Valparaiso High School - Valenian Yearbook (Valparaiso, IN)

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Valenian i Valpaiaiso High School Valparaiso, Indiana 46383 Volume £8 4 . Like snowflakes, no two years are alike. All unique and full of intricacies, they melt away quickly with the coming of spring. All of us, at some point in 1974, wished to be elsewhere than in school. But we recognized that the time we spent here was fleeting and tried to make it count. After the excitement of breaking in a brand-new school in ’73, many noticed that this year seemed " dead”. Doug Kashner offered a possible explanation: " There aren’t many innovators. Those who are innovators aren’t the social leaders of the school — maybe they’re the academic leaders — they might try to ABOVE: Charlie Graves and Dan Bond, saxophone players in the 125-member marching Viking Band, participate in the Valparaiso University Homecom- ing Parade. RIGHT : Exhilarating in the warm fall weather. Deb Nielsen and Danielle Zecevich race down a sand dune at Indiana Dunes State Park. We may never pass this way again start something but it might not get off the ground if the social leaders don’t think it’s cool.” Classes claimed the lion’s share of our time. Depending on the individual, they were inspiring or boring. Interest made the difference. “You have to find things that really interest you and then use your time for training. Take what you need and also what interests you,” said Boni Foldesy. ABOVE: Andy Kepley enjoys silk-screening in his first hour art class. LEFT: Choir A tenors Shelly Reinhold and Ric Rigby practice their parts for the Fort Wayne choir contests on April 27. Friends transform communication into learning Now and then we wondered if we were actually learning. Said John Kurman: " I suppose I memorize most of the stuff, but that doesn’t really mean much. Nothing I’ve learned so far has really changed my life except the philosophy class. Before, I took things for granted. I examine things more carefully now . . . most of the things I’ve learned in high school I’ve learned from my friends.” ABOVE: Dan Knezevich and Tim Nowlin savor the fruits of their labors in Bachelor Living: pep- per steak and rice. ABOVE RIGHT: Karen Brisette, gymnastics team member, holds a straddle on the four-inch-wide balance beam. ABOVE LEFT : Enrolled in both the daily cera- mics class and the evening class, John Mitchell spends around 12 hours a week throwing pots. ABOVE: Jo Gunsaulus and Carol Graham enjoy horseback riding in the crisp autumn air. LEFT : Enduring wind, rain, and snow, many sought the relief and fellowship of the smoking lounge " during lunch and (illegally) between classes. 5 We look for ourselves and find each other That was the key in 74 — we began to realize that school is a learning experience, not so much of subjects studied, but of working with and learning about other people. We found that not all teachers were lecturers — some could be friends as well as instructors. As we explored our own interest areas and found ourselves, we also discovered each other. FAR LEFT: Sock hops came alive this year. Here, Sue Lom3s and Dale Heinrich let loose after a basketball game. ABOVE LEFT: In chemistry, David Smith uses a geiger counter to determine the shielding effect of lead. LEFT: The enthusiastic Boys ' Pep Club, led by president Jack Sawyer, boosts the Vikings’ morale at basketball games. ABOVE: Bob Cast is framed in one of two wood- en sculptures the 1973 National Honor Society members purchased for the Learning Center. 7 ACTIVITIES •ACTIVITIES • . . . letting yourself go . . . forgetting lines or lyrics . . . . . . ad libs turn out better, anyway . . . (sometimes) . . . . . . stealing the show . . . curtain calls . . . . . . decline of the Christmas dance . . . resurrection of the sock hop . . . . . . boogying . . . blisters . . . partying all night . . . . . . finally getting out . . . freedom for the first time in 1 2 years . . . . . . now what? . . . 0 t E o Take an illiterate Cockney flower girl, add a crusty British phonetics teacher plus " a little bit o ' luck " and presto! " My Fair Lady. " Unfortunately, it wasn ' t quite that simple. There was a myriad of problems that had to be worked out before the choir ' s version of Lerner Loewe ' s beloved musical could be presented. Plagued by a rash of absenteeism be- cause of after-school jobs and other commit- ments, rehearsals were stormy as director Bernard Butt and cast members fought to prepare for opening night. Besides the major problem of attendance, details took up a lot of time. Lighting, 18 scene changes and music were practiced re- peatedly. Judy Snodgrass and Judi Zoss spent three weeks making costumes. Carole McDonald ' s crew worked during choir hour, after school and on weekends constructing and painting the set. The musical ' s outcome was in doubt with some cast members still using scripts the day before dress rehearsal. Mr. Butt said the reason it was successful was because there were " two big parts that carry the show and those two people (Steve Tracy and Martha Clendenin) worked real hard. Also the pride of the kids backstage, the unsung heroes, was contagious. " " My Fair Lady " proved to be a slight financial success, also. 1224 people saw the play on November 16, 17, and 18 in the auditorium. After paying rental to Tams- Witmark Music Library, Inc. for scripts and music; costume rental, and expenditures for costumes, sets, and programs, the choir made a profit of $37. ABOVE: Bill Reichard tries his luck with Kerry Aszman as Brad Keller and Terry Grindlay watch skeptically. RIGHT: Playboy Freddy Eynsford Hill (Ed Bertholet) expresses his devotion, serenading Eliza with " On the Street Where You Live. " 10 LEFT : After tackling the phrase " the rain in Spain, " Eliza Doolittle (Martha Clendenin) and Henry Higgins (Steve Tracy) tango in triumph. BELOW: Staid and sober Col. Pickering (Joe Larr) breaks away from his image to join in Eliza ' s jubila- tion. BELOW LEFT: In early morning the cockney peasants of Covent Gardens warm themselves over open flames. Actors present courtroom play Neither Perry Mason nor Owen Marshall could have outdone the Drama Club ' s per- formances of Ayn Rand ' s " Night of January 16th. " The play centered around the trial of Kar- en Andre (Marva Ungurait), accused of mur- dering her ex-employer, Bjorn Faulkner. Two crucial witnesses, Faulkner ' s widow and her father (Sarah Matern and John Kurman), were missing at the beginning of the trial. They appeared after it was in progress, weakening Defense Attorney Keith Wet- more ' s attempts to prove Karen ' s innocence. Although Prosecuting Attorney Julie Bibler logically and vehemently solicited a " guilty " verdict from the jury selected from the au- dience, Karen Andre was found innocent on October 26 and guilty on October 27. Discussing the drama, Marva Ungurait said there was no more difficulty involved in per- forming in a serious play as opposed to the comedies Drama Club has presented in pre- vious years: " You still have to stay in char- acter. " A more casual program was a humorous reading which Keith Wetmore, Mary Beth Waldschmidt, and Sarah Matern presented to the Women ' s Club. ABOVE RIGHT : Arriving in court in time to strengthen prosecuting attorney Julie Bibler’s case are Faulkner ' s widow and father-in-law, Sarah Ma- tern and John Kurman. BELOW: Drama students and performers Marty Gehring, Bonnie Foldesy, and Bonnie Brown, " make up " before productions. 12 LEFT : Bailiff, Ed Bertholet swears in Mary Jo Nu- land before she can testify for the defense. BELOW: Doing a reading about housewives ' morn- ing gossip over coffee are Mary Beth Waldschmidt, Keith Wetmore, and Sarah Matern. BOTTOM: While questioning Harry Manolopoulos, Keith Wetmore tries to unfold the truth about Faulkner ' s murder. 13 Mist blankets spectators, royalty Homecoming weekend dawned with cold rain Friday morning. A faculty veto on roller skates, tricycles, and other forms of locomotion, for safety reasons, put a damper on Spirit Day. Mercifully, the rain let up by dusk. At game time, thick, heavy mist wrapped the field, generating an air of mystery for the half-time ceremony. The eight Homecoming queen candidates rode into view in golf carts as Sue Erceg, dance chairman, introduced them over the PA system. With the wind whipping their hair and dresses, the girls made their way across the muddy field. Queen Susan Ruge said she was " so nervous I wasn ' t aware of the weather. Every so often I saw someone I knew— that made it easier. " Four weeks of planning culminated by four hours of decorating transformed the south balcony into a secluded cornfield, with an orange cellophane harvest moon hovering above. Scarecrows, corn shocks, and autumn weeds adorned the walls, with pumpkins planted on the floor as a final touch. In these rustic surroundings, 155 couples danced to the rock of Wheatstone Bridge. 14 ABOVE: Bordering the 40-yard-long aisle, on- lookers anticipate the arrival of the Homecoming Court. ABOVE RIGHT: Homecoming Court includes Ann Adgate, Julie Bibler, Karen Burey, Linda Ficken, and Deb Lanyi. RIGHT: Inheriting the crown of Homecoming Princess from her sister Janet, Karen Maiers em- braces Rachel Bretscher, both members of the Court. LEFT : Overcoming her initial reaction of " shock and surprise " . Homecoming Queen Sue Ruge leaves the football field at half-time, MIDDLE: Dancers Chris Steck and JoAnne Learn- ing boogie to a medley of tunes from the late 50 ' s-70 ' s. BELOW: Mary Staley and Phil Pflughaupt discuss the evening over cider and cookies served by sophomore volunteers. April Antics Folk Concert Variety shows expose talents Two productions featuring musicians, dancers, and comedians were as varied as the performers themselves. Ushering in the 1973 entertainment sea- son, the Folk Concert was entirely composed of music ranging from Bacharach to Taylor to students ' original compositions. The audience of 380 especially enjoyed Mexican exchange student Oscar Gutierrez ' rendition of his song, " Sad and Love " . The cooperation of stage manager Ed Bertholet and the lighting crew combined to make the production a personal and pro- fessional success for the musicians involved. Playing to almost full houses on both performance nights, April Antics showcased a wide variety of student and faculty talent. Comedy spots like the Kazoo Choir, the Zambeenies, and School Daze kept the pace moving between musical numbers, dance groups, and a dramatic reading. The show ' s finale was a bluegrass band led by teachers Kurt Anderson and Jim Hunn, with faculty and student cast members backing-up as chorus. TOP: During a tribute to the late Jim Croce, Rus- ty Chester sings one of Croce ' s early songs, " Roll- er Derby Queen " during the Folk Concert. ABOVE : Special effects, lighting and music help modern dancers (row 1) Cathy Andrews, Linda Jones, Susan Sengpiel, Andi Andrews, (row 2) Les- sie Carpenter, Boni Foldesv, and Keri Braun create a " Space Race " . 16 m r Ik r ' H i v ABOVE: With the help of Bette Midler, Cindy Beif mimes her affections for " The Leader of the Pack " . ABOVE LEFT: The International Kazoo Choir and Emporium. Doug Kashner, Jill Hohneck, John Kurman, Kathy Griffin, Keith Wetmore, Mary Beth Waldschmidt, and Rick Romanenko " interrupt " April Antics with an " unscheduled audition " . LEFT: Not taking " mother’s advice " are from right to left Mindy Ohler, Lynne Harkel, Kim Kohloff, Lynn Thiele, Lisa Fischer, Cathy Braith- waite, and the rest of the " School Daze " cast. 17 Performances challenge ability Thousands of people " graded " band and choir members on several occasions. The end product of class time spent in practice was the various concerts presented during the year. ' Concerts represented the performance end of music, of facing critical audiences who might not all be well-versed in music, but who knew what they liked and what " sounded good " . Pre-contest concerts provided bandsmen with an opportunity to sharpen their contest material in front of an audience. Another " concert " the band provided was pep music at football and basketball games. The annual Christmas concert, featuring all the bands and choirs combined, drew hoards of listeners, who were a little disap- pointed because the choirs sang contempo- rary Christmas carols instead of the more traditional ones. A bittersweet mood prevailed at spring concerts. For many senior musicians, these concerts were the last time they would per- form together after having belonged to the musical organizations for five or seven years. Jo Ann Erceg received the Glee Club a- ward and A choir members voted to give Linda Ficken the senior choir award. At the band concert, Keith Wetmore accepted the Bucci Award for outstanding bandsmanship. ABOVE: Student choir director, Bryan Borg ma- neuvers 51 attentive Girls Glee Club members through " Killing Me Softly with his Song. " RIGHT : To get in the spirit of Christmas, Ron Maxey, Eleanore Shewan, and Don Mohr play " Sleigh Ride”, at the Yuletide Concert. ABOVE LEFT : Symphonic Band gets a final chance to prepare " Festival " , at their pre-contest Concert. ABOVE: At halftime of the Hobart game, Mike Bondi performs in a tribute to " Chicago. " LEFT : Using percussion instruments. Janice Loch- mandy , Barb Stordeur, Gail Grandfield, Dianne Pearce, and Jill Hohneck sound out the rhythm to " Dry Bones. " Bands decide dances ' success A dance isn ' t much fun without a band. Couples who attended the Christmas dance found that out when they arrived in the W) silent north balcony. Decorated to fit the t theme, “A Christmas Carol " , the balcony 0 looked festive, but the band, BUS, didn ' t arrive until 9:45 p.m. By that time, every- one had had their pictures taken and left. O Student Council, who took over sponsorship of the dance from the defunct Hi-V, re- C turned S2.50 of the $3.00 fee to the disap- pointed couples. 120 girls got up the nerve to ask their S2 " heart ' s desire " to the V-Teens ' King of ? Hearts dance on February 23. The band, iS Prologue, had quite an extensive repertoire, .52 consisting of " Smoke on the Water " (played three times), plus the usual sprinkling of Vj 50 ' s be-bop music that seems to be so popular at dances these days. Students voted for the King of Hearts by contributing to the Heart Fund banks with the court ' s names on them. Rick Dofka was crowned King of Hearts and Greg Guastella, prince. V-Teens donated $450 to the Heart Fund. BELOW: King of Hearts Court and escorts, the V-Teens officers, are Karen Burey, Greg Guastella (prince). Sue Ruge, Jon Thiele, Nancy Gertsmeier. Rick Dofka (king). Sue Thebo, Chris Dugan, Kendra Lindberg, and Tim Johnson. RIGHT: Edie Johnson and Chuck Hazlett flash- back to the ' 40 ' s as they rock and roll at the King of Hearts dance. BELOW: Silhouetted in the entrance-way at the Christmas dance, Debbie Krueger and Bob Hill wait in vain for the band. BELOW RIGHT: Between dances, Keith Koch and Cindy Cassidy steal a quiet moment away from the crowd at the King of Hearts dance. BELOW LEFT : Couples stand in line awaiting the only traditional event of the evening at the Christmas dance: taking pictures. ABOVE: Even the boys get in on the excitement as Allen Kent shows his dancing skills. ABOVE RIGHT: Post-game sock hops become a money maker for clubs with dance attendance up over last year. RIGHT : Taking time to rest their feet, Barb Al- tendorf and Dennis Raschke wait for the band to return from their break. 22 Sponsors profit from sock hops Crowds of kids dancing til they couldn ' t move filled the gym balconies after foot- ball and basketball games. The phenomenal rise in sockhop attendance raked in funds for clubs and organizations. Reasons for the tremendous pick-up in attendance hardly varied from person to per- son. Most students said sock-hops were " fun " and " a good way to let off steam " . Junior Brad Keller said there was " usually good music " and that the dances provided some- thing to do, " a reason to get out of the house " . Also, people liked going to an in- formal dance with their friends, not having to spend a great deal of money on clothes and flowers for a date. Besides giving the students something to do, the sockhops brought money to " needy " clubs. Small organizations which didn ' t have large treasuries were able to realize an average of $1 50 profit. LEFT : Sharon Soliday and Jon Costas find a mo- ment of solitude within the crowd. ABOVE: ANA, a local group, provides the beat for Cheryl Hewlett ' s gyrations. Prom Juniors import isle of Monaco Juniors worked for eight days to bring the island of Monaco to Valparaiso. Couples attending Prom spent " An Eve- ning at Monte Carlo " , the famed French gam- bling casino. Entering the gym on a board- walk, couples checked their wraps with the " Fru Fru Bunnies " and sallied forth for a night of gaming and music. Dim light filtered through cutouts in a black plastic suspended ceiling, which dominated the casino scenery. Dancers refreshed themselves at a bar which featured a " champagne " fountain. Murals, a revolving mirror globe, and two giant dice in the center of the room completed the mood. Eden Rock provided sounds of Stevie Wonder and other contemporary artists, with one regression to the early ' 60 ' s at the end of the evening. Post Prom at Wellman ' s featured a buffet supper, band, and bowling. ABOVE: Fawn provided the music tor eating and dance during Post Prom at Bridge-VU. ABOVE LEFT: Sensing the music of Eden Rock around them, prom-goers dance nonstop. ABOVE RIGHT: Breaking the rule of no hats, Debbie Church and Joe Evert dance dose during one of the many modern numbers performed dur- ing Prom. ABOVE: Talking to the flu-flu girls at the bar, Anne Milianta and Steve Dipke rest while waiting for their refreshments. LEFT: Taken from the closed gambling area, Jack- ie Hreha and Torrie Bauer dance to " Jets. ' ' Banquets A wards Fun, food flow af dinners Banquets at year ' s end represented a sum- ming-up for many organizations. Female sportsmen finally got a banquet; even though separate from the Spring Sports Banquet, it was still a time for them to receive recogni- tion for their efforts. VICA-DECA students honored their em- ployers at a dinner at Strongbow’s. The pub- lications staffs changed their banquet from a stuffy dining room affair to a picnic at Lakewood Park, where the weather was un- cooperatively cold. ABOVE RIGHT: Joel Bretscher receives the high- point award in swimming from Coach Skip Bird. RIGHT: Presented their plaques at Awards ' Night by Mr. Ron Pollock (center) are the winners of the State Vocational Machine Trades contest, Rick Trapp and Bill Brown. ABOVE: At the VALPOST-VALENI AN picnic, sports editor Mindy Ohler names Mike Plazony her successor and gives him her collection of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED. 26 SENIOR SCHOLARS Dawn Dobbins Don McLean— Valedictorian Dennis Forbes Karen Maiers— Salutatorian Curt Hawkins Tim Kern Patty Rooney Nancy Gertsmeier Doug Lemster Sandy Sweet Cheryl Kerns Mary Beth Waldschmidt BOYS ' AND GIRLS ' STATE AWARDS Karen Burey Delegates Margaret Clark Greg Fairchok— Kiwanis Brian Lambert Karen Rowland— Kiwanis Julie Bibler Dale Cicioria— Rotary Wendy Adams Larry Johnson— Elk ' s Club Jill Olson Les DeWitt— American Legion COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS Malissa Babcock -American Legion Aux, Faith Huck Lynn Thiele— Tri Kappa Karen Maiers Alternates Susanne Ferklic John Dorrol— Kiwanis Margaret Clark Debra Garpow— Kiwanis Mara Swanson Brad Keller— Rotary Donna Wood Richard Curran— Elk ' s Club Karen Burey Jack Sawyer -American Legion Mark Murphy Cathy Braithwaite— American Legion Aux. Don Sprately Elin Thorgren-Tri Kappa Nancy Gertsmeier EXCHANGE STUDENT AWARDS ROTC AWARD Dan Lebryk— Kiwanis Chris Dugan Paul Pera— Rotary VOCATIONAL AWARDS Kim Kohlhoff— Tri Kappa Karen Anderson Jo Ellen Murphy— Delta Theta Tau SCHOOL AWARDS Richard Lucht— Audio-Visual Dawn Dobbins-Business Marc Nelson— Business Ron Maxey— Drama Mary Beth Waldschmidt-Drama Keith Wetmore-Thespian Tom Bessler— French Joseph Bolan— German Jamie Cannon-Home Ec. Jill Bean— Ind. Study Kathy Cannon-lnd. Study Norman Doering— Ind. Study Karen Grogg-lnd. Study Mary Beth Waldschmidt-lnd. Study Bill Brown— Industrial Arts Rick Trapp- Industrial Arts Debbie Bohlmann— Journalism Brenda Green-Journalism Jill Hohneck— Journalism Julie Kaluzny— Journalism Ann Brown— Library Debbie Nielsen— Math Geoff Fugere-Photography Doug Lemster-Photography Bob Young— Photography Art Zemon— Photography Donna Wood— Spanish ATHLETIC AWARDS Rick Dofka— Baseball Newt Brown— Basketball Greg Fa irchok— Chemistry Phil Koenig— Chemistry Newt Brown— Cross Country Jon Thiele— Football Richard Rush— Golf Kevin Hogan-Physics Joel Bretscher— Swimming Bill Snell— Tennis Jon Thiele— Track Jeff Moser— Wrestling SCHOOL AWARD Tim Kern— American Legion A CCOUNTING AWARD Marc Nelson— Rotary VU SCHOLARSHIP Stephanie Gabram— Tri Kappa GEO. L. MYERS MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP Karen Maiers— Lions Club DANNER ' S SCHOLARSHIP Jeff Moser BETTY CROCKER AWARD Barbara Stordeur 27 Water Show " Splash " benefits from hard work An example of what positive thinking and teamwork can do was the Lorelettes ' " Splash of Broadway " swim show on April 25-28. The show resulted from three months of work and planning by the Lorelettes and the boys ' swim team. With $500 u profits from last year ' s show, advance ticket sales and book sales, cast members built scenery and made costumes. Lorelettes choreo- graphed all 15 of the acts, which were per- formed to music from various Broadway plays. On the 27th, some cast members who had to be in Fort Wayne for choir contests almost were unable to be in the show. But, choir director Mr. Bernard Butt arranged for the choirs to sing early in the day so that everyone could be back in time. Two hundred advance tickets were sold each night, with about 30 more sold at the door. The show netted another $500. RIGHT: With grace and persistence, Joel Bretcher and Debbie Bucheit master an overhead life for their routine, " Romeo and Juliet " . BELOW: Doing a ballet leg, Kris Hess illustrates her interpretation of " Bali Ha ' i " from " South Paci- fic. " LEFT : Deanna Troy, Jenny Crawford. Karey Berg- slien, Polly Cain, Pauline Frank, and Cindy Brown conclude their version of " Chim Chim Cheree " from Mary Poppins. BELOW: Before entering the water Terri Mitchell, Cecily Warner, Donna Furman, Luann Larson, Claudia Williamson, and Ingrid Bannec do a few dance steps to set the mood for " Godspell. " BOTTOM: Illuminated by underwater lights swim- mers in " Fiddler on the Roof " form a five-point star. it site srmtr MIA H • M A sautM rACific MA»T KAA.NI Commencement t Seniors reiurn forgraduation Infected with senioritis in epidemic pro- portions, the class of ' 74 catapulted out of high school on May 30. Some returned that night to participate in Awards Night; most took part in Baccalaureate, June 2, at St. Paul ' s Church. All were lured back for commencement, June 5. The 101st annual commencement returned to the traditional format after last year ' s special effect of teachers in caps and gowns. After the valediction by Don McLean and the salutatory address by Karen Maiers, the 396 graduates filed up to receive their diplo- mas to the repeated strains of " Pomp and Circumstance " . By 9:30 that night, it was all over. ABOVE Addressing the 396 graduates are vale- dictorian Don McLean and salutatorian Karen Maiers. ABOVE RIGHT: Sheri Gorub adjusts her cap in the tense moments before entering the gym. RIGHT: To complete the ceremony, senior class president Tim Johnson leads the turning of the lassies. 30 Graduation mas an exciting process what with crooked collars cock-eyed caps we lined up al- phabetically and when it came my turn to enter the gym the light was so bright I had to squint then I saw all the way over the heads of all those graduates their proud families thru the rectangular window above the door it was a portion of the sun however much can be seen thru a skinny rectangular window Crayon orange so bright it was as if God himself were looking though the window Later on, after I had ceased to wonder, the sun went down, still later on I accepted the diploma, a quick handshake, a halfsmile, and careful not to trip going down the steps then beck to the classroom one cannot graduate until one returns the cap gown . Then one is free and leaves in darkness star- light or moonlight the sun long gone for lack of curiosity fatigue the stars bright dancing w maybe future in their eyes —Melanie Wellner LEFT: As Laura Allen leaves the gym, she ex- plodes with excitement into Cheryl Hammons ' arms. 31 ORGANIZATIONS ORGANIZA1 . . . caring . . . g iving time, energy, yourself . . . ... a desire to belong . . . activating . . . creativity . . . . . . frustration: two people show up at a meeting . . . . . . arguments . . . compromises . . . . . . reconciliation . . . contemplating plans of action . . . . . . recreation ... relaxation . . . . . . self-expression . . . concentration . . . . . . imagination . . . enjoying yourself and others . . . 33 RIGHT : Council President Thom Gehring prepares new constitution for members to vote on. BELOW: Student Council members are Row 1: Leslee Ellis, Julie Bibler, Faith Huck, Brian Lam- bert, Keith Wetmore, Barb Stordeur, Karen Burey, Jill Hohneck, Shelley Reinhold, Thom Gehring, and John Mitchell. Row 2: Susan Harrington, Elin Thorgren, Danielle Zecevich, Will Bartelmo, Joel Bretscher, Bill Stankey, Sue Erceg, Jim Woodruff, Andi Andrews, John Ruge, and Mr. Donald Scott, sponsor. Row 3: Jenny Schemehorn, Susie Hum- ' mel, Bonnie Hensel, Angela Verde, Cindy Brown, Cherie O’Connor, Marianne McCord, Catherine Andrews, Charlie Cohen, Dave Shaffer, and Bob Malackowski. BOTTOM: As year progressed, lack of attendance and attention was the cause for little business to be accomplished. Council Senate Student Gov ' t: farce -vs- action Thomas Q. Gehring was elected by the students, for the students, ' The People ' s Candidate. " He brought a new image to the office of Student Council president, with his shaggy locks and " radical " philosophy. But, just like any other president, he found out what it was like to battle with apathy. More Council members showed up to have the group picture taken than at any other meet- ing. Most business brought up in Council had to be tabled because there were not enough members present for a quorum. Thom suggested having a concert spon- sored by Council to make the student body feel like SC was " doing something " , but the idea faded away as no one seemed to want to do any work for it. Steps were taken to revise the constitution, giving SC disciplin- ary power over students, but school policy was in School Board ' s hands and this project also bit the dust. Student Council ' s lackadaisical attitude brought rounds of protest. Senior Karen Grogg spoke out at a meeting against the comments of Council members there: " Everybody crucifies ... No one wants to understand. " A more active governing body, Student- Faculty Senate discussed the nature study area, improving the student lounge, and a possible open-lunch program. They presented special awards to the art department for their Art Week displays, and to Joe Bolan for placing first in the state VICA contest in architectural drawing. In addition, they in- stigated the ill-fated social break, which was not as well-received by the student body as had been expected. LEFT: Mitch Chuich and John Ruge discuss with other members whether to present Mr. Paul Miller with a certificate for his work in preparing the Nature Area. ABOVE LEFT: Members of Student-Faculty Sen- ate are Row 1 : Jill Sorenson, Bill Stankey, and Mr. Wesley Maiers. Row 2: Julie Bibler, Mrs. Clare Pokorny, Mrs. Katherine Clark, and Miss Beth Wah- lert. Row 3: Keith Wetmore, John Ruge, Linda House, Barb Stordeur, Mr. James McMichael, Jill Bean, Mr. Martin Miller, Mr. Robert Rhoda, Mr. Paul Miller, and Mitch Chuich. 35 Ouest YARC Clubs provide aid, services Having had a choice of working in the li- brary, office, bookstore, or other areas in the school, about 65-100 students found Quest a stimulating alternative to the bore- dom of study hall. As one Quest member, Mary McGuire, said, " I thought Quest was more exciting than sitting and rotting in study hall. Now I ' m really doing something in school. " Since placement interviews were based on the students themselves, not grades, any- one could have been chosen to serve. Serving others was also the purpose of the Youth Association for Retarded Child- ren. This organization arranged parties and activities for the retarded young people at Opportunity Enterprises. Parties and dances for special events such as Valentine ' s Day, Halloween, Christmas, etc. were held during the year. Some new events were a bike marathon around the high school track, a square dance, and a play, " The Wizard of Oz " , performed for the children at Vale Day School. ABOVE: At the YARC Valentine Party, Kris Hess demonstrates a square dance step to an Opportu- nity Enterprises student. ABOVE LEFT : Melissa Babcock patrols the halls during classes, collecting attendance and distribut- ing bulletins. LEFT : Most of Terri Skingley ' s hour as a Quest office girl is filled with checking attendance and paperwork. TOP: YARC members are Row 1 : Lori Bacz- kowski. Ruby Lee, Sharon White, Suzanne Scher- ette, and Sally Saltsman. Row 2: Kris Hess, Cindy Salyer, Wendy Adams, Kathi Schroeder, Ria Trump. Elaine Kaminski, and Mary Jo Nuland. Row 3: Jill Olson, Margaret Clark, Deanna Howard, Donna Coulter, and Sharon Kropp. Row 4: Susan Nebe, Diana Dobbins, Nancy Gerts- meier, Ric Rigby, Dan Lebryk, Chris Crowell, Nancy Niequist, and Mrs. Katherine Clark, ad- visor. ABOVE: Librarian Karen Will devotes a large percentage of her time to filing and stamping books. 37 38 Lorelettes, GAA Girls sign-up for so ft ball As girls ' athletics grew more competitively this year, their recreational activities were, also, on the move. The intramural program which replaced some of GAA activities introduced softball this spring. A record 90 girls signed up for this after school activity which was played on Mondays and Tuesdays. Girls normally played in the field, but when the grounds were wet, the seven-inning games were played in the parking lot. Wallball, a game much like soccer except that it involved the walls, was the program ' s newest activity. Lorelettes, the girls ' sychronized swim club, wished to promote interest and parti- cipation in aquatics. Another activity of the Lorelettes , besides swimming, was their bake sales. Five bake sales were held and averaged between 25 and 30 dollars. With the money, the club per- formed service projects. A special bake sale was held at Christmas to collect money for a needy family. Members also made stuffed animals and toys, and collected food. The money left from bake sales was used for the Lorelettes annual swim show. This year ' s theme was " A Splash of Broadway. " For the first time, this year, Mrs. June Schmett, the club ' s sponsor, presented the most improved Lorelette and outstanding Lorelette awards at the spring Sports Ban- quet. Patty Maas and Lynn Grieger received them, respectively. These awards will be- come an annual feature at the banquet. ABOVE RIGHT : Lorelette members are Row 1 : Lisa Benda, Lynn Dennis, Sue Thebo, Cindy Ec- kert, Cathy Braithwaite, Rachel Bretscher, Cindy Hess, Luann Larcom, and Terri Mitchell. Row 2: Jeanine Choker, Susan Niland, Cindy Brown, Dawn Nallieux, Kris Hess, Trish Morris, Ingrid Bannec, Cicely Warner, and Lynn Thiele. Row 3: Lynn Sundwall, Wendy Stalbaum, Kim Bergslien, Beth Harter, Patty Maas, Cindy Rief, Jeanie Aszman, Donna Furman, Wendy Brown, and Mindy Ohler. RIGHT: Susan Lomas, GAA member, impatiently awaits throw as Nancy Clark comes into first stand- ing up. ABOVE LEFT: Lorelette member, Lynn Grieger makes change for a customer during one of five bake sales held throughout the year. LEFT : Kim Hovey looks on as Terri Busch wres- tles for ball during GAA basketball, held after school. TOP: Lorelette members Cindy Eckert, Cathy Braithwaite, and Lynn Dennis wrap presents for a needy family the club sponsored at Christmas. ABOVE: GAA members are Row 1 : Miss Nancy Walsh, sponsor, Carol Woycik, Liz Trapp, Jane Findling, and Renee McGaffic. Row 2: Pat Strik- vierda. Sue Thebo, Carol Bartholomew, Trish Mor- ris, Glenda Porter, and Vicki Ferklic. Row 3: Cin- dy Pavlick, Wendy Brown, Sharon Hauber, Carolyn Schnure, Carol Klemz, Kim Bergslien, and Kathy Zaharias. Row 4: Kathy Snell, Ann Brown, Ange- la Shortridge, Valerie Vas, Cindy Eckert, and Mari- lou Phillips. 39 Valpost Gfaff improves wiih experience Subsisting on hamburgers and Cokes from Burger King, Valpost members kept late hours the third week of each month. Dead- line dates, looked forward to with anxiety and apprehension, seemed to be less hectic and more enjoyable, especially with the ex- perience of the eight “veteran " staff mem- bers. Debbie Bohlmann, editor-in-chief, summed this up: " It ' s a lot easier this year because everyone knows what they ' re doing. Everybody pulls their own weight. I think because of the added experience, even from our new staff members who have had some previous journalism experience, we ' ve put out a better paper. " All except four had worked in the same positions the year before. A new addition to Valpost was an art editor, Ted Glickauf. The paper shortage presented a financial problem to Valpost. It was mandatory to decrease the number of pages from 16 to 12 in order not to increase the cost. Some of the many features the Valpost covered were the Bachelor Living course, the new vice-principal, and the open lunch debate. ABOVE: Valpost members are from Row 1: Elin Thorgren, Debbie Bohlmann, Ted Glickauf, Sally Saltsman, and Mary Beth Waldschmidt. Row 2: Ms, Karen Alexander, Karen Rowland, Nancy Niequist, Donna Doering, Kurt Peck, and Tom Burkett. ABOVE LEFT: In preparation for an upcoming issue, Arthur Zemon and Ted Glickauf collaborate on artwork and ads. LEFT: Editor-in-Chief Debbie Bohlmann writes and counts headlines for articles. TOP: Through extensive interviewing. Deb Garpow gathers information for a future article on Coach Virgil Sweet. ABOVE: After the final pwoduct reaches the pub- lic, Valpost staffers critique the entire papier. 41 ABOVE LEFT: 1 300 class pictures surround Debi Purden as she faces the awesome task of filing them for the album section. ABOVE: As the first deadline date approaches, Brenda Green checks layouts for cropping errors. ABOVE RIGHT: Mindy Ohler explains her picture idea to Don Strimbu. RIGHT: Because of class scheduling problems, Danielle Baepler, co-clubs editor, accustoms her- self to working after school. Valenian 9 Ads, colot spark imagination Working to the sound of pop cans being opened and cries for pica rulers, the ' 73-’74 Valeni an staff strove to meet the publishing company ' s deadlines. Bi-weekly staff meetings held this summer instructed new members on yearbook tech- niques, enabling them to work on the same level as experienced members. In July, editor-in-chief Brenda Green and business manager Linda Malasto attended a journalism workshop at Ball State Univer- sity, where they exchanged ideas with year- book staffers from all over Indiana. A desire for color pictures and a 5% in- crease in printing costs gave the staff an in- centive to sell $1500 worth of advertising to local businessmen. At the end of the school year copy editor Jill Hohneck summarized the feeling of the staff: " We ' ve all got distinct personalities which often clash, but the thing we have in common is an affinity for humor. ' ' LEFT: Writing copy, proofreading, and typing challenge Jill Hohneck ' s sanity. ABOVE: Valenian members are Row 1 : Mindy Ohler, sports editor; Julie Kaluzny , academics editor; Jill Hohneck, copy editor; Brenda Green, editor -in-ch ief . Row 2: Debbie Nielsen, activities editor; Cathy Shutts, album editor; Lee Smith; Linda Malasto, business manager; Jil Evans; Lisa Bedell. Row 3: Don Strimbu, head photographer; Ms. Karen Alexander, advisor; Debi Purden; Chris Crowell, co-clubs editor; Ed Cobb. Girls cheer teams to victory Competing with the other activities of such a large school, Pep Club membership decreased considerably. Many people still felt school spirit, but didn ' t come to show it in an organized group. Also, with more money to spend on entertainment than ten or 15 years ago, students resorted to other activities and ballgames became " just another thing to do " . However, Pep Club members did manage to change a few events. Vot ing for Home- coming Queen was made optional instead of mandatory. The girls also arranged for golf carts, instead of cars, to parade the Queen and her court around the football field. Pep Clubbers kidnapped the football team one Saturday morning before a game, and treated them to breakfast. Not unlike Pep Club, one of the Girls ' Timing Organization ' s main functions was to cheer and boost the swim team ' s morale. The difference was that GTO members really participated in the sport instead of just being onlookers. Originally only a timing organization, GTO learned to manage an entire swim meet by themselves. Around 24 girls were usually needed to run practice, junior var- sity, and inter-squad meets. ABOVE: The pep section presents a solid block of clenched fists, anxiously awaiting the outcome of a free throw during basketball sectionals. TOP LEFT: Statistician Sharon Zehner and Mrs. June Schmett, girls ' swim coach, tally points at swimming sectionals. LEFT: GTO timers Sue Erceg, Beth Wilson, Sally Hallam, Mary Rose Dougherty, and Wendy Brown goad Viking swimmers to victory during the High- land-Valpo meet. TOP: Before the Chesterton-Valpo game, Pep Club member Barb Stordeur paints Viking spirit on downtown store windows. ABOVE: GTO members are Row 1 : Carol Smith, Gail Edwards, Jil Evans, Danielle Zecevich, and Jill Sorenson. Row 2: Jill Hohneck, Kathy Griffin, Mary Rose Doughtery, Kathy Keck, and Cathy Hurst. Row 3: Lynn Jennings, Sally Hallam, Beth Wilson, Debbie Huber, Sharon Zehner, and Lynn Harkel. Row 4: Marcie Nightingale, Wendy Brown, Diane Long, Debbie Nielsen, Sue Erceg, Cathy Braithwaite, and Cathy Rooney. 45 TOP: VHS students who will spend this summer abroad are Dan Lebryk and Paul Pera. Row 2: Kim Kolhoff, Lynn Grieger, and Jo Ellen Murphy. ABOVE: After a trying week of adjustment, German Foreign Exchange Student Holger Kniel- ing unwinds over a game of chess. TOP RIGHT: Norwegian student Mari Baalsrud relaxes at her host family ' s home. Cathi Braith- waite. RIGHT : As a member of the Foreign Exchange Club ' s overseas study program, Martha Trapp 9 ent the summer of ' 73 in Stade, Germany. 46 Foreign Exchange Travelers trade ideas, countries American school life was a totally dif- ferent experience for Holger Knieling, For- eign Exchange Club ' s student from Germany. Holger said that he was impressed by the amount of extracurricular activities that took place after school. " In Germany, school is a place to learn and there are no other activities associated with it, " he said. To Holger, all the clubs and sports connected with school here were quite a show of school spirit. He said that school ended about an hour earlier in Germany, so he found that he had more free time to go to a pub and drink beer with his friends. He commented that there are no age requirements for liquor in Germany, so beer to Holger is the same as Coca-Cola is to American kids. Norwegian exchange student Mari Baals- rud commented on the differences between her home life and American life, " Language was a problem when I first arrived, but I overcame this as I met more people. " Walk- ing from classroom to classroom was a new experience. She said that in Norway you stay in the classroom while the teachers come to you. Compared to American kids, life was very limited. Mari said that while American kids could simply hop into a car and go wherever they liked, she and her friends had to rely on buses since the driving age is 18 in Norway. On weekends in Norway she said that she usually went to the theatre and then to a pub to have a glass of wine. Skiing was one of her favorite pastimes and great amount of snow was the one thing that Mari really missed while in America. As well as bringing foreign students to VHS, the Exchange Club sent many abroad. $900 paid for a student ' s trip overseas to adapt to a school and country of his choice. No background in the language was required. The International Understanding Week- end, which took in April, was developed by the Foreign Exchange Club and enabled the foreign students to get to know other high school and exchange students. ABOVE: Foreign Exchange Club members are Row 1: Allen Kent, Vicki Esserman, Karen Beach, Leslee Ellis, and Margaret Clark. Row 2: Oiarte Stempora, Kim Bivens, Pat Strikwerda, Sally Hall- am, Mary Ann McCord. Jennifer Butt, Deanna Howard, and Shelly Meyer. Row 3: Lynn Grieg- er, Cindy Brown, Barb Koshuta, Polly Cain, Debbie Kruger, Debra Sturdevant, Angela Shortridge, Kathy Landsdowne, Debra Will, Suzanne Bouche, Cathy Rooney, Wendy Garwood, Holgar Knieling, Mari Baalsrud, Jo Ellen Murphy, Karen Rowland, Kathy Wehling, Barb Stordeur, Kathy Keck, Mary Rose Dougherty, Dan Lebryk, Paul Pera, and Dave Ladd. Crowbar Photo ' Artists ' unveil original works The literary magazine and Photography Club showcased students ' creative ability. CROWBAR, VHS ' new literary magazine, provided an outlet for student artwork, photography, prose, and poetry. Teacher Karen Alexander originated the concept of a literary magazine, and Dan Lebryk invented the title. The idea behind the title was that a crowbar is a prying tool: the magazine ' s goal was to pry into a person ' s mind. Work began slowly, but gained momentum as deadlines neared. Although at first students were re- luctant to contribute to the new venture, they submitted more than enough material to fill the magazine. Although Photography Club ' s purpose was to tap the students ' interest, it faltered because of lack of student leadership. Some projects which the Photography Club completed were an exhibition of pic- tures in the front hall and film production. The members also learned to develop film and made audio-visual presentations to the club. ABOVE: As a part of her duties as publicity di- rector, Liz Boehringer mas responsible for selling the 300 copies of CROWBAR which were ordered. RIGHT : CROWBAR’S art photography editor Dan Lebryk considers a slide to illustrate Jill Hoh- neck ' s poem " Leaves " . 48 LEFT : Karen Keck, literary editor, examines proofs which arrived in April, a month before the magazine was released. BELOW: Doug Lemster ' s picture of a setting sun was one of several pictures which the Photography Club exhibited in the front hall. BOTTOM: Photography Club members are Row 1: Mr. Kurt Anderson, sponsor. Art Zemon, Kathy Van Pelt, and Ray Krueger. Row 2: Sue Klitzka, Wendy Murvihill, Nancy Gertsmeier, Barb O ' Brien, and Wendy Garwood. V-Teens OEA Events bring happiness to needy OEA and V-Teens offered girls oppor- tunities for the betterment of social skills and for service to others. Composed of girls from the intensive office lab, OEA ' s pur- pose was to extend the lab ' s curriculum. To accomplish this, the club planned bake sales, car washes, and field trips. At Christ- mas, OEA donated baskets of food to the needy, and in the spring, the girls organized a membership tea for next year ' s members. V-T eens also centered its activities around service to others. The organization inducted its members in October and in November held Dessert for Dads where David Ladd spoke about his summer in Greece. Near Valentine ' s Day the club sponsored the King of Hearts dance which raised $250 for the Porter County Heart Fund. V-Teens closed its year with a mother daughter tea where new officers were announced. BELOW: V-Teens members Sandy Backstrom and Mary Jo Nuland serve punch and cookies at the annual King of Hearts dance which aids the Heart Fund. 50 ABOVE : OEA girls soap up a car at the car mash held in October which raised money for activities. ABOVE LEFT: Lori Beach and Kim Bergslien host their fathers at V-Teens ' Desserts for Dads which the club holds every November. LEFT: V-Teens members are Row 1 : Sue Thebo, Ruth Baumann, and Nancy Gertsmeier. Row 2: Sandy Backstrom, Nancy Smith, Lori Pollock, Don- na Furman, Pam Prescott, Paula Brown, Carol Klemz, and Carla Klemz. Row 3: Carol Smith, Jenny Crawford, Lyn Jennings, Polly Cain, Barb Gaustella, Diane Gannon, Kathy Pool, and Jennifer Butt. Row 4: Sponsor Florence Craig. Kathi Sch- roeder, Kim Fait, Sue Ruge, Linda Ficken, Malissa Babcock, Glenda Rutt, Mary Jo Nuland, and Mary Dykes. OEA members are Row 1: Lynda Krawczyk, Lin- da Peterson, Marian Clennon, Janie Marquart, Wan- da Roof, and Miss Cindy Hutchison, sponsor. Row 2: Tracy Hoyt, Dawn Dobbins, Terry Skingly, Gloria Rust, Anne Donaldson, Joy Ferguson, Barb Parks, Margaret Bailey, and Renee Arnold. Row 3: Eileen Fasel, Linda Hoffman, Karen Anderson, Bec- ky Ehrstein, Becky Bennett, Sue Kruse, Sherry Strikwerda, Janet Dondlinger, Diana Mead, Vianne Foldesy, Lorraine Wyse, Mary Dykes, and Denise Bush. 51 TOP: National Honor Society members are Row 1: Keith Wetmore, Julie Kaluzny, Joe Bolan, Marc Nelson, Karen Burey, Kendra Lindberg, Don Mc- Lean, and Tim Kern. Row 2: Jill Bean, Jill Olson, Sherryl Marrs, Sandy Sweet, Rachel Bretscher, Sue Nebe, Deb Garpow, Karen Rowland and Ruth Bau- mann. Row 3: Mari Baalsrud, Liz Boehringer, Jill Sorenson, Brenda Green, Lynn Theile, Kim Fait, Donna Wood, Carol Woycik, Sue Harrington, Elin Thorgren, and Debbie Bucheit. Row 4: Ron Max- ey, Mindy Ohler, Bill Snell, John Ruge, Ruby Lee, Wendy Brown, Greg Fairchok, Joel Bretscher, and John Dorroll. ABOVE: NHS members and their parents socialize at the tea NHS held after its induction ceremony. RIGHT: Mary Beth Waldschmidt obtains points for Thespians by her participation in drama acti- vities. Honoraries Organizations tap classmates Honoraries recognized 57 outstanding ac- ademic, journalistic, and dramatic students. NHS inducted exchange students Mari Baalsrud and Holgar Kneiling as honorary members along with 41 others. The induc- tion ceremony was presented twice so that the entire student body could watch. NHS may be looking for new activities next year because the new rental system has ousted its major activity, the sale of used books. Quill and Scroll, an honorary society for high school journalists, inducted 11 jour- nalists. Ms. Karen Alexander, sponsor, and senior Quill and Scroll members selected students from the staffs of the VALPOST, the VALENIAN, and CROWBAR based upon the students ' contributions of time and labor to the publications, as well as scholastic standing. Ms. Alexander an- nounced the new members at the publica- tions ' banquet and presented Quill and Scroll pins at awards night. Three outstanding student actors also won honors. Thespians, a drama honorary, is an arm of the Drama Club. Miss Durn- baugh chooses Thespians according to a point system. Drama members are awarded points for participation in club activities. After accumulating ten points, a student is eligible for Thespians. New members will be inducted in the fall of 1974. ABOVE: Quill and Scroll members are Row 1 : Joe Bolan, Dan Lebryk, Mike Plazony, Deb Niel- sen, Tom Burkett, Terry Van Santen, and Donna Doering. Row 2: Elin Thorgren, Deb Garpow, Debbie Bohlmann, Mindy Ohler, Nancy Niequest, Brenda Green, and sponsor Karen Alexander. LEFT: Thespian Marva Ungurait " makes up " for her role in " Night of January 16th " . Ron Maxey helps backstage, an activity which gave him points toward Thespians. Drama Chess Groups utilize skill, ingenuity Traveling as far away as New York City and as near as Valparasio elementary schools. Chess and Drama Clubs displayed their in- dividual and group talents. Drama Club members presented " The Grinch Who Stole Christmas " to three ele- mentary schools during the Christmas sea- son. Earlier in the year, members displayed their talents in ' The Night of January 16th, " shown to the public in a two-night per forma nee. In sponsoring the National Theatre Com- pany ' s " Butterflies are Free, " and variety show, " April Antics, " members were called upon to work both on stage and off. They moved props, applied stage make-up, and gave last-minute encouragement to nervous performers. Member Rita Getz said, " We were active, had fun. It was riots! " Chess Club members journeyed to New York City for the National Chess Tourna- ment, which they thought they could win. But, not playing as well as they felt they should, they came home empty-handed. The season wasn ' t as disappointing, how- ever. They were first in both the Valparaiso Invitational and Regional. At the State Tour- nament, they tied for first with Indianapolis West Central High School, but then came in second as they lost the tie-breaker. ABOVE RIGHT: Diana Mead, Drama Club mem- ber, applies stage make-up to Curt Hawkins, mas- ter ot ceremonies for the two-night performance of April Antics. RIGHT Members of Drama Club are Row 1 : John Kurman, Sarah Matern, Liz Boehringer, Debbie Schirg, Debbie Maxey, Mary Beth Waldschmidt, Nancy Hodshire, and Megan Rue. Row 2: Marty Gehring, John Long, Mary Jo Nuland, Rita Getz, Kathy Keck, Keith Wetmore, Ed Bertholet, and Miss Alice Durnbaugh, sponsor. 54 TOP: Chess Club members are Rovw 1 : Mr. Larry Vinson, sponsor, Mike Vass, Martin Keller, Jeff Hartz, John Williamson, Rodney Gram. Row 2: Kyle Knoggle, Joe Savage, Charlie Graves, Dan Bartelt, Harry Manolopoulos, Marty Whiteman, and Don Albers. Row 3: Dick Curran, Jeff Clark, Kris Mason, Steve Coates, Jim Squire. Rich Rice, and Ron Maxey. ABOVE: Planning his strategy proves successful as Dick Curran checkmates his foe, Dan Bartelt. LEFT : Everyone gets into the act as John Long, Rod Max, Rita Getz, and Debbie Maxey move props during a scene change for April Antics. BOTTOM: VICA members are Row 1 : Mike Sava- rese, Charles Glissman, Joe Wade, Rod Schultz, Kevin Bradney, and Steve Silhavy. Row 2: John Franzen, Dennis Forbes, Bill Brown, Mark Good- rich, Rick Trapp and Dave DeFries. Row 3: Dave Kraft. Jan Keen, Dan Bennett, Mark Griech, Mark Meyer and Jim Saunders. Row 4: Sponsor Ron Pollock, Rich Vitoux, Doug Strehler, Tony Campo- lattara, Mike Reed, Paul Evans, Ralph Walker, Bob Legler and sponsor Robert Rhoda. Row 5: Greg Michaels, Alan Zell, Curt Hawkins, Rusty Chester, Wayne Minix, Clark Rainey, John Bostic and Jim Hampson. BELOW: State DECA contest winners are Row 1 : Beth Walsh and Kevin Reynolds. Row 2: Larry Hoyt, Bob Hill and Tom Underwood. RIGHT : In addition to working as a check-out girl at the register, DECA member Linda Smith cleans and stocks the drug and appliance departments at Miller ' s Mart. VICA DECA National clubs find local support One hundred fifty Health Occupations, Machines Trades, Drafting, Electronics and Industrial Cooperative Training students comprised VHS ' local chapter of VICA, the largest nationally organized club with a membership of over one-half million peo- ple. On the local level. Machines Trades VICA used its own funds to buy parts to repair and assemble toys which were donated by the student body. At Christmas time the toys were given to needy families in the area. ABOVE: DECA members are Row 1: Barry Co rs- bie, Debbie Barkley, Chrys Garbison, Linda Smith, Janet Barile, and Irene Lopez. Row 2: Bob Hill, Matt Brown, Tom Underwood, Kevin Reynolds, Beth Walsh, Bev Strickwerda, sponsor Steve Doak, unidentified dummy and Larry Hoyt. LEFT : Varsity basketball coach Virgil Sweet buys the first basketball schedule pen from ICT-VICA member Raph Walker. Machines Trades VICA also contributed their efforts in cleaning up the nature study area. Basketball-schedule pen sales and a dance provided funds for ICT-VICA to sponsor an Employer-Employee Banquet where em- ployers were presented certificates " in ap- preciation for providing a realistic training station. " Members of DECA, another nationally organized group, used car wash sales and dance profits to finance their trip to the State Career Development Contest in French Lick, Indiana. In the late fall, 19 DECA members shared their funds with needy fam- ilies. 57 • ACADEMICS • ACADEMIC . . . learning . . . (about what?) experiencing the carpet . . . with the soles of my feet . . . trying . . . (why?) ... ... wishing I could just . . . working . . . (for what?) . . . stretchout living in the shadow of on the floor . . . The Grade ... ... dreaming . . . . . . communicating . . . and all the secrets in the universe failing to communicate . . . whisper in our ears . . . vegetating . . . and all the years slipping off my sandals and will come and go . . . Home-ec, photography 40 males don cooking garb It ' s no secret that each day this year a group of boys barged into the home-ec kitch- en, ripped dishes and pans out of the cup- boards, yanked food from the refrigerator and scattered towels and aprons among themselves. But, what most people didn ' t know was that the boys in Bachelor Living followed recipe directions closely, devoured their creations, and cleaned up after themselves better than most girls do. Although the boys learned to cook every- thing from simple breakfast foods to a lobster dinner, many never mastered the art of kneading dough. " I tried to tell them they had to be gentle with it, " commented Mrs. Kathy Miinch, home-ec teacher. While the boys were getting intiated to kitchen life, girls in Foreign Foods classes visited a different land every few weeks. After studying and reporting on the culture of China, Poland, Russia, France or Italy, girls spent the next two weeks preparing meals from the country of study. Although limited to the Valparaiso area and a middle-class price range, students in Housing, who designed and decorated their own homes, gained a good understanding of costs. A liberal platform allowed students in Mr. Kurt Anderson ' s photography class to dom- inate class time with individual projects. Working separately or in groups, the young photographers chose either a strictly visual medium for their projects, or supplemented slide presentations with taped poetry or music. TOP RIGHT : Examining negatives through the light, photography student Jill Pinkerton checks the quality of her work. RIGHT : In photography class, Sharon Kropp uses the bellows system to focus in on a small object. 60 L TOP: Jim Ashbaugh can’t resist licking the re- maining jello salad, while Alan Zell washes dishes. ABOVE : During a six-weeks unit on rug-making, home-ec student Lorraine Wyse hooks a rug of her own design. LEFT: Jackie Hreha and Becky Duford carve the turkey for serving at the home-ec department ' s annual Thanksgiving dinner, where guests included Mr. Sid Reggie, Mr. Garth Johnson and Mrs. Lois Quinn. 61 Art Opinions Clash Nothing was new in the art department- except the students in the classes, their ef- forts, energies, and talents, and their thoughts: " I think art ' s great. I like working with clay because I like to work with my hands. A lot of people don ' t really use their creativ- ity because they don ' t want to get their hands dirty. ' ' — Ria Trump " Your mind can relax because tension is free in art class. ' ' -Mike Rouse " I like the freedom you have to do what- ever you want to do in whatever medium you want to do it in. It ' s the only class in which you can really explore the creative process. " — Norm Doering. " Anything you make is art— in your eyes. " —Sharon Soliday For some, on the other hand, freedom did not necessarily cultivate creativity: " He doesn’t really assign us anything to do. He doesn ' t seem to pay any attention to us. " " For a person who ' s interested in major- ing in art in college, this program is limited. There is no guidance or instruction, no chal- lenges, no opportunities, no awards or prizes. Everything gets stolen and there is no storage space. " Satisfaction, it seemed, was directly re- lated to individual tastes and preferences in art class. ABOVE RIGHT: Making a cylinder on the potters ' wheel, Ceramics student Rory Monroe learns to regulate the thickness of day. RIGHT : Bonnie Foldesy sculptures a plaster mold made from a casted clay form. TOP: Through a process of batiking, Sarah Matern dyes a blouse in art class. ABOVE- Bonnie Brown draws a geometric design of ink lines in Mr. Robert Cain ' s Advanced Design class. LEFT: Wood cutting made in Mr. Kurt Ander- son ' s art class enables Tina Higley to express her- self artistically. ABOVE: In the simulated election of 1860, Monty Manatrey plays the role of John Brecken- ridge, as he delivers a campaign speech to Miss Anne La Force ' s 115. history class. RIGHT : Sandra Bliss, Bruce Houston and Jeff Hasse complete their model city, a week-long proj- ect in Mr. Dale Ciciora ' s economic geography class. Social Studies Roles, debates animate history History classes took a turn for the better. Instead of the everyday grind of books and lectures, teachers used class time for simula- tion games and role-playing. U.S. history students were assigned the roles of Abraham Lincoln and Steven Douglas, carrying on de- bates from the election of 1860. " Taking up the actual issues of that time— as they were then— gives you a greater understanding of the problems of that period, " commented Fern Wade, junior. Students needing an extra credit or just an escape from study hall filled Mr. Dale Ciciora ' s economic geography class. Much to their surprise, they learned that it was in- teresting and fun. Mr. Ciciora said that it was a very open-ended class, with little planned structure. Instead, students more or less controlled the discussions, debating su ch topics as how cultures spread and culture ' s effect on society. ABOVE LEFT: Mr. Jack Hildreth times psychol- ogy student Gary Church as he traces his pencil through a maze. LEFT: European history students Jack King, Wendy Murvihill, Kathy Griffin and Marianne Mili- anta discuss the pros and cons of the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima. I ABOVE RIGHT: Beth Wilson prepares a knee scale dismount from the balance beam during her gymnastics unit in_phys. ed. ABOVE: To fulfill a health and safety grade re- quirement, Steve Browne demonstrates mouth-to- mouth resuscitation with Resusci Annie. RIGHT : Lining up 50 feet from their targets, Duane Wikle, Gregg Copeland and Gary Fox prac tice their aim. Phvs. ed. Lollipops entice participants The two-mile " Lollipop Invitational " and the ' Tootsie Roll " swim contests may have been the reasons that " enthusiasm for phys- ical education has tremendously improved this year— maybe it ' s because students are free to choose their own courses, " noted Mr. Virgil Sweet, physical education teacher. Even upperclassmen enrolled to take six weeks of their favorite sport. The five-member teaching staff, larger this year by two, found co-ed classes the easiest to teach, although the boys ' athletic ability sometimes exceeded the girls ' and the class ' rate of progress had to be slowed down. With a program stressing individual progress, not competition, the instructors tried to teach students good safety habits and a spectator ' s appreciation of all sports. " Gym class is something every individual should get involved in. It ' s a good op- portunity to learn sportsmanship and to discover what your body can endure, " said Cheryl Graham, junior. Discovering what their minds could en- dure, health and safety students delved deeply into the study of mental health. Student nurses from Valparaiso University lectured on the diagnosis and treatment of mental problems. A natural catastrophes unit, encouraged by the Civil Defense, taught students safety procedures to follow in the event of a disaster. ABOVE LEFT: Curt Fritts strains to slam a home run as catcher Tim Nowlin looks on. LEFT : During co-ed free swim, Chris Cramsey executes a backdive from the one-meter spring- board. ui icri ir WDCr ( ram zzzz Asterisk dJ 9 ‘ " " ' - - 1 Mangvopists $ " «) ■ Jnon ymou, ,. . . 1 7 - “T ■ - n m • . OLY Symbo1 l- f GLAS i - I m SS? 1 1TKL SS, tionoSnJ— i astr OS] C H ■ 1 l “ ' i ' Ih.Ioiih.Ici; ' ' Asbestos " •o ; i U ' CXlj ' ' Ut,,.. »« : i ■ ’ i.l TOP: John Straka studies another student ' s poster made up of words of Greek origin in Mrs. Mary Edna Bowman ' s Vocabulary Enrichment class. ABOVE: In preparation for class discussion, Mr. Gerry Coffey explains the short story " Hop Frog” by Edgar Allen Poe to Mike Mural. RIGHT : Employing principles of good writing, Duane Wikle completes an assignment in Practical Letter Writing. English Texts include 0 comics, Who ever heard of reading comic books in class? In Mr. Charles Bird ' s Humor and Satire class, it ' s standard procedure-stu- dents even write their own! " It ' s really a lot of fun reading other people ' s material and everyone always has a lot of good ideas, " commented Ramona Shearhod, junior. Other English classes covered more con- ventional reading material. In American Novel, Mrs. Mary Edna Bowman ' s classes studied THE LEARNING TREE, a book about a black boy ' s life in the South. Russian short stories, such as THE QUEEN OF SPADES by Alexander Pushkin, gave Mrs. Judith Lebryk ' s Dignity of Man classes a greater insight into the Russian culture and its people. ABOVE: In Mrs. Lori Alt ' s Love Means class, Cecilia Ballard designs her valentine around the theme of " love for brothers and sisters. " LEFT: By reading along with Miss Florence Craig, Kenda Nemeth gains a greater understanding of the Bible. BELOW: John Cinkoske brings out the element of humor in satire as he portrays a blind man playing cards. I wo tho Mortyv It Ml tH Mlly cwru to toko o o ' oyoO hor fuitcr for th trooa to 1 00 1 no for (lOpHcity «hil« ttmjimy son to the Irrou you cow Id bo bought th fried woo too high and • t wdf no ' 4 to to he of that whioh wooo ' t aino. So 1 will toho of lift, of for I nf not o ooorifloo, 0 ly to »«y I ' m tirod I ' wo comm o io y woy. bocouoo lift hod writton (to f»nol choftor. Loo 1 nq ■ no furfooo to Cry •nd I cow ' d find no ooro lowfhtor. I hod f ownd that thi« life of • »• woo loot I ill confooloa I how nothing loft to ahow. Mow, not owon I could dofxno bloc froa whito thoro i • no flaco l oft to 90. So, I will toko my lifo, offoring not o aocnfieo — only to ooy I ' m t»r«d I wo aoaa o lon§ ay. — • TOP: In Producing the Drama and Acting, Miss Alice Durnbaugh and Marla Tiebert demonstrate techniques of applying basic make-up with Steve Browne. ABOVE: One of many Creative Writing assign- ments, Shelly Reinhold expresses her feelings poet- ically in the poem " Why.” RIGHT : In an assignment to determine how pub- lic taste is influenced. Mass Media student Russ Adams evaluates the sandwiches of Peggy Reed and Mike Vogel. 70 English Learners seek inspiration Creative Writing, The Media and Journal- ism classes turned the learning process in- side-out by taking leisurely forest walks and by inviting parents and local radio announc- ers to participate in class studies. More than just a break from " the rou- tine, " a walk through the school ' s woods provided creative writing students with need- ed inspiration. " In the beginning you have a lot of ideas . . . but towards the end it gets harder because of the demand on you, " stated senior Shelly Reinhold. During a week-long study of censorship, journalism classes asked parents and Principal Garth Johnson to present their respective views. At the end of the week, students com- piled their own censorship codes. Students in ' The Media, " a new course designed over the summer by Mrs. Karen Alexander, examined the ways in which television, radio, movies, magazines, etc. affect and reflect society. ABOVE: Cheryl Heavilin contends that seniors should have their own lockers, laughing with relief at the end of her speech. LEFT : Drawing a political cartoon for a journal- ism assignment allows Irv Veatch to express him- self both politically and artistically. Co-op Workers gain skills, earnings A program of " earning while learning " drew 46 VHS and 17 county students into Industrial Co-Operative Training, Pre-Voca- tional Education and Food Services. Stu- dents in these co-op programs received credit and grades for work both in the classroom and on-the-job. Employers graded students in areas such as attendance, quality and quantity of work, attitude, initiative and dependability. ICT classes planned trips to various plants and factories and received general and techni- cal training from manual and textbook studies. Most ICT students sought careers in the field of mechanics, although Mike Reed maintained a regular shift at Bethlehem Steel while Food Services student Bob Fasel baked pastry and pizza at Fasel ' s. Job interviews provided the first gradua- tion class of the Pre-Vocational Education program with necessary experience in the working world. In this program, skilled or career training was not requisite and most students received training while on-the-job. RIGHT : Working at Something Ceramic as an ICT student, John Bostic fills, sets and removes ceramic molds. BELOW: Ralph Walker works as an ICT student at the School Service Center where he performs many mechanics and maintenance jobs. TOP: County student Joe Duttlinger maxes a tractor at the Porter County Co-Op where he works as an ICT student. ABOVE : Utilizing his training as a busboy in the teachers ' lounge, PVE student Don Pfledderer works 5 days a week at Wellman ' s Restaurant. LEFT: Food services student Vernon Marrell works as a cook at Big Wheel Restaurant 25 hours a week. 73 TOP: Kim Fait, a teacher’s aide at the Child Development Center, helps Debbie Riggs play an educational learning game. ABOVE: Working at ' The Pet Shop " 10 hours a week. Health Occupations student Barb Altendorf learns to groom and care for animals. RIGHT : Administering a test to kindergarteners at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School requires pre- paration and patience of Exploratory Teacher Scott Eldridge. 74 Co-op " Teachers " add new dimension Exploratory Teaching became the new- est addition to the co-op program. Although unpaid for their work, participants in this newly-revived program were not unreward- ed. As teachers ' aides in area schools, these students were able to test their capabilities as teachers-before plunging into teaching careers. Two other divisions of co-op. Distributive Education and Health Occupations involved 36 students who wished to combine their work and study efforts. Through a program similar to Industrial Co-Operative Training, DE students received training as salespeople, clerks, managers, etc. Students daily spent one hour in the classroom and three hours at work and also were credited and graded by their teachers and employers. Students selected from Health Orientation class entered Health Occupations. These students also received no pay, yet they gained needed experience in their chosen career fields. LEFT: Matt Brown works as a Distributive Educa- tion student at Jay ' s wholesale warehouse where he unloads semi-trucks and rotates stock. BELOW: As part of his job at the Vidette Messeng- er, Distributive Education student Colin McNamara prints addresses on newspapers to be mailed. Business Courses set high standards Rigid new standards of achievement pre- pared business students for their first jobs. " We demand a high grade of excellence, " stated Mrs. Lois Quinn, accounting teacher, " because competition is getting greater. " Other teachers strove to familiarize stu- dents with machines common to most busi- ness offices, although the average speed re- quirements for shorthand and typing re- mained about the same. Business machines students completed bi- weekly assignments following manuals com- piled by business teachers from various texts. Students in this intensified course learned to operate each machine and were able to excel at one skill rapidly. As part of Spring Work Experience, in- tensive lab students spent two hours a day working for local merchants. Suggestions from businessmen gave students an idea of what office jobs demand. At a mock inter- view, employers completed checklists which rated students on appearance, manners, poise and overall impressiveness. Most business students felt that the cours- es in the business department provided in- valuable training that would help them in the future. " I think business courses are the best things anyone could take, " commented Carole Laughery. " I learned a lot in account- ing that I didn ' t even realize I needed to know, but now I feel is essential for me to get a job, " she said. ABOVE RIGHT: Taking dictation at 100 words a minute, Kim Masters and Eileen Fasel, advanced shorthand students, will transcribe their notes in letter form. RIGHT: Despite sweaty palms and butterflies, typing students Pat Rooney, Rob Gee, Jerry Hiser and Laure Johnson fight the stop watch for better grades. ABOVE LEFT: Cindy Swain is introduced to the computer world in business machines by program- ming the keypunch machine. ABOVE: Debbie Benton, business machines stu- dent, learns to multiply on the ten-key adding ma- chine. ABOVE: Racing to complete their blackboard puzzle first, Spanish student Mark Gallagher calls out a negative command for Jeanne Stepnoski to fill in. RIGHT : A library aide videotapes a skit per- formed by Cathy Cannon, Diane Pearce and Deb- bie Billue, Spanish students. Foreign Language Media spurs creativity Increased library resources and use of multi-media techniques enlivened foreign language classes. The learning center expanded its resources with subscriptions to two German magazines and the purchase of a reference book about Germany. Second and third year German students used these resources in preparing oral reports, skits and videotapes. The guitars of Jon Costas and Oscar Gutierrez accompanied foreign language stu- dents as they explored a new facet of audio- lingual learning. Jon led his French class in translations of American folk songs, while Oscar, a native of Mexico, entertained Span- ish students with traditional Mexican songs. In December, Spanish students took an annual field trip to the Field Museum in Chicago to view Christmas traditions from foreign countries. Later in the semester, Spanish classes of Mrs. Bonnie Weber, Mr. Charles Geiss, and Mr. Gerry Coffey traveled to East Chicago for dinner at " Los Burritos " and continued their journey into Chicago to see the performance of the Mexican ballet " Folklorico. " ABOVE LEFT: Jim Woodruff completes transla- tion assignment for third-year French. LEFT: Enacting the roles of Robin, Batman and Cat Woman, German students John Dorroll, Bill Stankey, and Sharon Hauber present their skit to be videotaped. 79 Science Chemists attack interest areas Impressed by the vigor with which stu- dents attacked extra-credit work in previous years, chemistry teachers Mr. Larry Vinson and Mr. James Hunn completely overhauled their course design in an effort to generate this same energetic spirit in the classroom. Whereas everyone used to do " the same thing at the same time, " students in the new chemistry program individually selected ex- periments from 20 titles and ventured out into their own areas of interest. The conscientious chemistry student seemed to enjoy the challenge of the new teaching approach. However, those who en- rolled merely to prepare for college seemed to be disappointed. The freer, open-lab system tested stu- dents ' responsibility and self-discipline. Ten per cent of the students took advantage of this and forged signatures on approval slips in order to get more points. A combination of textbook material and independent projects provided Mr. Paul Mill- er ' s life science students with a choice of study. At any time, students could discon- tinue regular textbook work and begin in- dividual projects. Physics classes supplemented textbook as- signments with extra-credit projects. Students built mousetrap cars to compete in distance races, winning ten points for the first meter traveled. RIGHT : Mike Mehler draws a nylon thread from a chemical solution that he made in chemistry. I ABOVE: Scientifically observing the characteris- tics of a burning candle, Sue Rogers and Doug Turner complete their first assignment in applied science. ABOVE RIGHT: Chemistry students Tom Har. rington and Rob Bott measure the viscosity of a sugar solution by timing how long it takes to rise in the tube. LEFT: Gail Grandfield, a life science student, in- spects growth of lettuce seeds kept under various filtered lights. 81 ABOVE: Second year drafting student Bill Col- berer uses a parallel slide to draw floor plans for a two story apartment building. RIGHT : Jerry Jones installs an audio amplifier in- to a new enclosure in Vocational Electronics class. 82 Industrial education Students draw plans, designs Vocational Architecture students designed floor plans, elevations and modular homes, while Machine Drawing students learned about problem-solving with gears and cams. Four girls who enrolled in drafting " real- ly did well and they should take it because architecture helps with designing a home and furniture floor plans. Girls get quite a bit out of the course, " stated Mr. Peter Hansen, drafting teacher. Through three hour blocks of lecture, discussion and experimentation, Vocational Electronics students trained for further edu- cation or apprenticeship in an industry. In addition to completing assignments, stu- dents repaired and built electronic equip- ment. LEFT : Vocational Electronic s student Bob Mam- marella adjusts the voltage amplitude on the oscil- loscope. ABOVE LEFT : Using an electronic tube curve tracer, Jeff Rothman and John Bartholomew ob- tain a characteristic display. ABOVE: In Vocational Architecture class, Mark Brietzke designs elevation plans for a modular home. Industrial education Pupils explore metals trades Industrial Arts classes welcomed all ca- reer-minded students, whether bound for college or a vocation. An exploratory ex- perience, this class acquainted students with several metal working industries and pro- cesses. After six weeks of classroom study. Gen- eral Metals students split up to explore six basic areas: machine shop, welding, heat treating, forging and foundry, sheet metal and bench metal. In each area, students practiced with exercises and completed pro- jects, such as ice-fishing sleds made by many in sheet metals. The vocational ly-minded enrolled in Vo- cational Machine Shop, also taught by exer- cise-projects. Samples made on every ma- chine provided students a general back- ground from which they could specialize. A two-year program. Vocational Machine Trades successfully placed almost all third and fourth semester students as machinists ' apprentices or machine operators. ABOVE RIGHT: In Beginning Machine Shop class. Chuck Anderson uses a lathe to cut a piece of metal. RIGHT : Dave Kraft makes a tape to program da- ta into a machine that makes name plates. BELOW: Using a sledge and a sheet metal stake, Dave Stout shapes a box in Sheet Metals class. LEFT: Practicing arc voiding. General Metals stu- dent Jeff Short works toward the completion of a welding project. ABOVE Mr. Don Fischbeck, a welding specialist from Calumet Welders, demonstrates the safe use of oxyacetylene to Mr. Charlson ' s Genral Metals class. 35 ABOVE: In Senior Math class, Doug Simmons writes out an algebraic equation in polar form. RIGHT : Math-Art Contest winners George Cole, Jackie Hreha and Debbie Krueger display their art work. BELOW: Norm Doering works on his painting " Sunspot, " part of his Independent Programming proiect. Math, Independent Proara mminc Contest fills office with art Interested in decorating their office and seminar room with original art work, the math department urged students to enter their " originals " to be judged by art and math teachers. A $25 first place prize was awarded to Debbie Krueger, $15 for second place went to Jackie Hreha, and George Cole received a third place prize of $10. Art Zeman and Sue Klitzka were given hon- orable mentions. Although these math-art students received prizes, none were awarded to Independent Programming students— other than the " prize " of fulfillment. " It ' s kinda neat ' cause you can design your own curriculum in any area you ' re interested in-it ' s not like history or English where you only like part of the course -this is something you really like and can get into what you ' re doing, " stated senior Nancy Gertsmeier. Independent Programming allowed stu- dents to explore a subject of individual choosing and interest. Sponsors and other faculty members checked the Independent Programming projects and gave the students either a satisfactory or an unsatisfactory mark along with a credit. ABOVE LEFT: Tim Kern and Richard Rush use the programmable calculator for practice in Honors Math. BELOW LEFT: Using the concept of ' funk art,’ Independent Programming student Karen Grogg transforms an everyday object into an esthetic piece of art. 87 Choir Groups pull out of initial slump A flurry of contests, performances and tours ended the school year, although Choir experienced somewhat of an energy crisis as the year began. Choir director Bernard Butt attributed the choirs ' slow start to the fact that 1973 choirs had not traveled to Contest and as a result students did not realize the amount of work needed to achieve superiority. However, A Choir won a second at Con- test this year and Girls ' Glee Club and B Choir, both directed by student teacher Bryan Borg, won firsts. Individual vocalists and small ensembles also did well at district and state contests, bringing home 46 firsts, and 31 seconds. TOP RIGHT : B Choir members are Row 1 : Mr. Bryan Borg, Linda Franks, Chris Hess, Debbie E- golf, Diane Ray, Joy Ronco, Sandy Fleenor, In- grid Weber, Julie Edwards, Mary Beth Waldsch- midt, Kuniko Tanaka, Debbie Excell and Lorna Pierson. Row 2: Linda Mitchell, Teal MacLean, Kathy Clauss, Allison Hasse, Paul Miles, Cary Gear, Ned Schafer, Earl Tucker, Donna Coulter, Linda Jones, Michelle Benda, Ingrid Bannec and Cathy Braithwaite. Row 3: Linda Redelman, Debbie Sch- irg, Beth Rehbein, Gail Krieger, Dana Hughes, Julie Curtis, Carole McDonald, Bryan Farnum, Dallas Giltner, Bob Ingram, Janine Rose, Joann Pollaro and Leslie Henderson. Row 4: Linda Herr, Jenny Watt, Lisa Fischer, Paris Butt, John Hine, Ed Berth- olet. Curt Corneil, John Long, Nancy Turner, Bob- bi Raelson, Dawn llgenfritz, Joellen Murphy, Judy Snodgrass and Sue Kruse. MIDDLE RIGHT: Carousels are Row 1 : Meg Rue, Tami Trapp, Kerry Roberts, Nancy Hodshire, Cyn- dy Hurley, Joann Erceg, and Sally Nedberg. Row 2: Cindy Gathmann, Patty Babcock, Eileen Stan- ton, Jeanne Aszman, Pam Prescott, Luane Larcom and Leslie Benton. Row 3: Trish Morris, Pat Mc- Guire, Carla Graham, Claudia Williamson, Kim Stalbaum, Pat Gabbard, Sharon Zehner, Barbara Gaustella and Diane Kerr. BOTTOM RIGHT: Choir A members are Row 1 : Shelly Reinhold, Kendra Lindberg, Kerry Aszman, Connie Fryer, Jill Hohneck, Renee McGaffic, Mary Dykes and Judy Snodgrass. Row 2: Diane Stem- pora, Bill Reichard, Janine Mooers, Curt Hawkins, Sandy Sweet, Jeff Hasse, Diane Pearce, Paul Miles, Carole Laughery, Joe Larr, Kathy Griffin and Carey Gear. Row 3: Rob Rogers, Gail Grandfield, Nancy Gunther, Mike Miller, Barb Stordeur, Julie Curtis, Steve Tracy, Rachel Bretscher, Julie Kaluzny and John Hine. Row 4: Ellis Pullins, Linda Ficken, Dave Telschow, Karen Maiers, Terry Grindlay, Barb Altendorf, Ed Bertholet, Jan Lochmandy, Ric Rigby and Carole McDonald. t t 1 ? l • Ji a IY .W ' I ! lil r . i •iM i 1 ii « ' i I X J ■ i • ■ V » V • MM • r 1 88 TOP LEFT: Caro lettes are Row 1: Ingrid Weber, Julie Edwards, Sandy Fleenor, Joy Ronco, Kuniko Tanaka, Lorna Pierson, Ingrid Bannec and Linda Jones. Row 2: Paris Butt, Dana Hughes, Beth Reh- bein, Janine Rose, Nancy Turner, Dawn llgenfritz, Joanne Pollaro, Bobbie Raelson and Cathy Braith- waite. MIDDLE LEFT: Girls ' Glee Club members are Row 1: Tera Bowersox, Jan Haney, Diane Ray, Sally Nedberg, Nancy Hodshire, Cyndy Hurley, Judy Johnson, Debbie Armstrong, Joan Erceg, Jo- anna Bryant, Tami Trapp, Keri Roberts and Trish Morris. Row 2: Teresa Lockhart, Linda Clarke, Joy Ronco, Noreen Johnson, Vicki Zell, Ann Marie Solomon, Celia Ballard, Julie Bray, Meg Rue, Peg- gy Ernst, Debbie Hildreth and Patty Babcock. Row 3: Pat Schultz. Barb Gaustella, Eileen Stan- ton, Jenny Griffin, Sue Carey, Kim Stalbaum.Barb Odell, Beth Hickey, Karen Will, Carla Graham and Loreen Thoreson. Row 4: Dawn llgenfritz. Sharon Zehner, Kathy Rooney, Pat Gabbard, Teri Burkey, Shelly Wiesjohn, Pat McGuire, Mary Jo Nuland, Nancy Soliday, Luanne Larcom, Diane Kerr, Susan Mann, Cindy Bohlman, Jeanne Aszman and Pam Prescott. LEFT : Carolers are Row 1: Kerry Aszman, Amy Ackerman, Karen Maiers, Linda Ficken and Bill Reichard. Row 2: Ned Schafer, Joe Larr, Diane Pearce, Steve Tracy, Rob Rogers, Rachel Bretscher, Kendra Lindberg and Sandy Sweet. Row 3: Con- nie Fryer, Jan Lochmandy, Dave Telschow, John Hine, Carole McDonald and Terry Grindlay. Row 4: Carey Gear and Ed Bertholet. Row 5: Curt Hawkins and Mike Miller. 89 TOP: A Band members are Row 1 : Ellen Bain, Karen Beach, Bill Snell, Dallis Nisley, Leslee Ellis, Debbie Nielsen, Sally Saltsman, Janeann Miller, Karen Maiers, and Jo Gunsaulus. Row 2: Connie Fryer, Mary Farney, Mara Swanson, Jill Olson, Sandy Wiens, Roberta Raelson, Ron Maxey, Elea- nore Shewan, Don Mohr, Sara Huck, Sharon Tay- lor, Marla Tiebert, Carol Smith, and Pat Hanrahan. Row 3: Dawn Pearce, Peggy Reed, Deanna How- ard, Margaret Clark, Vicki Baker, Vicki Clickovich, Judy Golding, Faith Huck, John Hine, Charles Graves, Dan Bond, Brenda Krajci, Les DeWitt, Bob Olsen, Rob Hummel, Franklin Gram, Jordan Butt, Doug Strege, Dale Ciciora, Chris Beach, and Doug Kashner. Row 4: Tarik El-Nagga r , Tom Bixby, Cathy Shutts, Cathy Hurst, Jim Clark, Mark Gallag- her, Kent Hoover, Keith Wetmore, Dave Smith, Rick Baker, Rick Romanenko, John Kurman, Lar- ry Johnson, Dick Bailey, Tim Kern, and Rich Kil- gour. ABOVE: B Band members are Row 1 : Carol Bar- tholomew, Nancy McAfee, Kathy Wood, Darlene Neuschafer, Amanda Boudreau, Sara Woodrow, Carol Graham, Laurie Shriver, and Jennifer Butt. Row 2: Elaine Kaminski, Debbie Sturdevant, Marilou Philips, Marie Arnold, Valerie Tabor, An- gela Shortridge, Susie Hummel, Jill Conklin, Lee Wieland, Brenda Hart, Kurt Mussman, Kathy Parks, Kathy Snell, Linda Chester, and Cynthia Hansen. Row 3: Glynn Porter, Debra Maxey, Kim Blastick, Barb Spitler, Sandra Backstrom, Debbie Will, San- dra Schirg, Janice Tudor, Cheryl Zoll, Becky Maxey, Larry DeWitt, Jon Uban, Richard Zentz, Dale Lamberson, Kevin Anderson, Tom Harrington, Steve Gibson, and Rodney Graham. Row 4: Mike Mehler, Tim Silhavy, Brad Staats, Brian Coleman, Mike Bondi, Mr. Robert Miller, director, Steve Beach, David Rose, Martin Hackett, John Green- awald, Paul Shewan, Jeff Coleman, Jeff Golding, Don Rose, and Scott Gibson. RIGHT: Band off icers are Row 1 : Jill Olson, Keith Wetmore, Sally Saltzman. Row 2: Mara Swanson, Vicki Clickovitch. Row 3: Deanna Howard, Tim Kern. Band Performers get praise, awards " Some excellent players in this group. Good solid group. Well trained in basics. Nice dynamics. Congratulations on a fine group of musicians. " " I hope you will for- give my lack of comments on your per- formance. There were so few ' flaws ' . . . The training of this group is simply fantastic!— Great Job! It was a real pleasure listening to you . " These comments from judges at State Band Contest— where A and B bands received all 1st division ratings— well summarized the accomplishments of both bands. At VU ' s Homecoming Parade, marching band members won first place in the Class A Marching Band Contest for the second con- secutive year. Individuals and groups performing in In- dianapolis at the State Solo and Ensemble Contest captured a total of 26 superior ratings— the most awarded to any high school in the state. In April, A band members performed selections from Godspell and the Carpenters at a regional Kiwanis banquet where student teacher Larry Kaptain played a solo on the marimba. ABOVE LEFT : Preparing for State Band Contest. A Band member Don Mohr practices " Festival " by Clifton Williams on the French horn. LEFT : To enable ease and accuracy of movement, marching band members play wood win instru- ments with " fingertipless” gloves. 91 SPORTS • SPORTS • SPORTS . . . grueling practice . . . dedication . . . developing reflexes . . . . . . pregame butterflies . . . nervousness . . . headaches . . . . . . locker room quiet . . . coach reminding, encouraging . . . . . . game time approaches . . . psyching up . . . . , . fans screaming . . . first game roughest . . . . . . now or never . . . one chance to win — or lose . . . . . . straining, reacting . . . firm concentration . . . . . . fighting for breath . . . hanging in there . . . . . . shared tears . . . aching bodies. . . triumphs . . . heartbreaks . . . . . . sweet taste of victory . . . bitter gall of defeat . . . 93 NeHers grab 6-4 season TENNIS Although the netmen weren ' t in it for money, their addiction to the game was just as keen as the pr_os Not even the lack of facilities arrested the team ' s drive and zeal. Playing their matches at Tower Park, they compiled an impressive 64 record. The 18 juniors and sophomores made up the largest tennis team in VHS history. Individual players performed outstanding- ly. Number one man and all-conference player. Bill Snell, placed second at Sectional and Conference. Tim Shideler steadily im- proved as the season progressed; however, the IHSAA ruled him ineligible to play in Sectional and Conference because he partic- ipated in a tourney as an individual while the season was underway. A first-year man, Micah Rubel, surprised coach, teammates, and opponents alike at Sectional. He defeat- ed four rivals to become a finalist. The team itself had some fine showings. They shut out Crown Point after four con- secutive years of losing. The boys played girls from Crown Point and Merrillville in two doubles and a singles match, winning every time. ins HUB „ • - ABOVE RIGHT: In a series of defensive moves, Tim Shideler expresses his determination to break his Crown Point opponent ' s serve. ABOVE: Coordinating mind and hand, Micah Rubel demonstrates his serving skill which made him a Sectional finalist. RIGHT : Combined cooperation and athletic ability sends doubles team Tom Dixon and Colin Gromley to Sectional semifinals. 94 VHS Opp. Michigan City Elston 7 2 River Forest 5 0 Hobart 5 0 Lake Central 7 0 Chesterton 2 3 Highland 2 3 Portage 2 3 Griffith rain Merrilville 5 0 Munster rain Crown Point 5 0 Plymouth 3 4 LaPorte rain Michigan City Rogers rain Sectional tie 1st Duneland Conference 2nd ABOVE: Tennis team members are Row 1 : Tim Shideler, Tom Krueger, Micah Rubel. Row 2: Tom Dixon, Chuck Cash, Dave Telschow, Man Norman, Colin Gromley. Row 3: Shaun Evans, Bill Snell, Coach Steve Doak, Rich Kilgour, and Steve Meyer. RIGHT: Singles player Shaun Evans uses a strong overhand serve, producing a 10-4 record. CROSS COUNTRY Harriers battle lough opponents Running against some of the strongest competition in the state, the cross country team ended the season with an 8-6 record in dual meets. The 13-member team ran seven or eight miles during practice to build up their endurance for the 2% mile course. Coach Ed Tower said, ' The team was better this year but the competition was tougher. " Because of disciplinary action taken against him near the beginning of the season, one top runner, Mike Daly, was stricken from the team roster. The team ' s finest showing was a second out of 10 teams at the Lake Central Invita- tional. ABOVE RIGHT: Early in the Portage meet, Tom Dougherty accelerates to gain the lead. ABOVE: The Cross Country team members are Row 1 : Tom Dougherty, Mike Marasco, Dale Lamberson, Tim Noonan and Mike Martin. Row 2: Newt Brown, Mike Daly, Jordan Butt, David Ladd, and Rich Johnson. Row 3: Coach Ed Tower, Bill Hart, Chuck Anderson, Mike Birky, and Tom Burkett. RIGHT: Newt Brown, low point runner, gasps for breath, struggling ahead of his Griffith opponent. 96 VHS Opp. Portage 50 15 Griffith 43 16 Bishop Noll 19 36 La Porte 28 27 Fort Wayne North 25 30 Hammond Tech 33 22 Bishop Noll 22 34 Michigan City Elston 22 39 Boone Grove 15 50 Hobart 44 17 Hanover Central 18 42 River Forest 15 50 Chesterton 31 25 Plymouth 25 32 INVITATIONALS Lake Central 2nd Hobart 15th East Gary 3rd Conference 4th Valparaiso 4th Sectional 7th LaPorte 15th ABOVE: Valpo and Portage harriers spring intc motion after the crack of the gun. LEFT: After the gruelling 2% mile race. Chuck Anderson trails in Dale Lamberson ' s footsteps. JV FOOTBALL Sfreak ends at 1 7 wins Trying to carry on an 18-game winning record dating back to 1971, the JV ' s came up against a strong Hobart team who snapped the streak at 17. Then, Portage slapped the Vikes with another loss. The disappointed JV ' s retaliated to win their final four games. Scoring an average of 24 points per game, the team compiled a 6-2 record. The most thrilling game of the season was against Michigan City Rogers where Efres Belmonte caught an 80-yard touchdown screen pass from Mark Allen in the last 30 seconds. John Poncher kicked the extra point to make the score 21-20. Dave Thiele then sacked a Raider on his 5-yard line with five seconds left, foiling Rogers ' attempt at a last-minute victory. Receiving the " most tackles " award was David Thiele with a total of 75. Thiele, Keith Koch, Bill Sengpiel and Jeff Short tied for the star award. They each gathered three coveted stars on their helmets for either intercepting passes, blocking punts, or re- covering fumbles. ABOVE RIGHT: Mark Canada retains his interest in the game even though a broken leg side-lined him. ABOVE: JV football team members are Row 1: Coach Pat Murphy, Mike Gesse, Mark Dofka, Pete Lund, Brian Brown, Paul Conover, Bill Sengpiel, Jeff Short, Vic Nightingale, Chris Keller, Mike Potis, Mgr. Dave McKibben, Coach Sid Reggie. Row 2: Kyle Kingsbury, Kurt Jamison, Efres Bel- monte, Jim Smurdon, Bill Barros, Tom Hallberg, Jim Coros, Tom Smith, Kevin Anderson, Aaron Curtis, Mark Allen, Brian Stombaugh, Scott Miller, Mike Merle. Row 3: Ross Marshall, Gary Liggett, Jeff Johnson, Terry Owens, Rick Rumford, Dave Thiele, Barry Pavicic, Gil Clifford, Bart Shutts, Bob Johnson, Doug Nisley, Keith Koch, Greg Steck. Row 4: Tom Neely, Steve Beach, Brad Staats, Rob Bott, Bob Malackowsk ' i, Dale Hughes, Mitch Chuich, Ned Schafer, Dan Bond, Mark Canada, Paul Hanson, Tom Selby, Bob Panter, Damon Sundin, Keith Schroeder, John Poncher. 98 VHS Opp. Chesterton 29 6 Highland 26 6 East Gary 38 2 Hobart 6 18 Portage 10 14 Culver 31 0 Michigan City 21 20 Crown Point 31 12 ABOVE LEFT: Watching his adversaries close in, Mark Allen grimaces and strains to gain more yards in the Highland game. LEFT: Spotting his receiver open, Aaron Curtis rifles an option pass to Kevin Anderson. ABOVE: Acrobatics aren ' t usually associated with football, but Jim Smurdon executes a headstand while tackling his Highland opponent. VHS Opp. Hammond 28 14 Calumet 35 0 Portage 21 15 Chesterton 26 7 Gary Roosevelt 17 0 Michigan City Rogers 55 0 River Forest 42 0 Kokomo Haworth 35 14 Plymouth 35 7 Hobart 10 17 Conference 2nd ABOVE: Intent on his team ' s progress in the game, mud-spattered guard Jeff Moser takes a breather. ABOVE RIGHT: Handling the ball with care, Bruce " Super " Houston gallops for yardage against his Brickie enemy. RIGHT: Co-captain, Greg Guastella (dark jersey), tries to drill a hole in the Hobart line for his team- mate. 100 FOOTBALL When Hobart came to town, the Vikings ' 9-0 record wilted. Hopes for an undefeated season died in a heart- breaking 17-10 loss before 6000 fans. However, this could not spoil the entire year. The Viking tailbacks, ac- cording to Coach Tom Stokes, were the best VHS has ever had. For the first time he had used two tailbacks, Tim Johnson and Bruce Houston. Their ability was equal and they sub- stituted themselves into the games. Their running and passing accumulated 3212 net yards. Helping glean the 304 points was Team ' s hope shatters in final outtng all -state member, Jon Thiele, also vot- ed Viking of the Year. He gained 1626 yards in total offense. The leading re- ceiver was Marc Nelson, an all-con- ference member with 30 passes for 576 yards and nine touchdowns. " Porous " was not a word for the defensive line. Visitors crashed through their brick wall to make only 74 points. Leading in tackles was line- backer Greg Guastella, another all- state member. He played both offense and defense and had a total of 191 tackles. Helping him on defense were Rick Dofka and Dan Knezevich. Rated third in the state was the highest ranking attained by a VHS football team. Coach Stokes ' observa- tions at the end of the season were that there was an experienced player in every position and they didn ' t have size but had team speed. ABOVE: Varsity football team members are Row 1 : John Zaharias, Bruce Houston, Jeff Moser, Chris Dugan, Marc Nelson, Tim Johnson, Keith Bell, Tim O ' Conner, Larry Robinson. Row 2: Kit MacLean, Greg Guastella, Chuck Hazlett, Roger Tomlinson, Brian Brown, Kent Hoover, Joel Vickers, Dan Knezevich, Dan Louderback, Jon Thiele. Row 3: Rick Dofka, Jay Lund, Jerry Hiser, Jeff Gurtner, Bill Conover, Jack Mateer, Brad Wood, Don Albers, Jay Dix, Brian Lambert. Row 4: Jack Sawyer, Scott McDaniels, Randy Kerns, Dale Price, Randy Priano, Bruce Richart, Rick Baker, Harry Morris, Ty Sherer, Bob Pastor. Row 5: Jon Costas, Jim Karcher, Bill Reichard, Tim Silhavy, Larry Johnson, Marty Martin, Dan Wellsand, Dick Bailey, Ed Hickey, Greg Galasso. Row 6: Mgr. Bob Gast, Coaches Hoffman, Stanier, Stokes, Mgr. Don Sprat- ley. LEFT : Being one step behind, a Hobart pursuer watches the ball spiral into leading rusher, Jon Thiele ' s hands. 101 102 SWIMMING " You swim until you hate it. " — Greg Husarik. The 16-member swim team practiced two hours daily, double that when not in school. During practice sessions Coach Skip Bird watched his tankmen, hoping to whip a strong team into shape from mostly inex- perienced swimmers. He had only two se- niors and three lettermen left from 1973 ' s Sectional championship team, having lost three-fourths of the free and the entire medley relay team to graduation. Not to be daunted, the swimmers com- pensated for their inexperience and small number with extra energy, spirit, and com- radeship, breaking even with a 5-5 record. More important than the won-lost rec- ord, though, was the team ' s improvement on an individual basis. The Vikings finished fifth out of 11 teams at Sectional, sending four swimmers to State finals in Muncie, although none placed at State. BELOW: Keeping his arms and heels down, Joel Bretscher, second left, leans into his start in the 500 freestyle at Sectional. BELOW LEFT : Swim team members are Row 1 : Dave Blanck, Mike Mehler, Dean Hittinger, and Jim Woodruff. Row 2: Dave Hall, Larry Holm- gren, Dave Chael, and Greg Husarik. Row 3: Rob Rogers, Chris Sinclair, and Joe Savage. Row 4: Joel Bretscher, Tim Somers, Bob Maynard, Coach Skip Bird, and Mgr. Bob Chael. Tankers display pep, spirit VHS Opp. Munster 56 114 Merrillville 22 61 Warren Central 18 65 Culver 28 55 Kokomo 24 59 Hammond Tech 46 37 South Bend Washington 46 37 La Porte 65 107 Griffith 55 115 Renssalaer 44 36 Gary Wirt 56 23 Highland 60 107 Michigan City Marquette 75 26 South Bend Jackson 52 104 Bishop Noll 49 119 Sectional 2nd Conference 4th Vi u| 1 , ESTLl VHS OPP. Michigan City Elston 43 27 Michigan City Rogers 31 36 Chesterton 22 34 Hanover Central 50 11 Portage 21 32 River Forest 66 3 Hobart 18 44 East Gary 30 32 Twin Lakes 24 36 TOURNAMENTS Triple Dual 3rd Place Quad 2nd Place Duneland 4th Place Sectional 7th Place TOP: Wrenching and grimacing, Robin Gear tries to avoid his Chesterton opponent ' s flip. MIDDLE: Varsity wrestling team members are Row 1: Kyle Knoggle, Mgr., Larry Johnson, Doug Neal, Robin Gear, Charlie Cohen, Mark Canada, and Jeff Allen, Mgr. Row 2: Steve Krstovich, Jon Costas, Randy Kerns, Jeff Moser, Dale West, and Randy Priano. Row 3: Coach Charles Stanier. Chuck Hazlett, Jay Dix, and Coach Sid Reggie. ABOVE: JV wrestling team members are Row 1 : Mark Dofka, Bill Sengpiel, Bob Malackowski, Scott Miller, and Dale Heinrich. Row 2: Tim Silhavy, John Dorroll, Irvin Veatch, Jim Webb and Jim Smurdon. Row 3: Brad Staats, Mike Merle, Victor Nightingale, Ed Slingsby, and Chris Keller. Row 4: Doug Turner, Rodd Ritz, and Tom Pearson. JUNIOR VARSITY VHS OPP. Michigan City Elston 58 12 Michigan City Rogers 42 27 Chesterton 30 18 Hanover Central 60 6 Portage 27 24 River Forest 60 0 Hobart 20 30 East Gary 29 21 Crown Point Tourney 2nd Placs 104 WRESTLING Having only five seniors to work with, the varsity wrestling team had a building year a- head of them. There were some injuries which hurt them but, " overall, with the lack of experience, we did well, " noted Coach Sid Reggie. The team had strengths in the return of two Sectional placers, Randy Kerns and Jeff Moser, and in a newcomer, Dale West. West completed the regular season with an un- marred 16-0 record. Moser was close behind with a 14-2 record. Awards for the varsity team went to West for most takedowns and pins and to Moser for most valuable team member. West also was one of 13 Porter County wrestlers to make the All-Conference Mam. Junior varsity awards went to Mark Dofka for most takedowns and to Bill Sengpiel for most pins. Sectional placers were Randy Kerns, first place; Dale West, second place; Steve Krstovich, John Dorroll, and Tim Sil- havy, fourth place. Matmen lack seasoning LEFT While his Rogers foe tries to take him down, Steve Krstovich prepares for a successful counter-attack. BELOW: Undefeated during seasonal meets. Dale West, newcomer to VHS, attempts to turn his Ho- bart opponent over for a pin. BASKETBALL Green machine ignites during tourney games Retiring coach Virgil Sweet ' s last basket- ball team rallied to give him a " triumphant sendoff, surging all the wav to the semistate finals in Lafayette. The roundballers launched their drive in Viking gym, beating Portage 48-42 before a near-capacity Sectional crowd of 5200. Coach Sweet captured 14 out of 20 Sectional titles during his career at Valpo. Regional play started ominously as the team traveled to the Athletic and Convoca- tion Center in South Bend. Watches were stolen, people became sick— the Vikes began to feel jinxed. However, they displayed out- standing defense against North Judson and controlled the boards. Against South Bend, the Vikes dominated the first half and won with outstanding defense, and the ability to TOP RIGHT Rich Johnson wrestles down one of his six total rebounds in the first game at semistate. MIDDLE RIGHT: Showing a good defensive squeeze, Jeff Thomas and Joel Vickers pressure their Brickie opponent into giving up the ball to an open teammate. BOTTOM RIGHT : Near the end of the final semi- state battle. Dee Ciciora grabs a rebound as Rich Johnson and Joel Vickers try to assist make free throws under pressure. After winning only their second regional in 20 years, the Vikes moved on to Mackey Arena in Lafayette. There, they upset 8th ranked Lebanon 68-63. Joel Vickers, Bill Hart, Newt Brown, and Tom Rechlin played their last hardwood tilts for the Big Green in the final semistate con- test against Lafayette Jefferson The Vikes battled the favored Bronchos down to the two-minute mark, but lost, 62-72. " The team played well through the season and gained experience and put it together at tournament time, " noted Coach Sweet about the late season pick-up. Flashing back to regular season play, the Vikes ' most powerful weapon was on the free-throw line. They shot a .713 average. After losing to Lafayette Jeff, the season came to a close with a 17-10 record. Awards for the varsity basketball team went to Dee Ciciora for top scorer, free throw hitter, and rebounder, and to Joel Vickers for most field goals. All-Conference team members were Dee Ciciora, Newt Brown, and Joel Vickers. Portage VHS 47 OPP 60 Chesterton 58 61 Hobart 75 63 Hammond High 85 96 Kokomo 61 69 Hammond Morton 81 52 East Chicago Washington 49 55 La porte 73 68 Michigan City Rogers 82 69 Lew Wallace 72 62 Lafayette Jefferson 63 82 Hammond Noll 54 73 East Chicago Roosevelt 56 63 Gary Roosevelt 68 60 Munster 66 60 Crown Point 7 ££ TOURNEYS Thanksgiving Rensselaer 84 78 Winamac 92 71 Logansport Peru 50 62 Maconaquah 60 50 Sectional Portage 48 42 Wheeler 80 44 Chesterton 64 59 Regional North Judson 55 54 South Bend Adams 71 63 Semi -State Lebanon 68 63 Lafayette Jefferson 62 72 TOP: Initiating offensive strategy against Lebanon at semistate, Dee Ciciora passes the ball off to forward Newt Brown. LEFT: Because of his hustle and dedication. Coach Sweet named Bill Hart permanent team cap- tain MIDDLE: Varsity basketball team members and supporters are Row 1 : Joe Bolan, statistician, Lynn Thiele, Marianne Milianta, Rachel Bretscher, Linda House, and Linda Ficken, cheerleaders. Row 2: Coach Virgil Sweet, Jeff Thomas, Dee Ciciora, Don Rose, Dick Trump, Bill Hart, and Joel Vick- ers Row 3: Asst. Principal C J. Doane, Coach Dale Ciciora, Tom Rechlin, Will Bartelmo, Mark Allen Rich Johnson, Asst Principal James McMichael, Tom Burkett, Newt Brown, and Principal Garth Johnson. ABOVE: With Bishop Noll enemies pursuing him, forward Newt Brown drives in toward the basket ABOVE: Varsity seven-footer Don Rose starts the game on a good note as he out -jumps the opposing center. ABOVE RIGHT: Junior Varsity cheerleaders and basketball team members are Row 1 : Paula Brown, Peggy Ernst, Barb Mieczenkowski, Kim Stalbaum, Beth Wilson, and Lori Pollock. Row 2: Aaron Curtis, Phil Koenig, Dale Hughes, Tom Selby, Jim Squire, coaches Lew Rhinehart and Dale Ciciora, Jim Golding, George Spore, Mike Marasco, Matt Martin, and Will Bartelmo. Row 3: Tom Smith, Kurt Jamison, Keith Koch, Tom Dixon, Brian Stombaugh, Gil Clifford, Brian Brown, David Rose, Jerry Thomas, David Telschow, Coy Tray- wick, David Thiele, Bob Johnson, and Steve Mey- er. RIGHT: High-leaping Kurt Jamison tries to slam his opponent ' s jump shot away from the basket. 108 JV BASKETBALL Opponent VHS OPP Portage 42 51 Chesterton 53 51 Hobart 60 48 Hammond High 67 73 Kokomo 60 43 Hammond Morton 78 48 E. C. Washington 32 61 LaPorte 65 60 M. C. Rogers 50 33 Lew Wallace 58 53 Lafayette Jeff 39 49 Hammond Noll 35 44 E. C. Roosevelt 52 57 Gary Roosevelt 53 52 Munster 55 38 Crown Point 51 44 TOURNAMENTS LaPorte 53 55 Portage 44 54 East Gary 51 28 Rensselaer 51 44 Determination - factor in season What the Junior Varsity Basketball team lacked in strength, they made up for in determination. This year ' s team was without overall height and quickness. But a willingness of the players to give their best and work hard, was one of the factors in their 12-8 record. Coach Dale Ciciora said, " Some of the players were not physically mature and were overpowered. With weightwork and more practice, they should catch up physical- ly. " One thing that hurt them this year were injuries to key players. Offensive weapons Jerry Thomas and Mark Allen were hurt before the season was over. Also, other players were ill for a few of the games. Thomas suffered an ankle injury which caused him to miss the last seven games of the year. Even though he played in just 13 games, he ended up top scorer, 184 points, and second leading rebounder, 93, on the team for the season. A sometimes unstable defense was made stronger with the outstanding play of Bob Johnson. Johnson grabbed 80 rebounds and played a good all around defense. Other outstanding players included Brian Brown with 101 rebounds and Will Bartel- mo assisting 100 times on baskets. ABOVE LEFT: 5 ' 4 " Will Bartelmo watches the ball go through the hoop after he shoots a lay-up. LEFT : As teammates tensely look on, sophomore Tom Dixon muscles down one of his 77 rebounds of the year. 109 BASEBALL Incomplete field upsets players Before they played their first game, the varsity baseball team had suffered a loss. As the season opened on April 2, the much promised and talked about baseball field was not completed, or even started. Coach Pat Murphy said, " It was due to a ' lack of communication ' between contrac- tors and the Valparaiso Community Schools Administration that the diamond was not playable for the 1974 season. " Playing their first 10 games on foreign soil began to have an effect as they lost seven of these away games. Reluctantly, the team returned to play home games at Rotary Field. The bats of Rick Dofka, Larry Robinson, and Dan Wellsand spoke for themselves as all three had averages of over .400. Inconsistent fielding and errors plagued the Vikes in the early going. By sectional time, however. Coach Murphy felt that everyone had " come around. " The junior varsity team really didn ' t have power hitters this year and it hurt them when they needed the runs. However, Kurt 110 Jamison, Dave Shaffer and Dale Hughes did great work on the mound, and were the main factors in the team ' s wins. TOP: The Junior Varsity baseball team members are Row 1 : Marlon Dutcher, Charlie Graves, Brian Stombaugh, Ron Veatch, Dave Shaffer, Jeff Ed- wards, Bob Sepanski, Dale Heinrich, Mike Mehler. Row 2: Coach Charles Geiss, Mark Dofka, Bob Johnson, Bob Malackowski, Jon Uban, Dale Hughes, Tom Selby, Steve Beach and Steve Brown. TOP RIGHT: As the pitch is thrown, junior var- sity player Mark Dofka speeds for 2nd. ABOVE RIGHT: Mike Potee slides safely home past the Wheeler catcher in Valpo ' s victory. BOTTOM: Different batting styles are evident as Dan Wellsand, Jerry Hlser, Bob Mertz, and Rick Dofka all try fdr that " glorious home-run. " BELOW LEFT. Hurler Jay Lund ' s clutch pitching helps the Vikes hold on to a 6-5 victory after a Wheeler rally in the final inning. MIDDLE LEFT: Dan Knezevich anxiously aviaits the chance to steal second base after his walk to first. LEFT: Varsity baseball team members are Row 1 : Tom Murphy, Jerry Hiser, Tom Yates, Marc Nelson, Bill Reichard, Rick Dofka, and Coach Pat Murphy. Row 2: Melvin Rakoczy, Rich Johnson, Don McLean, Larry Robinson, Dan Knezevich, Mark Thune, Dan Wellsand, Jay Lund, Bob Mertz, Jim Woodruff, Mike Potee, and Scott McCray. VARSITY VHS OPP Griffith 1 2 East Gary (DH) 5 7 3 4 Hammond Morton 2 3 Plymouth 3 5 Highland 6 2 Crown Point (DH) i 5 6 10 Plymouth 7 2 Emerson 3 2 Michigan City Rogers 4 5 South Bend St. Joe (DH) 7 2 6 7 Hobart 12 2 Chesterton 1 10 Logansport (DH) 3 7 11 8 Wheeler 6 5 Michigan City Rogers 7 0 Wheeler 5 4 Portage 6 7 Hobart 0 0 Michigan City Marquette (DH) 2 1 10 2 Chesteron 0 1 Hobart 10 2 Portage 4 1 JUNIOR VARSITY Highland 3 4 Griffith 1 2 Chesterton 4 5 East Gary (DH) 5 11 10 5 Lake Central 5 6 Munster 7 10 Munster (DH) 4 10 5 3 Hobart 1 0 Logansport (DH) 1 2 0 10 Portage 2 4 Michigan City Rogers 0 2 Portage 3 8 VHS OPP Lake Central 108 69 Hammond Morton 57 Lowell 22 Munster 26 32 Chesterton 30 Jennings County 59 50 Lake Central 95 45 East Gary 13 Oregon Davis 90 35 Hammond Noll 33 Lew Wallace 70 61 Plymou th 28 Calumet 88 37 River Forest 33 Michigan City Elston 107 18 Chesterton Relays 1st 8 teams LaPorte Relays 1st 8 teams Valparaiso Relays 2nd 8 teams Duneland Conference 2nd Sectional 4th 18 teams 112 ABOVE: Bill Conover starts the journey up for a 6 ' 1 ” high jump. TOP RIGHT : Muscles and face tensely set, Jim Panter begins his wind-up for the discus throw. ABOVE RIGHT : Kevin Anderson, just recovered from a sprained ankle, bounds over the low hurdles with a time of 22.4 seconds. RIGHT : Junior varsity runner Efres Belmonte gets an early jump on his Michigan City opponents in the 100-yard d8sh. TRACK Cindermen have excellent year Speed plus depth was the winning com- bination the track team used for an out- standing year. The team was strong in almost all events and in the regular season, amassed nine firsts, two seconds, and one third place. In the Sectional meet at Gary Roosevelt, the Vik- ings finished fourth out of 18 teams. Also, Jeff Thomas, Bruce Houston, Jon Thiele, Jeff Moser, and Brad Wood qualified for Regional competition. Three records fell during the course of the year. First, Keith Bell broke the school record for the high hurdles with a time of 15.0 seconds. Then in the Duneland Con- ference meet, Jon Thiele topped it with a 14.9 second time. In field events, Bruce Houston vaulted 13 feet 7 inches to break the old record of 13 feet. The Vikes weaknesses were the 440 and 880 yard races. Assistant Coach Mark Hoff- man attributed this to the fact that Newt Brown and Mike Daly were the only out- standing distance runners on the team. The shot-put, however, was an event that got better as the season progressed. By the year ' s end, Randy Kerns and Efres Belmonte had " come on strong.” LEFT: Track team members are Row 1: Will Bar- telmo, Tim Noonan, Dale Lamberson, John Zaha- rias. Matt Martin, Kyle Kingsburg, Peter Lund and Efres Belmonte. Row 2: Jordan Butt, Aaron Cur- tis, Dave Ladd, Jim Karcher, Tom Smith, Bart Shutts, Newt Brown, Bruce Houston, and Jim Panter. Row 3: Paul Thune, Bill Barros, Jeff Moser, Keith Redelman, Jerry Kilgour, Curt Brown, Bill Conover, Jon Thiele, Mike Daly, Coaches Mark Hoffman and Ed Tower. Row 4: Jeff Thomas. Scott McDaniel, Kevin Anderson, Mark Allen, Bill Barker, Keith Bell, Damon Sundin, Bill Hart, Dan Manogg, Randy Kerns, and Brad Wood. LEFT: In a rare appearance, pole vaulter Bruce Houston leaps 19 feet in the broad jump. INSERT: Straining for the extra inches, Dale Lamberson bounds 17 feet. RIGHT : Preparing to sink a 7-foot putt, Jack King practices this critical phase of golfing. BELOW: Getting caught in one of the sand traps at Forest Park, Rich Rush executes a perfect chip shot. Merrillville VHS L Portage W Hobart W LaPorte and Plymouth w Munster L Chesterton w Portage L Michigan City Rogers W Michigan City Elston w Chesterton w LaPorte L Portage w Hobart L Lake Central W Lake Hills Invitational 2nd 20 Michigan City Rogers W Andrean W Merrillville W GOLF Facing a treacherous sand trap, or water hazard or tensing up before a decisive putt: the 1974 golf team was aware of the con- centration to be successful. " These areas are placed where a slight error in judgement would land in a hazard as a penalty, " coach Cain said. With three returning lettermen. Jack King, Mark Murphy and Rich Rush, the team be- gan swinging their clubs at the beginning of April. Along with the lettermen, three others rounded out the Varsity squad-Martin Kell- er, Dick Baily, and Ken Bell. The team completed with a winning sea- son, 9 wins and 4 losses. The best meet was against Chesterton where they beat the school record by 65 points with a 244 score. The old record was 309. LEFT: Brad Keller lines up his putt previous to falling just short of a birdie. ABOVE: Golf team members are Row 1 : Kevin Brissette, Gary Rush, Chris Vaughn, and Bruce Nelson. Row 2: Dick Baiiey, Rich Rush, Mark Murphy, Jack King, and Ken Bell. Concentration — key to success 115 ABOVE: Sue Hauber personifies victory following a tri-meet with Chesterton and Portage in the VHS gym. ABOVE RIGHT : Polishing their techniques, Mary Beth Waldschmidt and Lyn Jennings take turns shipping. RIGHT: In order to out-maneuver Chesterton, Patti Strikwerda prepares to spike the ball. 116 Opponent A team B team Hammond Gavit L L Griffith W L Hobart ‘w W Wheeler w W Washington Township w w East Chicago Washington W L East Gary L L Portage w L Chesterton w W Munster L L Gary Wirt w W Michigan City Rogers w w Culver w w LaPorte w w Chesterton w w Crown Point w w River Forest w w ABOVE RIGHT: Volleyball team members are Row 1 : Ellen Napolillo, Beth Wilson, and Lynn Grieger. Row 2: Cheryl Zoll, Cindy Pavlick, Renee McGaffic and Cindy Eckert. Row 3: Coach Karen Niksch, Sue Hauber, Carol Klemz, Carolyn Schnure, Jane Findling, Martha Trapp and Coach Nancy Walsh. Girls ' sports boom Infuriated by lack of recognition and en- thusiasm for their sport, a determined group of basketball players stormed former vice- principal Beau Christian ' s office in the spring of 1973, demanding to be heard. At a con- ference with Principal Garth Johnson they listed their complaints: not enough time allotted for using the gym for practice, ex- clusion from the sports banquet, and no commendation. They got results-in basket- ball, and in all girls ' sports. " The girls are excited this year. You can see the administra- tion is trying to help them along more than they ever have, " said senior basketball team member Karen Maiers. 1973-74 was the opening year for inter- scholastic golf. Of 57 girls going out for th€ two fall sports, only two joined the golf team. Lyn Jennings, junior, and Mary Beth Waldschmidt, senior, placed third out of three teams at their only scheduled meet. They were not allowed to play in Sectionals because rules required five girls per team. Volleyball claimed 96 per cent of fall sport hopefuls. Divided into " A " and " B " teams, each girl had a chance to be a leader because captains were rotated with each game. Teamwork and enthusiasm combined resulted in 14 wins and three losses for the " A " team. The " B " team collected 11 wins and six losses. VOLLEYBALL GOLF BASKETBALL New | format brings action Girls ' basketball initiated a whole new format. The old rules governing movements across the center line were scrapped, adding the excitement and action of regulation play to the girls ' game. The Viqueens had their work cut out for them, trying to compile a record compar- able to 1973 ' s 9-1 . While the A team com- pleted the season with a 10-3 record, the B team had to struggle for their first win, against Lowell, after losing six games in a row. The B team closed with a 2-8 record. During the season, the 22-member teams practiced to develop shooting skills and agility. They also scrimmaged in practice, helping each other both on defensive moves and offensive accuracy. TOP LEFT : Basketball A team members are Row 1: Sharon O ' Keefe, Renee McGaffic, Carol Woy- | cik, Bridget Casey, Ruth Baumann, Mgr. Row 2: I Martha Trapp. Cathy Shutts, Jane Findling, Karen Maiers, Carolyn Schnure, Cindy Hess, Ria Trump, Kim Fait, Mgr. Coach Lorrie Woycik. LEFT : After shooting from the 19-foot mark, Cathy Shutts watches the trajectory of the ball to the basket. BELOW: Trying to out jump her Wheeler oppo- nent Jane Findling carefully aims for two points. LEFT : Carol Woyclk comes in for another score as the Vikings stomp Wheeler 58-15. BELOW: Scurrying past her enclosing adversaries Renee McGaffic works to keep the ball in her pos session. BELOW LEFT : Basketball B team members are Row 1 : Cheryl Zoll, Lori Pollock, Sue Hummel, Laura Massom, Sue Lefler. Row 2: Cindy Pav- lick, Cindy Hanson, Karen Pullins, Carolyn Schnure, Debbie Hildreth, Donna Furman, and Coach Lorrie Woycik. Opponent A team B team Gary Wirt W L Hammond Morton L L Wheeler W East Gary W L Culver w Washington Township L Hammond Gavit L L River Forest W L Lowell w W Chesterton w L Kouts w W Portage w L TOURNAMENT VHS Opp. East Gary 40 24 Hammond Morton 44 46 119 GYMNASTICS SWIMMING Novices sparkle on land and sea Considering that they were both only in their second year, the girls ' swimming and gymnastics teams sparkled through winning seasons. Coach Carolyn Polite ' s swimmers, cap- tained by Rachel Bretscher, completed a highly successful 9-3 season. Sporting five seniors, the girls lost only to Munster and to the tough South Bend teams. At season ' s end, diver Carol Bartholomew and the 400-yd. free relay of Rachel Bret- scher, Linda Warwick, Audrey Krosnowski, and Sue Poncher went to state. Stephanie Gabram accompanied them as alternate. The relay placed fourth. Back on land, the gymnastics team was proud to compete on an equal basis with more experienced teams. Lisa Fischer said, ' The coaching was really good and with the team being so new, it was great that we could get out there and show everyone that we could do it. " Anita Gorecki and Sheryl Gabram went to Regional, Anita on the uneven parallel bars and Sheryl on the balance beam, but neither placed. The girls finished the season with four firsts, two seconds, and one third. TOP LEFT : Performing her sole circle dismount on the uneven parallel bars, Anita Gorecki shows off her Sectional title style. LEFT : Gymnastics team members are Row 1 : Elaine Kaminski, Beth Wilson, Jan Pearson, Kathy Stone, and Kim Nelson. Row 2: Coach Sue Ras- mussen, Sheryl Gabram, Sarah Woodrow, Paula Brown, Barb Mieczenkowski, Apryl Butt, Lisa Fischer, Bobbie Raelson, and Coach Sue Vaughn. Row 3: Lynn Thiele, Jean Ernst, Jennifer Butt, Kerry Roberts, Anita Gorecki, Mary Jo Ketch- mark, and Debi Purden. Row 4: Peggy Ernst, Kate Bartelmoand Karen Brisette. OPPONENT PLACE Munster 1 Chesterton Merrillville 3 Portage 2 Lowell 1 LaPorte 1 Crown Point 1 Highland Wirt 2 ABOVE LEFT: Clustered around Coach Polite, girls’ swim team members psyche up before the South Bend meet. LEFT Alternate Sectional finalist Stephanie Gab- ram twists to coordinate her backstroke. BELOW LEFT: Lisa Fischer performs a front walkover during her intermediate routine in floor exercise. BELOW: Swim team members are Row 1 : Chris Pabich, Mary Rose Dougherty, Linda Warwick, Ruth Bihlman, Linda Long, Debbie Ikeda, and Kathy Snell. Row 2: Marcee Nightingale, Diane Pierce, Mary Ann McCord, Stephanie Gabram, Rachel Bretscher, Audrey Krosnowski, Sue Ponch- er, Carol Bartholomew, and Kim Kohlhoff. Row 3: Coach Carolyn Polite, Diane Long, Jackie Hreha, Sharon Hauber, Judy Golding, Diane Coppage, Lee Wieland, Wendy Brown, JoEllen Murphy, and Kathy Keck. Munster VHS 68 OPP 43 Lowell 72 50 Merrillville 88 36 Culver 87 35 South Bend Clay 47 79 South Bend Jackson 45 77 Michigan City Marquette 75 20 Chesterton 67 55 Munster 60 55 Lowel 1 70 52 Merrillville 80% 41% Portage 78 35 TENNIS TRACK Teams prove powerful The 1974 girls tennis team smashed their way to an 8-1 record. Their only loss, to Munster, was revenged later in the season when they beat them 7-0. With the school ' s tennis courts finally playable, the girls had a new locale for their matches. Long hours of practice, and calesthenics helped the team place first in Sectionals and send their 1 single (Barb Miezcenkowski) and doubles team (Liz Trapp and Vicki Ferklic) on to Regionals. Barb Miezcenkow- ski then advanced on to State action. Awards went to Barb Miezenkowski, out- standing tennis player and Faith Huck for sportsmanship. Even on days too wet or cold to be out- side, the girls track team practiced for two hours. The long and grueling practices paid off for them as the team compiled 15 wins and 3 losses. Valpo sent 11 girls to Sectionals. They won the first IHSAA Girls Track Sectional and Sharon Hauber was individual champ. Sharon was the only double winner by win- ning the softball throw and long jump. She was also named outstanding track athlete. " I don ' t see myself as an individual winner because there is no ' I ' in track. We won as a team, " she replied. ABOVE: Track team members are Row 1 : Kate Bartelmo, Carol Woycik, Valerie Vas, and Renee McGaffic. Row 2: Marianne Milianta, Beth Wilson, Sue Hauber, Sarah Matern, and Kim Nelson. Row 3: Patti Strikwerda, Terry Birky, Sheryl Blaney, and Jayne Strikwerda. Row 4: Sharon Hauber, Carolyn Schnure, Wendy Brown, Debbie Hildreth, and Jane Findling. ABOVE RIGHT: After receiving the handoff from Marianne Milianta in the 880-yard relay, Carolyn Schnure sprints to a second place against Lowell. RIGHT : Bundled up to keep in the warmth, Deb- bie Hildreth grimaces as she shot puts 22% feet. 122 VHS OP P. Crown Point 39% 61 River Forest 22% Washington Township 86 24% Wheeler 11% Hobart 70 30 Merrillville 23 Lowell 50% 55% East Gary 15 Portage 51 50 Hobart 22 Lake Central 61 37 Hobart 31 Chesterton 127 111 Lowell 66 Hobart 49 Kouts 8 Munster 40 VHS OPP Chesterton 6 1 Munster 3 4 Highland 5 2 Portage 5 2 Highland 5 2 Chesterton 6 1 Portage 7 0 Munster 7 0 Sectional 1st ABOVE: Going for a low volley, Vicki Ferklic stretches to slam the ball cross-court. ABOVE RIGHT: Tennis team members are Row 1: Liz Trapo. Barb Miezcenkowski, Peggy Ernst, Vicki Ferklic, Mary Beth Waldschmidt, Cindy Hess, and Cathy Cannon. Row 2: Mindy Ohler, Carol Bartholemew, Kathy Keck, Karen Warwick, Robin Sanderson, Kim Bergslein, Jo Ellen Murphy, and Kendra Lmdburg. Row 3: Kathy Snell, Jennifer Butt, Marianne McCord, Sally Hallam, Deanna Troy, Faith Huck, Coach Steve Doak, Debbie Ica- dia, Kelly Murphy, Chris Pabich, Bridget Casey, Cindy Reif, and Marla Tiebert. RIGHT. Executing a two-handed backhand, Sec- tional winner Liz Trapp volleys before gaining match point. Crowds resist squads ' efforts Senior cheerleaders prepared for their last game six times. Thinking the first game of Sectional would be their last, they were surprised as the basketball team kept win- ning. School spirit surged upward, too. During the regular season, however, one Varsity cheerleader commented, " I yell as loud as I can and I can ' t make them open their mouths. " Spectators simply did not participate in cheering and the 11 JV and Varsity cheerleaders ended up feeling dis- illusioned. While cheerleaders found spectator spirit lagging before the tourney began, the Vik- ettes seemed to be equally as spiritless. Some Vikettes didn ' t show up for games and the others felt exasperated with their nonchalant attitude. Mary Beth Waldschmidt, a three- year Vikette member, said a reason for this was that the rules had gotten looser since she was a sophomore and the girls got away with more. TOP: During a time-out of the Hobart game, JV cheerleaders Peggy Ernst, Barb Mieczenkowski, Kim Stalbaum, Lori Pollock, Paula Brown and Beth Wilson exhibit one of their we 1 1 -re hearsed routines. LEFT : At the start of the Calumet football game, the Varsity cheerleaders try to coax the crowd into cheering. FAR LEFT: Marianne Milianta (top) and Lynn Thiele radiate spirit at the Hobart game. LEFT : Disappointment, determination, and hope-the emotions of cheerleaders are expressed in the faces of Rachel Bretscher, Linda Ficken, Linda House, Marianne Milianta, and Lynn Thiele. BELOW: Gail Edwards and the other 27 Vikettes brave chill winds and muddy fields to perform during halftime at football games. BOTTOM: The Vikettes await the cue to begin their portion of the entertainment at the Home- coming game. A ' J TOP LEFT : Greg Guastella searches for an open man while Kent Pollock and teammate try to steal the ball away. TOP RIGHT: Concentrating on the basket, Dan Knezevich prepares to shoot a free-throw. RIGHT : Art Kenworthy maneuvers the ball past Jim Karcher in an attempt to score. ABOVE: Trapped by defensive players, Larry Robinson looks for a teammate to take the ball. 126 INTRAMURALS Competing for fun instead of recog- nition, 92 players participated in the intramural program this year. In the latter part of February, all of the teams battled in a tournament. Team 1, consisting of Tim Johnson (captain), Jon Thiele, Scott Christian, Rick Dofka, Mike Tanck, Jim Daly, and John Hopkins, defeated Greg Guastel- la ' s team 7 for the tournament cham- 92 compete for " kicks " pionship. The game ended with a 41- 36 score. In the semi-finals, team 1 defeated team 3, 48-46, and team 7 squeezed by team 2, 38-37. Regular season play concluded with Mark Sommers ' team in first place with a 17-4 record. Team 1 followed, 15-6, and team 3, third with a 14-7 record. In the scoring department, Mike Daly amassed 445 points in the regular season for the leading scorer title. Keith Bell was second with 407 and Jordon Butt made 399. Bill Eberle was named best sportsman. Team Won Loss T. Johnson— 1 15 6 M. Sommers— 2 17 4 T. Murphy— 3 14 7 K. Bell-4 10 11 D. McLean-5 4 17 T. Underwood— 6 7 14 G. Guastella— 7 10 11 M. Nelson-8 7 14 LEFT : Members of teams 4 and 5 tensely await the tip-off from centers Mark Banschbach and Curt Brown. BELOW LEFT: Tournament champs are Tim Johnson (captain), Jim Daly, Rick Dofka, Mike Tanck, Scott Christian, Jon Thiele, and John Hop- kins. . . . faculty and students . . . individuals . . . . . . trying to separate true identities from labels: jock, head, underachiever, overachiever, rahrah, ‘a real problem’ . . . . . . either being positive of who you are or totally in the dark . . . . . . teaching: really caring vs . . . facing 1 25 students per day . . . confronting sullenness, boredom, indifference . . . . . . struggling to hold their interest and attention . . . . . . testing . . . seeing how far you can go . . . . . . how much you can get away with . . . learning from your students . . . . . who is the real teacher? . . . ALBUM • ALBUM • ALBUM • 129 Principal takes up teaching Administration Sixth hour accounting students experi- enced a surprise when second semester be- gan: Principal Garth Johnson went back to the classroom, teaching one class of account- ing. Dennis Strege, one of Mr. Johnson ' s stu- dents, said, " He ' s just like any other teach- er. " One disadvantage Mr. Johnson noticed was that teaching one hour per day was time-consuming in terms of grading assign- ments and tests. But he felt it was " a bene- ficial experience " and " good to understand teachers and students. " While school officials dealt directly with the student body, the school board made its policy decisions from a more remote stand- point. They were concerned with the entire school system, not just VHS, and therefore had to consider what was best for the young- er students in town, too. A new member, Mrs. Bonnie Albert, took over the position Mr. Bill Wellman vacated when his term ex- pired last July. Mr. James McMichael came to VHS from Shelbyville, Indiana, and re- placed Mr. Beau Christian as vice-principal. ABOVE: School board members are Row 1: Mann Spitler, Bonnie Albert and James Christy. Row 2: Dean Kohlhoff, Charles Bowman, and James Risk, Superintendent. 130 131 McMichael fills v - principal post LEFT: Cooks are Row 1: Janet Spratley, Linnea Schlobohm, Sandy Leininger, Jo Ann Taylor. Roberta Ingram, and Kiko Dawson. Row 2: Pearl Glasser, Sylvia Aaron, Marcelle Herman, Vivian Ludington, Audrey Shefchik, Susanne Dunlap, and Mary Ritchie. Faculty Staff prepares NCA evaluation Eleven new teachers joined the staff, making it the largest turnover in VHS his- tory. The faculty saw still more changes take place in the curriculum. English, sci- ence, and history teachers spent the summer working individually and in groups, adding new courses and rewriting old ones. Besides coping with their usual teaching duties and curriculum changes, the faculty worked in committees to prepare for NCA evaluations in late April, 1974. North Central Association is an accredit- ing association for secondary schools and colleges in the 19 north central states. Every seven years, NCA committees evaluate mem- ber schools to determine if they are fulfilling the criteria the association has set. Teachers kept the community informed of their activities. They hosted businessmen on Business in Education Day, appeared on radio talk shows, and spoke at Kiwanis and Rotary meetings. Karen Alexander, i Journalism 134 Doris Hildreth, Health Occupation 135 Teachers inform community about school Joseph Civics, I Ruth Laube, Business r ■ T 1 OOT OO + 0 Judith Lebryk, English V 136 137 Seniors Impatience, Nostalgia characterize class More than any other class, seniors felt pent-up in school and anticipated summer— summer meant graduation. Expecting special privileges, seniors dis- covered they were treated no different- ly than everyone else. Carole Laughery said that being a senior was " not what it ' s put up to be. They should be al- lowed to have mo ' re privileges like get- ting out early if they have plans other than jobs. " Trent Williamson agreed, saying school was " too restrictive. Se- niors should be allowed to graduate mid-term if they want to. " Several students who had enough credits and had taken all of their re- quired courses left early in the day to take classes at Valparaiso University. Taking college courses was an op- portunity for growth, but it could also have adverse affects: " After the time I spent at VU during the first semester, my high school courses seem a little unfulfilling. I have real pro blems stay- ing motivated to learn and keeping a positive attitude, " Keith Wetmore maintained. With the start of second semester, the realization that graduation was only four months away hit home. Those who planned to enter college in the fall had been sending in their ap- plications and visiting campuses; when they received notification of accep- tance at their chosen colleges, they felt even more impatient. " I don ' t feel like working hard anymore because they don ' t even pay any attention to your grades from second semester, anyway, " said Brian Lambert. Those whose plans didn ' t include college prepared for jobs or marriage by taking industrial arts, business, and home economics courses. But, no matter where the seniors were headed after high school and regardless of their feeling of impa- tience and boredom, they occasionally felt nostalgic about their high school days. " I ' m glad to be getting out, but at the same time I appreciate being at school with my friends. We ' ll never be together like this again, " said Karen Anderson. Wendolyn Adams Ann Adgate Barbara Altendorf Karen Anderson Randy Armstrong Renee Arnold Kerry Aszman Mari Baalsrud Margaret Bailey Ellen Bain Mark Banschbach Janet Barile Debra Barkley John Bartholomew Ruth Baumann Christopher Beach Jill Bean Pamela Bean Keith Bell Becky Bennett 138 Thomas Bessler Julie Bibler Deborah Billue Mark Birmingham Richard Black Robin Blastick Deborah Bohlmann John Bostic James Bradney Mark Breitzke Rachel Bretscher Bonnie Brown Curtis Brown Matt Brown Newton Brown William Brown Michael Brownell Nancy Buck Katherine Burchuk Karen Burey Greg Burgess Tony Campolattara Cathy Cannon Jamie Cannon Wendolyn Casbon Sean Casey Russel Chester Nick Chuich Deborah Church Gary Church Margaret Clark Kathleen Clauss Martha Clendenin Vicki Clickovich James Clifford 139 Seniors Soon-to-be-graduated anticipate year ' s end Edward Cobb Camille Cohen Karrie Collins White Carrole Combs Barry Corsbie Julie Curtis Jaime Daines Michael Daly Jane Daniely Julie Dawson Kirby Dawson Karen DeMeo Dawn Dobbins Diana Dobbins Donna Doering Norman Doering Richard Dofka Carol Dorroll Rebecca Duford Christopher Dugan Mary Dykes William Eberle Kevin Eckstrom Pamela Edge comb Gail Edwards Michael Egolf Rebecca Ehrstein Douglas Eldridge Leslee Ellis Michael Emerson 140 William Erea Annette Ernst Joseph Evert Deborah Excell Kimberly Fait Nancy Fandl Mary Farney Eileen Fasel Suzanne Ferklic Brian Fero Linda Ficken Jane Findling Diane Finney Dennis Forbes Wendy Ford John Franzen Margaret Frazier Connie Fryer Stephanie Gabram Marian Gallagher Diane Gannon Chrystie Garbison Dawn Gardin 141 Seniors Sfreaking, overalls emerge as new fads Sherri Garrison Robert Gast Richard Gast Donald Gear Thomas Gehring Nancy Gertsmeier Richard Getz Judith Golding Cheryl Gorub Franklin Gram Gail Grandfield Richard Graves David Gray Michael Grcich Brenda Green Kevin Green Joseph Griffin Kathleen Griffin Karen Grogg Leonard Gross Gregory Guastella Jo Gunsaulus Oscar Gutierrez David Hall James Hampson Ann Handschy William Hart Nancy Hartman Charles Hartz Jeffrey Hartz 142 Susan Haub er Dean Hawkins Michelle Hayes Charles Hazlett Cheryl Heavilin Robert Heinrich Leslie Henderson Donna Hendrich Donald Hewlett Robert Hill Jill Hohneck Kenton Hoover Kurt Hospers Linda House Bruce Houston Deanna Howard Marianne Howard Larry Hoyt Tracy Hoyt Jacquelin Hreha Lisa Hrycak Deborah Huber Faith Huck Robert Hummel Pamela Hundt Gamblin Kevin Hunter Cathy Hurst Edith Johnson Timothy Johnson Crystal Jones Jerry Jones Julie Kaluzny Linda Kauffman Jan Keen Martin Keller 143 Seniors Veterans look forward to jobs, college Elizabeth Kennedy Allen Kent Arthur Kenworthy Timothy Kern Cheryl I Kerns Andrea Kerr Debra Kibble John King Eckhard Kirch John Klipstine ABOVE : Between classes, Jane Findling finds it faster to " ride the rails. " 144 Dan Knezevich David Koshuta David Kraft Randall Kraisinger Lynda Krawczyk Stephen Krstovich Debra Krueger Vicki Krueger Susan Kruse David Ladd Brian Lambert Walter Lambert Colleen Landry Michael Langer Deborah Lanyi Donald Larr Carole Laughery Barbara Lawrence Joseph Lemke Douglas Lemster John Lewis Eric Liebig Kendra Lindberg Daniel Long Gloria Lopez Harrington Irene Lopez Daniel Louderback Beverly Ludington Raymond Maas Norman MacLean Robin MacLean Karen Maiers Robert Mammarella Charles Manogg Harry Manolopoulos 145 Seniors Upperclassmen prove knowledge pays off Janie Marquart Casa Marshall Cheryl Martin Kim Masters Jody Matchett William Matsey Ronald Maxey Sheree Maxwell Sally Mays Marguerite McAfee Richard McCasland Carole McDonald Renee McGaffic Mary McGuire Donald McLean Colin McNamara Diana Mead William Mertz Mark Meyer Anne Milianta Mary Ann Milianta Janeanne Miller Wayne Minix Jeffrey Mishler John Mitchell John Moore Jeffrey Moser Julie Murphy Mark Murphy Thomas Murphy Wendy Murvihill Janis Naillieux Susan Nebe Marc Nelson Susan Nevitt Steven Nichols Dallis Nisley Larry Nowlin Timothy Nowlin Mary Nuland Barbara O ' Brien Tim O ' Connor Deborah Oleson Ronnie Oleson Gregory 01 in Robert Olsen Jill Olson Barbara Parkes Dianne Pearce Leonard Pera Lawanna Perkins Linda Peterson Philipp Pflughaupt Frederick Phillips Richard Pinkerton Charles Polarek Kent Pollock Kathy Pool Barbara Pritchard Gary Pullins William Rader Vernon Rainey Rhonda Raschke Thoms Rechlin Micheal Reed 147 Seniors Michigan weekends draw 1 8 -year olds Rachelle Reinhold Kevin Reynolds Timothy Reynolds Richard Rigby William Risk Todd Ritz Larry Robinson Terri Robinson Rickard Romanenko Wanda Roof ABOVE: Taking a break during study hall, Julie Curtis shows her strength by beating Bob Hill in arm wrestling. Patricia Rooney Jeffrey Rothman Nancy Rough Susan Ruge Richard Rush Micheal Savarese William Sawyer William Scott Jeffery Sederberg Kevin Selby Susan Sengpiel Cathy Shutts Jeffery Siemion Joseph Silhavy Douglas Simmons Terri Skingley William Slingerland Phyllis Slingsby Kathleen Smith Linda Smith Judith Snodgrass Ann Solomon lone Sommers Mark Sommers Jill Sorenson Donald Spratley Mary Staley Christopher Steck Catherine Steele Barbara Stordeur Dennis Strege Douglas Strehler Beverly Strikwarda Sherry Strikwarda Michael Struwin Seniors 83 choose co-op for head start on work Mara Swanson Sandra Sweet Steven Szajko Kuniko Tanaka Charles Taylor Sharon Taylor Susan Taylor Aurelia Terlicher Jonathan Thiele Andrew Thiry Paul Thune Roger Tomlinson Martha Trapp Richard Trapp Thomas Underwood Marva Ungurait Kimberly Uriss David Urschel Kathy VanPelt Joel Vickers Richard Vitoux Michael Vogel Mary Waldschmidt Beth Walsh David Weinhold Keith Wetmore Mark Wheeland John Williams John Williamson Trent Williamson Wayne Williamson Donna Wood Lorraine Wyse Jeffrey Young Robert Young John Zaharias Deborah Zehner Alan Zell Vickie Zell Thomas Ziliak Seniors Not Pictured Keith Airey Laura Allen James Ashbaugh John Beck Danny Bennett Rebecca Berg Clarence Cheney Jeffrey Daly David DeFries David Eng Paul Evans Kevin Fitzerald Vianne Foldesy David Frame Mark Goodrich Mary Here Jeffrey Kalmer Kevin Kuzemda Bradley Lindemann Vernon Marrell Greg Michiaels Virgil Montgomery Sue Moreland Steven Moyer David Reed Linda Resteau Raymond Ritchie James Saunders Gregory Scott Jackie Stalbaum Gerald Stavreff Richard Stipp Joseph Wade Ralph Walker ABOVE: In Bachelor of Living, Steve Szajko samples some of his spaghetti he prepared. 151 Juniors Class asserts ifs individuality Most of the 461 juniors were satisfied with being the " middle child " . They didn ' t seem to mind going without the glory of the seniors or the pampering of the sopho- mores. The class of 75 directed its attentions to the essentials of PSAT ' s, Prom, and passing U.S. History. At the beginning of the year, the student body elected class officers and voted in Bill Stankey as president. He said, " Juniors have more responsibilities and problems than se- niors or sophomores because everything we do this year both academically as well as socially are looked at more closely by col- leges than any other year. " In October, 225 juniors settled them- selves in the auditorium and lecture room A to take the Preliminary Scholastic Achieve- ment Test. The two-hour test would help many make decisions about college. Another chore juniors undertook was planning the Prom. During the initial meet- ing the class became divided over theme choice. Some wanted a nostalgia theme but the majority chose " Monte Carlo " RIGHT: Junior boys convince new phys. ed teach- er, Mr. Terry Shy that there is more to school than teaching. Daniel Abelseth Amy Ackerman Charles Adams Mark Airey Donald Albers Lori Albertson Bill Alexander Jeffrey Allen Nannette Allen Joellyn Amborn Charles Anderson Lynn Ashbaugh Malissa Babcock Lori Baczkowski 152 Danielle Baepler Barbara Bailey Richard Bailey Richard Baker Victoria Baker William Barker Will Bartel mo Dan Bartelt Jeff Beach Karen Beach Lori Beach Lisa Bedell Michelle Benda Shawn Benham Brad Bennett Deborah Benton Steven Berger Kim Bergslien Rhonda Bergstedt Thomas Berndt Bruce Bieker Sue Billings Michael Birky Kimberly Bivens Thomas Bixby Joseph Blazek Elizabeth Boehringer Paul Bostic Jean Bouche Tera Bowersox Catherine Braithwaite Kari Braun Julie Bray JoAnn Bremer Joel Bretscher Robert Brobeck Jeffrey Brown Wendy Brown Deborah Buchheit Thomas Burkett Sherman Burton Jordan Butt Paris Butt Jane Calderazzo Dana Campolattara Leslie Carpenter Bridget Casey Charles Cash David Chael Claudia Chastain Kimberly Cheever Dale Christy Royal Church James Clark Jeffrey Clark Donald Clouse James Clouse Ricki Clouse Steve Coates William Conover Jon Costas Robert Cotton Joseph Cotton Juniors Prom preparations begin in early January Donna Coulter Kevin Courteau Brian Craig Mark Cristian Christina Crowell Richard Curran James Daly Leanne Daniel Madge Daugherty Paul Davis Cindy Dedloff Kim Dedloff Lynn Dennis Nana Deputy Leslie DeWitt Melinda Dierking Jean Diller Sheri Dillingham Ronald Dillon Jay Dix John Dorroll Pamela Dost Mary Dougherty Carol Downing Joseph Dziadosz Lucinda Eckert Cindy Edgecomb Edward Edson Jeffery Edwards Julianne Edwards Edwin Egolf Lori Eichelberger Susan Elliott Tarik El-Naggar Aldon Engstrom Susan Erceg Mary Ernst Victoria Esserman Shaun Evans Greg Fairchok Brian Farnum Robert Fasel Vicki Ferklic Scott Fero Timothy Festa Thomas Finney Lisa Fischer Randy Fitzgerald Sandra Fleenor Bonnie Foldesy Glen Fox Linda Franks David Franz Curtis Fritts Lee Fryhover Dave Furman Gregory Galasso Mark Gallagher Steven Garmon Debra Garpow Robert Gee Alan Glass Joseph Glickauf Darrel Good Lynn Goodenow Anita Gorecki Cheryl Graham Mark Gregory Jeffery Gurtner Cathy Haggerty David Haller Patricia Hanrahan Lynne Harkel Susan Harrington Deborah Harris Tim Harris Beth Harter Allison Hasse Sharon Hauber Jane Head Daniel Heavilin Philip Henny Linda Herr Cindy Hess Kris Hess Cheryl Hewlett Meg Hibbets Ed Hickey John Hine Jerry Hiser Kevin Hogan Kim Hovey Wesley Huber Sarah Huck Dana Hughes Tom Hullihan Gayla Hunter Verna Hurley Kip Hursey Greg Husarik Dawn llgenfritz Bob Jankowski Duane Jarnecke Lynn Jennings Judy Johnson Larry Johnson Laura Johnson Nancy Johnson Rich Johnson Karen Jones Linda Jones Ronda Kanne Jim Karcher Doug Kashner Karen Keck Kevin Keen Brad Keller Rosella Kelley Tom Kennedy 155 Juniors Many adopt Burger King as weekend home Andy Kepley Randy Kerns Mary Ketchmark Rich Kilgour Carol Klemz Tim Kneifel Kim Kohlhoff Brenda Krajci Paul Kraker Gayla Krieger Sharon Kropp Ray Kruger John Kurman Denise Kuzemka Dale Lamberson Rrian Landry Dale Larder JoAnne Learning Dan Lebryk Ruby Lee Theresa Lee Connie LePell Chris Lewis Wayne Lichtenberger Tom Lobdell Jan Lochmandy Paul Loeffler Bill Lomas Diane Long Cathy Lowe Richard Lowenstine Jay Lund Gayle Lussow Linda Malasto Monty Manatrey Susan Mann Vickie Manogg Sherryl Marrs Janice Martin Marty Martin Ron Martin Jack Mateer Sarah Matern Becky Maxey Matt Maynard Paul McChristian Alicia McClean Scott McCray Scott McDaniel Guy McDaniels Marsha McNutt Bob Mertz Brenda Meyers Harold Miller Mike Miller Linda Mitchell Lori Mitchell Don Mohr Cheryl Monroe Rory Monroe Harry Morris Terri Morton Kevin Mrzlak Dave Mueller Lori Muller JoEllen Murphy Dawn Naillieux Doug Neal Bruce Nelson Kenda Nemeth Jim Newman Richard Newstead Debbie Nielsen Mike Nichols Nancy Niequist Marcee Nightingale Matt Norman Colleen Nowlin Mindy Ohler Sharon O ' Keefe Rob Oplinger Paul Overton Jay Palmer Monie Parker Steve Patrick Kathy Pavlick Dawn Pearce Tom Pearson Kurt Peck Nicky Pelton Paul Pera Denise Perry Don Pfledderer Mike Pfledderer Lorna Pierson Joann Pollaro Neal Poore Mike Potee Mark Powell Randy Priano Dale Price Debi Purden Bobbie Raelson Melvin Rakoczy Carla Ramos LEFT: Passing U.S. History is one task John Caldwell, Joe Evert, Lynne Jennings, and John Pennington face, together with 457 other juniors. Juniors College-bound suffer fhrough P8AT Diana Ray Doug Redelman Keith Redelman Linda Redelman Peggy Reed Beth Rehbein Bill Reichard Cindy Reif Richard Rice Bruce Richart Cyndel Rittel Gene Ritter Brad Robinson Ricky Robinson Tad Rock Rob Rogers Sue Rogers Joy Ronco Don Rose Janine Rose Mike Rouse Karen Rowland John Ruge Brenda Sackett Richard Sade Sally Saltsman Cindy Salyer Robin Sanderson Joe Savage Jack Sawyer Susanne Scherette Sandra Schirg Ramona Shearhod Ty Sherer Alex Shevick Ellen Shewan Dawn Shoemaker Paul Shortridge Tim Silhavy Carol Smith David Smith Jay Smith Leora Smith Nancy Smith Dan Smider Dave Snyder Val Snyder Sharon Soliday Denise Solt Tim Somers Mary Stalbaum Linda Stan Bill Stankey Rita Stanton Sharon Stasierowski Lisa St. Clair RIGHT: After a year ' s experience, Dave Snyder has no problem using the Learning Center ' s facil- ities. 158 Diane Stempora Jeanne Stepnoski John Straka Doug Stege Don Strimbu Cindy Swain Val Tabor Mike Tanck Sue Thebo Lynn Thiele Jeff Thomas Tony Thone Elin Thorgren Marla Tiebert Debbie Tirschman Steve T racy Liz Trapp Dick Trump Ria Trump Cindy Tucker Duane Tucker Jim Tucker Doug Turner Nancy Turner Steve Urbahns Mike Vass Irv Veatch Fern Wade Brent Wagner Lilian Walters Donna Warner Catherine Warwick Karen Warwick Shelly Watson Jenny Watt 159 Jim Webb Marvin Webb Teresa Webb Ingrid Weber Kathy Wehling Craig Weis Dan Wellsand Dale West Ed Whitcomb Donna White Sharon White Marty Whiteman Sandy Wiens Duane Wikle Karen Will Marcia Windsor Brad Wood Jim Woodruff Bev Woods Lee Anne Woods Carol Woycik Tom Yates Danielle Zecevich Bill Zoll Tim Zuber 160 JUNIORS NOT PICTURED Andrea Andrews Mike Bucky Theresa Carmody Mark Christian Dale Ciciora Tim Clarke Kandy Daumer Carter Eavey Mike Eavey Steve Eberle Steve Egolf Jeff Evers Richard Farkus Gary Fox Geoffrey Fugere Phillip Gibson Becky Green Terence Grindley Nancy Gunther Keith Hancher Tim Harris Jeff Hasse Greg Hoeppner Mike Hutton Clarissa Leasure James Marquardt Kristi Moreland Scott Morrison Artis Nightingale Bob Pastor Jill Pinkerton Ellis Pullins Tim Rast Debbie Ray Terri Ross John Sherbondy Ed Slingsby Bill Snell Jerry Treadway Greg Tuthill LEFT: Junior class officers are Greg Galasso, vice-president; Bill Stankey, president; Rob Rogers, secretary; and Danielle Zecevich, treasurer. VHS initiates ' spirit of ' 76 ' Sophomores Torn from the security and prestige of ninth grade and forced to assume the lowest position in VHS ' hierarchy, the sophomores ' initial reaction was characteristic of every new class: panic, disguised with outward cool. Besides trying to navigate the extensive school, they found it difficult to make friends with sophomores from different ju- nior high schools. They were aliens to VHS, even though their high school records included their grades from ninth grade. It seemed as if the only place a sophomore could dominate was in JV sports. But, by the end of October, they were seasoned VHS citizens. They had experienced their first high school Home- coming, and enjoyed going to various club- sponsored sock hops. They ' d elected class officers. Student Council and Student-Fac- ulty Senate representatives. In January they ordered their class rings as sophomores al- ways have, although faced with much higher prices. By the end of the school year, they had found where they belonged. They began looking forward to their junior year, when they could smile derisively at the next crop of sophomores. Mary Ailes Mark Allen Tammy Altomers Benjamin Ames Kevin Anderson Catherine Andrews Phillip Annen Debbie Armstrong Marie Arnold Jean Aszman Patty Babcock Debbie Bach Sandy Backstrom Mike Bailey Marcia Baird Susan Baker David Bales Cecillia Ballard Ingrid Bannec Lynn Banschbach Peggy Barber Ron Barker Bill Barros Kate Bartelmo Carol Bartholomew Cindy Beach Steve Beach Ken Bell Efres Belmonte Walter Benson Leslie Benton Karey Bergslien Lizabeth Berkoski Mike Berkoski Walter Berndt Steve Berrier Eddie Bertholet Terry Birky Lee Birmingham Dianna Bish Dave Blanck Sheryl Blaney 161 Sophomores High school orientation begins in August Kim Blastick Sandi Bliss Kathy Blunk Donna Boehlke Chris Bogdalik Karen Boguslawski Cindy Bohlmann Dan Bond Mike Bondi Barb Boshula Robert Bott Suzanne Bouche Amanda Boudreau March Boule Rebecca Bradney Cindy Braun Donna Breitzke Karen Brissette Kevin Brissette Michael Broviak Ann Brown Brian Brown Cheryl Brown Cynthia Brown Paula Brown Steve Brown Timothy Brown Joanna Bryant Steve Buche Kenneth Buchheit James Burchuk Brad Burger Cindy Buri Jennifer Butt Polly Cain John Caldwell Perry Campolattara Mark Canada Sue Carey Cynthia Cassidy Robert Chael Paul Charpentier Linda Chester John Christner Mitchell Chuich John Cinkoske Deborah Clark Larry Clark Linda Clark Michael Clarke Nancy Clarke Gilbert Clifford Debra Clouse Charles Cohen George Cole Brian Coleman Jeffrey Coleman Jill Conklin Paul Conover Pamela Cooley Thomas Cooley Gregg Copeland Curtis Corneil Rodney Cornett Jim Coros Jim Corr Jonathan Cotterman David Coulter Christopher Cramsie Jennifer Crawford Tom Culp Aaron Curtis David Daly Richard Daumer Bob Davis Pauline Dawes Norman Dehnart Steven Delahanty Andy Dennis Larry DeWitt Tom Dixon Melvin Doering Mark Dofka Gayla Domke Michael Dommermutf Madge Dougherty Thomas Dougherty Marlon Dutcher Joann Erceg Susan Erickson Margaret £rnst Jill Evans Steve Evert Carolyn Falls Rodger Farney Dan Fasel Robert Feldhaus Dan Festa Joseph Finley Ralph Ford Pauline Frank Mary Frazier Robert Fritts Donna Furman Patricia Gabbard LEFT: Attention turns to the teacher as sopho- mores learn where to apply geometric proofs. 163 Sophomores Many spend summer faking Driver Ed. Sheryl Gabram Jeannie Garrison Wendy Garwood Jeffrey Gast Cynthia Gathmann Carey Gear Martin Gehring Robert Gertsmeier Michael Gesse Rita Getz Scott Gibson Steven Gibson Dallas Giltner Jeffrey Golding Carol Graham Karla Graham Rodney Gram Charles Graves Gayla Gray John Greenawald Jennifer Griffin Deborah Grogg Colin Gromley Barbara Guastella Martin Hackett John Haggerty Sally Hallam Thomas Hallberg Cheryl Hammons Janet Haney Cynthia Hansen Paul Hanson Alison Harley Thomas Harrington Brenda Hart Patricia Hart Brian Hartman Janet Hartman Tamara Hayes Dale Heinrich Bonnie Hensel Gary Herren Donna Hiatt Jan High Ian Tina Higley Debra Hildreth Patricia Hipke Dean Hittinger Nancy Hodshire Larry Holmgren Rick Hoover John Hopkins Kathleen Hreha Calvin Hubbell Dale Hughes Susan Hummel 164 Cindy Hundt Peggy Hundt Cynthia Hurley John Hyatte Robert Ingram Michelle lorio Kurt Jamison Dale Jarvis Jeff Johnson Jon Johnson Robert Johnson Noreen Johnson Terry Johnson Brett Jones Vickie Kage Kim Kasch Kathy Keck Chris Keller Craig Keller David Kerr Diane Kerr Jerry Kilgour Carol Kilmer Doug Kingery Minnetta Kingery Trina Kingery Kyle Kingsbury Carla Klemz Susan Klitzka Keith Koch Philip Koenig Thomas Krachey Peggy Kraisinge - John Kraker Dale Krueger Thomas Kruger Bertha Kruizeng. Mary Lansdowne Luann Larcom Rick Latham Ronald Lattanzi Jeffrey Lauman Dennis Lavoidsen Janice Lawson Sue Leffler Robert Lembke Michael Lemster Gary Liggett Teresa Lockhart Brian Loeffler Susan Lomas Barbara Long Beth Long John Long Brian Louden Richard Lucht Peter Lund Debra Lundgren Denies Lundgren Patty Maas Mike Macaluso Jeff MacKenzie Bob Malackowski 165 Sophomores Newcomers adapt to changed environment George Mammarella James Mannago Tom Maney Mike Marasco Cindy Marner David Marquart Ross Marshall Matt Martin Kris Mason Laura Massom Teresa Mateer Debbie Maxey Bob Maynard Nancy McAfee Marianne McCord Pam McGurie Pat McGurie Dave McKibben Betty McMeans Kathy McMeans Mike Mehler Mike Merle Shelly Meyer Steve Meyer Barb Mieczenkowski Paul Miles Scott Miller Terri Mitchell Mike Montgomery William Moore Trish Morris Jim Murphy Terry Murray Kurt Mussman Beverly Mustaine Eleanor Napolillo Sally Nedberg Joni Neeley Thomas Neely Charles Nelson Gail Neuffer Darlene Neuschafer Victor Nightingale Douglas Nisley Kyle Noggle Mark Nolen Timothy Noonan Cherie O ' Connor Barbara Odell Jennifer O ' Neil Terry Owens Christine Pabich Bill Palmer Brenda Palmer James Panter Cathy Parks 166 Gregory Patterson Ingrid Paul Brenda Pauley Barry Pavicic Cynthia Pavlick Carla Peeper James Peller Marilou Philips Debbie Pierce Bryan Pisarski Michael Plazony Deborah Polarek Lori Pollock John Poncher Glyn Porter Jean Porter Michael Potis Pamela Prescott Rebecca Pritchard John Proffitt Tom Proffitt Karen Pullins Cheryl Pursley Gina Quintero Frank Ralston Nancy Ralston Semenda Raymond Kevin Reinert James Rhoda Richard Rhoda Rodd Ritz Brenda Roberts Kerry Roberts Robert Roof Cathy Rooney Pamela Roseberry Micah Rubel Megan Rue Mary Rugg Rick Rumford Gary Rush Pamela Rush Glenda Rutt Tom Sandberg Ned Schafer Kenneth Schau Jennifer Schemehorn David Schena Deborah Schirg Carolyn Schnure Kathi Schroeder Keith Schroeder Mary Schroeder Patricia Schultz Ronald Schultz Debra Scott Terri Scott Thomas Selby Bill Sengpiel David Shaffer Paul Shewan Timothy Shideler Jeffrey Short 167 Sophomores Novices gain experience as year progresses Angela Shortridge Lauren Shriver Bart Shutts Charlene Siar Paul Siddall Bill Sieckman Diane Simmons Chris Sinclair Jodi Slaughter Lau rie Smith Lynne Smith Ronn Smith Tom Smith James Smurdon Kathryn Snell Cathy Snodgrass Donna Snyder Nancy Soliday Lisa Sommer Tammy Sowers Barbara Spitler George Spohr James Squire Brad Staats Kim Stalbaum Marie Stalbaum Todd Stalbaum Eileen Stanton Yvonne Stanton Gregory Steck David Steele Mike Steinhilber Cheryl Stevens Brian Stombaugh Jean Stoner Dave Stout Roxanna Straka Randy Strehler Patti Strikwerda Debra Sturdevant Cindy Suffern Damon Sundin John Taylor Richard Taylor Ron Taylor Dave Telschow Elsie Terlicher Dave Thiele Charlotte Thomas Chris Thomas Jerry Thomas Ronald Thomas Lynette Thone Lorene Thoreson Becky Thorpe Mark Thune Sophomore class officers are Bonnie Hensel, trea- surer; Eileen Stanton, secretary; Carolyn Schnure, vice-president; and Dave Schaffer, president. 168 Andy Tiebert Tammie Trapp Coy T ray wick Deanna Troy Andy Tucker Earl Tucker Karen Tucker Ron Tucker Jan Tudor Carl Turner Elizabeth Turner Jon Uban Valerie Vas Christopher Vaughn Ronald Veatch Angela Verde Logan Walker Richard Walsworth Cecily Warner Kimberly Waymire William Weidman Kenneth Weiler Shelley Weisjann Sue Wheeland Darla Whitaker Zane Whitcomb Janet White Ronald White Jennifer Whiteman Debie Whyle Lee Wieland Steven Wilder Randell Wilgus Debbie Will Claudia Williamson Eric Witters Kathy Wood Sara Woodrow Anna Woodruff Tina Wright Kathy Zaharias Sharon Zehner Tim Barkley Terri Busch Jim Carr Mike Christman Cathy Conley Bob Cowan Darlene Foy Helen Frogge Lynn Grieger Bob Gustafson Ricky Herren Elizabeth Hickey Elain Kaminski Mike Keating Brenda Kelly Lee Kelly Brenda Klemz Barbara Koshuta Eric LaBrie Karen Lawson James Lewis David Linton Helen Long Jeff Lussow Kim Munsch Debbie North Steve Selby Raymond Semenda Jenny Sehemefforn Bob Sepanski Shelly Sick Tim Smith Fred Tressler Theresa Van San ten Elaine Wade Beth Wilson 169 ADS • ADS • ADS • ADS • Al . . . progress . . . growth . . . . . . modernization of downtown area. . . expansion . . . . . . services . . . convenience . . . courtesy . . . . . . fires cause temporary setbacks. . . shoplifting costs everyone . . . . . . merchants assist in education through co-op and DE . . . . . . businessmen finance buses to basketball tourneys . . . . . . school and businesses interdependent . . . growing together . . . 171 Ads Quality typifies Valpo merchants ABOVE: At Costas Foods Supermarket, 2800 N. Calumet, customers can buy fine food as well as have quality service from the staff. John Williams and Dan Abelseth, VHS students, show one aspect of better service with their careful handling and packing. RIGHT : Deciding to buy or not to buy presents a problem. Ann Adgate, salesperson at Western Auto, 122 E. Lincolnway, helps many customers with their selections. Western Auto carries a full line of merchandise from tires to home appliances. LEFT : As well as wholesaling electronic compo- nents, Jess Bowman and Associates, 462-7933, stocks stereo and quadraphonic sound equipment. Employee Mark Wheeland adjusts the sound of a Technics quad system for interested customers. Come in and experience the new quad room at 253 Lincolnway. ABOVE LEFT : Jim Newman finds at Falvey ' s, 7 E. Lincolnway, a complete selection of clothes to suit his taste in men ' s wear. TOP : Debi Purden tries on a pant and coat outfit at Coronet, 3 Lincolnway. Coronet supplies attire for any occasion in Junior sizes, 3-15 and Misses sizes, 8-18. ABOVE: Selecting a charm bracelet at Binder ' s Jewelry, 23 Lincolnway, is an easier task for Camille Cohen with Mrs. Gail Edwards ' help. Binder ' s offers an engraving service along with fine quality jewelry. Qtudents join community work force ABOVE: After a football game, Sheri Gorub, Barb Altendorf, Sharon Hauber, and Dawn Dob- bins find they chose the right for delicious pizza when they went to Easel’s, Rt. 6. Besides pizza. Easel ' s offers complete catering service for any oc- casion, call 462-8415. RIGHT: VHS students Brian Louden and Bill Stankey quiz salesclerk Sherry Strikwerka about spark plugs for their cars at Miller ' s, 1805 East Lincolnway. Miller ' s Market and Mart serves every home and personal need and is open seven days a week. — LEFT: Bob ' s Northside, 1303 Calumet Avenue, is a Walgreen Agency store dedicated to the proposi- tion that low prices and better service attract more customers. Mark Breitzke completes a transaction with another satisfied patron. Open daily from 8:30 a.m. until 10.30 p.m. BELOW: It ' s amazing how sisters can disagree on minor issues. But Cheryl and Carol Graham both agree that Wayne Feeds from the Pennsy Elevator 352 Washington St., are best for their horses. BOTTOM: If it ' s photography— call Hilltop Studio, 462-3453. Hilltop Studio is located at 465 College near the Valparaiso University campus. Ads Downtown provides many goods, services BELOW RIGHT: Gentleman ' s Choice, 401 Lin- colnway, is Kevin Reynold ' s choice for expert hair styling. Jim Wray, owner-operator, and his professionally-trained staff are open to serve you from 9 a.m. to 5 P.m. Monday-Saturday. Call 462-1371. BELOW: Nancy Buck and Kurt Hospers " keep on trucking " out of Buck ' s Shoe Repair, 1 Lincoln- way after having their shoes resoled. Call 462- 9513. RIGHT : Casbons, 123 Lincolnway, carries a full line of high-fidelity stereo components. Kathy Lansdowne experiences the ultimate in sound, stereo headphones, as Debi Whyle waits her turn. Casbons has the finest names in stereo equipment. 176 TOP: Connie Fryer discovers the world of fine gifts at the Pappas Company, 307 Lincolnway. Also an FDA florist, Pappas can wire flower ar- rangements anywhere in the world. Call 462-5171 . ABOVE: With choir musical sets requiring a coat of paint or two, Marianne Howard and Ed Berth- olet find that " You can do it, with Von Tobel ' s help. " The choir department chose from a wide selection of premium Century paints and ac- cessories. But, if you ' re interested in a home, not a production, you’ll find that Von Tobel ' s carries many major brand names, including Anderson, Kemper, and Celotex. Visit Von Tobel ' s, at 256 Washington St. LEFT: A better deal for better cars awaits cus- tomers at Hayes Automobile Sales, 402 E. Lin- colnway. Earl Hayes shows Rick Dofka the excel- lent condition of a Chevy, which is found in all Hayes’ cars. Tin: ACTION Cornea ( ■ Hayes FOR BETTER CARS TRADE FOR „ W l NTE R : i - TT-T- ' ■’ tc - 177 Ads Pafrons value dependability ABOVE: Perkins ' Pancake House, 2302 Calumet Avenue, serves more than its name implies. Perk- ins ' has a full menu, from sandwiches to steak— with pancakes, of course, in between. Deb Lanyi is just one of the friendly waitresses helping you enjoy your meal at Perkins ' . RIGHT: Looking for something different in a gift? You ' ll find it at JoAnn ' s, 115 Lincolnway. Brenda Roberts did— with the help of salesgirl Lawanna Perkins. JoAnn ' s is the place for inexpensive jewelry pieces, too. Spice up your wardrobe— get on over to JoAnn ' s. 178 LEFT : Schultz ' s delivery boy, Jack King, takes pleasure in delivering your orders on time and in perfect condition. Call Schulz Floral Shop, 464- 3588, or visit their store at 2204 N. Calumet for courteous service and promt delivery. BOTTOM LEFT: As the name implies, 7-11, 708 Lincolnway, is a food store open daily from 7 a.m. till 11 p.m. Diane Finney contemplates 7-1 1 ' s large selection of snack foods. Open longer to serve you better, 7-1 1 . BELOW: Designing and making your own clothes gives a sense of individuality. To begin their crea- tions, Debbie Church and Diane Gannon look for patterns and fabrics at Hosford ' s Fabrics, 1105 Calumet. BOTTOM: With the recent energy problems, it may be more patriotic to walk; but Tony Campo- lattara finds that driving is a lot easier. It ' s much more economical, however, to pay the lower prices at Doug ' s Clark, 1703 N. Calumet. With the low prices and top quality service, Doug ' s Clark is the place to go. Ads Buys abound for consumers BELOW: Working toward a summer opening, Fet- la ' s Shopping Center promises more and better bar- gains. For all the family needs, shop Fetla ' s R.R. 2, Valparaiso. BELOW RIGHT : Dianna Dobbins utilizes one of Wellman ' s many entertainment and recreational features. Wellman ' s Rt. 30, has excellent dinner and banquet facilities, a dinner theatre, bowling, and billiards for Valpo residents. For information or reservations, call 462-6141. RIGHT : Scott Sier tries a stunt on the Honda he bought at B E Cycle sales. Highway 130. Come by B E for a look at the lastest, and best in motorcycles. Center Drugs your friends from out-of-town 2586 Center Drugs East Gary 180 LEFT: Joseph L. and John S. Kaluzny pick up and remove meat, fat, bones, and scraps and ani- mal carcasses. Call 988-4466 for quick service-and " that ain ' t no bull. " ABOVE LEFT: Aldon Engstrom and Ed Cobb help Mr. and Mrs. James C. Cobb tell the world that their realty company. Town and Country Realty, gets homes sold. Call Town and Country Realty at 462-2800 for fast results. 181 Ads Business, VH8 understand each other ABOVE: " April Antics " cast members take time out from role-playing for a Coke break. Coke— it ' s the real thing. TOP RIGHT: Linda Herr and Brian Craig pause for dinner at the Big Wheel. Whether you want a quick snack or a full meal, stop in at the Big Wheel, 902 Lincolnway. BOTTOM RIGHT: Jackie Hreha knows that per- sonnel like Mrs. Betty Carey at Linkimer ' s will make sure that her shoes fit correctly and comfort- ably. Linkimer ' s, 8 Indiana. " ira.;fcw LEFT : A guitar from Moolenar Music may not make Oallis Nisley famous, but it will surely ex- pend her knowledge of music. Moolenar, at 162 Lincolnway, has a high quality selection of musical instruments, including pianos and organs. ABOVE: For that special piece of jewelry, take some smart advice from Dawn Shoemaker and Becky Green; visit Moltz ' s, 1 1 Lincolnway. Sales- man Mr. Robert Moltz assists the girls. Ads Stores satisfy customers BELOW: You ' re graduating now, and whether you plan to attend college or go out on your own, you ' ll need money. The friendly people at Nothern Indiana Bank and Trust Company will help with your financial needs. Serving Northwest Indiana for 100 years, the bank has branch offices in Kouts and Burns Harbor, with the main office at 101 Lincolnway in Valparaiso. RIGHT: When the next hot, sticky day comes up, stop by Lyon’s for a cold, foamy glass of honest- to-goodness root beer. Eileen Stanton fills another mug for a wafting customer. Drive, ride, or even walk to Lyon ' s A W, 760 W. Lincoln way. BELOW RIGHT: Shinabarger ' s Home Moderniz- ing, Inc., RR 7, is known for their remodeling jobs-and they also build houses. Greg Olin and his family live in a home built by Shinabargar ' s. Call on Shinabargar ' s at 462-1453 for an estimate. OPPOSITE: The 1974 VALENIAN would not have been possible without help from the staff of Root Photographers. But they ' re not limited to yearbooks. Root covers weddings, banquets, and they take your class pictures, too. Root Photogra- phers, 1131 W. Sheridan Road, Chicago, Illinois. Phone 312-761-5500. Root helps you to temembei o o ( McDonald 2002 N. Calm TOP : Good jewelry from Jones Jewelry, 110 Lin- colnway, is a lifetime investment. With the help of Mr. Richard Swain, Jim Carr selects a ring which will give him years of enjoyment. Jones is also the place for VHS class rings. ABOVE: Helping customers enjoy their meals at Strongbow Turkey Inn, Route 30, are friendly waitresses Sheri Gorub and Gail Edwards. Besides their famous turkey dinners, Strongbow serves a full variety of foods. TOP RIGHT: Today ' s Army wants you, and Sgt. Gordon Blair, local Army recruiter, emphasizes this by explaining the numerous careers available. Interested VHS students and faculty include Row 1 : Paul Thune, John Williamson, Jeff Hartz, Jeff Moser, Chuck Polarek. Row 2: Mark Banchbach, Margaret Clark, Mrs. Elaine Clark, guidance coun- selor, Julie Bibler, Ingrid Weber, and Dan Manogg. See the Porter County Army recruiter at 204 E. Lincolnway. RIGHT: Tired of the same old routine? Take a break at McDonald ' s and order a quarter pounder. Neat, courteous employees like Artis Nighingale will serve you at 2002 N. Calumet Ave. in Val- paraiso. Ads Teens discover work, pleasure mix well together ABOVE: VALENIAN staff members Jill Hoh- neck, Debi Purden, Chris Crowell, Cathy Shutts, Mike Plazony, Debbie Nielsen, Lisa Bedell, Don Strimbu, and Ed Cobb eagerly survey a shipment of materials from Newsfoto Yearbooks, printers of the 1974 VALENIAN. Newsfoto Yearbooks, PO Box 1392, San Angelo, Texas, has salesmen throughout the country to provide customers with expert advice on printing needs. LEFT : Offering candles to cards to office equip- ment, Valparaiso Office Supply employs Chrys Garbison to help keep their store running smooth- ly. For many gifts and school supplies, visit or call Valparaiso Office Supply, 74 Lincolnway, 462- 5184. 187 Senior Directory ADAMS, WENDOLYN-V-Teens 2; Quest 4; Ecology Club 3; V-Pres. 4; Y ARC 3,4. ADGATE, ANN-NHS 3,4; Stud.-Fec. Sen- ate 4; Homecoming Ct. 4; Valenian 2; Swim- ming 3; Ecology Club 3. AIREY, TONY— Swimming 2. ALTENDORF, BARBARA-VICA 4; Choir 2,3,4; Glee Club 2; Quest 3,4. ALLEN, LAURA-None. ANDERSON, KAREN-Pep Club 2,3,4; OEA 4; For. Exch. 2,3,4. ARNOLD, RENEE-None. ASHBAUGH, JAMES-None. ASZMAN, KERRY-Pep Club 2; Drama 2, 3; Vikettes 2,3,4; Carousels 2; Choir 2,3,4; Carolers 3,4; Quest 4. BAALSRUD, MARI-For. Exch. 4; Norway 2.3. BAILEY, MARGARET-Pep Club 2; OEA 4. BAIN, ELLEN-V-Teens 2,3; Band 2,3,4. BANSCHBACH, MARK— Intramurals 2,3,4; Track 2; Speech 2. BARILE, JANET-Pep Club 2.3; DECA 4; For Exch 3,4; Valenian 2; Quest 4. BARKLEY, DEBRA-V-Teens 2; DECA 4. BARTHOLOMEW, JOHN-VICA 2,3; Quest 2,3,4; Basketball Mgr. 2. BAUMANN, RUTH-Pep Club 2,3; V-Teens 3,4; GAA 4; NHS 4; Quest 3,4, Girls Bas- ketball 3,4; Softball 4. BEACH, CHRIS-Band 2,3,4. BEAN, JILL-Pep Club 2,3; Drama 2; NHS 4; Stud.-Fac. Senate 4; Class Officer Sec. 2 3.4. BEAN, PAMELA-None. BECK, JOHN— Illinois 2. BELL, KEITH— Hi-Y 3; Football 2,3,4, Bas- ketball 2; Intramurals 3,4; Track 2,3,4. BENNETT, BECKY— 4 -Teens 3; Vikettes 2, 3,4; OEA 4; Glee Club 3. BENNETT, DAN-VICA 2,3,4; Cross Coun- try 2,3; Football 2. BERG, REBECCA-None. BESSLER, THOMAS-Cross Country 3. BIBLER, JULIE— V-Teens 2,3; Drama 2,4; Student Council 3,4; CI8SS Officer V-Pres. 3; NHS 3,4; Stud.-Fac. Senate 3, Chairman 4; Homecoming Ct. 4; Glee Club 2; Quest 4; Volleyball 3,4; Speech 2. BILLUE, DEBORAH— Pep Club 2; GAA 2; FT A 3, Historian 4; Quest 3,4. BIRMINGHA M, MARK-None. BLACK. RICHARD— Intramurals 3; Quest 4. 8LASTICK, ROBIN— Pep Club 2,3; V-Teens 3; Basketball 3; Volleyball 2. BOHLMANN, DEBBI E— NHS 3,4; Valpost 2, Editor 3,4; Quill Scroll 3,4. BOSTIC, JOHN-None. BRADNEY, JAMES-VICA 3,4. BREITZKE, MARK-Chess Club 4, Intra- murals 2,3,4; Baseball 2. BRETSCHER, RACHEL-Pep Club 2,3,4; V-Teens 3,4; NHS 3,4; Cheerleader 2,3,4; Carousels 2; Homecoming Ct. 4; Choir 3,4; Glee Club 2; Carolers 4; Lorelettes 3, V- Pres. 4; GTO 3,4; Basketball 3; Swimming, Captain 4. BROWN, BONNI E-Choir 3; Quest 4. BROWN, CURTIS-Football 2,3; Basketball 2; Intramurals 3,4; Track 3,4. BROWN, MATT -Basketball 2; Intramurals 2.3. BROWN, NEWTON— Cross Country 2,3,4; Basketball 2,3,4; Track 2,3,4. BROWN, WILLIAM-VICA 4; Football 2, 3,4; Wrestling 2; T rack 2. BROWNELL, MICHAEL-Swimming 2,3. BUCK, NANCY-Pep Club 2,3; GAA 2; VICA 4; Vikettes 2; Choir 2,3. BURCHUK, KAY-Gary 2,3. BUREY, KAREN-Pep Club 2,3,4; V-Teens 2, Treas. 3, V-Pres. 4; Student Council 3, Sec. 4; NHS 3, Sec. 4; Girl ' s State Delegate 3, Homecoming Ct. 4; Quest 3. BURGESS, GREG— Football 2,3; Track 2,3. CAMPOLATTARA, TONY-VICA 3,4 CANNON, CATHY— FT A 3, V-Pres. 4, NHS 4; Quest 3,4. CANNON, JAMIE— None. CASBON, WENDOLYN-Choir 3,4; Glee Club 2; Ecology Club 3. CASEY, SEAN— Football 2; Intramurals 2, 3; Track 2. CHENEY, PAUL-None. CHESTER, RUSSELL-Choir 3,4. CHRISTIAN, SCOTT— Intramurals 2,3,4 CHUICH, NICK— Football 2,3; Wrestling 2, 3; DECA 4. CHURCH, DEBORAH— GAA 2. CHURCH, GARY— Swimming 3; Boone Grove 2. CLARK, MARGARET— FT A 4; NHS 3,4; Girl ' s State Delegate 3; For. Exch. 2,3,4; Band 2,3,4; Thespians 2; YARC 4 CLAUSS, KATHY-Pep Club 2,3; V-Teens 2,3; Choir 3,4; Glee Club 2; Quest 4; Eco- logy Club 2. CLENDENIN, MARTHA— GAA 2; Drama 3, Treas. 4; Carousels 2; Choir 2,3,4; Glee Club 2; Carolers 4; Thespians 3.4. CLICKOVICH, VICKI— Pep Club 2.3; Dra- ma 3; Chess Club 4; Current Events 2; Band 2,3,4; Quest 4; Swimming 4; Ecology Club 2, Pres. 3; Speech 2,3. CLIFFORD, JAMES-None. COBB, ED-VICA 2,3; Valenian 2,3,4; Pho- tography 3. COHEN, CAMILLE -Ecology Club 2,3,4. COLLINS, KARI— Choir 2,3. CORSBIE, BARRY— Football 2,3; Intra- murals 2,3,4; DECA 4. CURTIS, JULI E-Pep Club 2; GAA 2; Choir 3,4; Glee Club 2; GTO 3. DAINES, JAMIE— Choir 3.4. DALY, JEFFREY-None. DALY, MICHEAL-Cross Country 2,3,4; Track 2,3,4; Basketball 2,3. DANIELY, JANE-Pep Club 2,3,4; V-Teens 3,4; Class Officer. Treas. 4; Choir 3,4; GTO 3,4; Quest 4. DAWSON, JULIE-Pep Club 4; GAA 2; Swimming 4. DAWSON, KIRBY-None. DEFRIES, DAVID-VICA 4. DEMEO, KAREN-None. DOBBINS, DAWN-V-Teens 3; Drama 3; OEA, Pres. 4; Quest 3,4; Ecology Club 3. DOBBINS, DIANA-V-Teens 2,4; FTA 4; Quest 4; YARC 4. DOERING, DONNA— FTA 3; Valpost 3,4. DOERING, NORMAN-None. DOFKA, RICK— Football 2,3,4; Swimming 2,3; Intramurals 4; Baseball 2,3,4; King of Hearts Ct., King 4. DORROLL, CAROL-Pep Club 3; GAA 2,3; Debate 3; Quest 4; Lorelettes 3,4; Ecology Club 4. DUFORD, BECKY-None. DUGAN, CHRIS— Hi-Y 3; Football 2,3,4; Intramurals 3,4; Wrestling 2; Track 2,3; Stu- dent Council 2; NHS 4; King of Hearts Ct. 4; Class Officer Treas. 2. DYKES, MARY-Pep Club 2,3,4; V-Teens 3,4; Choir 3,4; Glee Club 3; Quest 3,4; OEA 4. 188 EBERLE, BILL-None. ECKSTROM. KEVIN-VICA 4. EDGECOMB, PAM— GAA 2,3; Quest 2,3,4; Basketball 2. EDWARDS, GAI L— Vikettes 2,3,4. EGOLF, MIKE— Wrestling 3; Track 3. EHRSTEIN, BECKY-Pep Club 3; GAA 2,3; Quest 3. ELDRIDGE, SCOTT— FTA 3,4; NHS 4; For. Exch. 3; Band 2,3,4; Quest 3; Crowbar 4. ELLIS. LESLI E— FTA 2, Pres. 4; Student Council 3,4; NHS 4; For. Exch. 2, Sec. 3, V-Pres. 4; Band 2,3,4; Quest 2,3. EMERSON, MIKE-Hi-Y 4; Football 2; In- tramurals 2,3,4; Baseball 2,3. ENG, DAVID-None. EREA, BILL-None. ERNST, ANNETTE-Pep Club 2; Girls State Alternate; Swimming 3. EVANS, PAUL-None. EVERT, JOE-Swimming 3. EXCELL, DEBBIE— VICA 4; Choir 2,3,4; Photoyaphy 3. FAIT, KIM-Pep Club 2; V-Teens 2,3,4; FTA Sec. 4; NHS 4; Quest 3; Basketball Stat. 4. FANDL, NANCY— Valpost 2; Choir 2; Quest 4. FARNEY, MARY-V-Teens 2; Band 2,3,4; Ecology Club 2,3,4. FASEL, EILEEN-OEA 4. FERKLIC, SUZANNE-V-Teens 2,3; Stu- dent Council 2,3; NHS 3, V-Pres. 4; Carou- sels 2; Choir 3,4; Glee Club 2. FERO, BRI AN-Hi-Y 2,3; Wrestling 3.4; Baseball 2. FICKEN, LINDA-Pep Club 2,3,4; V-Teens 3,4; GAA 2,3,4; Basketball 2,3,4; Class Of- ficer, V-Pres. 4; Cheerleader 2,3,4; Glee Club 2; Carolers 3,4. FINDLING, JANE— GAA 2,3,4, Pres. 4; Basketball 2,3,4; Volleyball 2.4; Track 2.3.4. FINNEY, DIANE-None. FITZGERALD, KEVIN-None. FOLDESY, VIANNE— None. FORBES, DENNIS— Football 2. FORD, WENDY-None. FRAME, DAVID-None. FRANZEN, JOHN-VICA 4. FRAZIER, PEGGY-Band 2,3. FRYER, CONNIE-Pep Club 4; Carousels 2; Band 2,3,4; Choir 3,4; Glee Club 2; Carolers 3,4. GABRAM, STEPHANIE— Pep Club 4; Swim- ming 4; Illinois 3. GALLAGHER, MARIAN— Pep Club 4; Quest 4; Portage 3. GANNON, DIANE-Pep Club 3,4; V-Teens 3,4; St. Mary ' s Academy 2. GARBISON, CHRYS-Pep Club 3,4; Cheer- leader 2; DECA 4; Choir 3; Glee Club 2. GARDIN, DAWN-Band 2,3; Photography 4. GARRISON, SHERRI-Pep Club 2,3,4; Stud.-Fac. Senate 3. GAST, BOB— Football 2,3,4; Basketball 2; Intramurals 3; Golf 2; Student Council 2; Band 2. GEAR, DONALD— Football 2; Wrestling 2, 3,4; Choir 2,3,4; Carolers 2,3,4. GEHRING, THOM— Student Council Presi- dent 4. GERTSMEIER, NANCY-V-Teens 2,3, Pres. 4; Pep Club 3; NHS 4; Girls State Delegate 3; For. Exch. 2, V-Pres. 3,4; Lorelettes 2, Treas. 3, Sec. 4; GTO 2; Ecology Club, Sec. 2; YARC 3,4. GETZ, RICHARD-None. GIBSON, RICHARD-None. GOLDING, JUDY— GAA 2,3; Band 2,3,4; GTO 2; Volleyball 2; Swimming 3,4. GOODRICH, MARK-VICA 4. GORUB, CHERYL-Pep Club 2,3; V-Teens 2,3; Drama 2,3; Student Council 2; Vik- ettes 4; Choir 2,3,4; Glee Club 2; Quest 2; GTO 3,4; Ecology Club 2. GRAM, FRANKLIN— Intramurals 3,4; Golf 3; Band 2,3,4. GRANDFIELD, GAIL-Debate 3,4; Carou- sels 2; Choir 2,3,4; Glee Club 2; Carolers 3. GRAVES, RICHARD-Quest 4. GRAY, DAVID— Football 2. GRCICH, MIKE-VICA 4. GREEN, BRENDA-V-Teens 3; GAA 3; NHS 4; Valenian, Acad. Ed. 3, Ed. -in-Chief 4; Ecology Club 3; Quill Scroll 3,4; YARC 3,4. GREEN, KEVI N— Intramurals 2; Wrestling 2.3 GRIFFIN, JOSEPH— Intramurals 3,4; And- rean High School 2. GRIFFIN, KATHY— Current Events 2; Choir 3,4; Glee Club 2; GTO 2,3,4; Speech 2. GROGG, KAREN— GAA 2; Student Coun- cil 2; Lew Wallace High School 2,3. GROSS, LEONARD-None. GUASTELLA, GREG -Basketball 2; Intra- murals 3,4; Football 2,3, Capt. 4; Baseball 2; King of Hearts Ct. Prince 4. GUNSAULUS, JO-Band 2,3,4. HALL, DAVID-Swimming 3,4; DECA 4. HALL, DIANE— Ecology Club 3. HAMPSON, JIM-None. HANDSCHY, ANN-Pep Club 2; V-Teens 2; Quest 4. HART, BILL— Cross Country 2,3,4; Basket- ball 2,3, Capt. 4; Track 2,3,4. HARTMAN, NANCY -Pep Club 4. HART2, CHARLES-Tennis 2. HARTZ, FEFF— Chess Club 2,3, Pres. 4; Band 2,3,4. HAUBER, SUSAN-Pep Club 2,3,4; GAA 2,3,4; Vikettes 2,3,4; Quest 4; GTO 3,4; Basketball 2,3; Tennis 2; Track 2,3,4; Speech 2. HAWKINS, DEAN-Choir 2,3,4, Carolers 3, 4. HAYES, MICHELLE-None. HA-ZLETT, CHUCK -Football 3,4; Wrest- ling 3,4; South Bend, Ind. 2. HEAVI LIN, CHER YL-Pep Club 2.3; GAA 2 . HEINRICH, ROBERT— Wrestling 3,4. HENDERSON, LESLIE-Choir 2,3,4. HENDRICH, DONNA-None. HEWLETT, DONALD-Band 2,3. HILL, ROBERT— Hi-Y 3; Intramurals 3,4; DECA Pres. 4; Speech 4. HOHNECK, JILL— Carousels 2; Glee Club 2; Choir 3,4; Stud.-Fac. Senate 3; Student Council 4; GTO 4; Valenian Copy Ed. 4. HOOVER, KENTON- FTA 4; Football 2.3. 4; Wrestling 2; Track 2; Band 2,3,4. HOSPERS, KURT— Swimming 2,3; Speech 2 . HOUSE. LINDA-Pep Club 2,3.4; NHS 3,4; Speech 3; Cheerleader 2,3,4; Stud.-Fac. Senate 4; For. Exch. 4. HOUSTON, BRUCE-Hi-Y 2; Football 2,3, 4; Basketball 2,3; Intramurals 4; Track 2,3, 4. HOWARD, DEANNA-V-Teens 2,3; For. Exch. 3,4; Band 2,3,4; Quest 3; Ecology Club 2. HOWARD, MARIANNE— PepCIub 2,3; YARC 3,4; Choir 4, Glee Club 2, Quest 2.3. HOYT, LARRY-DECA Treas. 4. HOYT, TRACY-Pep Club 4; Quest 3.4; OEA 3; Ecology Club 3. HREHA, JACKIE— GAA 2; Swimming 3,4. HUBER, DEBORAH— Drama 3; Debate 3; GTO 2,3,4; Speech 3. HUCK, FAITH— Pep Club 2,3 Treas. 4; Stu- dent Council 2,3,4; Stud.-Fac. Senate 4; Band 2,3,4; Quest 4; Tennis 4. HUMMEL, ROB- Intramurals 2,3,4; Golf 2; Band 2,3,4. HUNDT, PAM-None. HURST, CATHY-Pep Club 3,4; Band 2,3,4; GTO 4; Gymnastics 3. JOHNSON, EDEE-Pep Club 2,3; Quest 3, 4; Basketball 2. JOHNSON, TIMOTHY-Hi-Y 2; Football 2, 3,4; Basketball 2,3; Intramurals 4; Baseball 2; Class Officer Pres. 4; King of Hearts Ct. 4. JONES, JERRY-Speech 2. KALMER, JEFF— Calumet, Ind. 2,3. KALUZNY, JULIE— Drama 3; NHS 3,4; Valenian Acad. Ed. 4; Choir 3,4; Ecology Club 3; Boone Grove 2. KAUFFMAN, LINDA-Choir 2,3; Glee Club 2,3; OEA 4; Quest 2,4. KEEN, JAN-Wrestling 4; Golf 2,3. KELLER, MARTIN-Chess Club 2,3,4; Wrestling 2,3; Boy’s State Delegate 4. KENNEDY, ELIZABETH-V-Teens 2; Cur- rent Events 2; Quest 4; Ecology Club 3. KENT, ALLEN -Hi-Y 2; Football 2; Intra- murals 2; Wrestling 3; Student Council 2; Class Officer, Treas. 3; NHS 3,4; Boy ' s State Alternate 3; For. Exch. 2, Pres. 3,4; Quest 4; Ecology Club 3. KENWORTHY, ART-Hi-Y 3; Football 2,3; Track 2; Wrestling 2,3. KERN, TIMOTHY-Chess Club 2, Sec. 3,4; Intramurals 3,4; NHS 3,4; Boy ' s State Dele- gate 3; Band 2,3,4. KERNS, CHERYL-VICA Treas. 3, Sec. 4. KIBBLE, DEBRA— Carousels 3; Choir 2,3, 4; Glee Club 2,3. KING, JOHN— Intramurals 2,3,4; Golf 2,3,4. KLIPSTINE, JOHN— Intramurals 2; Ecology Club 3. KNEZEVICH, DAN-Hi-Y 3; Football 2,3, 4; Basketball 2; Intramurals 3,4; Baseball 2, 3. KNIELING, HOLGER— Intramurals 4; NHS 4; For. Exch. 4; Germany 2,3. KOSHUTA, DAVID-Chess Club 2; Football 2; Intramurals 2,3,4; Quest 4; Ecology Club 2, Pres. 3,4. KRAFT, DAVID-VICA 3,4; Football 3; Intramurals 2. KRAISINGER, RANDY-None. KRAIWCYCK, LYNDA-OEA 4. KRSTOVICH, STEVE— Wrestling 2,3,4. KRUEGER, DEBRA— V-Teens 2; Current Events 2. KRUEGER, VICKIE— None. KRUSE, SUSAN-Choir 3,4; Glee Club 2; Quest 3; OEA 4. LADD, DAVID— Cross Country 3,4;Track 3.4, YARC 4; For. Exch. 3,4; W. Long Branch, New Jersey 2. LANDRY, COLLEEN-VICA 4; Glee Club 3; Quest 3; Ecology Club 2,3,4. LAMBERT, BRIAN-Hi-Y 2,3; Football 2, 3,4; Intramurals 2; Baseball 2; Student Council 2,3,4; Class Officer Pres. 3; NflS 3, 4; Stud.-Fac. Senate 2,3; Band 2,3, V-Pres. 4. LAMBERT, WALT— Intramurals 3, Golf 4. LANGER, MIKE— Football 2; Intramurals 2; Wrestling 2,3; Speech 2. LANYI, DEBRA-Pep Club 2,3; Cheerlead- er 2,3,4; Homecoming Ct. 4. LARR, JOE— Cross Country 2; Baseball 2; Carolettes 2; Carousels 2; Band 2,3; Choir 2,3,4; Carolers 3.4. LAUGHERY, CAROLE-Choir 2,3,4; Quest 3.4. LAWRENCE, BARBARA-Drama 3; For. Exch. 2; Valenian 3; Glee Club 3. LEMKE, JOSEPH-None. LEMSTER, DOUG— Football 2; Quest 4; Photography 4. LEWIS, JOHN— Wrestling 4; Gary Wirt 2,3. LIEBIG, ERIC-None. LINDBERG. KENDRA-Pep Club 2,3,4; V- Teens 3,4; GAA 2,3,4, NHS 3,4; Vikettes 1,2; Choir 2,3, V-Pres. 4; Carolers 3,4; Bas ketball 3; Tennis 4. LINDEMANN, BRADLEY-None. LONG, DAN— Wrestling 2,3. LOPEZ, IRENE-None. LOUDERBACK, DAN— Football 2,3,4; In- tramurals 3,4; Wrestling 2. LUDINGTON, BEVERLY-Band 2,3; DECA 4. MAAS, RAY— Baseball 2. MACLEAN, NORMAN-Hi-Y 2,3; Football 2,3,4; Track 2; Quest 3. MACLEAN, ROBIN— Choir 2,3,4. MAIERS, KAREN-Pep Club 2, Sec. 3,4; Student Council 2,3; Class Officer V-Pres. 2; NHS 3, Pres. 4; Stud.-Fac. Senate 4; Carou- sels 2; Homecoming Ct. Princess 4; Band 2, 3, Drum Majorette 4; Choir 3,4; Glee Club 2; Carolers 3,4; Basketball 2,3,4, Salutato- rian 4. MAMMARELLA, ROBERT-Chess Club 2, 3; VICA 4; Basketball Stat. 3; Quest 3,4. MANOGG, DAN-Chess Club 2,3; Basket- jail 2; Intramurals 3,4; Track 4; NHS 4; For. Exch. 2,3,4; Band 2. MANOLOPOULOS, HARRY-None. - MARQUART, JANIE-Pep Club 2; Quest 3, 4; OEA 4. MARRELL, VERNON-None. MARSHALL, CASA-V-Teens 2; GAA 2; Swimming 2; Lorelettes 2; Photography 2. MARTIN, CHERYL-None. MASTERS, KIM-OEA Sec. 4. MATCHETT, JODY-VICA 4. MATSEY, WILLI AM-None. MAXEY, RONALD-Drama 3,4; Chess Club 2.4, Treas. 3; Intramurals 2,3, NHS 4; Band 2.3.4. MAXWELL, SHEREE-Pep Club 2; Quest 3. MAYS, SALLY-Honolulu, Hawaii 2,3. MCAFEE, PEGGY-Pep Club 2; GAA 2; Band 2,3. MCCASLAND, RICHARD- None. MCDONALD, CAROLE-VICA Pres. 4; Choir 2,3,4; Carolers 4. MCGAFFIC, RENEE— Pep Club 2,3,4; GAA 2, Sec. 3, V-Pres. 4; Student Council 4; Choir 2,3,4; Glee Club 2; Basketball 2,3,4; Volleyball 2,3,4; Track 2,3,4. MCGUIRE, MARY-Quest 2,4. MCLEAN, DONALD— Intramurals 2,3,4; Baseball 2,3,4; NHS 3,4; Boy ' s State Alter- nate 3; Speech 3; Valedictorian 4. MCNAMARA, COLIN-Track 2; VICA 3,4; Cross Country 3. MEAD, DIANA-Drama 2,3,4; Quest 3,4; Speech 2,3; Thespians Treas. 3,4. MERT, WILLI AM-None. MEYER, MARK-None. MICHAELS. GREGG-None. MILIANTA, ANNA-Pep Club 2,3,4; Choir 2,3. MILIANTA, MARIANNE— Pep Club 2,3,4; Cheerleader 2,3,4; Quest 4; Track 4. MILLER, JANEANNE-Band 2,3,4. MINIX, WAYNE-None. MISHLER, JEFFERY-None. MITCHELL, JOHN-Student Council 4. MONTGOMERY, VIRGIL-Baseball 2. MOORE, JOHN-None. MORELAND, SUE-None. MOSER, JEFFERY-FTA 2,3,4; Football 2,3,4; Wrestling 2,3,4; Track 2,3,4; Current Events 2. MOYER, STEVE-Band 3,4; Elkhart, Ind. 2. MURPHY. JULIE— GAA 2; Golf Stat. 2,3; Vikettes 3,4; GTO 4; Volleyball 2; T rack 2. MURPHY, MARK— Football 2; Basketball 2,3; Intramurals 4; Golf 2,3,4; Student Council 2,3; Band 2. MURPHY, THOMAS— Intramurals 2; Base- ball 2,3.4. MURVIHILL, WENDY-Glee Club 2. NAILLIEUX, JANIS- Pep Club 2,3.4; DECA 4; Band 2.3. NEBE, SUSAN-V-Teens 3; FT A 4; Drama 2,3; Student Council 2; NHS 3,4, Girl ' s State Alternate 3; Current Events 2, Sec.- Treas 3; Valenian 2,3; Ecology Club 2,3; Quill Scroll 3. NELSON, MARC-Hi-Y 3; Football 2,3,4; Intramurals 2,3,4; Baseball 2,3,4; NHS 3,4; Bov ' s State Alternate 3. NEVITT, SUSAN— Quest 3,4. NICHOLS, STEVE-None. NISLEY, DALLIS-V-Teens 2,3; GAA 2; NHS 4; Band 2,3,4; Volleyball 2. NOWLIN, LARRY-VICA 3,4. NOWLIN, TIMOTHY— Football 2; Wrest- ling 2,3,4. NULAND, MARY JO-V-Teens 2,3,4; Dra- ma 4; Glee Club 2,3,4; Quest 3,4; YARC 2, Sec 3 4 O ' BRIEN, BARBARA-V-Teens 2; Photo- graphy 3. O ' CONNOR, TIM-Hi-Y 2,3; Football 2,3, 4; Intramurals 2,3,4. OLESON, DEBORAH-None. OLESON, RONNIE-None. OLIN, GREGORY-None. OLSEN, ROBERT-None. OLSON, JILL- V-Teens 2,3; FT A 4, Drama 2,3; NHS 4; Girl ' s State Alternate 3; Current Events 2; Band 2,3, Sec.-Treas. 4; Ecology Club 3; YARC 4. PARKES, BARBARA-Pep Club 2,3; Glee Club 2,3; Quest 2,3,4 PEARCE, DIANE— GAA 2; Debate 3; Carou- sels 2; Choir 2,3,4, Carolers 3,4; Swimming 4. PERA, LEONARD-None. PERKINS, LAWANNA-V-Teens 2; Carou- sels 2; Choir 2,3,4; OEA 4. PETERSON, LINDA— Pep Club 2,3,4; Val- post 2, OEA 4. PFLUGHAUPT, PHILLIPP-Choir 2,3,4. PHILLIPS, FRED-Hi-Y 2,3; Football 2.3; Intramurals 2; Photography 3. PINKERTON, RICHARD-None. POLAREK, CHARLES-None. POLLOCK, KENT-VICA 4; Basketball 2; Intramurals 3,4. POOL, KATHY-Pep Club 2,3,4; V-Teens 3.4; Quest 3,4. PRITCHARD. BARBARA— V,Teens 3; FT A 4; Quest 3,4. PULLINS, GARY— Golf 2. RADER, WILLIAM— Photography 3,4. RAINEY, VERNON-Track 2. RASCHKE. RHONDA-Quest 3. REA, DENELLE-None. RECHLIN, THOM AS -Basketball 2,3,4; Band 2; Ecology Club 2. REED, DAVID-None. REED, MICHEAL-None. REINHOLD, RACHELLE-Drama 2; De- bate 2; Student Council 2,4; Choir Pres. 3,4; Glee Club Pres. 2; Quest 3; GTO 2,3. RESTEAU, LINDA— Glee Club 2; Quest 4. REYNOLDS, KEVIN-Cross Country 2; DECA 4 REYNOLDS, TIMOTHY-None. RICHIE. RAYMOND-None. RIGBY, RICHARD-Choir 2,3,4; Carolers 3; YARC 2,3, Pres. 4. RISK, WILLI AM-Football 2; Intramurals 2; Golf 2; Quest 2. RITZ, TODD-VICA 3,4; Wrestling 2. ROBINSON, LARRY-Hi-Y 3; Football 2, 3,4; Basketball 2; Intramurals 3,4; Baseball 2,3,4. ROBINSON, TERRI-None. ROMANENKO, RICHARD-Band 2.3,4. ROOF, WANDA-OEA 4. ROONEY, PATRICIA— Choir 3,4, GTO 3; Tennis 3; Swimming 3; Detroit, Michigan 2. ROTHMAN, JEFF-None. ROUGH, NANCY-V-Teens 2, Carousels 2; Choir 2,3,4; Glee Club 2. RUGE, SUSAN-Pep Club 2,4; V-Teens 4; Homecoming Queen 4; Quest 3,4; Volley- ball 4 RUSH, RICHARD-Basketball 2; Intramu- rals 3,4; Golf 2,3,4. SAUNDERS. JIM-Football 2. SAVARESE, MICHEAL-None. SAWYER, WILLI AM-Football 3; Wrest- ling 3. SCOTT, GREGORY-None. SCOTT, WILLI AM-None. SEDERBERG, JEFFERY-DECA 4 SELBY, KEVIN-VICA 4; Football 2; In- tramurals 3,4, Wrestling 2. SENGPIEL, SUSAN-Pep Club 3,4; Viket- tes 3,4; Quest 3; GTO 3. SHUTTS, CATHY-Pep Club 3, V-Pres 4; GAA 3,4; Valenian Album Ed. 4; Band 3,4; Quest 3; Basketball 3,4; Merritt Island, Fla. 2 . SIEMION, JEFFERY-VICA 3.4 SILHAVY, STEVE-VICA 3,4. SIMMONS, DOUGLAS- None. SKINGLEY, TERRI-OEA 4; Gary, Ind. 2, 3. SLINGERLAND, Wl LLI AM— None. SLINGSBY, PHYLLIS— Quest 4; Calumet, Ind. 2. SMITH, KATHY-Pep Club 3, Sec. 4: Stu- dent Council 3; Vikettes, 3,4; Carousels 2; Choir 3,4; Glee Club 2; Quest 4 SMITH, LINDA-Quest 3,4. SNODGRASS, JUDY-V-Teens 2; GAA 2; Drama 3; VICA V-Pres. 4; Choir 3,4; Speech 2 . SOLOMON, ANN-Pep Club 2; Choir 2,3,4; Glee Club 2,3,4. SOMMERS, lONE-Pep Club 2; Band 2,3; Quest 4. SOMMERS, MARK-Hi-Y 3; Basketball 2; Intramurals 3,4 SORENSON, JILL-Pep Club 4; V-Teens 2; GAA 2; NHS 4, Stud.-Fac. Senate 4; Vik- ettes 3,4; Quest 2,3; GTO 2,3, Pres. 4; Vol- leyball 2. Track 2. SPRATLEY, DONALD- Football 2,3,4; Basketball 2,3; Golf 2; Band 2,3. STALBAUM, JACKIE— Quest 2. STALEY, MARY-Quest 2. STAVREFF, GERALD-None. STECK, CHRIS-Football 2; Swimming 4. STEELE, CATHY-V-Teens 2; GAA 2,3; Lorelettes 2,3; Tennis 2; Volleyball 2,3; GAA Treas. 3. STIPP, RICK-None. STORDEUR, BARBARA-Pep Club 2,3,4; V-Teens 3,4; Student Council 2,3, Treas. 4; NHS 3,4; Stud.-Fac. Senate 2.4; For. Exch. 3,4; Valpost 2; Choir 3,4; Quest 4; GTO 3, 4. STREGE, DENNIS— Wrestling 2; Band 2.3; Quest 4 . STREHLER, DOUGLAS-None. STRIKWERDA, BEV -Pep Club 2; DECA 4; Quest 3,4; Volleyball 2. SWANSON, MARA-Pep Club 2,4; V-Teens 2,3; NHS 4; Band 2,3,4; Quest 4 SWEET, SANDY-Pep Club 2,3, Pres. 4; NHS 3,4; Cheerleader 2; Carousels 2; Choir 3,4; Glee Club 2; Carolers 4; GTO 2. SZAJKO, STEVEN-None. TANAKA, KUN I KO—Ca rollettes 4; Choir 2,4. TAYLOR, CHARLES-None. TAYLOR, SHARON- Pep Club 2,3; V- Teens 2,3; Band 2,3,4; Quest 3; Ecology Club 2. TAYLOR, SUSAN-Pep Club 2; V-Teens 3; 190 Choir 2, Quest 2,3,4. TERLICHER, REA-None. THIELE, JONATHAN-Hi-Y 2,3; Football 2,3,4; Basketball 2; Intramurals 4; Track 2. 3,4; Class Officer Pres. 2; NHS 4; Boy ' s State Delegate 3; For. Exch. 4, King of Hearts Ct. 4 THIRY, ANDREW-None. THUNE, PAUL— Cross Country 2; Football 2,3; Basketball 2; Track 2,3,4; Student Council 2. TOMLINSON, ROGER— Hi-Y 3; Football 2,3,4; Intramurals 2,3,4; Baseball 2. TRAPP, MARTHA-Pep Club 2; GAA 2,3,4; Vikettes 2,3,4; For. Exch. 3,4, Basketball 2, 3,4; Tennis 2; Volleyball 2,4 TRAPP, RICHARD-VICA Pres 4. UNDERWOOD, TOM-Football 2,3, Intra- murals 2,3,4; Baseball 2,3; DECA 4 UNGURAIT, MARVA-Drama 2,3.4. Speech 4. URIDEL, LOREN-Debate 3; Chess Club 3. URISS, KIMBERLY— Carousels 3; Choir 2, 3; Quest 3,4. URSCHEL, DAVID-VICA 4; Quest 4 VAN PELT, KATHY-Quest 3,4. VICKERS, JOEL-Hi-Y 3, Football 2,3,4; Basketball 2,3,4, Track 2,3; Quest 4 VOGEL, MIKE-Quest 4 WALDSCHMIDT, MARY BETH-PepCIub 2,3; Drama 2,3, Sec. 4; NHS 3,4; Vikettes 2,3,4; Current Events 2, Carollettes 4; Val- post 4; Choir 4, Quest 3.4; Tennis 4; Golf 4; Thespians 4. WALKER, RALPH-None. WALSH, BETH-Pep Club 2,3; Drama 3; DECA Sec. 4, Choir 3; Glee Club 2; Speech 2 . WEIDEMAN, MIKE-None. WEINHOLD, DAVID-None. WETMORE, KEITH— Drama 2,3, Pres. 4; Student Council V-Pres. 4, NHS 3,4; Boy ' s State Delegate 3; Stud.-Fac. Senate 4; Cur- rent Events 2; YARC 2,4, V-Pres. 3; Band 2, 3, Pres. 4; Choir 3; Carolers 3; Quest 4; Speech 2,3; Thespians 2, Treas. 3, Pres 4. WHEELAND, MARK-None. WILLIAMSON, JOHN-Debate 3; Chess Club 2,3, Sec.-Treas. 4; Cross Country 2; Intramurals 2,3,4; Speech 3. WILLIAMSON, TRENT-None. WILLIAMSON, WAYNE-Football 2,3; Wrestling 2,3; Track 2,3. WOOD, DONNA-NHS 4, Quest 3,4. WYSE, LORRAINE— Quest 4; Lorelettes 3, 4. YOUNG, JEFFREY-None. YOUNG, ROBERT-None. ZAHARIAS, JOHN- Football 3,4; Track 3, 4; Gary, Ind. 2 ZEHNER, DEBORAH-None. ZELL, ALAN— ICT Sec.-Treas. 4. ZELL, VICKI E-Glee Club 2,3,4 ZORICK, JOSEPH— Wrestling 2,3; Photo- graphy Pres. 2,3. ZOSS, JUDI— Valpost 2; Choir 3,4 ZOWAL, LINDA-None. A Abelaeth. Dame ' 16? 172 Ackvman. Amy 89 152 ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS 195 Adams Hum 70.15? Adams Mmdv 138 Adget Ann 14 138 17? ADMINISTRATION 1 30.1 31 .1 32,1 33 ADVERTISEMENTS 17? 187 A.let. M.ry 161 Air»y Mark 152 Airey. Tony NP Albers. Don 56.101.152 Albert Mrs Bonnie 1 30 Aibemon. Lori 152 Alexander Mrs Keren Atexender William Alien, Jeff 104.152 Allen. Laura NP Allen Mark 98 Allen Nanette 152 AH . Mrs Loreie 69.1 34 Aitendorf. Barb 22.74,88.1 38.1 74 Aitomere. Tammy 161 Amberton. Mrt Roae 133 Arrtoorn. Joellyn 152 Ames Ben 161 Anderson. Charles 84.96.97,152 Anderson Mr Kurt 49.63.1 34 Anderson Karen 51.1 38 Anderton Kev.n 90 98 99 1 12.1 13.161 Andreyev Andrea 16.34 Andrews. Catherine 16.34.161 Annan Philip 161 APRIL ANTICS 16.17 Armstrong. Debb«e 89 161 Armstrong, Randy 1 38 Arnold. Marie 90.161 Arnold. Renee 51 . 1 38 ART 62.63 Athbeugh James 61 Ashbeugh. Lynn 152 Ashbury. Ronme NP At man, Jeanie Asrman Kerry 10.88 1 38 Austin . M ' Benjamin 134 B Baeit rud. Man 46 52.138 Babcock Meiitsa 37.51 .152 Babcock Patricia 88 .89.161 Bach Debra 161 Backstrom. Sandra 90.50,51 .161 Baczkowski. Lon 152 Baepier Danielle 42. 152 Bagnai Mrs Cheryl 134 Bailey Barb 153 Bailey Margaret 51.1 3B BaiNv Mike 161 Boiey Rich 90, 101. 115. 153 Bam. Ellen 90 138 Baird. Marcia 161 Baker 90 101.153 Baker. Suzan 161 Baker Vicky 90 153 Bales. David 161 Ballard. Ceciha 69 89 1 61 BAN0 90-91 Bannec Ingrid 88.161.38 BANQUETS 26.27 Bentchbach Lynn 161 Bantchbach. Mark 127.138 Barber Peggy 161 Bar.le Janet 57.138 Barker Bin 113.153 Barker Ronald 1 61 Barkley Debb-e 57.138 Barkley. Tim NP Barnet. David NP Berrot William 96 113.161 Bar tel mo. Kate 120.122.161 Bertel mo. Will 34,107.108.109,113.153 Barteit. Dan 55.153 Bartholomew Carol Bartholomew John 83.138 BASEBALL 110-111 BASKETBALL 106 Baumann Roth 51 .52.1 18.1 38 Beach Christopher 138 Beach. Cynthia 161 Beech. Jeff 153 Beach. Karen 90 153 Beach Lon 51.153 Beach Steven 90 98.1 10.161 Bean j, ii 35.52.138 Bean Pamela 1 38 Baden Lisa 43.153.187 Beck Jonathan NP Ben Keith 101. 11 3.1 3B Bell Bob NP Bell. Ken 115.161 Benda Lisa 38 Benda Michelle 88 153 Index Belmonte. Efres Ben ham, Byron Ben ham, Shawn 153 Bennett Becky 51.138 Bennett. Brad 153 Bennett. Dan 56 Benson. Walter 161 Benton, Debbie 77,153 Benton. Mrt Pat 133 Benton. Leslie 88 161 Berg. Rebecca NP Berger. Steve 153 Bergslien. Karev 161 Bergslien. Kim 38.39,51.123.153 Bergstedt Rhonda 153 Berkoski. Lizabeth 161 Berkoski. Michael 161 Berndt. Tom 153 Berndt. Walter 161 Berner. Siephen 161 Bertholet. Edward Bessier. Thomas 139 8 bier. Julie Bieker. Bruce 153 Billings. Sue 153 Bird. Mr Charles 26.103.134 Birky. Mike 96.153 B.rky, Tarry 122.161 Billue. Deborah 78.139 Birmingham. LeeAnn 161 Birmingham. Mark 139 Bish. Dianne 161 Bivens. Kim 153 Bixby. Tom 90.153 Black, Richard 139 Bianck. David 102. 103.1 61 Blaney. Sheryl 161 Biastick. Kimberly 90.162 Blast ick. Robm 139 Biazek Joseph 153 Bliss. Sandra 64.162 Blunk. Kethlenn 162 Boehlke. Donna 162 Boehnnger. Elizabeth Bogdai k. Christine 162 Bogutiawski. Karen 162 Bohimann. Cynthia 89,162 Bohimann. Debbie 40.53,139 Boian. Joseph 52.53,107 Bond. Dan Bond. Michael NP Bondi. Mike 90,162.19 Boshuia. Barb 162 Bosuc. Jonathan 56,72.1 39 Bostic. Paul 153 Bott, Robert 81 .96.162 Bouche. Jean 153 Bouche Suzanne 162 Boudreau. Amanda 90,162 Bouie. March 162 Bowers ox Tera 89.153 Bowman. Mr Charles Bowman, Mrs Mary Edna 134 Boyd, Jack NP Bradney . James 1 39 Bradney. Kevin 56 Bradney. Rebecca 162 Braithwaite, Cathy Braun. Cindy 162 Braun. Kan 16.153 Bray. Julie 89.153 Breitzke. Donna 162 Breitzke. Mark 83. 139.175 Bremer. Jo Ann 153 Bretscher. Joel Bretscher Rachel 14.52 .125.38 Bnssette. Karen 4,120.162 Brissettr. Kevin 115.162 Brobeck Robert 153 Brown. Ann 162.39 Brown, Bonnie 12,63,139 Brown. Brian 98.108.162 Brown. Cheryl 162 Brown. Cindy 34.162.3B Brown. Curtis 113.127.1 39 Brown. Jell 153 Brown, Lawrence NP Brown. Matthew 57.75.139 Brown, Newton 96.107.113,139 Brown. Paula Brown. Steve 66.70.162 Brown. Tim 162 Brown Wendy 38 Brown. William 26,56.139 Brownell. Mike 139 Brovtak. Tim 162 Bryant. Joann 89.162 Buche. Steve 162 Buchheit. Deborah 52,28.153 Bucheit. Ken 162 Buck Nancy 139.176 Burchuk. James 162 8urchuk. Katherine 139 Burey. Karen Burgess Brad 162 Burgess. Greg 139 Burl. Cindy 162 Burkett . T om 40.53.96. 1 07 . 1 S3 Burkey. Teri 89 Burton. Sherman 153 Busch. Tern 39 BUSINESS 76.77 Bush. Denise 51 Butt. Bernard 134 Bun. Jennifer 51.90,120.123.162 Butt. Jordan 90.113,153 Butt, Mrs Rosemary 133 Butt. Pans 88.89.153 Byas. James NP c Cam. Mr Robert 63.134 Cam. Polly 51.162 Catderazzo. Jane 153 Caldwell. John 157.162 Campoiattara. Perry 162 Campoiattara. Dana 153 Campoiattara . T ony 56. 1 39. 1 79 Canada. Mark 98.104 162 Cannon. Cathy 78.123.139 Cannon. Jamie 139 Carey. Susan 89.162 CAROLERS 88-89 CAROUSELS 88 CAROLLETTES 88.89 Carpenter. Lessie 16,153 Carr, James NP Casbon, Wendy 139 Casey. Br.dgett 118.123.153 Casey . Sean 1 39 Cash . Charles 95. 1 53 Cassidy. Cynthia 21.162 Cheei. David 103.153 Chaei. Robert 103.162 Charlson. Mr Victor 134 Charpentier. Paul 162 Chastam. Claudia 153 CHEERLEADERS 124.125 Cheever. Kimberly 153 Cheney. Paul NP CHESS CLUB 54.55 Chester. Linde 90.163 Chester. Russe ' i 16.56.139 CHOIR 88 89 Chrisner. John 163 Christian, Mark Christian. Scott 127 Christman, Mike NP CHRISTMAS DANCE 20.21 Christy. Dale 153 Christy. Mr James NP Chuich. Mitchell 35.98.163 Nick 139 Church. Debb.e 25,139,179 Church. Gary 65.139 Church. Royal 153 Ciciora. Dale Cic.ora. Mr Dale 107.134 Cmkoske. John 69.163 Clark. Debby 163 Clark. Mrs Elame 131 Clark. James 90 Clark Jeff 55.153 Clark. Mrs Katherine 36.134 Clark. Larry 163 Clark. Lmda 89.163 Clark. Margaret 90.139 Clarke. M.chaei 163 Clarke. Nancy 38.163 Clarke. Tim 153 Clause. Debra 163 Ciauts. Kathleen 88, 1 39 Oendenm, Martha 11.139 Clennon, Marian 51 Click ovich. Vick. 90.139 Clifford. Gilbert 98. 108. 163 Clifford. James 139 Clouse. Don 153 Clouse. Jim 153 Clouse. R ki 153 Coates. Steve 55.153 Cobb. Edward 43.140. 181 .187 Coffey. Mr Jerry 68 135 Cohen, Camille 140 Cohen. Charles 34.104.163 Coiberer, Bill 82 Cole. George 86.163 Coleman. Brian 90.163 Coleman. Jeff 90.163 Collms. Kama 140 Combs. Carroll 140 CONCERTS 18.19 Conklin. Jill 90.163 Cobb. Edwards Conley. Cathy NP Conover. Bill Conover. Paul 98.163 COOKS 133 Cooley. Pam 163 Cooley. Tom 163 CO-OP 72.73. 74. 75 Copeland. Gregg 66.163 Cornell. Curtis 88.163 Cornett. Rodney 163 Cor os. James 98 163 Corsbie. Barry 57.140 Costas. Jon Cot ter man. John 163.198 Cotton. Bob 153 Cotton. Joe 153 Coulter. Donna 88.153 Coultner. David 163 Couteau. Kevm 153 Cra.g Bnan 154.182 Craig, Miss Florence 51.135 Cremate. Chris 163 Crawford. Jennifer 51.163 Cristian. Mark 154 CROSSCOUNTRY 112 113 Crowell. Christina 43 1 54,187 CROWBAR 48 49 Culp. Howard 163 Curran. Richard 55.154 Curtis. Aaron Curtis, Julie 88.140 Cushman. George D Dames. Jaime 140 Daly. David 163 Daly. Jeff NP Daly. J.m 127.154 Daly. 96.113.140 Daniel. Leanne 154 Denieiy. Jane 140 Daumer. Dicky 163 Daumer. Kandy NP Dawes. Paul me 163 Dawson. Julie 140 Dawson. Kirby 140 Davis. Bob 163 Dav.s. Paul 154 DECA 56,57 Dedioff . Cmdy 154 Ded ' off. Kimberly David 56 Dehnart . Norman 163 Deiahanty. Steven 163 DeMeo. Karen 140 Dennis. Andy 163 Dennis. Lynn 154.39.38 Deputy. Nay na 154 DeWitt, Larry 90.163 DeW-tt. Les 90.154, Mr Don 131 Dierkmg. Melinda 154 D.ner. Jean 154 Dillingham, Shan 154 D ' Hon. Ron 154 Di . Jay 101.104.154 Dillon. Ron 154 D.k. Jay 101.104.154 D xon. Tom 94.95.108 109.163 Doak.Mr Steve 57.95,123. 135 Doene.Mr CJ 107.131 Dobbins. Dawn 140.174 Dobbms. D-ana 51.140.181 Doermg. Donna 40,53.140 Doenng. Meivm 163 Doermg. Norman 86.140 Dofka. Mark 10.163 Dofka Richard Domke. Gay la 163 Dommermuth, Mike 163 Donaldson. Anne 51 Dondlmger. Janet 51 Dorroll. Carol 140 Dorroll. John Dost . Pam 1 54 Dougherty. Madge 154 Dougherty. Mary 45,121.154 Dougherty. Thomas 96.163 Downing. Carol 154 DRAMA CLUB 54.55 Duffy. Tom NP Duford. Rebecca 61 Duford. Robyn 140 Dugan. Christopher 20.101.140 Durnbaugh. Miss Alice 54.70,135 Dutcher. Marion 110.163 Duttlinge». Joe 73 Dykes. Mary 51.140 Dziadosz. Joe 154 E Eavey . Carter 1 54 Eavey. Michael 154 Ebene. Bill 140 Eberie, Stephen 154 Eckert. Cindy 38 39 117.154 Eckstrom. Kevm 140 Edgecomb. Cmdy 154 Edgecomb. Pamela 140 Edson. Edward 154 Ethwards. Gail 45.125,140 Edwards, Jeff 110,154 Edwards. Jui»e 88.89 Egoif. Debbie 88 Egoif. E m 154 Egoif. Michael 140 Egoif. Steve 154 191 Ehrstem. Rebecca 51 .140 Eicheiberger, Lori 154 Eidndge. Douglas 74.140 Elliott, Susan 154 Ellis. Mr Glen 136 Ell.s. Lesiee 34,90.140 El Newer, Tank 90.154 Emerson. Mike 140 Eng. David Engstrom, Aldon 181 ENGLISH 68 6970.71 Erceg. Joann 88.163 Erceg. Susan Ereai. Bid 141 Erickson. Susan 163 Ernst. Annette 141 Ernst. Jeanme 1 20. 1 54 Ernst. Peggv 108.120.123,124.163 Esserman. Vicky 154 Evans. J.l 43.45.163 Evans. Paul 56 Evens. Shaun 95.154 Evers. Jeff NP Evert. Joseph 25.141.157 Evert. Steve 163 Excel). Debb.e 88.141 F FACULTY Fairchok. Greg 52.154 Fait. Kimberly Falls. Carol 163 Fandl. Nancy 141 Farkus. Richard 154 Farney. Mary 90.141 Farney. Rodger 163 Farnum, Brian 88.154 Fasei. Bob 154 Fesei. Danny 163 Fasei. Eileen 51.76.141 Feidhause. Bob 163 Ferguson. Joy 51 Ferklic. Suzanne 141 Ferkhc. Vick. 123.154.39. Fero. Brian 151 Faro. Scott 154 Festa. Dan 163 Festa. Tim 154 F.cken. Linda,125.141 Findimg. Jane 1 1 7.1 18.1 21 .122.141 .39 F.niey. Joe 163 Fmney. Diane 141,179 Finney. Tom 1 54 Fischer. Fitzgerald. Kevin Fitzgerald. Randy 154 Flee nor. Sandy 88,89 154 FokJesy. Bonn.e Foldesy , Vi anne 51 FOLK CONCERT 16.17 FOOTBALL 98 99,100.101 Forbes. Dennis 56.141 Ford. Ralph 163 Ford. Wendy 141 FOREIGN EXCHANGE 46.47 FOREIGN LANGUAGE 78.79 Fox. Gary 66.154 Fox. Glen 154 Foy. Darlene NP Frame. David NP Frank. Pauline 163 Franks. Linda 88.154 Franz. David 104.154 Franzen John 56.141 Frazier, Mary Kay 163 Frazier Peggy 141 Fntts. Bob 163 FrittS. Curtis 67.154 Frogge Helen NP Fryer. Connie 88.141.177 Fryhover. Lee 154 Fugere. Geoffrey 154 Furman. Dave 154 Furman. Donna G f,AA 18 IQ Gabbard Patricia 88.89 163 Gab ram. Sheryl 120.164 Gabram. Stephanie 121.141 Galasso. Greg 101.154.160 Gallagher. Man an 141 Gallagher . Mark 78.90.154 Gannon. Diane 51.141.179 Garbison. Chryst.e 57.141.187 Gardm. Dawn 141 Garmon. Steve 154 Garpow. Debra 52.53.155 Garrison. Jeanme 164 Garrison. Sherri 142 Garwood, Wendy 49.164 Gast. Bob 7.101.142 Gast. Jeff 164 Gast. Richard 142 Gathmann. Cindy 88.164 Gear. Carey 88.89.164 Gear. Don 104.105.142 Gee. Rob 76.155 Gehnng. Martin 12,54.164 Gehrmg. Thomas 34,142 Geiss. Mr Charles 110.136 Gerber. Mr Dean 131 Gertsmeier. Nancy Gertsmeier. Robert 164 Gesse. 98.164 Getz. Richard 142 Getz. Rua 54.164 Gibson, Phillip 155 Gibson. Scott 90.164 Gibson. Steve 90.164 Giltner. Dallas 88.164 Glass. Alan 155 Glickauf. Joseph 40.155 Ghssman. Charles 56 Golding. Jeff 90.108 164 Golding. Judy 90.121.142 GOLF Good. Darrel 155 Goode now Lynn 155 Goodrich. Mark 56 Gorecki. Anita 120.155 Gorub. Cheryl 142.174 GRADUATION 30,31 Graham. Carol Graham. Cheryl 156.175 Graham. Karla 88.89.164 Gram. Franklin 90.142 Gram, Rodney 56.90,164 Grandfield. Ga i 88.142.19 Graves. Charles 10.164 Graves. Richard 142 Gray. David 142 Gray. Gay la 164 Green. Rebecca 155.183 Green. Brenda Green. Kevin 142 Greenawaid. John 90.164 Gregory, Mark 155 Gncich. Mike 56.142 Gr.eger, Lynn 46.117.39 Griffin, Jennifer 164 Griffin. Joseph 142 Griffin. Kathy Gr.ndlay. Terry Grogg. Deborah 164 Grogg. Karen 87.142.198 Gromley. Colm 94.95.164 Gross. Leonard 142 Grove. Mrs Margaret 135 Groves. William NP GTO 44.45 Guastelia. Barb 51 .88.89.164 Guasteiia. Greg Gunsauius. Jo 5.90.142 Gunther. Nancy 88.155 Gurtner. Jett 101.155 Gustafson. Bob NP Gutierrez. Oscar 142 GYMNASTICS 120.121 H Hackett. Martin 90. 164 Haggerty. Cathy 155 Haggerty, John 164 Han. David 103.142 Ha l lam. Sally 45.123.164 H aiiberg, Tom 98.164 Halier. David 155 Haiierberg. Mr Tom 136 Hammons. Cheryl 1 64 Hampson. James 56.142 Hanchar. Keith 155 Handschy, Ann 142 Haney. Jan 89.164 Hanrahan. Pat 90.155 Hansen. Cindy 90.119,164 Hanser.. Mr Peter 1 35 Hanson. Paul 96.164 Harkel. Lynne 17,45.156 Harley. Alison 164 Harrington. Susan 52.34 Harrington. Tom 81.90.164 Harris. Deborah NP Harris. Tim 155 Hart. Brenda 164 Hart. Bill Hart, Patncia 164 Harter. Beth 38.155 Hartman, Brian 164 Hartman. Janet 164 Hartman. Nancy 142 Hartz. Charles 142 Hertz. Jeff 142 Hasse, Allision 88.155 Hasse. Jeff 64.88.155 Hauber. Sharon Hauber. Susan 116.117,122.143 Hawkins. Curt Hayes. Michelle 143 Hayes. Mrs. Marilyn 133 Hayes. Tamara 164 Hazlett. Charles 20.104.143 Head. Jane 155 HEALTH 66.67 Heavilm, Cheryl 71,143 Heevilm, Dan 156 Heckman. Mrs. Jean 136 Heinrich. Bob 143 Heinrich. Dale Henderson, Leslie 88.143 Hendnch. Donna 143 Henkel. Mr Alfred 131 Henny. Phil 155 Hensel. Bonn.e 34.164.169 Herr. Linda 88.155.182 Herren. Gary 164 Her re n. Ricky Hess. Cindy Hess. Kns 37, Hewlett. Cheryl 23.155 Hewlett. Don 143 Hiatt. Donna 164 Hibbets. Meg 155 Hickey. Beth 89 Hickey. Ed 101 .155 Highlen. Jan 164 Higiey. Tina 63 Hildreth. Debra 89.1 19.122.164 Hildreth. Mrs Doris 136 Hildreth. Mr Jack 66.135 Hill. Robert Hme. John Hipke. Pat 164 Hiser . Jerry Hittingar, Dean 103.164 Hodshue. Nancy Hoeppner. Greg Hoffman. Linda 51 Hoffman. Mr Mark 101 .1 13,1 36 Hoffman. Mrs. Lenore 135 Hogan. Kevin 156 Hohneck. Jill,19 Holmgren. Larry 102.164 HOME EC 60.61 HOMECOMING 14.15 Hoover. Kenton 90.143 Hoover. Rick 164 Hopkms. John 127.164 Hor Witz Paul N P Hospers. Kurt 143.176 House. Lmda Houston. Bruce 64,100.101,113.143 Hovey. Kim 155.39 Howard. Deanne 90.143 Howard. Marianne 143.177 Hoyt. Larry 56.57.143 Hoyt. Tracy 51.143 Hreha. Casey 164 Hreha. Jecqueim Hrycak. 143 Hubben. Kenh 164 Huber. Debbie 45.143 Huber. Wesley 18.155 Huck. Faith 34,90.123.143 Huck. Sarah 90.155 Huddleston. Fred 135 Hughes. Date Hughes. Dana 88.89.155 Huguenard. Kathie NP Huguenard. Pat NP Huliiham. Tom 155 Hummel. Robert 90.143 Hummel, Susan Hundt. Cmdy 164 Hundt, Pamela 143 Hundt. Peggy 165 Hunn. Mr James 136 Hunter. Gay la 155 Hunter, Kevin 143 Hurley. Cmdv 88.89.165 Hurley. Verna 155 Hursey . K«p 155 Hurst, Cathy 45.90.143 Husarik. Greg 103.155 Hutchison. Miss Cynthia 51 .1 36 Hutton. NP Hyatte. John 165 I ligenfritz. Dawn 88.89.155 INDUSTRIAL VOC INDEPENDENT STUDY 86.87 Ingram. Robert 88.165 INTRAMURALS 126.127 lono. Michelle NP Jamison. Kurt 98.106.165 Jankowski. Robert NP Jar neck e. Duene 155 Jarvis. Ken 165 Jennings, Lyn 45.116,155.157 Johnson. Noreen 165 Johnson. Bob 98. 108. 110,165 Johnson. Edith 20.143 Johnson. Jon 165 Johnson. Jeff 98 Johnson. Judy 89.155 Johnson. Larry Johnson. Laure 76,155 Johnson. Mr Garth 107.130 Johnson. Nancy 155 Johnson, Rich Johnson. Robert 1 06. 1 55 Johnson. Terry 165 Johnson. Timothy Jones. Brett 165 Jones, Crystal 1 43 Jones. Jerry 82.143 Jones. Karen 155 Jones. Lmda JUNIORS 152 160 JUNIOR CLASS OFFICERS 160 K Kage. Victoria 166 Kalmar. Jeff NP Kaluzny, Julie 43,52.88. 143 Kaminski. Elam 90.1 20 Kanne. Ronda 155 Karcher. James 101.113.126 Kasch. Kim 165 Kashner Doug Kassner. Keith NP Keating, Mike Keck. Karen 49.155 Keck. Kathy Kauffman. Lmda 143 Keen. Jan 56.143 Keen, Kevin 155 Keller. Brad 10.1 14.155 Keller. Chris 96 104 106.165 Keller. Craig 165 Keller. Martin 55.143 Kelley. Roselle 155 Kelly. Brenda NP Kelly. Lee NP Kennedy. Elizabeth 144 Kennedy. Tom 155 Kent. Allen 22.144 Kenworthy. Arthur 126,144 Kepley. Andy 3,155 Kepley. Jim NP Kerns. Randy 101 104 1 1 3.156 Kern. Timothy 52.87.90 144 Kerns. Cheryll 144 Kerr. Andrea 144 Kerr, David 165 Kerr. Diane 88.89 165 Ketchmark. Mary Jo 120.155 K.bbie. Debra 144 Kiigour. Gerald 165 K.igour. Rich 90.95.1 13.155 Kilmer, Carol 165 KING OF HEARTS 20.21 Kmg. Jack 179 Kmgery. Douglas 165 Kingery. Mmnetta 165 Kmgery. Tnna 165 Kmgsbury. Kyle 98.1 13. 166 Kirch, Eckhard 144 Kiemz. Carle 51.166 Kiemz. Carol Klipstme. John 144 Klitzka. Susan 49 Knauff. Myron 132 Kneifil, Tim 156 Dan Knieimg. Hoiger 46 Knoggle. Kyle 55.104 105.166 Koch. Keith 21 98 108 165 Koenig. Phil 165 Kohihoff. Dean 1 30 Kohlhoff Kim 17 46.121.156 Koshuta. Barb NP Koshuta. David 145 Krachey . Tom 165 Kraismger. Randy 145 Kraft. David 56.84.145 Kraismger, Dan NP Kraismger Peggy 165 Kraiwczyk, Lynda 51 .145 Kra«ci. Brenda 90.156 Krecker. John 1 65 Kracker. Paul 156 Kroger Gayie 88. 156 Kropp. Sharon 60, 1 56 Krstovich. Steve 104. 105. 145 Krueger. Dale 165 Krueger. Debra 21.86.145 Krueger Mrs Alice 132 Kruger . Tom 95.165 Krueger Vicki 145 Kruger, Raymon 49.156 Kruger. Tom NP Kruizenga. Bertha 165 Kruse. Sue 51,88.145 Kucmski. Mrs Diane 132 Kurman. John Kuzemka. Denise 156 Kuzemde. Kevin NP L Labne. Eric Ladd. Dav.d 96.113.145 LaForce, Miss Ann 1 36 Lamberson. Dale Lambert. Brian 37.101.145 Lambert. Waiter 145 Laube. Mrs Ruth 136 Landry. 8nan 156 Landry. Colleen 145 Langer, Mike 145 Lansdowne. Kathy 165,176 Lany.. Deb 14.145.178 Larcom. Luann Larder. Dale 156 Larr. Joe 11,88.89.145 Latham. Rick 165 Lattanzi. Ronald 165 Laugher y , Carole 88. 1 45 Leu man. Jeff 166 Laundson. David 165 Lawrence. Barb 145 Lawson. Janice 165 Lawson. Karen Learning. Jo Anne 15.156 Leasure. Chris NP Lebryk. Dan Lebryk. Ms Judy 136 Lee. Ruby 52.156 Lee. Theresa 156 Lef Her. Sue 119.165 Legler , Bob 56 192 Lemfce. Joseph 145 LKTikt. Robert 165 Lermter . Ooug 1 45 Lwrwt i . Mi»i« 166 LePtH. Connie 156 Lewis. Christina 156 Lewis James 146 Lewis John NP L ' CMenbergtr Wayne 156 L ebig, Eric 145 L gget«. Gary 98 165 Lmdberg. Kendre 20.52,89.123,145 Lmdemenn. Bradley NP L nton. Dave NP LoOdeii Thome 156 Locnmandy. Janice 88.89. 156. 19 Lockhart Terete 89.166 Loather . Brian 165 LoeHt Paul 156 Lomas. Bill 156 Lomas. Susan 7.38.166 Long. Barbara 166 Long, Beth 166 Long. Oan 1 45 Long. Oiane 45.121.156 Long. John Lopez. Gloria 145 Lopez Irene 57.145 LORELETTES 38 J9 Louderback, Dan 101 ,145 Louden, Brian 166.174 Lowe. Cathy 156 Lowenstme. Richard 156 Lucht. Richard 166 Ludingt on. Beverly 145 Lund. Jay 101.111 166 Lund. Peter 98 .1 3.165 Lussow. Gaya 156 Lussow. JeH NP Lundgren. Den, 165 Lundgren Debra 165 M Maas. Ray 145 Maas Ray 38.166 Macaiuso. Mike 165 Mackenzie. Jeffery 165 Mackenzie. Bruce NP MacLean. Kit 145 MacLean. Taai 88.145 Meiers. Karen Meier . Mr Wesley 35,136 Matackowski. Bob 34.98. 104.105.1 10.165 Maiasto. Linda 43.156 Mammarei la. George 166 Mammareiia. Robert 83.145 Manage Jim 165 Manatrey. Monty 64.156 Maney. Tom 165 Mann. Susan 89. 1 56 Manogg. Charles NP Manogg. Dan 113.146 Manogg. Vickie 156 Manolopouios. Harry 13.55.145 Marasco 96.108 165 Merner. Cindy 166 Mar quart. David 166 Marquarr Janie 51 146 Men Meimda NP Mar rail Vernon 73 Marr . Sherryl 52.156 Marshall. Casa 146 Marshall Ross 98 166 Martin. Cheryl 146 Martin, Janis 156 Martin, Matt 96.108.113,166 Martin, Marty 101 156 Martin. Ron 156 Mason. Kris 55.166 Massom, Laure 119.166 Masters. Kim 76.146 Matchett. Jody 146 Mateer Jack 101.156 Mateer Teresa 166 Matern. Sarah MATH 86,87 Matsey Bill 146 Maynard. Matt 156 Maynard Robert 102.103.166 Ma y Debra Maney Rebecca 90. 1 56 Maney Ron Maxwell Sheree 146 Mays. Sally 146 McAfee Nancy 90.166 McAfee, Peggy 146 McCasland. Richard 146 MoC hr fatten, Paul 156 McCleen. Anoa 157 McCord. Marianne McCray. Scott 111.157 McDaniel. Scott 101,113.157 McOaniels. Guy 157 McDonald. Carole 88.89.146 McGaffic. Rene McGiven. Mary Jane NP McGuire. Mary 146 McGuire. Pam 166 McGuire. Patricia 88.89.166 McK.bben. Dav.d 98 166 McLean. Don 52.111 146 McMaans. Betty 166 McMaans. Kathy 166 McMichaei Mr James 36,107.1 31 .196 McNamara. Colin 75.146 McNutt. Marsha 157 Mead. Diana 51.54.146 Mehler. Mike 80.90.103. 1 10.166 Merle. Mike 98. 1 04.1 05. 166 Mertz. Bill 146 Mertz. Bob 111.157 Meyer Mark 56.146 Meyer Mike NP Meyer Michele 166 Meyer Steve 108.166 Meyers. Brenda 157 Michaels. Gregg 56 Mieczenkowsk, Barb Munch. Mrs Kathy 136 Miles. Paul 88.166 Miliante. Anne 25.146 Milianta. Mar.ann Miller. Hans 157 Millar Janeanne 90.146 Miller Mr Martin 136 Miller Mike 88.89.157 Miller .Paul NP Miller. Mr Paul 36.136.199 Miller. Mr Robert 35,90. 1 36 Miller. Scott. Minm. Wayne 56.146 Mishier. Jeff 146 Mitchell. John 5.34.146 Mitchell. Linda 88.157 Mitchell. Lon 157 Mitchell, Terr, 166.38 Mohr. Don 18.90.157 Monroe. Cheryl 157 Monroe. Rory 62.157 Montgomery, Mike 166 Montgomery. Virgil NP Mooers. Jan me 88 Moore. Bill 166 Moore. John 146 Morris. Harry 101.157 Morris. Patricia Morrison. Scott NP Morton. Teresa 157 Moser Jeff 13.146 Moyer. Steve NP Mrz ' ak. Kevin 157 Mueller. David 157 Muller. Lori 157 Munsch, Kim NP Murai. Mike 68 Murphy. Jim 166 Murphy. Jo-EHen Murphy. Julie 146 Murphy. Mark 115.146 Murphy . Mr Patrick 98.1 1 1 .1 36 Murphy Tom 111.146 Murray Terry 166 Murvihiil, Diane NP Murvihill Wendy 49.65.147 Muske. Mrs Josephine 1 36 Mussmen. Kurt 90.166 Mustame. Beverly 166 MV FAIR LADY 10.11 N Na.iiieun. Dawn 38.157 Naiilieun. Jams 147 Napohilo. Eleanor 117.166 Nash Mr Georgs 132 NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY 52.53 Near Doug 104.157 Nebe Susan 52.147 Nedberg. Sally 88.89.166 Neeiey, Jom 166 Neely. Tom 98.166 Netson. Bruce 157.115 Nelson. Charlie 166 Nelson. Mrs, Elener 133 Nelson. Marc52.101.111.147 Nemeth. Kenda 69.157 Neuffer . Gail 166 Neuschater Danene 90.166 Nevitt. Susan 147 Newman. James 157.1 73 News ted, Richard 157 Nicholls, Michael 157 Nichols. Steve 147 Nielsen. Deborah Niequist. Nancy 40.53.157 THE NIGHT OF JANUARY 16th 12.13 Nightingale. An is NP Nightingale. Marcee 45. 1 21 . 1 57 Nightengale. Victor 98.104,105.166 Niksch. Coach Karen 117 Nisley Dallis 90.147.183 Nisley . Doug 98.166 Nolen. Mark 166 Noonan. Tim 96.1 13.166 Norman. Man 95.157 North. Debbie NP Nowlin. Colleen 157 Nowlin. Larry 147 Nowlm. Tim 4,67,147 Nuiend. Mary Jo o O ' Brien, Barb 49.147 O ' Connor. Chene 34.166 O ' Connor. Tim 147 Oden. Barb 166 OEA 51.52 Ohler Mindy O ' Keefe. Sharon 1 18.157 Oieson. Debbie 147 Oieson. Ronnie 147 Ohn. Greg 147 Olsen. Bob 90.147 Olson. Jill 52.90.147 O ' Neil. Jennifer 166 Opting ' Robert 157 Overton. Paul 157 Owen . Terry 166 P Pabich. Chnstme 123.166 Palmer. Bill 166 Palmer. Brenda 166 Palmer, Jay 157 Panier, Bob 98 Pan ter, Jim 112.113.166 Parker. Monie 157 Parkes. Barbara 51 ,147 Parks. Cathy 90.166 Pastor. Bob 101 Patrick. Steve 157 Patterson. Greg 166 PATRONS 195 Paul. Ingrid NP Pauley. Brenda 166 Pavicic. Barry 98.166 Pavtick. c-ndy Pavlick. Kathy 157 Pearce. Dawn 90.157 Pearce. Dianne Pearson. Tom 104.157 Peck. Kurt 40.157 Pepper Kar ia 1 67 Peiier James 167 Peiton. Nicky 157 Penmngton. John 157 PEP CLUB 44.45 Pera. Len 147 Pera. Pau. 46.157 Perkms. Lawanna 147.178 Perry D m « 157 19 Peterson. Lmda 51 .147 Pfledderer. Donald 73,157 Pfiedderer. Mike 157 Pflugheupt. Philip 15.147 Phillip . Miss Margaret 136 Philips. Fr«d 147 Philips. Manlou 39.90.167 PHOTOGRAPHY 60.61 PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB 48.49 PHYS ED 66.67 Pierce. Deobie 167 Pierson. Lorne 88.89.157 Pinkerton. Mr John 136 P inker ton. Jill 60 Pinkerton. Rch 147 Pisarski. Bryan 167 Piazony, Mike 26.53,167 187 Pokorny. Mrs. Clare 35.136 Poiarek. Deborah 167 Poiarek. Charles 147 Poiarek. Deborah NP Poilaro. JoAnn 88.89,157 Pollock. Kent 147 Pollock. Lor. Pollock. Mr Ronaid 26.56.1 36 Pool Kathy 51 . 147 Poore. Neal 157 Poncher John 98. 167 Porch. Date NP Porter. Anne 167 Porter Jean mane 39.167 Potee. Mike 110.111.157 Pons. 98.167 Powell. Mark 157 Prescott. Pamela 51 .88.89.167 Pnano. Randy 101.104. 157 Price. Date 101.157 Pritchard. Barb 147 Pritchard. Becky 167 Proffitt. John 167 Proffitt. Tom 167 PROM 24.25 Pryatei. Greg NP Prysock. Kathleen NP Puiiins, Ellis 88 Pullms. Gary 147 Pulltns. Karen 119.167 Purden Deb. Pursley. Cheryl 167 Q QUEST 36,37 QUILL AND SCROLL 53 Qumn. Mrs. Lois 136 Quintero, Gma 167 R Rader, Richard 147 R a l son Bobbie Ramey. Clark 56.147 Rakoczy. Melvin 111, 157 Ralston. Frank 167 Ralston. Nancy 1 67 Ramos, Carla 157 Ransom. Mrs Charlotte 132 Raschke. Rhonda 147 Rasmussen. Mr Arthur 137 Rast, Tim NP Ray, Deborah 88 Ray. Diana 89.157 Raymond Semenda 167 Rea. Danene NP Rechim, Tom 107,147 Hedeiman. Doug 157 Hedeimen. Keith 1 13.157 Rede imam. Lmda 88.157 Reed. David NP Reed. 56.147 Reed Peggy 70.90.158 Reggie. Mr Sidney 98. 1 04,1 37 Rehbe.n. Beth 88,89 58 Reichard. Bill 10.88.89 101.1 1 1.158 Reichert. Bruce Re.t. Cmdy 17,123.158 Remert. Kevin 167 Remnoid. Recheiie Reithier. Martha 100 Resteau. Lmda NP Reynolds. Kevin Reynolds. T omothy 148 Rhmehan. Mr Lewis 108.137 Rhmehart. Mrs Pat 137 Rhoda, James 167 Rhode. Richard 167 Rhode. Mr Robert 56.36. 37 Rice. Richard 55.158 Richert. Bruce 101.158 Rigby. Richard 3.88.148 Rigg, Mr Byron 137 Risk. Bin 148 Risk. Mr R James 130 Ritchie. Raymond NP Rittei. Cmdy 158 Rittei. Eugene 158 Ritz. Rodd 104.105.167 148 Roberts. Brenda 167.1 78 Roberts. Kerry 88.89.167 Robmson. Brad 158 Robinson. Larry Robmson. Rich 158 Robmson, Terr, 148 Rock. Tad 158 Rogers. Cmdy Rogers. Rob 88.89. 103. 158. 60 Rogers. Sue 81.158 Rohn. Mr B ' yce 137 Romanenko. Richard 1 7.90. 148 Ranco, Joy 88.89 158 Root. Rooert 167 Root. Wanda 51.148 Rooney, Cathy 45.89.167 Rooney. Patty 76.149 Rose. Dav.d 90.108 Rose. Don 90.107 108.158 Rose. Jenme 88.89.158 Roseberry. Pamela 167 Ross. Ten NP Rothman. Jeff 83.149 Rough. Nancy 149 Rouse. Mike 158 Rowland. Karen 40.52.158 Rube . M.aih 94.95. 167 Rue. Megan Ruge. John Ruge. Susan Rugg. Maryiou 167 Rumford. Rick 98,167 Rush. Gary 115.167 Rush. Pamela 167 Rush. Richard 87.1 15.1 14.149 Rust. Gloria 51 Rutt. Glenda 51.167 s Seckett. Brenda 158 Sade. Richard 1 58 Saitsman. Sally 40.90.158 Salyer. Cmdy 158 Sandberg. Thomas 167 Saunders. Diane NP Saunders. Jim 56 Sa under son. Robm 123.158 Savage. Joseph 55.103.158 Savarese. Michael 56.149 Sawyer. Bill 149 Sawyer. Jack 7,101 .1 58 Schafer, Ned Shaffer, Dave 34.169 Schau. Kenneth 167 Schemehorn. Jenny 34.167 Schena. David 167 Sch.rg. Deborah 54.88.167 Schirg. Sandra 90, 1 58 Schlobhm. Harry NP Schmett. Mrs. June NP Schnure. Carolyn 30.1 17.118.1 19.122.167,169 SCHOOL BOARD 130 Schroeder. Keith 98.161 Schroeder. Kathi 51,167 Schroeder. Mary 167 Schultz. Patricia 89.167 Schultz. Ronald 56.167 SCIENCE 80,81 Scott. Bill 149 Scott. Debra 167 Scott. Mr Donald 34.137 Scott. Greg NP Scott. Terri 167 Sederberg. Jeff 1 49 Selby . Kevin 149 Selby Steve NP Selby . Tom 96 106 U0.167 Sergei B i 98 1 04 105.167 Sengp i Sown 16.149 SENIOR CLASS OFFICERS 144 SENIOR DIRECTORY 188 189 190 SENIORS 138 151 Sepensk. Robert 110 Shaffer. Devid 110.167 Shear bod Ramona 158 Sherbondy John Share . Ty 101 158 Schemtte Suzanne SHemck, Cmdy NP Shevick. Ale 158 Shewan Eieanore 18.90 158 Shenvan Paul 90.167 Sh.deter T,m 94.95 167 Shoemaker Dawn 158.183 Short Jeff 85 98 167 Shortndge Angela 39.90,167 Shorn. dge Pau 158 Shnver Laune 90.167 Shurr Mr Jerry 1 37 Shutty Barton 98,113.167. Shutts Cathy 43.90.1 18 149 187 Shy Mr T erry 137.152 Siar Charlene 167 Sick. Shelly NP S.cJdaii Paul 167 Sieckmen Bill 168 Sier Scott 180 Siemion Jeff 149 S lhavy. Steve 149 S ' I haw Timothy 56.90 101 104 106 158 Simmons Dianne 168 Simmons. Doug 86 149 Sinclair. Chn$ 103 168 Skmgiey . Terri 36.51 149 Slaughter Jod 168 SimgeHand Bii 149 Slmgsby Ed 104 106 S ' mgsby Phyllis 149 Dan 158 Smith. Caro ' 45.51.90 158 Smith Dav.d 7.90 158 Smith Jay 158 Smith, Kathy 149 Smith. Laure 168 Smith, Leora 43.158 Lmda 56.57.149 Smith. Lynn 168 Smith. Nancy 158 Smith Ronn 168 Smith. Tim 168 Smith Tom 98 108 1 13 Smurdon J.m 98 99 104 105.168 Snell Bin 52.90.95 Snell Kathryn 39 90.121 123.10B Snodgrass Cathy 168 Snodgrass Judy 88 149 Snyder Dave 158 Snyde» Donna 1 68 Snyder Va»ena 158 SOCIAL STUOIES 64 65 SOCK HOPS 22.23 Sol. day Char NP Soiiday Nancy 89 168 Soiiday Sharon 23.158 Solomon Ann 89 149 So it Denise 158 Sommers lone 149 Sommer Lisa ’68 Sommers Mark 149 Somers T.m 102 103 158 SOPHOMORES 161 169 SOPHOMORE CLASS OFFICERS 169 Sorensen J. II 35 45.52.1 49 Sowers Tammy 168 Some. Barb 90,168 Soohr George 168 Soratiey Don 101.149 James 55.108 168 Staats Bradford 98 104 168 Stainer. Mr Charles Staibeum. Jackie NP Staibeum K.m 88 89 1 08 124 168 Staibeum Mane 168 Staibeum Mary 158 Staibeum Robm NP Staibeum Todd 168 Staibeum Wendy 38 Staley Mary 15.149 Stan, Lmda 158 Stanier Mr Charles 101 104.137 Stankey Bill Stanton. Eileen 88 168 1 09 184 Stanton. Rita 158 Stanton. Mrs Lmda 132 Stanton Yvonne 168 Stevreff, Gerald NP Stasierowski. Sharon 158 St Clau L. la 158 Stack. Chris 15 149 Stack. Greg 168 Steele Catherine 149 Steele David 167 Stemhilber. Mike 168 Stempora Diane 88 156 Stepnoski Jeanne 78 158 Stevens Cheryl 168 Stipp Rick NP Stokes. Mr Thomas 101.137 Stombeugh Brian 98 108 1 10 168 Stoner Jean 168 Stordeur Barb 34.35 45.88 149 19 StOrdeur.Mrs Bill 132 Stout David 84 168 Streka. John 68 158 Straka Roxanne 168 Strege Denms 149 Strege Doug 90 1 58 Strehier. Doug 56.149 Strehier. Randa ' i 168 Str.kwerda Bev 57.149 Str.kwerda Patf 39 1 16.122.168 Str.kwerda Sherry 51,149.174 Str.mbu Don 42 43 159 187 Struwm. Mike 149 Stuckey, Jonathan NP STUDENT COUNCIL 34 35 STUDENT FACULTY SENATE 34.35 Sturdevant Debra 90.168 Suffern. Cmdy 168 Sullivan Cmdy NP Sundm Damon 98.1 13.168 SundwaH. Lynn 38 Swam. Cmdy 77.159 Swanson Mara 90 150 Sweet Sandy 52 88 89 150 Sweet Mr V-rg.i 57.107 137.199 SWIMMING 102.103.120,121 Szatko Steve 150.151 T Taber Vaier 90 1 59 Tanaka Kumko 88 89 150 Tancfc 127 156 Taylor Chenes 150 Taylor John 168 Taylor Sharon 90.150 Taylor Susan 150 Taylor Robert 168 Taylor. Ron 168 Teischow Dav.d 88,89.95.108 168 TENNIS 94 95 123 Terhcher. Els NP Terhcher R a 150 The bo Susan 20 38 39 51,159 THESPIANS 52.53 Th ie. Davd 98 1 08 1 68 Thiele, Jon 20.101 113.127,150 Thiele. Lynn 1 7 38 52,1 07.1 20. 1 25. 1 59 Thiry Andrew 150 Thomas Charlotte 168 Thomas. Charlotte 168 Thomas. Christopher 168 Thomas Jeff 106 113.159 Thornes Jerome 108 168 Thomas Ronald 168 Thone Lynette 168 Thone . T ony 1 59 Thoreson Lorene 89.168 Thorgren Elm 34 40,52.53.1 59 Thorpe, Becky 168 Thune Mark 111.168 Thune Pau ' 113.150 T.ebert Andrew 168 Tiebert Maria 70.90 123.159 Tirschmen Debb 159 Tomlinson, Roger 101.150 Tower Mr Edward 96.113.137 TRACK 112.113.122 Tracy Steve 11 88 89 1 59 Trapp. Elizabeth 39 1 23.159 Trapp Martha 46.1 17.1 18.1 50 Trapp Rick 26.56.150 Trapp Tammy 89 168 Traywich. Coy 1 68 Treadway Jerry NP Trestle- Fred NP Troy Deanna 123 168 Trump Ria 1 18,159 Trump. Richard 107,159 Tucker Andy 168 Tucker. Cmdy 159 Tucker. Duane 159 Tucker. Eari 88 1 68 Tucker. Karen NP Tucke . James 159 Tucker Ronald NP Tudor. Jamce 90.169 Turner. Doug Turner. Beth 169 Turner, Nancy 88.89.159 Tuthiit Greg NP U Uban Jon 90.110 169 Underwood. Tom 56.57.150 Ungurait. Marva 53.150 Urbehni. Steve 159 Undei. Loren NP Uriss. K.m 150 Ur sc he 1 1 David 150 V VALENIAN 42 43 VALPOST 40 41 Van Pelt. Kathy 49 150 Van San ten Theresa 53 Vas Vaier 39.122.109 Vass 55.159 Vaughn. Chris 1 15.169 Vaughn Sue 120 Veatch Irvin 71.104 105 159 Veatch Ron 110.169 Verde Angela 34 169 VICA 56.57 Vickers Joe ' 106 107 150 VIKETTES 124 125 Vmcent. Sharon NP Vmson Mr Larry 55.137 Vitou Richard 56.150 Vogei Mike 70.150 VOLLEYBALL 116,117 V TEENS 50.51 w Wade. Elame NP Wade. Fern 159 Wade, Joe 56 Wagner Brent 159 Wbhie ' t Beth 35.131 Waidschm.dt Mary Beth 13.17 40 52 54 88 116 123.150 Walker Karen NP Walker. Logan 169 Walker. Ralph 56.57.72 Walsh Miss Nancy 39 1 17.1 37 Waisworth. Richard 169 Walsh, Beth 56.57.150 Waiters. Lillian 159 Warner. Cecu 38.169 Warner. Donna 159 Werwich. Catherine 159 Warwick Karen 123.159 WATER SHOW 28.29 Watson. Machete 159 Watt Jennifer 88.159 Waymire. Kim 169 Webb. Jim 104,105.159 Webb. Marvm 159 Webb. Teresa 159 Weber Mrs Bonnie 137 Weber Ingr.d 88 89 159, Kathy 160 Weidman Bill 169 Weideman, Mike NP Wemhoid. David 150 Weiier, Kenneth 169 Wemhoid. Levi NP Weis. Craig 160 Weisiahn Shelley. 169 Weiisand. Dan 101.111.160 West Dale 104.105.160 West Mrs Rachel 132 Wetmore Ka-th 13.1 7 34. 36.52.54 .90. 150.1 98 Wheeiand Mark 150 173 Wheeiand Susan 180 Wh.taker Darla NP Whitcomb, Edward 160 Whitcomb. Zane 169 White. Don NP White Donna 160 White Janet 169 White Ron 169 White. Sharon 160 Whiteman, Jennifer 169 Whiteman Marty 55 160 Whyte Deb ' 169 176 Wiens. Sandra 90. 1 60 W. eland. Lee 90 121.169 Wiesjahn, Shelly 89 Wikie Duane 66 68 ’60 Wilder Steven 169 W.igus Randei ' 169 W.ii. Debra 90 169 Will. Karen 36,89 160 Williams. John 150.172 Williamson. Claudia 88.169 Williamson. John 55.150 Williamson. Trent 150 Williamson. Wayne 151 W.lson Beth 45 66 106 117 120.122.124 Wmsor Marcia 160 Wise Lu Ann Witter. Enc 169 Wood Brad 101,113 160 Wood Donna 52.151 Wood. Katherine 90 t 86 Woodrow Sara 90.120.169 Woodruff. Annamane 169 Woodruff. J.m 34 Woods Beverly 160 Woods. Lee 1 60 Woodworth. Barb NP Woyc.k Carol 39 52.118,119.122 160 WRESTLING 104 Wnght. Tma 169 Wyse Lorraine 51 .61 .151 Y YARC 36.37 Yates. Tom 1 1 1 .160 Young. Bob 151 Young. Jeff z Zahar as John 101.113.151 Zahatias. 39.169 Zecevich. Danielle 2.34 45.160 Zehner, Debbie 151 Zehner Sharon 45.88 89 169 Zell. Alan 56.61.151 Zell. Bryan NP Zen. 89.151 Zemon, Arthur 49 169 Zentz. Richard 90.169 Zihak. Tom 151 Zmton. David 169 ZcHi. Bid 160 Zoii. Cheryl 90.1 1 7.1 19 1 69 Zorick. Joe 151 Zoss. Judith 151 Zowei. Lmda 151 Zuber. Tim 160 B E Cycle Seles 180 Big Wheel 182 Binder ' s Jewelry 173 Bob’s North side 1 75 Jess Bowmar end Assoc. 173 Buck ' s Shoe Repair 176 CMbon ' s 176 Coc e-cola Bottling Company 182 Coronet 173 Advertising Index Keluzny Brothers 181 Linkimer ' s 182 Miller Mart 1 74 Moitz Jewelry 183 Mooienaer Music 183 Newsfoto Yearbooks 187 Northern Indiana Bank and Trust 184 The Pappas Company 177 Perkins Pancake House 1 78 Costas Foods 172 Doug ' s Clark 1 79 Faivey ' s 173 Faaei ' s 174 Fetla ' s 180 Gentleman ' s Choice 1 76 Hayes Automobile Sales 177 Hilltop Studro 175 Hosford Fabrics 1 79 Jo Ann’s 1 78 Pennsy Elevator 175 Root Photographers 1 84 Schultz Floral Shop 179 7-11 Shmabarger ' s Home Remodeling 184 Town and Country Realty 181 Valparaiso Office Supply 187 Von Tobel’s Lumber Company 177 Wellman ' s 180 Western Auto 172 194 74 Valenian staff Patrons Ace Hardware Artists ' Den Dr. Daniel Evans Dr. Thomas J. McFadden Oxford Shop, Inc. Acknowledgements Ms. Karen Alexander, Advisor Mr. Ray Dobbs, Root Photographers Mr. Dick Kennard, Newsfoto Yearbooks Mr. Garth Johnson, Principal Mrs. Billie Stordeur, Sec. Mrs. Diane Kucinski, Sec. Mrs. Charlotte Ransom, Sec. Mrs. Norbert Dompke, Root Photographers Vidette- Messenger NEWSWEEK Terry Van Santen Karen Keck Doug Lemster Arthur Zemon Gary Fox Irv Veatch Tina Higley Shelley Reinhold Melanie Wellner VHS faculty VHS students Editor Brenda Green Copy Jill Hohneck Academics Julie Kaluzny Sports Mindy Ohler Activities Debbie Nielsen Clubs Terry Van Santen Karen Keck Chris Crowell Danielle Baepler Album Cathy Shutts Ads Linda Malasto (1st sem.) Office Debi Purden Lisa Bedell Kathy Blunk Leora Smith Photographers . . . .Don Strimbu Ed Cobb Cover Design Greg Fairchok Now that it ' s over Who could imagine the work that went into this VALENIAN except the staff itself? After spending an hour a day working in a classroom and hours on end working at home, we all can understand what responsi- bility means. Giving up being with friends, working on the day of prom, and missing the early bus nearly every day showed who really cared and who didn ' t. But three women stand out in my mind as caring enough to do more than their share. Jill Hohneck wrote all the copy for activities as well as opening and closing, Julie Kaluzny finished her own section and helped other editors in the completion of theirs, and Ms. Alexander put on her jeans and dug into an incomplete index. Time was short but we made it count. We laughed while the laughing was easy, and we cried to make it worthwhile. Brenda Green 196 ABOVE: Delivering the afternoon announcements takes a little getting-used-to, as the new vice-prin- cipal, James McMichael, and the student body dis- cover. ABOVE RIGHT: Although the gas shortage caused people to curtail some activities, the community continues to support activities held at VHS. RIGHT : Officials dismissed school because of snow several times; a die-hard biker is caught unprepared. Happenings at VH8 parallel world affairs In retrospect, VHS often mirrored events in the rest of the world. Pleading no contest to charges of income tax evasion, Vice-President Spiro Agnew re- signed in another chapter of the Watergate whodunit story. VHS had its own little Watergates. A rash of cheating in chemistry classes put the new system in a different perspec- tive. Supposedly geared toward independent work and growth, the program proved too time-consuming for some. Said one offender, " You work like mad but you can ' t spend your life in the chem lab— the only way to make the grade is to cheat. " Some teachers ' reaction to President Nix- on ' s request to lower temperatures to 68 degrees was covering their thermostats with damp paper towels. " But we can ' t blame them if they have to spend five or six hours in a room as cold as the cafeteria we spend half an hour in, " said one junior. The sun rose an hour later, beginning in January, as Congress adopted Daylight Sav- ings Time in another measure aimed at con- serving energy. For a few months, until springtime, students ventured to school in darkness. ABOVE LEFT: Competition gone too far: Ches- terton High School students cut down one of Val- po ' s goal posts in retaliation after some VHS stu- dents damaged their pressbox. LEFT : As experienced nationally, streakers gam- bled with luck on Valpo city streets, restaurants, and Dairy Queens. 197 Participation takes positive, negative forms The darker side of human nature surfaced again and again throughout the year. Gym lockers were steadily burglarized; in May Mr. Johnson urged students to " use the locks " provided for them. But rays of light pierced the cloudiness, too. Quietly, unobtrusively, individuals made the best of things and tried to make school a better place to be. Dances, plays, and con- certs all took a lot of time and effort. Parti- cipants in Art Week turned the front hall in- to a pseudo -gallery with their originals; also, with demonstrations in batik, ceramics, painting, and sculpture. Pep Club ' s hall displays featuring balloons and banners heralded Viking tourney tri- umphs, capped by a congratulatory wreath from MC Rogers High. Retiring Coach Virgil Sweet wound up his 20th year at Valpo, and even though many disagreed with his strict rules, he coached the way he believed he should. ABOVE: Karen Grogg and John Cotterman ' s " Potter’s Workshop " provides a lunchtime diver- sion during Art Week. ABOVE RIGHT: At the Robert Thorgren’s resi- dence, Democratic Congressional candidate Floyd Fithian holds an informal discussion with David Sawyer, Doug Kashner, Elin Thorgren, Mrs. Thor- gren, and Keith Wetmore. RIGHT : Lockers left unlocked encouraged wide- spread theft in gym classes. 198 Years conclusion comes with mixed emotions In a project for beautifying the county seat, the square around the courthouse was renovated. This caused great confusion as to which way to go on streets which formerly went both ways but were changed to one- ways. Hoping to alleviate traffic problems on Campbell Street, the city installed stop- lights, and speed bumps in the parking lot. These bumps were exciting for those who sat in the back of school buses in the early morning. So, the year slipped away from us. We all watched it, experienced it, or ignored it, as our personalities dictated. And with sad- ABOVE: VHS seniors let off steam after suffering through the graduation ceremony held June 5. ABOVE RIGHT: People of all ages joined forces in a Bike-A-Thon to raise money for the retarded children of Porter county. RIGHT : In the turmoil of re-routing and renovat- ing the square around it, the courthouse alone re- mains unchanged. 200

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