Albemarle High School - Crossroads Yearbook (Albemarle, NC)

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0?5$i7p Q W k 5 KJrt rfrHv lv JwSCt ■{■4wk r jc . 3(x eg). il ' https: archive.org details crossroads19531953albe THE SENIORS The and iWKs -;.. ' ' v.-:» As we reach the Crossroads where the roods of our high school life and the future intersect, we pause o moment to remember. It is from these memories that this 1953 Crossroads comes. And os we travel down the rood of the future, look bock, and see our- selves in o picture, may these memories take o fonder and dearer place in our hearts. ■ ■ ■■ - • ' ■ , For his Willingness to help when and wherever he is needed Time which he has sacrificed to moke the way easier for others Interest in each student Unfoiling patience Support of oil school activities Loyalty to our school and for All the work he does, asking no credit, but deserving much WE, the seniors, lovingly dedicate this 1953 Crossroads to MR. WILSON We hope that this dedication will in a small way make up for the credit he so richly deserves, but does not always receive. 4 Jean Abrahamsen Bible Inez Bankett Business Rex Benton Physical Education Chicora Caughman Mathematics Mrs. Warren Coble Home Economics J. L. Cashwell Principal 6 Mrs. Paul B. Fry English Paul B. Fry Choral Music R. C. Hatley Science Claud Grigg Superintendent Spencer Hatley Band Mrs. N. A. Hayes English Mildred Kyzer Business Mrs. Mazel Bowles Lyke Biology Mrs. Mott Saunders Eighth Grade Mary Lillian Schell Physical Education OFFICE STAFF Mrs. Bob Holt, Mrs. J. B. Morris, Mrs. Paul Helms FACULTY Mrs. Robert Deese French and English Mrs. Wallace Ivey Eighth Grade Mrs. A. S. Lynn Eighth Grade Pearle Michael Librarian Lillian Misenheimer English J. C. Morris Industrial Arts Bill Robinette Social Studies Doris Tucker Mathematics Henry T. Webb, Jr. Mrs. Frank W. Westerlund Physical Education English and Social Studies E. F. Wilson Diversified Occupations Joe V; East Side Gang Sid ond Imogene ' Snuggs at Work •f ' “ ! c . CLASS OFFICERS James Gibson President David Bruton Vice-President Nelda Huneycutt Secretary Clayton Mauldin Treosurer SENIORS Pete Almond " He ' ll find a way " Pres, and V. Pres, of Student Body, Nat. Hon. Society, Boys ' State, Hon. System Convention, Who ' s Who, Student Lion, Assembly Comm., B-Team and Varsity Basketball, Legion and High School Baseball, Student Council, Mixed Chorus, Hi-Y, Officer of Inter-Club Council, Homeroom Officer, Science Fair, Stunt Night, Field Day, Intramurals, Open House, Ping Pong Chomp., Jr. Sr. Prom Comm., Comm. Marshal. Sally Ausband " Trim and neat — Pretty and sweet " Annual Staff, Full Moon Staff, Assembly Comm,, Debating team. Homecoming Sponsor, Mixed Chorus, Dramatics and Boosters Club. Tri-Hi-Y, Speaking and Writing Club, Scholor- ship Club, F.H.A., Homeroom Officer, 9th Grade Chorus and Operetta, Jr. Play Cast, 10th Grade Talent Show, Waitress at Sen. Banquet, Science Fair, Stunt Night, Field Day, Jr. Sr. Prom Comm., Sen. Play. Jimmy Baldwin " Our thoughts and our conduct are our own " Intramural basketball and softball. Wayne Barringer " Merry as the day is long " Varsity Basketball, B-team basketball. Student Council, Boosters Club, Hi-Y, Homeroom Officer, Science Fair, Stunt Night, Field Day, Intramurals, Sen. Play Cast. Buddy Boone " Must I study? Oh, what a waste of time! " B-team football. Boys ' Chorus, 9th Grade Chorus, Jr. Play Cost, Science Fair, Stunt Night, Intramurals. J. C. Boone, Jr. " Put his shoulder to the wheel " Photography Editor of Annual, Full Moon Staff, Assembly Comm., School Photographer, Boys ' Quartet, Mixed Chorus, Pres, and V. Pres, of Dramatics Club, Boosters Club, Hi-Y, Officer of Infer-Club Council, Pres, of Photography Club, Scholarship Club, F.T.A., Homeroom Officer, 9th Grade Chorus and Operetta, Jr. Play Cast, 10th Grade Talent Show, Science Fair, Stunt Night, Greensboro and Mars Hill Clinics, Football Announcer, Sen. Banquet Entertainer, Who ' s Who , Student Lion. Shirley Boone " Laugh and the world laughs with you " Annuol Staff, Dramatics Club, Boosters Club, Tri-Hi-Y, F.H.A., Homeroom Ofticer, Waitress at Sen. Banquet, Science Fair, Stunt Night, Field Day, Intramural Basketball, Jr. Play Usher. Lorry Bowers " The world ' s no better if we worry. " Life ' s no longer if we hurry. " Sports Editor of Full Moon, Annual Staff, Varsity Football, Monogram Club, Hon. Mention all-Conference, B-team Foot- ball, Band, Dramatics Club, Boosters Club, Hi-Y, Photography Club. Athlete of Month, Science Fair, Stunt Night, Field Day, Intramurals. 12 David Bruton " The combined qualities of a man and a good athlete " Sen. Class Officer, Studenf Lion, Annual Staff, Shrine Bowl, Varsity Football, Monogram Club, B-Team Football, Student Council, Band, Boosters Club, Hi-Y, Inter-Club Council, Scholar- ship Club, Athlete of Month, Homeroom Officer, Science Fair, Stunt Night, Field Day, All State, Pres. Monogram Club, Hon. Men. All American. Frank Burrell " A good disposition is better than gold " Nat. Hon. Society, Treas. of Student Body, Comm. Marshal, Full Moon Staff, Student Council, Band, Editor-in-Chief of Annual, Dramatics Club, Boosters Club, Hi-Y, Inter-Club Coun- cil Officer, Scholarship Club, Orchestra, Homeroom Officer, 9th Grade Operetta, Science Fair, Stunt Night, Field Day, Intra- murals, Band Clinic, " Dog House Four " , Who ' s Who, Student Rotarian. Peggy Sue Cathey " Ever Calm and Dignified " Full Moon Staff, D.O. (2), Science Fair. Marie Clayton " Heaven is more or less living In simple being and in giving " Annual Staff, Full Moon, Mixed Chorus, Dramatics Club, Boosters Club, Tri-Hi-Y, Inter-Club Council Officer, Speaking and Writing Club, Photography Club, Scholarship Club, F.H.A., Girls ' Chorus, Jr. Play Cast, Waitress at Sen. Banquet, F.H.A. Convention, Science Fair, Stunt Night, Music Clinic, Open House, Operetta Costumes Com. Ellen Cook " Her cheerful smile matches her heart " Nat. Hon. Society, Annual Staff, Student Council, Mixed Chorus, Dramatics Club, Tri-Hi-Y, Speaking and Writing Club, Scholarship Club, Homeroom Officer, 9th Grade Chorus and Operetta, Cast of " Bird ' s Christmas Carol " , 10th Grade Talent Show, Waitress at Sen. Banquet, Science Fair, Stunt Night, Intramural Basketball. Ruth Ann Copley " To make the world a friendly place. One must show c friendly face " Annual Staff, Full Moon Staff, Homecoming Sponsor, Mixed Chorus, Dramatics Club, Boosters Club, Tri-Hi-Y, Pres. Speak- ing and Writing Club, Basketball Scorekeeper, F.H.A. Home- room Officer, Waitress at Sen. Banquet, Science Fair, Stunt Night, Field Day, Intramural Basketball, Jr. Sr. Prom Comm., Open House Guide, Sen. Play Cast. Dewey R. Corriiier " Though vanquished, he could still argue " D.O. Student, Stunt Night, Field Day, Intramural Football, and Basketball. Larry Crisco " I hod rather hove a fool to moke me merry than experience to make me sod " Boosters Club, Stunt Night, Field Doy. 13 SEN RS Mona Roe Crotts " A good heart is better than all the heads in the world. " Art Editor of Annual, Full Moon Staff, Cheerleader, Home- coming Sponsor, Mixed Chorus. Dramatics Club, Boosters Club, Tri-Hi-Y. Scholarship Club, F.H.A., 9th Grade Operetta, 10th Grade Talent Show Waitress at Sen. Banquet. Science Fair, Stunt Night, Field Dav, Intramural Basketball, Jr. Play Usher, Prom Comm., Student Radio Program, Delegate to Tri-Hi-Y Convention, Sen. Play Cast. Willie Ray Curlee " Our thoughts and our conduct are our own. " D.O. Student, Science Fair, Stunt Night, DO. Basketball. Douglas Davis " To live is to love. " Boosters Club, Bible Club, Library Club, Boys ' Chorus, 9th Grade Chorus and Operetta, 1 0th Grade Talent Show, Science Fair, Stunt Night, Field Day, Intramurals, Open House. Marion Davis " True to herself, true to her friends, true to her duty always. " Annual Staff, Boosters Club, F.H.A., Stunt Night, Field Day, Intramural Basketball. Sandra Davis " Kindness is the sunshine in which virtue grows. " Annual Staff, Full Moon Staff, Girls ' Ensemble, Mixed Chorus, Dramatics Club, Boosters Club, Tri-Hi-Y, F.H.A., Waitress at Sen. Banquet, Tri-Hi-Y Convention, Science Fair, Stunt Night, Field Day, Mars Hill Clinic. Gene Deese " Happy om I, from care I am free: Why can ' t they all be contented like me? " Varsity Basketball, Hi-Y, Stunt Night, Intramural Football, Basketball and Softball. Shirley Deese " A tender heart, a will inflexible. " Annual Staff, Varsify Basketball, Mixed Chorus, Dramatics C.ub, Boosters Club, Library Club, F.H.A., Girls ' Chorus, 9th Grade Operetta, Waitress at Sen. Banquet, Science Fair, Stunt Night, Field Day, Intramural Basketball, Open House. James Dennis " I like work, it fascinates me; I can sit and look at it for hours. " Annual Staff, 9th Grade Chorus, Field Day. 14 SENIORS Jeanette Dennis ' The girl who wins is the girl who works. " Nat. Hon. Society, Comm. Marshal, Annual Staff, B-Team Basketball, Majorette — 5 yrs.. Chief Majorette(2), Homecoming Sponsor (3), Mixed Chorus, Varsity Basketball (2), Dramatics Club, Boosters Club, Tri-Hi-Y, Scholarship Club, F.H.A., Home- room Officer, loth Grade Talent Show, Science Fair, Intramural Basketball, Decoration Comm, for Jr.-Sr. Prom. Corolyn Doby " Opportunity, sooner or later, comes to all who work and wish. " Boosters Club, Tri-Hi-Y, F.H.A., Girls ' Chorus, DO, Student, F.H.A. Convention, Science Fair, Stunt Night, Field Day, 8th Grade Chorus. ' Dwight Efird " Every man is a volume if you know how to read him. " Annual Staff, B-Team Football, Student Council, Boosters Club, Hi-Y, Photography Club, Science Fair, Intramural Football, Hi- Y Convention, Open House. F. E. Efird " If you work, if you wait, you will find the place where the four leaf clovers grow, " D.O. Student, Science Fair, Stunt Night, Intramural Basket- ball, D.O. Basketball Team. Carolyn Gaddy " Do you not know that I am a woman? When I think I must speak. " Annual Staff, Homecoming Sponsor, Dramatics Club, Boosters Club, Tri-Hi-Y, Inter-Club Council, Library Club, F.H.A., Home- room Officer, D.O. Student, Stunt Night, Field Day, Intramural Basketball, Jr. Play Usher, Science Fair, Open House, Scholar- ship Club. Belfie Gantt " Her ready wit, her cheerful smile make her welcome all the while. " Nat. Hon. Society, Who ' s Who, Annual Staff, Ful l Moon Stoff, Varsity Basketball, Homecoming Sponsor, Student Coun- cil, Mixed Chorus, Dramatics Club, Boosters Club Pres., Tri-Hi- Y, Creative Speaking and Writing Club, Scholarship Club, F H.A. Girls ' Chorus, Homeroom Officer, 9th Grade Chorus, lOth Grade Talent Show, Waitress at Sen. Banquet, Science Fair, Stunt Night, Field Day. Intramural Basketball, Open House, Sen. Play Cast. James Gibson " In all respects the best fellow in the world. " Sen. Class Officer, Jr. Class Officer, Comm. Marshal, Who ' s Who, Student Rotarian, Full Moon Staff, Varsity Football 3 yrs.. Monogram Club, B-Team Football, High School Baseball, Student Council, Boys ' Quartet, Mixed Chorus, Trees. Boosters Club, Athlete of Month, Homeroom Officer, Stunt Night, Field Day, Intramural Football and Basketball, Co-Capt. of Football Team. Marilyn Greene " Hear my music; I will enchant the eor. " Nat. Hon. Society, Asst. Business Manager of Annual, Full Moon Staff, Cheerleader, Homecoming Sponsor, Girls ' Ensemble, Dramatics Club, Boosters Club, Tri-Hi-Y Pres., Homeroom Of- ficer, 9th Grade Operetta, 1 0th Grade Talent Show, Waitress at Sen. Banquet, Science Fair, Stunt Night, Field Day, Cafe- teria Worker, Girls ' Trio. 15 SENIORS Doris Gurley " Quietness is best. " F.H.A., Girls ' Chorus, Homeroom Officer, 9th Grade Chorus, and Operetta, F.H.A., Convention, Science Fair, Cafeteria Wo: ker. Betty Haire " Anything worth having is worth working for. " D.O. Student, F.H.A. Convention, Science Fair, Intramural Basketball. Pot Haire " Let the world slide. " B-Teom Football, Band (5), Stunt Night, Field Day, Intramural Football. Harold Horkey " Smart, happy, carefree, and gay, a good boy in every way. " Annual Staff, B-Team Football, Student Council, Mixed Chorus, Inter-Club Council, Homeroom Officer, 9th Grade Chorus, and Operetta, D.O. Student, Science Fair, Sunt Night, Intramural Basketball, Field Day, Intramural Football, D.O. Basketball. Jonelle Harrington " A merry heart is the blessing of the world. " Annual Staff, Dramatics Club, Boosters Club, Bible Club, F.H.A., Homeroom Officer, D.O. Student, Science Fair, Stunt Night, Intramural Basketball. Martha Rae Harris " Ambition has no rest. " Nat. Hon. Society, Hon. Soc. Convention, Who ' s Who, Annual Staff, Cheerleader (3), Chief (1), Homecoming Sponsor, Mixed Chorus, Editor-in-Chief of Full Moon, Dramatics Club, Boosters Club, Tri-Hi-Y, Inter-Club Council, Creative Speaking and Writing Club, Sen. Play Cast, Jr. Play, 10th Grade Talent Show, Waitress at Sen. Banquet, Science Fair, Stunt Night, Field Day, Am. Legion Oratorical Contest Winner, Girls ' En- semble, High School Diploma in Music — Paderewski Gold Medal, Sen. Play Cast. Dalton Hathcock " A handsome face is nature ' s best gift. " Annual Staff, Full Moon Staff, B-Team Football, B-Team Basketball, Student Council, Boosters Club, Inter-Club Coun- cil, Jr. Red Cross, Boys ' Chorus, Homeroom Officer, D.O. Stu- dent, Science Fair, Stunt Night, Field Day, Intramurals, D.O. Basketball. Wade Hearne " It is not what he has, not even what he does, which directly expresses the worth of a man, but what he is. " High School Baseball, Homeroam Officer, D.O. Student, Stunt Night, Intramurals. 16 SENIORS Mary Louise Helms " As full of spirit as the month of May " Annual Staff, Full Moon Sfaff, Homecoming Sponsor, Dramat- ics Club, Boosters Club, Tri-Hi-Y, Inter-Club Council, F.H.A., Girls ' Chorus, Homeroom Officer, lOfh Grade Talen Show, Wait- ress at Sen. Banquet, Science Fair, Stunt Night, Jr. Play Usher. Mary Louise Hinson " A light heart, lives long. " Annual Staff, Dramatics Club, Boosters Club, Girls ' Chorus, Science Fair, Stunt Night, F.H.A., Open House. Mirle Hinson " I have enjoyed the happiness of the world. I have lived and I have loved! " S ' udent Council (2), Mixed Chorus, 9th Grade Chorus, and Operetta, 10th Grade Talent Show, Waitress at Sen. Banquet, Stunt Night, Intramural Basketball, Trees, of 9fh Grade Chorus. Larry Holt " Honest, sincere, quiet, dependable is he. " Dept. Editor of Annual and Full Moon, Dramafics Club, Hi-Y, Photography Club, Jr. Play Cast, Stunt Night, Field Day, Intramurals. Bill Huckabee " His mind his kingdom, his will his law. " Nat. Hon. Society, Comm. Marshal, Jr. Class Officer, Who ' s Who, Studenf Rotarian, Annual Business Manager, Assembly Comm., Varsity Football (3), Monogram Club (3), Hon. Men., All State, Varsity Basketball, B-Team Football, High School Baseball, Student Council, Mixed Chorus, Dramatics Club, Boosters Club Hi-Y, Inter-Club Council, Athlete of Month, Homeroom Officer, 9th Grade Chorus, Jr. Play Cast, 10th Grade Talent Show. Science Fair, Stunt Night, Field Day, Intramurals, Sen. Play Cast. Carol Sue Hudson " The hand that made you fair hath made you good. " Dramatics Club, Boosters Club, Tri-Hi-Y Club, F.H.A, D.O. Student, Science Fair, Stunt Night. Barbara HuneycuH " What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. " Monogram Club, Varsity Basketball (2), Library Club, F.H.A., 9th Grade Chorus and Operetta, D.O. Student, Stunt Night, Field Day, Intramural Basketball, Co-captain of Basketball Team. Mildred Huneycult " The unspoken word never does harm. " Library Club, Girls ' Chorus, 9th Grade Chorus and Operetta, Sc.ence Fair, Cafeteria Worker. 17 (ir SENIORS Neldci Huneyeutt ' " Happiness is the perfume she is always pouring on others. " Sen. Class Officer, Annual Staff, Student Council, Boosters Club, Bible Club, F.H.A. Convention, Homeroom Officer, D.O. Student, Science Fair, Stunt Night, Intramural Basketball. Mildred James " Without love and laughter nothing is pleasant. " Boosters Club, F.H.A., F.H.A. Convention. Jewel Kiser " It is not how much we have, but how we enjoy it that makes happiness. " F.H.A., 9th Grade Chorus and Operetta, 10th Grade Talent Show, Stunt Night, Field Day, Cafeteria Worker. Claude Lawhon " Some think the world is made for fun and frolic, and so do I. " Annual Staff, Varsity Football (3), Monogram Club (3), Hon. Men. All State Baseball, Varsity Basketball (3), B-Team Foot- ball (2), B-Team Basketball (1), Legion Baseball, High School Baseball, Mixed Chorus, Boosters Club, Hi-Y, Library Club, Boys ' Chorus, Homeroom Officer, 9th Grade Chorus and Operetta, Stunt Night, Field Day, Intramural Football, Basket- ball, and Baseball. Shirley Lisk " My heart is ever at your service. " Annual Staff, Homecoming Sponsor (2), Dramatics Club , Boosters Club, Tri-HI-Y, F.H.A., Girls ' Chorus (2), Homeroom Officer, Stunt Night, Intramural Basketball, Open House. Barbara Lowder " We can do anything if we stick to it long enough. " Nat. Hon. Society, Annual and Full Moon Staffs, Maiorette, Homecoming Sponsor, Manager of Basketball Team, Mixed Chorus, Dramatics Club, Boosters Club, Tri-Hi-Y, Speaking and Writing Club, Library Club, F.H.A., Girls ' Chorus, Homeroom Officer, 9th Grade Operetta, 10th Grade Talent Show, Wait- ress of Sen. Banquet, Science Fair, Stunt Night, Intramural Basketball, Officer of F.T.A., Backstage Jr. Play. Peggy Jo Lowder " Whose little body lodged a mighty mind. " Nat. Hon. Society, Dept. Editor of Annual, History Award Win- ner, Intramural Basketball, Mixed Chorus, Dramatics Club, Make-up Chairman, Tri-Hi-Y, Scholarship Club, F.H.A., Wait- ress at Sen. Banquet, Science Fair, Stunt Night, Field Day, Guidance Chrm. of Homeroom, Treas. Soph., Tri-Hi-Y, Open House, Cost of " Our Aunt From California " , and " The Chiist- mas Miracle, " Boosters Club. Robert- Lowder " Ladies, I am a man of few words. " 18 Monogram Club, Manager of Basketball and Football Teams, Boosters Club, Science Fair (3), Stunt Night, Field Day, Intra- murals, Open House. SENIORS Gary Lunsford " Full of fun and mischief too, doing things he shouldn ' t do. " Mixed Chorus, Boys ' Chorus, 9th Grade Chorus, 10th Grade Talent Show, Stunt Night. Ted Mabry " It matters not how long you live, but how well. " Annual Staff, Band, Boosters Club, Hi-Y, Inter-Club Council, Science Fair, Stunt Night. Clayton Mauldin " His very quietness calls attention to his merits. " Sen. Cass Officer, Varsity Basketball, B-Team Basketball, Band, Boosters Club, Hi-Y, Homeroom Officer, Science Fair, Stunt Night, Field Day, Intramurals. Richard Mauldin " Happiness is the harvest of a quiet eye. Boys ' Chorus, D.O. Student, Science Fair, Stunt Night, Intro- murals. Shirley Medlin " To do easily what is difficult for others is the mark of talent. " Sang at Shrine and Optimist Bowl, Dramatics Club, Library Club Pres., F.H.A., Orchestra, Girls ' Chorus, 9th Grade Chorus and Operetta, 1 0th Grade Talent Show, Stunt Night. Carolyn Miller " It ' s the songs ye sing, and the smiles ye wear, that ' s a making the sunshine everywhere. " Nat. Hon. Society, Dept. Editor Annual, Full Moon Staff, De- bating Team, Homecoming Sponsor, Girls ' Ensemble, Mixed Chorus, Dramatics Club, Boosters Club, Tri-Hi-Y, Speaking Jr. Play Cast, 10th Grade Talent Show, VVaitress Sen. Banquet, Science Fair, Stunt Night, Field Day, Intramural Basketball, Guidance Comm. Chairm. Decorating Corrim. for Jr. -Sr. From and Sen. Banquet, Student Radio Program, Sen. Play, Who ' s Who. Peggy Morris " Let gentleness my strong enforcement be. " Full Moon Staff, Bible Club, Library Club, F.H.A., D.O. Student, Science Fair. Aveline Morton " I moke the most of all that comes and the least of all that goes. " Annual Staff, Full Moon Staff, Homecoming Sponsor, Band, Tri-Hi-Y, Dramatics Club, Boosters Club, Library Club, F.H.A. Vice-Pres., Homeroom Officer, Waitress at Sen. Banquet, F.H.A. Convention, Science Fair, Stunt Night, Field Day, Intramural Basketball, Cafeteria Worker, 9th Grade Chorus. 19 SENIORS Don Morton " No one knows what he con do until he tries. " Dept. Editor of Annual, Boys ' Quartet, Mixed Chorus, Boosters Club, Hi-Y, Science Fair, Intramurals, Delegate to Hi-Y Con- vention, Stunt Night. Mary Morton " Her quietness does not moke her less important. " Dramatics Club, Boosters Club, Girls ' Chorus. Shirley Morton " Sincerity and truth ore the basis of every virtue. " Annual Staff, Dramafics Club, F.H.A., D.O. Student, Science Fair, Stunt Night. Betty Moyle " Few things ore impossible to diligence and study. " Annual Staff, Boosters Club, Tri-Hi-Y, Bible Club, Library Club, F.H.A., Homeroom Officer, D.O. Sfudent, F.H.A. Convention, Science Fair. Jeanette McLendon " Here ' s to the girl with a heart and smile. " Annual Staff, Homecoming Sponsor, Band, Dramatics Club, Boosters Club, Tri-Hi-Y, F.H.A., Girls ' ' Chorus, Science Fair, Stunt Night, Field Day, Intramural Basketball, Open House, Tri-Hi-Y Officer. Made McLester " A good deed is never lost. " Annual Staff, Band (3), Dramatics Club, Boosters Club, Tri- Hi-Y, Photography Club, Scholarship Club, F.H.A., Science Fair, Stunt Night (2), Field Day, Winecoff Band Clinic. Charles Ray McManus " Nothing good comes, oil must be fetched. " Student Lion, Annual Staff, Full Moon Staff, Assembly Com - mittee, Monogram Club, Manager of Teams, Student Council, Mixed Chorus, Dramatics Club, Boosters Club, Scholarship Club, Homeroom Officer, 9th Grade Chorus and Operetto, Jr. Play Cast, 10th Grade Talent Show, Science Fair, Field Day, Stunt Night, Intramural Football and Basketball, Business Manager of Full Moon, Delegate to National Convention of Christians and Jews, Jaycee Democracy Aword. Avanelle Osborne " Small, dependable, carefree, gay, A likeable creature in every way. " Nat. Hon. Society, Comrrv Marshal (2), Jr. Class Officer, An- nual Staff, Homecoming Sponsor (2), Student Council (2), Dramotics Club, Boosters Club (2), Scholarship Club, F.H.A., F.T.A., Homeroom Officer, F.H.A. Convention, Science Fair, Stunt Night, Marshal for Jr. Play, Guide for Open House, Jr. -Sr. Prom Committee, Pres, of F.T.A. 20 SENIORS Patsy Page “Quick, witty, charming, full of light and ready talk . " Full Moon Staff, Boosters Club, Bible Club, F.H.A., F.T.A., Homeroom Officer, D.O. Student, F.H.A. Convention, Science Fair, Field Day, Intramural Basketball. Bob Palmer " Take it easy, have your fun, and let the old world flicker on. " Annual Staff, B-Team Football, Hi-Y, Boys ' Chorus, 9th Grade Chorus, Science Fair, Stunt Night, Field Day, Intramural Foot- ball, Basketball, and Softball, Tumbling Team. Donald Perry " A quiet lad with a willing hand, always ready on command. " Band, Jr. Play Cast, D.O. Student, Science Fair, Stunt Night, Field Day. Bernice Roscoe " The true, strong, and sound mind is the mind that can embrace equally great things and small. " Trees, of the Nat. Hon. Society, Comm. Marshal, Jr. Class Officer, Annual Staff, Second Place In World Peace Awards, Student Council, Dramatics Club, Boosters Club, Creative Speaking and Writing Club, Scholarship Club, F.H.A., Home- room Officer, Cast of " Christmas Miracle " , Waitress at Sen. Banquet, Science Fair, Stunt Night, V. Pres, of F.T.A., Busi- ness Comm, of Jr, Play, Jr. -Sr. Prom Comm. Betty Rummage " To love and win is the best thing. " Student Council Library Club, F.H.A., Homeroom Officer, D.O. Student, F.H.A. Convention, Science Fair, Pres, of County F.H.A. Betty Ruth Russell " Leave silence to the saints, I am but human. " Dramatics Club, Boosters Club, Bible Club, Library Club, F.H.A., Girls ' Chorus, Cast of " Bird ' s Christmas Carol " , F.H.A. Con- vent on Stunt Night, Field Day, Intramural Basketball, Delegate to N. C. High School Library Association, Sen. Play Cast. Doug Sasser " Calm, whatsoever storms may shake the world. " D.O. Student, Science Fair. Robert Shaver " What one has, one ought to use; and whatever he does he should do with all his might. " Pres, of the Nat. Hon. Society, Student Rotarian, Full Moon Staff, Assembly Comm., Band, Accomp. for Mixed Chorus, Dramatics Club, Boosters Club. Scholarship Club, 9th Grade Chorus and Operetta, Jr. Play Cast, lOth Grade Talent Show, Science Fair, Stunt Night, Student Talent Program, 2nd Place — Paderewski Award in Music, High School Diploma in Music, Sen. Play Cast. 21 SENIOR Douglas Simpson " He can who thinks he can. " Annual Staff, Dramatics Club, Boosters Club, Hi-Y, Photography Club, Library Club, 9th Grade Operetta, D.O. St ' jdent, Science Fair, Stunt Night, Field Day, Tumbling Team, Football Score- keeper, Open House, Sen. Play Cost. Janet Smith " To love and be loved is the greatest happiness of existence. " Annual Stott, Boosters Club, F.H.A., D.O. Student, Stunt Night, Intramural Basketball. Roy Gene Smith " A good sport every day. " Student Lion, Varsity Football, Monogram Club, Honorable Men. All State, B-Team Football, Legion Baseball, High School Baseball, Athlete of Month, Homeroom Officer, Stunt Night, Field Day, Intramural Football and Basketball. Eugene Snuggs " A little wit has pleased me more by half, I didn ' t come to learn, I came to laugh. " Varsity Football (3), Monogram Club (3), B-Team Football (2), Mixed Chorus, Boosters Club, Hi-Y, Athlete of Month, Home- room Officer, Stunt Night, Field Day, Intramural Football, Soph. Class Officer, Captain of All-Conference Football Team. Larry Stallings " The bird can fly, why can ' t I? " Boosters Club, Bible Club, Boys ' Chorus, 1 0th Grade Talent Show, Science Fair, Stunt Night, Field Day, Intramural Soft- ball, Open House. Helen Starr " I have enjoyed the happiness of the world; I have lived and I have loved. " Band (5), Boosters Club, Tri-Hi-Y, Library Club, F.H.A., 9th Grade Chorus and Operetta, Waitress at Sen. Banquet, F.H.A. Convention, Science Fair, Stunt Night, Field Day, Intramural Basketboll, Cafeteria Worker. Kay Thomas " My heart is whole, my hand is free, run along little worries, don ' t bother me. " Dramatics Club, Boosters Club, Photography Club, Bible Club, V.ce-Pres. Library Club, F.H.A., Girls ' Chorus, 9th Grade Chorus and Operetta, 10th Grade Talent Show, F.H.A. Convention, Science Fair, Stunt Night, Open House, Tri-Hi-Y, Typing Staff, Intramural Basketball, Usher Jr. Play, Waitress at Sen. Ban- quet. Carol Thompson " Goodness the only investment that never fails. " Dramatics Club, Boosters Club, Tri-Hi-Y, Librory Club, F.H.A., Homeroom Officer, Waitress at Sen. Banquet, Usher Jr. Play. 22 SENIORS Robert Thompson " What need is there for words? " Science Fair, Stunt Night, Intramurals. Jerry Troy wick " Jolly and good natured, one who can take the bumps of life without faltering. " Student Rotarian, Annual Staff, Varsity Football, Monogram Club, Hon. Men. All State Basketball, Varsity Basketball, All Tournament, Legion Baseball, High School Baseball, Boys ' Quartet, Mixed Chorus, Dramatics Club, Boosters Club, Hi-Y, Homeroom Officer, Science Fair, Stunt Night, Field Day, Intra- murals, Sen. Play Cast. Janet Troutman " She never skips a small task, for one of the simple duties may hold the key to the biggest problems. " Nat. Hon. Society, Annual Staff, Basketball Team (2), World Peace 3rd, Dramatics Club, Boosters Club, Tri-Hi-Y, F.H.A. Sec., Girls ' Chorus, Homeroom Officer, Science Fair, Stunt Night, Make-up Comm., Costumes for 9th Grade Operetta, Open House, Athlete of the Month. Jean Tucker " A little nonsense now and then; is relished by the wisest of men. " Boosters Club, F.H.A., Girls ' Chorus, 10th Grade Talent Show, D.O. Student, Stunt Night, Field Day, Julie Ussery " Truly loyal as a friend; trustworthy as a student. " Dept. Editor of Full Moon, Annual S aff, Band, Mixed Chorus, Dramatics Club, Boosters Club, Tri-Hi-Y, Library Club, Crea- tive Speaking and Writing Club, Waitress at Sen. Banquet, Science Fair, Stunt Night, Field Day, News and Press Reporter, Gastonia Band Clinic, Sen. Play Cast. Betty Jean Vanhoy " I ' m sitting on top of the world. " Dramatics Club, Boosters Club, Library Club Secretary, Bible Club, F.H.A., Girls ' Chorus, 9th Grade Chorus, F.H.A. Conven- tion, Stunt Night, Field Day. Ann Walter " Common sense is the knock of seeing things os they really ore, and doing things as they ought to be done. " Delegate to Girls ' State, Annual Staff, Full Moon Staff, Assem- bly Comm., Band (3), Mixed Chorus, Dramatics Club, Boosters Club, Tri-Hi-Y, Creative Speaking and Writing Club, Library Club, F.T.A., Sen. Play Cast, Jr. Play Cast, Waitress at Sen. Banquet, Delegate to Tri-Hi-Y Convention, Science Fair, Stunt Night, Field Day, Sen. Play Cast. Trudie Weover " Kindness is wisdom. " Student Council, Homeroom Officer, D.O. Student, Science Fair, Intramural Basketball. 23 SENIORS Judy Whitley " Personality is to a woman what sunshine is to the flower. " Annual Staff, Full Moon Staff, Homecoming Sponsor, Student Council, Mixed Chorus, Dramatics Club Secretary, Tri-Hi-Y, Pres., Jr. Red Cross Council, F.H.A., Girls ' Chorus, Homeroom Officer, loth Grade Talent Show, Waitress at Sen. Banquet, Science Fair, Stunt Night, Field Day, Intramural Basketball, Usher for Jr. Play, Sen. Play Cast. Neil Whitley " What I must do is all that concerns me, not what the people think. " Annual Staff, 9th Grade Operetta and Chorus, Science Fair, Stunt Night, Field Day, _lntramurals. Ann Whitlock " I agree with no man, I have opinions of my own. " Dept. Editor of Full Moon, Delegate to Girls ' State, Annual Staff, Assembly Comm., Band, Mixed Chorus, Dramatics Club, Boosters Club, Tri-Hi-Y Vice-Pres., Stunt Night, Creative Speak- ing and Writing Club, Waitress at Sen. Banquet, Delegate to Tri-Hi-Y Convention, Science Fair, Decorating Comm, for Jr.- Sr. Prom, Mars Hill Chorus Clinic. Patsy Wilhelm " She gets much out of life, which is what she puts into it. " Annual Staff, Full Moon Staff, Mixed Chorus, Dramatics Club, Treas., Boosters Club, Treas. Tri-Hi-Y, Creative Speaking and Writing Club, Jr. Red Cross Council, Photopraghy Club, Scholar- ship Club, Library Club, F.H.A., F.T.A., Girls ' Chorus, 9th Grade Chorus ond Operetta, Waitress at Sen. Banquet, Delegate to Tri-Hi-Y Convention, Science Fair, Stunt Night, Field Day, Intramural Basketball, Prompter for Jr. Play, Sen. Play Cast. Carolyn Williams " She has achieved success who has lived well, laughed often, and loved much, " Sec. of Nat. Hon. Society, Sec. of Student Body, Literary Editor of Annual, Feofure Editor of Full Moon, Delegate to Press Institute, Delegate to Student Council Convention, Del- egate to Nat. Honor Society Convention, Comm, Marshal, Who ' s Who, Assembly Comm. Sec., Debating Team, Student Council, Dromatics Club, Boosters Club, Tri-Hi-Y, Creative Speaking and Writing Club, 9th Grade Operetta, Jr. Play Cast, Cast of " Our Aunt From Californio " , and " The Christmas Miracle " , 1 0th Grade Talent Show, Waitress at Sen. Banquet, Science Fair, Stunt Night, Field Day, D.A.R. Good Citizen, Chrm. Homeroom Devotions, Student Radio Club, Library Club, Girls ' Chorus, Homeroom Officer, 9th Grade Chorus, Sen. Play Cast. Most Studious: Most Influential: Peggy Jo Lowder Robert Shaver Carolyn Williams James Gibson Friendliest: Ruth Ann Copley Bill Huckabee j I SENIOR SUPERLATIVES Best Looking: Martha Rae Harris Dalton Hathcock Most Dependable: Bernice Roscoe James Gibson Most Likely to Succeed: Carolyn Williams Robert Shaver ‘i t t , i mL ' ..illlll f Hi uji iW m j 1 Most Popular: Best Dancers: Most Talented: Martha Rae Harris Bill Huckabee Carolyn Miller Frank Burrell Shirley Medlin Robert Shaver Most Talkative: Most Original: Carolyn Miller Gene Snuggs SUPERLATIVES Best Athletes: Barbara Huneycutt Gene Snuggs Cutest: Avanelle Osborne Bill Huckabee Best Dressed: Judy Whitley Clayton Maudlin Bettie Gantt Robert Shaver Contented Shoot i. ,. Pock up your troubles. CLASS OFFICERS Larry Yow President Larry Talbert Vice-President Lydia Hall Secretary Victor Dry Treasurer V Sherrill Aldridge Alton Almond Potty Almond Jeanette Andrews Lentz Austin George Barringer Georgia Beaver Doretha Boone JUNIOR Bobbie Brooks Jimmy Brown Morgaret Brunson Betty Burleson Jimmie Carol Burleson Peggy Burleson Corolene Burris George Carpenter Doretta Cole R. B. Cox C. B. Crook Sally Crook 30 Kent Curlee Ronnie Curlee Delphine Davis Peggy Davis Laura Doby Donald Dorton Victor Dry Betty Early CLASS John Ellington Lanny Ellis Bobbie Eudy Nancy Farmer Mary Foreman J. W. Foster Billy Freeman Dwayne Furr Rogers Furr Margaret Gilbert Janet Glover Jimmy Griffin 31 Zlaud Grigg Kathryn Groves Lydia Hall Billie Rose Harris Larry Hartsell Lowell Hartsell Benny Harwood Larry Hearne JUNIOR Doris Hinson Barbara Holt Jeanette Howard Sue Jean Hunsucker Ann Ivey Richard Jordan Evelyn Kimrey James Kimrey Gay Lambert Shirley Lambert Betty Lefler Dwayne Lowder 32 Vann Lowder Doris Luther Arthur Lynn Eugene Miller Jimmy Millican Jeanette Morgan Wayne Morris Barbara Morton CLASS Emily Morton Jimmy Morton Louvine Morton Neil Morton Peggy Morton Steve McLendon Barbara McSwoin Ellen Palmer Wayne Palmer Nellie Pickier Bobby Reeves Rochelle Ritchie 33 Joanne Rummage Melvin Rushing Ann Russell Pauline Russell Dixie Schadt Ralph Setzler Yvonne Sheppard Dan Sibley JUNIOR Keith Sikes Joyce Ann Simpson Myron Snotherly Kay Snuggs Craig Smith Kenneth Smith Louise Smith Peggy Smith 34 Grace Speight Shirley Swaringen Larry Talbert Lula Groy Thomas Lyndell Thompson Marvin Thompson Ben Treece Vance Troutman CLASS Larry Tucker Richard Tucker Danny Vismor Delores Waisner Gary Waisner Joan Ward Sylvia Whitley Larry Yow 35 Fountain of Youth " Crane Legs " CLASS OFFICERS Lendell Smith President John David Moose Vice-President Jeanette Moose Secretary Bobby Peck. Treasurer -«« FIRST ROW: Pat Allen, Don Almond, Mark Almond, Jamas Austin, Johnsie Baldwin, Jonet Barbee, Melvin Barbee, Ray Barringer. SECOND ROW: Bill Beeker, Kathryn Blalock, Jack Blankenship, Clarence Boles, Katherine Bowers. Nancy Burleson, Betty Jean Burris, Betty Burris. THIRD ROW: Frances Cagle, Dickie Cashwell, Kenneth Chance, Larry Chance, Marvin Clark, Polly Clark, Doris Coley, Shelby Coley. FOURTH ROW: Jimmy Cooke, Louise Cooper, Allen Corbett, Reese Cox, Thomas Crisco, Kent Davis, Miriam Davis, Reggie Davis. FIFTH ROW: Arnelle Doby, Carlene Doby, Shelby Doby, Karla Efird, Myra Efird, Wando Efird, Dorothy Ellis, Larry Eudy. SIXTH ROW: Opal Eudy, Wayne Eudy, Janice Eury, Shelby Jean Eury, Ronnie Fox, Roger Freeman, Sue Furr, Elliot Gaddy. 38 SOPHOMORE FIRST ROW; Skipper Gantt, Phyllis Ann Greer, Douglas Harper, Dwayne Harrington, Eddie Hatley, Edward Hatley, Violet Hatley, Martha Harward. SECOND ROW; Sarah J03 Hinson, Libby Howard, Elaine Hudson, Jerry Huneycutt, Elizabeth Hunsucker, Max Hunsucker, Charles James, Lewis James. THIRD ROW; Jimmy Johnson, Eleanor Jones, Bobby Josey, Wayne Kimrey, Mary Jane Kirkpatrick, Jeffie Lee, Patsy Lineberry, Frances Litaker. FOURTH ROW; Dwight Little, Sylvia Long, Elaine Lowder, Gareth Lowder, Ned Lowder, Shirley Lowder, Ivy Mabe, Pattie Mann. FIFTH ROW; Anita Mauldin, Russell Mauldin, Myro Melton, Gloria Merritt, Elaine Mills, Florence Milton, Jeanette Moose , John David Moose. SIXTH ROW; Gerald Morris, Nancy Morris, Jolee Morris, Martha Morrow, Helen Morton, Lonnie Morton, Pete Napier, Faye Nash. CLASS 39 FIRST ROW: Dolly Poge, Janice Parker, Bobby Peck, Charlotte Pope, Peggy Poplin, Frances Regan, Joan Renger, Arce Rose Rich. SECOND ROW: Betty Ritchie, Sylvia Rogers, Frances Ross, Johnnie Runrmage, Steven Sasser, Geraldine Saunders, Roger Saunders, Judy Scaggs. THIRD ROW: Kenneth Shepperd, Earl Simpson, Ann Smith, Donnie Smith, Lendell Smith, Leon Snuggs, Homer Stamper, Nancy Starnes. FOURTH ROW: Jean Starr, Marian Stiller, Sue Swanner, Elaine Swaringen, Luther Swaringen, Susie Swaringen, Loretta Thomos, Bernice Thompson. FIFTH ROW: Shirley Tindal, Amorelle Tucker, Bernice Tucker, Polly Tucker, Ronald Tucker, Lillian Watkins, Sandra Westerlund, David Whitley. SIXTH ROW: Sue Whitley, Yoder Whitley, John Ray Williams. 40 SOPHOMORE CLASS CLASS OFFICERS Wade Smith President Charles Smith Vice-President Edshay Brunson Secretary-T reasurer FIRST ROW: P. Aldridge, D. Allen, J. Almond, S. Almond, E. Andrews, N. J. Arey, J. Barbee, K. Barbee, L. Barnes. SECOND ROW: J. Barrier, J. Barringer, B. Baucom, L. Benner, B. Boone, B. Bowers, G. Bowers, H. Brown, E. Brun- son. THIRD ROW: L. Burleson, T. Burleson, E. Burris, J. Burris, L. Burris, V. Burris, N. Caudle, K. Cauthen, D. Chandler. FOURTH ROW: P. Chandler, M. Clark, B. Coggins, J. Coggins, B. L. Collins, J. Cooper, B. Copley, B. Crisco, S. Culp. FIFTH ROW: V. Culp, B. Curlee, S. Davis, Y. Davis, S. Deese, J. Dennis, B. Doby, V. Eagle, B. L. Efird. SIXTH ROW: S. Efird, C. Eudy, F. Eudy, I, Eudy, S. Eudy, J. Faulkner, E. Fenters, B. Fisher, B, Fitzgerald. SEVENTH ROW: E. Fitzg erald, D. Frick, L. Frick, P. Frick, J. Furr, P. Furr, P. Furr, T. Furr, G. Goins. 42 FRESHMAN FIRST ROW: M. Greene, C. Griffin, R. Griffin, P. Griggs, K. Haire, P. Haire, E. Marker, B. Harrington, Z. Harris. SECOND ROW: P. Hartsell, L. Harwood, M. Harwood, M, Harwood, D. Hathcock, Y. Hathcock, F. Hatley, P. Hin- son, P, Hinson. THIRD ROW: J. Hitchcock, C. Holshouser, B. Holt, E. Holt, S. Holt, J. Howard, J. Hudson, M. Hudson, J. Huneycutt. FOURTH ROW: I. Hunsucker, G. Johnson, T. Johnson, B. Kimrey, L. Kimrey, J. Kluttz, F. Koontz, M. Lambert, H. Lawhon. FIFTH ROW: M. Lee, J. Leonard, S. Leonard, L. Lisk, A. Lowder, B. Lowder, C. Lowder, G. Lowder, M. Lowder. SIXTH ROW: N. S. Lowder, C. McManus, J. McDonald, N. McDuffie, P. McSwain, S. Manus, R, Mason, B. Mauldin, E. Medlin. SEVENTH ROW: M. Medlin, B. Meisemer, J. Melton, G. Miller, J. Morgan, R. Morris, B. Morton, J. Morton, N. M. Morton. CLASS 4 } FIRST ROW: S. Morton, D. Nosh, N. Nowling, W. Page F. Palmer, S. Poplin, C. Price, P. Price, T. Reeves. SECOND ROW: J. Richardson, J. Ritchie, H. Rogers, S. Rogers, R. Rummage, B. Russell, F. Russell, J. Russell, L. Scarboro. THIRD ROW: G. Sells, A. Sides, C. Smith, C. Smith, D. Smith, V. Smith, W. Smith, J. Speight, J. Springer. FOURTH ROW: J. Stallings, R. Starnes, D. Starr, K. Talbert, D. Terry, C. Thompson, P. Thompson, S. Thompson, J. Turner. FIFTH ROW: C. Ussery, J. Vismor, D. Waisner, D. Walker, J. Wallace, J. Walton, C. Whitley, N. Whitley. J I FRESHMAN CLASS Mrs. Ivey ' s Room: Terry Brooks, George Bruton, Ronald Crawley. Wayne Eudy, Woyne E u r y , Donald Faulkner, Roderick Jor- dan, Burnie Miller, George Mc- Manus, Reggie Roberson, Gene Simmons, Robert L. Smith, Robert T. Smith, Mox Snuggs, Buddy Stoker, Durwood Swarin- gen, Billy Vanhoy, George Weover, Patsy Blake, Linda Duke, Carolyn Efird, Barbara Helms, Virginia Henderson, Lor- etta, Holt, Peggy Jo Pickier, Delores Prince, Sheila Scarboro. Mrs. Lynn ' s Room: Jimmy Coch- ran, Michael Cooper, Jimmy Deese, Mickey Dry, Steve Fes- perman, Winfred Ford, Stephen Gantt, Conrad Hathcock, Bill Hurlocker, Roger Laton, Bid Lyon, Jerry Morris, Roger Mor- ris, Garrieth Pendergraft, Tom- my Shaver, Charles Smith, Jim Stiller, Rex Whitley, Clara Bost, Jo Ellen Brooks, Anne Coble, V.cki Cranford, Elizabeth Efird, Mary Griffin, Carol Jomes, Shir- ley Kluttz, Linda Moose, Eliza- beth Ann Tucker, Mrs. Saunders ' Room: Eugene Almond, Ronald Axsom, Larry Burleson, Wayne Carpenter, Gene Davis, David Gngg, John Iddings, Eugene Langley, Larry Lisk, Lonnie Mauldin, Jerry Reap, John R e n g e r , Reggie Simpson, John Solomon, Tom Speight, Glenn Talbert, John Robert Taylor, Mory Lynn Angell, Juanita Courville, Sylvia Davis, Dorothy Farmer, Jeonette Hinson, Shelbia Goss. Patricia Mauldin, Peggy Richie, Anne Rogers, Jane Thomas, Janice Westerlund. ’ Ml ' ' ., i The Student Council is made up of four officers elected by the student body and o representative elected from each homeroom. The purpose is to create and maintain high standards of citizenship ond scholarship. Projects of the Student Council this year have been maintaining the student lounge ond concession stand ond sponsoring the annual open house. Sponsor — Mrs. Lyke; Asst. Sponsor — Mr. Benton. Pete Almond President Danny Vismor Vice-President Frank Burrell T reasurer Frances Litaker Secretary STUDENT COUNCIL HONOR SOCIETY NATIONAL The ideals of the NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY are Character, Scholarship, Leadership, and Service. To be eligible for membership in this society, a student must first possess a high scholastic average. Then he is judged by the faculty and present Honor Society members on the basis of character, leadership, and service. It is hoped that those students honored by membership in the National Honor Society will continue to strive toward a high, respect- able goal. OFFICERS: President, Robert Shaver; Vice President, Bill Huckabee; Secretary, Carolyn Williams; Treasurer, Bernice Roscoe; Scrapbook Chairman, Martha Rae Harris; Business Manager, Frank Burrell; Ad- visor, Mrs. Nell Westerlund. Robert Shaver Carolyn Williams Martha Rae Harris Frank Burrell Bill Huckabee Bernice Roscoe Peggy Jo Lowder Marilyn Greene Janet Troutman Avanelle Osborne Carolyn Miller Barbara Lowder Ellen Cook Glenn Almond Jeannette Dennis Bettie Gantt 49 Advisor Frank Burrell Editor-in-Chief Carolyn Miller Asst. Editor Carolyn Williams Literary Editor J. C. Boone Photopraghy Editor Mona Roe Crotts Art Editor Bill Huckabee Business Manager Marilyn Greene Asst. Business Manoger Larry Halt Asst. Photography Editor Peggy Lowder Typing Editor Donald Morton Sports Editor Advisor ATIONS Larry Bowers Sports Editor Ann Whitlock News Editor Julia Ussery Managing Editor Martha Rae Harris Editor in Chief Larry Holt Exchange Editor Carolyn Williams Feoture Editor Dalton Hathcock Asst. Business Manager Charles McManus Business Manager BLACK MASQUE The Christmas Miracle The Black Masque is a dramatic organization open only to Juniors and Seniors who are in- terested in acting, costuming, production, and make-up. This year 75 upperclassman joined this organization, thus making them eligible for open try-outs before any play was cast. Characters for all plays are chosen on the basis of talent alone; however, the production staff is selected on a voluntary basis. Bolts and Nuts Sunbonnet Sue DRAMATICS CLUB OFFICERS — President, J. C. Boone, Vice President, Margaret Brunson; Secretary, Judy Whitley; Treasurer, Patsy Wilhelm; Scrapbook Committee, Carolyn Williams, Bettie Gantt; Advisor, Miss Inez Bankett. The assembly committee is composed of two representatives from the 8th, 9th, 10th, and 11th grades and eight from the 12th. This committee is responsible for planning and having an assembly program every Friday. This year the committee, under the direction of Mr. Fry, arranged a variety of different programs. MARY GULLEDGE CLUB The Mary Gulledge Club is an organization of students whose future plans include teach- ing. The club meets regularly to discuss various phases of this profession. This organization was formed this year and is under the, direction of Miss Doris Tucker. OFFICERS — President, Avanelle Osborne; Vice President, Bernice Roscoe; Secretary, Jimmy Griffin; Treasurer, Barbara Lowder; Historian, Ann Walter; Librarian, Ruth Morris; Sponsor, Miss Doris Tucker. CREATIVE SPEAKING AND WRITING CLUB This fast growing club enters a variety of essay and oratorical contests. Under their director, Mrs. Paul B. Fry, they have made great progress during the past year. OFFICERS — President, Ruth Ann Copley; Vice President, Pot Allen; Secretary and Treas- urer, Sally Crook; Sponsor, Mrs. Paul B. Fry. LIBRARY CLUB The Library Club is composed of students who work as assistants to the librarian at different periods during the day. Directed by Miss Pearle Michael, this organization has become one of the most helpful in the school. OFFICERS — President, Shirley Medlin; Vice President, Kay Thomas; Secretary, Betty Jean Vanhoy; Treasurer, Claude Lawhon; Reporter, Jo Ann Ward; Sponsor, Miss Pearle Michael. RED CROSS COUNCIL A new ogranization in Albemarle High School, the Red Cross Council has undertaken many worthwhile projects. Two of the council ' s most outstanding achievements were raising $150.00 for a chest to send overseas and raising enough money to send a Red Cross repre- sentative to a Leadership Training Center in Green Cove, N. C. The council is made up of Homeroom Representatives and officers elected by them. OFFICERS — Chairman, Marilyn Greene, Vice Chairman, Doris Hinson; Secretary, Phylis Greer; Treasurer, John Ellington; Advisor, Mrs. J. W. Ivey. FUTURE HOMEMAKERS OF AMERICA The F.H.A. is the nationol organization for pupils studying homemaking in high school. All students who are enrolled in Home Economics, or those who have been so enrolled and are still in school may become members. Several projects are carried on each year, and the members attend conference during the school year. OFFICERS — President, Joanne Ward; Vice President, Opal Eudy; Secretary, Joanne Rum- mage; Treasurer, Lois Harward; Song Leader, Arce Rose Rich; Reporter, Shirley Lower; Advisors, Mrs. Coble and Mrs. Winecoff. KISil KlllSIf Hl-Y SENIOR CLUB OFFICERS President Vice-President . . Sccretary-T reasurer Chaplain Sponsor Jerry Traywick J. C. Boone David Bruton Charles McManus Jake Carter JUNIOR CLUB OFFICERS President Vice-President Secretary-T reasurer Chaplain Sponsor Jimmy Millican Arthur Lynn Victor Dry Claud Grigg Pete Clark SOPHOMORE CLUB OFFICERS President Vice-President . . . Secretary-T reasurer Chaplain Sponsor Bobby Peck Marvin Clark Steven Sasser Donnie Smith George Clayton FRESHMAN CLUB OFFICERS President Vice-President Secretory-T reasurer Chaplain Sponsor . . Jimmy Almond Edshoy Brunson Joe Kluttz Wade Smith Wayne Alexander TRI-HI-Y SENIOR CLUB OFFICERS President Judy Whitley Vice-President Ann Whitlock Secretary Mary L. Helms Treasurer Martha Harris Chaplain Julie Ussery Sponsor Miss Mildred Kyzer JUNIOR CLUB OFFICERS President Bobbie Eudy Vice-President Ann Ivey Secretary Sylvia Whitley Treasurer Laura Doby Chaplain Ellen Palmer Sponsor Mrs. Pete Clark SOPHOMORE CLUB OFFICERS President Jean Starr Vice-Presiednt Elaine Mills Secretary Joan Renger Treasurer Patty Mann Chaplain Phyllis Greer Sponsor Miss Carlene Cathey FRESHMEN CLUB OFFICERS President Peggy Furr Vice-President Jean Furr Secretary Sandra Poplin Treasurer Jerry Vismor Chaplain Dotty Walker Sponsor Miss Jean Abrahamsen officers — P resident, Wade Hearne; Vice President, Dalton Hathcock; Secretary, Patsy Page; Treasurer, Betty Rummage; Co-ordinator, Mr. E. F. Wilson; Homeroom Representative, Nelda Huneycutt. DIVERSIFIED OCCUPATI ON The Diversified Occupations group is composed of thirty-nine 11th and 12th grade students training for a specific trade. The vocational students attend school in the morning -and work in the afternoon. This enables a student to find his vocation .vhile attending school, and at the same time serve his apprenticeship in his chosen trade. S 58 PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB The Photography Club is one of the most active clubs in the school although it was organized just this year. The purpose of the club is to create on interest in, and to learn the art of photography. The members hove rendered o valuable service to the school and community. They hove mode pictures for the annual, FULL MOON, and county paper. MASCOTS Lynn Burleson Martha Kate Vismor A« OFFICERS — President, J. C. Boone; Secretary, Ann Ivey; Treasurer, Lorry Tucker; Vice- President, Jerry Cooper; Advisor, Miss Mildred Kyzer. 59 Girls ' Chorus MIXED President, James Gibson Vice-President, Lorry Tucker CHORUS Secretary, Marilyn Greene Treasurer, J, C. Boone Ninth Grade Chorus Boys ' Double Quartet FIRST ROW: Arthur Lynn, Jerry Traywick, Larry Tucker, Rogers Furr. SECOND ROW: James Gib- son, Donald Morton, Lowell Hartsell, J. C. Boone. Mr. Spencer Hatley Helen Starr Director Student Director Saxophones and Horns Trumpets Majorettes Linda Moose; Ann Smith; Sylvia Rogers; Jean Starr, Drum Majorette; Jeannette Dennis, Chief Majorette; Kathryn Groves; Barbara Lowder. BAND OFFICERS President Frank Burrell Vice President Larry Hartsell Backfield Linemen Coaches Robinette and Webb FOOT CO-CAPTAINS James Gibson David Bruton Managers Edward Fitzgerald, Charles McManus, Danny Vismor, Robert Lowder. Albemarle Score Opposing Score Albemarle 27 Winecoff 0 Albemarle 14 Kannapolis 19 Albemarle 19 Lexington 0 Albemarle 7 Children ' s Home 0 Albemarle 13 Wilkes Centrol 7 Albemarle 28 Monroe 0 Albemarle 34 Mooresville 6 Albemarle 32 Myers Park 6 Albemarle 26 Concord 6 Albemarle 21 Asheboro 19 Total 221 63 BALL FIRST ROW: Edshoy Brunson, Skipper Gantt, Wade Smith, James Gibson, David Bruton, Dickie Cashwell, Luther Kimrey, Roger Freeman. SECOND ROW: Lowell Hartsell, Jimmy Millican, Donnie Smith, Charles James, Steve McLendon, Claud Lawhon, Ralph Setzler, Eddie Hatley, Gene Snuggs. THIRD ROW: John David Moose, Larry Talbert, Kenneth Smith, Arthur Lynn, Jerry Traywick, Bill Huckabee, Jimmy Page, Rogers Furr, Claud Grigg, Larry Bowers, Ray Gene Smith. 67 HIGHLIGHTS OF 1952 FOOTBALL SEASON The Albemarle Bulldogs had the most successful season this year that they have had in the six year stay of Head Coach Toby Webb, The Bulldogs compiled a total of nine wins against one defeat. That de- feat was an upset at the hands of Kanna- polis ' s " Little Wonders " , who captured the South Piedmont Conference title. In the opening game the Bulldogs ran over Winecoff easily, 27-0. The Bulldogs received their only set- back, a 19-14 decision at Kannapolis. Back in the winning column the Bulldogs downed Lexington 19-0. Journeying to Winston-Salem the Bull- dogs sneaked past tough Children ' s Home in a 7-0 thriller. The defending conference champs, the Wilkes Central " Eagles " , fell before the improving Bulldogs 13-7. The Bulldogs avenged last years only de- feat by whipping Monroe 28-0. Mooresville, the next victim, fell before the strong Bulldogs 34-6. The Bulldogs unleashed a strong air at- tack to down Myers Park in the Home- coming tilt 32-6. The Concord " Spiders " were sent home with a 26-6 defeat at the hands of the Bulldogs. The Bulldogs sneaked past Asheboro ' s " Blue Comets " 21-19 in an offensive thriller. At the end of the season the following eight Bulldogs had played their last game: Co-Captains David Bruton and James Gib- son, Gene Snuggs, Ray Gene Smith, Claud Lawhon, Bill Huckabee, Jerry Troywick, and extra point kicker, Larry Bowers, who put 23 out of 31 through the uprights. Football Sponsors FIRST ROW: Judy Whitley, Delphine Davis, Barbara McSwain, Martha Harris, Sally Ausband, Kathryn Groves, Mona Crotts, Margaret Brunson, Bobbie Eudy, Barbara Lewder, Zolotta Harris, Jeanette Dennis, Linda Moose, Jeanette Moose, Arce Rose Ritch. SECOND ROW: Jeanette Hinson, Sylvia Rogers, Sandra Westerlund, Mary Lynn Angell, Ann Rogers, Martha Harwood, Elaine Mills, Lydia Hall, Avanelle Osborne, Bettie Gantt, Marilyn Greene, Charlotte Pope, Suzie Culp, Jean Furr, Maxine Harwood, Sylvia Whitley, Shirley Lisk, Myra Efird. GIRLS ' BASKET BALL Janet Troutman, Barbara Huneycutt, Doris Hinson, Louise Cooper, Evelyn Kimrey, Janet Glover. Glenn Almond, Claud Grigg, Jerry Traywick, Bill Huckabee, Clayton Mauldin, Wayne Barringer. BOYS ' BASKET BALL FIRST ROW: Arthur Lynn, Claud Grigg. SECOND ROW: Claud Lawhon, Dickie Cashwell, Lonnie Morton, Pete Almond, Don Jones, " Wheaties " Richardson, (Manager). THIRD ROW: Clayton Mauldin, Larry Tucker, Larry Talbert, Bill Huckabee, Jerry Traywick, Richard Jordan, " Chunk " Barringer, Coach Rex Benton. January 6 January 9 . January 13 January 20 January 27 January 30 . February 3 February 6 February 10 . . February 17 February 20 February 27 . , 1953 Schedule Monroe Lexington Mills Home Kannapolis Concord . Asheboro Kannapolis . Asheboro Lexington Mills Home Concord Monroe ' Two Points " 70 Girls Boys Albemarle vs. Concord 42-39 32-57 Albemarle vs. Asheboro 29-47 43-25 Albemarle vs. Kannapolis . 33-51 58-52 Albemarle vs. Mooresville 44-39 56-36 Albemarle vs. Children ' s Home . 28-44 47-42 Albemarle vs. Monroe 64-22 54-29 Albemarle vs. Concord 49-51 50-55 Albemarle vs. Spencer 63-29 43-28 Albemarle vs. Monroe 29-41 58-31 Albemarle vs. Kannapolis 38-53 57-59 Albemarle vs. Statesville .44-51 66-72 Albemarle vs. Asheboro 39-50 83-37 Albemarle vs. Mooresville 72-46 68-54 Albemarle vs. Chidren ' s Home 50-58 48-42 Albemrale vs. Spencer 53-75 39-20 Will she moke it? FIRST ROW: Polly Clark, Carrie Eudy. SECOND ROW: Coach Mary Schell, Janet Glover, Evelyn Kimrey, Barbara Huney- cutt, Janet Troutman, Ann Smith. THIRD ROW: Ruth Ann Copley, (Scorekeeper), Sandra Westerlund, Betty Ritchie, Pat Allen, Doris Hinson, Louise Cooper, Georgia Beaver, Judy Barringer, Barbara Lowder, (Manager). 71 MONOGRAM CLUB The honor of being in the Monogram Club comes to the students who have earned letters in the various sports in the school. Each year the club sponsors different events to raise money to buy sweaters for the members. The sweaters are navy blue with a white letter. The most outstanding event the club sponsors is the Annual Stunt Night program. Coach H. T. Webb is the advisor of the organ- ization. FIRST ROW: Danny Vismor, Wade Smith, Charles McManus, Robert Lewder, Dickie Cashwell, Ralph Setzler, Johnnie Richardson. SECOND ROW: Gene Snuggs, Bill Huckabee, Steve McLendon, Claud Lawhon, Jimmy Millican, Barbara Huneycutt, Evelyn Kimrey. THIRD ROW: Ray Gene Smith, David Bruton, Jerry Traywick, Larry Bowers, Jimmy Page, John David Moose, Doris Hinson. FOURTH ROW: J. W. Foster, Arthur Lynn, Ken- neth Smith, Donnie Smith. THE BOOSTERS CLUB The Boosters Club, under the sponsorship of Miss Mary Lillian Schell, was organized again this year and the membership is larger than it has ever been before due to the fact that it is open to all the students of A. H. S. The main purpose of the Boosters Club is to boost the spirit of all the student body and to support athletic teams. Each year it handles the annual homecoming complete with parade, pep rally and dance. I ! ANNOUNCERS Lorry Tucker, Myron Snotherly, J. C. Boone, Mr, R. C. Hatley, Advisor. SITTING: Elain Mills, Margaret Brunson, Lydia Hall, Matilyn Greene, Jerry Vismor. STANDING: Mono Rae Crotts, Martha Roe Harris, Ellen Palmer. 1952 Baseball Schedule Albemarle Lexington Albemarle Kannapolis Albmearle Thomasville Albemarle Asheboro Albemarle Kannapolis Albemarle Spencer Albemarle Concord Albemarle Spencer Albemarle . Thomasville Albemarle Lexington Albemarle Asheboro Albemarle Concord Games Won 1952 Baseball Squad Ray Gene Smith Pitcher James Gibson . . . Pitcher Steve McLendon Catcher Jerry Traywick . First Baseman Jimmy Johnson First Baseman J. W. Foster . . Second Baseman Bill Huckabee . . . Second Baseman Claud Lawhon . Shortstop Larry Chance . . . Third Bas eman Tub Russell .... . Left Fielder Wade Hearne . . . Center Fielder Jimmy Millican . Left Fielder Ken Smith Center Fielder Donnie Smith . . Right Fielder Dickie Cashwell . FirstTeam Manager Two Points Mr. America Compliments of Compliments of Nehi Beverage Co. M W Loan Co., Inc. Auto Loans Re-Financing Bottlers of Albemarle, N. C. RC— Nehi — Par-T-Pak A Local Company Cread McManus, Mgr. DUN-RITE Laundry Cleaners Albemarle Oil Co., Inc. (QjQDXm »imci Distributors Albemarle, N. C. 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" Save to Build " Build to Save " 79 Compliments of Sealtest Dairy Products Phone 442 Lowder ' s Florist Phone 1380-81 224 West Main St. " Flowers For All Occasions " Morgan Insurance Agency, Inc. 1 77 North Second St. Phone 585 Compliments of Lowder Hardware Co., Inc. Eat at Harmanco ' s Compliments of Quality Cleaners Compliments of A FRIEND Southern Flour Mills, Inc. Manufacturers of Sure Test Flour and All Star Feeds Compliments of BURRELL BAKERY 80 Compliments of 9 Traywick Traywick Seed Co. Diamonds — Watches Jewelry Fine Silver — China Crystal Photographic Supplies Starnes Compliments of Morgan Motor Co. ☆ Albemarle, N. C. 81 Compliments of DENNIS ATLANTIC Oil — Greasi ng— Gasol ine 1315 East Main St. Compliments of J. C. PENNY CO. Albemarle Insurance Agency, Inc. " Just Insurance " First Nat ' l. Bank Bldg. Albemarle, N. C. 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