DuPont High School - Leaves of Hickory Yearbook (Old Hickory, TN)

 - Class of 1954

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Class H lstory It seems fantastlc that tlme has passed so fast and that so many thlng haxe happened 1n four short years I could neyer attempt to relate all the happemngs but as we Journey down memory lane maybe I can hlt the hlghllghts Remember the flrst day we came to DuPont Hlgh School'7 Those semors surely dld get a good laugh at us greenles and we dldn t appreclate that one blt Then of all thlngs on lnltlatl0H day we had to wear one hrgh heel and one low heel shoe and carry our books 1n a bucket The boys looked so cute IU thelr llttle short breeches backwards of course and a low neck blouse They looked luke angels wlth the rlbbons around thelr heads but as they walked the tm cans around thelr walsts rattled lxke an escaped convlct s ball and chaln Soon after m1t1at1on we elected Moe Wrlght for presldent of our class He dld a splendld job ln that C3p8C1ty and we enyoyed numerous events through out the year The hlghllght of the act1v1t1es was the Freshman party We had a square dance and sock dance comblnatlon Such fancy socks as were exhlblted that mght' In no tlme at all flnal exams rolled around and we antlclpated a three month s vacatlon It seemed that the vacatlon was only three weeks lnstead because September came mlghty fast and here we were omg up the front walk agam Thrs tlme we dldnt feel so green because we were now sllly sophomores and we were havmg fun gomg over fool s hlll and glggle holler As the year passed we began to feel more a part of the school w1th our addrtlonal act1v1t1es Ernest Burke was elected pres 1dent of our class and we saw to It that he had plenty of work to do Mld terms came soon and everyone slghed wxth rehef when they were oyer There was no tlme for study now for DuPont was wmnmg all the tourna ments and headmg for Memphrs and the state tournament We dldnt get far m the tournaments but everyone was exclted just the same Next was our Sophomore Party We had a prcmc and swlm mlng party at Pleasant Green We had a wonder ful time swlmmmg danclng and eatmg those lus c1ous lunches we had brought wlth us Several weeks after the party we took flnal exams and were free for three months Of course by the t1me the three months were oy er we were lookmg forward to our ,Iumor year because we were now upper class men There were numerous exents to whlch we looked forward so we were ready to settle down to work agam Th1S year we placed boys and glrls ln top po s1t1ons 1n all athletlc spots and m other orgamza tlons too It was a pleasant feellng to see your class represented ln so many dlfferent places Bemg an upper classman meant somethlng to us because of the 3CllNll,lCS WhlCl'l, are especlally for them such as the class play and the yunlor senlor banquet The play For Petes Sake whlch was dlrected by Mrs Major and Mlss Elllott was a great success and gave us qulte a blt of money to help wlth the banquet Soon after the play we journeyed to the state tournament agam thls txme to Johnson Clty For the flrst tlme ln hlstory we were State Basket ball Champs The next hlghlrght of the year was our fxrst JUDIOI' senlor banquet We were as busy as bees planmng the decoratlons the menu and all the other detalls of a great banquet and formal uslng a Hawauan theme for all of these After we flnlshed eatlng the program was presented wlth Earnest Burke our presldent actlng as master of cere monles After he crowned MISS Dorls Ann Oakley ueen of the Prom and bestowed the customary krss lII13glI1Cl the crown fell off' Soon after the prom came our class party and fmal exams What a dlfferent feeling we had as we walked up the steps Thls was 1t our senlor year' We gave Blchard Johannes the gavel and he took a mlghty blg job There were all the thmgs that a senlor has to do l1ke haw mg prctures made ordermg caps and gowns cards and 1nv1tat1ons We planned our senlor trip for the Smoky Mountams but press tlme came before the trrp so that and the play are future hlstory Nfaybe ln future years when you renew your hrgh school career thls wrll help to recall some of those mem OTICS Our days here w1ll be long remembered and as we go out mto the world may we ever honor DuPont Hrgh CLAUDETTE F ANN H zstorum . - Y S ' Y 7 1 I I . J -. 1 . . V V , , ' , . ' ' ' V 1 Y - 1 . v u I ' sz 1 79 , - 1 - - 1 ' ' ' ' - . . . . . . V V , V . .I . - . . . . V. . . . 1 1 1 '- - - as 1 11 V - , - , 1 1 1 . , - . . , . . . . . . . . V . V . 1 V . V ' ,V V . U - 1 . V 3 . .. . . . . V V 1 I 1 1 ' U . . . D . an 77 ' 7 v Gi ' 77 v . . ,W Q n cc 1 - - 77 , , ' ' . V l V l . V. . . - 1 r v . ' 1 1 1 , . - , , , . . . , - , .

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6 F acult ELIZABETH OSBORNE. BF Languages DAVID ADAMSON, BLA. Physical Education RICHARD DORNEY, IIA. Music CECIL ELLIOTT. B.L.S. Librarian CAROLINE PERRY. KLA. Social Science NINA WILLIAMS. M.A. Business Education MRS. L. P. MAJOR. BS. Home Economics DOROTHY HICKS. ILS. Physical Education JANE JACKSON. M.Ed. Busine-Q Education MRS. ZEKE GAMMEL. BS Sociology PEGGY WELCH. 8.5. Science No photograph



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Semor Class Officers IHCIIARIJ JUIIAINNHS BEN IJONNFLI, NI-ILL M'I'I.li M.-XHY ANN IIOLLY WAI,'l'Ell M1-IMNII-il. KITTY SPE I,,,-XIII! WAYNE GREEK ROCHELLE Mc-CALICB CI,AlflJETTR I-'XNN

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