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SUPERLATIVES RUTH NEAL McCLELLAN Most Talktative BILL HELMS Biggest Pest COLEEN MOORE LENELLE MANGUM Most Attractive Most Unselfish EVERETTE TAYLOR Most Mischievous JERRY WEIR MAURICE BAKER Most Dependable NELDA JEAN WILLIAMS MONTE HELMS Most-in-Love BETTY ANN McGINNS MONTE HELMS Best Dressed JERRY WEIR Most Business Like Most Likely to Succeed Most Capable Most Studious Most Industrious JOANNE HELMS MAURICE BAKER Most Courteous 20
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LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT We, the Senior Class of nine¬ teen hundred and fifty-four, of Benton Heights High School, city of Monroe, county of Un¬ ion, state of North Carolina, be¬ ing of sound mind and realizing our impending departure from this school, are leaving, other work to do, we hereby declare and make this our last will and testament, but memories of Benton Heights will linger still. Article I To our principal, Mr. Oscar W. Broome, we wish to express our many thanks for the interest and leadership he has shown us during the past years. Article II To our faculty, we leave our deepest appreciation for their efforts toward increasing our wisdom. Article III To the undergraduates: To the Junior Class we leave the job of issuing the two great publications: The Heights and The Hi-Lights. To the Sophomores and Freshmen, we leave our hopes that before long they will occupy the position that we now occupy. Article IV To the Class of nineteen hundred and fifty-five, we be¬ queath the honor and privilege of becoming seniors. To the rest of the students we leave our most treasured and loved gift, a great school. 1. Maurice Baker leaves his popularity to Charles Gor¬ don. 2. Bobby Benton leaves his crazy driving to Jim Long. 3. Joyce Byrum wills her originality to Elizabeth Hasty. 4. Shirley Craig leaves her cuteness to Sue Marrone and her peppiness to Ruth Carnes. 5. Ann Curlee leaves her hopes to gain weight to Carol Smith. 6. Ervin Elms leaves his hop job to anyone who can buy a Buick from it. 7. Mary Lena Graham leaves her Algebra book to any¬ one crazy enough to take it. 8. Shirley Haigler wills her extra pounds to Helen Jar- mon. 9. Roger Hall wills his wittiness to Max Hargette. 10. Bill Helms leaves his extra pounds to W. H. Privette and his ability to play right field to Johnny Gordon. 11. Geneva Helms leaves her big mouth and extra pounds to Sue Marrone. 12. Joanne Helms leaves her Chemistry book in- good care, she’s returning it to Mr. Hamilton. 13. Linda Helms just leaves. 14. Monte Helms leaves his job at Newberry’s to any¬ one who would work for peanuts. 15. Kay Kerley leaves her favorite giggle to Angela Helms. 16. Doris Kilgore leaves her faithful shorthand book to Carol Smith. 17. Helen Laney leaves her boy friends in Chemistry to the up coming Senior girls. 18. Jack Love leaves his extra feet to Fred Hel ms and extra pounds to Herbert Derrick. 19. Lenelle Mangum wills her unselfish ways to Helen Crooke. 20. Gertrude McCain leaves her job at Woolworth’s to Louise Williams. 21. Ruth Neal McClellan leaves her talkativeness to any¬ one with a big mouth and her shorthand book to Louise Williams. 22. Betty Ann McGinnis leaves her flirty ways to Mary Marrone. 23. Shirley McGinnis leaves her ability to attract Indian Trail boys to Ruth Carnes. 24. Coleen Moore leaves her attractiveness to Mary Rose and her neatness to Myra Tucker. 25. W. C. “Bud” Mullis leaves his ability to play third base to Jimmy James and his job at night to anyone wanting it. 26. Earl Price bequeaths his lazy ways to Junior Simp¬ son. 27. Kathleen Price leaves her ability to pass notes in class to her sister, Irene. 28. Shirley Quick leaves her English book to anyone who likes English. 29. Calvin Richardson keeps his voice, but leaves his un¬ dependability to James Helms. 30. Worth Riggins leaves his curly hair to his brother Kenneth. 31. I, Donald Rummage leave my neatness to Clark Rummage. 32. Ruth Simpson leaves her quietness to Myra Tucker in hopes that Benton Heights will be a much quieter place in ’55. 33. Everette Taylor leaves his mischievous ways to Hugh Mac Watkins. 34. David Terry leaves his courteous ways to the up coming Freshman. 35. Johny Tsitouris leaves his athletic ability and his good looks to Ronald Rummage. 36. Jerry Weir leaves her superlatives most studious and most capable to Frankie Herring. 37. Nelda Jean Williams leaves her musical talent to all the musicians in our band. We hereby appoint Mrs. Linda F. Hilton, our an nu a l advisor, as sole executor of this, our last will and testa¬ ment. Witnesses: Attorney Bobby Benton Donald Rummage Jerry Weir 19
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SUPERLATIVES EARL PRICE GERTRUDE McCAIN Laziest MONTE HELMS RUTH SIMPSON BETTY ANN McGINNIS Quietest Class Wolf Biggest Flirt BUD MULLIS Best Sport NELDA JEAN WILLIAMS CALVIN RICHARDSON Most Talented Biggest Show-Off Most Musical BETTY ANN McGINNIS MAURICE BAKER Most Popular BETTY ANN McGINNIS JOHNY TSITOURIS Best Date ANN CURLEE MAURICE IJAKER Friendliest KATHLEEN PRICE JOHNY TSITOURIS Most Athletic 21
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