Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Wayback Wednesday: Senior Year

I am not normally much of a meme girl, but coming up with material for these Wayback Wednesday posts is more difficult than I thought! When I saw this making rounds on facebook it looked like a great framework for a walk down memory lane.

So, back to Pacelli High School in Columbus, Ga we go...
Senior Year 1992

1. Did you date someone from your school?
No, but to this day I count my high school boyfriend as a huge blessing. We were truly best friends first. He was a precious young man who loved Jesus and honored me. Although it was clear he was not who God had planned for my life partner, God truly used him to set an amazing precedent for future relationships. I am thrilled to know he has a wonderful wife and is raising three little girls.

2. Did you car pool to school?
Yes. I drove a younger girl to school for gas money.

3. What kind of car did you have?
A four-door light blue 1987 Honda Accord.

4. It's Friday night...where were you?
I was a cheerleader, so if there was a football or basketball game I was there. Otherwise, I was roaming around town up to all manner of craziness. I was a goody-goody, so I was not drinking or smoking....but there was much mischief to be found nonetheless. We rolled houses, climbed water towers and fire towers, played "Navy Seals" on the roof of St. Thomas Church, played hide and seek in our cars around town. I cringe at the thought of some of the reckless things we did in the name of 'good clean fun.'

5. What kind of job did you have in high school?
After school babysitter for two sweet girls--whose mother was a HUGE ministry to me through some very turbulent times.

6. Were you a party animal?

7. Were you considered a flirt?
Yes. I had a very playful, friendly personality.

8. Were you in band, orchestra, or choir?
Church choir...but honestly, it was for the fun Summer trips--not because I am a gifted singer.

9. Were you a nerd?
It depends on your definition. I was in Honors classes, but did not apply myself and, therefore, made lower grades than most of my peers.

10. Did you get suspended or expelled?

11. Can you sing the fight song?
Believe it or not, this old cheerleader has blanked out...I think I have sang the Bama one too many times since then!

12. Where did you sit during lunch?
We had off campus priviledges for lunch, so my favorites were Wendy's, Burger King, and Western Sizzlin'

13. If you could go back and do it again, would you?
No. I had a wonderful experience, but I love life as a grown up so much more than teenaged angst. (I think staying involved in youth ministry has given me my fill.)

14. Did you have fun at Prom?
Yes. My date was a good friend who, ironically, was the stepson of my Mom's high school prom date!

15. Do you still talk to the person you went to Prom with?
We just reconnected on facebook recently.

16. Are you planning on going to you next reunion?
Yes. Interestingly we haven't had one yet, so our 20th will be our first.

17. Do you still talk to people from school?
Yes....some of my best friends from high school are still important parts of my life. I have reconnected with many others recently thanks to facebook!


Jenna said...

Loved this! After reading this, I feel we might have been pretty good pals in high school. :-)

And I don't think I realized your were from Columbus! That's about 4 hours from me, but it where my older brother currently lives. He manages a restaurant (B. Merrell's), and he really likes living there!

Hope ya'll are having a great night!

MamaBear said...

This was fun to read! I hadn't seen this meme yet. I'll have to tuck it away for another day.

I think it's great that you do these posts. I've been trying to come up with something catchy as a way to record bits and pieces of my family's life before blogging.

Your #4 especially sounds a lot like my high school days.

Tonya Ingram said...

Oh I could paint a colorful picture for you all of my high school years!!!

Mindy said...

That was fun to read! Thanks for sharing!