Asheboro High School - Ash Hi Life Yearbook (Asheboro, NC)
- Class of 1956
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Text from Pages 1 - 112 of the 1956 volume:
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A book of memories bursts forth in full
bloom of work, fun, teachers ond
friends of life of Asheboro thot oll hold
The yeor's of the spring,
Arid doy's of the morng . .
God s in His heaven-
All s right with the world!
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ASHEBORO HIGH SCHOOL
Asheboro, North Carolina
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With affection tempered with sincere gratitude
and respect for your years of guidance, untiring
work, and patient understanding, we-the class of
'56-proudly dedicate the 1956 Ash-Hi-Lite to you,
Miss Winslow, and to you, Mr. Holland. May this
small token show our appreciation for the many
things that without you could not have been accom-
DWIGHT HOLLAND MISS LANTA WINSLOW
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The helmsrnan of our Alma Mater
Constant vigilance maintains
To keep us ever on the job,
To counsel us in time of need, I
To guide our hopes and boost our aims. I
DR. JOSEPH M. JOHNSTON
their service to us and interest in us is deeply appreciated
Mias. MILDRED cHRisco MR. GUY B. TEACHEY
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Miss Helen Bostick Mr. Merton Branson Mr. James Bullard Mrs. Kiffie Cvveness
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Mrs. Walker Derr .Rf Mrs. Leno Flenniken Miss Angelyn Glisson fhgnlqgr fgr The judgment
Mathematics English Physical Educotlong Science
you have shown.
Mr. Warren Hawkins
Physical Education Englishg Civics
Miss Sharon Hart
Mrs. Dorothy Henry
Mrs. Mary Ann Higgs Mr. Dwight Holland Mr. Roy Ray Holt, Jr. Mr. Jerry A. Jones
Buslncss Education Art Phvsics: Chemistry Industrial Arts
Miss Alma Lassiter Miss Mary Moffitt Miss Gage Morton Miss Elizabeth Phillips
ltmn lxmtlwmutiu Librarian Distnbutuve Education Home Economics
Your guidance and inspir-
m'O'l mme OU' drecms Mrs, Ruby Rich Mrs. Ruby smith Mr. Lee Stone
have Incoming our Char! Bweieqx Genera! Science Mathematics COOCPII Drivingp Science
actors increase f make
us a little better than we
Miss Ann Turner Mr. William Van Hoy Mr. William Webster
English Social Science Band
Mrs. Kathleen Whatley Mrs. E. V. Williamson Miss Lonta Winslow Miss Leona Wood
Bm,,,L.ss ltiututmn Music Social Scienceg English English
Dr. Johnston's friendly smile . . . Homecoming
. . . the Chapel Band playing "Band Jive" . . .
twelve-minute breaks . . . Miss Wood's English
classes. . .pep rallies. , . Mrs. Chrisco's untiring
patience . . . basketball practice . . . a passing
grade in chemistry . . . our last football game
. , . measuring for caps and gowns . . . May Day
rehearsals . . . exams . . . a heavenly Junior-
Senior . . . play practices . . . Miss Glisson's
understanding . . . and the final march out of
the auditorium to "Pomp and Circumstance"
. . . all contribute to our cherished memories
and a wonderful "living again" spirit now
Spring . . .
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SENIOR CLASS OFFICERS
Senior Closs officers ore, right to left, Lowell
Thomos, Presidentg Ruby Sounders, Vice-Presi-
denfg Shelbo Crickmore, Secreforyg Wondo
our fancies fugrn to thoughts of .
The mildest manners and the
Her eyes were radiant with
Tall and blond, a walk of grace
Here's a girl we can't replace.
Here is more than beauty.
THE SENIOR CLASS CDF 1956
Hear ye! hear ye! everyone!
Of better nature, there is none.
MARY CLYDE CHISHOLM
Her wit and sunny disposition win
and hold many friends.
DE ETTE CLARK
Efficiency with a smile.
quiet, gentle dignity marks
LOTTI E COX
Ioy is not in thingsj it is in us.
In her tongue is the law of
It's nice to be natural if you're
Quiet she is and friendly too,
She will always smile at you.
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Love me, love my dog.
.fls full of spirit as the month
Merry as a cricket, busy as a bee.
Sweet and full of fun.
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Friendship is the highest degree
What mighty contests rise from
She is gentle, she is shy,
But there's mischief in her eye.
Patience is a remedy for every
Deeds, not words, are what
Full of fun, sense and wit.
There's music in lhy lowest tones
Ind silver in thy laughter.
Many small make a great.
Grac'd as thou art with all the
power of words.
Leave silence to the saints,'
I am the human.
Here is one so very neat.
Where is another quite so sweet?
.-I happy soul, all the day.
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CLASS OF 1956
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This is the happiest of mortals, for
she is above everything she
In her quietness, there is charm.
,-I sweeter girl ne'er drew breath.
Silence accomplishes much that
Those most deserving of praise
care least about it.
Friendship is the perfect herald
that eye you catch a glint, o
work, of joy, of devilment.
Content to follow as we lead
She is possessed of individuality
Oh, where will we ever find her
The only way to have a friend is
to be one.
A sweet disposition is the very
soul of suecess.
Elegant in her simple ways.
41 merry heart maketh a cheerful
Gentle of speech, heneficent of
Worry is far from me and studies
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Her charming quietness speaks
The nicest things come in small
Men may come and men may go,
but not if I can help it.
Whatever the job, she will do,
Kind and efficient just for you.
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As merry as the day is long.
Lively girl, and full of zest.
Capable? Why, she's the best.
BILLIE SUE STONE
She is ever in a sunny mood.
What dreams are made of.
MARY LOU SWAN EY
Eyes that sparkle, teeth of pearl,
Mary Lou: the efficient girl.
Paints of love be sweeter far,
Than all other pleasures are.
How goodly are thy talents.
Cute, sweet, full of fung if you want 4
a friend, here's one.
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Fair and gentle, good and true, ever
sincere and dependable, too.
DEE ANN VESTAL
Nothing is impossible to a willing
.'I ring on the finger is worth two
on the phone.
mlltmlyx laughing, never .vizdj some-
times naughty, never had.
Of manners gentle, of affections
Men must be taught ax if you
taught them not.
How forcible are right words.
Make each day u critic on the last
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And the muscles of his hrawny arms
are strong as iron bands.
Though in height he is small, his
laughter rings from hall to hall.
C. J. BROWNE
To act is easy,' to think is hard.
H. M. BRYANT
Of a good beginning cometh a
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,-1s good-natured a soul as e'er trod
on shoe of leather.
.4 laugh is worth one hundred
Everything comes to those who
wait-so ufhy get in a hurry?
Not always actions show the man.
This little guy with the friendly
smile, will :vin his friends
mile by mile.
thoughts, they say, are
His pride is reasoning.
.Vever idle, never still, always
talking, always will.
Looks to sway the ladies, power to
sway us all.
He moves a god, and he looks a
His eyes have ct merry twinkle.
Wit and wisdom are horn with
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Who think too little, and who
talk too mueh.
I BOB GREGSON
Liked here, liked there, liked
With too much thinking to have a
Wise men say nothing in dangerou
Nothing sueeeeds like sueeess
Not quite tall, not quite stout,
Iesse know what he's about.
He who mixed reason with pleasure
and wisdom with mirth.
He is full of good meanings
It is well to thinlq wellf it is divine
to act well.
I would rather be than seem to be.
Do well and right and let the
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.Van is the wiser for his learning.
lt is better to learn late than never.
Good sense, which only is the gift
Better a witty fool than a
And all to leave, what with
his toil he won.
His future is aglow with
With paints and colors, he showed
us the world.
As for work, he's not speedy, he'Il
share it, he's not greedy.
A friend, a gentleman, what more
can we say?
Above all, to thine own self, he true.
Filled with thoughts only for others.
With graceful steps he strides the
street and smiles on all the
Merrily, merrily, shall I live.
Quiet, studious, and small: Pierce
is always an the ball.
A smile for all, a greeting glad,
an amable, kind way he had.
Quiet friend, calm and steady, what
ever the job, he's always ready.
He put all his troubles in a box,
sat on the lid, and smiled.
So mueh one man can do,
That does both aet and know.
Honor lies in honest toil.
Far may we Isearch before we find
a heart so noble or so fine.
Live, love, laugh and be happy.
.ellthough he is not a surgeon, he
does a great deal of cutting up.
Fun in life is his aim.
Always busy but with time for
Be ye ever hlythe and bonny.
Rare compound of quality, noble
and true, with plenty of good sense
and humor, too.
A chubby fellow of the silent type.
Listen to him, never a gripe.
He is quiet, never rilingg you'll
always find him smiling.
.I dcvflixh eye, ll joyous grfnf
dc'.fz'rmim1z'ion in that Chin.
Tho' wc' lmrv IQIIOIIIIY him 1111111 xpzm,
wr know 1Ue'L'c' met II gentleman.
Happy, llzoughtful, kind and true,
t!1crc-'x no favor he will not do.
To nfvrry little and to study lexx, i
my idea of lmppinexs.
CLASS OF 1956
PAUL BURKE, JR.
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JUNIOR CLASS OFFICERS
Junior Closs officers ore, left to right, Ed Kizer,
Presidenfg Bobby Jones, Vice-Presidentg Anne
Clark, Secreforyg Ben Smith, Treasurer.
THE JUNIOR CLASS
FIRST ROW, left ta right: Eva Allred, Reva Allred, Betsy Auman, Carolyn Beck, Suzanne Boling, Jocelyn
Brabham, Jim Brady, Sandra Brady.
SECOND ROW: Sharron Branson, Harvey Brirn, Sybil Bower, Barbara Brown, Nancy Brown, David Bruton,
Cecil Bulla, Jesse Burrows,
THIRD ROW: Lillian Burrows, Jae Callicutt, Janie Canoy, Nancy Carroll, Barbara Carter, Frances Carter,
Anne Clark, Charles Clark,
FOURTH ROW: Ruby Cable, Aletta Cooper, Harry Caaper, Jeanette Cooper, Jahn Dalton, Hilda Farlawe
Davis, Peggy Davis, Jahn De Vries.
FIFTH ROW: Billy Dixan, Ruth Darsett, Jimmy Dunn, Emra Lee Emory, Geraldine Everall, Billy Farlawe,
Elaine Ferguson, Emily Fritz.
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FIRST ROW, left to right: Toby Frye, Wilma Garner, Joan Goins, Barbara Gordon, Dolores Grayson,
Betty Kerr Hall, Don Hamlet, Barbara Ann Hare.
SECOND ROW: Judy Harris, M. L. Harris, Thursall Hartman, Doris Harvell, Martha Henley, Carolyn
Henry, Brenda Hinshaw, Brian Hinshaw.
THIRD ROW: Billy Hix, Hilda Hughes, Susan Hughes, Nancy Hulin, Jeanette lsenhour, Bobby Jones,
Tom Jordan, Betty Kearns.
FOURTH ROW: Doloris King, Ed Kizer, Jerry Ledwell, Roger Lernmons, Ann Loman, Sara Lowdermilk,
George Lucas, Clara Maness.
FIFTH ROW: Peggy Maness, Cleo McDowell, Dianne McRae, Amy Miles, Phyllis Miller, Wayne Morgan,
Rebecca Munday, Adelaide Painter.
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Sophomore Closs officers ore, left to right, Larry
Nonce, Presidenfg Ervin Feemster, Vice-Presidentg
Betsy Grimsley, Secretoryg Mortho Helen Gomer,
THE SCDPHOMORE CLASS
FIRST ROW, left to right: Bobby Agner, Chub Allred, Victor Allred, Susan Anderson, Yvonne Arrington,
Frank Auman, Doris Aumen, Sherrill Babbs, Martha Beane,
SECOND ROW: Roger Bell, Maurice Benbow, Ruth Bennett, Margie Boggs, Charles Bonkemeyer, Sue
Boone, Bruce Bowden, Alice Boxley, Mary Brantley.
THIRD ROW: Ruby Brewer, Charles Brim, Pat Britt, Sylvia Broadwell, Eugene Brown, Martha Brown,
James Bullock, Jerry Bunting, Ruby Bunting.
FOURTH ROW: Betty Burns, Scott Burrows, Brenda Byrd, Charles Ray Byrd, Larry Campbell, Glenn
Canoy, Betsy Carroll, Janet Carter, Becky Caviness.
FIFTH ROW: Bobby Caviness, Harold Caviness, Sankie Caviness, Jane Chriscoe, Hilda Rae Cable,
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FIRST ROW, left to right: Larry Hulin, Bill lvey, Louise Jarrell, Ralph Jarrell, Johnny Johnson, Phyllis
Johnson, Billy Jones, Libby Keeling, Tcmrny Kemp.
SECOND ROW: Richard Kenan, Dwight Kidd, Carol King, Dixie King, Charles Kivett, Richard Klein,
David Knott, Johnny Krewson, Pat Leach.
THIRD ROW: Pat Leggett, Fred Lernmons, Lucy Lewollen, Nolan Lewollen, Wayne Lewallen, Donald
Linebarry, Margaret Liske, Marie Lucas, Darrell Mabe.
FOURTH ROW: Billy MacRae, Richard McCombs, Jane McCrary, Cathy McGeiver, Alease McLeod, M.
H. McLeod, June McNeill, Dan Medlin, Judith Miller.
FIFTH ROW: Tommy Miller, Dean Millikan, Pat Mills, Rodney Mills, Benny Morgan, Peggy Myers,
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Freshmon Closs officers ore, left to right, Jimmy
Riddle, President, Jimmy Scott, Vice-President,
Morlene Hopl4ir1s,Secretory, Bobby Fritz, Treasurer
THE FRESHMAN CLASS
First Row, left to right: Linda Aldridge, Sandra Allen, 'Lucy Allred, Joan Anderson, Tony Asbill, Roland Ashburn, Carolyn Auman,
Second Row: Tommy Bailey, Jerry Bain, Bill Baird, Doris Bare, Betsy Barnes, Tommy Barnes, Elaine Beane, Carolyn Bouldin.
Third Row: Bunnie Bowman, Richard Brady, William Brady, Otis Brammer, James Brantley, Junior Bristow, Rose Bristow, Ann
Fourth Row: Philip Brooks, Carolyn Broome, Linda Brown, Roger Brown, Phyllis Bulla, Shelby Bunting, J. B. Byrd, Anthony Callaway.
Fifth Row: James Campbell, Wayne Chandler, Branson Cheek, Kathleen Clark, Hilda Coble, Sandra Cole, Frances Corbin, Brenda
Sixth Row: Billie Cox, Leonard Cox, Vee Cranford, Avon Craven, Csriffen Craven, Joan Croft.
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First Row, left to right: Diana Jarrell, Mary Lou Jarrett, Julia Johns, Willis Johnson, Brenda Jones, Sylvia Jones, Nancy Joyner,
Second Row: Hilda Kemp, Bill Kenan, Milton King, Nancy Kizer, Betty Sue Lamb, Della Lane, Jerrye Lane, Archie Lanier,
Third Row: Jack Lassiter, Rosabelle Lawrence, Mark Leggett, Merlin Lemons, Brenda Leonard, Lewis Leonard, Elizabeth Lester,
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Fourth Row: Larry Lewis, Linda Lindsley, Brenda Linthicum, Bobby Lloyd, Iona Loflin, Ruby Lowe, Barbara Lucas, Betty Lucas.
Fifth Row: Lela Mae Lucas, Thelma Marion, Martha Marlowe, Barbara Martin, Bobby McDuftie, Ronald McElhannon, Johnny
McGowan, Wallace McMasters.
Sixth Row: Catherine McNeill, Mary Ellen McPherson, Ted Medlin, Frankie Miller, Louise Miller, Rebecca Miller.
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THE FRESHMAN CLASS
First Row, left to right: Jackie Spencer, Johnny Spencer, Linda Spivey, Burnis Spoon, Janet Staley, Shirley Staton, Louise Steed,
La Vonnc Stout.
Second Row: Margie Strickland, Hilda Strider, Tommy Stultz, Iris Thomas, Wayne Thomas, Brenda Thompson, Junior Thompson,
Third Row: Martha Thrcadgill, Rachel Trogdon, Shelby Trogdon, India Trotter, Eugene Tutterow, Vaden Underwood, Sue Vestal,
Fourth Row: Dianne Vuncannon, Jimmy Walton, Susan Watson, David Way, Bill Weaver, Toby Welch, Jimmy West, Lacy West,
Fifth Row: Nancy Wham, Dickie Wicker, Carlton Williams, Linda Williams, Faye Willis, Jimmy Woodley, Billy Woodruff, Janice
Sixth Row: Betsy York, James York, Deborah Young.
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air and DarreIl's decided
good looks add to their nat-
What to wear and how to
wear it? Emily and Bobby
have the answer.
Their pleasantly teasing
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Peggy and Lowell who pos-
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Cute, brown curls and
smiles that sparkle make
Joyce and Bobby a charm-
Dependability is one of the
innumerable qualities that
make these two capable,
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small-talk, Frances and Max
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Basketball, baseball, golf or
ennis, Wanda and Larry
lead the class.
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Why study? Dolores
Bill know the onswer ond
H. M. Bryant
Entering into mony octivi-
ties with efficiency ond
eagerness, Amelia ond H
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ful in olmosf ony
Real talent is a rare jewel
that both Lynn and Craig
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Becky Moore, Dolores Mil-
Ier, Edith Lewis, Joyce Free-
man, and H. M. Bryant
were marshals during their
Sponsors of the football players and their escorts are, left to right: Sandra Brady, Clarence
Pugh, Bebe Johns, Toby Frye, Betty Spencer, Gary French, Jane McCrary, John DeVries, Sybil
Stutts, Bobby Knott, Nancy Carroll, Brian l-linshaw, Joyce Freeman, Jimmy Southern, Betsy
Carroll, Larry Bulla, Carol Powers, Darrell Fann, Emily McKenzie. Not pictured: Neal Pearce.
The high-stepping band added Bob Wheless and Gene Evans rush ECJYWO FOYC PUQl'1, M555 BIUC COVYYCT
music and color to the Homecom- in to assist Beverly Parks on the Of l954, DVCSCVWCU Bob GVCQSOVW
ing Pgrgdg, focklel with the Mr. Blue Comet trophy,
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MISS BLUE COMET
Sybil Stutts, greatly surprised and
elated, was crowned Miss Blue
Comet during the never-to-be for-
gotten 1955-56 Homecoming game
Five Comets were on their toes Gaily decorated floats representing
waiting to enarc the Statosville clubs and homerooms brightened
ball-carrier. the Parade.
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Editorial staff members are, seated, left to right: Jimmy Southern, Lowell Thomas, Carol Powers, Lynn Presnell, Wanda Williams,
Joyce Freeman, Connie Hopper, Annette Hunt, standing: Bill King, C. J. Browne, Gwen Welborrw, Betsy Redding, Georgia-Qegker,
Pat Jarrett, Edith Lewis, Dee Ann Vestal, Billie Sue Stone, Carol Decker. B
Asst. Business Manager
Mary Clyde Chisholm
Mr. James Bullard
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Miss Sharon Hart
Business stall members are, seated, left to right: Martha Sink, Peggy Johnson, Becky Moore, Mary Clyde Chisholm Morgaret
Stanley, Sybil Stutts, Doris Hinshaw, standing: O'Dene Snow, Charlotte Allen, Amelia Smith, Bill Fulp, Laverne Brody Frances
Jones, Bobby Knott, Pansy Gray, Emily McKenzie, H. M. Bryant, Bill Moore,
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Editor Business Manager Sponsor Sponsor
The ASH-HI-CHAT is not a professional paper, also endeavors to encourage the artistic ability in
but an attempt to bring together, in print, some poetry, essay and feature writing. The ASH-Hl-
ot the noteworthy events of the school years. Al- CHAT, a project of the Beta Club, is sponsored by
though the paper emphasizes news and sports, it Miss Ann Turner and Mr. James Bullard.
Staff members are Connie Hopper, Editor, Edith Lewis, Assistant Editor, Pansy Gray, Business Manager, Frances Jones, Assistant
Business Manager, Margaret Stanley, Lynn Presnell, Laverne Brady, C. J. Browne, Faye Dunlap, H. M, Bryant, Dee Ann Vestal,
Joyce Freeman, George Curtis, Marlene Boone, Mary Clyde Chisholm, Miss Helen Bostick, Adviser,
Clarence Pugh, Jimmy Smith, Ed Kizer, Lowcll Thomas, Bill Moore, Hilda Brown, Joyce Freeman, Bobby Knott, H. M, Bryant, Mrs.
Ruby Smith, Martha Lou Thomas, Mary Clyde Chisholm, Doris Hinshaw, Bill King, Jimmy Scott, Bobby Jones, Jimmy Riddle, Steve
Glass, Dwight Thomas, Rodney Mills, Bobby Agner, Larry Nance, Bill lvey, Dianne Vuncannon, Nancy Carroll, Susan Grace,
Martha Threadgill, Martha l-lclen Garner, Betsy York, Carolyn Auman.
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As the leading organization of the school, the Stu- T K t,y,y 'gi g
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activities and in developing an appreciation of life in J
a democracy, The council, made up of homeroom
representatives and student officers, is under the t
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Officers ot the student governing body are Bill King, President, 1 .-L 3 ,jl ' i f
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Beta Club officers are H. M. Bryant, President, Becky Moore, Vice-President, Betsy Redding,
Secretary, Joyce Freeman, Treasurer, Miss Helen Bostick, Sponsor.
As an organization
furthering the develop-
ment of leadership, cit-
izenship, and service,
the Key Club endeav-
ors to fulfill any pro-
ject that will improve
the school and serve
the community, Key
Club members are re-
sponsible forthe school
flag, sponsor the
Homecoming D a n c e
and aid a needy fam-
ily at Christmas.
The Beta Club, under
the sponsorship of Miss
Helen Bostick, is an
honor society that en-
and leadership. lts pro-
jects include the Beta
Club Scholarship Fund,
and the publishing of
the Ash-Hi-Chat. ln
November, the club
presented an inspiring
chapel program recog-
nizing new Beta Club
Officers of the Key Club are Jimmy Southern, President, Bob Gregson, Vice-President Ed
Kizer, Secretary, Malcolm Lanier, Treasurer, Mr, William Van Hoy, Sponsor.
Girls who have earned
and received an Ashe-
bora letter as cheer-
leaders or basketball
players are eligible for
the Girls' Monogram
Club, Under the guid-
ance ot Miss Angelyn
Glisson, the club works
an two main projects,
sponsoring, with the
Boys' Monogram Club,
and the Intramural
Girls' Monogram Club officers are Carol Decker, President, Doris Hinshaw, Vice-President
Lynn Presncll, Secretary, Wanda Williams, Treasurer, Carol Powers, Chaplain, Miss Angelyn
joys' Monogram Club officers are Malcolm Lanier, President, Gary Simmons, Vice-President,
Bob Gregson, Secretary-Treasurer, Mr. Jim Hurst, Sponsor.
Boys' Monogram Club
membership is open to
all boys who have earn-
ed one of the much-
coveted Asheboro let-
ters, The club, spon-
sored by Mr. Jim
Hurst, does not hold
regular meetings un-f
less the need arises.
The annual scrap drive
and sponsoring of
Homecoming are the
Officers of Girls' Chorus arc Bebe Johns, President, Wanda Williams, Vice-President, Frances
Jones Secretary, Martha Sink, Treasurer, Nancy Carroll, Librarian, Mrs. E. V. Williamson,
Boys' Chorus, under
the able direction of
Mrs. E. V. Williamson,
provides a lasting ap-
preciation of boys'
choral singing. Start-
ing this year with the
presentation of the
Christmas chapel pro-
gram, the chorus gave
a variety of musical
One of the best known
and most popular ac-
tivities of school, Girls'
Chorus, provides de-
lightful musical pro-
grams, beginning this
year with the Christ-
mas presentation. The
chorus is sponsored by
Mrs. E. V. Williamson,
and seeks to further
girls' choral singing
groups in the school
and the community.
Officers of Boys' Chorus are Bill King, President, l-l. M. Bryant, Vice-President, Bill Russell,
Secretary-Treasurer, Bob Shamburger, Librarian, Mrs. E. V. Williamson, Sponsor.
The Mixed C h o r u s,
composed of ten voices
who were chosen for
presents popular en-
tertainment for school
functions. Under the
skillful direction of
Mrs. E. V. Williamson,
the eight girls and two
boys contribute de-
lightfully to extra-cur-
Officers for Mixed Chorus are Bill King, President, Joyce Freeman, Vice-President,
Julia Paul, Librarian, Mrs. E. V. Williamson, Sponsor,
FUTURE BUSINESS LEADERS CDF AMERICA
Future Business Leaders of America officers are Sylvia Wallace, Presidentg O'Dene Snow,
Vice-President, Reba Upchurch, Secretary, Margaret Stanley, Treasurer, Mrs. Mary Ann
Future Business Lead-
ers of America is a
club whose purpose is
to train high school
girls as capable, effi-
cient secretaries. The
girls, sponsored by
Mrs, Mary Ann Higgs,
oct as secretaries and
assistants for the fac-
ulty, and from the
work, gain actual bus-
Future Teachers of America officers are Betsy Redding, President, Leo Buie, Vice-President,
Dee Anne Vestal, Secretary, Frances Jones, Treasurer, Miss Leona Wood, Sponsor.
FUTURE TEACHERS OF AMERICA
The Industrial Arts
Club is a newly-formed
club, fully organized
only this year, The aim
of the club is to give
boys interested in wood
and metal work the
opportunity to improve
their skills. This spring
the club sponsored an
Arts Fair, featuring the
work of Industrial Arts
classes and club mem-
The Hatcher P. Story
F u t u r e Teachers of
America Club was or-
ganized in T947 for
the purpose of offering
to the juniors and sen-
iors the opportunity
to explore teaching as
a vocation and to ren-
der service to the
school, Under the di-
rection of Miss Leona
Wood, the club, which
has an active member-
ship, endeavors to pro-
mote a growing appre-
ciation of teaching and
INDUSTRIAL ARTS CLUB
The officers of the Industrial Arts Club for I955-56 are Teddy Brown, President, Lloyd Milli
lqgnl Vice-President, Bill Moore, Secretary, Harvey Brim, Treasurer, Mr. Jerry Jones, Sponsor
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The Asheboro chapter
of Future Homemak-
ers of America is one
of the most outstand-
ing in the state. "To
promote a growing ap-
preciation of the sat-
isfaction of homemak-
ing, to work for the
good home and family
life for all, and to fur-
ther interest in home
economics" is the
three-fold purpose of
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dent, Doris Hinshaw, Secretary, Cleo McDowell, Treasurer, Nancy Davis, Historian Miss
Elizabeth Phillips, Sponsor.
FUTURE HOMEMAKERS OF AMERICA
l955-56 officers of Allied Youth are Reba Upchurch, President, Bobby Jones, Vice-President,
Sara Lowdcrrnilk, Secretary, John De Vries, Treasurer, O'Dene Snow, Program Chairman,
Dixie King, Social Chairman, Mrs. Lena Flenniken, Sponsor.
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tional teen-age organi-
zation whose purpose
is: ' 'The liberation
through education iof
ythe individual and so-
ciety from the handi-
of beverage alco-
hol." Organized in
l952, the local Post
No. 577, has a present
membership of 204.
Speakers sponsored by
the Post have included
ministers, a lawyer, a
doctor, a judge, an
A.A. member, and
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tography Club organiz-
ed in order to further
student interest in pho-
tography and to oc-
quaint students with
the art of photogra-
phy. Although the club
was hampered in the
fall by the lack of
chemicals, it has pro-
gressed greatly through
the guidance of Mr.
Roy Holt, Sponsor.
Photography Club officers are Dwight Thomas, President, Larry Nance, Vice-President, Harold
Caviness, Secretary, Larry Neal, Treasurer, Mr. Roy Holt, Sponsor.
The purpose of the
Pen Pal Club is the ad-
vancement of world
friendships and under-
standing through the
exchange of letters
with overseas corre-
spondents and of the
study of life and peo-
ple in other lands. The
with pen pals in over
twenty countries and
then exchange letters
they receive with other
members of the club.
PEN PAL CLUB
Pen Pal officers are Wayne Thomas, President, Margaret Stanley, Vice-President, Linda Davis,
Secretary, Peggy Ramsey, Treasurer, Mr. William Van Hoy, Sponsor.
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Membership in the
Latin Club not only
provides the students
of Latin an additional
opportunity for prac-
tice in conversation,
but also tamiliarizes
the studen ts with
knowledge of the Ro-
mans in religion, gov-
ernment, customs, and
contributions to mod-
ern civilization, The
c I u b, sponsored by
Miss Alma Lassiter,
was formed this year.
Ollicers of the French Club are Carol Powers, President, Bob Gregson, Vice-President, Bill
Moore, Secretory, Leo Buie, Treasurer, Edith Lewis, Program Chairman, Mary Clyde Chisholm,
Social Diructorg Miss Helen Bostick, Sponsor.
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Latin Club officers are Richard Ke-non, President, Johnny Johnson, Vice-President, Ervin Feem-
srer, Secretary, Bobby Coviness, Treasurer, Miss Alma Lassiter, Sponsor.
The French Club, or-
ganized in 1947, seeks
to acquaint students of
French with the lang-
uage, the people, the
country, and customs,
and to draw together
French and American
ideas ot everyday liv-
ing. Membership in
the club also provides
an opportunity ,for
practice in conversa-
tion. The annual
Mardi Gras, the club's
main project, high-
lights the yearly activi-
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Distributivc Education Club officers are Lottie Cox, President, Mary Swaney, Vice-President,
Tommy Prevotte, Associate President, Pat McDuffie, Secretary, Gary French, Treasurer, Miss
Gogc Morton, Sponsor.
DISTRIBUTIVE EDUCATION CLUB
The Diversified Occu-
pations Club became a
port of our curriculum
in l95O. This educa-
tional program affords
the student growth
with an opportunity to
learn a trade and still
go to school. The ef-
fectiveness of the pro-
gram has been due to
the cooperation be-
tween faculty, pupils,
parents, and industry.
Sponsored by Mr. Mer-
ton Branson, the club
has a membership of
27 with l8 different
The Distributive Edu-
cation Club is an or-
ganization to encour-
oge interest in distrib-
utive education and to
provide a center of ac-
tivities for DE. stu-
dents. DE. students at-
tain actual business
experience in the field
of retailing, and re-
ceive on-the-job train-
ing while ottending
school in the morning
and working in the aft-
ernoon. These "learn-
ing by doing" students
ore under the able sup-
ervision of Miss Gage
DIVERSIFIED OCCUPATIONS CLUB
Officers of the Diversified Occupations Club are Kenneth McDowell, President, Parry Lam-,
lst Vice-President, Bobby Parrish, 2nd Vice-President, Ruby Saunders, Secretary, Guy York,
The purpose of the
Mathematics Club is to
create a greater inter-
est in mathematics in
our school and to give
students the addition-
al opportunity to work
and discuss problems.
Programs are planned
that will interest the
members of the club
and also challenge
them to make use of
their knowledge of
Officers of the Dramotics Club are Lewis Rush, President, Dolores Grayson, Vice-President,
Billie Sue Stone, Secretary, Lillian Burrows, Treasurer, Dr. Joseph M. Johnston, Sponsor.
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Mathematics Club officers are Bobby Jones, President, John Dalton, Vice-President,
Weldon Dunlap, Secretary-Treasurer, Mrs. Walker Derr, Sponsor.
bers strive to promote
a better knowledge and
appreciation of dra-
matic arts, including
not only acting, but
also directing, produc-
ing, lighting, and
make-up. Out of the
study of dramatic arts,
the club, sponsored by
Dr. Joseph Johnston,
has presented enter-
taining plays for chap-
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Office Assistants are Lynn Prcsncll, Carol Powers, Faye Dunlap, Shelba Crickmore, Becky Gar-
nu Martha Lou Thomas, Emily McKenzie, Brenda Hinshaw, Bobby Knott, Barbara Ann Hare.
The code of the Li-
brary Assistants Club
is "Books are the Key
to Knowledge." From
this code, the mem-
bers of the club strive
to increase pupil inter-
est in books and in the
study of librarianship
as a profession.
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Chriscoe, the office as-
sistants greatly aid in
improving office serv-
ice a n d efficiency.
They reduce Mrs.
Chrisco's many tasks
by collecting absentee
and making announce-
ments, a nd running
Library Assistants officers are Laverne Brady, President, Brian Hinshaw, Vice-President, Char
lotte Allen, Secretary, Linda Cranford, Treasurer, Miss Mary Moffitt, Sponsor.
Organized to promote
good, clean sports-
manship, the Jr.-Sr.
Sportsman Club is
open to junior and sen-
ior bays only. The year-
ly activities include in-
formative talks by
leading sports writers
and coaches and week-
ly recreational games
and sports, Sponsored
by Mr. Warren Haw-
kins, the club offers
the members practical
experience in sports-
manship and sports
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Officers for the Jr.-Sr. Sportsman Club are Larry Bulla, President, Gary Simmons, Vice
President, Joe Teague, Treasurer, Mr. Warren Hawkins, Sponsor.
JR.-SR. SPORTSMAN CLUB
JUNICDR VARSITY CHEERLEADERS
Junior varsity cheerleaders are Betty Burns, chief, Kathy McGeiver, Meli Robb, Susan
Shambcrgcr, Martha Marlowe, Sylvia Williams, Nancy Kizer.
The animated junior
va rs i ty cheerleaders
have done a wonderful
job this year in arous-
ing team and school
spirit in the spectators
at junior varsity bas-
ketball and football
games. Sponsored by
Miss Angelyn Glisson,
the girls add color and
spirit to our school.
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Yells of the enthusiastic cheerleaders inspired spectators to support their teams, Jane McCrary, Betsy York, Carol Powers, Lynn
Presnell, Nancy Carroll, chief, Wanda Williams, Julie Johns, Dolores King, Betsy Corroll, Cindy Powers, mascot.
Wanda Williams Carol Powers Lynn Presnell
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President, John Dalton, Vice-
President, Martha Helen Gar-
kx X , Y I v ner, Secretary, M. L. Harris,
l 5 ' J M Treasurer, Mr. William Web-
' gg' W M ster, Director.
The stimulating music heard at football games and
the March concert could only be the Asheboro High
School skillfully directed by Mr, William Webster.
Already recognized as an outstanding organization
by Asheboro students, the band achieved top hon-
ors in the state band contest. Through the untiring
efforts of Mr. Webster and the members, the band
gave a memorable concert early in March.
THE ASHEBORO HIGH SCHOCDL BAND
The Chapel Band is a group of band members who were or-
ganized for the purpose of entertaining the students during
chapel programs. Through the fine directing of the student
loader, Mary Clyde Chisholm, the chapel band has made
The vivacious majorettes are Sybil Stutts, chief, Margaret
Stanley, drum mojorette, Betty Lucas, Joan Croft, Marlene
Hopkins, Donree Hawkins, Jeanette lsenhour, Peggy Myers,
Linda Williams, Hilda Strider, Anita Seawell, Phyllis Hall.
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,lu 'EWEAFETERIA STAFF
Wholesome well-balanced lunches are re
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pared for us each day by Ina Carter, Hessie
Burrows, Ethel Burrows, Esther Garner, Mr.
Reid M. Hannah, Thelma Thornburg, Chloe
Stout, Clyde Hoover, Lila Lynn, Myrtle
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Zeb, and Lucy, work diligently from morn-
ing until late at night to keep the rooms
and halls clean and to maintain a school
that we can be proud of.
The bus drivers, not organized
as a club this year, have the
great responsibility of trans-
porting students safely to and
from school. Clifford Cox, No-
lan Lewallen, Glenn Canoy,
James Deaton, Roy Wilson,
Fred Lemons, Wiley Hoover
and Joe Callicutt are to be
commended for their depend-
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Browne, Beverly Parks, Bill Russell, Charles Clark, Maurice Benbow, John Tillman, Thomas Redding, Bobby Jones, Keith Hodgin,
Ronald Henson, Gene Evans, Dwight Thomas, Bennie Voncannon, Jimmy Riddle, Thurman Hogan, manager, John Dalton, Bob
Wheless, Harry Cooper, manager, Wallace Pugh, Ed Kizer, James Bullock, David Knott, Tommy Kemp, Richard Kenan, Bobby
Fritz, Richard Brady, John Beane, manager.
The football coaches are Mr. Jim
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ren Hawkins, Mr. Lee Stone.
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The i955 Comets enjoyed a season which left the
team in the top bracket ofthe north division, South
Piedmont Conference. Sometimes outweighed, but
not outplayed, the team, showing great competitive
spirit and good sportsmanship, took the field
against ten toes and came out on top all the way
with the exception of the Harding game.
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As winners of the 1955 Western Conference
Championship, the boys' basketball team
achieved all expectations of a successful
i955-56 season. Displaying high ideals of
good sportsmanship and good fellowship, the
team opened the season with a game against
Robbins and challenged nineteen other teams.
Larry Bulla and Tommy Osborne
are the boys' basketball co-captains.
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Throughout the season, the girls' basketball
team displayed an enthusiastic will to win
and a determination to fight. Under the pa-
tient, ever-inspiring coaching of Miss Angelyn
Glisson, the team depended on good basket-
ball and lots of spirit for an excellent season.
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Girls' basketball tcam members are Carol Decker, Carol Powers Nancy Carroll
Wanda Williams, Margaret Stanley, Georgia Decker, Martha Sink Dolores
Grayson, Betsy York, Judy Harris, Alice Boxley, Martha Brown Jane Chriscoe
Sylvia Williams, Emily Fritz, manager, Sylvia Jones, Phyllis Bulla Sue Boone
Jane McCrary, Barbara Ann Hare, manager.
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Baseball team members are Ben Smith, W. R. Lanier, Clarence Pugh, David
Mcadv D:-nald Goins .limm Tatum Benn Voncannon Babb Parrish, Larr
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Bulla, Garv l-licks manager, Harry Cooper, l-larvev Brim, Sherrill Babbs, Wayne
illiamscn, Joe Teague.
Mr. Merton Branson is the
coach of the baseball team.
The i955-56 baseball season opened with a trip to
Lexington. Selecting players f r o m freshmen
through seniors, Coach Merton Branson attained
outfield and infield power as well as strong batting
support. Eleven lettermen of last year's team re
turned to give considerable help to the new team
Good baseball, sportsmanship, and team spirit car
ried the team through for an excellent season.
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Predictions run high for the continued success of the newly- burg, Richard King, manager, Jerry Bunting, Eugene Brown,
formed wrestling tuarn under the supervision of Coach Jim Larry l-lulin, Malcolm Lanier, John Dalton, Bob Gregson, James
Hurst Wrc-stlirwg team participants are Willis Johnson, Bruce Bullock, Tommy Barnes, Bill Fulp, manager, Coach Hurst.
Bowden, Dean Millflxan, David l-lall, Larry Vestal, Gary Thorn-
The Kiwanis Club honored three out-
standing l955 Comets: Guy York, Mick-
ey Brown, Malcolm Lanier. Guy was
named the best blocker, Mickey, the most
inspirational player, and Malcolm, the
most valuable player.
Charlotte Allen-Junior Play Make-up Committee 3, Scholar-
ship Honor Roll I, 2, 3, 4, Citizenship Honor Roll 3, 4, Annual
Staff 4, Library 3, 4, Secretary 4, Allied Youth 2, 3, 4, Girls'
Chorus I, 2, 3, 4, Girls' Chorus Contest I, 2, 3, 4, Mixed
Chorus 3, Choraletts 4, F.B.L.A. 3, 4.
Phyllis Allen-Annual Staff 4, Miss Blue Comet Candidate 4,
Girls' Chorus 4, F.B.L.A. 4, Transferred from Bessemer High
School, Greensboro, Homeroom Officer 2, F.T.A. Secretary,
F.H.A. I, 2.
June Allred-Citizenship Honor Roll I, 2, D.O. 2, 3, D. O.
Club 2, 3.
Patricia Arrington-Citizenship Honor Roll 3, Photography
Club 3, F.H.A. 4, French Club 3.
Bill Baldwin-Scholarship Honor Roll 2, 3, 4, Terspicorean 2,
Marlene Boone-Student Council Congress I, Allied Youth I,
2, Intramural Softball I, Pen Pal Club I, Girls' Chorus 2, 3,
Student Council Representative I, F.B.L.A. 4, Beta Club 3, 4,
Perfect Attendance I, Assistant Treasurer of F.B.L.A. 4, Dele-
gate to North Carolina, Ash-Hi-Chat Staff 4, Citizenship Honor
Roll I, Scholarship Honor Roll I, 4.
Stella Bowman-Homeroom Officer I, Band 3, Dramatics Club
Secretary 2, Girls' Monogram Club 2, 3, 4, Allied Youth 2, 3, 4.
Laverne Brady-Junior Play Make-up Committee 3, Scholar-
ship Honor Roll I, 2, 3, 4, Citizenship Honor Roll I, 2, 3, 4,
Perfect Attendance 2, Annual Staff 4, Newspaper Staff 4,
Girls' Chorus I, 2, 3, Mixed Chorus 3, Library Club 3, 4, Presi-
dent 4, Allied Youth 2, 3, 4, Beta Club 3, 4, F.B.L.A. Club 3, 4.
C. J. Browne-Student Council Member I, 2, 3, Junior Class
President, Sophomore Class President, Freshman Class Presi-
dent, Junior Play Chairman 3, May Day I, 2, 3, Scholarship
Honor Roll I, 2, 3, Citizenship Honor Roll I, 2, 3, Annual
Staff 4, Newspaper Staff 4, Boys' Basketball 2, 3, 4, Football
I, 2, 3, 4, Boys' Chorus I, 2, 3, Boys' Chorus Contest I, 2,
Mixed Chorus 2, 3, Treasurer 3, Key Club 2, 3, 4, Boys' Mono-
gram Club I, 2, 3, 4, Beta Club 3, 4.
Hilda Brown-Student Council Member I, 4, Junior Class Sec-
retary, Junior Play Committee 3, May Day Student Director
3, 4, Scholarship Honor Roll I, 2, 3, 4, Citizenship Honor Roll
I, 2, 3, 4, Miss Blue Comet Candidate 3, 4, F.H.A. 2, 3, 4,
President 3, 4, Travel Club President I.
Mickey Brown-May Day 3, Perfect Attendance I, 2, Home-
room Officer 3, D.O. 3, 4, Baseball I, Football I, 2, 3, 4,
Outstanding Player of the Year 4, Most Inspirational Player 4,
D. O. Club, Boys' Monogram Club.
Teddy Brown-May Day 2, 3, Homeroom Officer I, Swim-
ming 2, 3, Won 3rd place in diving in State Swimming Meet,
Won 2nd place in diving in Southern Inter-scholastic Swim-
ming Championship, Boys' Monogram Club 3, 4, Boys' Indus-
trial Arts Club 4, President.
H. M. Bryant-Student Council Member 2, 4, Junior Play 3,
Scholarship Honor Roll I, 2, 3, 4, Homeroom officer 4, Annual
staff 4, Newspaper Staff Boys' Sports Editor 4, Boys' State
Delegate, Junior Rotarian 4, Student Council P.T.S.A. Repre-
sentative 4, Key Club 2, 3, 4, Beta Club 3, 4, President 4,
googti-ids Club I, Discussion Club 2, Boys' Chorus 3, Travel
Leo Buie-Junior Play 3, May Day 3, Citizenship Honor Roll
3, Homeroom Officer 4, Annual Staff 4, Attended N. C. High
School Radio-T.V. Institute at U.N.C. during summer of I955,
French Club 3, 4, Treasurer 4, F.T.A. 3, 4, Vice President 4,
Allied Youth 2, 3, Pen Pals I, 3, Terpsichorean 3.
Larry Bulla-Sophomore Class Treasurer 2, Track 3, Junior
Play Stage Committee 3, May Day I, 2, 3, Citizenship Honor
Roll I, 2, 3, Perfect Attendance 3, Homeroom Officer I, 3,
Baseball I, 2, 3, 4, Captain 2, 3, 4, Boys' Basketball I, 2, 3,
4, Captain 4, All Conference 3 years in Baseball and Basket-
ball, Boys' Monogram Club I, 2, 3, 4, Jr. 8. Sr. Sportsman's
Club 3, 4, President 3, 4, Won different Trophies in Baseball
and Basketball, Most Valuable in Baseball 2, 3, Best Sports-
manship 2, Most Improved I, 2, in Basketball.
Jim Bunting-Citizenship Honor Roll I, 3, Homeroom Officer
2, Vice President 2, Boys' Basketball 2, Football 3, 4, Allied
Youth I, 2, Terpsichorean Club 2, Jr. 81 Sr. Sportsman Club 4,
Freshman 8. Sophomore Boosters Club I, Monogram Club 2, 3,
4, Boys' Chorus 3, Key Club 3.
Joseph Burrows-May Day 2, D. O, 4, D. O. Club 4.
Bernice Cagle-May Day I, Citizenship Honor Roll I, 2, 3,
Perfect Attendance 2, 3, Travel Club I', Allied Youth 3, 4,
F.l.A.C. 3, Library Assistant 3, Pen Pal Club 4.
Max Cheek-Citizenship Honor Roll I, 2, 3, Perfect Attend-
ance I, 2, 3, D. O. 4, Safety Club I, Pen Pal Club 2, Allied
Youth 4, D. O. Club 4.
Mary Clyde Chisholm-Student Council Secretary 4, Student
Council Member 3, Attended North Carolina Student Council
Congress 4, Junior Play 3, May Day I, 2, 3, Scholarship Honor
Roll I, 2, 3, 4, Citizenship Honor Roll 2, Perfect Attendance
I, Annual Staff Business Manager 4, Newspaper Staff Girls'
Sports Editor 4, Girls' State Delegate 3, Band I, 2, 3, 4,
Captain 4, Librarian 2, 3, High Point District Band Clinic 3,
N. C. State Music Festival I, 2, 3, 4, Girls' Basketball 2, Won
Junior B. P. W'ian 4, Boosters' Club I, Pen Pals 2, Modern
Music Masters 2, French Club 3, 4, F.T.A. 3, 4 ,Beta Club 3,
4, Girls' Monogram Club 3, 4, Girls' Chorus 3, Jr.-Sr. Decorat-
ing Committee 3, Planning Committee for Senior trip to Wash-
ington 4, Softball Intramurals l.
DeEtte Clark-May Day I, Scholarship Honor Roll I, 2, 3, 4,
Citizenship Honor Roll 2, 3, Perfect Attendance 3, Homeroom
Officer I, Girls' Chorus 3, Allied Youth 3, 4, Terpiscorean 2.
Jackie Cooper-Transferred from Randleman High School,
F.B.L.A. 2, Girls' Chorus I, Pen Pal 3, Allied Youth 4,
Larry Cox-Sketch Club, Model Airplane I.
Lottie Cox-May Day 2, 3, Citizenship Honor Roll 2, 3, Per-
fect Attendance I, 2, 3, 4, Miss Blue Comet Candidate 3, 4,
D. E. 3, 4, Safety Club I, F.H.A. 2, D.E. Club Vice-President 3,
D.E. Club President 4, Allied Youth 3, 4.
Wayne Cox-Safety Club I, 2.
Oteia Craven-D.E. 4, Travel Club I, Secretary I, French Club
3, D.E. Club 4, Photography Club 3.
Shelba Crickmore-Allied Youth I, 2, 3, 4, Senior Class Sec-
retary 4, Junior Play Usher 3, Citizenship Honor Roll I, 2, 3,
Annual Staff 4, Miss Blue Comet Candidate 4, Travel Club 4,
F.B.L.A. 3, 4, Girls' Chorus I, 2.
George Curtis-Junior Play 3, Scholarship Honor Roll I, 2,
Homeroom Officer I, 2, Newspaper Staff 4, French Club 3, 4,
Beta Club 3, 4, Photography Club 4, Freshman 8. Sophomore
Dance Club 2, Allied Youth 2, 3, Travel Club 2, Key Club 4,
genior 3PIay Committee 4, Decoration Committee for Jr.-Sr.
Carol Ann Decker-Junior Play Committee 3, May Day I, 2, 3,
Scholarship Honor Roll I, Citizenship Honor Roll I, 2, 3,
Homeroom Officer I, 2, Annual Staff 4, Miss Blue Comet Can-
didate 3, 4, Girls' Basketball I, 2, 3, 4, Swimming 3, Co-
Captain Basketball, Girls' Monogram Club 2, 3, 4, President 4,
Sketch Club I, 2, F.B.L.A. 4, F.I.A. Club 3.
Georgia Decker-Student Council Member I, May Day I, 2,
3, 4, Citizenship Honor Roll 2, 3, Perfect Attendance I, Home-
room Officer 2, 3, 4, Annual Staff 4, Newspaper Staff 3, Girls'
Basketball 2, 3, 4, Swimming 3, F.l.A. Club 3, Secretary 3,
Travel Club I, 2, Treasurer, Girls' Chorus 4, Intramurals I,
2, 3, 4, Girls' Monogram Club 3, 4, Allied Youth I, Freshman
and Sophomore Dance Club 2, Vice-President 2.
Patsy Davis-Homeroom Officer I, Boosters Club I, Music
Appreciation 2, Photography 4, F.B.L.A. 4, Allied Youth 3, 4.
Faye Dunlap-Junior Play Usher 3, Scholarship Honor Roll
I, 2, 3, 4, Citizenship Honor Roll I, 2, 3, 4, Homeroom Officer
2, Newspaper Staff 4, Pen Pal Club I, F.B.L.A. 4, Beta Club
3, 4, Travel Club Treasurer 4, F.I.A. Club 3, Office Assistant 4.
Darrell Fann-Junior Play Committee 3, May Day 2, 3, Home-
room Officer 3, Football Manager 3, Boys' Chorus I, 2, Mixed
Chorus 3, Junior and Senior Dance Club 2, Travel Club 4,
Allied Youth I, 2, Boys' Monogram Club 3, 4, Junior-Senior
Prom Committee 3.
Joyce Freeman-Junior Play 3, May Day I, 2, 3, Scholarship
Honor Roll I, 2, 3, Citizenship Honor Roll I, 2, 3, Homeroom
Officer I, 2, 3, 4, Annual Staff 3, 4, Newspaper Staff 4, Miss
Blue Comet Candidate 4, Football Sponsor 2, 4, Junior Marshal
3, Girls' Chorus I, 2, 3, 4, Beta Club 3, 4, Treasurer 4, F.T.A.
3, 4, Mixed Chorus 3, 4, Sec. 8- Treas. 4, Allied Youth I,
Jr.-Sr. Prom Committee 3.
Gary French-May Day 3, Homeroom Officer I, D.E. 4, Treas-
urer 4, Boys' Chorus 3, DE. Club 4, Pen Pal Club 2, Library
Assistant Club 3, 4, Dance Club I, 2.
Pansy Gray-Junior Play 3, May Day I, 3, Scholarship Honor
Roll I, 2, 4, Citizenship Honor Roll I, 4, Homeroom Officer
2, 3, Annual Staff 3, 4, Newspaper Staff 4, Band I, Travel
Club I, Pen Pal 2, F.T.A. 3, 4, Girls' Chorus 3, 4, Beta Club
3, 4, School Newspaper Correspondent 4, Jr.-Sr. Prom Com-
Bob Gregson-Football I, 2, 3, 4, Wrestling 3, 4, Mr. Blue
Comet 4, All Conference in Football 4, Key Club Vice-Presi-
dent, Boys' Monogram Club Secretary 8. Treasurer, French Club
Vice-President 3, 4, Co-Captain of I955 and I956 Football
Bill Gibson-D.E. Club 4.
Dwight Goins-Perfect Attendance 3, Photography Club I,
Sportsman Club 2, Travel Club 4.
Pat Hall-May Day I, 2, Citizenship Honor Roll I, Library
2, 3, 4, Library Convention 3, Dance Club 2, Allied Youth I,
2, 3, Boosters Club I, French Club 3, 4, Girls' Chorus 3, Travel
Gene Hancock-D.O. 3, 4, D.O. Club 3, 4, Boys' Chorus 4.
Donree Hawkins-May Day 2, Miss Blue Comet Candidate 4,
Maiorette 2, 3, 4, Nature Club I, Girls' Chorus 2, 3, District
Chorus Contest 2, Basketball Intramurals 3, F.B.L.A. 4, Dra-
matics Club 4.
David Hill-Scholarship Honor Roll I, Photography Club I, 2,
Pen Pal Club 3, 4, French Club 3.
Winona Hill-May Day I, Citizenship Honor Roll I, 2, 3,
Travel Club I, Allied Youth 3, 4, Library Assistant 3, 4,
Doris Hinshaw-Vice-President of Student Council 4, Secretary
3, Member 2, Junior Play 3, Scholarship Honor Roll I, 2, Cit-
izenship Honor Roll I, 2, Perfect Attendance I, 2, 3, 4, Home-
room Officer 3, 4, Annual Staff 3, 4, Miss Blue Comet Candi-
date 4, Girls' State Delegate 3, Girls' Basketball I, 2, 3,
D.A.R. Good Citizenship Award, Travel Club I, Girls' Chorus 2,
F.H.A. 4, Jr.-Sr. Prom Committee, Vice-President of Girls'
Monogram Club 4, Junior B. P. 8. W. for month of Septem-
ber 4, Girls' Monogram Club 2, 3, 4.
Wiley Hoover-Citizenship Honor Roll 3, W.O.W. Safe Driver
Connie Hopper-Junior Play Committee 3, May Day Commit-
tee 3, Annual Staff 3, 4, Editor of Newspaper 4, W.O.W.
American History Award 3, Editor of football and basketball
programs 4, High School Correspondent for Randolph Guide 3,
4, Beta Club 3, 4, F.T.A. 4, Allied Youth 2, 3, 4, Sketch Club
reporter I, Pen Pal Secretary 2, President of F.I.A. Club 3,
Photography Club Publicity Chairman 4.
Annette Hunt-Sophomore Class Officer Secretary, Junior
Play Usher 3. May Day Attendant I, May Day committee 2, 3,
Citizenship Honor Roll 3, Homeroom Officer I, 4, Annual
Staff 4, Bliss Blue Comet Candidate I, 2, 3, 4, French Club
3, 4, F.T.A. 3, 4, Allied Youth 2, Sketch Club Secretary I, Pen
Pal Club Treasurer 2, Girls' Chorus 3, Cover for College Day 4,
Travel Club Secretary 4, Miss I956 I, Jr.-Sr. Prom Decorating
Committee 3, Committee for Class Gift 4.
Jessie lngold-D.O. 4, Transferred from Franklinville.
Melvia .larrell-Citizenship Honor Roll 3, Perfect Attendance I,
F.l,A. Club 3, Allicd Youth 3, 4, Travel Club 4.
Pat Jarrett-Junior Play Make-up Committee 3, May Day I,
2, 3, Scholarship Honor Roll 2, Annual Staff 3, 4, Newspaper
Staff 2, Band 3, Swimming 3, Girls' Chorus I, 2, 3, 4, Mixed
Chorus 3, Allied Youth I, 2, F.B.L.A. 4.
Bebe Johns-Transferred from Sarasota, Florida, May Day 3,
Scholarship Honor Roll 3, Citizenship Honor Roll 3, Annual
Staff 4, Newspaper Staff 4, Miss Blue Comet Candidate 3, 4,
Football Sponsor 4, Girls' Chorus 3, 4, President 4, Beta Club
3, 4, Program Chairman, French Club 3, 4, Publicity Chair-
man, F,T.A. 4.
Elizabeth Ann Johnson--Junior Play 3, May Day I, 2, 3, Citi-
zenship Honor Roll I, 2, Homeroom Officer I, 3, Girls' Chorus
I, 2, 3, Mixed Chorus 3, Homeroom Reporter 4, F.T.A. 3, 4,
French Club 3, 4, Allied Youth I, Travel Club 4.
Peggy Johnson-Junior Play 3, May Doy 2, 3, Scholarship
Honor Roll I, Citizenship Honor Roll 2, Perfect Attendance 3,
Annual Staff 4, University of N. C. Radio 8- T.V. Institute 3,
Won Scholarship, Won Declamation Contest, F.T.A. 3, 4,
French Club 3, 4, Allied Youth 2, 3, Boosters Club I, Girls'
Club 2, 3, 4, Girls' Chorus Contest 2, 3, Girls' Chorus Concert
2, 3, Softball Intramurals I, Student Radio Program Master of
Ceremonies 4, Served for Junior Senior Prom 2, High School
Radio Record Show Masters of Ceremonies.
Frances Jones-Junior Play Make-up Committee, May Day
Make-Up Committee, Scholarship Honor Roll 2, 3, Citizenship
Honor Roll 2, Homeroom Officer 3, 4, Annual Staff 4, News-
paper Staff 4, Miss Blue Comet Candidate 4, Travel Club I,
Girls' Chorus 2, 3, 4, Sec. 4, F.T.A. 3, 4, Treasurer 4, Beta
Club 3, 4, French Club 3, 4, Allied Youth 2, 3, Softball Intra-
murals I, Jr.-Sr. Refreshment Committee 3, Served for Junior-
Senior Prom 2, Girls' Chorus Exhibit Committee.
Reid Kearns-Perfect Attendance I, 2, 3, 4, Homeroom offi-
cer 4, Band I, 2, 3, 4, Chapel Band 4, Attended Navy School
of Music Clinic in Washington 4, High Point Band Clinic 3,
State Contest I, 2, 3, 4, Music Appreciation I, 2, Music Mas-
Melvin Kennedy-Photography Club 3.
Bill King-Student Council President 4, Junior Play 3, May
Day 3, Scholarship Honor Roll 2, Citizenship Honor Roll 2,
Annual Staff 4, Boys' State Delegate 3, Baseball I, Football I,
Boys' Chorus 2, 3, 4, President 4, Mixed Chorus 4, President 4,
Reader's Digest Club I, Jr. Rotarian 4, Jr.-Sr. Decorating Com-
mittee 3, Travel Club 4, Allied Youth 2, 3, 4.
Bobby Knott-Student Council Member 4, Vice-President of
Freshman Class, Junior Play 3, Play Committee 3, Citizenship
Honor Roll I, 2, 3, Homeroom Officer I, 2, Annual Staff 4,
Boys' State Delegate 3, Football 2, Jr.-Sr. Prom Committee 3,
Office Assistant 4, Jr. Rotarian 4, Allied Youth I, 2, 3, 4,
Boosters I, Terpsicorean Club 2, Boys' Chorus 3.
Perry Lane-Student Council Member 3, D.O. 4, Football I, 2,
3, 4, Pen Pal I, Dance Club I, 2, Readers Digest Club 2,
Library Assistant 3, D.O. Vice-President 4, Boys' Monogram
3, 4, Sportsman Club 3, All-Conference Football 2, 3.
Rochelle Roberts Lane-Cheerleader I, 2, in Woodlawn High
School, Transferred from Woodlawn, Virginia I954, Wood-
lawn Mixed Chorus I, 2, Girls' Chorus 3, French Club 3, 4,
Malcolm Lanier-Student Council Member I, Sophomore Class
Vice-President, Freshman Class Secretary, Junior Play Com-
mittee, Homeroom Officer I, Football I, 2, 3, 4, Wrestling 3,
4, Won Rietzel Smith Best Blocking Trophy, Co-Captain of '55
team, Key Club 2, 3, 4, Treasurer 4, Boys' Monogram 2, 3, 4,
President 4, Boys' Chorus 2, 3, Mixed Chorus 3, Chorus Fes-
tival 3, Chorus Contest 2.
Shirley Lee-May Day 2, 3, Citizenship Honor Roll I, Home-
room Officer I, Photography 2, F.H.A. 3, 4, Reporter of F.H.A.
gi fgAa1y Court Candidate 2, Transferred from Seagrove I, 4-H
Larry Lewallen-Citizenship Honor Roll 3, D.O. 3, 4, Dra-
matics Club I, Treasurer I, D.O. Club 4.
Edith Ray Lewis-Junior Play Ticket Committee 3, May Day
I, 3, Scholarship Honor Roll I, 2, 3, 4, Citizenship Honor
Roll, Annual Staff 4, Newspaper Staff 4, Beta 3, 4, F.T.A. 4,
French Club 3, 4, Program Chairman 4, Girls' Chorus 2, 3, 4,
Allied Youth 2, 3, 4, Travel Club I.
Kenneth McDowell-May Day I, 2, Perfect Attendance I, 2,
Homeroom Officer 4, D.O. 3, 4, Band I ,2, Football 2, Pho-
tography I, Boys' Chorus I, 2, D.O. Club 3, 4, President 4.
Faye Hunt Mcilreath-May Day 2, 3, Citizenship Honor Roll
I, D.E. 3, Safety Club I, D.E. Club 3, 4, F.H.A. 2, 3.
Emily McKenzie-Junior Play Usher, May Day 2, Scholarship
Honor Roll I, 2, 3, Citizenship Honor Roll I, 2, 3, Homeroom
Officer I, 4, Annual Staff 4, Miss Blue Comet Candidate 4,
Football Sponsor 4, Girls' Chorus I, 2, 3, 4, Mixed Chorus 3,
F.T.A. 3, 4, French Club 3, 4, Office Assistant 4, Allied
Youth 2, Miss Ash-Hi-Chat Candidate 2 ,Girls' Chorus Con-
test I, 2, 3.
Dolores Miller-May Day Committee 2, Scholarship Honor
Roll I, 2, 3, 4, Homeroom Officer 3, D.E. 3, 4, Allied Youth
2, 3, 4, Beta Club 3, 4, D.E. Club 3, 4, F.H.A. 2.
Max Miller-Perfect Attendance I, 2, 4, J.V. Basketball I,
Boys' Chorus 2, Key Club 4, Jr.-Sr. Sportsman Club 4.
Lloyd Millikan-Travel Club I, Vice-President of Industrial
Arts Club 4.
Becky Moore-Junior Play Usher 3, May Day I, 2, 3, Scholar-
ship Honor Roll I, 2, 3, 4, Citizenship Honor Roll I, Annual
Staff 4, Miss Blue Comet Candidate 4, Football Sponsor 3,
Band I, 2, 3, Chapel Band 3, Junior Marshal 3, French Club 3,
4, Allied Youth 4, Beta Club 3, 4, Vice-President 4, F.T.A.
3, 4, Photography I, 4, Girls' Chorus 2, 3, State Band Contest
I, 2, 3, Band Clinic 3.
Bill Moore-Student Council Member 4, Junior Play 3, Scholar-
ship Honor Roll 2, 3, Annual Staff 4, Pen Pal Club I, Photogra-
phy 2, French Club 3, Jr.-Sr. Sportsman Club 3, French Club
Secretary 4, Decoration Committee for Fr.-Sr, Prom 3.
Craig Moore-May Day Decoration Committee 3, Homeroom
Officer I, 2, Sketch Club Treasurer I, Discussion Club 2, Pen
Pal Club Treasurer, French Club Co-Publicity Chairman 4.
Wilma Moore-Citizenship Honor Roll 3, Transferred from
Seagrove, Sketch Club I, F.H.A. 2, Library Club 3, Library
District Convention 3, U.N. Contest 3, Travel Club 4.
Carol Morgan-Junior Olay 3, Travel Club I, Girls' Chorus
2, 3, 4.
Donald Morrison-Junior Play Committee 3, May Day 3, Per-
fect Attendance 3, French Club 3, 4, Photography Club 3,
Travel Club 4, Transferred from High Point, Radio Staff 2,
Track Team I, 2, School paper I, Student Council I.
Clara Nelson-May Day 2, Citizenship Honor Roll I, 2, Pen
Pal 3, F.B.L.A. 4, Allied Youth 3, 4, F,B.L.A. 4.
Tommy Osborne--Student Council Member, Homeroom Officer
2, 3, J.V. Basketball I, 2, Varsity Basketball 3, 4, Captain of
Boys' Basketball Team, Sportsman Club I, 2, 3, Secretary,
Travel Club I, Treasurer, Boys' Monogram Club I, Key Club I.
Robert Parks-Transferred from Woodlawn High School 3,
gcience Club I, 2, Pen Pal Club 3, President 3, French Club
Bobby Parrish-May Day 2, 3, Homeroom Officer I, D.O. 4,
Baseball I, 2, 3, 4, J.V. Basketball I, 2, Varsity Basketball 3,
4, Photography 2, ice President 2, Boys'..Monogram 2, 3, 4,
Travel I, Boys' Chorus 3, D.O. Vice-President 4.
Neal Pearce-Junior Pla 3, May Day I, 2, 3, Perfect At-
tendance I. Homeroom Officer 3, 4, Annual Staff 4, Boys'
Basketball 3, 4, J.V. Basketball I, 2, Dance Club 2, Travel
Club I, Photography 3, Monogram Club 3, 4, Boys' Chorus
2, 3, Mixed Chorus 3.
John K. Pierce, Jr.-Scholarship Honor Roll 4, Citizen Honor
Roll I, 2, 3, Perfect Attendance, Homeroom Officer 2, D.O. 4,
D 0 CIUIW 4. ISFV Cluh 2, 3, 4, Travel Club I, Discuasion Club
Lynn Presnell-Junior Play 3, May Day I, 2, 3, Scholarship
Honor Roll I, 2, 3, 4, Citizenship Honor Roll I, 2, 3, Perfect
Attendance 2, 3, 4, Homeroom Officer 3, Annual Staff, Editor
4, Newspaper Staff 4, Miss Blue Comet Candidate 4, Cheer-
leader J.V. I, Chief 2, Varsity 3, 4, Girls Chorus I, 2, 3, 4,
Concert Soloist 3, Girls' Monogram Club 2, 3, 4, Secretary 4,
Allied Youth I, 2, 3, 4, Beta Club 3, 4, Office Assistant 4,
Order of the Rainbow for Girls I, 2, 3, 4, Worthy Advisor 4,
Chairman Program Committee Jr.-Sr. Prom 3, Senior Class Pro-
ject Committee 4.
Carol Powers-Student Council Member I, Junior Play 3, May
Day I, 2, Citizenship Honor Roll I, 2, 3, Homeroom Officer
I, 2, 3, 4, Annual Staff 4, Football Sponsor 3, 4, Cheerleader,
J.V. I, 2, Varsity 3, 4, J.V. Chief I, Girls' Basketball I, 2, 3,
4, Co-Captain 4, Representative to Civitan Youth Conference
3, Jr, B.P.W. 4, Girls' Chorus I, 2, 3, Girls' Monogram 2, 3, 4,
Chaplain 4, Co. Chr. for Jr.-Sr. 3, E.T.A. 4, French Club 3, 4,
President 4, Office Assistant 2, 3, 4, Allied Youth I, 2.
Peggy Ramsey-Citizenship Honor Roll 3, Allied Youth 4, Pen
Pal Club, Treasurer 4, Photography Club 2, Transferred from
Barstow, California and Seogrove, N. C., Jr.-Sr. Prom Decora-
tion Committee 3.
Betsy Redding-Junior Play 3, May Day 2, 3, Scholarship
Honor Roll I, 2, 3, Citizenship Honor Roll I, 2, 3, Perfect At-
tendance I, 2, Homeroom Officer 2, Annual Staff 4, Miss
Blue Comet Candidate 4, Junior B.P.W. Representative 4,
Girls' Chorus I, 2, 3, Girls' Chorus District Contest I, 2, 3,
Allied Youth I, 2, 3, 4, Beta Club 3, 4, Beta Club Secretary 4,
F.T.A. 3, 4, F.T.A. President 4, Jr.-Sr. Committee 3, Mixed
Chorus 3, Beta Club Convention 4, F.T.A. Convention 4.
Joan Rich-Citizenship Honor Roll 2, Homeroom Officer 4,
Dramatics Club 2, French Club 3, 4, Allied Youth 2, 3, 4.
Bobby Ridge-May Day I, 2, 3, Citizenship Honor Roll I, 2,
Perfect Attendance I, Homeroom Officer President I, V.P. 2,
V.P. 4, Annual Staff 4, Baseball 2, Football 2, 3, 4, Jr.-Sr.
Sportsman Club 4, Key Club 3, 4, Mixed Chorus 3, Terpsi-
chorean Club I, Travel Club 2, Boys' Chorus 2, 3, Jr.--Sr. Dec-
oration Committee 3, Allied Youth 2, 3.
Ruby Saunders-Student Council Member I, 2, Senior Class
Vice-President 4, Junior Play 3, May Day Attendant 2, Schol-
arship Honor Roll I, 2, 3, 4, Citizenship Honor Roll I, 2, 3,
Annual Staff 4, Miss Blue Comet Candidate 4, D.O. 4, World
Peace Contest 4, Travel Club I, French Club 3, 4, D.O. Club,
Secretary 4, Allied Youth 4.
Anita Seawell-Junior Play Committee 3, May Day I, 2, Citi-
zenship Honor Roll I, Maiorette I, 2, 3, 4, Girls' Chorus I, 2,
3, Dramatic Club 4, District Chorus Contest I, 2, Allied Youth
I, 2, 4, Band 2, National Baton Twirling Contest, National
Baton Twirling Association.
David Scott-Photography Club I, Travel Club 2.
Gary Simmons-Freshman Class Officer, Treasurer I, Junior
Play Committee 3, Perfect Attendance 2, Homeroom Officer I,
4, President, Football I, 2, 3, 4, Jr.-Sr. Sportsman Club 3, 4,
Vice-President 4, Key Club 2, 3, 4, Monogram Club 3, 4,
Vice President 4.
Martha Sink-May Day 2, Scholarship Honor Roll 2, 3, Citi-
zenship Honor Roll 2, 3, Perfect Attendance I, 2, Homeroom
Officer 4, Annual Staff 4, Newspaper Staff 4, Girls' Basketball
2, 3, 4, Girls' Chorus 2, 3, 4, Treasurer of Girls' Chorus 4,
F.T.A. 3, 4, Girls' Monogram Club 3, 4, Softball Intramurals
I, 2, Served for Jr.-Sr., Jr.-Sr. Decoration Committee 3, Mixed
Amelia Smith-Scholarship Honor Roll, Annual Honor Roll,
Annual Staff 2, 4, Transferred from Lake Forest Jr. High I,
New Hanover 2, Big Change Essay, Declamation Contest I,
School Winner, State Citizenship Essay I, l2nd Place statel,
County Christmas Essay I tlst placel, Voice of Democracy 4
lSchool-countyl, F.T.A. I, 2, 4, Treasurer I, Tri-Hi-Y I, 2, 4,
Bible Club I, 2, 4, President I, Vice-President 2, Girls Chorus
I, 4, French Club 4, Choralettes 4, Beta Club 4, Judicial Mar-
slial I, 2, Library Club I, Allied Youth 4.
Stan Smith-Homeroom Vice-President I, Baseball I, Photog-
raph Club I, Travel Club 2, Intramural Softball 2, Scoreboard
Committee, Assistant Bus Driver 2, 3, 4, D.E. Club 2, 3, 4,
Vice-President 2, President 3, Association Member 4, Associate
0'Dene Snow-Junior Play Usher 3, Junior Play Stage and
Property Committee 3, May Day 2, Citizenship Honor Roll
I, 2, 3, 4, Perfect Attendance 3, Annual Staff 4, Allied Youth
I, 2, 3, 4, Program Chairman 4, F.B.L.A. 3, 4, Vice-President
4, Girls' Chorus I, 2, 3, 4, Girls' Chorus Contest I, 2, 3, 4,
Choralettes 4, F.B.L.A. Convention 3, Basketball Intramurals
3, F.B.L.A. Typists 3, 4, Served for Jr.-Sr. 2, Homecoming
Parade 3, 4.
Jimmy Southern-Junior Class Treasurer, Junior Play Commit-
tee 3, Scholarship Honor Roll 2, Homeroom Officer 3, Annual
Staff 4, Boys' State Delegate 3, Swimming 3, Transferred from
Washington D. C., Fr.-Soph. Booster's Club I, Music Appre-
ciation Club 2, Treasurer 2, Key Club 3, 4, President 4, Board
of Directors 3, Boys' Chorus 2, Allied Youth I, 2, Jr,-Sr. Dec-
Betty Spencer+Junior Play 3, May Day 2, 3, Perfect Attend-
ance I, Annual Staff 4, Football Sponsor 4, Band 3, Swim-
ming 3, Music Appreciation 3, Mixed Chorus 3, Girls Chorus
I, 2, 3, 4, Badmitton and Basketball Intramurals 3, Jr.-Sr.
Prom Comm. 3, Allied Youth 2, 4, F.B.L.A. 3, 4, Homecom-
Louise Spencer-Citizenship Honor Roll, Perfect Attendance I,
Girls' Chorus 4.
Norma Jean Staley-Junior Play Committee 3, May Day I,
Citizenship Honor Roll I, 2, Annual Staff 4, Fresh-Soph. Boost-
er's Club I, Pen Pal Club 2, Girls' Chorus 3, 4, F.T.A. 4, Al-
lied Youth I, 2.
Margaret Stanley-May Day I, 2, 3, 4, Scholarship Roll I, 2,
3, 4, Citizenship Honor Roll I, 2, 3, Perfect Attendance I,
Annual Staff 3, 4, Newspaper Staff 4, Miss Blue Comet Con-
didate 4, Maiorette I, 2, 3, Drum Majorette 4, Girls' Basket-
ball I, 2, 3, 4, Fresh.-Soph. Dance Club 2, Beta Club 3, 4, Pen
Pal, Vice-President 4, F.B.L.A. 3, 4, Treasurer 4, Allied Youth
4, Intramurals I.
Billie Sue Stone-Student Council Member I, 2, Junior Class
Vice President , Junior Play Committee 3, May Day I, 3,
Homeroom Officer 2, 4, Annual Staff 4, Girls' Chorus I, Dance
Club Secretary 2, Industrial Arts Club, Vice-President 3, Dra-
matics Secretary 4, Allied Youth 2, 4, French Club 3, 4.
Sybil Ann Stutts-May Day I, 2, 3, Scholarship Honor Roll I,
2, Citizenship Honor Roll 2, Homeroom Officer I, 4, Annual
Staff 4, Miss Blue Comet Candidate I, 2, 3, 4, Miss Blue
Comet 4, Football Sponsor 3, 4, Majorette I, 2, 3, 4, Chief 4,
Planning Committee for Senior Motto and Flower 4, Jr.-Sr.
Decorating Committee 3, Softball Intramurals I, Fr.-Soph.
Boosters Club I, French Club 3, 4, Dramatics Club 4, Girls'
Chcirus I, 2, 3, Mixed Chorus 3, District Chorus Contest
Mary Swaney-May Day I, Scholarship Honor Roll I, 2, 3,
Citizenship Honor Roll I, 2, 3, 4, D.E. Vice-President 4, Allied
Youth 3, 4, D.E- Club 3, 4.
Pat Mcbuffie Sykes-May Day I, 3, Scholarship Honor Roll I,
2, 3, Homeroom Officer I, 2, President, Miss Blue Comet Can-
didate 4, Annual Staff I, D.E. 4, Cheerleader J.V. I, Band 3,
Girls Chorus I, 2, 3, D.E. Club 4, D.E. Club Secretary 4, Girls
Monogram Club 3, 4, Allied Youth, F.B.L.A. 4.
Jimmy Tatum-Junior Play Committee 3, May Day 2, 3, Citi-
zenship Honor Roll 3, Homeroom Officer I, 2, 3, Baseball 2,
3, 4, Boys' Basketball J.V. I, 2, Varsity 3, 4, All Conference 8-
All Tournament Basketball Team, Most Improved Basketball
Player 3, Dance Club 2, Chorus 3, Sportsman Club 4, Mono-
gram Club 3, 4.
Ann Taylor-Transferred from Richlands, Va.,,,May Day, Soph-
omore Princess, F.H.A. 2, Dancing, F.B.L.A. 3, Band 2, 3, 4.
Joe Teague-Track 3, Junior Play 3, May Day 2, 3, Citizen-
ship Honor Roll 2, Homeroom Officer 2, Boys' Basketball 2,
Baseball I, 2, 3, 4, Fres.-Soph, Sportman's Trophy, Jr.-Sr.
Sportsman's Club Sec. 81 Treas. 4, Monogram 2, 3, 4.
Larry Thomas-Junior Play Committee 3, May Day 2, 3, 4,
Citizenship Honor Roll I, 2, 3, Perfect Attendance I, 2, Home-
room Officer, Vice President I, Treasurer 2, Football 2, 3, 4,
Boys' Chorus 2, 3, Photography Club I, Sportsman Club 4,
Mixed Chorus 2, 3, 4, Allied Youth I.
Lowell Thomas-Student Council Member 2, 4, Senior Class
President 4, May Day 3, 4, Perfect Attendance 3, Annual Staff
4, Boys' Basketball 2, 3, 4, Allied Youth 2, 3, Travel Club 4,
Boys' Chorus 3, Boys' Monogram Club 3, 4, Photography Club
2, Library Club 3, Vice-President 3.
Katie Thompson-May Day 2, Secretary of Pen Pal Club 3,
Pen Pal Club 2, Allied Youth 2, 3, French Club 3, 4, Office
Assistant 3, Pen Pal Club 3, F.H.A. 4.
Bobby Tolen-Band I, 2, 3, 4, Chapel Band 4, Swimming 2,
3, 4, Dancing Club 2, Boys' Chorus 4, Photography Club I,
High oint Clinic 3, State Contest for Band I, 2 ,3, 4, Footbail
Larry Trogdon-Junior Play 3, May Day 3, Citizenship Honor
Roll 2, 3, Perfect Attendance I, 2, Pen Pals Club I, Jr.-Sr.
Sportsman Club 3, 4.
Nancy Turner-Transferred from Woonsocket High School
R. I., Newspaper Staff 3, Mixed Chorus 3, Girls Chorus 4,
Allied Youth 4.
Reba Upchurch-May Day I, 2, Citizenship Honor Roll I,
Annual Staff 3, 4, Booster's Club I, Allied Youth 2, 3, 4, Pres-
ident 4, Dance Club 2, FICA 3, Treasurer, FBLA 3, 4, Secre-
Griffin Usher-May Day 2, Citizenship Honor Roll I, 2, 3,
Travel Club I, Photography Club 2, 3, Math Club 4.
Dee Anne Vestal-Junior Play 3, May Day I, 2, 3, Scholar-
ship Honor Roll I, 2, 3, Citizenship Honor Roll I, 2, 3, Home-
room Officer I, Annual Staff 4, Newspaper Staff 4, Fr.-Soph.
Boosters Club I, Girls' Chorus 2, 3, 4, Mixed Chorus 3, 4,
F.T.A. 3, 4, Beta Club 3, 4, F.T.A. Secretary 4, Allied Youth
I, 2, 3, 4, Dec. for Jr.-Sr.
Tommy Vuncannon-D.E. 3, Boys' Chorus 4.
Sylvia G. Wallace-May Day I, Citizenship Honor Roll 2, 3,
Annual Staff 3, 4, Band 3, Allied Youth I, 2, 3, 4, F.B.L.A.
3, 4, President 4, Travel Club I, 4, Dance Club I, 2.
Gwen Welborn-Junior Play Committee 3, May Day 2, 3,
Homeroom Officer 4, Annual Staff 4, Miss Blue Comet Candi-
date 4, .lr.-Sr. Refreshment Committee 3, Fr.-Soph. Booster's
Club I, Pen Pals Club 2, Girls Chorus 3, 4, Girls Chorus Con-
cert 3, 4, French Club 3, 4, F.T.A. 4, Allied Youth 2.
Jerry West-Scholarship Honor Roll I, Citizenship Honor Roll
I, Homeroom Office 2, J.V. Basketball I, 2, Varsity Basket-
ball 3, 4, Monogram Club 3, 4, Key Club 3, 4, Readers Digest
Club I, Discussion Club 2, Jr.-Sr. Sportsman Club 3, 4.
Dickie White-Transferred from Fieldale, Va.
Wanda Williams-Student Council Member I, Senior Class
Treasurer 4, Junior Play 3, May Day I, 2, 3, 4, Scholarship
Honor Roll I, 2, 3, 4, Citizenship Honor Roll I, 2, Perfect
Attendance 3, 4, Homeroom Officer I, 4, Annual Staff 4, Miss
Blue Comet Candidate 4, Cheerleader I, 2, 3, 4, Girls Basket-
ball I, 2, 3, 4, Swimming 3, All-Conference, Honorable Men-
tion All-State, Girls Chorus I, 2, 3, 4, Vice President 4, Allied
Youth I, 2, 3, 4, Girls Monogram 2, 3, 4, Treasurer 4, Intra-
murals I, 2, 3, 4, -.Beta Club 3, 4.
Alvin Williamson-Jr, Play Committee 3, Moy Day 3, Scholar-
ship Honor Roll 4, Citizenship Honor Roll I, 2, 3, 4, Home-
room Officer 3, Boys' Basketball I, 2, 3, 4, Photography I,
Dance Club 2, Jr.-Sr. Sportsman Club 4, French Club 4, Boys
Monogram Club I, Decorating Committee 3.
Patsy Yates-Citizenship Honor Roll 2, 3, Photography Club
I, 2, 3, Secretary I, Dramatics Club 4.
Guy York-May Day 3, Homeroom Officer I, D.O. 4, Boys
Basketball 2, Football I, 2, 3, 4, Won Most Valuable Award,
D.O. Treasurer 4.
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