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Volume 7 Issue 5 Seabreeze High School May 2010 Daytona Beach, FL THE BREEZE The Official Newspaper of Seabreeze High School by 2010 Battle rocks the house Halsey Kinne and laura Mccon- nell On May 7, the annual Battle of the Bands presented its largest show to date, featuring fourteen bands of vary- ing styles performing in front of a nearly packed house at the SHS audi- torium. Sponsored by The Breeze, the con- cert showcased genres ranging from Christian screamo to ska and polka to metal. At the end of the energy-filled show, tension filled the air as the emcees took the stage to announce the winning bands. The Art Vandelays, whose perfor- mance of “Liechtenstein at the Win- ter Olympics” exhibited stage perfor- mance, personality, and originality, received the top score to secure the $150 prize and honor of 2010 Battle of Spencer Spear the Bads winners. Consisting of Joe Spear, Luke Zerra, The winners of Battle of the Bands, The Art Vandelays, perform during the show. This year featured fourteen different bands of all different genres. Zach Lukasek, Kevin Stephens, Cody Khorassani, Charlie Carbiener, and dinary instruments to create their own tion “Unfortunate Predictions,” the and crowd with equal energy. Ariah Darioosh, the musical project individual sound with drums, bass, group thrilled the audience with their “They were really great. They brought can only be described as a mythical guitar, keyboard, trombone, melodica, unleashed vocal capabilities, rip- a new flare to old school music,” junior folk group with a garden gnome as and violin. ping guitar riffs, and dank drumming Laura Goldberg added. their mascot. “They were eccentric in style. I’ve breakdown. Serving as judges were Rick Many students appreciated the never heard anything like how they The Speakeasies, featuring Justinia DeYampert, the veteran entertainment unique performance of the winning played,” sophomore Murphy Wall stat- Abinette, John Potts, Daniel Lewis, and writer and rock critic for the News- act. ed. Sebastian Caliendo, achieved the hon- Journal, Mickey Hartman, lead singer “The Art Vandelays were able to Coming in second was the dynamic or of third place with a cover of Duke for the hardcore band Uprise, and bring a new meaning to ska through Christian metalcore band Arms Like Ellington’s “It Don’t Mean a Thing if It Scott Queen, a local musician in sever- different instruments you don’t usually Branches, with members Ryan Lanes, Ain’t Got That Swing.” al projects and an alumnus of SHS, the see. Their unique spin helped them to Sean Livingston, Chris Melvin, Brad The jazz quartet made a “link be- Battle of the Bands, and the Stetson win the competition through their cre- Buckley, Kyle Canfield, and Payne Vin- tween the past and the present by giv- University music program. ativity,” assessed junior Ben Mock. cent. ing a new edge to old music,” explained They used different out-of-the-or- Battle of the Bands, cont. on page 8 Performing the original composi- Potts, who worked his standup bass SHS celebrates the outstanding service and talent given by four incredible faculty and staff As the year winds down and the se- of this school year after 40 years. Daytona Beach with a friend, she rented Mr. and Mrs. Labno have one son, niors walk across the stage, four of Sea- “Mrs. Labno is a perfect mix of pro- a room from a man named Larry Labno. Tony, a golf club manager in Naples, a breeze’s most dedicated faculty and staff fessionalism, compassion, and humor. The two quickly fell for each other, were daughter-in-law, Beth, and a one-year- will depart with the school as well. She truly cares about the kids and I can married in October of that year and have old granddaughter named Isabella. Tony Mrs. Ruthie Labno, Mrs. Lynda Bon- think of no better role model as an ad- been together ever since. and Beth are expecting a son, Vincent, nick, Mrs. Nina Masters, and Mr. Ger- ministrator and educator. I will truly That same year, Mrs. Labno started in September. ald Chandler will retire when the school miss her,” states Mr. Temple. working as a physical education and After eighteen years in the classroom year ends. teaching science classes that included biology, AP biology, anatomy and physi- ‘Queen of Seabreeze’ prepares to ology, and marine biology, Mrs. Labno end reign was offered a unique opportunity. by Jared GinsburG “The principal at the time, Jimmy Mrs. Labno. Just the mere utterance Kirton, would come and observe me of that name elicits smiles and praises teach all the time. I was already science from teachers, staff, parents and stu- department chair for the school, and the dents. assistant principal of curriculum, Mrs. Archival yearbooks “Not only is she a good friend, but she Harkey, was retiring. He told me I would is one of, if not the, finest administrators Mrs. Labno, Mrs. Bonnick, Mrs. Masters, and Mr. Chandler (pictured above in respective order) make a great assistant principal, and I I have ever worked with. She goes above smile in their early years at Seabreeze. Each person has contributed over 35 years to the school. already had the degree from Stetson.” and beyond the call of duty, and every It was then in 1990 when she became decision she makes is made for the best A native of Wellsburg, West Virginia, elementary teacher at Our Lady of an assistant principal, overseeing cur- interest of students and Seabreeze High Ruthie Beck played the flute in march- Lourdes Academy. Three months later, riculum, teachers, PASS, and the AP School,” explains Mr. Wallace. ing band all through high school. She she decided P.E. and Kindergarten were program, roles she continues perform- Mrs. Labno, who has worked at Sea- completed a degree in Science Educa- not her forte, and got a job working as a ing to this day. breeze High School for almost her entire tion from Liberty University. health and biology teacher at Seabreeze Retirements, page 6 professional career, is retiring at the end One day on a Spring Break trip to High School. In this Kevin Berstler Senior Editor Beach Driving A Year in Sports Feature Feature Controversy Review issue pg. 4 pg. 7 pg.9 pg. 11 UPDAtES PAgE 2 thE BREEzE Staff Words from Mr. Wallace What’s your Dear Sandcrabs, 39 years of service, Language Arts De- view? partment Chair Mrs. Lynda Bonnick Senior Editors As the 2010 school year comes to a with 36 years of service, and Art De- close, I want to take this opportunity partment Chair Nina Masters will be What are your plans for Halsey Kinne Laura McConnell to thank you for your academic and extra- leaving us after an amazing 50 years of the summer? curricular efforts as service. Assistant Editors well as your service Mere words cannot Alexa Bian to our community. It express how much Taylor Buckels has been an outstand- they have meant to Jared Ginsburg ing year and there is our students, staff much to look forward and community - Jessie Lawson to in 2011. they have been the Abby Marsh I want to make spe- heart and soul of our Alex Martin cial mention of three school. Sam Votaw people who are leav- On behalf of the “Excelling academically by taking ing Seabreeze this entire Sandcrab fam- classes at DSC,” Advertising Manager year – very special people who have ily, I want to wish them the very best as Troy Parker, 11 Taylor Thomas cumulatively dedicated over 125 years they start a new chapter in their lives. of exemplary service to our school! Go Sandcrabs! Assistant Principal for Curriculum Photographers Mrs. Ruthie Labno will be retiring with Mr. Wallace Blaine Kinne Perry Shirzad Ashley Whytus Layout Darcie Bland Summer Reading “I wanna visit Chicago because it’s my favorite city. I visited there last Nikki Donovan 9th grade: summer and it’s beautiful,” Tabitha Thiess Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck Jessica Tolan, 10 Dani Sanchez 10th grade: Black Like Me by John howard griffin Sports Amy Stewart 11th grade: Lay That Trumpet in Our Hands Reporters by Susan Carol McCarthy Alana Agnone 11th grade AP: Annaliza Aguiar Lay That Trumpet in Our Hands Cassie Angrisani by Susan Carol McCarthy “I’m going to volunteer at Memo- Ayushia Ansari Friday Night Lights by H.G. Bissinger rial Hospital, travel with my friend, Chris Berrios and shop,” 12th grade: Kimyri Wallace, 9 Sara Deline The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini Alex Filipovski Ashley Fries Brittany Froio Kendra Fry Crab Tracks Events Erica Henrichs Congratulations to: Carlye Hubert May Gus Johnson • Prom Prince Tyler Lares and Prin- the Volusia County Literacy Fair. 25 Freshman awards ceremony Hollie Johnston cess Alex Crotts and the 2010 Prom 31 Memorial Day, no school Perry Kostidakis King and Queen: Egan Wall and • the Spanish honor Society Officers: Xaviere Letteer Amy Smith. President Chris Banks, Vice Presi- dent Alex Crotts, Secretary Victoria Mariah Jackson • Junior Megan Cain, Sydney Mitchener, and Treasurer Alyson June Shamroze Mithani 3 Exams, periods 1 and 7 Ladanyi, and Haley Rice for 3rd Morelli. Miranda Mumma place in the Graphic Depiction of a 3 SHS Band & Middle school Concert Darq-Amber Neimark 4 Exams, periods 2 and 6 novel, and Logan Harrell for 1st • De’Vonte Mack for being named Lizzi Pinter 4 Band “Middle School Welcome Night” place Writing Portfolio for placing in the News-Journal Athlete of the Week 5 SAT Stephen Polzella the Volusia County Literacy Fair. for his 2nd place medal in the high 7 Exams, periods 3 and 5 Kelsi Quicksall jump at the State Championship Track 7 AP Euro trip Meeting Hillary Saunders • Seniors Aubrey Oyler for 2nd place and Field Meet. 8 Exam, period 4 11/12th grade writing portfolio, Nata- Natalia Silva lie O’Steen and Aubrey Oyler 2nd • Corey Walden, who plays Boys 8 grading Period 4 ends Harrison Sinex 8 Last day for students place for The Reality of Slumdog Mil- Basketball, and Chelsea Belfer, who Hailey Swanson 10 Last day for teachers lionaire-Multimedia Presentation, and plays Girls Soccer, for being selected as 12 ACT Paola Ulloa Jimmy Devine, Austin O’Dwyer, the Athlete of the Year in their respec- 14 Report Cards available on Parent Portal Casey Vickers Charlie Sutton, and Mark Swain tive sport for the Bright House Sports 21 Report Card distribution Stacey Voges 3rd place for One Flew Over the Cuck- Network Breakfast of Champions. oo’s Nest-Multimedia Presentation at Marie Whitley Adrian Zamora August 2 Orientation Sponsor 3 Orientation Mr.Phillips 4 Orientation 5 Orientation Letters to the Editors 16 First day of School for students The Breeze appreciates the 27. Varsity Football “Classic” input of readers on issues of interest to the student body. All letters to the editors Be sure to check the school calen- must include the full name dar online at seabreezehigh.org and grade of the student for the most up to date informa- and can be submitted to tion on school events during the room 3-211 or e-mailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org summer and the fall! ENtERtAiNMENt PAgE 3 thE BREEzE Upcoming CD Releases May 4 June 1 Godsmack The Oracle Jack Johnson To the Sea Minus the Bear Omni Papa Roach To Be Loved June 8 Josh Ritter Runs the World Christina Aguilera Bionic Lil Jon Crunk Rock May 11 Travis McCoy of Gym Class Heroes Crash Test Dummies Oooh La La! Lazarus Keane Night Train The Roots How I Got Over The National High Violet Jessica Harp A Woman’s Needs June 15 tokyo Police Club Champ Gaslight Anthem American Slang Chamillionaire Venom May 18 Sarah McLachlan The Laws Of Illu- Black Keys Brothers sion LCD Soundsystem This is Happening Deftones Diamond Eyes Macy Gray The Sellout May 25 Plies Goon Affiliated Widespread Panic Dirty Side Down Top 5 Classic Songs of the Summer As given by the staff of Atlantic Sounds by Gus JoHnson Mike Toole 1) “Summertime Blues” by Blue Cheer 2) “Summertime Blues” by The Who 3) “In the Summertime” by Mungo Jerry 4) “Sunny Afternoon” by The Kinks 5) “Summer in the City” by Lovin’ Spoonful Brandon Jolly 1) “Sittin’ on the Dock of the Bay” by Otis Redding 2) “Groovin’” by Young Rascals 3) “Boys of the Summer” by Don Henley 4) “School’s Out” by Alice Cooper 5) “Walkin’ on Sunshine” by Katrina and the Waves Year of the Black Rainbow revives classic angst by Harrison sinex feelings of angst, and anger widely ap- Year of the Black Rainbow brings parent in other Co&Ca albums Good more of everything the fans of Coheed Apollo or In Keeping Secrets of Silent & Cam- Earth. bria want. Accompanying the already fantas- It’s more tic deluxe edition of the album is the dark and incredible novel of the same name ominous (front man Claudio Sanchez’s debut than Iron as a full length author), written along Maiden’s with Peter David. Also coming with Number the album is the documentary, Every of the End Has a Beginning. Beast, with more feelings of hate and At the end of the day, the album disgust than The Black Album by Me- delivers everything fans of prog-rock tallica, and obviously more passionate desire, although it may not present than anything by Fall Out Boy. many opportunities for the acquisi- Songs like “The Broken” and “This tion of new ones. Shattered Symphony” revive those Summer movies releases to see May July 28th- Prince of Persia 6th- The Last Airbender 9th- Predators 16th- The Sorcerer’s Appren- June tice 4th- Get Him to the 23rd- Salt Greek 30th- I Love You Phillip Mor- 4th- Splice ris 11th- The Karate Kid 30th- Twilight Saga: Eclipse August 6th- Step Up 3D 6th- The Other Guys ENtERtAiNMENt PAgE 4 thE BREEzE South Park speech to raise awareness via film to what he criticized as the “subordinate Gamers anticipate becomes role of women in Islam.” Also listed on the RevolutionMuslim forums were the addresses to the head- summer releases censored quarters of Comedy Central in New York. by saM Votaw of this lineup for this summer? Soph- As long-standing fans of the show, Most students who intentionally omore Derek Bennett is giddy for one juniors Kyle Leonard and Josh Barber skip school for a day can be found game in particular. disagree with the decision. playing video games non-stop, “Dead Rising 2. Zombies, casinos “i think that censoring South Park ‘just like summer.” and dirt bikes with chainsaws on the won’t accomplish anything other than Yet what will this vacation bring side. Must I say anything more?!?” showing we are scared of radical Mus- for all gamers? Will students still be lims who use intimidation to stifle our playing Call of Duty all through the free speech” explained Kyle Leonard. summer? Or will a new game come Barber points out that “Freedom of along? Noteworthy Releases speech is guaranteed by our Constitu- Obviously the systems that cater tion, and the creators of South Park to the most hardcore gamers are the have a right to satirize however they Xbox 36 and PS3. feel.” And while both systems’ play- Cartoonists from across the US have ers are still content with trudging already joined up to sign a petition con- through battlefield online via C.O.D, by naor aMir demning the threats. The letter states, those same players may be done with To many Seabreeze students, it is “Freedom of expression is a universal the game’s impressive, but still easy, no surprise that South Park has often right” and “we reject any group that campaign mode. highlighted touchy (but nonetheless seeks to silence people by violence or Games such as Quantum, Crack- hilarious) subjects. Yet what is new to intimidation.” down, and Sniper: Ghost Warrior Skate 3 360 PS3 most teenage fans of South Park is the The letter highlights the United States’ promise in-depth campaign modes Prince of Persia 360 PS3 show’s censorship. “proud tradition of political satire” and with all the daring antics of classic Sniper: Ghost Warrior 360 Following the recent 200th episode states the belief in the right “to speak or shooting games. Green Day: Rock Band 360 PS3 Wii of the long-running series, death threats draw freely without censorship.” Feeling a bit of the RPg experience? Tiger Woods 11’ 360 PS3 Wii were issued to creators trey Parker and Jon Stewart, host of Comedy Cen- While you may still be wrapped up in Lego Harry Potter 360 PS3 Wii Matt Stone, causing the Comedy Cen- tral’s popular The Daily Show, put it the latest installment of Final Fan- Quantum 360 tral father network Viacom to censor best when he said that these radicals tasy, games such as Prince of Persia Crackdown 2 360 the episode. are still allowed to praise Osama Bin and Dead Rising 2 will give gamers NCAA Football 11’ 360 PS3 This particular episode sparked an- Laden, celebrate 9/11, have access to puzzling scenarios. Dead Rising 2 360 ger amongst Muslims for portraying our theater district, Jewish delis, and And finally, for those casual gam- Super Mario Galaxy 2 Wii the Prophet Muhammad—an act con- parks, all in the name of freedom. Yet, ers, games such as Skate 3, Green Halo: Reach 360 sidered forbidden—walking around in “These (people) get to enjoy it. All be- Day: Rock Band and Tiger Woods ‘11 a bear suit. cause of how much we, in this country, will get sports and music fans to emu- The death threats were posted by an value and protect even their freedom of late their biggest idols. Islamic website named RevolutionMus- expression.” Nintendo Wii owners will also be lim.com, which stated that the South South Park resumed its regular broad- able to enjoy the sequel to its biggest Park creators “will probably end up like casting schedule on Comedy Central as game: Super Mario Galaxy, which Theo van Gogh.” of last Wednesday. will appeal to gamers both young and Van gogh was a Dutch filmmaker who old as Nintendo’s mascot Mario yet was brutally murdered on the streets Sources: Hugffingtonpost.com, Washingtonpost. again embarks on a bewildering space of Amsterdam in 2004 for angering com, CBSnews.com adventure. Muslims by expressing his freedom of What do Seabreeze students think Senior by Jordan KirK knows that he is a very talented musi- – the latest crave for all music lovers – Throughout high school, Kevin Berst- cian. Kevin has played guitar with his performed our song ‘Northampton Re- ler has entertained many people. bands in Battle of the Bands every year prise’; we played wonderfully but were Kevin Berstler “Throughout my four years as a Sea- breeze student, I have learned so very he attended Seabreeze. “In my ninth and tenth grade, Matt disqualified for exceeding the time lim- it,” said Kevin. displays his much about coming and going; people Archer and i wrote songs five minutes come, smile, and go. High school has before Battle of the Bands, but in my founded and furthered my appreciation twelfth grade (year) we decided to com- many talents for Spanish,” stated Kevin about his high school experience at Seabreeze. pletely improvise our performance, all of which was under the moniker Anyone who knows Kevin Berstler Earth’s Demise. Orchestrating Omega Kevin Berstler peforms during Battle of the Bands. Kevin also plays guitar in a grind- crust band, The Imperfects, with fellow Sandcrabs tim huckaby, Mickey Pier- son, and Jordan Kirk. “In August I leave for Marbella, Spain. I will attend school as a foreign exchange student, thanks to the Rotary Youth Exchange program,” exclaimed Kevin. “When I return, I will attend Stetson University in Deland. I have received a bunch of scholarships from my hard work, paying my entire way; therefore, if you want something, work for it,” Kevin proudly proclaimed. As for the future Kevin is certain about his plans, “After school I will record albums for my band and sup- port them with tours. When I believe I have made enough music for awhile, I’ll walk. I’ll venture; I’ll peregrinate. We, humans, do not need money to smile.” StUDENt LiFE PAgE 5 thE BREEzE Seabreeze students experience ‘Click it or ticket’ policy pro- Cultural Diversity Day motes safety among drivers by niKKi donoVan er gets the ticket. Be sure to buckle up! Although, The campaign in March was in you should always full swing on A1A. be wearing your An informational seatbelt, now it message was sent is even more im- to students from portant due to the the Seabreeze staff watchful eye of to warn them of Volusia County Po- the affects of driv- licemen. ing without a seat- the first Click belt. It or Tick It cam- Some may feel paign ended March that motorcycle 15th and the second riders should have phase will begin in to wear a helmet May. if passengers have Click It or Ticket to wear a seatbelt. Mrs. Hart It may not be some- Unfortunately, the thing that all agree The Click It Or Ticket cam- fight against the Students pose with the Daytona State College Falcon mascots during Cul- with; however, it is paign mandate that all persons unjust law is not tural Diversity Day held on April 15. “Junior and Senior interested in DSC not worth rebelling under the age of 18 must wear worth the conse- against. their seatbelt in any automo- quences. had the chance to tour the school. Some students who did not think they bile. Additionally, any persons would have the chance to go to college also had the chance to see that The exceedingly in the front seat must wear Next time you there is something for everyone to pursue,” said Mrs. Hart. Students had high ticket cost, their seatbelt. If the law is not get in the car, re- the opportunity to meet with school representatives and discuss education $116, will guaran- abided, high fines will ensue. member that all it and career plans. While there, senior Greg Pringle won a $500 scholar- tee all passengers takes to buckle up ship. “The day gave every one the chance to see what the future could are buckled. If any is two seconds, and hold for them.” travelers in the car are under 18, no could ultimately be a $116 mistake if matter what seat they sit in, the driv- you don’t “click it”. American by connected with the reality of the Mid- dle East. I have grown up most of my Upon arriving, I was greeted with daily missile attacks and blearing si- trate Gaza in order to put an end to the missile barrage that has continually fall Day, Israeli by life in the States, but have done so in a rens at night. I found myself thrown on innocent Israeli civilians for almost predominantly Middle Eastern Israeli into a chaotic and stressful life which eight years. culture- and a fairly staunch Jewish provided quite a culture shock. As I watched the missiles fall over Night family. My parents immigrated to the Unit- Having to stop in the middle of a soc- cer match just to fall on the ground and distant cities, I realized just how good we Americans have it. To be so far away ed States in the 80s, yet the majority cover our heads from missile shrapnel from this place, a place where terror- of our family remains there. I currently is something most American teenagers ism and fighting is as common as is the have two cousins serving in the Israel would never imagine happening. sand. “No child –Israeli, American, or Palestinian– should have to fear for his life while playing at the park. No nine-year-old kids like my younger cousins should have to get up in the middle of their schooling and run frantically to the nearest bunker.” Halsey Kinne Defense Forces, both in frontline com- Yet these young Israeli kids have Nevertheless, something has always, Reporter Naor Amir recounts his bat battalions, so naturally I keep my- never experienced anything but. This is and will always attract me to the Jew- experiences in Israel. self very aware of the situation. common for them, it is the norm. And ish state. Maybe it’s because it is where Growing up in America away from that’s not how it should be. my family lives, where I am from cul- by naor aMir all the trouble has been a blessing. You No child- israeli, American, or Pal- turally. Flipping through the channels, I see, my family lives on the edge of Is- estinian- should have to fear for his Or maybe it is because after learning catch another glimpse of the homeland raeli borders, only a few miles from the life while playing at the park. No nine of all the oppression and genocide the in the evening news again. It is an odd Gaza Strip. year old kids like my younger cousins Jewish people have endured through- feeling, knowing that so much is going While I had been aware of the harsh should have to get up in the middle of out the years; that there is just some- on back in Israel, so concerned about situation in which my family lived, I their schooling and run frantically to thing so appealing about a Jewish state the situation and yet so detached from never quite understood its underlining the nearest bunker. where strong willed Jews can proudly it. effects until my visit there back in late I was there the day that Israel and finally say, “never again!” I watch as an outsider yet am very 2009. launched Operation Cast Lead to infil- The military gives additional options for graduates by HeatHer tHornton and al- course they are supportive of me,” lison brown says sophomore Malia Pauls. More and more young adults, Senior Brad Bonnell says he normally 17-20 years of age, are wants to be a ‘Sapper’ in the mili- joining the military. tary after completing There is one question his college education. floating around every- According to sta- one’s brain every time tistics seventy- five someone says “I’m percent of Americans joining the military.” say they would join Why? the military in or- Each year a number der to fight for their Seabreeze graduates country. Of that, ten enlist, and they often have a good percent would enlist to form a ca- reasoning to do. reer. “I decided I wanted to join the No matter what the initial rea- Marine Corps two years ago be- son is, fighting for the ones they cause of my family’s legacy, and of love is their main priority. SENiORS PAgE 6 Seniors Superb staff start to say goodbye recognized with ‘Queen of Seabreeze’ prepares to end reign Medallions of cont. from page 1 Excellence This falls well short of describing her contributions to the Sandcrab Nation various classrooms to share her knowl- edge, giving hugs and smiles during over the years. class changes, listening to complaints, “She is Seabreeze High School. She frustrations, and gripes, or sharing is the all-knowing, all-doing, all Queen some of her highly lauded Italian Lasa- of Seabreeze. She will always be a gna, Mrs. Labno is known by all for be- teacher at heart and it will take a lot to ing much more than an administrator. carry on her traditions because no one One could point this impact to what could fill her shoes. She is the one and her favorite part of her job is: “Being only,” Mrs. Morrison lauds. with students every day.” Whether for an encouraging pep talk She may be retiring, but this queen Amy Stewart (to both students and staff), visiting will always keep her crown. Mrs. Bonnick commemorates her years as a Sandcrab by brittany Froio and darq nei- dents have something interesting to Medallion of Excellence recipients MarK say about her. Aubrey Oyler, Dani Amols, Taylor Choices and consequences. “She’s like Meryl Streep in The Buckels, and Brandon Levoy smile That phrase, which you might have Devil Wears Prada, but with a touch at the Medallion of Excellence Ban- heard ringing out of room 9-003, has of motherliness,” laughs junior John quet held at the News Journal Center. always made students think twice Wallace III. about putting off homework or need- Though she only reads an assign- by niKKi donoVan lessly skipping a day of school. ment if it is in black pen, gets testy if The prestigious Medallion of Excel- Unfortunately, the times of handing a hand-out is not taken off the coun- lence, sponsored by Daytona Beach in assignments to Mrs. Bonnick are ter in a timely manner, and just might News Journal, is awarded annually to coming to a rapid close. refuse your paper if a single ‘be’ verb Nicki Donovan and Casey Vickers some of the most talented seniors in Retirement is just around the cor- is spotted, she does it all out of love, Volusia County. Four outstanding Sand- ner for this 36-year veteran, and tears gram, is the Language Arts department all out of her devotion to seeing her crabs were recognized with the award form in her eyes as she looks over her chairperson, prepares and coaches students graduate as the best scholars to represent Seabreeze this year: Taylor vast collection of “Most influential” students who are selected to speak at they can be. Buckels, Dani Amols, Aubrey Oyler and plaques from her loving students. graduation, and among innumerable “Mrs. Bonnick was my first peri- Brandon Levoy. “The most valuable possessions I other undertakings, she selects the od teacher my freshmen year of high Buckels, the founder and president have are the plaques my students have emcees each year for the Mr. & Ms. school. She was by far the toughest, of the Save our Seas Club, says that she given to me,” exclaims the proud UF Seabreeze competition. and I also learned the most from her,” just “wanted to get into a good college alumnus. “I feel so lucky to have gotten paid Mrs. Paul happily recollected. “She and have a choice. I wanted to be able Mrs. Bonnick has come quite a for doing what I love most for thirty- has become an icon of Seabreeze High to get into the school I wanted to go to,” long way from her tumultuous child- six years,” Mrs. Bonnick said. “I regret School as the English Department she explains of her motivation to excel hood, when she was abandoned in a that I can’t teach another ten years, Chair and fiercely fought for whatever in school. car parked in front of a grocery store but I am physically unable.” we needed –whatever was best for the in Michigan at the tender age of sixty “I had to stop teaching drama due kids.” She is also the captain and MVP of the minutes. Her adoptive parents, who to my health,” she said regrettably, As Seabreeze bids a farewell to swim team. were both educators, called to espouse “That’s when I started teaching Eng- this voice of wisdom, we carry on the This Fall Taylor will be attending UF her on the day she was found. lish again, which I’ve now been doing lessons taught to us by her; to make and majoring in journalism. Building upon her strong persona for seventeen years.” choices that will ensure us good conse- Named the “Most Involved” Student is a sturdy list of accomplishments and Even though they are no longer stu- quences, and to keep everything like a in the senior class, Dani Amols stands responsibilities. dents of drama, many if not all of her pair of men’s shorts… out in the list of winners. The loving martinet started the English honors and AP Literature stu- “Long enough to cover, but short Amols stays busy as president of SCA American Musical Theater (AMT) pro- enough to be interesting.” and Rotary Club, SADD treasurer and a varsity cheerleader. She has always worked hard in the classroom. “I had never even heard of it until last The master of Seabreeze art year, so I haven’t been working toward this exact award. I’ve just been working Carolina, and Stetson University, Mrs. Maris was chasing Babe Ruth’s home really hard in general over the past four Masters learned about the arts through run record. years, and I guess it has paid off,” ex- relatives, though no one influenced her In the world of education, she cites plains Amols. more than her great-grandfather, a well the present use of computers in art Dani will be heading to FSU and to known iconographer in Greece. realm as the most radical change. major in foreign affairs. But the major turning point of her ca- One thing that has not changed is her Future Gator Aubrey Oyler has ac- reer decision was made when the Dean flexible teaching style, which allows the complished her goal of being an excep- of the Stetson purchased her paintings. students to “choose whatever they want This inspired Masters to pursue a pro- to do,” according to junior art student tional student, and she has had the Me- fession in art education. Zachary Benazzouz. dallion of Excellence on her radar since Starting in 1961, she began teaching Mrs. Masters permits the students coming to Seabreeze. at Seabreeze High School. Forty-nine to work inside their area of interest “I remember looking at the spread in phenomenal years later, she has de- because art allows people to communi- the News Journal at all the exceptional cided to retire. cate at the deepest level. students with such admiration. I want- Nicki Donovan and Casey Vickers Throughout the forty- nine years Mrs. “She teaches me ways to improve ed to be featured, too, someday!” Masters has graced Seabreeze with her my artistic skills,” Cassie Roseboom, Oyler, president of NHS and the by Jessie lawson and abby MarsH presence, but imagine the changes she sophomore, explains. senior class, co-captain of varsity vol- Ask any Seabreeze alumni of the past has witnessed during that time. Her expertise has guided the artis- leyball, and a member of the yearbook four decades who the most influential As she began her career, President tic expression and creativity of genera- staff, has earned many awards and is art teacher was, and they will surely re- Kennedy has recently been inaugurat- tions of Sandcrabs, and it is that final great academically, but like she says ply “Mrs. Masters.” ed, construction of the Berlin Wall was product that she most enjoys. “I’m no bookworm. I’m very active in A Florida native who attended both beginning, West Side Story had just “I treasure the work of my students Seabreeze and the community and have Winthrop College in Rock Hill, South been released, and a guy named Roger most of all.” earned several leadership positions.” At UF she will major in English and possibly minor in political science. Af- Mr. Chandler’s feature article can be ter that, she wants to go to law school. Brandon Levoy, the captain of the found on page 12 in the sports section. All of these people have been im- “There is a magnet in your heart that will attract true soccer team, has been working towards portant assets to Seabreeze, and they friends. That magnet is unselfishness, thinking of others first... winning the Medallion of Excellence since his brother won the award. will be dearly missed by their fellow facutly, staff, students, and friends. when you learn to live for others, they will live for you ” They will forever be remembered in Paramahansa Yogananda Meadallion, cont. on page 8 all of our hearts as proud sandcrabs. PAgE 7 thE BREEzE Senior journalists set off on future plans Future plans: I am com- Favorite food: Carmel- nut pleting an exchange year chocolate dipped granola in Santos, Brazil, and then bars! returning to attend FSU. Favorite journalism memo- Intended college major: ry: The first time my article International communica- made it in the newspaper tion and affairs. for all my peers to see, words cannot fathom how Favorite journalism mem- glad that made me. ory: The amazing feeling Future plans: I’m attending after sending out an issue, DSC in the fall for my Asso- distributing it, and then ciate’s, and then UNF or a Halsey Kinne seeing the student’s reac- Laura McConnell college in Syracuse, NY for tions. I am also proud to my Bachelor’s. Senior Editor be a two year journalism Senior Editor 3 years MVP. 4 years Amy Stewart Brittany Froio Taylor Thomas Alex Martin Sports Editor Reporter AD Manager Entertainment Editor 3 years 3 years 3 years 3 years Future plans: I am at- Favorite journalism Favorite journalism Future Plans: tending the University memory: memory: Conquer the world. I of Florida in the fall. Mr. Phillips has never Listening to Mr. Phillips plan on getting into ei- I hope to one day gone at least once cynical views in class ther Publishing or Jour- design churches and a year without telling nalism for college, or I’ll non-profit organiza- the class about milk end up a starving poet tion buildings. containing puss backpacking around. Cassie Angrisani Taylor Buckels Shamroze Mithani Stacey Voges 2 years 2 years 2 years 2 years Gus Johnson Miranda Mumma Hillary Saunders Paola Ulloa Angel Valdez 1 year 1 year 1 year 1 year 1 year CAMPUS PAgE 8 thE BREEzE by brittany Froio a joke -it was always a joke, actually. We company that con- Egan Wall’s list of accomplishments, only had one song because we thought tracts with cable goals, hobbies, and academic achieve- it would be better to keep as a one-hit companies such as ments range far and wide. From playing wonder,” he admits. FPL, he’s modify- the viola, guitar, and piano to beating Some of his other achievements at ing nerf guns with Paul Rice at Words with Friends, he is Seabreeze include bowling three per- fellow Seabreeze known throughout the school mostly for fect games on the bowling team, hav- students Logan his sense of humor, and what he feels ing the highest right-wrong ratio on the Meers and Paul roll in the University of Central Florida makes him an exceptional individual. academic team, competing in the 2009 Rice. where he will surely spread his love of “What makes me extraordinary is my Mr. and Ms. Seabreeze competition More hobbies on his list include eat- alliterations and irony around while charm and cunning wit,” he notes. by showing off his skills as an accom- ing at his favorite restaurant China 1, or studying Computer Science with a mi- With an inspiration like Stephen Col- plished guitarist, and winning the title reading comedy, romance, and mystery nor in Economics. bert and an IQ his parents won’t even- of prom king. books such as Sherlock Holmes. “Ten years from now I see myself say specifically, it is positive that there “As for winning prom king, it fills me As a child, Egan’s plans for the future working for Google as a software engi- will never be a dull moment in the pres- with joy to have underlings,” Wall hap- weren’t as consistent as they are now… neer or computer programmer and rais- ence of this prestigious young pupil. pily includes. “For a while I wanted to be a baseball ing a family,” Wall adds. Wall’s a member of the academic He has many other interests outside player till I realized I wasn’t very good. As of right now he exclaimed the one team, bowling team, and the 2009 Bat- of school. Then I decided to be a musician until I thing he is most sure of, tle of the Bands winning act Pancake When he’s not digitizing maps of understood they apparently don’t make “Max Chappuis is my arch nemesis. Phenomenon. power poles in certain areas around the any money,” he states. I will vanquish him if it’s the last thing “Pancake Phenomenon started off as state of Florida for Alpine Comm. Corp. For right now he has decided to en- I do.” National Battle of the Bands, A Night of One Acts continued from page 1 Honor Society Daniel Yancey of Yancey’s Music directed and Goodbyes inducts new the musical side of the production as the sound engineer and even joined Queen and ’09 graduate Dylan Smith for a great “alu- members muni jam” while the scores were being tal- lied. The night offered a little something for by Paola ulloa and Hollie JoHnston everyone, and many band members left with On Tuesday May 4, 2010, the National smiles and talk of “next year’s show,” and Honor Society introduced its 98 newest fans and bands alike to the first Friday in members. May of 2011. The ceremony included an inspiring speech from Mrs. Bonnick who talked about the qualities of being a scholar. Other bands that showcased their talents: Captain Byington gave a brief speech about the influence in leadership. Bear Calvary “Mary Christ” Junior Paul Rice, who is the current Jessica & Anna “Do You Remember” Ricky Huff, Erica Potash, Danielle Wills, and Vice President spoke about service, and The Good Kind “The Science of Selling Your- Samantha Brown hug during the One Act performances. senior Aubrey Oyler, the current presi- self Short” dent of NHS, discussed character. She Social Stutter “Epidural for Life” was pleased with both the ceremony it- Somewhere In Mexico “Montezuma’s Re- stePHen Polzella by included Justin Glass, Sam self and the new members. venge” The lights went off for the Brown, and Ricky Huff. “Everything went very well, and I’m The Triumphant Return of Earth’s Demise last time for the senior actors The high school nostalgia play so proud of all the new inductees,” Oyler “Buddy Holly is My Rock ‘n’ Roll Cowboy and the curtain opened, reliev- Love, Worship, and Other Syn- said. Friend from Outer Space (Super Guacho Na- ing Danielle Wills, Ashley Scar- onyms by Erica Potash included The new members can now boast cho)” brough, Erica Potash, and Sam the everyday school yard love tri- 5th Sunday “The Only Exception” Brown, who were soon followed angle and how the underdog boy membership into one of the oldest and Where Is Your Mind? “Muzic” by Ricky Huff in the futuristic wins over the girl of his dreams, most prestigious academic honor clubs Sleepsoil “Real” box-home of the play Poking who also happens to be one of in the country. The Toki’s “Streetlight Manifesto” Peeps by Mr.Conrad. his two best friends. This tale of “It was an Honor to be inducted and Orchestrating Omega “Northampton Re- The story was one of unending a struggle of deep feelings and be part of an outstanding organization” prise” friendship from birth and unity true friendship was led by actorsy stated junior inductee Paige Biza. in the face of certain dangers and Shelby Smotherman, Mike Liv- challenge in the lives of four girls ingston, Richard Garris, Daniel Medallion, cont. from page 6 living in a government controlled George, and Natalie Emerson. Levoy is the class of 2010’s Valedictorian surer. earth. Mr. Conrad’s ghastly Ghost of and he proved this year and previous years This Tomorrow’s Leaders representative is In Case You Were Wondering a Chance was last on the playbill, that he deserved not only that but also the also moving on to UF, where he will major in by Becca Jourdan was up next bringing forth a tale of new be- Medallion of Excellence and the title of AP graphic design. on the program. This short but ginnings from a horrid past and scholar with distinction. The Medallion of Excellence was awarded meaningful and touching play lingering feeling of violation and Levoy is deeply involved here at Seabreeze, to these four Seabreeze students as they stood of fear, life and love after death distrust in the form of a ghost. The he is the sports editor of yearbook, NHS sec- out among thousands of other students in the included Leah Kuffner, Brittany play speaks for all women who retary, and National Art Honor Society’s trea- county for their own achievement. Kisseloff, and have been abused and pushed to Ricky Huff as the breaking point. It also includ- Comics the after living ed the most extensive cast of the spirits. night but sported a talented core: The play Greg Breeden, Ali Gibson, Erica Shortcake by Potash, and Danielle Wills. Leah Kuffner Center Stage hosted the event tells of a young to bring in club money and show man faced the talent of the Drama Depart- with a bright ment in both writing material but difficult fu- and acting. ture. His father Mr. Conrad ran the show with serves across the help of Lizzi Pinter as stage seas in the mil- manager. Lighting was done by itary while his Liz Langille and Sam Brown. lonely mother Sound was perfected by Jordan dates other Whitt, Natalie Emerson, and Max by Jake Stephens men. The cast Chappuis. BEACh/SUMMER PAgE 9 thE BREEzE Bathing suit Tips to have a Senior Victoria Cordero under- happen to drive on the beach. It’s very stands the importance of bathing easy for a beach-goer to not be visible suits this season. to you while driving. Beach Patrol is season hits “You want just the right style for you, something that you feel confi- safe and fun watching for speeders and can give you a hefty citation. the east coast summer dent in, but also will give you the per- fect tan!” Although designers J. Crew and Michael Kors have made bandeaus a by alex FiliPoVsKi by Hillary saunders signature style, local shops Maui Nix, With summer vacation in sight and It’s that time again, ladies and Bikini Company and even Target of- the weather warming up, many peo- gents. Yup, it’s bathing suit season. fer a wide selection of bathing suits in ple will spend their days at our lovely There are unlimited styles for girls plenty of different styles. beaches. Here are a couple tips to make and vivid colors and prints for guys. If Now guys, you need to keep up with sure you get the most out of your trip you take our quick style tips, you’ll be the trends, too. Lose the mesh lining to the beautiful Atlantic Ocean. • Staying hydrated is another very im- sure to hit the beach looking as good in those swim trunks, and stop wear- • Always have some sunscreen. the sun portant tip due to the intense Florida as the weather. ing gym shorts. Hit the waves this shows no mercy, sending down harsh heat during the summer. Always have a Ladies, take a different approach to summer with signature surf styles. UV rays that can potentially ruin your water bottle. This also comes in handy suits this summer. If you’re set on a Quicksilver, O’Neil and Hurley all life down the road with melanoma or before you leave the beach so you can two-piece, change up the solid prints. sport some pretty wicked suits. other serious skin conditions. wash your sandy feet off before getting Mixing and matching suits adds orig- These come in awesome plaid, • Bring a towel. Simple as that. it will in your car. inality and versatility to your look. stripes, and retro-designs in cool col- come in handy and save you from get- • Bring something fun. Skim boards Thus, two suits could equal four dif- ors combinations perfect for any boy. ting your body covered in pesky sand are loads of fun and give you another ferent combinations, so you don’t And whether your taste is laid-back grains. way to pass time. A football is also a have to feel like you are wearing the colors like black and white or flashy • You can get quite a work out at the good idea if you want to try to get a same suit over and over. ones like lime green and blue, you’re beach if you engage in activities such pickup game going with friends. iPods guaranteed to find the suit for you as beach soccer, football or water also come in handy when you want to this summer. sports such as surfing. Bring some just throw on your sunglasses and soak Remember, guys—be confident, lunch to munch on or at least a couple up the sun. look good, and have some fun this bucks so you can conveniently walk summer. right over to Larry’s from the Granada Now that’s some advice we can all approach. appreciate. • Be careful for people lying out if you Also hitting home for girl suits are Summer fun in store strapless tops, especially the popular bandeau. Daytona is home to “Bandeau suits, although usually the world’s most famous beach. The Breeze re- The beach is a wonderful place to worn strapless, can have a halter tie minds you to be careful spend your summer days. We live so from either the center or the sides,” and wishes you a safe close and should take advantage of states Swimsuits Love to know it. summer vacation as the the beach. Follow these tips and you The tie can add extra support school year comes to an should get the most out of your days at andleave you feeling confident and end. the beach during the upcoming sum- snug in your new suit. Amy Stewart mer season. Beach cruising debate drives controversy Tames by dani sancHez & Hailey swanson Driving on the beach has been some- thing Volusia County citizens have always “I’m back and forth on this [issue],” says Seabreeze senior and Volusia County lifeguard Andy Warren. “I mean, I am for Family Practice enjoyed. It’s almost impossible to imagine it because it brings in money for the town. our beaches without cars lined up above But I am also against it because it ruins the shore. Debates on whether or not beach driv- the beach and wears it down.” Either way, everyone should be able to “Caring and Professional” Miguel G. Tamariz, M.D. ing should be discontinued have come up agree that wanting to enjoy a day at the many times over the years, and this is- beach shouldn’t have to risk injury, or in sue has arisen again due to recent beach worse cases, death. driving accidents, injuries, and even a “The beach is a natural habitat Board Certified death. For some people, and should not be disturbed by man- American Board of Family Practice the convenience of made objects. Also, being able to park on the beach is what it is very dangerous for children who Appointments 8AM- 5PM brings them there. Having to search consider it a safe haven,” points out Walk-Ins Welcome around for a park- ing spot elsewhere junior Anetta Kaza- kova. - Adult and Pediatrics (2 and up) can sometimes be So what exactly difficult. can be done to pre- - Annual Physicals Others also have reasons why they are vent such cases, and make the beaches a for beach driving. safer environment for all? - Sports and School Physicals Sophomore Devin Tamulevich claims “They could limit the amount of people he is for beach driving. His reason? going to the beach [by car]. The booths - Management of Chronic Diseases “I think it is fun watching cars get stuck could limit how many tickets are sold ev- in the sand and trying to get out,” he said ery day.” Warren suggests. - Minor Surgeries with a grin on his face. In addition, stricter enforcement of In addition, sophomore Katelyn Karna- vas also would prefer to see driving on the keeping the speed limit, and signs to warn those driving to be extra cautious could 1010 Ocean Shore Blvd. Volusia County Beaches remain. “I don’t really see why beach driving help decrease the number of people in- jured due to beach driving. Ormond Beach, FL 32176 is bad. I mean, I can see why it could be harmful to the beach, but it’s not like it has Beach driving is something that should be a privilege, and the citizens should do Ph: 386-441-1525 a huge effect on it. Plus, it’s convenient.” So, while some people enjoy beach driv- whatever it takes to keep this 100 year tra- dition alive and safe for beach-goers. Fax: 386-441-1523 ing, this debatable issue has left others Sources: Volusia.org, Discoverdaytona.com, or- sitting on the fence. landosentinel.com Most Insurances Accepted EXtREME SPORtS PAgE 10 thE BREEzE Spring Fling in the activities under each tent. Many Seabreeze students partici- BMX biking finds new welcomes popularity in Daytona pated in the surf contest. Whether it was surfing, supporting their friends, or just coming out to enjoy the atmo- summer sphere. Students who participated in the contest got “swag” bags full of good- by stePHen Polzella Whatever your style, it’s all one adren- But those who have participated in the extreme sport know it by the cer- weather ies and some even got a trophy to take aline-pumping ride in the sport of BMX. tain unbeatable feel of landing that home and remember the great day. BMX by definition on wordiq.com is trick, beating those kids on that clay The contest events started the “an ab- trail or impressing that group of people night before with a full house at the brevia- who didn’t think that you could do it. Beachside church consisting of the tion for “I like to BMX because it’s fun, movie premiere Gum for my Boat and bicycle scary, and very entertaining all the reggae singer Benjah in concert. moto- at once” says sophomore Dal- The one-day event started at 6 cross, a ton Cavaretta, whose boasts a tuck am for some of those helping and 8 form of no-hander as his favorite trick. am for those just coming out to sup- cycling In Ormond and Daytona there are port the event or participate in it. Nikki Donovan on bikes a few places to BMX: the Nova Rd. Ending at 6:30 pm, the day didn’t w i t h recreation center, the new and intri- go without fun and excitement. A surfer rides a wave as the spring surf- 20 inch cate Daytona Skate park, (Cavaretta’s ing season begins. Below, the crowd Although it just ended, peo- wheels. favorite spot), and the legendary Pits. watches and cheers on the competition. ple can’t help but think what will bing.com It origi- in St.-Anthonis, holland, the first go down at next year’s contest! BMX biking has found popu- n a t e d organized bicycle motocross “fi- by niKKi donoVan larity in the United States and in the etscross” race took place on Queen’s the first weekend of May went off with students at Seabreeze. U n i t e d day of 1956. After the 1963 debut with a bang at the Granada approach. States, of the original Schwinn Sting-Ray Christian Surfers hosted their where and the opening scenes of the 1971 8th annual Spring Fling surf con- teenagers imitated their motocross he- motorcycle film On any Sunday, test, with the notorious contest, roes on their pedal bicycles. The sport American BMX started to skyrocket. music, raffles, auctions, and more. features races on sandy and hilly tracks The sport is becoming more popular Christian Surfers along with Naza- as well as performances of tricks and as more intricate bikes and parts be- Nikki Donovan rene and Bobby Guidotti had tents to stunts on flat ground, wooden ramps come cheaper with younger kids creat- hang out under and become immersed or obstacles found on the streets.” ing future generations of BMX riders. The greatest snowboarder in the world defends his title by alex FiliPoVsKi he already did an perform in the is today, despite his heart condition? the “flying tomato” defended his amazing yet neces- X Games, as a Shaun was born with a heart de- Gold Medal in the men’s half pipe at sary double cork. skateboarder. fect called Tetralogy of Fallot. He this year’s Winter Olympics. This young en- Maybe “Car- had already gone through two Being on the top of the leader board trepreneur also rot Top” will heart surgeries before the age of 1. after his first run, Shaun White waited has snowboard, perform the su- Now, he’s a two-time gold medal anxiously as his opponents shredded skateboard, cloth- per gnarly 1080. Olympian, a two time winner of SNOW- down the mountain. None of them, ing and shoe com- It has never boarding Rider of the Year from Tran- though, shredded hard enough to panies. He even been done, but sworld magazine. He’s also the only knock him off the 1st place pedestal. has a video game White might be skateboarder to land the Body Varial White pretty much claimed the Gold named after him. able to pull it off. Frontside 540 or the Cab 7 Melon Grab. Medal in his first run, so his second After all the bing.com Who would He will continue to progress both run was a carefree ride since he knew snow has melted have thought “extreme” sports for as long as he he had the 1st spot. He went huge and and the ceremonies USA’s Shaun White defended his Gold Med- that Shaun can. It will probably be for a while, performed a move only he is capable have ended, White al at the Vancouver Winter Olympics and White would be being that he is only twenty-three. brought home another medal once again. of—the Double Mctwist 1260—after will most likely at the level he Surfer Mag vs. Surfing Mag NASCAR holds true as an Which is better surfing magazine is the most extreme? extreme sport by niKKi donoVan and casey VicK- zines are Surfer and Surfing. by saM Votaw a circle.” ers It is an instant rivalry, almost like Despite being the second most There is some truth in that state- Without a doubt a surf magazine is Coca-cola and Pepsi. watched sport in American next to ment, but it is just as foolish to say essential for every surfer. The sport of Taking a look at some comparisons, NFL football, NASCAR is somehow as “Basketball is just a bunch of tall surfing involves many decisions. One the choice may be clear for some peo- the most hat- people throwing a big question is which magazine is the ple, although the final opinion is at the ed sport as ball into a hoop” best? reader’s discretion. well. or “Football is just The two most popular surf maga- NASCAR a bunch of people has been hitting each other given the for a something Surfer Surfing acronym that’s not even a Non-Athletic ball.” • Culture based • Art and Sport Sport Cen- A reason many • Rule book based tered Around may lash out • @ Random Rednecks, a bing.com against auto racing • Surfing with Feature reference due is the media’s sort- Slater series bing.com bing.com NASCAR has recieved criticism for not be- • Core Score to its semi- ing a typical sport, but it has found new rank- ing it as a sport. • Curious gabe • Media nally small ing being considered an extreme sport. Here’s a solu- Questioner Reviews(full-page) task of driving tion: call it an ex- • Full Page Pictures a car and its treme sport. Sort • New Surfer & Surfer of the • Media Review (half-page) roots in the Southeast. But what many it with BMX, motor X, skateboarding, month from NSSA • Picture Articles- captions outsiders don’t understand is that no and surfing. All of those sports don’t • Crews feature(group of surfers only one can just hop into a car and be suc- require a ball yet still require physical from well defined breaks) • Shaper Pages cessful. If it was so easy, Jeff Gordon ability. • Whipped (surfers girlfriend • glossary of surf terms could have 200 wins by now. But he So there it is. If NASCAR were questioner) doesn’t. among the same sports exhibited in the • travel Reports (featuring • Light box photo spread It may be its unorthodox number X Games, the media’s (and society’s) good breaks) • how to pages of competitors (a driver would be fac- lashings of the sport would stop. • hot 100 updates • Sounds page ing 42 other drivers in a race), its role Just because you can’t see the ac- • Wipe out page in company advertisements, or the tions of the drivers in the stands, • Annual google Earth Challenge constant stereotype that the sport is doesn’t mean they aren’t working ev- “just a bunch of cars going around in ery muscle in that box. SPORtS PAgE 11 thE BREEzE A Year in Sports Review Thank you to Mrs. Hart, Yearbook, and Blaine Kinne for taking all the photos featured in the collage. SpoRTS Sports Stats Coach Chandler: The man, by Hailey swanson the myth, the legend Highest paid MLB player, Alex Rodri- guez’s, salary: $33 million Attendance at Duke- Butler game: 70, 930 school and later in the Charleston Heaviest girls’ weightlifting total in city leagues, where he even played school history: 370 pounds against Hall of Famer Jerry West. Number of people Beaver Stadium can In 1960, he was offered the as- hold: 107, 282 sistant basketball coach position at Corey Walden’s average PPg: 19.0 Seabreeze under Jack Surrette, who Fastest 5000m ran in school history: was his former coach. 16:14.84 “it took me about five minutes to Usain Bolt’s record- breaking 100m say yes,” he told the News-Journal. time: 9.58 seconds From 1966-1976, Chandler served Highest number of MLS world cups as head coach of the basketball team, won by a team (Brazil): 5 racking up an impressive winning Number of consecutive years that the percentage of 70%, along with seven tennis team has won their regional district championships and two re- matches: 2 gional runner-ups. “The worst memory was having to Sources: Ncaa.org, Cbssports.org, Sports.espn. go.com, Seabreezehigh.org, Facmonster.com, quit,” Mr. Chandler expressed. Maxpreps.com, Collegecharlie.com But Coach Chandler didn’t stray far from the athletic life, as he as- Spring teams sumed the role of Athletic Director in 1976. As AD, Coach Chandler has over- seen the workings of athletics in the school and strived to make it possible end on successful note for the coaches to do their job. “As athletic director, you do ev- erything you can to allow the coach to coach,” he explained. by Joey ansHewitz Along with his accomplishments With most prep athletes gearing up for at Seabreeze, Mr. Chandler has been summer workouts, the 2010 spring sports married to his wife, Luann, for 53 seasons are now just a memory. Here’s a years. The Chandlers have a son, and quick recap: Archival Yearbooks two grandchildren. Pictured above in 1969, Coach Chandler has provided Seabreeze with years of dedication. This past winter Seabreeze dedi- Varsity Baseball: cated the Gerald R. Chandler Athlet- Record: 12-12-0 ic Complex, a small tribute to such a Coach: Campanella by aMy stewart From helping to create the Five Star momentous man. 4th in the 5-star conference 49 years. 270-119 record. $0 cur- Conference to nurturing the many “He could have retired years ago, rent salary. athletes that have gone on to greater but he loves his job and the school so The time and dedication Coach heights, Coach Chandler’s impact on Softball: much that he kept coming back,” se- Gerald Chandler has given to Sea- Seabreeze Athletics is obvious every- Record: 12-12-0 nior Natalie Emerson said. breeze High School? where. Coach: Grimm Coach Chandler’s legacy here at Priceless. One cannot walk into Coach Chan- Lost 1st round of regional’s Seabreeze has left its mark in the For almost five decades, Coach dler’s office without departing with lives of athletes and non-athletes Chandler has given his life to Sea- what seems like age-old wisdom and alike. breeze in the various forms of teach- newfound aspiration. “He is the most dedicated and giv- ing, coaching, and directing. “There is not a better mentor for ing person I have ever been around,” Although he gives so much, he coaches than Mr. Chandler,” ex- added Mr. Golinsky, the current AD. rarely takes credit for himself. plained Coach Beach. “He is Sea- “It was a tremendous honor to be his “I’ve been blessed with the prin- breeze.” successor, and I have had the privi- cipals, administration, and kids that Mr. Chandler grew up in South lege of working with him the last two are in this business,” Coach Chandler Charleston, West Virginia, and was years to continue this tradition of commented. a stand-out basketball player in high Seabreeze Athletics.” Weightlifting: Record: 3-1 (thus far) Athletic acheviments earned by seniors Coach: Hillman Derek Doston and Ian Marsh had an ex- cellent season Tyler Moore: Baseball, University of North Florida “Next year I think we have a great chance by Perry KostidaKis Jimmy Kelly: Baseball, Palm Beach Atlantic of going to state. This year was an excel- At Seabreeze High School, our main Matt Thompson: Football, The Citadel lent team effort by everyone. source of pride comes from the athletic de- Brett Kramer: Football, Bethune Cookman University partment’s talented athletes. Dominic Roberts: Football, Alabama State University Flag Football: And while we continuously exceed our po- Devonte Mack: Football, Murray State University Record: 8-4 tential on the high school level, we always Darrin Doston: Football, Dean College Coach: Eddy manage to send a plethora of athletes to the Derrick Doston: Football, Dean College Play in districts 4-26 next level, college. Auquieth Bradshaw: Football, Butler Community College in Deland From baseball to soccer and football to John Salaam: Football, Geneva College basketball, our diverse talents never fails to Alex Mack: Football, Geneva College Track: catch the eye of well known colleges. Corey Walden: Basketball, Stetson University Coach: Staller The following is a list of those who Karley O’Brien: Girls Soccer, Florida Institute of Technology “I think we’ve done really well this sea- achieved that incredible recognition this Chelsea Belfer: Girls Soccer, Florida Institute of Technology son. Even with some of our greatest com- year. petitors are only freshman so I think we The students are listed with the sport that have a great few years ahead of us” gave them this honor and school they will Four athletes advanced to the regionals. be attending to represent: They are Jackson Shelton (high jump), De’Vonte Mack (high jump), and Kelly Brownrigg (1600/3200).
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