Union College - Stespean Yearbook (Barbourville, KY)

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r ■ m 5 0702 00102483 5 J, « v - — q ... V . w — L, qfc 5 IT ? V S |K I i ji I6H ffi V ' - . " «fc! . ;wl : ... - " s .... ' ■ ' ■ : - " •-;- Abigail E Hreka HUmarial Hibrarg Immt (£nU?ge in v rZFb t ■I. ' EEKSlME! (NION ille, ken yy si VOI Union College Barbourville, Kentucky 106 " The Transition of the Presidents Mahlon A. Miller President 1959-1982 As usual, the Union College school year was a conflicting mixture of stability and change with returning upper classmen and the arrival of new students. However, the fall of 1982 was marked by the resignation of Dr. Mahlon A. Miller after 23 years of leadership as President of Union College. Mahlon Miller was born in Verona, Pennsylvania. He received a B.S. degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh in 1943 and did graduate work at the Cast Institute of Technology (mathematics and engi- neering) and at Western Reserve University (psychology, personnel, and management) while he was employed by the Air Force as a civilian research worker from 1943-47. From 1947-53, he studied and taught at Drew Univer- sity, Madison, New Jersey, where he received the degrees of Bachelor of Divinity and Master of Sacred Theology. During these years he taught mathematics, New Testament Greek, philos- ophy, and religion, served as assistant to the dean of the seminary, and served a pastorate in New Jersey. He then attended the University of Zurich, the American School of Classical Studies in Athens, and the American School of Oriental Research in Jerusalem, and continued his advanced studies in theology at the University of Tubingen, as a member of the first group of Fulbright students in Germany. Mahlon Miller interrupted these studies to come to Barbourville in 1955 when he was appointed assistant to the president. In 1959, he was named president of Union College. President Miller ' s presence on campus acted as a catalyst for a great deal of reorganization, planning, and eventual growth of the college. For example, very early in his tenure, the president prepared the first issue of the Trustee Newsletter (June 15, 1959), an important means of communication between the campus and the trustees, which has appeared at least once a month and has played a notable role in involving the trustees more deeply in college affairs. Also, the campus was literally transformed by the projects undertaken during the 1960 ' s. The new construction included an additional wing to Pfeiffer Hall, the faculty housing project known as College Park, the Physical Education Building, the Student Center, a new men ' s residence hall, and an addition to College Courts. Baldwin Place was remodeled and Tye House completely renovated. Plans for the most recent building on campus, the science building, were made during this time even though its actual construction was delayed. The Board of Trustees surprised President Miller with a well-deserved honor: When the building was dedicated at Commencement, 1973, it was the Mahlon Miller Science Center. On September 23, 1982, Dr. Miller resigned from the presidency and chancellorship of the college. However, he offered to continue as president emeritus and work out of Louisville part-time, raising funds for the college, until May 31, 1983. In the meantime, a Central Management Team was appointed to direct the college. The team was made up of Edward H. Black, Director of Institutional Planning and Evaluation, as Chairman, with Robert D. Carey, Executive Vice-President; Dwight C. Stewart, Dean of the faculty; H. Warren Robbins, Dean of Graduate Academic Affairs; Boyd R. Todd, Business Manager and Treasurer; and Milton H. Townsend, Vice-President for College relations and Development, as members. The Reverend Dr. Jack Carter Phillips, former president of The National United Methodist Foundation for Christian Higher Education in Nashville, Tennessee, was elected president of Union College at a called meeting of the Board of Trustees of Union College in Lexington, Kentucky, on December 9, 1982. Dr. Phillips, who is 48, began his duties on January 3 on the campus where he received an honorary Doctor of Law Degree in 1981. Dr. Phillips earned the Bachelor ' s Degree at Birmingham-Southern College and the Master of Divinity Degree at Vanderbilt University. The inevitability of change has touched Union College once again in the 1982-83 year. Mahlon Miller and his wife, Laura, had quickly gained the liking and esteem, not only of the Trustees but also of the faculty and students, when they first came to Union. Likewise, Jack Phillips and his wife, Juanita, have already won many of the hearts which lie close to Union College. And so, as history seems to repeat itself in this sense, Union can look hopefully to a new future of planning, reorganization, and growth built upon the firm foundation which has already been laid. Jack C. Phillips President 1982- Dedication After 23 years, President Mahlon A Miller resigned as president of Union College. Dr Milier came to Union in 1955 as assistant to the president. In 1959, he was appointed president. Dr Miller has been a friend to the student and a leader to the campus Because of this, the 1983 Stespean staff dedicates this yearbook to Dr Mahlon A. Miller. SffK WhiiMfl II! Mike Smith (right) was a very active young man on Honors Day 1983. He received the highest senior academic award, the President ' s Award, from President Phillips (left). Mike also received another five awards after the President ' s Award. Water fights were common on campus during the last two weeks of school. The Campus Post Office is an active place during the morning hours Lori Morrison gives a delightful performance during Talent Night Amos Sykes has to crawl through a booth to get to the dance. I VANtsYOU SrV.+hi Collier 4or «E Dr. Lester Woody received the Student Senate Distinguished Profes- Mike Smith and Deronda Collier really get involved in their race for sor Award on Honors Day 1983- Student Senate president and vice-president. Left to right: Mindy Starr, Priscilla DeFore, Lori Morrison, Leah Short, Kathy Alford, and Bobbi Sutherland pose for their shot. SENIORS Curtis Allen Flat Lick, Kentucky Business Administration Rickie Allen Flat Lick, Kentucky Accounting Judy Broughton Salt Gum, Kentucky Elementary Education Terry Carnes Mills, Kentucky Business Administration Paula Carson London, Kentucky Social Work Lorrie Cash Somerset, Kentucky Psychology Connie Gibson Pineville, Kentucky General Education Susie Goodin Arjay, Kentucky Mathematics Jennifer Hall Barbourville, Kentucky Elementary Education a. Arthur Honican Versailles. Kentucky Music Religion Susan Hoskins Pineville, Kentucky Elementary Education Mohammad Jahangiri Shiraz, Iran Business Administration Kennedy Jawan Kaula Lumpur, Malaysia Pre-Medicine Brad Jones London, Kentucky Music — Business John David King Barbourville, Kentucky Business Administration Raymond Latrelle Barbourville, Kentucky Environmental Studies Alex Rae Lyttle Barbourville, Kentucky William McDonald West New York, New Jersey Accounting Jack McWilliams Barbourville, Kentucky Physical Education Vada Merida Barbourville, Kentucky Elementary Education Diane Middleton Cawood, Kentucky Education Dennis Mills Barbourville, Kentucky Elementary Education Glenna Mills Flat Lick, Kentucky Elementary Education Fredda Minick Beverly, Kentucky Religion Arthur Pritchard Brenda Shelton Gertrude Smith Barbourville, Kentucky Barbourville, Kentucky Walker, Kentucky English Elementary Education Accounting Jackie Waldroop Fondc, Kentucky Elementary Education Byron Walker Medford, New Jersey Biology Shan West Artemus, Kentucky Business AdministratK Susan Williams Somerset, Kentucky Business Administration Grad uation ■ Graduation is a happy event for (left to right) Rickie Allen, Scott Broughton, Judy Broughton, Terry Carnes, and Gertrude Smith. Jeff Lanham is thinking of the future. Pat Layton can- not keep from smiling. Left to right: Susie Goodin, Arthur Honican, and Fredda Minick can ' t wait until it is all over M r i 1 i a i n - : Dr. Phillips (left) gives Dr. Ezra Jones, Spring Commencement speak- er, an honorary degree. Dr. Phillips poses with Miss Pat as she receives an honorary degree during commencement. JUNIORS Larna Abner Kathy Alford Roger Alford Left to right: Amos Sykes. Albert Barnes, Stephen Nagbe, and Rick Jamison pose for their shot at the President ' s Open House Jeff Hensley Left to right: Taran Cleare and Bernice Kyereboah lift their heads from their nap to say. Oh, it ' s you " Sandy Hinkle Tina Honican Rebecca J. Huntley Rodger David Jackson Karen Lane Judy Laws Deborah E. Lockard Kenneth Lockard Doug Lunsford Sue Ellen Marshall . £T 5 4 Lefl to right: John Arzoumanian, Chris Santerelli, and Warren Kendig take time out for a photographer Billy Martin Margaret Martin Charles B McGarry Jerry Mcintosh Valerie Joan Merida David Messer Diane Middleton Glenn R. Miller Gregory Ben Mills Kathy Mills Sherry Lynn Mills Malcolm Miracle Barb Trimarco gets a well deserved rest from burning the midnight oil. Happy Mobe Kathryn Muln Stephen Nagbe Anne Elizabeth Neff Penny Pace Catherine M. Pesce Carol Ann Pray Left to right: Steve White and Mike Smith study in the Science Center Library. Chris Puliiam Warren Reasor Melody Kay Rice Peggy Sams Fairy Schwartzkopf Teresa Ann Smith Mike Smith William Selby Kevin R. Solley Mike Taylor Michael Thompson Tony Tur Sharon Warriner Audrey White Stephen White Teresa Williams Deidre Willson Left to right: Rick Jamison, Susan Williams, and Felicia Pembleton prepare snacks for the dance. As you see, Susan is preparing, and Rick and " Fish " are taking. SOPHOMORES Jana Angel Laretta Barton Glenna Beverly Randy Bright Drenda Brock Lori Brockman Left to right: Debbie Lockard, John Gacesa, and Pete nham are " burnt out " after playing intramural vol- leyball. Donald Buchanan Left to right: John Hayes, Joe Logan, and Angie Hos- kins are the disc jockeys for a dance in the Student Center. Laurie Ann Burgin Benpierre Cabuay Loretta Carroll Sherry Caudill Taran Cleare Dwayne Cooper Left to right: Robert Troike and George Georgitsis are waiting for the serve. ' T5V.- ' n ' ' : J V y 4 V ' i- , s) . 2 j t m e hq Billie Cornett Brenda Faye Craig Kenneth Crawford Everybody helps to get the net ready for volleyball. John Gacesa sets the ball up. ABIQA1L E. WEEKS MEMORIAL LIBRARY UNION COLLEGE BARBOURVILLE, KENTUCKY O«Jt Nancy Alice Dunaway and Chuck Slusher enjoy refreshments during Dr. Bob Swanson is looking for trouble. Doesn ' t he look authoritative? the dance. Bryan Frederick John Gacesa Pam Garner Scott George Alan Gover Diane Green Connie Halcomb Jimmy Halter Alana Hammons Tim Hammons Bret Hash Sherry Hensley Deborah Herd Regina Hubbard 3everly Hudson Carol Jackson Lisa Johnson Kennedy Kambararni Warren Kendig Bernice Kyereboah John Lusby Mike McWilliams Uneeda McWilliams 4 ' h Billy Martin enjoys himself at a dance in the Student Center. Sharon Adams (smiling) enjoys watching pool Felicia Pembleton Tammie Perkins Vickie Phipps Left to right: Michelle Englemann, Wendy Blanton, and Sandra Left to right: Jana Angel, Reg.na Hubbard, and Nancy Barger popped Peters huddle in Pfeiffer for a photo out of nowhere for their photo Dowanna Ramsey Jeff Riede Cynthia Rhinehart Kelly Roaden Chris Santarell Linda Sharp Bobbi Sutherland Mary Tayl- Sue Ellen waits for a partner to dance. Ricardo Testino Barb Timm Barbara Trimarco Greg Warfield Ellen Weber John White Mi ke Wilcher Darwin Winston Jennifer Witt Here are Rick Jamison and Susan Williams at the re- freshment table again. They got caught again. FRESHMEN Troy Abner Kenny Adams Sharon Adams Anosha Anderson John Arzoumanian Randall Asher Gary Bain Lori Bam Vickie Bingham Wendy Blanton Felicia Bowling Billy Brock Euna Broughton Jimmy Bundy Freddie Buchner Marquetta Burkhart Pete Burnham John Carey Mary Caldwell Matt Callihan Allyn Campredon Dolly Cobb Melinda Combs Virgella Combs Debra Creasy James Crutcher Jill DeBusk Sandra Overstreet Nancy Dunaway Robert Dunaway Michelle Engelmann Burl Fannin Sheridan Foley Joseph Gentry Susan Gist Cynthia Gleason Susan Glenn Richard Hampton Robin Hancock James Harmon David Harrell John Hayes Nobutera Hayakawa Rick Held Lisa Hinkel Sharon Holland Angela Hoskins Steven Hoskins Troy House Everyone enjoys the steak cookout. Left to right: Mr. Milton Townsend (Vice President for College Development) talks with Donald Gilbert, Gladys Huff, and Ann Nagle at the President ' s Open House. Deborah McMullen Pat Marion Pamela Martin Kellie Mays James Mitchell Robin Moran Charles Pichler Derrick Poff Todd Powers Kenji Suzuki Randall Sweat Amos Sykes Jerry Tatarka John Taylor Joyce Taylor Lisa Taylor Herminio Torres Robert Troike Deborah Valentine Cotha VanDoren Paula Vaughn Bernice Kyereboah is happy to get her picture in the yearbook while she is running (or walking briskly) to lunch Ronnie Williamson Chung Yun Won Jill Garner and Jeff Hensley mingle during Presi- dent Phillip ' s Open House. ADMINISTRATION FACULTY STAFF President Jack C. Phillips 1983- Mr Edward Black Vice President for Administration Mr. Milton Townsend Vice President for College Development and Relations Dr. Robert Carey Vice President for Institutional Research Mr. Boyd Todd Vice President for Business Affairs Dr. H Warren Robbins Dean of Graduate Academic Affairs; Professor of Education Dr. Dwight Stewart Vice President for Academic Affairs; Professor of Philosophy Rev. Dr. Quentin Scholtz Campus Minister Humanities Mr. Allan Green Chairperson of the Division of Humanities; Associate Professor of Music Dr. Betty Stroud Associate Professor of Mus Dr Robert Matthews Professor of Religion; Head of the Dept. of Religion and Philosophy; IIW IMF RE— ■ ST 1 i Dr. W. Gordon Marigold Head of the Department of Languages; Professor of Languages Dr. Lester Woody Professor of English Dr. Jan Finkel Associate Professor of English Dr Andelys Wood Associate Professor of English Dr Dianne Ferris Associate Professor of English Natural Sciences Dr. Santaram Chilukuri Chairperson of the Division of Natural Sciences; Professor of Physics Mr. Clevis Carter Director of Coal Technology Program; Assistant Professor of Physical Science Dr. Robert Swanson Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Dr. Randel Martin Assistant Professor of Mathematics Dr. Francis Nussbaum Associate Professor of Biology Mr. Ivan Bunch Instructor of Coal Technology Dr. Na2ir Khatri Assistant Professor of Chemistry Dr. Wayne Evans Assistant Professor of Biology Social Sciences Mr. Sherman Oxendine Associate Professor of History; Coordinator of Appalachian Semester m " 3? -,i.» - » 4U- , jjsss " Shsr-- " JT k - Eii_-= .JBr jgg jr £ " » " £ IK ■ • " " — mmm . VL .«?: J« vr K . . .H j - ,— ■t c lU iHr 1 — JOm i« » - B J|B 5.- gWB f yf • 1 V " 1 JK | tj " J w 1 JUJ Dr Deril Mays Professor of Psychology Mr. James Cox Chairperson of the Social Science Division; Executive Director of ALCOR, Inc.; Associate Professor of Social Work Dr. Roy Silver Assistant Professor of Sociology Dr. John Taylor Assistant Professor of History Dr Jack Luzkow Assistant Professor of History " " 1 I WL " ■ V ' , 1 1 1 B B II Dr. John Willis Assistant Professor of Sociology Applied Sciences Miss Frances Patridge Chairperson of the Division of Applied Sciences; Associate Professor of Health and Physical Education Dr. Pete Moore Head of the Department of Health and Physical Education, Director of Athletics; Coach; Professor of Health and Physical Education. Mr. Larry Inkster Assistant Professor of Health and Physical Education; Coach; Intramural Director; Assistant Director of Athletics Mr. Joe Hacker Assistant Professor of Business Miss Paula Hammons Assistant Professor of Office Administration Mrs. Mary Manis Head of the Department of Business; George Langford Memorial Associate Professor of Business Mrs. Anne Adams Reading Specialist Dr Arthur Hafner Professor of Education Dr Jean Letch Associ ate Professor of Educatii I p ■ 1 f i V i Dr. John Boyd Part-time Graduate Professor of Education Dr. Marilyn Watkins Martin Head of the Department of Education; Assistant Professor of Education Dr. Doris Thompson Associate Professor of Education Miss Sheila Tucker Instructor of Business Administration and Economics Staff Mr. Edwin LeMaster Registrar Rev. A.K. Layton Dean of Students Mr. Dwight Hendrix Development Officer Mr. Charles Dibble Director of Adult and Non-Profes Continuing Education 1 M M 1 I " ' 1 ■ )0 iCc : r M± r Jem Mrs. LaDonna Carey Financial Aid Officer Miss Mary Alice Lay Director of Alumni Affairs; Assistant Professor of Home Economics Mr. Bob Potter Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds Ms. Pat Schweitzer Pfeiffer Hall Dormitory Director Mr. John Brooks Stevenson Hall Dormifbry Director Mr. James McFerrin Head Librarian; Associate Professor of Library Science Mr Richard Lockett Director of Experiential Education; Instructor of Political Science Mrs. Deborah Cornelius Assistant Director of Upward Bound Mrs. Freda New Administrative Assistant to the Dean of Students Mrs. Brenda Jones Administrative Assistant in the Office of Academic Affairs Mr. Dan Crabttee Admissions Counselor Miss Sharon Morgan Assistant Director of Admissions Mr. Brian Berube Career C ounselor; Instructor Mrs. Darita Mills Loans and Collections Officer Miss Beverly Swafford Secretary to the Office of Graduate Affairs Mrs. Daphine Keith Secretary to the Registrar Mrs. Elizabeth Harris Secretary to Special Services Mrs. Janet Tarry Director of Special Programs Miss Joyce Newsome Computer Programmer Mrs. Faye France Circulation Supervisor Mrs. Beverly Hensley Library Secretary Mrs. Jean Brown Assistant Cirulation Super Mr. George Black Programmer Analyst Mrs. Cassie Gallion LRC Secretary Miss Jane Robbms Upward Bound Outreach Counselor Miss Phyllis Sexton Bookstore Manager Miss Debbie Long Duplication Supervisor Miss Virgena Bingham Secretary of Alumni Affairs Mrs. Louise Martin Computer Operator; Data Entry Supervisor Oh ' i if s£- v: ;, .. ' Mrs. Debbie Prichard Secretary of the Office of Academic Affairs; Office of Weekend and Evening Programs Miss Sharon Campbell Development Office Secretary Mrs. Cheryl Hamil Secretary of the Development Office and Public Information Mrs. Margaret Senters Secretary of the Office of the President Mrs. Mary Walker Executive Secretary of the Office of Development Mrs. Judy Dunn Business Office Secretary Mrs. Debra Smith Financial Aid Counselor Mrs. Susie Hale Assistant Director of Adult Education Mr. Donnie Ward Public Information Officer Mrs. Vivian Smith Snack Bar Mrs. Mary " Josie " Taylor Snack Bar Mrs. Jeanetta Johnson Snack Bar Mr. Ronnie Mills Science Building Custodian Mr. Cecil Smith Security Guard 1 .L ll Mr. Russell Mills Centennial Hall Custodian Mrs. Pat Layton Student Center Night Manager Miss Mayme Wallace Student Center Night Manager Cafeteria workers: Left to right. First row: Al Creasy, and Helen Messer. Second Row: Flo Gray, Ann Hammons, Chelsie Warfield, and Ann Pritchard. Third Row: Joe Mills. Maintenance workers: left to right. First Row: Marie Branstutter and Ernest Lickliter. Second row: James Gray, Bill Gray, Harold Jordan, Tom Jordan, Ray Branstutter, and Tim Johnson. ORGANIZATIONS Circle K Left to right. First row: Charles Gross; Second row: Sue Glenn, David Jackson, Bill Jackson, Roger Alford, and David Messer I Lori Morrison, Third row: Circle K is a service organization for college men and women operating on campus, and is similar to Kiwanis and other service clubs. It is leadership and character-building group, which serves the campus and the community. Annual Events — Union College Jamboree {held during the Daniel Boone Festival) — Christmas Party for the Cumberland Valley Compre- hensive Care Center for the children — Special Olympics — Elderhostel Circle K sponsored a Musical Jamboree in the Fall of ' 82. Pictured above is the Brush Creek Band Orange And Black Left to right: First row: Robert Troike, Amos Sykes, Sue Glenn, and Roger Alford. Second row: Charles Gross, Dr. Jack Luzkow (advisor), Raymond Short (editor), David Messer, and Bill Jackson. The Orange and Black is the campus newspaper published by the student body. The paper comes out semi-monthly and covers all campus activities, special events, and news. Appalachian Wilderness Club ■ I J ,.„ » L I iijSgj ' » Mr Br S H % ipfin £ | WW Br ifl ■ » ■ 4 as 4 ™E? ' ,a== SMBm S8BBwH8wIbBMPv ? ■■ ' .■ i Left to right. First row: David Jackson. Second row: Ann Naglee, Adam Houghton, Bill Jackson, and Dr. John Taylor (advisor). Third row: Charl Harper, Charles Pickler, Malcolm Miracle, and Mindy Starr. The Appalachian Wilderness Club is an organization that encourages wilderness recreation and fello wship among its members. The club is very active. Every other weekend is spent cave exploring, white-water rafting, or on some other exciting wilderness recreation. Beta Chi Alpha Left to right: First row: Liz Veitch, Robin Hancock, Priscilla DeFore, Jill DeBusk, Brenda Shelton, and Wendy Blanton. Second row: Pam Garner, Deronda Collier, Bobbi Sutherland, Debbie Lockard, and Judy Broughton. The purpose of Beta Chi Alpha (BXA) is to develop an appreciation of beauty, culture, and art, while promoting the social welfare of the sisters and enhancing respect and friendship among the sisters BXA is also an active service organization. The sorority sponsored the Valentine ' s Dance and the American Cancer Society Smokeout here on campus, and worked with the Cumberland Valley Abuse Shelter and the Special Olympics. Student Senate Left to right: First row: Penny Pace, Susie Goodin, Vita Coleman (vice-president), Robin Hancock, and Laurie Ann Burgin. Second row: Wendell Clark, Mike Smith, Kenny Crawford, Stan Brock (president). Rick Jamison, and Roger Alford. The Student Senate is the student body government of Union College. The Senate seeks to have the voice of the students heard and so represent students on various campus committees Lighthouse Singers Left to right First row: Allyn Campredon, Robin Hancock, Felicia Pembleton, Lori Morrison. Laurie Ann Burgin, and Dan Crabtree (co-director). Second row: Ann Naglee, Gladys Huff, Lori Brockman, Bethany Crabtree, and Elin Crabtree (co-director). Third row: Sue Glenn, Sue Ellen Marshall, and Sandy Overstreet. Fourth row: Debbie Creasy, Lee Ann Alford, Mindy Starr, David McKinney, Quentin Scholtz (campus minister), and Donald Gilbert. The Lighthouse Singers are a group that promotes Christian fellowship, enjoy the excitement of sharing God ' s love to those around them nd nurture Through singing, they are able to express their faith, and The Lighthouse Singers travel frequently to churches of all denominations in Kentucky and Ohio They perform in morning worship services or evening services, Sundays or Wednesdays. Mu Omega Beta Left to right: Warren Kendig, Bill McDonald, John Arzoumanian, George Georgitsis, Marty Williams, and Chris Santarelli. Mu Omega Beta (MOB) is a social-service fraternity that promotes unity and fellowship among its members. Membership is open to all male students of Union College. Iota Mu Gamma Left to right: First row: Nancy Barger. Second row: Janet Deadwyler, Michelle Englemann, and Mary Taylor. Third row: Laurie Ann Burgin, Sherry Messer, Kathy Alford, and Felicia Pembleton. Fourth row: Melinda Combs, Allyn Campredon, Cindy Gleason, Sherry Caudill, Barb Trimarco, Billie Cornett, Sherry Napier, Audrey Fitzgerald, and Tammy Perkins. Iota Mu Gamma is a sorority to benefit the college by promoting services, fellowship, and unity. Iota Mu Gamma is an active sorority. During the academic year of 1982-83, Iota Mu Gamma sponsored the Halloween Dance, a number of other dances, and service projects. Gamma Beta Phi Left to right: First row: Kasey Evans, Deronda Collier, Susan Hoskins, Vita Coleman, and Charolette Gambrel. Second row: Sandy Hinkel, Teresa Williams, Jennifer Hall, Pam Garner, Constance Pickard, Bobbi Sutherland, and Barb Trimarco. Third row: Dr. Lester Woody (Advisor), Peggy Sams, Cathy Pesce, Margaret Martin, Debbie Creasy, Charl Harper, Debbie McMullen, Cotha VanDoren, and Bernice Kyereboah Fourth row: Billy Martin, Arthur Pritchard, Troy Abner, Bill McDonald, Donald Mobelini, Norman Hayes, Doug Lunsford, Cliff Gregory, Benpierre Cabuay, Kenny Crawford, and David Greene. Gamma Beta Phi is a national honor society promoting scholarship, leadership, and good citizenship at Union College. On Honors Day 1983, Gamma Beta Phi received the Women ' s Club Centennial Award for sponsoring such campus and community services as Faculty Appreciation Day, a Christmas party for the children from the Cumberland Valley Abuse Shelter, and the Special Olympics. Science Society Left to right. First row: Susie Goodin, Regina Smith, Taran Cleare, and Bernice Kyereboah. Second row: Krishna Chilukuri, Mike Smith, Norman Hayes, and Kenny Crawford The Union College Science Society provides an organization dedicated to continuing or creating an interest in the sciences. The Science Society is also to promote fellowship among science students and faculty. Soccer Left to right. First row: Manager Robin Hancock, Mike Taylor, Robert Troike, Ricardo Testino, John Arzoumanian, Greg Fornia, Chris Santarelli, and Manager Debbie Lockard. Second row: Coach Drew Pringle, Darwin Winston, Kennedy Kambarami, John Lusby, Donald Buchanan, Pete Burnham, Chuck Slusher, Maher Shaat, Mohammad Jahangiri, John Gacesa, and Coach Larry Inkster. The Union College Soccer Team finished the season by placing third in their division at the state championship tournament. In contrast to last year ' s overall winning record, the team finished this year with an overall 4-7 season record. The Bulldogs lost several players to graduation before fall 1982. Only seven of the 17 members of the Union squad had played college soccer before. Out of the other 10 new players, only three had ever played soccer. Adding to the obstacle of inexperience were injuries to the team ' s two leading scorers, Mohammad Jahangiri and Stephen Nagbe. " I was pleased with the way our season turned out even though we had some trouble getting started, " Coach Inkster said. " I think after the first couple of games we began to play better as a team and learned from our mistakes. " Coaches Larry Inkster and Drew Pringle agree that with a year of experience behind the year. . things will only get better for Union College soccer next Mike Taylor passes the ball to another player. Left to right: Freshman Robert Troike and senior Byron Walker look on while their team plays hard. Darwin Winston (left) tries to steal the ball from his opponent (right). Kennedy Kambarami looks on. Men ' s Left to right: Front row: Scott Broughton, Darryl Smith, Richard Hampton, Happy Mobelini, Al Gover, and Chris Pulliam. Second row: Rick Held, Jim Crutcher, Guy Carter, Doug Lunsford, Jerry Mcintosh, and Mark Held. The Union College Men ' s Basketball Team ended their 1982-83 with an overall record of 13-15. The Bulldogs finished their conference record at 8- The Bulldogs were led in scoring and assists by sophomore guard Al Gover. Gover also led the KIAC Conference in assists, averaging 7.1 a game and averaged over 15 points a game. Guy Carter, a senior center, led the team and conference in rebounding. Averaging 11.2 rebound, a game. Carter made the KIAC all-conference team. The team as a whole averaged 74.9 points per game and shot over 50%. One of the highlights of the season was the Bulldogs ' victory over Berea College by a score of 76-75. Union also used the good ol ' Bulldog bite on LMU in their last home game, winning 84-83 in overtime. This game was particularly memorable because it was the last home game for Coach Pete Moore. Coach Moore was pleased with the enthusiasm of the students and faculty, which was better this year than in previous years. He was also impressed by the turnout of Union fans at the KIAC tournament held at Berea. The team ' s play was greatly influenced by this kind of support. Basketball AI Gover jumps to put in two for Union. Coach Pete Moore gives instructions to the team. Tir _ J ■ I i r 1 » i , -, i m m THANKS, ! The added responsibilities Pete Moore has acquired during the past ten years cut into the time he could put into coaching the Union College Men ' s Basketball Team. " We need to bring someone new in and break them down a little, " he said. When Moore took over as head coach p rior to the 1962-63 season, his only duty besides coaching was teaching. Since then, he has become the Union College Athletic Director and the Head of the Department of Health and Physical Education. He will remain as Athletic Director and Head of the Department of Health and Physical Education so that the new coach will have more time with his players. He said, " I ' ve been thinking about it for several years. It is not just something that has come up out of the blue. " Moore said 21 seasons of coaching is enough. " You don ' t do some- thing for 21 years and not miss it some. But I think the basketball program needs some new blood — a younger, enthusiastic person, so that they can have a better program. " Dr. and Mrs. Pete Moore pose for their picture commemorating his 20 years of coaching. Women ' s 4$W, Left to right. First row: Lori Brockman, Lon Muncy, Nancy Barger, Jana Angel, and Lisa Johnson. Second row: Sherry Messer, Tammie Perkins, Sherry Caudill, Billie Cornett, Regina Hubbard, Sherrie Napier, and Felicia Pembleton. Third row: Dennis Macy, Diane Green, Sharron Oxendine, Marquetta Burkhart, Virgella Combs, Paula Carson, and Coach Karen Fishbaugh. The Lady Bulldogs ended their 1982-83 season with an overall record of 11-16, 3-8 in the conference. They finished as runners-up in the KWIC Tournament with players Regina Hubbard and Billie Cornett making KWIC All-Tournament Team By the end of the season, freshman Virgella Combs led the Lady Bulldogs in scoring and rebounding. She averaged 14.7 points a game and 7.8 rebounds per game. Following Combs was sophomore Regina Hubbard, who averaged 11.6 points and 4.8 rebounds per game. Sophomore Billie Cornett averaged 9.4 points and 5.7 rebounds per game, despite missing much of the early season due to a lower back injury. Another sophomore. Sherry Caudill, averaged seven points and 4.6 rebounds per game while sophomore guard Lisa Johnson contributed five points and led the team in assists, averaging 3.7. As a team, the Lady Bulldogs a eraged 43.3% from the field and 60.9% at the line. Union averaged 68.5 points and 35 rebounds per game. The Lady Bulldogs will be graduating only three seniors. With eight sophomores and three freshmen returning. Coach Karen Fishbaugh is viewing next year with optimism. " The girls coming back next year can form the nucleus of a good team, along with a couple of good recruits. " Basketball Regina Hubbard is ready for defense! Virgella Combs goes up for two. Virgella Combs is at the line. Swimming Left to right. First row: Adam Houghton, Byron Walker, Priscilla DeFore, Liz Veitch, Melinda Combs, and Maher Shaat, Second row; Coach Drew Pringle, Mike Smith, Robert Troike, Don Buchanan, Chuck Slusher, and Mike Taylor. The Union College Bullfrogs finished the season with a 2-8 record. This year ' s team captain was third-year member Byron Walker, who re- ceived the Kathy Brick Memorial Award and holds the school record in the 500 freestyle. The Bullfrogs completed the 1983 season at the State Swim Cham- pionship Meet. Even though Union did not finish high in overall scor- ing, Coach Drew Pringle said he was pleased with his team ' s effort. " I thought our swimmers did a real good job and represented the college well. We are still in the early stages of building a strong swimming program here and I think we ' re off to a good start. " Byron Walker, team captain, (left), waits for the gun. Tennis Left to right. Coach Allan Green, Robert Troike, Ron Warf, Mike Smith, David Jackson, Crit Johns The Union College Tennis Team finished their regular season with a 2- 12-1 record. On Thursday, April 28, Union participated in the KIAC Tournament at Clinch Valley College with Johnson and Jackson win- ning at 2 doubles. It was the only victory for the Bulldogs after drawing 1 and 2 seeds in the singles draw. " We drew some tough opponents, " Coach Allen Green said, " but we played some good matches against real tough opponents We only lost one match out of the ones we should have won. " Union had to overcome bad weather all through April. Coach Allen Green attributes their inconsistent play to this. " It ' s been disappointing recordwise, but I think the guys have really improved a lot, particularly given all the practices and matches we have missed due to bad weather, " he said. Junior David Jackson smacks the ball back to his opponent. Baseball Left to right. First row: Joe Logan, Richard Rand, Mark Carson, Jeff Bundy, Scott George, Jeff Hensley, Mike Wilcher, and Coach Larry Inkster. Second row: John Gacesa, Rod Sears, Alvin Bailey, Ron Yanich, Kevin Solley, Jeff Allie, Jim Halter, Bill McDonald, and Kevin Kidd. Combining speed and power, the 1983 edition of Bulldog Baseball was one of the most exciting in recent years- After starting out very slowly, playing below .500 for much of the season, the Bulldogs finished strongly, winning their last nine games. These nine victories qualified them for the National Association of Intercollegiate AKIL (NAIA) District 32 Playoff and also earned them at least a tie for the K1AC. The season began with two trips to Alabama, one during spring break and the other a weekend trip later in March, which saw the Bulldogs come in second in the University of Montivallo Baseball Classic. This tough early-season competition laid the foundation for the type of baseball the Bulldogs would have to play later in the season. During their final nine games, the Bulldogs scored 116 runs, had 114 hits, hit 15 home : team record of .327, hit 41 home runs, and stole 124 bases in 142 attempts. i and stole 52 bases. For the season, the Bulldogs hit , Their final record of 20-15 included records of 12-4 in the conference and 15-7 in the district. It was a very exciting year indeed for the fans who watched the home runs fly out of the Recreation Park. Alvin Bailey (left) shakes hands with Jim Halter (right), complimenting him on a good job. Coach Inkster (left) congratulates Mark Carson and John Gacesa. Jeff Hensley (batter at the plate) is ready for the pitch. Softball Left to right First row: Rcgina Hubbard, Jana Angel, Sherry Messer, Sandy Overstreet, Lisa Johnson, Sharron Oxendine. Tammie Perkins, and Billie Cornett Second row: Coach Karen Fishbaugh, Teresa Haggard, Debbie Creasy. Sherry Napier, Lisa Taylor. Lori Brockman. Felicia Pembleton, Wendy Blanton, and Jill DeBusk. The 1983 softball season got off to a slow start due to bad weather and to losses in several close games. However, the Lady Bulldogs played well the latter part of the season, winning nine of their last fourteen games. They finished the season with a 9-17 record and placed fourth in the KWIC Tournament. Jana Angel and Billie Cornett had fine performances in the outfield, and Regina Hubbard and Tammie Perkins did excellent pitching jobs. Felicia Pembleton led the team in hitting with a batting average of 394 Lisa Johnson was selected to the KWIC All Tournament Team for her fine offensive and defensive play ACTIVITIES The Hanging of the Greens is a festive event on the campus during the Christmas season Mary Taylor (high above) and Priscilla DeFore prepare the Iota Mu Gamma window. Dr. Randy Martin participates in Beta Chi Alpha ' s campus activity tc Gamma Beta Phi members Susan Hoskins and Art Pritchard help during Faculty Appreciation Day Miss Frances Patridge is taking advantage of the day. The above cast is from the fall musical production of You ' re A Good Man, Charlie Brown The characters are (starting at the bottom and going clockwise) Kasey Evans (lying down), Joe Wick, Cathy Pesce, Troy House, David McKinney, and Cotha VanDoren. The Monkey ' s Paw was a student-directed one-act production performed by the Union College Drama Department. Sam Bowser Pictured are (left to right) Joe Wick, Randall Smith, Debbie McMullen. and Whitney Green. The Madrigal Dinner is the highlight of the Union College Choir ' : season. Pictured are (left to right) Adam Houghton, Lori Morrison, anc Deronda Collier. Lori and Deronda are singing a duet. Mr Sherman Oxendine (left) retires from Union College after 19 years of teaching. Mr. Walter Powell, second vice-president of the Alumni Association, gives Mr Oxendine hearty congratulations and a plaque commemorating his years of service. The Union College Choir dresses up in Elizabethan costumes for the Madrigal Dinner Larna Abner and her escort, Byron Walker, dance as Lar na is the 1983 Homecoming Queen. Cabaret is an event in which students and faculty display their talents. The emcees for this year were Darwin Winston (left) and Debbie Lockard (right). Deronda Collier sings " Tomorrow " during Cabaret. The Stage Band is featured during Cabaret. Dr. Candy Wood is featured in a tenor sax solo. The 1983 Stespean Staff A Final Word Some special people deserve recognition for all the help that they have contributed: Dr. Lester Woody, Dr. Jan Finkel, the Publications Committee, Roger Alford, Charles Gross, Dean A.K. Layton, Donnie Ward, and many others. Without the aid of these persons, our advertisers, and YOU, this yearbook would not have been possible. Sincerely yours. The 1983 Stespean Staff STAFF Editor Arthur Honican Associate Editor Deronda Collier Layout Mindy Starr Photography Susie Goodin Business Glenna Mills Sports Pete Burnham Secretary Debbie Creasy Compliments of MID SOUTH HI FI Pioneer, Jensen, Sanyo, G.E. Telephone Supplies, ij Records and Tapes Trademart Shopping Center Corbin Union Plaza — Barbourville Corbin 528-0566 Barbourville 546-8315 Jay ' Mac Security Service Corp. Security Guards — Protective Services 417 Knox Street Barbourville, KY 40906 546-5612 O ' DELLS JEWELRY GIFTS UNION PLAZA BARBOURVILLE, KY We specialize in Engagement Sets 546-8015 THOMAS A. 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