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Nellie Kay Arnold Nellie Jack Edward Atkinson Jack Patricia Ann Austin Pat Helen Judith Ayers Judy Beverly Black Beverly Octavia Anna Barnes Tavie Ann Gloriadine Barnett Gloria Mary Elizabeth Barr Mary Linda Ladine Biggs Linda Paul Winfred Blankenship, Jr. Paul Clyde William Blosser Clyde Oakie Sue Blount Oakie Sue
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Reaching " Higher Ground " , Looking For Greater Achievements Left to right: Sam Harvey, President, Dale Early, Vice-President, Dot Eller, Secretary, Wesley Patterson, Treasurer SENIORS When the mountain climber nears his destination he looks backward, reviewing his perilous journey. Reaching the summit of the mountain he views in the distance a long range of lofty peaks, each higher than the other. Although he has attained the desired goal he realizes that this Higher Ground is only the first peak. The Senior Class have reached their first peak in their journey to Higher Ground, realizing the Climb has only begun. As they reminisce, their minds go back over the happenings of the past five years. Each year has brought many exciting and different experiences. From timid, bash¬ ful eighth graders, they have developed into dignified, well- poised Seniors. They have shared in the victories and defeats of football and basket¬ ball teams; they have thrilled with pride when the literary teams have received awards for superior work and shed tears when defeated; they participated in many assemblies, thus developing their talents as well as their leadership and abilities. The experience of being on the annual and news¬ paper staffs gave many the opportunity to express their ideas and demonstrate their creativeness. Members of the Senior Choir developed their talents and cooperated with others on many programs, giving enjoyment to their listeners. Pleasure is truly essential in the develop¬ ment of every high school student. The Seniors played an important part in making life at Andrew Lewis more enjoyable. They assisted in the sponsoring of dances and cooperated with others in many social functions. The celebration of Senior Day was the culmination of all their activities; amid all the fun, many were aware that this was the last get-together of the Class of ’55. Then came graduation and with heads uplifted, they left A. L. H. S. looking into the future with visions of greater achieve¬ ments. “Finish every day and be done with it. You have done what you could; some blunders and absurdities crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; you shall begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.” 24 f Emerson.
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