Aiken High School - Hornet Yearbook (Aiken, SC)

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THE HORNET Published by I fie Student Body AIKEN HIGH SCHOOL Aiken, South Carolina4 Scenes that mark our land . . . the wrought iron gate. Magnolias . . . polo ponies hoof scarred dirt roads. In the land of... Gently sloping hills of the golf course.... flowers and sunshine Laughter fills the air as the sunlight reflects the glory of velvety lawns and shadowy trees. 3FOREWORD Of Aiken Higfi. our Al ma Mater, we shall always have memories. Memories ol the excitement of sports, cramming for examinations, hours ol recitations, fellowship with classmates, and certainly shall we remember the traditions that make Aiken High School. Of these traditions the most cherished shall he the Alma Mater, bringing hack to us the spirit of sports, the glory of graduation, and the songs of praise to Aiken High s memory. As you, fellow student, turn the pages of this yearbook, may you follow through with us, the staff, the story ol our Alma Mater as we present it to you in pictures and words. Is Our Aiken High CONTENTS Classes . . . . .......... Page II Activities . . ............ Page 47 Sports......................Page 61 Features ............ Advertisements . . Page 73 Page 89DEDICATION We, the staff, respectfully dedicate the Hornet ol 1953. bor the past thirty-one years he has greatly influenced the lives of Aiken students and has shown to them sympathy, understanding, and never failing interest. I‘or these reasons —and many more-—we shall always remember him as our beloved teacher and most sincere friend.THE ADMINISTRATION County Board lo Right: MR. R. A. BRINKLEY. MR II. M. BYRD. MR. E. W. CLAMR. MR I B Rl I I . MRS E. I Kl WEDY. Chairman: MR. A. J. Rl riLAND, County Superintendent of I.duration: MR. U. 1'.. Ml I I (). MR. A. A. WKBB, MR. .1. A. KEEL. Absent When Picture Was Taken: MR. L. S. GUNTER. Beginning July I. 1952. tlie school dis-Iricls of Aiken County were dissolved into a county unit. Each high school will continue to have an Attendance Area Bo aid of Education. At present there are nine members on the County Board and five on the Attendance Area Board. MR. A. J. RUTLAND County Superintendent of Education bMR. L. K. HAGOOD Superintendent Board of Trustees left to Kiflfii• MR J. R. JOHNSON. MR. J. R. McTEER. MR. L. K. HAGOOD. MR. P. F. HENDERSON. Chairman: MR. C. H. MARVIN. JR.. MR. GEDDINGS WILLING. 7THE FACULTY MR. ROBERT B. BADERTSCHER.......................Shop MRS. HARRY O. BERGKAMP............Science MR. PAUL. DOBSON..................English MISS NORMA GUNTER...........................Commerce MISS MARGIE BOLLARD.............Latin. English MRS. MARGARET BOBO...........................English MRS. FRANCES W. DUGAN— I Ionic Economics, Science MR. A. H. HAWKINS........................Agriculture MISS ANN BARKER...................................... ( onunerce MRS. EUGENE CASEY.....................I.nglish, Science MR. J. B. EUBANKS.................blalhemalics. Science MISS MARY HELEN HILTON..........................Science MISS MARY LOU BARLOW............................Science MISS JOSEPHINE CROUCH.........................Librarian MRS. CHRISTINE FORRESTER........................English MRS. HOWARD KILBURN . . Science. Mathematics 8MRS. MARY MAY......................Physical Education MR. BURNEST NEEI...................Physical Education MRS. BLANCHE RUTLAND . . .. Social Studies MRS. CORA WLTHEREU....................English. French MRS. C. C. McKNIGHT............................Dietitian MRS. JEAN NORTON . . I lome Economics. Science MR PHIL HUFF SAWYER.....................Social Studies MR. JOHN WRENN..........................Social Studies MRS. HA EI. McNEIL Secretary to Princi nd MISS RUTH INABINETT........................Mathematics MRS. CONSTANCE SHARPE . . . English. Spanish MISS IRENE WRIGHT..........................Mathematics MRS. MARIE MONO .... Alathematics. Language MISS WILLETTE PADC.ET..........................English MR. W. T. SLAUGHTER..............................Music MISS BARBARA YOI NG . Secretary to Superintendent 9Planning Chopins it till concerto . . . astounding seniors already! . . . guess who? . . . milk maid ... a sun kissed Miss . . . muscles yet!! . . . leaning on the rock . . . fair weather—when friends get together. 10There a tower of truth and learning ... SENIORS HOBBY GUNNELS...............................................President DONNIE FULMER..........................................Vice President CLAIRE COURTNEY.............................................Secretary 12 FETE BERGAN I reasurerDELMA PATRICIA ADAMS Willing . . . dependable . . . been Honors al Brookland-Cayce High School. Q, • ,.. S. C. PATRICIA ANN ALLEN Clpiw . . . ri curious . . . fun lovin' flirt Senior Play: High limes 52-53: Honors al Linden High School, Linden. N. J. LAURA ELIZABETH ARTHUR Petite . . . tranipiil . . . big green eyes Glee Club 50-52. JOHN HENRY BAKER Efficient . . . ambitious aiul aspiring President of Student Council 52-53: National Honor S ciety 52-53; Senior Superlative: Boys Stale Kepresenta live 52; Senior Play: Basketball 1-5}; Baseball 32-53; Honors al Homestead High School. Homestead. I lurid.■ NORMAN CARL BEASLEY ( a refree . . . loi uacions . . . cooperative Honors al l lorence High School. I'lorence, S. C. PETER ARNDT BERGAN Clever . . . versatile . . . distinguished National Honor Society 52-53: Senior Superlative: Treasurer ui Senior ( lass: Assistant Director of Senior Play. BOBBIE JEAN BLACKMON Athletic . . . affable . . . jocund Basketball 49-53: Captain 52-53; Student Council 19-51: Hi Times 49-50: J. H. A. 50-53; Block A” Club 0- ) 3; Senior Superlative. CAROLYN MAVIS BOATNER Friendly . . . poised . . . good twirler Majorette 52-53: ( horns 52-53: Honors at Spalding High School. (iriffin. Georgia. SENIORSSENIORS PATRICIA MARGARET BRADBERRY Serene . . . alert . . . taelful Honors at Castleberry Hit'll School. Castleberry. Alabama. BETTY SUE BRADLEY hffident . . . jorial . . . carefree Band 19-53: Majorette ‘52-53: Hi Times 52-53; Chorus 51-52: Secretary of Homeroom 52-53. BLAIR CLARKE BURGESS I alentetl . . . clever . . . "Beowulf Soloist of All-Slate Band 52: Quill and Scroll 52-53: Hi limes 52-53; Senior Superlative; Block “A Club 52-53: Senior Piny; Irack learn 52-53: Band 51-53: Student Director 52-53. MARLENE KAY BURTON Demure . . . friendly . . . goat I natured I lonors at Melroy I figh School. Melroy. Indiana. THELMA MAE BUTLER Capable . . . carefree . . . congenial Band 52-53: Honors at Saratoga High School. Saratoga. New York. BETTYE RUTH CHOATE Musically inclinetl . . . eager . . . motlest Band 2-53: Hi limes 52-53: f'uture leathers Club 52- 5: Senior Play: Honors at Greenbrier High School. ( Jreenbrier, 1 ennessee. DOLORES ANN CARDELINO Singer . . . good figure . . . ;wised Honors at Sparrows Point High School. Sparrows Point. Maryland. NANCY ANN CARTER Affable . . . efficient . . . eager Student Council 19-50: May Day Attendant 19-50: I. II. A. 50-51; Hornet Staff 51-52. 14JOHN SIDNEY CLARK Carefree . . . agreeable . . . competent I . I'. A. 1)2-53: I rack 52: Secretary f Nature ( I ill) 19-50. WILLIAM ROSS CLARK "Bill' . . . liltes to argue . . . candid . . . cordial I)ehaling 51-52: Menial Contestant 51: I rack 50-51: Block "A CIul) 51-53; Manors al Seminole High School, Sanford, 1‘lorida. IRIS MELLAME CLOUGH Willing . . . dynamic . . . good matured Honors at Starke I ligli School, Starke. Morida. GLORIA DARE COLLINS Cdo Cdo" .. . rim . . . vigor . . .and vitality Hornet Staff 52-53; National Honor Society 52-53: Quill and Scroll 52-53; Hi limes 52-53; Junior Play: Senior Play: Senior Superlative: Winner of Voice of Democracy Contest. CONSTANCE CONVERSE Wise . . . witty . . . winsome Hornet Staff -19-50. 51-5); Business Manager 52-53: National Honor Society 51-53; Vice-President 52-53; Quill and Scroll 52-53: Junior Play: Senior Superlative; Student Council 51-52: f). A. K. Award: 'Pine Needles 51-52. ELLEN COPPAGE Loves fan . . . attractive . . . guy Honors at North Augusta High Stliool. North Augusta. s. c. ELEANOR CLAIRE COURTNEY Petite . . . poised . . . urtistic Secretary of Senior ( lass: National Honor Society 52 53: Cheerleader 52-53; Senior Play: Block A Club 52-53; Hi l imes 49-50: Vice-President ol Homeroom 50-51. LOLUCE BRADFORD COURTNEY Responsible . . . genial . . . lilies horses Student Council 52: i e-President of ( ouncil 52: hmior Play; Quill and Scroll 52-5 3: Vice-President 2 53: National Honor Society 2-53; Measurer 2-53: Senior Superlative; Pine Needles il-52. 15 SENIORSSENIORS ELEANOR WILDS CULLUM F.l ... talented . . . gracious . . . happy go lucky Hi I Imps 50-53; Business Manager 52-53; National Honor Society 52-53; Quill and Scroll 51-53: Student Council 19; Senior Superlative; Treasurer of Homeroom 1-32: ( liorus 10-51: Band 39-53. JOAN DANCE Amiable . . . animated . . . domestic I. II. A. 2-53: Honors at Coventry lligli School. Cox-entry. IvMiod e Island. JANE DRAKE Pleasant . . . friendly . . . quiet Honors at I.aurensburg High School. Laurcnslmrg. Texas. BARBARA ANN DRIVER Poised . . . popular . . . progressive Student Council 19-50: Glee Cluh 19-51: Band 50-52: Horn i t Staff 31-53: C lass Kditor 52-53: National Honor Sm ietv 1 )3: lunior Play: President of Homeroom 32-53. ROBERT HARTCEE DUNCAN Married . . . placid . . . gay football 48-53; Baseball 18-53. BEVERLY ANN DUTY Serene . . . agreeable . . . amiable J. H. A. 52-53. BARBARA ELLIOTT Athletic . . . dependable . . . likes fun Basketball 52-53: Honors at Soddy-Daisy High School Soddy. I ennessee. OWEN RILEY FAUST Quick untied . . . amiable . . . tlebonair I . I . A. 2- )3: Senior Play: Honors • t Windsor High School. Windsor. S. C. 16HUGH LYCURGUS FORREST Moody . . . loyal . . . sjtorts fiend football 18-52: Co-Cap tain 52: Baseball 18-53: Block "A" Club 50-53: Vice-President 52-53: I . I . A. 52-53: Secretary 52-53; President of Homeroom 51-52; I rack 51-53: Senior Superlative; Best Bhx ker Award. VIRGINIA FREDERICKSON Dainty . . . pretty . . . domestic May Day Attendant 49: Basketball 49-51: Block "A” ( bib 51-52: Sponsor of Junior ( lass 52; I. II. A. 51 President of Recreation Club 49. DONALD LINWOOD FULMER lull of fun . . . capable . . . dry humor football -19-52: I rack 50-53: Blo k A Club 51-53; ice-President of the Senior Class; I . I'. A. 52-5 3: Treasurer 52-53; Hornet Stalf 52-53: Basketball Manager 52. GRACE VALERIA GANTT Pelite . . . gracious . . . song bird J. II. A. 49-51: Cborus 51-52; President of Homeroom 50-51: Student C ouncil 52-53. SYLVIA ANN GEORGE I dependable . . . reserved . . . diligent Hornet Staff 52-53: Hi Times 50-51; Debating 51-52; National Honor Society 52-53; Cborus 52-53; Secretary of Handicraft Club 50-51. NANCY JEAN GIBSON Animated . . . sincere . . . dimples I lonors at Oakway I ligli School, Westminster, South Carolina. DOLORES VEARN GRAMLING "Mrs. ' . . . placid . . . modest I lonors at Kennett I figh School. Kennett, Missouri. JUNO LOUISIA GREENWOOD Cooperative . . . cordial . . . demure Honors at DeKalb County High School. Port Payne, Alabama. SENIORSSENIORS TOMMY BREWER GRIFFIN Keen . . . efficient . . . coni xtnionable Hornet Stall 51-53: President ol Quill nnd Stroll 52 51: National Honor Society 52-51; Vice-Presidont ol Junior Class; Senior Superlative; Block "A Clul) 51-)J: Senior Play: Boys State Representative 52. ROBERT EARL GUNNELS Animuted . . . knowing . . . popular football 49o2; Golf 50 53; track 50-53: Block A ( lull 50-53: President of Junior ( lass: President of Senior ( lass; I Iornet Staff 52-53: Mr. King Teen. JAMES CALVIN HARRISON Drawl . . . winning smile . . . nice to know Honors at Jasper High School. Jasper. Alabama. LOUISE BROWN HASELDEN Mrs. . . . friendly . . . capable Honors at Lake City High School. Lake C ity. S. C. LOUISE HEATH Placid . . . knowing . . . affable J. II. A. 19-53: Secretary 52 51: Vice-President of Home room 49-50; National Honor Society 51-53. JULIE STUART HENDERSON Popular . . . charming . . . radiant May Queen; National Honor Society 52-53; f'oothall Queen 50; Hornet Staff 51-53: Secretary of Student Council 50; Senior Play: Basketball 50-52: Quill and Scroll 51-53. NANCY HENSON Carefree . . . kindly . . . efficient J. II. A. 32-53: Honors at Bethel High School. Waynes ville, North Carolina. ELAINE HERDE Efficient . . . adept . . . secretarial Honors at Columbia High School. Richland. Washington. 18LUCY EVELYN HERRIN Serene . . . l irully . . . genial Band 49-51; J. II. A. 52-53: Glee Clul) 49-50. DOROTHY' HERRON Jolly . . . capable . . . sincere Student ( ouncil 52: I. II. A. 52-51; Glee Club 49-50. SHIRLEY CORNELIA HOLCOMBE Gay . . . sense of humor . . . venturesome I lonors at South Broward I ligh School. I lollywood. I lorida. MARY MAGALENE HOLSENBACK Congenial . . . reserved . . . typist J. H. A. 49-52; "Pine Needles” 52-53. ROBERT HENRY HUMPHREYS Alert . . . gay spirited . . . ambitious Band 52-53; I lonors at Statesville Senior High School, Statesville. N. C. WANDA PAYE HUTCIIINSON Charming . . . wised . . . a It native I. II. A. 52-53; Chorus 52-53: Honors at Robert E. Lee High School, Jacksonville, I'lorida. HANSFORD TILLMAN JOHNSON 'lee' . . . capable . . . quiet . . . affable National Honor Society 51-53: President 32-53; Track 51: Football 50-52; Quill and Scroll 53: Block "A" Club Hi limes 52-53; "Pine Needles" 51-52: Student Council 53. WILLIAM CYLER JOHNSTON Well dressed . . . easy going . . . gallant Treasurer of Junior Class: Student Council 52: President of Homeroom 52-53. 19 SENIORSSENIORS ANNE VIRGINIA KIPPENBROCK .oik . . . loinible and loquacious Secretary of Homeroom 50-51; Hi-Times 51-53: ( ircula-tion Manager 52-53: Quill and Scroll 51-53: Secretary 52-53: National Honor Society 51-53: Senior May: Senior Superlative. EDDIE LEWIS LARSEN Keen . . . wrsatile . . . companionable Quill and Scroll 52-5}; Hi limes l-)2: Sports Pditor 51-52; Trade 51-53: Clieerlcader 51-52; Senior Superlative: Blink “A" Club 51-53; Junior Play: Senior Play. VIRGINIA MAY LARSEN Resowed . . . genial . . . amiable I. I I. A. 19-53; I lonors at other schools. GEORGE ARTHUR LINDELL Prompt . . . capable . . . companionable loot ha 11 17-52: Baseball 17-53; Senior Play: P. P. A. 52-53. ALMA ELIZABETH LYBRAND ComfXinionable . . . ready or un . . . light hearted Student Council 51-52: Hi Times 52-53: National Honor Society 51-53. JOHN FREDERICK LYONS "Bud ' . . . lovable scatterbrain . . . tabes life easy Football 50-52: Track 50-52; Block "A" Club 51-53; S nior Superlative. SYLVIA McELMURRAY 'Mac . . . easy going, happy go lucky. loyal Chorus 19-53: Basketball 51-53. SELENA MEEKS Jovial . . . loquacious . . . quick wilted Basketball 52-5 3; ( heerleader 52-53; F. I'. A. Sweetheart 52; Block “A” Club 52-53; Honors at Kite High School. Kite, Georgia. 20I.ORA JEAN MONT JOY Loquacious . . . energetic . . . able Honors nt Camden High School, Woodbine, Georgia. WILLIAM ALBERT MORRIS Lager . . . aspiring . . . shrewd Student Council 52. LOUIE RUDOLPH MOSELEY Rudy'' . . . deliberate . . . energetic Football 18-52: I . F. A. 52-53: Reporter 52-53: Glee Club 19-51: Track 50-51: Block “A” Club 19-53; Hi I iines 19-50: President ol Airplane Modeling Club 50-51 VERA INEZ MOTE Smart . . . cordial . . . efficient Student Council 52: National Honor Society 52-53: Honors at Pepperell lligli School, I .indale, Georgia. Honors at Butler High School. Princeton. Kentucky. SAMUEL SMITH OUZTS Flirtin' . . . friendly . . . folly and spirited President of Homeroom 51: Football 19-52: Block A’’ Club 49-53; Treasurer of Homeroom 52; Senior Superlative. FERREL WILLIAM OWENS Good natured . . . ready to laugh . . . friendly I lonors at Blackville I ligh School. Blackville. S. C. SHIRLEY ELIZABETH PACK Modest . . . reserved . . . companionable I lonors at DuPont High School, Tennessee. SENIORSSENIORS WAYNE PACK Get with us . . . happy go-lucky . . . smart I ill 52-53: Block "A Club 52-53. NELLIE JOSEPHINE PATTERSON Serene . . . genial . . . jovial National Honor Society 52-53: Band 50-53: Drum Major 52-53: Secretary ol Homeroom 51-52. WILLIAM LEONARD PAYNE "Bill . . . resented . . . affable . . . knowing Honors at lort Lauderdale High School. lort Laudcr-dale. I'lorida. GARY GENE PERRY (rood speaking voice . . . quiet . . . likeable I lonors at other schools. DOROTHY MAE PIERCE C iic . . . amiable . . . fascinating National Honor Society 50-52: Chorus 52-53: Honors at Kennewick High School. Kennewick. Washington. BETTY JEAN PORTMAN Bunny . . . high stepping majorette . . . different Majorette 51-53: Chorus 51-52: Honors at Ouachita Parish High School, Monroe. Louisiana. JEANE BRANCH PROFFITT Married . . . reserved . . . dignified I lonors at Selma I ligh School, Selma, North Carolina. DAVID RONALD QUATTLEBAUM C arefree . . . debonair . . . bold I'oothalj 50-53: Co-Captain 53: Block "A” Club 19-53: I rac k 1-53; Best Linesman Award. 22ROBERT HAROLD QUATTLEBAUM Faithful . . . affable . . . eager Manager of Baseball I emu 51: I'. F. A. 50-53: Judging I cam: C liorus 5 1-53. JAMES EVERARD RAFFIELD Bold . . . boisterous . . . lovable Cheerleader 50-51: Glee ( lub 50-51: Manager of l oot It,ill I'cam 51-52: Manager ol Baseball 1 earn 52: Presi-denl of Homeroom 51-52; Hornet Staff 52-53. IDA LEE REDD Quiet . . . reserved ... a ffable J. H. A. 51-53: Poetry Club 50-51. WILLIAM SCOTT RHYNE Foised . . . studious . . . neat I lonors at oilier s bools. GEORGE SAMUEL ROE Radical . . . self fissured . . . good guy football 19-51: Baseball 51. JERRY RONALD RUTLAND Dynamic . . . straight forward . . . candid National Honor Society 52-53: Hornet Staff 51-53; Senior Class I.ditor 52-53: Band 47-53; Junior Play; Senior Play. ANDREW GARY SEIGLER "Brother . . . campus casanoia . . . agreeable . . . gooil looking Football 49-52: Track 50-52: Block "A" Club 50-53; President 52-5 3; Student ( ouncil 5 b Senior Superlative: I . I A. 49-53; President 52-53; Most aluablc Football Player: Hornet Staff 52-53. LORENE JOAN SEIGLER Friendly . . . jovial . . . amiable (dee Club 19-50: Student Council 50-52: May Day Attendant 50-52; Basketball 50-51; President of I. II. A. 52 53. SENIORSSENIORS MARTHA VIRGINIA SEIGLER Dependable . . . ca fable . . . sincere National Honor Society 52-53: President of Homeroom 51-52: Secretary-Treasurer of Homeroom W-50: Secretary of Homeroom 51-52: .1. II. A. 49-51 Secrelary-I reasurer 19-50: President of Handicraft Club 49-50. HEYWARD JUNIOR SHEALY Quiet . . . unassuming . . . i olile F. F. A. 52-53. HELEN CAROL SHOCKEV "Shock . . . perl . . . sparkling . . . eager National Honor Swirly 52-51: Hi Times 52-53: Horni:t Staff 52-53; Student ( ouncil 52; "Pine Needle ” 51-52; Senior Play: Senior Su| erlative. MARGARET GAIL SLOAN Vivacious . . . ambitious . . . competent Pditor of Hi Times: Miss I li Miss: National Honor S»-ciety 2-5 3; Mental Contestant 19-52: Band 49-53; Quill and Scroll 51-53; Senior Play: Vice-President of Homeroom 51-52. PATRICIA LAURA SMALLEY Good natured . . . attractive . . . sincere Hi limes Sponsor 52-53: Band 19-52; F. F. A. Queen 1: National Honor Society 51-53: Secretary 52-53; Vice-President of Homeroom 51-52; Hi Times 52-53. MARION RUTH SMITH Domestic . . . resented . . . self-assured Honors at Hichman County High School, Tennessee. SYLVIA IRENE STOKES Cordial . . . understanding . . . street Social Club; J. H. A.; Secretary-Treasurer of Homeroom. 24 ERNEST MERRILL TARBOX Retiring . . . persistent . . . diligent Honors at Mauldin High School, Greenville, S. C.GATHERIN'!: LORIE THOMPSON Reliable . . . sincere . . . pretty eyes J. H. A. 52-53. MARY PATRICIA TOOLE Cameo complexion . . . petite . . . efficient lli Times 51 5 3; National Honor Sx iely II 5 3: Sponsor lor Settlor ( loss; Quill and Scroll 51-5 3; Vice-President of Homeroom 51-52: Glee Club 19-53: ' Pine Needles 51-52: Student Council 51. ELIZABETH GORDON TYLER Capable . . . animated . . . ready for fun I dilor ol IIornit: Senior Superlative; National Honor Society 51-5 3; Quill and Stroll 52-5 3: Band -17-53: Secretary of Band 52-53: Secretary ol Homeroom 51-52: Student Council 19-50: Mental Contestant 50-53. VERN VELTMAN 7 netful . . . sensible . . . com tosed Honors at Centralia High School. Centralia. Illinois. JOHN MILTON WAHL I)e terulable . . . willing . . . co ofyeraiive Band 52-53: Senior Play: I . F. A. 52-53: Honors at Wheaton High School. Wheaton, III. LAURA JEANETTE WALKER Quiet . . . reserved . . . nice J. II. A. 51-53: Ml Club: Glee Club 52-53: Honors at Windsor High School, Windsor. S. C. PATRICIA ANN WATTS Keen . . . poised . . . alert Honors at Scott Plains High School. Stott Plains, New Jersey. ANN CARROLL WEITZEL Outstanding . . . studious . . . animated Mental Contestant 50-52: Quill and Scroll 52-5 J: Na-tional Honor Society 51-53: Hi Times 52-53: News I'.di-tor 52-53: Debating 51-52: Junior Play: Senior Superlative: Lditor of "Pine Needles" 52-53. SENIORS 25SENIORS MARGARET VIRGINIA WHITTLE Affable . . . always smiling . . . retiring J. H. A. 52-53. GEORGIA HELEN WIDENER Sincere . . . petite . . . resented National Honor Society 51-5 5: Vice-President ol Homeroom 50-51: J. II. A. ‘19-51: Taxidermy Club 50-51. CAROLYN R. WOODARD Popular . . . loquacious . . . animated l oot ha II Queen 51: Cheerleader 50-53; National Honor Society 51-53: Hi Times 50-53: Mental C ontestant 51-52: Quill and S roll 51-53: Treasurer 53; Basketball 50-53: Sponsor lor Freshman Class. EUNICE R. WOODWARD Modest . . . genial . . . steady J. II. A. 50-53: Library Club 52-53: President 52-53: Cdee C lub 50-51. MAXINE LOUISE WRIGHT Ple€isant . . . likeable . . . easy going Honors at Lynn View High School. Kingsport. T CARL YOUNG Sutn»e . . . well dressed . . . mannerly F. F. A. 52-53: Football 51-52; Block "A" Club 53; Senior Superlative: I rack 53. SHIRLEY JEANNE WOODWARD Sincere . . . responsible . . . frierully “Pine Needles" 51-52; J. H. A. 19-53. 26THROUGH THE YEARS As May wi th its array of spring-time colors fades slowly into June, the thoughts of tlie Aiken I ligh Seniors turn toward graduation and the realization that we are now taking our places in the world of today. Assembled together for the last time, awaiting our diplomas, vve suddenly realize that the wonderful times we have shared are quickly drawing to a close. Years spen I tak ing part in the various school activities will become part of our past. Memories will serve as the only link between the school we love and the future that lies before us. As the commencement program progresses, my thoughts, along with those of my classmates. slowly drill back to the bright September morning in 1941 when this new life opened for us. W ith a slight adjustment, grammar school became an important phase of our life. Climl ring the steps of knowledge, we also found time lor our toy orchestra, instruction in art. and our daily baseball game. Soon we rea bed our senior year at grammar school, and wi ill il came the crowning ol the Queen and King of May, the lirst publication of Lo- l imes. the grammar school newspaper, and the general anticipation of entering Junior I ligh the lollowing year. Junior High was everything we had expected. Mr. W illis became principal our first year and helped us to become a part of the school that means so much to us today. After the inevit able confusion of the lirst few days, we became accustomed to changing classes: and in a short time we were a very important part of the school. With our studies well in hand, we undertook our first play—'Captain John Smith, which we thought was an excellent portrayal. Our final year in Junior High brought about several fhanges. We began to take an active part in Junior I ligh Student Council, the basketball tournaments, and various clubs. As the freshmen of Aiken High, we moved ahead in the field of sports and became interested in elections and the various school publications. Our sophomore year followed with parties and dances. For the first time we real- ized the value of the social phases of school life. I he summer following our sophomore year, vve made our first attempt to raise money by having concessions at baseball games. At last we were Juniors! I he Savannah River Project increased the size of our student body as well as the size ol the city ol Aiken. We welcomed the new students that joined our class and together we shared a very eventful year. We began to hold important positions on I li limes, "Pine Needles." and I he Hornet. National I lonor Society tapped several of our classmates, and vve learned to work together for the goal we were to reach. As Juniors vve recognized the fact that we must start raising money to entertain the Seniors. so vve peddled peanuts at loot ball games, sponsored the Junior Class Dance, and presented I he Skeleton Walks." I he highest point of our Junior year, the fabulous Junior-Senior Banquet and Dance, was held aboard the S. S. Starliner. And then, suddenly we were Seniors, proudly displaying our class rings. Our goal was Washington, and again plans for raising money were carefully considered. We started our campaign with a loothall game between the Seniors and Underclassmen; then came the annual Harvest Carnival and Rest Assured. our hilarious Senior play. Our Senior trip was assured and we arrived in Washington during the most colorful season. All to quickly we were home again, looking forward to the closing events of our Senior year. The crowning ol the May Queen and the delight-ful banquet given in our honor by the Juniors brought to an end the social activities of our high school career. All memories! Y es. but wonderful ones. Now as vve are together for the last time to receive our diplomas, we know that Aiken High will always hold a special place in our hearts. Years may dim our recollection. I ime its change may bring. Still thy name in fond affection Evermore we sing. B. D.JUNIORS WRAY DAVIS. BOYCE BELL BOBBY OSBON. MARY ELIZABETH SCOTT CLs test's BOBBY OSBON..........................................President MARY ELIZABETH SCOTT............................Vice President WRAY DAVIS...........................................Secretary BOYCE BELI...........................................Treasurer 28JUNIORS First Row. BOBBY ALEXANDER. NANCY APPEL. MARY ANN AUSTIN. PAUL BALLAH. JACK BARNES. Second Row. WALTER BASS. JIM BECKMAN. BOYCE BELL. DOLLY BLAKE. BIIJJF. JO BLANTON. I'liirtt Row: JIM BOURQUE. LEON BOYD. JERRY ANN BRAY. NINA BROUGHTON. RAY BROWDER. lOorih Row: PEGGY BROWN. MIKE Bl RKI'IT. JEAN BURR ELI.. II AN BURT. MARY LEE BYRNE. Fi ifc Row: FARNHAM CANEY. ANITA CHANDLER. WENDY CLARK. CYNTHIA COURTNEY. BILLY COWAN 29JUNIORS irsi Row: JOAN COWAN. BILL CROW!:. PAUL CUDE. DON DAMEWOOD. CAROLE DANCE. Sccon'l Row: WRAY DAVIS. RAY DERRICK. CLARENCE DISMUKE. DOROTHY DRAKE. A LI RID DRUM. r unl Row: HORACE EDWARDS. J. L. EIDSON. ROBERT EIJJOTT. ('HARM S ELLISON. MARION EUBANKS. I'ourtl, Row: TINA EUSTIS. BILL FARMER. FAY FERGUSON. BOBBY FORESTER. JOE FOWLER. l ifil, Row: VIVIAN FOX. WAYNE FREED. ALFRED GALLOWAY. ARNOLD GARVIN. JOHANNA GIBBS. 30JUNIORS First Row: DON ('.ILL. PAL GILMLR. TLD GOMIIJJON. NOLAN GORHAM. II M I'l l GRAHAM. Second Row: JOYCE GREGORY. PATSY GREGORY. ELIZABETH GRICE, ROSE CAROL GUNTER. BETTY HALL. Thud R»u I AMI SHALL.LENOR HAIi, NANO HAM II LON. ROTH HARBISON, LEON HAYES Fourth Row: GLENN HENDERSON. WOODROW HENDERSON. MARGIE HERRON. TOMMY HILL. DUI KI LL HOLCOMB. Fifth Row: BILLY HOLLEY. PEGGY HOLLEY. SHIRLEY HUTTO. BETTY LAWLEY. RICHARD LINDELL 31JUNIORS First Row: BETTY JOHNSON. KAY JONES. CHARLES KEENER. BETTY KIERBOW. MARY LYBRAND. Second | Row: GENE MAHAN. THOMAS MASTERS. AQUILLA McCATHERN. SHELBY MELTON. CAROLE Third Row: LEE MONTJOY. JEAN CITE MOORE. TED MOORE. BARBARA MUNDY. BILLY MINDY. Fourth Row: FLOYD NORMAN. BOBBY OSBON. JACK OSBORNE. RUTH OWENS. PATSY PAGE. Fifth Row: JOAN PALMER. TERRY PALMER. VERNON PARKER. BARBARA PICKERING. CLAIJDITTE PLOT!. 32JUNIORS First Row. JUNIOR POITEVINT. JAMES QUATTLEBALJM. BARBARA RABORN. SHELTON RANDALL. HENRY RANKIN. Second Row. JANETH. RAYBURN. OLEEN REDD. BETIY REVIS. CHRISTINE RICHARDSON. HI RBI RI RICHARDSON. Third Row: JUDY RIEESTAIIL. DONN ROBINSON. KENNETH ROGERS. DONALD ROLLINS. WILEY ROLLINS. Fourth Row: LEE ANNLTII ROWLAND. RONALD ROYAL. IANE RYON. 1)01 SANDERS. MARY I I l ABI III S t IT. Fifth Rou : SEIIRLEY SMITH. RALPH SMITH. BRUCE SNIPES. MILDRED SNIPES. OLIVIA SNIPES. 33JUNIORS First Row: LOUS SNYDER. JOHN SONNKBORN. CARROIJ. SPERRY. MARY ANN SPRAWLS. RONNIE STEELE. Second Row: MARQL'I I II STONKKING, SHIRLEY STUART. MARCEL SULLIVAN. HAS ID TARBOX. DORTHA TEEL. Third Row: JUNE TROLLINGER. DOROTHY TURNER. LAIIOMA VALENTINE RAYMOND VINCENT. RICHARD VINEYARD. Fourth Row: BETITY WEAVER. LAURA Will LITE. BLAINE WILLAFORD. CLYDE WILLING. HAROLD WILLIS. Filth Row: PEGGY WINGMELD. ANNETII. WOOD. ROBERT WRIGHT. CATHERINE YOUNG. JUANITA YOUNG. 34SOPHOMORES BETTY JEAN ALDRIDCE JANICE BAIRD JANET MARIK BAKER IIAROLD BALL RONALD BEASLEY STEWART BET BARBARA BIAIR W ILLARD BOND BETTY BOOZER ERANGES BOREN DUNBAR BOYD DANNY BRADLEY OLIVER BRINSON WALTER Bl RCKHALTER E.MMI I II Bl RNS SALLY JEAN BUSBEL SARAH Bl '11 J R iackie: i e:e: calm r i joe: carpenter BILLY C ARSWELL JACK CARTER CORRI NA ( l I 1 I BETTY JO CECIL SHIRLEY CHAIViAN JAMES CLEMONS MAX COLEMAN MICHAEL COLLINS Di ) LI) ( ( )()PI R DORIS COPELAND EDMUND CORTEZ GLI .NN COt JRTNEi LARRY COURTNEY O’NEIL COURTNEY DONNA ( RADIX x k BE RT CULPEPPER I I DAVIS LEGENE DAVIS MARY DAY I RI DA DORMAN ROSS DOWNEY patsy duke: ini DUNCAN CARROLL I)Y( MIS BARBARA ECKEL SANDRA EDWARDS 35SOPHOMORES WILLY ENGLISH CECIL KIHERREDGE EDWARD l.l BANKS CAROL I ALKINBl JRG GEORGIA EAl LKM R RUBY ANN I AULKM .R THOMAS IOGLL MARY FOLLY JAM. FORESTER l()ll I ()RRI STER MARRY FOSTER BARBARA FRANCISCO jean I RANK GENE I RUM AN TOM FRLIDAY CECIL GENTRY SHELBY GENTRY CAROLYN GOODWIN LOUIS GOODWIN MARGIE GORDON GEORGE GREGORY ROSI LYN (.Ril l III! ADDISON HALL BETTY HALL EMILIE HAI L KAREN HANSEN l| | ||l ll 'i l -I REDD IE 11 LAI 11 GARY HELMS MARGIE HENDRIX TOMMY HEYWARD (TIARLES IIIGGINBOTTI AM JOYCE HUI.SEY iac:kii: jackson AMY JAMES ANN JOHNSON DI NT IOIINSON L. W. JOHNSON IIM JONES SANDY JONES EDWARD KIT I. B. A. KELLY KAY KENNEDY LOU NN Kl RR BETTY KEY 36SOPHOMORES EARL KEY ll SSII LEA KE HAROLD KNII I IM N.W KNIGIII MARY KNOPH SARITA LaCA E JON LACKEY RICHARD LANC.DON IDONNA LARSEN JAMES LATOl RETTE EUGENI LIAPORD JOYCE LiCiRAXDE DO'ITIE I INDSAY ii i i ll UNI SI LAMAR LOTT (Oi l I X I.OW’HI AD I DWARI) I.YBRAXD MARY MADDOX KI LLY MAXORl 'M EVELYX MARCI IhAXKS IRIJ) MAXWI J J. WILLIAM MAY XORRIS McEl JIAXXOX l McC.HEE YVOXXI. Md AGOAR P I AMES METTS SHARI IO MILKEREIT SAMMIL MILLER BIN. MOXT IOY gwi:xdolexi: MOOX IOYCL MOSI LI Y PATTY MOSI LI T Rl 'III A XX MOl I TRIE ( HART1 I Mi Kl NFUSS BOBBli; II AX Ml RPIIY XORMA MURRAY MITCHI LL XELMS DON XI I S )N IOAXII . XI LSOX DAVID XIAV BI-VERLY XEW’MAX KAY OLSON III I I X OWI s IOELLEN OWENS JUDY PAD A VICK 37SOPHOMORES PATRICIA PARROTT JON PATTIS LARRY PAYNE r m mu i dps DEWEY plunk itt daphne pri:m: GARY prom in GAIL PUC KELT NANC Y POTMAN NLLSON QUEEN CECIL R A BOR N I AYE R KLEY DAII RAY GLLNDA REAVES DANNY REDD DONALD REDD IIWY REDD LOUSE RIA'IS Bl I IY RIC HARDSON HI I I A RIC HARDSON GERTRUDE RIDGELL ROGER RODDA WALTER ROGERS MARII ROLLINS DIANE ROWLAND MARTHA RUSHTON DRAY TON SANDERS RAYMOND SANDERS PHILIP STALL ROSE MARY SEIGLER DAVID SEXTON GLORGIANNA SHAEEER MARIE SHELTON TOMMY SHI I TON GERALD SI H TORI) W. R SI II LORD LAIRD SLADE SYLVIA SLAYTON CHARLES SMITH JACQUELINE SMITH JOE SMITH SHIRLEY ANN SMI TH M RSHA SPARKS ANMTLA SPRUELL Helen stewart 38SOPHOMORES I I AVIS SULLIVAN GAIL SWAN M R HAROLD TEMPLE JOE THOMPSON RUTH THOMPSON KENNETH THORNTON JOHN TODD VIRGINIA TREADAWAY JOHN VANDERBl JRGII SANDRA VANDIVER LANNIE VARNEY BOBBY VERNON III I .IN VOGT SANDRA VOIGT JOE WALLACE PETE WALLACE JANICE WARLICK RONALD WLEKLEY PERRIN WELLS DONALD WHEELER STEVE WHITLEY CAROL W1LLAFORD DONALD WILLIAMSON RHONDA WILLIAMSON ALICE WILLING ELISE W ILLING BILLY W II S()N GEORGI WILSON BILLY WINDHAM CAROLYN WISE II AN WOMACK BETTY JEAN W OOD JOAN WOOD BARBARA ANN WRIGHT JANE YORKFRESHMEN First Row: LF.SLIF. AHRENS. GLADYS ANDERSON. NATAI.il ANDERSON. DAN ARTHUR. RONALD BALL. JEAN BARTON. BILLIE LAYL BEASLEY. BILL BECKMAN Second Row: MARY KAY BEERS. BITI YE Bl VI LI Y. ROSALI I BERGER. JAMES BINNICKER. DIANI BLAKE. JAMES BONNEIT. MARTIN BC)() .! R. EDNA BOSLER. Third Row: DORIS BOURQUE. HOWARD BOYD. JOYCE BRADLEY. KENNETH BRAGG. LEE BRIT I. DAN ID BROOKS. DUANE BROOKS. EDDIE BROWN. Fourth Row: EDDIE RAY BROWN. JACKIE BROWN. TOMMIE MAI . BRUCE. ELEANOR BUEORD. I RMA LOU BURNS. ELLEN BUSCH. HARRY BUTLER. CAROL BUTTS. Fifth Row: JAMES CADWALLADER. LLOYD COLWELL. MARY EVELYN GALES. MARGARI I CATE. RUS-SEIT CFJDA. DIANA CHANDLER. IRMA CHANDLER. MERIELI.E CHARDE.NET. Sixth Row: JOAN CI'IASSEREAU. ZELMA CHRISAWN. IIMMY ( LARK. RACHI.L ( LARK. YVONNL CLARK. LAMAR CLOUGH. PATSY COLLINS. DELORISE COOK. Seventh Row: HAROLD COOK. INEZ COOK. JOHN CONWAY. SISSY COTHRAN. JUDY CO I'll R. RON NI LI. COTTON. BO COWARD. I UR ST CRIDER. 40FRESHMEN First Row. DAVID CROUCH. SARAH CROWE. VIRGINIA CUMBER. ELAINE DACEY. CLYDE DAMS. PHILLIP Dll .17. PEGGY DONAHUE IA K DORN. Second Row: ELIZABETH DOVER. BEVERLY DRIV ER. MAR INA DRUM. CARLOS I I.1.101 I. IIMMY I MOW. JOYCE EUBANKS. EMORY FERGUSON. RICHARD FERRIS. Third Row. JOYCE FLOYD. RONNIE FOSTER. GUENDA FRANCISCO. STEVE FULXJER. RAEBURN GAU GHER. CHARI I S GARNER. FRED GENTRY. TOMMY GIBBS. Fourth Row: BETTY GILBERT. BILL GILLUM. SUE GIROD. SYLVIA GLASS. DAVID GOAD. ANNA GOING. JOAN GOODE. GENEVA GRAHAM. Fifth Row: WILLBURN GRAVES. BILLIE GREEN. MALCOMB GREENE. HUGH DON GREGG. ELLYN GRIE NTH. ALFRED GUNTER. MARTHA GILES. EVELYN HALL. Sixth Row. IUNE HALL. BILLY HAMILTON. IOHNNY HAMMONDS. IERRELL HAMMONTRI I'. ALLEN HARDEN. MARILYN IIARGISS. ( RI. IIARRI I X . II AM III IIARRELSON. Seventh Row. ROBERT HARTLEY. JIMMY IIATI II 1.1). ALVIN HAWKINS. CHARLES HI AIII. KENNETH HER-RELL. Cl .ll l HERRICK. FRANCES HERRIN. MARTHA LOU HERR INC ',. 41FRESHMEN l:irst Row: SA1J.IF. HERRMANN. JAMES HIGGI NBOTHAM. SARAH HOLDEN. JANET HOLLEY. ALVIN HOL-SENBACK. LONNIE. HOPEWELL, JANE HOWARD. LINDA HOWARD Srcoml Ron GEORGE HUNTER. HENRY IOHNSON. PAT IOHNSON. ALAN IONES. Bl A I RLY JONES. ROBERT JONES. JERRY KAPLAN. DANIEL KEY. Third Rom LI TELLE KEY. BARBARA KINCAID. GLADYS LAMB. JOSEPH LANNINC. LARRY LARSEN. BETTYE JOYCT LEDIORD. BOBBY LI E. ll.OYI) LEWIS. Fourth Rom PIERCE LILES. RUTH LIN'D! IJ.. JACK LINDSAY. VALERIE LITTLETON. MALCOLM LOCKE. RO NELL LOWI . I LLEN l() LYLE. EDWARD MALLARD. Fifth R ,r DAVID MASTERS. JIMMY MAY. DOROTHY MAYBERRY. JOE MAXWELL. HARRIET McCARTY. BOMAR McCOMBS. JUDY McCORMICK. HERNDON M.IJNIl RRAY. Sixth Row: PATSY McCiEE. JEANNE McGHi;i:. I DWARI) McKEE. JEAN MrKEE. DALTON McKIE ROSANN McNAIR, SYBIL M» NI IL. LUCILLI MI-C.ARA Srrrntl. Row. SANDY MEIGHEN. JUDY MICHEALS. BILLY MICHELS. CORA MILFORD. DONNA MILLER, JIMMY Mil I I R. BILLY MOLONY. MARTHA MOORE 42FRESHMEN f'irst Row. HELEN MORRIS. IRIS MORRIS. LEE MORRISON. JACK MORTON. DAN 11 I. MOSI I I V. TOM MOSI LEY. JANET MOSS. WAYNE MOUNT. Second Row. MELBA MINDY. RIX MUSSEL WHITE. JANIE NEW. IIMMY OSBON. JIM OVIRBECK. EMILY PARKER. IRMA LEE PARKER. JOANNA PATTIS. Third Row. JIMMY PAYNE. GILBERT PAYSINGER. DAVID PENIX. DWIGHT PERKINS. LORETTA PLOTT. RANDY PORII .R. LANIER POSEY. MARY ES I I U R POWEIJ Tourih Row. HAROLD PRICE. WILLIE PRINCE. RONNY RATHER. BOBBY RATLIN'. MARTHA RECTOR. BOB Bll REID. ANNIE RKJIARDSON. IUANITA RICHARDSON Tilth Row: IUDY RICKS. II RRY RISHER. DAVID RITTI.NHOL’SI.. WILLIE ROBINSON. SARAH RODGERS. PAUL ROE. WALTER ROGE RS, JOYCE ROLLINS. Sixth Row: DOUGLAS ROPER. SHIRLEY ROSE. VIRGINIA SADLER. JOHN SAMPLES. FRANK SAMPSON. SYLVIA SANKO. ROBERT SAM )ERS. ANN SCHWF.R I I EGI R Seventh Row. ANNIE IJVURIE SEALE. FRED SEEBY. DAN SEICLER. JONNY SEIGLER. ROLAND SEIGLF.R. PATSY SEATON. EMORY SIMMS. PENNY SINCLAIR. 43FRESHMEN First Row SANDRA SHANKER. I INDA SHAW. PATSY SHEALY. BENNIE SHEPARD. Bl N Y SHIREY. I AMI S SHUFORD. RHODA SINGER. MILDRED SIZEMORE. Second Row. VICKI JO SMATHERS. DONALD SMITH. DONNA VEA SMITH. LORRAINE SMITH. MARCIA SMITH. CHARLES SNIPES. SHIRLEY SNIPES. MARY ANN SNIPES. Third Row LEE SPENCE. GEN I. STAPLES. KARL STEAK! EY. THOMAS STEIEEL. JUNE SHLL. CLEBURN STOKES. EDWARD STOKES. HARRY STUBBLEFIELD. Fourth Row: ANN STUCKEY. LEON TAYLOR. MARY JANE TAYLOR. IAMI S U AL. IIMMY TEMPLETON. PAUL TIDWELL. FRANCES TILLMAN. FAYE THOMPSON. Fifth Row: FOLEY THORNTON. FRANK TOMLINSON. IIERMEIN TOVEY. JERRY TROLLINGI R. I AYI TURNER. PEGGY ANN TYLER. RONNIE UITON. JOYCE VAN KUEREN. Sixth Row: DON WALDRON. CARROLL WALTER. CLAYTON WALTER. MARY ANN WARREN. LARRY WAR LICK. SARAH WAITS. SALLY WEBBER. ROSALYN WEIGLE. Sewnth Row: KEN NIT 11 WHEELER. BRUCE WILLIAMS. EMORY WILLIAMS. I AYI WILLIAMS. MARY WILLIAMS. AUSTIN WIIJJNGS. SUE WILLIS. VIRGINIA WILLIS. 44FRESHMEN f'irsi Row: LOIS WII)ENER. MARJORIE WINKY. IOHNNY W'INGI II LD. ERNEST WOODWARD. I RANGES WOODWARD. Rl Ti l WORLEY. BROOKIE W YMAN. WILLIAM YARBOROUGH Second Row: BETTY JEAN YONCE. BEE IT IEAN YOUNG. L D. YOUNG. MILDRED YOUNG. O'NEAL YOUNG. TOMMY YOUNG. SYLVIA WOUNGBLOOD. 45(APTER No, Johanna, not that hind of joke! . . . mould you please repeal that question? ... all llie way, Freddy . . . the crownin' o' the Queen . . . belle of ihe hall . . . you tell ’em, Bobby! . . . practice makes perfect. 46 ACTIVITIESSTUDENT COUNCIL Government of tlie students, by the students, and for the students.—this is the chief function, aim. and purpose of the Aiken High Student Council. Organized nineteen years ago. the council gains in importance each year. I his year under the capable leadership of its president, the council has maintained an outstanding record. With the full support of the student body, council members have successfully executed their dut ies as the law-making body of Aiken High. OFFICERS JOHN BAKER..........................Presided JAMES QUATTLEBAUM .... Vice-President CHARTEE MUCKENFUSS.................Secretary Scaled: Grace Gantt. Carol Willaford. Inez Mote. Betty Mall. Carol Shockey. James Quattlebaum. lolin Baker. Clinrtee Mucken-fuss, Jackie Brown, Barbara Raborn. Patty Moseley. Standing: Miss Wright. Sponsor; I'oley Thornton. Herndon MeKlmurray. Teddy Gomillion. George Gregory. Tommy Heyward. Terry Herman. Alvin Hawkins. Hugh Don Gregg. L. D. Young. William Johnston. Sandra Kdwards. Dorothy Herron, Lollice Courtney, Roger Rodda. Lee Morrison. 48NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY TILLMAN JOHNSON President CONSTANCE CONVERSE Vice-President PATSY SMALLEY Secretary LOU .ICE COURTNEY Ireasurer One ol I lie coveted honors at Aiken High School is membership in the National Honor Society. I he requirements ol tin society are based upon the four principles—character, scholarship, leadership, and service. To be eligible, a student must be a member of the junior or senior class. The names of candidates for membership in the Aiken ( hapter of the National Honor Society are submitted to a faculty council. These candidates are graded on the required standards and a percentage of them are chosen as members. I'irsl Roir: John Baker. Boyce Bell. Pole Bergan, Gloria Collins. Constance Converse. Claire Courtney. Lollicc Courtney, Eleanor ( tilltim. Second I ow: W ray Davis, Barbara Driver, Arnold Garvin, Sylvia George. Patsy Gregory. I oiiiiny Griffin, Bobby Gunnels. I .ouise I lentil. I fiird Rom: Julie I lenderson, I illuian Johnson, Anne Kippenbrock, Alma Lybrand, Inez Mote. Bobby Osbon. Patricia Puge. Nellie Jo Patterson. 'ourf i Row: Dorothy Pierce. James Qunttlehnum, Barbara Raborn, Jerry Rutland. Mary Elizabeth Scott. Martha Seigler. Carol Shockey. Gail Sloan. I'ifth Row: Patsy Smalley, Patsy loo le. Belli I yler, Carroll Weitzel, Helen ’itlener, Carolyn Woodard. 49THE BETH TYLER CONSTANCE CONVERSE Editor Business Manager 50HORNET The Hornet, Aiken High School s yearbook, was begun five years ago at I lie suggestion of Mr. J. O. Willis. In these years the annual has prosperec i it. rough the enthusiasm ol the student body. Beginning its long, exacting preparation in the spring with the announcement ol the stafl members. the annual becomes an authority on names, pictures, and last minute Hurries. Under the capable leadership of the editor. Beth I vler, and the sponsor. Miss M ary I .ou Barlow, the staff successfully completed the drive lor advertisements, subscriptions, and pictures. 1 he staff literally dug into the piles of work, arranging pictures, advertisements, and copy until February. I he Hornet ol 1953 is the result ol this work. lop Right: llornels at n-ort—o labor of low . . . Right: Typical Hornet meeting as the industrious Staff gazes raptly at MISS BARLOW. Senior ( lass l:ditor, JERRY RUILAND, and Class Editor, 7 aking time out to relax—and to j ose—are Staff Member BARBARA DRIVER, can smile now—the work is all done! BOBBY GUNNELS. Assistant Editor, ARNOLD GARVIN, and Photographer, BOBBY OSBON. 51GAIL SLOAN Editor ELEANOR CULLUM Business Manager BUSINESS STAFF Seated. Left to Right: Eleanor Cullum. Teddy Gomillion. Standing, l.eft to Right: Palsy I oolc, Patsy Gregory. I illman Johnson. Patsy Smalley. Blair Burgess. Alma Lvbrund, Ronald Royal. Anne Kippcnbrock, Lain! Slade. HI-TIMES Hi limes, a member of llie South Carolina Scholastic Press Association, is Aiken High Schools newspaper. 11 is a four-page coverage of events published and distributed every six weeks to almost six hundred students and alumni. In keeping with tradition, the school s oldest publication is planned and published entirely by the staff, which is chosen annually on tlie basis of interest and ability. Hi limes is financed by selling subscriptions and advertisements. Among the purposes of the publication are reporting and recording the school s noteworthy events, serving as a training for students interested in journalism, and promoting group cooperation. Providing a voice for the student body and supporting school activities through planned publicity are two other goals for which Hi Times strives in its held of achievements. EDITORIAL STAFF Seated, J eft lo Right: Nadine Newsome. Gail Sloan. Judy Ricfstalil. Pat Allen. Standing, Left lo Right: Betlyc Clioate, Sylvia Slayton. Carolyn Woodard, Carroll Weitzel. Wray Davis. Drayton Sanders, Patricia Page. Tina Eustis, Mary Elizabeth Scott. Betty Sue Bradley. Gloria (Collins, Faye Rackley. Jane Ryon, Carol Shockey. 52QUILL TOMMY GRIFFIN President LOUJCE COURTNEY Vice President SCROLL ANNE KIPPENBROCK Secretary CAROLYN WOODARD Treasurer The Quill and Scroll. International High School Honorary Society of Journalism, was begun at Aiken High School in 1949 at the suggestion of Mr. J. O. illis. Principal. At present, the Aiken chapter is a member of the state and national organizations. Eligibility in Quill and Scroll is attained if the student is a member of a school publication. if he ranks among the upper third of his class, if he is a junior or senior, if he has been approved by the principal, and if he has met three journalistic requirements. Membership in the Quill and Scroll plays an important part in the development of leadership. participation in the field of journalism, and improvement in high school publications. I'irst Row: Blnir Burgess. Gloria Collins. Constnnce Converse, l.ollicc Courtney, E'.lennor CuIIum, Wray Davis. Second Row: Tommy Griffin. Julie Henderson. I illrnari Johnson, Anne Kippcnbrock, Eddie Larsen, Ronald Royal. Third Row: Gail Sloan. Patsy Toole. Beth Tvler. Carroll Weit el, Carolyn Woodard. 53P|NE Needles CARROLL WKITZEL ilditor WRAY DAVIS Assistant luliu Pino Needles, tlio literary magazine of Aiken High School, challenges students to write poems, essays, short stories, and hook reviews. It offers to students with a journalistic interest new experiences in their chosen fields. "Pine Needles is an excellent organization and is a source of great pride among the students of Aiken High.pint Roii»: FdmunJ Cortez. Carroll Dyches, Ralph Smith. Arnold Garvin. Robert Quattlebaum. Rose Mary Seigler, Gary Seigler, Mary FJizahcth Scott, Buddy Lyons. Hot Sanders. Bill ( lark. Bobbie Jean Blac kmon. I oinmy ( »ibbs. Second Ron : Claire Courtney, Benny Knight. Julie Henderson. John Baker. Johanna Gibbs, F loyd Norman. Carolyn Woodard, Donnie Fulmer. Cynthia Courtney. Bobby Gunnels. Selena Meeks. I illnian Johnson. V ernon Parker. I om Shelton Third Row: Blair Burgess. Wayne Pack. I lugb Forrest. James Hall. Pommy Griffin, Jon Pattis. Sam ()uzts. C arl oung. Marion F.ubanks. Bobby Forester. Ronnie Quattlehauui. Rudolph Moseley, Eddie Larsen, Drayton Sanders. Harold Kneece, George Wilson, BLOCK A CLUB I lie Block “A” Club is Aiken I ligh School’s athletic club, composed of students who have been awarded block letters for participating in sports. I he club takes an active part in sponsoring different projects, and is one of the outstanding organizations in the school. CLUB OFFICERS First Row: Gary Seigler. President; George Wilson. Treasurer. Second Row: Ronnie Quattlebaum. Assistant; Jon Pattis. Secretary; Hugh Forrest. Vice President. Third Row: Buddy Lyons. Assistant; Mr. Neel. Adviser; Donnie Fulmer, Assistant. 55JUNIOR HOMEMAKERS OF AMERICA The Junior Homemakers of America, a world-wide organization, is well represented in Aiken High School. Members of the Home Economics classes enthusiastically enter all activities sponsored by the association. MENTAL CONTESTANTS For a number of years Aiken High School has sent contestants to compete in the state mental contests which are held annually at Dreher High School in Columbia. Students chosen to compete are those who have exce lied scholastica lly in two or more subjects. Contestants have made a number of placements in these contests. I o place, a student must rank among the top ten to twenty-five percent of all those competing. f irst Row: Faye Rackley. Carroll Weilzcl, Gail Sloan. Carolyn W oodard. Julie I lenderson. Second Row: Palsy I oolc. I )raylon Sanders. I aird Slade, I oininy Griffin, Bobby Osbon, Belli Tyler. SPEECH CLUB Aiken I ligh School s first speech class was organized during the second semester of 1952-53. Only students who were interested in the art ol public speaking enrolled in this new class. It is designed to encourage correct speaking and correct speaking habits. I he class is sponsored by Mr. Paul Van Dobson. First Roto: Jack Dorn. Max C airman. Second Roir: Terry Harden, Dollie Blake. Sue Roberlson. lire Roto: Buddy Hliol, Mr. Dobson, Sponsor: Bill Beckman. Ann Gordon. 56FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA Tlie Future Farmers of America is an organization composed of hoys interested in agriculture. 1 lie purpose of the chapter is to stimulate and further interest in better farming. THE DIXIE REBELS The Dixie Rebels, organized two years ago by several ambitious band students, is the very popular orchestra that plays for many of the social events at Aiken I ligh. I he Rebels are well known and have been playing in and around Aiken lor two years. IA‘ft to Right: Poddy Gomillion. Jerry Rutland. lorry Palmer. Gail Sloan. Ri hnrd I .indoll. LIBRARY STAFF I lie Aiken High School Library Staff is composed of students desiring to further their interest in the field of library work. The students help in general routine library work. I lie organization here at Aiken High is a member of the South C arolina High School Library Association. Swilpd: I disc Willing. Helen Widencr, Glenn Henderson. Second Row: Gladys Lamb. Palsy Sexton. Lunice Woodward. Melba Mundy. Inez C ook. Alice Willing. Sallie Herrmann. Allen Harden. Benny Shepard. Wayne Mount. Third Row: Donald Redd. Dan Arthur, Ja k Dorn. Dan Seigler. 57I'irsl Noir: F.uslis W illiams. Joseph Fanning. lames Green. William Leopard. Herndon MrFJmurray. Richard Findell. Beth Tyler. Accompanist; Mr. William F Slaughter. Director. Second Note: Jackie Brown, Sandra Edwards, Doris Bourque, Sylvia Slayton. Kay Kennedy. Patsy Toole, Alice Willing, Inez ( OOK. Third Row: Jeanette Walker, Gwendolcnc Moon, Joanie Nelson. Janette Rayhurn. Joyce LeGronde, Gail Sloan. Helen Vogt. Joan Chassereau. I'ourth Row: Karen Hansen. Ann Summers. Judy Cotter. Joellen Owens. Betty Richardson. Edna Bosler. Barbara Kincaid, lean Burrell. I'ifth Row: Janie New, Carolyn Boatner, Donna Craddock. I lelen Morris. Sylvia George, Dot Sanders. Anita Chandler, Margie Gordon. Sixth Row: Helen Owens, Idonna Larsen, Bettye Choate. Dorothy Pierce, Frmn Lee Parker, Inez Duncan. Julie Henderson, Carol Falkinlniry. Sei’enth Row: Dorothy Ison, Maxine Wright, Joan Wrood. Jessie jec Key. Mary W'illiams. Billie Jo Blanton, led Gomillion. Donnie Fulmer. I.ighth Row: Loretta Plott, Peggy Brown. Sylvia McElmurray, Ann Smith. Pat Johnson. Diane Chandler, Jane York. Sandra Vandiver. ’inlh Row: Robert Quattlebaum. 1 homas Masters. Danny Redd, Farnham Canev. Bobby Osbon, Billy Holley, Jack Calvert, Gary Seigler. CHORUS MR. WILLIAM SLAUGHTER. Director BLTH TYLFR, Accompanist The Chorus, a comparatively new organization in Aiken I ligh, has become c|tiite popular as musical interest has increased. I he course consists ol an intergrading program of general music, as well as the presentation of an outstanding choral repertoire of music. During first semester the chorus arranged several chapel programs and a ( hristmas cantata. Many plans have been made for the presentation of programs during the spring. I he chorus, composed of eighty-eight members, is under the direction of Mr. Will iam I . Slaughter. 58First Row: Joyce Hulsey. Betty Hall. Julie Henderson. Betty Jean Portmnn. Patricia Slaughter. Nellie Jo Patterson. Carolyn Boatner, Lahoma Valentine, Patsy Gregory, Donna Craddodc. Second Row: Mr. Slaughter, Teddy Gomillion. Jack Morton, Diane Rowland. Wendy Clark, Walter Rogers. Robert Humphreys. I bird Row: Eleanor Cullum. Harry Butler. Bo Coward, Thelma Butler, C ecil Elherredge. Gail Sloan. I'ourlli Row: I'.llen Busch, Nelson Queen. Bettve C hoate, Patricia Young, I’red Gentry, Marion Eubanks. l ift 1 Row: Judy Riefstahl. Jane Ryon, Dtird Slade, Frances Herrin, Johanna Gibbs. I.inda Sue Howard. Sixth Row: Janet Holley, Sissy Cothran. Beverly Driver. Mary Ann Sprawls. Sandra Shnnker. Richard I.indell. Seventh Row: Beverly Jones, Jerry Rutland, Dalton McKic, John YVahl. Beth Tyler, Patsy McGee. I'.iflhth Row: Blair Burgess, Virginia Cumbee. Anna Going. Virginia Willis, lom Moseley, Treda Dorman. Ninth Row: Billy Mundy, Roland Seigler, Jerry’ Kaplan. Larry Courtney, Jimmy Hatfield. Dent Johnson. BAND 1 lie Aiken High Banc! has been a source of inspiration in all phases of school life. During the fall season, the hand brought color and interest to all lootball games by performing intriguing maneuvers at halftime. In addition to (he annua I Ch ristmas concert the band also participated in the Shrine Bow l (tame at Charlotte, N. C.— the highlight of the year. Aiken I Iigh School s band has completed one of its most successful seasons. I his was only possible after many hours of strenuous rehearsal, complete co-operation of each member and the excellent direction of Mr. Slaughter. OFFICERS Belli Tyler, Secretary Treasurer: Blair Burgess. Student Conductor; Deni Johnson. Vice-President; Richard iJndell, Manager; Mary Ann Sprawls. Ijbrarian; led Gomillion, President. 59CHEERLEADERS CAROLYN WOODARD Head ( heerleader First Ron : Pommy Gibbs, Rose Mary Seigler, Carolyn Woodard. Selena Meeks. P.ddie Larsen. Second Row: Dot Sanders, Claire Courtney, Mary Llizabetb Scott. MAJORETTES NELLIE JO PATTERSON Drum filajor First Row: Julie I lenderson, Nellie Jo Patterson. Laboma Valentine. Second Roir: Joyce I lulsey, Belly Jean Portmon. ( arolyn Boalner. Donna Craddock. Palsy Gregory, Belly Mall.Hail to Aiken Alma Mater...FOOT SENIOR PLAYERS—Beginning ciI 1 o Right and Reading Counter Clockwise: Donnie Fulmer, Carl Young. Bobby Gunnels, Buddy Lyons, Wayne Pack. Rudolph Moseley. B I LAM—I'irst Row: I‘red M axwelI. Herndon McFImunray. Billy Carswell, Edward McKee. Tommy I till. Second Row: Paul Tidwell. Benny Knight. Famliam Caney. Emory Williams. Don Williams. Donald Smith. bird Row: l oley I hornlon. Lannie Vamey, John Todd. Cliff Herrick, Lee Spence. 62BALL SENIOR PLAYERS—Beginning at Top Left and Reading Clockwise: I illman Johnson. Waller Bass. Sam Ouzts. Much Forrest. Ronnie Quattlebanm, Gary Seigler. B TEAM—First Row: Don Wheeler, Samniic Miller, loin Freiday. Ce il R a horn. Jerry I rollinger. Second Row: Alvin Hawkins, Richard Dingdon. Clyde Davis. Mac Burns. Fred Seeby. Bill Gillum. I hird Row: Lee Morrison. R. I'.. Mussclwhite. Gilbert Pay singer, Willie Prince. Pierce Liles, Jon Pattis. 63RONNIE Qt vn lebai m ik;c;h iorrist Co-Captains WAI I ACT BERRY BURNEST M l I Coaches I he I lornels opened their 52 season li«mclit apped by the loss ol key men who Inn! graduated. I lowever, with a group of inexperienced, hut willing boys, the team, coached by Burliest Neel and Wallace Berry, came through with great success. In the season s opening game. Aiken, playing great defensive ball, won by a score of 7 to f from a very strong Barnwell team. In the next outing. Eau Claire of Columbia, found also that the I lornet s defensive was much too strong, and they loo fell. Score: 12 to 0. I hen came tin game with North Augusta—Aiken’s ardent rival. Going into the game a slight underdog, the Hornets held the Yellow Jackets to a scoreless lie. As if to compensate for this 0-0 game. Aiken s annual Cotton I estival saw the Hornets roll over the Graniteville Rocks with a score of I I to 0. For the next three weeks, the I lornels lost their buzz, and Orangeburg. Catholic High of Augusta, and Brookland-Cayoe ol Cayce gloried in their respective victories of I I to 7. -16 to 14. and 11-0. Aiken s homecoming crowd witnessed a successful I I to 0 score against Batesburg-Leesville as tin- Hornets bounced back into action, lo prove this sudden bounce-back, the Hornets defeated Newberry by a score of 10 to (). In the next game ol the season Aik en once again felt tin1 pangs of defeat when Lexington scored on a kick-off return and a punt return, leaving the I fornets behind with I $ to 0. Still, the Aiken spirit rose lor the final game as the I fornets stung Saluda for a 31 to 6 victory to end the 1952 season in true Aiken style. Aiken s flanks found three outstanding pass receivers and bloc kers in James I lall. James Bourque, and Edmund Cortez, while Robert Duncan stood out as a great defensive end. At tackles were Buddy Lyons, an offensive specialist; Wayne Pack, a true bloc ker and tac klcr: I illman Johnson, a great man for both offensive and defensive; and Walter Bass, an excellent defensive man. In the guard slots were two sixty-minute men of great ability— Sam Ouzts and Rudolph Moseley, while Ronnie Qualtlebaum played center. Ronnie is an outstanding all-round player who excels at hard blocks and vicious tackles. Smooth working Hugh I'orresl carried the quarterback position, with George ilson as his understudy. At lullhack was Gary Seigler. a triple threat at running, passing and punting. In the halfback posts wore Donnie Lulmor and Bobby Gunnels— Fulmer, a fast broken field runner and Gunnels, a shifty back, excelling on defense. Supporting the spirit of the I fornets and these men were Carl Young. Ernest Woodward. I'oley I hornlon. bred Maxwell. Donald Smith. Herndon McKlmurray. Emory Williams. Ronnie Upton. Paul Ballnh and Billy Molony. f irst Rom: Coach Berry. ( arl Young. Vernon Parker. Paul Ballah. Edmond Cortez. Jim Bourque. James flail. Wayne Freed, Billy Molony, Ronnie Upton, George Wilson. Ernest w oodward. Second Rom: Rudolph Moseley. 1 illman Johnson. Walter Bass, Ronnie G' 'ldchnum. Hugh I'orresl, Bobby C tunnels, Donnie I ulnier, Gary Seigler. Buddy Lyons, Wayne Pack. Sam Ouzts, Coach Neel. 64BOYS' BASKETBALL "A” TEAM—First Row: Coach Ned. Jim Bourque. Edmund Cortez. Second Row: Paul ( ude. Pete Wallace, Junior Poitevint. Benny Kniglit. Harold Kneece. Jhird Row: Kenneth Rogers, Billy Holley, Bill Former, John Baker. George Wilson. I he 1953 b askethall team played a mediocre season. However, the Hornets are to he commended for establishing lor Aiken High School the name, good sportsmen. I he Hornets have always been invited to play in the state tournaments held in Clinton, South Carolina. The 53 team has been under the capable direction of Mr. Burnest Xeel. I hey have lost games to some ol the best teams in this section, but these losses were by narrow margins. "B" TEAM—First Row: Donald Smith. Second Row: Cliff Herrick, Ronnie Upton, Tommy Heyward. Jackie Calvert. I lord Ron : Conch Neel. Herndon McElmurray. Raymond Sanders, Jimmy Oshon. Billy Carswell. 65Planning a strategic play for even more points, are Coach NEEL, with JUNIOR POITEYINT. PEW. WALLACE. a,J JOHN BAKER. SCHEDULE Aiken.................40 Bamberg.................83 Aiken.................38 Dreher..................46 Aiken.................56 C Jrnniteville..........29 Aiken.................47 Bishop-England .61 Aiken.................49 Richmond Academy 66 Aiken.................43 Drehcr..................46 Aiken.................48 Brookland-Caycc ... 74 Aiken.................44 Barnwell................48 Aiken.................54 Boys’ Catholic High . . 83 Aiken.................54 Batesburg-Leesville 43 Aiken.................48 Barnwell................50 Aiken.................54 Carlisle................32 Aiken.................65 Carlisle................44 Aiken.................41 Batesburg-Leesville 49 Aiken.................57 Jackson.................32 Aiken.................58 G rnnitcvillc...........32 Aiken.................56 Boys Calliolic High 69 Aiken.................50 Bamberg.................52 Aiken.................52 Brookland-Oavce ... 63 Aiken.................43 North Augusta .... 53 Aiken.................61 St. Angela..............26 Aiken.................49 Seneca..................71 EDMUND CORTEZ BILL FARMER GEORGE WILSON 66BLAINE WILLAFORD 67 JIM BOURQUE HAROLD KNEECEGIRLS' BASKETBALL ARNOLD GARVIN CYNTHIA COURTNEY BARBARA WRIGHT BOBBIE JEAN BLACKMON Coach MAY. Co-Captains BOBBIE II AN Bl ( kM . MARY I I 1 BETH SCOTI . Coach NEEL. GIRLS BASKETBALL I lie swish of the net. the steady rhythmic tapping of a basket halI on the glistening hardwood court, and the groans and sighs after the grueling exercises—all these were the sounds ol a new team taking shape. I nder the direction of coaches. Mrs. Mary May and Mr. Burnest Neel, the team built up an impressive string of victories us they passed forward to their goal, the state tournaments. Filling out the forward slots of the first six. were Barbara Wright. Liz Wize, and Arnold Garvin. Barbara Wright led the forwards as she hit the net lor an average nineteen points per game. T lie forwards were only hall the team, however, and the guards held their defensive wall beautifully. First string guards were returning lettermen. Mary Elizabeth Scott and Bobbie Jean Blackmon, and newcomer. Selena Meeks. Ready to give the six assistance when needed, were forwards, Johanna Gibbs. Barbara Elliott. Carroll Dyches, and Bobbie Reid. I he guards too had a capable second team wi tl. Syl via McElmurray, Barbara Blair, Cynthia Courtney, Barbara Eckel, and Nancy Appel. ELIZABETH WISE SELENA MEEKS MARY ELIZABETH SCOTT BARBARA ELLIOTT 68f irst Row: Syl via McElmurray. Shelby Gentry. Barbara Wright, Bobbie Jean Blackmon. Mary Eli alieth Scott, Elizabeth Wise, Carolyn Woodard, Patsy Gregory. Second Row: Johanna Gibbs. Barbara Blair, Barbara Reid, Carroll Dyches, Cynthia Courtney. Nancy Appel. Barbara Eckel. Barbara Elliott, Mrs. May, Coach. 69GOLF HAROLD KNEECE TOMMY HEYWARD GEORGE GREGORY BOBBY CONNI ES After five seasons ol no defeat in stale competition Aiken’s linesmen look top honors in the State Golf l ournamenl at Greenville. Also during the spring season I iarold Kneece took honors in the National Junior Chamber of Commerce Junior Golf I oumament in Oregon. Despite the loss of Len aun and John Woodard, Aiken s team still lias hopes of a repeat performance. 1 hey will play such teams as Dreher. Spartanburg. Orangeburg, and Richmond Academy of Augusta. With Bobby Gunnels, I ommy I leyward, Harold Kneece. and George Gregory to round out the team, they should play an excellent season. Putting from the green, BOBBY GUNNFI.S (fives the Pretending to he an old pro. HAROLD KNEECE watches sphere that vou better get in there looh, TOMMY HEY- questioninglv as the hall travels ' toward home. His anxious W ARD looks on. friend is GEORGE GREGORY. 70TRACK I lie 1952 Hornet track team did not schedule any meets during regular track season, hut spent time training for the state meet. Having won the ( lass A state championship in 1951. the I tornels were hoping to lake it again. I he odd s were against them, however, and Coach Burnest Neel found himself minus track star. I om Moseley, and fac ed with a crew of rather green Hornets. I he Hornets did well, though, and took fourth place. I he outlook for this year is good; for the majority of the team will he returning lettermen. I’irsl Rotr: Buddy Lyons. Sidney Clark. Vernon Parker. Billy Molony, Donnie Fulmer. Blair Burgess. I'.ddie Larsen. Bol l»y C funnels. Second Roiv: 11 ugh Forrest. Ronnie Quuttlelmum. James Hall. Don Williams, Bobby Forester, Jon Pattis, Gary Seiglcr, Ralph Smith. 71BASEBALL The 1952 baseball season lor the I lornets was a good one. Mr. Wallace Berry, head master of the squad, led the Aiken team to six victories while dropping ten. I his was Mr. Ii rry s lirst high school baseball assignment. With a gentle but firm hand, he won the re spect of all members ol the team as Ik molded an inexperienced group into a smooth working one. Still more important, lie promoted good citizenship and sportsmanship on and ofl the lield. In 1953 tlie baseball team will again be coached by Mr. Berry. Most ol the 1952 squad will be back, and there will be many new students taking posts on the team. All home games will be played at Kustis Park Stadium. Many of these will be played under the lights and will be witnessed by large crowds. It is anticipated that the 1953 team will be among the top powers in the state. First Row: James Fulmer, Bill Farmer, F.dmund Cortez. Drayton Sanders. F loyd Norman. George W ilson. Second Row: Jimmy Kuflield, Manager; I obert Duncan. Hugh F orrest. Benny Knight, t.rnest Woodward. George Lindcll. 72Tender, fair, and true ...PRESENTING WU CarrottW.it. J as MISS HORNET SELECTED BY Q. IJ. 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C. « a a a » a aaa: aaaaaaaaaaa a a aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa The Class of 1953 aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa a a a a » Co a a a a a a 3 si a a a g Broad St. a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa a a a a a a a a TO a a a a a a a a a a a a a a D. a a a a a a a a a a a a Ga. a a a a a a a a a a NALLEY'S ESSO For Better Service New Ellenton, S. C. 112All our vows renew. . . .Yes. the last line of our Alma Mater rings as tire final touch is added to what will he the 1953 Hornet. Looking hack, we recall many hours of labor and toil, but also moments of laughter and fun. Our staff was no different from any other. We began work early, but with the arrival of the deadline we were in a state of complete frenzy and absorption. Now that our task is completed we eagerly await spring and the distribution of the Hornet. A special appreciation goes to Miss Mary Lou Barlow, our faculty adviser, who was always willing to give any word of advice when needed. Many thanks to Mr. J. O. Willis and all the faculty members who so patiently tolerated our many interruptions and the many inconveniences we caused them. I o Terry Palmer, whose cleverly prepared work added much to our book, we extend a word of gratitude. And finally we offer our thanks to you, the student body, for the privilege of recording one of your high school years. -THE EDITOR. 113114 • . 1. , . •»- r,r • ■ • r - •LI TL J? y • SSKmVvt •-x- y -v b%$ ;y£ MiiC - t 7y r V •»■• ♦ j , k-’ XT3 » ,. ' r ; KSb 'H' ,rrl • - •" 6iV.v ;-s- « 11 1], 1 . 1 4 « • ,v ". V- . L ssy r •• V . 0


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