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Paude Uene ad we dtn ll In turning back the pages of time, the staff has made some interesting discoveries regarding faculty members and others connected with Andrew Lewis High School. What we found we give you here: i. Mr. and Mrs. Kyle, 1925. Mrs. Pedigo, a grave and reverend senior at Farmville College. 3. Miss Sarah Goodwin, 4. Mr. Blayne Miller, some years (?) ago. sweet girl graduate from Salem High School. At the time of this picture, Mr. Kyle had just been given the principalship of the elementary schools in Bluefield, Virginia, and Mrs. Kyle was working for her B. S. degree at Radford State Teachers College. The picture was made by Jenkins Photo Company in 1925. Mrs. Pedigo (quote): “In the early teens my ear caught the whisper, ‘Some¬ thing lost behind the ranges.’ I felt called to teach. Before I was twenty-one I had attended the Woman’s College in Richmond, Virginia, one year, had graduated from the Farmville State Teachers’ College and had taught one year in ‘Our Town,’ Callaway, Virginia. “In autumn of my twenty-first year, I went to teach in the picturesque and delightful town of Tazewell, Virginia. Though my ever-present conscience always prodded me to duty, the three happy years I spent in Tazewell were more social than professional—more filled with delights than with drudgery. I cherish the memories of Tazewell’s scenery and its charming people. “Other towns in which I have taught are Rocky Mount, Roanoke and Salem. In each of these places, I have left big chunks of my heart. The many worthy people I have learned to love, and the boys and girls from here and there (now people I have learned to love, with their boys and girls), who occasionally cheer my faint heart with words of appreciation, just keep me believing that in spite of world conditions and some modern philosophies, life is truly worth living. When the question of guidance is being discussed, I always advise my pupils thus: ‘If you hope to make a living, don’t teach school. If you love people, love to teach, and have the true missionary spirit, then teach! But—you must have enough faith in God to believe that He will provide for your physical comforts when life ' s twilight comes.’ Whispers still come to my ear. I’m trusting Him.” Mr. Blayne Miller: At the time of this picture, we find Mr. Miller a “gentleman farmer,” age 10 years. Since then he has graduated from the University of Cincinnati, the Cin¬ cinnati Conservatory of Music and taught eight years in high school and university.
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Mr. and Mrs. Roland E. Cook Mrs. Cook Mr. Cook The above portraits were made in 1901 just after Mrs. Cook’s graduation from Salem High School. Mr. Cook be¬ came Superintendent of Roa¬ noke Count}- Schools five years later. To the ideals and ambitions of all those who have worthily preceded us in the history of Salem High School, we dedicate this thirty-first edition of the yearbook, The Pioneer. We appreciate the ideals which they have given us to follow, and we of Andrew Lewis High School have wished to follow them worthily. Especially, do we wish to pay tribute in this edition to our beloved Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Roland E. Cook, and to his admirable wife, Mrs. Ella Bullard Cook. We feel that their ideals exemplify the ideals of Salem High School and of Andrew Lewis High School. Mr. Cook, himself a scholar,, has labored to maintain a high standard of scholarship in the schools of Roanoke County during the thirty-five years of his superintendency. For this and particularly, for his ambitions and ideals in the erection and development of our own beautiful and modern Andrew Lewis High School, we are deeply appre¬ ciative. Mrs. Cook, a graduate of the first class of 1900 of Salem High School and a very charming lady, has ever been interested in the progress of our school. We are grateful to her for the ideals which she, as a graduate of the Class of 1900, has demonstrated in the beautiful example which she has given us. We take pleasure in expressing our appreciation, in this small way, to Mr. and Mrs. Cook, and to all who have had a part in establishing the ideals of our Alma Mater.
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cujxUn alo+icj, Me n uf, -Haste i. Mr. Voci, at the age of 29. 2. Mrs. G. G. DeHart when she was Miss Dorothy Wells, graduate of Salem High School, 1925. 3. Mrs. Clifford Rice, another member of our faculty, when she graduated from Salem High School, 1925. 4. Mr. and Mrs. Kyle in 1917. Mr. Voci was at Saltville, Virginia, when the above photograph was made. He tells us that he was working for Mathieson Alkali Works there. He came to Salem in 1926 and took over his duties as custodian of the beau¬ tiful new Andrew Lewis High School building with its erection in 1932. Mr. Voci says that he feels it is an honor to have an institution like ours to care for. He was a bricklayer prior to 1932. Mrs. DeHart graduated from Salem High School in 1925. She attended Virginia Intermont College and Roanoke College. She has been a teacher in the Roa¬ noke County Schools for the past fourteen years. Mrs. Rice graduated from Salem High School in 1925. While she was in high school she was a member of the girls’ basket ball team for two years. She majored in Latin at Randolph-Macon Woman’s College and received her A. B. degree from this college. In June, 1929, she served as Off-Campus House President and member of Student Council her senior year. She has been teaching in Salem High School since September, 1929. In August, 1932, she was married and she now has a son three years old. This picture of Mr. and Mrs. Kyle was made in the summer of 1920 in Nashville, Tenn. Mr. Kyle was a graduate student at Peabody College and Mrs. Kyle was a special student in a school of chemistry, majoring in dietetics. This was Mr. Kyle’s second summer in graduate school, working for M. S. degree in Secondary Education. Although Mr. Snapp would not bring us an old pic¬ ture of himself we have a few facts about him. Mr. Snapp came to Salem High School in 1924 and, during these seventeen years, he has taught English in every winter session. For approximately ten years Mr. Snapp has taught summer school. In summer school he has taught Latin, Civics, History, Mathematics and So¬ ciology. Senior English would hardly be Senior English without Mr. J. H. Snapp.
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