Tennessee Preparatory School - Beacon Yearbook (Nashville, TN)
- Class of 1983
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LISA GRIS WELL
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MARILYN HOLMES - TYPIST
HIGH sci-fool BUILDING
ADVISOR - PAUL BARNARD
EDITOR - ANGELA STROUD
THE TENNESSEE PREPARA TOR Y SCHOOL WAS FOUNDED IN l885. BY THE LA TE COLONEL E. W. COLE, AS A
MEMORIAL TO HIS SON RANDALL, WHO WAS KILLED ACCIDENTALLY AT AGE NINETEEN. TODAY IT IS
CONSIDERED PART OF THE SPECIAL SCHOOLS DIVISION OF THE TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCA TION.
NEGLECTAND DEPENDEN T CHILDREN AGES TWEL VE TO SE VEN TEEN, FROM ALL AREAS OF TENNESSEE, ARE
PLA CE HERE. THE CHILDREN ARE PROVIDED HOUSING, FOOD, CLOTHING, EDUCA TION, MEDICAL, AND
DENTAL SER VICES, AND COUNSELING PROGRAMS, EX TRA-CURRICULUM ACTIVITIES ARE AVAILABLE FOR
THOSE WISHING TO PARTICIPATE.
THE SCHOOL HAS BEEN A MEMBER OF THE SOUTHERN ASSOCIA TION OF COLLEGES AND SCHOOLS SINCE
I 935. MANY T.P.S. GRADUATES HA VE CONTINUED THEIR EDUCATION AND HOLD DEGREES FROM SUCH
INSTITUTIONS AS AUBURN, VANDERBILT, TENNESSEE TECH, GEORGE PEABODY, UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE.
AND MANY OTHERS. THE SCHOOL HAS A WELL BALLANCED CURRICULUM. OFFERING NOT ONLY INDIVID-
UALIZED PROGRAMMING AND COLLEGE PREPARA TORY COURSES BUT ALSO A NUMBER OF VOCA TIONAL
TENNESSEE PREPARA TORY SCHOOL HAS BEEN THE HOME FOR THOUSANDS. IT HAS SEEN MUCH GROWTH
AND MANY CHANGES UNDER THE LEADERSHIP OF DEDICA TED AND CAPABLE SUPERINTENDENTS. OWING
TO THE HARD WORK AND PERSIS TENC Y OF OUR PRESENT SUPERINTENDENT, DR. AJ. RUMBA UGH, WE WILL
SOON SEE THE BEGINNING OF THE BUILDING PROGRAM OF ALL NEW AND INOVA TI VE FACILITIES TO
COMPLEMENT EXISTING AND NEW, PROGRESSIVE PROGRAMS ON T.P.S. CAMPUS.
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Will the real colgate girl please step forward? Marilyn are you going to share your food or not?
GRA DUATING CLASS
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monkey see, monkey do. I will never say that again!
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CLASS OFFICERS - President - Bill Shoulders
Vice Pres - Terry Dill
Sec. Treas. - Traye Buckner
Anthony A very
Nadine Benton Emmitt Boxley Troye Buckner
Anita Calloway Micheal Cody Shelia Cozart
John Crenshaw Terry Dill Roland Edmonds
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Michael Sanders Bill Shoulders Joe Thompson
Joey Tims Darrell Turner Bernadette Valentine
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Vice President - Chiffonda Washington
Sec. Treasurer - Mike French
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'X HIGH scHooI PRINCIPAL
Mr. John Bunnell
Mr. John Bunnell, a native of Hart County, Kentucky, joined the high
school faculty in August, I 979. He taught before becoming principal
March IO, I 980 He came to TPS from Humboldt, Tennessee, where he
had worked as teacher, counselor, and principal. Mr, Bunnell is endeavor-
ing to provide capable leadership for his faculty and students by setting a
good example of patience, understanding, and love.
MR. PAUL BARNARD - VLL
Mks. DOLORES Blkowfu - HEALTHXECONOMICS
MRS. NANCY BRITTLE - MATHEMATICS
MRS. SANDRA CARTER - REMEDIAI. READING
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MRS. VIRGINIA COLEMAN - HOME ECONOMICS
MR. LEON CA THEY - GENERAL METALS 1 ' 'M 4'
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MRS. JOANNE COTTEN - GUIDANCE COUNSELOR
MRS. SHERRY CUMMINGS - ENGLISH
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MR. JOHN DUKE - ART
MR. JAMES GA YLOR - DRIVER EDUCATION
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MRS. BE TTYE JO HACKETT - PHYSICAL EDUCA TION
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MR. LD. HACKETT - AUTO MECHANICS
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MR. JOHN HARRELL - VIP
MR. KEN HEAD - PHYSICAL EDUCATION
MRS. BETTY JUDD - BIOLOGY. GENERAL SCIENCE
MR. JOE NA VE - GUIDANCE COUNSELOR
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MR. CHARLES S TEIGER - PRINTING
MRS. ANNETTE SPITZER - ENGLISH
MR, JAMES SULLIVAN - WOODWORKING
MR. BOBBY TODD - ENGLISH
MR. GERALD WILLIAMS - CHEMISTRK GENERAL SCI-
DR. MAX VANN - MATHEMATICS
MRS. FRL-'DRICKA WILSON - BUSINESS EDUCATION
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MR. PAUL WILSON - COORDINA TING TEACHER
MRS. KATHERINE FLETCHER - SECRETARY
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MRS. SHARON WORK - FOOD SERVICE
MRS. LINDA WILSON - VLL AIDE
MRS. EMMA CA THEY - MA TH AIDE
MRS. BARBARA PRIDE - HOUSEKEEPING
HIGH SCHOOL STAFF
MRS. NOVELLA FRAME - READING AIDE
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Mr. Burrell Crowell, a native of Beech Grove, Tennessee, began his
work at Tennessee Preparatory School with the l96 7-68 school year. He
had previously served as principal of Connelly Junior High School. Lewis-
burg, Tennessee. The Middle School has made much progress under his
direction and he has provided capable leadership for both students and
MR. CHARLES BRINKLEY - SCIENCE
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MRS. BARBARA elses - READING gl,...,f 3?
MR. J.D. BURKE - COORDINA TIAIG TEACHER
MR. JERRY CLAY - READING 5 PHYSICAL ED.
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MRS. SARA GA YLOR - GRAMMAR
MR. GENE LEWIS - TITLE I MA TH
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MRS. BRENDA LINEBARGER SPELLING 5 WRITING
MRS. CAREY PARIS - MA THEMA TICS
MRS. KATHERINE NEIGHBORS - LIBRARIAN
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LINDA DUNCAN - SECRETARY
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NANCY MINOR - TITLE I MA TH AIDE
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DR. A. JACK RUMBAUGH -- EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF STA TE
Dr. Rumbaugh came to Tennessee Preparatory School with experience as an
Administrator and teacher in Innercity and Rural Schools in Ohio. He com-
pleted a bachelor of Science Degree in Education at Kent State University,
Kent, Ohio, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Education Administration at
George Peabody College for Teachers, Vanderbilt University. While in
school, Dr. Rumbaugh 's career objective was to serve in an educational
setting in a position that would provide an opportunity to influence and
improve the quality of educational opportunity for all children. Dr. Rum-
baugh has also instituted several changes in the TPS program including a PIP
Appeals Committee and the Superintendent's Advisory Council.
In June, I 982 Dr. Rumbaugh was named the Exec. Dir. of State Special
Schools. He is charged with the administrative responsibilities for the four
special schools: TPS, TSB, TDS and York Agricultural Institute. The challenges
facing Dr. Rumbaugh and the State Special Schools call for innovative leader-
ship and new direction.
He has also served as a consultant on various committees dealing with
child care. He and Mrs. Rumbaugh ha ve two sons, Da vid and Michael. Mrs.
Rumbaugh is a registered nurse and both boys attend schools in Dickson
Erskine P. Ausbrooks Jr. -
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Oscar H, Few - Director of Student Living
Carl Jernigan - Chief of Administrative Service Flo,-ine Wilspn - Secretary tc Executive Director
ADMINISTRA Tl VE STA FF
Sarah Nabors - Director of Admission Denise Cathey - Clerk II
Joyce Clark - Secretary Sue Dewberry - Senior Account Clerk
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Rose Marie Pack - Junior ACCOUHI Clerk Betty Richardson -- Personnel Technician
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ADMINISTRA Tl VE STA FF
Carrie Moore - Senior Account Clerk .l.E. Ragan - Administrative Assistant
William K. Lewis - Director of Adjunctive Services Elizabeth F. Heiman - Chief Dormitory supervisor
ADJUNC Tl VE SERVICES
Irving Johnson - Director of Adjunctive Bessie King - Chief Dormitory Supervisor
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CHAPLAIN BUFORD COCKRUM BROTHER COCKRUM AND ANGELA STROUD.
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MR. DA VIS - SUPERINTENDENT SCHOOL FOR DEAF
MRS. COHEN - SECRETARY AND pp, RuM3,4U5H
GOVERNOR LAMAR ALEXANDER
Dr. Robert I.. McEIraph -
Commissioner of Education
Back row: Hugh T. McDade. Eleanor Rooks. John E. Seward, Jr.. Jan Buxton, A. Lynn Greer.
Jr., May Alice Ridley. Chairman Robert L McElrath. Nancy G. Rucker
Front row: Billy Ray Vinson. R.B. "Pete" Hailey. Florence lefHer. John Ferguson. Not
shown: Edward C. Blank.
Members af the state board of Education
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VIRGINIA JENKINS FRANCES GRIM
AUDRE Y CAPAUL GEORGE YOUNGKINS
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First row: - .loy Wixson, Delora Spence, BJ. Place, Robby
second row: - Melinda Arnett, Tom Davidson, Jimmy Ba-
Tom Davidson BJ. and her pillows.
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Phillis Johnson - L.P.N.
Bernice Chambers - Certified
Edna Toombs - Clerk Dental Assistant
Ruby Austin - R.N.
Winona Smith - L.P.N.
Billie Smith - Dental Assistant
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Patsy Williams - St, Il Joyce Pippin - 'lr' Acc' Clerk Arthur Ezell - Receiving Clerk
Dvylv Talley - Warehouse Judy McGregor - Clothing Roam
Greg Heiman - St.
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Sue Cashwell - Chief of Security
Bill Duncan - Assistant to Chief
Mike Sullivan - Juvenile Liaison officer
Dave Scott Security Guard Mary Million - Security
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CA FE TERIA PERSONNEL
Richard O. Walker
Linda Reid, Wendell Brown, Printice Merriweither
Joe Hathaway. Linda Reid, John Haddock, Lilia Carter Regina Bell, Steve Hathaway
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MORRIS JACKSON JOANN JOHNSON JEROME MCCULLOUGH
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JEWEL SCOTT FLOSSIE TURNER MR. 5 MRS. WINKLES
ETHEL WHITE MRS. DeRO55ETT
DORMI TOR Y SUPER VISORS
This is why I 'm S0 Slrvllg- Nol I can 'I play ball now!
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Left to Right - Johnny Johnson, Doug Talley, Michael Cody, Robert Owens, Jeff Boxley,
Chiffonda Washington, William McKim, Paul Keel, Bill Shoulders, John Crenshaw, Steve
Peterson, Tony Harris, Anthony Avery, Russell Wells, Darrell Turner, Tim Lee, Mike French.
Phillip Bates, Billy Collins, and Earl Mitchell
Managers - John Mangrum and Pete Johnson
Head and Assistant Coach - James Burke and John Fuqua
Aide - Jerry Sprague
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PHILLIP BA TES
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Sitting to Standing: Bernadette Valentine, Theresa Turner, Anita
Calloway, Vicki Elliott, and Marilyn Holmes
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Lisa being crowned as queen. Lisa and Michael Cody as escort.
D5-NA ggow LISA GRISWELL
Smile you 're an Candid Camera! Girls will be girls.
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VICK Y NE WB Y ROBIN JACKSON
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Paul Keel and Jeff Boxley are on the attack. Homecoming! What a sweet victory.
left to right - coach Fugua - returnees - Russell Wells, Michael Cody, Troye Buckner, Earl
Mitchell, and Coach Wilson
Kneeling to standing - Doug Talley, Jeff Boxley, Michael Cody, James Vance, Chiffonda
Washington. Willie McElroy, Tim Lee, Troye Buckner, Earl Mitchell, Russell Wells, and Johnny
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left to right - Coach James Gaylor, Omega Brown. and
Coach Sherry Cummings
Left to Right - Marty Stewart, Lisa Griswell, Omega Brown. Youlanda Kelly, Marqueda Dollins.
Phyllis Tyus, Cindy Allen. Marion Bacon, Stacy Kelly, and Laura Talley
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GOLD 5 BLACK STAFF
Sitting, Angela Stroud, Marilyn Holmes, and Michelle Harvey
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seated - Youlanda Kelly. Danny Wood
standing - Jerry Hughes. Donna Hunters, Selena McAdams, Mary Carroll. Doug Talley
MIDDLE SCHOOL SCOUTS
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FELLOWSHIP OF CHRISTIAN A THLE TES
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BEST SCHOOL SPIRIT
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THESE STUDENTS WERE ELECTED BY THEIR CLASS
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Allen, Cynthia Renee
TPS Student: 3 M years
I98 I Homecoming Representative, I98 I Basketball
Cheerleader, I 98 I Sophomore Class Favorite, Most
Mischievous Girl Senior, Best Looking Girl, Senior
Anderson, David Riley
TPS Student: I year
American Legion Boys State Delegate, Varsity Boys
Basketball Manager and Statistician, 2 years:
Newspaper Staff, I year: Yearbook Staff, I year:
Best Personality, Senior: Most Likely To Succeed.
Bates, Phillip Jerome
TPS Student: IV2 years
Asst Editor Gold 6 Black, I year: Honor Student
United States National Journalism Award Winner,
Yearbook Stafti I year: fWarf IQ I 98 I-82 Intramural
Basketball Champs: Most Dependable Boy, Senior
Brown, Omega Lynnette
TPS Student: 3 years
Honor Student, 3 years, Cheerleader I year,
Homecoming Representative 8I-82, Basketball 3
years, Track 3 years: Softball 3 years: Senior Vice
President 82-83, Best Defense Basketball Player 80-
8 I , Best All-Around Basketball Player 8 I -82,
Second Place Troph, Talent Show, All-Star Softball
80-81, Choir 2 years:
Junior Class Favorite
Senior, Most Popular
TPS Student: I year
Crow, Dena Renee
TPS Student: 3 years
Gold 5 Black Staff I year
8 I -82: Most Talented Girl
Girl, Senior: Best All Around
Cheerleader I year: S nior Homecoming
Representa tive, Miss
Devers, Kellie Ann
TPS Student: 2 years
Dollins, Marqueda Regina
Minor Hill, TN
TPS Student: I year
Basketball I year, Softball I year: Gold 8 Black I
Elliott, Vicki Sue
TPS Student: I year
TPS Student: 2 years
fBrowningQ Intramural Flag Football Champs 8 I to
83. President of Photography Club
TPS Student: 2V2 years
Harris, Tony Darrail
TPS Student: 2Vz years
Football, 2 years, Track, 2 years: Best Looking Boy,
Senior: Most Popular Boy, Senior, Best All Around
TPS Student: 3 years
Choir IM years: Track 2 years, Cheerleader 2
years, Girl Scout 2 years: Gold 8 Black I year:
Annual Staff I year, Junior Class Vice President,
80-8 I , Advisory Committee, 2 years: Most School
Spirit Girl, Senior
Lee, Timothy Allen
TPS Student: 3 years
Football, 2 years, Track 2 years, Basketball I year:
Senior Class Officer, Softball, 3 years: Metro
Basketball 2 years, Volleyball 3 years, Most School
Spirit Boy, Senior
TPS Student: 2 years
Best Personality Girl, Senior: Most Courteous Girl,
Stroud, Angela Marie
TPS Student: 2M years
Junior Class President 80-8 I, Gold 5 Black 2 years:
Asst. Editor I year: Editor, I year, Yearbook Staftl
2 years, Editor, I year, Softball, 2 years: Girl
Scouts, 2 years: Honor Roll, Basketball
Cheerleader, 82-83, Choir 2 years: Most Likely To
Succeed Girl, Senior, Most Dependable Girl, Senior:
United States National Journalism Award Winner, I
TPS Student: 4V2 years
Most Bashful Boy, Senior
Whipple, Gregory Lynn
TPS Student, 3 years
Senior Class President, Mr. TPS, Friendliest Boy,
Senior, Most Courteous Boy, Senior
Williams, Della Lee
TPS Student: 2V2 years
Softball 2V2 years
Wilson, Mildred Jeanette
TPS Student: 2 years
Cheerleader, 2 years, Basketball, I year, Track I
LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT
We, The Members Of The I 983 Graduating Class Of Tennessee Preparatory School, being of sound minds and sound bodies,
declare this to be our last will and testament.
I, Marilyn Holmes, would like to express my appreciation to all who ha ve given me helpful advice and encouragement. To all
at Davis and Clement Halls I leave a reminder of each person 's unique and special place in life. To all the girls enthralling
ability and to the boys my apology. To all at Davis and Clement Halls, I leave a reminder of each person 's unique and special
place in life. And to all Good Bye. Love Ya.
I, Angela Stroud, leave to Bill Shoulders my love and friendship that he carries it with him through life. To Mr. Todd I lea ve
my thanks and love for teaching me the things I didn 't know and also for helping me realize I was a person. To Mr. Barnard and
Mrs. Cummings my thanks and love, and the ability to find someone to till my place. To Marion Bacon I leave my Jermaine
Jackson poster and my bed space. To Shirley Green, Jean Brown, and Da vis ll, I leave my love and the ability to cope with TPS.
To Mrs. Brittle, my love and Geometry book. To Mr. Williams, the up coming clods and my Chemistry book with the answers in
it. To Mr. Duke my sketch pad.
I, Tony Harris, leave to Darrell Turner all the good luck with the women to carry on. I leave to Bill Shoulders all the
happiness to carry on the Prep. I leave to John Crenshaw my happy smile with the ladies. And also I would like to thank Mr.
Todd for helping me succeed in high school. And my coaches the thanks for given me the ability to sacrifice for honors.
I, Omega Brown. lea ve Mr. 5 Mrs. Austin all my love for being so helpful to me, And Mrs, King, Mr. Few, Mr. Lewis, and Mrs.
Rivers all the thank yous in the world, I leave to the Lady Slammers the ability to do what they can do the best and I hope yall
see the light the way I did. I leave Nadine Benton my love for being just like a sister to me fGood Luck Nadinej. I leave
Youlanda Kelly the ability to take my spot in sports. And to Mrs. F. Wilson and Mrs. Cummings all the love and thanks for
making me believe I can be as good as I want to be and pushing me to become better in sports. And I leave my daddy Fuqua all
I, Dena Crow, leave Mr. Few lots of love and thanks for everything. To Coach Wilson, all the happiness in the world fthe
little talks really helpedj. Ms. Booker you ha ve really been great thanks for being there. To Shirley Green I Love Ya! To Cindy
Allen, thanks for being a friend. Paul Keel I wish you lots of luck for your future. To Greg Whipple I hope we make it, don 't
forget the good times. To Mr. Duke all my love. And to all the seniors of "83" We Made It!
I, Dell Williams, leave to TPS all my thanks. And to Clement II with the exception of two, all my love. And to Laura Talley
thanks for helping me when I got in trouble. And to momma 8 daddy Austin all my appreciation 6 love. And thanks for being a
heck of dorm parents fl 'm sorry I let yall down on the times that I didj. To Mrs. Hackett, thanks for being so understanding 5
loving flove ya Q. To Mr. Duke, thanks for the rides to school. To Mr. Barnard, you 're a real character but ILove Ya! Thanks for
everything! To Mr. Few and Mr. Bunnell my thanks and love! l'Il never forget ya. To Earl Mitchell, fSoonerQ Ha! Ha! All of my
love. Stay the way you are, To Lisa Griswell, all my love and good luck in everything you do. I 'II never forget ya. To the one and
only Marqueda Dollins, what can lsay because Iknow we will be together living it up!! And to Coach Wilson all of my Foodl?
I, Michele Bratcher, leave all of my crazy clown faces to Lisa Griswell, My greasy rags from Auto Mechanics to Shayne Smith.
llea ve my locker Ill 322 to the Senior who 's back here next year. I leave all of my good times to Jennifer Armstrong. I leave all
my homework and books to Kenny Hall. I leave all my problems to Coach Wilson and Mr. Bunnell. I leave Charlie Steiger and
Paul Barnard in charge of Vocations. I leave Mr. Hackett a clean classroom and alot of laughs. I leave TPS but I will visit.
I, Cindy Allen. leave to Clement II all my love and happiness! I wish you all luck in everything you do. I love you and I 'll
never forget youl I lea ve to all TPS faculty all my love and thanks for trying to keep me on the right track and for helping me get
ready for the outside world. Thanks Again!! I lea ve to the Austin 's all my love and thanks for everything you 've done, I 'Il never
forget how wonderful you really are!! I leave to two very special people Mr. 8 Mrs. Hackett all my love and happiness and
thanks for being so concerned. I love you both very much and I 'II never forget you!! I leave to Brian Cerda who 'II always be a
part of me all my love and happiness and the courage to graduate as I did. I love you and hope that someday and somewhere
we will meet again. And now to Kellie Devers I take all the wonderful memories we 've had. Ilove you just like a sister and I 'll
never forget you, thanks so much for being such a special friend! To Dena Crow lalso take the crazy memories we 've had, I 'll
never forget you and I wish you the best of luck!!! And know I leave to TPS my Good Byes,
I, Phillip J. Bates, would like to say thanks to the TPS staff and Student Body for their support and help to enable me to reach
a goal that I wanted to achieve. I could name a few outstanding people who have really affected my life since I have been at
TPS, but I don 't think it would be fair to the rest. As I make my tinal steps in the world I will never forget where I got my ability
to succeed in life. And to all TPS staff and student body the best advice I could give to anyone is put God Hrst and with him no
one can defeat you. P.S. Remember prayer can change things.
I, Troy Grant, leave to all the people that helped me get to the point where I could graduate, and to know TPS is growing and
will still receive people like I was before entering. I lea ve with love to my friends and that they might get the real diploma. Dr.
Rumbaugh is a very generous person and I will never b able to repay him. Good Bye to TPS and again, Thanks.
I, Kellie Devers. leave to the Lady Slammers of Clement II all my love 8 happiness, and memories of the good times. I leave
Lisa Griswell alot of love 5 memories. Cindy Allen I take all the memories of the good times we ha ve shared. Thanks for being
like a sister to me. To Mr. Bunnell. Mr. Barnard, Mr. Steiger, Coach Wilson, Mrs. Cummings. Mr. Few, and Mr. Adkisson
thanks for trying to keep me on the right track. Mr. 5 Mrs. Austin, thanks for everything, I hope you have a wonderful life in
the future. To Mr. 6 Mrs. Hackett, thanks for being like a mother 5 father to me. llove you very much. Miss Miller your a super
lady. Your a very close friend as well as a Social Worker. To Omega, Marqueda, Dell, Michele, and Dena, I take all the
memories of all the good times. To the rest of the campus I leave TPS.
I, Marqueda Dollins, leave to Mama 6 Daddy Austin. Mr. Few, and Mr. Bunnell, my love and thanks for everything you all
have done for me. I leave to Russell Wells all my love and all the great times we have shared together. I Love You!! I leave to
Lisa Griswell and the TalIey's my love and happiness. I take with me all of the memories of the great times with Cindy, Kellie,
Omega, and Michele. I leave to Chiffonda Washington, all of our crazy arguments. Dell Williams I carry with me. I leave the
Lady Slammers the ability to keep up the great work and stay number I.
I. Jimmy L. Tidwell, leave to Gary Hood my bed space, and my locker. To Randy Christy my T. V. and eight track tapes. To
Russell Wells my weights and bench. To Mr. Todd my thanks for teaching me English Grammar. To Mrs. Brittle my love for
caring and teaching me Mathematics. To Browning I my friendship.
I. Jeanette Wilson, leave to Anita Calloway and Troye Buckner best wishes for a successful relationship and good luck in
what ever you 'Il do. To Nadine Benton, all of my coolness. To Sherry Bowman, my friendship. To Mr. Wells, Mr. K. Lewis. Mr.
Johnson, Mr. Few, Mr. P. Wilson, Mr. Barnard, Mr. Bunnell, Ms. King. Ms. Booker, and Mrs. Moore, my love and thanks for
helping me when I needed it. To Mr. Todd, Mrs. Brittle, Mrs. Birdwell, Mr. Harrell, and Mr. Williams thanks for helping me in
school. To Davis I, stay cool and stop giving Mr. 5 Mrs. Moore trouble.
I, Greg Whipple. leave Dena Crow all my love and myself to carry on through life. There will always be this empty space
inside my heart that only you can Hll. To Jerry Oakes I lea ve my friendship and all the good times we had together in the past
years. I hope you make it out there Jerry. To Jerry Gulley I leave you the ability to cope with the Prep. Maybe someday your
dream will come true to be just like me. To Randy Christy I leave you the ability to throw a football. To Mr. and Mrs. Beasley,
Sherry Cummings, Mr. Cathey, Bobby Todd, and Mr. 5 Mrs. Hackett I leave you my love and happiness. God bless you and
thanks for everything. Last but not least I leave Lee Fox my bed area.
I. Vicki Elliott, lea ve to Mr. Few lots of love and thanks for believing in me. To Coach Gaylor, I lea ve a seat belt and hope all
future Drivers Ed. Classes are just like 3rd period. To Shirley Green, a bottle of asprin for all the so-called headaches I caused.
To Jean Brown, a clean dorm. To Beth King, all the memories ofthe partying and rockin we did, I will miss ya. I want to leave to
Dena Crow, my best friend, all the luck for the future. Keep in touch, I 'II never forget yal I love you and thanks for being therel I
want to lea ve to Da vis Hall, alot of memories. Last, to the Seniors of "83 ", Heyl looks like we made it! TPS. Thanks!
I, Troy Fisher, leave to Cottrell Onidas, such a yoda. To Gary Hood, my ability in English. To Dr. Rumbaugh, Mr. Adkisson,
Mr. Todd, Mrs. Brittle, and Mrs. Rivers, thanks ever so much. To Mr. Williams and Mrs. Wilson all my contracts. To Steve
Peterson, keep on truckin. Mr. Cathey and Mr. Hackett may God bless you and also someone that works as well as hard as
myself To Gary Allen my locker, bedspace, and dirty laundry. To Edward Johnson my dreams. To Mrs. Carter, Thanks Mom!
I, Tim Lee. leave to my partner Anthony Avery. the hope that he will finish school and continue to play football and stay in
those books. To Troye "D" Buckner, I lea ve the thanks for his friendship over the past years. lhope he continues to be a good
athlete. To Mr. 5 Mrs. DeRossett, I thank you for your understanding and help. To Mr. Wells. thanks for everything K you are
the best of all the rest. Q To all who I consider my friends here a big THANKS! To the Lady Slammers, lleave my love. To the man
who has helped me so much. John Duke, my Thanks!
I, Donna Sharp, leave my pretty smile and good attitude to anyone who will take it and use it. I leave all my thanks to Mr.
Barnard and Mr. Stieger for being so helpful and understanding. I lea ve to my dorm supervisors all my old passes. Most of all I
leave to all faculty and staff my appreciation for helping me through this year.
I, David R. Anderson, solemnly thank those who have made my stay here at the "Prep", a little more pleasant namely. Dr.
AJ. "Big Daddy" Rumbaugh, Mr. Joe Adkisson, Mr. Joe Nave, Mrs. Zelma Holt. and Mrs. Nancy Brittle for being a "real
person." I thank all of those fstudents and staf0 who have helped me through high-pressure times and helping me to form a
more confident, placid, and understanding character with healthy and mature goals. To the students I lea ve these words: "As
ye seek and ye shall find, " as ye may also seek success and ye shall tind success or whatsoever one's heart desires. May God
truly bless each and everyone of you.
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