Andrew Lewis High School - Pioneer Yearbook (Salem, VA)

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(Pyv dU-r -t — -o. Vf Property of Library of iadrew Lewis Sigh School ANDREW LEWIS MIDDLE SCHOOL Salem, Virginia » % Property of Library of Andrew Lewis Schoo .. o- 14 HP " a r ' Q m 4r tf And some wear masks of woe, Of laughter some , Nor know they play Life’s Comedy of Tears. —James B. Kenyon 7he 1948 Pio-tieen, Presented, by THE STUDENTS OF mm lewis iiii.ii school SALEM, VIRGINIA O 9S jb education BECAUSE You have been an inspiration and a guide in this act of our real drama of life. BECAUSE For three years you have worked so unselfishly and so untiringly as sponsor of the Pioneer. BECAUSE We realize that you have given your best in the class¬ room. BECAUSE We appreciate your help— We, the staff of ’48, reserve this place in our book, just as we will always reserve a place in our hearts for you, Hie |ii 011 c p r Mrs. Mary M. Vaughan Pn,ala fue Behind, the curtain’s mystic fold the glowing future lies unrolled—Bret IIarte. For five years we, the class of forty-eight, have enjoyed the opportunity and privilege of attending Andrew Lewis High School. As we move on to the last scene of our performance, we begin to realize that the great day of graduation, for which we have so long been striving, is almost here. Let us reminisce over our high school years. Suddenly it dawns on us that this act of life is only one portion of the drama that is to be unfolded as the years roll on. It will be in our hands to determine some of the events in the play; others will be decided for us by our Creator. We are only the actors, yet we are the ones who can make or break the production. All parts are portrayed on this stage of life, and we must decide for ourselves whether we shall wear the masque of optimism or of pessimism. We shall find that each act has its moments of enjoyment, its moments of laughter, and those of sorrow. When the entire play is completed, we shall ask no more than that it shall have been of some value to each of us. Believing that the graduates would like a review of their years at Andrew Lewis, and that the underclassmen would like a ‘‘preview” of what is to come, we present for your enjoyment the Pioneer of 1948. The Staff of ’48 forty-eight Qua biAedtoA Sfieahi To Each Reader of the Pioneer: It is a privilege to have this opportunity of expressing to the faculty and to the student body my sincere appreciation of the courtesies and good fellowship shown me during the first year of my second principalship at Andrew Lewis High School. Especially do I ext end greetings and good wishes to each member of the Class of 1948. t The Pioneer records in picture and in story the worthy activities and highlights of achievement that have filled your days at Andrew Lewis. In the years to come may this record not only recall for you the friendships of youth and the happiness of school days, but may it also keep alive in you a steady devotion to your High School and the ideals for which it stands. Very sincerely, c E. B. Broadwater, Principal the pioneer IJrnyramntr Stafjjf of -2) i ieciasi4 Mr. E. B. Broadwater Principal Mrs. Adelle M. Bennett Librarian Mrs. Jewell Peters Boitnott Math, Algebra Mrs. Dorothea F. Chick (Grade 8) Science, Math Mr. L. Christensen Band Mr. Paul K. Coffman Science Miss Annie Virginia Cook Latin Mr. Herbert M. Copenhaver Physical Education, Assistant Coach Mrs. Margaret Easter History Mrs. Bertha C. Fisher English, Science Mrs. Mary O. Garner History, Geography Mrs. Gladys E. Gillespie English Miss Charlotte Goodwin Phy ics, Biology, Science Miss Mary H. Goodwin Typing Miss Sarah Goodwin English Miss Mary Louise Hearing (Grade 8) Science, Social Science Miss Mildred Heimlich (Grade 8) Music, Social Science Mrs. Julia B. Hylton (Grade 8) Math, Science Mrs. Lillian G. Jennings (Grade 8) Math, Science Miss Aminee W. Jones Typing, Bookkeeping Mrs. Opal S. Keffer Math, English, Algebra Miss Alice B. Kidd (Grade 8) English, Social Science Miss Mildred Kidd (Grade 8) English, Social Science Mr. Robert E. Kinzie Agriculture Assistant Miss Marie Lewis (Grade 8) English, Social Science Mr. Blake W. Liddle (Grade 8) English, Social Science Mr. C. R. Little Shop, Mechanical Drawing Mrs. Rose F. Little Latin, English tin; pioneer aj bilectanA, Mrs. Miriam S. Martindale Home Economics Mrs. Catherine G. Mason Math, Algebra Miss Annie McConkey Geometry, Trigonometry Mrs. Nancie F. Miller Home Economics Mrs. Nancy H. Milne (Grade 8) Science, Math Miss Marilyn Mitchell English, Geography Mrs. Mary S. Parrish (Grade 8) English, Math Mrs. Carrie Martin Pedigo English Mrs. Nelle H. Perry Music Mr. James E. Peters Agriculture Mrs. Vivian B. Prillaman (Grade 8) Math, Science Miss Elsie Proffitt Stenography, History, Geography Mrs. Louise D. Rice Algebra, Geometry Mr. Marshall Robinson Geography, Civics, Visual Education Mrs. Ethel S. Shockey Algebra Mrs. Forrest M. Smith Civics, Debating Mr. John FI. Snapp English, Sociology Mr. Guy H. Spruhan Athletic Coach Mrs. Pearl C. Strickler English, Public Speaking Mrs. Phyllis W. Terry Physical Education Mrs. Mary VI. Vaughan French Miss Leslie V. Watkins Biology Miss Priscilla Pauline Webb Biology, Chemistry Mrs. Elsie K. Wertz (Grade 8) English, Social Science Miss Mary E. Wright Assistant Librarian, Science Mrs. Nell D. Miller Secretary to Principal Miss Mary Ellen Darst Office Assistant Mrs. Bradley Manager of Cafeteria 0 r t y-e i g li I [ 7 ] Production Sta h Lula Cross Chapman .... Charles Dorsey. Ruby Kanode. Evelyn Chapman ) Judy Holladay John Turbyfill } . Joe Stoutamire Sue Robertson Peggy Smith. Barbara Caldwell ] Doris Crotts l • • • Bobby Croft James Kinzie J Bill Thompson. Joan Johnston. Cammie S potts. Evelyn Cain. Frances Wood. Donnie Spotts. Frankie Bishop ) Brent Huffman [ . Jimmy Robertson j Bobby Jeffreys 1. Bill Hughes Evelyn Gillispie.. Mrs. Mary M. Vaughan. Mrs. Rose Little. Mrs. Pearl C. Strickler . Editor-in-Chief Business and Advertising Manager . Assistant Editor Advertising Staff Circulation Manager ... . Circulation Staff . Activities Editor . Literary Editor . Editor of Classes Assistant Editor of Classes . Art Editor . Assistant Art Editor . Sports Editors . Photographers . Typist . Faculty Sponsor . Faculty Advisor . .Annual Follies Sponsor the pioneer iiPM ' iiiir SENIOR CUSS OFFICERS Theodore Hesmer. Brent Huffman. Cammie Spotts. Vance Cannaday. .... President Vice President . Secretary . . . . Treasurer In addition to our class officers, we are represented the following home-room presidents: on the Class Council by Vance Cannaday Joe Logan Jimmy Robertson Jack Crawford BactzcsiauHd Bill Thompson As the curtain rises on the last scene of our great play, we, the Senior Players are taking our places on the center of the stage. After four years of waiting for the moment, we are able to walk before our audience, not with stage fright but with a proud feeling—a feeling that only a Senior could understand. The scene changes from our Senior Ha41 and we find the Seniors enjoying a special privilege—Senior Day. There are no young actors anywhere—just Seniors. In the distance we hear a group singing for the Operetta, scheduled for May. Seated on the ground we see a group of students discussing the Senior Play. Until this year we didn’t realize how much the Staff of Directors had helped us in developing our attitudes and ideals during this great act. We’ll always remember their efforts and devotion. At Commencement, as the curtain closes on this scene, on our lips will be the words, “Andy Lou, we will always love you.” tlic pioneer Top Row—Across Barbara Alene Adams S. C. A., 4, 5. Betty Owen Adamson S. C. A., 1, 2; Y-Teens, 1, 2, 3, 5; Latin Club, 3, 5; Choral Club Accom¬ panist; Bible Club, 2; Basketball, 1; F. H. A., 2. Arbutus Mae Agee F. H. A., 1, 2, 3, 4; Y-Teens, 5; Choral Club, 1, 2; Operetta, 2; Junior Choir, 1, 2. Helen Jean Ames “Bitie” Y-Teens, 4; Latin Club, 3, 4, 5; Beta Club, 3, 4, 5, Secretary, 5; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4, s, Reporter, 4; Junior Choir, 4; Senior Choir, 5; May Court, 4; Class Council, 3. Gwyn Arden Andrews Y-Teens, 2, 3; Latin Club, 2, 3, 4, 5; Beta Club, 4, 5; Choral Club, 3, 4, 5; Junior Choir, 4; Senior Choir, 5; F. H. A., 5 - Bottom Row—Across Jeannine Marie Assaid F. H. A., 2, 3, 4; S. C. A., 5. Billye Jean Beamer Home Economics, 3; Latin Club, 3, 4, 5; Beta Club, 3, 4, 5, Vice President, 4, President, 5; Senior Mirror. Thomas Francis Beason “ Tommy” Latin Club, 3, 4, 5; Class Council, 2, 3; Annual Follies, 5; Mechanical Drawing, 5. Vernon Thomas Bess Latin Club. Frankie Eileen Bishop “ Yankie” Annual Staff, 5; Library Club, 2, 3, 4; Y-Teens, 4; Latin Club, 3, 4, 5; Public Speaking, 5; Book Week Program, 4; Sports Club, 2, 3, 4, 5; Basketball, 2, 3, 4, 5; Softball, 1, 2, 3, 4, s; Tennis, 2, 3, 4, 5; Ping Pong, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. forty-eight [ii] SENIORS • • • Top Row—Across William H. Bishop, Jr. S. C. A., 3; Annual Follies, 5; Me¬ chanical Drawing, 5; Band, 2, 3, 5. Betty Ann Blanton “Red” F. H. A., 3, 4; S. C. A., 4; Y-Teens, 3, 4, 5; Office Practice, 5. Warren Blosser F. F. A., 3, 4; Football Manager, 5; Shop, 1, 2; Mechanical Drawing, 4, 5; Monogram Club, 5. Sammie Blount Industrial Arts, 1, 2, 3, 4. Alice Virginia Bohon S. C. A., 4, 5; Y-Teens, 5; Beta Club, 3; Choral Club, 2; Ping Pong, 3. Bottom Row—Across Leon E. Boone F. F. A., 2, 3,4, 5; Shop, 2, 3,4, s Margaret Anne Boone “ Maggie ” S. C. A., 3; Y-Teens, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; Latin Club, 3, 4, 5; Beta Club, 3, 4, 5; Public Speaking, 5; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4, 5; Senior Choir, 5; Junior Choir, 2, 3, 4; Operetta, 3, 4, 5; Burns Program, 3; Andrew Lewis News, 5; Tennis, 2. Melvin C. Bowling Latin Club, 3, 4, 5. George Newton Bowman Latin Club, 3, 4, §; Latin Tournament, 4; Gymn Exhibit, 1; Cheerleader, 5. Nancy Brice F. H. A., 3; S. C. A., 4; Y-Teens, 4, 5. the pioneer SENIORS • • • Top Row—Across Joyce Brizendine F. H. A., i, 2, 3, 4; S. C. A., 4, 5. Eugene Brogan F. F. A., 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. Jean Brown F. H. A., 5, Treasurer, 5; S. C. A., 3; Y-Teens, 4, 5; Latin Club, 3, 4, 5; May Court, 4, 5. Judith Junkin Brown “ Judy” S. C. A., 3; Y-Teens, 4, 5; Latin Club, 3, 4, 5; Beta Club, 4, 5; Andrew Lewis News , 5; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4, 5; Senior Choir, 4, 5; Junior Choir, 2, 3; Operetta, 3, 4, 5; Burns Program, 3; Annual Follies, 5; Basketball, 3, 4; Softball, 2, 3; Senior Mirror; May Court, 5. Max Brown “ Deacon” Latin Club, 4, 5; Choral Club, 2, 3; Junior Choir, 2, 3; Band, 1, 2; Annual Follies, 5; Class Council, 4. Bottom Row—Across Doris Janet Bugg “Bugs Bunny” Y-Teens, 5; F. H. A., 2, 3, 4, 5. Juanita Rovelle Butt F. H. A., 3, Treasurer, 3; Library Club, 1, 2; Y-Teens, 3, 4, 5; Latin Club, 4, 5; Cheerleader, 5; Basketball, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; Softball, 1, 2, 3; Tennis, 2, 3; Sports Club, 2, 3, 4, 5, President, 4, Secretary, 5; May Court, 5. Buford E. Butts “Buddy” Annual Staff, 4; Hi-Y, 2, 3, 4, 5; Latin Club, 3, 4, 5; Tennis, 3; Class Council, 3, 4; Andrew Lewis News, 3; Key Club, 4. Barbara Caldwell “Bobbie” Annual Staff, 5; Library Club, 2, 3, 4, 5, Secretary, 3, President, 5; Latin Club, 3, S; Beta Club, 5; Y-Teens, 1, 2, 3, 4; F. H. A., 5. Doris Sheila Campbell Y-Teens, 4; F. H. A., 3; Office Practice, 5. [ 13 ] forty-eight SENIORS • • • Top Row—Across Lloyd W. Campbell, Jr. “Monk” S. C. A., 3; Hi-Y, 3, 4, 5; Latin Club, 3, 4, 5; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4, 5; Junior Choir, 2, 3, 4, Librarian, 4; Senior Choir, 5; Operetta, 4, 5; Cheerleader, 4, 5; Annual Follies, 4, 5. Marie E. Campbell F. H. A., 2, 3, 4, 5. Vance Cannaday “Pluto” Treasurer of Senior Class; Andrew Lewis News, 5; Gym Exhibit, 1, 2; Hi-Y, 5; Basketball, 3, 4, 5; Football, 2, 3, 4, 5; Public Speaking, 5; Choral Club, 3, 5; Monogram, 3, 5; Student Council, 5, President, 5: Class Council, 5; Oper¬ etta, 4, 5. David Carr “Coty” Latin Club, 3, 4, 5. William David Cecil “Billy” Hi-Y, 4, 5; Latin Club, 3, 4, 5; Beta Club, 3, 4, 5, Treasurer, 4; Key Club, 3, 4; Bank, 1, 2, 3; Tennis, 3; Senior Mirror. Bottom Row—Across Robert E. Lee Chadwick, Jr. “Bobby” Hi-Y, 4, 5; Latin Club, 3, 4, 5; Beta Club, 3, 4, 5; Latin Tournament, 4; Annual Follies, 5; Class Council, 2; Cheerleader, 5; Key Club, 3, 4. Andrew Chapman Latin Club, 3, 4, 5; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4, 5; Junior Choir, 2, 3, 4; Senior Choir, 5; Bank, 1, 2; Tennis, 3; Football, 3; Annual Follies, 5; Opereta, 3, 4, 5; Class Council. Evelyn Chapman “Evie” Y-Teens, x, 2, 3, 4, 5, Decoration Chairman, 5; Annual Staff, 5; S. C. A., 3; Latin Club, 3, 4, 5; Beta Club, 4, 5; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4, 5; Senior Choir, 3, 4, 5; Junior Choir, 2; Operetta, 2, 3, 4, 5; Burns Program, 3; May Court, 4, 5; Annual Foll ies, 5. Lula Cross Chapman Annual Staff, 4, 5, Editor-in-Chief, 5; Y-Teens, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, Devotional Chair¬ man, 4, 5; Latin Club, 3, 4, 5, Secretary, 5; Beta Club, 3, 4, 5; Public Speaking, 5; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4, 5; Junior Choir, 3; Senior Choir, 4, 5; Operetta, 2, 3, 4, 5; Annual Follies, 4, 5; Christmas Play, 4; Latin Tournament, 3; Burns Program, 3; Andrew Lewis Public Speaking Winner, 5; S. C. A., 3; Girls’ State Delegate; Senior Mirror; N. F. L., 5. Carolyn Charlton (lie pioneer SENIORS • • • Top Row—Across Ruth Leslie Clark James Edward Comer, Jr. “Jimmy” Hi-Y, 4, 5; Latin Club, 3, 4, 5; Projec¬ tion Club, 3, 4, 5; Beta Club, 3, 4, 5, Treasurer, 5; Key Club, 3, 4. Marlin Edsel Conner Hi-Y, 5. Arthur Jackson Crawford “Red” F. F. A., 2, 3, 4, President, 4; S. C. A., 2, 3, President, 3; Hi-Y, 3, 4, 5; Choral Club, 4, s; Senior Choir, 4, 5; Operetta, 4, 5; Annual Follies, 5; F. F. A., Public Speaking Contest, Winner 3,4; N. F. L., 5. Mary Lou Crosswhite “Lou” S. C. A., 2, 3; F. H. A., 2, 3; Y-Teens, 1, 2, 3; Latin Club, 2, 3; Public Speaking, 2, 3) 4 5; Sports Club 1; Andrew Lewis News, 4, 5, Editor, 5; Basketball, 1, 2, 3, 4; Tennis, 1, 2, 3, 4, 3, Champion, 4; Soft- ball, 1, 2, 3, 4; Ping Pong, 1, 2, 3. Bottom Row—Across Doris Josephine Crotts Annual Staff, 4, 5; Library Club, 2, 3, 4; Y-Teens, 4; Public Speaking, 4; Debating, 4. Bob Custer “Custer ' s Last Stand” F. F. A., 2, 3, 4, 5; Shop, 1, 2, 3. Junius Eugene Davis “Dave” Wallace Lynn Deyerle “Ichabod” Latin Club, 3, 4, 5; Projection Club, 3, 4, s; Annual Follies, 1, 5; Band, 1, 2, 3, Charlie Dorsey Annual Staff, 3, 4, 5, Business Manager, 5; Hi-Y, 4, s; Latin Club, 2, 3, 4, 5, President, 4, 5; Beta Club, 3, 4, 5, State President, 5; Tennis, 3; Key Club, 3, 4; Andrew Lewis News, 2, 3; Senior Mirror; Annual Follies, 4, 5 forty-eight [ 15 ] SENIORS • • • Top Row—Across Ella Mae Draper S. C. A., 3; Y-Teens, 3, 4, 5; Latin Club, 4, 5; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4, 5; Senior Choir, 4, 5; Junior Choir, 3; Operetta, 2,3,4,5; May Court, 4, 5; Annual Follies, 5; Burns Program, 3. Gene Draper S. C. A., 2, 3, 4; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4, 5; Senior Choir, 5; Junior Choir, 2, 3, 4; Band, 2, 3, 4, 5; Operetta, 2, 3, 4, 5; Annual Follies, 4. Charlotte Mae Driscoll F.H. A., 3, 4, s; Sports Club, 1, 2, 3, 5; Basketball, 1, 2, 3, 5; Softball, 1, 2, 3, 5; Volleyball, 5. Lou Anna Etter “Lou” F. H. A., 5; S. C. A., 2, 3, 4, s; Y-Teens, 4 - Harley Edward Ferris F. F. A., 3, 4; Hi-Y, 5; Shop, 3, 4, 5. Bottom Row—Across Peggy Francisco “Cisco” F. H. A., 1, 2; Library Club, 1; Y- Teens, 4; Sports Club, 1, 2, 3, 4; Basket¬ ball, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, Captain, 1, 2, 4; Softball, L 2, 3, 4, s, Captain, 1, 2, 3; Ping Pong, 3, 5_; Tennis, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; Band, 2, 3, 4, 5, Majorette, 5. June Frazier “June Bug” Annual Staff, 3; F. H. A., 5; Library Club, 2, 3; S. C. A., 2, 3; Y-Teens, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; Latin Club, 3, 4, 5; Public Speaking, 5; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4, 5; Senior Choir, 5; Basketball, 1, 2; Softball, 2; Operetta, 3, 4, 5; Annual Follies, 5. Rita Friend “ Whirlly” F. H. A., 4; S. C. A., 2, 3; Latin Club, 2; Public Speaking, 3; Gym Assistant, 3, 4, 5; Volleyball, 5. Mable Louise Gallion ■ “Lou” S. C. A., 3; Library Club, 1, 2, 3; Y-Teens, 2, 3; Latin Club, 3, 4, 5; Beta Club, 3, 4, 5; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4, 5; Senior Choir, 4, 5; Junior Choir, 2, 3; Basketball, 1, 2, 3, 4; Softball, 1, 2, 3; Annual Follies, 5; Operetta, 3, 4, 5; Burns Program, 3. Claudine Garman “ Pruney ” S. C. A., 3, 4; Library Club, 1, 5; Public Speaking, 5; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4, 5; Senior Choir, 4, 5; Junior Choir, 2, 3; Operetta, 3, 4, 5. the pioneer Top Row—Across Mildred Clara Garnett S. C. A., 3, 4; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4, 5; Senior Choir, 4, 5; Junior Choir, 2, 3; Operetta, 3, 4, 5; Burns Program, 3. Virginia Belle Garst F. H. A., 3, s; S. C. A., 3, 4; Y-Teens, 2, 3, 4, 5, Vice President, 4, President, 5; Cheerleader, 5. Mary Virginia Gaskins “ Ginny” F. H. A., 3; S. C. A., 4, 5; Bible Class; Bible Club, 3. Evelyn Mollie Gillispie Annual Staff, 4, 5; S. C. A., 3, 4, 5; Y-Teens, 2, 3, 4; Beta Club, 3, 4, 5; Choral Club, 2, 3, 5; Senior Choir, 5; Librarian, 5; Junior Choir, 3; Operetta, 3 5 - Ellen Goodwin S. C. A., 3, 4; Y-Teens, 1, 3, 4, 5; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4, 5; Senior Choir, 4, 5; Junior Choir, 3; Operetta, 3, 4, 5; Annual Follies, 5. Bottom Row—Across Earl F. Gregg Shop, 5; Annual Follies, 5. William Madison Grisso, 1r. “Mac” F. F. A., 2, 3, 4, s, Reporter, 3, Vice President, 4, President, 5; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4, s; Senior Choir, 4, 5; Junior Choir, 2, 3; Band, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; Operetta, 2, 3, 4, s; Annual Follies, 4; Stage, 3, 4, 5; Basketball, 4, 5; Senior Mirror. Sylvia Gay Grubb F. H. A., 3, 4, 5. Gordon M. Gunter “Stoop” F. F. A., 1, 2, 3; Hi-Y, 4; Sports Club, 3; Shop, 1, 2, 3, 4; Shop Exhibit, 2, 3. Posey S. Hall, Jr. F. F. A., 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; Shop, 1, 2; Key Club, 1, 2, 3, 4. forty-eight • • • Top Row—Across Genetta Ann Hambrick (Transfer Student) Melvin D. Harman Hi-Y, 4; Industrial Arts, 1, 2; Sports Club, 3. James C. Harris Hi-Y, 2; Latin Club, 2, 3, 4, 5; Beta Club, 3, 4, 5; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4, 5; Senior Choir, 4, 5; Junior Choir, 3; Key- Club, 3, 4; Operetta, 3, 4, 5; Annual Follies, 5. Mary Imogene Harris F. H. A., 5; Y-Teens, 4; Latin Club, 3 , 5 - Boyd Harrison Hi-Y, 2, 3, 4, 5; Public Speaking, 5; Monogram Club, 5; Shop, 2, 3; Me¬ chanical Drawing, 4; Football, 3, 4, 5; Band, 2, 3. Bottom Row—Across Jean Hartman S. C. A., 2, 3; Y-Teens, 2, 3, 4, 5; Latin Club, 3, 4, 5; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4, 5; Senior Choir, 5; Junior Choir, 3, 4; Tennis 4; Operetta, 3, 4, 5; Annual Follies, 5; Burns Program, 3. Lee Hartman, Jr. S. C. A., 5; Public Speaking, 4. Edith Edward Hayden “Floogy” Sports Club, 1, 5; Band, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; Basketball, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; Softball, 3, 4, 5; Gym Assistant, 5; Volleyball, 5; Tennis, 5 - Nadine Paulina Henderson “Dcanie” F. H. A., 3; S. C. A., 2, 3; Y-Teens, 3, 4, 5; Public Speaking, 5; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4, 5; Senior Choir, 4, 5; Junior Choir, 3; Operetta, 3, 4, 5. Theodore Hesmer, Jr. “ Skeeter ” Basketball, 4, 5; Football, 4, 5; Base¬ ball, 4, 5; Annual Follies, 4, 5; Choral Club, 5; Monogram Club, 4, 5; President of the Junior Class; President of the Senior Class; Senior Mirror. the pioneer SENIORS • • • Top Row—Across Lloyd Hinchee F. F. A., i, 2; Hi-Y, i, 2, 3, 4; Mono¬ gram Club, 3, 4; Student Council, 1, 2; Football, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. Jacqueline Ellen Hite “ J acque” Y-Teens, 1, 4; Latin Club, 4, 5; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4, s; Senior Choir, 4, 5; Junior Choir, 3; Operetta, 4, 5; Senior Mirror. Harold Nelvin Hoback Hi-Y, 5. Judy Wilmer Holladay Annual Staff, 3, 4, 5; Y-Teens, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; Latin Club, 2, 4, 5; Cheerleader, 5; Annual Follies, 3, 4, 5; May Court, 2, 5; Operetta, 3; Senior Mirror. Melvin Hollandsworth “Holly” Latin Club, 2, 3, 4, 5; Beta Club, 4, 5; Student Council, 3, 5; Operetta, 4, 5; Mechanical Drawing, 5; Football, 3, 4, 5; Basketball, 5; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4, 5, President, 5; Senior Choir, 4, 5; Junior Choir, 3; Key Club, 3, 4; Monogram Club, 4, 5; Senior Mirror. Bottom Row—Across Alice Hoover F. H. A., 3; S. C. A., 3j 4, 5; Choral Club, 2. Belle Hubbard S. C. A., 4; Library Club, 5. Joseph Roy Hubbard “Joe” S. C. A., 3; Hi-Y, 5; Shop, 3; Industrial Arts, 5; Mechanical Drawing, 4. Brent Huffman Annual Staff, 4, 5; F. F. A., 3, 4; N. F. L., 4, 5; Monogram Club, 4, 5, President, 5; Annual Follies, 4; Debating, 4, 5; President of the Sophomore Class; Football, 1, 2, 3, 4, s; Vice President of the Senior Class; Class Council, 3, 5; Senior Mirror. William Thomas Hughes, Jr. “Bill” Industrial Arts, 3; Annual Staff, 5; Hi-Y, 5; Latin Club, 3, 4, 5; Public Speaking, 5. forty-eight SENIORS • • • Top Row—Across Regina Hurt F. H. A., i, 2; S. C. A., 1, 2, 3, 4; Y- Teens, 1, 2; Junior Choir, 2, 3. Richard Hurt “ Curley ” F. F. A., 3, 4; Hi-Y, 5; Shop, 2. Jane Jamison “Janie” F. H. A., 3; S. C. A., 3, 4; Library Club, 5; Latin Club, 2, 3, 4, 5; Beta Club, 3, 4, 5; Tennis, 3; Book-week Contest Winne r, 2, 4. Elma Jean Jarvis F. H. A., 3; S. C. A., 2, 3; Sports Club, 3, 4; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4, 5; Senior Choir, 5; Junior Choir, 4; Operetta, 3, 4, 5; Basketball, 4; Softball, 1, 2, 3, 4. Robert H. Jeffreys Annual Staff, 5; Latin Club, 2, 3, 4, 5; Beta Club, 3, 4, 5; Public Speaking, 5; Choral Club, 3, 4, 5; Senior Choir, 4, 5; Junior Choir, 3; Operetta, 3, 4, 5. Bottom Row—Across Evelyn Edna Johnson S. C. A., 5; Y-Teens, 2, 3, 4, 5; Choral Club, 4, 5; Senior Choir, 5; Junior Choir, 4; Sports Club, 3, 4, 5; Basketball, 2, 3, 4, 5; Softball, 2, 3, 4, 5; Office Practice, 5; Operetta, 5. Joan Neal Johnston Annual Staff, 5; F. H. A., 3; S. C. A., 2, 3; Y-Teens, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, Program Chairman, 2, 5; Latin Club, 3, 4, 5; Beta Club, 4, 5, Vice President, 5; Public Speaking, 3, 4; N. F. L., 4, 5, President, 5; Band, 1, 2; Operetta, 1, 2, 4; Andrew Lewis Public Speaking Winner, 4; Secretary Junior Class; Annual Follies, 2; Class Council, 4; D. A. R. Award Winner; Senior Mirror; Magazine Sub¬ scription Winner, 2; A. L. Representative for State Safety Council, 4; Public Speaker in District Forensic Contest, 4; May Court, 5. Charles H. Jones “ Charlie ” Hi-Y, 5; (Transfer Student) James Jones Donald Keith Shop, 2, 3, 4, s; Debating, 4, 5; Hi-Y, 2, 3, 4, 5; Latin Club, 3, 4; Monogram Club, 3, 4, 5; Football, 5; Basketball, 5; Baseball, 4, 5; Football Manager, 3. the pioneer SENIORS • • • Top Row—Across James Edward Kinzie Annual Staff, 3, 4, 5; Hi-Y, 2, 3, 4, 5; Latin Club, 2, 3, 4, 5; Choral Club, 4, 5, Vice President, 5; Senior Choir, 5; Junior Choir, 4; Key Club, 3, 4; Andrew Lewis News, 1, 2; Annual Follies, 2, 3, 4, 5; Tennis, 3; Operetta, 5; Class Council, 1; Senior Mirror. Ruth Lagerholm F. H. A, 3. Doris Marie Lane F. H. A., 5; Y-Teens, 2, 3, 4, 5; Choral Club, 4, 5; Senior Choir, 5; Junior Choir, 4; Operetta, 5; Sports Club, 3, 4, 5; Softball, 2, 3, 4, 5; Basketball, 2, 3, 4, 5; Office Practice, 5. Faye Costella Lavinder Operetta, 5; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4, 5; Senior Choir, 5; Junior Choir, 4; F. H. A., 3, 4, S; S. C. A., 2, 3; Y-Teens, 2. James Henry Leighton “Lightning” Shop, 2, 3, 4, 5. Bottom Row—Across Stranna Leslie F. H. A., 3, 4, Vice President, 4; Library Club, 4, 5, Vice President, 4, 5; Choral Club, 4, 5; Senior Choir, 5; Junior Choir, 4; Operetta, 5. Joseph D. Logan Veterans Club, 4. Annetta Loman S. C. A., 4, s; Y-Teens, 4, 5; Public Speaking, 5. (Transfer Student) Betty Lucas F. H. A., 2, 3; Library Club, 3; Y- Teens, 2, 3, 4; Public Speaking, 4. (Transfer Student) Clarence Maberry, Jr. “Duke” Latin Club, 2; Public Speaking, 3, 4; Football, 3, 4, 5; Basketball, 4, 5; Base¬ ball, 4, 5; Ping Pong, 5; Annual Follies, 3, 4; Shop, 2, 3, 4, 5; Monogram Club, 4 , 5 forty-eight • • 0 s Top Row—Across Rachel S. McCormick “Mac” F. H. A., 3, 5; S. C. A., 4, 5; Beta Club, 3 . 4 , 5 - Virginia Mae McCray F. H. A., 1, 2; S. C. A., 2, 3, 4; Library Club, 2; Basketball, 2, 3. John William Miller “ Pummel” Latin Club, 3, 4; Tennis, 3, 4; Football, 2, 3, 4; Class Council, 2. Ora May Miller “May” S. C. A., 3, 4; Bible Club, 3; Y-Teens 3, 5, Sergeant-at-Arms, 5; Latin Club, 3, 4, S; Beta Club, 3, 4, 5, Secretary, 5; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4, 5, Treasurer, 5; Senior Choir, 4, 5; Junior Choir, 3; Basketball, 3, 4; Annual Follies, 5; Operetta, 3, 4, 5; Senior Mirror; May Court, 4, Queen, 5. Chester Ray Mills Bottom Row—Across Lillian Moses S. C. A., 3, 4; Beta Club, 3, 4, 5. Jack Russell Mowbray Hi-Y, 5; Shop, 5; Debating, 3; Foot¬ ball, 5. Mary Louise Musser Y-Teens, 4, 5; Latin Club, 4, 5; Beta Club, 4, 5; Public Speaking, 5; Choral Club, 5; Senior Choir, 4, 5; Operetta, 4, 5; Annual Follies, 5. Thomas Garth Nelson Latin Club, 3, 4, 5; Projection Club, 3, 4, 5, Chairman 4, 5; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4, 5; Senior Choir, 4, 5; Junior Choir, 2, 3; Monogram Club, 5; Annual Follies, 5; Operetta, 3, 4, 5; Burns Program, 3; Basketball Manager, 4; Senior Mirror. Audrey Lee Nichols S. C. A., 4, 5; Latin Club, 4, 5; Beta Club, 4, 5; Public Speaking, 5; Class Council, 2; Vice President of the Fresh¬ man Class. f 22 1 5 the pioneer • • Top Row—Across Barbara Ann Norris Y-Teens, I, 2, 3, 4, 5; Latin Club, 3, 4, 5; Tennis, 3; Annual Follies, 4; Basket¬ ball, 5; Sports Club 5, Tennis, 5. Arnold Overstreet Shop, 3, 5; Sports Club, 5, Tennis, 5. Betty Painter F. H. A., 5; Latin Club, 4, 5. Carrie Lee Patteson F. H. A., 3; Class Council, 4. Marvin Glenn Peters “Pete” Latin Club, 4, 5; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4, 5; Senior Choir, 5; Junior Choir, 4; Operetta, 3, 4; Shop, 2, 3; Football, 2, 3. Bottom Row—Across Aubrey C. Plunkett “Buck” F. F. A., 2, 3, 4; Shop, 3, 4. Ralph Plunkett “Red” F. F. A., 2, 3, 4, s; Shop, 2,3,4. William Lumsden Poage “Bill” F. F. A., 3, 4, s; Shop, 2, 3. Marjory Sue Poff “Margie” F. H. A., 3; Latin Club, 2; Sports Club, 4; Band, 1, 2, 3, 4; Basketball, 1, 2, 3, 5; Softball, 1, 2, 3;Ping Pong, 2; Volleyball, 5. Joyce Price “ Blondie” F. H. A., 2, 3; S. C. A., 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; Latin Club, 3, 4; Beta Club, 3, 4, 5; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4, 5; Senior Choir, 4, 5; Junior Choir, 2, 3; Operetta, 3, 4, 5. forty-eight [ 23 ] Mill IIS • • • Top Row—Across Johnny P. Rector Latin Club, 2, 3, 4, 5; Annual Follies, 5. Reba Cornelia Reese F. G. A., 2, 3; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4, 5; Senior Choir, 4, 5; Junior Choir, 2, 3; Operetta, 4, 5. Virginia Alice Roberts Annual Staff, 4; S. C. A., 5; F. H. A., 3; Office Practice, 5. James Harris Robertson “Jimmy” Annual Staff, 4, 5; Latin Club, 3, 4, 5, Treasurer, 3; Public Speaking, 5; Mono¬ gram Club, 3, 4, 5; Annual Follies, 3, 4, 5; Class Council, 2, 3, 4, 5; Student Council, 3,5,Treasurer, 5; Football, 3,4,5; Football Manager, 2; Basketball, 2, 3, 4, 5, Co- Captain, 4, 5; Baseball, 1, 2, 4, 5; Senior Mirror Lloyd Mason Rowe Shop, 4, 5. Bottom Row—Across Peggy Joanne Rushbrooke S. C. A., 2, 3; Y-Teens, 1, 3, 4, 5; Latin Club, 3, 4, 5; Public Speaking, 5; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4, 5; Senior Choir, 4, 5; Junior Choir, 3; Tennis, 4; Operetta, 3, 4, 5; Burns Program, 3; Class Council, 3, Theodora Sava “Teddy” F. H. A., 2, 3; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4; Senior Choir, 4; Operetta, 2, 3, 4; Soft- ball, 1, 2; Basketball, 1, 2; Tennis, 2; Sports Club, 2. Emily Thomas Scott “ Scottie” F. H. A., 2, 3; S. C. A., 5; Beta Club, 4 , 5 - Kitty Jane Scott “ Janey ” S. C. A., 2, 3; Y-Teens, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; Latin Club, 3, 4, 5; Beta Club, 4, 5; Choral Club, 2, 3; Senior Choir, 4, 5; Junior Choir, 3; Operetta, 3, 4, 5; Burns Program, 3; Annual Follies, 5; Tennis, 3. Edward Scruggs Latin Club, 3, 4, 5; Projection Club, 2, 3, 4, 5; Annual Follies, 5; Tennis, 3. [ 24 ] the pioneer SENIORS • • • Top Row—Across John Maurice Shank Latin Club, 2, 3, 4; Beta Club, 3, 4, 5; Public Speaking, 3; Key Club, 3, 4; Annual Follies, 4, 5; Operetta, 4; Boys’ State Delegate; Cheerleader, 3,4, 5. Homer L. Showalter F. F. A., 2, 3, 4, 5; Hi-Y, 2, 3, 4, 5; Shop, 3. Orville Sigmon “Sig” Handicraft Club, 4; Shop, 3, 4, 5. Lorene Mae Simpson F. H. A., 3, 4; S. C. A., 2, 3, 4; Y-Teens, 3; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4, 5; Senior Choir, 5; junior Choir, 3, 4; Operetta, 3, 4, 5. Betty Jean Sisk F. H. A., 3, 4; S. C. A., 1, 2, 3, 4; Basketball, 2, 3. Bottom Row—Across David E. Sisler Hi-Y, 3, 4, 5, Treasurer, 5; Choral Club, 3, 4, 5; Senior Choir, 3, 4, 5; Operetta, 3, 4, 5; Annual Follies, 5. Eddie Glenn Smith Shop, 3, 4; F. F. A., 3, 4. Ella Irene Smith F. H. A., 3; S. C. A., 3, 4, 5, Secretary, 5; Y-Teens, 4, 5; Office Practice, 5. Frances Smith F. H. A., 2, 3. Martha Jean Smith F. H. A., 3; S. C. A., 2, 3, 4; Y-Teens, 4 - forty-eight [ 25 ] SENIORS • • • Top Row—Across Peggy Anne Smith “ Smitty” Annual Staff, 4, 5; F. H. A., 3; S. C. A., 3; Y-Teens, 4, 5; Cheerleader, 5; Office Practice, 5. Constance Lane Stevens “ Connie ’ ’ S. c. A., 3; Y-Teens, 3, 4, 5; Latin Club, 3, 4, 5; Choral Club, 3, 4; Senior Choir, 4; Junior Choir, 3; Burns Program, 3; Operetta, 3, 4; Annual Follies, 4, 5; Andrew Lewis News, 5; May Court, 5. Robert Stacy Latin Club, 4; Shop, 2. Jean Elizabeth Stanford S. C. A., 2; Y-Teens, 4; Latin Club, 2, 3, 4, 5; Public Speaking, 5; Choral Club, 5; Senior Choir, 5; Operetta, 5. Rose Cameron Spotts “ Cammie” Industrial Arts, 5; Annual Staff, 4, 5; S. C. A., 3; Y-Teens, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, Vice President, 1, President, 2, Art Chairman, 5; Latin Club, 2, 3, 4, 5; Projection Club, 3, 4, 5, Secretary, 4, 5; Beta Club, 3, 4, 5; Band, 1; Ping Pong, 3; Basketball, 5; Annual Follies, 5; May Court, 2, 3, 4, 5; Class Council, 4, 5; Secretary of the Senior Class; Senior Mirror; Sports Club, 5; Student Council, 5, Secretary, 5. Bottom Row—Across George St. John F. F. A., 2; Hi-Y, 3, 4, 5; Public Speak¬ ing, 5; Monogram Club, 3, 4, 5; Senior Choir, 5; Football, 2, 3, 4, 5, Captain, 5; Basketball, 3, 4, 5; Annual Follies, 3, 4, 5; Treasurer of the Sophomore and Junior Classes; Senior Mirror. Alvin Stump “ Boney ” Latin Club, 3, 4; Shop, 4, 5; Public Speaking, 4; N. F. L., 5. Margaret Elizabeth Thomas “Tom” S. C. A., 3; Y-Teens, 2, 3, 4; Public Speaking, 5. Norma Jean Thomas “Bean” S. C. A., 3, 4; Y-Teens, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; Public Speaking, 5; Band, 2, 3, 4, 5; Softball, 1, 2; Annual Follies, 4; Senior Mirror. William A. Thompson, [r. “Bill” Annual Staff, 5; Hi-Y, 2, 3, 4, 5, Pro¬ gram Chairman, 4; President, 5; Latin Club, 3, 4, 5, Praetor, 4; Projection Club, 3, 4, 5, Vice Chairman, 4, 5; Monogram Club, 5; Key Club, 3, 4, Vice President, 4; Football, 3, 4, 5; Annual Follies, 3, 4; Vice President of the Junior Class; Student Council, 5; Senior Mirror. [ 26 ] the pioneer SENIORS • • • Top Row—Across Robert S. Thornhill “Bob” F. F. A., 3, 4; Hi-Y, 4, 5; Shop, 4, 5. William Herald Thornhill F. F. A., 3, 4; Hi-Y, s; Shop, 3, 5. Ray Varney “Creep” Hi-Y, 5; Shop, 3; Mechanical Drawing, 3 - Doris Ellen Via “Dot” S. C. A., 4, 5. Betty Jane Viar “Janie” F. H. A., 4; Latin Club, 3, 4, 5; Beta Club, 3, 4, 5; Sports Club, 3, 4, 5, Vice President, 5; Basketball, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; Softball, 2, 3, 5; Ping Pong, 3; Volley¬ ball, 5. Bottom Row—Across Patricia Anne Wallace “Pat” Y-Teens, 3; Latin Club, 2, 3; Beta Club, 3, 4, 5. Jeanette Mae Watson Y-Teens, 3, 4; Latin Club, 3, 4, 5; Beta Club, 3, 4, 5; Public Speaking, 5; Sports Club, 2, 3, 4, 5, Secretary, 4, President, 5; Basketball, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; Softball, 1, 2, 3, 4, s; Ping Pong, 3, 5; Tennis, 2, 3, 5; Senior Mirror; Volley¬ ball, 5. James Welcher, Jr. “Red” F. F. A., 2, 3, 4; S. C. A., 3; Hi-Y, 2, 3, Monogram Club, 5; Football, 2, 3, 4, 5; Basketball, 5; Baseball, 2, 4, 5; Me¬ chanical Drawing, 4, 5. Eugene West Hi-Y, 4, 5; Shop, 3, 4; Mechanical Drawing, 5. Mary Ann Wilkins F. H. A., 5, Vice President, 5; Y-Teens, 3, 4, s; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4, 5; Senior Choir, 4, 5, Secretary, 5; Junior Choir, 2, 3; Annual Follies, 5; Operetta, 3, 4, 5; Burns Program, 3; Class Council, 3; Treasurer of the Sophomore Class; Senior Mirror. forty-eight SENIORS • • • Top Row—Across Jack Willett Shop, 3, 5; Class Council, 2; Key Club, 3; Band, 1, 2; Football, 5; Senior Mirror. Donald Jessie Wimmer “Soup” Monogram Club, 4, 5; Sports Club, 4; Baseball, 4, 5; Football Manager, 5. Marie Wirt Choral Club, 2, 3, 4, 5; Senior Choir, 5; Junior Choir, 4; Operetta, 5. Marjorie McDonald Woods “Midge” Y-Teens, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, Decoration Chairman, 5; Latin Club, 3, 4, 5; Choral Club, 2, 3, 4, 5; Senior Choir, 4, 5; Junior Choir, 2, 3; Andrew Lewis News, 5; May Court, 3, 4, 5; Annual Follies, 4, 5; Operetta, 3, 4, 5; Burns Program, 3; Senior Mirror. Betty Ann Wright F. H. A., s; S. C. A., 3; Y-Teens, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; Choral Club, 4, 5; Senior Choir, 5; Junior Choir, 4; Operetta, 5. Bottom Row—Across Harold Wright, Jr. F. F. A., s; Shop, 5. Jack Wright F. F. A., 3, 4, s; Key Club, 3. Nancy Lee Wright F. H. A., 3, 4; Y-Teens, 3; Latin Club, 3, 4, 5; Annual Follies, 5. Claudine Young F. H. A., 3; S. C. A., 4, 5. Ronald Zoll Latin Club, 3; Shop, 5. SENIORS NOT PICTURED James Hicks Glenn Perfater “Buddy” Edna Turner F. H. A., 3; S. C. A., 3. Barry Reid Jamison Choral Club, 2, 3, 4, 5; Senior Choir, 4, s; Junior Choir, 2, 3; Operetta, 3, 4, 5; Industrial Arts, 4; Shop, 2, 3; Band, 3. Nancy Lee Sandige (Transfer Student) Keith Sowder [ 28 ] James Edward Wirt Shop, 2, 3. Lamuel Allison Wirt, Jr. “Jack” Shop, 1, 2, 3 ' , 4, 5. the pioneer Guniain Gall Most Popular Ora May Miller “Skeeter” Hesmer Most Talented Jacque Hite James Kinzie Most Personality Judy Holladay Brent Huffman Most Versatile Joan Johnston Charlie Dorsey forty-eight [ 29 ] GuntaUt Gail Most Likely to Succeed Lula Cross Chapman Melvin Hollandsworth Most Attractive Mary Ann Wilkins Jack Willett Most Athletic Jeanette Watson George St. John Best Students Jean Beamer Billy Cecil the pioneer Gusitai+t Gall Typical Seniors Cammie Spotts Bill Thompson Wittiest Jean Thomas Jimmy Robertson Cutest Midge Woods Garth Nelson Friendliest Judy Brown Mac Grisso forty-eight Hackltcufi Scenes to Remember: i— P. N.? P. A.? — I. Q.? 2 —The Stars do a little Civics. 3 —Study is the theme. 4— Do, re, me — Let ' s sing! 5 —Discipuli Ciceronis (?) 6— Careful, boys! 7— “Going around in circles.” 8—“ . . Lay on, Macduff.” 9 —hVatch your grammar. 10 —All keyed up. 11— Figures—er figure—at Xmas Formal. 12— Oh, Romeo,! My Romeo! [ 32 ] the pioneer JUNIOR CUSS OFFICERS J. M. Young . President James Farmer . Vice President Joyce Jennings . Secretary Patricia Smiley . Treasurer In addition to our class officers, we are represented on the Class Council by the following home-room presidents: Hubert Bain Violet Jamison James McNutt Jimmy Farmer J. M. Young Bac za. ' uuutd Action! Lights! Curtain! We, the starlets of ’48, are giving our dress rehearsal. We sponsored the Junior-Senior Prom and helped with the props for various school activities. The last scene in this great act is our main goal. Ah! to march out of the auditorium, first. To have a role in the Senior Play and Opere tta is superb. So, as we take our cue from the stars, we will strive to follow the lines of leadership and responsibility left us. the pioneer Faye Adams Naomi Altice Mary Andrews Hubert Bain Paris Bain Alice Baker Ellen Baker Dalton Baugess Lois Bayse Virginia Beamer Clyde Beard James Blount Fay Boldish Cecil Boone Iris Boone Norvin Boone Martha Bramlett Bob Brammer Ruth Brogan Don Brown Evelyn Cain Betty Cammer Betty Brown Campbell Betty Campbell Dolores Chelf Bill Childress Ann Churchman Rhea Clark Vincent Clinevell Fayth Ann Conner Janet Cox Martha Crawford forty-eight JUNIORS Robert Croft Marvin Crowe Maria Cushman Virginia Davis Faye Deyerle Joyce Dillon Madeline Donahue Phyllis Dooley Betty Mae Doyle Billy Doyle Phyllis Draper Janet Eller Bill Elmore Dudley Engleby Bill Ervin Betty Eubank Virginia Fariss James Farmer Jack Ferrell Leo Ferris Frances Flannagan Bob Frank Joanne Frazier Allan Frazier Louise Fringer Roveta Lee Frye Virginia Garrett Charlotte Garst Lula Gentry Melvin Good Herbert Gordon Stanley Graham the pioneer JUKI Hits Trubie Graham Lawrence Hancock Eloise Hannah Nellie Harmon Murlene Harris Bernard Hart Robert Hartman Nancy Harveycutter Edgar Glenn Hayes Charlotte Hill Mae Hill Betty Horne Doris Hubbard Pat Hubbard Charles Humphreys Harry Humphreys Nancy James Violet Jamison Joyce Jennings Jimmy Johnson Ruth Johnson Nancy Johnston Julius Jones Jo Ann Jorden Ruby Kanode Arnold Keaton Elizabeth Kilby Martha Kime Wanda Kirby John Kinder William Lane Elva Lavender forty-eight JUNIORS Betty Jean Lawson Dan Leonard Jean Lucas Dennis McCarter Jimmy M cCauley Billy McCauley Edward McDaniel Diana Miller James Franklin Mowbray Donna Oliver Nancy O’Niell Betty Ann Owen Jean Painter Wanda Patteson John Ferrow Keturah Pillow David Plunkett Fred Plybon Dick Powell Jean Price Elaine Ramsey Jack Rice Eldridge Richards Polly Rierson Max Rife Doris Roop Joyce Rusher Betty Saul Phyllis Schaffer Harless Scott Dorothy Shank Mary Jane Shephard the pioneer Betty Showalter Kathrine Simpson Pat Smiley Phyllis Smith Josephine Spangler Margaret Staedel Mary Stanley Nell Starkey Ann Stuart Daisy " Taliaferro Charles Taylor Joyce Terry Thomas Tingler Reginal Tomblin John Turbyfill Jo Ann Turner Betty Turpin Virginia Louise Webber Richard West Joe Wilbourne Etheleen Wiseman Billy Wimmer Betty Lou Wood Evelyn Wood Frances Wood J. M. Young i o r t y-e i g li 1 feacnA.ta.ai i —Look at that line-up! 2— Annual event. 3— Jimmy Nelson and Danny. 4— Box office. 5— Latin Club picnic. 6— Cast lunches in cafeteria. 7—“ Save the Bones.” 8— Well, it ' s this way — 9— Peacock Alley of A. L. 10— Mr. Interlocutor and ensemble. 11—“ Two bits, four bits.” 12 —Camouflage artist. L 40 J the pioneer SOPHOMORE CUSS OFFICERS Joe Stoutamire. President Robert Gibson. Vice President Evelyn Garst. Secretary Sue Robertson. Treasurer In addition to our class officers, we were represented on the Class Council by the following home-room presidents: Jimmy Black, Robert Gibson, Glenn Lewis, Sue Robertson, Norris Martin, Lena Edwards, Naomi Gregson, Joe Stoutamire. Backa ' iauttd As Sophomores, we now feel the true atmosphere of a high school engagement. As the flood lights are turned on us, we are proud to spot a number of our tableaux. Out of 240 of our members, 25 have been installed in the Beta Club. No longer are we in the galleries, but are recognized as part of the real audience and take our place in the main auditorium. We know that our training here at Andrew Lewis will help us a great deal in the future, with the aid of our teachers and more experienced actors. We will obtain not only knowledge from books, but will receive a deeper understanding of the true value of life. tli e pioneer Richard Agee Lynnwood Angle Barbara Ames Norma Assaid Phil Atkinson Joann Austin Buddy Baker Doris Beahm Bruce Bohon Almeta Bohon Gerald Boone Norma Jean Boone Catherine Booth George Bowling Helen Bowman Eleanor Brillhart Jean Brogan Joanne Campbell Betty Jean Carper Charles Carper Janet Carter Sheridan Carter Janie Cawley Winston Chelf Bobby Cofer M innie Collins Wilma Collins Paul Copenhaver John Cross Kenneth Crowe Joan Crawford Mary Crawford Martha Jane Curry William Davenport Annie Davis Vona Lee Deel Delois DeHart J. Arthur Deyerle Sarah Jane Dillon Jacqueline Doss Roberta Draper Lois Edwards Nell Eller Jimmy Evans Edna Mae Fauber Ruby Ferguson Lucille Fisher Virginia Francisco Spencer Frantz Judith Furrow Betsy Galbraith Pat Gallagher Mary Sue Garrett Bubbles Garst Evelyn Garst Jack Garst Charles Gearhart Frank Gearhart Elizabeth Gibson Francis Gibson SOPHOMORES Robert Gibson Fay Gray Helen Gray Lilburn Gray Naomi Gregson Julius Goodwin Dwight Grisso Wesley Grisso Kay Groshart Barbara Grossman Charles Hall Betty Lou Hancock Helen Harter Shirley Hartman Jack Hartman Edith Harris Joan Haupt Anna Hill Lucille Hill Dick Hite William Hite Louise Hollandsworth Henry Holliday Bobby Horne Regina Howard Iris Howery Garland Hull Robert Hurt Dorothy Ann Jones David Kelly Claudette Kemper Bates Killinger Jimmy Kirkwood Alonza Kittinger George Kolmer Doris Koogler Lucille Lee Carolyn Leffel Douglas Ann Lewis Glenn Lewis June Logan Jean Lumsden Ralph Mabes Joan Manning Andrew Martin Norris Martin Kenneth Martin Janet Martin Loretta Maxey Elinor Miller David Miller Randolph Mitchell Drew Moore Jean Lynn Moore Bobby Moore Eleanor Morgan Stella Morgan H. M. Morris Betty Moses Darlene Mowbray Joe Murphy Doris Mutter June Newman Wayne Nienke Beverly Obensiiain Kenneth Otey Frances Overfelt Jimmy Peters Lillie Plybon Lucille Poage Betty Powers June Propps Iris Reese Anne Cecil Renick Robert E. Richardson Anne Robertson Fannie Sue Robertson Sue Robertson Elizabeth Sellers Helen Shepard Bobby Shelton Bill Simmons Elsie Smallwood Edna Smith Gloria Dean Smith Donnie Spotts Louise Spradlin Annie Stanley Anne St. Clair Norman Stemple Joe Stoutamire Irene Swedberg Kathleen Taylor Charlotte Thomas Dolores Thomas Donald Thompson Robert Thompson Sarah Thompson Hazel Tinsley Maxine Trevey Doris Turner Betty Jean Turner Nancy Turner Ruth Turner Corbin Wade Charles Webster Mary Ellen Whitmore Joyce Wood Nancy Wood Eugenia Yarbrough [ 45 ] Hachltcu e i —Our own Mr. and Mrs. 2 — Rarin ' to go. 3 —Songbird Judy at Xmas dance. 4—“ Qu’est-ce quec.estV’ S— Y-Teens decorate. 6—“ Robie " speaks. 7 —Math was never like this. 8 —Skipping (?) 9 —A galatcy of “Stars”! 10 —If you don’t know, we won’t tell you. 11 —Three happy backs. 12 —Maestro Kinzie steals the show. , | the pioneer FRESHMAN CLASS OFFICERS Malcolm Lee Minnick. President Richard Minnix. Vice President Marian Chapman. Secretary Harold Pillow. Treasurer In addition to our class officers, we are represented on the Class Council by the following home-room presidents: Howard Bowers Bobby Starkey Sonny Loud Marian Chapman Douglas Walker Mac Minnick Pete Garst Joe Rushbrooke liacktyio-und We are very proud of our Freshman Class and know that you will hear great things from us. We had thought that we were big stars in the eighth grade but now we realize that, as our play advances, we were only little stars, and have more respon¬ sibility to our school. We have a reporter on the Newspaper Staff and an officer in the Latin Club. In the Sports Club, Future Homemakers of America, Library Club, Band, Latin Club and other clubs, we are also well represented. So, you see, we are really beginning to shine! When the curtain of 1951 rises, the fruits of our efforts will speak for them¬ selves in proving how great was the Freshman Class of ’47-’48! [ 48 ] the pioneer Helen Adams Doris Alderman Claudine All Frances Alls Lois Avery Anne Barton Roger Beckner Betty Beeler Barbara Bennett Barbara Bess Joyce Blackwell Mabery Booher Sarah Bohon Don Bower Jerry Bower Robert Bower June Ann Bowling H elen Bradbury Grady Campbell Vernon Cannaday Alan Carter Marian Chapman Roger Clark Jackie Coleman Jeanette Coleman George Collins Betty Compton Alva Conner Donald Cook Betty Lee Corbin Antoinette Cox Evelyn Crotts Joyce Crosswhite Marvin Damewood Marvin Daniel Charles Davenport Alice Ann Davis Martha Donaldson Joanne Dotson Marden Dotson Dot Douglas Myra Draper Mabel Ferguson Eugene Firebaugh Betty Francisco Earl Fuller Elizabeth Garnand Elva Garman Myrtle Garrett Helen Garst Lewis Garst Pete Garst Lewis Gearhart Deloriese Gebhardt Fred Gladden Margaret Gore Mary Ann Grisso Sara Gunter Imogene Gusler Dottie Hackman Emory Hale Harold Hale FRESHMEN Violet Hamlin Gordon Hancock Frances Harris Sue Harris Ronald Hartman Bill Haupt Ella Haynes Imogene Helton Wallace Helvey Eugene Hendrick Joyce Herrin Greg Hillenburg Maydene Hoback Jeanne Lynch Hobbs Marie Tingler Ann Hudgins Colena Hunt Ray Jennings Shielda Jett Burcelle Johnson Earl Johnston Wilson Kolmer Charles Lapred J o Ann Lindamood Joyce Little Mary Ann Logan Sonny Loman Sonny Loud Judy Lyons Jean McCormick Jo Anne McDaniel Mildred McDaniel Ralph McDaniel Janie McGrew Helen McGue Doris Martin Rita Martin Evelyn Meador Mac Minnick Richard Minnix Jean Mitchell Buddy Morgan Christine Moses Wayne Moulse Louise Murphy Faye Murray Arline Naff Ludweli, Newman Dick Normoyle John Obenchain Mac Oliver Reba Otey Andrew Overstreet Dianne Overstreet Barbara Overton Joyce Owens Madie Palmer Betty Paxton Harold Pendleton Elwood Peterson Harold Pillow Hugh Poage Sue Powell Tharon Powell Janet Pugh Billy Rakes Bobby Ratliff Ruby Reed Marcheta Reese Betty Lou Rettinger Thelma Rhodes Sue Richardson Colleen Robertson Kermit Rowe Joseph Rushbrooke Betty St. Clair Paul Sarver Bobbie Saul Xie May Saul William Sears Gene Sellers Pat Setliff Louise Shelor J o Ann Showalter Nelson Simpson Virginia Simpson Josephine Sink Mildred Sink Roy Sission Terry Slusher Doris Smith Phillip Smith Jack Staedel Betty Stanford Robert Stanley Joe Stewart Merritt Stiff Ray Stump John Sweeny Betty Joe Taliaferro Betty Taylor Ann Thompson Jane Tingler Marie Housman Peggy Tyree Dorothy Underwood Ryland Vaughn Viola Vaughn Frances Vest Alice Viar Helen Wade Douglas Walker Murial Walker Raymond Watson Bobbie Webb Anne Webster Opal Webster Victor West Eula Wertz Furman Whitescarver, Jr. Lillian Wimmer Mary Alice Woods Anna Margaret Young feacJzltcuje i —Dare you to drop a pin! 2—“ Understudies” at work. 3— Che-e-e-e-se. 4 —Our beloved “theatre.” 5— Holliday’s ( er-Pompey’s ) statue. 6 —What a racket!? 7 —Watch the birdie. 8 —Dramatis personae at Y-Teen dance. 9 —Bugs and such. 10 —Production staff working (??) 11 —Keep your togas, but lend me your ears. 12 —Munching lunch. the pioneer [ 52 ] EIGHTH GRADE OFFICERS Bill Robey . President Paul Noble . Vice President Daisy Long . Secretary ’ Charles Wilbourne . Treasurer In addition to our class officers, we are represented on the Class Council by the following home¬ room presidents: Paul Noble, Daisy Long, Phyllis Bandy, Marshall Mundy, Joanne Frye, Charles Wilbourne, Doris Kirby, Joanne Dillon, Marcelene Smith, Mailene Yallion, Mary Frances Brickley, Robert Haupt and Jalean Pickett. ZacJza ' UMttd Last to appear on the stage we, the Eighth Graders, have come to Andrew Lewis from ten county schools. There are thirteen home rooms with an enrollment of more than four hundred. In the fall, we were awed and bewildered by the vastness of the school. By the end of the first semester, we seemed to have acquired all the traits of real Andrew Lewis students. We are looking forward with great anticipation to the next four scenes when we, the Eighth Graders of ’48, will advance step by step toward the footlights of the stage, where our audience will behold us as the Seniors of 1952. HOME ROOM 108 First Row, Left to Right: Margaret Moore, Rosie Lee Lockett, Betty McCauley, Hatcher McGuire, Daisy Long, Roger Messick, Jerry Meade, James Lyons, Blanche Lucado Second Row, Left to Right: Bobby McNeil, Leonard Martin, Bettye Massey, Nancy Lipps, Judy Meadows, Roy Lindamood, Ann Meyers, Frances Milliron, Gloria Martin, Pat Logan, Mary Miller Third Row, Left to Right: Keith Meador, Raymond Mills, Geneva Stump, Mary Ruth LeNoir, Lewis McKenny, Nadine Kesler, Tommy Martin, Allen Mills, Peg McCarter, John Liggett [ 54 ] the pioneer HOME ROOM iio First Row, Left to Right: Mickie Six, Pearl Turner , Loretta Scott, Phyllis Secrest, Norma Johnson June Saunders, Harry Simpson, Glenn Rowe, William Scott Second Row, Left to Right: Martha Robertson, Mary Sue Hughes, Bernice Clark, Nancy Fariss, Mary Ann Turner, Rose Caldwell, William Robey, William Sisk, Edith Jordan, Lennie Sisk Third Row, Left to Right: Jeanette Viar, Charles Shelton, Dewitt Scott, Claude Sirry, Andrew Smith Richard Viar, Paul Noble, Joanne Sisk, Lois Sirry HOME ROOM 209 First Row, Left to Right: Barbara Mitchell, Barbara Martin, Mary Katherine Obenshain, Betty Parrish, Ellen O ' Neill, Janice Musser, Faye Mowbray, Irma O ' Beirne, Marie Muncy, Constance Mills Second Row, Left to Right: Marshall Oliver, Odell Minnix, Mary Sue Missimer, Bonnie Moore, Evelyn Mills, Lillie Neighbors, Barbara Nichols, Boyd Overstreet, William Overjelt Third Row, Left to Right: George Moran, Richard Moran, Marshall Mundy, Lyle Martin, Ira Poage , Clinton Neighbors, James McGue, Charles McNutt, Mervin Parr, Bobby Mowles 1‘ 0 r t y-(‘ i«li 1 [ 55 ] in. m u grade • • • HOME ROOM 210 First Row, Left to Right: Jacquelyn Frazier, Joe Anne Frier, Ruby Feld, Danease Flowers, Constance Eakin, Alice Russell, Daisy Flannagan Second Row, Left to Right: Julia Fralin, Mary Fizer, Glenna Faries, Ellen Sample, Martha Farris, Christine Eakin, Imojean Frye Third Row, Left to Right: Richard Duncan, Nelson Dudley, James Fleshman, Arthur Fralin, Edward Ferguson, Paul Atkins, Donald Finch, David Ferguson, Everett Ellers HOME ROOM 211 First Row, Left to Right: Fay Beckner, Novella Agee, Phyllis Bandy, Barbara Barnett, Nancy Boone, Betty Bandy, Odrie Bowling, Jimmie Bean Second Row, Left to Right: Barbara Blackwell, Shirley Barnett, Charlotte Anderson, Bette Black- well, Chryll Bateman, Alan Blosser, James Bradley, Andrew Beckner Third Row, Left to Right: Winfred Beahm, Lawrence Anderson, James Bayne Robert Alls, Norris Boitnott, Bettye Akers, Jack Bayse, Anne Bower [ 56 J the pioneer f§? mm . : EIGHTH (iI!AIIE • • • HOME ROOM 212 First Row, Left to Right: Ruby Young, Janet Wright, Reba Towe, Lorene Underwood, Mary Walker, Nancy Young, Lucille Wright Second Row, Left to Right: Rachel Wiseman, Jean Wheeler, Judith Trevillian, Marlene Webb, Iris Turpin, Sandra Turner, Donna Young, Estelle Webb, Mae Yopp, Nancy Young Third Row, Left to Right: Franklin West, Edward Wimmer, Thomas Vest, Charles Wilbourne, Ray Wimmer, Franklin Wildhaber, Billy Wirt, Roy Wood, Jimmy Webb, William C. Ware, William Young HOME ROOM 213 First Row, Left to Right: Dorothy Keyser, Nancy Hurt, Dorothy Johnson, Barbara Howard, Sagen Kime, Dolly Iddings, Mary Buterakos, Evelyn Hypes, Geraldine “Gerry” Horne Second Row, Left to Right: Virginia Jarvis, Doris Kirby, Donald Justis, Doris Hopkins, Eugene “Buddy” Snead, Bernard Johnson, John Journell, Roy Lane, Janet Horne Third Row, Left to Right: Billy Shelor, Rhudy Kirkwood, Norris Janney, Bobby Kraige, Ellis Jamison, Edwin Hull, Fred Jordan, Don Kemp forty-eight • • • EIGHTH GRADE HOME ROOM 214 First Row, Left to Right: Jacquelyn Comer, Ella Collins, June Marie Deyerle, Joanna Dillon, Grace Draper, Faye Doyle, Frances Craghead, Peggy Cunningham Second Row, Left to Right: Jack Cooper, Tommy Dooley, Paul Crawford, Marshall Denison, Tommy Clifton, Samuel Coffey, Eugene Dixon, Harold Lee Corbin, Harold Dillon, John Cooper, Kenneth Craig Third Row, Left to Right: Vivian Coleman, Doris Cooper, Edith Conner, Eva Clifton, Betty Lou Deaton, Gypsy deWolfee, Geneva Peterson, Eva DeHart, Ira Crouse HOME ROOM 215 First Row, Left to Right: Betty Lee Thompson, Betty Jo Thompson, Joyce Tomblin, Barbara Stevens, Janet St. Clair, Marcelene Smith, Sarah Summer, Betty Ruth Tolliver Second Row, Left to Right: John Stevens, Edgar Terry, Carlton Summer, Donald Stacy, William Spencer, James Taylor, Rex Tenny, Ralph Snyder, Leon Stanley, Tony Speaker, Lewis Thompson Third Row, Left to Right: II. L. Stanley, Patricia Templeton, Rosa Shorter, Leona Thompson, Lois Stultz, Evelyn Sprouse, Barbara Taliaferro, Hilda Taylor, Josephine Taylor, Mary Stump, Jean Saunders the pioneer [ 58 ] EIGHTH Git IDE • • • HOME ROOM 216 First Row, Left to Right: Margery Gouge, Iris Gearhart, Shirley Garst, Betty Gresham, Harriett Grubb, Ruth Grossman, Marlene Gallion, Edith Grisso, Sheila Gallagher, Mildred Grubb Second Row, Left to Right: Margaret Gearhart, Winnie Garman , James Guthrie, Russell Garmany Rudolph Greer, Robert Grubb, Charles Gwaltney, Henry Griggs, James Garner Third Row, Left to Right: Elaine Holliday, Viola Furrow, Imogene Graham, Dora Gillespie, Lillie Belle Gartman, Molly Gilley, Wilma Gladden, Drexell Garner HOME ROOM 217 First Row, Left to Right: Betty Brown, Margaret Matilda Campbell, Thelma Byers, Charlotte Bur- ford, Jean Campbell, Georgia Buterakos, Roy Byers, Jack Cochran, Peggy Carter Second Row, Left to Right: Frank Chapman, Reginald Carr, Robert Jones, Dean Campbell, Carlyle Burford, Lacy Chapman, Fred Brumfield, Robert Carter, Warren Brown Third Row, Left to Right: Wayne Atkins, Margaret Ann Campbell, Nancy Carroll, Francis Brickey, Joyce Carroll, Lois Brizendine, Nancy Burr ess, Jean Clifton lorty-eiglit [ 59 ] • • • I IMINI grade HOME ROOM 218 First Row, Left to Right: Betty Jean Henry, Joan Hancock, Nancy Hill, Delores Harris, Frances Holman, Correnia Lou Henderson, Norma Jean Hartman, Janet Hopkins Second Row, Left to Right: Thomas Fields, Herman Hill, David Hamilton, James Hash, Richard Hale, Tommie Hall, Richard Hamilton, Harold IVorrell, Fred Ilenegar, Robert Haupt Third Row, Left to Right: Shirley Caraway, Doris Yount, Sidney Jean Henson, Eddie Tuttle, Eleanor Hartman, Barbara Hall, Joan Hodges HOME ROOM 219 First Row, Left to Right: Virginia Peters, Peggy Sue Pasley, Cerelia Pruitt, Barbara Reynolds, Eleanor Porterjield, Alice Roach, Deolores Porterjield, Pauline Ray, Phyllis Richards, May Poff Second Row. Left to Right: Maidra Roberts, Jalean Pickett, George Poff, Robert Poff, Bobby Lee Poff, Donald Robertson, Oneal Prillaman, Nancy Peters, Mildred Doyle, Dot Patsel Third Row, Left to Right: Pat Patterson, Jack Reed, Ralph Reynolds, Lawrence Radford, John Roberts, David Swain, Kenneth Radford, Robert Rhudy [ 60 ] the pioneer STUDENT COUNCIL Vance Cannaday. Bernard Hart. . . “Cammie” Spotts. Jimmy Robertson OFFICERS .... President Vice President . Secretary .... Treasurer Faculty Advisors Miss Pauline Webb, Chairman Miss Sarah Goodwin, Senior Sponsor Mrs. Louise Rice, Junior Sponsor Mrs. Gladys Gillespie, Sophomore Sponsor Mrs. Rose Little, Freshman Sponsor M iss Mildred Heimlich, Eighth Grade Sponsor Junior Representatives Martha Kime Jimmy Blount Bernard Hart Dolores Chelf Freshman Representatives Mac Minnick Sonny Loud Senior Representatives Vance Cannaday Bill Thompson Melvin Hollandsworth Jimmy Robertson Cammie Spotts Sophomore Representatives Sue Robertson Lillie Plybon Robert Gibson Eighth Grade Representatives Shirley Garst Charles Wilbourne This year the Student Council, made up of sixteen members elected to represent the student body, has laid the “foundation” for the future of student government at Andrew Lewis. It has amended the old Constitution and outlined a program of projects for the student body to work on. Some of these plans are: To encourage cleanliness in the whole school, to promote honesty, to work with the faculty in solving the problems of the students, and to arouse a more courteous attitude throughout the school. The Student Council “sponsored” an assembly to present to the school what this form of student government is trying to do and how it functions. This is the first year that the Student Council has sent representatives to the district and state meeting of the S.C.A. We, the members of the Student Council, would like to express our deep appreciation to the “Directors” who have worked so faithfully with us and have given us such valuable guidance. the pioneer IIETA CL 11II OFFICERS Jean Beamer. Joan Johnston. Ora May Miller. Helen Ames. Jimmy Comer ... . Mrs. Carrie M. Pedigo Charlie Dorsey . President . Vice President . Secretary . . .Assistant Secretary . Treasurer . Sponsor State President National: Local: Scenes of ’48: Purpose: The National Honorary Beta Club, organized in 1933, now has chapters in sixteen states, with an active membership of 17,598. The Andrew Lewis Chapter, chartered in the fall of 1936, has a total membership of 302. The present enrollment is 72. Our trip to Richmond to the State Convention—gathering at the John Marshall Hotel—pleasure in “presenting” our “Talent in Tableau” for Stunt Night . . . Radiant faces of new members as they received their membership cards . . . Annual Installation Ceremony, which was most impressive . . . The purpose of the Beta Club is to encourage effort, to promote character and to stimulate achievement. Realizing the great needs of the age, it strives to develop leadership, to award merit, to build character and to assist students in continuing their education after leaving high school. First Row, Left to Right: Betty Campbell, Evelyn Chapman, Joan Johnston, Mary Lou Musser, Margaret Ann Boone, Gwyn Andrews, Elinor Miller, Mary Geneva Crawford, Nell Eller, Betsy Galbraith, Frances Wood, Lillian Moses, Judy Brown, Rachel McCormack, Barbara Caldwell, Annie Davis, Virginia Farriss, Carolyn Leffel, Joyce Wood Second Row: Louise Fringer Lois Bayse, Jane Scott, Sarah Jane Dillon, Joyce Price, Jean Stanford, Fay Gray, Barbara Grossman, Helen Ames, Joan Crawford, Hazel Tinsley, Lena Edwards, Pat Wallace, S Jean Lynn Moore, Joyce Jennings, Ora May Miller, Jean Beamer, Louise Gallion, Evelyn Gillespie, Jeannette Wat son, Mrs. Pedigo Third Row: Lillie Plybon, Jane Jamison, Virginia Francisco, Norma Cundiff, Naomi Gregson, Eleanor Morgan, J. M. Young, Emily Scott, Audrey Nichols, Cammie Spotts, Donnie Spotts, Bobby Jeffreys, Ann Robertson, Lula Cross Chapman, Mary Ellen Whitmore, Phyllis Shaeffer, Janet Lee Carter, Fayth Ann Conner, Betty Viar Fourth Row: Melvin Hollandsworth, John Shank, Billy Doyle, Allen Harris, John Turbyfill, Billy Cecil, Charles Dorsey, Herbert Gordon, James Comer, Jack Shannon, Mr. Broadwater, John Cross, James Harris, Posie Hall, James Kirkwood, Bernard Hart, Bobby Chadwick [ 63 ] forty-eight SODALITAS LATINA OFFICERS Charlie Dorsey. Martha Kime. FIelen Bowman. Pat Smiley. Jack Rice. Lula Cross Chapman J. M. Young. Sonny Loud. Miss Annie V. Cook 1 Mrs. Rose Little Pontifex Maximus . . Patrician Consul . . Plebeian Consul . Aedile . Tribune . Censor . Qucestor . Preetor . Sponsors PATRICIANS Helen Ames, Jean Beamer, Margaret Anne Boone, Melvin Bowling, George Bowman, Billy Cecil, Bobby Chadwick; Evelyn Chapman, Lula Cross Chapman, Dolores Chelf, Jimmy Comer, Faith Ann Conner, Norma Cundiff, Charlie Dorsey Billy Doyle, James Harris, Jane Jamison, Joan Johnston, Martha Kime, Barbara Norris, Nancy O’Neill, John Perrow, Phyllis Schaefer, Katherine Simpson, Pat Smiley, John Turbyfill, Betty Via, Midge Woods, J. M. Young, Virginia Beamer, Norvin Boone, Don Brown, Sidney Combs, John Cross, Martha Jane Curry, Maria Cushman, Roberta Draper, James Evans, Naomi Gregson, Barbara Grossman, Bernard Hart, Helen Harter, Glenn Hayes, Jackie Hite, Henry Holliday, Betty Horne, Harry Humpheys, Nancye James, Bates Killinger, Jimmy Kirkwood, Lucille Lee, Carolyn Leffel, Jean Painter, Ann Cecil Rhenick, Anne Robertson, Nell Starkey, Reginald Tomblin, Julia St. John, Joann Turner, Betty Owen Adamson, Hubert Bain, Lois Bayse, Betty Jean Campbell, Lloyd Campbell, Ella Mae Draper, Phyllis Draper, Virginia Fariss, Louise Fringer, Betsy Galbraith, Herbert Gordon, Claudette Kemper, John Kiner, Jean Lynne Moore, Eleanor Morgan, Bobby Moore, Audrey Nichols, Betty Painter, Bobby Paxton, Sue Robertson, Donnie Spotts, Anne Stuart, Alvin Stump, Sara Thompson, Hazel Tinsley, Joyce Wood, Frances Wood. PROVINCIALS Gwyn Andrews, Frankie Bishop, David Carr, Andrew Chapman, Anne Churchman, Lynn Deyerle, Jimmy Farmer, Louise Gallion, Nancy Harveycutter, George St. John, Tommy Beason, Vernon Bess, Jean Brown, Max Brown, June Frazier, Bill Hughes, Garth Nelson, Edward Scruggs, Bill Thompson, Jeannette Watson, James Kinzie, Virginia Webber, Nancy Wright, Judy Brown, Phyllis Dooley, Jean Hartman, Ora May Miller, Jimmy Robertson, Peggy Rushbrooke, Jane Scott, Jean Standford, Melvin Hollandsworth, Barbara Caldwell, Cammie Spotts, Juanita Butt, Pat Hubbard, Buddy Butts, John Rector, Imogene Harris, Robert Jeffries, Joyce Price, Marvin Peters, Robert Stacy, Judy Holladay, Mary Lou Musser. PLEBEIANS Barbara Allen, Barbara Ames, Barbara Bess, George Bowling, Helen Bowman, Vona Deel, Pinkie Douglas, Barbara Dowell, Betty May Doyle, Allie Frazier, Pat Gallagher, Doris Gordon, Imogene Helton, Joyce Herrin, George Kolmer, Etta Mae Lester, Mary Ann Logan, Dan Mabery, Jane Ann Matheny, Joe Matisco, Pattie McLemore, Elinor Miller, Dar¬ lene Mowbray, Richard Normoyle, Jean Price, Joe Rushbrooke, Norman Stemple, Mary Alice Woods, Anna Margaret Young, Joe Powell, Joyce Plymale, Frances Alls, Jean Brogan, Betty Jean Carper, Winston Chelf, Donald Cook, Judith Furrow, Walter Garst, Lucille Hill, Dorothy Jones, Wilson Kolmer, Sonny Loud, Dennis McCarter, Jo Anne McDaniel, Richard Minnix, Arlene Naff, Ludwell Newman, Albert Painter, Mary Sue Powell, Marcheta Reese, Bill Simmons, Silas Steele, Eugene Stultz, Ethel Stump, Muriel Walker, Charles Webster, Opal Webster, Ruble Smith, Ellen Baker, James Black, Edward Campbell, Janet Carter, Marian Chapman, Robert Cofer, Annie Davis, Sara Jane Dillon, Jacqueline Doss, Myra Draper, Spencer Frantz, Dottie Hackman, Douglas Ann Lewis, Evelyn Meador, Betty Messick, David Miller, Mac Minnick, Andrew Overstreet, Betty Paxton, Lillie Plybon, Jack Rice, Pat Setliff, Jo Anne Showalter, Anne St. Clair, Ann Thomason, Doris Turner, Ryland Vaughan, Douglas Walker, Mary Ellen Whitmore. the pioneer All plays have “specialty numbers” and Sodalitas Latina has furnished glorious ones this year. Let’s see: Our first business meeting, 200 strong (?) cramped into every cranny of the library . . . our get-acquainted picnic planned for Dixie Caverns, but that undecided weather forced us to the Woman’s Club with hundreds of hot dogs and bushelsof food . . . the excellent Christmas program by students who inspired us to pause and pray . . . the superb “Old-Fashioned Christmas” formal dance with its floor show, Ye Olde Tavern (elaborate and free refreshments!), and above all, the spine-tingling decorations . . . then we were jerked back to the reality of a New Year by the in¬ structive and interesting films on “Roman Games and Sports,” explained by Pat Smiley and Dolores Chelf . . . fitting into the color scheme of February, we gave “Little Red Ridinghood ” and in Latin, too! . . . Second-year classes revived Caesar only to assassinate him again on the Ides of March . . . spring was suitably ushered in by a program with those budding scholars, our first yearers. Professor Masters of Roanoke College with his omnipresent wit gave us a wonderful illustrated lecture . . . and yes, we did it again—we added to A. L.’s prestige with the traditional May Day Formal and Court Presentation, this time more entrancing and thrilling than ever as a veritable fairyland. forty-eight [ 65 ] OFFICERS Virginia Belle Garst. Donnie Spotts. Martha Crawford. Betty Jean Lawson. Ora May Miller. Miss Aminee Jones Mrs. Louise Rice . President . . Pice President . Secretary . Treasurer Sergeant at Arms . Sponsors To give all Andrew Lewis Y-Teens a feeling of unity upon which the Y-Teens’ organization is founded, the first activity held was the Installation Service. This took place in the First Methodist Church of Salem, with the Reverend H. Wark Curry officiating. In December we ‘‘took part” in the decorating of our school halls for the an¬ nual “Hanging of the Greens” ceremony. The program consisted of Christmas thoughts and carols. Another exciting activity was the introduction of the “Y-Who.” In keeping with the spirit of Christmas, each member drew the name of another to whom she sent small gifts as often as possible during the week. The purpose of this was to better acquaint our members with other Y-Teens. Our club sponsored one of the Open House dances at the Y. V. C. A. in Decem¬ ber. The “highlights” of the year were a Leap Year Dance and, a month later, the football-basketball banquet at Longwood. This has been a very successful year for the Y-Teens because of the untiring efforts and the able leadership of Aliss Jones and Mrs. Rice, our sponsors. [ 66 ] the pioneer SENIOR Y-TEENS Top Photo, First Row, Left to Right: June Frazier, Jane Scott, Jean Thomas, Ella Mae Draper, Mary Lou Musser, Jean Hartman, Evelyn Chapman, Peggy Rushbrooke, Irene Smith, Betty Blanton, Alice Bohon, Nancy Brice, Juanita Butts, Peggy Smith, Jean Brown, Betty Brown Campbell, Ora Mae Miller Second Row: Diana Miller, Anne Churchman, Phyllis Dooley, Charlotte Hill, Ellen Goodwin, Virginia Belle Garst, Lula Cross Chapman, Joan Johnston, Judy Brown, Connie Stevens, Judy Ilolladay, Betty Owen Adamson, Betty xinn Wright, Dons Lane, Barbara Norris, Nancy O ' Neil, Mary Ann Wilkins Third Row: Nancy Lee Harveycutter, Betty Jean Campbell, Wanda Patterson, Vera Simmons, Annetta Loman, Marjorie Woods, Margaret Anne Boone, Nadine Henderson, Jane xinn Matheny, Norma Cundijf Bottom Photo, First Row, Left to Right: Elaine Ramsey, Joyce Rusher, Jean Painter, Lucille Lee, Betty Jean Lawson, Pat Smiley, Martha Kime, Pat Hubbard, Elizabeth Kilby, Betty Commer, Fay xddams, Phyllis Schaffer, Martha Bramlett, Fay Boldish, Vona Lee Deel, Lillie Plybon, Ann Cecil Renick Second Row: Martha Crawford, Joan Haupt, Dolores Chelf, Virginia Davis, Jean Lucas, Carolyn Leffel, Sarah Jane Dillon, Betty Moses, Doris Turner, Charlotte Thomas, Mary Stanley, Phyllis Draper, Sarah Thompson, Janet Cox, Ann St. Clair, Betsy Galbraith, Sue Robertson, Martha Jane Curry Third Row: Miss Jones, Joanne Frazier, Stella Morgan, Irene Swedberg, Elinor Morgan, Roberta Draper, Cammie Spotts, Donnie Spotts, Mary Ellen Whitmore, .Inn Stuart, Polly Rierson, xinn Robertson, Joyce Wood, Doris Mutter, Helen Bowman, Betty Jean Carper, Betty Horne forty-eight [ 67 ] JUNIOR Y-TEENS OFFICERS Mary Alice Woods . President Joyce Plymale . Vice President Betty Messick .. Secretary Mary Anne Logan . Treasurer Jo Anne Showalter . Social Chairman Miss Marilyn Mitchell . Sponsor The Junior Y-Teens, which was reorganized in February, for the first time in several years, is composed of a group of girls in the ninth grade. The purpose of the Y-Teens is to develop each girl spiritually, mentally, and physically. We plan to carry out this purpose in the best way possible. In a change of mood we had a “roll” in several social events, as well. We, the “understudies” of the Senior Y-Teens, although small in number, make up for this in spirit. First Row, Left to Right: Barbara Bennett, Betty Beeler, Alary Anne Logan, Betty Alessick, Mary Alice Woods, Betty Jean Compton, Janet Pugh, Bettye Lou Rittinger, Anne Webster, Xie May Saul, Diana Overstreet, Martha Donaldson, Barbara Allen, Jean McCormick, Lillian Wimmer, Marie Hoasman, Joyce Herrin Second Row: Margaret Gore, Deloriese Gebhardt, Jean Mitchell, Jo Anne McDaniel, Peggy Tyree, Helen Garst, Frances Vest, Barbara, Sayers, Myra Draper, Betty Francisco, Jo Ann Lindamood, Helen Adams, Sue Powell, Sara Bohon, Marian Chapman, M. Alitchell Third Row: Betty Stanford, Thelma Rhodes, Anna Margaret Young, Claudine All, Phyllis Reid, Reba Otey, Joyce Plymale, Jeanne Lynch Hobbs, Dottie Hackman, Sue Harris, Aiaydene Hoback, “ Dot” Douglas, Joyce Owens, Joanne Showalter [ 68 ] Hie pioneer Ill-V CUIII OFFICERS Bill Thompson. Jack Rice. Leo Ferris. David Sisler. George St. John. Boyd Harrison. Mr. Paul Coffman. . President .... Vice President . Secretary . Treasurer . .Sergeant at Arms Program Chairman . Sponsor 1 he Hi-Y is the youth division of the Y. M. C. A. The A. L. chapter did not become organized until mid-term. Many new members “appeared” in our club this year. We gave a banquet and conducted a survey concerning current problems confronting young people. We also sent representatives to the District Convention at Lynchburg and General Assembly at Richmond. “Hats Off” to Mr. Paul Coffman for his splendid leadership! First Row, Left to Right: Jack Rice, Don Brown, Boyd Harrison, Duck Keith, Lloyd Hinchee, Ray Varney, Bob Thornhill, Vincent Clinevell, Jack Crawford, Bill Thornhill, Dick Hurt, Joe Hubbard, Buddy Baker, Bobby Chadwick, Lloyd Campbell, Jr. Second Row: Bill Thompson, Drew Moore, Nelvin Iioback, Edsel Conner, Eugene West, Buddy Butts, Bill Elmore, Jack Mowbray, Dick Powell, John Cross, James Kinzie, Bobby Moore, John Perrow, Mr. Coffman Third Row: Richard West, David Sisler, Bill Hughes, Homer Showalter, Bob Frank, Billy Cecil, George St. John, Jimmy Comer, Bo Engleby, Charlie Dorsey, Jimmy Farmer, Leo Ferris, Bill Simmons, Joe Murphy, Wayne Nienke forty-eight [ 69 ] jy Q- LIBRARY CIJH OFFICERS Barbara Caldwell. Stranna Leslie. Betty Saul. May Hill. Mrs. Adelle Bennett l Miss Mary Wright ( .... President Vice President . Secretary ... . Treasurer . Sponsors The Library Club consists of twenty-one students who voluntarily give their time to help with the numerous tasks that arise in the Library. In our lives today research of all kinds is vital if we are to play our parts well on the “stage of life.” Hence, the Library Club seeks to foster the love of good books, a joy in reading, appreciation and care of books, and a realization of the value of the library. With this goal as an objective, the Club again sponsored the annual Book Week Contest. During the year the club members enjoyed a Christmas social and a spring picnic as well. Life, with its humor, comedy, pathos and tragedy, has been staged through the centuries. It is our hope that we, the present “players,” may benefit from the previous “players’ ” mistakes, by making use of the wealth of material stored in our Library. First Row, Left to Right: Barbara Caldwell, Mae Hill, Betty Saul, Stranna Leslie, Mabel Ferguson, Claudine Carman, Lucille Poage Second Row, Left to Right: Mrs. Bennett, Enola Calaway, Xie May Saul, Joyce Owens, Jane Jamison, Betty Stanford, Tharon Powell, Deloriese Gebhardt, Belle Hubbard, Marcheta Reese, Norma As said Third Row, Left to Right: Doris Alderman, Ann Webster, Stella Morgan, Joanne Jordaii, Miss Wright [ 70 ] Hie pioneer PROJECTION CLUB The Projection Club has been unable to carry on its usual well-rounded program this year, but has performed many useful and necessary tasks for the faculty and students of Andrew Lewis. The members have been faithful in setting up and removing equipment used to show classroom movies. We have also shown movies when called upon to do so. The Club also furnished “sound effects” for several of the dances. The new members taken in last spring have shown much interest in the Club and are always eager to help and to learn. The Projection Club has sponsored the Southeastern Assembly programs, which have been enjoyed by all. This replaced the feature movies, but the mem¬ bers of the Club hope to be able to bring these back next year. We, the members of the Projection Club, want to express our appreciation to Mr. Marshall Robinson for his kind assistance and patience in helping us. First Row, Left to Right: Spencer Frantz, Ann Renick, Cammie Spotts, Donnie Spoils Second Row: Sue Robertson, Sarah Thompson, Jimmy Comer, Mr. Robinson, Sponsor, Charles Carper Third Row: Edward Scruggs, Jack Shannon, Garth Nelson, Joe Stoutamire, Bill Thompson, Lynn Deyerle i o r I h i g li 1 [71 ] OFFICERS Mrs. Nelle H. Peery. .. Melvin Hollandswortii James Edward Kinzie. . Mary Ann Wilkins. Ora May Miller. Vance Cannaday. Jack Crawford Evelyn Gillispie j Ella Mae Draper Lula Cross Chapman . Director . President . Vice President . Secretary . Treasurer Publicity Chairman . Librarians . Accompanists First Row, Left to Right: Skeet Hesmer, Ora May Miller, Melvin Hollandsworth, Nadine Hender¬ son, Vance Cannaday, Gene Draper, Lula Cross Chapman, Peggy Rushbrooke, Jack Crawford, Evelyn Chapman, David Sisler, Jacque Hite, Ellen Goodwin, Evelyn Gillispie, James Kinzie, Ella Mae Draper, Garth Nelson, Mary Lou Musser Second Row: Gwyn Andrews, Joanne Frazier, Norma Cundiff, Robert Jeffreys, Jean Stanford, Jean Hartman, June Frazier, Nancy James, Charlotte IIill, Violet Jamison, Irene Swedberg, Marie IVirt, Mildred Garnett, Joyce Price, Maria Cushman, Louise Gallion, Faye Lavinder, Lorene Simpson, Doris Lane Third Row: Claudine Carman, Genetta Ilambrick, Joan Ilaupt, Elma Jean Jarvis, Stranna Leslie, Roveta Frye, Louise Fringer, Virginia Garrett, Lloyd Campbell, Jr., James Harris, Madison Grisso, George St. John, Andrew Chapman, Glenn Hayes, Bill Childress, Allan Frazier, Jim Evans, IVayne Spangler, Dalton Baugess, Mary Ann Wilkins, Lula Gentry, Helen Ames, Betty Ann Wright, Jane Scott, Marjorie Woods, Judy Brown THE COUNT AND THE CO-ED OPERETTA Lady in the Moon. . . . Birdie Boggs . Amy Arnold . Dolly McSpadden . Miss Agatha Lockstep. Dr. Cicero McSpadden Mrs. McSpadden . Mark Watson . Hamilton Hunter . .Jacque Hite . .Nadine Henderson .Ellen Goodwin . . . . Evelyn Gillispie Lula Cross Chapman .David Sisler . Peggy Rushbrooke .Garth Nelson .Jack Crawford | 72 Willie “Sleepy ” Carter. . . . Marjorie Blackwood . Dan Flanigan . Pat O ' Neal . Kenneth “ Snooze ” Andrews Peggy Phillips . Bob Winthrop . Malindy . Sampson . Melvin Hollandsworth .Evelyn Chapman .Vance Canna day .Gene Draper . . .James Edward Kinzie .Mary Lou Musser .James Harris .Ora May Miller .Skeet Hesmer (lie pioneer JUNIOR III III It OFFICERS Mrs. Nelle H. Peery Ruby Kanode. Betty Jean Campbell Pat Smiley. Fay Bolish. Edward McDaniel. . . . Director . President . Vice President . Secretary . Treasurer .Publicity; Chairman Preston Hancock Jean Lynn Moore Sarah Thompson Betsy Gailbraith Edith Harris Iris Howery Librarians Accompanists We “took part” in the Thanksgiving and Christmas programs. We gave a concert at the Veterans Facility, year we know it’ll be wonderful to be in the sixth-period class. Next First Row, Left to Right: Sue Robertson, Mary Ann Wise, Elinor Miller, Darline Mowbray, Betty Jean Campbell, Fay Boldish, Ruby Kanode, Edward McDaniel, Pat Smiley, Iris Howery, Nell Eller, Joan Crawford, Anna Hill, Shirley Hartman, Betsy Galbraith Second Row: Vona Deel, Joyce Wood, Etheleene Wiseman, Norma Boone, Doris Mutter, Betty Moses, Lucille Poage, Sarah Thompson, Judith Furrow, Dot Jones, Eleanor Brillhart, Stella Morgan Third Row: Dick Hite, Sonny Angle, Arnold Keaton, James Johnson, Tilburn Gray, Preston Hancock, Elwood Jarvis SENIOR CHOIR SCHEDULE September.Patriotic program for assembly October.Presented soloists at several Salem churches November.Thanksgiving program December 19.Christmas program for school assembly 21.Presented “The Living Christmas Tree” for employees of the Salem Hosiery Mill 24.Christmas Eve Midnight service at College Lutheran Church January.Senior Boys’ Quartette sang at several church programs in the country February 16.Gave a program of sacred music at the Salem Baptist Church, sponsored by the Salem Music Club March.Sang for patients at various hospitals. Program at Roanoke College assembly April.“Appeared” in a program of folk music of different countries for the Salem Music Club at “Longwood” May.Operetta—“The Count and the Co-Ed.” Two public performances and one matinee for students June.Furnished music for Baccalaureate and Commencement exercises forty-eight [73 ] ANDREW LEWIS BAND Mr. L. Christensen. Peggy Francisco Norma Cundiff Charlotte Thomas Director Drum Majorettes Sounds from the auditorium: Drums, cymbals, clarinets, horns. Mr. L. Christensen, the master of the Band, directs these symbols of music with dignity. His knowledge brings forth harmony and the members of the Band are glad their instruments have contributed to a melody of true quality. The Band provided the music for many football games and led the annual Halloween Parade in Salem. The annual concert was given in April. Andrew Lewis was represented at the All-State Band Convention in Radford and the Music Festival in Danville. The drum majorettes helped keep the Band in the right “tempo.” First Row, Left to Right: Norma Cundiff, Charlotte Thomas, Norman Stemple, William Bishop, Paul Noble, Nelvin Good, Betty Lou Rettinger, Doris Martin, Nancy Fariss, Wesley Grisso, Richard Viar, Almeta Bohon, Sue Garnett, Gene Sellers, Bernice Clark, Mary Ann Turner, Peggy Francisco Second Row, Left to Right: Jimmie Evans, Paul Sarvers, Bobby Stanley, Alva Conner, Paul Copen- haver, Jr., Burcelle Johnson, Victor West, Rosie Lee Lockett, Edith Jordan, Helen McGue, Jeanette Viar, Mary Anne Logan, Jean Thomas, Edith Hayden Third Row, Left to Right: Madison Grisso, Harold S. Hale, Rose Caldwell, Sue Poff, Henry Holli¬ day, Jr., Harold Worrell, Eddie Tuttle, Ella Haynes, Gene Draper, Bobby Moore, Doris Yount, Alice Viar, Harold Pillow [ 74 ] the pioneer OFFICERS Mary Lou Crosswhite. Jack Rice. Vance Cannaday. Judy Brown. Ora Mae Miller Joyce Crosswhite Tommy Gwaltney Patsy Hubbard Margaret Anne Boone Marjorie Woods Barbara Ames Connie Stevens Mr. John H. Snapp. . Editor . . . . Associate Editor . Sports Editor Circulation Manager Reporters Faculty Advisor Flash! Here comes Watson with the very latest “attractions” from ole Andrew Lewis. Every Friday morning Watson brings to each student (who has a nickel) the latest “lines,” sports’ events, and news of Andrew Lewis. These “dialogues” between Watson and his readers appear on the pages of the Salem Times Register, published by Mr. John D. Thornton. It has been a privilege and pleasure to bring the news to you this year. Although the editor and some other staff members won’t be back next year, we hope ole Watson will still get the paper out “on time.” forty-eight F. H A. OFFICERS Frances Flannagan. Mary Ann Wilkins. Betty Louise Eubank. Jean Brown. Joyce Jennings. Mrs. Nancie Miller ... Mrs. Mariam Martindale . . . .President Vice President . Secretary . . . . Treasurer . Reporter . Sponsors We, the Future Homemakers of America, are trained to make better and happier homes in the world of tomorrow. In class we are taught good grooming, care of the home, and how to cook. We entertained the " directors” with an afternoon tea. The “climax” of our activities was the annual “Fashion Show.” Under the excellent “prompting” of Mrs. Nancie Miller and Mrs. Martindale, we know the 65 girls in our club will some day make efficient cooks and trained housekeepers. So boys, to be assured of pleasant as well as nourishing meals, choose a Future Homemaker for a lifelong companion! First Year Students, First Row, Left to Right: June Newman, Janet Eller, Josephine Spangler, Jean Brown, Joann Campbell, Mildred Sink, Minnie Collins, Imogene Harris Second Row: Mrs. Martindale, Lois Edwards, Eleanor Brillhart, Joan Austin, Doris Lane, Janie Cawley, Stella Morgan, Wilma Collins, Clyde Beard, Dophene Creed, Naomi Gregson, Myrtle Barrett, Martha Crawford Third Row: Betty Jo Taliaferro, Jean Painter, Lula Gentry, Joyce Price, Eleanor Morgan, Regina Howard, Louise Hollandsworth, Ruth Turner, Ruth Henrilze, Betty Powers, Jean Lumsden, Almeta Bohon Not Pictured: Phyllis Draper Second and Third Year Students, First Row, Left to Right: Mrs. N. F. Miller, Faye Lavinger, Regina Hurt, Betty Jean Lawson, Mary Ann Wilkins, Betty Painter, Joyce Brizendine, Virginia Davis Second Row: Rachel McCormick, Roveta Frye, Joe Anne Jordon, Charlotte Garst, Evelyn Cain, Mary Jane Shephard, Joyce Jennings Third Row: Barbara Caldwell, Betty Eubank, Frances Flannagan, Charlotte Driscoll, Jean Price, Elizabeth Sellers, Maxine Trevey Not Pictured: Virginia Belle Garst, Theodora Sava, Virginia Garrett the pioneer F.F.L OFFICERS Madison Grisso. William Childress. Homer Showalter. Bill Poage. David Plunkett. Dan Leonard. Mr. J. E. Peters _ Mr. R. E. Kinzie .... President Vice President . Secretary . . . . Treasurer . Reporter . . . Watch Dog . Sponsors The “characters” in the F. F. A. under the “management” of Mr. J. E. Peters and Mr. R. E. Kinzie have prepared the “entrance” for many new members to the club. The “set” has been beautified by improvement of the lawn and the planting of shrubbery. The club participated in the Botetourt-Roanoke-Bedford Federation basketball tournament, Livestock Judging Contest, public speaking contest, Seed and Grain Show, and some social events. Another outstanding “performance” was the Cabin Party given by this “troupe” in cooperation with the Home Economics Club. First Row, Left to Right: Bernard Arthur, Garland Hull, Hugh Poage, Rhea Clark, Bruce Bohon, Lee Conner, Drew Moore, Jack Ferrell, Vincient Clinevell, Frank Gearhart, Donald Hatter, Pete Booze, Bobby Ratleijf, Francis Gibson, Charles Gearhart, Harold Morris, Donald Leming, Robert Hartman, George Bowling Second Row: Kenneth Martin, Linvel Smith, Dick Agee, Madison Grisso, Jr., Max Rife, R. M. Hines, Jr., Ilomer Showalter, David Plunkett, Bill Poage, Junior Wright, Wayne Pendleton, Jack Hartman, Wiley Paitsell, Ben Bohon, Dan Leonard, Jack Wright, Lawrence Hancock, Leroy Dalton, Wesley Grisso Third Row: Kenneth Crowe, Kenneth Otey, Bob Custer, Bill Childress, Julius Jones, William Hall, Cecil Boone, Glenn Lewis, Norris Martin, Jimmy Peters, Clarence Stone, Jack Garst, Red Plunkett, Dwight Grisso, Melvin Garman, Randolph Mitchell, Sonny Angle, Robert E. Richardson, Marvin Damewood, Jimmy Kirkwood, John Simon, Ernest Moore, Billy Wimmer, Harold Wright [ 77 ] forty-eight monogram club OFFICERS Brent Huffman. Buddy Baker. Jimmy Robertson. Mr. G. H. Spruhan. . President .... Vice President Secretary-Treasurer . Sponsor Playwrights want the “Seal of Approval” from the “Critics,” families point with pride to their family Crest, while we with our Monogram as the insignia of Andrew Lewis try to keep the spirit of our Alma Mater bright. We want to keep in touch with all who have graduated and let them have an opportunity to give their support to the athletic program. The club voted to accept a draft, outlining the constitution by Coach Spruhan, the club sponsor. We discussed our “plot” for the future, which concerns concessions and better athletic programs for the school, and are striving toward these goals. First Row, Left to Right: Clarence Maberry, George St. John, Donald Wimmer, Vance Cannaday, Buddy Baker, Doc Obenshain, Melvin Ilollandsworth, Garth Nelson Second Row, Left to Right: Mr. G. II. Spruhan, James IVelcher, Jr., Boyd Harrison, Lloyd Ilinchee, Glenn Lewis, Jimmy Farmer, Leo Ferris, Bill Ervin, Jimmy McNutt Third Row, Left to Right: Duck Keith, Warren Blosser, Jimmy Robertson, Brent Huffman, Skeet Hesmer, Bill Thompson, Marvin Crowe, John Turbyfill, J. M. Young (lie pioneer [ 78 ] SPORTS CLIIH OFFICERS .... President Vice President Juanita Butt . Secretary Fay Gray . Treasurer Phyllis W. Terry . Sponsor Jeanette Watson Betty Viar. The “gist” of che Sports Club’s activities for this year shows much “action.” The “theme” of our club is to create an interest in athletics for the girls of the school. To be eligible for membership, participants must earn fifty points in afcer-school sports and, to continue membership, obtain fifty points each year afterward. The club members compiled and sold football programs during the football seasons, and at Christmas time played Sanca Clause for some children who otherwise would not have had a Santa. We also “backed” a football hop and had other social events for our members throughout the year. First Row, Left to Right: Lois Bayse, Shielda Jett, Irene Swedberg , Sue Poff, Edith Hayden, Ella Haynes, Sue Garnett Second Row: Frankie Bishop, Doris Roop, Jeanette Watson, Juanita Butt, Sheridan Carter, Doris Lane, Betty Viar, Fay Gray forty-eight [ 79 ] Co o FORENSICS N. F. L. OFFICERS Joan Johnston. John Ray Turbyfill. Mary Lou Crosswhite. . . Brent Huffman J. M. Young Mrs. Pearl Strickler Mrs. Forrest M. Smith .... President Vice President . Secretary . . . Treasurers . Sponsors INTERLUDE—ONE-ACT PLAY Place: Rooms 102 and 106. Time: Third period any day in the week. Scene I: Jean Thomas, the beautiful Juliet, on a stepladder gazing fondly down on her lovesick Romeo, Frankie Bishop. Scene II: (Peering through the door of 106). “Lawyer” Dolores Chelf (with knees shaking) making her debut in debating. Scene III: Behold a Demosthenes, Lula Cross Chapman, pleading for American democracy. Scene IV: Anetta Loman with a “Pain in Her Sawdust” at Longwood, and Ora May Miller looking into “Dranma’s Drate Big Eyes”; Peggy Rushbrooke at two in the morning “Wanting a ‘Jink’,” and Jeanette Watson explaining “Why I Done Lef’ the Baptis’.” Scene V: Brent Huffman and Mary Louise Crosswhite (with dagger-eyes) using “ arbitration ” in American industry. Scene VI: “Prominent” ones in the forensic circles, whose names we cannot remember rehearsing scenes in speaking, reading, debating, and oratory. Scene VII: Mesdames Smith and Strickler, sponsors, racking their brains and tearing their hair looking for a grade where there is no grade for Boyd Harrison, Bob Frank, Alvin Stump, and John Perrow. First Row, Left to Right: Joyce Rusher, Muilene Harris, Alice Bohon, Claudine Garman, Jean Stan¬ ford, Nancy Ilarveycutter, Peggy Rushbrooke, Alvin Stump, Margaret Anne Boone, Lula Cross Chapman, Lloyd Hinchee, Lee Hartman, Vance Cannaday, Lou Crosswhite, Mary Louise Musser Second Row, Left to Right: Jean Thomas, Pat Smiley, Jeanette Watson, Bob Brammer, Audrey Nichols, Don Brown, Bob Frank, Ora Mae Miller, June Frazier, Margaret Thomas, Betty Painter, Nadine Henderaon, Dolores Chelf, Joan Johnston Third Row, Left to Right: Mrs. Smith, Donald Keith, Ronald Zoll, Brent Huffman, J. M. Young, Robert Jeffreys, Mrs. Strickler, Annetta Loman the pioneer VARSITY FOOTBALL G. H. Spruhan . Coach H. M. Copenhaver . Assistant Coach Marshall Robinson . Assistant Coach Preston Graves. . .Assistant Coach {Volunteer ) When the season opened on September i, eighty boys reported co practice. Eight lettermen returned from last year’s team. The boys spent the first two weeks scrimmaging and polishing up for the opening game against Bedford on September 13. This game, which Andrew Lewis won 20-7, gave needed experience to some of the amateur players. Our first test of the season was against powerful Thomas Jefferson of Richmond. The Presidents were out to avenge their 6-0 defeat at the hands of the Wolverines last year. Many of our students accompanied the players to Richmond to witness a thriller—ending in a 13-13 tie. The following week we lost to the strong team of Vinton—7-0. Our next game was played in a sea of mud against Lane High in Charlottesville. We scored on our first play and won the game 6-0. Then came ihe important game against our “featured” rival Jefferson. Roanoke had one of its best teams in years, and her power proved too much for the JVolverines. After a hard-fought game, Jefferson defeated us 22-0. Afterwards came successive defeats at the hands of Hampton, 26-0, Lynchburg, 19-0. Things looked bad for us for the Danville game. The team played one of its best games, however, tying the Cardinals, 0-0. The following week William Flem¬ ing scored on a long pass during the final four minutes to defeat Andrew Lewis 7-0. Even though we had few victories, the Andrew Lewis school spirit was really in the “limelight” and every “player” displayed fine sportsmanship in the games. First Row, Left to Right: Doc Obenchain {Manager), Bill Ervin, J. M. Young, James McNutt, Donald Keith, Marvin Crowe, Bill Thompson, Boyd Harrison, Donald Wimmer {Manager) Second Row: Clarence Maberry, Melvin Hollandsworth, Lloyd Hinchee, Dan Leonard, Buddy Baker, Glenn Lewis, James Welcher, Leo Perris Third Row: Skeeter Hesmer, Pinky Wilbourne, Jimmy Robertson, George St. John, Wayne Shelor, Brent Huffman, Reginald Tomblin, Julius Jones Not Pictured: Joe Wilbourne (X [ 82 ] the pioneer First Row, Left to Right: Kenneth Wilson {back), Ernest Moore {back), Julius Goodwin {back), James Black {back), Bobby Horne {back), Corbin Wade {back), Clarence Stone {center) Second Row: Alan Carter {end), Richard Burris {guard), Jerry Gordon {guard), George Moore {guard), Harlan Scott {guard), Teddy Walters {guard), Norman Simmon {tackle), Norris Martin {guard), James Mowbray {back) Third Row: Billy Poff {end), Andrew Martin {tackle), Alonzo Kittinger {tackle), Harry Humphreys {tackle), Oma Spencer {center), Peter Peffer {tackle), Hubert Thompson {end), Billy Garst {back) JUNIOR VARSITY The Andrew Lewis Junior Varsity didn’t know the coaching, the players began to play “straight roles, not “pushovers. A. L. A. L. A. L. A. L. A. L. A. L. Jefferson.19 Jefferson. 7 Fleming. 6 Byrd. 8 Nazareth. o Byrd. o Fleming. o score” at the beginning of the season. Llowever, under excellent About the last of the season rheir opponents discovered that they were This is proved by the scores of the following games: o o o 6 18 12 The JV team prepares the boys for varsity ball. They must take the same training as the Varsity squad. The Junior Varsity played the Varsity at scrimmages where they gave them several good work-outs The team was a little slow in getting started, but when it got going it really rolled. You can bet your newest football or Andrew Lewis colors that some of these boys will be “totin ” the pigskin for the Blue and White next year. forty-eight Play by play . . . Hesmer, getting the ball from center, picks up his interference and goes around left end. Mayberry, No. 82, is starting to throw what is a beautiful block. Huff¬ man and McNutt following close behind him get blocks farther down the field, while Hesmer carries the pigskin for a first down. No. 15 almost makes the tackle, but is out-run by Skeeter. Skeeter’s going around that right end behind perfect blocking given by the whole right side of the line. Vance Can- naday, No. 27, throws a nice block on the end and Hesmer picks up about eight yards just short of a first down. Even Robertson, the center gets in on this one. It’s Maberry this time taking that ole ball toward that goal line and he really does go with it. He spins out of the arms of No. 71 and Hinchee, who is running down field through a nice block, aids Maberry to go a few yards farther. “Skeet” carries the mail around right end and this time he doesn’t seem to have any blockers to help him. He gives the man lying on the ground a smashing stiff arm and out-runs two of the three men, but the third one gets him, after he has gained about 18 yards, accounting for another first down. the pioneer FOOTBALL Hollandsworth, taking the ball on a hand-off, dashes wide around end, giving two Fleming players a mean look and a stiff arm for a gain in the second quarter. Incidentally, “Holly” out-runs the two Fleming boys and is forced outside a few seconds later by several more players. Here is the ole off-tackle play that is always good for a gain when we need it. Shelor and Mitchell are opening a hole in the right side of the line for Skeeter to come through, but he is trapped by the line backer. St. John and Wilbourne are making an attempt to help him, but are too late. This is one of the ole favorite plays where “Pinky,” the left end, gets a short pass over center. The pass is good and it is a good catch, but they are waiting on him. He fails to make a first down but it is a good gain. Huffman, left guard, rushes up to “Pinkey’s” aid. Shelor lying on the ground after throw¬ ing a block to protect the passer. Here is the result of a pass thrown by Keith to Hesmer. This gives “Skeet” quite a gain until he is pulled down from behind by two Fleming players. As Hesmer speeds down the field he is charged by the safety man, who is met with a smashing stiff arm. forty-eight [ 85 ] FOOTBALL Buddy Baker Vance Cannaday Marvin Crowe Bill Ervin (Center) (Back) (End) (Back) Leo Ferris Boyd Harrison Skeeter Hesmer Lloyd Hinchee (End) (Guard) (Back) (Guard) Melvin Hollandsworth Brent Huffman Donald Keith Glenn Lewis (Back) (Guard) (Back) (Center) the pioneer FOOTBALL Clarence Maberry {Back) Jimmy McNutt {Back) David Mitchell {Tackle) Jimmy Robertson {Center) Wayne Shelor {End.) George St. John {Tackle) Bill Thompson {End) James Welcher {Guard) “Pinky” Wilbourne {Back) “Soup” Wimmer J. M. Young “Doc” Obenshain {Back) Warren Blosser {Managers) forty-eight [87 ] BASKETBALL Although Andrew Lewis wasn’t in the “headlines,” the students can be proud of the team, for it played hard and clean all the way. Our team went to the DuPont tournament in Waynesboro for the first time. We got off to a good start by defeating our “featured” rival, Jefferson, before bowing to Lynchburg. The team defeated Danville here, but in Danville, the Wol¬ verines lost. We lost in Lynchburg, but won a victory over Glass High here in the best game of the year. The Andrew Lewis team was defeated twice by both Jefferson’s and William Fleming’s championship clubs, but in turn A. L. won over William Byrd twice. The team was hurt by the “exits” of regulars, Clarence Maberry and Vance Cannaday at midterm. These places were ably filled by the reserves. Jimmy Robertson led the scoring of the season, but was closely followed by Skeeter Hesmer. The schedule and scores: A. L. Opp. A. L. Opp December 26—Jefferson. . 39 35 January 30—Danville. . 4 1 45 December 27—Lvnchburg. . 22 27 February 3—William Byrd. . 59 41 January 9—Danville. . 48 3 i February 13—Lynchburg. . 36 34 January 16—Lvnchburg. . 33 4 i February 17—William Bvrd. . 43 25 January 20—William Fleming. . 38 53 February 20—Jefferson. . 20 33 January 23—Jefferson. . 30 38 February 24—William Fleming. . 32 34 Vance Cannaday (Guard) Melvin Hollandsworth (Guard) Jimmy Robertson (Forward) Madison Grisso (Guard) Donald Keith (Guard) Pinky Wilbourne (Center) Skeeter Hesmer (Forward) Clarence Maberry (Guard) John Turbyfill (Manager) the pioneer BASKETBALL SNAPS Ilesmer fires one from the middle of the floor. Robertson throws one out of his hat. Sheet tries his left for a change. IVhat ' cha lookin ' at. Pinkey? Ilesmer goes in for a lay-up. That ' s some dribble you got there, Holly! Just leave it to Jimmy to make a goal from anywhere. Wilbourne finally gets in and spins to shoot. CHEERLEADERS Peggy Anne Smith Judy Holladay Juanita Butt Martha Kime (Head Cheerleader) Lloyd Campbell Bobby Chadwick A TOAST “ORCHIDS” to the Cheerleaders of ’47 and ’48! They have led our cheers through victory and defeat. Let’s give “15” for our Cheerleaders! f 1 Every year we take “time out” for girls’ sports. We started the year by serving a grand ping-pong tournament. Anyone watching one of these tournaments knows the excitement of the close games. The champion ping-pong player of ’47 and ’48 is Keturah Pillow with Frankie Bishop as runner-up. Although fieldball and soccer had no place in after-school events, they were “Box Office” attractions in the gym classes. Basketball was the next attraction and many girls “appeared” on the scene. In any¬ one’s language, basketball is a grand sport. This year we had a team from each of the grades, each group competing for top honors. Close on the heels of basketball, followed volleyball, badminton, peteca, and shuffle- board. Spectators entering the gym the first few minutes of a class would find the girls playing anyone of the above-named sports, and interest was high concerning all four of these sports. Peteca, a Brizilian game, is new in this school. Originating in Brazil it was brought to America by a Brazilian newspaperman. Peteca carried top honors in after school events, as well as in the gym classes. Badminton followed peteca in top interest. “Don’t step on the birdie,” is a familiar cry when some are playing the sport. Shuffleboard, a favorite, not only in school, but also outside, is on t he list of top honor sports. Remember how hard you tried to get the disk in the paying section only to have it knocked off again? Before we know it spring is here and young girls’ fancies lightly turn to thoughts of—tennis and softball—naturally. Many have gathered at the tennis courts since the beginning of the tournament. The tournament is still in progress and it is anyone’s guess as to who will come out on top. We end our year with softball, one of our most popular sports. We are looking forward to finding out which softball team will be the best. We feel that much of the success of the girls’ sports season is due to the enthusiasm and inspira¬ tion of our “coach,” Phyllis W. Terry. Phyllis W. Terry Director of Girls’ Physical Education forty-eight [ 91 ] Se+Uosi Basketball 7 earn First Row, Left to Right: Cammie Spotts, Sue Pof, Rita Friend, Charlotte Driscoll, Frankie Bishop Second Row: Jeanette Watson, Juanita Butt, Betty Viar, Barbara Norris Sapltamose Basketball Jea+n First Row, Left to Right: Sheridan Carter, Doris Turner; Martha Jane Curry, Claudette Kemper, Mary Ellen Whitmore Second Row: Sue Garnett, Fay Gray, Lucille Hill, Irene Swedberg {Ju+uxMi Basketball 7 earn First Row, Left to Right: Martha Kime, Dolores ChelJ, Doris Roop, Pat Smiley Second Row: Lois Bayse, Jane Ann Matheny, Dianna M iller rf-Hjesluncui Basketball Jeasn First Row, Left to Right: Jane Tingler, Doris Aider- man, Irmogene Hilton, Betty Jean Compton, Sheilda Jett Second Row: Mary Anne Logan, Ann Thompson, Jeanette Coleman, Ella Hayes, Betty Cook the pioneer Manacjesi, BaAJzetball 7earn, and Physical Education IdeHitanti. First Row, Left to Right: Rita Friend , Donnie Spotts, Betty Taylor Second Row: Edith Flayden, Barbara Norris (Janet Carter, absent ) 7ennid. Seated in Front: Mary Louise Crosswhite, Champion, ’47 Back Row: Standing: Frankie Bishop, Betty Moses, Lucille Lee, Joyce Crosszvhite, Fay Gray, Irene Swedberg, J irginia Francisco, Charlotte Thomas, Juanita Butt, Sheridan Carter, Jeanette Watson Play-Ojjlj in Pinc .-P ancj Keturah Pillow .Champion Frankie Bishop .Second Place S tUU Seated in Front: Virginia Francisco, Charlotte Thomas, Sheilda Jett, Jeanette Watson, Juanita Butt, Doris Roop, Sue Poff, Irene Swedberg, Sheridan Carter Standing: Frankie Bishop, Evelyn Johnson, Doris Lane, Mary Sue Garnett, Edith Hayden, Fay Gray, Mary Spraker, Lucille Lee, Betty Moses forty-eight FIELDBALL SHUFFLEBOARD “Ready for a penalty corner” “Make it count” BASKETBALL “Get that ball, Betty” Senior-Freshman Basketball Game SQUARE DANCING “Pass right through” ARCHERY “The important thing . . . BADMINTON “Now remember . . .” the pioneer [ 94 ] CONGRATULATIONS, GRADUATES! SALEM CONSTRUCTION COMPANY 1102 Tennessee Street Salem, Virginia HIGHWAYS RAILROADS HEAVY CONSTRUCTION Phone 751 [ 96 ] A feUtoetila ' i ' View- of a qpcucal Setuosi ' d. 1bay Eight-thirty in old A. L.—A mad clamor at the front door, locker doors slamming and off we go to discuss some of the problems of the day with our cohorts. But before we have turned around, or much more than that, the first bell tolls its note of alarm. There’s a mad rush (that’s the lower classmen getting back to their homerooms). By this time even the Juniors are thinning out—but the Seniors remain sedately but determinedly in their favorite haunts and wait for the second bell before they even start their long weary trudge to homeroom roll call. After a short nap in homeroom period, the race begins again and we’re off to first period—what a thought! homework unfinished and tired as a dead duck. (Turn to page qS) Amoco Products Radio Service WOODSON PONTIAC COMPANY Salem, Virginia 1104 West Main Street Pho ne Salem - 1050 HOTEL FORT LEWIS The Friendly Hotel Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Montgomery, Owners 202 E. Main Street Phone 47 Salem, Virginia [ 97 ] I SinoculaSL r Uieut of a Atypical Se+tiosi ' 4. Sbay ( ' Continued from page 97) Miss Annie has us hard at work long before the last stragglers have finally found their resting places. There’s a gentle rap on the door followed by “Does anyone want to buy a paper?” All is quiet again and time passes and our minds wander right along with it, until we are rudely awakened by Mi ss Annie’s “Wake up, sonny, come to the party!” First period finally draws to a doleful close and off we tear again to finish those conversations started in the dim, gray light of dawn. Another bell and we stumble wearily into second period, be it Macbeth, the binomial theorem, or hie, haec, hoc. We are finally released and a soft trampling sound is heard as we file orderly out of the rooms. Soon we are confronted with the realization that it is third period and time for another class in English under Mr. Snapp. English is only a formal name for this class which deals with anything and everything from current hair styles to the death of Jezebel. Then, “Missy, what is your conception of the ideal man?” from Mr. Snapp. This period is one of the highlights of the day. Now Physics class or lunch period comes around. For those fortunate Seniors who have Miss Charlotte Goodwin for Physics the memory of a wonderful experience in absorbing food and Physics at the same time will long remain. Attbrpto ICpuiifl Glauent “ Famous for Steaks ” Route 11, West of Salem Phone 9178 NORMAN ' S RESTAURANT J fcutocula ' i QJcecui a ypjccU Senior ' i bay Lunch time! Oh, joy! But with lunch already consumed we have nothing to do but gossip and dodge the immortal “squirts” of the water pistols (“squirts” referring to the HoO as well as the boys that fire them). A little conference with Mrs. Pedigo about the doings of the Betas and on down the hall to see what all the commotion is about in 104. Miss Sarah Goodwin has just popped another one of her famous jokes. Oh! Oh! There’s the bell—lunch time ends too soon, but with next period study hall, why worry? Of course, we hate to interrupt that famous and eternal discussion of Communism, but “Mrs. Smith, may I go to the Library?” is inevitable. Another hour runs swiftly by between Life and Mademoiselle. Time taken up with “hearing” and reading (?) is educational, so they say. Now the day is almost over, but the longest of the fifty-minute periods in the day still remains. The sixth period bell sends all scurrying and we end the day with Mrs. Strickler entertaining the class with a poem read over her glasses. And at long last a seemingly endless day finds us running for our buses with an armful of books (which will be carried back to school tomorrow none the worse for the wear). This happens to us one hundred and eighty days, but it makes up the most wonderful year of our lives, our Senior year in high school. Reviewed by the “Typical Seniors” [ 99 ] SbneddUu (loamd the. Stand ROOM ioi The sun shines bright In ole room one-o-one. We’re happy and gay And we have lots of fun! In all the drives, We work hard to attain The place that’s first Because of pride for our name. We try to keep Our homeroom neat and clean, Pride is the cause Once again for this thing. One gleeful throng We are here in this group. Would not you like To come join this gay troupe? CONGRATULATIONS TO Graduates of Andrew Lewis Shenandoah School of Business 118H East Main Street Phone 555-J Salem, Virginia Enroll Notv Diploma and Refresher Courses in ACCOUNTING SHORTHAND BUSINESS ENGLISH BUSINESS MATHEMATICS TYPING BUSINESS SPELLING COMPTOMETER Regular Quarters Begin—September, February, June Day School — Evening Classes [ 100 ] Today . . . MORE People are reading THE ROANOKE TIMES MORNINGS AND SUNDAYS AND (Ehp iSoatiokr Wurlii-NpltiH EVENINGS Than Ever Before rxspenj of library ol Aridr w Lewis Hieh Schoc Tbaeddi+uj, Rotund of, the. Staid. “What’s that?” ROOM 102 “Oh! that’s just some of the characters in Room 102 laughing at one of Mrs. Strickler’s jokes.” Then, there are always the quiet, peaceful devotional moments in our homeroom. Mrs. Strickler always takes time out to contribute her little bits of wisdom to the students—No, she “doesn’t charge a thing for that.” Remember, when you’re a Senior in 102, you are in safe care under the guidance of our dear “Pearl.” As the bell rings for first period, we troop out of 102 ready to start the day with a smile! ROOM 103 The bell rings—our “director” enters— Some students are reading the barometer to see whether to expect a blizzard or a rainstorm. The girls are trembling due to the fresh air, and the boys eye them humorously. It is now time for the morning devotions and then the daily discussion session. Any subject may be the topic, and if in doubt the dictionary is consulted. Whenever any necessity arises, every Senior in 103 is privileged to make an exit. Yes, the homeroom period in 103 is really a highlight of the day. (Turn to page 102) [ 101 ] SbneMinCf hoosni. the StaSiA. (Continued from page ioi ) ROOM 104 Do you want a pass to the library? If you do, luck is with you, if you are in 104. All passes are spoken for during homeroom period in the morning, eliminating all quarreling between periods as to who will get to go. But don’t forget, be sure to bring them back! After being locked in her room, having boys climb in and out the window to open the door— depending upon whether the doorknob was in the room or in the office—or carrying the doorknob around with her half the time, Miss Goodwin has at last succeeded in having a doorknob put on the door! ROOM 106 Did you ever happen to be in 106 early in the morning exactly three seconds before bell time and look up and see someone coming in at breakneck speed with his tongue hanging out? He’s a one-o- six-er. After roll call and excuses are settled and we have our devotionals, then the hub-bub starts. Each person must turn around and tell the next fellow his latest escapade, all about last night’s date, or maybe his newest corny joke. And then what do we hear but a soft voice quietly pleading with us, “Ladies and Gentlemen, remember you’re Seniors”—and then we sink down in our seats, sorry for our sins, and get to work. Then the bell rings and we’re off to the real thing. SKYLINE CLEANERS Quality Work Dependable Sendee Phone 1233 601 College Avenue Salem, Virginia [ 102 ] GLENN-MINNICH “ The Store with the Friendly Door " HIGH SCHOOL SHOP Third Floor “ Clothes for the Younger Young Men” CALDWELL-SITES CO. ROANOKE, VIRGINIA Office Equipment and Supplies Mimeograph Ditto Duplicating Machine Stationery Sporting Goods Gifts 4. What’cha thinking? 5. Three little girls in “white.” 6. Intermission. 1. Ready to be shot. 2. “ Readin’, ’sitin ' , and ’rithmetic.” 3. Hard at work (?) [ 103 ] Muiical Scone. ALMA MATER Oh, Andrew Lewis, school adored, Our Alma Mater dear, Fond memories of thee we’ll hold Our hearts and minds to cheer, We’ll evermore thy name adore, And honors to thee bring, And now thy sons and daughters true, Loud praises to thee sing. Compliments of SALEM CREAMERY T elephones Salem-163 Roanoke-2-8753 Salem, Virginia WlLEY-HALL MOTORS, Inc. Bring your Ford Back Florae for Service Telephone 800-801 [ 104 ] Choice Steaks, Chops and Roasts 212 East Main Street Salem, Virginia BLUE TEAM We will fight, fight, for the blue team, When the blue and white appears, We will pull like heck for the blue team When they hear our mighty cheers—Rah! Rah! We will circle end for the blue team When they romp right down the field Touchdown! Touchdown! Blue Team! Old Roanoke High will surely yield. (Turn to page 106 ) WEBBER ' S PHARMACY PRESCRIPTIONS Purity and Accuracy C. E. Webber, Pharmacist Pauline G. Webber Jean P. Webber Phone 48 Broad and Main Streets Salem, Virginia [ 105 ] Musical Soosie (i Continued from page 105) SALEM BORN AND SALEM BRED I’m Salem horn and Salem bred And when I die I’ll be Salem dead. Rah! Rah! for Salem, Salem, Rah! Rah! for Salem, Salem, Rah! Rah! for Salem, Rah! Rah! Rah! The blue and white will wave on high, We’ll win this game today or die. Rah! Rah! for Salem, Salem! Rah! Rah! for Salem, Salem! Rah! Rah! for Salem, Rah! Rah! Rah! Victor Blue, Owner J- P. Anderson, Service Manager SALEM ELECTRIC COMPANY Dealers in “ Hot point " Appliances - —Electrical Contractors Telephone 123 306 E. Main Street Salem, Virginia Electrical Service—At Your Service WOODWARD STUDIOS Photographers for this Annual since 1923 Best Wishes! 33 E. Main Street Salem, Virginia Phone 8 -J [ 106 ] DODGE — PLYMOUTH CARS Dodge Job-Rated Trucks Sales and Service Parts and Accessories SHUFFLEBARGER MOTORS, INC. 3 West Main Street Salem, Virginia SALEM FURNITURE COMPANY Complete House Furnishings Norge Appliances 113 Main Street Salem, Virginia auioniiic nm uuniir Mud-ical Scosue VICTORY There is a high school in this state, And its football team will rate—yes will rate, For the Blue Team of dear Andrew Lewis High will win that game today ... or die, Andrew Lewis we adore you, Loyal Blue Team we are for you, And our colors Blue and White shall wave in victory. Fight, Fight, for Andrew Lewis High—Lewis High. Fight, Fight, a touchdown is our cry—is our cry, Oh Blue Team brave, put down the enemy, Victory! Victory! Victory! [ 107 J DYNAMO—DYNAMITE SALEM YELL P p. (levue Dy . . . na mo . . . Let’s Go Dy . . . namite . . . Let’s Fight Dynamo, Dynamite Let’s go! Let’s fight! ANDREW LEWIS Andrew Lewis-Andrew Lewis A-N-D-R-E-W L-E-W-I-S Andrew-Lewis Fight’em team, Fight’em. With a S With an A With a S-A-L With an E With a M With a S-A-L-E-M Salem, Salem, Salem. FIGHT BLUE, FIGHT WHITE Fight-Blue Fight-White Fight-Team, Fight-Fight. Registered Jeweler American Gem Society BUSH HANCOCK CLOTHING COMPANY, Inc. For over 36 Years “The Man’s Store” Accessories for the Well-Dressed Man f 106 Campbell Avenue, S. W. Phone 2-0254 [ 108 ] VIRGINIA SOUTHERN COLLEGE BECAUSE Style Comes First Departments: Kennett School of Commerce Accounting and Business Administration School of Secretarial Training MitchelI CLOglNG 1 - 0 Request Catalog L-107 Campbell Avenue at Third Street, S. W. Roanoke, Virginia Roanoke, Virginia “ Will you be my Valentine?” Snap! Shot! Enthusiastic fans. “All-State” Forward. “Santa Claus is coming to town.” Pep Peaue LOCOMOTIVE S—A—L—E—M S—A—L—E—M S-A-L-E-M Raaaaaaaaaaaah! Saaaaaaaaaaaaaalem! ! ! Fight! Fight! Fight! CENTER END TACKLE GUARD Center—End—Tackle—Guard Get together—Hit ’em hard— Hit ’em High Hit ’em Low Yeaaaa Salem Let’s Go! GOTTSCHALK ' S GARAGE General Automobile Repair 8-10 Broad Street Phone 375 Salem, Virginia Metropolitan Cafe and Soda Grill “ Roanoke ' s Foremost Eating Place ” Air-Conditioned “ Good Food is Good Health ” MEMBER OF State and National Restaurant Association 510 South Jefferson Street Roanoke, Virginia WERTZ OPTICAL COMPANY GUILD OPTICIAN 27 Franklin Road Dial 9015 F. E. Wertz, Optician Roanoke, Virginia SIDNEY ' S 501 South Jefferson Street ROANOKE, VIRGINIA Phone 184 George Saunders Late Appointments DELMAR ' S BEAUTY SALON 214 2 Main Street Salem, Virginia Compliments of THOMASON ' S Jewelers Salem, Virginia [ no ] 0 A K E Y PEACOCK-SALEM CLEANER INCORPORATED The Finest Cleaning and Pressing LAUNDERERS AND CLEANERS WE DELIVER - First and Alabama Streets Salem - Virginia Salem, Virginia (leuue WOLVERINES Wolverines—Wolverines—Do your best Win this game for S. H. S. With some pep And some steam We’ll walk away with the Roanoke Team. YEA - - AA Team Hold team, Fight Team. Rah! Rah! Yea, Team, Hold Team, Rah! Fight - - Team - -Fight Team Fight - - Ho Fight Yeaaaaaa Wolverines Fight- - Fight - - Fight. W. R. Cross J. R. Goodwin, Jr. W. C. Goodwin H. M. WOOD GOODWIN INSURANCE REALTY COMPANY, INC. Plumbing and Heating “ Dividend Paying Insurance ” 15 South College Avenue Phone 403 Salem, Virginia Salem, Virginia [Ill] PEP YELLS Pep. Go team Go! We want a touchdown! Hold that line! Block that kick Fight Team fight! Peaue NORTH, EAST, SOUTH, WEST North, East, South, West, Who’s better than all the rest? Andrew Lewis Fight’em team, Fight’em. J. M. HOSTETTER MODERN DRESS SHOP Salem ' s Friendly Jeweler STYLES Fort Lewis Hotel Building To Please Everyone Phone 1108 Phone 865 Salem, Virginia OLDSMOBILE Compliments of Sales and Service i—i COMPLETE REPAIR SERVICE GREEN MARKET Phone 300—Salem 8 E. Main Street Salem, Virginia HART MOTOR COMPANY Phone 1175 400 E. Main Street Compliments of SALEM ' S SCHOOL OF MORGAN ' S BEAUTY CULTURE SUPERMARKET 9Y 2 West Main Street Frozen Foods Groceries Fresh Meats Phone 654 Salem, Virginia 25 E. Main Street Phone 1033 [ 112 ] 7 4e £p,an.tmcoVi Gneed. The Player: He lives clean and plays hard. He plays for the love of the game. He wins without boasting, he loses without excuses, and he never quits. He respects officials and accepts their decisions without question. He never forgets that he represents his school. The Coach: He inspires in his boys a love for the game and the desire to win. He teaches them that it is better to lose fairly than to win unfairly. He leads players and spectators to respect officials by setting them a good example. He is the type of man he wants his boys to be. The Official: He knows the rules. He is fair and firm in all decisions. He calls them as he sees them. He treats players and coaches courteously and demands the same treatment for himself. He knows the game is for the boys, and lets them have the spotlight. The Spectator: He never boos a player or official. He appreciates a good play, no matter who makes it. He knows that the school gets the blame or the praise for his conduct. He recognizes the need for more sportsmen and fewer “sports.” ■—Kentucky High School Athletic Association FLY For Business For Pleasure HOGAN TIRE CO. Martin-O ' Brien Flying Service ESSO PRODUCTS WOODRUM FIELD 312-318 Luck Avenue, West Phone 3-2022 Veteran Training Dial 2-3314 107 West Campbell Avenue Roanoke, Virginia [ 113 ] Property or .Horary A ■ rf ' mrv T OI bry 1 9 Utiiostical liachtfSio-und ANDREW LEWIS, THE SCHOOL Time: June, 1948. Place: Andrew Lewis High School. Setting: Corner College Avenue, 4th Street—Salem, Va. Past: The present school of A. L. was built in 1933 for the cost of $275,000. The total number of students “taking part” in 1933 was 887 with 164 graduates. The number of mem¬ bers on the “Staff of Directors” was 26. In 1936 an additional wing was constructed on the back of the building. Andrew Lewis was built with a modern gymnasium, cafeteria, industrial arts shop, laboratory, and one of the finest auditoriums in the State. Present: In September, 1947, the total enrollment was 1,375. The faculty members numbered 55 for 1947-48. One hundred and ninety-three “Stars” made their “exit” in 1948. ANDREW LEWIS, THE PIONEER Andrew Lewis, one of the greatest Indian fighters of Western Virginia, is acclaimed as the greatest military leader in the history of Roanoke County. He was born in Donegal, Province of Ulster, Ireland, in 1720, the son of Margaret Lynn and John Lewis. (Turn to page iij) “THE STORE OF SERVICE” SMEAD WEBBER Phone 50 214 E. Main Street Salem, Virginia “THE REXALL STORE” W. B. Dillard Drug Co. Phone 3 223 E. Main Street Salem, Virginia Prescription Druggists Dr. Pepper Bottling Co. Drink a Bite to Eat 10, 2 and 4 o’clock [ 114 ] ottiAiosucal feacJztyuui+tcL (Continued from page 114) As a young man Andrew Lewis was very courageous and energetic in the wilderness, where dangers from Indian attacks and wild animals were constant. The indescribable hardships, were known to this pioneer. Andrew Lewis was 6 feet and 4 inches tall, blonde, with heavy dark eyebrows. He was stern in appearance, kindly and genial in manner. In 1748, he married Elizabeth Gevens. They had five sons and one daughter. Andrew Lewis served in Braddock’s army during the French and Indian War. On June 9, 1755, Braddock was defeated at Fort Duquesne, and Andrew Lewis was captured by the French. After defeat many Indian attacks were made on the settlers in the valley of Virginia. Due to these fierce attacks Colonel Andrew Lewis commanded the “Sandy Expedition” to suppress the Shawnees. He performed his greatest service to his country when as a commissioner from Virginia he met eight others in conference with 3,000 Indians in New York, which opened the western lands for settle¬ ment. He must have been an impressive figure for the Governor of New York remarked “The earth seemed to tremble beneath him as he walked.” In 1774, Colonel Andrew Lewis with his army of 1,000 men marched across the Ohio to join Dun- more in a great movement against the Indians. The great battle ending this expedition was the defeat of Cornstalk, the great Shawnee chieftain, at Point Pleasant. This victory of the frontiersmen was not only complete, but it was one of the decisive contests of America, for it gave the central west to civili¬ zation. It was because of this victory that Andrew Lewis merited the title, “Hero of Point Pleasant.” In 1781, after four years of fighting in the Revolutionary War, General Lewis resigned his command in the army because of a fever contacted in the low country. On September 20, 1781, Andrew Lewis died. Andrew Lewis High School was certainly named in honor of a great pioneer, and Andrew Lewis pupils should always strive to live up to his name. JOHN NORMAN Compliments INCORPORATED of A 1 M COMPANY Fine Clothes For Salem, Virginia Men and Boys [ 115 ] Leap Year — 1948. May and “ Hes Tripping the light fantastic. Motor Age Number please? Shooting the scene. PHELPS ARMISTEAD LITTRELL ' S BARBER and BEAUTY SHOP Furniture and Electrical Appliances Modern—Sanitary 113 Campbell Avenue, West 207 E. Main Street Salem, Virginia Roanoke, Virginia Call 64 for Appointment READ The High School News B UTN ER IN Plumbing and Heating THE TIMES-REGISTER Engineers Published by Electrical Appliances SALEM PUBLISHING 209 College Avenue COMPANY Phone 634 Salem, Virginia Commercial Printers [ 116 ] On with the Show- One likes to look into the future and reminisce about the past . . . and for reminiscing we decided to have a reunion of the Class of ’48—-as for looking into the future here is what we saw and heard: Well, everyone was there, simply everyone! 1 ! The first person we saw was MILDRED GARNETT an up and coming radio singer. Listen in some time, she’s on station Ruff every Tuesday night. Another of our old classmates added a lot to the day with her new vocation. That was STRANNA LESLIE who went around all day snappin’ pictures to help us remember this famous class. There came RICHARD HURT just home from Annapolis, and did he look slick! Ever heard of those two up and coming cartoonists, JOE HUBBARD and GORDAN GUNTER? Sure you have! They draw the strip, “Big Chief Pain in the Face.” Oh, there was so much to see and hear. A couple of the girls had just been on a cruise. These traveled young ladies were none other than our own BARBARA ADAMS and ARBUTUS AGEE. We missed a couple of our old members though. JOHN SHANK had gone to Argentina as the U. S. ambassador and PEGGY SMITH had sailed on the same boat to serve as financier for a large shipping company. ANNETTA LOMAN was in Oregon as a Director of Religious Education in one of the churches. LILLIAN MOSES was on her way to Brazil as a missionary, too. RITA FRIEND, now national director of Girl Scouts, had gone to Switzerland to a conference and couldn’t be present. They were all in our minds and we hope they will succeed, as all A. L. students always do. Now let’s see who else was there, in body as well as in spirit. The next face we remember seeing was that of HOMER SHOW ALTER. He was still trying to figure out the words to “I’m My Own Grandpaw.” (Think we could easily understand his dilemma.) This could have been considered a farewell party for DAVID SISLER as he left the next week to “see the world.” RALPH PLUNKETT went with David on the world tour. (Turn to page 118) UNITED PAWNSHOP Congratulations 16-18 South Jefferson Street FROM Corner Salem Avenue GEORGE T. HITCH Dial 5788 Jeweler Sam J. Krisch 118 West Campbell Avenue Roanoke, Virginia Roanoke, Virginia HOFHEIMERS, Inc. Shoes for Every Occasion 8 eiotRiers-UloberdosKers 305 South Jefferson Street IHlib IC« H Phone 2-2929 Roanoke, Virginia [ 117 ] On uAttlt the. Sltcuu {Continued, from page up) A couple of teachers were in our midst but for once we didn’t have to mind our P’s and Q’s for they were our own JUNE FRAZIER, Home Ec teacher at old A. L., lucky girl, IMOGENE HARRIS, one of the promising French teachers of the day, and ORA MAY MILLER, a very charming English teacher. DORIS CROTTS is now the French teacher at our Alma Mater. Not even French would be hard with a teacher like that! JIMMY COMER and GEORGE BOWMAN still stick together, just like in the good old days— they have bought out “Consolidated Glue.” JUANITA BLTTT left for Hollywood the next week for a screen test for the new picture, “Now Is the Minute.” MARY LOU CROSSWHITE, a big adver¬ tising manager in New York, is now sponsoring the Broadway play, “No Ado About Something,” starring JOAN JOHNSTON. ALVIN STUMP, that good-natured senior of ’48, is now “Life” on the program, “Life Can Be Beautiful.” ORVILLE SIGMON owns a home on a hill with a very special HILL. VERNON BESS has taken over the local drug store and is well liked by all his customers as an ambitious young pharmacist. MELVIN BOWLING is now with Pu Dont as a chemical engineer. JAMES HARRIS is also a chemical engineer. Some of the old classmates that we didn’t have much time to talk to were EDSEL CONNER (still crazy about hunting), JAMES WELCHER (quite a famous dancer for GMG studios now), CHARLOTTE DRISCOLL (we heard she graduated from Averettand then settled down to a very happy, little, rose-covered cottage), JACK MOWBRAY (he’s in aviation), and MARGARET ANN BOONE (she had her book, “Lassie Go Back,” published). RACHEL McCORMICK is private secretary to Tord and Laylor in New York. THEODORA SAVA, whose genial personality won so many friends for her in the past has now won for her a spot on the Ramble Soup program as M. C. Just about this time we were confronted by CARRIE LEE PATTE- SON and REBA REESE loudly proclaiming the glories of V. P. I., as if they had some special reasons Goodwin-Williams COLONIAL THEATRE Chevrolet Corporation Salem, Virginia Sales Service The Finest in Motion Picture Entertainment Phone 303 Salem, Virginia SALEM MOTORS, INC. SUN BRAND “ Your DeSoto and Plymouth Dealer " NOTION CO. 17 West Main Street Wholesale Notions and Novelties Phone 1110 Salem, Virginia Salem, Virginia [ 118 ] EYES EXAMINED GLASSES FITTED Prescriptions Filled Dr. 0. F. RUSSOW Optometrist Hotel Fort Lewis Building Salem, Virginia Bus. Phone 1108 Office Hours Res. Dial 8266 9:30 A. m. to 5:00 p. m. SHOP AT Roanoke’s Most Popular Ready-to-Wear Store JOSEPH SPIGEL, Inc. Air Conditioned No Beer or Wine You’ll Enjoy Eating at the Lighthouse Restaurant Fine Foods from Land and Sea Sandwiches Fountain Service 511 South Jefferson Street Roanoke, Virginia KANE FURNITURE CO., Inc. 22 East Campbell Avenue Roanoke, Virginia “ Roanoke s Fast-Saving Furniture Store 0 t until the Sluuu {Continued from page 118) for this praise (we wonder). Sitting off to themselves (we had to intrude) were BETTY LUCAS and BOBBY CHADWICK discussing the big time they had in Florida last summer. They’ll tell you there’s no place like it, however, if we took a vote Andrew Lewis would probably win ten to one. FRANKIE BISHOP has just graduated from a Roanoke hospital and she tells us that WILLIAM is in Germany now as a civil engineer helping with the reconstruction work. And good old CLARENCE was there laying them in the road in the usual MABERRY manner. JUDY BROWN told us that she was doing Social Work now and who could be better with a personality like hers? There were a couple of get-rich-quickers in the Class of ’48 and so they all struck out to Alaska. NELVIN HOBACK made a cool million in oil, while EUGENE WEST started the first Photomobile in Alaska and is doing quite well so we hear; JACK WILLETT never got over his interest in girls and finally settled down to a nice little millionaire heiress of his own, while HAROLD WRIGHT is now managing Stoneyfellow’s Willow Run plant and is the top salary man in the nation. Guess what JEAN THOMAS greeted us with? That’s right, that old, “You’re cute, kid, but who likes kids?” Same old JEAN but she’s quite a successful journalist. BETTY JEAN SISK is also a journalist on the staff of “Ugh.” EVELYN GILLESPIE came around to talk in her usual happy manner. She’s on the Woof Dog Food program as the star vocalist. CONNIE STEVENS has be¬ come quite a successful interior decorator. Of course we were delighted to hear about all of her ex¬ periences and all she would say after that was, “Oh, Pooh!” A couple of our cronies got a band together and made quite a name for themselves. LYNN DEYERLE plays drums, and JLDY HOLLADAY sings. You probably know them by GENE DRA¬ PER and His Hot Capers. One of our little ladies actually got to Carnegie Corridor. That was MAE McCRAY, a prominent concert pianist. ELLA MAE DRAPER and EVIE CHAPMAN teamed up and are now appearing with the New York Philharmonious. JAMES KINZIE and JACQUE HITE will appear in a concert in Washington to open the social season there. {Turn to page 126) [ 119 ] Q+t with the Sluuu (Continued from page iiq) LEON BOONE owns a big cattle ranch in the west and is what you might call a “country gentle¬ man.” FRED GREGG is in Detroit now working as a Diesel engineer. SAMMIE BLOUNT went north also as a radio engineer. Then we heard that LEE HARTMAN was quite an up and coming engineer in the Philippines. DAVID CARR got on the coaching staff at Luke University. MELVIN HARMON and LOU ANNA ETTER are bookkeepers for one of the big firms in Roanoke. Then there were those wonderful girls “with a smile in their voices”—SUE POFF, one of the stars on the ’48 basketball team; RUTH CLARK, remember how sweet and gentle she was?—She hasn’t changed a bit; FAYE LAVINDER, her smile wasn’t confined to her voice, and LORENE SIMP¬ SON, just as cute as ever, and we guessed from her glowing countenance that her position was only temporary. There were a couple of lab technicians in our midst who were quite excited over their work— BETTY VIAR, just as ambitious and full of life as you ever saw her; HELEN AMES, looking quite starchy in her white uniform, and GWYN ANDREWS, very interested in an intern at Duke and he in her. We heard that JEAN STANFORD is a very prominent psychiatrist. There were a couple of interns themselves in our little gathering, MARY LOLI MUSSER and CHARLIE DORSEY being the young cut-ups. MARY VIRGINIA GASKINS is now head nurse at the Lewis- Gale. We were quite proud of EDITH HAYDEN and her basketball ability on the nurses’ team when Jefferson Hospital played the Roanoke Hospital. JEANNINE ASSAID is nursing now, but we hear that her correspondence in France is pretty heavy. Three little girls in white that we didn’t get to see much were JANE SCOTT, JEAN HARTMAN, and JEAN BROWN. AUDREY NICHOLS wasn’t able to come to our little meet as she is now in Korea as a missionary nurse. We wouldn’t want to bore you with all this medical talk but just have to tell you what a prominent dentist MELVIN HOLLANDSWORTH is. Then in walked CAROLYN CHARLTON—she’s a nurse now, too. (Turn to page 121) Compliments of H. S. SHAFER TRIANGLE SERVICE STATION College Avenue and Boulevard Joe R. Hardison SINCLAIR GAS AND OIL Washing and Greasing COLONIAL BEAUTY SHOP DIXIE CAVERNS PHONE 660 An Underground Wonderland Salem, Virginia 7 Miles West of Salem on U. S. 11 KIMMERLING BROS., Inc. Fine Flowers 25 Franklin Road, S. W. Dial 7315 Compliments of B. FORMAN SONS [ 120 ] 0+t until the Sliaut {Continued from page 120) LLOYD CAMPBELL, now a big time engineer, RONALD ZOLL, a big wheel in the industrial world, and JEANETTE WATSON, the little lady who made the national women’s softball team last year, were discussing the probability of enlarging the A. L. gym. The WIRT boys, JACK and JAMES, “took to the air”—they’re pilots at Woodrum Field. BOBBY JEFFREYS and BILL HUGHES are now on the photography staff of “Whiff,” a big perfume advertising periodical. JOHN RECTOR stayed in Salem to become a prominent businessman, but he delights the Lions’ Minstrel audiences each year in his role of “Tiny.” EDNA TLIRNER joined the Wacs after graduation and entertained us all with the tales of some far off places she’s been. Good-natured BILL POAGE now runs the group of chain stores, “Tick or Tack.” GEORGE ST. JOHN is a professional boxer, appearing in Madi¬ son Round Gardens this spring. BOBBY and BILL THORNHILL replaced Abbot and Costello in the movies; their latest production being “Discord of Harmony.” NANCY SANDIDGE, FRANCES SMITH, ELMA JEAN JARVIS, and SYLVIA GRUBB went to Washington and are working for the government on the Potent Energy Commission. CHESTER MILLS, whose friendly nature we so well remember, is writing a book entitled “How to Win Friends Who Aren’t People.” JANE JAMISON is now a very able librarian at old Andrew Lewis. REGINA HURT, one of the attractive Seniors of ’48, is personnel manager at Smartwear Serving Saks. DUCK KEITH is now manager of the St. Louis Cardinals, the team of the year. TICK JONES, JAMES LEIGHTON, JOHN MILLER, and GLENN PERFATER are some of the leading poli¬ ticians of the state. ARNOLD OVERSTREET and LLOYD ROWE were having quite a discussion on whether our old classmate JOE LOGAN should be sent to the Far East as personal representative for the President. BUCK PLUNKETT said that he thought JOE could handle the job. BRENT HUFFMAN is quite a successful criminal lawyer in Boston. ROBERT STACY has been promoted to a chief petty officer in the Navy. EDWARD SCRUGGS is now Postmaster General in the Presi¬ dent’s cabinet. VANCE CANNADAY is a very successful businessman. (Turn to page 124 .) [ 121 ] I,f.TX7ia Knhoc DOUBLE ENVELOPE CORPORATION ART BARBER SHOP One Million Envelopes Daily 311 First Street, S. W. Roanoke, Virginia Roanoke, Virginia Compliments of W. C. CHAPMAN Congratulations, Seniors! Insure and Be Secure SIGMON BROS. Real Estate — General Insurance Dial 6258 Roanoke, Virginia CHAPMAN ELECTRIC COMPANY Westinghouse Appliances GEARHART SHOE REPAIR 15 East Main Street Salem, Virginia SALEM ESSO SERVICE 1. H. GEARHART John H. Moses, Jr., Prop. GOODYEAR SHOE HOSPITAL 405 East Main Street Laces, Dyes and Polishes Phone 9197 Salem, Virginia 205 Main Street Salem, Virginia Roanoke College Salem, Virginia Founded 1842 Liberal Arts and Sciences A.B. and B.S. Degrees Pre-professional work in Law, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Medicine, Nursing, and Social Service Strong Department of Business Administration Co-Ed New Students Entering in June, September, February Member of Southern Association Charles J. Smith, President [ 122 ] SALEM FOUNDRY AND MACHINE WORKS INCORPORATED Watch out! Stop right here. This is the place to shop without a worry. They are skilled workers and if you buy machinery from SALEM FOUNDRY they will install it with perfection Ninth and College Salem, Virginia CONNER ' S PURE FOOD MARKET Fancy Groceries and Meats Main Street Salem, Virginia Phone 180 W. T. NORRIS COMPANY Established 1852 MEN’S WEAR 216 E. Main Street Salem, Virginia MEN ' S APPAREL Haberdashery — Tailoring 200 E. Main Street Salem, Virginia t 123 ] On caitlt tlte Slto-ux {Continued from page 121 ) We found WARREN BLOSSER, BOYD HARRISON, BOB CUSTER, and EUGENE BROGAN conferring on the present agricultural problems. HARLEY FERRIS and JUNIUS DAVIS are au¬ thorities, on the subject, as they are the county agents of Wimpole and Size Counties. The boy with a ready smile, MAC GRISSO, was brightening the day. CLALIDINE GARMAN and VIRGINIA BELLE GARST are doing very nicely in the designing field. ANDREW CHAPMAN is still as hand¬ some as ever. He entertained us with a song, while all the girls swooned. JACK CRAWFORD is also a well-known crooner, and trains dogs on the side. BUDDY BUTTS had just returned from a fishing trip. GLENN SMITH, JAMES HICKS, LLOYD HINCHEE, and CHARLES JONES could top any fishing story Buddy could tell. Among those present were several collegiates: BETTY OWEN ADAMSON, she’s all fixed up with an English boy, we see; GARTH NELSON, he won that maroon Buick convertible on the “Slick” soap contest and does he like it; JOYCE “B 1 NED” PRICE, whose eyes reflect that someone very special; EMILY SCOTT, she has a wonderful job teaching the little ones; then BARBARA NORRIS, we never could drag her out of the swimming pool long enough to find out much about her doings. We won’t forget BOBBIE CALDWELL, the cute little blond in blue still talking about the fun she had at the Teen Can, or JIMMY ROBERTSON, a happy-go-lucky boy, and a well-known athlete, or MIDGE WOODS, still just as cute, happy, and carefree as ever. BILLY CECIL, he’s headed for the top in Chemistry, and JEAN BEAMER, his able lab assistant, were at the reunion. Then we spied MARY ANN WILKINS and NADINE HENDERSON over on the other side of the poo! look¬ ing as if college agrees with them. Here’s SOL ' P WIMMER, the biggest name in baseball, ask any Dodger who knows. Some others were LULA CROSS CHAPMAN, you’ll remember her as the vi¬ vacious editor of the ’48 Pioneer; CAMMIE SPOT ' l’S, still plugging for the Student Council; POSIE HALL, a big man on the Tech campus; MAX BROWN, studying engineering at V. P. I.; SKEETER {Turn to page 126) REID AND CUTSHALL Better Furniture Since 1924 SUN LIFE OF CANADA David A. Dyer, District Supervisor LIFE AND ANNUITIES Medical Arts Building Roanoke, Virginia H. H. PRICE ESSO STATION Corner Main and Union Streets Salem, Virginia T. R. LESLIE SAND — STONE — CINDERS Dial 2-0010 Chelf ' s Conoco Service Station Courteous and Prompt Service 41 W. Main St. Phone 9182 Salem, Va. GITTENS MORTON, Inc. Specializing in Students’ Accident Insurance Salem, Virginia Compliments of KENNARD-PACE CO., Inc. PHLEGAR ELECTRIC CO. Plumbing — Heating •— Roofing Electric Installations and Supplies Kitchens and Laundries Contractors—Repairs Roanoke, Virginia [ 124 ] BROWN HARDWARE CO. " The Friendly Store” Phone 12i 115 E. Main Street Salem, Virginia BARNETT S TAXI COMPANY Bob Barnett, Manager Phone 282 312 E. Main Street NATIONAL SAMPLE STORE “ Shoes for the Family” 211 Main Street Phone 281 Salem, Virginia MO R ETA ' S Fort Lewis Hotel Building Phone 1213 STALEY S RESTAURANT “ Home-Cooked Food " Phone 946 Salem, Virginia Preseriptionists Phone 9244 PATTERSON DRUG CO. Henry Street and Church Avenue Roanoke, Virginia Hufllj-Jilora (Humpanii Shoes of Distinction 130 Campbell Avenue, West Dial 2-1955 Roanoke, Virginia Come to Salem for your Sportswear, Dress and Work Clothes, Shoes for the Whole Family SAM ' S 114 E. Main Street Salem, Virginia TARPLEY ' S The New K A N N ' S 309 S. Jefferson Street The All-Inclusive Specialty Shop Phone 3-1391 THE CURTAIN SHOP, Inc. INTERIOR DECORATING 408 S. Jefferson St. Roanoke 11, Va. DAME ROOFING CO. ESTABLISHED 1880 Shop Phone 49-J Home Phone 707-J WILEY FEED, FUEL AND SUPPLY CORP. Everything in the Building Line Coal, Paints, Oil and Glass Phone 88 Salem, Virginia Propst-Childress Shoe Company 305 South Jefferson Street Dial 9269 Roanoke, Va. J. M. LOGAN DRY GOODS AND NOTIONS 33 East Main Street Salem, Virginia BAER ' S Dial 3-1961 109 Campbell Ave., W. Roanoke, Va. Misses’ and JVomen’s Smart Clothes [ 125 ] On uutk the S uuu (Continuedfrom page 124 ) HESMER, just as big a football star as he used to be; BILL THOMPSON, a dashing V. M. I. cadet, and TOMMY BEASON, who is now a math professor at Yale. Then a couple of our former classmates hauled right off and got married. The JACK WRIGHTS say it is a wonderful institution and here are some others who thoroughly agree with them: MARGARET THOMAS, NANCY WRIGHT, PEGGY FRANCISCO, PAT WALLACE, BETTY PAINTER and DORIS BLTGG. PEGGY RUSHBROOKE and MARTHA SMITH came up and said they whole¬ heartedly agreed. We had lots and lots of secretaries from the Class of ’48. Some of them we had a chance to talk to were ALICE BOHON, one of the most efficient little girls that Andrew Lewis ever produced; NANCY BRICE, just as good looking as she used to be; MARIE CAMPBELL, that wonderful personality has won her many friends; LOUISE GALLION, that smart little lady of the ’48 Trig Class; GENETTA HAMBRICK, who has a job traveling for Hamlet Life Insurance Co. VIRGINIA ROBERTS, she is in Art School; CLAUDINE YOUNG and DORIS VIA, still wrapped up in anything edible; MARIE WIRT and BETTY BLANTON, have advanced rapidly in the business world; SHELIA CAMPBELL, secretary to the manager of Dale Lock Company; JOYCE BRIZENDINE, now with Fither’s Construction Company; IRENE SMITH, RAY VARNEY is trying to cut her career a little short; DORIS LANE, she’s with the F. B. I.; RUTH LAGERHOLM and ELLEN GOODWIN, think they’re giving up shorthand and typing for music; EVELYN JOHN¬ SON, that dark-eyed beauty of ’48 and still quite a stunner, and ALICE HOOVER, a cute little secre¬ tary for Burlington Mills. BELLE HUBBARD is a successful business woman now and has an office of her own in the Bushley Building. Just as a crystal gazer looks into his ball and sees the happenings of the future so vividly pro- trayed, so we anticipate the act of the Class of ’48. May each action “come to life” with true char¬ acterization of health, success, and happiness. Where Clothing and Furnishings are just Different Enough to Make Them Distinctive SUNNY LAND The South ' s Famous Flour S C LOTH 1 « C. 1 ■ c. Moore Milling Co., Inc. Corner Kirk Avenue First Street, S. W. Salem, Virginia Phone 2-2421 P. 0. Box 48 Phone 244 STUDENTS, WELCOME! THE CAMPBELL Drinks and Sandwiches PRINTING CO. Commercial Printing DAIRY BAR 15 North College Avenue Corner Church Avenue and First Street Salem, Virginia Roanoke, Virginia [ 126 ] [ 127 ] September 8. . . .The curtain rises for our first day October 12. . .First group meeting of all characters and football heroes in Pep Assembly October 16. . . .Stage lights out to simulate first dark report period October 16. . . .Ketchup spilled on the curtain during Latin Club picnic October 23. . . . Stage crew gathering the fuel for the bonfire before the Jefferson game October 24 • • .Shakespeare never had as tense drama as the Andrew Lewis- Jefferson game October 31. . . .Entering—Dim stage lights and unearthly noises from Mrs. Strickler’s Halloween Program November 3 • • • .Our lines would be easier if we had brains like Mr. Wallace, the memory artist November 14. . . .We stage our Red Cross Drive November 25. . . .The stage is bare—while turkey is the main character during Thanksgiving December 8. . . .Show is stolen by Jimmy Nelson and Danny December 17. . . . Y-Teen’s “Hanging the Greens” ceremony gets everyone in the Christmas spirit December 18. . . .A dressy scene is set for the Latin Club Formal December 19. . . .Christmas scene ends with Mrs. Peery’s Christmas Program January 5 - • • .Curtain rises again as the joyous (?) students return from the holidays January 5 • • • .Actors play audience for cartoonist, Bob Wood January 16... .The plot thickens with the Pioneer Minstrel January 22 . .Stage dark and gloomy for Exams February 2 February 12... .Rev. Curry asks us to remove our make-up and face ourselves February 20. . . .All male characters are in danger—Y-Teen Leap Year Dance February 25... .Hi-Y Induction Service March 5 - • • .The candles light our Beta Club Installation March 8. . . .Montague stages his tricks March 12. . . .Student Council sponsors assembly Our production goes to press March 25. . . .Resurrection from Ben Hur very impressively reenacted April 2. . . .Rev. Crute brings a most timely message April i 5 -- .Faculty Assembly April 17. .. .Student Council Open House April 22. .. .Band Conce rt and Variety Show May 1... .Color and romance are in the spotlight again during the Latin Club Formal May 7... .The theme now is the operetta, “The Count and the Co-Ed” May 28... .The day of fun for Stars only—Senior Day June 4... .“The play’s the thing”—Senior Play, “Annie Laurie” June 8. . . .The Stars complete this act, receive their diplomas, and view the curtain slowly beginning to open on an entirely new act. [ 128 ] £ puloaue. No play would I have rather seen . Horace Before the curtain closes on this act we wish to have an opportunity to thank the staff of directors, our sponsors, the publishers, and others who have made our production possible. Though the curtain has fallen and our play is ended, indeed for us it is only the beginning. For in the next few years each of us will see dreams realized, desires fulfilled, questions answered. Our play was built on a true plot of everyday life. We hope you have received as much pleasure in viewing it as we have had in presenting it. It is our hope that when in future years you glance through these pages, your heart will be warmed with golden memories. The curtain rises again—behind it we view a new act—a future that is yet to be touched. The Staff of ’48 1 129 ] nJT a p ' BuAAm " Gm AJ i 1-c p ,L 3 pfk Jj uMr r s0 V A.Sr .nf A r f. . ,1 _ k» C.HS° ' l kkxr Z J ' V’rT! Q ««F 5 . cn .tT ' ' % L, s 2 o a M v nM , u r 4 , " N - ? £ L ' « _ " V nc« « jhizJtzf £ + Qrt ' • Q n CUSP . AUTHOR The Pioneer for 1948. TITLE 371.8 P55 c.2 10981 DATE DUE BORROWER ' S NAME ROOM NUMBER 37 1.8 c.2 10981 P55 The Pioneer for 1948. ANDREW LEMS MIDDLE SCHOOL Sahm, Virginia


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