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oming Spirit held at P-T By Jodi Cole High School stu- participate in their annual Week. Each day the student body cele- homecoming in a different was "Call Jones" day. were involved in a canned drive. Future Farmers of who sponsored the event, award of cookies and juice band class for the most goods. Brandon Brunker, education teacher said. felt like it was a good to bring the student together and help the needy r community." was "Joe Says Beat day sponsored by the In- Club. Students wore Es- clothes and accessories. International Club sponsor . said the thought it would be an easy way for students to show spirit. "Toga Day" was designated as Wednesday's way to show spirit. This activities , sponsored by the Future Homemakers of America, included a $10 prize given to the 37th person who said "God Demons, beat Jones" to a mystery FHA member. Thursday was "Give Jones the Boot" day. Students dressed in their favorites boots for the day. Student Council sponsored this day. Friday, along with the homecom- ing dance, ended the week with "All Black Friday." Students and fac- uity were to dress in the Perkins- Tryon school colors of black and white. This was taken from Ok- lahoma State University's "Black Saturday." Activities included face painting and a pep assembly. trip NOTICE ers at ,. oso and scholarship applications are in The Perkins Journal, Thursday, October 7, 1993 -Page 5 ERIC FOX JAMI STAPLE'ION Students win art awards the earnest, thirteen of these were accepted. These 13 will be shown thmogh- out the State Fair. Those whose art work being shown are as follows: Shatma Barnes, Robin Box, Crystal Holder, Carla Kliesen. ERic Fox, Zac Niles, By Amber Brumbeloe An students Eric Fox and Jaime Stpleton were presented Merit Awards on September 18 for their winning art work at the Oklahoma City State Fair. Eric admits "I was very surprised and shocked I won." Jennings is chosen By Jared Colton Christy Jennings has been in- volved in Future Farmers of Amer- ica for five years. She is this week's FFA Member of the Week. Jennings is the current Perkins- Tryon FFA chapter president and has been its secretary for the past two years. She is the daughter of P- T agriculture education teacher, Roger and Mary Kay Jennings. Jennings has been showing live- stock since she was three. The se- nior has had two grand-champion pigs, four reserve grand-champion pigs, 10 champion pigs, one re- serve grand-champion sheep, five champion sheep, two reserve grand- champion steers and a champion steer. She has received a Swine Produc- tion Proficiency and a Diversified Livestock proficiency. She was chosen the Outstanding Eighth Grader and as the greenlumd her freshman year, Jesmings was on a state champion cattle team and on a state champion CHRISTY JENNINGS She was the first high individual in the state on her dairy team and it received a National Silver rating. When asked what she enjoyed most about FFA, she said, "All the friend and fun memories I will have for the rest of my life." Jenuings' future plans are to go to Oklahoma State University and double major in agriculture economics and in accounting. seventh grade beat the Stroud Tigers Thursday for first win. new offense caused confu- coach Lance Hoggat. Johnson played fullback for and had almost 100 Hoggat stated that was outstanding. eighth grade Demons lost 21-6. Jarvis threw Mike Berry Only touchdown by the Jarvis had three comple- yards. "Jarvis threw the commented coach Steve the enthusiasm and is back after loosing two Demons will host the next 7 aainst Tonkawa. Grotheer The History Club, sponsored by Skip Frazier, is off to a start for  r 93-94 school year with 30 students signed up. History Club had been a function at Perkins-Tryon High School since 1987 when it was sponsored by Charles Hedgecoth., What is History Club? It's-a group of students who will attempt to see historical aspects Autmnn Harris "More vividly," stated Frazier. History Club has a major field Grotheer has been at trip during the year when the members will visit many historical guidance office and senior English Their art work was selected from Nicholas Sadler, Crystal Snyaet, dairy team. d, 12-0 rem mutnow'2. Juniors and seniors ACT 00tY=rs selection" Jalme inclu00 Ja00me Swlem' Aybr00 "raylr' A Nance.i was very excited to get this Jennifer Wfllingham, and Chase Alu...mni By Robin Hall Preparation Workshop at OSU $25. award." Wright. . Gayle Harris, middle school "We arc very proud of all the  play Applications are in Dr. Ellen teacher, submitted 20 art projects to - students" said Harris. i By Jodi Cole Dickson's office, i Ashley Nance has been teaching 3. Deadline to sign up for PSAT / __l_ / at Perkins-Tryon schools for 10 teach is Octoboer, $7.50. See Dr. LongDraKe molds years this fall. This year she By FranHrencher Dickson to sign up. is teachin?, eighth grade English The Perkins-Tryon band alunmi, nl00tU y ' "-'-r'" ch= and advanced placement along with the Midnight Regiment, inds at P T English classes, give their annual homecoming m Nance obtained her bachelor's performance. Club _ degree in elementary education The performance took place at from Oklahmua State University last Friday's football game agamst By Brent Nlles He was bom in Guymon and in 1979 and later received a Jones. News "I enjoy shaping young minds graduated from high school in masters degreeinEnglishfromthe The homecoming performances into tomorrow's leaders." Cushing. He played baseball and University of Central Oklahoma. are cordinated by Stacy Grant This is teacher and coach Russell made all-district and all-area in She originally planned to teach former Midnight Regiment member Longbralm's comment on why he football, elmemtary school and coach swim- and aow band director at Hemessey, became an educator. He graduation from Oklahoma ruing, but when offered a position and Kent "lylor, Perkins- Tryon Longbralm has been teaching State University and did his student teaching junior high English, she band director. general aad physical seieme for teaching in Cushing before coming" found she enjoyed it a lot. She chose This years performance was done three years at Perkins-Tryon. 'In to Perkins. "I've spent a large part to continue teaching English be- in memory of former Perkins band my short time at Perkins-Tryon, I've of mY life in this part of the state cause she "liked it and wanted oth- leader and P- T band member, had the pleasure of working with and I wanted to continue to do so," ers to like it, too." Carol Wall. a number of outstanding people," state Longbrake. This middle school English teache Approximately 40 alumni mem- replied Longbrake. He has a wife, Sandy, and a son, chose teaching for an occupation be- bers were in attendance Friday He coaches freshman football 'Ikylor, who is one year-old, cause she feels you caa "be ere- night. "I look forward to seeing a and basketball as well as being In his spare time, he enjoys ative and original with your teach- lot of my old friends from the past an assistant varsity football and playing golf and collecting baseball ing style. You don't have to conform and I know the audience looks for- baseball coach, cards, to a certain style." ward to seeing and hearing them and Nance and her husband of eight remembering old memories." stated years, Bryan, have one child, "lhylor. Mathew, who is four years ol.d. The alumni members travel from schools for two years. stated teaching immedi- he received his teach- from Oklahoma State grew up in Perkins and his diploma from Perkins- .hools in 1983. He gradu- Oklahoma University in Orotheer two years in federal prisons Colo. and E1 museums. This year Frazier would like to take the club to see a new Spanish Conquistador exhibit. "It is suppose to be one of the best in the United States," said Frazier. Officers in History Club must be a junior or senior and have at least a 3.0 grade-point average. Other members must be in a histmy class or have already taken and passed one. ITGO McANALLY'S 124 Main Perkins 547-5183 Thanf00 For Your Patronage IwaukeeBest Coors Pack 2nh Budwe,ser Si "8s 00ees, Pack Cans 45 Coors Budwemer We Now Suitcases l00Pack S;;s 'Have. 95 Founta,n Pepsi She travels extensively and re- poarts all across the United States cently went to Europe on a middle just for this performance and they L school field trip. She considered it state that they always look forward "the experience of a life time." to the event. Her hobbies include skiing and This years performance included swimming competitvely. Nance says such musical numbers as "Elanour she started swimming because "once Rigby", "Swingin' Safari", and as I tried it and really got into it, I got always, the band's theme song, better and better." "You'll Never Walk Alone". When asked ff she had any advice for English students, Nance replied, Janet "participate; read the book. Don't just stare at the clock. Karner A Great Place To Shop By Amber Brumbeloe Janet Kamer has been teaching home economics and family liv- ing classes at Perkins-Tryon High School since 1988. When asked why she likes teaching at Perkins-Tryon, she 121 W. Thomas 547-5378 replied, "I like that the school is small. It makes it easier to get to  a I f know the students better." Kamer is a graduate of Oklahoma State University. Her bachelors degree is in vocational home economics and her masters degree --.-------.  l H g is in curricuinm and instruction. T She did her student teaching at Ripley in 1976-1982. Kamer taught at Cushing in 1982-1988. Kamer also advises for Future Homemakers of America. Consists of a am urger Kamer and her husband Ken have three children: Nicole, Cameron Patty on Bun Smothered and Logan. Kamer's daughter is in the same W/Chili Cheese Lettuce =00oo, as she teaches in this year. 9 9 9 She says "at first I thought it would Onions & Tomatoes oor me, but it doesn't." '19 I