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LIBRARY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA Virginia Hi School League n jrtr I ' k ■ . . K » ' , .•k S EDUCATION FOR LIVING AT ABINGDON HIGH SCHOOL ABINGDON, VIRGINIA 1960-1961 Home, Church, Community . . . these three plus educa- tion lay the foundatio n for every high school student. Prog- ress is made first in the home and church as families learn to get along with each other by sharing the same interests and beliefs. A broader step follows when young citizens partici- pate in community affairs as they work for the advancement of their town and state. The account of this inspiring story of " education for living " is proudly presented in The Beacon. XMl TO THE CITIZENS OF ABINGDON AREA to0 ' All 33 Everywhere today there is a growing demand for high performance. For the worker to do more in fewer hours ... for the student to learn more to become eligible for college ... for educators to continue their studies for master degrees and doctorates. Achievements accomplished through this demand have made new hori- zons in living with a new concept of standards and leisure. To meet and gracefully accept these new standards, a student in Abingdon High School becomes keenly aware that he is being groomed for this important art of " living. " Broader subjects, keener minds to teach them a revolutionary concept of co-curricular activities in- cluding community living, is preparing each student to take his place and contribute without doubt or bewilder- ments. Abingdon district, the town of Abingdon, and the high school are combining efforts to make sure that future citizens of this and surrounding communities will work and play well together and that, from all walks, people will excel and enjoy the art- -of living. MAKING IMPORTANT DECISIONS . . . School board members; SEATED: May Jo Craig, clerk; E. B. Stanley, Supt. of Schools, J. T, Hayter, STAND- ING: George Grant, Jr., James T. Lee, Albert Smeltzer, Dr. Fred Johnston. The Ohlsons, Judy, Ann and Mike with their parents at their Morning Side Hills ' home. The Ohlsons, leaving church on Easter morning. 2 ( ENGLISH SPARKS IMAGINATION Roger, Harrison, and Johnny prepare a lab report. Massey sketches during art class. LANGUAGES DEVELOP UNDERSTANDING SCIENCE PROMOTES OPPORTUNITY FINE ARTS STIMULATE ABILITIES SOCIAL SCIENCE - PAST AND PRESENT A day in Mr. Mathew ' s government class. Students study literature. A typical day in French class. Bobby makes a speech. 3 CONTENTS Here is a story of people . . . SENIORS, the honored group of 1961 and the FACULTY who taught them so well. CLASSROOM WORK and ACADEMIC EVENTS are the environment in which these people grew. FOOTBALL HOMECOMING is a part of that growth . . . the crowds, the queens, the losses and the victories. To replace the graduates are bulging CLASSES of 8th graders. Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors. These, then, are Abingdonians . . . working together in an atmosphere of education, sports and modern living. A big part of modern living is COMMUNITY COMMERCE . . . doing a fine job of sup- plying our needs with goods and services. 4 To those who have read over and over again, the ills of the educational world, we ' d like to direct attention to a different type of story. There are no ailments affecting this community or this school. Abingdon is doing a tremendous job of teach- ing us to live together in the modern world. Education is living and education we get, but far more. We’re learning how to win and lose . . . how to love and respect. We’re learning that doing is almost as important as learning. We ' re teaching ourselves to enjoy now what we can enjoy later. We ' re working hard today because tomorrow the work i? no easier. We are proud of Abingdon’s academic program, of the scholastic standards we are setting in this state through a coordinated curriculum that teaches us how to live as well as learn. E. B. Stanley, Superintendent of Schools and May Jo Craig, School Board in a planning session. Mrs. V. Fleenor, Miss Dorthy Linder, Mrs. Shirley Talley, and Mr. Cook checks results of the " opaque projector. " Linda Gardner gets her " excuse " from Mr. Holmes and his assistant, Julia Bingham. A TEAM • COMMUNITY • SCHOOL • ADMINISTRATION Curtis L. Ramsey, principal, who believes school is a much too -short interlude in life where we have learned to live and work together as students, as citizens, as people who must, with courage , knowl - edge and conviction, carry the burdens of tomorrow ' s world. Mrs. Reed, school secretary, who is adept in anticipating requests of faculty, students, and patrons. 6 The boys in home ec. class. THE TEAM- WORK GOES ON IN EXCHANGING CLASSES The faculty chaperones school functions. 7 TT,, FACTS, FIGURES FACULTY ENROLLMENT 206 Sci Math 6480 131 91 56 Yearly Teaching Hours Soc. Phy. Eng. Sc. Ed. 4320 2700 2340 99 Our enrollment is the highest in the history of the school and it is still rising. The annual census is studied very closely each year by the board of education in order to project anticipated needs. The present building pro- gram is just part of the program to have adequate facilities and faculty available. The number of hours our faculty spend teaching us yearly are amazingly high when figured as a total. The basic " 3 R ' s " of yesterday are still being taught today but the curriculum has been broadened to build well rounded citizens. Because of the Spage Age in which we live enrollment in science and mathematics classes has increased. Vocational classes also continue to grow. By studying more, our faculty members can teach us more. We never stop learning. The Abingdon faculty has proved their tremendous interest in education for further knowledge. The educational program they engage in includes increased knowledge in vocation and avocation. 8 FRANK DOUGLAS ANDERSON BERTHA BERNICE BAUMGARDNER CHARLES EDWARD BLEVINS BETTY CARROLL BOWMAN HELEN ANN BAILEY PAMELA SHEFFIELD BARROW MARY ELLEN BLACKWELL MARY FRANCES BORDWINE CARMEN MELITA BERRY MARY JILL BLEVINS DONALD McClellan brannon JESSE JAMES BROWNING, JR. JOHN SCOTT BUNDY JEAN EILEEN CAMPER DONALD WAYNE CARBARY JOSEPH GRAHAM CLARK BARBARA ANN BUTT JoANNE IRENE CAMPER MILDRED ANN CARR THOMAS CLARK - . s . BILLY LYNN CALDWELL BILLY GENE CARBARY GAIL IRENE CASEY BRENDA SHIRLENE CLIFTON EDWIN LEON CUMBOW MITCHEL ALLEN CRABTREE I GEORGE WARREN COLLEY RONALD ODELL DUNCAN MARY LOUISE ENDEAN EUGENE FARLEY CALVIN FIELDS ALICE KAY GOLD i ] LINDA SUE GARDNER HENRY EDWARD GREEN MARILYN KAYE GENTRY LARRY WAYNE GRAY JOHN HALE HAMBLEN BRENDA ANNE HAWKINS GLORIA JEAN HARRIS CAROL ANN HAYCOX JAY DOUGLAS HARRIS REBECCA WEBB HAYTER JANICE CECLIA HENLEY BOBBY GENE HULL KERRY COLUMBUS HENLEY, JR. SANDRA DIANE HUNT CARL FRANKLIN HEARL NORMA FAYE HITE VIRGINIA WOODFIELD JOHNSTON JAMES HICKMAN HYLER, JR. VIRGINIA KERR WALTER LEE MAHALA DONALD CLIFFORD MILLER JULIAN PAIGE KING CARL McConnell ROGER BRYAN MULLINS ANNETTA KNIGHT WALTER CLAUDE MURRAY ROBERT MARTIN McCRADY MARY VIRGINIA NEAL DAVID ODEM MAUDE ARLENE NEAL ROGER DALE NEAL JULIA KATHERINE OHLSON ALLEN RANDOLPH PARRIS ODIS LYNN PRIGE JOYGE ARLENE NEAL MONTE JEAN OTEY WILLIAM HAROLD PUGKETT SANDRA LOU NEAL CONNIE ANN QUESENBERRY JOYCE ANN REYNOLDS MARILYN ANN ROBINSON PHYLLIS NADINE SHORTT EVA KAY SAUL BETTY LOUCILLE SMITH VELMA RUTH RAY EDNA JACQUELINE ROBERTS CHARLES KENNETH RAINES PATTY ROARK EDWARD WELDON SALTZ CLIFTON ANN SMITH JERRY BURTON STROUP PEGGY JANE THOMAS RAYMOND MOORE WITHERSPOON PATRICIA SNEAD HARRY BRADLEY STEVENS PEGGY CLAUDEDINE TAYLOR JAMES ALEXANDER WHITE GARY LEE SOUTH HARRISON CLARK SPENCER JIMMIE LOU SULLINS LINDA GA IL TURNER CAROLYN JEAN WARNER CHARLES WILLIAM WILSON JAMES WILLIAM WYATT NOT PICTURED Woodrow Wilson Fields, Jr, Jackson C. Neal David Henry Price Paul Kenneth Smith Senior Class Sponsors: Mrs, Lewis Woolwine, Mr, Bob Raines, Mrs, Virginia Witherspoon, Senior Class Officers: SEATED: James Hyler, Vice- President; Roger Neal, President, STANDING: Linda Turner, Secretary; Judy Ohlson, Treasurer; Connie Quesenberry, Reporter, 18 19 Wo 2-fh Pic -ha Re i ' HanK a+ -H e Hi-X, Tn-H« ns+a jc +lon Service Ten Thousand Wo d Roger and Jehnnv In a. Scene -from " fy eeJ o-f ' Hay " , A I ,, Con+es-f +► ' € Tobacco Fes4lval Parade. Suzanne ind Akr-fna tcst Tf»e glee Club 5in3S - « ' r Chn‘s-hn a5 Concer+ yn, Connie, and " ' ’‘ ' ' ' ‘ ' ■e ra-fe -4b lCV t Js-t ma-. Tbe band receives applause af+et »-4s -fine performance in 4be ChTiS- n a5 Concer + B;H 5T» ' les as be 4aKes ji fbe TbbaCCo Fes4iva TKe PbtngdoO 5tKool Band performs a+ half-4’ ' be TKe elrecr leaders in ' rfe in +be Tobacco Fesf vn.| Pvrade 20 THE CLASS Warren Arnold Roger Blevins Alice Bradley Johnny Bradley Floyd Branscomb Norma Breeding Bernice Chaffin Elizabeth Colley James Craig Billy Cruise Mary Cuddy Jerry Davis Linda Davis Charlotte Duncan Linda Durm Billy Farris Mike Fem Linda Gray Ronnie Groseclose Carolyn Hayter 22 OF ’62 Tommy Hayter Connie Hill Linda Hill David Johnson Drema Jones David McCall Jackie McCall Glenna Miller Martha Miller Sally Mitchell Anita Moore Roger W. Neal Suzanne Neal Nancy Nickels Sandra Odum Margaret Potts Martha Ramsey Joyce Ratcliff Mary Reynolds Richard Rollins 23 David Sailor Bobby Smith Ginger Steele Bill Stiles Janice Taylor Teddy Taylor Kenneth Thompson Patsy Thompson Sue Ellen Thompson Diane Totten Jimmy Wagner William Wagner Stanley Willett Jerry Wilson Shirley Wyatt NOT PICTURED: Benny Fern Jerry Vaughn Johnny Smith 24 Junior Class Sponsors: Mrs. Robert Jerrue and Mrs. Sloan Southerlin. Junior Class Officers: FIRST ROW: Carolyn Hayter, President; Martha Lee Ramsey, Reporter. SECOND ROW; Janice Taylor, Secretary; Jerry Davis, Vice-President; Margaret Potts, Treasurer. JUNIOR ACTIVITIES - ’60-’61 Alice Bradley, Cheerleader Johnnie Bradley, President Hi-Y Floyd Branscomb, Football Bernice Chaffin, F.H.A. Club Elizabeth Colley, F.H.A. Club Mary Cuddy, D.E. Club James Craig, Library Assistant Billy Cruise, Beta Club Linda Davis, Annual Typist Jerry Davis, Vice-President Junior Class Charlotte Duncan, Beta Club Linda Dunn, Senior Tri-Hi-Y Bill Farris, Football Mike Fern, District Chaplain Southern District Hi-Y Linda Gray, All State Band Carolyn Hayter, President Junior Class Tommy Hayter, Band Connie Hill, Beta Club Linda Hill, Secretary D.E. Club David Johnson, Band President Drema Jones, D.E. Club Jackie McCall, Basketball Glenna Miller, D.E. Club Martha Miller, District Secretary SC A Sally Mitchell, Secretary F.H.A. Anita Moore, Treasurer Cheerleaders Roger W. Neal, D.E. Club Suzanne Neal, Feature Editor Talon Nancy Nickels, Second place in District V contest in layout copywriting Sandra Odum, Beta Club Margaret Potts, All State Band Martha Ramsey, President F.T.A. Richard Rollins, All State Chorus Bobby Smith, Manager Football Team Ginger Steele, Drum Majorette Bill Stiles, Football Janice Taylor, Secretary Junior Class Teddy Taylor, Beta Club Sue Thompson, Treas. Sr. Tri-Hi-Y Diane Totten, Majorette Jerry Vaughan, F.F.A. Jimmy Wagner, Hi-Y William Wagner, Football Stanley Willett, Key Club Shirley Wyatt, D.E. Club 25 A BED OP HAY by Agnes Peterson Presented by the Drama and Music Departments ;6th period Drama Class and 8th Grade Glee Club) CAST Nahum a stable boy Johnnie Bradley Abadiah keeper of the Inn., Roger ilullins Mary Barbara Butt Joseph Bill Farris The Angel Diane Totten The Shepherds ..Kenneth Raines Tommy Hayter Scene - A stableyard of an Inn, at the outskirts of Bethlehem, in Judea. Time - In the time of taxes, in the year of our Lord. Programs - Commercial Department Lighting - Mr. Raines Stage - Mr. Sells, Henry Green, James Craig and Bill Wilson. Student Directors - Anita Moore and Margaret Potts. Properties - Kaye Gentry and Sally Mitchell. Make-up - Ginger Steele. Programs - Gloria Harris, Linda Gray, Martha Ramsey and Monte Jean Otey. Abingdon Hi School Abingdon, Virginia SODTHSRN DISTRICT CCWFERENCE HI Y TRI HI Y November 12, i 960 Qoo42enxUiiM Association THEME: TRIUMPH THROUGH INTEGRITY Abingdon High Schooi Abingdon, Virginia SATURDAY. OCTOBER 15. 1960 TMffi " In His Hands " 9 00 - Registration 9:45 - Music - Abingdon Hi School Band Miss Lula Williams, Director 10:00 - Group Singing - Mr. Sidney Pinkston, Leader 10 15 - Devotions - Peggy Mathena, District Chaplain 10:25 - Greetings - Jill Blevins, District President, Abingdon Mr. C. L. Ramsey, Principal Abingdon High School 10:45 - Introduction of Conference Officers - Mr. Pulton K. Johnson, Assistant Secretary, Virginia District of Y.M.C.A. 10:50 - Address: Mary Sllen Flora Martinsville, Virginia 11:20 - Discussion Groups 12:00 - Lunch - School Cafeteria 1:00 - Visual Aids - Blue Ridge Model General Assembly Charles Baltimore Raymond Sutherland George Summers on Mike Smith GLEE CLUB AND CCWCERT BAND Three Songs for Christmas Clare Grundman Hallelujah Chorus George Frederic Handel Mrs. C. L. Ramsey, Director of Choral Music Lula N. Williams, Director of Instrumental Music CONCERT BAND Coronation Joseph Skomicka a musical episode " Coronation " is descriptive music in a majestically beautiful mood. Listen for the following major scene changes: Processional; Coronation Scene; Recessional, followed by lively post-coronation festivities. GLEE CLUB The Sound of Music (Arranged " The Sound of Broadwai ' , is late Oscar Ha familiar tune " Sixteen, Goi and the haunt " Climb Ev ' ry Christmas Festival Sleigh Ride. aJTm« The Song of Christmas Roy Ringwalc The story of the Nativity as told in Christmas songs, carols, and Biblical verses. Soloists: Trio: Narrator: Accompanists: Annetta Knight, Ellen Wood Diane Totten, Paige King and Graham Cleirk. Jerry Davis, lynn Price and Richard Rollins. Walter Mahala Jill Blevins and Barbara Butt A Babe is Bom..... Ancient Melody Arranged by Leland Porsblad a capella " Merry Christmas To You " Torme and Welle Arranged by Roy Ringwald Soloist: Accompanist: Sue Ramsey Jill Blevins 26 omored fvtht .1 THE CLASS Margaret Alfonso L. C. Angle Gene Arden Linda Arnett Garnett Authenreath Frances Bailey David Bateman Julia Bingham Phyllis Black Larry Blevins Mary Bordwine Betty Booth Ruth Bowman Mark Bradley Richard Briscoe Leslie Burke James Castle Joyce Clark Nita Clifton Mariaime Cornelius Don Cumbow Howard Duncan Melvin Eldreth Patricia Fern OF ’63 Valaria Flanagan Pat Fleenor Bertha Franklin Betty Goad Hank Grant Jackie Haley Cookie Hartman Jo Ann Hawks Jimmy Henley Lennie Henry Margaret Hopkins Nancy Hyler Sandy Jones Joyce Kaylor Sara Kent Bobby Knott Dean Larimer Mary Ann Lawson Fred McConnell George McCoimell Tommy Mink Betty Minton Barbara Mitchell Danny Moore Linda Musick Suzanne Musser Betty Nash Jackie Neal Sandy Neese David Patton Patty Pearson Charles Phelps Julia Phillips Norma Phillips Ronnie Pierce Liz Powers Byrd Preston Kathy Price Sue Ramsey Nancy Repass Carolyn Reynolds Roimie Riddle Lillie Roe Roy San doe Patricia Scott Randy Sinclair Mike Smith Onetha South Everett Stephens Tivis Stophel Brenda Stout Bessie Sullins George Summerso Carol Thayer Rosalie Vance Paul Whitaker Deanna Williams Linda Wilson Ann Wise Ellen Wood Leon Woodard D. B. Wright Roddy Wright Eddy Yates NOT PICTURED: Lawrence Graybeal Paul Marlowe Janice Moore Martin Roark Bobby Smith Charles Smith Paul Van Huss SEATED: Mrs. Beatrice Cox, Miss Kay Bolling, STANDING: Mr. Harry Denton, Mr. John Roberts. Valeria Flannagan, President; Hank Grant, Vice-President; Suzanne Musser, Reporter; Don Cumbow, Treasmer; Julia Bingham, Secretary. A £ WS OF TOUCHDOWN CLUB BANQUET Turkey, with all the trimmings. That was the feast served the football players at the annual Touchdovni Club Banquet on December After dinner was served, the program was held in the auditorium. The first part of the program was an amusing portrayal of " Custer ' s Last Stand " by the band. After this the awards were presented. Roger Neal was awarded the Danny P. Counts Memorial Trophy as the most valuable player; Henry Green the Joe S. Latture Blocking Trophy; and Harrison Spencer, the Sportsmanship Award. The trophies for the Most Improved Player in each grade went to Kenneth Raines, senior " Chick " Wagner, j mior; Les Burke, soph- omore; and Ronnie Osborne, freshman. The banquet was a very big success and all vix attended certainly enjoyed it. CHILHOV IE PARADE The Abingdon High School Band marched in the Apple Festival Pa- rade in Chilhowie on October 1. After the parade, the bands that wanted to, did their Bristol Festi- val Show for the other bands. GL-:-., CLUB AND BAND COMBINE TO PRESENT CHRISTMAS CONCERT 1 On December 15, at 8:00 p.m., the Glee Club and the Concert Band combined their talents to present one of the most de light- ful Christmas concerts we have heard. Mrs. C. L. Ramsey, Director of Choral Music, and Lula N. Williams, Director of Instrumental Music, are to be congratu- lated upon this presentation. lOTH SOUTHEASTERN BAND FESTIVAL Cl ss I in the lUth Southeastern Band Festival on ( tober 8th, in Bristol, Tennessee Virginia, They marched in the parade which consisted of 6l bands. The parade began at 9:30. After the parade, all the bands performed a show for a I, II or III rating. The Abingdon Band, doing a military show in their new blue and white military uniforms, received a Class I rating. CHEERLEADING TRY-OUTS HELD On November 22, the Cheerleading Try- outs were held in the auditorium. There were eleven girls competing. Mary Lou Endean was chosen regular and Ruth Ray was picked for the alternate. They were graded on enthusiasm, voice, posture and general appearance. Members of the faculty helped in making the sdeo- tions. CHILHOV IE " WARRIORS " FALL PREY TO FALCONS The Falcons scored their first victory of the season against the Y arriors of Chilhowie. The scoreboard read 12-12 at end of the first quarter. With the be- ginning of the second period, the Falcons came out with a new fight to raise the score to 50-19 at the end of the second period. This lead continued to increase until the end of the fourth quarter when the final score read 56-56 in favor of the Falcons, Johnny Bundy ' s playing was a great improvement and he led the scor- ing for Abingdon. 32 men THE CLASS Charlene Arnold Jerry Atkins L. B. Atkins Johnny Bail ey Betty Barr Anne Barrow Vickie Berry Eroy Biller Stephanie Biller Jim Blevins Kenneth Blevins Keys Bordwine Ricky Boucher A1 Bradley Monna Jo Bradley Eugene Buchanan Bessie Byrd Joe Campbell Linda Campbell Linda Carter Raleigh Childress Mary Hope Clark Robert Clark Peggy Clifton Paula Collier Howard Combs Sandra Combs Bland Craig Cheryl Crumpler Earnest Cullop 34 OF ’64 John Cullop Ginger Davis John Davis Gerald Denton Bonnie Duty Eloise Flanagan Mary Frye Rosemary Gold John Grant Louise Grant Mary Helen Gray Rose Gray Sherry Groseclose Gilbert Harless Jerry Harrison Billy Hatcher Jana Hawkins Charles Hicks Gary Hilton Joel Hortenstine Garnet Howard Nancy Howard Linda Hurley Anne Hutton Kay Hyler Linda Jackson Mary Jackson Donna James Carol Jones Louise Jones 35 Nancy Kestner Claire Kreger Shelby Latham John Uoyd Barbara Martin Wanda Martin Jean Mays Jerry Mays Jimmy K, McCall Jimmy M. McCall Mary McConnell Donna McKinney Keimeth McVey Betty Miller Roger Minton Nicki Mitchell Carol Montgomery Jane Moore Jim Moore Pat Moore Bmce Moretz Ethel Morrison Butch Musick Sue Neal Woody Neese Betty Orfield Donna Ornduff Ronnie Osbom Shirley Parris Louise Paul 36 Shirley Pierce Randy Powers Jerry Price Margaret Price Yolanda Price Bonnie Purdue Judy Ramsey Jane Ratcliff Carl Ray Mack Richardson John Ritchie Dean Roark Joseph Roark Sue Roark Cookie Roberts Marvin Robinson June Rosenbalm Mildred Russell Mae Saul Robin Smeltzer Jo Arm Snead Fred Spencer Mickey Stamper Joyce Stroup Judy Sullins Mike Thompson Margaret Tignor Marianne Tucker Linda Vowell Terryl Wagman 37 Kay White Tommy White Barbara Widener Jane Widener Phyllis Widener Brenda Wilson Karol Wilson Christine Wolfe Jackie Wycoff Buddy Baumgardner Raymond Atwell Thomas Brabson NOT PICTURED Joe Branson Joe Fields Roy Harless Irene Miller Janice Neal Imogene Shrader FRESHMAN CLASS OFFICERS Freshman Class Sponsors; Miss Lois Wiley, Mr. Joe Preston, Mrs. Leander Roberts, Mr. C. M. Rice, Miss Edna Butt. SEATED: Sue Neal, President; STANDING: Wanda Martin, Reporter; Jimmy K. McCall, Secretary; Jerry Harrison, Vice-President; Joe Campbell, Treasurer. 38 m e THE CLASS Linda Adams Margie Adams Ronald Adams Tommy Alexander Lena Anderson David Angle Jeanne Austin Johnny Aven Alice Bailey Herbert Bailey Peggy Bailey Julia Bateman Linda Belisle Irene Bivens Carolyn Blackwell Sandra Blair Judy Blevins Becky Bondurant James Branson Judy Breeding Larry Brown Linda Browning Marie Burke Ronald Burke Vickie Butt Allen Campbell Charlene Campbell Kay Campbell Kenneth Carbary Jean Castle Gloria Childress Edward Clarke Laura Clark Paul Clark Marie Clear 40 OF ’65 Charles Collins Erma Combs Walter Cox Edwin Craig Henry Crigger Doris Crusenberry Joyce Crusenberry Brenda Cullop Ethel Cullop Anne Cmnbow Pat Cumbow Shirley Cumbow Jerry Davis Anna Dixon Billy Dixon Gary Dutton Joyce Dye Kittye Easterly John Elliott Imogene Eskridge Dennie Farmer Judy Farmer Wade Farmer Peggy Felty Dennis Fields Lonnie Frye Hubert Fulton Harry Gamand Duane Gold Jackie Goodman Peggy Goodson Bobby Grant Jim Gregory Don Hagy Mike Hagy 41 Jean Hargroves James Harless Mary Harris Pat Harris Jackie Hatfield Kenneth Henley Bennie Hill Hazel Hopkins Carol Home Bonnie Houser Margaret Howe Linda Hughes Karen Hunt Gerald Foran Brenda Jackson Sue Jackson Charles Jones Geneva Jones Jerry Jones Joyce Ketchem Joe Kennedy Martha Keys Jimmy Kinder Jean Kingsley Richard Kiser Bradley Kolling Mike Lawson Nancy Lewis Virginia Lewis Walter Lindsey Clara Lowe Clare Manson Virginia Marlowe Sue Martin Johnny McConnell 42 Patty McCrady Jimmy McFaddin Larry McF all Jerry Mink Douglass Minnick Pat Minnick Patsy Moore Shirley Moore Barbara Morris Pat Mu sick Rose Musick Joyce Nash Bonnie Neal Judy Neal Nancy Neal Rybum Nickels Bruce Odum Janice Orfield Iris Ornduff Connie Orr Sharon Pennington Linda Purdue Linda Poole Barbara Powers Rebecca Powers Wayne Price William Quesenberry Doug Raines Ann Ramsey Sharon Reese Dorothy Rask Shirley Ray Rachel Rice Barbara Roark Richard Robbins 43 Gloria Roark Rita Roark Charles Roberts Glenna Roberts Jamie Roberts Ray Roe Garry Rush David Russell Pat Russell Gail Rutledge Connie Saltz Lloyd Saltz Yvonne Self James Singleton Linda Smith Patsy South Don Spiva Lee Stallard Geneva Steelman Frankie Stephon Edwin Street Sammy Sullins Barbara Surber Linda Sweet Frances Calloway Carol Talbert Ellen Taylor Phillip Taylor David Tedder Mavis Terry Carolyn Thompson Virginia Thompson Massy Tice James Tignor Roger Tignor 44 Ronald Woodward Charlotte Wright Lacy Wright Danny Wyatt Katherine Vance Harold Van Huss Archa Vaughan Evelyn Waters Linda Watson Kenneth Wheeler David White Phillip White aker Pauline Whitley Patricia Williams Betty Wilson Fonda Winebarger Florence Wolfe Donald W ood Eva Woodward NOT PICTURED Bill Adams Sandra Adams Evelyn Bailey Roy Hawthorne Walter Kennedy Larry Kiser Garland Lewis Judy Lunsford Hunter Mink Roy Morrison Wayne Neal Bennie Price Mack Richardson Roger Riddle Karl Shrader Andrew Widener Lonnie Woodward Eighth Grade Sponsors: SEATED: Mrs. Virginia White, Mr. Jim Fletcher, Miss Eula Booth. STANDING: Miss June Rector, Mrs. Virginia Flanagan, Mrs. Shirley Raines. Eighth Grade Officers: Clare Manson, Secretary; Walter Cox, Vice-President; Harry Garnand, Presi- dent; Pat Cumbow, Treasurer; Jimmy Gregory, Reporter. 45 Baci : whe v WAS n +h€ gRAdeS A iss y AshiHg+oo CouNfy ‘’51 w »s Sevetv The -fuMbAcK OA ' 3 hefode +he ‘• »lC0N5 " cAMe iM-i-o beiH This yeAR ' 5 jeNioR.5 We ?e +hlR gRAcleRS WAS in +be secowJ 46 Oraanlzatlond THE TALON STAFF FIRST ROW: Anita Moore, Jimmy White, News Reporters; Barbara Butt, Business Manager; Harrison Spencer, Editor; Jackie Roberts, Assistant Editor; Richard RoUins, Judy Ohlson, Club Reporters. SECOND ROW: Miss Bolling, Sponsor; Sandra Odum, Linda Turner, Exchange Editor; Paige King, Circulation Manager; L. C. Angle, Sports Editor; Johnny Bundy, " Spoonie " Witherspoon, Class Reporters; Betty Bowman, Art Editor; Suzanne Neal, Jill Blevins, Feature Editors; Mr. Lavender, Sponsor. 48 STUDENT COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATION David and Frank wash cars for the S.C.A. FIRST ROW: Rebecca Powers, Judy Neal, Connie Orr, Judy Blevins, Sandy Jones, Joyce Neal, Ellen Wood, Sec.; Sandra Neal, Pres.; Martha Miller, Vice-Pres.; Claire Kreger, Treas.; Jill Blevins, Carolyn Hayter, Linda Gardner, Ann Ramsey, Kittye Easterly. SECOND ROW; Ann Hutton, Pat Russell, Sandy Neese, Jane Ratcliff, Sue Neal, Judy Keller, Kay Gentry, Margaret Potts, Ginger Steele, Martha Ramsey, Joyce Reynolds, Bertha Franklin, Carol Wilson, Mary Lawson, Valaria Flanagan, Becky Hayter, Mrs. Cox, Sponsor. THIRD ROW: Don Cumbow, Jimmy White, Johrmy Bradley, Roger Mullins, " Spoonie " Witherspoon, James Hyler, Robert McCrady, Harrison Spencer, Richard Rollins, Gary South, Graham Clark, Harry Garnand, Jim Moore, Walter Cox, Fred Spencer, David Angle, Frank Stephen, Robin Smeltzer. 49 A Civinette " Service " Barbara Butt on duty at the Clinic. FIRST ROW: Linda Gardner, Carolyn Hayter, Connie Hill, Gloria Harris, Reporter; Jill Blevins, Treasurer; Joyce Neal, President; Jincy Kerr, Vice- President; Norma Hite, Secretary; Barbara Butt, Sergeant -at -Arms; Ginger Steele. SECOND ROW: Ginny Johnston, Linda Gray, Judy Ohlson, Anita Moore, Diane Totten, Betty Bowman, Martha Miller, Sandra Neal, Carol Haycox, Ruth Ray, Sandra Odum, Becky Hayter, Mrs. Raines, Sponsor. THIRD ROW: Arlene Neal, Alice Bradley, Alice Gold, Mary Lou Endean, Suzanne Neal. FOURTH ROW: Margaret Potts, Janice Taylor, Martha Lee Ramsey, Connie Quesen- berry. 50 BETA CLUB Beta " Initiates " FIRST ROW: Sandra Neal, Brenda Hawkins, James Hyler, Jimmy White, Treasurer; Carolyn Warner, Secretary; Jill Blevins, Pres- ident; Linda Gardner, Vice-President; Barbara Butt, Reporter; Connie Quesenberry, Sandra Odum, Becky Hayter. SECOND ROW: Carolyn Hayter, Sally Mitchell, Martha Miller, Connie Hill, Linda Turner, Janice Taylor, Alice Gold, Norma Hite, Joyce Reynolds, Charlotte Duncan, Judy Ohlson, Margaret Potts, Ginger Steele, Martha Lee Ramsey, Diane Totten, Linda Gray, Mrs, Southerlin, Sponsor. THIRD ROW: Mike Fern, Stanley Willett, Johnny Bundy, Harrison Spencer, Billy Cruise, Teddy Taylor. 51 DISTRIBUTIVE EDUCATION ABINGDON CHAPTER Abingdon DE Club members enjoy a social hour with District V members at John Battle High School in the fall. Jerry assisting in " toys for needy children " project in cooperation with Kiwanis Club. FIRST ROW: Drema Jones, Parliamentarian; Ed Cumbow, Vice-president; Gary South, president; Linda Hill, sec- retary; Mary Cuddy " , reporter; Randolph Parris, Treasurer. SECOND ROW: Miss Cooper, sponsor; Roger Neal, Shirley Wyatt, James Wyatt, Edward Saltz, Nancy Nickels, Walter Murray, Calvin Fields. THIRD ROW: Glenna Miller, Bill Carbary, Frank Anderson, Woody Fields, Jimmy Browning, Jerry Wilson, Tommy Clark. 52 CLUB KEY Joyce Neal rides the prize-winning float entered by the Key Club in the Burley Tobacco Festival. FIRST ROW: Robert McCrady, Bill Farris, Serge ant -at -Arms; Johnny Bradley, Secretary; Joyce Neal, Sweetheart; " Spoonie " Witherspoon, President; Johnny Bundy, Vice-President; Kenneth Raines, Treasurer. SECOND ROW: Randy Sinclair, Tommy Clark, Floyd Branscomb, L. C. Angle, James Hyler, Stanley Willett, Don Cumbow, Bill Stiles, George Summerson. THIRD ROW: Hank Grant, Harrison Spencer, Richard Rollins, Jerry Davis, Jimmy White, Mike Smith, Mr. Preston, Sponsor. 53 Mary Hope Clark, Library Assistant LIBRARY CLUB FIRST ROW: Gene Arden, Mildred Carr, Secretary; Mary Blackwell, Vice-President; Kaye Gentry, President; Frank Anderson, Sergeant-at-Arms; Linda Jackson, Reporter; Miss Stafford, Sponsor. SECOND ROW: Eloise Flannagan, Wanda Martin, Eroy Biller, Ann Morris, Ann Barrow, Phyllis Black, Joyce Ketchum, Carolyn Reynolds, Barbara Mitchell, Charlotte Duncan, Ann Smith, Imogene Eskridge, Carol Jones, Julia Phillips. 54 FIRST ROW: Becky Hayter, Joyce Neal, Jincey Kerr, Ellen Wood, Kay Gentry, Kenneth Raines, President; Richard Rollins, Vice -Pres,; Ginger Steele, Secretary; Martha Ramsey, Treasurer; Linda Gray, Ginny Johnston, Margaret Potts, Judy Ohlson. SECOND ROW: Norma Hite, Gloria Harris, Phyllis Shortt, Alice Gold, Betty Bowman, Carolyn Warner, Jackie Roberts, Annetta Knight, Kay Saul, Mary Blackwell, Ruth Ray, Jill Blevins, Marilyn Robinson, Sandra Neal, Carol Haycox, Mrs. Ramsey. THIRD ROW: Sandy Jones, Sue Ramsey, Barbara Butt, Linda Arnett, Jimmie Sullins, Mildred Carr, Mary Endean, Linda Davis, Rosalie Vance, Mary Lawson, Kathy Price, Nancy Repass, Marianne Cornelius, Diane Totten. FOURTH ROW: Fred McConnell, Floyd Branscomb, Graham Clark, Betty Booth, Martha Miller, Helen Bailey, Gail Casey, Bobby Smith, Paige King, Eddie Yates. FIFTH ROW: Jerry Davis, Lynn Price, " Chick " Wagner, Les Burke, David Patton, Harrison Spencer, Roger Mullins, Mitchel Crabtree, Walter Mahala. 55 THE FALCON BAND OF MAJORETTES David Johnson, President; Linda Gray, Vice- President; Mary Helen Gray, Secretary-Treasurer; Donna Sue McKinney, Librarian. BAND OFFICERS FIRST ROW: Joyce Neal, Head Majorette. SECOND ROW: Betty Booth, Ginny Johnston, Linda Gardner, Linda Gray. THIRD ROW: Martha Miller, Diane Totten, Ellen Wood. Majorettes: Martha Miller, Ellen Wood, Joyce Neal, Betty Booth, Diane Totten, Linda Gray. FIRST ROW: Margaret Potts, Sherry Groseclose, Louise Jones, Sharon Pennington, Connie Orr, Jeanne Austin, Margaret Howe, Suzanne Musser, Patty Pearson, Kathy Price, Paula Collier, Terryl Wagman, Jean Hargroves, Laura Clark, Miss Williams, Director, Ginger Steele. SECOND ROW: Doug Raines, Edwin Craig, Larry McF all, Frank Stephen, Duane Gold, Jerry Davis, Rosalie Vance, Marianne Cornielius, Mary Gray, Claire Kreger, Donna McKinney, Jack Wycoff, Jim Moore, Fred Spencer, Kay Campbell, Pat Russell, Catherine Vance, Rose Gray. THIRD ROW: Giiuiy Johnston, Sandy Jones, Sandra Blaire, Judy Blevins, Jane Ratcliff, Patty Williams, Ginger Davis, Alice Gold, David White, Mary Lawson, Rosemary Gold, Linda Arnett, Sara Kent. FOURTH ROW: Donna James, Betty Barr, Janice Neal, Nancy Repass, Roy Sandoe, Harry Garnand, Randy Powers, Bill Hatcher, Ed Yates, Harrison Spencer, Bobby Hull, Jane Widener. FIFTH ROW: Hubert Fulton, Walter Cox, Richard Kiser, David Johnson, Mitchel Crabtree, Warren Arnold, Fred McConnell, Tommy Hayter, Carl Ray, Bill Collins, Ricky Boucher, Graham Clark, Martha Ramsey, Bland Craig. 56 ABINGDON HIGH SCHOOL David Johnson, President 57 FUTURE HOMEMAKERS OF AMERICA FIRST ROW: Mary McConnell, Donna James, Peggy Taylor, Sandy Neese, Reporter; Betty Minton, Historian; Kathy Price, Parliamentarian; Sandra Neal, Vice -Pres.; Linda Gardner, Pres.; Sally Mitchell, Sec.; Carol Haycox, Treas.; Linda Vowell, Bonnie Duty, Elizabeth Colley, Judy Keller, Kay Gentry. SECOND ROW: Miss Rector, Sponsor; Carmen Berry, Brenda Hawkins, Marilyn Robinson, Linda Dunn, Norma Breeding, Betty Smith, Mary Bordwine, Bertha Franklin, Sandy Jones, Liz Powers, Patsy Scott, Phyllis Shortt, Margaret Alfonso, Jincey Kerr, Ruth Ray, Ginny Johnston, Linda Wilson. THIRD ROW: Julia Phillips, Mildred Carr, Margaret Hopkins, Ann Smith, Patsy Thompson, Carolyn Warner, Julia Bingham, Mary Blackwell, Bernice Chaffin, Patty Pearson, Cookie Hartman, Brenda Stout, Mary Lawson, Joyce Neal. FOURTH ROW: Linda Turner, Annetta Knight, Bertha Baumgardner, Shirlene Clifton, Carol Thayer, Jimmie Sullins, Helen Bailey, Phyllis Black, Patsy Snead, Linda Davis, Charlotte Duncan, Onetha South, Kay Saul, Joyce Reynolds, Joyce Clark. FIRST ROW: Mary Gray, Jean Mays, Judy Breeding, Judy Blevins, Kathy Vance, Linda Carter, Evelyn Waters, Marie Burke, Linda Jackson, Mae Saul, Mary Frye, Cookie Roberts, Patricia Minnick, Jane Widener, Patty Wil- liams. SECOND ROW: Jana Hawkins, Cheryl Crumpler, Bonnie Perdue, Rose Musick, Carolyn Thompson, Ethyl Cullop, Linda Belisle, Vicki Berry, Karol Wilson, Sue Martin, Clare Lowe, Pat Russell , Jean Hargroves, Laura Clark, Peggy Clifton, Claire Manson. THIRD ROW: Vickie Butt, Kittye Easterly, Shirley Parris, Ann Cumbow, Jean Austin, Charlene Arnold, Carol Montgomery, Ella Castle, Janice Orfield, Louise Grant, Mary Clark, Judy Ramsey, Janice Neal, Rosemary Gold, Stephanie Biller, Linda Price, Jane Moore. FOURTH ROW: Linda Campbell, Martha Keys, Jackie Hatfield, Judy Neal, Connie Orr, Pat Moore, Margaret Howe, Sandra Blair, Patsy South, Linda Watson, Imogene Elskridge, Joyce Ketchum, Margaret Tignor, Donna Omduff, Ginger Davis. FIFTH ROW: Bland Craig, Mary Tucker, Jean Kingsley, Wanda Martin, Elouise Flannagan, Linda Sweet, Iris Omduff, Joyce Crusenberry, Pat Cumbow, Charlene Campbell, Carol Jones, Sue Neal, Barbara Martin. 58 FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA Graham Clark, President of the F.F.A, presides at the assembly. FIRST ROW: Jerry Vaughn, Bobby Smith, John Grant, Sentinel; Harold Puckett, Treasurer; Larry Gray, Vice- Pres,; Graham Clark, President; George McConnell, Sec,; Roger Mullins, Reporter; Donnie Miller, Parliamentarian; Roy Childress. SECOND ROW: Mr, Oliver, Sponsor; Gilbert Harless, Woody Neese, Bill Caldwell, Garnet Howard, Eroy Biller, Roy McCall, Carl McConnell, Don Brannon, Bobby Grant. THIRD ROW: Ronnie Duncan, Harry Stevens, Mitchel Crab- tree, Robert Clark, Bennie Fern, Jack Neal, Roy Har- lass. Tommy White, Gerald Denton, Eddie Blevins. 59 SENIOR TRI-HI-Y FIRST ROW: Elizabeth Colley, Kay Saul, Sergeant-at-Arms; Alice Gold, Chaplain; Betty Bowman, Vice- President; Joyce Reynolds, President; Sue Ellen Thompson, Treasurer; Becky Hayter, Secretary; Marilyn Robinson. SECOND ROW: Linda Dunn, Norma Breeding, Sally Mitchell, Charlotte Duncan, Sandra Odum, Brenda Hawkins, Janice Henley, Ruth Ray, Jill Blevins, Miss Butt, Sponsor. THIRD ROW: Arlene Neal, Margaret Potts, Janice Taylor, Kay Gentry, Peggy Taylor, Connie Hill. JUNIOR TRI-HI-Y FIRST ROW: Rose Musick, Ann Ramsey, Rachel Rice, Donna James, Treasurer; Patty Pearson, Reporter; Nancy Repass, Chaplain, Ellen Wood, President; Suzanne Musser, Vice-President; Terryl Wagman, Secretary; Judy Neal, Vickie Butt, Clare Manson. SECOND ROW: Mrs. Flanagan, Sponsor; Jane Widener, Jane Ratcliff, Paula Collier, Betty Barr, Judy Bleviias, Doima McKinney, Mary Helen Gray, Jean Hargroves, Pat Russell, Laura Clark, Connie Orr, Jana Hawkins, Becky Bondurant, Coolde Roberts, Rose Ellen Gray. THIRD ROW: Linda Carter, Linda Jack- son, Karol Wilson, Evelyn Waters, Mary Lawson, Patsy Scott, Bertha Franklin, Sara Kent, Kathy Price, Louise Jones, Ann Cumbow, Liz Powers, Claire Kreger. FOURTH ROW: Barbara Martin, Linda Campbell, Nicki Mitchell, Marianne Tucker, Sue Neal, Bland Craig, Carol Thayer, Betty Minton, Linda Arnett, Becky Powers, Ann Hutton. 60 SENIOR Hl-Y FIRST ROW: Janies Hyler, Secretary; " Teddy " Taylor, Treasurer; Johnny Bradley, President; Stanley Willett, Vice-President; Mike Fern, Chaplain; Janies Craig. SECOND ROW: Billy Cruise, Johnny Hamblen, Robert McCrady, Jimmy K, Wagner. Not Pictured: Mr. Fletcher, Sponsor. JUNIOR Hl-Y FIRST ROW: Mike Smith, Hank Grant, Treasurer; A1 Bradley, Chaplain; Randy Sinclair, Vice-President; Don Cumbow, President; George Summerson, Secretary; L. C. Angle, Massy Tice. SECOND ROW: Robin Smeltzer, Bruce Odum, Joel Hortenstine, Mr. Rice, Sponsor. THIRD ROW: David Angle, Bill Collins, Carl Ray, Archa Vaughan, Walter Cox, Jim Moore. 61 Linda Davis Photographer: L. C. Angle Business Manager: Gary South Our appreciation to the art editor, Jill Blevins. THE BEACON The editor ' s Right hand assistant: Janice Taylor. 62 SUBSCRIPTION SELLING STAFF Linda Turner, Jill Blevins, Ruth Ray, Teddy Taylor, Connie Hill, Sue Ram- sey, Linda Arnett, Valaria Flanagan, Rosalie Vance, Linda Vowell, Claire Kreger, Wanda Martin, Sue Neal, Donna McKinney, John Elliott, Mar- garet Howe, Jean Hargroves, Rita Roark, Sandra Blair, Kittye Easterly, Archa Vaughan, Mary Helen Gray. STAFF SEATED: Patsy Snead, Typist; L. C. Angle, Photographer; Becky Hayter, Editor; Gary South, Business Manager; Linda Davis, Typist, STANDING: Mrs, Roberts, Sponsor; Teddy Taylor, Assistant Business Manager; Ed Cumbow, Photographer; Miss Cooper, Sponsor. AD SELLING STAFF SEATED: Ruth Ray, Linda Gardner, Linda Turner, Becky Hayter, Sandra Odum, Alice Bradley, Connie Hill, Claire Kreger. STANDING: Ann Hutton, Carol Haycox, Joyce Ratcliff, Mary Helen Gray, Ellen Wood, Linda Arnett, Sue Ramsey, Janice Taylor, Sue Neal, Martha Lee Ramsey, Jill Blevins, Jean Hargroves, Linda Vowell. When the books close, and the last bell rings. And carefree days are lost to mundane things- - When nostalgia strikes, and your memory wanes. And you remember the faces but not the names- - Pick up your yearbook and leaf it through. And remember the days so dear to you. 63 SENIOR SCIENCE CLUB FIRST ROW: Rosalie Vance, Valaria Flanagan, Connie Hill, Reporter; Richard Rollins, Sergeant-at-Arms; Margaret Potts, President; L. C. Angle, Vice-President; Suzanne Neal, Treasurer; Martha Miller, Secretary; Linda Gray, Anita Moore, Mike Smith, Eddie Yates. SECOND ROW: Linda Arnett, Lilly Roe, Marianne Cornelius, Harry Stevens, Billy Cruise, Mike Fern, Ginger Steele, Mr. Raines, Sponsor. JUNIOR SCIENCE CLUB Wood C ltCtlQI FIRST ROW: Johnny McConnell, Carl Ray, Billy Hatcher, Johnny Cullop, Ricky Boucher, Jim Moore, President; Becky Bondurant, Secretary; Walter Cox, David White, Bruce Moretz, Mr. Denton, Sponsor. 64 GIRLS’ 4-H CLUB FIRST ROW: Phyllis Black, Linda Arnett, Reporter; Deanna Williams, Secretary; Judy Keller, President; Betty Minton, Vice-President; Linda Carter, Mary McConnell, Treas.; Kay Gentry. SECOND ROW: Margaret Howe, Rachel Rice, Barbara Widener, Helen Bailey, Carolyn Warner, Annetta Knight, Margaret Price. THIRD ROW: Nicki Mitchell, Phyllis Widener, Patricia Minnick, Imogene Eskridge, Joyce Ketchum. BOYS’ 4-H CLUB FIRST ROW: Harold Van Huss, Freddie McConnell, Graham Clark, Roger Mullins, President; Marvin Robinson, Gilbert Harless. SECOND ROW: Charles Roberts, John Grant, Eroy Biller, Roy McCall, David Tetter, Roy Har- less, Billy Caldwell, Bobby Grant, Bruce Moretz. 65 FUTURE TEACHERS OF F.T.A. committee meeting. AMERICA FIRST ROW: Jincey Kerr, Connie Hill, Historian; Janice Taylor, Reporter; Carolyn Hayter, Treasurer; Martha Lee Ramsey, President; Sue Ramsey, Secretary; Frank Anderson, Vice-President; Rosemary Gold. SECOND ROW: Jana Hawkins, Judy Ohlson, Margaret Alfonso, Liz Powers, Gloria Harris, Ginger Steele, Kay Gentry, Martha Miller, Rosalie Vance, Donna McKinney, Mrs. Jerrue, Sponsor; Claire Kreger. THIRD ROW: Joyce Neal, Betty Booth, Betty Minton, Richard Rollins, Mitchel Crabtree, Linda Carter, Linda Amett. 66 G iRr” LfSS “ ' KtNNiTh “ Roger” MiTchtL “JoRNNr” FEOYD “0 1 Vi o” ’61 “ c - . t OpOONie C PTAiN N " HARRiSOA ’ 60 - Ho»iar. 1” “Chick FALCON TEAM FIRST ROW: Kenneth Raines, Roger Mullins, " Spoonie " Witherspoon, Mitchel Crabtree, Henry Green, Roger Neal, Harrison Spencer, Bill Wilson, Johnny Hamblen, Woodrow Fields, David Price. SECOND ROW: " Chick " Wagner, Less Burke, Floyd Branscomb, Jerry Davis, Howard Duncan, Bill Farris, Bill Stiles, Marvin Robinson, Claude Bordwine. THIRD ROW: Leon Woodard, Woody Neese, Byrd Preston, Gary Hilton, Danny Moore, Ronnie Osbom, D. B. Wright, Tommy Mink, Mike Smith, Leonard Musick. FOURTH ROW: Mr. Kenneth Mathews, Coach; Mr. Wallace Nelson, Coach; Mr. Joe Preston, Coach; Bobby Smith, Manager; Jerry Harrison, Manager. 70 JUNIOR VARSITY Donna Sue McKinney, Captain; Claire Kreger, Mary Helen Gray, Paula Collier, Judy Blevins, Linda Hughes, Cheryl Grumpier, Miss Hall, Sponsor VARSITY C H E E R L E E R S Judy Ohlson; Captain D GIRLS’ BASKETBALL TEAMS FIRST ROW: Valaria Flanagan, Becky Bondurant, Patsy Moore, Ethyl Cullop, Phyllis Widner, Patty Pearson. SECOND ROW: Judy Keller, Ginger Steele, Sandy Neese, Suzanne Neal, Martha Miller, Betty Booth, Joyce Reynolds. THIRD ROW: Miss Hall, coach; Pat Fern, Lillie Roe, Betty Minton, Sara Kent, Deanna Williams, Norma Breeding. FIRST ROW: Deanna Williams, Sandy Jones, Rosalie Vance, Valaria Flanagan, Betty Booth, Liz Powers, Kathy Price, Patty Pearson. SECOND ROW: Pat Fern, Lillie Roe, Sandy Neese, Betty Minton, Sara Kent, Marianne Cornelius, Linda Arnett, Joyce Reynolds, Miss Hall, Coach. FIRST ROW: Judy Breeding, Becky Bondurant, Ann Cum- bow. Ethyl Cullop, Stephanie Biller, Ann Hutton, Karol Wilson, Jane Moore, Linda Vowell, Rose Ellen Gray. SECOND ROW: Miss Hall, Coach; Phyllis Widner, Patsy Moore, Linda Jackson, Jane Widner, Linda Carter, Sue Neal, Shirley Parris, Ginger Davis, Monna Jo Bradley, Mae Saul. 72 VARSITY BASKETBALL FIRST ROW: Bill Wilson, Johnnie Bradley, Kenneth Raines, Captain; Floyd Branscomb, Mike Fern, Jimmy Henley. SECOND ROW: Tommy Mink, Manager; " Chick " Wagner, Jerry Davis, Roger Neal, David Odem, Johnny Bundy, Jackie McCall, Mr. Nelson, Coach. JUNIOR VARSITY BASKETBALL FIRST ROW: Richard Briscoe, Jim Moore, Freddy Spencer, Randy Sinclair, George Summerson, John Richie, Carl Ray. SECOND ROW: Don Cumbow, John Cullop, Howard Duncan, Melvin Eldreth, Hank Grant, Roger Minton, Jerr Mays, Ricky Boucher, Mr. Roberts, Coach. 73 SPRING ATHLETICS BASEBALL TEAM FIRST ROW: Mr. Mathews, Coach; Leon Woodard, Floyd Branscomb, Roger Mullins, Howard Duncan, Byrd Preston, Richard Briscoe, Jimmy Henley, Johnny Bradley. SECOND ROW: L. C. Angle, Manager; Less Burke, Leon Cum- bow, Henry Green, Jackie McCall, Roger Neal, Mark Bradley, Jimmy Gregory, Mr. Sells, Coach. Li?!. t “ r L TRACK TEAM FIRST ROW: Kenneth Raines, Howard Duncan, Jerry Davis, Floyd Branscomb, Tivis Stophel, Claude Bordwine, Jackie Haley, D. B. Wright, Dean Larimer, Ronnie Osborn. SECOND ROW: Mr. Nelson, Coach; Robin Smeltzer, Roger Minton, Gary Hilton, Tommy Mink, Keys Bordwine, Ricky Boucher, Bill Stiles, Jimmy Henley, James Castle, David Bateman, Hank Grant. THIRD ROW: Dicky Kiser, Less Burke, Byrd Preston, David Odem, Roger Neal, Roger Mullins, Bill Farris, Lynn Price, Kenneth Blevins. FOURTH ROW: Bobby Smith, Manager; Paige King, Jerry Mays, Joel Hortenstine, Mike Smith, Jackie Wycoff, Fred Spencer, Frank Anderson, Woody Neese. 74 ctiuitied Alfts. 6u-(-f pRCSt tS eAeJi t o n C- fi-oo v i ' ih “■ ■ ■ 3 Ran Ay Viedi A h.’3Kl. ' 9K+- o-f ihe. v »Ri + y 5hoW Bill givcs The KeyCiUb DancZ a mo zoIo uc CScwni’w of Me hoM«co «r vq Coi ples A-f +Ke Quee y Key CLub O NCt STuonns Of 4he Mof fK 76 HOMECOMING QUEEN SENIOR DIRECTORY FRANK ANDERSON- -Route 4. Abingdon- -College- -Science Club 2,3; Library Club 4,5, Sgt.-at-Arms 4; F.T.A. 4.5, Vice-Pres. 5; D.E. Club 5, Program Chairman 5; Glee Club 4; Distric t 1 Act Play 5; District D.E. Contest 5; Jr. Play 4; Track 5; Football 2; Baseball 2,3. FIELEN BAILEY- ' Route 1, Alvarado- -Business Course--4-H 1-5; F.H.A. 4,5; Bible Club 2.3; Basketball 2,3; Softball 2,3; Glee Club 2-4; Forensic Contest 3. PAM BARROW- -Valley Street, Abingdon--College--Transfer. BERTHA BAUMGARDNER- -Route 1. Alvarado--Wotk--F.H.A. 5. CARMEN BERRY--Route 4, Abingdon--College--F.H.A, 5; cheerleader 3; Basketball 2,5. CHARLES BLEVINS-- Waldon Road. Abingdon--Farm- -Library Club 1,2; F.F.A, 4,5, Sentinel 4. JILL BLEV1NS--Bradley Street, Abingdon--College--Girls’ State 4; D.A.R, History award 4; D.A.R. Citizenship Award 5; Valedictorian 5; Class Pres. 1; Class Pres. 2; Jr. Tri-Hi- Y 1-3, Pres. 3; Class Vice-Pres. 4; Beta Club 4.5, Pres. 5; Civinette Club 4.5, Treas. 5; Jr. Science Club 1 .2, Secretary 2; Band 1-5; Sr. Tri-Hi-Y 4,5; Sr. Science Club 3; F.H.A, 1,2; Library Club 1-3; S.C.A. 1,3 ,4,5; Glee Club 4,5; Paper Staff 4,5; Annual Staff 5; Jr. Play 4; Concert Mistress of Band 4. BETTY BOWMAN--Main Street. Abingdon--CoUege--F.H.A. 3,4; Library Club 1-3; Jr. Tri-Hi-Y 3; Sr. Tri-Hi-Y 4.5, Treas. 4, Vice-Pres. 5; Civinette Club 5; Glee Club 5; Paper Staff 5; Jr. Play 4. DONALD BRAN NON --Floyd Street, Abingdon--Service--Basketball Manager 3; Band 1-4; Dance Band 4,5; F.F.A. 5; Library Club 1,2. JIMMY BROWNlNG--Route 1. Abingdon--Service--Pres. of Freshman Class; Baseball 2; Basketball 2; D.E. Club 5; Second Place in D.E. District Competition 5. MARY FRANCES BORDWINE- -Norfolk Street. Abingdon--Airline Training--Jr. Tri-Hi-Y 1-3; Sr. Tri-Hi-Y 4, Sec- retary 4; F.H.A. 1-3; Library Club 1-3; F.T.A. 4,5; Glee Club 5. JOHN BUNDY- ' Valley Street, Abingdon--CoUege--Key Club 3-5, Treas. 4. Vice-Pres. 5; Hi-Y 2-4; S.C.A. 1-5; Sgt.-at-Arms 5; Beta Club 4,5; Science Club 2,3; paper staff 4,5; Annual Staff 2; Vice-Pres. Science Club 3; Foot- ball 3; Basketball 1-5; lettered 4,5; Track 2-4; Golf 5. BARBARA BUTT--Bradley Street, Abingdon--College--F.H.A. 1; Jr. Tri-Hi-Y 1.3. Vice-Pres. 3; Jr. Science Club 1,2, Treasurer 2; Civinette Club 4.5, Sgt.-at-Arms 5; Beta Club 4,5, Reporter; Paper Staff 3-5; Library Club 1; Band 2; Glee Club 4,5; Model General Assembly 2; Ten Tones 5; Jr. Play 4; One-Act Play 5. JEAN CAMPER--Route 1, Alvarado-- Work-- JO ANN CAMPER--Route 1, Alvarado-- Work-- BILLY CALDWELL- -Route 4. Abingdon- -Trade School--4-H 1-5, Reporter 2-4; F.F.A. 5; Glee Club 1; Basketball 2; Baseball 2. BILL CARBARY- -Route 4, Abingdon--Undecided--D.E. Club 5. Historian 5; Baseball 2. DONALD CARBARY--Route 4, Abingdon- -College -- MILDRED CARR- -Nicholas Street, Abingdon-- Work- -Library Club 3,5, Secretary 5; F,Hj . 5; 4-H 1; Glee Club 3,5. GAIL CASEY--Route 3, Abingdon-- Work--Glee Club 5. GRAHAM CLARK--Route 1, Abingdon--College--F.F.A. 4.5, Treas. 4. Pres. 5; 4-H 1-5, Vice-Pres. 5; S.C.A. 5; All State Band 5; All State Chorus 5; All Virginia Chorus 5. THOMAS CLARK--Alvarado--College--Pres. of Class 1; Vice-Pres. of Class 2; Baseball 1-4; Football 4; Basketball 1,2; Track 4; D.E. Club 4,5; Key Club 4,5. SHIRLENE CLIFTON--Route 3. Abingdon- -Trade School- -F.H.A. 4. GEORGE COLLEY--Pecan Street, Abingdon--Trade School--D.E. Club 4. MITCHEL CRABTREE- -Route 2. Abingdon--College- -Football 1,2,5; Basketball 3; Track 3; Band 1-5; Glee Club 3- 5; District One-Act Play 2.3,5; State One Act Play 5; Library Club 1-3, F.F.A. 5; F.T.A. 5; Lettered in Football 5. ED CUMBOW--Grove Terrace, Abingdon--Undecided--D.E. Club 4.5, Reporter 4. Vice-Pres. 5; Hi-Y 1-3; 4-H 3.5, Treas. 3, Secretary 5; Library Club 1-3; Manager of Basketball 3; Teen-Age Road-e-o 3,4; First Place in D.E. District Competition 5; First Place in D.E. State Competition 5. RONALD DUNCAN--Route 4, Abingdon--Service--4-H 1,2; Baseball 2.3; Football Manager 2,3. MARY LOU ENDEAN--White Street, Abingdon--College--Civinette 5, Glee Club 5; Cheerleader 5--Transfer. CALVIN FIELDS--Pecan Street, Abingdon- -Service- -Library Club 1; D.E. Club 4.5; Football 1.2. WOODROW FIELDS--Hagy Street, Abingdon--Trade School--Football 5; Baseball 5. L INDA GARDNER--Valley Street, Abingdon--College--F.H.A. 1-5, Pres. 5; Jr. Tri-Hi-Y 1-3; Library Club 1,2; Science Club 1.2; Civinette Club 4,5; Beta Club 4,5, Vice-Pres. 5; S.C.A. 5; Annual Staff 2-5; State and National F.H.A. Conventions; Sec. of Smywasco Federation 5; Treas. F.H.A. 4; Majorette 3-5; Glee Club 4; Jr. Play 4. KAYE GENTRY--Cummings Heights. Abingdon--College--Glee Club 1-5; Sr. Tri-Hi-Y 5; F.T.A. 5; F.H.A. 4.5; 4- H 1-4; Library Club 4.5, Pres. 5; S.C.A. 5; Reporter of Class 3; Basketball 3. ALICE GOLD--Route 3, Abingdon--CoUege--Tri-Hi- Y 1-5, Chaplin 5; Model General Assembly; Jr. Play 4; Civinette Club 5; F.H.A. 1-4; Science Club 1,2; Library Club 1-3; Glee Club 4,5; Beta Club 4,5. LARRY GRAY--Route 4, Abingdon--Undecided--4-H 1-5, Camp Scholarship 1,2, Pres. 1,2; F.F.A. 4,5, Vice-Pres. 4,5; Basketball 2,3; F.F.A. Federation Sec. 4,5. HENRY GREEN--Route 2, Abingdon--College--FootbaU 2-5, Lettered 3-5; Baseball 2-5; Lettered 2-4; Basketball 3,4; Captain Football Team 5; Trophy for Blo cking 5. 78 JOHN HAMBLEN --Cummings Heights. Abingdon--College--Hi-Y 4.5; Science Club 3; Library Club 2; Track 1-4; Football 4.5. Lettered 5; Baseball 3; Basketball 1-4. GLORIA HARRIS--Stonewall Heights. Abingdon--College--Civinette Club 4.5. Sgt.-at-Arms 4. Reporter 5; S.C.A. 3; Jr. Tri-Hi-Y 1-3. Sgt.-at-Arms; Sr. Tri-Hi-Y 4; Glee Club 4.5; Jr. Varsity Cheerleader 1.2. Captain 2; Band 1-4. Lettered 3.4; Jr. Play 4; Pres, of Class 3; Alternate Majorette 4; Varsity Cheerleader 5; S.C.A. Forum; F.T.A, 4.5. Sec. 4; F.H.A. 1.2. Chaplain. Sgt.-at-Arms 2; Library Club 1.2; Basketball 1; Homecoming Court 3.5; Assistant Director of State One-Act Play 5; Jr. Play 4; Student Director of One-Act Play 5. JAY HARRIS--Route 4. Abingdon--College--All State Band 3-5--Transfer. BRENDA HAWKINS--Route 2. Abingdon- -College- -Beta Club 4.5; Sr. Tri-Hi-Y 5; F.H.A. 4.5; Library Club 2.3; Betty Crocker Homemaker of Tomorrow Award 5. CAROL HAYCOX--Oakland Street. Abingdon--College--F.H.A. 2-5; Civinette Club 5; Annual Staff 5; Jr. Varsity Cheerleader 1; Glee Club 5; Varsity Cheerleader 5; Treas. of F.H.A. 5; Jr. Play 4. REBECCA HAYTER--Colonial Road. Abingdon--CoUege--F.H,A. 1-3; Jr. Tri-Hi-Y 1-3; Reporter of Class 1; Annual Staff 4.5; Beta Club 4.5; Civinette Club 5; Band 1.2; Glee Club 5; St. Tri-Hi-Y 4.5. Sgt.-at-Arms 4. Secretary 5; F.T.A. 4; S.C.A. 4.5; Jr. Play 4; Editor of Yearbook 5. CARL HEARL--Baltimore Street. Abingdon- -Service- -Library Club 2; Reporter of Class 3; Manager of Football Team 1. JANICE HENLEY- ' Route 4. Abingdon- -Business Course--Glee Club 2-4; Sr. Tri-Hi-Y 5; Chorus 3.4. KERRY HENLEY--Route 4. Abingdon--Trade School--F.F.A. 5; One-Act Play 5; Glee Club 4. NORMA HITE--Route 3. Abingdon--College--French Club 3; Civinette Club 4.5. Sec. 5; Beta Club 4.5; Glee Club 3-5. BOBBY HULL--Valley Street. Abingdon- -College- - SANDRA HUNT--Route 2, Abingdon-- Work--F.H. A. 4.5. JAMES HYLER--Williams Street. Abingdon--College--Hi- Y 1-5. Sec. 2. President 3; Library Club 1.2; Science Club 2; Annual Staff 1-4. Assistant Business Manager of Annual 4; S.C.A. 3-5; Key Club 4.5. Reporter 4; Beta Club 4.5; Glee Club 5; Class Pres. 4; Vice-Pres. of Class 5; Sec. of Hi-Y 5; Sgt.-at-Arms of Hi-Y 4; Beta Club Scholar- ship Award 1; Key Club Convention 3.4; Boys ' State 4; Basketball 2.3; Baseball Manager 2; Baseball 3. VIRGINIA JOHNSTON--Circle Drive. Abingdon--College--F.H.A. 1-5; Jr. Tri-Hi-Y 1-3; Civinette Club 4.5; Glee Club 4.5; Band 1-5; Majorette 5. JUDY KELLER--Route 1. Abingdon--College--Basketball 2.3.5; Softball 2.3; Glee Club 2.3; S.C.A. 5; 4-H 2-5. Pres. 5; Cheerleader 2.3. VIRGINIA KERR--Valley Street. Abingdon--College--F.T.A. 4.5; F.H.A. 5; Civinette Club 4.5. Vice-Pres. 5; Glee Club 4.5; Sec. of Class 3; Vice-Pres. of F.T.A. 4; Jr. Play 4; Student Director of Jr. Play 4. PAIGE KING--Route 1. Abingdon--CoUege--Glee Club 4.5; Sr. Science Club 5; Sr. Hi-Y 5; Paper Staff 5; Vice- Pres. of Class 3; Basketball 2.3; Baseball 2.3; Track 5; Ten Tones 5; All State Chorus 5. ANNETTA KNIGHT--Route 1. Abingdon --Wo‘rk- -Sec. of Class 4; Jr. Play 4; Glee Club 1-5; 4-H 4.5; F.H.A. 5; Archery Club 2; All State Chorus 5; Cheerleader 2; One-Act Play 1; Bible Club 4; Forensic Contest 4. WALTER MAHALA- -Barter Drive. Abingdon--Undecided--Glee Club 5; District One-Act Play 4.5; State One-Act Play 4.5. ROBERT McCRADY--Morning Side Hills. Abingdon--College- -Library Club 2; Jr. Hi-Y 3; Sr. Hi-Y 4. Chaplain 4; Key Club 4.5; S.C.A. 5; Sr. Science Club 5; Football 3; Track 3; District Forensic Contest 4; Jr. Play 4. CARL McConnell- -R oute l. Abingdon--Service--Baseball 3-5. DONALD MILLER--Route 4. Abingdon--Service--F.F.A. 4.5, Parliamentarian 4.5. ROGER MULLINS- -Route 2, Abingdon--Trade School- -Library Club 1,2; F.F.A. 4.5, Pres. 4; Reporter 5; S.C.A. 5; 4-H 1-5, Pres. 5; Football 1-5, Lettered 4,5. WALTER MURRAY- -Rickard Street, Abingdon--Service--D.E. Club 4,5. ROGER MUSS ER- -Lowry Drive, Abingdon — ARLENE NEAL--Tanner Street, Abingdon--Business School- -Civinette Club 5; Sr. Tri-Hi-Y 5. JACKSON NEAL — Alvarado--Service--F.F.A. 5. JOYCE NEAL--Route 4, Abingdon--College--Treas. of Class 2; Vice-Pres. of Class 3; Sec. of Class 1; Jr. Tri-Hi-Y 1- 3; F.H.A. 1.5; Civinette Club 4.5. Pres. 5; Key Club Sweetheart 5; F.T.A. 5; Library Club 1,2; S.C.A. 3,5, Sec- retary 3; Homecoming Court 2-4; Homecoming Queen 5; S.C.A. Convention 3,5; Head Majorette 4.5; Majorette 2,3; Jr. Varsity Cheerleader 1,2; Band 1-5; Jr. Play 4. MARY NEAL--Park Street, Abingdon-- Work-- ROGER D. NEAL--Valley Street. Abingdon--College--Pres. of Class 5; S.C.A. 1,2,4; Most Valuable Football Player 4,5; All State Football 5; Football 1-5; Basketball 1-5; Baseball 2-5; Track 5; Captain of Football Team 5. SANDRA NEAL--Valley Street, Abingdon--College--Jr. Tri-Hi-Y 1-3. Chaplain 2; Sr. Tri-Hi-Y 4, Pres. 4; F.H.A. 2- 5, Vice-Pres. 5; Library Club 3; S.C.A. 1-5, Pres. 5; Paper Staff 4; Beta Club 4.5; Civinette Club 5; Glee Club 5; Sec. of Class 2; Sec. of Class 4; Basketball 1-3; Girls ' State 4; Model General Assembly 4; S.C.A, Workshop 4. DAVID ODEM--Bradley Street, Abingdon--College--Library Club 1,2; Glee Club 4; Sgt.-at-Arms of Library Club 2; Football 5; Basketball 4,5; Track 2-5; Honorable Mention to all state in football. JUDY OHLSON--Morning Side Hills, Abingdon--College--Jr. Science Club 1.2; F.H.A. 1; Jr. Tri-Hi-Y 1-3, Sec. 79 2; Library Club 1-3, Reporter 1, Vice-Pres. 2; Civinette Club 4,5; Beta Club 4,5; Glee Club 4,5; Paper Staff 5; F.T.A. 5; Treas. of S.C.A. 2; Cheerleader 3-5, Captain 5; Treas. of Class 1; Treas. of Class 4; Jr. Play 4; Ten Tones 5; Band 1,2; All State Chorus 4; Treas. of Class 5; Model General Assembly 3; District Forensic Meet 4. MONTE OTEY--Route 1, Abingdon — Work-- RANDOLPH PARRIS — Lowry Drive, Abingdon-- Work--F.F.A. 4; D.E. Club 5. DAVID PRICE--Route 3 , Abingdon- -Work--State Track Meet; Football 4,5; Basketball 3-5; Baseball 4,5; Track 4. LYNN PRICE--Valley Street, Abingdon- -College- -Glee Club 5; Football 1,3,5; Track 3,5; Winner in Art Festival. HAROLD PUCKETT--Route 1, Abingdon- -Trade School- -F.F. A. 5, Treas. 5. CONNIE QUESENBERRY- -Route 2, Abingdon--College--Salutatorian 5; Library Club 3; Beta Club 4,5; Civinette Club 5; Reporter of Class 5; Sgt.-at-Arms 5. KENNETH RAINES- -Lowry Drive, Abingdon- -College--Library Club 1,2; Key Club 3-5; Glee Club 4,5, Pres. 5; Most improved senior in football 5; Treas. of Key Club; Treas. of Class 3; Sgt.-at-Arms of Library Club; Sgt.-at- Arms of Key Club; Football 4,5; Basketball 4,5; Track 4,5; State Track Meet; Captain of Basketball Team 5. RUTH KAY--Route 4, Abingdon--College--4-H 1, Pres. 1; Speech Club 2; F.T . 4, Reporter 4; F.H.A. 5; Sr. Tri- Hi-Y 4,5; Civinette Club 5; Annual Staff 5; Class Pres. 1; Class Chaplain 2; S.C.A, 3; Jr. Play 4; Alternate Cheerleader 5. JOYCE REYNOLDS- -Bluefield Highway, Abingdon--College-- Sec. of Class 2; 4-H 2,3, Vice-Pres. 3; Tri-Hi-Y 2.5, Pres. 5; Basketball 2-5; Softball 2.3; Volleyball 5; S.C.A. 5; S.C.A. District Conference; Beta Club 4,5; F.H.A. 5; Library Club 2.3. PATTY ROARK--Route 2. Abingdon-- Work-- JACQUELINE ROBERTS--Alvarado--College--Paper Staff 4,5; Glee Club 1.2, 4, 5; Sec. of Class 2; Basketball 1,2, Lettered 1.2; One-Act Play 2. MARILYN ROBINSON--Main Street. Abingdon--CoUege--Basketball 1-3; F.H.A. 1-5, Songleader 2; Tri-Hi-Y 1-5; Library Club 1.3; Glee Club 5. EDWARD SALTZ--Route 1. Abingdon--Trade School- -F.F. A. 2-4; D.E. Club 5; Baseball 3. KAY SAUL--Valley Street, Abingdon--College--Basketball 2, Manager 3; Jr. Play 4; F.H.A. 2-5, Songleader 3; Library Club 3,4, Sec. 4; Sr. Tri-Hi-Y 4,5, Sgt.-at-Arms 5; Glee Club 5. PHYLLIS SHORTT--Route 2, Abingdon--Nurses Training--Library Club 2,3; F.H.A. 4,5; Glee Club 5. ANN SMITH--Route 1. Alvarado-- Work- -Library Club 5; F.H.A. 5; Glee Club 2. BETTY SMITH- -Alvarado-- KENNETH SMITH--Route 1, Alvarado-- Work--F.F.A. 4,5. PATSY SNEAD--Whites Mill Road, Abingdon-- Work- -F.H.A. 2,3,5; D.E. Club 4; Library Club 1-4; Basketball 2. GARY SOUTH-- Williams Street. Abingdon--Trade School--D.E. Club 4,5, Treas. 4, Pres. 5; S.C.A. 5; Annual Staff 5, Business Manager 5; District V Second Place. D.E. Student of the Year 4; Third Place in D.E. District Competition. HARRISON SPENCER- -Bluefield Highway. Abingdon--College--Jt. Science Club 1,2, Reporter 2; Hi-Y 1-4, Treas. 4, Vice-Pres. 4; Key Club 4,5; Beta Club 4,5; Paper Staff 4,5, Business Manager 4, Editor 5; Annual Staff 2; S.C.A. 5; Glee Club 4.5; Band 1-5; Library Club 1,2, Reporter 2; All State Band 1-5; All Virginia Band 5; Football 3-5; Basketball 3.4; Track 3-5; Golf 5; Sportsmanship Trophy in Football 5. HARRY STEVENS--Main Street, Abingdon--Trade School- -Library Club 1.2; Sr. Science Club 4,5, Pres. 4; F.F. A. 5; Track 1; Football 3. JERRY STROUP- -Damascus- - JIMMIE LOU SULLINS- -Route 1, Abingdo n- -Business Course--Glee Club 5; F.H.A. 4,5; 4-H 1-4; Bible Club 2; Bas- ketball 2.3; Sec. of Class 2. PEGGY TA YLOR--Morning Side Hills, Abingdon-- Work--F.H. A. 2-5; Tri-Hi-Y 4,5; Library Club 2.3; Recreation Leader of F.H.A. 5. PEGGY THOMAS--Route 4, Abingdon--Nurses Training--Basketball 2.3; Forensic Meet 2.3; One-Act Play Contest 2.3; Jr. Play 4; Cheerleader 4.5; 4-H 2; Civinette Club 4.5; Beta Club 4.5; Annual Staff 4,5; Glee Club 3-5; S.C.A. 4,5, Vice-Pres. 4. LINDA TURNER--Route 2. Abingdon--College--Library Club 1-4, Sec. 1, Pres. 4; Beta Club 4,5; F.H.A. 5; Annual Staff 5; Paper Staff 3-5; Reporter of Class 4; Sec. of Class 5. CAROLYN WARNER--Route 1. Abingdon- -Nurses Training--4-H 2-5; F.H.A. 4,5; Bible Club 2,3; Glee Club 2-5; Beta Club 4.5, Sec. 5; Basketball 2,3; Softball 2,3. JAMES WHITE- -Crestview Drive, Abingdon- -College--Jr. Science Club 1; Library Club 1; S.C.A. 1,5; Key Club 3-5, Sec. 4; Beta Club 4,5, Treas. 5; Jr. Hi-Y 1,2; Jr. Play 4; Peanuts Basketball 1; Football Manager 4; Golf 5. BILL WILSON--Valley Street, Abingdon--Service--Key Club 4,5; Football 3-5; Basketball 4,5; Track 4. RAYMOND WITHERSPOON--Bradley Street, Abingdon--College--Key Club 3-5, Pres. 4,5, Convention 4; 5. C.A. 2-5; Science Club 1,2, Pres. 2; Hi-Y 1-4, Chaplain 2, Treas. 3; Paper Staff 3-5; School Art Contest 2,3; County Art Contest 2,3; Football Manager 1; Basketball Manager 1,2; Track 2-4; Golf 5; Football 3-5, Lettered 4,5. JAMES WYATT--Patton Street, Abingdon-- Work--D.E. Club 4,5. 80 »t •f cxrv J’O-J ' CX- sr jjM o tyfl QJaP ■i O ' t- 3 , 1 1 ' ' ' i; Ca K V- ' , ' w cQ w ' (yJL ( VK ,»ju Zi JJ d-M ' - 4 X ' ay: -1Hi - isVvY " 81 COMMENQ ABINGDON HIGH SCHOOL Baccalaureate Service ORDER OF WORSHIP Processional God of Our Fathers Congregation and Seniors Invocation Mr. C. L. Ramsey Sanctus Gounod Glee Club Scripture and Prayer Announcements Sermon The Rev. Cato Dick Pastor of Abingdon Methodist Church One God Shirl- Wilson Glee Club Benediction Rev. William Adams Pastor of Shady Grove Methodist Church The Lord Bless You and Keep You . . . Lutkin Glee Club Recessional Lead On, O King Eternal Congregation and Seniors Connie Quesenberry, Salutatorian; and Jill Blevins, Valedictorian. FIRST ROW: Connie Quesenberry, Judy Ohlson, Roger Neal, Linda Turner, James Hyler. SECOND ROW: Gail Casey, Roger Musser, Patty Roark, George Colley, Annetta Knight, Don Carbary, Janice Hen- ley, Graham Clark, Jo Ann Camper, Bill Caldwell, Pam Barrow, Jay Harris, Carolyn Warner, Kenneth Raines, Jackie Roberts, Bill Carbary, Phyllis Shortt, Don Brannon, Carmen Berry, Mary Neal Widener. THIRD ROW: Edward Saltz, Ginny John- ston, Becky Hayter, Tommy Clark, Gloria Harris, Henry Green, Norma Hite, Woodrow Fields, Betty Bowman, Bill Wilson, Jill Blevins, Donnie Miller, Jincey Kerr, Jimmy White, Carol Haycox, Bobby Hull, Jean Camper, Carl McConnell. FOURTH ROW: Carl Hearl, Linda Gardner, Jimmy Browning, Marilyn Robinson, Ronnie Duncan, Helen Bailey, Ed Cumbow, Mildred Carr, Kerry Hen- ley, Shirlene Clifton, Charles Ble- vins, Jimmie S ullins, Brenda Haw- kins, Walter Murray, Ruth Ray. FIFTH ROW: Calvin Fields, Ann Smith, James Wyatt, Arlene Neal, Robert McCrady, Alice Gold, Harry Stevens, " Cookie " Bordwine, Jack Neal, Judy Keller, Jerry Stroup, Peggy Taylor, Harold Puckett, Peggy Thomas, Mitchel Crabtree, Paige King. SIXTH ROW: Walter Mahala, David Price, Barbara Butt, Larry Gray, Joyce Reynolds, Roger Mul- lins, Bertha Baumgardner, Lynn Price, Kay Gentry, Kay Saul, " Spoonie " Witherspoon. SEVENTH ROW: Johnny Bundy, Joyce Neal, Monte Otey, David Odem, Mary lx u Endean, Johnny Hamblen, Patsy Snead, Randolph Parris. EIGHTH ROW: Harrison Spencer, Sandra Hunt, Frank Anderson, Sandra Neal, Gary South. ABINGDON HIGH SCHOOL Graduation Exercises PROGRAM Presiding Roger Neal Processional " Pomp and Circumstance " Invocation Salutatory Address Connie Quesenberry " Climb Every Mountain " . . Rodgers Glee Club Valedictory Address Jill Blevins " Now is the Hour " Ten Tones Address Mr. Franklin Cain Virginia State Department of Education Awarding of Honors Presentation of Diplomas . . C. L. Ramsey Principal, Abingdon High School " Song of Farewell " Kountz Seniors Benediction Rev. Maurice J. Mongle Recessional Marche Romaine ■MENT Roger Neal, class president, receives his diploma. Becky Hayter Harrison Spencer receive publica- tions awards from Mr. Holmes, as- sistant principal. s E N I O R S U P E R L A T I V E S Roger Jill Best Looking: Pam Lynn H° nies) Wittiest: Gloria Paige Best All Around: Sandra Roger Biggest Flirts: Kenneth Ginny Most Athletic: Roger Judy Most Studious: Connie Robert 84 Most School Spirited: Judy Kenneth Quietest: Monte Jean Harold Friendliest: Jincey Lynn I VALEDICTORIAN SALUTATORIAN JILL BLEVINS CONNIE QUESENBERRY HOMECOMING QUEEN BEACON” EDITOR MISS “PHOTOGENIC JOYCE NEAL PEGGY THOMAS Compliments of PATTERSON PHOTOGRAPHIC SERVICE BECKY HAYTER All State Chorus Graham Clark, Sue Ramsey, Richard Rollins, Annetta Knight, Paige King. All State Band FIRST ROW: Patty Pearson, Claire Kreger, Betty Booth, Rosalie Vance, Linda Gray, Larry McFall. SECOND ROW: Jane Ratcliff, Margaret Potts, Ginger Steele, Harrison Spencer, Jay Harris, Graham Clark, Diane Totten. MILLER-BRADLEY INCORPORATED Building Materials from the Tree to You GREER AND SON JEWELERS 253 W. Main Street Abingdon, Virginia Abingdon, Virginia " Gifts of Distinction " TOWN AND COUNTRY HARDWARE KISER FURNITURE APPLIANCES Frigidaire Appliances and Hanna Paints Bassett Johnson, Carper Dixie Bedroom Furniture 206 West Main Street Rowe International Jackson Fox Living Room Furniture Abingdon, Virginia Hotpoint Appliances W. Main St. Abingdon, Va. Phone MA 8-7341 Loving’s Super Market 306 W. Main Street Abingdon, Virginia Quality Foods--R-M Stamps Free Delivery Free Parking In America, our “stand on your own feet” way of life demands personal devotion and effort from each of us. Each citizen has a responsibility to perpetuate the freedom our nation has enjoyed since its birth. Power Company " Shop at Loving ' s and Save " Compliments Hecht’s Bakery Inc. Sunbeam ' lii Compare PET DAIRY PRODUCTS with any other Bristol, Tenn. Roanoke, Va. When You Think of Pecans and Candies Think of STUCKEY ' S PECAN SHOPPE Have You Been to Stuckey ' s Lately? " We Ship for You " Fine Pecan Candies, Guaranteed Fresh Bristol -Abingdon Highway MOORE-EARHART CO. Harness — Saddles Athletic Equipment Luggage Bristol, Va. MORRELL ' S SHOE SHOPPE 317 W. Main St. Phone MA 8-2872 New and Used Shoes for Sale MARTHA WASHINGTON INN Abingdon, Virginia For Your School Banquet and Dances Outfitters of High School and Col lege Teams Bristol, Virginia George W. Summerson, Manager Compliments of Crabtree Buick-Pontiac Co. FOMTiAC. Buick Pontiac WIDENER ' S RESTAURANT 24 Hour Service R. Lynn Fleenor, Owner Pontiac Opel TYPEWRITER SALES SERVICE CO. 832 State St. Bristol, Tenn. — Va. Bristol — Abingdon Highway — Abingdon, Va. Shaw-Walker Furniture R. C, Allen Typewriters Mosler Safes Park Belks Department Store Abingdon, Virginia MA 8-7401 THE CHICKEN INN RESTAURANT AND SHORE MOTEL 2 Miles East of Abin gdon on Route 11 Abingdon Virginia WALTER’S LUMBER CO. THE PLACE WHERE YOU WILL EIND EVERYTHING IN HOME MATERIALS Abingdon, Virginia Elliott Insurance Agency, Inc. Complete Insurance Service 182 E. Main St. Phone MA 8-2823 Abingdon, Virginia SUE ' S SHOP Ladies ' Ready-to-Wear Gifts Parties by Reservation Highway 1 Meadow View, Va, New Modern In Town PRESTON MOTEL W. Main Street Abingdon, Virginia Phone MA 8-3451 or MA 8-2666 U.S. 11-19-58 Restaurants Convenient KEMBLE COCHRAN COMPANY Established 1907 Booksellers, Stationeers, Engravers and Office Outfitters Bristol, Virginia — Tennessee VAN DERVORT ' S, INC. Paramount Building Van Dervort ' s Junior Boot Shop 10 Sixth Street Both in Bristol to Serve You Bristol, Tennessee Clifton Mutual Insurance Agency, Inc. Mutualize and Economize Now Paying Substantial Dividends Pho.ie MA 8-3183 Abingdon, Virginia Phone MA 8-7571 ROBERT ' S TIRE AND RECAPPING " Firestone Factory Method Retreading " Bank with West Main Street Abingdon, Virginia CENTRAL ESSO SERVICENTER See Us for the Best Service in Town FARMERS EXCHANGE BANK Abingdon, Virginia MA 8-7589 Member of FDIC Abingdon, Virginia Fine Class Rings Announcements Yearbooks Awards JOSTEN’S Since 1897 Representative: C. W. Winegar 412 Commercial Building Knoxville, Tennessee ABINGDON GROCERY COMPANY, INC. Wholesale Groceries Abingdon, Virginia Complimenl-s of ABINGDON MANUFACTURING COMPANY PEOPLE’S DRUG STORE Abingdon, Virginia BURKE PRINT SHOP Printers Rubber Stamps Scratch Pads by the Pound Corner Trigg and Nicholas Streets Abingdon, Virginia ABINGDON MOTOR COMPANY, INC. in Abingdon REX SHOPPING CENTER, INCORPORATED " Courteous Friendly Service Always " 1 Mile West of Abingdon on Abingdon-Bristol Highway THE JEWEL BOX YOUR FRIENDLY CREDIT JEWELER 529 State Street Bristol Virginia Compliments of W B B Columbus McKinnon Corporation Conveyor Division Abingdon, Virginia Manufacturers of Chains Hoists Conveyors and Mining Equipment KiMfi Co. BRISTOL ' S GREAT DEPARTMENT STORE The Largest and Most Complete Department Store Between Roanok e, Virginia and Knoxville, Tennessee Everybody Likes To Shop At Kings Bristol, Tennessee TUCKER REALTY COMPANY Sales — Appraisals Clifton Building Phones MA 8-7691 , MA 8-7692 Abingdon, Virginia ABINGDON AMOCO SERVICE Modern Automobile Care In Town Convenience Abingdon, Virginia Chevrolet Oldsmobile Corvette Corvoir F-85 Wilson Sporting Goods Go I f — Footbo 1 1 — Bosebo 1 1 Bosketbol I — Track — Tennis Win with Wilson Vance Supply Co. Washington Motor Company Abingdon, Virginia Washington County National Bank Complete Banking Service Offices at Two Convenient Locations Abingdon, Virginia Abingdon, Virginia C. R. Quesenberry Distributor of Gulf Oil Products Phone MA 8-2104 Abingdon Virginia THE GARRETT AGENCY, INC. PEARCE DRY CLEANERS 305 W, Main St. Abingdon, Va. 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Main Street Phone MA 8-3981 " Always the Best in Flowers and Service " Abingdon, Virginia Phone: MA 8-3181 i Pick Up and Delivery 7-Hour Service Free Moth Proofing Right Rotes ABINGDON CLEANERS AND LAUNDERERS Phone MA 8-31 91 ABINGDON FROZEN FOODS Food Processing and Refrigerated Storage Phone MA 8-7661 Abingdon, Virginia As you embark toward your Future, you will have many occasions to reflect back upon those at Abingdon High School who have helped to guide you to your course of life. To them ... be grateful. To yourself . . . be sure. HOUSE OF ROSSOFF Custom Draperies 13 Moore Street Bristol, Virginia ABINGDON OIL CO., INC. Your Friendly Shell Dealer 371 E. Main Street ABINGDON, VIRGINIA IN THE HEART OF THE SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS . j This is your town, Seniors of 1961. After graduation, some of you will stay here in Abingdon and go immediately into the business and professions surrounding you. Others will go on to college to further their education. 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