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1996-1997 School Year

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49f212e2b1a3b Class of '97 Senior Trip, click for more photos
Prom King and Queen Mike Venzor and Melinda Brown
Campus Bowl Team and Coaches
Mr. Rayl's Marching Band
Jazz Band
Freshmen Kristin Gardner, Stephanie Scott, Elizabeth Fowler, Kale Davis
Class of '97 Senior Trip, click for more photos

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Putnam County R-1 High School 1996-1997
Student and Faculty Highlights of the Year
Senior Class Officers: ?
Number of Graduating Seniors: ?

Student Council Officers and Highlights: Filling pop machine, Homecoming Week festivities, Courtwarming planning and dance, Officers?

Echo Royalty: Kelly Olmstead and Jaromy Lutz; Candidates: Freshmen Brook Hepler and Troy Selvy; Sophomores Erin Fowler and Jonathan Otto; Junior Eddie Leach; Senior Ariane Riley

Echo: Clear, Blue Skies, Editors Mary Jayne Simmons and Niki Haverland; Ads Manager Jon Otto; Photo Editor Ashley Davis; Sponsor Gwyn McKinley

Football Highlights: 7-3 record, Conference Champs, Head Coach Dave Mitchell,

Football Cheerleaders: Kerrie Lane, Melinda Brown, Beth Robbins, Tiffany Gilworth, Ariane Riley, Brette Hart, Kaylaine Bunnel, Erin Fowler, Tori Brown, Roni Davis

Homecoming Royalty and Highlights: Queen Tori Brown (Football candidate) and her escort Kevin Lloyd, Senior candidate Tabby Pettis and escort James Davis, Junior candidate Megan Murphy and escort Eddie Leach, Sophomore candidate Tisha Seaton and escort Justin Trimble, and Freshman candidate Amy Mitchell and escort Cody Ray

Softball Highlights: 21-6 record, Third at State, JV 11-1, Coach Max Mothersbaugh, Asst. Coach Joe Steele

Basketball Highlights: Girls: Varsity 20-7, JV 19-1, 1st Place Macon Tournament, 1st Place Milan Tournament, 3rd Putnam County Tournament. Boys: 24-4 record; first outright Conference Champions; 2nd in Districts; Head Coach Jim Chandler, Asst./JV Coach Don Fowler; Seniors Mike Klingner, John Fowler, Mikey Rennells, Marty Mothersbaugh, Justin McDannald, Kevin Lloyd; JV 13-3.

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49f212e2b1a3bVarsity Basketball, click for more photos
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Basketball Cheerleaders: Jamie Moots, Jennifer Rogers, Rachael Jamison, Debra Dover, Mary Holland, Sponsors Marsha Richardson and Missy Haught

Courtwarming: (First one!) Queen Shannon Lewis and King Bryan Ross, Basketball candidates Marty Mothersbaugh and Shannon, Seniors Justin McDannald and Shawna Munden, Juniors Bryan and Megan Murphy, Sophomores Billy Coffey and Kassandra Davis, and Freshmen Eric Seaton and Candy Blue

Track: Girls: Kadie Campbell (record hurdler), Carrissa Wilkinson, Stephanie Scott, Heather Davis, Jesslyn DeGrave, Sherry Cullor, Amy Mitchell, Coach Donnie Campbell. Boys: Charlie Lupton, David Probasco, Luke Wilkinson, Mike Klingner, Ray Dorsey, Leif Graham, Kyle Graham, Coach Joe Ream, Manager K.C. Kelley.

Baseball: 9-7 record, Coach Don Fowler, Asst. Coach Jeff Butler; Tied for 2nd in Conference, 2nd in Districts, Seniors Jay McKinley, Justin McDannald, Derek Rouse, Marty Mothersbaugh,

Most Athletic Senior Girl and Boy:
Outstanding Senior Girl and Boy:
Courtesy Award:

Valedictorians: Mary Jayne Simmons and Jennifer Sue Wood
Salutatorian: Tabby Pettis

Campus Bowl: Scotland County Tournament Consolation, Coaches Jan Davis and June Ledford

NHS: National Honor Society: Blood Drive set a record despite snowy day

SADD: Students Against Drunk Drivers: Red Ribbon Rally Week, After-Prom Party

Marine Ecology Club: Scuba diving and trip to Belize

Band: Phantom of the Opera field show, 4th at Clark County’s Parade of Champions, 4th at Truman’s Homecoming Parade, Concert Band received a 2 at contest, Gold Rating in Quincy’s Showcase of Excellence, Band Director John Hume

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49f212e2b1a3bJr./Sr. Play, click for more photos
Principal Wayne Hines
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Junior Senior Play: Meet Me in St. Louis Actors Josh Dickerson, Brette Hart, Marty Mothersbaugh, Teri Schmidt, Sherry Cullor, Tori Brown, Melinda Brown, Nathen Cawley, Tabby Pettis, Beth Robbins, Shannon Lewis, Lucas Gray, David Probasco, Jennie Benitz, John Fowler, Clint McClain, Bryan Ross, Sponsor Tammy Casady

Prom Royalty and Highlights: purple, silver and black,“Hold Onto the Night,” King Mike Venzor and Queen Melinda Brown, Prince Lucas Gray and Princess Kelly Olmstead

Secondary Teachers: Karen Bradshaw, Jeff Butler, Donnie Campbell, Marylin Carr, Tamara Casady, Jim Chandler, Denise Comstock, Duane Crawford, Jan Davis, Trinity Davis, Judy Findley, Don Fowler, Cathy Halferty, Jane Halley, Barb Hodges, John Hume, Keith Kimmel, Mary McCollom, Bill McKinley, Gwyn McKinley, Dave Mitchell, Max Mothersbaugh, Laura Olmstead, Norma Putnam, Joe Ream, Amir Rezai, Susan Turpin, Sherl Venzor, Mark Walsh, Chris Yunick, Bruce Werkmeister

Principal: Wayne Hines sadly died August 1996, a few days into the school year.  Nancy Steele then became principal.

Superintendent: Darl Davis

Secretaries, Aides, Maintenance Staff, Others: Amber Michael, Virginia Strobietto, Connie Thomas, Linda Quint, Linda Klinginsmith, Shelda Carr, Denise Halley, Joan O’Reilly, Mary Roof, Deloris Scott, Sandy Smith, Dolores Summers, John Berry, Marcus Casady, Linda Engle, Paul Riley, Craig Widner

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Marty Mothersbaugh

Mar 23, 2011

Most athletic boy was Marty Mothersbaugh and I am pretty sure that most athletic girl was Shannon Lewis
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