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THE CLASS OF 98: AN ORANGE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL YEARBOOK

Cypress High

June 03, 1998

Cypress High

9801 Valley View St.

Cypress 90630

(714) 220-4144

* Enrollment: 2,020

* Established: 1974

* Team name: Centurions

* Newspaper: The Centurion Scroll

* Principal: Tracy Brennan

* Student president: Jeff Jenks

* Winning moments: Speech team won the Orange County tournament; Academic Decathlon team placed 10th in Orange County; 13 students qualified for National Speech and Debate team; math team placed third in the county

* Memorable event: "Pig Kissing," a fund-raiser for a student trip to Washington, D.C., in which people gave money in the name of faculty members and those with the biggest pot kissed a potbellied pig. Principal Brennan was among those who puckered up

* Graduation: June 11, 4 p.m., on campus

SENIOR STANDOUT

Jeff Jenks of Buena Park

* Achievements: Earned a 3.88 grade-point average; ranked 12th in his class; student body president; voted best leader; several Golden State Exam awards; five-time varsity letterman; scholar athlete; Centurion Scholar Pin award; varsity volleyball team captain; Boys' State representative

* Connections: Eagle Scouts; varsity soccer team; Empire League all-academic team; California Assn. of Student Leaders; BIONIC; physics club; swing club; Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges; volunteer with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; service to sick and elderly; LDS Youth Day of Service; restoring church building

* Ambitions: Attend Brigham Young University for one year before serving a two-year mission for the church; serve the church; stay involved in scouting; volunteer; set up a scholarship to help young people accomplish goals

* Family: Parents are Ken and Erin Jenks; one sister; three brothers

* Claim to fame: Appeared in the movie "Apollo 13"

THE SENIOR CLASS: 417

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