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L -I 11 9 3 341 01 075532 2 Vaicnian 19S0 A mon enters info the 80 ' s, the question of what the future will bring crises. In addition to fortune-tellers and economists, the average men-on-the- street are trying to predict the future. Many psychologists hove stated that mon will destroy the earth os well os himself by the yeor 2000. Others have the opin- ion that mon hos taken the power of a type of god. While no one con calculate exactly where mon will stand in the up- coming years, by looking at his past ac- complishments it is evident he hos al- ways adopted to ony given situation with the drive of perfection and the od- venture to experiment new ideos sup- porting him. Man hos always desired the need for change; he hos never been satisfied with the consistent methods of the doy-fo-day syndrome. Mon has alwoys been on the search for new and more relevant infor- mation, even though his quest was often difficult and criticized. Columbus ' journey to disprove the socially-accepted theory that the world was flat was ridiculed by his peers. Similorly, Woodward and Bern- stein struggled to prove thot government corruption did exist by piecing together the information which finally uncovered Wotergote. Because boredom caused by mono- tomy has been man’s major enemy, the search and discovery of new entertain- ment, educational, and technological methods continues. Although VHS retains successful traditional methods, if has al- tered its structure to include innovation in the clossroom, extracurricular activities, and athletics. The attitudes and expan- sion of work and activity have broad- ened to include " something for every- one. " Therefore, in oltering our fixed pat- terns by adjustments and variations we hove taken the step of Breaking the Mold. Table of Contents Opening Activities Clubs Academics Sports Album Ads Index Closing ' “■St , -fe Due to the increased needs of the swimming teoms, the new locket room hos been added to the south end of the building to provide more room for the teams. The high prices of gasoline hove finally caused students to cut bock on their consumption. W hen man discovered rhor rosks were performed eosier wirh rhe help of others and wirh rhe proper tools or hand, he begon ro gather into groups ro work on different prqjeas. Soon man began ro realize that from rhe experience of others, one could gain knowledge. As o result, more men and women began ro work os o community. In doing this, they found that rhe wisdom of one could be roughr ro imossive groups. As rhe size of these groups inaeosed, leodership was needed for orgonizorion- ol purposes. Since these groups began ro meet regularly, shelter was necessory for proper working conditions. In order ro do this, mon pur row moreriols ro use ro provide buildings opplicoble ro rhe group and rhe oaiviry being performed. For- merly these srruaures were referred ro os " insrirurions, " and today they ore commonly known os " schools. " The schools ' enrollmenr rare inaeosed simultaneously wirh rhe demonds for more efficient equipment and facilities. In Valparaiso rhe original high school com- plex, now Central Elementary School, become roo smoll and in 19 27 rhe stu- dents moved ro o new locorion, rhe present Denjomin Fronklin Junior High building. Then, in 1970, rhe present VHS, wirh o capacity of 2000, opened ro occomodore increased enrollmenr and ro provide more mod- ern ond effidenr facilities. Within rhe seven years rhor VHS hos been functioning, ir hos survived o major fire which resulted in $300,000 in domoges ro four English dossrooms, hollwoys, lockers, ond surrounded oreos. Due ro rhe necessity of more locker room spoce, rhe AAA swimmers, open swim porrici- ponrs, obng wirh rhe boys ' ond girls ' swim reams now hove rhe convenience of rheir own locker room, completed eory in rhe yeor. Besides srruaurol changes, VHS hos undergone several personnel changes wirhin Irs life span or rhe new building. Breaking rhe mold of rhe rrodi- rionol odminisrrorive ser-up which hos been in ef- fea or VHS since rhe ' 73- ' 74 school yeor, wos Vice Principol Bob Surron. In oddirion ro Surron, six new teachers were odded ro rhe staff following rhe reriremenr or resignation of six reochers lost spring. For fh© first rime in VHS history students ore being required to carry student identification cards. Vice Principai Robert Sutton, the new schooi disciplinorion ond octivities director, aides senior Paul Choker. 2 — Opening Although the north hollwoy Is used this yeot by many students such os Chris Prohlow, os o regulor route to class. It was unoccupied for a year due to the fire In ’77. Along with the other chonges at the high school, this year ' s football team was the first winning one since 1976. Here. Quorterbock Daryl Keller tokes the center from Don Walker In Merrillville gome. Joining In the festivities during the Portage football gonne ore Mots Agholme, Corollne Hefner. Lourle Lambert, Julie Neeley, and KojI Shimokawa. Sophomores Laurie Drady and Deth Lynch take a break from their duties or the bookstore to finish some work for their classes. 4 — Opening A touch of class hos been add«d to the students ' ensemble of blue Jeans and a sweatshirt by the switch from Levis to designer Jeons such as Gloria Vanderbilts and Calvin Kleins. Although the lunch lines, which seem to get longer each year, don ' t bother people who arrive early In the cafeteria, latecomers are often caught toward the back of the pock. After the M.C. Rogers footboll gome, Valpo fons show their appreciation for the VIkes ' 28-20 victory. D ue ro man ' s ombirion ro ger ahead, progress, either for berrer or for worse, rokes place. Over periods of rime occomplishmenrs such os rhe telephone and television hove influenced ond chonged rhe lives of many. Just os mon has odvonced from rhe discovery of rhe wheel ro rhe 747, VHS students shed rheir Levis for Colvin Kleins, ond hove updored rheir goals ond values occording ro rheir needs. Follow-up studies done by rhe VHS Guidonce Deportment indicored rhor students were more concerned obout furthering rheir educorion ond ore more seleaive in rheir college choices. According ro rhe counselors ' studies, 55-60 percent of rhe students rodoy seek other meons of educorion ofrer high school, os opposed ro rhe 52 percent of students in 1972. Students hove also shown diversity in rheir chosen colleges, ond hove interest in private ond our-of-srore schools. Besides rhe emphosis on selection of universities and colleges, rhe sociol highlights hove ployed on imporronr role in rhe lives of mony students. As o result of Michigon ' s legal drinking oge turning from 18 ro 21 lost foil, rhe two most populor ploces of rhe early 70 ' s, " Scotfy ' s " ond " The Poison Apple ' ' went unheord of. Insreod, I.U., Boll Store, or Purdue were rhe most popular " get owoy” ploces for VHS students. And for those who couldn ' t moke it our of town on weekends becouse of work, o locol fraternity porry or V.U. would hove ro suffice. As o relief ro mony counselors and parents, VHS students were genuinely concerned with preparing themselves for rhe consequences ofrer groduorion. Students were much more serious obout rheir future ond already hold jobs perroining ro rheir field of interest, mony of which were secured through vorious school progroms such os rhe IDismburive Educorion Progrom ond rhe Job Plocemenr Office. Taking on more responsibility oil of rhe rime, rodoy ' s students hove broken rhe model of rhe overoge, proaosrinoring student. For rhe first rime in rhe history of VHS rhe students, through rhe Student Faculty Serrate, rook rhe iniriorive ro rake charge of the pop mochine, ond bosed rhe iniriorive on rhe foa rhor it is for rhe students, thus, it should be monoged by rhe students. Although rhe hassles of jobs sometimes coused friction between friends on weekends, students olwoys monoged ro find rhe rime for fun. With one ' s student I.D. hondy, football ond boskerboll gomes ond post-gome sockhops were ovoiloble olmosr every Frfdoy night. Due ro rhe opening of rh® new gym building or Benjamin Fronklin High in Jonuory, roller-skoring wos provided for VHS students and rhe entire community. Locol parties, movies, ond resrouronrs olso provided woys ro poss rhe rime before Monday morning. Opening wal|)aniio A change of pace P ersonal spoce is referred ro by psychologisrs and onrhropologisrs os on oreo surrounding o person in which he carries our rhe mojoriry of his inrerocrions wirh orhers. Since rhe area moves wirh o person and chonge according ro vorying condirions, ir ' s nor o space wirh fixed poinrs. This space alrers direoion wirh rhe faaor of people, ploces, ond especiolly rime. Jusr as Adam and Eve had rhe Garden of Eden ro fill rheir personol spoce, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde hod rhe lobororory, and MocArrhur hod rhe barrie grounds, Valporoiso hod rhe corn field. AIrhough Volpo is srill nor considered o suburb of Chicogo, ir hos broken irs mold and morured from irs rural beginnings. Due ro rhe developmenr of local businesses and small indusrries, Valporoiso is for from being opproised os rhe Porawaromi rerrirory ir wos in rhe posr. Wirh erecrion of new subdivisions ond lond oddirions such os rhe rerrirory sourh of Highway X, rhe popularion of Volpo is ropidly growing os o resuir of irs developmenr of opporruniry. Accompanying rhe influx of people ore rhe increosed needs of rhe sophisricored Volpo dvilbn. Due ro exrension of local businesses and malls, Volporoiso hos emerged from rhe repurorion of o srricriy ogriculrurol area. Residenrs no longer hove ro rrovel several miles ro purchase rhe loresr srvles. In addirion ro rhis exponsion, when Volpo rook rhe hobiruol course of fasr food resrouranrs, rhe Volporoisian wenr one srep furrher and odopred ro rhe mosr recenr concepr — drive up windows. Induding rhe usuol Wendy ' s ond McDonolds ' drive-up, now Long John Silver ond Kenrucky Fried Chicken hove drive-ups ro convenience rhe person who wonrs o meal or jusr cokes In a hurry. Chonging from an ogriculrurol rown ro o business communiry rokes rime, porience, knowledge, ond rhe couroge ro resr new ideos. While God gronred man rhe sereniry ro occepr rhe rhings he connor chonge, ond rhe couroge ro change rhe rhings he con, rhe Volporosion found rhor couroge wasn ' r exocriy neccessory ro frocrure rhe srrucrure of rhe srondord weekend. For rhose people who enjoy eorly Sorurdoy morning or lozy Sundoy afrernoon exercise, rhe Klubhous which opened in Ocrober offered 10 courts of roquer boll ond hondboll. In order ro goin rhe knowledge neccessory for exponsion and success, mon builr lobororories in which experimenrs could be conducred, ond rhe mosr common ond rrodirionol fodliry In which mon could srudy in deprh — rhe librory. The 69-year old Porrer County Library wos reploced by o rwo-srory building which, wirh rhe newly consrruaed Porroge branch, cosr opproximorely $2.6 million. ■ The Klubhous, a new handball and raquetball club located In the I ropdlly developing northwest of town, provides another outlet for I recreation In Valporoiso. The club Is partially owned by Chicago Dears ' I Quarterback Mike Phipps. 6 — Opening Outdotlng ond outgrowing th« old. and bringing In the new Is nor only reloted ro New Years, but the new public library, too. Over a period of five years, the Library Improvement Reserve Fund raised money to accommodate for all facilities needed for the structure. The Porter County Courthouse, which houses both local and county governments, oirs a different appearance at night with Its flood lights enhancing Its traditional style of architecture. Recently an Iron butterfly was added to give contrast to the square. Popcorn celebrity. Orville Redenbocher. strolls through the heovlly congested areo during the first Popcorn Festival, greeting admirers. The main drag of the downtown oreo. Lincolnway. Is left empty and quite late at night under the neon lights. Opening — 7 updated recreation eases tension I n 1871, Charles Darwin originared rhe rheary of evolurion which advanced rhe ideo rhor men end apes descended from o common oncesror. Even though mony did nor accept this theory, man did occepr rhor oil men shore similor chorocrerisrics especially during o porriculor sroge in one ' s life. As generations passed, psychologists and counselors, found rhor odolescenrs hove in common rhe eogerness ro explore and experiment, rhe desire ro moke new decisions ond rhe dreom of whor might be. Although sophomores srill seorch for rhe meoning of life or VHS, ond seniors dreom of life ofrer VHS, whor hos chonged through rhe yeors ore nor only rhe students, bur rheir likes ond dislikes according ro whor rokes ploce in rhe world oround rhem. For example, due ro rhe reperirion of bonds ond rh e disco- desrrucrion orrirude sweeping rhe notion. rhe popularity of posrgome sockhops has declined os opposed ro rhe over-crowded norrh bolcony three yeors ogo. As o result, dubs ' profit margins dereriorored. Besides rhe students ' orrendonce or sockhops breoking rhe mold of enrerroinmenr procrices, rhe usual method of preparing for rhe three onnuol semi- formol dances ond Prom wos oirered also. This year rhe Junior Closs shorrered rhe rrodirionol orrirude rhor one connor contribute ro ony prepororions until rhe week before Prom, with orgonizorionol meetings held during rhe summer of ' 79. Due ro irs enthusiasm, rhe Junior Closs roised opproximorely $1500 before December. A similar rroir shored by olmosr oil students wos rhe desire ro breok rhe morxjrony of doily doss routine. Convocorbns provided vorious forms of educorionol enrerroinmenr ranging from rhe U.5. Morine Bond ro o Korore demonsrrorion. The Dockyard Tour, sponsored by the Medio Cen- ter, allowed teachers ond srudents to explore dif- ferent londmorks ond sights of Chicogo. Inset: The Chicogo skyline is visible from oil sections of town. 8 — Activities Division Page " Ashes fo ashes and dust to dust ' wos the settinQ fot the fltst VMS Donflre honoting senlot football players. " If the hot fits, weor It” agrees Honey, senior Tom Sawyers dog os he wears a Viking baseball cap. Showing their spirit during Pep Club ' s Hot Doy ore. Kathy Veselico. Kote Scholl, ond Phil Miller. Demonstroting his disco techniques on wheels, senior Jeff Gordin proctices his moves before attending the new roller rlnk gymnosium ot Den Franklin School. Using the moin showcase to generote spirit. Pep Club listed the dates of all fall sports. Activitie Division — 9 Chauffered in a 1965 Impala convertible, Queen Ruth Lohmeyer and Princess Lisa Mitchell take their honorary lap. Spectators flocked to the stadium for the ac- tion-packed conference battle against Michigan City Rogers. Providng musical entertainment during half-time, the B Band marches in simulta- neous fashion across the field. Music from the Alfred Packer Band lures couples to the ballroom dance floor. 10 — Homecoming A$ other couples dance, Jim Lynch and Laurie Brady sit back and relax for a while at the semiformal Homecoming dance. Accepting her crown as 1979 Homecom- ing Queen, at Saturday night ' s dance is senior Ruth Lohmeyer. 1979 Homecoming Court — Front Row: Queen Ruth Lohmeyer, Princess Lisa Mitchell. Back Row: Pam Harbold, Julie Wiencken, Kelly Welch, Stephanie Verde. Coming home to a tradition While Homecoming is a time for alumni to reunite with old acquaint- ances and to reflect upon the past, this event also invites present students to experience the excitement and antici- pation in the high-spirited approach toward the traditional weekend. To prepare for this annual event, bobby sox and sweatsuits became the popular attire during Spirit Week when students and faculty displayed their en- thusiasm by dressing according to a dai- ly theme. On Friday, September 28, anxious spectators filled the stands at the game to cheer the Vikings to victory. The VHS Marching Band provided the background music as Homecoming candidates were introduced by Pep Club officers at the long-awaited half- time. After Ruth Lohmeyer was crowned queen, with Lisa Mitchell as princess, the Vikings completed the game in a 28-20 win over Michigan City Rogers. After devoted Pep Club members spent many hours transforming the south balcony into a " Romeo and Ju- liet " setting, couples gathered Saturday evening for the dance. Sounds of the Alfred Packer Band filled the ballroom atmosphere and called couples to the Festive spirits take heart ment with the latest dance steps. Following the procession of the Homecoming candidates escorted by football players, the girls were present- ed to the crowd, and 1978 Queen Don- na Raymond presented Ruth Lohmeyer with the crown and congratulations. Homecoming — 11 An estimated crowd of 35.000 to 40.000 people gather to enjoy the parade, the booths, ond the crowning ceremonies which highlighted the morning and afternoon activities during the Popcorn Festival. Valparaiso Popcorn King Orville Redenbacher leods the parade down Lincolnway Saturday morning escorted by Popcorn Queen Jennifer Von Notto while their friend Goofy entertoins the crowds.(V.M photo) Tom Sowyer. a senior ot Valpo High, checks out State Representative Steve Collins ' classic automobile during the festival parade. r mile pops corn!! western town that puts in a hard work-week and enjoys the weekends. Usually this sleepy city stays nestled under the sheets till around naan, but this special Satur- day hod everyone up and ready for what same say ! S1Z2SSB it Volpo — the 1979 Popcorn Festival. Less rhon o year before rhe fesrivol, however, ir was norhing more rhon o fonrosy erched in rhe mind of its aeoror, Mark Humberr, News Ediror of rhe Videfte- Messenger. Humberr conceived rhe norion ofrer visir- ing 0 srore in Lofoyerre rhor sold only one brond of gourmer popping corn, rhe fovorire of a Purdue professor. Since Volporoiso was ossodored wirh Or- ville Redenbocher ' s Gourmer Popping Corn, Hum- berr rheorized rhor rhe dry should publicize irs doim ro fome wirh o fesrivol honoring rhe man ord his produa. Afrer much planning and prepororion by rhe Chomber of Commerce and various dry offi- dols, Humberr ' s vision become o reoliry on Seprember 15, when opproximorely 40,000 people gorhered in Valparaiso for rhe firsr Popcorn Fesrivol. A counrry sryle breokfosr, ond rhe Popcorn Panic Fun Run, o five-mile roce rhrough rhe dry, kicked-off rhe day ' s Qcriviries or 8 o.m. By 9 o.m. various mer- chonrs ' exhibirs ond food sronds in rhe nine block fesrivol area were open ro feed and omuse rhe aowds during rhe rwo- hour parade honoring Orville Reden- bocher, and rhroughour rhe day. Afrernoon enrerroinmenr included vorious choral groups, squore donc- ing, o children ' s ploy by rhe Theorer Guild, popcorn recipe awards, and an onrique and arr aucrion. Two evening conceits, counrry wesr- ern ond rock, concluded rhe doy ' s rribure ro Vopo ' s popcorn king, Orville Redenbocher. The festival crowd gathers around junior Andy Strltof, the popcorn peddler, to taste some of Orviie ' s world famous popping corn. The Voiparaiso High School Vikeftes provide spirit ond excitement to the Fesrivol parade which feorured floots, marching bonds and morothon runners. Popcorn Festival Feature — 13 Madwoman rids Paris of all evil While Americans are continually forced to deal with distressing situa- tions in economics, " The Madwoman of Chaillot " ironically presented similar issues but of a European society. The reality of a materialistic and corrupt world awakens the Madwoman as well as the audience. Under the direction of Alice Noble, Devious plan expels wickedness the VMS Drama Deparment probed a brand new area of theatre comedy re- quiring greater insight into the person- alities portrayed. Actors dedicated long hours of pre- cious time to perfect their lines and dramatic gestures. With the combined effort of several stage crews, the set was finally completed the day before the opening performance, November 16. The application of detailed makeup played a large role in creating many of the characters who had to achieve older-looking appearances. Some char- acters underwent the aging process for more than an hour, creating beards, gray hair, and facial lines. Costumes ranging from torn rags to elegant silk gowns appeared beneath the spotlight throughout the two hour satirical farce. At the cafe, flowergirl (Susan Roberts) While Pierre (Jon Brockopp) lies uncon- and Madwoman (Jackie Moore) exchange scious, Irma (Ellen Ernst) comes to his side friendly greetings. hoP® « reviving him. Policeman (Eric Brant) and prospector (Drew Classford) discuss how to revive Pierre (Jon Brochopp) while the waiter (Mike Stavreff) looks on. 14 — Drama Production Seeking advice from her friends Cabrille (Kelley Shadrick) Constance (Katie Na- gel), the Madwoman (Jackie Moore) dis- cusses what must be done to rid Paris of the evil businessmen. Businessmen Drew Glassford, Bill Luecke, Bill Kerlin, and Mark Daniels plot how to unearth the oil beneath Paris. Concluding the annual Band Choir Christmas concert, the A Band performs Reed ' s Russian Christmas music under the direction of Mr. Robert Miller. At a convocation to bolster spirit for all winter sports teams, senior team member Paul Smith introduces Boys ' Swimming Coach Skip Bird. Exemplary of the diversity of convos, two Karate experts — a Green Belt and a Black Belt — ex- ecute some of the techniques of their art for the students. 16 — Concorts Convo Variety takes the spotlight, arouses crowd Filing disorderly down the audito- rium aisles, students settle themselves in unoccupied seats next to friends. Suddenly as the overhead lights dim, chattering voices cease and the center of attention becomes the spotlight. Throughout the year, students are given the opportunity to break away from routine classwork in order to at- tend concerts and convocations. Edu- cational, yet interesting performances are arranged to give the student body a deeper insight into music, drama, and special skills. Taking into consideration date and time limitations and the expense in- Music, comedy, culture Garth Johnson and Convocation Direc- tor Glen Ellis, plan the upcoming pre- sentations. Focusing on a wide variety of quality programs, the selections are made in hopes of appealing to each student. By contacting the Community Concerts Association and Valparaiso University, in addition to other nearby colleges, groups are chosen to appear in the VMS auditorium. Many enter- tainers of popular demand must be booked as early as one year in advance. As a finale to the sixth hour Karate convo, black belt Larry Daniel breaks a board with his head. Using her second soprano voice to contribute to the Girls ' Glee Club during the Christmas Con- cert, soph Jenny Julian sings a melody from Brit- ten ' s Ceremony of Carols. Alto sax players Wayne Brant, Jeff Shaver, Susan Ewald, Tom Reichard and Sandy Schultz join with the rest of B Band in its presenta tion of Christmas music. Concorts Convos — 17 stopping at the entrance of the Christmas dance, Tim Turner and Lori Lethen ad- mire a toy store window display. Disguised as Santa, Mr. Sid Reggie spreads the holiday cheer with the assis- tance of his helper Mr. Skip Bird. Dancing to the sound of Sircus at the Christmas dance are Michele Hazlett and Boone Grove Graduate Ted Prange. 18 — Christmas King Of Hearts A glimpse of the past and a touch of the present Your three hour journey will com- mence at approximately 8 p.m. when we will then take you back in time to the days when Christmas meant ginger- breadmen, hand-painted toys, and Kris Kringle. This invitation is not to ride in H.G. Wells ' Time Machine, but an offer to be swept away for an evening of Christmas past by the VHS Student Council. After the couples arrived at their destination they were welcomed with old-fashioned baked goods and the entertaining sounds of Sircus. For those with wishful hearts, Santa Claus and his helper were present to listen to the students ' Christmas lists. Although traveling back to a holiday season of yesteryear will always be re- membered, 100 girls and their dates found an equal amount of fun in the modernday atmosphere at the annual King of Hearts Dance. Given the op- portunity to dance to their favorite types of music, a disc jockey played songs selected by the couples attend- ing the " Champagne jam. " The even- ing was highlighted when V-Teen offi- cers escorted court members Jeff Pur- lin, Ken Oglesby, and Dan Walker to the royal throne while club president Michelle Fauser and vice- president . . . from or St. Nick to DJs presented King Tony Priano and Prince Jim Scott with their honorary crowns. Dance profits enabled the V-Teen members to contribute over $500 to the Porter County Heart Association. After the week-long donations were col- lected and totaled, Tony Priano was hon- ored " King of Hearts. " 1980 King of Hearts Court: Dan Walker, Prince Jim Scott, King Tony Priano, Jeff Purlin, and Ken Oglesby. Crown and Sep- tor Bearers: Eric Carter and Christine Far- num. Couples crowd the dance floor as disc jockey Keith Reed puts on a slow song Quiet on the set! Lights! The curtain rises to an applauding crowd. Looking down at one ' s program and seeing the theme " The Rainbow Connection " , one might think that he is about to see Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog from The Muppet Movie, take over the stage. To the surprise of the audience, the VHS drama students and those who qualified to perform in the annual April Antics Talent Show presented their in- I terpre- Lovers, the dreamers, me t a 1 1 o n of the Oscar nominated song, April 18 and 19 in the VHS auditorium. Those attending were invited to come in out of the rain and spend an afternoon watching TV with Rich and Sue Roberts. Viewing criminals, pa- rades, and humorous monologues on television from the children ' s perspec- tive, each student ' s act was incorporat- ed into a program. At night when the children were nestled in their beds and had fallen fast asleep, everyone shared in their dreams of magic, Indian chiefs, and rag dolls. Morning came and the entire cast joined in song upon the discovery of a rainbow. 20 — April Antics Guitarist Tim Clark touches many hearts with his self-composed song " Stay With Me. " Complete with white gloves, bow tie, and tails, soloist Katie Nagel leads in sing- ing " Don ' t Rain On My Parade. " Presenting a rainbow of magical illusions, surprise, and romance Playing his saxaphone to " Morning Dance " , senior Don Rhynard demon- strates his musical proficiency. Imitating ' 79 graduate Harry Treadway, junior Eric Brant impersonates a shy, ner- vous stand-up comic. Elderly store owner, Eric Brant, listens at- tentively as a panicked customer, Mark Daniels, shouts to inform him of a hold up. Childern of Ceremonies, Rich and Susan Roberts, respond to the various types of TV programs during a theme skH. Raggedy Ann and Andy (Michelle Old- field and Bob Fryer) express their joy as companions in " So Happy Together. " Faculty members Kim Pritchett, Lori Alt, Elaine Bever, Vella (ohnson, Alice Noble and Liz Brown surprise everyone with their Glow Worm act. April Antics — 21 Live, from VHS, it ' s the Junior-Senior Prom “Now, for Weekend Update on Fri- day, May 16, we go on location to Val- paraiso, Indiana, and to Father Guido Sarducci. Come in. Father. " “Hello proma followers. My name isa Father Guido Sarducci, ana I ' ma here ata Valparaiso High School gyma fora t h e Weather mars bellissima serata Junior-Senior Prom. Although it ' sa pretty cool and weta here, anda there ' sa 100 percenta chance for more thunderstorms all nighta long, it ' sa Una Bellissima Serata Italiana, or a Beautiful Italian Night for the 230 couples here ata VHS. As I looka to my right and lefta at the bellissima decorations made by the ju- niors, I cana see couples gathering arounda an Italiana plaza amid mooring poles, gondolas, anda stores. Other couples are dancing to the musica of Northside Station. After they finish, they cana go for some refresh- ments at the little ristorante witha checkered tableclothes where cheese, crackers, anda punch are being served. " “Now I ' ma ata the Valparaiso Univer- sity Student Union for Posta Proma where students eat, dance, and play games ' til 4 a.m. The parents ofa the junior boys anda girls made thisa place like a Circus, witha games, fortune-tell- ers, charcoal artists, and all kinda things to do. Since everyone isa having so mucha fun, I ' ma gonna close now, anda have my picture made. Arrivederci. " — Brian Wikle Leading the traditional Grand March are Sharon Tudor, Senior Class President Mark Tucker, Ju- nior Class President Angie Ranalli, and Trent Albert. To preserve the evening, senior Julie Wiencken and her date Chubby Butz take time out to have their picture taken by Wahiberg Photographers. Although a cane is the latest accent to formal attire, junior Karen Makivich and VHS grad Rob Daniels discover it can complicate dancing. 22 — Prom Juniors Bernie Cregorowicz and Pam Powell find Prom ' s Italian setting a welcome relief from the inclement spring weather. Northside Station provided several soft rock se- lections, adding to the intimate atmosphere of Una Bellissima Serata Italiana. Volunteering their time to serve punch to junior and senior prom-goers are sophomores Laura Neis and Susan Reschke. Prom — 23 A variety of emotions appears on the faces of the graduating seniors as they listen to speeches evaluating their high school years, and bidding them success in the future. Goodbye exams classrooms and Monday blues With an acute outbreak of Senioritis, an eager graduating class must suffer together and remain confined to VHS corridors and classrooms despite their growing pains of anxiety. In this specific case, the Class of ' 80 was not in search of a miracle cure, but impatiently wait- ed to receive the diplomas that official- ly released them from the high school. All pre- Hello caps and gowns toms of Senioritis, however, seemed to disap- pear when baccalaureate and gradu- ation ceremonies finally got underway. Held at the Valparaiso University Chapel on Sunday, May 25, Baccalaure- ate featured Rev. John Williams of Im- manuel Lutheran Church. While the VHS football field was se- lected as the setting for Commence- ment exercises held Wednesday, May 28, unexpected late-afternoon thun- derstorms forced the ceremonies to the gymnasium. Valedictorian jean Carlson and Salu- tatorian John Schmucker ' s speeches to those attending told of their judge- ment of Valparaiso High School as a learning institution. They emphasized the high quality staff and facilities which the school offered to them, and noted that they were looking to their future years with hope and anticipa- tion. After Guidance Director Don Dick and Principal Garth Johnson distribut- ed diplomas, the 427 graduates moved their tassels from the left side of their caps to the right, and pulled from be- neath their gowns handfuls of confetti to announce the event in a more non- traditional manner. 24 — Graduation Confetti, tossed by the graduates, broke the solemnity of commencement exercises as the Class of ' 80 was pronounced officially graduat- ed. Graduates and their families gathered in Val- paraiso University’s Chapel for the traditional Baccalaureate services held on Sunday, May 25. Valedictorian Jean Carlson and Salutatorian John Schmucker watch as their fellow class- mates are called forward to receive diplomas. Principal Garth Johnson, assisted by Class President Mark Tucker and Guidance Director Don Dick, presented each of the 427 grads with a diploma and a congratulatory handshake. Performing one of his final duties as President of the Class of 1980, Mark Tucker introduces the featured speaker at Baccalaureate, Rev. John Williams, as Vice President Ruth Loh- meyer looks on. Graduation — 25 z _ rr y Mr. Robert Punter, coach of Pep Club ' s junior powder- puff football team discusses strategy with several of his playe rs. Inser Senior team- mates Kathy Vesellca. Mory Comeford. Katie Scholl, and Rachel Henry rejoice after a score. In one of the acts in this year’s edition of April Antics, senior Dave Clauss thrills and mystifies his audience with slight-of-hand tricks involving hondkerchiefs. held by his assistant Ellle Sachs. Senior Lori Lethen is the piano accompanist for the Valparaiso High School Choir, which is under the direc- tion of Mr. Rick Hein. 26 — Clubs Division Dose of hard work cures condition of involvement A lthough nor forol, rhe " disease " rhor o few VHS students were offlicred with this yeor wos usuolly severe. The disease is commonly referred to os " involvement. " Diagnosed by symptoms of dedicorion and leadership, rhe porienrs usually remained in rhe serious store throughout high school. Characterized by excessive omounrs of decorating lodsers, preparing for donees, entertaining audiences, or organizing ond advertising school activities, these students in each club or organization compensated for rhe lock of porticiporion by fellow members. Though port-rime jobs dominated rhe free rime and determined the omounr of rime devoted to clubs, VHS hod 21 clubs and orgonizorions which were available to oil srudenrs. Although rhe clubs concerned with supporting ond promoting mony of rhe outstanding Viking reams were rhe most visible, eoch club hod o specific purpose ond task. The groups ranged from rhe honorory orgonizorions to which one must be seleaed, to service orgonizorions which worked with rhe community. Foreign Exchange Club still boosted rhe largest membership for ony orgonizorion, while rhe Fellowship of Christian Athletes, now in its fourth yeor, was rhe second largest. Due to present day orritudes of srudenrs, however, o few clubs and orgonizorions underwent major changes in membership. For example, w ith o 40% increase in porticiporion, DECA for rhe first rime in four years ploced successfully or store competition. Funding of dubs and orgonizorions underwent major changes olso, due to students ' orritudes toward rhe rrodirionol fund-roiser: rhe sockhop. As o result of rhe onri-disco movement, orrendonce or sock-hops and donees dropped so much rhor several olreody planned donees were cancelled. New rrends, such os marathons were another money-making alternative, airhoug. , most clubs and organizations relied on membership fees ond boke soles to fund their expenses. Clubs Division — 27 The beauty and the beast: Valpo’s real life fairytale When you think of it, a beauty and a beast are so different. Yet, somehow, fate smacks them face to face, and it’s almost natural to find them together. For the first time in the history of VHS the beauty and the beast were found to- gether. Although a Homecoming beauty has been a tradition at Valpo for many years, this is the first year of recognition for a true beast, the “Ugly Man.” The Ugly Man Contest was created by Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) members and their sponsors. Coaches Skip Collins and Dale Ciciora. Pictures of “Ugly Man” candidates — six students and six faculty members — were dis- played before the student body. Student and faculty members voted by donating money to the fund of their candidate. After a week of voting, senior Craig McCarron was elected the ugliest beast on campus. Besides the “Ugly Man” contest, FCA sponsored other fund-raising activities in- cluding a basketball marathon, a chili supper, and a pancake breakfast. FCA is a national organization which is open to all students who are members or who plan to become members of an ath- letic team. Club meeti ngs were held every other week at the home of a member. While VHS students were voting an “Ugly Man”, they were also considering who the next Homecoming Queen should be. Homecoming is a major activity for Pep Club. To prepare the student body for the VHS Homecoming weekend, the Pep Club promoted Spirit Week, wich includ- ed a powder puff football game, a pep session, and a variety of themed dress-up days. The club’s new sponsor. Miss Elaine Bever. felt that all sports should be get- ting equal coverage. To enforce this idea she has stressed expansion on the cover- age of girls’ and minor sports. Food service staff members Mrs. Sharon Ham- mer, Mrs. Phyllis Hunt, and Mrs. Judy Hawes show school spirit participating in 50’s day during Homecoming Pep Week. To raise funds, FCA created the “Ugly Man” contest in which students voted senior Craig McCarron this year’s winner. 1(£N ' S , use rMi5 WJ 5 ficruKC ' CUN Lock SENIOR ttfF’ DEI ncCkkffcA A Picruk£ yj WTN fi Robert Kedforo Co OHLY CM Cmcit - ™ FUCM HCFt. . CMote ■ 28 — Pep Club FCA FCA — First Row: J. Bratton. Second Row; C. Hillenbrand, J. Poncher, L. Lambert, S. Waymire, M. Mavity, K. Oglesby, R. Fleenor. Third Row; J. Gutt, J. Domer, M. Delumpa, E, Sachs, C. Hefner, D. Mandernach, S. Bard, S. Noonan, E, Doelling, L. Kenyon, D. Schueler, S. Philips. Fourth Row: Co- Sponsor Dale Ciciora, B. Dugan, L. Glenn, J. Nee- ley, P. Harbold, L. Lethen, K. Simon, D. Ciciora, L. Berkoski, J. Thomas, C. Vocke, D. Lewis. Fifth Row: C. McCarron, B. Boet el, B. Polizoto, M. Krieger. C. Collins, S. Watts, C. Husmann. Back Row: J. Philips, R. Lohmeyer, D. Brown, T. VanKep- pel, B. Lichtenberger, P. Niland, R. Sienkowski, T, Hayden, P. Gilynn, D. Hernandez, Co-Sponsor Skip Collins. Assisting Senior Ruth Lohmeyer with a kick-off at Pop Club’s Powder Puff Football Game are Seniors Mary Jo Anieitner and Lori Armstrong. PEP CLUB OFFICERS — Front Row: President Mindy Reinhertz. Second Row: Senior Vice-Presi- dent Sue Edwards. Third Row: Junior Vice-Presi- dent Angie Ranalli. Back Row: Secretary Treasurer Susan Vondran. Pep Club FCA — 29 Hurrying to get their banana swallowed first during the after-dinner competition at the For- eign Feast are senior Sherry Dobbins and sophomore Mike Hewlett. EXECUTIVE BOARD — Front Row: Paul Smith. Sherry Dobbins. Tom McFadden, Laura Ventura, Heidi Hunsberger, Kim Lovett and Adria Medema. Second Row: Mike Dunleavy, Joey Bamesberger, Sadonna Swann, Sara Thompson, Lori Netzhammer and Laura Albers. Back Row: Steve Ferklic, Mark Feldman, Ed Kolar. At the annual Foreign Feast, junior Soonja Masters uses chopsticks to help herself to an oriental dish, one of the many foods available in the international smorgasbord. SUMMER EXCHANGE STUDENTS — Front Row: Soonja Masters, Laurie Lambert, Tom Hoyt, Jean Hardesty, Aruna Deen, Adria Medema, Ann Stratton. Back Row: Carolyn Dougherty, Jim Lud- wig. Dave Clauss, Lori Netzhammer, Ann Wesley. Not Pictured: Paula Droege, Kathy Garrett, Cheryl Vocke, Mike Hewlett. 30 — Foreign Exchange Club FOREIGN EXCHANGE STUDENTS — Mats Agh- olme, Sweden; Verena Rudolf, Switzerland, Koji Shi- mokawa, Japan. Not pictured: Ulla Sjobeck, Swe- den. Travel abroad creates overseas understanding To many people, an overseas adven- ture is merely a fantasy which is rarely fulfilled. Through the Foreign Exchange Club, visiting a foreign country is only part of the fantasy. The ability to understand cultures and to gain international ties are created through the overseas program. Any FEC member was eligible to go overseas during the summer or year pro- gram. Interested students filled out appli- cations outlining their interests and rea- sons for applying. Then, representatives from several local philanthropic organiza- tions interviewed each student to make the final decision determining whether the student would be a worthy candidate to go overseas. To give financial aid to those selected for the program, FEC sponsored monthly movies for students, explained President Paul Smith. Other activities planned by the Executive Board included a trip to Brookfield Zoo, the musical “Annie”, an Eagles Concert, and the Ice Follies. In addition to the monthly, after-school meetings, students held gatherings in their homes to further explore foreign countries and their cultures. Students hosting the meetings lived overseas last summer and students attending these home gatherings were interested in learn- ing more about that particular country. Kicking-off second semester FEC ac- tivities was the Foreign Feast. Those at- tending the annual event brought foreign food dishes which were arranged smor- gasbord-style according to countries. Students assigned to teams labeled Ger- many, South America, and Scandinavia provided after-dinner entertainment. Culminating FEC’s activities was Inter- national Understanding Weekend which was held May 2-4. From Friday until Sun- day members hosted or had the opportu- nity to mingle with foreign students. Trying to pass the lifesaver during a contest at the Foreign Feast, juniors Mary Farell and Lau- rie Lambert are a perfect study in concentra- tion. Foreign Exchange Club — 31 ■■ freaking away Summer is a time for students to put books out of sight and schooi out of mind. For seiect Foreign Exchange Ciub mem- bers, however, summer meant troveiing to o foreign coun- try, and leaving America behind. In the summer of ' 79, 20 VHS students lived In such countries os Belgium, Co- lumbia, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Japan, Switzer- land, Sweden, and Venezuela. Members of rhe Foreign Exchange Club were eligible ro apply for rhe Yourh for Undersronding summer progrom, which would enoble rhem ro live wirh o fomily in o foreign counrry. After thorough interviews, rhe selected students were onnounced, ond one month lorer rhe porrici- ponrs were told which of their three preferred coun- tries they would be ossigned. Nor induding spending money, on esrimored cost of $1500 covered rhe general fees of rhe trip. Dosed on need, finonciol ossisronce was ovailoble ro rhe students from rhe Kiwonis, Tri Kappo, ond Rorory orgonizorions. Adjusting ro o foreign country ' s customs ond every doy living hobirs wos rhe moin difficulty dred by rhe students. However, once accus- tomed ro rhe new woy of life, these students were oble ro conceive o more reolisric view of foreign concepts. Also, rhe students claimed that rhe independence helped rhem ro achieve a bierrer undersronding of themselves. Furthermore, rhe students odmirred rhor rhe knowledge goined wos nor obroinable from books or history dosses. Assigned ro o fomily in Jopon, senior Jeff Gordin odmirred rhor oirhough rhe culrurol differences were severe, he now feels fortunore ro hove en- countered rhe Japanese culture first- hand. He, like rhe other students who spend their summer obrood, explained that his sense of history been tremendously in- : creased. The formers of Swlrzerlond troditionolly dry their hoy In stocks, by their homes, on the mountoinsides. A typical afternoon meol in Germony is enjoyed outdoors, os Heidi Hunsburger experiences with her host mothet. 32 — Foreign Exchange Feature — 33 Senior Kim Arnett enjoys on ice cream cone with her host sister oiong the Deigion coast of the North Sea. In the morning haze on Switzerlond ' s Thunersee, o house sits on a winding road which encompasses the 18-mile-long loke. Foreign Exchange Feature At o point inside one of Jopon ' s notionol porks over- looking Kobe City ond Kobe Doy ore Kyoko Tokoshi, Americon Student Jodi Libretti, ond VMS student Eric Choron. 1979 Exchonge Students — Front Row: Dovid Ku. Cheryl Riggs, Agotho Hoson, Heidi Hunsburger, Kim Arnen, Louro Venruro. Carolyn Seeber Second Row: Sreve Ferklic, Tom McFodden, Steve Ku, Denise Kendrick, Joey Domesburger, Sherry Dobbins. Dock Row: Don Peterson, Dove Koenig, Sodonno Swann Not Pictured: Eric Choron, Jeff Gordin, John Ashby, Kim Lovett, Dove lixhes. Musicians time well-spent; capture awards To a high school student, spare time was a precious commodity. Many stu- dents filled their time with jobs, sports, and of course, homework. Some, howev- er, dedicated themselves to music. Mem- bers of the Carolers, Jazz Band, and Flag Corps spent endless hours practicing and rehearsing for concerts, contests, half- time shows, and other public appear- ances. The 21 members of Carolers performed throughout the year at concert and var- ious civic events. Not only did the group learn routines to the swing and pop songs they performed, but it also practiced reg- ular concert choir music. Also, Carolers participated in NISBOVA, and received high ratings. New to the group this year was mod- ernized outfits, which replaced the out- dated mini-skirts and bell bottoms worn in past years. Choir Director Rich Hein had a very positive attitude about this year’s group and remarked, “They’re a very energetic and a strong ensemble.’’ “Jazz Band tried to encourage a new way of approaching music’’, explained Director Dan Pritchett. At their weekly evening practice sessions, members stud- ied swing and jazz compositions and did improvizations. Jazz Band performances this year included the NISBOVA contest, and Spring Jazz Festivals. Hard work and dedication were the ba- sic ingredients of the Flag Corps, an out- growth of the marching band. Meeting three afternoons a week, the 19 member squad practiced and perfected shows performed with the marching band at home football games. Mrs. Kim Pritchett, sponsor, attended a drill camp during the summer to get new ideas for the corps. FLAG CORPS — Front Row: Nancy Gray, Karen Cyzyk. Marlise Hendrichs, Ellen Carullo, Sally Hern- don, Betsey Matern, Sadonna Swann, Helen McGuire. Liz Hodurek. Second Row: Diane Moser, Michelle Hazlett, Tacy Casbon, Cathy Peters. Jenni- fer Julian, Laura Hroma, Sherry Pauley. Back Row: Debbie Wasemann, Sherry Dobbins. During a weekly practice session, junior Jackie Moore rehearses with the Jazz Band. 34 — Band Choir Three-year flag corps member Michele Hazlett performs during a half-time show. During a jazz band rehearsal, Shannon Swann and Don Rhynard follow the directions of Mr. Dan Pritchett. JAZZ BAND — Front Row: D. Renshaw. J. Moore, S. Swann, D. Rhynard, S. Schultz, J. Stratton, Sec- ond Row: R. Hubbell, A, Czeka], C. Seeber, K. Nagel, B. Louderback, C. Athanson, J. Ungrait, B. Kerlin, R. Hill, M. Daniels, M. Johnson, J. Bratsakis. Back Row: K. Luebke, D, Hughes, M. Stavreff, N. Reynolds, J. Sorenson, J. Cook. Not Pictured: S. Pitts, D. Nusbaum. At a senior citizen’s luncheon, junior Pete Bray performs with the Carolers. CAROLERS — Front Row: P. Kalina, M. Stoner, B. Walters, T. Casbon, S. Herndon, S. Pauley, J. Pear- son, C. Peters, T, Hoyt, T. Blau, D. Rea. Second Row: D. Walters, M. Keller, P. Bray, D. Goodrich. Back Row: L. Lethen. Not Pictured: D. Giacobbe, R. Hubbell, C. Athanson, T. Christy. Band Choir — 35 During the V-Teens Halloween party senior Cheryl Riggs cheers up a young patient at Por- ter Memorial Hospital. YARC — Front Row: Cara Coulter, Ms. Michelle Dailey, sponsor; Jeannette Olszewski. Second Row: Lori Lethen, Joni Vass. Kim Simon, Judy Rush, Kathie Woods. Back Row: Jackie Macik, A.J. Os- tling, Rachel Kilgour, Tracey Nemeth. Balloons are added by sophomore Gail Grieger to give the atmosphere a bubbly appearance to coincide with the King of Heart’s theme, “Champagne Jam.” 36 — YARC V-Teens Service clubs reach people to fulfill goals “Reach out and touch someone, " the familiar slogan used by the telephone company, could also be applied to YARC and V-Teens, two service organizations at VMS. While similar in purpose, the indivi- duals these clubs aided set these two clubs uniquely apart. “Aiding mentally and physically handi- capped adults and children is what YARC is all about,” explained Ms. Michelle Dai- ley, YARC sponsor. She added that stu- dents Involved were sincere and had some interest in teaching or working with the handicapped. YARC’s goals were to expand its ser- vice to all of the handicapped in the sur- rounding community, while making many more citizens and students aware of what YARC involves. This year’s activities sponsored for per- sons at Opportunity Enterprise included a Halloween party, a Christmas party, a piz- za party held at Easel’s, and the Special Olympics. V-Teen’s, another “assisting” organi- zation reached people through its service to the commnity and to VHS. V-Teen’s sponsor, Mrs. Hall, explained that the group hoped to become more of a service organization to the school, as well as the community. To fulfill this goal in the future she plans to initiate activities, such as ushering plays and other school functions. Mrs. Hall said that she was pleased with the students involved, particularly with their work on the King of Hearts dance which netted a $500 profit donat- ed to the Porter County Heart Associ- ation. She added that earlier in the year V-Teen’s assembled food baskets which were distributed for Thanksgiving. At an early Saturday morning work session, V- Teens member Suzi Bostic puts up the final touches before the King of Heart’s dance. V-TEENS — FRONT ROW: Christy Husmann, Jean Hardesty, Aruna Deen, Suzi Bostic, Karol Chelt, publicity chairman; Brigette Welsh, program chair- man; Michelle Fauser, president; Sue Wessel, secre- tary treasurer; Julie Field, vice president. SECOND ROW: Mrs. Liz Hall, sponsor; Ruth Carter, Debbie Buehrle, Ann Wesley, Karen Robertson, Kathie Woodrich. BACK ROW: Betsie Undenwood, Debbie Mathieu, Carol Wiens. NOT PICTURED: Heidi Helms, Kim Moser, Gail Grieger, Stacy Trowbridge, Julie Stratton, Cheryl Riggs, Michelle Mondello, Debbie Eaton, Amy Lipp. YARC V-Toons — 37 Drama Club sets the stage for varied activities As the saying goes. “All the world’s a stage,” and the members of Drama Club live up to it. Not only did they put on the fall play, but also produced two children’s plays, April Antics, and conducted work- shops in addition to monthly meetings. “The Madwoman of Chaillot,” a French farce-comedy, was presented on Novem- ber 15 and 16. Hard work and dedication was put toward the production by the cast and crew members to make it a suc- cess. When asked why this particular play was chosen Ms. Alice Noble, director and club sponsor, responded, “It was some- thing we’ve never done before. Because the characters are unusual, it was a real challenge.” Workshops conducted by the Chicago City Limits, an improvisational group, and make-up experts from Ball State Universi- ty were included in the club meetings throughout the year. The Sound and Light Crew took care of the technical aspects of the various pro- ductions presented. Under the guidance of Mr. David Kenning, volunteers learned the many aspects of behind-the-scenes work in the theatre. Applying makeup before an April Antics per- formance is junior Ellen Ernst. Before an evening performance, soundman Mark Anderson prechecks the auditorium sound system. 38 — Drama Club Sound Light Crew DRAMA CLUB — Front Row: D. Wasemann, L. Bolde, J. Hardesty, D. Eaton, K. Nagel, C. Seeber, L. Kenworthy, M. Hendrichs, A. Cranberry, K. Walls. Second Row: A. Hason, J. Chilean, M. Beck, E. Ernst, S. Roberts, M. Glenn, C. Roberts, E. Carullo, S. Herndon, D. Rhynard, J. Martin, J. Simpson, R. Schroeder. Third Row: L. Bell, C. Riggs, T. Casbon, M. Daniels, K. Marquez, J. Stritof, C. Peters, J. Pera. Fourth Row: K. Reshkin, B. McKee, L. Kyes, T. Hoyt, B. Kerlin, K. Shimokoawa , D. Clauss, S. Pau- ley, B. Luecke, J. Moore, C. Peters, D. Findling, R. Powers, D. Mathieu, E. Charon, K. Luebke. Back Row: S. Martinson, D. Goodrich, C. Stark, A. Noble, sponsor; M. Stavreff, D. Allen, E. Brant, R, Roberts. Participating in a robbery sketch by the com- edy group Ah-Ha are Eric Brant, Mark Daniels, Ellen Ernst and Mike Stavreff. r- ' . Drama Club Sound And Light Crew — 39 OEA — Front Row: Tracey Bennett, Char Reif. Laurie Dugo, Julie Bach, Sandi Bierma, Mary Gosch, Ann Pat Funk, Denise Brosky, Kathy Wray, Julianne Wheeler, Debbie Douglass, Lisa Hofferth, Tina Kneitel. Second Row: Mrs. Cynthia Stalbaum; Dawn Vernich, Michelle Fauser, Kim Lafferty, Sue Wareham, Kathie Woods, Tina Silhavy, Bobbie Grotzke, Mindy Reinhertz, Lynn Wigren, Barb Eilers. As part of Intensive Office Lab, senior Mindy Reinhertz participates in an office simulation. Referring to her text before a typing assign- ment in Intensive Office Lab is Bobbie Grotzke. 40 — OEA Peer Counseling OEA, Counseling give experience and opportunities Willie Stargell, Chris Evert, and Larry Bird are all athletes who have their act together. A person doesn’t always have to look to the sports scene, though, to find someone who has his act together. At VHS, such people were found in two special organizations: Office Education Association (OEA), and Peer Counseling. OEA members were senior girls en- rolled in Intensive Office Lab. In this class, skills important for office jobs were devel- oped to prepare students for an office career. OEA accentuated this develop- ment by concentrating on skills such as leadership and social graces. These skills were rated on the state level at a contest in February. OEA fund-raising activities included bake sales and a garage sale. Members also typed for teachers and students. Funds from these activities enabled OEA to send a Christmas basket to the needy. To gain experience in an office situa- tion, students went through the Intensive Office Lab and OEA. Another exper- ience-gaining program was Peer Counsel- ing where students were in charge of helping people. Peer counselors defined themselves as “normal kids helping normal kids with normal problems.” These six high school students not only tried to help their peers, but elementary and junior high school stu- dents as well. Peer counselors also tried to help new students adjust to VHS. Two peer counselor activities were a career orientation program for elementary school students, and a freshman orienta- tion to VHS. The group also helped VHS faculty with testing programs. Und erstanding body language and eye contact helped peer counselors commu- nicate with students. A psychologist spoke with the counselors to teach these and other communication skills. PEER COUNSELORS: Jon Brockopp, Karen An- derson, Kathy Saterlee, Kim Moser, Mr. Don Dick, sponsor. NOT PICTURED: Bill Walters, Paul Smith. During the Christmas season, OEA members entertain nursing home patients at Canterbury Place with Christmas Carols. OEA Peer Counseling — 41 Dreams molded, careers sought, ICT — President Eric Egolf, Treasurer Secretary Steve Upton. Not pictured: Vice President Ed Bar- chuk. VICA — President David Swanson, Vice President Mike Jessop, Treasurer Ira Scott, Sgt. at Arms Barry Allison, Mr, John Angyus sponsor. Not pictured: Secretary Wade Walker. VICA — Front Row: Mr. Frank Horvath sponsor. Secretary Julie Field, President Tom Hayden, Vice President Steve Steel, Treasurer Andy Stritof. Back Row: Mat Klewer, Johna Daniely, Calvin Dorward, Paul Reed. students excel In the search of the American dream whether it be in the business field or in- dustry, students seek out their aspirations through VICA and DECA. DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America) sponsor, Mrs. Cheryl Leach said that the main purpose of DECA is that it gives students a sense of belonging to VHS that follows them through their jobs which include retailing and wholesal- ing. VICA (Vocational International Clubs of America), male and female students, has many outlets including health, architec- ture, mechanics, electronics and Industri- al Cooperative Training (ICT). These out- lets provide the student with opportunities to utilize their talents in a particular field. Both VICA and DECA provide students with a sense of leadership and accom- plishment which help to prepare them for a job in an area which interests them. Every spring regional, state, national, and international contests are held. Stu- dents compete by completing a written test and exhibiting a skill they have mas- tered. Contests gave students a chance to prove their skills not only to them- selves, but to everyone involved such as parents, teachers, and friends. Dances and bake sales helped VICA and DECA raise funds for annual ban- quets and contests. Banquets were held to let employees and employers become better acquainted. Both VICA and DECA met for one hour a day in class and once a month for club meetings. 42 — VICA DECA HEALTH OCCUPATIONS — Front Row: Karen Nielson, Treasurer JoAnne Walker, Secretary Kandi Walker, Vice-President Dawn Reynolds, President Teresa Mayhew, Mrs. Doris Hildreth, sponsor; Mary Beck, Back Row: Karen Kurns, Roxanne Hephner, LeeAnne Kneifel, Lori Kraft, Jeanne Anderson. DECA — President Sandi Samay, Reporter Joey Check, Vice-President Beth Harrington, Treasurer Julie Meyer, Secret.ary Penny Fink, Reporter Pam Risk. VICA DECA — 43 Making final preparations for Student Coun- cil’s children’s film festival are Dave Ku, film director; Greg Chrustowski, publicity director; Tim Clark, chairman; Betsy Griffin, co-chair- man; and Lance Nightingale, refreshments chairman. At the end of the Student Exchange Day, spon- sored by Student Council, sophomore Lance Nightingale, and juniors Lynn Kenworthy and Betsy Griffin talk to visitors from Lowell, Boone Grove, Gary Roosevelt, and Portage about school policies and rules. STUDENT COUNCIL — Front Row: Dave Ku. He- len Kirscher, Susan Risk, Todd VanKeppel. Laura Neis, Greg Chrustowski. Second Row: Mr. Bill Boyle, co-sponsor; Michele Hazlett, Kim Arnett, Mary Furman, Laurie Lambert, Debbie Johnson, Debbie Beurhie, Brian Tonner, Tim Clark, John Hof- ferth. Autumn Butt, Tom McFadden, Heidi Huns- berger, Chris Newhart, Sue Edwards, Carol Wiens. Third Row: Mrs. Donna Gray, co-sponsor; Pam Benner, John Steeves, Lance Nightingale, Christ! Huseman, Sue Bard, Cheryl Vocke, Joey Bames- berger, Laura Albers, Laura Meyer, Jane Simson, Debbie Waseman, Lori Lethen, Angi Ranalli. Fourth Row: Diane Moser, Stacey Waymire, Mark Feldman, Karen Makevich, Sue Vondran, David Claus, Betsy Griffin, Erica Hofferth, Kim Simon, Lynn Kenworthy, Jeanne Berkshire, Eileen Neis, Laura Wood, Debbie Brady. At an Old Fashioned Christmas sponsored by Student Council, seniors Jeanette Olszewski and Mike Duncan take time to admire the pre- sents under the tree. 44 — Student Council Student Faculty Senate Students approach school gov’t, as ‘mediators’ Webster’s definition for government is exercise of authority; direction and con- trol over actions of persons in a communi- ty- For any type of governmental structure to be effective and democratic its con- stituents’ voices must be heard. The VHS Student Council acted as the mediator between the students and the administra- tion. Co-Sponsor Donna Gray explained that Student Council let students have more direction over activities and policies. Meetings held every first and third Wednesday allowed Student Council time to plan activities which included a Christ- mas Dance, and student exchanges with other schools. Other fund-raising activi- ties included a film festival, a sock hop, and collecting for muscular dystrophy. Mrs. Gray said that activities only took place if students participated in them. She added, " With 75 members, promot- ing activities was no problem.’’ Although student government is a lot of work and responsibility it was worth the effort, said Mrs. Gray. “It gave students a chance to be active in their own activi- ties.” Students used their authority as mem- bers of Student Faculty Senate to pro- vide communication between students and faculty. Whenever students ran into money or activity problems they could go to Stu- dent Faculty Senate. This year the Junior Class ran into financial difficulties promot- ing prom, and SFS offered assistance. In past years profits from the school pop machine went to the Food Service Department. This year, however. Student Faculty Senate and Pep Club worked out an agreement to have the money go to- ward student activities. STUDENT FACULTY SENATE — Front Row: John Schmucker. Betsy Griffin. Eric Brant, Tim Clark, Mr. Skip Bird, Sharon Tudor, Erica Hofferth, Mr. Bill Boyle, sponsor. Second Row: Karen Resh- kin, Jeanne Berkshire, JoJo Trapp, Jean Carlson, Jane Poncher, Kristin Moseley, Mrs. Elizabeth Hall. Back Row: Mr. Ben Austin, Mrs. Donna Gray, Mr. Bob Sutton, Mr. Lewis Rhinehart, Mr. Glenn Ellis. STUDENT COUNCIL OFFICERS — Ellie Sachs, treas: Eileen Nels, sec.; Betsy Griffin, vice pres.; Tim Clark, pres.; Brian Tonner, sgt. at arms. Student Council Student Faculty Senate — 45 Novices find an endless rainbow in competition We all enjoy participating in at ieast one kind of sport, but often don’t have the time or dedication to go out for a team. In intramural sports, however, one can take part just for the fun of it. Approximately 500 VHS students par- ticipated in at least one of the 13 intramu- ral sports programs offered at VHS throughout the year. According to Mr. Vir- gil Sweet, director of the intramural pro- gram. 13 separate programs gave VHS one of the most extensive intramural pro- grams in Indiana. The intramural sports programs offered this year included four seasons of co-ed tennis which were played both indoors and outdoors, boys’ touch football, boys’ basketball, co-ed bowling, co-ed skiing, girls’ basketball, girls’ gymnastics, co-ed water polo, and co-ed volleyball. Attract- ing the largest turn-out were boys’ bas- ketball. co-ed skiing, and co-ed tennis. All sports were sponsored and directed by faculty members. Although the purpose of intramurals was for the enjoyment of the students, all sports were kept on a competitive level with ribbons given for the first four places in each sport. The only requirement for intramurals was that a student may not be a member of a Varsity interscholastic team in that sport. In three of the intramural sports pro- grams a learning experience was offered to give students a chance to learn a skill at a nominal fee of not more than $15. Students traveled to the Pines for ski in- struction. and to Inman’s Bowling Aliey for bowling lessons. Gymnastics instruc- tion was given at VHS. Intramural team member David Brown devotes intense concentration as he sets his shot at the free throw line. Returning volleys to their partners during an intramural practice are juniors Kim Micciche and Carol Douglas. On a snowy slope Juniors Connie Wilhelm and Soonja Masters discover that skiing isn ' t as easy as it looks. 46 — Intramurals A sunny Sunday afternoon is the setting for an intramural football game between the Faculty Fanatics and the Marauders. Battling for control of the jump ball are Seniors Jeff Corsbie and Steve Engelder. Before heading to the tow ropes, sophomore intramural skiers Cindy Peters and Rachel Schroeder pick up their skis. Intramurals — 47 NHS JUNIORS — Front Row. S. Telschow. A. Ranalli, A. Medema, K. Reshkin, R. Sienkowski, M. Mundt, S. Ikeda, S. Bondi, M. Hendrichs. M. Mannel, A. Granberry. Second Row: A. Stratton, M. De- lumpa, S. Swann, E. Reggie, D. Schueler, K. Sha- drick, J. Steeves, L. Lambert, J. Gutt, G. Ancinec, M. Casto, M. Bonich, H. Lucaitis. Back Row: S. Wessel, C. Vocke, S. Thompson, C. Marshall, B. Griffin, T, Robbins, J. Benton, J. Berkshire, J. Moore, T. Bickel, E. Amundsen, G. Ludwig, K. Moli- toris. By participating in a children’s play, Chris Stark works toward the 200 hours of theatre work needed for Thespian membership. VALENIAN staffer Jackie Mathieu works on a layout to fulfill her Quill and Scroll publica- tions requirement. 48 — Honoraries NHS — Front Row: P. Benner, M. Hazlett, K. Cair- choff, A. Hoehner, L. Ventura, H. Hunsberger, L. Sizen, S. Edwards, P. Harbold, E. Sachs, T. McFad- den, M. Mavity, C. McCarron. Second Row: A Crowley, C. Hans, S. Swann, K. Ludwig, D. Rhynard, C. Seeber, D. Ku, H. Kirscher, K. Anderson, S. Ku, P. Smith, B. Tonner, N. Bretscher, D. Farrow. Back Row: K. Nagel, J. Carlson, S. Ferklic, C. Prahlow, J. Brady, S. Dobbins, M. Feldman, M. Marshall, M. Galow, R. Henry, M. Dupes, J. Furlin. THESPIANS — Front Row: Ms. Alice Noble, spon- sor; L. Kenworthy, A. Cranberry, J. Moore. Second Row: L. Bell, R. Roberts, C. Peters, S. Herndon, K. Nagel, C. Seeber. Back Row: B. McKee, J. Bro- chopp, P. Leverich, C. Stark, B. Luecke, E. Brant. M. Hendrichs. Students win honors through competition To become President of the United States, one must have certain qualifica- tions and be selected by the public. Just like the political organizations, National Honor Society, Interna tional Thespian Society, and Quill and Scroll select mem- bers who have filled the needed require- ments. National Honor Society’s purpose was to recognize students who were strong in leadership, character, service, and schol- arship. One must have at least a 3.0 grade point average to be considered for membership, and each candidate went through a selection process by the facul- ty- In addition to monthly meetings, NHS sponsored the annual Valentine’s Day flower sale which provided funds for the induction ceremony, pins, and the NHS scholarship. International Thespian Society was for those Drama Club members who had ac- cumulated 200 hours or more of stage work. This experience could include act- ing and crew work for the fall production or children’s plays. Thespians also at- tended the annual summer conference at Ball State University and received month- ly publications. Honoring outstanding journalists was Quill and Scroll. Members must have worked on Valenian for at least one year to be considered for membership. Quill and Scroll inductees were honored at the Spring Awards Banquet, hosted by the Journalism Department. QUILL AND SCROLL — Front Row: Mrs. Gloria Zimmerman, sponsor; T. Koskey, K. Nagel, J. Dom- browski, C. Hallberg, L. Kyes. Second Row: T. Hoyt, B. Wikle, E. Charon, P. Miller, M. Redding, J. Mathieu, M. Filipowski. Back Row: C. Dougherty. T. Sawyer, K. Scholl, P. Tucker, K. Veselica, D. Koenig. Honorariet — 49 Work, dedication main ingredients of Valenian Take twenty-four imaginative staff members, (some freshly picked, some well-seasoned); add hard work and long hours; mix in both creativity and original- ity, and sprinkle with luck. Baking time required; one year. What do you get? An award-winning yearbook, the Valenian. Although staff members may not all be master chefs, they do work hard to cook up what will be, for many students, their best remembrance of the year. After one semester of journalism, staff members try to learn as much as possible during the summer workshops at Ball State Universi- ty and St. Mary’s College, and during class training periods. Valenian was not only meeting dead- lines, taking photographs, and writing copy, however. To members, it seemed as much a club as it does a class. Every month or two, members met for an early breakfast to break up the routine. They also held a Christmas dinner, and an an- nual spring banquet at which awards were given and the ’81 staff was an- nounced. For all their effort, members received more than just an English credit. They also earned a rewarding feeling of fulfill- ment in producing an award-winning yearbook. The ’79 VALENIAN received CSPA’s Medalist award, and, for the first time in VMS history, the All-American Award from NSPA rating service. When the book has been printed, mem- bers who have worked hard together all year felt almost “like a family,’’ explained Brian Wikle, section copy editor. “Not only does the staff work all year toward a common goal, but the people become close by helping each other when they’re down and celebrating each others’ achievements,” he added. Sports Co-editor Melanie Redding learns some o( the basics of layout design during a class training session. Assigned to oversee all activities of the ' 80 VALENIAN Staff are Pam Tucker, theme copy editor; Dave Koenig, layout editor, and Brian Wikle, section copy editor. Putting the final touches on their spread are advertising co-editors Paul Alvarez and Lisa Kyes. 50 — Valenian VALENIAN STAFF: Front Row: Tina Koskey, Ka- tie Nagel. Lisa Kyes. David Koenig, Pam Tucker, Brian Wikle, Melanie Redding, Carolyn Dougherty. Second Row: Mrs. Gloria Zimmerman, adviser; Cin- dy Hallberg. Kim Lovett, Jackie Mathieu, Tom Hoyt, Paul Alvarez, Katie Scholl, Kathy Veselica, Marty Filipowski. Back Row: Tom Sawyer, Jeff Gardin, Eric Charon, Phil Miller. Sarah Thompson, Janet Dombrowski, Kim Ferrall. Not Pictured: Diane Laf- ferty. Named VALENIAN’s Outstanding Staffer at the Spring Awards Banquet, photographer Marty Filipowski is presented with the official plaque at a later date by Maria Halkias, Post-Tribune reporter. Valenian — 51 Having what if takes to be o success M an ' s orgonizorion and planning supporr rhe cancepr of pro- gression. Man ' s desire ro ger oheod was enriced by rhe goins ir produced. For exomple, over o period of years, mon devel- oped nnonerory, welfare, ond educarion plons which were specifical- ly plorred wirh rne inrenrions ro help mon succeed. Jusr os mon developed socierol plons, VH5 teachers ' orgonizorion ond plonning in rhe dossroom were plorred by doily objectives. This effective rod used ro prepare students ro function in rhe " reol " world, os well os ro ready some students for advancement ro higher educorion. Moking sure rhor oil needs of students were mer, Compenrency Testing wos performed. Now in its second yeor, Compenrency Test- ing, which was mondored by rhe store of Irdiano, wos required of oil sophonnores. The morh and English rests administered measured rhe occounrobiliry of VMS dosses. As Q result of rhe resting, rhe English deportment introduced o Basic Skills doss this year for those students who were identified os locking in bosk: tonguoge arts skills. Besides students ' weaknesses, however, orher focrors of VMS were also uncovered by rhe resting. Scores on rhe battery of rests refleaed rhe generol quality of educorion or VMS. Ail scores from rhe compenrency resting of rhe vorious corogories ronged in rhe 90-99 percentile group on o notional bosis. Simitarly, 1979-80 scores on SAT rests which ore administered ro oil college-bound students, ronked higher rhon rhe overoge scores of Midwest schools, ond of schools ocross rhe notion. These srorisrics reflected VMS ' brood ocodemic curriculum, ovoilobiliry of phosed, tracked, honor ond odvonced dosses, dedicored reochers, ond high ocodemic porenriol of students. After their presentation to the faculty, the Domestic Exchange students from Fond du Loc. Wisconsin, meet with VMS students In the program. 52 — Academic Division Drafting Instructor Mr. Gory Grey olds Soonjo Masters, who Is planning to study engineering, with her designs. Taking port In the flesto, which hos become o fovorlte aspect of Sponish dosses, ore John Newcombe, Bruce Steckler. and Liz Hull. Working on her Chemistry experiment. Lori McMIchoel mokes use of the loborotory facilities at VHS. The Science Department offers courses In physlcol. chemical, and biological sciences. For finishing homework or working on projects, the bl-level Learning Cenrer is o fovorlte of VHS students. Insert Junior Sue Bondi works on o project In the Learning Cenrer workroom. Academics Division Head drum major, senior Rachel Henry, and her two assistants, junior Janet Dombrowski and sophomore Rebecca Sensenbaugh, lead the band during the Popcorn Festival Parade. ORCHESTRA — Front Row: M. Marshall, J. Startt, D. Cooke, H, Gebhardf, E. Geiss, K. Reshkin, B. Keller, L. Brauer. Second Row: D. Cook, V. Rubel, C. Mandello, G. Ellis, S. Reschke, N. Azar, R. Sen- senbaugh, R. Blaney, K. Woodrich. Third Row: H. Helms, D. Waseman, M. Mundt, P. Ku, K. Loft, J. Poncher, N. Hills, S. Lee, J. Stratton, C. Weins, T. Schroeder, A. Freeman, C. Kolar. Back Row: D. Peloso, J. Eder, D. Buck, K. Luebke, D. Hughes, R. Kuehl, M. Schiek, B. Naillieux, R. Kelly, R. Young, B. Ryding. Orchestra students, Roselynn Young and Tom Schroeder, warm up on their cello’s before be- ginning their class. Ambitions remain unchanged; Band and Orchestra stiii rate John Doe never missed a basketball practice even if it meant missing dinner, skipping a special on T.V., or losing out on a couple of hours of extra sleep, to achieve his goal of becoming a good player. During the first game John sunk 14 baskets, grabbed 12 rebounds, and made 1 1 free throws. He became a hero to his classmates after endlessly leading the team to overwhelming victories and was respected by his fellow teammates who named him Player of the Year. All this came about because of hard work and dedication and the goal to be a good player. Like John Doe, the VHS Band and Or- chestra have simple goals which lead them to bigger things. The goal of the VHS Band according to Director Robert Miller, was to perform as well as possible, and for each student to develop a deeper understanding of the instruments played. This goal helped us to give several good concerts and provide interesting half-time entertainment. VHS Band also achieved superior ratings, the highest given at the State Band Contest, due to their goal. The VHS Orchestra also strived to play as well as possible and to make each student as musically literate as possible according to Conductor Rolando Chilian. They, too, gave several concerts and achieved high ratings at the Symphonic Organization Contest. 54 — Band A BAND — Front Row: S. Swann, R. Kilgour, D. Renshaw, J. Dombrowski, T. Magnetti, K. Nagel, J. Mischanko, M. Schultz, A. Czekaj. Second Row: G. Harris, J. Dupes, S. Swann, B. Griffin, S. Bondi, S. Stratton, V. Weber, K. Marshall, J. Poncher, D. Harms, R. Owens, R. Henry. Third Row: K. Ferrall, L. Bozarth, K. Cyzyk, C. Hans, J. Brockoop, J. Fred- erick, J. Moore, D. Rhynard. Fourth Row: S. Huber, D. Parks, C. Atherson, B. Louderback, C. Hansen, C. Seeber, T. Foster, N. Spells, J. Evans, C. Miller, N. Reynolds, A. Platt, S. Ideda, K. Sanford, M. Stavref. Back Row: K, Davidosn, L. Willis, J. Bratsakis, B. Vorwald, M. Johnson, J, Golding, B. Kerlin, R. Hill, P. Steinbrecher, M. Keller, J. Carpenter. B BAND — Front Row: J. Stratton, S. Lee, J. Rogness, B. Bergstorm, J. Buchanon, K. Walls, L. Kallay, E. Carullo, N. Azar, S. Reschke, Second Row: J. Gozak, J. Karlos, C. Wiens, F. Russel, S. Shore, A. Taber, B. Hans, L. Douglas, K. Brody, L. Hroma, L, McMichael, S. Noland. Third Row: N. Vondran, L. Reeder, R. Sensenbaugh, N. Hills, K. Loot, J. Poncher, J. Nusbaum, R. Gorman, D. Buis, J. Shauer, S. Ewald, T. Richert, S. Schultz. Fourth Row: D. Peloso, M. Mantaque, D. Buck, J. Eater, K. Luebke, J. Pranlow, D. Hughes, E. Good, C. Cook, S. Pitts, M. Murphy, B. Blumel, M. Smyth. K. Ward, K. Murphy, M. Moncilovich, R. Wear, J. Frederick. Back Row: P. Rast, B. Naillieux, J. Galey, M. Dan- iels, S. Versteeg, P. Joyce, M. Shiek, R. Kuehl, M. O’Dell, R. Rains, D. Spring, R. Venekamp. Band — 55 A CHOIR — First Row: Cathy Peters, Tom Hoyt, Martha Stoner, Tammy Blau, Paul Kalina, Carol Jo- seph. Second Row: Lori Lethen. Third Row: Tami Christy, Don Rea, Sally Herndon, Dave Giacobbe, Sherri Pauley. Back Row: Tacy Casbon, Mark Kel- ler, Dave Walters, Peter Bray, Julie Peterson. GIRLS’ GLEE CLUB — Front Row: Susan Rob- erts, Rachel Schroeder, Jane SImson, Lena Austin, Lisa Glenn, Jenny Julian, Lily Luu, Trin Kim. Sec- ond Row: Dawn Sheridan, Mamie Ulm, Susan Risk, Luann Mitchell, Tina Davenport, Cathy McManus, Julie Ingram, Kim Luu, Bev McDaniels. Back Row: Michelle McNeil, Kathy Marquez, Sandy Hoard, Cin- dy Peters, Terry WroblewskI, Jackie Overton, Amy LIpp, Michelle Berg, Jen Buche, Paulette Krueger, Laurie Felts. 56 — Choir B CHOIR — Front Row: Connie Wilhelm, Debbie Rhonda Stedman, Laura Neis, Michelle Oldfield, Ja- Redman, Jean Hardesty, Jamie Dutcher, Cindy Tal- net Meyers, Suzanne West. Third Row: Dennis McKesson, Mary Webb, Dianne Lafferty, Jackie Jar- ley, Jean Chillian, Joanne DeMeo. Second Row: Mitchell, Koji Shimokawa, Tom Hoyt, Ross Hubbell, rett. Sue Wessel, Kim Peterson, Wanda Sutherland, Lisa Sumner, Debbie Eaton, Brenda Tucker, Jon Reed, Bob Fryer, Don Rea. Back Row: Lori Polly Powers. A la carte style of music; Choirs sing In the key of variety Smorgasbords offer a multitude of choices. Many types of salads, breads, vegetables, and desserts are served in addition to the various meat selections, ranging from beef to poultry or fish. Though some selections may be especial- ly popular, no one shares the identical preferences with anybody else. Similarly, all people do not have the same tastes in music. For this reason, song selection for the choirs included everything from classical to pop, so there was something to please everyone. While some members enjoyed singing the popu- lar tunes, others favored the challenge the older pieces presented. All songs, howev- er, worked toward reaching the same goals: these included developing voices and learning music reading skills, accord- ing to Choral Director Rick Hein. In an effort to raise money for a spring trip to New Orleans, seniors Tom Hoyt and Tacy Cas- bon worked in concessions during all home basketball games. Two groups, A and B Choirs made up Concert Choir. Also singing with them was a third group. Girls’ Glee Club. To- gether they did four formal concerts last year, but A Choir, called the Carolers when singing by themselves, did about ten additional performances last year for community organizations and businesses. Although practicing for concerts kept the choirs busy, they also worked to pre- pare for vocal competitions in the winter months. The contests ranged from NIS- BOVA in January, to a concert choir con- test in April. Between these two, there were also contests for solo and ensemble, and swing choirs. A final project the choirs took on was earning money for a spring trip to New Orleans. Choir members volunteered to work in the concession stands during the home basketball games selling candy, popcorn and soft drinks to the crowds. Choir — 57 As senior Phil Miller listens in, Mr. James Hunn clears up some confusion on a chemistry lab for junior Bob Vendl. Amidst distillation equipment, senior Jean Carlson Jots down information in her lab note- book. Advanced Physics student Bill Luecke takes on a superior attitude as an official in the annu- al bridge contest as Bruce Pauley, Mark Feld- man and Greg Emig wait to test their bridges. 58 — Math Science IPS Momentarily stepping away from the black- board, Mr. Wes Maiers emphasizes a theorem to his geometry class. After nine weeks of researching the piano, Weighing a glass beaker precisely, junior senior Carolyn Seeber concentrates on the Bruce Louderback obtains the data necessary music she will play lor the IPS committee. for his chemistry lab report. CAREFULLY r Independent Study prints out as research topic choice for seniors Wheels whirl, words flash across a screen, and a steady “kerchunk, ker- chunk” is heard as the computer spills out a data sheet. INPUT — How is it possibie to do an in- depth study of the piano when no course is offered as part of the VHS curriculum? Refer to memory banks. OUTPUT — Independent Program- ming for Students (IPS). Any topic that meets the approval of the IPS committee can be studied for a semester by a senior with a study hall. Also researched for a semester were the political systems of the Soviet Union and the United States. Another student chose to make an audio-visual report of the ex- tra-curricular activities at the high school. The IPS program was designed to allow students to expand their knowledge in a certain area not covered in regular classes. Each student works with a facul- ty sponsor and earns credit and grades for his project. At the end of the semester. a report must be presented to the com- mittee for evaluation. INPUT — What course of study is avail- able for students interested only in learn- ing basic skills in math or science courses? OUTPUT — Both the math and science programs provide various levels of study to enable students to take as much or as little of the subject as they desire. Although no changes occurred in cur- riculum or textbooks over the past year, two new full-time teachers joined the fac- ulty. Mr. Lester Snyder became a mem- ber of both programs by teaching chem- istry as well as geometry. Also a newcom- er to the Science Department, Mr. Max Edington taught earth, physical, and life sciences. In addition, both programs also had new department chairpersons. Mr. Ben Austin took over in the Science Depart- ment, and Miss Linda White, the math program. Math Science IPS — 59 Senior Jetl Corsbie uses his time after school to catch up on a drafting assignment due the next day. Junior Daryle Keller concentrates while taking a timed writing which is designed to measure both speed and accuracy. Catching up on her work, senior Laurie Dugo uses her study hall to type a business letter for her intensive office lab class. 60 — Business Industrial Arts Many untold treasures found in Business and Industrial Arts The old cliche that “you can’t judge a book by its cover” seems to sum up the business and industrial arts departments. Although both departments offered a number of valuable classes, some stu- dents choose not to take them because of the misconception that they prepared them only for jobs directly related to the courses. Just like the worn out book cover that hides a brilliant masterpiece, the business and industrial arts classes stored a great many things of value to all students. Best known fo r typing classes, the business department also offered a number of less known. But equally valuable classes. In- cluded in its curriculum were Business Law, which dealt with common business transactions that take place daily; Busi- ness Machines, which gave students the useful skills needed to master seven com- mon business machines; and Distributive Education, which placed students with a job in a field they hoped to enter after high school or college graduation. The industrial arts department also of- fered a variety of classes. Although some industrial arts classes such as Small En- gines, helped prepare students for a di- rectly related job, many of the classes offered basic knowledge that could be applied to several job areas. Introductory and Architectural Drafting courses gave students a good foundation for becoming a mechanical engineer or an architect, as well as a draftsman. Knowledge of elec- tricity, which is valuable not only to elec- tricians but also to construction workers and engineers, was obtained through Residential Electricity. Typing, a course highly recommended for both college-bound and non college bound stu- dents, usually has approximately 60 students per class. Drafting teacher Mr. Gary Gray assists Nate Telschow in constructing a precise angle dur- ing Drafting class. Business Industrial Arts — 61 Mrs. Pam Bell’s psychology classes watch with amusement as senior Anita Michell encounters a series of snowdrifts after being given a post- hypnotic suggestion. During a debate in his social studies class sen- ior Craig McCarron argues his point as Adria Medema looks on skeptically. An assortment of signs are shown by a number of seniors in an effort to win various positions for Student Government Day. 62 — Social Studies T“ r Cll) ' CoONol ' ’ ' - I OK L VvAr. ' ' ELECT aOCW Sc Senior Mark Feldman casts his votes for his favorite candidates during Student Govern- ment Day elections. Before entering the line for Student Govern- ment Day voting, Patti Jones checks her name off with poll watcher Lori Armstrong. Students remember more than just facts in social study classes Most students probably won’t remem- ber who fired the first shot of the Civil War, but many will remember the more general aspects of the social studies courses. Psychology class covered such factual things as Freud and Skinner’s theories; however, it also covered many other as- pects, perhaps much more memorable. Psychology, designed to give students a good background for college level psy- chology courses discussed such things as what influences a person’s persona lity, and how to make the most out of learn- ing. Presenting relevant information on cur- rent topics was Value and Issues. Facts concerning drugs, sexuality, discrimina- tion, and crime were given. According to Value and Issues teacher Mrs. Pam Bell, the goal of the class was " To become aware of the social problems facing our society today.” Even though facts about Russia, Eur- ope, Africa and other lands were given in various history courses, according to Mr. Martin Miller emphasis was also put on “basic knowledge pertaining to our own social and economic structures.” Such knowledge was given in the senior year with Government and Economics. In these classes students were given infor- mation about the stock market, laws per- taining to Indiana, regulations over voting procedures, and an overall understanding of the government system. Social Studies — 63 As Mr. Skip Collin’s Health class sits quietly, he begins to lecture on the endocrine system. Junior Mark Overton looks on as his classmate, Kathy Samay, prepares to study for an upcom- ing Health quiz. 1 Driver Ed. class sees changes, P.E. and Health stay the same Well, it just happened again. Those pants you bought yesterday for $26 went on sale today for $16. The feeling of being cheated encompasses you. Many sen- iors, juniors, and sophomores had that same feeling of being shortchanged with this year’s change in the Driver’s Training program. After waking up early for almost the entire summer and rearranging family vacations, many students can’t help but be a little envious of those who are able to take the course under the new program, which was initiated to shorten students’ time in summer school. Instead of spending three days a week for eight weeks in summer school as they did in the previous Driver Training pro- gram, students spend only two days a week for four weeks in summer school under the new program. This change was able to be made because the class por- tion of Driver Education was offered to freshmen at the junior high schools, leav- ing only behind-the-wheel driving for the summer. Although this was a big change in the Driver’s Training program, many aspects of the program stayed the same. The number of hours of behind-the-wheel ex- perience, the number of class hours, and the credit given for taking the class re- mained unchanged. While the Driver Training program un- derwent significant change, this year’s physical education program experienced no major changes. The wide range of gym classes helped to relieve students’ sitting- at-the desk blues and kept bodies healthy. Playing a lively game of softball, attempting to win a few games of tennis, or participating in a fencing tournament was a welcome change from the routine of daily classes. Physical activity was not the only way students kept healthy. They also stayed healthy by being informed on the parts and functions of their bodies, which is one of the goals of the Health classes. Health students also learned about boating and fire safety, and had the opportunity to become certified in Cardiopulmonary Re- susitation under the direction of the Val- paraiso Fire Department. 64 — PE Health Dr. Ed. ISO HIGH SCHOOL DUCATION CAR COURTESY Of E FORD. INC. Before entering the Driver’s Education car for some behind-the-wheel experience, junior Polly Powers flashes a smile of confidence. Trying to improve his golf game, junior Dave Espie concentrates on how to develop a better swing in gym class. German students go “Kegein, ” theater students climb the ladder Ask many VHS students what they are doing during spring break and their re- sponse may be visiting relatives, going to Florida, or just loafing. However, some 30 German students broke the usual routine of vacations and went to Germany. There the students visited such famous German cities as Bonn, Cologne, and Berlin. While touring Germany they had many options of how to spend their time. Some of which were ‘Kegein’ which is German bowling, ‘Wandern’ or hiking, visiting the East Ber- lin Opera House or wine tasting. Such trips were planned to acquaint students with a foreign country. Visiting a country was not the only way students became familar with other nation’s cus- toms. The Foreign Language Department familiarized students with other countries by teaching such languages as German, French, Spanish, and Latin, as well as informing them about the customs of the country through films, field trips and out- side reading material. To develop poise and self-confidence was one of the main goals of the Speech classes. Students who took speech classes were required to give informative, persuasive, and demonstrative speeches. For those who still wanted more of a chal- lenge, Dramatic Arts was also offered. This could have been taken as a speech class or just as an elective. The one se- mester course which centered on play production and acting was initiated to give students a well-rounded background of the performing arts. Many students who were interested in acting and the classics turned to the Shakespeare classes, in which various scences from plays were acted out. Al- though the English Department offered such interest-oriented classes, it also of- fered such practical classes as Term Pa- per, and Nuts and Bolts, which centered on basic skills. Practicing h«r mime, eophomore Michelle Old- field expand her talent in her Dramatic Art cla . Striking hi final blow, iunior John Steevea, alia Hamlet, kill Claudiu (Mary Furman). 66 — Engliah Speech Foreign Language Dramatic Arts teacher, Ms. Alice Noble applies make up to Marlise Henrichs to show the aging process through lines of make-up. Through the use of mime and the ladder tech- nique, senior Steve Martinson reaches new heights in his Dramatic Arts class. Concentrating on improving their pronounciation, Mr. Lew Rhinehart’s sixth hour German students use the headsets as they follow in textbooks. Acting as characters out of the time of Shake- speare, Ellie Sachs, Sean Sullivan, Laura Ventura and Jeff Purlin rehearse their lines. English Speech Foreign Language — 67 Working intently on her art project, junior Lau- ra Albers takes advantage of the opportunity to express her creative instincts. Scraping batter from the bowl, seniors Bobbie Grotzke and Tracey Bennett cooperate to pro- duce cream puffs in their cooking lab. Junior Kim Butcher follows a sfep-by-sfep pro- cedure to make the tasty benefits of her Foods class. Although students are required to complete certain projects at specified times, Briget Welsh, Suzi Bostic and Tina Allen show that the art room atmosphere is more casual than most. 68 — Art Photography Home Ec. studying the principles of color and pattern, Despite the effort that must be put into her senior Lynda Cast and her classmates work sewing class, Sharon Dunn gains valuable together on their painting project. skills useful for a lifetime. Students seeking knowledge find answers in Home Ec. and Art “Oh Great Wise One, I have struggled across two mountain ranges, crawled over three burning deserts and thrashed my way through five jungles to reach you! Now I have but one question to ask of you.” " Yes, my child?” “What is the Secret to Success in this life?” “My child, I fear your struggle has been in vain. There are others, more readily accessible to you who possess the knowl- edge you seek. They are quite willing to impart it to you ...” Although the teachers of the Home Economics and Art departments make no claims of being great gurus or knowing the secret of successful living, they do teach lessons valuable in daily life. Mr. Kurt Anderson, Art Department chairman, said “Involvement is our basic goal.” The program is designed to make students aware of art in their enviroment, because, according to Mr. Anderson, people make decisions all the time deal- ing with color, pattern, or other aspects of art. All advanced courses have prerequi- sites of the one semester courses. Art I, II, and III. These give students a foundation in design, color, and pattern. The more in- depth classes build on these areas in spe- cific directions such as jewelry, ceramics, and a very popular class, photography. In photography, students work with everything from black and white prints to color slides. Also, they practice abstract thinking by giving filmed interpretations of a word or phrase. The photography classes, like the art program as a whole, are full to capacity. Also quickly growing toward classroom capacity in the Home Ec. department. The number of students has enlarged, as has the percentage of boys in the pro- gram. The increase is mainly due to the fact that the classes teach lessons stu- dents will find useful all their lives. Boys expecially favor the family man- agement courses. Girls generally choose cooking and sewing classes, but all are open to both boys and girls. In the past few years, greater emphasis has been placed on dating, marriage, and social problems. Not only do the Home Ec. and Art pro- grams offer students a more casual class- room atmosphere, but they also teach essentials of living without the perils of jungles, mountains or deserts. Art Photography Home Ec — 69 Several advanced courses in diverse fields are offered or Valparaiso University to talented students who wont to expand their learning past the high school level. Sherry Dobbins is porticipating In the Spanish section. Senior Jeon Carlson, who Is a participant in the Valpar- aiso University Advanced Educational Program ' s math- ematics section. Is taking these courses to prepare herself for college. Learning the agricultural trade through the In- dustrial Cooperotive Training program, seniors Jeff Wilson and Rick Kolzak attend classes at Washington Township. 70 — Feature I,s not elementary . . . The old adage of going to school everyday to make a person educated and well-rounded seems to be gone. Today, educators ore encouraging students to venture out of the confines of the ciassroom to gain first-hand experience. Vorious VHS programs offered on-rhe-job rroin- ing, os well os credirs roword groduorion. The Indusrriol Cooperorive Training Program (ICD allowed srudenrs ro orrend school porr-rime ond work porr-rime. Orher programs which oilowed srudenrs ro work or his or her career choice were rhe Vocorionol Technology dosses which offered o voriery of occuporions including ouro mechanics ond comparer conrrol. These courses were offered or various Porrer Counry schools. A program esroblished wirh Don Roberrs Deoury School, and VMS ' s Heolrh Occuporions program also gave sru- denrs experience in rheir respecrive areas of hairdressing ond medicine. Volporoiso Universiry offered od- dirionol dosses for rhe mosr advanced VHS srudenr. These dosses in VU ' s morh, sdence, and foreign longuoge deporr- menrs gove srudenrs college credir. Iniriored losr year, rhe Domesric Exchange Program (DEP), sponsored rhis yeor by foculry chairmen Miss Nancy Hurron ond Mrs. Lenore Hoff- man, wQs o program designed ro give srudenrs o clear perspecrive or rhe differenr reoching merhods oround used around rhe counrry. The main objecrive of DEP was ro rronsplonr berween 15-20 sru- denrs inro onorher school our- side of rhe srore ond hove rhem form ideas obour rhor school sysrem ond bring bock ideas rhor mighr be ben- efidol ro VHS. Losr yeor ' s program visired H. Frank Corey High School in New York Ory. Apprenticeships ore offered through the Vocotlonol Trolning pro- grom ot VHS, os Tommy Blou finds out ot Don Roberts Deouty School. Screening the student oppllcotlons for the Domesric Exchonge Pro- grom ore sponsors Miss Money Hutton ond Mrs. Lenore Hoffmon. This yeor 12 students troveled to Fond Du Loc, Wisconsin to visit Lowell P. Goodrich High School from March 2-9. Feature — 71 Through working with students as a teacher’s aid at SELF, junior Patty Zell gains confidence and a good rapport with her pupils. Having moved onto her second job, senior Freida Fitzsimmons is now employed at K- Mart in the Menswear Department, which she views as a stepping stone to her later career goals. 72 — PVE Working at Ribordy’s drug store for over two years, senior Jeff Hernandez gains advance- ment to the posititon of head Stocker. As a member of the PVE work-stydy program, junior Joyce Crowe receives employment ex- perience while working at WiseWay. As understanding grows, attitudes towards PVE change favorably “PVE? What’s that?” No, it’s not a new lunch program. Nor is it an addition to this year’s sports sched- ule. But not many people do know what it is. Although the Pre-Vocational Educa- tion program (PVE) has been at VMS for five years, a large number of people re- main uninformed, or at best, misinformed about the program. First of all, PVE is one of five work- study programs at the high school. Al- though the other four focus on foods, in- dustry, or other areas of business, PVE prepares the students for the working world in general. According to Mr. Jerry Hager, PVE coordinator, it helps students to be self-sufficient and gives them a chance to be independent. The PVE program is divided into two parts. The first is the work section, under the direction of Mr. Hager. He works with PVE students in areas such as filling out job applications, going for interviews, fig- uring sales taxes, and working on the job. Through this program juniors and seniors can be released from school for employ- ment during part of the school day. The success of job placements is evident in the fact that 90 percent of all students maintain their jobs. Miss Michelle Dailey leads the other portion, academics. She teacher English, math, social studies, and the other courses required by the state in order to earn the 32 credits necessary for gradu- ation. Some PVE students choose to also be involved in classes outside the PVE curriculum. A continuing effort is being made to educate those people who are still unin- formed about the program. The PVE coordinators frequently discuss the pro- gram with individuals, classes and other groups. Students in the teaching lab to prepare for careers as special education instructors have also helped to clear up misconceptions with their contacts out- side PVE. As part of the lab, they work both with individuals in the classes and alone on research work. Learning about the program eliminates misunderstanding, and as a greater num- ber of people learn about PVE, attitudes towards it improve. Tammy Ward, employed at Ponderoaa Steak House through the PVE program, discusses her duties and working hours with her man- ager, Mr. Dave Hack. As participants in the PVE teaching lab, sen- iors Jeanette Olszewski and JoJo Trapp re- ceive help on their research projects from Mr. Jerry Hager, PVE coordinator. PVE — 73 Senior Mark Keller looks roword his partner. Junior Paul Steinbrecher. In ontlclpotlon of a winner. Cross Country stor Jeff Wehling discusses strategy with Head Coach Skip Collins before o meet with the Chesterton Trojans. In which the VIkes were victorious. Fans pour Into Viking Stodlum In anticipation of o hord-hitting gome, which has become o tradition In the Dunelond Conference. Inset: Junior fullback Tim Leveritt runs Into a crowd against traditlonol rival Chesterton. The Vikings lost to the Trojans 9-7. Support for the othletic teams was shown early In the year with this picture, which was a part of o Pep Club display, expressing fon enthusiasm. 74 — Sports Division Vikes live up to name during dedication drill N orsemen, also known os rhe Vikings, were mode fomous during rhe 8rh and rhe beginning of rhe 13rh cenrury, by rheir odvenrures ond conquesrs. Decouse many soughr fame in disronr lands, rhe Vikings began ro subdue rheir weoker comrem- porories ond rivals. Their power and repurorion grew, and rhe seporore kingdoms began ro roke definire shape under rhe Viking rule. Keeping rhis rrodirion, rhe VHS Vikings soughr fame by subduing rheir weoker comremporories ond rivals. The nome " Vikings " was esroblished by former foorboll ond boskerboll cooch Rolph Powell in 1929 os rhe official rirle for oil porriciponrs in VHS sporrs. In rhe posr, rhis rirle was direcred roword rhe mosr popular sporrs, boys ' boskerboll ond foorboll. Over rhe yeors, rhe fromework of rhis idea cracked when women ' s sporrs became plenriful ond less populor sporrs received equal recognirion. Jusr os mon hos vicrories os well os defeors, so did rhe VHS Vikings. In ony rosk performed, one musr roke rhe bod wirh rhe good, yer rhe incenrive of VHS ' orhleres hod on infinirie supply. This year, VHS gove new perspecrive ro rhe word " sporr " by rhe increased porridporion ond supporr of rhe porriculor season ' s ocriv- iry. Desides cheerleading, which is now on offidol sporr ro promore orher reams, orher srudenrs gor involved ond bocked oil orhleric reoms. Spirir, somerhing which ploys o mojor role wirhin ony sporr, wos given in obundonce by Pep Club members ro encouroge rhe dedicorion of Vikings, ond rheir female counrerporr, rhe Viqueens. Junior cheorleoder Missy Tucker turns toward the crowd ro raise support for the Vikln9 gridders. Tolibock Tony Priono cuts for the opening in the line in the homecoming game agoinst M.C. Pogers. Valpo won the gome 2 -20 with the old of Prlono ' s rushing. Priono gained 1005 yards In ten gomes this season. Sport Division — 75 It takes more than one Portage defenseman to bring down Jim Clark, the leading scorer for the sophomore team. Plowing through the Portage defense, Scott Marine makes way for a scoring opportunity. JUNIOR VARSITY FOOTBALL OPP VHS Crown Point 0 28 Highland 0 28 Portage 15 34 Hobart 8 33 Chesterton 0 14 M.C. Rogers 24 35 LaPorte 12 13 Merrillville 0 26 Season Record: 8-0 76 — JV Football SOPHOMORE TEAM — Front Row: Greg Knob- lock, Chris Piazza, Eric Good, Leland Struebig, Keith Jones, Kelly Brant, Nate Telschow, Tom Sachs, Bob Taylor, Robert Madrilejo. Second Row: Matt Miller, Glenn Dowd, Rick Cornman, Dan McKibben, Scott Marine, Ron Rains, Dwayne Greer, Chuck Barton, Mike O’Dell. Third Row: Pat Ma- lackowski, Jim Clark, John Schumaker, Dave Buis, Chris Hreha, John VanSenus, John Newcomb, George Haluska, Pat Drangmeister, Milan Moncilo- vich. Fourth Row: Jim Hofferth, Bob Cooley, Jim Bisacky, Bill Mann, Tim Sovich, Mike Shiek, Jim Galey, John Tempest. Back Row: Coach Sid Reg- gie, Coach Pat Murphy. Proud Sophomores quench thirst for glory with undefeated season “All for one and one for all”, the fam- ous motto of the Three Musketeers, could also pertain to this year’s Sophomore Football team members. Their strategy and performance was based on working together as a team to overcome all obsta- cles. Team play was the major factor in their outstanding record. The sophomores faced tough opponents such as Chester- ton and Merrillville, and still their team triumphed. The young Vikings finished their season with a proud 8-0 record. Experienced coaching also played an important role in the Viking victories. Coaches Sid Reggie and Pat Murphy have a combined total of 29 coaching years on the sophomore level. JV Football — 77 The coaches are firm believers in giving everyone a chance to play. In order to get each of the 35 players into the game, they have formed “specialty teams.” Kicks- off, punts, extra points, and kick-off re- turns, are each handled by a different squad. Even though the name of the game was teamwork, certain players earned distinc- tion. For this reason, there were two awards given out at the sophomore level. The Star Award, for blocked punts, pass interceptions, and fumble recoveries, was given to Jim Flofferth. Credited with most tackles and assists was Pat Malackowski, this year’s Tackle Award recipient. The leading scorer for the sophomore team was Jim Clark who scored 7 touchdowns. VARSITY FOOTBALL OPP VHS Munster 7 10 Crown Point 17 6 Portage 6 7 Gary Roosevelt 14 28 Chesterton 9 7 M.C. Rogers 20 28 LaPorte 14 32 Merrillville 3 0 Plymouth 13 14 Hobart 21 7 Season record: 6-4 Dear Mr. Johnson: At Friday night’s game, our party had occasion to sit on the Valpo side be- cause Hobart fans had already filled the visitors’ bleachers. Naturally, we were disappointed, and very cold. We were pleasantly surprised, however, at the genuine warmth with which we were re- ceived by the Valparaiso fans. Your school and community is to be complimented for the fine sportsman- ship-like conduct displayed, not only on the field, but in the stands as well. I only hope that if the situation is ever re- versed, that Hobart people are as gra- cious as Valpo people. The many well- wishers left us all with a feeling to to- getherness not always found in north- west Indiana today. A sincere thank you from all of us. Sincerely, Dorinne Richardson A Hobart Fan Vikes end season with 6-4 record; take pleasing third in conference How many times have we been told to listen to our elders? We ' re told that their experience can often lead us through many tough situations. The Varsity Foot- ball Team followed this advice through their senior members, as the seniors helped guide the team to a winning sea- son. This year, the Vikings achieved a satis- fying 6-4 record. They placed third in the Duneland Conference, which Head Coach Mark Hoffman feels is the toughest conference in the area. The Vikes were up against such opponents as Munster, Por- tage, Hobart, and Chesterton, and yet they never gave up. The Viking squad gave Munster their only loss of the season which was one of the biggest highlights of the year. Although the Vikings as a team were not in first place, they certainly excelled individually. Ten members of the team be- came Duneland Conference All-Stars. On offense, Tony Priano, Bubba Birky, Tim Leveritt, and Dan Walker were chosen to represent the conference. The defensive All-Stars were Mike Daras, Ron Mueller, Ken Oglesby, Tim Eckert, and Bill Brandt. George Moncilovich was All-Conference kicker. The Viking squad also had players who made All State AP, All State UPl, and All-Area Team. Coach Hoffman felt that the team’s success was contributed largely by the leadership of the 4 team co-captains: Ron Mueller, Tony Priano, Mike Daras, and Dan Walker. They kept the team spirit up and effort at a maximum. After the season, an awards banquet honored players for their efforts. The Most Valuable Player for 1979 was Split End and Line Backer, Mike Daras. Mike also received Defensive Player of the Year and the Tackle Award. Daras led the state in interceptions. Tony Priano was the Of- fensive Player of the Year. Tony gained over 1,000 yards this year. The Specialty Player of the Year was Ron Mueller. Dave Brown, a junior, received the Viking Award for perfect attendance at off-sea- son conditioning practices. The Vikes are already preparing for next year as they have already chosen their new team co-captains. Next year’s co-captains will be Tim Leveritt, Dave Brown, Bubba Birky, and Tim Eckert. All-Conference kicker, George Moncilovich puts one through the uprights tor an extra point. 78 — Varsity Football Valpo fans watch intently as their Vikes battle it out with Crown Point. Junior Tim Leveritt, plunges through the Mun- ster defense in an effort to gain yardage for His team. VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAM — Front Row: Dirk Bengel. Tony Priano. Mike Daras, Tom Jakab. Doug Uridel. Ken Oglesby, Ron Mueller, Dan Walker, Con- rad West, Jeff Corsbie, Scott Will. Second Row: Bob Strong, Tim Thoreson, Don Raymond, Steve Dommer, Bruce Pauley, Kevin Leffevi?, Tim Leveritt, Bill Karcher, Drew Armstrong, Bill Thomas. Third Row: Chuck Mertz, Glen Frazee, Kevin Knoerns- child, Kurt Geese, Steve Miller, Dave Brown, Trent Albert, Daryle Keller, Kevin Korgel, Jim Lynch, Rich Bland, Fourth Row: Bubba Birky, Brad Lichten- berger, Brian Bonzani, Gary Ancinec, John Evans, Scott Huber, Todd Trowbridge, Kevin Murphy, Bill Hess. Fifth Row: Chris Brown, Del Pittman, Mike Mueller, Tim Eckert, Bill Brandt, Nell Schroeder, Bruce Stombaugh, Gary Pavich, Todd VanKeppel. Back Row: Managers Mike Dowd, Norm Madrilejo, Trainer Rod Moore, Coach Chuck Stanier, Coach Sid Reggie, Coach John Cook, Coach Pat Murphy, Coach Mark Watts, Head Coach Mark Hoffman. Varsity Football Jane Lyon, lone senior on the team, wills the ball in the cup during a putt on the green. GIRLS’ GOLF TEAM — Irish House. Mary Siefert, Eva Lundewall, Jane Lyon, Julie Neeley, Sue Von- dran, Chris Loft, Wendy Horwitz. GIRLS’ GOLF Lowell W Elston Marquette L L Andrean Munster W L Hobart W New Prairie W Portage W LaPorte L Chesterton W M.C. Rogers L Merrillville L SECTIONALS 2nd REGIONALS 7th Season Record: 6-6 Watching the ball with intense concentration, junior hopeful Sue Vondran tees off from the fairway, with freshman Mary Siefert and soph- omore Chris Loft looking on. 80 — Girls’ Golf Always stressing fundamentals, Coach Nancy Hutton goes through the basics with junior Eva Lundewa ll. Applying textbook style, junior Wendy Horwitz laps the ball on its way towards the hole. Determination, trademark of VHS sports, spurs on young goif team As with almost any form of sport, ex- perience is of utmost importance. In order for the players or the team to excel at what they participate in, they must play and play, acquiring more and more skills as they progress. Gross lack of exper- ience will always show up during a season when such a squad is confronted with a “battle toughened” team, and it gives them incentive to strive for higher goals. In some ways, this year’s Girls’ Golf Team fell into this particular category. In contrast, however, this group played to the best of their ability, and gained the necessary skills. Due to this year’s very young team, made up of only one senior, the fact that youth and inexperience walk side by side was clearly brought to light. To illustrate the team’s youth, only one senior was a member of the team. Jane Lyon, medalist scorer at an amazing num- ber of meets, had the needed back- ground to guide the fledgling squad to a break-even 6-6 record. According to 4- year coach Nancy Hutton, the predomi- nantly junior team did lack some exper- ience, yet made remarkable improve- ments as they progressed into the sea- son. Possibly, most encouraging for the team was the fact that they peaked as a team during the closing stages of the sea- son, a definite factor in their 2nd place finish in sectionals. Along with Lyon, the Valpo Golfers were paced by juniors Eva Lundewall and Wendy Horwitz, two players which Coach Hutton has great hopes for concerning next year’s play. All in all. Coach Hutton was pleased with her girls. Their genuine willingness to work at daily practice sessions paid off in some of their harder matches through the year. Hutton is confident that the 1980 team will be a prime contender for next year’s Duneland Conference title. Despite the youth of her team, Nancy Hutton was proud of their play. “This team was fun to work with”, was her gen- eral overview of the squad. Every member of the group gave their all for their coach and for their teammates. Girls’ Golf — 81 Knowing that the team has done a good job, members Randy Sienkowski, Chris Daly, Joe Prahlow, Scott Morrison, and Randy Fleenor wait to hear their times. Exhausted after a long, hard run, senior Randy Fleenor collapses and tries to catch his breath. Noticing the finish line is drawing near, junior Chris Daly sprints to the end. CROSS COUNTRY VHS OPP Gary Mann 18 43 Kouts 15 48 Merrillville 27 29 Chesterton 27 29 M.C. Marquette 15 49 Hobart 17 47 Portage 46 15 Gary Lew Wallace 17 45 M.C. Rogers 20 41 LaPorte 21 40 INVITATIONALS VHS Highland 3rd Hobart 3rd LaPorte 4th Dunland Conf. 3rd Sectionals 2nd Regionals 4th Semi-State 5th Dual Record 9-1 Wisconsin state tine: target for Vikings to race to victory When was the last time you took a week off to run to Wisconsin? Not many of us have, yet the Cross Country Team ran the equivalent to that every week for three months with early morning practices three times a week. “They were a group of hardworkers, who obtained a 9-1 conference record which qualified them as having the best record since ' 66 when Valpo last won state,” remarked Coach Skip Collins. Besides gaining an excellent dual meet standing, the Vikings also excelled in their invitationals. At the Highland Invitational, senior Jeff Wehling broke the school re- cord with a time of 12:23. Leading the team besides Wehling, were juniors Randy Siekowski and Chris Daly, with a strong back-up from senior Chris Hansen, and sophomore Bart Poli- zotto. The team’s performances were greatly improved as they trained to acquire pace and strategy for their races. This tedious process involved running long miles to build up their endurance, and sprinting to strengthen their lungs and hearts. Coach Skip Collins felt it was important to have a combination of speed and endurance to excel in the two and a half mile race. “Personality, and feelings of this rela- tively close group,” remarked Skip Col- lins, “produced the success of this hard- working team.” 82 — Cross Country Exerting himself to get a good place, senior Jeff Wehling, one of Valpo’s top runners, fin- ishes first. Sophomore Bart Polizotto runs the Vikes on to victory by lowering his time in the 2.5 mile course. CROSS COUNTRY TEAM — Front Row: Dave Gilger, Dave Hanna, Joe Carlos, Joe Prahlow, Tom Hayden, Scott Morrison, Chris Hansen, Peter Past. Back Row: Coach Skip Collins, Bart Polizotto, Ran- dy Sienkowski, Jeff Wehling, Randy Fleenor, Tom Mangel, Chris Daly, Dave Ciclora. Cross Country — 83 GIRLS’ SWIMMING VHS OPP S.B. Adams 123 49 M.C. Rogers 122 57 Hobart 110 61 Merrillville 88 84 Mishawaka Marian 111 57 S.B. Clay 62 110 Chesterton 76 96 Portage 104 68 Munster 81 92 LaPorte 95 77 M.C. Elston 93 79 Highland 103 69 Merrillville Relays 7th Conference 2nd Sectionals 2nd State 20th Season Record: 9-3 GIRLS’ SWIMMING TEAM — FRONT ROW: Jane Kobak, Jennifer Bratton, Sue Markley, Becky Don- ley, Joann Mischanko, Kathy Vocke, Jennifer Kee- gan, Diane Ryan. Second Row: Maggie Potis, Ja- net Kendall, Eileen Neis, Ellie Sachs, Sandy Washek, Joann Demeo, Lynn Kenworthy, Dorothy Harms. Third Row: Manager Sue Ewald, Cheryl Kohler, Leann Rutt, Libby Douglas, Beth Dugan, Denise Kendrick, Manager Julie Neeley, Toni Hiener, Jane Poncher, Jean Carlson, Cheryl Vocke, Linda Sizen, Coach Ann Davies. Back Row: Julie Hamacher, Lisa Douglas, Stacy Trowbridge, Laura Neis, Becky Kroger, Nancy Howard, Ass’t. Coach Tom Rice, Laurie Brady, Mary Farrell, Barb Eckert, Anne Strat- ton, Tracey Redding, Erica Reggie. All-Conference senior Ellie Sachs, holder of new VMS records in the 500 free and the 100 fly, hopes to further her swimming career in col- lege. 84 — Girls’ Swimming Seniors team up with youngsters to buiid a winner " It’s been one of our best years. " That seemed to be the only way to sum up the 1979 Girls’ Swimming season. With consistently top-notch swimmers paired with experienced divers, the Vi- queens surged through the year with con- fidence. ultimately compiling a 9-3 record overall (5-1 conference record). In post season play, the team racked up a 2nd place Sectional finish, and ended the campaign with a rank of 20th in the state. Dedicated, hard-working athletes were the key to the group’s impressive creden- tials. More specifically, the seniors gave immeasureable help and advice to the un- derclassmen striving to improve them- selves. Co-captains Jean Carlson and El- lie Sachs led the team both in and out of the water. In the words of girls’ coach Ann Davies, Jean was a " superb team member”, capturing many titles through- out the season in her specialty, the back- stroke. Ellie Sachs, all-conference in the 100-meter butterfly, holds the new VHS record in the 500-meter freestyle and the 100-meter butterfly, placing high in the state rankings. Also outstanding was Lin- da Sizen, who pleased Coach Davies tre- mendously by converting from sprints to long distances. Denise Kendrick, Sandy Washek, Dorothy Harms, and Tracey Redding excelled as well, providing lead- ership and incentive to their fellow swim- mers. Many people tend to overlook the divers, a section of the team not as re- nowned as the remaining swimmers. Ju- niors Maggie Potis, Joann Mischanko, and sophomore Nancy Howard led the divers to a noteworthy standing among the most experienced participants in the state. " Our divers were the team’s stron- gest aspect” remarked Coach Davies of her " second squad”. To cap off a great year, Joann Mischanko finished with an 11th place at the state finals. Against state rivals such as Merrillville, South Bend Clay, and Munster, the Vi- queens proved their ability to stay with the best. Coach Davies explained, " We’re look- ing forward to next year with alot of en- couragement.” With junior Maggie Potis leading the way, the VHS divers excelled throughout the year, in- cluding the post-season events. Representing the new brand of underclassmen coming up through the ranks, sophomore Ja- net Kendall consistently shows her talent in each meet. Coach Ann Davies, her young swimmers lis- tening intently, hands out valuable advice con- cerning the upcoming meet. Girls’ Swimming — 85 Viqueen spirit enhances team attitude, net piay Valparaiso High School’s 1979 Girls’ Volleyball Team was victimized by an overall quality of opponents virtually ex- clusive to this area of the state. Teams such as LaPorte emphasize the mechan- ics and skills of this difficult sport with much more intensity and sophistication, according to Wilma Detwiler, first-year Varsity volleyball coach at VHS. Yet de- spite rigorous competition and a 3-12 re- cord, the Varsity’s strong points are re- freshingly numerous. “These are the best girls I could ever hope to work with,” remarked Coach Detwiler of her squad. She explained that present in every member of the team was a sense of desire and a positive attitude that is essential for building a quality team. In addition, the coach and many of the players believed the respectable depth of their bench was an asset that cannot be ignored. Detwiler elaborated, saying “I could put in anybody from the bench to fill a spot out there.” As with any athletic team, the Viqueens had their quality players. In terms of height, 6’-1” junior Valerie Breen was a vital defensive blocker, rejecting oppo- nents’ offensive spikes. On the other hand, senior Millie Marshall was a true standout when considering overall talent and leadership. Upon close examination of the entire squad. Coach Detwiler confi- dently stated that every player — and the team concept as a whole — had steadily improved throughout the year. Unfortunately, the Varsity will be losing six players to graduation; the remaining seven juniors will be primed and ready for the coming year’s struggles. In contrast to these losses, the Junior Varsity, with Lenore Hoffman at the helm, will be ac- quiring a host of very good freshman players. As J.V. coach, Hoffman provided these newcomers with needed exper- ience in the areas of advanced skills and pressure game situations. With this knowledge, the players will be prepared for their future net play on the tough and competitive Varsity schedule. In almost perfect defensive form, senior Judy Findling and junior Megan Buckley prepare to stifle a Munster spike. JUNIOR VARSITY VOLLEYBALL TEAM — Front Row: Brenda Wagner, JoAnn Guzek, Sheila Schroeder, Gina Milianta, Jill Martin, Christy Hus- mann. Back Row: Pam Lasky, Erin Doelling, Jackie Overton, Coach Lenore Hoffman, Dawn Kratzen- berg. Sue Bard, Peggy Mclnerney, Manager Gail Grieger. Girls’ Volleyball GIRLS’ J.V. VOLLEYBALL Knox W Crown Point L Gavit Munster W W Portage w Highland w LaPorte L Calumet L Chesterton L M.C. Rogers L Merrillville W M.C. Marquette L Hobart W Morton L Westville L SEASON RECORD: 7-8 Sheila Schroeder, J.V. netter, concentrates on the sphere during her attempt to bump the ball towards the front line. VARSITY VOLLEYBALL TEAM — Front Row: Kim Carichoff, Laura Ulman, Anne Crowley, Kasia Doane, Jennifer Golding, Janet Dommer, Dawn Her- nandez. Back Row: Coach Wilma Detwiler, Man- ager Denise Lewis, Karen Makivich, Megan Buckley, Valerie Breen, Judy Findling, Kris Marshall, Millie Marshall. During a tense moment of the match, senior Jennifer Golding attempts to fire-up server Millie Marshall, while senior Janet Dommer trots to the backcourt. GIRLS’ VARSITY VOLLEYBALL Knox L Crown Point L Gavit Munster W L Portage L Highland L LaPorte L Calumet L Chesterton L M.C. Rogers L Merrillville w M.C. Marquette L Hobart w Morton L Westville L SECTIONALS M.C. Rogers L SEASON RECORD: 3-13 With finger tip control, Karen Makivich sets the ball to a fellow Viqueen for the spike as team- mate Judy Findling hopes for the best. Girls’ Volleyball — 87 Netters refuse to surrender to their opponents “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, again,” was one of the chief motivations behind the ’79 Viking Netters’ season. Persistence, hard work and endurance proved to be one of the factors for the success of the Boys’ Varsity Tennis Team. Six of the eight losses which oc- cured were by one point, and according to Coach Steve Doak, their schedule was one of the toughest they’ve ever had. “The boys played every point, and re- fused to give up until the match was over,” Coach Doak remarked. “Through this they have grown in maturity and skill level,” he added. Not only did the boys try to improve over the season, but they were expected to play better than the time before. They were to maintain good court conduct and set an example for the school. Leadership, by senior Dave Mason, and sophomore Steve Pitts helped the team get through the rough spots. Along with Mason, Kenny Krebs and Mark Keller will also be lost to graduation. But ac- cording to Coach Doak, the team should retain much of their strength, since many of the players will be returning next year. Serving with excellent form, Steve Pitts fires another ace, which helped him earn his record of 18-4 VARSITY TENNIS TEAM — Front Row: Tom Kuskevere, Mike Mutka, Dave Mason, Mark Pas- quela, Doug Presscott: Back Row: Paul Stein- brecher, Dave Frieske, Mark Keller, Ken Krebs, Steve Pitts, Coac h Steve Doak. 88 — Boys’ Tennis Deeply concentrating on keeping the ball in play, Tom Kuakavere returns his opponent’s serve. Desperately attempting to lay a lob over, sen- ior Mark Keller succeeds in defeating his op- ponent. BOYS’ VARSITY TENNIS JV TENNIS TEAM — Front Row: Scott Ferrall, Eric Lethen, Tom Reichard, Mark Reiner, Rich Abra- VHS OPP ham. Back Row: Fred Stephen, Alex Gariup, Rob- ert Cercus, Eric Gates, Mike Harrington, Coach Jer- Chesterton 4 1 ry Hager. Rogers 4 1 S.B. Adams 2 3 Munster 3 2 Portage 3 2 Merrillville 5 0 Hobart 2 3 LaPorte 0 5 Chesterton 4 1 Culver 4 1 Rogers 5 0 Portage 3 2 Ft. Wayne South 2 3 West Lafayette 2 3 Peru 5 0 Merrillville 4 1 Hobart 2 3 LaPorte 2 3 M.C. Marquette 5 0 Chesterton 5 0 LaPorte 1 4 Conference Record: 8-4 Season Record: 13-8 Boys ' Tennis — 89 Viking Express drives onward as JV’s and Sophs come out on top Have you ever wanted to break a re- cord? Breaking a record can be one of the most difficult things to do because a record is set by someone who puts out his best effort, and that is often hard to beat. The JV and Sophomore teams, however, did not find it impossible and both teams fought their way to the best season re- cords in the history of VHS JV and Soph- omore Basketball. The junior varsity team ended its sea- son with an outstanding 18-2 record, which tied the former Valpo record. This was the third year in a row that Valpo’s JV team won the Duneland Conference, this year topping the second place Merrillville team. “The 12 athletes who played on the JV team were all good,” stressed Coach Bob Punter. He explained that each man had his own talent, and together they com- bined for a winning team. Chuck Collins was the leading scorer with 133 points while Tim Osterhaut grabbed 90 re- bounds to top the charts. The best defen- seman on the team was Tim Lovett who also led in efficiency per minute. Jim Bi- sacky had the best percentage from the charity stripe with 76%. Coach Punter, who was in his third year as JV coach, brought in a winner every year. The Sophomore team went undefeated this year. Coach Lew Rhinehart said, " This year’s team had the best ability and record of my former sophomores. I was working with 10 excellent athletes.” Their undefeated record was a result of team effort. Chris Bucich scored the most points with 99. Jeff Lamberson led in re- bounds with 98, and Pat Whaling’s 28 assists topped the team. Eric Lethen had the best freethrow percentage with 81.3% The sophomores won their own tour- ney, defeating Highland and Munster. Their toughest opponent was Lake Cen- tral, who they defeated 44-37. J.V. Basketball Team — Front Row: Manager Chris Prahlow, Tom Malasto, Les Stipp, Mike Bea- mon, Tim Lovett, Manager Jon Philips, Back Row: Coach Punter, Chris Bucich, Rick Cornman, Jim Bisacky, Tim Osterhaut, Chuck Collins. Putting one up for two, junior Jon Thomas helps bring the J.V. team a victory over a tough Highland team. J.V. Basketball Team VHS OPP Gary Roosevelt 43 44 Hammond 33 31 Chesterton 50 44 Merrillville 49 48 Plymouth 55 37 Highland 41 28 Chesterton 36 34 Hammond Morton 54 38 LaPorte 55 27 M.C. Rogers 56 48 Gary Wallace 53 37 Lafayette Jeff. 43 42 Portage 37 34 Hobart 60 35 Crown Point 43 27 Logansport 53 30 North Judson 57 38 Munster 58 38 J.V. TOURNEY Portage 30 19 M.C. Rogers 43 53 Season Record 18-2 90 — Boys’ J.V. Soph Basketball Sophomore Basketball Team — Front Row: Pat Whaling, Eric Kroeger, Milan Moncilovich, Eric Lethen. Back Row: Coach Lew Rhinehart, Jim Hof- ferth, Les Stipp, Mike Hewlett, Chris Bucich, Jeff Lamberson, Joe Prahlow. Sophomore team player Milan Moncilovich drives past a Portage opponent to bring the ball to the hoop. Sophomore Basketball VMS OPP Boone Grove 70 42 Hobart 50 30 LaPorte Forfeit Merrillville 42 28 Merrillville 49 36 Munster 52 42 Hebron 51 24 Hobart 29 18 Hebron 43 39 Munster Forfeit ' Lake Central 44 39 Lowell 67 24 Tourney Highland 55 35 Munster 57 36 AII forfeits won by Valpo Season Record: 14-0 Sophomore Tim Lovett rips one down off the boards to put it up again and score. J.V. Soph B-ball — 91 VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAM — Front Row: Roger Harden, Rob Harden, Brian Boetel, Eddie Solomon, Daryle Keller, Back Row: Coach Skip Collins, Jon Thomas, Tim Eckert, Phil Miller, Jeff Purlin, Managers Chris Prahlow, Jon Philips. BOYS- VARSITY BASKETBALL VHS OPP Gary Rooaavalt 82 72 Hammond High 74 71 Chastarton 70 72 (OT) Marrillviila 68 66 Plymouth 83 61 Highland 96 48 MCR Holiday Tournay W MC Elaton 76 55 MC Rogara 67 62 Chastarton 67 65 Hammond Morton 87 72 LaPorta 80 59 MC Rogars 79 71 Gary Wallaca 61 60 Lafayatta Jaff 75 56 Portaga 88 72 Hobart 74 65 Crown Point 57 75 Logansport 64 62 North Judson 107 62 Munstar 72 71 SECTIONALS VHS OPP Whaalar 86 62 Portaga 36 28 Hobart 81 56 REGIONALS VHS OPP MC Rogars 64 56 South Band LaSalla 64 60 SEMI-STATE VMS OPP Fort Wayno South 64 66 Soston Rocord: 23-3 Team play, individuality blend smoothly for winning season Basketball, like a stage play needs one Important element to be successful: the players and the actors must know their responsibilities and roles to make every- thing run smoothy. According to Coach Skip Collins, this year’s varsity basketball team gave a stage-like performance. This year’s team finished with a 23-3 record and advanced in tournament play to the Semi-State. Coach Collins re- marked that the outstanding season could be attributed to a crop of good shooters such as Rob Harden, voted UPI- All-State, and Roger Harden who scored a record 369 points for a sophomore. Jeff Purlin was voted the Vikings’ MVP, and was selected to the 15 player Academic All-State team. Along with good shooters, Valpo, also had a fine rebounder in senior Phil Miller who grabbed down 198 rebounds this season, and a defensive artist in junior Daryle Keller. Collins said Valpo was able to win most of its close games because both Miller and Keller knew their roles and played to their potential. Having had the best record since the 1933-34 season, the Viking Express was known for its flashy passes and ball han- dling. Collins’ philosophy was to run the ball up the floor as fast as possible be- cause, he explained, quickness can beat size if quickness is smart. This strategy prevailed in the win over M.C. Rogers and South Bend LaSalle in the Regional tour- nament. One of the most exciting games played in the Semi-State this year was when Valpo attacked the overmatched and oversized Fort Wayne South and forced South into three over-times before finally bowing out 64-66. 92 — Varsity Boys’ Basketball Acknowledged as the top sophomore in the state, Roger Harden double pumps for a layout. While center Phil Miller hoists the Sectional trophy, forward Jeff Purlin flashes the big num- ber one. (V-M photo) Varsity Boys’ Basketball — 93 Senior guard Janet Dommer, widely known for her defensive prowess, applies the pressure to a perplexed foe. Driving past her Highland opponents, senior forward Sue Watts lays the ball in for an easy two points. GIRLS’ VARSITY BASKETBALL VHS OPP Lake Central 46 33 S. Newton 42 48 Lafayette Jeff 72 54 Hammond Morton 62 43 M.C. Rogers 46 67 La Porte (3 O.T.) 66 63 Highland 40 41 Crown Point 55 45 Calumet 60 42 Munster 41 42 Chesterton 50 37 Portage 64 47 Merrillville 63 47 North Judson 51 28 Hobart 69 53 Hammond Gavit 58 39 SECTIONAL Portage 39 35 Chesterton 45 52 Season Record: 13-5 VARSITY TEAM — Front Row: Valerie Breen. Mary Jo Anieitner, Sue Watts, Susie Philips, Laurie Lambert, Jody Gutt, Dawn Schueler, Kathy Schultz, Janet Dommer, Jennifer Golding, Lisa Kenyon, Shel- ley Eaton, Megan Buckley, Judy Findling, Back Row: Mgr. Suzanne Noonan, Coach Dale Ciciora, Mgr, Michele Hazlett. 94 — Girls’ Basketball GIRLS’ J.V. BASKETBALL VMS OPP Lafayette Jeff 45 22 Hammont Morton 30 18 M.C. Rogers 29 31 LaPorte 42 32 Highland 46 17 Crown Point 40 26 Chesterton 26 14 Portage 20 19 Merrillville 34 22 North Judson 41 7 Hobart 43 19 Hammond Gavit 51 29 Valpo J.V. Tourney Chesterton 31 20 LaPorte 40 19 Season Record; 13-1 Exciting season comes to end as Viqueens tie for conference first When a student makes the VHS Girls’ Basketball team, she has achieved a great feat. Yet, more importantly, she’s also in store for a new and exciting exper- ience that she will probably remember as a very important part of her high school years. The varsity team ended its season with a proud 13-5 record for a three-way tie for first in the Duneland Conference with M.C. Rogers and LaPorte. This was quite an accomplishment, especially consider- ing that only one starter returned from last year’s team. Valpo lost to Chesterton in the Sectionals after a close, hard game. Coach Dale Ciciora felt this was largely due to the early season injury of Janet Dommer who badly sprained her ankle during the Merrillville game and was un- able to complete the season. Janet led the team in assists. Although the girls played as a team, there were athletes who stood out. Sue Watts broke a season and career record by scoring 469 points in the season and 736 points in 37 games. Watts was also the leading rebounder with 248 and broke a career record by ripping down 380 in her 37 games. Lisa Kenyon had the best percentage from the charity stripe, drop- ping in a total of 43 for 71.6% Ciciora, who has been coaching girls’ basketball at VHS for four years, said, “This year’s team is the best I’ve ever had. I’ve never been as sorry to see a season end as I was this year.” The junior variety team also had an out- standing season with the best record in the history of Valpo Girls’ J.V. Basketball: 13 wins — 1 loss. The team also won the Valpo Girls’ J.V. Tournament, defeating Chesterton and LaPorte by a wide mar- gin. Lisa Glenn was the high scorer with 100 points. Glenn and Valerie Breen tied for leading rebounder with 70 apiece. Carol Roberts lead the freethrows with 68.7% and Whitney Gingerich led in as- sists with 19. Penetrating with authority, sophomore forward Erin Doelling moves down the baseline on her way to the hoop. JUNIOR VARSITY TEAM — Carol Roberts. Whit- ney Gingerich, Jenny Stritof, Erin Doelling, Anne Koskey, Sheila Schroeder, Maureen Murphy. Laura Berkoski, Valerie Breen, Lisa Glenn, Cindy Willis, Sue Bard, Cari Harden, Jerri Frederick. Girls ' Basketball — 95 WRESTLING TEAM — Front Row: Jeff Armstrong, Joe Hutton, Jett Allison, C.J. An- derson, Chris Miller, Steve Koback, Richie Roberts, Mike Bartelmo, John Hay, Steve Ikeda. Back Row: Coach John Cook, Greg Emig, Dave Farrowr, Jim Clarke, Brad Lich- tenberger, Don Parkes, Jim Bratsakis, Chuck Mertz, Kevin Letfevr, Del Pittman, Gary Star- key. Victorious in the Hobart match, J.V. wrestler Mike Krieger raises his record to 12-3. Completing another successful reverse, junior Steve Ikeda scores the winning point. Putting forth all of his strenth and ener- gy sophomore Jim Clarke attempts to pin a Hobart Brickie. 96 — Wrestling VARSITY WRESTLING VHS OPP Andrean 44 14 Wallace 45 16 Kankakee Valley 42 15 Hobart 25 29 Chesterton 21 42 Gary Roosevelt 68 5 Portage 27 32 Lowell 26 27 LaPorte 36 12 Hammond 25 31 M.C. Rogers 33 24 Merrillville 31 26 Calumet Inv. 3rd Sectional 2nd Season Record; 8-5 Enthusiasm gives Vikes an edge to a winning season Whether playing in front of a home crowd or going head to head in competi- tion against a tough competitor, a team is naturally pysched up when the adrenalin starts to flow. This creates an added ad- vantage going into a game and an added disadvantage for the opponent. Not only were the Vikes psychologically prepared for each meet, but also phys- ically. Every day they worked out with weights, conditioning drills, and wrestling moves to improve their skills. Their efforts proved themselves in the meet against the tough LaPorte grapplers, in which they upset the slicers 38-12. Out of thirteen weight classes rang ing from 98 pounds to 200 pounds, this year ' s Viking team had no weak weight classes and had a good standing in dual meets. The J.V. team, posing a record of 15-0, had an outstanding season. Along with Senior Captain Dave Far- row, Mike Bartelmo, Kevin Leffew, Steve Ikeda, Del Pittman, and Jim Clarke helped the Vikes take second in the sec- tionals. Bartelmo was the only man to advance further in competition where he placed fourth in Semi-State. Showing true team spirit, juniors Kevin Leffew and Chris Miller cheer their teammate on to victory. Concentrating on his technique, junior John Hay uses an outside switch to gain an edge on his opponent. Wrestling — 97 98 — Boys’ Swimming BOYS’ SWIM TEAM — Front Row: Craig McCar- ron, Steve Schuck, Koji Shimokawa, Nathan Bretcher, Todd Bickel, Brett Benedict, Bill Thomas. Second Row: Brett Shenck, Bruce Steckler, Joy Lasky. Laura Jessop, Tracey Redding, Susan Ewald, Scott Lee, Lance Nightingale, Pat Niland. Third Row: Diving Coach Tom Rice, Jim Warshack, Ron Frank, Don Peterson, Jeff Rutt, Ed Kolar, Roger Runk, Eric Good. Fourth Row: Mats Agholme, Bill Kerlin, Dennis Peterson, John Schmucker, Eric Charon, Jeff Harms, Coach Skip Bird. Back Row: Mike Johnson, Tim Borth, A.J. Osling, Brian Tonner, Tom Sachs, Matt Bretcher, Paul Smith, Mark Hillen- brand. Jay Troy, Alan Schuck, Adam Muench, Mark Mavity, Phil Glenn, Ass’t. Coach Joel Bretcher. In order to cut down on resistance, senior Craig McCarron shaved his head for the state meet and placed second in the 100 butterfly. Third year varsity swimmer Eric Charon dem- onstrates the proper technique tor the butter- fly. BOYS ' SWIMMING VHS OPP Griffith 104 68 S.B. WMhington 45 37 N. Jud»on 120 52 Low«ll 44 39 L«Port« 102 89 Hobart 107 65 Munatar 78 94 Portaga 113 59 Gary Wirt 110 62 Kankakaa Vallay 98 65 S.B. Adama 110 61 Marrillvilla 102 69 Ranaaalaar 129 38 Chaatarton 91 80 S.B. Clay 44 39 Lafayatta Jaff 59 24 M.C. Rogara 106 64 Highland 78 80 Crown Point 93 79 Biahop Noll 95 77 Munatar Ralaya lat Marrillvilla Inv. 4th Confaranca lat Sactionala lat Stata 7th Saaaon Racord: 1S-2 Inspiration, effort lead Vikes to state contest When the Olympic athlete stands upon the pedestal to receive his medal in front of the ecstatic crowd, the fans can never fully realize what that athlete endured to become the best. The Boys’ Swim Team, too, had to encounter these hardships of long hours and tremendous pressure. However, as a result of this dedication the Vikes succeeded in producing Valpo’s best swim team ever. This year’s team showed its talent in many ways, including its outstanding dual meet record of 18-2. Another feature was its first place winnings in conference and sectionals, along with a respectable sev- enth place In the state finals. Coach Skip Bird felt there was nothing physically or mentally unstable about his team at state, but he did feel that there were more prominent swimmers visiting the state competition at Ball State University this year than in the past. The Vikes sent fifteen swimmers to state, and they returned with nine medals. Senior Nathan Bretcher, who received first place in the 200 I.M., captured three medals. Craig McCarron, also a senior, broke the state record in prelims which he set last year, only to be outtouched in the finals by Phil Seaman of Crown Point. “Never in Valpo’s history has the swim team ever had this kind of a team,’’ re- marked Sectional Coach of the Year Skip Bird. “We had a wide variety of outstand- ing swimmers along with those who had depth and were versatile enough to swim many events.” Through a positive attitude and an ag- gressive nature, the tankers focused from the beginning on being proclaimed state champions, and trained for their individual events. This team not only set a promi- nent place in the history of VHS, but also Brett Benedict, Todd Bickel, Craig McCarron, Bill Thomas, Mark Mavity, John Schmucker, and Roger Runk were awarded All-Conference. utilizing his training in psychocybernetics, sophomore Brett Benedict mentally pictures the future race in his mind. In order to help senior Mark Mavity fully pre- pare for his event, freshman Matthew Bretscher gives him a rub down. Boys’ Swimming — 99 100 — Practice, dedication produce state-bound gymnasts In almost every sport, the adage ‘‘prac- tice makes perfect” will always hold true. All the athletic stars written about today tell of the six-hour summer practice ses- sions, the countless miles run in the dead of winter, and the seemingly endless drone of the alarm clock signaling 5 a.m., and the beginning of a new training day. In the same breath, however, athletes relate their story-book achievements and timeless victories. Everyone of them would tell you the hard work and grueling practice sessions paid off. “Believe me, kid,” they’d say. “Practice does make perfect”. Right along with all of these superstars ranked the 1980 Girls’ Gymnastics Team. For the girls on this squad, a commitment of almost-total devotion was required for overall success. This type of attitude real- ly worked, for the group finished the regu- lar season with a record of 11-0 (interme- diate level) and 9-2 (optional level). Practices for the team began in early October, more than six weeks before their first meet. Three hours each day during the week, along with more than four hours on Saturdays were devoted to practicing. Pleased with her squad’s practice methods. Coach Lorie Walker empha- sized another vital point — teamwork. “I always tried to stress the team score over the many individual performances,” she elaborated. Leading the team were returning sen- iors Alison Howard, Pam Harbold, and Jamie Dutcher, along with juniors Debbie Brady and Mickey Mannel, and sopho- more Nancy Howard. In the State finals, freshman Andi Ferngren captured first- place honors in the uneven bars competi- tion. Chris Tonner, freshman sensation for the lady Vikes, performs a stylish dismount from the uneven parallel bars. Capturing state honors in the uneven bars, freshman Andi Ferngren also displays her prowess on the balance beam. Girls’ Gymnastics ■f , state finalist Pam Harbold shows her talent during a pivotal conference meet. Concentrating with great intensity, junior Deb- bie Brady executes a difficult jump on the bal- ance beam. GIRLS’ GYMNASTICS VMS OPPONENT 1 0 Griffith W w Hobart W w Munster w w M.C. Rogers w w Highland w w LaPorte w w Portage w L Chesterton w w M.C. Elston w w Merrillville w L Conference Overall 1st 2nd Conference 2nd Sectionals 1st Regionals 2nd I — Intermediate O — Op- tional Season Record: 11-0 (I) 9-2 (0) GYMNASTICS TEAM — Front Row: Pam Har- bold, Mickey Mannel, Chris Tonner, Andi Ferngren, Alison Howard, Kim Dutcher, Holly Adams, Stacey Waymire. Back Row: Coach Lori Walker, Erica Reg- gie, Frieda Medema, Jeanette Pekarek, Adria Me- dema, Julie Poncher, Debbie Brady, Nancy Howard, Manager Karen Cyzyk. Girls’ Gymnastics — 101 J.V. BASEBALL M.C. Rogers VHS 6 OPP 7 Hobart 3 2 River Forest 7 3 5 0 Lowell 14 1 Andrean 14 0 Merrillville 6 1 Chesterton 7 11 Lake Station 7 8 6 9 LaPorte 5 3 Portage 1 4 Merrillville 5 9 Munster 11 5 5 6 E.C. Roosevelt 5 8 M.C. Rogers 3 13 Portage 1 6 Hobart 3 4 Crown Point 1 7 4 1 LaPorte 4 6 Chesterton 3 2 Season Record: 10-12 VARSITY BASEBALL OPP VHS Wheeler 2 0 South Central 3 2 8 7 M.C. Rogers 5 4 Boone Grove 4 7 Hobart 6 5 LaPorte 11 0 Portage 5 6 Crown Point 8 5 Merrillville 2 9 Chesterton 5 2 Portage 2 0 LaPorte 2 0 Merrillville 4 3 M.C. Marquette 5 7 M.C. Marquette 2 9 M.C. Rogers 1 7 Culver 2 12 Hobart 3 5 Morgan 0 4 LaCrosse 4 1 14 12 River Forest 0 8 North Judson 7 3 Chesterton 0 5 Oregon Davis 6 9 Andrean SECTIONALS 3 4 Morgan 0 3 LaCrose REGIONALS 3 9 LaPorte 8 4 Season Record: 21-11 VARSITY BASEBALL TEAM — Front Row: Rob Harden, Donny Raymond, Tim Turner, Jeff Criswell, Mark Mundf. Second Row: Todd Bickel, Todd Van- Keppel, Mike Krieger, Mike Duncan, Brian Wikle. Third Row: Tom Herron, Pete Bray, Mark Engelder, Kurt Gesse. Back Row: Coach Biff Geiss, Kevin Murphy, Jeff Purlin, Coach Pat Murphy. Varsity’s leading hitler, senior Mike Duncan, prepares to unleash another hit against the Hobart pitcher. 102 — Baseball Boys of summer raise record to blossom in spring season In 1954 the New York Giants were in last place early in the season, but came back to win the division pennant and went on to capture the World Series. Just like the ‘54 Giants, the ‘80 Viking Varsity Baseball team made an astounding turna- bout. These hard-fighting boys who early in the season were 7-8, successfully raised it to 18-10. Through the excellent pitching defense provided by seniors Mike Duncan and Tom Heron, and junior Kurt Gesse, the Vikes were able to improve their DAC re- cord. This year the team finished 5-7 in the conference, sharing a three-way tie for 3rd place, compared to their 1979 record of 1-11. Credited with picking 16 runners off first base this season, Mike Duncan had a 6-2 record and a 1.41 ERA. Kurt Gesse had a 1.95 ETA and a 3-5 record, with four of the losses to conference foes. Coaches Pat Murphy and Biff Geiss said the speed and defense of the well- trained group was supplemented with the added advantage of three strong hitters. Duncan was at the top with a .400 batting average, followed by the powerhouses of juniors Rob Harden and Kurt Gesse, and senior Dan Skinner. Harden also had a perfect fielding aver age of 1000. Mike Duncan was named the Most Valuable Player, while Kurt Gesse was se- lected the best offensive player, and sen- ior Brian Wikle was the best defensive player on the 1980 team. studying a pitcher’s form is one of the most important aspects of base stealing. Valpo Sophomore Dave Buis eyes his opponent while taking a lead off of first base. J.V. BASEBALL TEAM Front Row: Tim Meincken, Kurt Wilson. Nate Telschow, Wickie Barkhausen, Scott Lippens, Tom Maiasto, Jeff Allison. Second Row: Mark Rettinger, Keith Jones, Mike Reaman, Dave Buis, John Dougherty, Pat Malowkowski. Back Row: Coach Zane Cole, Bill Mann. Roger Harden, Chris Busich, Tim Osterhout, Jim Bisacky, Chuck Collins. Junior catcher Todd Bickel proves that while pitchers and hitters receive the glory, the man behind the plate is equally important. Baseball — 103 Pride, self-satisfaction, team spirit bring succesful record PRIDE (prid) n. 1. Dignity and self-re- spect. 2. Satisfaction in something done. 3. A person or thing in which pride is taken. Webster’s definition gives a clear-cut reason why this year’s Boys’ Track Team had a much improved 10-4 season re- cord. and for the first time in eight years placed second in the Duneland Confer- ence. In addition to the team and individual pride which enabled each man to perform at his very best, Coach Sam Rasmussen felt the team had more depth, especially in the running events. This year’s team also had six pole vaulters who qualified for sectionals at 1 1 ft. 6 in. The team’s never-dying desire to im- prove aided the hard-working Vikes to overcome some of their powerful oppo- nents including Merrillville and LaPorte and also to send at least one person in each event to sectionals. Senior Craig McCarron advanced to re- gionals in the shot put, while his team- mate Conrad West completed in the pole vault, and junior Chris Daly ran in the 800 and 1600 meter runs. Senior Jeff Corsbie was named 1980 season’s Most Valuable Player, while sen- ior Ron Mueller received the Mental Atti- tude and Spirit Award. Other end-of-sea- son awards were: Chris Daly, Top Runner; Craig McCarron, Top Field Event Man; and Jim Meyers, Most Improved. In addition to the track team’s regular outdoor season, it participated in indoor competition which began in February. In this controlled atmosphere, the team compiled a 6-1 record competing with pri- marily non-conference teams in north- west Indiana and northeast Illinois. Jumping to a height of 6 ft. 1 inch, Daryle Keller is able to clear the bar safely. Extending his body to gain the most distance, sophomore Rick Cornman leaps to 20 ft. 3 in., his season best. Sprinting ahead of Portage’s Doug Collins, sophomore Bart Polizatto gets a good start in the two mile run. 104 — Boys’ Track INDOOR SEASON OPP VHS Munster 38 68 T.F. South 38 68 Lowell 21 68 Thornwood 99 41 Oak Lawn 25 41 LaPorte 52 64 Griffith 17 110 OUTDOOR SEASON Merrillville 63 64 Hammond Tech. 36 91 Hobart 38 89 M.C. Rogers 36 91 Lew Wallace 61 44 Lake Central 54 44 Portage 70 57 Chesterton 78 49 LaPorte 50 77 Calumet 45 50 Griffith 33 50 Hammond Tech. 33 50 Valpo Relays 3rd Sectional 5th Outdoor: 8-4 Indoor ; 6-1 Making a one-two-three combination for Valpo, Daryle, Keller, Bill Hess, and Dirk Bengal tie up the 110 meter high hurdles. VARSITY TRACK TEAM — Front Row: Randy Fleenor, Bill Hess, Brad Lictenbarger, Jim Maiers, Bob Novak, Randy Sein- kowski, Dave Ciciora. Second Row: Jeff Whaling, Tom Man- gle, Milan Moncilivich, Bart Polizatto, Bob Vendl, Jeff Howe, Ken Wehner, Brett Benedict. Third Row: Joe Carlos, Chuck Mertz, Brian Leonard, Steve Huber, Greg Smitherman, Dave Gilger, Chris Daly, Chris Hansen. Back Row: Asst. Coaches Bob Punter, and Mark Watts, Jeff Corsbie, Conrad West, Daryl Keller, Rick Cornman, Del Pittman, Mike Hewlett, Bill Brandt, Dirk Bengal, Ron Mueller, Ken Olgesby, Head Coach Sam Rasmussen. In the track meet against Andrean, senior Craig McCar- ron puts all of his strength into putting the shot 47 ft. 5”. Boys ' Track — 105 Displaying the style which enabled her to toss the discus 148’9” to win the state discus title, senior Debbie Snider begins her circle as she winds up. Sophomore Erin Doelling, Regional qualifier in the 400 meter dash, approaches the tape dur- ing a practice session. Togetherness, unity rescue season It’s a welcome change from the dog- eat-dog world of grueling sports competi- tion when a team like the VHS Girls’ T rack squad rises up from the crowd. Unlike most teams, they were out there for the enjoyment of the sport, not necessarily to break any records. Head Coach Willa Detwiler epitomized the feelings of the team members when she said, “We set goals for individual points, not necessarily wins.” That kind of spirited attitude pre- vailed all year. What impressed Coach Detwiler most about her girls was their enthusiasm and general willingness to work. Despite their season record (2-6 overall, 2-4 confer- ence), the girls displayed a sense of unity not always prevalent in athletics. Right along with the improvement of a running time in the mile were the developments of many new friendships and the feelings of comraderie among team members. Among the standouts on the squad was 1980 State Discus Champion senior Debbie Snider. Debbie, who was also Conference and Sectional Champion in the discus and shot put, heaved the dis- cus 148’9” at the IHSAA girls’ state track meet, topping her regional record of 131’5”. She placed third in shot put in both Regional and State competition. One of only three seniors on the roster, Debbie was as much a spiritual team leader as a team points leader. Along with Debbie, senior Ellie Sachs captured a new mark in the mile, shatter- ing the old 1600 meter record by a sizea- ble margin. Millie Marshall, also a senior, placed third in the shot put at Sectionals, and fourth at the Regional championship. With virtually the whole team returning for next year’s season, the future looks bright for Willa Detwiler. Even as this year drew to a close, the girls were looking ahead to next year’s surprises. And, ac- cording to their coach, with a little luck, the same enthusiasm found in the 1980 season will once again prevail. GIRLS’ TRACK VHS OPP Hobart 46 59 M.C. Rogers 93 12 Highland 30 75 Portage 67 38 Merrillville 34 71 Chesterton 49 56 LaPorte 34 71 Crown Point 35 70 Conference (overall) 5th Sectional 3rd Regional 7th State 7th Season Record: 2 wins — 6 losses 106 — Girls’ Track GIRLS’ TRACK TEAM — Front Row; Ellie Sachs, Debbie Snider, Millie Marshall, Carol Douglas, Kim Rudd, Tammy Byvoets, Joanne Mischanko, Jean- ette Dupes, Maggie Potis, Anne Stark. Second Row: Denise Lewis, Kim Crosset, Kathy Hillenbrand, Girle’ Track — 107 Cheryl Vocke, Suzanne Noonan, Heidi Gebhardt, Beth Lynch, Whitney Gingerich, Jeannie Vass, Jeri Frederick, Becky Stark. Third Row: Dawn Kratzen- berg, Erin Doelling, Jennifer Page, Kim Atherton, Susan Risk, Laurie Felts, Vicki Arnett, Joann Guzek, Nancy Gray, Kristina Brockopp. Back Row: Jenny Stritof, Coach Willa Detwiler, Ass’t Coach Kim Mil- lus. Coach Wilma Detwiler, Toni Heiner. Preparing (or the state competition in the shot put, senior Millie Marshall releases the shot with authority. Braving the cold weather at the Portage sec- tional, junior Kim Crosset and senior Ellie Sachs gear up for their next race. I Key to winning is more than a stroke of tuck When a manager scouts players for a winning major league baseball team he looks for those with two essentials — quality and depth. Similarly, these win- ning elements were found in the Boys’ Golf Team which compiled a 15-1 record in addition to the Duneland Conference and sectional titles. Coach Bob Cain attributed the success of this year’s team to the fact that more team members played well than ever be- fore. He explained, “Ordinarily, most teams have 2 or 3 strong players, but this team had 6 players who performed at almost the same caliber.” The Vikes’ only defeat of the season was a two stroke loss to LaPorte on the Slicers’ home course. VHS beat LaPorte, however, earlier in the season at Forest Park, and also in the sectional match. Senior members Jim Becker, Greg Chrustowski, Brian Beach, and Tim McFadden led the team into victory, tak- ing the crown at the Sherwood Invita- tional, and placing second at the Rensse- laer Invitational. Low 9 and 18 hole trophy holder Jim Becker was selected Most Valuable Varsi- ty Player and qualified for Semi-State. Freshman Kevin Kozlowski was Most Valuable Junior Varsity Player. Coach Cain said that he expects next year’s team to be strong with returning letterman Mark Marencik, and a strong back-up of sophomores and juniors. Sandtraps are one of the hazards in golf, but senior Jim Becker’s skill allows him to proceed without severe problems. After beating the LaPorte team in their first encounter with the Slicers this season, the Vi- king golfers settle down to enjoy a snack pro- vided by the Pep Club. 108 — Boys’ Golf BOYS’ GOLF M.C. Rogers VHS W Merrillville W M.C. Elston Rain Hobart W Portage W LaPorte W Munster W Rensslelaer Inv. 2nd Chesterton W M.C. Rogers W Scherwood Inv. 1st Merrillville W Andrean W LaPorte Inv. 8th Hobart W Andrean Boone Grove W W Portage W LaPorte L Sectional W Chesterton W Regionals 7th Season Record: 15-1 Using the correct form, senior Brian Beach is able to sink the ball with no trouble. BOYS’ GOLF TEAM — Front Row: Kevin Koz- lowski, Brian Beach, Greg Chrustowski. Mike Kluth, Tim McFadden, Eric Lethen, Eric Kroger. Back Row: Jim Becker, Dan Wareham, Paul Reed, Dave Merryman, Dave Koenig, Mark Marencik, Tom Hay- den, Mark kendrick. Mike Grieger, Coach Bob Cain. In order to execute a good putt, junior Mark Marencik considers all possible angles. By studying all of the surrounding elements, senior Tim McFadden is able to shoot the best score to become medalist of the meet. Senior Kim Carichoff keeps her eyes riveted on the ball as she executes a forehand stroke. GIRLS’ J.V. TENNIS Boone Grove W Crown Point W North Judson W Portage W LaPorte W Culver W Boone Grove W Hobart W Season Record: 8-0 GIRLS’ VARSITY TENNIS TEAM — Front Rovr: Cindy West, Kim Carichoff, Dawn Hernandez. Pam Harbold, Lori Lethen. Back Row: Coach Steve Doak, Lisa Shideler, Melanie Redding, Cindy Hick- ey, Dawn Schueler, Kathy Tabor, Kim Simon. Pre-game warmup, an important ritual before every match, is taken very seriously here by seniors Pam Harbold and Lori Lethen. ' I — • .tSr GIRLS’ VARSITY TENNIS Lowell W Crown Point W Griffith W Hammond Gavit W E.C. Roosevelt W Portage W M.C. Marquette W LaPorte L M.C. Rogers W Culver L Hobart W Knox W Merrillville w North Judson w Chesterton w Peru Invitational 3rd Logansport Invitational 1st Sectionals 2nd Season Record: 13-2 Displaying the concentration that has helped defeat many opponents, junior Cindy Hickey follows through on her two-fisted backhand. 110 — Girls’ Tennis Viqueen Netters overcome spring, conquer enemies When people realize the oncome of the spring season, they equate the warmer temperatures with tornadoes and other violent activities of nature. Yet, what most people don’t think about are the hard- ships endured by spring sports squads, like the VHS Girls’ Tennis Teams. These girls must consider the weather, right along with LaPorte and Merrillville, as an- other one of their difficult opponents. One look at both JV and Varsity re- cords, however, will convince anyone that these teams conquered the elements quite well. Varsity Tennis, under Coach Steve Doak, finished the schedule with 13 wins and 2 losses, accompanied by a 5-1 conference mark. Among the most im- pressive victories was a first-place finish in the Logansport Single s Invitational Tournament. Judy Lebryk’s Junior Varsity was heralded as being the first undefeat- ed JV squad at Valpo High, ending the season at 8-0. To both coaches, it seemed as if count- less practices and meets were cancelled or postponed due to spring’s scourge of inclement weather. Said Coach Lebryk, “We never thought we’d get any practice in due to such lousy weather.’’ Through- out the year, unseasonably cool tempera- tures and days of steady precipitation (in- cluding snow in late April) took its toll on the tennis season. Despite their problems, the squads did have their standouts. Cn the Varsity, who Coach Doak remarked possessed an “excellent all-around attitude’’, freshman Lisa Shideler picked up MVP honors, while junior Cindy Hickey ended the year with best record, 18-5. Senior Co-Cap- tains Pam Harbold and Lori Lethen re- ceived Most Improved and Sportsman- ship awards , respectively. Cn the J.V., sophomore Lori McMichael received Sportsmanship honors, while soph Kim Tauck finished with Most Improved Play- er. GIRLS’ J.V. Tennis Team — Front Row: Adrian DeVogue. Sheila Schroeder, Becky Kroeger, Rachel Schroeder, Cari Brown. Back Row: Coach Judy Lebryk. Lori McMichael, Kim Tauck, Cindy Peters, Kim Wittlinger, Nancy Howard. Freshman sensation Lisa Shideler shows im- pressive form as she out-plays her enemy to- wards another addition to her lenghtening vic- tory list. Sirls ' Tennis — 111 JV CHEERLEADERS — Front Row: Cindy West, Rina Ranalli, Kristina Brockopp. Second Row: Beth Lynch, Heidi Gebhardt, Dana Redman. Third Row: Duane Greer, Mike Shiek, John Schumacher. 112 — Spirit The duo of juniors Tracey Nemeth and Scott Snodgrass lead the crowd in an inspired round of cheers during a Viking basketball contest. An important part of every home basketball event, the VHS Pep Band, here led by Jim Brat- sakis, belts out a tune before the game begins. VHS spirit ieads athietes to victory In countless sport situations, the spirit of the crowd, the band, and the cheer- leaders plays a vital role. The frenzied ac- tions of the cheering fans help propel a basketball team towards a come-from- behind victory, and a rousing number from the Pep Band during a contest can be the catalyst for a successful game. During the past year, the VHS Spirit leaders exercised their talents and abili- ties in a very positive way. In many games that have gone down to the wire, it’s the leadership of the spiriters that boosts the morale of the spectators as well as the athletes. It’s an advantage that can’t be overlooked. The Viking Cheerleaders, a basic ingre- dient for any spirited group, came through well for their coach and coordina- tor, Sue Hoffman. A surprising amount of after-school and late-evening practicing was employed to perfect the somewhat intricate gymnastic routines. As has been the tradition at VHS for the past few years, male “stunt partners’’ for the JV and Varsity squads were used as aids to the girls. However, they were not simply for physical strength; they reinforced the energy put out by their female counter- parts. Cheerleaders were not the only ingredi- ent for a successful spirit blend, however. Alongside them were the half-time high- lights, the Vikettes, and the highly spirited VHS Pep Band. The Vikettes specialized in half-time entertainment, while the Pep Band continuously had a hand in sparking the crowd to life. At the reins of the Vi- kettes was Willa Detwiler; leading the Pep Band was Dan Pritchett. VIKETTES — Front Row: Heidi Hunsberger, Jill Martin, Anne Hoehner, Mickey Mannel. Second Row: Mary Glenn, Kathy Satterlee, Sandy Washek, Mary McCauley. Third Row: Debbie Downing, Patti Larson, Carolyn Dougherty, Kim Simon. Fourth Row: Jeanette Olszewski, Cheryl Brosky, Michelle Oldfield, Toni Morgano. Fifth Row: Denise Brosky, Joni Vass, Kim Arnett, Jeannie Vass. Back Row: Kim Lovett, Coach Willa Detwiler, Karen Anderson, Sue Wessel, Patti Jones, Sue Wareham. VARSITY CHEERLEADERS — Front Row: Tra- cey Nemeth. Second Row: Jim Lynch, Scott Snod- grass, Tim Leveritt, Tracey Nemeth, Gary Pavich, Ron Mueller, Dan Walker. Back Row: Lisa Mitchell, Missy Tucker, Ellie Sachs, Ruth Lohmeyer, Maggie DeLumpa. Sophomore Heidi Gebhardt attempts to spark the Valpo JV football squad to a victory. Spirit — 113 Ar the end of rhe Dockyord Archireaurol Tour in Chico- go, senior Jeff Gordin ond Sponsor Liz Drown roke o resr or rhe Firsr Noricrxil Dank Ptozo while looking or rhe Chogol murol Direcror Alice Noble gers comforroble while cririquing o reheorsol of " The Modwomon of Choillor. " Since rising eorly somerimes doesn ' r leave enough rime ro eor breokfosr or home, John Hoy and Becky Rerxs corch o bite ro eor before school. 114 — Album Division Page Different people, some boot A coproin of o ship is necessary in order ro prevent rorol chaos on board, ond ro guide rhe crew ro o successful voyage. Working hand in hand with his crew, o coproin could defeat enemy pirores, os ir was in rhe rime of Long John Silver, or rodoy, moinroin on enjoyoble ond safe cruise for rourisrs and vocorioners. In any cose, rhe coproin is rhe source of ourhoriry and his oew is rhe force backing him. Although VHS conroined o variety of people, rwo basic groups existed omong rhe diversified cliques: " rhe leoders " or coproins, ond " rhe followers " or rhe crew. Whether one rook rhe position of o doss officer, dub president, commirree chairman or ream coproin, rhe leader did his best ro corry our his beliefs through his oCTbns. By doing this, he usuolly led his crew ro o successful mission. The followers usuolly worked under, bur mostly worked wih rhe coproin in order ro gain success and recognition. These people were either members of on orgonizorion, doss, or reom, and jusr os imporronr os rhe coproin from keeping rhe ship from sinking. Along with rhe leaders and followers were rhe personoliries which sor bock and watched, lerring rhe next guy do rhe work, and usually nor getting involved in roo many school functions. Similar ro this group were rhe people who would never decorate for o donee, yer would be rhe first ones ro attend. Whichever corgory one fell under, each individuol hod something ro contribute, however smoll ir might hove been. Also, In spire of all rhe diversified qualities existing among oil rhe different types of people, there was olwoys one specific chorocrerisric rhor was shored by oil social ctans: rhe ulrimore goal of receiving a diplomo. Album Division Page — 115 Crowning royalty is only one mojor octivity of Homecom- ing festivities. Pep Ciub Vice President Sue Edwords crowned Homecoming Princess Liso Mitcheli. Seniors Tony Priono ond Ken Oglesby discovered thot the reioxed atmosphere of the Learning Center, consisting of padded choirs ond conversotion, was one oiternotive from study holl. Inset: Gory Kukulies. Newly appointed Vice-principal Robert Sutton discusses the attendance policy with junior Dave Giacobbe. 116 — Administration Assistant Principal C.J. Doane As time passes, administration at VHS takes on a new look At the turn of the century there were many changes. Henry Ford developed the car, Teddy Roosevelt became president, and the U.S. was no longer isolated from the rest of the world. Changes were also a part of life at Valparaiso High School as we entered the new decade of the 1980’s. The most important change was the new assistant vice-principal, Mr. Robert Sutton. Mr. Sutton brought ten years of teaching experience to Valpo and re- placed Mr. James McMichael who moved to counseling. Mr. Sutton’s job consisted mainly of taking care of attendance prob- lems for juniors and seniors, and oversee- ing non-sporting, extracurricular activi- ties. Another change from last year was in the attendance policy. Personal leaves were eliminated for sophomores and ju- niors, but the seniors were allowed leave days to visit colleges or to look for pro- spective jobs. Principal Garth Johnson also instituted a new program by issuing identification cards. The cards were used to show proof that a person goes to VHS, and were checked for dances and early work re- lease for seniors. Other schools in the area are also experimenting with ID cards and if enough uses are found, the cards may be used in the future at VHS. In charge of all athletics, Mr. C.J. Doane was involved with buying new uni- forms chosen for two or three different sports each year. Basketball uniforms are chosen annually and the old ones are passed down to the junior highs. Supply- ing the money for athletics are the rev- enues from boys’ football and basketball. In addition to his duties as athletic direc- tor, Mr. Doane was in charge of building furnishings and the school bookstore. SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS — Front Row: James Christy, v. pres.; Dr. Robert Koenig, presi- dent; and Janet Hart, secretary. Back Row: Mem- bers Robert Malackowski and Arnold Brown. Administration — 117 Consultation and coordination add to counselors’ guidance functions There is life beyond high school, and to help students prepare for it the Guidance Department operated on three basic rules: counseling, consultation, and co- ordination. Beginning before school starts, the guidance counselors are devoted to help- ing students with scheduling career and college plans. They begin with the sopho- more ciass by advising individuais and groups of students on career choices and planning majors. Also busy with deficien- cy reports and SAT scores, the counsel- ors finish the first semester with the senior class dealing with college, financial aid, and scholarship applications. Coordinating students and classes for the upcoming year is the objective of the second semester. According to Guidance Director Don Dick, every twenty minutes a student walks into a counselor’s office to plan the following year’s schedule. This year, some students may have found themselves with a new guidance counselor. Mr. James McMichael, former- ly vice principal, transferred to the Guid- ance Department to take over the vacant position of Mrs. Tomes. Another addition is Mrs. Edie Gee, school registrar. She is in charge of all the legal papers concerning students such as transcripts and release forms. Mr. Don Dick guidance counselor i CAFETERIA STAFF — Front Row: Kay Troman, Sally Stewart. Helene Cook, Millie Haluska, Fern Lowe, Marie Kerns, Hilke Bolde. Second Row — Marty Fetia, Vivian Ludington, Joan Stombaugh, Vivian Breen, Georgia Prowant, June Buck, Leah Henri- gues, Lois Bruden. Back Row — Vera Ward, Phyllis Hunt, Renata Tucker, Liliian Swickard, Betty Nichols, Barbara Homan, Bonnie Doeil- ing. Mr. Don Dick helps students Dawn Scheuler and Tony Vaka use the college indexes in the Guidance off ire. 118 — Guidance Secretaries STUDY HALL AIDS — Front Row; Gretel Bondi. Patricia Benton, Nancy Brown. Back Row: Sharon Nuppnau, Patricia Curtis. Marge Baranowski. Guidance Secretariea — 119 Mrs. Lori All English Mr. Kurt Anderson art Mr. John Angyus industrial arts, VICA Mr. Ben Austin science dept, chrm., VTA president Mrs. Cheryl Bagnall home ec. Mrs. Anne Baker social studies Mrs. Pam Bell social studies Mr. Charles Bird English, boys’ swim coach, intramural water polo coach Mrs. Mary Edna Bowman Latin Mr. Bill Boyle science, student council co-sponsor Ms. Elizabeth Brown Media Center Specialist Mr. Robert Cain art, varsity boys’ golf coach Mr. Rolando Chilian music Mr. Dale Ciciora social studies, varsity girls basketball coach, intramural volleyball coach Mrs. Katherine Clark English Mr. Zane Cole industrial arts 120 — Faculty Mr. Skip Collins English, boys’ cross country, boys basketball Mr. John Cook English, wrestling coach, ass’t football coach Miss Michelle Dailey PVE, YARC Mr. Steve Davis science Ms. Wills Detwiler physical education, varsity girls track coach, Vikettes Mrs. Anne Dilts math Mr. Steve Doak business, boys and girls varsity tennis coach Mr. Max Edington science Talking with runner Randy Seinkowski is Coach Skip Collins, just one of the 25% of the teachers at VMS who coaches inter- scholastic athletics. Along with teaching English and Health. Coach Collins is in- volved with Cross-Country and Varsity Bas- ketball. Cross country hitch-hiking journeys are “sole” adventure For some the ideal vacation may be a few weeks basking in the tropi- cal sun or a month in Europe visiting historical cities, but for Mr. Jerry Hager a dream vacation is a fifteen day hitchhiking trip in the U.S. Having been interested in the concept of hitchhiking trips for a long time, Mr. Hager began his now favorite pasttime by hiking to Wash- ington D.C. for the Bicentennial celebration. Since then he has en- joyed a hike every summer. Traveling lightly with only a cou- ple pairs of jeans, c ut-offs, tennis shoes, some canned goods and several books to read between rides, Mr. Hager usually leaves Val- paraiso for his destination in July because the weather is warmer, and the Fourth of July traffic works to his advantage. As far as advice to novice hitch- hikers, Mr. Hager suggests having a Packing lightly with only a few food ra- tions and a change of clothes in his backpack, Mr. Jerry Hager begins his cross-country excursion. general like for people, traveling lightly, having a goal mapped out, and carrying a sign or wearing a t- shirt with the destination printed on it. “There are all sorts of people who pick up hitchhikers and I’ve never run into any problems with m.y dri- vers: so it kind of reassures my faith in mankind,” he explained. He also stated that hitchhiking might not be for everyone because anything could happen and you have to be prepared for the unexpected. 121 During the firet few weeks of school, new faculty members met with Principal Garth Johnson to learn the school policies at VHS. Recent additions to the staff include Mrs. Pam Bell, Miss Ruth Wil- liamson, Mr. Max Edington, Mr. Lester Snyder and Mr. Mark Preston. 1979 college grads return to school to take on a new role Each year the high schools face a great turnover. Seniors graduate and freshman come up from the ju- nior highs to fill the classroom. The teaching staff also changes over the years, and this year’s new teachers at VHS brought extra youth to the faculty. In fact, all the new faculty members were 1979 college gradu- ates with VHS as their first full-time teaching assignments. A part of being a new teacher was the difficulty of preparing for each class. One teacher estimated that four hours was spent each night preparing for the next day because a new teacher has no notes from previous lectures, or tests already prepared. Determining how much informa- tion students can handle is another problem each teacher faced. Most were used to the faster paced level of college courses and had to slow down to the high school level. Ac- cording to the first-year staffers, this year is noted to be the hardest, and they had to experiment to find a teaching technique that worked best. All of the new teachers compli- Discovering that individual teaching is as important as class lectures, new busi- ness teacher Miss Ruth Williamson as- sists juniors Bob Jones and Ed Kolar. mented the student body at VHS for an overall positive attitude and were grateful to the faculty and adminis- tration for their help in adjusting. This year’s new full-time faculty members were: Pam Bell, social studies; Max Edington, science; Mark Preston, industrial arts; Lester Snyder, science and math; and Ruth Williamson, business. Apart from the problem of getting adjusted to the Valpo area, the new faculty members agreed that they were fortunate to have the facilities VHS offers. Mr. Glen Ellis Math, intramural basketball sponsor Ms. Marcia Putter German Mr. Charles Geiss French, Spanish, ass’t baseball coach Mr. Dean Gerber Media Center Director Mrs. Donna Gray Social Studies, co- sponsor student council Mr. Gary Gray Industrial Arts Mr. Jerry Hager P.V.E., j.v. tennis coach Mrs. Elizabeth Hall English, v-teens sponsor Mrs. Jean Heckman English Mr. Rick Hein choral music Mrs. Doris Hildreth Health Occupations Mrs. Lenore Hoffman English, j.v. volleyball, domestic exchange co- sponsor Mr. Mark Hoffman physical education, varsity football coach, intramural weightlifting Mr. Frank Horvath industrial arts, VICA Mr. James Hunn chemistry Miss Nancy Hutton social studies, girls’ golf coach, domestic exchange co- sponsor Mrs. Vela Johnson business, junior class sponsor Mr. David Kenning industrial arts, j.v. girls’ basketball Mrs. Ruth Laube business Mrs. Cheryl Leach business, DECA Mr. Lance Leach business, junior class sponsor, intramural skiing sponsor Ms. Judith Lebryk English, j.v. girls’ tennis coach, tennis intramurals Mrs. Joan Mahoney Spanish Mr. Martin Miller social studies chairman Mr. Robert Miller band director Mr. Douglas Morthland science Mr. Patrick Murphy social studies, varsity baseball coach, ass’t football coach Mr. Wesley Maiers math, foreign exchange club sponsor Faculty — 123 Mr. Mark Preston industrial arts Mr. Daniel Pritchett music, math, jazz, ensemble Mr. Robert Punter math, j.v. basketball coach, ass’t track coach Mr. Sam Rasmussen physical education, boys’ track coach Mr. Sid Reggie social studies, j.v. football coach, soph, class sponsor Mr. Lewis Rhinehart German, national honor society sponsor, soph, boys’ basketball coach Mr. Robert Rhode industrial arts, VICA Mr. Thomas Rice art, boys and girls diving Mr. Don Scott math Mr. Lester Snyder chemistry and math Mrs. Cynthia Stalbaum business, OEA sponsor Mr. Charles Stanier social studies, ass’t. football coach Ms. Alice Noble speech, drama club Thespians Mr. Steve Osburn math Ms. Margaret Phillips English dept, chairperson, co- sponsor exchange club Mr. John Pinkerton English Mrs. Mary Kay Stephan home ec. Mr. Tom Stokes health, driver training Mr. Virgil Sweet physical education, intramural director Mrs. Lorie Walker physical education, varsity, and intramural gymnastics coach 124 — Faculty Miss Nancy Walsh physical education, girls athletic director Mr. Mark Watts physical education, football, track, bowling intramurals Mrs. Bonnie Weber French, Spanish Ms. Linda White math dept, chairman, intramural skiing co-sponsor Miss Ruth Williamson business Mrs. Patricia Wilson home ec. New reference book collections for students given as memorial A new collection of reference books has been added to the VHS Learning Center with the help of government funding and a donation from VHS English teacher Jean Heckman and brother, Mr. Bruce Stevens, in her parent ' s memory. Mrs. Heckman explained, “My parents believed strongly in the im- portance of a good education and the appreciation for literature: there- fore, we chose the Learning Center as a memorial.” The donation was the first of its kind for the Learning Center. Topics of the books include bioethics, photography, contempo- rary artists and biographies of musi- cians. According to Learning Center Di- rector Dean Gerber, selection of all materials was made primarily through an inventory of students’ needs. Suggestions from the Lake County Public Library were also used to aid in the selection of the books. During Parent Night held on Octo- ber 18, the books were on public display for parents. Mrs. Gloria Zimmerman English, Valenian, Quill and Scroll, sponsor. Faculty — 125 SENIOR CLASS OFFICERS — Lisa Mitchell, treasurer; JoJo Trapp, secretary; Ruth Lohmeyer, vice-president; Mark Tucker, presi- dent. Holly Adams — pep ciub 2, 3, 4; quest 3, 4; student council 2; gymnastics 2-4; band 2, 3; cheerleader 2, Mats Gunnar Agholme — (Exch. student from Sweden) exch. club 4; swimming 4. Marie Del Carmen Alcantara — pep club 4; exch. club 2; quest 3, 4. Tina Marie Allen — gymnastics 2. Paul Alvarez — intramurals 2, 3; Valenian 4; FCA 2, 3. Karen Elaine Anderson — exch. club 4; NHS 3, 4; student council 3, 4; vikettes 2-4, (treas. 3, 4); peer counciling 2-4. Lynne Marie Anderson — pep club 2-4; v-teens 4. Mark Alan Anderson — intramurals 4; VICA 3, 4 (pres. 3); football 1; drama club 2, 3, 4; auditorium crew 2-4. Claudia Lee Andrews — band 2, 3. Mary Jo Anieitner — basketball 3, 4. Elizabeth Annen — exch. club 2, 3.; quest 3, 4; drama club 2, 3; band 3, 4; pep band 3, 4. Andrew George Armstrong — football 2-4; band 2, 3; wrestling 2-4. Lori Nelles Armstrong — pep club 2-4; exch. club 3, 4; band 2, 3; gymnastics 2. Kimberly June Arnett — pep club 2-4; exch. club 2-4; student council 2-4; quest 2-4; vikettes 3, 4. Julie Anne Bach OEA 4; pep club 2-4, V-teens 3. Charlie Frederick Baggs — intramurals 3, 4; football 2; student council 2; baseball 2. Lynette Lee Banos — intramurals 3, 4; pep club 2-4; For. Exch. Club 2; swimming 2- 4; quest 4. Sheila Lynn Barker — drama club 2-4; YARC 3. Brian Lester Beach — DECA 4; golf 4. Mary Theresa Beck — quest 3, 4; orchestra 2, 3. 126 — Seniors ieniori Teachers, tests, and bells come to an end Beginning August 27, 1979 and everyday thereafter, typical complaints concerning school were heard from the seniors. Yet when May 28, 1980 finally arrived, despite all previous complaints of homework, tests, and teachers, tears were shed by many of the 427 graduating seniors. As graduation grew nearer, seniors reflected on both the bad and good memories of their three years at VHS. Memories of a particularly exciting _ football game or a great party raced through their minds, as did thoughts of a particularly dull class or difficult exam. Graduation night found many sen- iors torn between feelings of the future and those of the past. The graduation class of 1980 carried memories of a sophomore year in which their school was in partial ruins as a result of a fire set by an unknown arsonist. Many stu- dents remembered their attempts to raise money for prom during their ju- nior year. Senior year brought memo- ries of a winning boys’ swim team that sent seven members to state. Also sig- nificant was a varsity basketball team that made it to semi-state, only to lose by two points in triple overtime. Although memories of their previous years at VHS encompassed seniors, they also carried feelings of relief. Along with new feelings of freedom, many of the graduates felt anxious to- ward their future. Whether the end of high school meant entering the work field, going to college, or pursuing a military career, most agreed that they were stepping into a new life. — Jackie Mathieu James C. Becker — intramurals 3; golf 2-4 Amy Ruth Belaschky — pep club 2; exch. club 4; quest 4; drama club 3. Linda L. Bell — choir 2-4; drama club 2-4; quest 4; thespians 3, 4; YARC 2-3 (pres. 3); Swing Choir 4. Dirk J. Bengal — intramurals 2; track 2-4; football 2- 4; quest 2-3. Carrie Benjamin — pep club 2, 4; exch. club 2-3; quest 3-4. Pamela Diana Benner — intramurals 2-4; NHS 3-4; student council 3-4; Quest 2-4; flag corp 3. Bruce Bennett — intramurals 3-4; football 2. Tracey Lee Bennett — OEA 4; pep Club 2; v-teens 2. Christopher Robert Berkoski — intramurals 2-4. Pamela Lynn Berkoski — Intramurals 3-4; band 2-3. Michelle Bisacky — quest 4; PVE teaching 4; YARC 2. Douglas O. Bish — football. Tammy Blau — intramurals 2; choir 2-4; swing choir 4; Carousels 2. David Lawrence Bol. Susan Allison Borchertmeyer — intramurals 2-3; Exch. Club 2-4; Quest 3. Diana Lynn Borman — swimming 2; Quest 4. John David Bottos. Chuck Bouche. James Patrick Brady — intramurals 2-4; NHS 3-4; quest 4; baseball 2. James John Bratsakis — intramurals 2-4; football 2; quest 2-3; wrestling 2-4; band 2-4; jazz band 2-4; pep band 2-4. Seniors — 127 Nathan Paul Bretscher — intramurals 2-4; NHS 4; swimming 2-4; VTO 2-4. Jonathan Eugene Brockopp — intramurals 3, 4; track 2; exch. club 2; drama club 4; band 2-4; pep band 4; thespians 4. Denise Marie Brosky — intramurals 3, 4; track 2 (mgr.); OEA 4 (Hist.); pep club 2; student council 2, 3; vikettes 2-4 (v-p ). James Brown. Wendi S. Bucher — v-teens 4; exch. club 3; choir 3. Anthony Charles Bucich — intramurals 2-4; baseball 2. Tammy Lynn Buehrle — quest 4. Daniel James Byron — JA 3. 4 Arjen William Byvoets — VICA 4. Kimberly Ann Carichoff — intramurals 2; pep club 2-4; NHS 3, 4; volleyball 2-4; tennis 2-4. Prudente Lising Carlos — intramurals 2-4; VICA 2-4 Jean Marie Carlson — intramurals 2-4; track 3; exch. club 2-4 (board member); NHS 3, 4; swimming 2-4 (capt ); student council 3, 4; student fac. senate 4 (sec.); FCA 3; VTO 2- 4. Terry Lee Carlson — intramurals 4; quest 3. Chris D. Carr — football 2. Jeff Paul Carullo — intramurals 3. 4. Tacy Angela Casbon — intramurals 2-4; choir 2-4; drama club 2, 4; flag corp 4; YARC 2; swing choir 3, 4; carousels 2. Sheila Aileen Casey — intramurals 2; V-teens 2; band 2. J. Eric Charon — intramurals 2-4; track 4; exch. club 2-4; swimming 2-4; drama club 4; Valenian 3, 4; FCA 4; quill scroll 3, 4; VTO 2-4. Karol M. Chelf — pep club 2-4; v-teens 4. Paul Edward Choker — intramurals 2-4; track 2, 3; football 2, 3; band 2. 3. Gregory J. Chrustowski — exch. club- 4; student council 3, 4; student fac. senate 3; quest 4; golf 2-4. Timothy Allen Clark — intramurals 3, 4; track 2, 4; football 3; student council 4 (pres): quest 3. David Lawrence Clausa — intramurals 2- 4; exch. club 3, 4; student council 3, 4; Drama club 4 Christina Lynn Clifford — intramurals 3, 4; exch. club 2-4 Deborah Marie Cole. Mary Ruth Comeford — intramurals 3, 4; pep club 2-4; v- teens 3; vikettes 2; gymnastics 2, 3. Daniel Austin Copsy — intramurals 3, 4; football 2. 3. Corbin Caylor Corneil. Jeff Alan Corsbie — intramurals 3. 4; track 2-4; VICA 4; football 2-4. Scott Cottos — quest 4, news bureau 4. ieniori 128 — Seniors Keith A. Courteau — intramurals 2-4; VICA 3 (v-p); drama club 2; baseball 2. Teresa Crebase. Robert S. Crise — intramurals 2-4; student council 3; quest 4. Christopher M. Cross — VICA 4. Anne Patrice Crowley — pep club 2; volleyball 2-4; tennis 3, 4; Girl’s St. Alt.; NHS 3, 4. David P. Curran — VICA 4. Angelina Czekaj — band 2-4; orchestra 2, 3; jazz band 3, 4; pep band 2, 4. Mike John Daras — intramurals 2-4; NHS 4; football 2-4; baseball 2, 4. Marquita Lynn Davis — intramurals 4; quest 2-4; YARC 3; VTO 3. 4. Cheryl Dawson. Randel Dawson — VICA 2-4; quest 2, 3; baseball 2. Amie Carolynn DeLong. Craig Delp — exch. club 3. Sheryl Lynn Dobbins — exch. club 2-4; NHS 3, 4; Quest 2-4; flag corp 3, 4. Stephen R. Domer — intramurals 3; football 4. Janet Marie Dommer — Intramurals 2-4; NHS 3, 4; basketball 2-4; Volleyball 2-4; FCA 2-4 (v-p.). John Donlin. Debbie Louise Douglass — OEA 4; quest 2, 3. seniors — 129 Smiles, buttons and posters catch voters eyes Posters with catchy slogans covered the walls. People wore buttons pro- moting their favorite candidate. The candidates themselves slung the tradi- tional mud, and gave away everything from candy to eggs to win votes. Valparaiso High School’s Student Government Day election, which was held March 5 after two days of cam- paigning, aroused much interest among seniors, more so than the tradi- tional Student Council and Class Offi- cer elections. “More people were seri- ous about the Student Government Day election because it is a day out of school, while Student Council is work, " said VHS Senior Pam Tucker. The day out of school came March 13 when winners of the election spent a day in city and county government with the actual officials. Student Government Day has been a VHS tradition since 1976 when Gov- ernment teachers Martin Miller and Patrick Murphy put the Green and White Parties head to head for the first time. “The kids get very enthusiastic about it. I think a lot of it is because of the competition,” Miller explained. “In the American system, an election is the epitome of competition.” The catchy slogans of the campaign signs which were posted primarily on stairway walls and around the cafeteria attracted several readers. For example, one sign hung by suc- cessful White Party Council candidate Tim McFadden read, “Don’t be a fool. Help me get a day off school.” Another, used by the Green Party Mayoral candidate, Randy Fleenor, asked. “Tired of the crisis in Iran?” Yet another, posted by Scott Morri- son, the unsuccessful Green Party candidate for Judge, kiddingly charged the opposition with a mortal sin among VHS students: “Furlin loves disco.” In addition to signs, several other campaigning techniques were em- ployed by candidates. White Party Fire Chief candidate Lori Lethen, who eventually won the position, wore a fir- efighter’s helmet to classes. Several candidates handed out support but- tons, candy, or gum. Unsuccessful White Party candidate Craig McCarron passed out hard boiled eggs with his name written on them. Regardless of which campaign tech- niques were used, the candidates con- stantly made reference to their party affiliation. Because students were involuntarily assigned to either the Green or White party, Murphy did not believe that a person’s vote would be influenced by his or her party. He expained, “It’s pretty much of a popularity contest, and you’re not going to get someone to vote straight party just because they’re in the White or Green Party.” Nevertheless, many students be- came heavily involved in their party and quite a rivalry developed. The morning before the election. Miller found the desks in his classroom decorated with pieces of cloth, each with “Vote White” inscribed on it. Jeff Furlin, the victorious White Party candidate for Judge, had his own opin- ion. He kiddingly charged that his op- ponent, Scott Morrison, and the rest of the Green Party ran “a radical, smut campaign.” The enthusiasm of the candidates apparently rubbed off on the voters. Wearing buttons, hats, and T-shirts supporting their party or favorite candi- date, members of the senior class swarmed to the polls throughout the day. Murphy estimated a voter turnout of about 90%. Miller was pleased not only with the voting turnout, but with the entire elec- tion. “I have no complaints. It went off very well. It was probably the best of any we ever had.” Scott Cottos 130 — Seniors ieniors Deborah J. Downing — pep club 2: v-teens 2, 3; exch. club 3, 4; quest 2, 3: vikettes 3, 4; gymnastics 2. Dominic Vincent Drohan — football 2. Laurie M. Dugo — OEA 4; exch. club 3. 4; drama club 3, 4; quest 4 Michael Ronald Duncan — track 2; basketball 2; quest 3, 4; band 2; baseball 2-4, News Bureau 4 Maryann Dupes — track 2-4; pep club 2-4; V-teens 2; exch. club 2; NHS 3, 4 (v. pres.) Jamie Dutcher. Michele Lynn Eaton — intramural 2-4; pep club 2-4; basketball 3; quest 3; PVE teaching 2; YARC 2-4; FEA 2. Susan Lynn Edwards — track 2; pep club 2-4 (v. pres.) NHS 2-4; Student Council 2-4; Quest 3, 4; FCA 3. Eric Calvin Egolf — VICA 4 (pres.). Terry Lee Eldridge — intramurals 2-4. Steven James Engelder — intramurals 2-4; VICA 3, 4 (sec.). Greg Engstrom — exch. club 2-4. Mark Allyn Falls — VICA 3. David A. Farrow — NHS 3, 4 (pres.) football 2; wrestling 2-4; baseball 2, 3; Boy ' s State 3. Michelle Rae Fauser — OEA 4; pep club 2-4; v- teens 2-4 (sec. 3; pres. 4). Mark William Feldman — track 2; exch. club 2-4 (v. pres. 4); NHS 3, 4; student council 4; band 2, 3; Orchestra 2; Jazz Band 2; Pep band 2. Roxann Ferguson — Quest 4. Steven M. Ferklic — intramurals 4; track 2; Exch. Club 2-4 Judy Ann Findling — intramurals 2-4; NHS 3, 4; basketball 2-4; volleyball 2-4. Penelope Ann Fink — DECA 4 (sec). Freida Ann Fitzsimmons — track 2; band 2. Randy Scott Fleenor — cross country 2-4; track 2-4; swimming 2; band 2, 3; FCA 3, 4; Boy ' s State 3. Joyce Lee Frederick — exch. club 2; Jazz Band 2, 3; band 2-4; pep band 2. Ann Patrica Funk — OEA 4(v. pres.); band 2-4; jazz band 2; Pep band 2. Jeffrey Lawrence Furlin — NHS 3, 4; basketball 2-4; King of Hearts 4; baseball 2-4. Mary A. Furman — intramurals 2- 4; pep club 2-4; v-teens 2; exch. club 4; basketball 2; student council 4 Martha L. Galow — track 2, 3; pep club 2-4; Exch. Club 2; NHS 3. 4; Student Council 4; volleyball 2. Jeff D. Gardin — exch. club 2-4; Valenian 3. 4; quill and scroll 3, 4; boy ' s state 3. Linda Gast — intramurals 3; pep club 4; student council 4; vikettes 2, 3; gymnastics 2. Jay K. Gebhardt — intramurals 2-4; football 2. 3; golf 2, 3. Seniors — 131 ieniori Drew E. Glassford — intramurals 4; swimming 4; Student Council 2; Drama Club 2-4; FCA 2; Thespians 2-4. David Allen Glinski — intramurals 2-4; football 2. William Rex Goble — VICA (pres. 4). Lauren Goodenow. Mona Lee Graham — Pep Club 2; V-teens 2; DECA 4; Aquanauts 2-3. Wendy Sue Grieger — exch. club 2-3. Bobbie Lynn Grotzke — intramurals 2; OEA (treas. 4); quest 4. Cindy Hamm. David Laurence Hanna — intramurals 2-4; cross country 3-4; track 3-4; quest 4. Connie Jo Hana — NHS 3-4; band 2-4; pep band 2-4. Christopher Hansen — intramurals 2-4; cross country 3-4; track 2-4; student council 2-3; band 2-4. Pamela Stacey Harbold — intramurals 2-4; exch. club 2-3; NHS 3-4; homecoming court 4; cheerleader 2-3; gymnastics 2-4; tennis 2-4. Carol Ann Harder — pep club 2; quest 2-3. Dorothy Ann Harms — exch. club 2-3; drama club 4; pep band 2-4; flag corp 2-3. Beth Anne Harrington — quest 2; DECA 4. Agatha Elizabeth Hason — exch. club 2-4. Julie Hattok David Richard Hauser — intramurals 4. 132 — Seniors Thomas Lee Hayden — intramurals 3-4; cross country 2-4; VICA 4 (pres). Michele Elaine Hazlett — intramurals 2-4; pep club 2-3; basketball 2-4; quest 4; student council 4; flag corp 2-4; track statistician 2-4. Jill Meghan Head — intramurals 2- 4; basketball 2; pep club 2; student council 2. Harry Townsend Heath. Barb Jean Henderson. Rachel Jane Henry — intramurals 4; pep club 2-4; basketball 2; exch. club 2; NHS 3-4; band 2-4; FCA 3; drum major 4; drum major Ass’t. 2-3. Gary Paul Hensel — intramurals 2- 3; quest 4. Dawn Marie Hernandez — intramurals 2; pep club 2; v-teens 2- 3; basketball 2-3; choir 3; volleyball 2- 4; FCA 2-4 (treas); tennis 2-4. Jeff Allen Hernandez. Tom Gary Heron — intramurals 3; baseball 2- 4. Richard Alan Hill — band 2-4; jazz band 2-4. Anne Elizabeth Hoehner — intramurals 3-4; exch. club 3-4; NHS 3-4; student council 3; vikettes 4; girls’ State 3; aquanauts 2. Erica Louise Hofferth — pep club 3- 4; exch. club 2-4; student council 2-4; student Fac. senate 4; quest 3- 4; vikettes 2 (treas.). Lisa Marie Hofferth — OEA 4; exch. club 3-5. Laura Beth Hohl — intramurals 2- 4; for. Exch. club 2-4; quest 4. Steve James Hoover — band 2-4; pep band 2; tennis 2. Lori Lynn Hovey — Track 2; quest 2-3. Allison Lee Howard — pep club 2-4; vikettes 2; cheerieader 3; gymnastics 2-4. Martha Jean Howard. Thomas Alan Hoyt — exch. club 4; Choir 2-4; drama club 4; Valenian 4; orchestra 2; swing choir 3-4. Heidi Marlane Hunsberger — pep club 2-4; exch. club 2-4; NHS 3-4; student council 2-4; student fac. senate 2; vikettes 2-4. Howard L. Hurley — VICA 4; tennis 2. Seniors — 133 Bonnie Lynn Hurst — Intramurals 4; PVE teaching 4; YARC 4. David Michael Inches — Intramurals 2, 3: Exch. Club 3, 4; Band 2. Thomas A. Jakab — Intramurals 2. 3; track 2; football 2-4; Band 2. Paul Stephen Johansen — Intramurals 4. Patricia Rae Jones — V-teens 2, 3; Exch. Club 2-4; Vikettes 4; Flag Corp 3; YARC 3. Carol Joseph. Paul Robert Kalina — choir 2; swing choir 2-4. Bill E. Karcher — football 2-4; wrestling 2, 3. Debra S. Kassner — pep club 2; v-teens 2; quest 4. Mark Anthony Keller — Intramurals 2; track 4; basketball 2, 3; drama club 2; PVE teaching 3, 4; Band 2-4; swing choir 4; tennis 2-4. Timothy Gene Kelley — intramurals 2. Denise Lynn Kendrick — intramurals 4; v-teens 2; exch. club 3, 4; swimming 2-4; Band 2. 3. Lisa Marie Kenyon — intramurals 2-4; track 2; basketball 2-4; FCA 2-4; quest 2, 4. William K. Kerlin — exch. club 2-4; NHS 3, 4; swimming 4; drama club 4; quest 4; band 2-4; Jazz band 2-4; pep band 2. Karen Kerns. Rachel Liane Kilgour — intramurals 2, 3; exch. club 4; student council 2, 3; drama club 2; band 2-4; pep band 2-4; YARC 4. Helen Suzanne Kirscher — Intramurals 2-4; exch. club 3, 4 (board member); NHS 2, 3; student council 4; quest 3. 4; Girls’ State 3. Karen Elaine Kissinger — exch. club 2-4; choir 2, 3. Dian e Marie Koday — exch. club 3; YARC 3. David Robert Koenig — intramurals 2, 4; exch. club 2-4; NHS 3, 4; football 4; Valenian 3, 4 (co-editor) 4; golf 2-4; Quill Scroll 3. 4 (Pres.); Boys’ State 3. Tina Marie Koskey — intramurals 2-4; exch. club 3; quest 3, 4; band 2; Valenian 4 (clubs co-editor); quill scroll 4; flag Corp 2. Ken M. Krebs — intramurals 2-4; exch. club 2-4; swimming 2; band 2, 3; YARC 4; tennis 2-4. Diane Marie Krueger — exch. club 2-4; choir 2; quest 4. David M. Ku — intramurals 2-4; exch. club 2-4; NHS 3, 4; student council 2, 4. 134 — Seniors feniori W. Stephen Ku — intramurals 3, 4; exch. club 2-4; NHS 3. 4; student fac. senate 3; student council 3. 4. Robert Allan Kuehl. Gary William Kukulies — intramurals 3. 4; football 2; quest 4; wrestling 2; baseball 2. Robin Kurtz. Kimberly Ann Lafferty — OEA 4; pep club 2-4; v-teens 2; exch. club 2, 3; volleyball 2; quest 3, 4. Neil E. Landgrebe — intramurals 2-4. Patrick J. Landry — VICA 3, 4. Linnea Youngmark Lang — choir 2, 3; drama club 2, 3; swing choir 2; carousels 2. Ronald Langley. Marene Susan Larr — quest 3, 4; PVE 3, 4. Patricia Lynne Larson — track 2; pep club 2: vikettes 4. Joy Ellen Lasky — intramurals 2, 3; v-teens 2, 3; exch. club 2-4; swimming 2-4 (mgr.); orchestra 2. Vickie Sue Lawrence — DECA 3, 4. Lori Meredith Lethen — intramurals 4; pep club 2-4; v-teens 2, 3; choir 2- 4; student council 2-4; FCA 3, 4; YARC 4; swing choir 4; carousels 3. Patricia Marie Leverich — intramurals 2-4; exch. club 2-4; choir 2, 3; thespians 3, 4; drama club 2-4. 4.352 beats a perfect ‘10’ any day A 4.3 might not hold up against Bo Derek’s perfect 10, but when you’re vying for Valedictorian and Salutatori- an of the Class of 1980 it’s more than perfect. On VHS’ 4.0 scale. Jean Carlson posted a 4.352 to receive the Valedic- torian title, while John Schmucker’s 4.314 earned him the honor of Saluta- torian. In this year’s 427 member sen- ior class, 21 students ranked a 4.0 or better. Jean, who was co-captain of her swim team, also participated in track and belonged to the Foreign Exchange Club. Student Council, Student Faculty Senate, FCA, and was part of the Math Team. She also was selected to the National Honor Society in her junior year. Planning to attend Massachu- setts Institute of Technology (MIT) to study Engineering and Math, Jean at- tended three hours of classes at V.U. during her senior year, and tutored math and chemistry after school. John Schmucker will attend Cornell University to major in Chemical Engi- neering and Business. Also a National Honor Society member, John was vice-president of Student Faculty Sen- ate, and swam for the boys’ varsity swim team. In addition to school-spon- sored activities, John was involved in horseback riding, running, a soccer league, and visiting with friends. Not the sterotyped bookworms, John and Jean admitted that studying was not a major part of high school life. Both students explained that despite their apparent success and enthusi- asm at VHS, they are looking forward to the challenge of college. Rounding out the top ten are: Karen Anderson, 4.287; Millie Marshall, 4.275; Mary Dupes, 4.256; Bill Luecke, 4.250; Sandra Washek, 4.242; Mark Mavity, 4.242; Connie Hans, 4.223; Carolyn Seeber, 4.213. — Brian Wikle Senior — 135 Seniori Ingenuity, finesse cover goof-ups Remember the wise, old owl? Peo- ple equate age with wisdom. When ap- plied to VMS seniors, this was generally the case since seniors were the oldest members of the student body. Howev- er, there were exceptions to this " wis- dom code.” For instance, take the senior that walked into the wrong homeroom after attending the same homeroom for two years. Or, after two years experience in reading school schedules, the senior that found hmself in the wrong English class at the beginning of the nine weeks. Seniors who made these embarrass- ing boo-boos usually felt they had to prove themselves again to the juniors, and especially to the sophomores. Al- though these embarrassing incidents were usually few-and-far-between, al- most all seniors experienced them in some form or another. Experience gave the senior perfec- tion of specific methods and tech- niques. For example, the average VHS senior had the timing of the mailing of deficiency reports down to a science. It meant quietly getting up early on Sat- urday morning and deftly plucking the report from the mailbox before Mom or Dad. Another technique perfected by seniors to save their necks was “report card adjusting.” An elite typewriter, copy machine, or typing eraser and a No. 2 pencil worked effectively to bring grades up to parents’ expectations. Seasoned veterans of Valparaiso High School’s faculty and policies, the twelfth graders used this experience and information to their advantage. Since each VHS student was allowed to select his classes and the instructor, seniors were more easily able to select a teacher who would be most compati- ble with their needs. If, for example, a specific teacher was noted for his long, involved, and often boring lectures, a senior could opt for the instructor who seldom lectured and merely assigned daily reading to be done during class time while the instructor left the room. Seniors also had those faculty mem- bers categorized who gave multiple choice and True-False tests, as op- posed to the infamous and dreaded open-ended question and essay exam. Regarding the attendance policy, the seniors learned to make wise use of their allotted “College Days” and in- school absences. Also, regardless of whether one wore glasses, contacts, or braces, the orthodontist and optomet- ric appointments made handy excuses for a needed absence. — Eric Charon and Pam Tucker Fulfilling a raquiremant for Literstura claaa, Jon Brockopp and Halan Kirachar parform a akit. Grag Martin Lindy — baseball 2, 3. Rob D. Linas — Quest 2. Vicki Ann Linton — exch. club 3: basketball 2; quest 4. Ruth Ayn Lohmayar — intramurals 2-4; pep cKib 2-4; homecoming queen; NHS 3, 4; basketball 2; class vice-pres. 3, 4; quest 4; PVE teaching 4; FCA 2-4 (sec.); cheerleader 2-4 (capt.); expl. teach. 4. Kan Francis Lomas — intramurals 2-4; football 2. Kathlaan Long. Kavin Luka Ludwig — exch. club 4; NHS 4. William Edgar Luacka — intramurals 2-4; student council 2, 3; drama club 4; thespians 4; NMS semi-finalist. Jane E. Lyon — intramurals 3; for. Exch. club 4; basketball 2; quest 4; golf 2-4. Mary Jacqueline Macik — for. exch. club 4; quest 4; YARC 4. 136 — Seniors Michael Shawn Malone — intramurals 2-3; VICA 4. Mark Kline Manatrey — inframurals 3-4: track 2; VICA 4; football 2-3. Brett Lee Marcinkowtki — Intramurals 2-3; track 2; VICA 4; football 2-3; quest 2-4; PVE 4; wrestling 2-3. Karen Suzanne Marner — intramurals 2-4; exch. club 3-4. Millie Marie Marshall — track 2-4; NHS 3-4; basketball 2-3; volleyball 2-4; orchestra 2-4. John Edward Martin — inframurals 2-4; exch. club 4; drama club 4; quest 4. Stephen Lee Martinson — Intramurals 2; drama club 4. David Joseph Mason — intramurals 3-4; track 2, 4; basketball 2; student council 2; Band 2-3; golf 3; tennis 2-4. Mark Edward Matchett — VICA 4. Elizabeth Viola Matern — intramurals 2-3; exch. club 2-3; quest 4; flag corp 3-4. Timothy Michael Mathews — Exch. Club 4; VICA 4. Jacqueline Marie Mathieu — intramurals 2-3; exch. club 2-4; Valenian 4 (academics co-editor); YARC 3. Steve. Lindell Maupin — intramurals 2-4. Mark Mavity. Teresa Marie Mayhew — pep club 2-3; v-teens; VICA 4 (pres.). Tina Alica McAleer — Quest 4. Craig Stuart McCarron — track 2-4; NHS 3-4; swimming 2-4 (capt. 4); football 2-3; FCA 2-4; VTO 2-4. Theresa Mary McCalley. Pamela Jean McCormick — quest 4; carousels 2; FEA. Beverly Jane McDaniels — choir 3; Drama Ciub 3. Thomas Patrick McFadden — intramurais 2-4; exch. club 2-4; NHS 4; student council 4; band 2-3; boy’s state 3. Timothy R. McFadden — intramurais 2-4; basketball 2; football 2; golf 2-4. Scott Lloyd McFarland — intramurais 4; Band 2-3; Tennis 2. Pat Thomas Mclnerney — intramurais 2-4; football 2. Joyce McKim. Mark Allen Mead. Lisa Ann Mertz. Anita Michell — exch. club 4; quest 4; band 2-3; FEA 2. Philip Scott Miller — intramurais 4; NHS 4; basketball 2-4; Valenian 4 (sports co-editor); Quill and Scroll 4; tennis 1-3. Edward Thomas Mischanko — swimming 2; sound light 3, 4. Seniors — 137 Lisa Anne Mitchell — intramurals 4; Pep Club 2-4; Homecoming Princess 4; class officer 3, 4; Quest 3, 4; cheerleader 2-4; V-Teens 2. Michelle Mondello — V-Teens 4; FEA 2; Foreign Language Club 2. Steve Douglass Morgan — football 2. Bruce Alan Morrison — intramurals 2-4; swimming (diving) 3; Band 2, 3; Pep Band 2. 3. Scott Stuart Morrisson — intramurals 3, 4; cross country 2-4; Homecoming Escort 4; basketball 2; FCA 3. 4; baseball 2. Diane Sue Moser — Pep Club 2; For. Exch. 2- 4; Student Council 3, 4; Drama Club 3; Flag Corps 3, 4. Kimberly Kae Moser — Pep Club 2, 3; V-Teens 2-4; Vikettes 2; FEA 2; Peer Counseling 2-4. Ronald David Mueller — track 2-4; basketball 2, 3; football 2-4. Janet Irene Myers — Choir 2-4; Carousels 2. Joni Lynn Myers. Katherine Ann Nag el — NHS 3, 4; Drama Club 2- 4 (pres. 4); Quest 2-4; Band 2-4; Valenian 4; Jazz Band 3. 4; Quill Scroll 4; Pep Band 2-4; Thespians 3, 4. Eileen Marie Neis — VTQ 2. 3; Intramurals 4; track 2; V-Teens 2; For. Exch 2-4; swimming 2, 3; Student Council 4 (treas. 4); class officer 2; Girl ' s State 3. Gail Elaine Nelson — Pep Club 4; For. Exch. 2, 3; Quest 4. John Robert Netzhammer. James Donald Nibble. Paula Jo Norfleet. Lance Norris. Chris Nulton — Band 2. Kenneth Lee Oglesby — Intramurals 3, 4; track 2-4; basketball 2; football 2-4; Quest 2-4; FCA 4. Amy Olson — For. Exch. 3; Jeanette Marie Olszewski — Intramurals 4; Choir 2; PVE 3-4; Vikettes 2-4; YARC 2-4; (sec. 3) (pres. 4); Carousels 2; Expl. teach. 4 Donald John Parkes — intramurals 2-4; Quest 3, 4; Band 2- 4; Qrchestra 2, 3; Wrestling 2-4; Pep Band 2, 3. Brenda Parks — Choir 2, 3; Quest 2, 3 Irene Paul — Quest 2; DECA 4. 138 — Seniors Bruce William Pauley — intramurals 3. 4; football 2-4 Julie Ann Pearson — Choir 2-4; Quest 2, 3; PVE 4; YARC 3, 4 (treas. 3) (sec. 4); Swing Choir 2, 4. Jeff Pera — intramurals 3, 4; For. Exch. 2-4; Drama Club 2-4; Quest 3. Jeffery Perrine. Donald Peterson — track 2; swimming 2-4; Quest 4; For, Exch. Club 3, 4. npLALit ift !! -riiitt Donned in suit jackets and ties, and using wine glasses for their lemonade, seniors par- ticipate in the lunch boycott, initiated to break the pre- graduation monotony. Plague strikes class of ’80 Senioritis: It hovered over VMS like a cloud of radioactive energy and affli- cated seniors. Senioritis struck every senior in early September and pro- ceeded to infect their minds and bo- dies until graduation May 28. During that period of approximately nine months, normal students turned into pushy, proud, and boisterous teen- agers. Although senioritis plagued the class of ’80, seniors still had the responsibil- ity to assume the take-charge role. Be- cause of their position, seniors had control of life at VHS. Usually the best tables in the cafeteria were filled with seniors who felt it was their right. Although seniors controlled much of the academic life by setting standards, they were also an example for others to follow. Seniors provided needed leadership in clubs and organizations. Officer positions were usually sought by seniors who could bring experience and added knowledge to help VHS or- ganizations function more smoothly. The fashion conscious atmosphere was dictated by the senior girls whose fashions were admired and patterned by the sophomore and junior girls. Young and upcoming athletes turned to the upperclassmen to guide them and break them in on the basics of high school sports. While trying to make sure every needed class had been taken, seniors anxiously awaited college and other post-high school programs. Seniors usually carried a heavy load trying to prepare themselves of a college or technical school. With their two years experience, most seniors had an ad- ded poise and stability. — Brian Wikie Senior — Kimberly Lynn Peterson — choir 4. Doreen Ann Piper — Quest 2. Shawn Pitts. Jeffery Platt. Scott Louis Pollock — intramurals 2-4; VICA 4; football 2; Quest 2-3, FCA 2: baseball 2. Diane Irene Porter. Christopher J. Prahlow — intramurals 3; NHS 4; basketball (mgr.) 2-4; boys ' state 4. Anthony Lee Priano — track 2; VICA 2-4; football 2-4; quest 4; FCA 4. Brent Douglas Ramos — band 2. Tracey Helene Redding — intramurals 2-4; V-teens 4; swimming 2-4; quest 4. Debra L. Redman — v-teens 4; Choir 3-4; Drama Club 2-4; Quest 4; YARC 4 Paul William Reed — intramurals 2-4; VICA; Quest 4; tennis 2. Melinda Karen Reinhertz — track 2-3; pep club 2-4 (pres 4); Quest 3-4. Dawn Melody Reynolds — Exch. Club 2-3; VICA 4 (pres 4); quest 3; band 2-3; Pep Band 2-3. Donald Charles Rhynard — exch. club 4; NHS 4; drama club 4; quest 4; Jazz Band 2-4; Band 2-4. Cheryl Lynn Riggs — V-teens 4; exch. club 2-4; drama club 2-4. Pamela Jane Risk — pep club 2; NHS 3-4; DECA 3-4; quest 2-3. Carla Annette Rogers — pep club 2. Verena Elizabeth Rudolf — Exchange Student from Switzerland; Exch. Club 4. Judy Ann Rush — pep club 2; v-teens 2-3; exch. club 2-4; YARC 3-4. Showing the two most contrasting hair styles of the Senior Class are Jim Startt and Craig McCarron. Craig shaved his head for the State Swimming Finals. leniori 140 — Seniors Wendell Janies Ruwersma — VICA. Ellie Sachs — intramurals 3. 4; track 2-4; pep club 4; exch. club 2; NHS 3, 4 (treas.); swimming 2-4; student council (sec.); student fac. Senate 3; FCA 4; cheerleader 4; girls’ state alt. Sandra Eileen Samay — choir 2; quest 3; PVE teaching 3; DECA 3, 4 (State office holder); carousels 2. Keith M. Sanford — band 2-4; wrestling 2; jazz band 2, 3. Thomas J. Sawyer — intramurals 2-4; quest 4; Valenian 4; quill scroll 4; baseball 2, 3; tennis 2. John Winslow Glenn Schmucker — intramurals 2, 3; NHS 3, 4; swimming 2-4; Student Fac. Senate 4 (v.p.). Katie E. Scholl — intramurals 2; pep club 2-4; exch. club 2; Valenian 4; Quill Scroll 4. Robert A. Schroeder — VICA 3, 4, Scott Schroeder — quest 3. Kathleen Esther Schulz — intramurals 2-4; basketball 2-4; student council 2; PVE teaching 4; FCA 3. Marcella Marie Schultz — pep club 2; swimming 2; quest 4; band 2-4. Carolyn Ruth Seeber — NHS 3, 4 (sec.); choir 2, 3; drama club 2-4 (v-p.); band 4; jazz band 4; pep band 3, 4; Thespians 4; swing choir 2, 3. Koji Shimokawa — Exchange student from Japan; swimming 4; choir 4; Drama Club 4. Robert A. Shinabarger. Tina Marie Silhavy OEA 4 (pres.). Kimberly Ann Simon — intramurals 2-4; pep club 2-4; v- teens 2, 3 (program chairman); student council 2-4; FCA 3, 4; vikettes 2-4; tennis 2-4. Darren E. Singer. Lynda Marie Sizen — pep club 3, 4; exch. club 4; NHS 4; swimming 2-4; quest 4. Seniors — 141 Merit semi-finalists — motivated by money In the big business of selling cars, car companies use rebates as an ad- ded incentive to boost profits and to give the car buyers a reward for buying their product. Just as car companies give awards to their purchasers, high National Merit exam scores enabled students to receive monetary awards. VHS semi-finalists this year were James Brady. Martha Galow, Dave Hanna, Steve Ku, Bill Luecke and Millie Marshall. Martha Galow received an annual scholarship from Drake University while Millie Marshall received a similar scholarship from Indiana University. Bill Luecke received an $1,000 Stauffer Chemical Company scholar- ship. and Dave Hanna received an In- land Steel-Ryerson Merit Scholarship which is renewable for four years. Since its establishment 24 years ago, the Merit Program has awarded $161 million in scholarships to more than 58,000 students. Attitude of students’ families toward educational achievement, the commu- nity’s support for its schools, and the standards and objectives of the high school influenced the number of semi- finalists from each school. Other factors which had an impact on the number of semi-finalists includ- ed the size of the school, the percent that enter and graduate from college, and the educational level of adults in the community. The $1,000 scholarships were awarded on the basis of academic re- cords, extracurricular accomplish- ments, test scores, and leadership. — Pam Tucker Ulla Karin Sjobeck — Intramurals 4: Exch Club 4; Exchange Student from Sweden. Daniel E. Skinner — football 2; baseball 2-4 Paul Charles Smith — Intramurals 2-4: Exch. Club 2-4 (pres. 4); NHS 4; swimming 2-4; Quest 4; Band 2-3; boy ' s state. Scott A. Smith . Debra Bernice Snider — track 3- 4; Quest 2. 142 — Seniors leniori Kim Ann Sonaty. Hubert E. Sowers. Eve Marie Sowinski — DECA 3. 4 Nathan Spells — Band 4: Pep Band 4. Julie Ann Spencer — Quest 2-4. Rita Lynn Spicola — intramurals 3, 4. Gary Lee Starkey — VICA 4; Quest 2-4; Wrestling 2-4. James Nelson Startt — intramurals 4; Cross Country 2, 3; Track 2, 3; Quest 2-4 Kathy A. Steele — Intramurals 2-4; Pep Club. Rosemary Anne Steinhilber — intramurals 3, 4; For. Exch. Club 2- 4. Doug R. Stewart — Quest 2, 3. Martha Mae Stoner — intramural 3. 4; choir 2-4; Quest 4; Swing Choir 3, 4; Carousels 3. 4; Exploratory teaching 4. Wanda S. Stout — Drama Club 3. Robert Anthony Strong — track 2, 4; football 2-4 Sean Michael Sullivan — intramurals 3. 4; basketball 2; football 2. Sadonna Swann — intramurals 3; Exch. Club (sec. 3, tres. 4); NHS 3, 4; Band 2-4; Qrchesfra 3; Jazz Band 3; Flag Corp 2-4 David Roger Swanson — track 2, 3; VICA 2, 3 (pres.); wrestling 2. 3. William Myrick Thomas — Exch. Club 3, 4; swimming 2-4; football 2- 4, Quest 4. Band 2, 3. Dan C. Thompson. Scott Edward Thompson — intramurals 3. 4; NHS 3, 4; VICA (Pres.). Tim Dale Thoreson — football 2- 4; wrestling 2-4. Troy R. Tincher — football 2, baseball 4 Brian Tonner — intramurals 2-4, Exch. Club 3. 4; NHS 3, 4; swimming 2-4; student council 2-4 Joanna Lynn Trapp — pep club 2-4; volleyball 2. 3; Class Qfficer 3, 4 (sec.); Student Fac. Sen. 4 (pres.); PVE teaching 3. 4; tennis 2-4 Sheila Jane Tressler — Vocational Food Service Careers 4. Glenda R. Trowbridge — intramurais 4; pep club 2; V-teens 2, 3; Exch. Club 2; Band 2. Mark A. Tucker — intramurais 2, 3; Student Council 2-4; Class Pres. 2-4; S F Sen. 3; DECA 3. 4. Pamela A. Tucker — intramurais 2; pep club 2; S F Sen. 2, 3; Valenian 3, 4 co- editor 4; Quill and Scroll 3. 4. Sharon J. Tudor — pep club 2; S F Sen. 4 John B. Ungurait — Jazz Band 4; cross country 2-4; track 2; VICA 3, 4 (treas.); Band 2- 4; Qrchestra 2, 3; Pep Band 2-4. Seniors — 143 Steve Keith Upton. Joni Vass — intramurals 3-4; track 2, 3; pep club 2-4; basketball 2; quest 2-4; PVE 4; vikettes; YARC 3-4. Laura Ventura — Intramurals 4; exch. club 2-4; NHS 3-4; drama club 2-4; quest 4. Stephanie Margaret Verde — intramurals 2; track 3; pep club 2-4; homecoming cpurt 4; exch. club 2; student council 2-4; Class Vice Pres. 2; quest 4; YARC 3-4. Dawn Michele Vernich — OEA 4; quest 3. Kathleen Veselica — pep club 2-4; V-teens 2; exch. club 2-3; Student Council 2; Valenian 3, 4; quill scroll 3, 4. Robert William Vorwald — cross country 2; band 2-4; pep band 2-4. Daniel C. Walker — football 2-4; Quest 3-4; King of Hearfs Court 4. JoAnn Walker — quest 3. Dave Walters — intramurals 2; track 2; VICA 4; basketball 2; choir 3-4; band 2; swing choir 3-4; ICT. Susan Marie Wareham — OEA 4; vikettes 2-4 Sandra Louis Washek — intramurals 3-4; exch. club 3, 4; NHS 3-4; swimming 2-4; vikettes 2-4; (pres. 3-4). Susan A. Watts — intramurals 2-4; exch. club 2; basketball 2-4; student council 2; FCA 2-4 Bret Wayne. Greg Alan Webber — VICA 4. Jefferson Louis Wehling — intramurals 3-4; cross country 2-4; track 2-4; swimming 2; band 2-3; boy’s state 3. Robert Louis Weiler — intramurals 3; football 2; student council 2; band 3. Anneli Welander. ieniori 144 — Seniors nr?. Beth Ellen Welch. Kelley Kathryn Welch — intramurals 2-4, pep club 2-4, Homecoming court; student council 4; Quest 2-4; cheerleader 2; YARC 3, 4. Conrad Michael West — intramurals 3, 4; track 2-4; basketball 2; football 4; quest 4. Timothy Shawn Whaling — intramurals 2, 3. Eric Wesley White. Julie Ann Wiencken — intramurals 3; pep club 2-4; Homecoming court 4; PVE teaching 2, 3; FEA 2. Brian Louis Wikle — intramurals 2-4; exch. club 2-4; Valenian 3, 4 (co- editor 4); quill and scroll 3, 4 (vice- president); baseball 2, 4; tennis 2. Scott Allen Will — intramurals 4, football 2-4; baseball 2. Lewis Edgar Willis Jr. — intramurals 3; quest 4; Band 2-4 (pres.). Kim A. Winters — pep club 2-4; v-teens 2; exch. club 2. Kathie Mae Woods — OEA 4; v- teens 2; Quest 2, 3; PVE teaching 3, 4; YARC 3. 4. Stephen Wayne Worthen. Kathy Jean Wray — OEA 4 (sec.); exch. club 2; quest 2; PVE teaching 3. Rose Zell — quest 2. Amy Ziegler. Sherry Lynee Zombik — intramurals 2-4; basketball 2; volleyball 2; quest 3. 4. Paul Jones Zorick. James Paul Zwodlowski — intramurals 2; quest 4. Alice Rebecca Agee — transferred from Amity High School in Woodridge. Connecticut; track 2-4; cheerleader 2. Rick Alan Koiczak — quest 2; intramurals 2. Seniors not pictured Albert, Todd Hanchar, David McGuire, Kathleen Slingsby, Susan Algonzine, Michael Hayes, Dan Mieczenkowski, John Small, Jeffery Back, Jeff Hines, Rodney Newell, Jack Smith, Mark Bedell, Ben Horan, Russell Nuss, Ronald Steve, Charles Bertholet, Kelly Horwitz, Gregg Pauley, Bruce Stotts, Walter Bonzani, Lori Hoyt, Tina Periolat, Suzanne Thomas, Micheal Boyd, Robert Hubbell, Stephan Ross Polite, Susan Thompson, Kevin Brown, Mark Ikeda, Jonathon Reeder, Brett Trimble, Jim Brown, Timothy Ingram, Lisa Rhew, Danny Trimble, Tim Burchuk, Edward Jessop, Michael Riley, Fredrick Velchek, Jeff Childress, Lee Kneifel, Tina Risley, Larry Venturini, Alexa Cusick, Scott Koch, Kevin Rudolf, Verena Vonalmen, Fred Dorward, Calvin Laing, Mark Schwager, Patty Walker, Wade Duvnjak, Dusan LePell, Rebecca Scott, Ira Ward, Tammy Frankus, Joseph Lundgren, Brad Scott, Jim Whit, Sharon Gosch, Mary Mauek, Michel Simpson, Darla Wilson, JeH Gottschling, Dan May, Gordon Slingsby, Susan Wright, John Hall, Ian Small, Jeffery Yocum, Katherine Zell, Rose Seniors — 145 Juniori Juniors possess nniddle class ‘syndrome’ In a family with three boys, the youn- gest child wishes he was older so he can share the responsibilities of his oldest brother. The oldest is counting the days until he can break away from the family, and the middle child feels he is too old to have the ‘‘younger child’s attention”, yet not old enough to have freedon. Juniors, like a middle child, are placed between the sophomores who are glad to finally be in high school and the seniors who are eagerly awaiting college. During their junior year, students are usually con- cerned with college entrance tests, find- ing jobs, and weekends. This year’s juniors were involved in the annual prom preparations. They held a class workday, spring car wash, and sev- eral bake sales as ways of collecting mon- ey. Agee, Kevin Albers, Laura Albert, Trent Albrecht, Dana Altt, Ed Allen, David Allen, Jeannine Alvarez, Aaron Amundson, Eric Ancinec, Gary Anderson, Julie Atwell, Tonya Baar, Dave Baker, Don Bamsberger, Joey Banschback, Eric Barfell, Tammie Barkhausen, Sue Bartelmo, Mike Baumann, Rebecca Benson, Tammy Benton, Jim Berkshire, Jeanne Betz, Greg Bickel, Todd Birky, Dave Blagojevich, Lillian Blanco, Paula Bland, Rich Boetel, Brian Bondi, Sue Bonich, Marcia 146 — Juniors Borth, Philip Bostic, Suzi Bozarth, Lori Brady, Deborah Brandt, Bill Brant, Eric Bratton, Jennifer Bray, Peter Breen, Valerie Brosky, Cheryl Brown, Chris Brown, David Brown, Lisa Bryant, Joel Buchanan, Tony Buchanan, Jana Buche, Jan Buckley, Megan Buehrle, Debbie Burt, Mary Butt, Autumn Byvoets, Tammie Carpenter, Jay Carter, Ruth Casto, Mary Caputo, Kim Channell, Theresa Chodan, Denise Christy, Lynn Christy, Tami Cook, Diane Coulter, Cara Craker, Allison Criswell, Jeff Cross, Joe Crowe, Joyce Crowell, Nancy Cyzyk, Karen Daly, Chris Daly, Kathy Davidson, Kurt Deck, Lisa Deen, Aruna Delumpa, Maggie Demeo, Joanne Deso, Dawn Dickey, Sarah Dixon, Kevin Doane, Kasia Dombrowski, Janet Donley, Kathy Dougherty, Carolyn Douglas, Carol Dowd, Mike Droege, Paula Dugan, Beth Dugger, Mary Dupes, Jeanette Dutcher, Kim Eaton, Deborah Eaton, Missy Eckert, Chris Eckert, Tim Eichelberg, Matt Juniors — 147 Emerson, Toby Emig, Greg Endsley, Leanne Engelder, Mark Ensign, Willie Evans, John Falls, Rodney Farrell, Mary Feldman, Erik Feitgen, Robert Ferklic, Diana Ferrall, Kim Field, Julia Filipowski, Marty Fink, Carol Foster, Ted Frank, Robert Frazee, Glenn Fryer, Bob Galey, David Garcia, Raeann Garrett, Kathy Geer, Randy Geese, Kurt Giacobbe, David Gilmore, Lori Glynn, Phil Golding, Jennifer Goodrich, David Goodwin, Charles Goodwin, Kevin Granberry, Andrea Griffin, Betsy Gudino, Tom Gutt, Jody Hall, Leila Hall, Tom Hallberg, Cynthia Harden, Rob Hardesty, Jean Harris, Carla Harris, Genevra Hartman, Laurie Hathaway, Karina Hatchett, Rodney Hawkins, Beth Hay, John Heaster, Cindy Hefner, Caroline Heimberg, Sue Henderson, Tom Hendrichs, Marlise Herndon, Sally Hess, Bill Hewlett, Christopher Hickey, Cindy Hill, David Hillenbrand, Cathy 148 — Juniors Juniori Hiller, Pimm Hodge, Laura Hofferth, John Horwilz, Wendi Hovey, Roxanne Howard, Denise Huber, Scott Hudgins, Doug Hunt, Dawn Husmann, Julie Ikeda, Steve Imm, Tedd Ingram, Julie Jackson, Denise Jaroszewski, Chris Jaroszewski, Tony Jarrett, Shannon Johnson, Arlin Johnson, Mike Johnson, Scott Johnston, Debbie Jones, Bob Keaton, Jackie Keen, Leann Keene, Brian Keller, Daryle Kendrick, Mark Kent, Tim Kenworthy, Lynne Kleehammer, Kelly Kluth, Mike Kneifel, Robert Knoernschild, Kevin Kobak, Steve Koebcke, Larry Kohihoff, Melanie Kolar, Ed Korgel, Kevin Kratz, Andre Kreiger, Mike Kueck, Wendy Kyes, Lisa LaBarr, Sheryl Lafferty, Dianne Lambert, Laurie Leffew, Kevin Leib, Ricky Lemmons, Bill Leveritt, Tim Lewis, Denise Lewis, Fred Lichtenberger, Brad Juniors — 149 Loeffler, Lisa Lolkema, Bryan Louderback, Bruce Lovett, Kim Lucaitis, Helen Ludwig, James Lundewall, Eva Lynch, Cathy Lynch, Jim Maclennan, Ross Madrilejo, Norman Magnetti, Tami Makivich, Karen Manage, Susie Mannel, Michelle March, Scott Marencik, Mark Markowitz, Steve Marshall, John Marshall, Kristine Martin, Todd Masters, Soonja Mattoon, Sheryl MaAleer, Tara McBride, Todd McCorkel, Laurie McDan iels, Eugene McDowell, Beth McGuire, Kathleen McGuirl, Jim McKee, Brian McKesson, Lori McNamara, Liz Medema, Andria Mertz, Chuck Metrakos, Mike Meyer, Jim Meyer, Kent Meyers, Kandi Micciche, Kim Millender, Jerry Miller, Chris Miller, Darlene Miller, Steve Mischenko, Joann Mockler, Scott Molitoris, Karen Moncilovich, George Moore, Jackie Moran, Jerald Morgano, Toni Mrziak, Kristen Mueller, Mike Muench, Laura Mundt, Mark Munoz, Steve Murphy, Kevin Neeley, Julie Nelson, Joanne Nemeth, Tracy Nightengale, Kathleen Niland, Pat Noble, Pamela Novak, Cheryl iuniori 150 — Juniors O’Connell, Joan Overton, Mark Owens, Rhonda Parkes, Nancy Paris, Amy Pauley, Sherri Pavich, Gary Pearce, David Pedavoli, David Pence, Brenda Peters, Catherine Philips, Jon Philips, Suzanne Phipps, Kevin Pittman, Del Platt, Andrea Poncher, Julia Porter, Leigh Potis, Maggie Powell, Pam Powers, Polly Prescott, Robert Pullins, Wally Radar, Andy Ranalli, Angie Raymond, Don Rea, Donald Redding, Melanie Redelman, Joe Reggie, Erica Ranshaw, David Reshkin, Karen Reynolds, Nick Rhoades, Jeff Juniors — 151 152 — Junior Risley, Chris Robbins, Teens Roberts, Doug Roberts, Richie Robinson, Diane Robinson, Kathleen Rose, Will Rucker, David Rudd, Kim Rumford, Rod Rutt, Jett Samay, Kathy Satterlee, Kathy Sausman, Robin Schenck, Mark Schroeder, Neil Schroeder, Tom Schuck, Steven Schueler, Dawn Scott, Bruce Scott, Jen Selby, Tim Sexton, Heather Shadrick, Kelly Shinabarger, Alan Shoemaker, Connie Siebert, Mary Sienkowski, Randy Smith, Joyce Smith, Lisa Smith, Todd Snodgrass, Scott Soloman, Eddie Sowers, Claudie Speckhard, Dan Spencer, Rob Spicola, Rich Spoor, Starts Stark, Anne Stark, Chris Stavreff, Mike St. Clair, Kim Stedman, Rhonda Steel, Steven Steeves, John Steinbrecker, Paul Stewart, Mark Stombaugh, Bruce Stone, Peggy Stratton, Anne Stritof, Andy Summers, Pam Sumner, Lisa Sutherlin, Wanda Swann, Shannon Swanson, Tom Talmadge, Debra Taylor, Darlene Teachout, Robert Telshow, Susan Terpstra, Brian Thomas, Jon Thompson, Linda Thompson, Sarah Juniovi Juniors not pictured Allen, Ronald Drozdy, Donna Kuzemka, Scott Salo, Russ 1 Asbury, Michael Eichelberg, John Langley, Scott Shih, Mike Athanson, Christopher Espie, David Loeffler, Pat Slagle, Ray Beckett, Charles Fritts, Karen Netzhammer, Lori Smith, Kimberly Berg, Eric Goble, Greg Neville, Byron Soliday, Scott Berg, Mark Goodwin, Kevin Peres, Chris Stever, Todd | Bonzani, Brian Gregorowicz, Bernard Pittman, Allan Swain, David | Bosse, Oscar Guzek, Joseph Reed, Jon Winters, Kevin | Bradney, Mark Hammond, Paul Render, Rob Ziegler, Richard 1 Bryan, Tamara Herr, Deanna Rhew, Steven Zoll, Mark Cannon, Leanne Inches, Kevin Robertson, Joseph Zombik, Scott Casteel, Kevin Jahnz, Janice Rogers, Duane Corley, Lance Kassner, Diane Rose, Charlet Croasett, Kim Kratz, Michael Sacks, Ruben Thoreson, Marcus Tiabart, Judy Trimbla, Kally Triscik, Daan Trowbridga, Todd Tuckar, Brenda Tucker, Missy Turner, Tim Ulman, Laura Vaka, Michael Valette, Dalynn Vance, Chris VanHook, Mark VanKeppel, Todd Vendl, Robert Venekanp, Robert Venturini, Franklin Vercos, Anastasia Vocke, Cheryl Vondran, Susan Walters, Tomi Walters, Bill Wark, Charles Waymire, Stacey Webb, Mary Weber, Valerie Wehner, Ken Weichert, Brian Wells, Kathy Welsh, Bridgette Wesley, Ann Wessel, Sue West, Suzanne Westergren, Scott Wheeler, Robert White, Brenda Wilhelm, Connie Wixon, Alice Wixon, John Woodrich, Kathy Wood, Laura Woodruff, Sherry Zell, Patty Juniors — 153 io|)hi Sophs remember events from a year gone by The typical sophomore is stereotyped as a bewildered student, and an energetic pupil who looks forward to class rings, football games, and dances. At the beginning of the year sopho- mores had to become familiar with their new surroundings and new people. An- other new adjustment was the classes which broke away from the ordinary grind of reading, writing, and arithmetic. Clubs were open to new members, and underclassmen had to decide which ones they would enjoy the most. Foreign Ex- change Club, FCA, Pep Club, YARC, V- Teens, and Drama Club were just a few of the wide variety offered. Also whether they were a spectator or a participant, most sophomores took part in at least one sport. Allen, Jody Allison, Jeff Arnett, Vicki Atherton, Kim Atwell, Susan Austin, Lena Azar, Nicole Baer, Dave Bard, Sue Barkhausen, Bill Barnes, Jack Bartelmann, Bob Barton, Chuck Bauer, Bill Beach, Sandy Beck, Margaret Beckett, Tammy Beeg, Ellen Benedict, Brett Bengel, Mark Berg, Michelle Bergstedt, Doug Bergstrom, Bonnie Berkoski, Dan Beikoski, Laura Bieker, Brenda Bisacky, Jim Bisacky, John Blagojevich, Donna Bluemel, Beverly Blunk, Jackie Bolde, Lisa 154 — Sophomores Sophomore — 155 Brady, Laurie Brant, Kelly Brauer, Elizabeth Brault, Mark Braun, Lori Brockopp, Kristina Bryan, Jack Bubik, Richard Buchanan, Gina Buche, Jennifer Buchmeir, Greg Bucich, Chris Buck, David Buis, David Burnett, Tony Byas, Russell Cannon, Eric Cannon, Karen Carlos, Joe Carlson, John Carmichael, Marty Carullo, Ellen Casto, Bob Chaplin, Shelly Chilian, Jean Christy, Glenn Ciciora, Dave Claesgens, Karen Clarke, Jim Clifford, Dean Clouse, Diana Collins, Chuck Collins, Patricia Comeford, Tom Condon, Kim Cooks, Karl Cooley, Bob Coppage, Glenn Cornman, Rick Cottos, Jeff Craker, Art Crider, Kim Czekaj, Barb Dahl, Diana Daniels, Mark Davenport, Tina Davidson, Bob Davis, Cliff DeBruyn, Chris Degeneffe, Greg Delp, Kristi Dobbins, Gregg Doelling, Erin Donley, Becky Doty, Lisa Dougherty, John Douglas, Lisa Dowd, Glenn Drangmeister, Pat Duncan, Betty Dunleavy, MiKo Dunn, Sharon Durham, Tammy Eberhardt, Angie Eder, Jeff Edgecomb, Jim Egolf, Elizabeth Ehlers, Beth Ehlers, Richard Ellis, Patrick Engle, Gary Erker, Melanie Ernst, Ellen Errichiello, Dennis Erwin, Robin Ewald, Susan Farrington, Doug Farrow, Jim Felts, Laura Ferrell, Susan Fifield, Earl Finley, Don Frederick, Jeri Freeman, Andy Frieske, David Fuller, Ben Gallagher, John Gamblin, Tim Gariup, Alex Garrett, Donna Gates, Eric Gebhardt, Heidi Geisen, Laurie Gilger, Dave Gilmore, Matt Gingerich, Whitney Giorgi, Paul Glenn, Lisa Glenn, Mary Glinski, Ann Golando, Susan Good, Eric Gott, Jan Greer, Dwayne Grieger, Gail Guzek, JoAnn Hall, Scott Haller, Donna Hans, Beth Harden, Bob Harms, Jeff Harrelson, Sabrina Harrington, Mike Hartwig, Craig HaspI, Gina Hauser, Bob Hauser, Rich Heath, Jennifer Hebert, Brad Heinz, Mike Helms, Heidi Hendrixson, Cheryl Hess, Diana Hess, Justine Hewlett, Mike Hiener, Toni Hills, Nancy Hoard, Sandy 156 — Sophomores lODhl Hodge, Barb Hodurek, Liz Hofferth, Jim Honchar, Jackie House, Trisha Howard, Bernie Howard, Chris Howard, Nancy Howe, Jeff Hreha, Chris Hroma, Laura Huber, Steve Hughes, Don Huguenard, Jim Huhn, Tami Husmann, Christy Hutton, Joe Jessop, Laura Johnson, Scott Johnston, Larry Jones, Chris Jones, Ginger Jones, Keith Joyce, Patrick Julian, Jenny Kallay, Laurie Kasich, Krste Keller, Brian Kendall, Janet Kern, Teresa Kleist, Greg Klemz, Dave Klinedinst, Tim Knoblock, Greg Koberna, Susan Koch, Jeff Koetke, Dale Koskey, Annie Marie Kovach, Gregg Kratz, Teresa Kratzenberg, Dawne Krause, Karla Kroeger, Eric Krueger, Paulette Ku, Pete Kuehl, Robert Kuhrts, Chip Kuuskvere, Tom Lamberson, Jeff Lang, Paul Lasky, Pam Lazar, Tim Lee, Scott Liggitt, Joe Lemke, Mike Leonard, Brian Lethen, Eric Lipp, Amy Lippens, Scott Lomas, Eileen Lott, John Lovett, Tim Ludwig, Greg Luebke, Kevin Sophomores — 157 Lynch, Beth Maciejewski, Tony Madrid, Paul Madrilejo, Robert Malackowski, Pat Malaato, Tom Mandernach, Debbie Mangel, Tom Mankin, Tim Mann, Bill Marine, Scott Marquez, Kathryn Marr, Debbie Marshall, Denise Marshall, Frank Martin, Dan Martin, Jill Martin, Joe Mathews, Don Mathieu, Debbie Matsey, Karen McAleer, Deana McBride, Cheryl McCoMey, Mary McDaniel, James McGill, Sandy McGuire, Helen McGuirl, Lisa Mclnerney, Peggy McKibben, Dan McManus, Cathy McMicheal, Lori McNeil, Michelle Mead, Lori Mead, Scott Medley, Darin Merryman, Dave Metrakos, Karen Meyer, Laura Meyer, Melanie Milianta, Gina Miller, Barb Miller, Jeff Miller, Kirsten Miller, Matt Mishler, Kathy Mitchell, Dennis Mitchell, Luann Mohr, Jennifer Moncilovich, Milan Moore, Kelly Moseley, Kristen Moxley, Brad Munos, Becky Murphy, Maureen Mutka, Mike Naillieux, Bruce Neis, Laura 158 — Sophomores iODhl Nelissen, Dale Newcomb, John Newhard, Chris Nightengale, Lance Nolen, Deborah Noonan, Suzanne Norris, Julie Novak, Bob Nusbaum, David O’Conner, Pat O’Dell, Mike Oldfield, Michelle Olszewski, Nancy Osterhout, Tim Ostling, Allan Overton, Jackie Page, Scott Peloso, Debbie Pence, Shanna Peters, Cindy Peterson, Troy Piazza, Chris Pitts, Steve Platt, Jody Polarek, Dwayne Polite, Joe Polizotto, Bart Poncher, Jane Potis, John Powers, Rex Prahlow, Joe Pyke, Robert Pyle, Jim Quiggle, Dave Rains, Ron Ranalli, Rina Rast, Peter Ray, Larry Rea, Terriann Reamon, Mike Redman, Dana Reed, Doug Reeder, Deborah Reichard, Tom Reiner, Mark Reno, Becky Reschke, Susan Rash, Tammi Rattinger, John Richie, Jim Risk, Susan Ritchea, Darrell Sophomores — 159 Ritz, James Roberts, Carol Roberts, Susan Robertson, Karen Rogness, Judy Rubel, Vickie Runk, Roger Russell, Troy Sachs, Tom Salo, Keith Scheller, Marianne Schena, Robert Schiek, Mike Scholl, Mary Schroeder, Dan Schroeder, Rachel Schroeder, Sheila Schroer, Stacey Schuck, Alan Schultz, Sandy Schumaker, John Sensenbaugh, Rebecca Shaver, Jeff Shepard, Kevin Sherbondy, Jim Sheridan, Dawn Shinall, Deborah Shumate, Thomas Siar, Richard Silhavy, Jeff Silhavy, Tammy Sims, Jon Simson, Jane Sinclair, Sandy Smithermann, Gregg Smyth, Mike Snyder, Amy Sorenson, Jon Sovich, Tim Sperry, George Spring, Dave Stalbaum, Tom Staley, Nancy Standiford, Blaine Stark, Rebecca Steckler, Bruce Stipp, Les Stokes, Ken Stone, Rhonda Stout, Russel Stratton, Julie Stritof, Jennifer Struebig, Lee Sturdevant, Laura Sullivan, Holly Sutton, Scott Swank, Richard Tabor, Amber Talley, Cindy Tauck, Kim Taylor, Bob Taylor, Grog Telschow, Nate Tempest, John 160 — Sophomores Sophomore — 161 Terwilliger, Sharlene Toth, Scott Trowbridge, Stacey Troy, Jay Ulm, Mamie Underwood, Betsy Urschel, Mark Vaka, Todd VanSenus, John Vass, Delphine Va s, Jeannie Veatch, Jim Versteeg, Steve Vondran, Nancy Wagner, Brenda Wallace, Paula Walls, Kim Walsh, John Walsh, Mary Ward, Kirk Wareham, Dan Warner, Stan Warwick, Jackie Warwick, John Wasemann, Debbie Washek, Jim Watson, Sheila Watt, Ardele Watts, Albert Watts, Dan Weber, Gwenn Weigel, Jerry West, Cindy Whaling, Pal Wheeler, Rick Weins, Carol Wilhelm, Lori Willis, Cindy Wilson, Kurt Wittlinger, Kim Sophs not pictured Blossom, Ronald Brandt, Wayne Carstersen, Charles Casteel, Barry Cusick, Richard Galey, Jim Gray, Nancy Grelling, Kevin Haluska, George Harden, Roger Hull, Elizabeth Ingram, Julie Jarrett, Jacqueline Johnston, Michael Kim, Mitchell Krueger, Michael Lauridsen, Denise Maupin, Loretta McChristian, Joseph Neville, Larry O’Kelly, Cathy Philips, Doug Pierce, Kevin Pisarski, Cary Rhew, Ronald Samocki, Bob Schamehorn, Andrew Stelling, Harold Stipp, Charles Sullivan, Chris Tarala, Lori Wolfe, Jeff Wright, Don Wroblewski, Teri Yates, Kim Yoder, Sidonna Zerby, Patty Tony Ducich chooses from o wide orroy of quoliry worches ond jewelry or Molrz Jewelry Moltz Jewelry, 56 Lincolnway. Volporolso, IN, 462-8791. Shoppers complolnlnq about o lock of variety In Volpo stores were hoppy to see the odditlon of the County Seot Moll to North Calumet St. 162 — Ads Division Page Expansion, specialties bring about town ' s new business F rom rhe rime of rhe peddler, when one ' s enrire business wos on wheels, ro rhe era of exdusive shopping cenrers conroining severol shops, people hove relied upon merchonrs for oil produas — essenriols ro luxuries. These produas were mode known ro men Through some form of odverrisemenr. Yeors ogo, hanging our o sign or symbol which simply srored rhe rirle of one ' s occuporion was rhe major merhod of odverrisemenr. Todoy rhe use of neon signs and billboards promores logos of differenr businesses. As Valparaiso emerged from irs rurol resrricrions, irs business aspecrs boomed. Specialized shops ond eoreries in rhe downrown areo, o new roquerball recreorionol fodliry, olong wirh rhe oddirbns of rhe Dairy Queen and Ace Hardwore ro rhe Counry Seor Mall area are definire signs rhar Valpo is breaking our of irs shell. Also supporring rhis growrh wos rhe " Progressive Eighries " com- poign. Aimed or providing guidelines ro reviralize rhe downrown oreo, rhis plon wos direaed roword upgroding rhe cenrrol business disrria of rhe Valparaiso communiry. Ar rhe expense of downrown properry owners, rhe compoign ' s objeaives were ro improve orb moinroin properry volues, improve exisring reroil business, bring in new reroilers, moinroin rhe choroaer of rhe downrown oreo ond moke rhe besr use of rhe land ' s porenrial. Induded wirhin rhe plon was o proposed rroffic and circularion sysrem, a proposed parking sysrem and urbon design opporruniries. Ad« Division Page — 1S3 A great selection of frames at reasonable prices along with fast, professional service at- tracts junior Lisa Kyes to Rx Optical. Rx Optical Inc., 7 N. Washington, Valparaiso, 462-4447. NORWich STORE 204 jffitRSON VAtpARAisO, ilvdiANA 219-462-9711 Brown’s Ice Cream Parlor 57 Monroe Valparaiso 464-4141 m Seniors Steve Hoover and Dave Mason and sophomore Pat O’Connor count on Wide World of Travel to take care of all their travel arragements. — Wide World ot Travel, 408 Lincolnway, Valparaiso, 464-9555. 164 — Ads fOR R LM€ MIGHT BUe, TRY PGRKIMS Dawn Hernandez chooses Per- kins for courteous, 24 hour a day service as weil as the great food at low prices. — Perkins Pancake and Steak, 2502 North Calumet Ave., Valpar- aiso, 464-4661 Ads — 165 ,£ZS» Bob Schroeder serves an- other ice cream treat to a customer at Dairy Queen, the last word in refresh- ment. — Schroeder’s Dairy Queen, 405 Roose- velt, Valparaiso, 462- 9643. - ' 1 166 — Ads M UrilTGD STt TGS STCGL IM Gf RY — PRODUCTIl G PGOPLG M KG THG DIFFGRGhCG Congratulations to the Class of 1980 An Equal Opportunity Employer Ad« — 167 COM€ TO II cousins TOR CLASSY CUT .m Don Rhynard finds that he can depend on Kathy Bark- er and an entire staff of hairdressers to give him true perfection in a person- aiized haircut. — II Cous- ins, 68 Lincolnway, Val- paraiso, 464-2733. : V . 168 — Ads With around the clock service and a convenient location. Sue Bondi decides that Round the Clock Restaurant is the place for a munchie break. — Round the Clock Restaurant, 617 Lincolnway, Valparaiso, 462-6339. Carol ' s Hallmark, located in the County Seat Plaza, is a favorite stop for Richie Roberts and Connie Wilhelm when it comes to selecting the right card or gift for any occasion. — Carol’s Hallmark, 3011 Calumet Ave., Valparaiso, 464- 7455. Ads — 169 ■ r v S •! Kathy Veselica finds everything necessary for her active sports iife at the Athlete’s Locker Room. — The Athlete’s Locker Room, 2911 Calumet, County Seat Plaza, 464-4478. •f U ' J. V. 19 Darlene Miller knows that Miller Glass Service can provide her with a great variety of glass goods, from delicate figurines, to mirrors and windows. — Miller Glass Service, 259 Indiana Avenue, Valparaiso, 462-1753. 170 — Ads WE FEATURE OVER 50 VARIETIES OF TRUE NEW YORK STYLE DELI SANDWICHES PHONE 462-7242 LEq|1 ARA] uncolnway VAtmHAISO. INPIANA THE PREMIER THEATER IS ACROSS THE STREET FROM US Ads — 171 IT’S LIMIDGRGBG’S TOR TRUCKS OR TRUCKIMG The Landgrebe Companies St. Rd. 130 West 462-4181 172 — Ads trust company staffed by experienced profes- sionals, the Northern Indiana Bank can be counted on to handle all your your banking needs. Northern Indiana Bank, 101 E. Lincolnway, Valparaiso, 462-2151. Ads — 173 mOM GRGGM BCmS TO TI SHlOh JG hS — MILLGR’S 174 — Ads Pioneer National Title 575 S. Michigan 462-4188 Valparaiso Office Supply 74 W. Lincolnway 464-8525 Juniors Lisa Smith and Katie Robinson choose from the wide array of fashion clothing at Miller’s Mart. — Miller’s Mart, 1805 E. Lincolnway, Valparaiso, 462-3148. Martin Binder Jewelers offers fine jewelry and personal ser- vice to junior Karen Cyzyk. — Martin Binder Jewelers, 23 Lincolnway, Valparaiso, 462-5931. The Klubhaus 2401 Valley Drive Valparaiso, IN 465-1667 MORe THhh R GRM€ — IT’S OUR RRCQUCT In addition to the fully equipped pro-shop, Klub- haus facilities include the 22nd Point lounge, locker rooms containg a sauna and whirlpool, a fitness center, swimming pool, and beauty salon. Ads — 175 Contemporary Hair Styling For Men and Women Valparaiso at County Seat Plaza — 462-1525 Merrillville at Liberty Square — 769-1996 With tasty food at low prices, the Orange Bowl is the perfect place for family dining. — Or- ange Bowl Restaurant, U.S.30 and East Drive, Val- paraiso, 462- 5541. fuli seivice? OR seif sgrug? Ads — 177 After outgrowing their South Ha- ven offices, Sawyer Transport moved to a new building whose shape exemplifies Sawyer’s ex- pansion. — Sawyer Transport, Inc., Indiana Highway 4S, Chaa- tarton, 926-7575. skWY€R neeTS kweRia’s truckimg nceos Sawyer TRANSPORT INC. CHESTERTON. IND ICC MC 123407 Employee Tom Sawyer in- epecta a truck as part of its monthly safety and efficiency checkup. 178 — Ads Presenting the latest in jeans, tops, and sweaters, Jac-N-Jeans keeps Penny Fink in step with cur- rent fashions. — Jack-N-Jeans, 3117 Calumet, Valparaiso, 464- 8874. Largest most complete Home Center in this area! 256 S. WASHINGTON VALPARAISO 462-6184 or 769-4007 Lumber Kitchens Hardware Plumbing Electrical The “Best” and a whole lot more! Ads — 179 For either the amateur or the pro- fessional in this area, try Southlake Tennis Club ' s modern facilities to test your ability. Southlake Ten- nis Club, 8328 Colorado, Mer- rillville, 769-6378. Y I f Southlake Tennis Club Valparaiso families know that First Federal Savings will guard their hard earned savings, giving them top interest rates as well. — First Federal Savings and Loan Assn., Washington at Lincoln- way, Valparaiso, 462-4131. You ' ll discover a truly unique craft and hobby shop if you follow " The Yellow Brick Road. " — The Yel- low Brick Road, 762 S. Calumet, Chesterton, 926-7048. Congratulations to the Best Wishes for Success Burns Harbor Plant Bethlehem lETHIEHEki STEEl An equal opportunity employer AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS ub ' e MUSIC IS BEST Casbon s offers Paul Steinbrecher not only fine stereo systems tor auto and home, but televisions, household appliances, and reliable electrical service. — Casbon’s Electric Co., 123 E. Lincolnway, Valparaiso, 462-4194, Ads — 181 indeM A Allen. Tina 68. 126 Allison. Barry 42 AHison. Jeff 103. 154 Alt. Mrs. Lori 120 Alvarez. Aaron 146 Alvarez. Paul 50. 51. 126. 192 Amberson, Mrs. Rose 119 Amundsen. Eric 146 Ancinec. Gary 79. 146 Arnlerson. Jeanne 43 Anderson. Julie 146 Arvjerson. Karen 41. 126 Anderson. Mr. Kurt 120 Arnterson. Lynr e 126 Anderson. Mark 126 Andrews. Claudia 126 Angyus. Mr. John 42. 120 Anleitner. Mary Jo 29. 94. 126 Abraham. Rich 69 Adams. Holly 126 Agee. Kevin 146 Agholme, Mats 4. 31. 126 Albers. Laura 44. 66 Albert. Trent 79. 146 Alcantara. Maria 126 Alexia’s Jewelers 173 Am. Edwin 146 Allen. Dave 15 Allen. Jeannine 146 Anr en. Elizabeth 126 Anthonys. 176 Armstrong. Drew 79. 126 Armstrong. Lori 29. 126 Arr ett. Kim 44. 126 Arnett. Vickie 107. 154 Athartson. Chris 35. 61 Athlete’s Locker Room 170 Atwell. Susan 154 Atwell. Tonya 146 Austin. Mr. Ben 45. 120 Austin. Lena 56. 154 Azar. Nicole 61. 154 D Baar. David 146 Bach. Julie 40. 126 Baggs. Charlie 126 Bagnall. Mrs. Cheryl 120 Baker. Mrs. Ann 120 Baker. Don 146 Bamesberger, Joey 44. 146 Banos. Lynette 126 Banschbach. Eric 146 Baranowske. Mrs. Marge 119 Bard. Sue 29. 44. 66. 95. 154 Barkhausen. Susan 146 Barfell. Tammie 146 Barker. Sheila 126 Bartelmo. Mike 146 Barton. Chuck 77. 154 Baseball 102. 103 Basketball Boys ' 90. 91. 92. 93 Basketball, Girls ' 94. 95 Baumann, Becky 146 Bauer. Bill 154 Bartelmann. Bob 154 Beach. Brian 126 Beach. Sandy 154 Beck. Margaret 126. 154 Beck. Mary 43 Becker. James 127 Beckett. Tammy 154 Berg. EHen 154 Belaschky. Amy 127 Bell. Linda 127 Bell. Mrs. Pamela 120 Bertedict. Brett 154 Bengal. Dirk 79. 127 Bengal. Mark 154 Bennett, Tracey 40. 66 Berg. Michelle 56. 154 Benjamin, Carrie 127 Benner. Pam 44. 127 Bennett. Tracey 40. 66. 127 Bertson. Tammy 146 Benton. Jim 146 Benton. Mr. Patricia 119 Bergstedt, Doug 154 Bergstrom. Bonnie 154 Berkoski. Chris 127 Berkoski. Dan 154 Berkoski. Laura 29. 95. 154 Berkoski. Pam 127 Berkshire. Jeanne 44. 146, 45 Bergstrom. Bonnie 61 Bethlehem Steel Corp. 161 Betz. Greg 146 Bever. Miss Elaine 116 Bickel. Todd 102. 146 Bieker. Brenda 154 Bierma, Sandi 40 Bird. Mr. Skip 16. 18. 45. 120 Birky. Dave 79. 146 Bisacky, Jim 77. 90. 102. 154 Bisacky, John 154 Bisacky, Michelle 127 Bish. Doug 127 Blagojevich. Lilly 146 Blagojevich. Donna 154 Blanco. Paula 146 Bland. Rich 79. 146 Blaney. R. 60 Blau. Tammy 35. 56. 71 Blossom. Ron 161 Bluemel. Beverly 61, 154 Blunk. Jackie 154 Boetel. Brian 29, 146 Boi. David 127 Bolde. Mrs. Hilke 116 Bolde. Lisa 154 Bondi. Mrs. Gretel 119 Bor di. Susan 53. 61. 169. 146 Bonich. Marcia 146 Bortazani, Brian 79 Borchertmeyer, Susan 127 Borman. Diana 127 Bostic, Suzi 37, 68, 147 Bottos, John 127 Bouche. Chuck 127 Bowman. Mrs. Mary Edna 120 Boy-Conn Printers, Inc. 166 Boyle. Mr. William 44. 45, 120 Bozarth, Lori 61, 147 Brady. Debbie 44. 147 Brady. James 127 Brad y. Laurie 4, 11. 84. 155 Brandt. Bill 79 Brandt. Wayne 17. 161 Brant. Eric 14. 45 Brant. Kelly 77, 155 Bratsakis. Jim 35. 61, 112. 127. 147 Bratton, Jennifer 29, 64 Brauer, Elizabeth 60. 155 Brault, Mark 155 Braun. Lori 155 Bray. Peter 35. 56. 102, 147 Breen. Valerie 87. 94, 95. 147 Breen, Vivian 118 Bretscher, Nathan 128. 191 Brockopp, Jon 14. 41. 61. 128. 136 Brockopp, Kristina 107. 112, 155 Brody. K. 61 Brosky. Denise 40. 126 Brosky. Cheryl 147 Brown’s Ice Cream Parlor 164 Brown. Chris 79. 147 Brown. Dave 29. 46. 79. 147 Brown. Ms. Elizabeth 120 Brown. Jim 128 Brown. Lisa 147 Bryan, Jack 155 Bruder, Lois 116 Bryant. Joel 147 Bubic, Richard 155 Buchanan. Gina 155 Buchanan. Jana 61 Buchanan. Tony 147 Buche. Janice 56. 147 Buche. Jennifer 155 Bucher, Wendi 128 Buchmeier. Gregg 155 Bucich. Chris 90. 91. 102. 155 Bucich, Tony 162. 128 Buck, David 60, 61, 155 Buck. Jur e 1 16 Buckley. Megan 86. 94, 147 Buehrie, Debbie 37. 44, 147 Buehrle. Tammy 128 Buis. David 61. 77. 102. 155 Burchuk, Edward 42 Burnett. Tony 155 Burt. Mary 147 Butt. Autumn 44. 147 Butt. Mrs. Rosemary 119 Byas. Russell 155 Byron. Daniel 126 Byvoets. Arjen 128 Byvoets, Tammy 107. 147 c Cain. Mr. Robert 65. 120 Cannon, Eric 155 Cannon, Karen 155 Caputo. Kim 147 Carol’s Hallmark 169 CarichoH. Kim 87, 128 Carlos. Joe 63. 155 Carlos. Prudente 126 Carlson. John 155 Carlson, Jean 45. 58. 70. 84, 128. 134 Carlson. Terry 128 Carpenter. Jay 61 Carter. Ruth 37, 147 Carmichael. Marty 155 Carstersen. Charlie 161 Carullo. Ellen 34. 61. 155 Carullo. Jeff 128 Casbon, Electric Co. 161 Casbon. Tacy 34. 35. 56. 57. 128 Casey. Sheila 128 Casteel. Barry 161 Casto. Bob 155 Casto, Mary 147 Chaplin. Shelley 65, 155 Charon. Eric 51. 128. 192 Check. Joey 43 Cheif. Karol 37. 128. 133 Cheerleaders 112. 113 Chilian, Jean 57. 155 Chilian. Mr. Rolando 57. 60, 120 Chodan. Denise 147 Choker. Paul 2. 128 Christy. Glenn 155 Christy. Lynn 147 Christy. Tami 56. 147. 35 Chrustowski, Greg 44. 128 Ciciora. Mr. Dale 29, 94. 120 Ciciora. David 29. 83. 155 Claesgens, Karen 155 Clarke. Jim 76. 77. 155 Clarke. Tim 44. 45. 128 Clark. Mrs. Katherine 120 Ciauss. David 44. 128 Clifford. Dean 155 Clifford. Tina 128 Clouse. Diana 155 Cole. Debbie 128 Cole. Mr, Zane 107. 120 Collins. Chuck 29. 90, 102. 155 Collins. Trish 155 Collins. Skip 29. 64, 74. 83. 121 Comeford. Mary 128 Comeford. Tom 155 Condon. Kim 155 Cook, Diane 60, 147 Cook, Helene 116 Cook, Mr. John 35. 79. 121 Cooke. Karl 155 Cooley. Bob 77. 155 Coppage. Glenn 60. 155 Copsey, Dan 126 Corneil, Corbin 128 Cornman. Rick 76. 77. 90. 155 Corsbie. JeH 47. 60. 79. 128 Costas Foods 187 Cottos. Jeff 155 Cottos. Scott 128 Coulter, Cara 36. 147 Courteau. Keith 129 Craker, Allison 147 Craker. Arthur 155 Crebase. Teresa 129 Crider. Kim 155 Crise. Rob 129 Criswell, Jeff 65 Cross. Christopher 128 Cross. Joe 147 Crowe. Joyce 72 Crowell, Nancie 147 Crowley. Anne 87. 128 Cusick. Richard 161 Curran. David 128 Curtis. Mrs. Patricia 119 Cyzyk. Karen 34. 61. 174 Czekaj. Angeltne 35. 126 Czekaj. Barb 61. 155 D Dahl. Diana 155 Dailey. Miss Michelle 36. 121 Dairy Quean 166 Dahl, Diar a 155 Dailey. Miss Michelle 36, 121 Dairy Queen 166 Daly. Chris 82 Daly. Kathi 147 Daniels. Mark 15, 35. 61. 155 Daniely. Johna 42 182 — IndQX Daras. Mike 79, 129 Davenport. Tina 56. 155 Davidson. Bob 155 Davidson. Kurt 61. 147 Davis. Cliff 155 Davis. Marquita 129 Davis. Mr. Steve 121 Dawson, Randall 129 Dawson, Cheryl 129 DeBruyn. Chris 155 Deck. Lisa 147 Oeen, Aruna 37, 147 Degeneffe. Greg 155 DeLortg, Amie 129 Delp. Craig 129. 132 Delp. Kristi 155 Delumpa. Maggie 29. 113 DeMeo. Joanne 57. 84 Deso. Dawn 147 Detwiler, Miss Wilma 87, 107, 121 Dick. Mr. Don 41, 118 Dickey, Sarah 147 Dilts, Miss Ann 121 Dixon. Kevin 147 Doak. Mr. Steven 86. 121 Doane. Mr. C.J. 117 Doane, Kasia 87. 147 Dobbins. Gregg 155 Dobbins. Sheryl 34. 70. 129 Doelling. Bonnie 118 Doelling, Erin 29. 86. 95. 107. 155 Dombrowski. Janet 50. 51. 60. 61. 147, 192 Domer. Steve 79, 129 Dommer. Janet 29, 87. 94, 129 Donley. Becky 84, 155 Donley. Kathy 147 Donlin. John 129 Dorward. Calvin 42 Doty. Lisa 155 Dougherty. Carolyn 51. 113. 147. 192 Dougherty, John 107. 155 Douglas. Carol 46, 107. 147 Douglas, Lisa 61, 84. 155 Douglass. Debbie 40. 129 Dowd. Glenn 77. 155 Dowd. Mike 79. 147 Downing. Deborah 113, 131 Drangmeister. Pat 77. 155 Droege. Paula 147 Drohan. Dominic 131 Dugan. Beth 29, 84, 147 Dugger. Mary 147 Dugo, Laurie 40, 60. 131 Duncan. Betty 155 Duncan. Michael 44. 131 Dunleavy. Mike 102, 155 Dunn, Sharon 69 Dupes. Jeannette 61. 107, 147, 173 Dupes. Maryann 107. 131 Durham. Tammy 155 Dutcher. Jamie 57. 131 Dutcher. Kimberly 68. 147 E Eater, J. 61 Eaton. Deborah 37, 57, 147 Eaton, Missy 147 Eaton. Shelley 94, 131 Eberhardt. Angie 155 Eckert, Chris 147 Eckert. Tim 79. 147 Eder. Jeff 60, 156 Edgecomb, Jim 156 Edington. Mr. Max 121 Edwards. Sue 29. 44, 115. 131 Egolf, Elizabeth 156 Egolf, Eric 42. 131 Ehlers. Beth 156 Ehlers. Rick 156 Eichelberg, Matt 147 Eilers. Barb 40 Eldridge, Terry 131 Ellis. Mr. Glen 45, 60, 122 Ellis, Patrick 156 Emerson, Toby 148 Emig, Greg 58, 146 Endsley. Leanne 146 Engel. Gary 156 Engelder, Mark 102, 148 Engelder. Steven 43. 47. 131 Ertgstrom, Greg 131 Ensign, Willie 146 Erker. Melanie 156 Ernst. Ellen 14. 156 Erwin. Robin 156 Espie. Dave 65 Evarts. John 61. 79. 148 Ewald. Susan 17. 61. 84, 156 F Falls, Mark 131 Falls. Rodney 148 Farrell, Mary 31. 84. 148 Farrington. Doug 166 Farrow. Dave 131 Farrow. Jim 156 Fauser. Michelle 37, 40. 131 Feldman, Erik 148 Feldman. Mark 44. 58, 131 Feitgen, Bob 148 Felts, Laurie 56. 107, 156 Ferguson, Roxann 131 Ferklic. Diana 148 Ferklic, Steve 131 Ferrall. Kim 61. 61. 192 Ferrall, Scott 89 Ferrall. Susan 156 Fetla, Marty 116 Field. Julia 37. 42. 148 Fifieid, Earl 156 Filipowski, Marty 51. 148, 192 Findling. Judy 86. 94. 131 Fink, Carol 148 Fink, Penny 43, 131 Finley. Don 156 First Federal Savings and Loan Fitzsimmons. Freida 72. 131 Flag Corps 191 Fleenor. Randy 29. 82. 130, 131 Foster, Edward 61. 148 Frank, Bill 148 Frazee, Glenn 79. 148 Frederick, Jeri 61. 96. 107 Frederick. Joyce 61. 131 Freeman. Andy 60. 156 Frieske. David 88. 156 Fryer, Bob 148. 57 Fuller, Ben 156 Funk, Ann 40. 131 Furlln. Jeff 19. 67. 102. 131 Furman. Mary 44. 66. 131 Futter, Miss Marcia 122 G Galey. David 148 Galey, Jim 61. 77 Gallagher, John 156 Galow, Martha 131 Garcia. Raeann 148 Gardin. Jeffrey D. 9. 51. 114. 131. Gariup, Alex 89, 156 Garrett. Donna 156 Garrett. Kathy 146 Gast. Lynda 69. 131 Gates. Eric 89. 156 Gebhardt. Heidi 60. 112, 107, 156 Gebhardt, Jay 131 Gee. Mrs. Edith 119 Geer. Randy 148 Geisen, Laurie 156 Geiss, Mr. Charles 102, 122 Geiss. Ellen 29. 60 Gerber. Mr. Dean 122 Gesse, Kurt 79. 102. 148 Giacobbe, Dave 35. 56. 116. 148 Gilger, Dave 83. 156 Gilmore. Lori 148 Gilmore. Matt 156 Gingerich, Whitney 95. 107, 156 Gjorgi. Paul 156 Glassford. Drew 14. 15. 132 Glenn. Lisa 29, 56. 95. 156 Glenn, Mary 156 Glinski. Ann 156 Glinski. David 132 Glynn, Phil 29. 148 Goble, William 132 Goiando. Susan 156 Golding. Jennifer 61. 87. 94. 148 Golf Boys ' 108. 109 GoH. Girls ' 80. 81 Good. Eric 61. 77. 156 Goodrich. Dave 35. 148 Goodwin. Chuck 148 Goodwin. Kevin 148 Gosch, Mary 40 Gott. Janis 156 Gozak. J. 61 Graham. Mona 132 Granberry, Arrdrea 148 Gray. Mrs. Donna 44. 45, 122. 123 Gray. Mr, Gary 61, 122. 123 Gray. Nancy 34. 107. 161 Greer, Dwayne 77. 156 Grelling, Kevin 161 Grieger. Gail 36. 37. 86. 156 Grieger. Wendy 132 Griffin, Betsy 44. 45. 61. 148 Grotzke. Bobbie 40. 68. 132 Gudirx), Tom 148 Gutt. Jody 29. 94. 148 Guzek, JoAnn 86. 107, 156 Gymnastics. Girls’ 100. 101 H Hager. Mr. Jerry 73. 89. 121. 123 Hall. Mrs. Elizabeth 37. 45. 123 Hall. Leila Ann 148 Hall. R. Scott 156 Hall. Elizabeth 122. 161 Hall. Tom 148 Hallberg, Cindy 50. 148. 192 Halier, Donna 156 Haluska. Millie 118 Haluska. George 77. 161 HamrT er. Mrs. Sharon 28. 119 Hanna, Dave 83. 132 Hans. Beth 61, 156 Hans. Connie 61. 132 Hansen, Chris 61, 83. 132 Harbold. Pam 11. 29. 132 Harden. Cari 95 Harden. Rob 102. 148. 191 Harden. Roger 161. 191 Hardesty, Jean 37. 57, 132, 148 Hardin, Bob 156 Harms. Dorothy 61, 84, 132 Harms. Jeff 156 Harrelson. Sabrina 156 Harrington, Beth 43. 132 Harrington, Mike 89. 156 Harris. Carla 148 Harris. Genevra 61. 148 Hartman, Laurie 148 Hartwig, Craig 156 Hathaway, Karen 148 Hason. Agatha 132 Hasp!. Gina 156 Hatchutt. Rod 148 Hattok, Julie 132 Hauser, Bob 156 Hauser. David 132 Hauser. Rich 156 Hawes. Mrs. Judy 28. 119 Hawkins, Beth 148 Hay. John 148, 114 Hayden. Thomas 29. 42. 83, 133 Hayes. Dan 43 Hayes, Mrs. Marilyn 119 Hazlett. Michele 18. 34, 44, 94. 133 Head. Jill 133 Heaster, Cindy 148 Heath, Jenny 156 Heath. Harry 133 Hebert. Brad 156 Heckman. Mrs. Jean 123, 125 Hefr er. Caroline 4. 29. 148 Heimberg, Sue 148 Hein. Mr. Richard 123 Helms. Heidi 37. 60. 156 Henderson, Barb 133 Henderson. Thomas 148 Her drixson. Cheryl 156 Henrichs, Marlise 34. 67. 148 Henriques, Leah 1 18 Henry, Rachel 60, 61. 133 Hensel. Gary 133 Hephner. Roxanne 43 Hernandez. Dawn 29. 87. 133. 156 Hernandez, Jeff 72. 133 Herndon, Sally 34. 35. 56. 148 Heron. Tom 102, 133 Hess. Bill 79. 148 Hess. Diana 156 Hewlett, Chris 148 Hewlett, Michael 91. 156 Hickey. Cindy 148 Hiener, Toni 84. 156 Hildreth. Mrs. Doris 43. 123 Hildreth. Mr. J. 119 Hill. David 148 Hill. Richard 35. 61. 133 HHIenbrand, Cathy 29. 107. 148 Hiller. Pimm 149 Hills. Nancy 60. 61. 156 Hoard. Sandy 56. 156 Hodge. Barb 157 Hodge. Laura 149 Hodurek, Liz 157 Hofferth. Erica 33. 44. 45 HoHerth. Jim 77. 91. 157 Hofferth, John 149 Hofferth, Lisa 40. 133 Hoffman. Mrs. Lernxe 86. 123 Hoffman. Mr. Mark 79. 123 Hoehr er, Anne 163. 112, 133 Hohl, Laura 133. 163 Homan, Mrs. Barbara 118 Honchar, Jackie 157 Hoover. Steve 133. 164 Horvath, Mr. Frank 42. 123 Horwitz, Wendi 80. 61. 149 Hovey. Lori 133 Hovey. Roxy 149 House. Trish 80. 157 House of Beauty 186 Howard. Alison 133 Howard. Bernie 157 Howard, Chris 157 Howard, Denise 149 Howard. Martha 133 Howard. Nancy 84. 157 Howe. Jeff 157 Hoyt. Tom 30. 35. 51. 56. 57. 133 Hreha. Chris 77. 157 Hroma. Laura 34. 61, 157 Hubbell. Ross 35. 57 Huber. Scott 61. 79. 149 Huber. Steve 157 Hudgins. Doug 149 Hughes. Don 35. 60, 61. 157 Huguenard. Jim 157 Huhn. Tami Jo 157 Hunn. Mr. James 58. 123 Hunsberger, Heidi 44. 113, 133 Hunt. Dawn 149 Hunt. Mrs. Phyllis 28. 118 Hurley, Howard 133 Hurst. Bonnie 134 Husmann. Christy 29. 37. 44. 86. 157 Husmann, Julie 149 Hutton, Joe 123. 157 Hutton, Miss Nancy 61. 123 Ikeda. Steve 97 Inches. David 134 lr gram. Julie 56. 161 J Jackson. Denise 149 Jec-n-Jeans 179 Jakab, Tom 79. 134 Jaroszewski, Tony 149 Jaroszewski, Chris 149 Jarrett. Jackie 57, 161 Jarrett. Shannon 149 Jessop. Laura 157 Jessop, Michael 42 Joe Tittle A Sons, Inc. 177 Johansen. Paul 134 Johr son. Arlin 149 Johnson. Mr. Garth 116 Johnson, Mike 35. 61. 149 Johnson, Scott 149 Johnson. Mrs. Vela 123 Johnston. Debbie 44. 149 Johnston. Larry 157 Johnston, Mike 161 Jor es. Bob 122. 149 Jor es. Chris 157 Jor es, Ginger 157 Jones, Keith 77, 107 Jor es. Patricia 134 Joyce. Patrick 61 Julian. Jenny 17. 34 K Kalina, Paul 35, 56. 134 Kallay. Laurie 61. 157 Karcher. Bill 79, 134 Karlos. J. 61 Kassner. Debra 134 Keaton. Jackie 149 Keen. LeAnn 149 Keerte. Brian 149 Keller. Brian 60. 157 Keller. Daryle 3. 60. 79. 149 Keller. Mark 3. 35. 56. 61. 74, 88. 89. 134. 154 Kelley. Tim 134 Kelly, R. 60 Ken ll. Janet 84. 157 Kendrick. Denise 84. 134 Kendrick. Mark 149 Kennir g. Mr. David 43. 123 Kent, Tim 149 Kenworthy, Lynne 44. 84. 149 Kenyon. Lisa 29. 94 Kerlin. Bill 15. 61. 35. 134 Kern. Teresa 157 Kerns. Karen 43, 134 Kerrts, Mrs. Marie 116 Kllgour. Rachel 36. 61, 161 Kim. Mitchel 161 Kim Trin 56 Kirscher. Helen 53. 134. 136 Kleehammer. Kelly 149 Kleist, Greg 157 Klemz, David 157 Klewer. Mat 42 Klirtedinst. Tim 157 Klubhsus 6. 175 Kluth. Mike 149 Knauff, Mr. Myron 116 Kneifel. Bob 149 Kneifel. Lee Anr e 43 Kneifel. Tina 40 Knobkx k, Greg 77. 157 Knoerr hM, Kevin 79, 149 Kobak. Steve 149 Koberna. Susan 157 Koch, Kevin Koday, Diane 134 Koebcke, Larry 149 Koenig, Dave 50. 134, 192 Koetke. Dave 157 Kohihoff. Melanie 149 Kolar, Ed 122. 149 Koiczak. Rick 70 Korgel, Kevin 79. 149 Koskey, Anne Marie 95, 157 Koskey, Tina 51. 134. 192 Kovach. Gregg 157 Kraft. Lori 43 Kratz. Andre 149 Kratz, Mike Kratz, Teresa 157 Kratzenburg. Dawne 86. 107. 157 Krause. Karla 157 Krebs. Ken 86. 134 Krieger, Mike 29. 107, 149 Kroeger. Eric 157, 91 Krueger. Mrs. Alice 119 Krueger. Diane 134 Krueger. Mike 161 Krueger, Paulette 156, 157 Ku. David 44. 134 Ku. Peter 157 Ku. Stephen 135 Kueck. Wendy 149 Kuehl, Mayor Eldon 130 Kuehl. Rob 135 Kuehl. Robert 60. 61. 157 Kuhrts, Chip 157 Kukulies. Gary 115, 135 Kurns. Karen 43 Kurtz, Robin 135 Kuuskvere. Tom 88. 89. 157 Kyes. Lisa 149, 164. 192 L LaBarr, Sheryl 149 Lafferty. Diane 57, 149 Lafferty. Kim 40. 135 Lamberson. Jeff 91. 157 Lambert, Laurie 4, 29, 31. 44. 94, 146. 149 Landgrebe Companies 172 Landgrebe. Neil 135 Landry. Patrick 135 Lang. Paul 157 Langley, Ronald 135 Larr, Marene 135 Larson, Patricia 135 Lasky. Joy 135 Lasky, Pam 86, 157 Lauderbach. Bruce 59. 61 Laube, Mrs. Ruth 123 Lauridsen, Denise 161 Lawrence. Vickie 135 Lazar, Tim 157 Leach, Mrs. Cheryl 123 Leach. Mr. Lance 123 Lebryk, Ms. Judith 123 Lee. Scott 61. 157 Leffew, Kevin 79. 149 Leib, Ricky 149 Lemke, Mike 157 Lemmons. Bill 149 Lethen, Eric 69, 91, 157 Lethen. Lori 18. 29. 35. 36. 44. 135 Leverich, Pat 135 Leveritt. Tim 74. 79. 113, 149 Lewis. Denise 29. 87. 107. 149 Lewis. Freddy 149 Lichtenberger. Brad 29. 79. 149 Ughtcap’s Service, Inc. 177 Lindy, Greg 136 Lines, Rob 136 Linton, Vicki 136 LIpp. Amy 37. 56. 157 Lippens. Scott 103. 157 Local 732 AF of M 174 Loeffler. Lisa 150 Loft. Chris 80 Lohmeyer. Ruth 10. 11. 29. 113, 126. 136 Lolkema. Bryan 150 Lomas. Eileen 157 Lomas, Ken 136 Long, Kathy 136 Lott. Kendall 60. 157 Louderback. Bruce 35. 59, 150 Index — 183 Lovett. Kim 51. 150. 192 Lovett. Tim 90. 91. 157 Lowe. Fern 1 18 Lucaitis. Helen 150 Ludington. Vivian 118 Ludwig. Greg 157 Ludwig. James 150 Ludwig. Kevin 136 Luet e. Kevin 35. 58. 60. 61. 157 Luecke. William 15. 136. 58 Ludewall, Eva 80. 81. 150 Lundgren, Brad Luu. Kim 56 Luu. Lyly 56 Lynch. Beth 4. 107. 112, 158 Lynch. Cathy 150 Lynch. Jim 11. 79. 113. 150 Lyon. Jane 80. 136 M Maciejewski. Tony 158 MacLennan, Ross 150 Mac(k. Jackie 36. 136 Makrid. Paul 158 Madrilejo. Norman 79. 150 Madrilejo. Robetl 77. 158 Magnetti, Tami 61. 150 Mahoney. Mrs. Joan 123 Maiers. Mr. Wesley 59. 123 Makivich. Karen 44, 87. 150 Malackowski, Pat 77, 103. 158 Malasto, Tom 90. 103. 158 Malone. Michael 136 Manago. Susie 150 Manatrey. Mark 137 Mar dello. C. 60 Mandernach. Debbie 29. 158 Mangel. Tom 83. 158 Mankin, Tim 158 Mann. Bill 77. 103. 158 Mannel. Michelle 150 Mantaque. M. 61 March. Scott 150 Marcinkowski. Brett 137 Marine. Scott 76. 77. 158 Marquex. Kathy 158. 56 Markowitz. Steve 150 Marner. Karen 137 Marshall. Denise 158 Marshall. Frank 158 Marshall. John 150 Marshall. Kris 61. 87, 150 Marshall. Millie 60. 87. 107. 137 Martin Binder Jeweler 174 Martin. Dan 158 Martin. Jill 86, 158 Martin, Joe 158 Martin. John 137 Marttn. Todd 150 Martinson. Steve 67. 137 Mason. Dave 88. 164. 137 Masters. Sonja 46, 52. 150 Matchett. Mark 137 Matern. Betsey 137, 34 Mathews. Tim 137 Mathews. Don 158 Mathieu. Debbte 158. 37 Mathieu. Jackie 51, 137, 192 Matsey, Karen 158 Mattoon. Sheryl 150 Maupin, Lori 161 Maupin, Steve 137 Mavity. Mark 29. 137 May. Gordon Mayhew. Teresa 43, 137 McAleer. Dear a 158 McAleer. Tara 150 McAleer. Tina 137 McBride. Cheryl 158 McBride. Todd 150 McCarron. Craig 28, 29. 137, 140, 144 McChrlstian, Joe 161 McColley. Mary 158 McColley. Therese 137 McCorKel. Laurie 150 McCormic. Pamela 137 McDaniels. Beverly 137 McDaniels, Eugerie 150 McDannel, James 158 McDowell. Beth 150 McFadden. Tim 137 McFadden. Tom 44, 137 McFarland. Scott 137 McGill. Sandi 158 McGuire. Helen 34. 158 McGuire. Kathy K. 150 McGuirt. Jim 150 McGuirl. Lisa 158 Mclnerney. Pat 137 Mclnerney, Peggy 86. 158 McKee, Brian 150 McKesson. Lori 57. 150 McKIbben. Dan 77. 158 McKim. Joyce 137 McManus. Cathie 158, 56 McMichael. Mr. James 119 McMichael, Lori 53. 61. 158 McNamara. Liz 150 McNeil. Michelle 158, 56 Mead. Lori 156 Mead. Mark 137 Mead. Scott 158 Medema. Adria 150 Medley. Darin 158 Merryman. David 158 Mertz. Chuck 79, 150 Mertz. Lisa 137 Metrakos. Karen 158 Metrakos. Mike 150 Meyer, Jim 150 Meyer. Julie 43 Meyer. Kent 150 Meyer. Laura 44. 158 Meyer. Melanie 158 Meyers. Kandi 150 Meyers. Janet 57 Micciche. Kim 46. 150 Michell. Anita 137 Milianta. Gina 86. 158 Millender. Jerry 150 Miller, Barb 158 Miller. Chris 61. 150 Miller. Dale 43 Miller. Darlene 150, 170 Miller Glaee Service 170 Miller. Jeff 158 Miller’s Market Mart 160 Miller. Mr. Marlin 123 Miller. Matthew 76. 77. 158 Miller. Mr. Robert 54. 123 Miller. Phil 9. 51. 58. 137. 191, 192 Miller. Steve 79. 150 Mischanko. Ed 137 Mischanko. Joanne 61. 84. 107, 150 Mishler. Kathy 156 Mitchell. Dennis 57. 158 Mitchell, Lisa 10. 11, 113, 115, 126. 138 Mitchell, Luann 56. 156 Mockler. Scott 150 Mohr, Jennifer 158 Molitoris. Karen 150 Moltz Jewelry 162 Moncilovich. George 78, 150 Moncilovich. Milan 61. 77. 91. 158 Mondello. Michelle 37. 138 Moore. Jackie 14, 15. 35, 61. 150 Moore. Kelly 158 Moore. Rod 79 Moran. Gerald 150 Morgan. Steve 138 Morgano. Toni 150 Morrison. Bruce 138 Morrisson. Scott 53. 82. 138 Morthland. Mr. Doug 123 Moseley. Kristen 45. 158 Moser. Diane 34. 44. 138 Moser, Kimberly 37, 41. 138 Moser. Mrs. Mary 119 Moxley, Brad 158 Mrziak. Kristen 150 Mueller. Mike 150 Mueller. Ron 113. 138 Muer ch. Laura 150 Mundt. Mark 60. 102. 150 Munoz. Becky 158 Munoz. Steve 150 Murphy, Kevin 61, 102, 150 Murphy, Maureen 61. 95. 158 Murphy. Mr. Pat 77. 102. 123 Mutka. Mike 88. 158 Myers, Janet 138 Myers. Joni 138 N Nagel. Katie 15. 35. 51. 61. 138, 192 Naillieux, Bruce 60. 61. 158 Nash. Mr. George 116 Neeley. Julie 4. 29. 80. 64. 150 Neis. Eileen 45. 84. 138. 44 Nets. Laura 44. 57. 84, 154. 158 Nelissen. Dale 159 Nelson. Gail 138 Nelson. Joanne 148, 150 Nemeth. Tracey 36. 112. 150 Netzhammer. John 138 Nevills. Larry 161 Newcomb. John 77. 159 Newhard. Chris 44. 159 Nibbe, Jim 138 Nichols. Betty 118 Nielson. Karen 43 Nightirtgale. Kathleen 150 Nightingale. Lance 44. 159 Niland. John 29. 150 Noble. Ms. Alice 67. 124, 114 Noble. Pam 150 Nolen, Debora h 159 Noland. S. 61 Noonan. Suzanrte 29. 94. 107. 159 Norfleet. Paula 138 Norris. Julie 159 Norris. Lance 138 Northern Indiana Bank 173 Norwich Store. The 164 Novak. Bob 159 Novak. Cheryl 150 Nulton. Chris 136 Nuppnau. Mrs. Sharon 119 Nusbaum. David 61. 159 o O’Connell. Joan 151 O ' Connor. Pat 159. 163 O ' Dell. Mike 61. 77. 159 Oglesby. Kenneth 29. 79. 115. 19. 138 O’ Kelly. Cathy 161 Oldfield. Michelle 57. 66. 159 Olson. Amy 138 Olszewski. Jeanette 36. 44. 73. 138 Olszewski. Nancy 159 Orange Bowl 177 Osburn. Mr. Steve 124 Osterhaut. Tim 90. 103, 159 Ostling. Allan 36. 159 Overton. Jackie 56. 86, 159 Overton, Mark 64, 151 Owens. Rhonda 61, 151 P Page. Scott 159 Paits. Amy 151 Parkes. Donald 61. 138 Parkes. Nancy Pasquela. Mark 68 Pauley. Bruce 58, 79. 139 Paul, Irene 138 Pauley. Sheryl 34. 35. 56, 151 Pavich. Gary 79. 151, 113 Pearce. David 151 Pearson. Julie 35. 139. 56 Pedavoli. Dave 151 Peloso. Debbie 60. 61. 159 Peloso. Mrs. Sue 119 Pence. Brenda 151 Pence. Shannon 151. 159 Pera. Jeffery 139 Parkina, Pancake and Steak House 165 Perrine. Jeffery 139 Peters, Cathy 34, 35. 56, 151 Peters. Cindy 47, 159 Peterson, Donald 139 Peterson, Kimberly 57. 140 Peterson. Troy 159 Philips. Doug 161 Philips, Jonathon 29. 61. 90. 152 Phillips. Ms. Margaret 124 Philips. Suzie 29, 94. 151 Phipps. Kevin 151 Piazza. Chris 77. 159 Pierce. Kevin 161 Pines Ski Lodge 162 Pinkerton. Mr. John 124 Pioneer. National Title 160 Piper. Doreen 140 Pisarski, Cary 161 Pitts. Shawn 140 Pitts. Steve 61. 88. 159 Pittman. Allan Pittman. Del 79. 151 Platt. Andrea 61. 151 Platt. Jeff 140 Polarek. Dwayne 159 Polite. Joe 169 Pollack, Scott 140 Polizotto, Bart 29. 83. 159 Ponchar, Jane 29. 45, 60. 84, 159 Poncher. Julie 29. 60. 61. 151 Porter. Diane 140 Porter. Leigh 151 Potis. John 159 Potis. Maggie 84. 107. 151. 173 Powell. 151 Powers. Polly 57, 65. 151 Powers. Rex 159 Prahlow. Christopher 3. 90. 140 Prahlow. Joe 61. 82. 91. 159 Presscott, Doug 88 Prescott. Robert 122. 151 Preston. Mr. Mark 124 Priano. Anthony 19. 75. 79. 115. 140 Pritchett. Mr, Dan 124 Pritchett. Mrs. Kim 119 Prowant. Georgia 118 Pullins, Wally 151 Punter. Mr. Robert 90. 124 Pyke. Bob 159 Pyle. Jim 159 Q Quiggle, Dave 159 R Rader, Andy 151 Rains. Ron 61. 77. 159 Ramso. Brent 140 Ranalli. Angie 29. 44. 146. 151 Rar alli. Rina 112, 159 Rasmussen. Mr. Sam 124 Rast. Peter 61. 83. 159 Ray. Larry 159 Raymond. Donnie 79. 102. 151 Rea, Don 35. 56. 151 Rea. TerriAnn 159 Reaman. Mike 90. 103. 159 Redding, Melanie 50. 51, 151, 192 Redding, Tracey 84, 140 Redman. Dana 112, 159 Redman, Debra 57. 140 Redelman. Joe 151 Redenbacher. Orville 7, 12 Reed’s Nursery 177 Reed. Doug 159 Reed, Jon 57 Reed. Paul 42 Reeder. Debbie 159 Reggie. Erica 84. 151 Reggie. Mr, Sid 18. 77. 79. 124 Reichard. Tom 17. 89. 159 Reif. Char 40 Reiner. Mark 89. 159 Reinhertz. Melinda 29. 40, 140 Reno. Becki 114, 159 Renshaw, Dave 35. 61. 151 Rescke. Susan 60. 61, 159 Resh, Tammy 159 Reshkin. Karen 45, 60. 151 Rettinger. John 159 Reynolds, Dawn 43. 140 Reynolds. Nick 35. 151. 61 Rhew. Ronnie 161 Rhinehart. Mr, Lew 45. 67. 91. 124 Rhoda, Mr, Robert 124 Rhodes. Jeff 15 1 Rhynard. Donald 34, 35. 36. 61. 140. 168 Rice, Mr. Thomas 84. 124 Richert, T. 61 Richie. Jim 159 Riggs. Cheryl 36. 37, 140 Risk. Pam 43. 140 Risk, Mr. R. James 116 Risk. Susan 44, 56. 107, 154. 159 Ritchea, Darrell 159 Ritz. James 160 Roberts. Carol 95. 160 Roberts. Rich 169 Roberts. Susan 14. 56. 160 Robertson. Karen 37, 160 Robinson. Katie 174 Rogers, Carol 140 Rogness, Judy 61. 160 ’Round the Clock Restaurant 169 Rubel. Vicki 60. 160 Rudolf. Verena 131, 140 Runk, Roger 160 Rush. Judy 36. 140 Russell. Troy 61. 160 Ruwersma. Wendall 141 RX Optical, Inc. 164 Ryding, Burl 60 5 Sachs, Ellie 29. 45. 67. 84, 107. 113. 141, 144 Sachs. Tom 77. 160 Salo. Keith 160 Samay. Kathy 64. 152 Samay. Sandi 43. 141 Samocki. Bob 161 Sanford, Keith 61. 141 Satterlee. Kathleen 41, 152 Sausman, Robin 152 Sawyer. Tom 12. 51. 141. 178. 192 Sawyer Transport Inc. 178 Scheffer. Mrs. Alice Scheller. Mairanne 160 Schemehorn. Andy 161 Schueler. Dawn 29. 95. 118. 152 Schulz, Kathleen 95, 141 Schultz Floral Shop 162 Schultz, Marcie 61. 162. 141 Schultz, Sandra 17, 35, 61. 160, 162 Scott. Bruce 152 Scott, Mr, Don 124 184 — Index Scott, Ira 42 Scott, Jennifer 152 Scott. Jim 19 Seeber, Carolyn IS, 35, 59, 61, 141 Selby. Timm 152 Senbenbaugh, Rebecca 60. 61. 160 Shadrick. Kelly 15. 152 Shauer. J. 61 Shaver, Jeff 17. 160 Schena Robert 160 Schenk. Mark 152 Schiek. Mike 60. 160 Schmucker. John 77. 99. 112. 134, 135. 141 Scholl. Katie 9. 51. 141, 192 Scholl, Mary 160 Schroeder. Bob 141 Schroeder. Dan 160 Schroeder. Neil 79, 159 Schroeder, Rachel 47. 56. 160 Schroeder. Scott 141 Schroeder. Sheila 86. 95. 160 Schroeder. Tom 60. 152 Schroer. Stacey 160 Schuck. Alan 160 Schuck, Steve 152 Shepard. Kevin 160 Sherbondy, Jim 160 Sheridan. Dawn 160, 56 Shiek. Mike 61. 77. 112 Shimokowa. Koji 4. 31. 57. 141 Shinabargar. Connie 152 Shinall. Debbie 160 Shinabargar. Robert 141 Shore. S. 61 Shumate. Thomas 160 Siar. Richard 160 Siebert, Mary 80, 152 Sienkowski, Randy 29, 82. 121, 152 Silhavy, Jeff 160 Silhavy, Tammy 160 Silhavy, Tina 40. 141 Simon. Kim 29. 36. 44, 113. 141 Sims. Jon 160 Simson, Jar»e 44. 56. 57. 160 Sinclair. Sandy 160 Singer, Darren 141 Sizen. Lynda 84. 141 Sjobeck. Ulla 131. 141 Skinner. D an 141 Smith. Joyce 152 Smith. Lisa 152. 174 Smith, Paul 16. 41. 141 Smith, Scott 141 Smith. Todd 152 Smitherman. Greg 160 Smyth, Michael 61. 160 Snider. Debbie 107. 141 Snodgrass, Scott 112, 152 Snyder. Amy 160 Snyder. Mr. Lester 122. 124 Soiiday, Scott 153 Solomon. Eddie 152 Sonaty, Kim 141 Sorenson. Jonathon 35, 160 Sorenson, Mrs. Margaret 19 Southlake Tennis Club 181 Sovich. Tim 77. 160 Sowers, Ciaudie 152 Sowers. Hubert 141 Sowinski. Eve 141 Speckhard. Dan 152 Spells, Nathan 61. 141 Spencer, Julie 141 Spencer. Rob 152 Sperry. George 160 Spicola, Richard 152 Spicola, Rita 141 Spoor. Starla 152 Spring. Dave 61. 160 Stalbaum. Mrs. Cynthia 40. 124 Stalbaum. Tom 160 Staley. Nancy 160 Standiford. Blaine 160 Stanier. Mr. Charles 79. 124 Staumbaugh. Bruce 149 Stark. Anne 107. 152 Stark, Becky 107. 160 Stark. Christopher 152 Starkey, Garry 141 Slant. Jim 140. I4i Stavreff, Mike 14. 15. 36. 61. 152 St. Clair. Kim 152 Steckler, Bruce 160 Stedman, Ronnie 56. 152 Steel. Steve 42. 152 Steele. Kathy 141 Steeves, John 44. 66, 152 Steinbrecher. Paul 61. 74. 88. 152 Steinhilber. Rose 141 Stelling. Harold 161 Stephan. Fred 89 Stephan. Mrs. Mary Kay 124 Stever. Todd 153 Stewart. Doug 141 Stewan. Mark 152 Stewart. Sally 118 Stipp, Chuck 161 Stipp, Les 90. 91. 160 Stokes, Kenneth 160 Stokes. Mr. Tom 124 Stombaugh. Bruce 79, 152. 191 Stombaugh. Mrs. Joan 1 18 Stone. Peggy 152 Stone. Rhonda 160 Stoner. Manha 56. 35, 141 Stordeur, Mrs. Billie 1 19 Stout. Russell 160 Stout. Wanda 141 Stratt. J. 60 Stratton. Anne 61. 84. 152 Straton. Julie 35. 37. 60, 61. 160 Stritof. Andy 12. 42. 152 Stritof. Jennifer 95. 107, 160 Strong, Robert 79. 143 Strongbow Turkey Inn 163 Struebig. Leland 77. 160 Sturdevant. Laura 160 Sullivan, Chris 161 Sullivan, Holly 160 Sullivan. Sean 67, 143 Summers. Pamela 152 Sumner. Lisa 57. 152 Sutherlin, Wanda 57. 152 Sutton. Mr. Robert 2. 45. 116. 117 Sutton, Scott 160 Swank. Richard 160 Swain. Dave 153 Swann. Sadonna 34. 61. 143 Swann, Shannon 61. 35, 152 Swanson. Dave 42. 143 Swanson, Tom 152 Sweet. Mr. Virgil 124 Swickard, Lillian 118 Swimming. Boys’ 98, 99 Swimming, Girls ' 84, 85 T Taber. Amber 6l. 160 Talley, Cindy 57. 160 Talmadge. Debbie 152 Tarala, Lori 161 Tauck, Kim 160 Taylor. Bob 77. 160 Taylor. Darlene 152 Taylor, Greg 160 Teachout. Robert 152 Telshow, Nate 61. 77. 103. 160 Telshow. Susan 152 Tempest, John 77. 160 Tennis. Boys’ 88, 89 Tennis, Girls’ 110, 111 Terpstra, Brian Terwilling, Sharlene 161 Thomas. Bill 79. 143 Thomas. Jon 29. 90. 152 Thompson. Dan 143 Thompson. Linda 152 Thompson. Sara 51. 152 Thompson. Scott 43. 143 Thoreson, Mark 153 Thoreson, Tim 79. 143 Three Wiehee 163 Tiebert. Judy 153 Tincher. Troy 143 Tittlee 177 Tonner. Brian 44. 45, 143 Toth. Scott 161 Track. Boys ' 104. 105 Track, Girls ' 106. 107 Trapp, Joanna 45. 73. 126. 143 Tressler, Sheila 143 Trimble. Kelly 153 Triscik. Dean 153 Trowbridge. Glenda 143 Trowbridge, Stacey 37, 161 Trowbridge. Todd 79. 153 Troman, Kay 118 Troy. Jay 161 Tucker. Brenda 57. 153 Tucker. Mark 126. 143 Tucker, Missy 75, 113 Tucker. Pam 50, 51. 143. 192 Tucker. Renata 118 Tudor, Sharon 45. 143 Turner. Tim 18. 102, 153 Two Coueine 168 u Ulman. Laura 87. 153 Ungurait. John 35. 143 United Steteo 8teel 167 Upton. Steve 42. 144 Uridei. Doug 79 Ukn, Mamie 56. 161 Underwood. Betsy 37. 161 Urschel. Mark 161 V Vaka, Michael 153 Vaka. Todd 161 Vaka. Tony 118 Vale of Pardiee 171 Valette. Dalynn 180 Valparaiso Office Supply 160 Vance. Chris 153 Vanhook. Mark 153 VanKeppel. Todd 29. 44. 79. 102. 158 VanSenus, John 77, 161 Vendl. Robert 58. 153 Vass. Delphine 161 Vass. Joni 36. 113. 144 Vass. Jeanie 107. 113, 161 Veatch, Jim 161 Verdi. Bob 58 Versteeg. Steve 61. 161 Vondran, Nancy 61. 161 Venekamp. Bob 61, 153 Ventura. Luara 67, 144 Venturini. Franklin 65. 153 Vercos. Stacia 153 Verde. Stephanie 11. 144. 10 Vernich. Dawn 40. 144 Veselica, Kathleen 9. 51. 170. 144, 192 VIkettes. 112. 113 Vocke. Cheryl 29. 44. 84. 107. 153 Vondran. Susan 29 Vondran. Susan 44. 80. 146. 153 Von Tobel Lumber 179 Vorwald. Robert 61. 144 w Wagner. Brenda 86 Walker, Dan 3. 19. 79. 113. 144 Walker. JoAnn 43. 144 Walker. Kandi 43 Walker. Mrs. Lorie 125 Walls. Kim 161 Walsh. John 161 Walsh. Mary 161 Walsh. Miss Nancy 125 Walters. Bill 35. 41. 65. 153 Walters. Dave 144. 56. 35 Walters, Tomi 153 Ward. Kirk 61. 161 Ward, Tammy 73 Ward, Vera 118 Wareham. Dan 161 Wareham. Susan 40. 144 Wark. Charles 153 Warwick. Jackie 161 Warwick, John 161 Washek. Jim 161 Washek. Sandra 144 Waseman. Debbie 34, 44. 60. 161 Watson. Sheila 161 Watt. Ardele 161 Watts. Albert 161 Watts. Dan Watts. K. 61 Watts. Mr, Mark 79. 125 Watts. Sue 29. 94. 144 Waymire. Stacey 29. 44. 153 Wayne. Bret 144 Wear. R. 61. 144 Webber. Greg 144 Weber. Gwen 161 Weber. Miss Bonnie 125 Weber. Valerie 61. 153 Wheling. Jeff 74. 83. 144 Weichert. Brian 153 Weigel. Jerry 161 Weiler. Rob 144 Welander, Anneli 144 Welch. Beth 145 Welch. Kelley 11. 145 Wells. Kathy 153 Welsh. Bridgette 37. 68 Wesley, Ann 37. 153 Wessel. Susan 57, 37 West. Cindy 112, 161 West, Conrad 79. 145 West. Mrs. Rachel 119 West. Suzanne 56. 57 Westergren. Scott 153 Whaling. Pat 161. 91 Whaling. Tim 145 Wheeler. Julianr 40 Wheeler. Rick 161 Wheeler. Robert 153 White. Brenda 153 White, Eric 145 White. Miss Lirtda 125 Wido World of Travol 164 Wiencken, Julie 11. 145 Wiens, Carol 37. 60, 61. 44 Wigren. Lynn 40 Wikle. Brian 51. 102, 145. 192 Wilhelm. Connie 46. 57. 169. 153 Wilhelm. Lori 161 Will. Scott 79. 145 Williamson, Miss Ruth 122. 125 Willis. Cindy 95. 161 Willis, Lewis 61 Wilson. Jeff 70 Wilson. Kurt 103. 161 Wilson. Mrs. Patricia 125 Winters. Kevin 153 Winters. Kim 145 Wixon, Alice 153 Wixon, John 153 Woodrich. Kathy 37, 60. 153 Wolje, Jeff 161 Wood. Laura 44. 153 Woodruff. Sherry 153 Woods, Kathie 36. 40, 145 Worthen. Steve 145 Wray. Kathy 40. 145 Wrestling 96, 97 Wright. Don 161 Wroblewski. Terri 56 Y Yates. Kim 161 Yellow. Brick Road 174 Yocum, Katie Yoder. Sidonie 16 Young. R. 60. 43 Youngmark. Linnea Lang z Zell. Patty 72. 153 Zell. Rose 145 Zerry, Patty 161 Zeiger. Amy 145 Zeiger. Rick 153 Zimmerman. Mrs. Gloria 51, 125 Zombik, Scott Zombik, Sherry 145 Zooi. Mark 153 Zorick. Paul 145 Zrodlowski. James 145 we DON’T CUT YOU DOWN we JUST TRIM YOU TO size 188 — Ada CostM’ Deli Department offere a wide variety of quality meats and cheeses at affordable prices. cosms fOODS COSnSFOM JOHh BA K Your shopping trip will b« more enjoyable it you visit Costas, with its friendly atmosphere and excellent service. — Costas Foods, 2800 Calu« met Ave., Valparaiso, 464-3571. Ads — 187 curreni ewenti Hostage crisis dominates year’s events S eptember: General Morors an- nounces rhar by 1985 barrery operored cors will be on the marker. Correr scores rhe lowest of oil Americon Presidenrs ever on public opinion Polls. October: Pope John Poul II visits rhe United Stores. His visit included o 37 hours sroy in Chicogo. Nobel Peoce Prize oworded to Mother Tereso, o Corholic nun, for her 33 years of work in slums of Indio. U S. Marines land in Cubo os port of reinforcement exercise. Moshe Doyon resigns os Israel ' s Foreign Minister. Koreon President is ossosinored. November: Former 1sr lody, Momie Eisenhower dies or oge 82. Senator Ted Kennedy onnounced his candidacy for rhe 1980 Presidential election. Americon Embassy is seized in Teheran, Iron, 61 hosroges held coprive. Block and female hosroges lorer releosed. December: Correr onnounced his condidocy for rhe 1980 Presidential elec- tion. 50 Americans remoin hostage in Iron Superintendent Joe Honnon on- nounces rhor rhe Chicogo School Board holds insufficenr funds to poy teachers. George Meony, president of rhe AFL- CIO, dies or oge 85. JortuQty: 50 Americons remoin cap- tive in Iron Major curbock in pay for 188 — Current Events Chicago schools is onnounced. Supreme Court Justice Wm. O. Douglos dies. Gold reaches record high of S800. Chicago teachers boycott Chicogo Public School System, three weeks without pay. Jim- my Duronre dies of pneumonia or age 86. Six Americons, who were horbored for three months in Canadian Embassy in Iron, escope. The possibility of boycotting rhe Moscow Summer Olympics arises. America purs on emborgo on groin soles to rhe Russians. February: Reogon and Correr win in New Hompshire Primory. Inf lotion rote is expected to increase 18%. Chicogo Fire- man go on strike. Eric Heiden wins record 5 Gold Medols in 1980 Winter Olympics. March: 50 Americans remoin hostage in Iron. Gocy found guilty of oil 33 mur- ders — Jury turns down insoniry defense. April: Eight servicemen killed in Corr- er ' s attempt to rescue 50 Americon hos- tages in Iron. Unleaded gooline hits $1.25 per gollon. Alfred Hitchcock dies or oge 80. Thousands of Cubons flee by boat- loads to Florido. " Kromer vs. Kramer " rokes 5 Oscors, including Best Picture. Carter announced no Americons to or- rend Moscow Olympics. May: Yugoslovio’s President Tito dies ot age 87. 50 Hostoges remoin coprive. Expressing the feelings of the citizens of Valpar- aiso. CLM Reoltors posts a sign to serve os a re- minder of the crisis In Iron. FOR U.S.ARN NEAREST RECRUITING STATION The Government may be colling on us again to serve our duty, soy some Congressional members. If so, we moy be seeing more of Uncle Sam’s infamous pointing finger’. Kim Luu. a member of a Vietnomese fomily brought to Volporoiso by a locol church, at- tends dosses at VMS. in addition to her after- noon tucforing in English. Pope John Poul II wos the first Pope to visit the U.S. In cfecotJes. He macJe stops in six cities including New York. Philodelphio, ond Chicago, before ending his six doy tour. In November 1979. Iranian students took over the U.S. Em- bossy in Tehran, Iron. The Outdoor Sign Company then spon- sored a billboord on Calumet Ave. which originally reod " Fight Dock, Drive 55 " . It wos then altered to express on- other opinion. Current Events — 189 S erring our ro complere o rosk and obroining rhe reword of occomplishmenr is o self-fulfillmenr rhor even rhe man of rhe 80 ' s Connor reploce wirh compurers. Wherher ir is consrrucring o building, wriring o song, or poinring o ponroir, rhe obiliry of any mon ro express his orignioliry and uniqueness will conrinue ro allow him ro shape his own idenriry. An orrisr ' s mosrerpiece rokes many years of procrice. Jusr os rhe Greor Wall of Chino rook cenruries ro build, Renoir finished his firsr poinring over o period of several years. Similarly, only ofrer years of research, rriumphs, and foilures was man ' s desire ro land on rhe fTKDon realized. Yer, rhe finol ourcome for oil rhese occomplish- menrs was o mark in hisrory. AIrhough rhe VHS srudenr ' s gools and occomplishmenrs were nor os world reknown, rhey hod on offecr on rhe general audience or bond — rhe 1979-80 srudenr body. In rhe beginning of rhe yeor, sophonnores were faced wirh rhe rosk of odjusring ro rhe heaic, more demanding pace of VHS, while seniors berried " senioriris " rhroughour rhe year. During rhe year evenrs such os rhe defeor of rhe senior girls by rhe junior girls in Powder puff foorboll, dressing " aozy " ro win boys ' boskerboll seaionol rickers, shov ing one ' s head ro cur seconds off one ' s rime or rhe Boys ' Srore swimming meer, and disrriburing eggs ro promore o Senior Governmenr Doy moyorol condidore olrered rhe schedule of everyday dosses. Nor only did rhese evenrs breds rhe monorony rhey allowed srudenrs rhe chance ro abandon on old srereorype. Similar ro famous orrisrs, each srudenr was given rhe chonce ro express his idenriry. By learning from rhese experiences — rhe rowdy rimes os well os rhe more serious momenrs — srudenrs could correc rheir misrokes ond conrinue ro srrive for rheir goals. For seniors rhis primarily meonr preparing for life ofrer high school, bur for oil srudenrs rhe rosk meonr gerring your ocr rogerher ond holding firmly ro whor one believed in. In orher words, consrrucring A Finol Mold. Anticipating college next yeot. senior Sherry deceiving o first place medal for the 200 IM at Dobbins tolks with Counselor Jock Hildreth state finals is senior Nothon Bretscher. about university requirements ond curriculum. 190 — Closing Parading down Lincolnway during the first annual Popcorn Festivol Is the VHS Flag Corps. To ease ' seniorltis ' ond to protest o policy bonning carry-out pizzas, seniors orga- nized o cofeterlo boycott and opted for picnic lunches. Skywolkln ' cenrer Phil Miller rockets into the alt to grab o defensive rebound against Chesterton while Roger Horden sets up for on outlet pass. The human megaphone. Druce " Stu” Stom- bough clolms the VIkes ore 1 despite their 5th ploce ronk. Closing — 191 192 1980 VALENIAN STAFF Editors-in-chief Album Editors David Koenig Joner Dombrowski Pom Tucker Cindy Hollberg Orion Wikie Advertising Editors Activities Editor Paul Alvorez Katie Scholl Kim Ferroll Clubs Editors Liso Kyes Corolyn Dougherty Photographers Tino Koskey Eric Choron Korie Nogel Marry Filipowski Academics Editors Business Managers Jockie Morhieu Jeff Gordin Saro Thompson Tom Hoyr Sports Editors Adviser Kim Lovett Mrs. Gloria Zimmerman Phil Miller Contributing Photographers Melonie Redding Mory Rose Dougherty Faculty Editors Dovid Koenig Tom Sowyer Tom Sowyer Korhy Veselico Drion Wikle Album Editors Mr. Mark Zimmermon Jusr as oil good things must come ro on end, so does rhe production of o yearbook. Despite the long hours of work, rhe inobiliry ro overcome personoliry clashes or ro overthrow rhe obstinacy of certain individuols, rhe sroff and mony others helped moke rhis book a reoliry. We would like ro rhonk rhe foliowing people for their patience and high tolerance level: Mr. Dob Henning of American Yeorbook Co., cover orrisr Mr. Roberr Ohier, current events corroonisr Eric Brant, endsheer artist Ron Mueller, rhe Leorning Center Staff, ond Root Phorogrophers Special rhonl- ro photographer Morry Filipowski for his dedication which enobled us ro make each deodline. And lost, bur by for nor leosr, a big THANK YOU ro Mrs. Z, our yeorbook adviser. Acknowledgements All headlines in this book were set by Josten’s except the Opening, Closing, and the label- headlines in Album, which used Formatt graphic art. All tool lines were handset by the staff. All body copy was set in 10- point, and all captions in 8-point Helvetica type, except the Opening which used Serif Goth- ic, and Activities which used Optima. This book was printed on 80-pound gloss paper at Jos- ten’s American Yearbook Com- pany in Clarksville, Tennessee. The endsheets were designed by Ron Mueller, and the cover was conceived by David Koenig, and designed by Mr. John Ohier.

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