Alleghany County High School - Alcova Yearbook (Covington, VA)
- Class of 1967
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Ref Alcova V a 30065100367611 Mem 371.8 Memorial Case Alcova 1 1 1 ALCOVA VOLUME IV 1967 ALLEGHANY COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL Route 2, Valley Ridge Covington , Virginia TABLE OF CONTENTS Dedication 8 Faculty 10 Social Activities 40 Sports 76 Organizations 112 Classes 146 Advertisements 192 Index 229 In Every Activity People Touch People, Ideas Members of Alleghany ' s band know that teamwork is essential for. a good per- formance. Charlie Burr exerts individual effort as a member of the wrestling team. 2 FBLA members Karen Patrick, Charlotte Lip- trap, Carolyn Dressier, Glory Nicely, and Cynthia Byer take part in club projects. Are Expressed And Responsibilities Met Through organizations, academic activities, sports, and extracurricular activities Alleghany ' s students come in contact with many varied personalities. They experience the joys that are evident when a group project is completed. Working together as a club brings satisfaction when projects are begun from ideas of the group and are carried through with re- sponsibility to the final goal. Alleghany ' s classes encourage free expression of ideas which benefit the entire group. Each student is taught to respect the individual opinions of others but he is also taught the value of group discussion and decision. Especially in sports, students learn the value of teamwork. How successful is a cross country relay without teamwork? Each member therefore does his best not just for himself but for the whole of the activity. Lastly, let us look at the success of Alleghany ' s extracurricular activities. Students working together toward a common end strive for the successful ac- complishment of their goals. Club members working diligently on a sponsored dance, newspaper staff members working on a special edition, football players working for a close win and juniors working eagerly on the prom are significant examples of Alleghany ' s teamwork. Jon Kilian presides at a junior class meeting. Art students often have opportunities to express their individual ideas. Students such as Mark Bennett and Phil Nikkei earn trust and respect by accepting responsibility. 3 Separate Ideals, Goals And Responsibilities Jim Faidley, kicking specialist for the Colt gridmen, attempts a field goal as Bobby Irvine holds. Shared, Catalyze Outstanding efforts by students such as Debbie Bennett, top magazine salesman in this year ' s fund- raising campaign, en- able ACHS to easily top its goal of $ 3000 . Each of Alleghany ' s students has a unique place in the school and in the whole of society. ACHS ' s classes encourage the individual to delve into the world of creative thinking and activity. Free expression in art, music and writing are just a few of the areas in which the students accept the responsibilities con- nected with individuality. Just as teamwork is necessary to succeed, so is t he individual contribution of every person. Teams, groups and clubs are composed of students who accept the responsibility of a personal challenge and meet it according to their ability. Each member of an athletic team must give his all for the eventual vic- tory. Sometimes his efforts crumple in defeat, but at least he has the individual satisfaction of trying. Organizations that decide to under- take a large civic or community project know that their success is dependent upon the in- dividual ' s willingness to work. Every student at Alleghany has a respon- sibility to himself as well as to society to acquire as much knowledge as is possible. Eventually this individual will be the leader of tomorrow ' s world Alleghany County High School ' s curricula, sports programs, and organizations, offer every individual a chance to develop himself to the fullest extent. It is the student ' s responsibility to seek the chal- lenge and to meet it with ability. Horizons are bright for individuals who make the most of their opportunities at Alleghany. Bobbie Johnson, a candidate for Miss Al- cova, hopes to make a good impression on the interviewers, who judge her on general appearance, poise, general awareness and school spirit. 4 Expressed And The Distillation . . . C. L. Hylton, Otis Lewis, and Mike Wade casually exchange comments and ideas during a between class break. They have found such extracurricular discussions both an enjoy- able and an enlightening part of academic life at ACHS. Wendell Alfred makes use of the school P.A. system while carry- Frank McCullough uses classroom skills in fulfilling the responsi- ing out his responsibilities as a member of the yearbook staff. bilities typical of library science students. The newspaper staff is often seen dashing madly about their journalism room, knocking over chairs and each other, as they try to meet the deadlines for the lat- est issue of the PA- TRIOT. Here, the articles written and the stencils typed, staff members relax as the first copies be- gin coming off the press. . . . Of The Crowd Into The Individual Students reluctantly return to classes after enjoying SCA campaign speeches. Groups, teams and organizations are all important to the functioning of ACHS. Working together in harmo- ny is one of the basic principles which lead to the success of activities at Alleghany. Juniors are pleased with the success of their efforts in relation to the junior-senior prom. Naturally the large gym couldn ' t have been trans- formed into an " Isle of Paradise " by one person. Hard teamwork is evident in the athletic records compiled by ACHS athletes. Wins in sports brought hardy exclamations of victory resulting from the efficient teamwork. Organizations are constantly mak- ing contributions to ACHS. Civic proj- ects benefit the entire student body because of the participation of the group. Although the crowd and group are important, the individual contributions rate above all else. Group achievement depends strictly on individual work. Each person has his own special abili- ties and ideas which benefit the smooth operation of the group. All areas of success at Alleghany hold the essence of individual contribution. Alleghany ' s atmosphere permits the individual to emerge as a unique enti- ty. Alleghany ' s students will contribute to society because of the outstanding character development acquired at Alleghany County High School. Roy Swartz seeks solitude for reminiscing and anticipating future events. 7 Mr. Walker is Honored for Contributions Mr. Walker emphatically makes a point whether it concerns trigonometry, basketball or problems of administration. Who has ever been called a “dumb ox, " “dadblame female, or knothead Those who hove been ad- dressed this way are probably well acquainted with the rest of the “complementary " expressions confer- red upon lucky individuals by Mr. Charles Walker. Although Mr. Walker has achieved a certain notori- ety for his persecution of the public address system, English teachers, and females in general; he is better known by the students at ACHS as an outstanding teacher, coach, administrator, and friend. Mr. Walker is also known as “Rembrandt " Walker by those who have often marveled at his singular ability for sketching freehand circles and triangles. He has also acquired the habit of giving impromptu whistling concerts while performing his blackboard artistry. Never has he had a discipline problem in one of his classes, because alertness is a must for all students lest they miss some of Mr. Walker ' s spon- taneous remarks or antics. Those students who have been in Mr. Walker ' s classes have been inspired and enlightened by his methods of teaching. His effec- tiveness as a teacher is best reflected in the college records of his former students. Mr. Walker admits to having made only two mis- takes in his life, (the substance of these errors he has never revealed) but despite what he may say, Mr. Walker is not so nearly perfect as he boasts. At times, in his capacity as varsity basketball coach, he has been known to use some rather strong language. In fact on more than one occasion he is reported to have said, “Triple-double-fudge! " Through moments of elating victory or crushing defeat, he has retained a spark of optimism and a strong desire to win. When talent may have been lacking, he instilled desire and spirit into the boys. In the autumn of 1966, Mr. Walker stepped with accustomed ease, into his new role as assistant prin- cipal. In undertaking these new administrative re- sponsibilities, Mr. Walker is efficiency personified. His presence has done much to streamline the duties of the office staff and make Mr. Cvizic ' s job more bearable. His disciplinary measures have been firm but fair, earning him the deserved and genuine re- spect of the students. Thus, the tall figure striding down the hall with his hands rammed in his pockets will be one of the most pleasant memories of ACHS. His quick wit, fairness and good-natured attitude are the distin- guishing marks of a unique individual. Therefore, with great admiration and esteem, the ALCOVA staff and the students of ACHS dedicate the 1967 AL- COVA to Mr. Charles Walker. as Teacher, Coach, and Administrator These students make a futile attempt to slip past Mr. Walker after the second bell has One of Mr. Walker ' s administrative duties run 9- is to eliminate schedule conflicts. 9 Academics Bruce Kesterson exhibits mathematic skill by solving a trig problem on the blackboard. Teachers must listen attentively at faculty aware of decisions of the administration. meetings to remain Are Designed To Meet The Needs Of Students As in all schools, the main function of Alleghany County High School is the operation of its academic program. To meet the different needs of its students, Alleghany offers courses in college preparatory, com- mercial, and general programs. In every course, students are taught the value of class discussion and exchange of ideas as well as the importance of individual effort. High achievement is encouraged in all fields of endeavor. Courses offered at ACHS enable a student to develop his special inter- ests and abilities as well as to prepare for his chosen vocation. In addition to specific data and skills, stu- dents are taught the correct methods of studying, rea- soning, and problem-solving. Success in the academic program usually aids a student in choosing his career by allowing him to discover in what fields his talents lie. Alleghany ' s able faculty members maintain high standards of learning in every department of the aca- demic program. In addition to their regular teaching duties, they are usually quite willing to assist students who need extra help in their courses. Faculty members sponsor extracurricular organizations and coach ath- letic teams which are extremely valuable in develop- ing students ' social and physical skills. Many teachers take a special interest in the students ' problems and plans; through instruction and encouragement, these teachers endeavor to aid students in achieving their goals. School Board Formulates A ll School Policies Mr. C. M. Smith, District Supervisor East Carolina College, B.S. University of Virginia, M.Ed. To the school board belongs the responsibility of de- termining regulations and policies for all schools in Alleghany County. Their fairness in policy making is demonstrated by their willingness to listen to reason- able requests and petitions to change established rules. In addition to setting policies, they are also respon- sible for supervising the administration of them. Their supervisor, Mr. C. M. Smith, checks to be sure that all schools are functioning smoothly. He assists in trying to solve any pr oblems which cannot be solved locally. Due to the helpful suggestions from Mr. Walter Hodnett, Superintendent of Alleghany County Schools, and the capable leadership of Mrs. Lois Hamlett, chairman, the school board manages to reach de- cisions that are in the best interests of all involved. School board members are: Chairman, Mrs. John Hamlett, Mr. Bishop Pentz, Mr. Robert Burrowes, Mr. Frank Hammond, Mr. Delbert Hepler, Mrs. James Ginn, and Mr. Walter Hod- nett, Superintendent. 12 Mr. Cvizic Administers School Rules Fairly To students at Alleghany, Mr. Cvizic is the symbol of authority. He represents all school policy and rules; in most instances where con- flict with school policy arises, he is the final authority; however, his warm and friendly personality keep him from seeming aloof. When he walks down a hall at ACHS, he al- ways has a friendly greeting for the students and faculty members that he meets. He always finds time for those who have important mat- ters to discuss with him. Students should never be deceived by think- ing that Mr. Cvizic ' s amiable manner will in- terfere with his conscientious administering of regulations governing the student body. He can become a firm disciplinarian when a situ- ation necessitates his so doing, but he always deals with students with fairness and great patience. Usually, he is willing to dispense mild punishment to offenders and to give them another chance. He will always listen to spec- ial requests which are reasonable and will base his decisions on all pertinent factors. Always seeking to improve school condi- tions, Mr. Cvizic sets high standards for stu- dent conduct. He assumes a special interest in all student activities. Mr. Cvizic enters his office to begin his usual, busy day. Mr. Cvizic addresses the student body during an assembly. Mr. Dusan Cvizic, Principal Concord College, A.B. George Peabody College, M.Ed. 13 Mr. Walker Is Named Assistant Principal Mr. Walker teases Jeannie Morris as he signs an absentee excuse for her. Another office was added to the administrative staff of Alleghany County High School in the autumn of 1966. To fill the new office of assistant principal, Mr. Charles F. Walker was named. Prior to this year, he had been a member of the mathematics depart- ment. In his new capacity, Mr. Walker undertakes many of the duties which have previously been performed by Mr. Cvizic and Mr. Holbert. He begins the year by assigning students to classes according to the curricula they have entered. Mr. Walker ' s customary responsi- bilities include signing absentee excuses, approving students ' leaving school early, checking teachers ' reg- isters, and conferring with teachers, students, and parents on problems about courses and grades. Throughout the year, he assists in scheduling and di- recting academic and extracurricular activities. He frequently assumes the role of a disciplinarian by pun- ishing those students who are guilty of breaking school rules. In the absence of Mr. Cvizic, he undertakes the administrative and ceremonial duties of principal of Alleghany. Mr. Walker confers with Mrs. McClintic and Mr. Jefferies as they patrol the halls between classes. 14 Mr. Holbert Combines Efficiency With Duty Mr. Holbert fills out a monthly bus report. In his capacity as administrative assistant, Mr. Holbert works in cooperation with Mr. Cvizic and Mr. Walker. His main duty is serving as athletic and bus dir ector. As athletic director, Mr Holbert is responsible for scheduling all athletic events in- volving teams from Alleghany. Such planning in- volves corresponding with representatives from other schools to correlate Alleghany ' s athletic schedule with theirs. Often, he must make last minute checks upon playing conditions prior to game time. He frequently supervises games and meets to see that everything is running smoothly. Mr. Holbert ' s duties as bus director include di- recting bus maintenance, planning bus routes, checking bus mileage and the number of students riding buses, and assisting bus drivers with any discipline problems. It is his responsibility to keep records of bus expenses. In addition to his other duties as administrative assistant, Mr. Holbert supervises the maintenance staff for Alleghany County High School. Their efficiency is testimony to his capable superintend- ence. Mr. Holbert consults with a bus driver about his daily route. Mr. Charles Holbert Lincoln Memorial University, B.S. University of Virginia, M.Ed. Administrative Assistant Biology, Earth Science 15 Office Staff Is Noted For Efficiency Mrs. Dora McCaleb Secretary Mrs. Ellen Snead Secretary Mrs. McCaleb labors over financial records as Mrs. Snead searches for a file. As the brain is the control center of the body, so the administrative office is the center of all school activities. Mrs. Dora McCaleb and Mrs. El- len Snead, assisted by an efficient staff of stu- dents, do the bulk of the paper work for ACHS. Their duties include acting as receptionists, car- rying on correspondence, keeping financial rec- ords for the school, and running the school book- store and clinic. In addition, they do much to light- en the workloads of Mr. Cvizic and Mr. Walker by settling many of the minor problems and disputes which arise during the course of an average school day. Mrs. McCaleb and Mrs. Snead supervise the compiling, printing, and distributing of daily ab- sentee lists as well as periodic notices to students and faculty members. They keep permanent school files, absentee records, and schedule cards for all students at Alleghany. Mrs. McCaleb and Mrs. Snead are ever ready to lend their services to stu- dents or teachers in need of assistance. Office staff: Brenda Byer, Glory Nicely, Mary Ann Byer, Montrue Fourqurean, Mary Fridley, Becky Anderson, Brenda Craft, Wanda Lee, Sue Peters, Ruby Rose, and Jeannie Morris. 16 Band And Choir Give Recreation And Skills Band and choir classes at ACHS provide pleasant recreation as well as cultural skills. Musical pieces which students learn are chosen for the Christmas and spring concerts which the advanced band and all choir members present annually. At these times, students who have excelled in their efforts are able to display their talents in solo performances. Some students are oc- casionally given the opportunity to direct band and choir classes during the year; usually, these students are ones who plan careers in the field of music and who hope eventually to direct choirs or bands of their own. Besides their regularly scheduled con- certs, band and choir members often lend their talents to other school functions and to extracurricular activities. Thus, the skills acquired in their classes are often utilized in other phases of the students ' lives. Mr. Leonard W. Baber Concord College, B.S. Band Mrs. Flora K. Thompson Shenandoah Conservatory of Music, B.M. Choir Mr. Holbert presents the choir award to Connie Shires for Allan Tucker directs a choir class, her contributions as accompanist. Members of the advanced band practice marching in formation. 17 Art Study Gives Skills And Art Appreciation Students in art classes learn not only a creative form of self-expression but also real appreciation of such efforts by others. Under the direction of Miss Smith, they learn to work with paint, mosaics, and pot- tery. Such knowledge will provide one who has taken art with the skills for a pleasant and rewarding hobby. Unlike many other courses, art provides a student with tangi- ble evidence of his success and progress. The best creations produced during the year are displayed in an art show held in early spring. Art work in the form of scen- ery and backdrops for plays customarily wins accolades from audiences. Often, lat- ent talents are discovered through the completion of class projects; some students go on to study for careers in the field of art because of the pleasure and encour- agement they have derived from their high school art classes. Even if they themselves have little tal- ent, students learn a deeper and truer ap- preciation and understanding of painting and sculpture. Because of their study of the history of and present styles of art, they are better able to interpret the ideas or emotions which an artist attempts to express in his works. Miss Elizabeth C. Smith Mary Washington College, B.S. Parson ' s School of Design, Art Diploma Art; English Art Club Ronnie Hall and Bobby Smith watch as Miss Smith uses a picture to illustrate her explanation of mosaics. Frankie Hayslett, Barry Lugar, Leannah Looney, Betty Miller, and Valerie Newman prepare their entries for an art show. Diane Kellison, Steve Dressier, Donna Kelly, David Rollison, Billy Lowe, Steve Stull, Larry Dew, Jay Young, Leon Middleton, and Joe Mul- lens compile the results of a psychology survey. 18 Library Provides Invaluable Services To All Assistant Librarians: Rebekah Fridley, Barbara Howard, Pres- ton Boone, Leslie Kanney, Mary Kern, Fonda Curtis, Marshall Kelly, Barbara Bowen, Mickey Clemmons, Bonnie Taylor, Carmen Chambers, Lewis Mitchell, Pat Morgan, George Gar- ner, Karen Patrick, Alice Webb, Elizabeth Patterson, Linda Smith, Betty Jean Vess, Joe Rose, Kay King, Winona Kirby, Jeanette Armstrong, Carolyn Tyree, Brenda Bryant, Frank McCullough, Freddie Baker, Juanita Thompson, Marshall Leitch, Ardeth Gladwell, Linda Elmore, Phyllis Hepler, Mary Walton, Judy Tyree, Sammy Kitt, Bill Young, Wanda Kidd, Wanda Lee, and Donna Booze. Alleghany ' s library serves two main purposes for students. First, it is an invaluable source of informa- tion for those who are preparing essays, research re- ports, or term papers for their classes. Second, the library ' s large stock of books is more than adequate for those persons who read for pleasure or as a re- quired part of their courses. Its collections of novels, plays, short stories, poetry, biographies, and nonfic- tion accounts can satisfy almost any reading taste or need. Miss Wolfe and her staff of assistant librarians are always available to assist library users in locating spe- cific books or back issues of periodicals. Often, Miss Wolfe recommends books which she has found to be especially informative or entertaining. Records and films are available to faculty members to be used as additional teaching aids in classroom instruction. The main function of the library is service to students and teachers. Miss Wolfe places cards in books that have just been re- turned while Carmen Chambers enters the library. Miss Mary Helen Wolfe Randolph -Macon Woman ' s College, B.A. Librarian Foreign Languages Expand English Knowledge Foreign languages are often considered frivolous and worthless subjects. On the contrary, a knowledge of at least one foreign lan- guage can be beneficial to anyone. Because the English language has been derived from so many foreign tongues, knowledge of another language often helps to broaden one ' s English vocabulary. Such learn- ing also extends one ' s understanding of words already common to his vocabulary. Frequently, a reader can guess the meaning of an English word which is similar in spelling or pronunciation to a foreign term. Knowing the original meaning of a term often helps one to un- derstand the concept to which it has been attached and why it was first applied. Words from foreign languages are frequently found in medical, geographical, and scientific terms. Knowledge of a foreign language is especially helpful to a person who plans a career related to one of these fields. Doctors and pharm- acists in particular must conduct much of their business in a foreign language. Most language courses include a study of the locality where the language is commonly spoken. Geographical and cultural study of this type not only increases one ' s comprehension of the language but also broadens his concept and understanding of the people who speak it as a native language. Miss Lucy E. Gleason Lynchburg College, A.B. Latin Sponsor, Latin Club Mrs. Janet M. Morgan Radford College, B.A. English; French Mrs. Elizabeth L. Sumner Radford College, A.B. University of Virginia, M.Ed. Spanish; English Sponsor, Spanish Club David Smith concentrates on his Spanish homework. 20 A CHS Now Offers Three Foreign Languages Bunny Yachan, Eddie Morgan, Gary Anderson, and Cal- vin McClinton discuss a French lesson with Mrs. Morgan. Carl Nelson, Rob Loving, Bobby Smith, Routh Ann Dainty, Freddie Baker, and Reuben Noel appear amused at Alan Dale Craft ' s inability to answer the question which Mrs. Sumner has asked in Spanish. 21 Guidance Department Assists Students In Guidance in planning high school curricula and education after high school is essential to most students. For every student, a schedule of studies is made up each year. This schedule takes into account both the student ' s needs and abilities and his future plans. Such schedules are correlated to the three high school curricula offered; thus, each student is able to meet the requirements for a college preparatory, commercial, or general di- ploma. Guidance counselors often recommend courses that pert ain to a student ' s special interests. Tak- ing such courses enables one to formulate a pic- ture of his vocational possibilities. Specific courses may help an indecisive student to choose a career. In addition, free vocational aptitude tests are of- ten made available to seniors. There is further assistance available for college- bound students. Educational development and col- lege board tests indicate one ' s general areas of weakness and ability. The National Merit Scholar- ship test is given to those students in need of fi- nancial assistance. Counselors help a student select the college or colleges which fit his needs and whose requirements he meets, apply for ad- mission, and seek the necessary grants, aids, or scholarships. In aiding students who seek college admission, the guidance department must send transcripts and recommendations to each college. Only when the student has been accepted and the last grade sheet has been mailed is their job ended. Anthony Salyers confers with Miss O ' Farrell about his plans for education after high school. Planning A Career And Selecting A College. Miss Nora K. O ' Farrell Marshall University, A.B. Ohio State University, M.A. Guidance Mrs. Enza Reynolds Longwood College, B.S. Guidance Sponsor, Sr. Tri-Hi-Y Mr. John R. Woodson University of Virginia, B.S., M.Ed. Guidance English Students Gain Improved Communication One of the greatest problems of the world today is lack of effective communi- cation. Improved communication is the main goal of Alleghany ' s English depart- ment. One of the best indications that so- ciety places great value on this study is the fact that five years of English are a re- quired part of Alleghany ' s curricula. English skills are essential to all peo- ple; often, a man is judged by his ability to express himself. English teachers at ACHS strive to teach students to express their ideas more clearly. Grammar teaches these students the mechanics of proper English. Literature read by Alleghany ' s English classes demonstrates the ways in which the world ' s best writers have utilized language skills to make their works dy- namic rather than mediocre. Students at ACHS are taught improved methods of spoken and written communi- cation, By means of speeches, essays, and critical analyses, students are encouraged to express their own opinions and ideas. Grades which they receive and suggestions for improvement reveal to the students the flaws in their own skills. Mrs. Joyce W. Barber Madison College, B.A. English Sponsor, ALCOVA Miss Mary Litts Burt-on Madison College, B.A. English Sponsor, Senior Tri-Hi-Y Using drawings, Mrs. Barber illustrates incorrect methods of delivering a speech. 24 And Learn To Express Themselves More Clearly Mr. Robert Jefferies Emory and Henry College, B.A. Engl ish J.V. Football, Eighth Grade Basketball Mrs. Rebecca T. Jonas Concord College, B.A. English, Journalism Sponsor, PATRIOT; Majorettes; Dramatics Mrs. Marie McEwan Lincoln Memorial University, B.A. English 25 Mrs. Rhea helps her algebra class to review for their final exam. Mathematics is one of the most funda- mental courses offered at ACHS. It is in- corporated in college preparatory, com- mercial, and general programs of study. To successfully complete the college pre- paratory program, students must take two years of algebra and one of geometry. Some college preparatory students also take trigonometry to extend their mathe- matical ba ckground for college. Commer- cial students must complete one year of bookkeeping in addition to other school re- quirements for graduation. All students are required to take eighth and ninth grade mathematics. Mathematical training not only pre- pares students for specific careers, but also enables them to compute correctly mathematical problems which arise in their vocations and daily lives. Mr. Joseph H. Carpenter Roanoke College, B.A. Math; U.S. History Baseball Mr. Lee A. Dunn West Virginia University, B.S., M.S. Math J.V. Football, Baseball 26 Math Skills Prepare Students For Careers Mr. E. Edward Rhea Lynchburg College, B.S Algebra, Geometry Cross Country, Track Mrs. Rebecca S. Rhea Madison College, B.S. Algebra, Math Mrs. Florence H. Scholz University of New York, A.B. Math; Psychology Mrs. Beulah Shuler Virginia Polytechnic Institute, B.S. Math Mr. Rhea sketches a graph on the blackboard to solve a problem for his class. Chris Ivarsson appears intent as he tries to solve a problem in trigo- nometry. Phys. Ed. Develops Strength And Character Brenda Hayslett dives through the legs of Sandra Craft, who is doing a head stand. Development of mind and body is the aim of the phy- sical education department. Physical strength without corresponding sportsmanship is of little value. Supervised exercises, team sports, and individual achievements are designed to make all students more phy- sically fit. Individual excellence as well as team perform- ance are encouraged in all activities. Many who discover special athletic interests and abilities also participate in sports which are sponsored as a part of extracurricular ac- tivities. Even those who do not excel in sports find physical education an interesting and beneficial channel of rest and relaxation. Strong, healthy bodies which result from physical exercise contribute to students ' ability to use their full potentials for academic achievement. In addition to helping students develop physically, phy- sical education helps to build character. Students are en- couraged to do their best in all activities. High grades and a sense of accomplishment compose a double reward which encourages further effort. Group activities teach the value of teamwork to achieve common goals. In all en- deavors, fairness and sportsmanship are essential at- titudes. Miss Hoover and her physical education class practice correct bowling methods. Butch Lane and Tex Hazelwood perform a double forward roll during a special performance by the physical education classes. 28 Sherry Smith and Mike Brewbaker demon- strate tinkiling as Patsy Angle and Bill Downey await their turn. Members of the girls ' phy- sical education class climb the ropes in the gym. Butch Lane dives over a human pyra- mid during the entertainment provid- ed by the physical education classes. Miss Sybil M. Hoover Lincoln Memorial University, B.S. Health and Physical Education Varsity Cheerleaders Mr. Leon B. Potter Frederick College, B.S. Health and Physical Education Varsity Football, Track Sponsor, Key Club Miss Jo Ann Carter Radford College, B.S. Health and Physical Education J.V. Cheerleaders Mr. William W. Jonas Emory and Henry College, B.A. Physical Education Varsity Football, Wrestling Betty Miller and Mike Thompson perform an experiment with a resonating air column. By making proper measurements, they can estimate the frequency of a tuning fork. Experiments Typify Science Courses Alleghany ' s science department is one of the most active academic sections in the school. Science, as taught at ACHS is made an adventure in learning because it involves actual demonstrations and experi- ments, many of which are performed by the students themselves. Eighth grade science, ninth grade sci- ence or earth science, and biology are re- quired courses for all Alleghany students. Those students who wish to receive college preparatory diplomas must take chemistry. Physics is the most advanced science course offered at ACHS; students who take physics are usually those who plan a career in engineering or science. ACHS ' s two laboratories are well stock- ed with equipment and materials for scien- tific experiments. In eighth grade and earth science courses, students usually ob- serve experiments performed by their in- structors. Beginning with biology, students are encouraged to perform simple experi- ments related to the part of the course which they are studying. By performing such experiments, students are better able to realize the " cause and effect " prin- ciples of the more complex science forms. For all students, science provides a greater understanding and awareness of the world around them, as well as vast experience in solving problems and in discovering the laws governing these solutions. Mrs. Ethel Glover Madison College, B.S. Science Mr. Charles F. Merica Mr. Ralph Metz West Liberty State Pennsylvania State University, B.S. College, B.S. Physics Chemistry, Science 30 Gene Haskins, Mrs. Glover, Douglas Broce, and James Brackman watch with interest as Linda Linkswiler peers through a microscope. Sherry Howard and Keith Scruggs express their approval of the display which Max Shawver and Bunny Yachan are preparing. Anthony Salyers, Steve Stull, John Barineau, and Faye Persinger examine molecular models while Mr. Merica explains the experiment he intends to perform with the fractional distillation apparatus which he has set up. Miss Nancy L. Monroe Bethany College, B.A. Science Girls ' Basketball Sponsor, Future Teachers of America Mr. R. G. Sheltman Randolph-Macon College, A.B. Biology Sponsor, Student Cooperative Association Mike Wade and Steve Byerly vainly attempt to separate Madgeburg hemispheres while Chris Ivarsson operates the vacuum pump which evacuates the hemispheres. Mr. Metz, David Smith, and Otis Lewis observe the principle of wave mechanics in a ripple tank. 32 Business Students Prepare For Future Careers Delores Boggs and Roger Daniel type diligently as Donna Terry, John Swartz, and Joe Morris ask Mrs. Swartz questions about their typing projects. Mrs. Harriet H. Bush Madison College, B.S. Bookkeeping, Business Math, Typing, Office Practice Guidance Sponsor, Future Business Leaders of America, Senior Class I Mrs. Margaret Sams Concord College, B.S. Shorthand, General Business Sponsor, Future Business Leaders Of America Mrs. Maude Rae Swartz Mary Washington College, B.S. Typing Sponsor, Future Business Leaders of America Mary Walton, Bobbie Johnson, and Cynthia Byer discuss plans to work one day at a local mill office. Commercial courses at ACHS are de- signed for those students who plan to en- ter professions in the business world. These courses are taught both to those who de- sire to obtain permanent employment im- mediately after high school graduation and to those who will attend business col- leges and perhaps receive a degree. Students who wish to participate in the commercial program at ACHS are offered two years of typing, two years of short- hand, bookkeeping, business mathematics, office practice, and general business. Such a variety enables them to select the speci- fic area of business in which they feel that they are most capable and interested. High goals are set at the beginning of each school year by commercial students. Throughout the year, they endeavor to achieve these goals of speed and accuracy in completing their work. 33 Jackie Nicely and Brenda DePriest stretch a piece of fabric before cutting it to make a garment. Students Learn Useful Skills Home economics is a practical course. Skills which are acquired can be used in a most rewarding vocation, that of keeping house for one ' s family. One of the most outstanding skills which home economics stu- dents learn is sewing. As a part of their course, the girls are required to complete a garment during the year. They are taught the correct methods of stretching, cutting, and sewing their fabrics. These girls proudly model their completed articles of clothing in a fashion show which is sponsored by the Future Homemakers of America. In addition to sewing, students also receive information about nu- trition, personal grooming, cooking and canning, budgeting, clean- ing, and home nursing. In home economics, students learn by doing; often, their grades are based on their ability to perform required tasks. Mrs. Jane Harmon Madison College, B.S. Homemaking Sponsor, Future Homemakers of America. Mrs. Maria B. Perdue Madison College, B.S. Homemaking Sponsor, Future Homemakers of America. Cheryl Fridley, Joyce Craft, Mickey Clemmons, Ella Downey, Joann Bowles, and Joann Shifflett put button holes in the garments which they are making. 34 Students Strive For Quality In Production Mr. Jean S. Anderson Virginia Polytechnic Institute, B.S. English; Mechanical Drawing Mr. Robert C. Knabenshue West Virginia Institute of Technology, B.S. Woodwork, Mechanical Drawing Lewis Mitchell and Mike Brewbaker operate the machinery with great care while completing their woodwork projects. Mr. Joseph M. Tuholsky Murray State College, B.S., M.A. Mechanical Drawing, Metalwork Students in the industrial arts de- partment are preparing for industrial vocations. Mechanical drawing, wood- working, and metalwork are offered to meet the different requirements of each student. Industrial arts courses teach stu- dents proper methods of operating equipment and producing a creditable finished article, safety procedures, and the proper materials to use for specific undertakings. Students are assigned projects to be completed in their arts classes; the quality of the finished product determines a large part of their grades. 35 Mr. Anderson gives individual supervision in mechanical drawing. Social Studies Courses Satisfy Variety Of 8 U Social studies courses at ACHS are extreme- ly varied. Courses offered are eighth grade so- cial studies, civics, world history, world geo- graphy, American history, and United States government; most of these courses are requir- ed for all students. While most of the social studies courses concentrate on the United States and its rela- tions with other countries, some of the courses do deal with the world in general. World his- tory is a study of the main historic events from prehistoric ages up to the present time. World geography is an examination of all parts of the globe. This course includes the study of the en- vironmental factors, culture, and economic factors of most of the countries of the world. Civics is a generalized study of world history, geography, and sociology. Social studies serves many purposes. One of the most commonly recognized purposes is that of learning by past experiences. However, such courses also promote and expand world understanding by revealing factors which in- fluence the actions of people of other nation- alities. John Barineau and Randy Stair prepare a bulletin board in their American History class. Miss Jo Ann Bogan Madison College, B.S. Social Studies Sponsor, Junior Tri-Hi-Y 36 Interests And Promote World Understanding Miss Francis Butler Columbia University, M.A. Government Mr. Harold L. Carter Lynchburg College, B.A. Government, U.S. History Mr. Edward T. O ' Rourke Lynchburg College, B.A. World Geography Mr. M. Wesley Reed Morris Harvey College, B.S. Social Studies, Civics Mr. James David Williams Emory and Henry College, B.A. U.S. History, World History Eighth Grade Football, J.V. Basketball Mr. O ' Rourke amuses his class with an account of one of his personal experi- ences. Mr. Carter lectures to government classes. IIM u»».t or t vi % ' Hv w«« 5 ■ .« k ‘ Members of Miss Bogan ' s social studies class display the miniature frontier settlement which they have constructed. David Brisendine, Roy Reed, Wanda Braselton, Jennifer Wright, Barbara Persinger, Routh Ann Dainty, and Linda Wolfe engage in a debate during their U.S. History class. D.E. And Drivers’ Ed. Give Beneficial Skills Distributive Education students at Alleghany are first taught correct methods of merchandising in the classroom portion of their course; then with the aid of Mr. Duff, they locate jobs in local business firms. Being hired by a businessman begins the second im- portant phase of Distributive Education students ' in- struction, their on-the-job training. Although these students take written examinations and receive grades on their report cards, the real test of what the students have learned is their success in their jobs. Distributive Education enables students to formu- late ideas of the types of careers they wish to pursue after graduation. In addition, they receive work ex- perience which will prove invaluable when they apply for permanent positions. In Drivers ' Education, students learn safe driving procedures and gain practice and skill. This knowledge will make them better drivers than those who have not taken the course. Besides improving their performance records, Drivers ' Education provides students with knowledge of the functioning of various parts of a car; such information might prove to be useful if the car should fail to operate properly. As an added bonus students who successfully complete the course are eligible for insurance discounts. Wilma Banker consults Mr. Duff about local job opportunities. Mr. Richard C. Duff Richmond Professional Institute, B.S. Distributive Education Sponsor, Distributive Education Clubs of America Mrs. Carole N. Kumm Madison College, B.S. Drivers ' Education Sponsor: Junior Class, Girls ' Basketball, Future Teachers of America Sue Peters appears bewildered as she examines the engine of the Drivers ' Education car. 39 Social Activities Paula Sue Traylor stands with the bouquet of roses she received when she was announced Miss Alcova for 1967. Hiawatha Nicely presides during the courtroom scene of the Senior Class Play, Tammy Tell Me True. Bring Students Together After School Hours At ACHS the good times begin when the school day ends. Ranging from casual sock-hops to formal dances, the social functions are many and varied. Beginning this year ' s activities was the Homecom- ing Dance following the Homecoming Game. Athough Alleghany lost this important game, the defeat did not dampen the spirits of the students as they proudly chose Betty Bush to reign as Homecoming Queen for 1966. For the first time this year, the junior class present- ed a class play. Our Town, under the skilled direction of Miss Mary Litts Burton. In keeping with tradition the seniors presented a class play of their own. Under the combined leadership of Mrs. Bush, Mrs. Barber, and Mrs. Jonas, Tammy Tell Me True was a tremend- ous success. To the delight of all students, the FHA once again sponsored the annual Christmas Formal, while the Senior Tri-Hi-Y presented the Sweetheart Dance. Con- nie Shires and John Swartz won the approval of all present as they were chosen Queen and King of the Sweetheart Dance. Once again, the junior class worked many long hours to favor the seniors with a Prom which would not easily be forgotten. " Isle of Enchantment, " an elabor- ate Hawaiian theme, will be long remembered by all who attended. After much deliberation by a panel of unbiased judges, Paula Sue Traylor was chosen from a group of twelve young ladies to re ign as Miss Alcova for 1967. David Smith was selected " Boy of the Year " by the popular vote of the senior class on the basis of leader- ship, sportsmanship, scholarship, and general charac- ter. Bringing the year to a close were those activities de- signed only for seniors. The Senior Banquet gave the students an opportunity to re-establish forgotten friendships and strengthen old ones as they gathered for an evening of fun and relaxation. With gradua- tion, the seniors closed another chapter in the book of their lives, but as each set out on his separate way he knew that he would never forget the valuable lessons and happy memories he gained as a member of the " team " of 1967 graduates. Homecoming Begins The Year’s Activities As John Bradley, Jeanne Walton, Walter Seidel, Gale Thrasher, David Chamberlain, Blair Wilhelm, Carolyn Dressier, and Pete Nicely Smith, Paula Sue Traylor, Betty Bush, Roger Daniel, Thaddea paused before the student body during the presentation assembly. Alleghany ' s Homecoming activities of 1966 were begun by a combined assembly and pep rally during which the six lovely candidates vying for the honor of queen were presented to the student body. To the delight and surprise of all, Coach Leon Potter sang " Three Coins in a Fountain. " As the student body voted for the can- didate of their choice and the time drew closer to name a Homecoming Queen, the air grew tense with excitement. During the half time ceremonies of the Homecoming Game, tension broke into joy as Betty Bush was crowned Homecoming Queen of 1966 by the President of the Alleghany Athletic Association, Mr. Phil Crawford. Streamers in the traditional school col- ors of red, white, and blue decorated the gym for the Homecoming Dance as stu- dents and alumni enjoyed the music of a live combo. Adding to the excitement was the Queen ' s Dance in honor of the newly chosen queen and her court. After the crowning of the Homecoming Queen, Pete Nicely, Carolyn Dressier, Thaddea Chamberlain, Roger Daniel, Betty Bush, Walter Seidel, Gale Thrasher, fore the crowd as the band played a coronation selection in honor of the newly 42 Betty Bush Is Chosen Homecoming Queen Moments before the presentation assembly, Paula Sue Traylor, Jeanne Walton, and Carolyn Dressier made last minute preparations in a flurry of excitement. During the half time ceremonies, Mr. Phil Crawford, President of the Alleghany Athletic Association, crowned a joyful Betty Bush Homecoming Queen of 1966. Coach Leon Potter entertained the student body as he sang " Three Coins in a Fountain. " 43 Junior Class Proved Its Skill By This year, for the first time, the Junior Class pre- sented its class play. Under the skilled direction of Miss Mary Litts Burton, the talented juniors performed before the student body in Thornton Wilder ' s Our Town. Set in Grover ' s Corners in the early 1 900 ' s, Act I of Our Town told of the daily lives of ordinary people in a small town. Act II represented love and marriage in the rural community while Act III dealt with death among its citizens. This simple play typified the lives of the average American family. Alleghany ' s gifted juniors proved themselves capable of a serious undertaking and, through the combined ef- fort of the entire junior class, this project was a complete success. CAST (In Order of Their Appearance) Stage Manager Max Shawver Dr. Gibbs Elvin Nicely Joe Crowell, Jr Mike Brewbaker Howie Newsome Wayne Carter Mrs. Gibbs Wanda Braselton Mrs. Webb Barbara Persinger George Gibbs Tommy Herald Rebecca Gibbs Donna Bruffey Wally Webb Doug Poage Emily Webb Eva Fury Professor Willard Jon Kilian Mr. Webb Charlie Burr Lady in Audience Carmen Chambers Tall Man in Audience David Brisendine Another Lady in Audience .... Carolyn Honts Simon Stimson Edward Morgan Mrs. Soames Leannah Looney Constable Warren John Barineau Si Crowell Ashby Tyree Sam Craig Ronnie Spellman Joe Stoddard Scott Lee While he staggered home from choir practice, Simon Stimson, port- rayed by Edward Morgan, met John Barineau in the role of Constable Warren and Charlie Burr, playing Mr. Webb. 44 Presenting First Class Play, OUR TOWN Mrs. Webb, played by Barbara Persinger, hur- ried off Wally, played by Doug Poage, and Emily, characterized by Eva Fury. Professor Willard, portrayed by Jon Kilian, gave an account of the history of Grover ' s Corners to the audience and the stage manager, played by Max Shawver. Mrs. Webb, portrayed by Barbara Per- singer, Mrs. Soames, played by Leannah Looney, and Mrs. Gibbs, characterized by Wanda Braselton, stopped after choir prac- tice to discuss Simon Stimson. 45 Students Are Enchanted By The Christmas Formal Wayne Perkins, Ann Casey, Phyllis Boerner, Ronnie Hall, and Donna Bruffey were served refreshments by Nelda Broughman during intermission. fr JT " ' U As the band played a fast number, Phyllis Boerner and Ronnie Hall, Carl Ferguson and Donna Heindl, Kay Basham and Mike Martin, Joyce Kern and Leon Middleton, Tom Neal, Joe Rose and Cathy Calehuff, Gary Anderson and Cheryl Burks, Leigh Thrasher and Allen Tucker chose to relax and watch other students who were more daring. 46 Janet Foster, Frank Capps, David Snider, Peggy Hylton, Brenda Hayslett, Wayne Perkins, Max Shawver, Janice Deas, Donna As the dreams of Christmas became a reality, soft lights, lovely music, and beautiful girls combined to make Alleghany ' s Christmas Formal of 1966 seem like a misty fantasy. In the center of the gym was a gaily decorated Christmas tree accented by muted colored flowing streamers transforming the gym into a vision of love- liness for this festive occasion. Girls glided by on Brisendine, and Hunter Fridley seemed enchanted by the lovely music and beautiful decorations of the season. clouds of happiness and with stars in their eyes as they danced to the music of the Fabulous Cobras for this most important event of the season. Enchanted by the flowing music and soft lights, happy couples silently wished they could have danced longer as the Christmas Formal drew to a close and marked another memorable evening for all those who attended. 47 Roger Daniel, Betty Bush, Karen Patrick, and Hiawatha Nicely paused before the trophy case during intermission. Dancing patterns were complete- ly reversed as students followed the calls of square dancing. Students Went “Country” For Sadie Hawkins Patterns of dancing, dating, and dressing were completely reversed for Alleghany ' s annual Sadie Hawkins Dance. Boys were again reminded how it feels to worry about a date as they anxiously waited to be patched by the girls. This new custom consisted of a girl and boy wearing identical patches to let the other students know that they had a date. Admission for this totally different dance was set at one quarter, one dime, two nickels, and thirteen pennies. Accenting this zany mood, the gym was decorated in typical barnyard fashion. Dancing did an about-face as students vainly tried to keep in step to the calls of square dances. Highlighting the evening was the selection of the two best dressed people in Dogpatch. Elvin Nicely and Mary Kathryne Wicker were chosen Little Abner and Daisy Mae, and embarrassingly displayed their gifts to the rest of the citizens of Dogpatch. All those who participated in this unique dance certainly had an unforgettable time. Elvin Nicely, chosen Little Abner, and Mary Kathryne Wicker, selected Daisy Mae, seemed embarrassed as they displayed their gifts. 49 Connie Shires Was Chosen Sweetheart Queen Debbie Fore, Jonathan Williams, and Susan Carver were served refreshments during in- termission. Paula Sue Traylor and Steve Byerly, Connie Shires and John Swartz, Mary Ellen Byers and Anthony Salyers, Jeanne Walton and Lewis Mitchell, and Susan Loomis and David Smith danced to a special number during the Queen ' s Dance. UMNEl or Ricky Robinson and Linda Linkswiler, Diane Hoke and Larry Owens, Rita Clark and Wayne Williams, Wanda Braselton and David Smith, Mary Beth Bodell and Bill Humbert, and Mike Via and Brenda Hayslett seemed to enjoy the music of the Rising Tides. Highlighting the Valentine spirit at ACHS was the Sweetheart Dance spon- sored annually by the Senior Tri-Hi-Y. In keeping with the theme, " Song in My Heart, " all the decorations were done in forms of sheet music. This unique idea cer- tainly added an extra something special to the occasion. Students danced to the rhyth- mic tunes of The Rising Tides as they pro- vided many varied musical selections. The main event of the evening was the selection of the king and queen. Connie Shires, chosen queen, was presented with a bouquet of a dozen long-stemmed red roses, and John Swartz, named king, was presented with a red rose boutonniere. Fol- lowing the presentation was the Queen ' s Dance honoring the newly chosen king and queen and their court. All those who at- tended this event certainly spent an enjoy- able evening. Gwen Fisher and Earnest Nick, and Susan Carver and Lewis Mitchell preferred to relax during a fast number. 51 Jim Faidley, Betty Miller, David Smith, Mary Walton, and Allan Tucker listened to the direc- tion of Mrs. Rebecca Jonas during a rehearsal. One of the important responsibilities of the students was preparing the scenery. Sue Wolfe, Mrs. Bush, Judy Tyree, Karen Patrick, and Gary Anderson began to paint the riverbank backdrop. Senior Class Prepared For Class Play Another important committee was that of make-up. Melanie Nelson applied the fin- ishing touches to Roger Daniel as he pre- pared to go on stage. Tammy Tyree . . Pete Brent .... Grandpa Joey Tom Freeman . Rita Miss Jenks . . . . Mrs. Call Sandra Rook . . Professor Everett Margo Abby Colette Chuck Miss Bromley . . Professor Shafer Mrs. Shafer . . . . Julien Harold Nelda Kiley Mrs. Grayson . . Judge Slater . . . Jones Mr. Welling . . . Mr. Holman . . . Dr. Garfield . . . . Dr. Stach Mrs. Van Ness . Della Crushak CAST Mary Walton David Smith Jim Faidley Steve Bennett Allan Tucker Mary Kathryne Wicker Judy Tyree Betty Miller Donna Kelly Wendell Alfred Connie Shires Thaddea Chamberlain Diane Keilison Steve Dressier Becky Anderson Ivan Johnson Kathy Conner Virgil Lewis Otis Lewis Elizabeth Patterson Roger Daniel Paula Sizemore Hiawatha Nicely Peggy Hughes Paul Warwick Joe Mullen Patsy Nicely Sue Wolfe Gale Thrasher Nancy Gail Nicely Gary Anderson 53 Professor Shafer (Ivan Johnson) and Mrs. Shafer (Kathy Conner) gave last minute instructions lo Tammy (Mary Walton) as she prepared to baby-sit for their children. Nelda (Liz Patterson) anxiously awaited her parents ' departure. Professor Freeman (Allan Tucker) kindly offered to help set up a schedule for Tammy (Mary Walton) as she determinedly told him what courses she wished to pursue in college. 54 1 x " All aboard for fun! " This was the mood established as the curtain rose on Alleghany ' s Senior Class Play, TAMMY TELL ME TRUE. Students and advisors admired their art work as scenery changes set the ap- propriate mood for the actors. Ingenuity was apparent as the audience viewed a shanty boat, a gigantic tree, and a col- lege campus. Promotion for the play consisted of posters placed in advantageous spots in the school and community, an appear- ance on a Roanoke TV station, and an- nouncements appearing periodicall y on the local radio stations. Mary Walton was a perfectly lovely shanty boat girl who planned to go to college. David Smith and Allan Tucker were quite capable in their roles of be- ing Tammy ' s loves. Jim Faidley played an incredibly believable role as grand- pa. He was a typical corn liquor distiller of the South. Betty Miller made an out- standing transformation from a sad old woman to a lively Shanty-boat Annie. Working together as a team, the var- ious committees with the help of Mrs. Jonas, Mrs. Bush and Mrs. Barber achieved a production which made the audience laugh with jubilance, cry with sorrow, and rejoice with a " happily ever after " ending. TAMMY TELL ME TRUE Was Tremendous Success Mrs. Call (Betty Miller) told Tammy (Mary Tammy (Mary Walton) told Grandpa (Jim Faidley) of her new schedule and her hope- Walton) and Professor Freeman (Allan ful plans for college. Tucker) how she had fooled her niece and proudly pronounced herself " Shanty-boat Annie. " 55 1967 Senior Banquet Was A Memorable Evening ACHS ' s senior class held its annual banquet at the Moose Lodge. This was one time that the seniors had an opportunity to gather and relax with their classmates. Beginning the evening was a buffet dinner which included a variety of delicious foods. Later, the students danced to the music of The Mystery Men. Because it was meant for seniors only, this banquet had a special significance. Al- though it was a time of fun and relaxation, the students rea- lized that it meant that their high school years were drawing to a close. As students depart- ed from their final social func- tion they understood that this had been a time to reestab- lish forgotten friendships and strengthen old ones. Rebekah Fridley, Virgil Lewis, and Max- ine Combs relaxed during dinner. Scott Stapleton and Thaddea Chamberlain, Steve Byerly and Barbara Ann Fisher looked for- Patsy Nicely and Anthony Salyers, sen- ward to an enjoyable evening as they entered the Moose Lodge for the Senior Banquet. ior class president, enjoyed a delightful dinner at the head table with Mr. Duff, senior class sponsor. 56 As Students Gathered With Their Classmates An enjoyable atmosphere and a pleasing dinner combined to make the Senior Banquet a memorable evening. After dinner, Paul Warwick and Paula Sizemore; Steve Byerly and Barbara Ann Fisher; Paula Sue Traylor and Christer Ivarsson; and Susan Loomis and Jim Faidley enjoyed dancing to the music of The Mystery Men. Juniors Worked Frantically To Complete Prom Donna Bruffey, Jennifer Wright, Pauline Noel, Kathy Wright, Donna Booze, and Elvin Nicely painted frantically to complete the steamboat mural while other junior class members prepared to hang streamers. 58 1967 Prom Theme was “ Isle Of Enchantment” mmt if : Once again, the juniors worked many long hours to favor the senior class with a prom thct would long be remembered. Many various committees were set up to cover all aspects of this important dance. There was a theme to be decided upon, painting to be done, props to be built, and entertainment to be planned. Despite all this work, how- ever, the members of the junior class enjoyed every minute of the time and energy they spent on this prom. Girls in long, flowing gowns with dreamy looks in their eyes and boys in handsome dinner jackets stopped to admire the trophy case as they were introduced to the theme of the prom, " Isle of Enchant- ment. " Fishnets, sand, and seashells combined to set the mood for this unique theme. Authenticity was prevalent from the moment of entrance. Stepping into the tropical paradise, the couples were greeted by gay Hawaiian girls who presented colorful leis to each one as a sign of friendliness and welcome. Accenting the theme was a realistically constructed grass hut and a colorful fountain complete with small pebbles and blossoming flowers. Danny Wolfe and Mary Walton paused before the trophy case to admire the entrance to the prom. Eva Miller and Jimmy Mays stopped at the thatched hut to chat with Keith Scruggs and Sherry Howard about the authenticity of the prom. Julianne Prishtash and Steve Crawford, Chipper Farmer and Karen Johnson, Paul Warwick and Patsy Nicely, and Liz Patterson and Victor Fury danced to the music of the Gene Thomas Orchestra during the Senior Dance. Solemn feelings came over the seniors as each one took his place for the Grand March. Senior and junior class officers led this stately march as the remaining members of the senior class completed it. At the end of the March, there was a special dance meant exclusively for those who took part in the Grand March. It was evident that much planning and practice went into the entertainment. Eight junior girls proved their ability as Hawaiian dancers as they presented three traditional hula dances. Tommy Herald added a bit of comedy as he proved his gracefulness by his rendition of a very " serious " hula dance. To the delight of all present, Gale Thrasher and Cody Ross were crowned Queen and King of the prom. Donna Simpson and Max Shawver were chosen by their classmates to reign as Princess and Prince. Each one was crowned with a jeweled crown discovered in a buried treasure chest. Junior girls cFiarmed the audience with an authentic hula dance. 60 Students Chose Prince And Princess, King And Queen Of Junior-Senior Prom To the delight of everyone present, Donna Simpson and Max Shawver were chosen Princess and Prince and Gale Thrasher and Cody Ross were selected King and Queen. 6! As The Prom Drew To A Close, The Seniors All Treasured Its Last Moments There were many mixed emotions as all the couples departed from this glorious " Isle of En- chantment. " Members of the junior class certainly shared a thrilling sense of accomplishment from presenting such a lovely prom, which the seniors left with a bit of sorrow in their hearts. Although they had had a wonderful time, the seniors real- ized that this was their last high school prom. They were sure to treasure these precious mo- ments for the rest of their lives. C. L. Hylton and Donna Simpson; Anthony Saylers and Patsy Nicely; and Connie Shires and Allen Rogers were served refreshments as they were entertained by members of the junior class. David Rollison and Sarah Akers reminisced over the wonderful evening as they left their final prom. Twelve Girls Vied For Miss A leova One of the most outstanding moments of the school year, both for the student body and the girls involved, was the selection of Miss Alcova. Members of the senior class nominated twelve girls who best represented Alleghany in all as- pects of school life. In addition, these girls must have possessed such qualities as poise, personal- ity, attractiveness, and knowledge of current events. Of all those girls nominated, the twelve who received the most votes were chosen to vie for the coveted title of Miss Alcova of 1967. These twelve girls were then screened by a panel of unbiased judges, two who were faculty members and three who were qualified residents of the com- munity. Contestants were asked various questions from the areas of school spirit, dating habits, cur- rent events, poise, and general character. Al- though the choice was a hard one, the judges made their decision after much careful considera- tion and deliberation. Betty Bush, Patsy Nicely, Paula Sue Traylor, Connie Shires and Mary Kathryne Wicker showed the exhilaration and joy which came with being tapped for Miss Alcova. In honor of Miss Alcova, a special assembly was held. In keeping with tra- dition, the future mem- bers of the annual staff tapped the runners-up with roses, while the present editor presented a bouquet of a dozen long-stemmed red roses to Paula Sue Traylor, Miss Alcova of 1967 . Betty Bush, Jeanne Walton, Darlene Tucker, Paula Sizemore, Bobbie Johnson, Donna Kelly, Paula Sue Traylor, Gale Thrasher, Mary Kathryne Wicker, Connie Shires, Mary Ellen Byers, and Patsy Nicely tried to relax before their interview. Mrs. White, Mr. Anderson, Mr. Fridley, Miss Pauley, and Mrs. Warlither looked over some of the questions which they would ask the contestants. 65 Paula Sue Traylor was Selected Miss Alcova Of 1967 Paula Sue T raylor, Miss Alcova of 1 967, was tapped with a dozen long-stemmed red roses. Paula Sue was Alleghany ' s rep- resentative to Girls ' State. She served on the annual staff for two years. This year she was an assistant editor. She served as president of Tri-Hi-Y her senior year and was presented with the American Legion award. Paula Sue was also named to " Who ' s Who. " CONNIE SHIRES PAULA SUE TRAYLOR Second runner-up to Miss Alcova was Connie Shires. Connie won much praise for Alleghany County as she was chosen the regional Junior Miss and well represented the school in the state competition. During her |unior year, she was an exchange stu- dent to Cold Springs Harbor High School in Long Island, New York. She also won the DAR citizenship award, the senior citizenship award for girls, and the choir award for being pianist. MARY KATHRYNE WICKER Runners-Up Were All Outstanding Mary Kathryne Wicker, first runner-up, was tapped with six red roses. Mary Kathryne serv- ed on the Alcova staff during her senior year and had a leading role in the Senior Play. Also, she was a finalist in two local beauty contests. In addition, she was very active in the Latin Club. Mary Kathryne, who had been at ACHS only two years, held many major offices in the high school from which she transferred. Patsy Nicely was tapped third runner-up. Patsy was a member of the girls ' basketball team and won the award for the most im- proved player. She was in the Senior Play and was an active member in the FBLA. Fourth runner-up to Miss Alcova was Betty Bush. Betty serve‘d as a member of the cheer- leading squad for two years and was head cheerleader this year. She was chosen Home- coming Queen for 1966 and was first runner- up to the Dogwood Festival Queen. BETTY BUSH David Smith Was Chosen By The Senior Class David Smith was chosen " Boy of the Year " by the members of the senior class. He was presented an engraved trophy by Mary Kathryne Wicker dur- ing a special assembly. 68 For the first time this year, the senior class of ACHS voted for the one boy who best repre- sented their school, and especially, their senior class. Basing their opinions on the outstanding qualities of character, leadership, sportsman- ship, and scholarship, the members of the sen- ior class used their best judgment when mak- ing this important decision. Through the popular vote of his classmates, David Smith was chosen as Alleghany ' s first " Boy of the Year. " In his roles both at school and in the community, he has exhibited many outstanding qualities. He was not afraid to be an individual, nor did he depend upon the crowd for his standards and his way of life. His sportsmanship and athletic abilities were proved many times by his active participation in the fields of football, track, and wrestling. Scholarship spoke for itself, as he graduated an honor student of the Class of ' 67. With the selection of the first " Boy of the Year, " a new tradition was set at ACHS. As a member of the football team, David (40) served as a defensive halfback for two years. To Be Alleghany’s First “ Boy Of The Year” One of David ' s responsibilities as editor of the Alcova was presenting the dedication pages to Mr. Charles Walker during a special assembly. David proved his dramat ic ability by playing a lead role (Pete Brent) in the Senior Class Play. Pete was Tammy ' s (Mary Walton) own true love and her main obiective for attending college. 69 Graduation Brought Joy And Sorrow To Seniors Honor students Joyce Craft, Darlene Tucker, Alice Carroll, Sue Kelly, Bruce Kesterson, Connie Shires, David Smith, and Mary Wolfe, Paula Sizemore, Becky Anderson, John Swartz, Donna Walton prepared for commencement exercises. First row: D. Meadows, C. Hylton, A. Carroll, S. Wolfe, J. Swartz, M. Walton, D. Smith, B. Anderson. Second row: C. Morgan, J. Poage, J. Carter, W. Via. Third row: R. Kimberlin, W. Nelson, G. Thrasher, P. Nicely, F. Shinault, P. Warwick, F. Bess, T. Martin, P. Nicely, S. Bennett, A. Webb. Fourth row: F. McCullough, B. Fridley, D. Norris, C. Nelson, W. Myers, B. Bryant, G. Ratcliffe, F. Basham, J. Owens, D. Kellison, R. Rudy, J. Walton, R. Reynolds. Fifth row: J. Morris, D. Vess, M. Byer, L. Middleton, T. Long, A. Rogers, B. Taylor, W. Nicely, T. Chamberlain, L. Bartley, K. Johnson, M. Wade. Sixth row: L. Hepler, L. Mays, S. Peters, D. Wolfe, C. Fridley, C. Ferguson, C. Flenner, G. Nicely, J. Bowles, J. Mays, B. Deaton, J. Johnson. Seventh row: W. Alfred, G. Hanks, D. Lawhorne, B. Bowen, W. Perkins, S. Botkins, W. Kern, C. Smith, S. Stull, R. Blankinship, R. Hall. Eighth row: S. Loomis, R. Daniel, P. Hughes, D. Burns, P. Morgan, D. Rollison, P. Tray- lor, B. Parkins, J. Reynolds, M. Thompson, B. Miller, C. Hunnell. 70 Junior Honor Marshals Charles Adkins, Ronnie Spellman, Jon Kilian, Penny Burch, Janice Deas, Karyl Jarvis, Faye Per- First row: D. Kelly, C. Shires, B. Kesterson, J. Craft, D. Tuck- er, P. Sizemore, A. Salyers. Second row: 0 . Lewis, B. Bunch, I. Moore, C. Wolfe. Third row: £. Reed, F. Via, C. Swaim, J. Faidley, E. Reed, T. Wilhelm, G. VanBuren, B. Wilhelm, M. Nelson, C. Simmons, L. Dew, E. Knick, L. Mitchell. Fourth row: D. Madison, C. Ross, W. Banker, S. Dressier, C. Byers, J. Young, K. Patrick, E. Lane, C. Dressier, V. Lewis, L. Wright, R. Polito. Fifth row: M. Byers, W. Seidel, M. Wicker, S. Maddy, G. Nicely, B. Jackson, E. Patterson, J. Bradley, N. singer, Eva Fury, Eugenia Hoke and Carmen Chambers dis- tributed programs during graduation. Broughman, E. Dudley, E. Downey, A. Tucker. Sixth row: V. Tucker, B. Brown, N. Nicely, H. Nicely, L. Smith, F. Capps, S. Martin, M. Kelly, J. Tyree, M. Hayslett, K. Hoke, B. Lowe. Seventh row: B. Johnson, R. Swartz, C. Banker, R. Tingler, K. Conner, S. Byerly, J. Tyree, V. Fury, M. Clemmons, J. Nicely, J. Shifflett, E. McAllister. Eighth row: M. Fourquer- ean, T. Vess, C. Wrenn, D. Buzzard, B. Fisher, J. Mullens, J. Knighton, C. Creamer, M. Combs, C. Nelson, L. McAllister, G. Miller. 71 ! I Donna Kelly Delivered Salutatory Address To The Graduating Class Donna Kelly delivered her salutatory address, " Responsibilities to the Individual, " to the Class of ' 67. Mr. Holbert presented Donna Meadows the achievement award. Mr. Hodnett delivered a welcome address while Mr. Cvizic, Mr. Walker, Rev. Bunch, Becky Anderson, Donna Kelly, Mrs. Hamlett, and Mr. Holbert looked on. 72 I Becky A nderson Received Valedictory A ward For Academic Performance Finally, seniors faced that all important occasion — graduation. There were three periods of time before them at once. First, there was the present. This time was filled with the preparation for the ceremony, Senior Play, Senior Banquet, Junior-Senior Prom, and final exams. Throughout the present activities, seniors looked forward to their individual futures. Becky Anderson received the valedictory award from Mr. Holbert for her outstanding academic performance. Mr. Cvizic read a letter of congratulations from President Johnson to the graduates of ACHS. 73 Seniors Received Their Final Report Cards Each senior realized that Alleghany was merely a stepping stone into the future. College, trade school, military service or immediate employment — these were among the many decisions which faced seniors. No crystal ball could be used to predict their future success and happiness. Their vocational choice was one of their most important decisions and they real- ized it was their decision alone. As the moment of graduation heightened, all seniors reviewed the past years spent at Alleghany. They reviewed the knowl- edge gained, friends made, and tasks finished throughout their learning years at ACHS. As his class- mates received their diplomas, each looked with sor- row, realizing that this meant the eventual separation of a group that seemed so compatible. Each senior knew this group as the " Class of ' 67 " and treasured his place among the other members. Turning the tassels brought mixed emotions to the new graduates. These ranged from wide smiles of ac- complishment to tears of joy and sorrow. As they marched out of the auditorium, they realized that they had just stepped into their long awaited future, now making it their present. Honor graduates Becky Anderson, Donna Kelly, David Smith, Connie Shires, Mary Walton and Bruce Kesterson lead the seniors as they marched from the auditorium for the final time. After graduation, Mike Via received his final report card while Loretta Hepler waited to turn in her cap and gown. Sports Hiawatha Nicely has a chance to show individual ability while remain- ing a member of the baseball team. Alleghany ' s students show pride in their school ' s athletic teams through the enthusiasm they exhibit at pep rallies. Boost Student Morale And Pride In Alleghany At Alleghany, six major sports are offered on levels designed to reach all students. There are athletics in which teamwork is an essential component, and there are athletic activities intended to display the individ- ual ' s ability. Students who engage in either type of sports learn that as individuals they contribute to the teamwork needed for victory while team membership in turn aids in the development of individual skills. For the team-minded student, Alleghany offers football, basketball, baseball, and cheerleading. There are eighth grade, J.V. and varsity squads formed in three of these fields (excepting baseball) in order to cover every age student. There has been a girls ' bas- ketball team formed to suit the needs of that particu- lar group, also. Teamwork in all of these sports is one of the decisive factors which determine the success or failure of a season ' s labors. At the same time the team sports are in full swing, the varied athletic program at ACHS offers the in- dividual sports to provide equivalent opportunities for all students. Individual sports include cross-country. wrestling, and track. In these three fields, boys of all grade levels are permitted to attempt to make the team. Wins and losses are determined by the individ- uals ' abilities and scores. Teamwork is not necessarily the essential ingredient for success in these fields be- cause each athlete works on his own to improve the total team score. Performances are individual and not a result of team cooperation. One athlete may compile an impressive record and win many honors, but the team may not experience a successful season. Obviously ACHS employs a successful athletic pro- gram due to the wide range of sports offered. Athletes who become proficient in an individual sport often find that they can contribute vitally to a team sport, while the knowledge gained through working with the team can result in an athlete ' s acquiring an outstand- ing individual skill. Enthusiastic participation is im- portant in every aspect of athletics because it event- ually leads to the development of the whole personali- ty of the individual through his contribution to the team or his development of a singular talent. Inexperienced Colts Had A Rebudding Year First- row: Edward Smith, John Swartz, Pete Nicely, Jim Faidley, Lewis Mitchell, Roger Daniel, Steve Crawford. Second row: Bobbie Irvine, Mike Persinger, Eddie Morgan, Tommy Herald, Walter Seidel, George Stinnett, Donald Liptrap, Donnie Buzzard, David Smith, Blair Wilhelm, Robert McDowell, John Bradley, Blair Dodd, Bobby Ailstock, Joe Wood, Mike Slayton, Ted Hayes, Joe Fourqunean, Roger Whitehead, Mike Sams, Jerome Davis, Mr. Jonas, Mr. Potter. In the season opener against V.S.D.B., a surprisingly strong Alleghany team rolled over the Cardinals by a margin of 36-6. Scoring almost at will, the Colts showed more power than had been ex- pected. Continuing their winning ways, the Colts downed Riverheads the next week. John Bradley scored two touchdowns to lead the Colts to a 20-7 win. Alleghany was toppled from the unbeaten rank s when James River scored a surprising 28-0 victory. Injury and inexperience took their toll as the Colts were defeated by the powerful Clifton Forge Mountineers. Al- leghany stayed with the Mounties for a quarter, but the Mountineers then pulled away. David Smith scored Allegheny ' s only touchdown by catching a pass from Blair Wilhelm and running 52 yards to paydirt. The team put forth a good effort and Roger Daniel and Pete Nicely were cited for their defensive efforts. Hoping to even up their record, the Colts were again de- feated. John Bradley, after taking a handoff from quarterback Blair Wilhelm, ran around the right end for a touchdown against Riverheads. 78 Players Were Sidelined By Numerous Injuries Coach Jonas, the head coach, gave last minute instructions to Jerome Davis, David Smith, Bobby Irvine, Steve Crawford, Edward Smith. Alleghany Colts David Smith, Roger Daniel, Joe Wood, Jerome Davis, and Steve Crawford made a valiant, but vain effort to keep B. C. Williams of Clifton Forge from scoring as Robert Bradley and William Key supported B. C. Williams. 79 Powerful Covington Cougars And Clifton Forge Buffalo Gap handed the Colts a heartbreaking 14-13 loss. John Bradley scored the lone Alle- ghany touchdown in the Alleghany-Fort Defiance game as the Colts made a vain effort to get back on the winning track. At halftime Betty Bush was crowned Homecoming Queen with the score read- ing 7-7 A third quarter touchdown by the Indians ended the Colt ' s hopes of a victory. Six members of the Alleghany team, sidelined with injuries, had to watch while the Covington Cougars raced past the Colts (39-0). It proved to be an easy vic- tory for the powerful Cougars, but the Colts never gave up and battled throughout the contest. Roger Daniel was the best runner for the Colts. In their meeting with Rockbridge, Alleghany was again unable to score a victory. Scoring a 28-0 victory, the Rebels defeated a Colt team that was not able to generate an attack. Wilson Memorial handed the Colts their final defeat by scoring a 27-6 win. Alleghany managed to get on the scoreboard dur- ing the fourth quarter. Blair Wilhelm tossed a six yard pass to Steve Crawford for the touchdown During this rebuilding season, inexperience and injuries played a major part in the 2-7 record but the Colts have bright hopes for the future. Pete Nicely and Edward Smith tried to bring down B. C. Williams of Clifton Forge while Jerome Davis rushed in to help. John Bradley was tackled by Theodore Mader and Gary Long of Riverheads as Coach Poffer, the backfield coach, and the rest of the team looked on from the sidelines. 80 Mountineers Defeated Alleghany Colts Blair Wilhelm rolled around the right end while Merritt Belew and Steve Shrum of V.S.D.B. attempted to bring him down. John Bradley ran the ball for valuable yardage while Blair Wilhelm led interference against Steve Strickhise and Larry Miller of Fort De- fiance. 81 Junior Varsity Colts Compiled Winning Record Coach Jefferies, Coach Dunn, Gary Childs, C. W. Burks, Glenn Blackwell, Bill Siple, Tommy Nicely, C. E. Andrews, Tommy Reynolds, Sheryl Bridges, Pat Sams, Woody Dodd, Mark Smith Butch Simpson, C. W. Bocook, John Williams, H. L. Offenbacker, Tim Rollison, Carey Reid, Buddy Raye, Timmy Maddy, Kenny Higgins, Walter Broughman, Tommy Stinnett, Butch Hall, Mike Balser. Alleghany ' s Junior Varsity football team compiled an impressive 4-1-1 record They got their season off to a grand start by beating Clifton Forge High School 12-0, but at a later date Alleghany was defeated by Clifton Forge by a score of 19-0. With Covington High School, the game was a 6-6 tie, but Alleghany got their revenge two weeks later by beating Covington 7-0. James River was trounced by the J.V. Colts, and after a close, tough game Valley was downed by a score of 13-12. These young griders gained valuable experience to be used next year on the Varsity team. Success was the main thought of all eighth grade football players. In their first year of competition, the " Baby Colts " compiled a 2-1-0 record James River fell to the Colts on two occasions by scores of 18-6 and 26-0. Lord Botetourt handed Alleghany their only disap- pointing game. Scoring a touchdown in the last two seconds, Lord Botetourt tied the game (6-6). After a successful season the " Baby Colts " are looking forward to playing Junior Varsity Football. Bruce Johnson blocked for fullback Russell Hunter who ran the ball while he was supported by Rolando Kopak. 82 Eighth Grade Colts Had Successful Season Front: Grover Persinger, Mike Johnson. First column: Randy feries. Fourth column: Bobbie Lawler, Steve Showolter, Nicely, Frankie Sellers, Chuck Anthony, Delmas Connor, Charles Persinger, Ruben Noel, Gilbert Baker. Fifth column: Carlton Williams. Seccnd column: John Thomas McCaleb, Bruce Johnson, Wayne Stogdale, Gary Garrett, Bill Dressier, " Tuffy " Bush, Bill Farrar, Robert Chambers. Third column: Adali Nicely, Coach Williams. Rolando Kopak, Russell Hunter, Aubrey Bowling, Lynn Jef- 83 Cross Country Team Had A Winning Season Standing: Jack Poage, Tom Wade, Johnny Garrett, Mike Scruggs, John Barineau, Michael Thompson, Charlie Burr, Jon Kilian, Bruce Swartz. Kneeling: Butch Lane, captain, Coach Rhea. Alleghany ' s cross country team, under the supervision of Coach Rhea, had a very successful season. Improving last year ' s record, the boys scored two wins, two seconds, one fourth, and one loss. Buffalo Gap and James River were downed by the Colts by scores of 44-19 and 45-15, respectively (low score wins). Fort Defiance handed Alleghany their only loss by defeating them by one point (28-27). In a tri-meet, Giles County placed first (27), Al- ieghany placed second (42), and Northside placed third (53). At the Concord College Invitational, out of a field of eight teams, Alleghany placed fourth (98), only one point behind third place winner Northside (97). Jack Poage finished twelfth, and Jon Kilian finished fourteenth. In the District " 5 " meet, the Colts received the runner-up trophy. Fort Defiance placed first (37) and Alleghany placed second (38). Alleghany had four medal winners: Butch Lane was fourth, John Barineau was fifth, Jack Poage was sixth, and John Garrett was eighth. Butch Lane went on to win a medal in the state meet, fin- ishing ninth. John Barineau set a school record on the 2.4 Alleghany Cross Country Course in the meet against James River. John ' s time was 13:22.4. 84 John Barineau Set A New School Record John Garrett and John Barineau have com- pleted about one half mile of the course in the District " 5 " meet. Butch Lane finished fourth in the district meet. Tom Wade received the Cross Country Sportsmanship award from Coach Rhea. John Barineau tried to pass Rob- ert Garber of Fort Defiance as Barry Vanbel and David Sweet tried to pass John. Miss Monroe and Mrs. Kumm, coaches, looked over the girls ' record at the end of the season. Inexperience Hurt The Girls’ Basketball Team First row: Anna Lawler, Patsy Nicely, Thaddea Chamberlain, Connie Shires, Judy Friel, Mitzi Helper Second row: Kathy Arritt, Nancy Burr, Penny Burch, Emma Hoke, Eugenia Hoke, Bet- tina Shuler. Third row: Cathy Cumming, Bunny Yachan, Betty Miller, Tracy Dickson, Charlotte Smith. 86 Girls ’ Team Showed Good Sportsmanship This year Alleghany ' s Girls ' Basketball team had two new coaches, Mrs. Kumm and Miss Monroe. They led the team through a building season. All the girls learned the skills required in basketball, sportsman- ship, and the true value of friendship. Every girl show- ed much loyalty and team spirit despite being on the losing side of the ledger. Alleghany played Valley, James River, Clifton Forge, and Milboro, each two times. Valley defeated Alleghany by a lopsided score of 39-13 and James River downed Alleghany 47-27. In a close game with Milboro, Alleghany lost by a score of 22-19. Clifton Forge trampled over the " Fillies " in a disappointing 74-26 game. In return games with the four teams, the girls were again un- able to win. Valley and James River defeated Allegh- any by scores of 47-19 and 50-18, respectively. The " Fillies " were downed by Milboro (39-21) and Clifton Forge (30-18). Returning members of the team are looking forward to a better season next year. Donna Scruggs of Clifton Forge tried to block Thaddea Chamber- lain ' s shot as Charlotte Smith got ready to go in for the rebound. am Betty Miller went in to shoot but was blocked by Rhonda Spinner of Clifton Forge. Nancy Burr and Connie Shires of ACHS, and Carol Deaton and Sally Scruggs of CFHS got ready to go in for the rebound. 87 Cheerleaders Presented Skits In The Pep Rallies Vicki Reed, Jean Shawver, Peggy Hylton, and Phyllis Boerner entertained the student body with a delightful skit before the Clifton Forge Alleghany game. Peggy Hylton, Vicki Reed, Carol Thompson, Debbie Bennett, Phyllis Boerner, Jean Shawver, Betty Bush and Susan Persinger displayed much skill and precision in the pep rallies. 1 88 Girls Instilled Spirit Into The Student Body Phyllis Boerner showed pep and spirit when cheering at the girls ' basketball games. Carol Thompson cheered the boys on during the football games. Alleghany ' s cheerleaders were the core of the Colt spirit and enthusiasm. Nine girls attended a cheerleading camp for all the girls in the state dur- ing the summer. After school every day these girls, headed by Betty Bush, practiced in order to teach the newest cheers and chants to the student body. By displaying school spirit at all times, the cheerleaders instilled more spirit and loyalty in the students. During games that we were losing, through the tireless efforts of the cheerleaders, the spectators always remained behind the boys. By faithfully cheering at the Varsity football and basketball away games, they encouraged every team member to try harder to win for Al- leghany. Game attendance was in- creased by pep rallies and skits before the important games. Posters and ban- ners for the halls were made during the entire year. Win or lose, the Al- leghany morale was kept up by the cheerleaders. 89 Betty Bush Headed The Varsity Cheerleaders First row: Vicki Reed, Susan Persinger, Peggy Hylton. Second row: Francis Shifflett, Betty Bush, Debbie Bennett. Third row: Jean Shawver, Phyllis Boerner, Carol Thompson. Vicki Reed ' s and Peggy Hylton ' s spirit carried the crowd during many football games. 90 Debbie Bennett and Susan Persinger led the student body in a pep rally during football season. Keith Scruggs Was Top Scorer And Rebounder Determination and unfailing spirit carried the Varsity basket- ball team through the long season. Faced with a rebuilding season, Coach Walker ' s team finished with a 7-9 record. Keith Scruggs was the leading scorer and leading rebounder. In the season opener, James River defeated Alleghany (63-31), but Alleghany came back to defeat Riverheads (65-53). ACHS downed Rockbridge twice by scores of 47-45 and 49-39. Arch rivals Covington and Clifton Forge both defeated Alleghany by scores of 69-53 and 79-57, respectively. In the next four games the Colts were unable to score a win Alle- ghany fell to the power of James River (68-51), Buffalo Gap (63- 50), Covington (87-62), and Wil- son Memorial (80-54). Alleghany ' s players were able to down VSDB (54-39), but again fell under the power of Clifton Forge (75-54). Jonathan Williams, Roy Reed, Roy Swartz, Mike Sams, Keith Scruggs, Timmy Roili- son, John Swartz, Steve Crawford, Randy Stair, Greg Anderson, Steve Byeriy, Gary Miller, Joe Moores, John Bradley. John Swartz (42), Steve Crawford (52), Keith Scruggs (44), Gary Miller (12), and John Bradley moved into position to get the rebound away from Ed Barnett (11), Eric Barnett (31), and David Hammond. II ! i J □1 J • fcc 91 Season’s End Brought Hopes For Next Year pr? W 5 ! B w ■ iH 1 ml JIh Steve Crawford, Eric Barnett (31), and David Hammond (41) went after the rebound as Ralph Mundy (13), Keith Scruggs (44), John Swartz (42), Ed Barnett, and Ron Pierce (35) wait to see who will get the ball. John Bradley took the ball down the court and was fol- lowed by Norman Thomas (30), Wayne Humphries (24), Gary Miller (13), and Tom Dean (54). John Swartz (42), Keith Scruggs (44), and Gary Mil- ler (12) tried to keep Ed Barnett from making a lay up as Greg Anderson (22) looked on. 92 Varsity Team Entered District Tournament In the return bout with River- heads the Colts again defeated them by a score of 75-65. Buf- falo Gap was able to defeat the Colts (64-59), but the Colts were able to defeat VSDB (85- 51), and Fort Defiance (78-72). In the season closer, James River downed the Colts (65- 56), ending their hopes of an even record. In the District V tournament, Alleghany lost their game during the first round. ssma Wayne Humphries (24) and Tom Dean got the rebound away from Keith Scruggs (45) and Steve Crawford (53). 93 Junior Varsity Players Gained Experience First row: Butch Simpson, Pot Sams, Robert McDowell, Gary Childs, Robert Raye and C. E. Andrews. Second row: Bruce Swartz, David Snider, Leonard Jones, Tim Maddy, Phil Eaton, Tim Heironimus and Coach Williams. Left: Lendfore Hatcher (14) tried to get the rebound away from Butch Simpson (55). Below: Tim Rollison (45) helped Buddy Raye (11) get the re- bound away from Mike Kirkland (51) as Gary Childs (33) blocked Johnny Reynolds (12) and Mike Hearth. 94 And Skill To Be Used On The Varsity Team Gary Childs got the rebound as Timmy Rollison (41) and Butch Simpson (55) started up court. Timmy Maddy, Robert McDowell (35), Johnny Reynolds (12), Harvey Dobbins (21) and Buddy Raye (1 1) waited to see if Mike Hearth (20) or Butch Simpson (55) would get the opening jump ball. 95 C. E. Andrews Was Leading J.V. Scorer !n the first game of the season against James River, Alleghany J.V. ' s lost by a score of 55-41. In the next game they were again unable to put a mark on the winning side of the ledger because Green- bier Military School won by a score of 47-33. Al- leghany came from behind to defeat Rockbridge (39- 38). In a return bout with Rockbridge, they again defeated them (45-36). In games with arch rivals, Covington and Clifton Forge, ACHS lost by scores of 54-37 and 41-30, respectively. In a game with James River, they got revenge for an earlier defeat by scor- ing a 54-46 victory. In games with Buffalo Gap and Covington, Alleghany was downed by scores of 55-39 and 60-49, respectively. In a close game with Wilson Memorial, ACHS posted a close victory (45-44). Al- leghany defeated VSDB (39-23) before again falling to Clifton Forge in a heartbreaking game (36-35). Greenbier Military School scored another victory at the expense of the J.V. Colts (82-49), but Alleghany defeated Buffalo Gap (36-35) and VSDB (68-28). Fort Defiance ended Alleghany ' s hopes of a break- even season by defeating them with a close score of 46-43. C. E. Andrews was the leading scorer for the season. Alleghany ' s J.V. basketball record was 7-9, but the boys learned the skills required in bas- ketball and gained experience under the guidance of Coach Williams. Left: Lendfore Hatcher (14), Mike Kirkland, Butch Simpson (55), and Mike Hearth all went up for the re- bound. Below: Buddy Raye (11) was guarded by Johnny Reynolds and Timmy Rollison as Harvey Dobbins (21) guarded by Lendfore Hatcher (14) moved in to help him. Mike Kirkland moved over to guard Tim Rollison. 96 Eighth Graders Displayed The Colt Spirit f Wf J A M t f i Hr i .■ nr n Hr -v Kneeling: Tommy Deas, Frankie Sellers, Robert Chambers, Chris Spraggins, and Ricky George. Standing: Coach Jefferies, Ruben Noel, Mike Warwick, John Thomas McCaleb, Bobbie Lawler, Gil- bert Baker and Gene Haskins. Playing a twelve game schedule, the eighth grade team learned the skills and rules of basketball under the guidance of Coach Jefferies. They also displayed the Colt spirit and loyalty. Throughout the 4-8 sea- son, the baby Colts constantly showed good sports- manship. Alleghany defeated one of their arch rivals Clifton Forge, by a score of 26-23, but Covington was able to defeat the baby Colts 33-39. Lord Botetourt ' s strong eighth grade team twice defeated the Alleghany team by scores of 46-21, and 53-34. In a close game with Covington, Alleghany won by a score of 31-28. Riding a losing streak, the baby Colts were defeated by Valley (53-39), Clifton Forge (44-35), and twice by Buena Vista (31-22) and (22-17) before snapping the streak by defeating Valley 27-19. Alleghany also downed Lord Botetourt (33-28), but in the last game James River edged past Alleghany by a score of 35-34. 97 J. V.’s Precision And Spirit Resulted In Front: Linda Hylton. Second row: Jackie Nicely, Anita Wright, Linda Tolley. Third row: Brenda Hayslett, Cindy Lowen, Sherry Smith. Enthusiasm of the underclassmen was ever-present in Alleghany ' s Junior Varsity Cheerleaders. Each member of the cheering squad first had to display her talents to the student body. After the elation of being chosen subsided, she realized the amount of work that was before her. These cheerleaders continued their practice ses- sions until the close of school and began again before school reopened in the fall. All their practice paid off when their precision and spirit resulted in en- thusiastic cheering for the JV football and basketball squads from all the Colt fans. Leading JV pep rallies, perfecting skits for presen- tation during pep rallies, cheering at the games and representing ACHS — all were accomplished with spirit by the Junior Varsity cheering squad. 98 Enthusiastic Cheering For The J. V. Team Jackie Nicely and Linda Tol- ley showed unfailing spirit as they cheered the J.V. teams on to victory. Anita Wright, Linda Hylton, Cindy Lowen and Sherry Smith always kept the crowds cheering. 99 Eighth Grade Cheerleaders Instilled Spirit First row: Molly Swartz and Pat Shifflett. Second row: Libby Barineau, Sally Showal- ter, Julie Farrar, and Cindy Lockard. Third row: Jocelyn Burch and Debbie Fore. Debbie Fore showed Jocelyn Burch and Libby Barineau the new cheers. 100 And Drive Into The Students And Players Jocelyn Burch, Libby Barineau, and Debbie Fore practiced to get their movements together. Coming together from the various elementary schools as a group for the first time, the eighth grade class was formed. This formation resulted in the creation of their individual eighth grade teams. Of course, the bouncy eighth grade cheerleaders put the vitality of the " Baby Colts " into every cheer. Eighth graders often had their individual pep ral- lies. Yells echoed through the halls as each cheer- leader accomplished the task of instilling spirit and drive in the students and in the players. Even in moments of crushing defeat the " Baby Colts " cheerleaders kindled spirit into the hearts of the players. Good sportsmanship was also one of the main drives of the eighth grade cheering squad. At the end of the athletic season, these cheer- leaders put away their uniforms and anxiously began working for a place on the Junior Varsity cheering squad. Jocelyn Burch, Debbie Fore, and Libby Barineau tried to work out new cheers. 10 ! Alleghany Wrestling Team Had First Winning Front: David Smith, Coach Jonas. First row: Johnny Snead, Ronnie Ronnie Shires, Vernon Mosby, Larry Bartly, Allen Rogers. Second Arrington, Charlie Burr, Tommy Wade, Doug Rogers, Mike Sim- row: Steve Barnett, James Walton, Robert Fridley, Russell Rose, mons, Jon Kilian, Gary Bush, Tex Hazlewood, Eddie Morgan, Tommy Hearld. For the first time in three years, the ACHS wrestlers had a winning season. After being unable to win a match for two seasons, the Colts finished with an impressive 5-1 record. Coach Bill Jonas made his first season as wres- tling instructor one to be remembered. Alleghany got their wrestling season off to a fine start by beating the VSDB Jayvees 29-23. Encouraged by this win, the Alleghany matmen defeated the Covington Cougars by a count of 35-19. Continuing to improve, the Colts won a 35-18 de- cision over Fishburne Military Academy. Alleghany suf- fered their first and only loss at the hands of a strong VSDB Varsity team (36-8). To finish their great season, the Colts came from behind to again defeat the Coving- ton Cougars (26-24). Gary Bush, one of Alleghany ' s best wrestlers this sea- son, won five matches and lost only one. His overall record for three seasons is 12-2, Only two members will not be returning next year. This year the Colts surprised many by their strength. Returning matmen have high hopes for next year ' s team. Tommy Herald pinned his opponent, Ricky Kincaid from Covington, in the unlimited weight class. 102 Season, Scoring Five Wins And One Loss Johnny Snead worked for the initial take down in the 98 pound weight class. Eddie Morgan got two points for a reversal and began endeavors to break down his op- ponent Shawn Grumblatt of Covington High School. Mike Via Received The Sportsmanship Trophy Kneeling: H. Nicely, J. Faidley, Mr. Carpenter, C. Nice- ly, A, Craft, K. Scruggs. Standing: R. Noel, J. McCaleb, W. VanBuren, B. Hall, R. Fridley, C. Andrews, G. Rat- cliff, M. Via, R. McDowell, J. Williams, B. Hayslett, K. Higgins, L. Treynor, C. Wolfe, Coach Dunn, B. Simpson. Jonathan Williams rounded first base and started for second as pitcher, Tim Barnett and first baseman, Greg Reynolds, anticipated a throw from the outfield. Baseball, one of Alleghany ' s favorite sports, was under the supervision of Coach Carpenter. During his first year, Coach Carpenter ' s boys had a fine 9-4 season. Coach Dunn assisted Coach Carpenter throughout the season. Hia- watha Nicely and C. R. Nicely ended the sea- son with the highest batting averages. Mike Via and Gary Ratcliff received trophies dur- ing the Awards Assembly for sportsmanship and most valuable player, respectively. Valley was out scored 8-1 in the season opener but things did not fare so well in the next game. Wilson Memorial posted a 3-0 win, Buffalo Gap and Riverheads both fell under the Colt power by scores of 9-4 and 6-4, respectively. 104 Baseball Team Finished With 9-4 Record Umpire, Sid Smith, carefully watched as Rodney Fridley swung and missed. The catcher, Fred- die Adams, made a vain effort to keep from dropping the ball. Steve Craig made a flying attempt to reach first base before Hiawatha Nicely could catch the ball. 105 Gary Ratcliff Was Voted Most Valuable Player First baseman, Greg Reynolds stretched to catch the ball In time to tag Hiawatha Nicely out. Fort Defiance defeated Alleghany by a score of 1-0, but the Colts got their revenge by defeating Fort Defiance 5-3 in the next game. Alleghany lost to Covington (4-2) before win- ning the next three games. Alleghany beat Clifton Forge by a score of 5-1, but at a later date Clifton Forge upset the Colts by a score of 3-1 . Valley failed to score as Alleghany top- ped them 3-0, and Rockbridge was also unable to out score the Colts (7-4). Alleghany was de- feated by Clifton Forge but they finished their season by winning their last two games. VSDB was overpowered by a score of 6-0 and Rock- bridge was out scored 5-2. Although a particu- larly rainy season caused several postpone- ments, the Colt spirit was not in the least dampened. Coaches and returning players an- xiously await next season. Jonathan Williams tried to get back on first before Cov- ington ' s first baseman, Greg Reynolds, could tag him out. 106 John Bradley Was High Scorer For The Season Track team: Mike Sams, Randy Stair, Donnie Buzzard, Richard VanLear, John Bradley, John Garrett, Mark Smith, John Swartz, John Barineau, Mike Thompson, Walter Bruffman, Timmy Mad- dy, Mike Balser, Vernon Mosby, Gary Childs, Leonard Jones, Bruce Swartz, Wayne Bell, Rob Pedigo, David Smith, and Coach Rhea. Alleghany ' s track team had a very successful sea- son. In five dual meets Alleghany won three but the Colts lost to Clifton Forge and Fort Defiance. In tri- meets the Colts won one and placed second in one. Alleghany held the first five-way meet in this area. Clifton Forge placed first and Alleghany placed sec- ond. At the Concord Invitational Meet, Alleghany was topped only by Northside High School. Alleghany fin- ished third in District Five Competition. This year eight school records were set by hard working members of Coach Rhea ' s team. John Bradley was outstanding in the running events. John ran the 100 yard dash in 10.8 seconds, and the 220 in 22.8 seconds. John Bradley, Gary Childs, and Mike Sams all placed in the 100 yard dash. 107 Track Team Finished Third In The District John Swartz, Mike Balser, and Rob Pedigo got ready for Coach Potter s signal to start. Left: Wayne Vess threw the discus while his opponent waited his turn. Bottom: Randy Stair, Walter Bruffman, and Mark Smith tried to outrun Clifton Forge in the 180 yard low hurdles. -5 SSp J 3 108 And Second At The Concord Invitational Meet John also set a broad jump record by leaping 20 feet Vi inches. For this spectacular feat John received a trophy for having the second highest record in the state. Donnie Buzzard set records in the shot put and discus. For the shot put the new record is 44 feet and for the discus the new record is 134 feet. John Carson Bradley set the new pole vaulting record at 1 0 feet and 3 inches. Randy Stair broke the old high jump record by 2 % inches. Randy ' s record height was 5 feet 6% inches. Dennis Smith ran the mile in 4:45.1 to set a school record. John Bradley was high scorer for the season followed by Robert Pedigo and Donnie Buz- zard. Robert Pedigo showed good form in his broad jump. ' ■Mi m • •.?, ' ■ ' ; ' ' % ■ John Bradley ran as the anchor man for the Alleghany relay team. 109 y ' Alleghany’s Top Athletes Were Presented With In the spring of every year, awards and trophies are presented to athletes in the various fields. Sportsman- ship and the most valuable player trophies are voted on by the team members. Other trophies are presented on a basis of statistics and the coaches ' professional opinion. Cross Country trophies went to Butch Lane for be- ing the low scorer and Tom Wade for being the most improved. In football the WKEY Awards for the best lineman and the best back in the Covington-Alleghany game went to Joe Wood and John Bradley, respective- ly. By vote of the team members, the best lineman award went to Pete Nicely, the best back award went to Roger Daniel, and the sportsmanship award went to Tommy Herald. Awards in wrestling went to Gary Bush, Tom Wade, and Jon Kilian for the best wrest- ler, most improved, and sportsmanship, respectively. Ke ith Scruggs received two awards in basketball for being high scorer and top rebounder. John Swartz re- ceived the sportsmanship trophy. This year Hiawatha Nicely and C. R. Nicely both received trophies for the highest batting averages. Mike Via was voted to re- ceive the sportsmanship award and Gary Ratcliff re- ceived the most valuable player award. Butch Lane and Coach Rhea presented to Mr. Hol- bert the trophy the Cross Country team won for be- ing runner-up in the Virginia High School League. 1 10 Various Awards For Outstanding Performances Top: Coach Jonas presented Tom Wade the award for being the most improved wrestler. Tom Wade also received the award for being the most improved cross country runner. Left: Two trophies were presented to Keith Scruggs by Coach Walker. Keith was high scorer and top rebounder. Bottom: Roger Daniel received the football award for the best back from Coach Jonas. This award is voted on by the players. Organizations Mary Ellen Byers presides at a meeting of the FBLA. John Bradley, president of the SCA, recognizes a motion from rep- resentative Dave Wallis during a business meeting of the Student Co-operative Association. 112 Encourage Leadership And Responsibility Each year, mare and more students participate in extra-curricular activities at Alleghany County High School. By taking part in these organizations an in- dividual is brought out. Frequently classroom activi- ties extend into these organizations and help the stu- dent decide what his future career will be. Such clubs at ACHS are the Art Club, the Distributive Education Club, the Future Business Leaders of America, and the Future Homemakers of America. To encourage foreign languages, there are Spanish and Latin clubs. Also there are clubs for people with special interests. Prospective teachers delight in the FTA, while girls who are thinking of a nursing career enjoy the FNC. For girls and boys with high ideals and convictions there are the T ri-Hi-Y and Key clubs. Boys who have won their athletic letters are automatically members of the Varsity Club. Students who are interested in music are members of the Choir or Band. These are elective courses. Two other electives are for students who enjoy journalism — the ALCOVA staff and the PATRIOT staff. Probably the most important organization at ACHS is the SCA. This organization permits the entire stu- dent body to express their opinions through elected representatives. They work together to improve the school for every student. ACHS ' s clubs vary their activities by sponsoring dances, bake sales, or assembly programs. They also go on field trips, have guest speakers and film strips pertaining to their particular interests. It is no accident that there is such a variety of group activities at ACHS. This diversity is meant to satisfy the diversity of individual interests. S.C.A. Provides Leadership For Student Body Standing: John Bradley. Seated: C. L. Hylton, Donna Kelly, Larry Dew, Anthony Salyers, Debbie Fisher, Sherry Smith, Marie Mea- dows, Debbie Morris, Brenda Hyler, Mary Beth Bodell, Debbie Henson, Paula Sizemore, Sue Wolfe, Joy St. Clair, Debbie Reed, Linda Hylton, Nancy Vest, Susan Persinger, Peggy Hylton, Paula Dressier, Bonnie Smith, Leslie Kanney, Vickie Reed, Linda How- ard, Paula Sue Traylor, Jeanne Walton, Brenda Hayslett, Pat Shifflet, Lucy Nicely, Debbie Fore, Jan Shawver, Nancy Burr, Nancy Boerner, Tracy Dickson, Susan Powell, Penny Burch, Karen Stapleton, Jon Kilian, Ronnie Spellman, Charles Adkins, Marshall Leitch, Bunny Yachan, Glory Nicely, Keith Scruggs, Sherry How- ard, Cindy Lowen, Linda Loan, Rita Owens, Donna Simpson, Greg Anderson, David Smith, Jean Shawver, Judy Cook, Linda Walker, Cheryl Fridley, Martha Myers, Cindy Lockard, Bruce Swartz, Michael Warwick, Bill Dressier, Steve Showalter, and Chuck An- thony. Conferring on the S.C.A. elections are the officers Paula Sizemore, Bruce Swartz, Jeanne Walton, Keith Scruggs, and John Bradley. 114 Peanuts comic strip characters assist in an S.C.A. campaign skit. Susan Persinger ' s campaign included an appearance by “living dolls " , Mike Sams, Roy Swartz, John Swartz, Tommy Hearld, and Charles Hunnell. One of the most important organiza- tions at Alleghany is the Student Co-oper- ative Association. Its main purpose is to find ways to improve the school. Supporting this organization is every in- dividual ' s responsibility at Alleghany County High School. S.C.A. officers are elected by the entire student body and homerooms are represented at all S.C.A. meetings by either the homeroom repre- sentative or an alternate. One of the many activities of the S.C.A. is to sell ice cream during the four lunch periods. Usually, this is done by John Bradley, the club president, or another student appointed by John. Every spring a campaign and election are held to elect the new officers. This is one of the most active weeks in the school year. John Bradley sells ice cream to Glenna Treynor. 115 Key Club Members Sell Birthday Calendars Jim Faidley, president, discusses the selling of birthday calendars with Mike Sams, Jim Kelly, Anthony Salyers, Allen Rogers, John Barineau, Keith Scruggs, John Swartz, Steve Crawford, Bill Hum- bert, Steve Dressier, Max Shawver, Randy Stair, Tommy Herald, Lewis Mitchell, Steve Byerly, David Smith, David Rogers, Roy Swartz, Paul Warwick, Ronnie Spellman, Mike Scruggs, Mr. Pot- ter, sponsor, Donnie Buzzard, Mike Thompson, Bruce Swartz, Charlie Burr. Sponsored by the area Kiwanis Club, the Key Club is devised to develop character and leadership in high school boys. This club pre- pares its members to be good citiz- ens in later life. One of the many activities of the Key Club is to compete in basket- ball with other area Key Clubs. This year, the Key Club has parti- cipated in a game against Allegh- any ' s Senior Tri-Hi-Y. In addition to their other activities, these boys sold birthday calendars to raise money for their various financial projects. Under the guidance of Mr. Leon Potter, these boys who possess high scholastic averages and outstand- ing qualities of leadership are bet- ter prepared for future years. Students enjoy the antics of Anthony Salyers and Allen Rogers during the game between the Key Club and the Sr. Tri-Hi-Y. 1 16 Anthony Solyers, Tommy Hearld, Allen Rogers, John Barin- eau, and Ronnie Spellman enter with handicaps for the second half of the Key Club — Sr. Tri-Hi-Y basketball game. Key Club Board of Directors: Seated: David Smith, Jim Kelly, Bill Humbert, Steve Craw- ford, Anthony Salyers, and Jim Faidley. Standing: Keith Scruggs and Mr. Potter. Senior Tri-Hi-Y Drafts The Club Constitution i i Betty Miller, vice-president; Peggy Hughes, reporter; Glory Nice- dent; Barbara Ann Fisher, secretary; and Mary Ellen Byers his- ly, treasurer; Janie Reynolds, chaplain; Paula Sue Traylor, presi- torian work diligently on the club constitution. Miss Burton and Mrs Reynolds sponsor the Alleghany County chapter of the Senior Tri-Hi-Y and in doing so lead the members toward carrying out their primary purpose: to create and maintain throughout home, school, and community high standards of Christian character. Senior Tri-Hi-Y members collect food, toys, and clothing every Thanksgiving and Christmas to dis- tribute to a needy family. Also, they sponsor the Sweetheart Dance, bake sales, and sock hops after football games Each year the Senior Tri-Hi-Y sends two repre- sentatives to the Model General Assembly in Rich- mond. This year the lucky girls attending were Paula Sue Traylor and Susan Powell. Girls who become members of the Tri-Hi-Y ac- quire high standards of character and leadership through their work in the school and community. Mr. Walker, the referee, breaks in as Mary Ellen Byers, Allen Rogers and Anthony Salyers scramble after the ball during the Tri-Hi-Y — Key Club basketball game. Janie Reynolds conducts the devotional period of a regular club meeting. First row: Susan Loomis, Jeanne Walton, Paula Sizemore, Connie Shires, Betty Miller, Paula Sue Traylor, Donna Kelly. Second row: Pam Smith, Camilla Bennett, Karyl Jarvis, Routh Ann Dainty, Linda Kilian, Darlene Tucker, Bren- da Bryant, Carolyn Dressier, Glory Nicely, Mary Ellen Byers. Third row: Mary Kathryne Wicker, Sharon Hopkins, Carolyn Swaim, Kathy Parker, Donna Simpson, Becky McCaleb, Patsy Nicely, Peggy Hughes, Carmen Chambers, Terry Landis, Sarah Botkins. Fourth row: Judy Deisher, Janice Deas, Miss Burton, sponsor, Barbara Ann Fisher, Jennifer Wright, Susan Powell, Debbie Lockhard, Jayne Sizer, Linda Lemon. John Swartz attempts to make two points as Glory Nicely, Mary Kathryne Wicker, Terry Landis, Jim Kelly and Donnie Buzzard watch helplessly. 119 waters Junior Tri-Hi-Y Encourages High Standards Members of the Junior Tri-Hi-Y are made up of eighth, ninth, and tenth graders. Miss Jo Ann Bogan, sponsor, promotes the club platform consisting of clean speech, clean sportsmanship, clean living, and clean thoughts. They learn the Tri-Hi-Y purpose which will be in effect later in the Senior Tri-Hi-Y. Also, they uphold the principles of their organization. Being affiliated with the Y.M.C.A., these girls try to have a better moral and religious understanding. This understanding will help these girls accept their places in Senior Tri-Hi-Y and also in later life. During monthly meetings, their programs consist of lectures, films, guest speakers and panel discussions. Each member takes part in these meetings in some way. Representatives of the Junior Tri-Hi-Y go to the District Conference held by the Y.M.C.A. Girls in the Junior Tri-Hi-Y help Alleghany spirit- ually and socially by their contributions to the school through many various activities. Standing: Debbie Lockard and Miss Bogan. Seated: Cindy Lock- erta Linkswiler, Jean Rose, Tracy Dickson, Judy Irvine, Julie Far- ard, Judy Simpson, Diane Barger, Pam Warner, Chris McKeague, rar, Debbie Fore, Debbie Fisher, Jackie Nicely, Anita Wright, Pam Smith, Linda Kilian, Karen Arrington, Camilla Bennett, Rob- Cindy Lowen, Sue Dodd, Dixie Bruffey, and Susan Bess. 120 Varsity Club Sells Alleghany Sweat Shirts Mike Arrington, Wayne VanBuren, Joe Fourqurean, Robert Mc- Dowell, Tex Hazelwood, Joe Woods, Joe Rose, Greg Anderson, Theodore Hayes, Jerome Davis, Mike Via, Larry Bartley, Butch Lane, C. E. Andrews, Jon Kilian, Tommy Herald, Mike Brewbaker, C. R. Nicely, Steve Crawford, Jim Faidley, Greg Anderson, Joe Rose, Blair Wilhelm, Allan Tucker, Jonathan Williams, Lee Reed, Steve Byerly, George Stinnett, Carl Byer, Steve Barnett, Allan Rogers, Ronnie Hall, Mr. Walker, Raymond Hunter, Mike Via, Gary Miller, Hiawatha Nicely, Roger Daniel, Keith Scruggs, Mike Slayton, and Freddie Adams wait before going on their annual picnic. Membership in the Varsity Club is an honor won by boys who have earned letters in various sports. Mem- bers of the club are either participants in football, track, basketball, cross country, wrestling, or baseball. To win a letter in football or baseball, an athlete must play a certain length of time designated at the beginning of the season. In basketball, due to the size of the team, everyone wins a letter. In cross country, track and wrestling, letters are given on the basis of points earned and ability shown. Selling ACHS sweat shirts is the main project of ACHS ' s Varsity Club. This project covers the cost of the annual Varsity Club picnic held each spring. All members and their guests are invited to this picnic. Different sports are played at the picnic between these athletes and are enjoyed by all. Athletes are honored by being in the Varsity Club. All the students of ACHS admire these boys and their coaches. Also, the hard work that each boy expends in participating in his chosen sport is realized through his membership in the club. 121 Future Teachers Learn Of Chosen Profession First row: Sue Wolfe, Paulo Sizemore, Kathy Arritt, Sharon Hop- kins, Susan Persinger. Second row: Donna Simpson, Paula Sue Traylor, Sue Peters, Janice Deas, Judy Deisher, Montrue Four- qurean. Third row: Becky Anderson, Routh Ann Dainty, Alice Gar- rett, Joe Mullens, Betty Deaton, Carmen Chambers. Fourth row: Mary Kathryne Wicker, Sandra Craft, Linda Lemon, Mary Ann Byer, Camilla Bennett, Debbie Bennett. Fifth row: Thaddea Cham- berlain, Brenda Hughes, Mike Logan, Carol Broughman, Karen Arrington, Bunny Yachan. Sixth row: Brenda Robinson, Miss Mon- roe, sponsor, Becky McCaleb, Penny Burch, Bobby Smith, Linda Kilian, and Susan Powell. Realizing the fact that future generations may fail or succeed, depending on the career preparation of teachers of tomorrow, mem- bers of Alleghany ' s FTA learn the responsi- bilities and opportunities of the teaching pro- fession. This year is the first year that the FTA has been organized at ACHS. Among their ac- tivities are having bake sales, sponsoring sock hops, and holding their annual picnic. Also, they do substitute teaching and observe teach- ers ' classes. By doing this, the FTA members realize the importance of a teacher ' s job. Having special programs and speakers help the FTA members to develop character, indi- viduality, and leadership. While teaching a class, a member of the FTA employs unusual punishment on an unruly student, Gary Ander- son. Future Nurses’ Members Visit Area Hospitals Mary Fridley demonstrates how to take a temperature with the assistance of Bettina Shulor. Seated: Carmen Chambers, Montrue Fourqurean, Bettina Shulor, Susan Bess. Standing: Brenda Hay- slett, Delores Boggs, Brenda Craft, Sherry Howard, Ella Downey, Jo Ann Bowles, Mrs. Shelor and Mary Fridley. Future Nurses Club is made up of girls interested in the nursing profession or other health careers. En- couraging the nursing vocation is the main purpose of the FNC. Participating in activities pertaining to the medical field, the members help the area nurses give the T.I.N.E. tests to all eighth grade students at ACHS. These tests are given to detect the possibility of tuber- culosis in any of these students. Also, the members of the FNC visit area hospitals to learn more about the career which they are going into. In addition, they have student and registered nurses to come and speak to the girls in order to help them understand just what is involved in becoming a nurse. Sponsored by Mrs. Shelor, the Future Nurses Club has become affiliated with the National League of Nursing. This is the same organization to which all registered and student nurses belong. At the close of this school year the members got to- gether for one final activity which was a picnic. Every- one expressed complete satisfaction in the results of the picnic and also in the other activities of the club. Bringing together young girls interested in careers in medicine and performing services beneficial to the community and school is the goal of the Future Nurses Club. Numerous persons are benefitted, due to the ef- forts exhibited by Future Nurses Club members. Also, through their knowledge in First Aid their help is greatly appreciated. Success and achievement is evident as the club ac- quires rewards from hours of hard work, thus making Alleghany proud of this fine organization. 123 Future Homemakers Present Fashion Show Two basic elements are required of the Future Homemakers of America: home economics must be one of their subjects, and the girls must show a definite interest in the art of homemaking. Those meeting the requirements are welcomed into the F.H.A. by its co-sponsors, Mrs. Perdue and Mrs. Harmon. F.H.A. members sponsor many of Al- leghany ' s social events; two of these are the Christmas Formal and the Sadie Haw- kins Dance. They also serve for several of the school banquets. In the spring the club holds its annual Mother-Daughter Banquet and a fashion show. In this fashion show each member models the garment which she made dur- ing the year. With projects, speakers, and other ac- tivities, the F.H.A provides a firm helping hand in promoting the qualities found in outstanding homemakers. First row: Linda Lawhorn, Phyllis Helper, Sue Kellison, Wanda Carter, Gwen Fisher, Wanda Kidd, Lois Brookman, Alma Watson. Second row: Kathy Stapleton, Donna Bradley, Linda Hardiman, Vickie Rose, and Cindy Bowles. Seated: Brenda Bryant, Bar- 124 ' oyce uiarxe, rv yra uavis, Montrue t-ourqurean. standing: Donna Clarke, Nancy Brown, v artha Myers, Francine Basham, Nancy Schooler, Mary Weese, Betty I. Vess, Sue Wolfe, " md Betty J. Vess. Gloria Byer, first year student, displays her sewing ability before the audience. Cheryl Fridley, Mickey Clemmons, JoAnn Bowles, Francine Basham, Nelda Broughma n, and Joann Shifflet perform a skit during the annual F.H.A. fashion show. 125 Karen Hoke Is Crowned Miss F.H.A. Of 1967 Seated: Joyce Craft, Cheryl Fridley, Mary Ann Byer, Corinnia Patsy Nicely, Darlene Tucker, Ella Downey, Joann Shifflett, and Banker, Pat Morgan, Ramona Blankenship, Loretta Hepler, Faye Nelda Broughman. Bess, Karen Hoke, Mickey Clemmons. Standing: Kathy Conner, Karen Hoke, Miss F.H.A. of 1967, is attended by her court as she pauses before the audience at the annual F.H.A. fashion show. Seated: Carolyn Swaim, Becky Fridley, Bonnie Smith, Pauline Noel, and Kay King. Standing: Jo Ann Bowles, Mary Fridley, Vickie Reed, Carolyn Dressier, Kathy Wright, Mickey Clemmons, and Jeanette Morris. Standing: Becky McCaleb and Brenda Craft. Seated: Linda Boone, Wanda Bowers, Mary Bowyer, San dra Fridley, Barbara Lefler, Rita May, Evelyn Reed, Fern Shinault, Becky Simpson, Donna Stogdale, Linda Turner, Grace Woodfolk, Brenda Allstock, Pat Armentrout, Terry Ayers, Kay Basham, Gale Bartley, Mary Bennett, Joyce Booze Donna Bradley, Helen Bradley, Darlene Briggs, Connie Broughman, Kathy Brown, Gloria Byer, Elizabeth Caldwell, Mary Caldwell, Janet Carter, Carmen Chambers, Jeannie Coffey, Diane Conner, Bessie Cox, Brenda Craft, Brenda DePriest, Catherine Dodd, Doris Ferris, Marsha Frazier, Brenda Fridley, Pat Fridley, Pam Harrison, Brenda Hayslett, Linda Hinkle, Sue Hoke, Linda Johnson, Brenda Kitt, Mary Lindsay, Susan Loomis, Leannah Looney, Cindy Lowen, Barbara May, Debbie May, Barbara Mot- tern, Debbie Nicely, Jackie Nicely, Velma Nicely, Madge Peters, JoAnn Redman, Martha Reynolds, Sheila Schell, Hallie Sloan, Pat Sizemore, Debbie Smith, Dorothy Smith, Karen Stapleton, Marie Switzer, Carla Thompson, Juanita Thompson, Carolyn Wilhelm, Linda Wolfe, Ruby Wolfe, Anita Wright, and Carolyn Wright 127 Darlene Tucker Is Madison District Miss FBLA The Future Business Leaders of America is a national organization composed of students en- rolled in business courses. The main purpose of the FBLA is to acquaint its members with the busi- ness world. It accomplishes this by having guest speakers from different local businesses and also by taking a field trip to the offices of West Vir- ginia Pulp and Paper Company and to Hercules. Under the guidance of Mrs. Bush, Mrs. Sams, and Mrs. Swartz, the FBLA meets twice a month Among their many activities, they send represen- tatives to the State FBLA Convention. Also, this year the candidate for Miss FBLA representing the Madison District, is Darlene Tucker a member of the ACHS chapter of the FBLA. Concluding the club activities, the members hold the annual picnic. This picnic is also for next year ' s members. Darlene Tucker, pausing from typing, is Miss FBLA for the Madison District. J 0 lyn Swaim, Leslie Kanney, Brenda Craft, Kathy Conner, Joyce Clarke, Charlotte Smith. Fourth row: Barbara Ann Fisher, Mary Walton, Cynthia Byer, Fern Shinault, Barbara Persinger, Charlotte Liptrap. Fifth row: Mrs. Bush, Mrs. Swartz, and Mrs. Sams. Mary Ellen Byers, president, discusses the trip to National Business College with, First row: Glory Nicely, Cheryl Fridley, Joyce Craft, Patsy Nicely, Peggy Hughes, Karen Patrick Second row: Darlene Tucker, Myra Davis, Karen Sampson, Montrue Fourqurean, Car- men Chambers, Carolyn Dressier, Brenda Bryant. Third row: Caro- 128 FBLA Takes Holiday Favors To A Nursing Home Being a very active club ; the FBLA has a service project for each month. During Christmas, they prepare a basket of clothing, food, and toys for a needy family. This year, they made Christmas decorations and sent them to Viet Nam. Another project is making holiday favors for the residents of local nursing homes. FBLA members sponsor sock hops, bake sales, and also they have the concessions during the Senior Play. During the football games they sell confetti to the Colt fans. Some of the members have gone on two field trips. One was to Na- tional Business College in Roanoke and the other was to the District Conference at Madison College. Each year the FBLA holds a very impressive induction cere- mony. Activities of the FBLA are for the betterment of the members as well as of the community. Carolyn Swaim, Genia VanBuren, Barbara Persinger, Karen Patrick, Darlene Tucker, Patsy Nicely, Cynthia Byer, Mary Walton, Mary Ellen Byer, Glory Nicely, Peggy Hughes, Barbara Ann Fisher, Charlotte Liptrap, and Mildred Server pause before going on the tour of National Business College. Mary Walton, Patsy Nicely, Darlene Tucker, and Charlotte Smith enter Taylor Nursing Home. Patsy Nicely gives a favor to one of the residents of Taylor Nursing Home. Induction Ceremony Is Held By Active FBLA Carolyn Swaim, Cynthia Byer, Donna Madison, Mildred Sarver, Charlotte Liptrap, Myra Davis, Karen Sampson, Kathy Conner, Barbara Ann Fisher, and Brenda Bryant are being inducted into the F.B.L.A. Mary Ellen Byer, president, and Joyce Clarke lead the induction ceremony. Darlene Tucker, vice- president, and Peggy Hughes, reporter, tell about leaders and Amer- ica in the induction ceremony. Glory Nicely, secretary, and Cheryl Fridley, treasurer, tell about future and business. Mary Ellen Byer, president, gives Mrs. Swartz, Mrs. Sams, and Mrs. Bush, sponsors, their Christmas a ifts as Kathy Conner looks on. 130 - - ' • s Spanish Club Works And Learns Together All students who take, or have taken Spanish may belong to ACHS ' s Spanish Club. This club is primari- ly social; however, monthly meetings are centered around the idea of bringing Spanish customs and habits into the view of the Spanish-speaking students. Sock hops are among the activities sponsored by the Spanish Club. Also, at the end of the school year a tra- ditional picnic is held. Fun and sun bring Spanish Club members together for the last time. Mrs. Sumner, sponsor, strives to enable students to gain a deeper understanding and appreciation for a foreign country. Throughout the year, the club members enjoy work- ing and learning together in an atmosphere sometimes similar to an old Spanish hacienda, and at other times comparable to Spain today. Mrs. Sumner uses idiom cards often as a teaching aid. ANUNCI05 Roy Swartz explains some Spanish customs to. First row: Steve Stull, Clarence Farmer, Paula Sizemore, Sue Wolfe. Second row: Larry Dew, Betty Miller, Mike Logan, Sue Redman, Karyl Jarvis, Third row: Bobby Smith, Jayne Sizer, Linda Wolfe, Penny Burch, Susan Loomis. Fourth row: Marsha Dressier, Brenda Robinson, Becky McCaleb, Wanda Braselton, Donna Simpson. Fifth row: Sandra Craft, David Rogers, Sandra Garber, Brenda Hughes, Thad- dea Chamberlain, Routh Ann Dainty, Anthony Salyers, and Mrs. Sumner at a regular club meeting. 131 Latin Club Sponsors Annual Christmas Program Students of Latin who wish to continue their skili in a different way, join the Latin Club Each month programs are presented of varied interests. These programs give each member a different outlook on Latin which he couldn ' t receive from the classroom. Miss Gleason, sponsor, makes Latin an en- joyable subject for all Everyone enjoys her classes; therefore, students are eager to join the club Each year the Latin Club presents a Christ- mas play to the entire student body. Hard work is put into the preparation of this perform- ance. Each member takes part in it one way or another. ACHS ' s students learn a great deal from the varied activities of the Latin Club and through participating they learn a great deal about themselves. Seated: Susan Persinger, Martha Stevenson, Alice Newman, Donna Bruffey, Nancy Burr, Judy Friel, Sherry Smith, Susan Bess, Mickey Kardon, Thaddea Chamberlain, Mary Kathryne Wicker, Sharon Hopkins, Kathryn Arritt, Ellen Clark, Barbara Ann Fisher, Paula Sue Traylor Standing: Ashby Tyree, Bill Humbert, Wayne Spellman, In a scene from the Christmas play, Bill Humbert, struck by a falling pillar, lies dead at Karen Arrington ' s feet. Rev. Robert Hughes Speaks A t Club Banquet Highlighting the Latin Club ' s activities is the annual banquet. This is where members can be to- gether one last time in a different atmosphere from regular meetings. Rev. Robert Hughes was gracious enough to serve as guest speaker. His presence and speech were enjoyed by all. Steve Dressier, president, presented Miss Glea- son with a gift as a token of the Latin Club ' s es- teem and appreciation for her work with them. Rev. Hughes, guest speaker, says something funny as Steve Dressier looks on. Bruce Swartz, Charlie Burr, Steve Dressier, Janice Deas, Miss Gleason, spon- sor, Susan Powell, Debbie Lockard, Judy Deisher, Jennifer Wright, Elvin Nicely. Charlie Burr, Wayne Spellman, Bill Humbert, Bruce Swartz, and Asby Tyree pray a chant around the sacred altar. Karen Arrington pleads with Bill Humbert to save her life (Christmas play). 133 ACHS’s D.E. Club Holds District Conference In June many of the Alleghany County High School graduates are prepared to meet their first challenges in the business world because of the Distributive Edu- cation Club Largely responsible for these trained minds is Mr. Duff, sponsor. He teaches the funda- mentals of merchandising, such as appropriate man- ners and sales tact. Carrying this training outside the classroom, each member has a job after school. Most of the members leave school early in order to work a half day at some local business. No member abuses his job be- cause he is given a grade for his performance on the job. Each year the District Convention is held. This year it was held at Alleghany County High School. There were D. E. representatives from the entire western part of Virginia. The convention proved to be a huge suc- cess. This year at the annual spring banquet George Kos- tel, local delegate to the Virginia General Assembly, was guest speaker. He was enjoyed by all members of the D. E. Club attending. The members of the ACHS D. E. Club strive for high standards in salesmanship, and these are attain- ed with the help of Mr. Duff and local merchants. Richard Reynolds, Wendell Alfred, Mr. Duff, Maxine Combs and Wilma Banker confer about a District D.E. Conference. George Kostel Speaks At D.E. Club Banquet Standing: Wendell Alfred, Mr. Duff. Seated: Clefus Nicely, Donnie Vess, Ted Wilhelm, Charles Hall, Monte Brackenridge, Billy Reed, Pat Morgan, Shirley Tucker, Johnny Wallace, Pete Nicely, Jim Nuckles, Donald Lawhorn, Delmas Watson, Terry Martin, Richard Reynolds, Tommy Hepler, Edward Parkins, Billy Jackson, Malcolm Crush, Wayne Perkins, David Norris, Maxine Combs, Wayne Nelson, John Owens, Calvin Wolfe, Charles Morgan, Joyce Tyree, Leon Middleton, Gary Miller, Butch Bunch, C. H. Cream- er, Edgar McAllister, Bobby Vest, Tommy Vess, Jimmy Nuckols, Carl Ferguson, Wayne Via, Wilma Steele, Francine Basham, Frank Capps, Bobby Brown, Codie Ross, Ronnie Rudy, Grover Nicely, Danny Wolfe. Mr. George Kostel speaks as Wendell Aired and Mr. Duff listen attentively. 135 ALCOVA Staff Strives For A Creative Book " Where ' s the wheel? " " Do I have enough copy to fill this block? " " Did you say the deadline is to- morrow? " " What do you mean we are out of lay-out sheets?! " These are the typical shattering questions heard from room 107 near the end of any school day. This year with David Smith as editor, Donna Kelly as copy-editor, Paula Sue Traylor as lay-out edi- tor, and Mrs. Joyce Barber as spon- sor, the annual staff endeavored to create a unique yearbook. Each person was responsible for a section of the book, but combin- ed efforts were used to make ma- jor decisions. Along with Mrs. Barber, two members of the staff attended the Southern Inter-Scholastic Press As- sociation in order to learn new journalistic styles. Also, the staff attended a Delmar Yearbook Workshop to acquire some fresh ideas. Through moments of hard work and frustration, the staff still de- lighted in the creation of the ALCOVA. Deciding on the type for the ' 67 ALCOVA, the entire staff ex- Becky Anderson, Donna Kelly, Wendell Alfred, Lewis Mitchell, amines the examples of the different styles. Staff members: Mary Paula Sue Traylor, David Smith, and Mrs. Joyce Barber, sponsor. Kathryne Wicker, Barbara Ann Fisher, Thaddea Chamberlin, Deciding on the lay-out for the opening section, is one of the many decisions of the tri- editors, David Smith, Donna Kelly and Paula Sue Traylor. 136 PA TRIOT Staff Presents News As It Happens PATRIOT members, Nancy Nicely, Luana Nicely, Virgil Lewis, Jeanne Walton, Gale Thrasher, Ella Downey, Judy Tyree and Mary Ann Byer, Susan Loomis, Montrue Fourqurean, Sue Wolfe, Leslie Kanney anxiously await the first copies of a new edition. Uppermost in the aims of the PATRIOT staff is bringing the latest news to the students in an accurate way. This is accomplished un- der the guidance of Mrs. Rebecca Jonas. PATRIOT staff members work hard in get- ting the news ready for publication. Reporting organizations ' activities, sports and extracur- ricular activities, the staff reaches and main- tains the students ' interests. ACHS ' s paper is distributed once a month with several special editions. Included in the final issue of the PATRIOT, which is dedicated to the Class of ' 67, are class prophecies, Last Will and Testaments, and Senior Superlatives. Vital to the functioning of any newspaper is a hard working editor. Sue Wolfe, serving as editor of the ' 67 PATRIOT, ably led the staff in accumulating a fine production record. Much hard work goes into publishing a school paper, but this immense task is accom- plished by the PATRIOT staff members. Concentrating on classroom instruction are Vickie Reid, Sue Wolfe, Jeanne Walton, Luana Nicely, Judy Tyree, Susan Loomis, Bonnie Smith, Nancy Nicely, Leslie Kanney, Marshall Leitch, Virgil Lewis, Gale Thrasher, Eddie Morgan and Ella Downey. 137 Art Club Members Hold Annual Exhibition Those who take art and have a desire to acquire more knowledge about this subject join the Art Club. Miss Smith, sponsor, offers competent guidance and assistance whenever she is called upon. The Art Club has a showing on television, when ACHS students visit " Saturday Session. " Also, after the Baccalaureate services at Alleghany, they hold their annual art exhibition. This gives the public an opportunity to view the works of art that the first and second year students turn out. Each viewer has only praise for these high school students ' artistry. Not only is art a vocation for those who are artis- tically inclined, but also it serves as a relaxing hobby. With the guidance of Miss Smith every member en- joys his work. Meeting once a month, the Art Club has lectures and demonstrations concerning the different types of paintings, ceramics, and collages. By making available such interest-developing or- ganizations as the Art Club, Alleghany County High School has further accomplished its goals in the edu- cation of a developing generation. Ronnie Hall displays a Christmas ornament during a club meeting. Seated: Jay Young, Jenni- fer Wright, Ronnie Hall, Roger Daniel, Rob Polito, Karen Hoke, and Phyllis Helper. Standing: Miss Smith. 138 A.C.H.S. Choral Class Sings At Baccalaureate First row: Pam Lefler, Phyllis Boerner, Faye Wertz, Donna Bruffey, Carolyn Honts, Frankie Via, Bobby Irvine, Paul Warwick, Phillip Eaton, Bobby Smith, Chris Leeds, Wayne Harlow, Rose Branham, Genie Van Buren, Faye Bess, Irma Johnson, Gwen Fisher, Betty Deaton, Juanita Thompson. Second row: Betty Miller, Michaelene Fleshman, Becky Bush, Karen Whitehead, Carla Thompson, Betty Childs, Larry Owens, Steve Bennett, Jim Faidley, Billy Gilliland, Otis Lewis, Diana Stogdale, Eugenia Hoke, Jeannie Morris, Sue Wolfe, Leannah Looney, Kathy Wright, Pat Reid, Cathy Parham, Evelyn Sizemore. Third row: Gary Anderson, Albert Arritt, Ivan Johnson, Raymond Hunter, Wayne Glover, Charles Simmons, Wil- liam Tingler, Preston Boone, Ernie Knick, Chipper Farmer, Elvin Nicely, Susie Spangler, Alice Webb, Nancy Schooler, Linda Wright, Charlotte Smith, JoAnn Bowles, Polly Offenbacker, Leigh Thrasher, Mandy Noffsmger, Wanda Ayers. Fourth row: Joe Mul- lens, Carl Custer, Calvin McClinton, Allan Tucker, Butch Bunch, Roger Daniel, Jimmy Mays, Dick Griffin, Mike Carpenter, Delano Waldron, Donnie Kirby, Vernon Harris, Hiawatha Nicely, Paul Warwick, John Anthony, John Hall, Linda Smith, Rozetta Knick, Kay King, Mary Walton, Virginia Tucker, Linda Lawhorn, Joyce Knighton. Fifth row: Curtis Nelson, Joe Rose. Front: Mrs. Thomp- son and Connie Shires. Under the competent sponsorship and direction of Mrs. Flora Thompson, the Alleghany County High School choir increases the students ' appreciation of music. Many worthwhile hours go into preparing for its major performances, the Christmas Concert and the Spring Concert. Not only does the choir sing for school assemblies, but also it sings at banquets and local meetings. This year, along with Mrs. Thompson as director, the choir has a student director, Allan Tucker. During each performance, Allan takes over for at least one number. Baccalaureate marks the final appearance of the choir. Seniors and guests are grateful for the air of solemnity added by the choirs ' performance. Each year the choir performs at various school events, and the applause given is received with hardy appreciation by its members. Most of the students ' ap- preciation, however, is centered around the enjoyable times spent in preparing for these performances. Allan Tucker sings " Old Man River " in the Spring Concert. 139 Band And Choir ACHS ' s band finds that a good performance re- quires many hours of practicing. Band and choir classes combine their tal- ents to favor students and community citizens with a period of musical enjoyment. They pre- sent two separate spring concerts, one for the student body in the morning and one for the community in the evening. This year choir members made a spectacu- lar hit as the curtain rose and the audience viewed the boys in white dinner jackets and the girls in lovely pastel formals. Solos were sung by Allan Tucker and Calvin McClinton. These were " Old Man River " and " I Got Plen- ty of Nuttin " respectively. After several renditions of spiritual and popular music were completed, the choir received hardy applause. Opening the 1967 spring band concert, Steve Young played an intricate clarinet solo. Quite appealing to the audience was the band ' s medley of tunes from THE SOUND OF MUSIC. The final selection in the medley, " Climb Every Mountain, " received resounding applause. As a whole, the spring concert at Alleghany was a magnificent performance by high school students. Everyone anxiously waits to see how ACHS will top this year ' s performance. Steve Young plays a solo on his clarinet. Students Present An Excellent Performance Mr. Baber introduces Steve Young ' s solo during the spring concert. Ml Hard Work Yields Superb Accomplishments FLUTES TRUMPETS Allison Newman Sandra Taylor CLARINETS Steve Young Eugenia Hoke Carolyn Hants Judy Deisher Tommy Callaghan Janice Williams Phil Eaton Emma Hoke Thomas Wade Karen Hoke Curtis Nelson Billy Lowry William VanLear Charlie Burr Pam Smith Mike Wade Sharon Wright Richard VanLear Steve Maddy Joe Morris Bruce Neville Theodore Nicely Mike Curtis Gary Mays Alfred Snead Anna Lee Lawler Donald Gadd TROMBONES Wayne Kern Jon Kilian Charles Hawse BARITONES SAXOPHONES Ellen Clark Edith Kellison Gwen Fisher Donna Bruffey Fay Wertz Chucky Lockard Kathryn Arritt HORNS Paul Warwick Steve Nuckols Scott Lee Ronnie Shires BASS Allan Smith Bob Meadows PERCUSSION Steve Dressier Vernon Morris Jacky Thurston Joe Rose Cindy Lockard M2 By Alleghany County High School Band Football season is not complete without the music of Al- leghany County High School ' s band, led by drum major, Paul Warwick. During half-time, the air is filled with the music of the band. Their strenuous hours of practice prove worthwhile when they perform in the Christmas pageant. They present spiritual as well as frolicking Christmas music. They appear in several other local parades throughout the year. Also, they go to Vinton to perform in the Dogwood Fes- tival and this year they performed in the Farmers ' Day Parade. Under the direction of Mr. Leonard Baber, the band com- bines with the choir to present a Spring Concert. The last performance presented by the band this year was playing for the graduation ceremonies at Clifton Forge-Cov- ington Community College. Alleghany County High School Band is always ready to pro- vide music to raise enthusiasm at football games and create a proper atmosphere for school assemblies. Steve Young, Eugenia Hoke, Carolyn Honts, Judy Deisher, Tommy Callaghan, Janice Williams, Phil Eaton, Emma Hoke, Thomas Wade, Karen Hoke, Curtis Nelson, Billy Lowry, William VanLear, Charlie Burr, and Pam Smith led the band up the football field during half- time of the Covington-Alleghany game. 1 43 K. V.G. ’s Protect Area From Threatening Fires KVGs are boys who are dedicated to the purpose of preserving Virginia ' s forests. These boys are trained by local forest rangers to fight Virginia ' s forests ' deadliest enemy — fire. Millions of dollars of damage are reported each year not only from fire but also be- cause of flood due to the lack of timber. Loss of for- est timber also results in erosion of valuable top soil. Alleghany ' s KVGs are especially active in their par- ticipation in this organization because of the location of their homes. County students are constantly aware of the threat of fire to their homes. Also, most of the boys enjoy Virginia ' s wildlife. They all wish to protect the animals and also their habitat. Each year, the fir st year KVG members are excused from school one day to learn the methods of fire-fighting. These boys wear their old clothes to school but they look worse than ever when the day is completed. Tired and weary, they go home with their newly acquired knowledge fresh in their minds. Alleghany ' s Keep Virginia Green boys are ever on call to fight to protect their surrounding area. Work- ing together as a team, these ACHS students make a unique contribution to school and to community through the protection of Virginia ' s forests. First row: John Bradley, Roger Daniel, Clarence Farmer, Larry Dew, Joe Mullens, Mike Sams, Max Shawver, John Hall, Robert Smith, Gary Miller, Steve Crawford, Mike Brewbaker, Bobby Smith, Vernon Helmintoller, Monte Brackenridge, Ted Whilhelm, Wendell Alfred. Second row: Steve Hall, Bruce Topping, Steve Washburn, Bill Young, Roger Nicely, Leon Middleton, Frank Capps, Paul Huszetek, Ashby Tyree, Robert Smith, Freddie Adams, Joe Morris, Cody Ross, Grover Nicely, Pete Nicely. Third row: Bobby Irvine, Joe Rose, Mike Slayton, Chucky Bartley, George Stinnett, Ronnie Hall, Steve Stull, Anthony Salyers, Eddie Morgan, Randall Tingler, Larry Owens, C. L. Hylton, Lewis Deisher, Larry Gaines. Fourth row: Cletus Nicely, Jimmy Nuckols, Ernie Knick, Mike Arrington, Leroy McDaniel, Ronnie Arrington, Marvin Lock- art, Billy Fury, Billy Gaines, Eugene Gilbert, Roland Belcher, Carl Nelson, Andy St. Clair, Grabel Nicely, Freddie Mays, Billy Lowe. Fifth row: Jack Persinger, Dave Fitzgerald, Steve Craig, Richard VanLear, Ronnie Shires, Bruce Neville, Jeff Davis, James Freels, Grover Dodd, Roger Whitehead, Eddie Nicely, Bobby Johnson. Sixth row: Greg Evans, Blair Dodd, Glen Dudley, J. C. Morris, Bernard Evans, Walter Broughman, Sammy Mines, Donnie Lip- trap, Vernon Morris, C. H. Creamer, Jackie Thurston, Allan Har- low. Seventh row: Anthony Rogers, Irvin Moore, Gerald Hevener, Larry Griffin, Jon Kilian, Clayton Nicely, Theodore Nicely, Marcus O ' Conner, Gary Morris, Chester Smith, Gary Swaim, Robert Polito, Chris Leeds, Richard Fountaine Eighth row: Johnny Bowen, Wayne Myers, Virgil Lewis, Jeff Nicely, Carl Dressier, Bobby Rogers, Don- nie Buzzard, Delmas Burns, Billy Lowry, Freddie Conners, Steve Hall, Bobby Clarke, Mark Sheppard. U4 Mr. Osborne, Mrs. Kitt Render Services To A CHS No school can function without proper care and constant maintenance. Much of the day-to-day maintenance in and around a school building is taken for granted, and those at- tending school tend to forget that these menial chores have to be done by someone. ACHS is fortunate to have two able people, Mr. Dave Osborne and Mrs. Hettie Kitt, who take great pride in the school and do much to see that the interior and exterior of the building are always in commendable condi- tion. Mr. Osborne has many responsibilities which he performs punctually as well as capably. The complaints he receives may sometimes be tiresome and irritating, but he listens, then will- ingly tries to improve the unpleasant situation. Mrs. Kitt ' s duties are wide and varied, but she manages to accomplish each of these tasks in a quiet, methodical way. Her humble, unassuming attitude and helpful manner have won for her the respect of the students and faculty alike. Both of these little-recognized people have thankless jobs which require more time and energy than most persons real- ize. Not only are these two faithful employees, but they are also staunch supporters of all of Alleghany ' s activities. Mr. Osborne and Mrs. Kitt deserve a lot of credit for what they do for ACHS. Mr. Osborne begins his day by checking the furnaces to insure proper functioning. Mrs. Kitt performs one of her routine tasks, cleaning the windows in the cafeteria doors. 145 Students Susan Loomis often finds her locker a bit snug. Students study or relax in the silence of the library. 146 Find A Variety Of Interests At Alleghany Each year a new crop of eighth-graders arrive in a whirlwind of confusion. Upperclassmen often encoun- ter them in the hall with a schedule card in one hand, a stack of books in the other and a bewildered look on their faces. Eighth graders experience the idea of changing classes for the first time. They are also in- troduced to a well-developed athletic program which encourages individual and team efforts. As the year progresses they get settled into the routine and ac- quire the habit of wishing they were freshmen so they wouldn ' t have to stand up in the assemblies. Freshmen begin the school year with anticipation because it is their first genuine year of high school. Usually the last four years of school are designated as " high school. " Freshmen get into the real swing of school life because they are now eligible to join more organizations and take a more active part in the func- tioning of their school. Academically, they have their first introduction to higher math and science courses. Sophomores are that rather in-between class. This year is spent mainly in bridging the gap between jun- ior high activities and senior high activities. Tenth graders are always anxious to begin their first elec- tive classes. Boys can also begin participating in Al- leghany ' s varsity athletic program. Sophomores have to begin to raise money for the all important Junior- Senior Prom. This is the year when the class really begins to function as a team. Most important in the school year of a junior is the day he receives his class ring. Juniors have to face the nerve-shattering experience of college boards. Junior Class Play and the Junior Senior Prom are just a cou- ple of the main activities in which they are the featur- ed performers. Each junior inevitably looks forward to the crowning touch of his school career, the senior year. " We finally made it! " This is the unison declaration from members of the senior class. But as the weeks progress they see how very much is before them — Senior Play, Senior Banquet, vocational choice and graduation. Finally, as graduation is concluded the seniors feel a deep sadness because the job is finished. They realize now that all the joy was in the striving for and not in the attaining of the goal. Underclassmen can all look forward to fruitful years at Alleghany. This year ' s seniors can look forward to the goals of tomorrow, realizing that they have al- ready successfully achieved their common goal at ACHS — graduation. Eighth Grade Class Found Unity In Common David Charles Amon Charles Douglas Anthony Dennis Leslie Armentrout Joseph Michael Arrington Henry Gilbert Baker Dianna Susan Barger Elizabeth Dodson Barineau Andrea Kathleen Basham Cecil Wayne Bates Henry Lynn Bates Judson Douthat Belcher Karen Elizabeth Bennett Mark Emerson Bennett Norma Lea Bess Danny Ray Black Glen Allen Blackwell Peggy Ann Blakey Virginia Eloise Blakey Larry Wayne Bland Jean Carol Bocook Mary Elizabeth Bodell Gary Wayne Boerner Nancy Lynn Boerner Bonnie Jane Boone Gordon Ettley Bostic Charles Wardell Bowen Lois Ann Bowen Aubrey Luther Bowling Barbara Ann Bowling Michael Rubin Brackenridge Eighth grade class officers paused for a soft drink and a little friendly chat- ter. Officers: secretary, Chuck Anthony; treasurer, Molly Swartz; president, Deb- bie Fore; vice-president, Linda Riley. 148 Anticipation, Confusion And Adaptation James Gordon Brackman Donald Lee Bradberry Gary Thomas Bragg Douglas Alan Broce Grover Linwood Broughman Dixie Lynn Bruffey Stuart Smith Brugh Basil Eugene Bryant Jocelyn Ann Burch Beauford Miller Bush Carolyn Elizabeth Buzzard David Preston Byer James William Byer David Glen Byerly Richard Daryl Byers Don Wayne Byrd Lana Karen Caldwell Gary Osborn Campbell Donna Marie Carroll Marilyn Lucille Carson Roy David Cary Terry Wayne Cason Robert Polk Chambers Rita Kaye Clark Bobby Eugene Cline Delmas Keith Conner William Andrew Conner Grace Vivian Craft Paula Gay Craft Susan Kay Craft Phillip Andrew Curtis Roger Dale Dawson Thomas Clarke Deas Linda Jean DePriest Wesley Alan Dew Deborah Lynn Dodd Donna Leigh Dodd Judy Ernestine Dodd Julia Ann Downey Durwood Emmett Downes Gilmer Hill Dressier William MacKeson Dressier David Stafford Dulaney Julie Anne Farrar William Batten Farrar Walter Nelson Ferguson Brenda Joyce Fisher Gary Alvin Fisher 149 Eighth Grade Football , Basketball, Track Michael Eugene Fisher Dreama Dawn Flenner Debra Kay Fore Robert Lee Fridley Sandra Lee Fridley Jackie Edward Gaines Larry William Gaines Gary Roscoe Garrett Richard Paul George Robert Lewis Givens Ronnie Lee Glover Rhonda Jean Godby Evelyn Doris Graham Gary Dell Hall Phillip Edward Halsey Jess Jonathan Hand Kay Lynn Harrelson William Eugene Haskins Ronald Keith Hawse William Carter Heflin Nancy Mae Heimintoller Richard Lee Heimintoller Deborah Stewart Henson Karen Sue Hepler FT 5 n f J Eighth grade boys gained valuable experience while playing on their own team. ,o p r James Harold Hicks Linda Susan Hicks Rodney Harold Hinton Robert Douglas Howard Barbara Sue Humphries Carol Louise Humphries Ruby Ardelia Hunter Russell Lee Hunter Brenda Victoria Hyler Darius Leroy Hylton Judy Ann Irvine Clyde Davis Jarvis 150 And Cheering Squads Boosted School Spirit Bernard Lynn Jeffries Brenda Althea Johnson Bruce Sheldon Johnson William Lonnie Jones Orphelia Deloris Jordan Maria Antoinette Jordan Sharon Frances Kanney Beverly Faye Keaton David Ray Keaton Wanda Irene Kellison Jane Faye Kern Delmas Leon Kershner Gary Howard Kilian Robert Lee Kimberlin Margaret Diane Kimbo Leona Gail Kincaid Patti Page Kitt Rolando Brackmann Kopak Russell Hunter, Rolando Kopak, John McCaleb, Bruce Johnson, Aubrey Bowling. Frank Edwin Kruszyna Clyde Howard Landis Rocky Allen Lang Dennis Robert Lawler James Christopher Leeds Earl Monroe Lemon Carol Elizabeth Lindsay Jerry Wayne Lindsay Mary Ellen Lindsay Linda Gaye Linkswiler Robert Clingan Littleton David Lee Livesay Cynthia Lou Lockard Robert Dale Lugar John Thomas McCaleb Mary Christine McComb Clara Jean McCulley Rita Gail McGaha Lawrence Upjohn McGee Brenda Sue Mclsaac William Duane Madison 151 Alleghany ' s Youngest Class Ended Its First Charles Joseph Marple Elinor Jean Martin Robert Oscar Mills Larry Wayne Mines Robert Edward Morgan Deborah Anne Morris Martha Sue Morris Patricia Pearl Morris Jane Lee Myers Dona ld Edward Nelson Michael Christopher Neville Adalin Griffith Nicely Betty Juanita Nieely Charles Edward Nicely Clayton Lee Nicely Jane Effie Nicely Janice Eva Nicely Lucy Viola Nicely Mary Catherine Nicely Randolph Lee Nicely Randy Lee Nicely Rebecca Susan Nicely Sandra Lee Nicely William Lloyd Nicely Phillip William Nikkei Daphne Denise Noel Ruben Edward Noel, Jr. Debbie Lee Offenbacker Harry Leslie Offenbacker Kenneth Brian Oyler Donalie Faye Paitsel Jerry Mike Paitsel Michael Patrick Barbara Ellen Pearson Charles Watson Persinger Grover Lee Persinger Donald Dwight Petty Ronald Steven Plott Rebecca Lynn Plymale Robert Lee Pritt Phyllis Elaine Pryor Robert Avon Raye Beverly Ann Reed Glenn Lee Reed Sandra Jean Reed Ramona Faye Reid Anne Tyler Reyns Linda Leigh Riley 152 Year With Added Knowledge, Maturity, Spirit Angela Gail Roberts Betty Lou Rogers David Lynn Rogers Clyde Jackson Rose Lucille Jean Rose Nancy Jane Rose Jackie Lynn Ruble Steven Anthony Sales Elizabeth Ann Sartain Rebecca Ann Schooler Lawrence James Schuder Elizabeth Sue Scott Melvin Franklin Sellers John Raleigh Senter Sharon Kay Sheppard Patricia Ann Shifflett Sally Brown Showalter Stephen Eric Showalter Verlin Amos Simmons Judith Ann Simpson Terry Wayne Simpson Thomas Jefferson Sink Samuel Gene Sizemore Barbara Sue Slaytor Allita Karen Smith Charles Harvey Smith David Wayne Smith Edward Murray Smith John Wayne Smith Douglas Alan Snead Dana Corn Snowe Benjamin Lanier Snyder Martha Ann Sorbora Charles Christopher Spraggins David Dickinson Stair Charles Wade Stayton William Wayne Stogdale Wilton Eugene Stogdale Jackie Lynn Stone Maude Rae Swartz Stella Marie Switzer Charles William Sydenstrickler Deborah Ann Taylor Patsy Ann Terry Virginia Gail Terry Phillip Eugene Thompson Virginia Ann Thompson James Edward Thrasher, Jr. 153 And Hopes For An Enjoyable Freshman Year Donna Maureen Wilkerson Susan Lynn Wilkerson Beverly Jean Williams Billy Lawson Williams, Jr. r C) w - W Wiittiil Carlton Lynn Williams Charles Wayne Williams Mary Ann Williams Donald Henderson Williamson Vivian Jean Wilson Gary Wayne Wolfe Nancy Jean Wolfe Grace Marie Woodfolk Jeanne Elaine Worley Carolyn Louise Wright William Brahan Young Carolyn Sue Tinsley Claudia Lynn Tinsley James Harold Tucker Lonnie Ray Tucker Lula Ann Tucker Ricky Payne Tucker Steven Wayne Tucker William Daniel Tucker Melody Anne Unroe Johnnie William Van Buren David Nelson Vess John William Vest Debra Lee Via Josephine Lee Wallace Samuel Leroy Walton William Joseph Walton Pamela Rogers Warner Michael Berkley Warwick Eldrin Lane Watson Franklin Neil Watson Robert Wayne Watts Vicky Lou Watts Gaye Lynn Webb Donna Catherine Wickline 154 Eighth grade phys. ed. classes enjoyed climbing the ropes for the first time. Freshmen Elected Capable Class Officers Freshman class officers pause on the steps to hash out prob- lems that often face freshmen: secretary, Sherry Smith; vice- president, Debbie Fisher; treasurer, Jackie Nicely; president Butch Simpson. Thurmond George Ayers James Frederick Baker John Michael Balser O ' Relia Gale Bartley Edna Kay Basham Rolen Burton Belcher iMi Brenda Jane Ailstock George Richard Anderson Charles Elliott Andrews Patsy Sue Angle John Raymond Anthony James Kenneth Armentrout Mary Elizabeth Bennett Paul Wesley Bennett Ronnie Lynn Bennett William Clinton Bennett Susan Lynn Bess Darlene Elizabeth Biggs Jefferson Daniel Bogar James Matthew Bolden Preston Lee Boone Stephen Roger Boone Joyce Ann Booze Alan Stuart Botkins 155 Freshmen Willingly Became Wrapped Up In til Jj! yu iiiii John Henry Bowen, Jr. Rosetta Mae Bowen Jerry Maxwell Bowers Wanda Jane Bowers Ronald Keith Bradberry Daniel Ross Bratton Donna Jean Brisendine Gary Leon Brisendine Robert Allan Broughman Walter James Broughman Donald Lee Brown Dreama Ann Brown Richard Linyal Brown Stephen Edward Burger Clinton Wayne Burks Roger Michael Burley Louis Edward Burns Nancy James Burr Regina Ann Bush Gloria Jean Byer Joan Kathleen Byer Jerry Garland Caldwell Mary Sue Caldwell Barbara Lee Campbell Michael Leroy Carson Janet Lee Carter Peggy Joyce Carter Wanda Jean Carter Gary Lewis Childs Donna Jean Clark Velma Jean Coffey Gary Wayne Combs Dianne Lynn Conner Bessie Sue Cox Alan Dale Craft Deborah Lee Craft Norman Allen Craft Paul Wilson Craft, Jr. Michael Lee Creasy Carl Custer James Edward Deas Brenda Lynn DePriest 156 Alleghany’s Academic And Social Routine Allen Ray Dickson Trade Dawn Dickson John Harvey Dobbins, Jr. Barbara Sue Dodd Catherine Ann Dodd Cecil Elwood Dodd William Doyle Downey, Jr. Marsha Gail Dressier Diane Marie Dunford Doris Marie Ferris Judith Michalene Fleshmar Marsha Kay Frazier Brenda Gale Fridley Evelyn Mae Fridley Patricia Dianne Fridley Robert Alan Fridley Sandra Lynn Fridley William Oliver Fridley Judy Carolyn Friel Susan Anne Fuller William Lee Fury Donald Wayne Gadd John Michael Garber Aloys Lambert Gier Clarence Eugene Gilbert Ardeth Mae Gladwell Wayne Edward Glover Gary Monroe Goode Jerome Preston Hall John Lee Hall Stephen Eugene Hall Robert Wayne Harlow Rodney Lee Harris Pamela Colleen Harrison Kenneth Virgil Haynes Thurman Lee Heironimus Phyllis Eleanor Hepler Robert Kenneth Higgins James Earl Hight Terry Michael Hill Pamela Sue Hoke r57 Joining Organizations, Attending Dances, Highlighting the freshman year for the girls was the opportunity to serve at the awe- some junior-senior prom. Marvin Vernon Humphries Patricia Mae Hunt Linda Sue Hylton Elizabeth Daine Johnson Houston Lynn Johnson Linda Gail Johnson Patricia Darlene Jones Marilyn Blanche Kardon Mary Kathryne Kern Judy Ann Kimberlin Patricia Ann Kincaid Sandra Kay Kirby Amber Darlene Knick Randall McKay Knick Rosezetta Fay Knick Karolyn Kumm Knighton Gerald Lynn Lambert Linda Alice Lawhorn Baxter Alexander Leech Otis Frasier Lemon Jack Orville Lienhardt Linda Darlene Loan Margaret Geneva Loan Charles Wesley Lockard Joyce Marlene Lockhart Beverly Kay Loving Robert Marshall Loving 158 And Helping At The Prom Were Happy Events Elta Marie McCray Joe Francis McCray Clifford Alan McCulley Jasper Monroe McCulley Donald Lee McDaniel Robert Lee McDowell Linda Kris McKeague Timothy Richard Maddy Dewey Curtis Martin Walter Kim Martin Hansford Rutherford Massie Charles Lee Masters Frederick Steven May Barbara Ellen May Rita Sue May Debra Karen Mays James Talmadge Mays Bob Dewey Meadows Emmett Wayne Montgomer Diane Gloria Morris James Calvin Morris Ronald Lee Myers Samuel Wayne Mynes Nancy Catherine Napier Bruce Edward Neville Allison Victoria Newman Deborah Kaye Nicely Edward Wayne Nicely Jacqueline Leigh Nicely Kenneth Malcolm Nicely Shirley Juanita Nicely Steven Norman Nicely Theodore Wilson Nicely Velma Dawn Nicely George Robin Noll Larry James Owens Rita Carol Owens David Leroy Patterson Elizabeth Madge Peters Wilber Ray Peters Kathleen Priscilla Plott Patricia Ann Plymale 159 J. 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Football, Basketball, And Cheerleading William Wayne Porterfield JoAnn Gale Redman Debra Carol Reed William Edward Reed Luther Carry Reid, Jr. James Michael Robinson Timothy Bruce Rollison Joseph Edward Rose Patrick Lee Sams Shiela Lucille Schell Nancy Carol Schooler Brenda Gail Sexton Everett Mark Sheppard Christina Marie Shortridge Elizabeth Bettina Shuler Jonathan Lee Simmons Lewis Mitchell Simmons Charles Ellis Simpson Rebecca Luetta Simpson William Claude Siple Denis Charles Sizemore Patricia Diann Sizemore Hallie Virgina Sloan David Matthew Smith Deborah Lee Smith Dorothy Grace Smith Harry Luther Smith, Jr. Karen Grey Smith Martha Joan Smith Peggy JoAnn Smith Robert Edward Smith Sherry Leigh Smith Raymond Alfred Snead John Wentworth Snead Julian Edward Snyder Kathy Leigh Southers Bernard McCutchan Spangler Timothy Hardy Sparks Wayne Lanier Spellman Karen Irene Stapleton Allen Wayne Steele Ramona Virginia Steele 160 Gave Significant Prestige To Ninth Graders Martha Elizabeth Stephenson George Edward Stinnett Robin Gail Stinnette Donna Regina Stogdale Dale Ernest Stull Jacqueline Taylor Carla Fay Thompson Juanita Karen Thompson Hollis Glen Tingler Linda Darlene Tolley Salina Sue Tolley Bruce Carlton Topping Beverly Jean Tucker Burwin Edward Tucker Darrel Walton Tucker Jimmy Lee Tucker Michael Coleman Tucker Linda Ann Turner Stephen Wayne Van Buren William Douglas Van Lear Betty Jean Vess Nancy Carol Vest Obie Silas Vest David Allen Wallis Bonita Carol Walton Steve Rocky Washburn Anita Marie Webb James Vaden Whitehead Brenda Darlene Wilcher Randy Wilkerson Jonathan Daniel Williams Russell Allen Willis Donna Virginia Wilson Michael Lewis Wilson Brenda Kay Wolfe Donnie Lewis Wolfe Rodney Eugene Wolfe Ruby Jane Wolfe Margaret Jane Wood Gary Lee Wright Stephen Wayne Young Joyce Marie Booze 16 ! Choosing Electives , Changing Curricula, And After a hectic night of selling drinks at a sock hop, sophomore class officers started to clean up: secretary, Peggy Hylton; vice- president, Roger Nicely; president, Mike Slayton; treasurer, Helen Bradley. Gregory Allen Anderson Jeanette Elaine Armstrong Karen Sue Arrington Ronald Wayne Arrington Albert Dale Arritt Joyce Marie Arritt Jayne Lynd Barker Camilla Sarah Bennett Warren Haze Bennett Janice Day Bethel Alice Faye Bocook Phvliss Marie Boone Mary Virginia Bowyer Donna Jeon Bradley Helen Marie Bradley John Carson Bradley Rose Lynn Branham Sheryl Nelson Bridges Linda Carol Broughman 162 Entering New Fields, Sophomores Began A Carolyn Blanche Byer Elizabeth Ellen Caldwell Gary Allen Cale Gregory Lamont Carter Kitty Joyce Charles Dewey Calvin Childs Bobbie Randolph Clarke Donnie Lee Cody Frederick Allen Conner Judy Ann Cook Sandra Dale Craft Sylvia Jane Craghead Joy Catherine Cummings Dawn Jeneal Curtis Myra Olivia Davis Leslie Blair Dodd Michael Steven Dotson Betty Louis Downey Carl Warren Dressier Glen Wade Dudley Philip Lee Eaton Bernard Cabbie Evans, Jr. Gregory Wayne Evans Dave Ray Fitzgerald Joseph Robert Fourqurean Deborah Kay Fridley Gary Walton Fridley Linda Kay Fury Eddie Gene Gaines Sandra Gail Garber Alice Mitchell Garrett William Young Gilliland Billy Hayes Gladwell Vernon Wayne Harris Charles Edward Hart 163 Third Year Packed With Excitement, Fun, Charles Preston Hawse Theodore Hayes Brenda Joyce Hayslett Frank Edward Hayslett Tex Rogers Hazelwood Gerald Lee Hevener Mitzi Evelyn Hepler Jimmy Howard Hicks Emma Louise Hoke Carolyn Jean Honts Ann Louise Houck Barbara Ann Howard William Herman Humbert Kathy Anne Humphries Paul James Husztek Peggy Ann Hylton Charles Leon Jamison Wanda Marie Jamison Irma Mae Johnson Leonard William Jones Robert Eugene Keith Penny Elaine Kellison Sue Lanette Kellison Sharon O ' Dell Kersey Paul Steven Kesterson Sandra Lee Kidd Wanda Louise Kidd Linda Sue Kilian Anita June King Kay Frances King Winona Ann Kirby Brenda Gay Kitt Lana Rose Knick Albert Lewis Knighton Teresa Leigh Landis 164 Surprises , Disappointments, And Challenges, Anna Leigh Lawler Roberta Sue Linkswiler Donald Grey Liptrap Michael William Logan William Ollie Lowry Leo Reid McCoy Basil Leroy McDaniel James Gordon McGaha Alice Myrtle Meadows Sharon Ardinia Meadows Lynn Marshall Miller Karen Sue Montgomery Gary Alvern Morris Vernon Marcellis Morris Barbara Ruth Mottern Carl Bruce Nelson Curtis Lee Nelson Roger Dean Nicely Valerie Suzanne Newman Curtis Leslie Nelson Steven Thomas Nicely Amanda Lounell Noffsinger Marcus Neil O ' Conner Mr. Sheltman supervised his biology lab class while sophomores, Vera Unroe and Mary Weese worked with the microscope. 165 As The Year Progressed, Tenth Graders Began 1 • ar w ttiim Barbora Jane Offenbacker Edward Meridith Oyler Robert Allan Pedigo Alexander Perdue Jack Nelson Persinger Jimmy Marvin Persinger Samuel Wayne Peters Clay Wesley Puffenbarger Walter Thomas Quarles Constance Sue Redman James Thomas Reynolds Linda Carol Reynolds Brenda Sue Robinson Larry Franklin Robinson Anthony Lloyd Rodgers Douglas Conner Rogers William Robert Rogers Lawrence Winfield Ruff, Jr, Andrew Dayrault Russell Lewis Anderson St. Clair Karen Darnell Sampson Robert Wayne Schooler Raymond Wayne Scott Raymond Michael Scruggs Virginia Jean Shawver Ronnie Lee Shires William Lewis Shuler Jayne Markli Sixer Glenna May Slayton Michael Allen Slayton James Elmon Slusher Allen Howard Smith Chester Naul Smith Dennis Lee Smith 166 To Await Anxiously That Revered Fourth Year Henry Steven Smith Pamela Lee Smith Sue Ellen Smith Sterling Ray Snedegar David Lee Snider Mary Katherine Stapleton Kenneth Stanford Stull Gary Harding Swaim William Bruce Swartz Dianna Leigh Thrasher Robert Dickson Tigrett Carol Sue Thompson Harold Lester Thompson Donna William Tucker Linda Faye Tucker Carolyn Ruth Tyree Vera Inez Unroe Richard Glenn Van Lear Betty Inez Vess Kathy Elaine Via Thomas Wayne Wade Delano Haywood Waldron Linda Sue Walker James Preston Walton Alma Joyce Watson Lewis Daniel Webb Mary Pearl Weese Faye Darlene Wertz Karen Sue Whitehead Roger Wayne Whitehead Forrest VanLear Wilhelm Candace Louise Wilkerson Barbara Ann Wright Sharon Marie Wright 167 For The First Time Juniors Had Class Play Charles Edward Adkins Robert Gene Ailstock James Michael Arrington Junior class officers reviewed finances available for the prom: president, Jon Kilian; vice-pres- ident, Donna Simpson; secre- tary, Steve Crawford; treasurer, Max Shawver. James Allen Arritt Wanda Lee Ayers John McCall Barineau Steve Kenneth Barnett Charles Allen Bartley Deborah Ann Bennett Wilbur Russell Bess Phyllis Ann Boerner Delores Annette Boggs Linda Lee Boone Donna Jean Booze Thomas Grey Botkins, Jr. 168 OUR TOWN Was An Admirable Accomplishment Cynthia Lee Bowles Minitree Emanuel Bowles Monte Allen Brackenridge Wanda Faye Braselton Michael Brewbaker Da vid Wallace Brisendine Lois Marie Brookman Ellen Kathleen Brown Nancy Irene Brown Donna Leigh Bruffey Penelope Joyce Burch Charles Howard Burr Gary Linwood Bush Rebecca Claire Bush Carl Winfred Byer Thomas Alfred Callaghan David Warren Campbell Wayne Grey Carter Carman Janice Chambers Mary Sue Charles Betty Jane Childs Ellen Sue Clark Brenda Joyce Craft Steven Mark Crawford 169 Ordering Class Rings Was A Significant Event Michael Preston Curtis Routh Ann Dainty Jerome McKelvey Davis Lewis Lee Deisher Linda Faye Elmore Gwendolyn Louise Fisher Richard Melville Fountaine James Robert Freels Mary Virginia Fridley Nathaniel Wayne Fridley Rodney Dennis Fridley Edward Eugene Frye Eva Carol Fury John Douglas Garrett Richard Charles Griffin Jewel Smith Hannah Linda Carol Hardiman Barry Ellis Hayslett Vernon Wayne Helmintoller George Thomas Herald Eugenia Betty Hoke Shiela Ann Houff Cheryl Ann Howard Larry Edwin Humphries 170 Appearing On Juniors’ Action-Packed Agenda Larry Wayne Humphries Robert Lynn Irvine Sandy Lee Jamison Karyl Faye Jarvis Edith Marie Kellison James Brown Kelley Jon Jeffrey Kilian Donnie Ray Kirby Thomas Edward McCauley Mr. Merica ' s chemistry class offered a new challenge as the junior year unfolded. Stephen Paul Maddy Stephen Scott Lee Wanda Carol Lee Pamela Marie Lefler Marshall King Leitch Charlotte Mae Liptrap Leannah Lynn Looney Barry Wayne Lugar Rebecca Lisa McCaleb Eleventh Graders Originated, Prepared, And a A iil AiMwtfki Cathy Lynn Parham Katherine May Parker Abraham Lincoln Persinger, Jr. Barbara Sue Persinger Decorating for the prom was a tedious task. Billy Joe Martin Garry Foye Mays Doris Maurine Meadows James Willard Meadows Edward Brown Morgan Joseph Allen Morris Martha Ann Myers Carlos Robert Nicely Cletus Wayne Nicely Elvin Carroll Nicely Luana Elisabeth Nicely Pauline Drama Noel James Gary Nuckols James William Nuckois Steven Oliver Nuckols Donald Wayne Paitsel 172 Presented The Prom, Isle of Enchantment” Edward Allen Persinger Faye Lou Persinger William Mike Persinger Donald Eugene Peters Douglas Glen Poage Susan Joanne Powell Gary Lamarr Ratcliff Roy Lee Reed, Jr. Earnest Richard Robinson Russelle Wayne Rose Vicki Lynn Rose Janet Sue Ruble Gregory Michael Sams Edwin Keith Scruggs Willis Maxwell Shawver, III Frances Louise Shifflett Donna Ellis Simpson Evelyn Ann Sizemore Bonnie Mae Smith Emmett Edward Smith George Martin Sorbora Randel Nelson Stair 173 Exams Loomed Ominously At Close Of Jr. Year Michael Wayne Stinnette Grable Attison Surber Sandra Diana Taylor Donna Sue Terry Helen Marie Thomas Lynda Sue Thompson William Lewis Tingler, Jr. Glenna Gail Treynor Larry Alan Treynor Albert Leroy Tucker Franklin Delano Tucker Marlene Patricia Tucker Emmett Ashby Tyree Leonard Wayne Vail Michael Wayne Via Lawrence Elmer Vipperman Delmas Clayton Watson Janice Lee Williams Linda Jean Wolfe Page Forrest Wolfe, Jr. Richard Albert Wolfe Robert Joseph Wood Jennifer Marie Wright Kathy Lee Wright Ruth Davis Yachan 174 1967 Seniors Left First Class Gift To School Senior class officers compared some stiff homework assignments; vice-president, Betty Bush; treasurer, C. L. Hylton; president, Anthony Salyers; secretary, Paula Sizemore. CARL WENDELL ALFRED KVG ' s 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; ALCOVA staff. Business Manager, 5; D.E. Club, Treasurer, 4, President, 5; Band, 2, 3, 4; Office staff, 4, 5; Senior Play. KENNETH GARY ANDERSON Choir, 4, 5; Band, 1; Bas- ketball, 1; Senior Play, 5. REBECCA SUE ANDERSON SC A, 2; Sr. Tri-Hi-Y, 5; Latin Club, 3, 5; ALCOVA staff, 5; FTA, 5; Jr. Mar- shal, 4; One-act Play, 5; Senior Play; Valedictorian. LILY FRANCINE BASHAM FHA, 2, 5; D.E. Club, 5; Band, 2. CORINNIA MAE BANKER FHA, 2, 3, 4, 5; Choir, 4. STEPHEN ALLEN BENNETT KVG ' s, 2, 3, 4, 5; Choir, 5; J.V. Football, 1, 2, 3; Track 4; Basketball, 1; MY FAIR LADY, 4; Senior Play. WILMA STEELE BANKER D.E. Club, Treasurer, 5- ELIZABETH FAYE BESS FHA, 2, 3, 4, 5; Choir, 1 , 2, 3, 4, 5. LARRY GENE BARTLEY Varsity Football, 4, 5; Var sity Club, 4, 5. RAMONA ELIZABETH BLANKENSHIP FHA, 1, 3, 4, 5; Choir, 5 Betty Bush Reigned As Homecoming Queen SARAH AGNES BOTKINS Sr. Tri-Hi-Y, 5. BARBARA GAIL BOWEN FHA, 2, 3, 4, 5; Choir, 1; Basketball, 1. JO ANN BOWLES FNC, 4, Secretary and Treasurer, 5; FFtA, 1, 4, Parliamentarian, 5; Choir, 4, 5; MY FAIR LADY, 4. Mr. Crawford crowned Betty Bush Homecoming Queen for 1966 . JOHN MARSHALL BRADLEY, III SCA, President, 5; Varsity Club, 4, 5; KVG, 5; Varsity Football, 2, 3, 4, 5; Track, 3, 4, 5; Basketball, 2, 5; Baseball, 4, 5. NELDA FAYE BROUGHMAN FHA, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, Parliamentarian, 4, Secretary, 5. BOBBY EDWARD BROWN Varsity Club, 3, 4, 5; KVG ' s, 3, 4, 5; D.E. Club, 4, 5; Basketball, 1; Baseball, 1, 3, 4, 5. BRENDA ANN BRYANT Sr. Tri-Hi-Y 5; FBLA, 5; FHA, 4, 5. JAMES JULIUS BUNCH KVG ' s, 3, 4, 5; Art Club, 4; D.E. Club, 5; Choir, 5; J.V. Football, 1, 2. DELMAS EUGENE BURNS KVG ' s, 1, 3, 4, 5. 176 All Seniors Made Future Vocational Plans ELIZABETH MILLER BUSH FHA, 2, 4; Sr. Tri-Hi-Y, 4; PATRIOT staff, 4; Choir, 1; Cheerleader, 4, 5, Head Cheerleader, 5; Girls ' State, 4; Home- coming Queen, 5; Prom Princess, 4; Miss Alcova Finalist, 5. DONALD DEAN BUZZARD Key Club, 5; KVG ' s 4, 5; Band, 1, 2; Varsity Football, 5; Track, 4, 5. CYNTHIA STUART BYER FBLA, 5. MARY ANN BYER Sr. Tri-Hi-Y, 4; FNC 4; FHA, 1, 3, 4, 5; Jr. Tri-Hi-Y, 1, 2; PATRIOT staff, 4, Asst. Editor, 5; Spanish Club, 2; FTA, 5; American Legion Oratorical Winner, 5; Betty Crocker Homemaker Award, 5. STEPHEN LEE BYERLY SCA, 4; Key Club, 5; Varsity Club, 4, 5; Basketball, 4, 5. MARY ELLEN BYERS SCA, 2; Sr. Tri-Hi-Y, 4, Historian, 5; FBLA, 3, Treasurer, 4, President, 5; FHA, 2. FRANK RANDOLPH CAPPS KVG ' s 3, 4, 5; D.E. Club, 5; J.V. Football, 2, 3. ALICE HOWARD CARROLL SCA, 1, 2, 3, Historian, 3, Vice-President, 4; Sr. Tri-Hi-Y, 4; FHA, 1, 2, 3, 4; Jr. Tri-Hi-Y, 1, 2, President, 3; Cheerleader, 3, 4; Junior Class President; Honor Grad- uate. JAMES WINSTON CARTER, JR. Band, 1, 2, 3, 4; Football, 2, 3, 4; Baseball, I. THADDEA CHAMBERLAIN Latin Club, Secretary, 5; ALCOVA staff, 5; Spanish Club, 5, Secretary, 4; FTA, Treasurer, 5; Girls ' Basketball, 4, 5; Junior Class Secretary; Senior Play. MICKEY VIRGINIA CLEMONS FHA, 2, 3, 4, 5; Choir, 1; Basketball, 1. CHARLOTTE MAXINE COMBS SCA, 2; FHA, 1 , 2, 3, 4, 5; D.E. Club, 5. SARAH KATHRYN CONNER SCA, 2; FBLA,, 5; FHA 1, 3, 4, 5; Jr. Tri-Hi-Y, 1, 3; Band, 2, 3, 4; Senior Play. JOYCE GAIL CRAFT FBLA, Chaplain, 5; FHA, 1, 2, 3, 5, Secrefary, 4; Honor Graduate. CLARENCE HENRY CREAMER KVG ' s, 2, 3, 4, 5; D.E. Club, 5. 177 Seniors Produced Enjoyable And Successful MALCOLM BLAIR CRUSH KVG ' s, 2, 3, 4, 5; D.E. Club, 5. MARY ELIZABETH DEATON FHA, 1; Jr. Tri-Hi-Y, 1; Latin Club, 2; Choir, 2, 5; FTA, 5. ROGER ADRIAN DANIEL Varsity Club, 4, 5; KVG ' s, 2, 3, 4, 5; Art Club, 4, Reporter, 5; Choir, 5; Band, 2, 3; Football, 1, 3, 4, 5; Baseball 2, 3, 4; Senior Play. LARRY EDWARD DEW SCA, 3, 4, 5; KVG ' s, 5; Spanish Club, 4, 5. 3 1 i H 111 ., . IP In a scene from the Senior Class Play, TAMMY TELL ME TRUE, some of the characters in the court room scene were Gary Anderson, Gale Thrasher, ELLA MARIE DOWNEY FNC, 4, Vice-President, 5; FHA, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, Jr. Tri-Hi-Y, 1, 2; PATRIOT staff, 5. JAMES EDWARD FAIDLEY, JR. Key Club, 3, 4, President, 5; Varsity Club, 4, 5; Choir, 5; Football, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; CAROLYN HOPE DRESSLER Sr. Tri-Hi-Y, 5; FBLA, 5; FHA, 2, 4, 5. CLARENCE WENDLE FARMER Track, 3; Basketball, 1, 2; Wrestling, 3, 4; Baseball, 2, 3, 4, 5; One-act Play, 5; Senior Play. STEPHEN GREGORY DRESSLER Key Club, 5; Latin Club, 4, President, 5; Band, 2, 3, 4, 5; Senior Play. CARL SMITH FERGUSON 178 EDWARD ARNOLD DUDLEY KVG ' s, 2, 3, 4, 5. BARBARA ANN FISHER SCA, 4; Sr. Tri-Hi-Y, 4, Sec- retary, 5; FBLA, 5; FNC, 4; Jr. Tri-Hi-Y, 3, Treasur- er, 2; Latin Club, 4, 5; ALCOVA staff, 5; Choir, 1 . Class Play With Maximum Effort — Minimum Time CAROL ELIZABETH FLENNER MONTRUE DEGLORIA FOURQUNEAN Nancy Nicely, Joe Mullens, Donna Kelly, and Peggy Hughes. CHERYL ANN FRIDLEY SCA, 5; FBLA, Treasurer, 5; FHA, 1, Secretary, 2, Vice-President, 3, 4, Presi- dent, 5. REBEKAH LOIS FRIDLEY VICTOR LEWIS FURY RONNIE MORRISON HALL Art Club, 5; Varsity Football, 4; Track, 3; Cross Country, 2. GLORIA MAE HANKS WILLIAM MICHAEL HAYSLETT KVG ' s, 4, 5; J.V. Football, 2, 3. BOBBY TRAIL HEPLER 179 Senior Activities Varied So As To Provide LORETTA PEARL HEPLER FHA, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; Choir, 1. KAREN ELAINE HOKE FHA, 2, 3, 4, Treosurer, 5; Art Club, 5; Band, 2, 3, 4, 5. MARGARET ANNE HUGHES Sr. Tri-Hi-Y, 4, Reporter, 5; FBLA, Re- porter, 5; FHA, 2, 3, 4; PATRIOT staff, 4; Senior Play. CHARLES ERNEST HUNNELL SCA, 2, 3; Varsity Club, 2, 3, 4, 5; KVG ' s 2, 3, 4, 5; Art Club, 2, 3; Football, 2, 3, 4. CHARLES LEE HYLTON SCA, 5; Varsity Club, 3, 4, 5; KVG ' s, 2, 3, 4, 5; Wrestling, 3, 4; Boys ' State, 4; Class Officer, 5. BILLY WAYNE JACKSON BARBARA SUE JOHNSON SCA, 2, 4; FBLA, 2; FHA, 1, 2, 3, 4; Spanish Club, 4; Choir, 2. IVAN RANDALL JOHNSON, III MY FAIR LADY, 4; Choir, 4, 5; Senior Play. KAREN FRANCES JOHNSON SCA, 5; Latin Club, 2; Majorette, 4. MARIA DIANE KELLISON Latin Club, 4; PATRIOT staff, 5; Choir, I ; Senior Play. DONNA LEIGH KELLY SCA, 4, 5; Sr. Tri-Hi-Y, 4, 5; ALCOVA staff, 4, Asst. Editor, 5; Spanish Club, 3, 4; Junior Marshall, 4, One-act Play, 5; SIPA, 4, 5; MGA, 4; Senior Play; Salutatorian. MARSHALL THOMAS KELLY JOHN WAYNE KERN Band, 2, 3, 4, 5. CLIFFORD BRUCE KESTERSON Junior Marshall, 4; Honor Graduate. RALPH EUGENE KIMBERLIN 180 Something For All During Their Last Year EARNEST LEWIS KNICK KVG ' s, 2, 3, 4, 5; Choir, 4, 5; J.V. Foot- ball, 2. JOYCE CLARKE KNIGHTON Sr, Tri-Hi-Y, 5; FBLA, 5; FNC, 2, 3, 5; PATRIOT staff, 4; Choir, 5, EARL DENNIS LANE Cross Country, 4, 5. DONALD EUGENE LAWHORN JULIAN OTIS LEWIS KVG ' s 3, 4, 5; Choir, 5; Senior Play. VIRGIL LEE LEWIS, JR. KVG ' s, 2, 3, 4, 5; PATRIOT staff, Business Manager, 5; Senior Play. TANA LEE LONG Sr. Tri-Hi-Y, 4; FNC, 3; Jr. Tri-Hi-Y, 2; Majorette, 4. SUSAN CHRISTINE LOOMIS Sr. Tri-Hi-Y, 4, 5, FH A, 5; Jr. Tri-Hi-Y, 2, 3, Latin Club, 2, 3; PATRIOT staff, 5; Spanish Club, 4; Girls ' Basketball, 4. WILLIAM KENNETH LOWE Varsity Club, 4, 5; Choir, 5; Band, 2, 3; Basketball, 5. EDGAR LEWIS McALLISTER KVG ' s, I ; D.E. Club, 4, 5. LOIS MARYE McALLISTER FHA, 2. FRANKLIN SAMUEL McCULLOUGH KVG ' s, 2, 3, 4; J.V. Football, 2, 3. DONNA JUNE MADISON Sr. Tri-Hi-Y, 4; FBLA, 5; FHA, 1, 4, 5; Jr. Tri-Hi-Y, Treasurer, 3. SHIRLEY JEAN MARTIN TERRY ALLEN MARTIN D.E. Club, 4, 5. 181 Diplomas Received By 169 Senior Students WILLIAM LEON MAYS KVG ' s, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. GARY LYNN MILLER Basketball, 3, 4, 5. DONNA JEAN MEADOWS LEWIS LLOYD MITCHELL SCA, 2; Key Club, 5; Art Club, 5, ALCOVA staff, 5; Football, 2, 5. LEON HOLMES MIDDLETON, JR. Varsity Club, 4, 5; KVG ' s, 4, 5; D.E. Club, 5; J.V. Football, 1, 2; Track, 3; Cross Country, 4. IRVEN HUSTON MOORE KVG ' s 4, 5; Baseball, 4. BETTY VIRGINIA MILLER Sr. Tri-Hi-Y, 4, Vice- President, 5; FHA, 1; Jr. Tri-Hi-Y, 2, 3; Spanish Club, 2, 5, Historicn, 4; Choir, 2, 5; Girls ' Basketball, 1, 4, 5; Science Institute, 4; MY FAIR LADY, 4; Senior Play. CHARLES WILLIAM MORGAN PATRICIA ANN MORGAN LARRY WAYNE NELSON JEANETTE PEARL MORRIS FHA, 1, 3, 5; Jr. Tri-Hi-Y, 3; Choir, 4, 5; Band, 2. MELANIE VEST NELSON SCA, 3, 4; FHA, 2, 3, 5, Historian, 4; Majorette, 4. JOSEPH THOMAS MULLENS KVG ' s 3 , 4, 5; Spanish Club, 2, 3, 4, Choir, 4, 5; FTA, 5; Band, I, 2; MY FAIR LADY, 4; Senior Play. BERNARD WILLIAM NICELY SCA, 2, 3; Varsity Club, 4, 5; D.E. Club, 5; Football, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; Wrestling, 3. CARLETTA LANEAR NELSON FHA, 1. GLORY ANN NICELY SCA, 5; Sr. Tri-Hi-Y, 4, Treasurer, 5; FBLA, 4, Sec- retary, 5, FHA, 2. Each Event Was Last Of Its Kind For Seniors GROVER MONROE NICELY, JR. PATSY ANN NICELY SCA, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; Sr. Tri-Hi-Y, 4, 5; FBLA, Par- liamentarian, 5; FHA, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; Jr. Tri-Hi-Y, 1, 2, Reporter, 3; PATRIOT staff, 4; Girls ' Basketball, 5; Sen- ior Play; Miss Alcova Final- ist, 5. HIAWATHA NICELY, JR. Varsity Club, 2, 3, 4, 5; KVG ' s, 2, 3, 4, 5; PATRIOT staff, 4; Choir, 5; Baseball, 2, 3, 4, 5, Senior Play. WETZEL EDGAR NICELY KVG ' s, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; D.E. Club, 4, 5; J.V. Football, 1, 2, 3; Basketball, 1. JAMES EDWARD NICELY DAVID WELDON NORRIS D.E. Club, 4, 5; Spanish Club, 2, 3; J.V. Football, 2, 3. NANCY GAIL NICELY FHA, 1; PATRIOT staff, 5; Senior Play. JOHN GRAY OWENS KVG ' s, 3, 4, Art Club, 4, D.E. Club, 5; Choir, 2. Senior candidates for Sweetheart King and Queen paused with the chosen winners Seated: Susan Loomis, Jeanne Walton, Queen Connie Shires, Mary Ellen Byers, Paula Sue Traylor; Standing: David Smith, Lewis Mitchell, King John Swartz, Anthony Salyers, Steve Byerly. Special Social Activities Plus Additional CHRIS BERKLEY PARKINS Art Club, 4; D.E. Club, 5. KAREN SHIFTER PATRICK FBLA, Historian, 5; FNC, 4, Secretary, 3; FHA, 2. ACHS ' s lovely representatives to the area Junior Miss contest were Paula Sue Traylor, Darlene Tucker, and Connie Shires. ELIZABETH MARY PATTERSON Choir, 4; MY FAIR LADY, 4; Senior Play. JESSE WOODROW PERDUE Football, 1; Track, I; Basketball, 1; Wrestling, 1; Baseball, 1. DARRELL WAYNE PERKINS KVG ' s, 2, 3, 4, 5; D.E. Club, 5. SUE ELLEN PETERS FHA, 1; Spanish Club, 2; FTA, 5. JACK EDWIN POAGE KVG ' s, 4, 5; Track, 5; Cross Country, 5. ROBERT VINCENT POLITO KVG ' s, 5; Art Club, Treasurer, 5. EARLENE GAIL REED MARY EVELYN REED FHA, 5. EMILY JANE REYNOLDS 184 Privilege Distinguished Seniors At Alleghany RICHARD LANIER REYNOLDS KVG ' s, 3, 4, 5; D.E. Club, Vice-President, 5. ALLEN ROBERT ROGERS Key Club, 5; KVG ' s, 3, 4, 5; Latin Club, 4; Football, 4; Wrestling, 5. JAMES DAVID ROLLISON RUBY ARLETTA ROSE CODIE ASHBY ROSS, JR. Football, 2; Wrestling, 2. RONALD ANTHONY RUDY SCA, 2, 3, 4; Key Club, 4; KVG ' s, 3, 4, 5 Art Club, 2, 3, 4; PATRIOT staff, 4; D.E. Club, 5; Track, 3; Class Officer, 2, 4. ANTHONY EDWARD SALYERS SCA, 1, 3, 5; Key Club, 3, Secretary, 5; KVG ' s, 4, 5; Spanish Club, Reporter, 2, President, 4; Choir, 2; Football, 3; Track, 4; Boys ' State, 4; Class Officer, 3, 5. WALTER JOHN SEIDEL KVG ' s, 4, 5; D.E. Club, 5; Varsity Football, 5; Track, 5. JOANN AMANDA SHIFFLETT FHA, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. CONNIE MARSHALL SHIRES Jr. Tri-Hi-Y, Secretary, 3; Choir, 2, Pianist 4, 5; Girls ' Basketball, 4, 5; Sweetheart Queen, 5; Girls ' State, 4; Exchange Stu- dent, 4; Senior Play; Miss Alcova Finalist- Honor Graduate. CHARLES ODELL SIMMONS KVG ' s, 2, 3, 4, 5; Choir, 5; Football 3. 2 , One of Mary Ann Byer ' s responsibilities was typing the daily attendance report. 185 Seniors Viewed Past Year With Nostalgia And PAULA GWEN SIZEMORE SCA, Historian, 5; Sr, Tri-Hi-Y, 5; Spanish Club, 4, Vice-President, 5; FTA, 5; Class Officer, 4, 5; Girls ' State 4; Senior Play; Honor Graduate. CHARLOTTE JUNE SMITH SCA, 2; FBLA, 5; FNC, 4; FHA, 1, 2; Jr. Tri-Hi-Y, 1; Choir, 2, 5; Band, 3, 4; Girls ' Basketball, 4, 5. LINDA MARIE SMITH FHA, 1; Choir, 4, 5, MY FAIR LADY, 4. STANTON DAVID SMITH SCA, 3, 5; Key Club, 3, 5; Varsity Club, 3, 4, 5, ALCOVA staff, Editor, 5; Band, 1, 2; Football, 3, 4, 5; Track, 3, 4, 5; Wrestling 2, 3, 4, 5; Science Institute, 4, Senior Play; Honor Graduate; Boy of the Year, 5. CLAYTON SCOTT STAPLETON KVG ' s, 2, 3; Spanish Club, 4; Football, 3. STEPHEN LEWIS STULL KVG ' s, 4, 5; PATRIOT staff, 5; Spanish Club, 2, 4, Treasurer, 5; Football, 2, Basketball, 3. CAROLYN LEIGH SWAIM SCA, 2; Sr. Tri-Hi-Y, 4, 5; FBLA, 4, 5; FHA, 3, 4, 5; Jr. Tri-Hi-Y, 3. JOHN HOLLOWAY SWARTZ Key Club, 3, 5; Varsity Club, 4, 5; Football, 2, 3, 4, 5; Track, 3, 5; Basketball, 2, 3, 4, 5; Exchange Student, 4, Sweetheart King, 5; Honor Marshal, 4, Honor Grad- uate. ROY EDWARD SWARTZ Key Club, 3, 4, 5; Varsity Club, 4, 5; Spanish Club, Treasurer, 4, President, 5; Football, 2, 3, Basketball, 2, 3, 4, 5; Boys ' State, 4. BONITA TAYLOR FHA, 1, 2, 4; Choir, 1. MICHAEL LAYNE THOMPSON Key Club, 5; Spanish Club, 5; Track, 4, 5; Cross Country, 4, 5; Basketball, 3. LINDA GALE THRASHER SCA, 1; FHA, 2, 3; PATRIOT staff, 5; Senior Play. RANDALL DALE TINGLER KVG ' s, 3, 4, 5; Basketball, 1; Baseball, 1. PAULA SUE TRAYLOR SCA, 5, Sr. Tri-Hi-Y, 4, President, 5; Jr. Tri-Hi-Y, 2, 3; Latin Club, 3, 5, Treasurer, 4 ALCOVA staff, 4, Asst. Editor, 5; FTA, 5; Girls ' State, 4; SIPA, 4; One-act Play, 5; Miss Alcova, 5; Honor Marshal, 4; MGA, 5. DARLENE ANN TUCKER Sr. Tri-Hi-Y, 4, 5; FBLA, 2, 3, 4, President, 5; FHA, 1 , 3, 4, 5, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; MY FAIR LADY, 4; Graduate. Vice- Choir, Honor I 86 Looked To Future Prospects With Confidence STEPHEN ALLAN TUCKER Choir, 4, 5; Football, 4, 5; Wrestling, 4; MY FAIR LADY, 4; Senior Play. VIRGINIA PEARL TUCKER FHA, 1, 3, 4; Choir, 4, 5. JOYCE ANN TYREE FHA, 2, 3, 4, D.E. Club, 4, 5, Choir, 2, 3. JUDITH LEE TYREE FHA, 1; Jr. Tri-Hi-Y, 1, PATRIOT staff, 5; Senior Play. EUGENIA LEE VAN BUREN FBLA, 5; FHA, 1, 2; Jr. Tri-Hi-Y, 2; Choir, 5. DONALD EDWARD VESS D.E. Club, 4, 5. ROBERT ALLEN VEST D.E. Club, 5. JAMES FRANKLIN VIA KVG ' s, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; D.E. Club, 4, 5; Choir, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. WAYNE MCKINLEY VIA D.E. Club, 4, 5; Wrestling, 4. MICHAEL SANFORD WADE Band, 2, 3, 4, 5. JEANNE MARIE WALTON SCA, 2, 3, 4, Secretary, 5; Sr. Tri-Hi-Y, 4, 5; Jr. Tri-Hi-Y, 3; PATRIOT staff, 5; State SCA Convention, 4. MARY EMMA WALTON FBLA, 5; FHA, 1 ; Choir, 5; Asst. Librarian, 2, 3, 4, 5; Honor Marshal, 4; Senior Play, Honor Graduate. PAUL EDWARD WARWICK Key Club, 5; Latin Club, 2, 3, 4, 5; Choir, 1, 3, 4, 5; FTA, 5; Band, 1, 2, Drum Major and Student Director, 3, 4, 5; MY FAIR LADY, 4; Senior Play. ALICE MARIE WEBB FHA, 2, 3, 5; Choir, 5; Asst. Librarian, 5. MARY KATHRYNE WICKER Senior Tri-Hi-Y, 4, 5; Latin Club, 4, 5; Reporter, 5; ALCOVA staff, 5; FTA, 5; Senior Play; Miss Alcova Finalist, 5; Daisy Mae, 5. 187 Seniors Moved Tassels And Became A CHS Alumni TED COLLINS WILHELM KVG ' s, 3, 4, 5; D.E. Club, 5; Football, 3; Baseball, 3, 4. WILLIAM BLAIR WILHELM BEVERLY SUE WOLFE SCA, 5; FHA, I, 5; PATRIOT staff, 4, Editor, 5; Spanish Club, 5; FTA, Vice- President, 5; Senior Play; Honor Graduate. CALVIN EUGENE WOLFE Choir, 4, D.E. Club, 5; Baseball, 5. DANNY LEROY WOLFE KVG ' s, 3, 4, 5; D.E. Club, 4, 5. LARRY ARNOLD WOLFE Basketball, 1. CARNELL CORNELIA WRENN Sr. Tri-Hi-Y, 3, 4; FHA, 1; Jr. Tri-Hi-Y, 2; Latin Club, 4; Spanish Club, 2, 3, 4. LINDA FAYE WRIGHT Choir, 4, 5; FTA, 5. JAY BARKLEY YOUNG Art Club, 3, 4, President, 5. Post Graduates JANICE DIANE BROOKMAN SAMUEL BELTON KITT, JR. MILDRED HOWE SARVER During a conference with Lois McAllister, Miss O ' Farrell paused to find some informa- tion for Mrs. Lipsey. Anthony Salyers, class president, appeared nos- talgic at the class banquet. Turning their tassels, seniors Mary Wal- ton, John Swartz, Sue Wolfe, and Alice Carroll demonstrated that the Class of ' 67 had now become Alumni of ACHS. As the year drew to a close, Steve Byerly was one of the seniors who seized oppor- tune moments for escaping from last-minute pressures realized only by seniors. 189 Students Progressed Closer To Individuality As the youngest class at Alleghany, the eighth grade class often gave precedence to all other students. This was the case when they were asked to stand in assemblies. ACHS ' s basketball games have been noted for tense ex- citement and emotion. Students in all grades combined their talents to form a working and learning band with in- dividual effort recognized through occasional solos. John Bradley and Jeanne Walton danced dreamily at the Homecoming Dance. Jim Kelly and Mike Sams found decorating for the prom a unique experience. Epilogue Athletics, organizations, academics, and extracur- ricular activities are all important phases of school life at Alleghany. These various groups enable an individual to contribute something to his school and at the same time discover hidden or unused talents within himself. Many varied sports are offered at ACHS for both girls and boys. These varied athletic scopes allow the student to become acquainted with the importance of teamwork and at the same time they help him discover his personal abilities and limitations. Organizations can be classed in several different categories. First, there are the organizations which encourage an individual ' s growth in spirit, mind, and body. These groups inspire an individual to make contributions to home, school, and community. Members of these are assigned challenging responsibilities and through fulfilling these tasks acquire profound concepts of justice and fairness. Second, there are organizations which aid a student to formulate a picture of his prospective vocational choice. Academics are of the highest standards at Alleghany. One of the main tributes to academic excellence is the free ex- pression of individual ideas encouraged by teachers and appreciated by students. Students learn the importance of personal suggestions as well as respect for the dif- ferent ideas of their classmates. Dances are one of the major extracurricular activities, but even they are often an outgrowth of some organization or athletic group. These after-school-hours activities also play their role in the total development of the individual. Regardless of the nature of the activity at ACHS, the group as well as the individual has a unique significance. Group projects could not be completed if individuals did not work together and pool their resources. If each person held steadfastly to his own convictions and did not realize the power of the majority, all group efforts would end in failure. Students at Alleghany County High School do most indefinitely realize the principles on which our country is founded. But, how successful would the group be without the individual ' s contributions and ideas? The atmosphere at Alleghany encourages each student to discover his potentials and to develop them to the fullest extent. As " the child is father of the man, " so is high school the basis for later life. From the crowd of students at ACHS emerge separate individuals who as a result of experience acquired at ACHS, will be ready to face the future armed with knowledge, fortitude, and the desire to succeed. 191 Advertisements Kathy Conner examines the 1966 ALCOVA in preparation for the ad sales campaign. She wants to be able to show last year ' s ad as she makes her sales pitch. As the seniors leave the school, the 1967 ad sales campaign is underway. Promote Firm Relations With Local Merchants Financing is an all important aspect in the success- ful completion of a yearbook. Each year senior stu- dents are chosen for the annual ad soliciting cam- paign for the ALCOVA. They are grouped in a manner that enables them to canvass the two area cities, Cov- ington and Clifton Forge, efficiently. Every individual salesman strives to sell the greatest number of ads. Lunch time usually finds them at a local eating es- tablishment comparing their sales. Spirit renewed and hunger relieved, every salesman sets out to achieve even greater heights of success. As the day draws to a close, weary students bring their receipts to the business manager for a final tally. All weariness is forgotten when it is discovered the goal has not only been reached but exceeded. The top salesman accepts congratulations from the crowd with a smile of accomplishment. Although the hard working ad salesmen are im- portant, their work would be in vain if it were not for the friendly, generous merchants that are so abundant in this area. Thanks should be given to these mer- chants, for it is they who make the publication of the ALCOVA possible. % •» , it Best Wishes To The Class of 1967 HERCULES INCORPORATED COVINGTON, VIRGINIA PLANT 194 Tree farming is a GROWING business Proof? Ten years ago, there were only 16 million acres of woodlands on the nation’s accredited Tree Farms. Today, there are almost 50 million acres, a three-fold increase. Each Tree Farm is being operated as a private enterprise, growing trees for a regular cash income, just like any other crop. One of the big reasons why tree farming is a growing business is because the market for wood is growing. Annual consumption of wood products is rising at a steady rate and continues to rise as our economy expands. The country’s tree farmers are able to supply these growing needs because they are employing scientific forestry methods in cutting, harvesting, seeding and through the protection of their timber from fire and disease. This is good news not only for tree farmers and wood-using industries, but also for the nation. West Virginia Pulp and Paper 195 PINEHURST MOTEL U S. 60-220 E. COVINGTON EXIT I.S. 64 DIAL 962-2154 CODE 703 COVINGTON VIRGINIA TINGLER JEWELRY STORE C O Watch Inspector 436 East Ridgeway CLIFTON FORGE VIRGINIA Dial 863-8556 STANDARD PRINTING COMPANY CARTER ' S STORE First National Bank Bldg. Phone 863-3581 OFFICE SCHOOL SUPPLIES SELMA VIRGINIA DIAL 863-4546 Quality Printing Clifton Forge Virginia JAMES B. FRANCIS COMPANY " We Appreciate Your Business " Clifton Forge Virginia CLIFTON FORGE MOTOR CO. Pontiac — Cadillac GMC Trucks " Since 1936 " 612 Main St. Clifton Forge FIRST FEDERAL SAVINGS WEBER ' S FLOWER SHOP AND LOAN ASSOCIATION A Complete Floral Service Home For Your Money Dial 862-2406 Money For Your Home Nights 863-9306 Dial 862-4209 Clifton Forge Virginia Flowers By Wire Anywhere 433 E. Ridgeway Clifton Forge 196 THE STRAND BARBER SHOP The Masonic Building Main Street Covington Virginia ONE STOP SHOP Open Seven Days a Week Phone 863-5896 Clifton Forge Virginia 536 Main SWAN RESTAURANT PROPST AND SMITH BARBER SHOP " The Home of Diamond Sugar Cured Country Hams " Maple Avenue 420 East Ridgeway Phone 863-4511 Covington, Virginia Clifton Forge Virginia RUFF ' S SHOE SALON IN PUGHS ' AND RUFF ' S SHOE STORE 520 Main Street Best In Fashion Name Brand Shoes McCLUNG BROTHERS, INCORPORATED Auto Parts Clifton Forge Covington 616 Main St. 815 Highland Phone Phone 862-4143 962-2144 STATE FARM INSURANCE Congratulations From COMPANIES HELEN S. LAYMAN AUTO FIRE LIFE County Robert N. Monroe Treasurer 114 West Main Street Courthouse Covington, Virginia Covington Virginia 197 SPANGLER ' S SWEET SHOPPE Maple Avenue next door to the Visulite Theater Light lunche s served Hot dogs, Hamburgers, Sandwiches Pie, Coffee, Milk Shakes Cokes and other soft drinks Call-in orders are given prompt attention Telephone 965-9791 Covington Virginia WHITEY ' S MINIATURE GOLF AND PAR 3 Route 1 8 Idlewilde Covington Virginia GRAVELY TRACTOR SALES SERVICE Route 1 Dial 862-4975 Clifton Forge Virginia WOOD CHEVROLET COMPANY, INC. Phone 862-4133 Clifton Forge Virginia 198 BOBBIE S. SLUSHER REALTOR Bobbie Showalter Homes Rentals Appraisals Property Management 426 Keswick Street Phone 863-8256 Clifton Forge Virginia JANE COLBY, INC. Cliftondale Park Clifton Forge Virginia BUDDY AND SONNY ' S DRIVE-IN Route 60 Covington NORTHSIDE DRIVE-IN Plate Lunches Short Orders " WE DELIVER " OPEN 10 AM Til 12 Midnight Sunday 12 Noon Til Midnight Phone 962-2754 1104 N. Alleghany Avenue Covington Virginia 199 COVINGTON TRANSFER AND STORAGE COMPANY Phone — Day or Night 962-2860 West Main Street Covington, Virginia COVINGTON NATIONAL BANK Organized in 1891 A Good Place To Bank Drive-In — Walk-in Two convenient locations to serve you Main Office Main Street and Court Avenue Drive-In Office Main Street and Lexington Avenue Covington, Virginia 200 things go better,! ’ with Coke COCA-COLA BOTTLING COMPANY OF CLIFTON FORGE, INC. Clifton Forge, Virginia BEST WISHES THE MOUNTAIN NATIONAL BANK Two Convenient Locations Main Office 441 East Ridgeway Street Clifton Forge, Virginia Branch Office Oakhill Shopping Center Clifton Forge, Virginia 201 ZIMMERMAN COMPANY, INC. THE PARK MOTEL Miss Alleghany Shop Cliftondale Park Dial 863-4566 Dial 862-4261 438 East Ridgeway Street Clifton Forge Clifton Forge Virginia D D GRILL VANCE ' S GULF SERVICE STATION Always good food and good coffee 603 Main Street Phone 863-9781 430 West Ridgeway Friendly Phone 862-4363 Courteous Attendants Clifton Forge Virginia Clifton Forge Virginia WEBB PLUMBING DOWNER HARDWARE AND SUPPLY CO. heating Maytag Washers— -Warm Morning Painting and Varnishes Electrical Supplies Heaters — Jacuzzi Water Systems Heating Supplies 109 East Riverside Street Building Supplies Plumbing Supplies Phone 962-2158 608-610 Highland Street Covington Virginia Covington Virginia TOWN HOUSE MOTEL West Main Street Phone 962-1161 Covington Virginia ALBERT SMITH, INC. 214 Highland Avenue Your Quality Grocer WE DELIVER Covington Virginia 202 C. B. NETTLETON, INC. SUPERIOR READY MIXED CORP. Covington Virginia AFFILIATE OF THE AFL-CIO LOCAL 675 United Papermakers and Paperworkers 424 Prospect Street Telephone 965-4326 Covington Virginia MONROE LANES Monroe Avenue Covington Virginia THE GLASS AND FLOWER HOUSE G. R. and R. Dean Andrews Dial 962-1770 Covington Box 214 Virginia 203 1 — COVINGTON DRIVE-IN MARKET SMITH ' S TRANSFER CORPORATION OF STAUNTON, VIRGINIA Phone 962-0146 " HALLMARK of SERVICE " Altamont H. T. Smith, Express Division Covington Virginia Phone 962-2134 R. M. LOVING FUNERAL MARCUM ' S GROCERY HOME Route 1 Johnson ' s Creek North Maple Avenue Phone 962-7554 Covington Virginia Covington Virginia BRADLEYS SAW MILL TRAVELER ' S MOTEL Restaurant— -Hot Water Heat Route 1 Private Baths Dial 962-1833 Route 60 West Covington Virginia Phone 962-9726 FAIRVIEW SERVICE STATION C. W. MOTORS, INC. Oregon saw chains, bars. East on Route 60 and sprockets Phone 962-6281 and 962-8677 Phone 962-2696 Covington Virginia Route 3 Covington Virginia Your Rambler Dealer 204 THE DRESS SHOP Dial 965-4386 293 W. Main Covington Virginia CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CLASS OF ' 67 FROM A FRIEND DEEP FORD STORE H. A. Ritsch Owner Route 1 Clearwater Park Covington, Virginia PHILLIPS FRIGIDAIRE SALES SERVICE 620 W. Park 962-5776 L. L. PRICE CONTRACTOR STEFFEY ' S CLEANERS Painting, Floor Service, Tile One Day Service Pick up and Delivery Dial 965-8752 814 S. Alleghany 224 Court Street Avenue Dial 962-0216 Covington Virginia Covington Virginia THE COURTESY STORE 117 W. Main Dial 962-2186 Covington Virginia TOWN AND COUNTRY RESTAURANT 375 W. Main Dial 965-5296 Covington Virginia 205 The Same Friendly Service At A New Location " The Friendly Bank " The First National Bank 206 COLONIAL BEAUTY SHOP COVINGTON GROCERY COMPANY, INC. 107 Fudge Street Phone 962-2137 Covington Virginia 232 West Riverside Street Phone 962-2516 Covington Virginia GENERAL OFFICE SUPPLIES CUNNINGHAM BILLIARDS PARLOR 213 North Maple Avenue 320 Hawthorne Street Phone 965-4216 Phone 962-1166 Home Town Sports Covington Virginia Ralph Cunningham, Proprietor Covington Virginia LEE S SHOE SHOP 30 Years of Service 21 1 Cherry Street Covington Virginia HODGES Quality Jewelers Since 1913 Watches, Diamonds, Silverware and China for over 53 years Main Street Covington Virginia R. L. JOHNSTON INC. General Contractor Dial 962-7501 Covington Virginia NICELY FUNERAL HOME Ambulance Service 405 Alleghany Phone 862-4157 Clifton Forge Virginia 207 Corner Monroe Cherry Covington, Virginia Phone 962-2291 DRESSLER MOTORS. II. Wholesale Plant 610 Locust Street JAMISON OIL COMPANY, INC. Distributor of Shell products and Firestone tires Covington, Virginia Service Station 1 1 3 East Riverside 208 BEST WISHES TO THE CLASS OF 1967 FROM SALTERINI COMPANY Covington Virginia Division of Columbia Bronze Corporation Phone 965-5392 Visitors Welcome HOMEWOOD PONY FARMS, INC. Exhibitors Breeders of Registered Shetlands Covington, Virginia Mrs. C. P. Whitlock, Owner Richard L. Ferris, Trainer 209 OAK GROVE THE DAILY REVIEW SERVICE STATION The Oldest Newspaper In Alleghany County Dial 862-0607 Iron Gate Virginia Dial 862-4139 Clifton Forge Virginia CAROLYN SHOPPE HYDE ' S PHARMACY Women ' s Apparel The Prescription Store Ladies ' Ready to Wear 508 Main Street Clifton Forge Virginia Dial 862-7566 Clifton Forge, Virginia ALLEGHANY ROYAL AVERILL ' S STORE CROWN INC. Dial 862-4545 109 Oak Dial 965-3201 Low Moor Virginia Covington Virginia PARGAS DIXON LUMBER COMPANY, INC. Bottled Gas, Ranges, Water Heaters, Heating Equipment Manufacturers of Hardwood Flooring — Hardwood Dimension 342 N. Maple Avenue Dial 962-9241 Phone 839-2641 Covington Virginia Warm Springs Virginia 210 COZY KITCHEN 802 Highland Avenue Phone 965-9787 COVINGTON VIRGINIA COVINGTON EQUIPMENT Homelite Power Chain Saws 917 N. Magazine Avenue Phone 962-2294 Covington Virginia RAPP ' S SHELL STATION PURE OIL COMPANY Beech and Monroe Avenues 710 W. Locust Phone 965-8961 Phone 962-6336 Covington Virginia Covington, Virginia FAIRLAWN SERVICE STATION M. H. FISHMAN Tops in Service COMPANY Top of the Hill Leading Variety And A.C. " Bud " Johnson Jr. Dept. Store For Phone 965-3251 Alleghany and Surrounding Covington Virginia Counties JIGG ' S DRIVE-IN 0. E. PARKER CO., INC. " Quality Building Materials " Owners and Operators Mr. Mrs. T. L. Brackenridge Hot Springs Road Route 60 Dial 962-2268 East of Covington Covington, Virginia NICKELL ELECTRIC FURNITURE CO. Your Alleghany Discount House Dial 965-8331 Owner — Harry B. Nickell For the best in food supplies Shop at your Home Owned MICK - OR - MACK Plus S H Green Stamps Phone 962-2231 Covington Virginia PLOTT ' S PHARMACY 603 Highland Avenue Dial 962-7776 Covington Virginia WOODY ' S AUTO PARTS Since 1953 Dial 962-1103 916 S. Highland Av. Covington Virginia 212 Diamonds Sterling Silver Crystal China Watches COVINGTON, VA. PRES BROWN ' S, INC. 115 West Nelson Street LEXINGTON, VIRGINIA Phone HO 3-3521 TOPS IN TEAM EQUIPMENT OUTFITTING ginia. We carry all major lines in athletic, phys. ed. and training equip- ment — McGregor — rawlings — spalding — riddell — SPOT-BILT — WILSON — VOIT — E. R. MOORE — BRODERICK — CRAMER — BIKE WEB AND MANY OTHERS. Don ' t forget to stop by our new ladies ' and men ' s sportswear department store. 213 JENKIN ' S SHELL SERVICENTER G. C. FAWLEY AGENCY, INC. Mutual Insurance Maple Avenue " Save with Safety " Covington Virginia CLIFTON FORGE CLEANERS Electronic — Jet — Odorless 1 hour service 417 E. Ridgeway St. Dial 862-4458 Clifton Forge Virginia LAWLER FURNITURE CO. Clifton Forge ' s Furniture Family Dial 863-3596 Clifton Forge Virginia Dial 862-6331 600 Main Street Clifton Forge Virginia C. P. WETMORE CO. Jewelers Gift Counselors 431 East Ridgeway Dial 863-3526 Clifton Forge Virginia CHITTUM TIRE SERVICE Goodyear Tires Complete Recapping Service 125 W. Ridgeway Street Phone 863-3596 Clifton Forge Virginia WESTERN AUTO ASSOCIATE STORE 432 E. Ridgeway Phone 863-4571 Clifton Forge Virginia HALL TRANSFER STORAGE CO. Agent for North American Van Lines Dial 862-4172 510 Church Street Clifton Forge Virginia 214 JOHNNY ' S BARBER SHOP Ridgeway Street Clifton Forge Virginia MA YTAG APPLIANCE STORE Kelvinator Appliances Zenith Radio and T.V. Clifton Forge Virginia RIVERVIEW FOOD MARKET Fruits, Vegetables, Groceries Meats Dial 862-4474 Route 1 Clifton Forge SMITH-RULE FURNITURE COMPANY Mohawk Rugs Carpets Dial 862-3496 530 Main St. Clifton Forge HENSON FORD INC. Dial 862-4131 412 Commercial Clifton Forge PALACE RESTAURANT We Cater To Tourists A. R. Reynolds Owner 348 Main Street Covington Virginia THE SHOE BOX Dial 962-9616 297 Main Street Covington Virginia BURR ' S STUDIO People ' s Bank Building Dial 965-9281 Covington Virginia 215 MILLER ' S STUDIO Fishman Bldg. Phone 962-0346 Covington Virginia STAUNTON TYPEWRITER COMPANY Typewriters, Portables, Adding Machines, Calculators Dial 886-4251 1747 West Beverley Street Staunton, Va. 24401 WESTERN AUTO RADIATOR TIRE ASSOCIATE STORE REBUILDERS 21 1 West Main 315 N. Monroe Avenue Phone 965-9296 Phone 962-2862 Covington Virginia Covington Virginia COVA OIL CORPORATION ALLEGHANY HARDWARE Distributor of Gulf Products COMPANY 1225 S. Lyman Avenue 340 West Main Phone 965-5226 Phone 962-2123 Covington Virginia Covington Virginia OWEN ' S PHARMACY BRADLEY ' S DRIVE-IN MARKET Your Community Health Service Store Route 1 Phone 862-4343 518 Main Street Dial 962-7081 Clifton Forge Virginia Covington Virginia 216 ARRITT ' S FUNERAL HOME Ambulance Service Oxygen Equipped Dial 962-2201 1 1 02 Highland Covington Virginia BERWIND-WHITE COAL MINING COMPANY Maple Avenue Dial 962-9921 Covington Virginia SOUTHERN INDUSTRIAL LOAN CORPORATION 265 West Main Dial 962-0361 Covington Virginia If it ' s a glass job, call COVINGTON GLASS AND MIRROR COMPANY Storm Doors — Storm Windows Store Fronts — Seat Covers Steel Sash — Glazing — Auto Glass 705 Monroe Avenue MAIN STREET BILLIARD People Bank Building Dial 962-5986 Covington, Virginia ALLEGHANY PUBLISHERS Commercial Printing Wedding Stationery Phone 965-4246 261 West Main Street Covington Virginia CLUTTER ' S ESSO GREEN MILL RESTAURANT SERVICENTER Regular Meals — Short Orders 210 N. Monroe Avenue Phone 962-8666 114 East Riverside Covington Covington Virginia Virginia 217 GREENWAY ' S REAL ESTATE AND AUCTION COMPANY Auctioneers — Rentals Real Estate, City and County Appraisals — F.H.A. Loan Advisor 213 1 2 West Main Street P.O. Box 549 Covington Phone 962-0281 962-4081 MIDWAY GREENHOUSES Serving Covington, Clifton Forge, and Alleghany County Low Moor Virginia RITSCH ' S CLEANERS Office 1 1 1 Main Street Phone 965-321 1 Plant 1236 Durant Road Phone 965-3021 Covington, Virginia BOWEN - THOMPSON, INC. Builders and Developers 8125 Webster Drive, N.W. Roanoke, Virginia 218 Congratulations to the Class of ' 66 LEGGETT S DEPARTMENT STORE The Friendly Store and Home of Better Values Clifton Forge Covington DIRECT DISTANCE DIALING Your telephone is your personal path- way to anyone, anywhere. It spans con- tinents and oceans — and does this so swiftly, it makes distance disappear. With a telephone you ' re always near friends — even when they ' re half-a- world away. CLIFTON FORGE WAYNESBORO TELEPHONE CO. J 219 BERT ' S AMERICAN STATION Corner Monroe and Riverside Covington 965-9921 RAINBOW DRIVE-IN Covington Clifton Forge Virginia COVINGTON MOTOR COMPANY Ford — Mercury — Lincoln 603 Monroe St. Covington ALLEGHANY MOTOR CORF. Chevrolet, Oldsmobile, Cadillac 1121 Alleghany Avenue Covington, Virginia 220 BARR-TOPHAM STORE PEPSI-COLA BOTTLING COMPANY Distributed 325 West Main Street by Phone 962-6711 RICE BOTTLING COMPANY Covington Virginia Hollins Virginia CHILD ' S JEWELRY STORE AIDES DISCOUNT STORE Watches by ACCUTRON, BULOVA, ELGIN, WYLER KEEPSAKE DIAMOND RINGS 145 North Maple Avenue Phone 962-3372 D. L. CHILDS— Owner Covington Virginia Covington Virginia 221 ROOKLIN ' S DEPARTMENT STORE Maple Avenue Covington Virginia PURKEY FLORIST Covington Virginia DAIRY QUEEN GRILL 1120 S. Alleghany Ave. Phone 962-1777 Covington, Va. GRAND PIANO AND FURNITURE CO. Compare our quality and prices before buying anywhere. 175 Maple Avenue Covington Virginia 222 THE ECONOMY CASH GROCERY 224 South Lexington Avenue Phone 962-2685 Covington Virginia FORREN ' S SHELL STATION TIRES ACCESSORIES BATTERIES LUBRICATION Corner Monroe Riverside Dial 965-3346 Covington, Virginia STONEWALL SERVICE STATION Rt. 3, Callaghan Covington, Virginia Stop by to see " Peaches " for your Pure Oil needs! CIRCLE-H-ANTIQUE SHOP 7 Miles East of Clifton Forge on US 60 Camp Grounds — $2 per car Swim, Boat, Fish, Play Grounds Bath House, Hot Showers Trail Rides $1.50 Pony Rides 25c We Buy Lizards Cat Minnows and Antiques We Sell Famous Old Virginia Hams, Bacon, and Honey Open 7 days per week " We Trade for Anything " Dial 965-5216 THE TRADING POST Television Sales and Service Motorola Television Gibson Air Conditioners Norge Washers and Driers 184 Monroe Ave. Covington CONGRATULATIONS FROM A FRIEND TO THE CLASS OF 1967 223 (town g tottilills Birginian Subscribe to the Covington Virginian to be mailed to a friend or relative at college. It ' s just like a letter from home every day in the week. Dial 962-2121 Covington FIRST NATIONAL EXCHANGE BANK OF VIRGINIA Dial 962-2141 Covington Virginia MONTGOMERY WARD AND COMPANY 361-365 West Main VV ONTGOM E RY WARD Covington Virginia TRAYLOR FURNITURE COMPANY " The Home of Fine Furniture " 376 W. Main 965-5356 Covington 224 THE COVINGTON DEPARTMENT STORE Your Brand Name Store 331 West Main Street Phone 962-2214 Covington Virginia BRADBERRY BROTHERS Clifton Forge, Virginia Water Well Drilling and Excavating Contractors Modern Bucyrus Erie Rotary Drilling Machines and New Caterpillar Earth Moving Equipment Water Wells, Basements, Farm Ponds Road Building, Landscaping Free Estimates — Reasonable Prices Phone Collect 862-9982 862-9151 862-9983 Arnold L., James T., Bobby S. Bradberry Owners Operators Bob Ayers, Mechanic 225 AM - WKEY - FM Covington, Vo. 1340 on your dial 100.8 MC 1,000 watts 3,000 watts Hear all the Colt games on FM ARRITTS RADIO T.V. 1138 Highland Ave. Covington FRIDLEY ' S PHARMACY 310 West Main Phone 965-3166 Covington Virginia HODGES JEWELRY STORE Watches — Diamonds Chinaware — Silverware — Expert Watch Repair — Gifts for all Occasions 505V2 East Ridgeway Phone 863-4556 Clifton Forge Virginia 226 NICELY ' S SINCLAIR SERVICE STATION SNEAD BUICK AND PONTIAC Covington Virginia " We Give Top Value Stamps. " ROAD SERVICE — PICKUP DELIVERY WASHING — WAXING — GREASING 502 West Ridgeway Street Phone 862-3006 Clifton Forge Virginia SINCERE CONGRATULATIONS FROM CABLEVISION OF VIRGINIA, INC. Clifton Forge and Covington Virginia H. PHIL BURKS General Contractor Covington Virginia 227 Congratulations from a friend to the class of 1967 J. C. PENNEY CO. 362 West Main Covington Virginia CARTER AND COX, INC. Continental Homes Personal Insurance Service B. A. RUPERT Since 1898 BUILDER Charles E. Nichols, President Phone 962-7071 239 West Main Street 271 West Main Covington Virginia Covington Virginia 228 Index Adkins, Charles Edward 71,1 14, 168 Advertisements Ailstock, Brenda Jane 127,155 Ailstock, Robert Gene 78,168 ALCOVA Staff 136 Alfred, Wendell Carl 5,70, 134, 135, 136, 144, 175 Aman, David Charles 148 Anderson, George Richard Anderson, Gregory Alan 91,92,114,121,162 Anderson, Joyce Marie Anderson, Mr. Jean 35,65 Anderson, Kenneth Gary 2 1,46,52, 122, 139, 175, 179 Anderson, Rebecca Sue 16,70,72,73,75, 122, 136, 175 Andrews, Charles Elliott 82,94,104,121,155 Angle, Patsy Sue 29,155 Anthony, Charles Douglas 114,148 Anthony, John Raymond 83,139,155 Armentrout, Dennis Lesslie 148 Armentrout, James Kenneth 155 Armentrout, Patricia Gail 127, 155 Armentrout, Rita Joyce 155 Armstrong, Jeanette Elaine 19,162 Arrington, James Michael 144, 168 Arrington, Joseph Michael 121,148 Arrington, Karen Sue 120,122,132,133,162 Arrington, Ronald Wayne 102,144,162 Arritt, Albert Dale 139,162 Arritt, James Allen 168 Arritt, Joyce Marie 162 Arritt, Kathryn Sue 86,122,132,142 Art Club 138 Ayers, Terry Ellen 127 Ayers, Thurmond George 155 Ay ers, Wanda Lee 139,168 Baber, Mr. Leonard 17,141 Baker, Henry Gilbert 83,97,148 Baker, James Fredrick 19,21,155 Balser, John Michael 82,107,108,155 Band 17,140,142 Banker, Corinnia Mae 71,126,175 Banker, Wilma Steele 39,71, 134, 135, 175 Barber, Mrs. Joyce 24,136 Barger, Dianna Susan 120,148 Barineau, Elizabeth Dodson 100,101,148 Barineau, John McCall 3 1,36,44,84,85, 107, 1 16, 1 17, 168 Barker, Jane Lynd 162 Barnett, Steve Kenneth 102,121,168 Bartley, Larry Gene 102,121,175 Bartley, O ' Relia Gale 127,155 Baseball Team 104 Basham, Andrew Kathleen 148 Basham, Edna Kay 46,127,155 Basham, Lily Francine 70, 125, 135, 175 Belcher, Judson Douthat 148 Belcher, Rolan Burton 144,155 Bennett, Camilla Sarah 119,120,122,162 Bennett, Deborah Ann 4,88,90,122,168 Bennett, Karen Elizabeth 148 Bennett, Mark Emerson 3, 148 Bennett, Mary Elizabeth 127,155 Bennett, Paul Wesley 155 Bennett, Ronnie Lynn 155 ' Bennett, Stephen Allen 70,139,175 Bennett, Wayne Ha yes 162 Bennett, William Clinton 155 Bess, Elizabeth Faye 70, 126, 139, 175 Bess, Norma Lea 148 Bess, Susan Lynn 120,123,132,155 Bess, Wilbur Russell 168 Bethel, Janice Day 162 Biggs, Darlene Elizabeth 155 Black, Danny Ray 148 Blackwell, Glen Allen 82,148 Blakey, Peggy Ann 148 Blakey, Virginia Eloise 148 Bland, Larry Wayne 148 Blankinship, Ramona Elizabeth 70,126,175 Bocook, Alice Faye 162 Bocook, Charles Wilson 82 Bocook, Jean Carol le 148 Bodell, Mary Elizabeth 51, 1 14, 148 Boerner, Gary Wayne 148 Boerner, Nancy Lynn 114,148 Boerner, Phyllis Ann 46,88,89,90,139,168 Bogan, Miss Jo Ann 36,120 Bogar, Jeanette Christine Bogar, Jefferson Daniel 155 Boggs, Delores Annette 33,123,168 Bolden, James Matthew 155 Boone, Bonnie Jane 148 Boone, Linda Lee 127,168 Boone, Phyllis Marie 162 Boone, Preston Lee 19,139,155 Boone, Stephen Rodger 155 Booze, Joyce Ann 127,155 Booze, Joyce Marie 161 Bostick, Gordon Ettley 148 Botkins, Alan Stuart 155 Botkins, Sarah Agnes 70, 119, 176 Botkins, Thomas Grey, Jr. 168 Bowen, Barbara Gail 19,70, 176 Bowen, Charles Wendell 148 Bowen, John Henry, Jr. 144,156 Bowen, Lois Ann 148 Bowen, Rosetta Mae 156 Bowers, Jerry Maxwell 156 Bowers, Wanda Jane 127,156 Bowers, Cynthia Lee 124,169 Bowles, Jo Ann 34,70, 123, 124, 125, 127, 139, 176 Bowles, Minitree Emanuel 169 Bowling, Aubrey Luther 83,148,151 Bowling, Barbara Ann 148 Bowyer, Mary Virginia 127,162 Boy of Year 68 Brackenridge, Gary Lee Brackenridge, Michael Ruben 148 Brackenridge, Monte Allen 135,144,169 Brackman, James Gordon 31,149 Bradberry, Ronald Keith 156 Bradley, Donna Jean 124,127,162 Bradley, Helen Marie 127,162 Bradley, John Carson 162 Bradley, John Marshall, III 42,7 1,78,80,8 1 ,9 1 ,92, 107, 109, 1 12, 114,115,144,176,190 Bragg, Gary Thomas 149 Branham, Rose Lynne 124,125,139,162 Braselton, Wanda Faye 38,45,51,131,169 Bratton, Daniel Ross 156 Brewbaker, Michael 29,35,121,144,169 Bridges, Sheryl Nelson 82,162 Brisendine, David Wallace 38,169 Briseridine, Donna Jean 47,156 Brisendine, Gary Leon 156 Broce, Douglas Alan 31,149 Brookman, Janice Deane 189 Brookman, Lois Marie 124,169 Broughman, Connie Sue 127 Broughman, Linda Carol 122,162 Broughman, Neldo Faye 46,7 1, 124, 125, 126, 176 Broughman, Robert Allan 156 Broughman, Walter James, Jr. 82,108,144,156 Brown, Donald Lee 156 Brown, Dreama Ann 156 Brown, Ellen Kathleen 127,169 Brown, Nancy Irene 125,169 Brown, Robert Edward 71,135,176 Bruffey, Donna Leigh 46,58,120,132,139,142,169 Brugh, Stuart Smith 149 Bryant, Basil Eugene 149 Bryant, Brenda Ann 19,70, 1 19, 125, 128, 130, 176 Bunch, James Julius 71,135,139,176 Burch, Jocelyn Ann 100,101,149 Burch, Penelope Joyce 71,86,114,122,131,169 Burger, Stephen Edward 156 Burks, Clinton Wayne 82,156 Burley, Roger Michael 156 Burns, Delmas Eugene 70, 144, 176 Burns, Louis Edward 156 Burr, Charles Howard 2,84, 102, 1 16, 133, 142, 143, 169 Burr, Nancy James 86,87, 1 14, 132, 156 Burton, Miss Mary Litts 24, 1 19 Bush, Beauford Miller 83,149 Bush, Elizabeth Miller 42,43,48,64,65,67,71,88,90, 175, 176, 177 Bush, Gary Linwood 102,169 Bush, Mrs. Harriet 33,52,128,130 Bush, Rebecca Claire 139,169 Bush, Regina Ann 156 Butler, Miss Frances 37 Buzzard, Carolyn Elizabeth 149 Buzzard, Donnie Dean 71,78, 107,1 16, 1 19, 144, 177 Byer, Brenda Gail 16 Byer, Carl Winfred 121,169 Byer, Carolyn Blanche 163 Byer, Cynthia Stuart 2,33,7 1, 128, 129, 130, 177 Byer, David Preston 149 Byer, Gloria Jean 125,127,156 Byer, James William 149 Byer, Joan Kathleen 156 Byer, Mary Ann 16,70, 122, 126, 137, 177 Byerly, David Glen 149 Byerly, Stephen Lee 32,50,56,57,7 1 , 1 16, 12 1 , 177, 183, 189 Byers, Mary Ellen 50,65,7 1, 1 12, 1 18, 1 19, 128, 129, 130, 177, 183 Byers, Richard Daryl 149 Byrd, Don Wayne 149 Caldwell, Elizabeth Ellen 127,163 Caldwell, Jerry Garland 156 Caldwell, Lana Karen 149 Caldwell, Mary Sue 127,156 Cale, Gary Allen 163 Callaghan, Thomas Alfred 142,143,169 Campbell, Gary Osborn 149 Capps, Frank Randolph 47,62,7 1 , 135, 144, 177 Carpenter, Mr. Joseph 26,104 Carroll, Alice Howard 70, 177,189 Carroll, Donna Marie 149 Carson, Gary Edward Carson, Michael Leroy 156 Carter, Gregory Lamont 163 Carter, Mr. Harold 37 Carter, James Winston 70, 177 Carter, Miss Jo Ann 29 Carter, Janet Lee 127,156 Carter, Peggy Joyce 156 Carter, Wanda Jean 124,156 Carter, Wayne Grey 169 Cary, Roy David 149 Cason, Terry Wayne 149 Chamberlain, Thaddea 42,56,70,86,87, 122, 13 1, 132, 136, 177 Chambers, Carmen Janice 19,71,119,122,123,125,127,128,169 Chambers, Robert Polk 83,97,149 Charles, Kitty Joyce 163 Charles, Mary Sue 169 Childs, Betty Jane 139,169 Childs, Dewey Calvin 163 Childs, Gary Lewis 82,94,95,107,156 Choir 139,140 Christmas Formal 46 Clark, Darlene Mae Clark, Donna lean 125 Clark, Ellen Sue 132,142,169 Clarke, Bobby Randolph 144,163 Clemons, Mickie Virginia 34,7 1 , 1 24, 125, 126, 1 27, 177 Cline, Bobby Eugene 149 Cody, Donna Lee Coffey, Velma Jean 127 Combs, Charlotte Maxine 56,71, 124, 134, 135, 177 Combs, Gary Wayne Conner, Carolyn Ann Conner, Delmas Keith 83,149 Conner, Frederick Allen 144,163 Conner, Sarah Kathryn 54,71,126,128,130,177,192 Conner, William Andrew 149 Cook, Judy Ann 114,163 Cox, Bessie Sue 127,156 Craft, Alan Dale 21,104,156 Craft, Brenda Joyce 16,123,127,128,169 Craft, Deborah Lee 156 Craft, Grace Vivian 149 Craft, James Edward, Jr. Craft, Joyce Gail 34,70, 126, 128, 177 Craft, Norman Eugene 156 Craft, Paula Gay 149 Craft, Sandra Dale 28,122,131,163 Craft, Susan Kay 149 Craghead, Sylvia Jane 163 Crawford, Steven Mark 60,78,79,91,92,93,116,121,144,168,169 Creamer, Clarence Henry 7 1 , 135, 144, 177 Creasey, Michael Lee 156 Cross Country Team 84 Crush, Malcolm Blair 135,178 Cummings, Joy Catherine 86,163 Curtis, Dawn Jeneal 163 Curtis, Fonda Lynn 19 Curtis, Michael Preston 142,170 Curtis, Philip Andrew 149 Custer, Carl 139, 156 Cvizic, Mr. Dusan 13,72,73 Dainty, Routh Ann 21,38,119,122,131,170 Daniel, Roger Adrian 33,42,48,52,70,78,79, 1 1 1 , 123, 138, 139 144,178 Davis, Jerome McKelvin 78,79, 12 1 , 170 Davis, Myra Olivia 125,128,130,163 Dawson, Roger Dale 149 Deas, James Edward 156 Deas, Janice Virginia 47,7 1, 1 14, 122, 133 Deas, Thomas Clarke 97, 149 Deaton, Mary Elizabeth 70, 122, 139, 178 Dedication 8,9 Deisher, Lewis Lee 122,144,170 DePriest, Brenda Lynn 34,127,156 Dew, Larry Edward 18,7 1 , 1 14, 13 1 , 144, 178 Dew, Wesley Alan 149 Dickson, Allan Ray 157 Dickson, Tracy Dawn 86,114,120,157 Distributive Education Club 134 Dobbins, John Harvey, Jr. 157 Dodd, Barbara Sue 120,157 Dodd, Catherine Ann 127,157 Dodd, Cecil El wood, 82,157 Dodd, Donna Leigh Dodd, Judy Ernestine 149 Dodd, Leslie Blair 78, 144, 163 Dotson, Michael Steven 163 Downey, Betty Louise 163 Downey, Donna Marie Downey, Ella Marie 34,7 1, 123, 126, 137, 178 Downey, Julia Ann 149 Downey, William Doyle , Jr. 29,157 Downs, Durwood Emmett 149 Dressier, Carl Warren, Jr. 144,163 Dressier, Carolyn Hope 2,43,7 1 , 1 19, 127, 128, 178 Dressier, Gilmer Hill 149 Dressier, Marsha Gail 131,157 Dressier, Paula Paige 114 Dressier, Stephen Gregory 18,71,116,132,133,142.178 Dressier, William MacKeson 83,114,149 Dudley, Glen Wade 144,163 Duff, Mr. Richard 39,56,134,135 Dulaney, David Stafford 149 Dunford, Diane Marie 157 229 Dunn, Mr. Lee 26,82,104 Eaton, Philip Lee 139,142,143,163 Eighth Grade Basketball 97 Eighth Grade Cheerleaders 100 Eighth Grade Football 83 Elmore, Linda Faye 170 Epi logue Evans, Bernard Cabbie 144, 163 Evans, Gregory Wayne 144,163 Faidley, James Edward, Jr. 4,52,55,57,71,78,104,116,121,139, 17c Farmer, Clarence Wendle 60,131,139,144,178 Farrar, Julia Anne 100,120,149 Farrar, William Batten 83,149 Ferguson, Carl Smith 16,70,178 Ferguson, Walter Nelson 149 Ferris. Doris Marie 127,157 Fisher, Barbara Ann 56,57,71,118,119,128,129,130,132,136,178 Fisher, Brenda Joyce 149 Fisher, Debbie Diane 114,120,155 Fisher, Gary Alvin 149 Fisher, Gwendolyn Louise 51,124,139,142,170 Fisher, Michael Eugene 150 Fitzgerald, Dave Ray 144,163 Flenner, Carol Elizabeth 70,179 Flenner, Dreama Dawn 150 Fleshman, Judith Michalene 139,157 Fore, Debora Kay 50,100,101,120,148,150 Fountaine, Richard Melville 144,170 Fourqunean, Montrue DeGloria 16,71, 122, 123, 125, 128, 137, 179 Frazier, Marsha Kay 127,157 Freels, James Robert 144,170 Fridley, Cheryl Ann 34,70, 1 14, 124, 125, 126, 128, 130, 179 Fridley, Deborah Kay 163 Fridley, Evelen Mae 157 Fridley, Gary Walton 163 Fridley, Mary Virginia 16,123,127,170 Fridley, Nathaniel Wayne 170 Fridley, Patricia Diann 127,157 Fridley, Rebekah Lois 19,56,70,127,179 Fridley, Robert Alan 102,157 Fridley, Robert Lee 150 Fridley, Rodney Dennis 105,170 Fridley, Sandra Lee 127,150 Fridley, Sandra Lynn 157 Fridley, William Oliver 157 Friel , Judy Carolyn 86,132,157 Frye, Edward Eugene 170 Fuller, Susan Ann 157 Fury, Eva Carol 45,71,170 Fury, Linda Kay 163 Fury, Victor Lewis 60,71,179 Fury, William Lee 144,157 Future Business Leaders of America 128 Future Homemakers of America 124 Future Nurses ' Club 123 Future Teachers of America 122 Gadd, Donald Wayne 142,157 Gaines, Eddie Gene 144,163 Gaines, Jackie Edward 150 Garber, Sandra Gail 131,163 Garner, George Benton 19 Garrett, Alice 122,163 Garrett, Gary Roscoe 83,150 Garrett, John Douglas 84,85,107,170 George, Richard Paul 97,150 Gier, Aloys Lambert 157 Gilliland, William Young 139,163 Girls basketball Team 86 Givens, Robert Lewis 150 Gleason, Miss Lucy 20,133 Gladwell, Ardeth Mary 19,157 Glad well, Billy 163 Glover, Mrs. Ethel 30,31 Glover, Ronnie Lee 150 Glover, Wayne Edward 139,157 Godby, Rhonda Jean 150 Goode, Gary Monroe 157 Graduation 70 Graham, Evelyn Doris 150 Griffin, Richard Charles 139,170 Gumm, Terrie Lynn Hall, Gary Dell 150 Hall, Jerome Preston 157 Hall, John Lee 139,144,157 Hall, Ronnie Morrison 18,46,70, 12 1 , 1 38, 1 44, 179 Hall, Stephen Eugene 144,157 Halsey, Phillip Edward 150 Hand, Jess Jonathan 150 Hankins, Gary Lee Hanks, Gloria Mae 70,179 Hannah, Jewel Smith 170 Hardiman, Linda Carol 124,170 Harlow, Gerald Allen 144 Harlow, Robert Wayne 139,157 Harmon, Mrs. Jane 34 Harrelson, Kary Lynn 150 Harris, Dorothy May Harris, Rodney Ellis 157 Harris, Vernon Wayne 139,163 Harrison, Pamela Colleen 157 Hart, Charles 163 Haskins, William Eugene 31,97,150 Hawse, Charles Preston 142,164 Hawse, Ronald Keith Hayes, Theodore 18,121,164 Haynes, Kenneth Virgil 157 Hayslett, Barry Ellis 170 Hayslett, Brenda Joyce 28,47,51,98,114,123,127,164 Hayslett, Frank Edward 18,164 Hayslett, William Michael 71,104,179 Hazelwood, Tex Rogers 28,102,121,164 Heflin, William Carter Heironimus, Thurman Lee 94,157 Helmintoller, Nancy Mae Helmintoller, Richard Lee Helmintoller, Vernon Wayne 62,144,170 Henson, Deborah Stewart 114 Hepler, Bobby Trail 179 Hepler, Karen Sue Hepler, Loretta Pearl 70,75, 126, 180 Hepler, Mitzi Evelyn 86,164 Hepler, Phyllis Eleanor 19,124,138,157 Hepler, Sammy Huston Herald, George Thomas 78, 102, 1 15, 1 16, 1 17, 12 1, 170 Hevener, Gerald Lee 144,164 Hicks, James Harold 150 Hicks, Jimmy Howard 164 Hicks, Linda Susan 150 Higgins, Beulah Marie Higgins, Robert Kenneth 82,157 Hill, Terry Michael 157 Hinkle, Linda Kay 127 Hinton, Rodney Harold 150 Hoke, Betty Eugenia 7 1, 139, 142, 143,170 Hoke, Emma Louise 86,143,164 Hoke, Karen Elaine 71,86,124,126,138,142,143,180 Homecoming Dance 42 Holbert, Mr. Charles 15,17,72,73,110 Honts, Carolyn 139,142,143,164 Hoover, Charles Edward Hoover, Miss Sybil 28,29 Hopkins, Sharon Ann 119,122,132 Houck, Ann Louise 164 Houff, Sheila Ann 170 Howard, Barbara Ann 19,125,164 Howard, Cheryl Ann 31,59,114,123,170 Howard, Linda Mae 114 Howard, Robert Douglas 150 Hubbard, Margaret Louise Hughes, Brenda Jean 122,131 Hughes, Margaret Ann 70, 1 18, 1 19, 128, 129, 130, 179, 180 Humbert, William Herman 51,116,132,133,164 Humphries, Barbara Sue 151 Humphries, Carol Louise 150 Humphries, Kathy Anne 164 Humphries, Larry Edwin 170 Humphrie s, Marvin Vernon 158 Hunnel I, Charles Ernest 70, 1 15, 180 Hunt, Patricia Mae 158 Hunt, Ronnie Wesley Hunter, Raymond Carol 121,139 Hunter, Ruby Ardelia 150 Hunter, Russell Lee 82,83,150,151 Huszetek, Paul 144,164 Hyler, Brenda Victoria 114,150 Hylton, Charles Lee 5,63,70,74,114,144,175,180 Hylton, Darius Leroy 150 Hylton, Linda Sue 98,99, 1 14, 158 Hylton, Peggy Ann 47,88,90, 1 14, 164 Irvine, Judy Ann 120,150 Irvine, Robert Lynn 4,78,79, 139, 144, 170 Jackson, Billy Wayne 71,135,180 Jamison, Charles Leon 164 Jamison, Sandy Lee 171 Jamison, Wanda Marie 164 Jarvis, Clyde Davis 150 Jarvis, Karyl Faye 71,119,131,171 Jefferies, Bernard Lynn 83,151 Jefferies, Mr. Robert 25,82,97 Johnson, Barbara Sue 4,33,65,71,180 Johnson, Brenda Althea 151 Johnson, Elizabeth Daine 158 Johnson, Houston Lynn 158 Johnson, Irma Mae 139,164 Johnson, Ivan Randall, III 54,70,139,180 Johnson, Karen Frances 60,70,180 Johnson, Linda Gail 127,158 Johnson, Mary Melissa Johnson, Michael Stephen 83 Johnson, Sheldon Bruce 83,82,151 Jonas, Mrs. Rebecca 25,52 Jonas, Mr. Wi 1 1 iam 29,78,79, 102,111 Jones, Leonard 94,107,164 Jones, Patricia Darlene 158 Jones, William Lonnie 151 Jordon, Louise Alverta Jordon, Orphelia Delores 151 Jordon, Marie Antoinette 151 Jordon, Ronald Tronto Junior Play 44 Junior-Senior Prom 58 Junior Tri-Hi-Y 120 Junior Varsity Basketball 94 Junior Varsity Cheerleaders 98 Junior Varsity Football 82 Kanney, Leslie Mae 19,114,128,137 Kanney, Sharon Frances 151 Kardon, Marilyn Blanche 132,158 Keaton, Beverly Faye 151 Keaton, David Ray 151 Keith, Clifford Thomas Keith, Robert Eugene 164 Kellison, Edith Marie 142,171 Kellison, Marie Diane 18,70,180 Kellison, Penny 164 Kellison, Sue Lanette 124,164 Kellison, Wanda Irene 151 Kelly, Donna Leigh 18,65,70,72,75, 1 14, 1 19, 135, 179, 180 Kelly, James Brown 116,119,171,190 Kelly, Marshall Thomas 19,71 ,180 Kern, Jane Faye 151 Kern, John Wayne 70,142,180 Kern, Mary Kathryn 19,158 Kersey, Sharon O ' Dell 164 Kesterson, Clifford Bruce 10,70,75, 180 Kesterson, Paul Steven 164 Key Club 116 Kidd, Sandra Lee 164 Kidd, Wanda Louise 19,124,164 Kilian, Gary Howard 151 Kilian, Jon Jeffrey 3,45,71,84,102,114,121,142,144,168,171 Kilian, Linda Sue 119,120,122,164 Kimberlin, Judy Ann 158 Kimberlin, Ralph Eugene 70,180 Kimbo, Margaret Diane 151 Kincaid, Leona Gail 151 Kincaid, Patricia Ann 158 King, Anita June 164 King, Kaye Frances 19,127,139,164 Kirby, Donna Ray 139,171 Kirby, Sandra Kay 158 Kirby, Wynona Ann 19,164 Kitt, Brenda Gay 127,164 Kitt, Patti Paige 151 Kitt, Samuel Belton, Jr. 19,189 Knabenshue, Mr. Robert 35 Knick, Amber Darlene 158 Knick, Ernest Lewis 51,71,139,144,181 Knick, Lana Rose 164 Knick, Roszetta Fay 139,158 Knighton, Albert Lewis 164 Knighton, Joyce Clark 71,124,125,128,130,139,181 Knighton, Karolyn Kumm 158 Kopak, Rolando Backmann 82,83,151 Kruszyna, Frank Edwin 151 Kumm, Mrs. Carolyn 39,86 KVG Crew 144 Lambert, Gerald Lynn 158 Landis, Clyde Howard 151 Landis, Teresa Leigh 164 Lane, Earl Dennis 28,29,71,84,85,110,121,181 Lang, Rocky Allen 151 Latin Club 132 Lawhorn, Linda Alice 124,139,158 Lawhorne, Donald Eugene 70,135,181 Lawler, Anna Leigh 86,142,165 Lawler, Dennis Robert 83,97,151 Lee, Cassandra Dawn Lee, Deborah Ellen Lee, Stephen Scott 142,171 Lee, Wanda Carol 16,19,171 Leech, Baxter Alexander 158 Leeds, James Christopher 139,144,151 Lefler, Deborah Sue Lefler, Pamela Marie 139,171 Leitch, Marshall King 19,114,137,171 Lemon, Earl Monroe 151 Lemon, Odis Frazier 158 Lemon, Linda Lynn 119,122 Lewis, Julian Otis 5,32,71,139,181 Lewis, Virgil Lee, Jr. 56,71,137,144,181 Librarians 19 Liendhardt, Jack Orville 158 Lindsay, Carol Elizabeth 151 Lindsay, Jerry Wayne 151 Lindsay, Mary Ellen 127,151 Linkswiler, Linda Gaye 31,51,151 Linkswiler, Roberta Sue 120,165 Liptrap, Charlotte May 2, 128, 129, 130, 171 Liptrap, Donald Grey 78,144,165 Littleton, Robert Clingan 151 Livisay, David Lee 151 Loan, Linda Darlene 158 Loan, Sidney Mae Lockard, Charles Wesley 142,158 Lockard, Cynthia Lou 100,114,120,142,151 Lockard, Deborah Scott 120,133 Lockhart, Joyce Marlene 158 230 Lockhart, Marvin Harry 144 Logan, Michael William 122,131,165 Long, Tana Lee 70,181 Loomis, Susan Christine 50,57,70, 1 19, 127, 13 1, 137, 146, 18 1 , 183 Looney, Leannah Lynn 18,45,127,139,171 Loving, Beverly Kay 158 Loving, Robert Marshall 158 Lowe, William Kenneth 18,71,181 Lowen, Cynthia Lois 98,99,114,120,127 Lowry, William Ollie 142,143,144,165 Lugar, Barry Wayne 18,171 Lugar, Robert Dale 151 McAllister, Edgar Louis 71,135,181 McAllister, Lois Marye 71,181,189 McCaleb, John Thomas 83,97,104,151 McCaleb, Rebecca Lisa 119,122,127,131,171 McCaleb, Mrs. Dora 16 McCauley, Michael Wayne McCauley, Thomas Edward 171 McClintic, Mrs. Janice McClintin, Calvin Andrew 21,139 McComb, Mary Christine 24 McCoy, Leo Reid 165 McCray, Elta Marie 159 McCray, Francis Joe 159 McCulley, Clara Jean 151 McCulley, Clifford Alan 159 McCullough, Franklin Samuel 5,19,70,181 McDaniel, Basil Leroy 144,165 McDowell, Robert Lee 78,94,95,104,121,159 McEwan, Mrs. Marie 24 McGaha, James Gordon 151,165 McGaha, Rita Gail McGee, Lawrence Upchurch 151 Me Isaac, Brenda Sue 151 McKeague, Linda Kris 120,159 Maddy, Stephen Paul 71,142,171 Maddy, Timothy Richard 82,94,107,159 Madison, Donna June 71,130,181 Madison, William Duane 151 Marple, Charles Joseph 152 Marple, Robert Wayne Martin, Billy Joe 172 Martin, Dewey Curtis 159 Martin, Eleanor Jean 152 Martin, Terry Allen 70,135,181 Martin, Walter Kim 159 Massie, Hansford R., Ill 159 Masters, Charles Lee 159 May, Barbara Ellen 127,159 May, Frederick Steven 159 May, Rita Sue 127 Mays, Debra Karen 127,159 Mays, Garry Faye 142,172 Mays, James Grant 59,70 Mays, James Talmadge 139,159 Mays, William Leon 10,182 Meadows, Bob Dewey 142,159 Meadows, Donna Jean 70,72,182 Meadows, Doris Maurine 172 Meadows, James Willard 172 Meadows, Myrtle Alice 165 Meadows, Sharon Ardinia 165 Meadows, Virginia Marie 1 14 Merica, Mr. Charles 30,31,171 Metz, Mr. Ralph 30,31 Middleton, Leon Holmes, Jr. 18,46,70,135,144,182 Miller, Betty Virginia 18,30,52,55,86,87,118,119,131,139,182 Miller, Gary Lynn 71,91,92,121,135,144,182 Miller, Lynn Marshall 165 Mills, Robert Oscar 152 Mines, Larry Wayne 152 Miss Alcova 64 Mitchell, Lewis Lloyd 19,35,50,51,71,78, 1 16, 136, 182, 183 Monroe, Miss Nancy 31,86,122 Montgomery, Emmett Wayne 159 Montgomery, Karen Sue 165 Moore, Irvin Huston 71,144,182 Mortan, Charles William 70,135,182 Morgan, Edward Brown 21,44,78,102,103,137,144,172 Morgan, Mrs. Janet 20,21 Morgan, Patricia Ann 19,70,126,135 Morgan, Robert Edward 152,182 Morris, Deborah Anne 114,152 Morris, Gary Alvern 144,165 Morris, Gloria Diane 159 Morris, Jeanette Pearl 14,16,70, 127, 139, 182 Morris, Joseph Allen 33,142,144,172 Morris, Martha Sue 152,172 Morris, Patricia Pearl 152 Morris, Vernon Marcellis 142,144,165 Mottern, Barbara Ruth 127,165 Mullens, Joseph Thomas 18,71,122,139,144,179,182 Myers, Alvin Wayne 70,144 Myers, Jane Lee 152 Myers, Ronald Lee 159 Mynes, Samuel Wayne 144,159 Napier, Nancy Catherine 159 Nelson, Carl Bruce 21,144,165 Nelson, Carletta Lanear 70, 182 Nelson, Curtis Lee 71,139,142,143,165 Nelson, Donald Edward 152 Nelson, Larry Wayne 70,135,182 Nelson, Melanie Vest 53,71,182 Neville, Michael Christopher 152 Newman, Alison Victoria 132,142,159 Newman, Valerie Suzanne 18,165 Nicely, Adali Griffith 83,152 Nicely, Bernard William 42,70,78,80, 135, 144, 182 Nicely, Betty Juanita 152 Nicely, Carlos Robert 104,121,172 Nicely, Charles Edward 152 Nicely, Cletus Wayne 135,144,172 Nicely, Deborah Kay 127,159 Nicely, Effie Jane 152 Nicely, Elvin Carroll 49,58,133,139,172 Nicely, Eva Janice 152 Nicely, Glory Ann 2,16,114,118,119,128,129,130,182 Nicely, Grover Monroe, Jr. 70,135,144,183 Nicely, Hiawatha, Jr. 40,48,7 1 ,76, 104, 105, 106, 12 1 , 139, 183 Nicely, Jacqueline Lee 34,98,99,120,127,155,159 Nicely, James Edward 71,144,183 Nicely, Kenneth Malcolm 159 Nicely, Luana Elizabeth 137,172 Nicely, Lucy Viola 114,152 Nicely, Nancy Gail 7 1 , 137, 179, 183 Nicely, Patsy Ann 56,60,63,64,65,67,70,86,119,126,128,129, 183 Nicely, Randolph Lee 152 Nicely, Randy Lee 83,152 Nicely, Rebecca Susan 152 Nicely, Roger Dean 144,165 Nicely, Sandra Lee 152 Nicely, Shirley Juanita 159 Nicely, Steven Norman 159 Nicely, Theodore Wilson 142,144,159 Nicely, Velma Dawn 127,159 Nicely, Wetzel Edgar 70,183 Nicely, William Lloyd 152 Nikkei, Phillip William 3,152 Noel, Daphne Denise 152 Noel, Pauline Drema 58,124,127,172 Noel, Reuben Edward, Jr. 21,83,97,104,152 Noffsinger, Amanda Lounell 139,165 Noll, George Robin 159 Norris, David Weldon 70,135,183 Nuckles, James Gary 135,172 Nuckles, James William 135,144,172 Nuckles, Steven Oliver 142,172 O ' Conner, Marcus Neil 144,165 O ' Farrell, Miss Nora 23,22,189 Offenbacker, Barbara Jane 139,166 Offenbacker, Harry Leslie 82,152 Office Staff 16 O ' Rourke, Mr. Edward 37 Owens, John Gray 70,135,183 Owens, Larry James 51,139,144,159 Owens, Rita Carol 114,159 Oyler, Edward Meredith 166 Oyler, Kenneth Brian 152 Paitsel, Doanlie Faye 152 Paitsel, Donald Wayne 172 Paitsel, Jerry Mike 152 Parham, Cathy Lynne 139,172 Parker, Cathy May 119,172 Parkins, Chris Berkley 70,184 Patrick, Karen Shifter 2,48,52,7 1 , 128, 129, 184 Patrick, Michael 152 PATRIOT Staff 137 Patterson, Elizabeth Mary 19,54,60,71,184 Patterson, David Leroy 159 Pauley, Miss Brenda 65 Pearson, Barbara Ellen 152 Pedigo, Robert Allen 107,108,109,166 Perdue, Alexander 166 Perdue, Jesse Woodrow 184 Perdue, Mrs. Maria 34 Perkins, Darrell Wayne 46,47,70,135,184 Persinger, Abraham Lincoln 172 Persinger, Barbara Sue 38,45,128,129,172 Persinger, Charles Watson 83,152 Persinger, Edward Allen 173 Persinger, Faye Lou 31,71,173 Persinger, Grover Lee 83,152 Persinger, Jack Nelson 144,166 Persinger, Susan Jane 49,88,90,114,122,132 Persinger, William Mike 78,178 Peters, Donald Eugene 173 Peters, Elizabeth Madge 127,159 Peters, Samuel Wayne 166 Peters, Sue Ellen 16,39,70,122,184 Peters, Wilbur Ray 159 Petty, Donald Dwight 152 Plott, Kathleen Priscilla 159 Plott, Ronald Steven 152 Plymale, Patricia Ann 159 Plymale, Rebecca Lynn 152 Poage, Douglas Glen 45,173 Poage, Jack Edwin 70,84,184 Polito, Robert Vincent 71, 138, 144, 184 Porterfield, William Wayne 160 Potter, Mr. Leon 29,43,80,108,116 Powell, Susan Joanne 114,119,122,133,173 Pritt, Robert Lee 152 Pryor, Donald Wayne Pryor, Phyllis Elaine 152 Puffenbarger, Clay Lesley 166 Quarles, Walter Thomas 166 Ratcliff, Gary Lamarr 70, 104, 173 Raye, Robert Avon 82,95,96,152 Redman, Constance Sue 131,166 Redman, Joann Gale 127,160 Reed, Beverly Ann 152 Reed, Debra Carol 1 14, 160 Reed, Earlene Gail 71,184 Reed, Evelyn Mary 71,127,184 Reed, Gail Victoria 88,90, 1 14, 127, 137 Reed, Glenna Lee 152 Reed, Roy Lee, Jr. 38,91,121,173 Reed, Sandra Jean 152 Reed, Mr. Wesley 37 Reed, William Edward 135,160 Reid, Cary Luther, Jr. 82,160 Reid, Patricia Ann 125,139 Reid, Ramona Faye 152 Reid, William Burton Reynolds, Emily Jane 70,118,119,184 Reynolds, Mrs. Enza 23 Reynolds, James Thomas 82,166 Reynolds, Linda Carol 166 Reynolds, Richard Lanier 70, 134, 135, 185 Reyns, Anne Tyler 152 Rhea, Mr. Edward 27,84,1 10 Rhea, Mrs. Rebecca 26,27 Riley, Linda Leigh 148,152 Roberts, Angela Gail 153 Robinson, Brenda Sue 122,131,166 Robinson, Ernest Richard 51,173 Robinson, James Michael 160 Robinson, Larry Franklin Rodgers, Anthony Lloyd 144,166 Rogers, Allen Robert 63,70, 102, 1 16, 1 17, 1 18, 12 1 , 185 Rogers, Betty Lou 153 Rogers, David Lynn 116,131,153 Rogers, Douglas Conner 102,166 Rogers, William Robert 144,166 Rollison, James David 18,63,70,74, 185 Rollison, Timothy Bruce 82,95,96, 160 Rose, Clyde Jackson 153 Rose, Jean Lucille 120,153 Rose, Joseph Edward 19,46,121,139,142,144,160 Rose, Ruby Arietta 16,185 Rose, Russelle Wayne 102,173 Rose, Vickie Lynn 124,173 Ross, Codie Ashby, Jr. 61,71,135,144,185 Ross, Nancy Jane 153 Ruble, Jackie Lynn 153 Ruble, Janet Sue 173 Rudy, Ronald Anthony 70, 135, 185 Ruff, Lawrence Winfield, Jr. 166 Russell, Andrew Dayrault 166 St. Clair, Joy Lynn 114 St. Clair, Lewis Anderson 144,166 Sadie Hawkins Dance Sadler, Mrs. Eila Sales, Steven Anthony 153 Salyers, Anthony Edward 22,31 ,50,56,63,7 1,74, 1 14, 1 16, 1 17, 118,131,144,175,183,185,189 Sampson, Karen Darnell 128,130,166 Sams, Gregory Michael 78, 107, 115,1 16, 173, 190 Sams, Mrs. Margaret 33,128,130 Sams, Patrick Lee 82,94,160 Sartain, Elizabeth Ann 153 Sarver, Mildred Howe 129,189 Schell, Sheila Lucille 160 Scholz, Mrs. Florence 27 School Board 12 Schooler, Nancy Carol 125,139,160 Schooler, Rebecca Ann 153 Schooler, Robert Wayne 166 Schuder, Lawrence James 153 Scott, Raymond Ccrl 166 Scott, Sue Elizabeth 153 Scruggs, Edwin Keith 31,59,91,92,93,104,111,114,116,121,173 Scruggs, Raymond Michael 84,1 16,166 Seidel, Walter John 42,71,78,185 Sellers, Frankie Melvin 97,153 Senior Banquet 56 Senior Class Play 52 Senior Tri-Hi-Y 118 Senter, John Raleigh 153 Sexton, Brenda Gail 160 Shawver, Janice Edna 1 14 Shawver, Virginia Jean 88,90, 1 14, 166 Shelor, Mrs. Elizabeth 123 Sheltman, Mr. Guy 31,165 Shepperd, Kay Sharon 153 Shifflett, Francis Louise 90,173 Shifflett, Joann Amanda 34,71,124,125,126,185 Shifflett, Patricia Ann 100,114,153 231 Shinoult, Fern Weese 7 0,127,128 Shires, Connie Marshall 17,50,63,64,65,66,70,75,86,87, 1 19, 139,183,184,185 Shires, Ronnie Lee 102,142,144,166 Shortridge, Christina Marie 160 Showalter, Sally Brown 100,153 Showalter, Stephen Eric 83,114,153 Shuler, Mrs. Beulah 27 Shuler, Elizabeth Bettina 86,123,160 Shuler, William Lewis 166 Simmons, Charles Odell 71,139,185 Simmons, Jonathan Lee 160 Simmons, Lewis Mitchell 160 Simmons, Verlan Amos 153 Simpson, Charles Ellis, Jr. 82,94,95,96,155,160 Simpson, Donna Ellis 61,63, 1 14, 1 19, 122, 131, 168, 173 Simpson, Judith Ann 120,153 Simpson, Rebecca Luefta 127,160 Simpson, Terry Wayne 153 Sink, Thomas Jefferson 153 Siple, William Claude 82,160 Sizemore, Dennis Charles 160 Sizemore, Evelyn Ann 139,173 Sizemore, Patricia Dianne 127,160 Sizemore, Paula Gwen 57,65,70, 1 14, 1 19, 122, 131, 175, 186 Sizemore, Samuel Gene 153 Sizer, Jayne Markli 119,131,166 Slayton, Barbara Sue 153 Slayton, Glenna May 166 Slayton, Michael Allen 78,121,144,166 Sloan, Hallie Virginia 127,160 Slusher, James Elmore 166 Smith, Allen Howard 142,166 Smith, Allita Karen 153 Smith, Bonnie Mae 114,124,127,137,173 Smith, Charles Harvey 153 Smith, Chester Naul 144,166 Smith, David Matthews 160 Smith, Deborah Lee 127,160 Smith, Dennis Lee 166 Smith, Dorothy Grace 127,160 Smith, Miss Elizabeth 18,138 Smith, Emmett Edward 78,80,173 Smith, Harry Luther, Jr. 160 Smith, Henry Steven 167 Smith, Linda Marie 19,71,139,186 Smith, John Wayne 153 Smith, Karen Grey 160 Smith, Martha Joan 160 Smith, Pamela Lee 119,120,142,143,167 Smith, Robert Edward 21,139,144,160 Smith, Robert Wayne 18,122,131,144 Smith, Sherry Leigh 29,98,114,132,155,160 Smith, Stanton David 20,32,42,50,5 1,52,68,69,70,75,78,79, 102,107,114,116,136,183,186 Smith, Sue Ellen 167 Snead, Alfred Raymond 142,160 Snead, Douglas Alan 153 Snead, Mrs. Ellen 16 Snead, John Wentworth 102,103,160 Snedegar, Sterling Ray 167 Snider, David Lee 47,94,167 Snowe, Dana Corn 153 Snyder, Benjamin Lanier 153 Snyder, Julian Edward 160 Snyder, Margaret Louise 153 Sorbora, George Martin 173 Southers, Kathy Leigh 160 Spangler, Bernard McCutcheon 160 Spanish Club 131 Sparks, Timothy Hardy 160 Spellman, Ronald Lee 7 1, 1 14, 1 16, 1 17 Spellman, Wayne Lanier 1 32, 1 33, 60 Spraggins, Charles Christopher 97,153 Stair, David Dickinson 153 Stair, Randel Nelson 36,91,107,108,116,173 Stapleton, Karen Irene 1 14, 127, 160 Stapleton, Mary Katherine 124,167 Stapleton, Scott Clayton 56,186 Staton, Roger Erwin Stayton, Charles Wade 153 Steele, Allan Wayne 160 Steele, Ramona Virginia 160 Stephenson, Martha Elizabeth 132,161 Stinnett, George Edward 78,121,144,161 Stinnett, Michael Wayne 174 Stinnett, Robin Gail 160 Stinnett, Thomas Matthew 82 Stogdale, Diane Lynn Stogdale, Donna Regina 127,161 Stogdale, William Wayne 83,153 Stogdale, Wilton Eugene 153 Stone, Jackie Lynn 153 Student Cooperative Association 114 Stull, Dale Ernest 161 Stull, Steven Lewis 18,31,70,131,144,186 Sumner, Mrs. Elizabeth 20,21,131 Surber, Grable Addison 174 Sutherland, Mr. Ambler 32 Swaim, Carolyn Leigh 62,71,119,127,128,129,130,186 Swaim, Gary Harding 144,167 Swartz, John Holloway 33,70,78,91,92, 107, 108, 1 15, 1 16, 1 19, 183,186,189 Swartz, Maude Rae 100,148,153 Swartz, Mrs. Maude Rae 33,128,130 Swartz, Roy Edward, Jr. 7,49,71,91,115,116,131,186 Swartz, William Bruce 84,94, 107, 1 14, 1 16, 132, 133, 167 Sweetheart Dance 50 Switzer, Stella Marie 127,153 Sydenstrickler, Charles William 153 Taylor, Bonita 19,70,186 Taylor, Debra Ann 153 Taylor, Jacqueline 161 Taylor, Sandra Diane 142, 174 Terry, Donna Sue 33, 174 Terry, Patsy Ann 153 Terry, Virginia Gail 153 Thomas, Helen Marie 174 Thompson, Carla Faye 127,139,161 Thompson, Carol Sue 88,89,90,167 Thompson, Mrs. Flora 17,139 Thompson, Harold Lester 167 Thompson, John David Thompson, Juanita Karen 19,127,139,161 Thompson, Linda Sue 174 Thompson, Michael Layne 30,70,84, 107, 1 86 Thompson, Phillip Eugene 153 Thompson, Virginia Ann 153 Thrasher, Dianna Leigh 139,167 Thrasher, Gale Linda 42,46,61,65,70, 137, 179, 186 Thrasher, James Edward 153 Thurston, Charles Jack 142,144 Tigrett, Robert Dickson 167 Tingler, Hollis Glen 161 Tingler, Randel Dale 71,144,186 Tingler, William Lewis 139,174 Tinsley, Carolyn Sue 154 Tinsley, Claudia Lynn 154 Tolley, Linda Darlene 98,99,161 Tolley, Salina Sue 161 Topping, Bruce Carlton 144,161 Track Team 107 Traylor, Paula Sue 40,42,43,50,57,64,65,66,70, 1 14, 1 18, 1 19, 122,132,136,183,184,186 Treynor, Glenna Gail 115,174 Treynor, Larry Alan 104,174 Tucker, Albert Leroy 174 Tucker, Beverly Jean 161 Tucker, Burwin Edward 161 Tucker, Darlene Ann 65,70,119,126,128,129,130,184,186 Tucker, Darnell Walton 161 Tucker, Donna William 167 Tucker, Franklin Delano 174 Tucker, Jimmy Lee 161 Tucker, Linda Faye 167 Tucker, Lonnie Ray 154 Tucker, Lula Ann 154 Tucker, Michael Coleman 16 i Tucker, Patricia Marlene 174 Tucker, Ricky Payne 154 Tucker, Stephen Allan 17,46,52,54,55,71 , 12 1 , 139, 187 Tucker, Steven Wayne 154 Tucker, Virginia Pearl 71,139, 187 Tucker, William Daniel 154 Tuholsky, Mr. Joe 35 Turner, Linda Ann 127,161 Tyree, Carolyn Ruth 19,167 Tyree, Emmett Ashby 133,144,174 Tyree, Joyce Ann 71,135, 187 Tyree, Judith Lee 19,52,71, 137, 187 Unroe, Melody Anne 154 Unroe, Vera Inez 165,167 Vail, Leonard Wayne 174 Van Buren, Eugenia Lee 7 1 , 129, 139, 187 Van Buren, Johnny W., Jr. 154 Van Buren, Stephen Wayne 104,121,161 Van Lear, Richard Glenn 107, 142, 144, 167 Van Lear, William Douglas 142,143,161 Varsity Basketball 91 Varsity Cheerleaders 88 Varsity Club 121 Varsity Club Football 78 Vass, Marjorie Lynn Vess, Betty Inez 125,167 Vess, Betty Jane 19,125,161 Vess, David Nelson 154 Vess, Donald Edward 70,135,187 Vess, Thomas Wade 71,74, 135 Vest, John William 154 Vest, Nancy Carol 114,161 Vest, Obie Silas 161 Vest, Robert Allen 135,187 Via, Debra Lee 154 Via, James Franklin 71,139, 187 Via, Kathy Elaine 167 Via, Michael Wayne 5 1,75, 104, 12 1 , 174 Via, Wayne McKinley 70, 135, 187 Vipperman, Lawrence Elmer 174 Wade, Michael Sanford 5,32,70, 142, 187 Wade, Thomas Wayne 84, 102, 111, 142, 143, 167 Waldron, Delano Haywood 139,167 Walker, Mr. Charles 8,9, 14,72, 111,118, 126 Walker, Linda Sue 114,167 Wallace, Johnny Charles 135 Wallace, Josephine Lee 154 Wallis, David Allen 1 12,161 Walton, Bonita Carol 161 Walton, James Preston 102,167 Walton, Jeanne Marie 42,43,50,54,55,59,65,70,114,119 183,187,189,190 Walton, Mary Emma 19,33,69,75, 128, 129, 139, 187 Walton, Samuel Leroy 154 Walton, William Joseph 154 Warner, Pamela Rogers 120,154 Warwick, Michael Berkley 97,114,154 Warwick, Paul Edward 57,60,70, 1 16, 139, 142, 187 Washburn, Steve Rocky 144,161 Watson, Alma Joyce 124,167 Watson, Del mas Clayton 135,174 Watson, Eddie Lane 154 Watson, Franklin Neal 154 Watts, Robert Wayne 154 Watts, Vicky Lou 154 Webb, Gaye Lynn 154 Webb, Lewis Daniel 167 Weese, Mary Pearl 125,165,167 Wertz, Faye Darlene 139,142,167 Whitehead, Jimmy Vaden 161 Whitehead, Karen Sue 139,167 Whitehead, Roger Wayne 78,144, 167 Wicker, Mary Kathryne 49,64,65,67 ,68,7 1 , 1 19, 122, 132,Kj 187 Wickline, Donna Catherine 154 Wilcher, Brenda Darlene 161 Wilden, Frances Wilhelm, Carolyn Paige 127 Wilhelm, Forrest Van Lear 167 Wilhelm, Ted Collins 71,135,144,188 Wilhelm, William Blair 42,71,78,81,121,188 Wilkerson, Candace Louise 167 Wilkerson, Donna Maureen 154 Wilkerson, Randy 161 Wilkerson, Susan Lyman 154 Williams, Beverly Jean 154 Williams, Billy Lawson, Jr. 154 Williams, Carlton Lynn 83,154 Williams, Mr. James David 37,83,94 Williams, Janice Lee 142,143,174 Williams, Jonathan Daniel 50,82,91,104,106,121,161 Williams, Mary Ann 154 Williamson,Don Henderson 154 Willis, Russell Allen 161 Wilson, Donna Virginia 161 Wilson, Michael Lewis 161 Wilson, Vivian Jean 154 Wolfe, Beverly Sue 52,70, 1 14, 122, 125, 131 , 137, 139, 188, 18 Wolfe, Brenda Kay 161 Wolfe, Calvin Eugene 71,104,135,188 Wolfe, Danny Leroy 59,70,135,188 Wolfe, Donnie Lewis 161 Wolfe, Gary Wayne 154 Wolfe, Larry Arnold 188 Wolfe, Linda Jean 38,127,131,174 Wolfe, Miss Mary Helen 19 Wolfe, Nancy Jean 154 Wolfe, Poge Forrest, Jr. 174 Wolfe, Richard Albert 174 Wolfe, Rodney Eugene 161 Wolfe, Ruby Jane 127,161 Wood, Margaret Jane 161 Wood, Robert Joseph 78,121,174 Woodfolk, Grace Marie 127,154 Woodson, Mr. John 22,23 Worley, Jeanne Elaine 154 Wrenn, Cornell Cornelia 71,188 Wrestling Team 102 Wright, Anita Paige 98,99,120,127 Wright, Barbara Ann 167 Wright, Carolyn Louise 127,154 Wright, Jennifer Marie 38,58,119,133,138,174 Wright, Kathy Lee 58, 127, 139, 174 Wright, Linda Faye 71,98,139,188 Wright, Sharon Marie 142,167 Yachan, Ruth Davis 21,31,86, 1 14, 122,174 Young, Jay Barkley 18,71,138,188 Young, Stephen Wayne 140,141,142,143,161 Young, William Brahan 19,144,154 232 • ' . 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