Truman High School - Heritage Yearbook (Independence, MO)

 - Class of 1981

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These are the 'teenagers who are becoming involved in school as well as community activities, many working on a volunteer basis: - "lt was hard work, but it really, made me feel good." junior Stacey Smothers said about her experience at Camp Moja this summer. ' A group of students from the com- munity worked for,a week during June at Camp Moya as counselors, each one assigned to work with a handicapped camper: . ' "l went because these kids need someone to love and care for them and give them attention," senior Richard Wil- son said. "This was my third summer at Mojaf' - - ln addition to the Camp Moja volun teers. several volunteers serve in area - hospitals and handicapped centers: "l enjoy working with people." V ' volunteer Chuck Burris said "Through ' volunteering. l get to meet people who will help mein-planning a medical' career in the future and l have direct contact with people " Florent e -Linnenbrink, director of volunteer services at the lndependence Sanitarium. added. "We have had excel. lent success with our youth volunteer program. Wefre getting the kidswhoare sincerely interested in helping people and learning " . A Anothler annual community event that draws many volunteers is a walk a Q . Rellec t10nsf2 thon. The best known are the Walk for ' Mankind and the Leukemia walk-a-thon: "l'm a real humanitarian when it comes to things like that," senior Bar- bara Evans said. "l really don't know why l do itg walking 20 miles is a long way. Nobody makes me, either! But, if l don't- care, why should anyone else?" ln addition to the community activi- ties, there are many areas in school . where students have an opportunity to serve. 'Student Council is one such area: . "I got involved with Student Council because l like to see things done for the school and students, and l like to be ' involved with it, too!" vice-president Shel- ley Hendrix said. ."At school, the officers meet a great wall of'apathy," StuCo sponsor Nancy Ziegenhorn said, "but they go ahead and do what they can to get people involved." - - ' Senior Debbie Driskell has chan- neled her efforts into serving the school through music as president of Concert Choir: ' "l really looked up to the past presi- dents when l was a sophomore and a jun- ior, and l wanted to be a big part of choir and do as much as'l could for it," she said. There are many other students who go without recognition in service to the A - school and the community. This is only a small portion: . ' "l really admire these people, serv- ing without recognition. They are not nearly rewarded for the time they put ' in," Pool added. "lt's a shame that some kids come- and do only what they have to, hanging in to get that diploma," Ziegenhorn said. "This is the only time that kids will have a chance to be around others their own age," counselor Buel Stewart said. "GettingXinvolved now will prepare them to help others and themselves later." . . i , X.. -, . HQ , I i V ' H H . if 411 1 , IW, i . . Q. 5 .I I H1 V v, U 12 l f ! x 'n 'a 5, lui !. ii ' iis eg 11 I z I Z , gi Jil V . il! l" I I L NA ' ' "ff-4'4w:5t2ETv'n'?H'. '. .' lr- V V 1 'M-1'i1'a+:I. x ., 1-.w"'um -lim 1- 'U M wig J Q3 fNvd,,iv,6s SJ QQQ, JN sf? MANSQ wg A s-is X--Q T lv Q ww wXw'N WWE NEWS S035 lg 'meteor 3QW4SHkxQNxWs.fNQt L ?s5es3sw5SsQSfmSesSsssss' Right: Portrayers of the Renaissance serve as an outside classroom for English Lit students. Above: Neon signs tempt many under-aged students into faking lD's, Above left: Music vibrates Kemper, as Mithias Jobs, lead guitarist of the Scorpions, jams to the electr0'ying beat. Above right: Many students relieve everyday tension by attending concerts. Special effects, such as lasers and psychedelic lights, add to the excitement. Reflechonsffl . f . x eflec tion . . of kids truckin' to a newp beat ' b y Pepin Conde eenagers of the 80's are truckin' to the beat of a changing society. The anti-war rallies are gone and long hair is no longer fashionable, but have today's teenagers really changed? V ' . "Yeah," senior David Shockley said. "They were into protesting and stuff like that f you don't,see us marching at Kent State." But with the domestic turmoil facing this country today - an unstable econ- omy, racial riots and the outbreak of V overseas violence - why have these rebellious attitudes of American youths not sprung up? ' "They ttoday's teenagersl are turn- ing much more into their own psyches - something we seldom saw in the 1960's when youth was turning outward to change society," psychologist Kenneth Keniston, professor of human develop- ment at the Massachusettsqlnstitute of Technology, said. "I think the people lookedback and realized that they really didn't get any- where. What they did wasn't going to affect what the government did," senior Kevin Yahne said. Keniston agreed. "They tend to feel that the youth upsurge in the 1960's didn't get anywhere. Among some high school students there seems to be a sort of 'left out' feeling that they havemissed everything." . ' For some, the answer lies in the changing value of today's society: 1 "I think changing values have a great deal to do with it," Linda Griffith, English teacher, said. "Permissiveness of society has caused a lot of the problem. A large percentage of parents don't even attempt to discipline their children." , - Even some students could recognize their point: ' "Back then parents were pretty strict," David said. "Today people are more lenient. Kids can do just about whatever they want, they don't have to fight to do things." , No person interviewed really, defined the problem to one specific area. Society as a whole was blamed. With the respon- sibilities and pressures of a growing world, young adults are continually hav- ing to channel more and more of their time and interests to meet society's needs: , . "Today's kids are expressing their independence sooner," Pool said. "It's the growing pressures and faster-paced society. To move along with it, you have to do all these things." "Everything has moved down in age. Today's'parents when they were young, didn't have expectations of becoming part of the 'adult action' until they fin- ished high school. But for their kids, not being part of that action is much harder to take when 16-year-olds can drive and often own cars, and life centers on their peer group with little room left for any- thing else," Dr. Herbert Hendin, Colum- bia University psychiatrist and director of psychosocial studies at the center for policy research, said. i But nearly all also said the potential for these rebellious attitudes was still there - just tucked away under the hus- tle and bustle of today, waiting for a real need to make themcome forth tomor- row. If a real problem came up - some- thing large enough to stir up some emo- tion - they said American youths would react. Peter N. Stearns., historian at Car- negie Mellon Universityfsums this up: "lt is not unusual for waves of pro- - test to surge and then wane for awhilel It can be argued that the protestors of the 60's achieved enough of their goals to explain a brief lull. Andlunquestionablyg . more solid barriers to unrest were ' g erected." Reflections!5 ' . i ..n. '.. an - - ' 'r ,,, -, -,,v:A,7-7-.,,.:1,,, mxm am m x qm n m , an .- -,,. 8 ' ,f V , ' OO Q g2 MMM N , my Klqnw vXJ?kXEQg?iN FET b f- DLQ"fm,' . QA A If! ' H' bb ? Q lf Sui Q 7f :QjfEf N,L Y!,J i A ' 1. x I "' V . ' - ' 2 , l VA O . 4QqA A ?wL . . . I I K Ziff' 314-g.-,g X W . 'Q , .J fl f ' ' X X' .1 . t V ,J ' . I fx!! . I x X ,. Kid f o their own thing by part . by Pepin Conde early every day before going to school Chrissmoked a joint with his friendsf The few days he didn't get high, he usually spent staying home and crashing out, maybe dragging in second or third hour, often hung over from the night before. - - Like many students today, Chris had found himself being backed against the wall of the adult world. He was searching for an escape. For him that meant partying. One day Chris woke ,up to the fact drugs weren't, getting him anywhere. They were hurting his relationships at home and at school. And they were hurt ing his ability to ,cope with life: "Partying had such a control on my daily life that l didn't care about anything else. School, work, church -A everything seemed to be a drag, You have to put out some effort to succeed and l would have rather just jammed out in my own little world without trying reality," But getting off drugs wasn't the end to his partying. lt was just a time to ' change his views. ' . Since then, Chris has found there are other waysto party. He's found that partying is just a wordand what you make of it and how you feel determines the meaning: A "Helping other people have a good time is the' best way," he said. "Fixing lyour friend's stereo, repairing a car, help- ing someone out of a jam,-all these build real good friends. And one real friend, who understands, is worth a thousand casual conversations. ' Q A Chris is-not the only one to realize this. Some Truman students also share this idea: - t ' ' "Anytime when people get together and have a good time could be consi' dered a party," senior Jeff Magel said. "Any get together -- a church youth in' group meeting might be considered one you don't have to drink or smoke' pot,-f' 'V "To me, partying is cruisin' Noland with my girlfriends and whistling at the guys," junior Sonya Reddell saidi , "Yeah," senior Joe Amherson addeffi enthusiastically, "tt's getting some 'wango tango." " j 3 "A lot of it depends on who you are talking with. lcould see how going to a youth group meeting at church might be one, but at the same time l could see ' going to a concert and jamming down," senior David Mancini said. . A lot of things can influence whether a person will party. for some it depends on the group they are with at the moment f if it is a date or just a friend or possibly someone they might let pres sure them into it, with hopes they'll just fit in with the crowd. "Some people party just to let oth ers know. They're saying. 'Hey, look at -W me, l'm okay. l do -the same stuff you do. accept me," Chris said. "Usually the 'in' crowd shoots for social status and party ing is part of the social or 'in' style " This idea of partying to fit in with the crowd affects nearly everyone. Many - people said when Friday and Saturday night rolls around, they are expected to party. Junior Kim'Gill explains, "On Friday and Saturday everybody asks, 'Are you going out tonight?' lf they find lout you are staying home, they think you're a V V drag." V 4 Despite all the conflicting interests and backgrounds of the people inter viewed, their ideas of how to party still had one universal theme: having fun.. V Senior Rob Briggs described this idea particularly well: H ' "llt isl A social gathering.. stimulating conversation andesocial awareness to promote pleasure, amusement and the like. lmean it's kickin' down low. feelin' high." I . O F 1 ' as U esiy 635- -, Lyme, rfrwkfjzv-.qf.-f V-4,Q...,, . - ' - w . ' .'at - I-1f2Stvlesf7 .. .. .. ,fQ1fSi" ij 5 V Q . - ' A. , : .a.. A cn ri 4: ' "f1l-mv Ku. -Nu'f"i-in1'oldJ-'ini i-' Alt Town meeting President by Pepin Conde Truman High School became the center of national attention when Presi- dent Carter chose it as one of the stop- ping points on the opening week of his fall campaign. The President held a "town meet- ing" question-and-answer session with the Independence public on Sept. 2, the seventeenth such meeting since his inauguration. It was an opportunity for the public to voice their opinions and receive first-hand responses from Carter. After the President gave a brief opening speech, 16 volunteers chosen from the audience were allowed to ask questions. Among those chosen were junior Chong Kim and debate teacher Karen Garrison. Preparation for the visit went on for a week and two days beforehand. Secret Service moved in to scout the building. The band room was converted into an information center and additional tele- phone lines were brought in. The school Carter campaigns in gym maintenance crew put forth extra effort to make the school spotless. "We did a little extra cleaning," Principal LeRoy Brown said. "We got the schedule speeded up a bit. Everything done would have gotten done sooner or later, anyhow, but with the President coming things just happened a bit sooner." Besides physical changes, altera- tions in the school program also had to be made. Class and lunch schedules had to be rearranged and certain classes had to be moved to make extra room. Some people criticized the disrup- tion of the schedule. A large effort was made to keep the problem minimal. "I thought the community and school involvement far outweighed any inconveniencesf' Brown said. 'iThe tim- ing was good - we had just gotten off a long weekend. It did not disrupt the school program to where it was irreputablef' Another problem arose through the involvement of the student body. In the Above: President Carter greets Principal LeRoy Brown, Dr. Robert Henley, superintendent of schools, and Dr. H. Ray Mornson, president of the Board of Education, before his "town meeting" in Truman's gymnasium. Right: While trading strategies for the highest office in the nation, George Brett gives President Carter pointers on how to bat .400" in his fall campaign. Brett fans went farther than the write-in uote to print "Brett for President" bumper stickers. original plan, only some 50 students were to be included as ushers and press aides. Through the efforts of Brown the number was increased to about-400. "I made an effort to work with the press and Secret Service to involve more students. We stressed that for kids in certain classes relating with the things going on there was the potential for a good educational experience. l regret we couldn't get every school related person into the gym for a first hand experience," Brown said. ' To accommodate the remaining people, two large TV screens were bor- rowed from Washburn TV and installed in the library and multi-purpose room so the meeting could be viewed as it was being broadcast live. In addition, stu- dents went outside to watch the motor- cade as it pulled into Truman. "I felt we had done all we could do to include as many students and faculty as possible," he added. "Almost everyone who wanted to be involved was, either directly or indirectly." L1festylesf8 Right: "What improvements in Korea do you expectfrom the new Korean President Chun Do Hwan?"junior Chong Kim asks President Carter. Chong is the only studentfrom Truman chosen to ask a questzon Below Ajtersteppmg off the plane the President s morning uzsrt Includes a chat with Bess Truman a trzp to the Truman Library and a town meeting at Truman Hugh School ,Yi.-v, .. r lbw' na-as-4"" I xv? Y 251.3 . , . . . , , , , la v- , , .... - X , f , 5 E I ' '- 1 'Q , 4 :uf I V cl 1 f . . - I V 1 ' 1 E - ff J ' , 1 f- " 'if inf-11.13 ' '- " S".-xv-5. " -I , "- "ai, f if - J, "N J i? In , ' :K 1' r, ' 1" ' fa :Ms 5' , ' I - -1':,' tr ,. ' ,igfzlg r ,arf - in ' 1 : , ' .Ii vi gpg? si ,aw , 1 fy f 'hu , - -"5 ,, 'kffi' .F , . . ,- c..-we Y-Y :vf"2 ' ' ! , 1 ' fg Vi' V. Q vA Fast foods Youth 'chow down,' but not at home by Jeff Ellis The sit-down family meals are fading as the fast-food industry invades. Today's teenagers can no longer rely on a family meal every night. Jobs, school activities, etc. have become so time consuming a large meal is no longer convenient. "We don't eat at home very much anymore," junior Bob Morris said, "My mom works nights, so I just go out and get a hamburger or a pizza. On the aver- age, I eat out about five times a week." In the past decade, the fast food industry has exploded! Students are faced with a vast variety of foods to choose ,among - from the Big Mac to the Whopper. In a survey taken by a fast food res- taurant, 62 percent of Independence area teenagers eat at a fast food restaurant more than once a week. Twenty percent eat out once a week, 12 percent eat out "I eat out about twice a weekf, jun- ior Tom Cochran said. "It's a lot easier than going home and fixing something' Fast food is quick, cheap, and tastes good. Unfortunately, it may also provide questionable nutrition. "The problem in fast foods is the lack of iron, minerals and calcium, and the high cholesterol level from the beef and cheese," Barbara Dudley, director of Dietetics in the Sanitarium, added. One nutritional pitfall is fried pota- toes. Potatoes fixed any other way pro- vide few calories and a large percentage of the daily requirements of proteins, vitamins and minerals. When the pota- toes are deep fried, they become a high- fat, high-calorie food with little nutritional value: "People are going away from fruits and vegetables and going to meats and fats, and then not getting the proper amount of exercise," LaVonne Obrist, clinical dietician for the Independence Sanitarium, said. With the variety of fast foods availa- ble, it is a matter of taste as to which fast food restaurant to go to. In "Burger- land," McDonald's ranks No. 1 in popu- larity and sales yearly. lVIcDonald's commands approximately 20 percent of the S20 billion national market. They are rapidly being challenged, though, by numerous other growing chains. "The Big Mac kind of tastes like they use old stuff on it to get rid of it. I like Wendy's or Hardee's a lot better!" senior Lyn Snowden said. Even with nutritionists, dieticians, doctors, etc. constantly warning of "what fast foods will do to you," the ease, quickness and taste of fast foods always win out. once every two to three weeks and six percent eat at a fast food restaurant once a month. Left: Noland Road makes it easy for patrons to choose what type of fast food they want with its large selection of restaurants. Right: Junior Marc Medlin finds time to catch a quick burgeratone ofthe many choices in Uburgerland. " Below: Senior Byron White is better off eating ice cream since most shakes are made of uegetable oil, nonfat milk solids, flauorings and sugars. Cf' l -1 ev' I I I . N L ,Q I . ' " -' 1:3 X l lg w-,,.. t ..-algo Y - Lifestyles! 11 . . Nf.4.4., r.vzMxr,x s 14.4 Status symbols The Calvin Klein game hits students b y Lisa Nash Corvettes - Calvin Klein jeans - involvement in sports - a home in the up-town. These are just a few of the items that could qualify you for - the status game. The object of this game is to use your players fthe status symbolsl to prove that you have prestige, you fit ing or maybe, that you are just plain somebody. "It's in every facet of life. Since the beginning of school we've always been taught someone is better than someone else simply because of cliques and out- ward appearancesf' senior Barb Paxton said. Status of the 80's seems to have made a significant turnabout. According to "U,S. News and World Report," Americans by the millions are seeking status by rejecting flash goods and adopt- ing simpler lifestyles, often revolving around improving their minds and bodies. Americans, concerned about good health, pinched by inflation and worried about the energy shortage, have been shocked into the change. The society that once drove around in Cadillacs is now grabbing gas-efficient cars that are equipped with all the extras. Jeff Miller, psychologist at the Inde- pendence Mental Health Center, views status symbols as tools of the trade: "Something that shows high status in one field could be different in another. High status clothing for a doctor could be described as a white coat with a nice shirt and tie underneath. At colleges, it's the lzod shirts with the crocodile on the right side." In Truman's own society, today's clothing also reveals much about a person. The designer jeans and shirts that are the apparel of many these days have to be a sure clue to letting admirers know just what they cost. Students cite other reasons for purchasing designer fashions: "1 know they are going to last a lot longer and they are good quality. I also get them because of the brand name though. People see them and they say, Above: Whether it's to attain status or not, outer appearance for some could be a mirror of whafs on the inside. Right: The price for the name on the pocket of your designer jeans could run into the big bucks. 'Wow man! Calvin Kleinl' i' junior Jeff Beck said. Senior Laurie Pierpoint also enjoys the company names: . "But," she said, "I also think they fit better." Besides clothing, Miller also says status in a society tends to stem from the basic needs of people: "Everyone really needs doctors, so doctors naturally hold a high place in society. Everybody needs to be enter- tainedg therefore athletes, musicians and actors all have high prestige. The same is true for leaders." People who readily use status sym- bols, Miller said, are already assuming they have status and are trying to prove it ln a quote from "U.S. News and World Report," Standley Marcus, former chairman of Neiman-Marcus, a chain store that has capitalized on status sym- bols, said: "The whole clamor for status is a matter of acceptance. People want this acceptance from their peers." Lifestyles! 12 'ef gif H 5 5 if I .iffiffffh fa ' f" P ,fl WW. - - 0-can J ri j., ' ' 'il' Wi Nu. Nt-"'im10'cl-'-ll I Western wear hits scene in 'Urban Cowboy' craze b y Shelle y Hendrix Roy Rogers, John Wayne and now John Travolta. Cowboys have played a key role in America's heritage. It seems they've always been around and some say their spirit will linger forever. ' "It may be a fad now, but it's going to last a lot longer than, say disco. Busi- ness has picked up in the last three months. People are more interested in it. I think it's going to stick around pretty strong." Although cowboys have been around for awhile, there is a new type of cowboy these days - the urban cowboy. "The urban cowboy is the weekend type person," Tom White, assistant manager of the Electric Horseman, a - country and western lounge, said. "He's very casual." "The urban cowboy can feel comfort- able because he can be himself. He doesn't have to be phony or put on an act for anybody." ' These may be reasons the urban cowboy fad has captured such a wide variety of people. "We've had state representatives, lawyers, doctors and blue-collar workers. When they come in, they don't wear the three-piece suits, though. Everyone's casual." Another possible allurement is coun- try and western music and dance: "Country and western dance is just fun. You don't have to learn certain steps to be good. You can do anything you want. Country-western music also has old style rock-n-roll and that attracts some people." The Electric Horseman also has a mechanical bull similar to the one in "Urban Cowboy." It sits right out in front ,of the lounge. White says that the bull isn't the main attraction, but it's nice to have around. A big influence in this new fad seems to be the movie, "Urban Cowboy." "I think the movie has a lot todo with it," one patron of the Electric Horseman said. "It's just a fad, but it's a change of pace." Salyer agrees the "Urban Cowboy" has helped the cowboy fad, but she believes there has been another big influence: "Willie Nelson is a big influence - maybe even bigger than the movie. He's influenced the type of clothes the cow- boy wears, especially hats and boots." Although the cowboy scene hasn't caught on big yet among the majority of students, a variety of viewpoints exist on the growing fad: "I think they're looking for some- thing new. Everyone is tired of disco," senior Susie Lindsey said. "People like to wear new and differ- ent things and this gives them something - cowboy boots, hats and jeans," senior Carla Hooper agreed. "I bought cowboy boots because theylre something different, something new," senior Tommi Likely said. "But I think this style is going to stay around for awhile. To most people at Truman, being a cowboy is a look, but to some it's a lifestyle." This proves to be true with senior Rod Howard: "Sure I consider myself a cowboy, but it's more of a feeling, not a look. "Take someone who goes around and gets high all the time and then goes and puts on boots and he thinks he's a cowboy. I don't think he's a cowboy. "It's a free spirit." Sophomore Jeff Stuart agrees: "People try to be something they ain't. Like there's a certain fad so everyone goes out and does it. That's silly. "I'm a cowboy because I feel com- fortable being a cowboy. lt's what I like. It's a feeling." "Before, people were afraid to admit they were cowboys because they wanted to fit in. They were cowboys at heart, but not on the outside," Howard explained. "It's easier now," Stuart said. "Before, most people thought it was kind of weird, but now people are going along with it. It shouldnlt matter what people think. I'm me and I ain't going to put on an act." The cowboy is a familiar figure to people, says Salyer. "Cowboys are really American and I think people are trying to get back to that- to a more wholesome look." Right: Worlds of Fun's fearsome mechanical bull hypnotizes city cowboys as they anticipate the chance to show their skill in the first annual urban cowboy weekend. Far right: Western wear booms as studded shirts, boots and Leuis create the fash- ionable country appearance. Above: Cowboy hats come out of the country and inuade the city. Lifestyles! 14 . L I f 'fx 4? a N3 XS., 'Y' 1' i'. f ' X A , ' , g 2 ' L-1, 1 'is . I -'14-Mvmmfn.',5u .-1 ., ' 'HW 'sl-f M., vNv""b:1a'aL'4l Z ik Lifestyles! 16 9 A A lboue: To escape the scorching heat, people lunged into local fountains looking for diferent rays to cool off. Left: After the summer's three day notball practice, senior Gregg Lowe guzzles water 1 replenish his loss of body fluid. Summer hot spell sizzles with record-breaking heat In the blistering classroom, students limply sat sweltering during the worst heat wave in Independence history. The heat wave in July took more than 170 lives in the Kansas City area, and continued through September: "We spent most of our time in the basement where it was cooler. I would get up in the morning and do all my chores before it would get hot in the afternoon. We hung our laundry out instead of using the dryer," senior Jean Deters said. With the high demand of energy re- quired during the heat wave, many resi- dents of Independence encountered pow- er outages on peak alert days: "All of a sudden the electricity went out and the house became terribly hot. I went downstairs because it was a little bit cooler," senior Licia Dowell said. During the summer band members met to practice marching. Practicing in the evenings helped. "We marched mostly in the evenings N HE!! rffrcff CAN roar Marr wer omg FAN A rfrrrf ro K, me racer? Arwe- roar MAN, REAL cog, N X .Ffa LQTHM l - 'Lg Z' ri-- N A gg TQ T lt! S f' rf so it wasn't too hot, but it was still uncom- fortablef' senior Todd Harris grumbled. "It wasn't too bad because it was at night. What was worse was that I had football practice before, so that was a bite," junior Randy Bentele added. Since football practices were in the later afternoon, the heat was warmer for the players than the band members. Junior Robbie Makinen explained: "It was bad. It was super hot. They had to bring down about four coolers of ice each day." Looking at the cooler side, junior Michelle McQuinn worked as a lifeguard at an area swimming pool. It proved to be one of the most popular places during the summer heat. "It was crowded. By the middle of July we fHighleahj had made more than all of the last year. They sold over 1,000 season passes and refused to sell any- more," Michelle said. As it theheat during the summer weren't bad enough, the first couple of weeks back at school proved to be ex- hausting. "I just about died," senior Kathy Tes- terman gasped. "I think there should of been more fans and I think we should of been allowed to wear shortsf' "It wasn't really that hot, but at the beginning of school it was hotter," senior Jim Johnson remarked. Senior Dave Lundberg said, "It was terrible. It was kind of hard to concentrate when you're dripping all over your work." Since the regular classrooms did not have air-conditioning, a problem arose of, students not being able to concentrate on their studies: "Because of the heat, it was hard for me to concentrate. I would of rather stayed in a stuffy classroom," sophomore Lori Puckett said. Lifestyles! 17 -1' .. 1' is -, 'UHJV 1... uf-"'wo'aluiv if M t 'The Miracle Worker' Miracle unlocks door for blind, deaf girl On stage, next to the water pump in the front yard of the Keller home, Annie Sullivan performed the miracle. Annie was the woman who solved the mystery of Helen Keller in the fall play, "The Miracle Workerf' Senior Karen Chadwick portrayed Annie and junior Suzy Hess portrayed Helen. Annie taught Helen that objects have names. At first her teaching was just a finger- game to Helen, but when Helen realized the letters Annie spelled into her hand meant an object, such as water, the mira- cle occurred. Helen, the blind and deaf girl, was realistically portrayed by Suzy who is blind. Blind since birth, Suzy has had to rely on her ears to hear the things she can't see. For the play she had to train herself to ignore sounds, yet she also had to listen so she wouldn't miss her cues. Below right: On Annie 's last day at the Institute the little girls giue her a pair of smoked glasses for her sensitiue eyes. Below: Conflict of ideas in the way Helen should be taught and disciplined led to strug- gles ouer her control. "Yes, it Cpretending to be deafj is very hard. I have gotten into the habit of doing it now and sometimes it shows up," Suzy admitted, laughing. Suzy has also had to depend on her memory as an extra sense. After every practice nothing could be moved out of its place on the stage so she could learn where everything was. They also put foot-wide carpet strips around the edges of the bedroom floor, which they built on a platform above the stage, so Suzy would know when she was getting close to the edge. Senior Denise Milstead portrayed Aunt Ev, junior Jeff Beck portrayed Cap- tain Keller and senior Lisa Nash portrayed Kate Keller. Aunt Ev was the one who suggested Captain Keller write to a doctor in Baltimore to help Helen. The doctor thought Helen might somehow be taught and so they found Annie Sullivan, as a governess for Helen, at the Perkins Institute for the Blind in Boston. Karen and Suzy had many struggle scenes in which the spoiled Helen rebelled against her teacher. And both had their share ofbruises from kicking and hitting: "The part I enjoy the best is when I get to drown her," Karen said, joking about when she had to throw a pitcher of water in Suzy's face while they were struggling. During the play, Annie's past came back to haunt her every time she became emotionally attached to someone. All the lights went off except the spot- light on Annie and a blinking light in the background. Then the voices blared out and Annie winced in pain from the mem- ories. When Annie was a child, the only per- son she ever loved was her brother Jim- mie, who died when they were young. So she said she would never love anyone again. In the end when Annie performed the i I' I r I miracle, she sat next to the water pump ' and hugged Helen. And then she said, fat the same time spelling into Helen's handl "I, love, Helen. Forever, and - fshel paused, waiting for the voices, but her past had finally disappearedj - everly' Fall Play! 18 Left: James, portrayed by Page Crow, had trouble expressing his opinions because of his father's gruff attitude and male dominance ouer the household. They argued especially over Helen and how to treat her. Below: Annie disciplines Helen into a calm, patient child while liuing for two weeks in the garden house. Helen, still learning, plays the finger-game spelling a uord into her doll's hand. ""'-"1-f-sfamggia u H "f15"J'f is n""h-m vi'-Ai X1 ,ff-Ni' ,-- Above: Besides dancing and chatting at tables, punch and cookies were available to munch on. Bottom: Junior attendants Mark DeYoung and Trisha Anderson, senior candidates Rob Latimer, Lisa Nash, Roger Campbell, Linda Halsey, Scott Burnett and Rhonda French, and sopho- more attendants Roger Reyes and Kellie Williams. Christmas Dancef20 'Heritage' dance Interest in popular custom melts away The gym was bare on the night of the "Heritage Dance." As the evening pro- gressed, the number of couples dwindled. In past years the dance was one of the highlights of the year: "It's always been the biggest dance of the year. We made a lot of money on it. Kids are different nowf' Ron Clemons, Publications adviser, said. But three days before the dance there had been only 36 tickets sold. If more were not sold before noon on Friday, the Christmas Dance would be canceled. By Friday, 54 tickets were sold and Principal LeRoy Brown announced that the dance, sponsored by the Publications Department, would be held. "We already had the band contracted. We would have had to pay them, anyway. And then the people who had bought tickets, the girls had bought their dresses. So we decided to go ahead and do it, re- Upper left: Rhonda French wins this year's title as Heritage Queen. Below: A crown and red roses are Rhonda's rewards for being elected queen. Below right: A quiet moment in shared by all as Roger and Rhonda start the king and queen's dance, their first for the evening. luctantly," Clemons explained. There are many explanations as to why the turnout was so scarce. People did not realize the dress was to be semi-formal to formal, which meant that long dresses and suits were not re- quired. Others don't like the Chuck lnzerillo Orchestra and the type of music they play, or some just don't like to dance. Some also thought having the dance on the weekend, and when it is so close to Christmas, is bad. "It made me pretty mad. They shouldn't have expected a full house, hav- ing it on a Saturday night," senior Roger Campbell, the Heritage king, said when he was asked how he felt after he heard the dance might be canceled. But contradictory to the number of tickets sold, many thought the dance should still be held next year. "It just adds a special touch to Christ- mas. It gets you ready," junior Sara Sand- ring said. Others felt it was something different to do: "I like going to it. It's a different type of date in the wintertime. It breaks the fu routine of dates," senior Julia McCormick said. But the problems of the dance did not hinder the traditions. Roger Campbell and Rhonda French were crowned Heritage king and queen by last year's king John Steele and queen Tammi Weyrauch. Seniors Lisa Nash, Linda Halsey, Scott Burnett and Rob Latimer, juniors Trisha Anderson and Mark DeYoungg and sophomores Kellie Williams and Roger Reyes completed their court as attend- ants. The huge tree with strands of lights around it was lit up in the middle of the gym floor and the tables, decorated as Christmas packages, formed semi-circles out from the tree toward the band with the dance floor in the middle. ' Even though the dance is a Christ- mas tradition the decision will have to be made on whether or not to have it in the future: "I don't think it will ever be as big as it used to be. 'Tm going to try it one more year. And if it doesn't work then, it probably won't be worth it," Clemons predicted. Christmas Dancef21 I... 7' "" "vw I ' ' ' -' ', - .,-.- 'J w-Q .lx I wh. hr luesw - 1- 1 AFS Week Fundraisers break routine of school An ordinary week for everyone else, Feb. 2-6 was AFS Week, a variation in the everyday routine of school. To catch the interest of the student body, fund-raising projects were the focal points for the week. "I wish it had centered more on the KAFSJ students and their countries. Last year Mary tMariko Kondo, AFS student from Japanl had made things she could contribute from her culture, but the stu- dents we have from these countries tGer- many, Portugal and Guatemalaj couldn't come up with things like that and so for that reason we did have to gear it more towards just making money. I regret that," sponsor Ann Sunderland explained. The purpose of AFS Week was to promote interest in the AFS program and also to raise money: "It is also a time for the whole school to get involved with AFS," Adrienne Thornton, secretary-treasurer, said. Monday, AFS Day, introduced the week with an assembly. AFS students Karin Grajeda from Guatemala, Bibiana Neves from Portugal and Markus Preissler from Germany talked about their expe- riences here and also a little about their countries. Then the guest AFS students from Chile, Norway, Portugal and Eng- -r-nupr Above: At the end of the first day of AFS Week, students gather at a reception outside the cafeteria to meet the AFS guests and have refreshments. land talked about their lives in their native countries. One of the money-making projects, selling pickles, was begun and then Mon- day ended with the reception after school to acquaint others with the AFS students and the guests. On Tuesday, International Friendship Day, the doughnuts, heart candy, shares and the pant leg competition all started off the rest of the money-raising projects. On Wednesday, Class Spirit Day, the promotion for the pant leg competition began. The sophomores were represent- ed by Mr. Berlin, juniors, by Mr. Drink- water and seniors, by Mr. Standley. For every S5 raised by each class, an inch would be cut off its representative teach- er's pant leg. Originally, the pant legs were to be cut on Friday, but lack of money caused the competition to be extended and the pants were cut on Monday. On Thursday, Club Day, AFS club asked all other clubs to donate money or have a fund-raising project of their own for AFS. Then on Friday, Mar-Bib-Kar Day, the pickles were delivered and hosts Phil Bennett and Shelley Hendrix had to dress in some type of costume for not raising as much money as the other host, Carman Steinman, did. On Monday, the winning share was announced for a free album of the win- ner's choice, but the winner never showed up for the prize. So the club saved the money that would have been paid forthe album. In the pant leg competition, the sophomores won, causing 13 inches to be cut off Mr. Berlin's pant's leg. The club accumulated approximately 51,000 over the entire week. The money raised will go toward the AFS program. It costs the same amount of money for one AFS student as it does tor four. So it four families are interested in hosting, it is pos- sible to have four AFS students, which is the maximum a school can have. There was no particular goal as to how many students they would try tor, just to be able to raise the required amount ot money. ' ,Except for a few improvements, the week was considered a success: "I was kind of disappointed in the class competition. It they wanted to make it fun, they could have donated more money and really made the teacher's pant legs higher. I thought that could have been more successful," Adrienne said. Above right: AFS students from area schools par- ticipate in AFS Week by speaking at the kick-off assembly. Below: Truman's AFS students and one of the hosts introduce themselves at the assembly. K F. , J' 'lf-5 4, .ada AFS Week!22 inf' UW Right: Three teachers represent the classes for the pant leg competition, which is a contest to see which class can raise the most money. Mr, Standley, the seniors' teacher, has an inch cut off for euery S5 they V 'H V ,, Q acquire. Above: To wear a costume on Friday was the penalty for senior , ,til ' ' Shelley Hendrix, since she and senior Phil Bennett lost the hostcontest. -H 'A 'l '1' ' ' " ' ' "' ----A ' Q. I Q L K l Xl! fl , ff '. , lx '32 -1 t 1 J g.-1 1 Ars weekfza ' ""'R"'f'4'fGK5!5i33:i.i-f.".? 'ff' wr V, .1 N, ""U'W9-M. -w'i'fb11v'ui"il'4 U. -K Right: Skits between songs add variety and humor to the program as well as give the performers time to get on and off the stage. Passing the health store, David Penrod nudges Kelly Beattie inside to investigate. Above: During Concert Cl1oir's penformance of "The Name of the Game," choreography provides an opportunity to display dancing talents. 'Q-gr ' 1 XXBS qi 15' YW 1 fa Pat Revue Choirs sing, perform comical skits Popular music tunes created the pro- gram for the Pat Revue '81 on Feb. 25 and 26. The Music Department presented the concert, which was directed by Phillip Dunham, vocal music director. "It fthe Pat Revuej was basically started as an opportunity for the kids to sing popular music and put some skits on," Dunham said. "You Don't Bring Me Flowers" and "Keep the Fire Burning," which were ar- ranged by senior Debbie Driskell, "Hey Jude" and "Eleanor Rigby,', tributes to the memory of John Lennon and the Beatles and "Convoy" were some of the songs performed by the different choirs. A few songs had humorous extras added to them. In "Convoy," for example, guys on tricycles and big wheels rode onto the stage as the refrain was sung. Most of the other songs had simple dance routines to them, which added harmonizing movement. The dance steps Left: Men's Choir waves hotdogs as they sing a tribute to Oscar Mayer and other television commercials like Mounds and Almond Joy, Alka Seltzer and Pepsi. Above: Glenn Snowden, as "Brother were created by Dunham, various mem- bers of each group, and Jeannie Preston of the Blue Ridge Dance and Acrobatic School. Between songs, short comedy skits borrowed time and entertained the audi- ence while the next group got ready to perform. As the days drew closer to the event- ful night, to some people there was a shor- tage of time for rehearsing, and to others there was plenty of time: "More or less, we didn't have very much time. It's just come on us at once,', junior Robin Enke said. "People won't pay attention some- times. I think there was plenty of practice time. People just need to utilize it better," junior Greg'Palmer said. Use of backdrops brightened up the stage along with the effects of the lights, including several colored lighted back- grounds. One lighting technique, which was the use of strobe lights, was practiced only once. The auditorium dimmed and the strobe lights flashed across the stage, as the song, "Stormy" was sung by Con- cert Choir. Kathleen Tucker, Greg Palmer, fourth-hour stagecraft class, Robin Enke, David Lippe and Paul Given were all responsible for designing the set, lighting and sound. The Pat Revue and the musical usual- ly alternate years, but for the past two years there have been musicals. Because the Pat Revue had not been done for a while, many were afraid no one would know what it was and therefore not come. "I didn't know what a Pat Revue was. I thought it was a talent show. Boy was I wrong!" senior Gerald Sloan, Pat Revue performer, said. John," dashes across the stage along with "Sister Suzie, " "Martin Luther," "Phil and Don," "Brother Michael" and "Auntie Gin," during the Girls' Choir performance of Paul McCartney and Wings' song, "Let 'em in." Pat Revue!25 G! me 'ig V :. 1:1 11 "The one thing I really liked to do was go to school. I have had a great time going to school and I just want other people to have a good time like I did. I felt activities were an important part of that. " - Pennie Langton Senior "I feel the best way I rep- resent Truman High School is by being editor of the 'Spirit of '81.' Through the paper, I've been able to accommo- date all my abilities into one project which reach- es many people." - Cliff Cokingtin Senior SW T? an "Sports, that's what I like. I like all sports, not iust boys' sports. I like to go watch the girls. It gives me something to get recognition in." - Rusty Case Senior "Sports are important to me because it's been my whole life. Iive played sports ever since I was little and that's about all I know. I have some pret- ty good abilities in sports." - Penny Waggener Senior Who's Who School participation results in awards Who's Who in activities, academics and sports bounced back with Pennie Langton, Cliff Cokingtin, Penny Waggen- er and Rusty Case. These seniors, through involvement with school, excelled the normal dedica- tion of students by placing time, patience and understanding in areas they believe in. "The best way I represent Truman High School is by being editor of the 'Spir- it of '8l,' " Cliff Cokingtin expressed. "Through the paper, I've been able to accommodate all my abilities into one proj- ect which reaches many people. Our pa- per has relayed Truman's spirit of aca- demics, responsible judgement and school pride to all who read itf' Cliff was nominated by the faculty as the outstanding academic student. "It's quite an honor to be recognized for academics because that's really what high school is all about," Cliff said. "lt's nice to know I'm looked up to for my grades, but I really haven't devoted all my time to it. I've gotten a lot out of high school, and academics just happened to come along with it," he continued. Nominated for activities was Pennie Langton who participated in FCA, Na- tional Forensics and Debate Squad, Stu- dent Council, Starsteppers and Pep Club. "I think you have to stand strong in what your group believes in," Pennie ex- claimed. "God has equipped me with the abili- ty and energy to enjoy life, if I will enthusi- astically pursue those opportunities. I have energy and I have enthusiasm and I am willing to put that ability to use," she explained. Another important aspect is being involved athletically. Penny Waggner, nominated by the girls' athletic coaches as outstanding female athlete, played volley- ball, basketball, and ran track. 'Sports are important to me because it's been my whole life," Penny comment- ed. "I've played sports ever since I was little and that is about all I know." "You make a lot of friends, meet a lot of people and you have a lot of fun in sportsf' Penny continued. The boy's athletic coaches nominat- ed Rusty Case as the outstanding male athlete. Rusty participated in baseball, basketball and football. r "lt tsportsj gives me something to get recognition in," Rusty said. "That's all I ever had, because l'm not really good in school." "Sports, that's what I like. I like all sports, not just boys' sports. I like to watch the girls'. I like the after school activities better than the in-school activi- ties." Along with being nominated for Who's Who, all considered it important to have the student body backing them. "You're playing for yourself, but when you go up to the gym to play basketball and there are no fans there, you can't get into it. The fans make you go. They really do," Rusty exclaimed. "When you hear people cheer for you, it helps you play a lot better," Penny said. "When you're out there, having peo- ple back you gets you excited." "It's important to have the student body behind you because no matter how good your grades are, you won't get all that high school has to offer unless you extend your learning beyond the class- room," Cliff replied. Most of all, being recognized for their achievement in their area of interest be- stowed an honor upon the four students. Penny explained: "It means a lot. Sports are an impor- tant part of my life so it meant a lot to me to be picked for Who's Who." ' x S- IQYC ,iz --1-:itil ' ' Who's Who! 27 ,-f'---,-HU., 3 - "' k'l1i.i1,1.Q,,-.,wif-4i,1fg,gg5l, ,U ru. l Who's Who Students elect three girls for leadership Participation and involvement be- came key words in distinguishing the Who's Who representatives: sophomore Jodi Webber, junior Trisha Anderson, and senior Teresa McMahon. In a school-wide election, Jodi, Trisha and Teresa were selected as representa- tives of their classes based on their con- tributions and participation in school and extra-curricular activities. "I was so surprised to be chosen, I almost died. It makes me feel that what I worked for wasn't in vain. I guess it means my class thought that my accomplish- ments were good enough to elect me," Teresa said. This year, Teresa was a member of the girls' tennis and track teams, vice president of National Honor Society, a Courtwarming Queen candidate, a Wres- tlerette, and a member of Science Club and Tri-M. "The learning experience l've re- ceived from school means the most to me," Trisha said. "Not just learning from books, but from meeting people and get- ting involved." Trisha has been a cheerleader for the past two years, and this year was Enter- tainment Chairman for Student Council, Junior attendant at the Heritage Dance, a member of Forensics, Honor Society, FCA and last year's representative of the sophomore class in the Who's Who elec- tion. ' "Being involved and participating in school activities is what has kept me going," Jodi said. "I don't think I could just go for six hours a day." In her first year at Truman, Jodi was a Red-Squad cheerleader and a member of the girls, swim team. Though each of the girls was elected on her contributions to the class in school and extra-curricular activities, all three stressed the importance of taking their academic work seriously: "All the hard work will pay off later. The things l'm involved in now will help me decide what I want to do in college and later in life," Trisha said. "I take my education seriously," Ter- esa said. "If I don't learn now, I'll never learn!" mx. Q21 ,.... 41- Who s Who!28 S- I "Being involved and participating in school activities is what has kept me going. I don't think I couldjust go for six hours a day!" - Jodi Webber Sophomore if .41 "The learning experi- ence I've received from school is what means the most to me - not iust learning from books, but from meet- ing people and getting involved." - Trisha Anderson Junior '-1 L :lyk i . 1- 1 . A , , N. M "W 'uf-, . Wr- , Y I I - R5 ' :- ,Q 5 :lf , 1' H .fr A ,x Ari I f rg f ,Cf , ,J I rlrl 1 "I take my education seriously. If I donit learn now, I'll never learn. Being chosen for this makes me feel that what I worked for wasn't in vain." - Teresa McMahon Senior Who's Whof29 tu- ' HH: wi if ' ' ' fbudifv-hw-w'f'4i:ilA-nr'- ll-V Student Honors Students receive awards for contributions, spirit Several seniors acquired distinct honors from fellow classmates and the Independence Optimist Clubs. The outstanding senior girl and boy award required six people to be nominat- ed. The nominees were Phil Bennett, Cliff Cokingtin, Bob Henley, Libby Hoelscher, Julie Murphy and Katie Waterhouse. Cliff and Katie won the election and the Independence Optimists invited them to a luncheon, held to recognize all the outstanding seniors from the area high schools. Being involved in school activities and making top-notch grades are both quali- ties that go along with the award, but there are also many more: "You have to be able to get along with people, work with teachers and your peers," Bob said. Cliff was a varsity tennis player, a student council representative, the editor of the "Spirit," a member of NHS, NSHS, Quill and Scroll, Interact and Who's Who for academics. Katie was a junior and senior class officer, student council representative, Homecoming attendant, junior prom at- tendant, red and white squad cheerleader, a member of the drill team, NHS, Interact and Quill and Scroll, the managing editor for the "Spirit" and she was chosen for the Good Citizen Award from the Daughters of the American Revolution. Phil was the AFS host to Markus Above: Besides other school activities, Angie was also in Pep Club and drill team. Right: Because of their participation in school euents, Grant and Angie were chosen as Mr. and Miss School Spirit. Preissler, a varsity wrestler, a junior varsi- ty baseball player, a drum major, a mem- ber of concert and marching band, NHS, JETS, FCA, AFS, Tri-M, Science club and Presidents club. Bob performed in "The Desperate Hours," was on the varsity swim team, the golf team, a member of NHS, NFL and Chess club. Libby was a member of Science club, Spanish club, LAS, NHS, NSHS and NAHS. Julie was editorial editor for the "Spir- it," a member of concert and marching band, French club, Quill and Scroll, Tri- M, NHS, NFHS, AFS and LAS. Another honor award was for the two seniors who had the most energy and enthusiasm for the school. During halftime of the game against Winnetonka, Grant Dorsey and Angie Zimmerman were announced Mr. and Miss School Spirit. Grant was a student council repre- sentative, a male yell leader and partici- pated in Almost Anything Goes. Angie was in Pep Club and drill team, a junior and senior class officer, a student council representative, and a member of Interact and NSHS. To receive these awards was a plea- sant gift for their last year in high school: "It's a nice way to leave school - on a good note," Katie said. , Below: As a senior team member, Grant was inuolued in Almost Anything Goes, a Student Coun- cil contest. Above: Music played a big part in Julie's schedule since she was in marching, concert and Varsity Band. Right: As managing editor for the "Spirit," one of Katie's jobs was to lay down the copy. Middle: In preparation for a career as a doc- tor, Bob took classes such as Chemistry, Physics, Math Analysis, Trigonometry and Calculus. WL Student I-lonors!30 1 . Q sul' llill 9. . Q Hu 2? oiwuio NH,2H'lNH E l Above: One of CIU'f's extracurricular activities was Varsity Tennis. Below: The students nominated for the outstanding senior girl and boy were: Bob Hen- ley, Libby Hoelscher, Julie Murphy, CIW Cokingtin, Phil Bennett and Katie Waterhouse. Student Honorsf31 :LO 1 0 ff gi rm K f 1 U H S LXQ"'1'-'f'g-41,54 if, fF,?13N L Ethnic cultures blend with life at Truman by Jeff Ellis or most students, life has existed only in Independence. Others have come from around the world. Truman High School is not considered a "melting potl' in comparison with other schools, but is represented by numerous ethnic cultures, worldwide. Some have immigrated directly from foreign countries while others are descendants of immigrants. A few of the cultures represented are Dutch, German, Mexican, Korean, Chinese, Polish, Hawaiian, Samoan and Italian. Junior Silika Tonga and sophomore Kali Tonga are of royal ancestry from Tonga Island in the Pacific Ocean. Their father was among the first five Tongans to come to America. "My mother is from Hawaii and my father is from Tonga. I guess I am half and half," Silika said. Tonga Island is among a group of islands in the Pacific, which includes the island of Samoa where the Edward family istfrom. "My father came here 30 years ago because he was in the army. I was born in Hawaii and moved here about 11 years ago," senior Julie Edward said. Representing Korean culture is junior Chong Kim. Chong was born in Korea and moved to America in December, 1971. . "I still have very clear memories of Korea," Chong said. "We moved here . because there were better opportunities for education and there was more political freedom." Senior Monika Grusdat's parents are from Germany, her father from West Berlin and her mother from Hamburg. They moved to the United States "for no specific reason" in 1960. These are only a portion of the students with ethnical backgrounds. Most of these students adapt quickly to their new situation. However, for some who are racially or ethnically different, prejudice and discrimination sometimes become a problem: "I don't really think that this school is prejudiced," junior Gene Lee, one of two black students at Truman, said. "If they were, they would show it. In Missouri, they won't tell you they don't like you. Where I used to live, in North Carolina, they came right out and told you they didn't! I guess anywhere you go you're gonna get stared at if you are different." Louis Wirth, a well-read author on prejudice and racial discrimination, says prejudice is "an attitude with an emotional bias." According to Wirth, everyone, in the process of socialization, acquires attitudes, not only toward the racial and ethnic groups with which we come into contact, but toward all the elements of our environment. We learn to have attitudes toward dogs, flowers, democracy, red hair, poetry, communism, television, chiropractors, news commentators, modern art and even towards ourselves." "You'll find discrimination against something everywhere you go," senior Monika Grusdat commented. "I really donlt think it is very bad here. The students at Truman accept and make friends easier with people." Foreign exchange student Karin Grajeda admits that one of the most difficult obstacles she faced whenshe came to Truman was the students: "Sometimes I felt like a stranger. Many of the kids had their own groups and friends and did not want to open up to someone new. Things are a lot better now," she added. "We need to make a concerted effort to meet people who are different,'l Sociology teacher Rhea Kalhorn said. "Differences are exciting! Our society is full of differences. If everyone was the same, how dull it would bell' Malinda Kohl jjpecivjjplfle people!33 N Q -'lim' .Avi It casts r thafg what il takes tobe tinieid purchase a Clais .begins lyourjpnior year- -yw..f'M - , fred Seniors! 34 Adam Adair Kelly Adams Loreto Adrales Tom Alcox Richard Alfano lntez Ali Lonann Alter Joseph Amberson Dana Amos Terry Andersen 'SSEPQNI fs, 98 'Q 'Y'X hw QAM, I I' f 'V . , , 4fx, 'f 'va - ,,AV 3 h 4 kg!- vin hr -:tv 6 .5- ia "fav l ! 1 gflix I We . kd. we x . f 'ir if-.Q i"4'2 7 l T? 'exft ,G If l I ' 'H. I ' I f 1 Lk ' ' 5' A L Julie Anderson Mark Anderson Cathy Andrews Anna Angotti Kathy Angotti Nive Atagi Robert Bacus Lu Ann Bailey Jackie Baker Chris Barker Susan Barnes David Barragan Vince Barreto Vicki Batterton Julie Beard Melissa Beaver Olivia Becerra Melissa Beck Cindi Beebe Julie Bellville SQTIIOYS all f x 1 1 I hr 'P-TP as 'V' nr 'J J Qc: up. - wr' x. .... 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N 1.- 5 2 qui 1-5. 'Is' nv .f io- if----- -.--seniorsr l - Robin Gentry Sandra Giandalla Eddie Gifford Jeff Gilbert Tamiko Gilkey Tracy Goddard Vito Gomez V Keith Goosey i Lori Goosman 2 Ronnie Gouldsmith Kirk Graham Mike Graham Sherry Graham Susan Graham Karin Grajeda 1 ill il ll I l I i I V -Seniors! 40 we , 57 N me f- A -xv- A I -in f 1 .61 BA. A. r 4 Melody Greathouse Brenda Green Lori Greenfield Christine Greer Deanne Gregath ..-.s 1- ..-. f B Debbie Gregg Donnie Gregg Teri Gregory Lisa Gregovich Bert Gross Monika Grusdat Terri Gurney Linda Halsey Brad Hamilton Cindy Hanes Seniorsffll Tracy Hanlon Christy Hardwick Denelle Harlacher Gloria Harliss Janet Harris - .i.-ru. i. , Iv in , Kllbiflm, w""Em'aJ-qv Y- " i L. f h Todd Harris Jo Hauschel Seniorsf42 Christina Hawk Linda Hayner Jim Hayward Dwila Heath Kevin Hedges Peter Hedlin Brian Heidbrier Russell Heiple X, 'QQ L... ' rl l 1-P r . Hr X ner u-y ,7 f,,,1 Av' if -1: f 14.6 -on ,- In Z Kathy Henderson Gina Hendrix Shelley Hendrix Bob Henley Andy Henry Kevin Herring Mark Hill Sherry Hill Elizabeth Hoelscher Michael Hoeppner Laura Holeman Jenna Holloman Kelly Holm Mark Hood Susan Hopkins Lisa Horner Robert Howard Rod Howard Lance Howell .Chris Huff 'wg' We N F? X f... IC 'rf' Belinda Hurt Regina Hutton Joy lmmer Mike Jacobs Sandra Jenkins Lana Jenson Lynette Jenson Scott Jenson Alan Jobe 'Sharon Johann Andrew Johnson Angela Johnson Deanna Johnson Deborah Johnson James Johnson seniors --1-1... .. Seniors! 43 Seniors! 44 Joel Johnson Anita Johnston Deborah Jones Glenna Jones Lisa Jones Scott Jones Tim Jones Pam Jordan Lesli Joy Cheri Juarez Elizabeth Katherman Elizabeth Keightley Randy Kelley Carolyn Kelly Megan Kelly Mark Kendrick Josh Kennedy Amber Kenworthy Patrick Kettner Tony Kim K ,seniors Larry Kincaid Steve Klim Dee Klinginsmith Cindy Kluska Karla Knapp Malinda Kohl Matt Kraner Melissa Kreps Tammy Kriewitz Jeff Kuenne Sheryl Laber Lori Lady Rick Laffoon Vicky Laffoon Paul Landes --can "'1k2s?2-x Nw"'em'aLwul- P'- he Af 6 ha . 5 'J 5-Q x., ft Penny Langton Rob Latimer Robin Latimer Merita Launiuvao Karla Lavis New cultures lure students ' t Europe became the classroom for many students during their summer vacations as they traveled with Ameri- can Leadership study groups. I "I expected to go and learn about history, because I was on an academic trip," senior.Colin Braley said. "But in realityl learned more from the people." Most of the learning experience was actually in conversing with the people and in some cases, just watching them and living intheir surroundings. The first thing Americans encoun- ter after leaving the airport is the differ- ent cars, traffic laws and a small amount of culture shock: my , I j It seemed like everywhere we went the pedestrian wastsecond class," sophomore Steve Caples said, "You had towatch ogg for yourself or one of lthoseover-sized goatcarts fa small carl would get you." , Q, "I couldnyt believe it when we got to Germany and found out that you had to cross the street inta crosswalkor you'd get a ticket," Colin added. "We had a great time just watching the cars," junior Michelle Wright said. After learning how to use the dif- ferent types -of transportation and just walking across the street without get- ' lc Horns blcuret and tempers 'erupt in the streets of'Rome near the Colosseumlwhereithe city's slack 'traffic laws permit chaos and disorder. To bypass this problem, most people utilize the subway and bus , system even though passengers of these uehiclesemust often wait 45 minutes to an hour to 'crowd into . I one. I ' ' . I I ting arrested, the students, like mostjj teenagers, wanted food: I I "We had been through a really trough mountain pass, in Italy one after- noon and so we were late to lunch and starving," Michelle said. "We sat down and they served us spaghetti and we' ' kept asking for more.-'We were full and ready to leave when the waiters started f bringing out the dinner. 3 ' "We'd had a whole meal on appet- izer," she said. V - . g Many differences were apparent to the Americans and culture shock was onceagain the cause: o f'It just about knocked me out, when I saw a man walk out of the bathroom I was about to use. flfhey were alltco-ed, showers, too," Michelle said. X t I C ' After most of the culture.-lshockj had faded, the students were mote' interestedand open to seeing the sights of the different countries they were' visiting: I ' ,"We saw-a Shakespearean fplay',ilTTV' Stratford and that really clicked inmyt mind when I had to reada play byg Shakespeare in English,"' sophomote Julie Smith said. "We saw Leonardo da- Vinci's tomb, too. You hear about his paintings and how great he was, but you never. expect to be so closetto him." "I think my experience will stay with me for the rest of my life,-if Julie concluded. "It's something' you tell your grandkidsf' Y . . to 1 L, Q Jill Lazenby Penny Leath Nancy Lewis Tommi Likely Rebecca Lilly Susie Lindsey Lisa Linhardt Tracie Linville David Lippe Leslie Lipps it Seniors!45 Julie Locascio Bryan Lowderman Gregg Lowe Diane Lucero David Lundberg Kathy Lundy Brian Luttrell Julie Lyon Robin Maddox Jeff Magel Lisa Magruder Michael Makinen Cynthia Maloney David Mancini Carla Manns Richard Mansfield Kathy Markham Michelle Martin David McClellan Julia McCormick Steve McGee -Teresa McMahon Brian McMillian Linda Mercer Cheri Merrill Johnna Meyer Belinda Milford Janice Miller Jeanette Miller William Miller Steve Milliron Denise Milstead Laura Minthorn Dale Minton John Mitchell John Monaco Cindy Moore Mark Moore Todd Morgan Julie Murphy Lisa Nash Terri Nelson Bibiana Neves April Noland Allan Nordike Mitchell Norfleet Jacquie O'Benar Elaine Ogle Robert Olinger Patty Orwick SCTIIOYS Robert Osborne Carrie Pagel Robin Palmer John Parrish Gary Paul Barb Paxton Dennis Pearl Jeff Pearman Lisa Pennington Jana Pinspn Marsha Perkins Patty Petet John Pettit Cheryl Philpott Laura Philpott Melody Pier Laurie Pierpoint Ginger Pimblott Kent Polacek Lynnie Pollock SQTIIOYS -- Diana Pool Brenda Popplewell Noelle Pratt Markus Priessler David Presley Sheila Preston Abby Pulley Debbie Quaintance Bonnie Quick Leslie Ragner Mike Rago Robin Raiford Lisa Reagan Kimm Redman Todd Reed Robin Remington Don Renfrow . Lisa Reyes Pat Rice Teresa Rice Andy Richardson Margaret Richard John Richey David Rickey Paul Riffe I Renee Riley Carmen Risinger Tammie Roark Brent Roberts Mike Romstad Doug Ruse Jim Rutherford Fred Ryken Gina Sager Tony Salazar S011 Debbie Saluto Tammie Sams Gary Sartain Stacy Sartin Donny Scardino ---i-ua . i f 1 w 1, 'ill 0711 Nuu Nlv "Muff 61 -V cv' i l 7 3 i i l 1 i Seniorsf50 David Scott Shelly Scranton Gary Sewell I Scott Sharkey Denise Shelby Kevin Shellhorn Bruce Shinabarger Melinda Shockey David Shockley Toni Shouse l l l S F Elissa Shreckengaust Don Simons Ed Simmons Richard Skinner Lori Slaybaugh Gerald Sloan Tammy Smith 'Glenn Snowden Lyn Snowden Kevin Spencer Jerry Spratt Barry Spry Laurie Squibb Ronnie Srader Sheri Staatz Kevin Starks Mike Still Jeff Storms Lorretta Strait Laura Stroud S2I'llOI'S Debbie Stuart Doug Sturgess Beth Summers Kelly Tally Gordon Taylor Kathy Testerman Robin Theen Brett Thomas Dawn Thompson Jerry Thompson Mike Thompson Robert Thorpe Troy Todd Linda Toner Tamasita Tonga Tim Trenary Susie Trotta Susie Trotter Bruce Turley Karen Turner Tammy Turner Tammy Tweedy Diann Twente Darla Vaughn James Vaughn Tony Vincent Kim Vinson John Waddell Penny Waggener Jane Wagner Juli Walker Pat Walkenshaw Kevin Wallace Joel Walsh Mary Warner WCZJVML 'UHF ""V' - ,. wff1lll4,1rg.gXL, ,evra-igmldrqi. 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' .X .-A Lisa Hill .- T ff -, Q I ' W ' b, ' , J I 'A Shane Hills ' Ex Q ' s ff' . i , hw f- . L A' 1 Jennie Hodges I 4 - to . ttf. .. eff ' it Mm Hodge S. "lf, K rf 'Li .. Q-Q it JV! '-571 A I Z, I Hands speak words for deaf Even though deaf people do not hear they jokes, they are still able to understand the laughter. Junior Holly Noland uses sign language to bring joy and understanding into their lives. I Holly became interested in sign language, orclosed caption, three years ago. She met a man at her church who was deaf and she felt that she would like to be close to him in a way that he could understand. , I "I met John Steele at my church and I felt sort of drawn toward him. He was deaf, but that didn't stop me." ' Holly's friend,iBernise Clark, who is also deaf, taught her how to talk in 'sign language. "I told Bernise about John and she taught me the different meanings of words by sign languagef, ' Sign language is not very different I I ..l.,,, I . ,il if I I iz! xi l v xi'-1 ii .. My ,r-. . Q '- .1-1. I 'Sign language enables Holly to communicate with the deaf and to translate oral ,speech into a language they can understand. ' from verbal speaking. The only differ- ence is that it's more condensed. "I guess it's a different sort of communication. People say complex sentences using 'it' and 'the.' When using sign language, you learn torsay things in a lot fewer words. People use extra words when they talk but sign language uses the main idea." Holly used her sign language skills this year at Truman. It was her first public performance and she used it dur- ing the play, "The Miracle Worker." "I did it because Mrs. Tucker asked me and also because it helped tie in with the theme of the play. Mrs. Tucker felt since the play and sign language both dealt with the handicap, it would relate to it." ' ' Holly enjoys using sign language. She is able to talk to the' deaf and enjoys it. "I took time to learn a skill that has brought me closer to others less fortu- nate than me." . if , ,V ' "-'wg Morgie Hoffine ggi V if 1 - I ,J 5. fi X ' - Z Janet Hoffman Q If ' ,L J..1,t l - A ' John Hogue ' 1, 4. 'f""fV , xr .1 N x l Jenny Holcomb ii., kb A il' ,, li 1 ' Todd Holderness t ' - ' , Shawn Holloway fling Q RV' il, .lj . is .115 . Q 1" I lv' pf. Juniorsf59 James Holm Debbie Holman Mary Holt Mike'Hooper Kim Hopkins Tracy Horn Mike Hosack Brian Howard Kim Howard Jeff Howe Mark Huelse Randy Hukkanen Larry Hunter Michelle Hurd Jeff Hurst Brent Ince Wally Jackson Jim Jardine 'w""um a-"nr i-' I f l' 4 y i y 'f ii . J , 4 5, M ri "Rn 1 3 ' ' 1 l . .Ai A-. ' ' l l W , 1 .l i il f , N -i 1 f 1-:Sw , 'Z 1. :,,5.f f f: 2 . 'illf if' - z. if rw H in .... ' . 2 K lf 5 E if fi V Rn 1114 , gf . 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'V - il. .iii rw ' . 4 . f 7.4-1, i.v.Q:'f:A-V-:id i juniors Kim Lavis Richard Leonard David Lester Richard Lierman Susan Light Carla Lindgren Ron Little Kim Loun Renee Lowe Julie Lucas Brad Lyon Ron Mackey Mike Maddox Cindy Magill Robbi Makinen Joe Maloney Chris Mancini Joe Mandacina Russell Martin Julie Martinez Mark Martinez Juniors!61 i i l i 5 Wynetta Massey Suzy Mast Kevin Matson Ginna Mayden Dana Mayse Bryan McArthur Lisa McCartney 4 I Lance McCauley Paul McClain Delores McCollus Greg McCulley Wayne McDowell Karen McGinness Cynthia McHenry I l l l i Michelle McQuinn i l Sharon McVay Mark Medlin i Carla Meier i Julie Meier l Lynn Mendicki I Eric Mercado l .: "l,.Yig ,.-- 'm. ' -1-w"bm ol--'wr -lu Vg: eff .ei.,.p 35'-i ijifswmfrv V I j' if., 'MT' 3 , fi? "1"" iifigf W JV - f 'V in V . , 'lv ,iq 1 . I 1 ' 3 Q-H - ' A .f 1 f , . ' - -ii K" , ,' 1. ' " 1 sq... --54 E, I , 5' 1 1 JU 4.-i 9 A .4 if V i-F i .gA, ' 953- A Q i 152 qi ,Vp . V ,gg V 3 .i V 1 . Q1 . 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V ' ', ', ': Vw 6 9 ', 1 H5 l V VV i Tfov Mofefod ' P ,., i Zane Morerocl Q if if ,an ' 3' E L ' 9"gg-,fy .5 yu jj fi l BObM0f'0Ck i X iff? is f ' V F11 T -, ff' t Robert Morris A . ,Q V, K ,A .5 fi U7 xt, ,.., . jV Z- Y R V. .. + .I r Caihv Mufphy , r f' , Rf ii 3 55311 NH 1-fl 'gi'-,VA fy' V ,V fi " f ' , . f , N: fl V. ii, V. fe Kevin Murphy N X .Te ,VM - swf A X, gjpgyi V r ,S 1 , R Bret Myers 'Q is X , ' 1 o s,fl'?::x jviixiisl ,. ' VK - , l i Butch Nesbitt Vgagfg ogg Q y , .n y s 3 V- V , - . Angie Netherton 1 ffl 1- "Rf 4 is 'Q , 1 1 ' ' , Jason Nicholson fl I f A e f f ,.,, . i Q' 5 ' f wil Holly Noland 4 x i ,ff i All ' N' if s La. ' ,Lia " , ' Rhonda Norris -L V , ,v ' exif Q 51 I EFA, Dawnefieofmsbee Velic fgif ' X 1 fi , V, - 'f i 'VV 15 f J uniors! 62 Lb l x I I QQ.. .v ,Q Zh l 'Q i ' :gig l 5 W ilflahf D. ,c Q di hi in 1532132 " 6 4,7 ,, fi EL .Sy i iff- .fif " ' E44 A ' We v Ya g, K. 5 , , , 4 ff I T ' , rj 1 ' at X' li 9 1, Affl A ' fi li ti L41 , -. . 'M' 1. I 1 , " ' ' .. . t ' s LJ:gi',,?i eg, fm: X qw ry!! ,, fp , i , ' g Z je f 5 , ,K , l y ef! 1 .1 Mgr, Brad Oyler Scott Pace Greg Palmer Emily Parker Lori Parker Shari Parker Todd Parker Dan Parks Doug Parks Dee Parrish Dawn Patterson Kelly Patton Cherise Payne Bill Pelletier Ron Pence Lisa Pendleton Cheri Pennel Wendy Peters P S F l I i 11" ,' at ff if fr , .- i ru ,w g A 7A , x h Y JM f Q, I 4' 4, 'SEZ ,.f , A ix 3' V I il it .Q X1 i f 3 ni' 5 lr f , r,-, , f 1 ,, , 5f, jxg,lQ, ' f, V Y A ' iff! I ' 5 , lvl 'KL Hui.. , t 5,1 ,,.:,,l Laurie Phelps Angie Pierce Dana Piker David Pittman Nancy Plain Steve Plake Juniors!63 -T-.1- --......i- i i -Le -Wallin iiI.1'JL'l'-iriiaiwil V -li l ' ' ,',.2 142: . fit'--Q 1 -., 1. F ,D ,: Donnie Ploeger QQ 'J' l - Q QQ ' 1 " Q Dana Poindexter Q F N 2 ,,.l-giffllfgi ,-' gig "'1"'5' Jim Pollard Q , j T. T., . fi? "' , A j Jenny Porter QQ , 2 lk Q 4 ' ' L: l Jim Porter l . . V Elf, V 1 V i Dan Presley ' A, Q l . ff V HQ , H' in if 4 f 2 r- ' Sf , L-lf' ,i ' ' 'l' A Mike Pruetting ffm Q Q ,Q .ggiei , ' Scott Quick ' V 5,,,3Q' QQ A .' 1 P53 Q , , ,gg Patty Quinlan Q l " ' rg Y L. -41 Julie Rabideau 2 Q, - A 111 ' Qf- Q ' '9' -If i Cfndvhndolph 5, --: V i ' f l l Chris Rea i Q - N ' ' "-""' Q J 'QQ l ' ' Q , .Q Q .QQ . Q , Sonya Reddeii ,,3Q.5 K Y 55? Q , . ' Q I Tracy Reed I L QQ' -I 4 ' Anne Reid i " i Q A Z QQ if Q X l , Q Q Q Phil Rellihan i i ,,g l - f R P.- ' I Mike Richardson , i i i w I if 'Q , y 1 1 - 'ff' -rf . - iw if '. JeffRicketson N , 1 X ,M ' ' . - X , ix 159 Rl lx? ' . 1, QQQ1 X fi q A Q QQQQ i i l 2 l l l li Q i l . 21 il FI i . ll i ll i , i gl l l i l L Q i l i Q A , , E - 'QQ :f' . Q Q Q i QQQQ Q Judy Reider E by . - maj .. 'T, Lisa Rife Z . Q, be ,Y A ix if .Q 3 Q , gg 5 Ange1aRine11a 2 ' - " ' lv i K' i R, re' il Lee Ritchie ' 1' ' js 343' ' 5- 3 ' 'Wi H ' , UNL' 'i fi A Kirk Ritter - Q. ' " , f ,. . 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Q, , X ,, rl jumors Delores Sloane Phyllis Sloezen Kim Smith Laurie Smith Mike Smith Tammy Smith Terri Smith Stacey Smothers Ann Snyder Deanna Snyder Sam Snyder Jim South Jan Sperry Kent Spiers Tani Stanke Sylvia Stauffer Jim Steele Carmen Steinman Raschelle Stokes ,Lisa Stomboly Glenda Stowers i l l r l 1 5 i i l i i i 2 l i E2 i i i i l A F-f l! l i il , ,i ll ll l i l l l il ll ll il i ll in i. lf li E, 1: 4. i i Juniors!66 l Scott Streed Kevin Stroup Mark Sutherland Lisa Sutton Darris Swait Sheila Tatom John Taylor Lisa Temple Tara Thompson Adrienne Thornton David Titus Debbie Toner Silika Tonga Tim Trader Kris Tucker Rodney Turley David Tweedy - Russell Tye Fred Ubaldo Lori Umsted Mark Usrey Monica Usrey Vicki Vandiver Shelley VanMeter Vicki VanRy 'Jane VanTassel Steve Vaughn Hugh Vest --.N y l 4 1 1 ., f -vi l, . . fmlm1:f.4',,, ,,u.l-ikfiillgqi., ,, in V Fw 5, , Z, W It 3 . i - 1 S 4 ff zz, M ff F fi v . 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Rinda Wilcox Leslie Wiley John Wilkinson Andy Williams Susan Williamson Stephanie Wilson Sheryl Wingo Paige Winship Steve Winship Cathy Winslow John Wiser Theresa Witthar Jean Wolford David Wood Jim Wood Pam Wood Michelle Wright V Don Wyzard "' .1 'ww-vw ,s . 1 N I K , ii' if? Q s f, i X , 'H 1 i ' Y , dl! Ki, ' :Lx i' YTT' -- ' i f' i i v l . f ' V fi 1 I l l i l I l F l .fr f JA -49. i 2, l 1 Kendra Yahne Lyn Yeager Susan Young Gina Zimmerman Amy Zimmermann Donny Zink l . J uniorsf 67 1 i 1 1 V ' 1 m5l',il'dW1'i4u. f41f"1lf1'.i24iAY M i 5 ' 1 1 1 V X -"'-- f-v , ., M--Q--Q e 1 Alan Adkins 2' iis V' z ' if - ' ' 2 Pam Admire Q 1 6 Ln ,m v 5 3 1 '1 Loretta Ahloe r "gi ,Q A If Oliver AhMu A " ,gp V If fi' i Mike Ahrens X, 1 V. ,A ig I JanellAkers f 'A 1 ff: i 'l ' fin i Penny Allee Kathy Allin . 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Y ' Q 3,2 ,i 'B ' A . , I - ' 'M V fd 'W , - .pit rr, it wg If fa, e - J 4 i ' 'Quia' . mia. - B l 4 ,,, ,W L- 1 K if 2 .v -1' , lv V ,, , , .ff J. 74 l 1- - 5-13- yzr Af f f of M2 ',-.9 54-'if-ff0'5"a s,'l Susan Babler Randy Bacus Sharon Bailey Steve Bailey Mike Bair Melane Ball Christy Ballinger Lee Barger Duane Barron Theresa Bascio John Basden Sherri Baze Damon Beck Sharyl Beebe Tom Beebe James Bell Jennifer Bell Mike Bell Alan Bennett Ted Benson Kerri Bergstrand Leo Bersterman Larry Birt Geri Bisges Jeana Blankenship Mike Boby Tamara Boecker Jolaina Bohanaon Paul Bond Joni Bordeno Brady Boyd Melanie Brayfield Joe Breshears Lavon Brewer Sandy Brinkmeyer Michelle Briseno Charles Brown Kyndra Brown Mona Brown Phil Brown Kim Browning Dennis Bruner l l i l Q- -- S f 'l H ' liaiili ' W :Q 2? sophomores Karl Buchanan Penny Buckner Debbie Bullard John Bullock Shellie Burleson Melody Burns Greg Burnworth Larry Burroughs Susie Cable Heather.Caldwell Stephanie Caldwell David Calfas Gina Calvin Laura Campbell Paul Campbell Samantha Campbell Steve Caples Jay Carpenter Kim Carpenter Carrie Carter Chris Castro Sophomoresf 69 Sophomoresf 70 Brent Caswell Todd Caviness Nancy Chamberlain Misty Chenoweth Colin Christensen Sandra Christian Vikie Christy Wendi Clark Regina Cline Julie Cochran Jill Coldsnow Mike Coe Sammie Cole Donald Coleman Susan Coleman Debbie Collins Julie Combs John Cook Lee Cook Raymond Cook Jim Copeland Bill Corteville Mike Coughenour Tim Crabtree Julie Craig Shellie Crawford Sharon Cruwell Machelle Cypret Angela Danzo Maura Daugherty Sandra Daugherty Jeff Davis Tammy Davis Teri Dean Tracy Deatherage Renee Deckard Tina Delana Tim Dempsey Fred Denham Rhonda Deschesnes Tina Diaz Denise Dickerson ,iv 'Awww A Q ,gg , , f.. k ' ,, . :1 u u" r 51 C22 f' , ,. -A ' 1 r at i X 4 gf' 5 i 'S . , Q Li ,I 'r A ,- . , fn' l .L 2 i, 4 . v -4 r r ia bf. -X :Tx ., ' f L.. .Ni f :ii ' "html-4 i rl'- Q, ,.. gf- 1 A A , Q WX r 'L if ......., , 1 1 Ai x . v Q fell VAYIR Q Y 1 J ll l 115 :li U El i59i ,gr" ' ir i W TJ r hd, I 43 fo L.. . ,vi 357, l lei I ,W ,A -CHL ai rf' ., l 1 f A fix, A . 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' 5 . .fi 2 V Y . ..V. ' Z 4 fflilt-EVN: Q -1! '-E:f'Tu-'el 315 ' -5, if , 5-my . xlkgiji - I .. L K .1 1 2 . 'I . f gay , Jia . 2, if X vi 4 5' I' 'H ,, , , ., , ,Xu s bv' I-W .f-yr Q, V "PLL I 3 .sv r Q . f . , , . . . ,,,,. A, Q 9, :1 Figs, X l ,if 1 , 5? Y.. A ' .X 1 iff? Y i Q t- Y L . . X . Craig Fairbanks Robert Farley Jill Farnham Dennis Farris Angela Ferguson Tracy Fletcher Jean Ann Ford 31" "Q 5. T I t'T"' f' f' qw Mark Foudree . :Witt 'fi ' .J i, Q 5 - ,ET 1 Mark Fowler ' ii Q i ir, A Leslie Fox V i - ' "N ' ' 1 ' l , 1. W , ,,. ,lf Mark Franco l 5-L , I - A. 2 i ig, I I 1 U 'Kent Franklin " J .V , ' 3 .. ' Q. , . Jan Gaines ll ki , .X i 'i . . Jesse Garcia A xfva X . f, Vance Garrett Mil' T! ,- " Jon Geier K M .' t tif ik, f Randy George f.. sf ' if W Steve Giarraputo '27 : F f t fi 1 , - It Keith Gilges . . x. ,Q ,. . Q ., N 1, A K 'ri' Allison Gladbach Q r fs A . rssg 1 Kim oiiaeweii l ' iisii sl. H' . L lb , I, , V ,lv . .. J, ,,,,,,K co exce s i . , y yVi 3 H qs! -. sf ml f . . ' I f it ,- . A s tsl, r., YL! l, ,tx 'I ..... i- f-, mm tr iif? -1: was ,I ' .' -. 5 -,'.:'F+, ,i1:'f-wtf-,fxivifjiqlg .7 in motocross I , -Q., , , I I ' .nyl E ,V -..i,,:,N.,Q0'Q:3,,fQ33lr:lQi.Q-:'m., ,r..W,f,frq . '. " Af . f "t ., ...kfi : ,v-wtvitblf,-,,, ""2 "i Motocross is more than a pastime 3-f irq., W ' - j fs, , ,V V ' . Q 'L "t tr'--"i jjg? to sophomore Scott Phelps. In fact, he f ' 'fv -L ii A 'h rg-.ig L 4 1 placed second in the nation. ., My .gig fiqimk ruf ' ,. A is ' ' 'is t "lt's really not winning as much as q.1jg,ff'X .Msg-, q.,4L132 ge ,' " l .e at QM 1 ff ' competing," Scott said. "But it does L Z? -I ' Q" . -.r.v.Fe1, ""L1..-F ' A ' -'7'59'i ,yfg si rule Over everything for me." "4 . .. .. . ' f ' I . Q f .' ?s - rfftisiisis ' '- ' ' . t . - 'A ' .T .N ' - - ' M-,,ss'Zf"!q,,,, , J fx, . 1' , '- ..:-V, -1 ,-- tfZEi.', ,, At the age of nine, Scott decided to A A!qg,,.Q:z,.g,g 1.5, fam. , ' g 5 -- "Qi n 1. A' enteralocalrminicycle race. , Yffiii-'fL1'fi'S1'rf . '- ri I' 7' V"l'd never done it before but I asked my dad and he said, 'yes,' so I entered,".Scott said. A couple of years later, he was still racing in local races and taking fourths and fifths. , ' "I really'didn't get serious about it until last year," Scott said. "Before, my dad would yell at me and say, 'you should havewoni' You know how dads are, butit was just fun to me." ' I This year Scott began to really put himself into his hobby. He set out to combine his natural talents with learn- ing, practicing and some changes. "I haverft done anything this whole yearon a weekend besides race motor- cycles," Scott said. V Missing Friday night football games andnot really having time to make a lot of friends at school was hard, but Scott couldn't do both. "l'm motocross all the time," he said. "I've got a lot of close friends at the track. We run in a pack and do things together." "We've got something in common. Natural talents are good to have, but sophomore Scott Phelps finds he has to concentrate on special i' motocross skills to compete with the nations best. Ijust never could go around telling peo- ple at school about it." V Scott also found one of his closest friends to be his clad. , , "We're a team, we don't have one of those hi-bye routine relationshipsf' Scott said. , He and hisdad travel together to his races and practice together. Scott also works with him at his motorcycle shop. He doesn't get paid, but hedoes get a new motorcycle every year and it also helps to pay some of the other expenses that come with his sport. "Shoot, a helmet alone costs about 33150, not to mention bike repairs,'7 Scott said. His helmet and other protective gear are necessities because motocross is a very dangerous sport. "I was flying around the first corner in the Astrodome in Texas and got tangled up with a guy. I think about three bikes ran over me," Scott related. But a caved-in chest, broken arms, ribs, collar bones and lots of bruisesjiust can't stop the motocross marvel. "In the last year I've only lost once," Scott said: ' to ' In Missouri he is ranked first inthe 80cc,class and third in the 125cc class. After qualifying iniMissouri he went to Lake Whitney, Texas, for his first na- tional race. "We fScott and his dadl decided I was ready to run it, so I gave it my best shot." . "lt was really exciting riding in the nationals because it's like being inthe Olympics and it's the closest you can get to being a professional." I He left with the second place title and a five-foot trophy.. But Scott says he's going back next year: - f "l've got to get number one, then I can settle back and just ride." I Sophomoresf 71 Dan Goff Fred Graham David Gramlich Randy Gray Brigitte Green Tim Green Shelly Griffith Jay Guerra Debbie Hadley Lisa Hageman Carole Hahn Cheryl Hall Sue Hallford Sara Halliday Doug Halsey Ronnie Halterman Bruce Hamby Brent Hancock Laura Hardy Randy Harms Nisan Harlow wi ri, ,, "4alNlfv K'-. "u,,,-.mwiqr , r v Qi if I A, .V:.V.,, fl 1-5 ' 43 . , .. J I i Q V. - - W F , , if 1 L Q' if 1 'L-ftff. if . , 1 . 2 .fa ai "-'fi ii, , f 4- Y .5 W! l' 5 'H' H' H .,., , 'f f 1 my i I 1' -.17 2, X Sophomores! 72 -:--f N. my -be .is Q A s if l, . , ,-tt amy xg K it rf? :ZH xf s wel, I 'L A-1 i it l -vs Q- , -err. it Q., i . S N ? -, 14:15 all N as av' H? T. 7 we M . " wif we Y' t Es ggi , 2, is . Scott Harris Shelly Harvey Derk Hawks Randy Hawthorn DeAna Haynes John Hayward Bobby Hedrick Julie Heidbrier Martin Heins Heidi Hemmerlein Danny Hendricks Laura Henly Debra Herren Susan Herrick Alicia Hessenflow Jeff Hicks Don Higginbotham Anne Hills Mary Hoelscher Brion Holcomb Tracy Holliday Andy Holloway Jill Holsten Connie Horner Joe Houston Rebecca Howard Kristi Howard Wendy Huddle Shannon Hudgens Kevin Huff Darrell Hughes Keith Hungerford Steve Isaacs Kenny Jackson Amelle Jardak Jeanne Jarmin Joan Jarmin Chris Jennings Jeff Jennings Kari Johnson Kim Johnson Kris Johnson rl 1272 "'. r 1 V, I f 1-as I L I i EF, J Q th' 1 ,if -U i i K, s if 5 ! X v 1 ' t T' iv GLW., er , 2 1 -sophomores Robin Johnson Terry Johnson Tom Johnson Wendy Johnson Brad Jones Cheryl Jones Tammy Jones Phil Jourdan Steve Justice J. J. Justus Chris Keene Glen Kelley Pam Kenney Robin Ker Song Kim Jim King Danny Kinney Charles Kiper Sheila Kofton David Kohl Chris Korinek Sophomores! 73 Sophomoresf74 Kaye Kubil David Kuhn Lisa Kuhn Troy Kuhnert Keith Kurbin Terry Kuzniakowski Marjorie Kyle Larry Laber Roger Lady Deanna Lafferty Sean Lammers Sara Landers Paul Landes Jerry Landolt Jeff Lang Wayne Lanning Doug Leeper Phil LeVota Vonda Lewis Dana Little Jack Lockwood Troy Lockwood Joe Logsdon Linda Lowderman David Lowery Rhonda Lucas Craig Lukens Craig Lunsford Lisa Lutes Kim Lynch Gretchen Mackey Daren Macklin Paul MacPherson Melissa Madson Cheryl Main Tammy Mallory Kevin Malloy Paula Malott Lisa Mansfield Lisa Manthe Carrie Martin Karen Martin fr..- I mwmwes ,Q , 'X , . ,. 4 v W .1 K f-. , fy 'lt gifs . xi l fbi ! i E I, 5552 K, E' e X- l 'f X , f 1, .jg 5 - 5 avr V xy Y 'Z gy, . , .MR , ' was-Q , 5 ?"1"ff5-f R, gif.. 3 L , ,l l "'.,.Nr ." Hhrbfl Gall . ilf. 5' , ' - if A ' HL- L .2 J, ft. 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"J ":' ' - . 2111" . tl 'r f 5' 1 -sophomores Monty Martin Richard Martin Danny Mata Sandy McCandless Bill McCarty Roseanne McConnell Gary McCulley Terry McCulley Theresa McDaniel Tina McGee Kathy McMahon Diana McWhorter Cindy Meyer Karen Meyer Marsha Meyer Andrea Miller Christopher Miller Melissa Miller Scott Miller Laura Milum Jeffery Mitchell 'EV' Q 1. ss? -N i -5 My . iff' sf i " ff T f1:gQ?i a -.-, , 'X M i' E if 5 it 7 . ..,i if ' 135 'fe "J ' E? if ' i W L 1 'ff ' rl i i 'wi ffl J . , fa X A ' ff. ,, -5 tx lr, L I , ' if F 'assi i " -- I " Q K 'R I-J ..,,f -f Sz- c , M - .- '-:san .,. U.. ,.,. - -, ti A i .Y . 1 E Y - X Sir xii? wa s p .- '- 1 r ,gag ,591 B 1 - f r 1 ir , lf' . f gp , :f - 3 " M . A l , r , ' i x 1 A r Q it .xg f ip xtstuts, be-Ji h -,RJ 'S l if , r M, U fi PJ . ,, .. ff .Us . .. t ' i if 7 . - - "1 1 1 A U i i, '- ffl, g ' -- ' 44. a. sv . s'.rf:5i"'Ui. 1 If . 4 ' i I we l i J 3 4' as 4 J i' x t' :Ui 7 l 3 . Y' an ' John Mitchell Kenneth Molder Jennifer Moore f T5 Kelly Moore A I Wayne Moore V S 'Z ' Rachel Mullins Debbie Murphy Em Marty Multi 'Lg Jamie Myers Shawn Myers Jeff Nelson Kerry Newport v- 1 ' i Greg Nickel SIP' , fr! - - in-s il 1 Kevin Nickle .1 -. , " 6.12 Cheryl Noelker .1 t ' Nikki Noland gr ' - - my ' Dennis O'Dell lt' .ge F' " 'ffl .- I , ' .. Susan Ogle ' ,,- iff, ' - VTP' Q -Q, 5 Lana Ohap ,. nl, 1 ,g - h , -. l Gayle Olinger ' if X , " ,-' Mike O'Neill ,,, he W fag , ,fa Animals spark career choice Animals ofall kinds have been a part of' sophomore Theresa Bascio's iifamily. Dogs, rabbits, turtles, gerbils and even snakes have found a place in her home. , g "We have had animals ever since I can remember," Theresa said. She didn't, have just one type of animal nor did she stop with one of each kind. - "We had three dogs, three rabbits, two turtles, snakes and 24 gerbilsf' she said. ' ' Though she has had many animals, the most prominent ones in her life were gerbils. K " "I started out with only two, but at one time I was up to 24," she empha- sized. Finding places for that many small rodents can be trying, yet Theresa found unique ways to house her pets: "For the gerbils.we had two aqua- riums, two Habitrails, a birdcage, a kit- 'chen trash can and a coffee can," she said. f'We even kept some in an old spaghetti pot," she added with a laugh. Even feeding them hasn't present- ed a problem. Her gerbils have unusual appetites for different foods, "They love birdseed, and they even eat dry dog food," she said. Gerbils aren't the only ones who enjoy clog food. Her rabbit also delights in this treat. This rabbit has another peculiar habit. "He likes to take walks - on a -i I 1 A Raising animals has always been an important port of sophomore Theresa Bascio's Me. Dogs, rabbits, turtles, gerbils and snakes haue all been members of her family. leash," she said. "Sometimes it makes people stop and look twice!" With this many pets, one would think there would be constant prob- lems. According to Theresa, there have been very few. "The only problem we have had is going on vacation, and finding someone to come in and take care of them." Taking care of animals takes lots of time, yet Theresa says this may be a part of her future. "I really would like to be a veteri- narian," she concluded. Sopliomoics 75 Donna Ottens Teresa Pantoja Bruce Paris Chan Park Nancy Paulson Reid Pederson Christy Pennell David Penrod Cathy Peterson Scott Phelps Lorrain Pier Steve Ploeger Jeff Polacek Julie Polacek Jeff Porter Tracy Posler Judith Postnikoff Linda Powell Chad Preator Robin Preston Patty Price .-...qv , , ""'MiIpgm,."'f'J: wi -. Q, -- 'llil 'dir wil.. i mw"ufrol41:wi- r -it nl-'J 1 .. , gt ,Q , 1 -' -111-A Q bg 3J1Q.,i: 'Q . f Q '35 ' ' -wi are ' 3 V 35-gf me -'ffl - V ., 5',,,, 'Em , 5? ' ' V L. -7-- f--fr ' A ,. W G Ag Ji f' 1- . 6 li f. - 3 w '. HL- 4' 'F . 'IfH""i 'C 12 bf' , 1 2? 1. K , 'p--.wif it 'L r , gm ll' it 'f ., Q 7 . , ., .1 3 1 .qi- .. ,X .mybiaxi , i fi A X ll l -,f.g:+9--- P' "9""Sjx A r ,QW i : 1 i if r Y-, I dia...- 1 Sophomores! 76 E: Q12-:..'1 ..,. M E: WEN? f2 , ., " f lug! . ,. , H., x 'W 25 sf T' A t i, I my gizl 4 1' ai, T4 ' T if-3 fig ,. . ui ' i f qi i '. T- ,. . 1 itil lt T ie- s W i . . -, 'Wil' :Q ' ...J if uf' X 1 'A iq-fs' -4 ff Y' 1 K 5 1 x 1 z i vi' 13 T - .Q , i 1 4. Q "ia, 1 . I Lori Puckett Linda Quarti Beth Quick Annette Ramirez Donna Rector David Reed Kim Rellihan Roger Reyes Jeff Rice Vince Rice Chris Richardson Scott Ridings Eric Rigg Marc Rigg Bobby Riggs Stan Riley John Rinella Darryl Risinger Greg Rogel Bill Robinett Chris Robinson Andrea Rodak Curtis Ross Kevin Russell Betty Jo Salisbury Lisa Sandage Natalie Sanders John Sands Gerold Sapp Steve Sarratt Sheryl Sartain Christi Schell Wendy Scott Jon Serum Cheryl Sexton Karmen Sharkey Connie Sheets Deanna Shelton Valerie Shinabarger Pete Shinn Andy Shockley Adam Shoemaker 1 L fi l I ,ft l 1 6 , .- Hg l . Q 'Q . rf Q. . N 1 V: A 7' Wv' .Wa .A x 4, f i J r E lil' sophomores Jim Shultz Stacie Simmons Donna Sinclair Cliff Sinnett Tim Skoch Greg Slaybaugh Angie Small Angela Smith Anita Smith Julie Smith Kellie Smith Mickey Smith Tim Smith Teresa Spears Melinda Spry Cris Squibb Michelle Staatz Jerry Starliner Bryan Starr Lynn Stauffer Blair Steffen Sophomores!77 i l l i l i t i 1 i F l i i 4 .a...... .. l E l l i i i 1 J Q it 1 l Sophomores!78 Mike Stephenson Penny Stewart Lisa Stock Wade Stockton Tammie Stout Debbie Street Tracy Strusinski Jeff Stuart Tim Sullivan Patrice Summers Scott Sutherland Robert Taylor Teresa Terhune Sheila Terrell Chris Thompson Maira Thompson Melanie Thompson Pattie Thompson Kandy Throne Karey Tillman Cheryl Todd Stacey Tolliver Jeff Tomlin Charles Tonga Darlene Town Barbara Trenary Rick Troeh Sherri Turner Steve Turner Tina Turner Jay VanCamp Rick VanDolah Scott Vochatzer Roger Wade Jenny Waggoner Kris Wagner Buck Wainscott Gary Walker Jamie Walker Sherri Walker Joyce Walquist Randy Walters M V N. i,,'- . ,., M H ilmffzlii 11. 4 QMV, ,vim ., 't' rf.- 1. F319 were. tg, t Q .1 1 'H' lx i, .aw 5 gf if V W - V tg E V - ' 7 , 1 7 , ' ,. ffl, 1 V! it tx , ' il fa M ' 39-3 jg at . 3 'A i J , Y X if, if " A V A 'wi rf it 1' If ,,,1 , ,1 a ff, . ' l X x 'ii f H ' i 5, mp T , , ' - , 'f f f Af-'fZ.'1 radii' 7 - W 1 'f A a i l sophomores Jeff Warnock Steve Warnock Alice Warren Kevin Waterworth Jill Wear Jodi Webber Mark Weddle Angie Weikal Debi Weld Eric West Eric West Cheryl Wheeler Brenda White Doug White Gary White Margaret White Rhonda White Kevin Whitmore Ernest Widmyer David Wilcox David Wildschuetz 7 is 'JZ . 'TQ A ' 115-1533- T Avia Qt, . f :tif H . 532 T X T. rf A 'EQ Q rf ,P ., re vs- Mr" ' M -:gf 'Ho ,l .,- yx . Y, Q 5 ...fy X' . b- . sign, , 4 . . -53 5. J.,-,V f -. 5, I2 .'1,, fm. r 1 - of up -2. 15 , Q . Danny Wilhelm Greta Williams Kellie Williams Stan Williams Kathy Willis George Wilb Jeff Wilson 'C7 5...w 1. 'UP' sr Lux Lisa Wilson Paula Winslow Steve Winslow Darlene Wishon Jamie Wood Mike Wood Scott Woodbury Tim Woodward Tammy Wright Jerry Wynn Chris Wyss Matt Zapien Kathy Zimmermann Zack Zuber Stuco relssues auto permits ' A warning ticket found under the. windshield wiper or a car being towed away are the consequences of parking in the school lot without a permit. Q, ThiS.,year.Student Council issued S2 parking permits for students who park their cars in the school lot. V Great demands for permits caused students to come to school early to get them: i i L l came to school almost an hour before school? started and there was already a long line of people waiting to get permits one junior said. i V More than one reason was given for re-establishing the permits again this year one of them being that last year unauthorized cars were found in the lot. Another one was that the principals and the Student Council decided to wait until after the parking lot was repaved before they issued permits again. SOO and DECA students had the first .opportunity to purchase the per- mits. The next day seniors had the chance and any that were left were sold to juniors. After the SOO students, DECA students and seniors bought their per- mits, there were few left for the juniors. After watching the parking lot and counting the empty spaces, the juniors were issued 50 more permits. Many juniors and sophomores Lb , , , Q.. , .. Fri 4- s ..- Ni Bm it or-----1 - . - -4 Many sophomores and juniors were disappointed aboutStuden! Council parking permits because so few were left after the seniors purchased theirs. were unable to obtain permits but take the chance of driving to school anyway: It s a 'big risk driving to school without a permit but I do it anyway sophomore Craig Lunsford said. Even though there are only 340 parking spaces on the lot, 407 permits were sold. The reason is because some people don't drive everyday. This gives more people the opportunity to drive to school. , "I think we would have a big prob- lem if everyone decided to drive on the same day," Principal LeRoy Brown said. The parking lot is checked two or three times a week by Student Council officers and by the principals. Then the principals check the lot for other things such as lights left on, cars parked in unauthorized places, etc. when they check the cars for permits. Any car found without a permit will receive a warning ticket. The car will be put on a list and if it is found in the lot again it will be towed away at the owner's expense. Some students think this punish- ment is too extreme. "I think the towing charge is way too expensive of a punishment. If they're going to give any punishment, l think it should be a parking ticket or a seiglenth hour," senior Laura Minthorn sat . Sophomores!79 ,nw ' ,Ira ll. . 2 1' ' i f . l.. G M Q 5 ' x ' I l 1' ,.v . ,Ag 1 A I f ,rf --.' I' J 9 , T aff! f M.. ,. M fir 2 xl A, i I V ,gi ' Q A ..,. E ,--....,,,Ji I .. , J - fl f.. 2 A' 1- . H ,Q . 5 I . X L Q' C' ,ff we T. -h l 'I ,il .rf ' : A ."'A - 1 ,J :AN A. ,V A i . ,,,,., iii .N E ..- f :., -X 'viii 5 h I A .Q i QS -rrr ' ' , ' nwu with 'Eli -' ,I:ff' Y I - f l 'C . M W l l ri?" I X .. . ! I JI. 2 l 1 i i i l l i 1 l l 1 ' ' UWYIIQLFM V 'Nfl' V1 'V' V 1 . mah nl..-'. .df-1-fQuLi.4.LAz' in 2----- administrators-7 board members! i i i i i i i i rv- ' i . , , . 1 1 Z! 5 1 8 4 a . it Above: Communication is a must between administrators and board members. Mr. Bozarth works closely with Mr. Shelton to clarU'y matters proposed in the Dec. 2 meeting. Right: Before the meeting is called to order, friendly conversation among Mr. Bozarth, Mr. Rock and Dr. Williams is an opportunity to exchange ideas. Board of Education I, i iw ', 55 J' Dr. H. Ra Morrison, D.D.S.,President ' 'i , ,wa n ,fm -vt Q Frgd C. Bozarth, Vice-President 'Y .- I' Qi ' ' 'wif' al 2 Jeanne Miller, Director 1 iii, I ' ' . ,4 Duane F. Qualls, Director ' F' ' fa ," ' X Lucy Scherer, Director ' ff ff ' ' AF' ' 4 elsif. f A LE " Q " Helen French, Director V gaze. ,f'A-. 3 ,'V.- .5 -,,, .j,g, ' ..4.4L V V Administration :I I ' X 'f , ' Dr. Robert Henley ' gtbf V ' if 95' K 'Ai 1' 1 r 'FWJX Superintendent ofSchools. , it ' ii - i A -gm, N A, .gif Emory Parks ' l ' in .' ' l . ' gkgujqg .ff , Qi' V 1 'dx . Deputy Superintendent' at-X , ' f l' ' g ' e V H Edward J. Shelton f1'f""T'l A Q , i Y f - 1 ' ..- ',' 1 AssistantSuperintendent .V,, A ' ' A Norrene Farley ."' jg, I ' H K - 1 fn.. Assistant Superintendent - 1 ' x ff' M m Q " 1 f j' Treasurer X X. an 1112, W N ' ',. .J .LK E ."" David Rock F ' T , Assgtant Superintendent vt' Dr. Robert Watkins .V ' 'Q 'V -, l5, V 'yy i 4 ' 1 Q ' Assistant Superintendent A ' ,N 4 1' , IN f f Dr. Gail Williams ca? 6' s M f at 5 ., JJ W r Director of Secondary Curriculum jig. -,P ' K V 1- ' 5 W Dr. James Caccamog if "", f , ' 'T 4 Y .- Director ofSpeciaIEducation 'l"' l ,K i W ' ' 5 4. ' , , I. ,lgxx Norma Osborn' i' i ,, 1 i 5' H Q -x Director of Federal Programs and , x , X K A we N Q ftiilfi 'il , Community Relations J . ,WCW A . " f Administrators! 80 -r-if Mak. 1 0 0 'A 0 They exposed themselves to different 1, , speakers and the codes of different ' l a , . r r l . 2 , school districts. ' V . A 3, w S: ' "We cameto' some general con. 5 lyk f ...B ..f' and gave three s ecific rec- P - ' ,The Independence'Board.of Edu-A because lt 'Sm ' 'L 'cation approached an old Probl2U15 dis- t . cipline, withfa-newly appointed cornrnit-A I tree. one code 1 i- -1 D . rio Bi,m0mh'y meetings of the Board of Education fed by Dr, Moryffsgn in. as the teacher exchange, presentation of awards to achieving students and clude districtfinancial reports, decisions and up-dates on new projects, such teachers, Und G V9D0Vf SIUGP1 by Dr. Henley- Board Membersf81 ' "4-anna Above: Vice-Principal Holwick warns students of the penalties they willface U' parking privileges are violated. Violators are warned the first time. The second time the vehicle is towed. Right: Taking care of supplies, vice-princi- pal Snowden keeps track of the amount of books in storage. This is one of the many duties Snowden and Holwick are in charge of. Principals!82 -will! M, .-Qc ,Q-115731 Gigli ,A QL K me me x 4-wr ns- ,ii-hx 'humans anew-use nano ik? flii 3 3 i MSQYI i 5: ill ii, iii iii li li lj? ii' principals I H l l at LeRoy Brown, MS. Principal Frank Holwick, Education Specialist Vice-Principal iff f Clay Snowden, M.S. lm Vice-Principal Left: Announcements heard every morning inform the student body about sports events, club activities, and other information concerning school affairs. Principal LeRoy Brown relays these messages duringfirst hour. Above: Brown, helping secretaries with their heavy load, assists a student in changing informa- tion on his schedule. il: ll it ii 1 Principals!83 li l FacuIty!84 Sheri Adams, M.S. Mathematics Douglas Allen, M.S. Social Studies Kingdon Anderson, B.A. English Linda Baker, M.S. English Lynne Barnes, M.A. Counselor W. C. Barnett, M.A. English Rick Berlin, B.S. Mathematics Forrest Bertoldie, B.S. Social Studies faculty Bill Beyer, B.S. Mathematics Marilyn Bosso, M.A. Food Service Supervisor James L. Bowman, B.S. Science Louis H. Braley, M.S. Art Judy Bruch, B.A. Physical Education Rhonda Capps, B.S. Social Studies William R. Clark, M.A. Social Studies Mary W. Clements, B.S. Spanish Ron Clemons, MA. Publications, Journalism Don Coffman, M.S. Physical Education Lawrence J. Cook S ecialist r P Distributiue Education George Coskey, M.S. Counselor Norman Cox, M.S. Mathematics Edmond Davidson, M.A.' Social Studies Thomas Demark, M.S. Driver Education Jack R. DeSelms, M.S. Drafting 3 YM' 5'+"!1 . 1 " :.:!,ig i . V. -x - 6" a l W V, . 'l l W .-z -1. - 4 'l- A Q-5, J.. . . fi i .V fc si 'Hi 45' .- , . gcxgy f L y f , 2 if QF 5 M A H ., 1 if l H5 ' 4 ag 1 ..- qs is 'Q- gsm ir, L-4 - - ,, .Fifi-'-rr--1 i' Vx J.: Y L? ZXIM. , -fu- l ' --LQVY " ' f'i , e I rg, .M ' I N , v an , , ' PEI! 75, M .V ggi ,jp . P! Q! , ,1 af , - T Q , f.H?Qyi , 52 5- msn L- 5, ,ff,.,'f:g,ff jf ., an fd. 5 9: -'U' fu W cw T 5-' z m s 5 Q F' :51 E U S 5: Q S' 'Y 5 3 Q 3 Q. If 5 3 ul N 7 0 ' .3 2 A 3 9. ' as 3 2 3 ' 3 5, SD V' an pm. 'mm imWTWml55ww'W N 1: I' ' H ' Q17 John Freytagg M.S. Supemisor of Building and Grounds Karen Garrison, B.A. Forensics Linda Grantham, B.S, Business Linda Griffith, M.A. English Far: ulty!85 Faculty,186 Robert Handley, M.A. Counselor Chuck Harris, B.A. Computer Science John M. Henderson, M.S. Social Studies Peter Hile, B.S. German, Physical Education -vp-vw 15 frlffxr., rw' bnruirn-K-ny 4 ,A A , .,,., .ua-.E hu:-A figgfgggy ' ' . , V, mv 1- 2 f-Q - 1 A ,a ,yy if ., , 5 x M? W 5 by Ji 1 ' P1 f ' r "' ' .ir-,E 11 V . . Jane Holliway, Specialist , r 3: It 5 ,fi 1193 "M ' English - W ri 'il ' , , Q 5 ' vack1H0od,B.s. V1 1 W, P' , Zi 3 1 fi ' g ,,sL 4- Home Economics 5' -it R rl ' ' . Q 5 - ' k , X" Bill Hopper, M.A. Aj lg? A J, ,A fn, kj? I ' :Q Lug b '94 Y English ggi, H 1 , P W ' 1 5 'g' ,E Genevieve Howard, M.S. " ' " , , ' 1 - ' . 1, - -1, ' , .,:'r:' Enghsh A " ': . K A ' , ' . Q . r- ' , -K 1 i vi '5- ap-f- V . ..... ,V lf 5 1 we V F, , 4 3, 1 GX. 5 l , 1 , ,Floyd J. Hubble, M.S. l , E 1 E English i - ' Al Hunter, BA. l x Photography 'J J Gerald Jackson, M.S. Distributive Education f ' ' Norman James, M.S. 5. , U Supervisor of Athletics V if S Q X Y 65, fwf kk -if i Zh. 1 Fw, -1. ,- .fy M. -vxq ' ' . if f . 4 x ' f , i ,Q ,D E. . 5 . A I Fgfrrwr I ., ' L - s . ww "i"i3'?'i .' :gel ' ' 71':7il',-H. .'1-' HQFMQS' ' . Hifixi. i.li4o'5f vig I ' -L..-Q, s K l I if L 1' I I , rrvfvr-Y K -- if he J " l , wa ii' 4 , v I ' l it i df' ,i . I A: V 'axii ffti' , 4. - il!-: L.. ., H. Joan Jones, M.S. Typing Rhea Kalhom, B.A. Social Studies Sharon Keeland, M.S. Librarian 'Carol Kelley, B.A. Social Studies faculty Marilyn King, B.A. Art Mary Lampton, B.S. Math, English Nancy Lewis, B.S. Social Studies Gary Love, B.M. Band, Orchestra Louise Lyons, B.S. Physical Education, Music Appreciation Colleen G. Mack, B.S. Mathematics Ray Maher, Specialist Driver Education Janice Malott, M.S. Art Marian Manuel, M.S. Business Mary Ann McGovern, B.S. Home Economics Bob McHenry, M.S. Physical Education Virginia Miller, M.S. Business C. J. Naudet, B.S. Computer Science, Mathematics Charles Nelson, M.S. Science Martha Owens, BA. Audio Visual Librarian Roger Pauk, B.S. Social Studies, Advanced Health Fac ulty!87 Sheila Pool, M.A. Counselor Faith Porter, M.S. Learning Disabilities Casilda Rice, M.A. Spanish, English Sue Ridings, M.S. Family Relations -qs-?facultyf!secretarie Doneta Robertson, B.S. Family Relations, Mary Robinson, B.S. Home Economics Carole Sapp, B.A. Physical Education Mark A. Scherer, M.A. Social Studies Martha Jane Sears, R.N. Nurse John Shinn, M.A. Business Donna Shuler, B.S. Physical Education James Simmons, M.S. Industrial Arts Debra Smith, M.S. Business Neal Standley, M.A. Biology Rex Stephens, M.S. Social Studies Buell Stewart, M.S. Counselor Ann Sunderland, B.A. French' Sharon Thompson, M.A., English-, Harold Thomson, B.S.' Industrial Arts Cindy Thomton, B.S. Business Bob Tonnies, B.S. Mechanical Drawing, Physical Education Kathleen Tucker, B.S. Drama C. J. Waters, B.S. Mathematics Nancy Ziegenhorn, B.A. English No Picture: James Talbott, B.S. ' Psychology Faculty!88 w l'5u1r1'td--ni:,,w,'tH - ,, Y, .. -.Q...... use-W SAVH A---me-1 F -, 'X i ' . I l ,, " .z . ' ' " V if N N f 4 :V me ,Q I , .. 1, ' ,. ' -2' , ie- J - .,, A ff V . P+ , 4. 1 A f 1 ' M Y - 5' T. l . ' 'Jlx . A' . l S ,.,,, ,, , ,. ,.,, ,, , ,. , t t , H ,, , Q A , jf , , W ,ear es. ' -..... ,, 1' .A .LA .' -W? il' l' ' 1 -W. K.. f ' -S.:-Qhfdjxy. -:Mase wif'--' V 4 -. -. S I Y ,vm 4 A . 5 4 I , ' I I Q- ,-.1 Y, Q ', 4 . fi S r fr .,s- its-N . 1 , H .5-v lt ' 4 Wfiztav, X' f' eff., A h . 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PrincipaI's secretary f Finance Secretary mfff, Y To double-check her count, Mrs. Miller has students count money before gluing it to her for a final count. SecretariesX89 ,.,,,,Li.,m I, i ul., ,IM 'k'i:xs. e mln -u-,l,,,,,- ,., ,i,.l...--.- i...i....- Infglationlcurbsig lunch, Rising food prices and job layoffs hit the cafeteria ladies and janitors hard, leaving both to face the crunch. g, ' j'Despite rising priceS,,the cafeteria ladiesfstillQ-managel"t,o"5se'rve'fnutritional lLlI1Cl'tQSC W I ll i ' f'We try to do what we can," Lois Bridges, cafeteria manager, said. "Last year each plate lunch cost us S1615 +We,shaven't figured thislyear's cost", is l'faf 1fl.!1fl3fiOH .Dot Odlvfffbiilrsfhe lUUChf mares with rising: ianifafsfill alsohaclareduction,iir1Q,the"staff: ' E l z'The cleaning time we lose is prob- ably our biggest problem," Lee Austin, heacllicustodian, remarked. "We don't 1 -1. 1 , p . haveenoush help andthevedon f Pav US ,,, g . OYQlEt1H19:4'V c ,,., "rr.,, , . fag,- 'Cafeteria ladies not only prepare meals, they also clean up aftenuards, Senior Rusty Case reduces some of the staffs labor by separating his utensils before handing in his tray: 1 , 'V 1 is d0wQflfl.9uw0fk1SH'f ,the 'buildingflttfemains 'havegfifiedifo cope '-t, ltljf,irifla'tion andff f,Qsi?e,"'Austini saidifffwe just don7t'have "'adapt4,to the changes dffetheseconomy. ' ' ,enough time todo .the type of cleaning V, fr fffhe state gives us reimbursement fthat needs to be donef' ' D ' , rrcV, extra activitigslare taking,ug1so3rn,uCb Qf the cle'aninigffltime thatixiliijticleahing Q standardJis52ilQCfeased."'' "'i . Janitorsarerft the only qnesfwhg receivedfcomplaints: , t. g f . fortheglunchesffBridgesadded."Some , Although inflation is the biggest UI think that the students, should l 'fitirneithe..governmentf,can:1only give us, ffproblern,studentcornplaintsincreased: understa,ndfgyVe7re trying, toffgiyei them' fthe haveigliiqiighltrime to things. lrsf But, ,l'mgnqgsggivenssthe to , -Whatiiieayvantlto do. Even,-though enrollilffiyfiay they do,'f eXplained.lff'1?he explain,'7"BfidQGS Said- fl t'-' "fl ' if Cafeteria workers: First row: Emma Hutton, Martha Edmondson, Beverly Johnson, Theresa Ragusa, Shirley Leaf, Helen Cross, Euon Malone. Second row: Lois Bridges, lmanagerl, Janice Hirsch, Darlene Cooper, Mary Sexton, Eua Lea Pateet, Merrily Christensen, Helen Graves. Third row: Wilma Davis, Joyce Staatz, Amalie Schaeffer, Deanna George, Elsie Lippe, Nada Chenoweth, Francis Spielbusch, Alla Dummit. Custodians, left to right: Jeff Roe, Floyd Chapman, Roy Parks, James Pack, Tom Botkin, Elbert Wallace, Michael Alexander. Custodiansf9O l 0 Fha . a Q- ' L r 5,- ..---..., after a heauy snow. Below left: Cleaning the girls' bathrooms and locker rooms is Mary Pursley's responsibility. Below right: Wayne Fleming's duties include cleaning the cafeteria after lunch. , Above: Lee Austin, head custodian, stresses a need for students to under- stand clean-up problems that occur when extra activities cause a heauy work load. Below, far left: Ray "Sarge" Eklund shovels out the parking lots l 10-H . . , . , ,. . . . ,,.i ,CuStOdianSfCOOkS l PT'lg1,, ' ' Cooks!91 if Z X ff . Students learn writing skill the right way by Teresa Rice roject Write is geared toward improving writing skills of students in the Independence area. Connie Vilott, director of Project Write, explained, "I like to think of it as a lost art. It is important to put emphasis back on written skills." It all began when an assessment test was given locally and nationally dealing with written skills. The Independence area was rated as having poor written skills. A committee of teachers who went to the Missouri Conference on Writing decided to create a program to help. The program, Project Write, starts with instructing teachers on more effective teaching skills in which to produce better writers out of students: "I think it is a really good program, because the main idea is to expose the teachers to what is involved in writing and to remind them what it is like to be a student," Kingdon Anderson, English teacher, said. The project started with a workshop for teachers in the summer. Several attended and learned new ideas on how to improve teaching technics: "We got all kinds of ideas on how to do pre-writing activities," Nancy Ziegenhorn, English teacher, said. "The teachers in the workshop actually went through the pre-writing. We did the actual writing and then we got into our little groups and tore each other's stuff apart." Linda Griffith, English teacher, added, "I think I relearned a lot about writing. This whole Project Write is a way to break out of a non-written non-communication." I Project Write is taking place in Independence, but not just for high school students and English courses: "In fact, this project goes from kindergarten to twelfth grade, across all disciplines which means it is in every curriculum area," Vilott added. "Project Write emphasizes that if you're going to teach a student how to write, they must be able to practice writing whatever the subject is." This seems to be the major concern. All those for the program believed it should be taught by all teachers, not just English teachers: "We are trying in these workshops to get other teachers to have kids write moref' Ziegenhorn explained. Griffith added, "This is a total school involvement. English teachers carry a great deal of the responsibility for producing good writing behaviors, but voluntary writing behavior is a school involvement." Project Write doesn't change the teacher's original assignments. It does change the way the teacher relays the lesson, though: "It is more of an attitude toward writing than it is any specific lesson," Anderson said. "It is an attitude that writing is a skill that is learned through practicing it." "To be a good teacher of writing, you have to be a good writer yourself. You need to practice the skills in order to teach them effectively," he added. Several teachers in the district have participated in the program and have given one or more of their classes a written assignment which will be evaluated in the spring, along with another assignment given in the spring. These evaluations will prove if the program is effective and whether students are improving: "It is a very idealistic program and for it to work a teacher has to be committed to it and there will have to be some changes made in personal teaching styles," Anderson said. academics academics!93 , ,M ,,, ,,: N " Hind.. L..-than dui., ,-.gnu ,, New computer studies add technology I Breakthroughs in technology have added computers and calculators to Tru- man's math program, "About seven years ago, I saw a necessity that we would, at one time, teach computers. I also saw the face that stu- dents knowing computers and computer science would be strictly in their favor, and that we here at Truman would need it," Charles Naudet, Truman's first Computer Science teacher, said. "I started with a general math class, with the permission of Mr. Brown, and I just kind of switched from a general math class to a computer science course. At the time, I stressed a lot of computer math which involves binary numbers, hexi-dec- imals, and base-eight," Naudet added. Computers and calculators in the math classes opened new areas of study: "When everybody in the classroom has access to programmable calculators, the flavor of the classroom experience is going to be a lot different, because there's going to be a lot more discovery involved," Norman Cox, math teacher, said. "The student is going to ask more interesting questions. The teacher is going to be able to answer questions that weren't able to be answered before," he continued. "Computers enable basic functions, addition, subtraction, multiplication, div- ision, to be performed over and over. A long series of numbers can be done faster by a computer than a human," Chuck Harris, Computer Science teacher, said. "There are also applications from Trigonometry, Math Analysis, and Calcu- lus that can be used on a computer," he added. Senior Jeff Gilbert, owner of an Apple II computer, explained the assistance computers give him with math: "Computers speed me up when I do math. I know what I'm doing, because it's sort of like a calculator, yet you have to know what you're doing in order to use the computer. I can do graphs, sines, cosines, algebra, and because I can do graphs, I can also do Geometry." Because of the increasing use of computers in the business field, there was a need for Truman to add more equip- ment. Truman now has five mini-proces- sing computers and one terminal system: "There is a big use of computers in the business world. Bookkeeping, payroll, keeping track of accounts receivable and accounts payable, inventory, costs analy- sis, and statistics can be worked on com- puters,', Harris said. "Engineering, merchandising, guid- ance systems, the space program, and automation all deal with computers and math," Cox added. This year Computer Science had a full schedule. The curriculum offers four classes dealing with computer science, including a new advanced class for math and science students. , With hopes for more classes in the future, Harris expressed only one prob- lem: "I hope to add another language in a year or two. The biggest problem is com- puter time." Below: Advanced Computer Science includes a unit of learning RPG programming on Systems 34 computers. Junior Dauid Wood runs through his program. Y W7 5 f Y f f f . fnffflf?-fl,r2,i3s97 ' , I vw- - Kp rf fd , X ,tg agartttt arf' U. 'ga - 1 gk 2 -MA MathX94 , 5 ,jfl 'E 7 'Of' lib iii ,M W, glial S, ,yr ill' it I JU A 'l I Q O J ,lm ,ii "fr lf 'Cl Al A Ullfnhl flillwlb QM will 1 OX lf? L li YM hip it ll 5. jill ,WU lllhnfl V lr UW if ilihl ill l lil W Left: Mr. Harris directs students on proper use of the IBM terminal. Below: In their spare time, Computer Science students take part in compu- ter games such as Space Invaders and Demons. 'iw Above Learning the computer language is a necessity m correctly programming and running a program. Mr Harris explains the Basic language Left Senior Mark Anderson runs a program through the computer as part J 4 olr YU' Q r lm i l li l A l l ill- 'Z f u xxx' 5 '. ly IC GO Above: Guidance is needed for Rachel Farnham when working with chemicals. Precautions, such as emergency eye-wash stations, are taken. Left: Filling flasks is a common sight in the chemistry lab. Top: Charles Nelson, Chemistry teacher, helps with confusion. Science!96 1 ul 4 +35 wj . If i. J d ol I if tr 1 1 l J- Students use class to gain inexpensive college credit Through a new program, some high school students earned college credit in Advanced Chemistry. The course was offered in conjunc- tion with the University of Missouri at Kansas City. Any student who successfully com- pleted the prerequisite basic chemistry course was eligible to enroll in the ad- vanced course. Students had two options: one unit of high school credit which -may be used to meet the minimum graduation require- ment, or five semester hours of college credit through UMKC. This creditvcould have been transferred to most colleges and universities to fulfill the basic science requirement. The students must have made sure that this credit was transferra- ble to the college he or she chose. Stu- dents who enrolled for college credit were required to pay S13 per credit or a total of S65 for the course. If the course were Left: Senior Cindy Beebe keeps a close watch on temperatures, a vital part in the success of her ex- periment. Below: Closely following instructions is a necessary in achieving correct results. Seniors Bob Henley and Tom Alcox conduct experiments from their lab manuals. taken on the UMKC campus, it would cost S30 per credit hour or S150 total. Students may have paid during the second semester so they had some experience before they were committed to the college credit: "I like the class because it's college credit and I can use this credit when I go into medical school. It is just an advance being that way because then I don't have to take it over when I get into college, plus it is a lot cheaper here than at college," senior Darrel Drumright said. Some students, like Cindy Beebe, did not want college credit: "Fm not having my credits trans- ferred. I don't want to have a bad grade and then get it transferred. I want to star! out at college fresh. I just want this as a background because I want to go into medicine knowing more about chemistry when I go into college than I do now." Students who enrolled had to take the ACT test and receive their tests prior to the beginning of the course. They were issued a library card for UMKC Library and had library privileges. The school dis- trict provided textbooks and laboratory manuals, which would have had to be pur- chased if the course were taken at college. Jerry Dinsmore, director of the Sci- ence Department, said, "This is our first year. It's a pilot program. Other high schools around the Kansas City area have similar programs. It offers five hours of credit, three hours per lecture, and two hours of lab. It is basically the same as the chemistry course at UMKC." Chemistry was the only college credit class offered, but other subjects are being considered. "I think Social Studies and English are both considering the possibility of offering college credit classes as early as next year," Dinsmore said. "It's primarily de- signed to offer advanced students to get into some areas and earn some college credit while they are still in high school. This is to find out what college courses are like. I think it is good that there are classes like this. There are a relatively limited number of students that the courses would be appropriate for. We have had for a number of years programs designed to help lower ability students and now we are working on the other end of the spectrum trying to provide some changes for the talented and gifted students." fig ' L science Science!97 0 0 , Carter wms presldency as in student mock election A mock election, led by the Political Science class, gave every student the opportunity to vote in a Presidential elec- tion. John Henderson, sponsor and Politi- cal Science teacher, said it was done "to give the students an experience to see what it's like to vote like their parents would be voting." Participation in the mock election resembled that of the real elections. UI think about the sametamount of people votedl as in the general public," Henderson said. K'Probably about 50 or 60 percent." The school election was in many ways related to the real election. The students checked in to make sure they were regis- tered and then received a paper listing the candidates' names to be voted on. The papers were then put in a secret ballot box. It was made as real as possible for the students. "Anything we do in school sets a pat- tern for later on in life, and it they lthe studentsj learn to do it here, it establishes a pattern they follow." Senior Mark Anderson agreed: "I think it's fun. It's good for us to get a chance to vote and find out what the views of high school kids are." Henderson explained how the school system did not object to the slight disrup- tion of classes and students to take the time to vote: "We simply knew ahead of time that they fthe school systeml not only approved of the election, but they like for us to do this type of thing because it's something that teaches and at the same time arouses the interest of students and develops citi- zenship, we hope," he said. Besides aiding the students, the mock election proved helpful in other ways. "It always gives us an indication as to how the parents are going to vote because basically, the students pretty much reflect their parents," Henderson said. Winners of the mock election were President - Jimmy Carter with 55 per- centg Senator - Thomas Eagleton with 66 percentg Governor - Kit Bond with 54 percent, Lt. Governor - Kenneth Roth- man with 52 percentg Secretary of State - James Kirkpatrick with 76 percentg U.S. Representative - Ike Skelton with 78 per- centg and State Representative - W. T. Dawson with 54 percent. Again, Henderson explained that the percent of students who took the voting seriously was about the same as the public voting in the real election. Some of the candidates in the trial election las in the real electioni were not familiar to the stu- dents, so those certain candidates were not taken seriously and the students just voted for the name that sounded the best. "Those candidates they didn't know anything about, they were not paying much attention tof' Henderson said. "I really don't think a lot of people cared," stated one student. "But it was good for us in our Political Science class to see how an election was run." Right: As in a real election, students were required to check the records to make sure they had regis- tered before they could actually uote. These Political Science students uolunteered to help out and see that this was done. Above: John Henderson dis- cusses the preparations that haue to be made be- fore the polls open. Social Studiesf98 fx fa ,ff "xii i" ie 'gb- E I X HN,.,E::IIdk,M1 W xi, EI., I M- I I I I II II I II I. II 1','f' II- if Il5 II IU 1 3 iTII 'III III I, I LI ,, I? ,. I IIE ,I I! III .ij IT II llwi 'I I I I I Ili I .II II III sI,! III I EI' , ,m,,,, "'7L:,Mll-'WS' ..I-f "sqm I I Right: Linda Griffith, teacherfor Reading Comprehension I classes, tries to point out the importance of concentrating when i interpreting words. Below: Intense listening is vital for junior I QI, 1 Eric Mercado to grasp the purpose of a workbook assignment. W , ' ' ' I 5 N IE I i L Wi i ,J 'I - I III - , III I I - il N EngIish!1O0 1Ii.i 1 , 'iw' , paragraphs. Left: JuniorSteue Case takes part in class eualuation and discussion of l an assignment. Below: Taking notes on what is read and remembered insures that students will absorb the meaning of words, sentences and ii 4 I Jix 'Eu l l Cl 'd ' d' prehension Reading for Sophomores and Read- with reading and comprehension. lt makes you read a little faster and un- ing for Juniors are English classes organ- "It's a laboratory class," Griffith said. derstand what you've read a little better." ized to meet the needs of students with "I do not lecture, we test. They learn to , , , reading and comprehension problems. read better that way." Aslde from ,feefhhg out lfudr the Stu' Of course, not everyone could be put In all of her classes, retaining and re- dems Whrked Wlth Scopes, Small maga' in these classes on request. trieving what the students read were the Zlhei Wlrh assirted articles to read and "lt's available to help students who nlam 90915 they Worked tor, Combined puzz es O Wm ' have reading difficulty," counselor Robert Wlth gaslc Vofabulary Slufllef' D , , Most of the students of these classes Handley explelhed- ' They have to meet 3 t ,requlres Seltdlsclllllllde' Gflfflfh agreed it ws an easy class but thought screening process. Recommendation of a added- 'They have to be Wllllhg to fry-" they needed it. , ninth grade teacher and some testing are Griffith admitted her Classes Were . l required. The class itself covers both fail- Structured as they were 50 that "they lhef ul lhlhk I would have dohe Worse lh a ure of ability to read and incomprehen, studentsl controlled the book instead of regular English class than I would have Sion-H the book controlling them." here," Lana Waggener said. A- . V'ff' h t k 'ff t h Jane Holliway, Reading for Sopho- - Gm It oo dl ellen approag es "lt really helps me comprehend h d L. d G .ffth R d with her three Reading for Juniors h, b ,, D , h 223123Silalniofgtggchelnvferersnlchgrgzaoi classes. The classes were small and all t mgs eller, ee P-WIS agreed' . ' .. t th ' 'th' d- , ., helping the students with their disabilities. Kgrked Oge er on Improving ew rea Occasionally, a student who didnt According to Griffith, these classes were ' ,,It h I I t .th d. ,, T. a need the class slipped through the screen- no more difficult than teaching any other D h e ps ge 3. O fwl J'ngEude1Qt ing, but most were soon taken Out Of the English class, just different. QSC fsnes' ga mg or umo S. ' class when it was determined he did not said. It doesnt make you stupid when belong Griffith taught five classes with ap- you read out loud. It's better than other ' Proximately 60 students to work with. She classes." I h y we ask Sh-ldelhlelle Challehge them' instructed three Reading for Juniors Margie Hoffine, another of Griffith s selves, Handley Seld- ASU-1ClehfOl19hll0 classes and two special classes in the aff students, agreed: achieve at the level he is most Capable Of ternoon for students who needed help "You get more help in a smaller class. aCl'1l2vlhQ af. fb english -- .Abe English! 101 Below: Becky's students PVUCHCQ Spamsh Uoufel sounds. Each has only one sound, unlike .the Engllsh uowels which, together, make 19 sounds. Right: Work- sheets, provided by the Center, aid in the learning pro- CSSS. Spanish students benefit from teaching experience ' The tune is a familiar one. The lyrics, however, are quite different: "Juan Garcia tiene un perro Que se llamo Bimbo, B-I-M-B-O. . ." This Spanish song was only one of the things children learned in the bilingual program at the Guadalupe Center. The purpose of this program was to teach young children living in the area of the Guadalupe Center C2641 Belleviewj to speak two languages. Spanish students from both Oak Park and Truman taught the classes. The five Truman students - seniors Vicki Batterton, Becky Fann, Tracy Han- lon, Libby Hoelscher and Tony Salazar - taught classes every Thursday for approx- imately 20 kids. Though they went together, each person had his own class and made up his own schedule and own teaching method. Some people taught Spanish and some taught English. Since Vicki's students were learning English, they didn't need to learn as much as the others: "Mostly, they know their English pret- ty well," Vicki said. "We are just sort of perfecting it." Becky's students, however, knew lit- tle Spanish. "They can hardly speak Spanish at allf' Becky explained. "We teach them basic nouns and verbs. We also teach them everyday phrases like, 'My name is .Yf l'Me llamo .'J" The program not only helped the children, but also helped the teachers. Three of them lVicki, Becky and Tracyi said tutoring was a good experience be- cause they are all interested in teaching as 3 CBYCQY. For Becky, tutoring also helped her understand more about teaching: "Before, l thought, 'Wow, teaching would be a breeze,' but it's really pretty hard." She also added, "It makes me realize all the things-a teacher has to do." One of the problems was new stu- dents: "Bvery once in a while, new people come in, which is hard on us because we have to catch them up to everybody else in the classf' Vicki also found some problems with teaching: K'Sometimes it's hard to get a point across, because we don't really know how to teach yet." Though 'there were problems,- they still found good points about their teaching experiences. "I like it because I'm not only teaching them, but Ilm also learning things myself," Vicki explained. Tony also found it to be a rewarding experience: "Having a Mexican background, I feel a great satisfaction in instilling cultural pride in the children by teaching them to speak Spanish," he said. me I 41"1" gf' Qu Foreign Language! 102 i i i i . i ,,, .J- 27 2 'E A VJ rs.. ,f..-mf.-,pv-- J -M 5 ,....- U i Vg 1.1 i rs, 1 c Q Above: Student participation breaks up the monotony of class and in- creases the children's attention span. Left: Learning Spanish songs is part of the class. The children pay close attention as Tony writes the words to a neui verse on the chalkboard. Far left: Tracy Hanlon, one of the fiue seniors who tutor Spanish children, uses the chalkboard to contrast Eng- lish and Spanish words. in'-JV foreign language Foreign La nguage!103 95551 QL' A t 1 ,si 33 fit 1 if "We-v,,,Mk ' .M , A.m...M2... --as-.vt---V-f r Above: Lisa Manthe searches for the material needed to back up her debate response. The file box is the -main source of f information during a debate tournament. The quality of the facts she presents will be a determining factor in her score. I 'Q '31, Q V r ,fi 't , , 'Y N . , . I m Above: Practicing in the halls is a common sight for students rehearsing duets and other tournament events. Bill Pelletier and Page Crow memorize and act out their duet in preparation for the next Forensics tournament. The memorization of their lines is essential to their performance. Right: Linda ,Lowderman and Jeff Austin use cross-examination to discredit the answers of previous questions asked by an opposing debate team. Their response must be accurate in order to prove the stand they are taking. Forensics! 104 'Q Class atmosphere aids in preparation The sixth hour Forensics students in Room 233 have a teacher, yet they mostly teach themselves. "We are completely on our own. As soon as we have a piece or selection, we can just go to work on it," junior Karen Elgin said. This class spent their time practicing for tournament events like oratories, poe- try, duet acting, humorous interpretation, dramatic interpretation, prose and ex- temporaneous speaking. Their teacher, Karen Garrison, did not lecture or give notes as other teachers. She didn't teach from a certain book or give written tests. Instead she coached the students when they need it and grades were given on performances and attitude.. Performances were every other week in preparation of an upcoming tourna- ment. Garrison, students said, only lis- tened, graded and gave helpful advice. ' "If we get an 'E' on a performance, it's like a test and it goes in the grade book," Karen said. Students were free to pick their own material to perform. About once a month each person was asked to turn in a cutting to build up the files. Because of the way Forensics was set up, its demands differed from a traditional class. "I work harder in this class than in any other. We have to have a lot of self- discipline. It has to be the way it is because we have to practice our lines,', Karen added. "This class is different 'than other classes in that it asks you to use certain talents you have and not for mental power. Not that you don't need mental power to do a dramatic interpretation or a duet, but you can't perform without talent, either," senior Glenn Snowden said. To the novices, the class atmosphere was a totally new experience. "lt's great. I really like it, but it wasn't what I expected," sophomore Kim Lynch said. Many times the coaching was done between classmates. "There's always someone who can teach you. Like for instance, Barb taught ime a British accent for a piece I was doing. Everyone knows each other's piece so we coach each other. We're like a team, one big family," Karen said. "We work as a family and we would do anything for each other. We can ex- press our feelings freely and communicate well," Kim said. Garrison also has an effect on the closeness and family feeling of the class. Many of the students call her "Mom." "She's very close to us with all the work she has to do to prepare us for tour- naments," sophomore Danny Kinney said. "Shes more like one of us and we can go to her with any of our problems," Karen said. "lt's much more than a class. lt's a family," junior Jenny Holcomb said. "To- getherness is one of the main stakes in Forensicsf' Below: Tom Hcmrahan and Marty Mutti search for material that can be used to support this years' de- bate topic. Research is the key factor in supporting the issue. It is time consuming yet necessary. With- out it, the debate would' not be factual. Z 'air' fi-- 4 -gg-Wai V. .,., g i s forensics Forensics! 105 - .,- awe vi l,,v,,,: J, vfrfflflfr NL' Nq"Tlih'nb!ll'1 ,iff .Y Y -. Below and right: Whether funny or serious, the actors' facial expressions are signUicont U' the proper 9l7'l0fl0Vl of a particular scene is to be expressed to the audience. New dimension improves acting skills 1 Down on all fours, the actress slithers across the hard floor, her tongue darting in and out and her whole form seeming to radiate a kind of green hue. Senior Amy Weld is imitating a lizard. But only for a few seconds. Actually, Amy is doing her job as a member of the latest dimension in the Theater Depart- ment, Advanced Acting. This new semes- ter class addition has enabled students to further their acting abilities through class study, performing scenes individually or with a partner, presenting a Christmas play to area grade school children, faking auditions for scholarships and even strug- gling to try and become creatures like lizards and flowers, which is called analysis. Kat Tucker, Theater teacher, stressed that Advanced Acting is not an extension of the Acting I clss. lt is instead a more involved course for people who want to really work on their acting. "Itls definitely an advanced class be- cause of the material we study," Tucker explained. "It's for the serious acting stu- dents who are supposed to have certain skills like a good voice and no stage fright." Not only was the course confined to' people who made an S grade or better in Acting I, it was also limited in class size: "It needs to be small because if it's large, each person can't perform enough to get the skill. You almost have to work on an individual basis," Tucker said. Some agreed the class was more involved, but just as rewarding: "I think Mrs. Tucker expects more. The things she tells you to do in Acting I, she expects you to do on your own in Advanced Acting. Things like blocking are up to you. It really isn't scary, though, because it's just as much fun as Acting I, if not more," senior Jean Deters said. Class work consisted of projects such as an activity called vocal trainingf After taperecording, students were to listen for, the faults in their voices and also learn how to make them more powerful. Unlike Acting I, a class set of books was used along with books of advanced scenes. Around Christmas, they concentra- ted on a play they did for almost all the area grade schools called "Christmas Snow- manf' Then they altered the whole atmos- phere of the class from carefree children's plays to a serious similation of an acting audition for scholarships and acting com- panys. Junior Jeff Beck said he was im- pressed with this project-since he plans on maybe trying out for these things later on: "Now I have something to do when I try out for them," Jeff said. Tucker summed up the first semester of the new class as being quite successful: "I really enjoyed the first semester. We only had 14 in the class. It was really fun seeing them become advanced." 1 Drama! 106 i Z i Sum Yfwafif' Below: Costumes add to the effect of the character the actor or actress tries to portray. Left: Senior Abby Pulley pantomimes to express her story in- stead of using words. Upper left: Imagination is needed when books and chairs are improvised as props for an authentic setting. 'IU L1 ,vow "Ng nw'- QORfr drama Dramaf107 , 1 - T " X "eh milf-aim, ,nf-:"mi' 414141 ,J lm , w l if n 1 A Right: Julia and Emma share responsibilities as they type cutlines. Below: 1981 Heritage Staff: Front row: Jeff Kuenne, photographer, Colin Braley, photographer, Pepin Conde, editor-in-chief Lisa Linhardt, IU'estyles editor, Jeff Ellis, managing editorg Steue Carr, head photographer. Middle row: Beth Katherman, portraits co-editor, Shelley Hendrix, photography editor, Julia McCormick, clubs co-editor, Amy Weld, portraits co-editorg Emma Webb, index and directory co-editor, Roseanne Bonadonna, curriculum co- editorg Nancy Dempsey, sports staff, Tina Hawk, business manager. Back row: Susan Graham, index and directory co-editor, Kelly Adams, curricu- lum co-editor, Beth Moore, photographer, Mike Fomelli, photographer, Keith Goose hoto ra her Celia Garcia photographer, Teresa Figgins V1 P S P 1 , i faculty and administration co-editor, Teresa Rice, graphics and design edi- 5: torg Tracy Hanlon, clubs co-editor, I not shown - Lisa Nash, copy editorj. li I ' - I I I I I l ivy." 'N iii!!! Talent in artwork exhibits new yearbook dimensions With the changing trends in yearbook formats, artwork sketched a new look for the "Heritage" this year, a style never exhibited in the yearbook before. The artwork was prepared by Pepin Conde, editor-in-chief. The theme, "reflec- tions," was exemplified through each of his works, adding a flowing touch which wrapped up the book. But, Pepin was reluctant: "I don't think the yearbook should be the editor's yearbook, but the staff's year- book," Pepin explained. "I didn't want my stuff to be singled out. I thought the class might not want it, so I was hesitant to do it." "I think it is an added dimension to the book," Ron Clemons, publications adviser, said. "We have our own style here. When you have a talent such as this, you need to utilize it." Deciding on a theme took longer for the staff this year from staffs in the past. The artwork was the result which created a unique originality to the book: "We had a hard time deciding on a theme and the artwork tied the book together," Amy Weld, portraits co-editor, said. "I think it is original," Jeff Ellis, manag- ing editor, explained. "I think it will make our yearbook different from the years before. It is so hard to make anything dif- ferent, anyway." "It's going to be something different. Left: As editors, Pepin and Jeff find organization is the key for a smooth diuision of labor and adher- ence to deadlines. Left bottom: Precision is a ne- cessity for Susan Cox, sports co-editor, to keep her ruled lines straight. Below: Choosing the right pho- tos is a big task as Pepin and RoseAnne lookfor the proper quality before making a choice. M, - 1' . ' ' 1. It's not going to be the typical yearbook every high school has. It should be unique compared to everyone else's,,' Pepin con- tinued. Besides Pepin's extra hours in prepar- ing the artwork, all of the staff faced time- consuming tasks in the yearbook's prep- aration. Unnoticed by the students was the actual work the staff did themselves this year, instead of the company. Most of the book was prepared fully before the com- pany received it: "We are writing all our headlines and copy in advance and pasting it down our- selves. We are also doing all the graphics and graphical effects on our own. In other words, we are sending pages in camera- ready," Jeff explained. "It's hard work, but I think it is worth it because we learn what's going on instead of letting some yearbook man do it. If there are any mistakes in the copy, we don't have to pay for them. The disadvantage is we have to proofread at least four to five times to catch all the mistakes," he con- tinued. "It gives us more control on what is going on," Pepin said. "It eliminates a lot of the chance for errors. It allows the class to be totally in on the production of the book." ' Artwork was the key to making the book unique and classroom preparation gave the staff experience, but the main anxiety was to see the final hard-back form. Amy summed up the whole idea: "We think Pepin has done an excel- lent job on the artwork and we're anxious to see it when it comes out in the year- book." its , 'l - publications Publications! 109 -HMM , . Newspaper's flag changes with new trends in design Changing trends motivated the "Spir- it" staff into designing a new flag. The design for the name of the paper was changed to a bolder type this year. "We wanted to do something special and different," Katie Waterhouse, manag- ing editor, said. "It symbolizes a new staff and a new idea." "Since we are a different staff, itfs nice to be identified as such, but it fthe flagl won't change every year," Julie Murphy, editorial editor, added. Another asset to the paper was the new equipment installed at the printer's office. "The new system at the printer's is all computerized," Katie said. "They can set 'our stories and headlines faster." "With the computer we can bring in copy late and still have it in on time," Cliff Cokingtin, editor-in-chief, added. The new equipment not only made it a little easier on the staff at deadlines, it also gave them few restrictions on how to lay out their pages. "We have to keep the basic style," Katie said. "But the layout will change every week, just as long as it goes along with the layout techniquesf' With the changing layouts, preparing each issue of the paper took time: "It all starts when we write the sto- ries," Katie said. ' "The stories are assigned about one week before the deadline, depth stories longer than a weekfl The type was set in Blue Springs, but all designing was done by students: "We do everything but the actual printing," Katie added. "But our biggest problem is staff members missing dead- lines." 'fWhen they don't,meet their dead- lines it's late going to the printer." Although putting the paper together was important, several staff members felt that having freedom with the paper was just as important: "In private schools they fthe studentsl have few press rights. Here, we make the decisions on what our paper will say," Julie said. "I think we try to be open and listen to both sides,'l she added. "Anyway, at least I hope so!" "lim pleased with what the staffls doing!" Ron Clemons, Journalism adviser, said. "It's the students' paper and should be run by the students," Cliff said. "Mr. Clemons doesn't even read the paper until it comes out Monday morning." The staff used their freedom and exercised it by changing the flag, which had been the same for 13 years. alt was time for a change," Cliff said. "Katie and I went to a camp this summer and that's where we got a lot of our design ideas. "Then we asked the staff if it was all right to change the flag," he added. Many design ideas came from semi- nars staff members attended. But they learned much more than design: "It taught me how to work under pressure. I think it's important for a few staff members to attend," Cliff said. "You get experience working with others and putting the paper together," he added. "I got a better feel for news than I've ever had before," Julie said. Below: CML as editor-in-chieL and Katie, as manag- ing editor, must coordinate their talents in produc- ing each issue. Right: CIU'f reads final copy to make sure print is in order. i....4-. . I N ATX Joumalismf 110 4-R ,--Y-A --. as 1 N 1. 1 e l l, Y! fi 1 I X, .4 fi fg ti,-naw tx ' Z" 4 ,f f 13' ,X ' -Q ' 44 n 1,1 -6? VN Left: Staff members discuss the latest issue of the paper, creating more story ideas. The 1981 Spirit staff From left, Front row: Richard Wil- son, aduertising manager, Julie Murphy, editor- ial editor, Terry Andersen, sports editor, Karen Turner, news editor. Second row: Angie Bos hanon, sports staff, Pepin Conde, cartoonist, Brenda Buckley, depth editor, CIW Cokingtin, editor-in-chief Susie Lindsey, copy editor, Katie Waterhouse, managing editor, Megan Kelly, photographer, Lisa Magruder, circulation man- ager, Robin Maddox, features columnist, Pat Duchene, photography editor, Tony Salazar, sports columnist. Not pictured: Eddie Frazier, features columnist, Lisa Pennington, reviews col- umnist, Elissa Shreckengaust, features editor. L.lL.l i. fur ,Q-7 xv bv.- -ws, I' N., v-XM in journalism --L Joumahsmflll 'VW' it 3 l 3. ,ww ,X:af'f"' 4? ff '2",' 6. 31145 LL , ' N ,:' y , ', iff? EV 1 l ,v' Right: Senior Anita Burton finds that in many offices, transcribers lmachines that regulate the speed of dictation by adjusting a foot controlf haue taken the place of shorthand dictation. Below: Dupli- cation comes in handy for communication between the diferent sec- tions of a corporation. Senior Julie Belluille runs off a duplication assignment. ,4 Q X 5 . Business! 112 A l i Below: Rotation is the time business classes learn how to use ddlerent machines. Lori Lady practices on a Clearing Selectric ll typewriter. Below right: Pam Jordan concentrates on her typing assignment. 1 .A F xperience becomes key in preparing for office job Experience was the key to why some took the Secretarial Procedures or the Clerical Procedures classes. "I plan to get a job for my future. And I thought the experience in the business background would help mef' senior Lisa Reyes said. "I thought it would be good expe- rience because you learn how to use all the different machines, and it would be good if you got a job and you said that you know how to use them," senior Tamiko Gilkey added. The Secretarial Procedures class pre- pared the student for an office job, specifi- cally secretarial - dealing with shorthand dictation or machine transcription, rather than a clerical or receptionist-type job. "The emphasis is placed on qualifying you for an entry level secretarial position," Debra Smith, Secretarial and Clerical, Procedures teacher, explained. The Clerical Procedures class trained the student for clerical duties with impor- tance placed on typing and payroll, a type of basic accounting. Secretarial did not have the payroll unit and concentrated more on shorthand than typing. "The primary purpose of Clerical is to train girls for an office job such as an accounting clerk, payroll clerk, filing clerk, a general clerical position, a typist or a receptionist etc.," Marian Manuel, Clerical Procedures teacher, said. Left: The Memeoscope aids senior Dee Klingins- mith while she makes a drawing on a stencil. When applying for a secretarial posi- tion, many times shorthand is a require- ment: "Shorthand definitely helps if you are going to go into it from the beginning, not be promoted up to a secretary. It's almost impossible to get a secretarial job without originally having shorthand," Smith said. There are many opinions on whether shorthand is a necessity for a secretarial position: "Shorthand can give you a better secretarial position, but it is not the only quality in being a good secretaryf' senior Danielle Casselman said. But many agreed that a person who had shorthand would probably get a better position and more pay: "I think that shorthand is outdated. But you will get paid more because that is one more skill that you have going for you," senior Karla Lavis said. Training the students for an office job was the purpose ofjjthe two classes, but instead of going out after graduation and getting a permanent office job, many wanted more training: "I want to go to college or maybe a business school to get more experience in what I want to do," Lisa Reyes said. Many students took one of the two classes and will take more classes for the knowledge and experience they receive: "Nowadays, I think you have to have all the background you can to get ahead in the world," Karla said. business -L Bus1ness!113 Students get Vo-Tech has enabled students to achieve skills without the time or expense of a college education. "I like the idea that I can learn about computer data processing and not have to worry about paying the high rate of college tuition," senior Cindy Maloney said. Some students feel that Vo Tech helps in applying for future employment because they can use it as a source of reference and experience. "If someone wants to get a job later on in life, he can always have his Vo-Tech training to fall back on. I think that is the main reason for taking a Vo-Tech course. It gives you that extra advantage," senior Mendy Shockey said. Students sometimes, however, take the class because they feel it would be an easy credit. They also like the idea of being away from school for three hours. "I think that some kids just take the class because they think that it will be an easy credit. They find out at the end of the year that it isn't as easy as they expect," senior Brian Luttrell said. Even though people rarely do take it for reasons like that, it is mainly chosen to A ,,,,, WY ,, training without college help the student in an occupation such as body mechanics or health services. "Vo-Tech gives me a better chance for a career opportunity in medicine and health. That,s what I want to do and it has helped my chances," Mendy said. The students that do take Vo-Tech for easy credit usually aren't able to hold out. "Most students take it because they are interested in vocational training, that is, I'd like to think that. Some that figure it to be an easy credit usually don't last," counselor Bob Handley said. Vo-Tech is a good learning experience for students, but not all are in the class for a career in a certain field. Some just sign up for it because they want to learn more about a certain thing, not necessarily for college. "I like body mechanics. Ialways have. That doesn't mean that I want to take it up as a career for the future," Brian said. Some students in Vo-Tech have more advantages than others. They are able to work on their training and have a position to take up when they are finished. "I like working on cars. If I decide that I want to take it up seriously as a future A occupation I can always work in one of my four uncles' autobody shops. Right nowl am not thinking about itf' junior Dean Welsh said. Another important aspect that Vo- Tech has is that you have three hours to work on something rather than one. "I took shop one year and you hardly have any time to work. When you come in it takes five minutes for roll and 15 to clean up. That leaves you with only 35-40 min- utes to work. At VovTech I can work up to two and one half hours without stopping. I really like that," Dean said. ' Some who have taken the course feel that it was well worth their time and effort. Some have been offered jobs in various organizations. . "I got a lot out of Vo-Tech. Its training and personal reference helped me to ob- tain a job at a well known data processing company. That's what I wanted and Vo- Tech gave me the opportunity," Cindy said. Below: In Vo-Tech, Mike Allison works on a carfor ha grade as others might work on an essay for credit. ' Vo-Tech ranges from Cosmetology to car repair. Vo Techf114 Q 'QS-c 1 l 'i ll Above: Mike Dowell knows the importance of taking precautions while working with welding equipment. Left: Steady hands add to precision while repairing items in radio and television repair. Below: Patricia Brunerfollows certain guidelines to punch out the cor- rect information needed. AS YV, if vo-tech ' .wir ' ' rn, Vo-Tech!115 rl Above: Aduice from fellow students, Dennis Farris and Jeff Butler, helps Scott Phelps perfect his projects. Below: When cutting wood pieces, precision is required so they will fit together to make the desired project, a dresser valet. Right: Wearing goggles helps protect eyes from flying wood particles. 'ni X B I ..-., 1 .- .Ai Q . ,, . I 'I 1 1 3 l,. 4? if P5 M -1 -f- -- 74- Robert Bruner fleftj and Scott Phelps fbelowj craft wood into objects, creating one of many projects In- dustrial Arts students will make throughout the year. Students shape materials into projects A huge chunk of metal or a block of wood may not mean much to some peo- ple, but to Metals and Woods students, it is a beginning to one of their many proj- ects, The projects that Metals students made through the first three quarters of school included a parts bin, a scoop, a tool box, a log holder, a chisel, a center punch and a hammer. The students are required to make these, but in the fourth quarter are able to design their own projects. Working with metals is an achieve- ment and an ego-builder for some: "I like working with metals. It makes me feel like l've accomplished something," senior Andy Richardson said. Some of the skills learned are very useful to the students who are thinking about Industrial Arts professions: - "I plan on going into a career some- what related to this class. We learn a lot of basic things about metal which Iill need to know," junior Jerry Donovan said. "I like making things because it's cheaper than going out and spending all the money to buy them," senior Scott Epperson said. Working with metals is advantageous and profitable to many students, either as a hobby or a career: "I'd rather work with my hands be- cause it's interesting," senior Roger Campbell said. Students are graded on their partici- pation in class, their effort, and the work they accomplish: "I grade them on dimensions. I believe highly in craftsmanship and workmanship. Later, I grade highly on design and simply if they can read and follow directions," James Simmons, Metals teacher, said. The projects made in class are useful to students at home, and the skills can be used later on in their lives: The same was true in the Woods classes. The advanced woods classes spent as much as S100 or more on their projects, but it was only a fraction of what it would have cost at a store. Students could design and 'make whatever they wished. There were only two requirements: they had to construct at least one door and one drawer. "I'm making a stereo cabinet for our living room and itis costing me about 5100," senior Greg Warnock said. Using their hands is the main objec- tive for Industrial Arts students in finishing their projects: "Working with my hands ca'n help me get rid of a lot of my frustrations," senior Steve McGee said. Students said skills learned in both classes will be useful in the future: "I know in the future, when I leave home, I'll be able to make my own furni- ture," Greg added. industrial arts Industrial Arts!117 'fr iv I his adn is. ,mclmil-Ani,-. -li Below: Preciseness counts in sewing small stitches. Right: Teachers supervision helps stu- dents in understanding new techniques which might create problems. Addition of new machines and student s The school district purchased 14 new sewing machines to be used by Clothing I and II and Independent Living classes. The older machines, bought in 1973, were traded in so 12 new machines could be purchased, costing the District S160 each. Two free arm machines were also purchased at S350 each. The addition of the updated models will allow students to operate the new features available on the modern machines. The old machines were well-worn and in great need of replacement, students said:, "The cabinets were falling apart. When you pushed the knee control, the whole machine would wobble," senior Becky Cartwright said. N The condition of the old machines hindered progress and were an inconven- ience to sewing students: "They fthe machinesl broke down all the time while we were sewing. We'd just have to quit for the day. We couldn't get anything done," senior Julia McCormick commented. Home Economic teachers said they are striving for a rotation plan that will replace old machines every few years before they wear out and break. "The sewing machines are a nice addition to the department and make it possible for one or two students to work at creativlt each machine,'l Mary Robinson, sewing teacher, said. - Interested students also used the ma- chines for added details on crafts and garments: "If the students want, they can study the instruction manual and use the fancier stitching available," Robinson added. Some of the deocrative touches in- clude applique, shell edging, fagoting ljoin- ing two or more pieces of fabric with an open lacy stitchl and even patchwork quilting. Although senior David Cordes wasn't looking forward to the sewing part of Inde- pendent Living, he said he learned many helpful things: "I didn't know sewing was a part of it. I didn't realize what I was getting into but now I'm glad I took it," he said, then added, "I wear the gymshorts I made all the time." Many students said they found the class beneficial: "I learned quite a bitf' Tony said. "I feel more confident I can care for myself." Lisa Pendleton said, "You can work at your own pace and you don't have to keep up with everybody elsef' Kim described why knowing how to sew was a necessity to her: "Sewing will always be useful. There won't be a day where it doesn't come in handy," she said. "I sewed a button on this morning and I put a zipper in last night." Home Economics! 118 X -jg " " 1 A ' , ,,.,..-gr 'auf , f 4. X A X . Y A ' b 7-IQ 1 V "'315,3,k . 11' , w ' ',y '-fx' I ff, ',""2' L. , , '. 1 ,, ,N . ,QI I ,.,,,,,,,,, 1 -- . 'iff' X' u ' I f H 'X4B'f-s.H.,.. 4 lx ' N. I , will Left: Patterns prouide Home Economic students with knowledge in arranging pieces on the grain of fabric. Above left: Sewing by hand , is just as important as using a machine. Above: Linda Hayner practices on a sewing machine using dU'ferent stitches and settings. Below: Before starting'major projects, all sewing techniques are graded on small samples. i az wi,-QW ,,h4 rg w S im ....-V..--.-., lr Y nr 2,1 i1.,.t,7, .mf , , ,fu -ntl?" , ,f home economics Home Economics!119 " ' I -N., Below: Students, drawing a picture upside down. consciously learn to switch to the right mode. Right: Art students learn basic principles of sketching. i. cf-' f G XM , . W , .T:M H hs' gf Brain study aids students in concentrating on work Take the letter "P," turn it upside- down and it turns to "d," or with a little imagination it may even turn into a musi- cal half note. With any creation, the right mode of the brain is at work. Art Il studied the brain and its right and left modes. They learned how the left mode is concerned with things like verbal recognition, sequential activities, and things that are taught such as exercises from the first grade on. They learned the right mode was concerned with spacial perception, visual recognition, intuition, feelings and creation: "The studies taught me about how to draw, well not exactly how to draw, but how to get yourself to draw," Celia Gar- cia, Art II-student, said. Concentration was also an essential factor: "It helps you to concentrate a lot more knowing about the right mode and understanding 'why you would concen- trate," Celia said. ' Janice Malott, Art instructor, said, "Too often the activities of the right side of the brain are ignored. We learn to mis- trust the right mode's feelings and intui- tion. There is usually no training. We were taught to think things out logically. We must do activities to by-pass this." Some of the exercises for training in- cluded upside-down drawings and mirror images. K'When you look at things upside down, you see things as they are, and not what you think they should look like. lt also changes the way you see and draw," Malott said. Malott explained that using the right mode of the brain is like driving a car: "At firstf' she said, "you are very aware of turning a corner or stopping at a light or maybe using a blinker, but after a while it just becomes natural and you real- ly don't pay attention to things as when you first started to drive." Other things, such as reading a book with the stereo on and really not hearing the words because of the concentration on the book also refer to the right mode of the brain. A Though Art II students studied the right mode of the brain and often use it in their work, it may be applied to other sub- jects. "The right mode isn't just for art. It applies to math, senses, reasoning and everything else,'l Celia added. In a recent survey taken by the stu- dents, after studying and exercising the right mode, almost every student said that he was amazed about how much he was seeing in comparison to before the stu- dies. ' "I think the students' drawing abilities improved," Malott said. "A lot of the draw- ings were primitive and after the study were improved." Nancy Lewis, Art III student, who was in independent studies, but was put into an Art II hour because of a schedule conflict, just listened while she worked and found it helped her very much: "I think it helped me with my draw- ings just from the review," she said. l i I I Left: When perplexed, the teacher's guidance becomes essential U' the beginning artist is to improue his technique. Below: Constant working and reworking ol her sketch teaches junior Lynn Gregouich the control needed to master the basic principles of drawing, Bottom: Junior Jody Caton carefully examines the still We to bring out the light and dark qualities needed in painting. W Yi ., lj lx "M r l f l NM Q ,. - art SS' fi ll l il l Artf121 5 1 l ur. ur.. 1. ..i1:'',m..:4 . . .iult - Technical music, nerves compel extra practice Technical music, nerves and finding practice time plagued Varsity band mem- bers. That is -- before they became mem- bers. For the first time, students were re- quired to audition for first-hour band. There were several reasons behind band director Gary I.ove's decision for member by audition. "It gets the best people in first hour," he said. "Just to go through the audition shows desire. It also cuts out the people who don't want to work." Students agreed and said the audi- tions were important: "They are important because they weed out the people who don't want to put forth the effort to make the band good. The people who are in the band wanted to be and worked hard for it," jun- ior Carla Lindgren said. "With auditions we get a good band, the people who are interested and con- cerned about the entire group," senior Tricia Bruner agreed. Working hard for auditions, many students said, resulted in overworked nerves: "I was really nervous, but I tried not to think about it. I just kept working, and with the encouragement of friends, I made it through," sophomore Doug White said. "My hands were sweating and my stomach hurt, but I knew it was some- thing I had to do," senior Dwila Heath said. "I wasn't really scared because I knew I had to do it if I wanted to be in," senior Steve Canaday added. Nerves weren't the only thing those auditioning contended with. They also had to set aside time to practice. "The music was hard, so I had to rearrange my schedule at home to get in more practice time," sophomore Brent Caswell said. "I practiced everyday to prepare for my audition," Doug added. The music chosen by 'Love for the auditions was difficult, but he said he had his reasons: "I pick very technical music for audi- tion purposes. If I pick something easy I can't tell how technical a player is," Love said. The work put in by the students, and desire to be a band member probably accounted for the accomplishments of the band: "The band is definitely upgraded from years before. There is more competition 'within the band for chairs as well as between schools,'l Love said. "They stayed after school for rank drills and extra practices and showed they really cared. If they didn't care, they wouldnit bother," he added. , Finding the players to make the best band wasn't the only reason for the audi- tions: "Auditioning is a character builder. No matter how good the player is, if he can't play in front of people he can't enter- tain," Love said. Below: Show band includes Robert Atchley, Share on Bailey, Randy Bacus, Theresa Bascio, Joe Bre- shears, Susan Cable, Brent Caswell, Misty Cheno- weth, David Clothier, Scott Edwards, Eric Euans, Keith Goosey, Jamie Green, Jay Guerra, Lesli Joy, Bart Kesner, Rusty Kettner, Terri Kuzniakowski, Carla Lindgren, Dauid Lundberg, Suzy Mast, Paul McPherson, Marty Mutti, Cl-ierise Payne, Cherstie Schell, Darlene Town, Doug White, John Williams. Above: After glancing at his music, junior Rusty Kettner looks up for his cue. Below: Class rehear- sals bring indiuidual parts together. Bottom: Cues by band director Gary Love bring sections in on time. 'A' ' ' "" . f 2 xref... .4 wk! 'lt' J 4 In iff :fs f tr lm i fggigji if -ff A f-5. ' fiat ex t" ' , 's 'A 1,535 J .,-,Q t ,AH 'f ' f if s V5.9 I. " , 'f" ::.J'f 7 'W' ' l A -gf Qt- r 1 ."Q'h : if f u I J K7 5 - 1 , . , I nf I Al I Band! 122 ...-.1 r 2 v l i V l r . -A,iff:,4 My A. .f f 7219.4 ff ,g.,5,,4? .f yr t 5 ' I , 'Zi 'H . 3' ' 47? , ,F A s A + f' ,fra sffy l l 4 l I 1 i 2 . l . l . I l l 1 1 1 1 Left: Technical music requires extra practice by junior Carl Brogdon. Below: Before class begins, senior Greg Warnock and sophomore Bob Hedrick I play through their parts Bottom Varsity Band names listed on page 228 -s f'f band Band! 123 99 399 8 2 31 N4-J Q O ge S5 2 .3' J x as 55 365 F 55S?Qu JV B d!124 QL, Q 30 i 4. P V ii 'ff it P, .4 JT' T gf 3 ai I 35 Vg, ..f KO! l i E fa ' Q . r , 'SW Els is R S Wish 959 tm 'EIO ' oifof msg Jbsswb BJ W QW-3 3.3 R of EQLQQQN 5BV5'Q5'5SNgV3JwL ,J - A ' fx Zbsssr sssggigft si B Q ,X Below: J.V. band, front row: Ken Hart, Luuori Q1 1 Q Qj gfftliiifieiifiiigfffiialigggl1S22iifIfaa'f2iii.lif'i'itiQt.f'LkTizQTf SQ E Q QD 5 Egg ziigiiffioiiiaiiiiktlabffJk,S5fiQ fiifzlfiioffg K' S Christmas Long practices and individual efforts didn't go unnoticed as the Junior Varsity Band performed at the Christmas Con- cert, a first for the band. "They had not played in a concert for Atchley, Andy Shockley, Misty Chenoweth, Eric West. Left: Drum majors: Phil Bennett and Cindy Magill. Far left: A solo piece requires hard work and dedica- tion which Becky Howard displays here. 31' played one selection with the Varsity and then one alone. Members found this dif- ferent from playing with a larger band. "'It was really different because we were used to playing with 20 people, then spirits up for next year," Brenda replied. "They have to audition for next year, and working at 'gun point' this year helps them to get used to the pressure," Love added. . production shows effoig Egg if six years," Band director Gary Love said. "l wanted them to perform at least once this year and also this spring at the Band a Rama." Last year the band got to perform at a few of the sophomore boys' basketball games, but the audiences were small. This year the members said they were excited about performing in front of a large audi- ence: "It made us work hard, we really wanted to do well," sophomore Jeni And- erson replied. "It was neat, it's a first for us and a good experience," sophomore Misty Chenowell added. "lt is definitely beneficial. Any time you put a person in front of an audience, he is bound to get something out of it,'l Love said. During the concert Junior Varsity all of a sudden we were playing with 8O," Jeni answered. "It really did not bother me, except we had a lot more sound," junior Kathy Ballard said. Q Most members said they felt the con- cert was beneficial to them in many ways for the upcoming Varsity tryouts: "It makes you think, 'Boy, if I can do it now, I can try out for the varsity band a lot easier,' U Jeni replied. "We got it over with. Now we know what to expect for next year," sophomore Andy Shockley said. Love and Varsity Band member Brenda Buckley agree that the experience was good for the J .V. Members: "It is great that they got to participate in the concert. l think it helped to get their Along with performing in the concert, Love kept his band members busy prepar- ing for next year. During certain times, Love assigned members to look for solos and present them within two weeks: S "He tells us what to expect like com- L petition and so on at the beginning of the year, then we do a lot of solos and take a test once in awhile to help prepare us for next year," Andy said. "Over the Christmas vacation we had x to pick a solo and then we had to present it to him after we got back," Jeni replied. "lt prepares us because you're in a smaller group and Mr. Love is willing to help us out individually," Misty said. "The smaller class allows us to get more done and to build on what we have already learnedf' Andy said. xl Ar a 'SVI .- , ,ff , If 'Y' f' :S5r rv,- 1 jv band - JV Band!125 "fm-fnfwiem 4. ggii J ree., L-Z Above right: In order to per7'ect their music, Orchestra members practice together and watch the conductor. Right: Performing in a small ensemble requires individual and group practice. Below: Long hours of practice and hard work resulted in junior Susan Scranton being a member of the All-State Orchestra. - ff- 7. - 4 -M..... ,.... , ,A I, y Z5 I ,f gr- H1 f he 1 N X I Y' wwf i, X 'MM . Y X me Biwpwmm 1? Ti 5 Eh Orchestral126 Performing is something Orchestra members did more of this year. Besides having a concert every quarter, orchestra director Gary Love put the string players into quartets and small ensembles. One of the quartets played twice for the Junior Service League and for the Board of Education: "It's a real honor, I can't believe they asked us to come play for them,'l junior Laura Merrell said. The ensembles were not only to put the Orchestra in performance situations more often, but to help them improve: "I think it gives us experience playing in front of other people, but also as a small group," Laura said. "It gives you a challenge because you're the only one playing that part. Youire working as a group and a single," junior Vicki VanRy explained. Working harder was also a purpose of the ensembles. "I want to put additional pressure on S Left: Orchestra members listed on page 228. Top: Having a limited number of wind players restricts the Orchestra to certain types of music they can play. Above: Violinists concentrate on their music during rehearsal, so performances will sound better. g Small ensembles enhance musician's performances them and force them to read more mus- ic," Love said. "I think small ensembles help us to work harder outside of classf' Vicki added. The string players also had a chance to play with professionals this year. Love was able to get money from the Music Booster Club to pay professionals to come in and help the string players: "They aren't around professionals and they need to be around a pro player to model themselves after. That's one thing I can't provide unless I bring some- body in," Love explained. , The string players hoped that the pros would be able to help them improve their technique and the quality of their playing: "I think I'll gain some practical tech- niques for performance and hopefully playing with them will improve the quality of our performances," senior Denise Milstead said. Confidence and experience were other hopes of string players: "It will help me to hear a person who really knows what he is doing. I think it will give me more confidence and it gives us a lot of good experience, especially sopho- mores who need to hear more profession- als," Vicki said. Having only 30 people in the orches- tra presented a problem to the group. It limited them to the types of music they could play and the amount of sound they could produce: "The amount of people limits us to what we can play. We can't do any major works or anything which requires a large sound,', Love explained. Besides having a small number of people, most of the string players were sophomores, with only a few juniors and one senior. Love had to keep this in mind when working with the group. "The music isn't as technically ad- vanced. I'm also watching the string play- ers to check and see if they are doing things technically right," he said. Orchestra!127 orchestra L- . 1 .i , ta, .. .u...-.ia-., ,..-,i ., - - ,N 'X Cli K - .5 is 4 5 3 f-if f 2 1 V., ti, Q l X lf as-iii , Coilnfon bond of music enhances unit of group ' A goal of being a 131 choir through a common bond of music was the key fac- tor in distinguishing Concert Choir. "Our choir is like a big family," Phil Dunham, choir director, said. "lf you don't like your family, you're 'going to have problems. I want the people to feel com- fortable with each other. They perform better that way." To achieve unity between the choir members, extra activities were planned throughout the year including a new member initiation, a hayride, a choir ban- quet and sophomore initiation, and nu- merous other parties and special events. "The choir hayride really helped this year, the way everybody who didn't know each other got together and sang around the campfire. This is the kind of thing we are looking for. As officers, we try to think of games we can play during our parties to make people work together as a group," senior Rachel Farnham, choir secretary, said. "In no other class do you have to work as closely with so many people," senior Brenda Buckley added. "You've got to learn to sing with people and get to know the people you are singing with." Activities during the year do help choir members become better acquaint- ed, and for many, help to loosen the ten- sions that come with performing. "In a regular classroom, you aren't able to do things together. In choir, we perform together, share nerves and learn to help and trust each other," senior Deb- bie Driskell, choir president, said. A major activity for the choir each year comes in the Spring at District Con- test in Warrensburg. "Dunham makes everyone want to be better than the choirs before," Debbie said. "We're always pushing to be 81 - especially around contest time." "Contest brings everyone so close, we all begin to feel the pressure. If eve- ryone doesn't give 100 percent, every- thing will fall apart," Brenda added. An additional performance came this year when the choir was chosen, along with four other suburban high school choirs, to perform on KCMO radio on Christmas Day. "It was certainly an honor to be chosen for this," Dunham said. "Truman was recommended to the station as hav- ing a reputation of a good choir. lt was something we've never done before." Dunham said that the choir parties and other activities are not only for the choir members: "If other people know we do fun things, it will make it more enticive for others to want to be in the group. The more people you have wanting in, the bet- ter group you'll have." Besides the musical experience stu- dents gain through choir, many have found that choir helps them in 'other areas. "We work hard together! My biggest satisfaction from choir is just knowing that I am good enough to be in it," senior Dana Cummins said. Q "If they sing well, and they know they sing well, it gives them a feeling of accomp- lishment they can remember for a long time," Dunham concluded. "It's a good feeling - that's why many continue to sing." Above: To know how to play cz musical instrument proves to be helpful for senior Gregg Lowe in adding harmony to the songs. Below: Dance routines add variety and movement to the songs as the choir rehearses for the Pat Revue. Bottom: Concert Choir names on page 228. Concert Choir! 128 f y 3 ,r':.,. "cv , ,i . 1 X . , 3 1 Qj,afcm,4.fLLu.f 3 W f 1 - ' 1 ' 7 , ' N 1 ' , , , ,1 4 N f ' A 7 7 J LQ,Q5E9uL' LLJVU, fi , A , A N N A f V A , 7 ' ' F 7 'MJ l.. El "li E-c,fflf 'M ui M Ltufizefii E gn JQQQLQ QMMAML P ' , A fc . 'i A i i ' e f , gelolu?:FTm2onesbFrontBriou.Ii: lgilly Noland, Cindy Magm, XXL 1-JDK, Qa.,X,,,AliL,Lf flick ac e arn am, enise ac , e' P ,D C . G l O f., , ' - ,A I , L, f i df: "1 Q I 4 ' ' I A was, Kagzy grown, Debbie Driskellr??rercl5b1eBx1c!lc7g1, Elsa P gk' CKY J' XSAAJW, V X ki" k7""lfk.,QL agner. ac row:Steue Winship,GlennSn d ,Jf7'Ell', x, 'X Q ,lxf 7 i ' klf K ' :Q AW, ,. , Gerald Sloan, Steve Cannaday, David Clothic-?rL:JDi2,bidi:rienhsl, MIMO f Xwjkj iamdbz - I 'D Cl l Cllflflgll K Gregg Lowe, Greg Palmer. K-, A . I w L, 'L A . 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I ' M-Pali us a' gy, W 4,.l,-am., ,, ,-W, Christmas concert unites two choirs Girls' Choir filled the air with new sounds in a joint effort with Concert Choir for the Christmas Season at the RLDS Auditorium. "The echo choir was very impressive because it had never been done," director Phil Dunham explained. "We were able to showcase Girls' Choir and Concert Choir's abilities together. I was really proud of them." . The two choirs began practicing "Gloria" separately. They didn't come together and practice until the day of the program, and then only for ten minutes. "We never did practice together until the day of the performance, so we were worried, but it was a challenge," junior Stacey Smothers said. "We all knew it would be very hard," Girls' Choir president Patty Petet said. Above: Treble Twelve, Front row: Kelly David- son, Niue Atagi, Missy Kreps, April Noland. Second row: Terri Watts, Lori Slaybaugh, Greta Williams, Felicia Cox, Monika Grusdat, Joy Immer, GiGi Downey, Shelli Ashmore, Angel Walker. Below: Daily rehearsals for the Pat Revue are a necessity to learn the music before the choreography can be added. Right: Girls' Choir names on page 228. "We had to be perfectly together and every girl had to know her part." Dunham explained further that this wasn't just any performance to get jittery about: "Obviously, the RLDS Auditorium is much larger than ours, so we had to deal with a lot of added problems. We were worried about a time lag, so the choirs were placed catty-cornered from each other," Dunham continued and added, "They had to be close together to make sure the timing was exact." On Dec. 14, when the two choirs met early to practice their song, everyone was anticipating what it would sound like: "It was unreal!" Patty exclaimed. "We were really trying. Because it was such a hard song to do, we were proud because it sounded so neat." "That type of song had never been done before with two choirs from the same school, in different sections," Dun- ham said. "The song was impressive and if I'd heard anyone else do it, I would have been impressed," he added. But at the performance there would be 2,000 people to impress, along with four other choirs and their directors: "It was really nerve-racking, but the choirs are of good quality and I knew they could do it." ' Concert Choir began "Gloria" and were joined by Girls' Choir: "We were afraid we might come in flat or that Concert Choir might be flat, so we were really concentrating," Stacey said. The choirs sang in an echo fashion, Girls' Choir ending the song with a 'gloria' that resounded throughout the auditor- ium, leaving the audience captivated: "I think we got everyone's attention," secretary Beth Clinefelter said. "People in the band and lots of other people came up to me and said it was really great." "But the competitive spirit also seeped into the performance as choirs from Chrisman, Fort Osage and Van I-Iorn sang their numbers. 1 "People told me that we sounded professional. I was really proud of our fam- ily - that's what it is like in Girls' Choir -because we worked so hard," Patty said. "It may sound conceited, but I think our choir outclasses them all." Girls Ch0irf130 f ..,,..,- . l .,'-f. I 3' I Vi . ,SA ' . . Q , , .-Jrfff 1,541 My I 4 is JA! ivy .wtf 5 rf- -in -x I' , .A ,,,.Mq V ' ' "5:'?"x1' , I .. QQ VN 2'rJ,Q'Z? iw! ' .X-.f ' pLf,,"j?,f A s Qifear lx, ' J 15 . .13-, -CW fl -1, .VV l'!1l'vr.f fb4?,Z,, Q ' -I Lc7wf,'5! 4. ,Q . I Left: Dancing to the music adds alinishing touch to the choir's Pat Revue music. Below: Juniors Shelli Ash- more and Kelly Dauidson and senior Dwila Heath keep a close watch on Mr. Dunham during o final rehearsal in the auditorium. Bottom: As soon as one concert has been performed, music must be learned for the next one. Sophomore Susan Herrick concentrates on learn- ing her part. he ,gf 59"- pf' . ,Qc , . V .m ,rims-fftf rr 5-gowsfiet' Ki- Q. QRS' F . 1 7 , 'x ! A-Q, P' Girls' Choir!131 girls' choir--1 tl li l J ,wr f 1:-i H, .. "'-mu.-1z.a.. ,a..i:'1i:...1,m..: ,, .r.- -.... -W- l ' if, , JNL 'W My ,JW Li rl ,rflhl li wht it it ,Qual ,fl will lrl A f jr cwjrtfflf W Wh Clfiwlil 'ro'Wc-Wrirtfmjilwflw flwilw IM r' ll Wirrmltfilifrrrl llill' QV li WW J Bcicullijjilorcggumjcnd Gcfdc 1cf practice music to im- lf proue their voices. Right: Accompanists Dana Cummins and Karen " Turner work together to prouide instrumental background music. l i 1 l I I il r f l I , Q? 24 I i l Above: Phil Dunham, choir director, leads the class in sin9' ing as they strive for perfect tones by repeating phrasef- Left: Girls' Glee and Men's Choir lnames listed on 11099 Nl' 2281. as -r ' if'-lf ,i till? ii silt? lit lil : . W Choirsf132 ll X. 1 I I l 1 1 I l l l l i .QA .,,1.. 1 -.J :ing- S251 rage 4 ,l . , ,.,e. unc.. 5 -If "' x-J P if Q... '-I ' , I .:. f 'wif' - i " f fy IW" .. " ' f . f 'f' 2 " 'l 4 Left: variety of uoices blends to make harmonious sounds. Below: Learning the words and pitch of a new song takes hours of practice under Dunhan-1's supervision. LJ ri ,..........,,,,,,-nw g H E W" Tl. II in l J ,Q i . Q3 5 l as Q Tr outs unnecessary for acceptance IVIen's Choir and Girls' Glee Club are different than any other vocal music classes at Truman: "You don't have to try out for lVIen's Choir and Girls' Glee," junior Charby Goodwin explained. Because tryouts aren't necessary to get in either class, anyone could sign up for them. And a lot of people did sign up for various reasons: "I like music and I thought it was fun last year," junior Lana Waggener said, "Some people are surprised how fun it is. After they've been in it for a while, they like it," junior Jim Page commented. "I took it because I thought it would be an easy credit and fun, and I like to sing," senior Colin Braley said. "Last year I tried out for Girls' Choir and didn't make it so I went ahead and took Girls' Glee. I like to sing, Charby added. The fact that Girls' Glee and Men's Choir weren't tryout situations did make a difference in class procedure, compared to tryout choirs. "I don't demand as much from Girls' Glee and Men's Choir," director Phil Dun- ham said. He further explained: "Since they don't try out, the choir's not as good as far as musical ability. An advantage, of course, is that some kids not talented enough, to make Concert Choir can still sing." "The music he gives us is usually not hard," Lana agreed. "We learn about different styles of music and in Concert Choir they don't do that," Charby said. "We also get extra credit when we go to rock concerts or anything musical." Some said Girls' Glee and Men's Choir were good classes to take if one was planning to try out for Concert Choir or Girls' Choir later. "I think it gives you a chance to improve, so maybe if you want to get into Girl's Choir or Concert Choir later, you can," Lana expressed. Charby agreed: "Some people take it for learning before they try out for another choir." While many students took Girls' Glee and Men's Choir simply because they like to sing, some signed up for other reasons: "Some kids think it's going to be a goof-off class since they didn't have to try out for it. They think they can do anything they want to. They find out it's not that way and that's why a lot of them get out," Lana pointed out. She added, "Some peo- ple take it for another easy credit." Dunham agreed with Lana and said: "We have some who really want to sing and some who signed up just for credit. They're holding other kids back. It's lack of desire and cooperation because they're lazy." "Men's Choir and Concert Choir are different. Men's Choir is a little more rowdy," said one member of both choirs. "Some people don't care or put in 100 percent at concerts and practice. If eve- ryone gave 100 percent it would be an excellent choir," Colin said. Although Men's Choir and Girls' Glee may have performed easier music and have somewhat more of a discipline prob- lem than his other choirs, Dunham said it was an extra thrill for him to direct these two choirs at a concert and they did well "knowing where they came from and knowing how much they have improved." .niif 1' V- Choirs! 133 choirs 1 - ...ami I ! V. ,,,,.. ,M A 1 , 1 mek-fzli .l1:,.i4-...-.., Q-Q-1!.u.1g-,., .l,-M, . ,. , hu- i,,...4-.11 , Right: Sophomore Jeff Dauis works on the military press to im- proue his eye-hand coordination. Bottom: Bench pressing is one of the exercises allowed for students that haue medical dU'ficuIties as shown by junior Scott Quick. Below: To auoid harmful pressure on her feet, sophomore Sandy McCondless exercises by doing situps. 15, N,.. ,L gif ff I if X ri P.E.f134 T"'?1ne -wglx-vt, Y .,,V ,,w. Q i I " , I " " ' . . ' "' 4 fi' W ,f Fiji-ji: Left: Mild exercise includes working with light weights. Coach " Don Coffman advises it for students with asthma like sopho- more Robert Farley. Below: Junior Julie Meier concentrates on ' '. ,j"527L,,i,,f,1f,'i'r' IQ her upper body muscles, because she should not do anything to E- " ' exert her knees. , V. . I A R E New program adapts to student needs An adaptive program has started this year, allowing students with medical diffi- culties to participate in physical education. This year the State put into effect a law that requires -every student, even if they are injured or have some medical problem, to take a physical education class. Counselor George Coskey, who helped put the program together, said, "This program was born when we got a letter from the State telling us that there was no excuse for a child not to have P.E. That's when we had to start the adaptive program." Coach Don Coffman, who taught the classes second and fifth hours, said, "The adaptive program fits that kind of stu- dent's needs. If a student has asthma and Can't run, we put him on something less active." Before entering, students were re- quired to see their doctor and have him fill out check list of the things that would be harmful for them to attempt. Doctors, though, seem to have different opinions about the program: "It was probably more my doctor's idea. He talked with the P.E. teacher to try to get me in and it's helped me a lot," sophomore Ernest Weldmeyer, who has a muscle disorder, said. But junior Mary I-Ioelscher's doctor didn't approve: "My doctor wasn't thrilled, he didn't think it would be very good for me because of my bad asthma, but he filled out a check- list with my restrictions." "Coffman must work with each stu- dent and their physician to determine the ability of the student and to meet their needs," Coskey added. The program deals with many kinds of medical problems, asthma, legal blind- ness and orthopedic problems. But Coff- man doesn't like to label it uspecial educa- tion": "I don't like to call it special, because that implies learning disabilities. These are just medical problems that would restrict regular P.E. classes," Coffman added. The small sizeof the classes helped students get individualized instructions: "We have about nine students in every class, more are coming because of the mainstream program, and we try to fit the activities around the students," Coff- man said. The activities of this program, though limited, benefited the students as well as filled a requirement, some said: "Our activities have a lot of weight- lifting, because if it's an orthopedic prob- lem or a type of muscle disorder, it streng- thens the other arm or leg that would usually grow weak. It also rehabilitates them faster," Coffman said. "There are also regular activities, like table tennis, archery and bowling that are all low activ- ity." "Coffman tries to adapt what you can do into the class," Mary said. Most of the students and faculty had a positive outlook on the program. "It's better than regular classes for me and I'm glad they have it," sophomore Mary Holt, who is legally blind, said. "I think it's meeting the need we have to cope with well," Coskey said. "I haven't had a P.E. class since the seventh grade and it's kind of hard, like the weight-lifting, but Coffman works with your particular problem so you fit into your class," Mary said. I5- phygcaleducahon P.E.!135 1 I fill! f2i , fs.. 51,39 H111 ia if Ui 4' ggi W ik 1 ww I N ' 1 I i 1 ' a I . I I Y 4,31 li' 23 t ,IN :EVE I 1 1 11 l 5 I li! W I ,N w I P , 1, ' 1 'z 1 1, 1. N clubs! 136 '1 ,l, H. W FIX ii ' ' , l VW 1 If 5:2512 l L ll' I ff 0 '59 3 ,... . gi o Q5-'W r A -' - ' o I F f fu - 7' ' , ffl, C ' ,, 40' QA Oi 0 9 O 7 .. T 8 I pr i ai' il:--1 u.5f',.., in " .. .s 193 'I' fr. :5:f:2:3:I:5:1:2:1:2:Q:Q:Q:2:g:g2gZg1gZg2:C:5:5:5:5:1:f511513556-:5 q " 22:2 . J., - ,A., ,:W Many club die as interest level wanes by Teresa Figgins tarvation of interest has resulted in the death of many clubs. "A lot of clubs don't make it because there's not enough interest," Nancy Ziegenhorn, Student Council spon sor, said. In order for a club to be considered by StuCo, a petition must be signed by at least two sponsors and a minimum of ten students. The petition then goes to StuCo for approval. If approved by StuCo, it goes to Principal LeRoy Brown for further approval. "I would consider a good club one that is a normal outgrowth of a school class or activity, or one that provides an. opportunity for leadership and the opportunity for exploration of the club's interest. These make an effective club," Brown said. The clubs not only have to be interesting, but must also be unique and serve a different purpose than clubs already established. Denial of clubship may result from lack of originality. "We try to look at it and make sure other clubs aren't doing the same thing. The club has to form a function no other serves and it has to be a credit to the school," Ziegenhorn explained. "We sometimes have difficulty relating clubs to school courses or tying them in with class activities," Brown said. Literary Arts Seminar QLASJ and Stu- dents for Action in Education CSAEJ are clubs evident of originality. "LAS has appeal to those with creativity, those who like to or can write. lt provides opportunity for some to be in print for the first time,', Brown said. ' "The prime goal of SAE is to give students an insight into teaching as a profession or career. We have the opportunity to spend two whole days, at the school of our choice, with the teacher of our choice, working in the classroom," sponsor Floyd Hubble explained. Once a club has proved its originality and has submitted its constitution, it has to find ways to support itself financially. The Board of Education does not aid club funds. "The Board of Education makes it 'possible for clubs to exist, they officialize it. One of the problems clubs have is ' maintaining a financial base. Sometimes it's difficult to become financially sound," Brown clarified. Being financially sound brings about the subject of participation. Both lack of and over participation can affect clubs. "An awful lot of kids get involved with an awful lot of clubs and find they're 'spreading themselves a bit thin. They then have to cut something, which is usually club membership," Brown continued. Among the learning experiences and opportunities clubs offer, the social aspect appears to be comparatively important. "Fellowship is one of the club's main purposes, also, through clubs you can increase your knowledge in different areas that are not covered during school," senior Eric Evans added. "The clubs' purposes should be to provide learning and experience beyond the classroom, also to serve the student, school, and community," junior Chong Kim said. Whether the reason for joining a club is the interest, purpose or to socialize, there seems to be something for every student. "We have every kind of club there is to be interested in. lf we don't, it isn't difficult to get one started," Hubble said. "We have a good club department," Brown said. "There are enough clubs available that almost anybody with enough interest can find one to participate in." ctlualins clubs! 137 L 'tw 5 lmziftll Ji. Q.. .lu .L-Exggz. . . .., . L Above: National Honor Society, Front row: Richard Gannaway, Brian Howard, ClU'f Cokingtin, Pete Hedlin, Glenn Carter, Kent Spiers, Paula Mitchell, DiAnna Gib- son, Sharon Hatcher, Beth Katherman, Adrienne Thornton, Susan Young, Phyllis Sloezen, Bert Gross. Second row: Angie Comstock, Lisa Sutton, Carla Lindgren, Paula Copeland, Cathy Cohoon, Susan Scranton, Cathy Murphy, Laura Minthorn, Lisa Linhardt lsecretaryj, Julie Murphy, Julie Martinez, Penny Waggener, Sherri Miller, Teresa Rice ltreasureri, Kelly Davidson, Cynthia Magill, Mary Wesley. Third row: Susie Lindsey, Johnna Meyer, Katie Waterhouse, Tracy Reed, Michelle McQuinn, Glenna Jones, Becky Fann, Lisa Horner, Kathy Ek, Brenda Buckley, Kathlyn Day, Chong Kim, Cami Molt, Lori Lady, Dwila Heath, Vicki VanRy, Cherise Payne, Trisha Anderson. Fourth row: Linda Kallmeier, Pepin Conde, Mark Moore, David Lundberg, Monika Grusdat, Laura Stroud, Sherri DeSelrns, Rachel Farnham, Gina Sager, Leslie White, Vicki Batterton, Libby Hoelscher, Jenny Holcomb, Wynetta Massey, Sara Sandring, Tina Hawk. Back row: Cindy Durham, Mark Schifferdecker, Russell Cloth- ier, Eric Evans, Steve Carr, Tom Alcox, Doug Carpenter, Bob Henley, Tony Vincent, Lynnette Jenson, Joy lmrner, Kathy Brown, Ron Mackey, Jeff Ellis, Megan Kelly, Teresa McMahon luice-presidentj, Phil Bennett lpresidentj, Teresa Figgins, Below: NHS officers meet before each regular meeting to discuss the business concerning the club. X . '- Above: Quill and Scroll, Front row: Julia McCormick, Shelley Hendrix, Susie Lind- sey, Pat Duchene, Tina Hawk. Second row: RoseAnne Bonadanna, Julie Murphy, Teresa Rice, Lisa Linhardt, Brenda Buckley. Third row: Jeff Ellis, Terry Andersen Ipresidenti, Katie Waterhouse, Karen Turner luice-presidentj, Robin Maddox, Kelly Adams. Back row: Pepin Conde, CIW' Cokingtin, Steve Carr, Teresa Figgins, Beth Katherman. XL. l 4 Z- Above: Counting money and keeping track of finances are part of Karen Turner's responsibilities as uice presi- dent. Below: Traffic and congestion in the main hall proues profitable for Quill and Scroll doughnut sales. M,- xw-:' , l Quill 8a Scroll 1 NHS Change in initiation date motivates club's involvement Early induction promoted enthusiasm and activities in National Honor Society. "It was because a larger group is more capable of performing and having more activities than a smaller group," president Phil Bennett explained. "A larger group is a stronger group and also getting the new members is bene- ficial to the group because it gets people involved sooner." The induction on Nov. 24, consisted of 71 NHS initiates. The club contained a total of 105 junior and senior members altogether. To qualify for membership, juniors had to rank in the top five percent of their class and seniors in the top ten percent. Four qualities sought were leadership, serv- ice, scholarship and character. The guest speaker at the early induc- tion was Larry Dickerson, grants consul- tant in the Office of Development and planning at William Jewell College. "I was happy with our speaker, be- cause he hadibeen in Honor Society him- self and I felt we could relate to what he was talking about," secretary Lisa Lin- hardt said. "He talked about life and how the hard work we had done so far would help us in our future." Besides regular meetings on the third Thursday of every month, several activi- ties were planned. "One of the activities we planned was ice skating," vice-president Teresa Mc- Mahon said. "We didn't have as good of a turnout as I would have liked to of had, but everyone seemed to have a good time." NHS members attended Waldo As- toria again for their annual banquet. This year, though, the members saw "Death- trapf' "The annual banquet usually has a good turnout. All of us officers just hope everyone enjoyed the activities planned for the club," Lisa concluded. Doughnut sales provide hope for 'classy' journalism banquet Quill and Scroll, a national honor club for journalism students, sold dough- nuts every Wednesday before school. "We sell doughnuts so we can make money for the journalism banquet in the spring," Terry Andersen said. The Spring Journalism Banquet was the club's main money-making incentive. Last year the banquet was held at U-Smile Inn, but Terry hoped the doughnuts sales would bring in enough money to enable Quill and Scroll's banquet to be held at the Radisson Muehlebach. "We're trying to make money so in- stead of having the banquet at U-Smile, we will go with class to the Radisson Muehlebachf' Terry said. Each year new yearbook and news- paper staff and positions were announced at the banquet. This was also when old and new Quill and Scroll members were recognized. To be a member, a student must be in the upper one-fourth of his graduating class, must be in the Journalism Depart- ment, and must be in the top of his jour- nalism class. Because of the standards set forth, some members believed Quill and Scroll was more of an honor society rather than a club. "I think Quill and Scroll is more of an honor society than a club. It's not an activ- ity club," senior Amy Weld said. "Just to be at Truman and be in Quill and Scroll is quite an honor because Truman has one of the top Journalism Departments," Terry added. As president, Terry felt he may have faulted at his job, because of not having club activities, but expressed a hope for a more profitable organization. "I feel it is a privilege to be president. I may have faulted a bit with my job as pres- ident, but we plan on having meetings in the future so that we can become a more profitable and productive organization." Quill 81 ScrolV139 Minor changes motivate boost in membership Some minor changes made by Na- tional Art Honor Society prompted a boost in membership and club activities. "At the first of the year we fthe remaining members from the previous yearj met," senior president Celia Gracia said. "We decided to 'open' the member- ship." New members had to be at least an Art II student, hold an S grade or better in art and carry at least an M average in all other subjects. Before, they used to invite only par- ticular students to be members. Now, if you want to be in it and you meet the qualifications, you can," Celia said. These changes sparked the member- ship to grow from six to almost 35. Though it motivated the club to plan more activities, like a trip to the studio of Kan- sas City artist Frank Szasz and to Hal- lmark, it didn't stop all of their problems: "There is stronger interest this year by more students," co-sponsor Janice Ma- lott said. "We've had good response from field trips, but not to any of the social activities. We haven't had any strong money-making projects." The club's annual Progressive dinner had to be called off because of a lack of interest, and its major money-making pro- ject, school t-shirt sales, didn't get started until mid-March, almost three months be- hind usual. These problems left some new members in confusion about the club: "The field trips open us to a variety of different types of artists," senior Pat Du- chene said. "But sometimes the activities are unorganized and seem to be put off until the very end." ' N AI-IS NAHS! 140 - ,,, vb. 5312 :ev , 'fi'-: " X 152353251 ' i?g.g.' :W 464 N '--sat 4',ft2'g:5:- . , l if V cf.-E ,K Bae Al Top: Co-sponsors Mrs. Malott and Miss King and president Celia Garcia finalize plans and check the roster before leauing for the Hallmark tour, Above: NAHS, Front row: Karen Grajeda, Nancy Lewis, Jolaina Bohanon, Michelle Briseno, Caren McGinness, Pat Duchene. Second row: Carla Meier, Nisan Harlow, Lynn Gregouich, Kelly Chapman, Laura Minthom, Christi Schell, J. J. Justus. Third row: Jim Green, Todd Parker, Dauid Presley, Libby Hoelscher, Lisa McCartney, Lisa Kehring. Back row: Keuin Mu h , Larr M'll Al Sh h ' ' ' ' ' - VP- V y A 1 er, ec .ep- erd, Bob Miller, Pepin Conde, Celia Garcia, Darlene Town. Below. Despite a boost in membership, finding enough people and funds to hire a bus creates problems. Right' The February trip to Hallmark provides members with the opportunity to observe artists during produc: ion. 295 1 so T? Above: Tri-M, Front row: Debbie Driskell, Terri Watts, Kelly Davidson ftreasurerj, Brenda Buckley lpresidentl. Second row: Lynnette Jenson, Lana Jenson fuice-presidentj, April No- land, Denise Black, Julie Murphy lhistorianj. Third row: Rachel Farnham, Sara Sandring, Teresa McMahon, Carla Lindgren lsecretaryj. Back row: Phil Blount, Jeff Ellis, Phil Bennett, Keith Goosey. Below and Bottom: Rehearsing and advertising are a major task in promoting the club's singing Tri-M-a-grams. 1 2 1 f' if-L 5 Q, . 7' .r my . J , 1,5 ' ' - i ,, . 'ff' Q7-4 ,, fr-,'ggf:',fa-f -5,3 '31, ,-,?fWi'.i ,:5f': tif ,, f -. uagaii.. . - is Tri-M Musicians use Tri-M-a-grams to raise money The addition of singing telegrams high- lighted the year for Tri-M, establishing a money-earning tradition for future years. "The idea of singing telegrams came up early in the year in some of our meet- ings but most people thought it wouldn't work. After we go the idea okayed by Mr. Brown, we decided to give it a shot," pres- ident Brenda Buckley said. The telegrams, combined with the Thanksgiving turkey sales, were intro- duced to raise money for the club's annual scholarship and year-end banquet. - "Last year, no one knew how the turkey sales were going to go and they turned out to be a success. We're hoping the same will happen with the telegrams," Brenda added. The telegrams were delivered on Fri- days during lunch. The fees were S2 for a standard-lyriced telegram, and S4 for a personalized one. The club furnished a list of standard lyrics including ones for birth- days, holidays, etc. "This is a new way of earning money without selling candy," senior Julie Mur- phy said. "I think' we have the talents to pull it off." Besides earning money for the club, Tri-M members had another goal they wanted to accomplish through the tele- grams: fighting to make themselves known. "We want to make people more inter- ested in the club, and at least let them know who we are," vice-president Lana Jensen said. "Since we are a Music Honor Socie- ty, we figured this was the best way to use our talent to make money," Brenda added. Tri-lVlf141 T J Mu.- 4,4 ,uf l Members raise extra finances collecting cans Thespians spent a majority of their time concentrating on the club's budget. V "Our biggest problem this year was our financial situation. We needed the money to have our banquet. The trophies and renting a place to hold the banquet all comes out of the club treasury," vice-pres- ident Glenn Snowden said. Thespians is a club for people who are interested in the theater and to be- come a member, a student must be in- volved with two plays, either as actors or as members of the stage crew. "We want to have the banquet for all the people who were involved in the plays this year, either acting or on stage crew," Glenn said. "The banquet is not only for club members but for people who partici- pated in any way." To help support the budget the club earned S60 at Christmas by taking a one- act to area elementary schools. To add to this profit they sold Easter baskets filled with candy. "We thought the Easter basket idea was different because other clubs and organizations sell things on holidays but nothing is ever done on Easter," sponsor Kat Tucker explained. The club also tried another new idea, collecting aluminum cans. "It was a project that hadn't been tried here at school yet. l think collecting the cans was a good way for the club to get money because people usually have extra cans they're willing to give," senior Celia Garcia said. "We heard of other people getting a lot of money and we figured with all the people who drink Coke and having the machines here at school we could get quite a few cans. Besides getting money we are helping to clean up the school and recycling America's aluminum," Glenn concluded. ..- Thespians Thesp1ansf142 i J' Above: Thespinns, Front row: Lisa Mc- Cartney, Lana Jenson, Chong Kim, Debbie Driskell, Dwila Heath. Second row: Lynne Dowell, Lynnette Jenson, Jeff' Austin, Jenny Holcomb, Page Crow. Third row: David Lippe, Rob Latimer Kpresidentj, Rick Laf- foon, Dwane Dickerson, Dana Cummins, Kirk Gensler, Back row: Karen Chadwick, Jeff Beck, Penny Leath, Tony Vincent, Chris Button, Greg Palmer, Ryan Lance. Below, right: As a major money making project Thespians collected aluminum cans. ll i i-f" '-. ' 02- ..- .15 ee,,.,. X . xxx , l R, 1 Above and below: As well as hosting its annual Red, White and Blue Tournament, Truman also prouides award ceremonies and refreshments. Left: Whether as actors or in stagecraft, Thes- pian members must participate in two produc- tions. Junior Derek Conde hopes to meet the quaIU'ications before applying next year. Below, NFL, Front row: Karen Garrison lsponsorl, Julie Meier, Angie Weikal, Linda Lowdermann, Lisa Manthe, Barb Paxton, Lisa Temple, Deana Haynes, Second row: Pennie Langton, Stephanie Bellew, Glenn Snowden, Mark Worthen, Karen Elgin, Kim Lynch, Shane Hills. Third row: Lori Ander- son, Dwane Dickerson, Robert Farley, Jeff Austin, Tom Cochran, Wynetta Massey, Roseanne Hernan- dez. Back row: Tim Woodward, Darrin Becker, Marty Mutti, Tom Hanrahan, Scott Quick, Chris f Robinson, Kathy Zimmerman, Chris Christensen. ia Q. f,,....,. - NFL -l Club members attain feelings of unity, pride NFL members felt that a sense of unity and pride lingered after a tourna- ment. Sponsor Karen Garrison said she felt that tournaments gave students more than just competition: "It teaches them first of all good competitive spirit. They learn what it is like to achieve a level of expertise on their own and responsibility," Garrison said. "When you win, you feel an accomp- lishment other kids don't," junior Tom Cochran said. "You use your head instead of your physical abilities." "There is more to 'learning than just the books, like talking to people and ex- periencing their feelings," senior Richard Wilson said. "It's exciting when you work on some- thing for a long time and then you finally get to show someone what you've done," junior Karen Elgin added. But the tournaments did have some drawbacks: "They ruin the weekends and take a lot of time to prepare for. l still enjoy going to them and I learn a lot," Tom said. "The judges are a problem. Some- times I think they get anyone off the street to judge," Karen said. "Most of them don't know what's going on." "Tournaments are time-consuming and inexperienced judges do tend to judge on personal tastes rather than on the qual- ity of the material," Garrison confirmed. Some club members felt other stu- dents stereotype them unfairly: "NFL is not a bunch of debaters who are unsociable, just people interested in expressing themselves," president Barb Paxton said. "That is what the tourna- ments enable us to do." Members said they felt their club had a special kind of closeness. "We're a lot closer than any other club, plus we have the advantage of hav- ing our own class,', Barb said. "There's a feeling of unity with the members of the squad," Garrison said. "We're not just another club. We're a family," vice-president Jeff Beck said. NFU143 New ceremony less expensive, V I O more satisfying After years of expensive initiation banquets, National Spanish Honor Socie- ty tried something new and decided to make it a tradition. "We held our initiation at school last year and it was great," Sponsor Casilda Rice said. Instead of having a celebration dinner and initiation at an expensive restaurant, NSHS decided to make the initiation an all-day affair and the ceremony open to anyone who wanted to attend. "We had the kids dress formally and wear colored ribbons throughout the school day, it was a real attention-getter," Rice explained and added: "I think they deserved that extra at- tention for being intellectually outstand- ing." After school, the ceremony was held in the multi-purpose room. "We wanted more people to come, and this way, the attendance really is bet- terf' Rice said. "No one will have to pay S15 for a reservation. Teachers, parents and stu- dents will feel freer to come." Many of the students were pleased with the new idea. "I was glad my mom could come without having to pay," junior Jenny Hol- comb said. "A lot of my friends were there, too." ' Some students thought it made initia- tion into the society less of an honor. "I think they should have a banquet because it makes it more of an honor and a bigger deal,'l senior Tony Salazar said. "I liked having the banquet," Rice said, "but so many of our kids are active in a variety of organizations that have their banquets the same time we do, that we had a lot of kids who just couldn't handle the added expense," Rice explained. "I don't think the rest was neces- sary," Jenny said, "what we did was fulfil- ling enough for me and should be for oth- ers, too." .... NSHS NSHSXI44 I........-..., . ,-,. ,.,.,-,. - --+..a LL. I Above: Varying colors, Michelle McQuinn tags flowers for an assortment of bouquets. Right: Stu- dents must complete three full semesters ofSpanish' while holding an "S" average. 5-fr.. -, .. , Above: NSHS, Front row: Becky Fann, Stephanie Wilson, Terri Gumey, Lisa Horner, Laura Min- thorn. Second row: Mary Wesley, Kathlyn Day, Janice Miller, Jenny Holcomb, Tracy Hanlon. Third row: Lori Greenfield, Libby Hoelscher, Teresa McMahon, Vicki Batterton, Denise Black. Back row: Hugh Vest, Kent Spiers, Peter Hedlin, Tony Vincent, Glenn Cater, Liz Commino. it sf' .4-.... me L ,. lf' . Q -,Arg 125 H4 1. d Ui kv i . f . a eil , A s af , S V is ' A .. " A . 2 KL ., . V A x., 1. - 'Q ' V vgtfk: -a,,.,, 4 ' ., A f gf' ant' i Q- ' -7 jf I, ,U ' 'f'f35?:' , I , ' "fg'T'.-f" 'r -w,--1' . ff sr, ,fr f 'FL 5 "'w.fg'Q1.,,l 45,111 ' ,igiff I ' , -4-in . '- -, ,Jw . as -' Ls' ' 1' ff " . it m 4' F' ' --- Y' ' i r.--' ' H ' T Top: Tagging carnations the night before helps make delivery easier. Above: French Club, Front row: Suzy Hess, Lisa Sutton, Julie Arnone, Angie Comstock, Pat Duchene, Julie Murphy fpresidentj, Laura Philpott, Cathy Murphy, Amy Gore, Chong Kim fuice-presidentl, Caren McGinness, April Noland, Beth Katherman, Julia McCormick. Second row: Michelle Hurd lprogram directorj, Rhonda Campbell, Rhonda Greenfield, Kelly Adams, Angela Bone, Kim Lavis, Janet Hoffman, Paula Mitchell , Tammi Davis, Scott Pace, Tani Stanke, Glenna Jones, Brent Hancock, Bibiana Neves, Ann Sunderland lspon- sorl. Third row: Becky El-Hosni, Rachelle Biondo, Delorse McCollum, Lori Meyer, Paula Rodak, JennU'er Haas, Pam Kenney, Gretchen Mackay, Amy Crager, Kim Smith, Shelly GrU'fith, Elayna Evans, Stan Williams. Back row: Pam Jordan, Kelly Tally, Kathy Markham, Cindy Kerley, Tracy Reed, Michelle McQuinn, Laurie Smith, Susan Young, Nancy Eiken, Adrienne Thornton, Debbie Bishop, Theresa Witthar, Monica Usrey fsecretary-treasurerl. Left: NSHS functions as an inactive club. Prospective members contribute to class discussions with hope for an invitation to join. Below: Sponsor Casilda Rice began the chapter of NSHS at Truman 11 years ago. .--1 1.9 French Club .T Carnation sales as main project stabilize funds Carnation sales were the main proj- ect French Club did to raise money this year. They sold flowers for seven days and delivered them on Feb. 13 to third-hour classes. "We are probably one of the most financially secure clubs in school because of the Carnation sale," president Julie Mur- phy said. When asked why they sold carna- tions, Julie said, "It's different than just selling candy and it's more successful." "We do two things different than other clubs. We always give flowers to the teachers and a dozen to Bess Truman for her birthday." The distribution in third hour is dif- ferent from the usual first-hour deliveries: "We wanted to catch Vo-Tech. be- fore they left and if there were mistakes, we would have time to fix them," Julie said. Feb. 11 was a snow day which could have hurt flower sales because the next day was the last day to buy: "We thought the snow day would hurt it, but it just made the last day a madhousef' Julie said. "We made the most money on the last day and sold about half the flowers," junior Angie Comstock said. Eighteen hundred carnations were or- dered and more had to be purchased at the last minute. "The night before, we ran short of carnations and had to go pick up more. We don't know exactly why," Julie said. And sponsor Ann Sunderland said, "The flower sale was a success. We sold all the flowers ordered and the delivery went well." French Club! 145 X Service projects provide trails for nature park Ever wonder where nature trails come from? If they're at James A. Reed Park, chances are they were made by Truman's Science Club. Early in the year, after finding out what use they could be to the park, they cleared away paths for nature lovers in the area. "We just took our shovels and cleared away all the leaves and twigs and things," president Libby Hoelscher ex- plained. "Then we spread chips all over it so it would stay dryf, Service projects were not all Science Club participated in. They also went bird- watching at Squaw Creek. "We saw some bald eagles," Libby said. "lt was pretty neat. Although these projects didn't cost them any money, others did. This was why they had fund-raising projects. Among the least-liked was the paper drive. "It didn't do a whole lot of good," sen- ior Carla Farris said. Senior Tony Vincent also had nega- tive feelings about it: "The paper drive was really fun," he said sarcastically. Though the fund-raisers were dis- liked, they did allow for many fun activi- ties. "It lthe money from fund-raisersl goes for things like spelunking and the canoe trip," Tony explained. This past summer, approximately 20 members of the club went on a three-day trip of camping out and canoeing. "We traveled 30 miles down the river and we were so sore! We started out at nine in the morning and didn't get back until seven that night," Libby explained. It may have been a rough trip but Mother Nature was kind. "We had beautiful weather," Carla said. All in all, the trip was a success: "We really had a good time," Libby concluded. Science Club U Science Club! 146 l i I Above: Science Club, Front row: Paul Bond, Connie Horner, Carla Farris, Bibiana Neues, Caren l McGinnes, Julie Martinez, Terri Gurney. Second Row: Neil Stanley, Kathlyn Day, Brenda Buckley, Chong Kim, Kathy Ek, Janice Miller, Libby Hoelscher lpresidentj, Dauid Presley luice presidentj, Dan Presley, Lana Jenson. Third row: Bruce Hamby, Sara Sandring, Vicki Batterton, Lynnette Jenson, l Melody Burns, Mary Hoelscher, Laura Miller, Doug Sturgess, Dauid Lundberg, Charles Nelson lspon- sorl. Back row: Phil Bennett, Cheryl Philpott, Markus Preissler, Derk Hawks, Darlene Town, Teresa McMahon, Tony Vincent, Danny Childress, Eric Evans, Chris Christensen, Denise Milstead lsecretary- treasurerj. Below: A flock of wild geese takes off in flight at Squaw Creek. A l I , .,., ,a... X ...a-'ss-ra. . ss-A rg-T Q ix, ix, at A X -. -y X ,, N NN N .N U Q5 l ' . . , ..... X. ..-.sw . 1 .-sz., -.-1.-i-H ., r x,,.,::2-- vi-gf' f."s,,4,:f- is .X T :ly 0-2. ,.... X . ., , L t ss .......,....x,x...,.,-as w 'fr-7 r " X 1 77 fri , .. vi L 0,1 -5 I . l i I i Above: Another load of newspapers is brought in by senior Tony Vincent in order to add to the clubs collection. Right: An interesting find draws seniors Terri Gurney and Libby Hoelscher off the trail a moment to take a closer look. 1,5 H 1 ' 'F Left: A well-planned flight results in an excellent landing. Markus Preissler recovers a rocket par- achute after such a flight. Above: Phil Bennett examines the launching site before setting offhis rockets. r-r' I J . ii' . , Above: Todd Parker and Troy Todd discuss plans for future activities. Below: JETS, Front row: Bill Drinkwater fsponsorj, Todd Parker lvicevpresidentj, Kurt Klint Itreasurerj, Norman Cox lsponsorj. Second row: Steve Carr, Roger Gamble, Wade Stockton. Back row: Glenn Carter, Troy Todd, Mark Hill, Phil Bennett. -'f.Q. N.. 'sts Q- s- S -- . X " s - 1. 5 T Q R 1 ' ,. l X i.-sw-rs-jig--1 '-iiyfvg . 4. 3135 .,' - -M 1 'Wt '43 t"5vm 5R'iT' Q 5, . l ..-I-"4 Jw-. i A f .i...-1.1JETS Rocket testing interests those at field location The rocket exploded into the air, leaving behind a lingering cloud of smoke. JETS Club performed different types of experiments, including "rocket propell- ing." JETS basically gave the students deep insights into various fields of engi- neering. "JETS has given me a more realistic view of careers in engineering. l'm inter- ested in engineering for the future," senior Glenn Carter said. Students went to whichever meetings they wanted. There were no certain re- quirements involved: "If someone sees something that they are interested in, then they go. You are not pressured to go to all of them," junior Todd Parker said. "There are no obligations at all. You just go to the ones you want,', junior Kurt Klint said. JETS participated in different types of activities, including a field trip to Black- !Veach. The students were given a tour through the building and were able to vis- ualize how it would be to work for an engineering firm. "I enjoyed going to BlackfVeach. It showed me what an actual engineer does during the day. lt givestyou a glimpse of the type of surroundings you would be working around," Glenn said. "I liked going on the field trip and the other events we did. The topics that were discussed were really interesting," senior Mark Hill said. JETS enabled students to be aware of the different fields they could take up in the engineering field: "JETS gave me an over-all outlook on all the areas of engineering," Todd said. 'KI was interested in drafting and engi- neering and that was what JETS dealt with," Mark said. "It led me to a career choice as a draftsmanfl Jets! 147 Jobs give security to student, N , Q . 4 L provide money for necessities College fees, car payments, money for marriage and knowledge of workers' rights were a few reasons students were involved with Distributive Education Clubs of America. 'Seniors Kimm Redman and David Mancini were two of these who were involved in the course for one or more reasons. "DECA has done a lot for my career because Mr. Jackson got me a job with Farm and Home Savings. I worked in Kansas City for the summer and then I moved out to Lakewood where I have my own office. They fFarm and Homel are going to send me to college and pay for it," Kimm said. David earned money for college and car payments through the program. Through a two-year course, students were able to learn things from union bene- fits to the basic rights of a worker. "We learned what to do and how to know if your boss is taking advantage of you," Kimm said. Students also had the opportunity to Girls participate work for a grade and their working output was reported to a DECA teacher. "The teachers really check up on the students," David said. "They've been out to my work' twice already." Many students felt DECA was a very good course with a lot of advantages. "I think that anyone who is trying to decide on a career or doesn't particularly like school and they want to get out early to earn money should take the course," Kimm said. David felt that many people said that they were going to take DECA just to get out of- school. "It's really not that way," David said. "I work almost every day during the week and by the time I get out of school I start making money because I have to have a job in order to stay in DECA or they will kick me out. You can't just sign up for the class thinking that you're going to get out of school early, because you can't. You have to have a job and stick with it." in secretarial while mixing education, business Combining school and work was a common occurence for the 36 Supervised Office Occupation students. These girls left school after fourth hour to go to their place of employment. They were required to be a senior and to take two hours of clerical or two hours of secretarial studies each day. Unlike most employed students in high school, these girls received grades, as well as pay, for the work they did. Sponsor John Shinn, Business Law and Business Management teacher, visited the girls on their jobs fifth and sixth hours. They were also graded by attendance and a rating sheet filled out by the employer. The annual SOO breakfast for the employees and employers to meet on an informal basis took place at the beginning of November when regular students were on break from school. Jerry Winship, vice-president of Blue Valley Bank, was the guest speaker. Along with this usual event, one SOO DECA SOO student, Linda Toner, received a job working at Truman as a secretary. She is the fifteenth student to do so. As for obtaining the jobs, the majority of girls received some help from Shinn. "We send them to the job, but they fill out the application and actually apply for the job," Shinn said. alt makes it a more realistic situation." Most of the SOO girls said they really enjoyed their work and getting out at noon. , "I like it," Lori Squibb, employee of Unvarnished Truth, said. "It's a change from going to school six hours a day and you learn a lot from it." According to Shinn, any problems they had weren't with the girls, but with circumstances that couldn't be controlled. "The number one problem is the economyfl he said. "lf somebody's busi- ness fails it's hard on the girls, too." l DECAX 148 1 I , I mu... V, . I L: .fx I ' f U -4' fr- ' . I fs-Z if X . f f Q . " ,, If ! , U, 1 ,',. -gl .. JA Above: Secretarial work is not the main job for Tamiko Gilkey. She works as a dental assistant, handing the dentist his tools and preparing the patients. Below: After fourth hour Linda Toner only has to walk to the office to arrive at her secretarial job. V ,, .mei Above: Working at a grocery store, senior David Mancini earns money for college fees and car payments. .4-' . -e i .465-r , A w'5i1:g.1, 'f v ., Ji, ' ' --fm.. . ,. i ' Left: SOO, Front row: Karla Lavis, Diann Twente, Terri Watts, Julie Bellville, Sheila Bokrovits, Susan Barnes. Second row: Becky Woods, Anita Burton, Sandy Beluin, Deanna Johnson, Elaine Ogle, Tamika Gilkey. Third row: Jamie Downey, Lisa Reyes, Cathy Andrews, Lisa Butcher, Michelle Martin, Deanna Greggath. Back row: Licia Dowell, Lourie Squibb, Linda Toner, Lori Lady, Michelle DuRee, Cheryl Wells, Stacy Sartin. N... .Q Above: Through working for Farm and Home, senior Kimm Redman will be sent to college, Below: Deca, Front row: John Parrish fparliamentarianj, Rob Briggs fpresidentl, Brenda Whitmire fuice presidentl, Carla Manns lsecretaryj, Malinda Kohl, Shelly Clutter ltreasurerl. Second row: Gerald Jackson lspon- sorj, Cindy Moore, Kathy Lundy, Debbie Webb, Michelle Drumright, Cathy Miyamoto, David Pittman, Tina Deschesnes, Tim Trader, Mike Maddox, Ginger Pimblott, Raschelle Stokes lreparterj, Kathy Henderson, Larry Cook lsponsorj. Third row: Dauid Mancini, Steve Milliron, Jeff Green, Brenda Whitson, Leslie Lipps, ScottStreed, Kim Howard, Kelly Patton, Andy Holloway, Donna Booker, David Scott, Melaney Dacy. Fourth row: Sheri Staatz, Dana Ragsdale, Kevin Wallace, Pat Rice, Vince Kackley, Greg Hobbs, Chris Dacy, Tim Doughty, Kevin Collins, Gloria Fikki, Bruce Turley, Rhonda Boecker. Back row: Scott Barr, Susan Fitch, Sheryl Laber, Kent Polacek, Randy Lewis, Brian McMillian, Barry Spry, Craig Daniels, Fred Ryken, Nathen Guffey, John Mitchell, Pat Skaggs, Kirk Graham, David Klaassan, Jeff Craig. I i L l 1 i l l 400,155 .GH M, W. xx: soofme R Inflation halts latest prospect for fresh look The "Image'l wanted a professional look this year, but lack of money confined Literary Arts Seminar. "I think one of the things that hurt us this year, was Mrs. Baker's illness. She handles all the finances," editor Vicki Bat- terton said. "I think another reason is inflation. lt's hitting everybody," she added. "And with the state of the economy, I don't think it's going to get better." "In a few years, there won't be hardly any club activities at all left. No one has enough money for banquets, or for any- thing like that. It just really hurts sales," Vicki said. . Money may have been the biggest problem faced by the club, but student response to the contest was up. "I talked to Mrs. Howard about a week after the second contest started and she said that we had already received more entries than the first contest," Vicki said. With limited pages, LAS encountered several problems with short stories: "Short stories cause a lot of prob- lems, because they take up so much pa- per. They take up too many pages, and we need to sell more books, so we need to get a variety of different authors," presi- dent Kathy Ek said. "Since there are two contests, for the short stories, we are going to publish the two first places and the best of the sec- ond," Vicki explained. "I would like to get more pages, even if we had to cut out the photography," she added. "I would rather have more poetry and short stories than pictures." The winners of the contests, which get their work published in the "Image" were based solely on merit: "We cover up the names, so when they're judged, nobody knows who wrote them," Kathy said. "Anybody can enter, because we have outside judges," Vicki added. Even though the problems existed, LAS still managed to produce the "Im- age:" "This year we could have made it fthe "Image"J fantastic, but no one had any money to buy any of the things we sold," Vicki said. LAS fr ee Above: Students listen attentiuely as Connie Vilott, director of Project Write, talks about publishing short stories. Vilott was the only guest speaker to talk to LAS members and other students interested in writing and publishing stories. Aspiring authors ask many questions pertaining to length and restrictions on submitting their work. Above: LAS, Front row: Colleen Donovan, Paul Bond, Shelli Ashmore, Laura Minthom, Anne Hills, Lisa Linhardt, Lisa Homer. Second row: Susan Graham, Mary Wesley, Stacey Smothers, Cami Molt, Shane Hills, Chong Kim Iuice-presidentl, Laura Philpott fsecretaryi, Julie Murphy. Third row: Libby Hoelscher, Kathy Ek Ipresidentl, Kathlyn Day, Cheryl Philpott, Mary Hoelscher, Teresa Rice, Tina Hawk Ico-editorj, Lori Greenfield. Back row: Vicki Batterton feditorj, Denise Milstead, Celia Garcia, Amy Crager, Doug Sturgess, Tony Vincent, Hugh Vest ftreasurerl, Jean Deters. Below: Money is the key factor in the length and size of the "Image," -'sg 'x LAS! 150 tv-' -1-1 'QL lsowg ...Vi 9 KY who Above: As the club's only girl member, sophomore Kelly Moore concentrates .on put- ting her opponent in check. Below: Concen- tration is the key to winning. Above left: Practice after school helps develop a winning team. Left: Advising players on strategy is the job of senior Mark Moore, assistant tour- nament director. Below: Chess Club, Front row: Neal Standley fsponsorl, Jeff Kuenne fpresidentl, Brian Heidbrier, Kelly Moore, Kevin Hedges, Jim Aslakson ltreasurerl. Second row: Gib England, Darrel Drumright, Tony Vincent, Mark Moore, Jim Hayward. Third row: Louis Donnici, Roger Umbarger, Bob Hen- ley, Paul McClain, John Hayward. Back row: Bruce Hamby, Rick Laffoon, Paul Lan- des, Shawn Myers, John Williams. 4x van l, -- N I 1...::i...n :NCQ ilhlz... T.-.-Chess Club.l Concentration puts group first in tournament Check and checkmate were the only words heard in the room as members concentrated on their game. Chess club grew to be one of the largest, though one of the youngest in the area. "We have 25 members which is one of the largest in the area," president Jeff Kuenne said. The team also competed in one tour- nament and placed first. "We got 21 out of 25 possible points," senior Mark Moore said. "That gave us first out of 16 teams." The club is only three years old. "Our sophomore year Jeff fKuennel sent around a petition to organize a club for those interested in chess," senior Kev- in Hedges said. Playing chess wasn't the only reason the club was organized. Jeff explained the different reasons: "The club was organized to help teach people how to play chess. lt also helps those who know how to play to improve. It gives members a chance to compete and it's also a social organiza- tion." The seniors who helped organize the club expressed some concern towards its future: "There is a lot of senior involvement in the club," senior Todd Harris said. "We didn't have a very large turnout from the juniors and sophomores. When the sen- iors leave, there won't be much strength left." Though there was some doubt as to whether the club ,would continue, the only girl member, sophomore Kelly Moore, expressed her hopes: "I really hope the club continues. I'm really doing well and I like the game. Chess club gives me a chance to com- petef' Chess CIub!151 Service project raises proceeds to support club Each month, members from Interact met at Chrisman High School to serve refreshments at travelogues. The travelogues are slide shows on travel to different countries. The majority of people who went were elderly. "The senior citizens seemed to enjoy it," junior Shane Hills said. Interact, as a service club, was there to serve refreshments and receive- dona- tions for the club. "We did travelogues as a service pro- ject. It was the major fund raising project Interact did," president Shelley Hendrix said. Club participation at the travelogues posed no problems this year. "There wasn't any trouble in getting kids to go because it's fun," Shelley said. "I thought it was kind of fun and interesting to see all the people that nor- mally wouldn't go out,'? junior Angie Comstock said. Usually Interact projects encompass more than just travelogues, but the club found no one who would sponsor other projects. "Our sponsor is Mr. Moore, the prin- cipal at Palmer. Because he's not here at Truman, it's hard to get together with him to plan a lot of activities. It really does hold -us back," Shelley said. "I think it's a waste of the club, because we could be doing other things if we had a more available sponsor," senior Angela Bone said. Interact Interact! 152 t ' ' I Y Above: Interact, Front row: Lisa Sutton, Angie Comstock, Julie Arnone, Anne Hills, Chong Kim Kuice-presidentj, Pat Duchene. Second row: Tracy Reed, Kim Lauis, Angela Bone lparliamentarianl, Scott Pace, Julia McCormick, Donna Dinsmore fsecretaryl. Third row: Cindy Kerley, Diana Sims, Shane Hills, Ginna Mayden, Jenny Blessman, Jeff Howe. Back row: Johna Meyer, Angie Zimmerman, Shelley Hendrix fpresidentj, ClUf Cokingtin, Tom Cochran, David Elliot, Mark Ferguson. Lower left: Shelley Hendrix and Karin Grajeda await the intermission rush. Lower right: "Meeting people makes the service worthwhile," Julia McCormick said. Far right: SAE members decide on what charity organizations to donate to. Ah. Below: SAE, Front row: Stephanie Wilson, Vicki Batterton. Back row: Tracy Hanlon, Becky Fann, Laura Minthom, Floyd Hubble lsponsorj. Left: Interact prouides free refreshments for those at trauelogues. Above: "I like getting to obsenze the teacher, because l think it giues us good experience," president Vicki Batterton said. Fm. 3 1 , I I I. 6 I fri. SAE 1 Club continues donating funds despite decline Student Action for Education con- tinued giving to charities despite its de- cline in size. This year SAE was the smallest it has ever been. At one time it was the largest club in the school, but has gradually de- clined to this year's five members. Even though this is true, the club continued to give to charities. The members were in the club basi- cally for two reasons: they want to be teachers, and they like to give to charities. "It makes me feel good to help peo- ple. I like giving things to people without them having to give me something in return," senior Laura Minthorn said. The club donated S50 to AFS to help bring a foreign exchange student next year. They also sponsored Mr. Hubble on the Walk for Mankind. Two of the club's major activities were observing a teacher of their choice and participating in Honor Teacher Week. "What I like about the club is getting to observe the teacher because I think it gives us good experience," president Vicki Batterton said. 'I Members said they liked to help peo- ple by giving and sometimes this was the only chance they had: "It gives me a chance to be a part ofa charity club. If I weren't in it, I don't think I'd ever really contribute," vicevpresident Becky Fann said. Some ,club members agreed that giv- ing to charities helped in preparing for a teaching career. "I'm a giving person and I like to give a lot. In a way you have to be a charitable person to be a teacher. The club gives you 3 experience for when you're a teacher,, because I think you have to give to your students to be a good one," junior Stf phanie Wilson said. SAEX1 Involvement adds spirit to activities Larger attendance at meetings and more activities made AFS Club different than most other clubs this year. "Everyone says the clubs are just going down at Tru- man. I don't know why AFS is so big this year. Maybe because it's new and differentuto the students here and they're inter- ested in what AFS has to offer," Ann Sunderland, AFS Club sponsor, said. "AFS is larger this year. There are more activities com- pared to last year," president Chong Kim commented. "We had a hayride, an international dinner and a Christmas project." Involvement of club members was a key to the success of these activities. "We have a lot of good, hard working people in our club. I think apathy is on a much less degree than with other clubs. There's more enthusiasm," Chong said. "I think we're close and everyone is willing to work," sophomore Kim Lynch stated. "It seems like we do more things than a lot ofthe other clubs and we get more involved in different activities," senior Becky Fann added. While some said activities helped the club grow, others said it could have been because there were three AFS students this year. , "Having three AFS students has made AFS more evi- dent to students at Trumanf' Sunderland said. "This year there are more AFS students that people can come in contact with," junior Stephanie Wilson stated. The high membership of AFS Club could have been attributed to any of these reasons already stated. But accord- ing to Chong, fate had a hand in the growth of the club: "In past years there were only five to seven members. This year, with three AFS students, it couldn't get any worse. lt had to get better." AFS AFS! 154 Below: President Chong Kim plans AFS week at a regular meeting. AFS sponsored activities such as carnation sales, foreign candy sales and class competitions to raise money for next year's AFS students. Right: AFS stu. dents, Karin Grajeda, Markus Priessler and Bibiana Neues enjoy themselves at the first reception given to them by the AFS members and student body. -can fi is .f XY 3 iii . Above: Taking part in discussions at the AFS club meeting provides Karin and Markus the opportunity to share their experiences and ideas for future projects. J..- 1xY'?" '4 Q7 ' ,Ei "J 'i JH a ck Xxx USA WR' rt it 3 xx ww., hh D sf ' K . . Left: Reading left to right, front row: Karin Grajeda, Nancy Eiken, Caren McGinness, Scott Pace, Shelley Hendrix, Julia McCormick, Markus Preissler, Bibiana Neues. Second row: Stacey Smothers, Stepanie Wilsan, Phyllis Sloezen, Kathlyn Day, Chong Kim, president, Jennder Haas. Third row: Ad' rienne Thornton, secretary-treasurer, Lisa Sutton, Paula Rod- ak, Debbie Karas, Wendy Scott, Becky Fann, Susan Graham, Kathy Testerman, Paula Mitachell, Chris Robinson. Back row: Stan Williams, Phil Bennet, Cindy Kerley, Pam Wood, Sandy Davies, historian, Tim Woodward, Dana Cummins, uice-president, Hugh Vest, Vance Garrett, Above: Chong Kim, Nancy Eiken and Hugh Vest share in conversation at the AFS international dinner. JK .' l , A am. AFSU55 dr J...., Executive officers carry weight alone Lack of participation by Student Council representa- tives created problems for the officers. "If it weren't for the executive officers, nothing would get done,'l president Pete Hedlin said. Shelley Hendrix, vice-president, commented, "It seems like in almost all the activities the officers do most of the work. Alot of people offer to work or help but when the time comes nobody pulls through." "I enjoy the work I do for Student Council. I wouIdn't have run for the office if I didnIt," Shelley said. The representatives were the link between Student Council and the student body. Their responsibility was to help, and inform: "Representatives are the only way that we can get the students' views. They have a big job and I don't think they really realize it." "Some representatives are really supportive, but there are also some that are there for the fun times," Gerald Sloan, treasurer, said. With limitations on help, some activities never got off the ground. "We can't do a lot of activities because we don't get a lot of help. Sometimes it is the officers' fault because we don't think to ask the representative," Shelley said. "There's also so much red tape in the office, it's hard to get anything done," Pete added. Students who weren't even in Student Council volun- teered to help out. l'We have a great student body. I feel they are behind us. We had people that were not even representatives help us on the Christmas kisses and the Homecoming dance," Peter commented. Those willing to work and give up their time helped to keep Student Council working. "They fthe sponsorsl do so much for us," Pete said. "They are always there. They help support us and one is always at our weekly meeting. I think that's why Student Council has survived, because the sponsors care," Shelley said. With more active representatives Student Council could cater more to the students, Gerald said: "If the students want a better Student Council, they should be more selective in whom they elect as their representatives." 'Student Councili.-1 I udent Councilf156 Below: During many meetings, Student Council members plan a calendar of actiuitiesfor the coming months. President Peter Hedlin writes it on the chalk- board for claryication. Bottom: Shelley Hendrix, uice-president, and Trisha Anderson, entertainment chairman, listen closely in order to catch all the information. . ,,,,,..f Left: Many groups entered the Student Council Halloween Parade each dressing in costumes unique to their group like the ones ofa doctor and a ghost paraded by NFL. Below left: "Almost Any- thing Goes" drew a larger crowd than any other Student Council actiuity. Below: Refereesfor AAG were Student Council officers. Student Councilf157 sf? f2"" W Um... W9- ,QQQ X 55553520064 is gQQN5Q?7?J9,7iC'pg x 7 N 5, . . X9 , sf 919 L55 f E5 XX 1 .- 635 I C O 4 Q ' VA K6 W ' Fx I S " K. 1 ' i S w 9' A - Q J J Q99 57 X y A in L A6 ' O Below: As ano - t o officer discuss plans or the ' e Y llow Submarine." Right StuCo offi - - fB - lparliamentarianj, A and eter Hedli fpresidentj nr centrate on work- ing ut the de ils for the oft ali tournament be- twe n clubs. , Student CounciV158 PWM' 'S .wc 5 mm, -- .QF .-fi L, .M Student Council., Success apparent through new ideas ,Using fresh ideas and new activities, Student Council aimed for school spirit and interest. "We have to keep changing ideas and activities because we keep getting new students with different interests," Shelley Hendrix, vice-president, said. "This year's projects have gone fairly well," Pete Hedlin, president, said. "The Christmas project was well-received. We had to buy extra candy kisses and the Homecoming dance had a record attendance. Though activities like the Homecoming dance and the Christmas project were not totally changed, officers did try to improve them: "We went through the Salvation Army this year, because people complained families in the past-really werenlt needy, and the families we helped were well-picked this year," Pete commented. Candy kisses were a new item sold in bags of 8-10 in place of candy canes for Christmas. "The kisses were very successful, not only because of profit but because it was a new thing," treasurer Gerald Sloan said. The most successful activity was the "Almost Anything Goes" competition among sophomore, junior and senior classes. "It was the most successful, because it got most of the students involved and it was a real spirit lifter," Gerald said. "ln the past, Student Council hasn't done anything like it and it helped promote class and school spirit," Shelley com- mented. "Having it during school helped a lot, because some people will do anything to get out of class." Participating in a summer Student Council camp helped the eight officers create their new activities. "We get most of our new ideas at camp. We learn how to use the student body and it brings the officers together as one group. It would be hard to come up with ideas without going to camp," Shelley said. Even with new ideas that are brought up and thought out at every meeting, some were still not satisfying. "I think we're trying to do what the students want," Shelley said, "but it's hard to please everyone." 1' l Above: AfterAFS Week, Chong Kim, AFS chairman, announced to the council the outcome of the week's activities. Top: As treasurer, one of Gerald Sloan? iobs is to organize the Chatter Matter. "We didn't try to make a lot of money off them. We were just trying to get them out to the students," Gerald said. i """"!T -rs Student CounciV159 sports! 160 ' 1 , -, -VA,-A ,, Interests change as images 0 athlete dwindle by Tommi Likely and Lisa Nash hanging interests and priorities have led many students away from sports. ' Jobs, attitudes within the sport and other activities steered many athletes away from the courts and fields this year. Volleyball coach, Chuck Harris, expressed that the sport should be a prime activity in the life of the athlete: "It's their decision. You have to dedicate yourself to the sport and if it's not one of your main priorities, yould better quit." Devoted team members verify this: "If they want to come out and do the work, fine. If they don't want to work they might as well quit,'I senior Penny Waggener said. Senior Susie Lindsey thinks sports are replaced by what the person feels is more important: "I think, especially in the senior year, other needs and interests become more important. You've just played sports so long and you get burnt out. If you aren't satisfied with the team you give up. lim not sure if I will go out or not this year." Robert Clemons, who has coached many fifth through eighth grade students and who has a son on the Rockhurst football team agrees kids get tired of it: "The trend seems to be that sports are becoming a secondary item. If they start early in grade school, kids get all kinds of trophies and banquets, so it's no big deal in high school. Sports don't seem to be as glamorous as they used to be. Probably because of all the major- league problems and scandals." Clemons also thinks parents don't push sports as much as some are led to believe, but for senior Craig Blankenship this was not true: "I was going to tell my mom at the beginning of the summer that I wasn't SIP? going out for football, but then she started talking about how excited she was for practices and games to start and that she couldn't wait, so I didn't. I finally did quit after the first intersquad game," Craig said. Attitudes of coaches and competition also eliminate team hopefuls. The opinion of some is that much of the fault could be pinned on the coaches: "A majority of the problem where the kids lose interest is because of improper coaches. The parents don't really demand the kids be so good, but the coaches really push them," Clemons said. "Sometimes the coach shows favoritism," said one student. "At last year's first basketball practice, we kind of split up into J .V. and varsity. She fthe coachj picked a girl who was a sophomore to play with varsity when she hadn't even seen her play. She had just heard about her." The need for cash and cars forces some of these athletes out of sports and into the working world: "I got a car and I got a job so I could pay for it,'l senior Rhonda French said. In high school some sports-oriented students begin to examine the long-term effect of athletics in their future. "I think the reason a lot of people quit is they realize they aren't going to do it in college and they begin to spend their time finding other things to do," senior Sandy Davies said. In the end, loyalty and love for the sport determine whether the athlete will endure another season: "It takes a lot longer for some, but I think that after awhile some of them just realize they aren't cut out for it," Clemons concluded. And as Rhonda said, "We fJulie Walker and Rhondaj went through a lot in basketball, staying after school and all. We don't care if we pick up another basketball again. I'm tired of it." carts ---Boys' Cross Country Above: Although illness cut his season short, Steve Walker did participate in the William Chrisman meet. Above Right: ln the first of three laps, junior Troy Morerod holds the lead. Morerod finished first, 40 yards in front of the William Chrisman runner. Boy's Cross Country Varsity Junior Varsity Ruskin Triangular 2nd 2nd Park Hill Invitational 16th 10th Independence Invitational 2nd - Liberty Invitational 11th 8th Belton Triangular 3rd 3rd S,E. Invitational - 3rd Wm. Chrisman lst lst Conference 6th 5th District 9th - Boys Cross Countryf162 ,'va1 ' T' lx! Above: As anxieties build, Mark Foudree finds release through stretching mus- cles, an essential routine. Right: Cross Country Team, First row: Lyn Snowden, Zane Morerod, Troy Morerod, Darrin Macklin. Second row: Danny GrU'fin, Brad Jones, Richard Gariaway, Scott Sharkey, Mark SchU'ferdecker. Y.1.1t.. 'Rv- "V, I qui' I J li 4 5 f nf-"aj-3 X-Countr gains despite changes Despite a coaching change and a lack of summer train- ing, the cross country team sent one girl to State and one boy to sectionals. After last year, Coach Monte Gagliardi, the former cross country coach, moved to Montana to fill a position at Montana State University. Gagliardi's move left a teaching position open at Truman, and just four days before the season began, Coach Rex Stephens became the new cross country coach. To get ready to run the 3.1 mile cross country course, one must run over the summer. Most of the team did not run because of the coaching mix-up: "We didn't know who our coach was going to be and everything was messed up. There was no motivation to run," junior Richard Gannaway said. "Most of the other cross country teams ran about 500-1,000 miles over the summer. Since our team did not run over the summer, we could only run about 50-60 miles a week and in some cases 70 miles, but that was still behind what the other teams were doing," Stephens said. "Not running over the summer cut back on my base of running. Your base is your build-up of endurance. lf I would have ran just 400-500 miles over the summer, it would have kept my base of endurance up to where it would have not hurt so bad coming into the cross country season and maybe would have helped the team out better," junior Steve Walker said. Like the last few years, the girls had to work out with the boys. Most of the time, the girls had to run in boys' JV meets, but some schools did have separate classes set up for the girls and boys. "I think we could do a lot better if we received more fcontinued on next pagel Boys' Cross Countryf163 """x"""QFl'LB!.I if 4 Runners gain . . . Icontin ued from page 1631 recognition. Being able to practice with the boys helps when it comes to competition, but we need to be an individual team," senior Angie Bohanon said. "The girls are not recognized on a conference level yet. There is no conference championship for them, but things are quickly changing. I think there is a real good chance the girls will be recognized next year. If that happens, they will probably be able to have their own coach and be separate from the boys," Stephens said. In spite of having to practice with the boys, the girls had some success this year. Junior Liz Clough qualified for the State Tournament and finished sixty-fourth out of more than 150 girls. "The boys' season was not really good. Most of the team was behind when we started. We had only two returning senior runners, Scott Sharkey and Lynn Snowden. A lot of the team was made of underclassmen. We had several really fine juniors and some good sophomore runners with a good chance in the future if they keep on improving," Stephens said. "Junior Troy Morerod who I felt was the best runner, qualified for sectionals at the district meet. That's not too bad considering that sectionals are a step up from the State meet," Stephens said. A In addition, Stephens says he feels the runners on the cross country team are special people: "The preparation for cross country is grueling. Cross country takes dedication and it helps to have some God-given talent to run. If the person has the dedication to run when there is snow on the ground or if it's 110 degrees in the summertime, then he will be good at cross country. It takes a lot of work, but mostly it takes a unique kid to be a cross country runner." Girls Cross Country!164 in , A l I I Wit 'fl , . I i l If . , ,A -v., .-, F '- I A ., .21 -.- I -jqWI"fE", . H471 F ,l 'J 'www . I 2 I he 1 4 -I .4 'Q 7 I I 'fbc . -4:9 ,.,-V ,Q Q -.VV .D . x , . .. -. MQ. .PX .-5:1 is. ., .Tai 1. Above: Girl's Cross Country Team, First row: Angie Bohanon, Patty Petet, Rosemary Seiwald. Second row: Nikki Noland, Heather Caldwell, Joliana Bohan- on, Liz Clough. Left: ln cross country runs, steep hills are a constant obstacle. Conditioning for a race, requires dedication which includes many hours of hard training, needed to conquer the tough hills. Girls' Cross Country Left: In a race where euery second counts, a quick start can not only giue a mental edge, but could also make the ddference between afirst and a second placefinish. Below: Runners like Jolia na Bohanon know, fora 20-mile jog, the twhole body must be fully prepared by constant stretching and practicing. Girl's Cross Country Ruskin Triangular lst Park Hill Invitational 4th Independence Invitational lst Liberty Invitational 4th Belton Triangular lst S.E. Invitational 8th Wm. Chrisman lst Grandview Invitational 4th's Summit Invitational 6th District 9th Girls' Cross Country!165 ., I fm ,wean J., , V -G Tennis Above T w: Kathy McMahon, ' Pete Wynetta Massey, Teresa TOIUI . DE toward year's season: Junior Varsity Tenm . Truman Oppo D Winnetonka 3 H'kman Mills 4 1 ' Blue Springs 5 0 Grandview 4 1's Summit 1 4 St. Mary's 5 0 N .K.C. 3 2 Winnetonka 2 3 Blue Springs 5 0 Oak Park 4 1 Belton 4 1 Lee's Summit 2 3 Oak Park 3 2 Center 3 2 Chrisman 2 3 Girls' Tennis! 166 .4 ' ' ,, - ,Q ,m:,f' rf 1 if ff 51134 in sin,-sl ir,-5 '74 DUE ' Penny Allee and I came in first -Czffmf Hrltleli s 7 f, Y- ,, 1 . l P 4 L K 1 1 ' r.,.,4,,- 5 5 Above: A positive mental attitude can help overcome disappointment in the loss of a . point. Below right: Beginning a match with an effective serve is a crucial part ofa winning gameg a powerful one can give a player confidence in his game as well as psych an opponent out, Sara Sandring concentrates on keeping her eye on the ball during a serve. L I I i 1 I ,ur ,. .. . fn, -, 7,3 H71 L4 fir, if -YM nf of l , l ,airy demic ,mmf Waits ,fcwf HZ77?ZofcYZG? wfmecnfvf. L . -J Qc lzetffice rd ndefifep ,luzm g Quai bjwqul XFQNLLZ, N561 J .fUQfc,y,- hfllciwij LL! 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U V, f said. year out girls tried out so I asahuge decrease fc par 15 ' e r " ' efi nc it astrong ers ipbaseffie lack ofs niorsmadet p si' n l ITlStBl'l SWG 1 m:azm:::l a . w9P' f l i b to l g3e fa un a o itygglrgiigrgcf fl c tin xtpa I : I ll f fgffif , . O f J f ,ww mwtmw f r s Aj fl X i X X - Warp Ms :zine skMwQ?U ffffw, ,Me ,f fcafim iJ07fvG51nEfff Qg,f2,f -if-7' ill ' ' """"'X!.QitEf J '. l' wfwffwff -, . JM040 MZM n ? ' MAJZQWLW Gif! i f gf MW" Y - WY AQ . . f gygfgg Q 5050192 ' ' ' it i bQ L f lx i f Vfypgjw 949144 MMM 24559 I 3 f 0 I ' ' f ' , ' I Rebuildm . . . Icontinuedf page 1672 N lg! 1 'fra R ed Sa. ffEveryone 3' about the same, K abil - use." . I f i l scarried the team Q 4 1- If K ' Q XA,-- - iigd ed. 1 i ' 1 M To eliminate the void of s ayers, m oph ores 5 l Wy, 6 2 '- l o dn'thave playe rec 'v v- p rtunity. i i ileslzidea of uildi .1 dl 1. ik i 5 ,, "We att mpted to - 4 y of the unde ssmen the 14' 'rl i 2 e ' e playing rsity," he said. "T ff challenges i W X ,h , l the juniors g 1 etter. We had a very strong junior W g upllr ' It Af, a so ap nt to e girls that it was a year to rebuild: "I think h Q ile is year as a building year. ' . -- more time teaching the underclassmen and l working with - ," one team member commented. ' I Mo tea Q- me yi Q s agr d that because of the influ- j 2 ence pla d on reb f f, a 6 a v' on steered toward the 3 5 undercla sme e - a ste m 1 ld be improved andh 1 ' greater dep : l "Next year I feel li ' the senior reall good ' 1 n o 1 : lia Smit id. fi ' ' i next s team w tt A ca of it ru i i - - -- '- -- 't ny 1,2 's team better," l ' sa a I X I ,1 ff 1 v , 9 l l l I 5 1 2 i 1 1 1 E . Girls' Tennisf168 l l .. KL, , ,, ,, Nav...--4' l .. ,.,wr.n. i ff 4 l i Tal Bl 2 mai l ,l F' A? y ou ,' Q lx A ,Q W I ' . l .. -V 'axi- l . 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Accuracy andform are essential to the game. Above: Sara Sandring combines skill and concentration to follow through on her backhand. - amy? Varsity Tennis Winnetonka H'kman Mills Blue Springs Grandview Lee's Summit St. Mary's N.K.C. Winnetonka Blue Springs Oak Park Belton Lee's Summit Oak Park Center Chrisman Truman Opponent 3 2 5 O 4 0 4 1 2 3 3 2 1 4 2 4 2 5 1 4 3 2 4 1 4 1 3 0 3 0 Girls' Tennis!169 Girls' Tennisi- l i ll ls il ll ' ig--g5,-i-- nl i Girls win State title through dedication Unity and dedication blended together to bring the girls' volleyball team their second consecutive state title. "lt was a combination of quality, skills, a desire to win and most important continuity," Head Coach Chuck Harris said. "When you have a mixture of fundamentals and unity, you have a winning team no matter how you go," Assistant Coach Donna Shuler added. This year's team members agree their success came from team unity, and a desire to win: "We won because we were a team, we weren't individu- als on the court, Everyone was dedicated and had a desire to win," senior Penny Waggener commented. ' "Everyone wanted to win together - not as individu- als," senior Johnna Meyer replied. Lack of size and the loss of five starters hindered the team, but a good defense helped the girls achieve their first conference title: "We made up for our size through our defense. We had to start from scratch, but we had the skill and the willingness to win, this was the key to our winning conference," junior Sherri Miller said. "Conference was our first goal, because it had never been achieved before by a Truman volleyball team," senior Mendy Chandler said. Coach Harris thought the team would go undefeated in conference play, instead of being 8 and 2: "When they were up they could beat anybody. Actually I thought we should have won conference solely. We could have easily been 10 and 0 rather than 8 and 2,9 Harris said. . District was next in line, in which Truman defeated Raytown South the second time for the title. ln sectionals, Truman again defeated Oak Park for the right to advance to third and fourth rounds of state. Truman split the first game of round robin play with Hickman Mills and then defeated Far- ,mington and McCluer North to advance to the finals of state competition, where they met rival Hickman Mills for the second consecutive year. "I knew they could beat Hickman if they were up, and they were," Shuler said. "We wanted to do it for each other and go out in style," senior Liz Commino said. "Playing Hickman again put pressure on us. We had to show people we had the ability and the skill to beat them for state," senior Mendy Chandler commented. lcontinued on page 1731 Varsity Volleyball!170 Right: For the second consecutive year, the girls volleyball team claimed the Missouri State High School Volleyball title, by defeating Hickman Mills 15-13, 15-5. Below: Doubts in the minds of some that Truman would be able to retain the state title were eliminated when Truman defeated Oak Park. Suburb offen- siue play was the key to the victory. l W- r X 1- A f g V5 ' .W 1 W- ' .1 ,,...,v-f ,,.,...,w-H-'t""""i Th. ...vw -"' 1 1 ...- H5155 ' Varsity Volleyball - f- Mir "i"'7"' X 15153 ' W sz'--was T 'fs KJ I-eff: Head Coach Harris and Assista nt Coach Shuler stressed that offense, defense, and continuity during each match make a team much stronger. Johnna Meyer gaesfor a kill during the final game against Hickman Mills. Trumanfinished its season 23-3 and claimed its first conference title by tying the league with Oak Park. Above: Varsity Team Members, First row: Sherri Miller, Penny Waggener, TaniStankeg Second row: Susan Cox, Liz C0mmino, Mendy Chandler, Johnna Meyer, Carmen Steinman, Third row: Darla Vaughn, Dana Shoemaker. -""' Tn X ,. is,- I :ia Varsity Volleyball Winnetonka 15- 7 15- 8 Blue Springs 15- 5 15- 2 Lee's Summit 15- 6 15- 4 Chrisman 15- 6 15-13 Oak Park 15- 5 9-15 14-16 Rayt'n South 15-13 9-15 1-15 Winnetonka 15- 3 15- 4 Fort Osage 15- 2 15- 2 Blue Springs 15- 7 15- 4's Summit 15- 8 11-15 15- 2 Oak Park 15-12 16-14 Rayt'n South 16-14 15- 5 St. Mary's 15- 2 15- 2 Van Horn 15- 4 15- 8 Truman Tournament 3rd Place Conference Tie 1st Place District Tournament lst Place State Tournament 1st Place Varsity VolleybalV171 ,, fl lx l il 7 ! i 1 l ii -v L-J. V. Volleyball Right: Junior Varsity Team, First row: Kaye Kubli, Cheryl Wheeler, Karmen Sharkey, Renee Lowe. Second row: Shellie Burleson, Jeanne Justus, Brenda Brown, Geri Bisges. Third row: Theresa Bascio, Cheryl Noelker, Jean Ann Ford. Below: Good coverage becomes essential when confronted with a strong blocking defense. Junior Varsity Volleyball Winnetonka 16-14 13-15 15- 7 Blue Springs 9-15 17-15 11-15 Lee's Summit 7-15 14-16 Wm Chrisman 17-19 10-15 Oak Park 17-15 2-15 7-15 Raytown South 15- 8 2-15 7-15 Winnetonka 12-15 15- 7 11-15 Fort Osage 15- 9 12-15 14-16 Blue Springs 15-13 16-14 Lee's Summit 15-11 15-13 Oak Park 7-15 14-16 Raytown South 3-15 2-15 St. Mary's 15- 5 10-15 15-11 Van Horn 15- 2 15- 8 Chrisman Sophomore Tournament 3rd Place Oak Park J.V. Tournament 3rd Place Junior Varsity VolleybalV172 7 1 i i- 4 Elk. ,E u X J, M, - x 'ff 'JL in wx . hw z F I l 'Q RJ, lx 'Tw ' Q, ' 'Eb 'ml I fn, - -Q,-Q Left: Substitution often occurs in the game for need of replacement, to giue someone G rest or to get everyone involved as much as possible. In this case, Coach Shuler brings Cheryl Wheeler into the game as a replacement. Above: Power and accuracy are essential to volleyball as sophomore Karmen Sharkey spikes the ball. Junior Varsity finished the season 6-8, theirfirst losing season ever. State, title . . . lcontinued from page 1701 Truman defeated Hickman Mills 15-13 and 15-5 to receive the class 4A State Volleyball title. "We've always had a rival in Hickman: we always want to geat them and we did for two consecutive years," Penny sam . "I couldn't believe it, the year went so fast: it's like a dream come true. I have to look at the trophy to believe it," Liz summed up. Junior Varsity couldn't quite find the drive it took and suffered their first losing season at Truman: "The drive was there at times, but then it wasn't," Shuler said. "lt seemed that we lacked a certain type of team unity," sophomore Jean Ann Ford added. Lack of skill was not the cause of a 6-8 season. The players agree it was a lack of team togetherness and inexpe- rience that hampered them at the beginning and middle of the year: "We let ourselves down because we couldn't achieve the goals we set. People had good qualities physically but we lagged behind mentally and in experience," Jean Ann said. "We lacked togetherness because nobody would work together at the beginning. lt seemed like we were individuals on the court," Geri Bisges said. Toward the middle of the season Shuler took a different approach to the problem of team unity by working hard on individual skills and conditioning: "I think conditioning plays a big part. My policy is if you are in shape and have the talent you can stand a lot more pressure," she said. "Shuler pushed us to our limit. l was able to find out what I was capable of doing," sophomore Cheryl Wheeler replied. As the season came to a close, the J .V. was back in the winning circle by winning four of the last six games: "l was happy because we started playing more as a team: our inexperience wasn't hurting us as much," junior Brenda Brown said. With the team unity restored, team members hold high hopes for next year's season: "The four sophomores that started this year obtained good experience and it should carry on through next year," sophomore Jean Justus said. "l think we gained a lot of experience this year which will help us a lot next season," Shuler summed up. Junior Varsity VolleybalI!173 .Tvgrgity Football '-f"'f"1"b .fit +-fMetQs,.i.,. . Above: Varsity Football, First row: JerryRowe, Chris Button, Larry Miller, Robbie Makinen, Kevin Fields, Mike Fortner, Second row: Chris Griep, Steve Plake, Kevin Miller, Doug Evans, Greg Fansher, George Cohoon, Steve Vaughn, Third row: Mike Pruetting, David Titus, Ken Ash, Dan Firsick, Todd Rose, Milton Neal, Steve Johnson, Brian Howard, Lee Anderson, Fourth row: Larry Elkins, Troy Calvin, Carl Lathrop, Vince Barreto, Todd Holderness, Danny Cordle, Doug Carpenter, BertGross, Matt Kraner, Craig Blankenship, Chris Andrews, FUth row: Andy Williams, JeffRicketson, Joe Maloney, Joe Man- dacina, Robert Bruner, Trip Haight, John Willi- amson, Mark DeYoung, Phil Rellihan, Ronnie Barbeck, Gregg Lowe, James Holmes, Sixth row: Ken Wicker, Scott Burnett, Joel Walsh, Doug Ruse, Byron White, Jim Johnson, Rusty Case, David Cordes, Kevin Herring, Robert Osborne, John Richey, Steve Klim, Seventh raw: Reno Mulu, John Monaco, Brad Bond. Varsity FootbaIV174 Ji V it sf ,ff 5 Above: One responsibility ofthe team captains is to meet on the field for the coin toss. Seniors Joel Walsh, Byron White, and Doug Ruse each shared the responsibility. Ruse's reflection of the season is similar to most team members? "When l think about the season, going 6-4, it kind of makes me mad. I think I could have tried harder and got my head into it more. A lot of people felt that way. " Right: Coaches Talbott and Coffman view the field from the sideline. guf b .. Varsity goal fails at play-off game Finishing a 6-4 season, placing third in the Big Six and falling just one game short of a play-off berth would usually sum up a pretty respectable season for a football team - but to Truman's 1980 team it was a disappointment. "I think we all felt like we could have done better. We started out the season okay, but then we started falling apart towards the middle of the season," senior lineman Doug Car- penter said. One reason, one painful reason for the Patriots' disap- pointing season was because of numerous key injuriesx, "Injuries sure did make a difference this year. We had a lot of injuries at key positions like running backs, linebackers and defensive backs out all throughout the season," Head Coach Jim Talbott said. 'lWe had great expectations at the beginning of the season, but as things went along it started looking gloomier. One thing for sure, though, we didn't lose to any bad football teams." Of Truman's four losses, three were to State Title hope- fuls, Raytown, Raytown-South and Blue Springs. The game between Truman and Blue Springs was the season highlight, however Blue Springs won the game in the final seconds with a 37-yard field goal, 30-27. If the Patriots had won, they would have gone to the state play-offs. "That Blue Springs game was a killer. Here we work our butts off the whole game, and I really thought we were going to win after we scored that last touchdown and then Bruder fBlue Springs' field goal kickerj comes out had has to show-off to everybody," junior lineman Kevin Miller said. "I was running down the field looking at the clock and I thought that time was out, but the ref said that he got out of bounds with one second left. I think the ref ripped us off." Miller, referring to the play which set up the game- winning field goal, was named to the First Team All-Area Defense along with senior Byron White. Senior wide receiver Kevin Herring and senior lineman Scott Burnett were named to the First Team All-Area Offense, also. According to some of the seniors on the team, who have been playing together since ninth grade and had lost only three games in three seasons, team unity and an apathetic feeling may have caused problems: "We were really cooking until the team unity fell apart. I felt like the Blue Springs game was the only time we played like Icontinued on next pagej Varsity Football!175 Goal fails . . . Kcontinued from page 1751 a team. Everyone was so up for that game," senior quarter- back Doug Ruse said. "Even though we lost, we still kept our heads up. When you win, you win as a team, and when you lose, you lose as a team." - "I felt like all the seniors were disappointed. I wanted to win badly and then, there were some guys who seemed they didn't care and that really burned me up," Carpenter added. Senior fullback and linebacker David Cordes, who was probably the biggest loss because of an injury, led the team in touchdown runs with four and was the team's fourth leading rusher, even though he only started in two games. Cordes underwent knee surgery for the second time in three years and missed three-fourths of the season. "lt was such a drag having to get hurt, especially since it was my senior year. I think I would have made a difference to the team," Cordes said. Talbott had high hopes for Cordes' season: "We had hoped that David would have been a 1,000- yard gainer and he probably would have if he wouIdn't have been hurt." White, senior offensive and defensive line standout, who was named as the Examiner's Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in the game, led in tackles with 58 unassisted tackles and 68 assisted tackles. The Pats' leading rusher Rusty Case, who gained 512 yards and averaged 6.9 yards per carry, was named to the Second Team All-Area offense and the First Team All- Conference offense. Ruse hit 58 percent of his passes and connected with Herring 22 times for 429 yards. Herring's 22 receptions and seven touchdown catches set a new school record: "I was happy with my season, individually, but it was a big disappointment finishing like we did. I thought we had great potential to go a long way and I thought we would have finished with a better recordf' Herring5said. Truman's biggest triumphs of the year were a 42-7 win over Lee's Summit and the 40-12 season finale against Hick- man Mills: "The Lee's Summit game was the only game where we were healthy and we beat the snot out of them. I don't want to use injuries as an excuse, but they sure made a big difference," Carpenter said. X arsity Footballf176 Right: Concentrating before the game sparks a stronger desire for players to win. Above: As another way to rouse a uictory, cheerleader Tracie Linuille yells her support. 1 I 5, 6 -? Htl l -vff. ff Upper left: Excitementexplodes as the players race onto ' the field for the first game of the season against Winne- tonka. Above: While the defense takes ouer, offensive players Scott Burnett and Rusty Case discuss game plans to lead the Pats to uictory. Varsity Football Truman Opponent 18 8 Southwest 8 20 Raytown 34 0 Van Horn 42 7 Lee's Summit 17 7 Winnetonka 14 40 Raytown South I 20 39 Wm. Chrisman 22 6 Oak Park 27 30 Blue Springs 40 12 Hickman Mills Varsity Football!177 Varsity -1 ' ' llw "' .5 " X f Loss of juniors doesn't hurt team, With the lack of depth and the advancement of juniors to the varsity team, the J.V. football team still managed to compile a 5-2 record and live up to its pre-season expectations. "We had a fairly successful season, we were playing with not a whole lot of depth in some areas, but the team played well I thought,'l Head Coach Roger Pauk said. Last year, as sophomores, the team outscored its opponents 285-65 and lost only one time. The single loss was to Raytown South, who along with Blue Springs defeated the Pats again this season. The season began with a 9-6 win over Raytown and then 'the following week the Patriots pulled out of a close one, a 15-14 decision over Shawnee Mission South which gave the team an added boost of confidence. "I felt like beating Shawnee Mission was one of our best games. It really helped the team out," junior Carl Lathrop said. The next two games were marginal defeats for Truman. A 20-8 win over's Summit and a 35-6 romp against Winne- tonka. The season was shaping up as a good one, 4-0. After week five, the Pats lost their first game to become 4-1. Raytown South shut down the Pats offensive arsenal and posted a shut-out, 16-0: "That was tough having to lose to South again. It's the third straight year that they have beat us and I'm getting sick of losing to those guys," a frustrated junior Lee Anderson said. The sixth week had in store yet another thriller, a 13-12 win over down-the-street rival William Chrisman: "That game kicked. I just loved beating those guys. I thought we had a really good season and welll be pretty good next year," junior Brian Howard said. The last game of the season was a losing effort against Blue Springs, 15-0. Junior Ken Wicker was the leading rusher for J .V. gaining 351 yards, scoring five touchdowns and leading the team in points scored with 30. Junior quarterback Andy Williams completed 44 per- cent of his passes for a total of 402 yards. Tripp Haight was his leading receiver with 11 receptions, 201 total yards and two touchdowns. The leading defensive "rowdy" was Jeffery Ricketson. He had 18 unassisted tackles and 21 assisted tackles. I About seven or eight juniors played varsity this year and did not see any action at the J.V. level, but team members felt it did not present a major problem and Jeff explains why: . "We'll be on their team next year and with their expe- rience and us coming up, everything will work out." Junior Varsity Football!178 ' 1 E, J. V. Football o ..... 131 es A 1113.61 T Above: Junior Varsity Football, First row: Mike Fortner, Chris Griep, Andy Williams, Ken Wicker, Jerry Rowe, Todd Sexton, Tripp Haight. Second row: Robbie Makinen, Kevin Fields, Mike Pruetting, Dan Cordle, Carl Lathrop, Mark Matthews, Brian Kinne. Third row: Bob Bruener, Steve Plake, Troy Calvin, Lee Anderson, Todd Holderness, Ken Ash, Randy Bentele, Chris Button. Fourth row: Joe Maloney, Tom Godfrey, George Cohoon, Mark DeYoung, Brian Howard, Steve Johnson, Larry Miller. FUth row: Jeff Ricketson, Joe Mandacina, Doug Evans. Right: Interception becomes a uital defensive tactic. Below: Referee signals "6" as Truman scores. A t Junior Varsity . .' Truman Opponent ' 'T , 9 6 Raytown 1 : ' f l I f 15 14 Shwnee Miss'n South ' ', g M 5, 1 -gg I 20 8 Lee's Summit 'A If " X 3 5 ,, , W, 35 6 Wirmetonka ' '1 IW. ' , 1. 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Second row: Ronnie Halterman, Kerry Newport, Dauid Pen- rod, Mark Fowler, Dauid Lowery, Charlie Tonga, Gary White, Greg Slaybaugh, Brian Holcomb. Third row: Terry Johnson, Paul Landes, Bruce Hamby, Bill Corteuille, Scott Austin, Andy Shockley. FU'th row: Roger Reyes, Jay Carpen- ter, John Cook, Phil Brown, Mark Weddle, Keith Enfield. Lower right: The ability to get off the ball is essential to leading a good offensiue and defen- sive attack. Far right: "By the end of the season we had a good defense. That was our biggest area of improuement,"Sophomore Coach Beyer A'- ' said. Sophomore Truman Opponent 32 22 Southwest 12 16 Raytown 36 8 Van Horn 0 6's Summit 12 0 Winnetonka 14 7 Raytown South 21 0 Wm. Chrisman 28 6 Oak Park 36 12 Blue Springs Sophomore Football! 180 Q, my ' Left: Rolling from the pocket of the offensive line, quarterback Steve Bailey scans the field for an open man in the few seconds he has to get the play off. Below: From the viewing stand, Coaches Coffman, Pauk, and Talbott relay plays and advice to the sophomore coaches. From this position, they are able to view the entire field. x , E -x rx' "' H4 V ' v ., - li ii i I 4 4 I he 1 Wi rl' 'ii 1.- 'I A, 5 Ja If 1: ? QL V "'9"Pk Two schools join as wmmng team The sophomores, comprised of some of the players from last year's Palmer and Bridger teams, recorded a decent 7-2 record into the first chapter of their high school football career. Head Coach Bill Beyer was pleased with his team's performance. In the only two games which they lost, they were just six and four points away from an undefeated season: "I was very pleased with the outcome. We started in our first four games with two wins and two losses, but we won the last five in a row to finish with a pretty respectable seasonf' Beyer said. ' In the first game the sophomores posted a 32-22 victory over Southwest and the following week lost a heartbreaker to Raytown, 16-12: "I think if we wouldn't have lost that first game to Raytown we might have gone undefeated. The only other game we lost was to Lee's Summit and we should have beat them," wide receiver Chris Keene said. As week three rolled around, Truman easily handed Van Horn a 36-8 defeat and the following week was the disap- pointing loss to Lee's Summit, 6-0. The final five teams which Truman conquered were Winnetonka, 12-03 Raytown South, 14-7g William Chrisman, 21-05 Oak Park, 28-6 and Blue Springs, 36-12. The sophomores' individual talent was highlighted with the running of Jack Lockwood. He set a new sophomore school record gaining over a thousand yards. He ran the ball 159 times for a total of 1,045 yards, led the team in touchdowns with eight, and led the team with the most points scored, 48. Leading the team defensively was Jim King. He had 29 unassisted tackles and 58 assisted tackles. Depth of the team was part of the reason for its success: "A lot of kids were able to play different positions and we were able to substitute pretty freely," Beyer said. "I enjoyed having good depth and they played a really good second half of the season." Sophomore FootbalV181 --H-rwvwfdQ1niE.:'.' 1 ' Angie Zimmerman reaches pot of gold The Homecoming theme, "Somewhere over the Rain- bow," became reality as senior Angie Zimmerman's pot of gold came in the form of the queen's crown. - "I did not expect to wing I was just standing there, then it hit me like a brick wall. All I could do was cry," a happy Angie replied. Last year's Homecoming queen, Suzi Washburn, pre- sented Angie with the crown and long-stemmed roses. "It was just an honor to be elected attendant, but to be chosen as queen, I just can not believe it. It is one of the biggest honors at Truman," Angie said. 'Angie's court consisted of seniors Rhonda French and Darla Vaughn, juniors Michelle Blankenship and Tani Stanke and sophomores Karman Sharky and Melinda Spry. "Being a queen candidate was excellent, especially since I have never been one before," Darla said. "I was thrilled, it really surprised me that I was chosen to represent the sophomore class," Melinda said. This year's theme, "Somewhere over the Rainbow," took much preparation and student involvement. "We started a month and a half ahead of the night and we finished the day before the game. We have really gotten to know the night janitors very well," Pep Club vice-president Tammy Duckworth said. Pep Club's S200 budget to arrange the backdrop did not cover the expenses. . "We spent S200 alone on crepe paper, that's not counting how much it cost us for the cardboard and other supplies," Tammy said. But despite cost of the red, yellow, green and blue rain- bow, it blended in with the night's atmosphere: A "It was beautiful. The whole night was excellentf' Rhonda said. "They could not have picked a better night. Everything went so smoothlyg it was just extraordinary," Angie concluded. Homecoming! 182 M1 X ' Top: As friends congratulate her, Homecoming queen Angie Zimmerman brushes away her tears af joy. Above: Squares of red, yellow and blue crepe paper, pasted down by Pep Club members, formed the rainbow that serued as the backdrop for the Homecoming court. Left: Senior attendant Rhonda French, Angie, senior attendant Darla Vaughn. Homecoming 1 1.---Powaerpuff X 4111 1.51 '111L1' 3311111 1,1 111 i..1 '11 '1 111,215 111 1' 11 11 1 1-1 11 11 111 111 11 I ,, 1 i 1 I '1 "1 X ,A , 11 -1 1 , 1 1 1 1 1 I , I 1 1 1 ' 1 H 11 1 fi 1 1 1 1 1 1 11 1 ,111 1 11 11 1 1 ' 11 11 1 1 - 11 1111 1 1 1' ' 1 Top left: Honors went to Gregg Lowe after the candidates, including Colin Q V11 1,1 I Braley, Gregg and Richard Wilson, competed by raising money to see who 1 111 would be queen. Bottom left: Voices and music bellow ouer the loudspeak- ' 1 1 ers as John Monaco and Peter Hedlin broadcast the game to thefans below. 1 1-5 E 1 1 - 1 11,1 '1 1, W , Powderpuft!184 1 111 1 SY Left: The fact the seniors have won every year didn't keep the sophomores and iuniorsfrom planning their strategies to give their best shot at victory. Below: Even the guys switched roles by transforming themselves into queen candidates and cheerleaders. Above: After th ree years, the class of '81 finally experiences a victory. Although the spirit of the players was intense throughout the entire game, it peaks at the end. 1 O il: 1 "UTS They switch roles for football game Roles reversed as girls tackled the game of football and guys dressed in female attire at the Powder Puff game on Nov. 3. The obvious difference on this revengeful day was the outward appearance of five senior guys. A total of 3676.67 was collected by the queen candidates, Colin Braley, Jim Johnson, Gregg Lowe, John Williams and Richard Wilson. Gregg gained the crown at half-time ceremonies: "It was really quite a different feeling," Gregg laughed. "It was all for the senior class. That's what I was doing it for. This is my last year and l had to make a contribution, so I said why not." Several other guys participated in the game. Coaches for the seniors were Kevin Herring, Matt Kraner and Byron White. Juniors Greg Fansher, Kevin Miller, Phil Rellihan, Todd Rose, Jim Steele and Andy Williams coached the junior and sophomore team. "lt was fun coaching the girls," Matt said. "They were really getting rowdy." Jim agreed: "It was really fun. The juniors said when they were sophomores some didn't get to play. We tried to get all the girls a chance to play and they did." As referees, seniors Rusty Case, Pepin Conde and Doug Ruse completed the male participation roster: "We just called the basics and didn't worry about tech- nical stuff," Doug said. The way the girls reacted seemed to shock Doug the most. "lt got pretty rough out there," he said. 2l've never seen girls act like that." Sophomore Chris Richardson, one of the players, rep- lied, "It was rowdy. Everyone was out for blood. Our main goal was to win." "It was only supposed to be a game and it turned out a little bit rough. I guess it was that junior-senior rivalry," junior Sandra Walter exclaimed. "A lot of people played just to get back." Even though some of the girls were out for revenge, many played to support the school and to have a good time: "I played because it's fun and it is about the only chance to get together with all your friends and do something," senior Lisa Reagan said. "When you get out there, you just want to win. You don't concentrate on trying to get somebody." Lisa continued, "It's really important to the seniors fto winl because they have never lost and it would be an insult." Like tradition, the seniors did beat the junior-sopho- more team with a score of 6A0, but like every year some wondered if the game were fair. "We had practiced a lot. If a lot of the plays would have called on them fseniorsj, we would have probably beaten them," Sandra concluded. "We had a lot more talent on our team." Powderpuff! 185 Single loss stains dual meet record A single defeat marred an otherwise perfect dual meet season for varsity swim team members. The boys opened the season by winning their first dual meet against Park Hill. "At Park Hill it came down to the last relay and we won by three points," senior Pete Hedlin said. The last-minute victory assured swimmers of an exci- ting season. "That meet was sensational," senior Bob Henley ex- claimed. "We needed everybody there. Every person was essential to win." As the season proceeded, the wins anticipated became realities. "The key was with our depth in all our swimmers, not just first but also second, third and fourth," Coach Doug Allen said. So, as the strong swimmers continuously captured first, other team members also placed, accumulating points during the meets: "We outscored the other teams by taking first, third and fourth quite a bit. All year long we relied on our depth," junior Jeff Austin explained. I The Patriots suffered their only conference rival, Raytown South. The final score of the meet was 82 to 90. . "As far as talent goes, we were about the same," Bob said. "They just came out on top." Led by a strong group of seniors, the team bounced back to beat Raytown. "It was a very senior-led team with Henley, Hedlin and Gamble," Allen commented. "All the top six swimmers were seniors except Brent lnce and Steve Warnock," Jeff said. Seven team members qualified for the State meet. Five of them were previous qualifiers: "We didn't expect a whole lot. The suburban area teams have greatly improved at the State level. We havenft caught up with St. Louis yet, but we're getting closer," Allen said. Strong competition from St. Louis has always con- fcontinued on page 1891 Swimming! 186 ,ai Aboue: A fast start off the blocks can determine the outcome of a race. Senior Roger Gamble adapts this style to improue his time. Below: Junior Jerry Flesner and senior Roger Gamble lead Truman's diving team with high points. 7.2 tg, t 'I 52,2 I , P ig. ,Q , ,ff ,, 5 4, - -, , ,445 x ,,.,.. 1 X . Wax., 'W H' X Alf N. A W,. - wp ' :5 3 fiat' if 'V fill ' i, " H 5 .f'4iVii.y 1 lff ' h Sl 'F 'ii 'W' ' 2 - .. 3 ill , I F ,e '-5 L i QA-4 '7..,.11" ,fffhls 1 I f -' M5-'f 'ai ,, - -3 I 4 T ruim .,35LUc,,1: , I -F 'ZH A Y i vi X Above: Truman's controversial mascot met with ridicule as other teams made up chants, signs and-T-shirt slogans. Eventually a plot to duck-nap it was devised and it was spirited away at Conference despite tight security by the squad. Swimming -1 Above left: Swimmer's input helps Coach Doug Allen form a winning line-up. Above: Senior Bob Henley leads the team to a 9-1 victory. Left: Varsity Swim Team, Front row: Steve Warnock, Brian Mitchell, Peter Hedlin, Roger Gam- ble. Second row: Paul Boyd, Scott Sharkey, Mark DeYoung, Jeff Austin, Jerry Flesner, David Dod, Paul McClain, Tony Vincent. Back row: Brian Lowderman, Steve Harris, Brent Ince, Bob Henley, Scott Conners. Varsity Scoreboard Truman Park Hill 85 88 Sedalia 60 112 Center 50 121 ' Southwest 42 128 Pem Day 76 95 Raytown South 90 82 Raytown 83 89 Liberty 65 107 Blue Springs 33 50 Blue Valley 16 67 Conference Meet 5th Raytown Invitational 4th Raytown South Invitational 5th Swimming! 187 l"7 i ,4,..,,, ... . QM. ,-L.'.,4: ,V H Aboue Right: Do not let the calm fool you. Soon the water will be churning with swimmers, as well as excitement as Truman swims a uictorious dual meet against Blue Springs and Blue Valley. Above: Facial expressions show how grueling the backstroke can be as Brian Holcomb displays. I J.V. Scoreboard , Truman Park Hill 57 54 - Raytown 52 63 Raytown South 52 59 Conference Meet 2nd Swimming! 188 'lin-ei .JW-.S Left: J. V. Swimming, Front row: Greg Burworth, Chris Keene, Scott Phelps, Chris Miller, Dauid Wood, Jeff Gran. Back row: Greg Anderson, ScottSuther- land, Jim Green, Brian Holcomb, Chad Preator. Below: A strong start from the block will giue a longer and faster glide until the stroke begins. rr-3.2 Single loss ...... lcontinued from page 1861 fronted the Patriots in Columbia, hindering their advance- ment. A Two relays, a medley made of Hedlin lbackl, Mitchell fbreastl, Dod fflyl, and Gamble ffreel and a free relay made up of Henley, Ince, Warnock and Gamble represented Tru- man at State. Brent and Bob each qualified to swim in two additional races. The boys, as in years past, were a close team and displayed much togetherness. "I think we did better this year than last year because we were real unified," Peter said. Paul Boyd expressed that real spirit has shown through yells and team breakfasts. "It made the team real rowdy and up for the meets." Allen added, "Varsity swimmers feel a sense of unity, the swim teams at Truman are always very spirited. If we could have won on spirit and morale we'd have had an unde- feated season." Some of the boys had been swimming together since fifth grade. Brent explained their togetherness made a much closer team. However, the success obtained during dual meets failed to carry over to Conference competition. "I would have liked to have done better in Confer- ence," Allen said, "The team was just more suitable for dual meets than Conference." At Conference the main problem stemmed from the fact that points earned from third and fourth place swimmers were unobtainable. "We all swam our best," Brent said, "but unfortunately so did the other teams." An injured Jerry Fleshner added to the problem: "With no divers, we gave away about 30 points, that hurt us as much as anything," Brent added. Though enthusiasm was dampened by a disappointing conclusion, a satisfying record is behind. The Pats went 9-1, having lost only one Blue meet. Swimmingf189 ' ' ""f""'itIin4Z'f ' ,I tilization of members makes club successful Baking cookies, setting up team tables and cheering for the wrestlers were all a part of being a Wrestlerette. "We are kind of like a pep club to help support the wrestlers," junior captain Angie Pierce said. "We made boxes for the guys and put cookies and candies in them. We also set up team tables." Wrestlerettes grew this year and had the largest number of girls than ever before. "We had 51 girls join. That's the most we have ever had. On the average we had about 30 girls for every home meet. And the girls who joined were interested in working, rather than just joining another club," captain Donna Dins- more said. "I think the reason we had so many join is that it's all volunteer and if they werenit good enough to make cheer- leader or something they came to something they didn't have to try out for," Donna added. The girls said they felt a lot more involved in Wres- tlerettes than they could in a regular pep club situation. "We're a lot closer to the wrestlers than a pep club would be to a football team or a basketball team," Donna said. "Wrestlerettes are a lot more involved because they support only the wrestlers," Angie added. At least one wrestler, Bert Gross, agreed with the girls: "It's a lot closer because there are only 13 of us and like in football there's a lot more people. They did a good job this year. They were always there." Unattended meetings create disorganization "Not organized" was the name of the game for some Tickers this year. "There was no organization. We didn't have enough meetings before to know what was going on or what we were doing," senior Beth Katherman said. "lf we just had a little bit of organization, it would help. You never know what's going on," senior Lori Greenfield commented. Although some girls said Tickers were unorganized, the president, Angie Bohanan, disagreed: "I think we're pretty organized as a club," she said. "We had 43 girls this year. It was more than last year." There may have been 43 members of the club, but not many of them were active, according to Lori. , "When we had meetings, no one came," she said. -"I felt sorry for the sophomores, because they didn't know what was going on." Low attendance to meetings seemed to cause a chain reaction of disorganized activities and swim meets: "You're supposed to have three timers on a lane, but all year we've only had about two. Every single swim meet we have had to scrape for girls to time," Lori said. Swim meets werenlt the only thing affected by unor- ganization: "Some guys got left out when we decorated lockers. That was really bad. A lot of the confusion would have been cleared up if we would have had more meetingsf' Beth said. Tickers! 190 ,pf ml . . ,, 4 f ff Rb, Far left: Two times on a lane instead of three hinders accuracy, but is a common sight at meets. Left: Mr. Beyer acts as a go-between for Mrs. Beyer, Wrestlerette sponsor, and senior captain Donna Dinsmore. Above: Front row: Melody Carroll, Tina Hawk,' Angie Pierce Ounior captainl, Donna Dinsmore lseniorcaptainl, Kim Lynch fsophomore captainl, Teresa Rice. Second row: Kim Glidewell, Patty Petet, Jeanne Jarmin, Heather Caldwell, Jamie Wood, Robin Johnson, Gina Calvin, Carole Hahn. Third row: Kim Gill, Kathlyn Day, Tammie Clark, Kathleen McMahon, Joan Jar- min, Tammy Wright, Sherri Sartin. Back row: Kim Howard, Paula Cope- land, Jill Beaver, Sara Sandring, Monica Usrey, Theresa Witthar, Shelley VanMeter. "R, A fu Sf 1 2 - qw Left: Attendance at wrestling matches is high as all members are active. The girls choose individually the matches they wish to attend. About 30 Wrestlerettes are at each match. Above, Front row: Kelly Beatie, Laurie Phelps, Heather Caldwell, Beth Katherman, Angie Bohanon lpresidentl, Samrnie Cole, Penny Stewart. Second row: Debbie Evans, Becky Simmons, Joni Bordeno, Rosemary Seiwald, Patty Petet, Jeanie Sappenfield ltreasurerj, Judy Sappenlield. Third row: Cheryl Main, Ellen Rustin, Alison DuRei, Kathy Willis, Shelly GrU'fith, Lisa McCarthey fuice-presidentj, 'Debbie Dod, Lori Greenfield. Back row: Melanie Brayfield, Carrie Carter, Laura Henley, Tracy Hanlon, Tracy Horn, Mary Wesley, Shelli Wahronbrock. Wrestlerettes -- Tickers Y Wresllerettesf191 i ,l lv li! cali! lr, 5 l if .31 -- Wrestling ri ev ,- T ,. -l ll il l , W, l l l l i i i l -fi T r 1 ALA ll .f. 1 14 11 1- I l 'rf 4 "- Ni Sqn W f- Above: Varsity Wrestling, Front row: Jim Wood, Steve Walker, Steue McGee, Song Kim. Sec- ond row: Bert Gross, Todd Harris, Derek Conde, Roger Gross. Back row: Chris Andrews, Paul Landes, Phil Bennett, Dean Welsh. Right: Through success obtained from utilization of a favorite , hold, junior Dean Welsh acquires the name "Guillotine Dean." Below: Truman wrestler works l around the mat, searching for his opponent's weakness and an opportune time to attempt a take ' down. One mistake could lead to a take down for either wrestler. 2 , , I 4, ' Varsity Scoreboard ' Truman Center 32 39 Fort Osage 24 45 Hickman Mills 12 59 Winnetonka 40 20 Raytown 18 57 Raytown South 39 30 Oak Park 23 45 Grandview 45 21 Blue Springs 44 14 Lee's Summit 35 29 N Ruskin Quad lst Truman Tourney 2nd l Wm. Chrisman Quad 3rd Ruskin Tourney 2nd 5 I Oak Park Tourney lst District Tourney 4th l , .. l Q . l l ' j ' l T f I llg , +L Vs? if it Wrestling!192 an .ii i ,Q ill ' lxfigly 5 Pl 15 HS-'N -HQ, I tw- L X , Above: Mastering thefundamentals is necessaryfor pinning the opponent. Troy Morerod demonstrates his ability against Hickman MilI's wrestler. Hard work sends wrestlers to state Drive for perfection and hard work led senior Phil Bennett and junior Roger Gross to a berth in the State Wres- tling finals. ' "I wanted to do well in District. I was happy that I won, but I did not expect it," Roger said. "I was surprisedg my goal was to do the best I could when I could and let things happen," Phil said. Bill Beyer, head wrestling coach, said he felt it was an accomplishment for both of the team members: "I was pleased that they qualified. Even qualifying means they were in the top 16 wrestlers in the state." Phil defeated a wrestler from Ruskin to advance to the state competition where he was defeated in the first round. "I thought considering my knee injury, I did a fair job coming back. I wanted to do the best I could, and did." Roger defeated a wrestler from Raytown South to qual- ify for State, but he was also defeated in the first round. "After I won District, I started working hard. l just wanted to do my best." The team marked a 5-5 season over all. Team members said they felt they had a good over all season considering the injuries. "We had good team spirit and everyone tried hard, but we had a lot of injuries and that hurt us a little," senior Todd Harris said. "The team over all did better than expected, but it was disappointing because we had a lot of injuries," Phil said. Beyer, though, was pleased with the season: "I was very pleased with the over all season, it was much better than I expected." The team highlighted its season by taking first in the Oak Park tournament. "We tried hard to do well in the Oak Park tournament, and we succeededg we took first place," Todd said. As the season came to a close, Truman was put into a larger district tournament with area power houses. This affected them in the team standing as they only took fourth place. "Our district was a lot harder than before. We faced I continued on next pagel I Y ,I Wrestling! 193 ---Ifrg..-uwranns..-.x.1 - 1 State meet ...... fcontin ued from preuious pagej the eventual state team champions," senior Bert Gross said. Two team records were broken this year. Bert had the best over-all season and Paul Landess set the most over-all reversals with 34. Wrestling is an individual sport as well as a team sport, and members said it takes a lot of drive and work to come out on top. "It was not so much the competition, it was my own drive to do the best I could," Phil said. "I wantaed to do the best I could and worked hard so I could do my best,'l Bert said. Junior varsity members also found this to be true of their individual efforts: "I tried to work hard, I just wanted to have a .500 season, and I worked for next year," sophomore Mike Woods said. "I worked hard, knowing I had two seasons left," Tom Beebe said. Along with their individual work, they said they had a good team effort as Ia whole, as they went 6-4 for the season. "We were spirited and worked hard as a team," Mike said. "I'm very happy with our season, we worked really hard," sophomore Andy Holloway said. Beyer said he was pleased with the season, but said injuries hampered them: "They had a good season, considering the number of injuries, but they worked hard." Like varsity, the highlight of their season came when they swept the Oak Park tournament: "We were two wrestlers short, but we went in wanting to win and we did," Mike said. Wrestling! 194 ' A , ww . Q 'Q . i " . ' we s gr If . ,:, , lk hy' 'id ',"' ' .x V ,' X W - ' i .4. fu' Aboue: As his opponent bridges, or tries to keep his shoulders off the ground, 1 Dean Welsh fights back for a pin. Below: Olympic headlocks helps Chris I Andrews make his mark on the Varsity team in his sophomore year. i l l' 1 ,xvt L.,-new.-. N- .Y Wrestling 9 9 Ci 'll url 46 -. X"-O "SX 40 N-Nm gx xxX lf f"f' ,V fs L.. ,f Q ivr, 5 "Fil .Fir Above: JV Wrestlers, Front row: Charles Kniper, Doug Halsey, Tom Beebe. Back row: Andy Holloway, Hugh Vest, Mike Wood, Above left: Many new wrestlers make the mistake of shootingfor a takedown with their heads down, leaving their defenses open to their opponent. Andy Holloway struggles to keep his opponent from controlling his head before shooting in. Below: In gaining an effective hold, Bert Gross uses his weight as leverage to control his opponent. J.V. Scoreboard Truman Center 24 63 Fort Osage 30 60 Hickman Mills 15 54 Winnetonka 40 29 Oak Park 58 9 Grandview 27 32 Blue Springs 47 20 Lee's Summit 40 32 Ruskin Quad 1St Ruskin Tourney 3rd Oak Park Tourney 4th Wrestling! 195 I 3 - . .. -um' .-- Girls Basketball -Q , K - w. 'I I X 'll . at 3 l,l4 ga Ml? QRS 5' S, I we fr, T T 3 ' K 0 i ar i3 -.,,--H 1 ' , ' -f ' 1 Above: Cindy Durham uses early possession of the ball. 1. row: Brenda Brown, Dana Kratz, Penny Wag- gener, Susi Lindsey, Sherri Miller. Back row: l. Sandy Davies, Karey Kytle, Cindy Durham, l Sonya Reddell, Mendy Chandler. her height to gain Top right, front Varsity Scoreboard Center W North Kansas City W Hickman Mills L Raytown South W , Blue Springs W Lee's Summit W Kearney W Oak Park W Van Horn W Wm. Chrisman W Winnetonka W Raytown South W Blue Springs W Lee's Summit W Oak Park L , Winnetonka W , Oak Park Tourney lst , Fort Osage Tourney 1st ' -all A , Y Truman Tourney 2nd -1 l Conference 1st 5 District lst , State lst Girls' Basketball! 196 A V lg 'T Q3-I .. R ffwdpst' l , , '1 , bln. L- I l i. Aboue: "To me they are not just girls, they are basketball players," Head Coach Truman this year. Left: A break in the game's action allows team members a chance to converse about strategy. Pete Hile said. Hile became the first male coach of a girls' basketbdll fedm Gf Sn Varsity succeeds under new coach Despite a coaching change, the Truman girls basket- ball team rolled to a successful 26-3 overall season. "They worked extremely hard, and their season proves it," Head Coach Pete Hile said. The team members are also happy with their season. "I'm really happy with the season we've had. Some- times we've had some tough breaks and lost, but we're just as good as any team we've played," senior Susie Lindsey said. "We've done what we set out to do, we won confer- ence and one tournament," senior Mendy Chandler replied. "We reached our goals, we went through some ups and downs as a team, but we progressed as the season went on," junior Sherri Miller said. Hile took over the team after the resignation of Carole Sapp, just two weeks before practice was to start. "I was kind of worried. Fortunately, I stayed around basketball enough and knew what to expect," Hile said. The members were also a little nervous about getting a new coach, but felt at ease once the season started. "lt was a different experience. We had to get used to a new personality and a new way of doing things, but after we got used to it, we just started to play," Mendy said. "We were glad that we got a new coach this year. At first it was a little scary. We did not know what he was like or how to act. But personality wise we get along great with Mr. Hile," Susie said. "We weren't sure how he would react. We had to get used to him, like he had to get used to us. The team personali- ties clicked with his, we could relate to him as a team," Sherri replied. Hile agrees that the change was difficult for both sides. "It was a difficult transition for them and me, but I think it was more difficult for them." The main goal of both Hile and team members was to win the conference. "We wanted to have some fun and we wanted to win conference outright. It had never been done before by a girls' basketball team at Truman," Hile said. The team won the conference with a 9-1 record, their only loss coming to Oak Park. "I was really happy for us, we worked hard. I thought we deserved it," senior Allison Witcher said. "It was an honor, but we had it before the regular fcontinued on page 1981 Girls' Basketball! 197 JUfwGvOB UXBVXOJ. Map X UXOO mods Jcqpmqo. .Jost -YMQQA. woou lol hw Jcfbm UD UVB coast, sfbood Jvctqjg LQ! UM QWMJQ Cyfcl ...-n.a.:.a-a...u.a- 1 - Q'UWJfi..'...,. wma so ffm Q sw when wwe Ufmbdl t3lcQpHOCL9..OgQ'l'xQCxAd, ' UVYik.A.4Sl JLJVBJK KJXO X 7g-QQD CJXQX WQXQQLILQ Qt YVXQPWXLUJJOXJ n e Jcdfbw-P Q fN1Q9 SOCIYLVY QSM . Qffsafsim New coach . . . Icontinuedfrom page 1971 season was over, it was neat to have the first uncontested conference title," senior Sandy Davies said. During the course of the year the team played in two tournaments. In the Fort Osage tournament they took first place and in the Truman tournament they took second. "We played well in the Fort Osage tournament and in the Truman tournament, but Central was a well rounded team," Mendy said. "We made a lot of mistakes in the Central game but overall we played a good tournament. We knew we had to play well in the Fort Osage tournament because Cindy was sick," senior Penny Waggener said. The only other loss came from Hickman Mills. "They played a good ball game. I felt it could of gone either way," Hile said. "Hickman Mills was a disappointing loss. We should of won, we had worked hard for itf' Mendy said. "We felt like we should of won. It was disappointing, we wanted the game," Penny said. Hile also became the first male coach of a girls' basket- ball team at Truman: "l think the male or female part doesn't affect it." The girls though, found it advantageous to have a male coach. "He seems to know what we need at that moment and he tries to get us up," Mendy said. "We like the man figure. He controls our season and how we play on the court, but off the court he doesn't get involved in our personal lives," Susie said. Hile says he 'doesn't think of them as girls, and team members agree that this is a goodlview to take: ' "There is a time for play and a time for work. We know what he expects of us. In practice he may run us, but he stresses the fact that it's worth itf' Susie said. Girls BasketbalV198 .79 L-3-Q.. 'H 5- I slr Above: An elated Mendy Chandler releases the tension of past games now that the pressure is finally off and state competition is ouer. Right: After months of tedious workouts the girls receiue the highest state honor possible. The new class 4-A State Champions show their joy with Coach Pete Hile. . kc if .. . . ,wr ,. . N' Girls' Basketball I l , .1 i "VN Far left: "I hope to receive a scholarship and continue to play at college," senior Penny Waggener, a three year Varsity Basketball team member, said. Left: Frequent tie-ups grant Truman a chance to regain offensive control. Sherri Miller stretches for the ball in hopes of tipping it to afellow team member. Below: A large lead presents Truman the option ofstalling while Mendy Chandler looksfor what will be the best pass. -tl 1-xv -1 5-rg A iy'W"", is iv L Y! .Ala il 9 dv Y ln ty, QM. Girls' BasketbalV199 . . .-mmtummm .r-I Girls' Basketball K Girls' Basketballl200 Above: Annette Antoniello sinks two from the top of the key. Right: Cheryl Wheeler uses a fast break to the Patriots advantage against Blue Springs. Lower right, front row: Kaye Kubli, Nancy Paulson, Cheryl Wheeler, Nikki Noland, Julie Smith. Back row: Becky Howard, Rhonda Greenfield, Jean Ann Ford, Annette Antoniello, Pam Wood. J.V. Scoreboard Center W North Kansas City L Hickman Mills L Raytown South L Blue Springs W Leels Summit W Kearney W Oak Park W Van Horn W Wm. Chrisman W Winnetonka W Raytown South W Blue Springs W Lee's Summit W Oak Park L Winnetonka W if . ,, Mg: rv.-.-1... wi K' .. .oral l JB Ll. I mu- V My ' ' af" f A N if 5. M bg, ff A QL 1,12 , . , , svsnfyffr. I .-- -, . al. .. ,,-. . ..., .......J ... V.--..ctu 'pressure of the opponent, Sophomo re 'watches for an open player. un ptuylff IS U19 GOIN!!! IO SIGTIU H18 Julie Smith remains composed as she Hard work, poise motivate success ' Junior Varsity attained a 12-4 season with hard work and a winning attitude. "They worked hard. The people from Bridger worked hard to maintain a winning attitude, and the girls from Palmer wanted to prove they could play basketball," assistant Coach Lyons said. "We had a lot of team spirit and we wanted to win. We tried to work as a whole, and to do our best for our potential," sophomore Nancy Paulson said. The team got off to a slow start by losing their first three games, but salvaged the season by concentrating on the rest. "We worked for an undefeated season, but after we lost our first game we worked on winning the rest," sopho- more Nikki Noland said. "I was pleasantly surprised, we lost the first three games, but then we won the rest," Lyons said. "We all tried to work for each other," Nikki said. "We worked good as a team on the court. We just worked well together," junior Rhonda Greenfield said. "After our three losses we started really working together as a team, and during practices," sophomore Kaye Kubli said. The Pats bounced back from their three losses to win their next twelve games. "We went uphill after our third lossg we reached our peak at the end of our season," sophomore Becky Howard said. "We worked even harder after our three losses, and it showed. We won all the rest of our games," Nikki replied. "Just the thought of being on the team was a good experience. I thought it was neat to be a part of such a good team," Rhonda said. "It was a good experience. I learned how to work as a team and a member," Kaye said. 'KI learned a lot about playing with guys' rules. All I've played before was with girls' rules," Nancy said. Most members are optimistic about next year's sea- son: "We had a good season, and next year it will be the same people. The junior highs had good seasons too," Nikki said. Girls' BasketbalV201 l X -1- Boys' Basketball 'L' X-Fm? ..-f 5'5" ' -v-raiuainngagn-V 1 'rv 1 MWF' 1 nu ll: Varsity Scoreboard Truman Raytown 65 67 North Kansas City 58 82 Raytown South 70 47 Lee's Summit 45 69 Blue Springs 72 63 Oak Park 68 66 Wm. Chrisman 54 51 f A ' Winnetonka 55 74 in , 4' ,i" K 'j-:S Grandview 48 74 -Columbia Hickman 60 62 Springfield Hillcrest 41 72 Raytown South 57 55 Blue Springs 98 83 Lee's Summit 45 53 Oak Park 47 71 Winnetonka 58 84 Truman Tourney 2nd M X I ,V L ? Wm. Jewell Tourney lst Q 551 i l V W N.K.C. Tourney 5th L '- lil -'li ' Q mt . District Tourney 2nd " nah ' my - 4. rnmfdl gf ,V ga L.. Boys' BasketbaIV202 Y ... 1 Malia Le... wif' w N Above: Concentration is essential as junior Tom Bodenstab anticipates the rebound from a free throw. Above left: During Christmas vacation, Truman defeated Chrisman and Blue Springs for first place in the William Jewell Tour- ney. Out of the three games against Blue Springs, this was the only win. Far left: Aggressiueness was the key in senior Rusty Case's good offensive play. Lower left: The announcement of the starting line-up allows encouragement from other players as team members psyche up in the last seconds before the jump ball. Below: Going up for a basket, junior Tom Bodenstab tries for two points against Blue Springs. fell Y., .. ,,r, Hopes for playoffs slowly deteriorate An overall well balanced team seemed to be Truman's key to a successful 18-9 season. "We didn't really have one player who carried us through the season. lt was really five kids scoring about the same amount of points and giving us about all we could have asked of them. We had four players averaging in double fig- ures and I think balance was our strongest point," Head Coach Rex Stephens said. The Patriots had just two returning seniors on the team, Jerry Spratt and Rusty Case, but Stephens felt that inexperience did not play a major role during the season: "The first couple of games we were kind of inconsist- ent, but as the year wore on the kids started gaining some confidence. After winning the Jewell tournament we started playing better. And I don't think the juniors on the team were really that inexperienced," Stephens said. The four who averaged in double figures were all jun- iors, led by Curtis Nelson who averaged 15 points a game and finished eleventh among area scorers. Tom Bodenstab, Mark Hafner and Brad Bond all averaged between 10 and 15 points a game. Seniors Case and Spratt rounded off the team with Case's ability to quarterback the offense and Spratt's tough defense up the middle. Case said he felt like the season was successful, but thought the team could have done better: "I thought we could of won some more games. We messed up and didn't play as well as we could have in some of the games, especially in the game against North Kansas Cityg we really blew that one. lt was great to beat Blue Springs in the William Jewell Tournament and beating Chrisman is always great. This year's record was pretty good and the team ought to be pretty good next year with all of the juniors returning. They gained a lot of valuable experience which should help them," Case said. The highlight of the season was taking first place at William Jewell over the Christmas holiday. Truman defeated Chrisman in the semi-finals and then knocked off the favored Blue Springs in a close one, 53-52. Hafner drilled both ends of a one-and-one situation with just five seconds remaining to give the victory to the Pats, Spratt was named to the All-Tourney team. Truman's record going into the new year was 8-2 and the possibility of gaining a conference title was there. Howev- er, perennial power Raytown South knocked Truman off Icontinued on page 2042 Boys' BasketbalV203 Playoff hopes . . . fcontinued from page 2031 twice while Blue Springs also beat Truman twice. The Wild- cats went on to beat South and win the conference. Truman's quest for a State playoff berth almost fol- lowed in same fashion as the Jewell Tournament with the Pats defeating Chrisman in the semi-finals of the District Tourna- ment and facing host Blue Springs in the final, but the Wild- cats maintained the edge and ended Truman's season with a 74-55 loss. "I thought we played very well against Chrisman and I think there were some things we could have done which would have enabled us to beat Blue Springs. We beat them once and were capable of doing it again. I think finishing 18-9 shows we had a good year. Five of our nine losses were to South and Blue Springs. Those two teams were ranked in the top ten in the state. We've got a good ball club and we're looking forward to next year and I believe we are one of the top ten or 12 teams in the metropolitan area," Stephens said. ' Aggressive players want to win and the fact Truman did 'not go to State is present in l'Iafner's thoughts of the season: "I'm pretty satisfied with the season. I just wish we could have gone to State. Maybe next year we will. I think we'll be pretty good. Beating Blue Springs and Chrisman made me feel pretty good and I ,think we all felt we lost a couple of games which we shouldn't have, but that's the way it goes." "You,re always disappointed not to win, but on any given night anything could happen. Just the same that you lose some you shouldnit have lost, I think we might have won one or two that maybe we shouldnit have won, either. So it can really go either way," Stephens said. "I think this year was basically a learning year." Nelson, the team's leading scorer, sums up the season. "We had our ups and downs like any other team. I think we were one of the best teams around and I thinks we could have beat every team we played. Next year we ought to be really good and I'm going to set a goal to score more points. "Hopefully next year we can win most of our games and go for it all in the State Tournament." Boys Basketballf204 II II I II ii i 1 I II I sl 'I I I .JI II IL ,,.'-f' I ' rw! l Aboue: Being able to penetrate a defense is the key to scoring. Senior Jerry Spratt works his player inside and Iooksfor a good pass or a scoring opportuni- ty. ' l I .. ,-I' f I 1 :Q ,, ' l l 3 " Boys' Basketball Uk .waisrf il-1 205 K 1 I -'mu 1 V . ,- ll X"5 1 l X Q fran ., Q 2 'B l,,-- ""' "gg-'E' 'K N V ---f f-" ' H- ' ' ' L' ""M""" T Il Z! l Above left: Curtis Nelson and Mark Hafner i use afull court press to down the Chrisman B 44-41 'n the William Jewell Tourney. ears I Above, front row: Robert Taylor Imanag- l erl, Andy Williams, Rusty Case, Dauid Elliott, - . 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"We played good as a team, Bertoldie is a great coach and everyone had a winning attitude," junior Jeff Howe said describing the success of the past season. Lack of individually outstanding players on the J.V. team was made up for in the unification and togetherness of the team. "The other teams had more talent, but we played harder and together better," Andy said. Coach Forrest Bertoldie added, "We had a lot of dif- ferent people who contributed." Andy also said because of less talent, Coach Bertoldie worked the boys harder in practices. "When we go to practice, we know it will be a good practice," Jeff said. "Basketball is a game where you have to have addi- tional motivation. It's needed to do more painful work," Ber- toldie said. One area that greatly benefitted from constant atten- tion was defense. "We had really good defense, our zone was really good," said junior Jim Pollard. "We worked hard on defense," sophomore Gary Mc- Culley said. "We worked hard on everything." Height was definitely not a problem for the Patriots. "Our size helped. We had big guys," junior Kent Spiers said. "We had some good players and experience from last year," he added. Truman suffered its first loss from William Chrisman in the seventh game. "They played and shot really good that game. Toward the end of the game we didn't shoot good and got into foul trouble," Andy said. Kent added, "We should have done better. There was one or two games we should have won." One of those games was Oak Park. "When we lost against Oak Park it was away. After the long bus ride we weren't very loose, plus we took the team too lightly. They played harder than we did," Jeff recalled. J.V.'s leading scorer and rebounder, Gary lVlcCulley highlighted the season by winning the game at Ray South by hitting a shot in the last second of the game. The Patriots had a 9-1 Conference record to tie with Ray South for first. "Our winning didnlt just happen, we worked for it and we had the best team in the Conference," Gary said. we aaa .tim cgrovv- sw df ood JLLCQJJQ cctcuooclb M591 QQ T ,vi Far right: Junior Jim Pollard searches for an open man against Raytown. Truman was successful in downing the Blue Jays 4339. Above: Junior Andy Williams takes advantage of the opportunity to score two more. Below: Com- munication between players and coach Forest Bertoldie is crucial in close games. Right: "Everyone contributed in dU'ferent ways to put together a really good season," junior Kent Spiers said. Top right: front row: Andy Williams, Bob Morris, Brad Lyon, David Elliott, Kent Spiers. Back row: Jim Pollard, Tim Skoch, Rick Waggener, Gary McCulley, Mark Huelse, Danny Bean. Calc Qbwkkffa Um T l X A j ' i CUM rws QCLH WOMWU wcrnwbndwc 51552-QEQLIO wifi' Boys' Basketball 'x iuvw- X..-JI I ft A W 4' J.V. Scoreboard Truman Northeast 26 61 Raytown 39 43 Fort Osage 34 71 Wm. Chrisman 57 43 North Kansas City 36 78 Raytown South 69 44 Lee's Summit 42 54 Blue Springs 53 68 Oak Park 38 47 Wm. Chrisman 38 44 Winnetonka 45 48 Grandview 62 56 Wm. Chrisman 62 76 Raytown South 46 48 Blue Springs 54 76 Lee's Summit 46 48 Oak Park 58 65 Winnetonka 48 61 Boys' BasketbalV207 "' x ' ' "'0sat1:FltQiL2' ' " Teamwork spurs victorious season As expected, the sophomore basketball team did well this year with a 16-3 record. They also finished second at the Oak Park Invitational Tournament. The boys only lost three games this year. They lost to Oak Park, Raytown South and Raytown. "We screwed up on a couple of games this year, but overall I think that we did a good job considering the amount of gym time we got," sophomore Zach Zuber said. "They run so many programs at the same time in this school that sometimes there is not a gym available and we simply didn't get to practice," Coach Bob Tonnies said. When the boys had time to practice, practice they did, and as a team. "Neither of the teams were very good last year. I think that Coach Tonnies made us work harder than any of the other teams at this school. We had more discipline and had to hustle," sophomore Kevin Whitmore said. "Team effort is important because we couldn't have gotten where we are if it wasn't for the whole team. The whole team did get along with a really good coach that helped us through the year," sophomore Jerry Wynn said. "I think that Tonnies is great because he really helped by teaching us. He knows what he is doing and he knows basketball really well," Jerry continued. Coach Tonnies said that he feels that it was the kids who made the season good. "This team didn't have any real superstars. It was just a lot of kids who rotated around. I think the kids on this team were better competitors, they knew they had to compete and this was a key to our success. I feel really good about the team. It's probably one of the best, if not the best, sophomore seasons ever at Truman." Boys Basketballl208A if -,fi.,wk'3"i , :4W?U',. K ""4Kf. rd Below: Coach Tonnies describes the win over Raytown South as "the highlight of the year." Above: The sophomores experience tournament competition at Oak Park where they took 2nd place. Both coaches and players said they felt satisfied at their overall record. Right: "They had the best record of any sopho- more team. Its something they can be proud of," Coach Tonnies said. hi ,fa ,wb-'I 534 Q 14 .ugh Aboue front row Jamie Walker Mark Foudree, Jim Shultz Keum Whitmore Jerry Wynn. Back row: Keith Enfield Steue Bailey RogerLady Dennis Bruner, Zach Zuber Jeff Porter Joe Houston Left: The coaches designed the sixth hour PE program to help develop stronger future teams. Sophomore Scoreboard Truman Oak Park 47 57 Ruskin 32 46 Blue Springs . 39 49 Raytown 31 53 Grandview 34 53 Raytown South 48 46 Lee's Summit 40 78 William Chrisman 45 61 North Kansas City 35 70 Oak Park 51 63 Blue Springs 28 58 Raytown 32 24 Raytown South 54 57 Chrisman 42 44 Center 34 50 Hickman Mills 42 65 ,. Northtown 52 66 L--5 g Grandview 51 64 Liberty 58 54 5 V 'fb Boys' Basketball!209 Boys' Basketball l- ' ---aramid:-nn.:,.:' - A" Poor attendance urges cancellation The casual attitude of students seems to have invaded almost every aspect of school - including the social life. Because of a lack of attendance at previous dances, the Courtwarming Dance was canceled, breaking a tradition set years ago. Student Council President Peter Hedlin explained that Student Council did not want to risk losing money on the dance, so they offered it to Pep Club instead. However, Pep Club also declined the invitation to sponsor the dance. "We felt like if Student Council didn't want it, it probably wasn't going to go over too well," Paula Mitchell, vice-president of Pep Club, said. "Obviously, they felt it wasn't going to work or they wouldn't have offered it to us." But, Pep Club did take responsibility for the formal ceremonies at the Truman-Raytown South game. Senior Susie Lindsey was crowned Winter Sports Queen and her court consisted of seniors Teresa McMahon and Cindy Kluska, junior Sue Johnson and sophomore Jean Ann Ford. Susie felt that canceling the dance and keeping the ceremony simple was a good idea. "For one thing, I liked it better because it was lots more practical. Also, it was good because it was lots more relaxed. I think people were kind of relieved. I think there are some people who would go to the dance just to support the school but really not enjoy it, so it's not really fair to themf' Paula agreed that keeping everything simple was the best answer. And, she went on to say she believes this "casual" attitude students seem to have, would have made any other Courtwarming plans almost impossible. "I asked people what they thought of Courtwarming and I think mostly people didn't care one way or the'other," she concluded. "I really don't think anyone would have cared that much if we didn't have any of it, and it's just too bad it's like that." Courtwarming!!! 10 .A w t T 9 m 1 X way,--u""""" 'S I- I I J "'9,f4..,g .139 rr' , f . X3 ,fri K . I ' f uf. v I cfs- , . ,,,5v3f5,'x ,, 'x 5.grg:r,2,s..1J' - ... .. if-' 9 Above: Susie Lindsey reigns ouer her court with all smiles. Right: Susie's court includes senior attendants Teresa McMahon and Cindy Kluska, Susie, junior Sue Johnson and sophomore Jean Ann Ford. Above right: Senior attendants Cindy Kluska and Teresa McMahon. Above, far right: Junior attendants Sue Johnson and sophomore attendant Jean Ann Ford. 4 Q,-, H -5 Q . nl 1 F 4 . Qt, ,,r1 'Q I ' 4 -' 'I tin!! F544 Q , LV 5? . nu sf: Zi Z4 1 I 52 E2 is T1 W .V Ml 5 L: l I 575. s Q 'Q' I 4 'jd ,.A . 1 4 - 5 :rt or its U6 ,cf ' -lrhfxdiwltatiug, ' Too much apathy hmders activities Pep Club participation was at an all-time low this year because of student apathy and lack of school spirit. The amount of school spirit is just not there any- more," sponsor Jane Holliway said. The days when Pep Club was a big deal and people joined to support their team became a thing of the past: The girls just work for the points and not for the spirit," Holliway said. And this lack of participation bothered some people: I realize Pep Club isn t their life senior Tommi Likely said "but it's nice to have girls interested. lfeel like Wheresthe loyalty? I-lolliway said. Why do they join if they don't care? However in the beginning many people did care but I didnt have time for it sophomore Jill Coldsnow said. "Many people had more things they wanted to do. They fitted school around their jobs and Pep Club around school," Holliway said. Another problem was that many joined Pep Club as a stepping stone to other activities: I joined so I could try out for drill team sophomore Sue I-Iallford said. I guess the thing that got them to join was the point system and trying out for something," Holliway said. Why all these problems with apathy? We don t take buses to away games Sue said And it's not worth anybody's effort to drive. The points are the biggest hassle senior Johnna .Meyer said. People not yelling is also a problem. School spirit as a whole isnt what it used to be Holliway added. What will happen next year is still an unanswered question. I think there will need to be a lot of changes and stricter rules," president Susan Young said. 4.-f . 5 is Q I I I .. Xl cz fp. - l X H 7 D , n 5, I il C ! 7 D! U 7 N , ended up quitting: ' U l ll , 37 KS H U ! U U 7 H H 7 3 U K Y! N , H 4' K 7 73 ! KK 2 However the outlook for the future seems grim to some. "I think it will get less and less popular," Susan said. In the end, those who stuck it out the whole year in Pep Club agreed it was up to the individual to make it work. "I'd say it was fun," Sue said, "but you had to work at it " Top: Cheerleaders and football players build a pyramid and also team support. Middle: Winning or losing, Pep Club supports the team with yells of encour- agement. Above: Banners display Pep Club enthusiasm when they salute the football players as they march onto the field. r v' vb.:-'P' A xr- Pep Club Left bottom and left: Even though fan enthusiasm and Pep Club attendance dropped at away games and girls' games, cheerleaders and Starsteppers filled in to spark Truman teams to victory. Below: Cheers boost the morale of the team play- ers and evoke enthusiasm in the fans. Bottom: The mascot, the Patriot, attends most of the games, cheers with the Pep Club, and promotes spirit. This year's mascot was Lori Slay- baugh. 151 'ixlM'li 1 JK i Pep Clubf213 l-Starsteppers - . .-X::am...m.'x.: Q" .A Below: Front row: Pat Duchene lcaptainj, Laur- ie Groue lco-captainl. Second row: Deanna Johnson llieutenantj, Angie Zimmerman llieuten- antl, Kathy Markham llieutenantj, Pam Jordan ltreasurerj. Third row: Karla Lauis, Pennie Sue Langton, Johnna Meyer, Katie Waterhouse, Don- na Dinsmore. Fourth row: Stacey Ferree, Kim Lauis, Michelle Wright, Angie Comstock, Julie Lu- cas. Back row: Michelle Blankenship, Michelle McQuin, Kim Smith, Tracy Reed, Ginna Mayden, Jenny Blessman. Above: Cheering on a team, the Starsteppers add enthusiasm to Pep Club and the surrounding crowd. Participation in Pep Club is a requirement for Starsteppers. Right: Good per- formances at games are the result of daily practice and hard work. Constant rehearsal helps give their routines harmony and a professional ap- pearance. ' Starsteppers!214 we.-if -,I I -. ,. . N I Drill team adapts to more members Unlike past years, the Truman Starsteppers have had to face a boost in size and the advantages and disadvantages which accompanied this change. f'At first I was scared we wouldn't be able to get enough uniforms, props and other equipment for the extra girls in time for campf' senior captain Pat Duchene said, "but luckily we were able to track down some old members." Finally, after making it to camp intact, the squad had to be separated on different floors of the dormitory: "There wasn't any way of getting around it," sponsor Sheri Adams said, ubecause there were so many of us." "It made it a little bit hard," senior officer Christy Hard- wick said. "You didnit know what was going on at times." However, this did not hinder any kind of team spirit: "Without all the spirit and the faith we had in ourselves and one another we could have never won Outstanding Drill Team," Pat said. "I think we were one in spirit and one in purpose," senior Pennie Langton said. One week later the five officers won Outstanding Officer Line and received a perfect score of 100 at Officers camp: "I had no idea we could work so well together," Kathy Markham, senior officer, said. "It was a good feeling to know all that work would come to a perfect score." Yet, the cost of activities such as camp increased because of more girls and higher prices: "It was an extra burden because you couldn't always do the things you wanted to do because they cost so muchf' junior Kim Davis said. Although busy with money-making projects like selling buttons, Halloween candy bags, tupperware, and shampoo, and holding car washes and clinics, they participated in outside performances not directly related to school: "We had the opportunity to perform at a variety of places each different because at some we competed and some we were there for exhibition," Pat said. Some of these performances included a Chief's game, Halloween Parade, a Booster Club meeting, Bridger-Palmer game, NAIA basketball tournament and a special invitation from the Blue Springs Drill Team to perform at one of their home basketball games. "You want to get recognized as the best because you strive for that and because you can always do better," senior Johnna Meyer said. "So it was quite an honor for another drill team to ask us to perform for their home audience." rA,J "Q Working for long periods of time without a break if became second nature for the squad even after tryouts were 4' over and new slots were filled. V' "Our annual fashion show came about a month after 4' the new members were picked so we fseniorsl were still in the :u picture until after the show," Pat said. I "It was something we fjuniorsl looked forward to doing with the old members," Kim said. StarsteppersX215 Q 3 .QR --nu:-maids:-az...Lrv -1-' Holliway's interest earns girls' praise I A concern for school spirit and a willingness to get involved was the reason Jane Holliway decided to become cheerleader sponsor. "I'm always concerned about school spirit, and I think the cheerleaders are a good example of the kind of school spirit we need," Holliway said. The cheerleaders also saw I-Iolliway's concern and felt she did her best to get everyone involved. "She's concerned about school spirit, and she wants to bring it out of the students," Laurie Pierpoint, Blue Squad captain, said. "She really cares and tries hard to bring about school spirit," Debi Weld, White Squad member, replied. After the resignation of Mrs. Bruch, Holliway was asked to take over as the new sponsor. "When Mr. Brown was looking for a sponsor, I told him I'd be happy to do it because I was already Pep Club sponsor and it would be a lot less trouble for me if I could be both," Holliway said. Tracie Linville, Blue Squad member, and Kim Downey, Red Squad member, agree that it is advantageous for Holli- way to sponsor both groups. ' "I think it brings the whole group closer together,', Tracie said. "It makes us feel closer together with each other, and she takes a closer interest,'l Kim replied. Since Holliway became the sponsor, money-making projects continued as usual. "We had a car wash this year, but we didn't make too much. We just aren't too organized," Andrea Rodak, White Squad member, said. "We held a raffle this year, and we made a lot of mo- ney, we were happy with our efforts," Tracy replied. "We sold candy bars,,and we had a couple of car washes," Kim replied. Holliway was impressed with the responsibility the cheerleaders took on in the money-making projects. "The girls are so responsible, they work hard and take full responsibilityf' Holliway said. Then she added, K'Only the Blue Squad forgot I was supposed to win the hamf' This year the cheerleaders and Holliway are trying to get boys involved as yell leaders. f'Miss Holliday is trying to get Mr. Brown in helping us get boys and she is helping us look for them," Laurie said. "I think they will help us out a lot," Tracie added. Holliway was also concerned with the recognition of the cheerleaders. "I don't think many people realize how hard they work, I think they should get some recognition," Holliway said. The cheerleaders, though, were happy with the recog- nition they get from Holliway. "At the beginning of the year she sent us flowers and on Christmas she sent us Christmas cards, I think it helps get our spirit up," Andrea replied. "She gives us so much support and she stands behind us and our ideas," Laurie said. ' "She cares about me and our activities, and she is so easy to work with," Debi replied. CheerIeadersf216 Lim., ,L Above: Tracie Linuille uses her three years ex- perience to perfect the skills necessary to a uar- sity cheerleader. Right: Pep Club, Starsteppers and cheerleaders combine forces to cheer the team to victory. X S- . L X. Vg. . Q, J Tracy Horn Cynthia McHenry V - h 'ob as being a diverse Above: Ms. Holliway, cheerleading sponsor, defines ery one: "l'm to make sure they get to the games and make sure they know wh-a't's T ' h A "S a ndmon Shelli wamenbmck Tracie Linville Tommi Likely expected of them." Left: Patience and skill make up some of the qualities needed by cheerleaders to keep unU'ormity in their actions. Tommi Likely partie- ' 4 ' ' Laurie Pierpomt, Captain 'K ipotes at a uarsity football game. Cheerleadersf217 Cheerleaders -- .1-A-un-salnnaung gs" - --- Cheerleaders Far right: Cheerleaders must exhibit forceful cheers while keeping a close eye on the game's action. Right: Cheerleaders add the hometown touch to the gym for President Jimmy Carter's visit with welcoming pos- ters. Above: Hours of practice are finally rewarded as Debbi Weld receives an opportunity to cheer at a varsity football game. 'fiv- 2152 .ceo f ' Kristi Howard Kim Downey Robin Preston Tracy Fletcher Captain, Red Squad Red Squad Red Squad Red Squad Above: Sophomore Jodi Webber, cheering at a volleyball game, explains that being a cheerleader isn't thejoy many people think: "A lot ofpeople, even U' they don't know you, consider you stuck-up. One of the main purposes of being a cheerleader is showing them you're not." Right: The limited number of school pep assemblies brings discouraged feelings to some cheerleaders, as well as students. "Assemblies promote a lot more school spirit! lt makes the team feel confident and aware that we are cheering and rooting for them to win," sopho- more Robin Preston, red squad cheerleader, said. Cheerleaders!218 Xuan .. Q , 1 5 E43 9. is.. 'F 1. I s i Q,- Q I . 1 Lisa Kehring Angela Danzo Red Squad Red Squad i, 5 i - I rs Pri Pr rf I -F , I , ii ii? ffl Q l in ,l l -vs ,Ak ,mx 4 -Lg' Jodi Webber Red Squad Kellie Smith White Squad Debbi Weld White Squad Threasa McDaniel White Squad Lisa Sandage White Squad if if if 0 Q.-QQ but Ji, M Andrea Rodak Captain, White Squad s l Despite heat spell, girls earn awards One-hundred-degree temperature plagued the five-day ICF summer camp attended by Truman's three cheerleading squads during July 9 through 14. "We had to practice in the middle of a hot football field and there were not trees," junior Shelli Wahrenbrock said. "We had no nice practice facilities," sophomore Lisa Sandage added. For the first time the girls switched from a National Cheerleading Association Camp CNCAI to an International Cheerleading Foundation KICFJ Camp. "We were curious about the different types of camps," senior Laurie Pierpoint said. "It fthe campj was at K-Statef' senior Tracie Linville said. "We had a chance to be on a major college campus." Other reasons for the change included better recrea- tional facilities, and publicity received by ICF from the college cheerleading competition covered on national television. Cheerleaders' reactions to the change were both posi- tive and negative: "The ribbons given out said exactly what looked good at evaluation, so we knew exactly what we needed to work on," Laurie said. "Everything was close together," junior Cynthia Mc- Henry said. "We didn't have to run all over campus." But, all the girls agreed the bad points outweighed the good and said they did not plan on returning next summer. Tracie commented, "There weren't enough instructors for the amount of girls at the camp. And they were so much stricter." "We didn't have near enough practice time. We had a lot more time to relax at NCA," sophomore Jody Webber added. "NCA had better cheers and taught us more," Andrea Rodak concluded. Cheerleadersf219 5011 E WW X XL?--ff Ei Xl220 FC . 1 .ix I I F ' 1 a I 1 - - fl - - , - , V --YY ,W n, V , A 1 1:41 -V I I . it 1 Teenagers face tomorrow with ma'or decision by Lisa Linhardt oday's teenagers suddenly shift to young adults when they come to life-time decisions. ' One major decision is what to do after graduation. Some marry and go to work, choosing not to continue their education because the basic classes are stressful and unenjoyable: "I don't know. Maybe I feel pressured in them. I feel like I really have to get it done. I just feel extra pressure," senior Patricia Bruner said of her dislike of classes such as English and social studies. Others continue their education by going to college or a vocational school. In a survey taken of Truman students, out of 1,261 surveys returned: 815 indicated they plan to go to college after they graduate, 108 planto train for a job in a vocational school, 218 plan to work, ten are entering the armed forces and 110 are undecided. The survey implies the trend is for more high school graduates to go to college than vocational schools. Some students think otherwise: "I think more people are going to vocational schools. I think there are more jobs vocational schools can offer than colleges can," junior Robert Adams said. "I think it is really half and half. More people might be going to vocational schools because of the money situation," senior Lynnette Jenson said. Tuitions for a college and a vocational school could be close, depending on what school and how many years a student plans to attend. For the Automotive Technology course at Bailey Technical School, the tuition is 33.16 an hour with no financial assistance. For example, 195 days of the six-hour technology course would cost 33,697.20 For Longview Community College the tuition is S15 a credit hour for in the district, S22 a credit hour for out of district and S38 a credit hour for out of state. For University of Missouri-Kansas City the tuition is S802 a year or 334.10 a credit hour. These are the tuition costs for 1979-80. Counselor Sheila Pool believes students are becoming more aware of the vocational skills now than ever before: "I think, from a counseling standpoint and from the general population, people are becoming more aware of vocational skills. Before, it was' go to college or get married. There wasn't the awareness of what's out there. Now counselors and schools are introducing career awareness programs, career centers and making the information more available to the students." V Area high schools send students to the Joe Herndon Area Vocational Technical School in Raytown, and this year the school has more students than usual: 0 !'We have, this year, our highest enrollment we've had in the seven previous years of operation. I think this may be an indication of the growing importance of occupational skill training in the minds of young people as they go through a high school program, if it's available to them. And I think more and more of them are going to take advantage of it and use it," Ron Youngs, counselor-placement for the Vo-Tech school, explained. Youngs also said there is beginning to be more of an opportunity for vocational students: "In many occupations today, the money rewards are as great for someone with specific skill training, in that occupation, as would be the value of a four-year degree, out of a college or university." index i i i 4 i i V i 5 5 i 5 r I :i i s i F i. V 5, ig 'Q I7 v lin. E Sim grim.: E' I F 4 1 i A Adams, Kelly: French Club, Quill and Scroll, Science Club, "Heritage" Staff iCurriculum Editorl. Alcox, Tom: NHS. Alfano, Richard: Soph., J .V. Basketball, Spanish Club, Spanish Honor Society. Ali, Intez: Chess Club. Amberson, Joe: Soph. Football, J.V., Varsity Track fManagerJ, Pat Revue, Men's Choir, Library Aide. Andersen, Terry: J.V., Varsity Baseball, Letterman's Club, Quill and Scroll KPresi- dentj, Pat Revue, Men's Choir, Junior Prom fPreparationJ, "Spirit" Staff fSports Editorj. Anderson, Julie: Pep Club, Pat Revue, Girls' Glee, Counselor Aide. Angotti, Kathy: NFL, Girls' Glee, De- bate, Pat Revue. B Bacus, Robert: Chess Club, "Mame," Orchestra, J .V., Varsity Band, Pep Band. Bailey, LuAnn: SAE. Baker, Jacqueline: FCA, Office Aide. senior directoryf222 Barnes, Susan: Pep Club CTreasurerJ. Barreto, Vince: NFL, JETS. Batterton, Vicki: NHS, Tickers, SCAT fLeaderJ, LAS 1EditorJ, Science Club fSec- retaryi, SAE fPresidentJ, Spanish Club, Spanish Honor Society, Library Aide, "Image" Staff fEditorJ. Beaver, Melissa: "Mama," "Carnival," Orchestra. Beck, Melissa: FCA, Tickers, Pep Club, BBG. Beebe, Cindy: Concert Choir. Bellville: SOO, Pat Revue, Girls' Choir, Library Aide, Good Citizenship Award. Belvin, Sandy: SOO. Bennett, Phil: J .V., Varsity Wrestling fFourth and Second in Districtb, J .V. Base- ball, NHS fPresidentJ, FCA, Presidents' Club fSecretaryJ, Tri-M, JETS, AFS, Let- termen's Club, Science Club, Concert Club, Varsity Band CPresident and Drum Majorj, Who's Who Junior, National Merit Letter of Commendation. Bisges, Don: J .V. Baseball. Bishop, John: Pat Revue, Men's Choir, Concert Choir, Office Aide. Black, Denise: Tri-M, SCAT, Spanish Honor Society, Pat Revue, Trutones fPresidentJ, Concert Choir, Office Aide. Blackwell, Brian: DECA, Men's Choir. Blount, Phil: J.V., Varsity Track, FCA, Tri-M, NFL, "Mama," "Carnival," Pat Re- vue, Orchestra, Trutones, Concert Choir, Varsity Band, Pep Band, Heritage Dance iJunior Attendantj. Bohanon, Angie: Varsity Track lThird in Districth, Girls' Cross Country, FCA, StuCo fRepresentativeJ, Tickers fPresi- dentl, Pep Club, Lettermen's Club, LAS, BBG, "Spirit" Staff fSports Staffi. Bokorovits, Sheila: StuCo fRepresenta- tivej, Thespians CSecretary and Treasur- erj, NFL iLibrarianJ, SOO, "Mama," "Car- nival," "The Desperate Hours," "See How They Run," "On Monday Next," "The Miracle Worker," Debate, Library Aide. Booker, Donna: DECA, Girls' Glee. Boone, Terry: Men's Choir. Bonadonna, RoseAnne: Varsity Diving, Football Statistics, StuCo fRepresenta- tivej, Pep Club, Lettermen's Club, Quill and Scroll, BBG, "Heritage" Staff fCur- riculum Editori, Cheerleader iRed and White Squadsl. Bone, Angela: Volleyball Manager, FCA, Interact fParliamentarianJ, Wrestlerettes iCaptainJ, French Club. Boyd, Paul: J.V., Varsity Swimming. at :: , , Braley, Colin: Baseball Manager, "Mr. Roberts," Pat Revue, Men's Choir, Con- cert Choir, Powder Puff King Attendant, "Heritage" Staff fPhotographerl, "Spirit" Staff QPhotographerJ. Briggs, Robert: DECA iPresidentJ. Brown, Kathy: J.V., Varsity Track, J .V. Basketball, NHS, "Mame," Pat Revue, Trutones, Concert Choir, Varsity Band. Bruner, Patricia: Orchestra, J .V., Varsi- ty Band, Office Aide. Buckley, Brenda: NHS, Thespians, Pres- idents Club, Tri-M tPresidentJ, Quill and Scroll, LAS, Science Club, "Mame," "Car- nival," "The Desperate Hours," Pat Re- vue, Trutones, Concert Choir, Varsity Band, Stage Band, "Spirit" Staff fDepth Editorl, "Image" Staff. Bucko, Victor: JETS. Burnett, Scott: Soph., J .V., Varsity Foot- ball CSecond Team All-Conference and First Team All-Areal, Soph. Football iCap- tainj, StuCo fRepresentativeJ, "Mr. Rob- erts," Heritage Dance Soph. and Senior Attendant, Cheerleader tMale Varsity Squadl. Burris, Chuck: Science Club, Chess Club. Burton, Anita: SOO, J.V. Band. Butcher, Cheryl: SOO. Butcher, Lisa: Pat Revue, Girls' Choir, Concert Choir. C Campbell, Roger: Heritage Dance King, Junior Prom Committee. Carpenter, Doug: Soph., J.V., Varsity Football, J.V. Track, NHS, Who's Who Junior. Carr, Steve: J.V. Tennis, NHS, StuCo fRepresentativeJ, JETS, Quill and Scroll, Varsity Band, "Heritage" Staff fHead Pho- tographerj, Who's Who Senior. Carter, Glenn: NHS, JETS, Spanish Honor Society. Cartwright, Becky: DECA. Case, Rusty: Soph., J.V., Varsity Foot- ball fAll-Conference and All-Areaj, J.V., Varsity Basketball tCaptainJ, Varsity Base- ball CAll-Conference and All-Areal, Who's Who Senior. ' Caviness, Charlotte: Thespians, "Mame," "Carnival," "The Desperate Hours," "See How They Run," "On Mon- day Next," "The Miracle Worker," One Act Plays, "Mr. Roberts." Chadwick, Karen: Thespians, NFL, Girls' Glee, "The Miracle Worker," "Mr. Roberts" fProps Chairmanlj, Pat Revue, Girls' Choir. Chandler, Mendy: J.V., Varsity Basket- ball fCaptainJ, Varsity Softball fHonorable Mentionl, J.V., Varsity Volleyball, StuCo, Lettermen's Club.. Chapman, Kelly: J .V. Swimming, NAHS, Wrestlerettes. - Childers, Judy: Pat Revue, Concert Choir. Clark, Michele: Home Economics Club, Pat Revue, Girls' Choir, Varsity Band, J.V. Band. Cline, Esther: StuCo fRepresentativeJ, Pat Revue, Girls' Glee. Clothier, David: "Mr, Roberts," Pat Re- vue, Trutones, Concert Choir, Varsity Band, Pep Band, Stage Band, Show Band. Cokingtin, Cliff: J .V. Tennis tFirst Place Doubles Championl, Varsity Tennis, NHS, Interact, StuCo fRepresentativeJ, Quill and Scroll, Spanish Honor Society, "Spirit" Staff lEditor-In-Chiefl, Outstand- ing Senior, Who's Who Senior tAcadem- icsl. Coleman, Charles: Soph. Football, Var- sity Wrestling fFirst Team District, All-Ar- ea, First Team All Metro K.C., First Team Conferencej, J .V. Baseball, FCA, StuCo fRepresentativeJ, French Club, Letter- men's Club, Pat Revue, Men's Choir, Homecoming Soph. Attendant, Sopho- more Class President, Who's Who Junior. Comino, Liz: J .V. Basketball, Varsity Softball fFirst Team All-Conferencel, J .V. Volleyball, Varsity Volleyball tFirst Teaml, Spanish Honor Society. Conde, Pepin: NHS, NAHS, Quill and Scroll, "Heritage" Staff fEditor-In-Chiefj, "Spirit" Staff iCartoonistJ. Conrick, Steve: Junior Prom Commit- tee. Cordes, David: Soph., J .V., Varsity Foot- ball, Varsity Track, Soph., J.V. Basket- ball, Lettermen's Club. Cox, Felicia: FCA, StuCo tRepresenta- tivej, LAS, "Mame," "Carnival," Pat Re- vue, Treble Twelve fPresidentJ, Orches- tra, Girls' Choir, Concert Choir. Cox, Susan: J .V. Basketball, Varsity Soft- ball, J.V., Varsity Volleyball, "Heritage' Staff fSports Co-Editorl. 1 Crager, Amy: StuCo fRepresentativeJ, Thespians, French Club, LAS, Science Club, Chess Club, "Mame," "The Miracle Worker," One Act Plays, "Mr, Roberts," "Image" Staff. Crow, Page: StuCo tRepresentativeJ, Thespians, NFL, JETS, "Carnival," "The Desperate Hours," "See How They Run," "The Miracle Worker," One Act Plays, "Mr. Roberts," Concert Choir, Pat Revue, Office Aide. Cummins, Dana: Thespians, Tri-M, French Club, AFS fVice-Presidentl, Pat Revue, French Honor Society, Girls' Glee tAccompanistJ, Men's Choir fAccompa- nistl, Trutones, Concert Choir tAll Dis- trict Choirl. D Daniel, Brian: J.V. Baseball. Dempsey, Nancy: Orchestra, J.V., Var- sity Band, "Heritage" Staff fSports Co-Ed- itorl. DeSeIms, Sherri: NHS, "Mr. Roberts," Pat Revue, Concert Choir. Deters, Jean: LAS, Pat Revue, Girls' Choir, Good Citizenship Award. Dietrich, Steve: Pat Revue, Concert Choir. Dinsmore, Donna: Baseball Scorekeep- er, FCA, Interact fSecretaryfTreasurerJ, StuCo tRepresentativeD, Presidents Club, Pep Club, Wrestlerettes CCaptainJ, BBG, Junior Prom iQueen's Ar'eaJ, Starstep- pers. Donovan, Colleen: LAS. Dorsey, Grant: StuCo fRepresentativeJ, DECA, Mr. School Spirit, Cheerleader fMale Yell Leaderl. Dowell, Licia: SOO. Dowell, Lynne: Thespians, Science Club, "Mame," "Carnival," "The Desperate Hours," "The Miracle Worker," "Imagi- nary Invalid," One Act Plays, "Mr. Rob- erts." Dowell, Sonya: Pat Revue, Treble Twelve, Concert Choir. Downey, Jamie: Pep Club, SOO. Driskell, Debbie: FCA, Thespians, Tri- M, "Mame," "The Miracle Worker," Pat Revue, Girls' Glee, Trutones, Concert Choir, J .V., Varsity Band. senior directory!223 senior directory is i I I I r I i Z i 1 I I senior directory Droege, Linda: NAHS, Tickers, J.V., Varsity Band, Pep Band. Drumright, Darrel: J.V. Wrestling, French Club, Science Club, Chess Club fChairman of Fund Raisingl, "The Des- perate Hours," "The Miracle Worker," "Mr, Roberts." Duchene, Pat: Interact, Presidents Club, Pep Club, French Club, Quill and Scroll, National Art Honor Society, Football Homecoming Senior, "Spirit" Staff fPho- tographerl, Starstepper fCaptainJ. Dungan, Susan. DuRee, Michele: SOO. E Earnshaw, Chris: DECA, Pat Revue, Men's Choir. Easley, Tom: DECA, "Mame," "The Des- perate Hours." Eischen, Lisa: J.V. Swimming, Track Manager, NAHS, Good Citizenship Award. Ek, Kathy: NHS, Presidents Club, SCAT, LAS fPresidentlj, Science Club, Chess Club, Spanish Honor Society, "Mame," "Carnival,', Girls' Choir, "Image" Staff. Elkins, Larry: Soph., J .V., Varsity Foot- ball, J.V., Varsity Track, Lettermen's Club, Pat Revue, Men's Choir. Ellis, Jeff: NHS, Tri-M, Quill and Scroll, Pat Revue, Trutones, Concert Choir fAll- District Choirj, "Heritage" Staff fManag- ing Editorl. Evans, Barbara: NHS, French Club, French Honor Society. Evans, Eric: J.V. Track, NHS, FCA, Science Club, Chess Club, Varsity Band, Pep Band, Stage Band. F Fann, Becky: Track Manager, NHS, Pep Club, AFS, SCAT, Home Economics Club, SAE lVice-Presidentl, Spanish Hon- or Society, "Mama," Pat Revue, Girls' Choir, Concert Choir. senior directory!224 Farnham, Rachel: NHS, FCA, StuCo fRepresentativel, Tri-M, Pat Revue, Girls' Choir, Trutones, Concert Choir. Farris, Carla: Science Club. Ferguson, Mark: J.V., Varsity Track, Interact, Pat Revue, Men's Choir, Con- cert Choir. Figgins, Teresa: NHS, AFS, Quill and Scroll, "Heritage" Staff fFaculty Co-Edi- tori. Firsick, Dan: Soph., J.V., Varsity Foot- ball. Fitch, Susan: DECA. Fornelli, Mike: "Heritage" Staff fPhoto- grapherj. Fox, Greg: Office Aide. French, Rhonda: J.V., Varsity Basket- ball, J.V. Volleyball, Spanish Honor So- ciety, Counselor Aide, Heritage Dance Queen, Heritage Dance Junior and Senior Attendant. G Gamble, Roger: Varsity Track, Varsity Diving, Varsity Swimming, NHS, JETS. Garcia, Celia: StuCo, NAHS fPresidentJ, Thespians, Pep Club, LAS, "Image" Staff, "Heritage" Staff CPhotographerJ. Gauldin, Kevin: Pat Revue, Men's Choir. Gensler, Kirk: Thespians, "Mame," "The Desperate Hours," "The Miracle Worker," One Act Plays, Pat Revue, Men's Choir. Gibert, Jeff: J.V. Track, Science Club, Chess Club, Men's Choir. Gilkey, Tamiko: Pep Club, SCAT, SOO, Spanish Honor Society, Girls' Glee. Gentry, Robin: J.V. Tennis, J.V., Varsity Softball, Basketball Manager, Basketball Statistics, Tickers, Home Economics Club. Goddard, Tracy: Tickers. Goosey, Keith: Tri-M, Pat Revue, Or- chestra, Concert Choir, J.V., Varsity Band, Pep Band, Stage Band, "Heritage" Staff tPhotographerJ. Goosman, Lori: Pep Club, French Club, SOO, BBG. Gouldsmith, Ronnie: Spanish Honor So- ciety. Graham, Kirk: DECA, Pat Revue, Men's Choir. Graham, George: Pat Revue, Men's Choir. Graham, Susan: Tickers, AFS, LAS, "Heritage" Staff flndex Directory Editorl, "Image" Staff. Greathouse, Melody: Varsity Softball fFirst Team All-Conferencej, Office Aide. Green, Brenda: Girls' Glee. Green, Jeff: DECA, Pat Revue, Men's Choir. Greenfield, Lori: StuCo fRepresenta- tivej, Tickers, SCAT, LAS, Spanish Hon- or Society, Pat Revue, Concert Choir, Junior Prom fDecorations Committeej, "Heritage" Staff fFaculty and Administra- tion Editorj, "Image" Staff. Greer, Christine: J.V., Varsity Swim- ming, FCA, Pep Club, Pat Revue, Girls Choir, Cheerleader CWhite Squadl. Gregath, Deanna: Pep Club, SOO. Gregg, Debbie: Girls' Glee. Gregg, Donnie: DECA. Gregovich, Lisa: FCA, Pep Club, Girls' Glee, Pat Revue. Gross, Bert: J .V. Football, Varsity Wres- tling fAll-Conference, All-Areal, NHS, FCA. Grusdat, Manika: NHS, Pat Revue, Treble Twelve. Gurney, Terri: Science Club, Spanish Club fSecretaryJ, Spanish Honor Society, "Mr. Roberts," Varsity Band, Pep Band, Good Citizenship Award. H. Halsey, Linda: FCA, StuCo tRepresen- tativel, Pep Club, Office Aide, Counselor Aide, Heritage Dance fSenior Attendantl, Junior Prom Attendant, Basketball Court- warming fSoph. Attendantl, Cheerleader fWhite Squadl. Hamilton, Brad: Men's Choir. Hanes, Cindy: J.V. Tennis, Baseball Scorekeeper, BBG. Hanlon, Tracy: Pep Club, Tickers, SCAT, SAE, Science Club, Spanish Hon- or JSociety, "Heritage" Staff QClubs Edi- lOl' . Harris, Todd: J.V., Varsity Wrestling, Chess Club, J.V., Varsity Band, Pep Band, Stage Band. Hausehel, Jo: Office Aide. Hawk, Tina: NHS, Wrestlerettes, Quill and Scroll, LAS fVice-Presidentl, Spanish Honor Society, "Heritage" Staff tBusiness Managerl, "Image" Staff fCo-Editorl. '52 I Interpretation f,...f 3 . l l captures first ' After completing siar rounds of competition, senior Pennie Langton , captureclfirst place in the category of r l Humorous, Interpretationat the NFL l Districtffournament,, and gained the als? 'e',fi- ii J' IQ.. . Q ' .j'7When,fthey called-the second . place winner and I was still there I was so happy and excited Iijust turned aroundlvdto' Mrs. Garrison and we I phuggeldg-and:.cried together," Pennie I f'lTliefQtournament wassheld in War- rensburg atiCMSU on Friday and Sat- urday, March 7 and 8. At the tourney everyone entered waslguaranteed to 'go through two roundsrof 'competition , withoutlg-ljeing'eliminatecbfrom the final , There weregfsiicpeople in I eachfround, three got-'upsl' and three jgot "dowris." If a person got two downs during the 'tournament he was elimi- nated from competition altogether. l fflfhedre was only one ,other person . working onit,fSinceVgNovember..i" ., besides Pennie who hadn't had any downs throughout the whole tourna- ment until the last round," Garrison said. "It was nerve-racking. She had . four rounds on Friday and in her last . r0und she was tired. She didn't feellike i .she did very well." l I Garrison continued, "She just put it in the Lord's hands. She had confi- dence and I had confidence in her. I l ,prayed for heran awful lot that wee- . OPPQQBIBISY--to Comvsfeennrrthe.Nation-f sssr 2..t5l:...kend-'7 t i g, ' ' liri' ,Pennie's- cutting was taken ,from ifGet Out Theref and Reap" by:Giwen' Tuckett. It was about a woman who works in the church as a junior high Sunday school teacher. Pennie did the ,factual cutting :herself and has been . ' "I prayed thatGod would 'take this cutting as far as 'He wanted it to go," Pennie said. V The national competition is at the ,University of Utah in Salt Lake 'City :fJune,15-19. . l ,"'I'm julsijeiaited. about getting-am qgo and meet people from all over,"' 'Pennie said. I I I J I' - , "Going to the Nationals is a big deal. These are the best people in the country," Garrison said. "I think Ren- her nie has year. I and job this S of work all the-creditshe can get. .ddg . . she's done- a Hayward, Jim: J .V. Tennis, Chess Club tVice-Presidentl. Heath, Dwila: NHS, Thespians, Pep Club, Spanish Honor Society, "Carnival," "The Miracle Worker," One Act Plays, Pat Revue, Girls' Choir, J.V., Varsity Band, Pep Band. Hedge, Kevin: French Club, Science Club, Chess Club tTournament Directorl. Hedlin, Peter: Varsity Swimming, Swim Team Captain, NHS, Presidents Club, Lettermen's Club, Science Club, Spanish Club, StuCo iPresidentl, Spanish Honor Society, "The Miracle Worker," "Mr. Rob- erts." Heidbrier, Brian: Chess Club. Hendrix, Shelley: Interact tPresidentl, ll l ' StuCo tSecretary and Vice-Presidentl, Presidents Club, AFS, Quill and Scroll, I Spanish' Club, Library Aide, Heritage Dance tJunior Attendantl, Chairperson ot 'Heritage Dance, Junior Prom Committee, "Heritage" Staff tPhotography Editorl, Soph. Class Secretary. Henley, Bob: Varsity Swimming tPlaced Five Times At Statel, J.V. Golf, Swim Team Co-Captain, NHS, FCA, NFL, Chess Club, "The Desperate Hours," Op- timist Club, Who's Who Senior, Soph. Pilgrimage. ,,,. Herring, Kevin: Soph., J.V., Varsity Football tFirst Team All-Area and Second Team All-Conferencel, J.V., Varsity Baseball. Hibdon, Tresa: DECA. Hill, Mark: Soph. Football, JETS tPresi- dentl, Orchestra. Hoelscher, Libby: NHS, NAHS tSecre- taryl, Presidents Club, LAS, Science Club fPresidentl, Spanish Club, Spanish Honor Society, "Mama," "The Miracle Worker," "The Imaginary Invalid," "Mr, Roberts," Outstanding Senior. Holloman, Jeana: Spanish Club. Hooper, Carla: J.V. Diving. Hopkins, Susan: "The Desperate Hours," "Carnival," Horner, Lisa: NHS, Tickers, Pep Club CTreasurerl, Spanish Honor Society, "Mame," "The Miracle Worker," Pat Re- vue, Girls' Choir, Junior Prom tPromo- tionl, Starstepper. Howard, Rod: J.V. Track, Men's Choir. Hurt, Belinda: Pep Club. Hutton, Regina: Pep Club, Home Eco- nomics Club, Office Aide, Cheerleader tRed Squadl. IJK Immer, Joy: NHS, Home Economics Club, "Mama," Pat Revue, Treble Twelve, Girls' Choir, Concert Choir, Varsity Band. Jenson, Lana: J.V., Varsity Swimming, Thespians, Tri-M fVice-Presidentl, Letter- men's Club, Science Club, Home Eco- nomics Club, "Mame1" "Carnival," Pat Revue, Concert Choir, Varsity Band. Jenson, Lynnette: NHS, Thespians, Tri- M, Lettermen's Club, Science Club, Home Economics Club lSecretaryJ, "Mama," "Carnival," Pat Revue, Concert Choir, Varsity Band. Johann, Sharon: DECA. Johnson, Angie: Girls' Glee, Pat Revue. Johnson, Jimmie: Soph., J.V., Varsity Football fAll-Conferencel, Varsity Track tOutstanding Juniorl, Lettermen's Club, Junior Prom Attendant. Jones, Glenna: NHS, French Club, Home Economics Club, Pat Revue, Girls Choir, Concert Choir. Jones, Lisa: NHS,lFrench Club, SOO, Girls' Choir, Pat Revue. senior directory!225 E 1 ,l 5 l u 1 5 I Jones, Tim: Debate, Pat Revue, Menls Choir, Concert Choir. Jordan, Pam: Football-Statistics, Tickers, Pep Club, French Club, Starstepper tTreasurerl. - Joy, Lesli: StuCo fRepresentativel, Tick- ers, Pep Club, Wrestlerettes, BBG, "Mame," Pat Revue, Orchestra, Girls' Choir, Varsity Band CLibrarianl, Pep Band, Show Band. Katherman, Beth: NHS, Tickers, French Club, Quill and Scroll, "Mama," "Carni- val," Orchestra, Varsity Band fSecretaryJ, "Heritage" Staff fCo-Portraits Editorl. Kelly, Megan: J.V., Varsity Tennis, J.V. Softball, NHS, "Spirit" Staff fPhotog- rapherl. Kim, Tony: J.V., Varsity Wrestling. Klim, Steve: Soph., J.V., Varsity Foot- ball, J .V., Varsity Basketball, Lettermen's Club. Klinginsmith, Dee: Pep Club, SOO. Kluska, Cindy: FCA, StuCo fRepresen- tativel, Girls' Glee, Counselor Aide, Bas- ketball Courtwarming Senior Attendant. Kohl, Malinda: DECA, Spanish Club, Spanish Honor Society. Kniewitz, Tammy: StuCo tRepresenta- tivej, Office Aide. senior directoryf226 Kraner, Matt: Soph., J .V., Varsity Foot- ball, Varsity Track, J .V. Golf, Lettermen's Club. Kreps, Melissa: Pat Revue, Treble Twelve, Girls' Choir. Kuenne, Jeff: Presidents Club, Chess Club CPresidentJ, Varsity Band, J .V. Band, Pep Band, "Heritage" Staff fPhotog- rapherl. A if L Laber, Sheryl: Pep Club, DECA Nice- President, Junior Yearl. Lady, Lori: NHS, Pep Club, SOO, "See How They Run," Varsity Band, Pep Band, Majorette. Lafferty, Matt: DECA, J.V., Varsity Wrestling. Laffoon, Rick: StuCo fRepresentativeJ, Thespians, Chess Club, "Mame," "Carni- val," "The Desperate Hours," "See How They Run," "The Miracle Worker," One Act Plays, "Mr, Roberts," Pat Revue, Men's Choir. Laffoon, Vicky: Girls' Glee, "Carnival," Pat Revue, Girls' Choir, Library Aide. Landes, Paul: J.V., Varsity Wrestling, Wrestling Captain, Chess Club. Langton, Pennie Sue: Basketball Statis- tics, FCA, Interact, StuCo CStudent and Community Concernsl, Pep Club, NFL, Spanish Club, "Carnival," Debate, Major- ette, Starstepper, Who's Who Senior. Lavis, Karla: Pat Revue, Starstepper. Lazenby, Jill: DECA. Lewis, Nancy: NAHS fTreasurerJ, LAS, "Carnival," Pat Revue, Orchestra, Con- cert Choir, Varsity Band. Lewis, Randy: DECA, Men's Choir, Pat Revue. ' Lippe, David: Basketball Manager, Thes- pians, "Mame," "The Desperate Hours," "The Miracle Worker," One Act Plays, "Mr. Roberts," Pat Revue. Likely, Tommi: Varsity Swimming, FCA, Pep Club, French Club, "Heritage" Staff tSports Editorl, Cheerleader fWhite, White and Blue'SquadJ. Lindsey, Susie: J.V., Varsity Basketball, J .V. Volleyball, NHS, StuCo tRepresenta- taivel, Lettermen's Club, Quill and Scroll, Pat Revue, Girls' Choir tLibrarianl, Home- coming Soph. Attendant, Courtwarming Queen Senior Year, Junior Prom Com- mittee, "Spirit" Staff fCopy Editorl, Junior Class Treasurer, Sophomore Class Presi- dent. Linhardt, Lisa: Quill and Scroll, LAS tSecretaryJ, NHS fSecretaryJ, Spanish Honor Society, "Heritage" Staff tLifestyles Editorl, "Image" Staff. Linville, Tracie: J.V. Swimming, NHS, StuCo tRepresentativeJ, Tickers, Pep Club, French Club, BBG, Homecoming tRefreshmentsJ, Junior Prom fWall De- corj, Cheerleader tWhite, Blue and Blue Squadj, Co-Captain Varsity Squad. Lowderman, Bryan: J.V., Varsity Swim- ming, "The Miracle Worker," "Mr. Rob- erts." Lowe, Gregg: Soph., J.V., Varsity Foot- ball, Thespians, Lettermen's Club, "Mame," "Carnival," Pat Revue, Men's Choir, Trutones, Concert Choir, Powder Puff King. Lundberg, David: J.V., Varsity Golf, NHS, Science Club, Orchestra, Varsity Band, Pep Band, Show Band. Lundy, Kathy: DECA, Office Aide. Lyon, Julie: FCA, Pep Club, Home Eco- nomics Club, Office Aide, Christmas Dance Committee, Cheerleader fWhite and Red Squadl. M Maddox, Robin: StuCo tRepresentativeJ, Quill and Scroll, "Spirit" Staff tFeatures Columnistl, Student Nutritional Council. Magruder, Lisa: French Club, "Carni- val" Committee, "The Miracle Worker," Office Aide, "Spirit" Staff fCirculation Managerj. Magel, Jeff: J.V., Varsity Track, J.V., Varsity Basketball, Basketball Manager, Track Manager, Basketball Statistics, FCA, StuCo fRepresentative7, Thespians, JETS, AFS, Lettermen's Club, "Carnival,' One Act Plays, Pat Revue, Men's Choir, Concert Choir, J.V. Band, Homecoming Dance Chairman, Good Citizenship Award. Makinen, Mike: Science Club, Whois Who Junior. Maloney, Cyndi: NHS, NAHS, Wres- tlerettes. Mancini, David: Soph. football, DECA. Manns, Carla: StuCo tRepresentativeJ, Pep Club, French Club, DECA, Girls' Glee, "Mame," "Carnival," "See How They Run," Pat Revue, Orchestra, Girls' Choir, J.V., Varsity Band, Pep Band. Markham, Kathy: Baseball Scorekeep- er, Football Statistics, FCA, Pep Club, Wrestlerettes, French Club, BBG, Home- coming tDecorationsl, Starstepper tLieu- tenantl. Martin, Michelle: StuCo CRepresenta- tiveh, Wrestlerettes, SOO. McCormick, Julia: Golf Manager, Inte- ract, French Club, AFS, Quill and Scroll, "Heritage" Staff tClubs Co-Editorl. McClellan, David: J .V. Baseball. McGee, Steve: J.V., Varsity Wrestling, Wrestling Captain. McMahon, Teresa: Varsity Track, J .V., Varsity Tennis, NHS fVice-Presidentl, FCA, StuCo fRepresentativeJ, Tri-M, Wrestlerettes, SCAT, Spanish Honor So- ciety, "Mame," Girls' Choir, Junior and Senior Courtwarming Attendant, Who's Who Senior. McMillian, Brian: NFL, Pat Revue, Men's Choir, Concert Choir. Merrill, Cheri: "The Miracle Workerf' AFS, Science Club. Meyer, Johnna: J.V. Basketball, J.V., Varsity Volleyball, NHS, FCA, Interact, Pep Club, Junior Prom CRefreshmentsJ, Starstepper. Miller, Bill: Pat Revue, Men's Choir. Miller, Janice: J.V. Swimming, Softball Manager, Science Club. Milsted, Denise: SCAT, LAS, Science Club fSecretaryfTreasurerl, "Mame," "Carnival," "The Miracle Worker," Or- chestra, Varsity Band. Minthorn, Laura: NHS, Presidents Club, Tickers, SCAT, LAS, SAT, Spanish Club, BBG, NAHS, Spanish Honor Society. Minton, Dale: Soph. Football, J.V., Var- sity Track. Mitchell, John: DECA. Monaco, John: J .V., Varsity Football, StuCo fRepresentativel, Junior Prom King, Junior Prom Committee, Senior Class President. Moore, Beth: Tickers, Spanish Club, Spanish Honor Society, Heritage Dance tPicture Set-up Committeej, "Heritage" Staff tPhotographerl. Moore, Cindy: DECA. Moore, Mark: NHS, Chess Club fTeam Captainl, J.V., Varsity Band. Murphy, Julie: NHS, Presidents Club, Tri-M tHistorianJ, AFS, Quill and Scroll, LAS, French Honor Society, French Club tPresidentJ, Varsity Band, Pep Band, "Spirit" Staff tEditorial Editorj, "Image" Staff. NO Nash, Lisa: NFL, "Heritage" Staff tCopy Editorl, Cheerleader fRed, Blue Squadl, AFS, StuCo, Quill and Scroll, Office Aide, "The Miracle Workerf' Heritage Dance Senior Attendant. Neves, Bibiana: J.V. Swimming, French Club, AFS, Science Club, Spanish Club. Noland, April: Tri-M, French Club, "Mame," Pat Revue, Treble Twelve tVice- Presidentl, Concert Choir, J.V., Varsity Band, Pep Band, Girls' Choir. Nordike, Alan: Men's Choir. O'Benar, Jacquie: Tickers, French Club. Ogle, Elaine: StuCo fRepresentativeJ, Pep Club, SOO, BBG. Olinger, Bob: Soph. Football, "Mame," Pat Revue, Men's Choir. Orwick, Patty: StuCo tRepresentativel, BBG. ' Osborne, Robert: Soph., J .V. tAll-Areal, Varsity Football fHonorable Mentionj. P Pagel, Carrie: Pep Club, Wrestlerettes, SOO, BBG. Parrish, John: DECA fVice-President and Parliamentarianj. Paxton, Barbara: StuCo tRepresenta- tiveb, Presidents Club fPresidentJ, NFL fPresidentl, AFS tPresldentJ, Debate, "Mr, Robertsj, Homecoming Dance Com- mittee, Courtwarming Dance Committee, Sophomore Class Treasurer. Petet, Patty: Varsity Track, Girls' Cross Country, FCA, Tickers, Wrestlerettes, Pat Revue, Orchestra, Girls' Choir, Con- cert Choir, Office Aide. Pettit, John: Soph. Football. senior directory!227 senior directory -.., . ' senior directory Philpott, Cheryl: J.V. Swimming, FCA, Pep Club, LAS, Science Club. Philpott, Laura: NHS, NFL, French Club, LAS CSecretaryJ, Science Club, French Honor Society, "See How They Run," "The Miracle Worker," "Image" Staff. Pieriaoint, Laurie: J.V. Swimming, Cheerleading Captain, FCA, Tickers, Pep Club, Home Economics Club, Spanish Club, BBG, Courtwarming Dance Com- mittee, Heritage Dance Committee, Cheerleader lVarsity Blue Squadl. Pimblott, Ginger: StuCo fRepresenta- tivel, Wrestlerettes, DECA, Pat Revue, Girls' Choir, Concert Choir, J.V., Varsity Band. Polacek, Kent: J.V. Baseball, DECA. Pratt, Noelle: "Carnival," Pat Revue, Girls' Choir, Concert Choir, Office Aide. Presley, David: Baseball Manager, NAHS, JETS, Science Club CVice-Presi- dentl. Preston, Sheila: J.V. Softball, Tickers, Pep Club, BBG. Pulley, Abby: Thespians, Pep Club, NFL, 'Mame," "The Miracle Worker." Rago, Mike: Soph. Football. Redman, Kimm: DECA fExecutive Vice- Presidentl, Junior Prom Committee. Reyes, Lisa: SOO, NAHS. Rice, Teresa: NHS CTreasurerl, Wres- tlerettes, Quill and Scroll, LAS fPresi- dentj, Spanish Honor Society, "Heritage" Staff fDesign and Graphics Editorl, "Im- age" Staff. Richardson, Andy: Baseball Manager, Pat Revue, Men's Choir, Audio Visual Aide. Richardson, Margaret: StuCo fRepre- sentativel, Pep Club, BBG, Homecoming Dance lRefreshments and Tickets Saleh. Richey, John: Soph., J.V., Varsity Foot- ball fAll-Area and Honor Mentionl, Soph. Basketball. Ricky, David: J.V. Track, J.V. Cross Country. Riffe, Paul: Library Aide. Romstad, Mike: J.V. Track, Soph., Var- sity Basketball, Pat Revue. Ruse, Doug: Soph., J.V., Varsity Foot- ball QAII-Conference Second Year, All- Area Second Yearl, Football Captain, Pat Revue, Men's Choir. Ryken, Fred: J.V. Basketball, DECA. senior directory!228 M l: lei 'tial Ill "1 Q .f I . 1 l I 'll I.: . ll ii li 1 gi 11 31 l 5' I R 1 I : I ' ., i l.- 5 , I 3 . l 5 5. I I I I I. 1 I i l - ll' g S . Sager, Gina: NHS. Salazar, Tony: Soph., Varsity Football, Quill and Scroll, SCAT, Spanish Honor Society, Spanish Club, "Spirit" Staff fSports Columnistl, Who's Who Senior. Sartain, Chris: Chess Club. Sartin, Stacy: Soph., Varsity Basketball, J .V. Volleyball, Softball Scorekeeper, StuCo fRepresentativeD, Pep Club, SOO, Junior Prom CRetreshmentsJ. Scott, David: DECA, Pat Revue, Men's Choir. Sharkey, Scott: J .V., Varsity Track, J.V., Varsity Swimming, Varsity Cross Country, Lettermen's Club. Shellhorn, Kevin: J.V. Football, J.V., Varsity Track, J.V. Wrestling, J.V. Bas- ketball, Varsity Swimming, J .V. Baseball, NHS, CB Club, Varsity Band, Pep Band, Stage Band. Shockey, Mendy: Girls' Glee, Counselor Aide. Short, Wesley: "Mr. Roberts." Shouse, Toni: Girls' Glee, Office Aide. Shreckengaust, Elissa: NHS, StuCo fRepresentativeJ, NFL, Wrestlerettes, AFS, Quill and Scroll fSecretary!Treas- urerl, "Spirit" Staff lFeatures Editorj. Simons, Donny: Varsity Wrestling, Men's Choir. Skinner, Richard: J.V. Tennis, Audio Visual Aide. Slaybaugh, Lori: Tickers, Pep Club iPar- liamentarianl, "Mame," Pat Revue, Treble Twelve, Girls' Choir, Concert Choir. Smith, Tammy: FCA, Office Aide. Snowden, Glenn: Thespians CVice-Pres- identl, NFL fTreasurerl, "Mama," "Car- nival," "See How They Run," "On Monday Next," "The Miracle Worker," Debate, One Act Plays, "Mr. Roberts," "Imaginary Invalid," Pat Revue, Trutones, Concert Choir, Varsity Band, Pep Band. Snowden, Lyn: J.V., Varsity Wrestling, J.V., Varsity Cross Country, Pat Revue, Concert Choir, Varsity Band. ' Spencer, Kevin: J.V., Varsity Baseball. Spratt, Jerry: Soph. Football, Soph., Var- sity Basketball QAII-Star Teaml, Varsity Golf, Basketball Captain, FCA, Letter- men's Club. Spry, Barry: DECA, Pat Revue, Men's Choir. Squibb, Lourie: NAHS, SOO. Srader, Ronnie: J.V., Varsity Baseball, French Club. Staatz, Sheri: Tickers, DECA. Sturgess, Doug: LAS, Science Club, Spanish Club, Spanish Honor Society, "Image" Staff. Stroud, Laura: Varsity Track, J.V. Vol- leyball, NHS, French Club, French Honor Society, Pat Revue, Girls' Choir, Concert Choir. Stuart, Debbie: StuCo CRepresentativel, Wrestlerettes. T U V . Tally, Kelly: Football Statistics, French Club. Taylor, Gordon: Pat Revue, Men's Choir. - Testerman, Kathy: AFS, Home Econom- ics Club, Office Aide. Toner, Linda: SOO. Todd, Troy: JETS. Trenary, Tim: Office Aide. Turner, Karen: Quill and Scroll Nice- Presidenti, Spanish Honor Society, Pat Revue, Men's Choir fAccompanistJ, Tre- ble Twelve, Concert Choir QAII-District Choirj, "Spirit" Staff fNews Editorl. Turner, Tammy: Office Aide. Twente, Diann: SOO, "Carnival," Girls' Choir. Umbarger, Roger: Soph. Football, Chess Club. Vaughn, Darla: J.V. Swimming, J.V., Varsity Volleyball, FCA, StuCo fRepre-- sentativej, Lettermen's Club fSecretaryl, BBG, Senior Homecoming Attendant. Vincent, Tony: J.V., Varsity Swimming, NHS, FCA, Thespians, Lettermen's Club, SCAT, LAS, Science Club, Spanish Club, Chess Club, Spanish Honor Society, "The Miracle Worker," "The Imaginary Inval- id," "Mr, Roberts," Men's Choir, "Image" Staff. Vinson, Kim: Pep Club, DECA, SOO, Girls' Glee, Girls' Choir, Pat Revue. W , Waddell, John: Soph. Basketball, StuCo fRepresentativeJ. Waggener, Penny: Varsity Track fFirst in Conference and Districtj, Varsity Bas- ketball fFirst Team All-Conference, Sec- ond Team All-Metro, First Team All- Areaj, Varsity Volleyball fFirst Team All- Conferencel, Volleyball Captain, Basket- ball Captain, NHS, Spanish Honor Socie- ty, Who's Who Senior. "Q, 12551 ' choose ., Wagner, Jane: Basketball Manager, Soft- ball Manager, Girls' Choir, Pat Revue. Walker, Juli: Varsity Track, Varsity Bas- ketball, J.V. Volleyball. Walker, Mary: "The Desperate Hours." Wallace, Kevin: JETS, DECA, "Carni- val," "The Desperate Hours." Walsh, Joel: Soph., J.V., Varsity Foot- ball tSecond Team All-Conference, Sec- ond Team All-Areaj, Football Captain. Warnock, Greg: J .V. Tennis, J.V. Swim- ming, Varsity Band. Waterhouse, Katie: J.V. Tennis, NHS, FCA, Interact, Presidents Club, Pep Club, Quill and Scroll, BBG, Spanish Honor Society, Junior Prom Attendant, Soph. Homecoming Attendant, "Spirit" Staff tManaging Editorj, Cheerleader tWhite and Red Squadl, Starstepper, Outstand- ing Senior, Senior Class Vice-President, Junior Class President, Good Citizenship Award, D.A.R. Award. Watkins, James: J .V. Wrestling. Watts, Terri: Track Manager, Tri-M, BBG, Pat Revue, Treble Twelve, Girls' Choir. Webb, Emma Lee: J .V. Tennis, Science Club, Counselor Aide, "Heritage" Staff flndex-Directory Editorl. Weld, Amy: FCA, Pep Club, Quill and Scroll, Spanish Club, Spanish Honor So- ciety, Junior Prom tRefreshmentsJ, "Her- itage" Staff fPortraits Editorl. Wells, Cheryl: J .V. Basketball, Interact, SOO, Spanish Club, Spanish Honor So- ciety, Counselor Aide, Junior Prom fBand Areaj. Welsh, Terri: Girls' Glee. White, Bryon: Soph., J.V., Varsity Foot- ball IAII-Conference Two Years, All-Area, All-Metro, All-Districtl, J .V. Baseball, Var- sity Baseball CAII-Conference, All-Areal, StuCo tRepresentativeJ, Counselor Aide. White, Leslie: NHS, One Act Plays, Counselor Aide. White, Mike: J.V. Track. Whitmore, Brenda: DECA. Williams, John: Chess Club, "Mama," Orchestra, J .V., Varsity Band, Pep Band, Stage Band. Williams, Kim: DECA, BBG, Girls' Glee. Williamson, John: J.V., Varsity Foot- ball J.V., Varsity Track, J.V. Wrestling, FCA, StuCo tRepresentativeJ, Letter- men's Club. Wilson, Richard: J .V. Track, FCA, Thes- pians, NFL fCaptainJ, "Mama," "Carni- val," "Mr. Roberts," Pat Revue Men's Choir, Concert Choir, "Spirit" Staff tAd- vertising Managerl. Witcher, Allison: Varsity Track, J.V., Varsity Basketball, StuCo QRepresenta- tivel, SCAT, Spanish Honor Society. Woods, Becky: SOO, Girls' Glee, Office Aide. Wright, Ronnie: Men's Choir. Wynn, Karen: J .V., Varsity Softball, Of- fice Aide. Y Z Yeager, Robert: Cross Country, "Car- nival." Zapien, Margaret: Office Aide. Zehnder, Mitch: J.V. Football. Zimmerman, Angie: J.V. Basketball, Track Statistics, Interact, StuCo tRepre- sentativel, Pep Club, Spanish Honor So- ciety, Soph. Heritage Attendant, Junior Homecoming Attendant, Heritage Queen, Starstepper tLieutenantJ, Miss School Spirit, Senior Class Secretary, Junior Class Vice-President, Who's Who Junior, Who's Who Soph. senior directoryf229 ,-L-.1-cg, . , ,. Trip to capital affects fvievvs Five students participated in the Presidential Classroom in ,Washingto,n, D. C., ta programideveloped 'to help stuclentslearn,moreabout government ' and theifway it functions' F ,i'i ,iii . W ' "We sat the5Senate section ata Congress ITlCCfil'1QfA'l0f'Of peopiledonit realize 'Congress is divided into com- M, 314.5- ,ar , mittee53.,3nd?3each?c,ommitteeQehas Vniil to Ev A present' their fbillsifor approval. When ' T you.'re ,.lQQkiI29 at Q9Ovef11meHt4w in this perspective tyaut get a riwellsrouncled g opinion,f?junior1Hugh Vest said. is Ultfsiua way fo-'iigkt ihgideithe gov-A Q ernmentfandgsee how it functions." ' I 'aaia i iif?EaCl1:sSfH4i?hf.flewtQfWHS5in9ff?Uf 5 vw ,, ,gi fr D.C.,where'they'met about 400'other . V , , 'i V e 5 a,, , 'AVW A f A idents porticipufing are ,Cathy Murphy, Scottiwilckens, Hugh Vest,VChonglKim itkownlvfiliilzfs ' , il'i at - T a"'1' T T ' ifl 5 i'n:' 'W i men.-V - A ' . A at . . i . . i . , I : -ffl M . Q. Sbeaksis iHhdrs'fhGvfwant4?uS tdfhear iii+ as 'mdkesivousehiovitheiibrogreigii ifni V stidh as the Ccnstitotioniand different many sneakers as possible- They also Hush said. , 5 'l . .jj f monuments-fg,We',. also atoiok' ther-vublici of Housewhichftook us Afhreuslreneetthe,'11uf11Qf,Sceti V 'Wilckenispsaidzf ' fr' ' IVV., ,"We1saw,,President Reagan when E also. sawtthe 'changing ofthe guard at 4,ArlihgtQni'CerneteryQf? Htigh added, ' 'F Althoughlfive students were in- ' 2V9lV6dtQeaChl56!2Hf1fei,Cliff?f2nt.t.imeSffr ' "Different 'sections have different HE?metf5Prime:fNlinisrer Tharcinerg we ' want usito befablerto, make friends easf Pia," senior Lynne Dowell commented. ,Vi. Making ufriendsAand,,.meeting new peoplefffweref'other' objectives of the Qf09faU?e 1 r. . "Meeting people is at big 'strength ofthe program. You meet people from raellloverlitheicountry,-'Weghad-'ai big dis- cussion and heard. a lot of different opinions. Youvrespect the opinions bee 'cause'they're' from other places. It Sfvderlfsafeonlvli5Q'rmi1ti2d1d4r3ar4,ga ticipatein the programfoncefbut there i are PYQSWWST forrthosss estedfr T rvtd t . "They have feilrlieniiyffalhiiini this summer, . 'ortiyou Tfcanf .came and be an instructor in two,fyearsQQor' after you graduateffronighighistihoolzfflidf i'1' 2 kind of like to do that.,1Theyfalso, have -lelassest for trl teachers valid, ,college 'a,Stl.T'1T clams," Scott said, "i' fi ' T QYOUD pictures!230 Orchestra Orchestra members: Kathy Allin, Vio- lin, Greg Anderson, Trombone, Kathy Ballard, Flute, Phil Blount, Trumpet, Patri- cia Bruner, Flute, Shellie Burleson, Violin, Paul Cambell, Violin, Steve Canaday, Per- cussion, Jay Carpenter, Violin, Teri Dean, Flute, Nancy Dempsey, Trumpet, Jan Gaines, Cello, Carole Hahn, Violin, Julia Heidbrier, Violin, Lesli Joy, Clarinet, Beth Katherman, Oboe, Carla Lindgren, French Horn, Bryan McArthur, Viola, Laura Merrell, Viola, Denise Milstead, Cello, Christy Pennel, Violin, Judith Post- nikoff, String Bass, Susan Scranton, Vio- lin, Deanna Snider, Flute, Vicki VanRy, Violin, Eric West, Violin, John Williams, Clarinet, Stan Williams, Violin, Michele Wright, Oboe, Jim Green, Trombone. Men's Choir Men's Choir, Front row: Jerry Starlip- er, Randy Lewis, Steve'Case, Jim Steele, Duane Barron, Chuck Coleman, David Pittman, Bill Miller, Robert Taylor, David Gramlich, Terry Andersen, Gregg Lowe. Second Row: Dana'Cummins iaccom- panistl, Larry Gordon Bob Morlok, Daren Macklin, Kevin McPherson, Richard Wil- son, Jim Jones, David Scott, Wayne Brooks, Joe Amberson, Scott Miller, Bill Wilcox, Karen Turner faccompanistj. Third row: Chris Button, Richard Star- key, Butch Nesbitt, Jim Whitworth, Jim Page, Scott Streed, Darrin Becker, Rick Davis, David Dod, David Titus, Colin Bra- ley, Bob Olinger, Keith Burno, Greg Mc- Culley. Back row: Brian McMilian, Andy Richardson, John Bishop, Mike Graham, Tim Jones, Mark Ferguson, Barry Lasid, Steve Vaughan, Kirk Graham, Kennie Wright, Doug Ruse, Larry Elkins, Gordon Taylor. f. A .-4, Varsity Band Mike Ahrens, alto clarinet, Greg Ander- son, trombone, Randy Bacus, trumpet, Robert Bacus, trumpet, Sharon Bailey, flute, Theresa Bascio, clarinet, Thomas Beebe, tenor sax, Phil Bennet, clarinet, Randy Bentele, alto sax, Phil Blount, trum- pet, Joe Breshears, trumpet, Carl Brog- don, tuba, Kathy Brown, flute, Patricia Bruner, flute, Brenda Buckley, oboe, Su- san Cable, clarinet, Steve Canaday, per- cussion, Brent Caswell, trumpet, Michelle Clark, clarinet, David Clothier, trombone, Russell Clothier, trombone, Neil Croxton, french horn, Nancy Dempsey, trumpet, Debbie Driskel, flute, Scott Edwards, tu- ba, Doug Evans, baritone sax, Eric Evans, tenor sax, Mike Fortner, alto sax, John AFriend, trombone, Keith Goosey, trum- pet, James Green, trombone, Jay Guerra, percussion, Terri Gurney, clarinet, Todd Harris, alto sax, Jennifer Hawkins, flute, Dwila Heath, clarinet, Robert Hedrick, french horn, Brian Holcomb, trombone, Jenny Holcomb, alto sax, Joy Immer, flute, Lana Jenson, clarinet, Lynette Jen- son, clarinet, Jamie Jones, trumpet, Lesli Joy, clarinet, Beth Katherman, oboe, Bart Kesner, trombone, Rusty Kettner, per- cussion, Dana Kratz, clarinet, Tim Knight, percussion, Jeff Kuenne, trumpet, Terri Kuzniakowski, clarinet, Lori Lady, clar- inet, Nancy Lewis, flute, Richard Lierman, percussion, Carla Lindgren, french horn, David Lundberg, tenor sax, Paul Mac- Pherson, trumpet, Cindy Magill, flute, Wynet- ta Massey, contra-bass clarinet, Suzy Mast, clarinet, Delorse McCullum, flute, Denise Milstead, clarinet, Mark Moore, trumpet, Cathy Murphy, flute, Julie Mur- phy, french horn, Marty Mutti, trombone, April Noland, clarinet, Holly Noland, flute, Cherise Payne, flute, Reid Pederson, bas- soon, Ginger Pimblott, bass clarinet, Jeff Rice, percussion, Kirk Ritter, clarinet, Sara Sandring, flute, John Sands, alto cla- rinet, Christie Schell, trumpet, Jennifer Schmidt, bass clarinet, Gerald Sloan, per- cussion, Bryan Starr, trumpet, John Tay- lor, baritone sax, Darlene Town, trumpet, Roger Wade, percussion, Shellie Wah- renbrock, flute, Greg Warnock, french horn, Jeff Warnock, baritone, Steve War- nock, baritone, Doug White, trumpet, John Williams, clarinet, Steve Winship, trumpet. 3 group picturesl: Pep Club Pep Club, front row: Diana Sims, Penny Allee, Janell Akers, Lisa Lutes, Amy Gore, Melinda Spry, Kellie Williams, Melissa Madson, Jennifer Moore, Becky El-Hosni, Deanna Shelton, Kyndra Brown, Jenny Porter. Second row: Robin Preston, An- gie Comstock, Donna Dinsmore, Pat Du- chene, Julie Lucas, Cynthia McHenry, Laurie Pierpoint, Shelli Wahrenbrock, Carrie Carter, DeAna Haynes, Sharyl Beebe, Jill Wear, Karen Martin, Saman- tha Campbell, Gina Calvin. Third row: Jodi Webber, Karla Lavis, Kim Lavis, Michele Wright, Laurie Grove, Threasa McDaniel, Lisa Sandage, Lisa Kehring, Karen Elgin fParliamentarianl, Melanie Brayfield, Jenny Holcomb, Teresa Panto- ja, Darlene Wishon, Lisa Manthe, Heidi Hemmerlein. Fourth row: Jenny Bless- man, Ginna Mayden, Deanna Johnson, Kim Smith, Michelle McQuinn, Pennie Sue Langton, Kim Downey, Susan Young fPresidentl, Tommi Likely, Michelle Bri- seno, Linda Quarti, Sue Hallford, Melissa Miller, Gretchen Mackey, Jennifer Haas, Sandra Christian. Back row: Stacey Fer- ree, Michelle Blankenship, Tracy Reed, Angie Zimmerman, Johnna Meyer, Katie Waterhouse, Kathy Markham, Pam Jor- dan, Angela Danzo, Paula Mitchell, San- dra Walter, Lisa Temple, Vicki VanRy, Kim Glidewell, Tammy Wright, Lisa Kuhn, Kathy Allen. Girls' Glee Front row: Kendra Yahne, Karey Till- man, Janet Hoffman, Dianna Milum, Karen Johann, Susie Trotta, Charby Goodwin, Tina Diaz, Nancy Paulson, Cheryl Jones, Debbie Driskell faccompa- nistl. Second row: Vicki Laffoon, Mi- chelle Hurd, Melody Gaines, Lana Wag- gener, Mary Antill, Angie Anderson, Lisa Gregovich, Christie Cartwright, Stacey Ferree, Julie Anderson, Terri Welsh, Deb- bie Evans. Back row: Bobbi Hill, Andrea Miller, Georganna Hartsell, Karen Chad- wick, Julie Nicola, -Michelle Blankenship, Vicki Hardin, Betsy Sauders, Tina Breidil, Angil Netherton, Kathy Angotti, Kelly Har- -per, Margie Hoffine. Girls' C hozr Front row, both pictures: Angel Walk- er, Michele Clark, Gretchen Mackey, Di- ana Doss, Teresa Bradley, Beth Clinefel- ter, Julie Lucas, Nive Atagi, Karla Lavis, Missy Kreps, Rowena Atagi, Susan Her- rick, Lisa Horner, Kyla Case, Shelli Ash- more, Kelly Davidson, Suzy Hess. Sec- ond row: Holly Noland, Renee Deckard, Lisa Jones, Terri Watts, Julie Bellville, Becky Fann, Felicia Cox, Kris Tucker, Angie Small, Leslie Joy, Kris Johnson, April Noland, Gina Calvin, Amy Zimmer- man, Kim Vinson, Debbie Collins, Dwila Heath. Third Row: Lori Slaybaugh, Sta- cey Smothers, Stephanie Wilson, Debbie Bishop, Carla Manns, Glenna Jones, Kar- en Turner, Susie Lindsey, Judy Childers, Anita Wheeler, Greta Williams, Sara Lan- ders, Lisa Lutes, Lana Ohap, Patty Petet, Monika Grusdat, Jane Wagner, Leslle Lipps. Back row: Debbie Dod, Lucy Wal- lace, Lynne Mendicki, GiGi Downey, Vicky Laffoon, Debbie Bullard, Laura Mer- rell, Karen Chadwick, Dana Little, Rinda Wilcox, Melissa Madson, Jean Deters, Joy Immer, Stella Dowell, Sonya Dowell, Stacy Dowell, Christine Greer. The 1981 Heritage staff would like to thank the students, faculty and administration of Truman High School for their coopera- tion. We hope this book will be kept as a timely reminder of this year. We would also like to thank the following people: Steve Max- well and John McNown, American Yearbook Company, Pam Ortega, American Yearbook Company consultant, Ed Villwock, American Yearbook Company representative, Russell Foust, owner, Rolland Studios, Lois Wolfe, owner, Little Blue Press, Truman Library staff, Linda Baker, Al Hunter and LeRoy Brown. . And I would like to thank my staff for making this book possi- ble. Pepin Conde Editor group picturesl231 i --i...-.. index!232 index G Abney, Bill 54 Adair, Michael 34 Adair, Rob 98 Adkins, Lee 68 Adams, Eric 54 Adams, Kelly 34, 108, 145 Adams, Robert 54 Adams, Sheri 85 Admire, Pam 68 Adrales, Lito 34 Aegers, Le Roy 68 AFS 154, 155 Ahloe, Loretta 68 Ahmu, Oliver 68 Ahrens, June 89 Ahrens, Mike 68, 123 Akers, Janelle 68, 72, 213 Alcox, Tom 34, 97, 138 Alfano, Richard 34 Ali, lntez 34 Allee, Penny 68, 130, 166 Allen, Doug 85, 187 Allen, Jonell 54 Allen, Janice 54 Allin, Kathy 68, 213 Allison, Mike 54, 114 Alsup, Larry 54 Alsup, Steve 54 Alter, Lonann 34 Alumbaugh, William 54 Amadio, Doug 68 Amberson, Joe 34, 133 Amos, Dana 34 Andersen, Terry 20, 34, 111, 133 Anderson, Angie 54, 130 Anderson, Greg 54, 123 Anderson, Jennifer 58 Anderson, Julie 35, 130 Anderson, King 85 Anderson, Lee 54, 174 Anderson, Lori 143 Anderson, Mark 35, 95 Anderson, Scott 68 Anderson, Trisha 29, 54, 138, 217 Andrews, Cathy 35, 149 Andrews, Chris 68, 174, 194 Angotti, Anna 35 Angotti, Kathy 35, 130 Antill, Mary 54, 130 Antoniello, Annette 68, 200 Arni, Tony 68 Arnone, Julie 54, 145, 152 Ash, Ken 54, 174 Ashmore, Shelli 54, 130, 131, 150 Asiakson, Jim 54, 151 Atagi, Nive 35, 130 Atagi, Rowena 68 Atchley, Robert 68 Atkinson, Tracy 68 Austin, Jeff 54, 104, 143 Austin, Lee 91 Austin, Scott 68, 180 b Babler, Susan 69 Bacus, Randy 69, 123 Bacus, Robert 35, 123, 124 Bailey, LuAnn 35 Bailey, Sharon 69, 123 Bailey, Steve 69, 180, 209 Bair, Mike 69 Baker, Diane 54 Baker, Jacquie 35 Baker, Linda 85 Ballard, Kathy 54 Ballinger, Christy 69 Band, J. Varsity 124, 125 Band, Varsity 122, 123 Barbeck, Ronnie 54, 174 V Barger, Lee 69 Barker, Chris 35 Barnes, Lynne 85 Barnes, Susan 35, 149 Barnett, Wilhemina 85 Barr, Scott 54 Barragan, David 35 Barreto, Tony 54 Barreto, Vince 35, 174 Barron, Duane 69, 133 Bartholomew, Paul 54 Barton, Joyce 90 Bascio, Theresa 69, 75, 123, Basden, John 60 Basketball, fBoysJ 202-209 Basketball, fGirlsJ 196-201 Basso, Marilyn 85 Batterton, Vicki 35, 42, 138, Bauman, Jeff 54 Baze, Sherri 69 Beach, Theresa 54 Bean, Danny 54, 207 Beard, Julie 35 Beattie, Kelly 24, 54 Beaver, Jill 54 Beaver, Melissa 35 Becerra, Olivia 35 Beck, Damon 69 Beck, Jeff 19, 54, 56, 158 Beck, Melissa 35 Becker, Darrin 54, 133, 143 Beebe, Cindy 35, 97 Beebe, John 91 Beebe, Sharyl 69, 213 Beebe, Tom 69, 123, 195 Bell, James 69 Bell, Jennifer 69 Bell, Melane 69 Bell, Mike 69 Bellew, Stephanie 34, 143 Bellville, Julie 35, 112, 149 Belvin, Sandy 35, 149 Bennett. Alan 69 172 144, 150 Bennett, Phil 31, 35, 123, 125, 138, 146, 147, 155 Benson, Ted 69 Bentele, Randy 54, 123 Bergstrand, Kerri 69 Berlin, Rick 85 Berridge, Scott 54 Bersterman, Leo 69 Bertoldie, Forrest 85, 206 Beyer, Bill 85 ' Biondbj Rachelle 54, 145 Birt, Larry 69 Bisges, Geri 69, 172 Bishop, Debbie 54 Bishop, John 35, 133 Bishop, Tim 54 Black, Denise 35, 129, 144 Blackwell, Brian 39 Blaine, Roland 54 Blakeslee, Troy 54 Blankenship, Craig 35, 174 Blankenship, Jeana 69 Blankenship, Michelle 54, 130, 182, 213, 214 Blankenship, Mike 54 Blessman, Jenny 54, 152, 213, 214 Blount, Phil 36, 123, 141 Boby, Mike 69 Bodenstab, Tom 54, 203 Boecker, Rhonda 35, 148 Boecker, Tamara 69 Bohanon, Angela 35, 111, 165 Bohanon, Jolaina 69, 164, 165 Bokrovits, Sheila 35, 149 Bonadonna, David 54 Bonadonna, RoseAnne 35, 109, 139 Bond, Brad 54, 174, 203 Bond, Paul 69, 146, 150 Bond, Vince 54 Bone, Angela 35, 145, 152 Booker, Donna 35, 148 Boone, Terry 35 Bordeno, Joni 69 Boring, Chrissy 54 Botkins, Tom 91 Bowen, Bob 54 Bowers, Robert 35 Bowman, James 85 Boyd, Brady 69 Boyd, Paul 36 Bozarth, Fred 80 Braby, David 55 Bradford, Jerry 36 Bradley, Louis 85 Braley, Colin 36, 63, 133, 184 Brayfield, Melanie 69, 213 Bradley, Teresa 54 Branstetter, Erik 55 Breidel, Tina 55, 130 Breshears, Joe 69, 123 Brewer, Lavon 69 Breyiogle, Eric 55 Bridges, Lois 90 Bridges, Melissa 55 Briggs, Robert 36, 148 Brinkmeyer, Sandy 69 Brisbin, Sherri 55 Briseno, Michelle 69, 140, 213 Brogdon, Carl 55, 123 Brooks, Wayne 55, 133 Brown, Brenda 172, 196 Brown, Charles 69 Brown, Kathy 36, 123, 129, 138 Brown, Kyndra 69, 213 Brown, Leroy 81, 82, 83 Brown, Mona 69 Brown, Phil 69, 180 Browning, Kevin 55 Browning, Kim 69 Brunch, Judy 85 Bruner, Dennis 55, 69, 209 Bruner, Patricia 36, 115, 123 Bruner, Robert 117, 174 , Brunson, Ken 55 Bruce, Mike 36 Bryant, David 36 Buchanan, Karl 69 Buck, Mike 36 Buckley, Brenda 36, 111, 123, 129, 138, 139, 141, 146 Buckley, Cindy 55 Bucko, Victor 36 Bullard, Debbie 69 Bullock, John 69 Burgess, Tracy 36 Burleson, Shelli 69, 172 Burnett, Scott 20, 36, 174, 177 Bumo, Keith 133 Burns, Keith 55 Bums, Melody 69, 166 'z 1. T- Y C Q wa -.-., 'c-.. i -.,,..-- ,- i i Bumworth, Greg 69 Burris, Chuck 36 Burrus, Danny 55 Burton, Anita 36, 112, 149 Butcher, Cheryl 36 Butcher, Lisa 36, 149 Butler, Jeff 55, 116 Button, Chris 55, 133, 142, 174 Byrd, David 36 Byrd, Doug 55 J Ciil Cable, Susie 69, 123 Caldwell, Heather 69, 165 Caldwell, Stephanie 69 Calfas, David 69 Calvin, Gina 69, 213 Calvin, Troy 174 Campbell, Chris 55 Campbell, Laura 69 Campbell, Paul 69 Campbell, Rhonda 55, 145 Campbell, Roger 21, 36 Campbell, Samantha 69, 213 Campos, Toni 55 Canaday, Steve 36, 49, 123, 128, 129 Caples, Steve 69 Capps, Rhonda 85 Carpenter, Douglas 36, 138, 174 Carpenter, Jay 69, 180 Carpenter, Kim 69 Carr, Jeff 36, 128 Carr, Mike 56 Carr, Steve 36, 108, 111, 138, 147 Carroll, Melody 56 . Carter, Allen 56 Carter, Carrie 69, 166, 213 Carter, Glenn 36, 138, 144, 147 Carter visit 8, 9 Cartwright, Becky 36 Cartwright, Christy 56, 130 Carver, Stacey 56 Case, Kyla 56 Case, Rusty 26, 36, 90, 174, 177, Case, Steve 56, 101, 133 Casey, Phil 36 Casselman, Danielle 36 Castro, Carrie 36 Castro, Chris 69 Caswell, Brent 70, 123, 128 Caswell, Cindy 36 Caton, Jody 56, 121 Caviness, Charelotte 36 Caviness, Todd 70 Chadwick, Karen 18, 130 Chamberlain, Nancy 70 Chambers, Sherri 56 Chandler, Melinda 36, 171, 196, Chapman, Floyd 91 Chapman, Kelly 36, 140 Charboneau, Rob Cheerleaders 216,219 Chenoweth, Misty 70 Chenoweth, Nada 90 Chess Club 151 Childers, Judy 36 Childress, Danny 55, 56, 146 Choir, Girls' 130, 131 Choir, Men's 132, 133 Christensen, Chris 56, 143, 146 Christensen, Merrily 90 Christensen, Wayne 203 198,199 Christian, Sandra 70, 213 Christina, Jay 37 Christy, Vickie 70 Church, Stormy 56 Clark, Michele 37, 123 Clark, Tammie 37 Clark, Wendi 70 Clark, William 85 Clemons, Ron 85 Clevenger, Kristie 56 Cline, Esther 37 Cline, Regina 70 Clothier, David 37, 123, 128, 129 Clothier, Russell 56, 123, 138 Clough, Liz 56, 165 Clutter, Shelley 37, 148 Cochran, Julie 70 Cochran, Tom 56, 143, 152 Codilla, Narcisa 37 Coe, Mike 70 Coffman, Don 85, 135, 175, 181 Cohoon, Cathy 36, 138 Cohoon, George 56, 174 Cokingtin, Cliff 26, 31, 37, 110, 111, 138, 152 Coldsnow, Jill 70 Coleman, Chuck 37, 133 Coleman, Donald 70 Coleman, Susan 70 Colleti, Joe 56 Collins, Debbie 70 Collins, Kevin 56, 148 Combs, Julie 70 Comer, Scott 56 Commino, Liz 37, 144, 171 Comstock, Angie 56, 138, 145, 152, 213, 214 Concert Choir 128, 129 Conde, Derek 56, 143 index!233 indexj234 Conde, Dominic 56 Conde, Pepin 37, 108, 109, 111, 138 Connors, Scott 57, 187 Conrick, Steve 37 Cook, John 180 Cook, Izwerence 85 Cook, Lee 70 Cook, Raymond 70 Copeland, Jim 70 Copeland, Paula 57, 138 Copenhaven, Gary 57 Cordes, David 37, 174 Cordle, Dan 57, 174 Corteville, Bill 70, 180 Corzine, Allen 57 Corzine, Tina 37 Coskey, George 85 Cottrill, Kelly 37 Coughenour, Lorie 57 Coughenour, Mike 70 Courier, Carol 57 Courtwarming 210, 211 Cox, Felicia 38, 128, 130 Cox, Mike 57 Cox, Nancy 57 Cox, Norman 85, 147 Cox, Susan 38, 108, 171 Crabtree, Tim 70 Crager, Amy 38, 145, 150 Craig, Jeff 148 Craig, Julie 70 Crain, Linda 57 Crawford, Jerry 57 Crawford, Marcella 81 Crawford, Shellie 70 Crew, Jerry 57 Cross, Cheryl 57 Cross Country IBoysj 162, 163 Cross Country fGirlsj 164, 165 Cross, Helen 90 Cross, Mark 57 Crow, Page 19, 38, 104 Croxton, Neil 57, 123 Cruwell, Sharon 70 Cummins, Dana 38, 128, Cypret, Michelle 70 d Dacy, Chris 57, 148 Dacy, Melaney 38, 148 Daniel, Brian 38 Daniels, Craig 38, 148 Danzo, Angelo 70, 213 Daohy, Ron 38 Daugherty, Maura 70 Daugherty, Sandra 70 Davidson, Edmund 85 129, 132, 133, 142, 155 Davidson, Kelly 57, 128, 130, 13 Davies, Sandy 38, 128,' 155, 196 Davis, Christina 57, 166, 169 Davis, Donna 57 Davis, Jeff 70, 134 Davis, Kelly 38 Davis, Lisa 38 Davis, Monty 57 Davis, Rick 57, 133 Davis, Tammy 70, 145 Day, Kathlyn 57, 138, 144, 150, Dean, Teri 70 DECA 149 Deatherage, Tracy 70 Deckard, Renee 70 Dehoney, Serena 57 Delana, Tina 70 Demmit, Alta 90 1, 138, 141 155 Dempsey, Nancy 38, 108, 123 Dempsey, Tim 70 Denham, Fred 70 Denny, Mark 38 Deschesnes, Rhonda 70 Deschesnes, Tina 57, 148 DeSeIms, Jack 85 DeSelms, Sherri 39, 107, 128, 138 Deters, Jean 38, 150 DeYoung, Mark 20, 57, 174, 187 Diaz, Tina 70, 130 Dickerson, Denise 70 Dickerson, Douglas 57, 142, 143 Dickinson, Robbi 57 Dietrich, Cathy 57 Dietrich, Steve 39, 128 Dinsmore, Donna 39, 152, 213, 214 Dinsmore, Jerry 85 Dinwiddie, Donald 70 Dishong, Thelma 57 Dod, Christie 39 Dod, David 57, 133, 187 Dod, Debbie 70 Dodson, Bryan 70 Donahoo, Greg 39 Donahue, Darrin 57 Doney, Joe 57 Donnici, John 39 Donnici, Louis 70, 151 Donovan, Colleen 39, 150 Donovan, Jerry 57 Dorsey, Grant 30, 39 Doss, Diana 57 Doughty, Tim 57, 148 Dowell, Hubert 70, 180 Dowell, Licia 39, 149 Dowell, Lynne 39, 142 Dowell, Mike 57, 115 Dowell, Sonya 39, 128 Z, -1-sg E Gaines, Jan 71 2: E Dowelli 513139 70 Farley, Norrene 81 ' - Dowell, Stella 70 Farley, Robert 71, 135, 143 5r8nko 40, 145' 149 DOWHGSM Gi9139, 130 Farnham, Jill 128 Girls Glee Club 130 Downey. Jamie 39, 149 Farnham, Rachel 40, 71, 96, 128, 129 138 Given Paul 58 i Downey, Kim 70, 72, 213, 218 Farris, Carla 40, 146 l Gladbgch Allison 71 D"'ff48f 49 Farris, Dennis 71, 116 GIidewell,,Kim 71 213 Drama 1051 107 Felfen. Dana 40 Goddard Tracy 40 Drinkwater, William 85, 147 Fenner, Jann 58 Godfrey 'Dan 58 Driskell, Debra 3, 39, 107, 123, 128, 129, 130, 141, Feo, Christine 40 Godfrey, Tom 58 142 , Ferguson, Angel 71 Goff, Danny 72 Df0290i.l-11106 39 Ferguson, Mark 40, 128, 133, 152 Gomez, Vito 40 Dfl1mW1'1Bhti Dflffel 39, 151 Ferree, Stacy 58, 130, 213, 214 Goodwin, Charby 58, 130 Ilg:1::l1Zvrl2lrl:.716l1Chelle 57, 148 Fields, Kevin ss, 174 goosey, Keith 40, 108, 123, 128 1 ' ' oosman, Lori 4 l Duchene, Pat 39, 110, 111, 139, 140, 145, 152, 213, 40' 108' 138 Gorden, Carla 580 214 , Fiiaiek, Dan 40, 174 Gordon. Larry 58, 133 7 Duckwoffha B111 70 Fitch, Susan 40 Gore, Amy 58, 145. 213 U DUCkVf0Y1hi Tammy 39 Flesner, Jerry 58 186 187 Gouldsmith, Ronnie 40 D1-lmmlfii Perf!! 70 ' Fletcher 'l-racy 7'1 ' Graham, Fred 72 gunm' lgaffv 70 Football: J. varsity 178 179 Graham, Kirk 40, 133 UUSBT1, l-15811 39 ' Graham, Mike 40, 133 Dunham, Phillip ss, 128, 131, 132, 133 181 Graham, Shelia ss DUR99i A115011 70 Forbls bavid 58 ' Graham, Sherry 40 DUR22i Michele 39, 149 Ford babble 58 Graham, Susan 40, 108, 150, 155 Durham, Cindy 57, 138,196 Ford, Jean Ann 71 172 200 210 Grajeda, Karin 40, 128, 154, 155 Durnell, Mary 57 Ford' Jeff 58 ' ' ' Gramlich, David 72, 133 , Durst, Suzanne 70 ' Gran, Geoffrey 58 Dutton, Mary 70 6. Eades, Bobby 57 Earhart, Rich 57 Earnshaw, Chris 39 Easley, Tom 39 Ebert, Tammy 39 Eden, James 39 Edmondson, Martha 80 Edwards, Derek 39 Edwards, Lori 57 Edwards, Scott 70, 123, 128 Eiken, Nancy 55, 57, 145, 155 Eischen, Lisa 39 Ek, Kathy 39, 138, 146, 150 Eklund, Ray 90 Elgin, Karen 57, 143, 213 El-Hosni, Becky 57, 145, 213 Elkins, Larry 39, 133, 174 Elliott, David 57, 152, 203, 207 Ellis, Jeff 49, 108, 109, 128, 129, 138, 141 Ellis, John 70 Ellis, Rick 57 Enfield, Keith 70, 180, 209 Engelman, Jim 39 England, Gib 57, 151 Enke, Robin 57, 128 Epperson, Scott 39 Etter, Dayna 58 Evans, Barbara 39 Evans, David 70 Evans, Debbie 58, 130 Evans, Doug 58, 123, 174 Evans, Elayna 70, 128, 145 Evans, Eric 39, 123, 138, 146 gil Fairbanks, Craig 71 Fann, Becky 39, 102, 128, 138, 144, 155 Fansher, Danna 40 Fansher, Greg 53- 174 Farquhar, Donna 40 Fornelli, Mike 40, 108 Fortner, Mike 58, 123 Foudree, Mark 71, 162, 209 Fowler, Mark 71, 180 Fox, Greg 40 - Fox, Leslie 71 Francis, Freddie 58 Franco, Mark 71 Franklin, Kent 71 Frazier, Eddie 40, 111 Free, Pamela 90 French Club 145 French, Helen 81 French, Rhonda 21, 183 French, Rita 58 Freytag, John 85 Friend, David 129 Friend, John 40, 123, 128 Si- Gaines, Melody 58, 130 Gamble, Roger 40, 147, 186, 187 Gannaway, Richard 58, 138, 163 Gannaway, Tammy 58 Garcia, Celia 40, 108, 150 Garcia, Jesse 71 Garrett, Vance 71, 155 Garrison, Karen 85 Garrison, Teresa 40 Gauldin, Kevin 40 Gearhardt, Leanna 40 Geier, Jon 71 Geier, Susan 148 Gensler, Kirk 40 Gentry, Mike 58 Gentry, Robin 40 George, Deanna 90 George, Randy 71 Gerdtz, Brock 58 Giandalla, Sandra 40 Giarraputo, Steve 71, 180 Gibson, Dianna 58, 138, 233 Gifford, Eddie 40 Gilbert, Jeff 40 Gilges, Keith 58 Gilges, Kevin 71 Granth am, Linda 85 Graves, Helen 90 Gray, Randy 72 Greath ouse, Melody 41 Green, Brenda 41 Green, Brigitte 72 Green, Jaurie 58 Green, Jeff 148 Green, Jim 58, 140 Green, Tim 72 Q index Greenfield, Lori 41, 108, 128, 144, 150, 237 Greenfield, Rhonda 58, 145, 200 Greer, Chris 41 Gregath, Deanna 41, 149 Gregg, Debbie 41 Gregg, Donnie 41 Gregory, Teri 41 Gregovich, Lisa 41, 130 Gregovich, Lynn 58, 121, 140 Griep, Chris 58, 174 Griffin, Danny 58, 163 Griffith, Linda 85, 100 Griffith, Shelly 72, 145 Gross, Bert 37, 41, 138, 174, 195 Gross, Roger 58 Grove, Laurie 58,213,214 Grusdat, Monika 41, 130, 138 Guerra, Jay 72, 123, 128 Guffey, Nathan 58, 148 Giimey, Terri 41, 123, 144, 146 h-.ll Haas, Jennifer 58, 145, 155, 213 Hadley, Debbie 72 Hafner, Mark 58, 203 Hageman, Lisa 72 Hahn, Carole 72 Haight, Trip 58, 174 Hall, Cheryl 72 Hallford, Sue 72, 213 Halliday, Sara 72 E Halsey, Doug 72, 195 Halsey, Linela 20, 41 Halterman, Ronnie 72, 180 Hamby, Bruce 72, 151, 180 Hamilton, Brad 41 Hancock, Brent 72, 145 .--a-: -. -il-.-..- index!235 :rl index Handley, Bob 86 Handley, Jeff 58 Hanes, Cindy 41 Hanlon, Tracy 42, 103, 108, 144 Hanrahan, Tom 105, 143 Hanson, Phyllis 89 Hardin, Vicki 58, 130 Hardwick, Christy 42 Hardy, Laura 72 Harlacher, Denelle 42 Harless, Gloria 42 Harlow, Nisan 72, 140 Harms, Cindy 58 Harms, Randy 72 Harper, Kelly 58, 130 Harris, Chuck 95 Harris, Janet 42 Harris, Scott 73 Harris, Steve 187 Harris, Todd 42, 123 Harrison, Doug 59 Hart, Kenneth 59 Hartley, Mark 59 Harvey, Shelly 73 Hatcher, Sharon 59, 138 Hauschel, Jo 42 Hawk, Tina 42, 108, 138, 139, 150 Hawkins, Jennifer 59, 123 Hawks, Derk 73, 146 ' Hawthome, Randy 73 Hayner, Linda 42, 119 Haynes, Deanne 73, 143, 213 Hayward, Jim 42, 151 Hayward, John 73, 151 Heady, Ann 59 Heath, Dwila 42, 123, 131, 138, 142 Hedges. Kevin 42, 151 Hedlin, Pete 42, 144, 156, 158, 184, 1s7 Hedrick, Bobby 73, 123 Hedson, Calvin 59 Heidbrier, Brian 42, 151 Heidbrier, Julie 73 Heinz, Martin 73 Heiple, Russell 42 Hemmerlein, Heidi 213 Henderson, Darron 59 Henderson, John 98 Henderson, Kathy 59 Henderson, Kathy 43, 148 Hendricks, Danny 73 Hendrix, Gina 43 Hendrix, Shelley 23, 43, 108, 139, 152, 156, 157 Henley, Bob 31, 43, 96, 97, 138, 151, 187, 234 Henley, Dr. Robert 80 Henley, Laura 73, 166 Henry, Andy 43 Hernandez, Roseanne 59, 143 Herren, Debra 73 Herrick, Susan 73, 131 Herring, Kevin 43, 174 Hess, Susie 18, 19, 59, 145 Hessenflow, Alicia 73 Hickert, John 59 Hicks, Jeff 73 Higginbotham, Don 73 High. Kim 59 Hile, Peter 166, 197, 199 Hill, Bobbie 59, 130 Hill, Lisa 59 Hill, Mark 43, 147 Hill, Sherri 43 Hills, Anne 73, 150, 152 Hills, Shane 59, 143, 150, 152 Hirsch, Janice 90, 148 Hodges, Monica 59 indexl236 ' Hodhes, Jennie 59 Hoelscher Libb 31 43 138, 140, 144, 146, 150 1 V 1 y Hoelscher, Mary 73, 150 Hoeppner, Mike 43 Hoffine, Margie 59, 130 Hoffman, Janet 59, 130, 145 Hogue, John 59 Holcomb, Brian 73, 123, 180, 188 Holcomb, Jenny 59, 123, 128, 138, 142, 144, 213 Holderness, Todd 59, 174 Holeman, Laura 43 Holliday, Tracy Marie 73 Holliway, Jane 217 Holloway, Andrew 73, 148, 195 Holloway, Shawn 59 Holm, James 60, 174 Holm, Kelly 43 Holman, Debbie 60 Holsten, Jill 73 Holt, Mary 60, 244 Holwick, Frank 82, B3 Homecoming 182, 183 Hood, Mark 43 Hooper, Mike 60 Hopkins, Kim 60 Hopkins, Susan 43 Horn, Tracy 60, 217 Horner, Connie 73, 146 Horner, Lisa 43, 138, 144, 150 Hosack, Mike 60 Houston, Joe 73, 209 Howard, Becky 73, 125, 200 Howard, Brian 60, 138, 174 Howard, Genevieve 86 Howard, Kim 60, 148 Howard, Kristi 218 Howard, Robby 43 Howard, Rod 43 Howe, Jeff 60, 153 Howell, Lance 43 Hubble, Floyd 87, 153 Hucke, Mark 60 Huddle, Wendy 73 Hudgens, Shannon 73 Huelse, Mark 207 Huff, Chris 41, 43 Huff, Kevin 73 Hughes, Darrell 73 Hukkanen, Randy 60 Hungerford, Keith 73 Hunter, Al 87 Hunter, Larry 60 Hurd, Michelle 60, 130, 145 Hurst, Jeff 60 Hurt, Belinda 43 Hutton, Emma 90 Hutton, Regina 43 lmmer, Joy 73, 123, 128, 130, 138 lnce, Brent 60, 187 Interact 152 lsaacs, Steve 73 I -if Jackson, Gerald 87 Jackson, Kenny 73, 180 Jackson, Wally 60 Jacobs, Mike 43 Q James, Norman 87 Jardak, Amelle 73 Jardine, Jim 60 Jarmin, Jeanne 73 Jarmin, Joan 73 Jenkins, Sandra 43 Jennings, Chris 73 Jennings, Jeff 73 Jensen, Scott 43 Jenson Lana 43 46 Jenson: Lynne11Q43', 46,,123 138 141 142 JETS 147 Jobe, Alan 43 Johann, Karen 60, 130 Johann, Sharon 43 Johnson, Andy 43 Johnson, Angie 43 Johnson, Beverly 90 Johnson, Brent 60 Johnson, Deanna 43, 149 Johnson Debbie 43 Johnson, Jim 43, 174 Johnson, Joel 44 Johnson Johnson Johnson Johnson Johnson Johnson Johnson Johnson, Johnson, 1 n 1 i v Kari 73 Kim 73 Kris 73, 166 Robin 73 Steve 60, 174 Sue 60 Terry 73, 180 Tom 73 Wendy 73 Johnston, Anita 44 Jones, Brad 163 Jones, Cheryl 73, 130 Jones, Debbie 44 Jones, Glenna 44, 138, 1 Jones, Jamie 60, 123 Jones, Jim 60, 133 Jones, Joan 87 Jones, Lisa 44 Jones, Scott 44 Jones, Tammy 73 Jones, Tim 44, 133 Jordan, Pam 44, 113, 145 Jourdan, Phil 73 Joumalism 110-111 Joy, Lesli 44, 123 Juarez, Cheri 44, 53 Justice, Steve 73 Justus, J. J. 73, 140, 172 k-l..- Kackley, Vince 61, 148 Kalhom, Rhea 87 Kallmeier, Linda 61, 138 Karas, Debbie 61, 155 Kata, Pelenarse 61 Katherman, Beth 44, 108 123 138 145 Katz, Doug 61 Keeland, Sharon 87 Keene, Chris 180 Kehring, Lisa 61, 140, 213 219 Keightley, Kay 44 Keil, George 61 Kelley, Carol 187 Kelley, Randy 44 Kelly, Carolyn 44 Kelly, Megan 44, 111, Kendall, Sarah 61 Kendrick, Mark 44 Kennedy, Josh 44 Kennedy, Sam 61 Kenney, Pam 73, 145 123 141 142 146 45 138 166 1-7 5 ,.... T-IZ"" l Kenworthy, Amber 44 Ker, Robin 73 Kerley, Cindy 61, 145, 152, 155 Kesner, Bart 61, 123 Kettner, Patrick 44, 123 Kettner, Timothy 61 Kilgore, Pam 61 Kim, Chong 61, 138, 142, 155, 159, 230 Kim, Song 71 Kim, Tony 44 Kincaid, Larry 44 King, Jim 73 King, Marilyn 87, 140 King, Russell 61 Kinne, Brian 61 Kinney, Danny 73, 195 Kiper, Charles 73 Kirkpatrick, Sherry 61 Kleassen, David 61, 148 Klim, Steve 174 Klimt, Kurt 61, 147 Klinginsmith, Dee 44, 113 Kluska, Cindy 44, 21Oj Knapp, Cherie 61 Knapp, Karla 44 Knight, Tim 61, 123 Kniper, Charles 195 Knox, Bobby 61 Koftan, Sheila 73 Kohl, Malinda 44, 148 Kohl, David 73 Korinek, Chris 73 Kraner,Matt 44, 174 Kratz, Dana 61, 123, 196 Kreps, Melissa 44, 130 Kriewitz, Tammy 44 Kubli, Kaye 74, 172, 200 145, 150, 152, 154, Kuenne, Jeff 44, 108, 123, 157 Kuhn, David 74 Kuhn, Lisa 74, 213 Kuhnert, Troy 74 Kurbin, Keith 74 Kuzniakowski, Beverly 89 Kuzniakowski, Terry 74, 123 Kyle, Marjorie 74 Kytle, Karey 61, 196 IL... Laber, Larry 74 Laber, Sheryl 44, 148 Lady, Lori 44, 113, 123, 124, 138, 149 Lady, Roger 74, 209 Lafferty, Matt 74 Laftoon, Ricky 44, 142, 151 Laifoon, Vicky 44, 130 Lammers, Sean 74 Lampton, Mary 87 Lance, Ryan 61, 142 Landers, Sara Beth 74 Landes, Paul 74, 151 Landes, Paul 37, 44 Landolt, James 74 Landolt, Jerry 74 Lang, Jeff 74 Langton, Pennie Sue 26, 45, 143, 213, 214, 225 Lanning, Wayne 74 Lasid, Barry 133, 148, 150 Lathrop, Carl 61, 174 Latimer, Rob 20, 45 Latimer, Robin 45, 142 Laughlin, Doug 61 Launiuvao, Merita 45, 61 Lavis, Karla 45, 149, 214 Lavis, Kim 61, 145, 152, 213, 214 Lazenby, Jill 45 Leath, Penny 45, 142 Leaf, Shirley 90 Leeper, Doug 74 Leonard, Richard 61 Lester, Dave 61 LeVota, Phil 74 Lewis, Nancy 45, 123, 140 Lewis, Randy 133, 148 Lewis, Vonda, 74 Lierman, Richard 61, 123 Light, Susan 61 Likely, Tommi 45, 108, 213, 216, 217 Lilly, Becky 45 Lindgren, Carla 61, 123, 138, 141 Lindsey, Susie 45, 111, 138, 139, 196, Linhardt, Lisa 45, 108, 138, 139, 150 Linville, Tracie 45, 176, 216, 217 Lippe, David 45, 142 Lippe, Elsie 90 Lipps, Leslie 45, 148 Little, Ron 61 Locascio, Julie 46 Lockwood, Jack 74, 180 Lockwood, Troy 74 Logsdon, Joe 74 Loun, Kim 61 Love, Gary 85, 87 Lowderman, Bryan 46, 187 Lowderman, Linda 68, 74, 104, 143 Lowe, Gregg 16, 46, 128, 129, 132, 133 Lowe, Renee 61, 172 Lowery, David 72, 74, 180 Lucas, Julie 61,213,214 Lucas, Rhonda 74 210 , 174, 184 --il., -i-ia. index! 237 indexf238 Lucero, Diane 46 Lukens, Craig 74 Lundberg, David 46, 123, 138 Lundy, Kathy 46, 148 Lutes, Lisa 74, 213 Luttrell, Brian 46 Lynch, Kim 74, 143 Lyon, Brad 61, 207 Lyon, Julie 46 Lyons, Louise 87 m Mackey, Gretchen 74, 213 Mackey, Ron 61, 128, 138, 145 Macklin, Daren 74, 133, 16 MacPherson, Paul 74, 123 Maddox, Michael 61, 148 Maddox, Robin 46, 111 , ., Madson, Melissa 74, 213 P' Magel, Jeff 46 Magill, Cindy 61, 123, 125, 129, 138 Magruder, Lisa 46, 111 Maher, Ray 87 Main, Cheryl 74 Makinen, Mike 46 Makinen, Robbie 61, 174 Mallory, Tammy 74 Malloy, Kevin 74 Malone, Evon 90 Maloney, Cyndi 46 Maloney, Joe 61, 172 Malott, Janice 85, 87, 140 Malott, Paula 74 Mancini, Chris 61 Mancini, David 46, 148 Mandacina, Joe 61, 174 Manns, Carla 46, 148 Mansfield, Lisa 74 Mansfield, Rick 47 Manthe, Lisa 74, 104, 143, 213 Manuel, Marian 87 Markham, Kathy 47, 145, 213, 214 Martin, Carrie 74 Martin. Karen 74. 213 Martin, Monty 74 Martin, Michelle 47, 149 Martin, Richard 74 Martin, Russell 61 Martinez, Julie 61, 138, 146 Martinez, Mark 61 ' Massey, Wynetta 62, 123, 138, 143, 166 Mast, Suzy 62, 123 Mata, Danny 74 Matson, Kim 62 Mayden, Ginna 62, 152, 213, 214 Mayse, Dana 62 McArthur, Bryan 62 McCandless, Sandy 74, 134 McCartney, Lisa 62, 140, 142 McCarty, Bill 74 McCauley, Lance 62 McClain, Paul 62, 151, 187 McClellan, David 47 .. McCollum, Delores 62, 123, 145 McConnell, Roseanne 72, 74 McCormick, Julia 47, 108, 135, 139, 145 McCulley, Gary 74, 207 McCulley, Greg 62, 133 McCulley, Terry 74, 203 , 152 7 L 2:15 l -qvr.,5,L3. L' 1 'Z' C index McDanial, Threasa 74, 213, 219 McDowall, Wayne 62 McGee, Steve 47, 74 McGinness, Caren 62, 140, 145, 146, 155 McGovern, Mary Ann 87 McHenry, Bob 87 McHenry, Cynthia 62, 213, 217 McMahon, Kathy 74 McMahon, Teresa 29, 47, 144, 146, 166, 168, 210 McMilian, Brian 47, 133 McPherson, Kevin 133 1 McQuinn, Michelle 62, 138, 144, 145, 213, 214 McVay, Sharon 62 , McWhorter, Diana 74 Medlin, Marc 11, 62 Meier, Carla 62, 140 Meier, Julie 62, 135, 143 ' Mendicki, Lynne 62 Mercado, Eric 62, 100 Mercer, Linda 47 Merrell, Laura 62 Merrill, Cheri 47 Meyer, Cindy 74 ' Meyer, Meyer, Karen 74 Johnna 47, 138, 152, 170, 171, 213, 214 Meyer, Lori 62, 145 Meyer , Marsha 74 Milford, Belinda 67 Miller, Miller, Miller, Alice 81, 84 Andrea 74, 130 Bill 47, 133 Miller, Bob 62, 140 Miller, Chris 74 Miller, Ginny 87 Miller, Janice 47, 144, 146 Miller, Jeanette 47 I Miller, Kevin 62, 140, 174 Miller, Larry 62, 140, 174 Miller, Laura 128 Miller, Melissa 74, 213 Noland, Holly 59. 62, 123. 128 Miller, Scott 74, 133 Miller, Sherri 62, 138, 171, 196, 199 Millerschultz, Jim 62 Millison, Steve 148 Millison, Steve 67 Milstead, Denise 47, 123, 146, 150 Milum, Dianna 62, 130 Milum, Laura 74 Minthom, Laura 47, 138, 140, 144, 150 Minton, Dale 47 Mitchell, Brian 187 Mitchell. Jeff 74 Mitchell, John 47 Mitchell, John 75, 148 Mitchell, Paula 55, 62, 138, 145, 155, 213 Mitti, Marty 143 Miyamoto, Cathryne 62, 148 Molder, Ken 75 Molt, Cami 62, 138, 150 Monaco, John 34, 47, 174, 184 Moore, Beth 108 Moore, Cindy 47, 148 Moore, Ginger 62 Moore, Jennifer 75, 213 Moore, Kelly 74, 151 Moore, Mark 47, 123, 138, 151 Moore, Wayne 75 Morain, Darlene 62 Morerod, Troy 62, 163 Morerod, Zane 62, 163, 193 Morgan, Todd 74 - , Morlok, Bob 62, 133 Morne, Robert 62 Morris, Robert 207 Morrison, Dr. H. Ray 80 Mosbauer, Chris Mullins, Rachel 75 Murphy, cathy ez, 123, 138, 145,230 Murphy, Debbie 75 Murphy, Julie 30, 31, 47, 111, 123, 138, 139, 145 Murphy, Kevin 62, 140 Mutti, Marty 75, 105, 123 Myers, Jamie 75 Myers, Shawn 75, 151 nl.. NAHS 140 Nash, Lisa 18, 20, 47, 108 Naudet, Charles 87 Neal, Milton 62, 174 Nelson, Charles 87, 96 Nelson, Curt 203 I Nelson, Jeff 75 Nelson, Terri 47 Nesbitt, Butch 62 Netherton, Angie 62 Neves, Bibiana 47, 145, 146, 154, 155 Newport, Kerry 75, 180 NFL 143 NHS 138 Nicholson, Jason 62 Nickel, Greg 68, 72, 75 Nickle, Kevin 75 Nicola, Julie 75, 172 Noelker Cher l 47 130 141 , V , . Noland, April 47, 123, 128, 130, Noland, Nikki 68, 75, 165, 200 Nordike, Allan 47 Norfleet, Mitch 47 Norris, Rhonda 62 NSHS 144 Oil..- O'Benar, Jacquie 47 O'Dell, Dennis 75 Ogle, Elaine 47, 149 Ogle, Susan 75 Ohap, Lana 75 Olinger, Gayle 75 Olinger, Robert 47 141, 145 129 O'Neill, Mike 75 Orchestra 126 Orlando, Jovita 75 Ormsbee, Dawnett 62 Orwick, Patty 47 Osborn, Norma 81 Osbome, Robert 48, 174 Ottens, Donna 76 Owens, Martha 87 Oyler, Bradley 63 p-ii? Pace, Scott 63, 145, 152, 155 Pagel, Carrie 48 Palmer, Greg 63, 128, 129, 142 Palmer, Robin 51 Pantoja, Teresa 76, 213 Paris, Bruce 76 Park, Chan 76 Parker, Emily 63 Parker, Lori 63 Parker, Shari 63 Parker, Todd 63, 140, 146, 147 Parks, Dan 63 Parks, Doug 63 Parks, Emery 80 Parks, LeRoy 91 Parrish, Dee 63 Parrish, John 48, 148 Patterson, Dawn 63 Patton, Kelly 63, 148 Pauk, Roger 87, 181 Paul, Gary 48 Paulson, Nancy 76, 130, 200 Paxton, Barbara 48, 143 Payne, Cherise 63, 123, 128, 129, Pearl, Dennis 48 Pearman, Jeff 48 Pederson, Reid 76, 123 Pelletier, Bill 63, 104 Pence, Ron 63, 203 Pendleton, Lisa 63 Pennel, Cheri 63 Pennell, Christy 76 Pennington, Lisa 48, 111 Penrod, David 24, 76, 180 Pep Club 213 Perkins, Marsha 48 Peters, Wendy 63 Peterson, Cathy 76 Petet, Patty 48, 165 Pettit, John 48 Phelps, Laurie 63 Phelps, Scott 71, 76, 116, 117 Philpott, Cheryl 48, 146, 150 Philpott, Laura 48, 145, 150 Pier, Lorrain 76 Pier, Melody 48 Pierpoint, Laurie 48, 213 Piker, Dana 63 Pimblott, Ginger 48, 123, 128, 148 1 1.--.1---t .li-11. index!239 r, 1 F . I I 1 , 1 I: , I, I I ,V l l 12 I I 1 'I I I I I I is I ,, 1 ,i I I I 1 5 I I I , , I I 1 I I l I I l I I I I I I I I 5 I ' 3 I l I , i , I I l I l I I E I ini indexf240 index 6 Fierce, Angie 63 Pinson, Jana 48 Pittman, David 63, 133 Plain, Nancy 63 Plake, Steve 63, 174 Ploeger, Donnie 64 Poindexter, Dana 64 Polacek, Jeff 76 Polacek, Kent 48, 148 Pollack, Lynnie 48 Pollard, Jim 64, 207 Pool, Diana 48 Pool, Sheila 87, 88 Popplewell, Brenda 48 Porter, Faith 88 Porter, Jeff 76, 209 Porter, Jenny 64, 213 Posler, Tracy 76 Postnikoff, Judith 76 Poteet, Eva Lou 90 Powder Puff 184, 185 Powell, Linda 76 Pratt, Noelle 48, 128 Preator, Chad 76 Preissler, Markus 48, 146, 1 Presley, Daniel 64, 146 Presley, David 48, 140, 176 Preston, Robin 76, 213, 218 Preston, Sheila 48 Price, Patty 76 Project Write 92, 93 Pruetting, Mike 64, 174 Publications 108, 109 Puckett, Lori 77 Pulley, Abby 107 Pursley, Mary 91 q i Quaintance, Debbie 48 Qualls, Deane 81 Quarti, Linda 77, 213 Quick, Beth 77 Quick, Scott 64, 134, 143 Quill and Scroll 138 Quinlan, Pat 64 .Y-...T- Rabideau, Julie 64 Ragner, Leslie 48 47, 154, 155 Ragsdale, Dana 148 Rago, Mike 48 Ragusa, Teresa 90 Raiford, Robin 48 Ramirez, Annette 77 Randoph, Cindy 64 Rea, Chris 64 Reagan, Lisa 48 Regan, Patricia 90 Rector, Donna 77 Reddell, Sonya 64, 196 Redman, Kimm 48 Reed, David 77 Reed, Todd 48 Reed, Tracy 55, 64, 1 Reid, Anne 64 Rellihan, Kim 77 Rellihan, Phil 64, 174 Remington, Robyn 49 Rentrow, Don 49 Reyes, Lisa 49, 149 Rice, Casilda 88, 145 Rice, Jeff 77, 123 Rice, Pat 49 148 Rice, Teresa 49, 108, 138, 13 Rice, Vince 77 Richards, Keith 128 Rich ardson, Andy 49, 133 Richardson, Chris 77 Richardson, Margaret 49 Richardson, Mike 64 Richey, John 49, 174 Rickey, David 49 Ridings, Scott 77 Ried Rife, er, Judy 64 Lisa 64 Riffe, Paul 49 Rigg, Eric 77 Rigg, Marc 77 Rigg s, Bobby 77 Riley, Renee 49 Riley, Stan 77 Rine Rine lla, Angela 64 lla, John 77 Risinger, Carmen 49 Risinger, Daryl 77 Ritchie, Lee 64 Ritter, Kirk 64, 123 Roark, Tammie 49 Robel, Greg 77, 180 Roberts, Brent 49 Robertson, Doneta 88 Robinett, Bill 77 Robinson, Chris 77, 143, 155 Rock, David 81 Rodak, Andrea 77, 219 Rodak, Paula 65, 145, 155 Rogers, Jimmy '65 Romstad, Mike 49 Rose, Todd 65, 174 Ross, Curtis 77 Rowe, Debby 65 Rowe, Jerry 65, 174 Ruse, Doug 49, 174, 203 Russell, Donnie bb Russell, Kevin 77 Rustin, Ellen 65 Rutherford, Jim 49 Ryken, Fred 49, 148 as, 145, 152, 166,213,214 9, 150 ST SAE 153 4 Sager, Gina 49, 128, 138 Salazar, Tony 49, 111 Salisbury, Betty Jo 77 Saluto, Debbie 50 Sams, Tammie 50 Sandage, Lisa 77, 213, 219 Sanders, Natalie 77 Sandring, Sara 65, 123, 128, 138, 1 Sands, John 77, 123 Sapp, Carole 88 Sappenfield, Jeanie 65 Sappenfield, Judy 65 Sarratt, Stephen 77, 128 Sartain, Gary 50 Sartain, Sheila 65 Sartain, Sheryl 77 Sartain, Stacy 50, 149 Saunders, Elizabeth 65, 130 Scardino, Donny 50 Scarlett, John 65 Schaefer, Amalia 90 Schell, Christi 77, 138, 163 Schelp, Natalie 65 Scherer, Lucy 80 ' Scherer, Mark 88 Schiffendecker, Mark 65, 138, 163 Schmidt, Jennifer 65, 123 Science Club 146 Scott, David 50, 133, 148 Scott, Wendy 77, 145, 14-6 Scranton, Shelly 50, 128 Scranton, Susan 65, 138 Seiwald, Rosemary 65, 165 Seuen, Jon 77, 180 Sewell, Gary 50 Sexton, Cheryl 77 Sexton, Mary 90 Sexton, Todd 65 Sharkey, Karmen 77, 172, 182 Sharkey, Scott 50, 163 Sharp, Audrey 65 Sheets, Connie 77 Shelby, Denise 50 Shellhom, Kevin 50 Shelton, Deanna 77, 213 Shelton, Edward 81 Shepard, Alec 65, 140 Sherman, Jill 65 Shinabargar, Bruce 50 Shinabargar, Valerie 77 Shinn, John 88 Shinn, Pete 77 Shockey, Mendy 50 ' Shockley, Andy 77, 180 Shockley, David 50 Shoemaker, Adam 77 Shoemarker, Dana 65, 171 Shouse, Tonie 50 Shreckengaust, Elissa 51, 110 Shuler, Donna 88 Shultz, Jim 77, 209 Sigman, Scott 65 Sikki, Gloria 148 Simmons, Becky 65 Simmons, Ed 51 Simmons, Stacie 77 " 41, 166, 167, 169 ? ,. -Q 5 -a Simons, Donald 51 Simons, James 88 Sims, Diana 152, 213 Sinclair, Donna 77 Sinclair, Mendy 65 Sinnett, Cliff 77 Skaggs, Patrick 65, 148 Skinner, Kevin 65 Skinner, Richard 51 Skoch, Tim 77, 207 Slade, Tom 65 Slaybaugh, Greg 77, 180 Slaybaugh, Lori 51, 128, 213 Sloan, Gerald 51, 123, 128, 1 29, 159 Sloane, Delores 65 Sloezen, Phyllis 65, Small, Smith, Smith, Smith. Smith, Smith Angie 77 Angela 77 Anita 77 Debra 88 Julia 68, 77, 166, 200, 201 Kellie 77 Smith: Kim es, 145, 213, 214 Smith, Laurie 65, 145 Smith Mickey 65, 77 Smith, Tammy 51. 55 Smith, Terri 65 Smith, Tim 77 138, 155, 166 Smothers, Stacey 65, 150, 155 Snider, Deanna 65 Snowden, Clay 82, 83 Snowden, Glenn 25, 51, 128, 139, 143 Snowden, Lyn 51, 163 Snyder, Ann 65, 166 Snyder, Sam 65 SOO 149 South, Jim 65 Spears, Teresa 77 Speilbush, Francis 90 Spencer, Kevin 51 Sperry, Jan 65 Spiers, Kent 65, 138, 1 44, 207 index!241 l X 'K l Spillman, Tony 180 Spratt, Jerry 51, 202 Spry, Barry 51 Spry, Melinda 77, 182, 213 Squibb, Cris 77 Squibb, Laurie 51, 149 Srader, Ronnie 51 Staatz, Joyce 90 Staatz, Michelle 77 Staatz, Sheri 51, 148 Standley, Neal 23, 88, 146 Stanke, Tani 55, 65, 143, 17 Starkey, Richard 133 Starks, Kevin 51 Starliper, Jerry 77, 123, 133 Starr, Bryan 77 Starsleppers 214, 215 Stauffer, Lynn 77 Stauffer, Sylvia 65 Steele, Jim 65, 133 Steinman, Carman 65, 171 Stephens, Rex 88, 151 Stephenson, Mike 78 Stewart, Buell 88 Stewart, Penny 78 Still, Mike 51 Stock, Lisa 78 Stockton, Wade 78, 128, 147 Stokes, Rachelle 65, 148 Stomboly, Lisa 65 Storms, Jeff 51 Stout, Tammie 78 Stowers, Glenda 65 Strait, Lorretta 51 Streed, Scott 66 Street, Debbie 78 Stroud, Laura 51, 128, 138 Stroup, Kevin 66 Strusinski, Tracy 78 Stuart, Debbie 51 Stuart, Jeff 78 Student Council 159 Stullian, Tina 78 Sturgess, Doug 51, 150 Summers, Beth 51 Summers, Patricia 78 Sunderland, Ann 88, 145 Sutherland, Marcia 66 Sutherland, Scott 78 Sutton, Lisa 66, 128, 145, 15 Swait, Darrin 66 Swimming 186-189 t-i-. Tally, Kelly 51, 145 Tatom, Sheila 66 Taylor, Gordan 51, 132, 133 Taylor, John 66 123 Taylor, Robert 78, 133, 203 Temple, Lisa 66, 145, 213 Tennis 166, 169 Terhune, Teresa 78 2, 155 Terrell, Sheila 78 Testerman, Kathy 51, 108 155 Theen, Robin 51 Thesplans 142 Thomas, Brett 51 Thompson, Thompson, Thompson, Thompson Thompson Thompson Thompson Thompson 1 Chris 78 Dawn 51 Jerry 51 Marcia 78 Melanie 78 I Mike 51 , Pattie 78 , Sara 66 Thompson, Sharon 88 Thomton, Cindy 88 Thorpe, Troy 51, 147 Thorton, Adrianna 65, 66 Throne, Kandy 78, 130 , Tickers 198 Tillman, Karey 78 Titus, David 66, 133, 174 Todd, Cheryl 78 Todd, Troy 51, 147 Tolliver, Stacey 78 Tomlin, Jeff 78 Toner, Debbie 66 Toner, Linda 51, 148, 149 Tonga, Charles 72, 78, 180 Tonga, Silika 66 Tonga, Tamasita 51 Tonnies, Bob 88 Town, Darlene 78, 123,140 144 Trader, Tim 66 Z 1 'tr N Treble Twelve 130 Trenary, Barbara 78 Trenary, Tim 52 Tri-M 141 Troeh, Rick 78 Trotta, Susie 52, 130 Trotter, Susie 52 Trutones 129 - Tucker, Kathy 88, 107 Turley, Bruce 52, 148 Turley, Rodney 66 Tumer, Karen 52, 111, 132 Tumer, Sherri 78 Tumer, Steve 78 Tumer, Tammi 51 Tumer, Tina 78 Tweedy, Tammy 52 Twente, Dianna 52, 144 Tye, Russ 66 U ,. Umbalso, Fred 66 Umbarger, Roger 151 Umsted, Lori 66 Usrey, Mark 66 Usrey, Monica 66 Ui,T. VanCamp, Jay 78 VanDiver, Vicki 66 VanDolah, Rick 78 VanMeter, Shelley 66 VanRy, Vicki 66, 138, 213 VanTassel, Jane 66 Vaughan, Steve 66, 174 Vaughn, Darla 52, 171, 183 Vaughn, James 52 vest, 1-Iugh 56, 144, 150, 155, 195, 230 vincent, Tony 52, 133, 142, 144, 145, 151, 187 Vinson, Kim 52 Vochatzer, Scott 78 Volleyball, Varsity 170, 171 Volleyball, J. Varsitv 172, 173 NLT,- Waddell, John 52 Wade, Roger 78, 123 Waggener, Lana 66 Waggener, Penny 26, 52, 138, 171, 196, 198 Waggener, Rick 66, 207 Waggoner, Jennifer 78 Wagner, Jane 52, 129 Wagner, Kris 78 Wagner, Lisa 66, 128 Wahrenbrock, Shelli 66, 123, 213, 217 Wainscott, Buck 78 Walker, Angel 66, 106, 130 Walker, Gary 78 Walker, Jamie 78, 209 Walker, Julie 52 Walker, Sher: Walker, Steve 66, 162 Walkinshaw, Pat 52 Wallace, Elbert 91 Wallace, Kevin 52, 148 Wallase, Lucy 66 Walquist, Joyce 78 Walsh, Joel 52, 174 Walter, Sandra 66, 213 Walters, Randy 78 Warner, Mary 52 Warnock, Jeff 78, 123 Warnock, Greg 52, 123 Warnock, Steve 78, 123 Warren, Alice 78 Waterhouse, Katie 31, 34, 52, 1 214 Waterworth, Kevin 78 Watkins, Diana 52 Watkins, Dr. Robert 81 Watkins, Scott 52 Watts, Terri 52, 130, 141, 149 Wear, Jill 78, 213 Webb, Donna 66, 148 Webb, Emma Lee 52, 108 10, 111, 138, 139, 213, Webber, Jodi 29, 78, 213, 218, 219 Weddle, Mark 180 Wehmeyer, Kim 66 Weikal, Angie 78, 143 Weld, Amy 52, 108 Weld, Debi 78, 218, 219 Wells, Cheryl 52, 144 Welsh, Dean 66, 194 Welsh, Jon 52 , Welsh, Terri 52, 130 Wesley, Mary 66, 138, 150 West, Eric 78 West, Rhonda 66 Wheeldon, Robert 66 Wheeler, Anita 66 Wheeler, Cheryl 78, 172, 173, Wheeler, Steve 52 White, Brenda 78 White, Bryon 11, 34, 174 White, Doug 78, 123, 128 White, Greg 78, 180 White, Leslie 52, 138 White, Margaret 78 White, Mike 52 White, Rhonda 78 White, Tracy 66 Whitmire. Brenda 52, 148 Whitmore, Kevin 78, 209 Whitson, Brenda 53 Whitworth, Jim 133 Wicker, Ken 66, 174 Wickmen, Bobby 66 Widmeyer, Ernest 78 Wilcox, Billy 66, 133 Wilcox, David 78 ' Wilcox, Rhonda 67 Wildschuetz, David 78 Wiley, Leslie 67 Wilheim, Danny 79 Wilckens, Scott 230 Wilkinson, John 67 2 00 Williams, Andy 67, 174, 203, 206, 207 Williams, Dr. Gail 81 ' Williams, Greta 79 Williams, Kellie 20, 79, 213 Williams, John 53, 123 Williams, Kimberly, 53 Williams, Stan 79, 145, 155 Williamson, John 53, 151, 174 Williamson, Susan 67 Willis, Kathy 79 Willy, George 79 Wilson, Jeff 79 Wilson, Lisa 79 Wilson, Marcella 53 Wilson, Richard 53, 111, 128, 1 Wilson, Stephanie 67, 144, 155 Wingo, Sheryl 67 Winslow, Clay 67 Winslow, Paula 79 Winslow, Frank 53 Winslow, Steve 79 Winship, Paige 67, 129 Winship, Steve 67, 123, 128 Wisor, John 67 Wishon, Darlene 79, 213 Witcher, Allison 53 Wittar, Sherre 53 Witthar, Theresa 67, 145 Wolford, Jean 67 Wood, David 67, 94 Wood, Jamie 79 Wood, Jim 67 Wood, Mike 79, 195 Wood, Pam 67, 146, 200 Woodbury, Scott 79 Woods, Alan 53 Woods, Rebecca 53, 149 Woods, Steve 53 Woodward, Tim 79, 143, 155 Wrestlerettes 191 Wrestling, J. Varsity 194, 195 Wrestling, Varsity 192, 193 Wright, Michelle 67, 214 Wright, Ronnie, 53 Wright, Tammy 79, 213 Wyeard, Don 67 Wynn, Jerry 209 Wynn, Karen 53 Wyss, Chris 79 !Li . Yahne, Kendra 67, 130 Yahne, Kevin 53 Yeager, Lyn 67 Yeager, Robert 53 Yearout, Sharon 53 Young, Susan 67, 138, 145, 213 Z, l.i Zapien, Margaret 53 Zehneder, Mitch 53 Zimmerman, Angie 30, 34, 53, Zimmerman, Gina 67 Zimmermann, Amy 67 Zimmermann, Kathy 79, 143 Zuber, Zach 79, 209 index 33, 188 152, 183, 213, 214 indexl243 i X 1 Mt M lljmiilr it N lilwtillilllllllllmili ll if liili fiiwi ,,, will it to iil WWw il! Above: As the year moves farther along, the juniors gain more responsibility according to the type of choices they must make. For example, when ordering class rings they have to decide on styles, which will be affected by the price they can afford to pay. Above right and far right: Finally passing the driving tests contributes to the sophomore's added priorities and addi- tional freedoms. Right: Jobs bring extra money needed for all the seniors expenses during the year. Q?" N il? i, fi, 'rf eflection of klds seeking more than grades by Jeff Elhs o some students Truman High School is more than three words at the top of a diploma To some it is a world of sharing and learning experiences To others it is an important step in decision making for the future And to a few it holds some of the best days of their lives There are certam things about high school that I will never forget like the Morningstar concert and Mame and the Almost Anything Goes senior Julia McCormick said As sophomores students find a new atmosphere of learning and many differ ent personalities Ive met a lot of people that have influenced me this year I have so much more responsibility now The teachers here dont treat you like a little kid so you cant act like one sophomore Sara Landers said Juniors are a step further with a year s experience behmd them and another year ahead to look forward to This year was like opening night junior Jeff Beck said I knew all my lines and knew exactly what to do I wasnt one of the little people anymore Seniors face a year of decisions and questions of the future: My sophomore year was a real learning experience. I came in to high school feeling more like I 'was in junior high and had to adjust to someone being older than I was. My junior year was' my favorite because I wasnt a sophomore anymore and I didnt have the worries seniors have. This year kind of scares me because I have to decide what to do with the rest of my life senior Shelley Hendrix said. Through high school, many stu- dents find solutions that will help them with problems throughout their lives: "The people's attitudes toward me here have helped me to accept myself Julia said Once I knew what my llmita tions were it was easy for me to s ar heading in the direction I wanted to go Ive learned to cooperate with oth ers and have learned to respect author: ty I feel like I am finally moving up in the world junior Shelly Ashmore said Some students even question cer tain high school experiences Sometimes I wonder why they have us do all the stuff they do I do think high school will prepare me for col lege but I cant see using Algebra II in the grocery store Julia added Becoming involved with school activities is a key factor that many stu dents use to attribute their high school success Most agreed it meant more work in and out of school and all agreed it was worth it My three years have been success ful because of the chances Ive had to become involved Shelley said I learned how to act in many different situations and learned how to react to different personalities I also had to be able to account for the things I did and make sure they went okay The extra activities Ive been . involved in have helped me to make new friends and learn to deal with other peo- ple. Through school you learn more about yourself because you have to relate to the people around you junior Linda Kallmeier said. V Besides helpinguthem through high school some students relate their expe- riences to the future: Making mistakes and looking ba at them is going to help me later on junior Jeff Beck said. ' High school is always going to give me something to look back on, all the things I-'ve partici- pated in and all the special friends I've made." ' I W fl t ' i . . . of kids seekmg to learn by Cliff Cokingtin explained why the program of study is or millions of students across the successful: nation, learning is a difficult and "We try to work in areas that are . tedious task to undertake. For real-life situations and pre-vocational these so-called "Johnnies who can't areas," she remarked. "Most of our kids read," academic achievement is often probably won't go on to college, but elusive, not because of low intelligence, there are a number of students who will ' f 1 but because of special learning disabili- go on to trade schools or straight to 5 ties. work. We prepare them for that." 'l To meet this serious problem head at MCGIUYL PY9l9Cf C001'QllI1af0Y, A ., on, the lndependence School District exPla'H9d-that under the Vocatmnal E :E ' estabiished Operation Independence rehabilitation program, students may go -, Ql 10.1.1 in 1976. Federally funded by "dis- to wprk QV attend trade schools while Q etetienaty gt-ants," the project was earning high school credits to use started in compliance with legislation towafd 9fadUatf0n- For sraduation, requiring school districts to provide ade- though, OPCYMIPU lndepenfience STU' duate education for all handicapped Stu. dents follow a different credit system dents, including those with learning dis- Whlch bases grade levels UPON inde- abilities. ' pendently drawn up contracts called More specifically, Operation lnde- ixii2ilfjLlaiiEduf:stg?1 Progams EIEPJ' ' gendence serve? Ztudeliiif :ith learning Work? asm 2 OW e SYS em isa iities coupe wit e avior dis- rr' . . orders, Dr. Robert Watkins, assistant - . The IEP.speC'f'e5 Whai the stlident superintendent, of schools, said. Follow- projects he will Pccemphsh m the Slifer' ing counselor referrals and evaluative stfhool year' If' m the teaghers oglmon' testing, qualified students are enrolled in t e student has fU'f"'ed hls Commlt' Operation Independence where they ment? af the end of the year' ihe stu' receive help from trained special educa- dentis passed and a new IEP lsflrawn tion teachers. up tcbgovenntgmeltollovinng yearil ,, , , , vera , e ey e emen o success ' , Th?5,e stucients are 'dentmed as for Operation Independence has been its having difficulty in the regular school abiiity to keep students in schooi Dr ,Y ' ' H I , ' Progfam' Watkms sald' OPe'at'0n James Caccamo, director of special pro- Independence -focuses attention on a grams tot the disttict Said very individualized program of study. It ' ' ' - anis 32 H22 specla 9 P af baslc edili r amidst false rumors that it is a "dumping Canon' t t . i E Q . ground for a bunch of dummies." Thisbasic education, l10Vlf2V9f, 15 "A lot of people think this is just an afforded not only through batsictacadem- easy Way out of Sei-,dei and that-S just IC C0l1fS2Sr but fl1f0U9l1 SP2Clal J0l'-Helaf' ridiculous," Carter charged. "l've seen Gd W0Yk'5fUdV PYOSFHIUS 35 Well- Most kids improve their grade levels as much Students IU OPFYBUOU lndQD2nd2nC? as two or three years in one semester. attend classes in the morning .and 'work They Wgrk harder than theifve ever . in .the afferqqoniunder a Speclal voca- worked in e school before. We get as flOnBl 1'9h?blllfafl0Y1 Pl'0SI'am- Q much- out of the kids as anybody could, TBYYV Caftefrt SP2ClHl 2ClUCafl0Y1 and the kids give us as much as they ,teacher at Operation Independence, ,, can give." X ' 246 - .--Hr---Gr.--vrmc--'iw --'. a -s-'sfTf"i"f-if f- H N 1 " ' ' if . 1 I 1 v l I Above: Operation Independence offers courses designed to give background in- formation on occupations to help prepare students to make an educated career decision. Above left: Visually handi- capped, junior Mary Holt reads her as- signments on special video equipment. This and other equipment enables stu- dents to conquer their learning problems. Far left: Ed Brendecke tests a student to see whether she meets specU'ic qualyica- tions to be admitted into the Operation Independence program. Left: Operation Independence, a program designed to meet students' particular needs which are neglected under a regular school pro- gram, supplements the basic curriculum requirements. 1 I I Reflections!248 'H--. 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