Francis Garrou High School - Impersonator Yearbook (Valdese, NC)

 - Class of 1953

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wmmm THE 1953 IMPERSONATOR VOLUME XIV Published by THE BETA CLUB FRANCIS GARROU HIGH SCHOOL Valdese, North Carolina j PRESENTING . . . OUR SYMPHONY FOREWORD Man is born with music within himself, and created to make of life a symphony, whose parts blend and whose harmony gives to living its sweetness and goodness. The music of our high school days has risen and fallen, each part blending to make these days complete. The staff has tried to capture in this fourteenth edition of the Ivipersonator the melodies which have made of our lives a symphony. 2 DEDICATION As coach and instructor his feats are unsurpassable. His friendly personality and pleasing disposition have won the admiration of all. It is with the greatest of pleasure that we, the staff of the 1953 Impersonator dedicate to MR. LEO BREVARD this volume. 3 OUR SYMPHONY HONORS We proudly honor MR. ROBERT A. GOURLEY who has left with us a most cherished possession in the minds and hearts of the students and alumni of Valdese High School, our Alma Mater. 4 MAESTRO MOVEMENT ONE—FACULTY 5 SECTION LEADERS MR. JOHN L. JOHNSON, A.B., M.A., Principal Carson Newman College, Jefferson City, Tennessee University of North Carolina, Appalachian State Teachers College BURTON K. BARGER, A.B., Physical Education, Health Education Lenoir Rhyne College, Hickory, N. C. MYRA BRASWELL, A.B., English Guidance Counselor Greensboro College, Greensboro, N. C. i 6 4 SECTION LEADERS ELEANOR BREVARD, B.S. Mathematics, Chemistry Appalachian State Teachers College Boone, N. C. LEO BREVARD, A.B, M.A. Biology, Science, Physical Education Appalachian State Teachers College Boone, N. C. CARROLL CALHOUN, B.S. History, Librarian East Tennessee State College Johnson City, Tennessee ADA LEE CLARK, A.B., English, Dramatics Flora Macdonald College Red Springs, N. C. RALPH CLARK, B.S., Eighth Grade Western Carolina Teacher’s College Cullowhee, N. C. ' ur GHIGO, A.B., French, English Maryville College, Maryville, Tennessee Lt It MELISSA W. GRILL, A.B., M.A., Seventh Grade Lenoir Rhyne College, Hickory, N. C., Appalachian State Teacher’s College, Boone, N. C. HENRY CLONTZ, B.S., Seventh Grade Western Carolina Teacher ' s College Cullowhee, N. C. BETTY ANN HAMMOND, B.S., Vocational Home Economics, Winthrop College, Rock Hill, N. C 7 SECTION LEADERS BETTY HUDSON, A.B., Commercial Education Lenoir Rhyne College, Hickory, N. C. ROSEMARY PATTON, B.A., Eighth Grade, Carson Newman College, [efferson City, Tennessee GEORGE F. WILSON, B.S., Music Appalachian State Teacher’s College Boone, N. C. FRANCES KELLER, B.S., Seventh Grade, Queens College, Charlotte, N. C. Florida Southern, Lakeland, Fla. TED STARNES, B.S., Social Studies, Science East Tennessee State College, Johnson City, Tennessee IVORY C. WILSON, B.S., Industrial Arts, Mathematics Western Carolina Teacher’s College. Cullowhee, N. C. RUTH GRAY MULL, A.B., Eighth Grade Lenoir Rhyne College Hickory, N. C. DELL B. WILSON, A.B., County Director of Guidance Agnes Scott College, Decatur, Ga. Columbia University, New York. N. Y. LOWAINE M. WILSON, B.S.. Commercial Education, English Western Carolina Teacher’s College, Cullowhee, N. C. 8 9 Second Movement CLASS THE CLASSICS SENIOR CLASS OFFICERS First row: Beverly Tron, Parliamentarian; La Venta Berry, Secretary; Mary Lail Treasurer; Agnes Smith, Treasurer; Second row: Kenneth Powell, Vice-President; Sam Powell, President; • Terry Keever, Parliamentarian. CLASS MOTTO Give the world the best that you have, and the best will come back to you. CLASS COLORS Royal Blue and White MASCOTS Susan Corbett Danny Picou CLASS FLOWER Carnation 10 OF 1953 ED ABEE “He’s willing to be what he is, and sees noth¬ ing preferable.” Basketball 2, 3, 4; Football 2, 4; Letterman ' s Club 3, 4; Class Officer, Secretary 2. HARVEY ABEE “Oh, grant me, Heaven, a life of ease. " Football 1, 3; Mixed Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4; Allied Youth 3; Flag Bearer for Band 2, 3; Boys Chorus 1, 2. MARGARET LOUISE ABEE “Not swift, nor slow to change, but firm. " Allied Youth 3; Chorus 4; Paper Staff 4: Dra¬ matics 4. HUGH PRESTON ABERNATHY “Then he will talk! Ye gads! How he will talk!” Football l; Basketball 1; Baseball 1; Letter- man’s Club 1; Sigma Delta Phi 2, 4; Boy’s Chorus 1; Mixed Chorus l, 2, 3,; Octet 3; Allied Youth 2, 3; Paper Staff 2; Art Editor; Declamation 1; Librarian 4; Dramatics Club 2. ELDON ANNAS “A great man is willing to be little.” Office Assistant 4; Senior Superlative, ‘Cutest.” LOY ARNEY “The man who blushes is not quite a brute.” Band 1, 2, 4; Boy Scouts 1; Dramatics 4; Allied Youth 3; Les Amis Francais 4, President; Paper Staff 4; Senior Superlative, “Most Dignified.” 1 1 CLASS CATHERINE GRISETTE BAKER “1 am all the daughters of my father’s house, and all the brothers, too.” Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Softball 2; Beta Club 3, 4; Vice-President 4; Annual Staff 3; Les Amis Francais 4; Woman’s Athletic Club 3; Band 3, 4; Marshall 3; Senior Superlative, " Most Courteous.” CONLEY BENFIELD ‘’The world knows nothing of its greatest men. " Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4; Basketball 2; Football 2; Monogram Club 1 , 2, 3, 4 ; Dramatics Club 4 ; Paper Staff, Sports Editor 4. LA VENTA ANN BERRY “Looks where she leaps and sees where she goes.” Girl’s Chorus 1, 2; Mixed Chorus 1, 2; F.H.A. 1, 2; Allied Youth 3; Class Officer, Secretary 4; Les Amis Francais 4; Secretary and Treasurer. EDWARD BLEYNAT “A stature undepressed in size, Majestic, always seems to rise. " Band 1, 2, 3, 4; Dance Band 2, 3; Football 1; Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Bus Driver 3, 4; Senior Superlative, “Best All-Around;” Lctterman’s Club 2, 3, 4. SYLVIA ANN BOLICK “joy comes with kindness.” Girls Chorus 1, 2; Mixed Chorus 1, 2; Library Assistant 2, 3; F.H.A. 2; Allied Youth 3; Class Officer, Treasurer 3; Sigma Delta Phi 3, 4; President 3; Les Amis Francais 4; Senior Super¬ lative, “Most Dignified.” ROBERT BONNER " No sleep till morn, when youth and pleasure meet.” Boys Chorus 1; Mixed Chorus 1, 4. 12 OF 1953 JEAN BOWMAN “Love is the pass-key to the heart.” Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Softball 1, 2; Majorette 2, 3; Football Sponsor 2, 3; Wom¬ en’s Athletic Club 3; Hallowe’en Queen 3; Miss V. H. S. 4; Class Officer, Parliamentarian 3; Office Assistant 4; Baton Club 2. LORENE BUFF “Her cheek with health and heautv slows.” E. B. (BERT) BURGESS III “A lion among ladies is a most dreadful thing.” Blue Ridge School for Boys: Baseball 1, Basketball 1; Boy Scouts 1; Library Association 1; Glee Club 1; Saddle Club 1; Valdese: Band 2, 3, 4; Boys Chorus 2; Mixed Chorus 2, 3; Sigma Delta Phi 2; Allied Youth 3; Homecom¬ ing Escort 2, 3, 4; Senior Superlative, “Most Popular.” SARAH FRANCES BURNS “I would help others out of a fellow-feeling.” Basketball 1. 2, 3, 4; Softball 1, 2; Allied Youth 3, Vice-President; Delegate to Allied Youth Convention 3; Sigma Delta Phi 3, 4; Football Sponsor 3; Dramatics Club 3, 4; Paper Staff 3, 4; Women’s Athletic Club 3; All Tournament Softball 1; Office Assistant 4. JOHN CALLENDER “Joyousness is Nature’s garb of health ” Boy Scouts 1; Office Assistant 4. ROBBIE COOK “Nothing is more useful than silence.” 13 CLASS CHARLES LEONARD DEAL “Take it as it comes, not as it goes.” Band 1; Dramatics Club 3, 4. EULA MAE DUNCAN “Thy modesty’s a candle to thy merit. " Assistant Librarian 2; F.H.A. 3; Dramatics Club 4. ROBERT LEE ENNIS “Where art man without automobiles?” ELIZABETH ANN EPLE.Y “We find our Bonnie Ann with our victuals.” Softball 1, 2; Basketball 1; Allied Youth 3; Basketball Manager 4; Office Assistant 4. FRANK ERWOOD “Studious of ease, and fond of humble things.” Scouts 1; Band 1, 2, 3, 4; Parliamentarian 3; Junior Rotarian; Senior Superlative, “Neatest.” VICTOR GARROU “The wise man sometimes flees from society for fear of being bored.” Dramatics Club 2; Paper Staff 2, Allied Youth 2, 3; Les Amis Francais 4; Mixed Chorus 4; Senior Superlative, “Most Courteous.” 14 OF 1953 SHIRLEY SUE GRISETTE “Amition has no rest.” Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Women’s Athletic Club 2, 3; Beta Club 3, 4; Annual Staff 3, 4; Business Manager 4; Class Officer, Secretary 1, Vice- President 3; Band 1, 2, 3, 4; Chief Marshal 3; Softball 1, 2; Senior Superlative, “Most Studious.” ALICE ELIZABETH HALLYBURTON “She is pretty to walk with, Witty to talk with, and pleasant, too, to think on. " Girls Chorus 1, 2; Mixed Chorus 1, 2; Allied Youth 3; Dramatics Club 3, 4; Delegate to Dramatics Festival 3; Paper Staff 3; Library As¬ sistant 4, Secretary; F.H.A. 1, 2; Alternate Cheerleader 2; Senior Superlative, “Most Popu¬ lar.” ► CELIA HARRISON “I am very fond of the company of gentle men.” F.H.A. 1, 2, 3; Parliamentarian 2, Treasurer 3; Band 1, 2, 3, 4; Delegate to Band Clinic 3, 4; Basketball Manager 1; Les Amis Francais 4; Hallowe’en Queen 4. SYLVIA HARRISON ‘‘With good and gentle-humored hearts I choose to chat wlierenre I come, what e’er the subject be that starts.” F.H.A. 1, 2, 3; News Reporter 2; Rand 1, 2, 3, 4; Delegate to Band Clinic 4; Basketball Manager 1 , Les Amis Francais 4 EDDIE HICE “Oh, my life is lost in laboriously doing nothing!” Football 1; Senior Superlative, “Most School Spirited.” EDWARD HIPPS “God bless the man who invented sleep.” Boys Chorus 1; Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Monogram Club 2, 3, 4; Basketball 1; Office Assistant 3; Mixed Chorus 1, 3. 15 CLASS AZALEE HOYLE “Me thinks the lady protests too much.” First Aid Staff 2; F.H.A. 3, 4; Sigma Delta Phi 4; Chorus 4. LEWIS HUFFMAN, JR. " A little nonsense now and then is relished— by the wisest men.” Football Manager 1, 2, 3, 4; Basketball Mana¬ ger 1, 2, 3, 4; Baseball Manager 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 ; Monogram Club. ERVIN ICARD “A man is fashioned by his mind.” Beta Club 3, 4; Marshal 3; junior Rotarian 4. JERRY L. KEEVER “I call a spade a spade.” Basketball 1, 2, 4; Baseball 1, 4; Class Officer 4, Parliamentarian; Monogram Club 3, 4. RACHEL CAROLYN KINCAID “A shy face is better than a forward heart.” THELMA LOUISE KING “From a little spark burst a mighty flame.” Assistant Librarian 4. 16 OF 1953 MARGARET SUSANNA LACHOT “Her stature tall. I hate a dumpy woman.” F.H.A. 1, 2, Delegate to White Lake 1, Vice- President 2, Delegate to State Convention 2; Cheerleader 2, 3; Band 2, 3, 4; First Aid Staff 2; Beta Club 3, 4; Annual Staff 3, Editor-in- Chief 4; Les Amis Francais 4; Senior Superla¬ tive, “Most Likely to Succeed.” LEAVON LAIL ‘‘It is tranquil people who accomplish most.’ F.H.A. 1, 2. MARY JOSEPHINE LAIL “Her voice was ever soft , gentle, and low; an excellent thing in woman. " Majorette 1, 2, 3; Baton Club 2; Dramatic Club 4; Secretary; Paper Staff 4, Co-Editor; Of¬ fice Assistant 4; Class Officer 4, Treasurer; Les Amis Francais 4, Vice-President. MARGARET VIRGINIA LAMBERT ‘‘Thy wit makes others witty.” Allied Youth 3; Chorus 4; Dramatics Club 4; Paper Staff 4; Senior Superlative, “Wittiest.” GRADY L. LOWMAN ‘‘Comb down his hair; look! look! it stands upright!” Footall 1; Boys Chorus 1; Mixed Chorus 1. JERRY McCORKLE “No talent, but yet a character.” 17 CLASS KEITH MULL “A joke’s a very serious thing ” Senior Superlative, “Most Original.” DOROTHY O’QUIN “The grass stoops not, she treads on it so light” F.H.A. 1, 2, 3; Parliamentarian 3, Candidate for State Office 2, Delegates to State Conven¬ tion 1, 2, 3; Delegate to District Rally 1, 2, 3; Delegate to County Rally 2; Girls Chorus 1; Mixed Chorus 1, 2; Dramatics Club 3; Secretary, Participant in Speech Festival at Lenoir Rhyne 3; Paper Staff 3; Sigma Delta Phi 3, 4; Par¬ ticipant in District Debate 3; Office Assistant 3, 4; Senior Superlative “Most Original.” RICHARD WILLIAM OXENTINE “An ounce of wit is worth a pound of sorrow Allied Youth 3; Chorus 4; Dramatics 3, 4; Vice-President 4; Paper Staff 3, 4; Senior Super¬ lative, “Wittiest.” NORMA PASSMORE “For I can sing, and sing to him in many sorts of music.” Mixed Chorus 2, 3, 4; Girls Chorus 2; Chorus Octet 3, 4; Delegate to Mars Hill Music Clinic 3; Chorus Vice-President 4; Cheerleader 4; Dramatics Club 4. BETTY JANE POPE “Blest with each grace of nature and of art” Basketball 1, 2, 3; Women’s Athletic Club 3; Office Assistant 4; Senior Superlative, “Most Attractive.” KENNETH ALTON POWELL “Plain living and high thinking.” Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Monogram Club 2, 3, 4; Baseball 2, 3; Band 1, 2; Boys Chorus 1; Mixed Chorus 1, 2; Dance Band 2; Delegate to Greens¬ boro Music Clinic 1; Delegate to Mars Hill Music Clinic 2; Delegate to Optimist Bowl 4; Class Officer, Vice-President 4; Les Amis Francais 4; Senior Superlative, “Most Likely to Succeed.” 18 OF 1953 SAM POWELL ‘ " The way to gain a friend is to he one.” Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Monogram Club 2, 3, 4; Secretary 4; Beta Club 3, 4; Class Officer, Presi¬ dent 1, 3, 4, Parliamentarian 2; Allied Youth 3; Annual Staff, Asst. Sports Ed. 3, Sports Ed. 4; Junior Rotarian 4; Hallowe’en King 3; Delegate to Optimist Bowl 4; Senior Superlative, “Most Attractive”; Marshal 3. ALMA RUTH PRESSLEY “A pleasant part of some man’s life.” Basketball 1, 2; Softball 1, 2, 3; Sigma Delta Phi 4; Women’s Athletic Club 3; Baton Club 2. VOLA TEXIE PRESSLEY “Strength and sportsmanship—a rare combi nation in a girl.” Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Softball 1, 2, 3, 4; Women’s Athletic Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Baton Club 2; Senior Superlative, “Most Athletic.” TOMMY QUEEN “ 1 don ' t know what I’m going to do, but I know one thing —I’m never going to work too hard!” Baseball 2. 3. 4; Lettermen’s Club 3, 4. ELIZABETH LEE RAMSEY “For what is life? Merely a time to laugh and talk.” F.H.A. 2, 3; Office Assistant 4. JULIA LEE RIBET “All the world’s a stage.” Band 1, 2; Dance Band 2; Girls Chorus 1, 2; Student Accompanist 2; Mixed Chorus 1, 2; Recitation 1, 2, 3, County Winner 3; County Winner of Oratorical Contest 3; Representative to Speech Festival at Lenoir Rhyne College 3; Sigma Delta Phi 3, 4; Paper Staff, Business Manager 3, 4; Dramatics Club 3, 4; Allied Youth 3; Les Amis Francais 4; Office Assistant 4; Senior Superlative “Most Talented.” 19 CLASS BOBBY EUGENE ROBINSON “All the world waits for him; what will he do? " Class Officer, Vice-President 1; Baseball 1; Basketball 1, 2; Boys Chorus, Treasurer 1; Boys Double Quartette 1; Mixed Chorus 1, 4; Beta Club, President 4, Treasurer 3; Annual Staff, Assistant Picture Ed. 3; Dramatics Club 3, 4; President 3; Les Amis Francais 4; Paper Staff, Assistant Editor 3, Co-Editor 4, Sigma Delta Phi 3, 4; Senior Superlative, “Most Studious.” BOBBY KENNETH SEAGLE “Give me some music, music . . . " Glen Alpine: Baseball 1, 2; Basketball 1, 2; 4-H Club 1, 2; Football 2, 3; Monogram Club 2, 3; Valdese: Baseball 4; Basketball 3; Football 4; Monogram Club 4; Senior Superlative, “Most Talented.” PEGGY JOAN SIMMONS “To be strong is to be happy. " F.PI.A. 1, 2, Delegate to White Lake 1, Par¬ liamentarian 2; Band 2, 3, 4; Librarian 3; Dance Band 2, 3; Homecoming Queen 3; Allied Youth 3; Office Assistant 4; Senior Superlative, “Best All Around” AGNES ELIZABETH SMITH “As full of spirit as the month of May. " Girls Chorus 1, 2; Mixed Chorus 1, 2; Cheer¬ leader 1, 2, 3, 4; Allied Youth 3; Dramatics Club 3, Delegate to Dramatics Festival 3; Paper Staff 3; Les Amis Francais 4; Office Assistant 4; Beta Club 4, Treasurer; Class Officer 4, Treas¬ urer; Senior Superlative, “Most School Spirited.” BARBARA JANE SMITH “What is life that we should moan, why make we such ado?” Great Falls High School, Great Falls Montana: Youth for Christ Bible Club, Secretary and Treasurer, 3; Valdese: First Aid Staff 2; Mixed Chorus 4. NANCY EMMA SMITH “A cute personality, as well as a cute person. " Marshal 3; Beta Club 3, 4; Annual Staff 4; Picture Editor; Les Amis Francais 4; Senior Su¬ perlative, Cutest; Valentine Court 4. 20 OF 1953 PAUL SMITH " And pleased with what he gets.” Boy Scouts 1, 2; Baseball 4. HERBERT A. THUEMMLER “’Tis better to have loved and lost, Than never to have loved at all.” Band 1, 2; Football 1, 2, 4; Monogram Club 4; Allied Youth 3; Les Amis Francais 4. BEVERLY ANN TRON “She was made of love and tenderness, Of beauty and slenderness.” Band 1, 2; Secretary 2; Representative to Army Day Parade 2; First Aid Staff 2, 3; Allied Youth 3; Class Officer 4; Les Amis Francais 4; Valentine Court 4; Football Sponsor 4; Senior Superlative, " Neatest. " LOUISE VERREAULT " M an has his will—but woman has her way.” Montreat: Chickasaw Tribe, Basketball Cap¬ tain, Socker Varsity, Class Secretary, Chorus; Valdese: Band 1, 3; Chorus 1. RUBY WATSON “It needs as much tact to knou when to be silent as when to speak.” CLARA WHISNANT “Come and trip it as ye go On the light fantastic toe.” Allied Youth 3; Chorus 4; Dramatics 4. 21 CLASS CHARLES DANIEL WILLIAMS “It takes a good mind to be a good athlete” Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Baseball 1, 3, 4; Basketball 2, 3, 4; Monogram Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Treasurer 3, President 4; Class Officer, President 2, Treas¬ urer 1; Delegate to Optimist Bowl 4; Senior Superlative “Most Athletic.” SHERRILL WILLIAMS “Much learning doth make thee mad.” GEORGE A. WILSON “Oh, rare the headpiece if but brains were there.” Band 1, 2, 3; Allied Youth 3; Boy Scouts 4, Assistant Scoutmaster 4. MACIE FAYE WILSON “For she was just the quietest kind whose natures never vary” F.H.A. 1, 2, 3, 4; Allied Youth 2, 3. TERRY WOODS “Life is what you make it.” Boy Scouts 1, 2; Baseball 2, 3, 4; Monogram Club 3, 4. RUTH ANN YOUNG “All I ask is to be let alone.” Assistant Librarian 4. 22 RING The ring of the class of 1953 is old gold, inscribed with ' Francis Garrou High School, Valdese.” On one side of the stone is the school mascot, the " Tiger”, and on the other side is the Waldensian Monument—thus connecting school and town. ALMA MATER Alma Mater, we love thee, we cherish thy name. Thy light is shed for us to see and heed thy flame. To Valdese let your praises sing, lift high her banner, honor bring. Our hearts beat strong with loyalty, Her sons and daughters ever be. 23 e e.ttv Pope Tam Powell ' most attractive " DANNY WILLIAM VOLA PRE L E y MOST ATHLETIC " SUPERLATIVES YfJjL . (HAAL,iXsk4AnJ ' U-.S. ft . •Mb ' •JjjTji-T ' JT ’ - Tj- ••• .. ti i | | | | eo bleyhat Peggy sinuous 8est all around " Loy arney J ' yiviA eoutk ♦ MOST DIS - NIFIED 1 ' K.-L ssjLc.A-tLj CATHERINE BAKER VICTOR 6ARR0U. MOST COURTEOUS " 24 SUPERLATIVES O-U. FRANK ERWOOO SEVERLy TftOlY ' ' ‘neatest " (PtxLiJr jowud pi ooRorny o ' u-iNrt keiTH nuTL ' ' MOST O Rl SINAI. " Q lj ' UikJ- C y u4 7Jai A A| AUCE HM.LYBU.RTON Q RT BM»»J " MOST POP ialar 11 JULIA LEE Rl SET BOB SEA6LE ' flOt T TALENTED " RICHARD OXENTlN E VIRGINIA LAH ERT 3kt- P l t vSP-fi- S NANCY SMITH ELDON A 4NAS CUTEST " JOVjuIL yjM rdU icenheth Powell .tue lachoi HOJT LIKELY TO SUCCEED " wittiest” 25 i r rom V «G | A 4 VI A 26 ft croft 27 CLASS HISTORY At last! At last! Such are the words being uttered by the Senior Class of 1953. Some say it with a feeling of joy and ecstasy. Some speak it with a tone of satisfaction which comes after having done a job well. There are touches of sorrow in some hearts, and even sighs of relief can be heard from others. Everyone has, however, a feeling of having attained something well worth while. It is typical for people who have completed a job to look back over the steps taken to accomplish it. So let it be with us. Upon starting to Valdese High as Freshmen in 1949, we were, of course, highly excited and very much unaware of what was going on. The building had been expanded by adding eighteen new rooms during the summer. The seventh and eighth grades also moved into the building. We were all pleased to learn that our Elementary school principal, Mr. John L. Johnson, was the new high school principal. On the faculty were Miss Anita Ghigo, Mrs. Myra Braswell, Mr. Robert Gourley, Miss Eloise Marlowe, Mr. Burton Barger, Mrs. Mary Reep, Mr. H. D. Moretz, Mrs. Sadye Barger, Miss Jennie McNaull, Miss Jane Caudell, and Mr. Leo Brevard. By our Sophomore year we knew our way around better. We even scorned the freshmen a little. New additions to the faculty were Mr. Charles Brinkley, Miss Betty Ann Clement, Miss Ada Lee Randall, Mr. I. C. Wilson, and Mrs. George F. Wilson. Then came those jolly and carefree days known as our Junior year. We enjoyed many activities, such as the Junior-Senior Banquet, that year. Our new teachers were Mr. John Charles and Mrs. Eleanor Brevard, who really wasn’t new to us at all. She had taught for several months the year before when her husband, Mr. Leo Brevard, was recalled into the service. At last we have reached our goal. Seniors! The word fills us with pride. It should, too, for what we have done is something of which to be proud. Mr. Ted Starnes, Mrs. Betty Hudson, Mr. Carroll Calhoun, and Mrs. I. C. Wilson were our new teachers. Now we must look toward the future. There is some uncertainty in our class as there has been in other classes. We face a great problem in deciding what we shall do with our lives after graduating. I am sure that this class will be a success in whatever we undertake and that in the years to come this high school will be proud of us. SHERRILL WILLIAMS Class Historian 28 JUNIORS 29 THE SEMI-CLASSICS JUNIOR CLASS OFFICERS Ulysses Grisette __- Secretary Patsy War lick ___ __ _ Vice -President Benjamin Garrou _ ___._ President Curtis Wellmon _ - _ __ Parliamentarian Dickie Boggs __ Treasurer Gary Abernathy Martha Arney Raymond Barrett Barbara Berry Dickie Boggs Billy Braswell 30 OF 1954 Jimmy Bridges Norma Brinkley Eleanor Buff Geraldine Buffington Sue Bumgarner Elaine Burns Johnnie Burns Dannie Byrd Carlyle Carter Jean Chaney Norma Chapman Fred Church 31 i CLASS Betty Coffey Grady Day Bonnie Deal Donald Ducket Carroll Eckard Patsey Epley Benjamin Garrou Gwendolyn Garrou Joan Goode Ulysses Grisette Rex Harris Wanda Harris 32 OF 1954 Virginia Hinshaw Mary Holton Elizabeth Huffman Jimmie Huffman Yates Icard Herbert Jacumin Janie Jacumin Shirley Jacumin Gladys Lail Delon Lambert Billy Laughridge Alfred Lowman 33 CLASS Annie May Roy McCampbell Harvey Metcalf Sharor Nicbols Margie Page Margaret Perrou Gwendolyn Pons Alma Pruett Durleen Pruett Bill Seagle Roena Setzer Jimmy Smart 34 OF 1954 Earlene Sharpe Patricia Spencer James Southerland Joe Temple Sherry Thomas Patricia Treadway Lillian Vinay Carole Walker Lewis Warlick Patsy Warlick Curtis Wellmon Charles Yancey 35 MARSHALS Benny Garrou, Joan Goode, Raymond Barrett, Chief Marshal; Geraldine Buffington, Johnny Burns 36 SOPHOMORES CLASS THE POPULAR Richard Whisnant Gary Owens - Wiiliam Wilkie .. Bobby Johnson .. Jimmy Rhoney SOPHOMORE CLASS OFFICERS ___ . . Treasurer . Parliamentarian __-.-... President ... . Vice-President .. Secretary Anna Abee Buford Abee Clifford Abee Joann Abee 38 ♦ OF 1955 Barbara Bumgarner Peggy Capps Jerry Church Jimmy Church Kenneth Cline LaVaida Cline Vance Cline Frances Conley Merline Costner Jerry Crotts Shirley Darnell Garva Day 39 CLASS Joe Duncan Bruce Glasbrooks Jean Greene Lynda Hice Norma Hice Gilbert Hogan Betty Houston Blanche Hudson Charles Hudson Harold Hudson Jack Hudson Mattie Hurst Richard Icard Jimmy Jacumin Bobby Johnson Louise Johnson Mildred King Corinne Lowman Harold Martin Shirley McGhinnis 40 OF 1955 Victor Micol Richard Mobley Margaret Mull Gary Owens Harriette Pons Douglas Powell Bobby Rector Clara Rector Lynda Reep Aileen Rhoney Jim Rhoney Ted Rhoney Gerlean Roberts Glenn Robinson Tommy Robinson Venice Seagle Mildred Searcy Ruth Shook Doris Smart Guy Smith 41 CLASS Harlan Smith Katie Smith Jimmy Spinks Betty Stirewalt Jane Street Audrey Taylor Nancy Theirfelder Patricia Turner Jimmy Weir Richard Whisnant William Wilkie Jane Wilkinson Jerry Wilkinson Luther Williams Olin Wilson P. O. Wilson Regina Wiseman Carol Woods James Young Glen Zimmerman 42 43 ilit Jerry Murray Jeanette Pons Jackie Wilkie Carol Perrou Ray Shuping THE JAZZ FRESHMAN CLASS OFFICERS __ Vice-President . _ Secretary ___ President __ Treasurer ..-. Parliamentarian 44 OF 1956 David Abee Elsie Abee Larry Abee Shirley Aikens John Anderson Pansy Barnes Delores Barus Paul Beach Gwendolyn Benfield Linda Berry w I Lois Bivens Vernon Bivens Billy Boughman Marvin Bradshaw Danny Bridges Louise Brittain Alice Burns Charles Burns Billy Butler Wagg Cannon Joyce Callender Betty Carter Geneva Chavis John Church Bobby Cline Douglas Cline Larry Cooke R .A. Coulter Jack Cranford Coy Deal 45 CLASS Robert Deal Sally Duncan Neverta Eckerd Jacqueline Edwards Barbara Franklin Shirley Glasbrooks Gregory Grana Sandra Guigou Amanda Hall Glenn Hallman Valerie Hendrix Suzanne Hogan Nancy Hudson Harold Huffman Osborne Huffman Rachel Huffman Shelba Huffman Larry Humphries Joe Jacumin Joann Keever Tommy King Carlton Lail Clyde Lail Vernon Lail Kenneth Lambert Max Lambert Gene Lowman Norman Lowman Thomas Lowman Esther Martin 46 OF 1956 Charles McCracken Blenda McGalliard Johnnie Micol Vera Milholen Cameron Monroe Jerry Murray John Ogle Delanda Oxford Gene Page Sylvia Pascal Madeline Passmore Carol Perrou Lorraine Perrou Vernon Piercy Charles Pons Jeanette Pons Thomas Pons Charles Poteat Doris Powell Kay Powell Troy Powell Retha Pruette Richard Pruette Carolyn Queen Bonnie Robinette Reba Robinson Wanda Robinson William Satterwhite Gary Shuping Ray Shuping 47 CLASS Robert Sipe Carolyn Smith Charles Smith Dorothy Smith Margaret Smith Nita Smith Hugh Southerland Beverly Speagle Joe Stirewalt Gloria Travis Joe Verreault Mickey Viggers Rachel Watson Rama Whisnant Jackie Wilkie Jerry Wilkinson Barbara Williams Joe Williams Mack Wilson John Wood Betty Zimmerman Glenn Zimmerman 48 MR. CLARK ' S ................. Eighth Grade First row: James Turner, Elizabeth Goode, Herman Berry, Barbara Piercy, Anna O’Quin, Dale Sipes, Kitty Conley, Harry Dippman; Second row: Shirley Seagle, Harold Williams, Myrna Oxford, Leon Treadway, Margaret Deal, Wayne Smith, Judy Humphries; Third row: Bobby Lingerfelt, Allen McClurd, Rachel Burns, Luan Baily, Barbara Deal, Ray Benfield, Betty Pearson, Julius Passmore; Fourth row: Donald Jackson. Clifford Stephens, Evelyn Turnmire, Ruby Robinson, Elaine Walker, Geraldine Lowman, Johnny LaiL (Not pictured, Joseph Cline.) MRS. MULL ' S..... . . Ei hth Grade First row: Jerry Barnes, Ann Bills, Frank Simmons, Frances McEntire, Jackie Darnell, Joan Michael, Norman Powell, Wanda Abee, Dannie Hoyle; Second row: Wayne Whisnant, Patricia Ramsey, Carl Long, Lillian Reynolds, Lee Hudson, Janice Abernathy, Derry Franklin; Jewel Wilson; Third row: Carolyn Clark, Paula Franklin, Edgar Milholen, Nancy Warlick, Arnold Lindsay, Jane Oxford, William Clark, Melva Sain; Fourth row: Patricia Metcalf, Doris Starkey, Danny Robinette, Patricia Gaddy, Harold Barker, Gail Rutherford. 49 V f MISS PATTON’S ...... Eighth Grule First row: Virginia Chester, Billy Bumgarner, Louise Berry, Jack Smith, Sandra Spencer, Gwendolyn Church, Howard Crotts, Muriel Rhoney; Second row: Sue Yarborough, Jerry Hughey, Norma Epley, Charles Berry, Jeanette Berry, Ray Robinson, Evelyn Bumgarner; Third row: Doris Starkey, Johnny Zimmerman, Amelia Bridges, Tommy Wilson, Myrlevina Hipps, Edward Taylor, Edwina Yancey; Fourth row: Jack Harris, Johnny Reep, Tommy Berry, Wesley Berry, Lynn Lane, Harold Clark, Lynn Watson MR. CLONTZ’S ........ ... Seventh Grade First row: Glenda Laughridge, Evelyn Kelly, Linda Deal, Reba Wilson, Jerlene Cook, Betty Carswell, Judy Keever, Margaret Herman, Winifred Ogle, Iris McGalliard; Second row: Murleen Heavner, Robert Icard, Roy Abee, Charles Francis Wilson, John Bivens, Jerry Page, Richard Lowman, Verita Hildebran, Barbara Cline; Third row: Russell Vinay, Peter Hunt, Harry Jackson, Michael Keever, Jerry Key, Bobby Abee, Ray Lail, Burl Warlick; Fourth row: Ray Dodd, Frederick Smith, Rex Nichols. 50 MRS. GRILL’S ____ _ _ _ ... Seventh Grade First row: Edward Williams, Margaret Deaton, Jimmy Page, Julia Ann Harris, Paul Settlemyre, Laminda Shytle, James Hatley, Dorothy Lowman; Second row: Talley Carpenter, Don Waldrop, Margaret Poe, Jerry Lowman, Betty Garrou, Buck Bradshaw, Betty Kelly; Third row: Robert Shook, Nancy Shook, William Brown, Marilee Guigou, John Duckett, Carolyn Byrd, William Burgess; Fourth row: Ray Carswell, Laird Jacob, Loretta Sharpe, Evelyn Deal, Kenneth Ponj, Selenah Pons, Douglas Squillario. MRS. KELLER’S _____ Seventh Grade First row: Margaret Barus, Jane Boggs, Rita Smith, Jackie Parker, Wetonia Carswell, Margaret Smith, Linda Powell, Elsie Mull; Second row: Carrol Harris, Lo Ann Berry, Charlotte Dodd, Carolyn Young, Eleanor Wilson, Kay Burney, Mary Ellen Buff; Third row: Harold Whisnant, Ronald Owenby, Roy Lambert, Johnny Salvaggio, Milton Pons, Morris Smith, Jimmy Greenway, Paul Page; Fourth row: Danny Wilson, Russell Shuping, Jerry Rhoney, Sherrill Dalton, Jack Shook. 51 CITIZENSHIP AWARD 52 -f “0 ■■ — -TQltAKE . PA2H5. 1 J m.h o CIk i Btt A CUB FHA [l +6hiolit VH — 1 IS. Pmel Third Movement 53 ANNUAL STAFF Shirley Grisette Sue Lachot _ Raymond Barrett _ Nancy Smith Lillian Vinay _ Johnny Burns Sam Powell _ Geraldine Buffington Mrs. Hudson _ Dickie Boggs ___ Business Manager _ Editor-in-chief _ Art Editor _ Picture Editor _ Assistant Editor Assistant Picture Editor _ Sports Editor Assistant Business Manager __ Sponsor - Assistant Sports Editor 54 PAPER STAFF Bobby Robinson Co-editor Mrs. Clark Sponsor Mary Lail Co-editor First row: Sarah Burns, Sports Editor; Julia Ribet, Business Manager; Barbara Berry, Mimeographer; Second row: Margaret Abee, Typist; Gladys Lail, Reporter; Wanda Harris, Reporter; Virginia Lambert, Typist; Third row: Richard Oxentine, Mimeographer; Conley Benfield, Sports Editor; Loy Arney, Reporter. 55 BETA CLUB ✓ Bobby Robinson President Raymond Barrett Johnny Burns Sue Lachot Catherine Baker Vice-President Dickie Boggs Shirley Grisette Sam Powell Gwendolyn Pons Secretary Billy Braswell Elizabeth Huffman Nancy Smith Agnes Smith T reasurer Geraldine Buffington Lillian Vinay 56 F.H.A. First row: Faye Branch, Barbara Bumgarner, Lynda Reep, Carole Walker, Gwendolyn Pons. Janie Wilkinson, Jeanette Pons, Nancy Thierfelder, Esther Martin, Harriette Pons, Carolyn Queen, Anaise Bridges, Merlene Costner, Norma Brinkley; second row: Carol Perrou, Sandra Guigou, Lorraine Perrou, Betty Hammond, Sponsor; Third row: Beverly Speagle, Joyce Callendar, Shirley Glasbrooks, Joann Keever, Doris Allen; Fourth row: Delores Barus, Alice Burns, Blenda McGalliard, Neverta Eckard, Shirley McGhinnis, Louise Johnson; Fifth row: Elsie Mae Abee, Jean Chaney, Sharon Nichols, Clara Rector; Sixth row: Margaret Smith, Nancy Hudson, Doris Powell, Mildred Searcy, Jean Greene, Azalee Hoyle, Reba Robinson, Suzanne Hogan. OFFICE ASSISTANTS Jean Bowman, Betty Pope, Peggy Simmons, Ann Epley, John Callender, Sarah Burns, Eldon Annas, Mary Lail, Agnes Smith, Elizabeth Ramsey, Julia Ribet, Dorothy O’Quin. 57 ft LES AMIS FRANCAIS Agnes Smith, Beverly Tron, Catherine Baker, Sylvia Bolick, Shirley Grisette, Herby Thuemmler, Bobby Robinson, LaVenta Berry, Loy Arney, Victor Garrou, Kenneth Powell, Sue Lachot, Nancy Smith, Mary Lail Julia Ribet, Celia Harrison, Miss Ghigo, Sponsor. DRAMATICS CLUB Joe Temple, Ruth Shook, Eula Mae Duncan, Gladys Lail, Martha Arney, Annie May, Patsey Epley, Carole Walker, Norma Passmore, Margaret Abee, Charles Deal, Virginia Lambert, Richard Oxentine, Clara Whisnant, Mrs. Clark, Sponsor, Shirley Jacumin, Wanda Harris, Sherrill Williams, Barbara Berry, Loy Arney; Seated on first row: Julia Ribet, Joan Goode, Bobby Robinson, Alice Hallyburton, Mary Lail. 58 LIBRARY ASSISTANTS First row: Louise King, Alice Hallyburton, Margaret Perrou, Dannie Kate Byrd, Gwendolyn Pons, Alma Pruett, Wanda Harris; Second row: Mr. Calhoun, Patsy Warlick, Martha Arney, Ruth Young, Shirley McGhinnis, Wanda Robinson, Sue Bumgarner, Hugh Abernathy. FIRST AID STAFF First row: Evelyn Bumgarner, Gwendolyn Church, Joan Goode, Katie Smith, Margie Page, Barbara Piercy; Second row: Rachel Burns, Sue Yarborough, Beverly Speagle, Barbara Franklin, Patsy Treadway, Clara Rector; Third row: Audrey Taylor, LaVaida Cline, Gereline Lowman, Norma Brinkley. 59 DEBATING CLUB First row: Mr. Calhoun, Lorraine Perrou, Carol Perrou, Nancy Thierfelder, Dorothy O ' Quin, Louise Johnson, Sarah Burns, Matt Passmore, Barbara Bumgarner, Alma Pressley, Max Lambert; Second row: Joe Jacumin, Carolyn Queen, Shirley Darnell, Julia Ribet, Hugh Abernathy, Sylvia Bolick, Patty Turner, Jimmy Bridges, Elaine Burns, Carole Walker, Azalee Hoyle. BUS DRIVERS Lewis Warlick, Kenneth Sain, Edward Bleynat, Herbert Jacumin, Roy McCampbell. 60 CAFETERIA STAFF First row, left to right: Mrs. Jessie Franklin, Mrs. Anna Pons, Mrs. Eva Smith, Mrs. Velma Queen, Manager; Mrs. Blanche Harris, Mrs. Minnie Baker, Mrs. Jenny Shytle. Mr. Sisk, Janitor 61 CHORUS First row: Earlene Sharpe, Jean Whisnant, Gwendolyn Pons, Sandra Guigou, Peggy Capps, Estehr Martin, Joann Keever, Wanda Harris, Elizabeth Huffman, Betty Stirewalt, Norma Passmore, Second row: Clara Whisnant, Geraldine Buffington, Mattie Hurst, Sylvia Pascal, Blenda McGalliard, Alice Burns, Shirley McGhirmis, Harriette Pons, Barbara Smith, Shirley Glasbrooks, Jeanette Pons, Joyce Callendar; Third row: Gwendolyn Garrou, Betty Carter, Barbara Bumgarner, Bonnie Deal, Norma Chapman, Valerie Hendrix, LaVaida Cline, Audrey Taylor, Amanda Hall, Regina Wiseman; Fourth row: Alma Pruett, Patricia Treadway, Norma Brinkley, Dannie Kate Byrd, Linda Hice, Durleen Pruett, Margaret Abee, Virginia Lambert, Gwendolyn Benfield; Fifth row: Robert Bonner, R. A. Coulter, Benjamin Garrou, Larry Cook, Charles Pons, Victor Garrou, Doris Powell; Sixth row: Glen Zimmerman, Mack Wilson, Lewis Warlick, Richard Oxentine, Teddy Rhoney, Ray Shuping, Edward Hipps, Clyde Taylor, Harvey Abee, Bobby Robinson. MAJORETTES Lorraine Perrou, Patsy Spencer, Faye Branch, Drum Majorette; Lynda Reep, Carol Ann Perrou. 62 SENIOR BAN D First row: Mr. George Wilson, Director; Lorraine Perrou, Patsy Spencer, Lynda Reep, Carol Perrou, Faye Branch; Second row: Kaye Powell, Janie Wilkinson, Barbara Franklin, Buzz Long, Patricia Ramsey; Third row: Nancy Thierfelder, Melva Sain, Peggy Simmons, Catherine Baker, Mildred Searcy, Shirley Grisette, Celia Harrison, Linda Berry Gail Rutherford; Fourth row: Phyllis Stilwell, Kaye Sinclair, Margaret Poe, Venice Seagle, Paula Franklin, Delores Barus, Wanda Abee, Jane Oxford, David Deal, Ann Harris; Fifth row: Joe Clark, Donald Franklin, John Ogle, Anna Abee, Lillian Reynolds, Frank Simmons, Edward Williams, Clifford Decker; Sixth row: Beverly Speagle, Carolyn Clark, Bert Burgess, Elaine Burns, Sue Lachot, Elsie Abee, Jewel Wilson; Seventh row: Paul Settlemyre, Bobby Johnson, Derry Franklin, Reba Robinson, Glenn Hallman, Alton Britt: Eighth row: Vera Milholen, Robert Deal, Frank Erwood, Edward Bleynat, Loy Arney, Carolyn Queen. JUNIOR BAND First row: Tally Carpenter, Laminda Shytle, Eleanor Wilson, Sandra Spencer; Second row: Norma Epley, Carolyn Byrd, Myrlevinea Hipps, Evelyn Deal, Edwina Yancey, Charlotte Dodd, Sammy Decker; Third row: Jo Burney, Carolyn Young, Margaret Deaton, Neverta Eckard, Margaret Barus, Sue Yarbourough, Doris Starkey, Carol Harris, Kenneth Lowman; Fourth row: Jimmy Hatley, Jackie Parker, Buck Bradshaw, Linda Sue Powell, Nancy Hudson, Billy Bumgarner, Evelyn Bumgarner, Jeannette Berry, Don Waldrop, Bobby Shook, Mr. Wilson standing. (Not pictured. Johnny Garrou, Billy Smith, Betty Gay Garrou). CLUB OFFICERS MONOGRAM President —Danny Williams Secretary —Sam Powell Parliamentarian —Ed Abee FUTURE HOMEMAKERS OF AMERICA President —Gwendolyn Pons Vice-President —Carole Walker Secretary —Anaise Bridges Treasurer —Lynda Reep Parliamentarian —Norma Brinkley Song Leader —Faye Branch Reporter —Merlene Costner Historian —Barbara Bumgarner DRAMATICS President —Jimmy Bridges Treasurer —Danny Williams BETA President —Bobby Robinson Vice-President —Catherine Baker Secretary —Gwendolyn Pons Treasurer —Agnes Smith DEBATING President —Jimmy Bridges Vice-President —Sarah Burns Secretary —Dorothy O’Quin Treasurer —Louise Johnson FRENCH President —Loy Arney Vice-President —Mary Lail Secretary and Treasurer —La Venta Berry BAND Rules Committee-. Shirley Grisette, Catherine Baker, Sylvia Harrison, Celia Harrison, Peggy Simmons, Sue Lachot, Loy Arney, Ed Bleynat, Frank Erwood, Bert Burgess Librarians-. Bobby Johnson, Alton Britt 64 Fourth Movement 65 FOOTBALL, COACHES AND SCORES Coach Barger Coach Brevard Coach Clark 66 SENIOR VARSITY First row: Asst. Manager, Jerry Rhoney; Bobby Sipe, Gene Lowman, Johnny Wilkinson, Douglas Cline, Charles Pons, Vernon Bivens, Tommy Lowman, Jerry Murray, Danny Bridges, P. O. Wilson, Richard Mobley; Second row: Manager Lewis Huffman, Kenneth Cline, Paul Beach, Vance Cline, Harlan Smith, Larry Cooke, Ray Shuping, Rex Harris, Tommy Pons, Richard Whisnant, Douglas Powell, Ulysses Grisette, Coach Brevard; Third row: Delon Lambert, Clyde Taylor, Clifford Abee, Jerry Winkinson, Luther Williams, Buford Abee, Kenneth Powell, Herbert Thuemmler, Richard Icard, Vernon Lail, Billy Laughridge, Vic Micol, Coach Barger; Fourth row: Coach Clark, Gilbert Hogan, Charles Smith, Bob Seagle, Gary Owens, Sam Powell, Kenneth Sain, Ed Hipps, Curtis Wellmon, Ed Abee, Jim Rhoney, Ted Rhoney, Joe Temple, Danny Williams. JUNIOR VARSITY First row: Larry Cooke, Tommy Pons, Buford Abee, Charles Smith, Vernon Lail, Richard Mobley, Richard Icard, Richard Whisnant, Frank Simmons; Second row: Jerry Murray, Douglas Cline, Vernon Bivens, Ray Shuping, Johnny Reep, Jackie Wilkie, P. O. Wilson, Bobby Sipe, Ray Dodd, Danny Bridges; Third row: Tommy Poteat, Gene Lowman, Charles Pons, Tommy Lowman, Vance Cline. Harlan Smith, Ulysses Grisette, J. R. Passmore, Johnny Wilkinson, Wayne Whisnant. 67 OFFENSIVE First row, left to right —Curtis Wellmon, right end; Sam Powell, left tackle ; Kenneth Sain, right tackle; Gary Owens, right guard; Bob Seagle, center; Douglas Powell, left guard; Ed A bee, left end; Second row —Joe Temple, wingback; Kenneth Powell, blocking back; Danny William , fullback; Clyde Taylor, tailback. DEFENSIVE First row, left to right —Ed Hipps, right end; Kenneth Cline, right tackle; Billy Laughridge, right guard; Gilbert Hogan, left guard; Paul Beach, left tackle; Jim Rhoney, left end; Second row— Ted Rhoney, right halfback; Victor Micol, line backer; Rex Harris, safety; Luther Williams, line backer; Delon Lambert, left halfback. 68 FOOTBALL INDIVIDUALS . . . The school year begins with football ... E. Abee We did it to Hickory . . . and how . . . We’ll see you next year Lenoir . . . first and ten . . . 69 FOOTBALL INDIVIDUALS . . Poor Elkin . . . and Hudson . . . and Taylors¬ ville . . . HOMECOMING . . Season’s thriller as V. H. S. takes Canton . . . Danny and Sam 70 FOOTBALL INDIVIDUALS • ' W ' ■feuy ... school spirit and Barium Springs . . . or spirits? . . . Granite Falls, per usual . . . dances afterwards . . . Coaches 71 FOOTBALL INDIVIDUALS R. Harris Danny and Anchor . V, ' IP G c . . and Rutherford Spindale . . . HIGHLAND C CHAMPS . . . We’ll see you next year, too, Waynesville . . . Four made Optimist Bowl Team! Billy Passmore and " Jay-Bird” Huffman 72 ♦ NORMA PASSMORE HARRIET PONS jimm y bridges coy deal SARaH burns AGHES SMITH ■ ■ sp - EOUI SE TOHNSdN HEAD CH EE p LEADER V ANDA HARRIS MARGARET PERROU 73 GIRLS ' BASKETBALL First row, left to right —Margaret Perrou, Vola Pressley, Jean Bowman, Elaine Burns, Shirley Grisette, Patricia Turner; Second row —Coach Barger, Mary Holton, Catherine Baker, Anna Abee, Lynda Reep, Lillian Vinay; Third row —Ann Epley, Manager, Sarah Burns, Louise Johnson, Jean Greene, Anaise Bridges. Mary Holton, Forward Margaret Perrou, Guard 74 GIRL ' S BASKETBALL INDIVIDUALS C uard Shirley Grisette, Forward For ard 75 BOYS ' BASKETBALL First row, left to right —Danny Williams Delon Lambert Edward Bleynat, Edward Abee, Jerry Keever; Second row —Raymond Barrett, Joe Temple, Gary Owens, Curtis Wellmon, Douglas Powell; Third row —Lewis Huffman, Manager, Jim Rhoney, Harold Hudson, Jerry Wilkinson, Clifford Abee, Coach Brevard. Joe Temple, Guard 76 BOY ' S BASKETBALL INDIVIDUALS •£ ee vet, G uard 77 BASEBALL First row, left to right —Jerry Crotts, Rex Harris, Harlan Smith, P. O. Wilson, Terry Woods, Tommy Queen, Vance Cline; Second row —Danny Williams, Joe Temple, Conley Benfield, Gary Owens, Kenneth Sain, Delon Lambert, Kenneth Cline. 78 MONOGRAM CLUB Clifford Abee Edward Abee Danny Williams Terry Woods Raymond Barrett Conley Benfield Curtis Wellmon Jerry Wilkinson Edward Bleynat Rex Harris Joe Temple Herbert Thuemmler Edward Hipps Lewis Huffman Ted Rhoney Bob Seagle Delon Lambert Billy Laughridge Tommy Queei Jim Rhoney Gary Owens Douglas Powell Sam Powell Kenneth Powell 19 BASKETBALL HIGH-SCORERS Jean Bowman and Ed Abee DELEGATES TO OPTIMIST BOWL Edward Hipps Kenneth Powell Sam Powell Danny Williams 80 Finale 81 82 VALENTINE QUEEN ELAINE BURNS Valentine Queen Sponsored by DEBATING CLUB HOMECOMING QUEEN FAYE BRANCH Homecoming Queen Sponsored by ED ABEE 83 HOMECOMING SPONSORS Faye Branch, Queen Sponsored By Ed Abee Jean Bowman Sponsored By Sam Powell Patsey Eplev Sponsored By Kenneth Powell 84 Lillian Vinay Sponsored By Dannv Williams HOMECOMING SPONSORS Beverly Tron Sponsored By Herby Theumrnler Sherry Thomas Sponsored By Ed Hipps Mary Louise Holton Sponsored By Lewis Huffman 85 Delores Barus Sponsored By Bob Seagle FLATS AND SHARPS WHoa nancy UT Y-O s-Y 8 ettY 86 OFF KEY •iMMss-. $Nf ' % ■ z jjuR iR t J® - Teachers : ySp jWt f ‘ S. • W£- Hip I PPliPill 8 " ? fcM i:5 88 MELODIES TO REMEMBER 89 Waldensian Hosiery Mills dontp (imenti o 90 91 VRLDESE WEAVERS, I El C. 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