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In Search of Community
Students gather at the
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High Point University
is a four-year liberal
founded in 1924 and
related to the United
with 100 full-time
include BA, BS, MS,
It is indeed an enormous privilege to
congratulate those of you who make
up the Class of 1997. While there are
some older students, all of you are
truly filled with youth and hope,
energy and aspiration, and you can
embark now on a new journey along
life's way. Every parent, mentor,
professor and friend watches you and
wishes you the very best. You have
worked relentlessly for your wonderful
achievements. I congratulate you on an
honor hard earned, thus well deserved.
To the rising sophomores, juniors, and
seniors. Let me say, I wish for you
God's speed as you continue with your
study and your work. Working with
you is a great pleasure. One of the
greatest blessings of life is for us to be
involved in something that evokes all
of our allegiance. My wish for you is
that you will be as happy in your work
as I am in mine. I know you to be
mature persons - loving, responsible,
I have learned through the years that
besides my trust in God, I have derived
the greatest strength from the
kindness, love, and complete
understanding of loved ones and
friends. I know that nearly all of you
who graduate as well as those students
who remain have learned that. Others
With warmest regard and appreciation,
Jacob C. Martinson
Dr. E. Roy Epperson and Mr. Tom
Llefler participate in the Opening
Convocation on August 19, 1996.
Students share ideas about their last Utilizing the latest computer
class as they stroll towards the Slane equipment, students can surf the Net
Center. for needed resources.
"We, the students of
High Point University,
shall seek excellence in
the classroom, on the
playing field, and in
the positions of
leadership and service
across our campus."
The library serves as a quiet place to
study and work as pairs on projects.
First, a college is an educationally
purposeful community - a place
where faculty and students share
academic goals and work together
to strengthen teaching and
learning on campus.
(from Campus Life: In Search of
Students enjoy the one-on-one
attention they receive in classrooms
Students and faculty celebrate Registering for classes can be a time
commencement and say goodbye and consuming event, especially to new
thank you. students.
Dean Evans and the orientation
leaders take a break and plan their
strategy for the next day.
Assistant Dean Amy Deuterman and
RA Brian Bumgardner review
programming ideas for the semester.
Graduation is a
special time for our
community as we
watch another chapter
close and wait for a
new one to begin. The
campus filled with
faculty, and other
well-wishers to send
the graduates off to
face the futures they
prepares for at High
RA Kevin Shute guides a new student
through the residence hall room
Open & Just
Second, a college or university is an open community
- a place where freedom of expression is
uncompromisingly protected and where civility is
powerfully affirmed. Third, a college or university is
a just community - a place where the sacredness
[supreme worth] of the person is honored and where
diversity is aggressively pursued.
(from Campus Life: In Search of Community)
Rosalind Brown and Marilyn Wolf
discuss health and wellness during
an activities fair.
Spiritual well-being is also addressed Cory Fink discusses a concern
during the activities fair, as students regarding his fraternity house with
set up a table. landscaping manager Chad Thrulow.
Brian Schmidt addresses the IFC
delegates as they discuss important
The Ctiiiipii^ Chronicle newspaper
serves as a source of information and
forum for student opinions.
High Point University
to accept personal
take pride in their
actions. Pictured is
which focuses on
being a part of our
The Residence Hall Association
solicited student comments, concerns,
and suggestions regarding the
residence halls by placing a mailbox
in the Student Center.
High Point University has a
commitment to providing cultural
enrichment through their study abroad
opportunities. Students who qualify
have the choice of study in England,
France, Germany, Mexico, Spain, and
Canada. Special trips to Ireland have
also been popular and educational.
Pub crawling was a great way to meet
the locals and soak up the regional
Dr. Goedeke and his students gather Pat Haun, Dr. Goedeke and crew stand
for one last shot before leaving for before the castle they recently
The semester abroad crew gets a tour
of their new campus in Oxford,
Finally on Irish soil, our travellers
take on the rigors of the airport.
In A Strange
studies the transit
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tourist services to
Being in a group helps
as students learn by
trial and error.
A relaxing stop at an outdoor cafe in
England helps the road-weary
Fifth, a college or university is a caring
community - one in which the well-
being of each member is sensitively
supported and where service to others
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Lifelong frienships form during these
four years from classroom experiences
Greek organizations promote EdCannady, Directorof Safety, (along
fellowship among students who with his officers) help maintain a safer
choose to become a member of one of campus environment forstudentsand
the four fraternities or sororities. visitors.
RA Ben Rooke and Assistant Dean
Amy Deuterman discuss how to assist
students with special needs on the
Students learn to respect each other's
ideas and views inside and outside
Another way High Point
caring is through offering
assists students in
deciding on a major
course of study, resume
writing and skills to help
land a job. The
(Director Marilyn Wolf is
pictured) is available to
assist students with
mental health issues and
Gus Vieria and Pat Heller are friends
and brothers even when dehatingGus'
latest article in The Campu Chromicle.
Students at High Point University contributed
over 15,000 volunteer service hours during the
1996-1997 academic year. Service organizations
like Circle K and Alpha Phi Omega donated
their time and energies to the campus and local
community. Greek organizations worked hard
raising money and assisting their respective
The greeks organized a walk to benefit
the Red Cross Disaster Relief.
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Organizers of the Halloween Trick - Volunteering brings friends closer
or -Treat program which benefits together,
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FCA sponsored a booth during
orientation with free yogurt.
The Easter Bunny hopped by during
the easter egg hunt.
Students volunteer in
many ways. The
volunteer office helps
pair students with
opportunities on and
Pictured is Gavin
Magaha as he assists
Keuth Corbett has logged numerous
volunteer service hours, including
organizing local elementary children's
Making the transition from high school and living at home
to college and on-eampus residence is a wonderful and
stressful period of time. Events are strategically planned to
help each student with that adjustment., .from the fun-
led lawn party to one-on-one sessions with advisors.
Each member of our campus is called upon to reach out
and help make High Point University a welcoming place as
we celebrate our community.
Shalon Hickle welcomes new students
to McEwen as they check in.
A banner greets new students as thev Orientation is a time to share in
arrive at the residence hall. fellowship - what better way than
over a picnic on a perfect day.
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The orientation staff braved the heat
with good humor
The orientation lawn party
highlighted student involvement,
especially the Velcro Olympics.
Hala Qubein and her
mother stroll to the
chapel as they join other
new students during the
Attending college is a big
step for student and
parents alike, so parents
are encouraged to
participate in orientation.
Special meetings are
geared toward parents
which answer questions
and help them make the
adjustment to college life
Will Thompson and Seth Carter whiz
by on an urgent orientation related
matter - doughnuts?
Orientation is a time to welcome new students intc
our community. As well as being a joyous time, it's a
hectic time with new students scrambling to register,
move in, and attend required orientation meetings.
Orientation consists of two weeks of events designed
to help new students get adjusted to college life and
give them the right send off for their academic
RA Shalon Hickles' floor races ahead
of the pack in the mattress race during
Freshmen men flex their muscles at Students attended a chapel service
the tug of war during Derby Day. during the first week of orientation.
Students cheer on their favored team
during orientation lawn party
Some students were braver than
others as they tried to attempt flight
with the Velcro wall during the lawn
Move-in Day is truly a
marvel of extensive
their services in order
to help the confused
new students take
care of all the required
including SOS leaders
assist with move-in.
Stephenie Catts and Joe Cristy take
control of Pat Haun's "Professor
Know It All" golf cart.
The Homecoming Dance was the largest alumni/
student envent held hy High Point University. This
year's dance boasted a record attendance of over 850
revelers. Market Square has been the site for the last
three dances, and this year it was decorated in the
Mardi Gras theme. Caterers served a mouthwatering
array of hors d'oeuvres and the band kept the dance
floor filled to capacity.
StephenieCatts and Seth Carter make Some gentlemen have all the luck on
a stunning couple as Homecoming the dance floor.
Queen and Big Man on Campus.
The dance floor was packed all night
with enthusiastic revelers.
Everyone dressed to impress and
dazzle at the dance. Equally
noteworthy were the decorations in
the Mardi Gras theme with over 600
balloons, carnival heads, and costume
students and alumni,
but is also serves as a
wonderful time for
staff and faculty to
mix and mingle
outside the classroom.
Stephenie Catts and
Dr. Martinson share
the traditional dance
after the crowning of
Homecoming is a big draw for new
and returning students.
Homecoming Week celebrates our ties with our
students and graduates. The Offices of Alumni
Affairs and Student Life work closely to plan events
which will reunite old classmates and include
current students. This week boasts numerous class
reunions, luncheons, banquets, and a parade, with
the end result being a celebration of High Point
University, past and present.
Jennifer Romagna, Jamie Henton,
Allison Brown, and Sue Gessner
decorate the Student Activities Board
Homecoming Court: Jason Horay, The ZTA sisters have their eye on the
Heidi Coryell, Stephenie Catts and grand prize as they cruise hy in the
Will Thompson. parade.
The Kappa Deltas stand proudly next
to their parade entry.
Patrick Sullivan and Ben Rooke clown
around for fhecamera while preparing
and Big Man on
Campus are elected
by student vote. This
year's recipients were
Stephenie Catts and
Seth Carter. Winners
were announced at
the dance which was
held October 5 at
iomecoming Court: Seth Carter
leather Doerr, Bethann Zimmerman
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The High Point University players
presented Oliver!, the hit musical
based on Charles Dickens' Oliver
Twis t. Like every year, the
production went smoothly over
Parents' Weekend, October 31 -
November 2 and boasted record
Widow Corney (Heidi Edsall) flirts
with Mr. Bumble (Michael
Bennington) before selling Oliver.
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Even the leads, Fagin (Brian Ersalesi) The Artful Dodger takes Oliver to
and Nancy (Chase Bowers) have time Fagin's den.
to smile after a performance.
The Oliver! cast members gather
during the last dress rehearsal.
The bar hopping and singing lead by
Nancy created a festive party.
Tony Romani joins the
cast as Bill Sykes. The
premise of the play takes
place in a boarding house
run by Mr. Bumble and
the Widow Corney. They
procede to sell Oliver to
undertakers played by
David Miller and Lauren
Petrosino. Oliver runs
away and is taken by the
Artful Dogder to Fagin's
den, where his
Milkmaid (Heather Doerr), Rose Seller
(Nancy Mayfield), and Strawberry
Girl (Carol Walker) along with the
KnifeGrinder (Brian Witt), sing "Who
During the holidays our campus displays acts of
charity, generousity and fellowship. Halloween and
Easter parties are organized by the University
students for the local elementary children. Christmas
(and other religious holidays) are recognized during
the week before exams through the traditional
chapel service and lessons and carols. By celebrating
our traditions we grow closer as a community.
ARAMARK outdoes itself during the
Christmas holiday dinner with special
entrees, roast beef carver and fresh
Amy Deuterman, Heather Stephany, Parkview Elementary children search
and Sam Beck show that staff can get for Easter eggs hidden in the park
into trick or treating too. area behind the Slane University
After the lighting of the Christmas
tree, students sang holiday carols, then
partook in the treats served by the
Complex Community Council.
Who is that masked man? Perhaps it's
Dean Evans incognito during
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also means celebrating
traditions. Some of our
traditions have been
adopted or developed
just for our campus to
help make our
Students have also
contributed to these
traditions by organizing
events which happen
year after year.
Tradition binds us
together and helps us
remember our history
as a community.
Dr. Martinson, Dr. Epperson and a
helper light the giant Christmas tree
in front of Smith Library after Lesson
There was never a dull moment
for students as the Student
Activities Boardfilled their
calendars with weekly events.
There was something for
everyone, as gatherings involved
everything from personal interests
to high tech machinery.
Brent Ward and Paul Cottrell adjust
the sound for another rockin' SAB
Fall Bash featured free horoscopes Acoustic Entertainer of the Year Mike
which drew lines from 10 am to 6 pm. Rayburn wowed audience members
with his unique blend of comedy and
Virtual reality laser tag was a blast
during Fall Bash.
John Giandoni has a ball, literally,
while participating in human bowling.
The Student Activities
Board (S.A.B.) is
comprised of one elected
officer (S.A.B. President)
and five appointed
chairs. The board is
responsible for all
including planning, set-
up and breakdown of
events, artist hospitality,
and technical duties.
Stephenie Catts and Brent Ward
discuss orientation event planning.
High Point University is more
than just students or faculty. It is a
community involving many
people and many roles, all of
which blend together to form our
university. We work, we play, we
learn, and we grow together.
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Christine Angel Parks
Katie Red ling
Beth Anne Zimmerman
Karen Bland ford
Thomas Brown, III
Jo Anne D'Angelo
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Barbara Mc Dowell
Mary Beth Ritchie
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Ms. Diane Baxter
Ms. Sam Beck
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Ms. Amy Berrier
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Ms. Betty Lou Blount
Ms. Elaine Branson
Mr. Scott Callahan
Ms. Wendy Canaday
Dr. Clinton Corcoran
Dr. Berry Crawford
Mr. Craig Curty
Dr. Vance Davis
Ms. Amy Deuterman
Ms. Dana Dooley
Ms. Diana Estey
Mr. Gart Evans
Ms. Sarah Gomez
Ms. Rhonda Grimsley
Ms. Carole Hampton
Ms. Karen Hardie
Ms. Donna Harper
Mr. Bob Hayes
Ms. jeanie Hazzard
Ms. Katherine Hill
Ms. Cathy Hunt
Ms. Sherron James
Ms. Jane Kimrey
Ms. Alison Lawrence
Mr. John Lefler
Ms. Iris Mauney
Ms. Jean McDowell
Dr. Mark Meier
Ms. Martha Moreland
Ms. Elizabeth Ann Murphy
Dr. Wid Painter
Ms. Christine Rollins
Ms. Debbie Scott
Ms. Joyce Snead
Mr Jim Spessard
Dr. Carol Stoneking
Ms. Carolyn Stout
Ms. Kathy Tipton
Dr. Bonnie Truax
Dr. Hal Warlick
Ms. Luann Williams
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Greeks are an integral part of our
campus community. Strangers
come together and form lifetime
friendships through the special
bond of brotherhood and
After Greek Week, all the Greeks gather to catch a memory.
Phi Mu and Pikes join forces during the tug of war.
The Gams and Sigs bring the Energizer Bunny out for Theta Chi Brothers gather after greek week events
the lip sync contest. to celebrate.
Zetas and Theta Chi form a great volleyball team.
"It doesn't matter the letter - we're all Greek together."
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Phi Mu's strut their stuff during lip sync.
Kay Dee's and Lambda Chi's work together on a banner.
PanhellenicExecutiveCouncil: Bethany Anderson, Jessica
Dauber, Kristy Weeks, Amy Deuterman.
IFC gathers for a weekly meeting.
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Panhellenic Delegates: Denise Canter, Melissa Ferguson, IFC Delegates: Dave Witmer, Pete Vosseler, Chris
Erin Doorley. Vocke, Alex Rabb, Mike Hill, Chad Thompson, Cory
Fink, Rob Flynn.
IFC Executive Council: Brian Schmidt, Tim Wiles, Trip
Hutson, William McDaniel, Todd Rion.
Panhellenic and IFC sit together in the cafe for Rush sign-
An inside view of a weekly Panhellenic meeting.
Front Row: Mary Beth Reichart, Megan Brown-Mull, Casey
Doran. Row 2: Anne Taylor, Nicole Home, Amanda Brown,
Carey Maloney, Denise Boyd, Megan Keenan, Stephanie
Ogilbee. Row 3: Melissa Wood, Bethany Anderson, Lisa
Mitchell, Dedrica McRae, Andrea Whitworth, Stephanie
DeLamater, Mandy Barrows, Nicole Pizzo.
Carnation Sisters Stephanie and Andrea enjoy a night out.
Bethany Anderson, Melissa Wood, Nicole Pizzo,
Stephanie Ogilbee, Denise Boyd, Megan Keenan, Mary
Anne Taylor, Nicole Home, Amanda Brown, Carey
Maloney, Denise Boyd, Megan Keenan, Stephanie
Fall Phi Class of 1996.
Three generations of Phi Mus!
Sisters relax after a tough night at the rock.
Front Row:Karen Onstott, Heather Renwick, Jil] Hudson,
Melissa Graney, Kristi Koonts,Sherri Koorttz, Cathy Beall.
Row 2: Melissa Goodman, Bethanne Zimmerman, Caroline
Sexton, Joanna Jenson, Vicki Devins, Erin Screen, Melissa
Gerguson, Heidi Coryell, Beth Francis, Heidi Edsall, Karen
Gunderman. Row 3: Sue Shute, Chrissa Preston, Lori
Kuykendall, Steph Quimby, Rebecca Toney, April Rose,
Kristy Weeks, Allison Haberfield, Kelly Howard, Brooke
Steph and Laura are best BS/LS team.
Front Row: April Rose, Alicia Romano, Jennifer Sisson,
Megan Hutchins. Back Row: Lori Kuykendall, Karen
Gunderman, Kelly Howard, Kristy Weeks.
Front Row: Alicia Romano, Lisa Mobley, Christa
Hrynyshen, Megan Hutchins. Row 2: Karen
Gunderman, Kelly Howard, Kristy Weeks, Heidi
Zeta's intramural soccer team gathers after a match.
Some sisters are all decked out for Halloween.
Cathy, Sherri, Kristi K. and Kristy W. enjoy Homecoming.
The Zeta sisters spend time together rollerskating.
Front RowL Angela Elliot, Mae Harper, Alyson Mullins,
Brittany Mullins, Susan Prouty, Andrea Waterman, Carol
Walker, Loyda Munoz. Row 2: Shannon Martin, Danielle
Ritchie, Tricia Repici, Kat Martin, Lynn Miles, Tyler
O'Conner, Julie Craddock, Shawna Hart, Stefenie Catts,
Melissa Lansberg, Maria Little, Dara Hesel, Erin Conway.
Row 3: Lisa Cook, Chloe Harding, Allison Schmidt, Kerrie
Swederski, Erin Doorley, Jessie Mclllrath, Jamie Morris,
Katy Whitton, EUie Fields, Erin Delaney, Erin Zivkovich,
Bena Kafes, Erin Stetter, Julie Fox well, Megan Moreland,
Tyler, Julie and Dana enjoy their friendships at an Alpha
Gamma Delta date party.
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Shannon and Mae take time to smile prettily at the
Alpha Gams always do it right on Halloween. Brittany,
Alyson, Stefenie, and Shawna sport their best costumes
at Triangle Billiards.
Alpha Gamma Deltas relax after the Greek Walk.
Erin and Susan prove that Alpha Gam friendship lasts
Jessie, Brittany, and Stefenie celebrate Stef's Pika Dream
Girl and Homecoming Crowns.
Front Row: Jessica Dawber, Dawn Parks, Audra Holder,
Heather Doerr, Laura Lame, Jenn Parietti, Jen Ambrico,
Rachel Neal. Row 2: Amy Coffman, Laura Harris, Megan
Bell, Ada Jenkins, Tracy Tarr, Annie Meckley, Jen Boyer,
Julie Cline, Becky Trout, Kara Messenger, Jen Maricle, Jen
Jardine. Row 3: Amy Herrow, Amy Jones, Lizzi Torrone,
Denise Canter, Kat Krusas, Reagan Chapman, Shannon
Spohn, Shanley Childress, Koren Fox, Sara Matear,
Shannon Morrow, Tayna Jones, Julie Samuels.
Sisters Megan Bell and Jen Maricle enjoy their time at the
Front Row : Shannon Spohn, Tracy Tarr, Annie Meckley,
Ada Jenkins. Row 2: Amy Jones, Lizzi Torrone, Kat
Krusas, Reagan Chapman, Shanley Childress.
Front Row: Jessica Dawber (Panhellenic), Tracy Tarr
(President), Laura Harris (VP - Public Relations). Row
2: Annie Meckley (Secretary), Sara Matear (Treasurer),
Shanley Childress (VP - Membership) Heather Doerr
(VP - Standards), Reagan Chapman (VP - Pledge
Education), Jen Ambrico (Assistant Treasurer).
Kappa Delta rode along with the Blue Knights to express
their support of the Children's Hospital in Richmond, VA.
Kay Dee's are all dressed up and ready for the Sister's
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Big Sis Heather and Lil Sis Jen aren't afraid to get down
and dirtv during Greek Week.
Kay Dees gather during the Homecoming Parade to show
their Kappa Delta spirit.
Seniors Executive Council
Front Row: Brian Schmidt, Phillip Bickling, Brad Harper, Rob Ferguson (Marshal), Britt Zimmerman (Treasurer),
Jason DeCourcey . Row 2: Mike Walther, Juan Gonzalas, Mike Hill (President), Brad harper (Secretary), and Gavin
Mike Hill, Patrick Heller. Row 3: Jeff Riley, Jason Bryan, Magaha (Vice President).
Brian Schmidt, Mike Hill, and Phil Bidding do a little
socializing off campus.
Front Row: Derek Harmon, Chris Craig, Jake Brawshaw,
Sean Kirk. Row 2: Juan Gonzalas, Kevin Schute, Jonas
Peters, Jason DeCourcey, Patrick Heller, Robert Ferguson,
GregGennou vse, Gavin Magaha. Row 3: Britt Zimmerman,
Phil Bickling, Geoff Ball, Matt Lee, John Herring. Row 4:
Mike Walther, Chad Thompson, Eric Giezmo, Brad Harper.
Row 5: Dave DeCourcey, Jeff Riley, Jeff Burnett, Jason
Bryan, Mike Hill, Shannon Basham, Keith Montecalvo,
Keith Montecalvoand Mike McCormack enjoy each other's
company at the Halloween Party on October 26, 1996.
Shannon Basham and Chad Thompson bond at the
The Theta Chi brothers prepare to celebrate Homecoming.
Theta Chis pull their way to another Derby Day victory.
Pi Kappa Alpha
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Front Row: Jason Carlo, Tommy Rodgers, Zach Johnston.
Row 2: Will Thompson, Chris Sleezak.
Front Row: A.J. Deluca (Treasurer), Scott Carroll (Vice
President). Row 2: Will Thompson (Pledge Educator),
Dave Witmer (President), Zach Johnston (Secretary).
Frisbee Team Front Row: Ryan Petrilli, Brian Flinamen,
Chris Sleezak, Tommy Rodger. Row 2: Dave Waugh, Ryan
Coughlin, Bill Woodson, Kevin Kotch, Thomas Feindt,
Chris Giddis, Jason Morgan, Jason Carlo.
Front Row: Jeff Zupan, Nate Stephens, Rush Muzkari, PJ
Santicasa. 2nd Row: Chris Sleazak, Scott Herrelson, Justin
Picklette, Dustin Reiny, Tommy Rodgers, George Vakou tis,
AJ Deluca. 3rd Row: Brian Hinamin, Scott Carroll, Brendan
McNearny, Jake Brown, Alex Jett, Jason Carlo, Derek
Morgan, Pete Vossler, Nate Budd. Last Row: Matt
Coustigan, Will Thompson, Dave Witmer.
Ryan Coughlin displays his fraternity's banner for Parents'
Jeff Overbaugh, Scott Ericson, and Jason Morgan
contemplate trick or treating again.
Jeff Overbaugh, George Vakoutis, Adam Fannon, Dave
Witmer, and A.J. Deluca work on IFC business.
Nate Budd, Jake Brown, Nate Stephens, and Justin Picolet
chant "Toga, Toga!"
Seniors Executive Council
Jeff Goddard, Pete Hiatrides, Dan Patton, Kevin Weyer, Pete Hiatrides, Chris Tate, Ryan Pugh, Jason Horay, Joe
Mike Gelardi, Phil Carter, Tony Pompa, Joe Burick. Burick, Blake Zach, George Ott.
Kyle Wade sinks a putt as David "Ping" Tuxhorn holds the
pin at the gold tournament sponsored by Miller.
Front Row:Hendrix Valenzuela, Dan Patton, John Long,
Brad Leahy, Kevin Sellers, Kelly Harris, Pete Hiatrides,
Kevin Weyer, TJ Chmielewski, Joe Burick, Chris Berman,
Mike Penn. Row 2: David Tuxhorn, Brandon VanHoose,
Dan Miller, Jeff Goddard, Jeff Canady, Mike Osmond,
Jason Horay, Chris Tate, Kayle Johnson, George Ott, Phillip
Carter, Mike Gelardi, Daniel Ho-Le. Roof: Chan Sayaphet,
Alex Rabb, Tony Pompa, Chris Vocke, Brian Nappi.
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Brothers enjoy performing during Greek Week.
Matt Sims, George Ott, and Hendrix Valenzuela pre-party
The homestead of Lambda Chi Alpha sports a new coat of
Several members gather before a community service
Front Row: Eric Warnstedt, Brian McDonald, Trip
Hutson. Row 2: Mike Allen, Roger Young, Wesley
Wright, Landie Hill. Row 3: Craig Donnely, Dave King,
Todd Rion, Ryan Fenton, Rob Flynn. Row 4: Cory Fink,
Front Row: Trip Hitson, Danny Santivasci, Matt Sider,
Dave King, Jeremy Mais, Dan Blackburn, Rob Flynn.
Row 2: Mitch Martin, Cory Fink, Chad Witehard.
Brothers take over NC State at a Lawn Party.
Front Row: Gus Viera, Mitch Martin, Wes Wright, Eric
Warnstedt, Dog Frankenstein. Row 2: Brian McDonald,
Landie Hill, Sha Nateghi, Ryan Fenton, Chuong Nguyen,
Dan Blackburn. Row 3: Matt Sides, Justin Minor, Danny
Santivasci, Brian Staiger, Mike Sourhada, Dave King, Vince
Pulupa. Row 4: Dan Roof, Dave Rawlings, Jeremy Mais,
Mike Allen. Row 5: Trip Hutson, Craig Donley, Todd
Rion, Chad Whichard.
Cory Fink receives his paddle from his little brother Dan
The Spinx Ball - Fall 1996.
rothers take a break from school in the Bahamas.
Organizations are the life blood
of our community. Students learn
skills which last a lifetime.
Faculty and staff serve as advisors
and mentors. Organizations make
our community a special and
useful place, plus they're a lot of
Alpha Delta TJteta
Front Row: Tanesha Green, Melissa Church, Marci Boyd, Davianna Greenwood, Cindy Shugar. Row 2: Hala Qubein, Tara Ebner, Jaime
South, Michelle Holland, Johnna Pettit, Jenifer Coppedge, Jennifer Pahner. Row 3: Lia Carter, Amy Spencer, Molly McBride, Mickey Rich,
Brenna Baker, April Johnson.
Alpha Phi Omega
Front Row: April Kahbash, Kim Stives, Amanda Taylor, Adam Knight. Row 2: Burton Martin, Melissa Bogle, Jennifer Pahner, Tracv Tarr
Row 3: Jeff Hann, Brian Davis, Chris Freeman, Lee Whitehead. Row 4: Steve Bryant, John Whitehead, Chris Rash, Meghan Kline.
Alpha Chi Honor Society
Front Row: Alma Hill, Jenifer Coppedge, Alison Townsend, Brandy Owen. Row 2: Dr. James Stitt.
Order of Omega
Front row: Julie Craddock, Melissa Lansberg, Kristi Weeks, Tracy Tarr, Lizzi Torrone; Row 2; Cory Fink, Brian Schmidt
Alpha Psi Omega (Theatre Honor Society)
Front Row: Amy Stark, Bridget Lanigan, Carol Walker, David Miller, Chase Bowers, Michael Bennington. Row 2: Brian Ersalesi, Andy Miller,
Ron Law, Lauren Petrosino, Heidi Edsall, Tony Romani.
Delta Mu Delta
Front row: Tina Machie, Estalita Gumbs, Jennifer Pahner. Row 2: Robyn Van Hoy, Jamie Walsh. Row 3: Cordell Parrish, Grant Welch, Mike
Wolfe, Bryan Viggiano, Michael Gaster, Dr. Richard Bennington.
Board of Stewards
Front Row: Beth Anne Zimmerman, Marisa Winsky, Sally Little, David Resch, Eugene Liauw, Christian Brandyberry . Row 2:Jessie Mcllrath,
Jason DeCourcey, Ben Rooke, Robert Ferguson, Heather Doerr, Lori Kuykendall, Knsti Koonts.
Front Row: Marcia Dills, Robin Pedrick, Nicholle Johnson, Heather Sinclair,Heidi Edsall, Hala Qubein, Jennifer Parlier, Karen Onstott, Carrie
Irvine, Johnna Pettit, Jamie Henton, Carol Burnett. Row 2: Rebecca Toney, Suzanne Gessner, Lornene White, Tara Ebner, Nancy Mayfield,
Jennifer Andrews, Allison Brown. Row 3: Brandon Parker, Brian Grant, Pete Yunger, Damien Young, Andrew White, Matt Burnett, Sean
Front Row: Jenifer Coppedge, Tracy Snelbaker.Hala Qubein, Nami Matsumura. Row 2: Jonathan Stone, Amy Spencer, Carol Hooker.
Commuter Student Association
Front Row: Heather Hanes, Brandon Woosley, Peggy Dowd.
Front Row: Andrea Dunn, secretary; Zaneta Drej, vice president; Laura Araujo, president; Dan Vianna, treasurer; Catherine Weber, SGA
representative. Row 2: Fadwa Zamamiri, Hala Qubein, Andrea Kon, Ins Eysteinsdottir, Dann Panchit, Daniele Eller, Estalita Gumbs. Row
3: Britt Zimmerman, Phong Nguyen, Kevin Peterkin.
Front Row: Nichole Lee, Leigh Magraw, Amy Klein, Laurel Donley, Stephanie DeLamater. Row 2: Jennifer Kale, Shannon West, Melissa Hall,
Barbara McDowell. Row 3: Brandi Bowman, Beth Seufer, David Tuxhorn, Kalyn Bowers, Kristy Morrison.
Front Row: Aaron Blagg, Zaneta Drej, Kristie Johnson, Laura Araujo, Kayln Bowers, Kristen Long, Jennifer Andrews. Row 2: Brandon
Woosley, Jenifer Coppedge, Jamie Cable, Jennifer Tomasello, Andrew Awai, Martin Majorel, Pamela Garwacki, Abe Dispennette, Craig
Curty, Danesha Raines, Brent Ayers, Jo Ann Solomon, Charles Clayton, Nami Matsumura.
Front Row: Robert Gilmore, Nancy Mayfield KellyAnne Schmidt, Eugene Liauw. Row 2: Kim Envall, Veronda Bryk, Jennifer Gauntt.
Front Row: Kalyn Bowers, Jen Romagna, Amanda Paugh, Heidi Morris, Nadine Stracuzzi, Leigh Magraw, Pete Yunger. Row 2: Michelle
Clark, Leana Layfield, Hala Qubein. Row 3: Mike Wolfe, Allison Brown, Emmalyn Yamrick, Matt Nelson.
Fr R.i Ac
American Chemical Society
Front Row: Rhonda Byrne, Dr. Wid Painter, Jennifer Birchett. Row 2: Dr. Charlie Warde, Laura Araujo, Chris Berman, Jennifer Gauntt,
Veronda Bryk, Britt Zimmerman, Gray Bowman.
Model United Nations
Kateleen Castor, Zaneta Drej, Curtis Miller, Shannon Weinberg, Brandt Hansen, Vearl Williams, Jennifer Andrews.
Gus Vieira, Megan Morgan, Rob Humphries, Mike Gaspeny, Kristen Long.
Front Row: Mandy Campbell, Susan Swallow, Holly Huisinga. Row 2: Anne Carlino, Carey Maloney, Angela Elliot (Captain), Raechel
Bennett, Jessica Dawber (Captain). Row 3: Christie Brooks, Tina Weaver, Monique Shirley, Cherstin Daugherty, Carla Crotts.
Front Row: Melanie Kellam, Jeanme Bejacmar, LaKiesha Matthews, Kathy Castor. Row 2: Rev. James Brown, Laura DeBettencourt, Jessica
McGreen. Row 3: Doniese Collins, Deborah Brown, Jamy] Sharper, Jamille Johnson, Danesha Raines, Ben Rooke, Matthew Kyle, Joy Rogers,
Tennile Leak, Shinita McMillian.
Front Row: Amy Stark, Lauren Petrosino, Astria Williams, David Gysherts, Chase Bowers, Gus Vieira, Ursula Guillen, Megan Morgan. Row
2: Andrea Waterman, Bridget Lanigan, Heather Doerr, Catherine Weber, Carol Walker, David Resch, Jennifer Andrews, Nancy Mayfield,
Sean Mintz. Row 3: Brian Ersalesi, Debbie Lumpkins, Ron Law, Darren Lael, Mary Beth Ritchie, Cassandra Arnold, Andy Miller, Heidi
Edsall, Tony Romani, Leo Orlov, Michael Bennington, Ryan Fenton, David Miller Brian Witt, Don Bryan.
Art Students League
Jason Miller, Andrea Wheeless, Katnna Smith, Cheryl Harrison, Ursula Guillen, Aga Potrzebowski, Masunu Kakizaki, Nancy Mayfield.
Home Furnishings and Interior Design Clubs
Front Row: Christina Henry, Karyn Poag, Erin Stetler, jenny Parnell. Row 2: Dr. Richard Bennington, Shannon Martin, Dr. Elizabeth Dull,
Mindi Brown, David Tuxhorn, Sarah Bennington, Rob Flynn, Drancy Parrish, Brandon Woosley.
Front Row: Maida Shore, Lisa Fuller, Sally Little, Robert Ferguson. Row 2: Dr. Fred Yeates, Christina Brooks, Dr. Curtis, Tim Arnold, Todd
Miller. Row 3: Joe Schwartz, Marshall Sink, Dr. Chuck Smith, Jonathan Stone, Dr. Gerald Smith, Tony Romani, Tiffame Wilson.
Students of NC Association of Education
Front Row: Lia Carter, Carrie Clark, Rachael Gips, Dr. Betty Royal, Karen Teague, Johnna Pettit. Row 2: Cynthia McDonald, Linda Kelly,
Debbie Peel, Sue Crawford, Kristin Davis.
Society for Historical & Political Awareness
Kathy Castor, Jennifer Andrews, Don Dunphey, Dr. Kathy Carter.Kristv Morrison.
Black Cultural Awareness
Front Row: Karen Curtis, India Cole, Robin Pedrick, Kathy Castor, Jamille Johnson. Row 2: LaKiesha Matthews, Anita Spivey, Andrea Dunn,
Astria Williams, Jasheena Moore, Joy Rogers, Tennille Leak, Verron Chue. Row 3: Larikus Scott, Rosalind Brown, Kelly Goode, Tahirah,
Dock, Mikel Foster, Matthew Kyle, Willette Crosby, Jeannie Bejacmar, Fadwa Zamamiri. Row 4: Jobe Beckhom, Rooney Belizaire, Thomas
Brown, Danita Harris, Leon Reels, Danesha Raines.
Stndetits for Environmental Awareness
Front Row: Althea Mottas, Pamela Garwacki, Kim Van Etten, Beth Seufer, Barbara McDowell, Rebecca Harsh. Row 2: Josh Fitzpatrick, Pete
Yunger, Jim Adams, Anthony Damico, Veronda Bryk, Barbara Bickford.
Student Government Association
SGA delegates from campus organizations
Front Row: Gus Vieira, Heather Doerr. Row 2: Tracy Tarr, Brent Ward, Andy Belk, Seth Carter, Will Thompson.
Front Row: Nichole Lee, Meghan Kovalcik, Jennifer Taylor, Jennifer Shalon Hickle, Legislator; Ben Rooke, President; Beth Anne
Holmes. Row 2: Matt McLendon, Larikus Scott. Zimmerman, Secretary; Joe Beckhom, Vice-President.
Sophomore Class Officers
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Senior Class Officers
JeniferC ppedgeStephanieDeLa m a.er,Brent W ard,CarolHooker. Lizzi Torrone, Vice-President; Amy Jones, Secretary; Cory Fink,
rfbf President; Julie Craddock, Treasurer.
Community is built not only in
the residence halls and the
classroom, but in our althletic
pusuits as well.
Pushing their abilities to the limit
and serving as model citizens, our
athletes strive to become well-
rounded members of our campus
Lisa Brogdon shoots and scores The Lady Panthers dominate the ba
another goal for the Panthers. as they take the lead.
Coach Heather Puckett
Asst. Coach Lisa O'Brien
MVP: Brandy Baughman
1st Team All Conference:
2nd Team All Conference:
10-9-0 Overall Record
7-3-0 Conference Record
A powerful offense drove the Lady
Panthers to the lead early in the match.
Marie Wilson powers by her opponent
to approach the goal.
Fanev footwork and power are what
it takes on this field.
The Lady Panthers scramble for
control of the ball.
Front Row: Jennifer Killoch
Middle Row: Stephanie Mays, Sarah Hodges, Lisa Brogdon, Marie Wilson, Douangmaly Panchit, Kelly Ivey, Sam
Laseter, Claire Murphy
Back Row: Emily Eschedor, Iris Eysteinsdottir, Laura Lamb, Julie Cline, Carrie Marcey, Brandy Baughman, Caasey
Must, Kat Krusas
Chad Bailey maintains control as lie
defends himself against a swarm of
Head Coach Woody Gibson
Asst. Coach Jim Rinker
MVP: Chan Sayaphet
Key Player: Sean Forte
player and former
high school All-
Daniel Hole slides by his opponent to
take a shot at the goal.
Tied for 4th place in CVAC
Caught in a pinch, Tillman Darrell
gains control of the hall.
Tillman Darrell takes control of the
ball near the 10 yd. line.
The team celebrates another stunning
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Front Row Jeff Canady, Skip Korotva.
Middle Row: Nick Masoms, Chan Sayaphet, Chad Bailey, John Long, Brandon Van Hoose, Tillman Darrell, Nate
Srenhens Daniel Hole, Sean Carroll.
Back Row: Hendrix Valenzuela, Kevin Sellers, John Giandoni, Brad Bumgarner, Mike Wilson, Chris Burns, Pete
Hiatndes, Sean Forte, Kelley Harris, Brenden Slata.
Melissa Lansberg plans her strategy Mark Klameru:
on when to pass her opponents. line.
heads for the finish
Head Coach: Bob Davidson
Asst. Coach Jimmie Burchette
Men's Team: David Duggan
Women's Team: Heather
Men's team won CVAC
conference 5th year in a row.
Women's team won CVAC
conference 4th year in a row.
All Conference Performers:
Men/David Duggan, Sean
Hildreth, Christian Kell, Mark
Melissa Lansberg, Mindy Cox,
David Duggan gains speed as they
clear the wooded area of the course.
The Lady Panthers give it all they
have got as they hit the home stretch.
The Men Panthers vie for an
advantageous position in the pack.
The Panthers get ready as they await
the start of the next run.
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Front Row: David Duggan
Back Row: Christa Hrynyshen, Shon
Hildreth, Kenji Dorsey, Keith Corhett,
Christian Kell, Mark Klamerus, Ron
Davis, Kipp Garrett
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Front Row: Geisha O'Reilly, Melissa
Back Row: Christa Hrynyshen,
Heather Bowers, Mindy Cox, Katie
Powers, Aga Potrezbowski, Holly
Jurgenson, Kipp Garrett.
Practice makes perfect.
Holly Hend ley works on her powerful
Head Coach Teresa Faucette
Captains Tiffanie Wilson
MVP: Lori Kuykendall
Freshman of the Year:
Overall Record 26-6
28 consecutive volleyball
wins in the conference
Won conference regular season
title and the conference
tournament for the 2nd year in a
1st Team All-Conference: Holly
Hendley, Tahirah Dock, Lori
2nd Team All-Conference:
The team works together to perfect
their sets and bumps.
Teammates give it all they have got
during a practice match.
A perfect set requires quick reflexes
and impeccable timing.
The team works hard preparing for
their first home match.
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Front Row: Holly Hendley, Lori Kuykendall, Tiffanie Wilson, Amtra Lambeth
Back RowfTeresa Faucette, A 1S ha Boyd, Kristen Lewis, Tahirah Dock, Karah Hensley, Pam Plummer, Jamie Walsh
The cheerleaders shout their support
for the women's basketball team. The Panther struts his stuff
Head Coach: Heather Puckett
Assistant Coach: RuthToomey
Captain: Tracy Lovejoy
Macsots: Ben Rooke
The squad demonstates uniform
The squad makes themselves heard
over the roaring crowd.
Tracy Lovejoy roots on our men's
basketball team during a home game-
Hours of practice pay off as the squad
hits its mark.
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Ted Sykes, Althea Mottas, Jennifer Dunn, Jessica Rivera, Jennifer Kale, Shannon West, Jessica Emley, Bridgette Key,
Tracy Lovejoy, Ben Rooke.
Sports Medicine Trainers not only
Rehabs of shoulder injuries are help treat injuries but can offer advice
common. on avoiding further problems.
High Point University's Sports
Medicine Program is
accredited by the American
Sports Medicine students
complete at least 800 hours
work experience under the
supervision of a National
Athletic Trainers Association
Students work in the
university sports medicine
clinic and also serve as trainers
tor college and high school
The clinic utilizes the latest techniques
for the treatment of sports related
Ken Breath evaluates a possible knee
Rick Proctor stays busy as
^^^ Associate Professor of Sports
' IT Medicine (Athletic Trainer).
Dan Tarara demonstrates special
techniques for rehab.
Front Row: Chnsta Hrynyshen, Nikki Tomlinson, Heather Bowman, Kyle Wade, Jason Horay, Ken Breath, George
Ott Mikel Foster, Lindsay Gentz, Stephen Goodrich, Kipp Garrett.
Back Row: Brandy Owen, Kellie Judge, Brad Harper, Shannon Spohn, Mike Seller, Trey Scott, April Rose, Matt Laslo,
Dustm Segers, Eric Drum, Ada Jenkins, Brenna Baker.
The team takes a moment to psyche
up before a game. Tracy Gross shoots and scores!
Head Coach: Jerry Steele
Asst. Coach: Dee Sasser
1995-96 RVAC Male Athlete of
the Year and CVAC Men's
Basketball Player of the Year:
The Panthers aren't afraid to get int(
the thick of it.
Brett Speight sinks one in much to the
dispmay of his apponents.
Tracy Gross prepares to pass the ball
as the Panthers gain control of the
Front Row: Angelo Pipes, Damond Van Weerhuizen, Tracy Gross, Jason Panourgias, Jim Barkalow, Myron Stewart
Back Row: Jimmy Bennett, Chris Hairston, Brett Speight, Prentice Woods, Chad Reeves, Ray Burney, Dave Witmer,
A quick handoff as the team sets up Karen Curtis stays in control as she
the next assault under the net. prepares to shoot.
Head Coach: Joe Ellenburg
Asst. Coach: Jimmie Burchette
Additional photos provided
by David Cox
1995-96 All-Conference and
MVP of the Conference (2nd
time): Karen Curtis
1 995-96 CV AC Freshman of the
Year: Dee Pennix
The Lady Panthers take the floor.
Keisha Boyd shoots from the outside
for 2 points.
Panthers take advantage of foul shots
to gain the lead.
A quick pass will open up a shot on
Front Row: Jan Foushee, Erin Weatherstone, Karen Curtis, Dee Pennix, Tiffanie Wilson, Kelly Goode
Back Row: Kristi Fisher, Keisha Boyd, Annie Miller, Courtney Wharton, Julie Hunter, Kelly Thomas, Tami Ramsey.
Perfecting the doubles formula
for the nest home game.
returns as #1 spot
returns as #2 spot
returns at #3 spot
Team went 10-0 during
Team members congratulate each
other after a good match.
A powerful backhand results
in another point scored.
Making the save during a practice
Striving for perfection before the next
Chris Chapman, Ari Naskanen, Tom Hennessey, Krister Romeyn, Kalle Kuusisto, Vincent Pulpua, Taavi Sursa
A team member gets a little extra help
from the coach. Another ace flys by her opponent
The team finished
15-4 overall and 7-3
in the conference
during the 1996 season
A devastating forehand is hard to beat.
A solid return during a practice game.
The Panthers double team serves up a
Dawn Parks, Natalie Buono, Mc Cullough Caldwell, Christina Miller, Beth Kreitl, Chloe Harding, Andrea Auello,
Catherine Stephenson, Sylvia Paugh, Kristie Johnson.
Fore! Heads up on the fairway. Going for the short putt
1996 Second Place
Conference finish and
trip to NCAA Division II
South Regional Tournament
Tony Romani - three
time academic Ail-American
Don Wilson tees off on the ninth.
David Faulkner sinks one on the 18th
Adam Pranger offers some
encouragement from the sidelines.
Front Row: Tom Moore, Jason Pranger, Don Wilson, Jason Bromwell, Tony Romam, Adam Parson, Eric Trees, Justin
Duke, David Faulkner, Adam Pranger, Peter Santacasa.
Covering third base with style
Waiting for that perfect pitch.
A strong hit serves up bases loaded.
Pitchers warming up before a game.
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Front row: Tom Keating, John Hunt, Matt Griffin, Jeremy Livengood, Joe Cristy, Paul Wirth, Sam Dover, Jeremy
Page, Kelly O'Donnell.
Middle Row: Jason Brennon, Peter Yoder, Chad Schaffner, Brad Southern, Sean Gordon, Jeremy Dowd, Tony Giro,
Buddy Webb, David Ryan, Tim Dixon, Jason Lowder.
Back Row: Brandon Marshall, Jeff Sanders, Andy Gragg, Dan Roof, Jim Long, Todd Dorrell, Brandon Cathey,
Brandunn Rush, Brad Albert, Danny Rodrigues, Jon Hancock.
The javelin crew compares techniques Slum Heldreth leads the pack
Track and Field
Trainers: George Ott
1995-96 3rd place in NC/SC
Heather Bowers tries to beat her
Friendly competition during a
Technique is everything with the
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Front row: David Duggan, Larikus Scott, Kenji Dorsey, Shon Hildreth, Matt Norman, Ron Davis.
Back row: Mike Souhrada, Mark Klamerus, Brad Goldvarg, Christian Kell, Jobe Beckhaom, Chad Baucom.
As the year closes we can reflect
on our community and the
achievements of the 1996-97
We sincerely thank those
businesses listed in this section
for their support of the Zenith
in its continuing mission to
chronicle our community. We also
recognize the hard work of the
residence hall staffs and councils.
Front Row: Raechel Bennett, treasurer; Christine Gibbons, vice-president; Gwendolyn Ruffin, president. Row 2: Caroline Bunting, Shalon
Hickle, Kristy Morrison.
Front Row: Heather Puckett, Karen Gunderman, Rans Triplett. Row 2: Tanya Jones, Brad Harper, Andrea Waterman, Brad Bumgarner, Erin
Bell, Mike Jamieson. Row 3: Ben Rooke, Rob Ferguson, Mike Hill, Kevin Shute.
Front Row: Keith Corbett, Jessica McGreen, Aimee Pennuto. Row 2: Kristy Morrison, Jon Stone, Shalon Hickle, Veronda Bryk, Heida Edsal
Sarah Bennington, Karen Teague, Erin Flannery.
Front Row: Amy Klein, Heath Raimond, Ted Sikes. Row 2: Brandi Bowman, Leigh Magraw, Shannon Newman.
Front Row: Patrick Sullivan, Shannon Newman. Row 2: Ted Sikes, Rosalind Brown, Traci Casceillo.
Colophon for 1997 Zenith
Staff members: Heather Sinclair, Kristy Weeks, Daniel Miller, Mary Beth Ritchie, Michelle Holland, Gary Loy, and
The custom-stamped cover base was #517 Basin Street with #381 silver foil stamp and a Mission grain texture.
Mugshots were taken by Ray Ware of Lifetouch Studios. Sport team photos were supplie by the Athletic Department
and Mike Tuttle. Candids were taken by Mary Beth Ritchie, Heather Sinclair, and Katherine Hill. Proofs and raw
materials were transported to the plant by Gary Loy.
Advisors: Katherine Hill and Millie Price
Plant Representative: Tom Adams
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gjfc King Hussein of
visits the West Bank of
the Jordan River in
October to show
support for the
talks and the
establishment of an
state It is Hussein's
first visit since Jordan
lost the territory to
Israel in the 1 967 Arab-
In November, a hijacked
Ethiopian airliner crashes
after running out of fuel.
The crash occurs near a
resort beach in the
Comoros Islands in the
Indian Ocean. At least
1 23 of the 1 75 people
on board die, including
After 36 years, Central
America's longest civil
war ends when Indian
rebels and military
leftists sign a truce
cations agrees to
Communications for up i
to $21 billion in
November. The deal is
the biggest foreign
purchase of a US
company ever concluded.
Alija Izetbegovic, leader of
Bosnia's Muslim Party of
Democratic Action, is elected
chairman of the country's new
three-person presidency in
September. The election is held
in accordance with provisions
of the U.S.-brokered Dayton
. Canada on
r 25 to protest
cutbacks in social
services by the Ontario
Thousands of people
march through the city
during "Metro Days
of Action,'' organized
by labor and social
A UN. -negotiated treaty
weapons worldwide is set
to take effect in the
spring. The treaty
stockpiling or use of
chemical weapons, and
calls for the destruction
of existing supplies. The
treaty is signed by 160
nations, including the U.S.
r^ President Boris
Yeltsin wins reelection in
July, despite persistent
health problems. After
surgery in November he
returns to work.
^-L The Miss World beauty
pageant, held in Bangalore.
India in November, raises a storm of
protests, some violent, including one
by a group threatening to stage a
mass suicide during the pageant's
telecast A new Miss World is crowned
A pipe bomb explodes in
Centennial Olympic Park after
the first day of competition at the
Summer Olympics in Atlanta. Flags fly
at half-mast to mourn the 1 person
killed and more than 100 injured
^^ Pope John Paul II undergoes
7^ surgery for an inflamed
appendix in October His chief surgeon,
Dr Francesco Crucitti. announces that
the 78-year-old leader of the Roman
Catholic Church is free from "previously
undiscovered serious ailments."
~-^ In a group so
large it could be
tracked by satellite
hundreds of thousands
of refugees abandon
camps in Zaire in
November and begin a
lourney home to
Rwanda, which they had
fled to escape a civil
war Closing of the
camps forces the
refugees to flee
r' m Mass graves containing the
bodies of Muslims, allegedly
murdered by Serbs in 1 992 during the
Bosnian civil war, are excavated in
Bosnia-Herzegovina throughout the
year as a shaky peace negotiated in
1 995 continues
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above the Atlantic
Ocean, killing all 230
passengers and crew
members. The Boeing
747-100 was en route
to Paris from New
York. The cause of
the explosion remains
blamed for a truck bomb
that kills 19 U.S. service
people on June 25 in
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.
Mourners grieve at a
memorial service held in
Khobar, Saudi Arabia
^-L More than 300 Tutsi refugees
in the African country of
Burundi are slain by Hutus, a rival
ethnic group The covered bodies,
mostly women and children, illustrate
the ferocity of the conflict
Benjamin Netanyahu wins
the May 1 996 election for
Prime Minister, defeating Prime
Minister Shimon Peres, whom
many Israelis think is making too
many concessions to Israels
The U.S. Army issues
* .tilt I. now polioioi, lor rlnll
instructors and female
trainees. as hunrlretls nl
complaints of sexual
harassment are revealed
in November Drill
required to leave theii
doors oui'n il .1
female ie ineide,
.mil women must
travel in pail ■
mi • iiK nl
veterans i :omplain ol
illnesses since the 1991
i 'it', i. hi Gulf w. ii', the
Pentagon warns they
may have been exposed
in chemical weapons,
ihi' Pentagon reveals
that n| i to two tons of
'.,n in nerve gas in.iy heve
In Til H'Iimm'iI
Six year old beauty
pageant qui Jonl lanel
Ramsey is found
i iii 'i "ii in the
basement ol her parents'
Colorado homo the day
after Chi istmas i ler
death raises a nationwide
iwai i.'iioss of
i onti oversiel youth
S| leaker ol the I Ii luse
Nnwt Gingrich (R Georgia]
is fined $300,01 in m .1
In partisan voir after the
1 ii iuse Ethics
Committee b year long
investigetii ito allagi id
fini al improprieties
,-4. Bind Jua, a
r" gorilla at
Zoo, becomes a hero
when she rescues a
3-year-old boy knocked
unconscious after falling
1 8 feet into the ape
enclosure. The boy
suffers brain contusions
but soon recovers.
^.i^ Former UN ambassador
T^ Madeleine Albright is
nominated for Secretary of State by
President Clinton on December 5.
Confirmed in office in January
1 997, Albright is the first woman
to head the State Department
Robert Allison Contact Piess Images
^J^ Seven-year-old pilot Jessica
^^ Dubroff is killed when her
Cessna airplane crashes shortly
after take-off in bad weather from
the Cheyenne, Wyoming airport
Her flying instructor and her father,
the plane's two passengers, are
also killed in the April 1 996 crash
f-L Theodore Kaczynski, alleged
T^ to be the "Unabomber, ' who
killed 3 people and wounded
more than 20 others with mail
bombs since 1 978, is arrested in
Montana in April 1996 Information
provided by Kaczynski's brother
leads to the arrest
^ On August 1 1 , a
w y boater rescues
1 0-year-old Taylor
Touchstone from the
snake- and alligator-
infested waters of a
Florida swamp 14 miles
away from where he
disappeared August 7
and badly scratched,
the autistic boy
^L One of the
^T^ longest armed
stand-offs in U.S.
history occurs outside
between the FBI and
members of an anti-
calling itself the
Freemen. The 81 -day
siege ends peacefully
of Oregon's Interstate
5, creating a 40-foot-
deep sinkhole, into
ich two semitrailer
■ AP/Wide World
~\ forest fires
blacken more than
twice the acreage lost
to fires in an average
Montana and Oregon
are particularly hard hit
M- .. .
Kurt Miikr H.. Press-Enterprise
urity guard Richard Jewell
vestigated as a suspect in
July Olympic Park bombing. After
three months of medio frenzy, during
which Jewell is a virtual prisoner in
his home, the U.S. Justice
Department admits there is no
evidence against him.
e is suspended from
his Lexington, North V
for violating the city
schools' sexual condu
guidelines — he kissed a fei
classmate. Prevette is quickly
reinstated after a nationwide
controversy over the suspei
I Jefferson Clinton
defeats Republican Bob
Dole and Independent
H Ross Perot to
become the 42nd
president of the U.S
and the last president of
the 20th century
Clinton is the first
Franklin Roosevelt to
be reelected to a
r ^ A civil |ury finds former football
I star J Simpson liable for the
June 12, 1994 wrongful deaths of his
ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and
her friend, Ronald Goldman In a
unanimous verdict, the |ury awards
$8.5 million in compensatory damages
to Goldman's parents The Brown and
Goldman families are each awarded
]12 5 million in punitive damages
The Citadel. South
l Carolina's traditionally
all-male military academy,
admits four women, including
Petra Loventinska (left) and
Jeanie Montavlos. Montavlos
and another female cadet later
drop out. citing harassment
and "sadistic" hazing.
^ All 110 people aboard a
T~^ ValuJet DC-9 are killed in
May 1 996 when a fire breaks
out in the cargo hold The plane,
en route from Miami to Atlanta,
crashes and disappears almost
completely into the Florida
Everglades, making it difficult for
workers to retrieve wreckage
( - L Topsail Beach, a town on an
island off the coast of North
Carolina, is one of many Eastern
locations hit hard by Hurricane Bertha
in July Six powerful hurricanes, all with
winds over 110 miles per hour made
1 996 a near-record year doing S3 5
billion in damage in the U.S.
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Shannon Lucid (right)
spends 1 88 days in
after joining the crew of
the Russian space
skeleton discovered in
July near Richland,
Washington is the oldest
and most intact set of
human bones ever
discovered in North
America. Research is
as the tribes from the
grounds where ft is
found claim the
skeleton as an
ancestor and want the
Trauma Seal, a new
medical adhesive that is
applied like a lip-balm
stick, is in clinical trials at
10 hospitals and health
could eliminate stitches
and return visits.
New York Police
begin wearing three-
pound, infrared cameras,
scouting out potentially
dangerous areas before
police officers enter the
scene. Handlers are
vests for the dogs
A new category of animal
is discovered in the form
of bacteria that live on
the lips of lobsters.
Symbion pandora, which
lives on food scraps
from lobster lips, is called
"the zoological highlight
of the decade."
~-L Videogame giant Nintendo
^T^ releases its long-awaited
Nintendo B4, a new hardware
system that draws players into the
game and moves three times
faster than any existing system
c -k An expedition to raise the
Titanic, the legendary
"unsinkable" ocean liner that sank
on its maiden voyage in 1912,
from its North Atlantic grave more
than two miles deep, ends in failure
in August due to rough seas
f~ L In August, scientists
discover evidence of
bacteria-like life on a meteorite
found in 1 984 and believed to be
part of the crust of Mars 4 5 billion
years ago It is the first possible
proof that life is not unique to Earth
^js of wind,
pollution and time, ft
is located in Giza near
the giant pyramids.
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named Sojourner, is
Mars Pathfinder, an
launched in December.
Soiourner, a free-roving
probe the size of a
child's wagon, will
photograph the Martian
surface and determine
the composition of
rocks on Mars.
become one of
the year's hottest-selling
products Owners find
the savings of not
paying for cable
services cover the cost
within a few months
EchoStar Communications Corp
Aquarium opens a new
wing in March 1 996
The million-gallon indoor
ocean showcases the
marine life of the
outer reaches of
Monterey Bay, 5 to
BO miles offshore
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ger and mor
releasing skin pat
called Androderm is
prescribed by m
Jl An "oxygen bar" in
X Toronto. Canada allows
patrons to pay $1 6 to spend
20 minutes breathing pure
oxygen The owners of the Oj
Spa Bar claim the treatment is
a healthy way to reinvigorate
the body and offer fruit "flavors'
to liven up the experience.
Mary Leakey, shown with
husband Louis Leakey in a 1 959
photograph, dies in December
Discoveries by the Leakeys
throughout their careers are
some of the most important
gja^^^ in paleoanthropologies!
history Her greatest
discovery was a tra
of 3 7-million-year-
old footprints, which
upright far earlier
r -^ The Hubble Space Telescope
captures new images of
quasars, the universe's most powerful
and baffling phenomena Previously
thought only to exist in colliding
galaxies, new pictures indicate
quasars can also exist in undisturbed
galaxies — causing astronomers to
revisit their theories
Rozello dies on December
6. Rozelle is credited
professional football into
America's top spectator
Bport, and with inventing
the Super Bowl.
launches his own
Jordan Cologne. Demand
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high that manufacturer
Bijan Fragrances limits
sales to 1 2 bottles
The ever-present Cindy
Crawford releases a
book on applying
make-up. Basic Face
enjoys a long run on the
The National Women's
Hall of Fame opens in
Seneca Falls, New York,
inducting 1 1 women,
including author Louisa
May Alcott. and Oveta
Culp Hobby, the nation's
first female colonel.
Archbishop of Chicago,
Bernardin dies of
pancreatic cancer in
was known tor being a
reconciler in churches
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and modern culture, as
well as for speaking out
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Letterman (right), who
had been hinting at
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"The Late Show"
r^ - Mother Teresa, 1979
i Nobel Peace Prize winner,
suffers a heart attack in late
December. It is the 86-year-old
Roman Catholic nun's fourth
serious illness in 1 996
(-k In April 1996, singer
I Michael Jackson is seen
escorting a woman later identified
as Debbie Rowe. an employee of
Jackson's plastic surgeon In
November, Jackson announces
that he and Rowe are married and
that she is carrying his child
_^J* Music megastar Madonna
T gives birth to Lourdes Maria
Ciccone Leon, a 6-pound, 9-ounce girl,
on October 1 4 Madonna's big year
continues when she wins a Golden
Globe for her rale in Andrew Lloyd
Webber's on-screen rendition of the
_*0 In October, TV talk-show host
I Jenny Jones testifies during the
Michigan murder trial of Jonathan
Schmitz Schmitz was accused of killing
Scott Amedure, who revealed romantic
feelings for Schmitz during a March
1995 taping of a "Jenny Jones Show"
^a In a small.
on an island off the
coast of Georgia, John
F Kennedy Jr marries
Carolyn Bessette, a
Calvin Klein publicist, in
who dated Bessette for
two years, had long
been considered one
of the world's most
lal athlete to
h, lighting the
lpic flame at the
ning of the
impics in Atlanta
More than 4.000
items owned by former
First Lady Jacquelyn Kennedy
Onassis and President John F.
Kennedy are auctioned off in
April 1996, including a
necklace of simulated pearls
shown in this 1 962
photograph. The fake pearls,
valued at $5CO to $700. sell
for $21 1 ,500, bringing the
auction total to $34 5 million
Universal City Irom Shooting Sta
America at the
1 9S6 pageant on
appears in her final
on as mystery writer Jessica '
Fletcher on CBS's "Murder, She
Wrote." The hugely successful
show ran for 12 seasons.
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the Los Angeles Lakers
straight out of high
school, signing a multi-
million dollar co
during the team
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gj i New York Yankees fan Jeffrey
I Maier interferes with a fly ball
during game one of the American
League Championship Series on
October 9 The ht is ruled a
home run, tying the game 4 to 4 in
the eighth inning and making Maier
New York's hero for a day.
~fa Veteran comedian George Burns
I dies in March 1996. |ust weeks
after reaching the age of 100 The
legendary Burns won an Oscar, an Emmy
and a Grammy Award in an illustrious
career dating back to vaudeville
^^ As a stand against the invasion
of his privacy, George Clooney,
star of NBC's "ER," boycotts
Paramount's "Entertainment Tonight"
after its sister show "Hard Copy" runs
unauthorized footage of the actor's
Tom Cruise stars in
Jerry Maguire, a
romantic comedy about a
sports agent who
decides to change his
shallow ways, and
spends the rest of the
movie trying to regain his
success. It is a
breakthrough role for
Cruise, who is
normally depicted as
a cocky winner.
To honor the 20th
anniversary of its
release, producer George
Lucas issues a "remade"
Star Wars, with new
special effects and
Lucas' grand plan calls
for a nine-film cycle,
Kenneth Branagh plays
Hamlet in his star-
studded remake of
Despite running four
hours, the movie is a
critical and box-office
NBC's Thursday night
drama "ER" features
television's first HIV-
character. Jeanie Boulet,
a physician's assistant
played by Gloria Reuben,
is relatively open about
her condition and helps
confront the stigma
Wl»"'» ilb '
Scott Adams' Dilbert. the
comic strip about office
politics, captures the nation's
imagination In book form, The
Dilbert Principle becomes a
-^ Patrick Stewart
(left) and Brent
Spiner [right] star in
Star Trek: First Contact,
a movie featuring
characters from the TV
show "Star Trek: The
Paramount Piclures Irom Kobal
J k Actors Winona Ryder and
T^ Daniel Day-Lewis star in The
Crucible, which opens in December
The screen adaption of Arthur
Miller's famous play about the
Salem witch trials is written by
Arthur Miller himself
r-^ Academy Award-
T^ winning actor
Tom Hanks' first effort
at directing receives
critical praise when
That Thing You Do!, a
movie about the
meteoric rise and fall of
a 1960s rock band,
opens in October.
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Jfc Model Brooke Shields (center)
moves to television in NBC's
"Suddenly Susan," a sit-com premienng
in September Shields plays a columnist
opposite magazine editor Judd Nelson
g-j| Sherry Stnngfield, Dr Susan
^T" Lewis on NBC's "ER," leaves
the show at the peak of her
character's popularity. In her final
episode, when Dr Mark Greene,
played by Anthony Edwards, declares
his love for Susan, the show gamers
its highest ratings ever
I publishes The
\ Lost World, a
| sequel to
generate just as
much hype, with a movie
already in the works.
NBC from Shooting Stai
_^m Explosive special
audiences to their seats
as they watch
one of summers
r -A ) Bugs Bunny and Chicago Bulls
basketball star Michael Jordan
share top billing in Space Jam, a
partially animated feature film that
opens in late November
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J Actors Brad Pitt [left) and
Jason Patnc star in
Sleepers, a film about four men and
their extraordinary scheme to
revenge the abuse they experienced
as boys The controversial movie
also stars Dustin Hoffman, Robert
De Niro and Kevin Bacon
.j and Claire
star as the
jvers in the film
Tom Cruise stars in |
Mission: Impossible, based 1
on the 1 960s and 70s television s
series of the same name. Despite
critical put-downs, the movie is a
huge box-office hit.
■ John Lithgow [front right]
earns both an Emmy and a
Golden Globe Award for Best Actor
in a Comedy Series in NBC's "3rd
Rock From the Sun," a sit-com
about a family of aliens living in
_^^ America's favorite sit-com
^ father. Bill Cosby, enpys the
success of his new CBS show, "Cosby ."
In January 1997, however, tragedy
strikes as Cosby's son Ennis is killed in
Los Angeles in an apparent
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in ABC's "Spin
the inner worki
_^L Stars Bill Paxton and Helen
Hunt flee a tornado of
awesome proportions in Twister,
another summer blockbuster,
which tells the story of storm
chasers highly devoted to studying
the inner workings of tornadoes
Folk and blues artist
Tracy Chapman returns
to the scene in 1 996
with the single "Give
IVIe One Reason. '
Chapman receives five
Grammy nominations in
The artist formerly
known as Prince
Emancipation, a three-
hour, three-CD album,
in honor of his release
from his Warner Bros,
Guitarist Slash of Guns
N' Roses forms his own
band. His new group,
Slash's Blues Ball, is a
six-man blues band
grounded in the blues-
based hard rock of
Rocker Sheryl Crow joins
the ranks of musicians
who have had their
albums banned from
Wal-Mart The retail
giant objects to a lyric
alleging that kids kill each
other with guns they
obtained from the store.
r-X The Beatles' Anthology 3.
I the third and final album
from the reunited remaining
members of the band, is released
in November Following the example
of their two previous anthologies,
Anthology 3 sells in record
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T superstars bam
(left) and Noel Gallagher
cancel the remainder of
a U.S. concert tour in
September amid rumors
that their band, Oasis, is
breaking up. Denying the
reports, the brothers
announce they will
release a new album in
the summer of 1997
a new album, ,
Jucldy Bank* of the Wiuhkah, In
' ir. Tha alburn contains 17 f 1 -
tracks recorded between 1989
tha 1 984 suicide of stager Kurt
Jane Huntington, LGI
-J_« Bush, a British rock group with
T an American "grunge" sound,
tours the U.S. to promote their album
Sixteen Stone. They release another
chart-topping album, Razorblade
Suitcase, in the winter.
pose as the band kicks off a reunion
tour with a June 28 concert in
Detroit The tour marks the first
time the original members of the
band perform together since 1979
(- + Canadian pop artist Celine
I Dion tops the charts in
1 996 with the album Falling Into
You, which sells more than 1 6
million copies worldwide
^k After 10 years of separation, members
I of the band Van Halen are reunited with
their former lead singer, David Lee Roth [right],
at the MTV Video Music Awards in September
Roth later claims he thought he was repining
the band, who chose a different lead singer.
gj k Heavy metal band Metallica
I is the headlining act for the
summer concert Lollapalooza,
traditionally an alternative-rock
show. Metallica remains high-
profile, winning an MTV award for
the year's Best Hard Rock Video
-^ No Doubt, fronted by lead
singer Gwen Stefani, releases
Tragic Kingdom, which includes such
chart-toppers as "Just a Girl,"
"Spiderwebs." and "Don't Speak "
Counting Crows' second alburn.
Recovering the Satellites, is
released in October The long awaited
follow-up to 1 993's August and
Everything After debuts at number one
on the charts
t -^ George Strait is honored by the
^\ Country Music Association in
October with three maior awards —
Single of the Year for "Check Yes or
No," Album of the Year for Clear Blue
Sky, and Male Vocalist of the Year
Slj'/h .Minings Lbl
Jfc Alanis Monssette's Jagged
^\ Little Pill reigns the charts,
becoming the all-time top-selling
album by a female artist.
Morissette also dominates the
1996 Grammys by winning four
awards, including Best Album
James L. Lance. LG
■-^ The hit
"Where It's At"
kicks off the new
Odelay, which is
released to popular and
critical acclaim. Spin maga
awards Beck Artist of the Year
dubbed the "godfather of 'gangsta'
rap," begins distancing himself from
hard-core rap. "Been There, Done
That," his break-away anthem,
premieres on MTV in September.
sensation LeAnn Rimes is
Inominated for the Country Music
■Association's Horizon Award after
Ithe breakthrough success of her
[single "Blue " The popular new star
is often compared to country
(music legend Patsy Clme.
Adventures in H'hFi, the
group's first recording j
since 1994's Monster,
is released by Warner
Bros, in September.
The Wallflowers, i_._
Jakob Dylan, son of
legendary folk artist Bob
Dylan, release Bringing Down
the Horse, which features hit
singles "One Headlight" and "I
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gj| Toni Braxton's second album,
^r Secrets is released in summer
1 996 Braxton wins RS.B Single of the
Year for "Let It Flow" at the Billboard
Music Awards in the fall
(^^ The music world is stunned in
September by the death of
rapper Tupac Shakun killed in a drive-by
shooting in Las Vegas. Speculations as
to the killers motive abound, but the
year ends with no answers and
Tennis pro Pete Sampras
wins the eighth grand-
slam title of his career
at the U.S. Open in
September. Steffi Graf
wins the U.S. Open
Women's title, beating
Man ca Se es
Pro boxer Mike Tyson
loses his Heavyweight
Champion of the
World title to Evander
Hotyfteld in a November
match. Hotyfield, a
former two-Ome world
champion, reclaims his
title in the surprise win.
Chicago Bulls star
Dennis Rodman furthers
reputation by kicking a
photographer in the
groin during a game
against the Minnesota
Timberwotves in January
1997. Rodman is
suspended for up to 1 1
games without pay.
costing him more than
S1 million, in addition to
a $25,000 fine to the
NBA. as well as a
settlement with the
Baltimore Orioles second
Alomar is suspended for
five games, deferred to
the 1997 season, when
he spits on an umpire
dunng a heated
argument over a
questionable call in the
National League play-offs.
Controversy ensues over
the leniency of the
, The New York
r"^ Yankees win the
World Series, beating
the Atlanta Braves in a
four-game sweep, after
losing the first two
games. It is the first
series title for the
Yankees since 1978
Team USA wins the World
Cup of Hockey, beating
Canada 5-2 in the final. Eight
teams from Canada, Europe and
the US participate in the
World Cup, which replaced the
Al Bello, Allsport
ptayoffs. The fvtai (
n the series rem
goal in t
Al Bello Allsport
-4 Twenty-year-old golfing
phenom Eldnck "Tiger"
Woods turns pro in August, making
the transition from exceptional
amateur golfer to well-endorsed
professional, including a deal
with Nike worth an estimated
^^ Paul Motor of the
^T^ Minnesota Twins becomes
the 21st player in major league
history to reach 3,000 career
hits. The milestone is reached in
September, when Motor triples
against Kansas City Royals rookie
pitcher Jose Rosado
_c^*^ Race car driver Terry Labonte
wins NASCAR's Winston Cup
championship with a total of 4,657
points after finishing fifth in the
final race, the Napa 500, at the
Atlanta Motor Speedway
. Led by quarterback Brett
Favre, the Green Bay Packers
beat the New England Patriots 35-21
in Super Bowl XXXI at the Louisiana
Superdome It is the Packers' first
Super Bowl since 1968
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^_^ The U S
gymnastics team takes
the gold at the Summer
Olympics Kern Strug,
second from right, is
the heroine of the
competition, landing her
final vault despite a
dislocated left ankle
Am U S swimmer
1 Amy Van Dyken
wins the women's
1 0O-meter butterfly
event at the Olympic
Games with a time of
59.1 3 seconds Van
Dyken wins a total of
l ~ _. The Chicago Bulls win their
fourth NBA championship in six
years as they defeat the Seattle
SuperSonics in game six of the NBA
finals on June 1 6.
the gold medal
j L April 1 996 marks the
^1^ 1 0Oth running of the
Boston Marathon. More than
38,000 contenders participate.
*— Olympic swimmer Tom
Dolan captures another
gold for the U.S. as he wins
the 400-meter individual medley
on July 21 Dolan wins with a
time of 4:14.90.
,-J | Minnesota Twins star
^T"^ centerfielder Kirby Puckett
announces his retirement from
baseball in July. A serious eye
ailment forces Puckett to give up
the game, but he manages to
maintain his upbeat attitude at
press conferences and interviews
wins the 200-meter final
in a world-record time of
comes three days
after he wins the
making him the first
man to win both
events in one
,-X Jean Dnscoll [front right] of the
~~ U.S. takes the silver in the
women's 800-meter wheelchair race, a
demonstration sport, at the Summer
Olympics Dnscoll, seven-time winner
of the Boston Marathon, retires at the
end of 1996. after setting several
world records during her career
-j| Basketball star Shaquille O'Neal
jumps from the Orlando
Magic to the Los Angeles Lakers in
July The deal is the richest in NBA
history, paying O'Neal $120 million
over 7 years
home AIDS tests.
Consumers draw their
own blood and then send
it away to be tested
means more options
including Caller ID.
which becomes more
common than ever in
1 996. The display unit
allows people to see the
name and number of
their caller before even
answering the phone.
Authors Ellen Fein and
release The Rules, a
strategies for getting a
man to propose
marriage. While the book
draws criticism from
both sexes, it is a
The U.S. Postal Service
Hanukkah , the first non-
holiday ever featured
on a stamp.
Casual Fridays become
more and more
widespread in American
work culture Businesses
allow employees who
normally dress in
professional clothing at
work to wear more
clothing on Fridays.