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Profile On Oklahoma Bombing - pg 4
~ The nation was shocked when the Alfred P. Murrah Federal
Building was bombed killing 168 people.
Bookstore - pg. 14
~ Distributing books to all the Butler outreach centers leaves
the bookstore searching for more room.
Water Testing - 20
~ What are you drinking? Staff writer Stephanie
Robertson finds the answer.
Musical - 26
~ The "Pajama Game" gives theatre goers a look at the past.
NOONBALL - 30
~ Butler students and faculty play in the NBA.
Sports - 34-49
~ Athletes attempt to keep the Grizzly tradition alive through adversity.
Graduation - 50
~ More than 500 graduates receive degrees in the annual graduation ceremony.
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BUTLER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE
901 SOUTH HAVERHILL ROAD
EL DORADO, KANSAS 67042-3280
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OKLAHOMA IS DEVEST ATED BY BOMBING
STORY BY TONY EVERHART
l/\/ednesday, April 19, 1995. The start of just another day for most
Americans. Most, that is, with the exception of the Oklahoma City, Okla.
In the hlinkof an eye a fireball of fuel and fertilizer lit up the sky and blew
away the lives of more than one hundred innocent men, women, and
The target was the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. Scores of men and
women tried to make their way out of the rubble that was once a nine story
Then the worst of all possible scenes, children being carried out by
rescuers. Some crying and bleeding, others lifeless and limp in the arms of
shocked and bewildered firemen.
It was not long before the realization had set in that a large truck laden
with several thousand pounds of amoniumnitrate fertilizer, blended with
diesel fuel, had purposefully been detonated in an adjacent parking lot to
the federal building.
Terrorism had arrived in middle America. Most everyone living in the
United States knew about violence. In fact the U.S.A. has one of the
highest crime rates of the industrialized world. But for the most part,
terrorism on a grand scale has not been common.
Oklahoma City was the focus of national attention after the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building was bombed. PHOTO BY HALLIE JONES
4 Spring 1995
The Oklahoma City hombing not only shocked and dismayed the
American public, but also most of the civilized wotld. Sympathy and
understanding pouted in from countries such as the United Kingdom and
Israel who know all too well about the suffering and misery caused by cold
and ruthless murderers. Paranoids seem to thrive on the terrorizing of and
death of innocent human beings.
Although the explosives and technique used appeared to be similar to
the work of foreign perpetrators, it was not long before investigators had
decided the person or persons involved were not foreign, but domestic!
Yes, it had happened. Americans blowing up Americans. This is not
to say that it would have been any easier to take had the killers been from
another country. The fact was that human life had been taken and no
possible excuse could justify it.
The question that many people were asking themselves was not
necessarily how or who, but why? What kind of thinking could have
motivated someone to cause such destruction? Most likely that question
will never be fully answered.
"The government is investigating whether this action was related to
anxiety tensions created over the David Koresh thing in Waco two years
ago, or whether this is striking out at some of the Alcohol, Tabacco and
Firearms agents. We don't know yet about the details and motivations. I
don't undetstand their mindset as to why that particular building with the
daycare center in it. It's one thing to be unhappy with agents of the Federal
Government, it's another thing to wage warfare, and that's what it is,
against tiny little children who had just barely had a start in life," stated
social science instructor Roland Entz.
"Like everyone else, I ask myself why Oklahoma? What was the
purpose? You hate to think that anybody had only a purpose of killing
"It's hard to admit that there are such angry people in this country who
want to hutt people and maybe there was someone in there they wanted
to hurt, but they seem not to think about the fact that anybody else was
there. Maybe they thought about it but didn't care, I don't know. I've
wondered about all of that," said behavioral science instructor John Lay.
The fear, anger, and shock of the bombing will no doubt affect the
people of Oklahoma City, and the nation in general, for generations to
come. Even though this was not the first terrorist attack on U.S., the World
Trade Center in New York City was a target in 1992, it was by far the most
destructive and life shattering act involving terrorism in the U.S.
It was stated in several newspaper and television reports that "the United
States had lost its innocence."
"Out here in the Midwest we tend to think, well, that sort of thing only
happens in some big city and not in the Midwest where people are simpler.
So it's a lot harder to take for many people.
A lone yellow ribbon tells the story of a grief-stricken Oklahoma City.
PHOTO BY HALLIE JONES
"One of the things I've noted, and it always happens, is everybody asks
why? Well, there really isn't any answer to that question.
"We may find out eventually, if we catch the people involved. But it was
interesting that almost immediately the militias staffed to speak up, some of
the leaders, as soon as they found out there was some information that was
related to them. They all had something to say that was negative about the
government of this country.
"I must admit that I'm one that's fairly cynical about government. I don't
trust a lot of government, however, that doesn't mean I want to tear it down. I'm
not going to join a group that thinks they're going to fight the government.
"My fear is that they are saying that they may have to fight the government
and take over. They don't sound to me as if they are the kind of people I want
to rule me either. I guess we have to recognize there are people like that running
around. There is a lot more anger than I realized, deep seeded anger. So the
government, I guess, in general is a good scapegoat," continued Lay.
Deep seeded anger, paranoia, and hatred tor the government are problems
that have plagued more than one country of our constantly evolving world.
Recognition of these problems was much easier than solving them. Short of
becoming a police state there is not much anyone can do to stop indiscriminate
bombings, except to beware and know that there are dangerous and misguided
people throughout most societies.
Putting a ban on explosive fuels or fertilizers would be nearly impossible.
Even if we did, there will always be some devious minded person or persons
who could figure out a combination of everyday items that could be used for
terroristic purposes. So what's the answer? It seemed pretty clear that no one
knew for sure.
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The shattered skeleton of the nine-story Alfred I'. Murrah building was all that remained after a 4000
pound bomb exploded on April 19, 1995. PHOTO BY HALLIE JONES
All anyone could try and do was pick up the pieces of a shattered
community and try to go on with life as best they could.
This story was in no way intended as a political statement, or as a jab
at the United States government. It was merely intended as a means to try
and get over what had transpired on that early April morning. The healing
process can seem strange, almost morbid, at times. Some people hide from
it, some people talk about it, and some people write about it. Whatever
the means, the healing process from such a tragedy is never easy and for
some it may never happen. Only time can ease the pain.
One thing is for sure, though, in the worst of times the people of this
country can pull together in almost unbelievable unity.
Nothing good could have possibly come from such mind-bending terror
as was put upon the state and citizens of Oklahoma. Rut the love, caring, and
unselfishness of the rescue workers, doctors, and volunteers that had the
horrific task of going into such a disaster will not be forgotten. Nor will the
men, women, and children whose lives were cut short or changed forever.
Hope is about all one can do. Mope for a world that can live in peace and
harmony, and most of all a world that can respect human life.
Up All Night
STORY BY NATHAN SWINK
Butler's night staff was helpful in making students feel more safe and secure. The El Dorado campus was a
relatively safe place to he. Very few domestic disturbances occurred in the dorms. Even less vandalism occurred. This
may have heen largely due to the job done hy the night staff.
Just before night fell on the campus each night, a Butler night staff security officer signed in and got to work.
This person had a responsibility to look over the reservation sheets and work orders, to find out where on the campus
people should be.
After so doing, the security officer's responsibilities included checking and locking all of the doors on the
campus not designated for a meeting or class. They also needed to roam the campus in a non-routine manner. During
this time, the officer may have been seen helping a visitor find the building or room of their meeting, jump starting or
unlocking a car, or delivering a message to a student or teacher.
In addition to these responsibilities, the security office has a phone, the number of which was distributed among
persons who live on campus. This way, a student who feels in danger, could call security.
Another service the night security offers is escorting people to their cars or other buildings on campus. This
service was rarely used by students. Just the security of knowing that if they felt unsafe, they could call a security officer
to escort them to class, was enough for most.
During the winter , night security officers kept a close eye on the broiler to make sure it stayed on. "If that broiler
goes down," said Ted Albright, director of buildings and grounds, "many of the buildings on campus may become either
very uncomfortable, or altogether too cold to hold class in."
When disturbances or accidents occurred on campus, the night security was there to help out however possible.
When the electricity went out in the 1500 Building, night security was there to help students find another location to
"Security works very hard to provide a safe and secure atmosphere for students, instructors, employees and
visitors on our campus," concluded Kay Rice, supervisor of security and safety.
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i^Jancy Farmer, custodian, cleans the floor in preparation for the next clay's traffic in the
tudent Union. PHOTO BY HALLIE JONES
Richard Hayes, custodian, wipes off the table before classes
begin the next day. PHOTO BY HALLIE JONES
Paul Dashner, custodial
supervisor, reviews his
daily log for special in-
structions before starting
his nightly activities.
PHOTO BY HALLIE
Night staff 9
"I'm not going to be here next year, but I really try not to look at it like that, I would
like to see the Student Senate as busy next year as it is this year," said Steve Coulter.
Butler can he a cold place in March. But just about
the time spring leapt forth from the silent cold of winter, picnic
tables appeared just a few feet beyond the east door of the
Student Union, and where there was once only a barren field,
materialized a volleyball pit. Thank you Student Senate.
The Student Senate consisted of seven scholarship
recipients. "We get the same scholarship that a football player
would get, that being books and tuition," said Steve Coulter,
Eureka sophomore and Student Senate president.
Steve Coulter took his appointed post seriously and
made a silent oath to earn his scholarship by doing as much as
he could for the students at Butler. Even so, the Student Senate
was not able to completely escape the inevitable blows of the
press. "We've had some bad publicity before, and that's not
special, that is not special at all," explained Steve Coulter.
The Student Senate made an earnest effort to be of
and for the students. During the football season, they organized
a student appreciation game, where door prizes, as well as other
prizes were given out such as caps and T-shirts throughout the
game. Part of the festivities for the evening was a rowdiest fan
contest. "The weather was really bad, it had rained that whole
day, so the attendance was low, it was the rowdiest crowd of the
year," recollected Shelby Coulter, Eureka sophomore and
Student Senate vice president.
The Student Senate helped students in search of the
occasional distraction. "We have supported the Wichita Thunder
by purchasing bulk tickets at five dollars apiece and selling them
to the students at two fifty," declared Megan Flores, Wichita
freshman, and Sudent Senate public relations director.
They also set up a "powerpack" card program wherein
students who signed up got a shirt and a powerpack card. If the
students then showed up to ten of the fourteen home basketball
games wearing their powerpack shirts and sat in the "powerpack"
area, they became eligible to win one hundred dollars. "We tried
to do something special for the powerpack kids at each game.
We gave away a lot of things like T-shirts, caps, and so on,"
concluded Shelby Coulter.
The student senate planned and executed several
school dances during the year. There were around one
hundred students at each dance, and the Student Senate
gave away over six hundred dollars worth of prizes.
"We did a lot of things that are fun like dances and
giveaways, and that is basically how we spent a lot of our
money," explained Courtney Bracken, Bennington
sophomore and Student Senate treasurer. "We did some
things to raise money too," continued Steve Coulter.
The Student Senate organized several fund raising
events such as car washes, and helped AT&T with a promotion
by giving away mouse pads.
Not all of the Student Senate's activities were just
for fun. They were responsible for all of the paperwork
associated with Homecoming elections. Also among their
goals was the idea of giving back to the community. "That is
why we donated money to the fire safety program," explained
Spencer Dory, Eureka freshman, and student at large. The
fire safety program to which they donated gave out stickers
for windows of children's rooms. This way, if there ever was
a fire, the fire fighters would know which rooms had children
The Student Senate organized a parent's day for
each basketball and football season. As the voice of the
student body they also wrote several letters, including a letter
of support for the new child care facility.
The Student Senate tried to do the most possible
good for the students at Butler. Steve Coulter summed up the
basic ideology of the Student Senate when he said "I'm not
going to be here next year, but I really try not look at it like
that, I would like to see the Student Senate just as active
next year as it is this year." STORY BY NATHAN
10 Spring 1995
Trying to reserve a D.J. for homecoming, Student Sen-
ate President Steve Coulter, Eureka sophomore,
searches through thephonebook. PHOTO BY HALLIE
Student Senate advisor
displays "Beach Bash
Cancelled" signs. The
Beach Bash was
cancelled due to
PHOTO BY HALLIE
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Student senate 11
Howard Clements, Dean of Business, Industry, and ranged from auto body to typing. By becoming head of these
Technology, and Roland Ensz, social science instructor, decided departments, Clements had some knowledge about each one.
it was time to hang up their hats. Clements, with 25 years under
"It has been a challenge for me to learn a lot of things
his belt, and Ensz, with 27,
about six different areas that I had
finished out their final semester
of teaching this spring.
teaching in Clifton, Kan.
where he taught for one year.
He then moved on to Severy,
Kan., and he taught there for
four years. Clements left Severy
and came to El Dorado, but he-
did not start out at Butler.
Before coining to
Butler, Clements taught at El
Dorado High School for six
years. In 1970, Butler acquired
not too much knowledge in 20 years
ago, and a lot of knowledge in
today," stated Clements.
Clements acquired some of his
knowledge in auto body by taking a
class from one of "his" instructors.
In 1977 and again in 1990, he
refinished a car.
I had one of my own instructors
telling me what to do. Of course,
the next day I got to tell him what
to do," commented Clements. "I
got an 'A' in that class!"
Throughout the years, Clements
a new business instructor:
coordinated 14 departments, took
classes, and taught. During his final semester, he taught a night
Clements taught typing, business machines, business class. "I still like to be in the classroom. It is just a fun place
communications, and accounting. In 1975, he took over his to be."
current position, but it was a little different then.
It was tough for Clements to finally decide to retire.
He started as Dean of the Business Department. In "It has been a hard decision to make," stated Clements. "If it
1995, he managed 14 different departments. These departments was a constant battle with the administration and faculty in
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this division, retirement would he easy. Since I don't have this
much more important that you academically achieve, than
problem, it really makes it harder to do."
that you achieve on the stage, or in the music department, or
Unlike Clements, Ensz was happy about passing the
in the athletic department," stated Ensz. "In the long-run, it
torch on down. "I am 64- I have
taught for 41 years. It's someone
else's turn," stated Ensz.
Ensz began by teaching high
school in Strong City, Kan., where
he taught for a year, and he also
taught at the high school in Whiting,
Kan. for one year. He then taught in
Wichita for 12 years before coming
Ensz taught U.S. history,
U.S. government, state and local
government, principles of sub-
political science, introduction to
teaching, and geography. Out of all
is going to take what you get in
the academic classroom to make a
living, support a family, and trade
Because he stressed education,
Ensz had some fond memories of
his/ew A students. "They worked
hard and academically achieved.
I won't forget them."
After 41 years of stressing
academics, Ensz decided to do
something else with his life. "I
love classical music. So I'd like to
lay back and listen to classical
music without having a stack of
of these, geography was his favorite.
papers in front of me to grade,"
"Every country is different. People are different.
Resources are different. Literacy rate is different. It is all
Both Ensz and Clements had their own dreams
different. It is variety," commented Ensz. "Geography is always
about their retirements, and it was time for them to pursue
exciting because it is changeable."
those dreams, which meant leaving Butler.
No matter if the class was U.S. history or geography,
"I'm outta here. I'm going to kiss off!" declared
Ensz always pushed the same thing: academics. "I think it is
Ensz. STORY BY VANESSA JONES. PICTURES BY HALLIE JONES
Providing assistance to more than 8,000 students makes the
Butler Bookstore one of the busiest spots on campus.
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Snuggled comfortably in the southwest corner
of the Student Union, amid racks of Butler T-shirts,
school supplies, and a seemingly endless stack of
books, Manager Rita Sullivan concentrated on order
forms that would
perhaps, not as
surely not as
classes going on at 30 locations outside of El Dorado,"
said Sullivan. "That really puts a demand on the Bookstore
to shuffle books back and forth between sites."
To assist the staff and ensure fast delivery a
courier ran for
three weeks at
the beginning of
to each site from
Rose Hill to the
Butler students have a wide variety of T-shirtsand sweatshirts tochoose from. Many of these aredisplayed
large as most in the bookstore window, photo by angela garner
university stores, Butler's Bookstore more than
adequately provided convenience and assistance to
the more than 8,000 students it served.
"We see almost every student at least twice
in a semester," said Sullivan. "Once at the beginning,
when they buy their books and once at the end of the
semester, when they bring them back."
Besides providing service to the El Dorado
site, Sullivan and her staff of four employees and two
student workers were also responsible for getting the
right books to the right Outreach locations.
"Most people do not realize that there are
times of the year at the bookstore were enrollment and
buy back. "We try to arrange the books in order of
subject," said worker Patty McFadden. "Since we have
such a small space it makes it easier that the student give
us the list of books they need and then we can find them
fairly quickly. It saves time for us and the student too."
Buy back was also a busy and stressful time for
the staff because many students felt they were not getting
enough money back on the books that they bought at the
beginning of the semester.
"Many students are frustrated because books
are so expensive," said Sullivan. "The price of the book is
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letermined by what we pay for it and the buy-back price
5 generally half of what the student paid for the book,
lepending on the condition."
To help students with the rising cost of books,
he Bookstore was implementing the "No Value Book."
"hese were books that were not in very good condition,
hat the student could buy at a reduced cost from the new
>r used books previously offered.
'The 'No Value Book' will give the student the
>pportunity to save money on books that would have
lormally been taken out of circulation and thrown away,
["he material will still be there, but the outward appearance
night be bad," related Sullivan.
One of the goals of the Bookstore was to make
t more inviting to students and the community. "We are
trying to become more user-friendly," said McFadden.
"Dealing with people is the best part of my job."
To assist in a more user-friendly style there have
been cosmetic enhancements done to gain more space in
the bookstore. A point-of-sale system that will scan
merchandise, much like the library system, was also being
"The scanner will offer a faster and more efficient
way to sell merchandise," said Sullivan. "It will be used for
books as well as the school supplies, gifts, clothes and
computer software that we also sell."
No matterthe circumstance, be it twice a semester
for books or more regularly for convenience shopping, the
Butler Bookstore wanted to meet all of the students'
collegiate needs. STORY BY KRISTY AYRES
backpacks in the
PHOTO BY AN-
A NATION MOURNS ~ After the
Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building
bombing, an Oklahoma mourner
takes a moment of silence for the 168
people killed in the tragedy. The
nation was shocked at the devasta-
tion caused by the bombing that
happened on April 19.
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STORY BY UTAMU STATTON
"We have a two million dollar fund from private donations. Most of our donations
come from individuals, companies, foundations and individuals," Melinda McAfee,
Endowment Association executive director.
In 1967 friends of the college decided to establish given by R.D. and Joan Dale Hubbard in 1989. They gave
an endowment at Butler. In the dictionary, money for the Hubbard Center,
endowment is defined as "the part of an institution's There were 120 different scholarships and five
income derived from donations." That basically sums up program support funds. Each of these were governed by
what the Endowment Association does. It seeks donations donor guidelines.
for the college's growth. The Endowment campaign's job is to seek people,
The Endowment Association's executive or organizations to give donations. Oneway the Endowment
director was Melinda McAfee. She had held this position Committee received money was through a Phon-a-thon.
for six years.
"We have a
two million dollar fund
from private donations.
Most of our donations
come from individuals,
Brenda Rodriguez, Wichita freshman, discusses paperwork with Jodi McGatlin, Alumni
was managed separately Association. PHOTO BY HALLIE JONES
The goal was to touch
base with alumni of
Butler. They called
former Butler students
to try to raise money
Knowing that going to
college can be
hoped the alumni
would understand this
from the college. McAfee worked for both the college and and be willing to give donations.
a board of 35 volunteers. McAfee's job was to encourage Often people gave money in honor of someone. In
contributions and manage it. Judy Smith had been the Gift order to do this, there was a $2500 minimum to give which
Record Coordinator for 10 years. She posted the money could be made in pledge payments.
and deposited it. All the money that came to the college "Many times over my six years, interested donors
was invested in a trust fund that was handled by professionals have either called me or come by my office to inquire about
at Commerce Bank. makingcontributions. Many are memorial scholarship funds,"
"The Endowment exists to support the college. said McAfee.
The money we receive from donations goes toward In the past six years the money donated to the
scholarship programs, and other projects such as the Fine Endowment Committee had doubled. The committee hoped
Arts Gallery, and the library," said McAfee. the money donated to them will continue to grow at a steady
The first privately funded capital project was rate.
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P O L I C V
On the second Tuesday of each month, it never failed to happen.
A group of seven people gathered together to discuss and make decisions
concerning the various issues that faced Butler. Who were these people ? They
were the Board of Trustees.
"The two main functions of the Board of Trustees is to set policy
and manage the overall operation of the college," stated Vice Chairman John
Grange. "We leave it to the president and other administrators to enforce the
policy," noted member Brian Warren, who was recently re-elected for his
second four-year term.
A significant function of the Board of Trustees was to hire the
president of the college. "The search for a new president was important
because the president is a central figure who sets the tone at the college,"
The Board of Trustees grappled with a multitude of issues
throughout the year. Foremost was the lawsuit over out-district tuition
concerning Sedgwick county. "I think the most significant issue was the big
victory on the litigation with county. The fact that we won was probably the
highest point for me this year," revealed Warren.
Another issue that faced the Board of Trustees was the budget.
"This Board worked diligently to keep the cash reserve in good shape," said
' Other issues concerning the Board of Trustees included the
building of the Rose Hill facility, tuition prices, the Child Care Center, and
Diane Wan to, English
tor teachers' raises
during a Board of
PHOTO BY CHARLIE
fundraising. "We work with the Endowment Association to help raise
funds," said Grange. "It is kind of a 'behind the scenes' operation."
Present at the Board of Trustees meetings were some
members of the Student Senate. "1 feel that the Student Senate
represented the students well," stated Grange. "Student participation
was the best I have seen since I have been a member."
How does a person become a member of the Board of
Trustees? "There are seven members who are elected from the three
voting districts with Butler county. Each district elects two people and
then there is one at-large member," explained Grange. "I have been
a member for 10 years and am the longest serving member."
Warren, who worked in the health care field, had a
positive outlook on being a member. "1 enjoyed being able to see non-
traditional students continue their education. Because of Butler's
competitive hourly tuition rate and convenient class times, I saw
people advance their careers to become LPNs and
RPNs," said Warren.
Grange revealed a different aspect of being
a Board of Trustees member. "You get a lot of criticism
from people who don't know all the facts," stated
Grange. "For example, there are people downtown
who have said that we spend too much money on
activity scholarships. I ask them if they have been to
a game or play and they say no."
"By doing your job well and working with
others on the Board of Trustees and the administration,
much can be accomplished," noted Grange. "We have
increased enrollment, faculty, and Outreach facilities.
As a result, we have improved the quality of life for a
lot of people because of education." STORY BY
Board of Trustees members, Chris Addington, Gayle
Krause, and Brian Warren, listen to the minutes of the
last meeting PHOTO BY CHARLIE REYNOLDS
WHAT ARE YOU DRINKING?
Story By Stephanie Robertson
Have you ever wondered what invisible .substances
are in the lakes you swim in and obtain your drinking water
from? The Butler County Conservation District in
conjunction with the chemistry and biology departments at
Butler began a project to discover the hidden contents in the
In the Fall of 1994, the State Conservation
Commission, in coordination with the Butler County
Conservation District, developed and implemented a non-
point source (NPS) pollution testing program. The program
allowed Butler students to help the environment and learn
chemical analysts while also earning honor credits. The
Honors Water Quality Monitoring Program was headed by
Thane Thompson, Butler County Conservation District
NPS coordinator; Robert Carlson, chemistry instructor; and
Bill Langley, biology instructor.
The program consisted of collecting and testing
water samples from eight tributaries that flow into the El
Dorado Reservoir. "Ninety percent of the water flowing into
El Dorado Reservoir comes trom these tributaries," stated
Thompson. The tributaries that were tested included Shady
Creek, Durechen Creek, Satchel Creek, Cole Creek, Bemis
Creek, Harrison Creek, Walnut River, and School Branch.
The samples were collected by Thompson with the students
participating in at least one sample collection.
After the samples were collected, a variety of tests
was conducted to determine the contents of the water. "We
test for chlorine, fluorine, oil, sulfate, nitrate, phosphorus,
ammonia, un-ionized ammonia, dissolved oxygen, suspended
solids, dissolved solids, and fecal coliform. We also test the
pH of the water," said Thompson.
"We went out to the testing site and pulled the
water samples," explained Larry Burgey, Andover sophomore.
"We tested the water for conductivity and dissolved oxygen,
which are tests that have to be done as soon as the samples
After the water samples were brought back to the
chemistry laboratory, students tested the water with the use
oi chemical analysis machines. Each student conducted
tests for a specific tributary to reveal the presence of chemicals.
As part of the testing process, the levels of chemicals were
measured and compared with the state standards for water
"The purpose of the program is to gather data. In
two or three years we should get enough base line data to
estimate trends," said Thompson. "For example, there could
be high levels of a chemical one month and low levels the
next month. We could then relate this data to the fact that
this chemical is in fertilizers which are applied to the soil
during this time."
In the future, Thompson hopes to incorporate
microbiological testing into the program. "I am trying to get
a permanent establishment for microbiological testirjg in
addition to chemical testing," stated Thompson.
By the summer of 1995, high school students
were included in the program. This increased the number of
students trained on the chemical analysis machines and
increased the potential for the students to do independent
research in other lakes and streams. "The program has
informed and educated many younger people," said
"As a result of the program, I have become more
knowledgeable about the chemicals that affect our
environment and where these chemicals come from," stated
Burgey. "Water is essential for all life and it is our responsibility
to keep it clean. We have to conserve our water supply and
the only way to do this is to stop the impurities before they
get in there."
20 Spring 1995
Water testing 21
22 Spring 1995
The theme, "Where Learning Never Ends," combined Earth Day and the celebration of cultures on Apr. 22. The fourth
annual celebration of cultures known as "Around the World" was held on the front lawn of the El Dorado campus. Activities
included: musical performances, various booths, food sampling, sidewalk art, and children's activities. The day was meant to be a
learning experience and some attendants found the day not only educational, but enjoyable.
"The festival gave me insight on various cultures', foods, clothes, and crafts, while providing a fun learning atmosphere,"
said Courtney Arredondo, Augusta freshman.
The main musical event was performed at 1 1:30 and 1:30 under the tent, when headliner Ashiklar took the stage. The
duo consisted of Gerald Trimble and percussionist Peter Stephenson, both from Kansas City.
In an interview printed in the Kansas City Star on Jan. 11, Trimble said, "The whole thing I stand for in music is that all
cultures are connected."
Other performances under the tent included: The Grapevine Dancers, duo Denise and Gordon playing French, Italian,
and Greek music; the Bangladesh Student Association, belly dancing by Raven, Suzanne, and Sheherazade; A Tae Kwan Do
demonstration by Cali Stegall and Simba Dojang, dancing from the Indonesian Student Association, and an international fashion
show with Butler students modeling.
All booths were located in the 500 Building. There, numerous El Dorado businesses and groups provided information and
activities which promoted cultural awareness and environmental care. The booths offered more pamphlets and brochures than in
previous years. The booths offered games which people could take home and participate in as a family.
From 1 1:30 to 1:00 Great Western Campus Dining held an international smorgasbord. A five dollar fee was charged tor a
15 item sampler plate. Main dishes included: sushi (Japan), empanadas (Columbia), and beer brats (Germany). Side items included
mixed fried rice (Sri Lanka), curried fried rice (Indonesia), and stir fried vegetables (China). Kemchi (Korea) and taboule (Middle
East) were the salads offered. International desserts consisted of quezadilla (El Salvador), peanut cake (Cameroon), and bak lava
(Turkey). Colombian cafe con leche was offered to drink. Funnel cakes, hot dogs, and drinks were also available.
For spiritual awareness, a calming new event was provided by the Reiki Awareness Foundation. Reiki treatments were
offered for ten dollars and lasted for 15-20 minutes. Reiki is believed to provide physical, emotional, mental and spiritual healing.
The hands of the master are placed in different positions around the head, shoulders, stomach, and feet while the patient lies relaxed
on a table. Sessions were conducted by Level Two Practitioners Ronnie Johnston of Towanda and Jack Sivley of Andover.
Another new attraction was international children's activities. There were games, songs and stories. The feature was a
juggler. Egg decorating demonstrations from Czechoslovakian practices were demonstrated. International pen pals, World Sports
clinic, and KSRX radio also provided entertainment for children.
One popular event was the sidewalk art contest. Many drawings contained messages to save the earth and bring people
Another popular event was the fashion show. The show was put on by a group of students who modeled various fashions.
Even though those who attended had a good time, the day was somewhat disappointing. It was a cold rainy day and few
students and community members braved the weather to attend; yet, those who did found the day to be a success.
"I think that the organizers did an excellent job of putting together a fun, free, and educational day," said Louise Zieman,
El Dorado freshman. STORY BY MANDY CHOENS
AROUND THE WORLD 23
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ly in March several Butler students
participated in a Leadership Conference and the Kansas
Prayer Breakfast at the Downtown Ramada Inn in Topeka.
These students were selected because of their involvement
in student activities on campus.
The purpose of this weekend conference was to
celebrate leadership and the common love of Jesus
Christ. It allowed student leaders the opportunity to
learn from experienced leaders representing a variety of
career fields. There were no
Democratic or Republican Party.
Politicians were not campaigning
against each other. Everyone in
attendance was there working in
the name of the Lord.
"I think politicians get a
bad reputation for not caring. This
weekend was neat because it gave
everyone a chance to meet
politicians up close and personal.
We got the chance to talk to them
about their true ideas on faith and
leadership," said Steve Coulter,
Eureka sophomore and Student
On the first night of the conference, the student
leaders were split into small groups so that students could
share their thoughts and opinions with each other.
These groups were then driven to the homes of prominent
Topeka families for an intimate meal and discussion.
Topics discussed ranged from politics to how a person
can fit God into today's society.
"It meant a lot. I learned about politics and how
we can fit God and politics together. It was fun to go back
how you felt without offending anyone. Everyone had
very similar beliefs and values," said David Close, Eureka
The next day everyone gathered for a morning
forum and listened to Sam Brownback discuss how he
budgets his time between his duty as a Kansas
Representative and his responsibility to his family. Debbye
Turner, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and 1990 Miss
America, gave a motivational speech on not giving up
and staying faithful to not only
God, but also to yourself.
That night students
were given a tour of the state
capitol by more than 20 state
off ic ials who returned early from
their weekend to participate in
the activities. Afterwards,
Governor Bill Graves and First
Lady Linda Graves hosted
dessert and a tour of Cedar Crest,
the Governor's Mansion. The
evening ended with
refreshments and conversation
back at the hotel in the
The conference concluded with the annual
Kansas Prayer Breakfast hosted by Governor Bill Graves.
This event was intended to promote fellowship across
Kansas and encourage people to continue meeting with
the intention of letting God be an important part of
"It was nice to get away from school and put
things in a different perspective. It gave me a chance to
learn somewhere besides the classroom," said Coulter.
It zoas nice to get away from school
and put things in a different
perspective. It gave me a chance to
learn somewhete besides the
- - Steve Coulter, Eureka sophomore
to the houses because you could open your heart and say STORY BY CHRIS HOUSEMAN
Prayer breakfast 25
BUTLER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE PRESENTS
The Pajama Game
Reviewed by Nathan Swink
A soft melody began to emanate from the in her lines.
piano just below the stage in the Fine Arts Building at
Kaylon Keene, Burns sophomore gave a lot of
8p.m. on Saturday, April 24- A moment's pause, then effort. He seemed to have a hard time remembering some
the stage filled with actors playing in roles as employees of his cues, but that was understandable since he had
at a pajama factory.
more dialogue than anyone else. He made up for any
Reviewing a student production of "The short comings when he performed the comic dance with
Pajama Game" was not my idea of a fun assignment. I Gladys, played by Ann Patton.
expected to be bored watching amateur actors blunder
Speaking of comedy, Matt Wright, Eureka
through a well
known work. I
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was pleased to
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discover I was
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mistaken: I was
not bored at all.
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In fact, the
Zach Malcom, Ann Patton, and Rick Crouch perform "Steam Heat" at the labor union rally.
PHOTO BY HALLIE JONES
freshman, stole the show
with his recreation of the
iharacter Prez, the union
president. He was just
goofy enough to be funny,
but not goofy enough to be
embarrassing. His posture
and body type, sort of loose
overall quality ofthe production was more than expected, jointed and tall and lean, were reminiscent of coi
and some of the students were much better performers characters played by Michael Richards (Kramer
than I anticipated. Many of the older members of the television's Seinfeld ).
familiar with the musical-comedy,
After Wright's initial performance, all he had
especially the music, and they seemed to be enjoying to do was come slouching on stage, and people began to
chuckle, in anticipation of a good laUgh at his next line.
Penny Talkington, El Dorado sophomore,
ite as funny
was cast in the role of Babe, head of the grievance as the way he delivered them, with the afore-mentioned
committee, and the leading lady. She made few mistakes loose joint style.
26 Spring 1995
Matt Wright, Eureka
freshman with Jenny
sophomore, at the
I had never seen the play before, so I can not comment on challenging program we put on over the course of the year, but
he accuracy of the direction or the dialogue, but a stage production everybody throughout the Fine Arts Department did a
loes not need to be a carbon copy of the original. The sets were well
eally good job of banding together and putting on a
lone, and more than ad
:ater, except for the
good show," said Phil Speary, theater director.
nife throwing scene props, which did not always work properly.
"Preparing for that play was a truly grueling processes,"
Dh well, it was short run at a community college theater, not a
began Steve Carron, Wichita freshman. "For most plays an actor
k-oadway production, where everything is expected to work only has one director, but in a musical you have a technical
erfectly, and every actor to delh
:tly. I had a
director, a vocal director, a choreographer, in addition to the
njoyable evening watching people have fun on stage. At least I regular theater director," said Ca
hink they were having fun, if they were not having a good time,
"I learned a lot from Dr. Speary in this show: I learned
hen they were truly great actors indeed.
that characters usually have a little bit of us in them, and it's easier
A lot of hard work went into the production of the Paj ama
to get the rest of the character down pat, than to find that little part
jame. "That was the toughest technical program of the year,
of us that is in them," said Talkington.
>egan Robert Ruiz, Wichita sophomore, and stage
nanager for "The Paj ama Game." "The only other
omment I have about the performance is that it was
n interesting show," Ruiz concluded.
For that show, almost twice the number of
ctors and stage hands were recruited The set was
lilt entirely by the theater department, but was not
otally without thanks, as Rhonda Bostick, Wichita
ophomore, and stage hand explained. "We had a
ady come in to critique our production, and the first
hing she commented on was our job on the set. That
'as nice," commented Bostick.
Being a musical, "The Paj ama Game" took
nore work and cooperation from all members of the
ine Arts program. "The musical was the most
28 Spring 1995
Tom Watson, theater and speech instructor, shows otf his petrified bat to his daughter's Lxryh'ier
Watson designed the sets for "Pajama Game." PHOTO BY HALLIE JONES
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Michael Gehmlich, Cli-
max sophomore, sings "I
Will Trust Her."
Heinz in the spring pro-
duction of 'The Pajama
Game." PHOTO BY
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Jimmie Taylor serves drinks to Ann Patton and Kaylon Keene in Hernando's
Hideaway. Sid (Keene) hopes to get Gladys (Patton) drunk so he can get her to key
for the books at the pajama factory. PHOTO BY HALLIE JONES
Jeramie Santee, Pretty Prairie freshman, looks for a teammate to pass to during a noon ball association game. PHOTO BY
30 Spring 1995
Story By Tony Everhart
Court was in session. No, not the O. J. Simpson trial. This
trial was held everyday at noon on the Grizzly basketball court.
Each day whoever was interested could show up and blow
off some steam playing half-court basketball.
The players were as varied as the talent.
Some were good, some were not so good.
Some were young and some were not so
Whatever the case may have been :
good, bad, old, or young, it appeared as if
everyone had a good time.
"This is a great opportunity for faculty,
staff, and students to get together and
have fun. It's good to see the different
groups working together," stated Vice
President Jack Oharah.
El Dorado sophomore Tony Nichols
saw things a little differently.
"It's a good way to get back at the teachers and
administrators," said Nichols, with a big smile.
And get back at each other they did! Although it was just
a simple pick-up game between shirts and skins on a half-court,
they played at times as if the game would decide a national
It's a good way to
get back at the
could be seen during the noon hour games. Of course, there
were just as many air balls and missed lay-ups.
"The skills aren't great but the attitudes are," voiced
The physical condition of the players
varied as much as their talent and age. At
the beginning of the hour everyone was
fresh and going flat out. But, by the end
of the session, the frantic pace had taken
its toll. Red faces and tired legs made it
pretty easy to see who was in shape and
who was not.
said Nichols, with a
"I like the competition. It's nice to
have a place to play with varied people.
It's also a good way to stay in shape," said
Wichita sophomore Jason Harding.
Whether exercise, stress relief, or
revenge was the motivating factor, noon
basketball delivered. Everyone got a chance to play and show
off their talent or lack of it. But the main theme was to play
some ball and have a little fun.
So the next time you're sitting around with nothing better
to do than watch television and stuff your face, head over to
the gym at lunch time and stuff it in someone else's face!
Everything from gorilla dunks to twenty-foot set shots Court convenes at twelve sharp.
Noon ball 31
During the quest for educational
advancement, many students took advantage of
the employment opportunities at Butler. Some
students were eligible for the Federal work-
study program, which aided in paying for the
cost of books, tuition, and living expenses while
attending college. Others chose to work to gain
practical experience related to their field or just
to make some extra income.
"Getting a job at Butler was
convenient because I was working at the same
place that I was taking classes," stated Bryan
Lynch, Iola freshman.
Alison Renfro, Sedan freshman, got a
job to help pay for the costs of school. "1 work
about twenty hours a week for Buildings and
Grounds," said Renfro. "The job is pretty easy,
but I wish it paid more."
Renfro worked for the college during
both the summer and the school year. "During
the summer, I helped keep the grounds by doing
things like mowing, weeding, and planting
flowers," stated Renfro. "I have learned a lot
while working here, especially about plants.
After you plant so many, you get to know what
they are." During the school year, Renfro
worked in the Buildings and Grounds office.
People may wonder how well
32 Spring 1995
students handled balancing both classes and
employment. "It's not hard to go to school and
work. The job is really flexible. If you have to
do something for school, they will let you off to
do it," said Renfro.
Some students got jobs at Butler to
gain experience related to their fields. Lynch
worked for the chemistry department preparing
chemicals and performing various other
"1 am a chemical engineering major
so working here allows me to get experience
that will hopefully help me get a job in the
future," explained Lynch.
There were enjoyable aspects of
being employed at Butler. "I liked working
outside where I was able to get fresh air and a
tan," stated Renfro.
Lynch revealed a much different
reason for enjoying his job. "I liked getting to
know the chemistry instructors out of the
classroom setting," said Lynch.
While working had the disadvantage
of leaving less time for studies, there were
advantages. "I am earning money, gaining
experience, and learning at the same time,"
commented Lynch. STORY BY
Student workers 33 1
L-R Golf Mem-
BY R. L. COX
more, watch for
Mark Mattox, Topeka freshman, putts for par at Willowbend.
PHOTO BY KRISTY AYRES
34 Spring 1995
"Are you a good student? Are you a good golfer? College and Dodge City Community College in the eight-team
Do you have a girlfriend?" Fifteen-year veteran golf coach Jayhawk Conference. Along with the team honor, Russel
Felix Adams didn't ask much when recruiting his golfers, just freshman Tom Baldwin finished fourth in the conference with
those three things. And it seemed to be paying off. Brad Sexson, Wichita freshman, right behind at fifth.
Over the past 15 years Adams has worked with 1 14 Hindering the golfers during the spring were the
young men who all shared one thing in common. They loved elements. "The weather has been terrible," said Baldwin,
to play golf. Adams combined this love of golf, with a little "We've had everything from snow, to rain, to wind. The worst
technique and a lot of encouragement and found the recipe for were the tournaments at Dodge City and Great Bend. Winds
winning. The result has culminated into golfers representing were gusting up to 60 mph."
Butler in 1 1 of the past 15 national
"Some people say I'm 90%
psychology and 10% golf," kidded
Adams. "There is some truth to that.
There is a lot of technique involved, but
mental maturity is the main characteristic
that I look for in my golfers."
Despite the bad weather,
Butler had good showings at many of the
tournaments, with highlights at the Sam
Houston State Invitational where they
finished first and the Newman Classic
where they finished second.
Despite their fine record,
Topeka freshman Mark Mattox expressed
Maturity and competitiveness Colin °' Br y an < Wichita freshman, and Mark some frustration with the season. "The
Mattox, Topeka freshman, walk to the next hole.
PHOTO BY KRISTY AYRES
were the words used to describe the competition at this level is tough," said
seven players that comprised Adams' team. "We have an Mattox. "Everyone is capable of winning, but I think we're a
excellent team," said Adams. "They are all freshman and the better team than how we've been playing."
majority will be back next year." This type of dissatisfaction is just what Adams
Many would call an all-freshman team wanted. "I want someone with a good ego," said Adams. "I
inexperienced, but Adams' recruiting class didn't include just want someone who thinks he can win."
anyone. "Everyone on the team is a state finalist or champion," With summer practice, in which some of the golfers
said Adams. "They're very committed." will play on the college tour, or the Kansas Amateur Tour and
The commitment paid off as Butler's all-rookie team any club activities, Adams' golfers might be a favorite in next
won third place behind Kansas City Kansas Community year's conference race for the big payoff.
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STORY BY MANDY CHOENS
"No matter how we placed we still had a good time," ~ Sherry Forrest
Tennis. No sport at Butler could compare. The focus wasn't on the team effort, but
that of the individual, unless a doubles match was being played. Stats weren't important; a
coach would have had to hire a mathematician just to keep track of aces, points, matches,
games, etc. so they were rarely kept if at all. The win loss record of a player mattered little. All
that mattered was winning at Regional, unless you won there you went home empty handed.
There was no glory in coming in second place. Winners went to Nationals everyone else went
Unfortunately Butler didn't have anybody go to Nationals this year. In fact, the
women weren't able to field a full team for competitions at duels, or glorified practices leading
up to the only meet that really mattered, otherwise known at Regionals.
"It was hard to win at meets and tournaments because we only had four players and
a full team carried six. Thus, we lost points for two players while everyone else accumulated
them," said Sherry Forrest, El Dorado sophomore.
There was no need for excuses, Butler did the best they could considering the weather
hindered their practice schedule and 6 of the 10 players on the team were freshman.
"No matter how we were placing we still had a good time," said Forrest.
The men's team finished fifth out of twelve teams at Regional and the women placed
sixth out of eleven.
"I thought the kids worked hard and competed. All of them did a good job and will
be competitive next year," said Coach Greg Shamburg.
Athletic Director Rick Dreiling commented even further on the season, "Overall I
was really pleased by the play of the women. We had more women out this year than in the
past. Our goal is to continue upgrading not only women's tennis, but all of the women's
programs to elevate the level of play."
PHOTOS BY ANGELA TENNIS 37
Tony Nichols, EI Dorado freshman and Casey Belknap, Towanda freshman race to the finish line in the 400 m PHOTO BY HALLIE JONES
LAPPING IT UP
The Butler track team's season dwindled to a close at the big
finale, Nationals, in Odessa, Texas. The road to Odessa was far from
easy or dull, however.
The first part of the season was considered Indoor Track.
Butler placed fourth in Region VI and placed tenth at Nationals in
March. The season was far from over for these dedicated athletes.
Like Indoor, Outdoor Track was not a piece of cake. "There
are six teams in our region that will finish in the top 20 at Nationals,"
stated Fred Torneden, track head coach. "We have without a doubt
the most competitive conference in America. There are some really
good teams and good athletes."
Throughout the season, the Butler harriers gave these
38 Spring 1995
athletes, along with athletes from other regions, a run for their money.
At the Texas Relays, Stan lordanov, El Dorado freshman, placed third
when he ran a time of 29:57 in the 10,000 meter race, which blew away
the existing school record by 50 seconds.
Chris May, El Dorado freshman, ran a 3:52 in the 1500 meter
race, and he received second place for his impressive effort.
"Chris is the best middle distance runner that Butler ever had
The Grizzlies had some impressive races at the big Universit
of Kansas Relays, as well. The one mile relay conquered second place
and the distance medaly received third.
The Southwestern Relays turned out to be a great meet for
Tony Nichols, El Dorado freshman, lordanov and Mike Wilkey, Green
River freshman. Nichols won the triple jump, and this was a boost of
morale for El Dorado. "He is kind of our local hero," stated Torneden.
"He is from El Dorado High school."
lordanov and Wilkey literally ran away with the 5000 meter.
They received first and second, and the third place runner was 30
seconds behind them.
"They were way out in front," commented Torneden. "They
were lapping people, and they looked really good."
This was not the only time Wilkey had the pleasure of lapping
people, though. He ran a 31:13 in the 10,000 meter at the Fort Hays
Invitational, which put him way ahead of the other runners. He lapped
everybody, even the second place runner, who was Fort Hays' NCAA
Division II Cross Country All-American.
"Mike and Stan are two of the best long-distance guys to
tonnie Williams, Wichita freshman, stretches out before practice. PHOTO BY HALLIE JONES
Martin Prunty, Ireland freshman, works to finish an 800 m at practice. PHOTO BY KRISTY
ever go to school here," praised Torneden.
With contributions from all the athletes, Butler received
fifth at their Outdoor Regional meet, lordanov won second in both
the 1500 meters and 5000 meters. Martin Prunty, Ireland
freshman, placed second in the 10,000 meters.
The Emporia Twilight was the only meet separating
Regionals from Nationals, and Torneden planned on taking 15
athletes. This meet was the last chance to qualify for Nationals,
and it was also used as a warm-up for the same meet.
At press time, the results of Nationals were not available.
Torneden expected approximately 10 athletes to run at the big
event, and he hoped to place in the top 10.
"We had a really good National Indoor meet. So, I am
looking forward to see how well we can do at National Outdoor,"
stated Torneden. STORY BY VANESSA JONES
The Lady Grizzlies softball team had to battle
more than opponents to reach their goals. A team dominated
mostly by freshman had eight players quit during the year.
After starting the fall season with 21 women, only 13 remained
on the roster at season's end.
Those 13 remaining players teamed up to place
second at the Region VI softball tournament in Kansas City.
A first-place finish would have taken them to Nationals.
"I feel our season went well. The losses that we've
had were definitely because of our offensive mistakes, not
defensive. Ourdefense has been strong all year. Atthe plate
we have struggled," said Angie Hess, Overbrook freshman.
"I think we have grown tremendously as a team.
We didn't do as well as we had hoped, but we never lost
hope," said Ann Ketterman, Overbrook freshman.
The Lady Grizzlies had a majority of freshman
players. In fact eight of the nine starting were freshman. Liz
Bainter from Salina was the starting sophomore.
"Liz is a team leader and an emotional leader. She
gets the team fired up. Liz is in their faces and takes control,"
said assistant coach Chad Steinkamp brother of head coach
"These women have more heart than any other
bunch I have ever coached. They proved this in the Region
VI when they lost the first game and turned around and won
six games straight," said Chad Steinkamp.
"At first I was nervous, because of the competitive
level. It's stressful at times, upsetting at times, but very
exciting at times. Coaching is an emotional job. One day it
Jodi Regehr, Galva sophomore, winds up for a pitch against
Garden City. The Lady Grizzlies placed second in Region VI
play. PHOTO BY R.L. COX
Joni Jahnke, second
baseman for the
takes her stance in
the batter's box
awaiting the pitch.
PHOTO BY R.L.
42 Spring 1995
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could be happy and exciting. The next day it could be sad and
upsetting," said Chad Steinkamp.
The coaches put attitude before talent and not talent
before attitude when making their selection for the team.
Talent can always be improved upon, especially if you are
willing to be coached according to Chad Steinkamp.
Colleen Farmer, Haysville freshman, asked the
Butler softball coaches to come and watch her play. "At the
last minute we signed her. Colleen improved enormously
during the year. She was a big asset to the team, " said Chad
She improved so much that by season's end
Farmer was named to the All-Region First Team. Teammates
Joni Jahnke, Salina freshman, Bainter, and sophomore Jodi
Regehr, a pitcher from McPherson, were named All-Region
Farmer's First Team selection nominated her for the
All-American team. A committee was set up to review all of
the players nominated.
Second baseman Joni Jahnke, Salina freshman, backs up pitcher, Jodi Regehr, Galva sophomore. PHOTO BY R. L. COX
"I am very excited and surprised to be nominated,"
said Farmer. "I don't think that I did anything special to
deserve this. I just went out and played."
Farmer ended her season with a .388 batting
average, 26 runs batted in, six doubles, and two triples. She
led the Lady Grizzlies in home runs with three, and stolen
bases with 16.
"Colleen played a big part on this team," said head
coach Shane Steinkamp. "She deserves to be nominated."
"I couldn't have done it by myself," said Farmer.
"My teammates helped out a lot. They are the ones that hit
me in and helped out in other statistical areas, and I certainly
couldn't have done it without my coaches' help."
When only 13 players were left at the end of the
season, it would seem that in this case 13 was a pretty lucky
number. After all the final record was 32 - 14. Copy by
Utamu Statton and Jesse Howard Lantern sports editor
STORY BY TONY EVERHART
College baseball, where the strikes were thrown across
orae plate and the players actually played ball
players and owners was to get on each other's nerves. But it was business
as usual for Rutler's hall club.
'R. D. Parker (head coach) works everyone real hard. He'
wants everyone to be overachievers and do their best,'
fair, but he
stated Shawnee freshman Craig Verstraett
)maha, Neb. and the coaches up there kne
about Butler and the work ethic of the coaching staff.
"1 feel B. D. knows what he's talking about
ether. I've learned more from
Parker than I have from any other of my coaches.
"He knows how to work you hard, so when it comes down
to the start of the se;
you have to do comes fairly easy
in good shape, physically and mentally," said freshman Bill
Hard work and dedication seemed to be t
sehall squad h;
e of obstacles to overcome.
mely lack of sophomores and good weather.
"We had a bunch of hardworking freshman last year. Then
weren't many sophomores. This made
rather quickly. With only one sophomore starting in the t
two in the infield,
i in and help lead the
"He (Parker) always told us that everything is hanging right
there. All you have to do is grab it. He
jnbelievahle," continued Ru
athletes can di
: team, hut
keeping the faith tor good weather in Kansas does not always give the
results that were hoped for.
1 think the reason tor the poor defense at the end c if the ye;
was from all the had weather we had A couple of weeks
regionals all we could do was hitting practice. We couldn't get on the
44 Spring 1995
Ready to take the fiel
Bill Russell, Omaha,
Neb. freshman, gets 1.
I rum his coaches.
PHOTO BY HALLIE
field, so 1 think our defense suffered in that respect," stated Russell
Inexperience, inconsistency, and poor weather can eoml
for any team. Yet the coaching staff urged their players on.
nt losing season
"The strong points over the course of the season were pitching and defense. However, come
tournament time our defense let down.
We had a young club. It was a situation where we had come oft a great season the year before.
It was kind of a rebuilding season for us. We feel like we accomplished some goals, but we didn't get
as far as we would have liked to," said head coach B. D. Parker.
The Grizzlies took a 31-17 record into the sub-regional tournament. They beat Barton
County 8-0 and Seward County 5-3. But the tide turned on them and they dropped two games, firsi
to Colby Community College 10-9, then again playing Seward in the losers bracket 12-11. The
Grizzlies season had come to an abrupt end.
"We experienced a lot of things this year, especially at the end of the season. I think this
will set the stage for next year. We should have several good leaders and a good team lor the new
season, related Verstraet
'I think we're going to be hungry next year. Everyone has a
iste in their mouths
because of the way things ended this year.
idorslup, which we sh
oes well, we will have an excellent team," echoed Russell.
There was already talk in the air about the next season and the expectations that go alo
with it. Coach Parker will no doubt have his young men fully prepared fo
>n. And once a'
he strikes wrll be called by umpires at home plate instead oflawyt
Put me in coach. I 'm readv
iAiviJ A^uik'r.i, Auburn
sophomore, slices theb.ill
to the outfield feu i
double. PHOTO B\
46 Spring lyys
Kivi'iving.i last minute.pt'p talk, theGrizzly
Kisehall team gets together for a huddle.
PHOTO BY HALLIE JONES
oiv In- turn to ImI \l.itl Vli.U'lkr. Topok.i
luck. PHOTO BY HALLlt JONES
Reggie Taylor, Wichita
freshman, stops for a
cold drink to refresh
himself during pracitce.
PHOTO BY HALLIE
END OF THE ROAD
STORY BY JULIE ANDERSON
Hours of work, late nights of studying, and good times
with friends. These were the things that led up to one event - -
graduation. Memories and friendship were now all that was left of
the time graduates had spent at school as they prepared for one
last shared moment with the
people they had come to
very exciting to me. I felt I had
accomplished my first goal of
obtaining my associate of
science degree. Hopefully my
A.S. degree will help me on
my way to becoming
successful in the future. My
next goal is getting into
presentation of the prestigious R.D. Hubbard Award by Board of
Trustees member, John Grange. Elizabeth Claassen, Whitewater
sophomore, received the $4,000 scholarship given out over four
semesters. Claassen was chosen by a special seven-member
from a group of
Requirements for this
award were the student
had to maintain a 3.5
GPA or higher and be
actively involved in the
Vanessa Jones, Augusta graduate, is congratulated by Pete Ferrell III, Board of Trustees chairman, as she receives
her diploma PHOTO BY ANGELA GARNER
Scholarship) the best
nursing school in hopes of obtaining my bachelor of science and award we have for students to be encouraged to complete their
nursing," said Jennifer Perley, Leon sophomore.
baccalaureate degree," said Melinda McAffee, endowment
On Saturday, May 20, more than 600 students lined up in director,
alphabetical order for the 10:00 a.m. commencement ceremony.
On the evening before graduation, top graduates were
Family and friends gathered together in the 500 Building's honored at the annual Order of the Purple Banquet. After
gymnasium to watch as each student was honored for his or her
recognizing the 157 Order of the Purple recipients who maintained
a 3.5 or higher GPA, the 19 Order of the Gold students who
Accompanying the ceremony, the concert band played maintained a 4.0 GPA were honored for their accomplishments.
several numbers including, The Butler Anthem "Between Earth and
Along with recognizing the Order of the Purple and Gold
Sky," and "Fanfare and Toccata." The Headliners performed "One recipients five additional awards were presented.
Song," and "Angels Among Us."
One of the focal points of the ceremony was the
50 Spring 1995
The Helen TeterZebold Award went to a student majoring
in an area of science, math, or engineering. The honor went to
graduate Jamie Stolz of Wichita. Stolz planned to attend Kansas
Newman College and major in secondary education with an emphasis
Wichita graduate Diane Stutey's involvement in academics
and extra-curricular activities earned her the HUEY Award, given in
memory of former student Gregory A. Bales and presented by his
mother Nancy. Before his untimely death, Bales exemplified the
highest standards of a college student. Each year the award is given
to an Order of the Purple graduate who possesses the same high
standards as Bales.
Honors awards were presented by Bill Langley, biology
instructor and Honors Program chairman. Honors Program graduates
receiving plaques included: Gloria Cokeley of Douglass and Carol
Lynam of Wichita. Cokeley planned to attend Southwestern College
in Winfield and major in psychology. Lynam worked at the Boeing
Employment Credit Union in Wichita. Whitewater nursing graduate
Elizabeth Claassen, winner of the Hubbard Award, received a
plaque for her Honors independent project. She researched and
wrote a pamphlet for beginning nursing students.
Phi Theta Kappa, a national honors society established
in 1918 and chartered at Butler in 1992 honored its members by
presenting them a stole to wear at graduation. Susan Pfeifer,
Butler of Andover mathematics instructor and PTK advisor, gave
stoles to Robert Kenney, Stacy Shipman and Lori Sullivan of El
Dorado; Amy King, Carol Lynam and Linda Owen, Wichita, and
Karen Tones and Mark Woodard, Andover.
Jessica Miltner, Nicole Lehner, Wichita, and Stephanie
Bartel, Buhler, were recognized as the recipients of the Winnie
Broers Estate Scholarship. The annual scholarship of $1,000 is
renewable for a second year. Recipients are selected based on
GPA and Butler graduation requirements.
52 Spring 1995
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After being asked to stand, the graduates look out into the crowd to find their families so they can
thank them for their help and support- PHOTO BY ANGELA GARNER
During the recognition of
the Order of Gold at
graduate, receives a
plaque for maintaining a
4.0 G. PA PHOTO BY
Afterthoughts. . .
As far as we know 1994-95 printing of the Grizzly yearbook was Others were eager for the change and were ready to see something
probably its last. However, it should not be viewed as the end of the yearbook, different.
but a new opportunity as last year's yearbook staff passes the torch to next
year's magazine staff.
To those people unwilling to change I reply, it's time to move on,
take the next step, and evolve. The Grizzly yearbook staff was a talented and
Some people had said, "Why ruin a good thing? The yearbook was diverse blend of people, and Jane Watkins was an outstanding advisor who let
fine just the way it was."
To say that this magazine was confusing
would be an understatement. After all, when I
became co-editor (otherwise known as Julie's
untrusty sidekick) I had no clue what I was getting
myself into. As the creation of this issue concluded I
was still baffled as to what exactly my job was, all I
knew was that I had to write a letter from the editor
so here it goes, or went, or whatever tense I should
have used. . .
It's hard to imagine how much effort really
went into a 62 page format of this type after creating
a yearbook. The best way I can describe it would be
like running a marathon and then having someone
tell you, "Hey great race, but would you mind running
a few extra miles you don't look tired enough yet."
Of course the gut response was are you
kidding? You've got to be serious? Another @$!#*
yearbook! After a little kicking and screaming (mostly
done by Kristy Ayres towards me) I accepted the fact
that I had a job to do, and it better be done well.
There were a lot of people looking forward to seeing
not only a finished product, but a high quality one at
I think the staff created an excellent
magazine considering the strain of balancing school,
work, yearbook, and the impossible task of
maintaining a social life outside Room 107. Hopefully
you will agree. Happy reading.
each yearbook be a reflection of the individuals on the staff.
When you looked through the yearbook, you could see more than
just the students of Butler in the pictures and stories, you could see the different
personalities of the staff reflected in each page. Whenever a story was written
or a picture taken, there was individual creativity and ideas put into them that
made each one unlike the others.
As we looked forward to next year, we saw the new ideas and
possibilities that comes with new writers and photographers, as well as a new
advisor. Dave Kratzer greeted the challenge of a new communicative medium
with open arms.
The goal of the magazine is to provide information about upcoming .
events, and record information recapping the events that had passed. The
magazine will be both entertaining and informative.
With high goals and expectations the magazine staff planned to
begin work on the magazine three days before classes began. With the many
different ideas of each individual, it will be a challenge tor the staff to combine
all of these ideas into one magazine.
But, just as staffs have in the past, 1 feel that this staff will be able to
put differences aside and make compromises, so that working on the magazine
will be a good experience for everyone involved. And the magazine will reflect
the talents and abilities of the staff. STORY BY JULIE ANDERSON AND
54 Spring 1995
rhris Houseman, Reece freshman, discusses assignments for the yearbook with Tony Everhart, Augusta
ophomore PHOTO BY ANGELA GARNER
Putting together a simple 62 page magazine. It may
sound simple to someone who has never tried it, but just give it
a try someday and you will find out just exactly what we have
gone through. When 1 accepted the position of co-editor I had
no idea what I was getting myself into.
Since I was co-editor I had assumed someone would
be helping me work on the magazine, but I had began to
wonder about that when Chris didn't show up for a couple of
weeks.- Just about the time I had completely given up on him,
he started coming in and we began our work.
Even though we knew what we had to do; put
together a magazine by the time the semester was over, we
were not exactly sure where to begin. So we assigned stories
to the writers and gave photographers events to cover. With
about a month and a half left of school, Chris and I decided it
was time for us to figure out what we needed to do. After that,
things began to go more quickly.
Finally, the pages began to get finished and we
finally had something that resembled a magazine. Once this
was finished we could finally get back to our "normal" lives.
There was no longer the pressure of having to get everything
done yesterday and we could finally relax.
After all was said and done, I hope you enjoy the
Volume 66 of Butler County Community College 1995
Grizzly supplement magazine was printed by Jostens of Topeka, Kansas.
All 900 copies were composed and set by the Grizzly staff using
Macintosh Classic, Performa, and SE computers and a LaserWriter IINT
printer. All photos were printed by Grizzly staff photographers and
contributing photographers in the Butler darkroom facilities. The Way
We Were theme was created by Christopher Houseman and Julie
Anderson in conjunction with the As We Are yearbook. The magazine
was the original design and format of co-editors Christopher Houseman
and Julie Anderson. The paper stock for this magazine is Bordeaux 80
pound. The entire publication was printed in black and white. Copy,
headlines, and all o
tinted in various sizes of
Goudy and Palatino fonts
The magazine consisted of 62 pages and was available to the
students in August of 1995. The cost of the magazine was covered by
student fees and college contributions.
Special thanks to Kelly and Carol Wright, Liz Bardin, Dave
Neiman, and Rod Evans, Jostens representatives, and to Jane Watkins
our advisor, mentor, and surrogate mother.
YEARBOOK BREAKS RECORD, WHILE NEWSPAPER BREAKS DRY SPELL
The Butler journalists did it with style, design, and creativity. What did they do exactly? WIN!! The
Grizzly staff won 34 awards, and the Lantern staff received three at the annual awards banquet in April presented
by the Kansas Associated Collegiate Press.
"We were able to enter any copy, design,
or photography produced between February
1994 and February 1995. This is the second
year we've competed in both magazine and
yearbook. Last year we won a total of 17
awards for our entries in both categories.
To win 34, double what we won last year,
is outstanding. I'm so proud of this staff,"
said Jane Watkins, the Grizzh adviser.
The awards' banquet, held at the Ramada
Inn in Topeka, began with an all-you-can-
eat taco buffet and was followed by the
awards ceremony. Brent Bates, KACP
Augusta sophomore, President, kicked off the ceremony with the traditional "pat on the back" speech. Bates then handed the
Vanessa Jones, keep
track of awards But- , ,
ler journalists won at microphone over to Brenda Easterday, KACP First Vice President, and she began to present the awards to the
the Kansas Associa-
tion of Collegiate
Press awards ban- anxious journalists,
quet. PHOTO BY
With 16 awards, Co-editor Ryan McGeeney, Wichita sophomore, was the top winner of the entire
banquet. The categories he won in were photograjihy, copy and design.
Sports editor Tony Everharr, Augusta sophomore, went home with four awards for his copy efforts. Co-
editor Kristy Ayres, Norwich sophomore, acquired three awards for her writing and designing.
56 Spring 1995
\manda Choens, El Dorado freshman, helps Julie Anderson, Burns freshman, identify baseball players from a photo. PHOTO BY ANGELA GARNER
Co-copy editor Stephanie Robertson, Norwich sophomore, in this prestigious category,
and Suzanne Stolz, Colwich sophomore, obtained two awards each for The Lantern won two other awards during the ceremony,
their writing. UtamuStatton, Manhattan sophomore, Chris Houseman, Kelly Houck, Wichita sophomore, and Matt McManamey, Wichita
parts unknown sophomore, Aaron Cessna, former Editor-in-Chief, and freshman, received silvers for their interior page designs.
Julie Anderson, Burns freshman, won an award each for their writing
"I never expected the amount of awards that our team won,
talents. although it was not a major shock considering the abundance of talent
The ceremony's grand finale was the presentation of the "Best on both staffs (Grizzly and Lantern). 1 really wondered, at times, if it was
Overall" awards. The 1993-1994 edition of the Grizzly was awarded worth all the trouble. There's no doubt in my mind, now, that it was
gold, which put it in second place. Kansas State University's Royal Purple and always will be for most people," stated Everhart.
won the prestigious "All Kansas" award. The 1994 Supplement, The long hours spent interviewing, writing, designing,
Beyond, received a Silver in the "Best Overall" category. photographing, and developing paid off for these journalists. The
The Grizzly was not the only Butler publication that received Grizzly staff broke the record, and the Lantern staff began their climb
recognition in the "Best Overall" category. The Lantern left with a silver back up the ladder of success, not having won any awards since 1990.
STORY BY VANESSA JONES
Yearbook/newspaper awards 57
W7n7e photographing trees and
flower saronnd the El Dor ado area,
Eric Groves, Wichita freshman, is
captured by fellow photographer
Raymond Cox of the Lantern staff.
Photo by R.L. Cox
* Order of Gold- 4.0 G.P. A.
**Order of Purple - 3.5-3.9 G.P.A.
Abraham, Joy L.
Adams, Carol A.
Adamson, Janice R.
Aeschliman, Hilary Erin
Aldridge, Diana Kaye
Alexander, Brian Lawan
Allen, Anthony D.
Allen, Brian E.
Allen, Patricia A.
**Allen, Rebecca F.
Alley, Chanelle Diane
**Ames, Jeffrey C.
Anderson, Marleen LaBay
**Andrew, Paula G.
Andrews, Kristine Lynette
Ankrom, Brett A.
Anthis, Jeremy Allyn
Armhrister, Tammy G.
Armfield, Greg Gene
Arnett, Sheryl Lynn
Arthur, Nathan L.
**Artz, Kaelene Rae
Ashhrook, Teri L.
Austin, Donald W.
**Ayres, Kristy Gail
Bainter, Elizabeth Anne
* Baker, Catherine L.
Baker, Traci Shanell
Balding, James R.
**Ball, Shawna Christine
Ballard, Bryan K
**Barrier, Shannon Lee
**Bartel, Stephanie Jo
Bartell, Suzanne Renae
Bartling, Andrea N.
Bauman, Lisa A.
Bazil, Leon Jay
Beers, Rolf J.
Benham, Nina Jo
Bentley, Cherie L.
**Bernstein, Christine L.
Berryman, Darren R.
**Bills, Sandra Deeann
Bird, Justin David
Black, Shawna Kay
Blue, Steven Earl Jr.
Boger, Karen Drye
Bogle, Marci L.
Bohrer, Terisa R.M.
Bolder, Tira Lynn
**Bolhnger, Kenneth D.
Bonner, Deborah Jean
Bouddhara, Phinnakhon Michael
Bowen, Victoria Ann
Bowser, Lisa C.
Boyer, Francine Kay
Bozeman, Keenan L.
Bradford, Reason J.
Brady, Janette Marie
**Brandt, Karen Faye
Brandt, Paula Marie
Brannam, Melinda A.
Brauser, Bryan D.
Brehm, Chad M.
Brewer, Jarrod Matthew
Briley, Kenneth R. Jr.
Brown, Deirdre D.
Brown, Laura Diana Lally
Brown, Lynnette M.
Brown, Sharon K.
Brown, Stephany LeAnn
Brown, Tom F. Jr.
Bryant, Robert F.
**Buller, Brian Dale
Buresh, Madonna Susan
Burgey, Lawrence Joseph
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Burkhart, Cory D.
Burns, Bradley K.
Burns, Curtis Eugene
**Burris, Debra Etter
Burton, Terry A.
Bushey, Michele Denise
Calder, Steven Wayne
**Call, Pamela Ruth
Callaway, Nona A.
Cantor, Judith D.
**Cantrell, Melody L.
Carnley, Jeffery D.
Carr, Jason Matthew
**Carr, Stephanie D. Fountain
**Carson, Tobias Joseph
Carter, Nancy Sue
**Castle, Ercilia Criss Ann
Cates-Wheaton, Linda Sue
Cedeno, Marcia Christine Martin
**Cerney, Angela Gwynn
Chadic, Gary S.
**Chahine, Danielle L.
Chandler, Tracie L.
**Cheatwood, Tara C.
Christian, Margaret Elaine
**Claassen, Elizabeth Lea
Clark, Robyn K.
Clemons, Anthony S.
**Cokeley, Gloria Jean
Coley, Charles Michael
Collins, Paul Vance
Consoldane, Anthony V. Ill
**Cook, Carla Renee
Cooke, Echo C.
Cooper, Rhonda D.
Corwine, Mitchell J.
Coulter, Shelby Canice
Coulter, Stephen Eric
**Countryman, Kacey Ann
**Countryman, Michael T.
**Cowen, Janet K.
Crabb, Joshua Abraham
Crane, Sherry Kaye
Crowley, Kandi L.
Cuckler, Cathryn Annette
Cvetnich, Jeanne A.
Dahna, Brenda S.
Dame, Cynthia M.
David, Leigh Elizabeth
Davis, Debra Jean
Davis, Naomi Jean
**Decker, Carissa Dawn
Decker, Krista Anne
**DeGraw, Ruth M.
Deines, Jennifer Leigh
**Dellinger, Ramona M.
Dennett, Holly Amber
Dennett, Sherry Lynn Bodkins
**Denning, Janice L. Payne
Depperschmidt, Todd Alan
Dial, Velma Marie
Dick, Jennifer Kaye
Divine, Kimberly Ann
Dixson, Connie Mae
Doherty, Vicki Gordon
*Donovan, LaGene R.
**Duerksen, Agatha Joy
**Dulany, Delori M.
Dunker, Donna M.
Dunn, Crystal Marie
**Dunsmoor, Shelly Ann
Durst, Sherene Marie
Eaton, Sheryl A.
Ebberts, Roberta F.
**Elmore-Manning, Jo-Elizabeth W.
Emairi, Fawaz Salem
Erskin, Jane Marie
Evenson, Greg Logan
**Everhart, Diane L.
*Everhart, Tony D.
**Ezell, Timothy L.
Farher, Stephanie K.
Farmer, Stephen R.
Faulkner, Matisha L.
Feleciano, Heather Dane'
Ferguson, Jennifer J.
**Fidler, Paul Patrick
**Finlay, Tamara Dawn
Fitch, Trina Lynne
Fletcher, Karie Y.
Foltz, Mary June
**Foos, Lynn Ann
**Force, Victoria L.
** Forrest, Shery
Foster, Maria Elena
Foster, Tonee M.
Fowler, Jennifer K.
*Fox, Tiane T.M.
Freeman, Angela J.
French, Steve W.
**Friend, Susan V.
**Frisbie, Dana Marie
**Frye, Clara I. Lizarralde
Gallegos, Patricia Munson
Gavin, Suzanne M.
Gillespie-Smith, Kristie A.
Gilmore, Russell D.
Ginther, Stefan Wilhelm
**Givens, Eugenia L.
**Goellner, Betty B.
**Gonzales, Daniel Joseph
Goodwin, Amy M.
Goodwin, Teresa Kay
Gordon, Jeffrey Craig
Gordon, Leanna R.
Gorrell, Lynell Irene
Gosnell, Lorelei C.
Grabitz, John Jr.
Graham, Ronald Albert II
Grate, Travis Lee
Gray, Harold Dean
Grayson, Kimberly Rochelle
**Greenlief, Kathleen D.
Griffin, Beverly Burrell
Griggs, Montyca Elisa
Grill, Christopher C.
Gronau, Sabnna B.
Gulick, Crystal Leann
Gutierrez, Daniel M.
Halsey, William Albert
Hamden, Deborah J. S.
Hamilton, Michael Ray
Hamlin, Angela K.
Hammer, M. M. Jr.
**Hansen, Teresa L.
Hanson, Camala C.
Harden, Michael W.
Harding, Jason Harper
Harge, Michael J.
Harris, Ernest L. Jr.
Harrold, Russel W.
**Hartnagel, Kimberly A.
Haselhorst, Clayton J.
Hayden, George H.
**Headrick, Matthew J.
**Hedrick, Rebecca Ann
Heiland, Jolene T.
Heinsohn, Maria Luisa
Heinz, Nicole Dyan
Heller, Kelly Colby
**Helmer, Charles W.
*Helmer, Elvira L.
**Helmer, Terri Lynn
Helmut, Kasey Suzanne
Henning, Julie D.
Henry, Diane Rene
Henry, Katherine Marie
Hermstein, Frances Margaret
Herpich, Michelle Lynn
Herrenhruck, Nichole Rennee
Herron, Jennifer S.
Hess, Steven M.
Heston, Julie Suzanne
Hiegert, Brian Louis
Hildehrand, Cathy Sue
Hink, Robyn Edyth
Hohelman, Margaret T.
Hodgens, Gregory L.
Hoheisel, Chadwick Joseph
**Hokanson, Jeffrey Scott
**Holtzinger, Mika Maurine
Hoops, Cheryl J.
**Howard, Larry D.
Hoy, Stacy Renee
**Hubbart, Dana Beldene
Huggins, Patsy Marie
Humig, Joshua S.
Hunt, Russell E.
Hunter, Adam Wayne
Jackson, Regina K.
Jackson, Shawn Allen
*Jacobs, Janett Kay
"James, Carolyn J.
**Janney, Jennifer Denise
Jenkins, Anthony Wilson
Jesri, Nazir A.
Johnson, Henry F.
Johnson, Kevin B.
Johnson, Melissa Diane
Jones, Juliet Halla Fe
Jones, Kori D.
Jones, Lori Diane
**Jones, Vanessa Mae
*Jordan, Denise E.
Jordan, Hobert L. Jr.
Justice, Staci D.
Kaempfe, Vickie L.
Kallenberger, Michael W.
Kanaga, Rob B.
Kaspar, Sybil L.
Keen, Tammy Joy
Keene, Kaylon M.
*Kelsey, Sharon Youk
**Kenney, Robert David
Kill, Deloris Diane
**King, Amy Lee
Kinkade, Donald Leroy Jr.
Kinsinger, Mary Louise
Kirk, Jeremiah C.
Kirkpatrick, Brent Christopher
Kiser, Kenneth W.
Kleinschmidt, Shane M.
Kline, Deborah Ann
Kluzak, Cynthia A.
**Knight, Rick R.
**Knight, Shawn Lee
*Koehn, Daniela L.
Koehn, Laura Jeane Brockway
Koehn, Michael L.
Krug, William Joseph
Kuenneth, Jacque K.
Kuhlmann, Steven Francis
Kunkel, Brandy Kay
Kunkel, Candace L.
Lackey, Stephanie J.
Lacy, Kelly Lynn
*Laing, Catherine E.
Lam, Elizabeth Yeng
Lara, Vincent Ray
Larcom, Derek D.
Lashbrook, Deborah Lynn
**Lauber, Kiesha Kaye
Laver, melissa Lyn
Lawrence, Jeremy R.
**Lawson, Christina Marie
Leach, William M.
Lee, Christopher J.
**Lehner, Nichole E.
Leis, Martin W.
Leithoff, Cynthia Ann
Lentz, Jeremy Shaun
*Leonard, Michelle Elizabeth
Lewis, Eddie W.
**Light, Kyungmi An
Lill, Stefanie L.
**Lindteigen, Melanie Denise
**Lindteigen, Monica Diann
Linn, Kane L.
Lipscomb, Marvin D.
Little, Carol J.
**Little, Megan Michele
Littlejohn, Gene L.
Loftis, Terrie Louise
Logue, Maria N.
Love, Darla K.
Lowry, Amy Edwing
**Lucas, Grace Capathia
**Luther, Karla Ann
**Lynam, Carol Lee McElhinny
**Mahan, Nancy Jean Rowell
Malan, Brandy L.
**Malcolm, Wenche S.
Malone, Mary J.
**Mapes, Julie C.
**Marr, Jacob Douglas
Marshall, Dana A.
**Mart, Brandi Lynn
Martin, Angela C.
**Mattin, Janan Lanae
Martin, Patrick Wayne
Martinez, Knsten A.
Matheny, Jeri Rae
**Mathews, Nora Elizabeth
**McAdam, Sean W.
McClain, Kenneth Edward
McClellan, Janice K.
**McCool, Fawnetta L.
McDaniel, Kelly Jean
McFarland, Melissa A.
McGuen, Karen S.
McLean, Christopher R.
**Mendez, Liliana D.
Michael, Kerry Ann
Millard, Annette L.
Miller, Christopher K.
Miller, David W.
*Miller, Dean A.
Miller, Kent N.
Miller, Kevin Michael
Miller, Robert Clinton
Miller, Suzanne Renee
*Miltner, Jessica Lynn
**Moon, Kristi Rae
**Moore, Sherri Denise
Moore, Tom J.
**Moreland, Steven J.
Morey, Denise Ann
**Morgan, Pamela A.
Morrison, Andrea M.
Naill, Andrew M.
Nave, Mark A.
Nedrow, Sheryl Maelene
Nelson, Dayla Dawn
Nelson, Laura D.
Nelson, Sharon G.
Newsome, Myron Levelle
Newton, Rebecca J.
**Nguyen, Anh Phi
Nguyen, Bruce Van
Nichols, Donald Anthony
Nichols, Jana Linn
Nittler, Jennifer L.
Norman, Timothy J.
Norris, Elizabeth L.
Norton, Jonnie Allison
Oeding, Holly N.
**01mstead, Rue Ann Christina
Olson, Christopher Dean
**01son, Vickie Lynn
**Orr, Katherine A.
Osborne, Michelle Sue
Osterloh, Robin A.
Otte, Cindy Diane
Owen, Linda Darlene
Oyler, Margaret Anita
Pagenkopf, Michele L.
Palacios, Itza Dec
Pande, Sunit Raj
Panek, Lena M.
Parker, Scott A.
Parrish, Michelle Colene
Paschal, Lana S.
Patterson, Saida Adem
Patterson, Shelley Ann
Payton, Cynthia L.
Peckham, Lucy Ann
Pedigo, Jennifer Christine
Perez 111, Mark
Perley, Jennifer Lindsay
Pham, Quy Dinh
Phillips, Kent M.
Pickard, Douglas E.
Pickett, Paul J.
**Pierce, Kathleen B.
**Pitzer, Dianna L.
*Plante, Julie A.
Plunk, Michael W.
**Poettgen, Barbara A.
Poole, Cristy D.
Preston, Timothy C.
Pndgett, Tanga Le-Veice
Proffitt, Stacy Lee
**Pyle, David Max
**Pyle, Deedra Dionne
Radtke, Jennifer J.
Ramsey, Michelle Irene
Randall, Kristy A.
**Randall, Mary Sue
Rattu, Stevie Henry
**Rawlings, Amanda R.
Ray, Trisha Sue
"Raymond, Crystal Annette
**Real, Kevin D.
Rech, Shannon Christine
Redburn, Travis S.
Reddy, Mallu Suba
Reese, Amer S. Jr.
Regehr, Joanna N.
Reilender, Aaron Dean
Renfro, Lisa Marie
**Rhoads, Linda Lee
**Rhyne, Dwayne E.
Richards, Sharli Ann
Richardson, Barbara O.
Richardson, Carolyn Dohbs
Richardson, Marjorie Colleen
Richenburg, Luke Michael
**Rickard, Christopher Paul
Rierson, Heather Dawn
Rittle, Patricia Aleene
**Rivera, Bev I.
Robertson, Heather DeAnne
Robertson, Scott Lee
Robinson, Carla Renae
**Rohrhack, Douglas B.
Roling, Melanie L.
Rooker, Rebecca L.
Rose, Stephen C.
Rosenteld, Nicole Henesey
**Roudybush, Billy J.
**Rowden, David Dwayne
**Rowden, Tara R.
Rowland, Rachel Dawn
**Roybal, Donna Hudnell
Ruiz, Nathan Brian
**Salas, Deanna L.
Salyer, Tamara K.
Sampson, Linda J. Hardesty
Sawas, Bassam H.
**Sawin, Brice W.
Schaeffer, Matthew C.
Schafer, Donald W.
Schantz, Natasha R.
Scheidel, James A.
Schroeder, Eric J.
Schultz, Brian L.
**Schwieger, Dale J.
Scribner, Stacey L.
**Sears, Sally M.
Sell, Kristie Lynn
Sharp, Brandi Gretchen
Sharp, Sherri Ann
Shephard, Marcia Dyan
Shepherd, Dawn M.R.
**Shipman, Stacy Danelle
Shobe, Chad R.
Shrestha, Sangit M.
Shultzman, Richard S.
**Siebert, Michael Duane
**Simone, Michael L.
Skidmore, Brandon W.
Slaughter, Anthony W.
Smiley, Leslie A.
Smith, Carmen Olivia
Smith, Jami Lynne
**Smith, Judith Carrollee
**Smith, Rhonda R.
Smith, Ted Michael
Snow, Rachel E.
Snyder, Christina Ann
Sparks, William Howard
Stack, Jo Ann
Stahl, Angela R.
Stanyer, Aaron L.
Steadman, Lanelle Kay
**Stefanac, Danielle Marie
Stelz, Lorraine R.
**Sternadori, Richard D.
Stewart, Dehra J.
**Stolz, Jamie Renee
**Stolz, Suzanne Margaret
Stoner, Erin Denise
Stras, Jacob Martin
**Strawn, Tracy Kathleen
Strunk, Shelly Marie
Stubbs-Rucker, Kathy Dianne
Stude, Ruth Irene
Sturdivant, Tiffany Renee
**Stutey, Diane M.
**Sullivan, Amy Jo
Sullivan, Lori Leann
Sullivan, Norma L.
Swallow, Robert Brian
Swenson, Shellee K.
Swift, Todd Stephen
Taher, Kathryn A.
Taft, Charles G. Jr.
**Taylor, Aaron E.P.
Taylor, Debra A.
Taylor, Kenneth M.
Team, Shane Raymond
Terrell, Ghrissy L.
Thomas, Brian W.
Thotnason, Jenny Dianne
Thompson, Rock Aaron
Tiede, Debra L.
Tiger, Riley E.
Tijerina, Anita D.
Todd, Cynthia Lou
* Tones, Karen Ann
Totty, Sherrie L.
Tran, Ngoc Cacelia
**Tribe, Brian C.
Trippe, Linda Dee
Tsou, 1 Rei Ellen
Tucker, Jodi Kay
Tulloch David Emanuel
Turner, Gerae Alane
*Turner, Jamie Michelle
Turner, John S.
Turney, Kevin Lane
Ulmer, Robin L.
Valentine, Sydney Lynn
Vanmeter, Robert M. II
Vaughn, Alice L.
Vieyra Cynthia Marie
**Vu, Mai Phuong Thi
*Wade, Carla Jo
Walker, Colleen Sue
Walker, DeAnna Jolene
Walker, Wayne A.
Ware, Angela Marie
Ware, Connie Gale
Warhurst, Dana Danette
Warren, Cynthia Marie Jacobson
Warren, Denise Ellen
Warren, Julie A.
Wells, Delbert James Allen
Wells, M. Denise
White, Pamela A.
*White, Tammie Lyn
Whitehill, Elizabeth A.
Whiteman, Justin L.
**Wiebe-Hana, Tricia L.
Williams, Jill E.
*Williams, Jill Le Ann
Williams, Jody C.
**Williams, Lexie D.
Williams, Peggy J.
**Williams, Sharon Beth
Williamson, Stanley H.
Wilson, Daniel Lee
Wilson, Rodney Wade
Wilson, Tyson L.
**Winger, Julie A.
Wolff, Jason Matthew
**Woodard, Mark John
Woods, Diane M.
Woodyard, Barbara Lee
Wright, Elizabeth Anne
Wright, Tammy L.
Wyrick, Tami S.
Wysocki, Kimberley A.
Xiong, Ger N.
Yancey, Kathy I,
Yearout, Joshua L.
Yee, Stacy R.
Young, Andrew J.
Zang, Wendy D.
Zickel, David Wayne
**Zumalt, Donna L.
A deserted Kansas dirt road, perhaps leading us to where we're going or taking us
back to "The Way We Were." Regardless, all of us sometimes follow the road less
traveled to a place not known. Photo by Hallie Jones.
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