One of the anticipated events leading up to graduating was leaving our "Senior Last Will & Testament." But before we could leave our final words to the juniors, one year prior we were the juniors receiving from the '87 seniors. Below are the bequeathals from the '87ers to the '88ers. Enjoy.
Senior Last Will and Testament
I, Sandra Moltz, being of sound mind and body at the moment, will my ability to stay out of trouble and ability to drive safely to Wendy and Amanda Moltz and Misty Moody.
I, Bret Boatright, being of smart mind and body, leave my ability not to care about it to David Lunsford. I leave Scott Herron my ability to not get knocked out in a football game and I leave my life-of-the-party ability to Brad LaRue.
I, Clay Bob Hooten, being of sound mind and body, will my ability to be bad to the brass in his remaining year of years to Lance Ashley.
I, Heather Cornelius, being of sound mind and broken body resulting from football season, will be my ability to twirl to anyone who can do it and love it as much as I did. I also will my ability to fade into the woodwork whenever Mr. West mentions band practice to all of the sophomores and juniors in band.
I, Laura Johnston, being of sound mind and body, will my patience to Shelli Smith and my ability to never have long, skinny legs to Aaron Wilson.
I, Kim Weser, being of not so sound mind and body, will my ability to survive Mrs. Cook’s Advanced English IV class to Jay Mizell.
I, Barry Blake #1, being of sound mind and body, will my ability to work hard and maintain a positive school attitude to Brand Moon. I also will my common sense to the girls from Mills.
I, Bill Murphy, wild man all the way, will my little brother the ability to party with the best.
I, Leigh Shannon, of sound mind and body, will my unique ability to gain the ultimate respect of all my teachers to Shelli Smith. May the classes of ’88 and ’89 have as good a senior year as the class of ’87.
I, Jimmy Choate, being of questionable mind and fine body, leave my ability to steal tenor sax reeds from Mr. West to my good friend Aaron Wilson and my most prized possession, the ability to keep the beat, to Allen Kelly, who’s gonna need it when I’m gone.
I, Rhonda Fiser, being of sound mind and body, do will my academic abilities that I can spare to my cousin Ky.
I, Jenny Luft, will my ability to smile at Mrs. Cook while she is fussing about the newspaper to Jim Pollock and Joomi Ha, who will be the co-editors. I will to Sara Luft my ability to get up in the morning earlier than 15 minutes before it’s time to leave for school.
I, Mary Norton, being of sound mind and body, will Joomi Ha my long legs so that she can finally be the center on the drill team.
I, Jenesse Harrington, being of sound body and mind, hereby will my ability to keep everything in a mess to Jeremy Crosswhite.
I, Janet Shadwick, being of sound mind and body, will my ability to stay out of detention hall to Bryan Ard, who really needs it.
I, Julie McElrath, being of airheaded mind, will my ability to be the life of the party to Scarlet Damron.
I, Buffy Thomas, will my ability to sneak out of the house without getting caught to Vandra Williams.
I, Kim Hale, being of sound mind and body??, will my ability to be great but humble to Paula Ferguson, my brain to better think with, to Andrea Winston, and my ability to have wrecks and survive to Larry Campbell.
I, Tim Herbert, being of sound mind and awesome body, leave my ability to be awesome at everything I do to my brother David Herbert.
I, Gordon Brodsky, do hereby will my divine musical ability and rhythmical talent to Lance Ashley and Trent Allen. Good luck to the CLASS OF ’87.
I, Amy Michelle Vinson, of sound body and not so sound mind, do will my ability to skip school to Tamila Jill Vinson.
I, Jeff Lisenbey, being of sound mind and body, will my ability to make good grades without studying to Jim Pollock.
I, Kelley Vanlandingham, being of sound mind and body, will my ability to drive on wet pavement without going into the ditch to Beverly Tucker.
I, Pam Stanton, will my ability to get ready in 15 minutes to Vandra Williams.
I, James Edward Squires, being of sound mind and body, leave my abilities to drive Mr. West insane to the entire trombone section for next year.
I, Melissa Eulitt, being of sound mind, do leave my sense of money and how to spend it to Mr. Easton so that he can buy a black and white TV set on which he can watch ALF.
I, Greg Tisdale, would have been of sound mind if not for Mitch’s rock music, will my ability to not loan money to Bill Murphy to the people he meets in the future.
I, Jeff Butler, being of sound mind and body, do will my ability to get out of trouble, my ability to pass English, and my penny collection to Matthew Oakes.
I, Mitch Watson, being of sound mind and body, do hereby leave Larry Campbell my atrocious ability to belch like a true frog from the mentally deranged dimension.
I, Steve Shaw, being of sound mind and body, will my ability to handle the pressure of driving to school from East End to Mrs. Reynolds because maybe someday she’ll have a car that will pass.
I, Seth Lowrey, being of super sound mind and fine body, do will my grades in chemistry to Kim (Sethea) Sites and my ability to keep the band together without anyone watching me to Lance Ashley.
I, Allen Crawford, do hereby will my ability to get a tan to Roy (Torch) Clark, my sociable look to Andy Crouse, and my 300 int. med. Hurdling ability also to Andy Crouse.
I, Clint Rhoden, of sound body and mind, will my procrastination to Jim Pollock.
I, etc., will my bad jokes to Lynn Taylor, who deserves them, and my procrastination to Joomi Ha. Thanks for the memories, Don Romine.
I, Kevin Boyd, being of sound mind and body, will my position as head redbird of SHS to David Damron.
I, Tracy Earnesty, being of small mind and short body, do will my ability to talk through my nose to Trent Allen and my ability to stay an airhead throughout high school to Eugenia Dreher.
I, David Bell, being of brilliant mind and fantastic body, leave my ability to make great grades without doing any homework to my girlfriend Jamara Taylor.
Come back next week to read what some of us left for the Class of '89.