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I m p a c t . The word denotes an outside force or change. Academics, sports, organizations and other individuals all had an impact in the lives of the students w h o m a d e up this year at Liberty Baptist College. These students, in turn, affected the community of Lynchburg through planned programs and spontaneous actions. World, national and local events also had an impact on students as they changed or reinforced ideas.
Guy Penrod, Ron Snavely and Dave DeWitt relax between innings of a dorm three Softball game. Taping a segment for "The Old Time Gospel Hour," Dr. Jerry Falwell attempts to raise money for future building on Liberty Mountain. Junior Bobbi Payne came up with water but no apple while bobbing for apples at a Dorm 3 and Dorm 14 Halloween party.
M a n y students faced their first year at college. T h e largest freshman class, 1079 strong, arrived three days ahead of most returning students in the fall. Unusually cold January weather greeted 326 n e w students for the second semester. A n e w computer registration process had to be explained and tested for the first year. It w a s a change that had an impact on L B C students. Perspectives of the administration changed as sights began to focus on future building on the rest of Liberty Mountain.
David VanNote displays his opinion of running back Greg Mosely during the Evangel College game. Mosely's 300-yard game caused many others to also call him awesome. Freshmen Anita Dees and Joanna Hanthorn watch intently as Dr. Jerry Falwell tapes for "The Old Time Gospel Hour."
P e o p l e interacted in meeting new and lasting friends. Students had an impact on each other through social activities. Entertainment included six concerts along with Saturday night films planned by the Student Government Association. The drama department presented four plays including the "Sound of Music" and "Oedipus, the King." Studying was also a normal part of the student's lives although other activities often took priority. Chapel and church services at T h o m a s Road Baptist Church were regular aspects of life at L B C that also had an impact on m a n y L B C students.
A c a d e m i c s had an impact on both students and faculty. It w a s the first full year for L B C as an accredited institution. Twenty-seven new faculty m e m b e r s were added due to an enrollment increase of 411 students over last year. From the 4 4 majors offered at LBC, Elementary Education w a s the most popular with 391 students. A majority of students sought a Bachelor of Science degree while only 2 2 were enrolled in the Associate of Art program which is only in its second year. For the first time, advance registration took place in April for classes of the 1982 fall semester.
Senior Peter O'Driscoll relaxes by Ronda Katterheinrich's car outside the Student Affairs office on a warm fall afternoon. The drama department presented "She Stoops To Conquer" as the first of four plays during the year. This page top: The Student Government Association opened the cafeteria each evening as a temporary Student Union. Here a group of students play a frantic game of Pit. Opposite page: Sophomore Nancy Lorenz studies Church History during a quiet afternoon in the library.
C h a n g e s on the campus had an impact on students. Workers readied two new threestory dorms for the fall semester and the B.R. Lakin School of Religion Building opened in January of 1982. T w o serving lines in the remodeled 1000-seat cafeteria met the needs of a growing student body and was a welcome change. S o m e things remained unchanged. Students still had to select desired classes. Unfortunately desired classes were sometimes closed which meant taking alternate classes. Finances and school bills still had an impact on students. Of course, they have a universal impact on all college students.
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T w o new coaches, in volleyball and men's basketball, a new gymnasium floor and bleachers were welcome additions to the L B C athletic program. Attendance to athletic events increased and sports competition brought entertainment, enthusiasm, excitement, and some disappointments as L B C continued the slow process of moving up in the N C A A and NAIA. A soaring Eagle carrying a torch became the school mascot. Victories, defeats, changes, studies, and individuals were all aspects of the 1981-82 year that had an impact on students LBC.
Bob Hippie, a senior from Pennsylvania, changes shirts after an Intramural football game. A worker begins welding on a platform in the gymnasium. Cameramen video taped basketball games from the platform. Opposite page top: Sophomore Karen Millison enjoys lunch with friends In the remodeled cafeteria. The renovated cafeteria was ready when students returned to school In the fall. This page top: The LBC prayer chapel Is illuminated against the night sky. Workers finished the chapel In the summer of 1981. David Hell
S t u d e n t life is as important to a college as the academics. The activities this year usually kept the social-minded students busy. Others buckled down to the grind as s u m m e r tans faded out of existence. The evolution-creation debate brought the controversial issue to LBC. The burning down of the barn again drew attention to LBC. Chapel had m a n y interesting speakers, which challenged the students with the Word of God. They left a positive impact on the students. The year at L B C provided m a n y students with memories which will be recalled later in life.
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Inside 14 Fish to Gish? Too little to Doolittle? T w o scientists debate creation vs. evolution. 2 4 Different things to different people Feelings range from adamant to apathetic on this topic. 4 6 Battle of the elements Firemen fight cold weather and wind as maintenance barn burns. 5 4 A n 'indomitable spirit of freedom' The Polish Ambassador visits LBC.
Susan Lawman, a senior from Huntington West Virginia, was chosen as the 1981-82 Miss Liberty at LBC's fourth Homecoming pageant.
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The n e w Miss Liberty, a math education major from Huntington, West Virginia, heard about L B C while still in high school. "To tell you the truth, I really don't k n o w h o w I ended up here," Susan said. "I m a d e up m y mind I wanted to go to a Christian college, so I c a m e here." She did not feel she was sheltering herself in determining to attend a Christian college. Rather, she felt she was arming herself for the future. LBC, however was not the only college she had to choose from. She m a d e it a matter of prayer and felt God leading her to Liberty. She has never said. Even n o w as she looks back on I n the midst of dazzling lights, tears of regretted her choice. that night, i t is hard for her to fathom joy and a stage full of elegantly While at Liberty, Susan traveled with dressed contestants, Susan L a w m a n was that it really happened. the King's Players drama team for two "I wanted to enjoy every minute of crowned the 1981-1982 Miss Liberty. it," she said. Susan worked hard to keep and a half years. She also fulfilled her Susan, a soft spoken, petite girl w a s goal of becoming a resident assistant, a herself calm, despite the frenzy of shocked when she received her n e w goal she had set ever since she visited title. A s the runner-ups were called, she emotion that sometimes occurs at these the campus prior to attending. events. She knew she could easily said she felt more like an observer than Because Susan loves working with become a nervous wreck i f she allowed a participant. and helping people, she m a d e being an herself. "1 w a s almost absent of feeling," she R A her "ultimate goal." She considers A s she moved up through the ranks an R A to be a servant and a minister. of the ten semi-finalists and the five Therefore she felt it was the highest finalists, one question kept occuring to Susan and first runner-up, Jacqui Hillard, a senior from Cincinnati, Ohio, pose following the Friday night her," What a m I going to do if m y n a m e honor she could receive. "I felt they were the leaders of this pageant. isn't called?" Although she was not campus, the spiritual leaders, the afraid of losing, she wanted to react emotional leaders. I don't think anyone properly and to display the right has more influence on the people in the attitude. dorms than the RAs," Susan said. Her question never had to be She also said it was the hardest job answered though, because the students she had ever held. The most difficult attending the pageant chose her to problem in being an R A was the represent the school as Miss Liberty. "emotional pressure of dealing with so Susan feels that the only reason she m a n y people and so m a n y hurts." She w o n was because she has shown people says, however, when a girl you have love, which is what everyone desires. disciplined comes up to you, puts her "I suppose as I look back I'll arm around you, and tells you she loves remember the excitement and I'll you, it makes it all worthwhile. remember the honor of it, but I think She warned that future R A s should, most of all I'll remember what people "be sure this is exactly what the Lord need and want. The Lord has enabled wants you to do because it's not a m e to love people and people need game." love," Susan said. Susan plans to teach high school D o r m eleven, where Susan served as a resident assistant during her senior year, math for a career. She also plans to be a godly wife and mother. Not godly "in put up a sign in honor of her new a trite way," she said, "but rather a real position. W h e n she returned that night, example of the Lord." everyone in the dorm was lined up in The experiences Susan has had while the hall to greet her. at LBC, especially her service as an R A Adding to her excitement, Susan and the honor of winning the Miss became engaged to Patrick Elliot, a Liberty pageant will be experiences she future pastor, a week prior to the will draw knowledge and happiness from pageant. The wedding, scheduled for for the rest of her life. May, m a d e her the second Miss Liberty to become Mrs. Liberty before her term â€” Tracy Schreiber ended.
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Homecoming ' eekends at L B C were often busy W eekends at L B C were often busy times, but the first weekend of October, Homecoming Weekend 1981, was especially full of activities and people. In addition to homecoming weekend, Parent's Weekend and Collage-for-a-Weekend began on Thursday. Parents c a m e from all over the country for a long awaited reunion with their sons and daughters. High school students c a m e to get a good look at LBC. The highlight of the weekend was the Miss Liberty Pageant. Twenty-four girls, w h o had been nominated by their peers a few weeks earlier, participated in the pageant. Merv and Betty Moore, formerly of Derric Johnson's ReGeneration, hosted the pageant. The Moores entertained with songs and jokes between formalities of the pageant. After the judges selected ten semi-finalists, the Moores questioned the remaining participants. The questioning aided both the judges and the student body as they chose the new Miss Liberty. The judges narrowed the choices further as five finalists were chosen. The five finalists included Cindy Burr, Jacqui Hillard, Susan L a w m a n , Kathy Wilson and Sherry Hixon. Liberty Baptist College President A. Pierre Guillermin Finally the long-awaited m o m e n t came. and his wife, Louanne, accept the dedication gift from Cards had been distributed to the students the student body. The Guillermins have been at LBC earlier, enabling them to vote on one of the
People, pageantry, competition and tradition all add up to homecoming weekend since 1973.
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five finalists. During the tally of the votes, five finalists. During the tally of Ed Crowell, student body president, called for school president Dr. A. Pierre Guillermin and his wife to c o m e to the stage. Organizers of the pageant chose to dedicate the pageant to the Gullermins and students responded by raising m o n e y to buy a grandfather clock, something the Guillermins had wanted for a long time. This was the first time a pageant had been dedicated. " W e asked the students to show their support for a m a n w h o has guided the school through the years," Crowell said, "and they responded admirably." Finally, the winners had been chosen. All 24 contestants, wearing brightly colored evening gowns, took their places as the Moores announced the student's choices. The second runner-up was Cindy Burr from Zelienople, Pa. Jacqui Hillard from Cincinnati, Ohio, was chosen as first runner-up. Chancellor Dr. Jerry Falwell stepped onto the stage for the privilege of announcing the winner. A s expectant tension filled the atmosphere, the envelope was opened and Susan L a w m a n was declared Miss Liberty of 1981-82. Crowned and kissed on the cheek by Dr. Falwell, Susan stood in disbelief that she had been chosen. It was both an honor and a shock.
"I felt extremely honored to be chosen to be in the contest, m u c h less win it," Susan said. Even as the auditorium emptied amidst pictures, smiles and joyous tears, people thought of the upcoming Saturday night footbali g a m e against Gardner-Webb. A crowd of 6,147 turned out only to see the Flames fall 14-9. A Mark DeMoss first quarter field goal gave the Flames a 3-0 lead, but a 50-yard punt return and a 52yard interception return put the Bulldogs on top 14-3. The Flames struggled to try and salvage a victory with a fourth quarter touchdown pass, but Gardner-Webb held on to win. By Sunday evening the campus began to return to its normal routines. The m a n y events of the weekend, along with the fellowship with new and familiar friends, m a d e it an exciting weekend to remember. â€” Carolyn Sole, Tracy Schreiber and Paul Stoltzfus
Cal Thomas, vice president for communications of Moral Majority, spoke at the alumni breakfast on Saturday morning in the LBC cafeteria.
'Moore' than entertainers
In their third trip to LBC. Merv and Betty Moore, Nashville. Tenn , hosted LBC's fourth Miss Liberty Pageant Here the Moores amuse the audience be tween songs
l\s the music resounded throughout the auditorium, smiles crossed their faces. The smiles were more than a facade because Merv and Betty Moore, hosts of the 1981 Miss Liberty Pageant, showed that they enjoy their roles as Christian entertainers. The Moores said the word 'entertainer' is not a frightening word to them as it is to some Christians. "If entertainment is all w e accomplish, that's wrong," Merv said. "Our program needs to be appealing," Betty said, "but the message must always c o m e through." A n "appealing program" to the Moores is more than simply average clothing and preparation. The Moores perform 15 to 20 concerts each month and strive to m a k e each one a quality performance. Their professional approach sparkles with enthusiasm. Because of their professional approach, the Moores are finding opportunities to sing outside the church. Their concerts in elude theme parks, conventions, high schools, colleges, clubs and fairs. These opportunities have increased their desire to reach professional people. "Who's going to the lawyers, doctors and professional singers and musicians? I of know hearts are open in the professional circles of the country and not m a n y people are going there," Merv said. "Christ went to where the people were and that is what w e try to do. "We can go into a secular situation and
sing songs about Christ, and the people respond. W e try to let them know that w e care about them." The Moores have been singing about Christ for more than nine years, both individually and as Moore & Moore. Merv travelled with Derric Johnson's ReGeneration for one year before meeting a young lady named Betty in the music office of a Denver Church. Soon after they met, Betty auditioned for ReGeneration and was chosen from more than 1000 young people. Traveling became an instant part of their married lives when only 18 days after their wedding, they were on the road with ReGeneration. After two years with the group, Merv and Betty sensed a desire to begin a ministry of their own. The couple began traveling as Moore and Moore in October 1976. Merv and Betty enjoy their present ministry and both agree that part of God's will is "loving what you do." "The world needs to see Christians w h o enjoy what they do, and that is what w e want to show them," Merv said. At this point, the Moores future is certain. They plan to continue traveling and reaching out to professional people. "God can change our desires," Betty said, "and at that point w e will do something else." Until then, Merv and Betty Moore will continue to be entertainers with a message, w h o enjoy what they do. â€” Piul Stoltzfus Student Life â€”
Fish to Gish? T o o little to Doolittle? C r e w s worked late into the night on October 12, 1981, to prepare the Liberty Baptist College Multi-Purpose Center for the media attention it would receive the following night. O n October 13, the Multi-Purpose Center b e c a m e the focal point of cameras as the issue of creation vs. evolution reached the c a m p u s in the form of a debate. B y 6 p.m., two hours before the scheduled 8 p.m. start, several students already stood shivering outside the steel entrance doors. Ushers paced the floor making last minute preparations for the large crowd which w a s expected. Electrical cords snaked through the isles and were coiled underneath the wooden camera platforms. Television equipment and two tripods dotted the platform as media personnel reserved a spot enabling them to get the best shots. At 6:30, the crowd started pouring through the doors searching out the front row seats which had not been already reserved. By 7 p.m., television c a m e r a m e n and technicians donned headphones and began focusing and making various adjustments on the expensive cameras. The bleachers slowly filled as more than 3,300 people streamed into the auditorium. T h e three m e n stepped onto the platform several minutes before 8 p.m. to scattered applause. Dr. Jerry Falwell m a d e the introductory remarks, explaining the rules the debaters were to follow. Dr. Russell Doolittle, a professor of Biochemistry at the University of California at San Diego, w a s introduced first. Applause followed his introduction. "It's probably better that you do all this clapping before you hear m e talk," Doolittle said, provoking laughter from the audience. At 8:15, the taped debate began. In his opening statement, Falwell said, "Religion and Science, rightly understood, are not enemies but they compliment each other." Both Falwell and Gish stressed that the debate w a s not between science and religion but between evolution and scientific creation. Doolittle, with his arms folded, began his opening 18-minute statement with an explanation of w h y he accepted the debate. H e said his colleagues urged him not to accept because all it would accomplish w a s "giving publicity for a special cause." "I'm here because I'm a concerned citizen," Doolittle said, "and I'm worried about the future of education in America." 14/Student Life —
Doolittle said it w a s a "travesty" that the state legislators in Arkansas and Louisiana awarded equal time in teaching creation science. "Evolution is a part of science, whereas creation is a religion. Our country w a s founded on the principle of keeping the two separate," Doolittle said. He spent more than 10 minutes in his opening statement citing a Livermore, Calif., school which taught creation in the classroom using materials from the Creation Life Publishers, which are connected with the Institute of Creation Research. "I though the best w a y for m e to m a k e m y point to the heart of America, is to read from their materials," he said. Doolittle began by reading from the book "Dry Bones," used in the Livermore classroom. "I'm concerned when materials of that sort are introduced into the classroom with nothing short of a blitzkrieg to put one narrow point of view before people," the professor said. Doolittle emphasized the age of the earth and the man-ape-like ancestry evidences which, he said, were the two most important ones. Doolittle said most scientists agree the earth is 4.6-billionyears old through dating of meteorites. Doolittle rushed the remainder of his slide presentation on the evidence of evolution near the end of his allotted time after condemning the teaching of creation in the public school classroom. "This has been the fastest 18 minutes of m y life," Doolittle said as time w a s called by Falwell, w h o moderated the event. Dr. Duane Gish, the associate director of the Institute for Creation Research in San Diego, opened by calling evolution an "atheistic theory" and m a d e a plea
for the scientific evidence, excluding the Bible or any other religious literature, to be taught in public schools. "The onesided indoctrination of our students in this materialistic philosophy is a violation of religious and academic freedoms. It is poor science and poor education." Gish said the students should be challenged to decide for themselves which view is more credible or reasonable. According to Gish, this is good education. Gish went on to present evidences for creation as he critiqued the big bang theory, which is based on an explosion of a "cosmic egg" of subatomic particles and radiation. "For s o m e inexplicable reason, this cosmic egg exploded and out of this initial chaos, our marvelously complex universe s o m e h o w created itself. "If evolutionists really believed in science," Gish said, "they would abandon their faith in the god of evolution." In closing, Gish said the real decision w a s to believe, "in the beginning God, or in the beginning Hydrogen." A s he opened his five-minute rebuttal Doolittle said, "Dr. Gish continues with more of his illogical logic, if it can't be explained by natural causes, it must be supernatural. "I think that there's no doubt w e will explain all these questions he's raised to everyone's satisfaction eventually," Doolittle said. Doolittle specifically cited Gish's critique of the thermodynamic question and said there are no gaps in the fossil Doolittle commented, "only by an understanding of the logic of evolution are we going to understand the problems that we face as a civilization today." Brian Sullivan
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record, but a complete set of transitional forms. Gish began his five-minute rebuttal by referring back to the Livermore, Cal. classroom where the teacher used materials which referred to the Bible. "The materials that w e have prepared for the public school have been carefully edited to remove any references to the Bible." Gish said. Gish stressed again that the question was " H o w did things c o m e about, creation or evolution? I say the scientific evidence is overwhelmingly in favor of creation." "Creation science is a psuedoscience," Doolittle said in his closing summary. "To put it in the classroom is to handicap America." Gish responded by stating the urgency "that our students be exposed to all of the evidence." As the debate ended and the cameras were packed away, Doolittle and Gish were surrounded by interested students and faculty. Although the televised portion of the debate was over, the issue would be discussed m a n y times after the event. Paul Stoltzfus
Three thousand, three hundred people filled the LBC Multi-Purpose Center to watch the debate. The debate drew attention from the national media including A B C , C B S and"The Washington Post." "We're covering the event in the context of religious broadcasting, " said A B C "Nightline" reporter Joe Benton.
Dr. Russell Doolittle and Dr. Duane Gish (center) go over the guidelines of the debate with Dr. Jerry Falwell. The debate was scheduled to be televised in the Spring of 1982 by the "Old Time Gospel Hour."
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hat is four inches square, has six colors on each side, costs approximately $4.00, and can leave a person bewildered for hours? It is a cube of twenty-seven smaller cubes ingeniously linked together so that each layer of nine cubes can be turned without the colorful puzzle falling apart. The Rubik's cube is the original, but it has several spinoffs including the Snake, The Pyramid, The Cylinder and m a n y more. The cube quickly gained the attention of students with engineering minds along with those w h o were simply curious. Students could be seen toying with the multi-colored toy on buses, while waiting in line or while simply relaxing in their dorm room. "It's hard to put it d o w n if you can't do it," Simon Horn said. Horn, a freshman from Stratford Upon Avon, England, said he had heard of the cube in West Germany. "Once you can do it," Horn said, "you become bored with it and it's no challenge anymore." The challenging solution to the cube seems to be the reason for its mesmerizing effects. The Rubik's Cube was created by Professor Erno Rubik, a Hungarian sculptor, designer and architectural engineer. By turning each layer, the color scheme of the cube changes. After it is changed and totally messed up, the object is changed to get all six colors back to the correct color scheme. Sounds easy? Sure, but once you try it, 16/Student Life â€”
the more you turn it the more it is messed up. So what do you do? The answer is simple. Purchase one of the m a n y "solutions" available today. There are books on the subject which give formulas for the cube's solution. You could also take the cube apart. But beware if you do this, and m a k e sure you put it together with all the faces in their original position. If not, you m a y never be able to solve the cube again. Talk about frustrating. The solution preferred by others is to buy stickers and stick them over the other stickers. If this solution does not bother your conscience, m a y b e it's the one you prefer. While some cube addicts must settle for a purchased solution, there are those w h o are "naturals" at mastering the cube. O n e student from Chesapeake, Va. says her sister can solve the cube in about three minutes. Other students say they have seen it done anywhere from two minutes to 45 seconds. A natural question to ask, is, " H o w m a n y combinations are possible?" The number of color combinations possible is forty-three million million; more specifically 43,252,003,274,489,856,000. Looking at each color combination one thousand per second, would take over a thousand million years just to see them all. The cube and its counterparts can all leave a person entranced. However, don't get too frustrated (don't throw it at your roommate if you fail to solve the cube). If all else fails you can always read the solution. â€” Carolyn Sole
Junior Phil Atkins, from Annville, Pa., ponders next move on the cube. An unsolved cube on a she had a certain attraction for many students who co not resist working on the cube until they solved i until they become frustrated.
Janet Judkins, a freshman from Uxbridge, Mass., concentrates on the cube in the cafeteria which doubled as a temporary Student Union. Because of the cube's size it could be carried almost anywhere.
At first glance (and maybe at second glance) the diagramed solution seems confusing, but many stu dents memorized the method and could solve any mixed-up cube. Scott Reist relaxes as he works on the cube Reist. a senior from Elizabethtown. Pa , became proficient at solving the cube due to a lot of practice
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A r o o m reflects the personalities of it's occupants. It's their
Home away from home d a c h person has a different personality, and the w a y they decorate their room is a reflection of their personality. S o m e preferred to hang posters everywhere, others liked to hang flags of all sorts, or other items which m a d e their room special. S o m e preferred the paneled and painted cinder-block walls. Every student w a s faced with several c o m m o n challenges. First of all, where were they to arrange those m a n y items they just could not do without, yet still have room for the three other inhabitants in the room? Usually there was the swapping of space. For example, you traded shelf space for a drawer. Or, you traded closet space for desk space. S o m e students brought tables, milk crates, and their o w n book shelves. This helped solve the space problem to a certain extent. Secondly, there was the challenge of not knowing what your roomies were bringing. "In m y room, w e had three stereos, four popcorn poppers, twelve suitcases, four bookcases, and eight under-the-bed boxes," one student recalled. There w a s only one w a y to solve a situation like that, send things h o m e â€” even if they were necessities like stereos and popcorn poppers. Each room was a reflection of the tastes and personalities of its occupants. S o m e students liked the "apartment look," as did the guys in dorm one, room three. They converted one of the bunks into two single beds, hung pictures, set out plants, and scattered rugs. " W e like the look, it makes us feel more at home," said Robert Burton, a senior from Pinole, Calif. Another w a y to decorate the room w a s to be totally creative as was Alan Springs, a junior from Greenville, S.C., w h o draped a full size parachute from his ceiling. "It breaks the monotony of your regular cubical," he remarked. "I just purchased it from the Army(continued on page 20)
The modular furniture in dorm 22 made it easier to arrange the room, because it allowed the student to combine creativity and spaciousness. Brian Sullivan
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Alan Springs, a junior from Greenville. SC. used his imagination and hung a full size parachute from his ceiling "It breaks the monotony," Springs said.
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Navy store back home." Springs also used the side of the parachute to practice golf in his room. The students in the new dorms, 21 and 22, on the other side of the hill, had modular furniture. The modular furniture allowed more space by making the beds and two dressers one unit. The new furniture m a d e it easier to arrange the room the
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way they wanted to. Students developed a sense of pride by the way they decorated their rooms. They knew that their rooms were their retreat from the hectic pace of college. It was a place to study, goof off, or meditate. After all, it was a "home away from home." â€” Carolyn Sole
Room checks are performed daily by Resident Assistants. Each person in addition to having their beds made, must also do a room job such as taking out the trash, vacuuming the floor and cleaning the sink and mirror.
Lori Johnson, a sophomore from Portsmouth, Va., proudly displays a message from her boyfriend on her wall.
Most students enjoy hanging posters on their walls. Some say this makes them feel more at home.
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"ear M o m and Dad, Hello! H o w is everything? I a m doing as well as can be expected. (Even though I a m hundreds of miles away from home). Guess what? I a m coming h o m e next weekend!! Aren't y'all excited? There's about eight of us coming in Jeff's volkswagon. I'll be bringing most of m y stuff h o m e so I won't have a lot to haul h o m e at the end of the year. By the way dad, I think w e are going to have to rent a U-haul. Okay? I'm sorry it took m e so long to write back but I have had tests all this week. I'm looking forward to coming h o m e for the summer. (Even though it is two months away). O h yeah, can I spend a few weeks with Carolyn? W e want to go to the beach. I a m having a lot of fun n o w that Spring is almost here. Brenda, Carolyn and m e are going to the mall tonight. Then w e are going to the g a m e room, then w e are going jogging. W e always have a blast. Don't worry, I a m being faithful to m y studies. I took another history test the other day. 1 got a D + on it but I still have a while yet to bring it up. There's just no time to study. I'm so busy. You'll never guess what happened the other night!! The barn near m y dorm caught on fire! It was pretty exciting! 1 was glad to hear that no one was hurt. Last Saturday w e had a cook-out at Saga. It was great! W e had chicken, hotdogs and hamburgers. They even let us wear blue jeans! It is really different being on m y own. I still hate to do m y laundry, especially since the laundromat is on the other side of campus. Which reminds me, I haven't done it in about a month. If it's all right with you, m o m , I'll just bring it h o m e next weekend. Okay? By the way, m o m , do you remember those gold beads you wore to your jr. sr. prom? The ones that I thought were so out of style. That's right. Well, can I borrow them? They are really in style nowadays and a lot of the girls are wearing them here. But they wear them with strange clothes that combine with strange colors. They
Eric Cochran, a freshman from Crawfordsville, Ind., sweeps the hall after cleaning for white glove inspection. Some freshmen who were not accustomed to their rooms being inspected, found white glove (which came once a semester), a difficult task. Glenda Portukalian, a freshman from La Center, Wash., takes a break from a Sound of Music rehearsal to study. Many freshmen found it difficult to study between their activities. Pete Cannata
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wear pink and green, purple and turquoise, and green and blue to n a m e a few. They also wear strange looking rubber shoes, I think they call them duck shoes. I call them yuck shoes. Dad, do you remember when you told m e that there would be long lines in college? I thought you were joking. Boy was I wrong!!! There is a long line for everything here. The other day, I stood in line for three hours only to find that it was the wrong line. But one good thing is you can meet a lot of people in those long lines. A friend of mine met this guy when they were in line for check-in at the first of the semester, and now, they are planning to get married. Don't worry, dad, I haven't met anybody special yet. Sometimes the line for Saga is real long. That's when I go to Mr. Munchies (that's
our snack bar), or I eat out of the snack machines. By the way, m o m , will you let out the waist in m y skirts and slacks? They don't seem to fit anymore. It must be the dryers. Well, I better go, w e decided to go to the baseball g a m e before w e go to the mall. I just remembered that I have a psychology test tomorrow, and I have 10 minutes to study before the g a m e starts. See ya! Write back soon! Your loving daughter P.$. Could you $end me ten dollar$? P.P.$. Could you m a k e it in quarter$? It's hard to find change for the Lance machine$ around here. â€” Mary Jean Gambrel and Carolyn Sole
Long lines are to be expected in any college as many The task of washing their own clothes was difficult to some freshmen. Some ventured to do their own while freshmen found out. The students were anxious to sell their books back to the bookstore to get some others got girlfriends or relatives to do theirs. much needed money. Gary Fiah
Whether it is colors, styles or attitudes, prep means
Different things to different people O u s t as opinions vary in politics, so opinions dominate talk concerning prep. What is the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word prep? That small word carries with it different meanings and various degrees of positive or negative feeling. Here are s o m e of the answers to that question.
"green pants and a pink shirt" "alligators" "monograms and ribbons" "green, pink, and plaids" "security in a group" "Izod, Lacoste or a brand n a m e " "rich" "docksiders"
â€” me Each answer provides a different insight into a subject which every college student must deal with when he or she enters that school where no one was raised exactly the s a m e way and it seems no one comes from the s a m e background. L B C would not be classified as a prep
school, but the first time a student notices a peer wearing pink and green, or any other colors which cause one to look twice, the person forms an immediate opinion. Not only about the clothes, but also, more than likely, about the person. M a n y students feel they can immediately identify a preppy person because of the clothes or colors. Others said it is necessary to know the person.
"You have to know the person's personality to k n o w if they're really preppy or not," one student said. "It's not just the clothes they wear." Another student added, "You have to m a k e a distinction between the lifestyle and the clothes." Lifestyle or attitude is also a c o m m o n answer used to define prep. Prep is often associated with m o n e y or the higher class
because most true prep clothes, or n a m e brands, are expensive. S o m e say prep is "spending more m o n e y than necessary for a n a m e brand." M a n y associate this wealth with an arrogance or 'stuck up' attitude. "People that have an air of sophistication about them usually aren't liked by other people," one male student said. "The prep style goes with that kind of person." Others disagree. "The stereotype is that they have an arrogant outlook, but this isn't always true," said one person. A girl commented, "If you're preppy, you're higher class. It's expensive to be a prep and stuck up is associated with being rich, but I don't think they're any different than I am. They m a y have more m o n e y than m e , but that doesn't m e a n I can't talk to them." The supposed authority on Prep, "The Official Preppy Handbook," mentions money as something that is nice to have but should not be talked about. The Handbook never mentions arrogance as a preppy requirement. The book mentions the Prep value system, which includes: consistency (tradition), nonchalance, charm and discipline. The Handbook also mentions fashion fundamentals. These tips include conservatism, neatness, attention to detail, practicality and quality. S o m e students w h o do not consider themselves preppy, wear brand n a m e s clothes or prep style clothes simply for comfort. O n e female student admitted, "it was the 'in' thing to do so I bought them." It should also be noted that most students differentiate between prep style and Ivy League style. Ivy League is associated with navy blue blazers, wool or tweed jackets, narrow ties and button-down collar shirts. It is usually thought of as more conservative and classy in contrast to casual prep styles. But in comparison, s o m e students still feel an air or arrogance is associated with Ivy Leaguers â€” again possibly due to the necessity of m o n e y in order to buy that style of clothing. Prep will always be a matter of opinion or personal preference. Whatever you consider the source of your opinion, whether it be a published handbook, personal preference, or strong feelings, remember that you can't judge a book by its cover and you can't judge a person by their clothes. â€” Paul Stoltzfus
Clothing modeled by Mitzy Willard. Darrell Lee. Lisa Guillermin. Ronna Nardon and Frank Baer. Car C o m pliments of Jerry Coleman. Brian Sullivan
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Tragedy in ancient Greece aTor six nights from April 26 to M a y 3, audiences in the Lloyd Auditorium were transported to ancient Greece as the L B C drama department performed "Oedipus, The King." The classic tragedy by Sophocles opens in the city of Thebes in ancient Greece, which is in the throes of a deadly plague. Oedipus, the king (Glenn Williams), distressed at the suffering of his subjects, attempts to disclose the supernatural
cause of the plague and to eliminate it. In the meantime, Oedipus' brother-inlaw, Creon (Mike Salsbury) announces that the gods have shown the cause of the widespread disease to be the presence of a murderer in the city â€” the murderer of the former king, Laius. A prophet of Apollo, Teiresias (Noel DePalma), adds to the dilemma by announcing that Oedipus, himself, is the murderer of Laius and is living in sin with the former King's wife, locasta
(Julie Terrell), fathering four children by her. Oedipus accuses the prophet and his brother-in-law of conspiring to take his throne, locasta then intervenes for her brother, yet, in the process reveals to OediOedipus agonizes after he gouged out his eyes when he discovered that he had married his mother and killed his father as the fates had determined. Brian Sullivan
pus that he has unknowingly killed her husband. And through the testimony of a witness, Oedipus realizes that he has killed his father and married his mother. All the events build to a tragic crescendo
which eventually envelopes and buries the mance. Other cast m e m b e r s in the play were: house of the once great king. According to Dr. Don Garlock, chairman Mike Hicks, Steve Redden, Mike Manosky, of the division of communications and di- Chris Kersbergen, Tim Sauls, Mike Kle rector of the play, the part of Oedipus is feker, Roger Hankins, Chris Bone, Paul probably the second most difficult tragic Oetting, Valorie Dykes and Chad Achilles. Technical assistants were : Stephen Werole to play. He said that the transition of the king, w h o is feared, respected and hon- dan, assistant director; Elmer Soden, techored, falling to the lowest depths of dishon- nical director; Sharon Wheeler, head cosor and shame, is a very difficult concept turner; Rebecca Pruett, student director; Anne Benedict, stage manager, and Noel for an actor to communicate. He noted that it has been consistent with DePalma, sets and lighting. "Oedipus, The King" was the final play all the performances that the audience, following the final scene, "sits in stunned of the year for the drama department silence" for a few m o m e n t s before break- which has proved its ability to take an audience to far-away places in search of ing into applause. "We're achieving what we're after." he entertainment and life-like dramas. — J o h n Schlesinger said in regard to the audience response. A s a child, Dr. Garlock played the young page, w h o leads the blind priest, Teiresias, on and off the stage, in the broadway production starring Sir Lawrence Olivier. Dr. Garlock said that Sir Olivier would strive for the s a m e response for each perforOedipus (Glenn Williams) glares at Creon (Mike Sals The messenger (Steve Redden) spreads the word that bury) as he accuses him of trying to steal the throne. a child has been born to Laius and locasta. The child was fated to kill his father and marry his mother.
locasta (Julie Terrell) is distraught after she has re vealed the truth to Oedipus — she is his mother.
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The "One Acts" gave practical experience and put
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1 he "Night of O n e Acts," consisted of plays ranging from "The Traveling M a n " to " M a n in the Bowler Hat." They were presented by Stephen Wedan's play directing class during the nights of November 19, 20 and 21. W e d a n explained that the general approach to the course is to provide s o m e amount of knowledge that can be put d o w n on paper, although most of the work comes from the actual practicing and performing of the olay. The class consisted of juniors and seniors that have been involved in the drama department here at LBC. Each was responsible for the choosing of their play, the casting of their play and for all elements of production. There was a variety of plots and a total of seven plays. They included : "Impromptu," directed by Glenn C. Willams. O n e line in the play described the play as, " A play
that portrays the people, the actors, and reality and distinguishes between reality and fantasy. "Sorry Wrong Number," was directed by Julie Terrell. It was about a murder mystery which displayed h o w m e n rely on mechanical devices to see them through the trials of life. "The Traveling Man," directed by Ty Taylor, was a play which provided insight into the Bible verse that says it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich m a n to enter heaven. "Good Night Caroline," was directed by Gail Hillard. It was a play about a victim conniving a thief w h o had broken into her house. " M a n in the Bowler Hat," a play directed by Michael Salsbury, was an extraordinary comedy about John and Mary â€” two very ordinary people, and their not-so-ordinary evening.
"Sham," was directed by Robyn Garner. It was about a burglar w h o decided not to steal anything from a friendly couple but then realized that he must in order to protect their reputations as connoiseurs. "Happy Journey," was directed by Sherry Petty. The play was about a family's journey from Trenton, N.J., to Camden, N.J. to visit their daughter w h o was ill. Along the way, they found out the outstanding strength of their mother. The M i m e entitled "Thief and the Mannequin," by m i m e artists Rebecca S. Pruett, Glenn C. Williams and David Jobe, was about the misforutnes of getting caught doing wrong. The m i m e gave the adventure of still life becoming reality and was used to fill gaps when changes of the play occurred. The variety of the performances and the experience gained by the directors and cast members, m a d e the "Night of One Acts" a valuable learning tool. â€” A m a n d a Martin
The cast of "Sorry Wrong Number," receives instructions from student director Julie Terrell.
She stoops to conquer 1 he L B C drama department opened its 1981-82 season with a performance of Oliver Goldsmith's comedy, "She Stoops to Conquer." The play w a s performed on October 29-31 in the Lloyd Auditorium of the Fine Arts Hall. According to Robert Allen, assistant professor of communications and director of the play, it was one the best examples of 18th century English drama. Like other take-offs of the Restoration period and beyond, it satirized those w h o are self-de
ceived trying to deceive others. The comedy was the story of an evening in the h o m e of Squire Hardcastle (Noel DePalma), the head of a rural English family. Hardcastle invited the son of his friend, Sir Charles Marlow (Derek Cooper) to visit them, intending for young Marlow (Mark Pyle) to meet his young daughter Kate (Laura Branscum). Young Marlow, accompanied by his friend, George Hastings (David Martin), arrived only to be misled by Tony Lumpkin (Mike Salsbury) into thinking that the Hardcastle residence was an
inn. Marlow complicated the deception by mistaking Kate as a maid of the inn and her parents as the landlord and landlady. Deeper confusion resulted when it became evident that George Hastings was going to elope with Constance Nevill (Ronni Ball), a cousin living with the Hardcastles. With this strong cast and interesting plot line, the play proved to be an excellent production. â€” John Schlesinger
Casf members rehearse a scene from "She Stoops to Conquer." From the left are Mike Salsbury, playing Tony Lumpkin, and Noel DePalma playing Squire Hastings. Tony Lumpkin (Mike Salsbury), usually mlschievious, acts angelic while around his adoring mother (Cylathia Daniel).
Kate (Laura Branscum) and Constance Nevill (Ronni Ball) chat in the Hardcastles front room about stoop ing to a servant in order to win the love of Squire Hastings.
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Fire added another episode to the real-life story, but crowds c a m e to see the LBC drama department re-enact
The familiar story ,
I he L B C drama department took on the task of performing the musical ex\ travaganza, "The Sound of Music," Februa r y 23 through March 4 in the Lloyd Audi| torium. O n e student w h o viewed the play exJ claimed, "It was fantastic, I really enjoyed § it." She echoed the sentiments of many. Rogers and Hammerstein could not have i asked for a better story line to set to music than "The Sound of Music." Yet, as is ften the case, the real story is better than he artist's version. Today the story's heroic is Maria Rainer the courageous patrirch of the Von Trapp family. She has a trong and dynamic faith in Christ which ^ was demonstrated in December of 1980 1 when the Von Trapp Family lodge, situated I in Stowe, Vermont, burned to the ground. Maria stood in the snow during the early morning hours, clad in a housecoat watchling 40 years of precious memories and ^possessions disappear. Maria was later to J^say, "Losing money is no comparison. "aWhat I lost was irreplacable." Despite her grief this renowned author, lecturer and ^missionary traveler s u m m e d up her deepest sentiments by quoting Job. "The Lord Jshas given, and the Lord has taken away. 'Blessed be the n a m e of the Lord." Maria has not lost her enthusiasm for
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life. Despite losing everything twice, she remains a delightful and colorful character. This courageous body has not succumbed to hardship and trials. The spry, 74-yearold eagerly anticipates the completion of a new lodge once again filled with guests and the music that has m a d e this inspiring w o m a n famous. M a n y people are familiar with "The Sound of Music" in one form or another. Numerous audiences have been captivated and enchanted by the love story of a Postulant Nun and the stern Captain Von Trapp. Obstacle after obstacle is overcome, until the Captain and Maria become husband and wife to the delight of the Von Trapp children. Their escape from the threat of German occupation and the successful flight to freedom has thrilled the hearts of many. Just as the memories of the Von Trapp lodge could not be destroyed by fire, so m a n y memories of the L B C production will linger in the minds of the cast and audience. — Carol Sieminski
The Mother Abbess (Leslie Painter) advises Maria (Kris Courts) that she must deal with her love for Captain von Trapp.
The play reaches a climax as Max Detweiler (Albert As Nazie troops searched the grounds, the Captain, Carter) announces the winner of the Salzburg music Maria and the seven children hid in the Nurenburg festival — the Von Trapp family singers — who were Abbey before fleeing across the hills to freedom escaping the Nazi regime.
Liesl (Erin Jach) is spellbound as Rolf Gruber (Roger Dail) warns her of ill intentioned suitors and assures her that he will take care of her in the song "Sixteen Going on Seventeen."
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There is more to drama than opening night emotions. Here is a behind-the-scenes look at what goes on 1 he "Sound of Music" has sentimental appeal to m a n y people w h o remember watching the original Rogers and Hammerstein musical as a child. Others have heard the familiar music and storyline yet have never seen everything c o m e together in an actual performance. But few people realize the exhaustive efforts poured into such a play in order to produce first rate entertainment. The mountains and castles of 1938 Austria were brought to the stage of L B C in February when the drama department relived the touching story of Maria Rainer and the Von Trapp family. Opening night was February 23 and was the beginning of eight performances. Preparations began in early October as nearly 150 L B C students tried out for roles in the familiar classic. The seven children were chosen from a m o n g 285 Lynchburg Christian A c a d e m y students w h o tried out. Practices officially began in November, but memorizing the lines started m u c h earlier. For several weeks before the premier performance, the cast members spent nearly 12 hours per week in painstaking practices. There was music to learn and a script to be memorized. There were steps which, in the next several weeks, would become mere unconscious routines. Individual scenes were pulled out and worked on separately. O n e week before the opening night, the practices began run-throughs of the entire play. There were occasional starts and stops as lines and movements were changed and redirected. Changes were expected as the director and cast strove for perfection; at least as near to perfection as one can c o m e with the patterns of intricate lines, music and steps. "Musicals are harder to pull together," director David Allison conceded. "It takes more time and work because of the requirements of the script plus the musical score and a chorus to integrate." The "Sound of Music" was only the third musical ever performed at LBC. All three have been directed by Allison, w h o has been at L B C for five years. His first two successes were the 1980 production of "Music M a n " and the 1981 showing of " M y Fair Lady." A n average rehearsal during the last strenuous week began at 7 p.m. after a full day of classes. The rehearsal began with prayer, as the actors and director asked
the Lord to strengthen them as they performed. By 7:15, almost everyone was in their places and the run-through began. There was very little joking as actors concentrated on directions and expressions, yet the actors understood. After all, they tried out for the part expecting to work. Certain c o m m e n t s could be heard during the practices. "Quiet!" Probably the most c o m m o n , although it sometimes went unheeded. "I blew it! Sorry." "That was better, but let's try it again."
Kris Courts, a sophomore from Windom, Minn., waits offstage for her entrance during an evening rehearsal. Kris portrayed Maria in her first major drama role.
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Before "Don't upstage her." "Where do I cross out to here?" "What's m y line there?" "Start at that line again please." "Louder!" "Hold it. That's wrong. Try it again." "Project your voice. I can't hear you." All of these instructions were shouted out during various scenes but actors realized this was the time for mistakes to be brought to their attention and changed. S o m e scenes flowed easily as actors conPete Cannata
trie 4 I I I ill c p e r s sciously and unconsciously m o v e d through their lines and gestures. Other scenes sputtered and the cast stumbled over movements and words. However, since repetition is the key to learning, those troublesome scenes were rehearsed over and over until the motions became graceful and comfortable. "The pressure on the cast is so m u c h greater when there is an audience because they're being judged every second they're out there," Allison said. A s the practice progressed, the people became more relaxed. Occasional jokes and miscues brought smiles and laughter; yet the intensity remained important and it could be called back at a m o m e n t s notice once the director called for quiet. Laughter and giggles were often subdued in order to continue with lines. Fatigue was also ignored in order to finish the practice. The value of these long exacting rehearsals was quickly acknowledged by both the actors and the director. "Rehearsals are harder because everything is by inches," J a m e s Garner said. "In the real thing, you just c o m e out and do it." Garner, a senior drama major, landed the role of Captain Von Trapp. Garner adds, "Rehearsals are also the most valuable time because that's when you really develop your acting skills."
Speech professor Elmer Soden (left), who was in charge of the production of the set, instructs Mike Klefeker and Greg Johnson in the building of a wooden platform. Pete Cannata
According to Allison, the first serious rehearsal is very important to the overall performance. "You lay the foundation in the first serious rehearsal and build on that," Allison said. "But the week before the actual play is the most important week of rehearsals because w e do an entire run-through." From a director's point of view, Allison said discipline and objectives are important to m a k e a rehearsal successful. "Having objectives for each scene and then working to meet those objectives is important," he said. "You must also have good execution by the cast." Garner said the secret of a good rehearsal is "unhindered freedom." "Unhindered freedom," Garner said, "is the one night that you c o m e out and everything just clicks together." Besides the acting, the all-important sets were planned and constructed. The setbuilding c o m m e n c e d five weeks before the opener, but mental planning began in October. The set progressed from an envisioned design to a sketched floor plan and front elevation. Next, a "flat," measuring 4 feet by 8 feet by 6 inches was constructed. It was combined with other flats and painted to yield the finished product. The flat is the basic piece to any set and can be reused for other productions. The technical staff included nearly 40 people, most of w h o m were students dividing their time between set-building and classes. There was little time for serious workers to participate in other activities. The majority of the crew were volunteers w h o considered the experience valuable
enough to devote their time and effort to their work. The challenge of building effective scenery and costumes involved late nights for the more dedicated students. Elmer Soden, a speech professor in charge of the production staff, said a good carpenter is not necessarily a good set builder. "The scenery has to be lightweight, yet it has to be sturdy enough so it won't shake or vibrate," Soden said. "It also must last for the run of the show." Soden said the carpenters k n o w h o w to build sturdy scenery, but the weight is often a problem. Costume designers entertain the s a m e problem. Costumes must be lightweight yet lasting. Effective lighting was the next consideration. A n actor's work becomes useless if the stage is not well-lit. Proper lighting can create a desired m o o d or suggest a time, and both of these are essential in the success of the play. Work, organization, discipline, technique, and talent when sewn together produce a tapestry called drama. O n e without the other is incomplete, but when "everything just clicks together," it produces more than a past m e m o r y . It produces a present masterpiece fit for judging by an opening night audience. — Paul Stoltzfus
Director David Allison watches the actors closely during a practice session, making notes of any necessary changes. David Hel
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Grammy and Dove award winner, Cynthia Clawson, brought a vivacious style and ability to communicate with the audience. Here she sings, "What Wondrous Love."
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Concert Series is more than music 1 he 1981-82 Concert Series began with the Cathedral Quartet from Stow, Ohio, on September 3. The southern gospel quartet drew nearly 1,000 people in the L B C Multi-Purpose Center and sang oldtime favorites and new songs which thrilled the audience. "They were really sincere about what
they were singing, and you could see the Spirit of God in them," sophomore Hank Carbeck said. "It was a real relaxed concert." The Cathedrals were anchored by bass singer George Younce and lead Glen Payne w h o are members of the original Cathedral Quartet which began in 1964.
From the southern gospel style of the Cathedrals to a traditional style quartet, the Melody Four, from Grand Rapids, Mich., c a m e to T h o m a s Road Baptist Church on November 6. The Melody Four consisted of four m e n w h o have been singing together for 33 years. Each m e m b e r of the quartet has other full-time responsibilities and they only sing about once each month. Glenn Jorian and Clair Hess, the two original members of the quartet, along with Ray Felten, Bill Pearce and accom(continued on page 38)
Kay DeKalb, along with Johnny Hall, was the fourth concert of the series. Kay's sincerity and witty humor made her a favorite of many students. The traditional style and music of the Melody Four was a change from other concerts. The quartet also re-enacted a past radio program, "Southland Songs. "
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More than music cant. with the audience. O n April 2, a quartet which originated "She put on a good performance," fresh- from Baptist Bible College in Springfield, panist/arranger Larry Mayfield, had a unique blend of harmony as they sang fa- m a n Jerry Coleman said. "She had full Mo., w a s the last group of the series. The vorites, including "Must Jesus Bear the , control of the audience and she talked to Sonlight Quartet, in their fourth year, enCross Alone," "He's Everything to Me," the audience through her songs." tertained the audience with their humorous Clawson's songs included "Without manner and relaxed approach. The group "Battle of Jericho," and "Springs of Living Water." You," and "It W a s His Love." With seven was led by Mark Gilming and sang new and The group also re-enacted a "Southland albums to her credit, Clawson's accom- familiar songs from their three albums. Songs" radio program which originated at plishments include Gospel Music AssociKris Reeser, a sophomore from Reading, M o o d y Bible Institute's W M B I radio sta- ation's Dove Award for T o p Female Vocal- Pa., described them as entertaining. tion. T h e last part of the concert was a ist in 1980 and 1981, along with a 1981 "They not only sang for you, but they simulation of Bill Pearce's "Nightsounds" album of the year in the Inspirational cate- kept you smiling," Reeser said. program which is also a nationally known gory. At the 1981 G r a m m y Awards, ClawThe variety and quality of the Concert son also received her first G r a m m y for her Series' artists provided relaxation, enterlate-night radio program. Sophomore Jim Wiltshire of Dayton, part in the gospel album, "The Lord's Pray- tainment and often encouragement to stuOhio, described the quartet as "classy." er." dents w h o needed the welcome break from The fourth concert of the series featured routine. "They were so mellow and the "Nightsounds" part at the end was classy," Wilt- Johnny Hall and Kay Dekalb. In their secâ€” Paul Stoltzfus ond consecutive year as part of the conshire said. Three-time Dove Award winner Cynthia cert series, Johnny and Kay returned to Clawson c a m e on January 22 and, despite draw the largest crowd of the year. A n sleet and sub-freezing temperatures, over estimated 2,500 people turned out for the The Sonlight Quartet was the third male group fea1,300 people attended. concert on February 26. The concert in- tured as part of the Concert Series. Here Sonlight Clawson's professional style and voice cluded each of them singing separately sings "Together Again," the title song from one of their three albums. quality aided her ability to communicate and together.
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The Cathedral Quartet came to LBC for the first time at the beginning of the year. The Cathedral's Southern Gospel style featured two old-timers, bass George Younce and lead singer Glen Payne. Johnny Hall made his fourth appearance at LBC in a concert with Kay DeKalb at Thomas Road Baptist Church. Hall has become a regular in the Concert Series.
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Concrete mission fields Learning to deal with people and effectively communicate the gospel, L B C students work in concrete mission fields
i'like is a heroin addict w h o lives in Philadelphia. Last s u m m e r he wandered into a church hoping he would find help; some escape from the need to inflict his arm with a needle everyday. That's when Mike met Jim O'Neill who
was leading a group of 47 L B C students. They were spending the hot s u m m e r working in the inner city of Philadelphia. "I w a s supposed to be supervising him for a couple of days. He was to live with us and stay in the church and work. H e had been dry for a couple of days and it looked like he was really starting to m a k e it," O'Neill said. "He w a s spending time in the Bible everyday. H e w a s beginning to pray
with us and I really saw s o m e signs of growth." O'Neill w a s optimistic. The pastor had told O'Neill to keep an eye on Mike and not to let him out of his sight for two or three weeks. O n Saturday, the fourth day of Mike's stay, he asked O'Neill if he could go visit his wife w h o lived a couple blocks away. Mike was supposed to c o m e back to the church at 6 p.m. for a prayer meeting with the stu-
dents. At 8 p.m. O'Neill received a call from Mike's wife. He never even m a d e it home. "He just couldn't handle it. Once he got outside and saw his friends, the temptation was too m u c h for him," O'Neill said. Failure taught O'Neill a lesson that summer. "I was thinking that a few Bible verses and s o m e prayer would help him. Discipling a person to maturity in Christ is (continued on page 42)
Team members were also given the responsibility of discipling those reached for Christ through individual Bible studies. Here Mike Sweigart leads a man through a Bible study aid. Door-to-door witnessing was done each afternoon us ing surveys to initiate a conversation. Students were sent out two by two into different neighborhoods.
The Gothic architecture of St Patrick's Cathedral in N e w York City stands in stark contrast to the modern architecture Students in the inner city ministry learn to deal with people from various backgrounds and lifestyles.
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a life-long process, especially a heroin addict," O'Neill said. Working in Philadelphia proved more humbling than glamorous for O'Neill. "It hurt. I realized I had failed to understand the drawing power that the sin of a heroin addict had," O'Neill said. "It so captivates a person." For the third consecutive summer, the inner cities ministry has been operative at LBC. M a n y success stories can be told about people getting saved. But for every-
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one that finds Christ, there are so many, like Mike, that are still searching. Last s u m m e r on M a y 24, 130 students left LBC's c a m p u s to minister in four metropolitan cities: N e w York, Detroit, Los Angeles and Philadelphia. O'Neill directed the Philadelphia team, Dave Early headed up N e w York's team, Harry Walls took students to Los Angeles and Wilson Green and his group covered Detroit. Dave Fleming and Dean of Students Ed Dobson directed the financial and spiritual
matters of the teams. The inner city ministry w a s financed by m o n e y raised by Dr. Falwell and the students. Pastor T o m Mahairas sparked the idea of evangelizing the cities when he spoke in an L B C chapel service during the fall semester of 1980.
Summer teams occasionally held street meetings their cities. Here Jenny McCracken, Mike Pfau, Bo Hippey and Dennis Anderson sing as the crowd gathers in Philadelphia.
Dr. Falwell shared with Mahairas his dream of planting churches in the major cities. Since O'Neill had taken groups of students to N e w York City before, Dr. Falwell appointed him the director of the project. O'Neill interviewed students w h o were interested in working in the cities and chose those w h o showed a "desire to grow in the Lord." Probably the most difficult problem for the students last s u m m e r w a s trying to get people to open up to them, according to
O'Neill. The people seemed impersonable. Yet, at the s a m e time, the younger people seemed to be receptive to the students. "Younger people tend to be responsive," O'Neill said. The students had to deal with other problems as well. Living so closely with each other caused occasional tension, so the students exercised two to three times a week. They had devotions for 1V4 to 2 hours each morning. After lunch they visited door-to-door, went street and park witnessing and took surveys. The girls did "a
masterfull job" of cooking, according to O'Neill. During the evenings, the students got involved in the ministries of the church in which they worked. Surprise visits from Dr. Falwell, Dean Dobson, Dr. Ed Hindson and Dave Fleming would always boost the student's morales. They also enjoyed skits, parties, banquets, swimming and other activities for leisure. Parting time at the end of the 11 weeks proved to be "tear jerking" for most of the students. Most of them hated to see it end. After two years of directing the inner cities ministry, seeing people saved and seeing people walk away without Christ, this is what the ministry has done for O'Neill: "It helped m e to see the world and to see the need to evangelize our generation for Christ." O'Neill and his wife, Sterling, are leaving L B C to serve as missionaries in the Philippines. O'Neill shares Dr. Falwell's burden for church planting. He would like to see the churches themselves become more involved in winning and discipling people for Christ. After all, there comes a time when L B C students leave the cities and m a k e their w a y back h o m e or to school. According to O'Neill, inner city ministries are worth it because "churches are the hope of America." â€” Elaine Etheridge
People were not always receptive to team members as Jim O'Neill, director of the Philadelphia team, finds out.
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Rick Voder, a member of the Los Angeles team, par ticipates in a group Bible study which was another area of involvement for team members
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Hearty joggers endure more than any postman
Rll in the n a m e of exercise 1 he furor of physical exercise m a y have died d o w n recently, yet the exhortations to exercise can still be faintly heard. O n e type of physical fitness which remains popular is jogging. The L B C c a m p u s and surrounding highways have bec o m e popular courses for joggers. W h a t makes these joggers endure the cost or the mental conditioning or the physical agony of jogging? Jogging, as most other sports, is excellent for people w h o enjoy spending money. Clothing designers and running shoe manufacturers are capitalizing on ambitious beginning joggers. The standard gray sweat pants and sweat shirts are n o w old fashioned for the vogue jogger. The latest styles feature bright flourescent colors. Of course, these colors must be coordinated with socks and running shoes. Besides clothes, the running shoe or sneaker is the basic piece of equipment for the jogger. Considering the number of brands on the market, the all-important decision of choosing a style and brand is enough to discourage s o m e insincere joggers. Most will say their particular brand is the best, while all others are inferior. N o matter h o w good the running shoe is, most joggers must face another basic expense â€” medical bills. Where would runners be in their ongoing battle with blisters if it were not for band-aids and vaseline? Blisters are as c o m m o n to runners as sneezes and coughs are to colds. Shin splints are another anethema to committed joggers. Then, of course, there is the ailing student w h o inches his w a y into the classroom. Other students empathize as the student slowly lowers his body into the chair, while grimmacing in pain. All joggers, at one time or another, face the dreaded sore muscles. Every m o v e becomes a chore, and after sitting through a 50-minute class, the pain returns as the student rises to m a k e the arduous journey to his or her next class period. It takes 10 minutes to get to the next class, even though it's just across the hall. O n e of the more favorable aspects of jogging, some say, is the benefit of mental conditioning. Dogs, hills, weather, and potholes all affect a jogger's life. Picture a healthy, spry jogger running at a leisurely pace along a tree-lined street. Suddenly, out of the corner of his eye, a lumbering dark brown form lunges toward the street. O n e quick glance doubles the jogger's heart rate as the snarling dog rushes from the yard.
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S o m e runners take great pride in boasting of their running speed. N o wonder they boast, running several miles with barking dogs nipping at their heels is an excellent w a y to increase speed. But if a jogger can deal with the constant fear of savage dogs chasing him, he can withstand anything. Joggers can contend with running two or three miles every day at the same boring pace, over the s a m e monotonous course. Another good mind conditioner for the serious jogger is the steep hill. The hill can separate the sincere from the insincere and the serious from the undedicated jogger. Even the average person standing at the bottom of a hill would hestitate and eventually sneak away if told to run up the hill. The serious jogger, on the other hand, rises to the challenge. Every bone and muscle in the jogger's body pleads for the jogger to stop climbing, yet he will not. The jogger is psychologically calloused and runs all the w a y to the top, resisting all temptation. Of course, when the jogger gets to the top, he enjoys a few m o m e n t s of satisfaction from his accomplishment and then falls over from exhaustion. This is also a part of the physical agony. Seasonal joggers must deal with the hindrances of weather. In the summer, after running several miles, the jogger has to peel his tongue from the roof of his sticky, dry mouth. In the fall and winter, if the jogger is not slipping or falling on wet leaves or ice and snow, he is not exerting himself. A wetweather runner in the spring increases his agility. Often, he must dash out of the w a y of a wall of water sprayed from a passing car. Potholes take m a n y an unsuspecting jogger by surprise. A runner can judge his "success" each year by the number of twisted ankles he avoids from roadside curbs and potholes. The perils of jogging affect the pocketbook, mind and body, yet jogging's popularity is emphasized each day as students take to the streets to run and run and run. So, if you have considered the other options of physical exercise, and you are still serious about jogging, remember the risks and "take heed lest ye fall." â€” David Helt and Paul Stoltzfus
Sub-freezing temperatures and high winds m a d e it difficult for the firemen in the
Battle of the elements
V^n a chilly night, April 6, 1982, the quiet station located next to the barn. There was L B C campus became the site of flurried no apparent damage to the chapel and only activity when a wooden maintenance build- minor damage to the W R V L power lines. ing burned to the ground. For several hours the station was powered L B C security phoned the Lynchburg by an electrical extension cord stretched Fire Department at approximately 8:20 across the yard from the prayer chapel. p.m. after noticing sparks coming from the " W e lost power for approximately two barn. Over seven trucks responded to the hours," W R V L Station Manager Jerry Edfire and C o m m a n d e r P.G. Scott of the wards said afterwards, "but w e hooked up Lynchburg Fire Department said the blaze temporary power to get back on the air." was under control within 25 minutes after The sub-freezing temperature and the the firemen arrived. wind gusting in the direction of the other Since the fire engulfed the old barn with- buildings m a d e work more difficult as the in three minutes, the firemen concentrated water froze on the coats and helmets of the their efforts on protecting the one-year-old chilled firemen. L B C prayer chapel and the W R V L radio With smoke still curling from the build-
ing three hours later, a small front-end loader began the cleanup operation while firem e n continued to hose down the smoldering remnant of the building. The hose-down operation continued into the early morning to insure that the fire was completely extinguished. The cause of the blaze was not immediately determined. According to one security guard, the barn was so old it would not Despite the sub-freezing temperatures and high winds, the firemen had the fire under control in about 25 minutes. David Halt
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As morning dawns on the old barn, the firemen's hoses remain as a reminder of the night before.
have taken m u c h to start the blaze. The barn contained fertilizers, gasoline, hay and herbicides along with a flatbed truck. A s firemen worked to extinguish the blaze, gasoline in lawnmowers and in the truck along with kerosene cans exploded. The "Lynchburg N e w s " reported two days later that the fire m a y have been deliberately set. The N e w s quoted Carlton Gleason director of groundskeeping, as saying, "Of all the places [in the barn] where it could have started, that w a s the most illogical place." Gleason said the Are started in the northwest corner of the barn where there were no wires or equipment. D a m a g e was estimated at $100,000. According to Gleason, the fire destroyed about 13 mowers, including one riding m o w e r valued at between $3,000 and $4,000, and power equipment used for drilling holes. Students from the other side of the campus w h o noticed the flames imagined a dormitory was on fire. M a n y students rushed to the site for a first-hand look. The commotion of the event was a break from studies for some students and all were relieved when they were assured that the dorms were safe from the blaze. â€” Elaine Etheridge and Paul Stoltzfus
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This flatbed truck was one of the many explosions that took place during the fire. Lawnmowers and gas cans also exploded making the Tire more difficult to extinguish. Two unidentified firemen Fight the blaze. They tried to keep the Fire from spreading to the WRVL radio station, and the prayer chapel. David Halt
B^LlP 1 he year 1981-82 had m a n y newsworthy incidents. Here is a chronological diary of a few of these incidents. M a y 30, 1981 — Bangladesh President Ziaur Rahman, two aides, and six body guards are shot to death. June 1, 1981 — CI.S. officials announce that Syria has rejected plans by U.S. envoy Phillip Habib to resolve the crisis with Israel resulting from deployment of Syrian missies in Lebanon. June 2, 1981 — Jordan bars aid to Syria. June 4,1981 — Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menac h e m Begin hold the first high-level meetings since January 4, 1980. The Lebanon crisis is their main topic. June 7, 1981 — Israeli warplanes carry out a surprise attack against the Osriak nuclear reactor near Baghdad in Iraq. They destroy the facility completely, according to Israeli press statements. June 10, 1981 — President Ronald Reagan halts delivery of F-14 fighter planes to Israel due to the nuclear plant bombing. June 12, 1981 — Major League Baseball players go on strike over the issue of free-agent compensation. Thirteen games are cancelled immediately because of the strike. June 16, 1981 — The U.S. decides to sell weapons to China. July 7, 1981 — Sandra O'Connor is nominated by President Reagan for a position on the U.S. Supreme Court. O'Connor is the first w o m a n to be nominated to the position. July 29, 1982 — Lady Diana Spencer marries Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales in St. Paul's Cathedral in London, England, amid worldwide T.V. coverage. July 31, 1982 — The Major League Baseball strike ends as players and owners reach an agreement on the free-agent issue. A total of 712 games were cancelled because of the strike. August 3, 1981 — CI.S. Air Traffic Con-
The Space Craft Columbia lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center for her second test flight on November 12, 1981.
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trollers go on strike. August 10, 1982 — Secretary of Defense Casper Weinburger announces that the U.S. will begin full production of nuclear warheads. August 19, 1981 — T w o CI.S. Air Force planes shoot d o w n two attacking Sovietmade Libyan jets 6 0 miles off the Libyan coast. The Federal Aviation board cuts back flights because of the Air Traffic Controllers strike. August 30, 1981 — a b o m b explosion kills Iranian President M o h a m m e d Ali Raja and Premier Jad Borhorar. August 25, 1981 — The U.S. unmanned spacecraft, Voyager II, makes its closest approach to Saturn, coming within 63,000 miles of the planet's cloudtops and sending back spectacular T.V. pictures. September 25. 1981 — Sandra O'Connor becomes the first w o m a n elected to the Supreme Court. October 7, 1981 — Anwar Sadat is at an anniversary celebration of the "glorious
victory," the 1973 war against Israel. The Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and members of his staff (Abu Ghazala, minister of defense and Vice Presisoldiers march up to their president giving dent Mubarak) converse shortly before the shooting him a salute. that left Sadat dead and Ghazala injured. Mubarak Six Egyptian Air Force jets thunder over was uninjured and later elected president. the reviewing stand. T h e soldiers m a k e their move. The blasting and popping of The death of Sadat brings about a period automatic weapons is heard. S o m e think it of turmoil in the Middle East. There are is a part of the show, others are terrified. s o m e w h o hope the n e w president will The realization hits; President Anwar Sa- break the peace treaty with Israel. T o othdat has been struck by the gun fire. He is ers, this is their greatest fear. Israel Prime Minister M e n a c h e m Begin immediately taken to the Maadi Military says he has lost "a partner in peace, and Hospital. He arrives 20 minutes later in a coma. also a friend." He also adds, " W e hope to His injuries consist of "two holes in the continue the peace process despite the left side of his chest, a bullet in his neck, cruel act. A s w e all know, Sadat would and above the right knee, and a fractured have wished that with all of his heart." In America, President Reagan says, thigh." Press accounts say he is receiving ur- "America has lost a champion to peace." gent treatment consisting of blood transfuDr. Jerry Falwell says he was impressed sions and a heart massage. The treatments by the president's "warmth, compassion, fail. Anwar Sadat is dead. The Egyptian and firmness." army issues a statement that all six assas"Only time will tell what his death will sins are m e m b e r s of an artillery unit. T w o m e a n to the security of Israel. He was one of the six are killed, the others are undergo stable leader that Mr. Begin and President ing interrogation. Reagan could count on," Falwell said. (continued on page 50)
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The year in review (continued from page 49)
October 14, 1981 — Egypt elects Hosni Mubarak as their new president. October 28, 1981 — The Los Angeles Dodgers win their fifth world championship by defeating the N e w York Yankees in six games. November 4,1981 — Democrat Charles Robb wins the governor's race in Virginia. Robb's election breaks the 12-year Republican hold on the governor's mansion. November 13, 1981 — The Space Shut tie Columbia makes her second test flight. The spacecraft is to be in space for five days, but the flight is threatened by malfunctioning electric power. The problem is solved, and the shuttle completes the test flight. November 18, 1981 — The Space Craft
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Columbia lands safely at Edwards Air Force Base in California. December 2, 1981 — The security for President Reagan is tightened when a team of Libyan-trained terrorists threaten to kill him. Winter 1981 — the coldest winter of the century hits, killing over 130 people as the temperatures dip below zero in the majority of the nation and remain there for days Wind chill factors reach unbelievable tern peratures. Lancaster, Pa., reports — 4 de grees, but with the wind chill, the tempera ture is 50 below. North Dakota's tempera tures reach — 109 degrees. January 13, 1982 — A n Air Florida Jetliner, bound for T a m p a Bay, Fla., crashes into the Potomac River just outside of
Washington's National Airport. Witnesses report that the plane quickly lost altitude after takeoff. The plane crashed into the 14th street bridge which is packed with commuters. At least 75 people are killed in the crash. Television cameras enable America to watch the rescue attempts. O n e passenger helps the others to safety before he himself succumbs to the icy waters. January 18. 1982 — The Air Force stunt team "Thunderbirds" crash in the Nevada desert. The accident, the worst in Two men help salvage the Air Florida jetliner after it crashed into the icy waters of the Potomac River. The plane crashed on January 16, 1982, killing 72 people. Wide World Photo
the history of the Thunderbirds, leaves four of the pilots dead. January 24, 1982 — The San Francisco 49ers defeat the Cincinnati Bengals, 26-21, in Super Bowl XVI. January 28, 1982 — A n Italian antiWide World Photo
terrorist group rescues U.S. General James L. Dozier from the Red Brigade in Milan, Italy. Dozier w a s held for 42 days. February 17, 1982 — The Equal Rights A m e n d m e n t dies in Virginia. T h e vote w a s 20-19 in favor of the amendment. Anti-ERA
Republican Senator Nathan Miller, leaves town on what is said to be "a legitimate business trip." If Miller votes, the vote would be tied 20-20 and Lt. Governor Richard Davis would cast a vote to break the tie. Davis says he would vote in favor of the amendment. Miller's "business trip" eliminates the possibility of a tie breaker so the amendment dies in the state senate. February 20, 1982 — A low-level alert is called at the Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant in Harrisburg, Pa., because of a build up of combustible gases. It is first thought to be a mixture of hydrogen, but the instrument used to measure the gases is faulty, and the alert is called off. Crisis in the Falklands: March 19, 1982 — A n Argentine Navy transport arrives at the South Gerogia Is
"These are anxious hours and they will be anxious days." — British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher lands of the Falklands. The passengers raise an Argentine flag over the islands. The British government asks them to leave until they apply for permission to be on the islands. Also on this day, Mount St. Helens erupts again, injuring no one, but doing major damage to an earthen retaining d a m built by the A r m y Corps of Engineers. T h e retaining dam, used to trap debris from the mountain, is located 12 miles northwest of the mountain. March 22, 1982 — The Space Shuttle Columbia makes her third test flight. Astronauts Gorden Fuller, and Jack Lousma board the space craft early in the morning. March 24, 1982 — T w o Argentine frig ates arrive at South Georgia. Argentina sends an aircraft carrier and two destroyers toward the Falklands. March 29. 1982 — T h e University of North Carolina beats Georgetown University, 63-62, in the N C A A basketball championship. (continued on page 52)
Charles Robb gives his inaugural speech after becom ing the 60th governor in the state of Virginia.
The year in review (continued from page 51)
March 30. 1982 — British Foreign Secretary Lord Carrington gives the Argentines permission to be on the islands as long as they "regularized" their visits. Britain sends a nuclear-powered submarine to the Falklands. Britain also sends reinforcements to the Falklands. Argentine President Leopoldo Galtieri orders the Argentine forces to occupy the Falklands. April 1, 1982 — Carrington calls U.S. Secretary of State, Alexander Haig. April 2, 1982 — Argentine troops land at Port Stanley, the capital of the Falklands. British marines and islanders open fire. A n Argentine officer is dead and two enlisted m e n are wounded. April 3, 1982 — Argentine forces take the South Georgia Islands. Three more Argentines are dead. Hunt and 82 marines
escape to Uruguay. April 4, 1982 — T h e British prepare a 40-ship task force to sail for the Falklands. A naval attack and blockade is possible. April 7, 1982 — Britain refuses to negotiate as long as the Falklands are under the control of the Argentines. Britain declares a warzone around the Falklands. They threaten to sink any Argentine ship that comes within 200 miles of the islands. April 12, 1982 — T h e blockade of the islands goes into effect. April 20, 1982 — Sally Ride is selected as the first w o m a n astronaut. April 26, 1982 — British c o m m a n d o s take South Georgia after heavy fighting with the Argentines. April 27, 1982 — T h e British complete the seizure of the South Georgia Island.
They gain control of a second harbor. M a y 2, 1982 — T h e British torpedo an Argentine cruiser, leaving 500 people dead. M a y 4, 1982 — The Argentines torpedo a British ship leaving as m a n y as 3 0 of the 270 crewmen dead. T h e U.S. evacuates the U.S. embassy in Buenos Aires. Ireland drops all support for Britain and calls for an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council. T h e luxury liner, The Queen Elizabeth II, is prepared to transport soldiers.
The Columbia Space Craft lifts off the launch pad as spectators look on. The craft made its third test fli on March 22, 1982. Wide World Photo
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M a y 10. 1982 — British jets bombard the Argentine-held Falklands. The British also b o m b the army c a m p s of the Argentines. Lady Diana, now Princess of Wales, gives a smile of relief as she and her husband. Prince Charles, walk out of St. Paul's Cathedral. The royal couple was married on July 29, 1981.
M a y 11, 1982 — British warships gain control of the Falkland sound, separating the Argentine troops. M a y 17, 1982 — The talks continue to falter. The hope of peace looks dim. Britain pressures Europe to keep sanctions against Argentines. M a y 27, 1982 — The U.S. supplies Britain with ammunition but continues to stay
out of the war militarily. M a y 30, 1982 — The fighting continues as Argentine and British reports consistently differ with Britain appearing to have the upper-hand. — Carolyn Sole
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They chose to leave their homeland because they had
A n indomitable spirit of freedom' Wi
ith spirits somewhat dampened by the early morning hour and the chilling rain, students gathered in the L B C Multi-Purpose Center for one of the featured addresses of the "Understanding Politics Conference," February 9, 1982. A s the preliminaries were quickly executed, a wave of excitement engulfed the audience. Dignitaries hurried to their places as the introduction was made. In one sweeping m o v e m e n t the crowd rose to greet the former Polish Ambassador Romuald Spasowski and his wife, Wanda. O n December 20, 1981, Warsaw's most senior diplomat, requested and received political asylum in the United States. In his statement m a d e at the State Department
in Washington Spasowski said, "A state of war has been imposed upon Poland, a state of war against the Polish people." This was not just another formal announcement of an envoy's defection. It was the cry of a man's heart as he realized his efforts to save his treasured homeland were in vain. "A cruel night of darkness and silence was spread over m y country," he said. Reading from a handwritten statement, Spasowski had said, "I shall not have any association â€” not speaking about representation â€” with authorities responsible for this brutality and inhumanity." Now, the ambassador stood before the Liberty Baptist student body momentarily
The gravity of his message and the dramatic decision to defect to the U.S. had etched lines of concern in the face of Ambassador Spasowski.
Underneath a shimmering flag, Romuald Spasowski pleaded with an audience of 4.000 in LBC's Multi Purpose Center to show strong support for freedom lovers everywhere
struck speechless by the w a r m reception that greeted him. It was the first public speech Spasowski had given since resigning from what was termed as the "most distinguished diplomatic career in post-war Poland." "The time will c o m e in the not too distant future when in your hands, in your minds and hearts, the destiny of this great
country will be shaped" began the ambassador, directing his c o m m e n t s to the students. The Spasowskis shared Polish history and personal experiences as they lectured on the value of freedom. For 36 years they worked for the Polish people through a socialistic government. Then c a m e a time when they could m a k e "no more compromises with our conscience." He explained the events building up to the defection of him and his wife saying, " W e cannot be silent." "The longing for freedom by the Polish people is overwhelming," said Ambassador Spasowski. "In our genes and in our veins w e feel the indomitable spirit of freedom." Spasowski said that it was Poland's Christian faith that has kept the hope of freedom alive within the hearts of the Polish people. " W e intend to fight for free Poland for as long as w e live," he vowed, adding, " W e intend to do everything that is in our power to add to the strengths of this great country." Mrs. Spasowski joined her husband in reminding the audience of the privileges enjoyed by the free world. She also shared with the students the kind of persecutions students might face if attending a Polish University. "Faith in God is the biggest strength in life," she said. " W e must win because God is on our side." In her closing comments, Mrs. Spasowski stated, " W e will do everything in our power to keep this free world really free." The ambassador concluded his remarks with a message to the students from the imprisoned Poles w h o participated in the struggle for freedom. "If these people were allowed to speak, they would say they would rather die than live in bondage. Because freedom, goodness and truth are, and always will be, the most precious values." Truly, those attending the lecture were inspired and encouraged by the people w h o had given so m u c h to gain the freed o m s which Americans so often take for granted. â€” Lois Bazen
Regular chapel services allowed students to be
Challenged and informed 1 hree times each week the L B C MultiPurpose Center became an auditorium where students and faculty gathered to hear speakers ranging from pastors to Christian businessmen to national figures. Every Wednesday an especially prominent national figure spoke. L B C Chancellor, Dr. Jerry Falwell, updated students and faculty once a week and brought a message each Wednesday. LBC's 1981-82 chapel services included such m e n as evangelist J a m e s Robison in September, 1981. Robison's sermon w a s entitled " W h o are the Anointed? and included an illustration of eagles living like turkeys. Robison said, "The problem with you as Christians and church people is you don't k n o w w h o you are. You are righteous in Christ and you don't have to live defeated in sin. "I believe with all m y heart when you discover w h o you are and where you're to function in this body of Christ, you will discover the place of the anointing in your life," Robison added. Pastor E.V. Hill, from Los Angeles, Calif., along with saxaphonist Vernard Johnson, were in chapel in November. Johnson thrilled the crowd with his renditions of favorites such as "Amazing Grace," " H o w Great Thou Art" and "The Blood Will Never Lose Its Power." Hill's sermon, entitled " O n The Road T o The Pigpen," dealt with the importance of Christians not settling for second best. In December, 1981, former President Nixon aide and author of the best seller, "Born Again," Chuck Colson, spoke to students and faculty. Considered one of the most powerful m e n during the Nixon years, Colson had been called "Nixon's hatchet man," and has spent over seven months in prison due to the Watergate issue. It was in prison that Colson became a Christian and, when he was asked to write an expose on Watergate, he took the opportunity to write about his conversion. Since then Colson has organized a ministry to prison inmates. "I could never get used to the horror of humanity dying," Colson said relating his first impressions of prison life. "They would just lie there on their bunks sleeping, day-in and day-out." In line with this, Colson also noted that failure of our institutions, even with all the m o n e y spent on rehabilitation, stresses
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that only God's w a y succeeds. He went on to challenge the students saying that they exist for either the world or for God and that they must m a k e a choice. "Being a Christian means laying your life down for Christ's purpose," he said. "It means w e turn away from the past and the ways of the world with the desire to live God's way." He then told a story of a friend living in a prominent area of N e w York City w h o w a s mugged one night before entering his apartment building. He was left by his assailants in the gutter calling for help in a state of temporary paralysis. Colson told
Evangelist James Robison spoke in chapel in September 1981. Robison's sermon was entitled, "Who are the Anointed?" challenging Christians to live above defeat of sin.
h o w this m a n lay there for a number of hours as people from the neighborhood continued to walk by ignoring him, without any apparent concern. "Egocentricity and materialism â€” that, sadly, is what our country has c o m e to," he said. Colson closed his message by challenging students to "see h u m a n need, to reach out in the n a m e of Jesus Christ, and to present the Gospel as an alternative."
Dr. Francis Shaeffer said in a February 1 chapel service that our generation, where the dominant concept of final reality is humanism, has no answers for any of the basic questions of life. Schaeffer defined this concept of final reality as the idea that silent energy or material has existed forever in s o m e form and is shaped by pure chance. "You must get it stuck in your head," he said, "they have no answers for the basic questions of life. It is not just a happen stance, but a reality. Mathematically and inevitably, they cannot have answers for the basic questions of life if this is the final reality."
Citing s o m e examples, Schaeffer re- Dave Ragan, a former professional golfer, shared his ferred to metaphysics and Carl Sagan's testimony. Ragen also shared his experiences as a professional golfer. theory that the cosmos or universe is eternal. "You must feel very sorry for this m a n as he stands there, a fly speck in the mid- Schaeffer, are saying that life is meaningdle of an expanding universe, " he said. less. H e deduced that on this basis (life "You must feel sorry, for this m a n has no being meaningless) it becomes acceptable answer to the question, 'Does life have any to exterminate h u m a n life w h e n it bemeaning?'" c o m e s inconvenient to society. He went on to show certain corollaries Schaeffer further discussed the question that are developed with a concept like Sa- of morals and the difference between good gan's. He explained that, with this mind- and bad. set, the question of the meaning of life is "If it is a completely neutral universe, answered by the perpetrators of the punk the answer is that there is no 'right.' T h e rock m o v e m e n t , w h o , according to (continued on page 58)
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comes arbitary, with the ultimate consewords ' good' and 'bad,' 'lower,' and 'high- quence of the loss of constitutionalism and the rise of majority rule." H e emphasized er' all become meaningless." Schaeffer also pointed to questions con- that the source of inalienable rights is gone cerning h u m a n relationships that are unan- if this world view is true. "Inalienable rights means that the state swerable within the humanistic world doesn't give them," he said, "because, if view. " D o h u m a n relationships m e a n any the state gives them, then they can be more than sex relationships," he asked, taken away. O n this basis the Constitution "or is that all there is to it? They have no and the Declaration of Independence are utter nonsense!" answer for this." Schaeffer explained that the natural He went on to explain h o w this produces a dilemna where longing for communica- course of these unanswered questions tion and continuity in h u m a n relationships leads only to a chaotic society. In contrast, is met with meaninglessness in the human- h u m a n beings, w h o are m a d e in the likeist view of final reality. The logical conclu- ness of God, are unable to stand living in sion, according to Schaeffer is: "Anar- chaos. "Humanism, where m a n becomes the chism, meaninglessness, purposelessness, center of all things, leads to chaos. In order and destruction." Likewise, Schaeffer illustrated h o w to offset this chaos it becomes necessary there is no basis for law within this human- for some form of authoritarian control." Schaeffer then presented the Judeoistic reality. "The whole basis of law be-
Christian ethic, which has been the dominant world view up to about 4 0 years ago, as a contrast to humanism. T h e JudeoChristian ethic, according to Schaeffer presents a world view based on the existence of an infinite personal God, whose character becomes the moral law of the universe. "What is in line with this character is right, and what is out of line with this character is wrong," he said. "God stands there as the final reality in total contrast to mere material or energy shaped by pure chance." He pointed out that with the Christian world view the idea of inalienable rights of the Declaration of Independence suddenly makes sense. He continued by saying that this w a s in the mind of the Founding Fathers when they formed these documents. O n this basis, he said, one can fight issues like abortion. O n this basis life has intrinsic value.
Former Nixon aide Chuck Colson spoke in chapel in December, 1981.Colson shared his own testimony and told about the work of Prison Fellowship which he is presently involved in.
Sandy McKasin, vice president of the Educational Reform Foundation in Dallas, Texas, presented a twoday series of slides and lectures on the subtle teac ing of sex-education and humanism in the public schools.
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"The Christian view gives the answer to these things and not the other world view," he said. He concluded by adding that all the questions of the farmer, the shipyard worker, as well as the intellectual in the university, are answered by the Judeo-Christian ethic, and that the humanistic concept of reality offers no answers for these s a m e people. "Thank G o d there is another view," he
said, "and that the final reality is not material or energy shaped by pure chance â€” but H e is there â€” the living, infinite, personal God, to w h o m everything is not the same." Jack Wyrtzen, director of Word of Life International, urged students to renew their committment to Christ. Roy and Sandy McKasin, president and vice-president of the Educational Reform Foundation in Dallas, Texas, presented a
two-day series of slides and lectures on the danger of humanism and sex education as it is subtly taught to elementary school children. Mrs. McKasin spoke of "change agents" such as institutions, teachers, community agencies and television which are being used to "sever the relationships of parent and child." Mrs. McKasin cited humanist methods such as value clarification which is rooted in behavior modification techniques. "The root determines the fruit," Mrs. (continued on page 60)
Lt. Clebe McClary of the U.S. Marine Corp spoke in chapel on May 3. He shared his experiences in the Vietnam War along with his testimony. William C. Brennan, Ph.D., spoke at LBC on April 23. He paralleled the Nazi-Germany holocaust of Jews with abortion today.
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McKasin said. Y o u must go back to the basic premise of the matter before you accept the philosophy." According to Mrs. McKasin, m a n y teachers do not realize the part they are playing in changing children's values. These values can be shaped simply by the methods and materials used in the classroom. Mrs. McKasin urged students to realize that "humanism and Christianity cannot exist side by side, but they are mutually exclusive." She said students must be aware of the teachings in order to effectively combat the influx of these humanistic principles in education. O n April 26, O w e n Brad Butler, board chairman of Proctor and Gamble, spoke to students and faculty. Corporations exist under a privilege granted by society and therefore cannot ignore society's demands, said Butler. Corporation leaders have a responsibility to consumers, employees, shareholders, the country and the community but, he said, they cannot neglect their personal conscience. "Corporations are not just pieces of paper. Corporations are groups of people w h o cannot and must not check their personal conscience at the door when they walk into the office," Butler said. He said corporation leaders must be careful not to misuse their economic power in decisions about boycotting television programs. "The use of economic power to suppress the right of free expression, is a real threat to this country," Butler said. William C. Brennan, Ph.D., noted author and lecturer on h u m a n holocausts spoke at L B C on April 23 on the parallels in philosophies, semantics and ethical relativisms of Nazi Germany and contemporary America. Brennan demonstrated the similarites in reasoning used for the extermination of innocent h u m a n beings. Dr. Brennan said that the most dramatic departure from the Hippocratic Oath took place in Nazi Germany. H e went on to say that now, 35 years later, medical doctors are doing the same thing in the practice of killing innocent people through abortion. In his lecture he described the killing of thousands of children in the Nazi concentration c a m p s by m e a n s of the injection of poison directly into their hearts. He then
compared this practice with a contemporary medical report, where an unborn twin afflicted with Down's Syndrome was killed in the w o m b by the strategic insertion of a needle into the baby's heart and its blood being drained. He also explained h o w the "semantic gymnastics" of the Nazis m a d e it possible to look at the Jews as sub-humans and killing as "evacuation". He compared this to our contemporary usage of the term "birth control" and said that the principles of it are leading to the point where it will really m e a n "death control." Dr. Brennan concluded his lecture by challenging those in attendance with the goal of illustrating these parallels to the people in the medical profession and the law makers. He also said that they must stir the consciousness and the consciences of the nation. Dr. Brennan is a professor in the School of Social Service at St. Louis University and is a m e m b e r of the American Histori-
The pastor of Manhatten Bible Church, Tom Mahairis, spoke in chapel during first semester.
Pastor E.V. Hill spoke in chapel in November. His message challenged students not to settle for second best.
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cal Association, the American Sociological Association and the American Life Lobby. His published works include: "Medical Holocaust I: Exterminative Medicine in Nazi Germany and Contemporary America," and "Medical Holocaust II: The Language of Exterminative Medicine in Nazi Germany and Contemporary America." Also, his articles have appeared in m a n y journals and magazines. Lt. Clebe McClary of the United States Marine Corp shared his experiences in Vietn a m on M a y 3, 1982. McClary lost his left arm, left eye and both eardrums in Vietn a m and was five minutes from certain
death. After being rescued and then undergoing 30 operations, Clebe's patriotism was obvious as he spoke of the importance of service to the country and to Christ. â€” John Schlesinger and Paul Stoltzfus
Author of the "Christian Manifesto," Francis Schaeffer spoke to the students February 1. Schaeffer spoke on the faults of the humanistic society of today.
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T h e grand finale For most of the students, M a y 10, 1982, was just another day. But to a certain group on campus, it was not. It was graduation day. Preparations for this grand day began as freshmen as each student considered a major and chose the classes required. Each year the goal of graduating became more and more significant. Finally, the student passed the magic number of credits and he or she was classified as a senior. Memories of the last year m a y always be more vivid because the seniors realized this was their final year. N o w the day that the seniors had awaited was finally here. The graduates smiled nervously, as they marched into the L B C Multi-Purpose Center. The ceremony began with a word of prayer from Dr. Sumner W e m p . Dr. Jerry Falwell, in his flowing red robe, introduced the special guests. Then the long-awaited m o m e n t began, (continued on page 64)
Besides receiving his diploma, graduate Robert Hotter was also sworn into the U.S. Marine Corp. Here Holler is sworn in by Captain John Sargent. The day began with a walk to the Multi-Purpose Center, included a walk across the platform, and ended with a walk out of the Auditorium with diploma in hand. Brian Sullivan
Davinda Helt admires the diploma she had worked so hard to get. Davinda was a Church Ministries major.
The long line of graduates stretched from the MultiPurpose Center into the Fine Arts Building as they made their way into the Auditorium. David Helt
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the awarding of the diplomas. O n e by one, the seniors walked forward to receive their degrees; 589 students had m a d e it to graduation. Special recognition went to Michael Anderson, for his dedication and his determination in reaching his goal. Anderson, a graduate of the Liberty H o m e Bible Institute, was on a respirator. H e typed, with a stick in his mouth, a 50-page paper about
his testimony. Anderson received a standing ovation from the audience. Honorary Doctorates of Divinty were given to Michael and Robert Gass of Harvest Baptist Temple in Medford, Oregon, Roy McLaughin of First Baptist Church in Dilonia, Ark., and Bobby Moore of Broadw a y Baptist Church in Memphis, Tenn. Dr. Charles Ryrie received a Doctorate of Letters for his Ryrie Study Bible.The charge to the graduates was given by Dr. A. Pierre
Guillermin. Dr. Russell Fitzgerald led the pledge to the alma mater. The pastor of Broadway Baptist Church presented the c o m m e n c e m e n t challenge. His message emphasized the importance of having a militant attitude against sin. A s the graduates marched out, their faces relayed a message of joy, relief and satisfaction. The end was here, but in reality, it was only the beginning. â€” Sheila Morris and Carolyn Sole
After the commencement exercises, graduates were still the center of attention as they mingled with fam ily and friends outside the Multi-Purpose Center. Commencement speaker Bobby Moore, from Broad way Baptist Church in Memphis, Tenn., received an honorary doctorate degree and challenged graduates to stand firm against sin.
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B i t t e r s w e e t is the word that would best describe the year for L B C athletics. A s Liberty strived to reach N C A A Division I-A status, tougher competition brought both victory and s o m e disappointment. T h e football team experienced disappointment as they struggled through a 1-9 season. Basketball, under the leadership of head coach Jeff Meyer, allowed us to taste victory as the exciting season and the terrible disappointment of the defeat in the NAIA district championships had an impact on all of our lives. Minor sports, such as Softball and men's cross country, also left a winning mark on the year as their influence became greater during the season. Sports at L B C during 1981-82 strived for greater heights as it impacted upon us all.
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Flames' tackles Victor King (99), Joe Sheaffer (98), ,. and defensive end-Jimmy Rowe celebrate after Sacking Morehead State quarterback Dan Reeves (10). While the Flames'-defense had 2 sacks in the game, the Morehead State defense held LBC to a -2 yards rushing and Morehead won the contest, 34 10. t
««§*: Bob Hippie of the Dorm three "Third Dimension" intramural football team, stretches for a pass intended for Puff Salmond of the Dorm 18 second floor "Scrodies, " The pass fell incomplete and the "Scrodies," who beat the undefeated "Third Dimension," 46-0, went on to win the intramural super bowl, 14-6.
Point guard Eric Gordon (21) tips the ball in for two points against Averett College. The "New Look" Flames basketball team easily defeated Averett, 7552, during the regular season and went on to the NAIA District 19 championships.
Halfback Gino Palidino dribbles downfield in a game against Philadelphia College of Bible The Flames won the game, 4-0. Freshman Dan Stoneburner and senior Ivan Solero lead the way against Virginia Military Institute The Flames won the meet, 1550 The LBC mens cross country team had their first undefeated season in the team's history
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Senior Steve Younts is congratulated by the rest of the Flames' baseball team after his base hit drove in the winning run against Howard University. Younts was batting .385 coming into the game. Student athletic trainers Eugene Sutton and Scott Lawrenson relax outside the trainer's office with Lady Flames' basketball player Lona Isaacs. The trainers played an indispensible role in the conditioning of LBC athletes.
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Senior Monica Parson exhorts Flames' hurdler Jeff Brown as an opponent from Apprentice pursues close behind. The meet at EC. Glass High School was one of two home meets hosted by the LBC track team.
Karen Booker, catcher for the women's Softball team, watches as the Lady Flames go down in defeat at the hands of George Mason University in the VAIAW state championships. Booker, a senior, won the team's golden glove award and was voted the most valuable player. Flames Sports Network play-by-play broadcaster Jerry Edwards takes a break while color commentator Rocky Erickson fills in during the NAIA District 19 championships in Hampton, Va. The network, initiated in the fall of 1981, served radio stations in Virginia and North Carolina. Brian Sullivan
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Senior wide receiver Chris Patterson catches Evangel College defensive back Richie Wood looking as he pulls down a 46-yard pass in the fourth quarter of the Evangel-LBC contest. Earlier in the game, Patterson caught a record 80-yard pass and was a major factor in the 42-23 victory over Evangel in the Flames' season finale.
A record breaking season /Ylthough there were strong individual accomplishments, costly turnovers told the story as the Flames struggled through a 1-9 season, their most difficult in the nine year history of L B C football. Despite numerous turnovers and inexperience, individuals turned in m a n y bright performances as hard work reaped s o m e rewards. A n NAIA division record that is still alive is the Flames' four year consecutive extra point total. Sophomore Mark D e M o s s hit 14 in as m a n y attempts during the season to extend his personal string to 46 and keep the team streak alive at 93, a college division record. That translates into three consecutive seasons without missing a kicked extra point. Also in the kicking department, junior Mike Forslund punted 63 times during the season for 2,484 yards. Forslund averaged 40.2 yards per kick and became the first Flames' punter to average 40 yards in a
year. Senior running back Greg Mosely led the Flames' offensive ground attack, rushing 150 times for 876 yards and four touchdowns. Mosely finished his career with 2,199 yards rushing, placing him second on the all-time L B C rushing list behind Chip Smith. In the last g a m e of the season, Mosely claimed NAIA national offensive player-of-the-week honors with his 300 yard rushing performance against Evangel College. Mosely became the first L B C athlete ever to be recognized at the national level. Chris Patterson, senior wide receiver, pulled d o w n 34 passes for 593 yards and four touchdowns which left him with three L B C receiving records. Patterson ended his career with 86 receptions for 1,742 yards and 15 touchdowns. With the youthful team facing their toughest schedule ever, mistakes hampered an otherwise credible performance. "Young football teams m a k e mistakes," explained head coach T o m Dowling, "and Sophomore quarterback Phil Basso hands off to rungood competition causes mistakes." ning back Craig Young in the Furman University-LBC game. Furman, the Flames' first NCAA Division l-AThe 1981 schedule included the Flames' opponent, defeated LBC, 3814. first N C A A Division l-A opponent, Furman
University; two Division l-AA opponents, J a m e s Madison and Morehead State University; two Division II foes, Delta State and Jacksonville State University; and five NAIA Division I opponents, Mars Hill, Catabwa, Carson-Newman, Gardner-Webb, and Evangel College. The strong competition forced 36 Flames' fumbles, 22 of which were recovered by opponents. Flames' quarterbacks combined for 28 interceptions which were returned for a total of 341 yards. The Flames' coaching staff had the monumental task of rebuilding the Flames' offensive and defensive lines. All but one of the starters from the 1980 offensive line were gone and the Flames only returned two of their starting defensive linemen. According to the coaches, there was an abundance of talent but lack of experience proved to be important. A look back at the season; Liberty at M A R S HILL, 10-17: The Lions, ranked seventh in the preseason NAIA polls, handed the Flames their first loss of the season. (continued on page 74) Brian Sullivan
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Junior running back Mitchell Clark was chosen as the offensive player of the game. Clark caught seven passes for 67 yards and one touchdown. "Mitchell performed well in all areas of the game," explained offensive back coach Nick O'Grady. Liberty at C A T A B W A , 22-30: A highlight of the g a m e c a m e during the fourth quarter, when the Flames reached into their proverbial bag of tricks with a flea-flicker that went in for a 74-yard touchdown. A pass from Jeff Benson to wide receiver Chris Patterson w a s then lateraled to Greg Mosely w h o went in to score. For his performance in the game, Patterson was named the NAIA District 19 player of the week. Patterson caught eight passes for 184 yards and two touchdowns. O n his second pass reception he broke Steve Kearns career yardage record of 59 receptions for 1210 yards. Patterson finished the g a m e with 62 receptions for 1,372 yards in his career. C A R S O N - N E W M A N at Liberty, 21-6: In their first h o m e g a m e of the season, the Flames faced the Eagles of Carson-Newm a n at Lynchburg City Stadium before a crowd of 7,811 fans. The Flames' defense held the Eagles to just nine yards passing in the g a m e but could not stop their rushing attack. The Eagles picked up 327 yards on the ground while scoring twice in
the third quarter and capping their victory with a touchdown in the final minute of the game. Senior Greg Mosely had the third best g a m e of his career with 133 yards and one touchdown on 24 carries. J A M E S M A D I S O N at Liberty, 36-14: The Liberty coaching staff called on n e w talent to try and pull the team out of its slump. Freshman George Johnson, carrying the ball for the first time in his college career, rushed for 61 yards and two touchdowns to earn offensive player-of-the-game honors. "George performed very effectively and consistantly in his first collegiate contest," said Dowling. "He gave us the power that w e needed and did a good job blocking." G A R D N E R - W E B B at Liberty, 14-9: Playing their last g a m e in a series of h o m e contests, the Flames' Homecoming pitted them against NAIA Ail-American quarterback Chip Stuart and the Bulldogs of Gardner-Webb. During the 1980 season the Flames defeated the Bulldogs at the Gardner-Webb homecoming by a score of 15-14. Gardner-Webb avenged that loss by handing L B C its fifth loss in as m a n y games. The Flames again c a m e within a touchdown of victory, but a Bulldog interception on the Gardner-Webb 36-yard line during the fourth quarter put a stop to an L B C offensive drive. Dowling later said, " W h e n you've lost four games and played like w e did tonight, it's a crime not to win." Liberty at D E L T A S T A T E , 8-31: Thirdstring Sophomore quarterback Phil Basso took over for senior Jeff Benson and com-
Furman's Stanford Jennings struggles to break the grasp of Flames' linebacker Jon McClure. McClure scored one of the Flames' two touchdowns on a 45yard fumble recovery and had four unassisted tackles in the game.
pleted 15 of 30 passes for 207 yards. The Statesmen, coming off a 41-7 loss to North Alabama the previous week, capitalized on three Flame turnovers and turned them into touchdowns in the first half, while the Flames only scored on two field goals and a safety. Liberty at J A C K S O N V I L L E S T A T E , 064: Playing before the largest crowd to ever see L B C compete (11,038), the Flames suffered their worst loss in the history of the team. Jacksonville's 64 points against L B C set the record for the most points scored against the Flames in a game. Jacksonville's three interceptions also set a n e w interception mark for the Flames by bringing the season total to 20. LBC's quarterback Jeff Benson picks up several yards against Carson-Newman behind the blocking of senior guard Tim Keasler. LBC gained 208 yards rushing in the game but fell by a score of 21-6. Brian Sullivan
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Liberty at F U R M A N , 14-38: The Flames traveled to Greenville, S.C. to face their first N C A A Division l-A opponent ever, the Paladins of Furman University. L B C turned in its best performance of the year as far as turnovers, intercepting one pass and recovering two fumbles as compared to Furman's two fumble recoveries. For the first time in the 1981 season, an L B C quarterback (Phil Basso) m a d e it through without throwing an interception. Freshman Karl Moody, playing opposite his older brother, defensive tackle Ricky Furman, had his best g a m e of the season, with nine unassisted tackles and two broken-up passes. Liberty at M O R E H E A D S T A T E , 10-34: After a weeks rest, the Flames faced the
Morehead State Eagles. The Eagles, w h o lost to the Flames the previous year 23-20 at Liberty Baptist's Homecoming, capitalized on three L B C fumbles and two interceptions to capture the victory. The Eagles held the Flames to a — 2 yards rushing, the lowest in the team's history. T e a m captain J i m m y R o w e was selected as the Flames' defensive player of the game. R o w e had two quarterback sacks, three tackles, and a fumble recovery. Defensive coordinator Theo Caldwell re lated, "He really played a physical g a m e and hit the Morehead backs hard enough to m a k e them remember him for quite awhile." Evangel at LIBERTY, 23-43: "Liberty
Freshman noseguard Troy Rice displays his enthusiasm after bursting through Evangel's offensive line t sack quarterback Barry Sisson for a loss.
Baptist is a very good team, one that is definately better than their record indicates," remarked Evangel College head coach Denny Duron. The Flames, returning h o m e after a long stretch of road games, kept intact head coach T o m Dowling's record of never losing the team's final g a m e of the season. Senior wide receiver Chris Patterson, playing his final collegiate game, caught a record-setting 80-yard pass during the game. Patterson finished his career with a (continued on page 77)
FOOTBALL (front row) Rick Crider, Tim Keasler, Bob Guetterman. Chris Dotson. Chuck Pennington. Paul Basso. Phil Basso, Aaron Saffell, Scotty Hill Patterson. Pervis Thomas. Jimmy Rowe. Greg Mosely. Tim Thomas, Greg David Cain, David Reeves. Mitch Lucas, Frank Hinnant, Todd Ludwig, Dean Plott, Scott Umberger, Victor King (second row) Brad Butler, Jon McClure, Weaver, Todd Fox, Dan Hampson, Greg Guinn. (sixth row) Skip Calloway Caleb Davenport, Mike Henson, Clay Thompson, Eric Schuster, Pablo Aragon, Mike Edwards. Jeff Reynolds, Paul Forsythe. Randy Ledfore. Craig Young Rick Pitcher, Randy Hershner, Jeff Benson. Jon Hall, David Thomas. Don John O'Neal. Larry Hardy. Amos Horton, Dave Brown, Mike Hylton Bruce Brake. Robby Pruitt (third row) George Johnson, Peter Dube, Mark Shelton, Kennedy, Chris Lockhart, Eric Cabbell. Doug Smith, (seventh row) Earl Hack • Darrell Walker, Mike Forslund. Jeff Scott, Tim Johnson, Mitch Clark, Billy ley. Earl Fisher. Steve Clark. Richard Kreider. David Hall, Travis Wright Alvin Lord, Eric Simmons, Jeff Brown, Mike Oliver, Mark Pearman. Guy Shashaty. McNair, Clarence Gainer, Bill Boyd. Carlos Aragon. Dwight Erickson Oscar John Horsley. Mark DeMoss (fourth row) Robery Fry. Rene DeVilliers. Todd Sastoque. Albert Lang. Karl Moody, Ben Wright, (back row) Bryon Secrest Jon Mitchell. Tommy Kearney, Brian Hippenstiel, Jim Hunter, Richard Fenlock, Walters. Dwight O'Neal. Tim Spencer. Steve Butzer. Tim Shulda Gaines Rod Frank. Dan DeBlaay. Scott Taylor. Earl Rector, Ted Schonauer, Matt Coker. Will Honeycutt. Dale Gray, Kelly Bush, Donnell Harris. Craig McDonald Butler, Joe Sheaffer. Greg Moore, Dave Clark (fifth row) Craig Henson,Troy DukeRice
A record breaking season Senior defensive end Scott Umberger and junior linebacker Jon McClure trap Morehead State quarterback Jeff Richards as he runs an option play in the Morehead State LBC game in Morehead, Ky. Brian Sullivan
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record 86 receptions for 1,742 yards. Even though the Flames finished the season with a 1-9 record, they put on a respectable performance in spite of the plague of turnovers that haunted them throughout the season. Evangel Coach Denny Duron related a week before the LBC-Evangel contest, "I'm impressed with Liberty Baptist's defense on film. They have major college athletes. Offensively I feel that Liberty Baptist is underrated. They've played an incredible schedule. Their record is not indicitive of Brian Sullivan
h o w good they are. A s stated before, inexperience was a major factor in the troubles the Flames experienced during the year. Dowling commented, " W e knew w e were young and had a great year last year. I knew it would be tough." Another problem for the Flames, especially toward the end of the season was, understandibly, morale.
Senior running back Greg Mosely rushes for another gain against Evangel College. During the game Mosely rushed for 300 yards and three touchdowns for which he received NAIA national offensive player-ofthe-week honors.
"Jacksonville State was the low spot," said Dowling, "the key games were the first two which w e needed to win. D u e to the fact that w e didn't win early, w e didn't generate confidence and enthusiasm." The Flames, while hitting several rough spots in their progress toward their eventual goal of N C A A Division l-A competition, have shown that they will be able to take these hard knocks and bounce back while continuing to build for the future. â€” Tracy Figley with Brian Sullivan
Morehead State fullback Alan Mitchell is buried under Flames' defensive players Ben Wright, Victor King, and Scott Umberger as he tries to rush into the Flames' secondary.
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T e a m effort VJiving the students at L B C major college quality cheerleading w a s one of the goals set before the 1981-82 edition of the Flames' cheerleading squad. Experiencing a season of both victory and bitter defeat, the L B C cheerleader's goal w a s to provide a quality of cheerleading of which the school could be proud. The goal w a s "to become collegiate, which I think in the end w e did," said junior Ronna Nardo. "Our goal w a s to be able to go to a place like J a m e s Madison and look good, to know what we're doing." The squad, led by junior co-captains Paul Kurth and Lori Niznik, was cut from 14 members to 10 members this year. T h e squad attended an N C A A cheering clinic at Virginia Tech during mid-August. This year's cheering routines included a variety of flips, stunts, and pyramids during the games. A s the Flames struggled through a 1-9 football season, the squad worked hard to remain enthusiastic throughout the season. Phil Kelly, a senior from Akron, Ohio,
w h o has been a part of the squad for the past 2'/2 years, stated that, "the main goal of the cheerleaders w a s to motivate the crowd to be enthusiastic. Through the crowd's enthusiasm, the coaches want to win games." Kelly said that because of this goal, the cheerleader's success depended on the team's success. Kelly added, " W h e n you lose five games in a row, then face a Division l.school, h o w do you get motivated?" Nardo said the player's attitude toward the cheerleaders w a s also important. " W h e n you know the team wants you there, it's not hard to get motivated. I think it's an individual thing too," Nardo said. She added that crowd participation was vitally important to their success. She said the basketball g a m e against Tennessee Temple was the highlight of the year because "the crowd was behind us." Another highlight of the year to her was meeting n e w people through traveling with the teams and cheering. The success of the cheerleading squad rested solely on the group's ability to work as a team during the games. Whether or not the team was winning on the floor, another team was also competing — a team competing for the enthusiasm of the crowd. Nardo said that in order to accomplish the necessary teamwork, the squad had to work toward the c o m m o n objective of building support for the team, regardless of whether the team was winning or losing. "It takes a lot of work," said Nardo. "If each cheerleader is not successful individually, then we're not successful together." — Brian Sullivan and Paul Stoltzfus
CHEERLEADERS: (bottom) Jon Cannon, Donna Greene, Phil Kelly, Tim Kramer, Lori Niznik, Paul Kurth. (middle) Ronna Nardo, Rick Cummins, Laura Livermore. (top) Bev Overstreet.
Paul Kurth, Ronna Nardo and Laura Livermore col lapse in the middle of the playing floor after the hard fought Tennessee Temple game.
It's not just for kicks Consistency and character building was the main emphasis of the season as the Liberty Baptist College soccer team ended the year with an 8-7-2 record and, for the first time, went to the N A I A playoffs. Second-year coach Bill Bell stressed that apart
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from using the sport as a tool for evangelism, the team's goal from the beginning was to m a k e it to the playoffs. "Within a year they (the players) had reached something that they had never reached before," said Bell. "I stated that
our goal was to reach the playoffs and achieved that." Losing their season-opening game against High Point College, 4-1, the Flames then went to Chattanooga, Tenn., for the Tennessee Temple Invitational Soccer
Tournament. In their opening round g a m e against Central Wesleyan College, the Flames upset the top-seeded team, 3-0. Central only managed to m a k e one attempted goal shot against the L B C defense. Liberty then went on to defeat Tennessee Temple in the tournament championship game. Injuries to two key players at the beginning of the season put an extra burden on the rest of the team. But, said Bell, "Oddly enough, that's when w e achieved good results." Bell refused to single out any individuals
Senior Bill Gehman, from Allentown, ball downfield to a teammate. Gehman goals during the year.
suits will take care of themselves." After having an 8-6-2 record in regular season play, L B C entered into NAIA postseason competition. In the opening round of the playoffs, fourth-ranked Liberty faced the playoff favorite, Rutgers-Camden University. After playing the g a m e to the end of regulation time, the score w a s tied at 00. In overtime Rutgers-Camden scored two goals ending a hard fought g a m e and the season for Liberty. Of m u c h greater concern to Bell than winning was the impact the team had on those with w h o m it c a m e in contact. Bell claimed that during the past season in the post-game talks that he had with the opposing teams, 35 young m e n were w o n to coach Bill Bell gives last minute instrucPa., passes Secondyear the tions to players before the game. Bell stressed characthe Lord. led the team in as the main contributors to the team's success, emphasizing team effort rather than individual accomplishments. A few, however, should be noted. Alan Springs, a ju nior from Greenville, S.C., w a s the recipi ent of the coach's award. Bell noted that "He has been a good example to the youn ger players." Fullback Randy Zook, a sen ior, w a s a stabilizing force for the Flames defense, while senior Bill G e h m a n led the team in scoring. "I don't put an emphasis on winning," said Bell, "but the emphasis is on character. If the players have character, the re-
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O n e story that Bell recalled from the season was, after Guilford had defeated L B C during the regular season, two L B C girls walked up to the Guilford players and congratulated them on their attitude and sportsmanship. Bell recalled that the team m e m b e r s were shocked that fans from an opposing team would do such a thing. In the post-game presentation of the gospel
that Bell gave the team, 12 players accepted Christ as their Savior. "The fans can turn a team on or off," said Bell. "Those girls were instrumental in leading 12 players to the Lord. T h e team m e m b e r s were ready to hear; they were prepared." Bell stated that one of his eventual goals is to have a team that the student body would be proud of. But then he asks the
question, "What does the student body look for in a team? Hopefully one that would glorify God." There were few changes in this year's team as far as strategy, according to Bell. " W e can have the fastest team in the world, but if they can't pass, they can't play. W e are still working on the basics." Regardless of whether or not the team was successful during the year as far as competition, Bell felt that success must be measured by more than scores or statistics. "You are in a nation that is geared for winners," related Bell, a native Briton. "If you're not a winner, you're a loser. I think that w e can still lose games and be winners. I think that w e have to show something to the student body that they can appreciate." Even though the team succeeded in their goal of reaching N A I A post-season competition, Bell feels that they have not achieved the consistent results that are necessary for a championship team. "I would say that as a coach you're never satisfied. I will never be satisfied with one, two, or three performances. I'll be satisfied with one, two, or three good seasons. Consistency is not one or two games." â€” Brian Sullivan
SOCCER: (front row) Gino Palladino, John Jones Doug Jividen, Steve Garlock, John Caudill, Al Springs, (second row) Eugene Sutton, Jack Reynolds Jeff Gehman, Randy Zook, Bill Gehman, Bill Bell Russ Livermore. (back row) Coach Bill Bell, Don No man, Phil Zalewski, Kelly Keys, Simon Horn. Brian Sullivan
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Halfback Bill Bell times his slide to keep the ball away from the LBC goal. Bill Gehman gets to the ball moments before the opponent to keep the ball in the opposition's end of the field.
A rebuilding yeor 1 he 1981-82 women's volleyball team struggled through what was termed a rebuilding year as they posted an 18-19 record and finished fifth in the V A I A W State tournament. The youthful 11-member team, m a d e up of seven freshmen, gained valuable experience and, according to the players, were more unified than any previous team. The team also had to adjust to a new coach. First-year coach Beth Glass, an
L B C alumna, returned to take on the coaching responsibilities. The team's troubles began early in the season when three players, w h o would have been seniors, did not return to school. The team's only senior member, Peggy Edgreen, turned out to be the most valuable player and earned the Best Defensive Player award. The rest of the team consisted of two juniors, two sophomores and seven freshmen. At least two of those freshmen helped
establish a strong foundation for the future. Kim Kelly, from Windom, Minn., and Patti Lunn, also from Windom, were two standouts on the young team. Kelly was voted most inspirational by teammates. Lunn earned Best Offensive Player honors as a powerful spiker.
Freshman Kim Kelly (25) sets the ball toward the net as Patti Lunn prepares to return the set. Kelly and Lunn graduated from the same high school and combined as an effective set-and-spike team during the year.
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T w o highlights of the season were victories in the h o m e tournament against Eastern Mennonite, George Mason University and Virginia Commonwealth University, and a victory over Radford University later in the season. The Lady Flames hosted the match at mid-season and soundly defeated Eastern Mennonite (15-9, 15-4), George Mason (1510, 6-15, 15-5) and Virginia Commonwealth (16-5, 15-4). Coach Beth Glass said, "Our players worked very well together. The play in that quad-match was the best this year and
showed our w o m e n what they were capable of." The second highlight w a s a late-season win over Radford University. In an away trimeet, the Lady Flames battled Radford through five games. This was the first time LBC's volleyball team had defeated Radford. The Lady Flames edged out wins in the first two games, 15-13 and 15-11, but Radford fought back to win the next two, 815 and 9-15. The young team did not give up though and pulled out the fifth game, 16-14. Junior Julee Sparks and Edgreen combined for
what Glass called "the most effective serve and spike g a m e put together this year." Long range results m a y have been overshadowed this year because of the losing record, but with most of the players already adjusted to a n e w coach, the Lady Flames' volleyball team can continue to build for the next season. â€” Paul Stoltzfus
198182 WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL: (front row) Julee Sparks, Kay Barrett, Peggy Edgreen, Cami Coulter, Kim Kelly, Patti Lunn. (back row) Assistant Coach Bill Vassiliou, Laura Jackson, Elaine Carey, Terri Dixon, Tracy Williams, Loretta Fang, Holly Anderson, Head Coach Beth Glass. Junior Julee Sparks concentrates on the ball as she prepares to set it to a teammate. Sparks' experience was an asset to the team throughout the season.
Perfection is n o surprise It w a s a season with no surprises as a dual meet record of 8-0 and the Flame's first trip to the NAIA Nationals in Kenosha, Wis., highlighted the men's cross country season. With the level of competition unchanged from the 1980 season, the team dominated most of its meets. The Appalachian State University Invitational and the N A I A Nationals were the only meets in which the team did not c o m e away with a first place finish. The team finished sixth and 24th respectively in those two events. A first place finish in the Campbell University Invitational opened the season with positive hopes. The invitational included Division I Campbell University and the Citadel. Junior Rick Wilson broke a school record for a 4-mile course with a time of 20:05. The old record was 20:40, also held by Wilson. The 22m e m b e r team split into an A and B squad following the meet. "This gives everybody a chance to do better in a particular race," head coach Jake Matthes said. "It also makes the A team hungrier in the bigger races." Leaving the top nine runners at h o m e to prepare for the Virginia Ten-Miler, the B team went on to defeat Eastern Mennonite College, Christopher Newport College, and H a m p d e n Sydney twice to bring the team's dual mark to 4-0. The Appalachian State Invitational matched the runners against 13 teams including Virginia Tech, Appalachian State, James Madison University and Marshall University. The A team placed sixth in the meet behind James Madison. Ivan Solero and Rick Wilson, both returning m e m b e r s of the team, placed 14th and 15th respectively. The team proved its depth by capturing first place in both the N C A A Division II and III State meet and the N A I A District 19 meet on the same weekend. The B team, led by second place finisher Robert Holter, took first place in the State meet. The squad •finished with three runners in the top 10. The A team w o n the District 19 meet by placing four runners in the top five finishers. Rick Wilson, Ivan Solero, Roger Richards and Dan Stoneburner finished second, third, fourth and fifth respectively.
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Four more dual meet victories sealed an 8-0 record for the Flames and marked the first undefeated season ever for the L B C men's cross country team. The victory in the District 19 meet marked the first year an L B C cross country team was eligible for the national event. L B C athletics only gained acceptance into the NAIA January 12, 1981. Running in 22 degree weather against a 25 mile-per-hour headwind proved to be a hinderance as the team placed 24th out of 36 teams. Freshman Dan Stoneburner placed 105th as the Flames' top finisher. Senior Ivan Solero and junior Rick Wilson, along with freshmen Dan Stoneburner and Kevin Hopkins, paced the team, according to coach Matthes. Solero was the only departing senior out of the top five runners. It was a year of no surprises but a year with encouraging results as the L B C men's cross country team took another step forward. — Paul Stoltzfus
Freshman Dan Stoneburner (front) and senior Ivan Solero lead the way against Virginia Military Institut Solero went on to win the race with a time of 25:50 while Stoneburner finished third.
The pack may be congested at the beginning of the race but the LBC runners were often alone at the finish line during 1981. In the season's final meet against Virginia Military Institute, 11 LBC runners crossed the line ahead of the first VMI contender.
Ivan Solero (left) and Roger Richards run all alone in the Virginia Ten Miler held in September. Richards finished 38th in the event with a time of 53:18. Solero, at 53:20, finished 39th. MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY: (front row) Gary Newhouse, Phil Cruse, Scott Evans, Mike Park, Rick Wilson, Don Smith, (second row) Keith Wendland, Mike Conley, Steve Caswell, Roger Richards, Doug Monahan, Kevin Hopkins, manager Kenny Mclntyre. (third row) Coach Jake Matthes, Tim Cooper, Dave Nelson, Troy Nelson, Cley Bullock, Dan Stoneburner, Russ Boone, Ivan Solero, Curt Kreft. (not pictured) Robert Hotter, Tim Black.
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A motter of psyche 1 he 1981 women's cross country team went through a year of adjustment and transition as they moved from Division III to Division II in the Association of Intercollegiate Athletics for W o m e n and compiled a 1-4 dual meet record. The team's disadvantage was competing against four other Virginia teams
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ranked in the top 20 nationally in the pared to the degree of competition on the A I A W . The schedule included Virginia Division III level of last year. Tech, Richmond University, James Madi"It w a s a year of transition and a good son University and William and Mary Col- learning year for us," Hopkins said. "The lege, all of which were strong in the A I A W gals were exposed to the competition of Division II. the Division II level." Head coach Ron Hopkins said the year The young team faced a state powerwas a real adjustment for the runners com- house at every meet, and according to
country. Renee Reimer, Ginny Watson, and Elaine Fisher practice for a meet in the woods surrounding LBC. The Following losses to trio were the Lady Flames top contenders during the Richmond University, season.
Hopkins, it soon became a matter of psyche. " W h e n you go into a regional meet, and you know these girls have beat you before, it's tough to run your best." The team opened the season with a trimeet at James Madison University. The w o m e n picked up their only victory of the season by downing Mary Washington while falling to William and Mary and James Madison. After a 14th place finish in the George Mason Invitational, the team ran their best race of the year, according to Coach Hopkins. Capturing fifth in the Appalachian State Invitational, L B C placed three runners under 20 minutes for the first time in the history of L B C women's cross
Virginia Tech and the women's dual meet record fell to 1-4. The V A I A W state meet again pitted the Lady Flames against the tough state teams. They finished sixth behind Virginia Tech, James Madison, Richmond, George Mason and William and Mary. Virginia Commonwealth University finished seventh. A n eighth place finish in the Region II meet, ended a disappointing season for the Lady Flames. Sophomore Renee Reimer completed the season as the team's number one runner. "Renee really c a m e of age as a distance runner this year," Hopkins said. "She bec a m e our leader as far as development of the team was concerned." Freshman Ginny Watson, a transfer from Central Michigan University, finished as the team's number two runner. Team-
mates selected her as Most Valuable Runner and Most Inspirational at the end of the season. "Ginny brought a n e w dimension to the team," Hopkins said. "She brought a vocal enthusiasm." Sisters Elaine and Anna Fisher captured the third and fourth spots on the team. Hopkins said Anna's performance was the biggest surprise during the season because she had never run cross country prior to this year. She w a s selected as Most Improved. Hopkins expects next year's team to m a k e a better showing because the schedule will be revised within the Division II level. "We'll try to put ourselves at a solid Division II level next year where w e can be more competitive," Hopkins said. â€” Paul Stoltzfus
WOMEN'S CROSS COUNTRY: (front row) Deena Andrew, Renee Reimer, Barb Temple, Ginny Watson, Robin Sprague. Stocks. Debbie Richey. Elaine Fisher. Anna Fisher. Shelly Solero (back row) Coach Ron Hopkins, Sue
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Potentially dangerous 1 he ability to play to their fullest poten-. tial can determine a team's success or defeat. T h e 1981-82 Lady Flames never reached their full potential, according to head coach Linda Farver, and finished the season with an 11-17 record. "This season w a s a roller coaster ride," said the sixth-year coach. " W e were expecting to turn around last year's 10-18 record, but w e could not grab hold of consistency." Youthful players, working to fit into the team's system of play and the disabling of three probable starters meant that m a n y times three out of the five players on the floor were freshmen. Only four players re-
turned from the 1980-81 team and two oi them were not able to play full time due to injury. The team w a s completed with three transfer students and four freshmen. All of the freshmen turned out be "good investments." Malynda Hammersley, an AllState high school player from Indiana, earned the most improved award at the end of the season. "Malynda's determination and hard work payed off in the improvement of her skills," coach Farver said. P a m Dwyer, Penny Ervin, and Patricia Harris also turned in solid performances as freshmen. "The most pleasant surprise in terms of performance w a s Trish Harris," Farver 1981-82 WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: (front row) Penny said. "She was a consistent starter for us." Ervin, Leslie Williamson, Robin Potera, Karrmayne Harris provided solid rebounding, averEkkela, Pam Dwyer. (back row) Melanie Burke, Kelly aging 5.1 per game, and scoring for the Martin, Carta Weaver, Lona Isaacs, Sharon Snodteam with a 9.9 point per g a m e average. grass, Cindy Comber, Malynda Hammersley, Patricia Harris, Missy Roberts, Donna Lidstone, Kim Gehman,Dwyer, from Edgewater, Md., finished Coach Linda Farver. second on the team and fifth in the V A I A W
g a m e average was the team's highest. WilDivision II in assists. Dwyer gathered 97 assists and 56 steals playing guard. Ervin played 21 games coming off the bench and shot 69.2 percent from the free throw line and 41.5 percent from the floor. Transfers Robin Potera and Leslie Williamson added strength to the young team as point guards. Potera's 14.2 points per liamson tallied a 4.2 scoring average coming off the bench. T h e third transfer, Donna Lidstone, from H u m b e r College in Ontario, underwent knee surgery early in the year. The veterans provided strong performances to help the team up the hills of the roller coaster. Although knee problems pla(continued on page 92)
Senior Carta Weaver goes for two against George Mason University. Weaver averaged only 3.5 points per game, but also added 6.9 rebounds per game and 120 assists during the season.
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gued her for most of the year, sophomore Missy Roberts w a s selected as most inspirational by her teammates. "It w a s her perseverence in overcoming adversity throughout the season that earned her the award," related Farver. T w o seniors on the squad also lifted the team with bright seasons. Carla Weaver, from Richardson, Texas, w a s selected as the team's Most Valuable Player and led the Divison II in assists with 120. Weaver holds the record for career assists with 490 in her four years at L B C . Perhaps the most recognized senior m e m b e r of the team w a s Sharon Snodgrass. Her final year in an L B C uniform w a s dotted with several outstanding individual accomplishments. Snodgrass w a s elected to the V A I A W All-State team and set the L B C record as the all-time leading scorer. Snodgrass w a s the second women's basketball player to reach the 1,000 point pla-
Women's Basketball Results Won 11 Lost 17 LIBERTY 58 University of Richmond Liberty 61 CAMPBELL UNIVERSITY LIBERTY 59 William and Mary LIBERTY 88 Bluefield State LIBERTY 75 Randolph Macon LIBERTY 58 Longwood College Liberty 67 CLINCH VALLEY Liberty 58 HAMPTON INSTITUTE LIBERTY 65 Radford University LIBERTY 62 Emory & Henry Liberty 72 BRIDGEWATER LIBERTY 70 Hampton Institute Liberty 61 GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY LIBERTY 69 Roanoke College LIBERTY 74 Ferrum College LIBERTY 46 University of Virginia LIBERTY 71 AldersonBroaddus Liberty 42 VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH Liberty 41 University of Richmond Liberty 56 Radford University LIBERTY 67 George Mason University Liberty 42 LONGWOOD COLLEGE Liberty 44 VIRGINIA TECH LIBERTY 72 Randolph Macon Women's Coll. Liberty 50 WILLIAM AND MARY LIBERTY 62 Virginia Commonwealth LIBERTY 89 Eastern Mennonite Liberty 57 'UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND 'VAIA W State playoffs
teau as she finished the year with 1,126 points in her career. This mark topped 1981 graduate Brenda Gunsalles, w h o scored 1,078 points in her two years at Liberty. The 6'10" Snodgrass also became the first to surpass the 1,000 rebound mark. Snodgrass pulled d o w n 1,026 rebounds during her career to once again put her n a m e in the record book. Snodgrass later became the first L B C w o m a n athlete to receive the M a c RiveraRock Royer award. The award is presented to the athlete at L B C w h o best exemplifies athletic abilities, along with spiritual standards. Despite individual accomplishments, the team struggled around .500 through
the first 18 games of the season before a 28 string through the last 10 games dropped them to 11-17. A n 86-57 loss to the University of Richm o n d eliminated the Lady Flames in the first round of the state playoffs. Although playing to their fullest potential w a s a problem this year, next year could be the turnaround season due to nine returning players from this year's squad. "We've already started laying the ground work for next year," Farver said. "Our major goal is to play to our fullest potential, and when that happens, we're going to have a winning season." â€” Paul Stoltzfus
Freshman Pam Dwyer takes a jump ball against Robin Potera drives for the basket on a fast-break layup despite the defense of the William and Mary George Mason University. The Lady Flames lost two games to George Mason during the season. player. The Lady Flames defeated William and Mary for the first time in the third game of the season.
A a e w took I f one word best describes the thinking of the Flames' new head basketball coach Jeff Meyer, it is priorities. Labeled intense by some, professional by others, Meyer displays a dedication to everything he does that is equaled by few. "The priorities in m y life," said Meyer, "are m y relationship to Jesus Christ, m y family, and m y job. Beyond that I don't get involved with m a n y things." Meyer, the son of a factory worker, grew up in Reynolds, Indiana, a town with a population of about 500. The third of six children, Meyer was raised as a Lutheran. It wasn't until Meyer was attending high school and his basketball coach Bob Overm a n suggested that he go to a Fellowship of Christian Athletes c a m p did he hear the gospel and become a Christian. After leaving high school, Meyer entered Taylor University where he first played on the junior varsity basketball team and later started as a guard on the varsity team in his junior and senior years. During his senior year the team missed the chance to go to the NAIA National Tournament playoffs in Kansas City by one point on a last second basket. Upon graduation from Taylor, Meyer took a teaching job at Landmark Christian High School in Michigan City, Indiana. Besides being a full time teacher, he also was responsible for building an athletic program from nothing. "The strange thing," Meyer related, "was the fact that I was the soccer coach and the cross-country coach at the same time â€” two sports in the same season." Even though it presented s o m e unusual challenges to Meyer, the experience proved to be worthwhile. "I wouldn't trade those two years for really anything," Meyer commented, "I think that they were very valuable to m e in terms of m y perception of the importance of education in society and h o w it affects young people." After two years at Landmark Christian, Meyer felt that if he was to reach his eventual goal of coaching at the college level, he would have to return to school and get his master's degree. He approached Pur due's head basketball coach Lee Rose about a graduate assistant position on his coaching staff. After talking to Rose, he got the job, even though almost 100 appli The Flames' new head basketball coach Jeff Meyer explains a new strategy to the team in the fourth quarter of the LBC Lincoln University game "We em phasize that the practices are ours (the coaches), but the games are theirs (the players) "
cants had written about the position. "I was at the right place at the right time," Meyer said. "He showed m e a stack of 100 to 150 letters that people had written. He told m e that I was the only one w h o had c o m e in to see him personally about the job. I w a s always told that if you don't k n o w anyone, then you aren't going to get in; however, Coach Rose offered m e a golden opportunity." While at Purdue, Coach Rose and the Boilermakers went to the final four of both the N C A A and the NIT, along with capturing the Big 10 title. Meyer's coaching responsibilities included scouting and film exchange with the team during both the regular season and the tournaments. The whole experience proved to be a valuable lesson for Meyer and it greatly influenced his style and methods as a coach. "I went in as a young m a n wanting to coach. I didn't know what coaching involved. I c a m e out with a real understanding of the time and commitment it takes.
turned the team around, were 18-11 and, received a bid to the NIT. " W e didn't do anything different," explained Meyer, " W e took the things w e did at Purdue and implemented them at South Florida. I think the most difficult thing to overcome w a s an attitude of 'we're losers' to a winning attitude." In early February Liberty Baptist approached Rose about a recommendation for someone to be the n e w head coach at LBC. Rose recommended Meyer. In commenting about Meyer, Rose related; "Jeff Meyer is an outstanding individual whose professional experience of coaching in the Big Ten and the Sun Belt conferences, and of going to the finals of the N C A A and NIT, pale in comparison to the contribution he has m a d e through his moral and ethical leadership in our program." Meyer had sought a coaching position at Liberty twice before, but both times the position wasn't available. " W h e n I sought Liberty Baptist College, it wasn't the proper time and consequently it didn't work. But w h e n Liberty Baptist The philosophy is first you creep, College asked Coach Rose for a recommenthen you crawl, then walk, then dation, he recommended m e . I believe that run. it was God's time, and his will, and it worked out." Coaching a team that was the N C C A A Coaching is a lonely profession, many champions one year and then 5-19 the foltimes. I got a feel for that during m y time lowing season presented a monumental with Coach Rose." "I went to Purdue single, with a bache- challenge to the new coach. Taking over lor's degree, and two years of high school the program as of March 25, 1981, Meyer experience. I c a m e out married, with a began rebuilding the team with both returnmaster's degree, and two years of, coach- ees from previous seasons and incoming ing wise, a mountain-top experience. I got recruits. " W e don't have all the answers yet," married, that was a highlight. I got m y master's degree, that's what I went there Meyer commented early in the season, for. I got the opportunity to coach the "because, in m a n y cases, w e don't even N C A A tournament â€” that's the mecca of know the questions. W e have plenty of college basketball, the final four. For those experience with the returning players, but reasons it was really a valuable exper- a team chemistry needs to be developed." Apparently Meyer hit on the formula for ience." It was during his time at Purdue that the right type of team chemistry because Meyer married the former Karen Robinson. he took a 5-19 team and turned it around Meyer takes great care to point out that into a ball club that did what m a n y had said was impossible â€” send the Flames she takes precedence over his job. " M y wife is very sensitive to the profes- into post-season play in their first season of sion I'm involved in," Meyer said. "She eligibility in the NAIA. knows she's the priority. She's very sensi"I hestitate to say that we've been suctive, very understanding. A good compancessful, but on the other hand the kids ion." achieved the goals that w e set d o w n prior In 1980 Rose left Purdue and, with his to the season. I believe in m y heart that entire staff, went to the University of South they have been successful. I hestitate to Florida to a team that was ranked 260 out say that we've been very successful be of 264 Division I teams. In one year they (continued on page 96)
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cause I believe w h e n you admit to success, complacency sets in. Whenever complacency sets in, then you are d o o m e d to whatever you do. W h e n you get complacent you're headed for failure." Talking to Meyer, one will immediately notice his w a y of calculating every move, every remark before acting on it. Speaking for the most part in a slow, soft voice, he raises his voice if he wishes to emphasize what he feels to be an important point. A s k Meyer a question, expect to receive a dissertation. Meyer (for example) about life's priorities; "Living for the Lord is more important than anything a person could possibly do. It has eternal value. Y o u know, eternity begins now, it doesn't begin when you die. W h e n you work, you set goals, you discipline yourself, and when you're obedient to the W o r d of God, then you'll achieve really whatever you desire. Meyer about psyching himself up before a game; " M y job is not to psyche myself up, it is to understand all I can understand about m y opponent, his personnel, what they do, and get our players ready to play them psychologically. W e mentally prepare them, w e physically prepare them. Psychologically w e use instruments to motivate them."
Meyer about the coaching profession; "Coaches are in the coaching profession because they thrive on competition. I believe that good coaches work hard, prepare well, have superior intelligences and are highly creative. I think that you can be a good coach and still not have a positive affect on the world. However, I could ask, are you a good coach if you don't have a positive effect on the people around you? I don't know." Meyer about his philosophy that first you creep, then you crawl, then walk, then run; "It's a philosophy of life that applies to building a basketball program. Y o u creep w h e n you're an infant, 7-8 months old. Liberty Baptist basketball w a s in the fetal stage w h e n I arrived last March. T h e respect that w e had a m o n g our peers w a s ... it still is, very limited. People don't respect Liberty Baptist basketball. I really felt like the program lacked continuity, it lacked support. "Right now, I believe we're creeping, m a y b e getting ready to crawl. H o w long is it going to take to get to the running stage? I hope by somewhere in the next year. Ideally it would happn this year. W e could win the next two, next three g a m e s and be at Kansas city. I'd say then we'd be running." "He likes to pull one out," Flames Sports Network commentator Jerry Edwards pointed out after the playoff g a m e
against Norfolk State, "to force them to play his kind of basketball." His kind of basketball is intense. Meyer spends most of his time during the game kneeling in front of the team bench. He i shouts c o m m a n d s to his players only w h e n he feels that it would serve his purpose. Rarely one to let his emotion show, 1 Meyer occasionally will allow his intensity 1 to escape. Sparring with a referee over a I call that he feels is unfair or yelling to one 1 of his players, "Hey, what w a s that?" and I pointing to a spot on the floor where the J player had m a d e a particularly serious error, Meyer's voice strains as it grows hoarse towards the end of the game. His voice is not as strong as the beginning of the g a m e but his instructions carry the s a m e impact as ever. A s the team went through what Meyer termed the "Chinese torture tournaments," the N A I A district 19 Playoffs, his intensity peaked at the N A I A district tour- 1 nament championships. March 3, 1982, Meyer and the Flames are in Hampton, Virginia. There are 15 seconds left to play in the championship game and the Flames are d o w n 46-41. Meyer calls time-out and huddles his team around the bench. T h e night before the Flames had defeated defending champion Norfolk State 68-66 in overtime. His emotions are obvious as he strains to establish a strategy to pull out the victory, i.e. Meyer style. A s the clock runs down, it becomes obvious that the Flames are not going to be able to recover. W h e n the buzzer sounds, Meyer, rubbing his neck, starts to walk toward the locker room. He stops suddenly, turns around, and walks back to the Hampton Institute bench. He stops briefly to shake hands with the rival coaches, then turns back toward the locker room. As he m a k e s his w a y through the crowd, he walks increasingly faster. Reaching the locker room door, he throws it open and walks inside. A s the door slowly closes, he pauses by a bulletin board before going through the second set of doors into the locker room. The locker room is silent. Players shuffle in quietly and walk slowly to their lockers â€˘ in the small room. Meyer stands partially
Taking time after the game to comment on the upcoming contest betwen LBC and Norfolk State, Meye jokes around with sports commentator Rocky Erick son. Using both radio and television appearances e fectively, Meyer boosted the visibility of Flames ketball in Lynchburg.
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concealed behind a wall in the shower room. After a few minutes to regain composure, he c o m e s out into the g y m to speak with radio personnel w h o are waiting to interview him. After speaking briefly with a newspaper reporter, Meyer walks toward the door. "Are you running yet coach?" "Right now," he commented with a grin, "we're at a fast walking gait." "We've overcome adversity," he commented in another interview, "I think our players are gaining a better understanding of each other. There's more continuity in the program as a result. I think Norfolk State will remember us for quite awhile." Meyer had a red-letter day on February 26, 1982. That day his wife gave birth to their second child, Joshua Lee. Meyer is said to have commented to the doctor
hands." That day Meyer also received the N A I A District 19 Coach-of-the-Year award for his performance during the season. He remarked, "It certainly was a big day." "Anything w e receive is a direct reflection on the support w e received from the administration and the assistant coaches." Meyer is a young m a n w h o has gained the respect of the administration and the students because of his attitude and hard work. His professionalism, his dedication, and his sincerity in everything that he does are examples to all w h o c o m e in contact with him. " M y professional philosophy is one that is built on the premise that the higher you go up the ladder the more visible you bec o m e and the more affect you have on others." Meyer affected the majority of those he c a m e in contact with, both on and off the
court. His perceptions of life influence those around him to take a "new look" at what really matters in life. â€” Brian Sullivan
AWESOME! the playing floor or in the stands. At one end of the court a banner hung from the rafters spouting the one word slogan, "Awesome." At the other end another banner read, "I'd rather be dead than Temple red." A s the Temple starters were announced, the bleachers became a mixture of silence and pandemonium. Several hundred spectators on the Liberty side of the g y m unfolded newspaper and feigned nonchalance while the introductions were made. Temple had the lead in the ball g a m e from the opening tip-off. The Flames were down by as m u c h as 14 points a during the first half, but managed to shrink the deficit to six points at halftime. Temple possessed the lead in the
Ft was a g a m e that was billed as one /, of the most exciting contests of the season. It far exceeded that. Playing before the largest crowd (3,585) ever to witness a basketball g a m e in the city of Lynchburg, the " N e w Look" Flames c a m e from behind to hand the L B C fans one of the finest heart-stopping victories ever. Tennessee Temple, the 1981 N C C A A basketball champions, had defeated the Flames in six consecutive contests. Coming into the g a m e with a record of 20-5, the Temple Crusaders coach Ron Bishop commented before the game: "This is a big g a m e for us. There is
had used all their time outs, sealing the victory for Liberty. At 0:00 the gymansium erupted in a roar that m a d e the walls shake. Dazed players on both sides wandered around the court aimlessly amidst congratulations and condolences from the crowd that had spilled over onto the floor at the buzzer. "I was ecstatic," exclaimed Reiny Kosehel, a freshman from Billings, Mont, "we had finally beaten them." Head coach Jeff Meyer, as usual, took it all in stride commenting, "I felt like it was a tremendous small college basketball game. It had the atmosphere of a major college basketball game." "The crowd didn't hurt us," explained Temple Coach Bishop, "the L B C press did. That w a s a great game, but it was a bad one to lose."
it was a bad one to lose.' g a m e during the second half until, with 12:04 to play in the game, junior Steve Isaacs sank two foul shots to tie the score at 46-46. The g a m e was then deadlocked at 48-48, then 50-50 until sophomore Greg McCauley hit a perimeter shot to put the Flames ahead Brian Sullivan for the first time in the contest. The Apparently the newspaper was more exciting than record crowd, m a n y of w h o m had the pregame ceremonies as the LBC fans display resigned themselves to another defeat at their enthusiasm during the Tennessee Temple player the hands of Temple, began to c o m e introductions. alive. Temple only managed to regain the lot of intensity and usually when the two lead once more during the g a m e at the clubs have met it has been a circus 3:03 mark. Then with 21 seconds left to play in regulation time, Temple's Paul atmosphere." That was an understatement. Pridemore scored to tie the g a m e at 62The Liberty Multi-Purpose Center, 62. It was about this time in the g a m e that Temple's luck seemed to run out. while at times closely resembling a circus, looked more like a vaudeville The fans went beserk when, with four show on a 94' x 64' stage with almost seconds left to play, McCauley hit an 18foot jump shot to put the score at 64-62. 4000 fans as supporting actors. Temple's J.R. Lucas drew a technical Before the game, one had trouble deciding whether the better show was on when he tried to call time after Temple
Sophomore Greg McCauley played head-and-shoulders above Temple. His 18-foot jump shot broke a 62 62 tie with four seconds to play in the game and gav him a game leading 24 points.
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1 think they'll r e m e m b e r us for quite awhile/ It was a season that had all the makings for a "once upon a time" fairy tale, except instead of a happy ending, the fable ended ironically with the hero killing the dragon, only to be slain by the mouse. T h e hero in the story, the m a n in the gray suit, was the Flames' new head basketball coach Jeff Meyer. Taking over a team that had a 5-19 record the previous season, Meyer took his traveling troupe of dragonslayers and accomplished an amazing turnaround by going 15-11 and taking the Flames (pun intended) into NAIA District 19 post-season competition in the team's first full season of eligibility. Signing on as head coach as of March 23, 1981, Meyer had more than a few outsiders staring at the turnaround he accom-
plished with what had been a mediocre ball team. Even though the change in the team's play was obvious, Meyer claimed that, " w e implemented the same patterns, the same philosophy as before." But when asked what to expect from the team in the upcoming season, Meyer characteristically quipped, " w e will have a new look." " W e will be playing teams this year that w e have not been successful against in the past," related Meyer early in the season, "this presents a great challenge to our team as w e prepare for the season ahead." Rising to that challenge, the Flames built a strong team on both returning players and incoming recruits. Even though Meyer started as head coach long after the prime recruiting season, he still had unusual success in picking up players that would accent the team. Junior Steve Isaacs goes over the top of a Hampton Sophomore Eric Gordon and junior BobInstitute guard as he attempts to score in the NAIA by McKinnon, both transfers, proved to be District 19 championships. The Flames shooting valuable picks. Gordon, a 6-2 point guard, went cold and they dropped the contest, 48-42. had an 8.1 point per g a m e average coming
off the bench. McKinnon, also a guard, led the team with 57 assists and was second in total blocked shots with 12. Freshmen Kenny Gunn and Cliff Webber proved to be solid reserves. Gunn, w h o m o v e d into a starting position at mid-season, led the team with 48 steals, while Weber shot 61 percent from the floor. Even though Meyer was unusually successful in picking new players, it was still returnees Steve Isaacs, and Greg McCauley w h o were the nucleus that the team was built around. Isaacs, playing at the post position, led the team with an average of nine rebounds per game. McCauley, a guard, had a 77 percent free throw average and led the team with an average of 15 points per game. . . ,.,, r
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Kenny Gunn attempts to regain control of the ball as Tennessee Temple's Paul Pridemore pressures him. LBC won the hard fought game 64-62, on a lastsecond basket.
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cord 3,585 fans to the Liberty gymnasium. "the win against Bluefield State w a s a The g a m e was won on a last-second basket good win for our players, and the win at (continued from page 101) by Greg McCauley, who, from 18 feet out, Norfolk State w a s a great win for our proA major change in the Flames' basket- sank a jump shot to break a 62-62 tie. gram." Enter the dragon, Norfolk State. The ball program w a s the addition of a n e w Coach Ron Bishop of Temple denied that playing facility, changing the team from the intensity of the crowd thwarted his team that w a s seeded first in the NAIA District 19 playoffs. The team that w a s a having one of the state's worst playing team's efforts. "The crowd didn't hurt us," said Bishop, five-point favorite over L B C at the very courts to one of the finest. The refurbished Multi-Purpose Center features a tartan "the L B C press did. W e didn't handle the least. The team that had gone to the napress very well." tional championship playoffs in Kansas floor and seating for about 4,000 fans. If the Temple g a m e was the most excit- City four out of the last five years. Versus The h o m e court advantage proved to be a big one as the Flames' record at h o m e ing g a m e of the season, then the second Liberty Baptist College. T h e basketball was 11-3 while their record on the road w a s meeting between L B C and Bluefield State team that w a s making its debut in its first a disappointing 4-8. T w o h o m e games that could be described as the most intensely season of eligibility. The team that had a 5proved to be important to the Flames dur- physical g a m e of the year. Bluefield, a 19 record the previous season and n o w ing the season were the contests against team that w a s averaging 90 points per barely had its head above a .500 season g a m e the first time they had met the with a 13-10 record in the regular season. Tennessee Temple and Bluefield State. Coming into the tournament, L B C faced The Temple game, termed by Flames Flames earlier in the season, had fallen to Lincoln University in the opening-round L B C only twice in 15 meetings. The g a m e Sports Network commentator Rocky game, L B C had beaten Lincoln comfortErickson as, "the most exciting basketball took on the look of a grudge match as ably earlier in the season, 64-51. Once g a m e I have ever witnessed," drew a re- Bluefield tried unsuccessfully to lure L B C players into a fight at every chance they again, the Flames, shooting 67 percent got. They were rewarded with a 74-69 losfrom the field, easily defeated the Lions, Cliff Weber, Steve Isaacs, and Bobby McKinnon sanding score for their efforts. 81-63. wich a Lincoln University player during the opening "The win against Tennessee Temple "You have to give a team a lot of credit round of the NAIA District 19 playoffs. Isaacs led the was a good win for our fans," said Meyer, when it can force you to play its game," team in defensive rebounds during the season with said Lincoln Coach Melvin Jones. 142. Brjan Sullivan Brian Sullivan Meyer, w h o had just been voted Coachof-the-Year by his colleauges in District 19, was guardedly optimistic about the prospect of playing the top-seeded team in the district with less than 24 hours between games, not to mention the four hour bus ride to Norfolk. "It will be a very demanding task," said Meyer. "Our kids have done amazing things. I certainly a m proud of them. This would be just another feather in their caps." The following night the Flames earned more than a few feathers in their caps as they upset Norfolk State, 68-66, in overtime. During the game, the Flames shot an amazing 78 percent from the field. The hero was beaming. "I'm stunned," said Meyer. "We've beaten a team that has gone to Kansas City the last four out of five years. This proves that it's not the super talented a lot of the time that wins, but the super dedicated. Somebody has to go to Kansas City, w h y not
I think they'll remember us.
Bobby McKinnon goes over the top of the Pembroke State defense for a lay-up during the second meeting of the two schools during the season. The Flames defeated Pembroke. 6252.
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us?" Meyer then appealed for fans to c o m e and show support for the Flames as they faced Hampton Institute in the NAIA District 19 championships the following night. Enter the mouse, Hampton Institute. The team that should be easy to beat If Norfolk State could be beaten. T h e team that c a m e into the playoffs with a 18-7 record. T h e team that had blown away Cabrini College, 91-44, in the opening round of the playoffs. Versus Liberty Baptist College. The team that had just beaten the tournament's top-seeded team in a g a m e that Norfolk didn't even schedule in their main gym. The team that had shot 78 percent from the field the night before. T h e team that had played two playoff contests in the previous 48-hour period and w a s about to play a third in what Meyer called the "Chinese torture tournament." The time on the road apparently took its toll as the Flames shot a dismal 41 percent from the floor. Over 500 L B C fans, far outnumbering the h o m e crowd, witnessed as the Flames gave their exhausted best and ended up dropping the championship game, 48-42, the lowest score the Flames
tallied all season. story has yet to be concluded. Meyer and Al Pearce, reporter for the Newport his assistants, Dale Hatcher and Ed N e w s "Times Herald", had s o m e interest- Vickers, succeeded in building a program ing observations on the throng of L B C fans that has the potential to be a proven conw h o paid $3.00 apiece to watch the hero tender for the title that c a m e so close to and his team try to pull out the victory that being a reality this season. would m a k e the dream of going to the "We've built the foundation this year," N A I A championship playoffs a reality. said Meyer, "I think Norfolk State will reThere were no beards or shaggy hair- m e m b e r us for quite awhile." cuts. One observer said they came from a So ends chapter one of the story. The Jerry Falwell mold-smiling, squeaky clean, hero and his almost victorious team closed and intensely loyal. Their only vices were out the season as one of the most successdesigner jeans and Topsiders. ful basketball teams at LBC. A s the chapThey were fervent to the end, then left ter closes, the hero can be heard to say: somberly after Hampton won. A few of the "Next year, as this year, you're going to girls were brushing away tears, their comsee a lot of effort and team play." panions giving handsoff moral support. So starts chapter two. Meyer has a well-coached, well-behaved, well-disciplined team. His fans are that— Brian Sullivan way, too. Even in bitter defeat, they were an impressive lot." Basketball results The hero, once again, was stunned. "They say the disappointment of losing W O N 15 LOST 11 is equal to the amount of energy expended 52 Averett College 75 in trying to win. I told them (the players) LIBERTY 86 MedgarEvers 46 LIBERTY that they have nothing to hang their heads LINCOLN UNIVERSITY 51 64 Liberty about. We've got a class group of young 74 BLUEFIELD STATE 65 Liberty m e n and that's a reflection on the leaders 62 AUGUSTA COLLEGE 64 Liberty 61 52 Radford University LIBERTY of the college." Randolph Macon 59 46 So, seemingly, ends the fable. Or does LIBERTY FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL 69 60 it? While a chapter m a y be finished, the Liberty SUNY — New Paltz 79 80 LIBERTY LIBERTY LIBERTY Liberty Liberty LIBERTY LIBERTY LIBERTY LIBERTY LIBERTY Liberty Liberty LIBERTY Liberty LIBERTY Liberty Liberty
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Senior Mickey Baker tries for a backwards lay-up and scores against Radford University. LBC lost the las game of their regular season to the Highlanders, 7263.
Simmons, Aaron Fields, Cliff Webber, Steve Isaacs, MEN'S BASKETBALL: (front row) Eric Gordon, Greg McCauley, Kenneth Gunn, Mike Hollis, Bobby McKin-John Sinclair, Robert Robinson, Kent Kelly. non, Mark Swift, (back row) Mickey Baker, Tony
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Winning ways L-ver since the beginning of collegiate sports, coaches have c o m e face-to-face with that agonizing decision: what to do with a team that has just c o m e off a spectacular winning season and has lost too m a n y starters? Well, coaches only have three choices: 1) they can retire on a winning note and leave the problems to another coach; 2) they can struggle through a losing season and claim they had a young but gallant team; or 3) they can take a very young team, upgrade the schedule to the toughest one yet, and proceed to win anyway. LBC's wrestling team simply cannot
seem to break with their winning ways, no matter h o w difficult things look. Even though they lost seven of their ten starters and upgraded their schedule to include three Division I schools — two ranked in the top 20 of the country — they c a m e away with eight wins against four losses. At h o m e they were undefeated. "In the beginning w e were skeptical because this was our toughest schedule yet," said Coach Bob Bonheim. "Since w e had lost so m a n y starters w e were, what you might call, pessimistically optimistic." The Flames' varsity, consisting of five freshmen, two sophomores, a junior and two seniors, took on the likes of sixth ranked University of North Carolina, The Sophomore Howard Johnson applys pressure to a U.S. Campbell University wrestler. Johnson, wrestling in Naval Academy, also ranked in the the 158 and 167 weight class, completed the yeartop 20, as well as the University of Pittswith a 25-7 record and became LBC's third NAIA Allburgh. American. The Flames gained recognition by placing Steve Behrns, a freshman wrestling at 167-177, com18th in the NAIA national tournament piled a 15-9-1 record and won the North Carolina in A &1981. Accordingly, they were constantly T and the Pembroke State Invitational tournaments. ranked in the top 20 of the NAIA coaches
poll, ranging from 13th to 19th. They ended their "growing" season by placing 19th in the national tournament held at Pacific University in Oregon. In season tournament competition, the Flames w o n three outright and never finished lower than sixth in the seven tournaments they entered. The team's four losses came, of course, in their matches with the biggies — U N C , Navy and Pittsburgh. They also lost by two points to Carson N e w m a n on what Coach Bonheim termed a "questionable call." Junior Pat Sole and senior Jim Matney were the co-captains that provided the superior leadership that took the young team so far. Sole was awarded the Most Inspirational wrestler honor while Matney w o n the Coach's Award, honoring the wrestler w h o contributed the most to the team. It was Howard Johnson, however, w h o captured the Most Valuable Wrestler Award. Johnson, a junior, defeated last (continued on page 108)
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year's national champ but lost his semifinal match by one point to just miss the national final. He easily overcame his consolation opponent to take third, thus becoming LBC's third All-American wrestler. Johnson was also selected to travel to Korea and Japan with the U.S. All-Star team during the s u m m e r of 1982. John B y n u m , wrestling at 150-158, took the top pin award, chalking up a record four pins in one tournament.
A s in all other athletic programs at L B C , the wrestling team has two goals — winning their matches and winning people to the Lord. "The Lord blessed our efforts," said Bonheim. " W e had 35-40 saved and w e witnessed to countless others. "Our wrestlers are fairly well received when they witness; other wrestlers usually listen." Probably a spiritual highlight was during the Navy match. Even though the Flames fizzled to a 34-2 loss, four seamen c a m e to k n o w the Lord.
For L B C , it was a surprisingly satisfactory season in m a n y ways. It was a pleasant surprise to win more than they lost. It was great to receive national attention throughout the season. It was good to find several very promising young wrestlers to fit in the mold of graduated All-Americans Jesse Castro and Aaron Thomas. But, p e n haps best of all, in terms of wrestling, it was best to keep looking forward to next year. If Coach Bonheim was pessimistically optimistic about this year, he must be overjoyed with anticipation for the future. — Rick Cumings
Senior Jim Matney finished his career at LBC withPat a Sole, a senior wrestling at 118 pounds, struggled 55-25-3 record. Matney was 20-12-1 during 1981-82 through his final season, but posted a 50-29 career and won the North Carolina A & T tournament. mark at LBC.
Wrestling results Won 8 Lost 4 1st North Carolina AST takedown tournament (8 teams) 6th Monarch Open Tournament (11 teams) 4th Pembroke State Invitational (9 teams) LIBERTY 45 Longwood College LIBERTY 49 Newport News LIBERTY 21 Southern Connecticut Liberty 21 CARSON NEWMAN LIBERTY 28 'Marshall University 1st LBC Ir, 'vitalonal tournament (6 teams) Liberty 9 UNIV. OF PITTSBURGH Liberty 11 UNIV. OF NORTH CAROLINA Liberty 2 U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY LIBERTY 28 George Washington Univ. LIBERTY P9 Campbell Univ. Liberty 53 LOYOLA UNIV. Liberty 31 GEORGE MASON UNIV.
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Sophomore Dan Wilson became a consistent starter during 198182 in the I50pound weight class Wilson captured second in the LBC Invitational tournament
So close; From so far. <J im Steinmiller, sports writer and columnist for the Lynchburg News, perhaps described the Flames' 1982 season best w h e n he wrote, "It's hard to believe that a team that entered tournament play just three games above .500 is vying for a national championship." The Flames, a team plagued by a lack of depth on the mound, unexpectedly w o n six straight in N A I A Dis-
trict 19 and Area 8 tournament competition, and went on to take fifth in the NAIA World Series for the second consecutive year. All through the season L B C battled the double obstacle of lack of pitching strength and a mediocre batting record. "Last year w e were strong from the day w e stepped off the bus in Florida," said Flames head baseball coach Al Worthing-
ton. " W e knew all along w e could play. It was a stronger team than this years. Last year there were no worries. There were no problems with pitching and hitting. "This season w e were slow and struggled through a large portion of the season." Liberty got off to a slow start when they dropped the first four games of the season
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Senior center fielder Steve Younts leaves the Geneva College second baseman in the dust as he slides safely into second during the final game of the Area 8 tournament. Younts scored 3 runs during the game.
to the University of Jacksonville and Stetson University. Both teams blasted the Flames in three out of the four games, 0-6, 5-19, and 0-17. The closest the Flames c a m e to victory was in the second g a m e of a three g a m e series against the University of Jacksonville. The final score of that contest was 10-13. But, typical of the oscillating season, Liberty rebounded and w o n the next six of seven games, the loss coming when L B C split a two g a m e series with East Tennessee State â€” a ninth ranked N C A A Division I team â€” bringing the team's record to 6-5. The Flames' problems were compounded by a factor that is becoming a c o m m o n dilemma for the majority of L B C teams, that is, the continual upgrading of playing schedules. N C A A Division I schools proved to be the black spots on the Flames' record. Competing in 28 Division I
Pinch runner Julio Santibanez is run down by a Uni versity of Southern Maine player as he attempts to steal third base. Santibanez was put out, but the Flames won the contest, 11-6.
games, the Flames lost 15. Playing, by comparison, 12 games in the NAIA, including six in tournament play, L B C was defeated once. The Flames competed against such stalwart Division I teams as Virginia Tech, the University of Virginia, and James Madison University. L B C lost twice to Tech, once to UVA, and once to J M U . "The better the teams are that you play," said Worthington, "the better of a club you become. Our fellas have met tough competition and are ready to meet just about anybody." Libarty probably has only one more season in the NAIA. The Division I N C A A athletic directors will vote this January on LBC's proposed m o v e into Division I. If the directors approve the step up, the Flames should become a Division I ball club going into the 1984 season. Pitching proved to be the biggest flaw in the Flames' armor during the season. Losing several players due to disciplinary action during the first semester, LBC's depth on the m o u n d was, shallow. While Liberty's pitching flourished during the NAIA District 19 and Area 8 tournaments, it was, m a n y times, sluggish during the regular season. Towards the last third of the season the team's average E R A was a mediocre 4.94. Even with the power L B C pitchers displayed during the tournaments, the
average was still 5.00 going into LBC's final g a m e of the NAIA World Series. Senior right-hander Doug Smith w a s the team's ace during the season. Moving from what had been primarily a reliever position in the previous season, Smith proved to be the team's primary asset on the mound. He finished the season with a 9-7 record and an E R A of 3.73. Smith's record can primarily be accounted for considering that he started in the majority of LBC's losing Division I contests. In NAIA Area 8 play. Smith pitched a four-hitter against St. T h o m a s Aguinas, a g a m e in which Smith struck out the first five of six batters he faced. "He's a good pitcher w h o throws strikes," said Worthington after the contest. "Today his fastball, curve, and change were all working." Smith ended the season as an N A I A Honorable Mention All-American and w a s drafted in the 28th round by the Minnesota Twins. LBC's hitting was definitely weaker than the previous year's, but still the team had a respectable average of .311. Junior Darrell Manuel led the team with nine h o m e runs, compared to a teamleading total of 19 h o m e runs last year by Sid Bream, a first baseman n o w in the Los Angeles Dodgers' farm system. The outstanding hitter of the cont. on pg 113
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c a m e alive and swept the tournament with a win against Spring Garden College and year was junior left fielder Renard Brown.then a pair of wins against second-seeded Brown, an NAIA All-American, led the Norfolk State. In the Area 8 the Flames team with a .409 batting average at sea- once again w o n three straight, a shutout son's end. He also led the team with 56 against St. T h o m a s Aquinas and victories RBI's and 54 runs. In spite of performances against the University of Southern Maine by Brown and others, the team had to and Geneva College. struggle to maintain a winning season. "The thing that surprises m e most is "This team scraps and hustles to win," h o w w e played in the two tournaments," said Brown. "Last season w e could always said Worthington. " W e w o n the first one and even improved in the second. rely on Sid Bream for the big hit. "Our pitchers took charge." "This team has had to work for everythThe s a m e team that had slumped during ing it has got. I m e a n look, nine h o m e runs leads this club. W e have to get key hits the regular season was n o w the team that w a s heading to Lubbock, Texas, and the here and there to win." Coming out of the regular season with a N A I A World Series for the second straight passable 21-18 record, the Flames entered year. Taking fifth in the nation last year the NAIA District 19 tournament with what seemed to be a major accomplishment, but seemed to be less than impressive chances n o w Worthington and the rest of the team of going very far into post-season play. were talking about winning the whole But, to the surprise of many, the Flames thing.
scoring runs lately, w e just might fool s o m e people. W e might just take this whole thing here." "Last year our goal was getting there," said senior pitcher Doug Smith. " W h e n w e did it, w e said, 'Hey, we're here.' This year we're going d o w n there with the idea that we're going to win it." Going into the opening round of the Series, Liberty faced St. Xavier College of Chicago. With starting pitcher Smith, then reliever Dave Schauer on the mound, the Flames pulled out a 7-5 victory. Steve Younts' two-run triple was the winning margin. "1 was nervous last night from the first inning 'till the ninth inning," said Worthington. "I was sitting on the edge of m y seat the entire g a m e and I was sure glad when it was over." That was the final win of the season for the Flames. The Flames were defeated by
"I'm not sure what w e can do based on our regular season," related Worthington, Senior pitcher Doug Smith scowls at the batter during his delivery in the St. Thomas Aquinas-LBC Area 8 "but if our pitchers pitch the ball and our contest. Smith pitched a four-hitter and struck out thefielders catch it, we'll do okay. W e can hit. first five of the six batters that faced him. I think we're ready. The w a y we've been
Junior left fielder Renard Brown is caught fanning a pitch in Area 8 tournament action. While that pitch got by Brown, he led the team with a .409 batting average and was drafted by the Seattle Mariners.
Flames' baseball team members celebrate after defeating Geneva College in the final round of the Area 8 tournament. The win meant the Flames would advance to the NAIA World Series in Lubbock, Texas.
So close (continued) defending champion Grand Canyon College and then were eliminated from the series by Azusa Pacific, the same team that had eliminated the Flames in the previous Series. " W e didn't hit well and w e didn't pitch well," related Worthington. "This year w e just didn't have the team to win it. Last year w e had a great team, but w e were n e w to the whole thing." LBC's second appearance in the Series has once again raised the visibility of the program across the nation. Liberty has already had four players go to the pro ranks in the past nine years, and two were added to that number at the end of the 1982 season. In addition to the Twins pick of pitcher Doug Smith, left fielder Renard Brown was a fourth round draft pick to the Seattle Mariners. Brown hit .377 in his three year career at LBC. He also had 15 h o m e runs, 2 0 triples, and a total of 129 RBIs. " W e drafted him for his speed and contact at the plate," said Seattle Mariner scout Rip Tutor. "He has above average speed." "I w a s really hoping to be taken a little higher," said Brown. "The Mariners really hadn't expressed an interest. The Twins, Dodgers, Red Sox, and Brewers had." Even with the quality players L B C had, the prospect of Liberty returning to the Series didn't look optimistic. Yet the turnaround between the regular season and the playoffs provided enough inertia to push the Flames into the Series, in spite of, or m a y b e because of, their struggles. With a strengthening of the team for the next season, it will be interesting to see h o w the Flames enliven the program in what could be their final season in the NAIA. — Brian Sullivan
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Individual effort Liberty Baptist College's men's track team, under the direction of Coach Jake Matthes, had another strong year with m a n y individuals bettering school records. The team did not compete in dual meets during the season because they were not in a conference. "Because L B C was not in a conference, w e had a hard time finding meets to run in," said Matthes. " W e were forced to run in combined rather than dual meets." Led by Ail-American Bill Gillespie's second place finish in the NAIA indoor nationals and Tony Beckles' strong sprinting, m a n y hinderances, as well as records, fell by the wayside. Senior speedster Tony
Beckles set school records in both indoor ers, athletes and competitors. That's w h y and outdoor events. Beckles set a n e w re- w e had a decent season." cord in the 55 meter indoor event with a Matthes said he plans to strengthen the time of :06.11, which bettered the old re(continued on page 119) cord of :06.3. Beckles also established a new mark for the outdoor 200m. Other standouts on the team were Scott MEN'S TRACK: (front row) Todd Harmon, Keith Wendland, Paul Smith, Roger Richards, Tony Evans and Curt Kreft. Evans set a record for the 8 0 0 m while Kreft broke old records Beckles, Don Smith, Kevin Hopkins, Ricky Wilson, Puff Salmond. (second row) Keith Nikitin, Dave Ne for the indoor 1000m and the outdoor son, Ryan Utz, Randy Long, Don Williams, Pencil 1500m. Boone, Scott Evans, Curt Kreft, Kenny Mclntyre, The highlight of the year for the team, manager, (back row) Coach Jake Matthes, Tim according to Matthes, was LBC's 20th Sprano, Troy Nelson, Scott Washburn, Bill Stanton Chip Woods, Tom Jones, Clay Bullock, Jason Jordan, place finish in the NAIA indoor meet. Dave Chase, Bill Gillespie, Troy Utz, Asst. Coach R Reflecting on the year's performances, Yarborough. Matthes said, "They were all good work-
Senior Tony Beckles bursts from the starting block against Apprentice. Beckles was consistently a strong sprinter in the 100 and 200 meter events.
Individual effort com.
Scott turned in the top individual perforHopkins said the team was built around mances. Gibson long jumped 18' 73/4" to everyone contributing to the team effort. place sixth in the meet while Scott leaped He also plans to strengthen the middle middle distance for the 1983 season. 18' 3" to place eighth. distances for next season. The women's track and field coach Ron Debra Grant and Renee Reimer were also L B C track is a continuing saga of imHopkins, said he was looking for improve- named to the Ail-American team for their provement and progress as individual efment in the 1982 season. He got it. 400 meter relay effort. The team also in- forts are combined for team growth. The team broke 16 of 21 school records cluded Gibson and Scott. The foursome â€” Rich Scales and Carol Sieminski and sent five w o m e n to the Association of placed fifth and set a new school record Intercollegiate Athletics for W o m e n nation- with a time of 47.42. al meet. All five w o m e n were named to the The team finished 33rd out of a field of A I A W Ail-American team to become the 66 teams to finish a strong season in which WOMEN'S TRACK: (front row) Naomi Schmitt, Jill Earlywine, Gina Gibson, Deena Stocks, Tammy Simpfirst w o m e n Ail-Americans at LBC. they were 2-0 in dual meets. Their dual son, Amy Grose, Sue Andrew, (second row) Sara Gina Gibson and Cornelia "Granny" meet victories included a 75-52 win over Yeip, Shelly Solero, Renee Reimer, Lisa Bailey, Corne the U.S. Naval A c a d e m y and a victory lia Scott, Debra Grant, Barb Youngblood, Sandy Bradhacker, (back row) Sue Douglas, manager, Head over Mary Washington. Coach Ron Hopkins, Pam Pollock, Annischa Reid, Brenna Briggs pulls away in the 100 meter hurdles Besides the five All-Americans, Hopkins Sherrie Dixon, Barb Temple, Brenna Briggs, Ginny against the U.S. Naval Academy. Briggs won the also cited P a m Pollock for her performance Watson, Elaine Fisher, Asst. Coach Roy Yarborough. event with a time of 16.1 to help the team defeat the in the shot put. Pollock holds the school Naval Academy, 75-52. record in the shot put for w o m e n . Brian Sullivan (continued from page 116)
Sports â€” Won
A heart to win state title would again be denied them. L B C was the top seed in the doubleelimination tournament but dropped the first g a m e 1-0 to George Mason in 11 innings after a controversial call by the h o m e plate umpire in the bottom of the seventh. After defeating the University of Virginia, 6-1, L B C again faced George Mason and again the g a m e was decided by one run, 32, in extra innings. In the bottom of the eighth inning, a walk and a single put George Mason runners on second and third base with only one out. Mason's second baseman then lined a single to right center field to squelch the L B C hopes. Despite the disappointing losses, coach Barb Dearing told the team after the tournament, "You have no reason to put your heads down. They squeezed by you. "Go ahead and let all the pressure out now, but keep your heads up high," Dearing added. The team's desire to win was evident throughout the season, but in Coach DearKaren Booker, catcher for the women s Softball team,ing's words, the team's goal was not only guards home plate as she directs the attack on a to win. Radford University base runner trying to take third "The main thing they wanted was uniafter a wild pitch. The Lady Flames lost to Radford, 6ty," Dearing said, "so anybody could look 1 he best record in the four-year history of L B C women's Softball, and a heart to win lifted the team to a second place finish in the Virginia Association of Intercollegiate Athletics for W o m e n . The 1982 team posted a 27-13 record the first season of more than 20 victories. The team fought hard in the state tournament against a strong George Manson University team which has always troubled the Lady Flames. The young team, with only four returning starters, started the season strong and never turned back. The w o m e n tallied an 11-5 record early in the season before the second Lady Flames Invitational Tournament. The team finished third in the tournament after an 8-4 loss to Erie Community College of Buffalo, N.Y. A 15-6 finish prepared the Lady Flames for the V A I A W Division II State tournament. The Lady Flames led the state Division II rankings most of the year, but the
at the team on or off the field and see the unity." According to Dearing, unity was admittedly an abstract goal. But the coach attributed the team's success to their humility throughout the season. Dearing said the prevalent attitude w a s "team before self." "It was a desire to be soul winners and servants, and a desire to do whatever they had to do to uplift Christ," Dearing said. Although individual accomplishments were not emphasized, there were several bright contributions to the winning season. Dearing cited six w o m e n as specific reasons for the successful season; Karen Booker, Kathy Needham, Gail Keith, Michele Agnew, Marnita Stoltzfus, and Robin Potera. Senior Karen Booker was selected to the All-State team and earned the Golden Glove and Most Valuable Player awards for the team at the catcher position. Booker's (continued on page 122)
Senior Kathy Needham wipes away tears as Coach Barb Dearing talks to the team after the Lady Flames lost to George Mason University in the VAIA W state championship game. Needham was a consistent performer throughout the season.
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Senior Karen Booker thought for sure that the George team and her 24 RBI's were second behind Mason University base runner had missed the plate, Michele Agnew. but she was shocked to find out that the umpire had a With most of the team expected to redifferent opinion. The call was one of two controversial decisions made in the VA1AW championshipturn next year, the future looks bright for game in Roanoke, Va. women's Softball. With the experience the
leadership and inspiring play was an asset to the young team. Booker played most of the season with knee problems after pre- 20 games (20-6) and tallied the lowest season surgery. earned run average in the state with a 1.13. Senior Kathy Needham w a s also ham- A g n e w also led the team in batting with a pered by injury after suffering a broken .381 average, base hits with 33, and RBI's cheek bone due to being hit by a foul ball. with 26. She was also selected as an All N e e d h a m turned in a strong performance State player. in center field for the Lady Flames while Freshman Marnita Stoltzfus, from Morshe w a s able to play. gantown, Pa., compiled the best fielding Junior Gail Keith also performed consis- average at her second base position with tently as first baseman and utility player. an amazing .945 average. Stoltzfus also Keith was an offensive threat at bat and on batted .328, the second best average on the basepaths as she led the team with the team, and led the team with 10 doueight sacrifices and 25 walks and stole 17 bles. bases in 20 attempts. Transfer Robin Potera was selected by Freshman Michele A g n e w was perhaps her teammates as Most Inspirational and the most obvious contributor to the team. handled the shortstop position well during A g n e w became LBC's first pitcher to win the season. Potera's five h o m e runs led the
young players gained in the season, next year's team has a good chance to attain their eventual goal when the state title will again be up for grabs. — Paul Stoltzfus
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Freshman Michele Agnew glares at the batter as she winds yp forapitch against the University of Virginia. Agnew s 2W record was a major Jactor in the Lady Flames' success.
Armchair athletes Two members of the Doctors and the Reprimands
1 he competition w a s tough, the playing w a s hard, and even if a friend w a s on the opposing team, there w a s no let u p in the intensity of the game. A chance to play, to win, and even to fail was afforded to all w h o competed in the intramural athletic program. Intramurals, headed by physical education instructor Roy Yarborough, enabled an ever increasing amount of students to enjoy playing a sport without the pressure of intercollegiate competition. "I think it gives people a chance w h o can't or don't want to play an intercollegiate sport," said Eugene Sutton, "it provides a chance to work as a team." T h e intramural program at L B C is divided into fall and spring seasons. T h e activities offered this year included touch football, soccer, tennis, men's and women's volleyball, weight lifting, wrestling, indoor soccer, golf, outdoor track, bowling, badmiton, basketball and cross country. Of these, football, basketball, and softball are the most popular. Beginning next year, touch football for w o m e n and billiards will be offered.
W h e n Yarborough c a m e to Liberty Bap- battle for the ball in the final minutes of the intram ral basketball championships. The game, won by the tist two years ago to teach physical educa- Reprimands, was broadcast over the inter-campus tion and to coach track, he also took on the radio station, WLBU. task of heading up the intramural program at the school. "The administration said they wanted it should forfeit, and rules on officiating. upgraded from what had been a very low- Scheduling w a s set up so each team played five to seven games. Activities, key program," said Yarborough. The first item on the agenda w a s to get such as tennis, required that the individuals participating set up their o w n schedthe information on the different activities put together and distributed to the stu- ule for competition. T e a m s that w o n 50 dents. This year Yarborough had bro- percent of their g a m e s were eligible for the chures printed up to distribute to all the playoffs where they could possibly play students that participated in the program. three to five more games. The m e m b e r s of T h e brochures contained information on the championship team in each sport were h o w to assemble a team, what activities awarded an intramural championship Twould be offered, and when the sign-up shirt. deadlines would be for the sports and ac- Intramurals provided activity for the mativities. Also included w a s information on jority of students at LBC. Over 2,000 stustudent managers, which are required for dents participated in intramurals this year, all team sports, penalties for a team if it according to Yarborough. "Next to Christian Service," related Yarborough, " w e have the biggest involvement of student activity on campus. It's Senior Randy Long glares at an opposing player as he not u n c o m m o n to have, in basketball for attempts to evade him. Flag football, usually played in the field next to the guard shack, was the mainexample, 40 teams with anywhere from 10 intramural sport of the fall. to 15 people on the roster.
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to have to put the students somewhere," said Yarborough. "As the college grows (continued from page 124) and builds buildings, they're taking away "It gives a chance for a group activity," m y playing grounds." There were times the students had to commented Jeff Kull, a senior from Greenplay g a m e s in areas nobody else wanted. ville, S.C. "It's a chance to meet n e w peo"By the guard shack is a prime example. ple." O n e apparent problem with the program They put grass out there, it's a rough area was the lack of facilities. Almost every and there are still rocks up there, but the available space was utilized to accomodate students m a d e it work. If I would try the the ever increasing throng of participants. same program at any other school, they "As the student body grows, I'm going would probably hang m e , " Yarborough said. O n e improvement that w a s noticed duringhisthe spring semester was the use of the MarA- Miller, a junior from Cincinnati, Oh., keeps eye on the ball during the game between Miller's team Liberty Multi-Purpose Center as the site of and Dorm Six. the intramural basketball championship Brian Sullivan
g a m e between the Doctors and the Reprimands. The g a m e w a s broadcast over the inter-campus radio station W L B U . " We're the very low m a n on the totem pole," said Yarborough, "but I hope this will change." Yarborough admitted that it w a s aggravating sometimes w h e n 22 or 25 people would tie up a facility when he had 500 that could have utilized it the s a m e night. "I'd like to see us get higher consideration," he said. Yarborough's goal for the program is to have its o w n facility, adding, "Then I really don't have to check with anybody else," he said laughing. More dependability is also a priority that Yarborough feels is essential to the program. " W h e n I tell the kids this is going to happen, they need to k n o w that it's going to happen." The success of the program has been attributed by Yarborough to the students themselves. "They've m a d e it work. They are willing to go along and participate under adverse circumstances." A student's academic responsibilities were a prime concern to Yarborough. For that reason any student that participated in the intramural program must have had a 1.5 average before they were eligible for competition. "I don't want a kid to flunk out because he's doing intramurals all the time," he commented. Yarborough, w h o is currently working on his doctorate at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, is writing a book about intramurals that should be off the presses at the end of the s u m m e r of 1982. He shares s o m e strong feelings on the subject. "It's very important that w e do have intramurals," said Yarborough, "because it affects so m a n y of the students. T h e underlying purpose of intramurals is participation, to give the student w h o either doesn't have the time, or the grade point average, or the ability to compete in athletics an outlet so he can participate." â€” Elaine Etheridge and Brian Sullivan Karen Snow, a junior from Hampton, Va., waits for the pitch after a base hit advanced her to second base. Snow's team, Neighborhood Gang, won the women's intramural championship
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C l a s p e d hands symbolized unity, an entity that no organization can do without. But when a group of people unite around a c o m m o n cause, a permanent impact can be m a d e on involved group m e m b e r s and those with w h o m the organization interacts. The student has the opportunity to discover areas of personal interest. Whether a student's interest lies in music, law, broadcasting, politics, business or any other field, an L B C organization offers practical experience to a student, a student w h o will one day have an impact on his or her home, community, state, nation, or even generation.
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Inside 136 Going God's way 'If you aren't going God's way, you're going the wrong way.' 148 'Weekend regrouping' S G A activities provided an opportunity to unwind. 150 Working to expand Long-range goals include present improvements. 152 Only the beginning All of a sudden they were recognized. 155 A traumatic weekend The weekend was one challenge after another.
B a n d finds pot of gold 1 he moving song, "Somewhere Over the Rainbow," from the Broadway musical, "The Wizard of Oz," was the theme song of the 125-member Liberty Baptist College Marching Flames Band. The "Spirit of the Mountain" dazzled the crowds with their disciplined marching, synchronized maneuvers, and beautiful music. The band's first performance c a m e at the half-time show of the first football game. T o get ready, the band members returned to school one week early. During that week, Ray Locy, in his fifth year as director, led the band in 8V2 hour practice sessions. A n 8V2 hour rehearsal makes for a long day, as any band m e m b e r will confess, but the sessions were necessary and worthwhile. O n Saturday, September 19, a cool, clear night, after the public address announcer bellowed "You m a y n o w enter the field," the band performed their first show. They began quite uniquely. Instead of the customary Sousa type number, the band played a slow arrangement of "Amazing Grace." After the opening number, Julie Nelson, the field commander, mounted the stand and, with an energetic jump, signaled the start of Tschaikovsky's "Picture at an Exhibit."
While playing, the band maneuvered in designs ranging from arches, diamonds, sun burst, and other intricate angles. The highlight of the performance c a m e when the flag corps unveiled the rainbow flags which were concealed under the regular school flags. The band ended their first performance with "Over the Rainbow." By the end of the year, the band performed nine times. The performances included four h o m e games, a half-time show at Furman University, the Kaleidiscope Festival, the Lynchburg Christmas Parade, and the Anti-ERA rallies in Washington and Richmond. T o add variety to the original program, the band practiced six days a week during football season, as they incorporated new maneuvers and numbers. Locy pushed the band hard during rehearsal. "You have to practice in your sweatsuits to be in our band," fifth year band veteran Steve Kerr said.
Field commander is a demanding job, but Julie met the challenge and maintained the beauty and poise of a true lady throughout. Because of the band's enthusiastic sideline support, Tom Dowling, head football coach observed, "the band's good for an extra touchdownandahalf at every game."
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Eddie Clark, one of the trumpeters who added strength to the brass line this year, blasts away during the half-time show of the LBCEvangel game.
Although she m a d e a last minute decision to attend LBC, Julie has
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white and blue uniform to lead the marching band, but that's only one facet of this unique person. Born and reared in Huntsville, Alabama, Julie has the poise and beauty of a Southern Belle but also the friendliness and sense of humor found in a down-to-earth country girl. W h e n asked about her family, Julie answers in her rich Southern accent and her characteristic giggly humor, "I have an older brother, and I have a m o m and dad, and we've had animals. Presently w e have a dog — a m 1 supposed to say this stuff?" Julie's favorite pastimes are listening to good music and playing her guitar. Her other interests range from cross-stitching and cosmotology to horseback riding and waterskiing. Julie's band career began in the sixth grade. The first instrument she mastered was the clarinet, but over the years she has added the flute and saxophone to her repertoire. Julie attended Lee High School in Huntsville where she w a s the drum major of a 300-piece marching band her junior and senior years. She enjoyed her high school band, but along with the years of experience c a m e "band burnout." A s she planned for college, Julie had serious doubts about whether she would join LBC's band as a freshman. Julie's arrival at L B C is as unique as Julie herself. Julie heard about it from a friend in Alabama w h o attended LBC. L B C interested Julie so she completed the initial application forms during the s u m m e r after graduating from high school. A s the s u m m e r months passed, Julie's desire to attend L B C diminished, and at one point she had decided not to come. About three or four weeks before school started her mind suddenly changed. "It w a s so weird. God knew they (the band) needed somebody. At first I didn't want to c o m e to Liberty," she said, "then all of the sudden I did." With no time to waste, Julie completed the final applica-
tion forms by phone in time to enroll for the fall semester of 1980. Julie's unique story doesn't end there. She arrived on c a m p u s and was greeted by the frustrating, mind-wracking registration process. While in registration line, a returning student introduced himself. A s their conversation proceeded, the young m a n told Julie about the band. He asked her if she had any band experience. After Julie related her high school band experience the young m a n said "Wait! Are you Julie Nelson?" Being a n e w student and knowing absolutely no one on campus, Julie was flabbergasted by the question. She found out later that the young m a n had seen her application in the band office. T h e young m a n encouraged Julie to audition for drum major. Although she had decided not to join the band, Julie couldn't pass up the opportunity. She auditioned and subsequently became the first freshman drum major in LBC's history. Julie's freshman year as drum major was very successful and this year she leads the band as field commander. Her major duties include coordinating the flag squad, leading the pep band, and writing programs for half-time entertainment. Practicing six days a week and writing programs on Sundays is hectic and burdens o m e at times, but Julie finds her work rewarding and fulfilling. Julie regards being an example her most challenging responsibility. All the pressure and stress of being an example culminated during the J a m e s Robison Crusade in the fall of 1981. Julie realized she could never be a good example until her relationship to Christ w a s sure. Julie received assurance of her salvation during the Crusade and has diligently attempted to be the example she knows G o d wants her to be. After all she has gone through, Julie says, "It's still beyond m e w h y I wanted to come but I'm not complaining." LBC's not complaining either, Julie. — Jeff Kull
P O t Of G O l d cont (continued from page 130)
Because of the band's high level of professionalism, student pride in "The Spirit of the Mountain" increased. O n e student said, "I went to the football games mainly to see the band." Another said, "You can tell that bunch practiced a lot of hours." Besides the vast amount of practice hours, there were also m a n y other reasons for the band's success. The addition of trumpets to the brass line helped immensely. Steve Reitenour, percussion director, arranged fantastic cadences for the drum section. The arrival of talented experienced freshman band m e m b e r s also proved to be a big plus. The band's unity was the main reason for the band's success. After the eight-andone-half hour long practice sessions at the
beginning of the year, the band m e m b e r s spring break. Band m e m b e r Mike Licona sat on the field and enjoyed an hour of said, "The highlight of the semester was by far our spring tour." The band played in testimony and devotions. The closeness the band experienced that seven different churches and m a n y Chrisfirst week continued throughout the year. tian schools, performing a mixture of conEvery Thursday night, the band held a well cert music and sacred music. During the sacred music segment, band attended voluntary prayer meeting. O n e band m e m b e r said, "I was in band in high m e m b e r s gave testimonies between numschool, but nothing compares to being in bers. After the concerts, each band m e m ber attempted to "plant a seed" by talking LBC's band. It's great!" Besides directing the marching band, with people individually. Probably the most memorable event of Ray Locy also directed the Concert Band which performed during the spring semes- the trip occurred on Friday night of the ter. The Concert Band is a group of 60 of tour. During group devotions, each memthe best musicians selected from the ber revealed his secret prayer partner. If unity is to be found at the end of the marching band by Locy. The Concert Band had a spring concert and also played dur- rainbow, then the marching band and the concert band certainly found their pot of ing graduation exercises. The Concert Band traveled Southward gold. â€” Jeff Kull to perform in Georgia and Florida during
To enhance the band's theme song, the flag corps marched with their special rainbow flags. The Pep Band was a big asset for the basketball team. The only home game the band did not play in while school was in session was the only game the team lost.
The Concert Band played at Bible Baptist Temple in Jacksonville, Fla., one of seven concerts during spring break. Brian Sullivan
While m a n y choirs are addicted to mediocrity, the Chamber Choir is
Committed to excellence /although Ron Banta has been a m e m b e r of the Chamber Choir for only one semester, he is totally sold on the Chamber Choir as a learning experience. "Every vocalist music major should be in the Chamber Choir. There's so m u c h to learn, and Mr. Renas has a way of making you reach your potential while enjoying it at the s a m e time." The Mr. Renas he referred to is Kim Renas, a graduate from Eastern Michigan University, w h o is n o w working on his doctorate at the University of Maryland. Because of Renas' diversified training in the field of fine arts, he led the Chamber Choir in a repertoire that included classical music from the Renaissance to the 20th Century, sacred concert music, and gospel music. If variety is the spice of life, then the Chamber Choir is definitely a hot pepper. The choir sang songs such as the melodious "Choose Something Like a Star," written in commemoration of the wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana; a most
difficult piece to perform, "lo Pur Respiro;" and the delightfully amusing song, " A Little White Hen." While the type of song to be performed m a y have been unpredictable, the quality of the choir's performance remained consistent. Their sound was always disciplined, well-balanced, and smoothly regimented. O n e student compared the Chamber Choir to marching soldiers. "If you look at the individual soldier while he marches, he looks rigidly disciplined, but if you look at the entire squadron, their movements flow smoothly. Each choir m e m b e r is also intensely well-disciplined, which makes the Kim Renas was able to devote more time to the Chamber and Oratorio Choirs this year because of the addition of Glenn Litke as director of Concert Choir. Renas also taught music and voice. Oratorio Choir members practiced many hours for the performance of Handel's "Dettingen Te Deum. " Here Theo Claridge concentrates on the director's motions. Peter Cannata
combined sound of the choir smooth and Georgia and South Carolina for a weekend tour. refreshing." Traveling proved to be a valuable learnThroughout the year, the Chamber Choir sang during the 5:00 p.m. service at ing experience for the choir members. "I T h o m a s Road. The Old Time Gospel Hour learned to open myself up better to peoOrchestra also performed in the evening ple," Carol Nelson said. " W e traveled in two vastly different parts of the country, services. The choir also gave a spring concert in but because of the c o m m o n bond that all the Recital Hall, participated in the Com- Christians have, I realized that sharing love mencement Concert with the Concert and having fellowship is easier than I once Band, and sang during graduation exer- thought." Touring in the United States is a big cises. During Spring Break, the 35-member project for a large choir, but the Chamber Chamber Choir visited 10 churches in Choir tackled an even tougher excursion. Michigan. In April the choir traveled to For four weeks during the summer, the
choir performed concerts throughout England and Wales. Also directed by Kim Renas and formed in the fall of 1980, the Oratorio Choir performas a major choral work each semester. Membership was open to interested members of the student body and c o m m u nity of Lynchburg. This year the choir performed Handel's "Dettingen Te Deum", Britten's "Rejoice in the L a m b " and Vivaldi's "Gloria." Renas has established a high and extremely demanding goal for the Oratorio Choir. In the next few years, Renas wants to mold the choir into the best program found on any Christian college campus in America. In both the Oratorio Choir and Chamber Choir, Renas stressed that while m a n y singing groups are addicted to mediocrity, These two groups must strive for perfection in every aspect of performance for the glory of God. â€” Jeff Kull
1981-82 Chamber Choir: (front row) Robin Arbuckle, Linda Collins, Mindy Duttera, Linda Messerschmidt, Rosalee Rodda, Lori Jo Fichtner, Pam Russell, Vicki Oliver, Lisa Brouillette. (second row) Mary Nyberg Julie Pyle, Tarla Ward, Julie Jeffries, Sharon Phipp Jean Helder, Renee Blosser, Wendy Grubb, Carol Big gar, Vicki Kinnaird. (third row) Roger Murphy, Scott Eaton, Doug Chandler, Rich Probert, Theophilus Clar idge, Donnie Cooper, Joe Lamm, Danny Bickley. (back row) Todd Brown, Brad Hamilton, Greg Reyn olds, Mark Merritt, Dave Slotterback, Ted Booker, Tracy Figley, Sheldon Reist. (not pictured) Lisa Mill mon, Melody Parson, Gloria Swagman, Ron Barta, Tom DeVilbiss, Norman Hughes, Neil Suders. Part of the Chamber Choir's schedule included a Spring concert held in the LBC Recital Hall.
Organizations â€” C h a m h
Because they focus on the needs of people, the Asian and Brazilian Smite teams are
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f the ministry of the Asian Smite team could be s u m m e d up in one word, that word would be "people." A s the 14 singers and three technicians traveled across the United States on weekends during school sessions and on summer mission endeavors, they reached out to all sorts of people, but they extended the s a m e message to each, a message of hope because of Jesus Christ. Jim O'Neill was the director of the group this year. His interest toward missions and specifically toward missions in the Far East was quite evident. O'Neill left Lynchburg in June to become a full-time missionary in the Philippines. O n e student on the team, Ronda Skinner credits O'Neill with teaching her and the other m e m b e r s of the team an important lesson. "Our leader has helped us see where w e fit into world evangelization, whether it be in praying, giving, or going," she said. Performing concerts across the nation carries with it a great responsibility. Not only must the group be completely sincere, but they must be effective tools in God's hands. Another m e m b e r of the team, Jim Agens, said, " W e sing a song 'Jesus Is Real in M y Life.' People really do look at our lives to see if Christ is real or not. W e have to show it's true by our words and actions." In addition to weekend concerts, the Asian Smite team sang in three concert tours. During spring break, and also the last two weeks of May, the team traveled throughout the Northeastern section of the country. Their greatest opportunity to minister occured during the month of June. The entire Asian Smite team traveled to the Philippines. There the singers performed concerts in churches, schools, and public parks. Because people are the focal point for
the Asian Smite team, the group's greatest joy is to see a person receive Christ. T h e singers will never forget people like Don, a 7-year-old boy from a broken home. A team m e m b e r witnessed to him in a city playground. In the midst of other squealing children, D o n received Christ as Savior. His heart seemed to burst with joy and the smile on his face proved it. Jim Agens related another unforgettable situation. " W e were in a very small church. While w e were singing the invitation, a m a n the congregation has prayed for for two years c a m e forward to be saved. It's things like this that makes Smite worth the effort." Through the ministry of the Asian Smite team, the members of the group realized that God can use any surrendered person to m a k e a difference in the lives of people around the world. Another team that traveled three of four weekends every month during the school year and for more than a month in the summer, the Brazilian Smite T e a m carried their message across the
1981-82 Asian Smite team: (front row) Jim Agens, Drew Robinson, Ronda Skinner, Paul Burneson, Barry Armstrong, Joy Johnson, Curt Motsinger. (back row) Jim Wiltshire, Maria Wilson, Terrie Fisher, John LaVergne, Arli Jesalva, Karen Hughes, Dave Rucquoi.
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United States and into a foreign land. While school w a s in session the team usually visited three different churches each weekend. O n Saturday afternoons they arrived at a church just in time to set up their multi-media presentation and enjoy dinner with different families in the church. Each concert combined a multi-media production, testimonies, and preaching as the team ministered to people of every age and vocation. After the Saturday evening concert, all the Smite m e m b e r s migrated in small groups to various h o m e s of church m e m bers to enjoy the comfort and blessing of Christian fellowship and hospitality. Early on Sunday morning the group traveled to their next destination where they ministered to another church. After the morning service the team would enjoy another meal prepared by the church people. A s soon as they finished their meal the (continued on page 139)
In April the Brazilian Smite team traveled to High Point, N.C., to perform at Gospel Baptist Church. Chris Regis makes final adjustments on the multimedia equipment. The Brazilian Smite team s production entitled "Tell Them" was a vital part of the team's ministry.
In a less serious segment of the program, Maria Wil son and Jim Agens perform a skit entitled "Missionary Misconceptions."
Jim and Sterling O'Neill Dear Jim and Sterling,
l i s you prepare to go to the Philippines, we want to say that we'll miss you and that we'll be praying for you. Your testimonies are a challenge to all those who know you, but especially to us. You've invested your lives in us, and have taught us many lessons. Throughout the year you have done so much for us, and we are truly thankful. Of all the things you have done for us, we thank you most for being our friends. W e love you, The Asian Smite Team Dave, Drew, Jim, Karen, Joy, John, Ronda, Paul, Jim, Maria, Curt, Arli, Terrie, Barry, Keith, Tim, Dan.
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Smite teams usually visit three different church every weekend they travel. Sometimes setting up for a service becomes a tedious task, but the result make it worthwhile.
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team traveled to yet another congregation to perform an evening service. Taxing as the schedule might seem, all eighteen of the members survived the year. W h e n asked if the busy weekends affected his grades, second year team m e m b e r Chris Walker replied, "Not really. In fact, it has caused m e to use m y time
more wisely. I've had m y best grades when I've been busy with Smite." Probably the main reason Walker and the other team members became more disciplined while in Smite was because of the fine example of their leader Doug Achilles. Leader of the Brazil team for two years and n o w director of all Smite Ministries, Achilles exemplifies the disciplined and consis-
tent life of a m a n w h o truly belongs to the Lord. During the s u m m e r of 1981, the team ministered in Brazil for 28 days. A s the team traveled from village to village and city to city, they performed a hectic schedule of concerts in churches, shopping malls, high schools, and colleges. In an average week the team performed 20 concerts. T o accomplish this the team left their h o m e s away from h o m e at 8:00 a.m. each day and returned sometime after sunset. S o m e days were busier than others. While in a city named Campinas the team performed nine concerts in one day. Concerts consisted of six to eight songs which were all sung in the Portugese language. With the aid of an interpreter, the Smite Singers gave testimonies between the numbers. The different missionaries w h o traveled with the team concluded the concert be preaching and giving an invitation. During last year's 28-day mission, the team recorded approximately 2,700 professions of faith. Nobody ever promised the Smite Singers that their trip to Brazil would be easy, but all the team members agreed that the results of the s u m m e r campaign overshadowed any hardships they experienced. Looking forward to the six-week campaign planned for the s u m m e r of 1982, Chris Walker said the team's main goal while in the last month of school was to get ready for the s u m m e r strain. " W e as a team need to be spiritually prepared so w e can win the trust of the Brazilian people by our words and our actions." Perhaps Ray Sentell, bus driver and "daddy" of the team embodies the purpose of the Brazilian Smite team best. A s the team logs mile after mile, Sentell faithfully witnesses to other drivers over the C B radio. He talks to all types of people in all different places but he always ends his conversation by saying, " M a y the good Lord ride with you, and if you're not going God's w a y then you're going the wrong way." â€” Jeff Kull
As team members Amy Payne and Rod Meek entertain a youth group, Doug Achilles (far left), directo all Smite Ministeries, looks on. 1981-82 Brazilian Smite Team: (front row) Chris Walker. Donna Faircloth, Laurie Bartram, Buddy Maynard, Lori Lane. Phil Disney (back row) Curtis Adolphson. Amy Payne, Cindy Thornton, Scott Da vis. Merry Dawn Haag, Karen Coffer, Rod Meek
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A meaningful message
Through the medium of television the Sounds of Liberty share a meaningful message 1 he Sounds of Liberty have become synonymous with Dr. Jerry Falwell and the "Old Time Gospel Hour." But their television singing ministry is only part of the group's hectic schedule. Not only are the Sounds expected to sing in three or four services each Sunday
at T h o m a s Road, they also travel one of two weekends of every month performing in local churches, banquets, and other special television events. T w o of the more memorable events were the March for Life Rally in Washington, D.C., and a rally for Christian schools in Nebraska. At the March for Life Rally, the Sounds performed a patriotic program before 50,000 people. O n a freezing November day in Louisville, Neb., the singers appeared with Dr. Falwell on the lawn of Faith Baptist Church, a church closed by the Nebraska Department of Education. Because of the frightfully cold weather, Vanessa Davis, a m e m b e r of the Sounds, fainted. Although Vanessa can laugh at the situation now, she said, "I felt terrible for quite awhile." She quickly added, "1 went to a Christian school and I want every American to have that privilege. I'd go out again and sing in the cold weather if I had to." Obviously being a m e m b e r of the Sounds of Liberty demands m u c h work and m a n y hours, but Greg Rice justifies his participation by saying, "I'm in the Sounds because of the ministry aspect. Through the medium of television, I can witness to
people I would never contact in any other way." Phil Black, sound engineer for the group, said, "Being in the Sounds has taught m e to relate to people better. It has also shown m e the importance of team work. The group is like a family and every m e m b e r must help carry each other's burden." Working with the Sounds has allowed its m e m b e r s to view the school's ministry in a unique perspective. Lyn Derks, the
1981-82 Sounds of Liberty: Greg Rice, Lois Starr, Practices take up much of a singer's time in the Gary Babcock, Vanessa Davis, Guy Penrod, Phil Sounds of Liberty. Here Jennie McCoy, a junior from Black, Dave Thomas, Donna Thomas, Stephanie Clayton, III., warms up before the group sings in a Cratch, Jennifer McCoy, Tony Norman. Thomas Road Baptist Church morning service. Peter Cannata
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group's pianist, said, "The 'Friends of Liberty' banquets helped us appreciate what Dr. Falwell is really all about. H e is the most unselfish m a n I've ever met. His goal is to spread the gospel, and he won't let anything stop him." Monica Parson, former m e m b e r of the "I Love America Singers," said of the Sounds
of Liberty, "Fundamentalists are often sterotyped as book-burning Baptists w h o are out of touch with reality. But the Sounds of Liberty totally dispel this image." Instead, the Sounds of Liberty minister to people with poignant needs by singing the message of Christ, the O n e w h o can solve anyone's complex problems.
Dave and Donna Thomas, along with the other members of the Sounds of Liberty, participated in the February March for Life rally in Washington, D. C. The president of the pro-life movement, Nellie Gray, later presented the group with a plaque of appreciation for their participation.
Singing, traveling, and representing L B C m a d e it
A n unforgettable year V»jonsisting of eighteen students w h o take one year out of their education, the Liberty Baptist College Singers effectively promoted the cause of L B C and most importantly Jesus Christ across the United States. Throughout the year the group visited approximately 4 0 states, traveled nearly 80,000 miles and performed over 200 concerts. Since this grueling schedule can sooner or later effect every m e m b e r mentally, physically, and spiritually, on days off the team enjoyed visits to Sea World, Disney World, the Grand Canyon, and other national attractions. T h e team also enjoyed waterskiing excursions and bowling outings. T o combat spiritual fatigue each m e m ber read six inspirational books and m e m o rized the book of J a m e s throughout the year in addition to personal study. Existing in the confines of a Greyhound bus for long hours is very taxing and patience easily expires under these conditions. But the team survived admirably as they entertained one another with stuffed animal and puppet collections and by playing various games. Most of the singers quickly realized that sleeping w a s a great w a y to pass the long hours of traveling. This year's team chose Galatians 6:10 for their theme verse. "As w e have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all m e n , especially unto them w h o are of the household of faith." T e a m leader Bob Gallina instilled in every team m e m b e r a sense of obligation to serve each church and h o m e they visited throughout the year. Unique to this edition of L B C Singers w a s the "Friends of Liberty" banquets; and the arrival of a n e w director. Along with Dr. Falwell, the Singers performed in m a n y banquets throughout the year. In these "Friends of Liberty" banquets the team performed the "Look U p America" multi-media presentation and Dr. Falwell raised support for the school and preached. During the first semester of this year, Randy Rebold, w h o had been director of the team for 4 Vi years, left the team to accept a pastoral position in a California church. It w a s difficult for the Singers to say good-bye to Rebold, but they soon adjusted to the n e w leadership of Mick Vigeulle. The L B C Singers, public relations team
1981-82 LBC Singers: (front row) Dan Shook, Greg Hartman, T o m Ritchie, Jon Marony, Gary Kramer. (second row) Ray Haley, Gail Emerson, Sandy Snyder, Matashia Coley, Joni Berry, (back row) Jill Emerson, Phil McGrew, Dawn Maynard, Carol Hardman, Bob Burris, Mark Atwood, Mike Rodenauser, Kevin Salsbury, Phil Oakes, Bob Gallina.
for the Jerry Falwell ministries, have touched the lives of m a n y people. For some, the Singers are the only personal contact they will ever have with T h o m a s Road Baptist Church or Liberty Baptist College. A s the Singers invest their lives in the lives of others, they are actually storing up treasures for themselves. Most people think that their job is all glamour, but it is hard work which will reap eternal benefits d o w n the road. — Joni Berry, Bob Burris and Jeff Kull
Choreography was an important part of the singer's program. Here Joni Berry holds the final note of a song. Jon Marony
Memorization was also part of the program. Here Gary Kramer talks about one of the Founding Fathers. Jon Marony
The rest of the team joins Dan Shook in singing "That's My Flag. " The "Look Up America" program included several solos by group members. Traveling as part of the Singers required not only living as a team but learning to sing and move as a team on the stage. Here Natashia Coley (left), Carol Hardman and Mark Atwood emphasize the final note of a song. Jon Marony
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Memorable year M,
lemorable is a good word to describe the Concert Choir's 1981-1982 season. In the minds of the choir members are m e m o ries of concerts, outings, late skates, Bible studies, and spiritual growth. Probably the most predominate m e m o r y for both choir members and the student body w a s the arrival of a n e w choir director, Glenn Litke. Litke c a m e to L B C from O m a h a , Nebraska, having graduated from Tabor College and the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. Throughout the year, Dr. Falwell hailed Litke several times as a great asset to the Fine Arts faculty. While groups like the L B C Singers, Youthquest, and the Sounds of Liberty provide a contemporary approach to Christian music, the Concert Choir shared with the Chamber Choir and Oratorio Choir in the development of a classical sacred music repertoire. Members of T h o m a s Road Baptist Church will remember the Concert Choir because of the selections performed every Sunday morning during the 8:15 a.m. service. Other performances and concerts included an October concert in the Lloyd Auditorium, the premier of "The Love Story," an Easter Cantata by Don Wyrtzen during Super Conference, the Christmas Tree, and a Spring Concert. Assisting Litke in planning concerts and activities was the Choir Cabinet. Paul Hamm o n d w a s president; Melody Parson, vice president; Donna Smith, secretary; and Linda lllsley, librarian. In the Spring semester Kevin T h o m a s and Roger Dail served as president and vice president, respectively. Other activities making the year m e m o rable for the choir were a fall get-acquainted party, group Bible studies, and the sponsorship of the Sadie Hawkins late skate
during Valentine weekend. A n unfortunate m o m e n t which every choir m e m b e r will remember occurred during the fall picnic. While hurriedly trimming tree branches to roast hot dogs and marshmallows, Litke severely cut his left hand. T h e cut required 12 stitches, but Litke managed to continue choir rehears-
Ella Singletary, Debbie Rousher, Donna Smith, Me 1981-82 Concert Choir: (front row) Glenn Litke, Julie dy Parson, Stacia Hornbacher, Ralph Cook, Mike Putman, Debra Hagens, Doris Ferrel, Karen Kreiner, Kim Schwab, Kathy Wilk, Laura Sears, Sharon Out-Manosky, Ernie Nance, Wade Tholen, Bob Stephenlaw, Kathy Marr, Donita Libby, Paula Jamison, Carol son, Tim Parsons, Billy Jordon, Jackie Truax, Marc la McDowell, Lisa Stark, Kathy Spencer, Teresa Ho Hipps, Rebecca Sanders, Heidi Farren, Lisa Floyd, land, Sue Bussell. (back row) Vicki Kinnard, An Cindy, Kim Brake, (second row) April Schrier, Beth McCan, Connie Haviland, Kathy Hicks, Debbie Hitt, Doshi, Mary Howell, Shirley Dark, Linda lllsley, Carter, Mike Sweigart, Paul Hammond, Jim Hardman Lisa Bailey, Racheal Keys, Lisa Schweitzer, Lydia Moore, Robin Mitchell, Dan Huffaker, Roger Dail, Kevin Thomas, Mike Licona, Don Wood, Owen McLean, Rodney Straw, Fred Bell, Chris Bone, Dav Ralph Andrews, Walt Casher, Lisa Millermon, Leslie Painter, Lisa Copeland, Renee McMurry, Terry Zupan, Wynan, Joni Hurst, Terry Heffentrager, Lisa Gre Heather Walters, (third row) Pam Krage, Jean Daly,
Throughout the year the Concert Choir performed in the 8:15 a.m. Sunday service at Thomas Road. Later in the year, Dr. Falwell asked the choir to combine with the Chamber Choir and sing "Now Sing We Joyfully Unto God" on "The Old Time Gospel Hour."
Reminiscing on the year, H a m m o n d said, "It was a very good year. I'm sure Mr. Litke will remember us as being his first choir at L B C , and we'll never forget his dedication and friendship." â€” Jeff Kull
Youthquest reaches out to world's greatest untapped resource Liberty Baptist College has always had a commitment to youth. From the days of Youth Aflame to the present ministry of Youthquest, it has always been a high priority of L B C to train young people to reach out to young people. Youthquest represents the youth department of T h o m a s Road Baptist Church and L B C as they minister to youth throughout the United States. Every weekend the m e m b e r s of Youthquest traveled to local churches presenting a musical program and speaking with the young people in each church. T h e group's initial aim was to initiate a vision a m o n g
the young people. The vision Youthquest inspired was a vision of growth and power. Growth, because out of one small group the entire youth population can get turned on to Christ, and power, because God can preserve the vision long after the singing group returns to campus. Traveling loses its glamour after 13 hour bus rides, no dates on weekends, and no time to relax or catch up on studies. W h e n asked w h y he m a d e the sacrifices to be on Youthquest, Roger Ott, a youth minor whose future goal is to start a youth camp, said, "I travel in order to mature. The experience I gain both from m y leaders and
Youth the kids will be beneficial to m y future ministry." Others on the team express the same sentiment. W h e n Mark Vissers was asked if being a m e m b e r of Youthquest w a s a worthwhile experience, he replied, "Youthquest is worth every minute w e invest because of the changes in kids' lives. The letters and telephone calls from the kids really show that w e are having an impact." Because over 85 percent of those w h o m a k e a commitment to Christ will do so before the age of 21, Youthquest's field is white unto harvest. This is the story behind Youthquest's ministry-dedicated young people carrying the cause of Christ to the largest untapped resource in the world, youth. In the words of one of the group's songs, each child or young person is reminded that "You are a promise, you are a possibility." Youthquest challenges the young people of today's generation to reach their potential by following God's way. â€” Harold Eddy and Jeff Kull 1981-82 Youthquest: Kevin Winters, Chris Brown, Lynn Powell, Don Black, Julia McCrory, Stephanie Howard, Michael Stewart, Mark Vissers, Ivy Benson, Dave Pickett, Anne Scott, Darryl Flake, Gloria Moulder, Roger Ott, Leonard Diggs. Howard Erlckaon
Because LBC has a commitment to youth, the college started a new singing group called Youthquest. The group traveled extensively on weekends as they ministered to church youth groups across America. Peter Cannata
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As usual, Vernard Johnson (Dean Dobson) overwhelmed the audience with his magical saxophone. Dr. Falwell (Dr. Hindson) claps to the rhythm of "Soon and Very Soon."
O n e of SGA's finest efforts was the Christmas festival. According to students it was fantastic af\ major contributing factor to an active, exciting campus experience is the Student G o v e r n m e n t Association. Throughout the year, Liberty's Student Government Association provided entertainment which fulfilled each student's need for "weekend regrouping." S G A continued past programs such as late skates, late bowls, weekend movies, and skiing trips. With more students on campus than ever before, the Association also attempted to schedule more and better quality movies, such as "Son of Flubber," "Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again," "Ordinary Guy," and "The Black Hole." At least one activity was scheduled for every weekend, and on some weekends S G A sponsored several activities. In addition to regular activities, S G A also initiated new special events. By far, the most spectacular event was the Christmas Festival. Instead of holding the Christmas banquet in Roanoke and charging admission, S G A waived the fee and held the banquet on campus. Vice Presidents Mark Stewart and T o m Vigneulle spent m a n y hours in planning the banquet, which featured a steak and Seafood Newberg candlelight dinner. Following dinner, Dead Ed Dobson and Dr. Ed Hindson starred in "The Old Time Hour" which w a s part of the Christmas spectacular held in the Multi-Purpose Center. Steve and Maria Gardner provided music and Dr. Jerry Falwell appeared as Santa Claus. Other entertainment included cartoons, three singing chipmunks (Jill Pruitt, Rick Vigneulle, and Mick Vigneulle) and the Sounds of Liberty as carolers.
Just as Dr. Falwell and Emmit Godsey are an unbeatable twosome at Thomas Road Baptist Church, so Dean Ed Dobson and Dr. Ed Hindson were unbeatable as stars of "The Old Time Hour.'' Peter Cannata
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As the final touch to the evening, Steve and Maria Gardner sang a mixture of religious and Christmas songs. Steve and Maria met while singing on "Day of Discovery" and now travel the country giving concerts.
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Another addition to the S G A calendar was the first annual junior/senior banquet on April 20. Appropriately set in the luxurious Hilton banquet hall, the banquet provided a "touch of class" for the upperclassmen and their dates. Perhaps the most enjoyable event of the year was the M a y Day Festival which was hosted by the unusual and unpredictable g y m teacher, Roy Yarborough. O n a clear, calm spring evening, nearly 500 students gathered on the lawn between the academic buildings to enjoy music and personal testimonies given by fellow students. Not only did the students enjoy some weekend relaxation, but the concert also encouraged everyone as final exams approached. W h e n asked what he wanted to be remembered for, Vice President Mark Stewart singled out the Olympathon. Nearly 275 students ran laps to raise money for future special projects to be sponsored by S G A . A s of June, the promotion had already raised $9000. S G A succeeded this year in being a major force behind student activities. Next year's association, under new President T o m Barnes, will have a hard act to follow. â€” Harold Eddy and Jeff Kull
A student readies himself for some late night skating. SGA sponsored many Friday night late skates and two late bowls.
During the second semester, SGA sponsored an Olympathon to raise money to improve the campus. To get the project started, Dean Lamar Keener and Vice President Tom Vigneulle explained the promotion to the dorm representatives.
1981-82 S G A Officers: Stephen Rae, treasurer, Mark Stewart, vice president of Student Services, Jody Gibson, secretary, Ed Crowell, president, Tom V neulle, vice president of Student Acitivites.
Chris Walker, a junior from High Point, N.C., sang a song which he had written in the May Day Festival. Testimonies, music and a warm, clear evening made the program a success. Ed Sproles accompanied several singers who per formed in the May Day Festival. Nearly 500 students gathered on the lawns between the academic buildings to enjoy the concert.
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ith 4 0 announcers and 14 managers supervising different station functions, W L B U , the intracampus radio station, experienced impressive growth. T o celebrate its first anniversary of broadcasting, W L B U threw a party in the cafeteria. With over 250 students participating, the station sponsored ping pong and Rook tournaments and awarded the winners with stereo albums and W L B U Tshirts. "The party w a s definitely a big success," station manager Dana Roberts said of the celebration. Roberts also believes that the c a m p u s station succeeded in becoming more involved with the student body. Doing more remotes, such as the anniversary celebration from the cafeteria, the broadcast from the bookstore at the beginning of the semester and the remote at
Chic-Fil-A from River Ridge Mall provided the station with m u c h needed publicity. Ray Jones' coverage of the Student Government elections also created student interest in the station. With the growth of professionalism and exposure also c a m e growing pains. T h e station was severely restricted because the
broadcasts could only be picked up in two dorms and in the Administration Building. "The lack of funds hindered us from getting into the dorms," Roberts said. "As soon as w e get our cable to every dorm, w e can start being a vital service to the students." Until the dorms are linked by cables, the
"Old Time Gospel Hour" producer, Bruce Braun, speaks to members of LBC's International Religious Broadcasters organization. Braun explained procedures in the producing of the weekly "Old Time Gospel Hour." Sophomore Brent Krug enjoys his triumph over junior Sherry Perry in a game of Risk. Krug and Perry were at WLBU's first birthday celebration in the cafeteria.
1981-82 W L B U Staff: (front row) Craig Lindsey, Dana Roberts, Phyllis Hall, Rocky Erickson. (second row) Mike Sweigart, Bill Viar, Ray Jones, Bob Lightfoot, Steve Yahnke, Greg Shaw, (third row) Chris Tidwell, Larry Harlow, Don Doebler, Robyn Leggett, Elaine Etheridge, Jan Mignard, Darrell Oiling, Pencil Boone, Mark Armstrong, (fourth row) Dr. Fred Haas, Dr. Carl Windsor, Waldo Gonzalez, Tim McCrory, Lisa Landrey, Brenda Lee, Donna Robinson, Gina Black, Rebecca Pruett, Sherry Perry, Dan Bathurst. (back row) Scott Musgrove, Lawrence Swicegood, Paul Rapinchuk, Tracy Figley. Brian Sullivan
staff plans to work on projects such as sponsoring late skates to raise money, establishing a mascot, constructing a W L B U banner for remotes, and continuing to increase broadcast professionalism. Both the administration and the W L B U staffers hope that in the very near future W L B U will send its signal to every building on the mountain and that the station will continue to provide valuable experience to Radio majors. â€” Elaine Etheridge and Jeff Kull
To cover WLBU's birthday party, Darrell Oiling and Don Doebler anchored a remote from the cafeteria. Sophomore Nancy Zeeh, from Billings, Mont, pon\\ ders her next move in WLBU's Rook tournament. The campus station sponsored a Rook and a ping pong tournament as part of its birthday celebration.
M a n y students did not even know such a team existed until the members received their first trophy. That w a s
Only the beginning
Wren Chapel, on the c a m p u s of William and Mary, was the site of a non-competitive debate on the creation-evolution issue. Harold Eddy and John Pyle were invited to participate in the debate.
i l n organization that moved into the to engage in a non-competitive debate over forefront of LBC's attention this year was the issue of evolution vs. creation. the L B C Forensics Team, coached by Cecil Taking the side of creation, Pyle and Kramer, instructor of speech. The team Eddy effectively defended their position had approximately 25 members, and the i against charges m a d e by the student scholnumber is growing rapidly. ars from William and Mary. They also suc"I c a m e to L B C this year anticipating cessfully uncovered the problems with mathat it would take four years before w e cro and micro evolutionary processes and would start winning trophies," Kramer asked the audience to weigh the evidence said. Yet when he arrived he found that the personally and honestly. motivation and experience were here; they Kramer realizes that he has a group of just needed to be directed. competitors he can be proud of. A n d so, Kramer directed the group to "These students are showing that while prestigious tournaments sponsored by displaying Christian convictions, they are George Mason University, Appalachian also displaying the ability to reason," State University, The Citadel, James Madi- Kramer said. son University, Washington and Lee UniHe also noted the team's strong solidarversity, Old Dominion University, and the ity. "I always maintain an open door policy College of William and Mary. Instead of waiting four years to win any with the students," he said, "here and at awards, LBC's Forensic T e a m w o n 17 de- m y home. These are a very special breed bate trophies and eight individual trophies of students, the kind that want to go above in such areas as prose and poetry interpre- and beyond the call of duty." tation, drama readings, extemporaneous, â€” John Schlesinger and Jeff Kull impromptu and expository speaking in their first year of competition. Junior Melanie Vennes practices a dramatic reading Because of the recent victories in the for the Forensics Team. The team practiced almost field of forensics, L B C has gained a mea- every day throughout their first year of competition. sure of respect from other academic insti- 1981-82 Forensics team: (kneeling) Doug Hoye, Rick tutions. Carmickle. (first row) Mrs. Wipf, Lisa Guillermin, KaIn March, the College of William and ren Burcham, Paige Smith, Melanie Vennes, Cecil Mary invited John Pyle and Harold Eddy, Kramer, director, (back row) Robin Miller, Harold two members of the L B C Forensic Team, Eddy, Lawrence Swicegood, T a m m y Wichterman.
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They have reason to be proud By Cathy Collins. Reprinted by permission from the Lynchburg N e w s and Daily Advance / V t h o u g h they receive less attention, Liberty Baptist College forensics team m e m b e r s will tell you they have w o n more contests than the school's football team. They're proud of winning awards at Randolph-Macon College, Washington and Lee, and Appalachian State. But they admit there have been times when a debate judge announced a topic about which they were ignorant. "Those are the times you try to argue logically," said junior Robin Miller as other debaters laughed. And team m e m b e r s usually have well-researched information cards. In addition to debate, forensics includes individual events such as prose, poetry and dramatic interpretation, and extemporaneous, after dinner, impromptu and persuasive speaking. The 20 forensics team m e m b e r s will take better communications skills with them when they graduate, according to team director Cecil Kramer. He said analytical skill learned through debate could be useful in m a n y jobs. Kramer teaches debate, discussion and speech fundamentals at Liberty Baptist. Last summer, Miss Miller and Harold Eddy attended the two-week Arizona Debate Institute to sharpen their skills. Eddy said he became interested in debate because his friends were.
Also, he said, "It gives you the chance to discuss issues with people intelligently, and you get to meet a lot of different people," he said. Karen Burcham wants to be a lawyer. She said debate helps her think quickly. Rick Carmickle is studying to be a preacher, and forensics helps him relate to people. "I also wanted to prove that I could do something on the side," he said. "True intelligence comes through literature," said Doug Hoye, w h o mainly participates in individual events. Individual events do not require the s a m e spontaneity as debate, explained Hoye. Recreating literature, poetry or drama the way the author wanted it done is a God-given talent, he said. T e a m m e m b e r s agreed they have been humiliated by not knowing debate jargon or topics, or simply by botching a line of a p o e m or play. "That's the n a m e of the g a m e â€” improvement," said Kramer. Sometimes the tables turn. "It gets fun," said John Pyle. "You go in there and totally humiliate someone else." In competing against schools such as The Citadel, the University of North Carolina, and Duke, the Liberty Baptist team m e m b e r s worried they would not be accepted. However, they said winning earned them respect.
Eddy said an initial roadblock during the competitions is other students' perceptions of a Liberty Baptist student. "You can't be intelligent. W e deal with that constantly." Eddy said as fundamentalists, they also are not expected to support any issues that are non-fundamentalist. Yet overall, Kramer said other forensics teams have been hospitable and supportive of the year-old forensics Flames. Forensics participants prepare for competition almost every day, sometimes working six to eight hours in one day. The group is aiming for the national competitions sponsored by the American Forensics Association and the National Forensics Association. The tightly-knit bunch is determined. " W e have to support each other a lot," said Hoye. " N o one else is going to do it for you."
Harold Eddy and John Pyle gained respect for LBC by defending Creationism aptly. Some William and Mary students who attended the debate have written Eddy seeking dialogue and a different perspective. Brian Sullivan
The King's Players traveled nearly every weekend. With the creation of a road team, next year's King's Players is
A growing ministry Mrlr. David Allison, director of the King's Players,firstsaw the King's Players perform at Asbury College in Wilmore, Kentucky, in 1969. "It w a s the first time I'd ever seen Christian drama and it just overwhelmed m e . I felt that night that's what God wanted m e to do," Allison said. This year, Allison's dream to direct such a drama team c a m e to reality when he found himself the sole director of both
teams of King's Players. Mrs. Helen Lloyd, director of the one team, took a leave of absence from LBC, so the two teams merged into one team of 30 students under Allison's direction. Also, instead of being confined to the rules of the drama department, King's Players functioned under the office of the president, Dr. A. Pierre Guillermin. That change has been a definite improvement, according to Allison. The team
The King's Players performed "Once to Die" at various churches on weekends. The play portrays people involved in an airplane crash who must face eternity after accepting or rejecting Christ. 1981-82 King's Players: (front row) Janet Mignard, Cheryl Weigle, Robyn Garner, Leanne Brunner, Maggie Cave, (second row) Elaine Etheridge, James Garner, Ty Taylor, Rick Zupan, Sharon Davidson, (back row) Paul Riel, Glenn Williams, Barry Hall, Steven Redden.
198182 King's Players: (front row) Shelly Walters, Laura Branscum, Denise Honeycutt, Connie Allison, Kathy Rawlings, Marcia Rankin, (second row) Sandy Thomas, Mark Pyle, Albert Carter, Steve Wagner, Kathy Jones (back row) Roger Dail, Glenn Williams, Rory Olson, David Jobe.
n o w has the freedom to travel more weekends during the school year. Last year, the team traveled only eight times while under the drama department. This year the team traveled almost every weekend during the school year. Allison has already scheduled 14 weekend tours and a spring tour for next year. Allison also placed more emphasis on combining music with drama. H e established a King's Players quartet and trio which sang before each dramatic performance. "King's Players will always be an acting group," Allison said. "But w e want to use more music to help get people involved and excited about our productions." But h o w did the m e m b e r s of King's Players adjust to the changes? According to Allison, the students had a good attitude. Even though a change in leadership is hard on s o m e people, Allison felt the group handled it well. "I felt that everybody wanted to work for the good of King's Players," he said. The highpoint for King's Players this year was performing "Once to Die" at T h o m a s Road Baptist Church. "They turned two preaching services over to us. Pastors don't normally do that in a church so large," Allison said. About 20 people received Christ that evening. Even with all of the success and improvements experienced by the group this year, the King's Players also had its share of problems. "The main problem was that w e had too m a n y actors and not enough parts, so w e went to a system of understudies," Allison said. Most college drama clubs would love to have this problem. Allison's goal for the King's Players was for the group to become the most effective Christian drama team in the country. Next year another major change in the group's structure will take place. Mr. and Mrs. Mark Lloyd, founders of the King's Players in 1958 and long-time supporters of LBC's drama department, have created a full-time road team which will present plays across the country for 11 months of the year. Paul Riel, technical director and business manager for next year's road team, said, "The Lloyd's are great people. They've bought a bus and all the equipment and the team can't wait to get on the road." N o w with a team at school and a team on the road, the King's Players have a better opportunity to serve God through Christian drama.
A traumatic weekend W hen the King's Players left on Saturday, April 17, for a trip to Cincinnati, Ohio, little did they realize it was going to be one of the most challenging weekends in the group's existence. The trip started out with everything going wrong. They had to use three of their o w n cars instead of the vans they normally rented, and s o m e of their equipment had to be stored in an uncovered U-haul trailer. It was raining, so they had to put a tarp over the trailer which fell off periodically throughout the trip. Their first scheduled performance was at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church in Cincinnati. Each car arrived, late, and at various times ranging from 1:00 a.m. to 5:30 a.m. Everyone got little or no sleep, but yet they had to set up for the 9:00 a.m. performance. After the Pleasant Ridge performance, the group headed for John Rawling's church, Landmark Baptist, also in Cincinnati. The performance at Landmark had good results, "but w e still felt like we'd gone through too m u c h trauma for that to be it," Laura Branscum said. The next morning, they performed "Once to Die" at Landmark Christian Schools. They held an hour-long invitation with over 80 professions of faith and 200 students coming forward for other decisions. Each m e m b e r of the group knew then that the rough trip had been worth all the inconveniences. The three cars were driving back to L B C about 8:40 that evening with director David Allison leading the way, Ty Taylor following, and James Garner in his Rabbit bringing up the rear. A s the caravan neared the small town of Point Pleasant, W . Va., Allison noticed that
Part of the King's Players group was traveling in Ty Taylor's Suburban van which skidded into an Oldsmobile Delta 88 near Point Pleasant, W. Va.
the car on the other side of the road w a s coming very fast, so he was watching it closely. "He had c o m e left of center and was not slowing down. I ran m y car and trailer off the road, and just barely, barely missed him." Taylor did not have a chance to stop. He skidded about 50 feet and hit the driver's side of the other car, a Delta 88 Oldsmobile, head on. Allison said, " W h e n I first saw the truck, I thought that Ty, Laura, and Cathy Rawlings had to be dead, because the front was so crunched up. Everyone w a s alive, but Erin Jach sustained four broken ribs and a ruptured spleen, and she needed surgery. Marcia Rankin w a s also severely injured. She had been sleeping on the floor behind the driver's seat when the accident occured. Several of the other passengers fell on her, crushing her arms. It was a hard night because of the fearful possibility that Marcia and Erin would not live through the night. By 4 a.m., Allison got word that Marcia and Erin were in stable condition. "That was one of the happiest m o m e n t s of m y life, when I found out they had both m a d e it through the night," Allison said. All but two of the injured parties returned to c a m p u s by the following Monday. Both Marcia and Erin returned to their h o m e s and finished the semester by correspondence. Looking back on the year, and especially the accident, Allison said, "Basically, w e just had one simple prayer that w e prayed. W e wanted God to use us in all of our services on c a m p u s and as w e traveled. That was the prayer when w e went to Cincinnati, and that was the prayer at the time of the accident, that God would receive glory from it. W e believe He has."
A normal beginning and a normal ending MeLembers of the Selah staff began the year like any other yearbook staff m e m bers would. W e had goals of meeting every deadline and improving things w e thought could be better. W e even thought m a y b e w e could get the books before school began so students could receive them when they returned in the fall. The year ended like m a n y other yearbook staff's. W e were late with nearly everything and the books would not be awaiting the students in the fall. W e still did feel that w e improved s o m e things, and w e realized there were other things which w e could still m a k e better. A young staff and procrastination presented a challenge. Three section editors were freshmen and only one section editor had ever worked on a college book before. W e changed s o m e things in the 1982 Selah. S o m e of the changes were simply for the sake of change while s o m e were personal preferences. In the student life section w e tried to cover main events on campus as well as take a look at some happenings which m a d e an impact on students. W e attempted to m a k e good use of color and for the most part w e felt w e did. The sports section was enlarged to reflect LBC's dedication to a strong athletic program. W e
looked at the new basketball coach and followed teams as they reached for new heights in athletics. Organizations included s o m e color as w e attempted to recognize both new and old groups on campus. Academics took a personal look at s o m e professors and covered special events sponsored by certain divisions. In the classes section w e returned to individual portraits for the first time in three years. The staff averaged around 15 people with the majority being freshmen and sophomores. As usual, it always seemed like w e needed more people, but the job was finished eventually. The year began and ended like any year for most yearbook staffs, but what happened during the year m a d e the 1982 Selah unique. â€” Paul Stoltzfus
Freshman Lois Bazen writes names on the back of the rolls of individual portraits. The 46-page portrait section was a change from dorm group pictures. Don Meckley, a freshman from Altoona, Pa., was the senior and classes section editor. Here Meckley sorts through the classes pictures as he separates them into freshmen, sophomores and juniors. Brian Sullivan
Photography editor David Helt catches up on some sleep in the Selah office after a late-night "printing marathon."
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Index editor Susan Wykle types out final copies of each student's name. Susan's task also included finding each page that a student or event was pictured on. Paul Stoltzfus, a junior from Morgantown, Pa., was Sports editor of the 1981 Selah before becoming editor of the 1982 book. Brian Sullivan
To these students missionaries are more than simply names and foreign lands. The Missions Club seeks
Student involvement in missions 1 his year Missions Club was a changing organization. It remained the rallying and information point for all those interested in world missions, but it also took on a new dimension. From the beginning of the year, the goal of the Missions Club was enlarged to include more student involvement. T o accomplish this goal the club established regional prayer groups which every student had an opportunity to join. Regions which were represented included the Muslim world, Europe, Latin America, Africa, and Asia. Prayer groups met once a week to unite in prayer for the countries', people and
missionaries in their region. Throughout the year members of the different prayer groups wrote letters to their missionaries to discover current needs and provide encouragement. At Christmas the groups packed and sent albums as Christmas gifts to the missionaries which T h o m a s Road supports. Each month the Missions Club held entertaining meetings to provide Missions majors and all other interested L B C students with a glimpse of missions and those missionaries w h o m "God is using to influence foreign lands for Christ." Former L B C Student Joe Hale, missionary to South Korea, and Octavio Nunez,
JK Peter Cannata 1981-82 Missions Club officers: (front row) Ray Baker, vice president, Phil Greer, president, B.J. Cocilo, Assistant, (back row) Gary Woods, Latin American prayer leader, Mark Bell, Muslim prayer leader, Todd Baucum, European prayer leader. Senior Cindy Burr, from Evans City, Pa., entertained one of the Missions Club meetings with her sidekick Lenny.
missionary to Ecuador, were a m o n g the featured speakers. Strategically planned, the final meeting was by far the highlight of the year. Over 2,000 attended to hear the Asian Smite team sing and to view a premier motion picture showing on the life of Hudson Taylor. M a n y students devoted their lives for full-time mission work that night. Under the leadership of Phil Greer, the prayer groups, club meetings and special activities developed into effective tools of spiritual significance as the Missions Club strove toward its goal of total student participation. Brian Sullivan
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group enjoyed relaxation and fellowship at C a m p Liberty while they planned their schedules and goals for the n e w year. Steve Reynolds led the group during the first semester. M e m b e r s of the team described Reynolds as an enthusiastic leader w h o possessed great motivating skills. At the beginning of the school year, the Master Builders busied themselves interviewing all the n e w pastoral students and preparing a series of five minute devotional tapes to be aired over W L B U . Throughout the remainder of the year, each Master Builder monitored the diligence and other character qualities of those pastoral students assigned to him. Daniel Henderson directed the Master Builders in the second half of the school year. Each m e m b e r of the group looked to Henderson as a m a n of commitment w h o stressed personal holiness and the individual, as well as the national need for revival. Henderson consistently included "Revival Reminders" in the daily m e m o s to his staff. W h e n asked what he learned by being a Master Builder, Dave Klase answered, "I learned the importance of seeking G o d Dan Henderson leads a meeting of the Master Buildwith m y whole heart." ers. Henderson led the organization during the second Donny Hargett agreed with Klase and semester. added, "I had to be disciplined to be a Senior Steve Lizzio (left) and Liberty Baptist Seminary Master Builder. Although I failed at times, I student Steve Suders discuss last minute details belearned that if I set a goal and pursue it fore opening a Freshman Training Program meeting. until the end, all the discipline and deadlines are worth it." — Chuck Allen and Jeff Kull to meet the needs of those studying to become pastors, counselors, evangelists and other full-time staff m e m bers, the Pastoral Training Program provided practical experience in m a n y different areas of Christian Service. Master Builders was the final stage in this ministerial program. Comprised of 14 upperclass pastoral students, the Master Builders were responsible for leadership and coordination of all the departments of pastoral training. Departments included such programs as soulwinning, discipleship, local church survey, missions, and inner-city. T o receive entrance into the Master Builders program, each applicant had to go through a series of in-depth interviews with administrative officials. Those w h o bec a m e Master Builders received a scholarship because of the immense amount of work that w a s required of them. During the last week of August, the Master Builders met for the first time in the 1981-82 school year. For several days the
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1981-82 Master Builders: (front row) Bill Vassiliou, B.J. Cocilo, Steve Lizzio, Phil Greer, Chuck Meyers, Steve Briggs. (second row) Dave Giger. Kevin Keller, Tom Sica, Donny Hargett. (back row) Dan Henderson, Steve Suders, Dave Klase. Chuck Allen.
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Stressing communication, the Black Student Fellowship is
Making a difference I o fulfill the cultural and social needs of LBC's black population, the Black Student Fellowship was created in January of 1982. Mickey Baker, a senior from Abbeville, Ala., was the organization's first president. "I see our organization as a transition group. M a n y of the black students c o m e from big cities and have had no communication with whites," he said. "For m a n y of these students, coming to L B C is a culture shock." B S F combated the feelings of alienation and homesickness by providing fellowship for the black students. T o get the organization started, the group had a party in the television lounge. A s the year progressed, the B S F held meetings twice monthly during the 9:20 a.m. hour. During these meetings, special guests spoke to the organization. Bill Glaze spoke on the importance of using time wisely; Ricky Eason challenged members of the organization to work for Inner-City Ministries, and Dean Ed Dobson spoke on h o w to handle racial prejudice. Probably the most successful program the B S F initiated was the three to four m e m b e r prayer groups. Each group had a prayer leader and met at least once a week to pray for each other's needs. O n Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday evenings, a room in the science building was reserved for members of BSF. Tutors were available to give assistance and to motivate students to form good study habits. O n M a y 1 B S F sponsored a trip to King's Dominion. This experience provided another opportunity for members to enjoy fellowship and to m a k e new friends. According to the constitution, the primary prupose for B S F is to glorify Christ and to minister to the community. O n m a n y Sundays during the second semester, m e m b e r s of the B S F ministered to black congregations as they provided special music and worked in the Sunday School departments. Baker said, " W e as an organization want to overcome any hostilities toward whites that any black might have brought to school with him." Mark Armstrong, Vice President of the organization, said, "Both blacks and whites need to realize that our c o m m o n Christian bond should allow us to enjoy friendship despite our social and ethnic differences." According to Armstrong, the most important thing is for blacks and whites to communicate and begin to understand each other. 160/Organizations â€” Black Student Fellowship f\
President of the first-year Black Student Fellowship. President Mickey Baker, Vice President Mark ArmMickey Baker, discusses arrangements for a trip to strong, and sponsor Ed Gomes look on as Dan HenKing's Dominion which was sponsored by the organi- derson speaks at a Black Student Fellowship meetzation on May 1. ing.
Challenging times In October, L B C Chairman Bryan Kurtz shifted the college political organization into gear by sponsoring an "Afghan Freed o m Fighters Rally." Karen McKay, w h o had recently spent time with the rebel forces in Afghanistan, showed actual films of rebel c a m p s and spoke about the tragic denial of h u m a n rights by Russia. Immediately following the rally, Ray Jones, a Y A F member, informed Kurtz of a major problem within the National Committee. The board of directors experienced a major split and subsequently fired m a n y national staff workers. This placed the L B C Y A F Chapter in a touchy situation. While wishing to remain part of Y A F , LBC, along with m a n y chapters felt a comradery with the fired staff workers. The dissolution of the national staff crippled the L B C Y A F Chapter causing the cancellation of all meetings and special projects planned for second semester. These developments led to an emergency leadership meeting to discuss the opKaren McKay, chairman of the Committee For A Free tions available. At this meeting the L B C Afghanistan, spoke to YAF members and interested chapter reaffirmed its commitment to students about the Russian's denial of human rights. Young Americans For Freedom by foundHere students talk with Miss McKay after the meeting the Action Committee to Save Y A F . ing. In 1981, LBC's chapter of Young Americans For Freedom (YAF) received the Award for the "Most Outstanding College Chapter In America." "LBC has proved itself a leader in the conservative movement," said Y A F National Chairman James Lacey at the 1981 Y A F Convention. "Their membership is composed of literally hundreds of dedicated future leaders for our great country." As the Liberty delegation consisting of Jim Fenlison, Ray Jones, Greg Shaw, Julie Tinman, and Laura Tinman accepted the award, little did they know that one year later the very future of the Young Americans for Freedom, Inc. would be gravely uncertain. Before any of the disconcerting news surfaced, the 1981-82 L B C Y A F Chapter inaugurated a highly successful membership drive. Forty-five members joined the organization of two hundred.
Because of problems within the national committee, Y A F experienced challenging times The ACTS/ YAF organization set major goals and outlined a practical plan for reuniting Young Americans for Freedom, as well as doubling the membership at all levels of the nationally organized group. Ray Jones and Greg S h a w have emerged as the leaders of A C T S / Y A F . They say the plan is scheduled to reach its peak at the 1982 Y A F National Convention in California. Next year the L B C Chapter will be called the Liberty Action Young Americans for Freedom. Instead of the chairman making most of the decisions, the L B C Chapter has formed a six-member board. Ray Jones will be the chairman of the board. Although Y A F has experienced some disappointments and setbacks, it is highly feasible that the L B C Y A F Chapter will regain its position as the "Most Outstanding College Chapter in America" in 1983. â€” Ray Jones and Jeff Kull
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Without Stevenson there would be no Friday, but without the English Association English majors would be paupers instead of princes
During the second semester, Dr. Jerry Falwell spoken to junior and senior business majors about the responsibilities of Christians in the business world.
English Association 1 he English Association functioned to supplement the academic offerings of the English department. The Association provided opportunities for majors and minors in English to get to k n o w one another and the professors in the English area. Seeking to attract students to the field of English, the Association attempted to add enrichment and variety to the out-of-class activities of students. Programs sponsored by the Association included literary films and critiques along with fine arts programs and socials. Special speakers included Chauncey Spencer, w h o reviewed the life and work of his mother, Lynchburg poet A n n e Spencer; and Sheldon Vanauken's review of his book, "A Severe Mercy." L B C students and faculty, along with Lynchburg residents, had opportunities to participate in poetry readings and dinner meetings which featured poetry and travels.
Ellen Murrie was one of seven Lynchburg poets to read personal poetry selections to the English Association. Those who attended were transported back in time by her enchanging Arthurian poems. Peter Cannata
Sheldon Vanauken, Lynchburg resident and author of "A Severe Mercy," enlightened and entertained the English Association as he shared amusing anecdotes about his life and book.
Wise businessmen provide business students with
Practical experience l\s the number of Business majors grew to over 300, the Business Association enjoyed its largest membership in LBC's history. With the larger number of students c a m e the greater responsibility of providing each business student with both a practical and theoretical knowledge of the business world. O n e good way the Business Association accomplished these aims was by having established businessmen relate their acquired wisdom gained from years of experience. The Business Association was privileged to have m a n y such speakers this year. Dick Hoskins, a very successful stockbroker, spoke on the future of the stock market and the adverse consequences of debt-ridden society. Rex Angel, a partner in Coopers and Lybrand, gave the students a practical view of the recruiting process. Dr. Guillermin addressed the vital subject of leadership. Dr. Falwell spoke to the juniors and seniors concerning the Christian in the business world.
Perhaps the highlight of the year for the business students c a m e when O w e n Butler, the Chairman of the Board for Procter and Gamble, spoke to the entire group of business majors. This was the first time any executive of his position in the business world has addressed L B C business students. In the fall of the 1982-83 school year, the Business Association will experience a change in membership requirements. In the past, every business student was considered a m e m b e r of the club. Beginning next year a m e m b e r must meet a specified grade point average and pay club dues. This will cause the association to bec o m e a highly competitive group of motivated and dedicated business students. Along with changes in membership, the leadership is planning better meetings, instructional programs, tours of business establishments, and other activities geared toward equipping better Christian leaders for the business world. â€” Jim Rawlings
1981-82 Business Officers: Randy Zook, Dave Black, Karen Miller, Steve Caldwell, Teresa Ranaldi, Brian Temple, Jamie Kovatch, Jim Rawlings. Business Association members were part of the crowd which heard Procter and Gamble board chairman. Owen Brad Butler, give practical advice on how to prepare for a future job while in college Butler said the best preparation for a job was learning to do everything to the best of your ability. David Helt
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They can handle it
Kathy Frey took most of the slides for the multimedia production shown at this year's RA banquet in Richmond. Here Kathy is working undercover.
it or not, w e as students will someday pick up our yearbooks and look for the two people w h o diligently wrote out our reprimand slips, consistently and ever so carefully monitored our hair length (this is the men's special privilege), yelled "lights out" so unannoyingly at 11:00 p.m., and gently woke us up at 7:00 a.m. on Sunday mornings. From a m o n g these distinguished ranks comes next year's student government president and the L B C Singers' road team director. A few of these folks will be supervisors next year (they were the RA's w h o forgot to write enough warning slips and are coming back next year for another chance). T o the ones w h o will remain as RA's and Supervisors next year, w e ask you to please remember this ancient Chinese proverb: "You scratch m y back and I'll scratch yours." W e , as students, want to thank you for everything, especially for so vividly teaching us the meaning of James 1:3: "The testing of your faith worketh patience." As w e search for our RA's m u g s five years from now, and after w e have grown m u c h wiser, we'll probably want to thank them for their patience and understanding.
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The man behind the Rook cards is Randy Ginnan. Not only is Randy the champion Rook player in dorm 3, but he's also the RA. He's just another in the long line of multi-talented RAs. During a weekend in April, the RAs visited Richmond, Va. and Washington, DC. Here Cindy Burr and Phil Atkins view the Lincoln Memorial from the steps of the Capitol. Brian Sullivan
RAs have always been known for their friendliness. With hardly a word of urging from the photographer, Kathy Wilson graciously posed for this picture as Dave Campbell turns in his permission slip. Peter Cannata
Wilson. Karen Snow. Trudy Goff. Debbie Lauble. Tanis Hall. Luann LaTour, Jill 1981-82 Supervisors and Resident Assistants: (front row) Patty Weaver, Nunn, Joni Dekker, Cindy Burr, Grace Green, Les Kimball, Kelly Carr, Eric Jacqui Hillard. Sheila Schumacher. Rita Fisher. Karen Bryant. Jill Sargeant. Freel (back row) Don Johnson, Kathy Frey. Alan Miller, Dennis Slabach, Don.i Lori Dennison. Elaine Williams. Selena Newton, (second row) Brian Robertson, Culver. Beth Hoffsmith, Keith More, Mark Hine, Rich Johnson. Annischa Reid. Steve Henninger, Mark Totten, Ron Snavely, Randy Ginnan, Scott Haugen, Keith Patterson, Ken Sprankle. Mark Davis. Brad Frailey (third row) Tom GaryBarnes, Scott Reist, Frank Jones, David Machovec, Phil Atkins Aldridge. J J. Yelvington. Priscilla Coleman. Diane Tower, Lisa Sumner, Kathy
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'Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges' includes 45 LBC seniors 1 he 1982 edition of "Who's Who A m o n g Students in American Universities and Colleges" carried the names of 45 students from Liberty Baptist College. C a m p u s nominating committees and editors of the annual directory have included the names of the students based on their academic achievement, service to the community, leadership in extracurricular activities and future potential. Other Who's W h o members not pictured include: Vickie Clemons, Rebecca Egle, Craig H a m m , Susan Jones, Richie Kelly, Jim O'Neill, Shari Ray, David Rhoades, Timothy Schimkus, Sharon Snodgrass, and Rhonda Youst.
Steve Sisler, Tyree Wooldridge, Karen Richardson, Deborah Nelson, David Early, Cynthia Reed, Douglas Monahan, Jonathan Stewar Stillwell, Treva Woodley, Ellis French, Beth Ann Hoffsmith.
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Billy Nelson, Jacqueline Hillard, Roger Murphy, Sandra Jean Thomas, Robin Arbuckle, James Rawlings, Kathy Frey, Kim Galbraith, Susan Lawman, Steve Wells.
Michael Salsbury, Steve Gardner, Cindy Burr, Lisa Blackford, James Blume, Randall Zook. Kimberly Johnson, Linwood Brown.
C l a s s e s and studies are usually not a student's favorite aspect of college â€” even though they are supposedly in college to study. Each division was different and each was seeking to grow and improve. Individual faculty m e m b e r s were also different. O n e graduate returned to teach and coach. O n e had his life affected when he worked at a neon-sign factory. Another answers letters written to a popular American. Academics and faculty had an impact on students and students had an impact on the faculty through their effort.
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Inside 173 A voice of experience Board chairman addresses concerns of business students. 181 Pride In A Growing program Priority placed on excellence. 186 H e no longer gambles on eternity Working at a neon sign factory changed his life. 190 Bricky returns in Airtime Airtime returns with Bricky II as the main feature. 192 Progressive changes Plans for change in a growing division.
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Dr. A. Pierre Guillermin, president
Bill Paul, vice president of financial and administrative affairs
Bill Barton, personnel director Paul Clark, special assistant to the office of the president Tom Diggs, director of admissions
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Computers quicken registration process In line with the fact that Liberty Baptist College is characterized by growth and change, the registration and check-in procedures were updated through computerization to accommodate the college's lar-
gest student body ever. In the fall of 1981, long as three hours to complete, took only a record 3,262 students in the college and approximately 20 mintues. 143 students in the seminary went through Another contributing factor to the sucregistration in record time and with record cess was that faculty m e m b e r s were m u c h efficiency as well. more involved in advising students. StuImprovements were m a d e in all areas. A dents met with faculty advisors, selected great deal of the work which was previous- classes, filled out their forms in the advily done during and after check-in was com- sor's office and simply dropped the completed (through the aid of computers) prior pleted forms in the registration area. The to check-in. This helped alleviate long lines students were able to receive their schedand m a d e information about dormitories ules the following morning via their dormiand post office box numbers immediately tory resident assistant or through their available. post office box if they were off-campus Probably the greatest improvement real- residents. ized as a result of the computerized proThe computer process was also used for gram was in the student class registration advance registration during second semesprocess. According to Bill Paul, vice presi- ter. Returning students signed up for fall dent of administrative and business affairs, classes to lessen the workload for the fola process which once took students as lowing fall. A s m a n y businesses and colleges adapt computers, L B C also changes as it grows. â€” John Schlesinger
Dr. Earl Mills, director of institutional research and planning June McHaney, registrar Don Leslie, accounting director
Dr. Glenn Sumrall, associate academic dean Carl Schreiber, budget director Chuck Rife, advising center
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Business is serious business /Vspects which reflect on the entire college are normally taken seriously within the college. So it is with the division of business at LBC. According to division chairman Dr. M a x Wellman, the quality of a school's business graduates is an instant reflection on a school. "Business is a very severe discipline," Wellman said, "It has to be that way, because if it's not, it can ruin a college in no time." Wellman spoke with a sense of pride as he explained the placement services which the division provides and he talked of practical training which is part of the college's curriculum. He said the division has written to over 700 companies concerning job placement for graduates and has received m a n y replies inviting students to send resumes. Wellman stressed the importance of job placement because of the mindset of business majors. "In business they're more vocational minded," he said. "They're preparing for vocational careers. Of course they want to be employed, so it's important for us to place people." The division's placement program is enhanced further by practical courses such as the senior level corporate finance class. Through the Small Business Institute Program, three teams of students serve as consultants for small business firms suffering problems. Wellman said, "The students are under the direction of professors w h o give clues and direct the program. These students have a lot of knowledge that they can bring to bear and often it's too expensive for the business to hire a professional." The students gain the practical knowledge needed in one of the six different majors offered. The division, which was formalized in 1977, n o w has 510 students
as majors, 163 as minors and graduated 65 students in the class of '82. The majors include accounting, business administration and management, executive secretarial science, finance and two business education degrees in office processes and stenography. The division carried 12 full-time faculty m e m b e r s and
Freshman Pam Alford, an executive secretarial science major from Independence, Ky., practices her typing. Executive secretarial science is one of six majors offered by the business division.
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plans to add two more in 1982. The practical courses, placement programs and future developments of the department will hopefully continue being a sharp reflection on LBC. — Paul Stoltzfus
A voice of experience cited Volcker as the reason the inflation rate has fallen. The board chairman also said the people of America have asked for "Reaganomics." He said Reagan has proposed "a course correction in economics." Butler also answered pre-written questions from the business students and addressed practical issues such as h o w to obtain a job or what qualities companies look for when hiring. "The key is h o w close did you c o m e to using 1 0 0 % of the mental and physical capabilities you had," said Butler. "I would urge you to let that be the measure of yourself," he said. "The thing that has always driven m e is not whether I would get recognized, but whether 1 had done m y job to the best of m y ability." Butler's words showed a respect for the American economic system. "Our ethic of individual responsibility for Business majors had a special session with Procter achievement, I think, gives us an unand Gamble board chairman Owen Brad Butler on beatable edge." April 26, 1982. Butler has an optimistic view of the â€” Paul Stoltzfus
1 he voice of experience normally catches the attention of the listeners because of the practical knowledge gained by heeding the advice from qualified individuals. April 26 w a s no exception for business majors of Liberty Baptist College. Following the usual Monday morning chapel service, business majors gathered to listen to O w e n Brad Butler, board chairman of Procter and Gamble. Despite media figures on the inflated economy, Butler spoke optimistically about the economy. "Our economy is today healthier than it has been in at least ten years," Butler said. " W e are n o w back to a foundation from which w e can grow." The foundation, according to Butler, was built on the actions of Federal Reserve Commission head, Paul Volcker. Butler
economy and urged students to learn to work to their fullest potential.
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Students are core of Christian service aL-et s stand for the invitation. No one leaving please except the m a n y Christian service workers and Sunday School teachers." This was a c o m m o n statement m a d e by Dr. Falwell on Sunday mornings, but Christian service involved not only Sunday mornings, but also Sunday nights, Wednesday nights, Saturdays and every other day of the week. Each student was required to enroll in a Christian service each semester. Freshmen were enrolled in T h o m a s Road Baptist Church ministries and Christian service Ethics class. For thefirsttime, sophomores were able to choose a Christian service instead of being enrolled in a class. Along with juniors and seniors, they chose from ministries which included children's ministries, bus ministry, youth jail ministry, athletic ministries, choral or instrumental groups and m a n y other areas. Whether it was a class or involvement in an area of T h o m a s Road, Christian service was an important part of each student's year. â€” Karen Millison and Paul Stoltzfus Senior Cynthia King worked applying makeup during Scare Mare. Many students participated in the Scare Mare as volunteers.
Freshman Doris Ellis listens intently during Christian Ethics class. The class was a requirement for freshmen.
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Sophomore Brian Overcast worked with the Heard basketball team as part of the children's ministry. Overcast coached his team to the championship. Gloria Moulder, a sophomore, puts the finishing touches on her makeup for Scare Mare during Halloween. Moulder was also part of the Youthquest singing team.
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Instilling a n ability to communicate " W e need to develop a strong outreach 1 he ability to communicate is a necessity for a student planning a career. That is of the division which w e have not had bew h y the division of communications at fore," Garlock said. " W e also need to develop a two-pronged program which will L B C seeks to develop that skill. According to chairman Dr. Don Garlock, give students exposure in different areas." the division of communication, which inThe outreach of the division was accomcludes English, journalism, drama, foreign plished through the initiation of a debate language and speech, tries to "develop in a and forensics team under the direction of person the ability to send a message and new communications faculty member, have that message m e a n the same when it Cecil Kramer. The strong showing of the gets to the other person." debate and forensics team accomplished Garlock said the division must work to m u c h for the school, according to Garlock. meet that goal in two specific areas during Another element which increased the outthe year. reach of the division w a s a weekly radio
program on W R V L which introduced various division faculty m e m b e r s to people in the community. The division's "two-pronged program" gives students experience in several different areas under the general field of communications. A student could combine English and journalism or English and drama and other combinations. Speech can be
Drama courses are part of the division of communications curriculum. Here division chairman Dr. Donald Garlock gives last minute instructions to the cast of "Oedipus, the King, " which he directed.
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included in a student's studies also. school year. Dr. Dennis Lowry was brought " W e need to develop a program that in to teach journalism. Lowry is part of the better suits the needs of our graduates," preparation to institute a journalism major Garlock said. "Our graduates are expected in the future. to have multiple abilities in different Stephan W e d a n was added to the faculty in the drama area. Wedan, a former areas." The chairman mentioned state require- actor and play director, has helped imments as the measure of the division's suc- prove the basic acting classes and has cess. "turned around our basic acting program," "The state requirements set the tone. according to Garlock. Sharon Hahnlen began teaching French W e have to be constantly gearing up for our graduate's needs," he said. " W h e n and Marilyn Nutter began teaching speech they leave here, what will they be able to pathology, also in preparation for a future do?" speech pathology program. A highlight of the 1981-82 year for the Along with Kramer, four other n e w faculty members were added in the 1981-82 division according to Garlock w a s the use
of the N e w York Institute of Photography course in conjunction with the Basic N e w s Photography class. The N e w York Institute of Photography is a highly regarded professional school and for the first time the Institute permitted a school to teach the program. Garlock said that w a s the first time any college was enabled to direct the class with its o w n personnel. All of these goals, changes and additions will enable the division to train Christian communicators w h o can effectively and clearly send out messages in whatever field they work, because communication is a basic need in any area. â€” Paul Stoltzfus
Communications faculty: (front row) Thomas Brinkley. Teresa Brinkley. Sharon Hahnlen, Marilyn Nutter, Tobyann Davis. Marshall Samuelson (second row) Don Harrison. David Towles. Alice Mawdsley. Ruth Chamberlain. Irene Larson. Joyce Wipf. Stephen Wedan. Elmer Soden (back row) David Allison. Tim Whelan. Russell Daubert. Dennis Lowry. Ken Rowlette. Cecil Kramer. William Gribbin. Robert Allen Suhail Hanna, Donald Garlock. chairman, (not pictured) Olga Kronmeyer. Wilma Sherwin
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Barlow enjoys various responsibilities /Vfter 14 years in the ministry as a university pastor, Dr. Daniel Barlow m a d e the transition into education as a college professor. According to Barlow, the transition was not an easy one because of his success as a university pastor. Barlow, originally from Elizabeth, Pa., said, "As a university pastor, I usually only worked with kids in the youth group and this w a s frustrating to m e . I felt I w a s only working with 5 percent of the youth, and that there were still 95 percent that were not being reached. In teaching, 1 could bring Christian values to m a n y more young people." A n important goal of Barlow's is "to help students see h o w faith and learning can be integrated in their lives." Barlow looks for a real comitment to Christ in a student. If the student does not have that committment, he hopes to help the student m o v e toward that goal. He also looks for a student w h o is "willing to really give themselves to learning and acquiring knowledge." Lastly, he looks for an "ability to relate with other people." A student w h o has these qualities, he
feels, will be well-rounded spiritually, intellectually, and socially. He then hopes that "the student will become a person w h o will m a k e good Christ-centered decisions." Barlow heard of Liberty Baptist College like m a n y others, by watching Dr. Jerry Falwell on "The Old Time Gospel Hour" television program. After watching the program for about two years, Barlow gradually became interested. He liked the fact that Dr. Falwell was solid in his doctrine and that he w a s trying to m a k e a difference in society. Barlow then heard that L B C needed teachers in education, so he wrote to the school and was invited for an interview. In the fall of 1978, he arrived on the c a m p u s ready to teach. Barlow's family supported him in his decision to move. His wife, Wilma, teaches math and computer programming here at LBC. His two sons also c a m e with him. The oldest, w h o is 25, plans to enter medical school to become a neurosurgeon. His younger son, 21, is employed with the Allied Security Company. Barlow, w h o met his wife during a halloween party at Franklin College, said,
" W e always kid each other by saying that w e thought the other one w a s wearing a mask." They dated all through college, then graduated and married on the same day. After his undergraduate work, he went to Colgate-Rochester Divinity School in Rochester, N.Y., and received a master of Divinity in Theology. H e also received a master of arts in education with an emphasis on guidance and counseling. Later he received a doctor of education from Arizona State. In 1975, he went to the University of Cincinnati and did s o m e post-doctorate work in crisis intervention and mental health. H e also worked at Purdue University in the area of learning disabilities. Barlow has served as a dean and associate dean of a college. Barlow's last four years on the L B C campus have not been idle ones. Aside from his regular teaching duties, he has also found time to be involved in the task of writing a textbook for the Education 311 class, Hu-
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m a n Development and Learning. T h e tentative title of the book is "Educational Psychology: The Teaching-Learning Process." He describes writing the book as "a pain and a joy." O n the positive side, Barlow said that writing a book is a joy because "I do want to share what the Lord has given m e in the area of knowledge. T h e Lord has put an urge in m e to write. I feel I have a definite leading to write, and that's what keeps m e going when the obstacles get heavy." H e also said, " L B C encourages its professors to write, and when you do write, you hope that it will help the college to be seen in a better light and bring more credit to its name." O n the negative side, Barlow says noise and time are two pains to overcome in writing a book. Barlow must have the absolute quiet that he needs. Barlow said, "The load that a faculty m e m b e r has the privilege to carry does not allow a great amount of time for writing, especially if he is active in the community or in a christian service at church." Although he does do a small amount of writing during the school year, he does the bulk of his writing in the summer. Even with a full load of classes and the job of writing a textbook, Barlow still finds time to perform another service — that of answering m a n y of Dr. Falwell's letters. After his first year of teaching at L B C ,
and not wanting to sit around all s u m m e r without anything to do, Barlow went to Dr. Ed Hindson and asked if he needed help in the counseling center. H e did not, but said that they did need someone to answer s o m e of Dr. Falwell's mail. Hindson referred him to Dr. Falwell's administrative assistant and Dr. Barlow began his summer job. W h e n the s u m m e r ended though, Barlow continued to answer the letters and has been doing so for the last three years. He does not answer the routine letters. H e does answer those which contain special problems, such as theological questions, problem solving, or people w h o are upset about certain issues. H e says that there are others w h o can answer the letters but that he receives the bulk of them. This service takes a lot of time and extra work, but he enjoys it, because for one, he simply likes to write. Another reason is that he feels his background enables him to approach the problems in the letters in a w a y that Dr. Falwell would want him to. H e also feels it "is a good w a y to really become involved and k n o w what is going on in other aspects of the ministry." Barlow feels it broadens and deepens his view of the total ministry. Along with teaching, writing and answering letters, Barlow still manages to find time for a few hobbies. Hunting is a favorite hobby, and he hunts everything from rabbit to deer.
The seashore is another place of enjoyment for him. "1 can sit and watch the ocean for hours. It shows m e the majesty of God and the power of His creation." T h e seashore, Barlow says, is also a good place to witness. H e is also an old railroad buff and enjoys riding trains or model railroading. Sports are another area of interest to Barlow. H e played football and baseball in college and even had an offer to play for the St. Louis Cardinals, which he turned d o w n in order to go to seminary. Barlow definitely agrees with Dr. Falwell in his idea of success, which is, "Finding the will of God as early as possible in life, and staying in it all of your life." Personally, he feels that success has three parts. First of all, success is "finding yourself in the will of God." Secondly, "once you're in the will of God, use whatever talents He's given you to achieve." A n d thirdly, "by achieving in the will of God, that in turn can be used by the Lord to reach other lives for Christ." Barlow said, "Success is being happy about what you have achieved in the will of God." Barlow's activity-filled life and unique opportunities as an L B C college professor have formed the ingredients for his o w n success formula. — Karen Millison
Education faculty: (front row) Maurice Stone. Garth Runion. chairman, Carolyn Diemer, Mary Lou Fink (second row) Grace Liddle Lila Bruckner, Mary Lou Garlock. Margaret Rickards. Sherry Wilson, Alvin Hickey. John Donaldson, Ellen Soden, Wade Locy, John Pantana Mrs Stone. Pauline Donaldson. Ann McFarland. George Livesay (back row) Daniel Barlow
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Success through involvement Integration is the key to success," said Music Chairman Dave Randlett. "I have to have both m y family and m y job. M y job has to have both church involvement and school involvement." Dave Randlett was born and schooled in Pittsburgh, Pa. He attended Boston University to obtain his bachelor's degree in music education with a concentration in voice. Later, he went to grad school in Nashville, Tenn. While in Nashville, Randlett taught at Freewill Baptist College. During his eight years of teaching there, Professor Randlett was introduced to the college through the "Old Time Gospel Hour." "I only c a m e to visit s o m e friends in Lynchburg. I didn't want a job," declared Randlett, "but before I left Lynchburg the school had placed an application in m y hands and told m e to think about it." The college was then in its second year. The result of being offered the application was that by the following fall he c a m e to L B C to teach. His first position was the Coordinator of the Division of Music Education. In January, 1974, Dave Randlett became the director of the "Old Time Gospel Hour" choir. In July of that s a m e year, he was
named Chairman of the Division of Music. "It hit m e like an explosion, the w a y they emphasized the family," said Profesor Randlett. "I loved it. It was so positive and helpful to m e . M y family is like the melody and m y job is just the harmony that aids in carrying it along with ease and beauty." Dave Randlett is a family m a n w h o interweaves his family and his job together. He loves teaching music, but a weekend at the beach or lake with his family has the s a m e satisfying enjoyment as his job of teaching. Randlett's philosophy of music is that it ought to achieve artistic excellence, but it should also communicate something to the listener. "If it's church music, it should not lose its ministry at the expense of artistic excellence." Dave Randlett teaches senior music education classes, three church music classes and an internship in church music besides directing the "Old Time Gospel Hour" choir and spending at least 10-12 hours a week conducting the Sounds of Liberty. Randlett stated that to be restricted to just teaching or to be restricted to just functioning in the church's music department would leave him half empty. T o Dave Randlett his work at the school and his
work at the church are each like half notes in a four/ four measure; they are both needed to m a k e it complete. A s Division of Music Chairman, Randlett's duties include faculty development and recruiting, curriculum development, budget and finance development and overseeing everyday operations. He also is involved in s o m e committees. The future holds a stronger music department and, someday, a doctorate degree for Professor Randlett. He hopes to receive a degree in post secondary education of music. Randlett wants to strengthen the department by improving the string program, becoming accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music and by updating the curriculum. "I'm contented," said Randlett, "I have both m y family and m y job. M y job entails both teaching at the college and ministering at the church. I'm happy. I'm successful." â€” Julie Ware Division chairman David Randlett is kept busy by directing the Sounds of Liberty and "The Old Time Gospel Hour" choir. Randlett has been at LBC for nine years. Pete Cannata
Pride in a growing program w. e have the highest qualified faculty," boasted Division of Music Chairman Dave Randlett, "and are graduating the highest caliber of music students of any other school in the nation." Liberty Baptist College began their m u sic program with just a choral program. Later, in 1973, the band and the concert choir were implemented. T h e fall of 1976 ushered the marching band onto the scene.
The string program and the orchestra fiddled their w a y into existence in 1979 and 1980. The first two years of the music department were spent in two dilapidated buildings. T h e next two years, they inhabited two tiny buildings across from T h o m a s Road Baptist Church and the T R B C choir room. Recitals had to be held outside. Finally, in 1975, the music department w a s
moved to the mountain. However, they had to have voice and piano classes in the old farm house for two years before the present Fine Arts Hall w a s constructed. The music department only had four professors when it w a s first implemented. N o w , there are 14 full-time teachers, all with a specific expertise and all highly qualified. "We've grown a lot in the past 11 years," said Randlett. "It's time w e sat back and reflected upon h o w to improve what w e presently have to its fullest potential rather than to expand constantly." The division is changing, but not in a major way. A new division is being formed, The Division of Fine Arts, which will encompass the present Division of Music and parts of the Division of Communication. Although the new division brings slight changes in structure, it will not change the high priority put on striving for excellence that has been so m u c h a part of the music program since the beginning. â€” Julie Ware
Some division of music faculty members also take on special groups. Here Ray Locy directs a practice of the concert band. Pete Cannatha
Music faculty: (front row) Sandra Matthes. Joan Flewell, Jane Renas (second row) Laurence Lo. James Siddons, David Ehrman. David Randlett, chairman, (back row) Kim Renas. Ray Locy, Glenn Litke. Steve Reitenour (not pictured) Esther Olin. Harvey Olin, Del Loven.
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Teacher accreditation challenged 1 he L B C biology program gained a victory in the quest for teacher accreditation in the state of Virginia on April 8, 1982, when an 8-1 vote by a State Department of Education committee recommended the program for accreditation. But on M a y 21, a second committee rejected the program to further hinder the accreditation process. The problem, according to William Jones of James Madison University, w h o w a s the lone dissenter in the first committee vote, was a phrase in the L B C catalog under the list of objectives for the study of science. Jones pointed out the phrase "to show the scientific basis for Biblical creationism" as being "dogmatic" and violat-
ing the principles of academic freedom. Dr. Terry Weaver, the L B C biology department chairman, Russell Fitzgerald, academic dean, and Garth Runion, chairm a n of the division of education, appeared before the committee during the evaluation of the program. Weaver argued that both creation and evolution are presented in the classroom at L B C because colleges would become "intellectually confining" unless they exposed students to both views. "It's the only honest way to teach science," Weaver said. "The whole idea of college is to examine and compare different ideas. It's an open forum." State accreditation would enable L B C
Professor Alexander Varkey uses a model to clearly illustrate the lesson to the students as the class looks on from behind him. Junior Patti Lutz examines a specimen under a light microscope. Lutz is a biology major from Coshocton, Ohio.
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graduates to teach biology in the state of Virginia and 30 other states. The American Civil Liberties Union presented its case before the second committee which voted d o w n the proposal. Weaver said, "The general nature of the ACLU's concern w a s that students graduating from L B C will all have a particular view on creation. State licensing of such graduates would be paramount to establishing religion in the public schools." Weaver said accreditation will continue to be pursued. The issue was to go before the State Board of Education during the s u m m e r of 1882. — Paul Stoltzfus
Biology professor Dr. Lane Lester said when he first heard creation presented as a science, it made more sense to him and he began to teach it.
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Alumna returns to teach and coach ^J)he was an active student both at Lynchburg Christian A c a d e m y and Liberty Baptist College and n o w Beth Glass is active in a new role as teacher and coach at LBC. While at LCA, she was involved in cheerleading, basketball, Softball, and was crowned homecoming queen in her senior year. After graduating from L C A in 1976, she c a m e to L B C on a volleyball scholarship which became her sport throughout college. During her four years at L B C she served the volleyball team in various ways. She was one of two student government volleyball representatives; she was voted most valuable player; and she was chosen team captain in her senior year. Overall she was noted for the consistency and enthusiasm she conveyed while on the team. After graduating from LBC, Beth attended Middle Tennessee State University
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where she earned her master's in health, physical education and recreation. "It was a struggle deciding whether or not to c o m e back," she said. She hesitated to return because she believes that m a n y times people graduate, stay in those familiar surroundings and never prove themselves. Because of this conviction,she first contacted several other places for employment. "You just have to go where God opens the doors," she said, explaining how she finally decided to teach at LBC. This was her first year as a teacher but her second as a volleyball coach. She got the opportunity to coach MTSU's women's volleyball team on a graduate assistantship which pai<J for her master's degree and a small salary besides. Then when she c a m e to L B C to teach, she was offered the volleyball coaching position as well.
Both were dreams c o m e true. She never thought she would have the chance to coach, but she did not know how she was going to get volleyball out of her system. "I knew I'd be involved in it in some way but I didn't know I'd be coaching." Beth said. Miss Glass enjoys teaching college students and making an impact on their lives through her teaching of good physical and nutritional habits. She believes that Christians have a greater responsiblity to be good examples physically and emotional'y"She has a lot of energy, a sweet spirit, and a commitment to serve the Lord," said John Caltagirone, assistant professor of Beth Glass earned a master's degree at Middle Tennesse State University and eventually plans to pursue a doctorate degree.
After coaching volleyball at Middle Tennessee State University, Glass took on the coaching responsibilities of the women's volleyball team at LBC.
Physical Education. "She relates real well with the students. They really like her," he continued. "I'm very happy here. I love the staff in m y department," Beth said. "They treat m e as an equal professional." Eventually Miss Glass plans to press on toward her doctorate but not for a while yet. She felt she needed a break from her studies and during the past year, she pursued other areas of interest, such as marriage. She was married on M a y 31, 1982 to Rodney Dalton, a former L B C football player w h o graduated with her in 1980. L B C will forever be a lasting m e m o r y for Beth Glass because as a result of her four years in college, she gained an education, a job, a coaching position, and a husband. â€” Tracy Schreiber
Physical Education faculty; (front row) John Caltigirone, Roy Yarborough, Robert Gaunt, Dale Gibson. Jim Angel, (back row) Ron Hopkins. Beth Class. Barb Dearing. Linda Farver. Pat Greenlaugh. Brenda Bonheim. Bob Bonheim.
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He no longer gambles on eternity It was a terrible fear of hell that resulted in the salvation of Jesse Odell Grooms. O n c e he w a s saved, he could not bear the idea of other people having to go there. He said the fact of people perishing was the greatest motivating factor that led him to be a soulwinner. Although the Gospel seems to continually flow from him now, his mind w a s not always on spiritual matters. G r o o m s was born in Fairview, Texas, and raised in Arizona, Whitton and Odon, Texas, by a godly mother. She was a born-
again Christian, yet he did not become one until later in life. "The reason she never questioned m e about being saved is because she had such convictions and was such a God-fearing w o m a n , that I lived a fairly good moral life in her presence," Grooms said. Six months after Grooms married, he c a m e into contact with an athiest w h o influenced him to become a professional gambler. He attended the funeral of his first cousin, AVi years later, where the reali-
ty of eternity, in view of the events of his past, brought him under deep conviction of his need for salvation. At the funeral, "the chaplain said, 'he looked up in m y face just before he died and said, 'I know I a m prepared and ready to meet m y Master.' God spoke to m e and
J.O. Grooms instructs students on evangelism techniques. Grooms said evangelism is the application and outlet of Bible study. Brian Sullivan
he said, 'J.O. will you die a Christian or will you die a gambler?' A n d I said, I k n o w m y mother is a Christian so I'll die a Christian," Grooms remembered. He began searching for G o d at that point in his life, knowing that he was lost but not knowing h o w to be saved because there was no one to explain salvation to him. W e e k after week he visited churches of various denominations. After visiting one such church at the invitation of a Sunday school teacher, the pastor visited him and shared Scripture with him about h o w to be saved. T h e pastor left him s o m e literature to ponder. Grooms c a m e to the conclusion that the message of salvation w a s true, despite its
simplicity, and he returned to the church the following Sunday and got saved. G r o o m s grew in the Lord rapidly. W h e n he w a s 4-years-old in the Lord, after schooling, he pastored his first church in Dallas, Texas. H e pastored churches for a while and then went into full-time Christian evangelism for three years before joining the T h o m a s Road Baptist Church staff. While on a crusade in Independence, Mo., he met Dr. Jerry Falwell for the first time. Falwell had been preaching in Kansas City. They met again a few months later and Falwell invited him to join the staff of T h o m a s Road Baptist Church. "He told m e that I w a s the only m a n he knew of that had a scripture memorization program coupled with a soulwinning program," G r o o m s said. G r o o m s joined the staff in 1970 and stayed until 1973. At that time he pursued full-time evangelism once again until 1977 w h e n he rejoined the T R B C staff. Throughout his Christian life G r o o m s has been an avid soulwinner. Within three months of his conversion he started winning people to Christ. "From the very day that I got saved I had a red hot, burning desire to win people
to Christ," he said. G r o o m s attributes this burden for the lost to a vision of hell he had before his salvation. A s a young man, he worked in a neon sign factory which had a furnace. A fellow worker likened it to what hell must be like and Grooms took it as a warning from God. Along with his burden for souls, J.O. G r o o m s also has a method. "The secret is studying the Bible and witnessing all the time. You can study the Bible all the time but unless you're witnessing and using the Bible, it doesn't m e a n very m u c h to you because you're not finding the application and outlet for which you're studying." Not only does he practice soulwinning himself, he also disciples others on h o w to be soulwinners. Twice a week he teaches a class of telephone evangelism students in which, motivated by his testimony and past experiences, he demonstrates practical soulwinning techniques over the telephone. J.O. G r o o m s is walking proof that God can salvage a life and m a k e it effective and useful for his service. â€” Tracy Schreiber
Grooms talks into an attachment which enables students to hear both sides of the phone conversation. Brian Sullivan
Religion faculty: (front row) William Matheny. Robert Knutson. Nevin Alwine. Elmer Towns, Ed Hindson, Lee Bruckner, Gerald Kroll, Jim Freerksen (back row) Wayne Brindle. Larry Haag. Elmer Jantz, Harvey Hartman, Ed Dobson, Jim Stephens, Neal Williams. Paul Fink, Lee Hahnlen. Gary Habermas, Don Rickards. Dave Adams, Dave Beck, John Graham. Herb Owens, (not pictured) Ron Sauer, Dan Mitchell.
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"Philosophical Basis for A m e r i c a n PoliVlrateful for a break from the routine of cial Sciences, served as conference hosts. classes, students at Liberty Baptist College Republican Senator from Colorado, Bill tics." faced the "Understanding Politics Confer- Armstrong, stated in a feature address that E v a n s w a r n e d of "people in seats of p o w e r w h o are committed believers in sece n c e " with understandable uncertainty "the idea that Western civilization is headular h u m a n i s m . T h e y w a n t to i m p o s e their since this w a s the first time such a confer- ing toward a collapse is suprisingly prevatheology on the rest of us. T h e y don't want e n c e w a s held at L B C . lent in high level offices." T h e history of the college is a parade of A s e n c o u r a g e m e n t to students to be- Biblical competition." E v a n s expressed that those secular hum a n y first's with the political conference c o m e involved in the political arena, Senaheld o n the c a m p u s February 8 a n d 9, tor Armstrong said, "Christians bring mormanists w h o heavily criticize theMoral M a being o n e of the m o s t recent additions. al absolutes to the political process. This jority and similar organizations for involvem e n t in politics, a n d accuse the " n e w T h e conference w a s sponsored b y the country cannot survive as a nation with a Division of Social Sciences of the college relative moral standard." for the purpose of informing students o n Conference activities also included varThe two-day conference included many speakers inthe workings of the political system. Dr. ious workshops. M . Stanton Evans, colum- volved in the political arena. Here, Paul Weyrich a Jerry Falwell, Dr. A. Pierre Guillermin, and nist for the "Los Angeles T i m e s " Syndi- dresses the audience as part of a four-member panel. B o y d Rist, C h a i r m a n of the Division of So- cate, spoke in o n e such meeting o n the Brian Sullivan
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right" of wanting to "Christianize America" are hypocritical. "It's the secular humanists w h o are the theocrats, trying to impose their beliefs on others," Evans said. Evans reminded those attending, "The state does not exist outside of the providence of God." H e encouraged Christians to be informed and get involved. The list of speakers included other dignitaries, such as: Dr. Robert Billings, Special Assistant to the Secretary of the Department of Education; Richard Dingman, Executive Director of the Republican Study Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives; John T. Dolan, National Chairman of the National Conservative Foundation; Wyatt Durrette, attorney, and former Republican candidate for Virginia Attorney General; M a x Graeber, Dean of University College, University of Richmond, and political consultant; Michael Horowitz, Counsel to the Director of the Office of Management and Budget; and attorney John Whitehead, special constitutional consul-
tant to the Center for L a w and Religious Freedom of the Christian Legal Society. T h e highlight of the conference was the featured address by the former Polish A m bassador Romuald Spasowski and his wife, W a n d a . In his first public speech after resigning from his post with Socialist Poland, he challenged and encouraged the hearts of students and faculty as he pledged his allegience to freedom. Spasowski reminded students, "The time will c o m e in the not-too-distant future w h e n in your hands, in your minds and hearts the destiny of this great country will be shaped." According to Boyd Rist, conference host, several hundred hours went into planning the "Understanding Politics Conference." Preparations began late in the summer of 1981 and continued through the fall and into the n e w year with the final arrangements being m a d e just before the beginning of the conference. Rist stated the purpose of the conference was, "To give students, faculty m e m bers and guests a philosophical basis w h y
Christians should be involved in politics, and acquaint the s a m e people with the conservative political tradition." Rist explained that the "Understanding Politics Conference" w a s designed to present a "broad picture on a variety of issues" from a conservative viewpoint. Through the workshop sessions, students were given information on where and h o w to get involved in the political realm. According to Rist, plans are being m a d e for future political seminars, but there is "no specific form as of yet." Though students entered the first political conference uncertain and curious they emerged with valuable information and were challenged to be more involved citizens. — Lois A n n e Bazen
Social Sciences faculty: (front row) Jerry Combee. Clinton Browne, Boyd Rist, chairman (second row) Lila Robinson, Gordon Patric, Dave Miller. Mark Steinhoff, Harry Caltigirone (back row) Philip Captain, Stephen Witham. James Treece, Don Rickards. Cline Hall, Barry Fowle (not pictured) J T Houk, Douglas John
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II was the main feature in the 1982 edition of Airtime sponsored by Student Affairs. Bricky II, alias Dean Ed Dobson, returned to the ring this year for the first time since 1980 when Rocky I was popular. Since the return of Rocky II to the theatres, Bricky II has also been in great demand. Bricky originated as one of the Airtime features back in the 1979-80 school year. He entered the ring amidst reporters, photographers and security people w h o were there for his protection. He was introduced to the crowd of fans through a slide presentation of his training career. The slides were shot mainly on the streets of downtown Lynchburg, and featured Dean Dobson "jogging" up the steps on Church Street and training at the meat market. Almost 100 people were involved in the first Bricky prize fight, including those w h o wrote the script, the photographers, security people and the reporters. According to Dan Henderson, Bricky II w a s not as difficult to organize and perform because it was a repeat of Bricky I. Only about 20 people were involved in this year's production. The whole Airtime program was started by Dan Henderson in 1977 as a campaign tactic. "It w a s just a crazy idea that I had for a
campaign when I was running for student body president," Henderson said. The first Airtime featured Henderson himself as the presidential candidate. In the production, he pulled up in a Rolls Royce, became the target of an assasination attempt and was asked rigged questions by reporters. Henderson's "crazy idea" resulted in his election to the Student Government office. Dean of Students Ed Dobson, was often featured in later Airtimes. S o m e of his prominent roles were President of the United States, an Irish cop in N e w York City, Chief Scaredy Pants, the White Shadow and a contestant on the g a m e show "Let's M a k e A Deal" in which he actually w o n a sports car which the students had built for him.
Dobson was surprised when he was asked to appear once again as Bricky. "I thought we'd buried him the first time," he said. A s to appearing in future Airtimes, Dobson replied with a grin, "I'm getting too old for that stuff." The 1982 Airtime also included a wet weather fashion show hosted by Diane Crider, and a hair tonic demonstration featuring Dean Dane Emerick and Les Long, Assistant Dean of Men. The purpose of this year's Airtime was "mainly just to encourage the students and to give the Student Affairs staff an opportunity to promote a positive image," Henderson said. "The crowd seemed to like it real well. They enjoyed seeing the deans in a different type of setting." — Tracy Schreiber
Bricky speaks with confidence about his upcoming fight with the challenger as he is interviewed by Howard Cosell (Jim Stanley).
Dean Dane Emerick volunteered as the subject of Les Long's hair tonic demonstration. The tonic demonstration included a raw egg being broken on his head.
Dr. Long unveils the finished results of his hair tonic — a full head of curly black hair.
Ed Dobson dean of students
After revelling in his victory over the challenger, Bricky II (Ed Dobson) scampers from the ring as the Incredible Hulk (Bill Gillespie) appears out of the shadows.
John Baker associate dean of students
Eleanor Henderson dean of w o m e n
Dane Emerick dean of m e n
Lamar Keener assistant dean of students
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Progressive changes •Starting in the fall of 1982, the television, radio and film department will have a new name; the department of telecommunications. Along with the n a m e will c o m e m a n y n e w opportunities for majors and minors alike. During 1981-82, the telecommunications department, under the direction of Dr. Carl Windsor, had an enrollment of 155, which was larger than at any other Christian college. The department planned to offer five majors and three minors in the fall of 1982. The department had several practice rooms, its o w n c a m p u s radio station, W L B U , and was also heavily involved with W R V L . O n the television side, the department had three television cameras (three color), n e w editing equipment and a control room. Before Dr. Windsor came, in the s u m m e r of 1979, things were m u c h different. Senior Craig H a m m recalls, " W h e n I started here at L B C in 1978, w e basically had no facilities. W e only had one radio practice room and two old black and white T V cameras. Not only did w e not have our o w n classrooms, but our professors didn't even have offices. On-the-air experience as far as radio goes, was non-existent. N o w , not only is there W L B U , but juniors and seniors can work at W R V L . I feel that I have re-
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involved. The IRB had its o w n job referral ceived a great education, and I a m happy service for its m e m b e r s and m a n y LBC God led m e here." Lisa Landrey, a freshman from Vin- students found employment through this cennes, Ind., was also excited about the service. The department also has a wide variety telecommunications department. A s she put it, "Before I c a m e here I had no training of plans for its future. There are plans to upgrade and expand its television prowhatsoever in radio. Now, because of m y classes and W L B U , I'll be working at gram, both in equipment and in facilities. W B R G in Madison Heights. I feel that both Also in the works are plans to m a k e W L B U the academics and the practicum of our an on-the-air, fully operational radio station department are tops and I'm excited about with its o w n low-frequency F M band. This finishing out here and going on to what would give students more actual on-the-air God has for m e to do." experience than is n o w possible. Another freshman, Jay Madas, also In a world with a population numbering liked working at W L B U . Jay said, "You get 4.5 billion people, and growing daily, it is a lot of experience at W L B U for later in life, obvious that qualified Christians are needbut it's also fun. I can't wait for next year ed in both radio and television if this world and the things w e have planned for the is to be reached for Christ. The television, station." radio and film department is working hard The department of telecommunications to meet that need. also had two placement programs for sen— Richard Scales iors w h o graduated from the department. They had an internship program in which students worked in their field with a station The TVRF Division gives students not only hands-on in their h o m e area. L B C also had seven experience, but also a chance to 'star' in front of the students working at W S E T television, camera as well. Here Jonathan Paul adjusts the camera to get a better picture of Mike Burnett. Channel 13, in Lynchburg. The department also placed seniors Senior Trudy Goff awaits the cue from the director to through the International Religious Broad- adjust a microphone level during a TV class produccasters. L B C had the largest membership tion. of any school in the IRB with 70 students
LBC Photo Rick Cummings, Jim Pickering. Carl Windsor. Don Scholefield, Fred Haas
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T h e y have finally m a d e it. Nearly every student looks forward to that final year w h e n they will don a cap and gown and receive their diploma. Four seniors are looked at personally in this section. O n e was a shy high school boy w h o graduates as a drama major. O n e graduate plans to m a k e his living by talking. Another plans to m a k e it with her writing. Still another plans to build by preaching. S o m e seniors will go on to seminary or graduate school in hopes of increasing their impact on others. S o m e will find jobs and settle down. Others m a y have adventures ahead which they never would have dreamed of, but each person will always be unique.
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Inside 2 0 0 Sportscasting is a rocky road 'I want to become a household name.' 2 0 8 Richardson sells first film script The reality of professional experience. 216 J a m e s Garner: Husband, Student and Actor 'There's no such thing as a small part.' 218 Smith to exchange pitching for preaching A pitcher and a preacher?
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Richard A d a m s Madison Heights, Va. Pastoral Theresa Akins Upper Marlboro, Md. English John Albury Nassau, Bahamas Christian Ministries Timothy Amon Sandy Lake, Pa. Psychology
Debra Appel Bradshaw, Md. Educational Ministries Tom Andrews Truth or Consequences, N M Radio Robin Arbuckle Bloomington, III. Music Education Rosalind Ardinger Hagerstown, Md. Elementary Education
Gypsie Arnold Reidsville, N.C. Elementary Education Joyce Arnold Winchester, Va. Psychology Cindy Arsnoe Houghton Lake, Mich. Elementary Education Connie Ashworth Hakers Island, N.C. Elementary Education
Kim Aycock South Bend, Ind. Physical Education Judy Ayers Appomattox, Va. Elementary Education Wanda Bacon Newark, Del. Secretarial Science Robert Baer Goshen, Ind. Pastoral
Susan Bagley Warwick, R.I. Psychology Mickey Baker Abbeville, Ala. Elementary Education Ronaele Ball Huntsville, Ala. Missions A m y Bargar Coral Springs, Fla. Psychology 196/Seniors
David Baron South Bend, Ind. Pastoral Donna Basham Moneta, Va. Business Administration Linda Beardsley Kennedy, N.Y. Physical Educational William Beck Pittsburg, Pa. Christian Ministries
Anthony Beckles Freeport, Grand Bahamas Accounting Kerry Beckstrom Spring, Texas Elementary Education Jeff Bennett Scotts, Mich. Religion Joyce Bischoff M o n m o u t h Junction, N.J. Elementary Education
Tim Black Scotts, Mich. Pastoral Dawna Blank Mill Run, Pa. Physical Education Kevin Blazs Brighton, Mich. Political Science Charles Bledsoe Gate City, Va. Pastoral
Jim Blume Forest Hill, W.Va. Biology Karen Booker St. Louis, Mo. Physical Education Gary Boven Burton, Mich. Pastoral Deanna Bowersock Spencerville. Ohio Elementary Education
Majean Bowles Toledo, Ohio Elementary Education Vicky Boyd Cincinnati, Ohio Elementary Education David Brandolini Williamstown. N J Youth Paul Brennan Glens Falls. N Y Past' Seniors/ 197
Jana Brewer Lynchburg, Va. Missions Robert Brindle San Diego, Calif. Youth Mark Brooks Lynchburg, Va. Business Administration Lisa Brouillette Rock Hill, S.C. Sacred Music
Dale Brown Altoona, Pa. Psychology Dan Brown Middletown, Ohio Christian Ministries Doug Brown Newfield, N.Y. Radio Linwood Brown Houston, Texas History Education
Bonnie Brunner Lynchburg, Va. Music Education Cindy Burr Evans City, Pa. Elementary Education Robert Burton Pinole, Calif. Accounting Diane Butler Ashland, Ky. Speech Pathology
Cathy Canfield Norwich, Vt. History Education Sharon Carderelli Ephrata, Pa. Youth Janie Carver Robinson, III. Business Administration Paul Carey Nassau, Bahamas Accounting
David Chase Lafayette, Ind. Youth Kathy Christi Lockport, N.Y. Elementary Education Pam Clapp Burlington, N.C. Elementary Education Mark Clark Glenelg, Md. Physical Education
Brian Clauser Southbend, Ind. Business Administration Victoria Clemens Pottstown, Pa. Music Education Deborah Cleveland Crawfordsville, Ind. Elementary Education Michelle Cobb Madison, Conn. Elementary Education
Steve Coffey Norfolk, Va. History Education Priscilla Coleman Lakeland, Fla. Elementary Education Lawrence Cousins Richmond. Va. Pastoral Jerry Cooke Greensboro, N.C. Associate of Arts
Lawrence Cox Washington, D.C. Pastoral Bill Crago Sykesville, Md. Youth Rick Crider Lancaster, Pa Business Sharon Crowe Martinsburg, W.Va. Elementary Education
Lauralla Culbertson Gretna, Va. Biology Dona Culver Lakeland, Fla. Psychology Debbie Carvin Parma, Ohio Missions Ray Daniel Forsyth, Ga. Christian Ministries
Kim C. Davidson Pulaski, Va. Business Education Ken Davis Merritt Island. Fla. Youth Lori A. Davis Farmington Hills, Mich English Perry Ellon Dickens Jr Roanoke Rapids. N.C Physii al F ducation Seniors/ 199
Sportscasting is a Rocky road 1 or a young m a n 21-years-old, Rocky Erickson has set high goals. O n e of those goals is to become a household n a m e a m o n g station owners when they think of covering sports. " W h e n a Christian station owner thinks of first class sports information I want him to think of Rocky Erickson," he said. Born and raised in Montana, Erickson first started sportscasting in his junior year of high school as a play-by-play announcer and a color commentator for over 50 games on seven radio stations. After graduation from high school, Erickson wanted to enroll in a broadcasting school in Minneapolis, Minnesota, or to attend Biola University in California. But the Old Time Gospel Hour program and a friend influenced him to c o m e to Liberty Baptist College for one year. "I liked it here so m u c h that I've c o m e back every year since then," Erickson said. Erickson stated that everything he did while at L B C has helped him in preparation for the field of Christian Broadcasting. "The T V R F program is fantastic with the Old Time Gospel Hour and the Lynchburg Cablevision to work with in television, and W R V L Radio Station and intra-campus station W L B U . " L B C has more opportunities to put experience on a resume than most colleges in the U.S.," he said. Erickson stated that experience is more important than the books, but the books are needed for experiepce. S o m e of Erickson's experience has been in the field of television as well as in radio. also announced a college football g a m e for "I've done just as m u c h in television as I Mobile Video Productions of Roanoke, Va. have in radio," Erickson said. "Eventually, Dedication and desire are two main inthough, I want to go into television." gredients needed to be successful, accordErickson, one of the main announcers ing to Erickson. for the Flame's Sports Network, carried on "It's also good to have some kind of five radio stations, was the color com- edge, something you think you do better mentator for all Liberty Baptist football than others," Erickson added. and basketball games. He also produced a Erickson said he felt he was more prebi-weekly sports show on W R V L - F M and a pared than most announcers because of daily sports show on W L B U - A M along with his ability to speak quickly and still keep presenting a ten-minute "Rocky Erickson good tone and pronounciation. He has also pre-game show" for all basketball broad- prepared well through his education. Erickcasts. son will graduate with a Bachelor of SciW h e n it comes to television, Erickson ence degree in television and radio and a did three seasons of play-by-play for Liber- minor in Business Administration which he ty Baptist basketball and two seasons of feels will serve as a compliment to his football over Lynchburg Cablevision. He background and future in broadcasting and 200/Seniors
Rocky prepares for one of his pregame shows before an LBC basketball game. He became known as "the voice" of the Flame's Radio Network.
sales. "Sportscasting is very competitive. You have to start small and work up," Erickson said. " M y main goal is to work for a large network and bring quality sports information into Christian broadcasting. " W e need more quality Christian broadcasting to m a k e an impact on the secular world, and I want to do m y part in making that happen." â€”
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Rebecca M. Ditmars Trumansburg, N.Y. Elementary Education Stephen Dorton Midlothian, Va. Christian Ministries Michael Drumheller Waynesboro, Va. Pastoral Bruce Dubois Pensacola, Fla. Youth
Debbie Eberts Chillicothe, Ohio English Sandra Edel Chicago, III. Elementary Education Rebecca Egle McAllen, Texas Elementary Education Lisa Eldon Nassau, B a h a m a s English
Rocky Erickson Vida, Mont. Radio Debra Eure Lynchburg, Va. Music Education Mary K. Evans Colombus, Ohio Christian Ministries Gary Fish North Creek, N.Y. Biology
Rita Fisher Asheville, N.C. Psychology Laurie Focht Philipsburg, Pa. Youth Bobby Fowler Wilmington, N.C. Physical Education Ellis French Greene, N.Y. Psychology
Rebecca French Greene, N.Y. Educational Ministries Kathy Frey Lancaster, Pa. Television Kelli Friel Aurora, III. English Kim Galbraith Brockville. Ontario English
Ruth Galinato York, Pa. Elementary Education Debbie Garland Lynchburg, Va. Business Administration James Garner Durham, N.C. Drama Robyn Garner Hampton, Va. Drama
Philip Gatz Monmouth, Maine Math William Gehman, III Allentown, Pa. Accounting Amy Gibbs Youngstown, Ohio English Literature Jody Gibson Lockport, N.Y. Business Administration
Ron Giese Middleton, Wis. Missions Holly Ginger Horner, N.Y. Youth Eric Godfrey St. Petersburg, Fla. Pastoral Rocky Godsey Lynchburg, Va. Business Administration
Trudy Goff Charleston, S.C. Television Otis Godwin Whitefield, Maine Missons Martha Gosnell Lynchburg, Va. Elementary Education Kenneth Grahl Madison Heights, Va. Physical Education
Al Grandison Chesapeake, Va. Pastoral Steven Grandstaff Virginia Beach, Va. Christian Ministries Barry Lee Gray Mt. Pleasant, Pa. Missions Robert Guenther Alberta, Canada Pastoral Theology 202/Seniors
Bob Guetterman Millington, Tenn. Pastoral Joseph Gutshall Rainelle, W . Va. Physical Education Phyllis Hall Portland, Ind Television Tony Hall Forest City, N.C. Pastoral
Sheryl Hall Danville, Va. Elementary Education Paul Hammond Huntsville, Ala. Music Education Mike Hamrick Ocala, Fla. Pastoral James Handyside West Seneca, N.Y. Educational Ministries
Valerie Harris Arlington, Va. Elementary Education Jeff Hartman Vineland, N.J. Pastoral Clay Harvey Lakeland, Fla. Christian Ministries James Hawkins Kalamazoo, Mich. Christian Ministries
Timothy Heider Sanborn, N.Y. Political Science Linda Heiss Riverdale, Md. Elementary Education Carol Heider Clifton Heights. Pa. Elementary Education Davinda Helt Colden, N.Y. Christian Ministries
Karen Hill Santa Maria, Calif. Psychology Jacqueline Hilliard Cincinnati. Ohio Psychology Gail Hilliard Coolspring. Pa. Drama Mark Hilton RavenswiM Accom
Sherry Hixon Mt. Joy, Pa. Elementary Education Karen Hobert Lynchburg, Va. Elementary Education Danny Hodges Hartsville, S.C. Youth Mark Hoffman Lake Arie, Pa. Business Administration
Mark Hoffman Scottsdale, Pa. Psychology Beth Hoffsmith Palmyra, Pa. Psychology David Hoke Charlottesville, Va. History Mike Hollis Jacksonville, Fla. Christian Ministries
Robert Holter, Jr. .Corning, N.Y. Accounting Karen Honeycutt Shelby, N.C. Elementary Education Connie Houch Reisterstown, Md. Music Education Jon House Cairo, Ga. Physical Education
Billy Hudson N e w Bern, N.C. Youth Karen Hughes Cebu City, Philippines Missions Millie Ibrado Negros Occidental, Philippines Psychology Jeff Jack Melbourne, Australia Pastoral Counseling
William Jack Elderton, Pa. Pastoral Douglas Johnson Clearbrook, Minn. Youth Kimberly Johnson Taylor, Mich. TVRF Joyce Johnson Natural Bridge, Va. History
Melanie Johnson Huntsville, Ala. Psychology Keith Jones Grafton, Ohio Political Science Roy Jones Hamilton, Ohio Political Science Susan Jones Raleigh, N.C. Elementary Education
Lee Karnes Lynchburg, Va. Pastoral Counseling Dawn Keck Wellsboro, Pa. Elementary Education Jean Keirstead Plymouth, Mass. Educational Ministries Ritchie Kelly Lewistown, Pa. Elementary Education
Phillip Kelly Akron, Ohio Youth Janet Kendall Taylors, S.C. Speech Steve Kern Mentor, Ohio Music Education Timothy Kinney Perry, Maine Pastoral
Mary Knight Seven Fountains, Va. Elementary Education Pamela Knisely Canton, Ohio Elementary Education Mike Knutson Waipahu, Hawaii Physical Education Allison Kocharoff Dearborn, Mich. Elementary Education
Garry Kyper Everett, Pa. Business Administration Ron Lance Akron, Ohio Youth Steve Lance Lynchburg, Va. Music Education Byron Lampley Goodlettsville, Tenn. Religion
Michael Land Lynchburg, Va. Accounting Jean Lang Venetia, Pa. Elementary Education Luann LaTour Crown Point, N.Y. Speech Pathology Susan Lawman Huntington, W.Va. Math
John Leotti Bound Brook, N.J. Radio Programming Daniel Lester Newark, Del. Psychology Mark Liddle Holland, N.Y. Youth Craig Lindsey Cedar Brook, N.J. Radio
Keith Littlepage Evansville, Ind. Youth Carla Long Baltimore, Md. Speech Education Marvin Long Norristown, Pa. Radio Randy Long Carolina Beach, N.C. Business
Vicki Long Millersburg, Mich. Elementary Physical Education Lois Lowell Bothell, Wash. Elementary Education Bill Mackie Philadelphia, Pa. Youth Mike Manna T o m s River, N.J. Pastoral Counseling
Lillian Mante Chicago, III. Educational Ministries Debra Markert Baldwinville, N.Y. Psychology Jeanine Marr Baltimore, Md. Business Administration Ken Martin Pittsburg, Pa. Business Administration
W a n d a Martinez Chesapeake, Va. Speech Pathology Dwight Marzolf Martin. N.D. Pastoral Tommy Matherly Callands, Va. Pastoral James Matney Stone, Ky. History Education
Kim M c A v o y Des Plaines. III. Elementary Education Doris McCaskill Biscoe. N.C. History Education Amy McClary Crawford. Texas Music Education Jim McCrory Alberlsvillp Ala Television
Richardson sells first film script W h i l e the attitude of professionalism in a field of study is not u n c o m m o n to students at LBC, the reality of professional experience is, for many, something to be dreamed of for the future. While this m a y be true, one L B C student, Karen Richardson achieved professional attention when she sold her first film script. Things got even better for Karen over Christmas break as she w a s able to see that film produced. Also, three other L B C students achieved their first professional experience in acting by playing the lead roles in Karen's film. T h e film entitled, "Rock â€” It's Your Decision" w a s produced by Olive's Films in Huntsville, Ala. According to Karen, a little over a year ago she w a s contacted by Dr. Suhail Hanna, professor of English, to write a script for a dramatic film dealing with rock music from a Christian perspective. Karen accepted the job and w a s contacted by Olive's Films, a Christian film production company. They gave her the specifications for the film and, with the go ahead, she began her research which started during Christmas break in 1980 while at her h o m e in Richmond. "I found several good books on rock music from a Christian perspective and spent hours in record shops copying record titles," Karen said. "I also contacted friends of mine w h o listen to rock music to get their impressions." She also conducted surveys in record shops and shopping
malls. Although Karen, as a student at the college, has heard m a n y of the objections to rock music, she attempted to keep the script as objective as possible. "I knew nothing about rock music," she said. "I have never enjoyed listening to it; I mostly like easy listening and classical. And, although I knew the mindset that producers were looking for, I didn't worry if m y information w a s going to back what they wanted. I was going to find out what it was in light of Scripture, and let the individuals m a k e the decision." In considering h o w this achievement fits into her goals for the future, Karen said that she felt all along the Lord had given her the talent to write. Karen didn't see her talent at first and even had trouble deciding on a major. "It took m e two-and-one-half years to decide to major in English," she said. "I had freshman English teachers telling m e that they wished all their students wrote as well as I. It was then that I realized that I had a gift I had to cultivate, although I had been writing since I w a s a child. "I have been directed and challenged to write for God's glory and not for m y own," she said. "Dr. Hanna, Dr. Kronmeyer, and Dr. Brinkley have been m y main motivators." Karen also cites her interest in drama and Dr. Don Garlock's instruction in directing as helping her greatly in writing the film. She feels these two factors have helped her to see the action through the "minds eye." Karen consulted the producers of the
Karen Richardson discusses her script with Dr. D Garlock, chairman of the division of communicatio
film on the possibility of casting it from L B C students and informed them that there was a great deal of talent and interest at the college. This proved to be true, as on the day of the auditions over 4 0 students participated, and four of the cast m e m b e r s were chosen from the L B C group. "I have never been so proud of m y fellow students," Karen said. "I w a s so surprised to see so m u c h talent." Apparently, the producers were also surprised and said they were going to c o m e to L B C from n o w on to cast their films. Those chosen to act in the film were T y Taylor, Laura Branscum and Glenn Williams, all drama majors, along with Stephen Wedan, instructor of drama. Karen w a s also present on the set, taking parts as an extra in addition to being available to the directors and producers for re-writing parts of the script. She commented that she has learned h o w costly these re-writes can be and h o w to accept the director's changes in her script. Karen was very protective of her work and w a s somewhat defensive about the director's editing. "And yet," she said, "another part of m e knew it w a s necessary. I was pleased with their interpretations." W h e n asked whether they would take on another film in the future, the response w a s unanimous, "In a minute!" they said. Apparently Karen has already been given an idea for another script for Olive's Films. After her graduation Karen will continue her education and she hopes to eventually teach in a Christian college. â€”
Joy McCutcheon Charleston, W.Va. Psychology Andy Meehan Media, Pa. Pastoral Gordon Merrill Raleigh, N.C. Radio Chuck Meyers Fresno, Calif. Pastoral
Bernard Miller Hollywood, Fla. Accounting Harley Minnich Rustburg, Va. Business Administration Douglas Monahan Miles City, Mont. Political Science Pam Monson Williamstown, N.J. Elementary Education
John Moore Lancaster, Pa. Pastoral Roy Morgan High Point, N.C. Business Administration Martha Morris Phenix, Va. Executive Secretarial Science Lehman Moseley Greenville, S.C. Christian Ministries
Greg Mosely Jacksonville, Fla. Youth Ronald Moyer Pen Argyl, Pa. Physical Education Kathy Mullens Richmond, Va. Elementary Education Kenneth Mullens Richmond, Va. Physical Education
York, S.C. Elementary Education Wendy Murphree Houston, Texas Psychology Roger Murphy Poplar Bluff, M o Sacred Music Joash Mutua Machakos, Kenya Pastoral
Sylvia Nagel Ellwood City, Pa. Business Administration James Neilson Dundee, Fla. History Billy Nelson Stanleytown, Va. Pastoral Deborah Nelson Stanleytown, Va. Youth
Ruth Newton Lorain, Ohio Elementary Education Selena Newton Loretto, Tenn. Missions Kerry Nonnenmocher Rehoboth, Del. Psychology Tim Norris Etters, Pa. Psychology
Jill Nunn Minneapolis, Minn. Executive Secretarial Science Judith Nyberg Grand Rapids, Minn. Elementary Education Grant Odell Monterey, Calif. Physical Education Charles Ostrander Maplewood, Mo. Pastoral
P a m Palmer Weed, Calif. Elementary Education David Palmquist Boca Raton, Fla. Psychology In Park Seoul, Korea Pastoral Monica Parson Scottsville, Va. Physical Education
Keith Patterson Cinnaminson, N.J. Pastoral Jackie Peake Lynchburg, Va. Elementary Education Teresa Peeler Gaffney, S.C. Executive Secretarial Science Kim Pickard Machias, Maine Psychology
Paul Plott Prattville, Ala. Youth Annette Poole Lynchburg, Va. Elementary Education Sherri Popovitch Stockbridge, Ga. Accounting Richard Posey Avondale, Pa. Business Administration
Mike Powell Troy, Ohio Psychology Sarah Powell N e w Castle, Del. Radio Valerie Pratt Sand Lake, Mich. Physical Education Barbara Prange West Grove, Pa. Psychology
Stephen Rae Eastlake, Ohio Business James Rawlings Cincinnati, Ohio Business Administration Larry Ray Memphis, Tenn. Cross-Cultural Church Planting Shari Ray Memphis, Tenn. English
Cynthia Reed N e w Carlisle, Ohio Television Annischa Reid Nassau, Bahamas Physical Education David Rhoades Youngstown, Ohio Business Administration George Rhodes Isle of Palms, S.C. Radio
Steven Rhodes Willow Springs, N.C. Health Karen Richardson Richmond, Va. English Cathy Richards McConnelsburg, Pa Music Education Deborah Richey Ashland, Ohio Business SeniOfS/211
Jay Rising Danville, Va. Biology Dana Roberts Point Marion, Pa. Television David Robertson Greenbrier, Tenn. Business Administration David Rogers Mentor, Ohio Pastoral
Gregory Rogers Hinton, W.Va. Business Donna Rowzee Memphis, Tenn, English Education JoAnne Roy Suffolk, Va. Sacred Music Stephen Roy Springfield, M o . Christian Ministries
Mike Salsbury Bryan, Ohio English, Theatre Arts Craig Sands Jacksonville, Fla. English Education Randy Sanford Tappamannock, Va. Business Administration Jill Sargeant Wrightstown, N.J. Educational Ministries
Sharon Sauer Lynchburg, Va. Elementary Education Kathryn Sayre Fishersville, Va. Missions Mary Schenk Indianapolis, Ind. Elementary Education Timothy Schimkus Clinton, Md. Accounting
Barbara Schleip Levittown, N.J. History Education John Schlesinger Ho-Ho-Kus, N.J. English Education Collene Schrumpf Jefferson, N.Y. Educational Ministries Carl Sealander Ulster, Pa. Accounting
Ronald Shank Hagerstown, Md. Counseling Ted Shannon Belfry, Ky. Physical Education Nadine Shipley Sykesville, Md. Elementary Education
Donna Skinner Farmville, N.C. Elementary Education Don Sloan Brownsville, Ore. Christian Ministries Donald Smith Danville, Va. Business Administration Roger Smith Lewistown, Pa. Music
Doug Smith Plymouth, Mich. Public Address Joel Snavely Middletown, Pa. Business Administration Steve Snyder Lynchburg, Va. Radio Frederick Spearin Randolph, Mass. Pastoral
Kenneth Sprankle Niagra Falls, N.Y. Pastoral Julie Staley Shippensburg, Pa. Executive Secretarial Science James Stanley Summerhill, Pa. Political Science Susan Stanley Bedford, Va. Elementary Education
Sandy Steffen Mullica Hill, N.J. Elementary Education Kevin Stephens Kansas City, M o . Missions Syndi Stone Aiea, Hawaii Executive Secretarial Science Donna Strader Reidsville, N.C. Business Administration
Misty Straughn Pensacola, Fla. Business Ronald Swann Danville, Va. Pastoral Pearl Swanson Port Huron, Mich. Cross-Cultural Support Ministries Mark Swift Ashland, Ky. Christian Ministries
Steve Taitt Keyser, W.Va. Youth Ruth Ann Tau Venango, Pa. Psychology Tylyn Taylor Wentzville, M o . Drama Vicky Teal Nashville, Pa. Elementary Education
Julie Terrell Buena Park, Calif. Drama Lowell Thomas Concord, Va. Psychology Sandra Thomas Haymarket, Va. Missions William Thomas Lynchburg, Va. Pastoral Counseling
Vernell Thurston Nassau, Bahamas English Julie Tinman Columbia, S.C. Political Science Janet Tobin Pittsburg, Pa. English Diane Tower Brockton, Maine Speech
Jesse Truax Covington, Pa. Pastoral Greg Turner Lynchburg, Va. Pastoral Youth Patrick Turner Brunswick, Ohio Youth Donna Turpin Blacksburg, Va. Youth
Rick Vasquez San Jose, Calif. Pastoral Counseling Terry Vermillion Danville, Va. Elementary Education Roger Verza San Fransico. Calif Accounting Jewell Vessel Fort Myers, Fla. Physical Education
James Garner: husband student and actor I f you watch a production in which James Garner has been involved, it is hard to imagine that his acting did not c o m e easily. "Acting has always been hard for m e because I have always been terrible at fibbing," Garner said, "I couldn't even keep a straight face during a joke." Garner, 22, was born and raised in Greensboro, N.C. After graduation from high school, Garner planned to attend the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. But before he went, he met a girl that attended L B C and she informed him about LBC's King's Players and invited him to a College-For-A-Weekend. Garner visited L B C and changed his plans because of the students and the Christian atmosphere. Besides his plans, Garner also changed his major three times before he settled on drama. Garner's first acting role was at the age of 17. He played Mr. S h u m m y , the village idiot, in "Dark of the Moon." The role consisted of 12 words, but Garner soon realized "there was no such thing as a small at you. You c o m e to practice for weeks and you feel like at every practice you just part." Garner's first role at Liberty was King get worse. Then I feel I'm not meant to be Charles VII in "Saint Joan." His favorite in drama, that I should get out and go into role was Mr. Higgins in " M y Fair Lady." computer programming." Robyn describes James as sensitive and Garner remembers it as a "flowing role" and "the appex of all parts." He has partici- humble. "James is very humble, and sometimes 1 pated in approximately 25 plays since coming to LBC. In 1977, Garner met Robyn have to really build up his confidence and Buchanan through the King's Players. In let him know he can do it and he knows he 1980, they were married. Acting soon fell can,"Robynsaid. "James is very dedicated into his line of priorities along with work- and sensitive to people and their ideas. In most of the plays, James draws himself so ing, studying and marriage. "Robyn is not only a great actress," into a character that it is hard to snap him J a m e s said, "but also a great wife. She is out of it. I think he loves drama so m u c h an inspiration to m e because in every play because in order to portray someone else, I'm in there is a time when I get depressed you really have to look at yourself first." Garner said through drama he has and she is always there to rebuild m y confilearned to communicate with and underdence. "Once a year I decide to quit. I begin to stand people and their attitudes about life. wonder, 'Is it really worth all the hassles?'" But through the development of his m a n y Garner adds. "Once a year I get a part the characters, he has also learned about himsize of Captain Von Trapp and it just eats self.
Garner has participated in approximately 25 plays while at LBC. Here he performs as Mr. Higgins, his favorite role, in "My Fair Lady" which was presented in 1980.
"Drama is hard work. You have to work hard to develop the character," Garner states. "It does not happen overnight, but it has m a d e m e aware of myself and helps m e understand w h o James Garner really is." Garner plans to continue affecting people through his dramatic talent, whether it is through acting or teaching. "God has given m e a talent and I think I should use it to help reproduce it in others w h o want to develop their talent," Garner said. "God has been good to m e in the area of acting, and it has turned out to be an unexpected pleasure." â€”
A m a n d a Martin
Bill Viar Bethpage, N Y . Television Louis Villafane Bowie, Md. Youth Deidre Voss Maple Shade, N.J. Psychology Harry Walls Monroeville, N.J. Pastoral
Julie Ware Fairview, Mont. English Roger Watkins Newark, Del. Pastoral Counseling David Watson Ashley Falls, Maine Pastoral Patty Weaver Memphis, Tenn. Christian Ministries
Valerie Weidenmoyer West Berlin, N.J. Executive Secretarial Science Faith Welling Lynchburg, Va. Political Science Ed Wells Lynchburg, Va. Interdisciplinary Studies Marcy Wells South Dayton, N.Y. Elementary Education
Steven Wells South Dayton, N.Y. Biology Wendy Wells South Dayton, N.Y. Elementary Education Cheryl Wemp Lynchburg, Va. Elementary Education William West Rome, Ga. Youth
Debbie Wilk Sheldon, N.Y. Elementary Education Ramona Willett Sanford, N.C. Math Elaine Williams Tunkhanook, Pa. Elementary Education John Willis Salem, N.J Pastoral Seniors/217
Smith to exchange pitching for preaching A
pitcher and a preacher? Well, these
are two words which describe Doug Smith. Smith, from Plymouth, Mich., chose L B C because he felt that here he could both play baseball and be trained for the ministry. Pitching for L B C has fulfilled his desire to play baseball. T o fulfill his desire of becoming a pastor, Smith majored in speech because he felt that, "a pastor has the greatest message in the world to share and as a speech major I will have learned to give the message in the most effective way." In the fall of 1982, he plans to enroll in the Liberty Baptist Seminary to pursue a master of art's degree in Biblical Counseling. H e then plans to start an "aggresive Baptist church that is a lighthouse to the world and that will meet the needs of people around the world." This will include a h o m e for unwed mothers, teenage alcoholics, drug addicts, an orphanage, a Christian school, a c a m p and other such outreaches. "I have a burden to work with the young people of the day because I feel that parents are not doing the job they should," Smith said. Smith heard about Liberty for the first time from Dr. Bob Jones 111. He wrote to Liberty, but was also interested in Bob Jones University and Tennessee Temple. H e received a call from L B C baseball coach Al Worthington, w h o expressed interest in him. Smith then showed up on the campus of L B C in the fall of 1978. Since then he has taken an active part in college life. He was president of his sophomore class and Speaker of the Senate in his junior year. He has also been a prayer leader for two and a half years. Baseball has also been a major part of smith's four years at LBC. "1 play baseball because God gave m e the talent and to m e it would be a sin not to use that talent for His glory," Smith said. " W h e n I go out on the field, I totally release all of what I have and trust God for the results. It really doesn't matter to m e if I get hit hard because I know that God's love is not determined by h o w well I do. But I go out there to give 100%, so when 1 finish I can be satisfied with me, because I have to live with me." Smith says his mother was the one w h o really got him interested in baseball. "She would go outside and play catch with m e and encourage m e to work hard at it," he said. His parents were divorced when he was
young and his mother raised him. Smith spoke highly of his mother saying, "She has always been m y best friend. She was the one w h o taught m e to do what was right and to never give up at whatever I do." Smith said his high school baseball coach also played an important role in his life. "He gave m e a desire to give it everything I had, and taught m e that whatever I tried to do, to do it the best." A third influential person in Smith's life has been L B C Coach Al Worthington. Smith says, "He has taught m e more about life than about baseball. Through him I've learned that there is more to life than winning and more important in life is loving people." Smith continued, "He has taught m e that if I give to people than they will
Smith admires the plaque awarded to the baseball team after winning the NAIA District 19 tournament. Smith was a top starter for the Flames and led the team in strikeouts.
give back to me. And nothing is worthwhile doing unless it is done the best." A s Smith looks back over his four years
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at LBC, he realizes the impact that L B C has had on his life. " W h e n 1 c a m e here, I was an arrogant, self-centered, immature kid," Smith said, "but through LBC, God has changed m y life. N o longer are m y feelings and desires as important as serving and glorifying God. Liberty has m a d e the impact on m e to change m y goals and priorities in life." Smith concluded, "If I can go through life, and can look back and see where I m a d e people happy and m a d e people smile, 1 will consider m y life a success."
Kathy Wilson Middleton, Ohio Business Administration Keith Wilson Newark, Del. History Eric Winkler Naples, Maine Pastoral
Daniel Witt Lynchburg, Va. Psychology Jeff Woodard
Helen, N.Y. Television Michael Woodard Granville, N.Y. Pastoral
Treva Woodley Greenville, N.C. Business Administration Tyree Wooldridge Wichita Falls, Texas Math Kevin Wright Merritt Island, Fla. Educational Ministries
Juanlta Yelvington Miami, Fla. Psychology Terry Young Somerset, Ky. Pastoral Ministries Steve Younts Lexington, N.C Physical Education
Rhonda Youst Cincinnati, Ohio Elementary Education Janelle Zimmerman Newark, Ohio Secretarial Science Randy Zook Chambersburg, Pa. Accounting
Individuals from different backgrounds and all parts of the world m a k e up the student body at L B C . Each person has opportunities to impact upon the lives of other students. Juniors turn in a graduation checklist which serves as another reminder that graduation is just around the corner. Sophomores gain confidence as they enter their second year of college, but they still can vividly remember their freshmen year. Freshmen deal with the newness of college life. Most do not even begin to count their credits needed to graduate.
Inside 222 Juniors They took one step closer to graduation. 234 Sophomores With their second year completed, they also look toward graduation. 246 Freshmen They learned to deal with the newness of college life.
Juniors Jim Agens, missions Marion Aigner, elementary education Dave Albury, church ministries Melinda Allen, elementary education Gloria Allison, elementary education Dennis Anderson, pastoral
Gail Anderson, elementary education Barry Armstrong, interdisciplinary studies Sandra Artz, elementary education Phil Atkins, pastoral youth Daniel Atwell, English education Greg Barrett, pastoral
Steve Benninger, pastoral Michael Borgg, biology Bethany Borror, psychology Ruth Bowen, business administration Gary Babcock, music R a m o n Baker, missions
Barry Ballinger, accounting Susan Barker, math education Diana Barden, interdisciplinary studies Karen Barker, interdisciplinary studies Dave Baron, educational ministries Donna Barstead, educational ministries
Rebecca Bartholomew, interdisc. studies Lois A n n e Bazen, interdisc. studies Randy Beaty, missions Alan Beck, physical education Mark Behn, interdisciplinary studies Bill Bell, English
David Bell, elementary education Mark Bell, missions Rita Bellamy, elementary education Ivy Benson, educational ministries Karen Berkemer, elementary education Heather Betker, business education
Mike Bitonti, accounting Janice Blakemore, undecided Scott Bonheim, physical education Pencil Boone, television Michael Borgg, biology Nancy Bowen, business administration
Bob Bracken, biology P a m Bradle, speech Mark Braley, educational ministries T o m Branham, education ministries Laura Branscum, drama Scott Brenner, English
Teresa Brinkley, elementary education Randy Brittain, accounting Terry Britton, pastoral youth Mark Brooks, physical education William Brothers, radio Jeff Brown, business education
Leanne Brunner, drama Phyllis Bryant, psychology Karen Burcham, English Paul Burneson, pastoral youth Mark Burr, physical education William F. Burrows, pastoral youth
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Anita Burton, elementary education Sue Bussell, music education Norman Brooks, Jr., pastoral counseling Brenda Byers, elementary education Robin Caldwell, elementary education Connie Campbell, business education
Michael Campbell, political science Kathy Canfield, history education Rick Carmickle, pastoral Cindy Carroll, elementary education Maggie Cave, television Andy Caviness, business administration
Becky Caviness. pastoral theology Matl Cernigliaro, television T a m m y Christian, elementary education Theophilus Claridge, music education Joyce Clark, psychology Julie Clark, undecided
Doug Clarke, pastoral Doug Coin, missions Suzanne Coleman, elementary education Kathy Coles, film Ralph Cook, music education Sandra Cook, accounting
Warren Cook, educational ministries Sherrilynn Cooper, business administration Peggy Cox, political science Joy Cross, business administration Ian Crossley, pastoral T o m Cullen, physical education
Rick Cummins, psychology Deborah Cunningham, accounting Roger Dail, church ministries Van Dalton, political science David Danielsen, pastoral counseling
David Davenport, pastoral Vanessa Davis, music Lori Dennison, elementary education Gino Desimone, missions Elizabeth DeVito, math education
Stephen Dignan, pastoral counseling Stephen Ditzer, film Don Doebler, radio Kathleen Duke, elementary education Mindy Duttera, music education
Val Dykes, psychology Marcus Eaton, business administration Scott Eaton, music Peggy Edgreen, accounting Janet Edmondson, elementary education
Brenda Edwards, elementary education Barbara Eick, elementary education Don Elliot, missions Gay Elwell, drama Robin Emel, elementary education
Cindy Eriksen, business administration Mike Ervin, pastoral Jennifer Estep, business administration Elaine Etheridge, television Bruce Ewing, public address Donna Ferrell, accounting
Janis Fichtner, business administration John Fields, social science education Lisa Figley, music education Robin Fisher, elementary education Darryl Flake, pastoral youth J. Paul Fleming, pastoral
Wrong way? Physical education classes and intramurals got some students involved in running. Here a lone jogger appears to be running the wrong way as intramural runners participate in a race around the dorm circle.
Brenda Flocco, elementary education Michele Formicola, elementary education Mike Forslund, accounting Brad Frailey, psychology Cathy Fralick, educational ministries Bonni Frank, undecided
Joan Freeman, elementary education Paul Frederico, pastoral youth Mindy Fries, elementary education Ricky Fuller, educational ministries Jonna Furchess, psychology Chris Futrell, pastoral
Karen Gains, elementary education William Galinato, educational ministries Debra Gallowitch, undecided John Garber, pastoral counseling Robert Garber, business administration Steve Garlock, business administration
Doris Garner, elementary education Nancy Garn, elementary education Lisa Garvin, business administration Ruthanne Gatto, music education Monica Gengarella, history education Dave Gentry, pastoral
Deborah Gillespie, elementary education P a m Gillaspy, business administration Brian Gillette, English education Randy Ginnan, pastoral counseling Deb Glatfelter, elementary education Erin Glynn, political science
Melody Godsey, elementary education Kelly Graul, elementary education Cheryl Green, elementary education Grace Green, elementary education Lisa Greene, music education Kim Griffith, biology
Todd G u m m o , pastoral youth Mark Gwin, pastoral youth Merry Haag, exec, secretarial science Ralph Hagner, elementary education Robin Hales, educational ministries Barry Hall, speech
Brenda Hall, biology Tanis Hall, exec, secretarial science David Hamel, business administration Kathy Hamilton, elementary education Merlin Harder, political science Larry Harlow, radio
Stan Harper, pastoral youth Cheryl Harris, educational ministries David Harris, physical education Brenda Hathaway, elementary education Scott Haugen, business administration Alra J. Hawkins, chemistry
Russ Hawkins, pastoral youth Denise Hayden, exec, secretarial science Lori Heberly, elementary education Vicki Hedding, elementary education Ronda Heerspink, elementary education Jean Heider, music
Donna Henegar, biology Mike Henley, physical education Ruth Hennessey, educational ministries Jonathan Hertzler, television Jack Hibbard, radio Nagan Higginbotham, accounting
Kim Hitchcock, physical education William Hobson, television Kathy Honey, elementary education Audrey Honeycutt, education Larry Horchner, educational ministries Myrna Horrall, elementary education
Jay House, physical education Steve House, pastoral counseling David Hudson, missions Delaine Hunter, physical education Denise Hykes, educational ministries Linda lllsley, music education
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April Imler, religion Deborah Ivins, educational ministries Erin Jach, education Twila Jack, elementary education Alan Jackson, undecided Carlton Jackson. Jr . pastoral
Pearl Jackson, business administration Arli Jesalva, biology Doug Jividen, pastoral youth P a m Johnson, educational ministries Richard Johnson, pastoral counseling Jeff Jones, missions
Ray Jones, political science Beth Jordan, elementary education Jack Jordan, pastoral Jim Kenagy, business administration Robert Kauffman, pastoral counseling Kevin Keller, pastoral
Kent Kelly, physical education Karla Kendall, business administration Wally Kendall, business administration J a m e s Kersh, pastoral Christina Kessler, elementary education Rosa Marie Keyes, sacred music
Cynthia King, youth Vicki Kinnaird, music Charlene Kirby, business education Karen Kirch, missions Richard Konieczny, missions Jeff Koons, business administration
Kim Koser, elementary education J a m e s Kovach, business administration Pamela Krage, elementary education Timothy Kramer, film Paul Kurth, pastoral youth Tim Lackey, chemistry
Jack Landis, pastoral youth Brian Landrum, business administration Laurie Lane, educational ministries Jay Lanz, physical education Terry Larsen, pastoral Darrel Lee, undecided
Dawnita Libby, undecided Michael Licona, music Laura Livermore, elementary education Steve Lizzio, pastoral Mark Lovell, business administration Larry Ludwig, accounting
Joy Lumb, psychology Jenifer McCoy, interdisciplinary studies Bernette McCray, math education Julie McCroy, English education Kathryn McDermott, psychology Loretta McDonald, elementary education
Ken McLaughlin, pastoral Felicia McMonagle, history education Kim Macdougall, biology education Jennie Mach, elementary education Jim Madas, pastoral youth Lisa Mahar, exec, secretarial science
Laurie Makeeff, accounting Terry Malone, physical education Donna Mannino, elementary education John Marchetti, psychology David Martin, political science Kim Martin, television
Lynne Martin, business administration Marjory Marzolf, psychology Jeff Mason, pastoral Randy Matheson, math education Kristin Marson, interdisciplinary studies Lester Maycock, television
Deborah Michael, English education Janet Mignard, television Greg Miller, business administration J a m e s Miller, pastoral Karen Miller, business administration Mark Miller, psychology
Steve Miller, pastoral counseling Carla Modarelli, theology D Keith Moore, pastoral J a m e s Montgomery, pastoral P a m Morgan, accounting Sharon Morris, physical education
Robert Morse, accounting Kathy Needham, phsyical education Carol Nelson, math Charles Nelson, missions Greg Nelson, business administration Salena Newton, missions
Eddie Nicholson, missions Denise Nicklow, undecided Lori Niznik, elementary education Karen Norman, educational ministries Jane Nyberg, physical education Charles Oaten, pastoral
Tony Otto, pastoral youth Gaye Overton, political science Nikolai Pankratz, radio, Peter Pankratz, pastoral Bobbi Payne, math education Marie Pearson, elementary education
Sherry Perry, television Donna Pessagno, math education Albert Peters, English education Lonnie Pettus, business administration Sharon Petty, drama Michael Pfau, pastoral counseling
Patti Phillips, elementary education Melinda Pickens, elementary education David Pickett, pastoral youth Sherrie Plaugher, educational ministries Caroline & Chuck Prosper Rebecca Pruett, radio
Painless donor Junior Mark Davis turns away as a Red Cross nurse injects a needle to take blood. Because of the number of LBC students that volunteer each semester, LBC has become one of the largest donors in the area for the Red Cross.
Mark Pyles, pastoral Theresa Ranaldi, business administration Bruce Randall, math Paul Rapinchuk, radio Randy Rapp, biology David Ratliff, physical education
Debbie Rauscher, music education Kristan Reeser, undecided Gregory Reeves, undecided Debbie Reynolds, biology education Stephen Reynolds, pastoral Christy Rice, undecided
Roger Richards, biology Brian Robertson, music Michael Robbins, elementary education Robbie Robinson, psychology Joan Rohrs, elementary education John Rowles, pastoral youth
Jim Ruoss, business administration Christi Ruh, exec, secretarial science Crystal Rush, accounting P a m Russel, music Sara Russell, history education Rob Ryver, pastoral counseling
Pamela Saunders, educational ministries Tim Sauls, political science Derrick Scarborough, physical education David Schauer, biology Doug Schneeman. television Robert Schneider, pastoral youth
April Schrier, music education Steve Schueren, pastoral Sheila Schumacher, psychology Jeff Scott, physical education Michael Scott, music education Danny Scruggs, sacred music
Bruce Seacrest, physical education Shelley Seibert, educational ministries Richard Seilhamer, physical education Shirley Sharbono. psychology Michael Shelley, pastoral Donna Shewcraft, business education
Wilma Shinew, physical education Cheryl Sikes, elementary education Ella Singletary, physical education Mike Sirois, psychology Beth Smith, psychology Donna Smith, music
Donnie Smith, business administration Greg Smith, interdisciplinary studies Julie Smith, history education Sarah Smith, English education T a m m y Smith, elementary education Sharon Snow, elementary education
Daniel Snyder, business administration Lewis Snyder, biology education Ivan Solero, business administration Lisa Solheim, business administration Bonnie Spangler, elementary education Julee Sparks, physical education
Ronald Sparks, educational ministries Eddie Sproles, business administration Dianne Stains, English education Deborah Stevens, psychology Earl Stevens, pastoral youth Mark Stewart, pastoral counseling
Nadine Stilwell, elementary education Gene Stogdill, elementary education Paul Stoltzfus, interdisciplinary studies Everette Strachan, business administration John Strawser, undecided Kathleen Sullivan, interdisciplinary studies
Eugene Sutton, physical education Roy Sveiven, pastoral counseling Michael Sweigart, radio Peggy Swinney, elementary education Jim Tau, music education David Taylor, television
Penny Tew, elementary education John Thomas, business administration Kevin Thomas, music Dennis Thompson, pastoral Cynthia Thornton, elementary education Jeane Tillman, psychology
Suzy Tobaison, elementary education Mark Todd, pastoral Diane Treuter, math education Jackie Truax, music education Dan Urban, history Nancy Urban, interdisciplinary studies
Jesus Valdez, missions Renee Veign, undecided Paul Velek, pastoral T o m Vingneulle, business administration Joanne Wahl, elementary education Rick Wells, pastoral youth
Lynn Walters, elementary education Shelayne Walters, elementary education Ruth Waltz, educational ministries Donna Watkins, elementary education Ginny Watson, physical education Keith Wendland, missions
Melissa West, elementary education Mary Westervelt, educational ministries David Weyand, pastoral counseling Angela Wheeler, interdisciplinary studies Jeffrey Whitaker, radio Cheryl White, undecided
David White, history education Dean White, television Loretta White, physical education Desiree Williams, biology Don Williams, psychology Donna Williams, biology
Tracy Williams, elementary education Leslie Williamson, physical education Lois Willits, English education Brian Wilson, educational ministries Jeff Wilson, television Maria Wilson, exec, secretarial science
M y o n n a Winslow, exec, secretarial science Gary Woods, missions Sally Wooldridge. biology Rebecca Works, math William Worley, history Andy Zivojinovic. pastoral
Sophomores Joni Lynn A d a m s , biology
M a x A d a m s , accounting Donald Alexander, religion Steve Alexander, radio John Alfrey, elementary education Deborah Allen, elementary education Joy Allen, elementary education
Lacy Allen, interdisciplinary studies Rodney Allen, music education Becky Allison, business education Corrie Almand, missions Margaret Altman, accounting Jim A m m o n s , radio
Susan Andrew, physical education Kip Anspach, business administration Randy Arsnoe, business administration Sarah Atkinson, history education Yvonne Avery, elementary education Cheri Axel, elementary education
Frank Baer, business administration Barbie Baker, business administration Ron Banta, psychology Robert Barner, physical education Cheryl Barnes, exec, secretarial science Stephanie Barnes, undecided
Teresa Barnes, business administration Kay Barret, physical education David Barstead, undecided Laurie Bartram, English Daniel Bathurst, television Martha Bawtinhimer, exec, secretarial sci.
Charles Beard, television Debbie Beatty, business administration Charleen Beaudry, elementary education Fred Bell, pastoral Joan Bentley, psychology T h o m a s Berg, Jr., business administration
Cheryl Berry, elementary education Dena Berry, biology Patricia Berry, political science Keith Bisbee, television Don Black, music education Lori Black, elementary education
Carolyn Blystone, business administration Daniel Blank, pastoral counseling David Black, accounting Gina Black, television Lisa Blackford, music education William Blackford, physical education
Renee Blosser, music education Sally Blume, church ministries Kenneth Bohren, sacred music Sherri Bolhuis, elementary education Debbie Bonneau, elementary education Denise Boulton, exec, secretarial science
W e n d y Bowyer, theology Kim Brake, English education Richard Britt, biology education Chris Brooks, missions Shirley Brooks, religion John Brown, business administration
Robin Bruch, elementary education T h o m a s Bryant, pastoral youth Allyson Bullins, undecided Melanie Burke, physical education Barbara Burdo, elementary education Sandi Burr, exec, secretarial science
Kregg Burris, pastoral T a m m y Burroughs, elementary education Angela Cable, business administration Steven Caldwell, business administration Mitchell Calmes, pastoral counseling Laurie Caminiti, drama
David Campbell, radio Henry Carbeck, English Steve Carlson, biology Albert Carter, music education Steve Caswell, physical education Carrie Cernigliaro, missions
Beno Chappell, physical education Linda Clark, math education Rick Clark, educational ministries Stacy Clark, radio Michael Cline, undecided Peggy Cobb, elementary education
John Cofer, pastoral Karen Coffer, elementary education Mark Coffman, pastoral Susan Cole, English education Robbie Coleman, elementary education Keith Colpean, pastoral
Karen Comer, business administration Mark Comer, business administration Alan Cook, pastoral counseling Mark Cook, undecided Judy Cordell, educational ministries Cami Coulter, elementary education
Linda Courtney, elementary education Joseph Cox, pastoral Debbie Craine, psychology Clarence Criswell, business administration Sheila Critzer, psychology Janette Croudace, religion
Robin Crump, physical education Karen Crutchfield, elementary education Tara Cullen, undecided Deronne Culley, elementary education P a m Culver, pastoral theology Bruce Davis, interdisciplinary studies
Charlene Davis, undecided Kellee Davis, elementary education Scott Davis, missions Marsina Decker, elementary education Lori Dehart, psychology Ruth DeVerna, accounting
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Brenda Fellenger, undecided Rodney Feltner, business administration Ronda Felts, educational ministries Barry Fero, pastoral Doris Ferrell, elementary education Lori Jo Fichtner, music
Tracy Figley, radio Anna Fisher, psychology Chet Fisher, business administration David Fleury, pastoral youth Janet Fowler, elementary education Kim Fowler, psychology
Cindy Foxworth, business administration T h o m a s Fretts, undecided John Frey, pastoral Karen Frey, elementary education Glen Fry, business administration Jane Fuqua, math education
Jane Gabbard, math education John Garratt, undecided D a w n Garrett, elementary education J a m e s Farrett, business administration Leslye Gilham, psychology Dan Gillette, television
. J a m e s Gooch, pastoral Roxanne Goos, elementary education John Gordon, undecided W e n d y Goss, elementary education Jim Grant, undecided Ruth Graybill, business administration
Donna Greene, undecided Rhonda Green, missions Christina Grenier, music education Curtis Grenier, biology Jerry Grim, accounting W e n d y Grubb, math education
Nancy Guy, elementary education Laura Hall, elementary education Ryland Hall III, pastoral youth Debbie Hamblin, political science William Hampton, business administration Paul Hanthorn, missions
Mark Harmon, pastoral Kathy Harrell, undecided Ambrose Harris, educational ministries Chris Harrison, pastoral Dolly Harvey, psychology Diane Hayes, biology
Cecelia Heckert, psychology David Helt, math Patricia Henderson, elementary education Deborah Hendrix, undecided Marlene Herke, undecided Andrea Heyer, elementary education
Betty Hicks, exec, secretarial science Linda Hill, exec, secretarial science David Hoeft, music P a m Hoffman, elementary education Linda Holden, undecided David Holland, physical education
Dorothy Holt, elementary education Susan Holt, psychology D a w n Houck, educational ministries Petrina Houts, accounting D a w n Howard, missions Stephanie Howard, undecided
Necessities for studying
Sophomore Jim Rich, from Norristown, Pa., moved his desk into the hall in dorm 6 to study for final exams after lights out. Besides books, Rich also had Pepsi and snacks which were also necessities for latenight study.
Craig Hudson, pastoral youth Dan Huffaker, music education Lucretia Huggins, psychology Mary Hughes, physical education Mark Jacobsen, missions John Janho III, pastoral
Lori Jenkins, television David Jobe, business administration Anthony Johnson, pastoral Joy Johnson, psychology Judy Johnson, elementary education Lori Johnson, physical education
Barry Jones, pastoral youth Janet Jones, accounting Jody Jones, elementary education Kurt Jones, undecided T h o m a s Jones, undecided Billy Jordan, sacred music
Terry Jordan, pastoral Ed Kafka, business administration D a w n a Kaltenbach, psychology Beverly Kamphuis, undecided Ruth Kaucher, elementary education Chris Kersbergen, broadcast management
Jim Kersting, math education Rachel Keys, elementary education Melissa Kimbrough, applied psychology Lisa Klickman, elementary education Carol Kobus, exec, secretarial science Pamela Kramer, psychology
W e n d y Kreger, elementary education Beth Kreider, psychology Karen Kreiner, exec, secretarial science Kim Kreiner, exec, secretarial science Brent Krug, television Lisa Kuipers, applied psychology
Bryan Kurtz, political science Shirley Langley, elementary education Debbie Lauble, undecided John LaVergne, missions Robynn Leggett, television Paul Levy, missions
Mark Lewis, business administration Christine Lipscomb, undecided Ed Loftus, pastoral Nancy Lorenz, educational ministries Lee Lowrey, biology Beverly Lowry, psychology
Robin Lupfer, elementary education Martha Lutz, biology education Debbie MacQuarrie, business administration Jenny McCracken, elementary education Tamala McDonald, accounting J a m e s McGee, undecided
JoAnn McLaughlin, business administration Katherine McLean, psychology O w e n McLean, business administration Laura McMonagle, English education Paula McMurray, psychology Denise Mack, educational ministries
Carolyn Malenick, business administration Jay Maniscalco, history Scot Mark, television Kathy Marr, elementary education Debbie Marshall, business administration Beth Martin, business administration
Scott Mattingley, pastoral Diane Mattox, psychology Mary May, associate of arts Ted May, pastoral theology Charles Mayberry, undecided Buddy Maynard, pastoral
Marlene Miller, English education Tracey Miller, interdisciplinary studies Lydia Moore, music education Ricky Moore, pastoral youth Diane Moorhead, elementary education Matalie Morgan, undecided
Keith Moulton, missions Alan Myers, pastoral Andrew Nagy, television Gloria Nanney, psychology Ronna Nardo, business administration Lewann Neff, music education
Julia Nelson, English education Sharon Newton, accounting Steve Nicholes, undecided Rhonda F. Nicholson, elementary education Keith Nikitin, physical education Tony Norman, undecided
Keith Norris, pastoral Debbie Norton, elementary education T h o m a s Nottoli. math Darrell Oiling, radio Roger O o m s . missions Bruce W Osborne, television
Brian Overcast, math Beverly Overstreet, psychology Franklin Padilla, pastoral youth Mary Palladino, physical education Susan Pangburn, psychology John Paull, psychology
Linda Paulson, psychology Joan Payne, business administration John Payne, television Paul Pepper, biology Andrew Perkins, pastoral Scott Perschke, biology
Chip Petit, political science Randy Pottorf, missions Kathleen Preston, elementary education Laurie Price, elementary education Mary Prillaman, elementary education Julie Pyle, music education
Marcia Rankin, elementary education Jim Ramsey, math Catherine Rawlings, undecided M e g Reese, accounting Christopher Regas, pastoral Renae Reimer, biology
Karen Reinders, business administration Sheldon Reist, undecided Greg Reynolds, music education Jack Reynolds, physical education Lynda Reynolds, broadcast management J a m e s Rich, history
Lesa Riddle, undecided Keith Roadman, social science education Grant Robbe, math Michele Robbins, elementary education Missy Roberts, physical education Barbara Robinson, business administration
Donna Robinson, film Drew Robinson, undecided Mark Robinson, missions W e n d y Robinson, exec, secretarial science P a m Rockafellow, accounting Matthew Rogers, pastoral
Bill Rosenberger, psychology Laurie Rousseau, psychology Gayle Ruby, elementary education David Rucquoi, pastoral youth Melody Ruoss, business administration Bob Rush, pastoral counseling
Pamela Russler, elementary education Puff Salmond, television Sherry Salsi, business administration Susan Samuelson, undecided Elizabeth Sandoval, exec, secretarial science Julio Santibanez, physical education
Lisa Saunders, elementary education Tamara Saunders, educational ministries Mark Savage, educational ministries Yvonne Sayers, drama Naomi Schmitt, psychology Todd Schmidt, business administration
Laura Schreiber, elementary education Kim Schwab, music education Laura Sears, music education Cindy Seagle, elementary education Gail Sebast, exec, secretarial science Guy Shashaty, physical education
Elizabeth Shattuck, elementary education Colleen Shaw, missions Debra Sheggrud, psychology John Sigman, missions Roy Sims, music education Kathy Sinclair, television
Ronald Sisto II, political science Ronda Skinner, accounting David Slayton, pastoral Brad Smith, physical education Brad Smith, pastoral Deborah Smith, elementary education
Kim Smith, elementary education Shelly Solero. physical education Tina Solomon, exec, secretarial science Nancy Space, psychology Roger Sparks, psychology Deanna Spatz, math
Jack Sponsler, religion Lynda Spragg, undecided Robin Sprague, psychology Lisa Stark, music Denise Steele, undecided Lori Stewart, elementary education
Sean Stickler, business administration John Stickley, pastoral counseling Donna Stone, music Randy Story, undecided Rene M. Stoye, elementary education Chuck Sullivan, music
Lawrence Swicegood, television Brian Swick, pastoral Steve Sykes, pastoral T a m m y Tabor, undecided Lynne Tanaka, elementary education David Taylor, television
Glen P. Taylor, pastoral Morgan Taylor, business administration Larry Teboe, educational ministries Brian Temple, business administration Patty Thompson, exec, secretarial science Steve Thompson, undecided
Laura Tinman, undecided Deborah (Jngeheier, elementary education Kenneth tlpchurch, undecided Richard Vance, music Robert Vermillion, pastoral youth Bryon Voigt, elementary education
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Tarla Ward, elementary education Kim Warner, business administration Phyllis Watson, physical education Ellen Weaver, English education
Matt Weaver, pastoral Mark Weeks, accounting Phil Welling, pastoral youth Daniel Wells, political science Janet W e m p , business administration D e A n n Werch, business administration
Norman Westervelt, accounting Mark Wever, physical education Mark Whitlow, business administration Donna Whitmore, undecided Kathleen Wilk, music education Richard Wilkins, business administration
Lisa Wilkinson, undecided Mitzy Willard, business administration Barry Williams, undecided Charis Williams, elementary education Denise Williams, biology Karen Williams, history education
James Williams, pastoral youth Cynthia Williamson, elementary education Kimberly Willis, elementary education Arthur Wilson, pastoral youth Kim Wilson, physical education R. Neil Wilson, television
James Wiltshire, math T a m m y Winchell, undecided Debbie Winter, accounting Julie Witham, elementary education Mary Witham, elementary education Russ Wolfinger, biology
Debby Wood, undecided Lori Woodard, religion JoAnn Woods, elementary education Rosa Woodson, educational ministries Chris W y n d h a m , interdisciplinary studies Debbie Young, psychology
Starrla Young, elementary education Nancy Zeeh. math John Zivojinovic. pastoral Charlene Zupan. undecided
Freshmen Darla A c o m b , physical education Lupe A d a m e , undecided Paula A d a m s , elementary education
Michele Agnew, physical education W a y n e Akins, pastoral Sandy Aldridge, undecided Mike Aldridge, biology Shirley Aldridge, undecided P a m Alford, exec, secretarial science
Ana Alicea, exec, secretarial science Mark Allwes, undecided Velma Ambrose, psychology Debbie Anderson, business administration Diane Anderson, biology Holly Anderson, undecided
Karen Anderson, elementary education Olan Andes, Jr., undecided Dana Andrews, television T o m Andrews, physical education Ralph Andrews, music Billy Appleton, pastoral
Marie Arnett, undecided Donna Arnold, physical education Reva Arnold, undecided Shawna Atkins, exec, secretarial science Julie Axel, clinical psychology Ginger Ayllstock, exec, secretarial science
Susan Badger, exec, secretarial science Lisa Bailey, sacred music Susan Bair, missions Cathy Baker, undecided Jeff Ball, physical education Jonathan Ballman, physical education
Bonny Bandara, undecided Lori Bankson, undecided Cheryl Barbish, undecided Sharon Barden, business education J a m e s Bardwell, business administration T a m m y Barger, elementary education
David Barker, pastoral Mary Barker, undecided Jeff Barnsdale, biology Steve Barnwell, math education Lisa Bartlett, elementary education Lydia Bashan, elementary education
T o m Batchelor, undecided Carolyn Beale, exec, secretarial science John Beam, undecided Karen Beard, undecided Kelly Beardsley, accounting Clark Bearinger, pastoral
Mark Becherl, undecided Kelly Bellinger, undecided Allison Bergy, exec, secretarial science Danny Bickley, sacred music Bonnie Billington, undecided Bonnie Bingham, undecided
Jean Black, elementary education Julie Blazs, sacred music Greg Blazs, political science Bill Blong, undecided Keri Bonebright, exec, secretarial science John Bonn, undecided
Timothy Bonn, psychology Jim Booher, undecided Ted Booker, pastoral Barb Boomershine, undecided Cynthia B o w m a n , business education Geneva Boyd, psychology
Bill Boyd, undecided Phyllis Boyd, elementary education Lynn Boyer, English Charla Bradford, undecided Deborah Bradley, exec, secretarial science Darold Bradshaw, undecided
Karen Braun, sacred music Kim Braun, educational ministries Steve Bridge, undecided Brenna Briggs, television Allyson Brown, elementary education Dave Brown, business administration
Edward Brown, undecided Leah Brown, missions Melissa Brown, elementary education Rick Brown, history Tamara Brown, elementary education
Sue Brungard, psychology Mike Bryant, business administration Doug Buckley, physical education Mark Budd, business administration Jennifer Burcham, undecided
Dube Burje, accounting Chuck Burk, broadcast management Cindy Burleigh, elementary education Julie Burman, physical education Kelli Burnett, elementary education
Jean Ann Burns, elementary education Jeff Burns, pastoral Bryan Burton, undecided Melanie Butcher, undecided Randy Caldejon, pastoral youth
Leslie Campbell, undecided Kim Carder, elementary education Elaine Carey, undecided Debra Carmickle, elementary education Cheryl Carnagey, elementary education Ramona Carper, history
Shawna Carrol, exec, secretarial science Clifford Carter, pastoral Debbie Carter, business education Bob Casement, television Walton Casher, business administration Karen Caston, elementary education
Kyle Cave, television Debra Chandler, psychology Terry Chase, pastoral Shelly Cheney, music education Keith Child, pastoral Barbara Childers, exec, secretarial science
Concentration Jeff Ball, a freshman from Elverson, Pa., works on his class assignments in the recreation lounge in dorm 2.
Bonnie Chubb, business administration Chris Churchill, undecided Lisa Cipcic, business education Gregory Clark, pastoral Roger Clark, pastoral Mary Cleveland, elem. ed.
Tamara Coble, undecided Lorraine Coetzee, missions Rachel Coggins, undecided Shirley Cole, elementary education Jerry Coleman, undecided Jerry Coleman, business administration
Linda Collins, elementary education Melinda Collins, undecided Mary Columbus, undecided Carla Concepcion, undecided Michael Conley, math Kelly Connor, psychology
Dan Cook, undecided Susanna Cook, undecided Derek Cooper, drama Evelyn Cooper, undecided Gloria Cooper, undecided Timothy Cooper, undecided
Lisa Copeland, missions Kathy Corbitt, math education Joe Cotten, undecided Heather Coyle, undecided Lynne Crago, elementary education James Crawley, physical education
Harold Creech, sacred music Jack Criswell, accounting Martha Cromley, physical education T o m Crouthamel, pastoral Barbara Crow, accounting Phil Cruse, physical education
Greg Cruz, pastoral Andrew Culwell, undecided Jon Daggett, television Desi H. Dalton, pastoral youth Jean Daly, music education Deanna Daniels, English education
Shirley Dark, undecided Barb Darner, elementary education Joy Davis, elementary education Krista Davis, biology April Day, elementary education April Dedini, psychology
Anita Dees, undecided Veronica DeGarde, accounting Pamela Delashmit, elementary education Ruth Dentel, drama education Glenn Denton, pastoral
Rebecca Deshaw, music Margaret Desper, exec, secretarial science Michael Dimoff, pastoral Leland Dittman, hisotry education Terri Dixon, math education Sherrie Dixson, applied psychology
Kenneth Doan, pastoral Rebecca Dodds, undecided Karen Dollmann, biology Laurie Dondit, music education Anila Doshi English education T o m m y Doss, music education
Donna Driver, physical education Donna DuCasse, physical education Stacy Dunford, biology Alicia Duquet, elementary education Janie Durham, English education Keith Eades, elementary education
Jill Earlywine, exec, secretarial science Alvin Eason, business administration Felicia Earmon, undecided Michael Edwards, physical education Tami Edwards, exec, secretarial science T a m m y Edwards, exec, secretarial science
Phyllis Eggleston, elementary education Kathy Ehnis, psychology Joyce Eller, undecided Barbara Ellis, elementary education Doris Ellis, undecided Linda Engle, elementary education
Donny Epperson, undecided Dwight Erickson, math Doug Eunice, accounting Scott Evans, physical education David Fabrick, pastoral Bruce Fails, undecided
Donna Faircloth, elementary education Loretta Fang, accounting Kathy Farero undecided Alicia Farris, television Regina Farris, undecided Shelbi Fehl, undecided
Ronald Fekete, pastoral John Felker, undecided Frank Field, undecided Michele Fields, undecided Joyce Fisher, exec, secretarial science Wendell Fisher, pastoral
Debbie Fiskars, undecided Deanna Flickinger, undecided Craig Floyd, undecided Laura Flynn, undecided Tim Forcum, television Lynita Foster, business administration
T a m m y Fowler, elementary education Todd Fox, physical education Bob Freeman, physical education Greg Freshour, undecided Darryl Friedenstab, undecided Susan Fry, business administration
Michael Frye, pastoral Kori Fulton, psychology Gene Gabbard, television Carol Gabriel, psychology Todd Galloway, undecided Mary Jean Gambrel, biology
Greg Garcia, television Lori Garcia, biology Mariana Garcia, exec, secretarial science Martha Garratt, elementary educaiton David Garrison, religion Michelle Gates, accounting
Karl Gatz, history education Jayne Gault, elementary education Derrick Gerber, pastoral youth M a x Gessner, Jr., pastoral Robert Giambo, psychology Gina Gibson, exec, secretarial science
Cynthia Gillespie, psychology Jonathan Givens, television Donnie Golladay, business adminsitration Karen Golmer, exec, secretary science Ethelwoldo Gonzalez, television Cheryl Grant, music education
Jon Grant, business administration Daniel Grecu, physical education Emanuela Grecu, undecided Shauna Green, radio Robin Groot, elementary education Lisa Gross, television
Jodi Graziani, undecided Lisa Guillermin, undecided Timothy Guinn, undecided Debra Gunter, English education Cesar Guridy, Jr., physical education Duane Guridy, pastoral youth
Ralph Guy, pastoral Scott Gwartney, math Deborah Hagans, missions Rebecca Hagner, undecided Donald Haley, elementary education Patryce Haltiwanger, undecided
Debbie Ham, business administration Riham Hamarneh, undecided Tami Hamer, undecided Malynda Hamersley, accounting Mark Hamlin, business administration Kathy H a m m o n d , business administration
Roger Hankins, business administration Chris Hansen, business administration Steve Hansen, pastoral Joanna Hanthorn, undecided James L. Hardman, pastoral youth Patricia Harris, physical education
Donald Harrison, accounting Jennifer Hart, music education Becky Harter, exec, secretarial science David Hatcher, pastoral Cheryl Hatfield, exec, secretarial science Kelly Haverkate, applied psychology
Susan Hawkins, elementary education Cheryl Heacock, elementary education Julie Heggie, undecided Leslie Heinbuch, elementary education Kevin Henderson, elementary education Mark Henderson, undecided
Alvin Hennessey, pastoral Donna Henry, accounting Jonathan Henry, pastoral Kelly Hepburn, psychology Kyle Hepburn, psychology Scott Hester, missions
Jane Hibbard, math education Linda Hilte, exec, secretarial science Laura Hinshaw, applied psychology Lareese Hinson, undecided Kenneth Hirsh, business administration
Debbie Hitt, music Debbie Hoffman, exec, secretarial science Craig Hohl, pastoral youth Brenda Holaway, elementary education John Holloway, pastoral
Study time Freshman Jimmy Dotson, from Reidsville, N.C, takes time out from his afternoon schedule to work on his marketing homework.
Cindy Holmes, educational ministries Ernest Holmes, broadcast management Jeff Honeycutt, undecided Kim Hopkins, undecided Diana Horchner, elementary education Simon Horn, pastoral youth
Stacia Hornbacher, drama Sherri Hose, elementary education Mary Howell, educational ministries Robert Hudson, undecided T a m m y Hudson, English education Daniel Gray, pastoral
D a w n Gray, business administration Letita Huesman, undecided Dwaine Hupp, undecided Joni Hurst, sacred music T a m m y Jack, undecided Lori Jacobson, undecided
Paula Jamison, undecided Julie Jeffries, undecided Kim Jennings, elementary education Elaine Jimenez, business education Dana Johnson, educational ministries Debby Johnson, psychology
Edward D. Johnson, physical education Greg Johnson, history Sheri Johnson, business administration Teresa Johnson, math Anita Jones, exec, secretarial science Christine Jones, religion
Donna Jones, undecided Karen Jones, psychology Marjorie Jones, elementary education Susan Jones, missions T o m Jones, undecided Sandy Jordan, undecided
Janet Judkins, drama Donald Justice, religion Ronald Justice, pastoral Lisa Kanz. math education Fred Kee. business administration Lorraine Keenan, physical education
David Keim, business administration Jackie Kelley, exec, secretarial science Kim Kelly, undecided Kim K e m p , film Debbie Kennedy, business education Donna Kerr, undecided
Laura King, elementary education Terry King, pastoral youth Tim King, undecided Douglas Kirch, pastoral Ruth Kirchner, undecided Cathy Kiser, sacred music
Julie Klefeker, phychology Michael Klefeker, undecided Janice Kobus, undecided Steve Kokoska, religion Otto Koning, educational ministries Reiny Koschel, undecided
Greg Koss, television Louise Krahn, accounting Doug Kruger, undecided Trudy Kuhn, psychology Esther Kurczy, elementary education Dale Lachniet, political science
Dave Lambers, political science Dan Lambertson, pastoral Joe L a m m , sacred music Jeff Lancaster.pastoral youth Lisa Landrey, television Lynn Lassiter, elementary education
Mickey Leach, television Brenda Lee, television David Lee, undecided Karen Lee, business administration Larry LeGrande, undecided Steven Leonard, business administration
Michael Letts, undecided P a m Lewis, undecided Phil Libby, elementary education Robert Lightfoot, television Heidi Lining, business education Douglas Little, pastoral
D a w n a Lindsley, elementary education Karen Litsinger, elementary education Peter Lobley, accounting Darren Loeppky, television Colleen Lott, physical education Sherrie Lovell, pastoral youth
Rick L o w m a n , television Christine Lucas, pastoral theology Leesa Lucas, undecided Laurie Luetschwager, undecided Patty Lunn, undecided Ronda Lutz, undecided
Deborah Lyerly, math education Laura MacKenzie, psychology Scottie McCaffery, business administration Kathy M c Clain, elementary education Mark McClenahan, music education Cathy McCormick, elementary education
Mindy McCourt, undecided Tony McCrackin, biology Sandra McCraven, exec, secretarial science Kelly McCutcheon, exec, secretarial science Tim Mclndoe, business administration Beth Mcintosh, undecided
Steven McLemore, pastoral Mary Ellen Mack, elementary education Andrew Madeira, biology Nathan Maloney, undecided Debbie Mangier, biology Ronald Mangus, business administration
Barbara Marrett, math education James Marsh, undecided Jerry Marshall, pastoral A m a n d a Martin, psychology Bill Martin, business education Ed Martin, undecided
Shelly Martin, undecided Janice Mason, undecided Brenda Maurer, elementary education Davy Mayo, business administration Donald Meckley, physical education Cindy Megraw, undecided
Michael Megraw, undecided G w e n M e m m e r , undecided Michele Merritt, psychology Linda Messerschmidt, biology A m a n d a Miller, business administration Connie Miller, elementary education
Deborah Miller, business administration Heather Miller, undecided Marsha Miller, elementary education Marcia Miller, undecided Lisa Millermon, music education Chris Mills, undecided
Ernie Minor, pastoral Kevin Mitchell, undecided Robin Mitchell, sacred music J a m e s Moffitt, undecided Cheryl Moger, exec, secretarial science Yvonne Monahan, business administration
Tracy Monard, elementary education Cecilia Moore, English education Mark Moore, undecided Mary Morgan, undecided Sheila Morris, public address Timothy Morton, undecided
Robert Mullen, physical education T o m Munchbach, pastoral Carol Murray, psychology Scott Musgrave, television Karen Mustard, educational ministries Mary Nadelen, undecided
Danny Nelson, psychology Lisa Nelson, undecided Todd Nelson, educational ministries Troy Nelson, educational ministries Colleen Neyman, religion A m y Niccum, undecided
W a y n e Nichols, undecided Jasmine Nixon, accounting David Nixon, undecided Deborah Nixon, undecided Tim Nolan, undecided Christine Noon, exec, secretarial science
Sherri Norman, elementary education Steve Nortier, undecided Dwight O'Neal, business administration John O'Neal, undecided Laurie O'Shea, elementary education T a m m y Ocetnik, physical education
Vicki Oliver, educational ministries Becky Orr, undecided Belinda Orr, undecided Ray Osborne, math Leslie Painter, music Tony Palacios, pastoral counseling
Cathy Palmer, undecided Richard B. Parry, accounting Tim Parsons, interdisciplinary studies Ken Pate, undecided Greg Patterson, accounting Joan Patterson, religion
Melanie Patterson, exec, secretarial science Melinda Peaden, undecided Jeffrey Peeler, undecided Linda Peet, elementary education Dave Perry, undecided T a m m y Peterson, undecided
Yvette Peterson, elementary education T a m m y Peyton, psychology Steve Phelps, undecided Angie Phillips, undecided Mindy Phillips, physical education Sharon Phipps, educational ministries
Barry Pinder, business administration D a w n Pindroh, educational ministries Frank Plummer, television Glenda Portukalian, elementary education Janette Powers, elementary education Sharon Pratt, radio
Chellie Preston, elementary education Kathryn Pritchard, elementary education Mark Pritchard, undecided Dominic Pulaski, physical education Patti Purdie, elementary education W e n d y Querry, business administration
Renee Racer, history education James Ramsey, math Dennis Ratliff, pastoral Sherry Reasoner, applied psychology Douglas Reeder, pastoral youth Jeff Reeves, pastoral
John Reid, radio Jayne Rhone, psychology Roy Richards, radio Teena Richardson, undecided Bryan Richey, business administration Marvette Rife, undecided
Engine work This student took the opportunity on a warm day to work on his car around the dorm circle.
Ronald Roberts, pastoral youth Russ Roberts, pastoral youth Linda Robertson, undecided James Robinette, undecided Cynthia Rockwood, music Rosalee Rodda, business administration
Craig Rogers, business administration Steven Rogier, pastoral Robin Rollins, speech Jennifer Roth, business administration Lisa Rowe, physical education LeAnn Rowland, psychology
Diane Rupp, exec, secretarial science W a n d a Rumsey, undecided Kenneth Rush, pastoral
Karla Rusk, elementary education Randy Ruth, undecided Julia Samuels, English education
Rebecca Sanders, undecided Robert Sands, pastoral Bryan Sandsbury, undecided
Oscar Sastoque, educational ministries Penelope Saunders, elementary education Melvin Sayler, pastoral
Lorri Scarborough, math Daniel Schnurr, political science Mark Schoonover. business administration
Tracy Schreiber, English Steve Schweckendieck, music education Lisa Scott, undecided Randy Scott, pastoral Tal Seaman, math Russell Sears, undecided
Glenn Sebast, pastoral youth Lyssa Seide, English T a m m y Semple, business administration T a m m y Serra, physical education Barbara Sharp, undecided Donna Shelor, physical education
Debbie Shepley, business administration Scott Sherman, political science Brian Shirey, business administration Scott Shirley, political science David Shoemaker, undecided Jill Showalter, accounting
Penny Showers, elementary Tim Shulda, physical Lynn Shupp, Glenda Sibbick, elementary Preston Sigmon, P a m Sisler, physical
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Charles Skaff, music education Dave Slotterback, undecided Sydney Small, elementary education Gail Smith, elementry education Martha Smith, elementary education Paige Smith, business administration
Sharon Smith, pathology Tim Smith, undecided Clifford Smithers, business administration Sue Soinak, undecided Lowell Sowry, political science Paul Spadino, biology
Tim Spencer, physical education Rodney Spencer, sacred music Joy Stanford, pastoral youth Laura Stanley, psychology James Stark, pastoral youth Bradley Steigerwalt, undecided
Tanya Steiner, psychology Suzanne Stelly, undecided M o e Stenson, undecided Mary Stephens, undecided Robert Stephenson, pastoral counseling Dave Stewart, pastoral
Kenneth Stewart, pastoral youth Mary Stewart, elementary education Rodney Straw, pastoral Marnita Stoltzfus, physical education Rene Stoltzfus, business administration Jeff Stone, political science
Sharon Stone, music Mindy Storrer, elementary education Mary Story, elementary education Stephen Stinnett, business administration Toni Stinson, undecided Joel Stirewalt, physical education
Neil Suders, pastoral Jodie Summers, business administration Tanya Swofford, elementary education Kathleen Surenkamp, missions Rhonda Suther, exec, secretarial science Gloria Swagman, English education
Sylvia Swaim, undecided Denis Swehla, pastoral T h o m a s Talley, undecided Donna Tarzia, undecided John Tau, math Sherry Taylor, undecided
Sonia Taylor, elementary education Virginia Taylor, undecided Chris Teachey, physical education Karla Thaxton, undecided Mark Thayer, pastoral Lisa Thigpen, undecided
Eric Thomas, physical education J i m m y Thomas, business administration Byron Thompson, undecided Cathy Thompson, math Holly Thompson, elementary education Jeffrey Thompson, business administration
June T h u m m a , elementary education Janet Tifft, accounting Mario Tizziani, elementary education Ken Tomlin, undecided Ana M . Torres, undecided Michele Tozour, elementary education
Vivien Trostle, business education Mitchell Troxell, pastoral Lee Truman, undecided Mike Turnbow, undecided Edwin Utz, pastoral Ryan Utz, physical education
Troy Utz, physical education Gina Van Allen, math Benita Van Cleave, elementary education Warren Vandiver, accounting Leslie Vanriper, elementary education Teresa Vest, educational ministries
Shari Vickers, undecided W e n d y Voll, exec, secretarial science Leslie Vanhoy, math education Carla Vaughan, undecided Shawn Wade, elementary education Laurie Wagner, physical education
Jeffrey W a k e m a n , undecided Elizabeth Walker, educational ministries Robert Walker, physical education H. Kyle Wall, pastoral youth Cheryl Wallace, elementary education Jackie Walorski, television
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Julia Weir, undecided John Welsh, Jr., missions Pamela Weyant, elementary education Bobbie Wheeless, elementary education Gerry White, educational ministries Sally White, psychology
Mary Anne Whitmore, elementary education T a m m y Wichterman, political science Suzie Wiegold, physical education Becky Wiginton, undecided Sandy Wiggers, physical education Mike Willats, broadcast management
Alan Williams, business administration Jolita Williams, undecided James Willis, political science Jane Willis, psychology Matt Willmington, pastoral Michael Wilmer, accounting
Ken Wilson, undecided Susan Wilson, exec, secretarial science Teresa Wilson, math Allyson Windsor, missions Tim Wichter, accounting Brenda Wolff, undecided
Don Wood, music Faith Wood, undecided Grant Wood, television Chip Woods, missions Ed Wriggleworth, radio Cheryl Wychopen, biology
Susan Wykle, elementary education Steven Yahnke, radio Craig Yates, physical education Sara Yeip, undecided Deborah Yerger, elementary education Robert Young, Jr., math
Scott Young, political science Barb Youngblood, youth Jennifer Zink, business administration Terry Zupan, undecided
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Editor â€” Jennie Vanhoy
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M a n y events happened this year in the Institute to m a k e it a memorable year for the students and faculty. In September, Dr. Willmington's book, "Willmington's Guide to the Bible," was published and used as a textbook in the Institute. The second semester saw m a n y n e w faces in the Institute as n e w students brought the enrollment to 107. A s the year ended, students were thankful for the good memories the past year held.
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Inside 268 Skit highlights Christmas party A skit portrayed the "typical" Institute family. 2 7 0 The Institute: A story of growth The dean of the Institute reaches a milestone. 2 7 4 Graduates For some, the two-year course is only a beginning.
Skit highlights Christmas party ^Dkits, music, singing and spaghetti were on the agenda for the Institute's Christmas party. It w a s held December 11 in the chapel on Treasure Island. T h e m e n and ladies were greeted at the door with boutineers and corsages. Dr. Harold Willmington, dean of the Institute, spoke just before the entertainment began. Several people provided special music. "Santa Claus" ( D o m Forlano) recognized the December graduates with Christmas "presents" which portrayed their personalities. Several mini-skits c a m e before the main skit and grand finale of the day: "The Fickle Family." Mike Gestrich wrote the skit about a "typical" Institute family and their m a n y trials and tribulations. Just before lunch, Fred Duncan sang m a n y familiar Christmas songs. A spaghetti lunch awaited after the morning's activities had ended. Ice cream and cookies topped off the meal. M u c h of the credit toes to Mike Gestrich, and the m a n y others w h o helped him plan and organize the program. â€” Jennie Vanhoy
Frank Fickle eyes Baby Freddie (Dave Reeves) as he makes his debut in the skit entitled, "The Fickle Family." Frank Fickle (himself) continues to study as his wife Fanny Fickle (Jennie Vanhoy) worries aloud about all the unpaid bills. J a m e s Stringfield
Frank Fickle vents his anger as his family, Baby Freddie (Dave Reeves), Fannie Fickle (Jennie Vanhoy), Frizzy (David Chick), and narrator, Mike Gestrich, make sure they 're out of his way. Fred Duncan entertains the students with Christmas songs. James Stringfield
Tracy Cruz, sings "Come On Ring Those Bells' ing the party
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T h e Institute: A story of growth /amazed!" That was the w a y Dr. Harold Willmington described his reaction as he walked into class April 7. It was his 50th birthday and the students of the Institute had planned a surprise for him. After chapel, everyone hurried back to class and waited for him. A s he walked into the room, the lights were off. W h e n they c a m e on everyone yelled, "SURPRISE!" "I was totally unaware of what was going on," he commented afterwards. "Even w h e n I opened the door and saw all the lights off, I thought, 'Those crazy students have got the lights off.'" After "Happy Birthday" was sung, Ricky Miller, class president, presented Dr. Willmington with a pewter cup. Engraved on the cup was "Baptist gasoline" since he enjoys coffee so m u c h . Several special guests were on hand to express their congratulations and praise for his accomplishments. "He's a tremendous asset to this ministry, said L B C President A. Pierre Guillermin. He then presented Dr. Willmington
with a Lynchburg Jefferson Cup, a silver cup similar to one on display at Monticello. Next, Dr. Elmer Towns, dean of the Liberty Baptist Seminary spoke highly of Dr. Willmington saying that someday his n a m e would be "named a m o n g Ironside, R.A. Torrey and others." Lastly Dr. Falwell mentioned the even greater work that Dr. Willmington was doing n o w as the dean of the Liberty H o m e Bible Institute which has approximately 12,000 students at present. Willmington was born April 7, 1932 in southern Illinois. His family later moved to Mt. Vernon, III., where he graduated from high school. His next schooling was for a year and a half at Hannibal-LaGrange in Hannibal, M o . While at LaGrange, he surrendered to the call to preach. In June of 1952, he enrolled at the M o o d y Bible Institute in Chicago and graduated there in 1955. His first pastorate was in a small church in Griggsville, III. During this time, he was completing his bachelor's degree at La Grange. Upon completion, he enrolled at
Dallas Theological Seminary. While at Dallas, he married Sue Ransom on April 15, 1961. A son Matthew, was born to them in December of 1962. At that time, he accepted the pastorate at Community Bible Church in Ohio for three years. He then moved to Minneapolis, Minn., where he assumed the pastorate of a rather large church. In the late 1960s, he was pastoring a church in Indiana when a good friend, Elmer Towns, invited him to Lynchburg Baptist College to hold a series of meetings with the students. What he did not k n o w was that he was to meet Dr. Jerry Falwell w h o had plans to start a Bible Institute. Dr. Falwell did indeed invite him to start this particular ministry. After m u c h prayer, he and his family moved to Lynchburg in 1972. This was the beginning of what is known today as the Institute of Biblical Studies. In 1976, the Liberty H o m e Bible Institute, a h o m e correspondence course, was begun. At present, it has an enrollment of approximately 12,000 students, one of the largest, if not the largest, of its kind in the world.
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Dr. Willmington spends quite a few weekends preaching at churches which Institute graduates have start-
The Sweetheart banquet: A unique experience
Dr. BR. Lakin cuts the ribbon for the dedication of the religion hall on April 25, 1982. The building was named in honor of Dr. Lakin.
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In 1981, the students of IBS were privileged to have as their textbook, "Willmington's Guide to the Bible." The book itself weights 5'/4 pounds and has approximate ly one million words in it. "I began actually preparing this while I was at the Dallas Theological Seminary in '58-59. Then it slowly dawned on m e that maybe I could s o m e day compile an allinclusive one-volume s u m m a r y of the Bible so I just kept adding to it and adding to it and when I c a m e here, I continued working on it while I was working in the ministry." It was completed in 1978 and by the fall of 1981, the book had been published by Tyndale House Publishers which has since printed 110,000 copies. 1981 was an exciting year for the IBS students in another way also. In keeping with Dr. Falwell's vision of one day having all the schools on the mountain, the Institute held classes on the mountain with the college and seminary for the first time. Classes had previously been held in the old sanctuary at the T h o m a s Road Baptist Church. Various rooms adjacent to the sanctuary were also used for elective classes. Most of the students were pleased with the move. Gary Roy, a 1982 graduate from Tri-City Baptist Church in Durham, N.C. thought the m o v e was profitable. "We have access to the college library and to the college professors. W e have an
opportunity to show others our program. A lot of w h o m didn't k n o w w e existed. This will help us grow." Dr. Willmington saw more advantages than disadvantages in the move. " W e had more room as far as m y office is concerned and a little more privacy. I'm glad I'm up here where the students are. "The big advantage of being here on the mountain of course is that this is where the action is. I can go and visit the other religion professors and of course that's what I enjoy doing," Willington said. While on the mountain this year, another big step w a s m a d e toward fulfilling the Great Commission in our day. In chapel on Wednesday, April 28, Dr. Falwell announced the approval of Dr. Willmington's request to establish an International Bible Center here in Lynchburg. Dr. Willmington was appointed co-ordinator for that entire ministry. The Bible Center will have many, m a n y aspects to it. Just to mention a few: day and week long seminars for pastors will be held, a school to train directors for local church Bible Institutes, and a computerized Bible Program will be started. From its beginning until now, the Bible Institute has been an exciting ministry and it appears that it will continue to be so in the future, if Dr. Willmington has any thing to do with it. — Jennie Vanhoy
Unusual! Those were just a couple of the comments m a d e about this year's Institute Sweetheart banquet. Every other year, the Sweetheart banquet centers its program around the renewing of the wedding vows. The married couples renew their vows and the single people v o w only to marry in the Lord. Approximately 200 people were on hand February 20 at Eagle Eyrie for this special occasion. With the ladies in formals and the m e n in dress suits, they were treated almost royally as they arrived. Don Baker graciously opened the car doors and greeted the guests. John Rundell then parked the cars for the couples as they came. Everyone chatted over punch in the huge reception room. Photographs were taken of the couples with the gigantic fireplace as the background. Everyone then entered the candlelight room for dinner. Sweetheart roses and red candles decorated the tables. At the base of each candle were four tiny crossstitched pillows bearing the words, "Love Begins Here," which w a s the theme for the evening. After the meal, entertainment was provided by the love songs of Fred Duncan. Donnie Cantwell, a graduate of the Institute, was the speaker for the evening. Next c a m e the highlight which everyone had been waiting for. First, the single w o m en repeated after Dr. Willmington their v o w to marry only in the Lord and were followed by the single m e n w h o did the same. T h e married couples were next. After renewing their vows, they puckered up and kissed their mates! Judy Forlano, planner and organizer of the banquet, then spoke briefly. "I couldn't have done it without the help of a lot of ladies," w h o m she then recognized with roses. The lovely evening was capped off as everyone enjoyed a piece of the six-tier wedding cake. W h e n asked what most impressed those attending, the exchanging of the vows kept coming up. "It m a d e you think back to the actual time it happened. It m a d e you think of the way life was then and the way it is now," said Dennis Roberts, a first semester student. O n e student stated that this really m a d e him see the importance of his wife. Of all the activities this year, this w a s one not soon to be forgotten. — Jennie Vanhoy lnslitute/271
Dr. Harold Willmington, Dean of Institute of Biblical Studies Kenneth Chapman, Associate Dean of Institute of Biblical Studies
Sue Willmington Beginning Sign Language Establishing a Deaf Ministry I and II Advanced Sign Language
- Nevin Alwine lermeneutics nurch History â€˘ Wilmington and Kenneth Chapman combine thei 'ents of teaching to give the students of the Institute a M'er knowledge of the Bible.
Marie C h a p m a n S u n d a y School Methods S u n d a y School Administration Christian W o m a n h o o d Fundamentals of Music
Dr. Jerry Kroll Homiletics I and II
Not pictured: Don Harris Jerry Edwards
Don Baker Chuck Baldis Angel Cruz Tracy Cruz Joe Damon
Dave Dickerson Domenic Forlano Steve Gates Tim Gregory Glenn Hunt
Steve McCameron Edward Pope Gary Roy John Rundell T o m Schon
Brenda Stamper Rodney Stamper James Stringfield David VanNote Stanley Watts Institute Graduates/ 275
Steve Albonetti Brad Anderson Ricky Barnes Cliff Bartley
T o m Booze Kevin Byrnes Deborah Chase Mark Chase
Howard Coldiron Larry Dean Kim Durant Cheryl Fake
Danny Flack Stan Gravely Norville Hanke Andy Hawes
Rick Herman Joe Jeffers 276/lnstitute
Ken Koester Ed Matheson Tracy McElroy Clarence Mitchell
Kathy Mullally Ruth Niehaus Carol Nutter Robert Pannell
Cindy Phipps David Reeves Dennis Roberts Kurtis Roberts
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T h e Liberty Baptist Seminary continued to grow during 1981-82. Each student had an input into the seminary. S o m e m a d e an impact on areas outside the seminary as well, as they took on other responsibilities. S o m e students pastored churches on weekends which added to their schedule. Others headed up s u m m e r inner city teams or were involved with other weekend ministries. Faculty m e m b e r s also influenced each student as they taught classes and subjects which will influence each student in his or her future ministry.
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Inside 280 Faculty Faculty members impart knowledge. 282 Students Number of students continues to increase.
Dave Adams Dr. Walter Byrd Dr. James Freerksen
Dr. David Beck Dr. Carl Diemer Dr. John Graham
Dr. James Borland Dr. John Feinburg Dr. Gary Habermas
Dr. Lee Bruckner Dr. Paul Fink Chuck Hagarty
Dr. Ronald Hawkins Benji McCann Dr. Wayne Sterling
Dr. Ernest Liddle Dr. Dan Mitchell Dr. Sumner W e m p
Dr. William Matheny Dr. Don Rickards Bill Wheeler
Michael A d a m s Ray Adkins Dennis Allison
Kevin Allison Charles Anderson Stephen Beaver
Sean Bergin Johnnie Brewer Dan Buchshaun
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John Corcoran Greg Couser Darlene Coward
Steve Cyr Richard Davis Dave Early
Ricky Eason Pat Elliot Rodger Ellis
James Feyrer Ralph Fox William Glaze
Edmund G o m e s David Gregorin John Hall
Don Harris Robert Heatron David Herron
David J. Hertzler Karl Hess John Hill
Mark Hine Michael Hodges Jung Gil Hong
Moon Jong Hong Gary Irvin Ron Jaeck
Tony Johnson Paul Katzaman Greg Kemp
Tai Soo Kim Jim Kinnebrew Dave Klase
Gary Kurfman Edward Laremore David LeBlanc
Edward Maciorowski Keith Marvel Gary Maxwell
Denton McCleary Allen McFarland Wayne Milam
Philip Miles John Miller Michael Morykon
Kun Cheul Park Young Park Doug Porter
Pat Price Steven Savas Larrie Schlapman
Steven Sitter Michael Smith Rick Spry
John Swindlehurst John T h o m a s Allen Troutman
David Watkins Robert Wingfield John Yoder
Abbott, Nancy J. 222 Acho, Onyebuchi S. 222 Acomb, Darla B. 246 Adame, Lupe V. 246 Adams, Joni L. 234 Adams, Maxwell L. 234 Adams, Michael S. 282 Adams, Paula M. 246 Adams, Richard L. 196 Adams, Steve 222 Adkins, Ray 282 Administration Adolphsen, Curtis S. 139 Agens, James M. 136, 138, 222 Agnew, Michele P. 122, 123, 246 Aigner, Marian L. 222 Akins, Teresa M. 196 Akins, Wayne D. 246 Albonetti, Steven W. 276 Albury, John D. 196 Albury, Dave 222 Aldrich, Sandra L. 246 Aldridge, Shirley 246 Alexander, Donald G. 234 Alexander, Steven L. 234 Alford, Pamela S. 172, 246 Alfrey, John E. 234 Alicea, Ana C. 246 Allen, Charles 159 Allen, Deborah 234 Allen, Melinda M. 222 Allen, Rodney A. 234 Allen Jr., Lacy H. 234 Allison, Becky A. 234 Allison, Connie D. 154 Allison, David 35 Allison, Dennis 282 Allison, Gloria A. 222 Allison, Kevin 282 Allwes, Mark M. 246 Almand, Corrie A. 234 Altman, Margaret L. 234 Ambrose, Velma J. 246 Amon, Timothy A. 196 A m m o n s , Jim 234 Anderson, Brad 276 Anderson, Charles M. 282 Anderson, Debra 246 Anderson, Dennis A. 42, 222 Anderson, Diane H. 246 Anderson, Gail L. 222 Anderson, Holly D. 85, 246 Anderson, Karen E. 246 Andes, Olan L. 246 Andrew, Susan D. 89, 234 Andrews, Dana K. 246 Andrews, Thomas 196 Andrews, T o m 246 Andrews, Jr., Ralph E. 144, 246 Anspach, Kip C. 234 Appel, Debra L. 196 Appleton, Billy M. 246 Aragon, Pablo F. 75 Arbuckle, Robin R. 135, 167, 196 Ardinger, Rosalind K. 196 Armstrong, Barry K. 136, 222 Armstrong, Mark A. 150, 160 Arnett, Marie 246 Arnold, Donna G. 246 Arnold, Gypsie S. 196
Arnold, Joyce L. 196 Arnold, Reva J. 246 Arsnoe, Cindy L. 196 Arsnoe, Randy 234 Artz, Sandra A. 222 Ashworth, Connie L. 196 Atkins, Phillip E. 16, 164, 165, 222 Atkins, Shawna M. 246 Atkinson, Sarah 234 Atwell, Daniel E. 222 Avery, Yvonne K. 234 Axel, Cheri L. 234 Axel, Julie A. 246 Aycock, Kim 196 Ayers, Judy D. 196 Aylestock, Ginger L. 246
bb Babcock, Gary E. 140, 222 Bacon, Wanda M. 196 Badger, Susan R. 246 Baer, Frank W. 25, 234 Baer, Robert 196 Bagley, Susan M. 196 Bailey, Lisa R. 144, 246 Bair, Susan 246 Baker, Barbara J. 234 Baker, Cathy D. 246 Baker, Donald L. 275 Baker, Mickey W. 104, 105, 160, 196 Baker, Ray 158, 222 Baldis, Charles J. 275 Ball, Jeffrey D. 246, 249 Ball, Ronaele S. 31 Ballinger, Barry 222 Ballman, Jonathan 246 Band 130, 131, 132, 133 Bandara, Bonny L. 246 Bankson, Laurel L. 246 Banta, Ronald S. 234 Barbish, Cheryl L. 246 Barden, Diana 222 Barden, Sharon M. 246 Bardwell, James 246 Bargar, A m y J. 196 Barger, T a m m y A. 246 Barker, David L. 247 Barker, Karen 222 Barker, Mary B. 247 Barker, Susan 222 Barna, David 197 Barner, Robert E. 234 Barnes, Cheryl L. 234 Barnes, Ricky L. 276 Barnes, Stephanie 234 Barnes, Teresa A. 234 Barnes, Thomas J. 165 Bamsdale, Jeffrey G. 247 Barnwell, Steve 247 Baron, David 222 Barrett, Gregory W. 222 Barrett, Karen E. 85, 234 Barstead, David A. 234 Barstead, Donna 222 Bartholomew, Rebecca L. 222 Bartlett, Lisa D. 247 Bartley, Clifton E. 276 Bartram, Laurie L. 139, 234 Baseball 110, 111, 112, 113, 114,
115 Basham, Donna 197 Basham, Lydia L. 247 Basso, Paul A. 75 Basso, Philip A. 73, 75 Batchelor, Thomas R. 247 Bathurst, Daniel L. 150, 234 Baucum, Todd D. 158 Bawtinhimer, Martha J. 234 Bazen, Lois A. 156, 222 Beale, Carolyn A. 247 Beam, John W. 247 Beard, Charles L. 234 Beard, Karen Y. 247 Beardsley, Kelly J. 247 Beardlsey, Linda D. 197 Bearinger, Clark A. 247 Beatty, Debra L. 234 Beaty, Randy D. 222 Beaudry, Charleen K. 234 Beaver, Stephen 282 Becherl, Mark T. 247 Beck, Alan H. 222 Beck, William J. 197 Beckles, Anthony E. 197 Beckstrom, Kerry F. 197 Behind The Scenes 34, 35 Behn, Mark E. 222 Behrns, Stephen M. 107 Bell, Frederick F. 234 Bell, Mark 158 Bell, William R. 83, 144, 222 Bellamy, Rita L. 222 Bellinger, Kelly D. 247 Bennett, Jeffrey D. 197 Benninger, Stephen J. 165, 222 Benson, Ivy L. 222 Benson, Jeffrey F. 74, 75 Bentley, Joan M. 234 Berg, Jr., Thomas F. 234 Bergey, Alison A. 247 Bergin, Sean J. 282 Berkemer, Karen L. 222 Berry, Cheryl L. 235 Berry, Dena K. 235 Berry, Patricia L. 235 Betker, Heather C. 222 Bickley, Danny 135, 247 Biggar, Carol A. 135 Billington, Bonnie C. 247 Bingham, Bonnie L. 247 Bisbee, Keith A. 235 Bischoff, Joyce F. 197 Bitonti, Michael W. 223 Black, David S. 163, 235 Black, Dawna 197 Black, Donald J. 235 Black, Gina A. 150, 235 Black, Jean R. 247 Black, Lori A. 235 Black, Philip M. 140 Black Student Union 160 Black, Timothy J. 87, 197 Blackford, Lisa K. 167, 235 Blackford, William H. 235 Blakemore, Janice T. 223 Blank, Daniel T. 235 Blazs, Greg 247 Blazs, Julie A. 247 Blazs, Kevin A. 197 Blosser, Rene 135, 235 Blume, Sally M. 235 Blume Jr., James H. 167, 197 Blystone, Carolyn S. 235 Bohren, Kenneth E. 235
Bolhuis, Sherilynne 235 Bone, Christopher J. 144 Bonebright, Keri L. 247 Bonheim, Scott R. 223 Bonn, John T. 247 Bonn, Timothy F. 247 Bonneau, Debbie S. 235 Booher Jr., James M. 247 Booker, Karen S. 120, 122, 197 Booker, Ted J. 135, 247 Boomershine, Barbara E. 247 Boone, Russell H. 87, 150, 223 Booze, Thomas A. 276 Borgg, Michael 223 Booror, Bethany A. 222 Boulton, Denise L. 235 Boven, Gary L. 197 Bowen, Nancy R. 223 Bowen, Richard L. 197 Bowen, Ruth A. 222 Bowersock, Deanna L. 197 Bowles, Majean 197 Bowman, Cynthia A. 247 Bowyer, Wendy G. 235 Boyd, Bill 75, 247 Boyd, Geneva 247 Boyd, Phyllis A. 247 Boyd, Victoria L. 197 Boyer, Lynn R. 247 Bracken, Robert D. 223 Bradford, Charla S. 247 Bradley, Deborah 247 Bradley, Pamela G. 223 Bradshaw, Darold 247 Brake, Don 75 Brake, Kimberly D. 144, 235 Braley, Mark G. 223 Brandolini, David P. 197 Branham, T o m 223 Branscum, Laura J. 31, 154, 223 Braun, Karen 247 Braun, Kimberley S. 247 Brennan, Paul B. 197 Brenner, Scott C. 223 Brewer, Jana L. 198 Brewer, Johnnie W. 282 Bridge, Steve M. 247 Briggs, Brenna M. 247 Briggs, Steven L. 159 Brindle, Robert H. 198 Brinkley, Teresa A. 223 Britt, Richard M. 235 Brittain, Randall G. 223 Britton, Terry D. 223 Brooks, Chris 235 Brooks, Mark W. 198 Brooks, Shirley S. 235 Brothers Jr., William L. 223 Brouillette, Lisa D. 135, 198 Brown, Allyson L. 247 Brown, Dale 198 Brown, Dan 198 Brown, David A. 75, 247 Brown, Douglas A. 198 Brown, Edward E. 248 Brown, Jeffrey A. 223 Brown, John A. 235 Brown, Leah E. 248 Brown, Linwood R. 167, 198 Brown, Melissa J. 248 Brown, Richard S. 248 Brown, Tamara L. 248 Brown, Todd 135 Bruch, Robin P. 235
Brungard, Sue E. 248 Brunner, Leanne R. 154, 223 Brunner, Lonnie 198 Bryant, Michael S. 248 Bryant, Karen 165 Bryant, Phyllis 223 Bryant, Thomas T. 235 Buchsbaum, Daniel G. 282 Buckley, Douglas C. 248 Budd, Mark H. 248 Bullins, Allyson M. 235 Bullock, Joel C. 87 Burcham, Jennifer P. 248 Burcham, Karen L. 152, 223 Burdo, Barbara A. 235 Burje, Dube 248 Burke, Melanie G. 90, 235 Burks, Charles W . 248 Burleigh, Cynthia A. 248 Burman, Julie A. 248 Burneson, Paul E. 136, 223 Burnett, Kelli 248 Burns, Jean A. 248 Burns, Jeffrey R. 248 Burr, Cindy L. 158, 164, 165, 167, 198 Burr, Mark A, 223 Burr, Sandi L. 235 Burris, Kregg F. 235 Burroughs, T a m m y M . 235 Burrows, William F. 223 Burton, Anita D. 223 Burton, Bryan E. 248 Burton, Robert H. 198 Bush, Kelly J. 75 Business Division 172, 173 Business Association 163 Bussell, Sue 144, 223 Butler, Bradley J. 75 Butscher, Melanie A. 248 Butzer, Stephen P. 75 Byers, Brenda L. 223 Byrnes, Kevin J. 276
cc Cabbell, Eric T. 75 Cable, Angela E. 235 Cain, David J. 75 Caldejon, Randy I. 248 Caldwell, Robin E. 223 Caldwell, Steven R. 163, 235 Calloway, Skip 75 Calmes, Mitchell R. 235 Caminiti, Laurie L. 235 Campbell, Connie 223 Campbell, David L. 164, 235 Campbell, Leslie K. 248 Campbell, Michael B. 223 Bamuglia, Grace G. 282 Canfield, Catherine L. 198 Cannon, Jon M. 78 Carbeck, Henry W . 235 Carder, Kimberly A 248 Carderelli. Sharon B. 198 Carey, Elaine M. 85, 248 Carey, Paul H. 198 Carlson, Steven R 235 Carmickle, Debra L. 248 Carmickle, Ricky A. 152, 223 Carnagey, Cheryl L. 248 Carper, R a m o n a 248 Carr, Kelly F 165 Carroll. Cynthia R 223 Carroll, S h a w n a K 248 Carter, Deborah L. 248 Carter Jr.. Albert L. 32, 144, 154, 235
Carter, Clifford 248 Carver, Jane A. 198 Carvin, Debbie 199 Casement, Robert C. 248 Casher, Walton L. 144, 248 Caston, Karen A. 248 Caswell, Steven T. 87, 235 Cave, Kyle E. 248 Cave, Margaret N. 154, 223 Caviness, Anthony L. 223 Caviness, Rebecca H. 223 Cernigliaro, Carrie F. 235 Cernigliaro, Matthew 223 C h a m b e r Choir 134, 135 Chandler, Debra J. 248 Chandler, Doug 135 Chapel 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61 C happell, Beno 236 Chase, David L. 198 Chase, Deborah 276 Chase, Mark R. 276 Chase, Terry M . 248 Cheerleaders 78, 79 Cheney, Shelley M . 248 Chick, David K. 269 Child, Keith 248 Childers. Barbara E. 248 Chong, A n S. 282 Christian Service 174, 175 Christie, Kathy J. 198 Chubb, Bonnie M . 249 Churchill, Chris 249 Cipcic, Lisa M . 122, 249 Clapp, Pamela E. 198 Claridge, Theophilus V. 134, 135, Clark, David D. 75 Clark, Eddie 130 Clark, Gregory M . 249 Clark, Joyce E. 223 Clark, Linda 236 Clark, Julie 223 Clark, Mark 198 Clark, Mitchell T. 75 Clark, Rick 236 Clark, Roger G. 249 Clark, Stacy 236 Clark, Stephen F. 75 Clarke, Douglas P. 224 Clauser, Brian L. 199 Clemens, Victoria 199 Cleveland, Deborah L. 166, 199 Cleveland, Mary E. 249 Cline, Michael E. 236 Closing Section 298, 299, 300 Cobb, Michele D. 199 Cobb, Peggy J. 236 Cochran, Eric L. 22 Cocilo Jr., Benedict J. 158, 159. Coetzee, Lorraine S. 249 Cofer, John H. 236 Coffer, Karen L. 139, 236 Coffey, Reuel S. 199 Coffman, Mark A. 236 Coggins, Rachel 249 Coin, Douglas F. 224 Coker, Jr., Gaines M . 75 Coldiron, Howard G. 276 Cole, Shirley A. 249 Cole, Susan G. 236 Coleman, Jerry W . 1, 249 Coleman, Priscilla A. 165, 199 Coleman, Robbie M. 236 Coleman, Suzanne E 224 Coles. Kathy A. 224 Collins, Linda L. 135. 249 Collins. Melinda N. 249 Colpean. Keith 236 Columbus. Mary T. 249 Comber, Cynthia D 90 Comer. Karen 236
Communications Division 176, 1 Concepcion, Carla L. 249 Concert Series 36, 37, 38, 39 Conley, Michael G. 87, 249 Connor, Kelly C. 249 Cook, Alan R. 236 Cook, Daniel L. 250 Cook, Mark J. 236 Cook, Ralph D. 144, 224 Cook, Sandra S. 224 Cook, Susanna Q . 250 Cook, Warren E. 224 Cooper, Derek 250 Cooper, Donnie G. 135 Cooper, Evelyn D. 250 Cooper, Gloria F. 250 Cooper, Sherrilynn R. 224 Cooper, Timothy L. 87, 250 Copeland, Lisa D. 144, 250 Corcoran, John D. 283 Corbitt, Catherine 250 Cordell, Judy L. 236 Cotten, Joseph E. 250 Coulter, Camille L. 85, 236 Courtney, Linda L. 236 Courts, Kristi R. 33, 34 Couser, Greg A. 283 Coward, Darlene E. 283 Cox, Joseph 236 Cox, Lowrence R. 62, 199 Cox, Peggy A. 224 Coyle, Heather B. 250 Crago, Lynne 250 Crago, William G. 199 Crain, Deborah 236 Cratch, Stephanie K. 140 Crawley, James E. 250 Creech, Harold T. 250 Crider, Ricky L. 75, 199 Criswell, Jack G. 250 Criswell Jr., Clarence L. 236 Critzer, Sheila F. 236 Cromley, Martha J. 250 Cross, Joy E. 224 Crossley, Ian J. 224 Croudace, Janette 236 Crouthamel, Jr., T h o m a s J. 250 Crow, Barbara K. 250 Crowe, Sharon E. 199 Crowell, Edward B. 148 Crump, Robin L. 236 Cruse, Philip J. 87, 250 Crutchfield, Karen G. 236 Cruz, Angel 275 Cruz Jr., Gregory 250 Cruz, Tracy 269, 275 Culbertson, Lauralla 199 Cullen, Tara J. 236 Cullen, T h o m a s F. 224 Culley, Deronne F. 236 Culver, Dona J. 165, 199 Culver, Pamela M. 236 Culwell, Andrew 250 Cummins, Rick 78, 224 Cunningham, Deborah S. 224 Cyr, Steven R. 283
dd Daggett. Jon T. 250 Dail. Roger 33. 144, 154, 224 Dalton, Desi H. 250 Dalton, Van 224 Daly, Jean E. 144, 250 D a m o n III. Joseph H. 275 Daniel, Cylathia 31
Daniel Jr., Jimmie R. 199 Daniels, Deanna D. 250 Danielsen, David P. 224 Dark, Shirley R. 144, 250 Darner, Barbara L. 250 Davenport, Caleb T. 75 Davenport, David C. 224 Davidson, Kim C. 199 Davidson, Sharon K. 154 Davis, Bruce 236 Davis, Charlene R. 236 Davis, Joy A. 250 Davis, Kellee A. 236 Davis, Kenneth W . 199 Davis, Kim C. 199 Davis, Krista C. 250 Davis, Lori A. 199 Davis, Mark 165, 230 Davis, Scott M . 139, 236 Davis, Vanessa E. 140, 224 Davis, Richard M. 283 Day, April D. 250 Dean, Larry P. 276 Debate 14, 15 Debate T e a m 152, 153 DeBlaay, Dan 75 Decker, Marsina D. 236 Dedini, April 250 Dees, Anita S. 3, 250 DeGarde, Veronica L. 250 Dehart, Lori E. 236 Dekker, Joni 165 Delashmit, Pamela M. 250 DeMoss, Richard M. 75 Dennison, Lori S. 165, 224 Dentel, Ruth F. 250 Denton, Glenn K. 250 DePalma, Noel D. 31 Deshaw, Rebecca L. 250 Desimone, Gino A. 224 Desper, Margaret 250 Deverna, Ruth A. 236 Devillers, Rene 75 DeVito, Elizabeth A. 224 Dewitt, Dave 2 Deymax, Mark 236 Dickens, Perry Elton 199 Dickerson, David A. 275 Dickson, Michael D. 236 Diehl, W a y n e 236 Diggs, Leonard 236 Dignan, Stephen P. 224 Dimoff, Michael E. 250 Disney, Phillip P. 139, 236 Dittman Jr., Leland F. 250 Ditzer, Stephen W . 224 Dix, Brenda K. 236 Dixon, Gloria 237 Dixon, Terri G. 85, 250 Dixson, Sherri 250 Doan, Kenneth M. 251 Dodds, Rebecca L. 251 Doebler Jr., Donald H. 150, 151, 224 Dollmann, Karin M. 251 Dondit, Laurie A. 251 Doolittle, Russell, Dr. 14, 15 Dorey, Karen A. 237 Dorton, Sherrie M. 237 Dorton, Jr., Robert S. 201 Doshi, Anila S. 144, 251 Doss, T h o m a s W . 251 Dotson, Duke 75 Dotson, J i m m y 237, 254 Douglas, Paula A 237 Dowling, T o m 130 Doyle. Kim M. 237 Doyle, T h o m a s M 237 Driver, Donna J 251 Drumheller, Michael B 201 DuCasse. Donna 251
Dubois, Bruce E. 201 Duck, James A. 237 Duffey, Susanna 237 Duke, Kathleen E. 224 Dunford, Stacy A. 251 Duquet, Alicia S. 251 Durant, Kim L. 276 Durham, Janie 251 Duttera, Mindy J. 135, 224 Dwyer, Pamela S. 90, 92 Dykes, Valorie D. 224
ff Fabrick, David V. 251 Fails, Bruce 251 Faircloth, Donna L. 139, 251 Fake, Chery R. 276 Falwell, Jerry Dr. 2, 15, 170 Falwell Jr., Jerry L. 237
Eades, Keith 251 Earley, David 166, 283 Earlywine, Jill 251 Earmon, Felicia 251 Eason, Alvin L. 251 Eason, Pamela 237 Eason, Ricky 283 Eaton, Mark 224 Eaton, Scott 135, 224 Eberts, Deborah 201 Eckhardt, Camilla G. 237 Eddy, Harold N. 152, 153 Edel, Sandra L. 201 Edgreen, Peggy J. 85, 224 Edmondson, Janet L. 224 Edwards, Bobby G. 237 Education Division 178, 179 Edwards, Brenda S. 224 Edwards, Michael P. 75, 251 Edwards, Tami D. 251 Edwards, T a m m y L. 251 Eggleston, Phyllis P. 251 Egle, Rebecca L. 201 Ehnis, Kathy L. 251 Eick, Barbara J. 224 Eigenhuis, Amber E. 237 Ekkela, Karrmayne 90 Eller, Joyce M. 251 Elliott, Donald E. 224 Elliott, Patrick C. 283 Ellis, Barbara E. 251 Ellis, Doris L. 251 Ellis, Rodger T. 283 Elwell, Gay L. 224 Emel, Mark D. 237 Emel, Robin F. 224 Engle, Linda K. 251 English Association 162 Erickson, Dwight P. 75, 251 Erickson, Rocky A. 96, 150, 195, 200, 201 Eriksen, Cynthia S. 225 Ervin, Jonathan C. 237 Ervin, Michael A. 225 Ervin, Penny L. 90 Estep, Jennifer A. 225 Etheridge, Elaine R. 150, 154, 225 Etheridge, Paul R. 237 Eunice, Douglas S. 251 Eure, Debra 201 Eutsey, Kelly L. 237 Evans, Mary K. 201 Evans, Scott 87, 251 Ewing, Bruce E. 225
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Fang, Loretta Y. 85, 251 Farero, Katherine A. 251 Farris, Alicia P. 251 Farris, Regina L. 251 Fehl, Shelbi A. 251 Fekete, Ronald J. 251 Felker, John D. 251 Fellenger, Brenda 237 Feltner, Rodney L. 237 Felts, Rhonda L. 237 Fenlock, Richard J. 75 Fero, Barry S. 237
Ferrell, Donna S. 225 Ferrell, Doris L. 144, 237 Feyrer, James R. 283 Fichtner, Janis L. 225 Fichtner, Lori Jo 135, 237 Fickle, Frank D. 268, 269 Field III, Frank H. 251 Fields, Aaron B. 104 Fields, John E. 225 Fields, Michele R. 251 Figley, Lisa G. 225 Figley, Tracy A. 135, 150, 237
Fillmore, Jodi J. 122 Fire 46, 47 Fish, Gary R. 201 Fisher, Anna M. 89, 237 Fisher, Chester L. 237 Fisher, Earl D. 75 Fisher, Elaine M. 88, 89 Fisher, Joyce D. 251 Fisher, Rita D. 165, 201 Fisher, Robin D. 225 Fisher, Terrie L. 136 Fisher, Wendell H. 251 Fiskars, Debra L. 252 Flack, Daniel A. 276 Flake, Darryl L. 225 Fleming, J. Paul 225 Fleury, David W. 237 Flickinger, Deanna A. 252 Flocco, Brenda P. 226 Floyd, Craig W. 252 Floyd, Lisa 144 Flynn, Laura L. 252 Focht, Laurie J. 201 Football 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77 Forcum, Timothy D. 252 Forlano, Domenic A. 274, 275 Formicola, Michele M. 226 Forslund, Michael P. 75, 226 Forsyth, Dozier P. 75 Foster, Lynita D. 252 Fowler, Bobby 201 Fowler, Janet L. 237 Fowler, Kim 237 Fowler, T a m m y L. 252 Fox II, Ralph W. 283 Fox, Todd 75, 252 Foxworth, Cynthia A. 237 Frailey, Brad L. 165, 226 Fralick, Catherine M. 226 Frank, Bonnie S. 226 Frank, Rodney S. 75 Frederico, Paulo V. 226 Freel, Eric M. 165 Freeman, Joan 226 Freeman, Robert 252 French, Ellis L. 166, 201 French, Rebecca C. 201 Freshour, Gregory A. 252 Fretts, Thomas M. 237 Frey, John W. 237 Frey, Karen N. 237 Frey, Katherine J. 164, 165, 167, 201 Friendenstab, Darryl L. 252 Friel, Kelli A. 201 Fries, Mindy E. 226 Fry, Glenn J. 237 Fry, Robert W. 75 Fry, Susan L. 252 Frye, Michael C. 252 Fuller, Rickey W. 226 Fulton, Kori L. 252 Fuqua, Jana R. 237 Furchess, Jonna J. 226 Futrell, Christopher C. 226
Gabbard, Gene 252 Gabbard, Jane E. 237 Gabriel. Carol 252 Gainer, Clarence 75 Gaines, Karen E 226 Galbraith. Kimberley A. 167, 201 Galinato, Ruth 202 Galinato. William D 226 Galloway. Todd L. 252 Gallowitch. Debra A 226
Gambrel, Mary J. 252 Garber, John L. 226 Garber, Robert E. 226 Garcia, Greg 252 Garcia, Lori L. 252 Garcia, Mariana 252 Gardner, Steven 167 Garland, Debbie 202 Garlock, Steven V. 226 Garner, Doris A. 226 Garner, James T. 33, 154, 195, 202, 216 Garner, Robyn B. 33, 154, 202 Garnett, Nancy M. 226 Garratt, John T. 237 Garratt, Martha A. 252 Garrett, Dawn M. 237 Garrett Jr., James A. 237 Garrison, David D. 252 Garvin, Lisa K. 226 Gates, Michele 252 Gates, Steven C. 274, 275 Gatto, Ruthanne 226 Gatz, Karl 252 Gatz Jr., Philip L. 202 Gault, Jayne D. 252 Gehman, Kim 90 Gehman III, William A. 80, 83, 202 Gengarella, Monica 226 Gentry, Dave 226 Gerber, Derrick G. 252 Gessner Jr., Max R. 252 Gestrich, Michael W. 269 Giambo, Robert R. 252 Gibbs, A m y S. 202 Gibson, Gina J. 252 Gibson, Jody L. 148, 202 Giese, Jr., Ronald L. 202 Giger, Dave 159 Gilham, Leslye E. 237 Gillespie, Cynthia A. 252 Gillespie, Deborah L. 226 Gillespie, William E. 191 Gillette, Brian D. 226 Gillette, Daniel W. 237 Ginger, Holly 202 Ginnan, Randall F. 164, 165, 226 Gish, Duane, Dr. 14, 15 Givens, Jonathan M. 252 Glatfelter, Debra L. 226 Glaze, William R. 283 Glynn, Erin A. 226 Godfrey, Eric S. 202 Godsey, Melody E. 226 Godsey, Rocky 202 Goff, Trudy A. 165, 202 Golladay, Donnie F. 252 Gollmer, Karen L. 252 Gomes, Edmund J. 160, 284 Gonzalez, Ethelwoldo G. 150, 252 Gooch, James F 238 Goodwin, Otis S. 202 Goos, Roxanne L. 238 Gordon, Eric 68, 104, 115 Gordon Jr., John W. 238 Gosnell, Martha P. 202 Goss, Wendy M. 238 Graduation 62, 63, 64, 65 Grahl, Kenneth J. 202 Grandison, Alfred B. 202 Grandstaff, Stephen A. 202 Grant. Cheryl L. 252 Grant, Jim 238 Grant, Jon B. 252 Graul. Kelley L. 226 Gravely, Stanley W. 276 Gray, Barry Lee 202 Gray, Dale 75 Gray, Daniel 255 Gray, Dawn 255 Graybill, Ruth D 238
Graziani, Jodi 253 Grecu, Daniel 252 Grecu, Emanuela L. 252 Green, Cheryl D. 226 Green, Grace A. 165, 226 Green, Rhonda M. 238 Green, Shauna 252 Greene, Donna K. 78, 138 Greene, Lisa M. 144, 226 Greer, Philip B. 158, 159 Gregorin, David 284 Gregory, Timothy D. 275 Grenier, Christina D. 238 Grenier, Curtis 238 Griffith, Kimberly A. 226 Grim, Jerry C. 238 Groot, Robin A. 252 Gross, Lisa L. 252 Grubb, Wendy E. 135, 238 Guenther, Robert G. 202 Guetterman, Robert L. 75, 203 Guillermin, A. Pierre 12, 170 Guillermin, Lisa V. 24, 152, 253 Guinn, Gregory C. 75 Guinn, Timothy A. 253 G u m m o , Todd R. 226 Gunn, Kenneth A. 99, 101, 104 Gunter, Debra A. 253 Guridy, Duane A. 253 Guridy, Jr., Cesar A. 253 Gutshall, Joseph A. 203 Guy, Nancy L. 238 Guy, Ralph E. 253 Gwartney, Scott E. 253 Gwin, Mark A. 226
hh Haag, Merry 139, 226 Hackley, Earl T. 75 Hagans, Deborah J. 144, 253 Hagner, Ralph W. 226 Hagner, Rebecca 253 Hales, Robin E. 226 Haley, Donald G. 253 Hall, Barry S. 154, 226 Hall, Brenda L. 227 Hall, David 75 Hall, John 284 Hall, Jonathan R. 75 Hall, Laura 238 Hall, Laura 238 Hall, Phyllis C. 150, 203 Hall, Sheryl D. 203 Hall, Tanis L. 165, 227 Hall, Tony L. 203 Hall III, Ryland J. 238 Haltiwanger, Patryce A. 253 Ham, Debbie R. 253 Hamarneh, Riham 253 Hamblin, Deborah K. 238 Hamer, Tami 253 Hamersley, Malynda C. 90, 253 Hamilton, Bradley D. 135 Hamilton, Kathleen D. 227 Hamlin, Mark S. 253 Hammond, Kathy L. 253 Hammond, Paul 144, 203 Hampson, Daniel L. 75 Hampton, William 238 Hamrick. Mike 203 Handyside, James 203 Hanke Jr., Norville C. 276 Hankins, Roger E. 253 Hansen, Christian H. 253 Hansen, Steven E 253 Hanthorn, Joanna G 3, 253
Hanthorn, Paul R. 238 Harder, Merlin L. 227 Hardman, James L. 144, 253 Hardy, Larry D. 75 Hargett, Donny L. 159 Harlow, Larry W. 150, 227 Harmon, Mark 238 Harper, Stanley W. 227 Harrell, Kathleen A. 238 Harris, Cheryl L. 227 Harris, David C. 227 Harris, Don E. 284 Harris, Donnell 75 Harris, Patricia E. 90, 253 Harris, Valerie Y. 203 Harris III, Ambrose E. 238 Harrison, Christopher D. 238 Harrison, Donald R. 253 Hart, Jennifer R. 253 Harter, Rebecca G. 253 Hartman, Jeffrey E. 203 Harvey, Dolly J. 122, 238 Harvey, Robert C. 203 Hatcher, David G. 253 Hatfield, Cheryl K. 253 Hathaway, Brenda L. 227 Haugen, Scott E. 165, 227 Haverkate, Kelly S. 253 Haviland, Connie A. 144 Hawes, Andrew C. 276 Hawkins, Alra J. 237 Hawkins, Russell L. 237 Hawkins, Susan A. 253 Hawkins, Jr., James F. 203 Hayden, Denise L. 237 Hayes, Diane 238 Heacock, Cheryl J. 253 Heaton, Robert W. 284 Heberly, Lori J. 227 Heckert, Cecilia J. 238 Hedding, Vicki L. 227 Heerspink, Ronda L. 227 Heffenstrager, Terri L. 144 Heggie, Julie 253 Heider, Timothy A. 203 Heinbuch, Leslie C. 253 Heiss, Linda S. 203 Heider, Carol A. 203 Heider, Jean E. 135, 227 Helt, David J. 157, 238 Helt, Davinda L. 64, 203 Henderson, Daniel D. 159, 160 Henderson, Kevin R. 253 Henderson, Mark E. 253 Henderson, Patricia J. 238 Hendrix, Deborah K. 238 Henegar, Donna K. 227 Henley, Michael G. 227 Hennessey, Alvin W. 253 Hennessey, Ruth E. 227 Henry, Donna L 253 Henry, Jonathan L. 253 Henson, David M. 75 Henson, W.C. 75 Hepburn, Kelly L. 253 Hepburn, Kyle E. 253 Herke, Marlene L. 238 Herman, Rick 276 Herron, David J. 284 Hershner, Randall A 75 Hertzler, David J. 284 Hertzler, Jonathan M. 227 Hess, Karl G. 284 Hester, Scott A. 253 Heyer, Andrea J 238 Hibbard, Jack K. 227 Hibbard, Jane M 254 Hicks, Betty A. 238 Hicks. Kathryn 8 144 Higginbotham, Ngan H 227 Hill, John 284
Hill, Karen 203 Hill, Linda 238 Hill, Scotty 75 Hillard, Jacqueline S. 11, 165, 167, 203 Hilliard, Gail D. 203 Hilte, Linda J. 254 Hilton, Mark K. 203 Hine, Mark 165, 284 Hinnant Jr., Frank 75 Hinshaw, Laura L. 254 Hinson, Lareese A. 254 Hippey, Robert S. 42, 69, 115 Hippewstiel, Brian 75 Hipps, Carol F. 144 Hirsh, Kenneth W. 254 Hitchcock, Kim 227 Hitt, Debra F. 144, 254 Hixon, Sherry L. 204, 166, 201 Hobert, Karen D. 204 Hobson, William T. 227 Hodges, Danny 204 Hodges, Michael S. 284 Hoeft, David A. 238 Hoffman, Debbie A. 254 Hoffman, Mark H. 204 Hoffman, Mark H. 204 Hoffman, Pamela N. 238 Hoffsmith, Beth A. 165, 166, 204 Hohl, Craig S. 254 Hoke, David A. 204 Holaway, Brenda K. 254 Holden, Linda 238 Holland, David 238 Holland, Teresa C. 144 Hollis, J. Mike 104, 204 Holloway, John S. 254 Holmes, Cindy L. 255 Holmes, Ernest P. 255 Holt, Dorothy E. 238 Holt, Susan L. 238 Holler Jr., Robert D. 63, 87, 204 Homecoming 12, 13 Honey, Kathryn L. 227 Honeycutt, Denise 154, 227 Honeycutt, Jeffrey S. 255 Honeycutt, Karen L. 204 Honeycutt, Willie E. 75 Hong, Jung G. 284 Hong, Moon J. 285 Hopkins, Kevin F. 87 Hopkins, Kim 255 Horchner, Diana L. 255 Horchner Jr., Larry G. 227 Horn, Simon L. 255 Hornbacher, Stacia J. 144, 255 Horrall, Myrna L. 227 Horsley, John H. 75 Horton, A m o s L. 75 Hose, Sherri L. 255 Houck, Connie T. 204 Houck, Dawn L. 238 House, Jay P. 227 House, Jon J. 204 House, Steve P. 227 Houts, Petrina E. 238 Howard, Dawn 238 Howard, Stephanie A. 238 Howell, Mary M. 144, 255 Hoye, Douglas C. 152 Hudson, Craig A. 239 Hudson, David K. 227 Hudson, Robert W. 255 Hudson, T a m m y G. 255 Hudson, Jr., Billy B. 204 Huesman, Letitia A. 255 Huffaker, Daniel J. 144, 239 Huggins, Lucretia R. 239 Hughes, Karen A. 204, 136 Hughes, Mary F. 239
Hunt, Glenn F. 275 Hunter, Delaine 227 Hunter, Jim 75 Hupp, Dwaine 255 Hurst, Joni L. 144, 255 Hykes, Denise E. 227 Hylton, Michael 75
11 Ibrado, Millie S. 204 lllsley, Linda S. 144, 227 Imler, April L. 227 Inner-City 40, 41, 42, 43 Institute 266, 267 Intramurals 124, 125, 126, 127 Irvin, Garry S. 285 Isaacs, Lona M. 90 Isaacs, Steven F. 100, 102, 104 Ivins, Deborah A. 227
1) Jach, Erin J. 33, 227 Jack, Jeff G. 204 Jack, Twila 227 Jack, T a m m y M. 255 Jack, William S. 204 Jackson, Alan 227 Jackson, Laura M. 85 Jackson, Pearl 228 Jackson, Jr., Carlton 227 Jacobsen, Mark A. 239 Jacobson, Lori A. 255 Jaeck, Ronald J. 285 Jamison, Paula L. 144, 255 Janho, John E. 239 Jeffers, Joseph M. 276 Jeffries, Julie K. 135, 255 Jenkins, Lori 239 Jennings, Kim S. 255 Jesalva, Arli P. 136, 228 Jimenez, Elaine 255 Jividen, Douglas L. 228 Jobe, David 154, 239 Jogging 44, 45 Johnson, Anthony K. 239 Johnson, Dana 255 Johnson, Debby L. 255 Johnson, Donald R. 165 Johnson, Douglas H. 204 Johnson, Edward D. 255 Johnson, George 75 Johnson, Gregory S. 35, 255 Johnson, Howard W. 106 Johnson, Joy 136, 239 Johnson, Joyce E. 204 Johnson, Judy 239 Johnson, Kimberly A. 167, 204 Johnson, Lori G. 122, 239 Johnson, Melanie J. 205 Johnson, Pamela J. 228 Johnson, Richard R. 165, 228 Johnson, Sheri L. 255 Johnson, Teresa R. 255 Johnson, Timothy E. 75 Johnson, Tony L. 285 Jones, Anita E. 255 Jones, Barry L. 240 Jones, Christine A. 255 Jones, Donna M. 255 Jones, Frank T. 165 Jones, Janet L. 240
Jones, Jeff 228 Jones, Jody D. 240 Jones, Karen M. 255 Jones, Kathy 154 Jones, Keith A. 205 Jones, Kurt A. 240 Jones, Marjorie L. 255 Jones, Ray 150, 228 Jones, Susan 255 Jones, Thomas 240 Jones, T o m 255 Jordan, Billy 144, 240 Jordan, Elizabeth J. 228 Jordan, Jack E. 228 Jordan, Sandra L. 255 Jordan, Terry L. 240 Judkins, Janet L. 17, 255 Justice, Donald 255 Justice, Ronald 255
kk Kafka, Edward M. 240 Kaltenbach, Dawna L. 240 Kamphuis, Beverly A. 240 Kanagy, James R. 228 Kanz, Lisa M. 255 Karnes Jr., Roger L. 205 Katterheinrich, Ronda 5 Katzaman, Paul L. 285 Kaucher, Ruth E. 240 Kauffmann, Robert H. 228 Kearney, Thomas J. 75 Keasler, Timothy L. 75 Keck, Dawn M. 205 Kee, Frederick J. 255 Keenan, Lorraine A. 255 Keener, Lamar H. 148, 191 Keim, David L. 256 Keirstead, Jean 205 Keith, Gail 122 Keller, Kevin E. 159, 228 Kelley, Jacqueline L. 256 Kelly, Phillip T. 206, 78 Kelley, Ritchie S. 205 Kelly, Kent F. 104, 228 Kelly, Kimberly A. 84, 85, 256 Kemp, Gregory K. 285 Kemp, Kimberly K. 256 Kendall, Carla A. 228 Kendall, Janet L. 206 Kendle, Wallace S. 228 Kennedy, Bruce 75 Kennedy, Debra A. 256 Kern, Steve 206 Kerr, Donna 256 Kersbergen, Chris A. 240 Kersh, James 228 Kersting, James R. 240 Kessler, Christina M. 228 Keyes, Rose M. 228 Keys, Rachel R. 144, 240 Kim, TaiSoo 285 Kimball, Leslie D. 165 Kimbrough, Melissa A. 240 King, Cynthia L. 228 King, Laurie 256 King, Terry A. 256 King, Timothy R. 256 King, Victor A. 68, 75, 77, 114, 205 Kinnaird, Vicki A. 135, 144, 228 Kinnebrew Jr., James M. 285 Kinney, Timothy R. 206 Kirby, Charlene W. 228 Kirch, Douglas E. 256 Kirch, Karen 228 Kirchner, Ruth E. 256
Kiser, Catherine A. 256 Klase, David A. 159, 285 Klefeker, Julie L. 256 Klefeker, Michael S. 35, 256 Klickman, Lisa D. 240 Knight, Mary L. 206 Knisely, Pamela J. 206 Knutson, Michael K. 206 Kobus, Carol M. 240 Kobus, Janice L. 256 Kocharoff, Allison 206 Koester, Kenneth R. 277 Kokoska, Steven J. 256 Konieczny, Richard J. 228 Koning Jr., Otto J. 256 Koons, Jeffery A. 228 Koschel, Reiny 256 Koser, Kim M. 228 Koss, Gregory A. 256 Kovach, James D. 163, 228 Krage, Pamela A. 144, 228 Krahn, Louise M. 256 Kramer, Pamela P. 240 Kramer, Timothy K. 78, 228 Kreft, Curt E. 87 Kreger, Wendy M. 240 Krieder, Beth A. 240 Krieder, Richard B. 75 Kreiner, Karen L. 144, 240 Kreiner, Kim D. 240 Krug, Brent G. 150, 240 Kruger, Doug 256 Kuhn, Trudy M. 256 Kuipers, Lisa K. 240 Kurczy, Esther H. 256 Kurfman, Gary L. 285 Kurth, Paul K. 78, 79, 228 Kurtz, Bryan K. 240 Kyper, Fred G. 206
11 Lachniet, Dale B. 256 Lackey, Timothy D. 228 Lambers, David J. 256 Lambertson, Daniel M. 256 L a m m , Joseph D. 135, 256 Lampley, Byron K. 206 Lancaster, Jeffrey S. 256 Lance, Ronald W. 206 Lance, Steven J. 206 Land, Michael R. 206 Landis, Jack W. 228 Landrey, Lisa R. 150, 256 Landrum, Brian G. 228 Lane, Laurie 139, 228 Lang, Albert L. 75 Langley, Shirley J. 240 Lanz, Jay A. 228 Laremore, Edward J. 285 Larsen, Terry M. 228 Lassiter, Lynn L. 256 Latour, Luann 165 Lauble, Deborah R. 165, 240 LaVergne, John F. 136, 240 Lawman, Susan B. 10, 11, 167, 206 Lawrenson, Mark A. 134 LBC Singers 142, 143 Leach, Michael D. 256 LeBlanc, David J. 285 Ledford, Randy M. 75 Lee, Brenda E. 150, 256 Lee, Darrel V. 24, 228 Lee, David M. 256 Lee, Karen J. 256 Leggett, Robynn S. 150, 240 LeGrande, Larry 256
Leonard, Steven C. 256 Leotti, John 206 Lester Sr., Daniel E. 206 Letts, Michael A. 256 Levy, Joseph P. 240 Lewis, Mark R. 240 Lewis, Pamela J. 256 Libby, Dawnita J. 144, 228 Libby, Philip A. 256 Licona, Michael R. 144, 228 Liddle, Mark A. 206 Lidstone, Donna L. 90 Lightfoot, Robert 150, 256 Lindsay, Craig G. 150, 206 Lindsley, Dawna M. 257 Lining, Heidi A. 256 Lipscomb, Christine L. 240 Litsinger, Karen J. 257 Little, Douglas F. 256 Littlepage, Keith A. 207 Livermore, Laura L. 78, 79, 228 Lizzio, Stephen T. 159, 228 Lobley, Peter A. 257 Lockhart, Christopher O. 75 Loeppky, Darren W. 257 Loftus, Ed 240 Long, Carla L. 207 Long, Marvin 207 Long, Randy M. 124, 207 Long, Vicki 207 Lord, William K. 75 Lorenz, Nancy L. 5, 240 Lott, Colleen R. 257 Lovell, Mark D. 228 Lovell, Sherrie A. 257 Lowman, Richard A. 257 Lowrey, Lee A. 240 Lowry, Beverly D. 240 Lucas, Christine A. 257 Lucas, Leesa K. 257 Lucas, Michael L. 75 Ludwig, Larry 228 Luetschwager, Laurie A. 257 Lumb, Joy 229 Lunn, Patricia A. 84, 85, 257 Lupfer, Robin L. 240 Lutz, Martha J. 240 Lutz, Patricia M. 182 Lutz, Ronda L. 257 Lyerly, Deborah R. 257
mm MacDougall, Kim 229 Mach, Jennifer 229 Machovec, Dave 165 Maciorowski, Edward T. 286 Mack, Denise S. 241 Mack. Mary E. 257 Mackenzie, Laura A. 257 Mackie, William S. 207 MacQuarrie, Deborah J. 240 Madas. James 229 Madeira, Andy 257 Mahar, Lisa A. 229 Makeeff, Laurie P. 229 Malenick, Carolyn S. 241 Malone. Terry J 229 Maloney. Nathan 257 Mangier. Debra A. 257 Mangus, Ronald H 257 Maniscalco, Jay 241 Manna, Michael J. 207 Mannino, Donna G 229 Manosky. Michael A. 144 Manle. Lillian B. 207 Marchetti. John A 229 Mark, Scot R 241
Market, Debra 207 Marr, Kathryn J. 144, 241 Marrett, Barbara L. 257 Marsh, James 257 Marshall, Deborah L. 241 Marshall, Jerry 257 Martin, Amanda D. 257 Martin, Beth A. 241 Martin, Bill 257 Martin, David P. 229 Martin, Edward R. 257 Martin, Kimberly G. 229 Martin, Kelly 90 Martin, Ken 207 Martin, Lynne R. 229 Martin, Shelly M. 257 Martinez, Wanda L. 207 Marvel, Keith 286 Marzolf, Dwight P. 207 Marzolf, Marjory 229 Mason, Janice 257 Mason, Jeffrey L. 229 Massey, Ronda A. Master Builders 159 Matherly, T o m m y R. 207 Matheson, Edwin G. 277 Matheson, Randy W. 229 Matney, James T. 108, 207 Matson, Kristin L. 229 Mattingley, Scott 241 Mattox, Diane E. 241 Maurer, Brenda K. 257 Maxwell, Gary L. 286 May, Mary E. 241 May, Ted 241 Mayberry, Charles R. 241 Maycock, Lester G. 229 Maynard, Buddy 139, 241 Mayo, Davy 257 McAvoy, Kim I. 207 McCafferty, Scottie L. 257 McCameron, Stephen J. 275 McCann, Elizabeth A. 144 McCaskill, Doris M. 207 McCauley, Gregory S. 98, 104 McClain, Katherine R. 257 McClanahan, Mark 257 McClary, A m y 207 McCleary, Denton L. 286 McClure, Jon 74, 75, 77 McCormick, Cathy M. 257 McCourt, Mindy J. 257 McCoy, Jenifer L. 0, 229 McCracken, Jenny L. 42, 240 McCrackin, Tony K. 257 McCraven, Sandra D. 257 McCray. Bernette 229 McCrory, Tim 150 McCrory, Julia A. 229 McCutcheon, Kelly J. 257 McCutcheron, Joy 209 McDermott, Kathryn M. 229 McDonald, Craig 75 McDonald. Loretta A. 229 McDonald, Tamala L. 240 McDowell, Marcella J. 144 McElroy, Tracy S. 277 McFarland, Allen 286 McGee, James E. 240 Mclndoe. Timothy A. 257 Mcintosh. Beth M. 257 Mclntyre. Kenny A 87 McKinnon, Bobby G. 103, 104 McLaughlin. Joann M. 241 McLaughlin. Ken 229 McLean. Katherine R. 241 McLean. Owen D 144, 241 McLemore, Steven L. 257 McMonagle. Felicia A. 229 McMonagle, Laura 241
McMurray, Paula G. 241 McMurry, Renee 144 McNamara, Dawn R. 122 McNair, Alvin 75 Meckley, Donald D. 156, 257 Meehan, Andy 209 Meek, Rodney L. 139 Megraw, Cindy L. 257 Megraw, Michael A. 258 Memmer, Gwen M. 258 Men's Basketball 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105 Men's Cross Country 86, 87 Men's Track 116, 117 Merrill, Gordon R. 209 Merritt, Michele 258 Merritt, Mark D. 135 Messerschmidt, Linda S. 135, 258 Meyers, Chuck 159, 202 Meyer, Jeff 94, 96, 97 Michael, Deborah R. 229 Mignard, Janet R. 150, 154, 229 Milam, Wayne 286 Miles, Philip W . 286 Miller, Alan 165 Miller, Amanda D. 258 Miller, Bernard C. 209 Miller, Connie S. 258 Miller, Deborah K. 258 Miller, Gregory A. 229 Miller, Heather A. 258 Miller, James A. 229 Miller, John S. 286 Miller, Karen S. 163, 229 Miller, Mark D. 126, 229 Miller, Marlene R. 241 Miller, Marsha A. 258 Miller, Marcia 258 Miller, Robin K. 152 Miller, Steven W. 229 Miller, Tracey L. 241 Millermon, Lisa R. 144, 258 Millison, Karen L. 6 Mills, Christine E. 258 Minor, Ernie D. 258 Minnich, Harley 209 Miss Liberty 10, 11 Missions Club 158 Mitchell, Clarence E. 277 Mitchell, Kevin 258 Mitchell, Robin 144, 258 Mitchell, Todd R. 75 Modarelli, Carla J. 229 Moffitt, James H. 258 Moger, Cheryl A. 258 Monahan, Douglas J. 87, 166, 209 Monahan, Yvonne M. 258 Monard, Tracy 258 Monson, Pam 209 Montgomery, James I. 229 Moody, Karl 75 Moore, Cecilia E. 258 Moore, D Keith 229 Moore, Gregory N. 75 Moore, John 209 Moore, Lydia N. 144, 241 Moore, Mark W. 258 Moore, Merv and Betty 12 Moore, Ricky A. 241 Moorhead. Diane 241 More, Keith 165 Morgan, Mary E. 258 Morgan. Matalie M. 241 Morgan, Pamela D. 229 Morris, Martha 209 Morris. Sharon K. 229 Morris, Sheila L. 258 Morse, Robert A 229 Morton, Timothy C. 258 Moryron, Michael J 286
Mosley, Lehman A. 209 Mosley, Gregory L. 75, 77, 209 Motsinger, Curtis A. 136 Moulton, Keith A. 241 Moyer, Ronald L. 209 Mullally, Kathleen M. 277 Mullen, Robert 258 Mullens, Kathy 209 Mullens, Kenneth D. 209 Mullis, Wanda 209 Munchbach, Thomas P. 258 Murphee, Wendy 209 Murphy, Roger A. 135, 167, 209, 135 Murray, Carol L. 258 Musgrave, Scott 150, 258 Music Division 180, 181 Mustard, Karen K. 258 Mutua, Joash V. 209 Myers, Alan L. 241
Nadelen, Mary F. 258 Nagel, Sylvia J. 210 Nagy, Andrew J. 241 Nance, Ernest W. 144 Nanney, Gloria 241 Nardo, Ronna R. 25, 78, 79, 241 Natural Science and Math Division 182, 183 Needham, Katherine L. 121, 122, 229 Neff, Lewann 241 Neilson, James E. 210 Nelson, Billy W. 167, 210 Nelson, Carol E. 229 Nelson, Charles D. 229 Nelson, Danny B. 258 Nelson, Dave 87 Nelson, Deborah L. 166, 210 Nelson, Gregory C. 229 Nelson, Julia A. 130, 131, 241 Nelson, Lisa 258 Nelson, Todd 258 Nelson, Troy J. 87, 258 News 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53 New House, Gary 87 Newton, Ruth 210 Newton, Selena 165, 229 Newton, Sharon K. 241 Neyman, Colleen M. 258 Niccum, A m y S. 258 Nicholes, Steve M. 241 Nichols, Wayne 258 Nicholson, Eddie 230 Nicholson, Rhonda F. 241 Nicklow, Denise A. 230 Niehaus, Ruth A. 277 Nikitin, Keith M. 241 Nixon, David C. 258 Nixon, Deborah G. 258 Nixon, Jasmine A. 258 Niznik, Lori L. 78, 230 Nolan, Timothy D. 258 Nonnemocher, Kerry W. 210 Noon, Christine 258 Norman, Karen D. 230 Norman, Sherri 259 Norman, Tony 140, 241 Norris, Keith J. 241 Norris, Timothy R. 210 Nunn. Jill 165 Nutter, Carol A. 277 Nyberg. Jane E. 230 Nyberg. Judith K. 210 Nyberg. Mary R. 135
00 O'Dell, Grant 210 O'Driscoll, Peter A. 5 O'Neal, Dwight A. 75, 259 O'Neal, John D. 75, 259 O'Shea, Laurie 259 Ocetnik, Tamara L. 259 Oedipus, the King 28, 29 Oliver, Mike 75 Oliver, Vicki 135, 259 Oiling, Darrell J. 150, 151, 241 Osen, Rory C. 154 One Act plays 30 Ooms, Roger R. 241 Ooten, Charles L. 230 Orr, Belinda L. 259
Orr, Rebecca L. 259 Osborne, Bruce W . 241 Osborne, Raymond A. 259 Ostrander, Charles 210 Otto, Anthony L. 230 Outlaw, Sharon D. 144 Overcast, Brian L. 242 Overstreet, Beverly R. 78, 242 Overton, Gaye L. 230
Padilla, Franklin 242 Painter, Leslie A. 33, 144, 259 Palacios, Antonio A. 259 Palladino, Gino 69, 115
Palladino, Mary A. 242 Palmer, Cathy 259 Palmer, Pamela V. 210 Palmquist, David R. 210 Pangburn, Susan B. 242 Pankratz, Nikolai 230 Pankratz, Peter N, 230 Pannell, Robert M. 277 Park, In 210 Park, Mike 87 Park, Young S. 286 Parry,Richard B. 259 Parson, Melody Z. 144 Parson, Monica L. 210 Parsons, Timothy J. 144, 259 Pate, Ken 259 Patterson, Christopher E. 72, 75 Patterson, Greg 259 Patterson, Joan R. 259 Patterson, Keith L. 165, 210
Patterson, Melanie S. 259 Paull, John E. 242 Paulson, Linda L. 242 Payne, A m y M. 139 Payne, Bobbi N. 3, 230 Payne, Joan 242 Payne, John L. 242 Peaden, Melinda L. 259 Peake, Jackie 210 Pearman, Mark 75 Pearson, Marie D. 230 Peeler, Jeffrey K. 259 Peeler, Teresa R. 210
Senior Bill Gehman kicks up dust as he tries to stretch a hit into extra base during an intramural Softball game. Brian Sullivan
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Peet, Linda A. 259 Penrod, Guy A. 2, 140 Pepper, Paul E. 242 Perkins, Andrew G. 242 Perry, Dave J. 259 Perry, Sherry N. 150, 230 Perschke, Scott E. 242 Pessagno, Donna M. 230 Peters, Albert 230 Peterson, T a m m y G. 259 Peterson, Yvette M. 259 Petit, Chip 242 Pettus, Lonnie C. 230 Petty, Sharon K. 230 Peyton, T a m m y J. 259 Pfau, Michael J. 42, 230 Phelps, Steven R. 259 Phillips, Angie 259 Phillips, Mindy B. 259 Phillips, Patti R. 230 Phipps, Cynthia A. 277 Phipps, Sharon L. 135, 259 Physical Education Division 184, 185 Pickard, Kim L. 210 Pickens, Melinda A. 230 Pickett, David L. 230 Pilcher, Richard L. 75 Pinder, Barry B. 259 Pindroh, Dawn M. 259 Plaugher, Sherrie L. 230 Plott, Greg 75 Plott, Paul G. 211 Plummer, Frank A. 259 Polish Ambassador 54, 55 Poole, Annette L. 211 Pope, Edward L. 275 Popovitch, Sherrie M. 166, 211 Porter, Doug 286 Portukalian, Glenda J. 22, 259 Posey, Richard T. 211 Potera, Robin F. 90, 93, 122 Pottorf, Randy J. 242 Powell, Mike 211 Powell, Sarah R. 211 Powers, Janetta M. 259 Prange, Barbara L. 211 Pratt, Sharon P. 259 Pratt, Valerie L. 122, 211 Prep feature 24, 25 Preston, Chellie R. 259 Preston, Kathleen A. 242 Price, Laurie J. 242 Price, Patricia L. 287 Prillaman, Mary A. 242 Pritchard, Kathryn A. 259 Pritchard, Mark A. 259 Probert, Richard J. 135 Prosper Jr., Charles 230 Prosper, Caroline 230 Pruett, Rebecca G. 150, 230 Pruitt Jr., James R. 75 Pugh, Olga H. 122 Pulaski, Domonic E. 259 Purdie, Patricia A. 259 Putnam, Julia R. 144 Pyle, Julie A. 135, 242 Pyles, Mark 154, 231
Querry. Wendy S 259
Racer, Renee E. 260 Rae, Stephen T. 148, 211 Ramsey, James 260 Ramsey, Jim 242 Randaldi, Theresa A. 163, 231 Randall, Bruce A. 231 Rankin, Marcia K. 154, 242 Rapinchuk II, Paul I. 150, 231 Rapp, Randy D. 231 Resident Assistants 164, 165 Ratliff, David N. 231 Ratliff, Dennis E. 260 Rauscher, Debra 144, 231 Rawlings, Catherine D. 154, 242 Rawlings, James H. 163, 167, 211 Ray Jr., Larry J. 211 Ray, Shari 211 Reasoner, Sheryl L. 260 Rector, Earl M. 75 Redden, Steven D. 29, 154 Reed, Cynthia K. 166, 211 Reeder, Douglas A. 260 Reese, Meg E. 242 Reeser, Kristan G. 231 Reeves, Gregory L. 231 Reeves, Jeffrey C. 260 Reeves, Jonathan A. 171 Reeves, William D. 75 Regas, Christopher A. 137, 242 Reid, Annischa J. 165, 211 Reid, John B. 260 Reimer, Renee 88, 89, 242 Reinders, Karen L. 242 Reist, Scott M. 17, 165 Reist, Sheldon E. 135, 242 Religion Division 186, 187 Reynolds, Deborah L. 231 Reynolds, Gregory A. 135, 242 Reynolds, Jack E. 242 Reynolds, Jeffrey A. 75 Reynolds, Lynda K. 242 Reynolds, Stephen P. 231 Rhodes, Steven H. 211 Rhone, Jayne E. 260 Rice, Christal K. 231 Rice, Gregory P. 140 Rice, Troy A. 75 Rich, James 239, 242 Richards, Cathy J. 211 Richards, Roy A. 260 Richards Jr., Roger A. 87, 231 Richardson, Karen L. 166, 194, 208, 211 Richardson, Teena R. 260 Richey, Brian D. 260 Richey, Deborah 89, 211 Riddle, Lesa M. 242 Riel, Paul E. 154 Rife, Marvette S. 260 Rising, Jay W. 212 Roadman, Keith L. 242 Robbe, Grant K. 242 Robbins, Michael G. 231 Robbins, Michele 242 Roberts, Dana L. 150, 212 Roberts, Dennis G. 277 Roberts, Kurtis C. 277 Roberts, Missy 90. 242 Roberts, Ronald L. 261 Roberts, Russell S. 261 Robertson, Brian C. 165. 231 Robertson, Linda K. 261 Robertson, William D. 212 Robinette, James M. 261 Robinson, Barbara J. 242 Robinson, Donna M. 150, 242 Robinson. Drew C. 136, 242 Robinson, Mark E 242 Robinson, Robert 104, 231 Robinson, Wendy G 242
Rockafellow, Pamela R. 242 Rockwood, Cynthia A. 261 Rodda, Rosalee L. 135, 261 Rogers, Craig B. 261 Rogers, David M. 212 Rogers, Matthew W. 242 Rogier, Steven A. 261 Rohrs, Joan M. 231 Rollins, Robin J. 261 Rosenberger, William J. 243 Roth, Jennifer A. 261 Rousseau, Laurie A. 243 Rowe, Lisa 261 Rowe, Jimmy 68, 75, 114 Rowland, LeAnn 261 Rowles, John M. 231 Rowzee, Donna L. 212 Roy, Gary M. 275 Roy, Stephen L. 212 Roy (Hawkins), Joanne 212 Rubic Cube 16, 17 Ruby, Gayle M. 243 Rucquoi, David J. 136, 243 Ruh, Christ! 231 Rumsey, Wanda G. 261 Rundell, John E. 275 Ruoss, James E. 231 Ruoss, Melody A. 243 Rupp, Diane 261 Rush, Bob 243 Rush, Crystal G. 231 Rush, Kenneth L. 261 Rusk, Karla S. 261 Russell, Pamela K. 135, 231 Russell, Sara J. 231 Russler, Pamela J. 243 Ruth, Randy A. 261 Ryver, Robert P. 231
Saffell, Aaron 75 Salmond, Carlton L. 69, 115, 243 Salsbury, Michael A. 29, 31, 167, 212 Salsi, Sherry L. 243 Samuelson, Susan 243 Samuels, Julia 261 Sanders, Rebecca E. 144, 261 Sanders, Ronald R. 277 Sandoval, Elizabeth 243 Sands, Craig 212 Sands, Robert W. 261 Sanford, William R. 212 Sansbury, Bryan C. 261 Santibanez, Julio C. 243 Sargeant, Jill K. 165, 212 Sastoque, Oscar H. 75. 261 Sauls, Timothy R. 231 Saunders, Lisa F. 243 Saunders, Pamela J. 231 Saunders, Penelope 261 Saunders, Tamara D. 243 Savage, Mark C. 243 Savas, Paul E. 287 Sayers, Yvonne M 243 Sayler, Melvin M. 261 Scarborough, Derrick 231 Scarborough, Lorri A. 261 Schauer, David A. 231 Schenk, Mary C 212 Schlapman, Larrie T. 287 Schleip, Barbara J. 212 Schlesinger. John J. 166. 212 Schimkus. Tim 212 Schmitt, Naomi A 243 Schmitt. Todd L. 243 Schneeman, Douglas M. 231 Schneider. Joe 114
Schneider, Robert R. 231 Schnurr, Daniel L. 261 Schon, Thomas M. 275 Schonauer, Ted E. 75 Schoonover, Mark R. 261 Schreiber, Laura J. 243 Schreiber, Tracy A. 262 Schrier, April L. 144, 231 Schrumpf, Colleen J. 212 Schueren, Steven C. 231 Schumacher, Sheila E. 165, 231 Schuster, Eric M. 75 Schwab, Kimberly D. 144, 243 Schweitzer, Lisa A. 144 Scott, Jeffrey R. 231 Scott, Jeffrey W. 75 Scott, Lisa A. 262 Scott, Michael D. 231 Scott, Randolph E. 262 Scruggs, Danny H. 231 Sealander, Carl E. 212 Seaman, Talmadge, E. 262 Sears, Laura A. 144, 243 Sears, Russell D. 262 Sebast, Gail S. 243 Sebast, Glenn G. 262 Secrest, Bruce A. 231 Secrest, Byron C. 75 Seibert, Shelley L. 231 Seide, Lyssa L. 262 Seilhamer, Richard A. 231 Selah 156, 157 Semple, T a m m y S. 262 Seminary 278, 279 Serra, T a m m y S. 262 Student Government Association 146, 147, 148, 149 Shank, Ronald L. 213 Shannon, Ted 213 Sharbono, Shirley A. 231 Sharp, Barbara M. 262 Shashaty, Guy L. 75, 243 Shaw, Colleen R. 243 Shaw, Gregg J. 150 Sheaffer, Joseph E. 68, 75 Sheggrud, Debra F. 243 Shelley, Michael M. 231 Shelor, Donna C. 262 Shelton, Mark T. 75 Shepley, Debra J. 262 Sherman, Scott G. 262 She Stoops To Conquer 5, 31 Shewcraft, Donna L. 231 Shinew, Wilma J. 231 Shipley, Nadine 213 Shirey, Brian D. 262 Shirley, Scott G. 262 Shoemaker, David L. 262 Showalter, Jill S. 262 Showers, Penny E. 262 Shulda, Timothy R. 262 Shupp, Lynn 262 Sibbick, Glenda M. 262 Sica, Thomas J. 159, 213 Siegel, James J. 213 Siegel (Grip), Karen S. 213 Sigman, John H. 243 Sigmon. Preston C. 262 Sikes, Cheryl 232 Simmons. Eric A. 75 Sims, Roy 243 Sinclair, John A. 104 Sinclair, Kathy 243 Singletary. Ella R 144, 232 Sirois. Mike L. 232 Sisler, Pamela L. 262 Sisler, Steven L 166 Sisto II. Ronald C. 243 Sitter, Steven C 287 Skinner. Donna F 214
Skinner, Ronda L. 136, 243 Slabach, Dennis 165 Slayton, David E. 243 Sloan, Donald T. 214 Slotterback, David 135, 262 Small, Sydney D. 262 Smite 136, 137, 138, 139 Smith, Beth A. 232 Smith, Brad 243 Smith, Brad 243 Smith, Deborah A. 243 Smith, Donald W. 87, 214 Smith, Donna L. 144, 232 Smith, Donnie 232 Smith, Douglas E. 75 Smith, Gail A. 262 Smith, Greg 232 Smith, Julie F. 232 Smith, Kimberly 243 Smith, Martha E. 262 Smith, Michael A. 287 Smith, Paige 152, 262 Smith, Roger L. 214 Smith, Rose M. 277 Smith, Sarah J. 232 Smith, Sharon S. 262 Smith, T a m m y L. 232 Smith, Timothy 262 Smith, William D. 194, 214, 218 Smithers, Clifford 262 Snavely, Joel 165, 214 Snodgrass, Sharon J. 90 Snow, Karon S. 127, 165 Snow, Sharon K. 232 Snyder, Daniel H. 232 Snyder, Steven A. 214 Snyder Jr., Lewis W. 232 Soccer 80, 81, 82, 83 Social Science Division 188, 189 Soden, Elmer 35 Softball 120, 121, 122, 123 Soinak, Sue 262 Sole, Patrick D. 109 Solero, Ivan 68, 86, 87, 115, 232 Solero, Shelly A. 89, 243 Solheim, Lisa S. 232 Solomon, Tina 243 Sound of Music 32, 33
Sounds of Liberty 140, 141 Sowry, Lowell W. 262 Space, Nancy J. 243 Spadino, Paul A. 262 Spangler, Bonita E. 232 Spraks, Julee L. 85, 232 Sparks, Roger W . 243 Sparks, Ronald D. 232 Spatz, Deanna L. 243 Spasowski Feature 54, 55 Spearin, Frederick G. 214 Spencer, Kathy 144 Spencer, Timothy P. 75, 262 Spencer, Rodney 262 Sponsler, Jack E. 244 Spragg, Lynda L. 244 Sprague, Robin J. 89, 244 Srpankle, Kenneth W. 165 Springs, Alan 19 Sproles, Ed 149, 232 Spry, Rickey D. 287 Stains, Dianne M. 232 Staley, Julie K. 214 Stamper, Brenda C. 275 Stamper, Rodney T. 275 Stanford, Joy D. 262 Stanley, James W. 214 Stanley, Laura 262 Stanley, Susan 214 Stark, James S. 262 Stark, Lisa A. 144, 244 Starr, Lois S. 140 Student Affairs 190, 191 Steele, Denise L. 244 Steffer, Dandy 214 Steigerwalt, Bradley A. 262 Steiner, Tanya L. 263 Stelly, Suzanne 263 Stenson, Moe 263 Stephens, Kevin 214 Stephens, Mary 214 Stephens, Mary 263 Stephenson, Robert P. 144, 263 Stevens, Deborah J. 232 Stevens, Earl 232 Stewart, David M. 263 Stewart, Jonathan W. 166 Stewart, Kenneth W. 263
Stewart, Lori J. 244 Stewart, Mark 148, 232 Stickler, Sean D. 244 Stickley Jr., John H. 244 Stilwell, Nadine L. 166, 232 Stinnett, Stephen 263 Stinson, Toni 263 Stirewalt, Joel 263 Stocks, Deena C. 89 Stogdill, Gene 232 Stoltzfus, Marnita R. 122, 263 Stoltzfus, Paul 157, 232 Stoltzfus, Rene E. 263 Stone, Donna L. 244 Stone, Jeff J. 263 Stone, Sharon M. 263 Stone, Syndi 214 Stoneburner, Dan 69, 76, 86, 115 Storrer, Mindy J. 263 Story, Mary A. 263 Story, Randy E. 244 Stoye, Rene M. 244 Strachan, Everette H. 232 Strader, Donna L. 214 Straughn, Misty A. 214 Straw, Rodney S. 144, 263 Strawser, John 232 Stringfield, James C. 275 Suders, Neil 263 Suders, Steve D. 159 Sullivan, Chuck 244 Sullivan, Kathleen M. 232 Sullivan, L. Brian 10 Summers, Jodie L. 263 Sumner, Lisa 165 Surenkamp, Kathleen A. 263 Suther, Rhonda L. 263 Sutton, Eugene E. 232 Sveiven, Roy 232 Swagman, Gloria L. 263 Swaim, Sylvia D. 263 Swann, Ronald L. 214 Swanson, Pearl I. 214 Swehla, Denise 263 Sweigart, Michael S. 41, 144 150 232 Swicegood, Lawrence E. 150, 152 244
Freshman Paulo Frederico looks through the library card catalog in search of research materials.
Swick, Brian 244 Swift, Mark R. 104, 214 Swindlehurst, John F. 287 Swinney, Peggy A. 232 Swofford, Tanya L. 163 Sykes, Stephen 244
Tabor, T a m m y E. 244 Taitt, Steven E, 215 Talley, Thomas N. 263 Tanaka, Lynne A. 244 Tarzia, Donna 263 Tau, James H. 232 Tau, John A. 263 Tau, Ruthann M. 215 Taylor, David 232 Taylor, David 244 Taylor, Glen P. 244 Taylor, Morgan 244 Taylor, Sherry A. 263 Taylor, Sonia 263 Taylor, Tylyn J. 154, 215 Taylor, Virginia G. 263 Taylor, Scott 75 Teachey, Christopher V. 263 Teal, Vicky L. 215 Teboe, Larry 244 Temple, Barbara A. 89 Temple, Brian C. 163, 244 Terrell, Julie T. 29, 30, 215 Tew, Penny L. 232 Thaxton, Karla E. 263 Thayer, Mark D. 263 Thigpen, Lisa A. 263 Tholen, Wade 144 Thomas, Cal 12 Thomas, David A. 75
Thomas, Dave 140, 141 Thomas, Donna 140, 141 Thomas, Eric R. 263 Thomas, John 287 Thomas, Jimmy 263 Thomas, Kevin D. 144, 232 Thomas, Lowell E. 215 Thomas, Pervis O. 75 Thomas, Sandra 154, 167, 215 Thomas, Timothy J. 75 Thomas, William E. 215 Thompson, Bryon W. 263 Thompson, Catherine 263 Thompson, Clay R. 75 Thompson, Dennis R. 232 Thompson, Hollie A. 263 Thompson, Jeffrey D. 263 Thompson, Patricia A. 244 Thompson, Steven 244 Thronton, Cynthia M. 139, 232 Thumma, June E. 264 Thurston, Vernell G. 215 Tidwell, Christopher D. 150 Tifft, Janet K. 264 Tillman, Jeane 232 Tinman, Julie A. 215 Tinman, Laura K. 244 Tizziani, Mario J. 264 Tobaison, Suzette G. 233 Tobin, Janet Y. 215 Todd, Jacqueline L. 277 Todd, Mark 233 Tomlin, Kenneth D. 264 Torres, Ana M. 264 Totten, Mark T. 165 Tower, Dianne M. 165, 215 Tozour, Michelle A. 264 Treuter, Diane L. 233 Trostle, Vivien R. 264 Troutman, Allen L. 287 Troxell, Mitchell L. 264 Truax, Jackie S. 144, 233 Truax, Jesse D. 215 Truman, Lee R. 264 Turnbow, Mike 264 Turner, Patrick 215 Turpin, Donna L. 215 TVRF Division 192, 193
Umberger, Scott C. 75, 77 (Jngeheier, Deborah M. 244 (Jpchurch, Kenneth J. 244 Urban, Daniel E. 233 Urban, Nancy J. 233 Utz. Edwin B. 264 Utz, Ryan A. 264 Utz, Troy T. 264
Valdez, Jesus 233 Van Allen, Gina M 264 Van Cleave, Benita R. 264 Van Engen, Tuesday A. 122 Van Hoy, Leslie C. 264 Vance. Richard L. 244 Vandiver, Warren S. 264 Vanhoy, Jennie L 268, 269, 277 Vannote, David C 3, 275 Vanriper. Leslie 264 Vasquez, Richard 215 Vassiliou. William B 85, 159 Vaughan, Carla K 264
Veign, Renee M. 233 Velek, Paul J. 233 Vennes, Melanie J. 152 Vermillion, Robert R. 244 Vermillion, Terry 215 Verza, Roger A. 215 Vessell, Eleanor J. 215 Vest, Teresa D. 122, 264 Viar, William 150, 217 Vickers, Shari A. 264 Vigneulle, T o m R. 148, 233 Villafane, Louis A. 217 Voight, Bryon D. 244 Voll, Wendy G. 264 Volleyball 84, 85 Voss, Deidre D. 217
Wade, Shawn M. 264 Wagner, Laurie A. 264 Wagner, Stephen H. 154, 244 Wahl, Joanne G. 233 Wakeman, Jeffrey A. 264 Walker, Christopher J. 139, 149, 244 Walker, Darrell L. 75 Walker, Elizabeth C. 264 Walker, Robert B. 264 Wall, H. Kyle 264 Wallace, Angela F. 244 Wallace, Cheryl L. 264 Wallace, Earl G. 244 Walls III, Harry F. 217 Walorski, Jacqueline R. 264 Walters, Belinda S. 264 Walters, Heather J. 144, 264 Walters, Lynn A. 233 Walters, Shelly 154, 233 Waltz, Ruth J. 233 Ward, Endra 244 Ward, Mary E. 244 Ward, Tarla D. 135, 244 Ware, Julie S. 217 Warner, Carla 264 Warner, Kim 244 Warren, Heidi C. 144, 264 Washburn, Scott 264 Watkins, David M. 287 Watkins, Donna J. 233 Watkins, Roger F. 217 Watson, David A. 217 Watson, Janene 264 Watson, Phyllis 244 Watson, Ginny 88, 89, 233 Watters, Jon K. 75 Watts. Stanley 275 Weaver, Carla M. 90, 91 Weaver, Dean A. 75. 264 Weaver, Ellen R. 244 Weaver, Matthew S. 245 Weaver, Patricia L. 165, 217 Webb, Stephen A. 264 Webber, Clifton L. 102, 104 Weeks, Mark D. 245 Wehrstein Jr., Richard A. 264 Weidenmoyer, Valerie J 217 Weider, Lew A. 264 Weigle, Cheryl L. 154 Weir. Julia 265 Welling, Faith I. 217 Welling. Philip W. 245 Wells. Daniel C 245 Wells, Edward L. 217 Wells. Marcy L. 217 Wells. Richard A. 233 Wells, Steven K 167. 217 Wells, Wendy J. 217 Welsh Jr . John R 265
W e m p , Cheryl M. 217 W e m p , Janet E. 245 Wendland, Keith G. 87, 233 Werch, Deann A. 245 West, Melissa S. 233 West, William B. 217 Westervelt, Mary L. 233 Westervelt, Norman J. 245 Wever, Mark W. 245 Weyand, David W. 144, 233 Weyant, Pamela F. 265 Wheeler, Angela S. 233 Wheeless, Bobbie A. 265 Whitaker, Jeffrey S. 233 White, Cheryl A. 233 White, David L. 233 White, Dean L. 233 White, Gerry D. 265 White, Loretta J. 233 White, Sally A. 265 Whitlow, C. Mark 245 Whitmire, Mary A. 265 Whitmore, Donna 245 Who's W h o 166, 167 Wichter, Tim 265 Wichterman, Tamara J. 152, 265 Wiegold, Suzie 265 Wiggers, Sandra D. 265 Wiginton, Rebecca L. 265 Silk, Debra R. 217 Wilk, Kathleen A. 144, 245 Wilkins, Richard H. 245 Wilkinson, Lisa L. 245 Willard, Mitzy J. 24, 245 Willats, Michael L. 265 Willett, Ramona 217 Williams, Alan D. 265 Williams, Barry R. 245 Williams, Charis J. 245 Williams, Denise A. 245 Williams, Desiree V. 233 Williams, Don P. 233 Williams, Donna M. 233 Williams, Elaine B. 165, 217 Williams, Glenn C. 29, 154, 28 Williams, James 245 Williams, Jolita M. 265 Williams. Karen F. 245 Williams, Tracy A. 85, 233 Williamson, Leslie R. 90, 233 Willis, James A. 265 Willis, Jane E. 265 Willis, John M. 217 Willis, Kimberly E. 245 Willits, Lois J. 233 Willmington, Matthew L. 265 Wilmer, Michael H. 265 Wilson, Arthur J. 245 Wilson, Brian 233 Wilson, Daniel M. 109 Wilson, Jeff 233 Wilson, Kathy A. 165, 219 Wilson, Keith G. 219 Wilson, Kenneth M. 265 Wilson, Kimberly J 245 Wilson, Maria K. 136. 138, 233 Wilson, Neil 245 Wilson, Ricky L. 87 Wilson. Susan 265 Wilson, Teresa D 265 Wiltshire J.. James S. 136, 245 Winchell. T a m m y L. 245 Winckler, Eric L. 219 Windsor. Allyson C. 265 Wingfield. Robert A. 287 Winslow, Myonna L. 233 Winter, Debbie 245 Witham, Julie E. 122, 245 Witham, Mary E. 245 Witt. Daniel N. 219
W L B U 150, 151 Wolff, Brenda L. 265 Wolfinger. Russell D. 245 Women's Cross Country 88, 89 Women's Basketball 90, 91, 92, 93 Women's Track 118. 119 Wood, Debby 245 Wood, Donald P. 144, 265 Wood, Faith A. 265 Wood, Grant 265 Woodard, Jeffrey S. 219 Woodard, Lori A. 245 Woodard, Michael G. 219 Woodley, Treva L. 166, 219 Woods, Chip 265 Woods, Gary C. 158, 233 Woods, JoAnn 245 Woodson, Rosa V. 122, 245 Wooldridge, Sally T. 233 Wooldridge, Tyree S. 166, 219 Works, Rebecca L. 233 Worley Jr., William A. 233 Wrestling 106, 107, 108, 109 Wrigglesworth, Edward J. 265 Wright, Benjamin F. 75, 77 Wright, Kevin D. 219 Wright, Travis 75 Wychopen, Cheryl J. 265 Wykle, S. Susan 157, 264 Wyndham, Christopher M. 245
Yahnke, Steven M. 150, 265 Yates, Craig A. 265 Year In Sports 68, 69, 70, 71 Yeip, Sara A. 265 Yelvington, Juanita J. 165, 219 Yerger, Deborah L. 265 Yoder, John W. 287 Yoder, Richard J. 43 Young, Craig L. 75 Young, Deborah K. 245 Young, Robert B. 219 Youngblood, Barbara J. 265 Younts, Steven R. 219 Youst, Rhonda M. 219 Youth Quest 145
Zimmerman, Janelle 219 Zink, Jennifer K. 265 Zivojinovic, Andy C. 233 Zivojinovic, John Z. 245 Zook, Randall E. 163, 167, 219 Zupan, Charlene 245 Zupan, Richard K. 154 Zupan, Terry J. 144, 265
usual, the year passed quickly for most students. Once the second semester began, most weeks seemed insignificant except for those which involved assignments due or difficult exams. Spring was slow in coming, but students took every opportunity for exercise when the w a r m weather finally arrived. Frisbees sailed on nearly every w a r m day and could almost be called a campus fad. The floating discs definitely had an impact on students as they provided an escape from the last strenuous weeks. Dust-ridden tennis rackets emerged from the corner of closets and winter wardrobes could finally be packed away for good. Sunning also became a popular and relaxing past time as s o m e students worked to get that all-important tan before they ventured home. By the time mid-April rolled around, most students were counting down each day until M a y 15. Winning seasons by the men's and women's track, Softball and baseball teams also gave the students something to cheer about. Then, of course, final e x a m s had an impact. But by that time, most students had their sights set on home, summer jobs, vacations, or perish the thought, summer school. These things normally overshadowed the late night weariness from studying due to the last-week pressure of attaining good grades. Changes and constants, individuals and groups, athletics and academics all combined to produce a year at L B C which m a d e an enormous impact on us.
From in front of the new dorms, the classroom build ings and the dorm circle on the other side of the mountain can be seen in the late evening.
T w o graduates w Ik toward the L B C jytulti pose Center i I for that- Ion . ÂŤ, await which sig lege life.
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1982 Selah Staff Editorial Staff Editor
. Paul Stoltzfus Classes
. . Carolyn Sole Institute
. Brian Sullivan Index
Organizations Academics Seniors
Jeff Kull Photography Editor , Karen Millison Adviser Don Meckley
Susan Wykle David Helt Rick Cumings George Bailey
1982 Selah Staff Members: (front row) Brian Sullivan, Paul Stoltzfus, Kim Brake, Julie Ware, Lois Bazen, Tracy Schreiber, A m a n d a Martin, Karen Millison. (back row) Rick Cumings, Peter Cannata, David Helt, Gary Fish, Don Meckley. (not pictured) Carolyn Sole, Susan Wykle, Jeff Kull, Carol Sieminski.
Staff Photographers: Peter Cannata, Gary Fish, David Helt, Brian Sullivan. Contributing photographers: Lucretia Huggins, Glenn Hunt, Monica Parson, James Stringfield, Toni Wade, Dean White, Greg Pitek. Writers: Lois Bazen, A m a n d a Martin, Don Meckley, Karen Millison, Tracy Schreiber, Carol Sieminski, Carolyn Sole, Paul Stoltzfus, Brian Sullivan, Jenny Vanhoy, Julie Ware. Contributing writers: Jim Algens, Joni Berry, Bob Burris, Albert Carter, Rick Cumings, Harold Eddy, Elaine Etheridge, Tracy Figley, Linda lllsley, Mark Merritt, Jim Rawlings, John Schlesinger. Contributing typists: Kim Brake, Marnita Stoltzfus, Rene Stoltzfus, Julie Ware, Cindy Wissinger, Susan Wykle, Monica Parson, Tanya Steiner, Nola Coons. Contributing artist: Craig Floyd. Paste-up: Brian Sullivan, Paul Stoltzfus. Cover design: A m a n d a Martin
Volume nine of the Liberty Baptist College Selah was printed by Josten's American Yearbook Company in Clarksville, Tennessee. The press run was 2,700 copies of 300 pages. The paper stock was 80 pound gloss. Endsheet stock was Contempore Text paper. The color was Sand #293. The type of cover was craftline embossed with silver foil stamped on Leatherstone Buckskin. Background colors in the book included T e m p o T465, T370 and T132. The body copy type was 10 point Korinna. Caption and rosters were 8 point Korinna italics. Photo credits and the index were 6 point Korinna italics and bold type. Headline styles included Korinna, Avant Garde Bold Italic, Lydian, Serif Gothic Bold, Souvenir Bold, Manhatten, Ronda and Windsor Outline. Portraits were taken by Bob DeVaul and Gary Woodworth at the LBC Photography Office. Process color was printed by Color Craft Laboratories, Roanoke, Va. and Sutton Visual, Lynchburg, Va. Custom color printing was also done by Sutton Visual. Approximately 35,000 black and white and 1,000 frames of color were taken for the pictures in Selah. Lenses ranged in focal length from 1 6 m m to 4 0 0 m m . The A S A ranged from 100 to 3200.
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