Western Kentucky University - Talisman Yearbook (Bowling Green, KY)

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The Talisman staff wanted your book to be a common bond between those here at Western, yet one which each individual could relate to. We discussed themes for weeks but, when we thought we finally had one, someone took a differ- ent turn and came up with Degrees of Exposure. We went with it. It seemed to fit because, in our pursuit of an academic degree, we were exposed to personal ranges of experiences. Through the following stories and photos, we have tried to condense these exposures. We hope that in times to come, you will look back and remem- ber how you grew through Degrees of Exposure at Western. I M, fi M fu H 1 i Pu, 1 eiS', ?f FTp F M - vi WT' .mf V. .fgp 'yk1'1fq:..I 34 I .,l,: Y it W JKEJSCGJQQJSJEZS QF EXQCGJSLUJJQQJQ rom hot summer games to fall celebrations, West- ern saw many degrees of expo- sure. Throughout the year, each of us saw changes happening, people growing and memories be- ing made. An extra 2,016 students trudged up and down the hill during the fall and spring semes- ters in comparison to the 85-86 year. This jump in enrollment initi- ated the reopening of Potter Hall and the proposed reopening of Florence Schneider Hall for the fall of '87, as more room was needed for housing students. The increase in student enroll- ment also meant a decrease in parking spaces, larger classes and longer lines. Rumors of another parking structure spread, While others were overheard wishing for more parking spaces located closer to the top of the hill. But this rise also benefited many because of the exposure re- ceived from the different degrees of cultures, habits and beliefs that came to Bowling Green from other areas of the country and the World. Shading himself from the sun with a baseball jacket, C.L. As seen from the top of Pearce-Ford Tower, vivid colors burst Thomas, a Sacramento sophomore, watches the game. Westem into the October night air. The fireworks were part of celebrating played against Cumberland University and won with a score of 7- Big Recl's Roar in the midst of Homecoming festivities. 4. -james D07Cl7l4Ck 3 Opening 1933639215385 QF EPXQJEDCGDSLIJIJQQE R unning was a pastime C e c for many people while others dreamed of becoming a member of the Spirit Dancers. But every year there were new and different things that opened up and offered new degrees of ex- posure to the students of West- ern. Two sororities, Alpha Omi- cron Pi and Chi Omega, pur- chased houses in the summer of '86 and settled down to a new de- gree of sorority life away from the residence halls. Government offices were also undergoing some changes as the seventh president, Dr. Kern Alexander, was inaugurated on Dec. 13, almost a year after being appointed. And the Board of Re- gents was busy with the establish- ment of the Community College, which opened its doors Oct. 6 to meet the educational needs of the non-traditional student. These were just a few of the ways people were being exposed to new events that happened around our campus. But, there was no doubt that these new things would eventually become one of those constant factors that were taken for granted almost ev- ery day. -lame: Borcbuck On a chilly night during Big Red's Roar, the Spirit Dancers Among the many rows of bleachers, Cheryl Norris, a Louis- perform their first dance of the evening to "Dream Team." The ville sophomore, jogs down a row of steps in L.T. Smith Stadium. 24 dancers later executed a routine to "America." Norris ran to stay in shape. 4 Opening A v , 1 , 1 1 H , 1 n 1 1 I4 Q 4 If 3 d3 vNu-Y -Vw: v g I, I M I e 5. 1 4 1 ,, Q 5' :gag 1 15,-u'5,5f':vw 1 , 4 ,'.' , it 1514,2ps,iP,.:L3 .','- -, ,- ' f.fg5?ii'?" , .. w.,45fs1zw,g,. . Wmg W, , R v ,. , ,. lim mr ff f,"f+.-vu +mfi51.,:f,"4x. Q' fp ,, ,Q , X' 3, L '-221 '-,lla-5 43w,,:g,, ,- -- ' .i':- .. hir," N" iv 3' "M ' Q' " 5.51, 'ggi +31 .:5??.mgiS1.af,fjfm1Z- , 3 I, - H ,.rff?fg,M . 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The nation was saddened by the deaths of such celebrities as Liberace, James Cagney, Cary Grant, Danny Kaye and Andy Warhol. But there were good times, too. People spent their free time having fun in new and unusual Ways, including cycling, rock climbing, skateboarding and playing frisbee. "The Cosby Show" was the highest-rated show on television, with "Family Ties" and "Moon- lighting" close behind. Some of the most popular movies at the box office were "Top Gun," "Pla- toon," "Star Trek IV" and "Crocodile Dundee. " All of these exposed students to the World outside WKU. Through this exposure, exper- iences were gained and emotions were tested. But through it all, life went 071. pg ff! Q. ., x U lin 2 V wiflffiw ' ., .. - T libs ii- , i ' A fi- ' C' Ana' " I' -, . E Y ' J . . - L , ,f . 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As part of a charity collection, the Lambda Chis kid- napped Gene Birk, Reg Taylor and Big Red. The fraternity then went to area merchants to collect a "ransom " to "free" the WBKO newscasters and Big Red. Charity was a large part of the greek system with many of the greeks selecting their own philan- thropies and supporting them through collections and fund- raisers. Another fund-raiser was the sixth annual Phonothon '86, which raised 354,917 for the uni- versity. Giving to charities wasn't the only thing that We depended on. Hope also had a big part in the year. But that could not help us through at all times. That optimism Was a part of our system, in the sports, organi- zations, classes and other things that We participated in through- out the year. And with the charitable people at WK U, the hope and faith that We had for the future would carry us through the hard times. -Greg Lovett During a mock kidnapping, members of Lambda Chi Alpha After the final play of the game, Tennessee Tech player Bennie push WBKO weatherman Reg Taylor out the door of the Copeland rests on the ground with Western players Dave Harri- Channel I3 television station. The kidnapping was a fund-raiser son, Bowling Green freshman, and Chris Howllet, Louisville for the fraternity. freshman. Tennessee Tech beat Western zz-14. 9 Opening JKEEGJQQJSJ-SS QF JSXJEDCGDSLCJIJQQJS olors were a way people seemed to express them- selves. The shocking colors of red, yel- low and orange of the balloons and kites across campus weren't the only shades that were notice- able throughout the year. Brightly colored geometric shapes of purple, lime-green and bright blue, along with the vi- brant shades of red and yellow, seemed to dominant styles during the year. Everything went with everything-old and new, bright and dark, checked and striped. With long shirts, knee-length shorts and mini or ankle-length skirts, students tended to "dress down" from the past's "dressing up. " Ankle and granny boots also became popular. People bought new jeans that had been bleached or stone washed. Called Denim Blues, these jeans gave the impression of being aged and worn out. Clothes may have looked worn out and colors may have seemed brighter, but the life styles and attitudes of Western were 'psychedf' We were just exper- iencing those expanding Degrees of Exposure. 'N q 1' Ie'-. ,. D fc- A . A 1-L pf' Ready for a takeoff, Westmoreland, Tenn., freshman Thomas On a Sunday afternoon in October, hang glider Hugh Mur- Vaught and a friend prepare to fly a kite. The two were relaxing phy receives a lift from hot air balloonist Jim Napier. The two behind Pearce Ford Tower. were flying over Creason Field. O QN ,gig 7.15 ,. 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Dregs of SOCi9fY Wrifing music wiTh o Touch of reolism, The WesTern-born group Jdmes Jduplin ond The Pork Avenue Dregs, whose ndme reflecTed conTrdsTing ideds ThoT oppedled To mony differenf feelings, dTTempTed To shine d lighT on The dork side of hUfT1C1f1S. by J09 K0hIClk Oh The l'OCkS Spending weekends hdnging on The edge, sTudenTs discovered ThoT The reol occomplishmenT To rock climbing wos noT geTTing To The Top-iT wos beofing The degree of difficulTy. by Kim Spann Te' . .N - '-' 552-iff' ' J Ji., . H. U JJ i N f 4,12 N :ix . 'Y 5 j?+Ji .mx , I ,R ' f , - 2,1 , . 9 -. ., I A f 'ax V, 1, ' ' '4V"l'f': 1.55 Us 'vt Y' A' 1 I L ' 'R 5 2. , .nga 11, JH, .. "Wh, ' , ,JV Am elif, A 'P r- " C ff as ,I HA' ' 7 'ffl .. 9 18 I, f :1 . . 4 ' , , x . MQ? -, e, Q , -Kathy Forrester While hiding from the cold, Dawn Parr, an Owensboro sopho- more, and Jamie Stanford, a Tompkinsville sophomore, char undemeath an umbrella. The unexpected March 30 snowfall forced students to dress warmly for several days. I 3 Student life divider u Western, Canada, Homecoming n uncommon bond erspiration was a common bond between nearly all those attending the Homecoming football game. Though it was the first of November, tempera- tures soared into the 8os. Shirt sleeves were rolled up, ties loosened and wool jackets removed as the crowd watched the Toppers tackle Georgia South- ern. Despite the even score in the first quarter, Geor- gia Southern, the 1985 Division I-AA national champions, proved too much for the Toppers. By halftime, Southern had widened the gap to 28-14. And much of the crowd hung around only long enough to see Whitney Auslander crowned Homecoming queen. Auslander, a Louisville junior, was actually crowned twice during the week-long festivities-first at Big Red's Roar, the annual Homecoming pep rally held two nights earlier, then again at halftime of the football game. She was sponsored ,by Kappa Delta sorority and Sigma Chi fraternity. Because of a tie, two first runners-up were named. Cathy Brown, a Louisville senior, was sponsored by Alpha Delta Pi sorority and Sigma Alpha Epsilon -Bob Bruck Covering his ears, 3-year-old Matthew Sparks watches the Homecoming parade with his mother Linda. The Bowling Green residents watched the activities from Center Street. 14 Student Life fraternity. Louisville senior Caroline Miller was sponsored by Chi Omega sorority and Delta Tau Delta and Phi Delta Theta fraternities. Though the game ended on a down note with the Toppers behind 49-32, the week had been packed with activities that included politics, parades and a no-show governor. With the theme "Oh Canada-Oh Kentucky: Knowledge Makes Good Neighbors," the week was a celebration of the university's new Canadian Stud- ies Program. Seminars, exhibits and concerts were all used to parallel the homecoming theme. Gov. Martha Layne Collins was expected to attend a press confer- ence on Monday, but Canadian Consul General Sydney Harris, U.S. Ambassador to Canada Thom- as Niles and university president Kern Alexander had to confer without her. Politics aside, the week continued with Big Red's Roar, which might have seemed a little foreign as well. In the past the rally was held inside Diddle Arena. This year for the first time, it was conducted outside at Smith Stadium. Features included a dance routine by the WKU Spirit Dancers, a lively performance by New York comedian Rondell Sheridan, and a fireworks show with bursts of color coming from the football field behind the stage. To comedian Sheridan, nothing was sacred. "Did someone have sex with a smurf?" he asked of Big Red. And he questioned the Canadian Homecoming theme. "I thought drugs were illegal. Who thought that one up?" i Reaction to the revamped event was mixed, but mostly positive, according to Louisville sophomore Kent Groemling, a member of the UCB special events committee. "Compared to last year, I thought it was much better being outdoors. Indoors was getting to be such a big production. It had grown out of hand. "About the only negative reaction we got was that people thought it was too cold," Groemling said. "Some people suggested that we have a bonfire next year. I think we'll probably have it outside again, and each year it will be getting bigger and better-going back to original, more traditional homecomingsf' f -'lim Broekema Tzu '5- pnfo f f-ff ' ' - q gfa iif iw z' I ' 5 Q If T - . ' 5: '.a wg .. V i'Q'Qfv , ' 3 4 ft" Qt a i I M- f 0 - 2 'o I ff ,- , ,,,, ,,,,, ld Performing with the Big Red Marching Band, Horse Cave As the marching band playing Westem's fight song, freshman Chris Curry pounds out the rhythm on his base drum. WKU football players run onto the field. Balloons were launched Curry kept the band in step during the Homecoming parade. to mark the beginning of the Homecoming game. A I '-'lf , ,, 'bv y ,A la 1 fx? N I fm s 1 Bond The festivities continued Saturday with a parade. The float constructed by the KDS and Sigma Chis, with the theme "Big Red-Cut Canadian Hero," captured the first-place title. The float featured an oversized Big Red as a Canadian mountie on a white horse. A KD, tied to railroad tracks in front of the mascot, yelled for help. Though their float won, correlating the float to the Homecoming theme was no easy task, KD Me- lissa Scott, a Louisville senior, said. "The theme was almost impossible to work with," Scott said. "We had a hard time relating how the theme had anything to do with Homecoming." Second place went to Pearce-Ford Tower and Poland Hall while Delta Sigma Pi fraternity won the third-place title. In between the breakfasts and dinners, students and alumni managed to squeeze in the game. But many left the game early to get a good seat at the annual step show, sponsored by the United Black Greeks. At halftime, crowds began to gather at the "Block" in front of Downing University Center to watch black greeks strut their stuff and poke fun at each other. In one skit, Delta Sigma Theta sorority sisters -Iofm Dunham accused Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority of requiring pledges to purchase a Gucci purse. The AKAS coun- tered by saying the Deltas carried fake Gucci purses. "That's the fifth or sixth step show that I've been to. This one was by far the best," LaMont jones, an Owensboro junior, said. "The AKAS looked gor- geous in their green." Part of the week's activities included the "Hang- ing of the Red," where residence halls competed to see who could hang the most red out of their win- dows. Objects such as red sweaters and towels were seen dangling from the metal edges of windows, while one ledge sported a teddy bear dressed in a Western cheerleader's uniform. McCormack and Rodes-Harlin halls nailed down the first-place award while Potter Hall snagged sec- ond place. "This is my first Homecoming," Melissa Bird- well, a Springfield, Tenn., freshman, said. "I'm not sure if it,s what I expected or not. But I really liked seeing the red hanging from the windows. It showed support, not just for the team, but for the whole school." I -Story by Sandy Smith Underneath the swords of Scabbard and Blade, jim Tennill escorts Homecoming Queen Whitney Auslander during the half- time festivities. Auslander was sponsored by Kappa Delta. S571 GREAT WHITE - NDRTH ly- wi. . in'-1-s'W"" ,-.Masai CW V fi 1- A t aa.. Y . K 11- - A -Scott Bryan! E Enthusiasm is expressed on the face of Lexington sophomore l Cadara Lynem. She tool: part in the Homecoming festivities along with the other Spirit Dancers. -Scott Bryant ! n .,,. h . ' 4 Vs. er -A -uv , . Q., ' :'gi 1 ' l .... 4 QU!" A--- L ,7 4 4-.4 -Bob Bruck X Z' K -Z1 sl On the Delta Sigma Pi float, Plant City, Fla., junior Art 1:9 2 Carnley waves to the Homecoming parade crowd. The float took third place in the competition. Members of the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority compete in the stepping contest outside DUC. The competition was held be- r. tween black fraternities and sororities. H -john Dunham I I7 Homecoming Sl' . x in . . 3' ,,' 'f . H :Q 'gms 9 - IH. 'E 1 ,nn Q, . Q, , .r I - Tim Broekerna Lead vocalist Don Wright sings with the band Double Expo- sure. The Louisville based band performed throughout the night for about 2,500 people. Hudson, Ohio, senior David Scharlotte who cov- :red his top half with a white square box and had a :oilet seat top attached to it. Scharlotte was judged :o be wearing the most original costume. Some students waited until the last minute to :reate a costume. jennifer Lipscomb and Mark Cur- zis, both Nashville freshmen, came up with their dea an hour before the event started. They resem- Jled trees as they walked around with their arms up n the air, leaves taped to their shirts and noses. "I really honestly don't know how we came up with this," Lipscomb said. "It's major embarrass- ingf' For the first time, fortune telling was offered to students for a small fee of 50 cents. Sponsored by the Western Players, a theater group, fortune telling was divided into two sections-palm reading and -,arot cards, The activity was a popular one among those in attendance. Lines formed outside the closed door as students waited to discover their destinies. Inside, darkness filled the room and the air hung heavy with incense as two gypsy-like women sat and wait- ed. "If she hadn't hit on so much that was me, I wouldn't have believed her," Michelle Ayer, a senior from Owensboro, said. "It kind of scares me." Carla Petty, a Louisville senior and one of the fortune tellers, said the booth was popular because students "want to know what their future is." The haunted house was also a favorite activity among students. Set up by the Recreation Majors and P.E. Majors Clubs, props included cardboard and reflecting aluminum foil. -Cindy Pmknan During Hilloween, Alicia Rodriquez, a Cadiz senior, laughs Dancing to the music of Double Exposure, Angela Riedley, a with Paul Stagner, a Bowling Green senior. Stagner received first Louisville junior, and Brad Swinney, an Elkton sophomore, dance place for wearing the scariest costume. the Pee Wee Hennan. The event was held at Downing. "We use the main props every year and just rearrange them," Tim Justis, a Morgantown senior and vice president of the Recreation Majors Club, said. "We have the creep room, a graveyard, a mad scienctist and what we call the time warpf, Some went through the haunted house just to make trouble, justis said. "We get a lot of scream- ing." The night was not over until after the final eventbthe midnight movie. According to DUC night manager Jerry Johnson, "April Fool's Day," this year's movie, was one of the most successful midnight movies the theater has ever had. "It had the shockers, but it also had a comical ending," he said. "No one got up and left like they did last year fduring 'The Fog'J." When it was all over, lights in the lobby were brightened and monsters did not seem as frighten- ing as they walked back toward their dorms. Shari Jarvis, a Bremen junior, said she enjoyed the annual Western tradition. "It's one of the few times you can get together and not drink and really have fun." - Y- . X "'N. t 4 NL, .,' 1 Y . , 3 vi X K .- -. -Cindy Piribron Clowning around, Tina Henson, a freshman from Columbia, carves her pumpkin in the Hilloween pumpkin-carving contest. The holiday festivities were sponsored by UCB. , ,, . ,Q ly if 'xl i' X I 9 H illmveen Stroke Stroke n a Saturday morning in September, the water lapped gently against the sides of the Diddle Arena pool. Children watched the waves with fear and excite- ment as they ventured toward the water. As instruc- tors led students into the pool, anxious parents kept an intent eye on their progress. At times, trickling tears ran down a frightened child's cheeks when he was faced with the inevitable task of entering the water. For five weeks from September through October, the swim team, coached by William Powell, and about 30 volunteers offered the Learn to Swim program for beginning swimmers. Approximately zoo students, ages 4 to 55, came to learn the proper swimming techniques. Many participants, however, seemed more concerned about entering the water than with developing any profes- sional skills. From 8 a.m. until noon, each beginner was as- 20 Student Life With some reluctancy, a child tries to decide if she should jump off the diving board. The teachers worked at each child's level. signed an instructor for a 30-minute lesson. Each teacher worked one-on-one at the learner's pace. This made the program the only one of its kind in the region, Powell said. S "Kicking and screaming." That's the way Eliza- beth Hocker, a Bowling Green senior, described the kids she worked with-most commonly referred to by the instructors as "criers" "When you work with the more developed swim- mers you look for picky things in their strokes, but when a frightened child is no longer frightened of the water, it's a visible accomplishment," I-locker said. According to I-locker, most of the criers were really afraid of the water, but then others simply did not want to be there. After the mother of a 7-year-old boy had told I-locker that he wasn't afraid of the water, the child began screaming and burst into tears because he did not want to swim. "By the time I got him away from his mother, everyone in the pool knew what was happening and Coach Powell intervened," I-locker said. Dealing with the criers who were frightened of the water was another challenge. According to Becky Brunner, a freshman from Prospect, her main concern was to make the child feel secure in the water by learning to trust his instructor. She accomplished this by holding the child firmly to make him feel safe and by playing games such as follow the leader. There were different goals for each crier, Hocker said. If a frightened child was secure with being in the water after the course, a great hurdle had been overcome. And when the child who had no desire to swim became content, he could be taught to tread water or swim underneath it. "But when itls all over," I-locker said, "and you see the little girl run to her mother's arms saying, 'Did you see me Mommy, did you see me swim?' it's all worth it." I -Story by John H. Binkley -Photos by Cindy Pinkston Bowling Green resident Jae Kim and her son Stanley, 6, watch the beginners and their instructors. Stanley's brother Raymond, 9, participated in the program. .f Swimming instructor Mary Anna Lowe tries to persuade 4-year- old Emily Patterson to get into the pool. Each child was assigned his own teacher on a one-on-one basis. Helping with the students, Luis Santiago, a Terre Haute, Ind., freshman, teaches one of the children how to move his arms. Santiago was a swim team member. gmail "ff 14.":,, "' , '-Al. - ' i' A,-36 L , - i. k,.tg,w- 5 , - ' , --1 fi, . -V . '. 'fr'- ' . . ,, . , ' J' . ,.i.4',.1"1'v Q, .gp f gym' 'iff-1' :..,fA lily, .- ,. f 1 Html: .Jf"f3 . W f,--,ft w e ,ez in .1 - -- . v.-. 5 - as 1 . , . ...za f 4 1 ,fkiii A rlff? www! N .. ,, ,.f.j,1gx,.1e?' 'Wa ni-Y greasy-looking bunch with slicked back hair and tattoos-not the kind of guys you would take home to Mom. But kids of all ages turned out to listen to the timeless music that the Fabulous Thunderbirds pounded out at the Sept. I4 concert sponsored by University Center Board in Garrett Ballroom. Girls sat on boyfriends' shoulders tor a better view while fathers carefully held drowsy children throughout the concert. Playing a sound that appealed to a variety of age groups, the band called it "T-bird music" and its audience called it "great" "It's anything you want to make it," said the band's lead singer, Kim Wilson, in an interview before the show. About 1,000 students and local residents bopped and bounced to the driving 50s beat which showed the influence of old-time rhythm and blues. Wilson said he likes to listen to old music by black artists, "all the way back to the doo-wop acappellaf' Some of today's popular musicians, "try to be so original but they're not doing anything," Wilson said. "I hear some guy screaming like a cat that's been hit by a brick, That's original, but it's terrible." "T-bird music" seemed to agree with Western's audience. Waving signs and fists in time with the music, the crowd demanded, and received, an encore after the band played the hit song "Tuff Enufff' "We knew if we showed the band we loved them, they'd give us a good show," said Mel Taylor, a Bowling Green fireman who led the sign waving, confetti-spraying brigade. "It was really r0ckin',', said Eva jinks, a sopho- more from Fort Wayne, Ind. "I loved it." Although the show at Western was the 25th in a row for the Thunderbirds, who were also touring with Bob Seger, they held nothing back. In a world of his own, lead guitarist Jimmie Vaughan ripped through complex guitar licks with- 2 2 Student Life out flinching, oblivious to the audience's screaming response. Smiling mischievously, bassist Preston Hubbard twirled the mammoth, white upright bass on its end during the upbeat songs. Always dancing, playing the harmonica, or belt- ing out lyrics in the foreground, Wilson rarely got a chance to rest. That's nothing new to him. Since the band's national success, 'Tve been working too hard to enjoy it," Wilson said. When he gets a chance, Wilson said, "I go fish- ing, hang around, generally screw off. There's no set schedule." When they weren't on the road, the band mem- bers rarely saw each other because for the past five years they've spent about 300 days a year on the road, "five or IO feet away from each other," Wilson said. They got along well, though. "We're all kind of sick, you know," Wilson said. With songs on the charts and in the movies, the Thunderbirds have come a long way from playing Texas bars during the band's 12-year history. But, "We've always been successful among our peers," he added. "When the audience goes crazy thatis what we want. But the glamour's great too." Wilson said he might even like to get into acting sometime. 'Td love that," he said. 'Tm still just a juvenile delinquent. I was an old man when I was a kid. I'm just digressingf' If the success disappeared tomorrow, they wouldn't fall apart, drummer Fran Christina said. "We've been there before. It doesn't make any differencef' he said. "One thing you learn in this business, there are no guarantees. It's here today and gone tomorrow." I -Story by Leigh Ann Eagleston -Photos by Gary Clark The Fabulous Thunderbirds perform before an estimated crowd of 1,000 fans. The concert took place in the Garrett Ballroom. Modern girls have no problem listening to the Thunderbirds' old-time rhythm and blues. The concert was the 35th in a row for the band. 1 , t .ai 'frklv 1 r. df -'-3 2 A I f' .3 - v. lr , 1. '- ' - , I 1- 5,1 xf"?'.- 1 'fy ffm W , ,za r' "Ha F f- "-i"' . Black hile keepers of a dream marched in Forsyth County, Ga., and a cultural center sprang up on the University Kentuclcy's campus, Dr. Martin Luther King Jrfs birthday was the center of celebration and controversy on the Hill. The Amazing Tones of joy, a gospel choir and the largest mostly black student organization on campus, led the tribute to King on Jan. I9 with a program in the auditorium of Garrett Conference Center. The importance of African-American heritage and culture was the subject of a lecture by Ken Nelson, staff assistant to the dean of the Graduate College. That same night, I5 students and faculty braved freezing winds for a candlelight march from Downing University Center to Garrett Conference Center. Sam McFarland, a psychology instructor and adviser of United Campuses to Prevent Nuclear War, spoke about King's stands for justice. Meanwhile, for the second consecutive year, an Associated Student Government resolution to honor King's birthday failed amid much tension and politiclcing. -The student organization had During the Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday celebration, Julius Key, a Detroit, Mich., junior, listens carefully to a speaker. The celebration was held in the State Street Baptist Church. M3 tt 45 1 F? W, M ,I ,W UNM llUllllAY popular demand hoped to pass a resolution to have classes canceled that day. At I4-12, the vote was much closer than the IQ-5 tally in 1986. But politicking was as fierce and tension just as high. Opponents cited the administration's reluctance to dismiss classes and the fact that classes were held on holidays honoring other national heroes as reasons for voting against the resolution. However, those points were secondary to Adrian Smoot, a freshman representative from Franklin and an author of the resolution. King "didn't just fight for the rights of blacks," Smoot said. "He fought for all men and women of all races to be equal." Leaders of predominantly black student organizations expressed regret that, aside from the annual Martin Luther King Forum on issues of world concern, the university has not honored King's birthday more substantially. But the presidents seemed divided over the issue of canceling classes. "I think if you look at it, we don't set out for Washington's birthday and Lincoln's birthday," said David Padgett, a Baltimore, Md., senior and president of Black Scholastic Achievers QBSAQ. Were classes to be canceled for King's birthday, "People would stay on the pillow until the afternoon, and they'd probably get drunk Sunday night" and spend Monday sobering up, Padgett said. ,....- llllHlll KING. Jll ai 9 Marchale Graves, a Nicholasville junior and president of United Black Students QUBSJ, disagreed. "It's disappointing to me that around the world people have accepted fthe holidayj and Western doesn't feel it's worth a day off to give the respect due to Martin Luther King," she said. Lexington senior Monica Johnson, president of the Amazing Tones of Joy, said she understood both sides of the debate. "I don't think people should try to close class just because other schools are," she said. Instead, schools should cancel classes only if they augment the closing with commemorative activities, she said. "I'd like to see fthe holiday, used in a positive way." When Black History Month came in February, many of the organizations strived to expose the public to the accomplishments of black Americans. "Black By Popular Demand" was the name of a variety show sponsored by the Amazing Tones of joy. Songs, dances and monologues provided "a medium for blacks to showcase their talents," johnson said. BSA posted a "This Week In Black History" calendar in the university center lobby to "highlight moments in black history for each day of the month," Padgett said. Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity won the BSA- sponsored "Black History Trivia Game Show II," defeating Western Kentucky Minority Communicators in the final round for the second year. UBS showed the 90-minute film "Memphis To Montgomery" and showcased achievements of famous black Americans for three days during the last week of the month. Poor planning, Graves said, resulted in the cancellation of a panel discussion and a special ceremony earlier in February. Regardless, black student organizations presented positive images of blacks at a time when blacks were often negatively stereotyped in the media. Mervin Aubespin, associate editor of development for The Courier-journal, put it best: "Were I a visitor from another country and had never met a black person before, from what I read in the newspapers and saw on television, I would think that all black people do is eat chicken and watermelon, play sports, crack jokes and shoot each other." And during january and February, Western's black student organizations presented more than comedians and chicken-eaters. I -Story by LaMont jones jr. -Photos by Greg Lovett l A woman holds a tattered and wom copy of Martin Luther King Jr.'s speeches at the State Street Methodist Church. In commemoration of King's death, many Bowling Green residents joined together. As rain pours down on their umbrellas, several Bowling Green residents march up State Street as a part of the celebration of King's birthday. The crowd carried banners and flags with them. 25 Black history ot just a handout "It's true we make a better day, just you and me . . . Let us realize that a change can only come when we stand together as one." -From "We are the World," By Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie he song floated across campus as the line of people stood, their hands joined together, their voices echoing from the top of the hill to the bottom and lingering there. The human band stretched its way across campus from Wetherby Administration Building to Poland Hall. Individuals descended the sidewalk and zig- zagged down the steps. The sun shone brightly on clutched hands while a soft breeze blew hair around faces. "There are no barriers here," jlohnetta Stagner, a Bowling Green senior, said. "You are either a West- ern student or just working for a cause. It brings everybody on campus together." The cause was hunger in America, and the event was Hands Across Western. On Sept. 6 about 700 people formed a chain which helped to raise more than 51,500 for the National Hands Across Amer- ica fund and the local United Way. The line did not reach all the way across campus as organizers had hoped it would. Originally the line was to begin by Cherry Hall and end near the front doors of Pearce-Ford Tower. Each person paid to stand in the line. Many greeks and organizations bought blocks of the .Zz student tickets which allowed them to stay together 26 Student Life in 'one area. "We wanted to stand together as a group to show our supportf' Rhonda Powell, a Franklin junior, said. "I know other countries have hunger, too, but our country has its own hunger. I think it's a great thing to come together and help our own." Tommy johnson, a graduate student from Frank- lin, began coordinating the event three months in advance after he and a few other students thought of the idea. He said he had been unable to partici- pate in the national Hands Across America and wanted to plan something similar for the university. "We wanted to make a dent in the hunger prob- lem," johnson said. "That was our first objective. Our second goal was to see diverse student groups on campus working togetherf, johnson said that as far as he knew, Western was the first university to stage such an event. He said he would like to see the college continue to be a paceset- ICT. "We would like Western to be the catalyst-the start of something big," johnson said. "I hope we got the point across that we can make a difference." During an address to the crowd of participants at a welcome ceremony, johnson issued a challenge to other universities "to join hands across their campus and to help fight hunger. "Let's make this a start and not an end," he added. The national event, Hands Across America, oc- curred on May 25, 1986. Although that line did not stretch from coast to coast, more than 820 million was raised to aid the hungry and homeless in Amer- ica. One student who participated in the national event said he enjoyed Hands Across Western more. Leim Boland, an Elizabethtown senior, said he thought people "could relate to this better because it's done on a local level." The day got started at IO a.m. on the south lawn on Downing University Center. Tables were set up for those who had not purchased tickets in advance. About 51,000 worth of tickets had been sold before the day of the event, and another S500 was made J hands, directing students to their designated areas and keeping the line from getting bunched up. Once everyone had linked hands, some began having fun by doing the "wave" with their bodies and singing along with songs coming out over the loudspeaker. Patriotic songs were led by former Miss Western Beth Delap Hamby and associate professor of music Elizabeth Volkman. "We are the World" and "That's What Friends are For" were sung by the Amazing Tones of Joy and Miss Black Western NaTasha Watkins. Some standing in line took the event as a serious commitment. "It was ' nice as a service project and for the community as a whole," David Jones, a senior from Chattanooga, Tenn., said. jones had joined the from ticket sales that morning. "The strong student body turnout made it a Y, ' success, johnson said. Fewer faculty members came, but johnson said the ones who did "We would like Western to be the catalyst-the start of something big." Tommy Johnson a Morganfield freshman. "I just bought my ticket The WKU Spirit Masters helped people to join t0day-U showed enthusiasm. chain along with other members of Kappa Al- pha Psi. Other students were just along for the fun. 'Tm tagging along with the Poland Hall staff," said Kathy Holt, ' In f 1 'f' ,- , A . , . , , I . , .. , 1 f, ' Q ' v A v l,'41' ' gl 1 fr! -If , 1 I K I lr 11:5 iii' . A Y ' I ' J' , ,yi 4 r l I ' 1 a Q 1 i 5 f Y! I If A 1, A I L 4: 5. I .-, x 14.19, ' 'x 1 L-'iv ,ft . , ,, . .--gf Hx..-Q. -1.3.2 :,ff,, nr .4 1 --rg w 1 .,rI1fQ,ip.4,, gg 'f ' 1 f .Q 'I I5 'Mg ,, .'.,"" '3?':,4..'i4TFS.Mig mfg 'K I 'sri L11 A I -f G C 5s ss. XQ5 x . get Xl X i ' , X I he 1987 Girls Sweet Sixteen State High parking facilities first." . A s 3 I School Basketball Tournament brought The university followed the same parking proce- X X , , sl X . X h more to campus than excited teams and dures for this year's tournament as it did for the i' XV X XX I' X coaf ei- previous one. Students were asked to move from . ,WS I X X t 3 50 brought Cars- Diddle Arena Lot to accommodate those visitors X I if n X Lots of them- coming to the games. Q I- X ax S Lots of vans. Lots of trucks. And lots of buses. Cn campus, fliers were put on cars the day before x, Ig XXX in X! X a result, students were forced to move their the tournament asking students and faculty mem- X m , . Q vehicles out of areas where they normally parked. bers to cooperate with parking adjustments. Those 3 fl, l X Many reluctantly kept their cars in the same spot adjustments included having students on campus A . 0 p throglghlout thlgl fopr-day touripangent, mainly to move their cars from Diddle Lot to the parking I - avoi t e trou e o trying to in another spot. structure and Se,-,din facult and t ff b in H , , , , 1 H g y sa mem ersto g' i l my - I didn I think If W35 falfiu S-ifldfa Rose, an grassy areas at Pearce-Ford Tower or Downing Uni- ! ' A C Owensboro sophomore, said. These events are versity Center's south lawn. ' ' v, good for the school, but they have too ipany. They "They blocked everything off faround Diclclle gl I , , p are HIWHYS making the students move. Lotj," Drakesboro sophomore Kim Johnstone said. ... Ill, .The foufnflmemi held Malfh I8-21, was the "The worst thing was that they didn't even restrict AA. . third Sweet Sixteen to be hosted by Western. The people from parking in our lots." D 4 I firstltournament held here in 1985 presented 'no "It was not a plan for visitors to park in those ll -it parking problems since it occurred during spring Qregular lotsj," Director of Public Information Fred A f S' t 'ea - Hensley said. ll' -. The Controversy began last year when tourna- However, he acknowledged that it was "entirely . 1' - U mem gHmCS were SCheCluled on the same days stu- possible" considering the 3o,ooo estimated atten- I I' ff v Q , dents had classes. A group of university administra- dance. He also said the tournament had probably h b ' 'm - tors were concerned that all the parking spots would brought more people in individual cars to campus M a . be filled by students, leaving none for guests. than any other evgnt, ll'-it g g l 99 The group decided to ask students and faculty The fliers placed on cars explained that thou- M Y Y - ,J to park on the grass, said Horace Shrader, chair- sands of high school students, teachers, parents and W W ' 5 man oflthe 1987 .Bowling Green Sweet Sixteen other guests would visit Western for the statewide ,l,:,.:,-', ' Orgamzmg Comrmttee. event and said the cooperation of those involved L A .wwf 1 Z I ' I was pleased with the way the university ad- would be appreciated. l ' ' dressed the ISSUQH. SChl'21ClCl' Said. 'Tm sure there "Given the statewide tournament's PR value, stu- il 1' f 'Ill-A was some inconvenience. for the students, 'but since dent recruitment value, publicity and prestige," 4 u V - ' they know the community better than visitors, it is Hensley said, "the advantages far outweigh the S r' null better to inconvenience them. Pin-king inconvenience." Ill ,' ' I fffliny Students dlsagfffd- Marsha Blacklock, a Beaver Dam sophomore, ' T go It 5 riot "SUI f0l' the ,students to have to move realized the importance of the university presenting A -. I I I V from their parking spots, Fort Thomas freshman 3 good image as hggt of the tournament, ' .1 gb Sue Lother said. "I think the students should be the "They had to park them somewhere," Blacklock Db 1 I' L university's first priority. They should get their said. "If they let us fstudentsj stay where we were l I fin! l H X U, "' A -, X A3435 v ' . .3 'dm , , xl.. - l I G ll I iff? - 0 1 ,l S f 31,319 I- ll F in. s - 3 S Q! x ' 1 1 f W N x ' 1 D I 1 Z 4 g gm 0 T K x ' ' , J nf' 'Inns . X FU "' N. --1 Q ' 'I f I L - l"' -if X I gli siflpifl wr' D if if mi If 8 RQ V I al flu A g X s X '0"' Huh- ' fl- if" i ' e f X S A X i 'iw r Q ' E ,Q:Qiffii',. H 's I .J l l I I we .LADIES f S .ei 1' ,i ' .f'uQiffT' '- -im ' PJ it ff W is Ml . J- 0 All , l X . " 1 L l 1 S xi. . XXXX i GIIHDL 6 -7 QA M6292 28 I Student Life grass 9 2 -- and put them in the grass, it wouldn't be very 7 - hospitable." -.f...:,,,, H www ,f Q Q1 Blacklock also felt the parking situation had been Q .. ...W l L 5 1 handled better this year. fmg I it-'B Q is -1 ' "I was expecting to have to drive around campus g hz'-F x ,f-r""i" lr is. I I fi' '4 ' for an hour Thursday morning," she said, "but the N I ' "" l f If 5' P lllllll 5 , V111 campus police showed me where to park in the X7 ' 8 5 0 1 . E structure. They were more helpful this year. I T couldn't ask for better service." B g g g X gX,,, . M, N Shuttle buses were also used to help alleviate the T T T parking problem by bringing visitors from the Bowl- Q ing Green area to campus. The buses cost the com- " mittee 34,000, Schrader said. H W I Q "Everything that I heard from visitors about l parking places was complimentary," Schrader said. "I did not think there were any parking problems this time." Director of Public Safety Paul Bunch said that there was never a shortage of spots during the tour- nament, not even during the most highly attended I , l tt game-Franklin-Simpson versus Marshall County ll on the first day. mutt "The whole tournament went very smooth from JI ' the parking perspectivef' Bunch said. "We were C concerned because of the day-long hours. Our peo- K ple worked double shifts to help park the cars." i l p f . Despite the smooth situation, finding a parking 9' spot during the event was still an aggravation for IW l l I many students. ,ll l Saturday evening, joyous fans ran onto the floor of Diddle Arena as Laurel County defeated Louis- ville-Doss 50-48 for the title. As vehicles pulled out jk' of Bowling Green, another sound was heard amid l c ' ,N lil " the shouts of victory and the soft crying of the losers S' 'X l H ,A I who had come so close. 411 K It was a quiet sigh of relief coming from the car owners on campus. I ks u -iiory by jergniflerlstginge h " Ustfatlflfl y Ula iffy YP?-I I fs.. were 'ZW , , ffl t lf B1 in- 2 5 X 4 --.fy up a ' Nxxgx X bu- - N - , nn , Do. Q Q 4 f E' l X77 . . ga Z I -' I ' ,Z fl? ', . 4 ' . n uv ' A 'jfti i,47,i"12'1i?fl If 3 it-q""E'?if" I 'I 1'Illl77M" CYD J A 'lv if '1".ILll'ml7f7,,l,li fc. ...,,p17l!lll!!llllf' V PJ. S. ,""'f7",, X Owuf , U , ff- CB if C 4 1 IIIH ' H 'ltilllfmhqflllll l f Q an 4, 'gl I is 'N X 'I' V D f a -. if . ff 'T' of llll l 1 I ' l l ' , TQ W ' 1, l Suv' r i I , Pv'l:-'lt 117' J 0f'f,.l 'l, J A3,'i'qEf?lf,, A 'U' - - - - - eff, Q - ut' Ill I. uliilil""'1""l"'U'l ll ll"""i' 29 Parking 30 Student LIP E earr tracks alentines Day was traditionally thought of as a day for lovers. This came from a belief that long ago, Feb. I4 was the day when birds began to choose their mates. However, the oc- casion had since developed into a day when friends and lovers gave presents to one an- other. This year was no different. When giving a gift of flowers, red roses were still the most popular, but pink, sonia fpeachl, yellow and white weren't far behind. "We also did have a lavender rose," Sherry Carter, employee of Deemer's Florist, said. "We normally don't have those, but we did for Valentines Day." .6 , Teddy bears, red roses, heart-shaped balloons, romantic evenings and love are just a few of the things that enter people's minds on the day made for lovers, Valentines Day. fProps courtesy of Container World, Some other flowers were offered in the shape of arrangements, with the FTD "Hearts and Flowers Bouquet" and Teleflora,s "Valentine Bear Bou- quet" being preferred over the rest. Students also got in on the act of selling by offering items such as carnations and painted "I love you" crafts. Crafts were made by Delwin Cheek, a Reynolds Station junior. Inter-Hall Council bought the crafts from Cheek for the price it cost him to make them. Cheek made about 90 crafts with sale prices that ran between 52 and 37.50 each. The booth was set up on the patio of Downing University Center. "The sales went real, real well," Cheek said. "Sur- prisingly so." The biggest crafts sold in the booth were as large as eight inches tall and six inches wide. Sales were based on a cash-and-carry policy with no delivery being offered. The Horticulture Club had a table set up in the Environmental Science Building to sell carnations for Valentines Day. "The sales went really great," said Kathy Baker, a Somerset graduate student and member of the Hor- ticulture Club. "We were pleased with the results." Red flowers dominated those offered by the club, along with white, pink and peach carnations. A price of 51.50 included the carnation, card and deliv- ery on campus. Many of the local businesses also offered a deliv- ery service to campus residents. This was the second year Container World of- fered a delivery service. About half of their deliveries went to Western's campus. "We didn't really have anything unusual deliv- ered," Owensboro senior Bob Scheidegger said. "We got a lot of balloons this year, and some fof the balloonsj had stuffed animals tied to the ribbons. "We also had a little sand bucket full of candy Qthat was deliveredl and a balloon was tied to the handle," he said. During the week that led up to Valentine's Day, Central and Keen Hall staffs had a staff exchange where they switched resident hall desk duties. This gave the staffs a chance to see how the opposite sex handled valentines. "It was so funny the way the guys were waiting for the mail," Denise Vincent, a Graham senior, said. "Maybe it was just because of Valentines week, but they were worse than the girls." "There were a lot of carnations, daisies and pick- me-up-type bouquets," Vincent said. "There were quite a few balloons, too." Balloon bouquets seemed to be a popular item. Container World carried a large arrangement of balloon bouquets, from a seven-foot balloon pillar to an arrangement of balloons attached to a single rose container full of Oreo cookies. Container World also had many novelty items such as Love Mugs, Valentine ink pens and heart- shaped bath pillows. They also offered a service of putting gifts inside of helium latex balloons. "We did more this year than in the past fputting presents in the balloonsj," Markita Wilkinson, manager of Container World, said. "This year we only put stuffed animals in the balloons and the largest one was an UW-inch bear." Stuffed animals seemed to be the rage this year, IOO. "The most popular gifts were bears-white ones with hearts," Louise Canter, co-owner of Canter's Hallmark, said. "We also sold small figurines, Val- entine mugs and the dinosaurs with the entwining necks were more popular than the little pigs." Ormond as well as J.C. Penney department store sold Valentine lingerie, with teddies and sleep shirts being big sellers. Sweatshirts with animals and Val- entine sayings on the front also went well. "It was a special day that I shared with my sweetheart," Julie DeBoy, Elizabethtown junior, said. "I got a sweatshirt with a bear and a heart on the front that said, 'It's a bear fact,' and in the heart it said, 'I love you.' "It just made me feel all warm inside." I -Story by Kim Spann -Photos by Scott Wisemari 3 1 Valentine: Day l 1 ' f After the work is done in the stables, Kelly Greenwell, a senior from Rineyville, plays with one of the stable cats. Greenwell worked two hours in the morning, two hours in the aftemoon and anytime between classes. In a field next to the bam, one of the newborn foals receives a pat on the neclc as Greenwell checlcs up on him during her aftemoon rounds at Westem's farm. At the time, there were about five mares with foals on the farm. 32 Student life gym-mwwm er room at the Agriculture-Exposition Center was nothing more than a remod- eled office. She used the ladies' public restroom down the iall and showered in the holding room next to the arena, but Kelly Greenwell loved her job. "The room is not much, but it's handy," Green- vell said. Greenwell, an agriculture major with a concentra- :ion in horse science, lived on Western's farm and aelped take care of the horses. "I do feeding and health care of the horses, staying up late with pregnant mares and helping fvith the training," the Rineyville senior said. Her job included grooming, exercising the horses and helping halter-break the younger ones. In addi- :ion, she got 2-year-olds ready to ride for beginning :iders and helped prepare the horses that were to be sold. Greenwell also taught basic equitation classes for which she received graduate credit. She had consid- :red doing graduate work. Greenwell's job had "a lot of physical work 'cause the program is still growing. We don't have the facilities and equipment to keep it going," she said. "We have to work extra hours, which may include staying up late with a mare, and then go to class the next morning. Sometimes you have to break your plans." Once Greenwell had to stay up with a pregnant mare every other night for a week while switching turns with other people. "A couple of times in the past, one mare had a little problem and you just had to reach in and stretch it out to where she could have it. If there was more trouble, you call the vet," she said. An average day for Greenwell began around 6 or 7 in the morning and ended around 7 or 8 at night. She usually worked two hours in the morning and two hours in the afternoon and anytime in between classes. "When it's light we stay longer," she said. On the weekends she maintained an eight-hour day on Saturday and four to five hours on Sunday. Greenwell began her job over three years ago. "When I came into Western, I went into horse science," she said. "Mr, Charles Anderson fassistant professor of agriculturej was in charge of the horse program and asked me if I would be interested in taking care of the horses and I said 'Yeah.' " Greenwell recalled one time when they had a yearling they were hoping to show, and the first person who saw it offered 37,000 for the horse. "It made me feel good that we could raise that quality of a horse," she said. Throughout the years she worked on the farm, Greenwell said she grew close to the horses. "There's two or three that I've worked with a lot and two or three that I'd like to show and buy when I get out on my own," she said. "I've gotten attached to the horses. They each have a different personal- ity." As a matter of fact, all of the horses had names. Cne horse was called Pig. "She's a poor, ugly horse," Greenwell said. "She,s an unregistered appaloosa called Miss Piggy As the light pours through the open doors, Greenwell prepares to clean the stables at the farm. Along with work, Greenwell taught basic equitation classes for which she received graduate credit. because she used to boss the other horses around. Her full name started out as Miss Piggy, but it was eventually shortened to Pig." Greenwell disliked one part of her job. It was hard "working with inadequate facilities," she said. "The fences need to be fixed to keep the horses from running through them." Greenwell planned to leave the farm in june. She had plans to be married and move to Westmoreland, Tenn., where her fiance worked at Creasy Farms. 'Tm looking for a job with the state department and an extension service for right now," she said. "If I find a good job, I'd like to manage a farm. That's my main goal. "We're both still looking for jobs. We thought about going into horse and cattle management. I-Ie's good with cattle and I'm good with horses. It would be great if we could find a deal like that." Greenwell said she felt she had learned a lot through her job. "I just had a lot of responsibility. I pretty much ran the thing," she said. "I feel like I could handle a management position. I've met a lot of people in the industry. "I've made a lot of friends. I'm gonna miss it- that's for sure." I -Story by Gina Kinslow -Photos by James Borchuck 3 3 Kefly Greemvell v In a practice room of the Fine Arts Center, jim Daniel, a Gallatin, Tenn., senior, hones his slrills on the trumpet. Daniel practiced for about four hours daily, which resulted in bruised lips and tired cheeks and fingers. At the Tap Room, Daniel and Kevin Briley, an Evansville, Ind., senior, tall: business with professional sax player Robert Vanleer. Part of being a professional was listening to musician "elders" and making contacts for the future. 34 swam, Life T54 v IVA in trumental career n the music department floor of the Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center, a sign on the wall had the word "mediocrity" en- circled with a slash through it. That attitude was evident in trumpet player Jim Daniel, a Gallatin, Tenn., senior. "I try to put emphasis on performance no matter what genre I'm playing in," Daniel said. Daniel's work in music while at Western dis- played both his talent and versatility. While playing with the marching band, the University Choir and the orchestra, he performed in churches and played jazz in local clubs and Opryland amusement park in Nashville, Tenn. "I play anywhere I get a chance to play," he said. Performing, along with practicing for up to four hours a day, were only part of what Daniel called his "ungodly" schedule. The music major also taught I5 to zo students during a semester. Some of the high school students he taught received All-State Band honors. "I enjoy nothing more than teaching," he said. "It's very rewarding." Daniel had won top honors of his own, including marching in the All-American Band that led the QP 1987 Rose Bowl Parade in Pasadena, Calif. He was among three students from Western recommended for the Rose Bowl and was the only one chosen, through United Way, to participate. Steve Grugin, associate director of Western's Big Red Band, nominated Daniel to play at the Rose Bowl and was one of two men who influenced Dan- iel during his college years. Grugin helped him get "priceless" experience in music, Daniel said. "He's got a lot of natural talent, he works hard and he's intelligent," Grugin said. "When you have those three things working for you, you're bound to become a good musicianf, Daniel's instructor, Gary Dilworth, an assistant professor in the music department, also greatly in- fluenced him. Dilworth helped his student's attitude and per- formance in music by being "very demanding as a teacher . . . which has helped me to strive to be the best I can," Daniel said. "I tried to give him a little guidance," Dilworth said. "He's made quite a bit of improvement. He's enthusiastic about music." "I love music," Daniel said. This was the attitude that had carried Daniel through life since he was I2 years old. His father, a professional guitarist, had recorded with bands, and his grandfather owned a big band and was a pianist for the group. When Daniel first began playing music, he start- ed out with a cornet that belonged to his parents. "I fell in love with the instrument," he said. Since Daniel started playing, he has enjoyed it, although, "I've been through times where I haven't been as intense as I am now," he said. Daniel played through high school and went to Austin Peay State University in Tennessee before transferring to Western. His future plans included setting up his own studio to teach and to play professionally on the side. He didn't expect his talent to reach a climax, he said. "I want to be able to improve my standards in performance and teaching every year," he said. "If I ever got to the point that I couldn't go any more, I wouldn't be happy." I -Story by Fred White --Photos by Cassondra Murray I ig, f 'ing Al During a basketball game, Daniel plays his trumpet along with other members of the Western Kentucky University pep band. He played regularly with other campus and off-campus jazz combos as well. As a coach, Daniel helps a student through practice drills during a lesson. The instructions were given in the Fine Arts Center. 35 jim Daniel a different scale fter a lull of six years, a William Shake- speare play appeared on a Western stage, complete with colorful costumes and an Qld English style. "Measure For Measure," which ran from Oct. I3 to 22 at Russell Miller Theater, was the theater department's first major production of the year. Dr. Jackson Kesler, a communication and theater professor and director of the production, wanted to do a Shakespearean play because, "He is regarded as the preeminent English playwright and it's a chal- lenge to the students," he said. Performing a Shakespearean play was a new ex- perience for some theater majors. Christian Ely, a Brentwood, Tenn., sophomore, who played Angelo, said, "I've never had to conquer the language of a play before I could conquer the character. I had to get over being afraid of the language before I could act." Ely auditioned for the production because, "I've always wanted to do Shakespeare. I'm a theater major and it's a leap forward in my trainingf' he said. The actors had to overcome misconceptions about Shakespeare to learn and perform the play. "At first it's easy to fall into stereotypical Shake- speare characters with the voice and accent, but as you practice, it gets scaled down," Eric Tichenor, a Louisville senior, said. "In high school I was strongly against Shake- speare," he added. 'Tm anxious to do another one now." Tichenor played the double role of Vicentio- the Duke and a friar. "It was difficult to develop two characters and then keep switching between them," he said. "I had to make a clear distinction between them." The play challenged the audience as well as the actors. "It was easier to follow than I thought it would be," Kacy Wilson, a Bowling Green senior, said. "It was easier to follow general ideas than specific sen- tencesf' ' Tim Harris, a Bowling Green senior, had seen several Shakespeare plays and said "Measure For Measure" was rather new to him. "I had read the major Shakespeare works and I guess I thought 'Measure For Measure' was pretty minor. This showed me that Shakespeare wrote more than just 'I-Iamlet,' " he said. Kesler chose the lesser-known "Measure For Actors Scott Denny, a Terre Haute, Ind., juniorg Christian Ely, a Brentwood, Tenn., sophomore, and Art Elrod, a Nashville senior, debate a crime. They were theater majors. 36 Student Life Measurel' because local theaters and traveling com- panies had done the standards. "It would be more interesting to do something different and people wouldn't be able to compare," Kesler said. Harris said, "The actors showed an understand- ing of the play. I was looking for that. The costumes showed a lot of work. I wasn't disappointed." After his arrest, Pompey, played by Bart Lovins, a Bowling Green senior, uses Froth to plead his case. Scott Belcher, a Hardinburg senior, played Froth. Assistant director Carmen Thorton, a Bowling Green junior, said the audience received the produc- tion well. "I was surprised by the large audience," she said. "A lot of people who I didn't think would enjoy Shakespeare really liked it. It went over well.', The play's language was probably the most diffi- cult thing for the audience to overcome. "It wasn't like talking to people around Bowling Green. It wasn't easy by any means," Harris said. "It takes some thought. The actors can help and I think they were good." Kesler said the play was applicable to today and that his preparation for directing it was no different than for a more contemporary one. "Every play deals with human nature," he said. "Whether a play is four years or 4oo years old, there is the same problem of making it viable to a modern audience." Harris said he enjoyed the production. "Students who were deciding what to do and didn't come, really missed out. For Tichenor, meeting the challenge brought a feeling of accomplishment. "I look forward to doing it again. Now I know Shakespeare is another show that can be done." I -Story by Kim Saylor -Photos by Tim Broekema Agonizing over her brother's fate, Cindy Torrence, a Chap- mansboro, Tenn., freshman, portrays Isabella. The play was held at Russell Miller Theater. . ,,.. . I-' ,-,-ng m , -Jn. fi.-'.1. we , ,., W.. Jffm m M earn re oreign flavors ain, mist and haze failed to put a damper on the festivities of the third annual Inter- national Day. Bright banners and brilliantly decorated booths displayed the theme, "The World: My Neighbor- hood." Countries such as Ecuador, Israel and Can- ada were represented, along with college clubs like Gamma Sigma Sigma and departments such as health and geography. According to International Day chairman Daniel Rodriguez, the purpose of the occasion was to pro- mote international awareness on campus and in the community. Promoting international departments was the goal of the first International Day, Rodriguez said, while the aim the second year was encouraging the interaction of students from different countries. The third International Day was the first to include high school students. According to Rodri- guez, about 400 students from io high schools came to participate in the activities and to compete with one another. Mitchell McKinney, a junior from Drakesboro, said high school, community and college groups tried for awards in the areas of entertainment and food booth displays. Skits were acted out by high school students from Barren and Edmonson counties. A large choir from Barren County sang, "We are the World," while a Spanish dance was done by students from Edmon- son County. Barren County later won an award for . sag, -Herman Adams with 3 pole I0 al'-il her in 3 Kabuki dame, Glmli POFUSYS an After demonstrating a Kabuki dance, Gunji entertains Freya elderly fisherman. Professor Gunji was visiting from the Univer- Sachs from Bowling Green. Sachs' mother brought her to see sity of Illinois. International Day. 38 Student Life overall high school participation. "They were both very good," Kim Cushenberry, a sophomore from Horse Cave who helped organize the skits, said. Activities for high school students were directed toward those who spoke Spanish, French and Ger- man, Rodriguez said. Other events that weren't planned solely for high school students included various forms of entertain- ment and an international bazaar and cafe. The French Club sold crepes and cakes in the cafe while the Russian Club offered Russian Easter cake 3 4 can P -Scarf id meat pies, according to Mania Ritter, professor F Modern Languages and Intercultural Studies. Dther foreign language clubs also made foods which 'ere sold in the cafe. Set off by itself for the first time, the cafe pro- ided a fun atmosphere for sampling foods of Span- ih, oriental, Greek, Indian and German origin. Ac- arding to Ritter, having the cafe in a separate room elped to increase sales of the foreign foods. The mezzanine of the student center came to life our times during the day with live entertainment irovided by an Egyptian belly dancer, a Peruvian dancer and musicians playing Korean music. Emilia Urbina, a graduate student from Trujillio City, Peru, performed an eight-minute Peruvian dance called Popular Marinera. Urbina wore the appropriate native costume when she performed the dance with her partner, Luis Llomtop, who was from Lima, Peru. "It is a mix dance from India and Spain," Urbina said in broken English. "I enjoyed it because my friends came to see me. I love dancing, I love to show my dancing." An Egyptian belly dance was performed by Inter- national Student Organization adviser Varvara Kymbriti. Kymbriti, who was born and raised in Cairo, Egypt, wore a costume composed of harem pants, slcirt, a decorated halter top and several scarves that she wore below her hips. "It was the enthusiasm and the applause that enabled me to get through the entire 16 minutes and 44 seconds of the dance,', Kymbriti said. A Kimbulci Theater Dance performance was giv- en by Kimilco Gunji, a professor from thi- lei r ty of Illinois School of Design and Art, Wearing white socks and a bright green lfi1.it,.. 2 highlighted by a yellow and orange sash. Gunii approached center stage. She explained the Kimbulci dance and the various types of costumes that could be worn. Her performance included two separate routines, one of which told a story about fishing. She used fans, swords, and other props during her dance, as well as changing her costume on stage and explain- ing the difference between men's and women's lcimo- nos. International Day was successful because of the high school participation and the college students who came to observe, Cushenberry said. "It really informed me about countries and cul- turesf' I -Story by Gina Kinslow ' of 5 J" Man? I l i i . 1 l T: ba-ff' ...If -'Lf755l'L4'.-"L1M1FLe.- A 4.-J'iFh:4nm!m -.Qi tt 7 HB2 'SSS r-Q Gt ig Orange. That's who Western's proud mascot would be in a uniform that had faded for 1 3 years. Big Red didn't have that problem, but Western's 140-member marching band did. The band faced hard times because the university seemed reluctant to spend money for new uniforms and instruments, according to director Steve Gru- gin. And that reluctance told Grugin and band mem- bers that the band wasn't appreciated. "Nobody cares about the band. I'm convinced," .. ...,,,,, .. . .,, ,..,, ,... ,,,,. A . ...,.,,,.,.,,..,,, ,:.,..,.. .,.. , .,,,..,..,. . W... .., ..,, ...,,,..... . .,.-......-..,...., yet no he said. "Our uniforms are worn out and falling apart. The average life of a uniform is seven years, but we've had ours since I973-I3 years." He pointed to uniforms with threadbare seats. Pants with numerous hemlines. Hats taped to bind broken pieces. Cnce-white chest overlays that were stained and yellow. And orange fabric that used to be red. Conducting the Western band during practice, drum major Scott Neafus, a sophomore from Brandenburg, works out his routine. The Big Red Band practiced for each home game. L....',...v,,,-A,.,...,....,. ,.., ,f.-.......... ,.... ...ma-,..,,..,...,... ., . ., .. .. Sigue: i ted Moreover, the band "desperately" needed about 348,550 to buy I2 new silver sousaphones because their white fiberglass ones were cracked and didn't sound as good, Grugin said. "This year we got absolutely zero dollars for new equipment. Most of our students come here playing better instruments in high school than they do at Western," he said. For the past five years, the band has requestedf On DUC's south lawn, drum majors Neafus and Edwina Goldsmith, an Elizabethtown junior, discuss part of the band's halftime routine. Leading the band took their team effort. ' 7 "V" 'I 1 . 5.1727 ar 1. Q... . ..,. -...:f'Z1aU,.,c 1......f. r,QI2f,Ljfggg'lg5g532 40 Student Life gf I a 5 ! ew ,gm 1 p-lg' 1 O Q ENN fl ,,....4. ' . 5 1 ' dl. 1 , ' A . , 'Si ' ff. . A. " f -V or 0 H 'ap - I O at fi w " P e , ' W' 1 . 6 -, ...4..,,.. , .Loki 'Yo --or NN, E .4 x With a look of determination, band member joe Metzger, a junior from Bon Aire. pounds out the rhythm. He kept the beat on the tri-toms. Nec TRN Bass drummer Thais Klinefelter-Mariion, a Clarksville, Tenn., freshman, uses her drum as a seat as she listens to the director. The band had finished a two-hour practice. '4v"x 3 Noted mm. about 540,000 to buy as many as 175 new uniforms, he said. The extra uniforms were based on the band's prospect for growth. However, the music department denied the re- quests, this year allowing only 83,300 to repair uni- forms, Grugin said. "They say there isn't enough moneyf, And, according to Dr. Wayne Hobbs, head of the music department, there wasn't enough money for new uniforms or instruments. "They didn't get them because the money's not there," Hobbs said. "We generally try to forward most of their requests, but we just don't have the money." Since the uniforms were "pretty shoddy," the band may not be able to perform in the fall of 1987, Hobbs said. "We have the oldest band unifoms of any public university in the state," Hobbs said. "They look so bad. lt's pretty pitiful." Grugin suggested that the entire budget be re- moved from the music department except for the budget for sheet music and staff. Then the athletic department would control money for travel and instruments, and the budget for uniforms and spe- cial purchases would be directly under the universi- ty. The university should also consider increased funding for the band, Grugin said. "Schools our size anywhere need to operate on about a 250,000 bud- get. We're running on less than 5,oo0. "Trying to," he added. Meanwhile, the bandls public image and respect- ability suffered, according to Chuck Curry, a Horse Cave senior and president of the band. Curry gave two indicators of the low level of respect for the band: -During halftime of every home football game, members of the Hilltopper loo club were invited to a reception which distracted them from the bandls field show. When Western's band was leaving the field after a halftime performance during the Homecoming game, a high school band scheduled to perform marched "rudely" through them, Curry said. According to Grugin, such treatment affected the band's morale and performance. "They feel like nobody cares about them," he 42 Student Life .. ....... ....,... .... . . ....... .......... . ...... s .,.. , . s..-,..M.-.-......,,.,.., ..... ow,..M...a,.....,......,.s.,.....................,.. .... ....,.... .... ...a..m.-...a..M.,.,,W.....M..a.. A... ....... .. ................................ . .-... ..... -.aaa-,....a....a,.W...,.,.......... .......... .M------------------------ alan X , I if Q .. 5. ' QC, .. ..-as. ..,. fe. .i:"' " ,. . 1 1" f '--5 1. I '- i.. . f f 1- 4 -4 i - ' . l . .- 1. L - .:- -' 3.49901 said. "They're probably the most taken-for-granted band that live ever been connected with. They feel like they're low in priority and importance to the university. As a result, it has an effect on their spirit. "The other part is that it has a negative effect on their performance. You play better when you have better instruments. You feel better when you look better." Curry said perception of the band "has to do with personal school pride. "You'd hate for someone to come here and see that your band's been wearing the same uniform for I3 years. Y0u'd like to able to tell them you're just as proud of your organization as they are of theirs. There's no reason why the band shouldn't get as ,-Y -sf. Y wmmifmomvwzvfffe-vvmavaxmmavxmvmwmamm .iii 'iiffft much respect as other funiversityj organizations." Kimberly Hoffman, a Henderson sophomore who had played clarinet in the band for two years, said she thought the situation was improving but, "It'll take awhile. "I think we put a lot more effort into what we do than the amount of recognition we get back from the university or the public," she said. "I think as a group we're pretty friendly to other people. We attract a lot of people to this campus, whether it's to play in the band or whatever. We represent Western." I -Story by LaMont Jones jr. -Photos by Tim Broekema 'X Kuff' I.-ai' 1' 56, Tuba players jay Brown, a Hopkinsville freshmang McGhee Wathan, a Lagrange juniorg Robin Baker, a Bowling Green sophomore, and Rob McClellan, a Russellville junior, rehearse. They were in front of CEB. After hearing a wrong note, Edwina Goldsmith shows her disapproval. The band was playing during the rainy game in Smith Stadium against Boston University. With a high note on his trumpet, Kevin Briley, a senior from Evansville, Ind., practices with the band. The rehearsal was for the first game of the season against Gardner-Webb. 43 Marching Band Up in front of the podium on a Sunday evening, White leads the congregation in a message in the Salvation Army Building on Main Street. Services were held for people every Sunday morning and evening. In his office, White discusses parole terms with an inmate. The pre-release program also provided counseling on drug and alcohol abuse as part of the conditions for the inmate to rejoin society. 44 Studen! Life m l Corps of salvation n the small office, a huge Billy joel poster hung on the wall, and a hexagon-shaped fish tank sat on a desk. Behind the desk sat Richard White, a Bowling Green sophomore, who spent his time working for the Pre-Release Program of the Salva- tion Army. White, who was working on an associate degree in social work, was also in charge of the halfway house. This was one of the many programs run by the Salvation Army for federal offenders who were ready to get out on parole. "This is exactly what I want to do," White said. The Salvation Army was more than just a group that helped the underprivileged. They represented an international, religious and charitable movement. The organization was a branch of the Christian church which was designed and operated in a mili- tary fashion. White's job with the pre-release program took in federal offenders with 60 to 180 days left at the end of their sentences. "I am responsible while they're here to see that they go by the rules," White said. "The highlight of doing this job is when it comes time for an individual to be released, and you have seen his progress from day one," he said. Besides working all day at his job, White also worked with the young people and their groups, such as the Boys Club and the beginners band program. He also helped with any services that went on with the Salvation Army. White had been a member of the organization for three years. He originally worked as a "lodge- keeper" where he lived in the Salvation Army lodge with the transit people and took care of them at night. He also helped out during the day by working at the thrift store, the soup kitchen or the office. "This is a more personal field where one works directly with the people. If you can't work with them, then this is definitely not the job ffor youj," White said. "I enjoy it because I am a people- oriented person." White's wife was also a member of the Salvation Army church. She played an active role in many of the groups, also, including the Corps Cadets fa girls' groupl and the Bible study program. An advisory board, made up of local business people and Western professors, among others, ran the Bowling Green Salvation Army. "They were always very big support for the operation," White said. Other programs the Corps ran to benefit the public in Bowling Green were the soup kitchen, transit lodge and the Salvation Army Store, White said. "The problem that always happens fis thatl we couldn't do everything people expected us to do. It bothers me that we can't always help," he said. White felt that there was needed improvement for individuals who suffered from poverty and couldn't pay their bills. "Here in town, there was no money for individuals who got stranded," he said. "They're just out of luckf, Along with the many community programs of- fered by the Salvation Army, the organization re- ceived many donations from Western students. One of the big drives it conducted was for canned goods at Christmas, White said. His first year at Western, the residence halls brought in a large amount of canned goods. There were 700 to 800 baskets to give to the underprivi- leged. "We had enough canned food to last us the rest of the year," he said. The Salvation Army also collected clothes. Stu- dents did not usually mind donating, especially when they were going and coming from a break and cleaning out their closets, White said. In December the Corps raised 550,000 to help families for Christmas. "The support we got from Western students and the community was excellent," White said. Following in the footsteps of Mrs. White's par- ents, he and his wife planned to remain in the organization for a while. "fMy wife and Il both have the same goal - we want to be Salvation Army officers," White said. "The Corps bases everything we do on the love that God has for us," he said, "and we show that love to mankind." I -Story by Elizabeth Courtney -Photos by joe Futia V X rr ri Lying in front of his television set, Richard White, a sopho IIIOIC, relaxes after viewing a Hilltopper game in his Bowling Green apartment. White cuddled with his dog, a cocker spaniel called Bear. 45 Richard White voice of in piration "He has given me a new song to sing of praises to our God. Now many will hear of the glorious things he did for me and stand in awe before the Lord." Psalm 40:3 he young man sat cross-legged on the wood- en platform, releasing his energy by twirl- ing a staple between his fingers. The tweed sweater began to inch up his elbows as he talked, while socks wrinkled below the bottom of plaid pants. To listen to him, one would think he was just an ordinary student. "I'm not world-famous," he said. "It's not an honor to interview me." The voice was deep and sincere, ringing out tones like the bass pipes on a church organ, lending a clue as to how the young man had managed to accom- plish so much in so short a time. He was Tim Harris, a Woodburn senior, and his achievements nearly outnumbered his 21 years. He had recorded three albums, displayed his own paint- ings, sung jingles for radio spots and was a minister of music at Woodburn Baptist Church. Yet he did not believe he was highly talented. However, he did have strong belief in 77 r the Lord. He was willing to do whatever he could to spread God's word and in- still a love for God other people. "I'm going to do anything in the world that I can do to make an impact with Jesus Christ," Harris said. "If I can do that through music, I'll record al- bums until I'm blue in the face. If I can do it through painting, I'll do that. "And if I can do it through sitting down and playing marbles with some 5- year-old kid in the street, I'll play mar- bles in the street." j Harris got his first chance to record an album when he was just out of high school. Johnny Carr of Franklin, a veteran of music, visited his church one night when Harris was singing. "I've never considered myself a singer," Harris said. "I don't know why I decided to do it that night, but I did." When Carr heard him sing, he knew Harris "had a voice that I could work with," he said. "I love that kind of voice." Afterwards, Carr asked Harris if he had recorded before. "I didn't lie," Harris said, "but I really didn't let him know how little I knew about music. I said, "Ch sure, I can do that." After recording two songs in Carr's home studio, 46 Student Life Harris said he had honestly felt nothing would come out of it, although it had been fun being in a studio for the first time. However, Carr came back to church to do a concert, and he and Harris ended up singing togeth- er on a song called "Praise His Name, jerusalem." Later, Carr handed Harris a packet of music and told him he had a concert in about a week. "Just set this music together and you can do it-you can sing," he said. The two did their first concert within two weeks of meeting, and four years later, they were still doing joint concerts and recording together. It just happened, and I never looked for it," Harris said. "If I had ever thought I would be doing that, I would have banished the thought. That was ridiculous." The two musicians soon recorded their first Christian album, "Who Will You Serve?" It was a custom album, which meant that they were responsi- ble for all production costs. The money earned from the first batch of 4oo albums was sent to a mission- ary. There was never any question that the two would record Christian music. "I love contemporary music, but I never under- stood why we couldn't have music that you could enjoy and still call it gospel," Harris said. "I've committed my life to be a minister for Him," he said, "and I don't really care how I do that. I love the music and I love the concerts, but that's not the most important thing. My ultimate aim in life is not to be successful in music. "My ultimate aim in life is to express what I've found in jesus Christ and let kids, especially, and the world fhear thatj. I think music is the best way for me to do that right now." Likewise, Carr said he had made the decision four years ago to quit riding the fence between secular and Christian music. "I was playing in bars on Saturday night and playing in church on Sundays," he said. "I just had to stop that." Carr wrote the music and the words to the songs, while Harris did vocals. The two recorded a second album, "Mutual Backpattersf' the next year, and were picked up by a label. The album eventually went nationwide, and the company planned to re- lease a single. The second album was becoming widely known, Harris said, although it had been released much earlier. "That's really weird to have people getting ex- cited about music that you sang a year and a half ago," he said. "I've been singing those songs in concert over and over, and it's just now new to some people." A third album, "Harris and Carr III," had been recorded, but it had not yet been released on a big scale. Both Carr and Harris felt the album was an improvement over the first two. "It's interesting because the last thing I heard, we were doing well in some really strange places like Portland, Ore., or somewhere like that," Harris said. . Despite the success of the albums, I the two musicians had not become over- night millionaires. They gave many of their albums away, especially at con- certs, to people who could not afford them. Harris admitted he was often too anxious to give them away. "I don't have any tapes or albums in my house because I give them all away," he said. "I cannot charge money. I'm hard on myself, and I feel like they are going to get ripped off." He also said he had never sat down and listened to one of his tapes all the way through. "I just hear that half the notes are out of tune," he said. Calling himself a perfectionist, Harris said that Carr would have to tell him when to quit when they were recording. 'Tm just never satisfied with anything I do," he said. "I'd still be in the studio on my first album if I had it my way." Even though Harris did not display confidence in his abilities, Carr said he was definitely talented. "He doesn't practice," Carr said, "because it comes naturally to him." Although Harris said his music was important, he emphasized that his first commitment was to they -ix ' , H. . 1 ff, 1Qwf,grf.ax'f ' 1 . -4' them-,faffw '52 H:.'1f'.f,-wPfsfff1'ff V' we "eff" I ll 4' -i '3 . 8-I f .1-A , p x pi my 1T1"""' n l ' n islrf-S Y , , p n1,,,t , 41 sw. Looking out in the crowd, Harris presents his message through song during a small concert in a nearby church. The concert was held at the Sulfur Springs Baptist Church in Franklin. With a heart-shaped lollipop in his hand, Harris gives a student at Wanen East High School a "warm fuzzy" or a hug. Harris was a guest for the moming meeting of the Fellowship of Chris- tian Athletes. X- ,I i 1 l 47 Tim Harris In piration Com. Lord. He felt that the inspiration for his songs came from God. He knew that it was the Lord, he said, because he never sought to do it. "Sometimes I think it's like a miracle because I really don't think I sing that good," he said. "I think God is shielding everybody's ears because the mes- sage is so much more important than the music." The albums were just a small part of what Harris did. However, he said he had no way of knowing what was small in God's eyes. He did not know what was significant and what wasn't, he said. "You never know how God takes the little things in our life and makes something big out of it." Kacy Wilson, a Bowling Green senior, had been dating Harris for about two years. She also felt the albums were only a "little part of Tim," although she admitted that she was partial to them. "He's so much more than just a singer of contem- porary music," she said. "The first thing I think of when I think of Tim is his love for the Lord. I hope that is the first thing others notice." Saying he was "tender-hearted," Wilson said he "knows the right words to say to make me feel better. He always knows when I need to talk, too, even when I'm silent." Above all, Harris considered himself a minister. He loved the idea of committing himself to God and to people, and felt the church was the best way to do that. "You can pour your life into one body of people and minister to them Sunday after Sunday," he said. Ministering to children about God was the one thing Harris enjoyed the most. He did not feel they learned simply through his lectures in church, but rather, they were more receptive if he spent time with them doing other things. "You work with kids, but you don't just come up storming and hit them over the head with a Bible," he said. "You become their friend, and you just love them. You love them if you never see them in Sunday school. You love them if you never see them do a good thing in their life. "I think you have to earn the right to be heard, and you have to earn it through love." He did not feel that he had to be perfect for l - J N 48 Student life Early one morning, Harris paints in the Fine Arts Center's painting studio. Harris, a Woodburn senior art major, said that, "God gave everyone creativity because he was a creator himself." After performing at Sulfer Springs Baptist Church, Harris carries out his equipment. Harris used to play secular music until four years ago when he switched to performing only Christian music. children to love him. "What kids need more than perfection is an honest example," he said. If they realized that he was not perfect, Harris said, then that might help them more. The people who had meant the most to him as Christians were those who had lived in front of him, like his parents. Time was valuable when building relationships with people, he said, although it was something few seemed to have. Harris said that if he died, he would rathej' be remembered as a man who had time than as a ilnan who had albums. Viflaether he was singing a jingle to advertise "E.Zj Go Golf Carts" or designing the cover of his first album, Harris was comfortable with himself. A commercial art major, he hoped to somehow tie in his art career with those of music and the ministry. He had faith that God would show him the way for his future. "I want to sing a song that's perfect," he said. "I want to remember every person I ever meet. I just can't be good enough for myself." I -Story by jennifer Strange -Photos by Linda Sherwood 13 ST' ,auf Sitting across a cluttered table from one another, Harris dis- cusses a religion paper with his roommate, Bowling Green senior Mark Lord. The two shared an apartment off campus on Rock- creelc Drive. JT 222' - '.-E" w - A-.-web,-..., l I if if Q 4 1 X W. ih ' Wi! lg ,Qs-.... .gf Chanting arms control and education slogans, jack Hennion, 3 member of Yale's UCAM chapter, and Western's UCAM presi. dent Bruce Cambron, a Louisville junior, march toward Capitol Hill. Western was the only Kentucky college with a UCAM chapter. M' , X i I-.4 F H A gala at it . 5 H E f 'X Q. ef, , 1 , . L. .X . 4 ' i ' 7 5' I A X. f : 1 5 in , 1 5 Ml l i V-I 3 S ru: H Xrakghi 4 5 4 U. i I .Z 1 f 4 a. ' 'fiizixv iw .3 ',,, f . 2 : 'M' 4 ' f T 1 i fi ll Y N S ' V i-7' f , -Rfk-1, I .t ,, 1 IR 'X - am--- e. , f r X 'fur' on as 2 . "V i X Q., Ng-......,ff"'M 'N "ss, D M6 Q' iw, f Qs..:v', W L, H W, ex tv ex. X 'Q -f"f G up aft if 'lik' it X-SP 'Wo -1. NJN X! A.. A public speaking and group organization speech presented by Freeze Coordinator Ira Shore holds Bowling Green junior Keith Briggs' attention. The workshop was a part of the Lobby Day's program. Following Lobby Day, Chris Warrel, a Louisville freshman, talks to national UCAM members during a workshop. The workshops were designed to improve university UCAM organi- zations. 50 Student life I I 'i l l Q i ' f I C f I1 IH U Q Fl C E 0 fl t l hen 1 1 students traveled for I3 hours "The easiest part of the trip was seeing our con- Bunning, R-4th District. in cramped vehicles to lobby their gressmenf' Cambron, UCAM president, said. "We She and Bunning got into a debate on the lack of congressmen, it proved that in 1987 21 slept on hardwood floors, took cold showers, spent education spending in contrast to military spending. good job and a BMW weren't the only concerns too much money, saw rats and roaches and drove She said the congressman "kind of kicked her out" students had for their futures. through a blizzard to get to Washington and back." of the office when he changed the subject and said And when those II Western students joined But it was worth it, he said. he had other people waiting to see him. 'with more than 500 others nationwide for Hnational Cambron said he felt more confident when he Cornett said she planned to send the congress- llobby day, their voices were perhaps loud enough to returned to Bowling Green knowing that he and the man figures on education grants that had been cut. ibring change. growing UCAM group at Western were not alone These were the types of experiences Lobby Day l "I get mad when people say they canit change the in their efforts. had been providing since 1984, and the Western government," Bruce Cambron, 21 Louisville freSh- "But we still need a lot more support," he said. chapter had sent delegates for three years. man, said. "People think that it's not their job, and that seems Besides the lobbying activities, the national office That was what members of United Campuses to funny to me because that is what our country is in Washington organized a march to the Capitol Prevent Nuclear War CUCAMJ were hoping fOr based on.', steps, with marchers carrying banners and signs when they lobbied on arms control issues-a change Debi Nlelcher, 3 freshman from Lexington, spoke displaying the last 1,439 weapons test dates, in the arms race and more specifically 21 change in with Rep. Larry Hopkins, R-6th District. Hopkins Cambron said these activities were great for shar- nuclear testing policy. was receptive to the idea of a comprehensive test ing resources with other students. The Western students went to Washington, ban, Melcher said, but he wouldn't commit to co- "You go away feeling more confident about your D.C., April 1-5 and spoke to both Kentucky Sena- sponsoring the bill coming up in Congress. activities," he said. tors, offices and five of the seven repreSent21tiVeS, The best thing about the UCATVI Lobby Day Each year Westernis UCAM participation has offices. was the number of students and campuses represent- grown. In 1986 five students were sent to Lobby Their mission was to gather congressional SUP- ed, Melcher said. Day, while the number more than doubled this year. port for the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty which "I was encouraged by the other students, know- Cambron said he planned to go next year. would limit nuclear weapons testing by the United ing there were others who cared about the same "But next year I want to try to get a meeting with States and the Soviet Union. issues I cared about," she said. President Ronald Reagan," Cambron said. "You The students came back to Bowling Green with One of the students wasn't as successful in her never know if you can until you ask." I mixed reactions about their congressmen's views, but lobbying efforts as the others. Melissa Cornett, a -Story by Kim Swift they were even more dedicated to arms control work. freshman from Fort Thomas, spoke with Rep, jim -Ph0t0S by IOC Futia eiiinidxff, ??'I A tp f ff its '-if .Quinte- Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty. In Senator Mitch McConnell's office, Westem UCAM members attempt to persuade him to see things their way. UCAM members wanted McConnell to vote for a verifiable On their first day in Washington, Western UCAM members go over last-minute details before lobbying senators and congress- men. The members marched and lobbied all day long and attend- ed workshops on their second day in Washington. 5 I UCAM QI If-f -1-'ri On hcl' Way t0 becoming an Official VVCSICYH gfad'-ISIC, I-Dfi The Saturda followin final exam week 1 260 raduates Y g 1 1 S Millay of Owensboro smiles during the commencement ceremony gather to be honored at Western's 130th graduation Ceremony- in Diddle Arena. Millay received a bachelor of fine arts degree in Awards were given and Gary Cox, executive director Of the interior design. 52 Student life Council of Higher Education, was the keynote speaker. "College Heights, we bail thee, We shall never fail thee Falter never-live forever, Hail! Hail.' I-fail!" -from "College Heights," Western's Alma Mater Sung by Mary E. Hancock at close of commence- ment eelings were mixed as 1,260 graduating sen- iors said goodbye to studying, finals and friends who had been a part of their lives for four years or more. "Half of me wants to leave and half of me doesn't," Hopkinsville senior jim Rogers said. "I'll miss the people and I was on the swim team so I'll miss that. But now that it's over with, I'm ready to get out and see the worldf, "I'm relieved I guess," Madisonville senior David Clark said. "I'll miss some of the times, but I won't miss studying all the time." The relief was also met with some anxiety-the anxiety that came with finding a job in the real world or continuing on to graduate school. "I'm still numb," Beth Breeden, an Cwenton senior, said. "I have to get my masters, so I'll be starting that next." The condition of the job market was reviewed by Gary Cox, the executive director of the Council of Higher Education, in his commencement address to the 1987 graduates. "In 25 years-according to Drucker-the U.S. will employ no larger a percentage of the labor force in manufacturing than it does now in farming," Cox , VI up dl, I l. 1 A l 1 Q 1 Z , , , 1 3 V , '. , Q 1 , I ,. T A , ' . .. M ' ' ' ,I 1 :' 1 1 W " ' A 4- A x -ea . 1 I ' .va , v, iff ... ,. , , , V iff 'E Nl A 41 X I said, referring to Peter F. Drucker and his article, "The Changed World Economy." Cox said higher education was the answer to the 'problem of low employment. "You who have had the foresight to increase iyour educational level are indeed to be congratulated ifor raising yourselves from a bleak futuref' he tolcl lthe new alumni. l l l l l l 1 l i l Some of the graduating seniors, however, had things other than jobs on their minds. Theresa Halcomb, a Russellville senior, had her fiance waiting for her in Washington, D.C. The two had been waiting until she graduated to get married. "He feels great about it," Halcomb said, laugh- ing. "He was behind me all the way. He helped push me through." Halcomb said she would miss Western, though. Western would remain a part of each graduate, President Kern Alexander said at the commence- ment, which was Western's Igoth. "Tomorrow and next year and the rest of your life, you will look back on Western with fond memo- ries . . . people, parties, athletic events, and possibly even the library," Alexander said. "On behalf of Western Kentucky University," off he added, "I want to express the deep sense of pride we feel for you." Alexander and Western were not the only ones proud of the graduates. Parents also had special feelings. "I feel better than President Reagan, I'm sure," Ray Pierce of Glasgow said. Pierce's son, Anthony, was graduating magna cum laude with a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering. "In his situation, he went to college a while, then worked a while. He did this on his own," Pierce said of his son. During the commencement ceremony, several graduates and faculty were honored for their achievements. Vice President for Academic Affairs Robert Haynes presented four members of Western's facul- ty with College Faculty Excellence Awards. janet Palmer, associate professor of administra- tive office systems, Betty M. Fulwood, associate pro- fessor of home economics and family living, Blaine Ferrell, associate professor of biology, and history professor Charles Bussey were honored with the awards. Graduating seniors who received awards were the FL WESYERI KHTUCKY HILLTUPPFRS following: Todd Cheever of London-Scholar of the College of Science, Technology and Health and the Ogden Scholarship award, Rebecca Frew of Bowling Green-Scholar of the College of Business Administration, and David Gray of Campbells- ville-Scholar of the College of Science, Technol- ogy and Health and the Ogden Scholarship Award. Also presented with awards were: Vicki Gregory of Bowling Green-Scholar of the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and the Ogden Scholarship Award, Edwina Hall of Elkton-Schol- ar of the College of Science, Technology and Health and the Ogden Scholarship Award, and Denisa Powell of Russellville-Scholar of the Col- lege of Education and Behavior Sciences. At a reception after the commencement, many of the graduates said their last goodbyes to Western and each other. "There are a lot of things and people I'm going to miss," Bardstown senior Steve Robertson said. "But I guess this is like both an ending and a beginning. 'Tm looking forward to the beginning." I -Story by Rob McCracken -Photos by Tim Broekema 1.1 In front of Diddle Arena, Bowling Green sophomore Bill Lowe takes a snapshot of his mother who had just received a bachelor of science degree in geography. A reception was held in Downing University Center after graduation. 53 Graduanon ad 'Q K I 153 . 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Calvert's interest in the program began when she decided to major in social work, concentrating on foster care for teenagers. Calvert, a Bowling Green senior, later became president of the Association of Student Social Workers at Western. But she had more than just an interest in her chosen field. She had been a foster child herself. On March 15, 1981, Calvert was taken from her mother and stepfather because of emotional abuse and turned over to the care of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. "I was going to run away on March 15, and that day a counselor at school noticed my problem and said, 'What's going on with you?' " Calvert ex- plained. That day she met her new social worker, Brenda Gildersleeve. "She was more influential than any foster parent I've had," Calvert said. Gildersleeve made sure Calvertis request to be kept at Warren East High School was met, even though Calvert was moved to five foster homes from age I5 to 19. "Every time I entered a new home, I stood there and faced a new 'family,' new bedroom, new cus- toms, new rules . . . I seemed at times to be more mature than many of my foster sisters. They often came to me seeking comfort and advice when things got roughf' Calvert said. "Most of my foster homes disrupted me more than my original home did." Since her mother had "parental rights," Calvert could not be adopted by any of her foster families. "I never wanted to be adopted," she said. "I just wanted to get out." Though she was unhappy at her foster homes, Calvert managed to pull top grades throughout high school. Her real mother's doubts about her ability and her real father's encouragement gave Calvert the incentive to achieve in order to prove herself. Dur- ing her senior year, Calvert placed third in the state speech tournament when she presented her oratory: "Foster Care-Good or Bad?" Then in 1984 Calvert made what she called a "clean break" by starting college at Western. She was on her own and independent from the state for the first time. "The first day of classes, I smiled and tried to make friends with people I met because I knew I didn't have anyone else," Calvert said. Calvert declared business as her major but, after taking a Career Advisement and Placement aptitude test, she discovered her interest to be in the social services. "Social workers usually begin their careers be- cause of personal reasons," Calvert said, although she didn't know of any other Western social work major who had been a foster child. "Now when people ask me my major, I proudly say 'social work' and know I've made the right choice," Calvert said. "Mom doesn't know about it fmy majorjy On the upswing, Little Sister Wilma McCoy, 13, of Bowling On one of their weekly outings, McCoy and Calvert share a Green, enjoys a swing ride at a local park as Big Sister Cindy conversation at a Topper baseball game. Besides emphasizing Calvert, a senior from Bowling Green, watches. Calvert first got communication in the relationship, Calvert valued the time involved in Big BrotherfBig Sister in 1985. shared and the challenges of being a Big Sister. 55 Cindy fo Calvrr! E I n. Walking arm-in-arm through a local park, McCoy and Calvert spend a Monday afternoon together. Calvert had been a foster child and wanted to help another child through the teen years. 56 Student We Q are ' .K X ,, . .,,,,,wg.- Xikii 195317. .5 1 , I ,, " ' f , W'-GYQ-: 'Hx , W , K if N 'S , J 3 -gt g, " N a Q 5 if ' ,ff 1 www f fe Ki ff 'V XW it ,- 1. H - e Z , T ,M yt., :Q 32? r, V, . g,,.t 5. R V Before going into the house, Little Sister McCoy gives Big Sister Calvert a hug after they had returned from an eventful aftemoon. Calvert became a Big Sister to receive something extra in her life. Keeper Com. She. may be jealous," she added. Calvert explained that she was doing something with her life, and her mother didn't expect it. "That's because most foster kids don't even stay in school. Fewer still go to college," she said. In December, 1985, Calvert got some real-life experience helping others as a Big Sister through the Big BrotherfBig Sister Program. Calvert was matched with McCoy, a Bowling Green Junior High student. Even with her outgoing nature and knowledge of social work, Calvert was unsure about relating to McCoy. "I was nervous about her liking me," Calvert confessed. Calvert had requested a sister in an older age group because she could relate to teenagers better, she said. She felt they might be going through a lot of the adjustment crises she had experienced as a foster child. Calvert enjoyed being a Big Sis and tried to take McCoy to any activity she thought her little sister would enjoy. "When I asked her where she wanted to go or what she wanted to do, she always said, 'I don't care,' " Calvert explained. "That's because going anywhere is fun for her since her mother doesn't have a car, and they never get out of their neighbor- 'Nan 'si 1 hood." Then, after four months, Calvert realized that she and McCoy never really communicated, and McCoy didn't seem to appreciate anything Calvert did for her. "We always went somewhere all the time," Cal- vert said. "Cne day I picked her up and said, 'We're going to my room and we're just going to talk.' I told her that unless we could communicate, we wer- en't going to stay together. I told her that she was the little sister I wanted, and if we couldn't work things out, I wasn't going to get another one." Through a few tears, McCoy opened up to Cal- vert. j "After that day, everything was fine," Calvert said. "Now she even says 'thank you' every time we do something together." Calvert believed that the attitude she had around McCoy did more for her than words. "If you say you'll be there at 3, be there at 3, not 4:3o," she said. "Maybe they'll learn from you and be the same way some day. "You also have to love each other and get along with their family," she said. McCoy lived with her mother and two younger sisters. Her father visited her but not on a regular basis, Calvert said. "I think her contact with him is limited," she said. Since her father was frequently gone, McCoy was eligible for the Big BrothersfBig Sisters program. McCoy's younger sister had a Big Sister volunteer --..,,, ----.-......,- .,,,.-04 -,-f" last year who couldn't cope with the family or the atmosphere, so she dropped out of the program, Calvert said, which had been disappointing to the child. "A Big Brother or Sister should be ready to accept unclean clothes or unappreciation in order to cope with the less fortunate kids that are in the program," Calvert said. Calvert valued the time and learned from the challenges of being a Big Sister. "If you want something extra in life, you should try it. Anybody with an interest in kids should be a Big Brother or Sister," she said. Though Calvert felt being a Big Sister to McCoy had helped make her independent, she was also dependent at the same time. With no family in Bowling Green, friends meant more to Calvert than they did to most people. She thought friends might sense her "clinging" nature. "My friends are the most important part of my life," she said. Staying active in college and being with McCoy kept Calvert from becoming lonely. She and McCoy were dependent on each other in a way most real sisters never were. McCoy was helping Calvert learn about teens and responsibility, while Calvert was the very best role model for a Big Sister that McCoy could ever hope to have. They truly were their own little family. I -Story by Stephanie Schilling -Photos by Greg Lovett 57 Cindy Io Calvert 'I 32? , . MQ-.N ' .ff www! w 58 Student life Drenched in Sweat, lead singer James Hall and lead guitarist johnny Thompson perform a routine together during a show. The two started James jauplyn when they got together and wrote eight original songs. While performing during one of the band's shows, Thompson keeps his play list at his feet. The list was used to remind Thompson of what songs were to be sung in which order. I l ames Iauplyn and the Park Avenue Dregs 5 packed their guitars into a room on the zznd l floor of Pearce-Ford Tower last fall and wrote ioriginal rock songs and practiced cover tunes. . By December, the band had played at the Sigma QPhi Epsilon and Delta Tau Delta fraternity houses, Lthe Top of the Tower restaurant and had opened lfor Nashville's Fur Trade at Picasso's where they played weekly. Bassist Michael Romanowski, a senior from Nashville, said James Jauplyn opened the Bowling Green music scene for other bands. "Before, everybody was in the shadow of Govern- ment Cheese," Romanowski said. "After we came along, other bands saw they didn't have to be as great as the Cheese to be liked. We could all be mediocre when we started." By mid-spring, other bands like Dixie Squid and Herman Nelson featuring Western students were part of Picasso's regulars. James Iauplyn began in September when lead singer and guitarist James Hall and lead guitarist johnny Thompson, both Nashville freshmen, Dregs o SOC Et teamed up and wrote eight original songs. "We were in rival bands in high school," Hall said. "We found out we were both going to Western and decided we ought to try to start something together." The pair later combined with drummer Pete Kar- bens, an Elizabethtown freshman, and Romanowski to round out the band. The name James Jauplyn and the Park Avenue Dregs reflected contrasting ideas that appealed to many different feelings, Romanowski said. This was what the band had hoped to do. "James is an average name, jauplyn reflects the '6os, Park Avenue reminds you of the ritzy and Dregs is a scummy word," Romanowski said. Before their first gig at the Sig Ep house, the band practiced in each of the members' dorm rooms - all in Pearce-Ford Tower. "We would turn down all the amps so we could sing over them, and Pete QKarbensj tapped on whatever book happened to be around," Thompson said. "It was kind of a pain, but it does save the ear drums." Hall, who wrote all the lyrics, said the band's originals tried to "shine a light on the darker side of humans." "What we write is music with a touch of realism. It sees life exactly how it is," Hall said. The band had written over zo songs by spring. Romanowski said james Jauplyn's music gave him a different feeling every time they played. "One time our songs will feel pop. Another ftimej it will feel real alternative. I guess mostly it's alternative, though," Romanowski said. Playing local gigs helped the band work its way into playing in Nashville. The band's goals in spring were to sign a record deal with a major record company. But Romanowski said "more realistically, for now our goal is to get our original songs down tight and put out an EP fExtended Playj. "We want to get good enough playing in Bowl- ing Green that we can play anywhere and stay tight." I -Story by joe Koniak -Photos by Scott Wiseman .a 1 Enbi " I In Johnny Thompson's apartment, james Hall, a Nashville, Tenn., freshman, and Buzz Frazier, a Lancaster freshman, relax. Thompson, a Nashville, Tenn., freshman, and Michael Roman- owski, a Nashville sophomore, sat on the floor. A crowd at Picasso's nightclub dances to the sound of james Iauplyn and the Park Ave. Dregs. Before the group played at Picasso's, they had played gigs at some fratemity parties and at The Top of the Tower restaurant. 59 james fauplyn fix X X 3 ot ju t in le handed he model plan when a person began college was usually - go to school, graduate, start a career and get married. But Glasgow senior Brian Laferty and his wife Allyson, a Louisville senior, jumped ahead in the model plan on May 19, 1985 and took "the plunge" into holy matrimony. "I planned on not getting marriedf' Allyson said. "I was going to be president of a large corporation." It all started when they were freshmen. Allyson met Brian when he was dating her suite-mate and, even then, they became best friends, she said. After dating for a year and a half, the couple became engaged and made plans to get married at the end of the summer of '85, Then the pair realized that they would probably spend as much or more money over the summer if they were just dating, so they shortened the engage- ment and moved the wedding date up to May. Brian said that even though his friends figured he would eventually marry Allyson, it was still a "major shock." "I was the first one to take the plunge," he said. 60 Student Life parents told her they would pay for her schooling as long as she didn't get married. But after the mar- riage, they decided to help her out, anyway. Financially, the Lafertys went against some of the horror stories that are sometimes scattered about newlyweds. For example, both had jobs when they were first getting on their feet. "I had a co-op job with GM fGeneral lVlotorsj," Allyson, who majored in human resources manage- ment, said. In the past school year, Brian, who majored in electrical engineering technology, worked a co-op job in the electronic division of the Eaton Corpora- tion, and Allyson worked as a personnel administra- tion assistant at the Dollar General Store's corporate headquarters. For the Lafertys, marriage life in their apartment seemed to differ dramatically from single life in the dorms. "You don't have the interruptions you have in a dorm," Allyson said. Their grades improved after the pair were mar- ried, too. This happened, they said, because they 4 After their supper, Brian tickles Allyson in their family room while their dog, Rags, looks at the excitement. The couple took the "plunge" into holy matrimony about two years before they planned on graduating. While Brian, an electrical engineering technology major from Glasgow, works on his senior project, a digital tacometer, Allyson studies her social psychology. Studying was a nightly event at their apartment. I 15' 7,, 'fl lil.. I rv-0-wgvw -. ' t iiimr-J . . - fir!!! :I l' ' ' A TX X XX X . N cept each other from procrastinating on things that ieeded to be done. Their marriage had not caused any confusion on zampus, except for the few times that Allyson was asked out. A big advantage, though, was that by getting married they accomplished one of the major future plans in life, Allyson said. "We can sit back and take it easy on our future plans," she said. The idea of children was one plan the Lafertys said they would hold off on until they got jobs and settled down. The couple lived together in a nice apartment and even had a dog as a pet. And depending on the situation, they said they would suggest to others to do exactly what they did. "If you really love the person," Allyson said, "then there will be a way to make ends meet." I - Story by Fred White - Photos by john Dunham Before Allyson's organizational communication class in the Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center, Brian and she talk about what happened during the day's activities. Allyson was a senior man- agement major from Louisville. To escape studying, Brian and Allyson Laferty play a game of chess on the living room floor. Wanting a different view of the game, Allyson climbed on Brian's back in the couple's Knox Manor apartment. 61 fwurned couple , AA Q3 V 3 ,V - 'v fi? ', 4 ' , , ., . , e , ff '55 'ff ' 1 , . , yr " ,iff A . Q ' Santa spreads Christmas cheer to 1,500 boys and girls in the Bowling Green area. Ben May, a junior from Owensboro, com- forted crying Keesha Deberry, daughter of Melanie and Jeff Deberry of Morgantown, in his role as Santa. The 7-year-old son of Lee and Trisha Smith of Morgantown, Ryan Smith, waits his turn to see St. Nick. More than 300 children from pre-teens to a two-weelc-old baby got a turn on Santa's lap during a six-hour shift. 1 ' 'wsu 5 af independent Clau n a world where millions of tykes believe in Santa Claus - even if just for a couple of weeks before Christmas - probably only a few ever imagine becoming Old Saint Nick. Playing Santa Claus for IO8 hours at Greenwood Mall wasn't a dream come true for Owensboro ju- nior Ben May. However, spreading Christmas cheer to more than ISOO boys and girls in the Bowling Green area was indeed self-satisfying, he said. "Some kids say, 'Are you the real Santa Claus?' he said. "I say 'Yeahf They say 'Oh.' " May was one of four men hired to impersonate Santa from Nov. I5 through Dec. 24. The mall provided the hallmark red, black and white uniform, makeup, and a white beard and moustache. May provided the ears to hear scores of wishes and the mouth to inform kids their wishes would not be granted if they weren't good and didn't obey their parents. To those who asked what he wore "when it's not Christmas," he replied, "I'm just a human being like you. I don't wear this suit every day of the year." May said he wanted the job because he enjoyed doing it for two days in 1985 when he substituted for a Kappa Alpha brother. "I enjoy working with the kids, so I told Irene fBates, marketing manager at Greenwood Nlallj that I'd be interested in doing it again." So he did it again. May said he didn't mind the 20 minutes it took to dress and apply makeup. He didn't mind the uncomfortable outfit, although, "It's thick and the padding adds to the heatf' he said. ,. . 'bf ij., . t. '-S31 " 5, .A g. Q4 r'H M. , , .. M.. fp.. whiff? J., .... kefgiijg, ,Q - 1 v"'2 .1- l-le could even overlook the teenagers who tried to pull his beard and taunt him as he left his dressing room. So he sat in his big armchair in the 'jcandy landn of the mall's center court, wearing a happy face, waving to passersby and greeting children one by one. More than 300 children on a six-hour shift got a turn on Santa's lap, from pre-teens to a baby only two weeks old, he said. lVlost of them had no prob- lem pouring out their hearts' desires, but some did. "Some of the kids are so shy you have to milk 'em to get 'em to say three words," he said. "And then there are some who want to talk for three days. You have to kind of cut 'em off and say 'Thank you.' " May laughed. "One kid asked me if I had a steering wheel in my sleigh," he said. Playing the good guy from the North Pole wasn't always cool, May said. "You have your brats, the little kids that just get on your nerves," he said. "But most of the kids, they believe in Santa Claus. Some of them give me things. Most of them are paintings and drawings, and I keep all of them." May smiled and slightly blushed, then seemed saddened. "One girl gave me a pencil holder that she had wrapped," he said. "I sort of felt sorry for the girl because she made it for Santa Claus and some guy named Ben May got it. "Poor little girl," he said, chuckling. Being privy to children's thoughts and secrets also brought sadness, he said. "It's kind of sad sometimes when I ask kids to be good to their mom and dad," he said. "This one little girl said she didn't have a mom or a dad. And you feel bad and say you're sorry and try to change the subjectf, May, who had also been the Easter Bunny, said kids make the jobs worth having. "Every kid is a different person," he said. "I guess I like working with kids." I -Story by LaMont Jones Jr. -Photos by Sam Upshaw jr. During his Santa duty at the Greenwood Mall, May takes a break from the excitement of portraying Old St. Nick. lVlay played Santa Claus for I08 hours in which it took him zo minutes to apply makeup and dress. 63 Santa Claus , , vm, h 781 g e 4 wa A ilgifo- ?2?" 1m" ' . ' -W. , V X". . ev YS dye K i In X me v Steve Hanks The rodeo brought in people of all ages including 7-year-old Franlclin, Tenn., native Eric Dralce. Dralce was laughing at the clowns during the intermission of the rodeo which was held to raise money for the Agriculture department. Competing in the fourth annual WKU championship rodeo, one of the cowboys in the bucking bronco competition uses his concentration to stay on the horse. A majority ofthe money that the department received went toward recruitment. 64 Student life ww null- Mi - Steve Hanks 4 I -i 5 ju t horsing around he blaring twang of country music grew si- lent. The strong odor of animals was temporar- .ly forgotten. For an instant, the dust in the air seemed sus- pended. Suddenly, the gates opened and an excited, anx- ous steer exploded from the gate with three first- rime cowboys dragging behind it. "They should put us in a cigarette ad," said Susie Flanigin, a Big Horn, Wyo., sophomore and mem- oer of the Horseman's Association team in the wild steer race. f The steer race, at intermission on a Saturday jnight, gave Western students and faculty a chance to cowpoke in the fourth annual WKU Champion- jship Rodeo. It was held at Western's Agriculture Exposition Center jan. 23 and 24. Teams in the steer race were made of three peo- ple. Two guided the bucking animal across the arena pwhile one rode it. "Quick reflexes are the number-one thing," said Cadiz junior Michael Shelton, a member of the Alpha Gamma Rho team. Most steer racers were first-timers and lacked instructions in racing large farm animals. "We just asked how to hold onto it," said Cullen Page, a Sullivan, Ind., sophomore and AGR team member. Some were not informed of their participation until minutes before the event. :LA - - - Q77 re we doing something with a steer. asked Dr. David Coffey, agriculture professor and a last- minute faculty team recruit. Despite being dragged out of the concession stand to race steers, Coffey said he would do it again, expecially since the rodeo benefited the agriculture department. "I donft know many departments on campus whose students and faculty would dedicate a Friday and Saturday to do this," Coffey said. Students and faculty ran concessions, helped or- ganize the rodeo and participated in the steer race. "We are dedicatedf, Coffey said. Members of the winning team, the Horseman's Association, were Evansville, Ind., junior Dan Her- mann, Crestwood junior Mike jones, and Flanigin. Racing steer was just a modest beginning for Flanigin. "Hell . . . I'd ride a bull . . . No, I w0uldn't ride a bull,,' she said, "but I'm working on it." Flanigin was not the only one ready to wrangle cattle again. "Oh, I'd do it again tomorrow," Page said. Steer racing, however, was not the main event in the rodeo. Bulls, bruises and bozos also captured the crowd's interest. "I like the clowns best,,' said 8-year-old jeremy Peterson, a Greenville resident. "They're funny." Snow and icy conditions Saturday night prob- ably kept some fans away, Coffey said, but most who were there found it enjoyable. i - Herman Adams "I've been here all three times," said Madisonville senior Mike Johnston, "and each time it has gotten betterf' The crowd of 3,000 brought in about 32,100 for the department, said Dr. Luther Hughes, agricul- ture department head. The proceeds from the rodeo went to "areas that otherwise wouldn't get help," Hughes said. "The great bulk of it goes to the recruitment of students ffor the agriculture departmentjf' Most students who participated in or helped host the rodeo agreed that it helped the agriculture de- partment. The rodeo Ubenefited different agricul- tural clubs by giving them opportunities to go places, see new people, and compete in different activities," Shelton said. Aside from the financial benefits, the rodeo also provided "some publicity . . . from the department deciding to use something that's a community ser- vice," Hughes said. "The money's not the bottom line," Hughes said. "The bottom line is the ability to search out and recruit students." Hermann saw the next year's rodeo as another chance to help the agriculture department and an- other chance to wrangle dogies. Steer racing was also in his future, he said. "The challenge is therefy I -Story by Rob McCracken - Sreve Hanks A participant racing against the clock rushes by the crowd after completing the turns in the barrel race. Approximately 3,000 people attended the rodeo at the Agriculture Exposition Center which brought in about s2,I0O. 65 Rodeo With his eyes on the ball, Bowling Green sophomore Chris Tyler prepares to return a pingpong volley. Western students found different forms of cheap entertainment on the fourth floor of Downing University Center. V V -Greg Lover: we-..-.'...-Me.-..,...,.-.-M. ,anna -on-an Lk' --sung r . ......,.,,,w,,. ,ffl , sgggxiz-9. ffyff N 7 4, 4 ' it . S ,, . . f J,,.1!,Rf. , 5 1 T4 5 611 7? 5 1 9 4 " V' f ,ff Jqff ?0ZfS'.7?ii .gains in " if inf" 5...-Fa' 66 swam uf., rv 3 .u iv if -Greg Lovett Second-run movies prove to be a way for students and others Trivial Pursuit keeps Greenville senior Beth Eaton and Crest- to have good entertainment at cut-rate prices. The Martin Twin view Hills senior David Wolff awake in Poland Hall during some Theaters at the Bowling Green Mall on Nashville Road offered early hours of the morning. Games like these were checked out of 99 cent movies in the Bowling Green area. all the residence halls' desks. -J Y I un that makes cent lmost every student in college experienced a problem that arose somewhere between the middle and the end of each semes- lzer-a lack of money. This lack of funds did not mean that students uit seeking entertainment, nor did it bring about a hortage of Friday nights. Most students felt they needed to get away from their homework at least once a week. As a result, finding ways to have inexpensive fun became a regu- lar pastime. "You can't go off campus and have a good time Rvithout spending a fortune," Phillip Woosley, a Bowling Green sophomore, said. l Western helped solve the situation with the con- struction of a new student center in 1970. Downing University Center offered the entire fourth floor as an area for students to relax and have fun without great expense. Many gathered on the fourth floor to play games l and pass away the time, among them Bowling Green freshman Kevin Counts. "It's excellent for the price," Counts said. Counts said he enjoyed playing the video games, bowling, billiards and pingpong at the center. DUC also offered darts, foosball and a wide-screen televi- sion. A theater on the ground floor showed second- run movies Wednesday through Saturday nights. The residence halls also had forms of entertain- -james Borcbuck ' ment available for students. Board games, footballs, basketballs and pingpong balls and paddles could be checked out at the front desk of each hall. Some had items such as ropes for tug-of-war. For those who would rather have watched than played, the ,315 activity fee paid with tuition entitled students to to every football, basketball, swimming, soccer or baseball game played at home during the regular season. Students could attend by simply showing their Western identification cards. Many enjoyed attending the sporting events. "I went to all the basketball games," Fort Mitch- ell sophomore Jeff Corbin said. Other students found amusement in assuming identities other than their own in role-playing, fan- tasy games such as Dungeons and Dragons and Arcanum. They also played Champions, a super hero game. "It's a great way to relieve tension, use your imagination and use your mind," LaGrange junior Josephine jacovino said. "If I don't have something to unwind with, I'll go crazy." These games were designed to let a person's imagination run wild while he completed a given mission. Some, however, preferred to sit back and let others do the role-playing for them. These students went to Gordon Wilson Hall, Van Meter Audito- rium or Russell Miller Theatre to see dramatiza- tions. Plays were more entertaining than movies for Nashville, Tenn., senior Ann Street. Street enjoyed theater more because the actors gave live perfor- mances in front of the audience. "It's good for learning," Julie Bunch, a Bowling Green sophomore, said. Bunch performed in stu- dent productions and was a member of the Dance Company, which was another way the university provided entertainment for less money. Student groups such as Interl-lall Council and University Center Board sponsored activities on campus, including dances, guest speakers and con- certs. Religious organizations also provided entertain- ment without a lot of expense. The Fellowship of Christian Athletes got students involved by offering dances and ice skating trips. However, the most inexpensive off-campus activ- ity was the 99-cent show at the Martin Theater in Bowling Green Mall. Like DUC Theater, it played second-run movies at a minimal price. There was almost always something happening around campus that did not cost much, if anything. Scott Taylor, director of student organizations and activities, said, "The people who say there is nothing to do just are not involved." I -Story by Brian Talbot ,F 1 .4-'-ef-W' ' '1"8'3l?F , . ,.i . W,-. V ,. ., ch Jeff WE 44141 "" T U VESITA NGN HOURS 'tg 1 P 68 Student We Walking to her car parked in the Kentucky Street parking lot, Dana Tipton, a senior from Greenville, leaves Rodes-Harlin Hall. Every Friday morning she packed and went home to her family. ' . I I I , ii I"""'-K .. -"' I L ,.,, -F A A Packed very Friday morning Dana Tipton crammed her laundry, books, typewriter and contact lenses solution into her blue ,79 Chevette and headed out to Greenville. She was one of the many Western students who "suitcased," or went home on weekends. But this suitcaser had never spent a weekend on campus. Instead, she drove 105 miles home and back. "If I stayed up here, what would I do but stay in my room or see a movie?" Tipton, a senior elemen- tary education major, said. "There's so much more at home." Many people on her wing in Rodes-I-Iarlin Hall went home on weekends so she fit right in, she said. 'Tm not the typical college student. I'm not into parties or any sorority," she said. Tipton's interests at home included her family and her church. She had taught Vacation Bible School for three years at Leighs Chapel General Baptist Church in Greenville. She also taught Sun- .,,..-,ag day school . At home she shared a room with her I8-year-old a . 4 4 ' During the week in her dorm, Tipton works hard on her p homework so that she can spend time with her family on the " weekend. The elementary education major drove 105 miles home and back in order to be with her family. A 'lv if I g ' 'ii OWSE , 1, if fl t ,,,,w,,,W,,,,,,,,,,,,.,,,,,,..,. . .. .,,.,..,....,.. - ii Q ii 2 E M . 'LD vlvl fir.: pb , ..- I ww 3 .f .ff , w ff M 'R ,E-.-t wg -Q... Qi' 8 1' .-,. ' ii' .. - . 4 l....,......,., A I n ' 1 I .. E 1 and homeward bound I I l I l J l 1 sister Renea, who was educably mentally handi- capped QEMI-D. Renea was a junior in the EMI-I program at Greenville High School and was looking forward to graduating in 1988. "We're really close," Tipton said. "She thinks I'm number one and watches everything I do. I have to watch what I do." Tipton described Renea as a sweet, loving person. "Everybody loves her and she loves most every- thing," she said. Her sister wrote to her while in study hall and looked forward to weekends when Tipton would be home. Tipton used to have time to go home in the middle of the week. "I never thought of my influence," Tipton said. "If I wasn't there, she'd be disappointed, but I don't think she'd be hurt." Tipton actually battled the elements once to re- turn home. It was Valentines Day weekend of 1986, "when everybody got stuck here because of all the snow," she remembered. "I was stuck in the Kentucky Street parking lot in back of Rodes fl-larlinj. My RA fresident assistant, and a guy I never saw again At Leighs Chapel General Baptist Church in Greenville, Tip- ton teaches her Sunday school class of third and fourth graders. She also taught Vacation Bible School for three years. wcvwudllhd ,. helped me get out. "My car was stuck on the ice and they both pushed, and I finally got out,', she said. It wasn't a problem driving home once she was on the highway, she said. Suitcasing brought Tipton closer family ties and new responsibilities. Teaching a Sunday school class provided a special challenge for Tipton. "I get to try out different discipline techniquesf' she said. "You can't be harsh in Sunday school. You have to use positive discipline - no yelling or paddling. Not that I would paddle, anyway," she added. Tipton wanted a teaching position in Muhlen- berg County or any other surrounding counties. She wanted to stay close to her family and never leave the state because she loves Kentucky, she said. Commuting to work wouldn't be a problem. She had commuted before. She drove 27 miles every day for two years to attend Madisonville Community College in Hopkins County. She graduated in 1985 with an associate of arts degree. The day she graduated from high school, Tipton said she wasn't going to college. "One week later I signed up for community college," she said. Tipton couldn't imagine life without her beliefs or morals. "As a junior transfer student, I didn't know anyone, and my faith helped me feel not so alone," she said. "There was always someone to talk to." "It ffaith, is so ingrained in me because I was raised in a Christian home," she said. It was hard to balance priorities, she said. School, her religion and her family, all took time. "I always take my books home, just in case," Tipton said. She stayed in the dorm a few Fridays to study, but usually studied just as well or better at home, she said. "I'm here five days a week. School life shouldn't be first," but often was, she said. "I donit leave my religion at home. I read my Bible at school and pray." Being home for weekends enabled her to keep active with her church and to keep up with her family. She went camping with her family in Kentucky, Tennessee, and Florida, and she would like to travel to Europe someday. That would definitely raise her Chevette's odom- eter more than driving home each weekend. I -Story by Rebecca Fullen -Photos by Tim Broekema l-l 41, As they prepare for the Sunday dinner, Tipton, 21, and her mother Leota Tipton, talk over the weeks's events. Suitcasing brought Tipton closer family ties and new responsibilities. Taking her religion very seriously, Tipton reads from the Bible to her Sunday school class one Sunday morning. According to Tipton, she considered Sunday a day of worship and family participation. 69 Dana Tipton S, fl, Z h I X .' : . a ,f N J-J' . six !:X ' li., irfdrall ' -. F Q, .4 A W i if ft r ,. 42,44 ,. 5 "1 1- if A letter from her mother awaits Shepard at her apartment on ' State Street when she returned from work. The business manage- ment major went home only a couple of times during Thanksgiv- ing and Christmas to see her parents. After a day's work at Castner Knott, Shepard falls asleep """' while reading a magazine in her apartment. The senior from Murray worked as a sales clerk in the children's section of the department store in Greenwood Mall. aw, he . 1,5 , f I. M6 r,",p ,Morgar . 'IN 'WM 4 .,: .-., 3 gal. -1.13-J, ,- I 1 14 i 1 V xl J 3 -fn. . Q -G. H l px 'ax s' . i 1 Q.f,.f,3 -Vids 1 i gf, 'f ?J. ,: I STG. 1, Y to , Frf S Mk -+A. 'S .lj 1 -Ill-- --III-W --I'!lil llll l!gi, If lm: :!!ll!1-'ll-Q3':55,5 MQ --.14 2335- , .,,,......fi ,, ,ht ...N ' ia . ,rf ' iff. -. ".fff,g . , f , N-iq V cf Q, 4 , , n H ,. Q ky 1 ,A ,uhh af, . .5 a , ,.,,,x y ' 4 5 '- 4' , , ' JH ,pf ,g-4 -,qwgq k lrvlg- SA - - fy-I , ff-45 . 'f ' , , We f . - ' '6- 4 s ' ' L is., f. V. ' 'IM ft- -Q H 3 W it + :ninth f H -II Ilfli T31 Q., 'E 1 - 5x'llllE.'!5iw' ,. . . - , L "wiv "'-0' ' " 'A ., A ., ug' ,pa , A . , . s I . ,. - 3 rf Go: ' ' -.i.bf"" ...I-24 ir' G, .f- a .tv ,.,. ., .-, 0 as 70 Student life I i t A l f it was a weekend, senior Kate Shepard might Q7 have been seen at work, on her bike or with her 3' boyfriend-anywhere but in her car driving ihome. 3 Although Shepard lived in Murray, she only Qwent home a couple of times a year during Thanks- 1 giving and Christmas. Shepard was a contradiction T to the theory that all Western students went home for the weekends. l "My first two years I didn't have a car, and I I decided that I wouldn't go home for the first six or seven weeks," Shepard, a business management ma- jor, said. "My roommate went home every weekend, but I think that's the easy way out." Spending so much time at school seemed under- standable for a student from another state, but why would an in-state student choose to go home so little? "I like being away from home," Shepard said. "I like the responsibility." Responsibilities were part of the reason Shepard stayed in Bowling Green. Besides her job as a sales- person at Castner Knott, she had been a member of the Dance Company, Delta Sigma Pi business fra- ternity, the Western Flyers cycling club and the Bound lo Bowling Gree Western Players drama club. She also had the hon- ors of being a Homecoming queen candidate and a Kappa Sigma Calendar Girl. "I was always very involved in high school," she said. "It just seemed natural that I should become active at Western." Having so many interests kept Shepard so busy that she had little time to think about going back to Murray. "With all my activities and work," she said, "I have to utilize my weekends for studying." Although Murray was a college town, the thought of staying there to go to school never appealed to Shepard. "A lot of people from my school went to Murray, and my father is a teacher there," she said. "My best friends, however, mostly went out of state, so they are never at home either. "Initially, my parents did miss me a lot, but they both work and keep very busy," she said. "When I do go home we do something special. It's like a kind of homecoming." Besides staying in Bowling Green during the school year, Shepard also spent many of her sum- mers away from home. She taught at a camp in New QW it . ,vii 7 X .llj Reading to pass the time, Shepard waits for her laundry to spin dry. Shepard had been involved in several organizations on campus besides being a Homecoming queen candidate and a Kappa Sigma Calendar Girl. York one summer and interned at Walt Disney World in Florida during another. The following summer, thinking she might never spend that much time at home again, she returned to Murray. The summer before her senior year, Shepard stayed in Bowling Green and worked at Patrick's Restaurant and Castner Knott. Shepard planned to go into management training after graduation at an affiliate of Castner Knott in Louisville. "I must have spent Q2 percent of my time here at school," she said. "I think it's sad that so many students choose to go home all the time. If you go home so much, you get so attached that it's hard to break the ties when you graduate." If there was a weekend in Bowling Green when the dorms were empty and the streets deserted, Kate Shepard was sure to be around somewhere. "Western is in a small town and a lot of students are always going to go homef' she said. "For me, though, I feel that it is my home." I -Story by Ewan Leslie -Photos by Elizabeth Courtney is After a quick stop at the grocery store, Shepard juggles three bags. Shepard usually did her shopping at the Kroger on the Nashville Road. At the children's department in Castner Knott, Shepard makes a call regarding some returned merchandise. She planned to enter management training with a Castner Knott affiliate in Louisville upon graduation. 7 I Kate Shepard 1 . niet? Q ff -as 7 if. "j-ggi! . , arggg' ., A D ' 1' , . .aa , I I ou see where your waist is? Yea, that ledge. See if you can use some low hand-holds and stand on that. "Now remember how I said to go in behind stuff? You're going to have to use those and some toe holds. You're doing real good, real good . . . Try to traverse right, because you're going to be in a pendulum if you fall from there. Do you want me to lower you down or do you want to untie and walk down?" That was how Mark Howard, a Bowling Green graduate student, would talk a climber up a cliff while Howard belayed. Belaying was a technique where one person on the ground held the rope attached to a climber, ensuring the safety of the climber. Howard had been climbing for three years, two of those seriously, he said. "There's nobody out on the rock but yourself, so anytime you do the climb, it's you doing the climb yourself. Nobody else does it for you," Howard said. The person who really opened up the rock climb- ing area of South Central Kentucky was jack Dick- ey, Howard said. Dickey, a Western graduate, wrote the climbers' guide for the area in 1981. "My goal before I leave here is to climb every climb that Jack climbed,'7 Howard said. "I have only three more climbs to make to do this." Dickey was from a generation of climbers in this area from 1979-1981, and a sub-second generation followed. "I am a third-generation climber fone of rdf,-' '41 ff On the "Sand in your pants" climb, Logan Leachman, a Bowling Green freshman, begins to pendulum after slipping as Bruce Cambron, a Louisville sophomore, looks on. Leachman was attempting to top-rope up the cliff. 72 Student Lafe O eight to IO peoplej, and I'm about ready to go," Howard said. "That's why I'm trying harder now to find people to start climbing, so the climbing will continue. "What we do is free climb," Howard said. "We use no mechanical means to make forward progress." Free climbing had three sub-categories: lead, top- rope and bouldering. "I've been lead climbing for a year now, and top- roping two," Howard said. Lead climbing involved one person trailing a rope and putting protection between cracks and wedges, clipping the rope into each piece of equipment. The climber placed this protection as far above his head as possible, so if he took a "screamer" fa type of fallj, the distance of the fall would not cause an injury, Howard said. Lead climbing was mainly for rocks that were too tall to top-rope. In the top-roping situation, a piece of webbing was tied to a tree with a pulley and two carabiners, or equipment that secured the rope to the rock, How- ard said. The rope was run from the ground up through the pulley and back down. At the bottom, the climber tied onto one side of the rope and the belay person managed the other side by holding the rope tight or letting out slack, whichever was necessary to keep the other person from falling. "The only thing a rope is used for is to keep you from falling and killing yourself," Phil Sansom, a Bowling Green resident and a fellow climber, said. "It's just for safety. "You have to forget about the height and just concentrate on the rock," he said. Another type of climbing was bouldering. "Bouldering is fun because you can get five or six feet off the ground and do a lot of very, very difficult moves," Sansom said. "A lot of climbers make careers of bouldering. "The biggest rule about climbing is ftoj let your feet do all the climbing," he said. "The best thing about the climb is you can go anywhere you want to." Rock climbing was rated by the Yosemite Deci- mal System. The system started at classes one and two, which judged degrees of difficulty in hiking trails. Classes three and four were bushwhacking, or cutting a trail while walking, and scrambling, which n the k meant crouching on steep inclines. Class five climbs, the most difficult, required protection and more cautious moves. The climbs started with a 5.1 and moved up to 5.12, according to Dickey's 1981 climbing guide. Since that time the scale moved up to 5.14. Only a select few in the world had accomplished this. "I would like to become a solid 5.11 leader," Howard said, "and be a second in .12. I'm a solid .9 leader right now, and I can second fassistj .Io and some .II,,, he said. "You see, there's a big mental difference between leading and secondingf' The most recent generation of climbers had add- ed only five or six first-known climbs. Part of the reason for the low amount of new routes was "be- cause of the limited amount of climbable rocks," Howard said. These new climbs included: Girls of Prey frating 5.10-l-Q, Ranger 45.9-Y, Ranger Puk- ing in Hell f5.IO'l'f5.II-J, Trivial Tie-In f5.7J, Smack f5.8j, Atomic Rasta j.9+,, and the most recent climb, Talsmatic f5.9-l-Q. After the completion of a new climb, the first person who had accomplished it got to name the climb. The rating was determined by a group deci- sion. Other names from past generation climbs includ- ed Sand in Your Pants, Superman, Journey to Ixt- lan, Son of Abyss, Greg's Regret, The Great Hand- hold joke, Unique Hypotenuse and Bottle Cap. Some routes were located so close together that if a climber was using a guide book, he could acciden- tally get on a wrong route. The names of climbs, even though they seemed humorous, could prevent a climber from getting on a route that was above his level of ability, Howard said. The names also served as a representation of the climb, revealing what the first climber experienced or how he made a difficult move. Naming a climb was second only to actually ac- complishing the climb. According to Sansom, the real accomplishment was "beating the difficulty, not necessarily getting to the top." I -Story by Kim Spann -Photos by Royce Vibbert Pressed against the side of the rock, Mark Howard, a Bowling Green graduate student, stretches to reach another handhold. He struggled to complete the climb "Sand In Your Pants" in an area called Greencastle Cliffs. A l M' '55 'Q Zig? Jw .' WQWZZ2: xf. K S115 , .V 4 ,TL if 4-if iff' K is ' X W -:ig J F J, A I , .. K .4 . ,a Q, 1 'fy ML Q 4 Q" xv: " if af pig, 6 ff "Pj I Y X, Q 11 ,V , ,K 5 v 1 q ' QE y K '53 Q 4 i 1- 3: A3 X, fi if Q K 51152 3 ,J 5, 'lfgfy 2? " ' ii ,Q K. n fe' RQ 5 ' as 1 , ,, A1 iq! , .3 .r HN., w r 55 VM" I '45 -f,, x 4 f it ff? L -e 'Q -H3 - s A c P , z af I f ar r 1 'L 5 I I I 1 f 1, 5 Q f I Hs , 1 4 4 Bra 4 x-A-XL estin his wings he sky wasn't the limit for sophomore By- ron Dupin. It was just the beginning. Clad in a leather jacket, khaki pants and dark glasses, the zo-year-old Dupin was ready to soar. Dupin, a Louisville native, started flight lessons in June 1986. Within a year, he planned to receive his pil0t's license. "In all other activities, there seem to be limits," Dupin said. "With flying, there doesn't seem to be any limit." Dupin had to pass medical, written, oral and pilot skills exams to obtain a license. Although there was no minimum flight experience required, students averaged 40 to 60 hours of lessons before taking the pilot's test. Instructed by pilot Randy Henderson, Dupin made weekly trips to Louisville for lessons at Bow- man Field. "I've always had the dream of flying," he said. "I never pursued it because I didn't think I'd have time. But I made the time because that's what I want to do for the rest of my life." Dupin's ultimate goal was to be a Marine Corps pilot. "I believe the greatest service I could do would be to serve my country, and that's how I could do it best," he said. Although he was not in ROTC, Dupin took ROTC courses and participated in Special Forces. "If you want to be a good pilot you have to have discipline and you have to know your mental and physical limits," he said. "Special Forces builds on that." His dream of being up in the sky was sparked at age two when he saw the first moon walk. Ever since that time, Dupin has wanted to have something to do with space or aviation. His favorite parts of flying were the steep turns, stalls and "stuff where you push the plane to its limit," he said. But his first lesson was more cautious. "I was scared, of course. It's a different experience having control of the plane," he said. "Landing was the scariest part." When enclosed in the loud. vibrating capsule, Dupin felt a freedom that few students probably would ever experience. "When you're taxiing down the runway, it feels like you're attached to the earth," he said. "When you pull up there's a feeling of release. It's peaceful and calm." Dupin and three men from his church bought a 180-horse power single-engine Grumman American Tiger airplane in the fall. Purchasing the white plane with red and blue stripes was another step toward turning his vision into a reality. When he wasn't taking lessons, he flew with other friends or his pastor, Garry Pate. He enjoyed the encouragement from his fellow enthusiasts. "It's nice to have someone who's almost as nuts about planes as I am to talk to about it," he said. But at 840 per class, taking flying lessons was not a cheap hobby. However, Dupin didn't regret the more than 51,200 he'd spent on learning how to fly. He had saved money from high school jobs and later decided to use it in pursuit of his dream. "If something means as much to you as flying means to me, then there's no sacrifice involved," he said. "That's what means the most to me right now." Flying was an endless excitement for Dupin. He would always find a way to fulfill his desires. "If it meant working three months to fly once, I'd do it," Dupin said. "You're in a different world when you're in the air." I -Story by Kim Saylor -Photos by Bob Bruck Student pilot Byron Dupin, Louisville sophomore, takes instructions from fellow pilot and church pastor, Garry Pate, while flying above Louisville. Dupin had to pass medical, oral and pilot skill exams to obtain his license. -'S l Zin.. Before his one-hour lesson, Dupin checks the fluid level in the plane. He had saved money from high school jobs and had spent 40 to 60 hours of flight time and more than 51,200 learning how to fly. Going through the checks before take off, Dupin leans out the window to checlc the flaps. The flaps were used to initiate steep turns, stalls and "stuff where you push the plane to its limits," which were his favorite parts of flying. 41 'H-D Eine 'Wa ix- M. QR E ,next I I 1 If R :htm .f, gf :ef .Pg N-.,,,QNL my gym Coming into Clark County, Indiana Airport, Dupin starts to land his four-seater single-engined Grumman American Tiger airplane. Dupin and three men from his church bought the airplane the previous fall. 75 Byron Dupin WK' With a hug and a smile, Lesley Brown, a Louisville junior, and F J I V, 1. Noel Harris, a Chicago, Ill., senior, reveal how people can be ,X Z ,,," A , happy regardless of their race. The couple met during the sum- I P f , wl H mer of 1985. Y' X " -nj., Q Q ',. 3 - 1 , Scanning the shelves in Houchens, Harris and Brown search Q it X x f aw for groceries for Brown. The couple often cooked meals and ate Q A " ' A supper together in Brown's dorm room in Central Hall. D. - gqlg 5 76 Student Life 3 f 1 -l l l 1 l i I They see no barrier s the couple walked into the crowded res- i taurant, people stared. The waitress showed them to a table, and customers ilooked and whispered to each other. The two wer- en't famous-just different. As an interracial couple, Noel Harris and Lesley 1 Brown were used to glaring looks, not only in restau- grants but other public places as well. l The reactions they got in Bowling Green were not pleasant, according to Brown, a Louisville ju- l nior. "There are people who outright stare. People turn around and whisper something to the person sitting next to them, and then that person will turn around and look," she said. Brown was more tolerant of those reactions be- fore she went to Harris' home in Chicago. "It didn't bother me that much before because I expected it. I knew that's how it was and that's what happens," she said. "But after I went to Chicago and saw that people don't have to act like that, fnowj it's not acceptable." Harris, a 22-year-old senior, transferred to West- ern with three other friends in 1985 from Triton Junior College in Chicago. He met Brown in Down- ing University Center during summer football camp. "She was about I0 feet away from me, and I was sitting with a couple of guys from the team and I said, 'That's going to be my girlfriend,' " Harris said. But Brown didn't see it that way. "He yelled something at me, and I got mad at him and he apologized later," she said. Harris had yelled, "I've seen you in one of my dreams," and Brown gave him "a look that could kill," he said. "I thought she had misunderstood what I said, so I told her I was sorry she had gotten offended." After the rough start, the two became friends. It wasn't until January 1986 that they became a couple. "When I first saw her, it was strictly physical. She looked great," Harris said. "As I got to talking to her, she was real nice, caring and honest. I knew all the time that we were going to get together." It took Brown longer to realize her feelings, but she knew after Christmas break in 1985 that it was more than friendship. "I knew how she felt. I knew she was starting to like me, but she wouldn't let me see it," Harris said. As a result, he decided to force her hand by saying he was going to date other girls. And it worked. just like other couples, the attraction between the two was based on personal characteristics and phys- ical traits. "I-Ie's kinda crazy," Brown said. "I-Ie's very easy to talk to, and he's warm, considerate and polite." "Even though we're from different backgrounds, we like the same things," Harris said. "I think we complement each other well. "She's teaching me a lot about here fKen- tuckyJ," he said. "I teach her about city life. I've had my own apartment since I was 18." Harris came to Western to play football and to slow down after the fast pace of city life. "I didn't know I was going backwards in time," he said. "I didn't know it was going to be so polarized." Although he was homesick at first, Harris It 1 f .- X' WP ', learned to deal with the change in lifestyles. Brown, however, became less tolerant of people's attitudes. "It's made me look at Kentucky a lot differently, more objectively," she said. The reactions came from both sides of the racial barrier. In Chicago none of Harris' friends had said, "You have a white girlfriend," he said. But at Western, people told him that because he had a white girlfriend, some thought he wanted to be white. "That's their idea," he said. "I'm Noel and she's Lesley." For Brown, zo, the negative views weren't just from society, but from her family as well. "They don,t understand. They don't know enough about black people or people of any other race besides their own," she said. "It's created quite a few problems between us." Harris took her to California to meet his mother and two sisters over Thanksgiving. During Christ- mas break, Brown met his other two sisters in Ohio. She felt nervous about meeting Harris' family, but they got along great, he said. "I was scared to death,', Brown said. "I know how things are in Louisville, and I expected maybe a little prejudice." Through their relationship, Brown had learned about people and realized which ones were her friends. "The friends that I have that I truly consider friends don't seem to care fabout who I dateQ," she said. "They know me personally and they know Noel personally, and they can get past seeing just colors." Like most successful pairs, communication was ay During a Lampkin Park picnic, Brown and Harris share a barbequed rib. "I try not to live in the future," Harris said. "I think we've got a great relationship." 77 Intmaalzl dating Barrier mm. key part of their relationship. "If something bothers me about something Les- ley does, then we can talk it out and vice versa," Harris said. "You've got problems in any relation- ship. It depends on how you work through them." Even though they sometimes disagreed, Brown appreciated the openness and respect in their rela- tionship. "We express our views," she said. "That's what I like about Noel. I can express my views. He may have different ones, but he doesn't get upset fabout minejf, Although Harris and Brown strived to under- stand one another, they were often misunderstood by other people. Overcoming the negative attitudes of some teachers, students and society was a chal- lenge most other couples didn't have to face. When the pair went to church, they had to decide whether to go to a black church or a white church. The one they attended was mixed. "You would think church would be somewhere where you could go and people wouldn't look at you funny or talk about you there. You would expect people to be nice to you, but that's not always the case," Brown said. On the horse swings, Harris and Brown spend a spring day in Lampkin Park. The two said that they often had trouble dealing with dating one another in Kentucky, although the attitudes in Harris' hometown of Chicago were more open. l 78 Student Life "Really, we've been pretty fortunate at churches," Harris said. "I just go to church to talk to God, and if a person's got a problem with me at their church, then we're not talking to the same God." Since they had been together, the couple had seen some changes. When they first went to West Hall Cellar, Brown was the only white person there, and she felt a little uncomfortable. "Anybody could come, but I guess for some reason everybody says, 'That's a black hangout,' " Harris said. "I guess some white students said, 'I-Iey, let me see." They came over there and fnowj the crowd is starting to mix and mingle. "It's changing. It's slowly changing," Harris said. "It takes time for people to change." Brown's view was not as hopeful. "Things won't change much until kids that are around now grow up and get away from their mothers and fathers who've been like this for years and years," she said. "They'll see that different people aren't that differ- ent. They're still people." For Harris, it was a matter of patience. "It's like anything. If you try to force somebody to do some- thing, they're going to do the opposite. If you say, 'This is me,' and you find out for yourself, they will," he said. As a couple, they did not have serious future plans. "I try not to live in the future," Harris said. "I think we've got a great relationship, and before we start thinking about anything else, we both should finish school." Brown planned to attend medical school, possibly in Chicago. She was interested in becoming an emer- gency room doctor. With a degree in psychology, Harris wanted to work in a clinic with juvenile delinquents for a year. I-le also planned on getting a masters at a school in Chicago. Dating one another was a learning experience for both of them, but according to Harris, there wasn't much difference in dating someone from another race. "It depends on where you're at," he said. "I think it's a little more enriching because from someone from your own race you get the same stuff," Harris said. "We get two different versions of America." I -Story by Kim Saylor -Photos by Scott Wiseman J W . V La:-" ' "'- , ' Vf ,vb In her tenth-floor Central Hall room, Brown and Harris talce time to rest. The couple often did things together, including visiting Harris' family in California during Thanksgiving. alumni'-'H 'w ,ff ,Vw Y .. fr 4 A Bde? fi 'Q la 4: - Mya, fx v, ,, 4, 9, ,,4""' 'mx' . ,nwm .Aff x. X, JV-rf' 41 1 if JRNQ f 'AA . 79 Intmacial dating X , 2 'l 1 t pla on ord j f anything could link Shakespeare with James 'Dean or a mental institution with chickens that cried wolf, it would have to be the theater depart- iment. The season's productions included 'fMeasure for Measure," "When Are You Comin' Back to the Five and Dime, jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean," "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," and "Don't Count Your Chickens Before They Cry Wolf." The department's opening mainstage produc- tion, "Measure for Measure," was the first Shake- speare play in six years to be performed at Western. "When Are You Comin' Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean," was done by the department as a Series Ioo, a type of production which the department had not done for five years. A Series Ioo was a production done entirely by students. The budget was managed by students as well as directing, acting and overall production. According to Jackson Kesler, professor of theater and communication, a Series loo received more tech- nical support than a regular studio production. While the usual studio productions were showcases for student work, a Series loo play normally lasted longer and was intended for public scrutiny. The show was set in a "run-down five and dime store out in the middle of a deserted Texas town," Bowling Green senior Bart Lovins, the show's direc- tor, said. The set was complete with James Dean memora- bilia, a sodaifountain and a counter with stools like those found in downtown Bowling Green in Wool- worths. The play revolved around the "James Dean Dis- ciples" and the main character, Mona. played by Owensboro senior Michelle Ayer. Mona was an extremely devoted fan of the late James Dean, claim- ing to have had Dean's baby. The show included flashbacks between the early '50s and the mid-'7os. They helped explain that Mona didn't have Dean's baby but had the child of loc, Mona's friend and member of the Disciples. By the story's end, Mona had discovered that joe was a homosexual who had a sex change operation and came back to the five and dime as Jo Anne for the Disciples' reunion. According to Lovins, the show was done primar- ily because of the number of female characters. Sev- en women were leaving the theater department and this gave them the opportunity to perform. The show was "a full-length production done in Gordon Wilson Theatre with a produceable budget that will allow us to do a more well-rounded produc- tion," Lovins said. The cast did research in preparation for the show, including watching old james Dean movies. 'Tm happy with the production," Lovins said. "It could have been better. There's so many things I could do differently as a director." Kesler thought the show was very credible. "It was well-directed and acted," he said. "The faculty wouldn't allow the student to do a production if he weren't qualified." One of the more popular productions of the year H 5 X nina, ' . fx 'r. ' Wt 4.47 -foe Furia Backstage at Russell Miller Theatre, Nashville, Tenn., ju- niors Ann Street and Diane Himes get ready for the last perfor- mance of "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest." Street had a leading role in the play. was "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest." The play took place in a mental institution and revolved around characters, many of whom had supposedly been committed but who had actually admitted themselves. All of them hated the place but none had the courage to break away. Randle P. McMurphy, played by Gary L. Mar- lin, a Henderson freshman, was a character pretend- ing to be crazy so he could be committed to avoid a jail term. He tried to show the other men how to fight for themselves. The show dealt "a lot with conformity-breaking human conformity," Ann Street, a Nashville senior who played Nurse Ratched, said. "Nurse Ratched was like the god. She kept the place going. The whole show was about the conflict between Nurse Ratched and McMurphy." One of the actors, Matthew Foreman, who played Chief Bromden, was forced to choose be- tween keeping his part in the play or leaving the football team. Foreman's role as Chief Bromden was one of major importance since "Chief" was the first inmate to break from the institution. According to Street, Foreman had to rehearse with the show five nights a week. Foreman, a freshman from Indianapolis, Ind., and a theater major, decided to stay with the show. He was then asked to leave the football team and lost his scholarship to attend Western, Street said. The Children's Theater Touring Company, pro- moted by the Capitol Arts Center, presented shows for children not only in the Gordon Wilson The- atre, but also on tours. The touring company rehearsed for eight weeks and toured for the remaining eight weeks, Don Combs, professor of communication and theater and director of "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," said. The company charged the schools S50 for each performance. Rather than restricting the performances to cam- pus, Combs said they toured schools because they felt they could reach more children. Aside from the touring company, only one other show was performed off campus. "Laundry and Bourbon," directed by Scott Denny, a junior from Terre Haute, Ind., was played at HCA Greenview Hospital in Bowling Green during a luncheon for volunteer staff members. Overall, the theater department did 22 produc- tions. "We felt it was a very successful season because we had good attendance, a good variety of roles and good student direction as well as faculty direction," Kesler said. Combs said the shows were selected for the the- ater students. 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MPS' !5N?:.v,,..'l-..w gg, . - w,F:.w5f2f - i"xM?!i' -14 ' xx v ., 1iR?,Q,-- buf: 1 .' x wvg-u Z' f 1 iff? f - -ggpgry .jig wr?-.f ' QQ' NJ' I I ,I E Campu jam session l leeing was believing as students jammed to music played by live bands performing on campus. j The Fellowship of Christian Athletes, in con- l junction with the Salt of the Earth Ministry, flaunched the concert season with Servant, a contem- lporary Christian rock band. The group, which performed in early September, iwas the first band of the year. They performed in lVan Meter Hall, attracting a crowd of about 500 j people, FCA President Phillip Woosley, a Bowling jGreen junior, said. ' The band played their own electronic European style of music. Woosley thought the concert was such a success that he would have liked to join with the University Center Board to do more concerts. UCB scheduled most of the concerts throughout I the year. UCB's first concert venture came in mid-Septem- ber when The Fabulous Thunderbirds performed in Garrett Ballroom and astounded about I,5OO peo- 7 le. P "That's the kind of program I would like to have more often," UCB chairman Tim Harper, a Cave City senior, said. The band, whose latest album was listed as one of Billboard's Top-10 worldwide money-makers, fell into the hands of UCB at an affordable price. "We were able to cut production costs by block- dating with Eastern fKentucky Universityjf' pro- gram director Bennie Beach said. Block-dating meant the Thuderbirds performed for both Eastern and Western while the two shared reduced production costs. Beach received word that the Thunderbirds, who were traveling with Bob Seger, would have a few open dates. With student tickets being sold at the door for 34, the show was sold out. The next "fabulous" group UCB sponsored was The Fabulous Silvertones in October. Harper said most of the success of this concert was credited to Midnight Mania, an event held the same night marking the first day of practice for the Hilltopper basketball team. "We had planned on having it," Harper said. "It just so happened that Midnight Mania was the same night." Almost zoo people watched the group perform songs from the '50s and '60s in Downing University Center Grill and then crossed Russellville Road to see the new basketball team practice in Diddle Are- na. In November, Louisville band Nervous Melvin and the Mistakes returned to Western. "We had brought them in earlier," Harper said. "We got a real good reception with that." This time, Nervous Melvin was in Garrett Ball- room performing their classic rock songs for a dollar admission in front of a crowd of about 300. In the spring UCB went for a different angle toward concerts. After attending conferences and seminars specifically aimed at helping colleges look- ing for entertainment, UCB members saw Innova- tion. Innovation was a black, segmented group "that everyone could enjoy," Harper said. The group performed in the Garrett Ballroom and played "par- ty music that you couldn't help dancing to," he said. Despite mostly successful concerts, UCB's year ended on a damp note. The Splash Bash held in late April was supposed to include a volleyball tournament, limbo and a reggae band. But the Splash Bash had too much splash. It rained and, although the band still tried to play in spite of wet steel drums, the crowd didn't last. "Anytime we plan something outside, it rains," Beach said. But even with the last concert ending on a downbeat, the indoor concerts were "fabulous" I -Story by Fred White ,551 id i 'J hi ' Xu..-,ti-r-I 'M 1 - --+--- -Scott Bryant ' -Royce Vibbert In the lights and fog, Servant lead singer Sandie Brock per- On the lawn next to Downing University Center, The Trini- forms a concert at Van Meter Hall. Servant, a contemporary dad Tripoli Steel Band from Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, plays Christian band, was brought to campus by the Fellowship of reggae music. The band tried to play even after it started raining Christian Athletes and Salt of the Earth Ministry. during Splash Bash '87. 83 Concerts n , sm .cl-u R- """'5' -Quasa- - N-vo-so-Q-.-. X .-1 Talk of th town ost people had never talked to an as- tronaut, much less had dinner with one. "I wanted to ask him how it felt when he was in space, but I didn't because others were asking big, important questions," Bowling Green freshman Daniel Duffy said. Duffy ate dinner with Pete Conrad, a retired astronaut and the third man to walk on the moon. Conrad was on campus Sept. 23 to lecture on his experiences and the future of the space program. Thirty-two seconds into flight on the Apollo I2 mission, the capsule was hit by lightning, Conrad said during his speech. "If you listen to the voice tapes, you'll hear a lot of laughter and that's because we were scared silly," he said. "He was well-received," Paul Campbell, an assis- tant professor of physics and astronomy, said. "He did a good job of telling where we are in the space program." Conrad's talk launched a wide-ranging series of lectures at Western. During the spring semester, the Nobel Laureate Lecture Series was inaugurated by David S. Greer, recipient of the 1985 Nobel Peace Prize and Dean of Medicine at Brown University. Greer spoke about the nuclear arms race and its effects on human life. Every city with more than 25,000 people would be targeted during a nuclear war, Greer said before a crowd of about 500 on April 23. "Even Bowling Greenf' he said. Greer also attacked military spending for nuclear weapons. "We could feed all those people fgoing hungryj for four to eight billion dollars,"he said, comparing it to the 8800 billion spent each year for nuclear armaments. "It played on my mind the whole week after- wards," Danville junior Alan Ross said of Greer's speech. "It made me much more aware of the threat of nuclear warf' The University Center Board helped sponsor several lectures throughout the year, including Dick Gregory's talk on the problems in America and Carl Kell's speech, "The Rhetoric of Coke." Gregory, an author and nutrition expert, had a good turnout for his speech, Fort Thomas sopho- more Lindsay Mosser, UCB's public relations chair- person, said. "I can't really say it was on one topic. It was on a number of things," she said, citing religion, health and racism as some of the areas covered. In a repeat performance from the previous year, Carl Kell took to the podium to speak on Coke and its new approach to marketing. Kell, a speech and communications professor, talked in Center Theater about the research done on Coke's decision to change formulas in 1985. The Rudy-McNulty Folklore Lecture Series ini- tiated by the folklore department brought in Daniel Patterson, the chairman of the folklore program at the University of North Carolina. Patterson spoke on the roots of southern gospel music. The roots of gospel music, largely a 20th century phenomenon, began in the spirituals of the 18th and 19th centuries, Patterson said. Three gospel groups performed after Patterson's talk, which took place in Van Meter Auditorium. "We were pleased by the attendance, and we were pleased that a lot of gospel musicians turned out to see it," Michael Williams, an assistant professor of communication and theater, said. Aside from the larger lectures, numerous smaller talks were given throughout the year. Continuing education lectures in the area of nurs- ing were offered with topics ranging from chemo- therapy to caring for hospitalized children. Other speakers included Vivian Williams of Ox- ford University speaking on structural change in the English educational system, Michele Salisbury, an instructor of nursing, discussing health care in Ecua- dorg and Mike Morse, head of Western's photojour- nalism sequence, talking on the future of still video in photojournalism. I -Story by Rob McCracken 'Qi . Q-any f-'Q If Ag W -foe Futia 85 Lectures Passport to learning utside the window, paper-white snow ,frosted the budding trees as the icicles on the windowsill dripped out a slow, steady rhythm-a rare sight in Kentucky on a spring day. But even more rare in Indonesia. "I like it fsnowl because in Indonesia, we consid- er it always summer. It's always warm," Adi Barnas, a sophomore from Jakarta, Indonesia, said. "We have to go to the mountains to get cold weather in Indonesia." "Sometimes with our families we make a joke because we don't have snow fin Indonesial, and they want me to send the snow,', Widodo, a gra- duate student from Bengkulu, Indonesia, said. The slowly melting snow was a sight that Barnas, Widodo, and Yusfi Malayusfi, a sophomore from Bandung, Indonesia, would not get to see again after returning to their homeland. The three roommates had been in the United States since the summer of 1986, when they had their first contact with American culture at the University of Kentucky QUKQ. "The first time we came to Lexington, we stayed at the dorm at UK and we didn't cook for ourselves," Barnas said. "It was just a hard time to adjust to the food. "In the dorm we cannot cook and we only eat hamburger and American food like that, and some- times my stomach gets upset." Within two weeks the men had moved to an apartment and were able to cook for themselves. It was not until the spring semester that they came to Western. Bowling Green introduced the three to a Ken- tucky that they had not seen in Lexington. "The very first time fwe werej in Bowling Green and we spoke to our landlord, we did not know what he said because he was ffromj Kentucky," Widodo said, referring to the Kentucky accent. "I find difference from Bowling Green and Lex- ington people," he added. "Bowling Green people speak very fast and QD can't understand what they say. 86 Srudrnt life 5 I i l 0- MMww,,.4,-0"""-, . KENTUEKY X951 America as a whole presented changes to Barnas, Malayusfi and Widodo. "Life in Indonesia is different than life over here," Barnas said, leaning forward in his chair. "What I found here, fthej first time I came to the United States, fwas thatj I was surprised that every- body is so individual from one another. Many peo- ple here doesn't care about any other people. "It's different from Indonesia," he said. "If you're alone in Indonesia and walking alone in the street and you're walking like you're lost like that, somebody will come to you and ask you, 'What can I do for you?' But here, if I'm alone in the street like that, nobody cares about it." Adjusting to college life presented challenges to all of Western's IIS international students, Interna- tional Student Adviser Varvara Kymbriti said. "If they were in a big city in their country, there's a big adjustment coming to a small town," she said. "Some of the changes could be beneficial, though." Professors and students worked closer together! + 4 45.8910 .-Am 1... ., '-- X MN YQ: Looking on, graduate student Widodo from Indonesia watches fellow Indonesian sophomores Adi Barnas and Musif Malayusfi as they prepare dinner. The three roommates cooked about 25 pounds of rice a month. While washing clishes, Malayusfi whistles to make the chore easier. Malayusfi, Widodo and Barnas were on scholarships paid for by the Indonesian government so that they could take their education back to Indonesia. In his economics class, Malayusfi listens to the professor's lecture and takes notes. Malayusfi and Barnas were both majoring in electrical engineering technology so that they could teach when they returned to Indonesia. if mf. 1.4 f A X 5 mfs. : ,ij . sg! if' 'EWS , . 41" i 1 iQ Q 1 Ii aw 'z y ' l 5 l 5 it ,, A 5 " l.,. ,, f fi ' 5 A it M f me ,Ad Widodo, an agriculture student, spends time doing his home work in a graduate class. Because of his level of command in English, Widodo said he had to put in four times more effort than the American students to understand the texts. In a praying pose at dawn every day, Widodo faces west for the Islamic praying rituals. Moslems had to face westward, which was the direction of the holy city Mecca, when offering prayer. 88 Student We N , i ' 'si c fi all fl j -scans-up-v ,af l ' f I x ,I , WL x . J 'Q A 'H ii. 'APD , - , .3 -M .. 59 W. i . 'Q - fx. - ' 4 so 21 'za Q .s g -... 'mdgs 'c lj ' 'C-W P f N- S. 'S' . 4 5 ul r ' O lf' we W I I' , :X ,H 1.-ff' I ,P Q 5 X "' 'fa 'it di' Lu 'Si 41 IQ Y' - i s ... ,225 'gms 1- acl- - . jay . 'fir i -x 1 Q 5 . gi, 'ta 'UMP4 . QS ie, learning Com. in American colleges than in Indonesian schools, Widodo said. "Here, we can see a professor and talk," he said. "In my country it's hard to see a professor." "Here, he is more like a friend," Malayusfi said. Studying in the United States gave Barnas, Ma- layusfi and Widodo the opportunity to experience the American way of life firsthand, but most of what they were learning about the country was from books. "We need more knowledge than we have fin Indonesiaj. We need skill and knowledge, so we're going here," Malayusfi said. "To learn another culture other than our own culture is very important, I know, to me," he said. But acquiring knowledge was easier than learning American culture. "We want to mix with Americans, but actually we cannot find an American who does," Barnas said. "I tried to offer my friend in my computer class . . . I asked him, 'Come, come to my apartment and we can study together like that.' "But every time I ask him to come to my apart- ment, he says, 'Oh, next time, next time.' " "It seems to me very hard to make a friend with a classmate," Malayusfi said, "even if that's only to 'r make a study group to study together. Maybe they are busy or they don't need it, I donit know." "Actually, we need friends to talk to about prob- lems," Widodo said. Mixing with Americans was a problem many international students encountered, Kymbriti said. "It's very difficult to make friendships when on weekends when they have more time, many students are gone,', she said. Being so far from home did not help the situa- tion. "It's hard to understand, maybe, because actually we have family in Indonesia, and we miss our fam- ily," Widodo said. "We get homesick. Especially for the first six months here we have big problem with that with our family," Barnas said, his broken English becoming clearer. "For me, myself, I feel like I don't have anyone fwhoj can help me over here. "Just little problems can make me hurt, so I write letter to my family like this, fandj always complain about everything. I said to my family, 'You have to write letter every week to me, however I didn't write letter to you.' " Widodo and Malayusfi each had someone else to write to in Indonesia. Both were married shortly before leaving for the United States. "It's hard for me to split from my wife," Widodo said. "I just had a daughter in January," Malayusfi said. "I don't even know her. I just see her in picture, so, you know, I miss them. I'm still homesick." Like Barnas, Malayusfi and Widodo found let- ters to be a relief from the homesickness. "For me, far away from my wife, I'm used to it," Widodo said. "But if we don't get letter, we worry about them." Malayusfi got mail from his wife every two weeks, but the latest news about his newborn daughter had not come in a month. "It makes me feel sadf' Malayusfi said. "But I know why I'm here." The dripping of the icicles had grown faster, but the ground outside was still frosted with snow. Barnas sat back and thought for a second, then spoke as if he were reading a line straight from "The Grapes of Wrath." "My father said, 'It's a sacrifice to be a success' "So I remember that." I -Story by Rob McCracken -Photos by Royce Vibbert "din, ' Pl! tif' .5 f 1. ht ' Barnas picks a tape from his selection of both Indonesian and American music. There were 1 15 intemational students at West- ern, with four from Indonesia, while Malaysia and Canada were represented the most. r N.. ff 1-iff - ' ' .. 'ff-X f 89 I ntemarional student: i i i xiii I- , V . -1 2 3 5 3 i ll 4 was .,. 5 :iff t-1 if 8 ' P Van Meter Auditorium circa 1911. V erm. -asf s J ii, . H E anty raids. if Western. Y ' . Q These took Place when men Crowded in 1:" Other buildings were obtained by Western E , - gf through its purchase of the hill Recitation and Q front of women s residence halls and yelled ' "" , , ' to the e e if e gagsll, eg the windows above- Western started as an act of legislature in 1906 dgwio or oung a les ut ave since een tom Panty raids would probably not come to mind but did not begin holding classes until 1907. During Throughout the next IO years, Western felt the when thmkmg Of an average College Campus durmg this time Western was located in downtown Bowling effects of World War I Government barracks 3 n E the 19405, but fhel' did fake PIHCC badi then and Green on the block between College and Center cared on Cam Us in I '18 and were later iven fo L have continued to occur throughout Western's his- Stteets where tl-lg twin towers stand today. gvestem StatePNormal9SChOol in a mengb the E tory. Earlier raids were staged around the older After acquitittga t62-attett-act0fland,XX1estem ovemmem for a debt P Y Y E residence halls, such as Potter Hall, which was chris- made the move up the hill on Feb. 4, 191 1, following g The barracks were mace used as classrooms They me l.mGI92I Sh L . ld the corllpletlcfn of Van Meter Audltonufn' were eventually torn down to make way for a train- l Ju 13 FCCY, 2 YCVCPOU, 3-, 59111013 T0 3 SYOYY Dedicated in IQI 1, Van Meter was the first struc- in school for teachers The buildin used as the re ardin her randmother which took lace near ls 'l l, W Cl ll d tl g ' g l g g g P ture on campus ul t Y estem an as en ure trainin school later became the Science and Tech- 3 one of Western's older residence halls in the late -76 years gn the hill, It was only one of many build- nologyglwlall E I940S- G ings and structures that were to become a part of Max B. Harlin III, a former Western Student Greer said that her grandmother, Mary Drew, z . . and a member of the Board of Regents from the late , was a dorm mother, or a residence hall director, for , . . 3 McLean Hall 19505 to the early 60s, attended elementary, junior E .. ' . high school and high school at the training school. i My grandmother would sit out on the porch of . . f . . Harlin entered the school as a third grader and McLean Hall with a gun loaded with rock salt and t. d h. d t. n t W st m mil he was a t threaten to fill the boys' butts full if they started a con mue S C uca lo a e C u E panty raid," Greer said. sophomore In College' ,, l . . . "It fWesternj has expanded enormously, he 5 Like stories of panty raids and other student . ,, . . 1 . . . . said. I remember Western as a child. I think the 3 activities, many things have endured throughout H h ld . . i Western's 80-year existence as a school in Bowlin area around Van Meter Ha and t C O er section is . . . . . . . g more in keeping with my thoughts of Western." i Green, including its 2 1 years as an official university. . . 2 Th . . The Rodes-Harlin residence hall was named after 3 ese traditions have become a part of the pot- . , 3 pourri of Western's history Panty raids however Judge John B' Rodes and Harlm S father' Max B' - s s fb Tres-.. - f weren't the only things to survive from the past. P ' A Harlm' A few of the first buildings on campus have also weathered the storms of Western's 80 years. . Photos courtesy of Western Kentucky Urtiversity Archives I To make room for Henry Hardin Cherry Hall, the Pleasant A second master plan for the future campus, drawn in 1909, ' Potter College building, also known as Recitation Hall, was torn shows Van Meter Auditorium as it now stands. The first master down. Potter College building was bought in 1909. plan, developed earlier the same year, showed Van Meter with . side extensions. s i i i ........ - ..,,., 90 Student life -- L ini!! .--- --------- -7 l past worth rebuilding .. . . ,YVYY .. . , . .. ' 'I V J" """"'M UH' V W-5'-'V 729' lfifl viziizifiif' .1972 :ii 1. 'V ' V' " I ' f fi ,! ,,.Qg2f,,, ,.4-4. 1... fl . 1 1 f 7 f rm' f I .., . . 17 As Western began to expand, more housing was required for the growing student population. A village of small cottages, called Cherryton, was con- structed during 1919-1920. The village was on the south side of campus north of Virginia Garrett Avenue. According to Gordon Wilson Jr., a professor of chemistry and son of the man for whom Gordon Wilson Hall was dedicated, most of Cherryton rot- ted away between 1947 and 1957. The faculty House was built in 1920-21 and served as a student center for seniors, although un- derclassmen were later allowed to use the center. The cedar logs used in the construction of the house came from trees that stood in the area where the bleachers of the Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center now stand. The trees died due to an infection of bag worms, prompting their use as material for the Fac- ulty House. Art instructor William Weaver, who came to Western in 1961, recalled the days he spent in the Faculty House. "Western has lost a certain togetherness it had when the faculty was small. We used to see everyone every day in the Faculty House drinking coffee," he said. Many faculty members have since been brought in from far-reaching areas, Weaver said. "Western has changed a lor from the physical point. The faculty has grown and Western has become more cosmopolitan." I To provide extra space needed for housing, cottages were built in 1919-1920. The community of cottages, located on the south side of campus, was called Cherryton. I gg --Am - - ----47g,5W , ,,,, 7,7 ,,.. M., .. After the first zo years, Western began to ex- pand. The land and buildings of Ogden College, a male college, were merged in 1928. It was in the area where the Kelly Thompson Science Complex was later built. Many of those who knew Western then still carry a feeling for the school more than 60 years later. Francis Richards, who graduated from Western in 1925, was the first editor of the College Heights Herald newspaper. "I think the prettiest part of Western is Van Meter on the hill," Richards said. Kelly Thompson, Western's third president, said his favorite part was the entire campus because, "I've been so involved with it. I love it." Florence Schneider Hall, first called West Hall and then White Hall, was built in 1929. As the school grew, the need for a larger library became apparent. To solve the problem, the gymna- sium built in 1931 was changed into a library in 1965. Margie Helm began working in one of the librar- ies in 1920 and later became a director of the new library. The building was eventually named after her due to her many years of library service. "I like working with books. I like students," Helm said. "I enjoyed working with faculty. "It fWesternQ has grown and improved. I like the way they have kept the same spirit," she said. "Dr. Cherry used to say, 'Spirit makes the master.' " 1937 7 --- ..... . .... ..... ...Y W W -lnuuuluuur 3, nu- As Western continued to make progress, the campus began to take on its present appearance. One of the school's landmarks, Henry Hardin Cherry Hall, was built in 1937. The building was named after Western's founder and took the place of Recitation Hall. Cherry Hall was the last major building to be constructed before World War II. Shortly after the completion of the hall, Cherry died. While his ambi- tious plans were not completed, many of his plans had become reality by the time of his death. When Claude Pickard, professor of geography and geology, began attending Western in 1948, he said structures on campus included Cherry Hall, two buildings on the Ogden campus, Gordon Wilson building and the old gym. Pickard started teaching in 1957. "It fcampusj has changed a whole lot," he said. "The school is more functional for a university. It cloesn't have as much natural beauty it had when you put the buildings in." b 9 1 H Lrtory Past Com. s 1-P+: f :rs-H '-sifxff :-s-"2:.sf:s2. .- .vw . . s asf.a::a5sfsssefa.-gas' : :-'s15r:- -2191515 :Zu-iii.v:::s,::wz-s,'s:A.. . -'M M -it -f -V - - , .......... m.s..:,.--s ty-.Ms-.ia.is-.,a.'..-.M,s....sssm-,..-.,.,.. ,. a ,. a ,O ..,.. .... X .... s.a.,,,, ,W H , Za ,,,,,,,,, ,. . A, me was me M 1 t Like most of the United States, Western's cam- pus didn't begin to make progress again until after World War II. Along with the introduction of poodle skirts and rock and roll in the '5os, more construction appeared on campus. However, the campus seemed to be taking a rest after the strenuous activity of the past few decades. The only structure built during this time was McLean Hall. It was constructed in 1949. In the early '5os, there were only two other resi- dence halls on campus-Potter and Schneider. Several student organizations were established, including fraternities and Associated Student Gov- ernment. These were begun in part by former Dean of Student Affairs Charles Keown. Keown said that he had been concerned with more than just student activities. "I had an interest in Western as a whole institu- tion," he said. "I wouldn't want to single out one part." Keown said that much of what went on during this decade occurred during the presidency of Kelly Thompson. "There was more of a personal side to the school then because of its size," Thompson said. Although Western had fallen into an earlier slump as far as progress for the campus was con- cerned, things picked up and began to take shape. Beginning in 1955, the activity became "fast and hectic," Thompson said. "Seven buildings were under construction at the time," he said. Looking back through the years, construction grew by leaps and bounds. Since 1947, 38 buildings had appeared on campus. mvzmmffwe.:-.z:f.-.s:.2:e:wwW-a V Ta alumna ,x 'sa 'xt .11-'36, In 1926, the Home Economics Building was constructed in the area now known as Helm Library parking lot. The building was later renamed Industrial Education Annex and then was torn down in 1983. I9 In the early '5os, new buildings included the Paul L. Garrett Student Center, which later became Gar- rett Conference Center, and two residence halls. For the next decade, Western continued to grow as the campus gained another I0 residence halls and seven academic buildings. Western "really began to blossom," Wilson said. In the fall semester of 1966, the school's enroll- ment grew to 8,7o3. A year later the enrollment increased to IO,I49. "Western grew in size during the '6os. It was the biggest time period for buildings," Robert Wurster, associate professor of English, said. Wurster became associated with Western during ' Munn, ""s' A 4 ---' ' Y -"' ' 'r' 4 j 'Wig E ,IW the time the school had advanced from a state col- lege to an official university in 1966. According to Thompson, who was president then, the change was welcomed all across campus. "I felt thrilled to death," he said. "There was a celebration all across campus. Everyone was happy that the legislature had done that." Wurster said students had seemed to care more then. "Students in the '6os . . . were very involved, very concerned, not just nationally. They had more in mind than just getting an academic education," he said. "I feel that we've lost something. We've lost the personal camaraderie between faculty and students. I miss the '6os. They were the worst and the best of times." Wurster said he felt Western had not changed for the better. "Our biggest concern has more to do with grades and the money," he said. A construction worker breaks ground for the foundation of the new Pearce-Ford Tower. The 26-story building, constructed in 1977, was the last residence hall built on campus. 92 Student life ,,, alumni lull naman 'Iwi lu:t:L..mA"'sms1" v i, i 1 . XY- 5 l More residence halls appeared on campus. At lthis time predominantly all of the south side of i campus resembled the present appearance of West- l ern. The years between 1967 and 1977 brought the 'construction of the Central Wing of Thompson Science Complex as well as Wetherby Administra- l l tion Building, L.T. Smith Stadium and the parking I structure. Douglas Keen Hall, Pearce-Ford Tower and 1 Hugh Poland sprang up on campus. This time period also brought on the construc- 1 tion of the Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center, Jones- Q Jaggers Laboratory School, Dero Downing Univer- l sity Center, Environmental Sciences and l Technology Building and the College of Education 1 Building. , "There has been some building. There was an l increase in enrollment and a general change in stu- ! dent attitude," Registrar Freida K. Eggleton said. "During the ,708 students were more vocal." 1977 In the last decade of Western's celebration of its 80th birthday, the expansion ceased as far as build- ings and structures were concerned, but enrollment continued to increase. In the fall semester of '86 the student enrollment was 1 1,7o7, and in the spring of '87 the student body grew to I2,257. "I rhinlc Western has changed tremendously. I started school in the College High School in 1957- 58. I'm just 34. I'm not an old guy," Bennie Beach, Downing University Center program director, said. An early view of campus shows Recitation Hall, Potter Hall and Van Meter Auditorium behind a farmhouse located on the south side of campus. in ' 7 ' ,vv-.--f. My-fre... .. s-ws,-1 --.'-4 7 +1-.,..,.. .4... t- -f.'. 1 -.va --a- . A -' - - s-ws'-: f,.. -M ""' " za-:,z:cw2,sw::s7x,-K- fv - wmwvf ,,w:wg,., ' 7 ' ff . -2 , .- 4 . ' 1--V .. 4-'ff f, 1 ' - " ' ' 1' ' I ff! f' i i , if Wf W W The 1977 cheerleading uniform of Donna Miller dates the year. After a fall from her partner's shoulders, Miller was forced to celebrate the Toppers' I0-7 win over Chattanooga from the sidelines. Beach said that he could recall when the agricul- ture barn was in the spot where Pearce-Ford Tower was located. He also said cows used to graze where the College of Education Building stands today. Although nearly all of Western's expansion had occurred before this decade, several structures had been planned for the campus or were still in the planning stages. One such structure was a Memorial Tower, which was originally a part of Cherry's future plans for Western. The tower would have been located in front of Cherry Hall. The structure was to have been sur- rounded by a waterfall and would have housed a clock near the top. Other structures that were to become a part of Western's campus were a zo-story classroom build- ing and a pedestrianway. The classroom building was supposed to be built in 1965. Production on the building was stopped due to the fact that the proposed elevator would not have been able to hold the weight of the student body between class changes, University historian Lowell Harrison said. If the pedestrianway had been built, it would have reached from the LT. Smith Stadium over to a point on the 12-acre tract on the west side of University Boulevard. The purpose of the pedestrianway was to serve as a student safety precaution. The structure was never developed any further than the gathering of a few ideas. Although some of the structures on campus nev- er got any further than the ideas, Western's campus developed immensely, especially within the last forty years. Each building and structure aided in making Western's celebration of 8o years a potpourri of history. I -Story by Gina Kinslow Ya., .,.. 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The cow, which was presented by agriculture professor David Stiles, was part of the WKU Science Days. 95 Organizations divider X I r Y 'G'-M , .,. ,P --'fn--nu--h...,,,, .. ,.,W,,N " - 1-ww,.,., 'l . .. .K , , N E ia L. v-Z fbi xQyf xJa,w. 'pf' if A ESQEQ1' 43' 'Q ' s M 11:3 4 , Q A if X gmxx a y 9, Q .N , Y A., ' "lx -N, k,,wmAwg I Q.. 1 X1 A N 5 xtgsi fi' 9 . ' Q. ' .Q will irc Y I f U X... 96 O1ganization5 f'gX ,,6g 8 . XX, xfbxkx Tim Broekema I .,e I I i I I I I I I I I O I he winds of autumn they could get involved on campus. This was the first year the organi- Young Democrats, United Black Stu- 1 swept across the porch The proposal to have the fair was zational fair was held, Payne said. Asa dents and Fellowship of Christian I of Downing University made to the President's Round Table. result, it would be the building block Athletes handed out fliers, pamphlets I Center on Sept. II as This consisted of representatives from for next year, and improvements could and meeting schedules to get the word Ithe members of 30 organizations held the Interfraternity Council, Associat- be made. out about their activities. I down their brochures and information packets. Students walking by were of- I fered opportunities to join the clubs, Isocieties and fraternal organizations I involved. I "I think it's good, especially for freshmen," Whitney Auslander, a Louisville junior, said. With the incoming freshmen in mind, the idea of an organizational fair was first proposed by the Spirit Masters in the spring of 1986. Ac- cording to Kim Cushenberry, a Horse Cave sophomore and chairperson of the fair. committee, the fair's purpose was to show- freshmen the many ways Pointing at the sign-up list, Georgetown sen- ior Brian Martin accepts applications for the United Black Students during the Organiza- tion Fair. Martin sat in front of DUC. ed Student Government, Interhall Council, University Central Board and the Spirit Masters. "Let them get involved because the dropout rate is so high," Cushenberry said. Letters were sent to 156 organiza- tions and of those, 30 responded. Ac- cording to Barkley Payne, a Bowling Green senior and public relations chairman for the Spirit Masters, the letters should have gone out earlier because some organizations had al- ready stopped meeting for the year. After a survey was collected from participants, the biggest suggestion was to have the fair earlier in the school year. "We'd like to do it the first of school," Cushenberry said. For many of the organizations, it was exposure. The International Student Organi- zation wanted to let others know it wasn't just for foreign students. "Everybody can learn from each other, and the foreign students can adjust to the new culture in America," said Vishwesh Bhatt, a freshman from India and vice president of the club. Several organizations were quite successful with their freshman and sophomore sign-ups. "It was phenomenal," Payne said. "We had 33 names of interested fresh- men and sophomores for recruit- ment." The Phonathon booth used the fair as a chance to introduce their new logo. Other organizations such as the Pearce-Ford Tower sold cookies to promote councils in all the residence halls, while University Center Board refreshed their passers-by with Coke and Sprite. From an evaluation taken among the participants, one third were re- turned. Results showed that an aver- age of 350 students visited the booths. Most students came because they were already at the student center, Cu- shenberry said. Delta Sigma Pi, a pro- fessional business fraternity, suggested having it inside. Because of the positive results of this windy day, plans were already un- derway to make the second annual or- ganizational fair even bigger and bet- ter. I -Story by Karen Hensley Declining organizations After a steady increase over the past few years, the number of organizations has begun to fall. 1-42 105 104 109 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1985 1987 Source: Western Kentucky University Archives 135 129 I -Dana Albrecht 97 Ofgdflildhbn fair utstanding hey all had one thing in common: to further the knowledge of the sci- ences in the agriculture field. hey ranged from organization specializing in soil and plants to groups that concentrated on animals. The AGRICULTURE EDU- CATION CLUB was a service-ori- ented club established to help its mem- bers develop the skills necessary to succeed in their field. The group also explored things that had a direct im- pact on careers in the agriculture edu- cation field. One major change for the club was a name change from Vocational Agri- culture Educational tothe Agriculture Education Club. "We wanted to expand" Mike jones, a LaGrange junior, said. "We wanted to cover the whole picture, not just the vocational aspect." One of the major activities of the organization in conjunction with the other agriculture department clubs, was the WKUf Future Farmers of America QFFAQ Field Day. The club was primarily responsible for the co- ordination of events and notification of the high schools that planned to participate. The group was also involved in Food for America which had approxi- mately 2,ooo participants. This event involved teaching students about how food was grown and raised for con- sumption. "Members prepare lessons about where food comes from," Dr. Peter Dreisbach, visiting assistant professor, said. "They teach it to high school students, who in turn teach it to ele- mentary school students, and they in turn visit and tour the WKU farm." Another event the Ag-Ed club was involved with was a leadership confer- ence, which usually had between 8oo and Izoo participants. This gave high school students exposure to leadership development and gave them the chance to meet state and national lead- ers in FFA. This had been the first leadership conference of its kind in the area, and many colleges and institutions were starting to pattern themselves after the club's example. "Ag-Ed is a close-knit organiza- tion," Jones said. "We are a family. It isn't one individual's ideas, it's a group effort." Of all the departmental clubs, the AGRONOMY CLUB was the one to pick if one had an interest in soil and plant science. The Agronomy Club members at- tended the national meeting of the American Society of Agronomy in New Orleans, where they went to pre- sentations, exhibits and graduate assis- tant interviews. in thei Members built up their club trea- sury by fund raising. They worked in the concession stand at the Agricul- ture Exposition Center during special events, such as rodeos and the outdoor boat show. The BLOCK AND BRIDLE club was one of 70 nationwide chap- ters established for people interested in the animal sciences which included horses, swine, sheep, and dairy and beef cattle. The club was open to "anybody that is generally interested in the ani- mal science field,', Terry Burks, a Glasgow senior, said. "They have to go through an initiation to be a mem- ber of the club. Through his participation in the club, Terry Burks received Outstand- ing Junior Member of Westernis cam- pus chapter and went on to compete against 75 national chapters. He placed fourth as Outstanding Junior Member of Block and Bridle in the Nation. Among the many activities that the club was involved in, the Little North American, an all-species showmanship contest, was the most important one for the club. Along with this contest, they had a Little North American week. During this week students partici- pated in activities such as livestock judging, a cookout and a barnyard -l 1 l '1 l 1 4 l l r field 3 rodeo. On the final day, the actual judging of the Little North Ameri- can, called the round robin, fwhere each contestant was matched against l every other contestantj was held. The contestants were ranked throughout the week upon their showmanship abilities in all the species categories. At the end of the competi- tion, an overall winner was named Su- preme ChampioniShowman, and the runner-up was Reserve Supreme Champion Showman. To top off the year, the group add- ed a new advisor, Dr. David Stiles. The Block and Bridle offered a way to meet other people in the animal sciences. Along the same line, only more diverse, was the COLLE- GIATE 4-H CLUB. The Collegiate 4-I-I Club was open to everyone. It was for students who were interested in meeting new people from other states, colleges or coun- tries. They functioned as a service- oriented organization which planned its programs around personal develop- ment and leadership growth. The Collegiate 4-H Club was out of commission for three or four years before being reinstated with the elec- tion of officers for the '86 fall semes- ter. The interest in the club was caused by students who had been members in other area clubs before attending Western. This brought! Agriculture Education Club Agronomy Club I ,za -fn i' ': ' 'sf'-so l fu . ' 1, U ' fl jg' if Qt 8 it l ,.. 'ff' . 1, , 5 -'ra Q ' 1 . , ' , 1 5 - l ii D 'l X 1' ' 9 if if 5 fl 8 A 45-L K ,X , Q. 1 . . ' A 1 FRONT ROW: Roger Dennis, Mike Jones, Randy Graham, Janet Cox. BACK ROW: David FRONT ROW: Jim Bartos, Troy Hawks, Greta McKinney, John Byrd, Rob Moore. BACK Coffey, Pete Dreisbach, Greg Schneider, Andrew Carrithers. ROW: Kevin Mann, James Worthington, Ray Johnson, Glenn Lacy. 98 Organizanons l l At the Western Kentucky Quarter Horse Sale, ringman Bill Dewalt from Lacon, Ill., spots a bidder in the audience, as a horse is being led around the ring. The auction was held at the Agriculture Exposition Center. Tim Broclzema Block and Bfidle Collegiate 4-H Club .-X' FRONT ROW: Terri Powell, Candy Rutherford, Karen Wiggins, Margie Baker, julia Black FRONT ROW! Mary LOU Adams, Jamie Potter, Sandra Siddens, Mary Starr BACK ROW: SECOND ROW: Keith Payne, Greg Blaycles, Brenda Kay Willoughby, Debbie Koostra, Terry Lisa Siddens, Scotty Saltsman, Lori Gordon, Reeca Gale Carver Burlcs BACK ROW: Chris Sailors, jeff King, Troy Hobson, James Coomer 99 Agviculrure Fields cont about the resurrection of the 4-H Club. Concern for children in the area distinguished Western's 4-H Club from other campus organizations. Members showed their concern by helping the Girls Club and local 4-H'ers in Warren County. "We have between I2 to I5 mem- bers," said Sandra Siddens, a Glasgow sophomore and the club's president. "For a collegiate 4-H Club, it is doing pretty well." The DAIRY SCIENCE CLUB was open to all who wished to learn about the dairy industry. Exper- ience in farming was not required. "We try to use the university as a recruiting tool to get more students here fin the dairy departmentj and more people interested in the dairy industry and dairy products," Steve Bean, a Gamaliel graduate student, said. The Dairy Science Club had many activities, such as a consignment sale, during the fall semester. They had people send livestock to be sold, and the Dairy Club was responsible for the upkeep of the animals. Members groomed, milked and prepared the animals for the sales. They also took trips to Canada and Florida to observe the different aspects of raising live- stock herds. The Dairy Science Club had a cheese sale just before Christmas to promote Kentucky as an important dairy state. They sold cheese that had been made in Horse Cave. Among their many achievements from the school year, the group did considerably well in the contests that they entered. "This fThe Hoard's Dairyman Judging Contestj is the largest judg- ing contest in the world," Bean said. "There are more participants in that than any of the other judging con- tests." The club had a team place first and a team place third in the contests, along with gaining four honorable mentions. The group also did well in the Na- tional Judging Contest in Wisconsin, where they placed eighth out of 33 teams and won in the Holstein divi- sion. They also had one member, Craig Givens, a Greensburg senior, place as High Individual in the Hol- stein Breed and second in the Guern- sey Breed. Between these contests and their overall achievements, the Dairy Club was one of the outstanding clubs of the agriculture department. The HORTICULTURE CLUB was for those with an interest in plants, community involvement and the trade in general. The purpose of the organization was to bring students Dairy Science Club together who desired to learn more about horticulture, to bring insight to the opportunities and to make others aware of the educational and career fields that were open. The club offered hands-on exper- ience with annual and perennial bed- ding plants. They also had these for sale to the community and made them available to Western for planting pur- poses on campus. They had plant sales and ran the concession stand at the Ag Expo Center to help raise money for the club. One of the main things the club participated in was the beautifica- tion project that helped the Bowling Green Beautification Commission. Members also took trips to Louisville, Nashville, Tenn., and Columbus, Ohio, to attend meetings for florists and nursery owners. To bring the eight agriculture or- ganizations together, the Horticulture Club sponsored a semester volleyball tournament within the agriculture de- partment. This event, called the Greenthumb Invitational, was held at the beginning of the fall semester as a round robin double-elimination. Along with the other livestock groups, the INTERCOLLE- GIATE HORSEMAN ASSO- CIATION was open to any person who was interested in riding and horse judging. Members were asked to pay semes- ter dues of 82.50. The group's mem- bership was up to approximately 30 to 35 members, nearly double what it had been the previous year. "It probably doubled because of the enthusiasm for the riding team," Dan Hermann, an Evansville, Ind., junior said. "Charles Anderson also helped by announcing the club to the equitation classes." Members supported the riding team by putting on a walking show and a quarter horse gaming show. They also ran the concession stand at the Ag Expo Center. The money raised went toward trips they took to major thoroughbred barns in Lexington. These trips helped club members to gain exper- ience in the horsemen's industry. "You don't have to be an all-out ag student or complete horseman," Her- mann said. "It's for everyone. There are riders that are in completely differ- ent fields." Members of the agriculture organi- zations weren't just working with ani- mals and planting seeds. These orga- nizations accomplished much more with the awards they received throughout the nation and the recog- nition they brought to Western. I -Story by Kim Spann Horticulture Club FRONT ROW: Shawn McPherson, Kevin Lyons, Paula Higgins, Jodi McNemar, Angela Wilcoxson SECOND ROW: Daniel Aguilar, Faron Barbour, Karen Ross, Brenda Willoughby, Jodie Pennington BACK ROW: Craig Givens, Davis Holder, Marty Coley, Mark Barrow, Shane McPherson, Kirk Hume. I OO Organization: HOKIHUJTRP- if . 3 - I jf , FRONT ROW: Becky Rodes, Esli Smith BACK ROW: Andrew Carrithers, Roger Dennis, jim Banos i-'TS Blaycles begins his day by starting to ter. Blaydes was one of the six agric dents living on Western's farm. -Mike Kieman At 6 3.m., Greensburg sophomore Greg feed some of the 500 hogs at the WKU Agriculture Cen- ulture stu- lntercollegiate Horsemen Association Agriculture-Business Club t,. 1. . R nfs x FRONT ROW: Kevin Albritton, Terri Smith, jodi Sobotlca SECOND ROW: Robin Lash, FRONT ROW: janet Cox, Kevin Mann, Edward Price SECOND ROW: Al Bedel, Susan jeff Rose, Mandy Amold BACK ROW: Lisa Hicks, Suzi Flanigin, Dan Hermann Coker, Nathan Farmer, Chris Sailors BACK ROW: Pat Covington, john Camp IOI Agriculture Bran hing out convoy of students with packed cars left Bowling Green on a Friday afternoon and drove about I3 miles to a remote campsite. But these students were not ordinary campers, and they were not headed for an ordinary weekend camping trip. They were headed for Weekend in the Woods, a college leadership co.- ference held at Camp Decker and sponsored by Associated Student Government. "To realize your potential and be- come an effective leader," was the promise made to students in the bro- chure sent to various organizations, and 45 Weekenders accepted the of- fer. 1 . . . ,,, "It's going to give a person an edge on everyone else," Cave City senior Tim Harper said. Harper, who was the president of University Center Board, had been to other leadership conferences before going to the Week- end for his first time. "It can't be beatf' he said. Weekend in the Woods offered speakers who had many different lead- ership roles on campus. Faculty leaders from Western, such as Anne Murray, assistant to the vice president of student affairs for enroll- ment management, were on the agen- da to lead some of the seminars for the fourth annual Weekend. For the first time, student leaders, such as Tommy johnson, a graduate student from Franklin, and Hilltopper basketball center Clarence Martin, an Alexander City, Ala., senior, spoke at the semi- nars. The various seminar topics not only dealt with leadership, but offered skills for everyday life, such as setting goals, creating ideas and learning how to listen properly. The main components that set the conference apart from others, Harper said, were the small group and the camp setting. These helped to give it a "more relaxed atmosphere." He added, "It was a lot easier to feel like you fit in." Low attendance created a feeling of closeness between the Weekenders. "There was a lot of brotherhood and Sisterhood" among the people who went, Holly Hale, a Franklin freshman, said. Although there were accommoda- tions for up to 75 people, only 45 people attended the conference. "I thought the turnout was going to hurt the conference," Daniel Rodri- guez, a senior from Barquisimeto, Venezuela, said. Rodriguez, the ASG vice president of public relations, said the lower attendance helped the -1 i ,ss , X , wa XS. 4" .an-gf-'w -g-f-'- ' """"' "T X . X . iWeekend because students participat- l ed more and were better able to benefit 9 from it. f Rodriguez and other ASG mem- l bers began working in March to line up speakers and make camp reserva- tions. After scheduling the event, they promoted Weekend by writing letters to freshmen and placing ads in the College Heights Herald, along with sending the brochures to organiza- tions. Rodriguez said that past Weekend- ers often promote the conference by telling other students about it during the year. Each participant paid ,830 to attend the conference. This covered every- thing, including meals and lodging. During a lecture, ASG treasurer Barbara Rush, a senior from Louisville, takes notes. The speaker was state senator-elect Nick Kafoglis. 'Tve paid more for leadership con- ferences that weren't half as interest- ing," Hale said. When it came time for the Week- enders to pack their bags and head back to campus, the conference still wasn't over. The last speaker sched- uled, Western president Kern Alex- ander, had not been able to make it to the conference. As a result, Alexander invited all of the Weekenders to breakfast at his home a week later. "We had never had it end like that," Rodriguez said. "That was a great way to finish." I -Story by Fred White -Photos by Scott Bryant Some of the 45 weekenders organize a game of volleyball. The weekend was promoted through letters to freshmen and advertisements in the Herald. Before a lecture, ASG president Tim Todd, a Dawson Springs junior, takes a nap. Seminars covered topics such as leadership and goal set- ting. x03 Weekend in the Wood: Batch of Brownies Four girls laugh and scream as they sit on one another's laps. jennifer White, Laura Easley, Janie Page and Lakeesha Coving participated in Brownie Play Day. 1o4 Orgamzaz o utside Diddle Arena on a cool Qctober morning, more than 850 Girl Scouts waited anxiously for Brownie Play Day to begin. Patiently each troop leader lined up her jump- ing, chattering girls for registration. Inside, nervously excited volun- teers, dressed in red shirts and jeans, made last-minute changes and pre- pared for the flood of girls. "The more the merrier," Hopkins- ville senior Charlotte Wil- some guidance, but it was pretty much theirs." "The Recreation Club is known for doing things," Bruce West, a Madis- onville senior and community service chairperson for the Recreation Majors Club, said. Hunton, a Western graduate, felt Brownie Play Day benefitted the re- creation majors. "It gives them practi- cal experience in budgeting money, doing paper work, scheduling and ac- "It was the first time I've ever done anything like that," West said. "The volunteers were great. They're the ones who pulled it off." Through Brownie Play Day, the Recreation Majors Club gave its membes a chance for practical, out-of. class experience. Steve Blazina, a Louisville senior, said, "I want to be a camp director and that gave me exposure to what it's like to work with kids. In recreation they teach us to be recreation lead- liams said. "I love it." As the doors opened, 6- 7, and 8-year-old girls in crooked, single-file lines streamed into the building. The Recreation Majors Club organized the Saturday event and recruited more than 60 students and residence hall directors to lead the activities. Brownie Play Day consisted of nine events: crafts, cheerleading, bowling, dancing, bingo, sports extravaganza, new games, nature bracelets and gym- nastics. The sessions were set up for 90 girls and each Brownie could choose five activities. Diane I-Iunton, recruitment direc- tor for Caveland services of the Ken- tuckiana Girl Scouts Council, present- ed the idea to the Recreation Majors Club. "They met and came back and told me how they thought they could fa- cilitate it," I-Iunton said. "They had "I haven't done anything like before, but I'l1 do it again." -Tim Stockton tually doing it," she said. Although anyone could volunteer to help with the events, most of the leaders were recreation majors. "It provides me the opportunity for leadership and a chance to demon- strate things I've learned in class," Williams said. Vickie Stinnett, a Bowling Green junior, was one of four dance instruc- tors. "It helps me to deal with the kids and the community and to learn how to fulfill their needs and interestsf' she said. Michelle Webb, a Bedford senior, Lourrae Ewbank, a Georgetown ju- nior, and West were co-chairpersons for Brownie Play Day. this ers and that gave me the op- portunity to be one." Several of the volunteers had never participated in an event like Brownie Play Day. "This helps me with people skills and it furthers my career exper- ience," Cave City sophomore Tim Stockton said. "I haven't done any- thing like this before, but I'll do it again." As the day ended, tired Brownies piled into the cars headed for home. They never realized the planning and work that went into their play day. "It made up my mind that recrea- tion is what I want to do," said West. "I loved it and all the pressures that went along with it. I lost a lot of sleep, but it was worth it." I -Story by Kim Saylor T Clark N. --FQ flag? d, ,, ,., . , -nj r I A, MP ' V 'f m :J aj- v -' f'e ,..1 ' , f Y .. .1 'iv d V I.. fu 5 . .L 4 - fe' . .2- ..-520 . 7 -- J?" - -wp ,-4,1 1, ,qg'f1'.'ifx5 "' fr-' f--.-fa-jf if" . , A f' W, . Q v . , I 'U' .s...nlAf-" M K 5 , ...I- lia .. ga Gary T Clark -Scott Bryant A young Brownie receives encouragement from Jeff Whittinghill, a Morgantown junior. Bowling was only one activity sponsored by the Recreation Majors Club. In preparation for a game, Mele Andrews, an Qwensboro recreation graduate student, directs a group. She instructed during the Brownie Play Day. f. A group of Brownies follow lead of Glasgow junior Lynn Simpson while she teaches them to cheer WKU style. Over 850 girls participated in the play day. 1 05 Brownies Technically peakin he industrial technology organizations were among many clubs on campus that gained ex- posure from various activities These groups were related in the industry of engineering and focused on learning experiences as well as social gatherings. A club aimed at promoting profes- sional engineering was the AMERI- CAN SOCIETY OF ME- CHANICAL ENGINEERS. The group's goal was "to supply infor- mation on different job opportunities in mechanical engineering," said orga- nization president Chris Brink, a St. Charles, Mo., senior. "It's a technical-oriented club," Brink said. "It's more involved with an engineer's opportunities - what he looks for after he graduates." The organization made several field trips. They traveled to Avco Aero Structures in Nashville, where they observed techniques for making large airplane wings. The group vis- ited the Detrex Corporation in Bowl- ing Green and watched the making of industrial cleaning equipment for computer tip boards and vapor phase equipment. Club members also visited an air force testing facility at the University of Tennessee. "We took a guide to the test cham- bers and watched the testing of jet engines," Brink said. "We also took a tour over to the power plant." Another club that was directed to- ward informing students about the in- dustrial technology field and its op- portunities was the ASSOCI- ATION FOR COMPUTING MACHINERY. The club was open to anyone inter- ested in computer science, but it typi- cally appealed to computer science ma- jors and minors. The group's membership, according to ACM's ad- viser John Crenshaw, was stable with about 60 to 70 members. "The organization is a student group and is part of a national group that helps students find out about computer science." Crenshaw said. As another activity, the club brought in guest speakers. The orga- nization also held a party each semes- ter. The CIVIL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY CLUB was ba- sically used for getting civil engineer- ing people together outside the class- room. Members of the group took one field trip out to a construction site where participants could talk to peo- ple in the field, Gregory Mills, the organization's adviser, said. Upperclassmen in the club offered tutoring to others who felt they need- ed help with civil engineering classes. An organization that acted as a professional society for electrical and electronic students was the INSTI- TUTE OF ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGI- NEERS. The club offered technical lectures and field trips for its mem- bers. It was open primarily to electrical or electronic engineer majors or people in the pre-engineering program. "We try to promote membership and try to get people to join because it,s a national organization," said Gary Crowell, an Owensboro senior and sec- retary of the organization. According to the institute's adviser, John Carr, the club's short-term goal for the school year was to increase student involvement in the organiza- tion. A significant change in the organi- zation, Carr said, was the increased membership for the year. In an effort to reorganize their club, members of the INDUSTRI- AL EDUCATION AND TECHNOLOGY CLUB had planned to join other groups in the industry and technology field in trips and to sponsor guest speakers, Mark Eckler, a club member, said. "With all the clubs that are closely related, we try to get all of the presi- dents to keep up to date on what the clubs were doing so all the groups could benefit," Eckler, a Taylorsville senior, said. "The groups try to get together like a board to let everyone know what was going on," he added. Eckler said that the organization would bring in speakers to talk' about the advancements made in the tech- nology area. I-Ie added that it was hard for the members of the Industrial Education and Technology Club to get together American Society of Mechanical Engineers Association for Computing Machinery David Greer, Kurt Hockstedler, Chris Brink, Randall Lytle, Barry Carman I 06 Organization: . 6? '-'T --ik 'U FRONT ROW: Karin Nass, Gina Guinchigliani, Karen Yount, Linda Hodskins, Teresa Hillard, Judy Renfrow BACK ROW: Craig Sepko, Trent Gregory, Mark Lawson, Henry Meadows, Paul Bell In the Industrial Education Building, Mark Lee, a junior from Magnolia, draws a case for a power supply. Lee was working on an assign- ment for his circuits design class which was required for his electrical engineering technol- ogy major. since most of the group's members were seniors. An organization that promoted the understanding of manufaturing engi- neering was the SOCIETY OF MANUFACTURING ENGI- NEERS. To be in the club, a student had to be majoring or minoring in an area of the department. The organization's short-term goal was to become a program with the senior chapter, Skip Alcorn, president of the club, said. Alcorn said that the group's major accomplishments were developing a 8150 scholarship fund and purchasing materials to help in promoting the department. In distinguishing the group from other industrial technology organiza- tions, Alcorn said that the club had international connections. All of the industrial technology clubs managed to offer learning exper- iences to their members, along with obtaining a wide range of exposure in the field members planned to enter after their college careers. I -Story by Gina Kinslow ,., . ..............,..- N...,...,-.-sign-urn.. L'-if-,Q -+-is 1' t' 'M' I .. I .j,.,.,.....,. ...W , ,,,,,,,.,,,. -Kathy Forrester Industrial Education Technology Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers 'J ,, A I -. ev- c- A F ' f M. t 1 , :- . ,l I , ' y V I ,ggi N V ,, 'QS' f bf fr NC A' P 0 1. I 1 -75 47. A T , , ii i 1 '31 ' - f"4 9' Eff.: . f ? Q . 9 ...J - 1 i X A, .. L 4 I x 1 F52 L ' X r Y 5 , 3 ,fr FV A 1 6 Q , i , 41' FRONT ROW: Gary Crowell, Charles Couch BACK ROW: Brian Laferty, john Carr, FRONT ROW: Skip Alcorn, Samuth Koam, jerry Clements, john Stone BACK ROW: Rlchafd GWSOEY Brian Brock, Paul Koontz, Terry Leeper, Arthur Robb, Mark Howard 107 I ndusmkzl Technology Educational network he education organiza- tions played a part in giving the world of teaching its next genera- tion o professional educators. The DISTRIBUTIVE EDU- CATION CLUBS OF AMER- ICA CDECAQ reached out to more people through assisting and training high school and secondary teachers. The group also hosted many activi- ties that incorporated job work skills for high school students. This gave the students the opportunity to com- pete with one another and to test their knowledge about different business fields, adviser Dr. Jerry Boles said. "About 1,000 high school students attended the Leadership Develop- ment program that we hold here at Western," Boles said. "The group conducted individual classes, like job interviews and responsibilities as an officer in DECAX' Along with holding seminars on campus, the organization also assisted 50 high schools in implementing pro- grams in business and marketing. "The group had contact with 1, 300 high school students last year," Boles said. A serious side of education was demonstrated by the education honor society, KAPPA DELTA PI. In order to join, prospective mem- bers had to be education majors or minors and have a 3.0 grade point average. "The group is not very active this year because of everyone's hectic schedules," adviser Virginia Mutchler said. The honor society was not active in service because the members were out teaching, she added. Teaching wasn't the only activity of the STUDENT PROGRAM OF NATIONAL EDUCA- TION ASSOCIATION. Its members projected teaching methods and went a step further. "The NEA informs prospective teachers of the profession," adviser Dr. Robert Otto said, "including ac- tivities other than teaching." The organization looked at differ- ent aspects apart from education itself. The group studied "politics in the school system, how to deal with those actions and school law," Otto said. The organization also had a na- tional officer elected during the NEA convention. Rosemary Irwin, a senior from Ri- chardsville, went to the convention as a student delegate and was elected to the nationwide Higher Education Committee of the educational group, Otto said. "This group is one of the largest organizations in the country," Irwin said. "They work for the betterment of teachers and educators alike. "The group is working for better quality education through the im- provement of a 40-year institution," she said. The organization also concentrated on a cookbook project. The book had been published for about I5 years as a fund-raiser and was sold in the College Heights Bookstore, Otto said. Along with carrying the knowledge of the world, a teacher had to exhibit much more. In an effort to further involvement in physical activity on campus, the PHYSICAL EDUCATION MAJORS CLUB launched their Exercise For Heart program on April 1. "This is the first time that we are doing this, and we're hoping that stu- dents come out and participate and increase awareness of what exercise can do for them," said Tammy Nelson, a junior from Owensboro and vice presi- dent of the group. The PE majors demonstrated var- ious activities which could improve cardiovascular fitness. Among these were running, dancing, swimming, jumping rope and basketball. The Exercise for Heart program was in conjunction with raising funds for the American Heart Association. Student members who participated in the activities were sponsored for three hours of continuous exercise. Knowing how to teach the game was just as important as being able to play it. The PE majors also participat- ed in teaching activities at local schools. Members of the RECREA- TION MAJORS ,CLUB learned to supervise activities that would keep them updated in their area. The club tried to improve recreation standards by mixing learning from the classroom with the planning of campus activities for other groups, such as the Brown- ies. One organization, the STU- D EN T NATIONAL SPEECH, LANGUAGE AND HEARING ASSOCIATION, also offered help on campus. Howev- er, it reached out to the Bowling On the south lawn of DUC, Ami Shaw, a sophomore from Ocean springs, Miss., paints the face of Mandy Stuart of Russellville. Ap- proximately 9oo Brownies attended the Satur- day activities sponsored by the recreation de- partment. Society of Manufacturing Engineers StudentProgram of National Educationflssoc I ' r 42-2542 FRONT ROW: jerry Clements, Brian Brock, Samuth Koam, Skip Alcorn, David Greer BACK i FRONT ROW: Kathy Hodges, Charmaine Taylor BACK ROW: Dana Tipton ROW: john Stone, Arthur Robb, Terry Leeper, Timothy Snider, Mark Howard, Paul Koontz IO8 Organizanbns h 9 Green community, also. The group brought together those interested in speech and communica- tion disorders to exchange ideas about ways to help Bowling Green residents with speech and language problems, said Mia Koerner, a Franklin junior and the club's president. "There were many things we were involved in, like teachers' screening," Koerner said. "If anyone has prob- lems, we have the facilities to correct them." The program was designed to do more than screen the education ma- jors. It also worked with the Head Start children on campus and helped run clinics for anyone with speech, language or hearing problems, she said. Many different areas must be cov- ered in the educational system today to meet the needs of the changing world of the '8os. Through the educa- as - i 1 tion organizations, the world's future teachers learned skills valuable for the betterment of tomorrow's children. I -Story by Elzabeth Courtney W- -Chris l4Ma:rer Physical Education Majors Club Recreations Major Club I. . ' x . 1: Q Q 1 , ll. t" las- g , - 'Ji ' My " h ' 21' ?B1i..l'l5i l , c iles'-Fu, W ,gg 5 X Qi? i 41 5 ta. U . , I I i I 'iq ll l if 3 , - 5 g i K FRONT ROW: Jamie Leach, Cynthia Howard, Jennifer Ayer, Mary Cobb BACK ROW: john Hannan, Greg Howard, jeff Doom, Tamlyn Nelson FRONT ROW: Christine Wilder, Melinda Cornell, Judy Amidon, Lee Ann Gillon, Lourrae Eubank SECOND ROW: Kelley Mullaney, Lessie Fitzgerald, Tim Justis, Vickie Stinnett, Gail Rice BACK ROW: Jeff Whittinghill, Don Eckard, Terry Knight, Mike McMahan, Lisa Adams. 1 O9 Education ,fa -,,,., ff 3' -Q . . . Tum Broekema ITIHSS he organizations in the journalism department were exposed to new ideas as they continued their o d winning ways. Great achieve- ment were made by students in the areas of advertising, journalism, pho- tojournalism and public relations. Members of the ADVERTIS- ING CLUB operated their club like a professional advertising organiza- tion. This strategy worked well. The club resembled an agency when it was hired by the Lady Top- pers basketball team to promote two of the women's games. Flyers, door hang- ers, table tents, and newspaper ads were among the promotions designed by the group. I The club also placed first in two categories and second in one at the National Student Chapter Achieve- ment Competition in Chicago in June 1986. The event involved more than 150 student chapters competing in several different areas. Western's chapter won first place in the public service category, first At the photojournalism studio, Elizabeth Courtney, a Wusaw junior, poses for Glasgow senior Cathy Clarke. Clarke was working on a color fashion assignment for class. Advertising Club Kappa Tau Alpha X FRONT ROW Jennifer Strange K K Cheah Paula Rutherford SECOND ROW Penny FRONT ROW Sandy Smith Jennifer Strange, Susan Stockton, Angie Struck BACK ROW: Kephart Barbara Carter Robert Cull Julie Kuehn BACK ROW Paul Davis Ed Bracken Brian Paula uinn Stephanie Schilling Laura Cooley, Mark Brennan, Todd Turner -! communication collaboration place in programs, and second place in career development. This year also saw a significant membership and activity increase as the group prepared to enter more competitions, including another chap- ter competition and the National Stu- dent Advertising Competition. The latter involved the planning of a cam- paign, with members divided up into three teams - research, media and cre- ative. The program strived to promote professionalism in students. Competi- tion was one way the group tried to do this, but not the only way. Speakers were often featured to expose students to professional practitioners. Also pro- vided was the opportunity to socialize with other students of similar interests and goals. KAPPA TAU ALPHA was the only honorary society in the jour- nalism department. Members were ex- pected to maintain high standards of academic excellence. At least 60 semes- ter hours had to be accumulated, and a 3.5 or better grade point average was mandatory. Kappa Tau Alpha spent most of its time working on a committee in con- junction with department faculty and members of other journalism organi- zations. The purpose was to increase chances that the journalism depart- ment would be named as a state Cen- ter of Excellence. The students wrote letters to members on the selection committee of the centers. Eight cen- ters were to be named in Kentucky universities in various academic de- partments. "If we are named a center, the de- partment will get more money," said Lawrenceburg senior Sandra Smith, KTA president. Inductees were reminded at initi- ation of the keys to professional jour- nalism with the acronym of Kappa Tau Alpha QKTAJ: knowledge, truth and accuracy. The NATIONAL PRESS PHOTOGRAPHERS ASSO- CIATION QNPPAJ allowed photojournalism majors an extension of their educational process. It was a professional as well as a social group. NPPA sponsored a variety of speakers of interest to majors and others. Dan Dry, 1981 Newspaper Photographer of the Year, was one guest. NPPA also underwent a change this year. They elected their first fe- male president, Kathy Forrester, a Bowling Green senior. Forrester said the group wanted to have an even better variety of speak- ers. One goal was to get a Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist to visit. "I wish our department had more pull to get the big-name pros in," For- rester said. "We would also like more people who specialize, like in sports or fashion." Other intentions of NPPA were to keep membership going and growing as well. "We are going to be aiming at more recruitment," Forrester said. The SOCIETY OF PRO- FESSIONAL JOURNAL- ISTS, SIGMA DELTA CHI, CSDXJ, enjoyed another successful year. The group was named Out- standing Campus Chapter, Region Five, for the 12th consecutive year. Included in the region were Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky. In addition, Mayfield senior Mack Humphreys was named district repre- sentative over II states. 'Tm on the national board of direc- tors, "Humphreys said. "I work with other SDX chapters to see that they,re up to their requirements." Success didn't slow SDX down, however. Several activities were spon- sored throughout the year, including a legal seminar held in the fall. One featured speaker was Martin County newspaper editor Homer Marcum, who was the most-sued editor in the state. In addition, Courier-journal staff attorney Jon Fleischaker spoke. Free press issues were among the things discussed. The group also held a journalism contest for aspiring high school jour- nalists. Stories were judged, and awards were given to those students with the best works. The PUBLIC RELATIONS STUDENT SOCIETY OF AMERICA CPRSSAQ, which was associated with the professional Public Relations Society of America, offered members a vast number of op- portunities as it exposed students to professional experience. "We promote hands-on experience while in school," Louisville junior Cliff Whalin said. "The experience is helpful to students for when they gra- duate." Accomplishments included the start of Kentucky Consultants. "It is a professional PR agency run by stu- dents," Whalin said, "and is a subsi- dary of PRSSA." Through the company, students gained experience in design and copy editing. Theyalso had the chance top National Press Photographers Association Western Kentucky Minority Communicators f-2 f :xg FRONT ROW: Mike Morse, Kathy Forrester, Cathy Clarke, jan Witherspoon, Cassondra Murray, Lynne Roberts, Dave LaBelle SECOND ROW: Linda Sherwood, Royce Vibbert, Gary Clark, Timothy Broekema BACK ROW: Herman Adams, Tim Smith, Chris Brock, Michael Kiernan, joe Futia A in Q . Q wJ 1 i .1-r-, FRONT ROW: Toya Richards, Rose johnson, Kim Cameron, Tanyia Dean SECOND ROW: Julius Key, Xavier jackson, Tamiko Black, Brandy johnson BACK ROW: Paula Quinn, Sam Upshaw, Darrell Fishback, LaMont jones, Dennis Rey jones I I I Ioumalirm collaboration Com. learn the responsibility it took to be an executive in charge of an account. Employees of Kentucky Consul- tants were members of PRSSA. The business established three accounts last year, including two with Navistar Corporation and one with a campus office. Some members attended a national conference in Washington, D.C., in the fall. The group also attended dis- trict conferences. These provided chances for students to make contacts with public relations practitioners. An awards banquet was hosted in the spring to honor graduates and out- standing members. In affiliation with the National As- sociation of Black Journalists, the cam- pus chapter, WESTERN KEN- TUCKY MINORITY COM- MUNICATORS, functioned to spread the awareness that blacks and minorities were capable of working in journalism. Membership was open to all. How- ever, there were full members and as- sociate members. On a production night, Graphic Editor Mike Gohee, a Calvert City junior, and Opin- ion Page Editor jackie Hutcherson, a Paducah junior, lay out an opinion page. The two were editors on the College Heights Herald. Outside of Helm Library, Glasgow senior Royce Vibbert gets a close-up shot of "Sheila," a local dog. Vibbert was looking for a feature photo for University Publications. -Herman Adams "A full member is any minority majoring in news-editorial journalism, broadcasting or photo journalism," Cwensboro junior Lamont Jones said. "An associate is anyone else who wants to join." Some members attended the pro- ductive Minority Job Placement Con- ference in Louisville in January. At the conference, several members re- ceived job offers. The group hosted a workshop for minority high school students in the spring. Those students who had expressed an interest in "N42TTZ""s-V--l.".i"'t-'Ma."'. new '- Y .ie fl:--...MQ-V-.-- .rfiww-as :ir '- 2 . 'ref V "' nuff li igsslw 5 , 4, , -- ' 'fifiy f ui' .. V .. in at t' w a N 2 . Nu if-g ' X x "5 X'v"'-Q. , '- as ff:- Wi.. Ku ji," .1---R YN if V. M .. -. 4 .. ' 'N E ix, ..' " QL 'WS-. "1-Y.. X5 - we studying journalism or broadcasting at Western were invited. Membership in the club tripled from six to about zo. Hopes were high that journalism organizations would continue the stream of excellence they had demon- strated during the year. I -Story by Darryl Williams .1 hun- ,JA 1 ' ,..--yr . "s. ' xr. -Scott Wxkeman x.. 1-iv 2 ' 'fo X wg .. . if I 151'-v 71 .v 'H ty I " A . X ' 2' l, 1 -1, fx : " 3 . ' - 5' e ' 1 no I I 2 Ofganizaticmx 1 ff 1 ,MY .. .a-Bmw +-1.-v-0-"" Z.,-ar., ,.li....- J... 'iwxk fi l if ll if ending a helping hand Bowling Green. Alpha Phi Omega was not the only the local chapter of the National Can- U' meant a great deal in "Every semester we Call various organization known locally for their cer Society. l. V. today's society, wheth- er it was helping a Wiriend with homework or aiding a lgnandicapped child participating in the pecial Olympics. For the members of he service organizations, help was heir middle name. L ALPHA PHI OMEGA assist- led the Muscular Dystrophy Associ- liation and Big Broghersf Big Sisters of l' -Tim BYOCk67I1d I ii 1. -A 1 . l' ff ,Q f l 4 i 5 i ,. K Aff' community organizations to offer our services," Cynthia Nichols, a senior from Navajo, said. Alpha Phi Omega was first estab- lished to work with the Boy Scouts. "Our fraternity continues a strong bond with the youth organization," Nichols said. The group also operated the press box at football and basketball games. contributions to Bowling Green. GAMMA SIGMA SIGMA also offered many services to the communi- ty. On Halloween the sorority worked with the Medical Center to X-ray can- dy for local children. Members made sure the candy was safe for the young- sters to eat. They also helped stuff envelopes and made phone calls for ...X ,f W Y ,JM 1. 1 3 ' X .EA ff - . 'K , ,. , ,N E:-ss 1 "We helped out at the Refugee Center by fingerprinting and register- ing refugeesf' La'Shon Fleming, a Radcliff sophomore, said. These were a few ways the organi- zation "served the community and helped out others," Fleming said. Money raised from bake sales was given to a local women who needed a bone-marrow transplant. The rest of the money earned by the group was distributed among other area organi- zations that needed help. "We raised most of our money from bake sales, but we Qalsoj raffled off a microwave," Fleming said. Gamma Sigma Sigma planned to work as buddies with the Special Olympics. "I really like working with people, and the kids of the Special Olympics are probably the best people to work with," Fleming said. Working with people in all aspects was what made the service organiza- tions a special group on campus. I -Story by john Binkley At the Special Olympics, Regina Myers, io, of Tompkinsville, is embraced by her buddy, Goshen sophomore Gina Hayes, and Myers' sister, Rexanna, also of Tompkinsville. They were at the event's closing ceremonies. Alpha Phi Omega Gamma Sigma Sigma V+. -I ll FRONT ROW: Dana Cunningham, Lydia Reid, Cynthia Graves, Debra LeGrand, Janna Tuck, FRONT ROW: Rose johnson, Wendy Dam, Angela Clark SECOND ROW: La'Shon Ieanette Dinning SECOND ROW: Andrea Cockrill, Trisha Nichols, Beth Towery, Mark Fleming, Sherry Rickman, Donna Gatto, Francine Brito BACK ROW: Cynthia Coats, Angela Newman, Kim Zeigler, Kim Eakle, Pat Dinning BACK ROW: David Andrew Vaughan, Beth King, Angela Scott, Beverly Kirk Kemper, Greg Powell, Darren Cain, Michael Zaleski, Calvin Johnson 1 I 3 Servicer Governing bodies ncreasing membership and bringing a new degree of ac- tivity to campus proved to be on the agenda for most of the student government bodies this year. ASSOCIATED STUDENT GOVERNMENT CASGJ dem- onstrated this new degree of involve- ment with two main projects: an in- crease in lighting on campus and a new "student hangout" in Downing University Center. These projects branched from one concern expressed by President Kern Alexander at a breakfast with ASG members in September. "He expressed student retention," which meant making the student feel more at home, ASG President Tim Todd, a Dawson Springs junior, said. Todd said that keeping the stu- dents around campus then became ASG's biggest concern. Because of student concern about crime on campus, ASG pushed for more lighting to make the campus a safer home. They managed to get the administration to give 510,000 for new lights. To keep the students from going home on weekends, ASG planned to establish a hangout at the university center where students could dance and have fun without leaving campus. Members formed committees, and each had its own area of expertise. Responsibilities included arranging the music and organizing the lights for dancing. "We view ourselves as the link be- tween the students and administra- tion," Todd said. ASG was not the only organization concerned with getting the student body involved. UNIVERSITY CENTER BOARD CUCBQ attempted to get the students involved by sponsoring several major projects. "Our main concern is the entertain- ment of students at Western through various events," Leanne Banna, a Henderson junior and the vice chair- person, said. UCB planned annual events like Big Red's Roar and Hilloween, along with special shows like comedian Alex Cole and concerts from Nervous Mel- vin and the Mistakes and The Fabu- IT MASTERS. This group of students worked as Western's own public relations com- mittee. "We're a helping hand for students and visitors," Spirit Master Chairman Gene Crume, an Owensboro junior, said. To be one of the zz Spirit Masters, a student had to go through inter- views at the end of the spring semes- ter. The Spirit Masters' jobs included conducting tours of the campus for individuals and for groups of high school seniors. Along with those duties, the Spirit Masters hosted hospitality rooms and did much of the work for the inaugu- ration of the new university president, Dr. Kern Alexander. Another group of students which worked with the president was the newly-formed STUDENT ALUMNI. It was established in the fall, mainly "to strengthen the rela- tionship between the students and the alumni," Student Alumni President Mitchell McKinney, a Drakesboro ju- nior, said. lous Thunderbirds. "We were able to increase our membership and our events drew larg- er crowds," Banna said. Student support also showed im- provement in the INTER-HALL COUNCIL CIHCJ. "We had across-the-board support from all the hall officers," IHC Presi- dent Dell Robertson, a Morganfield senior, said. With the help of 60 hall officers, IHC met the students' needs with new copy and change machines in the resi- dence halls. IHC also sponsored Parents' Weekend and Vegas Night. The group set its sights on trying new pro- jects, such as cable television in the residence halls, a new laundry system and improved open house policies. The organization had already be- gun to study the possibility of extend- ing open house hours for all residence halls. "Once we have the poll taken, we will know which way we will go," Rob- ertson said. Another group giving the students a chance to speak out was the SPIR- Associated Student Government Associated Student Government FRONT ROW: Carol Sue Norcia, Hollie Hale, Kimberly Summers, Karen Lassiter, Barbara Rush SECOND ROW: janet Dryer, Terri Wakefield, Michelle Conner, Kristina Hayden, Lynn Groemling BACK ROW: Lynn Ritter, Donald Herron, Martha Wilson, Caroline Miller, Laura Dibert I I4 Organization: 4-v Hard Horlf FRONT ROW: Holger Velastegui, Laura Tracy, Kent Groemling, Adrian Smoot SECOND ROW: Andrea Collin, Wilham Schilling, Chris Leneave, Chuck Newton, jerry Castleberry BACK ROW: Daniel Rodriguez, john Schocke, Tim Todd, Greg Robertson fo get decorations for the Hanging of the led contest, Wendy Lavon, Warsaw freshman, md Madge Leisure, Hartford sophomore, yell :ut of their McLean Hall window. Balloons were on the handrails beneath their window. McKinney said that he hoped his Jrganization, which worked out of the Office of Alumni Affairs, could "de- velop responsibility in the students to the university" so they would be sup- portive after they graduate. This objective proved successful as the group's membership surged to 35 after starting with I3 members. "I have been very pleased with how the group has operated," McKinney said. The organization planned to help graduating seniors by giving them in- formation and send-off parties. Mem- bers also held receptions and a ban- quet for the alumni around homecoming and Christmas. Instead of contacting alumni who were already in Bowling Green, one committee reached out to get alumni support. The PHONOTHON COM- MITTEE was formed by the adminis- tration to phone alumni and ask for contributions for the university. The student participation grew substantial- ly in the six-year history of the Phon- othon, helping to bring the total num- ber of alumni called in one year to? Inter-hall Council Inter hall Council 8. FRONT ROW: M ia Gaietto Dell Robertson Mar aret Brumleve Mary Starr SECOND FRONT ROW Becky Rodes Bobbi Wilcox Lourrae Ewbank Sandra Hawks SECOND SIC , g ROW: Kim Cushenberry, Alecia Craighead Julie DeBoy Holly Neal Sandra Siddens BACK ROW William Schilling Delwm Cheek Doy Davis Greg Robertson BACK ROW jeff Stateler ROW: james Ball, Patrick Keohane, Tracie Wolford Reeca Carver Charles Morgan Donald Herron The sounds of Nervous Melvin and the Mis- takes provide the beat for San Antonio, Texas, freshman Buzz Frazier and Louisville sopho- T more jenny Ray. The concert in Garrett Ball- room was sponsored by UCB. University Center Board Spirit Masters, p 1 Q, cr ,A ,cp ,--Q Q 1 I . ., ,' - ' 1-45-Q ,ni if , '-J, i A ', 'XL fa. xf t 4119 FRONT ROW: Amy Anderson, jennifer Strange, Gretchen Lehman, Jeanette Brown, Betty Jo FRONT ROW: Kelly Neill, Angie Norcia, Elizabeth Williams, Marty Hoffebler, Cindy Smith Kepley SECOND ROW: Daniel Rodriguez, Laura Tracy, Kim Cushenberry, Kent Groemling, SECOND ROW: Lisa LaFavers, Bernadette Zell, Whitney Auslander, Deanna Duvall, Leslie Pat Keohane, Reeca Carver BACK ROW: Tim Harper, Rich Dee, Chris Leneave, Tommy Moseley BACK ROW:Jamie Banks, Brian Maddox, Scott Wilson, Chip Polston, Chris Daniels Harper, Tim Todd, Sharon Gash 1 16 Organization: Governing Com. nearly I,OOO. "More organizations have partici- pated," Louise Gilchrist, a Nashville, Tenn., senior and manpower chair- man, said. "It used to be just greeksf' The event was considered a success. The committee raised about S55,ooo, which was 317,000 over last year's to- tal, Gilchrist said. The Phonothon was one of the ac- tivities that INTERFRATER- NITY COUNCIL CIFCJ par- ticipated in each year. The group also concentrated on new activities and new goals. "We're developing communication with Panhellenic," IFC President Bill Burns, a Memphis, Tenn., junior, said. IFC joined Panhellenic in sponsor- ing a Christmas party for homeless children from Potter Christian School. Fraternities and sororities bought gifts for each child. Another goal for IFC was to im- prove its image with the fraternities. Burns said that the fraternities looked at IFC too much as a governing body. ing towards helping the fraternities instead of always putting restrictions on them or telling them what to do. One of PANHELLENIC COUNCIL'smain dutieswasto help greeks, too, but particularly the sorori- ties. "It's getting back so that sororities can rely on Panhellenic now," Louis- ville junior Ann Mary Kiesler, presi- dent of Panhellenic, said. Panhellenic had a leadership con- ference for the sororities, in addition to a special reception held to encour- age black sororities to get more in- volved. It also helped Sigma Kappa, a sorority that went through re-coloni- zation, get off to a good start. Members also encouraged sororities to share more with one another. They put sororities in pairs and formed sis- ter sororities so that the groups would help each other and plan activities to- gether. Because of these activities, "We have increased interest in Panhellen- icf' Kiesler said. Another group that more students ,, j i "We're working more for the fra- had an. interest in was the INTER- ' ternities' benefit," Burns said. NATIONAL STUDENT OR- Burns said that the group was lean- GANIZATION CISOJJ Student Alumni In ter-Fraternity Council 'ZYQN pi-In FRONT ROW Alicia Sells, Dell Robertson, Susan Stockton BACK ROW: Kristie Foulke, FRONT ROVJ: Bill Burns, Ben Wathen, Elizabeth Williams, Doug Harris BACK ROW: Mitchell McKinney Chip Polston, DeAnn Pinkard Michael Ray, Stephen Robertson, Dan Isherwood, Chris Bacon 1 I7 Government -Tim Broekema A Fabulous Thunderbirds fan holds up a lighter during their concert. The action was a symbol of the fan's appreciation of the group's presentation. During a concert sponsored by the Universi- ty Center Board on Sunday, Sept. 14, lead vocalist Kim Wfilson of the Fabulous Thunder- birds sings. They performed to an audience of ' about 1,6oo. R Panhellenic Council International Student Organization Cav ,mg i , A E , M 2: .- i ' - " .. ... FRONT ROW: Kathy Jones, Elizabeth Williams, Anne Mary Kiesler BACK ROW: Melinda York, Missie Hubbuch, Donna Meyer, Annette Goodin 1 I 8 Organizations FRONT ROW: Naheed Shafi, I-liroto Ishige, Yoo-Cheong Chang SECOND ROW: Rob Quasem, Johna Montgomery, Hollie Hale, Bruce Cambron, Smita Bhatt BACK ROW: George Marshall, Udomchai Hemstapat, Chi-Chun Chou, Vishwesh Bhatt, Bahri Koseoglu, Selim Yavuz Dogruyol -I l GOVEI'I'Ill'lg cont. "This year we had more American members," ISO President Naheed Shafi, a Bowling Green junior, said. The go-member organization not only planned events for itself, like a trip to Mammoth Cave, but also had a unique way of raising funds. The group joined with the United Campuses to Prevent Nuclear War in sponsoring a "Feast or Famine" din- ner to raise money for UNICEF. To go to the dinner, a person paid S2 for a ticket. Upon arrival, he would pick a ticket that said either "feast" or "famine" If it said "feast,', then the person would have a full meal, but if it said "famine" he would have to sit through the meal without eating. The UNITED BLACK STU- DENTS also had service projects. The group sold candy, held car washes and helped tutor at Parker Bennett School, President Marchale Graves, a junior from Nicholasville, said. Graves added that her organization was trying to become more active. The YOUNG DEMO- CRATS was one group that kept active all year. "Active participation is way up," President Bill Fogle, an Evansville, Ind., graduate student, said. That participation showed. In the fall, the Young Democrats helped with Sen. Wendell Ford's campaign for re-election to the U.S. Senate. In the spring they got involved in the Democratic gubernatorial primar- ies. On top of this activity, the organi- zation, which was reformed during the '86 school year, was officially char- tered and won top chapter in the state of Kentucky. The WKU COLLEGE RE- PUBLICANS, however, were not quite as active. "We're just building," President Tim jane, a freshman from Greens- burg, said. Jane added that when the organiza- tion became stronger, he planned on having guest speakers and working on a Republican candidate's campaign for governor. No matter the size, race, creed or political belief, the student govern- mental bodies all managed some de- gree of student activity. I -Story by Fred White ..-...I -Tim Broekema United Black Students Ygung Democrats 'W Q FRONT ROW: Vanessa Harris, Tamiko Black, Brandy Johnson SECOND ROW: Lisa FRONT ROW: Donna Stringer, Kimberly Summers, janet England BACK ROW: Shelly Thomas, Shawna Williams, Theresa Dowell, Shannon Green, Holly Neal BACK ROW: Brian Toler, Bill Fogle, Stacy Crain, Becky Schalda Martin, Carla Lawson, Marchale Graves, Teresa Johnson, Denise johnson ' A . jd, I 1 9 Govemmmr n a health kick ealth was a concern for all, especially with the trend toward being physically fit. Inform- ing the public of health threats was one way the health organizations worked to control problems of illness in the community. ALPHA EPSILON DEL- TA, the pre-medical honor society, attempted to help its members be "aware of what they're getting into," adviser Richard Ferrell said. Members hoped to gain more experience in their respective areas. The club included pre-optometry, pre-veterinary, pre-dental and pre- medical students under the heading of pre-professional. Members were required to have a 3.2 grade point average overall, a 3.0 GPA in the sciences and 45 hours accumulated within the university. Alpha Epsilon Delta concentrated on an observation program to give members exposure to their field by observing a doctor from an area of interest, Ferrell said. The group also sponsored an annu- al freshman orientation seminar to in- troduce potential pre-medical honor students to Alpha Epsilon Delta. Rather than signing students up for classes, the sole purpose of the orienta- tion was to introduce students to the organization. Service projects kept the AMERICAN DENTAL HY- GIENISTS busy. During Chil- dren's Dental Health Month in Feb- ruary, the group visited community grade schools, giving students lessons on the proper dental health care, Lynn Donnelly, a Bowling Green gra- duate student, said. "You have to be a practicing dental hygienist or a student studying in the field before you can join," Donnelly said. The group's primary goal was to reach the public sector when promot- ing dental helath. Club members worked toward their goal by helping to administer oral cancer screenings at nursing homes, Donnelly said. "It's a professional organization," she said. "It keeps you up to date on your profession." The national professional honorary society of health services was ETA SIGMA GAMMA. To be a mem- ber, students had to have a 2.7 GPA the semester prior to induction and a 2.5 overall. Since its beginning in 1967, the main objective for the group had been to further the professional compe- tence and dedication of members in the health science profession. Last fall the group sponsored a booth at Downing University Center for the Great American Smoke-Out. Members handed out stickers, kits and information pamphlets on the health threats of smoking to help partici- pants kick the habit for a day. The kit contained a rubber band, chewing gum and a book of matches, Bowling Green senior Doug Ford said. The rubber band was to be worn so the smoker could pop himself on the wrist when he wanted to smoke. The matches would not light, and this was supposed to make the smokers stop and think a minute before lighting up, Ford said.p By adding heat, Bowling Green senior Nan- cy Lowry and Owensboro sophomore Darren jacob control bacteria populations. The experi- ment was for their microbiology lab in Thomp- son Complex. is e +1 .,e. College Republicans Alpha Epgilon Delta ., . vm gg 'QKM' FRONT ROW: Laura Shuffett, Tim lanes, Marsha Stewart BACK ROW: John Rartliff, Jon FRONT ROW: Ka,-en Wiggins, Janna Tuck, Kim Eakle, Jessica Ralston SECOND ROW Lflefldff, Keith Davis Calvin Johnson, Mary Birch, Laura Webb, Pat Dinning BACK ROW Barry Stahl Mark I 20 Organization: Newman, Todd Cheever ii ,nga .X X PN guiuguw 3 f L., -..a....a..,,. .,.,,,.,,.,...1 - ,4.,a-gp' -ri R138 5. Z1 '13 . ' fi WJ , Sir, aa 1543 ,f , r ag, 1 tn., F: -Cindy Pinkston Eta Sigma Gamma Kentucky Public Health Association 'PWA an J' FRONT ROW: Kim Gates, j'll S' r k', A E I SECOND ROW: S h S 1 ll'0 Z 1 HH VCYY WP en fanton, FRONT ROW: Stephen Stanton, Jill Sirotzlci, Darrell Miller, Monica Wlilliams BACK Kara Meredith, Linda Thompson, Darrell Miller BACK ROW: Charles Whitehead, Doug Ford, ROW: Ray Biggepsgaff, Kimberly Logan, Linda Thompson, Lynn Stone, Charles Whitehead Will Stambaugh, Gene Meyers I 2 I Health l l Kicks cont. Students passing by the booth could adopt a smoker for a day. They would help that person meet his goal to not smoke, Ford said. "To promote maintenance and im- provement for protection of the health and welfare of all Kentuckiansn was what many of the activities of the KENTUCKY PUBLIC HEALTH ASSOCIATION CKPHAJ aimed toward, President Darrell Miller, a Summer Shade sen- ior, said. Members of the group learned leadership skills through programs like a personal direction seminar and a statewide community health confer- ence. The chapter also sponsored a stu- dent and community health confer- ence. "Because of the growing num- ber, we're getting a panel of people who were pregnant teenagers for our conference," Miller said. "We've had trouble getting off the groundf, Miller said, "but people are beginning to recognize what we are and who we are. Being in KPHA has made me take pride in what I want to achieve." Fund raising was one activity at which the MEDICAL RE- CORDS CLUB proved themselves successful. The Phonothon program helped raise money to purchase co- muters for the department. A student had to be pursuing an associate degree in medial records technology to be a member. "It's a benefit to the students," said Jill Cash, an Albany sophomore and the club's secretary. "It familiarizes them with the field." One advantage of becoming a member was the discounted rates avail- able when one joined the American Medical Records Club. For the past three years, the NURSING HONOR SOCI- ETY has been working toward being accepted as an affiliation to the na- tional nursing honor society of Sigma Theta Tau. The chapter was formed in 1980. "QItj looks like this will' be the year" to get chartered, adviser Donna Blackburn said. The society was established by the national society to promote scholar- ship and leadership in the field of nursing. A nursing student had to have a 3.0 GPA to be in the organiza- tion. During the spring semester the group organized a workshop for the students and community. Nurses pre- sented research and discussed changes in the medical industry, Blackburn said. "Organizing activities that pro- mote fellowship among the members and enhance students' chances to be accepted to medical technology school" was the main goal of the AS- SOCIATION OF MEDICAL TECHNOLOGISTS, Lindsey Miller, an Elizabethtown senior, said. All biology majors were invited to join the organization. "We send out letters and post fly- ers telling biology majors about the major pizza party we have to increase membership," Miller said. This year the group tried a new way of fund raising. "We ordered stuffed animals and sold them in the dorms and the Academic Complex be- fore Valentines Day," Miller said. "Membership was down," but the group was optimistic about the future, she said. With the nationwide trend toward being healthy, the health organiza- tions became an even more important part of the community. I -Story by John Binkley Medical Records Association of Medical Technology Students ARDW .1..1...L. FRONT ROW: jill Cash, Melissa Pritoka, Michelle DeArmond, Bobbie Io Cloyd SECOND ROW: Kamala Burns, Melissa Rend, jane Hayes, Georgena Brackett 122 Organizations . yll Frank Toman, Lea Neely, Lindsey Miller, Lisa Butler 18 EIOVEIIOZ YEJOJOMHQBT .l..lAH Rt!! 5 To keep warm during a cold snap, Melissa Humphrey, an Owensboro sophomore, stands in the Science and Technology Hall. The cold spell in January brought both snow and freezing ram. -Iohn Dunham Senior Den tal Hygiene Nat. Student Speech, Language and Hearing FRONT ROW: Marcheta Warm, Lacy Whittinghill, Ann Cottrell, Chantal Byers, Valerie FRONT ROW: Billie jo Tucker, Elizabeth Williams, Melanie Strode SECOND ROW:john Collett BACK ROW: Juanita jones, Cathy Buhl, Anne Burlceen, Patricia Wheeler, Robin Shadd Paul Logsdon, Mia Koerner, Rhonda Lealce BACK ROW: Cheryl Peterson I 23 Healrh They romoting leadership and helping members prepare for military ca- W I L reers were two common S goals of the military organizations. 'W' Ultimately each was striving to help its members perform their duties as a cadet and an officers to the best of their abilities. The SEMPER FIDELIS SO- CIETY was an organization for Ma- rine Corps officer candidates. The stu- dents were enrolled in platoon leader classes and participated in basic train- ing during the summer, Louisville sen- ior Todd Blaclceter said. Along with summer camp, the can- didates traveled to nearby bases such as Fort Campbell on field-training ex- ercises QFTXSQ. These FTXS were a way for students to receive hands-on experience outside the classroom. N, While the national anthem is being played, Q Qg lj V V. H . ROTC members participate as colorguards. f - ,'., .I 5 This was the opening ceremony of the semi- 335- i '-- finals of the Sun Belt Conference toumament. -Steve Hank: Scabbard and Blade Semper Firdells Society QQ bv? X. A X - " -1- ' ink- 3 It an FRONT ROW: Vickie Means, Kirsten Moore, Linda Wiley SECOND ROW: Brian Cross, john Carr, David Andrew Vaughan, William Kuerzi, Mar-k Gruber, Todd Blaclceter Chuclc Yager, Larry Barnes, Marlc Gruber BACK ROW: Robert Tinsley, Lisa Gardner, Joe Imorde 1 24 Organization: J -I 'fall into their own ranks jUpon graduation they were commis- sioned as second lieutenants in the iMarine Corps. l "Our organization promotes cama- lraderie and leadership skills among fu- ture Marine Corps officers," Blacketer said. During homecoming ceremonies the men and women of SCAB- BARD AND BLADE provided the saber arch for the parading queen. The organization also contributed more to Western and the community. They helped coordinate the Special Olympics and took part individually as buddies to the participants, a major tradition of the organization. To be a member of Scabbard and Blade was an honor. To become eligi- ble for membership, a potential candi- date had to be a second-semester soph- omore with a 3.0 grade point average in military science and a 2.5 cumula- tive GPA. According to K.D. Neal, a senior from Monroe, N.C., grades were not always enough. "You have to have potential for leadership and be dedicated," Neal said. New members were introduced to the organization through a six-week pledging process. The pledges were instructed in the history of the mili- tary aspects of Scabbard and Blade, the United States and Western Ken- tucky University. The Red Knights Society began marching to the beat of a new cadence. They also had a new name-the SO- CIETY OF PERSHING RI- FLES CPRQ, although the only ma- jor difference in the group was Pershing Rifles' affiliation as a nation- al organization. Pershing Rifles' Chapter B-7 was reinstated after the Red Knight Society was disbanded. The organization provided the col- or guard at home basketball games. Before participating, members went through a candidate phase where they were tested on drilling skills and on overall positive attitude. Pershing Rifles also established a six-week pledge period to train its ca- dets in drill and ceremony and the history of the organization. The group was open to all armed forces cadets. Although cadets were not required to be contracted with one of the armed forces, enrollment in the military science program and a 2.0 cu- mulative GPA was necessary. The organization planned to par- ticipate in local and national competi- tions. "We're off to a good start with support from PR alumni and other PR units at universities in the area," Mi- chael Horn, a Booneville, Ind., fresh- man, said. SPECIAL FORCES empha- sized advanced infantry training, and its members received realistic prepara- tion for entering the military. Even though military survival and training were stressed, the members did not have to be affiliated with the ROTC program. Field-training exercises were con- ducted for members. These included helicopter operation, ambush tech- niques and survival classes. Members also repelled from helicopters and from the parking structure. During the candidate program, Special Forces' newly-recruited mem- bers ran and exercised in the mornings and evenings. After training, candidates were in- iated into the organization and par- ticipated in twice-weekly exercise ses- sions with the regular members. Special Forces provided many ser- vices on campus including ushering at ball games, recruiting for ROTC and helping students in marksmanship and mountaineering classes. They also worked with the Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts in the community. A ball was sponsored by the mili- tary department and its organizations in the spring. This provided an oppor- tunity for all organizations and mili- tary personnel to come together and meet on common ground. I -Story by John Binkley Society of Red Knights Special Forces H 11565. q,' 1 ,, . 1 ' A Ei 'FET I ... -TS- 4...- FRONT ROW: Speed Dukes, Delores Bellflower, Chuck Yager BACK ROW: Kevin Neal, William Schilling, Darren Yarbrough FRONT ROW: Vickie Joe Means, Corinne Letteney, Byron Dupin, John Williams, Chuck Yager SECOND ROW: Marla Crow, james Sears, Joe Imorde, David Zeller, Roger Shartzer, Nathaniel Farmer THIRD ROW: john Slezak, Darren Yarbrough, Mark Gruber, Michael Means, William Kuerzi BACK ROW: james Greenwell, Patty Darst, Thom Owens 1 25 Military Household professionals ome economics was more than just tying on apron strings and whipping up a chef's salad. It was also more than playing the traditional role of a homemaker. Today's home economics students were career-oriented and professional in approach. The individual organiza- tions under the home economics pro- gram contributed to the professional growth of their students. PHI UPSILON OMI- CRON, the home economics honor society, recognized the stigma that they faced. "There is a definite image problem with the home economics studies," Dr. Martha jenkins, the group's ad- viser, said. "But it exists outside of the With a Big Red quilt behind her, Melinda Tipton, a Pikeville junior, tries to keep her hands warm. The quilt was being raffled off for one dollar chances by the Institutional Admin- istration Society. I 26 Organizatimu program with students who are not familiar with what we have to offer." jenkins suggested that building awareness of the available career op- portunities in home economics would help combat the stereotype. To evaluate their situation further, Phi Upsilon Omicron conducted re- search on what attracted majors into their programs. "We can then use the information as a guide to recruiting more stu- dents," Jenkins said. "The 18- to 24- year-old population is declining and we, like any other program, want to ensure a strengthened growth of our program." The group's greatest step toward meeting this objective was receiving the district award for promoting -Scott Wxlveman awareness of career opportunities to a number of high school students in the region. The group's president, junior Tra- cy Richards of Dundee, said they had a good year with their programs. They had a Cookie Run on Valentines Day for the offices on campus and sold cookie-grams on Sweetest Day. "We also sold Little Reds, our ver- sion of the Big Red. That's always a good fund-raiser for us," Richards said. Phi Upsilon Cmicron also spon- sored a communications workshop for student chapters from the surround- ing states. The workshop featured oral and writing skills, in addition to a panel of speakers on career opportuni- UCS. Knowing what was in fashion and getting the best buy was what mem- bers of FASHION INC. learned at the New Apparel Mart in Atlanta. Textile clothing merchandise stu- dents talked to manufacturers' repre- sentives of bridal gowns, furs and fash- ion accessories and learned about the buying end of the business. "There were about 700 booths there, and we toured three of the showrooms. We also talked to the re- presentatives about the different types of jobs available in fashion retail," Ste- ven Brinkley, a Bowling Green junior, said. Sallie Overstreet, an Owensboro ju- nior and vice president of the group, described the trip as a good learning experience. It also provided a chance i l 5 F for students to build professional con- tacts, she said. For the members of the AMERI- CAN SOCIETY OF INTERI- OR DESIGNERS STUDENT CHAPTER, there was nothing like the feeling of seeing their own work displayed. Members got that chance when they hung their work on the fourth floor of the Academic Com- plex. The students designed and deco- rated the level as part of a group pro- ject. It was started by several students who were tired of the bare concrete walls that housed their department, and they felt that it did not reflect their ability as interior designers. "It looked more like a hospital, and so they approached their adviser and dean to bring it more to life," said Sue Ballard, a Loretto senior and the group's president. "So far, we've only had positive comments about it." To finance their project, the group sold club T-shirts and managed to raise several hundred dollars. "We also had funds from our previous fund-raisers over the years, and now we're getting some help from the physical plant," Ballard said. "We're now working on getting our program accredited. We are hav- ing a reception for alumni of our pro- gram and some professionals of the field in April, and they will be our advisory board on getting accredited," she said. Another group of the home economics program was the HOME ECONOMICS ASSOCIA- TION, which catered to majors and minors in that particular program. This professional-oriented club provided demonstrations, programs and information on current topics in home economics and related fields for its members. "We're now working on ideas for fund-raisers to get us to the national meeting in Indianapolis," said Sue Mattingly, a junior from Glasgow and president of the club. The group also sent members to a state meeting of the Future Home- makers of America QFI-IAQ in Owens- boro during the month of April. The FHA was the high school home eco- nomics chapter. The other fund-raiser the club had was selling little wooden Big Reds for Christmas ornaments. "We had one of our members make it, and we did the painting. It was sold at the Bowl- ing Green Municipal Utilities Holi- day I-louse," Mattingly said. They made about 8250. In February the faculty and stu- dents judged activities for the FHA competition on campus, including a creative creed writing contest. They also tested students on food, nutrition and parliamentary procedures. Many had a wrong idea as to who the INSTITUTIONAL AD- MINISTRATION SOCIETY QIASJ served. "We have to change the name sometime because of the confusion. We're really a society for hotel-restaurant management and di- etician majors," said jennifer Sapp, the group's vice president. "We deal with diet and meal plan- ning and managing aspects of an insti- tution, but we're not a bunch of little maids running around cooking," the Campbellsville senior said. "Right now our main project is to paint a design on the walls of our department to better illustrate our ma- jor," she said. "It's our imprint on Western after these four years." Another project that benefitted IAS members was a regular newsletter to keep alumni of the program updat- ed on the department's events. It was sent to restaurant associations to gain exposure for the program. Sapp explained that the newsletter served to open channels to get jobs and possibly donations for their club. The IAS also had a plant sale and also raffled off a homemade quilt at the football game. "It wasn't a tremen- dous amount but it was worth doing. It was kind of fun and we met a lot of people," Sapp said. Sapp also expressed her enthusiasm and support for Western's plan of building a hotel and golf course on the university farm. "It's going to draw a whole lot more people to campus. Besides, it's not only for our major," she said, add- ing that apart from providing more jobs for students, the complex would be there for them to use. These organizations of the home economics program have shown that they are out to change the misconcep- tions about home economics. Their professional attitude and activities were winning positive comments, an indication of their successful strive in that direction. I -Story by KK. Cheah American Society of Interior Designers Institutional Administration Society 1 1 i , i -yd '.L'j1?' N Y ' Lgviw I 7 j f i Q Robin Duvall, julie Wyatt, jill Shaw, Sue Ballard FRONT ROW: Stacy Oliver, Traci Richards, jennifer Sapp, Paula Thompson, Kent Groemling, Dionne Milam BACK ROW: Lou Ehrcke, Patricia Dunlap, Bobby Walker, Kerry Hatchett, Gary Gibbs, Dan Tinsley 1 27 Home economics Getting hi h on grades n the quest for a coveted de- gree, many students excelled academically and earned rec- ognition for their achieve- ments. Honor societies provided ave- nues for this recognition as well as opportunities for socialization. Bringing together more students interested in sociology was the goal of ALPHA KAPPA DELTA CAKDJ , a sociology honors organiza- tion. "Our major purpose is to promote scholarship and scholarly research in the social sciences," President Tim Fowlkes, a Bowling Green senior, said. "A lot of research is supported through AKD." Membership in AKD saw a sharp increase during the year with a dou- bling of the number active in the orga- nization. "Three years ago when AKD was formed at Western, we had five mem- bers," Fowlkes said. "By the end of this spring we should have about go." A tutoring service for black fresh- men was one of the many services and activities of the BLACK SCHO- LASTIC ACHIEVERS. Members offered to tutor any black freshman whose grade point average dropped below a 2.0, vice president Tyron Graves, a Tompkinsville ju- nior, said. A 3.o GPA and involvement in outside activities were required for membership. "Our club recognizes black individ- uals who have succeeded academical- ly," Graves said. Black History Month gave Black Scholastic Achievers another opportu- nity to represent their organization. The group sponsored a Trivial Pur- suit game for different black organiza- tions. "We're getting more involved in different activities," Graves said. "You feel honored to be a part fof our clubj because there is a high stan- dard," he added. Leadership was the focus of OMI- CRON DELTA KAPPA CODKJ, a national honorary leader- ship fraternity. "ODK is for people who are on top of everything else and are campus leaders," adviser Sally Koenig said. The goals of the group applied not only to its own members but also to others outside the group. "The long-term goal fof ODKJ would be to encourage scholarship and leadership in others," Koenig said. "If we had more money weid like to spon- sor a symposium and workshop on leadership." Promoting history on campus was the main function, but not the only one, for PHI ALPHA THETA, a history honor society. "We take history very seriously, but we also have fun," said vice presi- dent Robert Cull, an Ithaca, N.Y., senior. The group encouraged interest in history by presentations on relevant topics. "We try to have monthly presenta- tions on some kind of history project," Richard Salisbury, Phi Alpha Theta adviser, said. Studying history was not the only function of the group, however. It also offered recreational and social oppor- tunities for its members, such as the annual softball game between students and faculty. "Being a history minor, you see some of the same people in your classes," Cull said, "and this is a good way of bringing them together." A change of advisers and the initi- ation of new members marked the year for PHI ETA SIGMA, a fresh- man honor society. Dr. Jodie Pennington took over the adviser's chair after the retirement of Dr. jack Sagabiel, who became the national grand president of Phi Eta Sigma. The organization recognized stu- dents who achieved a 3.5 GPA or bet- ter in at least one semester of their freshman year. "Phi Eta Sigma's purpose is to pro- mote, encourage and reward high scholastic achievement among fresh- men in higher education," Penning- ton said. "We encourage as many people as possible to join," he added. The math honor society, PI MU EPSILON, gave math majors and minors recognition and opportunities to acquire knowledge about more jobs in the field of mathematics. "We have speakers come in and talk about careers in mathematics," said Corlis Finley, a Bowling Green senior and Pi Mu Epsilon member. "We get to associate with real mathematicians," she added. The club also offered several social activities. "We have an annual banquet every spring," Finley said, "and we have a Christmas party with the computer club fAssociation for Computing Ma- chineryj and S.P.S. fSociety of Phys- ics Studentsjf' Involvement was a good beginning in a math-related career for many stu- dents. "It's one of the first real steps in professional mathematics while you're still in school," Finley said. A demonstration of hypnotism was just one activity of PSI CHI, a psy- chology honor society. Psi Chi's monthly meetings consist- ed of such speakers, each covering a different topic in psychology. The f wr l i K l i i Black Scholastic Achievers Phi Alpha Theta FRONT ROW: Andrea Hollowell, Lekethia Reene Glass, Kimberly Wilson, Traci Mullins BACK ROW: LaMont Jones, Vanessa Harris, David Padgett, Tyron Graves, Rhonda Madison 1 28 Organizations it f' ,HE . 1 N. f 4' P"'w or ..4' FRONT ROW: Kim Schmitt, Jennifer Bristow BACK ROW: Robert Cull club was involved in other activities also. "There's a psychology bowl in May fat Berea Collegej," President Debra Harris, a Bowling Green gra- duate student, said. "Psi Chi will re- present WKU with one team of psy- chology students. We're trying to organize a team to go." Eight members were added to the club in November, making 25 actives, Harris said. "We're going to try for about eight to IO more in April," she added. "You have an opportunity to come together with people of similar inter- ests in psychology," Harris said. "Iris one way to have recognition for out- standing performance." Outstanding students in English and literature were recognized in SIGMA TAU DELTA CSTDJ , an honorary fraternity for English majors with at least a 3.0 GPA. A lecture series by English depart- ment faculty and outside speakers and a trip to Oxford, Miss., to the home of William Faulkner, highlighted the year for STD. "We get to know some members of the faculty when they come in to speak," Russellville junior Tammy Oberhausen, a club member, said. STD hoped to increase its involve- ment on campus by maintaining and expanding membership during the In deep concentration, Glasgow freshman Toni Dyer clutches her book and listens intent- ly to her instructor in the honors philosophy class. She was in the University Scholars Pro- gram. year. Twenty freshmen, all on scholar- ship, formed the first group of the UNIVERSITY SCHOLARS PROGRAM. The participants, with a minimum 3.5 high school GPA and 26 or higher score on the American College Test QACTQ , were to take one class togeth- er a semester for all four years. "There have been honors courses before, but this is the first honors class," Belfry freshman jeff Shannon, a participant, said. Academically, the students bene- fitted from classes on such topics as utopias, in which class discussion was encouraged. "It really teaches us to express our opinions," Shannon said. The program also offered other ad- vantages. "The social part is that it's a group of people always together," Shannon said. "It brings so many people to- getherf' Bringing people together was a common bond, both academically and socially, for all of the honor societies during the year. I -Story by Rob McCracken ,' i V1 51 , if l 54 -Greg Lovett Pi Mu Epsilon University Scholars r-fy FRONT ROW: Corlis Finley, Karen Yount, Deborah Stinnett, Tomi VanCleve, Barbara Rush SECOND ROW: Lisa Baumhoer, Leslie Ford, Rachel Briggance, Matt Mullikin, Judy Hurt BACK ROW: jay Martin, Robert Spencer, G.M. Zimmerman, Michael Seaton, Kev Litton C3 l . s L- FRONT ROW: Melissa Morris, Toni Cottongim, Anna Lee Pierce, Cindy Richardson SEC- OND ROW: Carrie Wright, Kenneth Foushee, Annette Smithson, David Miller, Christi Dortch BACK ROW: james Baker, julia Nienaber, joseph Leffert, jeff Shannon, Maria DiGuiseppe, Kristen Brussell I 29 Honors T I The fine art of poise he culture clubs at West- ern kept busy exposing students to activities ranging from eating Rus- sian food to dancing at Western games. ALPHA PSI OMEGA, the honorary theater fraternity, provided the chance for members to work to- gether for the benefit of the theater department. Members were required to have a 3.0 grade point average over- all and a 3.2 in theater and were ex- pected to be active within the depart- ment. "Our main objective this year has been the rebuilding of our fraternity," Henderson junior Jayne Cravens said. "We had been lacking in membership and activities." The group reached its objective by mid-year when it acquired more mem- bers and initiated more activities than any campus chapter had in some time, Cravens said. Another special quality of Alpha Psi Omega, according to Anchorage senior Michelle Ball, was the fact that it worked strictly for the theater de- partment - a family of sorts. Gospel singers found they had a place in the AMAZING TONES OF JOY. These students comple- mented their academics with the sing- ing of gospel music. The only require- ments for membership were interest and dedication. "We are unique," Lexington senior Monica johnson said, "in that we serve the Lord and uplift Christ's name with our voices." Fund raising for new choir gowns and a trip to Birmingham, Ala., for the Baptist Student Union National Retreat in March were important goals for the group. The retreat would offer members the chance to meet stu- dents of similar interests from univer- l I w ffm ,, 14" -- Tim Broekema Amazing Tones of joy Sigma Delta Pi , I I. Q i . i 7' 4 ' 1 . FRONT ROW: Monica Johnson, Lachelle Franklin, Debbie Tharp, Michelle Hodge, Connie Russell SECOND ROW: Renee Flowers, Rosalyn Davenport, Felisa McGuire, June Mayfield, Stacy Spencer, Felicia Greene BACK ROW: Danny Hagans, Xavier jackson, Chris Curry, David Sanders, Sharolyn Brewer, Randall Cross, Tonya Toliver 1 30 Organizations Paul Hatcher, Mary Ann McCelvey, Jeanne Schepers, Carol Paul Brown sities all over the country. Also scheduled was the group's an- niversary concert. The concert was held each spring at an area church. The club for students wishing to broaden their exposure of the art field was the ART GUILD. It was open only to students enrolled in art classes. The organization allowed students to focus on both professional and so- cial aspects of art. Because of the fine reputation of the guild, some members were asked to assist area elementary school teachers in instructing art classes. Some members of the group trav- eled to the Chicago Art Institute in November. Further travel outside the area was planned to enable students to see prestigious exhibitions, adviser Walter Stomps said. One planned trip was to the Na- tional Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., where featured works included the Treasures of Topkopi and the Matisse exhibit. When the time came to help out the music department, members of the professional fraternity DELTA OMICRON were ready. They of- fered a wide range of services to the department, including providing ush- ers at the Faculty Concert Series, co- ordinating fund-raisers and helping to organize music programs on campus. "We also hold a recital in the fall and spring where different members sing solo," Oakland freshman Terry Freeman said. The recitals, called Mu- sic House,-were required to keep the fraternity up to national standards. At the Western-Jacksonville game, Becky Brunner, a Louisville freshman, performs with the Spirit Dancers. The group was officially made a campus organization this year. Members were either music majors or minors who had completed at least one semester of music curriculum and maintained a departmental 3.2 GPA and an overall 2.2. A spring formal was planned in association with Phi Mu Alpha, an- other music fraternity. For students excelling in German, honorary society DELTA PHI AL- PHA served as a vehicle for recogni- tion and further enrichment outside the classroom. The organization met once each semester. Since the group was primar- ily a recognition society, a major goal was the induction of new members who had met requirements. In the fall, a guest speaker from the German Embassy in Washington, D.C., lectured. "There was a questionfanswer ses- sion on German-American relations," adviser jim Miller said. "He had also surveyed 300 years of German immi- gration to this country, from Colonial times to now. He lectured on thatf' The KENTUCKY COLLE- GIATE MUSIC EDUCA- TORS NATIONAL CON- FEREN CE, formerly Student Mu- sic Educators, was open to anyone in- terested in music education. The name change resulted from an effort to maintain consistency with the other organizations across the country. The group held several clinics in which students were kept abreast of new technology in the music educa- tion field. Topics covered included the use of computers in teaching music, instrument repair and innovative teaching methods. Members also attended two state conferences. "At conferences, we at- tend workshops and clinics," Scotts- ville sophomore Gary Graves said. "We do pretty much what we do on the local level, but chapters from across the state are there." Graves was elected state president for 1987-88. He was in charge of the executive committee over all state chapters. 'Tm looking forward to it," he said, "because it will give me an edge on expressing the views of our chap- ter." Professional organization PHI MU ALPHA worked actively with- in the music department as well. "Our main goals are to make things better for the department and to pro- mote music in Americaf' Horse Cave senior Charles Curry said. Members were not required to be music majors or minors. They simply had to be dedicated to Phi Mu Alpha. Throughout the year, members met with department heads to find out what needed to be done. One ac- tivity was fund raising to purchase equipment for the department. They also did odd jobs for retired faculty in the community. The group was more active than it had been in some time. Fall pledgeship was a matter of major importance to members as several were about to gra- duate. "We want to solicit interest so we can get a good pledge class that can take the place of older members when they leave,', Curry said. French majors and minors showing exceptional academic achievement were given recognition by honor soci- ety PI DELTA PHT. Members were required to maintain a 3.0 GPA in French and overall. In addition to recognition, the group sponsored a promotional eventp Russian Club Spirit Dancers "24- .,,x, 14.-li FRONT ROW: Mania Ritter, Kim Schmitt BACK ROW: Kyle McLane, Phillip Womble FRONT ROW: Angela Riedley, Palisa Williams, Michelle Houseal, Hope Northington. Cadara Edwinese Lynem, Teresa Pate, Gelisa Thomas, Sherita Bailey BACK ROW: Valerie Underwood, Linda Hodskins, Amy Bingham, Paula Martin, Becky Brunner, Wendy Grant, Kendra Starr, La'Shon Fleming I 3 1 Culture F9 .., 1 .1 , 1 f in ' 5,3 ,. mbq -WV, ,, gig, , my .1 ,Q - , ' 'fi vW1 QMQ? ' - . 4? . I I ., G X, J 'QWN as if 'af . 'Q . 9 , ' , 1 ' af - 4-A 1 -'41 yfgy- .WAKE . Q," Mm.- 1, . ,Q .Q-A D . l '.w 5 I .pw 'li' ,uni 1--'S . Wye. ag. ,-,,,w5 -l l l l l il l il l 1 l l l ! l f l POISG cont. for the French department. Its pur- pose was to increase awareness of French culture on campus. "We had a booth at International Day in Downing University Center," Louisville senior julie Kempf, Pi Delta Phi president, said. "Members sold French food." Money earned was used to buy French films. V While many Americans were watching the television miniseries "Amerika,', which featured a Russian takeover of the United States, mem- bers of the RUSSIAN CLUB were trying to increase students, knowledge of what life in the Soviet Union was really like. "We try to bring an understand- ing, not a hatred, of the Russian peo- ple," adviser Mania Ritter said. "Ha- tred comes through ignorance. We want to wipe out that ignorance." The club was open to any student taking Russian who was genuinely in- Senor Pantalone, played by Hardinsburg senior Scott Belcher, looks skyward to ask why his friend Harlequino, played by Louisville sophomore Scott Carrico, has died. They were in the play "Bamboozled." terested in furthering his knowledge of Soviet life. Students gathered in informal settings for meetings which allowed for a "family-like" atmo- sphere, Ritter said. Members enjoyed a wide variety of activities at meetings. Sometimes they would view Russian films or prepare and eat Russian food. Occasionally, speakers knowledgeable about Soviet life were brought in. "We just do whatever comes up," Ritter said. The group hoped to increase mem- bership by generating more interest in Russia. Ritter stressed again, "We can only gain understanding through knowledge." Another recognition society was SIGMA DELTA PI. It honored Spanish majors and minors who had maintained a 3.0 GPA in the depart- ment and overall. The major activity the group held was initiation. Inductees participated in a ceremonial ritual where they re- peated pledges of dedication to Sigma Delta Pi. One special event included a pre- sentation by Dr. Mark Lowry from the geology and geography depart- ment. Lowry had toured Equador. "He showed us slides and told us about the people who live there," Bowling Green senior Corlis Finley, Sigma Delta Pi president, said. To keep the crowds enthusiastic at Western games, the SPIRIT DANCERS performed to the music of the marching band or songs on tape. They also provided goodwill ser- vices for visiting students and athletes. The group became a university or- ganization for the first time this year. The Spirit Dancers was one of four organizations that made up the Spirit Program, along with Big Red, the band and the cheerleaders. Preparation to perform at the Wendy's Classic, Big Red's Run and the Sun Belt Tournament were key activities of the group. Another ac- complishment was the establishment of a working relationship with Big Red and the band, Bowling Green gra- duate student Palisa Williams said. The WESTERN PLAYERS got off to a fresh start last year with new activities. "We were more active and orga- nized than we had been in quite some time," Nashville senior Ann Street said. Membership in Western Players was open to anyone interested in the- ater. Though primarily a social club, the group was active in helping out with theater productions. They did a lot of the technical work, provided house management and sold refresh- ments at productions. Most of the money earned through selling refreshments went to an out- standing member in the form of a scholarship at the end of the year. One of the new activities was the sponsorship of a family and one wid- ow from Snyder's Christmas tree. In addition, a workshop was held for high school students interested in studying theater at Western. At the end of the year a cabaret was held. "It's kind of a talent show where students perform doing things they might not normally get to do on stage," Street said. "It's also a chance to say good-bye to graduating stu- dents." I -Story by Darryl Williams Alpha Psi Omega Western Players L-. FRONT ROW: Carlene Petty, Eric Tichenor, Michelle Ball, Jayne Cravens BACK ROW: Whit Combs, Henry Meiman, Scott Denny, Ann Street FRONT ROW: Scott Denny, Jane Linton. Michelle Ball, Ann Street SECOND ROW: Steve Probus, Michelle Ayer, Krisa Pilszak, Diane Himes. Carlene Petty, 'layne Cravens THIRD ROW: Nick Martin, Eric Tichenor, Julie Greer, Donna Thorndale. Ken Barton. Teresa Kay Gray BACK ROW: Andy Bristow, Christian Ely, Gary Marlin. Scott Carrico, Darron Wlest 133 Culture to the Committed orn again. And again. Asylum Komix, a comic book published by students, had already died twice. However, its creators wanted to bring their charac- ters back to life. "We're too stubborn fto dieJ," said Eric Lindgren, a Bowling Green sophomore and president of the publi- cation. To help ensure that the publication would not die out again, Asylum's cre- ators worked to form an official club. In October the Campus Cartoonists Association QCCAQ was born as a full- fledged student organization, recog- nized by the university. With this new organization came some great new ideas for Asylumis cre- S WM ators. In the spring, they began work- ing toward the publishing of four na- tionwide comic books. Short segments from the original issues of Asylum Komix were used as features in those comic books that went nationwide. Its creators felt that the new offspring from the first two booklets was the best yet. Even though the production of the booklets was in the developing and drawing stages, their marketing plan was already completed. CCA had sent letters and copies of the cover to dis- tributors, offering discounts to those who ordered 200 or more copies. The group was counting on just enough to pay the printing costs. The I0-member organization was i i gow ir i fvyboifr :A+pEQf'i ' i ,-,QQQE Nomma rom . Bumwi FEATAESRO I i f .A h - ,N ' ri Q, i 4. 2--.. V . rj L. ie . J also forming a graphic firm to supply the graphic needs of the community. "Not only will this be a source of income, but it will also give us an opportunity t0 work in the graphic design field," Lindgren said. From these final plans for the com- ic strips, Asylum had come a long way since its beginning. Asylum had its start in jim Erskine, a Western graduate. He had been printing his comic books for I5 cents an issue and selling them for a cover price of 51.75. Asylum's would-be cre- ators saw the opportunity to express their creative skills and make money at the same time. "We saw this as the solution to our financial problems," Glenn Millam, editor and a Bowling Green sopho- more, said. "jim had 34,000 in his pocket be- fore he printed a single copy," Millam said, "and his printing costs were only vZ2,000.n Lindgren was the first to begin drawing his own comic strip. "Eric first submitted his strip to the Herald, but they rejected it,,' Millam said. Because of this, Lindgren decid- ed to set out on his own. He spread the word and got enough members to Bowling Green sophomores Glenn Millam and Eric Lindgren pose with the characters they created for Asylum Komix. Despite three fail- ures, Asylum Komix managed to make a come- back with nationwide distribution. K ,f"nx 'N Y X --- ' 5 1 il"x, R' Q QA' 1 -fi ., f "I if H- K L Y W ,sfilffs , E "W" -4 - It-'CN t , , ' A I v-A :E AX iff' if gli I S W" is T 'N l , . I I I X i 1.4.12-3 V 5 -f .nfl . 1 X I iw X Le! .,f ' ' fl f' , ze' N 'a l I 'W I kr i 5 73 Q L w Lf ll I f - 1 X x f fs I I I xi 11 r Uv- NN-.Akfv Z3-.exp X Rv i , -V fi! 4 A VCC QQ. I -ef A i 1 ml S if ,, mlb' - -x you 5107-1550 THAT Too, HUUi4?, GLEN,yTHg1ff!?ff4BEf3G1N' jj, 'N A TANK! mvxar 1 J' TTER Tl Q if T-If ' j,,,.i..,.,.,,,,g , AA,A . A My start production. Its creators all had a hand in com- ing up with a name for the publica- tion. "Asylum Komixn was chosen, along with the slogan, "We don't suf- fer from brain damage - we enjoy it!" The first I4 issues of Asylum Ko- mix never made a profit. In fact, many of the staff members were pulling money out of their own pockets to cover the bill to print the eight-page magazine. For the first eight months, the staff scraped for advertisers who would buy space in the publication. The last issue of the comic book's first life had only six pages, instead of the usual eight. Money was the major factor in the group's disbandment. A I,500-COPY run of the booklets cost 516984. The six pages cost 5122.50 - 881 of which the staff contributed, even though some money had been made on ad sales. The staff had planned one more issue for the semester, but those plans fell through. Advertising had been slow from the start, but it declined when some advertisers began to disapprove of the booklet's contents. The situation worsened when at least one business stopped advertising after the publication of a strip depict- ing an attempted rape. Another element that caused Cen- ter Theater to pull its ads was the lVlarch 31, 1986 opinion column, "Bit- tersweet 16." The column, written by Louisville sophomore Tim Bratcher, criticized the university administration for dis- regarding Western students' rights while attempting to recruit high school students. It referred to the pro- spective students as "juvenile bratsll and "snot-nosed runtsf' After eight issues were published in the fall of 1985 and six issues in the spring of 1986, lVlillam knew some- thing had to be done. During the summer lVlillam worked out a strategy to make Asylum Komix a success. The Franklin Favor- ite newspaper in Franklin, Ky., offered to print twice the copies for the same price. The ads were the same price but twice the size. Even marketing plans were devised for the selling of ads. Discounts were provided to merchants on the ad prices, and those who contracted in advance got a larger price cut. On Sept. zz, 1986 the Asylum Ko- mix was reincarnated - in a slightly different form. The new Asylum was printed on less expensive, tabloid-size paper. It was also without the controversial edi- torials and strong - some called it "obscene" - language that had caused some businesses to pull their advertising. Half - , mcfllf ci, a J Ill fe? But the most important change was the backing of the officially recog- nized student group, CCA. The weekly magazine also had a broader focus, including a continuing science-fiction story. The changes were largely a matter of survival to cut costs and attract more advertising. And they worked. For the first time, Asylum Komix broke even, but it was breaking the backs of its creators and destroying their grades. Something had to be done. So Asylum survived another change by going nationwide. "We saw what lim fErskineQ was making, and he didn't have to sell ads," lVlillam said. "This way we could concentrate on the illustrationf' These illustrators had come a long way since the publication of their first issue. The first staff had four mem- bers, but by the last issue of the second edition, the list of artists and writers had tripled. Lindgren was credited with much of the publications success since he had stayed with it from the beginning. "I-le was the main reason it was born," lVlillam said. "I guess you could call it his baby." Lindgren's baby may have been born three times, but he was hoping its third life would be a long-lasting one. I -Story by john Binkley -Photos by Mike Kiernan 135 rlxyfimi Kevin A ead for bu lthough all the busi- ness organizations had a busy year, each ex- perienced a different degree of involvement. An academic environment was en- couraged for members of the AC- COUNTING CLUB. Through professional speakers, the group hoped to bring students into contact with practicing accountants. "We try to foster a spirit of profes- sional responsibilityfl said Bernice Baggett, a Beechmont senior and president of the club. "We hope to develop a bond between those who have an interest in accounting." One of the major goals of the club was to become a chapter of Beta Al- pha Psi, the national accounting fra- ternity. The national board planned to meet and review the chapter in june 1987. Members attempted to do commu- nity service work by helping local firms with accounting problems. Learning how to run a business was the goal of the AGRICULTURE- BUSINESS CLUB members. Al- though the club had no specific mem- bership requirements, most of the stu- dents who joined were those studying ag-business. The group tried to take a trip each semester to an ag-business or agricul- tural area. In the fall, I5 club members went to Atlanta to visit Gold Kist, an agricultural co-op. "It was a good learning exper- ience," Alvin Bedel, the club's adviser, said. The organization also stayed busy raising money for a trip to New Or- leans, La. They hoped to be able to observe exporting activities occurring along the shores of the Mississippi River. Along with an educational func- tion, the Ag-Business Club had a so- cial function as well. It served as a bond between those students pursuing the ag-business option. Another business organization also concerned with the social aspect of learning was the AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR PERSON- NEL ADMINISTRATION. This group appealed to those wanting careers in personnel. "We try to make business fun," said Owensboro senior Brent Cates, president of the professional organiza- tion. "It's interesting to mix the real world with the fun one." The club tried to "broaden the as- pects" for its members, Robert Penn, the group's adviser, said. It accom- plished this by having a variety of activities each semester. It was hoped that this exposure to the world of per- sonnel administration would enhance the club members' chances of success after graduation. The group's goals for the year were to broaden its speaker list and to in- crease membership. "It's not really that time-demand- ing," Cates said. "We're a small group, but we're getting bigger. We're trying to keep the chapter goingf' If a business major scored high aca- demically, he had the opportunity to join BETA GAMMA SIGMA. The honor society recognized business majors in the top to percent of the junior class and the top zo percent of the senior class. "We have a banquet once a year to initiate the members," Vice President Audrey Smith, a Paducah senior, said. Smith said that the chapter was "pretty inactive." This was because the group was primarily for recogni- iness tion. Another business club was con- cerned with being a "catalyst among student business organizations," Presi- dent Mark Lord, a Bowling Green senior, said. This club was the COUNCIL OF STUDENT BUSINESS ORGANIZA- TIONS. "We act as a student advisory council to the dean of the College of Business Administration," Lord said. "We try to assist in the growth and development of the college." There was only one membership requirement - a student had to be the president of any student business organization. Leadership was stressed among the members of the club. According to Lord, the council's major accomplishment for the year was assisting in re-accreditation efforts for the College of Business Adminis- tration. "We also raised funds for a faculty research scholarship," Lord said. Although they worked with facul- ty, participants in the council also tried to implement programs which would help to add the students into existing community programs. Accounting Club i Delta Sigma Pi x A6 FRONT ROW: Lisa Ashby, Patti Carnes SECOND ROW: Bonnie Burden, Belinda Waller. Maria Borcliert, Pamela Miller THIRD ROW: lVlartha Ann Parrott, Shelly Branstetter, Bernie Baggvtt, Clit-rvl Nelson, Margaret Xvallace. Lisa Van Hook BACK ROW: Mark Brock, Kevin Oaklev, john Wlattingly, Ki-ith Xwallacc 136 Urgurixzai nr '.. .13 Ia ' . i-a ,-.af 'N' '24 -.MI N-Q,-I 1 -Q t.. FRONT ROW: Vonda Simpson, Becky Leopard, Cindy Layman, Susann Trail, jane Burns, Bonnie Burden SECOND ROW: Kathleen Taylor, Cheryl Glenar. Lisa Herring, Lisa Pearl, Martha Parrott BACK ROW: Alan Scott Chaplin. Sidney Fogle, Brian Todd Jeffries, Ron Vlerrell, Mike Lindsey Q3 ,t ' ' ' f leftist Lffvfww " 1' 'Vi serie-KU if-' , U Mi, - ,L ,I 1 rf, SJ f gf7,,.f'H,q QQ, . ., . 1, V. 3,4 5 ' ' fi V A539543 is-It -W ' ' . ' ...Cf 744 'ha 'i brisk' ' " :ni ' if. 5" . X . , 4 Q t . r - ' I V . ,- 'ar g g.--.-. QIQI.: , 4 ,j . ,.. je fi' 1 'livin'-' , -i V ' - ir 7, "f an . Kg' Q - U 33 , i Q4 1- ' i, f 3 ' .: , -fc fn, ' ' ' E 153g grit 1' 9? 1.1 i 5f.,7?'? it ' ffkjf. ' , 9 T is , t ?IiQ75"' .. 13-3314 'f X I '1-gf-M5 .iv l r i H A study room near the main lobby in Grise V Hall provides a quiet place for Bill Limlingam, a Hopkinsville senior, to study. Limlingam was a management major. One group that tried to get fresh- men and sophomores involved was the DATA PROCESSING MAN- AGEMENT ASSOCIATION. V The club was for those interested in computers in general or computer Af management information systems. "We want to get students interact- ing with each other," adviser Ron Lin- ton said. "We want them involved with local business people." The club had a workshop in which they brought in business professionals to "tall: technology," Linton said. This helped members to get contacts in the information systems field. Officers of DELTA SIGMA PI set two goals for the business fraterni- ty: acquiring more "quality people" and establishing a more close-knit group, said Jane Neale, a junior from Cerulean and the club's vice president. "We didn't want resume stuffers," Neale said. "We focused on getting quality people instead of just num- bers." The group managed to meet their goal, gaining nine pledges who brought their total membership to 50. To help reach their second goal, the group tried to have social get-to-7 , ' a'-kgs 'f i 'Q I 'ii Q A ' i .sin -1 -,df L. , is W 25' f , nw. M-... nw., M. ,aw ,.,,,. .,, -. W' ' - Royce Vxbbert Delta Sigma Pi Delta Sigma Pi X 1 FRONT ROW: ,lane Neale, Karen Harper, Laura Faughn, Mary jo Clemons, Rebecca Mayfield SECOND ROW: Paula Griffin, Michelle Miller, Tommy Ervin, Pam Long, Sara johnson, Rosalind Grant, Daniel Rodriguez BACK ROW: Kelly Smith, Mark Ballou, Sam Montgomery, Spalding Green, Wayne Orscheln ,vs -4 -i-.. FRONT ROW: Chris Daniels, Sandy Mason, Sarah Wlagoner, Tonya Nlunn, Kim Hoagland, Iody Calhoun SECOND ROW: Tim Embry, Shelly Branstetter, Susan Smith, Richard Helms, Kathy Boling, Todd Liscomb BACK ROW: Lawrence Finley, james Posze, Kevin O'Brien, Cindy jo Calvert, Arthur Carnley, Audrey Smith 137 A 1 41 P, I ',.-H -""Hl' g Vo 4 k 5 1 -fi Business cont. gethers outside of regular meetings, such as a few members going to a movie. "We are closer and show it more," Neale said. "If we see someone in the chapter, we go up and hug them." Among Delta Sigma Pi's many ac- complishments was the publishing of the seventh edition of the Abacus, a calendar book reviewing the school year. The group was also named Most Outstanding Chapter in the Region during a regional conference in Sep- tember. For students planning marketing careers, there was the collegiate chap- ter of the American Marketing Asso- ciation, the MARKETING CLUB. Its aim was to acquaint stu- dents with other people who worked in a variety of marketing positions. "Aggressive leadership and good program planning has helped the size of the group increase," adviser Bob Erffmeyer said. Being a member meant increasing one's knowledge of marketing, but it also meant more, said Bowling Green senior Kris Beebee, promotional direc- tor for the club. "When you're out looking for jobs, employers are looking at more than GPA," Beebee said. "They are look- ing for the well-rounded person who gets involved." Club members got involved in a fund-raiser by selling ,555 coupon books. They were responsible for ask- ing businesses to donate items for the books. The Marketing Club also conduct- ed a workshop for the local area foster care agency. The workshop was devot- ed to creating a marketing plan to help increase the number of adults willing to be a foster parent. The most important week of the year for another business organization was in April. Labeled National Secre- taries Week, this time period featured a spring banquet for the NATION- AL COLLEGIATE ASSOCI- ATION OF SECRETARIES. The group also sponsored a tea party for secretaries on campus. "I think we are the only organiza- tion on campus that honors secretaries this week," said Bowling Green sopho- more Patty Brewington, club vice president. Members voted to change the group's name for the upcoming year to Collegiate Secretaries International. They decided upon the new name be- cause of their new association with Professional Secretaries International QPSIJ. The aspiring secretaries attended a national convention in New Orleans, La., in the spring. They were taught "what a good secretary is," Brewing- ton said. "I really feel good about the club," she said. "I think a lot of people are reluctant to join. I wish we were big- ger. Really, it's for secretaries, but it could be for anyone in business." For students with an interest in business, membership in PHI BETA LAMBDA provided the perfect opportunity to develop their professional skills. The organization stressed community involvement in its quest to expose members to the real business world. One of the group's most intersting activities was coined "shadow day." Members were paired with profession- als in local businesses and spent the day following them like a "shadow" to observe them. Community involvement was also demonstrated by a Christmas angel project for Big Brothers and Big Sis- ters of Bowling Green. Letters from little children written to Santa were collected and hung on Christmas trees in local banks. People could take let- ters and sponsor the children by buying gifts for them. Although there was no pre-law ma- Council of Student Business Organizations National Collegiate Association for Secretaries it' 1 38 Organizati Bernie Baggett, Cheryl Nelson, Bonnie Burden, Audrey Smith FRONT ROW: Karen Palmer, Lisa Uhls, Debbie Downs, SECOND ROW: Patty Brewing- ton, Stacey I-Iouchens, Paula Logsdon, Jeannie Ogden BACK ROW: Lisa White, Deborah Warren, Tina Burns, jennifer Iobst jor, students wishing to pursue a law career could join the PRE-LAW CLUB. The club had been defunct for two years, but "we're getting it back on its feet," said President Ann Gardner, a senior journalism major from Roanoke, Va. "Western's whole Pre-Law Club - joe Fima has kind of been a secret," she said, "but it's important that we do get the organization going and get some unity to the pre-law studentsf' Calling the people who go to law school a uhodge-podgef' Gardner said the club's members were a diverse group as far as majors were concerned. Majors ranged from government to philosophy. The group's main purpose was to generate a flow of information so that students would have help with passing the Law School Admissions Test QLSATQ, Gardner said. "Most peope are in the dark about that," she said. "They need to gain a better perspec- tive on what lies ahead." The area of banking was represent- ed by the YOUNG BANKERS OF KENTUCKY. The group worked on promoting new membership by visiting classes and encouraging those interested in banking to join. "We almost doubled the member- shipf' President Chris Wethington, a Campbellsville junior, said. "We told students it would be good for them to come and learn more about it." Being a member had helped him gain insight into the different ways of banking, Wetherington said. The business organizations were a diverse group, but they shared a desire to learn and a love for the busi- ness. I -Story by Jennifer Strange In front of a group of students. Western busi- ness professor jerry Boles speaks on "Selling Yourself." Boles was invited to speak by Alpha Phi Alpha and the Western Speakers Bureau. Phi Beta Lambda Young Bankers of Kentucky -:pa-A . 7 gs -1 I 4' T I a. N ' 0 5 2 if Q ' j V ' "' -2 ' H ,Zi :::t'P::::Eg -, .- - ' i f- g1::::::::ggt?j 1 ' 1 ff. -"""'-' I1 . ,'5 1 122323, LA 1 gftfjl 5 f i' V ' ZZCZIZZIIP ix Q . T :mr 1-.222-. eases ugfziaf " t Q ' 1 i en ',-I-Zg11g'?7a?.13If K. " sf' 4 fr' ' i : ' A 'gl F. 3 -4. 'R HE-A I FRONT ROW: Charles Ray, Miclielle Lashbrook, Kyna Stinson, Danielle McClure, Edie lVlyrl Brashear, Chris Wfethington, Robert Patterson. Cynthia Miller, Edith Nlorehead Morehead BACK ROW: john Brock, Eric Woodward, joe Hill, Tim Ottersbach, Scotty Neel, Greg Helton I 39 Business Students discover it's hip to B2 cience wasn't always weird. It didn't always mean participating in complicated experiments or doing all-night research. For stu- dents involved in the many science organizations, science meant partici- pating in social functions as well as academic activities. One organization that had few re- quirements for membership was the ANTHROPOLOGY CLUB. This group was for anyone interested in anthropology, adviser Jack Schock said. The club focused primarily on ac- tivities dealing with anthropology rather than on other aspects of soci- ology, Schock said. Membership requirements were more structured for another organiza- - tion, the biological honor society, BETA BETA BETA. "The purpose of Beta Beta Beta was to generate interest and to pro- mote academic excellence in biological studies," London senior Todd Che- ever, the group's president, said. Members of Beta Beta Beta had to have nine credit hours of biology, a 3.0 grade point average in biology and a 2.75 GPA overall. Dues for becoming a member were 53 a year. The organization focused on two main activities. "We help with the L.Y. Lancaster Lecture and Banquet," Cheever said. "We help with the reception and we encourage our members to attend and to donate their time.', The L.Y. Lancaster Lecture and Banquet was an annual dinner and lecture series named for the former Western president. The group also helped with a blood drive and participated in a regional conference on biology. "Tri-Beta encourages them fmem- bersj to do research at Western and to go on to regionalsf' Cheever said. Competition concerning research was sponsored by the Association of Southern Biologists. The CHEMISTRY CLUB's purpose was to "further stimulate in- terest in chemistry," President Duane Osborne, a Glendale sophomore, said. This was accomplished by having "in- formative programs dealing with chemistry or related fields and meet- ings involved in investigation by stu- dents of current questions," Osborne said. Requirements for membership in the Chemistry Club were having a genuine interest in chemistry and pay- ing a S5 annual fee. "Basically, we're really low key. We try to spark some interest," Osborne said. "A lot of the times we're too busy looking at the trees to see the forest. We try to have guest speakers at every meetingf, Along with having guest speakers, the club also took field trips. During the spring they traveled to the East- man Chemical Co. in Kingsport, Tenn. "The spring semester is a rebuild- ing time for us," Osborne said. "En- rollment is down." Another club activity was the for- mation of a team to do small chemical demonstrations. The team planned to :travel to area high schools and junior :high schools the following fall. "You can show them something that sparks, and it'll stick in the back of their minds," Osborne said. i The club offered clean-up kits to students in local schools, Osborne 'said. The kits cost S2 and included a sponge, a washcloth, soap and match- I es. "It helps us get a little money into our pockets," Osborne said. An organization that had problems becoming active was the geography honor society, GAMMA THETA UPSILON. The group was a professional soci- ety for students. To be a member, a student had to maintain a 3.0 GPA in his or her geography tract and be a geography major or minor. A student also had to have I2 hours in geography. "We're a vacated organization, and we're trying to get going," Vice Presi- dent Tim Stockton, a Cave City soph- omore, said. Gamma Theta Upsilon was a little more selective than some groups, said Summer Shade junior Denise Rouse, While studying for an upcoming quiz in their anatomy class, Franklin freshman Sarah Hodson hands a bone to Shawn Webber, a Nashville, Tenn., freshman. The two reviewed both notes and bones for the quiz. club president. "Gamma Theta Upsilon is more for those specifically in geography," he said. The group often combined activi- ties with the GEOGRAPHY CLUB, such as lectures and field trips. The Geography Club was unlike Gamma Theta Upsilon in several ways. The group had more members, 35 as opposed to Gamma Theta Upsi- lon's io, and they were more of a social organization while the latter took a more academic direction. "The Geography Club is primarily social and was intended for geography majors and minors. We have people that join who aren't eitherf, adviser Conrad Moore said. "We've spon- sored social activities that have some academic content to it." The group sponsored both a fall and a spring hog roast, which was a picnic type of function with food and games. "Considering that geography is a social discipline, there is more of a variety. We combine so many other aspects of other disciplines," Rouse, also a Geography Club member, said. The organization planned to have a bake sale, have more club meetings and try to rebuild and boost morale, Rouse said. A student needed only to be en- rolled in Western to be involved in the GEOLOGY CLUB. The purpose of the club was to "promote interest and understanding in geology and geological processes," Kenneth Kuehn, organization adviser, said. The Geology Club took one-day excursions which were informal trips that focused on subjects of interest. The club received "better participa- tion" on the excursions, Kuehn said. On the group's excursions, they traveled to places such as Mammoth Cave where they studied surface geol- ogy. Another trip was made to Ieptha Knob, near Shelbyville, where they visited the site of an ancient meteorite. The club also took "formal" field trips which were longer than the ex- cursions, Kuehn said. The group trav- eled to the Smokey Mountains on one of their field trips. The organization also had guest speakers as well as fund raising activities. "There's a spectrum of things we do," Kuehn said. The organization hoped to sponsor departmental competitions, Kuehn said. "We're a small but active group. We like to do things,', Kuehn said. "We're not really goal-oriented. We keep things diverse and try to get out to do things." When students became members of the SOCIETY OF PHYSICS STUDENTS,they paidafeeofiio, received a national membership to the organization and obtained a magazine subscription and a newsletter. The purpose of the group was "mostly to offer an opportunity for physics majors to get together and so- cialize," said Scot Stewart, a Bowling Green senior and one of three activity directors. The organization held field trips and sponsored spring and fall picnics. On one field trip, the group visited Huntsville, Ala., where they toured the Space Center and the National Aeronautics and Space Administra- tion "to see what they do and get future employment ideas," Stewart said. "We observed laser research that the Army was doing and talked to people studying infrared imaging and solar wind," Stewart said. "We seem to be more socially active than other science clubsf' Stewart said. "We see each other more outside of meetingsf' Although some of the science orga- nizations had strict requirements, they all managed to have a mixture of social and academic functions. I -Story by Gina Kinslow Beta Beta Beta United Campuses to Prevent Nuclear War l' fax: If-I FRONT ROW: Laura Webb, Kim Eakle, Janna Tuck, Donna Doss SECOND ROW: Calvin johnson, Mark Newman, Cheryl Kennedy, Pat Dinning BACK ROW: Barry Stahl, Todd Cheever, Larry Elliott, joe Winstead .475 ,Lat FRONT ROW: Stephanie Wallace, Kim Swift, Susan Nlaertz, Bruce Cambron SECOND ROW: Kelly Gleason, Debi Melcher, Kate Lederer, Vishwesh Bhart BACK ROW: joseph Futia, Scott Lucas, Keith Briggs, Fergus Moore I4 1 Science such movies were playing. Carrico not- A little bit of everything pecial interest organiza- tions were sometimes la- beled as outsiders be- cause their interests differed from other groups. However, they served to meet the needs of cer- tain individuals. One special interest group fought these labels and spread its influence successfully. We're not just a bunch of radicals. We're an educational and political but non-partisian organization that's con- cerned about our futuref' said Bruce Cambron, president of the UNIT- ED CAMPUSES TO PRE- VENT NUCLEAR WAR CUCAMQ. Cambron, a junior from Louisville, said the group's concern was to raise campus and public awareness about the nuclear arms race and other cur- rent issues. Its long-term objective was to end the nuclear arms race. Getting people involved had some- times been a problem for new organi- zations, but the three-year old UCAM had a positive start since its inception. Its membership doubled to more than 55 members. The group took a two-way ap- proach in the direction of raising awareness-having a speaker on an event each semester and supplement- ing the discussed topic by regular handouts of leaflets. UCAM member Vishwesh Bhatt, a freshman from India, voiced his con- cerns regarding ecology that could be ruined by the dumping of nuclear wast into the sea. His commitment to UCAM was also strengthened by the growing membership of the group. "We are very effective, and more people are joining and working to- gether to get the message across," Bhatt said. For that reason, UCAM under- took a community-wide project enti- tled "Give Peace a Chance." They also participated in a protest at the Cape Canaveral missle-launching base. Members of the SPECULA- TIVE FICTION SOCIETY I 42 Organizations were not characters out of science-fic- tion books as some might have thought. "There are some that do think of us in such terms, but we're not any- thing like that,', Annette Carrico, the society's librarian, said. "We're a service organization for people interested in science fiction and fantasy. We have a library available for our members which includes about 150 books," Carrico said. Besides that, the club screened vid- eotapes of sci-fi movies regularly at their meetings. The sci-fi buffs also frequented the local cinemas whenever accepted into the program. Cindy Calvert, president of the group, said the program tried to at- tract students with wide experiences because they believed this quality would make them better social work- ers. "Many people become social work- ers because of having gone through one or more of these experiences," Calvert, a Bowling Green sophomore, said. "I was a foster child, and I can understand what it takes. Iive also done numerous volunteer works. Thatis what the department looks forf' Calvert's opinion of a good social ed that the quali- ties of the movies were improving and said they of- fered more than Godzilla and Ul- traman, the kinds of sci-fi movies she grew up watching. On writers, Ca rrico said, "The bad "We're not just a bunch of radi- cals. We're an educational and political but non-partisan orga- nization that's concerned about our future." -Bruce Cambron worker was one who was dedi- cated to helping people. "You've got to have per- sonality, be a real caring personf' she said. "And you canit take your work home ones are those that go with the atti- tude that that's not possible, but the good ones are attracted to the chal- lenge of creativity and because they can do it right. "Nothing's farfetched now. It's just a matter of stretching your imagi- nation," she added. The group had been rebuilding their membership, and Carrico could see the club members plugging along "even though we're in the doldrums, but then we've been around for IO years." Issues on child abuse, incest and foster children, and raising awareness of these social topics were the major concerns of the ASSOCIATION OF STUDENT SOCIAL WORKERS. An enriched life exper- ience also provided the students with a greater understanding and approach toward such issues. The students were required to sub- mit an autobiographical sketch of their life experiences before they were with you. You have to be professional about that." The group centered much of their volunteer work on helping foster chil- dren and the elderly in the communi- ty. Members carried out clothing and food drives and visitations to foster homes. Calvert said that the club's Chil- dren for Poverty project gave its mem- bers greater insight into social work. The WESTERN SOCIO- LOGICAL SOCIETY provided a place for students to meet and talk shop. The society featured speakers on social issues and organized presenta- tions by faculty to encourage social interaction among its students. Membership was open to all soci- ology majors and minors and criminol- ogy minors. The club, however, dis- played "openness and willingness to accept anyone who even has a remote interest in sociology or sociological concerns," Ed Bohlander, the group's adviser, said. "Our plan now is to increase mem- bership and develop some new and meaningful programs with the stu- dents for enhancing understanding of sociology from all kinds of perspec- tive," Bohlander said. The sociology department had re- cently introduced a criminology mi- nor, and this had attracted more stu- dents into the program. "I think the demand has gone up, and it's because people are more inter- ested in deviant behavior and also seeking a specialization in their stud- ies," said Tim Fowlkes, the society's interim president and a graduate stu- dent from Fort Knox. The CAMPUS CARTOON- ISTS ASSOCIATION CCCAJ was a revived group of the "Asylum Komix' staff, a comic book created by students. The demise of the publica- tion was due to difficulty in breaking even on production costs. By regrouping, these students en- joyed the benefits and privileges of being a recognized student organiza- tion of Western. "We're here to give students in graphic arts a place to gain experience and practice their talent and skills learned in class," Eric Lindgren, the founder and president of CCA, said. "We're open to anyone interested in graphics fwhoj can contribute something to the organization and be helped by it,', the sophomore from Winston-Salem, N.C., said. CCA was working on putting out two comic books to be distributed na- tionwide. "Our plans are to get the books off the ground and also to have a graphics organization to provide supplies to the community," Lindgren said. "Our major accomplishment- coming in at cost," Lindgren replied with a laugh. Special interest groups provided a sprinkle of variety to the organization- al structure on campus. They had the ingredients of success. I -Story by KK. Qheah X While protesting campus recruitment by the CIA, Devin Perillo, a junior from Subtle, tries to keep his hands warm. The protest was orga- nized by the Westem Peace Council and took place in front of DUC. I 4 3 Special intncsts l, I 1 If I i i Amidst a smoky stage, Sandie Brock, lead singer for Servant, uses her microphone as a prop. Servant was a Christian roclc group out of Cincinnati that performed for an audience of about goo. - Scott Bryant Baptist Student Union Baptist Student Union RJ 'WJ lx FRONT ROW: Elizabeth Morris, Michaela Edmondson, jill Jaggers, jill Stith, Michelle Rohrer, Karen Lassiter SECOND ROW: David Lyninger, Kenny Burns, Laverne Whittaker, Susan Carroll, jim Barnliart, Sherry Pontrich BACK ROW: Jeffrey Lutz, Jenny Murphy, Matt Mullilcin. Laurel Eplcv, George lVlarshall 144 Organizations FRONT ROW: Clay Mulforcl. Tammy Birdwell, Kimdee Triplette, Jennifer Bristow, Melissa Birdwell, Angela Mclntosh, Crystal Ramsey SECOND ROW: Tonya Toliver, David Sanders, John Brunner, Stephen Matthews, Robert Forsythe, Michele Bradford, Bruce Pruitt, Eric Ramsey BACK RCW: Troy Birdwell, Tim Lucas, Denise Dodson, Andy Southerland, Donna Dudgc-on, Chris Owen, Andrew Carnithers, Marla Bauldauff i I l -l i I I l I i l 1 l e l 1 Gne famil of faith he religious organizations on campus strived to spread the word that it could be fun to be Chris- tian. They also tried to help students and faculty come to know Christ through physical, social, mental and religious areas of life. One organization that presented the gospel was the BAPTIST STUDENT UNION CBSUQ. Students led meetings and Bible study groups. This leadership sent 109 stu- dents to the State Student Conven- tion in September and 30 representa- tives to the International Student Conference. "We try to get as many students to go as possible," said Louisville gra- duate student David Lyninger, presi- dent of BSU. "We set up in groups so we can meet different people. Our main emphasis is to respect one an- other and their religion." BSU wanted to continue the growth pattern, strengthen disciple- ship training and develop successful leadership, campus minister Clay Mulford said. "Our main emphasis was trying to develop spiritual growth in members," Lyninger said. "In ways of spiritual fmembershipj we offer a choir, dra- ma, singing and vocal ensembles." Summer missionaries were another way in which the group reached out. BSU, a member of the Southern Bap- tist Convention, had jobs available for people interested in summer mission- aries. Approximately IO students par- ticipated in the program. Lyninger planned to function as a youth minister for six months in Eu- rope. CAMPUS CRUSADE FOR CHRIST presented the claim of Christ to students on campus by "in- troducing jesus Christ to people who don't know him, or by building and developing that relationship," Thom- as Weakley, campus adviser, said. To facilitate an atmosphere where a person could grow spiritually, small group Bible studies were set up in fra- ternities, residence halls and other places on campus. A large fellowship group known as Prime Time met once a week, and a leadership training class was offered for those interested in learning how to be better witnesses for Christ. "We want to offer the holiest envi- ronment for persons to develop in all areas of life, that is, physical, social, mental and religious," Weakley said. Campus Crusade for Christ was the only organization with a full-time trained staff. This staff was to assist the students with whatever needs they might have. All of Campus Crusade's graduat- ing seniors had committed themselves for the future, Weakley said. "I guess our major accomplishment is that IO percent of our active mem- bers are now considering or applying to go in full-time vocation Christian work and service," Weakley said. "The purpose of FELLOW- SHIP OF CHRISTIAN ATH- LETES CFCAQ is to present to coaches and athletes and all whom they influence, the challenge and ad- venture of knowing Jesus Christ as their personal savior and to encourage participation in a local church,', advis- er Ray Rose said. FCA opened their meetings and activities to athletes, non-athletes, stu- dents and faculty. "We want to have fun as a Christian and fellowship as a Christian," President Phillip Woos- ley, a Bowling Green sophomore, said. The meetings consisted of personal testimonies from students, prayer, mu- sic and guest speakers. The non-denominational group tried to "keep enthusiasm of Christ in our meetings, to unconditionally love people, and to make an impact on campus through love and service," Woosley said. During the fall semester, FCA sponsored their annual ioo-hour jog- a-thon. "The jog-a-thon is a money raiser for FCA that projects members to keep moving,', Rose said. The fund-raiser was also a great "out-reach time," Woosley said. "We are a vibrant, growing group who strives to deepen their relation- ship with Christ," said William Lane, campus adviser of the GREAT COMMISSION STUDENTS. The newly organized religious group also wanted to strengthen itsb Christian Student Fellowship Christian Student Fellowship ix if FT ag 5 ,- '5 ' x. ,bv x., nf ti. l r til FRONT ROW: Melanie Rolley, Tracy Oder, Heather Houston, Robyn Murphy, Betsy High- FRONT ROW: Lynda Moguel, Deanna Collard, Cynthia Veitschegger, jennifer Hicklin, Sonya Beard, Steve Stovall BACK ROW: Laffy Small, Dfwid Andrew Vaughan- Diane Workman- tower BACK ROW: Melinda jones, Chuck Langseth, Richard Borntraeger, David Augustus, Pamela Alexander, Rebecca Norene, Robert Kirby Rebecca Fullen, LeAnn Hale 145 Religion l:Elltl'l cont. members' personal relationship with God. They accomplished this by plan- ning and participating in a student leadership conference. The club's major accomplishment was attending a spiritual conference. Seven students traveled to Florida for the outreach conference. The students hoped to expand their attendance to 25 people for their Bible study session. The N AVIGATORS consisted of students who had a desire to know more about jesus Christ, John Greer, a Palm Dale, Calif., senior, said. Not only did the Navigators have a small-group Bible study, but they at- tended the Mid!South Regional Con- ference with z5o people from other states. "It was encouraging to be around committed people - those who have basic goals to live for Christ and to At the annual jog-a-thon, Bowling Green resident Mickey Moody takes his turn at run- ning the cross around L.T. Smith Stadium ttaclr. The event was sponsored by the Fellow- ship of Christian Athletes. helping one another," Greer said. Each person chose one out of six various workshops to attend at the conference. The topics ranged from Jesus' view of one's relationship with him, Jesus, view on the Word, manag- ing money with biblical reference, and worship and prayer. One speaker at the conference spoke on defeating the "dragon of the Word." This message was about the "cultural values and how the Bible is not to be conformed to the world but to be transformed by the renewing of our minds," Greer said. "That is Ro- mans I2ZI2.H Another spiritual group was the WESLEY FOUNDATION. This group was the only religious or- ganization that presented a weekly church service. "Our worship service is led by stu- dents, and we have a minister. It's not a typical Methodist servicef, Presi- dent Nancy Murphy, a junior from Madisonville, said. "We are struc- tured toward Methodism. We're in- terdenominational, though. Any de- nomination can come." The Foundation also had two re- treats during the school year. A fall retreat was held at Camp Decker, and a spring retreat was held at Camp Loucon in Leitchfield. The theme for the fall retreat was "Your Faith Sto- ry." Another special retreat was a spring break trip to Sarasota, Fla. About eight members rented a house for the week. Not only did they spend time on the beach, but time was also spent in devotions each night. C Various speakers presented inter- esting topics to the group during their weekly night devotion and discussion group. Speakers included Sam McFar- land, a Western professor, who shared his experiences about a trip to the Soi viet Uniong Dr. john Long, also a Western professor, who spoke on Christianity and Islarng and Dale Brody, a Camp Loucon staff member, who presented a program on the histo- ry of the Methodist camp. Another interdenominational reli- gious organization was the WESTQ ERN CHRISTIAN STU- DENT FELLOWSHIP. They Q-ti 'ere '. ' he X' uw w t fl .iqgfi 'Wi ls, Relig 147 l:3ltl'l cont. presented a "home away from home" for members, Deanna Collard, a Floyds Knobs, Ind., sophomore, said. "We have small groups that we call our families. There are just a few members .... It's better because we can have more support from a small group," Collard said. "We also get to know one another better. We get clos- er to one another." Assistant campus minister Mark Whited and his wife Becky took part in a missionary program. "He and Becky are with a program called 'Youth with a Missionf They take part in a discipleship training schoolf' President Robert Kirby, a Bowling Green senior, said. "They have been based in Hawaii. They go for three months and do classroom training." In addition, the two planned to go to the Philippines. The students gath- ered at His House, the campus house, for their Tuesday-night Bible studies. The house was located on East 14th Street. The group also met on Sunday nights. YOUNG LIFE was established with the intention of spreading the Gospel of jesus Christ to high school students, adviser Michael Toerner said. Because the school year was usually busy, retreats were offered during the summer months. Camps for Young Life were offered in Colorado and North Carolina. "QAtj the camp in Colorado you do more hiking and camping in the wilderness. You rough it to test your- self and to break barriers," Bowling Green freshman John Dempsey said. "College-age kids go up and coun- sel high school kidsf' Dempsey said. "It's more of a church camp with a club format. We talk and tell others about having Christ's faith." At times it was hard being a mem- ber of such an organization as Young Life, Dempsey said. "It's really hard. It's a little easier for me because I live in town. We go to the club meetings at Bowling Green High School and Warren Central High and divide up and meet kidsf, "Our main goal is to become their friend and get their trust." I -Story by Kelly Twyman Fellowship of Christian Athletes Fellowship of Christian Athletes fl A A FRONT ROW: Ann Taylor Owen, Debbie Downs, Sarah Wagoner, Madge Leisure, Kim Savior SECOND ROW: Laura Thessen, jennifer Morris, Lee Austin, Maria Shiavi, Dionne lX'lil.im. Matt Mullikin BACK ROW: Chuck Lzingseth, Steve Blazina, Lynn Perkins, Rhonda Powell. Craig Bralrher, Dean Robert Rupers, Xxiilliarn Nathan Pinnegar 148 Urgunxlutiivr 31 ..- FRONT ROW: Laurie Brantley, Bernie Baggett, Cheryl Nelson, Theresa Romaine, Cathy Vaughan SECOND ROW: Carolyn Steele, Jamie Potter, Paige Cox, Terri Fentres, Wendy Lear, Sonya Beard BACK ROW: Henry Sinclair, Robbie jones, Thad Crews, Will Stambaugh, joy Behnke, hflike Dias. Chuck Bowen ,5 Miles lVlfCune Contemporary Christian musician and sing er Phillip Sandifer performs for a "small but intimate" crowd of about so people. The con cert was sponsored hy the Campus Crusade for Christ, Fellowship of Christian Athletes Wesley Foundation p fa fa is C. FRONT ROW: Ann Dillard, Heather Nicely, Sheri Hunnicutt, Catherine Sweeney, Lynn Rowland SECOND ROW: Mickey Moody, Karen Dangerfield, Carolyn Mardis, Beth Hayden, Janice Albert, Mary Rose, Ray Rose BACK ROW: Mike Greuber, Phillip Viloosley, Stephanie Straughn, Robert Taylor, David Newman, Steve Garden, Michele Dean, Anne Milburn sits? Q' A A FRONT ROW: Ellen Freeman, Carol Crowley, Nancy Murphy, Steve Broderson, Angela Garrett BACK ROW: Dean Meadows, Leigh Ann Eagleston, Marlc Hamilton, john Yonts, Rob McCracken, Timothy Isenberg 149 Relig In first Gear ' ne'-?Al3f'-fbi., ., 1, f 31? W6 5, i .' ,l-'fffwfii wif , . 'l' V- . . mMT39J .pf-' ' ' 'Z Ixasf 1, -'C-'JM-"2 , fi' 5,V,Q1,4,N,g4 wg ' 5: ii? l'f"5ff32fSSl3,:, W?-tfs Nj? ' . 4 . tw- Cvfiii . i-il A 3f'T435" . .141-52,1-"?i'32eK'5iI9i," ?f??f' ' if r 5 ' fqf:ajQ' sys- .- - 'f',f..'E.5f.liLf5f .iff QPI42- fifklg , HQ n,fi.-.s4gf.i'e,?,.3t:,fa-Q fi 72 ,rufrx 'J 9"',Zf,'v' I . 3 fy 1 ' -t ,- , --.www Q. 1 . iff' 4' 1 'int 1-.fawgff 4. 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"It is this kind of feeling the West- ern Flyers want to express through the club,,' Eddie Gillon, a freshman from Park City, said. From the time they had their first meeting in August, the Western Fly- ers quickly became one of the newest and fastest-growing clubs on campus. The club consisted of those who had a common interest in cycling and want- ed to increase their knowledge of the sport. The Flyers could be composed of Western students, faculty and alumni. Even cyclists who were not affiliated with Western could participate. The main purpose of the club as stated by the Flyers' constitution was, "to promote safe cycling techniques and health through cycling." According to Neil Brockman, a ju- nior from Casey Creek, the club also wanted to "create an overall awareness of cycling." Other functions of the club includ- ed promoting races, tours and moun- tain biking. "The racing cyclists are the cyclists who are going out in aim for the high- est possible physical fitness," Mark Brennan, a junior from Overland Park, Kan., and an avid racing cyclist, said. "We are the fastest cyclists." Gillon felt tours were the "most enjoyable part of cycling." Mountain biking was one of the most interesting types of cycling the Flyers experienced. This type of cy- cling involved a special type of bike called an A.T.B. fAll Terrain Bikel. With the A.T.B., the cyclists were able to ride over logs, through creeks, and across rough terrain. Gus Moore, a senior from Murray and president of the Flyers, said an iexample of mountain biking was, "cy- fcling on an old logging road or cattle Qtrails on a farm. This type of cycling ibrings me back to nature." , An important idea the Flyers -taught while group riding was "draft- ing," Drafting involved combatting wind resistance by having one lead rider break the wind for those follow- ing him. When riding in a group, it lwas more efficient for the riders to form a straight line. "The lead rider, called the puller, acts sorta like a windshield and creates a vacuum for the other riders behind him, which makes pedalling much easier," Brennan said. 'Tm still flab- bergasted about how much difference there is in riding the puller and then riding behind." According to Brennan, a big prob- lem the Flyers faced while cycling on the streets was traffic. "Whenever you cycle in town youb In preparation for the tour, Kate Shepherd, a senior from Murray, stretches her legs. The Tobacco Road Tour stretched for 65 miles. F22 S .1 Pfvsvt .X if Vi 9. si. n l f 'wr tw 4 ff 'f l After completing a two-day ride in My Old Kentucky Home Tour, Parlc City freshman Ed- die Gillon relaxes with a soft drinlc. The tour was between Bardstown and Louisville. 1 F 14 i X 'T ll QUFEY 132 Ovganigizrm is l ,i i i .1495 'illum- X . -X H. 3-, L- N. X -X.. Xi.. , fs X Y Xe. ix' w Gear have to deal with the problem of traf- fic," he said. "Some drivers act like they own the entire road," Gillon said. "The aggres- sive drivers are the worst, but there is not much you can do about it when you're on a bike." When members of the club had difficulties with their bikes, Broclcman helped them determine what was wrong and what needed to be done. "A lot of cyclists come to me to fix their bikes," Brockman said. "I have enough spare bike parts to build an- other bike of my own. Although I'll never build another bike with these parts, they're good to have just in case a part of the bike malfunctions." With the nationwide trend toward healthier activities, the Flyers became popular and showed outstanding growth, acquiring a total of 40 mem- bers the first semester. "The club has grown because we show a very welcome attitude to other bikers," said Moore, whose main re- sponsibility as president of the Flyers was to motivate the club and facilitate growth. "Also, only five miles from Western and a cyclist can be in the country.', "I believe the reason behind the popularity and growth of the club is Greg Lemond. He has created a big interest in cycling in America because he was the first American cyclist to win the famous Tour de France," said Brennan. Also the triathlon craze, which, according to Brennan, "is the largest growing sport in America,', has attributed to the growth of cycling. One of the major goals of the Fly- ers was to get official recognition from Western. The club planned to use the track for time trials which were necessary if a cyclist was to improve his riding. "We would like to use the track on campus during specific times during the week, and the only way you can do that is through official recognition," Gillon said. I -Story by joe C. johnson -Photos by Elizabeth Courtney After a 30-mile ride, Brennan, Matt Pehrson, At the end of an exuberating training ride in a Newburg, Ind., junior and Logan Leachman, Warren County, a drink of water provides relief aBowling Green sophomore, take a break. They for Brennan. He was an avid racing cyclist. were relaxing in Leachman's room. I 53 Flyers ll sort of port ttracting new members was one of the com- mon characteristics of all the sports clubs this year. Through the exposure they re- ceived from competitions, the sports organizations helped their members grow with the clubs' achievements. Une of the newest clubs on campus was the WESTERN FLYERS CYCLING CLUB, which became an official organization this year. For only 85, any student, alumni or facul- ty member could join. Western Flyers was "one of the best organizations I've joined,', Eddie Gillon, a Glasgow junior, said. Becoming organized and well-es- tablished were the main accomplish- ments for the Western Flyers. 'Tm very proud of this club," Murray junior Gus Moore, president of the club, said. "We're on the way to being an important club at Western." The Flyers' activities consisted of many cycling tours throughout the year, including: The Tobacco Road Tour held in Russellville, My 01d Kentucky Home Tour between Louis- ville and Bardstown and a mountain- biking tour at Land Between the Lakes. "Touring is my favorite part of the Flyers' activitiesf' Gillon said. "Tour- ing gives you the chance to enjoy yourself and enjoy some of the beauti- ful countryside around us." Recreation of a different form was enjoyed by the members of another sports club. Practicing with their guns and educating people on how to use them safely was what the GUN CLUB was all about. "The only requirement to be a member is that a member must be willing to abide by all safe gun han- dling rules," said Lee Stinnett, a sen- ior from Hardinsburg and president of the club. Although the Gun Club was not entirely sports-oriented, the members still enjoyed the thrill of competition. To improve their shooting, members tried to practice at least once a week. One accomplishment the Gun Club strived for was to create new interest in the organization and to es- tablish a firm club again. One activity the group hoped would help achieve this goal was a cookout. All alumni, students and fac- ulty members with an interest in guns were invited to come and discuss guns and gun safety. Club members stressed safety at all of their meetings. Special meetings were held and the only topic covered was how to handle firearms safely. Members were urged at all times that safety came first. The SOCCER CLUB was re- garded as a formal organization and competed against other clubs throughout Kentucky and Tennessee. The club formed when there were large turnouts for the soccer team, and good players were being turned down. Some of those players who did not make the regular team got together and formed the Soccer Club, said john Greer, a Palmdale, Calif., junior and club member. "This is the first year that we are playing scheduled games with other university clubs," Greer said. Through lots of practice, ,usually three to four times a week, the Soccer Club earned a winning season. The WKU FRISBEE TEAM consisted of seven members. All mem- bers had an interest in frisbee-related activities. The new game in frisbee was frisbee football, Greg Herschel, a St. Louis, Mo., freshman, said. Herschel was one of the founders of the Frisbee Team. "I will be looking for more mem- bers this year," Herschel said. To be a member of the team, one had to have an interest in frisbee and be willing to learn more about frisbee activities. The team had a contract with the intramural organization to play frisbee football in the spring, Herschel said. The players planned to compete against other frisbee teams from dif- ferent universities. Frisbee Team practices were held three times a week, and each member was expected to attend all practices. l Through all the practices, members were able to tone all of their frisbee skills. The JUDO CLUB had a busy year. With competitions, practices and free demonstrations, activities never ceased. Membership consisted of anyone with an interest in judo. Although membership suffered because of the recent popularity of karate, the club still had IO members. "The difference between judo and karate is that judo is a martial art sport with self defense applications, but ka- rate is only a means of self defense and not a sport," Fred Barnett, adviser, said. The judo Club practiced twice a week in Smith Stadium to get ready for competitions. Some of the compe- titions included the Bellarmine Col- lege Tournament and the Kentucky State judo Competition. The club also held free demonstra- tions to show and explain the fine art of judo. One demonstration was held during a Boy Scout Jamboree and an- other was held at Lover's Lane Rac- quet and Sports Centre in Bowling Green. Through different levels of partici- pation, the sports clubs were able to grow by attracting new members. I -Story by Joe C. Johnson Western Flyers Cycling Club Gun Club FRONT ROW: Keith Misegades, Matt Pehrson, Tommy Shriver, Logan Leachman, Bob Schwarzkopf, Holly Biesel SECOND ROW: Robie Hatcher, Neil Brockman, Jerry Gensheimer, Katherine Shepard, Keith Briggs, Gus Moore, Donna Stringer BACK ROW: Kent Gilbin, Hal Smith, Donniy Elliott, Tim Stockton, Mark Brennan, Ben Keller, Eddie Gillon T54 Orgamzali FRONT ROW: Chuck Crume, Doy Davis, Delwin Cheek, Jimmie White SECOND ROW: David Alexander, Tommy Webb, Gordon Lee Stinnett, James Ball BACK ROW: Ted Whitlock, Tom Griffin, Dave Medley, joe Whitfill, David Claycomb Stretching in aerobies glass, Heidi Langdof, a Madison, Tenn freshman, watches the instruc- tor mtensely Aerobics was one of many exercise 4 foe Furla -, sx.,A25 , H., -f.,,v.'-Y' fum -,-i . ,,.g.,. ,, X. in ., . uw.-l,r,,N.-,.,,g,, g, ,Q ., I ,'-gg '1 . M' fS.51W.,?..'.:1" '41 ' . ' -I -, fp '?'fQ?S5??L3?2fs" 'ii rr 1. L f rt 1 :gi-4g.tw,.ff-!55w:,"s.if 1' aw, '. ff. 3- -'1v1f7NE" 3SEF-. 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Two greek chapfers, Phi DelTa TheTa fraTerniTy and Sigma Kappa sororiTy, reformed as new groups, wiTh new people bringing new images and even some new problems. by Fl'6d Whlle Gnd TCIITIITIY Owens Derby Darlings The Sigma Chis helped Boy ScouTs 347 by geTTing greeks psyched for The week-long Sigma Chi Derby. The acTivi- Ties involved dances and mixers, crazy evenTs, showing greek spiriT and beau- Tiful women compeTing in The Derby Darling ConTesT. by Rob McCracken No place like our house JusT like when They were neighbors in Gilberf Hall, The Chi Omega and Alpha Omicron Pi sororiTies found Themselves once again living close wiTh Their newly purchased houses on Normal Drive. The houses fulfilled hopes and became a sTep for fufure plans. by Tammy Owens 'I Q -TYAVL :Q af' W Alpholfi -Tim Broekema A game of tug of war between AZD and Sigma Kappa sorori- ties during Greek Week bring cheers to AZD's members as they urge their team on to a win. The AZDS placed third in the event held on the lawn behind Pearce-Ford Tower. I 57 Greek: divider .RMK 'z21, . Countr - - Western G3 fo, -"wx f if ' " ' Two Chi Omegas, Susie Raydon, a Louisville freshman, and Christi Ryan, a Louisville senior, perform. They presented "The Best Little So- rority House in Bowling Green." Kappa Sigmas Gary Fowler, a Morganfield freshman, and Brian Coolbaugh, a Henderson sophomore, perform a slcit called "Greek Aide." The Kappa Sigs won second place. 3 WX lv aw:...--.-aw-:.Qu.:--4r-'--f-:,- ,:n,v-er.--:ws -fr-ff--N F 7 - 1 58 Greeks -ff he scene at Garrett Ball- room was an unfamiliar one. At first glance a visi- V tor would have thought the university had been invaded by the Country Music Awards. Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson and even the 'ludds made appearances at the Y'all Come Back Saloon. Yet, as the emcee began, it soon became obvi- ous that the 700 people attending had flocked to yet another Kappa Delta Washboard. Strains of songs that had become familiar to Western's greeks came from the 96 Kappa Deltas on stage. "KDS welcome you to our jamboree," the sorority girls sang in their welcom- ing act. And soon it was time for the annual competition to begin among the greeks. "Washboard is a song-and-dance show that the KDS put on to raise money for our local philantropy," Terri Hamilton, a Horse Cave senior, said. The organization benefitting from the sorority's efforts was the Bowling Green Child Protection Agency. Co-chairwomen Hamilton and . , ' fe. , .haw 5 , Becky McCormick, a Hendersonville, Tenn., senior, began preparations six months prior to the Oct. 23 event. Most groups invited to participate prepared for about three weeks. "On Kappa Delta's part, it takes hours and hours of work that would be impossible if the other greek orga- nizations didn't participate," Hamil- ton said. The greelcs spent their long hours all for the thrill of taking home an old- f a s h i o n e d washboard with an en- graved plate stating "first place." "Ours is placed promi- nently in the - trophy room of our fraternity house," Doug Wilke, a Bedford, Mass. senior, said of Kappa Sigma's second-place washboard. "We were ecstatic to place since it boardf' was the first time in many years that we had had such a good show," Wilke said. Wilke narrated the show which featured a Greek Aid telethon. fo f X "The joy of giving the money to the Child Protection Agency. . . is the best part of putting on Wash- "It was a takeoff of all the Live Aid, Farm Aid stuff. We figured the greeks needed some aid toof' he added jokingly. Kappa Sigma was one of the many fraternities that participated in the show. "We had much more participation by fraternities this year. It helped us raise more money than usual," Hamil- ton said. The sorority raised 31,500 from ticket sales and collected toys as entry fees, all of which went to the Child Protection -loey Dean Aggncy. "The joy of giving the money to the CPA and seeing how much it helps them is the best part of putting on Washboard," Joey Dean, a Louisville senior, said. "Washboard is a very relaxed atmo- sphere with the country-western theme. That's why we have it in Gar- rett instead of Van Meter, and why the KDS wear blue jeans," Hamilton said. The shows ran from five to seven minutes and were judged on theme, orginality, choreography and overall effect. The Alpha Delta Pi sorority and Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity cap- tured the first-place washboard over I2 competing acts. Both used a saloon setting to tell stories of the Wild West. Alpha Omicron Pi and Kappa Sig- ma placed second while Sigma Kappa and Sigma Alpha Epsilon placed third. "We had the Ylall Come Back Sa- loon which told the story of how the saloon girls helped solve the problems of a man in the Qld West," Melinda York, an ADPi, said. The ADPis wore bright-colored satin dresses as the saloon girls, and York played the bartender. "It was fun. I got to put a lot of character into it," she said. "We enjoy putting on Wash- board," Hamilton said. "It gives greeks a chance to compete in a friend- ly atmosphere." I -Story by Susan Stockton -Photos by Sam Upshaw lr. During judging, Washboard winners ADPis cheer for their group. The winners received an old-fashioned washboard with an engraved plate stating "first place." AOPi members Lynn Baker, a Bloomington, Ind., senior, Susie Taylor, an Elizabethtown junior, and Anita Gosser, an Elizabethtown sen- ior, dance. They won second place. I 59 Whsbboard W II or the women of ALPHA DELTA PI sorority, work- ing for charity was tiring- but well worth it. President jennifer Hayden said a greater emphasis on philanthropy made the year a bit different than others. "I think fthe philanthropyj was one of our stronger points this year," Hayden, a Bowling Green junior, said. . "We really enjoy it," she said. However, sometimes the contributions to local and national charities took its toll on the group of about 90 women, she said. In October the sorority worked at the Muscular Dystrophy Haunted House on 11th Street, supplying about IO workers a night. Sending the l I 1 With a hug from her boyfriend, AZD mem- ber Elise Dedmon, a Lebanon, Tenn., sopho- more, gets support at a powder puff football game. The Alpha Omicron Pis just scored the winning touchdown. L A iljiilbam Alpha Delta Pi Alpha Delta Pi . feta FRONT ROW: Gina Black, Andrea Newby, Alicia Sells, Laura Faughn SECOND ROW: FRONT ROW: Laura Dibert, Lee Murray, Angie Norcia, Charla McGuire SECOND Karen Deluca, Rebecca Melton, Amy Hoopingarner, Kathy Crumby, Lisa Kaufman BACK ROW: Kathy Meredith, Leslie Morris, Mary Kate Erwin, Beth Meredith BACK ROW: Betsy ROW: Amy Biggs, Doria Wilson, Karen Harris, Jennifer Hayden Gentry, Nan Chandler, Betsy Hanes, Angie Fleenor 160 Gfeeks 1 i! Qs fl I il is I 3 l 4 l l l 5 il I A orth th effort fro scary-looking faces to work each tnight wasn't easy amidst tests and homework, but the sorority tried to do Jall it could, she said. T: Other philanthropic activities in- 1 eluded helping at the Wendy's Classic J 10K Road Race in November and col- lecting books for the Rivendell Chil- dren and Youth Center. Hayden said the ADPis also served on a "Hallow- een Watch" in October, guiding the city's children safely across the streets on their quest for candy. When the sorority wasn't piling up community service hours, its members took time out for the year's social events. A Christmas dance at The Bluegrass on College Street and a spring formal at the Holidome on the 31-W Bypass were a few of the high- lights, Hayden said. The ADPi Football Classic in Oc- tober pitted Western's fraternity flag football teams against one another- an annual affair that was the sorority's big moneymaker. Hayden estimated the sorority pulled 600 individual service hours during the fall and the first half of the spring semester. Its national philan- thropy was the Ronald McDonald House Foundation. Hayden said the sorority "always has good intentionsf' but it may have overprogrammed this year as far as philanthropic events. "We feel bad if we have to turn anything down," Hayden said. "We've done so much, it really brought us closer." Closeness was also a concern of the ALPHA XI DELTA sorority, which had two missions during the year. ' The sorority wanted a larger mem- bership, and it hoped to retain the closeness the small group has had in the past. The group got both. Ever since the membership for the AZDS dropped to I5 two years ago, there had been a concern to attract more women to the AZD house on State Street, President Laura Cooley, a Prestonburg junior, said. After six initiates were added last fall, the sorority's membership reached 35. Cooley said she would like to have about 50 girls in the sorority. "Our sisterhood is very special," she said, "and we want more girls to become part of ir." Keeping the close Sisterhood was just as important as the increased membership. "I think our number-one strength is the closeness we have,', Cooley said. "Every sister is not just a sorority sis- ter, but a friend." In working together for their na- tional philanthropy, the American Lung Association, and serving the community, the AZDS participated in several charitable causes. Among the causes was Bowl for Kids' Sakes at the Crescent Bowl on Nashville Road, where the AZDS raised about ,iioo for Bowling Green's Big Brotherf Big Sister program, Coo- ley said. At the McNeil School on Creason Drive, the AZDS had a haunted house in November to help the Par- ent-Teachers Association earn money for new playground equipment, Coo- ley said. A Skate-a-thon in the spring was scheduled to be the sororityls big fund-raiser for the American Lung Association. Mixers with fraternities, including Kappa Sigma and Sigma Chi, were among the social affairs of the year. A Christmas party and a tea recognizing the Sigma Kappa recolonization in the fall were other activities. An exciting flag football season, in which the AZDS made it to the semi- finals of the intramural league, was a nice reward after hard work on the field, Cooley said. Even off the foot- ball field, the group kept the excite- ment level up all year, she said. "We tried to keep the energy and enthusiasm up with everybody." I -Story by Todd Turner Alpha Xi Delta Alpha Xi Delta 5 w K- . y r A FRONT ROW: Nan Wood, Minda McCandless, Kathy Jones, Paula Coomer SECOND FRONT ROW: Julie Rightley, Amy Koukola, jill Hagan, Beverly Zeigler SECOND ROW: ROW: Laura Cooley, Carmille McBride, Sherrie Conley, Kathleen Chester, Lysa Deese BACK Kim Phillips, Alicia Cooper, Elizabeth Scheiber, Donna Cooper, Liz Bell BACK ROW: Paige ROW: Kim Williams, Dana Croft, Susan Hayes, Elise Declman, Karen McGinnis Hudson, Kathy Diemer, Carolyn Karp, Cindy Edlin, Cathy Edlin 161 Alpha Delta Piffilplwa Xi Delta 5 Pledged to move ahead he Sigma Alpha Epsilon and Omega Psi Phi frater- nities had something in common this year-they each had the largest spring pledge class in three years. But while the 70-member SAE chapter pledged nine men, the two- member Psi Phi chapter pledged only one-the first new member since 1984. OMEGA PSI PHI members had the highest grade point average requirement for black fraternities-a 2.5, said Tony Wilson, a Lexington senior and the group's vice president and treasurer. That may have discour- aged pledges, he said. Even though the chapter's mem- bership had waned, "We're still trying to hold it together," Wilson said. The chapter kept active by spon- soring parties at the Cellar. It also sponsored Omega Week, a week of parties with other members of the greek system held April 6-12. In addi- tion, the group participated in West- ern's Special Olympics. In the area of community service, the fraternity sent checks to the Mus- cular Dystrophy Telethon and the March of Dimes. Even with only three members, the fraternity's strength was "brother- hood," Wilson said. "We have good support for each other." SIGMA ALPHA EPSILON was also active in community service. Although President Doug Gott, a Hopkinsville junior, declined to say how many hours of service his frater- nity had done, he said he would have been surprised if anyone else had beat- en the group in performing communi- ty service. The fraternity had done several thousand hours of work, he said, in- cluding bartending and cleaning up for a Capitol Arts Center dance and handing out donation cards for the American Heart Association. The fraternity had a successful homecoming at Yankee Doodles and held a spring formal in Cincinnati, Ohio. The group had a Wine and Roses party in November, where ev- eryone dressed in 19205 styles and the pledges picked up the actives' dates. The SAES also tried to have more interaction with other fraternities on campus, Gott said. That was also a goal for DELTA TAU DELTA, which finally" par- ticipated in Pikes Peak Week, Presi- dent David Whitesides, a senior from Henderson, said. The 45-member fraternity tried to get back in touch with its alumni, Whitesides said. Some of the alumni were helping the Delts to buy their house. Many alumni came back for Homecoming this year, he added. Delta Tau Delta was named one of the top-zo chapters in the nation in its Southern Division Conference in Ra- leigh, N.C., during February, White- sides said. It continued to be successful academically, winning more awards than any other fraternity at the aca- demic banquet in the fall. In community service, the Delts walked for the March of Dimes in April, worked 130 hours for the Mus- cular Dystrophy Telethon and started a soccer tournament to raise money for the Junior Soccer Club in Bowling Green. Members also adopted a park, which they were to keep clean and free of trash, Whitesides said. The chapter had a fairly successful water polo team, Whitesides said, but overall, intramural sports was a weak- ness for the fraternity. "We just don't take football seri- ously at all. " I -Story by Carla Harris Omega Psi Phi Delta Tau Delta f 4 , -AP I I s il ' 4 Tony Copeland, Tony Wilson I 62 Greeks 'YK flvgi, , ...ss 'Q INCH' FRONT ROW: Chris Daniels, Peter Morford, Chris Brock, Kevin Craig SECOND ROW: Alan Laffoon, Steven Steinfeld, Chip Polson, Billy Wright, John McGuire BACK ROW: Jim Shain, Jeremy Smith, Shane Koch, joe Leffert, Andrew Gregory . T57"' it Q.. fix, , ,,,'.,5.Q w ,,-, bg: ,e. :P " 5 F? fi 5 A 2 2? 1- vs V 5 e ll a t W5 Delta Tau Delta FRONT ROW: Steve Wilke, Wayne Kraus, Kathy Moore, Thomas Young, Neil Quisenberry SECOND ROW: David Wlhitesides, Jeff Himes, James Wagoner, Joe Liddell, jamie Banks, Doug Harris THIRD ROW: Chris Poore, jeff Baker, David jones, Stephen Robertson, Ricky Fitzgerald ,1- il., L f 1 eminem jrkfa? 'ka -1 , . ifggef T "ia'f5.f-2-511, V 9 -, .. , 5 , Y iff ,521 21, fi, jp , f fir' Ag, W 5 if -6 ' i ff ,M 'V A-54.,.z-ff. 1 e .- f ai 1 fi , -Greg Lovett As a part of dry rush, Cindy Casey partici- pates in Delta Tau Delta's First Annual Twister Tournament. Casey, who was a Crestwood ju- nior, ended up on the bottom of the pile. Getting into his act, Chris O'Bryan, a Louis- ville sophomore, performs before a crowd at the Delt house. O'Bryan won first place at the SAE Lip Sync contest for his imitation of Mick Iagger. -Allen Hensley I P' -' xr' 5135, ,f 3331 ffgiifii 6,111 163 Omega Psi PlaifDel1a Tau Della Big brother is watching appa Alpha and Lamb- da Chi Alpha fraterni- ties became more con- cerned about liability and instituted alcohol awareness pro- grams this year. The KAS bought a breathalyzer to test individual alcohol levels in people as they left parties, President Rusty Gailor, a Louisville senior, said. A des- ignated driver program was also imple- mented. Lambda Chi Recruitment Chair- man Rene Stephens said his fraternity kept a guest list, and a stamping policy was started to decrease liability. "It's a necessity thatis starting to be recognizedf, Stephens, a junior from Nashville, Tenn., said. At each party, at least four members were designated as sober and were responsible for card- ing partiers and driving intoxicated people home. Besides trying to crack down on alcohol abuse, KAPPA APLHA experienced an increase in member- ship and placed more emphasis on community involvement. The KAs were 72 members strong and participated in a road block for Muscular Dystrophy of Bowling Green. Gailor said more than 800 hours of community service were con- tributed to the Potter Christian Home for orphans, a Halloween patrol for local children and the Fountain Square, which the group decorated for Christmas. Nationally, the KAS won the Am- men Award, an award given annually to the top KA chapters nationwide. One of the factors in winning the award was attrributed to the diversity of the KA membership, Gailor said. "We're involved and diverse," he said. "When you have people from every background, it's interesting. Somehow we all get along." However, one problem the KAS had was the "inability to move," Gai- lor said. The KAs tried to buy a house but were unable to because neighbor- hood residents did not want fraternity members as neighbors. While the KAS worked on trying to move, LAMBDA CHI ALPHA worked on becoming a clos- er fraternity. "Our biggest change as a whole was that the fraternity is much closer in- stead of various cliques," Stephens said. "fCliquesj are being eliminated. Now it's getting back to fewer mem- bers instead of a mass rush." With about 55 members, the fra- ternity kidnapped Big Red and WBKO-TV sportscaster Gene Burke and weatherman Reg Taylor. The fra- ternity also collected about 35,600 worth of canned goods for the Salva- tion Army. About 2,20o hours were spent on community service projects, Stephens said. Before Christmas, the fraternity threw a party for the Boys' Club. On campus, the Lambda Chis be- came more active in intramurals and working with other organizations. "We're trying to change our repu- tation," Stephens said. "The 1970s greeks are totally different from the 19805 greeks. We're more career-0ri- ented." "It's a fun atmosphere," he said. "But now, the fraternity helps mem- bers get a step into the real worldfi I -Story by Jackie Hutcherson -Photos by Mike Kiernan tuonrr nm K AND nmvz cAu. , men cm 1 64 Greeks Kappa Alpha Order FRONT ROW: Robert Oldham, Russell Gailor, Jerry Fitts, Michael Hill, Jason Smith, Mark Hudiburg SECOND ROW: Jon Sanders, Mark Roy, David Wolff, Todd Kibry, Donnie Wainscott BACK ROW: Jeff Carter, Marvin Moore, Jeff Jones, Brian Cruse, Joe Cooper o l 5 s A breathalyzer test is given to Tommy Pio- bus, a Breckenridge sophomore, by jeff jones, a Houston, Texas, senior, at a KA mixer. The test indicated when someone had drunk too much. IN ,--Q 1' T' Lyle U xgff - i 1, l l ,, Kappa Alpha Order Lambda Chi Alpha . . FRONT ROW: Robert Stone, joe Warpool, Scott Kirkpatrick, Edward Cox, Jeffrey Wells, Shannon Bowen, William Walker SECOND ROW: Paul Pike, Johnny Welch, Kenny Dedmon, Mark Kaelin, Rusty Kasey, Ed Kenney, Matthew Turner BACK ROW: Edward Darnell, James Dunn, Ben Harwood, Tommy Probus, Brock Bodart, Scott Carter, john Gorley is :aw ,SZ f 1 A ve , ,4- x Dennis Acree, Stephen Church 165 Kappa Alplva Orde1fLaml7da Chi Alpha Service and a smil o matter what the size of their group was, two so- rorities accomplished their goals through so- cial events and service projects. CHI OMEGA officially opened its house on Normal Drive in August. It housed six actives. "The house and the vacant lot beside it are ours," Drue Belcher, social and civic chairman, said. "The housing corporation has been taking up money from initiates for to years. And now we have it. "A long-term goal is to tear it down and build a bigger house to house 40 members. With the lot we can expand. It's our property," Belcher, a Wood- burn freshman, said. The chapter got into the swing of things by holding the first Chi O Classic Golf Tournament. Sorority members raised 835,000 for the Boys' Club. "We're going to make it an annual thing," President Stacey Willett, a ju- nior from Murray, said. The tourna- ment replaced November Nonsense, a song and dance show, as the sorority's main fund-raiser. With the golf tournament, "We raised a lot more money," Willet said. In concessions alone, the group raised .2300 for the Humane Society. Chi Omega had 85 members and made better than its rush quota with 41 pledges. "Our morale is up," Willett said. "The new initiates are really ex- cited," she said. "They,ve brought a newness to the sorority and helped people get excited again." The pledge-active dance was the social event of the year, Willet said. In the fall the pledges began secretly planning and raising money to put on a dance for the actives. Other social functions included a fall informal dance, a hayride, a Homecoming tea for alumni, a Christmas dance, a spring formal and a senior send-off. Willet said the strength of the so- rority lay in its involvement in many campus activities. "Every member is involved in at least two other clubs. It's kind of a requirement," she said. "We're well- rounded on campus and in the com- munity. While Chi Omega didn't have a national philanthropy, sorority mem- bers grew attached to the children of the Potter Christian Orphanage. "They came to Gilbert Hall, and we all dressed up and played games for a Halloween party," Belcher said. The Easter service project was quickly changed to an egg hunt with the orphanage children. For service projects, the Chi Os sang carols at Fern Terrace Nursing Home and in the Jaycees' Parade, where they marched while dressed as owls. Members also sold tickets and served refreshments as roller-skating carhops for the Capital Arts Dance, participated in a community bowl-a- thon, and prepared food baskets for Thanksgiving and Christmas. For the fifth consecutive year, AL- PHA KAPPA ALPHA won rec- ognition as the Western sorority with the highest percentage of volunteer participation, President Kim Ca- meron, a Louisville senior, said. The 18 members participated in Hands Across Western and the WBKO Health Fair at Greenwood Mall. In addition, the group took the Girls' Club trick-or-treating and pre- pared food baskets for Thanksgiving and Christmas. This year brought AKA some younger members. The sophomores were important additions to the chap- ter because "they'll be able to carry on," Cameron said. "In a black greek organization, you have to take into consideration the lower numbers," she said. "It's so im- portant to maintain enough members to keep the chapter operating. "It's a big job even for 18 people," she said. Four new members were initiated, meeting the chapter's goals. However, the sorority's main goal was to stay "in the black" for the year, Cameron said. Budgeting the dona- tions to charities took priority. Besides award-winning volunteer work, the AKAs raised about 5250 to give to the Muscular Dystrophy Asso- ciation Oerry's Kidsj, National Asso- ciation for the Advancement of Col- ored People, United Negro College Fund, Urban League and their na- tional philanthropy, the Cleveland Job Corps Center. The main fund-raising event of the year, the 16th Annual Miss Black Western Pageant, raised 3200 for an academic scholarship which was pre- sented to the winner. "The academic scholarship is a ser- vice we provide for the winner," in addition to the traditional crown, tro- phy and roses, Cameron said. The division winners and the first and second runners-up received tro- phies also. Plaques were awarded to Miss Congeniality and to Miss Perse- verance-the woman who sold the most money in ads. Thirteen women participated in the pageant, the most in five years, Cameron said. They began practicing a month and a half before the night of the pageant. Contestants were judged on talent, swimwear and formal wear, along with their ability to communicate during a question and answer period. Talent was the focus when the AKAS got together. Homecoming activities were high- lighted by a step show with dance routines and singing. They practiced synchronization in their foot-tapping, Cameron said. "You have to see it," she said. "You can't leave college without seeing a step show." I -Story by Rebecca Fullen Sisters of the AKA perform a step show in front of DUC as part of Homecoming events. They won recognition for the highest percent- age of volunteer participation. v W l T1 l l l l l l l l l K Chi Omega Chi Omega A 533 FRONT ROW: Lea Neely, Becky Frew, Karen Walter, Susan Bergman, Signe Hamlin, Petrina Beury SECOND ROW: Debra Wredman, Stacey Willett, Lori Oliver, Melissa Lindsey, Tamara Sumner BACK ROW: Dawn Decker, Elizabeth Hudson, Christine Knapp, Simmie Lindon, Stephanie Schalk, Terri Ramsey 1 66 Greeks ia FRONT ROW: Kim Choate, Karen Fleming, Mechelle Wallace, Heather Breeding, Dawn Oak, Nikki Welenken SECOND ROW: Michelle Reynolds, Donna Murphy, Nicky Beck, Tarrie Roberts, Laura Pinkston, Lisa Douglas BACK ROW: Ronda Ambrose, Laura Forshee, Vickie Peck, Christine Dingmann, Drue Belcher, Kathy Willard 5 I : Q K l K i i 1 l l 4 r ,1 1 .A-I. M 'rl Q1 .13 1-4 , eyai f Q 1 -Iolm Dunham Chi Omega Alpha Kappa Alpha ict.. FRONT ROW: Lauren Scott, Cristi White, Ann Toni Kereialces, Barbara Rush, Susie Raydon, FRONT ROW: Natasha Watkins, julia Moss, Terrie Wesson, Kim Cameron, Toya Richards Iosie Heller, Christi Ryan SECOND ROW: Cindy Bainbridge, Barbie Padgett, Michelle BACK ROW: Eleslca Aubespin, Pamela Dixon, Rosaland Groves, Joy Bruse, Cheryl Peterson, Howard, Ienny Ray, Lisa Mauer, Dena Harbison, Marty Hoffelder BACK ROW: Caroline Natalie Shields Nliller, Leigh Ann Raymer, Jill Kumik, Leigh Knight, Jodi Rawls, Donna Meyer, Tara Wassom 167 Chi Omegaffllpha Kappa Alpha They re horn-again greeks or the first time in the 23- year history of the greek sys- tem at Western, a sorority, Sigma Kappa, went through the recolonization process. At the same time, a fraternity, Phi Delta Theta, went through an experimental process called redevelopment. A recolonization occurred when a greek chapter's national office gave alumni status to active chapter mem- bers. This process, which made all of the actives inactive, was commonly known as "cleaning house." Sigma Kappa's problem was declin- ing membership. The sorority had seven active members when the na- .4 - i' W-,V Ny, ,,,:. -X E M . ' L J - , ae t 3. E .135-Agp . '- , We-Se ' -- .K 3-,,f..,5,.,-.,. , r 'A I X' L V 6 V P ,, 1 i42if?'1" '. V ' 4 'Q 9 J -.- .4 1 . .iff , - za .- Q ww- M 4. -Vik:-I,-J-P' I rj Vg? 5 . -ia,-YZ ' rr, - Greg Lover: A Sigma Kappa dance provides Molly McMahon, a freshman from Louisville,- and a friend the chance to show their skills on the dance floor. The dance was held at the Bowling Green Country Club. I 68 Greeks tional office sent chapter consultant Lisa Paternofstro, a Sigma Kappa from Louisiana State University, to recolonize the Epsilon Zeta Chapter at Western. "I was very, very happy from the results," Paternofstro said. She started publicizing the sorority and then recruited as many members as she could take. Through posters and "Go Sigma Kappa" buttons that greeks and inde- pendents wore around campus, Pater- nofstro recruited 80 women who want- ed to join the "new" sorority. This new group had to follow the guidelines of the recolonization. This meant that they could have no con- nection with the previously active members. They changed the chapter mascot from a rabbit to a penguin. "We had to form our own identi- ty," said Missie Hubbuch, a Nash- ville, Tenn., sophomore, who was in- stalled as president of the sorority after the pledges were initiated. Of the 80 women who were rushed in the fall, 41 were initiated in the spring semester. Although they lost almost half of the pledge class due to grades or disinterest, Sigma Kappa was still larger than some sororities. Both l-iubbuch and Paternofstro credited Western's greek system for the sorority's success. "We've gotten a lot of support from fraternities and sororities," Hub- buch said. Paternofstro added that "some- times you meet a lot of resistance" in a chapter recolonization. Another factor that helped Sigma Kappa was the members' reasons for joining. I-Iubbuch said that most of them joined because the new sorority gave them a chance to join a sorority in which they could form its reputa- tion with "no name put on their backsf' The other greek organization that "r""'v:q,'2v1Illl'1" ':"'T'2T.sQ?'tff2'-f if "' 1583. V -'L I "sw v,g Af ,-f"-A gave students a chance to start over again was Phi Delta Theta, which went about it in a different way. Instead of the Phi Delt national office "cleaning house," it sent a chap- ter consultant to Western to recruit new members, but without getting rid of the original seven actives. The consultant gave the alumni control of the Kentucky Eta Chapter. He and some of the alumni con- ducted interviews with the seven to determine their involvement in the new group. One member was suspend- ed for what they called, Hconduct un- becoming of a Phi." Afterwards, the consultant inter- viewed Phi Delt recruits who the alumni had recommended. A majority of the 25 recruits inter- viewed were from Western's football team. As a result, most of the new pledge class was made up of football players. Another difference of the Phi Delt redevelopment from the Sigma Kappa recolonization was the time the mem- bers spent pledging. The Phi Delts had a pledgeship of eight weeks com- pared to the Sigma Kappa's pledge- ship of almost six months. "It went fine," Bowling Green sen- ior Adam Lindsey, the Phi Delt presi- dent for the spring semester, said. " flt wentj according to the planf, The problem the Phi Delts had was that out of the six actives who were allowed to stay, only one remained with the group. Some of the older members felt sep- arated from the new Phi Delts, though. "I felt alienated," Louisville junior Mark Hobbs said. Hobbs was one of the Phi Delt actives who left after the new group took charge. "I didnlt feel like I fitted in," he said. Lovett "They are Phi Delt all the way," Lindsey said of the ones who left. "It doesn't matter whether theylre old or new. It's what's inside." The Sigma Kappa recolonization also had a few problems with the ac- tives who were made alumni. A letter to the editor in the College Heights Herald from Hopkinsville senior Kim Zeigler and Belton junior Penny Be- liles said that they felt "slighted." Despite the problems with the older members, the new greek or- ganizations continued to prosper with their new traditions. I -Story by Fred White and Tammy Owens At a mixer at the SAE house, Franklin senior Matt Fones, SAE president, poses with Lisa Paternostro, the national chap- ter consultant for the Sigma Kappas. Pa- ternostro helped oversee the reorganiza- tion of the sorority. - Bob Brucli 1 69 Reorganization . . -f.. .rw A: Q xr .WZ I' Q' ca' sf ., . mg, ,. ,,v N 8, .1 ,nag-lf., .Q ,,. , fjfl F ' vxf, c , 1-.,4L..J- . L, -ti Peak p N triving for greater achieve- ments, especially higher grades, was a common bond between three fraternities: Kappa Sigma, Sigma Chi and Pi Kappa Alpha. KAPPA SIGMA fraternity had growing pains, but it clidn't affect the group's brotherhood or social sched- ule. The membership of the fraternity 1 70 Greeks In preparation for the men's one-mile race Kappa Sig member Bernard O'Nan, a senior from Henderson, stretches his legs. O'Nan ran in the race as part of Pi Kappa Alpha's Pike's Peak Week. nearly doubled after 29 people pledged in the fall and nine members were added in the spring, President Jeff Sasse, a Henderson senior, said. There were about 60 members in the fraternity. "When y0u're a smaller fraternity, you're closerf' Sasse said. "When you're a bigger fraternity, it's differ- ent. It's not bad-just differentf' The Kappa Sigs held their 5th An- nual Calendar Girl contest, with Western women being selected by the fraternity to be featured in the calen- -Iobn Dunham Kappa Sigma 4-P59 FRONT ROW: Damon Garrett, Jeffrey Sasse, Robert Hurt, Mike Banks SECOND ROW: Douglas Wilkie, David Boggs, Matt Woodring, Marty Greenwell, David Wright, Michael Ray BACK ROW: Scott Whitehouse, James Gossett, Steve Tingle, Barry Alvey, Chris Mills, Bob Saffell, Matt Pruitt i I i a 3 1 l 4 l l l In the area of community service, a spring exer-a-thon for the Diabetes Foundation was held. The Bowling Green Diabetes Foundation received about 82,000 from the Kappa Sigs. The fraternity also sponsored a blood drive in West Hall Cellar. In greek activities, the Kappa Sigs won Pikes Peak Week for the second consecutive year. They also placed sec- ond in Kappa Delta Washboard and tied for first place with the swimmers for the Midnite Mania spirit award. The SIGMA CHI fraternity also had many achievements. The face of the fraternity changed over the past year, President jim Robinson, a senior from Knoxville, Tenn., said. "I'd say we've become a more diver- sified group. We used to be mostly athletes,', he said. With that diversity came a year of firsts for the Sigma Chis. Having dars. About 2,000 calendars were dis- tributed on campus. of accompli hment their first spring pledge class in over four years, winning the Homecoming parade float contest, participating in the KD Washboard and hosting a basketball tournament were among the fraternity's accomplishments. The Sigma Chis had 45 active members and had a successful spring rush which recruited four pledges, Robinson said. "We're also trying to win more national awards," he said. The fraternity tried something dif- ferent with its annual Sigma Chi Derby. "We wanted to keep the money in Bowling Green this year," Robinson said. About 32,000 was donated to the Potter Christian School's Boy Scouts troop. The week-long derby was the fra- ternity's biggest event, with all sorori- ties and some fraternities participat- ing. The Sigma Chis had one weakness which they tried to overcome. Within the fraternity, pledge grades were the main problem, Robinson said. "We have more study hours for the pledges, and classes are being taken more seri0usly,', he said. "Plus we've allowed more time for themselves." As far as the rest of the Sigma Chis were concerned, "The consistency of performance doesn't fluctuate that much," Robinson said. "We try to stay on a high level of achievement in athletics and grades." PI KAPPA ALPHA fraternity tried to shed its "Animal House" im- age by putting more emphasis on grades, President Sean McGuinness said. Getting rid of the party image was "for the better of our chapterf, McGuinness, a Fort Campbell senior, said. "If you ask any Pike, they'll say we're a lot calmer now." The second annual Pikes Peak Week and homecoming were the Pikes' more successful functions, he said. Homecoming for the Pikes had its highest attendance in five years. About 250 alumni were present. Besides social functions, the Pikes concentrated their efforts on helping decrease their national debt and get- ting their house on Kentucky Street switched to the Pikes' alumni associ- ation. Because the Pikes became more in- volved in community service, they to- taled up almost 300 service hours, McGuinness said. The hours were spent with the Bowling Green Boys' Club and for cerebral palsy. Another area emphasized was grades. With 35 active members and seven pledges, the Pikes decided to increase their pledge grade require- ments from a 2.0 grade point average to a 2.25. McGuinness said, 'fThis is more of a long-term goal for the fraternity." I -Story by Jackie Hutcherson Kappa Sigma Sigma Chi FRONT ROW: Jeffrey Kula, Tim Lally, John Luckett, Scott Willett SECOND ROW: Jerry Henderson, Brian Coolbaugh, Darryl Weart, Doug Mayberry, John Knowles, Jim Redden BACK ROW: Dennis Duncan, Scott Weaver, Scot Sherman, Robert Spencer, Sonny Malone, Daniel Eberhardt, Garry Kelly FRONT ROW: John Peay, Jeff West, Darian Burnam, Steve Osborne, Kevin Hazelwood, Terry Tramell SECOND ROW: Keith Croley, Neal Dugger, Ben Runkle, Brad Turner, David Resch, Bill Church, Greg Strange BACK ROW: Kenny Campbell, Kirk Tinsley, David Freeman, Gordon Allen, Todd Davis, Mark Johnson 1 7 1 Kappa Sigmafsigma Chi Representing Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraterni- ty, Lisa Boyd is all smiles during the swimsuit competiton. Boyd was a freshman from Hop. kinsville. DGJLDQ Cidftiivicgs he sweet scent of perfume and cologne grew stronger as row after row of chairs began to fill. An excited buzz of con- versation became louder as the crowd surrounding the modeling runway got bigger. The lights slowly dimmed, the crowd grew quiet and the 1987 Sigma Chi Derby Darling Contest began. On Feb. IQ in Garrett Conference Center Ballroom, I5 candidates from different sororities drew cheers and applause from their supporting greeks. "Bart White fmaster of ceremo- nies, said it was the best thing the greeks have done because it brought us all together," said Ruth Ann l-Iosse, a Brentwood, Tenn., freshman and Derby Darling winner. White was a communications and theater assistant professor. The candidates for Derby Darling were rated in three categories: sports- wear, swimsuit and evening gown. The winner earned points that were added to her sorority's overall total. "They Qsororitiesl collect points for the different events," Clay Moody, Sigma Chi treasurer and a Franklin senior, said. "We judge them on spirit throughout Derby Days." Sororities earned points by winning the Derby Darling Contest, having good attendance at the kick-off dance and mixers, competing in Events Day and showing spirit in other events. "Events Day is sort of like pledge olympics," Sigma Chi President Jim 172 Greeks Robinson, a Knoxville, Tenn., senior, said. "They're just silly games." Many participants found the Dar- by to be an opportunity to draw greeks closer together. Competing in the Derby Darling Contest "gave me a chance to meet girls in other sororities," Hosse said. "After just getting started last se- mester, we fSigma Kappaj got to know the other sororities Qthrough the Deryj," Crestwood junior Cindy Casey said of the newly recolonized P ' WI fff ,ii fi f 4 ' Y if if . 5 1 K um 4 +A: ,F SQ, I Q., NV' , in 'VS-. xfvm 'WN mil 'fs M' - AF, MN. ,Sz If' .- , . . i 2-...ai T9 tiff'- A .aj Q, , M .1 K-A 4-,.,, Before the final evening gown competition, Christine Anne Martin takes her heels off and relaxes for a few minutes. Nlartin, a Harrods- burg freshman, represented Sigma Kappa. Dressed in a tuxedo and white tie, Bart White acts as master of ceremonies during the 1987 Derby Darling Pageant in the Garrett Ballroom. White was an assistant professor of communication and theatre. V73 Sigma Chi Derby TDOJLQIIAQS com. sorority. Creating a more closely knit greek system, however, was not the sole benefit of the Derby. Proceeds from Derby Days were donated to different philanthropies. Much of the money was raised in the Coaches Ransom, which covered four days. "We're supposed to kidnap fbas- ketball coach, Murray Arnold, then go around to businesses around town and collect the ransom to get him 32' Q if , I viii, if y , Minutes before the pageant was to begin, Karen Dykstra, Nashville, Tenn., freshman, ad- justs the angle of a hat worn by her KD sister, Amanda Dorney, Lawrenceville, Ill., sopho- more. Dorney was one of I5 sorority girls who took part in the annual event. judges review seven of the I5 Derby Darling candidates during the sportswear competition. The pageant was a part of the Sigma Chi Derby. I 74 Greek: back," Bowling Green junior Karen Brown, a Sigma Kappa member, said. Each sorority helped to collect the money, with much of it going to buy uniforms for Boy Scouts Troop 317 at Potter Christian Home in Bowling Green. Over 51,200 was raised for the troop. 'Tm glad that they decided to help the Boy Scouts," said Victor Guyton, scout master and house par- ent at the home. "Any donation made to any other organization would have been greatly appreciated also, though." The Derby not only helped bring together Western's greeks but also made the greek system more promi- nent on campus and in the Bowling Green community, Robinson said. "The Derby generates a lot of pub- licity for the greeks because of the size of the event," he said. "Plus it gives us an opportunity to improve our rela- tionship with not only sororities, but other fraternities too." 4 All greeks were invited to many of the events throughout the Derby. "There were a lot of people who said it was the best Derby Sigma Chi ever had," Hosse said. "The dance ffinal mixerj on Sun- day was wonderful. It brought us all together, and that's what it's all about." I -Story by Rob McCracken -Photos by Mike Kiernan N 'rw Q in. 0 HI 1, 2 ? 1 2 5 3 Q 4 5 '1 4 2 Q , R. , . ' 5-'fi 3, ., At the Derby Darling contest, the I987 win- ner, Ruth Ann Hosse, a Brentwood, T freshman, gets a hug from Sandra Hopkinsville sophomore. Primm was the 1986 Derby Darling winner. 4. 4? ' ii? i 3gfE,,.,,, v A' ,. ,idol L, rp: i, hfwxk- E ,NM .,.g .ig-ff? 4 'vw . 'F KG 4 Q3 'J Q., ' K 'bi X ' 4 W 1 'ff Q E ii ,S :W gl 'w ta? my L L, W an fi V if , 'Y-,wif 'av-1.2 f 'gin , . wg .W 'Tp- 1 76 Greeks Members of Delta Sigma Theta, Monica Williams, a Louisville senior, and Jeri Cosby, a Louisville sophomore, keep in step as they dance. The women were dancing in front of DUC. -fofm Dunham . he sisters of Phi Mu and Delta Sigma Theta sorori- ties gave an extra effort to achieve chapter involve- ment on campus to get their names circulated more. Members of PHI MU concentrat- ed their enthusiasm on Greek Week. "That's a big thing for us this year," Cindy Strine, a Glen Ellyn, Ill., senior, said. "We are giving an all-out effort for our first-place goal. We're also going to show a unique kind of spirit, rather than just having a bunch of girls standing around and cheer- ing." ' The Phi Mus felt that taking first place in Greek Week was a reasonable goal, having taken third place three years ago and second place two years ago. "It's our turn to win it now," Strine said. Last year was a reconstruction peri- od for 47 members of the sorority. "We lost a lot of manpower to gradu- ation," jennifer Daum, a Newburg, Ind., senior, said. "But we were able to pick up a lot of pledges during open rush." Most of the year was spent analyz- Delta Sigma Theta af- FRONT ROW: Jeri Cosby, Pamela Kirkwood BACK ROW: Carla Lawson l f boost for in olvement Qing the chapter's strengths and weak- nesses, Strine said. J The group set goals academically as lwell as socially. A scholarship program iwas organized as an incentive to in- crease grade point averages. A buddy lsystem and study hours were also set. l "But what we really plan to do is lget closer to the sisters that we have,', Strine said. "We have more of a vari- ety of people and personalities." The organization was successful lwith its initial attempt at the Men of Western Calendar, the group's prima- ry fund-raiser for the year. The calen- dar raised 581,400 for the sorority's na- tional philanthropy, Project H.O.P.E. The Phi Mus also volunteered as phone operators for the March of Dimes Mother's March, Strine said. To become more involved with the Bowling Green community, the sisters of Phi Mu adopted a local park in which they -dedicated several hours a week toward maintenance. "We are responsible for the square down- townf' Strine said. They also worked with the Special Olympics, hosting a disco dance at the end of the day for the participants. In s addition, the group had a Halloween Serenade where members took chil- dren of the Big Brothers and Big Sis- ters program trick-or-treating, Daum said. Not all of the activities of the Phi Mu sorority were service-oriented. The sorority sisters were able to show their party spirit at several mixers, one of which was a six-way mixer with other greeks. They also had winter and spring formals, as well as their annual Crush Dance. The II members of DELTA SIGMA THETA tried to spread their name by becoming more in- volved with the greek system at West- ern. Jeri Cosby, a junior from Louis- ville, said that the black sororities were not as strong a part in the greek sys- tem as they used to be, although she didn't know the reason why. "That's why we are trying to be- come more established in Panhellen- ic," she said. The sorority had a Panhellenic re- presentative who attended each of the meetings. They also adopted a soror- ity which they worked with to get themselves more established, Cosby said. They dedicated most of their time to community service projects. Mem- bers helped with the Wendy's 1oK Classic, Special Olympics, the walk-a- thon and various activities associated with the Big Brothers and Big Sisters program. Hilda Harville, a senior from Sel- ma, Ala., and organization president, said that they did not have any one particular philanthropy which they worked for. Rather, they found a local program to support each year. Last year, they worked for the Parker Bennett Community Center. "We set up a tutoring program on Tuesdays and Thursdays, where we worked with the children on home- work or crafts," Cosby said. The sorority had a presentation in accordance with the city police con- cerning the "Say No to Drugs" pro- gram. A film was shown about drugs and drug prevention, followed by a discussion. On the social side, the sisters of Delta Sigma Theta had several dances at the West Hall Cellar and the J.C. Pavilion. Their biggest event was at the pa- vilion, when they hosted the Mr. Crimson Cream contest. A candidate was chosen from each of the black fraternities, and students voted for the winner. "The honor was awarded to the most well-rounded individual, aca- demically as well as physically and per- sonally," Harville said. To raise money, the Deltas hosted a fashion show in the Garrett Confer- ence Center Ballroom. They went to the mall shops and got different stores to sign releases for articles of clothing in return for publicity. The students who modeled the clothes had their hair styled by a local salon. " 'Apologyi was the theme," Cosby said, "and the models pantomined ac- tion skits oriented around the emo- tions of love, fear, happiness, and con- trol." Academically, the group developed a GPA incentive in which a gift certi- ficate was awarded for the highest grades. I --Story by Steve Ferry Phi Mu Phi Mu 25 FRONT ROW: Amy Anderson, Sandy Sturgeon, Dawnna Hawkins, Tracy Firkins SECOND ROW: Darlene Bingham, Gretchen Cooper, Jennifer Daum, Leslie Allen BACK ROW: Kim Senior, julie Roggencamp, Kim Karthan, Theresa Osborne i f "Q, .rf .v -L55 FRONT ROW: Gayle Kindred, Dawn Gowens, Britt Moses, Becky Funk SECOND ROW: Julia Barry, Christy Coon, Kelly Maynard BACK ROW: Marcy Goodman, Carla Mackey, Laura Dawson, Debbie Abel I 77 Delta Sigma TbelafPbi Mu iff WW l'i '35 ffl ,, Q- Q 0 3 Jian 'A - 'sm " - N , A 1 '. l. I, 'I ' -Q . ie , , luigdfr 1 x av' ' - 'X - . V Y , ,wa iff' I I. . i4:i?!1f: 178 G7C'6k.f Up at bat, Sig Ep Kevin Radford, an Owens- boro junior, gets ready to hit the softball. The Sig Eps were playing a scrimmage game on a Sunday afternoon against Cold Beer. -Greg Lovett Sigma Phi Epsilon fn? "' 1-N av rr V ' V FRONT ROW: Jeffrey Gribbins, Ted Hightower, Jaclc Trantham, Steve Bloodworth, Jeffrey Wliggins SECOND ROW: Bill Gomer, Brent Goodin, Darrin Boyd, Don Wad, Jim Croley, Johnny Richard BACK ROW: Scott Church, Mike Liston, Bret Randall, Mark Townsend, Joe Murphy, Stephen Ferry Rebuilding relations hile the members of SIGMA PHI EPSI- LON and KAPPA ALPHA PSI built a new relationship this year, the mem- bers of PHI DELTA THETA built a new fraternity. The Sig Eps and the Kappa Alpha Psis had a mixer at the J.C. Pavilion in Lampkin Park in the fall, Sig Ep President Ted Whitlock, a Bowling Green junior, said. "It went over real well,n he said. "We plan to have another." The mixer fit in well with one of the goals of Kappa Alpha Psi--to have more relations with white frater- nities, said Julius Key, a Detroit, Mich., sophomore and secretary of the 16-member fraternity. "We've been trying to give the campus a better outlook on our chap- ter," Key said. "We want to let people know what we are, who we are and what we're doing." The Sig Eps tried to change atti- tudes within their 35-member chapter this year, Whitlock said. "We went through a rough period last year. The attitude was very lax," he said. "No one took things seriously and morale was down. Now, there's more pride." At the Phi Delt house, there were more members. The fraternity gained 25 men in a redevelopment suggested by alumni after membership shrank to seven. "It was a last gallant effort to save the fraternity-and it went over," President Adam Lindsey, a Bowling Green senior, said. "We're on the rise." With an emphasis on rush, the fra- ternity increased its membership to 30, Lindsey said. "We had a lot of participation and people who knew lots of people on campus," he said. The Phi Delts also had several mix- ers with sororities and a party with the Lambda Chis in February. Also in February, they were in- volved in the Bowl for Kids, giving the money raised to Big Brothersf Big Sis- ters. They also had several car washes. Community service was important to the Sig Eps as well, Whitlock said. The fraternity put up flyers for Yan- kee Doodles, splitting the profits tak- en in at the door on certain nights. The Sig Eps also delivered care packages on finals week. In addition, they tried to build brotherhood with "more highly structured social activi- ties for members," Whitlock said. For example, the fraternity had several re- treats and did house repairs. The biggest weakness of the chap- ter now was a lack of members, Whit- lock said. But he hoped the chapter would continue to grow. "We need to work on getting our manpower up," he said. The Kappa Alpha Psis made a new commitment to community service, Key said, trying to do one project a month. The group delivered a turkey din- ner to a family on Thanksgiving, he said, and in March, they used a por- tion of the money they raised at the Cellar to buy food baskets for needy families in Bowling Green. Socially, Kappa Alpha Psi had sev- eral dances at the Pavilion, including a second annual Homecoming party. Chapter members had a Valentines Day party with the group's alumni. They also started a little sisters pro- gram, Key said. Eleven girls were now participating. Although Key said that his chapter needed to work on getting more mem- bers, he was proud of what they ac- complished this year. "Even though the chapter is small," he said, "we've used good plan- ning to get programs and activities on the road. We're more organized than ever before." I -Story by Carla Harris Kappa Alpha Psi Phi Delta Theta f', '-' . is' ' i 2 ' I ' -e ., I 1: IIN. , A .. :S l , 5 N , --lf q ' ' f ' ' f - i . ,. .V .ga tx' ,vi V 5 V I T. . ...h inn Q f . 1 ,AAL 2 if .Q I ,r fgf..-'-"""1". - ..: T. ' . rf? " . ' f A - 5 ' as ' 'l , i. 2 3 ' ,, . ww.,-.uvannuasu-f l . f,m.,,, A- 5, ' 4 3 w,MMr:ar.vm-rwvw-' '.+-f-"- ,lit Ta 3 grit-it-122254 4--.. FRONT ROW: Julius Key, Brian Manin, Darryl Marshall SECOND ROW: Keith Hamp- ton, David Jones THIRD ROW: Darnell Manin, John Brigham, Eric Swain Patrick Levis, Ryan Spainhoward, Fred White 179 Sigma Phi Eprilonflfappa Alpha PsifPl7i Delta Theta place like our ome was where their heart was. Two key words for any successful sorority were friendship and sisterhood, but for two of Western's sororities, the phrase "our new house" ranked a close third. After zo years of saving, Alpha Omicron Pi and Chi Omega initiated their first sorority houses Oct. 4, which was Parents' Day at Western. After living in Gilbert Hall togeth- er, the sororities once again made themselves neighbors when they bought the homes located south of the campus on Normal Drive. "Having a house is a dream come true," Chi O President Stacey Willet, a Murray junior, said. "It doesn't limit us to activities like the dorm did." In only two semesters, the houses filled gaps that the residence hall floor left open. "It gives us a place to hold commit- tee meetings and chapter dinners, or just lie out in the sun or study for finals," Willett said. Red ribbons marked the dedication of the AOPis' new home, and like Willett, AOPi President Kim Wel- born, a Madisonville senior, agreed that having a house served some defi- nite purposes. For formal meetings, a large chap- ter room in the basement enabled the whole group to meet officially on a weekly basis. However, informal activities that the AOPis enjoyed weren't excluded. The house provided a place for sister- hood dinners and candlelights, or ceremonies marking a lavalier, pinning or engagement of a sister. At times the house was simply a place to go after classes. For both sororities, an important aspect of having a house was to edu- cate and initiate their 1986 pledge class. "Being a part of the first pledge class installed in the new house started our pledgeship on a positive note and helped us to get excited about being a Chi O," Owensboro freshman Leigh Knight said. "It gave Chi O pledges more op- portunities and a place to get togeth- er," Jodie Rawls, a freshman from Newburgh, Ind., said. The initiation ceremonies also seemed more meaningful to the sisters in their new houses. "The fact that we AOPi pledges were in our own house made me feel that much more a part of the chap- ter," Nashville, Tenn., freshman Te- resa Summers said. "I feel lucky to be one of the first initiated into AOPi's new house." Like many fraternities at Western, living space was limited in the two houses. The two sororities used a sys- tem similar to that of the fraternities in determining who would live there. The president, house manager, other major officers and seniors with the highest grade point averages occu- house pied the houses. Welborn approved of the AOPis' system because "it enables all the top officers to be together, and that's beneficial because they need to work closely." The houses were chosen through the university and the city of Bowling Green. "We wanted to be close to campus and give the girls the best location possible," alumna and Hous- ing Corporation President Roiann Ridley said. "It's a lot closer to campus. People tend to stop by more often," Welborn said. With two of Western's sororities established on Normal Drive, the housing corporation of both sororities had the same long-term goal. "It is our hope that all the available homes on that particular block could become Western's sorority row in the future," Ridley said.I -Story by Tammy Owens -Photos by Heather Stone 1. ilxxxx SQ 'i-5 y ,f .ff 1 .l , ,R .7 1-Nw V 'waz f ...Us " 7 f A ,, 'ififffa-. , ffl 'I :5fQ3J::'gN Q V. I N ip-, f' r I I I 1 I sag. Z gl 'f:,sM',-Lf A .ff yt my-. i 'Li . 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The chapters were meeting for Elusinia, an annual banquet for Chi O chapters in the state. ,fb s-X1 , ,D ,. Strong brotherly love t's a good thing fraternities had insurance. Brotherhood insurance, that is. This type was free and considered to be the major strength of three fra- ternities-Alpha Phi Alpha, Alpha Gamma Rho and Sigma Nu. "You can always depend on your brother, and you love each other," said Rick Owens, a Louisville sopho- more and president of the A Phi As. Franklin junior Chuck Neely, president of the AGRS, believed that the brotherhood between his fraterni- ty members was much stronger. And chapter support for the Sigma Nus was a great deal stronger, also, accord- ing to President Steve Hepfer, a ju- nior from Niagara Falls, N.Y. Although ALPHA PHI AL- PHA, with I3 brothers, was much smaller than the other two, its mem- bers believed this was to their advan- tage. The brothers had a closeness gained by being a small group. In order to raise money, the A Phi As basically had parties. They were able to buy equipment for more par- ties, but more importantly, they set aside money for the "MLK Awards." Owens explained that a black high school senior with the highest grade point average was awarded this money in Martin Luther King's memory. Along with the MLK Awards, the A Phi As had several community ser- vice projects during the year. Togeth- er with Alpha Omicron Pi, they rocked in a rock-a-thon for the Arthri- tis Foundation. They also had a party at the Boys Club for the children there. Drug Awareness Week was espe- cially popular with the fraternity. During each semester one week was chosen in which no alcohol or drugs were allowed. "I found it interesting because you're told you can't do some- thing," Owens said. A Phi A fraternity wanted to im- prove relations with other fraternities on campus. "We're trying to get more involved with Interfraternity Council and in- teract with whites," Owens said. ALPHA GAMMA RHO, with 49 brothers and four pledges, was proud of improving its service projects and charity this year. Members raised about 54,000 for the American Cancer Society. "We helped MDA fMuscular Dystrophy Associationj on a haunted house for a fund-raiser," Neely said. The group also helped clean up down- town Bowling Green. Donations from AGR were com- mon. "If we made 5300, we donate what we don't use at the end of the semester," Neely said. Visiting nursing homes and taking kids to the movies were also services provided by the AGRS, according to Neely. "Positive attitudes to create a better chapter as a whole" have strengthened the SIGMA NU fraternity, Hepfer said. Sigma Nu set high standards of achievement and planned to stick to them. The fraternity had 45 active broth- ers and II pledges in the spring. The members were kept busy with service projects. "We parked cars at the Ray Ste- vens concert and donated the money to a women's club in Bowling Green," Hepfer said. The Sigma Nus also had a head- start program in which they raised enough money to get a playground for the children. They were also devoted to academ- ics, "We were second in academics for all greeks," Hepfer said. In addition, intramurals played an important role for the brothers. They held the Powder Puff Flag-football Tournament, the 3-on-3 basketball tournament, and won the Alpha Del- ta Pi Flag-football Classic. They took first place in the Kentucky Bluegrass in Lexington, where they played con- tact flag-football. I -Story by Trina Suthard Alpha Gamma Rho Alpha Gamma Rho ,xf FRONT ROW: John Lashbrook, David Watson, Carey Lancaster, Jim Malyj SECOND ROW: Randy Koch, john Swatzyna, Bruce Westerfield, Chuck Neely, James Coomer BACK ROW: Robbie Hatfield, Bill Lowe, Dan Emmick, jeff Taylor, Keith Mills, Mike Shelton I 82 Greeks FRONT ROW: Shawn McPherson, Bo Thorpe, Kevin Alexander, Troy Dupin, Jerry Clemons SECOND ROW: Steven Tays, Shane McPherson, Rick Thurby, Dana Baith, Bill Downs BACK ROW: John Wilson, Jerome Taylor, Da.le Miller, Mike Akridge, Kerry Igleheart, Chris Thompson, jerry Carter 4 C .qi "as A ', v . x li 3 ' 1' fy, , 4 1 h ,lvglg 'iff 4 .ii , .5 'i '. 7.74, Am J , , -------.11..g1--Q house. -Royce Vibber! In a pick-up game, Sigma Chi member Kar men Wood, Nashville, Tenn., freshman, pre pares to pass the hall away from Sigma Nu memher Dan lsherwood, Enfield, Conn., soph omore. They were playing at the Sigma Nu A Alpha Phi Alpha Sigma Nu FRONT ROW: Michael Gibson, Kevin Crowder, Paul Copeland, Riclry Owens BACK ROW: FRONT ROW: jerry Stahl, Russell Atwell, Tim Horn, Andy Preston, Brad Sine BACK Carl Brewer, Marlr Humphries, Adolph Thomplcins, Brian Moss ROW: Stan Dawson, Greg Sibalich, Randy Witty, Todd Goodwin, Paul Aponre Alpha Gamma Rhoffilpba Phi Alpfiafjigrna I The anchorperson for the Phi Mus rug of war team, Hodgenville sophomore Laura Daw- son, shows extra effort to pull her team to victory. The Phi Mus lost the final round to the ADPis. 1 84 Greek: Tim Brockema weekness for fun lhe 1987 Greek Week ac- tivities got off to a soggy jstart on a Sunday night with protest-ridden water games. "The fwaterj games were mass chaos," Bowling Green sophomore Billy Daniel said. "With all the cheer- ing and yelling, you couldn't hear the event chairman." A rule prohibiting cheering had been issued to keep the noise level down in the indoor Diddle Arena pool. The greeks protested the rule by shouting their individual cheers, mak- ing it difficult for any official to make a ruling. As a result, no awards or participa- tion points were awarded to any -Tim Broekema greeks, giving Greek Week a shaky start. The greeks put the previous night's activities behind them when they gathered Monday night for Spring Sing. With WBKO weatherman Reg Taylor as master of ceremonies, io organizations performed a variety of song and dance routines. Pi Kappa Alpha opened the show with a series of songs ranging from "Down in the Valley" to their home- made song, "Western Style." "We were just happy to be partici- pating. We hadn't done anything like this for a while," Pike member Mike Budniak, a Louisville junior, said. While the Pikes were happy to just participate, some groups drove to win bi . gLambda Chi Alpha showed this drive in their rendition of "Old Mc- Donald Goes to Paris." While one member sang a solo of, "I Love Paris," his brothers accompanied him on a piano, bass, trumpet and drums. To top that off, the brothers went on to perform the song in French. The Lambda Chis were awarded a standing ovation by the crowd, along with first place for the fraternity divi- sion. First place in the sorority division was awarded to the Chi Omegas for their musical trip through time. They performed songs ranging from the 19205 hit, "Has Anyone Seen My i Girl" to Lionel Richie's more contem- porary hit, "Dancin' on the Ceiling." The next day, the fraternities and sororities were given a chance to show their knowledge of Western in the Greek Feud. "It was fun, but it seems we didn't seem to have enough answers," Sigma Alpha Epsilon member Chuck New- ton, a Lexington junior, said about the game, which was played like the game show, "Family Feud." The Pikes and Alpha Omicron Pi won their divisions. As the day turned into night, an- other Greek Week activity got under way-Movie Night at Downing Uni- versity Center. Watching movies and cartoons gave the greeks a chance 5 -Hcarba Stone In Spring Sing, Ewan Leslie, Brentwood, Tenn., seniorg David Crouch, -leffersontown sophomore, Bill Nelson, Shelbyville freshman, and Paul Thompson, Louisville freshman, per- form "Sl'iow Boat." The Delts placed third. With a worried look, Leitchfield freshman Jerry Celmons grips Hartford senior Karen Wiggins' hand while he watches his fraternity, AGR, in the tug of war. The AGRS went to the finals but lost to the KAS. I 85 Greek Week "F ii? K . 'yi l ww- The KA fraternity tug-of-war team stands on the crest of a hill behind PFT just before they participate in their final tug against the AGRS. The KAS won the tournament that was held during Greek Week. ,ll -Tim Broekfmd While tugging for points, Barry Vlilliams, a Philpot Pi Kappa Alpha senior, strains along with other team members. The KAS won the tug against the Pikes in the tournament during Greek Week. I 86 Greeks ...J -fame: Borcbuck L I fu n Com. to have fun without competing. Another event on Tuesday, and the only one to carry into Wednesday, was a blood drive that gave everyone a chance to participate. "It's been great. We've had a fairly good number of independents turn out," Louisville senior Melissa Scott said. "Our goal has been 330 pints a day, and after the first day, we've got- ten 341 fpintsjf' The various organizations had dif- ferent attitudes toward the blood drive. "We are trying to meet our 30 per- cent quota, but we're not fining to do it," SAE Richard Fister, a Lexington freshman, said. Fining was done by fraternities and sororities to penalize those members not meeting certain re- quirements. "You either donate or find some- one to donate for you," Fister said. "Last year we gave 170 percent, and this year we're trying to top that number," Alpha Gamma Rho mem- ber Steve Tays, a Princeton sopho- more, said. "Everybody gets up for Greek Week and a lot of organizations show itf' another AGR, Bowling Green sen- ior Scott Smith, said. "I was really disappointed. I couldn't give because of low blood iron," Chi O member Caroline Miller, a Louisville senior, said. "If I didn't -Heather Stone find someone to donate for me, we QChi Osj wouldn't get any points . . . I found some really nice guy who said he would donate for me." The top donators were the AGRS with 183 percent participation and the Kappa Delta sorority with 119 per- cent. By Wednesday evening, the blood drive had brought in 726 pints of blood, 205 pints more than the pre- vious year. On Thursday the greeks headed for Smith Stadium for the day's main event, the bed race. "We got I4 beds racing this year . . . The winners will be the bed with the overall best times," Jeffersontown sophomore David Crouch, the event co-chairman, said. "It was kind of scary riding that thing," Carey Lancaster, a Gracey ju- nior, said. "I had my hands clasped in a combination of aerodynamics and prayer." Another bed jockey, Bowling Green freshman Michelle McGown, said, "I was lying down as low as I could to keep from falling out and to make the bed as aerodynamic as possi- ble." If falling out didn't appear to be a problem, the general construction of the beds did. The KD entry broke an axle before they could finish the race, and the Lambda Chi entry lost some at-rr IW 'F'-- 'X-4' of its wheels, forcing the brothers to push the bed semi-wheeled down the remainder of the track. When all the dust had settled, the AGRS and the Alpha Delta Pis proved to be the top bed-racers in the fraternity and sorority divisions. On Friday the tug-of-war proved to be similar to the other events because each group had a different technique to winning. "We've got almost a whole new team this year. There are only a couple of guys back from last year," Sigma Chi member and Russellville senior Clay Wren said. "The team put in about two weeks training." "We didn't have a team until an hour ago," Bowling Green junior Kyle Strother said. Strother was on Phi Delta Theta's team, which upset the Sigma Chis in the first round of play. Some teams, however, got what they had worked for. "We practiced for at least one hour a day for the past two weeks, and it wasn't just pulling," ADPi Kate Er- win, a Mayfield freshman, said. "We practiced hole digging and when to rock and when to lock up." The ADPis' work paid off when they captured the sorority division in the tug-of-war, while the Kappa Al- phas won, the fraternity's division. On the following Monday night, Greek Week activities closed with the Awards Convocation. Special recognition was given to the fraternities and sororities by the area philanthropic representatives. The greeks were recognized for the outstanding service they had per- formed for area causes. Scott Taylor, director of student organizations and activities, was pre- sented a plaque for his I0 years of service to the greek system. Under the Panhellenic awards, KD and Chi O tied for most-improved. KD also won the award for outstand- ing community service and Susan Stockton, a Morganfield senior and former KD president, won the award for Outstanding Greek Woman. In the fraternity division, Lambda Chi won the Outstanding Serivice Award while the Phi Delts were awarded the most-improved citation. SAE Matt Fones, a Franklin senior, won the Outstanding Greek Man Award, and Delta Tau Delta won the Reed Morgan Award for its campus involvement. Greek Week awards were presented last. Chi O and AGR earned spirit awards in their divisions. The KDS and Chi Os captured the most partici- pation points in the sorority division, while the AGRS were the top-ranked fraternity. I itory by Chris Watkins i i ...fs Among a crowd, Elizabeth Williams, a ja- mestown junior, and Lisa Del-laven, a Hardins- burg freshman, look on in anticipation. The two cheered for the KDS during a game of tug of war. Greg Lovett 1 87 Greek Week time of hange hether the organiza- tions were already well- established or being re- built from the ground up, three sororities made academics a top priority this year. ALPHA OMICRON PI's 87 members worked hard to raise their grade point average. "Our grades aren't as high as we would like for them to be, but they have improved over the last year," President Kim Welborn, a Madison- ville senior, said. The group had more than grades to think about, though. They dedicated their newly bought house in October. "We've had to do some things dif- ferently to try to incorporate the house since the house is new," Wel- born said. "We tried to have more activities in the house and food after meetings so people would stay and talk and visit." The organization was large, so members were able to participate in more activities on campus and in the community. The AOPis participated in the Girl Scouts sleep-in and worked at the fin- ish line of the Wendy's Classic 1oK in the fall. They also co-sponsored a greek picnic with Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity in the spring. AOPi devoted much effort to rais- ing money for its philanthropy, the Arthritis Foundation. The sorority held a rock-a-thon in which its mem- bers rocked in rocking chairs for 24 hours and collected money. The fall pledges also trick-or-treated for dona- tions to the charity. Along with helping others, the AOPis devoted time to furthering their own chapter. "We had a very successful initi- ation dance in January and a pledge active dance last fall," Welborn said. KAPPA DELTA sorority worked hard at bringing the group's grades up to a higher standard. "Our grades were our weakness up until this year," President jennifer Hendrickson, a Morganfield junior, said. Their efforts resulted in the organi- zation having the second-highest grade point average among the greeks for the fall semester. KD got involved in several commu- nity activities. At Christmas time, the organization hung lights on Fountain Square and collected food and clothes for a needy family in Bowling Green. "For our Christmas party, you had to give food or some type of item at the door," Hendrickson said. "That was your ticket to get into the party." The group also babysat once a month throughout the year for the local Child Protection Agency and held Halloween, Christmas and Val- entine parties for the children. The sorority held the annual KD Washboard to raise money for its local charity, the Child Protection Agency. The Shamrock Project, which in- volved doing yardwork for donations, took place in March to make money for the organization's national philan- thropy, the Prevention of Child Abuse. The KDs started a special fund to send representatives from the 92- member group to the national conven- tion to be held this year in New Or- leans, La. P Alpha Omicron Pi Alpha Omicron Pi FRONT ROW: Debbie Dobernic, Donna Stringer, Lisa Burnett, julie Ross, Tracie Miller, Patty FRONT ROW: Gidget Milly, Cathy Signorello, Mary Flaugher, Lindy Foster, Amy Branch Signorello, Karen Keown SECOND ROW: Tracey Ann Travis, Lea Anne Sanderson, Lynn SECOND ROW: Laura Eaton, Anne Forrester, Annette Goodin, Sherri Anthony BACK Baker, Mel Locke, Ruth Hosse, jennifer Baute, Lynn Howenstine BACK ROW: Emily Hazel- ROW: Judy Hun, julie Caldwell, LeeAnne Toye, Christa Nass. rigg, Susie Taylor, Leigh Ann Bristol, Jodi Portman, Kim Welborn, Lisa Cummings, Rebecca Wyatt 188 Greeks Helping teammate Annette Goodin, a Leba- non senior, open a bottle of champagne, Tiffa- ny Kirk, an Owensboro sophomore, gets a victo- ry clowse, They were celebrating AOPi's win in the flag football tournament. -lolm Dunham Kappa Delta Kappa Delta FRONT ROW: Terri Hamilton, Betsy Kesler, Penny Norman, Beth Button, Debbie Cox, Lisa Hasty SECOND ROW: Susan Stockton, Susan Polson, Susan Adams, Rhonda Steier, Jamie Leach BACK ROW: Kristie Foulke, Kelli Winkenhofer, Cindy Vllood, julie Perkins, Diane l-limes FRONT RCW: Kelly Thurmond, Lisa Hurt, Becky Shirley, Cindy Herbert, Kim Martin SECOND ROW: Holly Nlorris, Holly jaleski, Heidi Hillenbrand, Cari Puttman, Kellie Wanen, Amy Paull BACK ROW: Jeanne Holaclay, Julanne Mylor, Kim johnson, Diana Young, Christy Swecl, Lisa DeHaven, Kim Morton 189 Alpha Omlt70U Piflfappa Delta hange mm. The national chapter planned to pay for the president's trip. However, in order to send anyone else, the trea- surer of the local chapter had to set aside money for the purpose. "Our treasurer deposits 520 into a special fund every time she makes a deposit," Hendrickson said. "We hope to have S500 by July." The KDs also renovated their house to keep up with the growing needs of the organization. In the sorority keg throwing competition, AOPis Patty Signorello, a Bowling Green soph- omore, and Lynne Uingeman, a Louisville sen- ior, hurl a pony keg. The competition was part of Pike's Peak Week. "We just remodeled the kitchen," Hendrickson said. "We re-did the foyer and re-papered, and we hope to have a new chapter room because we're getting too big for the chapter room in the house. We have to have meetings in DUC." SIGMA KAPPA sorority worked toward setting a new tradition of academic standards for the organi- zation. Due to low membership from pre- vious years, the national chapter got involved. It recruited new members and sent in a chapter consultant to aid in the restructuring process. "Last year, there were only seven members, so the national chapter came in and made them alumni," President Missie Hubbuch, a Nashville, Tenn., sophomore, said. "They sent in a team to do rush and a pledge trainer." The 41 new members were not al- lowed to see any of the sorority's old files. As a result, they relied on the guidance of the pledge trainer. "We're so new, the uncertainty of what we're supposed to do is a weak- ness," Hubbuch said. Despite the uncertainty of the so- rority's first year, the group did man- age to keep quality up. It also had a number of pledges who worked to- gether on such projects as selling lolli- pops during Sigma Kappa's Week of Giving. This project raised money for gerontology, the local philanthropy. "We don't want to always be con- sidered the new girls," Hubbuch said. "We're making a name for ourselves." The sorority made that name by placing third in the KD Washboard and by winning the Spirit Award with Kappa Sigma fraternity at Midnight Mania. "We had to do our best, socially and academically," Hubbuch said, "because what we are this year is what everyone will think of us as from now on." I -Story by Bettina Poland Dunham fait ga 'GQ'- 1 'Ka iii fag., 4 , l ft H -7'1p9fx,,fil .ii , '-4 I go Greek: . xx , f f ws! wumm, , rf.-X A Sigma Kappa scrapbook was the center of attention for freshmen Lisa Lutts of Louisville and Kristin Dangremond of LaGrange during Spring Rush. This was the first rush for the newly formed sorority. -Greg Lawn Sigma Kappa Sigma Kappa FRONT ROW: Sonya Richardson, Marsha Fay, Teresa Ford, Molly Lowry SECOND ROW: Tarasa Gabhart, Michelle Love, Kim Portman, Mary Anne Hailey, Karen Brown BACK ROW: Deana Roy, Julie Elkins, Dana Phillips, Sally Cambron, Karla West I., M 5 FRONT ROW: Karin Braun, jennifer Johanneman, Fran Wilwn, Nicole Geiger, Leslie Tate, Joella Montgomery, Kim Kepley SECOND ROW: Melanie Schmidt, Sara Adams, Missie Hubbuch, Paige Cox, Candy Hanson, Jana Hall, Leslie Hedrick BACK ROW: Dawn Clark, Teresa Hagerman, Lisa Lutts, Tammy Robinson, Lori Hornback, Tammy Powell, Natalie West, Susan Norene 191 Sigma Kappa ,XQQ PW fix an M .XV- A , Wh. SPCDRTS GQILEQLQES In the long run They already had four Sun Belt Titles behind Therng They had Team work and Three Talented South Africans. However, WesTern's cross-coun- Try Team was still considered The underdogs as They faced The UniversiTy of SouTh Florida in The Sun Belt Tournament. by Andy Lyons A hoop full ot hopes Since Paul Sanderford became head coach in 4982, The Lady Tops had enjoyed five straight years of 20-win seasons, Three consecutive Trips To The NCAA Tournament, Two Trips To The Final Four and a 427-37 record. by Erlc WO9hl6l' Court motions Murray Arnold had coached football and base- ball, but basketball was his True love. AfTer 30 years of round ball under his belt, Arnold sTill sees The game as an exciring sport To play, pracTice and watch. by Stephanie Schilling A rugged reunion Beer, blood and blankets all played a role in The sixTh annual Banshee Classic. This cold and windy rugby Tournament gave fans a chance To watch The rough sport while They got Together and had a festive Time. by Eric woenler I 93 Spam Divider harlie Daniel went into the 1986 volleyball season with a bold schedule and a bold attitude. "We have the strongest schedule ever, but we hope we have the strong- est team ever," the coach said. "I hope the tough competition pays dividends for the Sun Belt Tournament at the end." That tough schedule was headed by Tennessee, a perennial top-zo team, Louisville, the University of Kentucky, Eastern Kentucky, South- east Missouri and the strongest Sun Belt Conference field the Toppers had faced in their three years of con- ference play, Daniel said. The promising outlook was fueled by the return of young but exper- ienced players. These players had been members of a successful team the pre- vious season-one that came on strong near the end to finish third in the Sun Belt race. After getting off to a slow start, Western's team began to fulfill some of the potential Daniel had seen in the squad at the beginning of the season. Western took a 3-6 record into the Topper Tournament at Diddle Are- na, and the team came out with an even 8-8 mark and a second-place fin- ish. "It was our best serving and our best hitting of the season," senior Tamlyn Nelson said. "We pulled all of it together after all that work." But the wins only teased the Top- pers. After a road loss to Murray State on Sept. 30, Western went into a month-long skid that started in Mo- bile, Ala., at the Mid-Season Sun Belt Conference Tournament. The Toppers lost five of six in Mo- bile, earning the bottom seed for the Sun Belt Tournament in mid-Novem- ber. Then, in Tampa, Fla., at the Cen- tral Florida Invitational, Western was swept in four matches. On Oct. 2I at Austin Peay, itllfiel Toppers lost the 12th of their last I4 matches. In all, Western lost I2 of I5 in Cctober-14 of which were on the road. A frustrated Daniel watched his team's record slide to 1 1-22 on Nov. 4 against Tennessee Tech. "We played with this team, we l IQ4 S ports At the Western Coca-Cola Classic in Diddle Arena, Western's middle-blocker, Tamlyn Nel- son, a senior from Louisville, eyes the ball after it passes her. Western played Butler University in the tournament. net profit played well,,' he said. "Skill isn't the problem. We're better than they are, but we lost." Things finally began to brighten for Western when the team traveled to New Orleans and won two of four matches to place third. "I think a lot of it is attitude," sophomore Dedre Nelson said. "We finally decided to win and not just play with teams. We made that extra push to win the games." Western went into the Sun Belt Conference Tournament in Rich- mond, Va., as the bottom seed. The Toppers lost in the first round of the double elimination tournament to Alabama-Birmingham. The greatly-improved conference slate pounded Western's team, and the Toppers could not match the suc- cess they had enjoyed the year before. The team slid to a sixth-place finish in the conference with a 13-26 record. But the Toppers did get a taste of victory when Jacksonville sent West- ern home with a win in the losers' bracket. "We gave both UAB and Jackson- ville a good match," Daniel said. "We just couldn't put up the points when we needed them. "But then there's not too many teams that can end their season with a win," he said. After the season had ended, honors provided a bright spot as two Toppers earned Sun Belt Conference laurels. Louisville sophomore Tamlyn Nelson was named All-SBC second-team, while Teresa Harrison, a senior from French Lick, Incl., was given all-con- ference honorable mention.l -Story by Eric Woehler -Photos by Tim Broekema .Q- i E I l 1 l Front row: Dedre Nelson, Mary Beth Dornacher, Cindy Edlin, Tammi jo Driver, Donna Inghram, linger Mant, Stephanie Cowden, Suzanne Wilson. Back row: Coach Charlie Daniel, Assistant Coach Melina Helton, Shannon Wright, Jolie Lewis, Tamlyn Nelson, Teresa Harrison, Ann Robinson, Trainer Dan Brennan. During the championship game of the Topper Tournament held in Diddle Arena, Donna Inghram, a Louisville senior, takes a drink of water. Western lost the championship game. Volleyball WON I0 LOST 21 Louisville .................... Eastern Kentucky ......... Morehead State ......., Evansville ...,........... Memphis State ..... Tennessee .......... Butler .......... ........... UAB .............................. The Topper Tournament in Diddle Arena features Nelson and Teresa Harrison, a senior from Indianapolis, Ind., working together to return a volley. Western played Kentucky Wes- leyan. 2-3 ......o-3 ......2-3 3-o 1-3 ......o-3 ...,.,z-3 Middle Tenn. State ......... .......,.. 3 -1 Austin Peay .............. SE Missouri State ........ Tennessee State ........ Kentucky Wesleyan ...... Murray State ............ Southern Indiana ..... SE Missouri State ........ Murray State .................... Va. Commonwealth ......... UNC Charlotte ............ South Florida ........ South Alabama ...,..... UAB .................. Jacksonville .,...... Evansville ........ Rollins ........................ Central Florida .............. Florida International ........ ......2-O .. I-2 ..2-O ..2-O 2-I ..o-2 1-3 1 3 ......o 3 1-3 3-1 3-2 ......2-3 1-3 1-3 Stetson ................ .... ....... .......... o - 3 Austin Peay ........,.,... Eastern Kentucky ......... Morehead .................. 2-3 1-3 ......o-3 I 95 Volleyball bout 8,000 feet splattered through a steady drizzle and wet leaves Oct. 25 in the seventh annual Wendy's 1 0K Classic. The fastest feet belonged to 34- year-old Nick Rose, a former cross country All-American at Western. He ran the slick 6.2-mile course in 28:29. Billed as one of the IOP-25 road races in the nation, the race brought elite runners to Bowling Green. "Without question, the 1986 Wendy's Classic is the best race I have ever raced in," said Rose, a five-time winner. "The set-up, the professional attitude, the fun, and all the special race features are not matched any- 1 96 5 ports ' .. if nnsss 7 - .. ,ce I -Robert Pope oses for ose where else." Rose looked like a tired-but-relent- less prize fighter. The gray streaks in his hair showed his age, his first-place finish showed his experience. "Rose is one of those runners . . . fl-Ie isj such a seasoned veteran," said Dennis Reinke, a world-class runner and guest commentator for WBKO- TV. "This is his turf. I-le's probably a little more experienced than the other runners." For the first five miles, the race was a chase among Rose, Keith Brantly C1985 winnerj, and Martin Brewer, a 30-year-old runner from Louisville. The chase ended in the final quar- ter-mile when Rose pulled away from M 1 1 + ' 1 ...mn U' ' 'I Ms!! V 'D' pn ' the pack. Applause followed him as he ran the final stretch, breaking the tape I at 28:29 and matching Brantly's win- ning time in 1985. Brewer finished second at 28:32 and Brantly finished third at 28:36. "It's getting tougher and tougher to win here," said Rose, a 1977 West- ern graduate. "I had to push it from the word go. "Had the race been anywhere else except for Bowling Green, it would be doubtful if I'd won," he said. "I was running with fright for the last two miles. I had played all my cards. It was really nice to see the finish line." Sabrina Dornhoefer, the women's champion, agreed it was nice to win. This was her first IOK race. She ran in 33:17, outdistancing Sue Schrofder, 21, of Ann Arbor, Mich., by 41 sec- onds. "I didn't know what to expect in my first IOK. I had the feel of what I was doing after the first couple of miles," said Dornhoefer, a 22-year-old runner from Columbia, Mo. Jenni Peters, the 1985 winner, didn't finish the race. She stumbled and dropped out in the first few miles. "She went down hard," Dorn- hoefer said. "I was nervous because she might have gotten up and come up behind me." The Classic was the first race in America to test runners for drug use. 4- I Q '7 E E, X X gi -n-n ,fa- . a a ,f 07131 s if g " v yi N553 a-...W ag: --:flaw-M .-v-Mia: -fww11wm...f,.,.,wf,.,.W-ia . in G? 1--L .vi s- ,X 6 if Q Y za X f x np- 39-1 f T 'Vs . e Urine tests were done on the first three finishers in the men's and wom- en's races, and on two randomly select- ed runners who placed from fourth to 25th. The race wasn't only for run- ners. As the competitors crossed the finish line and chugged, slumped or dragged down the chute, they were greeted by energetic sorority members who gave them their ticket of finish. Wendy's restaurant set up 4,000 meals-a chicken sandwich, potato chips, a Coke and a piece of fruit, for the runners. At the Greenwood Executive Inn, the "Health Fitness Expo '86" was presented. The open house exhibited fitness products from national and lo- -Tim Broekema 'al manufacturers. Some of the high- lights included free refreshments, door prize drawings and give-aways, continuous entertainment, videos from the 1985 race and fitness demon- strations. Race director Dave Mason said the race was a success despite the rain. "The thing we emphasize most, and always have, is the special feeling that all runners take from the race and their weekend in Bowling Green." I -Story by Lynn Hoppes At the finish of the one-mile "fun run," Kirk Orndorff waits for a friend. The 8 year old was from Russellville. -ff, Winner Nick Rose pulls away from the rest of the pack with just a little more than two- tenths of a mile left. Rose ran the 6.2-mile course in 28:29. -Tim Broekema -James Borchuck After completing the ioK, Mick Vest rests at the finish line. Advertised as one of the top- z5 road races, it attracted elite runners to Bowl- ing Green. . 42 GSK FIN! ve 7 5 L, 5... N-an '19 "un N ,,3.g1,,, . ., .Mw- N -4 X s. , ' Y wg- . . . iff., A ,q w . psf. Pulling his own WEIGHT 198 Sports n a normal day, Lee Towne rolled out of bed around 7:30 a.m. and started off with a hearty breakfast of vitamin supplements and a protein drink. He spent his morning and early afternoon in senior-level finance and accounting classes. Then, about 2:30 he headed home, ate a small lunch and an hour later was off to the Body Exchange or the House of Fitness to lift weights. After two hours of lifting, Towne went back home to study and eat some supper-usually a piece of chicken or a sandwich. For a nightcap, Towne ran a mile, ate some more vitamin supplements and did too sit-ups. "It's a pretty busy day," the senior finance major said. 'Tm just as strict about not missing workouts as any other athlete is about missing practices." 561 ig His schedule wasn't always so struc- tured, of course. "Sometimes I'll splurge and eat some cafeteria food." Towne started lifting weights in his freshman year at Madisonville High School to make his 5'7", 126-pound frame bigger for football season. He entered his first body-building meet a year later and was hooked. He got into several meets in high school and in 1982 got his first big win as he took third place at the Mr. Dixie Teenage Southern United States in Chattanooga. At the Mr. Southern Kentucky meet in October at the Capitol Arts Center, Towne placed fourth in his division-junior short. Since Towne came to Western, he has entered fewer matches because of his classwork but has continued to work out and reached his highest weight last summer at 198 lbs. "To go from 126 to 198 in five years is pretty quick," Towne said. That's a lot of different clothes sizes and a lot of money to spend on clothes a short period of time." Towne was back down to 172 lbs. which he said was about his ideal weight for competitions. "I try to stay pretty symmetrical, but my thighs seem to grow quicker and stay pretty lean though." In an eight-week preparation peri- od for a meet, Towne changed his diet to less fats and more carbohydrates and proteins. He said he didn,t neces- sarily avoid calories, just refined sugars and fats. Towne said his practice schedule did not interfere with his classwork. "I think it helps my grades because it keeps me from partying. I'll miss workouts for tests-school always comes first-but, that's about the only thing I'll miss a workout for." Towne said his goal was to become a business consultant but that he's 4 I 4 I sl.. ll ' ...- never going to totally give up body- ibuilding. "I really don't know that I want to compete forever, but I never want to be in less shape than I am now. You go to the beach and you see people trying to hold a book over their stom- ach. I don't want to ever have to do that. I always want to be proud of what I got." I -Story by Eric Woehler -Photos by Mike Kiernan Showing his form, Lee Towne, Madisonville senior, competes in the Mr. and Ms. Southern Kentucky Body Building Championship. He placed fourth in the junior short class. l,..,a.,...,w-ww .. ..-woot 4-C7 sultan - ' II 'Q 3 , . , . W N.. , ,aaa-'fi , W- 31 1355, . . x . M W 3: ,-I.. 'Zi' Lf-, . , 4,-4 , .,A,,.,f,... mv I 7,-gg! 317 5432 a,1w'5F'f ' ' JZ' fi V ,, A. ,??s',?f , ,431-4 3 +11-L? Y At the Body Exchange, Towne reads a fitness magazine while riding a life cycle. He tried to maintain a weight of 172 lbs. for competitions. While working out, Towne uses the behind- the-neck press. He worked out six days a week with each session lasting between one and one- half to two hours long. 199 Body Bmldev Through a curtain of Spanish moss hanging on a tree, Tarilcu Bulto, a freshman from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, runs while a South Alabama runner follows. Bulto won the conference meet, making him the 1986 champion, 200 Spam ,mg Y -sf-sw, .. T' k I , Y 1 Y5.',,"f"9s 'In 1 Wh' i In th long run three new top runners, it was only a matter of time before the men's cross country team achieved great ith the emergence of things. In addition, the women's team came into its own and gained a new measure of respect. The harriers, or cross country run- ners, started their season with a first- place finish in the Southern Indiana Invitational. Tariku Bulto, a 26-year-old fresh- man from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, led the men's team with a record-breaking performance when he finished in first place. Kevin Banks, a junior from Durbin, South Africa, was second. The Toppers again placed first in their next race, the WKU Hall of Fame Invitational. Bulto, Banks and Victor Ngubeni, a freshman from Natal, South Africa, ran together for four miles before Bulto pulled away to win. Ngubeni and Banks followed close behind to finish second and third respectively. "I wanted to break the course re- cord, but it was very wet," Bulto said. Banks felt proud that runners from his home country had represented the team so well. "It was great to havetwo other "Winning the Sun Belt as an un- Africans and my- self leading the home meets, rather be the favorite but any win Banks Said- is still sweetf, Coach Curtiss Long said he was' quite pleased with the "quality effort" shown by his three prize runners. Following a first-place finish at the UT-Chattanooga Invitational, in which Bulto again broke the course record and finished first, the harriers traveled to the Indiana Invitational in Bloomington, Ind. derdog was a great joy. I would - Coach Curtiss Long The team suffered its first loss of the season to a determined Indiana team, partly because members were forced to run through water that stood I5 inches deep in places. Bulto also suffered his first loss as a collegiate runner to Danny Hender- son, who ran unattached for Athletics West. Despite los- ing, Coach Long was pleased that his team held up reasonably well against such tough competi- tion. "This was the first time Tariku and the team were challenged, and they answered a lot of questions for me today," Long said. Two weeks later, another question was answered for Long at the Vander- bilt Invitational. Bernard O'Sullivan, a junior from Ireland, finished seventh for the team in his best race as a collegiate cross country runner. The finish enabled him to make the trip to the Sun Belt cross country meet. "Bernard finally realized that cross country was not as hard as he thought. This race is a good confi- dence builder for him,,' Long said. Although the Toppers were not expected to keep their title as Sun Belt conference champs, the team trounced favorite South Florida to win its fifth title in as many years. Bulto again led the team by captur- ing the individual title and setting a new course record in the process. The rest of the WKU attack was lead by Ngubeni and Banks, who fin- ished fourth and fifth respectively, while fellow South African Philip Ryan, a senior, earned his third All- Conference honor by finishing sixth. O'Sullivan rounded out the top five by placing 11th for the team., In the Western Kentucky University Hall of Fame Run, Louisville sophomore Barry White competes for position with his opponents. The Hilltoppers won their own conference cross country meet. 201 Cross Country V l Cross Country MEN Southern Indiana Invitational ...... ........ I st of 8 1 I WKU Hall of Fame Invitational ...... ........ I st of 5 G I1 I1 cont. p U.T. Chattanooga Invitational ....,.. ...... 1 st of 21 Indiana Invitational ...... ...... 2 nd of 6 t2i..EF?ta3ii? 52215 I92Fpi.?.?.bg.?.a?.ki.t?,ittgissgig --a-'- tt------ I St Of- Vffo isijifpjljsijjlai ie fog? if of 8 gmt fem- Sunbelt championship ...... ...,.. ..,..... I S tof 7 Sulffviinlliigciriieffieseit as an funfffnffffirif' ffiabvilillfadiiaiflf i NCAA District 3 ChamPi0nShiP --"'- ----'--' 7 th of 30 derdog was a great joy. I would rather be the favorite, but any win is still sweet," he said. Western finished its season with a seventh-place finish in the NCAA District III race. With two of WKU's top runners ailing and not running to form, the team was led by Ryan who finished 1 Xfiaaj , After finishing in the Sun Belt Tournament, Kevin Banks, a junior from Natal, South Afri- ca, receives a hug from his teammate, sopho- more Debbie Meece. Banks placed fifth in the meet. Finishing the race, Vine Grove senior Mike lVlclVlal'1an gets water poured over him. McMa- hon was cooling off after a great finish in the conference cross country meet. 202 Spam run Ioo percent, and it showed in their disappointing 34th- and 56th- place finishes," Long said. With many runners returning next season, the team was looking forward to winning their sixth-straight Sun Belt title and attempting to qualify for the national NCAA cross country meet. il Long summed up the season when he said, "Here at Western we are for- tunate year-in and year-out to have quality runners who perform to their best talent, and this year was no differ- ent.', The women's cross country team, also coached by Long, began the sea- son intent on defending its Sun Belt title despite increased competition in the conference. The team got off to a good start with a first-place finish at the South- ern Indiana Invitational. Led by Madisonville junior Andrea Webster, the women placed five run- -I J WOMEN Southern Indiana Invitational .......... .......ISl of 2 W.K.U. Hall of Fame Invitational ....... ..... 2 nd of 4 U.T. Chattanooga Invitational ..... I Indiana Invitational ........ Vanderbilt Invitational ........ Sunbelt Championship ........ ...... .....ISt of II .......8th of II ......2nd of to .......1st of 7 NCAA District 3 Championship ....... ........ I 6th of 29 ners in the top seven. The team raced next in its own WKU Invitational. Despite placing Ontario junior Kathi Morland in third and Kitty Davidson, a junior from Greenbriar, Tenn., in fourth, the women lost the team title to Southeast Missouri by four points. "It was tough to lose, but at least we were that close," Davidson said. The women eventually got the op- portunity to defend their Sun Belt crown. Led by Davidson's fifth-, Mor- land's sixth- and Webster's seventh- place finishes, they soundly defeated their competitors. 5 'glial' AH" W8 Rounding out the top five were Meliosa McIntyre from Charlestown, Ireland, in loth and Michele Leasor of Shepherdsville in 11th. "The lcey to us repeating was that we ran as a team. We've matured a lot, and it helped us come together," Lau- ra Gluf, a Hicksville, N.Y., junior, said. After finishing I Ith last year in the district race, the women dropped to 16th this year. "The competition was tougher, and the training we had done throughout the year caught up with us,,' Long said. "The women's team is a journey for us. Each year they get better and better." Gluf also expressed faith in the fu- ture of her team. "Next year we want to prove to Coach Long and to ourselves that we can finish in the top IO in the dis- tricts." I -Photos by Andy Lyons -Story by Andy Lyons 1511.1 K? Muddy shoes and wet clothes set tl'e mood for a wet Sun Belt Conference Tournament. Despite the bad weather conditions, Western's cross country team won the meet for the fifth consecutive year. l 'Ii' tt' Y Bob Skxpprr Front row: Michele Leasor, Debbie Meece, Kitty Davidson. Back row: Laura Gluf, Wendy Eubanlcs, Meliosa McIntyre, Andrea Webster. 203 Cross Country ,-- I V 5 ' ' C U' if Q'L'f1'4' 2 ww '17,-ff H . - Q .aw--yang, vs' 2 - A ., V . - ,ff,,d', Q 2 .59g,,,,f,4.,w.a.w.4-ma' ,h,.-5i,i514.114y i , .i - , w'1w.0 h f , IT APY' if J fff l 'I A' lfglgkf 1 A -, -n-4,9-,fain ' 5-1fH'f'1' A- '-QQ: qw! 1933325 32 1 1, abil' "f'I5 -9 rzxifaa Lf' Y- a ,f , ,. , .,, ,, -,Vw up .T v,"'91' ."- ., .13 J ., . ,,-" ' - 1' 74' . A i ""f at-'fi' in I 1 7 jam Bryan, - fame: Borchuck In the WKU Invitational Soccer Tourna- After scoring Western's winning goal in the ment, Western's forward Luis Llontop m0VeS final of the WKU Invitational Tournament, around a Memphis State midfielder. Western Louisville junior Bruce Eisert gets a hug from won the tournament for the first time in three Lexington senior Robert Dickinson. The season years. ended I5-6-2. Soccer WON 15 LOST 6 TIED 2 Akron ................................. 5' .............................................. ..... o -3 Bowling Green State ..... ,,,,, 0 -0 Q00 Bellarmine .................. .,,,, 3 -0 Louisville ........ ,..... .....,. ,,,,, 1 - I cot, Ilsiantuclcy Wesleyan ..... ..... 2 -I Q J ' M arquette ................ ,,,,, 0 -2 Central Michigan ................ ,,,,, 2 .1 Alabama at Birmin ham ...... ,,,,, 6 -0 Memphis State ...... ......... .... I -o fotj jacksonville .......... ,,,, I -3 Centre ............ ,,,, 2 -1 Dayton ..... ,,,,,,, 6 -1 Evansville ....... ,.,,,., 0 -2 Brescia ................... ....... 2 -o Tennessee Tech ...... ....... 9 -o Berea ................... ,,,,,,, 7 -0 Miami fOhioj ........... ....... 2 -3 Loyola of Chicago ....... ....... 3 -1 fotj Asbury ..................... ....... 4 Jo Vanderbilt ............................................ ....... 4 -o Sun Belt Conference Tournament South Alabama ................................. ....... 2 -I w , J Virginia Commonwealth ........ ....... 1 -o ffi f x South Florida ....................... ....... 1 -2 ,' I A if f -t , , 5- gtg : 1 rosa- M7 at 204 ' SPOrtx A '- 'ff'5J': I l H -I 1 i 3 5 l l It s one for the record great season for some But for Western soc- cer coach David Holmes, winning I5 g2lmCS WHS If 99 I teams would be zo-o. just fine considering soccer was "such a rough sport." "It's so physically demanding," said Holmes, the third-year coach. "Luckily, we peaked at the right time - the end of the season." Western ended the year with a sparkling 15-6-2 record, losing 2-1 to South Florida in the Sun Belt final Nov. 9. "We had a successful season," Holmes said. "The win in the Sun Belt tournament was very rewarding." In the Memphis State game, defender Pat- rick Dilts, an Elizabethtown sophomore, uses his head to pass a ball. After fighting for the first and only goal, Western won the game in overtime. - Hal Smith Although the Hilltoppers lost in the finals of the championship, Holmes said, "It's nice to end the sea- son on an upswingf' In the tournament, Holmes' squad beat South Alabama 2-1 and Virginia Commonwealth 1-o before bowing to South Florida. The Hilltoppers had a tough sea- son, Holmes said. The strikers had five overtime matches, winning three and tying two. During one stretch in October, Western won three consecutive matches and blanked the opposition of Brescia College, Tennessee Tech and Berea College - 16-o, over that span. Western also faced two Division I Top 20 teams - Akron and Evans- ville. But they lost both. In addition to posting its best re- cord, Western broke marks for the ff' ' . .F ' N 'fi . A a, . i 1 I . f '4 il-. 'W A T . . 1 ,flu ,V ,' , - at Q 1 1 ,i 8 Y ' .. vi Q 3-1 , -4--A' 11' i ff W, Q in tr I ig 1, " Q If , Q 1 .4 -. J -gr most games played fzgj, most games won f15j, best winning percentage f.652j, most goals scored in a season KSQJ, fewest goals allowed in a season fzzj, most shutouts LIC, and lowest goals allowed average LQIJ. Next season might be a different story, Holmes said, since the Hilltop- pers graduated four "great seniors from the squad." Forwards Mecit Koydemir and Rick Bergen and de- fenders Chris Lindsay and Robert Dickinson will never again wear a Topper uniform. Dickinson said it was "a lot of fun playing with such talented playersf' "We had IO other players who were just as good as I was," he said. "We didn't have any weaknesses." Koydemir ended his Hilltopper ca- reer as the conference's leading scorer. The forward scored I9 goals and add- ed six assists for a season total of 44 points. Koydemir was a two-year member of the Sun Belt's All-Tournament Team. He also became Western's all- time leading scorer, tallying 40 goals and I2 assists. "We've got to find somebody who can score zo goals for next season," Holmes said. "I don't know how - either by getting a transfer or a new player." Lindsay, an Evansville, Ind., native, played in 72 games at Western. He "specializes in defending the opposi- tionis biggest scoring threatf' Holmes said. Dickinson, a Lexington product, played in 78 games, starting 64 of those, a school mark. "We were really pleased with our season. Everybody had fun," Dickin- son said. "It was fun going out and winning that many games and doing well in the Sun Belt Tournament." Bergen scored IO goals during his career. An Oldham County High School graduate, Bergen was a mem- ber of the Western Invitational All- Tourney team his junior year. "It's not easy trying to replace four great seniors," Holmes said. "They all had great seasons. They were our lead- ers." Although he was losing many top players, Holmes was confident for next season. "With us having a great year - setting many records - we will be upbeatf, Dickinson said he would miss the game of soccer. 'Tm sure I'll play again some time, but right now I'm trying to get back into my schoolwork," he said. "But next season it will be hard to sit in the stands." I -Swfy by I-YM H0PPe5 Front row: Chris Poulos, Bruce Eisert, Robert Dickinson, Chris Lindsay, Merit Koydemir, Rick Bergen, Patrick Dilts, Lee Walton. Second row: Mark Linder ftrainerj, Cindy McCormick fmanagerj, Dan Gilstrap, Tim Wolz, Mike Irby, Todd Rittenberry, Ramin Ranjbar, Lanny Hall, Chris Grecco, Pat Black, Luis Llontop, Head Coach David Holmes. Back row: Rusty Franklin, Clint Payne, Mark Schindler, Johnny Hannah, Dan Chandler, Jody Carmack. 205 Soccer In fourth quarter action at Smith Stadium, Western's Calvin Edwards tackles Livingston running back Michael Bridges. Edwards was a sophomore linebacker from Williston, Fla. Defensive pressure applied by Western's james Edwards causes Livingston's Bobby Wil- liams to bobble the ball in a Livingston win at Smith Stadium. Despite the tough defensive maneuver, the pass was completed. lf? Yr Xa I 'Z " 'll U. v-'- fame: Vg, 4. .5 .Q W., Q +.W'itW if Y Q, S as if 206 Sport: X-N ik ,psf is i i, fi. A., him . Fr: v as ck, -E i FA .500 season missed I9 4 points i ,ut hy of th 'hi -Tim Broekema t first glance, Western's 4- 6-1 mark appeared to be just another losing record in a five-year line of losing records. When the Toppers were beaten on the second week of the season by a little-known Livingston, Ala., squad and then trounced the following Sat- urday by Louisville, a cloud seemed to be resting over what had begun as a Npromisingv season. To add to the gloom, with a .5oo season on the line going into the final game, the Hilltoppers blew the 11- point advantage they owned over Tennessee-Chattanooga and lost by four to close the year. "It was a hard way to end the sea- son," fourth-year coach Dave Roberts said. "Things didn't go as well as we expected them to," said junior quar- terback jeff Cesarone. "We wanted it four average, to be better than .5oo. That was one of our goals and when we didn't reach it, it really hurt." But what seemed to be overlooked was the fact that Western did face six opponents who were in the Division I- Topper quarterback jeff Cesarone, a junior from Geneva, Ill., tries to elude the grasp of Tennessee Stateys Charles Buchanan. Western lost the game 25-3 to the seventh-ranked Tigers at Dudley Field. -Sam Upsbaw jr. oal 8 AA playoffs, drawing a tie with one fMurray State, and beating another fEastern Kentuckyl. "We've learned a lot this season," Roberts said. "We're a much-im- proved team over the team we had two years ago. But we still have a way to go." Sophomore running back Vincel Anthony agreed that the season was a "disappointment" as far as the won- loss record was concerned, "But it broadened our outlook for the fu- ture," he said. Western went into the season with an optimistic outlook. After all, the Toppers had experience on their side with 36 upperclassmen returning. The offense was blessed with an extremely potent air attack, due large- ly to the able arm of Cesarone and the sure hands of senior wide reciever Keith Paskert. On the other side of the line, junior linebacker Neil Fatkin said the de- fense was uI0 times better" than the 1985 unit. The Toppers' first game did noth- ing to dispel that optimism as West- ern thumped Gardner-Webb, 35-13. Webb led Western in the first quarter during which neither team looked sharp. But Western soon turned the game into a route, scor- 5 in 207 Football aaa he f .es 'L Goal cont. ing 35 unanswered points. Sophomore running back joe Ar- nold rolled up III yards on just IO carried to lead Western's attack. Gardner-Webb added a touch- down in the second half, but it was too little and too late to beat the Toppers. On the following Saturday a virtu- ally unknown Livingston squad out- scrapped its way to a 23-21 win over Western. In the second quarter, tailback Pe- dro Bacon took a hand-off at the one- yard line and raced the remaining 99 to put the Toppers ahead, 14-7. The Tigers tied it at I4 on a 50- yard pass, and then the opposition took a six-point lead on a 67-yard punt return that set up a two-yard touch- down plunge by PJ. Cromer. WKU's Kelvin Nedd thought he had tied the game on the ensuing kick- off as he surged down the vacant field toward the endzone. However, 70 yards behind him the game had been halted due to a holding penalty on the Toppers. The score stayed 20-14 at halftime. Senior Billy Haynes' blocked punt and recovery in the endzone gave Western its final lead of the day. On the first play of the final quar- ter, Cesarone fumbled, giving Living- ston possession of the ball. The Tigers then added another three points, pro- viding the winning margin, 23-21. "We started out with some small schools and didn't play with the inten- sity we sould have," Cesarone said. "This set the tone for the whole sea- son, and we lost some games we really should have won." The Toppers gave Louisville no ! ,E -. 4 'Hr .1 . .2 1 O f "i3'3f3:,'-2 .-, . , Awfvwwwiwavwwa contest as the Cardinals rolled to a 45- 13 romp. Western only mounted three .scoring threats, two of which resulted in field goals and a third that merited only a punt. 1 Scoring was again scarce at Murray State where Western drew a 10-10 tie with the Racers. Cesarone nailed 23 of 135 passes for 145 yards in the game. , "Jeff is playing better football," Roberts said. "But we still haven't put it all together." "Our football team has been play- 'ing extremely hard," he said. "We just haven't always played that smart." On the following Saturday against arch-rival Eastern Kentucky, the of- fense was consistent-consistently brilliant as the Toppers pulled the up- set at Smith Stadium, 24-10. "The game was real emotional," said Anthony. "We were the under- dogs, but, historically, being at home has made us the favoritesf' Western's offense rolled up 437 yards against the Colonels' then top- A fumble, Caused by Western running back Vincel Anthony, leaves Austin Peay wide re- ceiver Fred Motes watching the ball. The loose ball helped Western win 34-20 at Austin Peay. During the EKU game, Topper noseguard Denny Caple shoves his hand into the face of Eastern's lVlike Kelly. Caple was trying to pene- trate the offensive line. ranked Division I-AA defense. Cesarone gave the Western team its offensive punch, completing 26 of 38 passes for 396 yards. Paskett snared three of those passes for 98 yards. One 44-yard reception came on the second play from scrimmage for the Toppers. It was the gem of an 80- yard, nine-play drive that was capped with Robert Coates catching a touch- down pass. "I told them the second play of the game was either going to be a TD or an interception. It wasn't a TD, but it got us going," said a jubilant Roberts. The Colonels tied it in the second quarter but then never could equal the Tops again. After a week off, the Tops went south to play another Division I-AA power, Tennessee State. The Tigers found the best defense for Western's Cesarone was to not let him get a pass off. And on IO occa- sions, Tennessee State found the seam in Western's line and sacked the ju- nior quarterback t0 pave the way to a 25-3 win. Western evened its record at 3-3-1 the next week with a 34-20 win over Austin Peay. It was, surprisingly, the running game that keyed the win. Arnold led the ground attack with 21 carries for 169 yards. On the open- ing kickoff of the second half, he took the ball QI yards for a touchdown. The passing game was quiet as Ce- sarone was held to 48 yards. I-le passed only nine completions until the Top- pers' final drive when he scorched the Governors for 92 yards on five of sev- en passes! T Football WON 4 L0s'r 6 Tn:-so 1 Gardner-Webb ...... .................,..................................,... ..... 3 5-13 Livingston. ..... Louisville ............ Murray State ....... Eastern Ky. ...... . Tennessee St. ..... . Austin Peay ............ Georgia Southern ........ , Boston University ....... Eastern Illin0is.................. Tennessee-Chattanooga 21-23 06-45 to-xo 24-10 03-25 34-zo 32-49 z8-07 I8-35 17-ar :IP 44' i - Gary Clark - Tim Broekema In Western's 24-10 win over rival Eastern Kentucky, Colonels' tailback james Crawford gets sandwiched between WKU,s Walter Lov- ing and Calvin Edwards. The home game was an upset. 209 Football 41.17 IX 4'-J R "1 v L 1, i Yami PQ it Jim e if of 1 ' , "' Q in I W, waz? M 'jf L g ,, if ,M 3, W I A, I ,af 5? fe i , Q T Q if 7 s H a 'N 49""'s ff-5,4 After getting tripped, defensive end Walter Loving, a Woodridge, Va., sophomore, misses Louisville quarterback Jay Gruden. The game was Louisville's home season opener. In Nasl1ville's Vanderbilt Stadium, a Ten- nessee State quarterback attempts to get a pass away while Loving tries to go for the taclcle. Tennessee State University Tigers beat the Toppers, 25-3. --M-auif' rv nl: -james Barchutk Goal Cont. "It's nice to know you can either run or pass," offensive tackle Steve Walsh said. "Either run or pass" certainly ap- plied the following week. Unfortu- nately, it was Georgia Southern which benefitted from the option as the Ea- gles spoiled Western's homecoming, 49'32- Georgia Southern quarterback Tracy Harn became the first player in the history of college football to rush for 3,ooo yards and pass for 5,ooo. He victimized Western for 119 on the ground and 219 through the air. "It was frustrating because he made you look foolish on the field," said defensive end Walter Loving. "I can't remember coaching against a better athlete," Roberts said. "I know who I'm going to vote for All- X44 j,.'9'l'. , 1 -Tim B106kU'l4 American." Despite the loss, Roberts expressed an interest in getting a rivalry going with Southem. "Our players told us they're a fun team to play," he said. "They knock you down and then pick you back up." The Toppers didn't gt knocked After a rough homecoming game against Georgia Southem, Billy Haynes, a Henderson senior, plays with his 9-year-old brother joey. Haynes played free safety, making sure no one completed a long pass. In the Sept. zo game against University of Louisville, a Louisville blocker overpowers Top- per linebacker Calvin Edwards, a sophomore from Williston, Fla. The Cardinals brutalized Western, 45-6. kk x ge im ' 3 -'N "The defense came back strong," he said as the unit held Boston to 46 yards the second half. Missed opportunities killed West- ern the following week against Eastem Hlinois as the Toppers lost, 35-18. Three missed extra points and an intercepted pass 1 1 yards from scoring .. X' A' 'LEXIS ig down as much as they slipped down in West- ern's 28-7 win over Boston Uni- versity on the r a i n - s o a k e d Smith Stadium field. Western "We push so hard to try to get over the hump and were close to making it, but we aren't there yet." -Coach Dave Roberts ruined hopes of Western upset- ting the playoff- bound Panthers. C e s a r o n e went to the air 57 times, complet- ing 33 of them for 395 yards. could do no better than a 7-7 tie at halftime but then erupted for three second half touchdowns-all by Ar- nold. "We just made a few comments at halftime to let the defense know we weren't playing well," Roberts said. Paskett caught II of those for 186 yards. But, he paid a price. "He could hardly walk in the end," Roberts said about the bone-crushing tackles endured by his wide receiver. Westem went into the season's fi- nal week with a 4-5-1 record-an op- O .4 ..lJ -Gary Clark portunity to gain a winning season for the first time in five years. But it wasn't to be. After building a 17-6 lead early in the third quarter, the Toppers lost to Tennessee-Chat- tanooga, 21-17. "We couldn't hold our own, and we just got beat," Roberts said. For Western's ro graduating sen- iors, it was a tough loss-and a tough season. "I wish we could have won it for them, but we couldn't," Roberts said. "We push so hard to try to get over the hump-and we're close to making it, but we aren't there yet." Anthony felt that the upcoming season had a more prosperous outlook. "I would think that it could be a different story," he said, "because of the experience and unity . . . and the belief in what we can do."l -story by Eric Wahl.- 2 I I Football FF' hr' i A Ju .Rv 1,3 X 1 as 7,2-,,..Af,... ., a - -m:Q'f"?, 1 ,, -.1,,,,,. N .4 - ,,1x,A,57,33 - . -"'j.:. X fu -d-- , S. -md, if Following through on an overhead smash during a match with lVlurray's John Schneider, Ajay Deo, a freshman from India, comes frorh behind to win 2-6, 7-6, 6-4, in the last regular season match. Deo was Western's only winner as the Toppers lost 4-1. -Scott Wiseman A talented serve xperience and new talent helped the men's tennis team serve up a successful season, while the women battled injuries and illness to capture a winning record. Both teams ended their seasons finishing fifth in the Sun Belt Conference Tournaments. "What we do each year is we kind of gear our season around the Sun Belt Tournament," men's Coach Jeff True said. "So fifth place is not as good as we thought we would do, es- pecially based on our record." The men finished the regular sea- son ro-4 and missed fourth place by two points in the Sun Belt Tourna- ment. Alabama-Birmingham QUABQ fin- ished the tournament fourth with 42 points, and Western trailed with 40. Sun Belt champion South Florida led the field of eight with 66 points. "We had beaten UAB during the year, but yet they finished ahead of us in the tournament," the sixth-year coach said. "We may have, a little bit, underes- timated the strength of the conference going into fthe tournamentjf' he added. Despite finishing fifth in the tour- nament, True said the team and the individual players fared well in the season and the tournament. No. 1 player Scott Vowels, a Nash- ville, Tenn., junior, served his way to an 11-8 final record. At the No. 2 position, Matt Fones, a Franklin sen- ior, finished 8-9 with a 9-IO record overall. joining the team during the spring semester, freshman Ajay Deo, from India, played at four positions and finished 9-5. TENNIS "We had what I felt like was an excellent year . . . and no doubt Ajay Deo was part of the reason for that," True said. "I-Ie'd come all the way from India, and basically had no time to get ad- justed, but he had a really good year." The Sun Belt Tournament also had its brighter moments for Western players. "In the conference, maybe, fwe werej a little sub-par in terms of the third-place finish in the singles, Lutz at No. 4 and Bruton at No. 5. While the men were using their experience to win matches, the women were scrapping their way to an aver- age, but winning, season. "I don't think I have ever had as many injuries and sicknesses as we had this year," women's Coach Ray Rose said. "We just seemed to be beseeched by them." However, Rose said injuries were place," True said, "even though the performance was good." The No. 2 doubles duet of Roland Lutz, a Henderson sophomore, and Billy Jeff Burton, a Bowling Green junior, fought its way to the cham- pionship round but lost to South Flor- ida's Warren Atkinson and Grant Fitzwilliam, 6-1, 6-7, 6-3. The highest any Western player placed was sec- ond. Lutz and Burton also netted a -Mike Kiernan On Western's courts, Kim Hewlett, a senior from Waverly, Ohio, returns a backhand against a Tennessee State University player to beat her opponent 2-o. Western went on to shutout TSU, 9-o. not being used as an excuse for not bettering their 8-7 record. The loss of the No. 2 player, Eliza- bethtown sophomore Terri Stanfield, to a foot injury left a gap in the team's structure. Each player, except the No. 1 position, was forced to move up one space to fill Stanfield's place. "Everybody went out and played as hard as they could every time," Rose said. "But when you're playing one notch higher than you'd like to . . . I don't know what it could have been if we'd have had fStanfieldJ. "All in all I guess you'd just say it was just an average year. We didn't do anything real good or real bad." Some of the individual efforts throughout the season proved to be better than average, however. At the No. 4 position, Teresa Lisch, a senior from Springfield, Ohio, pounded out a 13-5 regular sea- son record, while Bowling Green sen- ior Lee Anne Murray, at No. 3, and Terre Haute, Ind., junior julie Ross, at Nos. 5 and 6, grabbed 1 1-7 records. First position player Kim Hewlett, a senior from Waverly, Ohio, finished at 8-IO. "Most everybody had a winning record for the spring-more than the 8-7 that the team was," Rose said. "It's just that we didn't put them together in some of the times." Western finished one spot higher than the previous year in the Sun Belt Conference Tournament, coming in at number five this year. Tournament play was the last collegiate action for five of the team's seven members: sen- iors Hewlett, Murray, Lisch, Mary Birch of Olney, Ill., and Gayle Sutton of jasper, Ind. "In view of Terri fStanfield'sj in- jury, we had about as good a year as we could have," Rose said. "It was a rewarding kind of year to say that we did as well as we did in spite of the adversity." I -Story by Rob McCracken MEN WON 10 LOST 4 Austin Peay ....... .. Easlem Kentucky Invitational. ........, .. ' David Lipscomb ..................,.....,..... Marion College .................. ..... , Indiana State ....... North Alabama ...... .. Murray State. .... .. UT-Martin ..... ............... Middle Tennessee ............. Trevecca College ..................... Alabama at Birmingham ..,.,....... Austin Peay ............. ............... Louisville .......... .... Middle Tennessee ........ Bellarmine ...............,.. Louisville ........... .... David Liscomb .......... Murray State ................ .. Sun Belt Toumament ...... ,.........3rd of 8 ..........z-7 ..........5-4 ..........5-4 ...,......canceled ..........4-5 .....canceled 5th of 8 WOMEN WON 8 LOST 7 Murray State ......,,.. Austin Peay ............ Memphis State ......,...., Louisiana Tech ,........... Arkansas State ........ Middle Tennessee ....... Murray State .......... Bradley .................,............, UT-Martin ........,..... ............ Alabama at Birmingham .,........ Tennessee Tech .................... Austin Peay ................. Tennessee Stare ...,.. Evansville ............. Sr. Mary's .,......... Louisville .......,.......... Middle Tennessee ,...... . .... Sun Belt Tournament ..... .......2-7 141 -5 4 Mtfancfled ..,....1-8 .. ........ .8-0 ,.,....7-1 .......7-1 ............canceled 5th of 7 2 1 3 Tennis A hoop full of hopes hey had become accus- tomed to winning. The Lady Toppers had enjoyed five straight years of 20-win seasons, three consecu- tive trips to the NCAA Tournament, two trips to the Final Four and a 127- 37 record since Paul Sanderford be- came head coach in 1982. "I think he has done a real great job," Charlene james, a senior from Dublin, Ga., said. "He put together all we had.', Continuing its tradition, Western battled what Sanderford called its toughest schedule since he had been with the Lady Toppers and came out with a 24-9 record and a trip to the National Collegiate Athletic Associ- ation Tournament in 1987. Tough defensive pressure against Vicki .Witherspoon of UNCC results in a blocking foul for Westem's Debbie O'Connell, a Ridge- wood, N.J., sophomore. O'Connell had three points and four assists. -Mike Kiernan "The season went pretty well con- sidering all we had to overcome," Lau- ra Ggles, a Scottsville senior and a forward on the team, said. "just about everybody on the team was injured at one time or another. Plus, there was a lot of rebuilding." Sanderford felt that the team had surpassed expectations. "You know, some people didn't ex- pect us to win 20 games this year," the coach said. "We had an excellent sea- son." The Lady Toppers opened the sea- son by hosting its own tournament- the Bowling Green Bank Invitational. Clemette Haskins, a Bowling Green senior, started her All-Ameri- can season with 23 points and II as- sists in Western's 86-76 first round win over Arkansas in the local tourna- ment. Whitesburg sophomore Brigette Combs paced the Lady Toppers in the championship game win over tourney- favorite james Madison, 54-53, with I5 points and II rebounds. In the next two games, the senior scored 41 points and dished off 28 assists, and Combs pulled away 23 re- bounds in consecutive wins over Mid- dle Tennessee and Morehead State. Then Western began to slide. Three straight losses against Van- derbilt, Southern Illinois and Iowa left the Lady Toppers with a 4-3 record. A win over Ohio pushed Western to 5-3 as 1986 ended. Western opened the new year in Hawaii at the Rainbow Wahine Invi- tational. Tandreia Green, a freshman from Washington, D.C., called the trip the highlight of the season. In the opening round of the tour- nament, the Lady Toppers hit the century mark for the first time against Portland State as Haskins scored 20 points to lead Western 101-67. The Lady Toppers then quickly disposed of the home team, Hawaii, 75-67. In the championship game, West- ern lost for the second time against Vanderbilt, 78-75. The Lady Toppers bounced back in Diddle Arena as Green scored 16 points and jerked eight rebounds to lead the Lady Toppers' win over ninth-ranked Penn State, 75-69. After the game, Sanderford said he was "beginning to wonder whether we were a IOP-20 team," but he was en- thused over his team's performance. Two more wins by the Lady Top- pers proved Sanderford's point as Western whipped Dayton, 78-52, and Utah, 77-53. "I don't think we're peaking,', San- derford said after the three straight wins, "but I do think we're getting better." However, his improving team wasn't enough to pull the upset against top-ranked Texas. The 18th- ranked Lady Longhorns nailed a very cold Western team, 63-41. Western lost much more than just the game against Texas. Haskins suf- fered a severe quadricep-tendon! A short jumper gives senior guard Susie Starks of Scottsville another two points for Western during second-half action against UNCC. Western won the game 91-69. 1 -Mike Kieman Sitting on the bench beside Madisonville freshman Tonya Wells, Susie Starks appears a bit dejected after a sub-par game. Starks fin- ished the Feb. 21 game against UNCC with eight points and two assists. 2 1 5 Women '1 basketball .,,.. ..- .,.., , ,E ..,- WV. , . J. -,. I-I stretch just above her right knee that kept her out of the lineup for three games and out of the starting five for another four games. Without their star point guard, the Lady Toppers clawed their way back from an 18-point deficit against Illi- nois State to beat the Lady Redbirds in Diddle Arena, 63-60. "We did all right when we realized Clemette Haskins was not going to come off the bench for us," Sander- ford said. Melinda Carlson, a senior center from Bowling Green, picked up the slack for her injured teammate, scor- ing 26-her career high-to lead the Lady Toppers past Tennessee Tech, 94-63- Western grabbed a win in its first Sun Belt game of the season with a 68- 53 triumph over South Florida in Ian- uary. Two blowouts in a IOW-Q9-63 over Tennessee State and 1o7-57 over hopes mm. Eastern Kentucky-raised Western's record to 15-5. "Our team is playing with a lot of confidence right now," Sanderford said. That confidence was humbled on the Lady Toppers' short road trip east as Western dropped a pair of confer- ence games to Old Dominion, 73-68, and Virginia Commonwealth, 81-73. Following his team's overtime loss to the Lady Rams, Sanderford said, "We're a tired basketball team. We've played so much we've just got to get our legs under us and go to work . . . I wish I had the answers." Western began to find those an- swers, reeling off eight straight wins to end the regular season. An 88-56 win at Diddle over Ala- bama-Birmingham evened the league record at 2-2. In only her second game back from a knee injury, Haskins be- gan to show signs of her past form with II assists and I2 points. Western went south to face Mem- phis State and nailed the Lady Tigers, 83-75. Haskins was responsible for 16 points. The Lady Toppers went into their final homestand of the season and gave the Diddle Arena faithfuls some- thing to cheer about with four wins. "It's nice to be at home for this stretch run," Sanderford said. Cincinnatti was the first victim, 94- 56, as Haskins continued her come- back with 18 points. She proved herself again two days later against Louisville. The senior poured in 30 points-the highest total in her career-to lead Western past the Lady Cardinals, 98-53. Haskins' fine game gave Sander- ford a break of sorts. "I didn't have to work hard at all,', Sanderford said. "I didn't perspire all night." Another no-sweat win by the Lady Toppers over conference-foe North Carolina Charlotte upped Western to 20-7. The final home game of the season gave the Lady Toppers and their fans something to cry about-not from the outcome, a 75-62 win over South Ala- bama, but because it was the last career home game for six Lady Toppers. "It was a combination of all my emotions," Haskins said. "I was hap- py, sad, everything. There were a thousand thingswrunning through my head." Haskins didn't allow her emotions to cloud her play. She scored 26 points and dished off five assists-giving her 7oo for her career total. Traci Patton, a junior from Nash- ville, Tenn., also played a fine game? In the game against the University of Utah, Scottsville senior Laura Ogles and Nashville, Tenn., junior Traci Patton go after a rebound. Westem won the game 77-53. -james Bonbuck She scored I5 points and had I5 re- bounds before fouling out with 1:23 remaining in the contest. "I wanted this one for the seniors," Patton said. One senior in particular. "Before the game, I told Melinda QCarlsonQ that whatever I had, it was hers," Patton said. Carlson had missed the last two games because of torn ligaments in her left leg. "Until she gets off her cast, that's the way it's gonna be," Patton said. "But she had better get it off quick because I can't keep this up." Patton did keep it up, though, scor- ing 29 points and grabbing 23 re- bounds in two straight wins that end- ed the regular season-82-61 over Murray State and 70-67 over West Virginia. Ogles said team camaraderie made the season an easier one. "Something a lot of people don't realize-we are a very close team," she said. "We're all good friends. That makes the year go a lot better no mat- ter whether you win or lose." The Lady Toppers spent the first weekend of spring break on the East Coast in Norfolk, Va., for the Sun Belt Tournament. The team beat UNC Charlotte in the first round, 80-47, but lost to South Alabama in the semifinals, 80- 75- As poetic justice, the Lady Toppers spent the last weekend of spring break in Los Angeles. After bypassing the first round of the NCAA Tourna- ment, Western faced Southern Cal, and lost, 81-69, to end its season with a record of 24-9. "We had it at the end of the sea- son, but then we had some injuries," Carlson said. "When that happened, we wanted to, but we just didn't be- lieve we could go back and do it again." I -Story by Eric Woehler L, w.,....... -Kathy Forrestn BASKETBALL WON 24 LOST 9 BOWLING GREEN BANK INVITATIONAL Arkansas .......................................................... james Madison... ..... Middle Tennessee ...... ........ Morehead State .......... ........ Vanderbilt ............... ........ Southern Illinois. ....... . Iowa ......................................................................... as-76 54-5 3 78-7 1 83-43 66-81 63-64 47-67 Ohio University .................................................... 85-63 RAINBOW WAHINE INVITATIONAL Portland State .........,......................................... 101-67 Hawaii ................. ........ 7 5-67 Vanderbilt ........... ........ 7 5-78 Penn State ....... ........ 7 5-69 Dayton ......... ........ 7 8-52 Utah ........ ........ 7 7-53 Texas .................... ........ 4 1-63 Illinois State ............ ........ 6 3-60 Tennessee Tech ........,. ........ 9 4-63 South Florida .......... ........ 6 8-53 Tennessee State .......... ........ 9 9-63 Eastern Kentucky .............. ........ 1 O7-57 Old Dominion ....................... ........ 68 -63 Virginia Commonwealth .......... ........ 7 3-81 Alabama-Birmingham ........ ........ 8 8-56 Memphis State ............... ........ 8 3-75 Cincinnati .................... ........ 9 4-56 Louisville .................. ........ 9 8-53 UNC Charlotte .......... ........ 9 1-69 South Alabama ....... ........ 7 5-62 Murray Stare ......................................................... 82-61 West Virginia ........................................................ 70-67 SUNBELT CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT UNC Charlotte ................................................ 80-47 South Alabama ................................................. 75-80 NCAA TOURNAMENT Southern Cal ......................... ........ 6 9-81 With her hands high over her head, Lady Topper Melinda Carlson, a Bowling Green ju- nior, tries desperately to hold her rebound away from Tennessee State University's Karen Grace. The Lady Toppers trounced TSU 99- 63. K1 -Tim Broekema Trying to get the defense to hustle down the court, Lady Topper Coach Paul Sanderford yells at his players. The game was the second round of the NCAA Division I Toumament. 2 1 7 Women 'J basketball N XZ was J 5 Q . f Q. L.. L 1, 1 bv-ad . 63: 56'-5' -'-1 lt th last time out it was the year for West ern basketball to return to prominence after a murky first three years in the Sun Belt Conference. The team was compared to the 1971 group of jim McDaniels, Clarence Glover and oth- ers who made it to the Final Four. Murray Arnold and his wife, Ann Conn, arrived on the scene from the NBA's Chicago Bulls, quelling West- ern fans' only fear about the new sea- son-who would be the coach? Former coach Clem Haskins, who moved on to Minnesota, left a legacy of talent for Arnold to guide. The only player lost from the 2 3-8 1985-86 team was clutch-scorer Billy Gordon. This year's team had experience and size-seniors Kannard Johnson Q6-97 from Cincinnati, Ohio, Tellis Frank Q6-Ioj from Gary, Ind., Cla- rence Martin Q6-87 from Alexander City, Ala., Ray Swogger Q6-37 from 2 1 8 Sports Buffalo, N.Y., and Bryan Asberry Q6- 7j from Gary, Ind. The men had re- turned from a highly successful season during 1985-86. NBC's megavolt announcer, Al McGuire, said in his preseason publi- cation, "I-looplah '87," that the Hill- toppers had a baseline "that's ready for the NBA." Owensboro junior James McNary, a boisterous guard with an innate tal- ent for finding people open in a game and a quick smile for referees, had only to pick which of the Toppers' towers to throw to. Sophomore Brett McNeal from Minneapolis, Minn., and freshman Roland Shelton from Decatur, Ga., sprang the big men by using the NCAA's new I9,9,, three- point basket. The beginning of the season rein- forced the high expectations. Western opened by dismissing Notre Dame, 80-63, Texas Christian, 96-90, and Memphis State, 68-67, to advance to the finals of the Coca-Cola preseason National Invitational Tour- nament QNITJ in New York's Madi- son Square Garden. The I-Iilltoppers led top-ranked Nevada-Las Vegas by 21 points in the finals. But the Rebels buried IO of 27 three-pointers in the second half, mak- ing Western a 96-95 double-overtime victim on national television. "We were disappointed that we lost," Arnold said. "But we were proud of the kids for playing so hard and representing Western Kentucky so well." Despite the heart-breaking loss, Western seemed to pick up steam from its success in the NIT. The Toppers buried Kentucky State at home and then breezed through the fifth-annual Wendy's Classic with a 98-67 thrashing of Mer- cer and an 82-52 victory over South- ern California QUSCJ. It marked only the second time Western had won its home tourna- ment. The USC win was Arnold's 3ooth career victory. Johnson was named Most Valuable Player of the tournament, marking the third time he had made the all- tournament team. "It was very special," johnson said. "It was my last Wendy's, so it was my last chance to make all-tournament." The Hilltoppers were 6-1 and had moved to eighth on the Associated Press Top-zo list when they went into a big home game against Louisville. The Cardinals, who had lost three key players from their national cham- pionship team from the year before, attacked Western's inside game. Johnson's I5 rebounds and McNeal's I4 points couldn't salvage what would have been the biggest Westernwin in years. Pervis Ellison,b ' 'ina r Qfg' Fir 'N I ,ai 5 ,Q s if V -lame: Borcbuck -fame: Borrburk A well-timed play against Notre Dame draws a sign of approval from Coach Murray Arnold. Western won the first round pre-season NIT game 80-63. 220 Sporty time out com. the sophomore ace who led Louisville to its national title in 1986, notched 18 points and I3 rebounds, leaving Western still looking for its first win over Louisville in 26 years. "We were disappointed, but we were not at all discouraged," Arnold said. "It was another great chapter in this rivalry." Because of a schedule quirk, West- ern played Central Michigan QCMUQ-who went on to the NCAA Tournament-the next night. It was perhaps Western's most mis- erable performance of the year. The Toppers threw wild passes, couldn't hit and seemed stunned from the loss to Louisville. CMU won 73-65. After winning the Sun Belt Conference Toumament, Big Red and Westem center Bry- an Asberry celebrate. Asberry was a Gary, Ind., senior recreation major. Western nose-dived out of the Top T zo, and the Toppers seemed to have K lost some of the confidence gained in Y the NIT. A However, the team was able to re- cover against Armstrong State, 68-48, i and Samford, 94-57. The Toppers spent Christmas in Honolulu, Hawaii. Western pounded Hawaii-Pacific, 89-74, and then squeaked a 71-70 win over Chaminade to win the championship of the West- ern Airlines Chaminade Classic Tour- nament. Asberry was named to the all-tour- nament team in Hawaii. He scored zo points and grabbed zo rebounds in the tournament. The senior was proud of making his first all-tournament team. "It felt great, it being my last year and all," Asberry said. just when it seemed Western was returning to consistent play, theTop-NV -Mike Kieman r h .pers barely survived Butler, 74-73, and lost a 68-66 decision at Eastern Ken- tucky. But the Eastern game was like a brief nightmare when Western ex- ploded into its regular-season Sun Belt schedule, blasting conference rival Alabama-Birmingham 85-67 in Did- dle Arena. "We played very well and hard for 40 minutes," Arnold said. "It's a mat- ter of concentration, intensity and ef- fort." The win began a string of strong performances by johnson, who poured in 22 points while grabbing I4 re- bounds. Five of the Toppers' next six games were on the road, and Western won four of those contests. The team beat Virginia Commonwealth twice, 79-70 and 90-71. The win in Richmond was the Toppers' first in 38 years in Vir- ginia. Western also pounded South Flor- ida, 61-46, and South Alabama, 68-60. Jacksonville delivered the Toppers their first conference loss, 80-71, and Louisiana State set Western back, 67- 62, on national television. "It was a classic game," Arnold said. "Both teams played extremely hard. It was a tough one to lose." Western played some of the best ball it had played all season during the conference season. Johnson pulled down about I0 rebounds and scored I5 points a game. Frank poured in points and McNeal made jump-shots at will. The Tops returned to Diddle Are- na, and looked ready to take the regu- lar-season Sun Belt title in lopsided wins over South Florida, North Caro- lina-Charlotte and Old Dominion. Western survived a 74-71 overtime scare at UNCC and swept its series with Old Dominion at Norfolk, Va. Pulling down one of his game-high nine re- bounds, Kannard Johnson helps Western win the game while teammate Asberry C507 and Virginia Commonwealth's john Thompson Q27 look on. Johnson scored 16 points. ...AQ -Royce Vibbert With a towel draped over his head, James McNary, an Owensboro junior, heads off the court. McNary celebrated Westem's 96-90 vic- tory over Texas Christian in the pre-season Na- tional Invitational Toumament. South Alabama then visited Did- dle Arena for what was one of the most exciting wins for the Toppers all year. Western slammed II dunks in the 85-70 win. Johnson had five. That set the stage for perhaps the biggest win in Western history-87- 74 over Jacksonville in a packed Did- dle Arena to secure the school's first regular-season Sun Belt Champion- ship in its five years in the conference. After the win, the Toppers cut down the nets in the arena. "It's a great feeling," said Frank, who scored a career-high 27 points in the game. "I can say it was me, the Swoggers, the Kannards, the Clarence Martins and the Bryan Asberrys who came in at a time when Western had lost some of its tradition and put some tradition back into the program," Frank said. Western finished 12-2 in the con- ference, having beatall of its Sun Belt? BASKETBALL ---' WON 29 LOST 9 Coca-Cola NIT Notre Dame ......... Texas Christian ........ Memphis State ........... Nevada-Las Vegas ........... Kentucky State ................ Wendy's Classic Mercer. ..................... . Southern California ........ Louisville ........................ Central Michigan ........ Samford ........,................... ................ Armstrong State ................ ...................... Westem Airlines-Chaminade Classic Hawaii Pacific ....................,................ Chaminade ................... ................ Tennessee Tech ........... Butler ................................ Eastern Kentucky ................ Alabama at Birmingham ........ Virginia Commonwealth ........ Jacksonville ........................... Virginia Commonwealth ........ South Florida ....................... Louisiana State ................ South Alabama ........ South Florida ....... UNC Charlotte ....... Old Dominion ..... UNC Charlotte ....... Old Dominion ..... South Alabama ........ Jacksonville ....................... Southern Illinois .............................. Alabama at Birmingham .................... Sun Belt Conference Tournament Old Dominion ................................ UNC Charlotte ................,......... Alabama at Birmingham ........... Dayton .......................................... NCAA Tournament West Virginia ......... 80-63 96490 68-67 95-96 go-58 9867 82-52 58-60 65-73 9457 68-48 8674 71-70 102-46 74'73 66-68 85457 79-70 7 1 -80 90-7 1 6 1 -46 62-67 68-60 7659 88-69 9453 74'7 I 75-59 85-70 87'74 78-53 73-'36 60-58 99'95 60-72 78-72 64-62 Syracuse .......... .... ..... 8 6 -104 2 2 I Mm 3' basketball TIITIE 0Ll'E cont. teams by double-digit margins at home. Things were looking good for the Sun Belt Tournament, which was to be played in Diddle Arena, until Western dropped an 86-73 loss to surging University of Alabama Bir- mingham. The game was an omen for what was to come in the tournament. The Toppers would receive their first dose of bad news when McNary came down with a virus and didn't practice. McNary, the men's record-holder for the most assists in a career c4409 and a season fzozj, saw limited action in the tournament. He played only I3 minutes in the tournament final against UAB, though he said he was well enough to play. Later he was kicked off the team on March I9 for an apparent personality conflict with Arnold. Western drew Old Dominion in the Sun Belt's first round. ODU led much of the game and ran a spread offense, making the Top- pers do a lot of running on defense. Western had legs enough to beat UNCC the next night, but the 99-95 win came after two overtimes. Late in the second half, Western's inside play- ers seemed to wear down. "When I ran the ball down court, I looked up and all I saw was guards," McNeal said. McNeal managed to reserve the Toppers a date with UAB in the championship with a career-high and tournament-record 34 points, most of which came in the second half. But this time, UAB would cut down the nets in Diddle Arena. The Blazers' combination of Tracy Foster and james Ponder combined for 34 points, with Foster running up 23 points. The Blazers got zo of 23 free throws as Western hit io of 14. Arnold said he was happy with the Toppers' regular season champion- ship. "Hey, we had played 35 games in loo days," he said, "and while the automatic bid finto the NCAA tour- namentj is nice, I think it's of greater significance that we did it over a peri- od of 35 games in loo days." Western finished at 28-8, a record strong enough for the tenth seed in the NCAA's East Regional at Syra- cuse, N.Y. With McNary still seeing limited action, Western beat West Virginia 64-62 in the first round of the tourna- ment on Johnson's last-second score on an inbound pass from Frank. Asberry, who had shaved his head in honor of the tournament, played perhaps the two best games of his ca- reer in the NCAA. He came off the bench to score 38 points and grabbed I4 rebounds against West Virginia and Syracuse. The Toppers lost 104-86 to the Orangemen, who went on to lose the NCAA championship game against Indiana. Syracuse hit 71 percent from the field in the second half to finish at 65 percent for the game. "When you hit 71 percent, you're supposed to win," Johnson said. Down by a wide margin late in the game, Arnold employed a desperate 'Q strategy of fouling Syracuse's worst foul shooter immediately after the ball was put into play. In the final three minutes of the game, the Orangemen hit II of 22 free throws on II Western fouls. Shelton picked up seven of the fouls before he was asked to take a seat. Arnold and the team agreed that Western could have gone farther than the second round of the NCAA, but they said their season was no small accomplishment. "We were zo games over 5oo," Ar- nold said. "We made it to the finals of the NIT, we won the Wendy's and the Chaminade tournaments, we had a great conference season, and we got to go to the second round of the NCAA. "But the thing I'll remember most about this team is the way they all improved as players by the end of the year. For people like Kannard and Tellis, it could be vital. For others, it can certainly be very useful. 'Tm really proud of our team." I -Story by Joe Medley 5- . -.Steve Hank: After clinching the Sun Belt regular season championship, r 3 5 was ,g 31 center Asberry celebrates with a net around his neck. In the win over Jacksonville, Asberry had I0 points. Looks of dejection cover the faces of Bryan Asberry and James McNary during the Hilltopper and UAB game. Western lost the Sun Belt Conference Toumament Championship 72-60. Keeping his eyes on UAB senior guard Tracey Foster, Kurk Lee, a Baltimore, Md., sophomore, tries to play tough defense basketball. Lee had I9 steels during the season. 'nv 0 l 3,10 Court motion ith only a few hours of sleep after a snowy road trip and a hard day's prac- tice, Coach Murray Arnold still beamed with enthusiasm when he talked about basketball. After 30 years of basketball coaching behind him, Arnold still saw it as a fun sport to play, practice and watch. He had coached football and base- ball, but basketball was his true love. "It is the only team sport where a player's individual skills can show through in every area,', he said. Arnold played basketball from his high school days until his sophomore year in college. Then in 1957, he be- gan his coaching career at DeMatha High School in Maryland, where he grew up. mg-gy Before going up against the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame, Arnold leads the team in prayer. The game, which was played in South Bend, Ind., was Westem's first of the season. rl-.1- With a healthy lead and less than io minutes to go in the second half, Arnold gives instruc- tions to the defense in the game against Notre Dame. Western went on to win, 80-63. 2 24 .Sporty The next zo years, Arnold had winning teams at every school he coached. He gave the "Midas Touch" to two high schools and four universi- ties, and served as an assistant coach to the Chicago Bulls, a professional team. Then came the move to Western in April 1986. The strong basketball tra- dition established by Coach BA. Did- dle in the early years of the program drew Arnold to Western. A huge painting of Diddle dominated one of the walls in Arnold's office. Arnold's wife, Ann Conn, was from Kentucky, so the couple already had roots in the state. The Arnolds also lived in the area when he coached the University of Tennessee-Chattan- ooga. Coaching the Chicago Bulls was "something I'll always cherish. I don't regret the move to Western at all," Arnold said. Former coach Clem Haskins made the transition for him as easy as possi- ble, he said. "It was a smooth transition," Ar- nold said. "Haskins recruited well." Working with a good team made the switch easier, he added. "The similarities between coaching pro and college ball are more impor- tant than the differences," Arnold said. The major similarities were good defense and rebounding, and people who loved to play the game, he said. As many Big Red fans would tes- tify, Arnold's first season was out- standing in every area. The season be- gan when the Toppers made it to the final game of the National Invita- tional Tournament, losing in double overtime to the number-one team in the country, the University of Ne- vada-Las Vegas. Next, the Toppers won the Wendy's Classic for the second time since Western switched from the Ohio Valley Conference to the Sun Belt Conference in May 1982. "The Sun Belt is bigger and tough- er," Arnold said. "It fthe switchj was a major step in basketball for West- ern.', There were some low points in the season, but they were few and far be- tween. "Losing to fthe University ofj 1.1 11 Louisville was a disappointmentf' Ar- nold said, "but it made us a better team." Western lost the game by two points, 60-58. The new three-point-shot ruling gave a player three points for any shot made 19 feet 9 inches or farther from the goal. This caused some trouble for Western. "It cost us three games since we're an inside-oriented team," Arnold said. Arnold wasn't the only force be- hind the team. Besides Associate Coach Bobby Bowman and assistants Hank Harris and Robbie Laing, Ar- nold had a fourth assistant - his wife. For I4 years Mrs. Arnold had kept the O.E.R. Qoffensive efficiency rat- ingj for every team her husband coached. These records werenlt re- quirements of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, but they were invaluable to Coach Arnold's game plans. Mrs. Arnold noted the number of points by possession on a yellow legal pad in a shorthand language only a coach or statistician would under- stand. Arnold took pride in his wife being "the best 0.E.R. recorder around. She fits more information on a page than any recorder I've seen," he said. Arnold was more than a coach for the team. He and his wife were par- ents away from home. The players hung around Coach Arnold's family- room-style office to talk or do home- work. The Arnolds had breakfast with the team every morning and held reg- ular study sessions with the team. Though the couple had no children of their own, Mrs. Arnold said the team members made up for that. "These are our children," she said. "It's rewarding to see them growf' "The members of every team had been a part of our family for years," Coach Arnold said. They often saw former players Ar- nold had coached, Mrs. Arnold said. "We're visible so they can keep in touch with us,,' she said. Coach Arnold had a truly memora- ble first year at Western. It was the most successful year for any first-year coach in Western's basketball history. Win or lose, one of the most impor- tant aspects Arnold conveyed to his players was the attitude they should have toward their basketball accom- plishments. "One of the most beautiful words is champion," Arnold said. He remind- ed the players that no matter what the future held or what they did after college, they would always be champi- ons, and no one could take that away from them. I -Story by Stephanie Schilling -Photos by james Borchuck just as he did in all of the games, Arnold kisses his wife, Ann Conn, at the end of the game against Texas Christian. She sat at the table in every game to keep the offensive efficiency rat- ings of the team. if N I. 22 5 Mizrray A maid o high for eers mini-tramp accident at the University of Ken- tucky QUKQ in Lexington didn't scare Western's cheerleaders, but it made them more conscious of the possibilities for prob- lems. UK cheerleader Dale Baldwin was paralyzed Nov. 4 after landing on the back of his neck during a routine jump. Baldwin was attempting to jump from a mini-tramp when he tumbled off balance into a somersault at a UK exhibition basketball game in Louisville. "We're always concerned with safe- ty, but Baldwin's incident emphasized it," Bennie Beach, men's basketball and football cheerleading sponsor, said. "We've always been conscious of it." After Baldwin's accident, West- ern's squads had a conference to dis- cuss the rules for safety, Louisville freshman Pam Brown said. The dis- cussion focused on a review of the rules, especially those involving pyra- mids. Women's basketball cheerleading sponsor Scott Taylor "copied articles about the accident," jill Romer, a De- catur, Ill., freshman, said. "He told us that you can go too far. He still em- phasized safety, even though we only go two high fin pyramidsjf' Brown said she felt the squad should know its limit as to how high they could make a pile. "Some schools try to go beyond their limit," she said. "They've gone to the point where it's dangerous." The Sun Belt Conference outlawed backflips from the tops of pyramids and allowed cheerleaders to stack only two people high. At UK and the Uni- versity of Louisville, they were going four and four-and-a-half people high. Since Baldwin's accident, UK has banned the use of mini-tramps and the forming of pyramids more than two people high. "Everyone knows it Qcheerleadingj is dangerous," said cheerleading cap- tain David Whitesides, a Henderson senior. "Our girls were a little appre- hensive . . . scared. "You can understand that because they are the ones to get thrown around," he said. "It bothers me, but I have faith in my partner fWayne Krausjf' Romer said. "I really trust him." Safety measures taken by the squads included "spotting," or having the cheerleaders watch over one an- other, Beach said. "We also work on padded floors,', he said. For the previous nine years, West- '1- 226 Spam -Bob Bruck Preparing for Hands Across Western, Owensboro sophomore Beth Blandford paints Hendersonville senior David Whitesides' cheek as Paducah senior jennifer Williamson looks on. About 700 people fonned the line. l i I l l 1 i ern squads had not used mini-tramps like the one Baldwin was hurt on. The cheerleading squad didn't make many changes, Whitesides said, except getting "back into shape of spotting." Beach said the squad attended cheerleading camp, sponsored by the Universal Cheerleading Association, each summer. "The camp emphasizes safety," he said. "Our squad had only a couple of minor accidents this year." One accident involved Louisville sophomore Barbie Padgett, who twist- ed her foot. Besides safety measures, Beach said Western had a good year and good Q "Wins-... 5 t , M 1 -v- i i. -Tim Broekema ist?-YS squads. Since men's basketball had a great season 429-QQ, "We got to make a few trips . . . get a little exposure on televi- sion," Beach said. "That's always ex- citing." Chuck Newton, a Lexington junior and captain of the Lady Toppers' squad, said his squad still had a suc- cessful season despite the women's bas- ketball team's 24-9 record. "Our level of intensity was a little down this year. We got a little lacka- daisical," Newton said. But "if they're playing good, we're cheering good." Whitesides said his experienced squad still had its share of problems. "Everyone is an individual, having their own spirit," he said. "But we got a lot accomplished." Newton agreed. "Our unity has been very good," he said. "I came into this season being the only cheerleader with college experience, but we still achieved a lot of goals." One thing Beach said Western ac- complished was having more men ap- ply to cheer. "In my three years with this squad, we have seen more partici- pation from men each year," he said. "It's not really emphasized in the sec- ondary level" of schooling. "It's really a trickling-down effect," Newton said. "If changes happen in college, it will trickle down to high school and so on." Although safety was a concern for the cheerleaders, they kept in mind what their true purpose was. "It doesn't take difficult, tricky things to get the crowd going," Romer said. "It just takes school spirit." Cheerleaders tried to "raise the vol- ume" of cheering and have stronger intensity, Newton said. "Our cheerleaders are not so much acrobats as being responsible for keep- ing the crowd in the game." I -Story by Lynn Hoppes 5 Q 5 gion. nament. 'Shar U -sag-gp. . -. -.qqvr 531222 After a tournament game, Central City freshman Tonya Tucker sits on the Lady Top- pers bench. Western lost the game which was in the second round of the NCAA Western Re- In a close huddle, Western's cheerleaders console each other after Western's loss to Uni- versity of Southem California, 81-69. The de- feat knocked Western out of the NCAA Tour- Afm f ' L ,Eiga ,L P' -Tim Broekema 227 C bcerleadnx Receiving a little comfort after the second round NCAA game in Syracuse, N.Y., Hill- topper cheerleader Tricia Riley, a Bowling Green senior, leans on Big Red. Western lost by a score of 104-86. Getting defensive pressure from West Vir- ginia's Daryll Prue, Gary, Ind., junior Tellis Frank loolcs for someone to pass to. Frank scored I7 points in the 64-62 Topper win. 9 I ? I l I i Cru hed b the orange if there was something good to be said about Western's season, which ended with a 1o4-86 loss to Syracuse in the Carrier Dome, it came in the way the Toppers went down. The men, who finished 29-Q, played about as well as they could play before going down in defeat. They shot 53 percent from the field and had four players in double figures. Western never gave up, despite be- ing down by as much as 23 points with 1:14 left in the National Collegiate Athletic Association Tournament game. The Toppers reached the second round in the tourney by beating West Virginia 64-62 on Kannard Johnson's last second layup. As the official makes a call on Hilltopper Kurk Lee, a Baltimore, Md., sophomore, a West Virginia team member awaits the verdict. Westem beat the Mountaineers to advance to the second round against Syracuse. In the second round, Coach Mur- ray Arnold employed a desperate late- game strategy of fouling the Orange- men's worst free-throw shooter immediately after the ball came into play. The Toppers fouled II times in the final three minutes and were slapped with two technical fouls be- fore the ball came into play. "There comes a time in the game where the point margin and the time dictate to you that you must not let them have any of the clock," Arnold said. "I'd rather give their worst free- throw shooter two free throws with no time off the clock." During that stretch, Syracuse missed 1 1 of 22 free throws, but man- aged to rebound some of the misses. Western could make up only five points of the deficit. Western had to play the Orange- men in front of 19,990 of their home fans, but Syracuse wouldn't let them use that as an excuse. The New York team just plain beat Western. The Orangemen, who went on to lose the NCAA championship game against Indiana, shot a devastating 65 percent from the field and 71 percent on 20-28 shooting in the second half. "When a team shoots 71 percent, they're supposed to win," said john- son, who finished his career along with seniors Tellis Frank, Bryan As- berry, Ray Swogger and Clarence Martin. "I'm sad my career had to end that way," Frank said. "But it had to end some time, and Syracuse played a great game." Four Orangemen-Sherman Douglas, Rony Seikaly, Howard Triche and Greg Monroe-scored over 20 points. Douglas led all scorers with 27, and Seikaly poured in 23. Triche, who buried eight of I3 shots for 2I points, held Frank to 5-1 5 shooting from the field and I2 points, six below Frank's average. "I think the story of the game was the way Howard stopped Frank," Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim said. Leading only 42-40 at halftime, the Orangemen opened the second half with a 15-6 run. Monroe, who scored 20 points in the game, led the run with seven points. "Things just began to fall into place for us," Monroe said. The Toppers found a hole in Syra- cuse's defense. Frank and Martin led a comeback that brought Western to within four points at 61-57 with 1 1:35 left in the game. But another 15-6 Orangemen run left the Tops down 76-63 at the 8:07 mark, and Western could come no closer than II points. Asberry led Western with a career- high 22 points off the bench. Brett McNeal pumped in zo points. I -Story by Joe Medley -Photos by James Borchuck Turned home earl he Lady Toppers sat in the locker room following their season-ending 81-69 loss to the Univeristy of Southern California QUSCQ in Los Angeles. Melinda Carlson got up from her chair among her I2 teammates and began walking towards the door. "We want to go home," the senior from Bowling Green said as she went out to meet the almost 40 fans who had gathered to console the defeated Lady Toppers. The women had been knocked out after being appointed to the second round in the NCAA's West Region- als. The loss ended a two-year string of Final Four appearances for West- ern. "When you are successful for so long, you are going to hit some down spots," Charlene james, a senior from Dublin, Ga., said. "I think that's what happened to us." "For us to make it three straight years in the Final Four would have almost been a miracle," Carlson said. For six seniors, the defeat marked the end to their careers. "It was weird because I never really thought what it was going to be like playing in my last game," Scottsville senior Laura Ogles said. "It wasn't as bad as I thought it was going to be." James said it took awhile for the realization to hit her that she would never be playing for Western again. "It ended so fast that it didn't real- ly bother me at first," james said. "But now you see the teams that are remain- ing. And I really did believe we had a chance to go back. It hurts a little." Western opened a 6-o lead in the game, but when Southern Cal's Cherie Nelson hit a layup at 15:58 in the first half to give her team a IO-8 lead, the Lady Toppers never evened the Women of Troy again. In the second half, Western drew to within one point with 11:38 left as James followed her own miss to make the score 56-55. With 3:41 remaining, Paula Pyers nailed a pair of free throws to give USC a 74-58 advantage-their big- gest of the game. "At halftime we went in and made some adjustments, and we came out and did some smart things," Coach Paul Sanderford said. "But when it was 56-55, we had two one-on-one op- portunities and missed both. "We just didn't make the baskets we needed to make." james led Western with 18 points in the game. Clemette I-Iaskins was limited to 1 1 points and no assists-the first time all season she had no assists in a game. Haskins, a Bowling Green senior, was troubled with foul problems through- out the day before finally fouling out at 3:41. "She didn't force any shots all day," Sanderford said. "And that's the mark of a great player. I just wish she would have looked for the shot moref, Scottsville freshman Susie Starks and Tandreia Green, a freshman from Washington, DC., added IO points in the game. Fouls troubled several Lady Top- pers as Haskins and Starks both fouled out and Green and Traci Pat- ton, a junior from Nashville, Tenn., ended the game with four. "Our game plan was to play phys- ical inside and get to their bench," Sanderford said. "We played defense with our hands way too much." It was USC's fouls that gave the Lady Toppers even more difficulties as Western hit only 36.8 percent of its free throws and missed the front end of four one-and-one tries. "If we make the free throws, we're in the ballgamef' Sanderford said. "But we just couldn't do it." I -Story by Eric Woehler -Photos by Tim Broekema In front of a crowd of I,28I, Scottsville sopho- more Susie Starks plays defense against Univer- sity of Southern California's Rhonda Wind- ham. The Lady Toppers lost 81-69. rv , 1 1 VT' . . M. l 1 The -is .3 .ag QM . , 0 QW 2 I Wrestling on the floor for the ball, Michelle Clark, a Louisville freshman, loolrs at the referee as he gives the possession to USC. The game was played in Los Angeles Memorial Colosse- um. g 5 11.7 Defense becomes offense as Clemette Has- kins, a Bowling Green senior, steals the ball from USCS Windham. The tournament game ended the Lady Toppers' season with a record of 24-9. 231 NCAA Toumamenr ub-merg d high osing the Midwest Inter- collegiate meet for the sec- ond year in a row wasn't what swim coach Bill Powell had in mind at the beginning of the season. Before the 1986 season, the swim- mers had won the Midwest Region for seven straight years, and Powell had hopes for the new season after the Toppers beat Tennessee State Uni- versity CTSUQ in their first dual meet, 117-47. "I was pretty enthused," Powell said. Then problems set in. Bowling Green junior Dan Powell, who scored 80 points at the previous year's Mid- west meet, was red-shirted after being injured on an all-terrain vehicle. On top of that, coach Powell said he didn't think his swimmers were do- ing the work they needed to do in order to win. "I think too many guys felt it was going to come to them," he said. But Powell added that "for the most part, the guys did what was expected of them." After the dual meet against TSU, the Toppers headed for the Eastern Michigan Invitational. Despite finish- ing fourth out of five teams in the meet, some felt it was the team's best performance of the season. "It was my best meet in the year," john Brooks, a freshman from Brent- wood, Tenn., said. Brooks scored the season highs in three events. He swam the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:00.41, the 200-yard breaststroke in 2:10.64 and the 200-yard individual medley in 1155-43- The Eastern Michigan Invitational meet also provided an opportunity for other swimmers to give top perfor- mances in freestyle events. jim Trout, a freshman from Fort Wayne, Ind., peaked with a time of 4:48.47 in the 500-yard freestyle, along with a 16:33.95 in the 1650-yard freestyle. Jim Webber, an Indianapo- lis, Ind., freshman, swam 47.15 sec- onds in the 100-yard freestyle. Then the Toppers began having trouble with inconsistencies. "We had ups and downs," Sean -Royce Vibbevt SWIMMING fi 232 Spa WON 7 LOST 2 Tennessee State .............................. ...... 1 17-47 Eastern Michigan Invitational ......... ....... 4 th of 5 Herbert, an Auburn, N.Y., freshman and a freestyle and backstroke com- petitor, said. The team had a strong backstroke squad but had troubled freestylers. Plus, the men swam well in some com- petitions while not so well in others. Western broke an 1 1-year-old Did- dle Pool freestyle relay record with a time of 3:33.18 with almost two sec- onds to spare. After that feat, the Toppers went to the Tennessee Relays and placed fourth out of seven teams. Later they suffered a defeat to Louisville in a dual meet. After recovering from Louisville, the Toppers swam six more meets, ending their regular season. The team went to the Midwest Intercollegiate Championship in Chicago with a dual meet record of 7-2. Western went in to regain the championship it had lost the year be- fore for the first time in eight years. Even though they swam some of their best times of the season, the men were disappointed for the second year in a row when they placed fourth out of I0 teams. One Hilltopper, Herbert, managed to go home as a champion. Herbert took first place in the 100- yard backstroke and second in the 200-yard and was later named West- ern's most valuable player. Mike Gonzales, a sophomore from Munster, Ind., placed directly behind Herbert in each event. He said he looked at the year as a rebuilding one. "I think our team had more poten- tial than it showed," Gonzales said. Swimmers weren't the only Top- pers to place in events. Sophomore divers Chuck Yager of Plainfield, Ind., and Jeff Braak of Grand Haven, Mich., placed seventh and eighth in the diving competition at the Midwest meet. I -Story by Fred White In an intrasquad meet, jeff Braak, a Grand Haven, Mich., sophomore, performs a reverse dive. 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Five returning seniors: Mike Bold- ing and Eddie Carmichael of Knox- ville, Tenn., Billy Blumenherst of New Haven, Ind., Mike Vinnick of Saskatoon, Canada, and Brian Schindler of Somersworth, N.H., added to the Toppers' bright outlook for the season. The team traveled to Union City, Tenn., to play in the Goodyear Inter- collegiate, where the golfers took first place by a resounding zo strokes. Carmichael led the linksmen with a total score of 142, taking first place overall. The Toppers took their winning ways to Goshen, where they snagged second place in the Kentucky Intercol- legiate. Number-one player Carmi- chael once again captured first-place honors individually. The Hillman Robbins Memorial Tournament marked the fourth and final tournament of the fall semester for the Toppers as they made a ninth- place showing, finishing the fall sea- son at 43-12. The beginning of the spring season showed signs of disaster as Carmichael and Randy Kresnak, a sophomore from Ada, Mich., and the No. 3 play- er, both dropped out of school, leav- ing Coach Norman Head faced with the problem of inexperience. "We lacked experience" going into the spring season, Head said, but the coach expressed confidence in the newer members. 9 -PM Q59 t, 4 V , Rift, .J 'fa I an . --H ws- , ,s pq, .' lc is D 0 . . 4 ' . ., M, -if a. L.- 's,-1'-H , 'ff'. tw '19 ' ,J f"!f115--A1 i1',. ,J' ' , .4 L ',.- ' . 1 -L -,4f51J"L-ra""f - f 1 f -,K ' -L . ' . 1 ' ' ' ' i:- .uf 'wi:1'af'ff'f'Z'f.,i.a--'z' ".v::': f- -. . A ' ,-if-'3 4-Effie. .. Y. , - Y ., 4. '-in 'f- ki fu-'HH f -- - ' '4 V 1' ff. 12' 1.zf:.Zf5?35Wf'?s3efe'vf5 - A wi. ia, P Jygvzg. ,Ag.g1g,.qQ,4h1.,?0,16Lvi,LiqlM.algebra? I.,-1,4-W QQ., . a, j.,,g,..' ' M,-,L 3, ..1'-Q.: ' ' . " 41' I , 1 f 1 J ' -fr Q' M I . . , , A . 'Ill ii' ' 4 i 26,1 X n1v' J lk Tait D i . iw , . ,,,,,, ., 1 fr f ff .1 I ' - i . - 1 1 2 ' "Cut freshmen have really come on like fire," he said, referring to young- sters Tony Guest of LaGrange, Eric Hogge of Louisville, Richard Lennox of Cntario, Canada, and Jamestown walk-on John Phelps. "Phelps has been a blessing," Head said. Cpening the spring season, the linksmen traveled to Richmond to compete in the Colonel Classic. The golfers made a strong showing, finish- ing third overall. Next the Toppers turned in a 13th- place showing at the Marshall P gi 2 3 5 Golf gfeefl com. Invitational in Huntington, W. Va. The team faced all of the Big IO schools along with I4 others in the Kepler Intercollegiate, which marked the third tournament of the semester for Western. There the Toppers fin- ished seventh overall, and Blumen- herst scored a team low of 229. The men ended their season with a ninth-place finish at the Wildcat Clas- sic in Lexington. They went into the Sun Belt Conference Championships with an 89-38 mark. he Lady Topper golf squad opened their season with a sixth-place finish at the Illinois State Invita- tional. The lady linksters then headed to GOLF - - - East Lansing, Mich., to play in the Northern Invitational. Although Sue Randell, a senior from Carmel, Ind., led Western with a team low of 77, the women took 12th. "We were plagued with inconsis- tency this season," Coach Kathy Tei- chert said. In the Memphis State Invitational, the Lady Toppers finished eighth overall at 981. The team made a fifth-place show- ing at the Lady Kat Invitational in Lexington. Once again, Randell led the lady linksters as she finished sev- enth individually. The women opened up tbeir spring season with two tournaments in Flor- ida. While finishing fourth at the MEN Murray Classic ...................... Goodyear Intercollegiate .......... Kentucky Intercollegiate .......... Hillman Robbins Memorial ........ 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Following through on his tee shot, senior Bill Blumenherst of Ft. Wayne, Ind., keeps his eyes on the ball. He was practicing for the Keppler- Ohio State Golf Tournament. Escaping rain on their practice round, fresh- men James Welch of Seminole, Fla. and Vin- nick, take cover under an umbrella. Welch prac- ticed regularly with the team at the Bowling Green Country Club where he worked part time. North-South Classic in Jacksonville, they came away with a second-place finish at the Snowbird Invitational in Sebring, Fla. The Lady Toppers then took fifth at the HilltopperfSaluki Invitational and headed to Norman, Okla., to play in the Susie Maxwell Berning Classic. It marked their fourth tourney of the spring season. Teichert called the Classic, "one of the best tournaments in women's col- lege golf." Western took ninth place while senior Lea Alvey from Franklin led them with a team low of 248. At the Illinois Spring Classic, the lady linksters took third with a final score of 1,o17. They then traveled to West La- fayette, Ind., to play in the Lady Boi- lermaker Spring Classic, where they came away with a third-place finish as Randell and Alvey led Western with scores of 243 and 245. The Lady Toppers ended their sea- son at 28-27 in the Lady Buckeye Invi- tational in Columbus, Ohio, where they placed eighth. "We'll have a young team next year," Teichert said, "but we'll also be returning some talented girls that got in quite a bit of experience this year." I -Story by Buddy Shacklette -Photos by Mike Kiernan Q' . I 4., .4-if VW lily f ' F , , ' f"f'4r ,Y mf", . 'Eff , 2 ' ya? I 4 1 Q. ,.,l01f4.1 ,I ,gf . 5 4 r P :ik If fly ,- , fr ,fl I , 1 15 , 1 ,, ,,,,,,1 Z, , f-e gina? , I l , -f ff , , , .Y I , r ,. Q1' J, 'Z. I 44"-JJ 'QTV ' T 1 . ' ,f-inf. ' , -5 ,.f. V .,,.g, .,w L, I-YES . , .f ., -f'i"7 122- Lf .- ,Q 22,5 nf- I '12 fr ' ff 1 , , I w. '4 :H af. , .YZ",n 'N ,- 525 , ,. z' ' ' K s x , Y . - 4- 1 - 8' ,-. K., y 4 237 Go 1.n,,..v ., ,,,,,,.,. mn. '1 1 . K 4 if 1 . 6, , ,Aa xv' ' 'M ' '1 . . ,bgg- - wasa 2 361 Sport: In th fast lane Ngubeni left for Oklaho- ma City, he had no idea that his time in the 1,000 meters would make him the youngest track and field All-American in the history of the NCAA. "I just went out there fthe NCAA Indoor National Championshipsj and tried to run hard," the 17-year-old sophomore said. "I just wanted to run fast for my team and for myself." Ngubeni reached that goal when he finished fourth in the 1,ooo meter Championship with a time of 2:21.89. The top-six people in each event gained All-American status. "What Victor did was simply in- s South African Victor credible," Coach Curtiss Long said. "He wasn't intimidated at all by the strength of the field he was running with." Long felt that Western had a "very good year" colored with many memo- rable experiences. One of those memories dealt with Keith Paskett's last collegiate track and field meet at Murray State Uni- versity QMSUQ. Paskett, a Nashville, Tenn., senior, won both the 100 meter, with a time of 10:68, and the zoo meters, with a 21:72 sprint. "It was good to see Keith go out that strong," Long said. "He was a double winner and went out with 'per- sonal best' style in his last collegiate meet." High jumper john Milburn, a Lou- isville senior, also closed out the end of the season with a strong performance. Milburn won the University of Kentucky's "Kentucky Relay's" high jump with a leap of 7-o-the highest mark for a Western high jumper since Chuck Durrant went 7-IW in 1877, "john had been very consistent all year," Long said. 'Tm sure that jump is very gratifying for him because he won the State Championship at the University of Kentucky with a jump of 6-8 when he was a senior in high school." The Sun Belt cross country cham- pionships also produced a few memo- rable moments for Long. Tariku Bulto, a freshman from Philadelphia, Pa., won an individual championship in the five-mile run in jacksonville, Fla. "Tariku ran a strong five miles,', Long said. "He really just never let his pace reduce much." The women's team was not without its share of winners, either. Louisville senior Tamlyn Nelson set two records in the triple jump. She set an indoor record of 36-8 and an outdoor record of 37-I Vs. In the "Murray Twilight," at MSU, Andrea Webster and Beth Millay posted Western's second-and? , 1 'fi 2 . - V." 1 - U fl' 1 737'- I. '6 gf' . ' ai?" ff , L I E ,. rj' ' i 9 5 yr , 'gl WWJKU' Right off the block, Kelvin Need, a senior from Fort Pierce, Fla., runs in his qualifying heat of the zoo meter. He was at the Kentucky Relays in Lexington. At the Murray Twilight, Laura Gluf, a junior from Hicksville, N.Y., listens to Western alum- nus Cam Hubbard. The meet was successful for the Hilltoppers, whose men won six events. 'wsngiw 'rfb- Bundled in the Kentucky Relays, Andrea Webster, a junior from ,Madisonville, tries to keep warm. At the meet, Webster ran the sec- ond-best time Western had ever had for the 5,000 meter run with a time of 17:z5.6. 2 39 Track QB- third-best times ever in the w0men's 5,000 meters. Webster, a Madisonville junior, turned in a time of 17:25.6 while Mil- lay, a Guston junior, ran 17:z6.9. The Murray Twilight was the end of the season for most of the Topper runners but the midway for others. Several runners had chances of quali- fying for the NCAA Championships in early June. Nine men and three women were in the running for the championships. In the Florida sunshine, Madisonville junior Andrea Webster laughs and chats with Louis- ville sophomore Barry White. The two runners conversed between the races. lane Com. They planned to try for the following events: the men's and women's 800- meter run, the men's 1,500-meter run, the men's and women's 5,000-meter run, the men's high jump and the women's triple jump. The students continued practicing after the campus had emptied for the summer. "Cross country and track and field are year-long sports," Long said. I -Story by Gary E. Schaaf -Photos by Andy Lyons In a distance medley relay, Nashville senior John Thomas takes the baton from Victor Ngubeni, a Natal, South Africa, sophomore. The meet was during the Florida State Relays. vs- af. ' ' l1'?'5T ,fig-A-Fw lv i 51:3 - ' EF. ,,. m-'vu'-in 240 Spam J At the Nlurray twilight race, Philadelphia, Pa., freshman Tariku Bulto reflects before nm- ning 5,000 meters. Bulto won an individual championship in the five-mile run in Jackson- ville, Fla. 24 I Track ., 2. Q 2 ,QE I 1 2 ,M R 1 "Hun , 1 T 4. 3 f v -5... W .::' v5 X '4 Ryu uv- N... 2 MW. wt . I Q A' 46 ki 'S 1: W. 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Fort Campbell scored 16 points in the second half of the championship game to whip the Old Boys zo-3 and win the sixth annual tournament. The Old Boys-a team of Western alumni-beat Middle Tennessee State University, 14-6, and Fort Knox, 1 2-4, on April 4 to advance to the cham- pionship game. "The Old Boys usually win a game in the tournament if they're lucky," -Greg Lovett bloody men Old Boys' Scott Neff said. "But this year we screwed up and won two games on Saturday and had to play today." Neff, a 1985 Western graduate, said the team was made up of a few players who had founded the original rugby club six years ago. "This is the one time a year that we get to see each other," he said. "It's more of a fun thing than any- thing else," Chip Cotton, a Bowling Green resident, said. "We're just hap- py to be here and get the chance to play." Fort Campbell shut out Western Io-o in the semifinals of the winners' bracket to advance to the title game. The Toppers made it to the win- ners' bracket on April 5 by running over Sewanee, 17-3, and then slam- ming Eastern Kentucky, I6-IO. But later that afternoon, Western was eliminated by the eventual cham- pions, Fort Campbell. Even though the Toppers had only one loss, they could not get into the losers' bracket. "There's not enough time and too many beat-up bodies-that's just the way rugby is," Western's Greg Holzk- necht said. "We played pretty well in the first two games," Holzknecht, a Bowling Green senior, said, "but against Fort Campbell, we got down quick and di- gressedf' The Classic was the "high point" of the season for player Ed Bracken, a senior from Herndon, Va. "We didn't have high expectations for the year with some people graduat- ing and all," Bracken said. "We got a lot of what we expected." For the first time in the history of rugby at Western, the team had a coach, Bracken said. Bob Tooney came from Atlanta where he used to coach a city team. "He was interested in helping out and we welcomed him with open arms," Bracken said. A low point in the team's season came when it could not make it to the Mardi Gras Tournament due to a lack of funds. However, this was a rebuilding year for the rugby players. Victor Massey, a Bowling Green resident, said, "In a few years this is going to be a great team." I -Story by Eric Woehler X x 1 ' l . .r x - I -X f . 2 1 5 1 1 . N ,Af 5 , I ,X t... ........ f I . iggqqqla f, ix'-., i..-.f- Q , ,rufx On a cold windy day, Elizabeth Thompson, a Tompkinsville senior, bundles up with Nlike Riggs, a Bowling Green alumnus, during the Banshee Classic. Westem lost the Banshee to the .Fort Campbell team. -Greg Lovett 243 Banxbec Classic The more th merrier f intramural director jim Pickens had his way, a ,815 million indoor re- creational center, locat- ed on the two-acre grassy area south of Downing University Center, would be a reality. Pickens said the recreational center was vitally needed because of increased involvement in intramurals this year. "With more students enrolling, we automatically expect the participation fin intramuralsl to grow," he said. "Kids come from all walks of life. Most competed in high school and they want to continue their competi- tion." Still in the planning stages, the re- creational center would include basket- ball and volleyball courts, an indoor jogging track and a 50-meter pool- used mostly for the intramural sports. "It's the most important thing that has ever been brought up," Pickens said. "We would be expanding the intramural programs." Intramurals were played in Diddle Arena, which was occupied by classes until 3 p.m. and by basketball and volleyball practice for another four hours on weekdays. "Since welre housed in Diddle Are- na, they fintercollegiate sportsl get first pick-and rightly so," he said. "Free play is a thing of the past." More than 4,000 students, includ- ing independents, fraternity members and sorority members, participated in intramural sports each year. Intramurals had 27 sports for men and 2 1 for women, including flag foot- ball, volleyball, softball, frisbee, bas- ketball, golf and billiards. "I think everybody had a good time this year," Pickens said. "We had great competition. Flag football season was tremendous and other programs got along well." In men's intramural football action, the Renegades rolled to the title by flattening Sigma Alpha Epsilon, 41-o. It was the second-straight campus championship for the 12-o Renegades. "We were fired up for this game," Renegade coach Dave Parrott said. "SAE has played better than this. This score is not indicative of their talentf' he added, referring to the team's lo-2 record. The Snooters captured the wom- en's flag football championship by beating East Hall 13-7. The Snooters had lost twice to East in the regular season. Western finished third in the na- tional championships for women's flag football after losing 39-O to Southern Mississippi. Five Western women were named to the All-American team-Lourrae Ewbank, a Georgetown junior, Susan Hawes, an Evansville, Ind., freshman, Amy Thrasher, a Louisville sopho- more, Emily Thrasher, a Louisville senior, and Stacey Little, a Livermore freshman. "I was really surprised that I was chosen for the team because there were so many good players on the other teams," Hawes, a first-team de- fensive back, said. "I think one of the reasons that I was chosen was because we made it to the semifinals." With one second left in the intra- mural basketball championship, String Music's Kevin Watkins, an Cwensboro freshman, sank an 18- footer to give his team the title over New Edition, 64-63. Owensboro freshman Avery Tay- lor had the hot hand for String Music with zo points, while Geoff Keith, a Beaver Dam senior, led New Edition with 17. String Music's David Bailey, a Glasgow sophomore and a recreation major, scored 16 points. I-Ie received the tournament's most valuable player award. With more people playing intra- murals, Pickens said the recreational center was desperately needed. "We need to get this building so we can enjoy the facilities," he said. "The students need a place where they can go in their leisure time. "Without students, we wouldn't have a university." I -Story by Lynn Hoppes -fl -TRAMURALS - FALL SPORTS Flag Football ....... Bowling .......... Golf ........... Tennis ....... Horseshoes ..... Table tennis ..... Raquetball ...... Volleyball ....... Swimming ......... Turkey Trot ....... Frisbee ........ .... Badminton ..... . A ,,... 1 ... 3 .. MEN FALL SPORTS J ff Flag Football... .... ..Q..Q... ....... A .. .... 1 .... ..... . ........ mmgenegades Tennis............. ..,..f.Becky.IYIeltonfLisa Time Badmim0f1------'- Sigma Ajpha Epsilon Racquetball . . Kappa Agpha BasketbaII........ 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L-il Z .: a '-at .2 ,-'E W V 1 S Playing hardball ost teams with a .5oo re- cord had played an aver- age year. Most teams. Western embarked on its season facing what Coach Joel Murrie called its toughest schedule ever-including games with Texas, the No. 1 team in the nation, and Alabama. "If I wanted to win 40 games a year, I could go out and schedule some Division II and NAIA schools," Murrie said. "But my assistants and I work hard for I2 months, and it would be an insult to schedule teams we could beat with walk-ons." Despite the tall order, the Toppers opened the season by winning nine of their first I2 games, most of which were on the road. But then Western slid to 9-lo with seven straight losses. After three more wins, the Toppers went into Sun Belt play with a 12-Io record. Western traveled south to face Ala- bama-Birmingham and lost all three games by a total of four runs. "We're all disappointed about coming up short," Murrie said, "but if you're going to have a series like this, 1 X gi-asf", f-1 In a game against the Cumberland Bulldogs, Elizabethtown junior Tony Compton pitches relief. In his two innings of play, Compton gave up two runs, but Western still won the game by I4 runs. -Scott Wiseman While not in the game, Beaverton, Ore., ju- nior Rich Bracke juggles two baseballs to pass the time. Bracke, a pitcher, was a junior college transfer playing his first year for the Toppers. this is the time to have it. We're three games out of first place with I5 left." The Toppers continued to slip in the Sun Belt race as they lost two of three against South Florida in Tampa, Fla. "This is the most competitive the Sun Belt's been" since Western joined in 1981, Murrie said. "It's a very well- balanced conference." Western balanced the league even more on April Io-12 with a three- game sweep of West Division-leading South Alabama. "We said two wins was a necessity, and three would be ideal," Murrie said. "And the guys went out and did it." One guy in particular. Catcher Mike Latham, a junior from Seymour, Tenn., slammed two home runs, going eight for I2 from the plate with eight runs batted in and six runs scored. "I feel a lot better about our chances now than I did last Sunday- but I won't be comfortable until we get deeper into the schedule," he said. Murrie could afford to feel a little more comfortable a week later as -Scott Wiseman -Scott Wiseman After batting in three runs, Stan Cook, a Knoxville, Tenn., junior, is congratulated by Gary Mueller, a Warren, NJ., junior. Cook's home run was one of five in Western's win over Cumberland. 2 47 R,.,1..u Q' , ' n -as- qi aa... n ,. , ' if v ' lv -sv4"',,2Nsd ,823 1- V-uu AM' 5 fa .4 or -M, 'ff The University of Alabama at Birming- ham first baseman awaits the pick-off throw 1 while Topper Rafael Campos, a sophomore from Puerto Rico, slides baclc into first base. The double-header was at Denes Field. A foul tip hits catcher Mike Latham, a junior from Seymore, Tenn., in a game against Vandy. Despite the pain, Latham continued to play the game as Western beat Vandy, Il-5. . my 1 . -1'1-if-p . Q .. Q , . ?-We ' . ,. ,Q-3534 1 -M ike Kieman Nou . -' , 5. ea ,Wi fx.. M- Q - A' 'Ps-if A fc - av , ! -A , .iwylfw , 'K Z 3, if f ,4 lc.: V ' 2 fx'22'5 yi "Hyip ' gf? - M 4,- 11 5 ji ri ,v,,v, , ,Ip , 52-. Y' D' ,Aga 'mixing 9 , ww . ,J,-mv if -' ,, 995' V, 4, - , of ff yn ,W I , Us ia Ytrf an , e-ff1,,Q2 4 , AQ " V?-F, A, I my i . 4' . e Y! if ,pn :L M, '.. , , . xv , , r. -7. r x,., v 5 '- h .,' in . v 1 , MW ' ,,,.,4,,.n f U . ' :f s J, .Q.. ' Ov., V sn 0 P - av.: ,N ss 7. -. '.'0".'9u-'i ' A 1' Q ' f ' , ,fn pq ,px Y ,ey We I A L, at ,gs- . ' A ,QI , U u an I ,. .'- "q,.'. 'sg A-Ax .-.gh-. ,t.f.,.,,,,,-3 . In ,.,,.. X 5' wa ... a - N l , 1, -. ' .ff-1.14 A N, s ., e - as QAM fri .i A w.3t'5Z'.-3373 'T ' ,qi " 'Nj - .0 W ' V' . M 4 . 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'We fought hard to get back into the race, and now we have to fight even harder to stay in the hunt." South Alabama threw a wrench into the Toppers' title drive and avenged its earlier season losses with a three-game sweep of Western in Mo- bile, Ala. This left the Tops at 6-9 in the division-last place. The only way Western could reach the Sun Belt Conference Tournament would be to sweep pre-season division favorite South Florida at Nick Denes Field. "If the kids can't get ready for this one, then they can't get ready for any- one," Murrie said. But they did get ready. With a playoff spot on the line, Western pulled the sweep and grabbed a spot in the tourney. However, it was not done without a little controversy. After winning the first two games, the Toppers and Bulls battled to a 6-6 tie through seven rain-marred innings of the final game of the series on May 3. The game was delayed by the per- sistent downpour for two hours. 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Western lost the game, 14-5. hafd iiil cont. Western belted out three runs in the bottom of the eighth, and reliever Tony Compton, an Elizabethtown ju- nior, came on to strike out the first two batters in the top of the ninth. But with a full count on Bull batter Todd Murray, a storm blew up, prompting the officials to call the game. "I don't care how we won, as long as we won," Compton said. The tops finished the regular sea- son losing to North Carolina State, beating UNC Charlotte, and losing to Memphis State, and headed into . ,- .- .--4.14 250 the Sun Belt tournament with a 26-26 record. "I thought we were playing our best baseball of the year late in the season," Murrie said. "We got mo- mentum going, especially with the sweep against South Florida. "Our team had the ability to get up for the big games." The tournament was no exception. Murrie's Toppers breezed past tournament favorite Old Dominion 8- 4, in the first round. The second game brought South Alabama and another big-game per- formance from the team in the 8-2 victory. Good team hitting and outstand- ing pitching by Beaver, Pa., junior Doug Piatt and Gloucester, Ontario senior Kevin Pearce helped Western slide through the first two games, Murrie said. South Alabama, however, was not finished. Coming through the loser's brack- et, the Jaguars faced Western in the next two games. South Alabama got revenge for their earlier loss, pouncing on the Toppers 9-3, and 16-11, to -Scott Wumun knock Western out of the double elimination competition. "I think we played as good and went as far as our abilities allowed us," Murrie said. "I'm not real surprised we played as good as we did in the tourney." For the year, the biggest problem for the team was consistency, Murrie said. "fButJ I thought we did a good job considering the level of competi- tion we were up against." I -Story by Eric Woehler and Rob McCracken 1'1- K , N 1 jg X , A 34-N Wim .7-5--. -A 7, A- K ' KQV x 1' '- Q ,wry P V , w,1 V-Y' Y'-A -, V fin. " N . 5' H". , -N. ?f?1E'f'4F' yf WA li Xi , H+... is . ' I, X5 5. .iz SQ! if 492 I xl A ' 1 5 "., .V 4 in 'LJ 4 'N 1, 'FT 4 My x M' yi .4 L 55, -i JK ff ew Q- 5v5x'05jI' ,1'y,1y-fwxgw' ' ar .4 . ,. . , x ,, - .. 1...-a...,,..,. 1 x i-, 1- " 1 X 4 f ! f .- X l-V V ,,.,.,, ,..,. ,, 5 Y 7 ,,MH.-fx Y, f' 1 .. 7' ' vb , 1' A 1 ,,., , A, A a . 1 4 ' ' I V ,I A a Us eww 5 - " . , 0- if U ,. I X ' "" X ll i' ' ACADEMICS GQLQEQELES One of The guys Nurses were ofTen sTereoTyped as be- ing women in whife skirfs and whiTe hose wearing sTiff caps. Bradley Ern- merT had none of These characTerisTics because he was jusT one of The guys going info The nursing profession. by Klm Spann Degrees of development Like mosT careers, in order To geT ahead one needed experience. Pho- Tojournalism majors from Wesfern packed Their bags for a weekend and shoT The Town of ScoTTsville, adding To Their porffolios and learning exper- ience. by Vlclorla P. Malmer lsl CIGSS A Teacher wenT To a class To learn? This was The case for elemenTary educa- Tion major Tammy Gibson, who TaughT everyThing from spelling To Tornado drills To 25 Third graders aT Warren Ele- menfary School. by Rob McCracken MOTO fhdh lUSf G dGI'lS6UI' Deborah Ford's parenTs may have wanTed her To be a piano player buT she followed her own ideas and be- came a dancer and a graduaTe assis- Tanf, boTh of which TaughT her abouT communicafing, choreography and Theafer. by Darryl Wllllams 2 53 Acadevnics diwd I 4 ,-'5 "WEN, 1, . q,..,, x I . 1 ' y ' f H , E iiffffif'-1"' f us- , f," L., ,Q " In :25,'g..-g.Q5i3gf,g- 4-.4 f A 5 Q. 1 ,- .M W 1 A i 3 bwnq xf? 'Y'-QL7!"fe w 1 -Y-.Li 13 V!-J ' ' , , '-br.. Q. 1' ' 1 . -4. L ' f A A W. tw .i,??fQJ55,g5, f'. ,'m"f:'i'f'f'."Y ' V' Sf-,'fV ff -1 , PQ, -wi ' 1 .gly ,gr-21, QQ, , i j,,-,ff-i,x 4 , I j Dei,- ' - LW A f f x f ' ' ' Q aff ,sz fi . pr! 5'-' if if 919' K'-40"" , 2 .n J! ,,,. 3 O 11 Z s I l.. -Nlitchell McKinney I r v ecky McCormick, a Hendersonville, Tenn., senior, smiled as she thumbed through the pages of a photo album containing pictures of her summer trip Sr udents viii, the W - Hrwjck Cas Ile in W arw. 1Ck, England- to Great Britain. "It seems like such a dream," she said. "I think about it almost every day." McCormick and approximately 1 go other stu- dents from Western chose an alternative over the traditional summer school term offered on campus. To allow students even more choices, the Cooperative Center for Study in Britain, a Western-based program, offered two five- week terms. Both packages had a different format for studying while traveling. However, they were carefully orga- nized to include trips to the standard tourist sites like Stratford-Upon- Avon, Shakespeare's birthplace, Ox- ford, Cambridge, and the Tower of London, not to mention countless castles and museums all over Eng- land, Scotland and Vlales. During Summer Term I, students stayed with British families in places such as Plymouth, Bristol, Lincoln and London in England, and Stirling in Scotland. In Summer Term II, students were based in London, and from there they traveled independent- ly or in small groups to various places around Britain via their Britrail passes which were included in the program package. Dr. James Baker, professor of history and director of the University Honors program, acted as adviser for both Summer Terms I and II. "Summer Term I is mobile, meaning that we're on a coach almost every day," he said. "The lecture has to be done on the coach over a microphone." N'-I-a for the courses of- fered in Summer Term I, Ba- ker said the approach "has to be much broader" than in Term II. For example, Baker taught a course called the Humanistic Tradition of Britain that covered, "architecture, art, history and literature," he said. Students were also required to give "written responses to certain experiences." Michael Laws, a Nashville, Tenn., junior, en- rolled in the humanities course in Summer Term I. He said that in a usual day the host family, "fed us breakfast and usually took us to our meeting place. They packed us a lunch, we spent the day traveling and we were usually back by suppertime, or tea time, whatever it was. At night we would go out to one of the pubs." Laws said that living with a different family in another part of Britain each week was the big advan- tage to Summer Term I. c" .rw X -Mitchell McKinney -Wfalker Rutledge A window frames a typical college quadrangle. Summer Term II students pose with professor Walker Rut- ledge. 2 55 Great Britain , ' "I ff if '1 fi CJ Sydttlvtge Cbovrt. "We got to meet a lot of people. That was the best thing about Summer Term I. You got to learn how the people really live," Laws said, Laws said he also learned about the views the British had about Americans. "The British have just as warped a view of us as we do of them. They think we are all rich. They get that from TV. We did our best to cure them of that. "It gave us a look at how people other than Americans live. It broadened viewpoints. Now when I read Something about England, I can visually .Q ,, X f X fits 'K . ,ff U4 ,U ' ,ff f ,Q ,V '-13, f fir 1 ff, Q -,Q ff 7 f f-1,2 l f ' V! ff X W5 f Laws said that although he had no immediate, plans to return to England, he is not excluding the possibility. When he returns, he plans to spend? more time in Scotland and Wales. "I would love to go and spend a week through the foothills of Wales, taking zo or go rolls of pictures," he said. McCormick chose Summer Term II because, "I liked the idea of being in one place for a length of time. I really got to know about one specific place without having to move on,', she said. Also, McCormick chose the second term because she thought not staying with a family would allow her more freedom. "On Summer Term II if I came in late, I wouldrft be affecting anyone but myself." 'RV' l ...XX picture it," Laws said. "I have seen how they live. I have seen what is important to them." o...n" f""" Students participating in Summer Term II stayed at King's College in Kensington where they took up to six hours of credit in various courses of literature, history, geography and education. As a part of the package, students received a "tube" or subway pass for the London Underground, an Open-to-View pass for various historical sites and museums, as well as a three-to-four week Britrail pass. Classes met once a week and then the students were free to travel wherever they liked. Students also chose from various group trips to Edinburg, Scot- land, Aberystwyth, Walesg and Paris, France. McCormick preferred the trip to Paris over the one to Edinburg. "What I saw from the train in Scotland, I loved. It was green with mountains and sheep. As far as Edinburg was concerned, it was probably the most disappointing trip. The city was ditty and it was dank and cold the weekend we were there," she said. I-Iowevf swell e .t sg K 'O - A . at were , QE WIS eil 5 . fQX'sYf Que g guna Q e McCormick said that there were some great histori- fcal sites in Edinburg that she would not have missed, lilce the castle that towerecl above the city. As for Paris, "That was probably my favorite itripf' McCormick said. "It was so completely differ- ent from anything we had seen in England. Where lEngland shut down at II p.m., Paris was alive at night. Everything they say about Paris being the city of romance is true." McCormick said that as far as her travels in England went, her trip to the Yorkshire Moors in the north country was the highlight. "There was a peacefulness in the moors. It was different than anything I had seen. You really got a feeling for the land. It was a moving experience, almost spiritual, standing on top of the moorsf' McCormick said. On her trip to the moors and other places, McCormick, as well as many other students, stayed in "bed and breakfasts," where travelers got a room for the night and the traditional English breakfast of cereal, poached eggs, sausage, tomato, tea and toast. f "They were fantasticf' McCormick said. "I went to seven or eight. They were neat for getting a real feel for where you were. I got to meet people from all over at breakfasts like Australia and Germany, I spent more in bed and hrealcfasts than I even thought about spending on souvenirs. They were well worth every penny spentf, It was true that the study tours in England did cost more than the typical summer terms on West- ern's campus, but Laws said that the cost, about 51900, unnecessarily deterred some people from going. i "A lot of people think you can't go because of the money, but you can get financial aid just lilce Sum- mer school." Laws also had some advice for anyone considering the program. "GOI If ever you can, GGY' I meaty Mfcsfmfci. f 5 . R gs 1 ., ,, f s, , 1 a o F J' , ':' irfsll !:1.' ' -v' . 1, .5 its v J' 1 1 , .. 7 11 5 P1 F K 2 58 A cademzcs yn? fart v"N i 1 Lg efev-sivg X Most referees get no respect. But Bill Buren, an Erlangei junior, and Dan Caple, a Ludlow junior, whistled their way tc respectability. Whistle while they work he stereotype is seemingly etched in Stone. Referees are older than George Burns' original teeth and wear glasses thicker than the bottom of whiskey bot- tles. But Erlanger junior Bill Buren and Ludlow ju- nior Dan Caple, both 2I years old, broke away from that image. The two roommates began refereeing little league, junior high and junior varsity football games at the beginning of the fall semester. "We thought since we were new, the coaches would be on our butts," Caple said, "but they clidn't throw tomatoes or anything." The two young referees got their start when they received a phone call from Lace Gilbert, a physical education and recreation teacher. He informed them that the junior high football coach at Metcalf Coun- ty, Fred I-Iarbison, "was looking for somebody to referee some games," Buren said. Buren was in Gilbert's sports officiating class and agreed to officiate as part of his lab time required for the class. Buren recommended Caple as a possible referee also, although Caple had no training exper- ience. "I used to play football. I guess that's why they asked me," Caple said. The two met as freshmen when they were both playing football for the Toppers. Both said they were interested in sports officiating. x "Growing up, I was interested in sports. Part of it was probably because my dad refeeredf' Caple said. Buren's interest in officiating grew while he was taking Gilbert's sports officiating class. "I took it fthe classjf' Buren said, "because I wanted to learn more about officiating and the rules of the game." Buren and Caple agreed they wouldn't mind officiating professionally. "I'd like to coach a little too," Buren said. "Offi- ,ciating's fun, though." Finding humor in the job made it even more enjoyable for Buren and Caple. "The funniest partf' Caple explained, "was that they just threw us in there. "We didn,t have any flags to throw fwhen a penalty was calledj , so we went to Roses and bought towels and put rocks in them. When we threw a flag, the kids looked at us and said, 'What was that? You just threw a washclothl' " After getting used to being called "sir" by the players, Caple and Buren began to feel more at home in their striped shirts. "We got to know the Metcalf County players pretty well," Caple said. "Une of them would be coming around the end about to break fintoj a long run," Buren said, "and we'd be going 'Yea, yea, gol' " Both felt that they were still able to judge impar- tially, however. "If they fthe players, did it, we'd call it," Buren said. Although the two spent much of their time to- gether, they were not without their occasional differ- ences. "I'm easy-going and he's always complaining," Caple joked. "But we do test each other's nerves a little bitf, The two usually agreed with each other on the field, though. "If I saw a penalty and he fCapleQ didn't, he'd go along with me," Buren said. As for their future in officiating, the options were wide open. The intramurals program used student referees, and both Caple and Buren expressed an interest in officiating basketball. "If I were to go talk to my old high school coach," Buren said, "I might be able to get a job helping out during the summertime." As a recreation major and physical education minor, Caple also had the possibility of a future in refereeing or even coaching. The only thing holding them back was that they still had good eyesight and their own teeth. I -Story by Rob McCracken -Photos by Bob Bruck As players rush by him, Buren referees a game at Metcalf County High School. Buren officiated as part of lab time for his class. wg' 'Ni X' 'WJ . M, -J. .i,.-H -i -1- ' ' ' Y 311 ,- .- ," 2855 ' P ' , F j' 'A' O A' -lf 1.-P I . '2 KVM -BH-'Uv' 2 5 9 Rcfefees S44 Leaving the Hardin Planetarium, elementary students return to school after watching the 45-minute show. The planetarium's shows attracted about 15,000 people a year, 8,500 from schools in the area. Elementary students from Butler and Ohio counties tour the exhibits surrounding the planetarium. Elementary and middle school students visited Western's planetarium each year to view the new shows and exhibits. gl: v,,Ur+ ffvfig, :j,4,,j.J1fI l '-fd-f, , 1" cetirr F, .L - ' af: I ' ,ef-:L-ff" ,-wx 1 is ' Af. M ' gi" ,P -'. A'F',5-AWB. ' i 'T5 - 7 5' ' ,- 4 y- - ,. -cf - f- A ' x " -:Q f I' JY5g,:1vi,jf . 'if ' f' 11,L'1g',,l5-.self - f 1,':m,:,9' f X , 1 ex. 1 l l ,.. cf l' 260 Academics m""x.,W x V. .QNX "nw, 'va WN-akxwn MQ'--.Au 1 af, A Q 1 I i, N -5 .. as -1 .5 I , 0 ,..J . 1. . V-J, , . , .Imp 1 ., fi' r -I , Q E., ,' A r 1' ' ,.,L,,Yl' . A3.- . 3,,-.., N 'ffm F 'ts 1.55.5 ,, .. ..wAg.vs If .1.,2,q4L,L 4, I u.., N .,', ff. ,wg ,,, Ly. ,-J, Starry-eyed tudent any Western students passed the large round building daily without entering. 9 But some chose to enter Hardin Planetarium for the fun of it or to earn class credit. Those students enrolled in Astronomy 104, As- tronomy of the Solar System, were required to at- tend public shows that the planetarium featured each semester. An annual show was also held called "The Star of Bethlehem," which attempted to ex- plain the "star" seen over Bethlehem during the first Christmas. "We get about 15,000 people in here a year," jane King, physics and astronomy administrative secretary, said. "About 5,000 to 6,000 are from the general public, and about 8,500 from schools in the area. "The Mennonites bring a group in every year to see the Christmas show," she said. Hardin Planetarium was usually booked during the last half of the spring semester. Special shows were planned for school children ranging from first graders to high school teenagers. Paul Campbell, physics and astronomy director at the planetarium, ran most of the shows for children. When he took over as director in 1970, Campbell taught one class, had eight student workers and advertised for the children's shows. Responsible for the entertainment and programs, Jane King, physics and astronomy administrative secretary, sits behind her desk in her office. Her job obligations included organizing field trips and giving tours. "Now, manpower restricts how many people can come because of the number of shows possible," Campbell said. The planetarium no longer advertised, and peo- ple sometimes got turned away. Budget cuts forced them to give up most of their student workers. Astronomy students used to spend the first few weeks of each semester in the planetarium pointing out constellations for class credit. At times, shows ran throughout the day from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. But budget cuts also cut that out. Daniel Duffy, a Bowling Green freshman, was the only student worker during the 1987 spring semester. Duffy worked 10- 1 2 hours a week in the planetar- ium, mostly with the public shows. "I did a lot of inventory," Duffy said. "I found stuff to do." A physics major with an option in computers, Duffy said the main reason he worked with astron- omy was the pay he earned through the job. Duffy met Campbell when Duffy was in high school at Warren Central. "I was involved in Project Challenge," Duffy said. "My group won, and our project was going to go up in the shuttle." Although the project was scheduled to go up in the space shuttle Challenger this year, the plan fell through due to the tragic explosion of the shuttle 74 seconds after takeoff on january 28, 1986. Duffy planned to go into the space program. With the huge computers NASA had, it would be great, he said. 'Tve gotten to know a lot about the shuttle by working here," he said. "I want to go see it go up next time." Duffy enjoyed his work because he had become friends with Campbell. Apparently Campbell's in- fluence with young people also extended to the very young. A typical planetarium show for young children went as follows: Campbell: What does this building look like, boys and girls? First graders: A space ship, an egg, a frisbee? Campbell: It's a funny sounding word . . . Let's hear you say it . . . Planetarium. First graders: PLANETARIUIVI. Campbell: Let's find some appropriate music and sit back and enjoy the show. As the lights slowly dimmed from daylight to dusk to night, "When You Wish Upon A Star" was heard over the "oohs', and "aahs" of the audi- ence. The planetarium show had begun. Several times during the show, Campbell had to remind the students to be quiet enough to hear him speak about the heavens. But by the end of the program, the first graders were obviously smitten with dreams of outer space. The fact that Campbell made several space con- quests in the process of a 45-minute show was obvi- ous by the number of kids who patiently waited afterward to purchase souvenirs from the gift shop. -Story by Angela Garrett I -Photos by Joe Futia if J -uwq?,., ff' JTC C 'NN wfdf X ,W-.T,,,ur ' ...vanw- --ai r- 3 Cleaning the reactors with a solvent, Ramsey makes sure that she removes all the coal and then dries and weighs the samples. Her experi- ment involved coal micronization. 262 Academics ...oe 14-ai1""' :A ' ,ir ..,. 4 .za wi .-. fi ik, . Wx, . as . W1 2 ig w e X if If , , js ' 4, V-if fs - ,ifif 5 'v A I L -x e i Coal research heats up Sitting alone in a laboratory in a lab coat dirty with coal dust, Dawn Ramsey waits through the zo minutes it takes for each of her experiments. She had done the experiment 127 times and had been doing the research for a year and a half. 1 ...sv lj -f Jig' 5 l S nv ff n a lab coat dirty with coal dust, Dawn Ramsey checked the temperature of a heating vat. A For the past one-and-a-half years, Ramsey, a Madisonville junior and a chemistry ma- jor, had been doing research on coal with a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy. The grant was obtained for Western by Dr. William Lloyd and Dr. john Riley of the chemistry department and Dr. Kenneth Kuehn of the geology department. The grant paid for five undergraduate and two graduate student workers, said Riley, co-principle investigator of the project and head of Western's Center for Coal Science. The students got research credit for the project. "There are several different coal research projects being conducted in the chemistry department," Ri- ley said. Dallas Meloon, a second-year graduate student from Louisville, finished his coal research earlier in the semester. By working 20 to 30 hours a week for more than a year, Meloon received 37,000 from the graduate student research assistantship program. The program was sponsored by LECO Corp., a scientific instrument company. Meloon's work involved researching the gasses and products emitted when coal was heated at differ- ent temperatures. LECO had Western do the research to determine why instrument methods gave better results than the standard tests developed by the American Soci- ety for Testing and Materials, Meloon said. Ramsey, who usually worked IO to I5 hours a week, said her research involved coal micronization. This was a method of grinding or crushing coal to micron-sized particles. A micron was 1,oooth of a millimeter. Through coal micronization, researchers hoped to remove the sulfur and mineral matter that could cause environmental problems. They also hoped to discover whether the smaller particles were more reactive, Debbie Kuehn, editor of the Journal of Coal Quality and an adjunct assistant chemistry professor, said. During Ramsey's experiments, coal was placed in a small vessel with tetralin. The mixture was heated to 752 degrees Fahrenheit and agitated vigorously. The coal was then emptied out, dried in an oven and weighed. Ramsey's research involved comparing the differ- ent samples from each of her experiments. She com- pared the percentage of liquid products which were obtained from various types of coal. The coal research was to make liquefaction a more efficient means of processing coal. During liquefaction, some of the organic components of coal were made more soluble or actually turned into a liquid. According to Riley, liquid fuel was easier to burn and transport. "We hope to solve some of the problems associat- ed with the use of coal," Riley said. "We also hope to find some new ways of using coal." The main purpose of coal research was to deter- mine more efficient ways of using coal, Kuehn said. "Oil and gas are not going to last forever," she said. "We are trying to come up with a substitute that will be an energy source for the future." Ramsey compared what they were doing to the efforts to improve solar energy. Meloon hoped to continue doing research but said, "It's real tough right now in the chemistry industry. Six months from now I might be bagging groceries." Ramsey's work was the catalyst which caused her to make a definite decision to major in chemistry. She hoped the coal research she had done would give her an edge over other prospects in job inter- view situations. "I'm just glad I've done this because it taught me that this is what I want to do," she said. "I would be perfectly happy doing bench work for the rest of my life. I may be smelly and dirty, but I don't mind." I -Story by Nancy Murphy -Photos by Royce Vibbert 263 Coal research ,df """-Q Cn of th guys t was not an easy field for anyone - female or male. But for some people, becoming a nurse was something they would work long and hard to achieve. It was true - there were more females in the field than males, but this did not bother Tomp- kinsville junior Bradley Emmert. "I knew I wanted to go into the medical field," Emmett said. Emmert began working at the Monroe County Medical Center the summer after he graduated from high school. After observing all of the areas, "Nurs- ing just caught my eye because itls not something everybody can dof' he said. Even though nursing has been a predominantly female field, "There is nothing different between males and females in the field," Mary Hazzard, head of the nursing department, said. "There are more males now than I5 or 16 years ago," she said. "The percentage isn't all that high, but the field is growing." The male nurse did bring a different aspect to the idea of nursing. "We take this back to family situationsf' Haz- zard said. "Today many fathers take care of the children, and they bring their own dimensions of nurturing and caring to the family." This same principle could be applied to nursing. "Nursing is something you do to help others," Emmert said, "and the rewards come from the pa- tients. Knowing that you helped somebody is what ties it all togetherf' According to Hazzard, some people may refuse to have a male nurse. "More females refuse than males," she said. "It is just the individual's feelings toward that. But you 264 .bf lVJLjl'77lH Y also see this with female nurses." According to Paula Wagner, a sophomore nurs- ing student from Evansville, Ind., male nurses some- times have an advantage. "Sometimes boys would rather have a male nurse for some of the more personal procedures," she said. But other than that, "Everybody takes the males as being the same, no different," Wagner added. According to Hazzard, nursing was a broad field with a diverse range of jobs available. "Nursing is a field that allows a lot of shifting," Hazzard said, "mainly because of the amount of areas." Because of the available bachelor degrees, Haz- zard said there were many different areas open to nurses, including hospitals, home health, occupa- tional health and community health. "You can still have a career change in nursing l l During ltmch, Tompkinsville junior Bradley Emmert jokes around with some of the other nurses in his class. He was an inern at the Medical Center, where he worked every Tuesday and Thursday with as many as three or four patients. While his patient's arm is submerged in a whirlpool bath by a nurse, Emmett observes the procedure. The patient's arm was burned from the elbow to the fingertips when his car caught on fire as he was working on it. and still be functioning as a nurse," she said. job opportunities were just one of the reasons that a person might choose nursing as a career, Hazzard said. "Some people start out as military corpsmen. Others find that they like working with people and like the health care field," she said. Other people have just had some contact along the line or had a family member who was in nursing, she added. There were two degree programs offered by the nursing department. Seven males were enrolled in the associate degree program, while only two! At the Medical Center, male nurse Emmert carefully replaces a sheer on one of the hospital beds. Some of his other responsibil- ities while caring for patients included administering medicine and delivering meals. QJIU of--atc 40. ae., , 2 65 Bradley Emmert 1, 1 X xx it ' x 1 ix XNXX lp XX. I X rf, f In XR r Al ,il 'Xi f,?Yfl i, e i x ,ff i il Y k,,'T Q Xxx' E WN.. l Xl, ,ff f X, 1 ff 5,1 ff N S X At the end of the worlc day, Emmert pauses for a rest while he finishes filling out his patient reports. He attended class for one hour and worked with patients for almost six hours every Tues- day and Thursday. :rife g,,Lm Cl YS cont. males were signed up for the Bachelor of Science degree program. In order to get into the associate degree program, a student had to earn a grade point average of at least 2.5. This requirement fluctuated depending upon how many students the program had room for. For the BS degree, admission was a 2. 3. Once a student made it into the program, he or she had to maintain a 2.0. Nursing classes included four hours of lectures and eight hours of lab during the first year of the AD program. The second year included four hours of lecture also, with 16 hours of lab. "On Sunday and Tuesday we go to the hospital to get patient information and to meet the patient," Wagner said. "We then write assessments and care plans for them. On Monday and Wednesday we work from 7 to 3 at the hospital and with the patient that we were assigned to." Wagner felt that there were a few criteria that a nurse should possess, whether the person was a male or a female. "If you're going to choose nursing, you have to want to help people,', Wagner said. "It's a leader- ship and responsibility role that requires a lot of time and hard work. If you plan on getting anything out of nursing, you have to put a lot into it." Emmert agreed that nursing was not for every- one. "You have to be sure,,' he said. "You have to know this is what you really want to do." I -Story by Kim Spann -Photos by James Borchuck Qi , I. v . 5 f " ' ' 4 Near a window at the Medical Center, Emmert takes the vital ' signs, which include blood pressure and temperature checks, of one of his patients. The responsibilities of male and female nurses did not differ. 267 Bradley Emrnert ru h From her advanced airbrush class, Melissa Culbreth, an Ed- monson County sophomore, displays one of her creations. She was a technical illustration major and was required to talce the two-hour-long class. Students work intently on their projects in the advanced air- brush class. Grading of the projects was based on the mastery of five basic shapes which students learned to render on paper. 268 f'lt.1deinxU ing up 5 , ost people perceived airbrushing as a flashy sunset scene stretched across a T- shirt or the name of a girl painted across a license plate. For students enrolled in Airbrush IIS and the advanced class, Airbrush 330, the perception of the technique was a little different. Airbrushing didn't mean painting creative de- signs on a 12-by-6-inch piece of metal or on a shirt, but it meant learning how to be creative and artistic as well as learning how to do technical airbrushing. Airbrushing was "applying different tones and colors of inlc by compressed air which is controlled by the handf' Michael Farnsley, a Bowling Green senior and member of the advanced class, said. "It makes you see shadows and shapes in a more technical way," Farnsley said. "It helps you see in a 3-D way." The two-hour-long airbrush classes were required for technical illustration majors and other students in various fields. "Airbrush is not taught that much. Western is the only university that offers the technical illustra- tion degreef, Wandel Dye, instructor of the two classes, said. "Airbrush is most popular with techni- cal illustration, art, journalism and interior design fmajorsjf' Dye added that the classes were a strong supple- ment to these programs. The curriculum for the technical illustration degree began in the early ,705 2 1 N -. - of ut 5 , ,f"Z, inf... .--""' 4 i i :on a new approach and the associate degree program began in 1977. The technical illustration degree was made up of four areas: airbrush, technical art, graphic art and computer graphics. Also included in the degree were industrial photography and technical writing courses. Abstract airbrushing was not taught in the two classes, Dye said. Instead, the program stressed "tight representational art and art for industry." "Airbrushing is a rendering tool for the artist in values and tones," Dye said. "It is both a representa- tional and a realistic type of art work." "It's very basic. He fDyel starts with basics and you build on from there," Sabrina Huffaker, a fresh- man from Boulder, Colo., said. Airbrushing did not turn out to be as easy as expected, Farnsley said. "I thought it would be like what T-shirt artists do, but itis more difficultf' he said. "It's not done freehand." For students in the beginning class, the tech- niques for learning the concepts of airbrushing be- gan with blowing large and small dots on paper. The succeeding steps were: learning how to con- trol distance, drawing lines, flat washes, doing realis- tic type figures, light and results of light, and learn- ing how to put a tone to realistic art. For all airbrush students, projects were based on five basic shapes: the cone, sphere, cube, cylinder and a concave form. Students learned how to render each shape on paper. Dye said that every project was based on geomet- ric shapes, and the shapes were related to industrial products. "You learn how to airbrush different surfaces and textures, such as black rubber, cast iron and steel," Krista Proctor, a Utica freshman and ad- vanced airbrush student, said. By blowing dots, the students learned how to control distance with the airbrush. Rendering lines taught them the basic control of the tool. However, before the beginning students started blowing dots, they began by drawing the objects in graphite pencil. Colored pencils were used for draw- ings following this step. For the actual airbrushing of their projects, stu- dents used an opaque white paper of medium to smooth grain. Those enrolled in the classes were required to pay a S5 lab fee to cover the cost of frisket paper. The paper was used to cover the side of the project that was not to be airbrushed. All other necessary sup- plies, such as the airbrush, paper, straight edges and water-soluble ink, were provided. "Airbrushing gave me something else to do. It brings out my artistic ability people say I have," given a practical exam that consisted of four airbrush problems which needed to be corrected. "The tests are confusing," said Doris Sutton, a Hardin freshman and advanced airbrush student. "It's not easy, but the teacher is good and the atmosphere is really relaxed and enjoyable, even though you work hardf, Some of the problems on the final exam consisted of doing flat washes as well as gradated washes with color. "I like it because you have a certain format to follow. It makes it easier," Proctor said. "I think Mr. Dye teaches it like it should be." I -Story by Gina Kinslow -Photos by Royce Vibbert , NE Huffaker said. Exams for the classes varied in format as the year progressed. For the students' midterm exam, they were given a written test and for the final, they were an . A , 5,0 fl While Culbreth perfects one of her projects, instructor Wan- del Dye offers her some advice. "QAirbrushingJ is both a repre- sentational and a realistic type of art work,', Dye said. 269 Airbrush FIJSX Degrees of development ike kids on their way to summer camp, they packed their gear and headed out of town. H Their destination was the basement of the Allen County Public Library in Scottsville. After unloading and setting up camp, the group designat- ed the library as its official headquarters. The basement was turned into a professional photo-developing lab on Oct. 9, and 26 students and professionals began to record small-town life in pho- tographs. The Mountain People's Workshop had begun. Each student had three days and to rolls of black and white film to document a Scottsville resident or location. During the day the photojournalists worked on their photo stories and wandered around the town square. The people and places of the town painted a poignant picture - a man who raised prize-winning mules, a young editor of a weekly newspaper, a tiny all-you-can-eat diner and a determined working woman raising her handicapped daughter. Photojournalists documented a grandmotherly baker, a deaf-mute who was the high school football team's biggest fan, and the men who spent their - foe Furia A faculty staff member at the workshop, Stormi Greener, talks with Tim Broekema, a Kalamazoo, Mich., junior, about his photo assignment. Greener was a staff photographer for the Minneapolis Star and Tribune. As the photojournalism workshop comes to an end, Cindy Pinkston, a Louisville senior, says goodbye to Erin Yearout- Patton, who was part of her photo story. Each photographer was given an assignment to shoot throughout the weekend. 270 Academics days whittling and telling lies on the town square. At night the staff critiqued the day's negatives, offered advice for improving the stories and gave slide shows and lectures about professional photo- journalism. The professionals included Jack Corn, director of photography for the Chicago Tribune, and Stormi .Greener, photojournalist for the Minneapolis Star and Tribune. The annual workshop, planned by Western in- structors, offered students and professionals a chance to practice documentary photography and to live and learn with fellow photojournalists. "It's hard, but it's a good experience," said Corn, a former photojournalist-in-residence at Western. "These shooters sink or swim here. Itls a lot of pressure." Photo instructor Dave LaBelle, formerly of the Sacramento Bee, and photo-sequence head Mike Morse chose the site and found the photo subjects. Scottsville had about 4, goo residents, but it was a small town with corporate connections. Dollar Gen- eral Store's national headquarters was based there. "We do this almost every year," Morse said. "It's challenging. It's an opportunity for professionals to get out and document. It's freedom for them. "For the students, it's a chance to work side by side, watching well-known pros. They see what the real world is like." It was also a chance for the residents of the town to see themselves as others saw them. Retired school teacher and principal .lack Fraime, 78, said, "We think we've got a good place here. But it's interest- ing to watch these photographers come in - what they look at, who they talk to, what they find. It's a new perspective." The workshop photographs were edited by the spring photo-editing class at Western. The pictures and stories were then compiled into a soft-bound book, titled "Scottsville," due out in September 1987. Fraime had lived in Scottsville nearly 40 years and was proud of the town. He hoped the photogra- phers who had documented it were able to capture all aspects of the town. "It's a friendly, happy town. We care about each other here. I hope they see that." I -Story by Victoria P. Malmer - Tim Broekema e 1 K l l ll l l Tzm Brofkemu The shadow of Louisville senior Bob Bruclc falls on the en- trance to the worlcshop's lab as be takes a brealc. In the Scottsville public library's temporary basement lab, nearly 300 rolls of film were processed in three days. 271 Photojournalism workrbop During a tornado drill, Gibson makes sure the students stay in the correct position for safety. The drill took place during Thurs- day moming classes and was required to familiarize f 'idents with the procedures. Before morning class, Tammy Gibson, a Clarkson semor, walks to school. Gibson was working on her student teaching requirement at Vlarren Elementary School. fn. 1 i ' W- y 'S ' , , :Ze 11 We 1 'sf . ,, .. y 3. i 'Q ' 'TZQQBBZK-.'Wi'kiE.1i3EYJiE.di'f"r V Q at fc -W A i M ' Av ' I G1 I 1 52 .... i I U :-I A 1 2 ll 11 to 'if' 1 -1 . V ffz-ffaqz., --f U- P495 owl y .... .-.l,,T . - - - - 272 Academics stumped by a problem with their assignment, jennifer Smith One of GilJSOn's students, Forshee, approaches her for help turns to Gibson for an answer as Ursula Duncan and Angela with an assignment. Gibson had planned on teaching at one of Forshee await the response. Gibson taught third graders. three elementary schools in Grayson County upon graduation. .4 ll' ,-5 "",.." ,r yr' -S .V .vu ,S NEWS l - ji? +, 'K' X I " XQLA Six- 4' ' ,xi- ' ...X 'L.L,.. . if lass isten. Follow directions. I Keep your hands to yourself. These were among a list of rules on a sign in the corner of the room. "They're actually better than I expected," Clark- son senior Tammy Gibson said of her 25 third grade students. Gibson was a student teacher at Warren Elemen- tary during the spring semester. "I have an unusual class," Gibson said. "Most teachers, over a seven-week period, would end up having to paddle." Student teaching at Warren Elementary involved teaching many subjects. "I even teach P.E. fphysical educationj there because they don't have a P.E. teacher," Gibson said. Cl If They fstudentsj enjoy having a student teach- "They look forward to it." Perkins knew of Gibson's abilities prior to the spring semester and asked for her as a student teach- er. "I lucked out," Gibson said. "She requested me." Gibson had been assigned to Perkins' class for pre-student teaching in the fall. Pre-student teach- ing involved working with three or four children, while student teaching consisted of actually teaching class. "Our principal said that if we liked our pre- student teachers, we could arrange for them to stu- dent teach for us," Perkins said. Student teaching provided Gibson, an elemen- tary eduation major, with an opportunity to gain valuable experience. She felt working with Perkins gave her an added advantage over other education majors. I can take her methods and her techniques and H ! 79 er, said Judy Perkins, Gibson s supervising teacher. add on to them and change them to fit me, she P 273 Tammy Gibran C QSS cont. said. ments but made sacrifices in other areas. Gibson planned to teach at one of three elemen- Student teaching was an experience required for "I would say the old first- through eighth-grade tary schools in Grayson County after graduation, all elementary education majors. Eight weeks of fprogramj givesa person more flexibility in finding but first she had to say goodbye to her Warren teaching experience were allotted for students in employment because it covers more grades," Elementary class during her last week there. elementary education, but changes were slated for Watts Said, "I got very attached to them," she said. 'Tm the education majors' program. "I don't believe it's as good a program as our taking my camera this week and get pictures of all of Effective Sept. 1, 1987, the teacher "certification Qoriginalj first- through eighth," grade program, them." levels are being changed," said David Watts, direc- Watts said of the new early elementary program Teaching the class for the last time was hard for tor of teacher admissions, certification, and student that covers kindergarten through fourth grades. not only Gibson, but also for her students. teaching. The teaching experience was what mattered most "It's fun when she teaches spelling," Ursula The original system had three levels of CertifiC21- to Gibson, though. Duncan, one of Gibson's students, said. "It'll be sad tion: early elementary fgrades 1-82, middle Q5-gjg "When you get out in your own classroom, that's fwhen she leavesj because we won't have her here and high School Q7-122. The new program WHS what you need," she said. 'Tm much more prepared no more." made of three different levels: early elementary Ckin- than before I started this." Working with the children gave Gibson exper- dergarten-4j, middle Q5-8,5 and high school K9-129. There were some things that could only be ience that no book ever could, she said. "Things are becoming more specialized by grade learned through actual teaching. "That,ll be one class I'll never forget." I levels," said Gibson, who was going to be certified in "The chairs are smaller," Gibson said, "and when -SYOYY 55' Rob Mfcmlfen grades 1-8 in the original program. you go to sit down at reading group, you flop down -Photos by Kathy Foneste' The new program had more stringent require- on the floor." W if i ,, N - - , ' Q Y V6 W ef ' R l L, JJ- . 'lk " . 5. ... HU! Za. 5 . ,ig n in-ff After a day of teaching, Gibson discusses the day's events with Betty jo Kepley in Gibson's Mclean Hall room. Kepley was Gibson's best friend and co-resident assistant. 274 Academiks As she stands in front of the class, Gibson listens to a question from one of her students and prepares to respond. Gibson had 25 children in her class. To start his day, third grader Bryan Murphy smiles as he gets a hug from Gibson. The student teacher had to spend eight weeks teaching class as required in her major. X 6 1' K 6' ax A ' is iff I, t .A .. is .. C' -1' I sg, Lil P 275 Tammy Gibson othing like an old ham hooting paper wads into a cylinder- shaped oatmeal box was the beginning of a dream for a three-year-old boy. Since then, he has excelled at nearly every phase of basketball competition. The dreamer and achiever was John Oldham. Oldham's office displayed symbols of his many accomplishments, including his I5 years as West- ern's athletic director. He resigned his position in September of 1986 but kept symbols of his exper- ience, knowledge and strategies hung on his office wall, along with a latch-hook work of Western's red towel. "I love being associated with Western," he said. Oldham, now 63 years old, said he would like to spend the rest of his days here. While growing up in the small town of Hartford, most of Oldham's afternoons were spent working. "My father owned a country store, and I would work for him after school and on Saturdays," he said. The work did not stop Oldham from performing on the basketball court, however former at Hartford High School in 1942. P This special recognition helped him to win a par- tial scholarship to play for Western Kentucky University, then named Western State Teachers College. He played varsity basketball for the Hilltoppers as a freshman until he entered the Navy. While in the service, he played on the National Champion- ship Basketball Team at Great Lakes. During 1944-46, Oldham played on the national- ly ranked Memphis Navy team. "While in the service, I matured a lot and became more studious," he said. "I was more eager to come back and get an education." After serving three years, Oldham returned to Western and was selected as a member of the South- ern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference team cI947,, the Ohio Valley Conference team fI947,, and the Kentucky Intercollegiate team f1948Q. He also was selected as a basketball All-American by the American Press International. After graduating with a physical education major and minors in English and biology, Oldham played for a professional team, the Fort Wayne, Ind., Pis- tons, for two years. ways." tif:-as 276 Academics Oldhjm wasan AH- "I love the students and working Stare basketball per- with them. It keeps me young and alert and kee s me from setting my -john Oldham Oldham began his first coaching job at WKU High School in 1951. He took his first team to the Kentucky State Basketball Tournament. Accepting the head basketball coach position at Tennessee Technical School in 1955, he won or tied for three OVC titles during his nine-year tenure. Oldham replaced the living legend, E.A. Diddle, in 1964 as Western's head basketball coach. "I didn't try to live up to his winning traditions because he was a winning coach," Oldham said. "I told him I wouldn't coach as long or win as many. And I didn't. "I was fortunate, though, to have talent and win a large percentage of the games," he said. Oldham perpetuated Western's reputation as a winning program on the national level. His teams won four OVC championships and appeared in four National Collegiate Athletic Association Tourna- ments and one NIT. "I enjoyed coaching the '66 team of fClemQ Haskins, Steve Cunningham and Wayne Chap- man," he said. "They were such an all-around ball club." Although the '66 team was regarded as Oldham's best, it was the 1970-71 ball team which brought him the most recognition. The team fell to Villanova 92-89 in two overtimes at the Fi- nal Four, taking third-place honors. A certificate from the National Association of Basketball Coaches hangs in Oldham's office, re- minding others of his honors as District Coach of the year in 1970-71. Ted Hornback, Diddle's longtime basketball as- sistant, retired as athletic director following the 1970-71 school year. Oldham replaced him and also ended his seven years as head coach. His last major change as athletic director was the transition from the OVC to the Sun Belt Conference. "It was the biggest change for Western, and maybe a positive one," he said. "There were budget cuts, it was a major experience for us all after 28 years fin OVCl." Jimmy Feix, who replaced Oldham as athletic director, praised his predecessor for the way he had handled the change. "It was a national issue, and Mr. Oldham used good judgement and directions," Feix said. Although Oldham was retired from the adminis- tration, he still played an important role at Western. He taught two classes a week for the physical educa- tion department and served on the Board of Direc- tors for the Hilltopper Athletic Foundation. "I love the students and working with them. It keeps me young and alert and keeps me from setting my ways," he said. Because of his outstanding leadership as a player, coach, and administrater, Oldham was inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame Aug. 25, 1986. "What honors you the most about being induct- ed is the people you go in with. It's a great honor," he said. Other great legends inducted in Louisville were Tommy Bell, Jim Bunning, Adolph Rupp and Ralph Beard. Oldham was also involved with the community as a member of the state board and local board of the Cancer Society and as a Boys' Club volunteer. "Bill Ocean, University of Louisville's athletic director, got me interested as a volunteer in the Cancer Society. I enjoy the work and working to- ward a good cause," he said. In Oldham's spare time, he also did two hours of public relations for Leachman Buick GMC and en- joyed making and designing clocks. "Any time you have the support of your family, it is much easier," he said. He and his wife of 36 years, Bobbie, have two children. His son, John, 34, did artwork for Mid- South Management. His 21-year-old daughter, Su- zanne, worked part-time at Castner Knott depart- ment store. "My wife is very strong and supportive of me and my work," Oldham said. "She's an excellent house- keeper and dedicated to the home. The support makes my work easier." Oldham's wife felt pride for her husband as a player, coach and athletic director. "I always felt that since he had been in it so long," she said, "it fsupportj was the natural thing to do. "You have to be supportive in all they do. There's a lot of difference being a coach's wife and an AD's fathletic directorj wife," Mrs. Oldham said. Some might think of Oldham as a legend who made Western what it was in athletics. However, he never aimed for the spotlight. "I've been in the position of lime light. Really I'm not doing more than the person who doesn't get the light," Oldham said. "There are many other people who have done more than me. I'm thankful for the talent that God gave me and thankful for the talent to work with." I -Story by Kelly Twyman -Photo by Bob Bruck Inducted into the 1986 Athletic Hall of Fame, John Oldham, former athletic director, is still associated with Western. His many years in athletics included being an All-State and Western basketball player and a Western basketball coach. I if .4 K . .yi v.' 1 542' t -M, r 5 , 4 4 I ,.1" --...f 'JP ski.. -2" ax , . -uve. 3 g Q. 91- 4 , x'.""- -f-rr," F GS, . 5,111 , A 5 i .z. x X ...sv- . E., .. ii: 'lf -' - . ..'Ei!,?.s?m ..:, 4, ,W .451 ' ' "-'ff . QM ,Z . .4 i ? li ...ul gn -his f ,fir-.Tf'fg V . ,.w.,.. ., . t X w.c:,w J ,bww .'-,- fv K "L , ' v VE M,:..M,- Q M, Wag. . . ' s ts .7 :xX'wx5 H. ,hx fy ' 'H .9-4 fu' c 'QQ--2 . . ,, 4 X' 1 v .631 J? 1. 277 l Iabn Oldham More than ju t a danseur However from the time she talked them into enrolling her in her first dance class, Deborah Smiley Ford had a different idea. "I loved dance from the beginning," Ford said. "Ballet has always been my favoritef' Ford was a part-time dance instructor and assis- tant director of the dance company at Western. She had been a graduate assistant for two years during the time she worked on her master's degree in com- munication and theater. She became faculty, though, because students could assist for only two years. Her first experience in teaching occurred when she was a senior in high school. Her dance teacher gave her a class of 8-year-olds to instruct. "I enjoyed watching kids get excitedf, she said. "It was fun to see them grow and develop in the er parents wanted her to be a piano player. art." Although her undergraduate degree was in per- forming arts, she preferred a master's in dance, but Western did not offer one. However, staying at Western gave Ford the op- portunity to get the teaching experience she needed while completing her graduate work. At the same time, her husband was completing his graduate work in health care administration. The situation worked well for Ford. Not only did she obtain experience in teaching, but in communi- cations, choreography and the technical aspect of theater as well as other areas. "I feel I will be much more marketable," Ford said, "because of the well-rounded experience I am gettingf, Ford hoped to teach dance after she graduated. "I have really enjoyed working with the college- age students," she said. "My master's will enable me to teach at the college level. "Working here has been almost like an appren- ticeship or on-the-job training," she added. "I'm getting hands-on experience." In addition to her teaching and master's work, Ford had also choreographed five numbers for the annual dance concert. This involved developing an idea, choosing music and teaching dancers the fin- ished product. She was also director of the WKU Youth Dance Program which had been in existence for five years. In the program, junior and senior dance students conducted classes for young people in the communi- With a class of intermediate ballet students, Ford shouts instructions. Along with intermediate ballet, she taught basic ballet, basic and intermediate jazz, basic modern and pas de deux. 278 A cademics Preparing for an upcoming quiz in her ballet class, Ford demonstrates a basic maneuver that is required for dance. As well as teaching classes at Western, Ford was director of the WKU Youth Dance program. ,gf II' gl ,-I lv 280 A cadernzcs Danseur mm. ty. "It gives students the experience of teaching dance to younger kids," Ford said. "It's also a com- munity service." As an instructor, Ford was gentle and even comi- cal with her students. She referred to one stretch as the "Barry Stretchv while a Barry Manilow tune echoed in the background. She first demonstrated the routine, then walked through it once while the students followed. Her next step was to help the students with their move- ments as they went through it a final time to be sure they understood. Beverly Veenker, director of the dance company, felt Ford made a fine teacher. "She's always open to learning herself," Veenker said. "She doesn't just try to show everyone how much she knows, she really teaches." While Ford was a grad assistant, she taught four classes a semester. Some of the classes she had taught were basic ballet, basic jazz, intermediate jazz, basic modern, pas de deux fa ballet figure or dance for One method Ford uses to teach is illustrating how to do the move as well as explaining it. After the demonstrations she watched the students and helped them until they understood the maneuver. ' l ' Ylvwiiuv ,rf NJN' F 7 .1 7' 3 F5 4 A . . i f 5 ' l In class, Ford helps one of her students with a technique. Ford was going for her master's degree in communication and theater since a master's degree in dance was not offered by Western. two personsj and intermediate ballet. This took a lot of her time. "Most grad assistants only teach one subject," she said. "I have four. A lot of time goes into planning each individual course even though they are only one-hour classes. I teach the beginning and intermediate classes, and Beverly teaches the inter- mediate-advanced classes." After graduation, Ford planned to move to Nashville where her husband already had a job. She was unsure of her future after that point, though she had several ideas in mind. Ford had been offered a position by her former instructor at the Ann Carroll School of Dance in Franklin, Tenn. Carroll planned to open a new branch and wanted Ford to operate it. "I would also like to check into some of the Nashville area colleges for work," Ford said. Ford felt that love and patience were keys to success in dancing. Dedication, time, and physical and emotional pain were important as well. "You have to get used to coming home with sore muscles," she said, "but you have the feeling of a day well spent." I -Story by Darryl Williams -Photos by Mike Kieman fv l +I' .. fsmwfwwamw,-amfz.-. .. ww ff'- x I 28 1 Deborah Ford Field exercises did not include working with gift- 1 pecial approach he students grew frustrated. The long- er they looked, the worse it became. None of them could read the blurred words from the overhead projector. They felt just like the children they were learning to teach-handicapped. The students were enrolled in Secondary Educa- tion 373, a class titled, "Prescriptive Teaching in the Secondary School." The class taught how to deal with gifted children and the mentally and physically handicapped. One way the students learned was by experienc- ing how a handicapped person viewed the world. "The class definitely causes you to be more com- passionate and patient," Bowling Green senior Sue Compton said. "When you have to work with the handicapped, you appreciate the individuals that they are. Hopefully, this feeling will enter the class- room with us fwhen we teachjf' In addition to being shown problems faced by the visually impaired, students also listened to special tapes that made them feel they were partially deaf. One woman in the class actually was. "I learned by having Dana fRiddlej in the class,,' said Dr. Keith Taylor, who taught one of two secondary education 373 classes offered. "I had to association." Louisville senior Hillary Reed, who helped with occupational therapy, said she felt rewarded by teaching the clients to be more self-sufficient but said the work was difficult. "You are a stranger in a new situation," Reed said. Being buddies at Special Olympics was also a new situation for many class members. They chose a participant to watch throughout the day-long event, teachers in public schools fwhoj didn't know how to handle special ed. students," he said. "When we're in class, I ask the students, 'Have you ever gone to the mall and seen someone in a wheelchair? What did you do? You either stared, or you tried not to,"' Taylor said. "We are hoping they learn to understand the handicapped." Many felt they had gained something besides knowledge in the class. entertaining the Olym- pians and cheering them on when it came time for their particular events. "I enjoyed seeing the kids get a kick out of winning," Jim Blain, a Falls of Rough junior, said. "It wasn't so much the idea of competition " . . . the class is different. It's difficult, in a way, since it's such a demand on you, but I like the way it approaches the relationship of teachers and students in a more of a feeling kind of wayf' -Sue Compton Although she said the course took more time and thought, Compton believed everything they had done was helpful for prospective teachers. "It's different-the class is different," she said. "It's difficult in a way since it's such a demand on you, but I liked the way it ap- but the idea that they were all winners. "Special Olympics gives them a feeling of self- worth," he said. "Being buddies helped them and us." adjust to teaching her. I had to make sure I didn't talk with my back turned." Although it was worth three credit hours, the course in- volved an additional zo hours of field work, or room. activities outside the class- CC The students put in a lot of time . . . I think they enjoy the experiences. I hope they do." -Dr. Keith Taylor ed children. Taylor said only about two weeks of class time was spent on learning to deal with the gifted, but he added, "I wish it were more." Requirements for the course included mastering certain computer skills, which took the average stu- "The students put in a lot of time," Taylor said. "In the main, I think they enjoy the experiences. I hope they do." Experiences included assisting at Panorama, an intermediate care facility for the mentally retardedf developmentally handicapped, and being buddies to participants in the Special Olympics in April. Taylor said many of the students first went out to Panorama with "a whole lot of fear." "They are thinking it will be like the slums at night," he said, "but they find out there are decent people there. I hope they gain something from the 282 A cadcm LU dent about I0 hours to do. Some looked upon it as the biggest threat of the class, Taylor said. "I'm sure I enjoy the computer lab more than some of my students," he said, "but we wanted to spread computer learning in all education classes. We use programs that deal with the handicapped in 373-H The class was required for those seeking teacher certification on the secondary level. Before it was first offered five years ago, Taylor said those in secondary education spent only about two weeks studying the handicapped. "We put it in as a separate class because we found proaches the relationship of teachers and students in more of a feeling kind of way." Compton said her favorite part had been the subject of "labeling" covered in a few of the two- hour lectures. She said people are used to labeling the handicapped. "We talked about how that takes a person's indi- vidualism away," Compton said. "Labeling related to everything else we studied." Because the course covered a large number of topics, students did not have time to do all of the planned exercises. In previous years, members were required to use wheelchairs and wear bandages over their eyes while they tried to go to the restrooms. "We couldn't find a wheelchair this year," Tay- lor said. "They don't see us around the halls as much as they used to." Through all the activities, many students were able to acquire an understanding and acceptance of the handicapped. They were able to grasp the de- gree of difficulty of being handicapped in a normal world. "They're just like us," Bettina Poland, a Tomp- kinsville senior, said. "They're not as different as I thought they were." I -Story by jennifer Strange -Photo by Royce Vibbert ' ca' a ' 1 5, L' 5, 4, 'Um- 4 M. AQ-,xx 1- - we During a sign language class at Panorama, speech pathologist Chris Congdon and Julie DeBoy, an Elizabethtown junior, dem- onstrate the sign for telephone. Not all the students were deaf, but all were taught sign language for communication. 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Board of Regents Chairman Joe Ira- f cane of Owensboro spoke with enthusi- asm about the official installation of Western's sev- enth president, Dr. Samuel Kern Alexander. Iracane was one of many alumni, faculty members and stu- dents who joined in the celebration of the inaugura- tional ceremonies and week-long activities held the week of Dec. 8. President Alexander, wearing the official medal- lion of Western Kentucky University, was installed during special ceremonies Dec. I3 at 2 p.m. in Van Meter Auditorium. "I accept the presidency of Western Kentucky University with a deep sense of humility," Alex- ander said. "There is no honor that the people of my native state could have bestowed on me which I could cherish more than the opportunity to serve them as president of Western." The Christmas Madrigal Feast, a Renaissance and Medieval tradition-based modern invention, highlighted the opening activities of the event. WKU's Student Alumni Association and the National Alumni Association hosted receptions ear- lier that week for President Alexander in the Craig Alumni Center. Selected students and faculty mem- bers were sent invitations for the festivities. Former Western presidents Kelly Thompson, -Tim Broekenia Dero Downing and John Minton unveiled "West- ern Presidents 1906-1986" Wednesday in the Ken- tucky Museum. The painting was displayed in the lobbies of Wetherby Administration Building and Van Meter Auditorium during the week. A community dinner featuring Dr. Lowell Harri- son, university historian, was held Wednesday. The Bowling Green-Warren County Chamber of Com- merce hosted the dinner at the Kentucky Museum. Dr. Vivian Williams, professor of educational studies at Oxford University, lectured the next day after a reception sponsored by the Faculty Senate. President Alexander's colleague spoke on structural and organizational change in the English Educa- tional System. Attending the inauguration ceremony with Judge john S. Palmore of Henderson, a member of WKU's Board of Regents, was Gov. Martha Layne Collins. "We are proud to have such a distinguished Kentucky scholar and educator return to one of our premiere institutions," Collins said of the president. Dr. Charles B. Reed, chancellor of the State University System of Florida, delivered the inaugu- ral address and praised the new president. "He has the values of a leader integrity, personal security, a sense of priority and vision," Reed said. "He can see clearly what needs to be done, and he knows how to get it done." Qx me-Q or 'ii Alexander, a Marrowbone native, addressed a crowd of 800, including college and university repre- sentatives from across the country and from Oxford University in England, the oldest college in the world. Alexander's mother, Emma, a former school teacher, was presented with a bouquet of red roses. Alexander said that the most important goal for the university was to "mitigate inequality in our societyi' by providing an education to each and every individual. "These are the principles for which Western has stood for 80 years," he said, "and herein lies our formula for the future." Alexander added that the university should "seek to foster a society where those who are industrious, knowledgeable, ethical and moral will be held in highest esteem." According to Alexander, the primary reason for existence of the state university was to educate youth by drawing nearer to the elementary and secondary schools. This was accomplished by identifying and shaping the educational programs necessary to ad- dress those student needs. "Western should stand forthright and assert a will to erase economic, social and hereditary privi- lege," the president said. I -Story by Kelly Twyman -Tim Broelzema After receiving the medallion signifying his presidency, Alex- ander shakes Iracane's hand. Inauguration ceremonies and var- ious activities continued for an entire week in December. During the inaugural address, Alexander watches the speaker. The inaugural address was given by Alexander's close friend and colleague Dr. Charles B. Reed, Chancellor of the State University System of Florida. 285 Alexandefs inaugunxrion CLASSES J GQLQEQILES 3411 332 338 356 MOI'IiCG BIGCKFDOD This 2'l-year-old senior from New York is determined to make it to the top in the world of dance. by Jennifer Strange Camm Swigert Three years of this Shelbyville junior's life have been spent behind bars - and he's loved every minute of it. by Bettina Poland Bridgit Evans Life GS G rT1OdeI isn't Gill that iT'S CFCICKGCI up to be for Tl'iiS Louisville SODhOrTiOre. by John Binkley Kdfen Reasons With her fingers doing The walking and her mouth doing The talking, This bubbly freshman coed brings relaxation to her patients. by Kelly rwyman DEGREES OE EXPCDSURE G Ei 42 s if 2 2 , V, Q. f' 317 . 3' i 1 ' 2 ' . . vo ' ,af fm: al r an i, C ' if is . - if L5 Sm ra :eg iff ,eg , . . 'Q 2 H 1 -'Q 4 5 Q . ef, iii A if 'qi if? 1 15? if E' A 4, ,gf , At, ,Q r r E34 x Y, Q lu? fy I fa iii' KE 1 ,ff W ZH f'f' J, if . 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He saicl his system of order was simply keeping the important things near the top of the pile. wx' """""Mw.. ,QW-"' Q f iw rv mulF""' iv., -nv' vw' In ,M- Iohn Dunham Faculty -I- RONALD ADAMS, Profjleducational leadership DALE ADKINS, Asst. profjphys, ed. and recreation MARVIN ALBIN, Int. ASSI. deanf"College of Business Administration RICHARD ALDRIDGE, Asst. profj accounting ALAN ANDERSON, Headfphilosophy and religion JAMES BAKER, Profjhistory THERESE BAKER, Lib. asstjlibrary public services HENRY BAUGHMAN, Assoc. profj health and safety BETTINA BEARD, Visiting Profj psychology JAMES BECKER, Profjteacher ecl. DANA BODEN, Coordinator of Lib. instj library public services ROBERT BRETZ, Assoc. profjfinance and management info. systems CAROL BROWN, Headfmoclern language and intercultural studies JOHN CARR, Assoc. profj industrial and engineering technology JEFFERSON CASKEY, Profjteacher ed. JOHN CHAIVIBERLIN, Assoc. profj chemistry CHERYL CHAIVIBLESS, Dirjaclmissions FRANKLIN CHEATHAM, Assoc. profj computer science CAROL CLARK, Asst. profjfinance and management info. systems PHILIP CONSTANS, Profjeclucational leadership LOUIS COOK, Dirjfood services RAYMOND CRAVENS, Profj government THAD CREWS, Profjphys. ecl. ancl recreation MARY CRISP, Assoc. profjteacher ecl. HELEN CROCKER, Assoc. profjhistory LOU-ANN CROUTHER, Asst. profj English ORVILLE DOTSON, Asst. profjagriculture PETER DREISBACH, Asst. profj agriculture VAL DUNHAIVI, Heaclfbiology FREIDA EGGLETGN, registrar CHARLES EISON, Dirjsponsored programs f Assoc. prof . f psychology LARRY ELLIOTT, Profjbiology JANICE FERGUSON, Asst. profjteacher ed. WADE FERGUSON, Profjfinance and management info. systems LAWRENCE FINLEY, Assoc. profj management and marlceting 289 Facultyfflziams - Finley JOHN FOE, Dirjinstitutional research WILL FRIDY, Prof.fEnglish CECILE GARMON, Dirjbudget and planning RICHARD GREER, Dirjcounseling services DAVID GRIGGS, Instrjpsychology BARTLEY HAGERMAN, Asst. profj journalism EDWARD HANES, Profjteacher ed. DAVID HARTMAN, Assoc. profj chemistry DELBERT HAYDEN, Profjhome ec. and family living MARY HAZZARD, Headfnursing JERRY HERMAN, Visiting prof.fEd. Leadership ROBERT HERSHBARGER, Deanflfiowling Green College of Bus. Adm. JUANITA HIRE, Assoc. profjteacher ed. REBECCA HORNAL, Senior secretaryf D.U.C. STEPHEN HOUSE, Executive asst. to the President ROBERT HOYT, Profj biology PEGGY KECK, Profjadministrative office systems KENT KLUEVER, Profjmilitary science JAMES KQPER, Profjteacher ed. JOAN KRENZIN, Profjsociology, anth., and social work CHARLES KUPCHELLA, DeanfOgden College DAVE LaBELLE, Resident photojournalistf journalism ARCHIE LAMAN, Profj teacher ed. CORY LASH, Assoc. profjcomm. and theater MARVIN LEAVY, Assoc. Profj lib. public services CURTIS LOGSDON, Asst. profj physics and astronomy ROBERT MARTIN, Assoc. profjmodern languages and intercultural studies RUBY MEADOR, Headfallied health EUGENE MEYERS, Asst. profj health and safety JIM MILLER, Profjmodern languages and intercultural studies NANCY MINIX, Asst. profjteacher ed. CLETUS MITCHELL, Assoc. profj agricultural mech. EULA MONROE, Assoc. profjteacher ed. MICHAEL MORSE, Assoc. profj journalism JACK NEEL, Profjteacher ed. field services 290 Classes " S: s.,.,+f. s 32.15 -,,,.., . ,S ,,.,,,,,,g,.,,,. 9 ,, Q ,, V M... .e . i.i 2 ' 7 'MN' 'Jef wi'- we s :kc 4 f f N ees. , if Z, . we I X ff Y V 1 N-r , 9? 5 ,., r .. ,J 4' 'XX ,Cp Q95 .QQ 1 r .. , 1'-'Z .' -. mf A "J75i4s"f A 'aff' nv- I f f DUNCAN WHITE, Visiting asst. profj psychology PATTY WITTY, admin. secretary EDWARD WOLFE, Assoc. profjfinance and management info. systems Faculty -l WILLIAM NEEL, Profjdental hygiene JENIECE NELSON, Instrjteacher ed. ROBERT OPPITZ, Asst. deanfCollege of Business ROGER PANKRATZ, Asst. deanfCollege of Education JODIE PENNINGTON, Asst. profj agriculture JOHN POLLOCK, Profjteacher ed. RUDOLPH PRINS, Profjteacher ed. JOYCE RASDALL, Profj home ec. and family living DORIS REDFIELD, Profj psychology JIM RICHARDS, Dirjalumni affairs DONALD RITTER, Assoc. profjteacher ed. JULIA ROBERTS, Assoc. profjteacher ed. RICHARD ROBERTS, Profjteacher ed. J. T. SANDEFUR, DeanfCollege of Education STEPHEN SCHNACKE, Headf educational leadership ROBERT SCHRADER, Profjeducational leadership VERNON SHEELEY, Profjeducational leadership DAVID SHULL, Asst. profjfinance and management info. systems MARY SNYDER, admissions counselor DAVID STILES, Dirjdevelopment office JOHN SWEENEY, Dirjdevelopment office MICHAEL TOERNER, Assoc. Profj accounting KATHERINE TOLBERT, Dir.fCentral Hall NORMAN TOMAZIC, Assoc. profj industrial engineering tech. DONALD TUCK, Profjphilosophy and religion JOE UVEGES, Profjgovernment TERRY VANDER HEYDEN, Asst. profj journalism PEGGY WALLACE, credit union LEE WATKINS, Dirjfinancial aid DONALD WENDT, Profjindustrial engineering tech. 2 9 1 Farul!'yfF0e - Wolfe e cefoxicofrs ""'-s. w. MW' fr- Q 'ff-up .2 ' Q "I am ready to more on to bigger and better things." -Melanie Smith e made it by the sweat of our brow, and it felt good. It had been eight semes- ters of learning and growing. We had made 292 Classes many good friends, but now it was time to move on. We spent our senior year working, studying and praying that nothing went wrong. Any errors that final time around meant we would have to go an extra semes- ter. ' While our graduation gowns hung in the closets, we struggled through final ex- aminations for the last time. Before the ceremony could happen, we had to move out of those Io-by-12-foot rooms that had become our second homes. Despite the four years complaining about the small space, we knew we would miss that now familiar cubbyhole. ,- -Mike Kaernan On Saturday afternoon, Paducah junior Jim Keeney and Allan Gladsden, a graduate student from York, Penn., practice karate. They were members of the Kenpo Karate club. Promises 'were made to keep in touch. Would they last? While taking a final stroll around cam- pus, we took a deep breath and tried to prepare ourselves for the big moment. It was time to graduate. It was a day of many emotions, stronger than the ones we had experienced that first day at college. And like that first freshman day, graduation day was the beginning of a new world-the real one. 1 Q I ff! is Q In Big, C ,, ,Y , ' X 1 'is 1 ff Q xi iq , :- K 'iq Lf. ix I i . 49? pq.. 4 . 3 bi I x, jf' ' Us 'PSF Seniors 1'i""T HERMAN ADAMS, Photojournalism Corbin JULIE ADAMS, public relations Boonville, Ind. KIM ADAMS, biojchem. Tomplcinsville LISA ADAMS, recreation Bowling Green SUSAN ALBRIGHT, liberal studies Irvington TIMOTHY ALLEN, biojchem. Utica LEA ANNE ALVEY, marketing Franlclin RONDA AMBROSE, elem, ed. Philpot CAROL BAIRD, info. systems Russellville MARY LYNN BAKER, tex.f cloth. Bloomington, Ind. SUE BALLARD, int. designf bio. Loretto DEBORAH BANCZAK, marlceting Owensboro JOHN BARKER, computer sci. Owensboro BETH BAYENS, advertising Louisville MARI BAYENS, nursing Louisville ROBIN BECKHAM, int. designfrecreation Lebanon SCOTT BEEN, fine arts Louisville JOY BEHNKE, bus. mgt. Nashville, Tenn. LIZ BELL, broadcasting Greenville, S.C. ROBERT BELL, computer sci. Dunwoody, Ga. BOBBY BLAIR, graphic design Bowling Green BRYAN BLAIR, public relations Columbia KIMBERLY BLAKE, public relations Belton DONALD BLAKEY, computer sci Canmer TRACY BOND, boradcasting Shelbyville TAMMY BOSTON, accounting Campbellsville CAROLYN BOWLDS, advertising Owensboro EDWARD BRACKEN, advertising Herndon, Va. GEORGENA BRACKETT, psychology Upton ANNE BRADLEY, phys. ed. Fort Knox CHRISTOPHER BRINK, mech. engin. St. Charles, Mo. TAMI BRINLEY, elem. ed. Lebanon Junction DENISE BRISTOL, Englishfgovtjsec. Ledbetter JENNIFER BRISTOW, history Owensboro CHARLOTTE BROCKMAN, nursing Lebanon 5eniorsfAdam.r-Brockman C5 Q59 entucky was behind her. I At least the Kentucky chapter of Phi Beta Lamb- da, a professional business organiza- tion, was behind Angela Morehead when she decided to run for PBL na- tional secretary in 1986. "It was the most exciting year of my lifef' Morehead said. "Nothing else you could do during your collete years would compare to it." Morehead, a Franklin senior, was a member of the Future Business Lead- ers of America and PBI. for a total of eight years. When she had met the qualifica- tions and had state approval to run for national secretary, Morehead went on to the national conference in Wash- ington, D.C. in july of 1986. After screenings and approval from the national office, Morehead spent two days giving campaign speeches and meeting members from across the country. It paid off when she won the election with 79 percent of the vote. Morehead soon realized that as na- tional secretary she had to take min- utes at executive board meetings as well as type them. Board meetings often lasted until one or two each night. "Everyone else went to bed," she said, "but I had to stay up typing notes for the next day." Morehead was also responsible for correspondence for the national office. "I got stacks of mail each day from people I had met at conferences," she said. Every officer also had a particular goal for the year. Morehead's goal was to compile information on what other states had done throughout the year, make it into a book and send it to all the states. "To be realistic about it, we can't change a lot in a year," she said. "But we do set goals. The nine officers trav- el and promote the organization, also." Morehead saw her most important role as being a goodwill ambassador for PBL. This meant that she had to represent the organization at all times. "Officers have a regulation blazer to wear for all official functions, and we have our name plates on them," she said. "I don't know how many times I got onto a plane with that blazer on. People would ask me what PBL was. "The national office encouraged us to dress professionally," she added. "This included our classes, because we 294 Classes ngela orehead There's no comparison for a well-noted job. were presenting an image of what PBI. is. Maintaining that image included sessions on public speaking and busi- ness eitquette. Among other things, Morehead said she was taught, "how to smile a lot and how to mingle." PBL became a family tradition for Morehead when her younger brother and sister became FBLA officers, and her sister continued in PBL as an offi- cer. "My sister and I got to go to con- ferences together," she said. "I en- joyed that." In her spare time, Morehead en- joyed reading, shopping, meeting peo- ple and traveling. "I love to shop," she said. "It's my major weakness. I actually stopped on my way to a major conference once just to buy shoes. Everyone at the conference made fun of my sister and I because together we had 18 pairs of shoes." Of course, being a national officer did have its drawbacks. For example, an incident during one state confer- ence was embarrassing for Morehead and another officer. "We were invited to be guests at a conference outside of our region, and they had a 50s dance and costume contest for the best-dressed guy and girl. As officers, we weren't going to participate because the national office liked to highlight the younger mem- bers. "We were trying to talk other peo- ple into it when we got stuck out there and both of us won! They wouldn't even listen when we told them we didn't want the trophies," Morehead said. Morehead was involved in many campus activities, including several honor societies. She was team leader for the Students of Free Enterprise. Being a national officer improved her leadership abilities, Morehead said. "I feel like I can make decisions now," she said. "And I'm not afraid to walk up to someone in an elevator, stick out my hand and say, 'I-li, I'm Angela More- head,' " she said. "I never would have done that before."l -Story by Angela Garrett -Photo by Mike Kiernan wl"'f"5pn'i it-f' Seniors 1- ELIZABETH BROOKS, dent. hygiene Ft. Hood, Texas CRAIG BROWNING, admin. support mgt. Lindseyville ANNE BURKEEN, dent. hygiene Cadiz LAURA BURKS, compre. bus. Horse Cave CYNTHIA BURNETT, bus. mgt. Rineyville KAMALA BURNS, med. records tech. Bowling Green MARIA BUSH, accounting Scottsville KATHLEEN BUTLER, broadcasting Henderson REBECCA CARTER, Spanishf English Bowling Green JILL CASH, med. records tech. Albany DONNA CASSONE, health care admin. Ocala, Fla. JERRY CASTLEBERRY, computer sci. Benton STEVEN CHAMBLISS, civil eng. tech. Bowling Green TODD CHEEVER, biology London DON CISSELL, finance Morganfield GARY CLARK, photojournalism Elizabethtown TOMMY CLAYTON, finance Bardwell GERALD CLEMENTS, indust. engin. Waverly MARY JO CLEMONS, finance Leitchfield KATHY CLEVENGER, admin. support mgt., Henderson GERALD COMBS, bus. admin. Kings Mountain SUSAN COMBS, public relations Williamsburg SHERRI CONLEY, banking Bowling Green TIMOTHY COOKE, agricultural bus. Drakesboro KAREN COPAS, tech. illus. Franklin GEORGE COPELAND, computer sci Bowling Green LEE ANN COTHRON, nursing Franklin VICKI COTHRON, biology Franklin ANN MARIE COTTRELL, dent. hygiene Bonnieville CHARLES COUCH, elec. engin. tech. Louisville PAMELA COUCH, recreation LaGrange JANET COX, ag. busjag. ecl. Harrodsburg SHERRI COX, med. records tech. Owensboro RANDALL CROSS, admin. support mgt. Fulton TAMMY CROSS, psychology Albany 295 Senio1sfBrook:-Cross To keep his tuba dry on a rainy afternoon, Shelbyville senior James Morgan covers it with an umbrella. Morgan was on his way to a Friday bancl practice. 296 Classes lv. wh li- w""" MARLA CROW, public relations Somerset GARY CROWELL, elect. engin. tech. Owensboro ROBERT CULL, cmrcl. art Ithaca, N.Y. SCOTT CUNNINGHAM, computer sci. Dralcesboro DANA CURLEE, speech comm. Louisville SUSAN CURTIS, fashion merch. Clifty Tim Broeliema Seniors l MALCOLM DARDEN, comm. recreation Cincinnati, Ohio JENNIFER DAUM, psychology Newburgh, Ind. LYSA DEESE, finance Hopkinsville FRANK DETALENTE, management Louisville STEVEN DILLIHA, indust. tech. Russellville PAMELA DIXON, bus. mgt. Louisville DENISE DOBSON, speech pathologyf psych. Louisville LISA DOJCHAK, exc. educationflbd Nashville, Tenn. KIMBERLY DOYEL, psychology Bowling Green PHILLIP DUDGEON, agriculture Campbellsville JEFFREY DUKES, agriculture Hopkinsville DEANNA DUVALL, basic ed. Beaver Dam RENEE DUVALL, math Park City ROBIN DUVALL, int. design Louisville ANN ELIZABETH EATON, public relations Gilbertsville MICHAELE EDMONDSON, pre-forestry Kuttawa LIZ EFFINGER, instit. admin. Evansville, Ind. CHARLES EMBERTON, broadcasting Tompkinsville PAUL EMMICK, advertising Owensboro JANET ENGLAND, government Edmonton LAUREL EPLEY, psychology Olmstead THOMAS ERVIN, accounting Brentwood, Tenn. JEFF FELTY, psych.fEnglish Louisville TERRI FENTRESS, elem. ed. Leitchfield LGRI FOE, elem. ed. Bowling Green SIDNEY FOGLE, management Central City LESLIE FORD, mathf biology Rockfield HAROLD FOWLER, public relations Madisonville SHERYL FRAIM, psychology Bowling Green ANN GARDNER, journalism Roanoke, Va. KIMBERLY GATES, health care admin. Pembroke CAROLYN GAY, broadcasting Irvine JERRY GENSHEIMER, indust. tech. Louisville TAMMY GIBSON, elem. ed. Clarkson CRAIG GIVENS, ag. bus. Greenburg 297 Semorsfffrow - Give Todd Hamilton 5 R sexo i A voice that's radio active hen he was 5 years old, Todd Hamilton, a Glasgow senior, stuck a map up on his refrigerator and pre- tended he was a weatherman so he could announce tomorrow's forecast. "When I was little, all I wanted to do was be a weatherman," Hamilton said. "My mother thought I was a little weird, but she always encouraged me.', Hamilton's desire to announce the news never left him, although it later took a different turn. During his junior year at Glasgow High School, Hamilton became inter- ested in sports. He watched Hank Royse, the voice of the Glasgow Scot- ties, give the play-by-play for basket- ball games. "One evening I just asked Royse if 298 C lesser 41 132' ' I I could sit with him as he gave the play-by-playf, Hamilton said. "And from that day I knew I wanted to be a sports broadcaster." Hamilton put a foundation under his dream when he began to work with Wes Strader, the voice of the Hilltop- pers. Hamilton gave stats and radio cues for nearly every Hilltopper game Srrader announced. "Todd is one of the most talented young sports announcers I have been associated with," Strader said. "With a few good breaks, Hamilton will be very successful one of these days." Hamilton expressed affection for Strader, whom he considered to be one of the best sports announcers in the region. "Hank Royse got me started in sports broadcasting, but Strader ,de- serves a lot of credit for my success," Hamilton said. "Mr. and Mrs. Strader have become almost my adopted parents. They have kept an eye out for me since I've been at West- ern. They're just wonderful." Besides working with Strader, Hamilton did Bowling Green High School football commentary on radio station WBLG. He also announced during the girls' Sweet Sixteen high school basketball games when they were broadcast on D-98-WKCT. "Hamilton wants to be perfect in everything, and he wants to do every- thing himself," said Scott Morse, a Louisville junior and Hamilton's roommate. Hamilton said he tried hard to pre- pare for every game, no matter who was playing. "Some people just know the players as athletes," he said, "but I try to bring across the human aspect of the players. "I always prepare, prepare and pre- pare for a game," he said. "I do get nervous before a big game. I just take a few seconds before I go on the air and close my eyes to help me relax." Hamilton emphasized preparation partly because of the philosophy of one of his favorite announcers, Billy Packer. Packer, a veteran of broadcasting, once said, "Preparation is the only thing that separates a good broadcast- er from a bad one . . . The great ones are always well-prepared, and that is the bottom line." I -Story by Joe C. johnson -Photo by Royce Vibbert ' Wu is 1.0.-f pg he . . ,V ,. . A i 'I' vi- N ig: .Ina "sf fm Q-'Ji ga., 1 .vii A ..i'C f"-s 1 I F219 Q6 I v L., If fn. i . . . I 'ff 9 aw a t . '- 6 glfi mfr-'V fl 442 aes, 'Og I 31 I i Q Seniors l--' CHERYL GLENAR, management. Richmond DANA GOATLEY, tex. and cloth. Leitchfield HUNTER GOATLEY, computer sci. Elizabethtown JOHN GOFF, ag. bus. Leitchfield VICKIE GOLDEN, mass. commjsociology Bowling Green STEVEN A. GORMAN, broadcasting Hopkinsville ANN GOWEN, tex. and cloth. Columbia BETH ANN GRAY, public relations Scottsville KAY GRAY, government London MONICA GREEN, journalism Louisville RICHARD GREGORY, elect. engin. tech. Richmond GINA GUINCHIGLIANI, computer sci. Louisville MARK HAMILTON, history Springfield TODD HAMILTON, broadcasting Bowling Green SIGNE HAMLIN, science Corbin BETSY HANES, elem. ed. Bowling Green AMELIA HARDCASTLE, sec. admin. Bowling Green KATHY HARDIN, pub. reljpsych. Bardstown TIM HARPER, bankjspeech Cave City DENISE HARRIS, sec. admin. Franklin KEVIN HARRIS, finance Elkton PAMELA HARRIS, advertising Franklin TERESA HARRISON, computer scijmath. French Lick, Ind. JOEL HAYWOOD, math Bowling Green LISA HAZELRIGG, geography Houston, Texas TERI HAZZARD, mgt. info. systems Paris RICHARD HELMS, personnel mgt. Middlesboro GREGORY HELTON, Comm.fSpeech Louisville LISA HELTON, accounting Bowling Green UDOMCHAI HEMSTAPAT, hotelfmotel mgt., Bowling Green MARK HENDERSON, commjspeech Elizabethtown KIMBERLY HEWLETT, cmrcl. aft Waverly, Ohio SANDRA HILL, elem. ed. Vfoodbridge, Va. FRED HINA, health care admin. Owensboro . GARY L. HOBGOOD, management Sebree L 299 SeniorsfGlma1-Hobgood I l On a Saturday afternoon in October, Kent Gilpin, a senior from Louisville, rides his bike around the Smith Stadium track. Gilpin, a member of the Western Flyers, was a broadcast- ing major. KATHY HODGES, elem. ed. Munfordville TERESA L. HOLLINGSWORTH, history Shepherdsville JAMES HOOD, Spanish Ft. Sam Houston, Texas RONNIE HOPKINS, sociology Goldsboro, N.C. CYNTHIA HOWARD, phys. ed.frec. Tompkinsville JAMES HOWARD, cmrcl. art Whitesville PAM HOWARD, accounting Whitesville STELLA HUBBARD, admin. supportfmgt. Edmonton TIMOTHY HUGHES, agriculture Auburn BARBARA JO HULSEY, math Calhoun 300 Classes in--5 Royce Vibbert 'da .I Seniors l REBECCA HUSSEY, nursing Bowling Green DONNA INGHRAM, computer sci. Louisville KENNETH INGRAM, journjhist, Louisville DANA ISBELL, animal sci, Lexington BARBARA JACKSON, excep. childflbcl Leitchfielcl SHERRY JAGGERS, excep. chilclflbcl Leitchfield BEVERLY JAMES, personnel mgt. Bowling Green VINCENT JAMES, engineering Bowling Green TERESA JARVIS, management Owensboro BRIAN JEFFRIES, marketing Bowling Green SCOTT JEFFRIES, marketing Bowling Green RON JERRELL, advertising Kevil MARY LOU JOHNS, admin. supportfmgt Franklin JOE C. JOHNSON, advertising Glasgow KENNETH M. JOHNSON, computer sci Campbellsville LINDA JOHNSON, admin. supportfmgt Bowling Green RENEE JOHNSON, elem. ed. Liberty SARA JOHNSON, bus. ed. Bowling Green TERESA JOHNSON, commjspeech Louisville VERNARD JOHNSON, biology Lexington DAVID JONES, economics Chattanooga, Tenn. DENNIS JONES, public relations Wheatcroft LARRY JONES, health and safetyfed. Franklin LISA JONES, sec. admin. Bowling Green RONDA JONES, accounting Elkton CAROL JCRDON, English Ekron TIMOTHY JUSTIS, recjgeog. Welches Creek RAY KARCHER, elec. engin. tech. St. Louis, Mo. JOEY KEITH, elec. engin. techjmath Beaver Dam RICHARD KEMP, finance Russellville CHERYL KENNEDY, biology Louisville PATRICK KEOHANE, accounting Owensboro GAYLE KINDRED, journalism Bowling Green KATHRYN KING, elem. ecl. Bow KELLIE KNIGHT, elem. ecl. Central City Seniorxflfodges-Kn gb! A heavy downpour forces Wadesville, Ind., senior Laura Layman and Frankfort senior Tal johnson to run for cover during the soccer game between UAB and WKU. Western won the game 6-o despite the muddy field conditions. 302 Classes LW Vs. -ff Wm Hvra wk Nigw we 5 Mike Kicrnan I A 1. I U' CZ: .ff li X Y v I 10" -ng Ui F"k fib 'J ...K .si 'YZ' B 4 4 . - I of 1 " 5 A' qw.. - 'UQ ,,. 'T' 11 L C' A! A Seniors ii' JULIE KUEHN, advertising Richland, Mich. ALLYSON LAFERTY, human res. mgt. Bowling Green BRIAN K. LAFERTY, elec. engin. tech, Bowling Green JOHN LASHBROOK, agriculture Philpot CINDY LAYMAN, accounting Louisville LAURIE LAYMAN, journalism Wadesville LUANN LEACH, phys. ed. Maceo KAREN LEE, public relations Louisville CHRISTOPHER LENEAVE, biology Mayfield EWAN LESLIE, public relations Brentwood, Tenn. JOSEPH LIDDELL, finance Louisville MELISSA LINDSEY, elem. ed. Bardwell ADAM LINDSEY, phys. ed. Bowling Green KEVIN LITTON, math Nashville, Tenn. LUIS LLONTOP, finance Lima, Peru PAULA LOGSDON, sec. admin. Clarkson PAMELA LONG, info. systems Clayton, Ohio DEBRA LONN, recreation Millington, N.J. MARK LORD, finance Bowling Green SEAN LOVELY, psychology Cadiz MARY JANE LOWE, history Clarksville, Tenn. DAVID LYNINGER, religious studies Louisville RANDALL LYONS, elec. engin. tech. Owensboro RANDALL LYTLE JR., mech. engin, tech. Beaver Dam KAREN MANION, exc. ed. Fountain Run KEVIN MANN, agriculture Franklin BRIAN MARTIN, production mgt. Georgetown JAMES MASTERSON, info. systems Richmond TERESA MAUZY, retail mgt. Calhoun SUSAN MAXWELL, elem. ed. Brownsville REBECCA MCCORMICK, public relations Hendersonville, Tenn. MARY McDERMOTT, socio.fgov't. McDaniels KEITH McGREGORY, econjbus. admin. Chicago, Ill. ROBERT McKAY, Germanfgov't. Radcliff DONNA SUE McLEMORE, elem. ed. Fordsville 303 Semb1sfK uebn-Mcbemore V cg, . QQ Jerry Gensheimer Sz Debra Lane t began on a warm July day. A crowd of zo or so gathered near the street corner, talking among themselves. Their attention was focused on two students, one male and one female, who were preparing to leave the city. As the pair said their goodbyes, members of the crowd waved and wished them well. Then the students climbed onto their bikes and pedaled down the street. They were ready to cycle across the country. For Jerry Gensheimer, a Louisville senior, and Debra Lane, a Bowling Green graduate student, a longtime dream became a reality. For a total of 31 days, from july I3 to Aug. 26, they pedaled across eight states and 2,500 miles from Bowling Green to San jose, Calif. "It fthe tripj had been a dream for me since I was a teenager," Gen- sheimer said. The pair began planning the trip as Setting the pace for a free-wheeling adventure friends, but after a few weeks they had started dating one another. This helped to make their trip even more meaningful. "People didn't believe we were go- ing to do it until the day we left," Lane said. The cyclists rode for about zo miles at a time before stopping to rest. They averaged 78 miles per day, riding for about eight hours each day. The pair carried 25 pounds of gear each. They rode by day and camped at night in a tent. When describing the adventure, Gensheimer called it, "freedom from worldly pressures, simplistic lifestyle, having everything you need on your back." However, the adventure was not without its problems. Each cyclist ex- perienced two flat tires, and rain poured down on the pair three differ- ent days, Gensheimer said. "It was hard emotionally and men- tally," he said. According to Lane, the two also had their tent destroyed in a storm. "It was the hardest thing I did in my life," Gensheimer said. He added that on the fifth day he had gotten sick from a stomach virus. The cyclists crossed the desert for two weeks from western Colorado to eastern California. "The most exciting day was when we covered 100 miles, went over the zoo-mile mark, and covered three sum- mits," Gensheimer said. "Each sum- mit was 6,ooo feet, and they were all in Nevada." The two students stopped in small towns along the way to stock up on food and water. Their favorite town was Crede, Colo., Lane said. "It was in the mountains, a little mining town," Lane said. "It was secluded, but it had everything the town needed." When Gensheimer and Lane be- gan organizing their trip, neither had ever ridden with the other. As a result, they followed their own methods of training for the trip. Gensheimer trained three days a week for four months, while Lane trained for almost IO months. The training included running and swim- ming, as well as riding their bikes. According to Gensheimer, the trip cost the cyclists about 3700 each, but he felt it was worth it. "There wasn't a point where I de- cided I wanted to stop," he said. If the pair agreed to take another trip, "it would definitely be in the opposite direction," Gensheimer said. "If we planned to go today, we'd go to Virginia Beach," Lane said. According to Lane, traveling with one person and spending such a great amount of time with him taught her a little more about life. "I learned how to relate to a hu- man," she said, "and learned how to keep up with a machine." -Story by Gina Kinslow -Photo by Andy Lyons if' . - W- .sf 1, :I -, - I fifty ' 4.-r'gQg..',.':S3-,.. Y . H- ...se -Y .f L - 1 :vi ysg .N 7-Nsmiv, 5?-N, -. Xonix., .- Wes- 9 'f ist-f -1, wat 1 5 ii fa. ' I ii N' Nl Q 2- Q A ra tara 42- , 1 fir 'z 1' :..r' 4 . ,A tap- . ..,,, . - - 4... ' v f f X B x XXI l1f.fi7f-5 fha wr... -.. fl 'X 4, ff. S ,ffm ,g?Zj?v-Lm. ,. W H Q ,354 ' fu A f ff -uf f .s , , Nuff- ff f f ' ,ARE Q. X, Qs- 'D ,Off ,f 11 : 2 A J V X H , I .V -, s ,.,a ' ,fd I 'glare' at ' ' '. -4 15794 ,f . 'nn .,.. r '. ,, .J - ,ftf ,, . .:.,fh ,f- 'Q HA' J inns., as ,, ,,. . .,:!.-f 'C 'asf Seniors i'-- JODI MCNEMAR, animal sci. Winchester BRUCE MEADOR, physicsfcomputer scijmath, Fordsville JOE MEANY, broadcasting Louisville BRYANT MEDLEY, graphic comm. Brandenburg DONNA MEFFORD, jorunalism Lexington STEVE MERCER, speech comm. Russellville TAMI MEREDITH, advertising Clarkson DON METZNER, computer sci. Elizabethtown KATHRYN MICHELSEN, nursing Lousiville LANA MILAM, hotelf restaurant mgt. Shepherdsville JOHN MILBURN, computer sci. Louisville MELINDA MILBY, history Greensburg CAROLINE MILLER, gov't.fbdcst. Louisville CYNTHIA MILLER, banking Bowling Green DARRELL MILLER, health care admin. Summer Shade DWAYNE MILLER, finance Louisville JULIE MILLER, elem. ed. Bowling Green MARY BETH MILLER, computer sci. Hardinsburg PAMELA MILLER, accounting Elizabethtown TERESA MILTON, phys. ed. Stevensville, Mich. JEAN MINGUS, elem, ed. Elizabethtown JAMES MONTGOMERY, info. systems, Letichfiled ROBERT MOORE, agriculture Cadiz KATHLEEN MORAN, recreation Louisville KELLIE MORAN, nursing Edmonton ANGELA MOREHEAD, mgtjinfo. systems, Franklin EDITH MOREHEAD, banking Franklin CHARLES MORGAN, sm. bus. mgt. Shelbyville JAMES MORGAN, music ed. Shelbyville ROBERT MORROW, computer sci. Portland, Tenn. ANDREW MOUTARDIER, biology Owensboro RITA MUELLER, photojournalism Glendale CHERYL MURDOCK, social work Eastview KELLY MURPHY, broadcastingf speech, Nashville, Tenn. ROBYN MURPHY , mathfrecj coaching, Lancaster 30 Sm1b1sfMfNmmr-Murphy 306 Clase: Impatiently waiting ro reenter Poland Hall during a false fire alarm, Trish Riley, a Bowling Green senior, tries to keep warm. Amy Carman, a Murray junior, yawned while she waited. Sam Upshaw Ir. Seniors 'L'- KARIN NASS, computer sci. Louisville EDWYNA NELSON-JONES, sociology Greenville TAMLYN NELSON, phys. ed. Louisville ROBERT NEWMAN, biology Greenville TRISHA NICHOLS, Spanish Evansville LISA NORMAN, psych. Horse Cave KEITH NORRIS, finance Louisville KEVIN NORRIS, management Glasgow LAURA OGLES, broadcastingfgov't. Scottsville LORI OLIVER, med. records tech. Philpot STACY OLIVER, ins. admin. Lewisport LOUIS OSWALD, recreation Louisville JENNIFER PACE, broadcasting Valley Station DAVID PADGETT, geogj hydrology Baltimore, Md. CONSTANCE PANCHYSHYN, social worlc, Bowling Green LISA PARKER, elem. ed. Auburn KATRINA PATTERSON, excep. child ed Livermore KIMBERLY PATTERSON, social worlc Livermore DONNA PERRY, cmrcl. art Lawrenceburg CHERYL PETERSON, speech path. Louisville WILLIAM PINNEGAR, broadcasting Paducah JENNIFER PITCOCK, accounting Marrowbone BETTINA POLAND, English Tomplcinsville LYNDA PRATHER, philosophyfgov't. Bowling Green MICKEY PRICE, mktjecon. Louisville CHARLEY PRIDE, histjmath Clay IVANOV PUENTES, agriculture Bowling Green TERRI PULLEN, English Hawesville SCOTT RAMSEY, elec. engin. tech. Bowling Green SUSAN RANDELL, marlceting Carmel, Ind. RANAE RAULSTON, computer sci. LaGrange JOHN RHEA, braodcasting Louisville LISA RICE, library media ed. Morgantown MELISSA RICHARDS, nursing Jamestown DANA RIDDLE, library sci. Glasgow 307 Senio1.vfNaJx-Riddle 'Wt 'Nr , I- As the sun sets, Ann Cottrell, A Bonnieville senior, takes a few minutes to collect her thoughts. Cottrell was in front of the colonnade beside Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center. 1 .4 u Q' A 308 Classes JOAN RIGGS, nursing Upton RACHEL ROACH, agriculture Bowling Green JULIE ROBBINS, elem. ed. Hawesville HARRY ROBERTS, mech. engin. Owensboro LYNNE ROBERTS, photojournalism Waverly, Ohio KAREN ROSS, animal sci. Lexington BARBARA RUSH, math Louisville PHILIP RYAN, marketing Bowling Green JENNIFER SAPP, hotelfmotel mgt. Campbellsville TRINA SAVAGE, sec. aclmin. Franklin " , A we vf 7 ,. .K . 1, 1 BLM 1 9' as f W, , Q A W ,,, qwm, Au.-n .Henslry 'c A "Y Seniors --- KIMBERLY SAYLOR, public relations Lexington CONNIE SCRUGGS, psychology Hopkinsville LAURA SEARS, elem. ed. Murray MICHAEL SEATON, computer sci. Bowling Green TONY SEAY, bus. admin. Louisville Louisville SHERRY G. SEBASTIAN, history Leitchfield KAREN SEGO, nursing Upton ROBERT SETTLE, government Alvaton GREG SHANNON, health care admin. Bend, Ore. LINDA SHERWOOD, photojournalism Hendersonville, Tenn. TYRA SIMPSON, textjclothfmerch. Lebanon JILL SIROTZKI, health care admin. Arlington Hts., Ill. DEBORAH SKISCIM, hist.fgov't. Crestwood DEANNA SMILEY, advertising Radcliff ANGELA SMITH, community health Hendersonville, Tenn. AUDREY SMITH, marketing Paducah CINDY SMITH, public relations Bowling Green DOROTHY SMITH, elem. ed. Burkesville MELISA SMITH, int. design Cadiz MELONIE SMITH, marketing Goshen PAMELA SMITH, elem. ed. Glasgow SUSAN SMITH, accounting Bowling Green TIMOTHY SNIDER, indust. tech. Bloomfield SABRINA A. SONNER, accounting Livermore BARRY STAHL, biology Rockfield WILLIAM STAMBAUGH, health care admin., Wilmore ELIZABETH STANFIELD, biojmed. tech., Nashville, Tenn. Nashville, Tenn. PAMELA STARKS, admin. supportfmgt Madisonville JEFF STATELER, info. systems Rockport, Ind. STACEY STEFF, nursing Leitchfield CONNIE STEVENS, elem. ed. McColl, S.C. PATRICIA STITH, social work Louisville MELANIE STRODE, speech path. Fountain Run SHELLY STROTHER, management Bowling Green ANGELA STRUCK, jour.fEnglish Louisville 309 SmiorsfRiggs-Stmck tep out of the elevator and WATCH OUT . . . a blood-thirsty dragon is emerging from his cave. Hurry past an enchanted black castle and come face to face with a knight. Nearby hovers a wizard, ready to cast a magic spell. Welcome to the world of 1.R.R. Tol- kien's Hobbits. No, this was not a fairy tale. But it was one wall mural that Lou- isville senior Charlene Clark, a techni- cal illustration major, painted for Western. The J.R.R. Tolkien scene, located on the eighth floor of Pearce-Ford Tower, was completed during Clark's 3 1 o C lasse: freshman year and was her first major project. After painting that wall mu- ral, she was contracted to do another on a two-story wall at the Top of The Tower restaurant in Pearce-Ford. The scene which is on the 26th floor of PFT consists of a two-story replica of PFT in the center, a life-size Big Red on one side and a hand hold- ing a red towel on the other side. "The painting of the tower, towel and Big Red was the most difficult," Clark said. Clark began painting in her junior and senior years of high school. "I went to vocational school for half the day and took commercial art classes. These were the only fartj classes I had until college," she said. But Clark had been exposed to both the art and the technical part of her major through her mother, who was a professional artist, and her fa- ther, who was a tool-and-dye maker. "I have the best of both careers," she said. Clark also painted a wall mural in the housing office and a free-standing life-size replica of Big Red that stands in the children's section of the College Heights Bookstore. Planning on becoming a technical artist and going into architectural ren- dering after her graduation, Clark said she did not like any kind of painting except wall murals. However, she en- joyed doing drawings in colored pen- cils, pen and ink and graphite pencils because it was "easier to get detail into the drawings." "I just feel clumsy with a paint- brush and canvas," Clark said. "It fpainting wall murals? is the one thing I know I can do well. I feel that every project I do, I get better," she said. "I always learn something different so when I do the next project, I do it right or do it better." I -Story by Kim Spann -Photo by James Borchuck SQTLIUTS W"-1 DONNA TAYLOR, marketing Central City LINDA THOMAS, health care admin. Bowling Green PATRICK THOMAS, music ed. Bowling Green URSULA THOMAS, -lournj French Louisville VICTORIA THOMAS, Admin. supportfmgt. Lexington JUDY THOMPSON, special edjlbd Glendale LINDA JO THOMPSON, health care admin. Bowling Green RONNIE TIDWELL, bus. mgt. Earlington DEBRA TINAGERO, elem. ed. Bowling Green DANA TIPTON, elem. ed. Greenville SHELLY TOLER, government Louisville MARRIA TOROK, psychology Louisville LEE TOWNE, finance Madisonville LEE ANNE TOYE, advertising Lexington KARLA TYLER, broadcasting Smithfield IO ANN UTLEY, clinical psych. Bowling Green TODD VAJNER, political sci. Bowling Green BRUCE VANDERVER, biology Sacramento GARRY VICKERY, elec. eng. tech. Shepherdsville DENISE VINCENT, info. systems Graham LINDA VINCENT, computer sci. Bowling Green TERENA VINCENT, advertising Bowling Green MARIANNE WADE, math Bowling Green JAMES WAGONER, computer scijmath Nicholasville MARY LOU WAITERS, health ed. Munfordville NANCY WALKER, nursing Cadiz ROBERT WALKER, clietjinst. admin. Oak Grove SHARON WALKER, psychology Lexington MARY MARGARET WALLACE, accounting Cadiz ANTHONY WARING, advertising Alexandria, Va. DEBORAH WARREN, sec. admin. Bowling Green STEPHEN WASHER, info. systems Cadiz TARA WASSOM, public relations Ft. Campbell BRAD WATKINS, biology Bowling Green CLARE WEBB, French Greenville Sen xb1rfTaylar- Webb In the Costume shop, Wilhemina Barr, a Beth Page, Tenn., senior, sews as Thomas Turner, a graduate from Campbellsville, takes a breather. The costume was worn in Western's production of Measure for Measure. 3 1 2 Claxses we ,3- 1.'??'?'5hfiw1'a2f fimf- z 1 '27 4? ,,,,N,,Q.Aw ,N ,, , , ,. fl. v ' -f .-'X !":WZ 'Af' 4 A Q' 1 '.J-224 1 . -' , 4 ,wif .flax 75.4 N. A ,-1 ,A,.-.. :fig , ,451 gg , ., . ,, ,KW yn-ji, 1 fel ,ff if , 1 Sam Upsbaw, fr. Seniors 1- Graduates DENISE WEBB, public relations Bedford KIM WELBORN, qbaftextjcloth. Madisonville BRUCE WEST, pub. reljrec. Madisonville CHRIS WESTBROOK, mass comm, Bowling Green PATRICIA XVHEELER, dent. hygiene Franklin DEBRA WHITE, arch. draft. tech. Martinez, Ga. JOHN WHITEHEAD, ag. mech. Brodhead MARCEL WHITEFIELD, English Nortonville MARY WHITFIELD, text. and cloth. Madisonville JEFF WHITTINGHILL, recreation Morgantown DEBBIE WHITWORTH, corp. comm. Bowling Green ANGELA WILCOXSON, animal sci. Horse Cave DAVID WILLIAMS, computer sci.f math Bowling Green ELIZABETH WILLIAMS, speech path. Jamestown REBECCA WILLIAMS, elem. ed. Mt. Washington Sl-IAWNA WILLIAMS, mass comm. Louisville JENNIFER WILLIAMSON, psychology Paducah DONNA WINCHELL, admin. supportfmgt., Hardinsburg JERALD WINSTEAD, advertising Newburgh, Ind. DAVID WOLFF, public relations Fort Mitchell BRENDA WOOD, library scijsociology Holland NAN WOOD, public relations Bowling Green JULIE WYATT, int. design Nebo, N.Y. KIMBERLY YOUNG, elem. ed. Bowling Green KAREN YOUNT, computer scij math Shelbyville NOOR HASHIMA ABDUL-AZIZ, Graduate, English, Selangor, Malaysia JENNIFER BACKER, Graduate bus. ed., Bowling Green JIMMIE BRUCE, Graduate communications, Bremen MATTHEW GORE, Graduate history, Bowling Green MASHITAH HARIS, Graduate city and regional planning, Selangor, Malaysia ROSYID, Graduate agronomy, Bowling Green KIMBERLY SCHMITT, Graduate folk studies, Louisville MUSTAPHA WAN SURIATI WAN, Graduate English, Kelantin, Malaysia RHONDA WILSON, Graduate clinical psych., Henderson ZALANIAH ZAKARIA, Graduate English Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 3 I 3 Seniors-Graduatrsfwrbb-Zakarvh 5966 Q32 W onica Blackmon From dancing to choreography . . . she keeps in step with the times. 6 C ou may never work in this business . . . You might not find a job for years afterwards." Although she spoke of the risks, Monica Blackmon was determined to succeed. A 21-year-old senior from Lockport, N.Y., Blackmon first be- came interested in the field of per- forming arts when she was nine. Back in her hometown in New York, she watched graceful women on the television screen bending and swaying to classical themes, and she knew that she wanted to be just like them. It never even bothered her that most of the ballet dancers were white and she was black. "Dance is colorblind," Blackmon said. "I can work anywhere. If I don't work, it will be something like I'm too short. It won't be because I'm black." According to Blackmon, there are more black ballet companies than many people realize. Being black will not affect her chances of job success, she said, although other small details might. "Companies are built in different ways," Blackmon said. "You may not be tall enough or have the right color hair. You never know if you might get booted out because you have the wrong color eyes." Companies often change their rules, Blackmon said. Each prefers dancers who have a slightly different appearance. Some like voluptuous blondes, while others want tall, slender women, she added. "There are no guarantees in the dancing world," Blackmon said. Be- sides being judged on physical fea- tures, "there is always the chance of an injury putting you out." Blackmon did more than study bal- let. She also took classes in jazz and tap dancing. The variety was one of the things which appealed to her about her performing arts major, she said. Besides winning awards in dance competitions in New York, Blackmon also performed in several musicals at Western. I-Ier credits included "An Evening of Dance," "Cabaret," and "jesus Christ Superstarf, She was also an instructor for the Youth Dance Program and had ex- perience as a choreographer. According to Blackmon, a veteran of more than IO years of dancing, the activity did not always involve straight, formal routines. "Lots of strange things happen in dancing," she said. "For example, sometimes you miss your cue and for- get to come in." While performing at the Christmas Madrigal Feast in December, Black- mon had to demonstrate her ability to keep the show from coming to a dead halt. In one scene the servers could not find the wassail bowl which held a hot drink, and no one knew exactly what to do. "I started making up a dance," Blackmon said. "I didn't know what I was doing, and the dancers didn't, ei- ther. It was impromptu. But you have to be quick on your feet." Beverly Veenker, Monica's instruc- tor, had no doubts that her student would go far in performing arts. "If we're basing success on talent and drive and commitment, Monica will be successful," Veenker said. Blackmon rehearsed at least six hours every day with the company. In addition, she usually practiced two hours by herself. At times, the routine was so tough that she felt like giving up. "I'd go to Beverly and tell her, 'I'm changing my major to ag or geogra- phyf She keeps me hanging in there when I want to quit." Veenker agreed that it was difficult for dancers to keep their confidence levels up. But the coach said she was "not at all worried about whether she fBlackmonQ is going to be something. "I'm just waiting to find out what it is,H Veekner said. According to Blackmon, she was always a strong jazz and tap dancer, but her weakness was ballet. "My coach pounded ballet into my head. I hate pointe shoes, but she's made me a stronger ballet dancer be- cause I have to dance with them." Pointe shoes are worn to help a ballet dancer balance her body on the extreme tip of the toes. Blackmon felt that her practice with them boosted her self confidence. "Now I don't have to worry about anything when I go into an audition," she said. If she had to give advice to would- be dancers, Blackmon said that above all, she would tell them to stick with it. "It will be the toughest thing you ever encountered," she said. "It will tear you apart sometimes. But if you can stick with it, you will be like a lump of coal that has been turned into a diamond." I -Story by Jennifer Strange -Photo by Kathy Forrester Seniors . .M.l- I 3 5 Semo Juniors "The newness bas Worn off . .. Ir? kinda scary because you could be close to graduation, but then again, you're still unsure of what you Want." -Mickie Hennig 3 16 Classes or some, our junior year was the year of school burnout. We were over halfway there, but were we really ready? We came back to school and found that many of our friends had moved into apart- ments. The residence hall seemed different. There were new faces, or a new roommate we had not expected. Could we have been through this before? We were unsure of how to handle it then, but we were juniors now and old hands at meeting new people. Soon we were faced with that notorious form known as the degree program which -fumes Borclvuclz Cathy Edlin, a Louisville junior, sells laser prints to Annette Stinson, a Louisville junior. These prints were sold to help students decorate their rooms. revealed which classes we had completed, and worse, those we hadn't. Remember all that general education we took? Did we take too much in one cate- gory and not enough in another? The key to making it through our junior year was knowing that we would come back as seniors if all went well. Then we would be home free, or so it seemed. Y... I 4 I' aw . I ' V ,, ,re'.FQs5,,.s 1 1 I nb fg ' -in ZH E713 .qw si ra Mi Li fy 5, 3-.V . , FMS is qv.- ?.. f is' Q. + I K. E ci A, 10 'nf 3 J '- 23 Qs. vu .42 as -' -ass' 1- aw . . ,Q .K . ,, .. J, . ,. 1. fy i i' , -.xr - I ' W Q -3 K vt ,,, is V7 1-ei, A J E ,V K , ,. X E 3, rm If 5 Il my at ' N T its 'W I J, l '-I 'vs X X af l l n vw i - , i f i , L Juniors KELLY ABELL, Overland Park, Kan. JOAN ADAMS, Owensboro PAMELA ALEXANDER, Henderson LISA ANDERSON, Lewisburg CINDIA ANNIS, Morgantown YVONNE ARNETT, Graham RONDA ASHBY, Hanson SHERRIE ATCHLEY, Auburn WHITNEY AUSLANDER, Louisville SHERLAN AUSTIN, Donelson, Tenn. JENNIFER AYER, Owensboro BETH BACHMAN, Anderson, Ind. ABIGAIL BAKER, Paducah AMY BARBOUR, Bowling Green JESSICA BAREFOOT, Bowling Green KATHLEEN BARKER, Louisville LARRY BARNES, Bowling Green JAMES BARNHART, Owensboro PENELOPE BARWICK, Somerset SONYA BASHAM, Bowling Green MICHAEL BAUGH, Plainfield, Ind. MAS BAXTER, Tomplcinsville JOSEPH BEAN, Bowling Green RICK BEENY, Bowling Green LORI BESHEARS, Nortonville JAMES BEYKE, Central City CRYSTAL BIGGS, Russellville DARLENE BINGHAM, Glasgow NANCY BISHOP, Harrods Creelc JAMES BLAIN, Falls of Rough REGINALD BOGGS, Lexington JOHN BOISSEAU, Louisville MARIA BORCHERT, Bowling Green MARY ANN BORDERS, Glasgow RICHARD BORNTRAEGER, Lousiville LORI BOSLEY, Scottsville MARK BRENNAN, Overland Park, Kan. DONNA BRIGGANCE, Gallatin, Tenn. BARRY BRIGHT, Finley MURPHY BROCK, Louisville GARY BRODARICK, Louisville TIMOTHY BROEKEMA, Kalamazoo, Mich. KAREN BROWN, Bowling Green ROBYN BROWN, Beechmont SHERRI BROWN, Bowling Green BILL BUREN, Edgewood GEORGE BUSH, Scottsville LISA BUTLER, Garfield TAMMYE CAIN, Gamaliel CINDY JO CALVERT, Bowling Green DAN CAPLE, Ludlow DENNY CAPLE, Ludlow PATTI CARNES, Leitchfield SUSAN CARROLL, Elizabethtown 3 17 Iuniorxffl bell-Canoll fe as Anne Zoellner She's minding her own business . . and everyone else's. 'P-ef' JUNIOR L.. C C little pride will go a long, long way," was the slogan of Iu- nior Achievement, an educational pro- gram that taught high school students the basics of business. Anne Zoellner, a Bowling Green sophomore, was proud to join JA when she was a high school junior, and since then, has gone a long, long Way. "I didn't know I would get this involved," said Zoellner, who was an adviser and manager at the JA center on some meeting nights. The high school students were guided by advisers who were usually 3 18 C Mises ACI-IIEVE local business people, but Bowling Green JA welcomed college students to be advisers, too. With the other advisers and center managers being older, local business- men, Zoellner said that her age gave her a little edge over the rest. "I am more of a comrade to the achievers," she said. One tough part about it, Zoellner said, was enforcing the rules to people not much younger than she. "Some kids will think I am an ogre forever," she said. In JA, high school students had the opportunity to establish their own companies. They bought materials, made products and sold them while paying salaries and commissions the way a real company would do. The first company Zoellner ad- vised won best company of the year locally. Her involvement in JA wasn't limited to the local chapter. Zoellner had been a student counselor at the National Junior Achievers Confer- ence QNAJACJ for the two previous years. The NAJAC was held at Indiana University and about 2,500 junior Achievers from all over the country attended. Aside from being involved in the JA high school program, Zoellner taught business basics, an educational program helping sixth graders to learn about business in four steps. All of our JA experience influenced Zoellner. She said that she planned to change her major to a more business- related field. Zoellner said that she had also learned two other things from her ex- perience with the achievers: how to listen and how to have patience. I -Story by Fred White -Photo by Linda Sherwood Juniors DORINDA CARTER, Madisonville JOHN CARTER, Youngstown, Ohio FELICIA CARTWRIGHT, Winchester JENNIFER CASSADY, Brownsville PATSY CHANDLER, Franklin YOO-CHEONG CHANG, Bowling Green DAVID CHAPMAN, Hopkinsville DONNA CHAPMAN, Tomplcinsville KELLI CHEEVER, London KATHLEEN CHESTER, Louisville CHRIS CHILDRESS, Kevil RUSSELL CHURCH, Cave City KIMBERLEY CLARK, Hardinsburg DAVID CLAYCOMB, Bowling Green TOM COLLIER, Glasgow MELANIE COLLINS, Horse Cave MITZI COLLINS, Jamestown LAURA COOLEY, Prestonsburg NORMA JEAN COOMER, Edmonton SHERRA COOPER, Greensburg JAYNE CRAVENS, Henderson LISA CRAWFORD, Henderson THADDEUS CREWS, Bowling Green DANA CROFT, Louisville DANA CUNNINGHAM, Columbus, Ohio JEFF DAME, White Plains PAULA DANIELS, Burlcesville AVERY DAVIS, Bowling Green JEANNIE DAVIS, Brownsville SHERYL DAWSON, Olmstead MICHELLE DEAN, Miramar, Fla. MICHELLE DEARMOND, Greenville JULIE DEBOY, Elizabethtown CHRISTOPHER DEHNER, Bowling Green PATRICK DILTS, Novato, Calif. DONNA DOSS, Powderly TROY DOWELL, Brandenburg ALEX DOWNING, Bowling Green JACK DOWNING, Gamaliel RICK DRUMMOND, Scottsville TAD DUET, Upton ANNE DUNCAN, Louisville PATRICIA DUNALP, Hazel Crest, Ill. CYNTHIA EDLIN, Louisville KERRIE ELLIOTT, Bowling Green UALA ELLIS, Russell Springs ART ELROD, Nashville, Tenn. HUGH EMBRY, Caneyville THERESA EMBRY, Beaver Dam BETH ERICKSON, Hermitage, Tenn. ROBIN ESTES, Roclcfield RON ESTES, Owensboro LOURRAE EWBANK, Georgetown LAURA FAUGHN, Richmond 3 I 9 funiofsfCarta-Faugn iv I ll 1 lt DARRELL FISHBACK, Oakland KRISTIE FOULKE, Philpot LISA FOW, Louisville SHANNON FRAKES, Falls of Rough PATRICE FRANCISCO, Pikeville SUSAN FRANZMAN, Louisville KEITH FREE, Livermore SHARI FRITTS, Bowling Green SONYA GALYEN, Greenville STACY GARDNER, Cadiz CHERRY GIBBONS, Cave City LEKETHIA GLASS, Hopkinsville LAURA GLUF, Hicksville, N.Y. TRACE GODBEY, Liberty JOE GOINS, Guston JEFFERY GOODVVIN, Bardstown JEFFREY GOSSER, Liberty CYNDI GRAVES, Tompkinsville 3 2 0 Classes . ,, is-I ' s AF' 1.1 Y we . .,...,.. ' g'- V Pk 'X .,::-. 9 . . Ye . s V K' -..- E X ae if XJ iw mf" : ,2 ar? - ,, , Il' if N 5 I ' 5 JN 5 YZ ,. , h .w N - l w 4 f. A gf. 'if l i E I A. Q .,.. . I I il -f , , . I l R - T l 2 N ' , l i : ' or l ' X, I: I A, 3' l A 1' 32 I .A l ., W fTiiniBfoekema ., , 4: f 6 I ., V381 sg J f 4 ,X Q Q Q .4-P. WWA r I pn. ..-.. if li mix W5 I l I , S "' I Juniors MARCHALE GRAVES, Nicholasville FELICIA GREENE, Hopkinsville DAVID GREER, Lexington DANA GREGORY, Hawesville KIMBERLY GRIDER, Russellville KENT GROEMLING, Louisville MARK GRUBER, Elizabethtown MICHAEL GRUBER, Elizabethtown TAMMY HAGGARD, Clarksville, Ind JUDY HAILE, Herndon LANNY HALL, Heidelberg, West Germany MICHAEL HALL, Owensboro ROBERT HALL, Bowling Green JOHN HANS, Louisville JOHN HARLIN, Gamaliel DENISE HARRIS, Franklin ERIC HARRIS, Jamestown JAMES HAVEY, Independence After moving into his room in August For: Thomas Junior Dave Berger puts a cover back on his car IOP carrier Berger was moving into his second floor room in 32 1 Iuniorsffisbback-Havey . fe Q96 amm Wigert orking to make extra money while going to college was common, but the job Camm Swigert chose to earn his pay was not. Swigert, a 23- year-old junior from Shelbyville, was a bartender at Midtown-Holidome's Kona Kai Lounge. "It's life in the real world, dealing with real people," Swigert said. Swigert learned to tend bar three years earlier when he began working at Rafferty's Restaurant and Bar. New bartenders at Rafferty's were taught the basics for one week, then contin- ued to learn on their own. Swigert went from Rafferty's to Emma's Cantina, and then moved to the Parakeet Cafe and Bar before be- ing employed at the Kona Kai. Ac- cording to Swigert, bartenders changed jobs for many reasons. The most obvious motive was bet- ter pay, but "the main reason is some places start asking more from you," he said. "You have to ask yourself, 'Do I want to work harder at this or stay in school and work harder at that Swigert chose to work hard at both college and bartending. Aside from carrying a full course load, he worked 25 to 35 hours a week at the Kona Kai. 'P7 !! 3 2 2 C lanes Variety was the key reason Swigert enjoyed his work at the Kona Kai. The people who came into the lounge were a mixture of out-of-town guests at the Holidome, college students and local businessmen. "A bartender's favorite kind of cus- tomer is one that tips," he said. Not only did the lounge offer an opportunity to meet an interesting as- sortment of people, but it also pro- vided a variety of entertainment to break the monotony. For example, The Flying Monkees band played the lounge three nights a week, and during football season, ball- games were shown on a large-screen TV on Monday nights. Although he enjoyed bartending, Swigert didn't plan to make a career of it. "Once I'm out of school," he said, "I hope to never have to set foot be- hind a bar again." Instead, the psychology major hoped to go to graduate school with the intention of becoming either a counselor or a psychologist with a pri- vate practice. Bartending helped Swigert put what he learned in his psychology classes to practical use. He listened to and observed the people who came into the Kona Kai to try and identify any problems which may have brought them there. "Usually the problem is being in a bar in the first place," he said. "If you're depressed, don't go near a bar." Bartending not only benefitted Swigert in his major, but also in his personal life. He met both of his roommates through bartending. Donald Gay, a senior from Louis- ville, was bartending at Rafferty's when Swigert began the training pro- gram there. "He QGayj helped me out," Swi- gert said. "He trained me, basically." Swigert's other roommate, Kevin O'Bryan, a senior from Auburn, N.Y., also worked at Rafferty's when Swigert started work there. However, O'Bryan worked as a waiter then. "Don and I transformed him into a bartender, too," Swigert said. "He works at Mariah's now." Overall, Swigert had a positive feel- ing about his bartending experiences. "It's rewarding, obviously finan- cially," he said, "but it is also a good growth experience because you get away from college life." I -Story by Bettina Poland -Photo by Royce Vibbert Juniors TC fmwfpf -S p0 MYE Rl 2 ion JASON l-IAVVKINS, Lewisport SANDRA HAWKS, Bowling Green PAM HAYDEN, Utica RONDA HAYS, Bowling Green DARREN HEAD, Franklin JENNIFER HENDRICSKON, Waverly KAREN HENSLEY, Louisville LISA HERRING, Old Hickory, Tenn. JENNIFER HICKLIN, Madisonville JO ELLEN HICKS, Bardstown CARLA HIGDON, Bowling Green MARK HOLLINGSWORTH, Hendersonville, Tenn. REGINA HOOK, Bowling Green AMANDA HOSKINS, Liberty STACEY HOUCHENS, Glasgow HEATHER HOUSTON, Mountairy, Md. SHERYL HOWELL, Bowling Green DAVID HUFFMAN, Bowling Green 3 2 4 Classes ,Q fv- ,"',f- ,E MB 4732! ' A ff Vx 1 sigh Q ,v ,M fp f w 1 , fu, if I ..,,, ff f, ,Wf . s q A, . f I ' f' i ' ff'jy,g5f If M 1 Qfyf Q ,I ,J 2 r X31 ao- X f 5. Protesting CIA recruiters on campus, Lex- ington sophomore Donna Thorndale tries giv- ing literature to Columbus, Ohio, junior Mark Stephenson. The group rallied because of the CIA involvement with the contra rebels. Juniors --- LARRY HUGHES, Brandburg KIRK HUME, Tomplcinsville JACKIE HUTCHERSON, West Paducah DIANE HUTCHESON, Auburn LEA INGRAM, Taylorsville DONNA ISENBERG, Tomplcinsville GREG JACKIE, Louisville KIM JANES, Bowling Green SHERRY JENT, Bowling Green CINDY JOHNSON, Worthville JED JOHNSON, Bowling Green TERESA JOHNSON, Burlcesville LAMONT JONES, Owensboro MICHAEL JONES, Crestwood KIM KARTHEN, Nashville, Tenn. TINA KELLEY, Louisville JULIE KEMPF, Louisville EDWARD KENNEY, Louisville 3 2 5 IumbrsfHawkins-Kenney s C396 Mar Ann Borders This D.J. turns listeners on with her tunes gli WR K9 ,MZ 9 YQYY YYY' er work was anything but static. As a broadcasting major, Glasgow junior Mary Ann Borders kept in tune with her future career by working on the air and behind the scenes part time at three radio sta- tions. "I used to work full time, but school just got in the way," Borders said. Borders worked as a production as- sistant and disc jockey at WKRX, Western's radio station, as well as working at WKCT and WDNS QD- 98j-two Bowling Green radio sta- tions. "I do weather and news at 98," Borders said. "But at KCT I actually jock." In addition to her air time at 58-X QWKRXQ, Borders' work also in- volved recording commercials, public service announcements and promo- tions. "I was working there Q58-XJ be- cause it's for class," she said. "I thought it would be really great, so I asked to be on staff." Borders' interest in radio began in high school. "From the eighth grade to my ju- nior year, I was going to be a meteo- rologist," she said. But involvement in Junior Achieve- ment during high school turned her on to radio. Through JA, Borders got her first job on the air-a one-hour shift on Wednesday nights on WOVO in Glasgow. "That's when I decided I wanted to major in radio," she said. The summer after graduating from high school, Borders landed a part- time job as a DJ at WSMI in Cave City. "My sister-in-law needed some part-time help there. She said, 'We need someone with experience' " Experience in radio before and dur- ing college gave Borders ideas of what she would like to do with her career. "My ambition has always been to live in Colorado," she said. "I'd like to start my own station there or get my masters and teach broadcasting," she added. Although Borders preferred own- ing a station or teaching, jockeying was not out of the question. "I wouldn't mind being a profes- sional DJ, but you have to be really good to make money at it," she said. Borders often found herself listen- ing to other disc jockeys. "People can't stand to ride in the car with me because I'm always flip- ping the dial. "It's not the music I'm listening to," Borders said. "It's the jock." Television, however, was not in Borders' future. "That's a dirty word. I'd ban televi- sion if I could," she said. "I was in radio and TV, but then I took one TV course and I hated TV." Having had a good beginning in radio, Borders' future time on the air- waves could be summed up in one word. Frequency.. -Story by Rob McCracken -Photo by Joe Futia 3 2 6 Classex Juniors -x- KAREN KEOWN, Bowling Green JULIUS KEY, Detroit, Mich. BEVERLY KIRK, Burlcesville BRIAN KNOPP, Radcliff MICHAEL KNOUSE, Vienna, Va. LISA LAFAVERS, Liberty STEPHANIE LANDRUM, Springfield, Tenn. MICHAEL LAWS, Nashville, Tenn. CARLA LAWSON, Georgetown JAMIE LEACH, Owensboro CHRIS LEE, Leitchfield PAULA LEE, Nortonville GRETCHEN LEHMAN, Portland, Tenn. CATHY LEWIS, Bowling Green GLORIA LEWIS, Bowling Green KIMBERLY LEWIS, Elizabethtown JAMES LILLIE, Elizabethtown DENNIS LIMERICK, Bowling Green TERESA LISCH, Springfield, Ohio REBECCA LYON, Custer CHRISTINA MACKY, Radcliff KEVIN MARDIS, Louisville CYNTHIA MARGOLIS, Nashville, Tenn. suis MATTINGLY, Glasgow MARY MAXWELL, Russellville MARY MCCARTHY, Louisville CYNTHIA MCCORMICK, Adairville MARY MCCORMICK, Owensboro MICHELLE McDANIEL, Salem TERESA MCGUFFIN, Mt. Washington AMY MERCHANT, Owensboro LAURA MILKS, Vine Grove DEIRDRE MILLER, Clarkson DIANA MIMMS, Adairville PHOENICIA MIRACLE, Harlan LYNDA MOGUEL, Belize City, Beliz EUGENIA MOORE, Madisonville MARVIN MOORE, Bowling Green ELIZABETH MORRIS, Calhoun TAMMY MOSS, Edmonton GARY MUELLER, Warren, N.J. NANCY MURPHY, Madisonville ANSON MUSE, Rineyville JANE NEALE, Cervlean ROBERT NETHERLAND, Campbellsville DOROTHY NOONAN, Columbia REBECCA NORENE, Brownsville ERIC NORRID, Hopkinsville WAYNE ORSCHELN, Hermitage, Tenn. SALLIE OVERSTREET, Owensboro ANN OWEN, Brentwood, Tenn. JANNA PAGE, Burlcesville AUDRA PARISH, Marion Tl-IERESA PATRICK, Bowling Green 327 IuniorsfKco1vn-Parr-kk is as Qs Tracie Wolford In her spare time, she's starting her own baby boom rw f'N Qc: p QQ, . 5. racie Wolford made babies. As a matter of fact, she made more than loo babies. And, if she were fast, it took her less than a day to make each one. When she was a high school sopho- more, Wolford, a Burnside junior, was taught how by her aunt. "Some people fix cars, I make ba- bies," Wolford said. Actually, Wolford's hobby was making dolls that look something like Cabbage Patch Kids. "I call them my babies," she said of the dolls. When she first started making them, Wolford used a pattern but soon was depending on her own cre- 3 2 8 Classes ativity. She made the dolls unique by making the face, arms and hair differ- ent on each doll. But her creativity did not always stop there. "I've made a tiny one-an infant doll, and I've made a boy doll with all the moving parts," she said. It usually took Wolford eight to I2 hours to finish the main portion of a doll. "The curls in the hair take six hours more," she said. "I crochet the curls so they take more time." When finished, she presented the dolls to the recipients with a birth certificate and her signature on the bottom of one foot of the doll. On the foot, Wolford put her name and the day the doll was "born." The birth certificates included all the usual in- formation. "I put fon the certificatesj the weight, length, and when and where they were born. The place of birth is usually Wolford Memorial Hospital," she said. Being an expert of sorts on doll making, Wolford gave speeches on it during high school. "It caught everyone's attention in high school when I said, 'l-li, my speech is on making babies.' " On several occasions the "babies" caused rather humorous situations for their designer. Several times her friends thought she was pregnant when they walked into her room and saw baby clothes and diapers lying around. "Once when I was walking through the St. Louis airport with my dolls, bunches of people kept stopping and telling me how cute my babies were," Wolford said. "A lot of people don't believe that I make them," she said. "They always think I bought them." Either way, most them adorable.l people found -Story by Rob McCracken -Photo by Kathy Forrester Juniors -- KIMBERLY PEARSON, Elkton GINA PETTY, Lexington JAMES PITTMAN, Harrodsburg DEBBIE POE, Hopkinsville LAURA POLLOCK, Brandenburg SHERRY PONTRICH, Louisville SHIRLEY PONTRICH, Louisville JODI PORTMAN, Hendersonville RHONDA POWELL, Franklin MELISSA PRITOKA, Princeton RONALD REDMON, Louisville VICKY REYNOLDS, Horse Cave SONYA RICHARDSON, Hardyville ANGELA RIEDLEY, Louisville MARK RISEN, Greensburg CECILLIA ROBEY, Franklin JIM ROGERS, Hopkinsville SHARON ROGERS, Hopkinsville JULIE ROSS, Terre Haute, Ind. PAULA RUTHERFORD, Somerset ERIN RYAN, Henderson BOB SCHEIDEGGER, Owensboro STEPHANIE SCHILLING, Sclieller, Ill. LAURA SCI-IROH, Antioch, Tenn. DOUGLAS SCHULTZ, Bowling Green DWIGHT SCOTT, Nortonville LORI SCOTT, Princeton ALISON SEARS, Murray PHIMPHONE SENGKHAMYONG Campbellsville LISA SHACKLETTE, Brandenburg TOMMY SHAKIR, Decatur, Gia. LESLIE SHONEY, Elkton MARY KAY SHORT, Owensboro SANDRA SIDDENS, Glasgow RAMONA SIMMS, Fayetteville, Ga. JOHN SMILEY, Centertown MARY BETH SMITH, Bowling Green SHERRY ANN SMITH, Bowling Green TOBITHA SMITH, Franklin KIM SPANN, Austin STEPHANIE SPAULDING, Louisville THERESA SPENCER, East View TERRI STEINBEISER, Louisville WILLIAM STEWART, Bowling Green DEBORAH STINNETT, Hardinsburg JILL STITH, Munforclville JOHN STONE, Bowling Green JENNIFER STRANGE, Bardstown LAURA SULLIVAN, Frankfort KIMBERLY SUMNER, Lewisburg TAMARA SUMNER, Cadiz JAMES SUPULSKI, Fort Knox TRINA SUTHARD, Hanson MARY TAYLOR, Valley Station 329 fun iorrfPearson-Taylo Putting her books to good use, Tracey Trav- is, a junior from Tompkinsville, makes her way to Cherry Hall during a rain shower. She was an elementary education major who commuted from Monroe County. 3 30 Classes Herman Adams Juniors --' DEBBIE THARP, Fulton CARLA THOMPSON, Tomplcinsville KAREN THOMPSON, Hermitage, Tenn. PAULA THOMPSON, Rineyville DEAN TIEBOUT, Maywood, Ill. BARBARA TIPMORE, Owensboro TIMOTHY TODD, Dawson Springs BRAD TOLBERT, Dawson Springs BYRON VANARSDALE, Greensburg DAVID VAUGHAN, Shelbyville HOLGER VELASTEGUI, Bowling Green LINDA VIERGUTZ, Louisville NANCY VINCENT, Caneyville SHERRY WADE, Bowling Green HUNTER WAFF, Springfield EDWARD WAGGONER, Munfordville SARAH WAGONER, Louisville MECHELLE WALLACE, Cadiz BLEINDA WALLER, Smiths Grove DAVID WATSON, Princeton AMY WATT, Belfry LAMAR WEAVER, Brownsville TAMMY WEBB, Brownsville WAYNE WEBSTER, Tampa, Fla. R.B. WEDEL, Chandler, Ind. RICK WELLS, Bowling Green TREVOR WESLEY, Liberty DEE WHITE, Auburn DAVID WHITESIDES, Henderson SHELLY WILCUTT, Lewisburg ERIK WILKINS, Bowling Green CYNTHIA WILLIAMS, Monticello JIM WILLIAMS, Bowling Green AMY WILLIS, Central City SUZANNE WILLS, Fairdale FRAN WILSON, Henderson RONNIE WILSON, Russellville ANDREW WINNER, Louisville MELINDA WITHERS, Russell Springs TRACIE WOLFORD, Burnside TRACY WOOD, Greenville PHILLIP WOOSLEY, Bowling Green 3 3 I fumbr.vfTharp- Young Scojgoloxcoiooxcofees I 4 N V 1 ...,.-. . ' ' -1 e ..,,,. , , , 4-i..4i CC! I ,ve been down here." 3 32 C lanes I m more sure of what I want since Amy Labbs ur first-year jitters were gone. We were ready for college, and last year's surprises were easy to con- quer now . . . Or were they? Reality of our second year set in about the third week when the quizzes began and term projects were skillfully mentioned. This often determined how involved we were really going to be in the class. Some of last year's friends had trans- ferred, and others had just moved out. We spent our first several nights back in school catching up with old friends. It was good to be around all the people. About the third week of classes, reality set in. We began to have tests, and term -M ike Kieman On a warm October day, Leslie Payne, an Evansville, Ind., sophomore, takes a break. She rested on the bleachers by Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center. projects were skillfully mentioned by pro- fessors. Worst of all, we realized that this year we might have to settle down and study more and party less. We left our fears behind this year, won- dering why it was so different from our freshman year. We knew what we were coming back to: The Hill, buildings and class schedules. And we were wise enough not to schedule a class in Thompson Com- plex right after a class in the College of Education Building. ' Sophomores - SANDRA ADAMS, Glasgow MARK ALCOTT, Bowling Green JOSEPH ALLEN, Central City KATHY ANDERSON, Lewisburg MARK ANGSTROM, Danville VINCEL ANTHONY, Louisville LANA APPLING, Russellville DAVID ARMSTRONG, Brentwood, Tenn. GINGER ATWOOD, Scottsville SHERITA BAILEY, Franklin CURTIS BARMAN, Scottsville LAURA BEECKLER, Bowling Green AMY BINGHAM, Elkton KATHY BINNS, Vine Grove VICKIE BIRGE, Fountain Run MARSHA BLACKLOCK, Beaver Dam TARRANT BLAKE, Louisville BETH BLANDFORD, Owensboro GREG BLAYDES, Greensburg KATHY BOLING, Elizabethtown MARY BOSLEY, Owensboro LANA BRANHAM, Burkesville ERIC BRATCHER, Clarkson RACHEL BRIGGANCE, Gallatin, Tenn. DONALD BROD, Caneyville JEANETTE BROWN, LaFayette, Tenn. MELINDA BUCHHOLZ, Henderson ELIZABETH BUTTON, Franklin RHONDA BYRD, Shepherdsville DARREN CAIN, Gamaliel ROBBY CALVERT, Scottsville JODI CAMPBELL, Nashville, Tenn. ROBIN CANNON, Clarkson SONDRA CARMAN, Liberty KIMBERLY CARTER, Tompkinsville REECA CARVER, Cave City DARRELL CLARK, Louisville MATTHEW COLLINS, Lexington BRIGETTE COMBS, Isom BARBARA COMPTON, Bowling Green NANCY CONN, Columbia DONNA COOPER, Bowling Green BRUCE COSGROVE, Muldraugh JAMIE COSSLER, West Paducah JOHNELL COULOMBE, Bowling Green KEVIN COX, Austin STEVE COX, Brentwood, Tenn. KIM CUSHENBERRY, Horse Cave NORMAN DAMER, Glen Ellyn, Ill. CHRISTOPHER DANIELS, Clarksville, Tenn. VICKI DAVIDSON, Beechmont HILDA DAVIS, Smiths Grove KAY DEDMAN, Lebanon, Tenn. ANGELA DEFOSSET, Louisville 3 3 3 SopbomoresfAd4nu-DeFo.vxer s 696 ummer camp doesn't usually change lives. But Camp Green Shores did for Steve Garden. "I love camp," he said. "My life is going to be based on itf' The summer camp, designed for the handicapped and mentally retard- ed, made Garden appreciate what it meant to not be handicapped. "I always wanted to be special . . . but all they Qthe campersj want is to be themselves," the Bowling Green sophomore said. Garden was a counselor in 1985 at Camp Green Shores, located in the Breckinridge County district of McDaniels. In addition, he was a life- guard the following summer at Camp Kysoc in Carrollton. teve G ard e n Making a summer special is all in a day's work. "I was a little apprehensive at first," he said. "I had to learn to love this." Garden now believes that working with "special populations should be a mandatory, hands-on experience for everybody." "That area of education is really overlooked," he said. These kids are gifted, talented, and need special at- tention. "How to treat them is easy-treat them like anyone else," he said. The hard part, according to Gar- den, was the personal care of the campers. "You do things you never thought you would," he said. "You change a lot of diapers and feed a lot of kids." While at the camp, Garden had to help the children eat, dress and move around. The thing that took the long- est to overcome, he said, was helping the campers with personal hygiene. "That's what separates the men from the boys," he said with a laugh. But all his hard work paid off, he said. "Just being able to be with them was reward enough," Garden said. "It's all they live for." Although he said the experience was emotionally draining, Garden felt he had learned from it. "After this, there is nothing emo- tionally that I can't go through," he said. The camp, owned by the Kentucky Easter Seal Corp., provided an escape for the retarded and the handicapped and helped them to feel more secure. It did not matter how old they were or which disability they had. The good times shared were not only for the campers. "Our staff was just like family," Garden said about the other camp per- sonnel. "There's grudges and summer loves, some you want to keep in con- tact with, and others you never want to see again." But the best part about the sum- mer, Garden said, was the intimate feeling between himself and the camp- ers. "I just wanted to make them feel special," he said, "and feel normal." I -Story by Dorren Klausnitzer -Photo by Joe Futia ll ' Sophomores JODI DELANEY, Bowling Green DARYL DENHAM, Hebron ROGER DENNIS, Upton JEFFREY DOOM, Eddyville STEPHANIE DOWDEN, Louisville TAMMI DRIVER, Greenwood, Ind. JANIE DUNBAR, Edmonton LEIGH ANN EAGLESTON, Catlettsburg LAURA EDWARDS, Louisville KATHY ELLIS, Owensboro KELLIE ELLIS, Greenbrier, Tenn. TIM ELLIS, Harrodsburg GAYLA ELMORE, Glasgow STEVEN ELMORE, Summersville JENNIFER ENGLAND, Gamaliel BRIDGIT EVANS, Lousville SCOTT FIRKINS, Danville BECKY FISHER, Greensburg KAREN FISHER, Nashville, Tenn. VERONICA FOSTER, Munfordville ERIC FOULKE, Philpot EDWARD FREENY, Conroe, Texas MELANIE FREW, Bowling Green TARASA GABHART, Lawrenceburg JULIE GAFFNEY, Louisville ISIS BELLA GARCIA, Bowling Green KIMBERLY GOETZ, Philpot BILLY GORMAN, Hanford MELISSA GRAMMER, Bowling Green AIVIY GRAY, Park City JENNIFER GREGORY, Bonnieville DANA GRIBBINS, Lebanon REBECCA HACK, Tomplcinsville CHARLES HALE, Glasgow SHELIA HALL, Morgantown WILLIAM HAMNIER, Tomplrinsville KEITH HAMPTON, Louisville DENA HARBISON, Summer Shade DAVID HARDESTY, Brandenburg DOUG HARRIS, Prospect LISA HARRIS, Springfield, Tenn. EMILY HAZELRIGG, Winchester TABITHA HEATH, Hawesville CAROLYN HELM, Bowling Green ANDRIA HENDRICKS, Bowling Green KAREN HEWITT, Bowling Green AIVIY HILLIARD, Bowling Green LISHA HODGES, Greensburg STEVE HOFFMAN, Somerset DOUGLAS HOGAN, Peyronsburg BRYAN HOOVER, Madisonville KATHY HORNUNG, Louisville DANA HORTON, Louisville KENNY HOWARD, Whitesville 3 3 5 Sophomo1csfDel4n:y-Howard Q-.. Two Bowling Green students, junior Doug Schneider and sophomore Terry Dodd, hang- out in the parking structure. The two were on the fifth floor. '1'1'1'l!'l'l"I'1"'l'1'1"1"l'!'l'1'!'1'1'1'!'l'x'1'!'11I1'1'l'!!1l1lv1'r'l-1-1'1'1"s'H'1'1"1-1--1-1-g-1-1-1-1-1 il-...-...-, -Sam Upsbaw, fr. vsn...--. 7 - 1 I 1 1 1 1 536 Classes Sophomores L RACHEL HOWARD, Whitesville RANDALL HOWARD, Westview KAY HUFFMAN, Sonora JUDY HUPKO, Hopkinsville LISA HURT, West Point SARA HUTTON, Lawrenceburg MARCIA ISENBERG, Gamaliel BETH JACKSON, Bowling Green XAVIER JACKSON, Louisville HOLLY JALESKI, Owensboro KAREN JEWELL, Monticello EVA JINKS, Fort Wayne, Ind. JENNIFER JOHANNEMAN, Louisville DAREN JOHNSON, Franklin JACQUELINE JOHNSON, Louisville PATRICIA JOHNSTON, Payneville KIM JOHNSTONE, Dralcesboro RICK JOINES, Antioch, Tenn. RACHEL JONES, Cox's Creek SONDRA JONES, Burlcesville GARRY KELLY, Independence DANA KEOWN, Cromwell BETTY JO KEPLEY, Portland, Tenn. HOWARD KESSINGER JR., Payneville WALTER KESSLER, Greensburg GINA KINSLOW, Houston, Texas TODD KIRBY, Bowling Green DARYL KIRTLEY, Campbellsville DORREN KLAUSNITZER, London JAMES KNOX, Fairburn, Ga. BAHRI KOSEOGLU, Adanal, Turkey KAREN LASSITER, Cottontown, Tenn. LOGAN LEACHMAN, Bowling Green MADGE LEISURE, Hartford DAVID LEWIS, Bowling Green SELESTER LEWIS, Glasgow SCOTT LIBBY, Mayfield SIMMIE LINDON, Lexington AMY LINDSEY, Bowling Green DAVID LINGLE, Nicholasville STACEY LITTLE, Livermore TRACEY LITTLE, Livermore 3 37 Sopbomorerf H award-Little Davld Claycomb '52 . as He's setting his sights high. ull!!! The call was answered by the catapulting of a clay pi- geon into the air. Then a shot. As the pieces of the target hit the ground, another point was marked for David Claycomb's team with the League of Kentucky Sportsmen's trap shoot contest. Claycomb, a Columbia sophomore, had been to many such contests before and was a veteran of many hours of working with guns. "I guess I've been shooting since I've been able to handle them," he said. Claycomb got involved with guns because it was a common thing to do 338 Classes where he was raised, he said. "Around home, most people are interested in it," he said. Claycomb worked at a dairy farm where he took care of the animals' nutritional needs and did field work when needed. During his spare time, he enjoyed the membership of both the Western Kentucky Gun Club and the 4-H Gun Club. The past two years, he had been to state competition where his team won the championship both times. Claycomb often went hunting when he was home. He hunted for deer and rabbit, but enjoyed pursuing squirrels the best. He also participated in a mule deer and antelope hunt in Wyoming. He said that if the oppor- tunity arose again, he would definitely take advantage of it and go. Claycomb had a love for guns and prided himself on developing the proper habits for handling them. "It's not the gun, but the person behind it," he said. Claycomb's interest in guns led him to purchase a reloading press. The purpose of this device was to reuse the same shells after they had been shot. "I save a lot of money this way," he said. He bought the gun powder, wad and shots, and, after collecting the used shells, he reloaded them with the correct amount of powder and shot to restore the shell to a useable form. Claycomb hoped to be able to at- tend more championships during his next year as a member of the 4-H Gun Club. After leaving the club, though, he said he would continue to be active in the sport, possibly even becoming a gun coach for the club. He advised others who wanted to learn how to use guns to know the safeties of gun handling. He also sug- gested that people "know the laws" concerning guns. "The more people know about guns," he said, "the better off we'll be." I -Story by Brian Talbot -Photo by Cindy Pinkston 7' '74 8 , fn- aw'- fv 'P m 'i '- . . lu: 5 7 P "-nv' E??Fi,"'3' Jia' w.. , '4 ,f F-ff, rl in I' A or :- -1,- fq. 'V 1, 1 6" Us 1 1 13, ' X t "1 -I 'Wi L14 . if A t' f' , 1' , -Q P' Us Q f 2' i re Ax f' 'f1S?3'Z7?'Cn ' Q-.1 ' ' - -' - lj. A , 43 ' 1 ' . '- , xv, 4 f my I 1 ny if 5' Q ul- ' Q -V ,. J I' l :W ,l 'X G0 Us - .f ii we ,,,. Me: f A ' 3115 W di i -3 6 Sophomores - ANDY LYONS, Louisville SHAWN MAJORS, Caneyville PATRICK MALONEY, Louisville DARRYL MARSHALL, Louisville DARNELL MARTIN, Baltimore, Md. PAULA MARTIN, Elkton MARK MATTINGLY, Owensboro DANIELLE MCCLURE, Bowling Green ROBERT MCCRACKEN, Madisonville DALE McDANIEL, Lewisport BETH MCGEHEE, Nashville, Tenn. MICHAEL METCALF, Bardstown LINDA MEYER, Louisville LAURA MILAM, Shepherdsville SHARON MILLER, Bowling Green TRACIE MILLER, Lakeside Park DAPHNE MILLS, Oakland CINDY MOORE, Hardinsburg LAURA MORGAN, Louisville HOLLY MORRIS, Sacramento BRITT MOSES, Gallatin, Tenn. MATTHEW MULLIKIN, Owensboro JENNIFER MURPHY, Lebanon KAREN MURPHY, Louisville LISA MURRELL, Bowling Green WENDY MUSE, Rineyville MARK NANCE, Edmonton SCOTT NEAFUS, Brandenburg DEDRE NELSON, Louisville PAMELA NELSON, Lebanon JENNIFER NEWTON, Versailles RICK NORRIS, Louisville MICHELLE O'BRYAN, Louisville STACEY O'BRYAN, Owensboro RHONDA O'DANIEL, Louisville MICHAEL PADGETT, Marion LORI PARKER, Dawson Springs TERESA PATE, Beaver Dam WILLIAM PATTERSON, Greensburg AMY PAULL, Summer Shade CLINTON PAYNE, Louisville SUSAN PETERSON, Louisville DANE PETETT, Horse Cave DEBBIE PETEET, Tompkinsville CHIP POLSTON, Louisville SCOTT POPE, Bowling Green SANDRA PRIMM, Hopkinsville JOSE PUENTES, Bowling Green 3 39 SopbomorcsfLyom'-Puente: QW.. , ' 35,33 5. ' x 'PI ,TSI if ' ' 5 -L. f , fi. ' I " ' 5' ry xiii, N f , ,gf X X Y P+ W. f. X AAI! I' ,il4l! XIX, ly! Z1 4 -1- Km I w if ff W1 M i ,Ut 1, " .Q Yi R f 7 i -P X I F.: , W -I K Ri Eg ' -3 J. f' , 1 , p 5 xg f. f ' 2 I .nf 1 I' ' K 1 I 'E In 16. 4 Sophomores ridgit Evans It's not as glamorous as it seems, but she's willing to pay the price odeling. The word may bring to mind a backstage room full of makeup art- ists blotting lipstick and sweeping blush across pale cheeks. Beautiful girls stare at themselves in three-way mirrors, while a flurry of people hand them the latest fashions and with mouthfuls of pins begin fitting the models to perfect them. Since Louisville sophomore Bridgit Evans modeled for Cosmo-Casablanca modeling agency, a person would think she had an entire staff working to make her beautiful. But modeling for Evans wasn't quite as glamorous as it seemed. "When I first started with an agen- cy," she said, "I spent every weekend for three or four months going to classes learning how to model and pre- pare for the shoot." Her typical assignment began at home. Substituting her own bedroom as a dressing room, Evans applied her own makeup and chose which outfit she would wear before she arrived at the location. The agency provided her with the training and accessibility, but it did not provide the props needed to por- tray her modeling role. Evans had to buy her own wardrobe and accessories. As a result, she had a considerable amount of money invested in her field. But Evans didn't seem to mind be- cause "these investments determine whether or not I really make it," she said. Evans began modeling after her un- cle mentioned the idea when she was I2 years old. She first began her work with Alix Adams, then received a scholarship to study at the Barbizon School for mod- eling. Evans later became interested in Cosmo-Casablanca. Modeling classes werenlt that dif- ferent from her classes at Western, Evans said. One major similarity was having to study at home. "I guess you could call it home- work," Evans said. "I had to practice walking and posing in front of a mir- rorf' Evans' graduation from Cosmo-Ca- sablanca could be called her most ex- citing job, she said. The graduation was an actual runway modeling exer- cise. Agents from Paris, France and other fashion centers attended the ceremony. Modeling classes had prepared Ev- ans for more than just how to care for her appearance. Before leaving her home, she had to review all the information provided by the agency regarding the client, location, and time of her next assign- ment. The minute she walked onto the set, Evans had to know everything necessary in order to make the ap- pointment successful. "On my last assignment I had to present myself as a prep student," Ev- ans said. "I had to become a prep student in every way because the cam- era can always tell if I don't come across in the correct mannerfl When she actually arrived at the location and met with the client, pho- tographer and assistant, Evans began what most people saw as the primary part of a modeling career - posing in front of the camera. "The relationship between me and the camera is a personal one," Evans said. "Photographers who help me de- velop are the best ones to work with. My present photographer wants me to come in, do my job and leave. I don't like that attitude at all," she said. l-ler dream modeling experience would be runway modeling in Paris. But she would also like acting some- time in the future. "I really like runway modeling bet- ter," Evans said. "Being on stage in front of the crowd gives me a famous feeling." Evans planned to continue model- ing, along with pursuing a job with her broadcasting major. She didn't consider herself any more beautiful than other people. "It's just a face," Evans said. "It's just the way I lookf' "I guess anyone could do it if they were trained," she said, "but you have to like what you are doing or you won't be any good." I -Story by john Binkley -Photo by Mike Kiernan 341 S0phO77lUVl'X ...,..1.,i-. While chatting on the phone, Versailles sophomore jennifer Newton discusses her friencl's wedding plans. Newton's next door neighbor, Livermore sophomore, Tracey Little was visiting. STN --'TEE :fs-.M .,.,..,,,,W , 1-2 oh, ,Q-4' '11- , 'Q' ' Tk 3 ?', 4 A Q fi' V ' 4 ,nl ax 9 '- jd' is g Ig? t It H Je? Q if f ,ff ,f ' ,1"' 15122 ff ZA? .f" 9 9 , ', C-"X 'J 1'i,':f"f'! , rf ,XI 4 , .,f' x'-- Kgn .K We tr js r Y, ff' 342 C laxses Tim Broekema ,sv , be ' s Q -1-P dl. T , Z f , 1 ' ' .s f, ..7L .4 , W 1 A wi f y 1' 'N fl TT , aff ' 'V 6 1 4 1 , fi, f ! ' ..A, 2 Q , if 1 -my , - 1 2, . Q i, , , 1 ,f 'T' A, A . -., 5 X N, 1, , f if fi, X f ,. 2, A 'Q' '99 , V " 'I-, Y , . , ' 'Ni i I, t , A :J 'Q ' ' ' I - w , I M, v ' Y I , ..., . 5 ,f x 5 ', .. is - Am' I . Q! 'Q -v' 1 , V- y ' Q,.I-,Q:.Qi,,,.,, f f i.v'fw : 9 , ,. , J Z - fu ,Q rv xv, . Y ,-. ft ns I-i . t s F 'G ' - h-, ,J 3 -5 fa f ,,., 7' UK 1-, ffm! QQ 13 1 li Sophomores " CARI PUTTMAN, Henderson JEFFREY RAMSEY, Greenville, Ala. LYDLA REID, Loretto STEVE RENFROW, Bowling Green MELISSA RIDER, Hebron KATHY RILEY, Louisville PHILIP RILEY, Hopkinsville WENDY RILEY, Eddyville DAVID ROBERTSON, Danville LISA ROBEY, Franklin ANN ROBINSON, South Bend, Ind. KIMBERLY ROGERS, Elizabethtown MICHELLE ROHRER, Philpot MELANIE RCLLEY, Nortonville JEFF ROSE, Noblesville, Ind. MARY ROUSE, Adairville MARK ROWAN, Antioch, Tenn. KAREN RUARK, Uniontown TIM RUDOLPH, La Center LEA ANNE SANDERSON, Cerulean WILLIAM SCHILLING, Union MACLYNN SCOTT, Greenville SALLY SCOTT, Bowling Green JAMES SEARS, Louisville WENDELL SEARS, Owensboro STEPHEN SEATON, Horse Cave SANDRA SENDELBACH, Wilder NAHEED SHAFI, Bowling Green TERESA SHANKS, Central City MARYA SHELTON, Nashville, Tenn. CLARENCE SHIRLEY, Columbia REBEKAH SHIRLEY, Manhattan, Kan. PAMELA SHOOK, Russellville TOMMY SHRIVER, Bowling Green RHONDA SIDEBOTTOM, Greensburg JAMES SMITH, Tompkinsville JASON SMITH, Hopkinsville LORI SMITH, Munfordville MARK SMITH, Franklin, Tenn. TERRI SMITH, Ringgold, Ga. JIMMY SMOTHERS, Bowling Green JODI SOBOTKA, Longwood Fla. 343 5opboma1esfPu mnan-Sobotka ei as t's a dying art. It started centuries ago, but with today's technology, it seemed many people didn't have the time to spend on woodcarving. When one thinks of a woodcarving shop, certain things may come to mind: blocks of wood standing in the corners, blades, drills, sawdust on the floor and the smell of it in the air, and perhaps an old wood stove in the cen- ter of it all. A person wouldn't be disappointed if he walked into the shop of Brent Steenbergen, a Fountain Run sopho- more. "I started fwoodcarvingj when I was in about the eighth grade. I got bored one winter when it was snowing and we couldn't go to school, so I started whittling to pass the time," he said. This interest led Steenbergen to lo- cal and state competitions in which he eventually won several ribbons for his woodcarvings. Since beginning the craft, Steen- bergen had completed approximately 30 pieces, about zo of which he had given away. "Most of the time I don't make any woodcarvings to keep for myself," he said. "I usually have the intention to give them away when I start them." The carvings Steenbergen had giv- en away included a life-size duck with all of the feathers carved in, a rocking horse with a yarn mane and tail, and other smaller objects such as squirrels and rabbits. "I really like the rocking horse," he said. "It's the biggest carving I've ever done." The rocking horse weighed about 25 pounds and included 30 separate pieces of wood that had been pegged together. Steenbergen didn't use any nails or screws. He also made a fiddle which was Brent Steenbergen He's carving a piece of the past. one of the most difficult projects, he said. Steenbergen used four different woods: sugar maple, apple, wild cherry and pine. Each one helped to add to the sound of the instrument. These various woods also added their own color or delicate detail to the hand- made fiddle. "It was mainly trial and error . . . just an experiment," he said. "I re- searched the fiddle and took my mea- surements from one I got in the house. It's very tedious to get everything the same fproportionalj. "I probably spend more time on research than I do on the actual work," he said. Steenbergen researched all of his carvings mainly by observing how the actual object had been made. His next big project was to carve a horse-drawn sled, and he was in the process of studying them. "I really like the beginning fof a projectjf' he said. "I never really know what I'm making . . . There are so many things you can do, so many things it can be. "You see your image in the wood and then just start to take off the wood on the outside," he said. "And if I mess it up, I can always change it in some way to make it something differ- ent." By woodcarving, Steenbergen tried to bring a part of the past to the present. I-Ie made dough bowls, butter molds and rolling pins for extra mon- ey. A dough bowl, an oblong-shaped bowl about two feet long and three inches deep, was used to hold the flour when kneading dough. "If someone didn't keep up old tra- ditions, they would die out," he said. "The same thing goes for hand carv- ings. If someone doesn't keep it up, people will forget how it was done." I -Story by Kim Spann -Photo by Bob Bruck i' Q--' 344 C lasscs fxwwvx, SSW' '. 3.-+- iii, 6. W ' fs . X , 4 47 -' . , , , f If y. 'K -fs' ff.. 3 1 Q E x Q f i ,,. , , , ..,..,, t "3 1: 5 5, A, ar.. asia Ji-If af, 2 5' lla' 2 vv- Z ww, 41 iii- fn Q 1 Sophomores - LAWRENCE SPITZER, Louisville SUSAN STAMBRO, Shepherdsville TERRI STANFIELD, Elizabethtown KENDRA STARR, Louisville MARY STARR, Glasgow LYNN STEWART, Elizabethtown MARY STICH, Louisville ANNETTE STINSON, Louisville KIMBERLY SUMMERS, Louisville MARION SWALLOWS, Henderson SUZETTE SYLVESTER, Radcliff DONNA TAYLOR, Lawrenceburg TERRI TENNILL, Louisville KATHY THXVEATT, Russellville JEFFREY TIMMONS, Terre Haute, Ind. TIM TORRENCE, Big Clifty JEANETTE TRABUE, Hopkinsville JAMES TROUT, Fort Wayne, Ind. GREG TURNER, Waverly STEPHEN TURNER, Fountain Run LISA VAUGI-IN, Franklin HALE VEAL, Nicholasville BILL VINCENT, Beaver Dam APRIL WADE, Whitesville TERRY WALKER, Franklin MELISSA WALLER, Fountain Run KELLIE WARREN, Owensboro MARK WELDON, Providence GINNY WEST, Falls of Rough FRED WHITE, Louisville SCOTT WHITEHOUSE, Louisville DENISE WILCOXSON, Center TRACY VVILKERSON, Munfordville BRENT WILKINS, Greenville BETH WILSON, Center LESA WILSON, Glasgow PAULA WILSON, Mt. Washington DARLA WINGFIELD, Greenville KIMBERLY WISDOM, Greensburg VICKI WISENER, Springfield, Tenn. JOANN WOODRUFF, Nladisonville ERIC WOODWARD, Bowling Green THOMAS WRIGHT, Fort Madison, Iowa JARED YOUNG, Bowling Green MICHAEL ZALESKI, Princeton DONNA WOOD, Bowling Green KAREN WOOD, Hopkinsville 345 Sopbomoresfspirzef--Zaleski Ffrfcesliixftmxcfeffix I "I bad to make a special effort to meet and make friends. I make my own decisions now . . . I am responsible for myself " -Betsy Hightower 346 Cksses he fall of our freshman year was filled with many emotions. We were scared, anxious, nervous or unsure, even after that big pep talk we had given ourselves the night before we moved to school. It was a new experience that we would never forget. In one year of school, we grew more as a person than we had ever thought possible. But whether we had come to school to grow up or to learn, by the end of our first year we realized that a little of both had happened. Who was that stranger we had to live -james Borcbuck At the gallery in Ivan Vllilson Fine Arts Center, Amos Gott, a Hopkinsville freshman, looks at art work by John Wanen Oaks. The art show featured both photography and computer art. with? I-Ie or she seemed to be nice enough. Or maybe our first roommate was just not a match made in heaven, but only a match that the housing office was happy with. By the end of our first year, we had mastered the semester routine. Then we found out from that unknown adviser that we had three more years to go, and it wasn't going to get any easier. Freshmen - DEBRA ABEL, Chandler, Ind. SHANNON ABMA, Louisville AMY ABNEY, Campbellsburg ZENDA ACTON, Owensboro LISA ANN ADKINS, Jeffersontown DANA ALBRECHT, Shepherdsville TIMOTHY ALLBRIGHT, Edmonton BONITA ASHBY, Lexington DEBBIE ASHLOCK, Crestwood DEBORAH ATKINSON, Campbellsville RENATE ATTEBERRY, Elizabethtown TIM ATWELL, Louisville MICHELLE BACHELOR, Louisville SHEILA BASS, Boonville, Incl. MICHELE BEELER, Hustonville JENNY BIZZELL, Louisville CADONNA BLACK, Louisville MELISSA BLAIR, Loretto LISA BLAKE, Belton JOEL BLAND, Allensville AMY BLEXVETT, Franklin ANDRE BRADFORD, Bowling Green TRACI BRATCHER, Livermore MICHAEL BRAY, Tomplcinsville ELEANOR BRICKEY, Hawesville LORI BRODERDORP, Paducah DAVID BROOKS, Brentwood, Tenn. CATHY BROWN, LaGrange DELBERT BROWN, Bedford JEFFREY BROWN, Owensboro MARY BROWN, Guston ROBIN BROWN, Louisville SANDY BROWN, Louisville DAWN BROWNER, Nashville, Tenn. JOHN BURDEN, Morgantown JULIE CALDWELL, Franklin, Tenn. RENE CARMAN, Yosemite JEFF CARTER, Tomplcinsville SCOTT CARTER, Danville VIKKI CARTER, Nashville, Tenn. JACKIE CAVENDER, Goodlettsville, Tenn. GAYLA CISSELL, Loretto VICTOR CLICK, Louisville STACY COATES, Bethpage, Tenn. ANGELA COATS, Hardyville MARNIE COBB, Greenville THOMAS CONDER, Leitchfield MICHELLE CONNER, Gamaliel DEBBIE COOMER, Columbia CHRISTY COON, Nashville, Tenn. BRAD COOPER, Louisville TONI COTTONGIM, Beechmont TODD COVINGTON, Trenton ALECIA CRAIGHEAD, Tomplcinsville 347 F rexbmen f A bel-Craighead 590 5 Mary Wilson The sun shines bright on her old Kentucky home- ome might say it was in her genes. For the past two summers, Mary Wilson, a freshman from Bards- town, and her parents have taken part in "The Stephen Foster Story." This popular musical was thought to be the longest-running outdoor dra- ma in the nation. It told the story of the life of Stephen Foster, writer of such songs as "Oh! Susanna," "I Dream of Jeannie," and "My Old Kentucky Home." The show was performed in Bard- stown at an amphitheater near My Old Kentucky Home, Foster's former home. The women dressed Southern style in hoop dresses and the men sported tails and top hats. "I auditioned for the show because I thought it would be a good job for the summer," Wilson said. M-.N 348 Claris: Wilson was a member of the chorus in "The Stephen Foster Story." Her performance included singing and dancing. "You really get to know what the business is likef' she said. "I got a chance to perform and know how professionals work." Wilson's parents played the parts of Stephen Foster's in-laws. Both par- ents had been involved with the out- door drama for several years. Wilson had spent two summers performing in the show. "My first summer, 'The Stephen Foster Story' went to Japan," Wilson said. It was the first time the original musical had been performed outside of Bardstown. Cast members traveled to three different cities in Japan and performed in four theaters there. According to Wilson, the perfor- mances were in English, but the actors and actresses had to learn enough Jap- anese, such as the words for "please" and "thank you," to make their way around the cities. Although she was a member of the cast along with her parents, "I really wasn't around them much," Wilson said. Her parents may have been on stage with her, but when it came time for dressing rooms, rehearsals, and performances, the family members were not often together. There were only three other mem- bers of the musical who were Wilson's age. Most of the others were gradu- ates and some were from the Kentucky Opera. She met many of the cast members through her parents. Wilson had former community theater work, along with major roles in high school plays. One of her biggest parts was the starring role of Maria in "The Sound of Music." Wilson was majoring in vocal music performance. While at Western, she took part in the University Choir and Show Choir. Wilson also had won various vocal awards. 'Tm headed more toward opera, but until my voice matures, I'll stay with theater," she said. Wilson said she enjoyed her sum- mers of performing in the outdoor musical. "It fthe dramaj was a lot of hard work, but fun," Wilson said. Auditions for the 1987 drama were in February and Wilson planned to go back. I -Story by Karen Hensley -Photo by Herman Adams Freshmen L' WENDY CROSS, Albany JOY CRUMBAKER, Bowling Green LEA ANN CULVER, Springfield MIKE CUNNINGHAM, Nashville, Tenn. KELLEY JO CURRAN, Versailles BRIAN DARNELL, Danville BYRON DAVIS, Greensburg STEVE DECKEL, Louisville JOSEPH DENNEY, Gallatin, Tenn. CHRIS DEVILLEZ, Bowling Green ANN DILLARD, Lexington DEBBIE DIMOND, Franlclin, Tenn. KATHRYN DOLWICK, Louisville TAMMY DOOLIN, Nortonville DONNA DUDGEON, Campbellsville JANET DYER, Gamaliel SUSAN ECTON, Henderson SANDRA EDMONDSON, Kuttawa MYRON ELLIS, Harrodsburg SCOTT ENGLISH, Benton LORI ERVIN, Brentwood, Tenn. EMILY FARLEY, Owensboro MARY FLAUGHER, Franklin, Tenn. MARC FRANCIS, Madisonville DIANE FRANKE, Evansville, Incl. LACHELLE FRANKLIN, Louisville ELLEN FREEMAN, Nashville, Tenn. SHAVVN FROGGETT, Greensburg REBECCA FULLEN, Elizabethtown ANGELA GARRETT, Paducah JOHNNY GARRISON, Glasgow DANA GILES, Louisville CHARLOTTE GILL, Allensville GINA GIVENS, Leitchfield TAMMY GLASS, Glasgow AMOS GOTT, Hopkinsville MELISSA GRAMMER, Bowling Green CRAIG GRANT, Louisville XVENDY GRANT, Beaver Dam RHONDA GRAVES, Brentwood, Tenn. RACHAEL GREEN, Arrington, Tenn. STACEY GREEN, Calhoun MELISSA GREER, Knifley JEFF GRIFFITH, Richmond LYNN GROEMLING, Louisville GEMMI HALEY, Harrodsburg TESSA HALL, Newport DEANNA HARP, Munfordville RON HARRIS, Nashville, Tenn. BETH HAYDEN, Bowling Green KRISTINA HAYDEN, Frankfort MARGERY HAYES, Brandenburg SHELLEY I-IAYNES, Russell Springs KEVIN HAZELWOOD, Sebree 349 Freshmmf C ross-Hazelwood i 1 E 1 wa" asv 359 Classes QM r- ,1 -Q: 'iz 4 :Qi .5 6-5' 3253, Wiiiafii QQ gee ,Q 1 A 3 1 '71 Trying to stay warm, Independence freshman Kelly Kemper uses her flag to block the cold wind while the band practices in front of CEB. The band was preparing for its final perfor- mance of the marching season. lv ab" f -is Y Rx 1 AJ ,- . Jim, ,Q when V 3 A V '-e g I , 'itz' Freshmen -- TROY HEAD, Louisville JERRY HENDERSON, Louisville TINA HENSON, Columbia BETSY HIGHTOWER, Bowling Green KAREN HOBGOOD, Sebree SHANNON HOLLADAY, Nashville, Tenn. LISA HOLMAN, Bowling Green KATHRYN HOLT, Morganfield MONICA HORTON, Louisville LYNN HOSKINS, LaGrange RICHARD HOWELL, APO, N.Y. SHELLEY HOWELL, Calhoun TERRY HOWELL, Scottsville WILLIAM HOWERTON, Marion JENNIFER HUBBARD, Princeton SABRINA HUFFAKER, Boulder, Colo. DONNA HUMPHREY, Livermore MELISSA HUMPHREY, Owensboro TERESA HUMPHREY, Willow Shade TABITHA HUNT, Cave City GAY HURD, Bowling Green BETH ANN HUSKISSON, Bowling Green JAMIE IMEL, Lewisport LEE ISABLE, Bowling Green TIMOTHY ISENBERG, Bowling Green AUDREA JACKSON, Chicago, Ill. TIM JANES, Greensburg STACEY JANEWAY, Louisville ANNA JENKINS, Greenville MARK JENKINS, Westmoreland, Tenn. JOSEPH JEWELL, Louisville BRANDY JOHNSON, Nashville, Tenn. MARC JOHNSON, Prospect PATRICIA JOHNSON, Kuttawa SANDY JOHNSON, Scotrsville SHERRIE JOHNSON, Louisville CLIFF JONES, Scottsville JAYE JONES, Princeton DOUGLAS JONES, Danville REBECCA JULIUS, Owensboro ANN KARNEHM, Troy, Ohio CAROLYN KARP, Franklin, Tenn. 35 I F1esbmenfHead-Karp - Ag eing the state vice president for the largest youth organiza- tion in the country may be enough for some people. But not for Eddie Burks, a Glasgow freshman, who held the high office for the Future Farmers of America. Burks, an animal science major, was the Eastern region representative for the American junior Simmental Asso- ciation trustees. Burks .gboi Eddie This man is breeding success by steering the FFA in the right direction. The trustees consisted of four re- gions and 16 representatives who set up contests and shows for Simmental cattle, a breed originating in France. "It's been within I5 years that the breed was picked up and an interest to have shows developed," Burks said. Burks began his position on the board of trustees in July, 1986, and was to serve as a member for two years. He was planning to retire as state FFA vice president in June 1987. The cattle shows emphasized the Simmental breed and taught skills at the same time. Tests were given to quiz the indi- vidual on his knowledge of the Sim- mental breed, including a judging con- test, herdsman quiz, sire summary quiz, speaking contest and a show- manship contest. A basic heifer show was also designed to see how much contestants knew about the animal. The overall winner at the national show received a gold belt buckle. During the Junior National Cattle Show, Burks placed fourth out of 269 participants. He was second during the Eastern region show in West Vir- ginia the year before. Depsite his responsibilities, Burks said his positions didn't take up that much time. "FFA took up a lot of time in spring, and the midwinter fboardj conference took time," he said. Burks flew to Kansas City, Mo., the day after Christmas for the confer- ence. He also had to be in Denver, Colo., during the first week of the 1987 spring semester for the National Western Stock Show. Experience was the main reason Burks joined FFA. Founded in 1928 as a national orga- nization, FFA had over 430,000 mem- bers in the 50 states and Puerto Rico. The state chapter started in 1930 and grew to include 14,000 members in 150 chapters. "They try to train young people in ag fwhich is, not necessarily farm- ing," Burks said. "Over zoo careers exist in the field, and out of 25 percent of the American workforce, only two percent are actu- ally farmers," Burks added. However, an older brother in FFA and a cousin who was a state FFA officer made it traditional, too. "It's kind of a family thing," he said. Burks said he had no intention of running for national office for several reasons. He had his state farming degree but would have to get his American farming degree, he said. This was something he didn't plan to do. Secondly, if he did make it to a national position, Burks would have to drop out of school for a year to travel with the FFA, he said. Burks did not wish to do this because he hoped to graduate in four years. From helping run two major agri- cultural organizations to working on his own farm, Burks gained a great deal of experience, both in the actual world of farming and the large world of agricultural business. With this experience, he planned to raise the Simmental breed of cattle on his 308-acre farm he owned be- tween Glasgow and Smith's Grove.l -Story by Angela Garrett -Photo by Cassondra Murray Freshmen ? CRISTOPHER KEEBAUGH, Bowling Green GRETCHEN KING, Lexington MICHAEL KING, Cranlcs KELLY KIRSCH, Louisville JOHN KNOWLES, Louisville AMY KOUKOLA, Anchorage MYRON KREILEIN, Greensburg TRACEY KRUPILSKI, Louisville VICKIE LAMM, Beech Grove CLARK LANDRUM, Lexington LORAINE LASLIE, Harned WENDY LAVON, Warsaw DARLENE LAWSON, Lexington JOLIE LEWIS, Meridan, Conn. LCRI LILLY, Gallatin, Tenn. JENNIFER LIPSCOMB, Nashville, Tenn. MARIANNE LOCKHART, Bowling Green PATRICIA LONGMIRE, Cox's Creek DAVID LUCKETT, Pewee Valley TED LUDT, Louisville KATHLEEN MALONEY, Louisville SANDY MANNING, Louisville GINGER MARX, Louisville MARK MASSEY, Reynolds Station SUSAN McANELLY, Campbellsville BONNIE MCCORMICK, Nashville, Tenn. DYNETTA McCOY, Campbellsville KERRIE McCOY, Milton VICKI MCDANIEL, Bowling Green DIANNA McLEMORE, Fordsville BRIAN McMURTRY, Paducah MICHAEL MEREDITH, Bonnieville DOUGLAS MILLER, Sacramento JILL MILLER, Benton TERESA MILLER, Crittenden CASSIE MINTON, Magnolia GAYLA MITCHELL, Owensboro SHARON MITCHELL, Louisville MARY MLADINEO, Chagrin Falls, Ohio TAMMY MONDAY, Tomplcinsville PETER MORFORD, Harrisburg, Pa. TAMMY MORGAN, Bowling Green MELISSA MORRIS, Webster PHILLIP MORRIS, Bowling Green LUCIUS MORROW, Louisville MICHELLE MUDD, Caneyville CINDY MURPHY, Owensboro SUSAN MURPHY, Lancaster JULANNE MYLOR, Vlarsaw KAREN NASH, Franklin, Tenn. TROY NEAGLE, Munfordville CHARIE NEOEL, Wwdburn HARRY NEWMAN, Louisville JEFF NOE, Edmonton 3 5 3 Freshmen f Kcebaugb-Noe ,:":,-mum Us HM 3 5 5 CL-issn M I An accidental telephone call to a student during the Alumni Phone-a-thon drive brings a laugh to Nashville, Tenn., freshman Karen Dykstra. The drive brought donations from Westem alumni. f 'R' , gg 14 ir 4 if? 5 ,Diff if , v- I 91 Q3 vs I E110 'is 1 1 W' 3:3 121 729 W ,.4.,.5f , Scott Bryant A, f gff a ge, .4 1 - , I ' ' Qu.-.. 52" 5 1 , Lf '53 ve w Z? A P f 'X 6 f J. ' x ' , W ff " I , t i 1- I A P V, I fgj, SDM N, V A X fi Q ,ff ,,'.5:5s.v ,zfgy X , X I X, ,, ff I f X , . 4,2 Hi .V x 1 lf, f' 1 ! 1, I W . if 'S-4.1 , .ta ,.,..,.. , UQ, X klfff ,Z i fi' v ' Q , 1 4 L Vilszf 'i"1, 2 5 fa i 1 ,ff fr 4- L , . 4 Nl Freshmen --' SANDRA OBANION, Ekron ROBERT OBOYLE, Scranton, Pa. TRACY ODER, Carrollton TINA MARIE OTIS, Louisville KIMBERLY OVERCASH, Brentwood, Tenn, TAMMY OWENS, New Albany, Ind. GENEVA PACE, Summer Shade KELLI PATRICK, Flatwoods SHAVVN PATTERSON, Louisville MELISSA PATTERSON, Nashville, Tenn. SHEILA PAYNE, Tompkinsville STEVEN PAYTON, Island LISA PENROD, Lewisburg KELLY PERDUE, Franklin LYNN PERKINS, Glasgow TREVA PI-IELPS, Paducah BRIAN PHILLIPS, Portland, Term. BRIAN PHILLIPS, Harrison, Ohio ANNA PIERCE, Clarkson KEITH PONDER, Louisville KELLY POWELL, Glasgow TERESA POWELL, Benton TERRI POWELL, Lewisburg KRISTA PROCTOR, Hartford TRACEY PURCELL, Caneyville ALLEN RADFORD, Burkesville JOHN RATTLIFF, Greensburg PHILIP RAY, Gamaliel KAREN REASONS, Brentwood, Tenn. ROBIN REED, Crestwood TRACY REED, Louisville LUANN RENICK, Oakland LYNDA REVERS, Louisville DIANA RICH, Nashville, Tenn. TROY RICHARDS, Dundee JASON RICKARD, Owensboro JULIE RIGHTLEY, Sellersburg, Ind. REGINA RITTER, Kuttawa AMY ROBERTS, Franklin LAURA ROBERTS, Lewisport 3 5 5 F resbmen f Oban ion-Roberts n Karen Reasons . Tensions are eased as she lets her fingers do the walking- hite sheets lay draped over a bed while soft- colored lights made shadows on the walls of the small room. A clinical atmosphere, like that found in a physician's office, pervaded the area. R This room was the small home stu- dio in Brentwood, Tenn., where Ka- ren Reasons welcomed her clients when they wished to have a massage. "When I bring a person into the room, I try to make them feel comfort- able," the freshman said. "I always ask them if they have ever had a message and tell them what is normal in doing one. "I trys to make the surroundings clinical and pharmaceutical," she add- ed. Growing up massaging the backs of her family members sparked Reasons' interest in becoming a masseuse. "The more I did it, the more they said, 'I-Iey, you're pretty good.' So I checked it out and sure enough, I was!" she said. Reasons began messaging under the training of Judy Mealy, a Licensed Therapeutic Masseuse QLTMJ, in April 1986. She sent out gift certifi- cates, flyers and business cards to friends and acquaintances in May. Many masseuses were not licensed. "You do not have to have a license to practice," Reasons said. "But it's always helpful. Obviously, the prob- ability of having more patients is greater when you have a license. "I may try to get a license in the future-maybe after graduation," she said. Being a masseuse was not the only interesting aspect about the 18 year old. Reasons was also a member-of the Spirit Dancers. "I've taken gymnastics for years," she said. "It's helpful to be limber for some of the dances. 'Tm proud to be on the team. It's lots of fun," she said. "It meant a lot to be chosen." The advertising major was also in- volved with the Young Life program at Bowling Green High School. "College leaders fin Young Life, try to make an impression to high school students and try showing them that it's fun to be a Christian," she said. Reasons said that members of the program "try to be a friend to the kids." Reasons felt showing concem for the other people was important mis- sion in life. This concern was revealed in the way she treated her masseuse clients. "Making them feel comfortable- that's most important," she said. "If they aren't, then likely they won't come back."l - -Story by Kelly Twyman -Photo by james Borcnuck Freshmen 1 K., fl -'P 357 I. FYCIIWIIHI . , Before his rehearsal onstage for Measure For Measure, Matt Foreman, a freshman from Indianapolis, sleeps. It was about two weeks before the Oct. I3-22 production at the i Russell Miller Theatre. 358 Classes -Omar Tatum 'WV L W f l 4 .XA 20 ZVI V, " A ' P ' ihvv, . 0 ,, fe ' '-mff' 7' 4: J 1 sf' f X, f f f I I 'li if K vo 5 M., ,. I ,,,.,. ,WH Q " f J , I l 4 A wi ' .-,I-If f. 7 f 5' " ir,"- fgyff . , , Q A sg, I s , Q 7 ,r 4 K . , ' 'f f MW ' f' sg r I fb i' Q ze A li Q! 'Q C 7' M , ,K yn I"-, f . I Z H 4 , 1' T 4 Q f f ll' 2 4 . 5 X f if X 4' f W G Ma- Q- X , l 1 l I Xl l .? Y f ,, . w a ' " !..,!!ffff'f7.?gfiQf X A xai f' vt Freshmen K MICHAEL ROBERTS, Louisville LISA ROBERTSON, North Hero, Vt. TOMMY ROBY, Whitesville THERESA ROMAINE, Hendersonville, Tenn. SARA ROMER, Owensboro ABIGAIL ROSENBERG, Louisville PATRICK ROWE, Beaver Dam MONICA ROWLAND, Payneville DEANA ROY, Bowling Green SUSAN RUBY, Owensboro JIMMY RUDOLPH, La Center BEVERY RUSS, Dralcesboro LORIE SADLER, Goodlettsville, Tenn. MELODY SAMUEL, Louisville CARLA SANDERS, Owensboro GARY SCHAAF, Louisville ELIZABETH SCHEIBER, Louisville GERALD SCHLATTER, Guston LAURA SCHMITS, Evansville, Ind. KATHLEEN SCHROEDER, Elizabethtown TRACEY SCHROEDER, Nashville, Tenn. RODNEY SCHWARTZ, Owensboro LISA SCOTT, Cave City BRIAN SEWELL, Louisville JEFF SHANNON, Belfry BERNARD SHARTZER, Brandenburg JEFF SHAW, Louisville SUE SHORES, Auburn LISA SIDDENS, Glasgow SCOTT SKAGGS, Smiths Grove ANDREA SMITH, Lynnville, Ind. CRAIG SMITH, Broolcs DONALD SMITH, Harrodsburg EDDIE SMITH, Elizabethtown RHONDA SMITH, Leitchfield RHONDA SNYDER, Hawesville RYAN SPAINHOWARD, Bowling Green STACY SPENCER, Olmstead LORI STAHLGREN, Louisville LISA STEARNS, Louisville KRISTY STINNETT, Kuttawa KYNA STINSON, Bowling Green MARK STIVERS, Frankfort STUART STOBAUGH, Princeton JENNIFER STURGEON, Horse Cave JOHN SWACK, Bowling Green CATHERINE SWEENEY, Mt. Prospect, Ill. KIMBERLY TABOR, Roclcfield GEOK HONG TAN, W. Malaysia KRYSTAL TAPP, Dawson Springs BETH TAYLOR, Brentwood, Tenn. GELISA THOMAS, Louisville JOSEPH THOMAS, Providence BONNIE THOMPSON, Campbellsville 3 59 Fresbmmf'Roberts-Thompson 'W-'S C596 elissa Bailey kicked her last boyfriend in the eye. "We were pillow fighting, and I told him to quit," Bailey said. "I really didnit mean to do it, but I kicked him in the eye. It was just a natural reflex." Bailey, a Sparta freshman, was a second degree blackbelt in karate and was first in her division in Kentucky. The female karate fighter packed a powerful kick. "We had to take my boyfriend to the hospital," she said. "His eye swelled up as big as a baseball." Having started karate at age 5 un- der the coaching of her father, Bailey had a lot of practice at kicking. "My Dad runs a karate studio and, like all little kids, I imitated the people around me," she said. Bailey's entire family was accom- plished in karate. Her mother, father, brother, and sister were also blackbelts, while her youngest sister was training in karate. Bailey's stepmother and a friend, Yolanda Crist, also trained under her father. Crist, a Warsaw freshman, was also a Western student. "He's stricter on me, Mom, and Yolanda," Bailey said. "He says, 'You guys have talent.' He pushes us hard- er. "My stepmother's my biggest com- petition though," Bailey said. "She beats me up constantly fin competi- tionl. She bust my lip three weeks ago, but I won." The cuts and bruises stayed on the mats, though, she said. "There's no personal conflict there at all. After we leave, it's over." Keeping in shape for competition kept Bailey busy three days a week. She and a friend trained together in Diddle Arena, but school sometimes got in the way, she said. At times, training also interfered with her social life. I "If you're out doing something with someone, it's hard to say, 'No, I have to go do this tonightf " "It's worth it in the end, but when you're in there sweating, you're not sure," she said. A sense of accomplishment and a feeling of confidence made it worth- while for Bailey. "I know I can walk from FAC to my dorm at night without having to worry," she said. Her last boyfriend knew that. I ---Stow by Rob McCracken -Photo by Mike Kiernam Melissa Bailey She's found a way to get her kicks. 360 Classes f 'f' I f f . Q Q.- .. Q- I1 Y 5, I -J -f ,., xi T" 'O 52 -me . 3' 'vs XIK 0 I, Q f , I in , f, f e X Cl D . 4 3. . ' , jg: '-":'vS I if 5 4- CQ , i s 5' ' L 5- Q 5 Q i R' -xgb iz lp, f V wwf' , R V 1 1 ' ' ', :P 5 V' I 'q' ' A 'A, I , i J H 1 , 8,3 ,IW1 , , , , fi I is A th is ,Q S- tg: 'T "' '- 3 4: V if 1 'ts' ii i""Ilu 319 fs-g ,cv-. '15 4,5 fm fu DENISE WRIGHT, Livermore TONYA YORK, Tompkinsville GINGER YUNKER, Goodlerrsville, Tenn. Freshmen -1 JOHN THOMPSON, Tompkinsville JONATHAN THOMPSON, Louisville LEIGH THOMPSON, Simsbury, Conn. PAMELA TICHENOR, Beaver Dam MARIE TIMPERIO, Corbin CYNTHIA TORRENCE, Chapmansboro, Tenn. DAWN TOWNES, Nashville, Tenn. CHENEE TRAMMELL, Louisville STACEY TRAVIS, LaGrange TASHA TRAVIS, Beaver Dam WAI YING TSANG, Hong Kong TONYA TUCKER, Central City KELLY TWYMAN, Elizabethtown TODD TYLER, Owensboro CECIL VANARSDALE, Greensburg CHRISTY VAUGHN, Springfield, Tenn. DENISE WADE, Old Hickory, Tenn. SHARON WADE, Brentwood, Tenn. HAROLD WAGNER III, Louisville TERRI WAKEFIELD, Louisville TAMMIE WALDEN, London TODD WALLS, Louisville MICHAEL WARD, Glasgow RILEY WARE, Fort Myers, Fla. AUTUMN WEBB, Corbin CARLA WEBB, Brownsville MARY WEBBER, Antioch, Tenn. KAREN WEBSTER, Elizabethtown AMY WEDEKING, Louisville JOHNNY WELCH, Tompkinsville ANTHONY WETTIG, Louisville SCOTT WEVER, Morning View MICHELLE WHITE, Auburn MECHELLE WHITNEY, Oakland DOUG WILHITE, Bowling Green DENISE WILKES, Nashville, Tenn. REGINA WILLIAMS, Louisville SHELLEY WILLIAMS, Franklin MELISSA WILLIAMSON, Eddyville HEATHER WILSON, Corbin PAULA VVILSON, Tompkinsville SUZANNE WILSON, Newburgh, Ind. DEBBIE WIMSATT, Owensboro CHERYL WITTMAN, Evanston, Ind. SHANNON WOODWARD, Owensboro KAREN WOOLDRIDGE, Jamestown CARRIE LYNN WRIGHT, Scottsville CARRIE MICHAELLE WRIGHT, Louisville 36 1 Fresbmenflvvompsofz- Yunker If -j?i?o .fi'1:f,"-5 '- , iiifvlf 1 1 .":v'Z,9- . T: 1 362 lndex A fair serve 111-113 A head for business l4f2-I 39 A hoop full of hopes 193, 114-117 A little bit of everything 111-113 A little too green 134-137 A mass communication collaboration 110-111 A past worth rebuilding 90-93 A play on words 80-Bl A royal exchange 154-257 A rugged reunion 193 A special approach 281-183 A stable career 31-33 A student affair 96-97 A sub-merged high 231-133 A time of change 188-191 A voice of inspiration 46-49 A weelcness for fun 184-187 Abdul-Aziz, Noor Hashima 313 Abel, Debra Dene 177, 347 Abell, Kelly Lynne 317 Abma, Shannon Edward 347 Abney, Amy Lee 347 Academics 251-285 Academics divider 151-253 Accounting Club 136 Acree, Dennis Lea 165 Acton, Zenda Marette 347 Adams, Herman james III, 111, 293, 379 Adams, joan Cecil 317 Adams, julie Ann 293 Adams, Kimberly Kay 293 Adams, Leslie Scott 293 Adams, Lisa Kay 109 Adams, Mary Lou 99 Adams, Ronald Douglas 289 Adams, Sandra Lynne 333 Adams, Sara jane 191 Adams, Susan Michelle 189 Adkins, K. Dale 289 Adkins, Lisa Ann 347 Advertising Club 110 Agriculture 98-101 Agriculture-Business Club lOl, 136 Agriculture Education Club 98 Agronomy Club 98 Aguilar, Daniel l00 Airbrush Class 268-269 Akridge, Michael Wayne 181 Albert, janice Elaine 149 Albin, Manrin L. 289 Albrecht, Dana Lynn 347 Albright, Susan C. 293 Albritton, Kevin E. 101 Alcom, Nonnan Ray 107, 108 Alcott, Mark David 333 Aldridge, Charles Richard 289 Alexander, David Michael 154 Alexander, Emma 284 Alexander, Kevin Blaine 182 Alexander, Pamela jo 145, 317 Alexander, Samuel Kem 4, 14, 103, 114, 184-185 Alexander's inauguration 284-185 All sorts of sports 154-155 Allbright, Timothy Reed 347 Allen, Brian Timothy 293 Allen, Gordon 171 Allen, joseph Richard 333 Allen, Leslie Suzanne 177 Alpha Delta Pi 160-161 Alpha Epsilon Delta 110 Alpha Gamma Rho 181 Alpha Kappa Alpha 166-167 Alpha Kappa Delta 118 Alpha Omicron Pi 180-181, 188 Alpha Phi Alpha 182-183 Alpha Phi Omega 113 Alpha Psi Omega 130, 133 Alpha Xi Delta 161 Alvey, Barry Wayne 170 Alvey, Lea Anne 136, 193 Amazing Tones of joy l30 Ambrose, Ronda G. 166, 293 American Dental Hygienists 110 American Society for Personnel Administration 136 American Society of Interior Designers 127 American Society of Mechanical Engineers IO6 Amidon, judy Lynn 1o9 An independent Claus 62-63 An influence on the hill 50-51 An instrumental career 34-35 An uncommon bond 14-17 Anderson, Alan B. 289 Anderson, Amy Marie 116, 177 Anderson, Charles E. 33 Anderson, Kathy Lynn 333 Anderson, Lisa 317 Andrews, Mele Alice 105 Angsrrom, Mark Raymond 333 Annis, Cindia Lynn 317 Anthony, Sherri Ellen 188 Anthony, Vincel james 206-211, 333 Anthropology Club 140 Aponte, Paul B. 183 Applins- 1-vw Dawn zzz Amtstrong, David jackson 333 Amett, Yvonne Lynn 317 Amold, Ann Conn 218, 224-115 Amold, joseph Tyrone 15, 208 Amold, Mandy Chere 101 Amold, Murray 174, 193, 218-222, 224-125, 229 Art Guild l3l Asberry, Bryan Keith 218-212, 119 Ashby, Bonita Lynn 347 Ashby, Lisa 136 Ashby, Ronda Renea 317 Ashlock, Debbie Ann 347 Associated Student Govemment 102, 114 Association for Computing Machinery IO6 Association of Medical Technology Students 111 Association of Student Social Workers Il2 Asylum Komix 134-135 Atchley, Sherrie Lynn 317 Atkinson, Deborah Ann 347 Atkinson, Warren 213 Atteberry, Renate E. 347 Atwell, Russell Alan 183 Atwell, Timothy Darrell 347 Atwood, Ginger jo 3 3 3 Aubespin, Elaka Renae 167 Aubespin, Mervin 25 Augustus, David Edward 145 Auslander, Whitney Anne 14-17, 97, II6, 3K7 Austin, Lee Ann 148 Austin, Sherlan Salome 317 Ayer, jennifer Suzanne IOB, 317 Ayer, Nlichelle Renee 19, 81, 133 Babcock, Nancy Elaine 177 Bachelor, Michelle Renee 347 Bachman, Beth Anne 3l7 Backer, jennifer Louise 313 Bacon, Chris 117 Bacon, Pedro 208 Baggett, Bemice Ann 136, 138, 148 Bailey, David Allen 244 Bailey, Melissa Gayle 360 Bailey, Sherita jean 131, 333 Bainbridge, Cindy A. 167 Bair, john M. 146 Baird, Finley Carol 293 Baith, Dana Len 182 Baker, Abigail 317 Baker, james Thomas 129, 255, 189 Baker, jeffrey Vernon 163 Baker. Kathy Ann 31 Baker, Mary Lynn 159, 188, 193 Baker, Mary Margaret 99 Baker, Robin Lee 43 Baker, Therese D. 289 Baldwin, Dale 116-227 Ball, james Edward 115, 154 Ball, Michelle L. l3l, 133 Ballard, Alera Sue 117, 293 Ballou, Mark Allan 137 Banaak, Deborah Lynn 293 Banks, james Carl 116, 163 Banks, Kevin 201, 202 Ba.nks, Michael Alan 170 Banna, Leanne II4 Banshee Classic 142-243 Baptist Student Union 144-145 Barbour, Amy jill 3l7 Barbour, Faron David 100 Barefoot, jessica Pearl 317 Barker, john Richard 193 Barker, Kathleen Mary 317 Barman, Curtis Wayne 333 Bamas, Adi Ananda 86119 Bamcs, Larry Vemon 114, 317 Barnett, Fred 155 Bamhart, james Holman 144, ZI7 Barr, Wilhelmina 311 Barrow, Mark Currie 100 Barry, julia Eileen 177 Barton, Kenneth Lee 133 Banos, jams Michael 98, 100 Barwick, Penelope Anne 317 Baseball 146251 Basham, Sonya Lynn 3l7 Bass, Sheila Renee 347 Batch of Brownies 104-105 Bates, Irene 63 Baugh, Michael D. 317 Baughman, W. Henry 289 Bauldauff, Mark 144 Baumhoer, Lisa Diane 129 Baute, jennifer Marie 188 Baxter, Max Brenton 317 Bayens, M. Beth 293 Bayens, Mary M. 193 Beach, Bennie Proctor 83, 93, 216-217 Bean, joseph Onell 317 Bean, Steve 1oo Beard, Bettina L. 189 Beard, Ralph 276 Beard, Sonya Ann 145, 148 Beck, Lynn N. 166 Becker, james P. 289 Beckham, Robin Louise 193 Bedel, Alvin Andrew 101, 136 Beebee, Kristi Kaye 138 Beeckler, Laura Lynn 333 Beeler, Michele Faye 347 Been, Scott Allen 193 Beeny, Rick Leonard 317 Behnke, joy Ellen 148, 193 Belcher, Drue Ann 166 Belcher, Scott Minor 36, 132-133 Beliles, Penny D. 169 Bell, Elizabeth Anne 161, 193 Bell, Robert Paul IO6, 193 Bell, Tommy 176 Bellflower, Delores C. 125 Benfield, Destiny 27 Benfield, Doug 27 Bergen, Richard William 205 Berger, David 320-311 Bergman, Susan Marie 166 Bcshears, Lori Kay 317 Beta Beta Beta 140-141 Beta Gamma Sigma 136 Beury, Petrina Gayle 166 Beyke, james Clarence 317 Bhatt, Smita Kumar 118 Bhatt, Vishwesh Kumar, 97, 111, 118, 141 Biesel, Holly IS4 Big boost for involvement 176-177 Big brother is watching 164-165 Biggerstaff, Ray P. 121 Biggs, Amy Marie l60 Biggs, Crystal Ann 3I7 Bingham, Amy Elizabeth 131, 333 Bingham, Darlene 177, 317 Binns, Kathleen Renee 333 Birch, Mary E. 120, 213 Birdwell, Melissa Gaye 16, 144 Birdwell, Tammy A. Mclntosh 144 Birdwell, Troy 144 Birge, Vickie Michelle 333 Birk, Gene 9, 164 Bishop, Nancy Carol 317 Bizzell, Genevieve Marie 347 Black by popular demand 14-25 Black, Cadonna E. 347 Black, Gina L. l60 Black history 24-25 Black, julia Renee 99 Black, Patrick Rogers 205 Black Scholastic Achievers 128 Black, Tamiko Ann 111, 119 Blackbum, Donna S. 112 Blacketer, jerry T. I24 Blacklock, Marsha Lynn 29, 333 Blackmon, Monica Ann 286, 314-315 Broaden, Beth A. 53 Breeding, Heather Lee 166 Brennan, Daniel joseph 195 Brennan, Mark W. 110, 150153, 154, 317 Bretz, Robert W. 189 Brewer, Carl Rudolph 183 Brewer, Martin 196 Brewer, Sharolyn S. 130 Brewington, Patty Sue 138-139 Brickey, Eleanor Ann 347 Bridges, Micl1ael 206 Briggance, Donna Gay BI7 Briggance, Rachel Anne 119, 333 Briggs, Keith E. 50, 141, IS4 Top This! An annual cost to attend Western during the 1986- 87 school year was 83,800 plus the cost of personal expenses. The minimum annual cost to a student attending Western in 1937 was S260 plus the cost of clothing. Blain, Blair, Blair, Blair, Blake, Blake, Blake, james Scott 181, 317 Bobby Floyd 193 Bryan Fred 2.93 Melissa Ann 347 Kimberly Ann 293 Lisa Michelle 347 Tarrant Sally 333 Blakey, William Donald 293 Bland, joel Keith 347 Blandford, Beth Marie 226, 333, 371 Blaydes, Gregory Alan 99, 101, 333 Blazina, Stephen Blaze 105, 148 Blewett, Amy Suzanne 18, 347 Block and Bridle 98-99 Bloodworth, Steve Dellerte 178 Blumenherst, Billy Allen 135, 136 Bodart, Brock L. 165 Boden, Dana W. 189 Body builder 198199 Boeheim, 229 Boggs, David Michael I70 Boggs, Reginald E. 317 Bohlander, Edward W. II3 Boisseau, john Robert 317 Boland, Mike L. 26 Bolding, Michael Wayne 235 Boles, jerry E. IDB, 138-139 Boling, Katherine Lee 137, 333 Bond, Tracy Lynne 193 Borchert, Maria Ann 136, 3l7 Borders, Mary Ann 317, 316 Bomtraeger, Richard 145, 317 Bosley, Lori Lynn 3l7 Boiler, Mary Ray 313 Boston, Tammy Renee 293 Bound by Bowling Green 7071 Bowen, Charles Lee 148 Bowen, Shannon David 165 Bowlds, Carolyn jayne 293 Bowman, Robert 225 Boyd, Darrin Alexander 178 Boyd, Lisa Michelle 172 Braak, jeffrey Ronald 131-133 Bracken, Edward Michael 110, 143, 293 Brackert, Georgena Ann 122, 193 Bradford, Andre Duane 347 Bradford, Sandra Michele 144 Bradley, Anne M. 193 Bradley, Emert 164-167 Brady, Dale 147 Branch, Amy Elizabeth 188 Branching out 101-103 Brenham, Lana Gay 333 Brantly, Keith 196 Bransterter, Etta Mechelle 136-137 Brantley, laurie Ellen 148 Brashear, Myrl Chastine 139 Bratcher, Eric Franklin 333 Bratcher, Steven Craig 148 Bratcher, Timothy L. 135 Bratcher, Traci Michelle 347 Braun, Karin R. 191 Bray, Michael Olen 347 Brishain, john Thomas 179 Bright, james Barry 317 Briley, Kevin Earl 34, 43 Brink, Christopher j. 106, 193 Brinkley, Steven F. 106, 126 Brinley, Tamara Lynn 293 Brirmer, Earl 245 Bristol, Denise Elizabeth 293 Bristol, Leigh A. 188 Bristow, jennifer Lynn 118, 144, 193 Bristow, joseph Andrew 133 Brito, Francine Marie II3 Brock, Brian Gregory 107, 108 Brock, Chris George 111, 161 Brock, john Michael 139 Brock, Mark Douglas 136 Brock, Murphy G. 317 Brock, Sandie 82-83, 144 Broclcrnan, Charlotte Lee 293 Brockman, Thomas Neil 150, 154 Brod, Donald G. 333 Brodarick, Gary Robert 3l7 Broderdorp, Lori Ann 347 Broderson, Steve Hanson 149 Broekema, Timothy Alan III, 170, 317, 375379 Brooks, Elizabeth Ann 295 Brooks, john David 132, 347 Brown, Carol Ann 289 Brown, Carol Paul 130 Brown, Cathy Lea 14, 347 Brown, Eric jason 43 Brown, jeffrey Haynes 347 Brown, Karen Sue X74, 191, 317 Brown, Lesley A. 76-79 Brown, Mary jeanerte IIS, 333 Brown, Pamela jean 116 Brown, Robin Michelle 347 Brown, Robyn Lynn 317 Brown, Sandra Lynn 347 Brown, Sherri Renae 317 Browncr, Dawn Marie 347 Brownies 104-105 Browning, Craig Edmon 195 Browning, jimmy Dale 313 Bnick, Robert Edward 171, 379 Brurnleve, Margaret Ann 115 Bruner, Rachel Ann 131 Brunner, Becky Ann 10, 130-131 Brunner, john Edward 144 Brushing up on a new approach 168-269 Brusell, Kristen Spalding IZQ Bubas, Vic 249 Budianan, Charles 107 Buchholz, Melinda Sue 333 Budniak, Thomas Michael 185 Buhl, Cathy Lynn 123 Bulto, Tariku Feysa 200-ZOI, 239, 241 Bunch, E. Paul Z9 Bunch, julie Anne 67 Bunnirig, jim 51, 176 Burden, Bonnie Gwynn 136, 138 Burden, john Atlas 347 -Scan llfireman In a breezeway in Smith Stadium, David Thorndale, a Ver- sailles senior, enjoys the warm temperatures by jumping rope. When the weather turned warm, the stadium provided a place for students to sunbathe or to just hang out. Buren, Wfilliarn Robert 158-159, 317 Burkeen, Anne Kay 113, 295 Butks, Eddie Todd 351 Burks, laura L. 195 Chou, Chi Chun 118 Burlc, Terry Lynn 98-99 Bumam, Carl Darian 171 Burnett, Cynthia Ann 295 Burnett, Lisa Frances 188 Burns, Burns, Bums, Bums, Bums, Burse, Jane Elizabeth 136 Kan-.ala Dee 112, 195 Kenneth David 144 Tina Lynn 138 Wlilliam Henry 117 Joy Yvette 1 67 Collin, Clark, Burton, William Jefferson Zl Bush, George Wayne ZI7 Bush, Mana Lynn 195 Business 136139 Bussey, Charles J. 53 Butler, Kathleen Maria 295 Butler, Kerry IS Butler, Lisa Lynn 121, 317 Button, Elizabeth Ellen 189, Byers, Chantal IZ3 Byrd, John Alan 98 Byrd, Rhonda Gail 333 511011 Dupin 74175 3 333 Casney, James 6 Cain, Darren Lee 113, 333 Cain, Tammye Dawn 317 Caldwell, Julia Blair 188, 347 Calhoun, Jody Lynn 137 Calvert, Cynthia Jo 54-57, IIZ, 317 Calvert, Robert Eugene 333 Cambron, Bruce Allen 5o-51, 71, 111 118, 141 Cambron, Destet 366 Cambron, Sally Jenean 191 Cameron, Kim Nowell 111, 166-167 Camp, John Caldwell 101 Campbell, Jodi lynn 333 Campbell, Kenneth Hall 171 Campbell, Paul Browning 85, 161 Campos, Rafael E. 148 Campus Cartoonists Association 113 Campus Crusade for Christ 145 Campus jam sessions 81-83 Cannon, Lashell Robin 333 Canter, Louise 31 Cantrell, Richard Lee 288 Caple, Danny Lee 258-159, 3l7 Caple, Denny Jon 209, 317 Caps off 51-53 Cardieri, Eddie 149 Carlson, Melinda Gay 116-117, 230 Camiack, Jody Dean 105 Carrn-ani Amy 306 Carman, Barry Jonathan 106 Cannan, Rene Nlichelle 347 Carman, Sondra Gail 333 Carmichael, Wayne Edwin 135 Cames, Patricia Sue 136-137 Carnley, Arthur Cole 17, 317 Carr, John 106-107, 114, 189 i i l 1 l Carr, Johnny 46-49 Camco, E. Annette 111 Camco, Scott Andrew 131-133 Carrithers, Andrew D. 98, 100, 144 Carroll, Julie Ann 181 Carroll, Susan D. 144, 317 Carter, Barbara A, 110 Carter, Dorinda Lorraine 319 Carter, Jeffrey Parker 164, 347 Carter, Jerry L. IBZ Carter, Kimberly Michele 333 Carter, Michael Scott 165, 347 Carter, Rebecca Joyce 295 Carter, Sherry 31 Cartwright, Felicia F. 319 Carver, Reeca Gaie 99, 115, 116, 33 Casey, Cynthia L. 163, 174 Cash, Jill I10, IZ2, 195 Caskey, Jefferson D, 189 Cassady, Jennifer Lynn 319 Cassone, Donna Mane 205 Castleberry, Jerry lynn II4., 195 Cates, Brent Alan 136 Cavender, Jacqueline Gayle 347 Cmarone, Jeffrey 107, 209, 211 Chamberlin, John M. 189 Chambless, Cheryl C. 289 Chambliss, Steven Conn 195 Chandler, Cynthia N. l60 Chandler, Daniel Clark 105 Chandler, Patsy Mayes 319 Chang, Yoo Cheong 118, 319 Chaplin, Alan Scott 136 Chapman, David Kirk 319 Chapman, Donna G. 319 3 Cheatham, Franklin D 189 Cheek, Delwin L. 31, IXS, 154 Cheerleader 126217 Cheever, Kelli Michelle 319 Cheevet, Todd Richard 53, 11o, 140- I4l, 196 Chemistry Club 140 Cherry, Henry Hardin 91, 384 Chester, Kathleen Teresa 161, 319 Chi Omega 166167, X80-X81 Childress, Chnstopher W 319 Childress, Jill Suzanne 177 Choate, Kimberly Ann 166 Christian Student Fellowship 145 Christina, Fran Z2 Church, Bill Todd I7I Church, Russell David 319, 377 Church, Stephen Patrick 165 Church, Wmnon Scott 178 Cissell, Donald L. 295 Cissell, Gayla Mae 347 Civil Engineering Technology Club IO6 Clark, Angela Renee II3 Clark, Carol L. 289 Clayton, William Thomas 295 Clements, Gerald F 107, 108, 295 Clemons, Jerry L 181, 185 Clemons, Mary Josephine 137, 195 Clevenger, Katherine Jo 295 Click, Victor Len 347 Closing 380384 Cloyd, Bobbie Jo 111 Coal research 161-163 Coal research heats up 161-163 Coates, Robert Curtis 209 Coates, Stacy Allen 347 Coates, Angela Denise 347 Coats, Cynthia Jeneen II3 Clark, Charlene Ann 3l0 Clark, Darrell Wayne 33 3 Clark, David Gerald 51 Clark, Dawn Michelle 191 Clark, Gary Thomas III, 195, 379 Clark, Kimberly Dawn 319 Ronirta Nlichelle 131 Cobb, Mary C. 108 Cocknll, Andrea Jane 113 Coffey, Coker, David M. 65, 98 Susan Wfalter 1o1 Cole, Alex 114 Coley, Ralph Nlartin 1o0 Collard, Deanna Gay 145, 148 Colleg Colleg Collett, Collier, Collins, Collins, e Republicans 119110 iate 4-H Club 99 Valerie Dawn 123 Thomas Edward 319 Andrea Lee 114 Manha Layne 14, 285 Matthew John 333 Collins, Melanie Lin 319 Collins, Mitzi Gail 319 Colophon 378-379 Colston, Denise Bruce Com bs, Bngette 215, 333 Clark, Stephen Douglas 380-381 Clarke, Cathy Cedar IIO-Ill Chapman, Michelle Nicoll 147 Clagggg 186.361 Chapman, Wayne 176 Claycomb, David Wayne 154, 319, Cheah, Kin Koh 11o, 378-379 338 - - Combs, Don Whit 81, 133 Combs, Gerald Lee 195 Combs, Susan Elizabeth 295 Committed to the Asylum 134-135 Compton, Barbara Jean 333 363 Index Cowden, Stephanie Dawn 195 Davidson, Vicki Linnea 333 364 Index , . -"B E 43 11 lr F 3 .1 ll I 1 955 1 1 Q61 1' E H. 1. 's 1 an at 'IT' I s R" Z .wc Preaching to the students, evangelist Cindy Smock proclaims her strict interpretation of the Bible outside Downing University Center. Better known as Sister Cindy, she and Brother jed made their annual appearance at Western. -,-.. Compton, Donald Anthony 146-247, 149, 150 Compton, Sue Ann 182 Concerts 81-83 Conder, Thomas joseph 347 Conley, Sherri Dawn 161, 295 Conn, Nancy Lynn 333 - Conner, Michelle Lynn 347 Connor, Michelle Elaine 114 Conrad, Pete B4-85 Constang, H. Philip 189 Cook, Louis Edward 189 Cook, Stanley Frank 147 Coolbaugh, Brian Scott 158, 171 Cooley, Laura jane 110, 161, 319 Coomer, Debra Lynn 347 Coomer, james C. 99, 181 Coomer, Paula Marie 161 Coon, Christy Lynne 177, 347 Cooper, Bradley Stuart 347 Cooper, Donna L. 161, 333 Cooper, Gretchen Elizabeth 177 Cooper, joseph Gerard 164 Cooper, Mary Alicia 161 Cooper, Sherra Lynna 319 Cootongim, Toni Leslie 129, 347 Copas, Karen Ann 195 Copeland , Bennie 9 Copeland, George Michael 195 Copeland, Paul 183 Copeland, Tony L. I61 Cosgrove, Robert Bruce 333 Cossler, jamie Karl 333 Corbin, jeffrey W. 67 Cottin, Chip 243 Cottrell, Ann Marie 113, 195, 3o8 Couch, Charles Edward 1o7, 195 Couch, Pamela jean 195 Coulombe, johnell 333 Council of Student Business Organizations 136, 138 Country-n-Westem 156, 158-159 Counts, Kevin Dale 67 Court motions 193, 114-215 Courtney, Elizabeth Ann IIO, 378-379 Covings, Lakeesha 104 Covington, Henry Todd 347 Covington, joseph Patrick lOl Cox, Deborah Renee 189 Cox, Edward Raymond 165 Cox. Gary 51-53 Cox, janet Sue 98, 101, 295 Cox, Kevin Dwayne 333 Cox, Leslie Paige 148, 191 Cox, Sherri Leigh 195 Cox, Stephen Allen 333 Craig, Kevin M. X62 Craighead, Alecia Lynn 1 15, 347 Crain, Stacey Lynn 119 Cravens, jayne Ann 130, 133, 319 Cravens, Raymond Lewis 189 Crawford, james 109 Crawford, Lisa Dawn 319 Crenshaw, john Howard 106 Crews, Thaddeus Reed 147, 148, 319, 239 Crisp, Mary Martin 189 Crist, Yolande Renee 360 Com, jack 270 Comell, Melinda june 109 Comett, Melissa Anne Sl Corps of salvation 44-45 Cosby, jeri Lynette 176-177 Cothron, Lee Ann 295 Cothron, Vicki Fay 295 Crocker, Helen 289 Croft, Dana M. 161, 319 Croley, james Edward 178 Croley, R. Keith l7I Cromer, P.j. 208 Cross country 100-103 Cross, Randall L. I30, 195 Cross, Richard Brian 124 Cross, Tammy Renee 195 Cross, Wendy Dean 349 Crouch, David Andrew 185, 187 Crouther, Lou-Ann 189 Crow, Marla Kay 125, 296 Crowder, Kevin 183 Crowell, Gary L. 106-107, 196 Crowley, Carol Lee 149 Crumbaker, joy Renea 349 Crumby, Kathryn Ann 160 Crume, Gene C. 114, 154 Cruse, Brian Scott 164 Culbreth, Melissa Faye 268 Cull, Robert 110, 118, 196 Culture 130-133 Culver, Lea Ann 349 Cummings, Lisa jayne 188 Cunningham, Dana Lynn lla, 319 Cunningham, Michael Edward 349 Cunningham, Steve 176 Cunningham, William Scott 296 Curlee, Dana Denise 196 Curran, Kelley jo 349 Curry, Charles Dwayne 42, 133 Curry, Christopher Dale 14, 130 Curtis, Mark Emest I9 Curtis, Susan C. 296 Cushenberry, Kimberly Ann 38-39, 97, 115, 116, 333 Dairy Science Club 100 Dame, jeffrey Allen 319 Damer, Norman julius 333 Dangerfield, Karen D. 149 Dangremond, Kristin M. 34-35 Daniel, Charles V. 194-195 Daniel, james Uel 34-35 Daniel, William Norris 185 Daniels, Christopher D. II6, 137, l61, 333 Daniels, Paula K. 319 Daniloff, Nicholas 6 Dant, janine Wendy 113 Darden, Malcolm C. 297 Damell, Donald Brian 349 Damell, Edward R. 165 Darst, Patricia Ann 115 Data Processing Management Association 136 Daughter, Theresa 372 Daum, jennifer Leigh 176-177, 197 Davenport, Rosalyn Michele 130 Davidson, Katherine M. 202-103 Davis, Davis, Davis, Davis, Davis, Davis, Avery Wilder 319 Byron Keith 120, 349 David Todd 171 Doy Ott 115, 154 Hilda Iwi 333 jeannie Lynn 319 Davis, Paul Anthony 110 Dawson, Laura L. I77, 184 Dawson, Sheryl Lynn 319 Dawson, Stanley S. 183 Dwi, l0fY Mmf 159 Dean, Kimberly Michele 149, 3I9 Dean, Tanyia Bisherte 111 Dearmond, Nlichelle Elaine 122, 319 Deberry, jeff 62 Deberry, Keesha 61 Deberry, Melanie 61 Deboy, julie Renee 31, IIS, 283, 319 Deckel, Steven Robert 349 Decker, Dawn K. 166 Dedman, Kay Elise 160-161, 333 Dedmon, Kenneth Wayne 165 Dee, Richard R, 116 Deese, Lysa Marie 161, 197 Defosset, Angela Lynn 333 Degrees of development 153, 270- 171 Del-laven, Lisa Renee 187, 189 Dehner, Christopher Alan 319 Delaney, jedi Lee 335 Delta Omicron 131 Delta Phi Alpha-National German Honor Society 131 Delta Sigma Pi 136-137 Delta Sigma Theta 176-177 Delta Tau Delta 161-163 Denham, Daryl M- 335 Delura, Karen Lynn l6O Dempsey, john Bruce 147, 148 Denney, joseph Christopher 349 Dennis, Roger Lee 98, 100, 335 Denny, R. Scott 36, 81, 133 Deo, Ajay Padmakar 211-213 Derby darlings 156, 171-175 Detalente, Frank Lowell 297 Devilla, Chris Allen 349 Dew, julie Ann 177 Domey, Amanda Meg 174 Gribb Dewalt, Bill 99 Dibert, Laura Lynn II4, 160 Dickey, Jack 71 Dickinson, Robert Worley 204-105 Diddle, E.A. 276 Diemer, Catherine Lynn I6l Digiuseppe, Maria Patricia I29 Dillard, Ann Michelle 149, 349 Dilliha, Tammy lane 297 Dilts, Patrick 205, 319 Dilworth, Gary D. 35 Dimond, Deborah Lee 349 Dingrnann, Christine Ann 166 Dinning, Jama Patrick lla, 110, 141 Dinning, Janette Danielle IIB Distr-ibutive Education Clubs of America 1o8 Dixon, Pamela Ann 167, 197 Dobernic, Deborah Lynn 188 Dodd, Terry Dwayne 336 Dodson, Denise Maria 197 Dogruyol, Selim Yavuz 118 Lisa Andra 297 Dolwick, Kathryn Elizabeth 349 Donnelly, Lynn Mary 120 Doolin, Tammy Rena 349 Doom. Jeffrey I-yr-11 109. 335 Domacher, Mary Beth 195 Domhoefer, Sabrina 196 Dortch, Christi Lee 129 Doss, Donna Faye l4I, 319 Dotson, Orville 289 Douglas, Lisa Lynn 166 Douglas, Shem-ian 229 Dowden, Stephanie 335 Dowell, Theresa Elaine 119 Dowell, Troy Matthew 319 Downing, Henry Alexander 319 Downs, Debra M. 138, 148 Downing, Dero G. 285 Downing, Jack Reed 319 Downs, William Earl 182 Doyel, Kimberly Goldsmith 297 Drake, Eric 64 Dregs of society 12, 58-59 Dreisbach, Peter B. 98, 289 Drew, Mary 90 Driver, Tammi J0 195, 335 Drucker, Peter F. 53 Drummond, Ricky Jarrell 319 Dry, Dan III Dudgeon, Donna Rae 144, 349 Dudgeon, Phillip Allen 297 Duet, Nela Hays 171 Dukes, Jeffrey Wayne 297 Dukes, Speed Buchanan 125 Dunbar, Janie Renee 335 Duncan, Anne Whitney 319 Duncan, Daniel D. 171 Duncan, Ursula 272, 174 Dunham, John Drake 379 Dunham, Valgene L. 289 Dunlap, Patricia Eleanor 127, 319 Dunn, James Earl 165 Dupin, Byron Christopher 74-75, 125 Dupin, Troy Lee 182 Durrant, Chuck 239 Duvall, Deanna Lynn 116, 297 Duvall, Rhonda Renee 197 Duvall, Robin lee 127, 297 Dye, Wandel lee 268-269 Dyer, Janet Marie 114, 349 Dyer, Toni Renee X29 Dykstra, Karen Dianne 174, 354 Etlwwn. I-fish AM 149, 335 Eakle, Kimberly Y. 113, 120, 141 Easley, Laura 104 Eaton, Ann Elizabeth 6667, 297 Eton, laura Jan 188 Eberhardt, Daniel Louis 171 Eckard, Donald Eugene 109 Eckler, Mark Glenn 106 Ecton, Susan P. 349 Edlin, Cathy Lamarr 161, 316 Edlin. Cynthia JOY 195- 319 Edlin, Cynthia Stan 161 Edmondson, Michaele Anne 144, 197 Edmondson, Sandra Dianne 349 Education 108-IOQ Education class 281-283 Educational network 108-109 Edwards, Calvin Lewis 106, 209, 211 Edwards, James Comelious 106 Edwards, Laura Lancaster 335 Effinger, Elizabeth Ann 297 Eggleton, Freida K. 93, 289 Ehrcke, Louis August 127 Eisert, Bruce Alan 204-205 Eison, Chula L. 289 Elliott, Donald Dewayne 154 Elliott, Kerrie Lynn 319 Elliott, Larry Phillip l4X, 289 Ellis, Kathy Lynn 335 Ellis, Myron Trevor 349 Ellis, Timothy Michael 335 Ellis, Uala Diana 319 Ellison, Pervis 118 Elmore, Gayla Jane 335 Elmore, Steven Anthony 335 Elrod, Artis William 36, 80, 319 Ely, Christian David 36, 133 Emberton, Charles Edward 297 Embry, Hugh 3I9 Embry, Theresa Denise 319 Embry, Timothy Lynn 137 Emmett, Bradley B. 153, 264-267 Emmick, Daniel S. 182 Emmick, Paul L. 197 England, Janet Seavy 119, 297 England, Jennifer Lynn 335 English, Scott Ransom 349 Epley, laurel Ann 144, 197 Erffmeyer, Robert C. 136 Erickson, Beth Marie 319 Erskine, 134-135 Ervin, Lori L. 349 Ervin, Thomas Elliott 137, 297 Erwin, Mary Kathryn I60, 187 Estes, Ronald Wayne 319 Estes, Terri Robin 319 Eta Sigma Gamma 120121 Eubanks, Wendy Ann 203 Evans, Bridgit Yvette 186, 335, 340- 341 Everly, Ann Margaret 121 Ewbank, Lourrae Ellis 109, 115, 244, 319 Faculty 288-291 Farley, Emily Mae 349 Farmer, Nathan Lee 101 Farmer, Nathaniel Wayne 115 Famsley, Michael Murry 268-269 Fashion Inc. 126 Fatkin, Neil Eugene 208 Faughn, Lau.ra Lynne l37, 160, 3I9 Fay, Marsha Gayle 191 Feix, James Wayne 276 Feller, David 125 Fellowship of Christian Athletes 145. 143149 Felty, Jeffrey Alan 297 Fentress, Terri Lee 148, 297 Ferguson, Janice L. Lowrey 289 Ferguson, Wade 289 Ferrell, Blaine Richard 53, 120 Ferry, Stephen 178 Finley, Cotlis Elizabeth 119, 133 Finley, Lawrence K. 137, 289 Firkiris, Robert Scott 335 Firkins, Tracy Leanne 177 First class 253, 272-275 Fishback, Darrell Milland 111, 320 Fisher, Karen Elizabeth 335 Fisher, Rebecca L. 33, Fisher, Richard Louis 186 Fittx, Jerry R. 164 Fitzgerald, Lessie Anna 109 Fitzgerald, Richard Dale 163 Fitzwilliam, Grant 213 Flanigin, Susan Marsaret 65, 101 Flaugher, Mary Moreland 188, 349 Fleenor, Angela Louise 160 Fleenor, Anita Jo 147 Fleischaker, Jon IX1 Fleming, Karen Denise 166 Fleming, Lashon Denise 113, 131 Flowers, Renee F. 130 Flyers 150-153 Foe, John Lewis 290 Foe, Lori Wynn 297 Fogle, William Bemard IIQ Fogle, William Sidney 136, 297 Fones, Nlatthew Hudson 168-169, 187 113 Football 206-211 Ford, Deborah L. Smiley 253, 278181 Ford, Douglas Scott 120-121 Ford, Leslie Rhea 129, 297 Ford, Teresa Gail I9l Ford, Wendell 119 Foreign flavors 38-39 Foreman, Matthew Paul 81, 358 Fomiula for the future 284-185 Forrester, Anne E. 188 Forrester, Kathy Hause 111, 112, 379 Forshee, Angela 272-273 Forshee, Laura Jean 166 Forsythe, Robert Finley 144 Foster, Lindy 188 Foster, Tracy 222 Foster, Veronica Kaye 335 Foulke, Foulke, Eric Thomas 335 Kristie Lynn 117, 189, 320 Foushee, Kenneth Eric 129 Fow, Lisa Ann 310 Fowler, Gary Lee 158 Fowler, William H. 297 Fowlkes, Timothy Scott 112-1 13, 128 Fraim, Sheryl Elizabeth 297 Fraime, Jack 270 Fralres, Shannon Ranee 320 Francis, James Marc 349 Francisco, Patrice Carol 320 Frank, Tellis 218-219, 211-223, 218- 229 Franke, Diane Lynn 349 Franklin, David Russell 205 Franklin, Lachelle Donine 130, 349 Franzman, Susan Marie 320 Frazier, Ronald Eugene 59, 116-1 I7 Free, Keith lee 320 Freeman, David Noah I7l Freeman, Ellen Margaret 149, 349 Freeman, Terry Diane 131 Freeny, Edward Dwayne 335 Freshmen 346-361 Frew, Melanie Rae 335 Frew, Rebecca Jean 53, 166 Fridy, Wilford Eugene 290 Frisbee Club 154 Fritts, Shari Smiley 310 Fullen, Rebecca Marie 145, 349 Fulwood, Betty M. 53 Fun that makes cents 66-67 Funk, Rebecca Ann 177 Futia, Joseph N. 111, 141, 379 Gabhart, Tarasa Ann 191, 335 Gaffney, Julie Anne 335 Gaietto, Marcia Darlene IIS Gailor, Russell J. 164 Galan, Juan Carlos 249 Galyen, Sonya Faye 320 Gamma Sigma Sigma IK3 Gamma Theta Upsilon 141 Garcia, Isis Bella 335 Garden, Stephen Byers 149, 334 Gardner, Ann 139, 297 Gardner, Lisa Lynn 124 Gardner, Stacy Todd 310 Garmon, M. Cecile 290 Garrett, Angela Ann 149, 349 Garrett, William Damon 170 Garrison, John W. II 349 Gash, Sharon Reed 116 Gates, Kimberly Dawn 121, 197 Gatto, Donna Marie 113 Gay, Carolyn Sue 297 Gay, Donald P. 312 Geiser, Kathryn Nicole IQI Gensheimer, Jerry Allen 154, 197, 304 Gentry, Elizabeth Hollis l60 Geography Club l4I Geology Club IQI Getting high on grades 118-119 Gibbons, Cherry Dawn 320 Gibbs, Gary Doug 117 Gibson, Michael Laval 183 Gibson, Tammy Nlichele 253, 272-275, 7-97 Gilbert, Lawrence B. 259 Gilchrist, Louise Clark 117 Giles, Dana Kay 349 Gill, Charlotte Ann 349 Gillis, Corky 6-7 Gillon, Eddie 150-153, 154 Gillon, LeeAnn 109 Gilpin, William Kent 300 Gilsti-ap, Daniel Robert 105 Givens, Craig Kent 100, 297 Givens, Gina Lynette 349 Gladsden, Alan Mark 292 Glass, Lekethia Reene 118, 310 Glass, Tammy Lynn 349 Glenar, Cheryl Lynn 136, 299 Glover, Clarence 218 Gluf, laura Elaine 203, 239, 320 Goatley, Dana 299 Goatley, William Hunter 299 Goetz, Kimberly Marie 335 Goff, John Hardin 299 Goheen, James Michael ll2 Goins, Joe A. 320 Golden, Vickie Leigh 299 Goldsmith, Edwina Louise 40, 43 Golf 2344237 Gonzales, Michael Sullivan 232 Goobey, Trace Edward 310 Goodin, Brent Leemon 178 Goodin, Katherine Annette 118, 188- 139 Goodman, Marcia Lynne 177 Goodwin, Jeffery G, 310 Goodwin, Todd Elvis 183 Gordon, Billy 118 Gordon, Lori Dawn 99 Gore, Matthew Harry 313 Gorley, John Thomas 165 Gorman, Billy Gene 335 Gorman, Steven A. 199 Gomer, William 178 Gosser, Anita Lea 159 Gomer, Jeffrey Lloyd 310 Gossett, James Keith 170 Gott, Amos Edloe 346, 349 Gott, Douglas Wayne 162 Grant, Rosalind Elaine 137 Grant, Wendy Suzanne 131, 349 Gravu, Cynthia B Ill, 310 Graves, Gary Wayne 131 Graves, Marchale Corless 15, 117, 119, 31l Graves, Rhonda Lynn 349 Graves, Willard Tyron 128 Gray, Amy M, 335 Gray, Beth Ann 199 Gray, David Louis 53 Gray, Teresa Kay 133, 199 Great Britain 254-257 Great Commission Students 147 Grecco, Christopher Carl 105 Greek Week 184- 187 Greeks 156-191 Greeks divider 156- 1 57 Green, Monica Lynn 299 Green, Rachael Dawn 349 Green, Shannon Denise 119 Green, Stacey Leann 349 Green, Tandreia 215, 130 Green, William Spalding I37 Greene, Felicia Lynn 130, 321 Greener, Stormi 170 Greenwell, James William 125 Greenwell, Kelly Lynn 31-33 Greenwell, Martin Francis 170 Greer, David Emersonn 106, lO8, 132 Greer, David S. 84-85 Greer, John Lincoln 147, 154 Greer, Julia Drew 90, 133 Greer, Melissa Ann 349 Greer, Richard M. 290 Gregory, Dana Deneen 32l Gregory, Dick 85 Gffsvry. Jennifer 10 sas Gregory, Paul Andrew X61 Gregory, Richard Edward 107, 199 Gregory, Trent Alan 106 Gregory, Vicki Ann S3 Greuber, Michael James 149 ins, Dana Carol 335 Gribbins, Jeffery Lee 178 Grider, Kimberly L. 311 Griffin, Larry Thompson 154 Griffin, Paula K. 137 Griffith, Jeff S. 349 Griggs, David Shannon 190 Grimes, Kelley Ann 147 Groemling, Kent Frederick 14, 114, 116, 127, 321 Groemling, Lynn Ann 114, 147, 349 Groves, Rosaland Marie 167 Gruber, Mark Wade 114-125, 32l Gruber, Michael Wayne 321 Gruden, Jay 210 Grusin, Stephen D. 35, 40, 42 Guest, Wayne Anthony 235 Guinchigliani, Gina Maria IO6, 299 Gun Club 154 Gunji, Kimiko 38-39 Guyton, Victor 174 Top This! The first student to register at Western Kentucky Normal School on Jan. 22, 1907, was Herman Lee Donovan. l-le had saved 8100 and sold his horse "Old Prince" to his mother for 8150. He later became president of Eastern Teachers College and the University of Kentucky. Goveming bodies 114-1 I9 Government 114-119 Gowen, Ann Walker 299 Gowens, Rebecca Dawn 177 Grace, Karen 217 Graduation 52-53 Graham, Randy T. 98 Grarnmer, Melissa Ann 335, 349 Grant, Cary 6 Grant, Craig Douglas 349 Grant, Donna 383 Grant, John C. 147 Hack, Rebecca Sue 335 Hagan, Jill Earlene 161 365 Index fp i 4 A 366 Index lv .gQ0hounx.,,.L 7 M' , .. :QM ya, ': if K. ' f W i- rr .t s Ii yew 'SIU' Sw X.....1' -91 lation fi' ,Ass 4. 1 ' . 54 wx- L 1, -s 1 i 1 -Scott Wiseman Clinging on to friend Dester Cambron, an Owensboro fresh- man, while Jamie Smith, also an Owensboro freshman, slips on a treacherous section of sidewalk. The area was located between Grise and McLean on the hill. Hanes, Edward C. 290 lracaney, joe 184-185 Hagans, Danny Ray 130 Hagennan, Thomas Bartley 290 Hagerman, Teresa Lynn l9I Haggard, Tammy Lynn 321 Haile, judy Marie 32K Hailey, Mary Anne 191 Hale, Charles Edward 335 Hale, Hollie Elaine 103, 114, 118 Hale, Nora Leann 145 Haley, Gernmy Michelle 349 Hall, Edwina Suzette Q3 Hall, james Vincent 58-59 Hall, jana D. 191 Hall, Lanny Shayne jr. 205, 321 Hall, Michael Ray 321 Hall, Robert Wesley 321 l-lall, Shelia Hughes 335 Hall, Tessa Lavon 349 Ham, Tracy Zll Hamby, Beth Delap 26 Hamilton, Mark Moore 149, 299 Hamilton, Terri Lynn 159, 189 Hamilton, Todd Mitchell 198-199 Hamlin, Signe R. 166, 299 Hammer, William Duane 335 Hampton, Keith O. 179, 335 Hancock, Mary Elizabeth 51 Hands across Westem 16-17 Hanes, Elizabeth Ann 160, 199 Hanna, john 205 Harman, john William 109 Hans, john Paul 31l Hanson, Candy Lynn l9I Harbison, Dena Beth 167, 335 Harbison, Frederick Lawten 159 Hardcastle, Amelia Cheryl 199 Hardesty, David Lynn 335 Hardin, Kathy Lynn 299 Haris, Mashitah Bte 313 Harlin, john William 311 Harlin, Max B 91 Harlin, Max B. III 90-91 HUP- Deanna len 349 I-larper, Timothy C. 83, 102, 116, 199 Harper, Tommy D. 83, 101, 116, 299 Harris, Debra Bonta 129 Harris, Denise Marlene 199, 321 Harris, Douglas C. 117, 163, 33, Harris, Eric L. 32X Harris, Hank 125 Harris, Karen Elizabeth 160 Harris, Kevin Wade 299 Harris, Lis Michelle 335 Harris, Noel Morris 76-79 Harris, Pamela Beth 199 Harris, its.-.ua Tillman 349 Harris, Sydney I4 Harris, Timothy Wade 36, 4649 Harris, Vanesa 119, l28 Harrisorg David Nelson 195 l'larrison, Lowell H. 185 Harrison, Teresa Gail 194-195, 199 Hartman, David Robert 190 Harville, Hildegarde 177 Harwood, Ben Franklin 165 Haskins, Clem 118, 214, 276 Haskins, Clemette Levette 215-217, 130-231 Hasty, Anna Lisa 159 Hatcher, Paul G. 130 Hatcher, Robert Hand 154 Hatchert, Kerry L. 117 Hatfield, Robert Murrell 182 Havey, james Daryl 321 Hawes, Susan Lynn 244 Hawkins, Dawnna L. 177 Hawkins, jason O. 314 Hawkins, joel Aaron 147 Hawks, Sandra Kaye 115, 314 Hawks, Troy Ray 98 Hayden. Beth M- 1491 349 l-layden, Delbert 190 Hayden, jennifer Maria 160-161 Hayden, Kristina Elizabeth 114, 349 Hayden, Pamela Sue 314 Hayes, Gina Marie 113 Hayes, jane Marie 112 Hayes Marsny Lynn 349 Hayes, Susan Michelle 161 Haynes, joey 211 Haynes, Robert V. 53 Haynes, Shelley Lynn 349 Haynes, William Thomas 109, 111 Hays, Ronda Carole 314 Haywood, joel Dinsmore 199 Hazelrigg, Emily Collings 188, 335 Hazelrigg, Lisa Ann 199 Hazelwood, Kevin T. 171, 349 Hazle, Mary E. Woodring 164-265 290 Hazurd, Teri Lynette IQ Head, Darren L. 314 Head, Nonnan 134-235 Head, Troy Thomas 350 Health 120-123 Heart attacks 30-31 Heath, Tabitha jo 335 Hedrick, Leslie Michelle 191 Heller, josie jae 167 Helm, Carolyn Ann 335 Helm, Margie QI Helms, Richard Eugene 137, 299 Helton, Gregory Wallace 139, 199 Helton, Lisa Gail 199 Helton, Melina Ideal 195 Hemstapat, Udomchai 118, 199 Henderson, Danny 101 Henderson, jerry Thomas jr. 171, 350 Henderson, Mark jeffrey 199 Hmdnwm Randy 74-75 Hendricks, Adria Marie 335 Hendrickson, jennifer Ann 188, 190, 324 Hennig, Kathryn Michelle 316 Hennion, jack 50 Hensley, Fred W. 18 Hensley, Karen Lee 314 Henson, Cristina Marie 19, 350 Hepfer, Steven Douglas 182 Herbert, Cynthia Leigh 189 Herbert, Sean Gerard 232 Herman. lvffy lohn 190 Hermann, Daniel 65, 100, 101 Herring, Lisa Dawn 136, 314 Herron, Donald E. jr. 114, 115 Herschel, Gregory Scott 154 Hershbarger, Robert A. 29Q Hewitt, Karen Kay 335 Hewlett, Kimberly jan 213, 299 Hicklin, jennifer leigh 145, 314 Hicks, jo Ellen 324 Hicks, Lisa Ann 101 Higdon, Carla R. 324 Higgins, Paula Ellen 100 Hightower, Beuy Annette 145, 346- 350 Hightower, Ted 178 Hill, Michael john 164 Hill, Sandra Lauma 199 Hillard, Teresa Rennick IO6 Hilliard, Amy Lynn 335 Hillenbrand, Heidi Ann 189 Hilloween 1819 Himc, Barbara Diane 81, 133, l89 Himes, jeffrey Brian 163 Hina, Fred Wynn jr. 199 Hire, juanita D. 290 History 90-93 Hoagland, Kim Marie 137 Hobbs, Mark Louis 169 Hobbs, Wayne Clanton 42 Hobgood, Gary Lee 199 Hobgood, Karen Sean 350 Hobson, Troy T. 99 Hocker, Elizabeth Gardner 20 Hockstedler, Kurt An-nin 106 Hoddinott, Read Boone 142 Hodge, Michelle Elaine IZO Hodge, Kathy jane I08, 300 Hodges, Lisha Dawn 335 Hodskins, Linda Catherine 106, 131 Hodson, Sarah Lynne 140-141 Hoffelder, Margaret Ann 167 Hoffebler, Marty 116 Hoffman, Kimberly Beth 42 Hoffman, Steve lee 33, Hvsan. Dwslaa Clnyd 335 Hogge, Eric Monroe 235 Holaday, jeanne Ann 189 Holder, Davis Bennett 100 Holladay, Shannon Diane 350 Hollingsworth, Mark Wilson 314 Hollingsworth, Teresa L. 300 Holman, Lisa M. 350 Holmes, David 105 Hollowell, Andrea Sharon 1218 Holt, Kathryn Elaine 16, 350 Holzknecht, Gregory Louis 143 Home economics 126-127 Home Economics Association 127 Homecoming 14-17 Honors 128-119 Hook, james Scott 300 Hook, Regina Marie 324 Hoopingarner, Amy Nlichelle 160 Hoover, Bryan C. 335 Hopkins, Larry 51 Hopkins, Ronnie Lamont 300 Hom, Michael Leroy Il, Hom, Timothy Lee 183 Homal, Rebecca Miller 190 Homback, Lori A. IQI Homback, Ted 176 Homung, Kathy Michele 335 Horticulture Club 94, I00 Igleheart, Kerry Michael 182 Lmel, jamie Dawn 350 Lmorde, joseph M. 114-115 jarvis,T erma Ann 301 jeffrim, Brian Todd 136, 301 jeffries, Scott Shannon 301 jenkins, Anna L. 350 jenkins, Mark Bradley 350 jenkins, Martha Ann Combs 126 lens Shfny Lynn sas jerrell, Ronald Lee 136, 301 jewell, joseph Lee 350 jewell, Karen Louise 337 Jim- Daniel 34-as jinks, Eva Christine 12, 337 jobsr, jennifer jean 1 38 johanneman, jennifer Lynn 191, 337 johns, Mary L. 301 johnson, Brandy Celeste 11, 119, 350 johnson, Calvin Theodore 113, 110, Top This! In 1798, early settlers welcomed travelers to a game of ubolin' on the green." Today, 64,000 citizens reside in Bowling Green and over 1 2,000 of those are Western Kentucky University students. Horton, Dana Ramon 335 Horton, Monica Rene 350 Hoskins, Amanda jo 314 Hoskins, Lynn Marie 350 Hose, Ruth Ann 172, 174-175, 188 Houchens, Stacey M. 138, 324 House, Stephen D. 290 Houseal, Vera Michelle 131 Household professionals 116-117 Houston, Heather Erin 145, 314 Howard, Cynthia Denise 108, 300 Howard, Dylan 218-119 Howard, Harold Gregory 109 Howard, james Gerard 300 Howard, Kennet.h Andrew 335 Howard, Mark Alan 72-73, 107, IOS Howard, Michelle 167 Howard, Pamela Kay 300 Howard, Rachel Marie 337 Howard, Randall Wesley 337 Howell, Richard Dane 350 Howell, Shelley Marie 350 Howell, Sheryl Denise 314 Howell, Terry Michael 350 Howenstine, Lynn Diane 188 Howerton, William Roe 350 Howlett., Christina Louise 147 Howlett, Christopher Mark 9 Hoyt, Robert Dan 290 Hubbard, Cameron Ryan 239 Hubbard, jennifer Lynn 350 Hubbard, Preston 12 Hubbard, Stella Diane 300 Hubbuch, Agnes Marie 118, 168, 190- l9l Hudiburg, Mark Patrick 164 Hudson, Elizabeth Adams 166 Hudson, Paige Dianna l6l Huffaker, Sabrina Diane 269, 350 Huffman, David B. 314 Huffman, Linda Kay 337 Hughes, Luther B. 65 Hulsey, Barbara jo 300 Hume, Kirk Anthony 100, 315 Humphrey, Donna jan 350 Humphrey, Melissa Lynne 123, 350 Humphrey, Teresa Ann 350 Humphreys, Harold Mack Ill Humphries, Mark Anthony 183 Hunnicutt, Sheri Renae 149 Hunt, Tabitha Gail 350 Hunton, Diane 104 Hupko, judy M. 337 Hurd, Gay Carol 350 Hurt, judith Ann 119, 188 Hun, Lisa Linette 189, 337 Hurt, Robert Eric 170 Huskisson, Beth Ann 350 Husey, Rebecca jane 301 Hutcherson, jackie Lee 111, 315 Hutcheson, Wanda Diane 315 Hutton, Sara Wane 337 In first Gear 150153 In the fast lane 238-241 In the long run 193, 100-103 Industrial Education and Technology Club 106-107 Ingling, Elizabeth Callan Inghram, Donna Marie 191, 195, 301 Ingram, Kenneth Eugene 301 Ingram, Lea Nora 315 Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers 106-107 Lndultrial technology 106-107 Institutional Administration Society 127 Inter-Fraternity Council 117 Inter-Hall Council 114-1 I5 Intercollegiate Horsemen Association 100-101 Intemational Day 38-39 Intemational Student Organization 119 Intemational students 86-89 Interracial dating 76-79 Lntramurall 144-145 Irby, Michael Allan 105 Isable, Lee Sherman 350 Isbelle, Dana E. 301 Isenberg, Donna Faye 315 lsenberg, Marcia Leigh 337 Isenberg, Timothy Kirk l49, 350 Ishemood, Daniel 117, 183 Ishige, Hiroto 118 It's I SCREAMII 18-19 It'a one for the record 204-205 It's the last time out 218-223 jackie, Gregory Dale 315 jackson, Audrea 350 jackson, Barbara A. 301 jackson, Melody Beth 337 jackson, Michael E. 26 jackson, Xavier jerome Ill, 130, 337 jacob, Darren Ray 110-111 jacovino, josephine L. 67 jaggers, jill Ann 144 jaggers, Sherry Lynn 3OI jalesH, Helen Karen 189, 337 james, Beverly 301 james, Charlene 215, 230 Janna. Janvlyn 58-59 james, Vincent David 301 janes, Kimberly Ann 325 janes, Timothy Wayne 119, 120, 350 janeway, Stacey Ann 350 jarvis, Shari Lynne I9 141 johnson, Cindy Ann 315 johnson, Daren Lawrence 337 johnson, jacqueline Denise IIQ, 337 johnson, jed Alan 315 Johnson, lfny I9 johnson, joe Charles 110, 301 johnson, l0hnS0n. John-Son, johnson, johnson, lohnwn. lohnwn. lohnavn, Johnson, Johnson. lvl'-nS0n, lohnr-On, lohnwn. l0hnS0n. Johnson. lohnwn, lohnwn, Johnson. Kannard 118-123, 119 Kenneth Marion 301 Kimberly Sue 189 Lcsa Gaye I47 Linda Ellis 301 Marc Anthony 350 Mark Newton 171 Monica Annette 15. l3l Patricia jane 350 Ray Edwin 98 Renee 301 Rose Ann III, 113 Russell Tal 301 Sandy Leigh 350 Sara Patterson 137, 301 Sherrie Lynn 350 Teresa joyce 325 Teresa Renee lI9, 301 johnson, Thomas Lee 16, 101 johnson, Vemard R. 301 johnston, Kimberly A. 18 johnston, Michael David 65 johnston, Patricia Ruth 337 johnstone, Kim E. 337 joines, Richard Eugene 337 jones, Clifford Alan 350 jones, David Glenn 163, 179 jones, David Lovett 26, 301 jones, Dennis Rey Ill, ,Ol jones, Douglas Christopher 350 jones, Edwyna Nelson 307 Innes. Jays Lynn 350 jones, jeffrey M. 6, 164-165 jones, juanita Lynn I13 jones, Katherine joyce 118, I6I jones, Lamont 16, 111, 113, 128, 315 jones, Larry Wayne 301 jones, Lisa Michelle 301 jones, Melinda joyce 145 jones, Michael Ray 65, 98, 315 jones, Rachel Marion 337 jones, Robbie jane Sadler 148 jones, Robert Charlts 232 jones, Ronda G. 301 jones, Sondra Felecia 337 jordon, Carol Ann 301 joumalism 110-111 judo Club 155 juniors 316-331 just honing around 64-65 just shy of the goal 106-111 julius, Rebecca Ann 350 justis, Timothy Wayne 19, 109, 301 Kaelin, Mark Edward 165 Kafoslia, Nick 103 Kappa Alpha Order 164-165 Kappa Alpha Psi 179 Kappa Delta 159, 188-189 Kappa Delta Pi IO8 Kappa Sigma 170- I7l 367 Index Koch, Shane Collin 162 303 LMPU- H- TCITY 107 368 Index . W 6 , " . 'N I r .ff W, f 7 ,' Q 1 2 -Greg Lovett Showing her school spirit, spirit dancer Simone Lindon, a Lexington junior, patiently waits as fellow spirit dancer Angela Rieclley, a Louisville junior, paints Big Red on her face. The dancers prepared for the Sun Belt Conference. Kappa Tau Alpha 110-11 1 Kaxbens, Patrick John S9 Karcher, Ray E. 301 KHP. Karnehm, Ann Elizabeth 350 Car olyn Ann 161, 350 Kanhen, Kimberly Ann 177, 325 Kasey, William Edwin 165 Kauf Kate, Shepard 70-71 man ,LssG.16o Kaye, Danny 6 Keck, Peggy D. 290 Keebaugh, Christopher A. 353 Keeney, James M. 292 Keith, Geoffrey Vincent 244 Kell, Keith, Joey Dwayne 301 Car l85 Keller, Benjamin James 154 Kelley, Tina Marie 325 Kelly, Garry Stephen 171, 337 Kelly, Mike 209 Kemp, Richard Moore 301 Kemper, Kelly Sue 350 Kemper, Lorretta Beth 113 Kempf, Julie Angela 133, 325 Kennedy, Cheryl Lynn 141, 301 Kenney, Edward L. 165, 325 Kentucky Collegiate Music Educators National Conference 131 Kentucky Public Health Association 121-122 Keohane, Patrick D. 115, 116, 301 Keown, Charles 92 Keown, Dana L. 337 Keown, Karen A. 327 Keown, Karen Louise 188 Kephart, Penny Lynne 110 Kepley, Betty Jo 18. 116, 274, 337 Kepley, Kimberly Lynn 191 'ak Keren Kesler es, Ann Toni 167 , Sara Elizabeth 189 Kesler, W. Jackson 36, 81 Kessinger, Howard Eugene 337 Kessler, Walter Bruce 337 Key, Julius Irvin 24, 111, 179, 327 Kieman, Michael Timothy 111, 379 Kiesler, Anne Mary 117, 118 Kim, Jae-Eun 20 Kim, Raymond 20 Kim, Stanley 20 Kindred, Gayle Lynn 177, 301 King, Angela Denise 113 King, Gretchen Lea 353 King, Jane Marie 261 King, Jeffrey Alan 99 King, Kathryn Roach 301 King, Martin Luther 24-25 King, Michael Dwayne 353 Kinslow, Georgina Sue 337, 378- 379 Kirby, Robert Vemon 27, 145, 148 Kirby, Todd R. 164, 337 Kirk, Beverly Kay 113, 327 Kirk, Tiffany Dawn 189 Kirkpatrick, Gregory Scott 165 Kirkwood, Pamela Rachelle 176 Kirsch, Mary Kelly 353 Kirtley, Daryl Wayne 337 Klausnitzer, Dorren Andrea 337 Klinefelter-Manion, Thais 42 Kluever, Emil Kent 290 Knapp, Christine Anne 166 Knight, Kellie Jean 301 Knight, Leigh Ellen 167, 180 Knight, Terri Lynn 109 Knopp, Brian Dale 110, 327 Knouse, Michael Eugene 327 Knowles, John K. 171, 353 Knox, James Young 337 Koam, Samuth 107 108 Koch, Randy S. 182 Koenig, Lance R Koenig, Sally Ann McLeod 128 Koemer, Mia Kay 109, 123 Koontz, Paul Brian 107, 108 Koostra, Debra Lynn 99 Koper, James Arthur 290 Koseoglu, Bahri 118, 337 Koukola, Amy Joy 161, 353 Koydemir, Mecit Zafer 205 Kraus, Wayne Anthony 163, 327 Kreilein, Myron Lee 353 Krenzin, Joan Ladwig 290 Kresnalt, Randall Paul 235 Krupilslti, Tracey Lynn 353 Kuehn, Debbie 263 Kuehn, Julie Faye 110, 303 Kuehn, Kenneth W. 141, 263 Kuerzi, William Louis 124-125 Kula, Jeffrey Daniel 171 Kupchella, Charles E. 290 Kumilr, Jill Marie 167 Kymbriti, Varvara 89 Kymbritis-Horner, Varvara 39 Laabs, Amy Elizabeth 332 Labelle, David M. 111, 270, 290 Lacy, Robert Glenn 98 Lafavers, Lisa Michelle 116, 327 Laferty, Allyson Watson 60-61, 303 Laferty, Brian Keith 60-61, 107, Laffoon, Alan Owen 162 Laing, Robert Alan 225 Lally, Tim Patrick 171 Laman, Archie E. 290 Lambda Chi Alpha 164-165 Lamm, Vickie Lynn 353 Lancaster, Carey D. 182, 187 Lane, Debra Ann 147, 304 Lane, William L. 147 Langdorf, Heidi M. 155 Langseth, Charles R 145, 148 Lash, Cory 290 Lash, Robin Carole 101 Lashbrook, Ann Michelle 139 Lashbrook, John M. 182, 303 Laslie, Loraine Adele 353 Lassiter, Karen Elaine 114, 337 Latham, Michael Ray 247, 248 Lavon, Wendy Jo 115, 353 Laws, Michael Rankin 255, 257, 327 Lawson, Carla Yvette 119, 176, 327 Lawson, Darlene Yvonne 353 Lawson, Mark A. 106 Layman, Cynthia Ann 136, 303 Layman, Laura Elaine 302-303 Leach, Jamie lee 109, 189, 327 Leach, Luann M. 303 Leachman, Logan Harry 71, 152-153, 154, 337 Lake, Rhonda Lynn IZ3 Lear, Wendy Lynn 148 Learn to swim 20-21 leasor, Michele Deneen 203 Leavy, Marvin D. 290 Lectures 84-85 Lederer, Susan Kate 141 lee, Christi M. 327 Lee, Karen Sue 303 Lee, laura Harper 177 Lee, Mark Alan 107 lee, Marvin K. 222-223, 229 Lee, Paula Michelle 327 Leeper, Jerry 108 Leffert, Joseph Allen 129, 162 Legrand, Debra Marie 113 Lehman, Gretchen Laretta 115, 327 Leisure, Madge E. 115, 148, 337 lemond, Greg 153 Leneave, Christopher M. 114, 116, 303 lennox, Richard Spence 234-235 Leopard, Rebecca Dawn 136 Leslie, Ewan M. 185, 303 Letendre, Jon Pierre 1 20 Letteney, Corinne 1 25 Levis, Patrick Gerard 179 Lewis, Cathy Crousore 327 Lewis, David Millard 337 Lewis, Gloria Ann 327 im-. Jolie Evans 195, in Lewis, Kimberly Hope 327 lewis, Selester Elaine 337 Libby, Scott Christopher 337 Liberace 6 Liddell, Joseph 163, 303 Lillie, James Reynold Sr. 327 Lilly, Lori Ann 353 Limerick, Dennis C. 327 Limlingan, William Russell 137 Linder, Mark William 205 Lindgren, Eric Keith 113, 134 Lindon, Lindsay, Lindsey, Lindsey, Lindsey, Lindsey, Simone Dee 166, 337, 368 Chris A. 205 Amy I-we 147, 337 Melissa 166, 303 Michael Dale 136 Robert Adam 169, 179, 303 Lingle, David Charles 337 Linton, Jane Marie 133 Linton, Ronald C. 136 Lipscomb, Jennifer Ann 19, 353 Lisch, Teresa Diane 213, 327 Liscomb, Todd William 137 Liston, Michael 178 l 1 - I L... 1 1 Little, Stacey Lynn 244, 337 Little, Tracey Gwen 337, 342 Litton, Kevin E. 129, 303 Llontop, Luis M. 39, 204-205, 303 Lloyd, William Gilbert 263 Locke, Melanie jean 188 Lockhart, Marianne 353 Logan, Kimberly Lee 121 Logsdon, Curtis A. 290 Logsdon, john Paul IZ3 Logsdon, Paula Carol 138, 303 Long, Curtis, M. 201-203, 239, 240 Long, john E. 147 Long, Pamela Sue 137, 303 Lvasmire. Pau-ida I-y1111 333 Lonn, Debra Ann 303 Lord., Mark Howard 49, 137, 303 Lother, Susan jane 28 Love, Michelle Andree 191 Lovely, Sean Alan 303 Lovett Grrsvry Saw 379 Loving, Walter Leonard 209-21 1 Lovins, john Barton 36, 81 Lowe, Mary Anna Zl Lowe, Mary jane 3o3 Lowe, William Kinkade 53, 182 Lowry, Mark 133 Lowry, Molly M. IQI Lowry, Nancy Prince 120-121 Luas, Scott jefferson IQI Lucas, Timothy Alan 144 Ludrett, David W. 353 Luckett, john Mills 171 Ludt, Ted Patrick 353 Lutts, Lisa Lynne l9l Lutz, jeffrey Keith 144 Lutz, Roland Hans 213 Lynem, Cadara Edwinese 17, 131 Lyninger, David Ray 144-145, 303 Lyon, Rebecca E. 327 l-y911S. Gwrsa A 339 Lyons, james Kevin 100 Lyons, Randall Keith 303 Lylle, Randall Hugo 1o6, 303 18 Mackey, Carla Ann 177 Macky, Christina M. 327 Maddoz, john Brian 116 Madison, Rhonda Kae 128 Maertz, Susan Marie 141 Maiora. Kelly Shawn 339 Malayusfi, Yusfi 86-89 Malone, Victor E. I7I Maloney, Kathleen Ann 353 Maloney, Pau-iclr Michael 339 Malyj, james Charles 182 Manion, Karen Renee 303 Mann, Kevin Bart 98, 101, 303 Marraias, Sandra Kay 333 band 40-43 Marcum, Homer 112 Mardis, Carolyn Denise 149 Mardis, Kevin Scott 327 Margolis, Cynthia A. 327 Marketing Club 136 Gary lee 81, 133 Married couple 60-61 Marshall. Darryl J- 179. 339 Marshall, George D. 118, 144 Martin, Bfl2hOlldl97, 119, 179, 303 Martin, Christine Anne 173 Martin, Clarence Bernard 27, 102, 218, 221, 229 Martin, Darnell Kevin 179, 339 Martin, jay E. 12.9 Martin, Elaine 189 Manin, Paula Malette 131, 290, 339 Martin, Robert L. If Martin, William Nicholas 80, 133 Marr, Glaser M 193- 333 Mason, Dave 197 Nlam. Sandy 137 Ma-ty. Marlr All-111 333 Maney, Victor 243 Masterson, james Michael 303 Matthews, Stephen Arthur 144, 147 Mattingly, john Raymond 136 Mattingly, Mark William 339 Mattingly, Sue R. 127, 327 Mauer, Melisa jeanne 167 Mauzy, Teresa Gale 303 Maxwell, Mary L. 327 Maxwell, Susan Y, 303 May, Benjamin Lee 62-63 Mayberry, james Douglas l7l Mayfield, june Elizabeth 130 Mayfield, Rebecca Louise 137 Maynard, Kelly Rae 117 McAnley, Susan Elaine 353 McBride, Evelyn Cannille l6l McCandls, Minda Marie 161 McCarthy, Mary Lawrence 327 McCelvey, Mary Ann 130 McClellan, Rob 43 McClure, Danielle Marie 139, 339 McConnell, Mitch 51 McCormick, Bonnie jean 353 McCormick, Cynthia Lynn 205, 327 McCormick, Mary Elizabeth 327 McCormiri, Rebecca jan 159. 255- 1571 303 McCoy, Dynetta Lavette 353 McCoy, Kerrie Ann 353 McCoy, Wilma 54-57 McCracken, Robert Leonard 149, 339, 373379 McDaniel, Dale M. 339 McDaniel, Michelle Renee 327 McDaniel, Yhcki Denise 353 McDaniels, 218 McDermott, Mary Lee 303 McFarland, Sam G. 24, 147 McGehee, Elirabeth lee 339 McGown, Midielle Barton 187 MCGregory, Keith Dwayne 303 McGuffin, Teresa Gayle 317 McGuines, Karen Roark l6I Mcfxuinnm, Sean Patrick l7l McGuire, Al 218 McGuire, Charla Rae l60 McGuire, Felicia A. 130 McGuire, john Douglas 162 Mclntosh, Angela june 144 Mclntyre, Meliosa 203 McKay, Robert joe 3o3 McKinney, Greta Lynn 98 McKinney, Mitdiell Shawn 38, 114- 115, II7 Mclane, Kyle 131, IQ7 McLem0re, Dianna Lea 353 McLem0re, Donna Sue 303 MclVlahan, Michael A. 109, 202 MclVlahan, Molly jane 168 McMurtry, Brian Linn 353 McNary, james Antonio 218, 221, 222 McNeal, Brett lavone 218, 221, 222, 229 McNemar, Jodi Lynn 100, 305 McPherson, Christopher Sha 100, l81 McPherson, Douglas Shawn 100, 182 Mndor, Ruby F. 29o I Meador, William Bnme 305 Meadows, Pleasant Henry 106 Madows, Robert Dean 149 Means, Michael Lee 125 Means, Vickie jaggers 124-125 Meany, Melvin joseph 305 Measure For Measure 36-37 Medical Records Club 122 Medley, Bryant Aaron 305 Medley, David lawrence 154 Meece, Deborah Roxane 202-203 Mefford, Donna Kaye 305 Meiman, Henry Paul 133 Melcher, Deborah Marie 51, l4l Meloon, Dallas Gail 263 Melton, Rebecca Lynn I60 Men's basketball 218-223 Mercer, Steven Todd 305 Merchant, Amy Ellen 327 Meredith, Elizabeth jo 16o Meredith, Kara Michele 121 Meredith, Kathy Ann l60 Meredith. Michael Loyd 333 Maedith, Tami Buellene 305 Metcalf, Michael Todd 339 Metzger, Stephen joseph 41 Metzner, Donald Fredrick 305 Meyer, Donna j. 1 18, 167 Meyer, Linda L. 339 Meyers, Eugene D 121, 290 Michelsen, Kathryn Louise 305 Milam, Donna 148 Milam, lana Dionne 127, 305 Milam, laura G. 339 Milburn, Anne Margaret 149 Milburn, john Wesley 239, 305 Milby, Melinda Alice 305 Military 124-125 Mills, laura Lynn 327 Millam, Glenn Everett 134-135 Millay, Beth Ann 240 Millay, Lori Ann 52 Miller, Aubrey Douglas 353 Miller, Carolyn jill 14, 114, 167 l80, 3051 353 Miller, Cynthia jo 139, 305 Miller, Dale Stuart l82 Miller, Darrell Wayne 120, III, 305 Miller, Deirdre Ann 327 Miller, Donna 93 Miller, Dwayne Lee 305 Miller, Wayne l3l, 290 Miller, julie Lee 305 Miller, Lee Michell l37 Miller, Lindsey Ann 122 Miller, Mary Beth 305 Miller, Pamela Ann 136, 305 Miller, Sharon Kay 339 Miller, Teresa Ann 353 Miller, Tracy Lynn 188, 339 Millett, Richard 84-85 Mills, Christopher E. l70 Mills, Daphne Marlray 339 Mills, Gregory William 106 Nlills, Keith Patrick IB2 Milly, Gidget 188 Milton, Teresa Lynn 305 Mimms, Diana Lynn 327 Mingus, john K. 305 Minix, Nancy A. 290 Minton, Casie Lah 353 Minton, john 285 Miracle, Onia Phoenida 327 Nlisegades, Keith Arthur 154 Mitchell, Cletus R, 290 Mitchell, Gayla Anne 353 Nlithell, Sharon Anne 353 Mladineo, Mary Ellen 353 Moguel, Lynda Carmita 145, 327 Monday, Tammy Michelle 3,3 Monroe, Eula Mae 290 Monroe, Greg 229 Montgomery, james Samuel 137. 305 Montgomery, joella Faye 191 Montgomery, johna Lea 118 Moody, Mickey 146-147, 149 Moody, William Clayton 172 Moore, Cindy Lillian 339 Moore, Conrad T. X41 Moore, Eugenia C. 327 Moore, Fergus Padraic 141, 151, 154 Moore, Kathy jean 163 Moore, Kirsten Yvonne 124 Moore, lVlarvin L. 164, 327 Moore, Robert Hamilton 98, 305 Moran, Kathleen Annette 305 Moran, Kellie Renee 305 More than just a danseur 253, 278281 Morehad, Angela Elaine 294, 305 Morehead, Edith Marie 139, 305 Morford, Peter Michal 162, 353 Morgan, Charles T. 115, 305 Morgan, jama Ray 296, 305 Mvfsan. Laura M- 339 Morgan. Tamara Kaye 333 Morland, Kathleen Beatrice 202 Morris, Elizabeth Ann 144, 327 M91-ri-1. Holly J- 189. 339 Morris, jennifer Marie 148 Morris, Leslie Shannon 160 Morris, Melissa Ellen 129, 353 Morris, Philip King 18, 353 Morrow, Lucius Wayne 353 Morrow, Robert E. 305 Morse, Christopher Scott 298 Morse, Nlichael L. 85, 111, 270, 290 Morton, Kimberly Ann 189 Moseley, Leslie Anne 116 Moses, Glyndal Britt 177, 339 Mos, Brian Lee 183 Moss, julia France 167 Mal. Tammy lo 327 Moser, jane Lindsay 85 Moten, Fred 208-209 Moutardiet, Andrew Eric 305 Mudd, Michelle Ann 353 Mueller, Mueller, Gary K- 147- 317 Rita Kay 393 Mulford, Clay 144-145 Mullaney, Kelley Eileen 109 Matthew Edwin 129, 144, 143, 339 Mullins, Traci joele 118 Munn, Tonya I37 Murdock, Cheryl Cook 305 MU'Pl1y. MU'Pl1y. MUfPl1y. M11fPl1y. Muwhy. MUfPhy. M11'Pl'1y. Murphy Mu'Phy. Murphy M11fPl1y. Murray, Murray, Murray, Murrell, Bryan 173 Cynthia Dawn 353 Donna Kay 166 Hugh Robert 1011 Jmrrifrr l-yrwf 144- 339 joseph Patrick 178 Karen Marie 339 Kelley Denise 305 Narrfy Kay '47, 149. 327 Robyn Elaine 145, 305 Susan Nlichelle 353 Anne C. 102 Lee A l60, 213 Todd 249 Lisa Ellen 339 Murrie, joel K. 246-247 249, 250 Muse, Anson Gay 327 Muse, janet Wendy 339 Mutchler, Virginia S. IDB My sister's keeper 54-57 Myers, Regina 113 Myers, Rexanna ll, Mylor, julanne Mobley 189, 353 Nance, Mark Alan 339 Napier, IGI 1 Nash. Karen Daria: 307- 333 Nas, Christa bdarie 188 Nam, Karin Kristine IO6 National Collejate Association for Secretaries 136, 138 National Press Photographers Association Ill National Student Speech and Hearing Association 109, 123 Navigator: 147 NCAA Tournament 228-231 Neafus, Scott E. 40, 339 Neagle, Troy Lee 353 195- 2401 307 Nelson. William Lewis 185 Neoel, Charie 353 Netherland, Robert Hayden 317 Newby, Andrea Kathryn l60 Newman, Harry lamont 3,3 Newman, Robert Mark 113, 1zo, l4l 307 Newman, William David jr. 147, 149 Newton, Charlrs George jr. 114, 186, 227 Newton, jennifer Sue 339, 342 Ngubenj, Victor Thabani 201, 239 Nicely, Heather Elizabeth 149 Nicely, Leslie Ann 147 Nichols, Cynthia C. II3 Nichols, Trisha Lynn Ill, 307 Nienaber, Renee 129 Niles, Thomas I4 No net profit 194-195 No place like our house 156, IBO' 181 Noe, jeffrey Todd 353 Noonan, Dorothy Williams 327 Norcia, Qrol Sue 114 Notcia, Mary Angela 116, l60 Norene, Rebecca Ann l45, 327 Norene, Susan Elizabeth 191 Norman, Lisa Rose 307 Norman, Penny jane 189 Norrid, Eric Robert 327 Norris, Cheryl Marie 4-5 Norris, Keith Wayne 307 Norris, Kevin Wayne 307 Norris, Richard L. 339 Northington, Hope Elaine 131 Not just a hand out 26-27 Not just single handed 60-61 Not yet noted 12, 40-43 Nothing like an old ham 276-277 N11sb911. Wfwr 149 ' Nunirig Honor Society 122 Oak, Dawn Lorraine 166 Oakley, Charles Kevin 136 Obanion, Sandra Gail 355 Oberhausen. Tammy Lynn 129 Oboyle, Robert Patrick 355 Obrien, Kevin Patil I39 OBryan, Paul 163 Top This! Henry Hardin Cherry does not have his back to the university. He is looking out over the horizon. Be- yond the horizon are thousands of uneducated peo- ple who want to learn. Behind Cherry is his dream, a place where people can learn. Nal, Holly Diane IIS, 119 Nal, Kevin Dale 12, Nnle, jane E. 137, 138, 327 Nedd, Kelvin 11. we Need, Kevin 238239 Neel, Hoover jackson 290 Neel, Scott Alan 139 Neel, William E. 291 Neely, Charles Robey 182 Neely, Lea A. 122, 166 Neff, Scott 243 Neill, Kelly D. II6 Nelson, Cherie 230 Nelson, Cheryl Leigh 136, 138, 148 Nelson, Dedre Rebecca 192, 194, 195, 339 Nelson, E. 291 Nelson, Pamela Lou 339 Nelson, Tamlyn Ruth 108-109, 194- Obryan, Kevin joseph 322 Obryan, Mary Michelle 33 Obryan, Starry l-Yfm 339 Ocean, Bill 276 OG3nnell, Debra Ann 214-215 ODaniel, Rhonda jean 339 Odd, Trafy Daw 143. 333 Ogden, Margaret 138 Ogles, laura K. 215-217, 230, 307 Oldham, Bobbie 276 Oldham, john 276 Oldham, john O. 176277 Oldham, Robert Kenneth 164 Oldham, Suzanne 276 Oliver, Lori jean 166, 307 Oliver, Stacy Alene 127, 307 Omega Pai Phi 162 Omicron Delta Kappa 128 On I different scale 3637 369 Index 4 - . ' "-1-ft '.,'j1,j - 370 Index On a health kick 120-123 On the rocks 12, 72-73 Onan, Bemard Paul 170 One family of faith 144-149 One of the guys 253, 164-267 Opening 2-11 Oppitz, Robert james 291 Organization fair 96-97 Organizations 96-155 Organizations divider 96-97 Omdorff, Kirk 197 Orscheln, Wayne Anthony 137, 327 Osbome, Duane Lee 140-141 Osbome, Stephen Larry 171 Osbome, Theresa Ann 177 Osullivan, Bemard Anthony 201 Oswald, Louis Lawrence 307 Ods, Tina Nbfif ass Ottersbach, Timothy Eugene IBQ Otto, Robetrt A. 108 Outstanding in their fields 98-101 Overstreet, Sallie E. IZ7, 327 Owert Ann Taylor 148, 317 Owen, james Christopher 144 Owens, Ricky 182-183 Owens, Tamara Stafford 355 Owens, Thomas Cooper 115 Pace, Geneva Kaye 355 Pace, jennifer Gwen 307 Packed and homeward bound 68- 69 Packer, Billy 298 Padgett, Barbara Kay 167, 227 Padgett, David Allen 25, 128, 307 Padgett, Michael Wayne 339 Page, Cullen Everett 65 Page, Garth Alexander 18 Page, janie 104 Page, janna Lisa 317 Pain in the grass 12, 28-29 Palmer, Karen Elaine 138 Palmore, janet 53 Palmore, john S. 285 Panchyshyn, Constance A. 307 Panhellenic Council 117, 118 Pankratz, Roger S. 29l Parish, Audra Allison 327 Parker, Lisa Ann 307 Parker, Lori lVlichelle 339 Parking 28-29 Parr, Dawn E. I3 Parrott, David Wayne 244 Parrott, Martha A. 136 Paskett, Keith Paxton 208-209, ZII, 139 Passport to leaming 86-89 Pate, Garry 74 Pate, Teresa Lynn 339 Paternosuo, Lisa 168 169 Patrick, Kelli Lynn 355 Pan-iclt, Therisa Kay 131, 317 Patterson, Daniel W. 85 Patterson, Emily 2l Patterson, Katrina Marlene 307 Patterson. Kimberly S. 307 Patterson, Melima j. 355 Patterson, Robert Lewis 139 Patterson, Shawn 355 Patterson, William C. 339 Patton, Traci Denmn 216-117, 230 Paull, Amy lv 189, 339 Payne, Payne, Payne, Payne, Payne, Clinton Stewart 205, 339 Keith Alan 99 lalie 332 Robert Barkley 97 Sheila Rena 355 Payton, Steven Earl 355 Peak of accomplishment 170-171 Pearce, Kevin S. 250, 251 Pearl, Lisa jeannette 136 Pearson, Kimberly Anne 329 Peay, john Alan 171 Peck, Vickie Lynn 166 Pehrson, Matthew Peter 152-153, 154 Penn, Robert 136 Pennington, Jodie Ansford 100, 129, 291 Penrod, Lisa D. 355 Perdue, Kelly Ray 355 Perillo, Devon 113 Perillo, Kevin joseph IIB Perkins, judy B. 273 Perkins, julie Lee 189 Perkins, Lona Lynn 148, 355 Perry, Donna jan 307 Peters, Deanna L. 147 Peters, 196 Peterson, Cheryl Francine 123, 1617, 3071 339 Peterson, jeremy 65 Petty, Carlene Louise 19, 133 Petty, Gina Anne 329 Phelps, john Carl 235 Phelps, Susan Brownfield Phelps, Treva Malette 355 Phi Alpha Theta 128 Phi Beta Lambda 94, 136, 139 Phi Delta Theta 168169, 179 Phi Eta Sigma 129 Phi Mu 176-177 Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia 133 Phi Upsilon Omicron 126 Phillilfs- 511111 Jay ass Phillips, Brian Scott 355 Phillips, Dana Nlichelle 191 Phillips, Kimberly jane 161 Phillips, Mary E. 252 Phonothon Committee 117 Photojournalism workshop 170- 271 Physical Education Majon Club 108-109 Pi Delta Phi 133 Pi Kappa Alpha 171 Pi Mu Epsilon 128-129 Piatt, Doug 250 Piclrard, Claudia E. QI Pickens, Cisie 6 Pickens, jams Edward 244 Pierce, Anna Lee 119, 355 Pike, Paul Wilson 165 Pilszak, Krisa Caroline 133 Pinkard, Tracy Deann 117 Pinkston, Cynthia Ann 270, 379 Pinnegar, William Nathan 148, 307 Pinkston, Laura Lynn 166 Pitcock, jennifer Lynn 307 Pittman, james Maurice 329 Pledged to move ahead 162-163 Plondke, Dan 219 Poe, Debra L. 181, 329 Poland, Bettina Faith 282, 307 Pollock, john Craig 291 Pollock, laura Ann 329 Polson, Kathryn Susan 189 Polston, Gilbert Lee IIGII7, 162, 339 Ponder, james 221 Ponder, Keith Lamonte 355 Ponrrich, Sherry Ann 144, 329 Pontrich, Shirley Ann 329 Poore, Christopher Lanier 163 Pope, Leeman Scott 339 Portman, judith Elizabeth 188, 329 Portman, Kimberly Ann 191 Poae, james Louis 137 Potter, jamie Eleanor 99, 148 Poulos, Christopher W. 205 Powell, Daniel Thrall 232 Powell, Denisa 53 Powell, Gregory Wade II3 Powell, Kelly Lee 355 Powell, Rhonda Lanette 26, 148, 319 Powell, Tammy Marie IQI Powell, Teresa Carol 355 Powell, Teni Lynn 99, 355 Powell, William A. 20, 232 Prather, Lynda 307 Pre-Law Club 136 Preston, Phillip Andrew 183 Price, Edward C. IV 101 Price, Mickey Robert 307 Pride, Charles Louis 307 Primm, Sandra R. 175, 339 Prins, Rudolph 291 Pritoka, Melissa Doe 122, 329 Probus, Steve Allen 133 Probus, Thomas Lee 165 Prue, Daryll 228 Pruitt, Bruce Wayne 144 Pniitt, Matthew Virgil 170 Psi Chi 118-129 Public Relations Students Society of America 112 Puentes, jose Ivanov 307, 339 Pullen, Terri Gail 307 Purcell, Tracey leigh 35, Putman. Cari I-11111 189, 343 Quasem, Rob 118 Quinn, Paula M. 110, 111 Quisenberry, Phillip Neil 163 Radford, joel Allen 355 Radford, Kevin Ray 178 Ralston, jmica Rose 120 Ramsey, Crystal l.ea 144 Ramsey, Dawn M. 262-263 Ramsey, Eric Wayne 144 Ramsey, jeffrey Lynn 343 Ramsey, Terri Ann 166 Ramsey, Warren Scott 307 Randall, Bret Matthew I78 Randell, Susan 136, 307 Ranjbar, Ramin 105 Rasdall, joyce Oliver 291 Rattliff, john Reed 120, 355 Raulston, Linda R. 147, 307 Rawls, Lynn 167, 180 Ray, Charles M. 139 Ray, jennifer L. 116-117, 167 Ray, Niichael Shawn II7, l70 Reynolds, Michele Monroe 166 Reynolds, Vicky Michelle 329 Rhea, john T. 307 Rice, Lisa Renee 307 Rice, Martha Gail 109 Rich, Dim I-V1111 ass Richard, john Paul 178 Richards, Francis 91 Richards, james Stevenson 291 Richards, Melisa Anne 307 Richards, Toya Lynn 111, 167 Richards, Traci Renee 127 Richards, Tracy lawles 126 Richards, Troy David 355 Richardson, Cynthia M. 129 Richardson, Sonya Lynn 191, 329 Richie, Lionel 16 Rickard, jason Wayne 355 Rickman, Sherry Lynn IIB Riddle, Dana Sue 282, 307 Rider, Melisa Akemi 343 Ridley, Roiann IBO Riedley, Angela joan 18-19, 131, 329, 368 Riggs, Elilabeth joanah 308 Riggs, Nlichael Woodrow 243 Rightley, julie Beth 161, 355 Riley, john Thomas 263 Riley, Mary Kathleen 343 Riley, Philip Anthony 343 Riley, Tricia Lynn 228, 306 Riley, Wendela Gay 343 Risen, Mark Anthony 329 Rittenberry, William Todd 205 Ritter, Anthony Lynn 114 Ritter, Donald E. 191 Ritter, Mania 38, 131, 133 Ritter, Regina Diann 355 Roach, Rachel Bemice 308 Robb, An.hur Lewis 107, I08 Robbins, julie G. 308 Roberts, Amy Carol 355 Roberts, David Alan 207, 209, 211 Roberts, Harry Lucian 308 Roberts, L. 291 Roberts, Laura S. 355 Roberts, Lynne Allene III, 308 Roberts, Nlichael Craig 359 Roberts, Richard A. 291 Roberts, Tarrie Dee 166 Robertson, David Wayne 343 Robertson, Lisa Beth 359 Robertson, Stephen Wayne 53, II7, Top This! The 1921 Board of Directors unanimously voted that the school never purchase any more toothpicks. They wanted to try and impress upon students the bad taste in using them in public. Ray, Philip D. 355 Raydon, Susan leigh 158, 167 Raymer, Leigh Ann 167 Rmgan, Ronald 6, 51 Reasons, Karen leanne 147, 186, 357 Rebuilding relations 178-179 Recreation Majors Club 104, 109 Red Knights Society 125 Redden, james Philip 171 Redfield, Doris L. 291 Redmon, Ronald Louis 329 Reed, Charles B. 285 Reed, Marie I47, 281 Reed, Robin Malcolm 355 Reed, Tracy Denise 355 Referees 258-259 Reid, Lydia Ann 113, 343 Reinke, Dennis 196 Reis, Paul Anthony Religion 144-149 Rend, Melissa 122 Renfrow, judy Lynn 106 Renforw, Steven Neal 343 Reflidl. l-'Win 355 Reorganization 168-169 Resdi, David Todd 171 Reveis, Lynda Helene 355 163 Robertson, William Dell 114-115, 117 Robertson, William Greg 114-115 Robey, Cecillia A. 329 Robey, Lisa Ann 3Q3 Robinson, Ann Eliubeth 195, 343 Robinson, james john 171, 174 Robinson, Tammy L. 191 Rock climbing 72-73 Rodeo 64-65 Rods, john B. 9l Roda, Rebecca Davis 100, 115 Rodriguez, Daniel A. 38, 103, 114, 1 16, l37 Rodriquez, Alicia Elva I9 Rogers, james Stratton 52, 329 Rogers, Kimberly Huston 343 Rogers, Sharon Kaye 329 Roggenkamp, julie Ann 177 Rohrer, Karen Michelle 144, 343 Rolfsen, Richard joseph 382-383 Rolley, Melanie Ann 145, 343 Romaine, Theresa Lynn 147, 148, 359 Romanowslri, Michael Steven 58-59 Romer, Sara jill 226-227, 359 Rose, jeffrey Thomas 101, 343 Rose, Mio' 149 Rose, Nick 196-197 Rose, Ray Wilson 145, 149, 113 Rose, Sandra Lynne 28 Rosenberg, Abigail Irving 359 Roses for Rose 196-197 Ros, Alan Perry 85 Ross, julie Carol 188, 213, 319 Ros, Karen Elizabeth 100, 308 Rosyid 313 Row. Marv Lynn 343 Rouse, Sharon D. 141 Rowan, Marlr David 343 Rowe, Patn-:lr Lewis 359 Rowland, Monica L. 149, 359 Roy, Deana Leeann 191, 359 Roy, Mall: Edward 164 Royse, Hanlr 298 Ruarlc, Karen Rene 343 Ruby, Susan Renee 359 Rudolph, jimmy jerel 359 Rudolph, Timothy D. 343 Runlrle, Ben 171 Rupers, Dean Robert 148 Rupp, Adolph 176 Rush, Barbara Ann IO3, II4, 129, 167, 308 Russ, Beverly Ann 354 Russell, Conme Darlene 13o Russian Club 94, 131, 133 Rutherford, Candace Lynne 99 Rutherford, Paula Ann 11o, 329 Rutledge, jerry Walker 255 Ryan, Chnsti Ann 158, 167 Ryan, Erin Rose 329 Ryan, Philip Peter zoz, 308 Sachs, Freya 38-39 Sasabiel, jaclr 129 Sadler, Lorie Shawn 359 Saffell, Robert Thomas 170 Sagiman, Saeri Sailors, Christopher Devon 99, 101 Salisbury, Michele H. 85 Salisbury, Richard V. 119 Saltsman, Scotty Wayne 99 Samuels, Melody Ann 359 Sandefur, joseph T. 291 Sandefur, Treva jo 191 Sanders, Carla june 359 Sanders, David Leon IBO, 144 Sanders, jonathan Clay 164 Sanderford, Paul L. 193, 115-217, 230 Sanderson, Lea Anne 188, 343 Sandifer, Phillip 149 Sansom, Phil 72 Santa Claus 6163 Santiago, Louis Enrique 21 Sapp, jennifer Lynn 127, 308 Sasse, jeffrey Curtis 170 Savage, Trina Renee 308 Saylor, Kimberly Ann 148, 309, 378 Scabbard and Blade 16-17, 124 Schaaf, Gary Edward 359 Schalk, Stephanie Lynne 166, 180 Schardein, Lisa jo Gary Schalda, Becky Anne 119 Scharlotre, David john I9 Scheiber, Elizabeth S. 161, 359 Scheidegger, Robert Eugene 31, 319 Schepers, jeanne Marie l30 Schifman, jim 149 Schilling, Stephanie Rae IIO, 319 Schilling, William Byron 114-115, 125, 343 Schindler, Brian Scott 235 Schindler, Marlr Henrik 205 Schlatter, Gerald Maynard 359 Schmidt, Melanie Kay 191 Schmitt, Kimberly Anne 118, 131, 313 Schmits, Laura Ann 147, 359 Schnaclre, Stephen Bernard 291 Schneider, Douglas Daniel 336 Schneider, Gregory Edward 98 Schneider, john 211 Schoclr, jack Michael l40 Schoelre, john C. 114 In the waning moments of the Topper vs UAB Sun Belt game, cheerleader Beth Blandford, an Owensboro sophomore, looks at the scoreboard with apprehension. The Toppers lost the Sun Belt Conference final game to UAB. 371 Index Q14 nqyq, 4, Hg 'A :fi 3 7 2 Index qw 4 1-vvrj-ml, . Fm Hg' V 'L gin.. f , sail. xr r- ,i 'aff W' -tw e,. '1 -1. .,,.g'f9 - fu 1. .- . ig ix , -4. 3, -fs. NK, rs Q Under the crosswalk between Grise I-Iall and the Fine Arts Center, Bowling Green freshman Theresa Daughter studies for her business math class. Daughter had taken shelter from a rainy overcast fall day. Schrader, Robert G. 291 Schrofder, Sue 196 Schroeder, Kathleen Anne 359 Schroeder, T. Suzanne 359 Schrob, Laura Ann 329 Schultz, Douglas Byron 329 Schwartz, Rodney Gene 359 Skaggs, Scott Anthony 359 Skiscim, Deborah Ann 309 Schwarzkopf, Bob 154 Science 140-141 Scott, Dwight Anthony 329 Scott, Lauren E. 167 Scott, Lisa K. 359 Scott, Lori Jo 319 Scott, Maclynn Renee 343 Scott, Melisa Chase 16, 186, 157 Scott, Sally Ann 343 Scniggs, Constance Leigh 309 58211-1-ldv 356 Sears, Alison Terry 329 Sears, James F. 115, 343 Sears, Laura Anne 309 Sears, Wendell Todd 343 Shacklette, Lisa Catrina 319 Student life divider 11-13 Seaton, Michael Walter 119, 309 Seaton, Stephen Todd 343 Seay, Tony F. 309 Sebastian, Sherry Gayle 3o9 Seger, Bob 22, 83 Sego, Karen Leone 309 Seikaly, Rony 229 Semper Fidelis Society 114 Sendelbach, Sandra Jean 343 Sengkhamyong, Phimphone 239 Senior Dental Hygiene lZ3 Senior, Kimberly Ann 177 Seniors 292-315 Sepko, Craig Richard 1o6 Service and a smile 166-167 Services 111-113 Settle, Roben Allen 309 Sewell, Brian Lewis 359 Shadd, Robin Kimberly 123 Shafi, Naheed 117, 118, 343 Shaltir, Faheem Shareef 319 Shank, Lowell William 191 Shanks, Teresa Nell 343 Shank, Lowell William 291 Shannon, Greg M. 309 Shannon, Jeffrey 129, 359 Shartzer, Roger Bemard 115, 359 Shaw, Ami 108-1o9 Shaw, Jeffrey Raymond 359 Shaw, Jill Carol 117 Sheeley, Vernon Lee 191 Shelton, Marya Jane 343 Shelton, 'Michael Terry 65, 182 Shelton, Roland B. 118, 221 Shepard, Katherine E. 7o-71, 151, 154 Sheridan, Rondell I4 Sherman, Miachel S. 171 Sherwood, Linda Lee 111, 3o9, 379 Shiavi, Maria 148 Shields, Natalie Carol 167 Shina, Salman Scott 80 Shirley, Clarence Edward 343 Shirley, Rebekah Ann 189, 343 Shoney, Leslie 329 Shook, Pamela Gayle 343 Shore, Ira 5o Shores, Sue L, 359 Short, Mary Kay 329 Shrader, Horace 28-19 Shriver, Tommy Eugene 154, 343 Shuffett, Laura Lanee 110 Shull, David M. 291 Sibalich, Gregory lawrence 183 Siddens, Lisa R. 99, 359 Siddens, Sandra G. 99, 1oo, IIS, 329 Sidebottom, Rhonda Jo 343 Sigma Alpha Epsilon 161 Sigma Chi 171 Sigma Chi Derby 172-175 Sigma Delta Pi 130, 133 Sigma Kappa 168-169, 190-191 Sigma Nu 181-183 Sigma Phi Epsilon 178-179 Sigma Tau Delta 128-129 Signorello, Catherine G. 188 Signorello, Patricia Ellen 188, 190 Simms, Ramona Marie 329 Simpson, Lynn Rachelle IO, Simpson, Tyra Renee 3o9 Simpson, Vonda Kaye 136 Sinclair, Henry Lee 148 Sine, Bradley Keith 183 Sirotzki, Jill Ann 111, 3o9 Slezak, John Wesley 115 Small, Leonard C. 145 Smiley, DeannaR. 309 Smiley, John Anthony 329 Smith, Andrea Lou 359 Smith, Angela D. 180-181, 309 Smith, Audrey A. 137, 138, 309 Smith, Cynthia Rhea 11, 116, 309 Smith, Donald Wayne 359 Smith, Dorothy Groce 309 Smith, Eddie Dee 359 Smith, Ernest Craig 359 Smith, Esli James IOO Smith, James Scott 187 Smith, James Taylor 343 Smith, Jamie 366 Smith, Jason Hodges 164, 343 Smith, Jennifer 172 Smith, Jeremy Slate 161 Smith, Lawrence Harold 154 Smith, Lee 61 Smith, Lori Ann 343 Smith, Mark Andrew 343 Smith, Mary E. 319 Smith, Melisa Jane 309 Smith, Melonie Kay 191, 309 Smith, Pamela L. 3o9 Smith, Patricia Ann 61 Smith, Smith, Rhonda Lynn 359 Ryan 62 Smith, Sandra Kay 110-1 ll Smith, Sherry Ann 329 Smith, Susan Winfield IZ7, 309 Smith, Terri Leigh 1o1, 343 Smith, Timothy Alan 111 Smith, Tobitha Lynn 329 Smithson, Annette Kay 119 Smock, Cindy 364 Smock, Jed 364 Steele, Carolyn Louise 148 Steele, Paula Jo Daniel Steenbergen Arthur Brent 344 Steff, Stacey Jean 309 Steier, Rhonda Marie 189 Steinbeiser, Teresa Ann 329 Steinfeld, Steven Bowden 162 Swigert, Camm Crawford 186, 322 Swimming 131-133 Swmney, Bradley Wayne 18-19 Swogger, Raymond Lee 118, 111, 129 Sylvester, Suzette Shereen 345 Stephens, Rene Andrew 164 Top This! Fort Albert Sidney Johnson, located behind Cherry Hall, was in Confederate hands during 1861-62. Once the Confederates fled to Nashville, the Union Army took over. Col. Benjamin Harris, later Presi- dent of the United States, was among the Union officers here. Stephenson, Mark Lloyd 324-315 Stevens, Connie Lorraine 3o9 Stewart, Marsha Deanna IZO Stewart, Mary Lynn 345 Stewart, Scot D. 141 Stewart, Williarn Edward 329 Stich, Mary Carol 345 Stiles, David A. 95, 99, 291 Stinnett, Deborah Sue 129, 319 Srinnett, Gordon Lee 154 Stinnett, Kristy Lee 359 Stmnett , Vickie Emelia IO4, 109 Stinson, Annette Hope 345 Stinson, Kyna Dawn 139, 359 Stith, Jill Renee 144, 319 Tabor, Kimberly Dawn 359 Talk of the town 84-85 Tan, Geolr Hong 359 Tapp, Gregory Paul 381-383 Smoot, Adrian Lee 15, 114 Smothers, James Wilber 343 Snider, Timothy Kirklin 108, 309 Snyder, Mary Catherine 291 Snyder, Rhonda L. 359 Sobotka, Jodi Lane lOl, 343 Soccer 1o4-2o5 Soccer Club 154 Society of Manufacturing Engineers X071 108 Society of Pershing Rifles 125 Society of Physics Students 141 Society of Professional Joumalists, Sigma Delta Chi 111 Society of Red Knights 125 Sonner, Sabrina Ann 309 Sophomores 332-345 Southerland, Andrew P. 144 Spainhoward, Ryan Allen 179, 359 Spann, Kimberly Jo 319, 378-379 Sparks, Linda I4 Sparks, Matthew I4 Spaulding, Stephanie Lyn 32Q Special Forces IZS Special Interests 111-113 Speculative Fiction Society 112 Spencer, Roben Lewis 129, 171 Spencer, Stacy Lynn l30, 359 Spencer, Theresa Gayle 329 Spirit Dancers 131, 133 Spirit Masten 114, 116 Spitzer, Lawrence Richard 345 590111 154-155 Sports 192-251 Sports divider 192-193 Stagner, Johnetta Mcafee 16 Stagner , Paul Alan 18-19 Stahl, Barry Wilson 11o, 141, 309 Stahl, Jerry M. 183 Stahlgren, Lori Cathryn 359 Stambaugh, William Carl 121, 147, 148- 309 Stambro, Susan M. 345 Stanfield, Elizabeth G. 309 Stanfield, Terri Lynn 213, 345 Stanford, Jamie Lynn I3 Stanton, Stephen W. 121 Starks, Andrea Sue 215, 230 Starks, Pamela Renee 309 Starr, Kendra Ann 131, 345 Surf- Mao' E- 99- 115, 345 Starry-eyed students 260-261 Stateler, Jeff Lynn IIS, 309 Stearns, Lisa Karen 359 Stith, Patricia Ann 309 Stivers, Mark Todd 359 Stobaugh, Stuart Quinn 359 Stockton, Susan Marie 11o, 117, 187, Tapp, Krystal Dawn 359 Tate, Leslie Alison IQI Taylor, Avery D. 144 Taylor, Charmaine F. I08 139 Taylor, Christopher Melvin 21 Stockton, Timothy Darnell 104-105, T3Yl0f1 Donna I-Ynn 311 141' 154 Taylor, Donna Marie 348 Stomps, Walter E. 131 Stone, John Scott IO7, 108, 329 Stone, Patricia Lynn 111, 177 Stone, Roben Bryant 165 Stovall, Steve 145 Strader, Wes 298 Strange, Harold Gregory l7l Strange, Jennifer Lee 11o, II6, 329, 375379 Straughn, Stephanie Rae 149 Street, Elizabeth Ann 67, 81, 133 Strine, Cynthia Lee 176-177 Stringer, Donna Lin 119, 154, 188 Strode, Melanie Jo 123, 309 Stroke by stroke zo-11 Strong brotherly love 182-183 Strother, Kyle David 187 Strother, Shelly Edwards 309 Struck, Angela Marie 110, 3o9 Stuart, Mandy 108-109 Student Alumni 114, 117 Student Life 12-95 Student Program of National Education Association 1o8 Students discover its hip to B2 140-141 Sturgeon, Jennifer Lynn 359 Sturgeon, Sandra Gail 177 Sullivan, Laura Lucile 329 Summers, Kimberly Bilete 114, 119, 345 Summers, Teresa Sue IBO Sumner, Kimberly Dawn 329 Sumner, Tamara Lynn 166, 329 Supulski, James George 329 Suthard, Trina M. 329 Sutton, Doris Lorraine 269 Sutton, Gayle M. 113 Swack, John Perry 359 Swain, Eric D. 179 Swallows, Marion Lynn 345 Swatzyna, Raymond John 182 Swed, Christine Michelle 189 Sweeney, Catherine Joyce 147, 149, 359 Sweeney, John W. 291 Swift, Kimberly Ann l4l Taylor, Jeff rey Todd 181 Taylor, Jerome Dean 182 Taylor, Keith Harley 181 Taylor, Mary Elizabeth 359 Taylor, Mary Kathleen 136, 329 Taylor, Reg Lane 8-9, I64, 185 Taylor, Roben Ellis Ill 149 Taylor, Scott 67, 187, 216 Taylor, Teresa Susan 159, 188 Tays, Steven Lee 182, 187 Technically speaking I06-IO7 Teichert, Kathy 236 Tennill, Jim 15-17 Tennill, Terri Lee 345 Tennis 2121213 Testing his wings 74-75 Tharp, Debbie Yvette 130, 331 The classic clash 141-143 The fine art of poise l30-I33 The more the merrier 244-245 Theater 8081 Thesen, Laura Jo 148 They fall into their own ranks 114-125 They see no barrier 76-79 They're bom again greeks 156, 168-169 Thomas, Clarence Lee 2-3 Thomas, Gelisa Yvette I3I, 359 Thomas Thomas , John Wayne 140 ,Joseph he 359 Thomas, Linda Shaune 311 Thomas , Lisa Renee 119 Thomas, Pa trick Allen 311 Thomas, Ursula Ann 3Il Thomas, V Thompkins, Thompson, Thompson, Thompson, ctoria Lynn 311 Adolphus L. 183 Bonnie Lynn 359 Carla Renee 331 Christopher D. 181 Thompson, Elizabeth Carol 143 Thompson, John 11o-221 Thompson, John Estes 361 Thompson, John Martin 58-59 Thompson, Jonathan Wayne 361 Thompson, Judy Lynn 31 1 Thompson, Karen Sue 331 Thompson, Kelly 91, 92, 185 373 Index 374 Index J a I ' 4 V. 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The March 30 snowstorm came as a surprise. Thompson, leigh Ann 361 Thompson, Linda jo 121, 3Il Thompson, Paul Wesley 185 Thompson, Paula Kaye 127, 331 Thomdale, David Scott 263, 363 Thomdale, Donna jo 133, 324-325 Thorpe, Londal Ray 182 Thorton, Carmen 36 Thrasher, Amy L. 244 Thrasher, Emily R. 244 Thunderbirds 22-23 Thurby, Rick Kin 182 Thurmond, Elizabeth Kelly 189 Thwatt, Kathy jane 345 Tichenor, Eric Charles 36, 133 Tichenor, Pamela Lynn 361 'l1dwell, Ronnie Darnell 311 Tiebout, Dean Patrick 331 Tmmons, jeffrey Glenn 345 Timperio, Marie Elena 361 Tinagero, Debra joy 311 Tingle, Stephen B. 170 Tinsley, Daniel Wayne 127 Tinsley, james Kirk 171 Tinsley, Robert L. 124 Tipmore, Barbara Carroll 331 Tipton, Dana lee 68-69, I08, 311 Tipton, Leota 69 Upton, Martha Melinda 126 Tipton, Renea 69 'UPIOI'-. T617 R17 374 Todd, Timothy Sympson 103, II4, 116, 331 Toerner, Cal 147 Toemer, Michael C. 147, 148, 291 Toernez, Murphy 147 Tolbert, David B. 331 Tolbert, Katherine Taylor 291 Toler, Michelle Renee 119, 311 Toliver, Tonya Renee 130, 144 Toman, Frank Ray 122 Tomazic, T. Norman 291 Tooney, Bob 243 Torok, Marria Teresa 311 Torrence, Cynthia Diane 37, 361 Torrence, Tim T. 345 Towery, Elizabeth Ann 113 Towne, Lee Ellis 198-199, 311 Townes, Dawn Raynelle 361 Townsend, Nlark Edward l78 Toye, Leeanne 188, 3lI Trabue. Jwimf Pins 345 Track 238-241 Tracy, Laura E. 114, llf Trail, Susann 136 Tramell, Terry jay 171 Trammell, Chenee Michelle 361 Trantham, jack Evan 179 Travis, Stacey Ann 361 Travis, Tasha A. 361 Travis, Tracey Ann 188 Travis, Tracey Burke 330 Triche, Howard 229 Triplette, D. 144 Trout, james William 232, 345 True, jeff F. 213 Tsang, Wai Ying 361 Tuck, Donald Richard 291 Tuck, janna Marie 113, 120, 141 Tucker, Billie jo 123 Tucker, Tonya Marie 227, 361 Turned home early 230-231 Tumer, Bradford Dean 171 Turner, Gregory Allen 345 Tumer, Matthew lan 165 Turner, Stephen Thomas 147, 312, 345 Tun-ier, Todd Mark 110 Twyman. Kelly L- 3611 375379 Two for cheers 226-227 Tyler, Chris 66 Tyler, Karla j. 311 Tyler, Todd William 361 UCAM Q0-51 Uhls, Lisa Kay 138 Uingeman, Lynne 190 Underwood, Valerie jean 131 United Black Students 1 18, 119 United Campuses to Prevent Nuclear War 112, 141 University Center Board 18-19, 22-23, IIQ, 116 University Scholar Program 129 Upshaw, Sam 111, 379 Urbina, Emilia Lastenia 39 Uvests, joseph Andrew 291 Utley, jo Ann 311 Waller, Melina Lah 345 Walls, Todd Robert 361 Walsh, Steven john 211 Walter, Karen La 166 Walton, Lee Douglas 205 Wan, Mustapha Wan Suriati 313 Ward, Don Clifford 178 Ward, Michael Lynn 361 Ware, Riley 361 Western Sociological Society 112 Wethington, Christopher L. 139 Wertig, Anthony Yent 361 Wever, Scott 361 Whalin, Clifton N. 111 Wheeler, Patricia Oakley 123, 313 Whistle while they work 258-259 White, White, I Vajner, Todd Steven 311 Valentines Day 3031 Vanarsdale, Byron Wayne 331 Vanarsdale, Cecil Wood 361 Vancleve, Tomi Nell 129 Vander Heyden, Terry 291, 378-379 Barry layne 201, 240 Barton C, 172-173 Warhol, Andy 6 White, Cristi Ann 167 Waring, Anthony L. 311 White, Debra Lynn 313 Warpool, joe Thomas 165 White, Dee Ann Baldwin 331 Warrel, Chris 50 White, Duncan l9l Warren, Deborah Eileen 138, 3ll White, james Fredrick 179, 345, 378- Top This! A time capsule located in a Cherry Hall cornerstone contains a photograph of the first president and Mrs. Cherry, a glass tube containing wheat grown on Western's farm in 1936, the seal and colors of Western and a copy of Cherry's book, Education: The Basis of Democracy. Vanderver, Christopher B. 311 Vanhook, Lisa Marie 136 Vanleer, Robert 34 Vaughan, Cathy Ann 148 Vaughan, David Andrew Il 3, 124, 1451 33' Vaughan, jirnmie 22-23 Vaughn, Christy Michelle 361 Vaughn, Lisa Ann 345 Vaught, Thomas Edgar I0 Veal, Harlan Hale 345 Veenker, Beverly D. 281, 315 Veitschegger, Cynthia Anne 145 Velastegui, Holger R. II4, 331 Vela, Robert E. 251 Vest, Mick 197 Vibben, Royce Harold 111, 112, 379 Vickery, Garry Edd 3ll Viergutz, Linda Marie 331 Vincent, Denise Gay 31, 311 Vincent, Linda Mae 3II Vincent, Nancy Karen 331 Vincent, Terena L. ,II Vincent, William T. 345 Wanen, Kellie Ann 189, 345 Washboard 158-159 Washer, Stephen Michael 3lI Wasom, Tara Rene 167, 311 Wathen, Benedict joseph 117 Wathen, joseph McGee 43 Watkins, Brad M. 311 Watkins, Kevin Andre 244 Watkins, Lee E. 291 Watkins, Natasha D. 26, 167 Watson, David W. 182, 331 Watt, Amy L. 331 Warts, David B, 274 Watts, Marcheta Yvonne 123 Wmkley, Thomas 145 Weart, Darryl Richard l7I Weaver, Donald Scott 171 Weaver, lamar Conrad 331 Weaver, William C. QI Webb, Autumn Heather 361 Webb, Carla Ann 361 Webb, Clara R. 311 Webb, Denise M. 313 379 White, jennifer leigh 104 White, jimmie Pryor 154 White, Lisa Ann 138 White, Lisa Michelle 361 White, Richard james 44-45 Whited, Becky 148 Whited, Mark 148 Vinnick., Mike William 234-237 Vollctnan, R. Elizabeth 26 Volleyball 194-195 Vowels, Scott Anthony 213 Webb, Webb, Webb Laura Ann 120, X41 Tammy Michele 104, 331 , Tommy David 154 Webber, james Glenn 232 Webber, Mary Shawn 140-141, 361 Webster, Andrea joan 202-203, 239, 240 Webster, Christopher Wayne 331 Webster, Karen Lynn 361 -1 Wade, April Beth 345 Wade, jeanine Denise 361 Wade, Marianne 311 Wade, Sharon Lynne 361 Wade, Sherry Lynn 331 Waff, jari Hunter 331 Wagner, Harold Barnard 361 Waggener, Eddie Alben 331 Wagner, Harold Bamard 361 Wagoner, james Randall 163, 311 Wagoner, Sarah jane 137, 148, 331 Wainscott, Donnie Ray 164 Waiters, Mary Lou 311 Wakefield, Terri Lynn II4, 361 Walden, Tammie Helen 361 Walker, Nancy A. 3lI Walker, Robert Paul 127, ,II Walker, Sharon Ann 311 Walker, Terry lee 345 Walker, Wayne Bemard 165 , Wallace, Keith T. 136 Wallace, Mary Margaret 136, 311 Wallace, Mechelle Dawn 166, 331 Wallace, Stephanie D. 141 Waller, Belinda Gay 136, 331 Wedeking, Amy Elizabeth 361 WedeL Raymond Boyles 331 Weekend in the woods 102-103 Welborrg Kim Blaine 180181, 188, 313 Welch, james Walker 236 Welch, johnny Earl 165, 361 Weldon, Mark A. 345 Welenken, Nicole 166 Well worth the effort I60-161 Wells, jeffrey Scott 165 Wells, Tonya Michelle 215 Wells, Rickie Wade 331 Wendt, Donald Dean 291 Wendy's Classic 196-197 Wesley Foundation 147, 149 Wesley, Trevor C. 331 Wmon, Terrie Renee 167 West, Bruce Alan 104-105, 313 West, Darron L. 133 West, jeffrey N. I7l West, Karla Kay IQI West, Natalie joy 191 Wm. Vifsi-'lie U2 345 Westbrook, Christopher D. 313 Westerfield, Bruce Wayne 182 Western Christian Student Fellowship 145, 148 Western Flyers Cycling Club 154 Western Kentucky Minority Communicator: 111-113 Western Players 133 Whitehead, Charles james 121 Whitehead, john Gordon 313 Whitehouse, Scott Curtis 170, 345 Whitenack, Lynne 287 Whitsides, David R. 162-163, 226- 227, 331 Whitfield, Marcel lee 313 Whitfield, Mary Leslie 313 Whitfill, joseph Dalton 154 Whitlock, Ted james 154, 178-179 Whitney, Mechelle Leigh 361 Whittaker, Hazel L. 144 jeffrey Glm 105, 109, 313 Whittinghill, lacy Farrell 123 Whitworth, Debra jane 313 Widodo 86-89 Wiggins, jeffrey Todd 178 Wiggins, Karen M. 99, 120, 185 Wilcox, Bobbi Ann 115 Wilcoxson, Angela Rhea I00, 313 Wilcoison, Ckrrie Denise 345 Wilcutt, Shelly Eugena 331 Wilder, Christine Kay 109 Wiley, Linda Darline 124 Wilhite, Doug Hugh 361 Wilke, Steve joseph 163 Wilkerson, Tracy Annette 345 Wilkes, Denise Ellen 361 Wilkie, Douglas Charles 159, 170 Brent Alan 345 Wilkins, Erik Monroe 331 Willrinson, Marlrita 31 Willard, Anna Kathryn 166 Willett, Anastasia Renee 166, I80 Willett, Scott Byron 171 Williams, Barry Allen 186-187 Bobby 206 Charlotte L. 104 Williams, Cynthia Ann 331 Williams, David Glenn 313 Elizabeth 116-117, 118, IZ3 l87v 3l3 james Byron 331 Williams, john David 125 Williams, Kimberly jayne 161 Williams, Michael Ann 85 Monica Yvette 121, 176 Palisa Daphne 131, 133 Rebecca Lynn 313 Regina Denert 361 Williams, Shawna Nlichele 119, 313 Williams, Shelley Annette 361 Williams, Vivan 85, 285 Williamson, jennifer S. 226, 313 Williamson, Melisa Lynn 361 375 Index 376 Index Willis, Amy Sue 331 Willoughby, Brenda Kay 99, l00 Wills, Suzanne Denise 331 Wilson, Alan Scott lI6 Wilson, A115112 B241 3-is Anthony D. 162 Wilson, Doria li Wilson, Fran Elizabeth 191, 331 Wilson, Gordon 91, 92 Wilson, Heather Marie 361 Wilson, john L. 182 Wilwh. K20' 36- 43 Wilson, Kim 22,118-119 Wilson, Kimberly Ann 128 Wilson, Lev LVM 345 Wilson, Martha Ann 18, 114 Wim, Mary Delis as Wilson, Paula Kaye 361 Wilson, Paula R. 345 Wilson, Rhonda Gayle 313 Wilson, Ronnie Glenn 331 Suzanne Lee 195, 361 Wilson, Siuanne lee 195, 361 Wimsatt, Deborah Sue 361 Winehell, Donna Lynn 313 Windham, Rhonda 230 Wingfield, Darla Nlichelle 345 Winlrenhofer, Kelli L. 189 Winner, Andrew Lee 331 Wuistad, Jerald Alan 313 Winstead, joe Everett 141 Wisdom, Kimberly Gayle 345 Wisener, Vidd Denise 345 Withers, Melinda 331 Witherspoon, lanice H. 111 Witherspoon, Vidci K. 214-215 Wittman, Cheryl Ann 361 Witty, Patricia E. Timpany 291 Witty, Randy Kenton 183 Wolfe, Edward R. 291 Wolff, David Allen 66-67, 164, 313 Wolford, Tracie Marie 115, 328, 331 Wolz, Tim Edward 205 Womhle, Phillip Curtis 131 Women'a basketball 214-217 Wood, Brenda Carol 313 Wood, Cynthia Ann 189 Wood, Donna S. 345 Wood, Karen L. 345 Wood, Karman Lane 183 Wood, Nancy Laura 161, 313 Wood. Tf1fVJw1 33' Woodruff, jo Ann 345 Woodward, Eric Alan 139, 345 Woodring, Charles Matthew 170 Woodward, Shannon Rae 361 Wooldridge, Karen Paige 361 Woosley, Phillip David 67, 83, 145, 1491 33' Workman, Diane Michelle 145 I Worthingtori, Gregory Iamd 98 Wredman, Debra lan 166 Wren, Howard Clay 187 Wright, Carrie Lynn 361 Wright, Carrie M. 129, 361 Wright, David E. 170 Wright, Denise Renee 361 Wright, Don 18-19 Wright, Shannon Michelle 195 Wright, Thomas William 345 Wright, William Dester 162 Wumer, Robert j. 92 Wyatt, julie Belle 127, 313 Wyatt, Rebecca Clare 188 P. 5 . 1- Yager, Charlm S. 124-125, 232 Yarbrough, Darren Ray 125 Ymrout-Patton, Erin 270 Yonts, John Paul 149 Yorlt, Melinda Sue 118, 159 Yorlr, Tonya Lynn 361 Young Bankers of Kentucky 136, 139 Young Democrats II9 Young, Diana Lynn 189 Young, Eric Todd 331 Young, Jared Adam 345 Young, John Compton 331 Young, Karen Eileen 331 Young, Kimberly Faye 313 Young Life 94, 147, 148 Young, Thomas Owen 163 Yount, Karen Lynn IO6, 129, 313 Yunlter, Ginger Leigh 361 Zaltaria, Zalaniah 313 Michael San 113, 345 Zeiglet, Beverly Denise 161 Zeigler, Kimberly Renae 113, 169 Zell, Bernadette Elaine 116 Zikus, Lester 250 Zimmerman, Gerald Michael 129 Zoellner, Anne Marie 318 Top This! An outdoor pool, located where Cravens Library stands today, was the largest swimming pool operat- ed by any college in the United States in 1932. An average of 5oo persons swam daily in the 6o-by-12o- foot wide, 9-by-6 pool during the summer of 132. Headed for practice for Western's Special Olym- pics, Patrick Bluett gets some help from julie Per- kins, a Bowling Green junior. Bluett attended Rich- pond Elementary School. we-1, 1 584 - 5' ' i -for Funk 1. 1 iz As the silver ball swings back and forth, Russ Church, a Bowling Green senior, and a physics major, watches the protrac- tor. Church was doing a sample pendulum experiment. 311 Ely. 5.11 wg: . -i-i 1 ff i 41,6111--f.1' 7-91 .A -V 1 . fi -' P.. iv ,K V .5 . ., 1, A : is ' .x , - " . 'E is x .-ss 'Li J-- sw?-. L. .Qin-X A Royce Vibbert 377 Index Talisman staff FRONT ROW: Fred White, Tim Broe- lcema, Gina Kinslow, Elizabeth Courtney, Terry Vander Hey- dem Rob McCracken. BACK ROW: Kelly Twyman, Jennifer Strange, K.K. Cheah, Kim Spann 378 Colophon 1987 Staff Editor ffallj ................ ...........Kim Saylor Editor fspringj ............... .......... K im Spann Layout Editor ffallj .......................... Gary Clark Layout Editor fspringj ............... Tim Broekema Production Editor ....... ................ K .K. Cheah Copy Editor ................................ Jennifer Strange Organizations Editor .......... Elizabeth Courtney Greeks Editor ........................... L ......... Fred White Academics Editor ........ .............. G ina Kinslow Assignments Editor ................. Rob McCracken Index Photo Photo Photo Editor ...................... ......... K elly Twyman Editor ffallj .......... ......... T im Broekema Editor fspringj Lovett adviser .................................... Mike Morse Adviser ...................r...... Terry Vander Heyden six? egsfl' fa .ers- QSW 8 9 -Bob Bnack C UL OPH ON Volume 64 was printed by Herff-Jones Yearbooks in Montgomery, Ala., through an open-bid contract with the Office of Purchasing, Western Kentucky University. Paper stock is 80-pound Bourdeaux Special. Endsheet stock is 65-pound Grey Vivi-tex. The cover, based on a design by Fred White and developed by Tim Broekema, is Colonial Red 41005 with a brush grain and Pewter Grey 41092. The inks used on the cover are Cadium Red I4 and Light Grey 24 for the spine. The words on the spine are embossed with a one-point tool around them. Body copy is 1of1o.5 Cloister. Headlines are set in Optima fstudent life, organizations and greeksj and Cloister Qsports and academicsj. Initial letters are Optima fstudent lifej, Freehand fgreeksj, Univers Medium Qacademicsj, Cloister fsportsj and Brush fOrganizationsj. One-point tool lines are on the top and both sides of every page with a connecting two-point tool on the bottom. Ten percent screens were used in greek and organization sections and in the index. Twenty percent screens were used in the sports section. All candid and feature photos were shot by student photographers. They supplied their own film, paper and were paid on a per-photo basis. Color photos were reproduced from individually separated color transparencies and four-color photos were printed by staff photographers. All individual portraits were taken by Yearbook Associates of Massachusetts through an open-bid contract agreement with the Office of Purchasing. The index is set in 6f8 Cloister and the trivia bits were collected by Kelly Twyman. The staff consisted of two editors, Kim Saylor-fall '86, was selected at the end of the 1986 spring semester. Kim Spann-spring '87, was selected at the end of the 1986 fall semester. Both were chosen 1 by the University Publications Committee. Saylor selected the 1986-87 Talisman staff after review- ing applications and holding individual interviews. Eight staff members attended the ACP yearbook workshop held in Philadelphia, PA., in July J 1 986. The 1987 Talisman had a press run of 2,ooo and was sold throughout the year for 81575. The 1 book was partially funded by the university and was under the auspices of the Office of University Publications, 122 Garrett Conference Center, WKU, Bowling Green, Ky., 42 101. The Talisman is a X member of Columbia Scholastic Press Association and Associated Collegiate Press. i -Dave LaBellc CONTRIBUTING WRITERS: Victoria P. Malmer, Karen Hensley, john Binkley, Darryl Williams, Rebecca Fullen, LaMont Jones Jr., Tammy Owens, Eric Woehler, Stephanie Schilling, Ewan Leslie, Brian Talbot, Joe Medley, Angela Garrett, Kim Swift, Lynn Hoppes, Joe C. Johnson, Todd Tumer, jackie Hutcherson, Carla Harris, Chris Watkins, Steve Ferry, Bettina Poland, Trina Suthard, Buddy Shacklette, Gary E. Schaaf, Andy Lyons, Dorren Klausnitzer, Sandy Smith, Susan Stock- ton, Leigh Ann Eagleston, joe Koniak and Nancy Mur- Phy- CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS: james Borchuck, Elizabeth Courtney, Steve Hanks, Hal Smith, Cassondra Murray, Andy Lyons, Scott Byrant, Allen Hensley, Gary Clark, Mike McCune, Dave LaBelle, Robert Pope, Omar Tatum, Chris LaMaster, Becky McCormick, Mitchell McKinney, Walker Rutledge, Lin- da Sherwood, Heather Stone, and Scott Wiseman. CONTRIBUTING ARTISTS: julia Barry and Eric Lindgren. I -'ft :full 'QQ-A Photo Staff FRONT ROW: Cindy Pinkston, Greg Lovett, Royce Vibbert BACK ROW: Herman Adams, Joe Futia, Tim Broekema, Kathy Forrester, John Dunham, Linda Sherwood, Bob Bruck, Mike Kiernan, Sam Upshaw Jr. 379 Colophon JKEEGQJQQJ-iiJS'i CDF EXLQCODSUJQQE he end was in sight. We were two weeks into spring when the second snowfall of the year fell and caught us all by surprise. As things started winding down, we worried about summer jobs, resumes and graduation. Classes got harder as finals ap- proached, and everyone was ex- posed to spring fever. We took time from classes to lie out and get some sun. The warm days raised our spirits and kept us go- ing till summer. But with thoughts of summer, leaving friends behind was on our minds, also. No matter how much we wanted to stop for a while, time continued on, and so did we. Plans were made, jobs were found and we started to feel bet- ter about what we were going to do over the summer months. Freshmen, sophomores and ju- niors made plans to see friends the next year. Seniors collected addresses, made final plans and tried on graduation gowns. As time passed and the end of the year approached, friends laughed and cried as goodbyes were said. We took pictures to mark the day and made promises to keep in touch. Graduation was the final de- gree. Many emotions were ex- pressed as tears were shed for the memories that we left behind. 1 L I 'li C g ...Mike Kia-nan Behind the Agriculture Center, an early spring sun settles After running one mile to warm up, Bellevue senior Steve Clark beyond four silos. The silos and the center were located on wipes sweat from his face as he prepares to finish his workout. Western's farm off Nashville Road. Clark was an occupational health safety major. A , , f' ml' .W xl ,nj 23 f . 'PP ' Y ' 2553 -M" ,f-"f""4gz x WJ! WSF' e 'JE' dv "F" , ,Maw , 6 .,, Qi , aww 1 ,, ,..r'f"' , ' X A,.,,,,,, S ,Q x A :rf yy. V 1 z vI u'?4,,.. 1' g EW' ' ' 5.9 A gym' H" , ,- - ,ff ' - ,yn 41" NF' ' 1'3"1f"" f 2 1, I 61571 J 522:15 ' :vjfLfgf,:vW"' . , ' 5142? 3"W':""' F trs -V , M. .f .V 4 - f -ff I - lull. , 71", my , ,, , 111 Q ' .w w , f 5 g rill E ul' J f? -nw! f::" a'f" ' r w 4 ' ., , ' ,' ,' wr N es i s ,Ax 7' N? l f Wi' "f z' L' .Sl " 'A ' 1. 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