Central High School - Pemican Yearbook (High Point, NC)

 - Class of 1951

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N.H.S. Members Exemplify Lofty Organized for the purpose of IATIONAL , , nouns: sunny recognizing those upperclassmen QQ 57 . . . 5- 5 at High Point High School who A BN have attained the high ideals of WS L? service, scholarship, character, and leadership, the National 7 Honor Society has become the most distinguished group in the school. The 1951 chapter of the Honor Society be- gan in the fall with only ten members under the able direction of Mrs. Leila Rogers, faculty adviser. The oflicers selected to plan the activities were president, Vivian Millerg vice- president, janet Blairg secretary, Gladys Hallg and treasurer, Frances Mull. At the November candlelight induction ser- vice, which was marked with simplicity and dignity, sixteen seniors received membership in this club. They were presented with tiny gold pins-the keystone, representing the high ideals of the society, and the flaming torch, signifying their purpose to follow the light of truth. After receiving one of the greatest honors ever bestowed upon a high school student, the inductees joined the old members in holding The thrilling honor of being tapped into the National Honor Society was bestowed upon these seniors in the spring of '50, LU! to riglzl, fry! row: Max Williams, Albert Hale, Gyrus Brooks, and Budd Montgomery. Ser- ond raw: Mary Lib Casey, Frances lVIull, Tommie Strother, Vivian Miller, janet Blair, and Gladys Hall. Ideals V, lf , 1 i .N sf l l Overwhelmed with joy at being named the 1950 re- cipient of the National Honor Society Service Award, Doris Craven proudly displays her trophy. 100

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EDD- 4-"'FM-pa, Lqfl: These students on the Puinlwr business staff are busily discussing the best tactics to usc in selling an ad. Ld! ln night: Gene Campbell, Sandra Spencer, Ronald Bratton, Gaynelle Ingle, 'jackie Corn, and Nancy Gray, Right: Also on the business staff are Randall -johnson, Jerry Furgurson, Carol Robertson, Anne Hulin, Sylvia McGhee, and Faye lX'leadows who are admiring the ads as they came out in thc Pointer. Selection ol' -a stali' was made in the fall by the adviser and editor from a group ol' students who pursued the six-weeks course in journalistic writing taught by Miss Young, Those who displayed unusual writing ability were trans- ferred to the editorial staff while the others becaxne cub reporters. ln addition to the editing ol' the newspaper, it was also a duty ol' the journalists to serve as newscasters for station YYHPS-FNI. Each Friday evening one of these students reported the latest school happenings for live minutes. As much preparation went into the writing ol' this radio newscast as the compiling of "lead" articles, lor before each broadcast, it was checked and rechecked by a faculty member and rehearsed several times by the reporter. The business staff was another group whose functions for the paper were equally as ini- 'I'l1e cub reporters who have a nose for news are, lqfl In right, .wnlrfl.' Evelyn Chap- man, Loretta Free- man, Rosc Wein- berry, and Nancy Purvis. .S'lz111fl:'rzg.' Sherry Kearns. Ann Allred, Virginia Anne Wfalker -Io Anne Hodgin, Billie Ruth Pileher, Ameneeis Wlhitley, and George Coltrane. portant as those of the news-hounds. Mrs. Lyda Sowers, faculty sponsor, and Gaynelle lngle, business manager, chose eleven stu- dents to use their persuasive powers by visiting local business lirins and selling advertisements to raise the funds necessary for the printing of thc Poinler. In November they also sponsored a campaign encouraging more students to subscribe to their school paper. The slogan for the drive was UAre You One of the Thou- sandiw In the fall the editor and business manager attended the ninth annual North Carolina Scholastic Press Institute which was conducted in Chapel Hill. The suggestions which they received from the speakers and discussion groups at this two day gathering of enthusiastic high school journalists aided them in coni- pleting a successful year with the Pninffr.



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National Honor Society ofhcers, janet Blair, vice- presidentg Vivian Llillcr, presidentg Gladys Hall, secretary, and Frances Mull, treasurer, discuss plans for the coming year with their faculty adviser, Mrs. Leila Rogers. before the student body the highest ideals, motives, and ambitions for which to strive. The duty of compiling a scrapbook con- taining newspaper clippings about the honors bestowed upon students, teachers, and or- ganizations of H.P.H.S. was placed in the capable hands of artistic Janet Blair. A means of increasing the treasury funds by the Honor Society members was the sale of stationery to students and the general public. Offering personalized cards to seniors in the spring was another project of the club. In order to sponsor College Day the Beta Club and National Honor Society worked jointly. Members of these groups served as guides for the representatives from forty south- ern colleges and universities who discussed after graduation plans with students. The spring induction was the most memorable event of the year. At that time five percent of the membership of the junior class was tapped. At this assembly the annual pres- entation of the silver loving cup was made to Max Williams, the senior who rendered the most unselfish service to his school and class- mates, while serving as president to the student body. These are the honored students who were fall inductees of the National Honor Society. Legft to righgjirrt row: Ann Allred, Teasa Bloom, Rachel Leonard, Marty Burton, Venetia Wilcox, Norma jean Ansell, Anne Garst, and Ronnie Current. Second row: O. H. Rierson, Jerry Furgurson, Connie lvIcGhee, Ramellc Hylton, Nancy Samuel, Joann Graham, johnny Bell, and jimmy Lovelace.

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