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PAGE 4 -- The Perkins Journal Thursday, January 12, 1984 Perkins, OklahoJ Volume 8 No. January 12, 191 IIIII II I I II At the time this paper is -being written Caryn Hughes is being crowned 1984 Basketball Queen. Because the identify of the queen is a closely guarded secret until the time she is crowned, the writers of the following biographies were unaware of the final outcome of voting which took place last week. Also, because the coronation took place after the paper was printed, pictures of the coronation were not available, but the affair will be completely covered in next week's paper. Four senior girls were in line to become the queen, and a junior girl, and a senior girl represented their classes as attend- ants. Escorts of the candi- dates and attendants were chosen from the Demon team. JULIE PAYNE Shooting an airball from the freethrow line, the first game of the season this year, was senior forward Julie Payne's most embarrassing mo- ment in basketball. Julie, daughter of John- ny and Mildred Payne, has been playing basketball since she was in the 5th grade. During these years, she said she was most inspired by her mother and her sister Marylin. Besides basketball, Ju- lie is also very active in other areas, she is currently the senior class president, secretary of the pep club, a member of the student senate, FCA, and on the yearbook staff. When she isn't at school she enjoys spending time with Andy, her friends, her nieces Kathy and Ginger, her nephews, Jimmy and Bobby, and her chihuahua, Peppy. Some of her favorites include; Mexican food; movie-Officer and a Gen- tleman; actor-Tom cruise; actress-Debra Winger; singer-George Strait; and teacher-Maxine Frazier. Some of the honors Julie has received are; junior f~tball attendant, senior queen candidate, Miss P-THS 1983-84. Julie's advice to under- classmen is "Stick in there and give it your all." Julie plans to attend OSU after graduation. Caryn Hughes By David Cypert "Give 110 per cent" is the advice of Cbryn Hughes, one of the 83-84 Basketball Homecoming Queen Candidates. Caryn, the daughter of Bill and Stella Hughes, has at- tended P-T schools for all 13 years of her education. She has played basket- ball since the fifth grade. tier early sta~ has paid off as shown by her awards. She has made the All-Area team her sophomore and junior years, and the all-conference and all district team as a junior. Caryn doesn't spend all of her time playing basketball, though. She also plays softball for the basketball was her fresh- man year, in the first game she got to start. Her pastimes are eating pizza and spending her spare time with Steve. Her favorite movie was "Vacation," and her most embarrassing moment was seeing "Zapped" on P-T Demonettes. She is a her first date with Steve. member of the National Her future plans are to Honor Society and FCA, a graduate and attend a Cheerleader, Most Ath- cosmetology school. In the letic in the Who's Who, future she hopes to be Biggest Flirt in the Who's married. Her advice to Who, and in the Student underclassmen is to Senate. "square up, drive in, Caryn's favorites in- score, and doyour best." dude: Steak and potatoes; .... singer-George Strait; Jana Smith "Risky Business" and "Tripping over my own movie star-Tom Cruise. feet, in the middle of the Her sleeing. Her most embar- rassing moment was when "I missed the ball with my hands and caught it with my face." Caryn's inspiration came from her mother, Stella; and her sister, Dayna. Caryn's future plans are to attend OSU and become a physical therapist. Cindy Field Cindy Field, daughter of Gary and Jackie Field, has attended Perkins schools since kindergarten. She has been active in basketball for six years, softball for one year, and was the junior class favorite. Cindy was most inspired by her mom's encourage- ment, and when asked what her most exciting moment was she replied, "There has not been one moment that has been more exciting than anoth- er; it's all very exciting." She remembers her most embarrassing mo- ment as when she almost broke her nose with three seconds to go in a game against Meeker last year. Cindy enjoys being with Larry Collins and eating French onion dip and carrots. Cindy hopes to get married in the far future and is planning to attend Indian Meridian Vo-Tech and later get a job. She advises underclass- men to, "Live it up while yOU can ! ' ' Michelle McDonald Michelle McDonald is a 1983-84 Basketball Home- coming Senior Queen candidate. Michelle is daughter of Shirley Motsinger and has attended Perkins schools for four years. She has been active in basketball for 2 i/~ years, FFA 2 years, Who's Who among High School students, and Principal's Honor Roll. Her inspirations were her brother Brad McDon- ald and Steven Sharp. Her most exciting moment in favorite pastime is court, in a game, when no one else was around was my mos! embarr~asssing moment,' smiles Jana Smith. Jana, a junior forward for the Demonettes, is averaging thirteen points per game. She is the daughter of Delmar and Raylene Smith. She has participated in basketball for five years, with her biggest influence coming from her parents. She is the Junior class secretary and is in F.C.A. and journalism. Her advice to under- classmen is "Never give up and always give 100 per cent. ' ' Jana's future plans are to attend college, which she has not yet decided where. Julie Ryan Julie Ryan and her little sister both have the number their dad had when he played basketball in high school, and it was her father Don and mother Kathy who inspired Julie to play basketball. Julie has participated in basketball for four years, playing guard. She says, "It's all been exciting but getting to be sophomore attendant was ' a great honor." Julie has also participated in FHA 2 years, FCA I year, and pep club 2 years. Julie's hobbies are ba- bysitting, reading, and watching television; and her favorite basketball team is Houston. Her advice to underclassmen is "Keep up good grades in school and if you're interested, participate in sports." Julie's future plans are to attend Oklahoma State University with her major field of study being in some area of engineering. Mark "FI~" Littlefield By Monica Taylor Mark Littlefield, son of Bill and Katherine Little- field, is one of the senior escorts in the Tuesday I Ellen Dickson, counsel- or, today released the names of students who have already been inform- ed that they have been awarded scholarships for next year. The following, seniors have been selected for Who's Who Among Amer- ican High School Stu- dents, Connie Kirby, Karen Kirby, Leslie Ows- Icy, and Lisa Sloan. Daryn Casey has receiv- ed word that he has been named one of OCU's Freshman ACT Scholars. The following students were nominated from Perkins-Tryon H.S. to with the desire to mature attend the Hugh O'Brien and to develop this talent. Leadership Seminar in Daryn Casey is also the Tulsa. She was selected recipient of an Oklahoma for this honor by demon- State University Fee-Wai- ver Scholarship and has received the Appointment of being named a "Uni- versity Scholar" at OSU. Junior Nora Caldwell is strating leadership ability, by expressing sensitivity and concern for others and by showing a desire to learn and share knowledge and experience with oth- participating in the VFW ers. Voice of Democracy Scho- The following students larship competition. Her have been nominated for tape and script entitled History and Government "'My Role in UpholdingAwards: Ryan Hurst, our Constitution" haveBobby Grimes, Mike been sent for DistrictSpillars, Todd Higgins, competition. $32,500 in Scott Briggs, David Mar- National Scholarship shall, Van Hawxby, Den- awards are granted nis Strickland, Rex Bran- through this program and stetter, Rick Mahar, Glen state winners receive Johnson, Teresa Wolfe, apply for the President's all-expense paid trip to Autumn Baker, Sherry Council at OSU. The Washington, D.C. for Craycraft, Carol Fischer, principal requirements for National Finals. Nora is Cindy Hazelbaker, and membership in the Coun- anxiously awaiting word Connie Rozean. cii is outstanding leader- from district competition. The Elks National ship experience at theShelly Woody sopho- Foundation Scholarship high sch.ool level together more has been selected to nominees from P-T High night basketball royalty. Mark has been playing for six years and now starts as guard for the Demons. Because he has worked so hard he has received many honors such as player of the week for three years. He also plays football and baseball. His hobby is hunting. Mark, better known to all P-T as "Fly," says his favorites include steak and shrimp-food; Richard Pry- -or-actor; Live on Sunset Strip-movie; Jefferson Starship-band; and his favorite basketball player is David Brown. His most exciting mo- ment in basketball was when the Demons won the distict title. And his favorite college basketball team is O.U. Other activities that Mark has been in are FFA, football, baseball, and FCA. When Fly graduates from high school he will attend NEO and major in Agriculture Education. His advice to future basketball players, namely sophomores: "Don't get discouraged if all you do is sit on the bench, because if you really want to play badly enough, you'll work hard and you'll be playing your senior year." Harlan McKosato By Monica Taylor Under the determina- tion of no one but himself, this senior escort has accomplished much in his 10 years attending Per- kins-Tryon. Harlan, son of Mack and Bettee McKos- ato, plays point'guard fOr the Demons and leads the team in scoring averaging 17.1 points per game. This 5'10" basketball player has been playing since his fifth grade year. Besides basketball, Harlan is also a very talented football player, is on the principal's honor roll, runs track, and is in the Fellowship of Chris- tian Athletes. His hobbies include: reading, watching ESPN, and watching his favorite basketball player, Way- man Tisdale. His favorite actor, movie, and group are Eddie Murphy, 48 Hours, and the Rolling Stones. The most exciting mo- ment in basketball for him was when the 1983 Demons went to Sand Springs to play in the Area-Tournament. Honors he has received are: All-Area, All-District, Harrah-All Tournament , team, Most Athletic, and Best All-Around. Because nobody has inspired this young man, his favorite college team is O.U., where he plans to attend next year and major are Connie Kirby, Karen Kirby, Dennis Strickland and Daryn Casey. The award is based on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. Stu- dents will receive word in March as to who the recipients for this award will be. Many other scholarship forms and applications are being filled out by students hoping to receive word of financial rewards to help in college. Most scholarship deadlines are March 1. A financial aids night to give students and parents information concerning grants and scholarships available will be held at Perkins-Tryon H.S. library January 25 at 7:30 p.m. All junior and senior parents and students are welcome to attend. in communications. Steve McDaniel "Listen to the coaches and have some fun," is the advice senior escort Steve McDaniel gives to underclassmen. Steve is the son of Bill and Joan McDaniel. This 6'0 start- ing forward for the Demons has been playing basketball for seven years. His most exciting moment in basketball was beating Chandler last year in the consolation championship. Some of Steve's favor- ites include: the color, blue; singer, Bob Seager; macaroni and cheese; movie, "Animal House,"; comedian. Eddie Murphy; basketball player, Domin- que Wilkins; and teams are, of course, OSU and the 76ers. Steve's athletic ability is not only limited to basket- ball. He recently received All-District and All-Area in football. A few of his other activities include FFA and FCA. Mr. McDaniel plans to further his education at Northeastern Oklahoma State college in Miami. Glen Johnson By Harlan McKosato One of the most improved players on this year's basketball team is Glen Johnson. Glen, a 5'9" senior guard, has played basketball at P-T for three years now and has gradually increased his repertoire each year. Glen attributes a lot of his development to Coach Bendure. "He {Bendure) really helped me improve my game this year," Glen smiles. Although not seeing as much varsity playing time as he would like, Glen or "Crusher" as is his nickname, is still one of the hardest working play- ers on the team. Other than playing basketball, Glen likes to spend his free time writing, reading, swim- ming, and working out on weights. He works out a lot during the off season and has a light program during the season. He feels that academics is very important, as witnessed by his member- ship on the State and National Honor Societies. Glen's other activities include FYS, FCA, and student council. He also carried a 3.6 grade point average into this fall semester. Glen, whose parents are Louis and Nancy Johnson, plans to enroll at Okla- homa State next yer and go into engineering. Some of "Crush's" favorites are the Boston Celtics, Kareen Abdul- Jabbar, ana going to the regional tournament last year at Cushing. When asked for a piece of advice to underclass- men, Glen replied, "Re- cruit a 7-foot center from Nigeria." Maybe that would help the team improve. Andhe should know, because when it comes to improv- ing, Glen Johnson knows all about it. Rex Branstetter "Have fun in everything you do," is the advice that Rex Branstetter, junior escort for the 1983-84 Basketball Homecoming, gives to future high school basketball players. Rex, the son of Max and Betty Branstetter, has played basketball for the past seven years. He is very active in FCA, NHS, and Student Senate. After high school he plans to attend Oklahoma State University and major in engineering. Rex is inspired most by Michael Ray Richardson and his most exciting moment in his basketball career was last year when the P-T basketball team went to the Area basket- ball tournament. He enjoys rock music and likes OU, OSU, and the New York Knicks. Steve Snyder "Dropping my ski pole from fifty feet up," was Steve Snyder's response when asked what his most embarrassing moment was. Steve, son of Steve and Carol Snyder,"' is ~thi~ year's Homecoming soph- omore attendant escort of Julie Ryan. Steve has been influen- ced greatly in basketball by several components as his favorite college team is OSU, of course, and his favorite NBA team is the Lakers, and the person he feels who inspired him most is Coach Bendure. Although he has only attended school at P-T for 2 years he has already become very active in several activities such as FFA and 4-H, of which he is the Vice-president. In his spare time he enjoys showing quarter horses at various shows across Kansas and Oklahoma. Steve's favorites are wide in variety as his favorite food is pizza, his favorite pasttime is watch- ing television, his favorite movie "Sudden Impact," and his favorite rock group is Loverboy. Steve's advice to under- classmen is to "work hard, try to get good grades." Steve's future plans are to attend OSU and major in agriculture. Watch Out! Don't Break that mirror! Don't knock over the salt shaker. Prepare yourself. Here comes Friday the 13th! On the 13th of January the Spiders Club will host a dance for all 6th, 7th, and 8th graders. The cost will be $1.25 for non-members and a $I.00 for members(mem- bers bring your member- ship cards please). The dance will start at 7: and end at 10:00 p.m. Refresh- ments will be served. Dress Casual! P.S. Don't leave the rocking chair rocking when you get out of it to come to the dance. In meeting, Monday, auxili- ary officers were elected. They are as follows: Vice-President-Chet Cun- diff; secretary-Monica Nettles; Treasurer-Tony Epperson; Reporter-Mike Spillars; and sentinal John Luster. These offi- cers will conduct the next monthly meeting. There will be an FFA and 4-H Booster Club the regularFFA meeting Thursday night at 7 p.m. at the Ag Building. Raising money for the local fat stock show will be discussed. If you are interested in helping, please attend. Th~ local fat stock show will be held February 25 at the Co-op Storage Build- ing. The Payne County Fat Stock Show will be February 27-March I at the County Fair location. a Kevin Taylor -- getting my car painted. Frankie Blumer -- a happy new year Joe Hoover -- my nerf football. Charlotte Pitts -- my diamond ring Lori Luster -- my Panama Jack shirt and tennies and gold chain. Sherry Craycraft -- my belt and buckle from Mark and Lori. Julaine Roberson -- my subscription to "Cosmo- politan." Wayne Nettles -- a pair of blue racers. Carol Fischer -- new stereo for my car. Lori Redus -- Atari 5200. Marvin Lanier -- every- thing. Michelle Bates -- my computer. Terry Stafford -- cloth- es. Coach French -- my VCR that I don't get until February. Tiers Ann Wells -- meeting my boyfriend. Connie Rozean -- noth- ing. Tana Patton -- my computer and life. Mark Littlefield -- my socks. Kenny Sylvester -- my clothes. Tammy Johnson -- my green designer socks. Liz Bates -- my popsicle. Stacy Thurman -- my necklace, ,Lori MeLemorn -- my necklace. Monica Taylor -- the sweater that David Wil- liams gave me. Jana Smith -- my cabbage patch doll. Scott Briggs Ferrari. Cindy Field -- from Larry. Susan Harper coat. Michael Turner waking up Sunday ing. / Bruce Brownell -~ loss tripod. Liz Gaches -- shoes. Lori Lowe -- my Troya Chapman hopechest. Diane Decker stuffed kitty cats. Luana my butterfly Mrs. Frazier -- Jimmie Dodson car stereo. Caryn Hughes black Bobby Buck cabbage patch doll. Michelle seeing my uncle mond. Julie Payne -- Mrs. Bostian all of my children Martha Gazaway - battery for my car. Coach Bendure clothes that my bought me. Christine my ring. Tony Tabor watch. Jody Pate football. Deanna Vecillio clothes. Miss Bair painting. Becky Butler promise ring. Barbara Gates boots from Paul B. -O- a VISION & HEARING SCREENING There will be a Vision and Hearing Screening Perkins Elementary School, Monda3 16 and 17, 9:00 until 3:30 each day. All students will he screened unless parents school. Parents of middle school and high students can be screened if referred by teachers, but should contact the school. NOTICE: 4-H and FFA Boosters: A meeting held Thursday, January 12 at 7:00 p.m. in the Building to discuss the spring shows. interested is urged to come. Any seniors desiring to receive a Mrs. Dickson immediately as there are meet. Demons play at Deer Cr::k*Saturday. Games i~ 7:00 p.m. i **S* ! January 18 and 19: Freshman take CAT tests. January 16 thru 20 Corn Bread w/t~"uth ~' monday Apple Cobbler Fish Krispies, Green THURSDAY~ Peas, Beet Pickles, Hot Sloppy Joes, FrenchI Rolls, Peanut Butter Hon- Sliced Peaches ey Balls FRIDAY TUESDAY Vegetable Beef Lasagna, Vegie Sticks, w/Crackers, Tossed Salad, Orange Cheese, Banana Wedge, Sliced Bread All meals are WEDNESDAY with milk and are Chili Beans, Broccoli, to change without January 12 Perkins at Drumright vs. Perkins January 25 at Drumright Scholarship $200 4-H-FFA booster meet- ship and ing to plan spring Excellence at( shows, at Ag bldg. Deadline January 14 Financial Aids Perkins at Deer Creek tion Meeting January 12 7:30., Finals Hours, 1, 3, 5 January 26 January 13 Yale vs. Perkins Finals hours 2, 4, 6 January 27 End of first semester Principal Denny January 16 invites Olive Basketball Tourn. tend the through Jan. 20 Supper, $2. January 17 $1.50, 5 p.m. Oilton vs. Perkins gametime January 18-19 Coyle and CAT testing-Freshman Coyle 9-12:00 noon. January 31 J~anuary 24 Perry vs.