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THE 1996 DIORAMA TABLE OF CONTMS SMdntUo .6 Spofis 30 CfSJtHVit 74 Faouty m urganesmjns . . .150 Qreeks ?04 Cbaig .234 Legends in the Making THE 1996 DIORAMA Volume 48 University of Nortli Aiabama Florence, Alabama 35632-0001 THE VICTOBY FLAME makp« iU return BOBBY WALLACE la an Inapi- RELAYS are alwaya a popular SpriiiK Klinx event, rational leader. 2 Introdnction Legends in the Making Legends are remembered by someone everyday, but sometimes legends can be forgotten. At the University of North Alabama, there are many legends. In 1 948, a method of capturing these legends was established on this campus known as the Diorama. The word " Diorama " was cho- sen because it means " a painted canvas, in sections, which tells a story. " Today, the Diorama continues the tradition of painting a story by telling the legends of this university for its readers. It is not always understood what it takes to qualify as a legend. Legends can be any- thing as long as they mean something to someone. In order to understand it, think of the legendary events that have been occur- ring on this campus. These events will com- prise legendary stories that will be told for many years by students and faculty mem- bers One of the many great legends of this campus will be about the three time Division II National Championship football team that won forty-one games in three years Another memory that will remain legendary in rrxjst minds is the beauty of the Victory (Continued on next page) my. in m«Tir«. LISTENING to each oUier. Introduction 3 Legends in the Haking (Continued from previous page) name that was constructed during the fall by the university ' s alumni. Others may remember small events like amusing moments during Spring Fling or the time at Homecoming when some guy asked a girl to marry him from a sign on the football field. Students will t hink of the excitement of hoping that the team would score. Still others will be reminded of the simple pleasure of talking to a friend. Yet, many will recall how thrilling it was to watch legendary quarterback Cody Gross and the Harlon Hill Award winner Ronald McKinnon play football. These unique stories, these seem- ingly insignificant moments, and the amazing people that make up this campus have what it takes to fulfill the role in the 1 996 Diorama as " Legends in the Making. " AN ANXIOUS MOMENT at a foot- ball game. CODY ' S WEARING his game face. 4 Introduction TBALL, J«v - -tyle. AUr UrSa crowd BREAKING GBOITND for tk vic- tory (UUMC. Introdortion 5 I I II I LINN 111 n.li. students file up and down the stairs outside Bibb Graves on an amazingly snowy day during November. Photo by Shannon Wells. 6 Student Life Instantly Legendary Being a college student is all about living, studying, working, playing, struggling, relaxing, laughing, and most innportantly learning about who you really are. Maybe that is why we cheer too loudly at the football games, put off studying until the last minute, smoke one too many cigarettes, fight for what we believe, and even find our way to class on the rare occasion that it snows. Ask yourself, where else have I ever felt confident, humbled, amazed, frustrated, loved, exhausted, but totally exhilarated all in the same twenty four hour period? No where else but during a day in the life of you, the college student. Being a part of this unbelievable experience leads us to understand why college is so legendary. Legendary, in the sense that it only last for a few years; but if you make the most of it then every day you too will experience a ] .m TO THE rniPrS. Seemg the slightly snow- covered campus on a November day makes students wonder what it would have been like to stay in bed. Photo by Shannon W lls. moment that will become " Instantly Legendary " in your mind, Stndcnt Ur« 7 Come home The Victory Flame, Window Painting, Mr. and Miss University, the Pep Rally Spirit Challenge, the Election of Queen and Court, Eind, of course, the football game-some of the events that made up this year ' s Homecoming festivities. The theme this year was " Come Home; " and, as always, many alumni answered the call by returning to take part in the festivities. Some fondly remembered traditions from the past also made a return this year. The festivities began on Thursday afternoon when over twenty organizations painted the outside windows of the University Center. Many of the organizations chose the new Victory Flame as the theme for their display of artistic talent. The winners of this event were Alpha Delta Pi, Baptist Campus Ministries, and Sigma Chi. On Thursday night, a classic tradition of Mr. and Miss University was brought back to campus after a ten-year absence. A Mr. and Miss University were chosen to represent the spirit of the student body. Approximately thirty students were judged in four categories: performance in a popular vote, cam- pus involvement, performance in a private interview, and performance in an on-stage inter- view. The on-stage interview provided the audience with a candid look at all the candidates. During one of the interviews, Brandon Johnson received thundering applause for his reply to a question about what activities should take place during Homecoming. " The teach- ers shouldn ' t give any tests the whole week of Homecoming, " he said. Other questions ranged from " ...sing or recite the alma mater... " to " Greek life. Pro or Con. " At the end of this most inter- esting question answer session, Todd Foust and Kristi Nicole Steele received the honor of being named Mr. and Miss University. After the competition, Johnny Clueless continued the fun by tak- ing the stage to perform for the standing-room-only crowd. University alumni continued in the " COME HOME " theme by reviving another exciting tradition. The Victory Flame. The light- ing of the new Victory Flame was held at 9 p.m. on Friday and was attended by over 1,400 people. To mark the beginning of the flame, a candlelight service was held, in which the alumni passed the flame down to the students. The lighting of the torch marked the first time a Victory Flame has burned on campus since the first one was extinguished in 1987, after having burned for nearly 25 years. It was removed during the construction of what is now the University Center. The Victory Flame marks the return of a tradition which represents the past present and future ' -Dr. Kembrei lones loin««ominf| GO LIONSt SUccy Keeton lets her enthusiasm be luiowi to everyone at the pep rally. Photo by Christophe: RohlinK. New and old traditions combine for a SUCCeSSIllI llOmeCOming by layClannatos and Tammy Shaibim FESTIVi: PAINTING. DIskuI amben or Alpa Pi prepare for the MomecoininK Pep Rally by painting their faces like lions. Photo by Clancy RatlifT. TTIK TIAPPT rOfPT.E. I -o and his date wave to the fanw while Nhowing off their spirfv dnds al the uaiiii ' I ' hoin liv Clancy Ratliff. HOMECOMINC; COCRT and QI KKN. Wendy Walker, Tera RlrhardNon, Rachel BoIm), Tirfanie Wales, ami Queen Laura Parker. Photo by Amy Bridenbaugh. HomerominK !i Come home« ♦ ♦ ALPHA DELTA PI raptured Tirst place in the float competition. Photo by Shannon Wells. ALUMNI OF THE YEAR. Robert S. Ryan, Nirk Nirhols, and Dr. C harle Spaldhi}! are recognized before the game. Photo by Shannon Wells. . • V » :: ?! F J V { ? HAVING FUN. FrrNhman C ' ralK HlnHlnKanie balances Wesley Rutherford on his HhoulderN al Ihe Mclory Klame LlKhtinK- Photo Ity Shannon WelN. LIVING IN STYLE. A University Player lies on her royal throne while lieinK carried by slrontf men al the float presentation after the first |uarter of the game. Photo i y Shaninion Wells. in llomecominK I .SPVKKIMi TilK KI.AMK. I! »;t Ki « li i« - ItriMii Ronlaiiil •.IiooIn mii ' arrun into ihf « ' fiiiiiK Hk l» litthl lh i ' lor KImiiic. Pliolti li I . MMuiMtn WVIK. 31 Immediately following the lighting of the Victory Flame, a pep rally was held to inspire the Lions to victory in the upcoming game against Valdosta State. The winners of the Pep Rally Spirit Challenge were Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Zeta Tau Alpha, and the Entertainment Industry Association. Dr. B. Kembrel Jones, director of alumni relations and annual giving described the pep rally as " one of the largest ever ' Although Friday afternoon ' s Homecoming Parade was canceled due to rainy weather, " mother nature " worked wonders on Saturday by providing a cool, but sun-filled day for the Homecoming game. The close-to-perfect Saturday afternoon was kicked off with a pre-game show at 1 p.m. that included the presentation of the Alumni of the Year and the Homecoming Court. The Alunmi Association named three Alumni of the Year. They were Nick Nichols, a photographer for National Geographic Magazine; Dr. Charles Spalding, a nephrology specialist living in New Mexico; and Robert S. Ryan, deputy director of the Structures and Dynamics Laboratory at Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville. In addition, tl university named the following people to the UNA Athletic Hall of Fame: Joe Brewer, Sam Hardy, Gerald Lavender, and Roger Ralph. Laura Leigh Parker was crowned this year ' s Homecoming Queen. Parker, a senior who is major- ing in elementary education, was a gracious winner: " Being elected queen is a real humbling experience because I was elected by my peers, and that is an honor. " The high-point of homecoming is of course, tl. football game. The football team lived up to every- one ' s high expectations. The Lions responded to the roaring of the crowd which packed Braly Stadium by romping past Valdosta State 26-9. With the sound of the final gun at the end of the fourth quarter, another Homecoming became a cher- ished memory. Everyone played a special part. The overall winners of the homecoming festivities were Zeta Tau Alpha, the University Players, and Sigma Chi. Dr. Kembrel Jones captured the spirit of this year ' s Homecoming while speaking about the Victory Flame. " (It marks] the return of a tradition which represents the past, present, and future. " This year ' s Homecoming celebrated the past, and looked for- ward to a bright future for this University. A THRILLIMi MOMKXT. St-nior Uara UiKb Parkrr »a . rrownrd HoMrroaiiiiK Qarvn ainriiiK Iter prr-Kamr r oli ilir« . Parkpr was. noaii- MiMi b) (iamaia Bria Phi. Pkolo b Shannon WVIK. lloNKTOMillX ' The double shifl S(IEN K AT WORK. Tony Rirkctts prepares an nnkncmn rork spi-fimrn Tor identirication. Photo liy Cliristoplicr RohlinK. W( RKIN i OVERTIME. Vonda Moore nses her eonipnier knoH-huw at her data-entry job. Photo hy Christopher Rohlintf. AT THE ( AK WASH. Mail l.imlHe oll.n pnll werkn B» manaffpr of Soft Touch I ' nr Wa«.h Allitton Sl«rk. IZWorkinKOrrCanipiK. Working and going to sciiool byMan ptuu. You may have noticed how, in the movies, college students never have jobs. The only work they do consists of, on a rare occasion, attending a class or two. The rest of their time is spent socializing " on the quad " or spending every waking hour partying their brains out like John Belushi in Animal House. You have also probably noticed that life on this campus doesnt quite match the Utopian image portrayed in the movies. There is a simple reason for this. At this university, it seems nearly everyone you talk to has a part-time job. Some brave souls even work full-time, because, in the real world, it costs roal money to go to school. Tony Ricketts, a senior majoring in general science, used to be one of those insane people who tries to combine col- lege with the grave- yard shift. He would work from 11 p.m. until 7 a.m. at Food World in Muscle Shoals and then come to school. It ' s hard to believe, but Ricketts claims he didn ' t have any trouble staying wake. " 1 always tried to schedule my classes after 10 o ' clock so I could get at least two hours of sleep before coming to school, " said Ricketts. He ' d then sleep for a few hours after he got home and then it was back to work. Through all of this, Ricketts says his grades didn ' t fall. " It didn ' t affect my grades, but the hard thing was learning to manage the time I had in order get assignments done and do a quality job. " Those days are over now, as Tony has managed to rise from the graveyard. He still works at Food World, but now he works a regular shift. Tony also now works as a lab aide in the geology department here at school. " Working in the lab is an opportunity that arose at a time when I needed a little more money, " he said. " It ' s really convenient because I get to work between classes. " The long distance award goes to Vonda Moore, a junior majoring in English, who works at a bank in Tupelo, Mississippi. Moore says she works to pay for school and for gas. She definitely needs a lot of gas, since she has an hour-and-a-half commute up the Natchez Trace to get to school. Moore chooses to combine work in Tupelo with the long drive to UNA (rather than a short com- mute to Ole Miss) mainly because of UNA ' s smaller size. " I like the smaller campus, the smaller classes, and the fact that there are no graduate students teaching classes. " She has kept her job in Tupelo because she thinks it will provide her with great experi- ence for her resume, but school is definitely the most important thing right now. " 1 give school the priority even though it upsets my employer some- times, " she said. Matt Lindsey, a junior majoring in marketing, manages to go to school and hold down a job where he gets 40 to 50 hours a week. He works for two rea- sons: " to pay for work, and to pay for my car. " Lindsey is gener- al manager of Soft Touch Car Wash, where he has worked since he was a senior in high school. Fifty hours a week and col- lege classes would seem like an impossible load to handle, but Lindsey says it isnt that bad. " I get off work at 6 o ' clock, and that gives me plenty of time to study. " Anyway, Lindsey says, it ' s worth it. " When I graduate, I will have the people skills which are a must in the working world. Plus, I have made lots of business contacts including police officers, local radio personalities, and even the mayor. Th)y Aikman (quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys) even came in one time. " So, maybe students who hold down jobs have the upper hand when the desperate search for employment begins after gradua- tion. That ' s probably worth a little extra work Workinn Off f ampin I I 1 always tried to schedule my classes after 10 o ' clock so I could get at least two hours of sleep before coming to school ' -Tony Ricketts CAST LIST M. Jourdain, bourgeois SteiJon J. Passmore Madam Jourdain, his wife Amber Elizabeth Joly LucUe. his daughter Elaine Meares Nicole, a senrant Jennifer Steen Cleonte, in love with Lucile Chan Darby Covielle, Cleonte ' s valet Scott Stooksberry Dorante, count, in love with Dorimene Wesley (Whitey) Thompson Dorimene, a marquise Amy L Shipman Music Teacher Jeff Leide Dance Teacher John Paul Lawhead Fencing Teacher Mike Reynolds Philosophy Teacher Brian Peace Tailor Jeff Leide Apprentice Tailor Danielle Maddox Apprentice Tailor DeviZulkifli MufU John Paul Lawhead Servant Angela RatUff Lackey Jenny Craig Lacke y Italia Sutter Servant Debbie Stracner Cook Diane Stracner Harprichord Thomaa E. Moore Bnnerie du Roi KevUi Beailey (laqueboute); BodMjr Brown (trompette): MIdnai Hulchlns (cor); Nathan KUgo (nqoaboate): Mark Laughlin (our); D««id Raaey (laqueboule): MiKfcMSIODe (trompette); MTItoaar (tmnpette); Brandon WUmd (bonbardoB oo bi»-tuba) Daoecrt JawvCralf. JotiR Paul Lawhead, DnMe Maddox. JoniHorrti. " hiha Sutter. DevtZulkifU Early Hiulc Ememble DM4dOirnitt.0tngerEich, Paaland. John Roth Mitchell iMtiM, Andy Davti. Melloda Hood. Angela TaU Turklih Danceri AU Aniu, MaitM BainkkajfaUr. Eea Cikoukd, 8«|ii Ian Derell, Hilal Dwld, Bm EUM. HeUn Oeier. Lale IMefck. Haada Omc 14 The BourgeolM Gentleman The Departments of Music and Theatre score a hit with The Boutgeoh Gentleman by Matt Pettus ■- ' ir Jl ' ST AN ACTOR. A hIiikimi; -M.ifon PaHiiinorr din- on another vidr of his talrnt to Jenny Cralji- Photo by hns Bohlinii. fNTI pate THE SPOTLIGHT. John Paul Uwhrad takes renter an Jourdain ' k danre teacher. Photo by Chris Rohling. ISTEN IP. The mnsir dep«ita«at% ■— tatiuit profemior, om Kd Moore. lUtenn rkiwif M Jeff LcMc and John Paal ««bead give kia iMtraetiOM. Pkoto Bjr Chris Kokliac. When the Departments of Music and Theatre joined forces to produce Moiiere ' s The Bourgeois Gentleman, they made beautiful music (and drama) together. The Bourgeois Gentleman, a joint creation of playwright Jean- Baptiste Poguelin(Moliere) and composer Jean-Baptiste Lully, is a musi- cal comedy which was originally produced as court entertainment for King Louis XIV in the 17th century. The play explores what happens when a common tradesman attempts to transform himself into a gentle- man by hiring a team of tutors who, in the end, only succeed in making him look like an idiot. " This is a common theme throughout Moiiere ' s works, " said Jim Davis, the play ' s director. " When we pretend to be more that we are, we usually end up looking foolish. " Although, according to Mr. Davis, the play is rarely performed in this country, it seemed a logical choice for the spring production. " First of all, Moliere is studied by colleges and high schools all over. Second, we needed something that would accommodate a lot of students. " Dr. Tom Ed Moore, assistant professor of music and producer of YuleFest for the past two years, is no stranger to campus drama. You might remember his cameo as Dr. Morris ' s shade-wearing spiritual advis- er in All Over Tbwn last year. This year, he worked behind the scenes as music director (and harpsichord player). " This was much more difficult than YuleFest mainly because of all the research that went into it, " Moore said. " We had t.o do a lot of research on Lully [the composer) and his style, since we had to con- vert the original score from strings to brass. " Close attention was also paid to the original perfor- mances of the musical — to details like the placement of instruments. " We wanted to be as close to the original pro- duction as possible, " Dr. Moore said. They came pretty close — the performance included an authentic eighteenth century harpsichord donated by the First Presbyterian Church of Florence. The cast also put in a lot of time to make sure the play was a success. One member of the cast was Scott Stooksberry of Lawrenceburg, Tennessee, who played Covielle, Celeonte ' s valet. According to Stooksberry, practices got longer and longer as the performance neared. " We ' d practice every night, starting at six and ending whenever Mr. Davis thought we were done. Sometimes that was eight; sometimes it was twehre. " Stooksberry said that his role was more difficult than those he had played in the past. " I had to be a lot more versatile because there were a lot of physical characteristics invohred with this character. He had two different walks and two different voices. " It looks like we can look forward to more cooperation between the Departments of Music and Theatre in the future. " The Bourgeois Gentleman received such a good response from both departments that we ' re looking around to see what we can do in the future, " said Dr. Moore. Mr. Davis agrees. " They [the Music Department) were terrific. When asked if he planned to woiic with the Theatre Department in the future, his answer was an emphatic " Yes! Yes! Yes! " ' ' We wanted to be as close to the original production as possible " -Dr. Tom Ed Moore 1W Bo Tge o to Gwitienian 15 To eat or not to eal That s the question! by Holli Hai;grove and Allison Stack " What should I eat? " This question is probably one of the n ost popular questions that is asked every day on college campuses. Colleges have changed the way that students view school food from " yuck " to " yum. " The Dining Services on campus provide both stu- dents and faculty with an endless array of foods that are sure to tempt everyone ' s taste buds. The Food Court in the Guillot University Center is an extremely popular place for both breakfast and lunch for students. Every day, hundreds of hungry students patiently wait in long lines for favorites such as club sandwiches, chicken fingers, cheeseburgers, made-to- order deli sandwiches, and the always popular french fries. A new addition to the food court was Pizza Hut that served the campus with personal pan pizzas and hot breadsticks. For students who prefer the healthy side of college life, the salad bar stood as a welcome retreat from the fast food of the campus. The hot food bar also gave students another dining option that was healthy, with home- style foods. Calorie counts are also fea- tured above the items on the hot food bar. A sometimes more convergent option to dorm residents is Towers Dining Hall. Located between Rice and Rivers Residence Halls, Towers Cafe features an all-you-can-eat dining experience. Residents and visitors can go to the dining hall for three meals a day. The cafe has a bakery, salad bar, deli, " mom-like " entrees, and even ice cream for dessert. Students should also not forget that there is an espresso bar known as the Wired Lion. The Wired Lion is in the center of the University Center on the bottom floor, and it serves a variety of cof- fees, hot chocolate, and even some desserts like cheesecake. Of course, if dining with the university meal options is not for you there are always the handy vending machines that are in almost every building on campus. Students who live on-campus may also choose to journey back to their dorm rooms and prepare their own food with various small appliances. Most students will probably never find anything that is just like mom ' s fine cooking, but it does not hurt to sample all the dining options that are available on campus. After all, one may find that school food is actually belter than mom ' s home cooked meals. One may find that school food is actually better than mom s home-cooked meals« TOfiKT UKAI.TH FOOD. PiizH Is a sUpl NtiulciitV diet. I ' lKitd hy (liristophcr Kohli »• of the colli lACampoN Dining m L f.i: ' " ' _ ( ()NTK( I.I.KI) ( IIAOS. M -al tiiiK- can hi hertic for rmfe- ( ria workrrN. Ph il» by (°hriNli | h T RoliliiiK- GUC Food Court Menu BREAKFAST Danish $.99 Sausage Biscuit $.89 Bagel w Cream Cheese $.99 Donuts $.35 Breakfast Croissant $1.50 i KtV; A BREAK. ( am - •T rnjn i hrr lunrh ■ t- Ihr (AC. Photo by ■ •■.■h«T RohlinK- FoodBar Breaicfast Plate $1.99 LUNCH The Grill (w cheese) Hamburger $.89 . . . .$.99 Jumbo Burger $1.69 . . .$1.89 Grilled Ham Cheese $1.79 Bacon Jumbo Burger $2.19 ..$2.39 Grilled Cheese $.99 Breast Chicken Sandwich $2.69 French Fries $.9() Cold Beverages $79 .89 1.09 PizuHnt SiiiiR ' me Pizza $2.99 Pepperoni $2.49 Breadsticks $1.59 Deli Club Sandwich ' ; I " Potato Chips . u, Super Sub S3.79 Croissant Hoagle $2.79 Food Bar Vegetable Plate $2.40 Combo Plate $3.99 Entrees (2 -eg., roll, drink 1 $2.79 Baked PoUto $.9!( Caaipiia Dining 1 7 These crazy events gave students a fun way to compete aigainst one another. Spring Fling got underway once again on Monday, AprU 10. For four exciting days, campus orgaiuzations took part in the fun-filled activities that were planned by Spring Fling sponsor Jayne Jackson and the Spring Fling Committee of Andrea Porter, Kristi Steele, Bobbie South, Melanie Hancock, Gina Barrett, Tobi Mayes, Tommy Barke, and Tabitha Guy The theme for this year was " Dazed and Confused. " The activities kicked off at 8 a.m. on Monday with the Penny Drop, sponsored by the Phi Mu Sorority. In this event, each penny dropped counted as a vote for the dropper ' s choice of Spring Fling King and Queen. At the same time, the chalk art contest got started. The event was judged on the use of theme, creativity, and visual appeal. At noon, contestants gathered for the Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest. In this event, contestants were given three chances to hurl a seed as far as they could. The distances of these three attempts were averaged, and the contestant with the best average spit was pronounced the winner. During a well deserved lunch-break, students were serenaded by the Fiddle Worms, who performed at the Amphitheatre. At 1:00, the jello eating contest wrapped up Monday ' s activities. The winner of this event was the contestant who consumed a plate of jello the fastest. On Tuesday, there was more voting for the King and Queen. At 8 p.m., the Atrium of the University Center served as a movie theater for a showing of the cult-classic film. The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Some students even felt the need to dress like their favorite Rocky Horror character. Wednesday was another exciting day full of competitions and events. The Marketplace, which featured local vendors, began at 8 a.m. At 3:30, the relay games were held on the practice field. This year, the games consisted of Leap Frog, Trolley Races, " Dizzie Izzie, " Jax State Style Football, Egg Toss, ahd Tug of War. These crazy events gave students a fun way to compete against one another. On Thursday at 1:00, the novelty games began on Wesleyan Ave. in front of the University Center. The games included Sumo Wrestling, Bungee Run, and Bouncy Box. At 7 p.m., the Spring Fling King and Queen were named and crowned. The King and Queen were Paul Haverstick and Elanna Bates. At 7:30, Spring Fling was finally brought to a close with a moonlight concert by Mind Station in the Amphitheatre. Another successful Spring Fling was in the books. AN ENLIGHTENING EXPERI- ENCE. Sumo WremlinK wut a popular activity during Spring Fling. Photo by Christopher Bohling. 18 Spring Fling Students flock to Spring Fling Extravaganza b3 by Holli Hargrove PRESSING FORWARD. An enthusUuitic Htudrnt HtniHXleN aiiainst the bungee rord •» part of the Novelty Games. Photo by ChiiHtopher Rohllng. KING OF THE FLING. Paul Havemtirk in rrowned the KlnR of Spring FlinR by Tkbitha (iuy while Cara Dawn Byford watckcs. Tke Queen of Spring FUag waa Elanna Bates. Photo bf Ckris Rohllng. AN AFTEB NX N OP MUSIC. Jaaon DoneKan. of the Jim Jnne« Band, playn guitar during a weU-r«e«i««4 coamt at tke Aaphitheatre. Photo by Shannon WeUa. SprtagPUiWl Step Sing wins f A BLAST FROM THE PAST. MoiuIhts of Zola Tau Alpha rovisit the ' 70s with their theme of " Stayin ' Alive in ' 95. " Photo by Sara Jo Cherry. r 1 T - ' R ri record crowd Nine organizations entertain over I 3 II CI by HoIH Hai ove and Matt Pettus On Saturday, February 3, the largest audience ever (over 1,300) filled Norton Auditorium to watch cam- pus organizations compete for the annual Step Sing honors. The auditorium lit- erally couldn ' t contain all the people that wanted to see the show this year. N!any people were standing HI the aisles, and many more were turned away at the door. From ticket sales alone, $4,095 was raised for the United Way. In addition, the Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity donated $500. Nine groups took part in the festivities this year. Co- chairpersons of the UPC Step-Sing Committee, Cara Dawn Byford and Kellee Reed, were emcees this year. Baptist Campus Ministries were the big winners. They took home the award for best overall as well as first place in the co-ed division. The BCM based their per- formance on the Lion King and had live musical accom- paniment. The winner in the women ' s division was Alpha Delta Pi. Their perfor- mance, " Steppin ' Out, " was based on the Broadway musical " Sweet Charity. " Second place in the women ' s division went to Phi Mu. They presented a routine with a Jungle Book theme. In the men ' s division. Phi Gamma Delta fraternity took first with a rendition of the Happy Days theme. Sigma Alpha Epsilon fin- ished behind them with a tribute to the Beatles. Other participants included Alpha Gamma Delta who chose The Little Mermaid as their theme. Kappa Alpha Psi performed the " Peace and Harmony " cane step. Sigma Chi paid tribute to the Blues Brothers. Zeta Tau Alpha went retro with their tribute to the 1970s, " Stayin ' Alive in ' 95. " Step Sing has always been one of the most antici- pated events of the spring semester. Students, parents, and faculty alike fill Norton to view the always enter- taining competition. This, combined with the money raised for United Way, ensures that Step Sing will be around for manv voars. ' An Incredible Feeling A POWERFUL FINISH. Junior Bethany Blanton sang " Holy, Holy " and " Blessed Assurance " during tlie talent portion of the pageant. Photo by Shannon Wells. SAVORING THE MOMENT. Unni Leigh Parker ei oyH the approval of the audience juNt after being crowned MIhh UNA 1996. Photo by Shannon Well . 22 MlM UNA In October, she was crowned the 1995 Homecoming Queen, and on November 17, Laura Leigh Parlcer became the 1996 Miss University of North Alabama. Parlcer, who is a native of Waterloo and a senior majoring in elementary education and English, was astonished and thrilled to win both titles. She said, " Wiruiing both positions was just incredible. I have felt very blessed this fall. " Winning Miss UNA was a long-time goal for Parker who said, " 1 have watched the Miss UNA pageants for many years because my brother went to school here . . . another reason that 1 started entering pageants was to overcome some of my shyness, but the scholarship money that is awarded is also a great benefit of being in the pageant. " Parker has always been active on campus through her participation in LaGrange Society, Gamma Beta Phi, the Lionettes, and Collegiate Singers. Her activities have continued to expand due to her titles which have allowed her to represent the campus in a very positive way. Parker wishes to " ...work hard to use my position to represent UNA in the best way that I can. " She also said, " As Miss UNA, I just want to encourage others to live for God and to let him be the center of our lives. " The other winners of the evening included Kristi Steele, who was awarded first runner-up; Melanie Hargett received second runner-up honors while the third runner-up position went to Suzanne Yeager. The swimsuit award was given to Parker, and the talent award was given to Melanie Hargett. The first competition of the pageant was the evening wear competition. While the contestants appeared on stage dressed in elegant for- mal wear, they also stated their platform. Parker ' s plat- form is " . . . that language skills are the keys to success. Language skills can help you write and communicate effec- tively in that those skills can help everyone promote the thought process and effective interaction in small groups of people. " The talent competition is an important part of the pageant which is fun for the contestants and was an enjoyable experience for everyone who attended the pageant. Parker sang one of her favorite songs titled, " Someone Up There Loves Me " by Sandi Patty. Parker said, " I really enjoyed singing. I feel like this is a fun song and it has a good message. The song tells us that we are not alone and God is always with us and watching over us. " Talent winner Melanie Hargett gave a powerful per- formance by singing " I Am Changing. " The interview competition was held before the pageant and is a favorite of this year ' s winner. Parker said, " I really liked the interview segment. The interview gives the judges an opportunity to get to know all of the girls on a personal level. " The excitement that was felt during the pageant will continue as Parker competes in June at the Miss Alabama pageant. Parker said, " I am really excited about going to Miss Alabama. I am working on my commu- nity service by reading books to children at local schools and by speak- ing at local schools about being Miss UNA. Being in Miss Alabama is truly a great opportunity. I will do my best to represent the university and the community. " i will do my best to represent the university and the community ' -Laura Leigh Parker I Laura Leigh Parker experiences tiie dream of wearing two crowns by Alllson stack and Ralo by Allison Stack and Ralonda Boddic A WAKM WELCOME. Mks UNA 1995 Jill UndM y ronKrmtalatn Mbw I ' NA 199« Law Parker mft«r paaaiag tk« title to Parker. Photo by Shannon WrlU. I A 1NG TO THE AUDIENCE. Jennifer Wriskt, a aopho- norr. oinfcs from hrr heart to thr aadieace. Wrigkt MMg a noibinatinn voral of " SinK " and " Hmfff Dajr An Bare Photo bf Skauon WrIU. MteaUNAXS Easing into tiic •«l«,r ' i«»»« ' --.»C9 5 ' 5F ««i ' ' K»»W ' ® ».«rS5«r B«llE»-. • 5F ' rTW « ..-i ' WSi ' »T»5« ' " K» raS !f»S " ' » ' ' SOAR prepares incoming students for college life Beginning college can sometimes be a frighten- ing and uncomfortable sit- uation for any student, but some of those fears are eased every summer at the annual freshman orientation known as SOAR (Summer Orientation and Advanced Registration). The 1995 SOAR was another roar- ing success. SOAR consisted of seven different sessions through- out the summer in which prospective freshmen were introduced to every aspect of life on this campus. The theme this year was " Sail Away with SOAR. " " I will always remember SOAR, " said freshman Sandra Pabon. " 1 had a great time shaking it on the dance floor and mak- ing tons of new friends. " The first day of SOAR began at 8:30 a.m. with the check-in procedures for the prospective stu- dents. After a few minutes of getting acquainted with their roommates, the stu- dents were off to start their session. It began with welcomes, ice break- ers, and pictures. After lunch, the students were off again to meet with their advisers. Dinner was followed with entertain- ment by the SOAR cabaret and a dance in the Guillot University Center. Cara Dawn Byford, SOAR counselor, said " The dance is one of the most also performed " Saturday Night Live " to inform incoming freshmen about intramurals. Finally, the students got to register and go home with a fall schedule and with less confusion about the upcoming year. l will always remember SOAR« I had a great time shaking it on the dance floor and making tons of new friends -freshman Sandra Pabon enjoyable parts of SOAR because students are allowed to let their barri- ers down and get a feel for what life will be like on campus. " The students then retired to their dorms to get some well- deserved sleep. The second day started with breakfast, followed by a skit performed by the SOAR counselors. The mini-play was a spoof on the game show, Hollywood Squares, which featured such " celebrities " as Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman; country star Tracy Lawrence; and Barbara from " Coffee Talk. " They SOAR counselors did a great job assisting the incoming students. Counselors started preparing early in the spring to get ready for SOAR. All of their hard work paid off in an impressive experience for incoming freshmen. Christi Simpson said all the hard work was worth it. " Though it takes a lot of hard work and time, being a SOAR Counselor is tons of fun. The best part is forming mentor relationships with the SOARees. " Greg Engle, director of student life, believes that by Keith Newberry SOAR is a valuable pro- gram. " 1 think SOAR helps our incoming students by giving them a head start on the whole freshman year experience, especial- ly those that are coming in from high school set- tings. College life is a little different from high school in that you have to do a lot of things for yourself, like scheduling classes. " Incoming stu- dents who are not from the Shoals area are especially helped by SOAR, " Engle said. " Trying to get used to the campus environ- ment, especially for those students who aren ' t used to Florence, is hard. It ' s a great orientation for them in the summer so that, when they do come back in the fall for that hectic first week of classes, they already have a schedule and an idea of whore they need to go and what they need to do. They ' re really more prepared when they get here. " Engle said the bottom line is this: " Those stu- dents who do not go through the orientation typically tell us that they wished they had. " 2 1 SOAR Culture Shock 1. r ' 1. Hl ' •• - " , » ■1 SOAR 25 Etched in Stone On December 9, 1995, a better-than-capacity crowd filled Braly Municipal Stadium to overflow- ing in order to watch the Lions attempt a feat which had never before been accomplished in NCAA history. The entire country was able to join the crowd on ESPN as the Lions tried to capture an unprecedented third straight NCAA Division II Championship. To get to this point the Lions won 41 games in three years, a feat never accom- plished in the history of football. Records were smashed every time the Lions took the field. This year ' s 23-game winning streak was second only to Division I powerhouse Nebraska. At the time of the Championship Game, the Lions had won 40 games in a row against Division II opponents, with their only loss in 3 years coming 17-14 to defending Division 1-AA Champion Youngstowm State in 1994. The Lions have been ranked Number 1 in Division II in the last 27 consecutive polls dating back to October 4, 1993. The success of the team was a direct result of the combined efforts of all the individual players who dramatically stepped up their game. Although every Lion made contributions to the team ' s success, there were individuals whose exploits made them legends. The offense was a powerful force this year. The first team included four players named to the 1995 All- American team. Consistently leading the offense was senior quarterback Cody Gross, whose quickness and agility earned him a permanent place in the histo- ry of UNA Athletics. Gross is not only the win- ningest starting quarterback ever for UNA, but he took home several other honors as well. Among them was the record for touchdowns scored by an individual. Gross wrapped up his career at UNA with an incredible 40-2 record as a starter. The Purple Swarm defense has been consid- ered the nation ' s best for three years nmning. The Swarm included four returning All-Americans in line-backers Ronald McKinnon and Keith Humphrey and linemen Israel Raybon and Marcus Keyes. McKinnon ' s exploits included 621 tackles for his career, which helped secure him the Harlon Hill Trophy which recognizes the best player in Division II. McKinnon was not only the first UNA player to win the award, but also the first ever defensive player to win. Although the Lions will be losing 19 seniors including 1 1 starters this year, there is already talk of another National Championship. It can be done. There are still many veterans in the ranks. Because of UNA ' s style of play, the second and third teams have gained a lot of experience. It ' s ' nlirely possible thai come the second week in f ' ptember, the Lions will once again be in the [lotlight, attempting to continue their legacy. TOUCHDOWN! Michael Edwards and Jarniaiiie Roberts celebrate in the endzone. Pho by Shannon Wells. Kl N A l (ilN. l rolrctr l by Nale iirwu ' ' hikI Willie Jones, ( Hie Mauley runs lor o| field. I ' holo l y Shannon Wells. ; 26 National ( ' hampionH The Lions three-peat earns them Ife place in history by Baron Beiry and IVIatt Pettus MAINTAINING TIIK DYNASTY. Th.- ' 95 Unnx li .Ml U|i lo e «T.von« ' " s rxiHTln- tioiiH. Photo liy Shannon WrIlM. r BHH L pivere 1 Kmashed H every H Ptime th ■ Lions ■look th lb sflHl TflE DRF.AM IS RKALIZED. (iMrh Bobby Hallarr arrrpl Ihr lr |ih Tor Ibr Ipam aflrr Ibr Uonn ' virlor . Pholo b) Shannon WrIK. ' ATED PANS. Pi«Mti« icaiienUMM i WHK ■M Nol krvp tkr Lio falUinil away. Photo National ( ' hampinn i 27 The Year in The world outside the classroom continues to change by Allison Steele and Matt Pettus In March, Tom Hanks won the Oscar for Best Actor for Forrest Gump, beating out such favorites as Paul Newman and John Travolta. Forrest Gump also received the Oscar for Best Picture. Tragedy struck on April 19 with the bombing of the Federal Building in Oklahoma City. Students on campus sat in disbelief as all eyes were turned to the televisions in the University Center. With the long-awaited end of the Major League baseball strike, the beginning of sum- mer once again meant the return of the Great American Pastime. Stars like Jim Carrey, Tom Hanks, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Sandra Bullock heated up the summer with such movies as Apollo 13, Batman Forever, Clveless, Dangerous Minds, and While You Were Sleeping. In August, millions mourned the passing of Grateful Dead guitarist and founding member Jerry Garcia. Fans anxiously awaited the return of such shows as " Friends, " " ER, " " Melrose Place, " " Seinfeld, " and " The X-Files " in September. In October, the Atlanta Braves, led by the likes of Greg Maddox, David Justice, and Chipper Jones, finally realized their dream of win- ning the World Series. October also saw the end of the O.J. Simpson trial with Simpson ' s acquittal. Millions of people from all over the world tuned in for the verdict while hundreds of students viewed the outcome from the University Center. November saw growing excitement over the possible presidential candidacy of Colin Powell. It ended, how- ever, with Powell ' s surprising announcement that he would not seek the Presidency in 1996. The end of the fall semes- ter was marked by President Clinton ' s decision to send 20,000 American troops to Bosnia. I eview 30 8portt DUSK 0 TIIF FIELD OF IIIIEAMS. The Uons were a potent force on the baseball diamond. Photo by Shannon Wells. Legends of the Field b mold one ' s self into an athlete takes dedication. The dedication that is uired to be an athlete can best be described as heroic. Does anyone besides the athlete really know what it takes? It takes an unshakable inner spirit that thrives on a goal that is set by the athlete long ago. This unceas- ing goal allows thenn to dream bigger, sweat harder, play tougher, practice longer, and even believe in their own abilities more than others. The athlete finds strength through his or her courage. This courage is often unrealized until one tries out for the first team, gets taunted by an unscrupulous teammate, or shakes a mem- ber of an opposing team ' s hand and says, " Good game. " Patience is another characteristic that the athlete possesses. Without it they would not be able to survive the long hours of practice, the screams of a coach, or the pain of losing an important game. The athlete also uses patience to keep dreams alive. It is essential to the athlete to imagine themselves as the star of the team, the player who saves he game, or as one of the " Legends of the Field. " illl li IT IIEIi ILL Kim Peterson las just smashed a serve back to ler opponent. Photo by Shannon Veils. SporuSl AN IMPRESSIVE GROUP. The Lion have won 41 games in three years. Photo by Amy BridenbauRh. 82FootlMU ooUaU LUOKING AHEAD TO THE CHAMPIONSHIP. David HrrriiiK and l runr BrII h«vp virtor} ' on ihrir mindit. Pholo by Amy BridrnbauKh. The road to greatness The Lions conclude a three-year journey into history By Jason Wommack At the beginning of the 1995 season, the University of North Alabama football team had one goal; winning a third consecutive national championship. After a long season, UNA accomplished its goal by defeating Pittsburg State 27-7 in the NCAA Division II National Championship game in Florence ' s Braly Municipal Stadium. Along the way, the Lions smashed records left and right and made history at every turn (see National Championship article on page 26 and 27). Division II National Championship Game (Dec. 9, 199.5) UNA 27, Pittsburg St. 7 Winning an unprecedented third national title seemed to come easily for the Lions as they rolled by Pittsburg State 27-7 before a freezing 1. ' S.241 fans and a national television audience at Bral ' Municipal Stadium. UNA overpowered the Gorillas, gaining 380 total yards with 249 coming on the ground. Pittsburg State, the nation ' s best rushing team, managed only 1 76 total yards, 99 yards rushing, against UNA ' s Purple Swarm defense. UNA intercepted four passes and recovered a fumble. The Lions ' decisive victory left UNA coach Bobby Wallace to admit what the rest of Division II football already knew. This is the greatest football team to ever play in Division 11, " Wallace said. " We ' ve won three straight national championships. We haven ' t had a team play us within a touch- down all year and we ' ve won 41 of 42 games. I may sound arrogant, but I want to give these guys what they deserve. " Going into the game, the Lions had several questions that were quickly answered when they took the field. The Lions ' starting quar- terback Cody Gross could barely walk the week of the game after suffering a hip-pointer against Ferris State and didn ' t start the game. Cale Manley filled in for Gross, and the Lions didn ' t miss a beat. He guided the Lions to a touchdown on UNA ' s first possession. Jermaine Roberts rumbled into the endzone from 28 yards out, capping a 76-yard drive that took five minutes off the clock. UNA ' S first drive was just a taste of things to come as UNA stormed out to a 21-0 half- time lead. Roberts scored again on a five-yard run and Michael Edwards caught a 13-yard pass from Gross for another. Gross made his first appearance of the game with 11:16 left in the second quarter, after Tyrone Bell stripped the ball from a Pittsburg State player on the Gorilla ' s 29-yard line, and hit Demetrea Shelton with a 12-yard pass. Four plays later, Roberts scored from five yards out. Gross also took the Lions on a 69-yard, 1 1- play drive with five seconds left in the first half. Pittsburg State ran only 10 plays in the third quarter, two of which were intercepted by Gerald Smith and Zack Phillips. The Gorillas tried to make a game out of (CorUinued on page 35) SU THE ACTiUN. Vioartrrbark i i alwajrs ready to auike aoMcUUng •Pprn. Pliola by Sliannon Wella. FooUmUSS SNATCHING THEIR DREAMS. Nothing crushes the heart of a team like an interception, this one courtesy of Zack Phillips, with IVrone Bell ready to lend a hand. Photo by Shannon Wells. SETTING THINGS IN MOTION. Tony Faggioni fires another kick-off down the field. Photo by Shannon Wells. IMS UNIVERSITY OF NORTH ALABAMA FOOTBALL TEAM-Front Row: Jermaine Roberta, Demetrea Shelton, Jamie Stoddard, Marcus Hill, Jus Sapplngton, Michael Edwardu, Gerald Smith, Eric Groom, Harry Holloway, Cale Manley, Al Jackson, IVrone Bell. Row 2: Ryan Herring, Cody Gro CharleH Hogan, Chria Thornton, Cedric Gholston, Nate George, Janon Veal, Paul Parker. Row 3: D ' Angelo Armistad, John Witt, James Tolliver, Si Graham, Zark Phillip s, Greg Chandler, Keith Humphrey, Tony Faggioni, Ronald McKinnon, Nathan Holcomb, Pat Breazeale. Row 4: Paul Sanders, Sha StearnN, Reginald RufTIn, ThomaH Moore, Joe Washington, Ashley Ingram, Scott Basden, Jon Thompson, Josh Eads, Willie Jones. Row 5: Dusty Hay Jason Smith, Michael Williams, Eddie Evans, Kevin Brown, Jarius Hayes, Brian Wynn, Brad Pierce, Pat Freeman, Darrell McCollum. Row 6: Heath Barrc Tony Mlddlebrooks, Marcus Keyes, Charles Duckworth, Chris Jones, Matt Cazalet, Israel Raybon, Charles Spencer, Chad Beavis, Patrick Childers. Row Stevie Smith, Jay Darby, Phil Abston, Jason Harris, SherrI l ylor, Susie Fisher, I.ana McDonald, Chastidy McKlnney, Les Abston, Keith Alexander, (ir McDonald, Phil Cross. Row 8: Brad Cunningham, Rob Likens, Todd Lightshoe, Alvin Briggs, Rip Flippo, Oalg Hall, Brent Harbin, Richard (iarris, Mi King. Back Row: Head Coach Bobby Wallace, Derek Hill, Raymond Monica, Willie Slater, Bill Hyde, David Martin. 34 Footlwll l oaUaU iireatness i „r •! . utiHued from page SS) [verythjng in Ihe fourth quarter when they kcovered a Lions ' fumble on ITMA ' s 15. A 15- Irird touchdown pass pulled the Gorillas wilh- • points, 21-7. .,. (;,v.,r.., c.-..r.w the Lions ' final points I ;n an unl)cliovable moment, " Wallace I really at a loss for words. " ross, who will go down in UNA history as y (ROIND OR THROl GH THE AIR. Cody s Kith hi. fancy footwork. w«« » versatile • natterbark for tke Lions. Pkoto by Sliannon IK one of the best quarterbacks to wear a Lion uniform, went out like he wanted. " This was my last game and going out on top was something special, " Gross said. That ' s what I ' ve always wanted to do-walk off that field a winner. " NCAA Division II Playoffs, Semifinals UNA 45, Ferris State 7 The Lions stopped Ferris State 45-7 to advance to the championship game for the third straight season. UNA relied on Manley since Gross suffered a hip-pointer early in the first half, and rushed for 397 yards and four touchdowns. Ferris SUte, averaging 459 yards per game, couldn ' t even get half (209) of that against the Lions. The Bulldogs ' quarterback, Bill Love, who was a Harlon Hill finalist, threw five interceptions after having thrown only six all season. Roberts finished the game with 145 yards rushing on 17 carries. A.J. Lamar, Al Jackson, Cody Gross and Charles Hogan all had touch- down runs. Shelton and Jarius Hayes had touchdown catches. Gross played only one series and one snap, but scored on one of his winding long-distance runs to give the Lions a 7-0 lead less than four minutes into the game. Unfortunately, he suf- fered a hip-pointer on the 31 -yard run and didnt play the rest of the game. Linebacker Ronald McKinnon provided UNA wUh its next scoring opportunity when he came up with the fu t interception of Love. NCAA Division II Playoffs, quarterfinals UNA 28, Carson Newman 7 The Lions ' 28-7 victory in front of 6,349 fans marked the third straight time that Carson Newman has ended its season in Braly stadium. The Purple Swarm, which finished the reg- ular season ranked as the best defense in Division 11 in total defense, rushing defense, and passing defense, held Carson Newman to 50 yards rushing and 157 yards passing. UNA Finished the game with 408 total yards. 338 coming on the ground. The Lions ' defense held the ball for 37:07. The Lions ran the ball 55 times, passing on 10. Roberts rushed for 124 yards on 19 attempts and scored two touchdowns. Gross added 1 14 yards on nine carries. The Lions tra iled Carson Newman 7-0 and were faced with a third and four when Gross scored. He kept the option to the right side- line, cut back left, broke a tackle, spun away from another, got a few key blocks, and strolled into the end zone. Tl e touchdown was the third longest play in UNA history and it was the longest play by a quarterback in UNA history. The Lions had 1:07 left before the half when Roberts scored from eight yards out to give UNA a 14-7 lead. UNA scored on the opening drive of the second half and again with 5:28 left in the game. NCAA Diviaion II Playoffs, First-Round UNA 38, Albany State 28 The Lions used a 21 -point third quarter outburst to dispose of the Golden Rams for the second time of the season, 38-28. The defense gave up a season-high 378 yards and four touchdowns, but came up with two interceptions, one that was returned for a touchdown to give UNA a 31-14 lead. The Lions trailed at the half, but opened the second half with a scoring drive to Uke the lead back. Gross hit Edwards with a 52- yard completion on the second play of the drive and Roberts scored to give UNA the lead. Albany State cut the score to 31-21 eariy in the fourth quarter, but UNA scored again in 18 seconds. Albany SUte ' s final touchdown came against UNA ' s reserves. Regular Season UNA 38, Arltansas Tech 3 UNA finished its second regular season in three years with a perfect 10-0 record by snuffmg out Arkansas Tech 38-3. The victory gave UNA its third conference title in three years. UNA took the Wonder Boys eariy by scor- ing three touchdowns in eight offensive plays to take a 21-3 lead in the first quarter. By half-time, the Lions had a 38-3 lead and the GSC tiUe. The Lions finished the game with 544 total yards, 368 rushing and 176 passing, while giv- ing up 278 total yards. Charles Spencer took the lead in the attack with 78 yards in seven carries. UNA had eight plays longer than 20 yards and had 309 total yards in the fu t half. UNA 26, ValdoaU SUte 9 The Lions defeated the Blazers 26-9, mark- ing the sixth time in seven years that UNA has beaten ValdosU State. UNA attacked the Blazers with its most bal- (CmUinued on page 36) LING DOWN THE OPPOSITION. It playa ItkcM tkat won Ronald MrKinnon tkr Harto ITrophy. Photo by ChristoplnT Rohling. Football as Greamess . . . (Continued from page 35) anced offensive performance all season. The Lions gained 196 yards on the ground and 108 through the air. UNA ' S two touchdown passes came in the second quarter. Jackson finished the game with 90 yards on the ground to lead the Lions. The Purple Swarm held Valdosta State to 288 yards of total offense, with only nine yards coming on the ground. UNA 33, Henderson State 28 The Lions defeated the Reddies 33-28, but had their first scare of the season. Henderson State scored a touchdown with 48 seconds left in the game, causing panic in the 6,064 fans in Braly Stadium. The Lions rolled up 421 yards of total offense, 216 of that from Lamar. But the defense allowed 318 yards, 158 of that on the ground. Henderson State had 160 passing and 158 rushing which kept the Purple Swarm on its toes. Lamar and Gross, who had 100 yards rush- ing, each had two touchdowns for UNA. The Lions managed 19 yards passing. UNA 28, Central Arkansas 7 Both the offense and the defense scored two touchdowns in UNA ' s 28-7 victory over the Bears. All-American Marcus Keyes sacked the Bears ' quarterback, causing a fumble which bounced into the arms of Reginald Ruflin who went to the endzone for UNA ' s first points. UNA tackle Isreal Raybon blocked a Bears ' punt and covered it in the endzone for the defense ' s second touchdown of the day. The offense, which gained a season low of 218 total yards, ended the first half with Roberts scoring. Manley scored for the offense ' s second touchdown. UNA 34, West Georgia 19 Tlie Braves took the game to the Lions ' but came up on the short end of a 34-19 score. West Georgia had UNA on the ropes and near- ly had the Lions down 21-7, but UNA respond- ed to take a 14-13 lead into half time. The Lions finished the game with 412 yards, with 352 coming via the ground. Gross led UNA ' S rushing attack with a 1 19-yard per- formance. UNA 41, Mississippi College 3 The Choctaws scored only three points, bui were the first team to score on UNA in 10 quarters. Despite giving up the points, the Lions cruised to a 41-3 win. The Lions had taken a 14-3 lead by half time. UNA opened the second half in the same way as the first, on fire. The Lions scored on all three possessions of the third quarter to put the game out of reach. UNA finished the game with 305 yards rushing and 107 yards passing while giving up 146 total yards. UNA 30, Delta State In the third game of the 1995 season, the Lion defense allowed only 92 total yards while crushing Delta State 30-0. UNA led only 3-0 at half time, but erupted for 27 unanswered points in the second half for the final margin. The Lions managed 231 yards on the ground and 194 yards through the air. Gross finished the game six of eight through the air for 120 yards while Manley was three of five for 74 yards. UNA 49, Alabama A M The Lions dominated A M in every facet of the game en route to a 49-0 victory. UNA fin- ished with 459 total yards while allowing only 157 yards. The Lions used 16 running backs with Jackson leading the way with 106 yards on 1 1 carries. Gross finished the game with 124 yards on seven of nine passing. UNA limited A M to 31 yards on 26 snaps in the first half and just 1 1 completions on attempts. UNA 41, Albany State 13 North Alabama opened the 1995 season defeating Albany State. TEAMWORK. After Willie Jones levels his m Jermaine Roberts charges through the openi Photo by Shannon Wells. HARD TO CATCH. Avoiding tackles left and right, Michael EdwardH blazes down the field. Photo Chri topher Rohltng. 36 Football ootUi I Tht Lions trailcHi 13-6 at thr half, before rushing. fxpkMling fur ;ir straixitt |H ints against Allwny Ttie crowd of 10, ' }94 was In awe to see the ' ' t . 41-13. UNA ' is lefeius» held the Bulldogs Lions trail at the lialf, but was quickly pleased ' 4 total yards while the Lions ' offense to see UNA ' s |x int output in the second lialf. MS total yards with Jackson gaining nislung iuul tin ss adding 1 15 yanls I l Iiri l I ' K T r nr B ll prrparea to drilvrr a parkagr of pain to another victim. Photo by AND GET ME. Deaetre Skelton aade the oppoaition look pltifal all acaaoa. Photo by pr Rohiing. PootbaU37 yi lnning is the name of the game Baseball Team has an impressive year By Jay Giannatos The 1995 Lions finished the season on a high note, taking home three titles. The Lions were Gulf South Conference East-Division Champions, Gulf South Conference Tournament Runners-up, and NCAA Division II South Central Runners-up. One important aspect that attributed to the team ' s success is their spirit. Freshman Matt Harper said, " It was the best teaim as far as unity goes that I have ever played for. " The team got off to a 7-7 start, but finished the season by winning 36 of their last 44 games. At one point in the season, the Lions were ranked fifth in the NCAA Division II Baseball Poll. Senior David Shelton of Kansas City, Kansas, put on an impressive show dur- ing the season. Shelton set a new NCAA Division II record for consecutive stolen bases with 60. His streak began on March 26, 1994, with a stolen base dur- ing a game against West Georgia College. Shelton added two more that season in a game against Lincoln Memorial. In 1995, he stole 57 straight to run his record to 60. The streak finally ended when Shelton was picked off against Valdosta State in the Championship Game of the GSC Tournament. Senior Jeff Foote also had a success- 38BaMball ful year. He led the GSC with a .446 bat- ting average and set a school record with 79 hits. After winning the GSC East Division Title, the Lions hosted the GSC Tournament. The winner of this tourna- ment gets an automatic bid to the NCAA Division 11 Championship. The Lions blew past West Alabama in their first game, winning 17-1. They lost against Valdosta State in their second game, however, with a 2-0 score. The team then knocked West Alabama from the tournament in its third game, winning 9-4. The Lions came roaring back to beat Valdosta State by the score of 5-2 in their fourth game. The championship came down to the wire with Valdosta State finally beating UNA 6-5 in 1 1 innings. The Lions were still selected to play in the NCAA Division II South Regional Championship, though. Pitcher Steven Quick said, " One of the best moments of the season was finding out that we made regionals, and knowing that I had the chance to play in regionals as a freshman. " After losing one game to Valdosta State, the Lions went on to beat Delta (Continued on page 40) im cUelicUl KING OF THE HILL. Pitrk«r Htevn Quirk rales t he roost from the pitcher ' s monnd. Pkoto bjr Shannon Wells. Winning . . . (Continued from page 38) State two games in a row. The only team that was keeping the Lions from advancing in the playoffs was Valdosta State. The championship was another close one with Valdosta State coming out on top with a score of 9-8. Six members of the Lions were selected for the NCAA Division II All- South Central Region Honors in voting by the American Baseball Coaches Association. Junior First Baseman Alan Pate, Senior Outfielder Jeff Foote, and Junior Designated Hitter Darrio Green,were named to the first team of the All-South Central Region. Senior Outfielder David Shelton, Junior Pitcher Paul Rogers, and Junior Chad Hall were selected to the Second Team. Although the Lions got off to a slow start, they still finished the season with a 16-6 conference record, and an overall record of 43-15. This boosted Coach Lane ' s record at UNA to 443-182-8. A MOMENT OF REFLECTION. First baseman Alan Pate takes a moment to clear his mind. Photo by Shannon Wells. BASEBALL TEAM-Front Row: David Shelton, Marvelle Moore, Nathan Underwood, Shane Odom, Paul Rogers, Sean Gerard. Row 2: Matt Henry, Darrio Green, Jeff Foote, Alan Pate, Chad Hall, Ryan Nobriga, TVainer Phil Abston. Back Row: Head Coach Mike Lane, Manager Chris Chambers, Marty Wheeler, Matt Harper, Genus Miller, Ty Parten, Steven Quick, Student Assistant Coach Darren Taylor, Assistant Coach Mike Keehn. MBsMball BoAeJficUl A TOUGH PLAV. ShorUlop NUrM-IU ' Moorr race to make a play at aerond while Sean Gerard twrka him up. Photo by Christopher Rohling. CATCHING THEIR BREATHS. The Uotia alwajra dUruHsed their performance after every game. 41 .:-r- ;53- " ■ - - MAKING THE PLAY. Thanks to Sean Gerard, this ground ball will never leave the infleld. Photo by Shannon Wells. SACRIFICE THE BODY! Catcher Chad Hall slides head-first into second base. Photo by Shannon Wells. 42BaMb«U BciA eaall LIGHTNINO SPEED. AUn Pate attempU to beat out a throw to sprond bas«. Photo by Shannon WpIU. A BATTLE OF WILLS. Scan Grrard barrels hia wajr Into aecoiid baae. Photo by Shannon Wella. 43 TEAM SPIRIT. Win or lose, the Lady Lions wei in it together. Photo by Shannon Wells. TARGET ACQUISITION. Amy Wolford is in the act of cutting down a base runner. Photo by Shannon Wells. I WANT THE BALL. Christy Hughes waits f( •ome action at third base. Photo by Sha niic Well . 44 Softball So tlfxUl ) PME. FOI HESITATION. Jeaay Blaaiacunr IT M eoaJ bM« whllp keeping «■ ejre on Eb n. Pkoto by Shannon Wella. Beginning of Si new era ' 95 brings a new coach to Softball By Christy E. Hughes nN i THK KIKLD. Short ttop Lrnlpy tmorrland wait for an inronlog (rounder. Photo by Shannon WpIU. First year head coach Veronica Starr had initially thought " victory " was going to be an often used word in the Lady Lions ' vocabu- lan.-, but her predictions fell short. The Lady Lions had six returning players and nine promising newcomers. Coach Starr felt that with so much talent and experience the Lady Lions would have won more than 18 of their 43 games played. She says the low number of wins taught her something: " Experience does not win games. Heart, determination, and hard work win bail- games. " The Lady Lions began the first half of the season with only nine wins. With a long and disappointing Spring Break road trip and a record of only nine wins and 21 losses, the Lady Lions Tmally decided to get their act together. In the next few weeks, the Lady Lions won nine out of ten ballgames, and improved their record to 18 wins and 22 losses. The future was looking better for Coach Starr and her players, after finishing the regular season with two wins over soon- to-be conference champion West Alabama. The Lady Lions then traveled to the Gulf South Conference Championship in Birmingham with hopes of bringing back the title. After two long days of rain delay, the Lady Lions ended their season with a First round loss to Mississippi University for Women. Although the Lady Lions did not produce a winning season overall, several individual honors were received. Out of ten weeks of regular season play, the Lady Lions received the Conference " Hayer of the Week " Award three times — twice by junior Lesley Westmoreland, and once by freshman Christy Hughes. Amy Wolford was also named the conference " Pitcher of the Week " in March of 1995. Lesley Westmoreland led the conference in home runs with eight, four better than her closest competitor, and was also named UNA ' s " Female Athlete of the Year. " Pitcher Angle N Tilliams was tenth overall in the conference with 62 strike-outs in 23 games. Westmoreland and senior Jessica Christ were named to the All-Gulf South Conference Team, and Christ was named a two-time All-Academic team member. In team batting the Lady Lions were sixth overall in the conference with a.254 average. In pitching and fielding, the Lady Lions were seventh overall with a 3.05 ERA and a .930 fielding average. There were 854 put-outs, and 97 errors. Until now, all conference teams were eli- gible for post-season play; but, beginning in the spring of 1996, only eight of the 16 con- ference teams will participate in the confer- ence championship. The top two teams in each division and those with the next four best records will be the only teams partici- pating. In her plans for preparing for a new sea- son with new rules. Coach Starr hopes to recruit more pitchers, players who special- ize in certain positions, and power hitters. Coach Starr expresses her outlook on fast- pitch Softball this way: This game is won on offense, not defense. Defense only wins when it comes to basketball. " sontMai4a Tibe proof is in tiie winning New faces come through for the Lions By Matt Pettus REBOUND! Bobby Davis and Carlos Smith craf the boards to pull one down. Photo by Shannc Wells. The 1994-95 Lions added to the bas- ketball program ' s solid reputation with another quality season. The Lions went 20-8 and won the GSC East Division Title. They advanced to the Division II South Regional for the second year in a row and for the ninth time since 1977. The season began with the annual First Federal Pepsi Tip-Off Tournament. The Lions swept through the tourna- ment, gaining back-to-back victories over Hillsdale College and California (Pa.) to earn them the title. The Lions won three more games in a row before suffering their first loss of the year to Saginaw Valley State in the opening round of the Hillyard Classic at Missouri Western University. The Lions bounced back, however, with a 72-70 defeat of Angelo State in the consola- tion game. Back at home the Lions suffered a tough loss in overtime to Athens State. They had held a nine-point lead with less than a minute left in regulation. Athens State ' s comeback was a hard pill to swallow before the holidays. The Lions hit the road again after the Christmas Break, traveling to Erie, Pa., for the Poreco Cup. They won their first game but lost the title to tournament host Gannon University in overtime. The team then opened GSC play at West Florida and delivered a solid defeat to the Argonauts. The Lions lost their next game against Valdosta State to even their conference record at 1-1. Two straight victories at home against conference members Central Arkansas and Henderson State brought the Lions ' record to 10-4 overall and 3-1 in the GSC. After a road trip to Arkansas where the Lions went 1-1, the team began a five-game home stand with a win over Alabama-Huntsville. Next, the Lions lost a heartbreaker to West Georgia on a tip- in with two seconds remaining. Undaunted, the Lions responded to the loss by winning their next three games to close out the home stand. The team then traveled to West Georgia and handed the Braves a 74-45 defeat. A two-point win over Lane College brought the Lions to 17-6. The Lions won their next three games to close out the regular season at 20-6 overaU and 1 1-3 in the GSC. UNA was host for the GSC Tournament but lost in the opening round to Mississippi College. This was the first post-season game the Lions had ever lost in Flowers Hall. (Continued on page 48) THREADING THE NEEDLE. John Easley delii era a no-luok pass through a wall of defenst Photo by Shannon Wells. M BMketball Men ' 4, liaAkeUaU DRIVING TOWARDS THE BASKET. ChrU Waldrpp go«ti in for ■ Imy-up. Photo by SluuinoB WellH. THE DECISION-MAKERS. AaaintMt Coarh BlUy Gamblr and Hrad Coarh Gary EMiott always think arvFral play ahead aa they watck tke game. Photo by Shannon Wella. OFF! Ed Harrte leaven the defense behind aa be aoara apwarda towards the baahet. Photo by .n WpIIs. BMketbiai47 Proof. . . (QrnUmwdfnmi jHuja 40) Despite the loss, UNA was invited to the South Central Regional Tournament. The Lions had to travel to WarrcMisburg, Mo., where they suffered a first-round loss to Central Missouri Stat( For the 95-96 season, new talent would have to deliver if the Lions were to continue their success. With only one starter and three lettermen return- ing from the previous year, no one was really sure what to expect. However, ( oach (Jary Elliott was confident. " 1 fe( l good about the make-up of this team and 1 think it will be one of the most exciting teams we have had in a long tim(% " he said in an interview at the beginning of the season. F]lli()tt also said that the team would be looking to All-CJSC and All-Region Outer Harris Lender for leadership. " Harris has proven himself, " Elliott said. " He has tremendous leadership abilities. " The season got started on a high note. The Lions won the first game of the First Southern Tip-Off Tournament 97-79, but lost by two points to Texas A M Kingsville in the championship game. The game did prove that Harris I ndor was ready for a leadership role since he stepped forward as the lead- ing scorer and rebounder in the game. The Lions bounced back with an 82- 77 win at Delta State on Nov. 20. Then they were given a scare by Faulkner University before coming away with a 93-86 overtime victory. December was good to the Lions. Although they lost to Indiana (Pa.) on Dec. 2, they next began a six-game winning streak with a 91-74 defeat of Hillsdale. Delta State, Athens State, Martin Methodist, and Baptist Christian all fell to the Lions in good order. On Jan. 6, the Lions reached the (CorUiniuid on page 50) AN AERIAL ASSAULT. Junior John Easley Uke« a. Jump ahot over a Hock of opponenta. Phot Shannon Wells. 48 BaaketlMll Men ' i, BaJzeUcUl OWAYS ON THE BALL. Ed Harria battlm for the Iooht baaketball. Photo by Shannon WrIlH. UCRIFICE THE BODY. Hania Lendor lant atniA to kit tke Hoor. Photo by Shannon Wella. MONEY IN THE BANK. Ed Harria Ron for two aa thp defrnae look on hrlplraaly. Photo by Shannon Wella. VSKETBALL TEAM-Front Row: CarfcM Smith. Bobby Davla. Hania Lrndor. John Eaalejr, Chria Waldrep. Tpllaa Langrord, Sk«rrod Jarkaon. Manager .ephen Woodmn. Bark Row: Head Coarh Gao Elliott, IVainer We Rirhanlaoa, Caacy WlUla, Ed Harria, Deaaond Greer. Corey WUUum, Chria Mark, Tnj iwrrncr. Graduate Aaaistant ( oM h Brant Lieweliyn. Aaaiatant Coach Billy 4 Baaketb«U49 Proof. . . (Cotitmuedfrom page 48) century mark against West Florida with a 100-71 win. The streak didn ' t end until Jan. 8, when the Lions lost to Valdosta State 98-83 in an away game. At this point, the Lions were 9-4 overall and 1-1 in the conference. The team then got two very different back-to-back victories. Defense was the key in a 60-44 defeat of West Alabama. The Lions held the Tigers to just two A PENSIVE MOMENT. The coaching sUff looks on as another exciting game progresses. Photo by Shannon Wells. points in the first 1 1 minutes of the sec- ond half. In its next game, UNA used an up-tempo offense to crush the Falcons of Montevallo 118-84 on Jan. 13. The Lions next dispatched West Alabama 60-44 on the 15th. They then defeated Lincoln Memorial 92-75 on th 20th. Desmond Greer was the leadin scorer with 22 points. Bobby Davis wa right behind him with 20 points and game-high 13 rebounds. The vdn put the Lions at 12-4 overa ON THE TIPS OF HIS FINGEB8. Carlo Smith rereivefi an in-bound pa»s. Photo by ChriMtopher Rohilng. DEADLY UNDERNEATH. Bobby Davla U a powerful force in the lane. Photo by Christopher Rohling. SOBMkeUNUl Me ' BaJzeUall COT OUT OF THE WAY. Ckri Waldrrp barrels hto way lowardit the bawkrl. Pholu by CMMopkrr Ruhling. TAKING POSSESSION OF THE BALL. Bobby Davis p«Us down a rebound while ( ' arlow Smith iMCka kirn op. Photo by Christopher Rohling. (Continued from page 50) and 4-1 in the GSC. At this point, UNA was tied for 2nd place in the GSC East Division with West Georgia. The team ' s success came from differ- ent areas than Coach Elliott had first thought that it would. " We have a lot of quickness this year; and when the year began, we felt like we could put on a lit- tle more full court pressure and maybe press a little more, but this team is turning into a really good half-court defensive team. " He added, " We change (our style of play] very little from year to year. We try to recruit to the way we want to play, but I believe you have to play by the type of players you have. Just because you ' re dead-set on playing one way, I don ' t believe you can play that way every year no matter who you have. You have to direct your style of play to the type of talent that you have. " Success is success, no matter at what tempo it is achieved. The Lions were given confidence by their impressive record and had great expectations for the rest of the season. Coach Elliott put it this way. " This team has the greatest desire to win and hates to lose worse than any team that I can remember ever having here. There are a lot of new players on this team, but they ' re developing a good chem- istry. They ' ve gotten better and better as the year has gone on, and 1 think they ' ll continue to do that. " (Editor ' s Note: At press time, the men ' s basketball team had not yet completed its season play.) ( XEST-PASS. Jonior Guard Corey Willianu Dses hia defenaive akiUs to ke«p tJie baaketball aw«jr om Ihe toufth competition. Photo by Chria Rohlinn. BMketlMUlSl IN SEARCH OF A FRIENDLY FACE. Ginger Hasting, a junior, holds the ball while looking to pass it a teammate. Photo by Christopher Rohling. DON ' T GIVE UP. Assistant Coach Maurice Stafford gives LaConger Pegues a motivational speech during halftime in the dressing room. Photo by Shannon Wells. 1995-96 WOMEN ' S BASKETBALL TEAM-Fronl Row: DafTeny Gilbert, Leigh Null, Dorinda Gober, Laura Beth Roberts, Elizabeth Holton, Ginger Hastln Michelle " Hitt. Back Row: Marry McMillin (graduate aMHistant), LaConger Pegues, Kim Jennings, Andrea Rickard, Yolanda Leslie, Cassidy Overby. 62 Baaketball Womei l Bad zeiLcUl SnONO COHraillOK. J— Ur Dorinda Gob«r ItMpa Ml aff— «« t ArwB Mwrlas forward wltk Hw taU by Mta« UMVk 4efcMi«c aidlto. Pkoto bjr opkM- Rolilli«. Reaching out for viaory The Lady Lions strive to improve By Matt Pettus and Allison Stack For the Lady Lions, the 1995-96 sea- son was a chance to concentrate on gaining invaluable on-court experience. This season of women ' s basketball was not the most-winning in the university ' s history, but the players were dedicated to the team. The players warmed up for the sea- son by practicing two to two and a half hours, six days a week. The team looked forward to making a fresh start after last year ' s injury- plagued season, in which the Lady Lions struggled to a disappointing 7-19 finish. However, because of all the injuries, the team ' s four freshmen were pressed into starting roles and rose to the occasion. All of them returned for the ' 95-96 season. One of the returning players was LaConger Pegues. Pegues was named Gulf South Conference East Freshman of the year last season. In addition, she was the GSC ' s second leading scorer with an average of 19 points a game. Laura Beth Roberts was anxious to get back on the court after her season was ended prematurely due to a disap- pointing ankle injury on January 5 last year. Kim Jennings and Michelle T itt were the other two returnees. Both emerged as starters last season, and they were sure to be valuable assets to the Lady Lions in ' 95-96. During pre-season practice. Coach Wayne Byrd had a positive outlook for his 13th season with the Lady Lions. He said, " For the most part, we ' ve had some good practices. This is a group that really works hard. " The team ' s first game was on November 18 in Louisville, Kentucky, as part of th e Bellarmine Tournament. Unfortunately, the UNA lost 65-69 to Armstrong State. The team then lost its next four games before snapping the losing streak with a convincing 83-71 defeat of Bethel. The next game ended in a four-point loss to Delta State. The Lady Lions bounced back with a 92-88 victory over David Lipscomb. Yolanda Leslie did her best to keep the Lady Lions ahead of Lipscomb by scoring a whopping 30 points. (Contimted on page 54) -TRETCHING TO NEW HEIGHTS. IMS -mhmmn of thr Tear. LaCongrr Pcgae foe fai ' or a Uf-op at a homr gaaie. Pkoto by llrUtophrr Kohlinn. BMkctiMUSS viaory... GOING INSIDE. Guard Dorinda Gober slip ahead of her opponent on her way to the baske Photo by Christopher Rohling. (Continued from page 53) A heart-breaking three-point loss to Bethel College occurred on December 9 in front of the home crowd at Flowers HaU. UNA dropped their next four before bouncing back on January 15 with a decisive victory over West Alabama win- ning 97-75. UNA took the lead early with the aid of five players who reached double figures. Dorinda Gober was the leading scorer with 21 points. Michelle Tutt followed close behind with 19 points, which was a career high point for her. Despite the inclement winter weath- er, the Lady Lions met Lincoln Memorial at Flowers Hall. This game saw the comeback of Yolanda Leslie who led the team in scoring with 17 points. The night ended in disappoint- ment for UNA, however, because they lost by 13 points. The Lady Lions roared back with a vengeance on January 22 with a 118-59 thrashing of West Georgia at home. Every team member saw playing time in a game that saw the Lady Lions break 100 points for the first time since the ' 91-92 season. Yolanda Leslie led once again with 31 points and five others scored in double digits. At this point, the season was looking up for the Lady Lions who were gaining in confidence and experience (Editor ' s Note: At press time, the women ' s basketball team had not yet completed its season play.) PAYING CLOSE ATTENTION. Maurice StafTord and Head Coach Wayne Byrd watch an excitin moment of the Lady Lionii ' i{ame. Photo by Shannon Wells. 54 Baflketball Womevi ' l flaAJzetiaU VCIOVS DEFENSE. CmAt$ Ovcrby •ticka ckwe to ker opponent. Photo by Shannon Wells. BMketlwUSS NO CADDY? Chris Tollefsrud, like all colleglat golfers, has to carry his own clubs. Photo b Shannon Wells. Strong Competitors Golf team fairs well in tournaments By Matthew Spalding The golf team performed well in tour- nament competition for the 1995 sea- son, with strong finishes in the team and individual competitions. This season, the team ' s accomplish- ments included finishing second in the David Lipscomb Invitational with a team score of 612. The team divided in two to play for its own UNA Golf Classic held at Joe Wheeler State Park in March. The Purple Team placed first with a team score of 621. The Gold Team finished four strokes behind at 625 to come in third overall. The team then went on to finish sev- enth with a score of 932 in the Port Armor Intercollegiate Golf Tournament In Greensboro, Georgia. Next was a third place finish in the Gulf South Conference Golf Championship in April. The team scored 895 at this competition held at the Bent Brook Country Club in Bessemer, Alabama. This was followed by a score of 903 and a tie for fifth place at the Southeastern Collegiate Tournament at the Valdosta Country Club in Valdosta, Georgia in April. In May, junior Al Hay of Glasgow, Scotland, was one of only five individu- als invited to play in the NCAA Division II Men ' s Golf Championships at Cedar Creek Golf Club in Aiken, South Carolina. He finished fourth in the indi- vidual competition with a score of 297. Hay was only the eighth player in UNA history to play at the championships, and the first to be invited since 1987. Several of the Lions earned individual honors. Al Hay earned several. He was named to four All-Tournament teams and was a medalist in the UNA Spring Classic. He was also named Most Valuable Player and was a First-Team All American. In addition to Hay, Mark Fletcher and Mike Harwood were named to the UNA Spring Classic All- Tournament Team. Rob Doucette was named the Most Improved Player. The fine individual efforts of the Lions paid off in the end. The team fin- ished the season with a successful 54- 29-1 record, which placed them third in the GSC. TEEING OFF. Mark Aubrey-Flplcher drives on( down the fairway. Photo by Shannon Wells. S6Goir q M WAITING TO PUTT. St«vpn Bank strikes a pose on the green. Photo by Shannon Wells. tOOD FOIXOW-THBOUGH. Al Hay demonstrates good fona, powering the ball toward the green. IT TAKES A STEADY HAND. John Canova kMo by ShannoB WeUs. gently putts one towards the hole. Photo by Shannon Wells. Golf 57 A CRUSHING BLOW. Stefan Rainer is in the act of knocking the cover off the ball. Photo by Shannon Wells. AN EXPLOSION OF ENERGY. Stefan Rainer fires one towards his opponent. Photo by Christopher Rohling. RETURN TO SENDER. With a powerful back- hand, Joakim HansHon wendN one back acroaa the net. Photo by Christopher Rohling. IVOLVO collegiate TENNIS SERIES mea L SSTennia Mei ' i e ui U Building a solid reputation Men ' s tennis team has a great season By Matt Pettus N THE ZONE. ForiMinx all hi rnernr. BolxTt i |p drlivrn a sweeping forrhand. Photo bjr hri itophpr RohlinK. SMS TKAM-Eiik Andprntton. Ham JamMn, n Shviley, Mark Jon »on, Robert Styles, Kim Haaaao , Stefan Bainer. The men ' s tennis team had an impres- sive season this spring. They finished with a 16-7 record overall and third in the Gulf South Conference. In addition, they were an NCAA Division 11 South Regional par- ticipant. The Lions got off to a great start, win- ning their first three matches. The Lions experienced their first loss on March 9, losing to Erskine 3-4. The team was undaunted however, and responded to the loss by winning their next three matches. They were then defeated by Ouachita Baptist in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, on March 17. The Lions returned home to face Freed- Hardeman University on May 21. The Lions ' win of this match began a five- match winning streak that was ended by a loss to Valdosta State on May 31. The Lions split their next two matches, losing the first to Jacksonville State, but winning the next match against West Georgia. The Lions lost again to West Florida but won their next two matches. The Gulf South Conference Tournament began on May 22 at home. The Lions ' first match of the tournament was against Alabama-Huntsville. The team won this match 4-0. The doubles pairs of Stefan Rainer Robert Styles and Joakim Hansson John Shelley contributed to the victory by winning their matches. In singles Stefan Rainer, Robert Styles, and Erik Andersson also defeated their opponents. The Lions were defeated in the semifinals by West Florida, but defeated West Alabama to secure a third place finish. The Lions finished third in the two-day tournament, but their season was not over yet. On May 6, the Lions made their first appearance as a team in the NCAA Division II Tournament. The team trav- eled to Savannah, Georgia, for the South Region Tournament. Unfortunately, the Lions were put out in the first round by use Spartanburg. The first round loss was disappointing for the Lions, but with such talent to draw on, they will undoubt- edly be back. In fac t, several individual honors were received by members of the team. Mark Jonsson and Hans Jansson made the All Gulf South Conference team. John Shelley received the GSC Sportsmanship Award. Stefan Rainer made the All-GSC Academic team. In addition. Coach Larry Thompson was named GSC Co-Coach of the year. A 16-7 record is impressive in any- body ' s book. The liuns can look back on the spring with pride, and forward to the future with anticipation. TnoiiaSt Working to be the best Lady Lions work to improve their record By Allison Stack LOOKING TO THE SKY. TVacy Osborne reach, to knock the ball back to the competition. Pho by Shannon Wells. The 1995 Lady Lions Tennis Team returned to the courts with much anticipa- tion for the season ahead. Although there were some losses, the team worked on their overall record from last season ' s 5-16 to a much improved 10-13. During the season, the team traveled to thirteen out of twenty matches, and conse- quently the team spent much time togeth- er. Sophomore Kelly Mason said, " 1 feel that as a team we got along really well being that we were on the road to so many matches all season. " The young team ' s season began with an away victory by defeating West Georgia College 6-1. Then the team was set back by a loss to Mississippi University for Women. At the South Regional things started out slowly with a loss to Lander College. Later the team came together and defeated Columbus College and Augusta College, but South Regional ended in a dis- appointing 1-4 loss to Francis Marion. The Lady Lions proceeded to win sever- al difficult matches on the home courts fol- lowed by five matches on the road which all ende d in defeat. On Ai)ril 5, the women turned their losing streak around with a win over Montevallo. At the end of April, the L . ' ly Lions trav- eled to the Gulf South ' onference Tournament in Huntsville, Al. una. In the first singles match, Kelly Man, i riefeated her opponent 6-0, 6-0. Kim Peterson fol- lowed suit with a win over the competition 6-2, 6-0. Next, Heather Hodges kept the pace up with a 6-0, 6-0 win. The doubles rounds resulted in both Peterson Hodges and Prescott Osborne winning their matches 8-1,8-1. These all led to the Lady Lions capturing the match over Mississippi College. The team went on to lose their next two matches at the GSC, but finished with a 4-2 win over West Alabama. The women ' s tennis team finished sev- enth in the GSC out of twelve teams. This may not be the highest ranking, but it is impressive considering the opponents that the team faced. Shannon Sledge feels that the team " ...chose to play the best teams that we could so that we would be a better team for it. " The respectable season was not without its share of problems. Kim Peterson was unable play during the fall season because of illness, but she was able to return during the spring and make it back to the number two ranking on the team. The Most Valuable Player for the season was Heather Hodges while Shannon Sledge picked up the Most Improved Player award. The Lady Lions Tennis Team worked to improve their season as they battled some of the South ' s finest tennis teams. RIGirr BA ;K to you. Sophomore Kelly Masoi roncentraten to save a ball from KoinK out oDhi court. MaNon was ranked number one on th( Lady Lions TenniH Team. Photo by Shannoi Wella. MTeiuii 0441£4t ' i, QHAUi. ■miRNING WITH POWU. GrorffU Preacott Into ihr ball as ahc returns tlie serve to EYES ON THE BALL. As thr ball rockeU towards her, HeatJier Hodges geU ready to make contact, opponent. Photo by ShatUMM Weila. Photo by Christopher Rohllng. MKNS TENM ' Shannon Sledge, " hpr Hodges, K r«on, Krily Mason, TKia Preacott, IVacy (MMarae, Rhonda Baker. Tmnis61 DIG IT OUT. Brandi Pennington leans into the ball as she returns it over the net. Photo by Christopher Rohling. MAKING HER MOVE. Christy Barefleld, a fresh- man, jumps up to try to set the volleyball. Photo by Christopher Rohling. GOING FOB IT. Junior Ibby Wynocki and anoth- er player u«e their team work to return a power- ftil spike to the oppowing team, Lambuth. Photo by Christopher Rohling. 1995 VOLLE YBALL TEAM: Rachel Lull, Andrea Hagood, Amy Smith, Sarah Temple, Angel Perei " niwana WilllamH, AsulHtant Coarh JefT Motlurk, UDonna Bradford, .Jenny Blaiiingame, Head Coar Matt Perk, Sarah MrUowell, Chriaty BarcHeld, Toby Wysocki, Malinda Edwards, Nikki Cooper, an Brandi Pennington. e2 Volleyball VolUi Making a I fresh start Matt Peck brings new leadership to volleyball team By Matt Pettus ITING TO SPIKE. Sophoaorr Brand! nnington jump ap to apikr tke ball while b W)«nrki paasea to watck. Pkoto bjr ' " tophpr Rohling. The 1995 season brought a change to the face of volleyball as the team came under the leadership of a new head coach. Matt Peck had coached at Wayne State in Michigan for 11 years before making the move to UNA. Peck had a 231-135 record at Wayne State, and was expected to rebuild a program here that had enjoyed only three winning seasons in the last six years. He had a decent foundation with which to start, with seven players returning from the 19-18 team of 1994. Two of these were seniors: Jenny Blasingame and LaDonna Bradford. " Our two seniors did real well for us. They were able to make the changes they needed to make, and both of them really helped us a lot the whole season, not only playing-wise, but also by supporting us and having good attitudes, " said Peck. There were seven newcomers to the team in ' 95, including four freshmen and three transfers. The efforts of the old hands and the new arrivals combined to produce a respectable record. The Lady Lions flnished the season with 21 wins and 20 losses. In the GSC Tournament, the team made it to the finals in the winner ' s bracket where they lost to Henderson State. The team then lost to Alabama-Huntsville to Hnish third overall. TVo of the players earned individual hon- ors. Junior Toby X[ r8ocki made the All-GSC Tournament as did Senior Jenny Blasingame. Wysocki also made the All Conference Team. Coach Peck looks back on his first season here positively. " I was pleased with how things turned out at the end. It was a diffi- cult situation coming in here (without doing my own recruiting], but I ' d say we did well. " The players had positive feelings about the season as well. " Although our record wasn ' t that great, we still got third in the GSC Tournament and we ' re going to work even harder to do better next year, " said team member Andrea Hagood. Peck sees a bright future ahead for the Lady Lions. " I thii k the addition of one or two more really talented kids will help us a lot. I foresee that, if we get the recruits that we ' re after, we could win the conference next year and possibly go on to the NCAA Tournament. That ' s ideally what our goal is. That ' s what we ' re striving for this year: to make the steps toward that direction. " Peck says that he is glad to be at this uni- versity though he admits being the new guy was tough. " It was a little more difHcult than I thought it was going to be. I didnt know what we were going to have or any- thing like that. I do things a lot differently than the previous coach did and some of the kids had a hard time adapting to that. But for the most part, I ' d say the majority of them really responded well. We had our days where nothing was going right, but I th we really turned a comer at the end and made some real progress toward v uit we want to do next year. " " It ' s great here. The campus is beautiful. There are good academics and a fine athlet- ic program. People are so friendly and help- ful here. It will be so much easier recruiting to this place than to urban Detroit. This school just has a lot to offer. I think it ' s a real attractive school, not only to kids from Alabama, but to those from out of state also. " VotlertMll 63 Running for the pleasure of it The Cross Country Team relies on individual motivation By Matt Pettus and Allison Stack Motivation is the key to long-distance running. A runner has to be able to look through miles and miles of pain and keep his or her eyes on the prize. This season ' s cross country team learned a lot about motivation this year. Both the men ' s and women ' s teams were comprised of only four members each. Because of this, they were not allowed to score officially at meets (since five runners are required for a team to place). Therefore, the runners were nmning for individual satisfaction for most of the year. Cross country members are required to participate in a demanding practice schedule. The runners have to put in two runs a day. The first is at six in the morning and the next is in the after- noon between two and three. Surprisingly, training for cross country involves more than just running. It means cross training, which is done in the off-season. Lifting weights and swimming are a major part of this rigor- ous routine. But practices usually consists of the fundamental of cross country — running. " Running is just a part of most sports, the part people hate. But at our prac- tices, that ' s all we do, " said Cherina Rice. Meets are held on the weekends. For the men, that usually means a lOK, which is 6.2 miles. The women usually run a 5K, which is 3.1 miles. Eventually, however the team was able to compete for more than bragging rights. For the Gulf South Conference meet in Clinton, Miss., the men ' s and women ' s teams each recruited one run- ner so they would have enough runners to compete officially. Out the 20 teams represented, the men finished 6th and the women finished 9th. Coach Sherry Kennemer was proud of the dedication her runners put in and gave an example. " Brittnea Horton worked hard all summer and went from being our Number 6 runner last year to being our Number 1 runner most every week this year. " Kennemer said that she was satisfied with the team ' s performance under the circumstances (considering the severe injuries and small teams). " Next year, almost every one ' s coming back. We ' re only losing one senior. With a good recruiting year, things should look up. " M CroM Conntry Qno4A. GcmmI PRACTICING NO MATTER HUAT. Cro«» rountry tram mrnbcni train even on the coldest of dajrs. Photo by Shannon Wella. WARMING IP. Jim Trimblr drmonntratrii that •trctchlnc ia an Important part of preparing to nn croaa cu wili y . Pkoto by Skannon Wella. CroM Coutry 66 VARSITY CHEERLEADERS-Front Row: Jason Stricklin, Jennifer Atwell, Hilton Hester, Kelly Holden, Tara Sheffield, Jason Whatley. Back Row: Brian English, Ann Murphy, John Missildine, Wendy Foster, David Phillips, Misty Ridgeway, Jason Hill, Geri Durham. JUNIOR VARSITY CHEERLEADERS-Front Row: Amy James, Adrianne TEiiley, Maria Powell. Back Row: Carley Sizemore, Allison Ayers, Suzanne Thrasher, April Pike. NCAA HOSTESSES-Front Row: Leann Gooch, Courtney Wilson, Denise Murtha, Angela Kittrell, Anna Wilson, Christy Corbie, Cheron Pitts, Tera Richardson, Suzanne Yeager, Jennifer Danylo. Back Row: Twyla Crayton, Melinda Waldrop, Christ! Simpson, Julie Herring, Jennifer Wright, Mandy Burrows, Michal Flanagan, Tobl Mayes, Jennifer Steffen, April Wallace, Teedi Herring, Christy Lewey. MSporU Gliee decixlte caui cJloiie Ajei. Lemling voices of support Cheerleaders and hostesses play a vital role in the sports program By Matt Pettus " The crowd made the difference. " How many times have we heard a sports announcer say that? Keeping the crowd into it is the responsibility of the cheerleaders, ind they take it seriously. Being a cheerleader requires dedication. They have to commit to practicing three times a week. Even with this schedule, they are expected to keep their grades up. Cheerleaders have to maintain a 2.25 GPA on a 4.0 scale. They also must commit to staying within a weight limit which is deter- mined based on their height. The commitment doesn ' t stop there. The men are required to pass a strength test. This means they must be able to military press 135 pounds three consecutive times, in addition, all the cheerleaders are required to sign a statement that no organi- zation will take precedence over cheerlead- ing practice. This is a necessity because of the difficulty of learning cheerleading rou- tines. Kelly Holden says that cheerleading takes up a lot of time but that it ' s worth it. " I had to quit my job at Rogers Department Store when school started. There ' s no way I can work and cheer at the same time. But cheering has been great. I ' ve made a lot of friends and all the games have been excit- ing, especially the Championship Game. " The cheerleaders are divided into two squads. In the spring, the football cheer- leaders are chosen for the next fall season. In the fall, the basketball cheerleaders are selected. This year, the football cheerieaders were further divided into a Varsity and Junior Varsity squad. The JV ' s shared all the responsibilities of the Varsity cheerleaders except that they didn ' t travel to away games or have to cheer with the men. In this way, the JV squad helped to bridge the gap between high school and college level cheerleading. JV Captain Allison Ayers said, " Being a part of the JV Squad gave me the opportunity to learn how to stunt with the male cheerleaders. In high school, I had never stunted with guys, and this gave me the chance to learn with less pressure. " The athletic hostesses have the responsi- bility of greeting people who attend any sporting event at the university. They also have the responsibility of entertaining out- of-town guests and visiting teams. A prospective hostess must pass through an interview before being awarded the job. For the Championship Game, a group of approximately 40 NCAA Hostesses was selected. Half of these were assigned to UNA and the other half to Pittsburgh State. The hostesses that were assigned to Pittsburgh State met the team at the airport and the hotel and answered any questions that they had. The hostesses also accompa- nied the teams to a banquet and to area schools where the players spoke to stu- dents. Hostess Cindy Heath said, " I really eiyoyed being an NCAA Hostess. It was a wonderful experience and I would recom- mend it to anyone. " This university ' s sports program is top of the line. Getting to the top requires a lot of effort from many different people. The cheerleaders and hostesses contribute much to this campus, and sporting events would not be the same without them. KPING HER EYES ON THE COLET. Kelly i n rhp«Ti on tbr I.ion. daring a bMketball ..a-. Photo by Chrtets| hcr BokUaf. •7 A time for stress relief Intramurals provide students an outlet from academic tensions By Lee Fisher There is no better way to relieve stress than a good game of basketball, or football, or even softball. This university has a wide variety of sports and games that are avail- able to both students and faculty through the intramural program. Intramurals pro- vide something for everyone. Though many teams represent campus organizations, teams of independents are also welcome. Although intramurals create an atmos- phere of fierce competition, they also pre- sent an opportuiuty to make lasting friend- ships; perhaps this is why they are so popu- lar. Intramurals kick off in the fall with the ever-popular sport of softball. After putting in hours of sweat-filled practices, the teams get to show what they ' re made of in direct competition with their peers on the softball diamond. There are many sports offered to stu- dents besides softball. Flag football, which strips most of the violence from the game, is always popular. Three-on-three basketball, of course, always attracts a lot of players from different organizations. For people who like their sports less intense, ping-pong and bowling give them a way to get out their aggressions without breaking too much of a sweat. There are those who prefer intellectual competition. For them, there are always such games as Trivial Pursuit and Spades. Trivial Pursuit gives one the satisfaction of being able to look across the table and say, " I am smarter than you. " After a well-rested Christmas break, intramurals begin again. For the outdoorsman, a backpacking trip is sponsored by the Office of Student Life which is in charge of intramurals. It begins early on a Friday morning and continues through Sunday. Regular five-on-five bas- ketball begins in the spring. It can get rough, but it always attracts a crowd of spectators. Men and women alike fight until the final buzzer to be awarded the honor of victory. Volleyball, soccer, and tennis are the other spring competitions. Like the fall, spring offers a sport for every taste. Intramural sports offer a recreational time-out that allows participants to relieve the pressures of academic life. But they are also a great way to have fun. UP TO BAT. Dana Wimberly waite on her pitrli during an intramural Hoftball game. Plioto by Allison Stack. 68 Intramurals ONE. TWO, THREE STRIKES, YOU ' RE OUT. Intnunura] Roftball bringH out the rompptitor in eveo ' one. Photo by Alliiton Stark. LET THE RTN BEGIN. The Phi Mu Softball team, whirh would go on to finish first, is fired up beforr a Kame at the beginning of intramurals. Photo by Allison Stack. latnuBwmlaM stress relief, . . TAKING OUT HER FRUSTRATIONS. Wendy Spivey nnda tennla a good way to relax after a tongb day at school. Photo by Christopher RohUng. 70 Intnunorala 944iA i41 44ACili Fl£XING THEIR MUSCLES. Mt-mbrni of maar dlfrerrnt fratrmitip partlcipatp in oprinn vol- Iryball. Photo by Ckrtotophpr Rohllng. Iatr«« orate 71 Baseball Overall Record 43-15, 16-6 GSC Faulkner University 1-3 Faulkner University 5-1 Murray State 24 Murray State 7-15 Mississippi College 7-0 Mississippi College 8-6 ♦ValdosU State 4-3 ♦Valdosta State 4-12 Valdosta State 3-4 Siena Heights 2-0 Siena Heights 8-1 West Florida 0-1 West Florida 3-2 West Florida 3-8 Wayne State (Neb.) 3-2 Wayne State (Neb.) 10-1 Wayne State (Neb.) 16-0 ♦Lincoln Memorial 8-5 ♦Lincoln Memorial 5-3 ♦Lincoln Memorial 7-1 Union 5-3 (8) Union 5-4 Campbellsville 7-1 Olivet Nazarene 7-13 Lincoln 8-1 West Georgia 4-3 West Georgia 4-2 West Georgia 13-5 TVevecca 9-5 TVevecca 16-4 Martin Methodist 8-1 Belmont 2-9 Bethel (Tenn.) 9-0 Bethel (Tenn.) 11-0 Trevecca 19-0 ♦Valdosta State 7-4 ♦Valdoste State 4-8 ♦Valdosta State 4-3 Birmingham Southern 7-4 ♦West Florida 12-3 West Florida 15-0 West Florida 23-7 Union (Tenn.) 14-5 Union (Tenn.) 13-2 ♦Lincoln Memorial 9-4 •Lincoln Memorial 7-4 ♦Lincoln Memorial 4-5 Talladega College 13-4 ♦West Georgia 7-6 Gulf South Conference Ibumament West Alabama 17-1 ValdosU State 0-2 West Alabama 9-4 VUdofltaState 5-2 WdosUState 5 (11) NCAA Dhision II South Regional VydosU Bute 10-11 DelU SUte 13-6 DelUSUte 9-8 VWdosU SUte 8-9 • Gu South Game Cross Country Men 6th in GSC Championship Women 9th in GSC Championship Softball Results Overall Record 18-25, GSC 8-12 Livingston 0-6 Livingston 1-9 Mississippi College 1-10 Livingston 2-1 Delta State 6-5 ♦West Georgia 6-7 (9) ♦West Georgia 1-2 Columbus College 0-8 Faulkner 8-2 Milligan 1-3 Southern Indiana 0-7 Jacksonville St 3-5 (14) Jacksonville St 2-0 Bellarmine 9-3 Bellarmine 8-6 Milligan 1-11 Milligan 3-8 ♦Lincoln Memorial 5-4 (8) ♦Lincoln Memorial 2-0 ♦Lincoln Memorial 8-4 ♦Lincoln Memorial 0-8 Delta State 0-6 Kennesaw State 3-8 Kennesaw State 1-7 ♦ValdosU SUte 1-2 ♦ValdosU SUte 1-3 ♦ValdosU SUte 1-2 (8) ♦ValdosU SUte 1-2 ♦West Florida 1-2 ♦West Florida 1-4 ♦West Florida 5-6 ♦West Florida 0-8 ♦West Georgia 12-4 ♦West Georgia 8-0 ♦Mississippi-Women 0-7 ♦Livingston 5-2 ♦DelU SUte 4-2 ♦Mississippi College 5-1 Tennessee SUte 6-1 Tennessee State 12-3 West Alabama 6-4 West Alabama 9-4 Mississippi-Women 1-3 • Guif South Game Women ' s Tennis Overall Record 10-13 West Georgia 6-1 Mississippi-Women 1-6 Lander 2-5; Columbus College 4-3: Augusta College 6-1 Francis-Marion 1-4: Lincoln Memorial 5-1 Alabama-Huntsville 5-1 Central Arkansas 2-5: Univ. of West Alabama 6-1 Birmingham Southern 0-9: Univ. of the South 1-5: Valdosta State 0-4 West Florida 0-6 Univ. of the South 2-6; Montevallo 6-1 Union 1-4 Montevallo 7-2 West Alabama 3-4 1-0 1-1 1-2 2-2 3-2 3-3 4-3 5-3 5-4 6-4 6-5 6-6 6-7 6-8 6-9 7-9 7-10 8-10 GSC Tournament Mississippi College 4-0; 9-11 Mississippi-Women 0-4; 9-12 Alabama-Huntsville 3-4; 9-13 West Alabama 4-2; 10-13 Men ' s Tennis Overall Record 16-7 Rhodes College 7-0; Univ. of the South 4-3; Austin Peay SUte 4-2 Erskine 34; Queens College 4-1 Columbus College 6-1 Henderson SUte 6-0; OuachiU Baptist 4-5 Freed-Hardeman Univ. 4-3 Birmingham Southern 5-1 DelU SUte 4-0: Alabama-Huntsville 7-0; Union University 7-0; ValdosU SUte 14; Jacksonville SUte 1-4; West Georgia 4-0; West Florida 2-4; Lincoln Memorial 6-1; West Alabama 5-1; 1-0 2-0 3-0 3-1 4-1 5-1 6-1 6-2 7-2 8-2 9-2 10-2 11-2 11-3 114 124 12-5 13-5 14-5 GSC Tournament Alabama-Huntsville 40; 15-5 Wfest Florida 0-4; 15-6 West Alabama 4-0; 16-6 NCAA II South Region 2-4; 16-7 72 Scoreboanto Scai Volleyball Overall Record 21-20, GSC 5-7 Ar ll :r•■il M.iii 3-1 rlUi w 3-1 OHSOO-Ncwnun 3-0 PtaadBMarion 3-1 ftrtwrtind 0-3 . iSMe {State UK-AiMi JPJ » .....l-3 Football Overall Record 14-0-0 NCAA Division II National Champions Albany State 41-13 Atabunw A M 49 )elta Stat L 30-0 Miviissippi CoKge 41-3 Men ' s Basketball (as of Jan. 22, 1996) Lane College 97-79 Texas A M Kingsville .83-86 Delta State .82-77 Faulkner University .93-86 Indianapolis J6-93 Indiana (RA) 68-82 Hillsdale 91-74 DelU State J4-75 Athens State .84-81 Martin Methodist 71-56 Baptist Christian 88-63 ♦West Florida 100-71 ♦ValdosU State JM8 •Montevallo 118-84 •West Alabama 6044 •Lincoln Memorial 92-75 ♦West Georgia 87-75 Gulf South Game MUnGSC 5th in Southeastern Collegiatt Invitati..n,ii .2nd UNA PUl Claaait Purple fltii Gold 7th OoifCfaMic .8th CkmSpnlVRollins Invitational Jth XAQoirClaaric Purple lit 1 OoMM VM Aiaor intcRaltaiiMe Gotf Ibomament ■Wllniilitn HK Championship Scoreboard ra A STORl TO BE TOLD, a student ' s notebook waits to be written in as its owner prepares to write an essay. Photo by Shannon Wells. 74CU«M a Legendary Storytellers Sitting in classes, you make observations. Noticing tlie person ' s shoes wlio is Isitting beside you is one of them, but it is certainly not the most important. Some of the observations will be of your classmates. These classmates will be remem- bered for years to come as the people who you smiled at daily, complained with jabout unbelievably hard tests, and even sometimes studied with in the library. Your classmate relationship is much like that of being shipwrecked with people piat you do not know. At first, the relationship is stilted, then it eases as you get to know each other Later, you find yourself chat- ting with them before class and comparing notes with them. It is at this point that you and your fellow classmates realize that you are in the same boat together. The bond of having a class together is unique i.U! l (. TOI.ITIIER. students listen with interest to a lecture in one of bOCaUSC for fOUr monthS nany evening classes. Photo by Shannon Wells. wqm Q| gfP three hOUrS 3 week with each other, -rom these months, you take a memory with you of your classmates. Over the ears that little memory will become a permanent legend in your mind that you tell your children. This will make you one of the many " Legendary Storytellers. " 7B Seniors Ad-Br CATHERINE ADAMS Sheffield KIMS. ADAMS Leoma, Tenn. ANTONIO .ANDERSON Florence MICHAEL ANTHONT Florence SHELLY ARNOLD luka, Miss. SH. XE AfSTIN .Moulton D.WID BAILEY Mberhille .JENNIFER B.AILEY Florence ROZONDA BAILEY . thens KIMBERLYB. KER Phil Campbell TERESA ANN B UL BD Hamilton LINDA BARFIELD Tb.scumbia ANGIE B. RKER Florence KRISTEN BARNES Cherokee ELANA BATES Florence RON BEAi;.MONT Florence KALA BEAVER Muscle Shoals ADAM BEVIS Florence NORMA BIGBIE Savannah, Tenn. ANCEl.A BISHOP liirenre TRAVIS BLUNT Florence AMANDA BOL WARE Savannah, Tenn. ARETHA BONK Huntsville SUZANNE BORDEN Ru.-wllville MEI-ANIE BRADBAin Decaiiir 76 ( Ihh h- i Seniors Br-Cl HILLY BK. l)roRI) Muwlr ShoaJs .11 DITII Jt .WITA BRAOO Athens CKLhSTA BRh:WKR Hori ' tiip PHILLII ' BKIIXiMON Florence CAREY BRLNOLfY IjiwTencehurg. Tenn. LISA BROOKS )vi .itiir MKI.ISSA BROOKS Fldfeme STAC IF. Bl BCHAM Shi-fTirld MARY .ANN BURGESS Florence EMILY BI ' RKE Ja-sper LEE BI ' RRISS 1 is ?uinbU CARA D.AV BYTORI) HarLwIle im:PHAME L. B HU Tascumbia JA-MIECAIN Florence MISTY ' C ' A.MPBELL Ibiiruinbia MIE L CA-VTRELL -. ;iiihi» ' ■ ' lARPtNTER ' li MB(XS BtonmsvUle KIMBERLV GAIL CHANDLER Flofcnce SUZANNE CHANDLER Ploranof " " ' ' ' IPCHAPIS iiAi.ACHILOERS Mna MARY OKKERHAM Winmsport, Tenn KRKArLANTON . HK Cbuuip« 77 Seniors Cif-Cr REBECCA CLARK Tuscumbia MICHAEL CUUNCH ' I iscumbia BROOKE CLAY Florence KE IN CLOUCH TUscumbia KRISTl COCHRAN Florence LESA COCKERHAM Florence MATTCOKER Florence A ' ERYCOLE l wTeiiceburg, Tenn. MICH. EL COLLINS Florence CHRISTY ' COOK Florence MARY ANNE COOK Florence JENNIFER COSHATT Florence CHRISTOPHER (:OWAN Florence BLAKE CRAIN Florence CHRISTY CRAIN Florence TWYlJKCRAYTON ■Hipelo. Miss. GAYFU ' REEKMOKE ShefTield DAWN CRISLER Florence DEIDRE CRISLER Town ( ' reek GRCTA CRISLER Town Creek ROBERT CRISP Florence PAUL CROCKER Cherokei ' SONJACRrK)NE Courtlanri PHILLIP CROWELL Florence .lEFFCROWLEV Horemc 78 ClatifH; Honors Night At Their Best Honors Night rewards outstanding achievement T he following are the award winners from Honors Night: SENIOR ACADEMIC AWARDS Senior academic awards are presented to the graduating " rnior from the two previous semesters and the current luester in each m jor field with the highest grade point average (minimum 3.0 4.0). SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES . rt-Art, Nancy Anders; Art N-12, Susan Jean Jackson. Biology-Professional Biology. Daniel Lee Morris; General Biok)gy. Joseph Hanson; Environmental Biology, David Staples; Biology 7-12, Laura Jo McFall. Chemistry and Industial Hygiene General Chemistr Industrial Hygiene-Brent Olive; Professional Chemistry, Brian Riley. Communications and Theatre-Communications Arts, Ijsha Hopper, blic Relations. Larry Wayne Smith; Theatre, Jessica Laney; Theatre, Steve Robert Knight; ,„,._..,: .. ,v ■: T ' Film, James Scott Rawlinson. 1 -h. Eric Howard Denton; Professional Wntmg. John Smipson; English 7-12, Kary Borden; Language Arts 7-12, Misty Rochelle Law. Foreign Uuiguages- French, Jason Newcomb; FYench 7-12, L ' nne Adele Jones; Spanish, Amanda Ayers; Commercial Spanish, Sarah Gilliland; Spanish 7-12, Hannah Woodard. General Studies-General Studies, Sandra Yarbrough. Geography-I rofe.ssional Geography, Richard Wakefield. Hisfory-Ilistory, Eric Howard Denton; History 7-12, Allison Sigler; Political Science, Mitzi Sweet; Soc-ial Science 7-12, Amanda Brown. Mathematics and Computer Scieiue-.Malheiiialus, Jes.sica Christ; Computer Science, Russell Hufrniai ; Math 7-12. Constance Christner; Matli Computer Science (Education), Kerry Childress. Music-Commercial Music, Paul Martin; Instrumental Music, Robin Williams. Physics-Physics-Prolessioiuil, Thomas C . Kerr; Physics 7- 12, ( " indy Brown. Psychology-Psychology, Jason Newcomb; Psychology 7- 12, Kary Borden. Social Work-Social Work, Gloria J. Helms; Social Work, Lisa Vineyard King. Sociology-Sociology Criminal Justice, William Jeffrey Love; Sociology 7-12, Constance Christner. SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Accounting-Melanie Ray Bell. Administrative Office Services-Administrative Office Service, Heidi Dawn Van Scoy; Business and Office Education, Sharona Childers. Computer Infomiat ion Systems-Donna Wright (iuth. F onomics-Ec()n oini s, Edward Allen Blackburn; Economics 7-12, Rita Otis Taylor. P inance-Kelly Francis Tipton. Management-Billy Ray Lt May. Marketing, Cheryl Lynn Myrick. SCHOOL OF EDUCATION Elementary Education -Early Childhood Education, Amy Ann Stults; Elementarv ' Education, I.aura Alli.s )n jpe; Special F.ducation MR N-12. Ginger Barvour Brimer. Health, F ' hysical Education and Recreation-Health, F ' hysical Education ind Recreation, James Matthew Green; Physical Education N-12. Penni Lane Sutton. Human Environmental Sciences-Interiors, Lori Merchison Ledford; Home Economics, Kimberly Dawn McAfee. NEW INDICTEES TO THE HALL OF FA.ME were Jeff CoUtey. Ryan BnUie, AIUmii Snt ' ed. nd JiU UiKtsey. Photo by Shannon Well . (Continued on paqc 82) Classes 79 Seniors Cu-Fu SHARON CURTIS luka, Miss. R. CH. EL DAILY Florence ALLISON D.W ' IEL ■I jscumbia KIM DAVIDSON Red Bay LADONNA DAVIS T iscaloosa MARK DOVER Russellville SHAKE DR. KE Falkville JENNY DUNEHEU ' Florence JOSH EADS Florence JOHN EASLET Boyle, Miss. MICHAEL EDW RDS Florence LAURA ELSNER Florence BRIAN ENGLISH Florence EDDY EPPERSON Florence LOUIE ERTAFA Florence EDDIE EVANS Florence TRACI EZELL Florence VALERIE FIELDS Shannon, Mi.ss. LISA FISHMAN Huntsville JASON FOITCH EthriiUe, Tenn. TUN hlui.KK Killen JENNIFF:R KR.ANKS Lutts.Tenn FELICIA FREEMAN ShcfTK ' hl CORI FULLEIi Florenci ' LEKiH FlI.MEIi Florence 80Claa«M Seniors Ga-fia VANESSA GALIN Horrnre HOLLY (iALLIKN IriMi Cjtv. Tcnn. DKBBIKCiANN B K)nfvill» ' , Miss. S()M)RA GAMS Florenre ANISSA GARRISON Guin CARLKATllA GAY Florvme SAMRA GIBSON Killen JIMMY C.GILCHRIST LawTenreburg, Tenn. RMU GRAHAM Florenc JENNIFER GR.AY RedBa CHAII GREEN I GRISHAM Klorftice CODY GROSS Anders in BRIAN HAGOOD Florenr CECELIA HACK)OI) Florence KIMRERLY HAI.L norrnrp w :m)! h.m,lm.ark Tuv unilii.( ([SIA IIVSBAC K Drratur AMXURBIN 1A RI J HARDIN Vim I II vui h k: li;. ClaMopo Ml Honors Night At Their Best . . . (Continued from page 79) SCHOOL OF NURSING Nursing-Wendy Gowder Messer, Kristie Marie Nethery, Kathleen Brooks. ORGANIZATION OUTSTANDING MEMBERS AWARDS Alpha Chi, Jerry L. Pruit; Alpha Delta Pi, Janene Stroniquist; Alpha Gamma Delta, Christy R. Johnson; Alpha Kappa Delta, Donna Goins; Alpha Lambda Delta, Kristi Gooch; Aljiha Psi Omega, Jennifer Leigh Steen; Art Student Association, Nancy Campbell Anders; Ascending Voices, Bretford Bell; BACCHUS, Micheria Allen. Baptist Campus Ministries, Andrea Dawn Bray Luis Saavedra; Beta Beta Beta, Reeda Lynn Newton; Catholic Campus Ministry, Mi cheria Allen; The Canterbury Club, Michael Brian Collins; Collegiate Singers, Carol Ann England; Economics Club, Robert E. Lee III; Entertainment Industry Association, Kathiyn Davis; Fashion Forum, Ashley Stewart Drummond; Gamma Beta Phi, Laura Leigh Parker. Gamma Theta Upsilon, Erik Steven Waddell; Geography Club, Timothy A. Rowell; Human Environmental Sciences, Tricia Deann Griffus; ICUNA, Mark Jonsson; Interfratemity Council, Jeffrey Neal Cotney; K-6 Professional Organization, Joan Jacobus Breazeale; Kappa Delta Pi, Michelle Choate; Kappa Omicron Nu, Tricia Griffus. Kappa Sigma, David Staples; Panhellenic, Michelle Rupe; Phi Alpha, Linda Rubley; Phi Beta Lambda, Robert Ja-son Thomas; Phi Gamma Delta, Jeffrey Charles Eubanks; Phi Mu Fraternity, Amy Williams; Pi Kappa Alpha, Shaun Thomas Butler; Public Relations Council of Alabama, Larry W. Smith; RESA, Arthal Minter; Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Jeffrey Neal Cotney. Sigma Chi, Todd Foust; Sigma Tau Delta, Allison Sigler; Sociology Criminal Justice, Beverly Duncan Meador; Student Government Association, Amanda Shaffer; Student Nurses Association, Willie Walter Roden, Jr.; Tau Beta Sigma, Carol Ann I wrence; Tau Epsilon Kappa, Kevin Dalon Adams; University { ' layers, Steffon Passmore; University Program Council, Michelle Rupe; Zeta Tau Alpha, Tiffmnie D. Wales. UNIVERSITY AWARDS Student Athletes of the Year-Ken Taylor, Jeffe Foot Lesley Westmoreland. Barber Trophy-Taft Willey. John C. Martin Leadership Scholarship-Lariy Watkins. P- ' .aline Gravely Leadership Scholarship-Michelle Rupe. Contribution to Campus Life Award-Michelle Rupe. LaGrange Society Awards-Daryl Woods, Jill Lindsey, Bj Chandler. Willingham Awards-Laura Allison Lee. Phi Kappa Phi Awards-Jason McKey, Anne Martin, Lorr Matthews, Misty White, Curtis Corley, Monica O ' Kell Miranda Williams, Kathleen Brooks, Gloria Helms. Undergraduate Service Awards-Cara Dawn Byford, To Mayes, Michelle Rupe, Wendy Walker. Hall of Fame-Ryan Brake, Jeff Cotney, Jill Lindsey, Allisc Sneed. 1995 University Woman-Allison Sneed. 1995 University Man eff Cotney. Outstanding Service Award-Dr. Daniel Leasure. THE UNDKRCiRADl ' ATK SKRVUE AWARDS woro presented to Cara Dawn Byford, Wendy Walkf Michelle Rupe, and Yobi MayeK. Photo by Shannon WellH. 82ClM«ea Seniors Ha-Ir AMY HATTON Mustlc Shoals mi HAVERSTICK Florence MI.1.1A.VI DAVID HAYES Fliirenie CYMHIA llf:ATH Sterlin)?, a. TKISH IIHATII Florence LICIU HENAO Florence TAMMY K HESKY Belmont. Miss. SHA.NNON HENSON Florence ROBBIE HILLIS Florence JOEY ' HOCITT Fo ' etle .IOA.NNA HODl M CollinwiKxI. Tenn. ST. CI H(K;I E Ro)!ers ille BR.ANDY HOLLAND Junesboro, Ga. ICKl HOLIASI) Florence HOLLY MOLLMAN St. Juseph. Tena LIZ HOLLOttAY m ' .r . Mis-s. ii( h.u:lholt Hal t1llr TERESA MORTON Florenr JASON HOI STON TamnCnvk JAMES HOWARD Sheffield t. ' ' -t 1 I, mm ii)N K.n.r. HL fTER a ' IN K IM,ANt EL LISA IRISH Oratm CfaMMMSS Seniors is-Le TAUHID ISLWI Florence ROBERT JACKS Florence AL JACKSON Florence VALERIE JACKSON luka, Miss. TAMMIEJEFFERS Altoona LAURA JANE JENKINS Florence BROOKE JOHNSON Florence CHRISTY JOHNSON Athens JETTA JOHNSON Savannah, Tenn. JONI JOHNSON Cherokee SPENCER JOHNSON Florence REBECCA JOHNSTON Columbia, Tenn. LLOVT) E. JONES Florence KEVIN KILPATRICK Florence LISA KIMBRELL Westpoint,Tenn. MIIRAT KOCAK Florence CHARLES KRIEGER Florence S(;i NGO LAM Horence ,IASOM UMPRECHT LeDVnn, 1 !nn. LISA LANCASTF:R WHITE Pulaski, Tfenn. KARIN LASH Rogemille JOHN WUL UWHFjU) Florence GINGER UYMAN Klorence MARGARITA LAZO I)R U WOK Sheffield HARRIS LENDOR PolnlForlin, Trinidad, W.l. 84CUMes Semors Li-Mc KONALD L UNDSEY, JR. Klllen T()NG Lll ' Florence COLLIN LIVINGSTON Abbwillp. I,a. MKLANIK UKiAN IW ' unitiia CARLKNE U)NI)ON irence TIIOMAS 1.0N(i Hon-nce TCRtSACARDENLVONS Flori-ncf MITCH M. I)l)OX Killrn N.AZAR MAHGOim Flore nee JOYCE M.ANSEI.L ' nisrumhia MKLOItV MXROLT Muhie, Tenn. I AN MARTCHEV Florence U)RF.N I ' Sl Si)S RiLssellville TAMRA MAY Killen ERIK.A M. mEI,I) Oorence LISA MfANALLY HOLT Belmont, Miss. (ilN(iER MH OMB Florence HEAfHER McCOMB Florence FREDDIE McCONNEU ADAMMcCOOK FlorMMe BLAKE MrDANIEL Florence CASSIE McDONAU) Florence DAMD McFALL Florence ROSANNMcKM ' EUZABETTl McKJ.N.NL Florence CUmcsSS Semoirs Mc ' Pa SHKLIA McKIXXEV Fioreiite WILLIAM MfMICKEX Russellville MARCy McMlLLEN Unrcncc DAVID McM rr Florence PEGGIE McPETERS Florence ELAINE MEARES Russellville . . IY MICHAEL Florence CHARLES MILLIGAN Florence E, RL MITCHELL Jemison MARTINA MITCHELL Tuscumbia JACQUELINE MOORE Florence KRISTY MOORE Florence VONDA MOORE Florence BARBARA MORROW Pisgah UlASE Ml LLINS Florence NANCY MURPHY Russellville NAGAIJOCMI NADELU Florence CARU NAVES Florence MICHAEL L, NEWTON Florence REEDA NEWTON Florence CAROL R. OIK)M Klllen PAMn Ge Florence JENNIFER PARKER Florence Ul HA PARKER Wiiterl(H( SHANNON PARTRICK Klllen MClMM Seniors Pe-iu PAMKU I ' EKBLKS RHONDA PEIX KusM ' llvillc DANA I ' KNDI.KY Horeme MATTPtrms Killcn Dwi(;irr philpot FiDrrme .lANK ANNA PITTS Counce, Tenn. WKiK I ' LVLKK Hiirence BRADLEY POOL Tiiwn (rwk ANDKtA PORTER florerKc TROYPRITCHETT.JR. Lace ' ' s Spring GREG PRIUTT At hem YOIANDA R. MIREZ FInrrnce SHELLS R.VNSON Elnrence KRISTIN RAWtlNSON Florence NICKY RAY Hamilton K.A(EY REED Florenre BONNIE REICHERT Huntxxillf PMLKEITn ' :R Flnffno DEWAYAE REYNOLDS MUrm MKHAa REYNOLDS inVART RICE Killeii BIHAN RICHARDSON BARTnCKARD CHARLES Rinonrs SANDY RIGGINS Florence CUmwh S7 Seniors Ri-Sm DEAxNNA RITCHIE Florence SANDRA ROARK LaHTeneeburg, Tenn. KELLI ROBERSON Tupelo, Miss. BEVERLY ROBERTS Florence HOLLY ROBERTS Decatur VAN ROBERTS Florence SUSAN ROBLEDO Russellville JERRY ROSS Florence TIMOTHY RDWELL Florence LINDA RUBLEY ■niscumbla HEIDI RUDMAN Florence MICHELE RUPE Florence . MY RUSSELL Savannah, Tenn. TANL SAAVEDRA Mu.scle Shoals EMILY SANDERS Winfield KATHY SANDERS Moulton DAWT SCHLAOHECK Florence SUSAN SEELEY Rus.sellville .IOESIE(iEL Florence JAMEY SIMMONS Muscle Shuals LI UE SIMPSON Florence CHARLITASI.MS Florence DANA SIVLEY HaitMlle A.MY SMITH Florence BEVERLY SMITH Rusitellvjlle SSCbwMS Fun and Games ••••••••a The Making of a Chess Master Stuart Rice competes in tournaments statewide A giiy in a rknigers cap and a Junniy Buffet T-shirf is proba- fi|v not the image that comes to mind when you think of a Jl in vs player. But Stuan Rice is. in fact, ;ui excellent |)lay- er, ha ing won prize money in several tournaments. Rill ' le;inu l to play chess at an early agiv " My dad taught me ko play when I was stnen so we ' d have something to do togeth- er besides just throwing baseball and stuff. " That seed his Eather hail planted didnt produce immediate results, though; and. as Stuart got older, chess wasn ' t exactly the focus of his Ipxistence. I was more into sports, like running and tennis in high school. " he said. Rice was actually a pretty fair athlete, winning [he S«H-tionaJ Tennis Chamftioiuihip in his senior year at Brooks ligh Sch K l. It w;is after high si-hool that Rice began to take chess seri- busly. " ( )nce I got to college. I wasn ' t playing sports anymore so took up chi ss again. " he said. Jiice soon found that chess pro ndes sonte of the sante rewards as athletics. " Chess lets you iatisfy that primitive urge to go out and destroy something nthout actually hurting anybody. " he said. In 19JJ4. Rice ' s " pro- ■« ssional career " began when he entered his first tournament, Hunt5 ille Fall .Swiss Tournament at I ' AII. Touniaments are what separate the men from the boys in the chess world, because rankings are determined solely by tourna- ment perforniance. Rankings in chess carry about the same weight as they do in tennis, since invitational tournaments kwk only at a player ' s ninking. Players with unimpressive rankings don ' t even get considered. Toumaments are always a gamble. You cjm climb to the top of the heap, but its easy to dig yourself into a ver ' deep hole. The higher your opponent is ranked, the more that is at stake. If you defeat a high-ranked player, your rating soars — if you losi ' to a low-rated opponent, it sinks like a stone. On lop of this is the fact that tournaments can last up to four days. Naturally, the stress c;u) become unbearable. " My nerves got the best of me at that first tournament. 1 lost ;U1 four games, " said Rice. Since then. Rice ' s skills have steadily improviHl, and his wins have begun to add up. He plans on continuing that trend long into the future. " My dream is to become a master some day, but my inunediate goal is just to become a consistently giKxi play- er " Rice said. By Matt Pettus CONCENTRATION IS THE KEY. Stuan Rirr look t at hiK optionM while porfert- inK hifi Kaiix r rh is. Photo by AlliNon Stark. ClaiMM N9 Seniors Sm-fiti ( ' ARI)KLIA SMITH Florence DANA I. SMITH Winfield EMILY SMITH Mt. Hope EMILY SrZANNE SMITH Florence HOLLY SMITH Florence JILL SMITH Sheffield KIMBERLY SMITH Florence SHANE SOLOMON Florence CAN SONAT Florence GUS SPfilARS Killen KIMBERLY SPEARS Florence CHRISTOPHEli SPECKER Florence LESIA SPRY Florence FELECIA STAGGS Collinwoiid, Term. JAMIE STARKEY Florence DEANNESTEPP Belmont, Miss. BCTH STEVENSON Florence SHANE STEVENS(}N Florence VALERIE STEVENSON Fayetteville, Tenn. DIANE STONECIPHER Ru.ssellville MIKLLVSTOHV Florence ANOELIA SPAHKS TAi ' LEY TVinlty ANGEUTATE Florence ALICIA TAYU)R Ruiuellville APRIL niOMl ' Sf)N Florenic MCImms Seniors fh-wi KOBKKT THORNTON IVdMATIBBS Ron-nri ' JANASnCKKK Klnrenre moMA.sTi;cw:K FlorpiKf MATTH :: V•T RNER Hiirence DAKIO VALI riorpncc KKIK WAI)[)Ea Tusjumbia TimNNlEW. LES KIkmonI CRVST.U WALKER Florence U1:NDY WALKER Florence APRIL WALLACE Florence M1(IL EL WALLER RusselMlle A-SHLLT WATKLVS Florence t)EI[)RICK»K« ' ER Sheffield lairaw ;bb TishominKu, Miss. NO-RA UTRB Brilliant CRAKi WTEKS Guin PIIII W XBOR.N rCity ,. . ,, .S1EWHATLEY Ki sn wheeles Tuvumbta HISS Mil ITE Floreort WENDV WHITE FV)rw rf GLENA VOLBIHN Flo ence AinWIUIAMS Florfnrp A ' SMS r . ClsMesSl Seniors Wi-Ze BKNNIE WILLIAMS Florence BRYAN WILLIAMS Muscle Shoals DONALD A. WILLIAMS, JR. Florence ROBIN WILLIAMS Florence scon WILLIAMS Courtland MARL WILSON Florence MELANIE WILSON Florence PATRICK WILSON Florence TRACY WOOD Russellville JOSEPH WOODRUFF, JR. Tuscumbia STEPHEN WOODSON Florence SUZANNE YEAGER Florence REBECCAS. YIELDING Florence JONATHAN YOUNG Madison ERICAJ.ZEIB Florence • GRADUATE HONORS. Dr. Joseph Thomas, Vice President for Academic AfTiars; Ryan Bralte, Turris Fidelis Award; ( ' iieryl Myrick, Keller Key; Laura AlliNon Lee, Keller Key; and President Robert Potts. Photo by Shannon Weill . 92Claa«M Seniors m-ze Reflections An essay on graduation Tho minute that you join tlu ' proci»ssion of proud graduate ' s ntan-hing into Flowers Flail to the rhythm of " Poiui) ;ui(i (.ircumstatu-e. " all the struggle ai (! pain of college will begin to fade into the background. The bad memories will start to recede one by one, and will be replaced by those of the peo- ple you met ;uul the good times you had. College diH s have its share of stmggles, tliough. Remember all those times you had to pull an all-nighter to get ready for a test you had at eight the next mon ing? Will you miss that fc el- ing of the anifici;il exc-itement that ' ivarin gives you before it wears off and leaves you sleepier than you ' ve ever been in your life? How alK)ut all the times a computer refused to print out your tenn pa( er that was due in the next class? These are not the things you will remember If you do they will go through that magical transformation which turns miser- able experiences from your past into stories that you will laugh- ingly lell your grandchildren about. What you will remember are the great times — how college makes you feel alive. You ' ll remember that chill in the air which a! " (1 the start of football season. You ' ll recall how yu ars were the first time you broke out of your parents ' mold and started building a life Un iiiii. .» ' ir. Voull think of the first time somebody actually issued you a credit CiUCl. Some of you will remember meeting the person you want to spend the rest of your life with. Engagement rings are a fixture on the college campus ;ls is married student housing. Ciraduation mtu-ks both an c-nd and a beginning. It symbolizes the end of any sense of irresponsibility one might have left. No longer will you he called a student. No longer will there be teachers or professors to guide you in your decisioits. Now, you will be expected to take your place among scx " iety as an equal partner. Graduation, then, marks the start of the rest of your life. It ' s a time when people start thinking about having families and set- tling down. Soon, you will be heading into what may well be a life-time career. These are some incredible changes. The ceremony offers an incredible time for refiection. What have you learned from 16 years of education? What will you do with that knowledge? Graduation also often produces an inc-redible sigh of relief. It ' s finally over, but something totally new is about to begin. A PENSIVE MO.MENT. A HprinK Kraduatp rrflertji on her rollpur ypar-s while awaitinK hrr diploma. Photo liv Shaiinun WpIN. ClaMcs93 Juniors Ak-Br ANITA AKERS Riissellvilk ' ME ' CrN ALACAKIR Florence STELLA ALDRIDGE Glen Allen APRIL ALLEN ' liexingtun HELEN ALLMAN Florence BRAD ALSUP Nauvoo ECEGO ARMSTEM) Sheffield CARLOS ARRIETA Florence LISHAAUSTLN Florence KERIM AYDIN Florence JASON AZBELL Muscle Shoals JOSEPH BAIZE Florence DAVID BAKER Ripley, Miss. RONDA BAKER Florence MIKE BARKHIFF Florence BRIANA BARNES Nhisclc Shoals R II KIT BARNE ' IT Adanisvillc CINDY BATES Florence BRANT BEAVER Tuscumbia MARY BELCHER Florence KELLI BENNETT Florence BARON BERRY Cypress Inn.Tenn. DHIMAN BHAITACHAR-IEE Florence JILL BISHOP Florenc ' e JILIEBIITENBENDER Florence MARUBUCKBl ' RN Anderson KEITH BLANKINSHIP ShelTleld BETHANY KIANTON (iillman CHARITY BOKTIIWICK Florence teki--sabhadi,!;y Decalot 94CUMM Juniors Brba !■»■ r ' AM)Rh:A BRAY nnrfnci ' .lOANNKBRfWat I pri ' S!. Inn, IVnn. MY KRIIKi(:S Kli)ivnr« " J ■M • :H BRo Horentc .IKKKYHR(m i Ann KhMN BR(m I ' inson .lOSKI ' H BICHANAN HDrcnco MATTIII ' rw BIKRIUrs Hiirencc TR.AO ' Bt RCHAM Bunmille, Miss. KACI CAOLE Florence Misn CAMPBELL Hazel Green TOM CARTCR ShefTield JENNIFER CATRON TUsrumhia BENJAMIN CHANEY Flcirence STACEY CHOAT Florence STl ' ARTCURK Muscle Shoals .V (iEL CLINGAN Florence CYVmiACOLE UwTenceburR. Tenn. TANYA COLMM RavselKilie TRESA CONDRA Corinth, Miss. ALICE COOK Florence JAMflS COOK |..iili..n N M((H)PER Florence MllfTTECORlM H ' rrni • S»HIYL RCOX Florem-e MICHELLE CROICH Meridiamilte rKfTRnCllATR XCIRTl.S JILi, iiAV POBT FToTMK MARSHA M-DWIDSON noRnee ClaMMM Juniors Da-Ha KAT DAVIS Florence SPAN DAVIS Florence BENJAMIN DUCHES Florence ANGEU EDDLEMAN Florence DIANE ELIFF Crump, Tenn. CATHERLENE ELLIS Florence CHRIS ERICKSON Huntsville DEDRA EZELL Loretto, Tenn. K. RLA FELKER Rogers iIle ALLISON FORI) Smithville, Miss. PAM FOSTER Decatur CHRISTY FRANKS Lutts, Tenn. NATALIE FRANKS Savannah, Tenn. WENDY FRANKS Lutts, Tenn. JENNY ' FULLER Florence KIM FILLER Russellville ADAH GANA Florence PATIENCE GANA Florence LEE GATLIN Killen RYAN GILCHREST Florence MARYGILLENTINE Florence WENDY GILLESPIE Florence NANCY GOFORTH Waterloo AMY GORDON Lexington JEREMY OOSSETT Florence TYIER GREER Florence KIMKERLY GRIMES Florence U)KI(iRISSOM l-clghton DEBORAH (.1 SSONI Fi(.r.-M(e LAYNE HALBROi KS Horeni ■ MCUmm Juniors Ha o MAKCJAKCT II AI.KY DANA IIAl.l. Floivncc GLORIA HAIX Florence DWIGHT HANKEY Vlnemont HOLIJ HARGROVE Klnn-nn ' ANNfTTK HARPER Florence JEANA HARRIS Shannon, Miss. K. TIE ll RRIS IwiwTeiicebur)!. Tenn. T.VMSHA HAR EY BirminRham KELLI aWES Decalur BETTY HE-AVEN lUscumbia HEATHER HIGDON Killcn AMY ' HOLLAND Florence NLATT HOLM US FInrence (■H RLt:S HOLT Florence MELINDA HOOD Goodspring, Tenn. STEPHEN HOOD Florenie TRISHA HI DSON Florend- ( HRIsn L HI USR ' Florence JAY HIMPHRIES Nina MARIE HIRREN !•.• ' ■■.. !.■ T. ' nn ■• ;• iiii HK Mlvv ' l ISGRAM SheRleld STEPHANIE IRONS PloTMKe BAKT ISRELL Killen iriSEI.miCE H if !fV« ' »V CUiMe«97 Juniors Jo-Mc APRIL JOINER Leighton DREW JONES North Cantim, Ohio LESLIE JUSTICE Florence SELENA KEENUM Florence STACY KEETON Florence MARYANDRA KENDALL-BALL Florence HEATHER KING Russellville ERIC KIRKMAN Panama City, Fla. MONICA KNIGHT Hamilton CARRIE LAMBERT luka, Miss. JEROME UMBERT Savannah, Tenn. HOLLIE LANIER Moulton CHRIS UWLER Sheffield JAMES LAWRENCE Florence WENDI UYMAN Florence GRETCHEN LEAVELLE Decatur AIAN LESLEY Muscle Shoals CHRISTY LEWEY Florence STEVEN LEWIS Florence CHRIS LIVINGSTON Florence KENNETH LOFTIN Montjiomery STEPHANIE LOGAN Florence BOBBY LUFFMAN lycxingtfln EVAN LULL Florence TARINA MABRY Birmingham CRAIG MARSH Florence DEANNA MARTIN Muscle ShoaU MASON MArrilEWS Killen TOBI MAYES Florence JULIE McAFEE Florence {MCbuwM Rajpjpelling The Thirst for Adventure Thrill-seeker seeks the ultimate adrenaline rush Thv thirst for advonturo — llial ' s tlu ' aiiswrr Jay TownstMul gives you when you ask hiiu why ho doos it. NMuU ho does is plunge over l()()-f(K)t c-Iiffs with only a ■ope ;md lumiess between him iuul cortiiin death. It ' s called appelling. The sport gets its name from the fatt that, as •ou " re hanging, you kick off the fai-e off the cliff iuid loosen wu " grip on the rope, which sends you plununeting down- rard until gra ity makes your ft et hit the cliff again. Titus, tHi rappel down the cliff. Townst nd started rappelling two years ago. " The first time ever rappelled wjjs from the tower here on campus as a lart of the Outdoor Education class I was taking, " he said. " I r«»t down that once, and the next thing I knew, I was out aiLL-SEEKEK. Jay Townspnd nhows oTT his rapprUinR equipmpnt Md kaa ritiojrrd rappelling for ncveral yrars. Photo by Shannon jD . with one of my fraternity hrolhers ;uul we just happened to have some equipment with us. Neither one of us really knew what we were doing, but we took off down to ( " off« e Cave, where there ' s about ;ui HO- to }K)-foot face, and rapix ' lled. " Naturally, in a sport that puts your life on the line every time out, you want to make sure you have the best equip- ment you c;ut get. Townsend sjiys he has found the essential tools to be only moderately expensive, though he hasn ' t cut any safety conters. " hi a sport like this, where there is a high risk involved, you try to get the best just to be on the safe side. I mean it ' s your life you ' re playing with. " This is certain- ly tme, especially where the rope is concerned, which, if it breaks, c;ut send you plummeting to your death, ' ' 1iat I ' ve got is a 2(K)-foot Bluewater rope which is some of the best rope you can buy, " he said. As soon as you get good at rappelling, the next step is to try to find new and challenging places to do it. " I ' ve gone up to this place in the Cumberland Recreation Area in Tennessee called the Stone Door where there ' s what ' s prob- ably about a 180-foot face. That was the first time I had ever done anything that high. Everylhing had been at least less than half that. I didn ' t have anybody down below on belay. It was very out of control. You felt kind of like a twig in the wind. You couldn ' t really jump out because it was just too scary. Once I got about halfway down, though, everything was cool. " Townsend has had his share of scary experiences, but he has no problem deciding which one was the worst. " I was at this abandoned rock quarry just norih of Birmingham. It was probably about a 110-foot face or so and it was pretty much straight down. I was going down it. and the next thing I knew, my shirt got caught in the eight ring. I was stuck. You can ' t go up juid you ciui ' t go down. I just started looking for a place where I could stand up and take some prt« sure off the rope so I could feed it up and get my shirt untan- gled. " Townsend didn ' t stop after this, though. After all, there ' s no ni.sh if there ' s no fear. An addiction to the adrenaline rush is just like any other addiction. It takes more and more to give that nish to you. Town.send has found a way to make rapi)elling even more exciting. It ' s called rappelling " . ti.ssie Style. " In this, you go off fact»-first. You ' re basically miming down the face of the cliff. " It ' s fun, " he said. " You can go down sideways, front- wards, all different kinds of ways. " What ' s next. .lay. skydiving? By Matt Pettus ClMMat9 Jumqrs Mc-Pa lANDlS McBRIDK FhiriMicc MKLVAM(( ' AliTM;V HuiUsvillf NEAh McCOy Floreiuc SUS. N McCRELESS Florence URCELLE McDANlEL Florence AMYMcDOUGLE Muscle Shoals SCOrr McGEE Tishomingo, Miss. MONICA McMICKEN Russellville SHAWN McMICKEN Russellville LAIRA McRIi Floi BRIAN MERCER Walnut, Miss. DAVID MILLER Florence SUSAN MILLER Russellville R. ZZA MITCHELL .Muscle Shoals (YNDI .MO.VTGOMERY Collinwood, Tenn. CINDY MOODY Florence KRISTI MOODY Florence nANESIIA MOODY Fliircncc .IK.WV MOORE Micliic. Tcnii. D.WID MORRIS Selnicr. Tenn. BRAD MORROW Florence MELISSA MORROW Cypress, Inn, Tenn. JILL MI ' RI ' HY Florence I ' ETE NELSON Florence AMY NICHOLS Hackleburg JENNIFER OLEHAM Florence AMELIA OWEN Florence JANICE PACE lijsciimbia KAIil ' ' VK h BRIAN I ' AN.Si 1 New Albany, Miss lOOClMM Juniors Pa-Se AU.ISON I KKS M KSHA1,I. WRRISH Horenci- S1 ;iF0N J WSSMORK Florence SHKLLKV PATTERSON Rve Points, Tenn. WKNONA PATn ' :RS()N (iulden, Miss. »C RL PETERS Florence KIM PEn:RS()N Florence ASliVAJi PINSON Florence .lESMFEK POPK Cheroke ' MKKI POTTS Florence DARREN POUNDERS Russellville st1 ' :n pounders Florence IM)I (i PRICE Corinlh, Miss. CAMILLA PRINCE Florence WR.A PRUET Collimvood, Tenn. LYDIAQUILLEN Killen SI ' S.VNRAGLAND Florence K.H RAilMVN Florenc-e THOMAS BRITT RANDOLPH Bremen CLANCY RATLIFF " Flon-nce APRIL REED Florence KELI REED Florence M TTRIClin ' ' nce ' .iNXRIDtNOUR .Athem JANICE RKK» Florence SERENA RISNER ' TWin. . ' IGERS Mm. CImms lot Fall Play A Measurable Success The Department of Communications and Tlieatre scores anotlier liit November 9-11 brought the campus a generous helping of Shakespeare, as well as another glimpse of the abundant talent found in the University ' s Communications and Theatre Department, with the production of Measure for Measu re. " Mesur for Mesur " by " Shaxberd, " as it was Usted in the Revels Accounts in 1604, was brought to stage at Norton Auditorium by Dr. John O ' Connor, 17 university actors, and a staff of dedicated crew members. Measure for Measure is one of Shakespeare ' s more obscure plays, enjoying none of the familiaiity of the ever-popular Romeo and Juliet or Macbeth. It does, however, share with many of the renowned playwright ' s w orks such timeless themes as love, lust, piety, lechery, and the moral judgement which surrounds them all. As actor Steifon Passmore said, " Though the language is centuries old, the themes are quite modem. " Lucio, the character described by Shakespeare himself as " Fantastic, " was by far the most captivating and comical of tl characters. Passmore, who gave a riveting performance £ Lucio, is a genuine veteran of the theatre departmen Grinning wickedly, he confessed his appreciation for his cha acter: " Yeah, I ' m going to miss Lucio. He ' s so deliciously low. " Amber Joly was beautiful and convincing as the aptly name bawd, Mistress Overdone. As her tapster, Pompey, Brian Peac played his comically bawdy character to the hilt, effective! employing his hilarious facial expressions. Even though newcomers to the stage, the male and femal leads. Matt Henry as the Duke and Ashley Miles as Isabella ga truly stellar performances. It is not surprising that Miss Mile was so effective in the portrayal of her pious character, esp( cially in light of her commentaiy: " I liked my character a lo She was, like, me made-over. " Many of the male actors were impressive playing multipl roles: Jeff Leide, Heath Rochester, Brian Peace, Rick Suarez, a well as Mike Reynolds. Jeff Leide was particularly endearing i his role as the ale-drinking Master Froth, and Steven Thoma performance as Bemardine, the intemperate prisoner who mai aged to be too drunk to be put to death, was exceptiona Michael Reynolds exhibited great versatility in his portrayal c two very diverse characters. He played the nitwit Constabl Elbow and the wise old gentleman Varrius with equal skil lending credulity to both personalities. The acting company included many first time performer including Ivan David Miller, Aaron Thompson, Steven Thoma! Cassie Hollis, Brian Hubbard, Heath Rochester, and Jonatha Nobles. These appear to be valuable additions to the theatr department, combining their talent with that of the more sei soned veterans. Two such familiar faces are those of Jennife Steen and Elaine Meares, whose acting abilities have bee exhibited in past university performances as well. Measure for Measure was Dr. O ' Connor ' s firs Shakespearean production, an undertaking that many director would surely consider intimidating. The production, howevei scHMued to go incredibly smoothly, and direction was cleaily tli niai k of exceptional talent. Dr. O ' Connor ' s simple yet emblem ali( set was counterbalanced by elaborate costuming, am effective lighting. He noted that, " Shakespeare and his conteiii I)orary playwrights left much to the imagination of their audi ence...my design takes advantage of many [such] conventions. Alice Gross, Norton Auditorium ' s technical adviser, is to hi complimenled on the effectual lighting design. The play ervjoyed a relatively large turnout, having an audi ence of over ()0() mentbers on opening night. P om audition: until the culmination of three evenings of perfornuxnce, Di O ' Coruior and his cast and crew spent roughly nine weeks ii intense preparation. Such diligence, along with the talent (lis played, was admired and appreciated by audiences wh( seein (l genuinely impressed by the performances, fuid indeet Willi the entir( production. By SARAH PH KENf REn;.SING THK r)i;PITY. lHal..ll;i foilH AiiKelo ' tt devJouH plan by turning down hitt propoNition. i ' hotn by SliHiinon W IIh. lOl! ( liism-N Juniors SeSu SHANK SKNKBEIL I ' hil CamplH-ll KMRAII SKKAI. TAMMY SIIAKBITT VAN SHEN Fli r ncp KKISTI SHIELDS Mimlton lASESIDDAl-L Klori ' ncc (IIKIS SIMMONS New Altaiiy, Miss. CI-EKHViE SIMMONS Florence CHRISTI SIMPSON RasM-IMIIe TONTA SIMPSON Hoa-nce KI.I7.ABfrni SLEIXJE ShefTield GREG SMALLWOOD MuMle Shitals SHANNON SMA1.LW00D noirilce AI.I.EN LEE SMITH Hiireiice AMBER SMITH Hanceville DENESE SMITH Ru.ss llville RUNEE SMITH Elorencp OW-EN SPiriCARI) Killeii BRANDY SPIRES Florence JENNIFER STEFFEN Hunl ! il|p ALEX STEPHENSON ■ ' " ' It i; lhl LN.SON . M-1.-..1A STOCKTON SheflteM KIMBERLVST017 Florencr UIRASTOIT rtonttct nSRV STRANGE BooMvlUe, Mlii. ROBOrrSTWCKLAND rloraiot THERESA osnunajN SxvMtnah. T nn. ■ ' .S OmmemKa Juniors Su-Wh SARAH EL1Z. BETH SLTHERLAND Florence PHILIP SZATALOWICZ Florence KRISTl TAPP Florence J. SON TAYLOR Florence KRISTl TERRY FLorence DAVID THOMPSON Sheffield TAMMY THOMPSON Lexington JULIE THORNE Kilien TIFFANY THURMAN Florence DETATIDWELL Kilien ERIC TOMASOVIC Florence DANITATRENTELMAN Sulligent JANET TRUITT Lexington MISTY TUCKER Fulton, Miss. MUZAFFER EREN UGUR Florence SHANNON UPTAIN Cherokee LORI VANDIVER Florence CAREAVEST Falkville BENJAMIN VICE Florence BRL NVILBORG Muscle Shoals A. MICHELLE WALDREP Town Creek MELINDA WALDROP Florence TINA WALTER Florence VALERIE WARD Florence WADE WATKINS Florence MONICA WEBB MuMle Shoals ASHLEY WfMXH Florence CHRISTI WHITE Loretto, Tcnn. JOHN WHITE Florcnic MISTY WHITE Anderson 104ClaMWS NightLife What The Shoals offers something for everyone T.iiminu out wall dost ' friciKLs. «laiu ing 111 tlu ' swi ' at drips I I i ri ' iir ftvrt ' lu ' iid. nuKlling with a signiruanl oilier, ;uul L pmiK-hing down on your first real nwal of the week at a ' x-al eatene are all juiswers to the question of " What ;u-e we going 1 ilii tonight " " It Ls a pro en fact that all college students need to unwind and kke a break on the week- (id from the e er ' day has- es of life. Some students kay find themselves less- lan-exrited at the thoughts f planning their evenings. Lit if one really wants to Ih xposed to the whole col- •ge experience then one lould realize that in col- e the word " weekend " is anonymous with compli- tled plans of deciding here to go and how to do The Nightclub Scene S) you Mv rea ly to metl )ine new friends, dance nfil the early morning )urs, hear some g Kxl linal iiids, and yell over the usic all evening. Then ■ad to one of the area ul s such as Desperado ' s, lub XIII. or the Fillin ' at ion. All of these clubs sh out fun like a good ■Ipmg of your grajulmoth- s mashed potatoes for ly student who is ready to .e (in the edge and head ross the Tenness«H ' River lese clubs are famous for iving .Mens and Ladies " ghts, and they u.se the ight neon-colored fliers hich are tacked in every assroom to broadcast ho ' s coming to town mrl hen to be there A -DISM.M, " KVKMM; (HT. Thi- w» at Cliib XII on a wprkrnd. Club XII frat Pholo b) lanry Ratlirf. Dinner and A Movie r sometimes just din- r) If on Friday evening you find yourself starving and realize that u have not indulged in a gcKKl meal all week, you have many ' ■ es of restaurants available like Princetons, Court Street Calahans. or the newly-openefl JX Scott ' s, all of which fea- ra friendly atmosphere and a small wait b«?fore being seated. Each is known for something special Princeton ' s is home to baby back ribs ;uul huge plates of nachos, while Court Street Cafe delivers huge helpings of chicken tenders to its customers. Calahan ' s pro ides ;ui experienc-e of a two-story restaurant which lets customers dine on large hamburgers, and the delicious combo platter of fried pickle chips, beer-battered cheddar, fried mushrooms, and chicken tenders. .J.C " . Scott ' s has a wide variety of selections from an appetizer which is a large fried onion blossom to many varieties of sand- wiches and salads. If after dinner you feel like a movie, then the ;u-ea ' s three movie theatres offer a wide variety of the newest releases. 3. Something Different When you ' re tired of the usual — going out to eat and clubbing — you can always try some of the more unique activities Florence has to offer. You can play tennis in the park or you can try out one of the area ' s putt-putt golf courses. For the health-nut, there are several gyms in the area. And then, there is always bowling. Lauderdale Lanes on Florence Boulevard has provided a fun place to bowl for many years. If all else fails to tempt you, then for the nature-lover Uiere is no better diversion than a day at the lake. .Jet-Skiing, water-skiing, sailing, and bass fishing are some of the main attractions of the kx ' al waterwa.vs. As ou can see. the Shoals provides a little something for everylxKly to do on the weekend. So, if your last weekend out was not as ! • d, then give it another try because there is a wni i i- ties. Odds are, you will find something to .suit you. By Allison Stack and Matt Pettus band known as " Thp Uiomalfi " prrformii urpH a vaiirl) of local bandv rvpr wprk. ClMMSlOS Body Art Leaving a Creative Mark Tattoos allow some students a ' Walk on the Wild Side ' Native Americans used tattoos in rites of passage. Certain African cultiues pierce their bodies with bone to make themselves more attractive. Students are doing it " just because. " " It makes a statement, " Adam, a tattoo artist for Quad Cities Tattoo, says. " Besides, it looks cool and is rebellious. " Adam is covered from wrist to wrist with a collage of tattoos, many he gave to himself Fraternity members have their Greek letters tattooed on their person to signify a loyalty that lasts a lifetime. Jason Wommack, a Sigma Chi, says, " When people comment that it will be there for the rest of my life, I tell them I will be a Sigma Chi for the rest of my Ufe. " Sports fans show the teams they root for total loyalty and admiration. Dan Sides, a sophomore majoring in marine biolo- gy, has two tattoos: one of the Miami Dolphins and another of the Auburn Tigers. " A buddy dared me to do it. He said he ' d pay for it if I got one. So I did it, and a month later I went and got another tattoo. It ' s a thrill; one that lasts a lifetime. It ' s also addic- tive, " Sides said. Engineering major Wendy Richey decorated her back with a sun and moon. " I got the tattoo because I thought it was cool. I love suns and moons. They ' re all over my apartment, " said Richey. Others have body art that symbolizes something to them. Chris Rohling, Flor-Ala photographer, has an ankle tattoo dedicated to the buffalo. " I have wanted a tattoo since I was little but I never got one. Then a friend intro- duced me to Indian rock drawings. I designed it ADIDAS FOREVER? Jason Adams ' tattoo romm ' niorat s his favorite brand of ath- letic xhoeft. Photo by Greg BiKKers. " RIB-BIT. " Roberra Brown shows off her froR tattoo on her rif ht shoulder. Photo by Christophpr Rohling. myself and had it done, " Rohling said. " It ' s of the sun, buffalo and Sun God. A dedication to the buffalo. " Pierced body parts include navels, noses, eyebrows, tongues and lips. Adam, of Quad Cities Tattoos says, " The piercings arc just cool. I like them. " Richey also has a piercing. Her nave holds a ring. " I got my belly button done because I think it look; sexy. I ' ve also wanted it for about three years now. " Prices are not a deterrent of the body art. Navel rings cos $45 and up, tongue piercing is $90 or more and nose rings cai cost anywhere from $25 to $50. " I would have paid $100 to hav( my belly button pierced, " Richey said. Tattoos can cost thousands of dollars. Back pieces with a lo of detail require much time and ink. Smaller pieces cost any where from $25 to $200. The price depends on detail and size. Whether it ' s a tattoo or a piercing, body art is not a fading fad. Art is always changing and growing. This is one form des tined to grow and stay on the body forever. By Windy Hoot i M KWClSMM Juniors Wh-Yo KKNSKm wimm ShefHeld MARTIN WUITTEN Florence MATnifrW ' WlGINTON Ulen, Miss. KIMELANMLEY Un lto, Tenn. CHRISTY WILLCinr TWumbU SHEILA WILLIAMS New Sit«, Miss. ANNA WILSON Florence CHIP WOOD Florence MAVTAWOOD Golden. Miss. TIMOTHY WOOD Golden, Miss. KAREN WOODSTOCK Huntsville JOHN WRIGHT Florence BERTUG YENISEHIRLIOGLU Florence SHANNON YOUNG Florence VICKIE YOL ' NG Bumsville, Miss. 107 An-Br ASHLEY ANDERSON Florence MATTHEW ' ANDERSON Florence MUSTAFA ANGAY Florence MICHAEL ANTHONY Chattanooga, Tenn. LYNN ARMOUR Florence AMANDA ARMSTRONG New Market CHAD AUSTIN Savannah, Tenn, CINDY AUSTIN Savannah, Tenn. IREM AYBERKIN Florence MICHAEL BARBER Muscle Shoals JAMES H. BARNETT, JR. Florence ROBERT BASS Florence JILL BFj M Rogersville DANIEL BEARD Harvest JULIE BfjWERS Lexington KRISBl Florence JENNIFER BIAS Selmer, Tenn. CHANC BUCK Florence ATINA BLAKHl.Y .Athens RACHEL BOBO Florence SENGUL BOCEK Florence ALISON BOCKING Florene ALISA BOLDING Florence Bh-VERLY BORDEN ShefTield MELISSA BRADFORD Florence CHUCK BRAY MuMtle Shoals CHAD BREWEIi Florence KBISTI BRf)LS.SARD Florence CAACIK BROWN TUscumbla UlIRIE BROWN Florence 108 ClaMcs Sophomores Br-Cr AMY BROWNING HorTiicc MAnBIRCHAM shcfncw Kl SSKIX Bl RKS Horemi- TAYLOR BIRNS Florence SHKRITABITI.KR Mum ' Ip Shoals !m:PHANIE BYUI) Klorence AMANDA CAGLE Meridianville K(K AKMAKC1 Klorenro Al.MSON CAIN Wixxiville AMANDA CMAT-RT florcncc MARVCAMPBKLL Tuw-n Crwk CANDY CANNON Decatur JASON CARD Killen scorn ' CARGILE Florence M.ARK CARPFATER Florence ANNELLECASPERS Florence JASON CHILDRESS TWn Creek AMBER CIUUCH Florence AMi- CURK Muscle Shoals TINA COATS Muscle Shoals JENNIFf;RC0BB Tniss 1lle TRAO ' COGGINS Florence JON COLLI M Sheffield RM(Ari rr)VT)RCT i J. ' i. ■- MttScl«Shnal JENNIFER COOSEH OX KMII.V( RAWTORD Florence DAWN CRIPPEN Moreoce l ?iM CROWDER Tu CUmc«I09 Sophomores Da-Fu LAURA BETH CRUMP Florence GINGER DANIEL Iron City, Tenn. JAMALI DAVIS Florence JAAIIE DAVIS Moulton TARA DAVIS Leoma, Tenn. EMRE DERELI Florence YIDONG Florence JULIE DOSS Florence ASHLEY DOWNEY Tuscumbia JOSH DU-NCAN Florence MICHELLE ECKI. Florence CHRISTINA EDENS Florence BANU ELIBOL Florence QUINTON EMERSON Florence CHRISTI ERWIN Muscle Shoals JASON EVANS Athens PENNY EVANS Corinth, Miss. KRISTI FARR Russellville ROD FARRAR Fulton, Mis.s. MELANIE FLANAGAN Tuscumbia TONY FORTENBERRY Florence JANA FOSTER Florence BETTY FRANKS Savannah, Tenn. JODY FRANKS LutLs, Tenn. SHAYNA FRANKS Florence LAMONT FREEMAN Florence PATRICK FREEMAN Florence RACHEL FROST Town ' reek CAR! ' liVK. Mu.vle Si iK CHERHIKILl.i;!; FloriMKc 1 10 (;i Working It Out A Summer with Mickey Witt beats tough competition for a job at the ' Happiest Place on Earth ' ' onie college students sjiend their summers trapped in bor- bing part-time jobs while dreanting of g( tting away for a few days to relax in some place exciting and fun like a leme park. EJetter yet. what if your part-time job were at a »eme park? Or even better, what if your job were at t]ie biggest leme park in the world, Walt Disney World? One sophomore amed . ndrea Witt fulfilled this dream by working, living, and la ' ing in one of the itiost magicjil places in the world. Witt sought the opportunity to capture this dream afler she )oke with a distiUJt relative who had worked for Disney World. was then that she was told al)out the college program that is vailable to students which gives them the opportunity to work t Disney World while earning up to nine hours credit for rhool. The program is extremely difficult to get involved with ec-ause it is so competitive 0 er 15.000 students apply every fall in order to be interviewed for the 3,000 positions that are available. There is a series of three interviews wliich involve one-on-one conversations and even 20-minute interviews over the phone. Witt was lucky enough to be selected from 200 can- didates just in Alabama for a summer job with Disney. She spent three months at Walt Disney World working as much as sixty hours a week as a cashier in the restaurant " Pinocchio ' s Village Haus " in the Fantasyland section of the Magic Kingdom. Witt said, " It was an amazing experience; I waited on people from all over the world. Sometimes conmiunication was diffi- cult, but I was taught one thing . . . the customer is always right. " Another opportunity was that Witt was able to live with four other roommates in Vistaway Condos which are made available to Disney employees for a fee. " The condos were wonderful. We had workout centers, bas- ketball courts, tennis courts, and swimming pools that were for our use. It was approximately 3,000 college students living in the same community. It was great! Everyone was so diverse, for example, take my roommates. They were from Colorado, Texas, Idaho, and Tennessee, " said Witt. Of course, Witt still keeps in contact with the friends that she made over summer. In fact, her phone bill for October was an impressive three hundred dollars. The feelings are mutual though; Witt receives letters and phone calls from her friends all the time. When Witt and her friends got the chance to have a little fun, they really etyoyed it. She said, " Running around in the park after everyone left was really fun. We couldn ' t ride tb ' ride ; but the park was so pretty wi th all of the lights still on One of her best memories of the summer was the ni);hi that the college students graduatetl and received their " Ducktrine " from the program. Witt reveals " They [Disney] closed MGM, the studios, and we danced in the streets for hours. It was fan- tastic. " The experience of working for Disney is one that Witt will eryoy again as she is working in the Magic Kingdom again at Christmas. Witt al.so hopes to return again next summer, and possibly work with the animals on Main Street USA or work at the tropical Discovery Island. This is very exciting for Witt who is an animal lover and a pre-vet m jor. If those options do not work out. she may be dre.s.sed as a Disney character roaming the park and hugging children. Whatever she does, she is sure to love her job because she " I will l op loving Disney and wanting to visit or i k there- . y after this sunmier. " By Allison Stack KEY . ND ME. Andrea Witt sntilrs with Mirkey Moa r In front of I ' -rrllas raittlp In W»lt r i.«iney World. Photo roortM) of Andrra Witt. CUaMaUl Sophomores Ri JASON FULLER Tuscumbia HEATHER GASQUE Muscle Shoals JAYGL NNATOS Florence BRONSON GLOVER Florence SARA GRASS Florence LAUREL GRAY Florence HEATH GRIMES Florence GINA GURGANUS Florence TUGSEL GUROL Florence ERKAN GUSAR Florence ADRIENNE HACKWORTH Florence CHASTA HAGOOD Town Creek BURCIN HACI HALIL Florence ANDREA HA1.L Russellville BETH HALL Florence LEUORN HARBIN Florence MELANIE HARGETT Florence JOHN J. HARMOND Lawrenceburg, Tenn. TAMMIE HARVTLLE Florence FARHAN HASANALI Florence KEELAN HASTINGS Florence MELISSA HICKMAN Lawrenceburg, Tenn. FRANK HILL Florence SONVA HILL Florence COURTNEY HOIKJE Florence GWHW HOGAN Sheffield TRACIE HCKJAN Florence KELLY HOLDEN Florence LESLIE HOLIFIELD Savannah, Tenn. CHRISTIE HOLIANI) Florence 112CUMM Sophomores Ho-Li KIKK HOLLAND Hiirfncf AVn H(X)I) Florpnce MKLISSA HOVATER Mu-scle Shoals TKRRY llffTSmiER Kcmlap CHRISTY HKiHFS Florence TAWANDA HUMPHRY Florence IF SICA HLTCHERSON Florence MICHAEL HITCHINS Panama City. Fla. AARON IRONS Savannah, Tenn. TARIQ ISIAM Florence COPHIA JACKSON Florence ANGIE JOHNSON Savannah, Tenn. BRANDON JOHNSON ' Discumbia LAT.1SHA JOHNSON Florence UI;REN CLAIRE JOHNSON HunUville SCOTT JOHNSON Florence AMBER JOLY Muscle Shoals KATRINA JONES Klllen JOSHl A R KELLEY Wa T esh«n . Tenn. SAMMMI J KELLEY Hiirence Jl LIE KENNEDY LawTenreburt TVnn. VMirr KFANEDY |j» ' - DEI ' . ' Timni reek SM.lIFKIMnRniGH Mav:le Shoals ANGEU KITTKELL Florence JASON KORVCKO RnHersville SENAYKISDEMIR Florence STEX ' EN LEE Florence ' -•:RI LINTON ■ nee lis Television Time Soap Opera Madness Taking control of our afternoons and our nights It ' s 11:56 a.m. and your class got out six minutes late. Do you stop to chat with your friends about how long the professor talked? NO WAY! Why, you ask? You have to hurry back to your dorm room and catch the latest installment of your favorite soap opera at noon. Whether it be " Days of Our Lives, " " As the World Turns, " " General Hospital, " or even " Melrose Place, " soap operas have the undeniable ability to capture any unsuspecting college stu- dent ' s attention through their twisted plots, beautiful couples, and tough vixens. Stolen kisses, unsolved murders, love triangles, demon pos- session, and even trips back in time are some of the fascinating ploys used by soap opera writers to attract view- ers. These ploys attract not only housewives, but college students who are relaxing after their classes in the University Center or those who are grabbing a quick lunch in their dorm room. There are even some students on campus who have tried to plan their schedules around their favorite soap; or, if they cannot watch, they record it. One student who refused to be named reported that " . . .in the dorms there was an almost eerie silence on her floor while ' General Hospital ' was on. " Others often gather with friends in one domi room to view their favorite show together and sound off their opinions on what should happen to their favorite characters. Some students, however, still prefer to watch their soap alone like senior Lanna King. " I don ' t like it when people in the dorm yell at the television, and I can ' t hear what ' s being said, " she said. There is and always has been a massive following from young viewers of " soap couples " who are perfect in every way except for one minor flaw such as a bad hair day. In the 1983 Diorama soap story, students struggled with the question " Can Luke really face life without Laura? " Now, students know that Luke and Laura survived as the supercouple that is still display- ing its star quality on " General Hospital. " The mid 1980s brought Steve and Betsy together on " As the World Turns. " During the late 1980s, Bo and Hope and Patch and Kayla from " Days of Our Lives " were all the rage. Today, Austin and Kari reign as star-crossed lovers who were torn apart by their conniving siblings on " Days of Our Lives " while " General Hospital " has amassed a huge following with LISTEN CAREFULLY-This group of soap viewers demands complete silence while watch ing " Days of Our Lives. " Photo by Lacey Howard. Robin and the HIV positive Stone. Monday evening ' s television also causes students to hoi their breath with the continuing saga of Billy and Allison froi " Melrose Place. " Of course, Thursday evening ' s " ER " ca always tear any good college student ' s attention away froi their studies in order to keep up with the couple of the week. One cannot forget the femme fatales who reign over thes " soaps " with their undeniably charming bad girl qualitie! " Melrose Place " features several sexy villains who will do ani thing to get to the toj Heather Locklear poi trays the infamous rol of Amanda Woodwan a strong business exe( utive who is willing t break hearts and arm to reach her goals. The daytime has it fair share of female vi lains that are loved an hated by viewers. On vixen of the afternoo is Shelia Carter of " Th Bold and the Beautiful who has killed psychic trists, lied to everyon kidnapped newbor babies, and seduce legions of men fo whatever she wants The character of Sheli Carter was so popula that fans followed th character from " Th Young and the Restless " to " The Bold and the Beautiful " Sami Brady of " Days of Our Lives " reigns as one of the mos hated women on daytime because she tricked her sister ' boyfriend into believing he was the father of her child. Wendy Spivey, a sophomore, agrees that Sami is one of th most hated women on television. " She is a bad actress, and he role always causes stupid problems, " said Spivey. Opinions lik these of Sami Brady and the other " bad girls " run rampant o this campus. Watching soap operas is a strangely addictive pastime. S ' remember, the next time you are channel surfing on a lonel afternoon, you might get hooked by stopping on a channel tha has beautiful people who are wearing slightly over-the-top oul fits and are unaware of the subtle, yet dramatic music in th background. Soon, you too will be ditching friends after clas and living for an hour in a world of intrigue, deception, an( romance known as the soap opera. By Allison StacI lUCIaaaea Sophomores U-Pe WAV E LINVILLE itIoo , i. YAU)NG Andpnon SIM NEI LOU Florence VANESSA LOVELACE Florenre JIM LOWERV, JR. florenre MARCIA LUFFMAN Ethridne, Ttnn. flARL MACK Florence FREDERICK MADDOX Millport DEBBIE MAY Florence JEFF McCORD Florence DANIEL McFALL Florence DUSTY MEDLOCK Meridiamllle ROB MICHAEL Killen BRYAN MITCHELL Adamsville, Tenn. MONTE MONTGOMERY Floranoe ANDREA MIUPHY RusselMlle ANN MURPHY Florence TABITHANEAL Killen JOEY ' NIEDERT Florence ADAM NESMITH Florence REMINEWBOUSE Rocersvtlle CHI HO NG Florence ARLECIA NORWOOD Leoina,T iiL HANDEOZENC rtonmof jDwirotnutKBt JENNIFER FMUtlSH FloitMe KEUMnOH Florence SI SAN rsaaoH Florence AMYMYNE lAOONOaPBOUEB Oitod,lllii. 115 Sophomores Pe-Sh KIMBERLY PERKINS Florence TONYPEERY Florence BRYAN PETTITT Decatur SARAH PICKENS Bethel Springs, Tenn. CHERON Pins Florence DEANNE PLEMMONS Huntsville EMILY POPE Tuscumbia LESLIE PRUDHOMME Muscle Shoals JAMIE PRUin luka, Miss. JENNIFER RAGAN Florence AMY RANDOLPH Florence ANGEU RATLIFF Florence STACY RATLIFF Florence BRIAN RHODES Florence JASON RICH Collinwood, Tenn. HEATHER RICHARDSON Florence KERRY RICHARDSON Columbia, Tenn. TERA RICHARDSON Florence CINDY ROBERTS Decatur CHRISTOPHER ROHLING ShefTield BRIAN ROWLEY Florence JARROD RUSSELL Town Creek CRISSY SAINT Ru sellville LESLIE SANDLIN Florence SINAN SARICAOGLU Florence SELENA SCOOIN ' ni.w ' umhia MKI.lNDASCOrr niscumbU JOtLSHAii HiKli I i-iK ' e MISTY D.. lip 116 Sophomores Sh-Uz TARASHEmEU) Klorfnrc SMIRI.nAl.l.KS S.ninn.ili Tir!. .I ,MIN SIMMONS MuM ' lr Sh(utls DtlANNA SIMMS Florence JAMI SIMS Ri)f{rr«ille JAIME SISK BROOKS SMITH Sheffield CHRISTOPHER SMITH " njscumbia CHRISTY SMITH Musrle Shoals KEITH SMITH Florence AMANDA SOirra Cloverdale ALLISON STACK Florence J.VSON STAGGS Florence KATIE ST :WART Florence TONTASTOWE Florence DENEAL STRICKLIN ■d. Tenn. IKICKLIN iMinnah, Tenn. MVSnBBS Florence CORE TA« l oretU). Ttnn. STEVEN THOM.AS Florence MLUAM THOMPSON Muscle Shoab AMANDA T1I) T.LL Florence SCOTT TODD iii-n Miss. f:Kv: ' ' ' IKAPP n{Kf:R KoflenviUe 1 HKMISALTUCKEB Ml I ilK TUCKER K .■.•--. I lie l ' .i:; s TILL CUaMsll? Sophqmore Ve-Wi TONIAVESS Muscle Shoals WINDI VINSON Florence MICHAEL WADE Montgomery JAMIE WALUCE Cherokee AMY WATSON TUpelo, Miss. JAIME WATTS Florence LORl WEBSTER Owens Cross Roads CARRIE WELLS Tuscumbia BETH mwn Tuscumbia JASON WTLCOXSON Harvest MELISSA WISER Florence 118CIMMS ROAR Radio Gooooood Morning, UNA! Campus radio station takes to the air waves X Xou are listening to the WIJNA radio network on Cable Y Channel 15. " With these words by Station Manager JL. Kirk I ierre on April 10, twenty years of talk luid wish- til thinking beeaine reality as a ranipus radio station finally went on the air. Ironically, while )lan after plai had gone up in tmoke, a station was in the end he result of an off-hand remark )y a student in Dr. Edward • " oote ' s Conim 328 class. rogram Director Ron Lindsey xplaine l it this way: " One da ire were just talking about hou t would be nice to have a can - )us station and Dr. Foote nien- ioned the new canipus univer- rity cable system. Suddenly, it ust clicked. " The cable system was the ey, according to the news irector for the spring semester, ■ cott Rawlinson. " Getting a iwer was always the big obsta- cle. A tower is very expensive — hen there ' s the problem of get- ing an FM frequency in this irea since the airwaves are ilready so crowded. " By broad - asting over the campus cable fystem. Dr. Foote and his class masoned, they could get around he expen.se and avoid all the TC red tape. With the class low seeing the light at the end i the tunnel, their idea look off ke a rocket Eventually, according to indsey. Dr. Foote decided to eplace his usual Hnal assign- nent with work on the radio tation. " We were a pretty small clas,s and so there was a »lace for everyone. Tliere were several staff positions and ive disc-jockejrs. " After the test mn on .April 10. the station began a .s he(lulc »f five two-to-three hour broadcasts a week. The starting Toup of five DJs was given a choice of the style of music ' ' ' . which resulted in a somewhat eclectic n. On her show, Kim Lawson bombarded he campus with fragments from the country music explo- •THE STUKMA.N " IS ON THK AIR. Paul lUvprstirk »p|prl« thf next KonK during hiR ohow on RO.AR radio. Photo b C ' hriittopher Rohlinn. sion. p]laine Meares and Ritchie Bittinger played classic rock. Darrell McCollum ' s show managed to combine the best of blues rock and R B, and Ryan Patterson brought the week to a close with songs from the ' 70s and ' 80s. In the fall, the station now- called ROAR Radio, was still going strong. The deejays for the fall semester were Paul llaverstick of Athens; James Hoesly of Scottsboro; David Hayes of Florence; Jennifer Johnson of Booneville, Miss.; Ronnie Lindsey of Centar Star, and Andrew Tinsdale of Grenville. Kim Spears was sta- tion manager. During the fall, the station broadcast for five hours a day (from 10 a.m. to noon and 4-7 p.m.). News was given at ten minutes before the hour and and weather was given every half-hour. Thursdays were reserved for sports with Stacy Hair, a senior from Muscle Shoals. Dr. Edward Foote of the communications department m sees the possibility of expan- sion for ROAR Radio in the future. It could become a com- mercial radio station or a public radio station. " If it has to oper- ate as a public service in the model of National Public Radio like WQPR, then we can handle that. There are advantages to commercial radio though. Actually, that is the trend even for public stations. It seems appropriate that campus sta- tions become commercial. Rf)n Lindsey is glad to be a part of the team that is laying the foundation. " It sort of feels like we ' re doing pirate radio right now since everything is sf) small-scale, but this is ju.st the beginning. " said Lindsey. " It feels nice to be in on the ground Hoor of something that ' s going to get bigger in the future. " By Matt Pettus and Julie Payne Cla« t«s 1 19 Freshmen Ad-Bi ,I i IKS AUKIN Florenrc BlilAN ALDUIDGt; Florence HICII) ALFOIU) Florence RACHAEL.ALLBBl ' ; llui AUSKUA AOTf™ luka, Miss. HICR.ANALTINOK Florence ILKERENISAKKAYA Florence SEHZATAKSAR Florence ANTHONY ANDERSON Florence JAIME ANDREWS Florence QLINTAARMSTEAD Florence BENJAMIN ARMSTRONG Florence CISELY ARMSTRONG Florence AI.I ARSLAN Florence LISA ASHE Stantonville, Tenn. JULIE ASKEW Muscle Shoals JOSEPH ASWELL Florence UQUETTA ATKINS FI ' iriTicc ALLISON AYEKS Florence EMILEY BAILEY Leighton JAMES BAILEY Florence REGINA BAKER Florence JENNIFER BAI.L Rogersville PAGE BANKS Florence MICHELLE BARBER Florence JEREMY BARNF-S Florence KHALILAll BENNETT KAKl Flui: ,. r AMYBIEI.M Fliirenci GRE(i BKKiERN Kl ' ircnre I 11 ( la.Hi««s .- FVeshmen Bl-Ca KKIN BUCKWfXI. Madisiin JOHN BIACKWELL Wa ' ne.shoro, Tenn BKRNT BOLTON Florfnrc JOHN BOMAK Florene 4i;lik bowman Floifnce ERCAN BOZKl ' RT Floifncf DAVID BRADLEY ' njsciimbia AMY BKATIHKK Florence CARKY BREVARD, III Florence BOBBY BREWt;K Muscle Shoals MATTHf V BR : V•ER Florence DONYA BRIGOS Florence CARRIE BR(KK Hort ' nce HOi:STON BROtt ' ' Hiscumbia KIM BROWN 1 iscumbui SCOTT BROWN Florence FAR RAH BROWNLEE Flon-nce JAMtS T. BRLMLCT. JR. Florenre TARYN BI ' CHER Florence JASON BURNS Florenre M NDY Bl RROW Floreme AMY HITLER Florenre LtSLIE BITTKAM Tr-- ,1 ' , MKl 1 f l BfYlKKAYAUR Kl ' in-ni e IKREMYCAIN TABrTHA CALHOUN Killrn KRIST CAMPBELL Miucle Shoals OZT.E C.ANER Florence CHRISTV CARNATHAN K! ' . •...■ MVn VSTI.FMVN H .■ ■■. " Clam 121 Freshmeii Ch ' Di . NDRE. CHILDRESS Florence BR. . DIK. VCL RK Florence GR. NT CLIATOX Town Creek ALKIX COLE Leoma. Tenn. JENNIFER COLE Muscle Shoals JEXNA COLLINSWORTH TXiscumbia NAT. L1EC0N1GL10 Florence CHRISTY CORBLE Muscle Shoals JAY CORNELIUS Rogersville JENNIFER COX Florence MIST ' CRAIG Florence JACELYN CREEKMORE Florence GEORGE CRITTENDEN Tuscurabia JENNIFER CRITTENDEN Florence . PRIL CURTIS Florence AMANDA DANIEL Leoma, Tenn. CARLA DANIEL Florence EURAL JUNIOR DANIEL Cypress Inn, Tenn. JACQUELINE DANIEL Florence RON DANIEL Savannah, Tenn. SERENA DAVIDSON Muscle ShoaLs ANGEIA DAVIS Decatur RANDALL DAWKINS Birmingham COURTNEY DEAN Florence MISTY DERRICK SheRleld JEFF DEgiiATTRO Florence AMANDA DESRUISSEAl . Florence KAYU DEVAI,!, Florence AMANDA DEWITT Florence JILL DICKERSOS Horence )c|i J 122CIm«W Convocation An Atitumn Tradition The annual Fall Convocation brings Paul Hubbert to campus Dace again, inconiing freshmen were welcomed with all the pomp and splendor of the annual Fall Conv(Hatii n. Convocations are a strong tradition at iiany universities, and though this was only the fifth at this bchool, the event is rapidly becoming one of the cherished •ustoms that begin a new year on this ciunpus. The convocation began with a procession of faculty iressed in their acadenuc robes. The llniversity Mace was bresented by Dr. Thomas Christy. Following that. Dr. Phomas Osborne welcomed ' veryone to the ceremony. Scholarship winners and hon- rary society members were hen recognized in a ceremony •onducted by Dr. Thomas ovett. The podium was next {iven to Dr. Joseph Thomas, vho offered explanations for everal of the academic tradi- ions related to the ' onvocalion. President Robert L. Poii vearing the crimson colors o; larvard. then introduced UNA iumnus and key-note speaker, ul Hubbert, who is exe -utiv» ' ecretary of the Alabama Education Association and for- mer Democratic nominee for o emor Hubbert began by teaching: reshmen a maxim he had earned growing up in rural ' ayette County: " One ' s word is Ine ' s bond. " He told the listen- Ig students that everyone of lem had made a commitment, hethtT it was to themselves or someone el.se, to graduate oin college. He then challeng» ' ! ilxm iv asking, " Is your rd going to be your bond? " College is a milestone in ones life, said Hubbert. The day ou signtHl your intent (to go to I ' NA) was one of the more nportant days in your life. " He encouraged students to i joy the social as| ect of life on campus, but not to forget — most important thing, which is preparing yourself for the ire. rhe most memorable moment of Hubbert ' s speech came ■n he asked everyone to stand up and look their neigh- s in the eve. He told the audience that though they all UNIVERSITY NORTH Alabama AN INSPIRATIONAL MOMENT. Paul Mubbrrt raptiNsm Uie andi- racr with hi memutfif. Photo by Shannon WpIIh. came from different backgrounds, these were their contem- poraries. Wlierever a student may come from, each is here for the same reason, and each has an injual chance to suc- ceed. " You ' re looking into the future by looking into the eyes of your class. " These will be the doctors, lawyers, and minis- ters of the future, said Hubbert. Hubbert then offered words of comfort to freshmen who might be suffering culture shock going from high schcKjl to college. " I made a 48 on my first test at Florence State, " he said. " I came from a small high school where I played football, basketball, and baseball. I thought college was going to be the same. I wouldn ' t have to study. I could just listen, and I ' d be f)kay. " The 48 was a wake-up call for Hubbert who began study- ing and asking questions of his professors. " Don ' t be afraid to ask for help. Your professors are willing to assist you, if you ' re serious about it, " Hubbert said. " If you give to this university, it will give back a hundred fold, " .said Hubbert in conclu- sion. " When I came here, 1 felt completely inadequate. 1 was afraid to even eat in a restau- rant becau.se I thought I might do something wrong. " Ten years after graduation, however, Paul Hubbert was head of the AEA. After Hubbert ' s speech, the Convocation was brought to a close with the singing of the Alma Mater and the recessional. The event was not over yet, however. After the Convocation, classes were dismissed so students could attend a picnic at the Ampliitheater. Maomi Pahman, a freshmen from Hatton, said she was impressed by the day ' s events. " Paul Hubbert ' s speech is what stands out in my mind. He was really down-to-earth and sinrere. I ' m from a niral school like he was, so I found whal he said to Im ' really in.spiring. " -By Matt Pettus ( iBfwe 1Z3 Freshmen Di-Ga CHRISTOPHER DILLARD Florence MARIAH DOPPEL Madison TRISHA DOWDY Florence DAVID DRAPER Cullman JEREMY DRI R Memphis, Tenn. TRACY EASTEP Lexington KACY EDDE Florence FORREST EGE Huntsville KELLI EMMONS Tuscumbia TO.W ENGLE Florence SHANNON ERWIN Florence ALISON ETHRIDGE Cherokee SALINA EVANS Florence TOBY EVELAND Florence SAM EVERS Decatur KANISHA EZEKIEL Florence LETICIA EZELL Florence TONY FAGGIONl Gulf Breeze, Fla. CADE FARRIS Florence SEHRATFESGHANDISS Florence LESLIE FOGG Florence REGINA FORI) Florence HEATHER FORTfJNBERRY Florence AMY FRALIX Mt. Pleasant, Tenn. AMANDA FRANKS Savannah, Tenn. JONATHAN FREDERICK Tuscumbia .niLlE FRICKE Florence STEPHEN G, NI)Y Florence VANCE GAREFniiON Lorelto, Tenn. ALAN GASTLER Iluntsvilli- 124 Cl aHm Mi ViiJ Freshmen Ge-Ha .IKKK(iKHI.BACH MEGIIXESPIE Killi-n AMANDA GIST Florence BFmi (ilASS Topeka, Kan.sa.s SKVMADOOlJSOOLUXiUJ Horencf KRISTINA (iOODPASTOR Horrnct ' AMY G()RIK)N Adani.s- ille. Tenn. STKI ' IIKN GORDON Florenrr JILIKGOREE Florence URISSAGRAY I eoma, T nn. ANDREA L. GREENE Florence KRISTI UR(:SHAM Florence UlRAGRETTA Florence REBEKAH GRICE Florence JILL GRIFFIN Selmer, Ttnn. ROSAIJND GRIGSBY Florence I.EANNEGRISHAM Florence EMILY GRISSOM Florence . SHLI ' :Y ' GISMUS Muscle Shoals ESRAGl-VENY Florence ANDREA HAGOOD Florence BARBI IIAIX Florence (LAY HALL Hiiri ' iKi- AMYHM.LMARK : S HAMILTON BRAD HANBACK Flnrrni i- WYIIWD EUtetiap: T-nn WBSIBYHAI.1. Florence rONMEHAND Rmrthril) - MAfftYHAROLN Pkmnoe Claxsi ' s I 2:» Freshmen HaHo MICHELLE HARDING Florence JAMIE EARGROVE Elkmont WILL HARPER Spruce Pine TIFFANY a RRIS Florence KATE HARRISON Florence TRACY HARRISON Florence CHRISTINA HARVEY Florence ERIC HARVEY Rogers ille HEATHER HASTINGS Albertville BETH HELLUMS Florence BL ' y E HENDRIX Lawrenceburg, Tenn. RYAN HERRING Florence TEEDI HERRING Decatur MICH. EL HERRMANN Florence AMY HESTER Florence HILTON Moulton JT j ERICA HIGGINS Florence HEATHER HILL Florence MONICA HILL Florence JARHDHINES Florence JESSICA MINES Florence ADRIENNE HINTON Florence MANDYIIOGEIAND Florence WILLIAM HOLDEN Lexington LISA HOLLEY Florence CATHY MOLLIS Florence T,J. HOOD Florence LKKiM HOOPER Florence LACEY HOWARD Horence I :ANAH0 HI) Kogetsvillc 126CUaM« FVeshmen Ho-Le TASHA HOWARD U ' xinutun SlIONDA Ml NTKK KlhridKf. Tcnn. SHANNON INMAN Floifncr KLIiABETH r T CORY JACKSON noreiic - AMANDIAJACO Florence AMY JAMES Russclhille ANGKI JOHNSON HDrenie JODI JOHNSON norcnce JENNIFER JONES Florence KlKl JONES Kloreiue MINOY JONES Florence NICOMBA JONES Leighton W-ENDY JOYCE Florence BETSY JIRCHENKO Florence IK)NE KARACIF Florence lANA KEUEY Florence CHRIS KILPATRICK Florence JAMIE KINCAID Florence WALTER KINDLE Florj ' nce HOLLY KING Florence RI.MR KRIFXiER Florence BRANDI LAMON Trinity CHRIS lANE Florence JAMES LAmEU) 7 iscuinbui STACEY UYTIELD 1 animbU NATHAN LED8CTTER LENOKALEE Florence TANAHYA LEONARD Flonncf BARKT Lewis RantoniDe 127 Freshmen Le-Mu LESLIE LEW ' IS Florence EMILY LIVEREIT Waterloo CHRISTI LUCAS Florence CRISTEL MALONE Tuseumbia ZORRE MAHHEWS Florence LR H McCREARY Florence SONYA MeCULLOlIGH Florence RODERICK McDANIEL Florence JAiMES McGEE Phil Campbell TERRY McKELVEY Florence JESSICA McKELVT Florence MAH McLAIN West Point, Tenn. BROOKE McMAHAN Florence BRETT McMICKEN Russellville SELENA McNATT Florence JILL MECKES Florence SERHAN METIN Florence ANGEU MOLAND Tuseumbia ANITA MOORE Madison JEREMY ' MORGAN Collinwood, Tenn. OLGA MORIN Anderson JERRIE LEE MORRIS Michie, Tenn. ALICIA MORRISON Five Points, Tenn. ClJVRENCE MOSS, JR. Florence AMBER MOTES Town Creek JASON MI ' ELLER Musdc Shoals YAVUZMUI.AZ1MO0L1J Florence JUSTIN M1!RK. Y Floremc NANCY R. MURPHY Florence Jt SSICA MUSE Florence 128 CI Freshmeii Ne-Pr KARA NELOMS U ' lithdin .11 MA NKLSON H ' ln nir iKSSireKNESKAUO Hon-ncp KEITH NEWBERRY Florfnc JODV NIC HOIAS Klllen T NOBLES ' nee AMHKRSOK Kliir« ' n( - (LINT NfNEZ Florenie SH.VNDA OW)M Florence MAGDI OMAR Horence liREGORYORZECHOW-SKI KInrence BENJAMIN OWEN Athens AMY OWENS Florence SECILOZCAN Florence ONIR OZKAN Florence SANDRA FABON Florence CHHISTA MCE Kille W I ' K V. i[i -,;:kin ' . -■ .lis iASM-AKKIS lUscumbia AMANDA RMTEBSON Florence I.INDS. Y PERRY Fl in-nce S(.¥.[A PIERCE More nee REGINA PIGG Cypress Inn, Trnn. BRerr pitman Florence ANGEL POARCH Savannah, Tenn. ANOEU POIXY KUIen BROOKE POTTER Florence MARIA Pn -EU Madison fRAn PRESTAGE Horence ClMtH lt9 Freshmen Pr-Sh GIOVANNA PRICE Florence JENNIFER PRUITT Florence HEATHER PUCKETT Florence JOEY PUCKETT Tuscumbia JUSTIN PULLUM Florence SUZANNE QUILLEN Florence TYREE RAND Florence DUSTIN RMEY Killen AIJWRAY Killen MARY REDMON Birmingham ANDREA RICHARD Florence SHANNON REID Florence RICK RICHEY Florence MANDY ROBERTSON Loretto, Tenn. ADAM ROBISON Florence AL CARSON BOCKETT Florence BRIAN ROGERS Goodspring, Tenn. KEVIN RYALS Birmingham TOLGASAGIROGLU Florence BROOKE SANDERS Florence MAXINE SANDLIN Florence JUSTIN SAPPINGTON Hamilton DUSTVN SCHACHTER Florence AMIE SCHMIDT Florence CHANDA SCHNEIDER Sclmer, Tenn. CAROI- SCOTT feyneslx)ro, Tenn. CHRIST ' SCOTT n ore nee LOREN SELLERS Florence STACY SHAMLIN Florence AMANDA SHANNON Florence ISOClwMt i Freshinen Sh-Su JENNireR SHARP Florenf« NATASHA SHARP Flon ncf NICHOI SHOIJUJERS Florence SINSHINESHI ' MATE Hiirenre RAVSIIAin Florenre CARRIE-ANNE SIMS Horeni-e CARLEYSIZEMORE FloH ' nre DEWAWE SKINNER Seliner. Tf nn. JAY SKI WORTH Florence MARY MARGARET SU)AN Florence CARRIE SMITH Florence FELICIA SMITH Athens JACI SMITH Killen JOSH SMITH Lexington LORI SMITH Florence STEPHANIE SMITH AdamsAJIle. Tenn. SINASONAT Florence MELANIE SHARKS Florence JASON SPENCER Florence T.M)I SPKINCER Ijwri ' iii fburR. Tenn. NATHAN SPRY Florence LOCIDA STAGGS Lutu, TVnn MIRANDA STANDRIDGE Muscle ShiMli STAGEY OTEELC Florence RawIMIle TAYLOR sw otam ; STE ART fMAKT SSI MMKRS . M)KL " W ' ilTtURIWD FlofMKr H 131 Credit Cards Fulfilliiig our every want and need Credit cards hold the key to a new way of life for many students Takes about four min- utes, guys! Citibank, Mastercard, and Visa are available... " echoes a peppy marketing representative named Chris Wilson who is standing on the floor of the University Center. These extremely friendly representatives beckon to incoming freshmen who pass them by with a wide-eyed unknowing willingness to sign their name and their closest relative ' s name on the dotted line. Yes, signing on the dotted line is all it takes to join a world that comes complete with sporty new outfits, high- tech stereos, and super cool gadgets. From the day you were bom you longed for one thing, a credit card. This tiny col- ored piece of plastic has always symbolized freedom from parents, the good life, and anything you want when you want it; but it is not always that simple. Along with a credit card comes indepen- dence and responsibility. According to Wilson, this responsibility is asked for every day by " ...about seventy- five UNA students who come by and fill out applications. " Of course, the companies do use gimmicks such as free t-shirts, and " Koosh " ball key chains to entice passers-by in the University Center to fill out an application. .Some stu- dents found that applying on campus was very convenient. Junior Mason Matthews said, " It was just easy to stop by and fill one out. 1 had been meaning to get a credit card for about two years, and I saw that this was the most conve- nient way to do it. " Wilson confidently believes " ...that most students arc accepted when thoy apply because if they weren ' t we couldn ' t keep coming back to this campus. In fact, we have canceled two colleges because the return [from the credit cards] was so low. " One reason that students are readily accepted when they apply for credit cards is that they are earning an edu- cation so their buying power increases with each year they are in school. Creditors realize that college students are important because they will have jobs in the near future. Believe it or not, college students surprisingly have lit- tle bad debt to the companies because many students fear having their credit history ruined. If a person goes three months without paying his her credit card bill, then creditors can give the bad debt to a col- lection agency and demand payment. A person who does not pay the agency could be risking earning a bad line of credit for up to seven years. Many students apply for credit cards so they can feel less financially dependent on parents or grandparents. Others even use their credit cards to pay for their tuition so they won ' t have to apply for student loans. Sometimes students just get a card for emergencies like books that must be bought immediately or even a new outfit for the last-minute- gotta-look-great-date. A new option for those looking into possessing a credit card is the " UNA Lion Pride Visa " which is available from Colonial Bank. This card shows school spirit and Leo ' s face proudly graces this piece of plastic. One of the benefits of the card is that a percent- age of every purchase goes back to the university. Credit cards be very benefi- cial for college students who are trying to establish inde- pendence, and acquire an excellent history of credit. Of course, there will be some stu- dents who may abuse the priv- ileges of instant money, but if you shop wisely and pay your bills on time then you will reap the benefits for a life- time. By Allison Stack PICK A CARD. Stlidrnt« are Hubjerted to a wide ranjjp of rhoiron when It comes l s(lc iiii« their first rredit eard. Photo by ( ' hriNtopher KohliiiK. 132 CI«Me« Freshmen fa-Wa ADRIANETAOEY Florence KAMI TA1 : Killen KBRI!TAT1,ISKRT Kldrence UI.KTKKKRKK Florence BRANDVTKRKV ShelTield CHI CK TERRY TVinity SABRINATHICPEN Horence KKISTIE THOMAS Florence COREY THOMASTON Florence BRAND! THOMPSON Florence CASSANDRA THOMPSON Florence II KATHKK THOMPSON i. ini;i(in NKK THORNTON l-exinpon MONICA TIDWEIX Killen SHAN A TIPPER RoftersNille EMELTOPAL Fliireme BR. DEN TOWNSF.ND KUIen AI.TtfA Florence MYIXS TICKER MuM-le Shoals AMY ' Tl OGLE MuscleShoals KERIMETIILINIGDI Florence EMRETYNCER F1 ircnre U-SIS nREL Florem- ' CHAflTI RNW»W Morence JAMEY Tl RNER Florence QinynSATtRNER Huntsville CHARUnrc WALKER Florence TRM-YWALTWS KROn WALTON KUten CYNDtWARO ( l«KS.-. I l.l Freshine Wa-Yu ANDREW WAEDLOW Selmer, Tenn. TERRY WTvBSTER Florence JODI VV IGART Rogers ille JASON VVELZIN Florence ANDY WHITE Moulton ANNA WHITE Muscle Shoals BETH fflITE Florence SCARLETT WHITESIDE Florence JENNIFER WHITT Florence LATASHA WIGGINS Florence PHILIP WILBANKS Rogersville MELISSA WILBURN Florence JACQUELINE WILLIAMS Florence RYAN WILLIAMS Muscle Shoals AUDREY UILLINGHAM Florence KRIS WILLIS Florence MISSY WILLIS Florence J.UEWIMBERLY Athens EDWARD WINTER Athens WAI-NGAADAWOO Florence SELENA WRIGHT Florence WILEY WRIGHT Florence CHADWYATT Stantonville, Tenn. BUKE WYLIE Florence BULENTYAMAN Florence DENIZYEGUL Florence NEKI.YYOKUM Hiirence KAHEN ' HiNG l ' ' ■ ' ■r ce CHADYd N(i norei DP. ' RIM V1!ZK. norence 134aafwe« Freshmen Ze LI ZMNALUOL SMneM An Old IVadition Rekindled Victory Flame returns to campus The victory flanie was officially lit on FYiday, October 27, just before the Homecoming pep rally, which was also held by the victory garden. This was the first time a sym- bol like this had been on campus since 1986. Originally created as a part of the new student union build- ing in 19(52, the victory flame shone at the heart of the campus for 25 years. However, with the construction of the new Tniversity Center in 1986, the original Hame was extinguished and dismantled. Organized by the National Alumni Association, the campaign for the victory Hame to be reinstat- ed at UNA raised $60,000 toward rebuilding. For donors who chose to give $50 or more, bricks were offered which paved the victory flames plaza. These bricks could be given " In honor or or " In memory or a loved one, a relative, a class- mate, an organization, or the donor ' s name. Each brick was engraved and plac(»d in the victory plaza. FViday, October 27, before the pep rally, the victory flanie was lit in recognition of Home -oming 1995. This was done as a candlelight service, with each altendjuit holtling a cjuidle. " Kach i)erson holding a candle signifies individuiii success- es, " said Dr. B. Kembrel Jones, director of alumni relations and annual giving. When each person extinguished his or her candle, with the shot of an archer ' s bow across the top of the tall monument, a blaze of light flashed into the night air. The entire Pride of Dixie Band was present at the ceremony, as well as the Nationjil Alumni Association. Collegiate Singers, and 15 other student organizations. Afler the victory flame began to bum, the pep rally began. It was held by the light of the victory fiame. Tliis became a new tradition at the university. The vic- tory ' garden, and the entire vittorv |)laza, was fully completed at the first of the year. By Bronson Glover mil ' MORIES fonstnirtion of the nrw victory FUnr bripiii at Ihr ■ ter. Photo by Shannon Wp||». CUsMslSS Shannon Wells. . Dr. Christy explains the significance behind the University Mace. Photo by 13« Faculty Earning a Legendary Reputation As students, we think of college as a temporary experience, one that 3nds in around four years. There are those, however, who choose to make he college experience a permanent part of their lives. They are the ones who come back year after year and try to mold a fresh batch of young minds into scholars. As students, sometimes we tend to not 3ven think of them as human. We place them on a pedestal and expect [hem to be perfect. That ' s quite a burden. The quality of a university is judged by the quality of its faculty, and our school is respected. Sometimes we take that for grant- ed. It is not easy to earn a legendary reputation; but our faculty, through hours of dedication and hard work, has earned one for themselves and for us in the process. DL Ti ia isiiti) i,[ Tmii . Dr oster is an impressive figure decked ut in his academic regalia. Photo by my Bridenbaugh. ParahylS? Yiee president d]l be missed Leasure leaves huge impact on campus Easing across the lawn with the skill of a trained hunter and the subtlety of a deadly viper, he ducks behind small trees and shrubs to keep from being spotted by the ferocious lion. With an abrupt yell he awakens the huge beast who in turn jumps to his feet and begins to stalk his oppo- nent from his ghastly lair. Just as he reaches the edge of the den, the lion leaps out to sur- prise the man. Then they greet, as old friends do, and have their afternoon chat as commonly and haphaz- ardly as anyone would who has a best friend that is a lion. " We play this little game, no matter when it is, even if he is sound asleep, and I ' ll walk up there and his head will turn, " said Dr. Daniel Leasure, vice president for university advance- ment. " There is this tiny Ut- ile tree he thinks he ' s hiding behind, and you can see his head looking around either side. I pretend I ' m sneaking up on him and he will jump out. " He who jumps out, of course, is Leo the university mascot, who has been friends with Leasure since the lion was a cub. " Sometimes when I ' m in a hurry I ' ll look over and see him looking at me like he ' s saying, ' Come on over and play with me. ' He ' ll jump up and rub him- self against the side of the fence, " Leasure said. But sadly, this daily fellow- ship between man and beast was interrupted when Dr. Leasure began his retirement on September 30. Leo will not be the only one to miss this outstanding educa- tor and administrator, but lucki- ly Dr. Leasure has promised to hang around and continue to work for the university, only this time it will be " on my time clock, " he said. " Vice president for universi- ty advancement, it ' s just one of those big titles, and for me it ' s " When you talk about the $5.5 million that is there, it will be there forever. But the biggest thing is what is not here, yet. We have 10 or 20 million in will commitments coming in simply because we are making an effort to let people know that A THOUGHTFUL MOMENT. Dr. Dan Leasure enjoys Honors Night while waiting to accept the Outstanding Service Award. Photo by Shannon Wells. only good for a few more days, " Leasure said in an interview prior to his retirement. Since becoming the vice president for advancement in 1990, Leasure has added to his already illustrious resume by helping the campus capitalize on its gifts and improve in every way, all the while he spearhead- ed a move which generated more than $5.5 million for the university foundation. " When I took this job, there was no development effort here at all, not even in the alumni association. There had been a foundation established but there had been no activity in it for so long that it was not even recognized by the IRS, so we had to reactivate the foundation as a vehicle for funds, " Leasure said. we have needs and we want the university to prosper and advance. " Not only has Leasure worked hard to build a strong founda- tion for scholarships but he has also worked to improve the infrastructure of the university. He has helped build a strong fraternity system, establish a stronger student government and revitalized the residence halls. He is also the man responsi- ble for the creation of Fall Convocation and YuleFost and he led the building of the uni- versity center. " What makes a good univer- sity is good students and good teachers, and if you do the things to bring those ingredi- ents together, that ' s what makes the difference, " Leasure said. Leasure ' s retirement plans began about one year ago, because, he said, " it just seemed like the right time. " He plans to travel more freely now and continue his work in vari- ous community efforts, hke the Shoals Area Chamber of Commerce. He also intends on staying actively involved with the university. " The president will not let me get away that easily, " he said. Some of his future plans will definitely include his two daugh- ters, who are both gradu- ates of the university and now pursuing their own careers. Leasure has no intention of staying still for anyone during his retirement, and he insists that the traveling he wants to do is more peo- ple-oriented than place- oriented. " To me it is mostly who I want to visit instead of where; I guess I ' ve always been more geared toward work- related things than pleasure. " he said. Now he will have plenty of time for family and doing the things he enjoys. He will also have the opportunity to fine tune his skills restoring antique furniture in his newly remod- eled wood shop. His interest for antiquities began in the early 1960s and he mainly collects luuid-crafted furniture from the early 1800s. Leasure ' s humor and humili- ty in his constant and dedicated service to the University of North Alabama will be sorely missed by its people. The friends he has made and the people he has helped here will continue to call him their friend forever . By Baron Berrj 138 Fmcnity Faculty Ab-Dr UR. KAY ABBOrr BnvifofMMnlw 1 DR. KEITH ABS8BS ProfciMr, Maitodm MR. LARRY ADAMB Instniclor, GnxIMi MRS. HMLCTTE ALEXANDER DtractM; Mlnaoe Laaningi AHodila PtoImm)!; Conpalcr MRS. MARY ANN ALLAN Aailiunt ProfeMM; BMoflr DB ROBERT ALIAN Associate Prufeasor, Biolofir DR.0.LEEALU80N Director, Academic Computing MRS. CARLENE BU( KBl RN Instnictor, EngUth DR. SARAH BROWN Associate Profenoi; Accoantint DR. JERRI BilUMD AModale PrafMtoc; SocMoor DR. WALTER CAMPBELL Profesaor, Accoanting DR WA XEfANIS Professor, Geolo© ' MRS. DEBBIE CHAmN Director, AMHUnt PrafeMgr, Librarian, Media SinkM nd Learning Resources DR. MTRICU CHANDLER OmbadMnn and AaWaNt to On Vloe PwaMaat far Atadaik Affiiin;Pr(ifeaor.Bi Wi DR.X)ECOPELAND DRAMYCREWMm Aniaint Pi iiftaanr. BMaar DR.MAMUECIOCnB DR.iMMOCUMlTr Pra(lHM« Ptgnka and Earth - " irne i: ROBERT DALY - Biology MRJIMDUVM landltadn DR.IM)LIMI1S0N AaMaat PrafcaM Biaioar MRS-SUBANMOBBOOtr lumm nm utaum, CoBcrUkaiy iO AUCBOlU nLwwcrnupB lEIeaMnlaiv Faculty 139 Faculty Du-Ke DR. JE. N D. DUNN Professor, Human Environmental Sciences DR. THOMAS EKMAN Assistant I ofessor, Chemistry DR. PAM FERNSTROM Associate Professor, Special Education DR. JERRY FERRY Associate Professor, Accounting DR. A. EDWARD FOOTE Associate Professor, Speech Communication and Radio Television Film MS. SANDRA FORD Assistant Professor; Supervising Teacher, Kilby School DR. ELEANOR GAIJNDER Associate Professor, English DR. LVNN GILLASPIE Director, Clinical Experiences; Associate Professor, Education MRS. .lANlCE GLOR Instructor, English DR. KAREN GOLDSTEIN Professor, Special Education DR. BARBRA GOODNITE As.socate Profe.ssor, Elementary Education DR. FELICE GREEN Professor, Education DR. THOMAS HAGGERTY Assistant Professor, Biology MRS.MYRAHARSCHEID Associate Professor; Librarian, Collier Library MRS. CORA HESS Assistant Professor; Supervising Teacher, Kilby School MR. RAUL HOLLEY Assistant Professor, Accounting DR. .HM HOPE Director, Kilby School; Professor, Education DK. BMX HUDDLESTON Chair, Communications and Theatre DR. RICHARD HI ' DIBURG Aaociate Profes.sor, P.sycholog.% MS. BtJBBIE HURT Awistant Professor, Journalism UK. JEAN JOHNSON Awoclate I ' rofesHor, English DR. KENNETH R. JOHNSON Professor, History DR. ROBERT JOHNSON ProfeMor, Mucation DR. T. MORRIS JONI ' ?) ProfeMor, Management MRS. LINDA KECKLEY AMitUuit ProTessor, Supervfsini; TMCher, Kilby School 140 Fmculty Doubling the fun The Lovetts enjoy exercising together on a bicycle built for two Riding a bicycle built for two no longer fits tti notion presented in dorian song and literature, ording to a husband-and- M ' f ridiiu ' ti ' .im will) wurk »ii Instt ' mi oi wt-aruig a dress ind floppy h « ' . I r (-arolyn lOvett. associate professor of ducation, wears sports span- ex, a helmet and riding gloves, s does her husband. Dr. " honias Lovett, the vice presi- nt for student affairs and uni- versity counsel. id the Lovetts wouldn ' t be 1 .iiiftht dead " piddling around to go on a picnic. " Comparing the modern tan- dem to the " bicycle built for two " of yesterday is like com- paring a microwave to a wood- burning stove, lo borrow Thomas Lovetl ' s analogy. Tandems of today are more challenging ajid are ridden for a variety of reasons, including exercise, commuting, competi- tion and recreation. But other M THE RO. I A(.AIN. I)r. Thoinax U. t-ll. Iti.- »ii.- (.r.-nlrnt fnr vf.ul.-nt tein and univrntitjr rounsel. and his wifr Dr. Carolyn lox. tt , feaaor of eduradon. smile whilr working t o g et iier ini Ui ir Iih v liuU r two. Pkoto b) ' Shannon WrIU. attributes, perhaps those that were best about the older mod- els, don ' t seem to have changed. " 1 think tandem riding is nice l ecause you ' re outside in nature with someone you w;irit to be with, " Carolyn said Two fit riders can hold a two- seater, or tandem, at 20-25 miles per hour on level ground for considerable distances of around 50 miles, according to Thomas Lovett. That ' s because the power of two riders is com- bined with the wind resistance of one. Weighing in at just under 41 pounds, the Lovetts ' two-seater was made by Burley, one of the largest U.S. tandem production companies. The couple owns at least a dozen " rideable bikes, " but they bought their tandem six years ago so they could ride together. At the time, they were both working for Southeast Missouri State University and living in Cape Girardeau. " Bicycling is my hobby and some say that ' s putting it a bit mildly, " said Tom, whose home- town is Little Rock, Ark. " Carolyn and I bike at different f ' vels and it ' s not always fun for r one of us to try to ride Lher on singles. " The Lovetts have been vn to ride their tandem in a ty of locations, and often it along on a trailer when ...t ling. Tom warns, however, liat tandems can be clumsy on city streets. Because of a tandem ' s length, he compares turning one to turning an 18- wheeler. The cou- ple prefers to use their bike for recreational touring, and are most likely to be found along Natchez Trace Parkway or at Shiloh Battleground National Cemetery. " Shiloh is an excellent place simply to go if you need a break, " Tom said. " In the Shoals area, we ' ve got so many hun- dreds of miles of very good county roads, the opportunities are really limitless. " The Lovetts attract their share of curious looks while out riding in this area. They ' ve also met some interesting people due to their hobby. While unloading their Burley on Natchez Trace near the Tennessee Alabama state line a few years ago, a retired couple from Tuscon, Ariz., asked the Lovetts to ride with them. The retirees owned two tandents — one for off-road purposes and one for the road. " We went south to the Colbert Ferry ranger ' s station, which is basically a downhill ride and back, " Tom remembers. " They were good! " There is a growing interest in tandem bicy- cling. The Lovetts discovered there was a tandem rally earlier this year in Auburn and hope to attend such an event next year. By Laura Jane Jenkins Faculty 141 Faculty Ke-Se MRS. LISA KEYS-MATHEWS Instructor, Geography DR. PAUL KITTLE Chair; Professor, Biology DR. BILLY LINDSEY Chair, Sociology and Criminal Justice; Professor, Sociology DR. TERRY LOGUE Assistant Professor, Earth Science DR. CAROLYN LOVETT Associate Professor, Education DR. DON MAGEL Instructor, Social Work DR. JANET Mcmullen Assistant Professor, Radio Television Film MRS. ELIZABETH S. MEAGHER Instructor; Librarian, Collier Library DR. FRANCIS MENAPACE Assistant Professor, Biology DR. JERRY MILEY Associate Professor, Sociology DR. MICHAEL MOELLER Professor, Chemistry MRS. JANICE MYHAN Assistant Professor, Elementary Education DR. UWRENCE J. NELSON Associate Profes,sor, History DR. JANICE NICHOLSON Chair, Elementary Education; Professor, Education DR. JOHN O ' CONNOR Assistant Professor, Theatre DR. THOMAS OSBORNE Professor, History DR. ROBERT PROWSE Director, Choral Activities; AHiiUnt Professor, Music MR. JOSEPH PYLE Instructor, Geology DR. TEBRY RICHARDSON Assistant Professor, Biology DR. GEORGE ROBINSON Chair, Professor, Psychology MISSKIMBERLYROMINE Instructor, Supervising Teacher, Kilby School DR. R.B. ROSENBIIRG Assistant Professor, History DR. IWNALI) ROIJSH I Professor, Biology MRS. I VtN ROWE I ProCtssar, NuraIng DR. JACK SELLERS Chain Professor, Social Work 142 Faculty Faculty SI-YO MK TitMMlK.SIV(;iint)N .Vv»ist»ni l ' rofp«ii r, . lountinx i)K mtSAUisMmi vvirlalp I ' mfptMit; English UK WII.I.IAVI.STEUART I Van. ( ' olli-|t«- (if BtttbMMR l ri)fi-vuir M. n «nn i nrt DRWII ' r, Chair, I ' l »;niph ' UK mtBKKT SWKKvn .VswH-iale J ' n)fe» )r. ( ' im|HiU:r Informaliun S) ' Hicnis DR. JOHN THOMPSON Profeioor, Enxlish DR. DENMST1NK1.L Proresaor, Health and Phy iiral Education MS.USAVICKKRS Instructor, Speech Communication l»R .lOHV WAMTIELD i ' -..i..vs..- f:,!. -. ,•■..„ Ill; Ki l .. liKlll . ' . LTER Chair ProfetRor, Art MRS SHARON WARREN ,A.ssistant Professor Librarian, Kilb S hnil MRS BRENDA ' ERB Instructor, Supervising Teacher, Kilb School MRS JANE WILSON Instructor, Human Envtronmental Sciences MRS. DONNA YANCEY As.ii!!tant Profe»or, Marketing DR ROBERT VOING .Vtsotiale Professor. Earl) Childhood Education OIT TO LlNrH. Director of tlnlvemlty Kelatioiw Bill Jarnigan HhareN a laugh with Dr. Jamea SimpHon, faculty head of the muiiic department, while having lunch at Trowbridge . Photo by Shannon Wello. Faculty 143 BOARD OF TRUSTEES-Front Row: Dr. Craig Christy (ex officio; Faculty Senate president), Mr. Marc McCreary, Mr. Huston Cobb, Mrs. Brenda Morrow, Miss Michelle Rupe (ex officio; Student Government Association President). Row 2: Mr. Gene Green, Mr. Ben Richardson, Dr. Allen Long, Dr. Phillip Williams. Back Row: Mr. Billy Don Anderson, Mr. Phillip Logan. AN ATTENTIVE AUDIENCE. Mr Robert Wakefield, Dr. Daniel Leasure, Dr Daniel Howard, Dr. Patricia Chandler, Dr Paul Baird, and Mr. Clyde Beaver listen inii ' iitly at a board meeting. Photo by Shannon Wells. THE DECISION MAKERS. Administrative board members make no decision without great thought. Photo by Shannon Well . 144 Faculty Meeting the challenge University administrators face obstacles head-on rhe 1990s were supposed to be a rough time for uni- versities. National and nal trends in the late ' SOs indi- ated that there would be a ump in enrollment in the early ui mid " QOs. Of course, with a rop in enrollment romes a pop in fundiiig. President Potts " administra- bn met this predicted problem ead on by coming up with a an to make UNA an even more tractive place for prospective id current students. In 1993, otts ' administration put an woUment management system 1 place which included more )phisticated marketing than e university had ever previ- jsly employed. The changes did not stop there. Certain academic stan- dards were established includ- ing an academic admissions standard. In addition, the UNA 101 University Experience Course and the Academic Resource Center were estab- lished to better serve students. All the preparations paid off. The school is growing. " Our freshman class is up 9.6% and is the largest freshman class since 1990, " said President Potts. The total student head count for 1995 was 5,427 students, up more than 200 over last fall. Potts says there is enough credit to go around. " The facul- ty, students, staff, alumni, and especially the Board of Trustees are to be congratulated for the hard work which has achieved this result. This result demon- strates we have a great product to sell, and we are doing so effectively. " An individual who played and integral role in this success decided to move on this year. Vice President for University Advancement Dan Leasure retired after 12 years at this uni- versity. Leasure leaves behind a legacy of projects on this cam- pus. Here are a few of them. Dr. Leasure helped to reactivate the University Foundation, and he served on the Foundation ' s board. He prepared the ground- work for establishment of a Development Office on campus. Also, Leasure ' s concerted efforts were instrumental in the university being given a grant which offset the cost of the pur- chase of the historical house on Court Street which became CobyHaU. Even with the growth in enrollment, cutbacks had to be made this year. The future is looking brighter, though. If the state legislative season goes as the administration expects, higher education should be receiving more money next year. At any rate, the school is in good shape. Both President Potts and Vice President for Business Affairs Wilbur Shuler stated: " The University is in sound financial condition. " By Matt Pettus THE GREAT COMMITNICATORS. Dr. Joe ThomsN, Prmident Rotx-rt L. Potta, and Dr. I.arr Ti ( nv i |ir. -iclrnl of Northwp " ! Shoal rommonity College) field quest ion- , i .1 (inss cfinferenrr. Phnto by Shannon Wells. UNIVERSITY ADMIMSTRATION-Dr. JoM-ph ( . Tboaas, »ce praddent for ii c afTaini and prnvo«(; Mr. Wilbur B. Shuler, vice president for buRi- affairw; Dr. Daniel R. l.rasure. (retired) ' ire prcsideilt for univerHity ; Dr. Thoni.is M l.ovett. 1ce president for Mudenl affaint and MB lvg r aHj r co wwe l; Dr (• limui-l Howard, interim icr president for uni er- ■It) ' advancement: Dr. Patriria Chandler, univerwitjr tMahadMBan and awiis- tant to the ire presiden t for arademir affaim: PrMMwt Bobert L. PotU. Photo by Shannon WelU. F C«lt]rl4S The road to success President Potts brings experience and education to benefit the university President Robert L. Potts has served as the university president for the past six years. To the unsuspecting that may seem a short time, but President Potts ' connection vv ith the university began even before he was born. His parents were students on campus, then known as Florence State Teachers College, and were married just before World War 11. Soon after, they made their home on North Wood Avenue. The president ' s earliest memories of campus were students walking to class. The university also served as a playground for him as a child. President Potts gradu- ated from the local Coffee High School in 1962. He went on to attend Southern College in Tennessee. While there he became interested in travel and arranged to spend a year in England studying at Newbold College. It was here that he met " the most beautiful Swedish woman, " Irene Johansson. Soon after they became engaged and were married in Jarnboas, Sweden. The pair returned to the United States while Potts fin- ished his senior year of col- lege. He continued his formal education at the University of Alabama and Harvard University earning his Juris Doctorate and Master of Law, respectively. Potts, his wife, and young daughter Julie Anna returned home to Florence in 1971. From here he embarked on an exciting career in law as a partner with the local Potts and Young Attorneys. Potts began to do legal work for the University of North Alabama. His family also continued to expand with the birth of the Potts ' second child, Robert, Jr. In 1984 he became General Counsel for the University of Alabama sys- tem. It was during this time that Potts became active in the American Bar Association and the National Conference of Bar Examiners, which he remains active in today. In 1990 Potts was contact- ed by the university to serve as interim president upon the retirement of Dr. Robert Guillot. While serving in this capacity, Potts competed vdth over 100 applicants in a national search for the presi- dency. He was selected Chief Executive Officer and has gone on to make significant advances for the university. While president. Potts ha; incorporated a comprehen sive fund-raising progran and increased endowment b] 125% to help make the uni versity more self-sufficien and financially stable. He wa; also instrumental in estab lishing the Supercomputei Node on campus and bring ing computer automation anc the Internet to faculty anc students. President Potts continue; to emphasize a quality edu cation and adaptation tc technology in his vision foi the university ' s growth While he may be seen hurry ing from meeting to meeting across caimpus or hosting ar official reception with Mrs Potts at his side, one can b( sure that President Potts ii working hard for our future. By Cara Dawn Byford A MEETING OF THE MINDS. Trustee Billy Don Anderson, President Potts, and former President Robert M. Guillot discuss the matters of the day. Photo by Shannon Wells. IMClMMC staff Ar-n JOHNABMSTEAD Senior Catlodiin, Cwlodlal BRENDA BAKER AdrtnKrrtw Aiitmnt, PvMldent% Office JEANBALOmO Bcoefltt SpedallK, Huaun RewuioM and AffliaMUw Aclion MARTHA L BENTON Senior Antfenk Seeraunr, iOibjr School HUGE BUCK Senior Admtniatntlw SecreUqr, SARA BRAUin ' Prognnunei Notlt Sriien i Adminiatntor, Computer Service BONNIE BROWN Postal Clerk II, Port Office CAROL BUCKINS Student Financial Serricea SpedaUM, Studoit Ptaaaeial - 1 HI KCHFIKU) I i:::.liuUion Oflicer, Education JIMIfy BURNS Computer Sintena Analyil, ConqiaterServtcea WTRICIA BURNS Administrathe AaaiitaBt, Stadenl AlTairs CAROLYN CABLER Library Tm ' hnical Assistant III, Collier Library MARY Bmi BCK CAMPBELL Dirrdnr. PubUaUona BE RLY CHENEY Directoi; Career Servicea DANNY CLARK Serteant,PBl)He8afelr MARJORIE CLARK Senior Adrntadalnthe SecRtaij; Tcadier Ceitlflcitton MMCLEMMONS AdrnMon Racordi apadalat I, BONNIE OCMfTS Eacallw Seerataiy to Uw Dan, lniwa taiftrlinolB0»a MABCUOOLB L-nWcnily Bookilore DOmECOOK Af ai i amic Sacratam I MARY EASTLAND Cnaiodlan. CoatodW Sanieea TERESA BDOO. oLBOMroaaT rinaai Office BOKFREBIAN l jdXetw«fcllM —ii AmJ M rc SiVpart IMrnktaB, SUMinEBIIAN ACMCBK 80CPIVttyt Aft 147 staff Ga-Ro CHRISTINE GARNER Accounts Specialist (Accounts Payable), Business Office KIM GREENWAY Associate Director, ftograms and Activities BRENDAJ.HILL Assistant to the Director, Publications KAREN HODGES Assistant II, Publications GOT HOLCOMB Director, Purchasing SANDY HOLCOMBE Administrative Secretary, Residence Life JAYNE ANNE JACKSON Coordinator, University Events WILLIAM JARNIGAN Director, University Relations ANGELA JOHNS Senior Administrative Secretary, Academic Resource Center ZETHELYN JOHNSON Senior Administrative Secretary, Purchasing CAROLYN KANTOR Executive Secretary, Education POLLY KELLEY Maintenance Clerk II, Physical Plant DAVID MADDOX Officer, Public Safety SARAH MARDIS Admission Records Specialist, Admissions MERI MARTIN Learning Enhancement Specialist, Student Life WILLIAM MATTHEWS Director, Continuing Education RANDAL MAY Senior Programmer, Computer Services JAMES McCOLLUM Senior Programmer, Computer Service PEARL McFALL Senior Administrative Secretary, University Relations CONNIE McGEE PC Software Support Documentation Specialist, Computer Services GINNEVEREMOBLEY Academic Secretaiy, Mathematics SANDY OSBORN Administrath« Secretaiy, Physical Plant TYWANA PRIDE Academic Secretary, Marketing and Management KATHRYN QUILLEN AMOCiate Director, Developmental Services TIMOTHY R0BER80N Grounds Laborer, Maintenance 148CUMM staff Ro-Ze KMIM KOBESON ExeoMlvc SecTCUiy, IcMuth BRADSHABP CoonliMtoi; ItoiMn Conplei, JACQ(IE8HELT0N Aandal Diradoi; MaHicuttural AlTain KEUINASHERRIIX AdmtiMtmive AataUtH, PrHkleiit ' i Office WILBUR B.8HUL8R Vii c PrMMMK, BwtaM Aflkin SANURASIBGEL Executive Secreuiy Accmnu SpeclaUrt.B«MliwM MaiMflei Coniitioller NELSON SMRXEY AiBtaum to Die Vice PnaidHM, Univenity AdvMceflwnl; DiratiM; [) n )r Rcaeaitii K()KKRTS.8TEEN ' r. Human ReMMfcet and iiive ArtJoo WVMiASTRirKUN Vlministraliw Sn retaiy, Student III I ' l. i,il .Vr»1ce« -i i ! VI.()K St ' tUfir Araitemic Secrrtaiy, DKBBIE THORNTON Academic Secrrtanr, BioloKy RENEE ANDIVER Adminbtrative Aaistant, Academic AfUn and ProMMt BARBARA WUJCER Adminiitntive Secretaiy, UniveniljrEveiiU SHANNON WELLS I ' ii,.i,,er»pher K tSTMORh:iAM) Secfetaiy, Ecm o mio «todial Sendeei 149 mmm TII ) M ma lll the IIOKIJI. a chemist m the maklhg looks ihto a flask while expanding his goals by being part of the American Chemical Society. Photo by Shannon Wells. 150 Organizations leaving a Legendary Mark Campus involvement often suffers at colleges where most of the students are commuters. Sometimes, many commuters never get involved. They simply come to class and leave without experiencing the social interaction piat organizations provide. If this is what you are doing, you are missing out on invaluable experience and memories. No matter what some may think, college has more to offer than lectures in the classroom. This is the place where you can meet friends that you will keep for the rest of your life. You can ' t meet these people in your car. You ' ve got to get involved. The best way to do this is to join a campus organization. Besides meeting people, being part of an organization helps you to have a say in how things are done on campus. This is one way you can leave a piece of yourself here. The things that you have taken part in, the changes that you helped make — these things will be here long after you [llinil rMII(ILS.Thereisno better analogy to group involvement than chemistry. Without another ele- ment, there is no way to start a reac- tion. Photo by Shannon Wells. graduate. This is your campus; experience the " Leaving a Legendary Mark. " ill of Ontuiizatlona 151 When students make the decision to live on campus, they should realize that dorm life may possibly be the best expe- rience of their young lives. Of course, at times there will be problems like noisy neighbors down the hall, two beds shar- ing a small space, and baskets full of clothes to wash; but, the advantages will far outweigh the disadvantages. One might ask " What advantages? " They are several. They include not hav- ing to search for a parking space when there isn ' t one, being able to study at late night cram sessions, and always being able to relive the last episode of " Friends " with a friend. Resident Allison Napps said that " ...never having to find a parking space is a big plus to living on campus. " Although most people think of UNA as a commuter college, many students do in fact choose to live on campus. There are several choices for their homes- away-f rom-home . The Towers Complex, which consists of Rice and Rivers Hall, is the most pop- LAFAYETTE HALL is a co-educational honors hail that houses 60 residents. Photo by Allison Stack. ular residence hall on campus. Rice Hall houses females while Rivers is for the men. Each floor is divided into houses, and each house has its own study area. These study areas serve as all-purpose areas where students can have pizza parties, socialize, or actually study on rare occasions. LaGrange ' s convenient location makes it another popular residence hall. It provides its residents with easy access to all parts of the campus. Lafayette Hall is somewhat unique because it became an Honor Hall this year. Potential residents must submit an application, resume, and references. The dorm is completely self-governed. Dorm regulations are made by an exec- utive committee of students. Powers Hall is a Panhellenic resi- dence hall. A total of 48 women from the four NPC campus chapters reside there. Each sorority has a chapter suite where members can study, watch televi- sion or visit with friends. Each of the residence halls is equipped with kitchens for those stu dents who prefer to cook for them selves. Washing machines and dryer are also available to make life away fron home as convenient and clean as possi ble. The dorms are governed by th( Residence Halls Association. The Hal Councils (from Rice, Rivers, anc LaGrange) work together to offer mam activities and programs for the resi dents. Residence Life sponsors movi( nights, dances, a banquet for resident; with a GPA over 3.0, and a carnival They also have a picnic during Residents Appreciation Week. The residence halls give their resi dents many opportunities to be active on campus. Each of the halls organize. ' teams which participate in intranmrals homecoming activities and Spring Fling. Students who choose to live on cam- pus reap the benefits of dorm life Because of the close quarters residents live under, they learn how to interact (Continued on page 155j n POWERS HALL is the home of AAII. APA, OM, and ZTA. Photo by Aiiison Stack. CHATTING FOR HOURS. Jaime Watte flghu the " freshman blue " by keeping in touch with a home- town Mend. Photo by Lacey Howard. 152 Organizationa TO EACH HIS OWN. Sophomore JaM n Roberta kirliN hmck in RJvpnt Hall. RoberU haa given thia room hU own tourh of creativity. Photo by ChrlittophiT R ihlini|. gt ' lKT PLKASK. .Maxinp Sandlln makeH use of her Htudy time in the llrHt fluur lobby of Bice Hall. Photo by Larey Howard. t GREAT PUMPKIN. Gus MitcheU ewe a work of art with hla ateak kjOfe. Photo by ChrlMopher READY TO GO. Sean Oavta p re iii e a to leave his dorm room and head to riaaa. Photo bjr Ckriatopher Roldii«. Organ ixationa ISS WE ' RE NOT WORRIED. Stacey Stone and Alison Chenault show their patience while waiting for th " always speedy " Rice Hall elevator. Photo by Lacey Howard. THE TOWERS COMPLEX. Rice and Rivers Halls, LAGRANGE HALL, located on Circular Drive, located on Pine Street, house a total of 740 stu- houses many freshmen. Photo by Allison Stack, denu. Photo by Allison Stack. NO TIME FOR SLEEP. The compiiler lab is bun all hours of the night. This nixhl Korhaii llcrl i using it to type a paper. Photo by Lacey Howard. 1S4 Organizations Way of Life . . . ' ( ontinuedfrom page 152) wth others. They also learn how to work ©gether as a community with campus nvolvement, and students depend on h» ' u s( lves, not on their parents. .loy Smith enjoys hving on campus: ' Living on campus allows you convenient access to campus resources and helps you stay involved in many campus activities. " It is clear to any resident that the positive aspects of dorm life are worth the occa- sional headache caused by a noisy neigh- bor. — Holli Hargrove RESIDENT ASSISTANTS-Front Row: Emily Levinpr, Jenny Ragan, Rpnee Bowdrn, Bann Elibol, Stephanie Clayton, Jennifer Danylo. Row 2: Katliy Faint, Jennifer Imanuel, CaHejr EfiKleNton. Melinda Waidrup, Mat! Buerliaua. Row .3: .Miriielle C ' ourli, Gur Mitrlieii, Sandy Holrombe, Ben Vice, Jennifer StefTen, Beverly Roberts. Barit Row: Brian EngliHli, Sliane Solomon, Erican Gusar, Aaron Iromt, Brad Sharp. ON HER OWN. Freshman Kar en Young leanu that being on her own mean doing laundry. Photo by AlliNon Stark. M I i) V K v . RAa coaie togetker to celebrate tke feaUve " All Hallow Eve. " Photo by hriHliijihtT Knhling. 18S s work to achiev Tfeir greatest potential ALPHA KAPPA DELTA Alpha Kappa Delta is an honor society that recognizes academic excellence in the fields of sociology and criminal justice. The chapter had 10 members this year. It was headed by President Rebekah Warren and Vice-President Shannon Henson, with the help of Dr. Jerry Miley, sponsor. To be eligi- ble for membership, one must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA and have completed at least four courses in the Departments of Sociology or Criminal Justice. Alpha Kappa Delta was founded nationally in 1920, and was established on campus in 1982. Its activities include the initiation ceremony and reception, which is held each semester. ALPHA LAMBDA DELTA Alpha Lambda Delta Freshmen Honor Society encourages superior academic achievement among students in their first year at institutions of higher learning. The organization promotes intelligent living and a high standard of learning. To be a part of this honor society, students must obtain a 3.5 GPA in their freshman year. This year, the organization was 50 members strong. The officers were President Karla Felker, Vice-President Cheron Pitts, Secretary DeAnna Simms, Treasurer Keri Parrish, Publicity Officer Jamie Sisk, Flame Editor Penny Evans, and UPC Representative Caacie Brown. Officers are assisted by Faculty Adviser Dr. Eleanor Gaunder and Administrative Adviser Angela Johns. Alpha Lambda Delta is involved in several activi- ties and supports several charities. The organization was founded nationally in 1923 and on campus in 1974. ALPHA PSI OMEGA Alpha Psi Omega honors students who make outstanding contributions to the the- atre program. Students who have partici- pated in university drama productions are invited to join. The Zeta chapter holds meetings the first Monday of each month. With the advisement of Jim Davis, Alpha Psi Omega recognizes those who have made continuous and special work in University theatre. ALPHA KAPPA DELTA-Front Row: Andrea Porter, Cardelia Smith, Brenda S. Ferguson-Swick. Row 2 Rebecca Warren, Shannon Henson, Kimela Wiley, Nancy Murphy. Back Row: Dr. Robert Little, Dr Jerry DeGregory, Dr. Billy Lindsey, Dr. Jerry Miley. ALPHA LAMBDA DELTA-Front Row: Penny Evans, Keri Parrish, Cheron Pitts, Jamie SIsk, C»m ' u Brown, Karla Felker. Row 2: Beverly Borden, Kristi Farr, Kalrina Jones, Adricnne HackHorlh Jennifer Bias, AlllHon SUrk, Amanda " nirker. Bark Row: Andrea Murphy, Daniel Beard. Dr. Kleaiun Gaunder, Jennifer ( ' oouer, Matthew Buerhaus, Kyle Brennamaii. 156 Organlzationa ALPHA PSI OMEGA-Front Row: Aaijr Skipnuui. JenniTer Stern. Bark Row: StelfOM Passmore, Srott StookNbrrry. TRI BF.TA-Frunt Row: ChrUtI SiaipMa, Mary Leigh GrlNNom, Reeda Newton, Nanl Cooper, De ' Andra Stewart. Row 2: Holli HarRrove, Kyl« Brennaman, Ja.soii ilouNtoii, Jamie Cain, Kellee Reed. Bark Row: Dr. Don Roush, Cade Farris. BETA BETA BETA The Beta Ztla ( haj ler of Beta BeU Beta honor society was founded nationally in 1922 and on campus in 1953. Its purpose is to enrich the biology program througli field trips and guest speakers. Tri-Beta also allows biology nuuors to associate on a dif- ferent level. Members of Beta Beta Beta vis- ited the Tennessee Aquarium and had a wide range of speakers from medical to environmental. Associate membership is open to students who have an interest in biology, while honor society membership requires a B average in all biology classes and overall GPA. Tri-Beta is advised by Dr. Donald Roush. GAMMA BETA PHI Gamma Beta Phi ' s purpose is three-fold: to recognize and encourage individual excellence in education; to promote the development of leadership ability and char- acter in its members; and to foster, dissemi- nate, and improve education through appropriate service projects. Gamma Beta Phi was nationally founded on March 22, 1964, and was brought to this campus in November, 1992. Although a fairly new organization on campus, Gamma Beta Phi had over 300 members this year. To be eligi- ble for membership, a student must have completed 12-15 hours, and have either a 3.25 average or be in the top 20% of his or her class. IMA HKIA PHI-Front Row: Brandy Terry. If Andemon, Mirhael . . nthony. Jamie , Enrah Serai. Daniel Beard. Becky rieldinn. Johnnon. Karia Felker. Cbemn Pitt. . Tobi (ire« Privetl, TVoy Pritrbett. Jr Row 2: er Layaiaa. Jaaon Hou«lon. Lori (iri»»om, Tnrker. Kiaela E. Wiley. Ashley Welrh. Corkerham. Cardelia Smith, Heather M. , Beverly Borden. Donald Wllliam». Andrea r, Anna WiNon. Andrea DeBlieux. Krinti Goorh. CaMille Farri . i ura Parker. Sow 3: Brenda S. FerRason-Swirk. Monica MrMlrken. Srhuylar Cox, Cophia Jarknon. Cindy Heath, Shayna Frank . Krioti Farr. Kelli Haye . Jamen Brnmley. Carrie WelU. Jeff MrCord. Loren Mason. Shannon Heniton. Mary LeiKh (irianom. Kimberly Smith. Row 4: Helen Stewart. Kelli Bennett. Heather Hiffdon, MtU— WHbum. Beth White. ChriKti Simpson, Teresa Harris. Jnlie Bittenbender. Susan Ragland. Christi Holland, ChrUtI White, Vonda Moore. Jaime Sisk, Mirheria Allea, Jennifer Johnson, TWyla Crayton. Melissa Bradford. Jenny Raffan. Chris Rohiing. Bark Row: Robbie Hillin. Shantina Walter. Aaron Irono. Tera Richardson. Karen Woodstock. Andrea Murphy. Aliria Cole, Tony Fortenberry, Robert Thornton. Robert Herbst, TonR Lin. Laressa Franks. Jennifer Steffen, HeatlM ' r Gaaqne. Frederick Maddox. OrRanUations 157 striving for Excellence . . . GAMMA THETA UPSILON-Front Row: Anthony Sims, Erik Waddell, Tim Rowell, JoAnne Brew Back Row: Dr. Bill Strong, Gary Green, Michael Waller, Frank Himmler. GAMMA THETA UPSILON The promotion of education and knowl- edge concerning geographical surroundings is the purpose of the Zeta Nu chapter of Gamma Theta Upsilon. The organization was founded nationally on May 15, 1928, and was established on campus December 9, 1980. To be a member students must have at least a B average and have complet- ed a minimum of three geography courses. Students must also rank in the upper 35 percentile of their class and must have completed at least three semesters of classes. KAPPA DELTA PI Excellence and outstanding contribu- tions to education are addressed by mem- bership in Kappa Delta Pi. Membership is available to juniors majoring in education. Dr. Greg Risner and Dr. John Light serve as advisers. KAPPA DELTA Pi-Front Row: Donna McDaniel, Cathy TomlinHon, Ginger Jones, Connie WIlliamM, Anna HardiHon, Dr. Pam FemHtrom, Dr. Regina Watkinx, Dr. Lynn Gillaflple, Deborah Guyton, Dr. Gregory Rianer. Row 2: Michelle Choate, Linda Keckley, Pat Uptain, Betty WhiNenant, Tammy Henry, Llna Holt, Monica Quillen, Madonna Oliver, Kim Chandler, Bruce Morgan. Row 3: Amanda Smith, Joan Breazeala, l nya ( ' ooper, Connie Oberneder, Violet Graben, Chris Chambers, Rachel Daily, Kendy Behrends. Bar Row: Richard llardiNon, Tom llowdyshell, Patric Saint, David Lundin, John Light. 168 OrganizatioM KAPPA MU EPSILON Tlie .Alabanui Beta cJuipter of Kappa Mu ksilon, founded iiatioiuUiy u 19;)! aitd on Kmpus in 1935. recognizes excellence in K area of mathematics. The purpose of R organization is to promote appreciation f mathenuitics, and fanuliarize members with advances in math. Membership requires at least one calculus class, an over- all GPA of 2.75, and a math GPA of at least 3.0. Members participate in picnics, Christmas parties, fall initiation banquets, and travel to regional and national meet- ings. UiPPA OMICRON NU-Un DbvIb. LuciU H«ium . PaUy Roi|er«. Jean D. Dnnn. KAPPA OMICRON NU The Kappa li ' ta Beta cluipKT of Kappa Omicron Nu was founded on campus in May, 1963. The purpose of the club is to promote scholarship, encourage intellectual development, and to assist in leadership development. This organization is open to students majoring in family and consumer services who are in the top 25 percent of their class. This year ' s president was Lisa Davis. The emphasis for the •95- 96 academ- ic year was on " Empowering Leaders. " The group offers a variety of opportunities to its members. The chapter always awards one local scholarship and one national scholar- ship. This year the group sponsored the Human Environmental Sciences Department Christmas Party and collected paper products for Safeplace. Meml)ers also cooperated with other campus organiza- tions in providing beverages during the con- struction of the Habitat House and cross- stitching of " Lions " for the recently reopened Stone Lodge. ANNE BICKLEY, Nirolr GMton. Amy Mirhat-l, and Christy Narp enjoy grtting to know rarh other after the Phi Alpha Theta fall initiation. Photo by Shannon Welhi. Orsanixation 150 PHI KAPPA PHI Juniors, seniors, graduate students, fac- ulty, and alumni can be elected into Phi Kappa Phi. The organization recognizes excellence in all academic disciplines. The honor society ' s requirements are a mini- mum of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and good charac- ter. Initiations were conducted in the fall and spring. The president this year was Dr. Thomas Osborne. PHI SIGMA IOTA Phi Sigma Iota is the foreign language honor society. Students who excel in the area of foreign language are initiated annu- ally into the organization. The faculty advis- er is Dr. Craig Christy. PHI ETA SIGMA Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society recognizes outstanding achievement among first-year students. Phi Eta Sigma was nationally founded in 1923 and was brought to this campus in 1974. This year there were approximately 40 members with Dr. Oscar Beck serving as adviser. The organization was led by President Rachel Bobo, Vice- President Misty White, and Secretary Cheron Pitts. To become a member, a stu- dent must have a 3.5 GPA at some time dur- ing his or her freshmen year and have no more than 20 hours of transfer courses. PHI SIGMA lOTA-Dr. Robert Adier, Dr. Craig Christy, Man{aret Wllk , Jennifer Gray, Michael WUUaimt, Robbie Hillla. PHI KAPPA PHI-Front Row: Amy Voss, Lorrie M. Richter, Heather Carter, Vicki Wade, Heidi Pollar Row 2: Marilyn Luna, Katherine Thompson, Ginger Layman, Lori Grissom, Debbie Jenkins. Row Karia Felker, Kristi Gooeh, Karen Jones, Michel Claire Bottoms. Row 4: Jennifer Johnson, An Bridges, Jane Wilson. Row 5: Connie Hillhouse Williams, Pamela Quinn Peebles, Laura Young. Row Tammy Hubbard, Felicia Freeman. Row 7: Amy Gordon, Anita Holcombe, Bethany Blanton. Row Ashley Welch, Jill Bishop. Row 9: Kris Teaff, Rachael Daily, TVacy Burcham. Back Row: Kim Cozar Peggy Hart. PHI KIA SIGMA-Front Row: Kerl Parrlsh, Allison Stack, Cheron Pitts, Amanda IXicker, Beve Borden, KarIa Felker Row 2: Frederick Maddox, Shay Allison, Adrienne Hack worth, Jennifer Coon Jamie Slak, Ca«cle Brown, Andrea Murphy. Back Row: Daniel Beard, Aaron Thompson. 160 Organ izations striving for Excellence . . . GIVING SOMETHING BACK. On April 20. Alplui Lambda Drita menib n« and Phi Eta .SiKma mrm- berH provide thr rampun with a new tree. President PottN Joined in the ceremony. Photo bjr Shannon Wells. PHI ALPHA THETA Phi Alpha Theta is the honor society that promotes and recognizes academic excel- lence in the field of history. The organiza- tion encourages the pursuit of knowledge and the promotion of unity among students and faculity. Membership includes comple- tion of at least 12 hours of history, a GPA of 3.1 or higher in history courses, and an overall GPA of 3.0. Students who meet the requirements are sent invitations to join. « Bl ALraA THBT A f Vii t Boar: Laaki MIMIrtoti. Amy VmM. Nicole Ganton. Le« Gatltal, CMnty Narp, t towajme BeyaoMa, Aaae Birkley. Kimtie Ward. Bradley Pool. Dr. Peter Barly. Jamw Hamrd. Bark RofR ■rren McKe«. Amy Mickael, Ikmm) Thompson. KeUy Lindaey. April Folden. Patrick W. Saint, Dr. Mary e McDaniel. Dr. R.B. ttmtmkmg, Dk Iba Oaiianie. Dr. Gcorse MakowaU. Dr. ! «■ Helmmenwum. OrKanixatiom 181 SIGMA TAU DELTA-Front Row: Robert Crisp, Ginger Layman, Amy Kelley, Laura Lindley. Row 2: Reeda Newton, Adviser Dr. Lisa Minor, Cassie Mollis, Jennifer Steffen, Christi Simpson, Heather Ratliff, Penny Evans, Christi White, Heather Carter, Alice Cook, Curt Corley, Margaret Wilics. Row 3: Emily Crane, Karla Felker, Jenny Stolsworth, Dewayne Reynolds. Back Row: John M. Comer, Duane R. Ellff, Melinda Waldrop, Elizabeth Sutherland, Billle Medendap, Sylvia A. Orrick. STEVE WOMMAK, award-winning mystery writer, addresses the annual Writers ' Conference. Photo by Shannon Wells. SIGMA TAU DELTA Sigma Tau Delta, the English honor soci- ety, was founded in 1924. It was initiated at this campus on February 2, 1936. The chap- ter has 58 members. Sigma Tau Delta offers members several advantages. They get the prestige of being involved with a national honor society. Also, they have access to scholarships and awards. Finally, they have the opportunity to participate in the Renaissance Faire and the Wr iters ' Conference. Members also gain the support of peers who are also interested in English. This year ' s officers were Robert Crisp (president). Ginger Layman (vice-presi- dent), Amy Kelley (secretary), and Laura Lindley (historian). Dr. Lisa Minor is the sponsor. TAU EPSILON KAPPA Tau Epsilon Kappa is a fifteen-year-old campus organization whose purpose is to explore the world of technical theatre. The group is responsible for all technical aspects of programs that are presented in Norton Auditorium. The organization is presided over by Sam Gross and Daniel Wright. Its sponsor is Jim Davis. 162 Ontanizatiom striving for Excellence . . . KAPPA KAPPA PSI-Front Row: CralR Werka. Thomaii Turkrr, Spenrer Johnaon. Row 2: Mark LauKhlin. Rri-lftinl BrII, Mark MrChriHtian. Sidney H« ' «rii. Row .»: Rodney Brown, JoHeph Stallworth, Jrn-m MihhIs B« k Row: Ryan " nilery. Nathan Wnt-KH ' . Michael liutrhinN, Eric Kirkman, J.J. Norton. KAPPA KAPPA PSI Kappa Kappa Psi is an honor society for students who participate in the university band. The organization was founded nation- ally on November 27, 1919, and was estab- lished on campus April 29, 1988. The pur- pose of the organization is to promote exis- tence and welfare of college bands. Membership is by invitation and Dr. Edd Jones is the adviser. TAU BETA SIGMA The Eta Beta chapter of Tau Beta Sigma was founded May 15, 1983. The organiza- tion has existed nationally since March 26, 1946. Tau Beta Sigma is a national honorary band sorority. Members must be enrolled in band, have a good attitude, and have com- pleted an eight-week education program before they are initiated. Once initiated, members participate in activities such as Christmas dinners and camping trips. They also attend conferences and conventions, and host the Alabama State Band Festival each April. PHI ALPHA Phi Alpha is the social work honorary society. The organization ' s purpose is to recognize outstanding talent and scholastic achievement in the social work program. This year Phi Alpha co-sponsored a social work day on campus. The club was founded on campus in 1988, and its activities include the Girls ' Group Home on campus and the World Hunger Program. Phi Alpha ' s sponsor is Dr. Jack Sellers, and the group meets once a month in Stevens Hall. Requirements for membership are a 3.0 overall GPA and 3.2 in one ' s miyor. TAir BETA SIGMA-Front Row: Holly Hollman. Carol Uwr«iic«. Anffle KniKkt, Any Moore. Row 2: Berrrty Smith. .Amber Smitk. Kiai Snider. Amy Phillip . Bark Row: Kim Hall. Dr. Edd Jones. Sandy " Robin Williams. Organlzatiom 169 The TJniversitv Proqram Councn provides campus entertainment provid es campus entertainmen A SUSPICIOUS MIND. Bob Harris lectured on conspiracies in America. Photo by Shannon Wells. Mthout a doubt, the University Program Council provides an invaluable service to students by organizing and sponsoring many entertaining and unique events on campus. Its members (made up of repre- sentatives from other campus organiza- tions) work together to provide a better atmosphere on campus. The UPC sponsors such major events on campus as the annual " Step Sing " show, Miss UNA, and the Mr. and Miss University competition held dur- ing Homecoming week. Besides these undertakings, the UPC does its best to search out new and rising talents to bring to the campus. These talents range from solo guitarists to new fresh-faced comedians. The UPC also brings a series of speakers to the campus during both fall and spring semesters. Under the leadership of Tobi Mayes and the advisement of Jayne Jackson, the UPC soared yet again by bringing a great season of entertainment to the campus. In February, the Zydeco Band was brought to campus to help join in the celebration of Mardi Gras. During March, Bob Harris pro- vided his enthralling lecture entitled " Beyond JFK. " The campus shook with laughter when comedian Renee Hicks stormed the campus with her " Bald Ambition Tour 11 " in April. During Spring Fling, the campus was treated to such pop- ular bands as " Jim Jones, " " Mind Station, " " Fiddleworms, " and " Johnny Clueless. " The fall semester kicked off with a " Back to Class Bash " which was held in -the Amphitheatre. Schlindler ' s list survivor, Zev Kedem, spoke to the campus in late September. On October 16-20, the UPC sponsored Alcohol Awareness Week by hav- ing " The Floating Men " come to the Amphitheatre for a non-alcoholic party, and they also brought speakers to campus to encourage responsible drinking. " Johnny Clueless " came back to the campus in October to celebrate Homecoming after Mr. and Miss University. The UPC also offered students the chance to go to the movies without spend- ing money. Each Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, movies were shown at 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. in the University Center. (Continued on next page) IM OrganUatloiM A GUITAB VIBTUOSO. BlUy McLaughlin put on an impressive show in the Performance Center. Photc by Amy BridenbauKh. (Ccmtintu ' dfrom previous page) ' Some of these movies included: " Pulp Fiction, " " Circle of Friends, " " Nell, " " Speed, " " Safe Passage, " " Rocky Horror lecture Show, " " I.Q., " ' Ugends of the Fall, " and " Heathers. " -HoUi Hargrove and Allison Stack MUSIC TO EAT BY. Ruraell Mefford and Chria Quilirn perform in the rafetrrim. Photo by Shannon Wellii. UNIVERSITY PROGRAM COUNCIL-Front Row: Terrenre D. Willis, Cophia Jackson, Karia Felker, Razza Mitrhrll, Courtney Hoover, Lenora Lee, ,)eniiir r Spiller. Row 2: Jeff Gehlbarh, Libra LaGrone, Jennifer Steen, Jamie Kincald, Tobi MaypN, Lori Webster, Nikki Potts. Row 3: Jeff Eubanks, Melinda Waldrop, Caacie Brown, Kellee Reed, Leah MrCreary, Steve Lewis, Airy Hester, Mirhael Anthony. Bark Row: Larry Graves, Clovis Davis Jr., Eric Harvey, Cory Brewer, Bobby South Jr., Holll Hargrove, Dannielle Russell, Jennifer Danylo, Jayne Jackson, Emrah Serai. A TASTE OF BOl RBON STREET. John Wilson A Tlie Zydeco Homc Bockei Aulag tke Mardi GrM Celebnitio . Plioto Christopher Rohlinc. ■ C laareci OrnanizaUons 168 • The LaGrange Society is considered the highest non-academic honor a student can receive on campus. Membership in the soci- ety provides many opportunities for person- al growth while giving invaluable services to the university. The organization began in 1973 with women serving as Golden Girls. In the early 1980s men were added to the group and the named was changed to Golden Girls and Ambassadors. The society continued under this title until 1993. In an effort to bring uni- formity to the name and bring in the history of the university ' s first site of 1830 .(LaGrange College), the name was changed to the LaGrange Society. Full-time sophomores, juniors, and seniors are selected each spring by a process which includes a minimum grade point requirement of 2.25 on a 4.00 scale, role play scenarios, and a personal interview with a panel of university representatives. The LaGrange Society has a three-fold mission: to serve as official hosts and host- esses for the university president ' s recep- tions and events, to serve with the Office of Admissions for recruitment purposes, and to serve as Leo II ' s official sponsor by raising money for his care. Members may be seen collecting money at football games, giving tours to prospec- tive students and their families, or working the information desk in Bibb Graves Hall. Whatever their duty, they may be recog- nized wearing the official uniforms. Thi: may be a purple golf shirt which carries th( LaGrange Society logo when they are seiT ing daily on campus, or the more forma purple suit for women and navy jacket anc tie for men when hosting receptions. LaGrange Society members hold ; unique position. They are the students wh( make the first impression on many visitors No matter what the call may be, th« LaGrange Society can always be seer upholding the highest standards of the uni versity and giving their best to the campu: while receiving the experience of a lifetime. -Cara Dawn Byforc PUTTINi; HKR m;s I l OOT forward. Sophomore Cheroii Pitts introduces prospective students ( i the campus. Pholo li ( hristophrr Kohlin|{. ISA OrganlMtlom PASSING THE PLATE. Wendy Walkrr, Deborah Gnasoni, and Jeff EubankN prepare to rollert money for Leo II. Photo by Chriatopher Rohllng. GAME DAY. Blake MrDanlel and Amy Bridgea take time away from their reaponiiibiUtlea to watrh the exriting game. Photo by Chriatopher RohUng. vr.RANGE SmiKit-t-ronl Row: Jill BUhop. Letilie Simpnon. Melanie Hargett. Michelle Rape. roll PittA. Rarhael Bobo. Karia Felker. Cara Dawn Byford. Chriitty Johnoon, Jennifer Wright, fha Owen. Row 2: Jamie Siafc, April WalUre. Tobi Mayen. Mitity White, Bethany Blanton. Suzanne iger. .Amy Bridge , (andacc Wiattem, Meianie BradboO ' , Wendy Walker. Deborah Goimoni. Bark r on: Randy Smith. Brent rolllns. Bart Rirkard, Matt Aadenon. Biake MrDaniel. Jeremy BaluMi, Jim rnmhle. Todd Fou.vt. Wade Walkini. Brandon JotaaOM, Barak Serai. Bay (handler. Jeff Eubanka. Oitaai atioiM 197 Pushin ' to Pprfprtion The Pride of Dixie marches into succes Before the fall semester even begins, the band starts getting ready for their upcoming year of performances. In the mid-August sun, the band practices for close to twelve hours a day during their first week of rehearsals. Once the fall semester begins, the band members put in an hour of practice Monday through Friday and an additional rehearsal on Saturday mornings. Besides an intense dedication to prac- ticing, another key factor in putting together a terrific half-time show is the positive attitudes of the band members. " 1 had much enthusiasm when I got here, and that enthusiasm has stayed with me throughout the year, " said percussionist David Draper. The Pride of Dixie, as always, had a full schedule. They performed at every home football game, but their responsibilities did not end there. Whenever the football team was away, the band loaded their instruments onto buses and went to play at exhibitions for high school band com- petitions. Whether it was an exhibition or a game, they always received the standing ovation that they deserved. " When we ' re out on the field performing, the long hard practices pay off, " said freshman Betsy Jurchenko. The legendary half-time show, under the leadership of drum major, Joseph Stallworth, opened with " Things . . . Caravan, " and quickly moved into the slower-paced " Since 1 Fell for You. " Next the majorettes entertained the audience with their feature spotlight to " Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, " which was followed by the Lionette feature dance to " Shop Around. " The percussion solo was electri fying with the song sometimes known a; " Hellfire: Damnation. " Then, the energj reached its climax with the crowd pleaser " C Jam Blues, " which made for a dynamic finale. " I feel like this can be, and quite possi bly will be, the finest band in the 18 years 1 have been here, " according to veterar band director, Dr. Edd Jones. " We have everything in place for it to be the finest. " After all of the practices, shows, anc exhibitions the band proved that thej were the best they could be. The Pride ol Dixie Marching Band gave the footbal fans a show to remember while creating lasting memories of their own. — Keith Newberrj LAYING THE FOUNDATION. The percuHHlon Hertlon tii the heart beat of the band. Photo by Mirhele A. Fabiano. 188 Organizations MAKING SOME NOISE. Jennifer Thomait doM her part to help the Pride of Dixie produce a thundering roar. Photo by D. Lee Phillips. THE LEADER. Ah conductor of the Pride of Dixie, Drum Major Joseph Stallworth has hU hands fuli. Photo by D. Lee Phillips. A. IMPRKSSIVE DISPL AY Tke I91). ' Pride of Dixie lived up to their stellar repaUUon. Photo by D. Lee PUlUp». Organlxations 169 LIONETTE HEATHER HAGER prepares her next move during the Lionette feature dance at the halftime show. Photo by D. Lee Phillips. FLAG LINE-Front Row: Mandy Moore, Dana Morgan, Gina Yeager (head), Latasha Wiggins. Back Row: Rachael Dodson, Stacy Spencer, Jill Taylor, Jennifer Wilder. Photo by D. Lee Phillips. FEATURE TWIRLERS Jeana Barrett anu Jennifer Ne«kauR. Photo by D. Lee PhillipA. EXCITING BEGINNING. Majorettes prepare to impreKM the crowd at the halliime ithow at an evening game. Photo by D. Lee PliillipH. 170 Organization Mdinn the l njce The Auxiliary Units shine at hal tinrie When football fans think of a half-time ' W, the idea that most often comes to iiiind is the extra performers who do not play instruments, but entertain the crowd with their smiles and their energetic rou- imes. These performers are the m orettes, the Lionettes, the flag line, and feature twirl ' Ts, each of which contribute to the siu cess of the band ' s performances by impressing the crowd with their dances, ' and brilliant display of flags. " 1 love . Lionet te. " said ( ' hristy Harvey. " IVe iiiade so many friends, and I get to do what I love to do the best . . . dancing! " The auxiliary units practice with the band on a daily basis, as well as on Saturday mornings. Sometimes these groups practice more than two hours a day to perfect their routines. Tasha Wiggins, a freshman flag corps member, commented " I like working with a group of people who are dedicated to one performance, and working at it no mat- ter how early in the morning or how late in the hot day to get it perfect. " The hard work and dedication of the members of the auxiliary units was very t WU WW. t noticeable at every home football game and at exhibitions at local high schools. The auxiliary units worked very hard this year to provide the crowd with a great show. The Lionettes contributed to this year ' s review by dancing their way through the upbeat song, " Shop Around, " while the majorettes displayed their talented twirling during " Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy. " The auxiliary units combined their efforts at the end of the show to produce an explosion of color using red, orange, yellow, green, and blue flags. There was something different this year, as the auxiliary units got new costumes. These added to the appeal of their perfor- mances. " The glamour is the best part, " said nuyorette Erin Blackwell. " The great thing about the UNA band is that there are one hundred and fifty people out there trying to accomplish one goal, and that is to perform their best show to the best of their ability every single time, " said Feature Twirler Jennifer Neskaug. — Keith Newbeny LIONETTES-Front Rom: Amanda Gentle, Christy Harvey, Amarls Hanbark, Stephanie Frons, Monica Parrish (head), Amy Evans, Atlsha Bymrr, Jessica Campbell, Jennifer Moran, and Heather Hager. Bark Row: IVaci Harrison, Amy Reeder, Honey BeddinKfield, Julie Fricke, Amanda Wigginton, LindKay Perry, Dana Wimberly, Misti Sharp, and Kayla Deval. Pkoto by D. Lee Phillips. MAJORETTES-Front Row: Christy Corbie, Keirl Glaze, Karie Devaney, Gina Baker. Second Row: Emily Grissom, Ashley Gusmus, Kristi Shields, Uura Allred. Back Ao-m: Erin Blackwell. Kim Lamon, Cindy Bates, Patti Guthrie (head). Pkoto by D. Lee PhilUpe. OrtanisatioiM 171 THE COLLEGIATE SINGERS The Collegiate Sin gers have an extremely busy schedule. Not only do the singers prac- tice four times a week, but they have many performances on campus, and they repre- sent the university when they travel to area schools and churches to perform. The Collegiate Singers also go on tour once a year. In March, the annual tour took the group to New Orleans, Louisiana, for fun and several scheduled performances. They perform many times throughout the year at such events as YuleFest which takes place in December and several seasonal recitals. The CoUegiates always put on an impressive show as they use all of their hard work and preparation to give their absolute best at every performance. THE CHAMBER CHOIR The members of the Chamber Choir are selected from the Collegiate Singers. They perform pieces that are especially WTitten for a small choir. The talents of the Choir are showcased at their annual fall and spring concerts. The group also takes part in YuleFest. The Choir was 20 members strong this year. The group ' s sponsor is Dr. Prowse. THE UNIVERSITY CHORALE Formerly the Men ' s and Women ' s Chorus, The University Chorale is open to ail stu- dents who may wish to improve their singing skills while meeting people who have an interest in music. The group per- forms various types of vocal music for the public. They have performed with the Collegiate Singers and given spring and fall concerts in addition to performing at YuleFest. THE VOCAL JAZZ ENSEMBLE The Vocal Jazz Ensemble represents the university by performing a variety of jazz styles of music. Prospective members must audition. Those who make it perform on ai off campus and have the opportunity appearing at such widely publicized even as Panoply and the Handy Festival. Tl Vocal Jazz Ensemble also went on tour wi the Collegiate Singers to New Orleans ai they experienced the thrill of performing the open air markets in New Orleans. Th( also give an entertairiing jazz concert eve semester. AN OUTDOOR SOLILOQUY. Daniel Carwile, an accomplished violinist, doesn ' t need an orchestra sound good. Photo by Shannon Wells. gjl iJEssai agj COLLEGIATE SINGER.S-Front Row: Dr. RolxTt ProwHO, I.aura Parker, Laura Owen, Melinda Hood, Carol Kntfland, Klizabcth Bock, .Scot! .lohnNoii. ( has : L. FarriN, Helen Stewart, Brett Glbfion, Andy DaviN, Krika Mayfield. Row 2: Jennifer Rowland, Rachel Wilson, Kmily Burke, ( ' ccilia lla ood, Royd lia.H(o Taryn Bucher, Leah MrOeary, David Ray, Belly Baddley, Kim Caton, C hrls ErickNon, Jennifer Kelly. Row 3: Nathan Spry, Julie Payne, Shannon Sander Tammy Hubbard, Angela ' Hite, And! Bray, Melanie HarKett, Remi NewhouHe, Jaiton ThraHher Bark Row: Wesley Rutherford, Charissa Johnson, Mi(( Benton, Myra Webb, Jana ' Dicker, Cade FarriN, Wade Struebing, Keith Caprara, Eric Harvey, Dwlght WinHton. 172 Organizatio UNIVERSITY CHORALE-Front Row: Jonathan GuHby. Churk Bradberry. Jennifer Cobb, Kelly Butler, Stary Spencer, Anita AkerH, Eliae GilrhriKt, Director Dr. Robert Prow»e. Row 2: James Jones, Rich Dodson, LeAnne Jones, Amy Butler, Melinda Waldrop, Anna Lewis, Kendall Mood. Row 3: Jason Sharp, Daniel Beard, Jason StaKKK, Daniel Smith, Brian Williams, Shane Weldon, James Moore, Jason Stafford. Back Row: Chris Livingston, GreRory James, Gabriel Williams. C ' KA.MBER C ' HOIR-Front Row: Cecelia HaKood, Carol England, Elizabeth Beck, Rachel Wilson, Ginger Layman. Row 2: Angela Tate, Jana Tucker, Scott Johnson, Shannf n Sander , Director Dr. Robert Prowse. Row .3: Keitk Caprara, Wesley Rutherford, Myra Webb, Andi Bray. Back Row: Remi Newhouse, Michael D. Barber, David Ray, Dwight Winston, Eric Harvey. ' Ml y y W y front Row: Rich DodMM. Hm Uawtead. Row 2: Director Dr. Robert Prowiw, I Uils.M I. r. 1 11:1 Jennifer Rowland, Peter T. Avallowe. Back Row: Michael Barber, Rojrd .« .ion, Andt Bray, .Myra Mebto. Organizations 173 . ._ „, „ JIULIL partmehtar groups provide needed experience HIDING IN THE SHADOWS. Donald Williams uses his directing talents during a simulated broadcas Photo by Shannon Wells. ALPHA EPSILON RHO Alpha Epsilon Rho is the university broadcasting society. The group ' s main pur- pose is to better prepare students for their careers and also to provide an important link between the academic and professional worlds of communication. AERho, which was 25 members strong this year, partici- pated in many activities on campus as well as National Broadcasting Society conven- tions and competitions. AERho always brings interesting speakers to campus. This year, the list included WZYP ' s popular morning DJ ' s, Ace and TJ and sportscaster Harold Bugg from WHNT TV. Alpha Epsilon Rho has chosen Tourette ' s Syndrome as its national charity. ALPHA CHI Alpha Chi offers its members develop- ment opportunities in accounting and busi- ness. The organization also provides stu- dents valuable opportunities for involve- ment with professional organizations. This year the group held a picnic attended by area accountants which gave students the chance to make contacts. The officers this year were Joanna Hodum, president; Joseph Woodruff, vice president; and Sandra E. Van Derra, treasurer. The group ' s adviser is Dr. Walter Campbell. . :i - -■-- " ,■ -T • -. ■■-A " ■ ' t --i:. ' ' ' " tr_A .. ..- ALPHA EPSILON RHO-Kront Row: Kim Petereon, SUcey Hair, Dr. Janet MrMullen, adviHpr; .lennil Johnton, Lori CaNon. Row 2: Kacey Reed, David Hayes, MeliHsa Hodges, Bob Amerson, Billy l.oi Back Bow: Greg Prlvetl, 1 ler Greer, Jason Staggs, Darrell McCoUum, Dr. A. Edward Foote, advi.ser 174 OrganizationH I.l ' ll ( ' lll-i ' ' rtiii( Kow: Sandra K. VanDrnla, Jaiiiia Hill. Jitwrph Allen WiMHjrufT. Bmr S: Samra ihoiiii. .loNiiiiN HiMluni, Andrra Murpky. Kow 3: Wriul) ' While, Ur. Walter Campbell, advliier. Back K-6 ORGANIZATIONS Tho K-() OrMUDizatioti is a club for stu- dents with rniyors in elementary education. The club provides its members with infor- mation on the elementary education pro- gram, and gives students and faculty the opportunity to get better acquainted with each other. Activities this year included demonstrations for bulletin Ijoard materials and mock interviews conducted by area ele- mentary school principals. Officers this year were Russ White, president; Kristen Barnes, vice president; Tina Flanagan, sec- retary; and Susie Stockton, treasurer. Sponsors are Janice Myhan and Nancy Draper. HUMAN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES The Human Environmental Sciences Club is an organization for human environ- mental science majors and minors. Its pur- pose is to promote leadership in human environmental sciences and to recruit new students for its membership. The club ' s activities always include attending state and local meetings and bringing in featured guest speakers, such as managers from Parisians. This year ' s officers were Ashley Drummond, president; Rebecca Clark, vice president; Hollie Lanier, treasurer; and Michelle Callaway, secretary. The organiza- tion is sponsored by Dr. Kay Abbott. K 6 PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION-Front Row: Monira MrMirken, Susie Stockton, KriNten BarnpN, Laura Parker. Bark Row: Ruaa Wkite, Janire Myhan, advlHer; Laura Jane Jenkina, Dana Pendley, Carrie Lambert. N ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES-Pront Janene Stromquist, Gayla Nixon. Hollie er. Mantha Hill. Rebecca Clark. Jennifer Jalie Rollins. Row 2: Sondra Ganm. Carta Moore. Jnlie Bittenbender. Jfidie Parkam, Vonda Moore. MaRen 1rkery. Staria Perriffin, Laura Weaver. Chrinty Johniton. Row .3: Mimi Mclnisk, ' numeU Lonx. Michelle CclUway, Dr. Kajr Abbott, adviaer. Bark Kow: Jalie Davla, Aaklejr Drummond. Melanie Bradbury, Skcree Bramlett, Ginger Mci ' omb, Lisha Auatin. Omanizatiooa 17S RE. MAJORS CLUB The P.E. Majors Club works to promote lifetime fitness, wellness, and lifestyle man- agement. The club ' s annual activities include a Fall Conference and a Halloween visit to hospitals. They are involved with two charities: the American Heart Association and the Salvation Army. The only requirement for membership is a P.E. major or minor. Officers this year were Gavin Franklin, president; Freddie McConnell and Mike Claunch, co-vice presi- dents; Karin Lash, secretary; and Cynthia White. Faculty sponsors are Don McBrayer and Kathy Price. PE MAJORS-Front Row: Staci Hogue, Jeanna Barrett, Tracey Stricklin, Karin Lash, Cynthia White, Christy Lewey, Billy Bradford. Back Row: Bret Jennings, Freddie McConnell, Gavin Franklin, Michael Claunch, David McFall, Edgar Poe, Rusty Wheeles. f KW POLITICAL SCIENCE CLUB The main objective of the Political Science Club is to encourage student par- ticipation in political activities and to pro- mote poUtical education. This year, there were 15 active members. The president was Dewayne Reynolds. Faculty sponsors for the club are Dr. Clark D. Mueller and Mr. Stephen C. Robards. Membership in the club is open to all students. All that is required of a prospective member is that he or she have an interest in the field of politi- cal science. POLITICAL SCIENCE CLUB-Front Row: Sandra Flippo, Pam Maxwell, Paige Button, Ashley Miles, Caria Daniel. Back Row: Greg Cole, Dr. Clark Mueller, Dewayne Reynolds. PRCA The Public Relations Council of Alabama (PRCA) plays an important role at this uni- versity. It is responsible for all announce- ments, signs, and advertisement concerning campus theater productions. Lisa Vickers and Leslie Howard lead the two-year-old organization in uniting students involved in the public relations fields of study. PRCA meets once a month in the communication building to plan group meetings with public relations professionals and programs to help members learn about trends in the public relations field. PUBLIC RELATIONS COUNCIL OF ALABAMA-Front Row: Donald WiinaiiiM .Ir., .lohn Paul Lawhea( Kat Davis, arla Naves. Row 2: Leslie Howard, Dawn Nielsen, Nicky Ray. Back Row: Rachel Bobo, Lis Vickers, April Wallace. 176 OrganlzattoM Beyond the Classroom . . . BK( KIVI (i AN HONOR. PR( A iikmiiImt Rachel Boboraceivps an award durinK the Phi Kappa Phi cer- pniotn pre . -ii(f l h Dr. Donald Koush. Photo by Ckriatopker Rohlinti- PHI BETA LAMBDA Phi Beta Lamlxla is an educational asso- ciation made up of students pursuing careers in business or business education. Phi Beta Lambda ' s purpose is to increase self-confidence, strengthen business skills, and ease the transition from college to career. T-shirt sales, mum sales, the " Business Meal " workshop, and Bowl for Kids ' Sake are just a few of the activities Phi Beta Lambda participates in. Throughout the year the organization invit- ed several guest speakers to discuss the world of business. Some of the speakers included Ed Knotts, Beverly Absher, Debbie Pool, and Linda Whittaker. This year Phi Beta Lambda met monthly with their advis- ers Donna Yancey and Dr. Margie Crocker. HI BETA LA.MBOA-Froiit Row: DoniM Yancry. Mantis Crock«r, advinrr. THuha Hadson. Aakley CarieaUw Gay. Bark Row: Mirhael Re«d, Mltck viser; Eaiily Smith. Lori Griasom. .Angie Welch. Row 3: Lanna King, Eren Igar. Jenny Mitrhell, Tolga Sapirogia, Emrah Seal, Job Hakop. Beth MrKinney. Gm Spear . Row 2: Dr. Parlier, Skeree Braailett, Holly Roberta, HaailUw. Organisationa 177 Beyond (he Classroom . . . HAVING A LAUGH. Criminal Justice Htudents ei oy themHelveM wliile listening to their profes- sor, Dr. Billy Lindsey, who is the head of the Sociology Oriminal Justice department. Photo by Shannon Wells. SOCIAL WORK ORGANIZATION-Front Row: Brenda S. Ferguson-Swick, Cardelia Smith, Kerri Myers, La«handa Word. Row 2: Kimela E. Wiley, Becky Lovelady, Teresa Pace. Back Row: Lee Buniss, Debra Keeton, Wendi Layman. 178 Organizationa SOCIAL WORK ORGANIZATION Pounded in 1974, the Social Work I " Haniziition w-as estab!ishe i to provide ser- . t ' s ft)r th« surrouniiiiig cornnumity agen- cies. All members are majoring in social work and are interested in growing as much as possible in their Tield before graduating. This year the SWO had twenty-tiv ' active members, and they participated in fundrais- ers and attended a conference. The officers were Sainantha Self, Becky Lovelace, Teresa Pace, Vicki Bratcher, and Wendy Layman. The group is sponsored by Jackie Wmston. STUDENT NURSES ASSOCIATION-Front Row: ( amille FarrisN. Row 2: Klmberly Smith, preai- ilrnt. Row 3: Laura Sumbone. Back Row: .lennifer Catron. KW PROGRAM. Daryl Woods. Laura Parker, and Kmrah Seal talk at the Student-Faculty Mi ' iitor Reception held in the Academic Kisiiurce ( " enter. The proKram allowN Htudents time to diHCUHK problems or f{et tutoring in the ARC from a professor. Photo by Christopher KohlinR. STUDENT NURSES ASSOCIATION The Student Nurses Association is an organization open to nursing and pre-nurs- ing students. Its purpose is to contribute to nursing education by providing programs of fundamental and current professional inter- est and concerns. Activities include raising money for Hospice, a group of volunteers that care for the terminally ill. They also raise funds for other local charities through bake sales and raffles held in the University Center. Officers are Kimberly Smith, presi- dent; Camille Farris, 1st vice president; Shannon Bailey, 2nd vice president; Angela Best, treasurer; Shely Estes, co-treasurer; Heidi Rudman, corresponding secretary; and Norma Bigbie, recording secretary. Sponsors are Cathy Malone, Wanda Bradford and Alyce Brown. SOCIOLOGY CRIMINAL JUSTICE CLUB The Sociology Criminal Justice Club was founded on this campus in 1985. It is open to any student who desires to join with an interest in sociology or criminal justice. The club boasted a membership of approximate- ly 30 students who participated in a variety of activities this year including picnics and a field trip to the Indian Mound Museum. They also visited several criminal justice institutions in both Alabama and Tennessee. The club ' s sponsor is Dr. Jerry DeGregory. SOCIOLOGY CRIMINAL JUSTICE CLUB: Front Row: Andrea Porter. Cardelia Smith. Kim Whiley, Brenda Snick. Michelle Barber Row 2: Rebecca Warren, Linda Barfield, Nancy Murphy, Erica ZeiH. Back Row: Dr. Robert Little, Dr. Jerry Detiregory, Dr. Billy Lindsey, Dr. Jerry Mlley, Chris Erickson. Organisations 17t Enlfjlainiiin parftdpat ftrtlybs that cater to their interest ART STUDENT ASSOCIATION The Art Student Association concen- trates on the development of growth and stimulation of higher ideals and creativity. The ASA promotes all fields of visual art on campus. The expression of student interest is the aim of the association ' s activities. This year the ASA participated in several activities including an art show held at Mitchell Hollingsworth Nursing Home dur- ing October, and another art show which was displayed in the University Center dur- ing November and December. The group also enjoyed a cookout and a trip to Birmingham. The sponsors for the ASA are John Turner and Chiong-Yiao Chen. Christopher Rohling served as president. BLACK STUDENT ALLIANCE The Black Student Alliance is open to all university students. The purpose of this seven-year-old organization is to promote unity, diversity, and cultural awareness, and to provide leadership opportunities. Their activiti es for this year included fund-raisers, Black History Month events, fashion shows, the Ebony Festival, and World Peace Day. The organization supports many charities (Continued on next page) BALANCING ACT. Art Department Professor Son Shady designed a unique block that hung between the art buildings during the fall semes- ter. Photo by Shannnon Wells. ABT STUDENT ASSOCIATION-Front Row: Torrl Linton, Anita Collins, Mary White, Myra Priii-tt Chris Rohling, Sandi Stephens, and Tnra Butler. Row 2: Christy Hulsey, Jason Fuller, lloailic Roemer, Christopher Howell, Soni Coomer, and Adam Robison. Bark Row: Hm Kolankiewicz and Johi TXimer. ISOOrguilzatioiw i (CoiitimuHi nmi pnnuDiui xtfii ' ) such as the su g, e partMit nieiitor pruj rain, Boys ajul Girls ( " lubs, and the Help Oenter. BSA has over thirty members aiul is very active on campus. The Black Student Alliance is sponsored by Dr. Jackie Osborne. The officers for this year are Betty Heaven, president; Teresa Horton, vice president; Tarina Mabry, secretary; and Donald Williams, treasurer. BLACK STUDENT ALLIANCE-Front Sow: Donald II. WillianiH, Jr., Tirina L. Mabry, Betty llpavrn, Terry Webtiter, Aprlell BurftPHH. Row 2: Kandi RuHNell, ( ' ardeiia Smith, Lorrn Manon, IVuiiHha Harvry, Cisrly ArmiitronK. Row 3: KiHHa ShuKani, Tpretta M. Horton, Charolrtte Y. Gamer, Davlne Young, Kim JarkHon, Tiffany llarriM. Back Row: Cawpy EgglPHton, MeliNNa Taylor, Joey Luster, Karen Pack, Razza Mitchell, Tera Richard Non. COLLEGE REPUBLICANS-Front Row: Leah McCreary, Jaaon Evans. Row 2: Sandra Pabon, Carrie-Annp Sims, Alan Gastler, Razza Mitchell. Row 3: Dewayne Rpynoldx, Brent Bolton, Scott Johnson, Darrpn L. Kennpmpr. Back Row: J.J. Ilarmond, Eric llarvpy, JpfT Gphlbach, Jay B. Skipworth, Rhett Barnelt. COLLEGE REPUBLICANS The College Republicans had an exciting year because of the building excitement over the ' 96 Presidential Campaign. The purpose of the College Republicans is to promote the ideas of the Republican Party and bring informative speakers to campus. Membership in this club is open to all stu- dents who are interested in the Republican Party. This year the club had 20 members. The president was Dewayne Reynolds. ASSOCL TION FOR COMPUTING MACHINERY The Association for Computing Machinery, founded in 1947, is an organiza- tion open to full time students who are majoring or niinoring in computer science r who have an interest in computers. The .issociation fosters an interest in comput- ers, their operation, application, and impact on society. In November, the members par- ticipated in the Alabama Programming Contest. ACM is sponsored by Dr. Oscar Beck, Tom Center, and Jean Henderson. The ofTicers for this year are Rick Ruhl, president; Melissa Burgett, secretary; and Christv Cook, treasurer. -- ( lATION FOR COMPITING MACHINERY-Front Row: Chrti.t look, Ttmej Coggias, Katky I ' rs. Bark Row: Brett Hodge , MeUMa B«i«ett, Rick Ruhl. Ibm Ccater. OtgaaiuUoM 181 Entertaining tlieir Dreams . . GEOGRAPHY CLUB The Geography Club promotes the disci- pline of geography through Geographic Awareness Week, field trips, cook-outs, and community activities. Membership is open to all students. Dr. Bill Strong serves as the faculty adviser. ENGLISH CLUB The purpose of the English Club is to promote the mastery of written expression, encourage worthwhile reading and enhance a spirit of fellowship among men and women interested in literature and writing. All university students with a 2.0 GPA are encouraged to attend meetings. ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY ASSOCLVTION Members of the Entertainment Industry Association become more aware of careers and opportunities in the music industry through promotions and active involvement in musical entertainment on campus. Membership is open to any interested stu- dent, but dues are required. Members are given the opportunity to hear a variety of guest speakers and participate in events such as concerts, the. Urban Music confer- ence, and Harvest Jam. Dr. Newton Collins is the faculty adviser. FASHION FORUM Students with an interest in interior design and fashion merchandising are encouraged to participate in the Fashion Forum. Planning and participating in infor- mative, educational programs concerning styles, fads, and fashion are focal points of the organization. Any registered student who is a fashion merchandising or interiors major or has an interest in the activities and functions of the club is welcome to join. Fashion Forum activities include career day, new member night, spring recognition night, and a Homecoming T-shirt sale. CHARTING A NEW DESTINY. Geography st dents concentrate while designing a map f( their class. Photo by Shannon Wells. GEOGRAPHY CLUB-Front Row: Maryandra Kendall-Ball, JoAnne Brewer, Bridget Hayes. Row 2 Loren Mason, Deidre Crlsler, Tim Rowell. Row 3; I)r. Bill Strong, Jaxon Evans, Amy Draper, MirhelU Valentine, Lisa Keys-Mathews. Row 4: Michael Wallen, Mitch Maddox, Eril( Waddcll, Jamey McCay Back Row: Frank Himmler, Gary Green. 182 Organizatioiw ENGLISH CLUB-Pront Row: Myra Prnet, Maryanda Kendall-Ball, Alire Cook, Vonda Moorr. Bark Row: Anna Lott, Robert Crisp, Amy H tton, Larry Adama. ENTEHTAINMKNT rNDOSTTRV ASSOCUTION-Front Row: LcAnnc JoneN, TVewa (iindra, Churk Terry, Amy Butler, Kelly Butler. Kat DaviN. Rarhel WiNon. Row 2: Jim TorreH, Billy Lonx, Robert Thornton, Tim I ' mntead, James Moore, Anthony AnderNon. Bark Row: Steven GroHH. JeTf (iehlbarh. Matt CaHtleman, Toby Eveland, (iregory Jamett, Steifon .J. PaitHmore. FASHION FOtUM-Froat Row: Janene Stronqnist. Gayla Nixon. Hollie Lanier. Mamh Hill. Reberra Clark. Jennifer N ' appit. Jane WlUnn. Row 2: Sandra Ganos, Caria Moore, Julie Billenbeader, Vaiida Moore, MafCM VIckenr, Slaria PerriRin. Row 3: Mimi Mrlnniah. ' htngeU l onK. Mirhelle Callaway. Bark Row: Jolie Davi . Aakley Dnimmond, Jodie ParlMai, Kelli Smith, Melanie Bradbary, Skerec Brambary, LUka AMtla. OrRaniiatiom 183 Entertaining their Dreams. . . OMEGA PHI ALPHA-Front Row: Misty Stevens Sondra Ganus, Helen Davis. Back Row: Jenn Reagan and Myra Webb. OMEGA PHI ALPHA The Omega Phi Alpha Sorority was founded as a national organization in 1967. A chapter was brought to this campus in 1990. The main objective of the sorority is to provide friendship, leadership, and com- munity service for its sisters. The sorority is involved in several charities. They arc SafePlace, Rape Response, Rolling Riders, and the American Cancer Society. This year ' s president was Helen Davis. Although there were only five members this year, the sorority hopes to grow much larger in the years to come. FOOD, FUN, AND " RERUN. " The Black Student Alliance co-sponNorH Black HiHtory Montli in February. " Rerun " (center) from the televiNion hHow " What% Happening? " visited the campuH during one of the eventa. Photo by Shannon WcIIh. 184 OrganiMttom HISTOHY CLUB The History Cluh brings together those sludonts who have an interest in the past. Th« ' History Club always provides its mem- bers with great learning opportunities. On ()ctot)er 2(5, the c lub sfwnsored Ann Craig ' s " A PresentiUion of Ancient (. ' hina. " The club also continued its tradition of social events aiul trips to sites of historical interest. It is always actively seeking new membersi- The History Club is open to ail students regard- less of their major. HISTORY CLUB-Front Bow: Stumrt Rice, Drwayne Rrynoldti, Tr cy Wood, Amy NorrU. Row 2: Emily Ppele, Brucp Tooley, Dr. Dan llrimmprmanii. Bark Row: Dr. Peter Barty, Dr. R.B. RoNenbiirK. I r. (i. Makowskl. MARTIAL ARTS CLUB The purpose of the Martial Arts Club is to promote martial arts in all forms. The group, founded in 1974, sponsors annual clinics and tournaments. This year the club had seven members, with Michael Borden as president, and Matt Gillard as vice presi- dent. The group ' s sponsor is Greg Engle. They meet on Monday and Wednesday afternoons in Flowers Hall. M. RTIAL ARTS CLl ' B-Jeremy Elliott. John Paul Uwh ad. Matt (Milliard. Mirhael Borden, Mike BarkhulT, Jatton Bums. UNIVERSITY PLATERS The University Players is a campus group that was organized over fifty years ago. The group ' s sole purpose is to promote an interest in theatre. The University Players jmrticipate in all university produc- tions and many campus activities. The group is also involved in the local DARE Program. This organization meets once a month and is led by Jim Davis and Brian Peace. .M T.R.SIT PL.OK,Rs Kr.mt Row: Elaine Mcvo, Steyluinip Stephens. Lori StanHeld. Kim Fuller. «ow 2: Jonathan N..M. Hrian Peace, . aklcy lOca, JeMiifer Steen. Bark Row: Michael Reynolds, lohn Paul Lawhead. . my Shipman, Scott StMkaberry. Briu Peace. OisanUatJons I8B L.E.A.D. TEAM One of the most recently-founded organi- zations on campus is the L.E.A.D. Team (Leadership Education and Development Team). In its second year, the L.E.A.D. Team had fifteen members, all of which are juniors and seniors. Their commitment to the team lasts for two years and they serve the campus by developing, facilitating, and promoting leadership programs. The mem- bers of the L.E.A.D. Team act as a resource for leadership education to all students and other organizations. The L.E.A.D. Team par- ticipates in the well-received Emergiii Leaders Program (a training prograi designed for freshmen and sophomores wh have an interest in growing in their leade ship abilities) by giving advice to membei and by organizing programs for the men bers. They also have bi-weekly meeting and hosted a leadership workshop o November 9 which brought Dr. Susa Parker of Athens State College to the can pus for a lecture on leadership. The grouji sponsored by Heidie Lindsey and ( " laud Henao of the Office of Student Life. PREPABING FOS THE EVENING. L.E.A.D. Team membeni Denise Murtha, Amelia Owen, and Razza Mitchell make Hure everything in running nmoothiy during the Leadership Retreat. Photo by Clancy RaUMT. 186 OrganizationH L.E.A.D. TEAM WORKSHOP. Dr. Susan Parltc special assistant to th - presidont of Athoi State College, Npok - to many Ntiidi-nts nh attended the Leadership Woricshop. Photo t Clancy RatliiT. Entertaining tlieir Dreams. . . GBKMAN CLUft-PrMt Row: Carol Uewellyn, Nmt alir ' Uylor, Heather HiKdon. Row 2: Dr. T. Craig Ckrtnty. Mh-iser Stephanie B)Td. Bobby CibNon. Bark Row: Robbie HilliN, Churk Bray. Whit Kennedy. GERMAN CLUB The German (Mill) formerly known as " Die Deutschen Loewen, " has enjoyed much success this year with a membership of thirty members. This club allows its members opportunity to make contacts outside the classroom with each other and their professors. Members are able to strengthen their knowledge of German cul- ture and the language by participaling in the activities that the club provides. Some of the activities this year included (Jemmn- American Day, meetings with guest speak- ers, and a picnic. At the picnic, they enjoyed traditional (Jerman recijies, music, and experienced some of the customs of ( onnany. RESA The Re-Entering Students Association serves the campus as one of the most rec- ognized and largest organizations. RESA has its own lounge in the Guillot University Center to provide a place for the " non-tra- ditional " srudenl to relax, talk to fellow stu- dents, or just study. The organization ' s members provide support for each other and they participate in activities with each other outside of the organization. RESA offers an opporturuty for all re-entering stu- ients to find a way to get involved on cam- pus. This organization welcomes new mem- bers and will continue to be active on cam- pus. KK ENTERING STLDK M ss( m lATION-Front Row: Lor«a MaMn. Cardelia Saiitk, Aaiaada Orzei. howski. Mary Annr Hiirgr Row 2: Klai WUc Nanry Morpky, Myra Praett, Betty Heaven. Bark Row: Greg Orzenrhow«ki. Oaig Marvk, McUe 1 Orgaaixatioiia 187 pupgrarri contini The defense and protection against our nation ' s enemies begins with the ROTC (Reserve Officers Training Corps). The University of North Alabama Army ROTC Detach ment w as established in 1948. ROTC ' s future on this campus seemed uncertain last year. In fact, there was some talk about clos- ing the department; but, due to the efforts of the university, it will be stay- ing open. The ROTC Program, headed by Lt. Col. Kirkland, has a lot to offer to any- one motivated enough to enter the pro- gram. ROTC offers two programs: the Basic Course and the Advanced Course. The Basic Course is usually taken during the freshman and sophomore years. The student can enter the Basic Course without making any further obligation. In this course, the student attends a one hour instruction class and one lab per week. The lab teaches the student skills in rappelling, water survival, basic rifle marksmanship, small infantry tactics, and land navigation. The Basic Course also gives the student the opportunity to attend Basic Camp, a paid six-week summer leadership camp that is offered at Fort Knox, Kentucky. The student usually goes Basic Camp between his or her freshman and sophomore years. Students who are eligible may elect to enter the Advanced Course, normally taken during their junior and senior years. In this course, cadet students receive three hours of classroom instruction per week in conjunction with a leadership lab. Between their junior and senior years, the cadets attend a paid six-week Advance Camp at Fort Knox, Kentucky. In order for a student to become a cadet, the student needs a minimum GPA of 2.0 on a four- point scale. ROTC also offers two-, three-, and four-year scholarships. These scholar- ships are given on the basis of demon- strated academic ability and leadership potential. The scholarships pay full tuition, books, room and board, and lab fees. They also pay the cadet $150 per month for a total of nine months. The minimum GPA for a scholarship is 2.5 on a four-point scale. The department ' s Ranger Challenge Team provides students with the chance for athletic competition against other schools. The team competes in events like the 10-K Run. From Octob( 21-22, the team competed against 2 universities at Camp Shelby, Mississipp The Ranger Challenge Program is nc for the regular student, but for the higl ly-motivated individual. Once a cadet has graduated, he ( she is commissioned a Secon Lieutenant in the Regular Army or i the Reserves. However, all cadets ai required to go to OBC (Officers Bas Course) in whatever branch the choose. The branches range froi Intelligence to Infantry, and they are j competitive. The ROTC cadets are highly active c campus. At every home football gam the ROTC Color Guard proudly carrit the U.S. flag. The department is also i charge of the annual Homecomiii Parade. On Veterans ' Day, the depar ment held a ceremony at the amphith( atre in honor of our nation ' s veterans. The ROTC program lives up to th Army ' s motto. " It ' s not just a job; it ' s a adventure. " The department is aboi the only one that can guarantee a sti dent a job right out of college. — Jay Giannatc PURE DETERMINATION. Cadet Scotty Cargile speeds across the rope bridge during the Ranger Challenge. Photo by Clancy RatlifT. IMOrgMization UNDER PRESSURE. Cadet Wendy White shorn her rifle for inHpertion during a Ranger Challenge relay. Photo by Clancy Ratllfr. RECEIVING AN HONOR. Cadet BareHeld arrepta an award for Ranger Challenge from Maater Sergeant Handnrhuniarher. A DAY TO REMEMBER. Lt. Col. Kirkland% notll- er pins on his new silver oak leaves as his wife looks on. Photo by Shannon Wells. OmudsatkMM IM I CANTERBURY CLUB-Front Row: Hannah Gentry. Row 2: Misty Martin, Charity Borthwick. Row 3: Libra LaGrone, Lacey Howard. Row 4: Lisa Cochran, Robbie Jacks. Row 5: Mike Collins, Mike Anthony. Back Row: Steve McVay, Fr. Tim Murphy, Jeremy Baham, Julia McCutchen. ASCENDING VOICES-Front Row: Terry Webster, Christel Lucas, Andrea Whitson, Tawand; Humphrey, Mary Redman, Monique Hobbs. Row 2: Charolette Gamer, Kim Jackson, Laquetta Atkins Cisely Armstrong, Tiffany Harris, Latanya Knowles. Row 3: Teresa M. Horton, Rosalynde Cochrar Kissa Shugars, Lisha Austin, Antricia Thomas. Back Row: Bretford Bell, Eric Kirkman, Juliui Peterson. BAPTIST CAMPUS MINISTRIES-Front Row: KendaM Head, Clovis Davis, Jr., Cade Hunter Farrin, ChMon L. FarriR, Chris Popham. Row 2: Andl Bray, Barbara Morrow, KriHti Farr, Beverly Borden, Laura Stout, Tracy Harriaon, Shayna FrankH, Oanlta IVentelman, Marsha Davidson, Angle Barker, Sunshine Shumate. Row 3: Athena Shipley, Angela Pinson, Jennifer ( ' obb, Jana ' Hicker, Taryn Bucher, Melissa Patrick. Row 3: Patty Wallace, Dusty Medlock, Jennifer Funderbiirg, Brett Gibson, Shane Ragland, Chri Field, Shane Herrmann. Bark Row: Natash Stockton, John Wright, Dana McRcynolds, Teres Race, Sheldon Beaver, Daniel Beard, Edd; Gamer. 190 Organlzatiom Faiiyiiinmii ASCENDING VOICES Ascending Voices was founded on February 5, 1980, by Dwight L. Winston. The group states that its purpose is three- fold: to uplift the name of Jesus Christ through song; to offer a positive social experience to all those associated with the choir; and to help its members become bet- ter vocalists. This year, the group had about 40 members. Officers were Eric Kirkman, (president and director), Dionne Cochran (secretary), and Andrea Whitson (treasur- er). The group ' s sponsors were Casey Eggleston and Dwight Winston. The only requirements for membership are dedica- tion, cooperation, and a love for God. BAPTIST CAMPUS MINISTRIES Students who are involved in the Baptist Campus Ministries meet together regularly at the Baptist Student Center. Every Wednesday morning between 1 1 a.m. and noon, the students gather for " Noonday. " At this weekly event, lunch is served and guest speakers come to join in fellowship with the college students. Every Wednesday night at 9 p.m., the BCM partic- ipates in " Campus After Dark. " Members are also involved in socials, parties, trips, missions, and Habitat for Humanity. Anyone is welcome to come to the BCM to join in Bible study and to grow spiritually with fellow Christians. THE CANTERBUBY CLUB The Canterbury Club meets at the Trinity Episcopal Church each Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. They have " Lunch Bunch " on Wednesdays. The group also provides a Thanksgiving meal for all international stu- dents at the Cooperative Campus Ministries. This year the group pariicipated in Bowling for Big Brothers Big Sisters, the Fall Food Drive, and helping with church activities. The Canterbury Club provides opportunities for regular worship. They also attend fall and spring camp conferences with other college Canterbury Clubs from Alabama and nine other Southern states. RI I u M 1 s Baptiat Campus M,nistr -» Cunpns After Dark procnui Made a paMtr nUtcoieM f ih. ,r i.l. Up of ab«tinpnrp by di«pla)ring tkeir coaaiiUaieMt cards ia ft-oat of llie Gaillot nnrr«ii ( rnlrr. Photo by .Shannon Wrifat. n Orxanisatiom 191 Faith Shining Through . . CATHOLIC CAMPUS MINISTRY-Front Row: Lauren Foster, Micheria Allen, Andrea DeBlieux, Sand Pabon, Michelle Eckl. Row 2: Jennifer Whltt, Cara Dawn Byford, Tobi Mayes, Dr. Suzanne Thurmi Leslie Fogg. Back Row: Dwight Hankey, Robert Crisp, Michael Antho ny, Dr. George Makowski. CATHOLIC CAMPUS MINISTRY The Catholic Campus Ministry is the newest rehgious organization on campus. This organization was founded in the fall of 1991. Since then. Catholic Campus Ministry has participated in homecoming activities, weekly dinners, camping trips, and the SEARCH retreat. Every Wednesday at 5 p.m., the group meets at the Wesley Foundation where they come together for readings, dinners, and sharing. CHRISTIAN STUDENT FELLOWSHIP The Christian Student Fellowship is sponsored by area churches. The CSF pro- vides an atmosphere of fellowship for its members, while providing a valuable min- istry to the campus. They have cookouts, volleyball games, and other fun activities. They also participate in weekly devotionals, retreats, and activities nights. CHRISTIAN STUDENT FELLOWSHIP-Front Bow: Tim Counce, W«ndi Layman, Suzanne Qalllen, Kristie Thomaa, Ginger Layman, Dewayne Reynold , Lee Glenn. Row 2: Randy 192 Organization D ' Herde, Kriata Walton, Shelly Patterson, Mandie JoneH, Kim Stout, Dana Pendley. Row 3: Jason Azbell, Jennifer Pruitt, Jay Skipworth, Travis demons. Row 4: Matt Brewer, Clay Moody, Cory Brewer. Row 5: Rusty Pettus, T Adams, Rodney Hester. Back Row: Micha Newton, Danny Pettus. -I r I oi Ml n() r,..nt k mr M-iiii Krtili Kii« Kru- llnrv y. DIrvctor Dr. Rod Moritan, JmmI Scott COOPERATIVE CAMPUS MINISTRY The Cooperative Campus Ministry pro- vides a Christian community, atmosphere, and activities for alJ students. The organiza- tion, which has been on campus since 1974, is sponsored by several denominations. It holds a weekly lunch program on Tuesdays called " Horizons, " where a meal is served and guest speakers are featured. The orga- nization also sponsors " Young Adult Christian Nights " and a choir. It is involved in Habitat for Humanity, the Red Cross Blood Drive, Crop Walk, and the Help Center. WESLEY FOUNDATION The Wesley Foundation is the United Methodist Campus Ministry and is tied to the Cooperative Campus Ministries. This year, there were 46 active members. They come together weekly for " Crossroads, " which is a time of worship and a meal on Thursdays, as well as for Young Adult Christian Nights, and Choir. The members of the Wesley Foundation also participate in regional and national conferences each year. Officers this year were Scott Johnson, Micheria Allen, Jami Sims, and Eric Harvey. The sponsor is Dr. Rod Morgan. ONGING OUT THEIB FAITH. AKemliiig Voiccii Mcaibers perfora for tke Uahreraity Woaien% aab at IvBckeo (a October. PkoCo kf Skannon WeUa. OlSHdnUloMlM EXPRESSIONS OF THANKS. President Robbie Hillis thanks everyone who helped build at the key presentation of the newly constructed home by Habitat for Humanity. Photo by Christopher Rohling. THE BIG MOMENT. The family and the workera •hare in the celebration of the presentation of the keys to the first campus-built Habitat for Humanity home. Photo by Christopher Rohling. 194 Organizations Building a house is not the most conunon extra-curricular activity among colle students, but that ' s exactly how several students decided to spend a large amoui of their free time in the fall. They were working with Habitat for Humanity, a Christian housing ministi founded in Americus, Georgia, in 1976. Its purpose is " to eliminate poverty housir from the world. " Habitat attempts to do this by building houses for needy familie all over the world. Habitat for Humanity is not a giveaway program. If a family is found to qualij for a Habitat house (meaning they currently live in substandard housing and ha an income of between 10 and 20 thousand dollars), they still have to pay for i However, they are given a twenty-year mortgage at no interest so the monthly pa; ments are pretty low, generally $150 to $200 a month. They also have to put in 5C hours of " sweat equity " on other Habitat houses. Our Habitat chapter is the direct result of a challenge issued by Millard Fulle co-founder of Habitat for Humanity, who spoke at graduation in December of ' 9- " He challenged us to do something, " said Janice Glor, who would later become fa( ulty adviser for a campus chapter of Habitat. The challenge was accepted. A UNA chapter of Habitat for Humanity wa formed in March; and, by September 24, a needy family in Florence had a ne ' house. " This was kind of rushed since we were already into it by the time students gc back on campus. We were kind of anxious to get a house started, so we met ov6 the summer with our committee s. We started clearing the lot in mid- August an had our wall-raising on Labor Day, " said Glor. The actual building of the hous (located behind the Coliseum on Park St.) took just three weeks. Glor gave some of the credit for their rapid progress to several Habitat peopl who assisted with the house. " There is a core group of Habitat people that com out and work on every single house and are there every day. These generally ar retired men who enjoy this kind of work and know what they ' re doing. With thei help, it just goes along real fast. " She also gave credit to the First National Bank of Florence for helping to gi things off to such a fast start. " We were very fortunate to be working in partnershi wdth the bank. They put up the front money so we didn ' t have to get into a lot c fundraising this time. " She also said that employees from the bank were ther helping every single day. Once the actual work on the house began, it continued almost non-slop fo three weeks until the house was completed. The workday began at 7 a.m. and wen until 8 or 9 o ' clock at night. Glor said that having a late shift (from 5 to 9 o ' clock i unusual, but was necessary because students are usually busy during the day. i diverse group of people participated in the project including people from studen organizations, students from Coffee High School, and employees from the Firs National Bank. It was worth it, according to Robbie Hillis, our chapter ' s president, who ha worked on eight or nine Habitat houses. " It gives you a sense of pride and enjoy ment, " he said. " It ' s great seeing the impact [the house] has on their lives, watchin] them start to decorate it before it ' s even finished. " It looks like Habitat for Humanity will become a permanent fixture on this cam pus. According to Glor, they hope to build a house every year. — Matt Pettui HORKINd ilAKD. StudentN uHe their hammera and their headN wliile workinK with a group of loral Habitat organizers. Photo by Chriatopker Rohling. I VRITAT FOR HCMANm-Front Row: MirherU Allen. Blake Hendrix. Janice Glor. ad iiier; Rarkel ritten. (iio anna Price. Row 2: Jennifer Steffon. Maatafa Oknr. Vonda Moore, Cwrie-Anne SIms. k Ron: Robbie llillia. I Ontanlxations 195 Maldiig Joiuili Qemns The Student Government Association is always working to improve conditions and help the student body. The 1995 and 1996 SGA members were very active with a large number of projects throughout the year. The SGA announced that a joint com- mittee made up of students and faculty voted in February to make UNA a smoke- free campus except for married student housing. While there had originally been plans to designate parts of the Guillot University Center as smoking areas, the whole GUC was declared smoke-free. Senator Jason Evans said about the con- troversial smoking ban: " I like the change in the smoking policy on campus. 1 think that people should have the right to eat without smoke around them. " In a joint effort with the Sportsman ' s Club and the National Alumni Association, the SGA allocated funds to purchase a new Leo mascot costume to replace the old costume. To improve its visibility on campus, the SGA approved a bill requiring all officers and senators to donate one hour of their time per week serving at the GUC infor- mation desk. This time was to be spent answering questions, providing directions, and being of help to anyone who asked for assistance. Said Senator Jamie McBrayer, " I feel that working at the information desk is a valuable way for students to know who the SGA senators are. This way, students will know who to go to when they have a complaint or concern. " In addition, the SGA Gripe Line was installed so students could telephone to voice their opinions and concerns about campus life. The SGA also worked toward the cre- ation of a " Free Speech Area " on campus where anyone could voice their opinion however they saw fit. Legally, the univer- sity can restrict where some things can be said on campus; the Free Speech Area would be free of such restrictions. As a part of the campus wide automa- tion program, the SGA worked to com- plete a program to provide a fax machin solely for student use in the Academi Resource Center. Also, as a part of th automation program, a new computer we added in the SGA office. The SGA wa now on-line and could access Ih InterNet. The SGA also voted to exchange it supplies and line-item budget for ten pe: cent of the funds collected by the unive: sity from traffic fines and vendin machines on campus. The reason for th change was the hope that although th percentage would vary from year to yea the funding would still be more than th set amount received under the previou plan. The executive officers of the SGA fc 1995-96 were Michelle Rupe, presiden Jeremy Baham, vice president; Kelle Reed, secretary; and Jeff Eubanks, trej surer. — Matthew Spaldin STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION-Front Sow: Carrie Ann Sims, Beth Hellumii, Jamie McBrayer, Beth Glaas, Cheron Pitu, Jamie SUk, Caria Daniel, Karia Felker, Bethany Blanton, 196 Organization Kellee Reed. Row 2: Cindy Heath, Leah McCreary, Tobl Mayes, Melinda Waldrop, Jeff Eubanks, Christy Johnson, Rachel Bobo, Jennifer Steffen. Row 3: Jason Evans, Matt Anderson, Shawn Sheehan, Mirhai ' l Whilrhei Jamey Simmons, Bronson Glover. Rack Row Tolga Sagiroglu, Eric Harvey, Emrah Scral Farhan Smith, Larry Graves. i PRESENTING AN AWARD. SGA prciiident Michelle Rupe handH an award to Mark Joiuwon at Honors Night. Photo by Shannon Wella. GOVERNMENT IN ACTION. SGA ' a executive council conducts bualneaa at a weekly atadent government meeting. Photo by Greg Blggers. LEO ' S. The Stone Lodge reopened iu doors this year after the SGA had it renovated. Students now have a place with a change of scenery to hang out between classes. Photo by Aaiy Bridenbaugh. Organliattons 197 THE FLORALA STAFF-Front Row: Windy Hood, associate editor. Row 2: Baron Berry, executive edi tor; Jason Wommack, sports editor; Chucic Terry. Back Row: Todd IXvilley; Julie Payne, associate edi tor; Mason Matthews, circulation manager; Toby Eveland; Robert Crisp, copy editor; Leslie Buttran Bronson Glover. SHINE FREE BY SHANNON. Sport editor, Jason Wommack, Hmiles while getting his face powdered by Shannon Wells for his editorial pic- ture. Photo by Amy Bridenbaugh. 198 OrganlzatioiM A MOMENT OF CHAOS. Executive Editor Baroi Berry speaks with his editors, Robert (°risp Julie Payne, and Windy Hood about their storiei at a busy staff meeting. Photo by Am] Bridenbaugh. FlorUll Aceed ritUiVlecRlillil itUc MkM Wliilo loivuovity is sonH thiiyl to l)e adnured, some thii)j{s tend to gel stale with age. This year, Executive Editor Baron Beny feit it was tinje for The Flor-Ala to undergo a dramatic cl ange. Beny said, " Basically, we clianged the I ' ntire organization of the pap er. Our story sflection has been totnllv different than in previous years. " The staff had .unauy put in hours of woric dt eloping their piiui of attack before the first etlition went to press. " We met last semester and several times during the summer to dis- cuss what our goals were, and we ' ve accom- plished 90 percent of what we set out to do, " sakl Berry. ' Accortling to Berry, there were two main goals for " Pw Flor-Ala. " We wanted to have a more balanced and objective paper. For exam- pie, we wanted to rework our e litorial page so it wasn ' t as one-sided as it had lH?en in the past. The main thing we wanted was to increase our readership. I dont have any sci- entiric- lata on this, but last year we had at least half of our newspapers led over. This year, out of the 5,000 papers we publish a week, we usually have 50 to 100 papers left over. We increased our readership probably JOO percent. " Though Berry equates this rise in reader- ship to story selection, he admits it was aided by controversy. " Of course, there have been stories with subjects of a controversial nature, but we didnt create it. We revealed what was happening, and there is going to be more of that. If we can find it, we ' re going to report it. " This eye for the controversy resulted in some big stories from the school paper this year. " We ' ve scooped the TimesDaily a couple of times, " said Berry. " Probably our biggest scoop was when we reported Potts ' statement about shutting down the athletic program. Tliat was our kicker. " BerryTs changes did not stop with the paper itself. He decided to bring a more democratic attitude to the editor ' s position. " 1 personally decided to give the staff more input. FYom the start, I gave everybody an open forum to sub- mit their ideas. " That decision paid off. According to Berry, the relationship among staff members this year was totally unique. " We ' ve made a con- nection with each other that I think no other Flor-Ala staff has ever accomplished. 1 really believe that. " Berry gives his staff much credit for the paper ' s success this year. " Our staff is great. They ' re the best. Jason Wommack is hands down the best sports editor this newspaper has ever had. Julie Payne, one of our associate editors, is excellent. I dont think there is any- one on this campus who knows the in ' s and out ' s of the entertainment in this area like she does. The other associate editor, Wmdy Hood, is the same way. She ' s new to this, but she has jumped in with both feet. Robert ' s my right- hand man. He ' s taken on a lot more responsi- bility than h e was thinking he would have to, which is good for me. " Robert Crisp, a senior, served as copy edi- tor this year and enjoyed his position. " I ' ve really developed strong relationships with my fellow editors and staff members, and it has provided me with a good portfolio should I choose to pursue this as a career. There are times when I ' ve thought that if I had known what all this would require, I might not have taken the job, but looking back now I ' m glad 1 did. It ' s been a struggle to keep everything together, but it ' s paid off in the end. " Though Berry agrees there is a lot of pres- sure and hassle that goes with the job (work- ing till 3:30 in the morning, for example), he says it was all worth it. " The friendships I ' ve made up here have been immeasurable to me. That ' s worth all the hassle. I don ' t want to make it sound like it ' s a doom and gloom thing to be up here. It ' s very exciting work and well- worth the effort. " —Matt Pettus P.MING CLOSE ATTKNTI ■ paprr dorUig • wwkl) Hntn- in HtMlt mrmbm liatrn rarrfoll) to thr aKprnla for next weekVl •-moon mrrting. Photo by Skannon Wrilit. UNDEt PBE8SUBE. AMOCiatr rdilor. Windy Hood, llsteiw rmrFftally to UMtmrtioroi about tlw lajroat of The FlorAla ' n aaaowiceaeata page. Pkoto by Aay Biidrnbansk. OrMAiaAtioM IM AN UPCLOSE LOOK. Executive Editor Allisoi Stack and Associate Editor Holli Hargrove stud; negatives on a light table. Photo by Shannoi Wells. The campus at 2 a.m. — this is a sight most students are fortunate enough never to have to see. The editors of the Diorama, however, got the chance to take in this view several times this year. " We pulled quite a few late-nighters this year in order to make our deadlines, " said first-time Executive Editor Allison Stack. " But when you make a commitment to pro- duce a yearbook, you sometimes have to make sacrifices. Some of those sacrifices may be missing a few hours of sleep or not studying as much as you should. " Beii g the executive editor of a yearbook is a demanding job. According to Stack, it was made even more so this year because the book was expanded. " During the sum- mer, we decided to increase the size of the yearbook to 256 pages. At the time I did not realize how small our staff would be, but we overcame this obstacle through team work and patience. " " I must give credit to my associate edi- tors, Holli and Matt. They worked hard and were always there when things got tough. Even when our deadlines were the most trying, we always managed to laugh togeth- er. " Stack also gives credit to Brenda J. Hill, the yearbook ' s faculty adviser. " B.J. is a great adviser. She is very dedicated to her work, and she has so much yearbook knowl- edge. We could not have done it without her advice and help. " An associate editor for the yearbook is paid for a 12-hour work week. Twelve hours, of course, does not sound like much time. " Yeah, I thought I could just work two or three hours a day, " said Associate Editor Matt Pettus. " I realized I was wrong when I was up here during Game 3 of the World Series finishing stories for our first dead- line. " Despite all the overtime, Pettus says it was definitely worth it in the end. " This job cost me some points on my GPA, but the experience I ' ve gained and the friends 1 have made are more important anyway. If I had it to do over again, I wouldn ' t change a thing. " Hargrove, also an associate editor, agrees. " It was difficult to balance a full load of classes, my responsibilities with my sorority, and all the time I had to spend up here, but I managed. In retrospect, I ' m glad I took the job because it has been such a positive experience. " Stack agrees with her editors that the positives definitely outweighed the nega- tives She said, " Becoming the executive edi- tor of the Diorama was one of the greatest opportunities that I have ever gotten in my life. I have learned so much from being the editor, and I have also realized how much that I didn ' t know about yearbooks that I thought I did. " This year the editors made a conscious effort to do things with a fresh new approach, and they always tried to keep a positive attitude. Stack said, " We wanted to take the Diorama in a new direction. For example, we added some pages, and we took a totally different approach with the Greek section. We also experimented with the overall design of the yearbook. " The Diorama editors and their staff rec- ognize the value of their positions on the university ' s yearbook. Stack said, " We are responsible for what people will remember about being students on this campus. It is our job to make sure that the yearbook cov- ers every unique and memorable aspect of life at this university, and I hope that we have. " -Lee Fisher A MOMENT OUT OF THE OFFICE. AssociatP Editors Matt Pettus and Holli Hargrove get to visit with a squirrel before taking the Diorama ' s group picture. Photo by Clancy RatlifT. 200 Organlzationa B4itor Matt Prttun and Exrmtlve Editor Alttoon Suck look Pkot bjr AMy Biidenbaofk. OfimttattoM 201 The photography staff of this university can be seen everywhere across campus — covering games, and participating in every major event. They work hard and long to process and develop pictures that spark memories and capture moments in time. Shannon Wells, the university photogra- pher, leads the staff of four dedicated pho- tographers. Wells has been a photographer for 20 years; she has been the university photographer for five. Wells says her job gets better as the years go on. " Each year becomes more streamlined and we encounter less surprises. This has been an exceptional year for us in rewards, in new equipment, a computer, and finally heat and air in the darkroom. " Wells says this year ' s staff has been a good one. " The photographers this go around are not only talented, but have a sin- cere desire to do good work and an eager- ness to learn. " Chris Rohling, president of the Art Student Association, has been a student photographer since last spring. He has worked with the Diorama and The Flor- Ala, always giving his best for both publica- tions. Aside from his assigned work, Rohling has a love for art and for photography. He views his job wdth the school as more than just a resume-builder — he sees it as a chance to improve his craft and a chance to meet people. Rohling puts it this way: " 1 get hands-on experience. I learned how to use the equipment very quickly. 1 wanted the experience, but 1 also set out to meet a lot of people and make new friends. Luckily, 1 have gotten to meet people almost every day since I ' ve been a photographer. " Clancy Ratl iff has joined the photography staff recently, but has managed to develop a strong relationship with Wells and her fel- low workers. Like Rohling, she brings a fresh approach to the art of photography, as well as a fun-loving personality. Ratliff ' s love for the unknown takes her from football games to any other assignment Wells gives her. She says that she has received many challenges as a photographer. " Honestly, photography is a real challenge. It has its pains in the neck, but it also has its rewards. I ' ve only been shooting for about ten months, and it ' s been interesting to discover at age twenty that I ' m pretty good at some- thing I never thought about before. " Amy Bridenbaugh is a second-year veter- an of photography. Her experience and he love of photography adds an edge to th staff. Bridenbaugh is as dedicated as th rest of the staff, always giving her most t aid the Diorama and The Flor-Ala. She like the staff, has put in late hours to hel everyone and fulfill her job as a staff phc tographer. Bridenbaugh also enjoys her jol " 1 get to meet lots of interesting people, an every assignment is a new unique exper ence. " Greg Biggers joined the staff early in th year and added to the overall success of th staff. He matched his fellow photographer point for point in covering stories and givin his utmost for his art and for the sister put lications of The Flor-Ala and the Diorama. Overall, the photography staff has don more than simply add to the experience ( the university — they have sacrificed an dedicated themselves so that student might look back on their life at this schoc and remember with fondness the many pec pie and events that have touched them ov€ the ir years here. — Robert Cris A SELF-PORTRAIT. Shannon attempts to take a picture of herself at Trowbrldges. Photo by Christopher Rohling. A VISITING LEGEND. Charlen Moore, an esUl lished photdKrRpher, IrndN HIn oar and hiN advir to the photography staff. Photo by Shannoi Wella. 202 Organizations TAKING A CLOSER LOOK. Photographer Chria RohllnR zoomB In on the artion at a football gamp. Photo by Shannon Wetla. DISCUSSING THEIR CRAFT. Charles Moore. NIrk Nichols, and Shannon Well talk over lunch at IVowbridgeo. Photo by Christopher Rohling. THE TABLES . RE TT RVED Photoftraphem Chria Rohting. Nick Nichols. University Photographer Shannon WrIU. (harlrs M...r. in Rrldcnbaogh, Greg Biaet . aad Claacy Batllff ka«« tkeir pictvc taken for a change. Phnio h I mane Phillip . MAKING A LASTING IMPRESSION. Aay BridenhauRh and Clanc)- RatlilT fihnot roll after roll of film at hone football gaaes. Photo by Shannon Wella. OrfaaisatkMW I 204 6rceka HUDDLING TOIiETHER FOK BKOTIIERIIOOD. Slgma Chl s put their heads together to show their spirit during the Homecoming Pep Rally. Photo by Shannon Wells. legendary Togetherness Searching for one ' s self is a large part of college, but finding good friends to help one along the way never hurts. For the past two decades, men and wonnen at this university have been experiencing these friendships through the Greek system. This system not only provides active campus involvement for its members, but it gives students a common bond of brotherhood or sisterhood that will last a lifetime. Being in a fraternity or sorority is not all about partying despite what the masses believe. It is about truly fitting in with a group of people who accept you for who you are. This is why selecting a Greek organization to join is sometimes so difficult: because it is a lifetime commitment. Once the decision is made, each person becomes a special and essential part of the group as a whole. As a whole, a fraternity or a sorority provides an unforget- table experience for its members, even a family experience of sorts. In fact, this family experience is why Greeks have enjoyed such " Legendary Togetherness " for so many years. Hl.lBIVi .M. iriillUIIII. Alpha Delta Pi ' s Christy Tucker, Ginger Lindsay, and Tara Monte squeeze together to show their friendship. Photo by Christopher Rohling. OreekaZW [HIJ] r ALPHA DELTA Pi-Front Row: Hannah Gentry, Erica Higgins, Kristin Piclcens, Denise Smith, Carey Travis, Scarlett Whiteside. Row 2: Tasha George, Paige Hutton, Gretchen Leavelle, Jennifer Coshatt, Katherine Thompson, Tammie Harville, Christi White. Row 3: Andrea Greene, Andrea Childress, Libra LaGrone, Tara Monte, Charity Boithwick, Susan Miller, Mary-Margaret Powell. Row 4: Michel Claire Bottoms, Sondra Ganus, Sheri Shelley, Christa Pace, Emily Crawford, Ginger Lindsay, Adrienne Hinton, Kim Brown. Back Row: Sabrina Thigpen, Janene Stromquist, Christi Tucker, Carley Roberts, Susie Forsythe, Erica James, Page Ann Banks, Kerry Richardson. PARTY TIME! Alpha Delta Pi ' s share in the excitement of their annual formal. S Alpha Delta Pi 2M Greeks AAO lA- 17. 1973 ibol: Black l)iaiiK)iul Mcot: A ' - ' • ■ ' ' ni iors: A i Whiff ver: Violet tto " W -.- . iithr ! Housp ;ve members • ,i ' - J.o ir . Mistletoe Madness, Black Diamond Ball. Final Blowout Irorile tradiiK)ns: iJay in the Park. TYick or TYeat for Canned Goods, Christmas Party. Diamond Days " the Park alumnae. I ' igh Sherer, Miss Alat)ama 1995; Jean Smart of Designing Women lown fact: " Alpha Delta Pi is the First and Fine.st " Z A n jm Greeks M7 [HLQ r ALPHA GAMMA DELTA- Front Row: Nicole Tucker, Allison Smith, Elizabeth Adams, Heather King, DeAnna Simms, Amy James, Christy Johnson, Julie Goree, Elizabeth Jenkins, Courtney Hodge. Row 2: Jenny Fuller, Amanda Tucker, Nikki Potts, Monica Hill, Dana Sivley, Kelly Terry, Lori Webster, Shayna Franks, Melanie Hargett. Row 3: Lisa Thompson, Stacy Keeton, Courtney Dean, Shannon Reid, Kristi Steele, Jill Bishop, Rachel Bobo, Heather Stevenson, Tobi Mayes. Row 4: Annette Harper, Mariah Doppel, Melody Marolt, Ashley Welch, Windi Vinson, Leah McCreary, Kristi Terry, Amy Hester, Elizabeth Sutherland, Cory Fuller. Back Row: TVish Heath, Leslie Sandlin, Vonda Moore, Holly King, Amelia Owen, Jamie Long, Missy Champion, Mary Cockerham, Jessica McKelvy, Jill Dickerson, Cory Jackson. DEANNA SIMMS, Stacy Keeton, Kristi Steele, and Annette Harper enjoy the excitement of the Spring Fling relay races. :k Im il Alpha CiamTna Delta 208 Greeks ALPHA GAMS po«e in forroaJ wear waiting for preference niKlit to begin. COCRTNEY HODGE, Vonda Moore, Amy HeHter, Allison Smith, Cory- Jarkwon, Heather Stevenson, and l ryn Bucher are ready for the Bid Day activities to begin. AFA Lniversity, May 30, iyu4 77 Founding ■ Mascot: Squirrel Colors: Refl, Buff, ana ureen Flower; Rose Philanthropy: Juvenile Diabetes Foundation Nil- ' " ■ • • -s GI Theme parties: Spring Formal, Champagne Jam, Sweetheart Ball Fnv - - - ' - " 1p L- ' i: in Mania Best intramural sport: Basketball Far ' ' " ' ' ymfi Li ' ' imma Delta was the first to establi.sh an international philanthrnnv nrncram A a Greek 200 mi w [ ife Alpha ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA- Candice Walters, Dana Stanley Monica Hayes, and Carlena London. CANDICE WATTERS, Carlena London, Dana Stanley, and Monica Hayes relax by the Memorial Amphitheatre. 210Greelw % i " " JK IiiT " CYNTHIA THOMPSON, (andice Walters, and Tami Maye take time to capture I he moment after Initiation. MKMBERS OF ALPtIA ICAPPA ALPHA paufie under the Nhade, by their banner, for a moment of aiaterhood. AKA i of national chapter: 1908 : of l - ■ ' ' ■•• " ' 7, 1980 Pink .1. nbol: Iv - Leaf )wer: Rose ): " By Culture and by Merit " Uhropy: United Negro College Fund iber of active members: 4 n . . .rjg. chanting, meeting other sororities !est event this year: Regional Conference, Leadership Forum. Membership Intake Mae.Iemison, Phylifia I ' ' .. -..■ ;. Alpha K " • ' ' ' ' • ■ 1 wa.- in- i... . ,.,.• -• kppa Alpha ' s worldwide ; ; the Carribean. Flurope. ill ' 1J, " J (T ' W 1 1 l» " l • ' !i ries •r-r 200,000 . lpha _±ir um Gre«ka211 [5LE r Alpha Phf Alpha ALPHA PHI ALPHA-DavId Woods, Rodney Brown, Bretford Bell, Eric Kirkland. JUST HANGING OUT. Members of Alpha Phi Alpha show their individuality by all doing something difTerent. Photo courtesy of Alpha Phi Alpha. mill 212 Grccka 4 FEELING THE HEAT. Erir Kirkman feels the warmth from ■ steam grat- ing during a rold day on rampus. Photo courtesy of Alpha Phi Alpha. BROTHERS OF ALPHA PHI ALPHA pause by the victory flame to demonstrate their s)rmbol of broth- erhood. Photo courtesy of Alpha Phi Alpha. AOA Founding of national chapter: December 4, 1906, Founding of local chapter: January 17, 1975 Mascot: Egjptian Sphinx Colors: Black and Gold Flower: Yellow Rose Motto: " First of AU. Servants of AU, We Shall Transcend AU " Philanthropies: Big Brothers Big Sisters, Boys and Girls Club, Project Alpha Number of active members: four GPA required to be active: 2.5 Theme parties: Alpha Ball, Alpha Bash -irgest event this year: Annual Alpha Ball Pmous Alumni: Thurgood Marshall. Dnimnu ' r .Milvin H.ildwm tie known fact: Dr. Martin Luther King was an Alpha. ' l iul Greeks SIS [HUi r su Delta Sigma Tneta DELTA SIGMA THETA- Tanisha Harvey and Schuylar Cox. SHARING IN THE MOMENT. Members of Delta Sigma Theta gather in the University center to celebrate a successful steppin ' show. Photo courtesy of Delta Sigma Theta. 214 Gr«ek« DELTA SIGMA THETAS entertain the crowd while per- forminit a steppin ' routine. Photo courteay of Delta Sigaa Theta. MEMORIES OF A LIFETIME. Delta Sigma Theta members give the pyramid 8ign after a chapter ceremony. Photo cour- tesy of Delta Sigma Theta. Foumling of national chapter: Januar ' 13. 1913 Founding of local chapter: April 12, 1980 S ■ ' ■ " Kldess) Ase ( ower: Violet , . ,, insists of educational development, economic development, community id international involvement, housing and urban development, and mental health 3 2.50 heme parties; Red and Tute Ball iinual program honoring outstanding high school seniors, imous alumnae: CamiUe Cosby. Lena Home, Carol Moseley-Braun, Leontyne Price, Cicely TVson, Nanc ' Wilson " " ■ ' iiy and the Bahamas and although the sorority i GrMiaUB rag r Kappa Alpha Psf KAPPA ALPHA PSI- Demetrius F. Spenser, TVacy Doughty, Carlos Nelson, Garnett O ' Neal, Dexter K. Jones, Camino Everson. CHILLING OUT WITH FRIENDS. Members of Kappa Alpha Psi stop for a moment to remember their brother- hood with a picture. Photo courtesy of Kappa Alpha Psi. 216 Greeka DJHI AN EVENING OF FUN. Kappa Alpha Psi ofricers Camino Evprson and Demetrius F. Spenser gave their fHendship to boys of the Boys and Girls Club of Northwest Alabama by taking the boys to the State Fair in September. Photo by Shannon Wells. ■unding of national chapter: January 5, 1911 at !n,ii,iri;i rniv.rsity Bundinjt of local chapter: October 10, 1976 KA rif of the Year Scholarshiti -ind iho Xnun-.i] rinif?.- Right ream nwer. Red Carnation M -nt inE. : i: . Pr----:----; £?fl Tr.- ... ..,.:;ui. i ' n. Project Number o ne GPA requi: . . _ cumulative Theme party: Dead Day Party F ' ] aH La:,. ,. _ jnal Grand Chapter Meeting Famous alumni: General Colin Powell, Attorney Johnnie Cochran, Dr. Henry W. Foster Little known fact; All income is distributed amongst local worthy charities. A I fE] GrMkatlT [HIE r KAPPA SIGMA-Front row: Mark Darnell, Jay Giannatos, Aaron Irons, Shayne Singleton, Timothy Parker, David Baker, Evan Lull. Row 2: Jason Olive, Brian Peace, Daniel McFall, Jayme Young, John Haeger. Row 3: Rod Farrar, Tariz Isam, Jason Welzin. Row 4: Scott Brown, Samer Rafidi, Jeff McCord, Tauhid Islam, " Bo " Matthews. Row 5: Tony Engle, Steve Lewis, Jason Mayfield, Jay Durbin. Back Row: Greg Cole, Stephen Williams, Chris Simmons, Alex Newton. WHERE IS IT? Jay Giannatos, Paul Haverstick, Mark Darnell, Aaron Irons, Jason Melheiser, and Jason Welzin look on while President Potts looks for Kappa Sigma ' s rent in a bowl ofjello. [ Tl Kappa Sigma 218 Greek KX ' ■ ' " " ' " ' ' ' " I ' iii ' iMiv 111 i j4iiiia, December lu, i5ni ' May 4. 1974 olors: Emerald Green, Scarlet Red, and White lower: Lily of the Valley i ' J required to be active: 2.2 tieme parties: South Seas, Hell on the Hill ivorite traditions: Founder ' s Day ' ' - -h Seas " 95 ;i; . - • lous alumni: Jimmy Buffet, Robert Dole, Robert Redford SOUTH SEAS STAB. Mombpn of Kappa SiKma used their artiHiir talpnts to paint thp Ktar in honor of " South SeaH " which waa held November 16, 17, ami 18. TIRED YET? Brothers of Kappa Sigma Hhow ofT their paJamaN and favorite Nturfed animals at their " PJ. Mixer. " s m sit rsui r PHI GAMMA DELTA- Front Row: Jason Evans, Michael G. Anthony, Travis Gray, Kevin Pearce, Jon Cole, Mark Troglen, David Norvell, Gabe Wimberly. Row 2: Greg Provence, Robert Jacks, Tony Quijano, Stuart Ausborn, Steve McVay, Taylor Stephenson, Marcus Bloodworth III, Tony Fortenberry. Row 3: Jason Whealton, Jeff Eubanks, Gordon Parks, Blake Grain, Andy Neir, Michael R. Anthony, Jim Trimble. Back Row: Darren Reid, Emrah Serai, Scott Baker, Michael Collins, Larry Graves, Mark Brewer. CHECK IT OUT. FIJI members dress for suc- cess in the Rags to Riches Mixer. Phf Gamma Delta [3 220 Greek Founding of national chapter: May 1, 1848 Ff ' h23, 1974 ' i ..I.... . , ,. I, .,it:k Diamond t: Great Al . Snouy White Owl )r: Royal Purple ier: r ' - •■ ): " F;. , . ... Sweetest Influence " thropy: Leo II, Big Brothers Big Sisters ?r of active members: 45 f ' —-- ' • ■ ' ••••p: 2.0 Them . Pearl Harbor Partv, Step Sing Bash. Florida Formal. FIJI Island Largest event this year: FIJI Island Famous .Alumni: Johnny Carson, Jack Nicklaus, Dean Smith, Norman Vmcent Peale, Scott Bakuia n ne Ceman, and Calvin Coolidge — LL _ ____________ n ' — — ' — ■■ --■ ■ ■■ ..- .| - -- - _,- - . _ aA ► C Trrn GreclsZSl [HlJj w PHI MU-Front Row: Amber Church, Laura Beth Roberts, April Pike, Britain Thornton, Hollie Lanier, Nikici Phipps, Holly Roberts. Row 2: Cara Dawn Byford, Michelle Rupe, Christy Cherry, Amy Williams, Loren Sellers, Beth Glass, Beth Heliums, Katie Heery, Heather Johnson. Row 3: Vikki Crabtree, Holli Hargrove, Jennifer Parker, Ashley Anderson, Tina Walter, Rebekah Grice, Rachel Allbritten, Jada Clem, Joy Smith. Row 4: Maria Wilson, Kim Peterson, Wendy Spivey, Heather Higdon, Flay Campbell, Lanna King, Tracie Hogan, Sara Temple, Dustyn Schachter. Back Row: Wendy Lawson, Wendy Walker, Cindy Heath, Cindy Roberts, Allison Napps, Missy Wagner, Lindsay Smith, Elizabeth Holton. UNO, DOS, TRES... LET ' S PARTY. Holli Hargrove, Amanda Wigginton, Lanna King, Cindy Heath and Hollie Lanier enjoy the fiesta at their Fall Destination Unknown Party. m Phi 222 Greeks I HERE COMES THE BRIDE. Joy Smith, the happy " Whltf Wedding Bride " in coni{ratulated by fellow sinter Soni Coomer. WELCOME TO THE JUN- GLE. Phi Mu Heather Johnson, Christy Cherry, Amy Williams, and Andrea Shepherd are all smilea after a successful theme night during formal rush. Photo by Sara Jo Cherry. t a M ruling of national chapter: March 4, 1852 at Wesleyan College, Macon, Georgia riding of local chapter: March 24, 1973 ilbol: Lion cot: Sir Fidel Rose and ' hite .••s " (The Faithful Sisters) ilhropies: Project H.O.P.E. and Children ' s Miracle Network rs: 74 ■ parties: Guess Who ' s Coming To Dinner, Bam Party, Carnation Ball, Pledge Formal, Florida Party, White Wedding •rs Day Reception, Annual Bid Day Picnic, Homecoming Brunch for Alumnae cer |ious alumnae: Actress Dixie Carter and Astronaut Mary Ellen Webber ' known fact: Phi Mu is called a " fraternity " because it was founded before the word " sorority " originated. re] OfcdBltS 3l1 r Pi Kappa ALpba PI KAPPA ALPHA-Front Row: Scott Kincaid, Keith Watts, Wes Adams, Mike Wade, Will Greene, David Oiinger, Mark Kowal, Kevin Sheffield, Brian Hubbard. Row 2: J.O. Bass, Adam McCook, Tony Peery, Ben Mclntyre, Todd Davis, Alan Watkins, Jeff Leide, Aaron Zofkie, Jason Chitwood, Allen Smith, Jason Watson. Back Row: Terry Farris and Chris McCollum. TRICK OR TREAT! Shannon Jet and Tony Peery show off their alter egos at Pike ' s Halloween Party. Photo cour- tesy of Adam McCook. mi I II 224 Gr««ka MEN OF THE MILITARY. Pik - mehibfrii Alan WatkinH, Adam MrCook, and Tony Peery take one weekend a month off from their Traternity to serve their country. Photo cour- tesy of Adam McCook. TIME FOR FRIENDSHIP. Pi Kappa Alpha members enjoy an evening in with the RuyN at a brotherhood retreat. Photo courtesy of Adam McCook. nKA March 1, 1868 h3. 1974 F " . vS ' mbol: Fire TYiick Ma ■ • ■ O. Flower: Lily of the Valley M(.-- - ' ■- •■ •■ Number of active members: 48 GP- . . ive:2.0 Til ' i, Pike ' s Peak. Whitr Wfriflinc Hop Dnvm Favorite traditions: Founder ' s Day Lar ■■ ■ ' 4 B " . I, football, volleyball :nous alumni: Gino Terretta. Tom Brokaw. Tim McGraw, Bobby Bowden 0T9. I ' nifpd Way 4i fe] Greeks 225 luUi u r Sigma Alpha EpsfLon SIGMA ALPHA EPSILON- Front Row: Chad Young, Leslie Lewis, Jason Chandler, Tom DiGiulian, Michael DeFiore, Donald Johnson Jr. Row 2: John Walters, Scott Nobles, Darran Alexander, Justin Goad, Reid Alford. Row 3: Adam Hutson, Jamie Harris, Joshua Hurst, Thomas C. Long III, Todd Wilson. Back Row: Stephen Motsinger, Richard James, Robbie Hillis, Jeremy Gossett IV, Thomas Backe V, IViylor Burns, Warren Hicks. TOMMY LONG and Stephen Motsinger smile for the cam- era at a fall mixer. m 226 Greeka ■ MEMBERS OF SIGMA ALPHA KPSILON relax after working hard at a car waiih to raise money for tlieir philanthropy. BROTHERS of .Sigma Alpha m EpHilon will have Htories to tell after a Nurceiisful day of ■ dove bunting. 2AE Founding of national chapter: University of Alabama, March 9, 1856 F ' of local chapter: February 21, 1989 NL- ion Colors: Purple and Gold Flower Violet ' " The True Gentleman " ii.iiithropios: H ' t ' ■•■■• " ir Huiiuumj., oi «i ini jmh. oiiM- iimbf r of active 1 ;s;25 (A required to be active: 2.25 erne parties: Cow Pasture, Paddy Murphy, 70s Mixer Jintramiir ' Wusaluni: ,,, ... ;»..,..% Troy Aikman tie knowTi fart: Sigma .Mpha Epsilon i.s the largest fraternity in the nation. 3 fml Greeks 227 [HU r SIGMA CHI— Front Row: Chris Thornton, Sedric Johnson, Brandon Johnson, Wade Watkins, Todd Foust, Bart Rickard, Bobby Smith, Blake Ivey, Victor Gomez. Row 2: David Phillips, Pete Nelson, Darrel Gargis, Jason Wommack, Bubba Smith, Jaime Simmons, Michael Green, Shane Ferguson. Row 3: Clay Hall, Stuart Clark, Chris Anderson, Brent Collins, Stephen Lawler, Will Andrews, Blake McDaniel, Wiley Wright, Sam Evers, Danny Merwin, Blair White, Nathan Ledbetter. Row 4: Michael Meyers, Lane Siddall, Mark Maclin, Shane Weldon, Joey Borden, Freddy Lawrence, Warren Fowler, Jon Collum, Drew Jones. Back Row: Bryant Stone, Jason Simmons, Brian Wade, Bay Chandler, Matt Anderson, Jonathan Frederick, Adam Haines, Jonathan Morgan, Chris Cowan, Matt Chenault. [3 Sigma Chi MEMBERS OF SIGMA CHI Bubba Smith and Darrell Gargis share a laugh at the Alpha Gamma Delta Date Party in the spring. 228 Greeka s DJH] 1995 PRESIDENT TODD FOU8T and pant-prmidpnt Brad Hill OF A LIFBTDIB. SlgiM Chi brothrnt R}an Brake and Matt acrept the 1994 Dean Cap and the HiKhest GPA Award from I Mop for a Moa nt at a Bid Day Party. the Interfratemity Council. Photo by Shannon Welto. XX F i[)ter: Juik ' w , ift-); ' ; F _ r prirjn. 1!)74 SjTiibol: White Cross Ck)lors: Bluo and Old (ii id Flower: W ' •• V )se Motto: " V (1 It Here. " Philanthropy: Children ' s Miracle Network N rs: 47 members and 24 pledges Theme party; Sh igh Kid ' Favorite traditions: Formal m Ft. Walton U ' ■ ■ • ' 1 . rxjtball mious alumni: David Letterman, Brad Pitt, Tom Selleck, Warren Beatty, and Woody Harrelson p- S fm Greeks 229 foUJ r ZETA TAU ALPHA-Front Row: Jeanna Barret, Missy Ingram, April Wallace, Suzanne Yeager, Melanie Hancock, Bethany Blanton, Stacey Choat, Michal Flannagan. Row 2: Kristi Gooch, Kelll Hayes, Andrea Porter, Kellee Reed, Jennifer Wright, Jennifer Spiller, Amy Bridges, Christa Higgins, Susan Ragland. Row 3: Amanda Bowling, Cindy Bates, Atina Blakely, Christy Erwin, Amy Evans, Shelley Fuller, Angela Kittrell, Julie Lawson, Cheron Pitts, Beth Rhodes. Row 4: Tara Sheffield, Christy Smith, Anna Wilson, Karia Felker, Kerry Martin, Kristi Shields, Cristy Holland, Allison Ayers. Row 5: Erin Blackwell, Atisha Bymer, Mandy Burrow, Dana Congleton, Cristy Corbie, Carla Daniel, Joy Eubanks, Nicole Faggioni, Jamie Hargrove. Row 6: Kate Harrison, Lisa Holley, Brooke McMahan, Julia Nelson, Holly Parrish, Maria Powell, Jenny Stolsworth, Mary Westmoreland, Scarlett Yarn. ELI ZABETH SLEDGE, Beth Rhodes, Missy Ingram, and Amy Evans enjoy the festivi- ties at the annual Caddy Day Golf Tournament. mi Zeta Tau Alpha 230Greeka ZETA CELEBRATES after «!»• ning Sigma Chi Derby Dajr» 1995. F.TAS ARE ALL SMILES at their Crown Ball Formal. ZTA indiiig of national chapter: 1898-Loiigwo(Kl (College in Fannville, Virginia iinding of local chapter: March 3, 1973 iil)ols: Strawberry. Bunny. Angel, Crown cot: Bunny jrs: Turquoise Blue and Steel Gray t)wer: )tto; " S ilanthropy: Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation - ' • • ' s: 75 2.0 iieme parties: CrowTi Ball Formal, Christmas Co ktail, Pledge Date Party ' " ■ .. .--T- , •- ,rnond Challenge ;5uuuaii luurnaiiii. ' iii Best intramural sport: Softball r- • . t rated the movie. 77i Little Mermaid A XL rrm Greeks 231 [rnn= IntGJZfrzatGTznity Cocincil The Interfraternity Council is the governing body for the fraternity system on canapus. It serves as the official link between the individual chapters and the universi- ty administration. The IFC is composed of all chapter presidents, one represen- tative from each chapter, four elected officers, and a graduate adviser. The goal of the IFC is to pro- mote cooperation and common brotherhood among the houses. The IFC encourages academic standards, community service, and campus involvement by each group. nui. SVi SERENADING RUSHEES. Brian Peace, a member of Kappa Sigma, displays his musical talents dur- ing fall rush. Photo by Chris Rohling. INTERFRATERNITY COIINCIL-Front Row: Aaron Irons, Ja Giannatos, ( ' hris Simmons, Michael G. Anthony. Row 2: .IcfT McCord Jeff Eubanks. Back Row: Larry Graves, Todd Foust, Robbie Uillis. 232 Greek x: Panbellenic Council " q= ai5i mul CAKEFIX NOW. Phi Mu nu-nibrr Cindy Hrath ronrpntrat«s as ahe works hard to pr«par« thp float for tke iMawcoMlag fntivltJM. Plioto by CUnry itatlifr. PanheUenic Council mem- bership is composed of del- egates of each sorority chapter affiliated on cam- pus. The purpose of the council is to promote Greek unity, scholarship, high standards, and establish rules governing rushing, pledging, and initiation on campus. They also govern intersorority competition. The Panhellenic Council sponsors all Greek work- shops, a Christmas rush party, and sends delegates to the Southeastern Panhellenic Conference. The council has a fund that goes toward the restoration of Powers Hall, and awards the Daniel R. Leasure Greek Excellence Award. ,i ' . . IIELLENlC COVNCIUFront Bow: Keller Reed. Shannon lirnAon. KriaU Shiclda, Jnlie Lawaon. AlUaoa A|wrs. Anna Wilnon. Amanda Cartpr. Jpnnifrr Atwril. Jill Biskop, Amaada Ttarkpr. Mrrimmt Hiaton. Lorl Smith. C ' hriiiu Parr. Lori Stannrld. (aria DmM. Kate Harriaon, Drmiae tha. Krlli Hayes. Bow X: Andrea Porter. Rebekah Grire. Lanna King, (heron Pitu. Christy Corbie, hel Bobo. I.eah MeCreary. " UM Maye«. Tara Monte, Ginger Undaay. Janene StroaMiaiol. Libra LaGroae, brina Thigpen. A«hlry Andrrson, Mandy Barrow, Niroie Facgioni. Row 3: Snaan RaRland. Chriatle ltd. Heather Higdon. Jennifer Coshatt. Tiffany Boms. Charity Bathwtck, Page Ann Banks. Jamie ov-e. Stary Choat. Bark Row: Cindy Heath, Mirhrlle Rope. Cory Jacknoa, Mary Coekerham. Amy r, Carley Roberta, AUcU Moore, Eadly Crawford. Tuumj Rnaafll, WnrfT Walker, EaOlec Blackbara, I Cwtia, Holli Hargrove, Krkrti Goock, KarU Felker. s J u GroekaSM 234CkMlii« uNUlllll.lu BLilll. As spring ' s beauty begins to fade in one of the many flower beds on campus, one tulip still stands in all its glory. Photo by Amy Bridenbaugh. Enduring Legends There are many events that occur during our years in college that will remain in our minds forever. These happenings may be meaningful to you and many others, or they may be important to only you. These moments may have changed your life, brightened your day, or even caused you to scream out loud; but no matter how something effects you, there is always a story to tell about it. At the University of North Alabama, you find that there are many stories to be remembered and told. There will be stories told about locking your keys in your car, failing your Calculus class, watching your football team win another champi- onship, meeting the guy or girl of your dreams, or even getting a great parking space. For years to come, these stories will be interjected into conversations that you have with your friends, your associates, your family, and even your grandchildren. As years go by an anecdote from your college days may flash through your thoughts and cause you to think about it again. When you reminisce about the event, the details will become even more vivid in your mind. Why will this happen? It happens because your memories are an impor- tant part of you. This collection of memories will shape itself into a legend that you have made. I IIFSFItTFII li:(.f: ll. The amphrthe- ou will realizc that you have grown to love the Htre IS one of the many places on this momories, the " Enduring Legends, " that once " campus where legendary events have gjg p jgyg 3 uniVCrSity. occurred. Photo by Shannon Wells. r j j j ChMtiVSM il Abbott, Dr. Kay 139, 175 Absher, Beverly 177 Absher, Dr. Keith 139 Abston, Les 34 Abston, Phil 34, 40 Academic Awards 79, 82 Academic Resource Center . 145, 179, 196 Accounting 79, 174, 175 Ace and TJ 174 Adams, Catherine 76 Adams, Elizabeth 208 Adams, Jason 106 Adams, Kevin Dalon 82 Adams, Kim S 76 Adams, Lany 139, 183 Adams, Tim 192 Adams, Wes 224 Adding the Spice 171 Adkin, James 120 Adler, Dr. Robert 160 Administration 144, 145 Administrative Office Services 79 Ailcman, lyoy 13, 227 Akers, Anita 94, 173 Akkaya, llker Enis 120 Aksar, Sehzat 120 Alabama Education Association 123 Alabama State Band Festival 163 Alacakir, Mevcun 94 Aldridge, Brian 120 Aldridge, Stella 94 Alexander, Darran 226 Alexander, Keith 34 Alexander, Paulette 139 Alford, Reid 120, 226 All Hallow ' s Eve 155 Allan, Dr. Robert 139 Allan, Mary Ann 139 Allbritten, Rachael 120, 196, 222 Allen, April 94 Allen, Auselia 120 Allen, Micheria .... 82, 167, 192, 193, 195 Alltaon, Ayer 230 Allison, Dr. D. Lee 139 Allison, Shay 160 Allman, Helen 94 Allred, Laura 171 Alpha Chi 82,174,175 Alpha DelU PI 8, 10, 21, 82, 152, 206, 206, 207 Alpha Uon Rho 174 Alpha Oamma DelU . 21, 82, 162, 208, 209 Alpha Kappa Alpha 210, 211 Alpha Kappa DelU 82, 166 Alpha Lambda DelU 166,161 236 Index Alpha Phi Alpha 212,213 Alpha Psi Omega 82, 156, 157 Alphie the Lion 207 Alsup, Brad 94 Altinock, Hicran 120 Alumni Association 11, 135, 196 American Cancer Society 184 American Heart Association 176 Amerson, Bob 174 Anders, Nancy Campbell 79, 82 Anderson, Anthony 120, 183 Anderson, Antonio 76 Anderson, Ashley 108, 157, 222, 223 Anderson, Billy Don 144, 146 Anderson, Chris 228 Anderson, Matt 108, 167, 228, 229 Andersson, Erik 59 Andrews, Jaime 120 Andrews, Will 228 Angay, Mustafa 108 Angelou, Maya 211 Angel Tree Christmas Program 217 Annual Guide Right Project 217 Anthony, Michael. . . 76, 108, 165, 190, 192 Anthony, Michael G 157, 220, 232 Anthony, Michael R 220 Apollo 13 28 Armisted, Angelo 34 Armour, Lynn 108 Armstead, Ecego 94 Armstead, John 147 Armstead, Quinta 120 Armstrong, Amanda 108 Armstrong, Bergamin 120 Armstrong, Cisely 120, 181, 190 Arnold, Shelly 76 Arrieta, Cartas 94 Arslan,Ali 14,120 Art 79 Art Student Association 82 Arts and Sciences, School of 79 As th World TUms 114 Ascending Voice s 82, 190, 191, 193 Ashe, tisa 120 Askew, ' Julie 120 Association for Computing Machinery 181 Aswell, Joseph 120 AtlanU Braves 28 At their Best 79, 82 Atkins, LaquetU 120, 190 Atwell, Jennifer 66, 233 Auburn Tigers 106 Ausbom, Stuart 220 Austin, Chad 108 Austin, Cindy 108 Austin, LIsha 94, 175, 183, 190 Austin, Shane 76 Autumn TYadition 123 Auxiliary Units 170,171 Avallowe, Pet«rT. 173 Ayberkin, Irem 108 Aydin, Kerim 94 Ayers, Allison 66, 67, 120, 233 Ayeni, Amanda 79 Azbell.Jison 94,192 e BACCHUS 82 Back to Class Bash 164 Backe, Thomas V 226 Baddley, Betty 172 Baham, Jeremy 167. 190, 196 Bailey, David 76 Bailey, Emiley 120 Bailey, James 120 Bailey, Jennifer 76 Bailey, Rozonda 76 Bailey, Shannon 179 Baird, Dr Paul 25, 144 Baize, Joseph 94 Baker, Brenda 1 47 Baker, David 94,218 Baker, Gina 171 Baker, Kimberly 76 Baker, Regina 120 Baker, Rhonda 61 Baker, Ronda 94 Baker, Scott 220 Bakula, Scott 221 Bald Ambition Tour 11 164 Balding, Jean 147 Ball, Jennifer 120 Ballard, Teresa Ann 76 Band Honoraries 163 Banks, Page Ann 120, 206, 233 Banks, Steven 57 Baptist Campus Ministries .. 8, 20, 21, 82 190, 191 BarberlVophy 82 Barber, Michael 108, 173 Barber, Michelle 120, 179 Barefield, Cadet 189 Barefield, Christy 62 Barfield, Linda 76, 179 Barke, Tommy 18 Barker, Angle 76, 190 Barkhuff, Mike 94, 185 Barnes, Briana 94 Barnes, Jeremy 120 Barnes, Kristen 76 Bamett, James H. Jr. 108 Bamett, Rhett 94, 181 Barns, Kristen 175 Barrett, Gina 18 Barrett, Heath 34 Barrett, Jeana 170, 176, 230 Barty, Dr. Peter 161, 186 Basden, Scott 34 Baseball 30,3843 Basketball 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 63, 54, 56 Bass, J.0 224 Bass, Robert 108 Bates, Cindy 94,171,230 Bates, Elana 18, 19, 76 Batman Forever 28 Beam,, nil 108 Beard, Daniel . 108, 166, 167, 160, 173, 190 Beasley, Kevin 14 Beatles 21 Beatty, Warren 229 Beaumont, Ron 76 Beaver, Brant 94 Beaver, Clyde 144 Beaver, Kala 76 Beaver, Sheldon 190 Beavers, Julie 108 Beavis, Chad 34 Beck, Dr. Oscar 181 Beck, Elizabeth 172, 173 Beddingfield, Honey 171 Behrends, Kendy 158 Belcher, Mary 94 Bell, Bretford 82, 163, 190, 212, 213 Bell, Melanie Ray 79 Bell, Tyrone 33, 34, 37 Bennett, Kelli 94, 157 Bennett, Khalilah 120 Benton, Karen 120 Benton, Martha L 147 Benton, Mitch 14, 172 Beriy, Baron 94,198,199 Berry, Kris 108 Best, Angela 179 Best Picture 28 Beta Beta Beta 82, 157 Bevis, Adam 76 Beyond JFK 164 Beyond the Classroom 174, 177, 178 Bhattacharjee, Dhiman 94 Bias, Jennifer 108 Bibb Graves Hall 6, 166 Bickley, Anne 159, 161 Bicycling 141 Bielat,Amy 120 Big Brothers Big Sisters .... 191, 221, 225 Bigbie, Norma 76, 179 Biggers, Greg 120, 202, 203 Biology 79, 157 Bishop, Angela 76, 17 " Bishop, Jill 26, 94, 160, 167, 186, 208, 233 Biss, Jennifer 156 Bittenbender, Julie 94, 157, 175, 183 Bittinger, Ritchie 119 Black, Chanc 108 Black Diamond 207 Black History Month 180, 184 Black, Paige 147 Black Student Alliance 180, 181, 184 Blackburn, Cariene 139 Blackburn, Edward Allen 79 Blackburn, Emilee 233 Blackburn, Maria 94 Blackwell, Erin 121,171,230 Blackwell,John 121 Blakely, Atlna 108,230 Blankinship, Keith 94 Blanton, Bethany 22, 94, 160, 167. 196, 23(1 Blasingame, Craig HI Blasingame, Jenny 45, 62, 63 Ble.s.sed Assurance 22 Bloodworth, Marcus, III 220 Blues Brothers 20,21 [RESIDENCE LIFE STAFF MEMBER Matt BuerhauH rarve« a pumpkin ing an aftrmoon tliat allowrd even resident aaaistanta to have fun. bjr Chrtotopker KolUlag. |Bhint,iyi«to Badnrt, tan 121 Bndberry. Chuck 173 Bndbunr, Mebnie 78, 167, 175, 183 BndfDnl,Bill]r 77,178 Bradfgrd,UDamia 82.63 BndfM4,lfcliMt. 106,167 Bndbnl,llhiida 179 BnMfcKlMd 121 Bradh Sm 147 BiMKy Icfcn. M Bniig. Judith Juaniu 77 Bnke, Bjnn 7B, 92, 22S Bniy ManidiMl Stadion 28,27 183 .Shcftc.. I7! . 177 ■,Am 121 BralciMi;Vkki 17» Bni; Aadm tan . . 82. 96, 171 173, 190 Bra|,ClHKk 108,187 82.168 .PI 94 .lite.. 168,167 ■ » !■ , CMiyni.. 121 121 77 ;ClMd ...lOi ;Caiy. 106, M BRVH;JoAMir .96 168,182 BK«c(Jae. II 9mm, Mait 220 Braww. MatthMT 121, 182 Rhdenbumh. Amy 202, 209 Bndffs, Amy OS. 160, 167, 230 BridKmon, Phillip .77 BrtiamAlvin 34 Rna»,D(Nqn 121 Brlmei; Oinfltr Baivour 78 Briadl«;Cu«)r n BnadcMUiK 174 Brock, CvTte 121 Brokaw, Ibm 228 Brooks, Kathleen 82 Brooks, Lisa n Brooks, Melbna 77 Broussard, Kristi 106 Brown, Aljrce 179 Brown, Amanda 78 Brown, Bonnie 147 Brown. Caacie 108, 166, 160, 166 Brown, Cindy 79 Brown, Dr. Sarah 139 Brown, Houston 121 Brown, James 26 Brown, Jennifer 96 Brown, J«ny 96 Brown. Kevin 84, 96 Brown, Kim 121, 208 Brown, Laurie 106 Brown, Rebecca 106 Brown, Rodney 14, 163, 212, 213 Brown, Scou 121, 218 Browning, Amy 100 Brownlee, Parrah 121 Brumley, James T., Jr. 121, 167 Buchann,JaM|ih 96 Bocho; Ikiyn 121, 172. 190, 209 Bucklna, Carol 147 Bvarimi, MattlMw 96,156,166 Bglht,JiMqr 219 Boh. Harold 174 Baildil« a Solid Reputation 60 Bdlud, Dr. Jerri 139 Bullodt, Sandra 28 Rnn 18 .Matt 109 Borcham, SUdc 77 BwdMimlkacT 86.160 BvcMMibllV 147 ApricO 181 «Mu)rAm 77,187 .181 Baite.EMl)y ...77,in 109 .121.186 Bma,JlMM]r 147 BnM, PMitda. . 147 Bm,1k|4or ..108,2M Bwilii,UF ...Tt,m .88,Ul,tM,»l .71 in i.8eiMNlflr 79 ;A«y 121.173,183 ;IMh 173,189 Butler. Sheriu 109 Butler. Tkn. 180 BaUnii,LMUe 121.188 ttvTiUatikt, Melum 14, 121 Byford, Can tam . . 18, 21, 24, 26, n, 82. 167,186,192,222 B]rncf;AUtha 171,230 Bynl,8lcpliiiiieL 77,108,187 c CJamBluM 188 CaMer. Carolyn 147 Caddy Dqr 230 Cafrtcria 16,17 Cagle, Amanda 109 Cajle, KacI 96 Cain. Allison 69,108 Cain. Jamie 77,167 Cain, Jeremy 121 Cakmakci. Ece 14, 109 Calahan ' s 106 Calhoun, 1U itha 121 CalUway, Michelle 176, 188 Calvert. Amanda 100 Campbell. Dr. WUter ISO. 174. 175 CainpbeU.nay 222 Campbell, JcMlca 171 CanpbeU. Kriitjr Ul Campbell, Maiy 188 Campbell, Maiy Beth Eck 147 Campbell. MtoU H, 96 Campus After Dark 191 Campus Dlidaa. 16, 17 Campus RadoStaUoii 119 Cane Stepping 20,21 Caner.O«ge 121 Canis. Dr. Mgme 138 Cannon, Camty 108 Canoi«.John 67 Canlerbuiyaub 82.190,191 Cuitiell. Jamie L 77 Capnn,KciUi l7tl7S CMd,JMOii 100 Carden-Uana. ' tocta 86 Car|Ue.Soaity 100.188 Caimlliaii,ClHi«]r . 121 CM9i1w,»im« 77 CHpaMf;ltarii 108 Cvrq Ai 18 Cmmm,Mmf .221 Carta; AMiidi ...281 CannObtk 228 OMtei;iiMlkerM. 157.180,181 Cart«;tai.. ...88 Omlt,0wM .171 ,Lort... 174 108 .... 121. 188 82.192 CM««,na... .172 Citw«,liiiHllii 06,179 Caalel.lian ...34 181 Index 297 Ceman, Gene 221 Chaffin, Debbie 139 Chalk Art Contest 18 Chamber Choir 172, 173 Chambers, Chris 40, 77, 158 Champa e Jam 209 Champion, Missy .-. 208 Chandler, Bay 82, 167, 228 Ch dler, Dr. Patricia 139, 144, 145 Chandler, Greg 34 Chandler, Jason 226 Chandler, Kim 77, 158 Chandler, Suzanne 77 Chaney, Bei jamin 95 Chapin, Ronnie 77 Charles, Suzette 211 Cheerieaders 66, 67 Cheerleaders, Junior Varsity 66 Cheerleaders, Varsity 66 Chemistiy 79 Chen, Chiong-Yiao 180 Chenault, Alison 154 Chenault, Matt 228 Cheney, Beverly 147 Cherry, ChrUty 222, 223 Chess 89 Childers, Amanda 77 Childers, Patrick 34 Childers, Sharona 79 Children ' s Miracle Network 223, 229 Childress, Andrea 122, 206 Childress, Jason 109 Childress, Kerry 79 Chitwood, Jason 224 Choat, Stacey 96, 230 Choate, Michelle 82, 168 Christ, Jessica 45, 79 Christian Student Fellowship 192 Christner, Constance 79 Christy, Dr Thomas Craig . . 123, 136, 144, 160, 187 Church, Amber 109, 222 Circle of Friends 165 Citibank 132 Clanton, Erica 77 Claric, Amy 109 Claric, Brand! Kay 122 Claric, Danny 147 Clark, Joann 77 Claric. Maijorie 147 Clark, Rebecca 78,175,183 Claric, Stuart 95, 228 Classes Division Pa«e 74, 76 Claunch, Michael 78, 176 Clay, Brooke 78 Clayton, Stephanie 166 Clem,Jada 222 Clemmons, Pam 147 demons, IVavis 192 238 Index Clingan, Angela 95 Clinton, President William Jefferson . . 28 Closing 254, 255, 256 Clouch, Kevin 78 Club XIII 105 Clueless 28 Cluxton, Grant 122 Coats, Bonnie 147 Coats, Tina 109 Cobb, Huston 144 Cobb, Jennifer 109, 173, 190 Cochran, Dionne 191 Cochran, Johnnie 217 Cochran, Kristi 78 Cochran, Lisa 190 Cochran, Rosalynde 190 Cocker, Matt 78 Cockerham, Lesa 78 Cockerham, Mary 77, 157, 208 Coffee Cave 99 Coffee High School 194 Coffee T k 24 Coggins, TVacy 109, 181 Cole, Alicia 122,157 Cole, Avery 78 Cole, Cynthia 95 Cole, Greg 176,218 Cole, Jennifer 122 Cole, Jon 220 Cole, Marcia 147 College Republicans 181 Collegiate Singers 22, 82, 136, 172 Collins, Anita 180 Collins, Brent 167, 228 Collins, Michael 78, 190, 220 Collins, Michael Brian 82 Collins, Dr. Newton 182 Collinsworth, Jenna 122 Collum, Jon 109, 228 Collum, T nya 95 Colonial Bank 132 Color Guard 188 Come Home 8, 10 Comer, Carrie 17 Comer, John M 162 Communications 174 Communications and Theatre 79, 102 Communications Arts 79 Computer Information Systems 79 Computer Science 79 Condra, TVesa 96, 183 Condrey, Rhonda 109 Congleton, Dana 230 Coniglio, Natalie 122 Conner, Jason 109 Construction 135 Contribution to Campus Life Award ... 82 Convocation 123, 138 Cook, Alice 95, 162, 183 Cook, Christy 78, 181 Cook, Dottle 147 Cook, James 96 Cook, Maiy Anne 78 Coolldge, CaMn 221 Coomer, SonI 180, 223 Cooner, Jennifer 106, 166, 160 Cooper, Nani 95, 157 Cooper, Nikki 62 Cooper, Tmya 158 Cooperative Campus Ministries. .191, 193 Copeland, Dr Joe 139 Corbie, Christy 66, 122, 171, 230, 233 Coriey, Curtis 82, 162 Cornelius, Jay 122 Coram, Juliette 95 Cosby, Camille 215 Coshatt, Jennifer 78, 206, 233 Cotney, Jeffrey Neal 79, 82 Couch, Michelle 155 Counce, Tim 192 Court Street Cafe 105 Cow Pasture 227 Cowan, Christopher 78, 228 Cox, Jennifer 122 Cox, Sandi 109 Cox, Schuylar 95, 157, 214 Cozart, Kim 160 Crabtree, Vikki 222 Craig, Ann 185 Craig, Jenny 14, 15 Craig, Misty 122 Grain, Blake 78, 220 Grain, Christy 78 Crane, Emily 162 Crawford, Emily 109, 206, 233 Crayton, ' I vyla 66, 78, 157 Credit Cards 132 Creekmore, Gaye 78 Creekmore, Jacelyn 122 Crews-Oyen, Dr Amy 139 Criminal Justice 79, 178, 179 Crippen, Dawn 109 Crisler, Dawn 78 Crisler, Deidre 78, 182 Crisler, Greta 78 Crisp, Robert . . 78, 162, 183, 192, 198, 199 Crittenden, George 122 Crocker, Dr. Margie 139, 177 Crocker, Paul 78 SIT ANYWHERE YOU LIKE. A Htudent takPN a Neat on the aide- walk to enjoy a hotdog during tlie picnic held after Fail Convocation. Photo by Clirlatopher Rohllng. Groone, So ja 78 Crop Walk 193 Cross Country Team 64, 65 Cross, Phil 34 Crossroads 193 Crouch, Michelle 95 Crowder, Jenni 109 Crowell, Phillip 78 Crowley, Jeff 78 Crown Ball Formal 230 Cramp, Laura Beth 110 Crash Party 207 Culver, Jeffrey 95 Cumberiand Recreation Area 99 Cunningham, Brad 34 Curott, Dr. David 14, 139 Curtis, Amanda 95 Curtis, April 122, 233 Curtis, Sharon 80 D D ' Herde, Randy 192 Daily, Rachael 80, 158, 160 Dallas Cowboys 13 Daly, Dr. Robert 139 Dangerous Minds 28 Daniel R. Leasure Greek Excellence Award 233 Daniel, Allison 80 Daniel, Amanda 122 Daniel, Caria 122, 176, 196, 230, 233 Daniel, Eural Junior 122 Daniel, Faith 231 Daniel, Ginger 110 Daniel, Jacqueline 122 Daniel, Ron 122 Danylo, Jennifer 66, 166, 165 Darby, Chan 14 Darby, Jay 34 Darnell, Mark 218 Davenport, Jill 95 Davidson, Kim 80 Davidson, Marsha M 95, 190 Davidsim, Serena 122 Davis, . ndy 14,172 Davis, Angela 122 Davis, Clovis, Jr 165, 190 Davis, Dr Ernestine 139 Davis, Helen 184 Davis, Jamali 1 10 Davis, Jamie 110 Davis, Jim 16, 139, 166, 162, 186 Davis, Julie 176, 176, 183 Davis, Kat 96 Davis, Kathryn 82 Davis, LaDonna 80 Davis, Lisa 169 Davis, Sean 96,153 Davis, ' Dm 110 Davis, Tbdd 224 Davison, Dr Paul 139 Dawkins, Randall 122 Day in the Park 207 Durkwodh. rhartM. M DiiM«n,J«h 110 Diiiwl wf,J— y. n DMii,DcJMn 140. I6S Dirtin,J« 218 DiriMmQwi 66 e Biidi,J«h. 34,80 ButyCMMhood Education 7 Buntni a Legendary Reputation 137 BHiBg litto the Cultufc SImmJc 34 BMiej;Min 80 BMlamlkaqr 124 BMilnd,llHy 147 BwivPMM 180 Edd.lOdMllc 110,192 BoMHMria 79 Eeonomtcs Clnb 82 Edde,KK7 124 Eddleinan, Angela 96 BdMii,ChtMn 110 EdATBran. 147 BdMalion 168,175 Edneatkm, School of 79 Edwards, Maltaida 62 Edwaitit, Michael 26,34.80 Ese, Pbnwt 124 EggltaM 18 Eailealoa,Ca ey 166,181,191 EJch, Ginger 14 Ekman, Dt Thoaaa 140 Elemental EdwUkw 79 Elibol. Banu 14, 110, 156 Eiia.Duaiw 96,162 Bniott,J«rMgr 186 Bicnon, Camtoio 216 EIU(,Ciltetaie 96 BkMi;LMn 80 EMnan,Qiiiiit«a 110 .KeiU 124 ,Cuoi 82,172,178 Bi Qm. 24 El«le,1k«V 124.218 ..79,162,182,183 66,80,166 iCW 182,183 BntcftalBli« thdr DiMM . . 180, 182, 184 ItadMbT ...n.ai,i8tin 80 a » ErtekMa,Chit 0 171,170 B»iva,LHd 00 Bi«iii,CMrtr 110. ao EnrtmOtawM 134 10 93 179 IkiSMH 10 124 .82.160,107.196, 220,221,232 Jegr 280 BNM,Aa9r 171 B«aM,Aaqr 330 Evans. Eddie 84,80 evani,Jaaoii 110,181,181,100,110 E«aiM,P«Mgr 110,160,101 aMM,8yin 124 ■nlnd,1Mv 124,183,100 B«Mi,8ni 134,218 EMkM,Kanliha 124 Baeil, Dcdra 96 EieU,Leticla 124 EieU,1Vad 80 F Faculty 136-148 Faculty DMshMDage 136,137 Fk«|laid,Nieola 230,233 Paggionl.lbny 34,124 Faint, Kathy 166 Faith Shining Through 191, 192 Farr, KrisU 110, 166, 167, 190 Fkrrar,Rod 110,218 FarTia,CMle 124,167,172,190 Farrls, CamUle 157.179 FarTi«,ChaaonU 172,190 Farria, Italy 224 FMdon FMum 82. 182, 183 Future IWirlera 170 Felker. KarU . . 96, 166, 167, 160, 162, 166 167,190,230,180 FiMfDioii, Shme 228 FM«uoii4«4ck,Bi«ndaS. 166,157, 178,179 Femstrom, Dr. Pant 140, 158 Ffcny, Dt J«iy 140 124 18, 164 Field, Chris 190 Ftelda,WMto 80 F ililand 221 FVii 320,221 FUUn ' Statloa 106 Ftaanee 79 Flnt National Bank of FVMwn. 104 PM PmOftarian Church of FVifcnce . 16 .84 .80 P Une 170,171 110 ...06 210 i,Ttaa .175 PMckii; Muk 60 34 170 104 PtarAklW 100.180,190,203 FloMcnHil 03 P«M,U 134,102 PWdn.Afrl 101 PtadCMft 16,17 l iodtMfM 11 .M,n,32,S8,3t,30,30,r Pbo(c,Dr.A.Bdiwd 119,140,174 Pbal«,Mr. 38,40,43,81 PM,Alltoen 00 rotd,Ra|lM. 124 Pliird,8Mdm. 140 Pbrri iliK[ii»i 70,160,187 Pbtvythr. Susie ...206 Portenbeny. Heather 124 Poitenbeny. Tbny 110, 157, 220 Poster. Dr. C. William 137 Poitei; Dr. Heniy 217 Pfiilcr, Jana 1 10 Foster, Uuren 103 PoAe(,Pam 00 PM«;lMkr 00 Pbunder Dqr 210 Po«t,Qleiida 147 PtowClbdd 8,82.167,228,220,232 Poutch, Jason 80 Fowler, Itaqr 80 Fowler, Wtom 330 FraltacAay 124 Franklin, Owtai 170 Franks, Anundi. 134 Franks, Betty 110 Franks, Christy 96 Franks, Jennifer 80 Franks, Jody 110 Pranks, LarcMa 167 Pranks,NiUUe 90 Prsnka, Shayna 110,157,190,208 Pranks, WtPdr 96 PratemldM 204-233 Ptwlarick,Ja«than 124,220 PreeSpeadiAraa 100 Freeman, Bob. 147 Freeman. PUkia 80,100 Freeman, LamonI 110 Freeman, Patriefc 34,110 Freeman, Susan 147 French 79 Freshman Hononries 160, 160, 161 Freshmen I2 130 Pricke,JaUe 124.171 Friends 28,152 PNM,8UpiMai 171 PRal.RMM. 110 Plye,Cif .... 110 PUnniiv ow Bwiy «kM and NMd. . . 133 ndler,ClMnl 110 Fttner.Cori 80.310 PMtet, Jason 112.180 rUtel JCfHiy H| ZW 100 ;IQm 96 ;ieilanl 194 200 W 80 :Jcnntfpr ...100 G 81 Gallien, Holly 81 Gainer, Charolette 190 Gamma Beta Phi 11, 22, 82, 157 Gamma Theta Upsllon 82, 158 Gana,Adah 96 Gana, Patience 96 Gandy, Stephen 124 Gann, Debbie 81 Ganus, Sondra 81, 175, 183, 184, 206 Garcia, Jerry 28 Gargis, Darrell ■. ... 228 Gamer, Charolette Y. 181 Gamer, Christine 148 Gamer, Eddy 190 Garretson, Vance 124 Garris, Richard 34 Garrison, Anissa 81 Gasque, Heather 112, 157 Gastler.Alan 124,181 Gaston, Nicole 159, 161 Gatlin, Lee 96, 161 Gaunder, Dr. Eleanor 140, 156 Gay, Carleatha 81, 177 Gehlbach, Jeff 125, 165, 181, 183 General Hospital 114 General Studies 79 Gentle, Amanda 171 Gentry, Hannah 190, 206 Geography 79, 158, 182 Geography Club 82, 182 George, Nate 26, 34 George, Tasha 206 Gerard, Sean 40,41,42,43 German 187 German Club 187 German-American Day 187 Gezer, Metin 14 Gholston, Cedric 34 GUnnatos, Jay 1 12, 218, 232 Gibson, Bobby 187 Gibson, Brett 172, 190 Gibson, Samra 81, 175 GUbert, Daffeny 52 GUchrest, Ryan 96 GUchrtet, Ellse 173 Gilchrist, Jimmy C 81 GUIaspie, Dr. Lynn 140, 168 GUIentlne, Mary 96 Gillespie, Stephanie 125 GUlesple, Wendy 96 OUIlard, Matt 186 Ollllland, Sarah 79 Girls ' Group Home 163 Gist, Amanda 126 Glass, Beth 126,196,222 Glaie,Kerr) 171 Glenn, Lee 192 Glor, Janice 140, 194, 195 Glover, Bronson 1 12, 196, 198 240 Index Goad, Justin 226 Gober, Dorinda 52, 53, 54 Goforth, Nancy 96 Coins, Donna 82 Golden Girls and Ambassadors 166 Goldstein, Dr. Karen 140 Golf 56, 57, 256 Goluoglu, Seyma Dogus 125 Gomez, Victor 228 Gooch, Kristi 157, 160, 230, 233 Gooch, Leann 66 Good Morning, UNA! 119 Goodnite, Dr. Barbra 140 Goodpastor, Kristina 125 Gordon, Amy 96, 125, 160 Gordon, Stephen 125 Goree, Julie 125, 208 Gossett, Jeremy 96, 226 Graben, Violet 158 Graduation 92, 93 Graham, Paula 81 Graham, Sam 34 Grass, Sara 112 Grateful Dead 28 Graves, Larry 165, 196, 220, 232 Gray, Jennifer 81, 160 Gray, Larissa 125 Gray, Laurel 112 Gray, ' lVavis 220 Great Pumpkin, The 153 Greek Division Page 204, 205 Greeks 204-233 Green, Chad 81 Green, Darrio 40 Green, Dr. Felice 140 Green, Gary 158, 182 Green, Gene 144 Green, James Matthew 79 Green, Michael 228 Greene, Andrea 125, 206 Greene, Will 224 Greenway, Kim 148 Greer, lyier 96,174 Gresham, Kristi 125 Gretfa, Laura 125 Grice, Rebekah 125, 222, 233 GrifTin, Jill 125 Griffus, TYicia Deann 82 Grigsby, Rosalind 125 Grimes, Heath 112 Grimes, Kimberly 96 Gripe Line 196 Grisham, Leanne 125 Grisham, Shelley 81 Grissom, Emily 126, 171 Grissom, Lori 96, 157, 160, 177 Grissom, Mary Leigh 157 Groom, Eric 34 Gross, Alice 102 Gross, Cody 4, 26, 33, 34, 36, 81 Gross, Sam 162 Gross, Steven 183 Guess Who ' s Coming to Dinner 223 Gulllot Unhreralty Center 16, 17, 18, 24,28, 114, 132, 136, 138, 164, 179, 180, 187,191,196,214 Gulllot, Dr Robert M 146 Gump, Forrest 28 Gurganus, Gina 112 Gurol, ' nigsel 112 Gusar, Erkan 112, 155 Gusby, Jonathan 173 Gusmus, Ashley 125, 171 Gussoni, Deborah 96, 167 Guth, Donna Wright 79 Guthrie, Patti 171 Guveny, Esra 125 Guy, Tibitha 18, 19 Guyton, Deborah 158 H Habitat for Humanity . . 159, 191, 193, 194 195, 227 Hackworth, Adrienne 112, 156, 160 Haeger, John 218 Hager, Heather 170, 171 Haggerty, Dr. Thomas 140 Hagood, Andrea 62, 63, 125 Hagood, Brian 81 Hagood, Cecelia 81, 172, 173 Hagood, Chasta 112 Haines Adam 228 Hair, Stacy 119,174 Halbrooks, Layne 96 Haley, Margaret 97 Halil, Burcin Haci 112 Hall Council 152 Hall of Fame 79,82 Hall, Andrea 112 Hall, Barbi 125 Hall, Beth 112 Hall, Chad 40, 42 Hall, Clay 125, 228 Hall, Craig 34 Hall, Dana 97 Hall, Gloria 97 Hall, Kim 81, 163 Hall, Wesley 125 Hallmark, Amy 125 Hallmark, Wendi 81 Hamilton, Jonathan 125, 177 Hanback, Amaris 171 Hanback, Brad 125 Hanback, Cindy 81 Hancock, Melanle 18, 230 Hand, Amy 125 Hand, Connie 125 Handschumacher, Master Sergeant. . . 189 Handy Festival 172 Hankey, Dwight 97, 192 Hanks, Tbm 28 Hanson, Joseph 79 Hansson, Joakim 68, 69 Happiest Place on Earth Ill Happy Days 21 Happy Days Are Here Again 23 Harbin, Amy 81 Harbin, Brent 34 Harbin, Leuom 112 Hardin, Lori J 81 Hardin, Marty 12E Harding, Michelle 12f Hardison, Anna 81, 15f Hardison, Richard 15f Hardy, Sam 11 Hargett, Melanle 22, 23, 112, 167, 172, 20f Hargrove, Holli 97, 157, 165, 200 201, 222, 2a Hargrove, Jamie 23J Harlon Hill Award 4 Harlon Hill Trophy 2f Harmond, John J 112,181 Harper, Annette 97, 20f Harper, Matt 38, 4( Harper, Will 12f Harrelson, Woody 22E Harris, Bob 164 Harris, Jamie 22C Harris, Jeana 9? Harris, Jason ' M Harris, Katie 97 Harris, Teresa 157 Harris, Tiffany 126, 181, 190 Harrison, Kate 126, 230, 233 Harrison, Matilda 81 Harrison, Randy 81 Harrison, TVaci 171, 190 Harscheid, Myra 140 Hart, Peggy 160 Harvey, Christina 126 Harvey, Christy 171 Harvey, Eric. . 126, 165, 172, 174, 181, 193 196 Harvey, Tinisha 97, 181, 214 Harville, Tammie 112, 206 Harwell, Dana 81 Harwood, Mike 56 Hasanali, Farhan 112 Hasting, Ginger 52, 81 Hastings, Heather 126 Hastings, Keelan 112 Haston, Royd 172, 173 Hatton.Amy 83,183 Haugh, Joshua 65 Haverstick, Paul 18, 19, 83, 119, 218 Hay,AI 56,57 Hayes, Bridget 182 Hayes, David 1 19, 174 Hayes, Dusty ' M Hayes, Jarius 34 Hayes, Kelll 97, 157, 230, 233 Hayes, Monica 210, 21 1 Hayes, William David 83 Hayride 221 Head, Kendall 190 Health, Physical Education and Recreation 79 Hearn, Sidney 1R3 Heath, Cindy. ... 67, 83, 157, 196, 222, 2:!;) Heath, TVish 83,208 Heathers 165 Heaven, Betty 97, 181, 187 Heeiy, Katie 222 Helmmerman, Dr. Dan 161, 185 Hell on the Hill 219 kiui ,UKite. rstrr, JaiUiw . HMaiyCM ...IK Hokki, Moatqut ...190 H O C M H i 409$ . . 8S H(riii,OoHtMgp 112, m,m Ml 60,61 Hod|M,KHMi 148 174 R, JoMiiu 83, 174, 175 HMDom m Boa iuMt lit Hogui, Chulw 34 Ba|M,aoria 112 Hatu.1tade 112,222 HarlMid,ll«i » IM Ho»5u ,Sttcl 83.176 Hoicomb, Gujr 148 IMcMiib, Nation 34 HaieiMte, Airila 160 H«lefb ,8M » 148,166 Hotden,Kell]r 66,67,112 HoJden, VttllUun 126 Holtflekl, Leslie 112 HoibiMl,Ain]r 97 iiollMd,Bnmiir 83 Hollmd,ChrMie 112,167,280,238 HoiUnd,Kirk 118 Holluid,Vldd 88 Hollay;Lte 126,230,288 HoUqr, Pul 140 HoUte. Oissie 102, 162 HoUis, Cathy 126 HoUman, Hoily 83, 163 HoUomy. Hany 34 HoUoo , Lix 83 HoiMa,Matt 87 Holt, Charles 97 Holt, Lisa 168 Holl,UiallcAiially 86 iiolt,.MkiMd 83 ilolt(M,Biabrth 62,222 Holy, Holy 22 78, 168, 176 8,9,10,11 . 166, 167, 168, 160, 160, 161, 162, 168 HononNlKhi 79,81138 Hood, Amy 113 Hood, KmkUII 178 Hood,MeUiida 14,97,172 Hood.StqihM 97 Hood.TJ 126 Hood. Windy 198,190 Hooper, Ulgh 126 Hoover, Courtney 166 Hope. Dr. Jim 140 Hopper, Usha 70 Hortaons 193 Home, Lena 215 Horton, Brittnea 66 Horton, l eresa 83, 181, 190 Hospice 179 6 67 ) NCAA Do Houston, Jaton 83,167 HovitM; Melissa 113 Howard, Dr. Daniel 144 Howard, James. 83, 161 Howard. Lacey 126,190 Howard, Leans 126 Howard, Leslie 178 Howard, l sha 127 Howdysbell. Tmii 168 HoweU, Christopher 180 Howton. Russell 83 HublMrd. Brian 102,224 HubiMrd,1toniy 160.172 Hubbert, Paul 123 Huddleston, Dr. BUI 140 Hudiburg. Dr. Richard 140 Hudson. Ttisha 97, m Huffman, Russell 79 Huflitutlei; Ttnj 113 Hughes, Christy 44,46,113 Huisey, Christy L 97,180 Human Environmental Sciences. . . 79, 8 160,176 Humphrey, Keith 26, 34 Hunipin)i,1kNiada 113,190 Humphries, Jqr 97 Hunter. Brends 88 Bontai; SlMMda 127 Hurren, Marie 97 Hunt, Joshua 228 Hurt,Bol)bie 140 Hutcher an,Jcarica 113 Hutchins, Michael 14,118,188 Mutton, AdML 228 HutUM, PUge 81176,206 iQwne, Jed - ■ • Wi MB.BiU 34 TEST OF STKENGTH. IWo c«detn 4tmotmtrmlt Urougli puali-npa hat it tattrs to be part of the K.O.T.C. departaient. Photo by kannon We I la. Imanuel. Jennifer lit Ul Incredible reelii«, An . ' tl Indian MooMlMHtMi 178 IndMlfWHltftM » In MII, nmU f t M lnfra«,Miav 97,tW 1WMB.III1WI0B 127 InstanUy Lsi a n d a iy 7 Inteiftatemity Council 81 232 Interion 79 tntramurals 68, 88 Irish, Lisa 81 lrom,Aaf«a 111166,167,218,281 Irons, StaphMie 97 IsbelLBait 97 Iseldylte, Eric 97 Islam, nriq 111218 Islam, IWUd 84,218 hey.Bialte 228 hy,Elliabeth 127 J J.CScoa ' s 106 Jado, Robert 84,190,220 Jackson, Al 34,37,84 Jackson, Cophia Ill 167, 166 Jackson, Coiy 127, 208,218 Jackson, Jayne Anne. ... II 141 164, 166 Jackson, Jill 208 Jackson, Kim 181,190 Jean 71 84 Jaco,Amandia U7 JaaMa,Anqr 61 127,208 JaaMa, Erica 108 Janes, Oreioiy 171 181 226 68 Janilpn,Clvis. 97 JamipmWnHB. 141 148 JaiantaSQAartootball 18 JeOers. ' bmmy 84 Jello 218 JelloEatii«Caal«at 18 211 .180 J«iydM,BMb«k... .208 84,175 178 62 Jim Jones 164 Jim Jonas BMii 19 C.MartlBUa nl tt MaVlMAthe tfeco HoyseRoeken 166 1164 141 161 .111127 ...1111187,228 84 Charissa... .172 ImtmxUl Johnson, Christy 82, 84, 167, 175, 196, 208 Johnson, Donald, Jr. 226 Johnson, Dr. Jean 140 Johnson, Dr. Kenneth R 140 Johnson, Dr. Robert 140 Johnson, Heather 222, 223 Johnson, Jennifer . . 97, 119, 157, 160, 174 Johnson, Jetta 84 Johnson, Jodi 127 Johnson, Joni 84 Johnson, Latasha 113 Johnson, Lauren Claire 113 Johnson, Rettia 97 Johnson, Scott 113, 157, 172, 173, 181, 193 Johnson, Sedrie 228 Johnson, Spencer 84, 163 Johnson, Tammy 97 Johnson, Zethelyn 148 Joiner, April 98 Jouit Venture 14 Joly, Amber Elizabeth 14, 102, 1 13 Jones, Chipper 28 Jones, Chris 34 Jones, Dr. B. Kembrel 8, 11, 135 Jones, Dr. Edd -163, 168 Jones, Dr. T. Morris 140 Jones, Drew 98, 228 Jones, Ginger 158 Jones, James 173 Jones, Jennifer 127 Jones, Karen 160 Jones, Katrina 113, 156 Jones, Kiki 127 Jones, Mandie 192 Jones, LeAnne 173, 183 Jones, Lloyd E 84 Jones, Lynne Adele 79 Jones, MIndy 127 Jones, Nicomba 127 Jones, Willie 26,34 Jonsson, Mark 68, 59, 82, 197 Journalism 79 Joyce, Wendy 127 Jungle Book, The 21 Juniors 84-107 Jurchenko, Betsy 127, 168 Ju«tlce, David 28 Jwtice, Leslie 98 Juvenile Diabetes Foundation 209 K K-6 Professional Organization .... 82, 176 Kantor, Carolyn 148 Kappa Alpha P»l 20,21 Kappa Delta Pi 82, 158 Kappa Kappa Psi 163 Kappa Mu Epsilon 169 Kappa Omicron Nu 82, 159 Kappa Sigma 82, 218, 219, 232 Karacif, Done 127 Keckley, Linda 140, 158 Kedem, Zev 164 Keehn, Coach Mike 40 Keenum, Selena 98 Keeping the Tradition Alive 166 Keeton, Debra 178 Keeton, Stacy 8, 98, 208 Keller Key 92 Kelley, Amy 162 Kelley, Joshua 113 Kelley, Lana 127 Kelley, Polly 148 Kelley, Sammi J 113 Kelly, Jennifer 172 Kendall-Ball, Maryandra 98, 182, 183 Kennedy, Julie 113 Kennedy, Whit 113, 187 Kennemer, Darren 181, 193 Kerr, Thomas C 79 Keyes, Marcus 26, 34 Keys-Mathews, Lisa 142, 182 Kilgo, Nathan 14 Kilpatrick, Chris 127 Kilpatrick, Kevin 84 Kimble, Debora 113 Kimbrell, Lisa 84 Kimbrough, Sallie 113 Kincaid, Jamie 127, 165 Kincaid, Scott 224 Kindle, Walter 127 King, Heather 98, 208 King, Holly 127, 208 King, Lanna 114, 177, 222, 233 King, Lisa Vineyard 79 King, Mike 34 King, Wesley 113 Kirkland, Lt. Col 188, 189 Kirkman, Eric. . 98, 163, 190, 191, 212, 213 Kittle, Dr. Paul 142 Kittrell, Angela 66, 113, 230 Knight, Angle 163 Knight, Monica 98 Knight, Steve Robert 79 Knotts, Ed 177 Knowies, Latanya 190 Kocak, Murak 84 Kolankiewicz, Tim 180 Kopacko, Jason 118 Kowal, Mark 224 Krieger, Blair 127 Krieger, Charles 84 Kusdemir, Senay 113 L Lady Lions Basketball 52, 63, 64, 66 Lady Lions SofUwll 44, 46 Lady Lions Tennis 60, 61 JUST BLOWING A BUBBLE. Gerald Smith, a member of the footbal team, shows off his chewing gum before getting his picture taken fo the football program. Photo by Shannon Wells. Lady Lions Volleyball 62, 63 LaFayette Hall 152 LaGrange College 166 LaGrange Hall 152 LaGrange Society 22, 82, 166, 167 LaGrone, Libra 165, 190, 206, 233 Lam, Sui Ngo 84 Lambert, Carrie 98, 175 Lambert, Jerome 98 Lamon, Brandi 127 Lamon, Kim 171 Lamprecht, Jason 84 Lancaster-White, Lisa 84 Lane, Chris 127 Lane, Coach Mike 40 Laney, Jessica 79 Lanier, Hollie 98, 175, 183, 222 Lash, Karin 84,176 Lauderdale Lanes 105 Laughlin, Mark 14, 163 Lavender, Gerald 11 Law, Misty Rochelle 79 Uwhead, John Paul . . 14, 15, 84, 176, 185 Lawler, Chris 98 Lawler, Stephen 228 Lawrence, Carol Ann 82, 163 Lawrence, Freddy 228 Lawrence, James 98 Lawrence, TVacy 24 Lawson, Julie 230, 233 Lawson, Kim 119 Lawson, Wendy 222 Layfleld, James 127 Layfleld, Stacey 127 Layman, Ginger 84, 157, 160, 162, 173, 192 Uyman, Wendi 98, 178, 179, 192 Lazo De La Vega, Margarita 84 LEAD. Team 186 Leadership Retreat 186 Leap Frog 18 Leasure, Dr. Daniel R. ... 82, 138, 144, 146 Leavelle, Orelchen 98, 206 Leaving a Creative Mark 106 Leaving a Legendary Mark 161 Ledbetter, Nathan 127, 228 Ledford, Lori Merchison 79 Lee, Laura Allison 79, 82, 92 Lee, Lenora 127, 165 Lee, Robert E. Ill 82 Lee, Steven 113 Legendary Storytellers ' 75 Legendary Togetherness 205 Legends in the Making 1, 3, 4 Legends of the Fall 165 Legends of the Field 31 Leide, Jeff 14, 16, 102, 224 LeMay, Billy Ray 79 Lending Voices of Support 67 Lender, Harris 84 Leo 9, 138, 196 Leo II 166,221 Leo ' s 197 Leonard, Tuiahya 127 Lesley, Alan 98 Leslie, Yolonda 52 Letterman, David 229 Leviner, Emily 156 Lewey, Christy 66, 98, 176 Lewis, Anna 173 Lewis, Barry 127 Lewis, Leslie 128, 226 Lewis, Steve 98, 166, 218 Light, John 34,158 Lightshoe, Todd 34 Likens, Rob 34 Lindley, Laura 162 i Lindsay, Ginger 205, 206, 233 Lindsey, Dr. Billy T .... 142, 156, 178, 179 Llndsey, Heidle 186 Lindsey, Jill 23,79,82 Llnd.sey, Kelly 161 Lindsey, Matt 12, 13 Lindsey, Ronald L. Jr. 85, 119 Linton, Tbrri 113, 180 Linville, Wiyne 116 Lion King 21 Llonettes 22, 170, 171 Lions Basketball .... 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51 242 Index UUIcDcBatait... iMim I «ia.Baay Ckite... Collin... UMwiiim.Cvol PhUlip 21.331 16«,in n,is7 la M,in 86 187 8S » 144,145 ta Dc Italy 141 Cariem 86,tl0,tll Mir-- 174,183 DcMtoB 144 Liwit. Jamtc 208 i ' - i 175,188 .a ...118 U nii.ThaiMCin 8(,a6 Li nn(t. (ilona 208 Uxt, . niu 188 LumStaiM 115 l. n«- uilliOiMtagr 78 Li %irUrv, lnMM 115 L nclM«, Bcdv 178 H tttiij m « LDtOHo|)nL 141,148 I. ■.• ' i; DrTlMHtlL 141. 146 I..N«.n, JibJi 116 ■ . xs. ihrtatl 128, ISO roMii. BoM ) ... 86 L. .Tmin. MMtia 116 Uli fNan 98,218 Lull (U.-h« l 82 urn, J« ' an-BabliMc 15 Luni Mirihm 180 U 181 Lun.l.r.. iMud 168 l.u jer Joey 181 .100 ..78 Mai)t7, ' hrtm... MadMCk MacdoMld,Lon Mack. Bart idgBi,PMiriek 116,157, M«Mai,IIMi 86, M«ri,DtDM 88,181 ..1«S 84 ...115 .14 148 180 .26 181 142 111 86 171 88 80 ISO 102 170 m Vtutv.CA 16.84 86 . . 168. 100. 170, 171 148 78 ,fl» 18 ltaraft,IMo4r 86,108 MMii.Cni( 88,187 liutdw«;l«M 86 Martial Alt Club 186 llHtlB,AaM 82 llHtfei,DHtd 34 Mutla,DMana 86 Mtttin,Keny 280 Martin, Mwl 148 Martin, Mky ISO 78 ,M|r 60,61 , Loren 86, 167, 181, 182. 187 182 79,180 Manlie«i,Bo 218 .LoRte 82 96,132,108 Matthews, WUIiamt 148 ,1am 128 ,Paa 176 Mqr, Debbie 116 MqiBiadal 148 Uv,T»mn 86 MvWMk 216 211 18,25,06,82,96,167, 164, 166, 167, 186, 192, 196, 208, 283 86,172 iMfiliH, Jmn 218 McAfee. Julie 98 McAfce,iaiBberi]rDtHn 79 McBnvH; Don 176 McBnqnf; Jamie 196 McBrtda,Lwai. 100 McCartMKMiin 100 McCajr, Jaawjr 182 McCteMn,Maik 168 MeCsBM,Ckfii 214 McCoihna, DaneU 118, 174 MeColi.)wM 148 McC«nb,aii«er 86.176 86 86,176 86,lM,a6 McCoriJeff 115,157,218,282 McOqiDtLany. 146 MeOq NMl 100 McCMi)t,Larii U8, 106, 171, Ul. McCmiy,MaR 144 McC lllLW,aiMB. 100 l» 100 86,167,226 166 lieDHHDtM rJaiw 161 100 MflPinltl. Rodtrtck 118 McOoMliOMjr 84 Mcl oiHld.CaMi( 86 WakH My 100 lleOoM0.8anh 62 McPktl. Daniel 116,218 MePkll,Dwld 86,176 McPklLUanJo 79 McrUI,PMrl 148 148 128 McOe Scott 100 McOraw.Tta 228 Mclnlah, Mlml 176 Mclnnish, Mlmi 183 Mclntyre, Ben 224 McKalftRonnn 86 McKee, Dairen 161 McKeivejr. ' taiy 128 McKehr]r.Jearica 128,206 McKejr, Jaaon 82 McKinley, WllUun 227 McKinney, ChaslWy 34 MeUnney, EUabeth 86, 177 McKinney, Shelia 86 McKinnofl. Ronald 4,26,84 McUtn,Matt 128 McLaughlin. BUIjr. 164 McMahan, Brooke 118,280 McMkken, Brett 128 McieehM,Moidea 100,167,176 MciaekeB,8h)nm 100 McMkken, WiUiam 86 McMlllen,MaR7 52,86 McMnilen, Dr. Janet 142, 174 McNatt, Selena. 128 McNutt,Dwid 86 McrMcfB, PB0te 86 McRe]fnoldi,Duia 180 McRight. Laura 100 McViy. Steve 180,220 Meador. Bewrly Duncan 81 iS 142 .14,86,102,118,185 tSaeoe 101 101 MMtea,JIII 128 Miiilinilni. Billie 162 Madkck,D«lir 115,100 UttOm tlw O ' lM ' ry 146, 188 MeflbntBoMea 166 218 28,114 ...18,18.128, 164,210 Maa ' k BhMMI . . . . 46. 47. 48. 40, SO, 51 66,60 ,Dtnaacii 142 100 Moiwln,Dm9 ...218 rOoMter .82 .128 .218 106 iedMl,AiiV 86 160,161 115 Ill MiMMnMka,1bair 84 MIddleton, LauU 161 MUea,AMy4r 102,176,186 MUey,DtJ«qr 142,166,179 MUiuiy 8ei(aoo, Dapartaaol of . 188, 189 Miller, David 100 MUler.Oenut 40 Miller, Ivan David 102 MMnSuMn. 100,206 MiBI|BB,Charlet 86 Mind Station 18, 164 Minerva 216 Minor, Dr. Uia 162 MInter.Arthal 81 MiaAlabam 21 MImUNA 11164 MtaUdlne.John 66 MlMlMoaMadDMa 207 MltdMll,Biyan 116 MiteheU.Earl 86 Mitchell, Gus 163. 166 Mitchell HollinffvrMth Nuntng Horn 180 MitcheU. Martina 86 Mitchell, Mitch 177 Mitchell, Rana .... 26, 100, 166, 181, 186 MoMey, GInnevere 148 Moeller. Dr. Michael 142 Moland,AnceU 128 Moliere 16 Moments in Time 206 Monica. Raymond 84 Monte, Ikra 206,206,188 Montgomery, Cyndl 100 Montgomery, Monte 1 16 Moody, Cindy 100 Moody, Oigr 102 Moody; bi«i 100 Moody, lyaneAa 100 Moore, Alicia 181 Moore, Amy 168 Moore, Anita. 128 Moon, Cute. 176,181 Moore, Ctetea 202,208 Moore, DrThoouiE. 14.16 Moon, Jacqueline 86 Moon, Jim 173,188 Moon,J«niy 100 Moon,Krii 86 Moan,Mii4y 170 MooccMancOe.. 40.41 84 .1118,86,167,176, 188,196,206,200 171 l»4 166 170 128 228 ,DeBod 188 MofKOI la MaRla,DMMUe. 7« MonKDwid 100 Mania,J«TteLM la Monia,JoMi 14 Index 243 Morrison, Alicia 128 Morrow, Barbara 86, 190 Morrow, Brad 100 Morrow, Brenda 144 Morrow, Melissa 100 Moseley-Braun, Carol 215 Moss, Clarence, Jr. 128 Motes, Amber 128 Motluck, Jeff 62 Motsinger, Stephen 226 Mr. and Miss University 8, 164 Mueller, Dr. Clark 176 Mueller, Jason 128 Mulazimoglu, Yavuz 128 Mullins, Diane 86 Murphy, Andrea ... 115, 156, 157, 160, 175 Murphy, Ann 66, 115 Murphy, Jill 100 Murphy, Nancy R.. . . 86, 128, 156, 179, 187 Murphy, Fr. Tim 190 Murray, Justin 128 Murtha, Denise 66, 186, 233 Muse, Jessica 128 Music . . 14, 15, 79, 143, 163, 168, 169, 170, 171, 172 Myers, Kerri 178 Myhan, Janice 142, 175 Myrick, Cheryl 79, 92 N Nadella, Nagalaxmi 86 Napps, Allison 152, 222 Napps, Jennifer 175, 183 Narp, Christy 159, 161 National Alumni Association . 11, 135, 196 National Championship, Division II 3,26,27 Naves, Carla 86, 176 Neal,1W)ltha 115 Neir,Andy 220,221 NeU 165 Neloms, Kara 129 NeUon, Carlos 216 Nebon, Dr. Lawrence J 142 Netaon, Julia 129 Nelson, JuUe 230 Nel»on,Pete 100,228 Neskaug. Jennifer 129, 170, 171 Nesmith, Adam 116 Nethery, Krlstle Marie 82 Newbeny, Keith 129, 201 Newcomb, Jaion 76 Newhouse, Reml 115, 172, 173 Newman, Paul 28 Newton, Alex 218 Newton, Michael 86, 192 Newton, Reeda 82, 86, 157, 162 Ng,ChiHo 115 Nicholas, Jody 129 Nichols, Amy 100 Nichols, Nick 10, 203 Nicholson, Dr. Janice 142 Nicklaus, Jack 221 Niedert, Joey 115 Nielsen, Dawn 176 Night Life 105 Nixon, Gayla 175,183 Nobles, Jonathan 102, 185 Nobles, Scott 12 9, 226 Nobriga, Ryan 40 Noe, Amber 129 Norris, Amy 185 Norton Auditorium 21, 102, 162 Norton, J.J 163 Norvell, David 220 Norwood, Arlecia 115 Null, Leigh 52 Nunuz, Clint l29 Nursing, School of 82, 179 O ' Connor, Dr. John 102, 142 Oneal, Gamer 216 O ' Kelley, Monica 82 O ' Steen, Rona 233 Obemeder, Connie 168 Odom, Carol R 86 Odom, Shanda 129 Odom, Shane 40 Okur, Mustafa 195 Old TYadition Rekindled 135 Oleham, Jennifer 100 Olinger, David 224 Olive, Brent 79 Olive, Jason 218 Oliver, Madonna 158 Omar, Magdi 129 Omega Phi Alpha 184 On-Campus Housing . . . 152, 153, 154, 165 Organizations 150-203 Orrick, Sylvia A. 162 Orzenchowski, Amanda. 187 Orzechowski, Gregory 129, 187 Osbom, Sandy 148 Osborne, Dr. Jackie 181 Osborne, Dr. Thomas. . 123, 142m 160, 161 Osborne, TVacy 60, 61 Outstanding Organization Member Awards 82 Outetanding Service Award 82, 188 Overby, Cassldy 62, 55 Owen, Amelia 100, 167, 186, 208 Owen, Bei |amin 129 Owen, Laura 172 Owens, Amy 129 Ozcan, SecU 129 Ozenc,Hande 14,116 Ozkan, Onur 129 P P.E. M ors Club 176 FJ. Mbcer 219 PRCA 82, 176, 177 Pabon, Sandra 24, 129, 181, 192 Pace, Christa 129, 206, 233 Pace, Janice 100 Pace, Teresa 178,179 Pack, Karen 100, 181 Paddy Murphy 227 Page, Pam 86 Pahman, Maomi 123 Pak, Nurean 129 Panhellenic 82 Panhellenic Council 233 Panhellenic Residence Hall 152 Pannell, Brian 100 Panoply 172 Parham, Jodie 175, 183 Parisians 175 Parker, Jennifer 86, 115, 177, 222 Parker, Laura Leigh 9, 11, 22, 23, 82, 86, 157, 172, 175, 179 Parker, Paul 34 Parker, Dr. Susan 186 Parker, Timothy 218 Parkin, David 129 Parks, Allison 101 Parks, Gordon 220 Parks, Rosa 211 Parris, Jana 129 Parrish, Holly 230 Parrish, Jennifer 115 Parrish, Keri 115, 156, " 60 Parrish, Marshall 101 Parrish, Monica 171 Parson, Susan 115 Parten, TV 40 Partrick, Shannon 86 Passmore, Steifon J. .. 14, 16, 82, 101, 102 157, 183 Pate, Alan 40,43 Patrick, Melissa 190 Patterson, Amanda 129 Patterson, Ryan 119 Patterson, Shelley 101, 192 Patterson, Wenona 101 Patty, Sandi 22 Pauline Gravlee Leadership Scholarship 82 Payne, Amy 115 Payne, Julie 172, 198, 199 Peace and Harmony Cane Step 20, 21 Peace, Brian 14, 102, 185, 218, 232 Peale, Norman Vincent 221 Pearce, Kevin 220 Pearl Harbor Party 221 Peck, Coach Matt 62, 63 Peebles, Pamela Quinn 87, 160 Peele, Emily 185 Peeiy,Tony 116, 224, 225 Pegues, Laconger 62, 63, 1 16 Pell, Rhonda 87 Pendley, Dana 87, 175, 192 Penland, Maguerite 14 Pennington, Brkndi 62, 63 Percussion Section 168 Perez, Angel 62 Performing in Harmony 172 Perkins, Kimberly 116 Perrigin, Staria 175, 183 Perry, Lindsey 129, 171 Peters, Karl 101 Peterson, Julius 190 Peterson, Kim . . . 31, 60, 61, 101, 174, 222 Pettitt, Bryan 116 Pettus, Danny 192 Pettus, Matt 87, 200, 201 Pettus, Rusty 192 Pfeiffer, Michelle 28 Phi Alpha 82,163 Phi Alpha Theta 159, 161 Phi Beta Lambda 82, 177 Phi Eta Sigma 160, 161 Phi Gamma Delta 21, 220, 221 Phi Kappa Phi 82,160,177 Phi Mu. . . 18, 21, 69, 82, 152, 222, 223, 233 Phi Sigma Iota 160 Phillips, Amy 163 Phillips, David 66, 228 Phillips, Zack 34 Philpot, Dwight 87 Phipps,Nikki 222 Photographers 202, 203 Physical Education 79 Physics 79 Pi Kappa Alpha 21, 82, 224,-225 Pickens, Kristin 206 Pickens, Sarah 116 Pierce, Angela 129 Pierce, Brad 34 Pierce, Kurt 119 Pigg, Regina 129 Pike, April 66, 222 Pikefest 225 Pike ' s Peak 226 Pinson, Angela 101, 190 Pitman, Brett 129 Pitt, Brad 229 Pitts, Cheron 66, 116, 156, 157, 166, 167, 196, 230, 233 Pitts, Jane Anna 87 Pizza Hut 16 Plemmons, Deaiuie 116 Plyer, Paige 87 Poarch, Angel 129 Poe, Edgar 176 Political Science 79, 176 Political Science Club 176 Pollard, Heidi 160 Polly, Angela 129 Pool, Bradley 87, 161 Pool, Debbie 177 Pope, Emily 116 Pope, Jennifer 101 Popham, Chris 190 Porter, Andrea , ... 18, 87, 166, 167, 179,230,233 Potter, Brooke 129 Potts, Irene 146 244 Index ) SOMKTIIING FOB E ' EEYONE. Faculty mrmtwra get into the ftin of SprinR rung by participating in " Snao Wreatling. " Photo by Christophrr Rohling. Potts. Julie Aim Ml Potts. NUdd. ioi,i«e,m «tL....tS,M,128, Jr. m Dhtm 101 9to«Mi .101 PaMl.O«.Oaiki... 28,217 66,1»,290 ' POM■,MM MHfHCt .206 tut iu,m ?ttwaa,Otoitt (0.61 PrMlic»,1tacT 12 Pn Mm. 101, IW, 18 . 187 Price, Dong. . . . . 101 Price, (Mpwi 130,186 Price, bfllr 171 Price. UmMim Ill Pride of DfadcitecMai Bad... 131,10, 168. 161. 170, 171 PridciywMa ...148 Prinee,CM«e 101 PilBtelw 101 PrildMt.1hi]r.Jr 87,167 Pri«en,Qn(.. .87,167.174 pT4eetaOJ £. m Provence. Greg 210 Pnnea,DcReb«(t. 141,172,171 ,116 Pnit,JcnyL 82 Praitt,JMie 116 Pwitt.JgMllBf 130,192 79 .... ' . 79 PiMleWrtn»CowetfofAlibem..82 176,177 Piickett.Heether 130 PlKkatl,Jeqr 130 rji. iiiii 130 PtilpPlcilon 166 26 rtePMMlML 118 Pyle,Joee|ih 142 O R RESA 82.187 Race, Ttmu 190 Radio Station 110 RadkVlVileviilowTttm 79, 174 RafMLSamer 218 ■Min. iMinlhr 116 Rifui, Jenny 156,167 Ragland, Shane 190 ■ Mid,n— n 101,167,180,133 RagitoRlchet 210 Rahman. K.H 101 Ralner. Stetkn 60 Ralph, Roger 11 Ramlrex. YoUnda 87 Rand,TyTee 130 Randolph, Amy 116 Randolph, Thomas Britt 101 Raney, David 14 Raney, Dustln 130 Ranger Challenge l am 188, 180 Ranaon, Shelley 87 Rape Reclame 184 RappeUing 90 Rashaad,PhyUda 211 RaUlff,AngeU 14,116 RaUlff, Clancy 101, 202, 203 Ratliff, Heather 162 RaUlff, Stacy 116 RawUraon, James Scott 79,110 Rawtlnaon, Kristin 87 Ray, Alan 130 Rqr, David 172,173 Rsy, Nicky 87,176 Raytmn. Imel 26, 34 Reagan, Jenny 184 Red and White Ball 217 Red CnwBkMd Drive 193 Redford, Robert 219 Redmon, Maiy 130, 190 Reed. April 101 Reed.Kacey 87,174 Reed,Kellee 21,101,167,166, 196,230,233 Reed, Michael 177 BaedMvAmr 171 Bt PaertmlHiidtiKi AModrtlon. ... 187 RefleclkM 98 Relehert. Bonnie 87 Reld,Dui n. 18,110,111 Reid,flhMMl I«,m 110, 111, in 188 181 181 184 (NBeen1MBii«Cetpt . 188, 181 in II, IB tra IS3 164, IH ...87 Reynoidi, DeMyne 87, 161. 181. 171, 181. 186, in 14.87,101,186 ..no Rhodei, Brian. 116 RIeeHaU 11.161,168,164 Rtea, Stuart 87.n,18l Rieh,Jiion Ill Richard, Angret 130 Richard. Bart 218 Richardson, Ben 144 Rkhantaon.Dr. ' ftny 142 Richardson, Ethan 87 Rkhardion, Heather Ill Richardson, Kerry 111,101 RlchardM)n,1 tfa 9,16,116,167,181 Rlchey,Matt 101 Rlchey,Rlck 130 Rkhey, Wmdy 106 RIchler. Lorrie M 160 RIckard, Andrea U Rickanl.Bart 87,167 Rirlniti. Chartet 87 Riekatti,1ta)r. 11,18 Rldenom; Otaa 101 Rldge«ny, MWy 66 RIgglns, Sandy 87, 1« Rigga, Janice 101 ROey, Brian 79 KauK, Dr. Oregocy 168 Rbner, Serena 101 Ritchie, Deanna 88 RK«n Hall 16, 162, 163, 164 Road to Success 146 ROAR Radio 119 Roaric, Sandra 88 Robardt, Stephen 176 Robetsan.KeUI 88 Roberson. Timothy 148 Roberts, Beverly 88. 156 Roberts, Cariey 233 Roberts, Cindy Il6,ni Roberts, Holly 88, 177,18 Roberts, Jason IH Roberta, Jennaine 28,84 Roberts, Laura Beth 61,18 Roberts, Vhn 66,88 Robertaoo,Mandy 130 Robeson, Emily 149 Robinson, Dt George 142 RoMion,Adttn 130,180 RoMadit,8Mu .. 88 ;Heath 101 ,A1 Carson 130 RodqrH«mrPlelareSho» 18,186 ■,Jr tt 180 iSlore 67 101 130 in .40 Ra|Hti,Cuta)r.... 201 r.. 101, 1 16, 167, MO lotm 184 176 in Ro«ine,naberty 141 207 IadexX4S Rosenburg, Dr. R.B 142, 161, 185 Ross, Jerry 88 ROTC program 188, 189 Roth, Dr. John 14 Roush, Dr. Donald 142, 157, 177 Rowe, Lavin 142 Rowell, Timothy A. 82, 88, 158, 182 Rowland, Brian 11 Rowland, Jennifer 101, 172, 173 Rowley, Brian 116 Rubley, Linda 82, 88 Rudman, Heidi 88, 179 Ruffin, Reginald 34 Ruhl, Rick 181 Rupe, Michelle . . 25, 82, 88, 144, 167, 186, 196, 197, 222 Rushing, Bobby 101 Russell, Amy 88 Russell, Dannielle 165 Russell, Jarrod 116 Russell, Kandi 181 Russell, T mmy 233 Rutherford, Wesley 10, 172, 173 Ryals, Kevin 130 Ryan, Robert S 10 s SGA 196,197 Saavedra, Luis 82 Saavedra, ' Ruiia 88 Safe Passage 165 Safeplace 159, 184 Sagiroglu, Tolga 130, 196 Saint, Crissy 116 Saint, Patrick W. 158,161 Salvation Army 176 Sanders, Brooke 130 Sanders, Emily 88 Sanders, Kathy 88, 181 Sanders, Paul 34 Sanders, Shannon 172, 173 Sandlin, Leslie 116, 208 Sandlin, Maxine 130, 163 Saplroglu, Tolga 177 Sappington, Justin 34, 130 SaricaogJu, Sinan 116 Saturday Night LWe 24 Schachter, Dustyn 130, 222 Schlagheck, Dawn 88 Schllndler ' g List 164 Schmidt, Amie 130 Schneider, Chanda 130 Scogin, Selena 116 Scott, Carol 130 ScoU, Christy 130 ScoU,Mellnda 116 24« Index Scott, Misty 116 Seal, Misty 101 Searching for the Stars 164 Seeley, Susan 88 Seinfeld 28 Seleski, Malaea 25 Self, Samantha 179 Selleck, Tom 229 Sellers, Dr. Jack 142, 163 Sellers, Loren 130, 22 Seniors 76-93 Senkbeil, Shane 103 Serai, Emrah 103, 157, 165, 167, 177, 179, 220 Shackelford, Joel 116 Shady, Ron 180 Shaffer, Amanda 82 Shakespeare, William 102 Shamlin, Stacy 130 Shannon, Amanda 130 Sharbutt, Tammy 103 Sharp, Brad 149, 165 Sharp, Jason 173 Sharp, Jennifer 131 Sharp, Misti 171 Sharp, Misty D 116 Sharp, Natasha 131 Sheehan, Shawn 196 Sheffield, Kevin 224 Sheffield, Tara 66, 117, 230 Shelley, John 59 Shelley, Sheri 206 Shelton, David 38, 40 Shelton, Demetrea. 34 Shelton, Jacque 149 Shen, Yan 103 Shepherd, Andrea 223 Sherer, Leigh 23, 207 Sherrill, Regina 149 Shields, Kristi 103, 171, 230, 233 Shipley, Athena 190 Shipman, Amy L 14, 157, 186 Shirley, Allen 117 Shoals Area Chamber of Commerce . . 138 Shop Around 168 Shoulders, Nicholas 131 Shugars, Kissa 181, 190 Shuler, Vice President Wilbur B. . 146, 149 Shumate, Sunshine 131, 190 Siddall, Lane 103, 228 Sides, Dan 106 Siegel, Joe 88 Siegel, Sandra 149 Sigler, Allison 79,82 Sigma Alpha Epsilon .. 11, 21, 82, 226, 227 Sigma Chi 8, 11, 20, 21, 82, 106, 204, 228, 229 Sigma Tui DelU 82, 162 Sllvey, Ray 131 Simmons, Chris IDS, 218, 232 Simmons, Cleareaae 103 Simmons, Jaime 228 Simmons, Jamey 88, 196 Simmons, Jason 1 17, 228 SImms, DeAnna 117, 156, 208 Simpson, ChristI . 24, 25, 66, 103, 167, 162 Simpson, Dr. James 143 Simpson, John 79 Simpson, Leslie 88, 167 Simpson, O.J 28 Simpson, Tonya 103 Sims, Anthony 158 Sims, Carrie-Anne . 131, 181, 193, 195, 196 Sims, Charlita 88 Sims,Jami 117,193 Since I Fell for You 168 Sing 23 Singleton, Shayne 218 Singleton, Tommie 143 Sisk, Jaime ... 117, 156, 157, 160, 167, 196 Sivley, Dana 88, 208 Sizemore, Carley 66, 131 Skinner, Dewayne 131 Skip worth, Jay 131, 181, 192 Slater, Willie 34 Sledge, Elizabeth 103, 230 Sledge, Shannon 60, 61 Sleigh Ride 229 Sloan, Mary Margaret 131 Smallwood, Greg 103 Smallwood, Shannon 103 Smart, Jean 207 Smith, Allen Lee 103, 224 Smith, Allison 208 Smith, Amanda 158 Smith, Amber 103,163 Smith, Amy 62,88 Smith, Beverly 88, 163 Smith, Bobby 228 Smith, Brooks 117 Smith, Bubba 228 Smith, Cardelia 90, 156, 157, 178, 179, 181, 187 Smith, Carrie 131 Smith, Christopher 117 Smith, Christy 117, 230 Smith, Dana L 90 Smith, Daniel 173 Smith, Dean 221 Smith, Denese 103 Smith, Denise 206 Smith, Emily 90, 177 Smith, Emily Suzanne 90 Smith, Farhan 196 Smith, Felicia 131 Smith, Holly 90 Smith, Gerald 34 Smith, Jaci 131 Smith, Jason 34 Smith, Jill 90 Smith, Josh 131 Smith, Joy 156, 222, 223 Smith, Keith 117 Smith, Kelll 183 Smith, Kimberly 90, 157, 179 Smith, LanyWiyne 79, 82 Smith, Lindsay 222 Smith, Lori 181,233 Smith, Randy 167 Smith, Renee 103 Smith, Ronald 143 Smith, Stephanie 181 Smith, Stevie 34 Sneed, Allison 79, 82 Snider, Kim 163 Soap Opera Madness 114 SOAR 24,25 Social Work 79, 163, 178, 179 Social Work Organization 178, 179 Sociology 79, 179 Sociology Criminal Justice 82, 156 Soeurs Fideles, Les 223 Soft Touch Carwash 12, 13 Softball 44, 45 Solomon, Shane 90, 155 Someone Up There Loves Me 22 Sonat, Can 90 Sonat, Suna 131 Sophomores 108-119 Sororities 204-233 Soul Men 20 South Seas 219 South, Amanda 117 South, Bobbie 18 South, Bobby, Jr 165 Spalding, Dr Charles 10 Spanish 79 Sparks, Melanie 131 Spears, Gus 90, 177 Spears, Kimberly 90, 119 Special Education . ' . 79 Specker, Christopher 90 Speech, Communication and Theatre, Department of 14, 16 Speed 165 Spencer, Charles 34 Spencer, Jason 131 Spencer, Stacy 170, 173 Spenser, Demetrius F. 216 Spickard, Owen 103 Spiller, Jennifer 165, 230 Spires, Brandy 103 Spivey, Wendy 114, 222 Sports Division Page 30, 31 Sportsman ' s Club 196 Spring Fling 2, 4, 18, 19, 208 Spring is in the Air 18 Springer, Wendi 131 Spry, Lesia 90 Spry, Nathan 131,172 Stack, Allison 117, 156, 160, 200, 201 Staff 147149 Stafford, Jason 173 Staggs, Felecla 90 Staggs, Jason 117, 173, 174 Staggs, Louida 131 Stallworth, Joseph 163, 168, 169 Standridge, Miranda 131 Stanneld, Lori 185, 233 Stanley, Dana 210, 211 Staples, David 79,82 Starkey, Jamie 90 Starkey, Nelson 149 Starr, Coach Veronica 45 Stayin ' Allveln ' 95 20,21 Steams, Shane 34 Steele, Kristi 8, 18, 22, 23, 186, 208 Steele, Stacey 181 ML Ul i n,ioi,itT.iiMa6 I« .M, 10,166,167. in, iM. 186, lie . .10,11, 164, ai in U6 Atai... ...IM m M I ' O 11 16S ...U4 103 M ios,ioi,m M 131 to Stanit, De ' uidn 131, 157 aiOTmitDr.WttUMi 143 atomit Helen 167,171 Katie 117 SlOTHtSlaey 131 The ...119 103,110 I7B aioddu«l,Jml 34 , Jenny 161, 190 iDoor W . 160, 107 118 164 14 80 ...14,16,26.167,186 SMjiaMbr 80 ,niiibwtr 103,181 ,Um 103,180 StoM.ltagn 117 ancMi;IMibte 14 Sincner, DUm 14 Sliute, fttry 103 aMekUnd.Ro()eit 108 8lrtddln,DMMai 117 amcuui, JMon do airiddiii.SiMMi 117 Sli(ektln.1lMn«a 103 Slileidbi,iyMe]r 176 Slriekttn,WuMte. 148 Stit«k«fiirBnUMKe . 156, 158, 161, 163 Sowgrirt, JywM 82, 175, 183, 206,233 SiraigCaapettan 56 8lra«,DcWIIUMi 143,158,182 171 8iu! 117 Sludrnl AlhJ«ini ut the Vmt 81 Studenl 0 " fniBtnl AitiHrtH ' 81, 186,107 Student Ufr DtvWM Pl 6,7 Stodeiu Life, OOmoT 68, 186 StadmtNanHAModitlM 81.179 Student of the Yew Scholar 217 Stull«,Ain)rAiui 78 Sl]riM,RoiMit 68 8iMni,Rlek 102 8«m»,Lm 103 Sumbone, Uun 179 Summer Orientation and Advanced BcOaratton 14,16 SOTMnrithllkkqr Ul Summen, Jonathan 131 Sumo WresUlng 18 Susan G. Kooen Breaat Cancer Foundation 231 Sutherland, Andrew 131 Sutherland, Sarah EUtabeth. . . . 104. 162. 206 Sutter, Tttha 14 Sutton, Penni Lane 79 Sweeney, Dr. Robert 148 Sweet Charity 21 Sweet, Mitil 79 SmethewtBall 208 Sntaiowiei, Philip 104 T CAPPICHINO TO GO. The Wrrd Uon wo-ea a»w a knndrrd rap • r rofTee each day to botk atadenu and facalty. Photo by Amj Rridenbangh. lUley.Adrlane 66.183 Ikndem Ueydea 141 T»fAty, Anselia Sparia 90 •hpp.KriaU 104 ' Me.AiveU 14,90,172,173 Tkte, Kami 133 IktliKrt, Ebm 133 lUtooa 106 IteBrttS M 82,168 ItaB MBenbwa. 82,161 ' ftylor.Aliela. 80 1kvlai;0Mm 40 ' b)plM;Jw» 104 ' Mai;JiD 170 1i$ kK,tm 82 «Vloi;IMiM 181 Ttf kt, N«alie 187 IM ttaOUa. 78 ' Mai;8h«ri 61 .v1oi;8M Ml t9«,Ciinjr ...117 IMlbli ...188 1Mw«k,Ule 14.188 TtlwWTliie ...114 1kii«ii,8afah Still «■ . 81,6»4I ttnmu,am. ...ai Xtnr,tam$t 18,167 1hny,aMek. 181,181,188 1hny,Krt«i. 104,188 nMHn 1116,101,101,186 1Mami.Sabrina Il ,mkm Thlnp . . . Caravan 188 llUiM for Adventure 88 ThoMi,ABlf«da ISO ThoaMia,Dr.Jaaaph 92,123.146 Thoma, Jennifer 169 Thomaa, Krirtle . . 133, 192 ThMMi, Steven 102. 117 Thoaaatoii, Cony 188 Thompeon, Aaron 102, 160 Thoapaon, April 90 Hmmmwni, Brand! 183 Tlwpaoii, Tainrlra 188 IVMi iion, Coach Larry 68 ntompaon, Cynthia Ill Thoaipion. David 104 Thompaon, Dr. John. 143 Thompaon, Heather 118 ■naa mm,im 84 1V)M|Non,falhariM 160,106 Thompaon, Uaa 206 Thompaon, Thnay 104, 161 Thompaon. WBaley(Whitey) 14 ITiompaon.WUIiam 117 Iboafton, Britain St nwne, Julie 104 1hofnton,Chrla 84,118 Thomtan, Debbie. 148 Thornton. Nick 188 Thornton. Robert 91. 167. 183 nmher, Jaaon 172 nnaher, Suzanne 66, 67 Thurman, Dr. Suianne 192 Thurman, Tiffany 104 Tlbba, LaconU 91 IVNell, Amanda 117 11dwcil,DiU 104 TMweO, Monica 133 Tlllery, Ryan 163 lime for Strcaa Relief «6 llBieaOaity 199 nndale, Andrew 118 TI pi ». Shana 188 Dp(an,KeUyPrancia 78 lb Eat or Not lo Eat 16 Chfli. Eric. CMlgr 117 .66 .84 104 158 186 188 188 174 152,164 16 188 ..88 117 186 a . lOi 180 1H4«U... .81,167 1Htkar«MtforCMMdOaa ItT Ti«1a,Caray S47 IWmble, Jim 64, 65, 167, 220 TWnity Episcopal Church 191 TVivial Pursuit 68 TVoglen, Mark 220 TVolley Races 18 TVowbridges 143, 202, 203 Thie Love Waits 191 TVuitt, Janet 104 ' nia,Al .....133 ■niclcer, Amanda. . . 117, 156, 160, 208, 233 ■Riclter, Christina L 117, 205, 206 ■Ricker, Craig 163 ■nicker, Jana S 91, 172, 173, 190 1 icker, Misty 104 TXicker, Myles 133 ■nicker, Nicole 117, 157, 208 ■Ricker, Thomas 91 ■Rig of War 18 Tuggle,Amy 133 Tull, Brian 117 ■nincer, Emre 133 ■ninell. Dr. Dennis 143 1 irel,Afsin 133 ■nimbow, Chad 133 ■Himer, Jamey 133 TUmer, Jeff 14 ■Rimer, John 180 ■nimer, Matthew 91 ■nimer, Quintina 133 ■Rirris Fidelis Award 92 ■Ritt, Michelle 52 ■Mlley, Jamie 117 IWilley, Todd 198 Tyson, Cicely 216 D UNA 101 UnWersity Experience 146 UPC 82,164,166 Ugar.Eren 177 Ugur, Muzaffer Eren 104 Um»tead,Tlin 173,183 Undergraduate Senice Awards 82 Underwood, Nathan 40 Unique Wiy of Life 152 United Methodist Campus Ministry. . . 193 United Negro College Fund 211 United Wv 21,225 Univentty Adfflintetratlon 144, 145 UnhvnttjrAmrds 82 Univeratty Center . . 16, 17, 18, 24, 28, 1 14, 182, 186, 138, 164, 179, 180, 187, 191, 166, 214 University Chonle 172, 173 University Foundation 138 University Mace 128, 136 Untversity Man of the Year 82 248 Index University Players 10, 82, 185 University Program Council . . 82, 164, 165 University Relations 143 University Woman of the Year 82 University Women ' s Club 193 Uptain, Pat 168 Uptain, Shannon 104 Uzun, Ahmet 117 Valentine, Michelle 182 Vali,Dario 91 Van Deraa, Sandra 174, 175 Van Scoy, Heidi Dawn 79 Vandiver, Lori 104 Vandiver, Renee 149 Veal, Jason 34 Venegas, Nathan 163 Vess,Tonia 118 Vest, Carea 104 Veterans ' Day 188 Vice President Will Be Missed 138 Vice, Ben 104, 155 Vickers, Lisa 143, 176 Vickery, Magen 176, 183 Victory Flame 2, 3, 5, 8, 11, 135 Victoiy Plaza 135 Vilborg, Brian 104 Vinson, Windi 118,208 Visa 132 Vocal Jazz Ensemble 172, 173 Volleyball 62, 63 Voss, Amy 160, 161 w WHNT 174 WUNA 119 WZYP 174 Waddell, Erik 82, 91, 158, 182 Wade, Brian 228 Wade, Michael 118, 224 Wade,Vickl 160 Wagner, Missy 222 WakeHeld, Dr. John 143 Wakeneld, Robert 144 Wakefield. Richard 79 Waldrep, A. Michelle 104 Waldrop, Melinda . . 66, 104, 156, 162, 166 173, 196 Vlales, TIfflnnie D 9, 82, 91 Walker, Barbara 149 Walker, Charlotte 188 Walker, Crystal 91 Walker, Wendy .... 9, 82, 91, 167, 222, 233 V WIace, Amy 186 MUlace, April 66, 91, 167, 176, 230 WWIace, Bobby 2,27,34 WWIace, Jamie 118 VWIace, Patty 190 WUIen, Michael 182 Waller, Michael 91, 158 Walt Disney World Ill Walter, Dr. Elizabeth 143 Walter, Shantina 157 Walter, Tina 104,222 Walters, John 226 Walters, Tracy 133 Walton, Krista 133, 192 Ward, Cyndi 133 Ward, Kirstie 161 Ward, Valerie 104 Wardlow, Andrew 134 Warren, Rebecca 179 Warren, Rebekah 156 Warren, Sharon 143 Washington, Joe 34 Watermelon Seed Spitting 18 Watkins, Alan 224, 225 Watkins, Ashley 91 Watkins, Dr. Regina 158 Watkins, Larry 82 Watkins, Wade 104, 167, 228 Watson, Amy 118 Watson, Jason 224 Watt, Keith 224 Walters, Candace 167, 210, 211 Watts, Jaime 118, 152 Way of Life 155 Weaver, Deidrick 91 Weaver, Laura 176 Webb, Brenda 143 Webb, Laura 91 Webb, Monica 104 Webb, Myra 91, 172, 173, 184 Webber, Mary Ellen 223 Webster, Lori 118, 165, 208 Webster, Terry 134, 181, 190 Weeks, Craig 91, 163 Weigart, Jodi 134 Welborn, Phil 91 Welch, Ashley 104, 157, 160, 177, 208 Weldon, Shane 173, 228 Wells, Carrie 118, 157 Wells, Shannon 149, 198, 202, 203 Welzin, Jason 134,218 Wesley Foundation 193 Westmoreland, Debbie 149 Westmoreland, Lesley 45, 82 Westmoreland, Mary 230 What Are We Going to do Tonight?. ... 105 What ' s Happening 184 Whatley, Jason 66 Whatley, Stephanie 91 Whealton, Jason 220 Wheeler, Marty 40 Wheeles, Rusty 91, 176 Whiley, Kim 179 While You Were Sleeping 28 Whisenant, Betty 158 Whitcher, Michael 196 White Wedding 225 White, Andy 134 White, Anna 134 White, Beth 134, 157 White, Blair 228 White, Christi 104, 157, 162, 206 " WE LOVE ICE CREAMI " Students eivjoy the ft-ee Ice cream durinn the annual fall picnic after Fall Convocation on the lawn of the Amphitheatre. Photo by Amy Brldenbaugh. rhlte,Mui . ..m IM IM 81. KM, 167 W.178 •I,I7S,1« SCMiM IHM IM,1I1 118 Jwmlfcr 1S4, in WhMalM UMii m WhktM KmlwUl 107 «MllM,ltaitin 107 IHIRITI m.tu 107 Wabuikt,PhlUp 134 WUbum. Glenn 91 mtanslliHMi 184,167 WBooBSon, Jftson 118 Diorama Staff Allison Stack Executive Editor Holli Hargrove Associate Editor Matt Pettus Associate Editor StOiff Writers Jill Beam, TYacy Coggins, Lee Tisher, Sondra Ganus, FYank Hill. Lacey Howard, Susan Miller, Keith Newberry, T imy Sharbutt, Matthew Spalding Contributing Writers Baron Berry, Ralonda Buddie, Cara Dawn Byford, Robert Crisp, Bronson Glover, Windy Hood, Christy E. Hughes, Laura Jane Jenkins, Julie Payne, Sarah Pickens, Jason Wommack SU ff Photographers Greg Biggers, Amy Bridenbaugh, Clancy Ratliff, Christopher Rohling Contributing Photographers Michele A. Fabiano, Lacey Howard, D. Lee Phillips, Allison Stack Adviser Brenda J. Hill PiMiixaions Assistant Karen Hrxlges Vntoersiiy Photographer Shannon Wells Compositor Margaret Beck Director of Publications . . . Mary Beth Eck Campbell (MvHiHir f ttatk dtwnmtmal Tkt fpr dW dMMi tad nlMalV pHMMli MCdMB Mfl ■( Ir WUder.Jcnnlfcr ITO WUcy, K U 107. 158, 167, 178, 187 WUIti,lbi|uM 180,161 WUkutt, Chrirty 16? » ' Ul«y, ' W l n WllUMH,A r ... 18,81, 81, 188, m.t» WUUhh,Ai 48,81 WllllaM,BMHlt 81 WUUMt,Brtan 173 WUliuM,BqMi 92 WUliuH,CmaleRilltMMn 168,100 WlllUms, Donald ... 92, 167, 174, 176, 181 Willluns, Dr. PhUltp 144 WUIains, Gibrlel 173 WUIiamt, Jacqueline 134 WlUtauM, JUelwel 34,160 WllllMM,llliMii 82 Willlanu, Robin 79,92, 163 Williams, Ryan 134 Williams, Scott: 92 WUIiams, SheiU 107 WlUhuM, Stepten 218 WlUbUM,TkiraM 62 Wlllingham Award 81 WUllngham, Audrey 184 WlUis, Kris 184 Willi«,IM]r 134 Willis, Iterrence D 166 Wilson, Anna 66,107,167,230,233 Wmm, Brandon 14 Wlhon. Chris 132 Wilson, Courtney 66 WilKM, Jane 143, 160, 183 Wlhon. John 166 Wilson, Maria 92,222 Wilson, Melanie 92 Wilson, Nancy 216 Wilson, Patrick 92 Wlbon, Rachel 172, 173, 183 Wilson, Tbdd 226 Wimberiy, Dana 68, 171 Wlmberty, Gabe 120 Wimberiy, Jake 134 Winning Is the Name of the Oaaw 88 Winston, DwlghL 172, 173, 191 Winston, Jackie 179 Winter, Edward 184 Wired Umi 16 Wlsei;MeUMa. 118 Wht, Andre HI Wltt.Jotai 84 «Mfafd,AH)r 4146 WofMa ltadi 60,61 St, 88. 64, 88 .168, 188 181, at .Sieve 181 lto,IW4 «iAda 184 «had.a .167 .107 107 mti,rncr 8t,i86 7» 8t 171176 «be ,Diql 81,171 «badi,DBM tU fha imm 188 .Stephen 81 WwdMock, Karen 107,167 Wgrd,Uihanda 178 W9c di«llOM Ill WntdBiOffCHVW 1118 Wgctdi«tlNNI lMt 199 1lbrkin«U beth(B«l 60 Worid Hunger Profraa Ml WNldPeMeDiir 180 WbridSeriM 18,200 WrlKht,DMM 161 Wright, JennUw. . n, IB, 86, 167. 186, 230 Wright, John 107,190 Wright, Selena 184 Wri|ht,Wtt«)r 184,118 WritMS Confefwm ■•••••••• Itt wyaU,Chad ......IM Wytle, Blake 134 wynn, Brian 84 Wy«)cki.Tbb)r 88,68 X X-PUm. Yanian, Bulent 184 Yancey, Donna 143. 177 YarbrouA 8«Mta 78 Yam,ScuMt 08 Yeager. Oina 170 Yeager. SaaMM. . . a, IS, 88, 81. 167. 180 Yegal.D(ik 184 107 61.167 1 olaM.NMir 184 young. Chad 134,118 181 YlMii«,Dtlotatt. 148 118 91 Young. Karen 134. 161 tVkkJe 167. 178, 187 18,188,171 fmi,Dtntm 184 Z Mi,MeaJ... .AH fat 1taAM«- De«i. 44m St 178 186 148 .11.10,11,81181 m,ai IM 14 184,166 ladcsSM A BABY LION. One-year old Forrest Davis is content to he dressed as a miniature Leo. Forrest assumes tliis role easily as he wan bom on the day of the 1994 National Championship football game. Photo by Shannon Wells. 250 Image A SNOW COVERED BENCH. A tkla Uyrr of anow rrmalns o bMlciirii in the ■ mphlthratrr lonn after tkc snow has ■elted on tke ground. Photo by SiMiuieii WpUii. N! " sfAL DAY AT THE PAKK. The Rer.iii«»«nre iti hrki rvery October in Wilson Park, biings ..ui l ' ni.- and cvca MMdlcval «»a k ftoawa. PImKo rittophrr RohUaf. iMgMMl ENJOY THE SILENCE. Pamela Hicks studies in solitude on the steps of Wesleyan Hall. Photo by Shannon Wells. RAISING HIS VOICE. Todd Beene, singer and guitarist of Mind Station, sings during Spring Fling. Photo by Amy Bridenbaugh. ANTICIPATING THE NEXT PLAY. Eric Groom, a slotback for the Lions, watches as the defense takes care of the opponents. Photo by Amy Bridenbaugh. NATURE ' S WONDER. TWo swans drift along in the water while enjoying a leisurely afternoon. Photo by Amy Bridenbaugh. 2S2IiiuigM legends As the executive editor of tlie 1 996 Diorama, I feel tfiat I can safely say that I have never been responsible for anything that was as relaxed and laid-back as this experience has been. Sure, there were pressing deadlines, in-depth stories to be written, creative layouts to be drawn, but everything was completely under control. Fortunately, I never missed an episode of " Friends, " I always had time to prepare for my psychology class, and I would not have dreamed of losing one hour of sleep over this yearbook. Okay, you have probably figured out by now that I am only kidding, but this has been quite an exciting experience for me. Before I was blessed by God to receive this job, I would never have dreamed that I would ever see this campus at 2:45 a.m. I was fortunate enoug h to see this early morning view of the campus because the other editors and I were just leaving our office. Although it was late I did realize something each time that I saw this peace- ful place. I realized how lucky I was to go to a university that gave me a chance to be the editor of what I love-yearbooks. One night, as I was walking to my car I remem- TAKING A BREAK FROM THE OFFICE. Executive Editor Allison Stacli finds time to malce a new furry Mend. Plioto by Clancy Katllir. ber thinking, " Man, I must really love this place! " Now that I think about it, I really meant that thought. If I had not had a true love for this university, I could not have seen the light at the end of the tunnel even when deadlines were the most difficult. Of course, I did not do this job alone, would like to thank my associate editors, Holli Hargrove and Matt Pettus (for their invaluable help and for holding my hand);] our patient and dedicated adviser Brenda . Hill; Karen Hodges (for the cover design); Shannon Wells, Mary Beth Campbell, 2M ClMing 4argie Beck, the fibr-A edtofS, the uni- versity ' s student photographers the Qbrarna staft the Sports Inforniation Office, Tiy famify (for their moral support), and any- Dne who helped us in any aspect of corn- Dieting the 1996 Oiorama. Sincerely, Allison Stack Executive Editor of the 1996 Diorama A FAIRY TALB BNDDiO. Tkc NCAA I) %iiiion II Nationai ChaapliMaklp Gttac endrd In t}ory for the llRlvpnity of North Alabama. Fan of tM Lion nwbed tttr flrld anrr ibr gaaie to cele- brate. 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