Franklin High School - Laurel Leaf Yearbook (Franklin, NC)

 - Class of 1954

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MA P 01 [ HL C ( )RLD Vmw to y tucj J ftnfftfw Uttft Ihftttmn t. fq i FROM THE LIBRARY OF The Annual Staff of Franklin High School APPRECIATION To those who have untiringly given their support and assi stance to our school and its projects we, the Senior Class, wish to express our deep appreciation to THE MERCHANTS of the DEDICATION It is with deep respect and gratitude that we, the Senior Class, as an expression of our appreciation for those who have bravely and courageously protected our country, dedicate to the KOREAN VETERANS This, the 1954 Issue of the LAUREL LEAF THE STAFF Mr. Williams Sponsor Barbara Crews Assistant Editor Carlene Sorrells Editor Bobbie Burch Business Mgr. Bobby Biddle Circulation Mgr. Max Henderson Advertising Mgr Carol Stockton Sophomore Editor Betty Howard Junior Editor Betty Hurst Freshman Editor Mary Evelyn Cabe Snapshot Editor Mildred Childers Copy Editor SENIOR SPONSORS From Left to Right: Mrs. Corbin, Mrs. Matthews, Mr. Williams, Mrs. Stewart. JUNIOR SPONSORS From Left to Right: Mr. Ramsey, Mr. Stott, Mrs. Crawford, Mrs. Martin. SOPHOMORE SPONSORS L. to R. Mr. Metcalf, Miss Brewer, Mrs. Beck, Miss Winstead, and Mr. Angel FRESHMEN SPONSORS Seated L. to R. Mrs. O’Neil, Mrs. Fulton. Standing L. to R. Mr. Proffitt, Mrs. Sloan, Mrs. Cogan, and Mr. Edwards. jaMnaMMiB, » tWHNHMMHHMHflN if i mmmmmmrnmmsm iwmmmm. . At- . m «ns ar rmmm i a Hi fe If n ( m- ?• W If i S § ' pL i , « , Si. I f-£ v ® FACULTY Left to right: Coach Byrd, Mrs. Young, Mr. Beck, Mr. Sterner. MASCOTS EDDIE BATEMAN GLORIA ROPER BARBARA JEAN ARNOLD “Bobbie” KATE MARIE ANGEL DAN WELDON ANGEL CLARA BELLE ANDERSON ‘Kat” ‘Zeke ‘Belle” ETTA JEAN BLAINE “ Freckles ” ..195 MARY SUE BLAINE «p » buzy GENEVA ALLIE BRADLEY “Neva WILLIAM BRADLEY “Bill” JAMES WILSON BUCHANAN “Teddy Bear” BOBBIE JEAN BURCH “Burchie” HAROLD EDWARD BUCHANAN “Spike” S E N GEORGE DAVID BUCHANAN “Buck” O R S I % i ELLA VEE CAMPBELL DOYLE PRESTON CLARK Red “Lockingbar” TOMMY CLYDE COLE “Rat Face” ..1954 HAROLD RICHARD COMPTON “Wormy” JEANA SUE CUNNINGHAM “Suzzy” RUBY CHRISTINE CUNNINGHAM 1 eeny ANNETTE DALRYMPLE “Ann” CAROL LEE DAVES “Carol” JERRY FOUTS DILLS cc 77 » Face LAX DILLS, JR. WILLIAM DONALD “Nonner” DINNES “Sweet William” ..1954 DOLPHA D. FOUTS NANCY NAOMI ELLIOTT JOHN BENJAMIN EDWARD - , ,. _ . » _ ” ‘Woody ‘Little un Ben FRANCES MARLENE FOX “Blondie” S E N O R S VILLIAM L. HARPER, JR. “Bill Dooley” MAX TEAGUE RETTY JEANNE HENSON HENDERSON “ Jeanne ” “Bee Gum” ..1954 MARILYN MONTEEN HOGSED “ Marilyn” MAX LEON HOLLAND “Max” SAMUEL LUTHER HOLLAND “Climkucllehopper” SENIORS MARTHA BEATRICE JOHNSON “Bea” GARETH RANDAL HUGHES “Wormy” MARY CAROLINE JOHNSON “Murry” MARIANNE JOHNSTON “Murry” ETTY JANE KEENER MARGIE WILVAN KIMSEY HATTIE SUE LEDFORD B J “ Margie” “Sue” RAYMOND SAMUEL LEDFORD “ Red” NANCY JANE McCOLLUM “Nancy” ARTHUR EUGENE MASHBURN “Gene” MILDRED MARIE MORGAN FREDA KATHERINE HOLLAND McSWAIN, JR. ‘Murry’ MOORE ‘Pete ‘Vinie O R S LAWRENCE HOWARD ROGERS “ Lawrence” JAMES CONRAD POTTS “ Connie” RETTY JO ROPER Jip ...1954 CARMEN CARLENE SORRELLS “Doc” ROGER LEE SEAY “Rog” MARGARET MARIE SORRELLS “ Dib” JOYCE LORETTA SHOOK Joy CHARLES JERRY SUTTON WAYNE HOWARD STEWART PAUL MITCHELL am r .» «t-» prvr»TvnT t n ‘Slewfoot Runt ’ SORRELLS “S orry-ells ■ • $ O R S JAMES HENRY WEBB Jimmie ...195 MARY SUE WELCH “Murk” NORMA JEAN WELCH “Normal” EARL JACOB WILLIAMS “Jake” LESTER RAY YOUNG “Arab” CHARLES NEVILLE WOOTEN “Jerk” William Grant Zickgraf " Zig CLASS SONG (Tune: Auf Wiedersehen) Auf Wiedersehen, Auf Wiedersehen, We’ll meet again—someday These lovely days have flown away. The time has come to part. We’ll meet again, somewhere again, Your memories warm our hearts With faith that’s true, We’ll remember you, Auf Wiedersehen, High School. Auf Wiedersehen, We’ll meet again In future years to come. We’ll go our way, from day to day, Our lives have just begun, We’ve started right To win our fight, With strength that comes from you, You’ve shown the way, now we must say, Auf Wiedersehen, High School. By Norma Jean Welch CLASS COLORS SILVER AND BLACK CLASS HISTORY Near the first of September in 1942, Twas then that our school work we began to do. Though some we have gathered and some we have lost, For some there be who have found greater the cost, Tis now we’ve presented with honor embossed. A small boy with tear-filled eyes and trembling lips looked up into his mother’s face and said, “Mother, I don’t want to go to school any more.” “Why son,” his mother told him tenderly, “you must go to school. Why don’t you want to go?” “Well,” the boy answered, “I can’t read or write and the teacher won’t let me talk, so I don’t know what to do.” Many of us as members of the Class of ’54 were probably only a little less confused than this boy after our first day at school. Nevertheless we soon became accus¬ tomed to the crowd and noises that character¬ ized the few minutes before the bell in the mornings, the pushing through the doors and running from the building. Yes, we soon learned the way of school life and many of us were pleased with the thought of it. The next year we were veterans at the business and this, our second year, and the years that followed saw us climbing onward and upward learning things which we doubt will be forgotten as long as on this earth we do dwell. We met reading, writing, arithmetic and later we became acquainted with such things as spelling and later still harder language, in the form in which it was then mildly introduced. All these along with the facts of geography and history and many things not found in our text books were either totally or partly by one means or the other instilled in our minds. Though the years seemed to drag by for us we soon found ourselves standing at the door of high school by way of the eighth grade. High school brought new experiences, new thrills, and new sorrows, with what seemed to most of us to be a thousand new people. We soon learned that we were thought of as “that noisy, awkward, and unlearned freshman group.” Yes, we were probably the noisiest group in school and no less awkward and unlearned but not in our own esteem. We felt as if we were going places now that we were in high school. Many of the boys remember suffering through their first year of Agriculture. The Home Economics girls will probably never forget the troubles and achieve¬ ments of their first year in that department. This thing called algebra was new to us but we were soon introduced and began the toil involved in working the problems found therein. The classes seemed long but when the bell finally rang we were off again happy in the thought that we were quite grown up now. The year that followed this was one in which we were neither the fairest nor the foulest, the greenest nor the most learned. This heat in the race for the diploma seemed extremely mild after our turbulent year as Freshmen. We did not, however, cease to meet and learn of things which were no less exciting or testing than those of the first year. The year in which we were Juniors we began to feel as if we were somewhat more a part of our school. The thing that stands out in our memory of this our third year in high school is “the run for the money.” Yes, we had the prob¬ lem of accumulating quite a large sum of money with which to give our seniors a most hearty congratulation upon their achievement of the goal to which we were also working. I believe that despite the problems which we faced we enjoyed accepting the challenge and that from working together we came to know one another better and learned things which contributed to our education. Thus our Junior year left with us memories of many occurrences both pleasant and unpleasant. “Receive what cheer you may, the night is long that never finds the day.” Yes, the night seemed long but the day finally dawned in which we found ourselves occupying the position of Sen¬ iors. One of the major things which we had worked for and looked forward to was now a reality. We enjoyed the thrill of being so near the completion of our high school career though the thoughts of parting were sad for many of us. Our days as Seniors brought many important decisions to be made to be put in action then and later. We remember the grind of our classes and the effort we were required to exert in them. Nevertheless, the enjoyment we found in just being Seniors was enough to pay us for our ef¬ forts not to mention the long looked for gradua¬ tion. As we come to the close of this our high school career, we remember many varied happenings throughout the years. The things we have gath¬ ered through these experiences have had a great part in building of you and I as persons. What we will be as citizens of our communities, coun¬ ty, state, nation, and world is largely determined by what we have been taught in our youth, the things we have accepted and learned from this teaching, and the decisions we have made for our life. I hope we as the Senior class of ’54, as we now approach graduation will take the facts we have learned and the decisions we have made in this the first part of our lives seriously, to the extent that we join with each other, with the peoples of our habitat, and with God, our Cre¬ ator, to make the world we live in a better place for everyone—a world of freedom and peace. By Jean Blaine and Thad Dowdle PROPHECY THE MAGIC POT OF " 54” First Witch: Thrice the blinded cat hath mewed. Second Witch: Thrice and once the hedge-pig whinned. Third Witch: Harpier cries, “’Tis time, tis time.’ All: Round about the cauldron go; In the poisoned entrails throw. Toad, that under cold stone, Days and nights have thirty-one. Swelled venom sleeping got, Boil thou first i’ the charmed pot. All: Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and cauldron bubble. Cool it off with a baboon’s blood, then the charm is firm and good. First Witch: I see in the year of 1964, in the metropolis of New Franklin, one of the greatest hospitals where the greatest operation in history is taking place. The surgeons, Bill Zickgraf and Bobby Biddle, are removing a hangnail from Dwight Norris, the President of General Motors. As I look around the operating room I see a few of the registered nurses from Emory Hospital assisting with the operation. They are Freda Moore, Bobbie Burch, Ruth Edwards and Jeana Sue Cunningham. Also assisting in the operation are the famous laboratory technicians from John Hopkins, Jerry Dills and Perry Cabe. They had just finished developing a new cure for the dread disease, Delangotrachitis. Looking in on the operation is Dan Angel, world reknown photog¬ rapher and touchup artist, taking pictures of this historic scene. As I leave the hospital and gaze into the town I see a new night club with its neon signs glaring out at the night. It is the “Hot Spot” and I see the manager, Bill Dennis, with his wife, Lela Jo Gailey. In the door comes Bill Waldroop and his fiance, Naomi Elliott. They have their own television program, “Life with Mother.” They take a seat as the show begins. The play is “The Dark Nights,” starring Mark Dietz and Luetta Browning, two of Hollywood’s best loved actors. Co-starring are Charles Baldwin and Bobby Mar¬ shall, two world famous comedians. After the play comes a ping-pong exhibition by Joe Pat¬ ton, the world’s champion, and Joe Bingham, the national champion. Next comes an exhibi¬ tion game of basketball introducing Spike Buc¬ hanan, James Buchanan, Dolpha Fonts, Doyle Henson and Colbert Henson which makes up the “Dribbling Five” known from coast to coast as the greatest of all. Now comes the main event of the evening, “Kid” Gene Mashburn, battling “Killer” Wayne Stewart for the world’s heavy¬ weight boxing title. The referee for this main event will be the former flyweight wrestling champion of the world, Jackie Hoilman. The program comes to a close and once again I gaze into the immense city into the home of Ben “Gotrocks” Edwards, the multi-millionaire bachelor. It is in the midst of one of his great parties where women are many and so is the wine. I see Hugh Dowdle, a financial wizard, talking with one of the society ladies, Carlene Sorrells. In the middle of the floor I see a huge crowd of men surrounding some girls. The girls are Sarah Corbin, Annette Dalrymple, Edwina Bryson, and Marlene Fox, the luscious models for Bill Bradley’s Chlorophyll Back Scratchers Company. I am now fading away from the present as my sister comes from the past to foretell some of your future to you. Second Witch: I see in outer space, a small space ship traveling toward the planet Mars and inside this craft sitting at the controls is the master of all engineering, Sir Richard Dryman, and his brilliant co-pilot, Max Holland. Beside them sit Tommy Cole and Richard Compton, space aeronautical navigators. Also above them sit Raymond Ledford, chief aeronautical astrol- ogist and Paul Roper, interplanetory communi¬ cations officer. As the ship lands on Mars, Kenneth Guffey, space taxi manager, jets out to meet them. Every¬ one climbs aboard the space taxi and roars off to the underground tunnelway of Mars, owned and operated by Connie Potts and James Tallent, which take them down inside the planet to the city of McCullumoid named after their beloved president, Nancy McCollum. She greets the vis¬ itors and shows them through the city’s museum, which is managed and supervised by Mildred Morgan and Hattie Sue Ledford, two great art lovers of science. Next they visit a great cathe¬ dral where the Reverend Holland McSwain is holding services for the superior brains of Mars. Beside the latter in their ceremonial robes stand Charles Pickens and Richard Gibson, for they are monks from the planet earth. Next they ven¬ ture into a great hall of literature where they meet the two modern day philanthropists, Victor Teague and Jerry Sutton. A little further up ahead is a huge crowd and addressing that huge crowd is the famous speaker and lecturer, Paul Sorrells, speaking on the love life of Antherpox infected grasshoppers. Beside him stands one of associated fame and intelligence on the mat¬ ter of termites mating season, Barbara Edwards. Next we approach the morgue where Ray Wil¬ liams and Earl Williams, the friendly undertak¬ ers, are embalming the body of Gareth Hughes, who died as a faithful citizen trying to save a crippled bug from being run over. PROPHECY (Continued) As they look into the offices of many of the tall buildings on Mars, they see Konda Teague, Joyce Shook and Mary Sue Welch, efficient stenographers of Planets Incorporated under the management of Jimmy Webb, noted millionaire of the Total Failure Railroad Company. They also look in on Lawrence Rogers, quizmaster of the program, “This is a Life.” All at once out of the sky comes a rocket with amazing speed and sends everyone running. It is none other than Doyle Clarke and G. D. Buchanan, the Hot Rodders of Space. As they get ready to leave the planet, they notice two girls and two boys, Sue Bryson, Bar¬ bara Crews, Jack Cabe, Branch Buchanan get¬ ting into one of the flying saucers. They are the acrobatic team which have won world fame for their stunt flying with their saucer. Along comes Max Henderson in his one man helicopter zoom¬ ing up and down and waving at everybody. This is one of his home inventions. Just then a large space patrol rocket comes in from an important mission. James Ayers, Eugene McDonald, Clif¬ ton Young and Ray Young which are the most important members of the Space Council on earth step out. They are on an important mis¬ sion for the president. I now begin to fade away into the past while my sister comes forth to fortell the rest of the future of the class of “’54.” Third Witch: I am looking at the city of New York and into some of the famous hot spots of the city, I see Billy Harper, owner of the famous Latin Quarters and manager of the Blue Room. Inside the Blue Room the “Dizzy Three,” Mari¬ lyn Higdon, Marilyn Hogsed, and Marilyn Hen¬ son are singing, “I’ll get you yet, you bugger you.” Geneva Bradley passes by selling ciga¬ rettes and taking pictures. Back stage I see producer and critic, Douglas Conley rehearsing a couple of the chorus girls, Sue Blaine and Jean Blaine, on a new number. I look across the states to Chicago where N orma Jean Welch’s band is playing at Bett Cabe’s new night club, “The Passion Pauser.” The band is playing “Dragnet.” After the music we see Thad Dowdle and Fred Deal the world’s top-most entertainers, imitating the late Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis. As I drift on down to New Orleans I see the Mardi Gras is in full swing with all its wonderful glamour and color. The President of the United States, Sam Holland, is present for the historic event. I see on the front of one of the floats, a lovely young woman parading as Mrs. America. It is no other than Jean Henson. Now is the time to unmask the king and queen of the Mardi Gras. The King shall be, just a moment now, ah, yes, it is Roger Seay and the Queen is Marianne Johnson. Now the Queen and King of last year, Jr. Dills with his wife, Jimmie Sherrill, shall crown them. I am now looking down into Florida where I see a lovely young lady sunning on the beach. Her name is Margaret Sorrells, the society col¬ umnist. Beside her also sunning is her close companion Maxine Peek, reporter for the Tampa Daily Times. Out across the water I see Clyde Houston, the president of Fisher Bodies, stand¬ ing on the deck of his great yacht. Here comes Max Morgan, speedboat racer and winner of the world’s title for speedboat racing. Wayne Led¬ ford, Dan Angel, Annie Dills and Betty Dehart are water skiing behind him. They are inter¬ national champions for trick water skiing. About five miles out further across the ocean I see a ship with a deep sea diving outfit and preparing to a s c e n d is Adolph Conley and Neville Wooten, deep sea scientists who are studying the life underwater. Here across the ocean comes the S. S. Mermaid plowing along at 100 knots. At the helm is Prelo Crawford, the ship’s captain. He is setting a new record around the world. I now gaze into the city of New York to the top of the flag pole atop of the Empire State Building where Margie Kimsey is sitting. She is trying for the world’s record for flagpole sit¬ ters. She has been sitting for two years. The governor of New York, Clara Belle Anderson, is below talking to three of the state senators, Evelyn Jones, Betty Jo Roper, and Mary Nell Thompson about a law outlawing flagpole sit¬ ters. Also in the building trying for the world’s typing record are Carol Lee Daves, Barbara Arnold, and Clyda Mae Campbell. All of these girls have big jobs in the government. The of¬ ficial recorder of this event is none other than last year’s champi on, Ella Vee Campbell. I see Ag¬ nes Guyer, Betty Keener, Beatrice Johnson and Mary Johnson, the swimming stars of the new movie, “The Wet Four,” in their rehearsal pool getting instructions at the last moment in the pool below. As I fade out of the present and from the prophecy of these Seniors, I shall always re¬ member them as the students that have tried the hardest and achieved the most in the maturity of their lives. By Bill Zickcraf and Marilyn IIicdon s E N I O R MOST COURTEOUS Clara Bell Anderson and Raymond Ledford BEST PERSONALITY Bobbie Burch and Connie Potts MOST STUDIOUS NEATEST Ruth Edwards and Holland McSwain Marianne Johnston and Kenneth Guffey s E N O R MOST MUSICAL Norma Jean Welch and Sam Holland BEST ALL-AROUND Lnetta Browning and Wayne Stewart MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED MOST ATHLETIC Carlene Sorrells and Ben Edwards Annette Dalrymple and Gene Mashburn CLASS WIT FRIENDLIEST Dan Angel Jeana Cunningham and Jerry Sutton MOST HANDSOME PRETTIEST Bill Dinnes Betty Jeanne Henson MOST POPULAR Lela Jo Gailey and Roger Seay s u p E R L A T V E S LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT We, the Senior class of nineteen hundred and fifty-four, because of unsound minds and frail bodies, declare this our last will and testament. To the Juniors we leave our title as dignified seniors with the understanding that they will diligent¬ ly uphold the high moral standards that we have set. To the faculty we leave our youth, vitality, and sweet dispositions. To the school’s bank account we leave our vast fortune that we have accumulated in the past four years. I, Clara Belle Anderson, do hereby will and bequeath my quiet ways to Ruth Nicholson. I, Dan Angel, do hereby will and bequeath my ability to buck dance to Harry “Rock” Thompson. 1, Kate Angel, do hereby will and bequeath my last name, “Angel ’ to the poor little devils of the Junior Class. I, Barbara Arnold, do hereby will and be¬ queath my talkative ways to Wanda Mae Frady. I, Jim Ayers, do hereby will and bequeath my affection for teachers to the Juniors as they will need it to get through their Senior year. I, Charles Baldwin, do hereby will and be¬ queath my bashful disposition to the noisy Jun¬ iors in hopes that it will quiten them down. I, Bobby Biddle, do hereby will and be¬ queath my successful ways with girls to Richard Renshaw. The lucky boy! I, Joe Bingham, do hereby will and be¬ queath my position as Mrs. Stewart’s champion gum-chewer to anyone who can get by with it. I, Jean Blaine, do hereby will and bequeath my persuasive ways to the Junior Class officers in order that they may use their influence on their sponsors. We, Sue Blaine, Sarah Corbin, and Naomi Elliott, do hereby will and bequeath our position as “The Three Stooges” to Carolyn Cochran, Betty Howard, and Betty Sue Huggins. I, Bill Bradley, do hereby will and be¬ queath my initials B. B. to Alma Stiles so that people may have a reason for calling her B. B. Brain. We, Geneva Bradley and Sue Ledford, do hereby will and bequeath our ability to get along with the opposite species to Ruth Brown and Fenes Pruitt with the hopes that they will do as well as we did. I, Luetta Browning, do hereby will and bequeath my many hours of toil and labor while working on this ole “Last Will and Testament” to the unfortunate Juniors who will be honored with this job next year. I, Edwina Bryson, do hereby will and be¬ queath approximately 4 inches of my height to Jo Ann Estes. I, Sue Bryson, do hereby will and be¬ queath rny great school enthusiasm to Cleo Gregory. I, Branch Buchanan, do hereby will and bequeath my shy ways to Hattie Mae Wiggins. I, G. D. Buchanan, do hereby will and bequeath my bashful ways to Sue Myers. I, Harold Buchanan, do hereby will and bequeath my w eakness to pull for the Brooklyn Dodgers to anyone who can stand Mr. Stott bet¬ ter than I. I, James Buchanan, do hereby will and bequeath my basketball ability to J. L. Henry. I, Bobbie Burch, do hereby will and be¬ queath my love for football boys and my posi¬ tion on the cheering squad to Julia Waldroop. I, Betty Cabe, do hereby will and be¬ queath my love for “Macbeth” to Catherine Wooten. I, Jack Cabe, do hereby will and be¬ queath my ability to drive an A-model to all the Junior hot-rodders. I, Perry Cabe, do hereby will and be¬ queath my handsome physique to Billy Gosnell. I, Clyda Mae Campbell, do hereby will and bequeath my cherished desire to be a beau¬ tiful blondette to Cleta Bell Daves. I, Ella Vee Campbell, do hereby will and bequeath my love for driving to Anna Setser assuming that she will leave the driver training car in one piece. I, Doyle Clark, do hereby will and be¬ queath Betty Hurst to Bobby Gregory, that is if he can keep up with her. We, Tommy Cole and Richard Compton, do hereby will and bequeath our inky hands and headache powder to anyone visualizing a trip to the asylum. I, Adolph Conley, do hereby will and be¬ queath my energy and promotion of school spirit. I, Douglas Conley, do hereby will and bequeath my success in Agriculture to Patsy McFalls. I, Preaulo Crawford, do hereby will and bequeath my army career to Johnny Mashburn. I, Barbara Crews, do hereby will and be¬ queath my industrious ways to the poor fresh¬ men who have started on the crooked road to education. I, Christine Cunningham, do hereby will and bequeath my initials, C. C. to the Spanish students who have trouble with their “ole Si-Si.” I, Jeana Sue Cunningham, do hereby will and bequeath my friendly personality to Betty Hurst for I know she can use it. I, Annette Dalrymple, do hereby will and bequeath my athletic form to Helen Moore. I, Carol Lee Daves, do hereby will and bequeath my shy and bashful ways to Shelby Jean Campbell. LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT (Continued) I, Fred Deal, do hereby will and bequeath my studious ways to Kenneth Tallent. I, Betty Dehart, do hereby will and be¬ queath my lovely figure to Lucille Woody. I, Mark Dietz, do hereby will and be¬ queath my ability to shoot pool to Billy Sweat- man. I, Annie Dills, do hereby will and be¬ queath my love for “rosebuds” to Shirley Shep¬ ard. I, Jerry Dills, do hereby will and be¬ queath my ability to lie to anyone in the Junior Class who gets in a tight squeeze. I, Junior Dills, do hereby will and be¬ queath my safe driving and curly hair to Bobby Womack. I, Bill Dinnes, do hereby will and be¬ queath my “brogue” to “Doc” Ammons. I, Hugh Dowdle, do hereby will and be¬ queath my former job with Dixie Home Stores to all who like to donate work to the cause. I, Thad Dowdle, do hereby will and be¬ queath my reputation as horse trader to Bev¬ erly Stockton and I predict a sure success for a city girl. I, Richard Dryman, do hereby will and bequeath Margaret Jones to any poor deceived boy who isn’t acquainted with her line. I, Barbara Edwards, do hereby will and bequeath my “business-minded” ways to Bertha Lee Cantrell. I, Ben Edwards, do hereby will and be¬ queath my ability to lead boy scouts to Mary Evelyn Cabe as I want this profession kept in the family. I, Ruth Edwards, do hereby will and be¬ queath my studious ways to Delano Campbell. We, Dolpha Fouts and Wayne Stewart, do hereby will and bequeath a portion of our outstanding characteristics to Scotty Byrd. I, Marlene Fox, do hereby will and be¬ queath my blond hair to my sister. I, Lela Jo Gailey, do hereby will and be¬ queath my popularity to Louise York. I, Richard Gibson, do hereby will and bequeath my ability to drive to Kenneth Dills with the hope that he will have more company than I have had. I, Kenneth Guffey, do hereby will and be¬ queath my position as neatest Senior to Norma Jean Medlin. I, Agnes Guyer, do hereby will and be¬ queath my beautiful brown eyes to all the green eyed girls of Franklin High I, Billy Harper, do hereby will and be¬ queath my weakness for blondes to any lovesick Junior who thinks he can keep up with them. I, Max Henderson, do hereby will and bequeath my ability to sell advertisements for this “hyar” book to my successor-poor soul. We, Colbert and Doyle Henson, having nothing of real value to leave, will the name Henson to Franklin School for pleasant memor¬ ies. I, Betty Jean Henson, do hereby will and bequeath a small portion of my height to Susie Zachary. I, Marilyn Henson, do hereby will and bequeath my square dance ability to Ruth Brown. I, Marilyn Higdon, do hereby will and bequeath my ability to type to anyone who needs it. I, Marilyn Hogsed, do hereby will and bequeath my beautiful white teeth to my sister, Oma Lee, for I realize that she will soon be in dire need of them. I, Jackie Hoilman, do hereby will and bequeath my ability to get into trouble to Billy Vanhook for I know that he will use it to the fullest extent. I, M ax Holland, do hereby will and be¬ queath my driving ability to Cecil McCoy hop¬ ing that he won’t pull the emergency brake out. I, Sam Holland, do hereby will and be¬ queath Dixie Home Stores to Eddie Reece to do as he pleases with it. (A slight hint: burn it.) I, Clyde Houston, do hereby will and be¬ queath my western boots to Mrs. Stewart with the hope that she will be as quiet as I have been. I, Gareth Hughes, do hereby will and be¬ queath my ability to hunt during school hours to my brother, J. C. Hughes. I, Bea Johnson, do hereby will and be¬ queath my title, “Senior,” to any Junior who feels incompetent of the honor. I, Mary Johnson, do hereby will and be¬ queath my quiet disposition to Arbutus Welch. I, Marianne Johnston, do hereby will and bequeath my position as dignified Senior to Julia Waldroop. I, Betty Keener, do hereby will and be¬ queath my winsome smile to F. H. S. to brighten the dark and gloomy corridors. I, Marge Kimsey, do hereby will and be¬ queath my book of 1,000 and 1 WAYS TO CATCH A MAN to the poor ole Misses of Franklin Hi. I, Raymond Ledford, do hereby will and bequeath my business ingenuity to lead the Senior Class to Herbert McKclvey (poor de¬ ceived brat!). I, Wayne Ledford, do hereby will and bequeath my disinterest for English to Fred Farmer. I, Nancy McCollum, do hereby will and bequeath my position as Band President to any¬ one who can endure the agony. LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT (Continued) I, Eugene McDonald, do hereby will and bequeath my front seat in Mrs. Stewart’s English class to Judson Hall. I, Holland McSwain, do hereby will and bequeath my successful ways with teachers to Margaret Crawford who certainly needs it at the rate she is going in Chemistry. I, Bobby Marshall, do hereby will and be¬ queath my two period schedule to the hard working Juniors. I, Eugene Mashburn, do hereby will and bequeath my athletic ability to Unc (Frank Killian). I, Freda Moore, do hereby will and be¬ queath thirty pounds of my excess weight to Mavis McCall for this should make both of us more comfortable. (How true.) I, Max Morgan, do hereby will and be¬ queath my bus driver’s job to Marlin McCall along with the memories of my first million. 1, Mildred Morgan, do hereby will and bequeath my ability to use my discretion to Annie Sue McConnell. I, Dwight Norris, do hereby will and be¬ queath my success as a big pest to Max Stanfield. I, Joe Patton, do hereby will and bequeath my ability for creating unjust acts in class to Dick Bradley. I, Maxine Peek, do hereby will and be¬ queath my numerous freckles to Mary Leigh Hall. I, Charles Pickens, do hereby will and bequeath my ability to antagonize Mrs. Craw¬ ford to R. L. Ledford. I, Connie Potts, do hereby will and be¬ queath my love for foreign language classes to Richard Renshaw in hopes that he will cherish forever its memories. I, Lawrence Rogers, do hereby will and bequeath my numerous misunderstandings with the law to Hugh Blaine. I, Betty Jo Roper, do hereby will and be¬ queath my ability to drive or help drive to Sue Dehart. We, Paul Roper and Paul Sorrells, do hereby will and bequeath a portion of our weight and height to any poor undernourished Junior who has to struggle another year on “Knowledge Hill.” I, Roger Seay, do hereby will and be¬ queath my athletic ability to Buddy Raby. I, Jimmie Sherrill, do hereby will and be¬ queath my skilled ability to deceive my instruc¬ tors to Johnny Mashburn. I, Joyce Shook, do hereby will and be¬ queath my lovely curly hair to my sister Doris, hoping that she will discard the bobby-pins. I, Carlene Sorrells, do hereby will and be¬ queath my position as editor of the Laurel Leaf to any Junior who is entirely insane. I, Margaret Sorrells, do hereby will and bequeath my quiet ways to R. L. Ledford. I, Jerry Sutton, do hereby will and be¬ queath my position as Senior to Mark Dowdle as I know it will take him two years to prepare for this great position. I, James Tallent, do hereby will and be¬ queath my position as popcorn jockey at the Passion Pit to anyone who likes to see double features. I, Konda Teague, do hereby will and be¬ queath my position on the student council to some undeserving Junior, preferably Carolyn Cochran. I, Victor Teague, do hereby will and be¬ queath my ability to play ball to Norman Smith in hopes that he will become a “Little All-Ameri¬ can.” I, Mary Nell Thompson, do hereby will and bequeath my proven ability to snare a hus¬ band to the many old-maids of Franklin Hi. I, Bill Waldroop, do hereby will and be¬ queath my ability to do Physics to Mr. Angel as he is in dire need of it. I, Jimmy Webb, do hereby will and be¬ queath my red hair to my brother, Tommy Webb. I, Mary Sue Welch, do hereby will and bequeath my curly hair to Christine Peek. I, Norma Jean Welch, do hereby will and bequeath my ability to beat out rhythm to any¬ one who has the energy to do so. We, Earl and Ray Williams, do hereby will and bequeath our ability to confuse teachers to Betty and Dorothy Duvall. I, Neville Wooten, do hereby will and bequeath my cheating skill to Dick Bradley. I, Clifton Young, do hereby will and be¬ queath my last name to the teachers to offer them moral support. I, Ray Young, do hereby will and be¬ queath my happy school days to Jackie Wilkie for I feel confident that it will take the dullness from his school life. I, Bill Zickgraf, do hereby will and be¬ queath my love for cigarettes, whisky, and wild, wild women to my bosom pal, Herbert Mc- Kelvey. Signed, sealed, published and declared as and for our last will and testament by the Sen¬ ior class, in the presence of us, who, at their re¬ quest and in the presence of them and of each other, have subscribed our names hereto as witness on May twenty-fifth, nineteen hundred and fifty-four. Edwin T. Williams By: Luetta Browning Ralph L. Smith and Bobby Biddle vv itnesses SENIOR SUPERLATIVES HAPPIEST—Freda Moore BEST SPORT—Vic Teague MOST INFLUENTIAL Jean Blaine and Bobby Biddle MOST DIGNIFIED Konda Teague and Hugh Dowdle NIGHT HAWKS Naomi Elliott and Fred Deal MOST BASHFUL Betty Keener and Charles Baldwin ROMEO and JULIET Lela Jo Gailey and Bill Dinnes CLASS FLIRTS Sue Blaine and Mark Deitz ■t ' ife.i.y . W M ■ • ' Or , 5 i B ’M’% ,J | , % .... M - -5 . . JUNIORS Catherine Alexander Maude Angel Nancy Angel Nora Jean Baldwin Milded Bates Birdie Bingham Vella Mae Bolick Frank Bradley Delores Brendle Evelyn Brown Ruth Brown Bobby Cabe Dora Lee Cabe Jeanette Cabe Mack Cabe Mary Evelyn Cabe Charles Campbell Delano Campbell Shelby Jean Campbell Bertha Cantrell Kenneth Carpenter Doyle Chambers Mildred Childers Owen Childers . . JUNIORS Brandon Christy Carolyn Cochran Betty Compton Margaret Crawford Christine Crisp Margaret Crisp Buby Crumpton Betty Cunningham Margie Curtis Cleta Bell Daves Helen Deal Suzie Deal Emma Jean Downs Gaynelle Downs Ruth Downs Betty Duvall Dorthy Duvall Sue Duvall Thad Duvall Barbara Emory Douglas Franklin Fred Farmer Audrey Gibson Annette Garner V " Jf V . . JUNIORS Katheryne Gibson Bobby Gregory Cleo Gregory Doris Green John Guffey Jo Ann Henderson Ann Henry Conrad Henry Edith Henry Lydia Henry Beverly Higdon Catherine Holden Loleta Holland Oma Lee Hogsed Lucille Holland Carolyn Houston Irene Houston Lamar Houston Betty Howard Betty Sue Huggins Betty Hurst Lrances Huscusson Wade Keener Gilmer Ledford ' 1 . 4 Jjl • • JUNIORS J. L. Ledford R. L. Ledford Jodie Lenoir Leonard Long Bobby Jack Love Mavis McCall Cleo McDonald Virginia McCoy Ned McCoy Patsy McFalls Herbert McKelvey Lee Agnes McKinney Norma Jean Medlin Janice Miller Helen Moore Dixie Morrison Jean Morrison Charles Moses Claudette Moses Christine Pressley Fenes Pruitt I.ouree Queen Carol Ann Raby Frank Ramsey . . JUNIORS Caroline Reece Eddie Reece Richard Renshaw Truman Rogers Josephine Roper Thad Roper Sutton Russell Anna Setser James Setser Patricia Setser Shirley Shepard Roger Shepard Furman Shook Paul Smith Ann Snyder Alvin Solesbee Jim Southards Alma Stiles Jessie Stiwinter Carol Stockton Billy Joe Stockton Edna Stoudemire Newell Swafford Sharon Swanson . . JUNIORS Virginia Swanson Kenneth Tallent Roger C. Tallent Roger J. Tallent Robbie Gay Tallent Margaret Thomas Harry Thompson Hazel Vinson Martha Vinson Carolyn Waldroop Katherine Waldroop Julia Waldroop Arbutus Welch Hattie Mae Wiggins James Wiggins Kirby Wilkes Ann Williamson Lucille Woody Catherine Wooten Robby Womack Kathleen Yonce Susie Zachary SOPHOMORES BETTY JEAN ALLAN JERRY BAILEY DOROTHY BARRETT GEORGE BARRETT ALAN BERRY BUDDY BLAINE HUGH BLAINE WILEY BOWERS MARVEL BRENDLE WANDA BRENDLE RUTH BROOKS KENNETH BROWN DANNY BYRD HAROLD CABE DAVID CABE WILBUR CABE NANCY CABLE BETTY CARPENTER FRANCES CARPENTER GLADYS CARPENTER DELMAS CLAMPITT JERALINE CLARK HARRY COLE BERNICE COOK FRANK CONLEY EARL CORBIN TOMMY CORBIN BERT CRAWFORD HESBY CRISP BARBARA CUNNINGHAM JIMMIE CURTIS TOMMY DALRYMPLE NANCY DAYTON MONROE DeHART JOYCE DEITZ KENNETH DILLS GLENN DILLS MARK DOWDLE JOAN DRYMAN DALE EDWARDS LARRY ESTES JOAN ESTES JERRY FINNY MATTIE PEARL FRADY JAMES GRAHAM CHARLES GREGORY JOYCE GRIBBLE TOMMY GNUSE BETTY GUFFIE ZEB GUFFIE MARY HALL JUANITA HAIRE HAL HENRY BETTY HENSON THOMAS HIGDON RUTH HOLDEN SOPHOMORES BERNARD HUGGINS JEAN ICENHOWER MORRIS JONES FREDRICK KEENER FRANK KILLIAN DONALD KIRKLAND VVILLA JEAN LEDFORD JOHN LONG MARSHALL MANN DEWEYETTA MARSHALL ALICE MARSHBURN JOHNNY MARSHBURN FURMAN MASON MARLIN McCALL BUDDY McCLURE MONROE McCLURE ANNIE SUE McConnell TED McCOY TOY McCOLLUM JEAN McCOLLUM BILL MENDENHALL DENNIS MEHAFFEY SALLY MINCY MARJORIE MOODY CRAWFORD MOORE WILLA MAE MORGAN JESSIE LEE MORGAN SUE MYERS DALE MYERS LELA NICHOLS RUTH NICHOLSON TERRY NORTON GENEVA PAYNE KENNETH PATTON , CHRISTINE PEEK HESTER PEEK BOBBY JOE RABY DICKIE RABY MARY FRANCES ROPER PATSY ROTEN DAN ROWLAND BARBARA SANDERS JACK SANDERS ERNIE SANDERS ANNIE RAY SCOTT JOAN SELLERS BETTY TO SHEPARD BETTY SMITH NORMAN SMITH BETTY JEAN SMITH SUE SOLESBEE RUTH SNYDER GERALDINE STIWINTER OTIS STIWINTER BEVERLY STOCKTON DOROTHY SWAF¬ FORD SOPHOMORES BILLY SWEATMAN THURMAN TALLENT BILLY TALLENT DEWEY TAYLOR JOE TAYLOR DORIS TEAGUE BOBBY TEAGUE JOE TIPPETT JOHNNY TIPPETT PAULETTE WARD BARBARA WATSON EMMA WATSON TOMMY WEBB JOYCE WILKIE MARTHA WOMACK JOHNNY WOOTEN RAY YOUNCE GLADYS YOUNCE WARDIE YOUNG LOUISE YORK BILL VANHOOK CHRISTMAS SCENE AT F. 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Hughes Helen Hunter Tommy Hunter Violet Jenkins Evelyn Joines Frances Jones Margaret Jones Betty Keener Ronald Keener Selma Kimsey Carol Ledford Lewis Ledford Bonnis Lee Myrtle Lequire Charles Long Douglas Mann Katrina Mashburn Joan Mincey Calvin McCall Gene McCall Hazel McCall Virginia McCall Helen McCoy Leo McIntyre Charles Moody Edward Moore Virginia Moore Alma MofEtt Ralph Morgan Melba Moses Glenn Murphy Peggy Neal Fred Nichols Ruth Norton Richard Patton Ray Peek Margaret Pendergrass Jean Phillips Harold Pickens Ruth Pickens David Pollock FRESHMEN Larry Potts Barbara Pressley Alvin Price Clark Raby Larry Raby Thomas Raby Virginia Ray Albert Redden Rebecca Reece Sue Reece Gwendylon Rogers Jackie Rowland B. L. Roper Jane Roten Glenn Sanders Jimmie Sanders Frances Seay Peggy Seay Clark Sheffield John Shuler Frank Smith Willard Smith Chester Sorrells Flual Sorrels Donald Southard Jimmie Stewart Jean Sutton Nancy Sutton Patsy Swafford Bruce Tallent Carlos Tallent Mae Tallent Ranee Tallent Barbara Tally Aubrey Tippett Carl Tippett Jimmie Tysinger Elizabeth Waldroop Micky Waldroop Susie Wallace Billy Webb Violet Welch Barbara Wells Clyde Wiggins Helen Woods Doris Woody Shirley Wooten Bobby Young Donald Young MAJORETTES Hell to rii ' lit from center: Joan I liomas, I ' ranees I Inscnsson, Helen Marjorie Mooch, Sharon Swanson, Dwaine Horslev. BETA CLUB Sponsors: Mrs. Martin and Mrs. Beck; President, Ben Edwards; Vice-President, Holland McSwain; Sec.-Treas., Jeanne Henson LANGUAGE CLUB Sponsors: Miss Brewer and Mrs. Sloan; President, Tommy Gnuse; Vice-President, Jeanne Henson; Secretary, Mary Evelyn Cabe; Treasurers, Ann Snyder and Truman Rogers DRAMATICS CLUB Sponsor: Mrs. Beck; President, Ellen Calloway; Vice-President, Joan Thomas; Secretary-Treasurer, Helen Cochran JOURNALISM CLUB Sponsor: Mrs. Sloan; Front Page Editor, Jo Ann Henderson; Editorial Page Editor, Jean Phillips; Sports Page Editor Tommy Gnuse; Feature Page Editor, Norman Smith. LM ik.; AT- ' i 3 FUTURE TEACHERS OF AMERICA Sponsor: Mrs. Crawford; President, Jean Blaine; Vice-President, Lucille Holland; Treasurer, Beverly Higdon; Secretary, Frances Huscusson; Historian, Audry Gibson; Parliamentarian, Jody Lenoir FUTURE BUSINESS LEADERS OF AMERICA Sponsors: Mr. Williams and Mrs. Corbin; President, Newell Swafford; Vice-Presi dent, Freda Moore; Secretary, Marilyn Higdon; Treasurer Barbara Edwards L v WI " " 7 J i r 4-H CLUB Sponsor: Mrs. Fulton; President, Konda Teague; Vice-President, Otis Stiwinter; Secretary, Sharon Swanson SAFETY PATROL Front row: Mack Cabe, Miles Anders, Jack Cabe, captain, Glenn Dills. Back row: James Wiggins, D. L. Cabe, Mr. Ramsey, Sponsor, Jimmy Curtis, James Graham FRESHMAN HOME-EC CLUB Sponsor: Mrs. Cogan; President, Jean Sutton; Vice-President, Frances Seay; Sec¬ retary, Sarah Crawford; Treasurer, Mysa Crawford. CRAFT CLUB Sponsor: Mrs. O’Neil; President, Annie Dills; Vice-President, Ruth Snyder: retary-Treasurer, Barbara Crews F. F. A. OFFICERS Left to right: Douglas Con ley, Reporter; Vic Teague, Secretary; Jim Ayers, Senti¬ nel; Fred Deal, Vice-President; Johnny Tippett, Treasurer; Mr. Proffitt, Sponsor Seated: Jerry Sutton, President. FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA SCIENCE CLUB Sponsor: Mr. Ramsey; President, Jeana Cunningham; Vice-President, Wade Keener; Secretary, Dixie Morrison; Treasurer, Furman Shook WILDLIFE CLUB Sponsor: Mrs. Martin; President, Billy Harper; Vice-President, Judson Hall; Secretary-Treasurer, Susie Zachary ml SQUARE DANCE TEAM From left to right, first row: Mark Dowdle, Bobby Biddle, Bill Zickgraf, Herbert McKelvey, Dan Angel, leader, Richard Dryman. Second row, Fenes Pruitt, Marianne Johnston, Shirley Shepard, Margaret Crawford, Ruth Brown, Beverly Higdon WORKING ANNUAL STAFF OUR BAND “F” FORMATION MARCHING FORMATION CONCERT FORMATION OFFICERS Standing, Nancy McCollum, President; Richard Drymna, Treasurer; Bill Zick- graf, Vice-President; Charles Baldwin, transportation. Seated: Joy McCollum, Secretary; Patsy McFalls, Jean McCol¬ lum, Doris Shook, Librarians. GIRLS’ COUNCIL Sponsor: Mrs. O’Neil; Chairman, Konda Teague; Vice-Chairman, Julia Waldroop; Secretary, Marjorie Moody; Treasurer, Launa Baker BOYS’ COUNCIL Sponsor: Mr. Stott; President, Raymond Ledford; Vice-President, Bobby Wo¬ mack; Secretary, Mark Dowdle; Treasurer Bobby Young GIRLS ' BASKETBALL Ruth Brown, F. Jean Phillips, G. Anna Setser, G. Helen Cochran, G. Fenes Pruitt, Jean Sutton, G. BOY S’ BASKETBALL Bert Crawford, G. David Cabe, C. X J. 1 % X- Billy Harper, G. John Tippet, F. Bobby Jack Love, G. J. L. Henry, F. James Buchanan, G. Lawrence Bradley, F. CHEERLEADERS From Left to Right, Front Row: Margaret Crawford, Sue Rlaine, Marianne Johns¬ ton, Julia Waldroop, Bobbie Burch. Second Row, L. to R., Sue Myers, Ruth Nicholson, Sue Huggins, Nancy Sutton. Standing, Lela Jo Gailcy MONOGRAM CLUB President, Connie Potts; Vice-President, Sue Blaine; Secretary-Treasurer, Julia Waldroop; Sponsor, Mr. Byrd. HOME VISITORS DOWN YDS.™ GO i w ItJM ; W f-W k ■ . 3.4 li ? — -- 1 f ; J| ,, W A N 1 H ' JJMB jjJBi t v 74 ||§jl 4 a Tjm Afwm. ▲ ‘s IK r 1 « , | »»( :il J L 1 ■£. J tK « «» pi SENIOR STATISTICS CLARA BELLE ANDERSON “Belle” Motto: There are two roads to travel and you can’t travel both. Activities: Home Ec. Club 1, 2, 3, 4. Hobby: Reading Future Plans: Secretary DAN WELDON ANGEL “Zeke” Motto: Some girls do, some girls don’t, some girls will, some girls won’t. Activities: Band 1, 2, 3; Football Mgr. 4; Basketball 3, 4; Baseball 3, 4; Monogram Club 4; Dramatics Club 1, 2, 3; Annual Staff 3; Dance Team Leader 3, 4: Class Wit. Hobby: Courting Summer Girls at the High¬ lands Country Club. Future Plans: Navy. KATE MARIE ANGEL “Kat” Moto: Prove all things, hold fast to that which is good. Activities: Language Club 3. Hobby: Reading. Future Plans: Beautician. BARBARA JEAN ARNOLD “Bobbie” Motto: To have a friend, be a friend. Activities: Sports Club 1, 2, 3, 4. Hobby: Collecting Snapshots. Future Plans: Telephone Operator. JAMES ANDERSON AYERS «T » Jimmy Motto: It’s impossible. Activities: F. F. A. Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Basketball 2, 3. Hobby: Hunting and fishing. Future Plans: Work. CHARLES DONALD BALDWIN “ Baldy” Motto: Semper Paratus—Always prepared. Activities: Chorus 2, 3; Band 2, 3, 4; Science Club 3, 4; Language Club 3, 4. Hobby: Hunting and fishing. Future Plans: Forestry. ROBERT NEWTON BIDDLE “Bobby” Motto: Non est viverre est valere vita. Activities: Band 1, 2, 3, 4; Language Club 2, 3, 4; Band Treas. 2, Sec. 3; Banquet Committee 3; Dance Team 3, 4; Dramat¬ ics Club 1, 4; Performed at banquet 1, 2; Annual Staff 4; Most Influential Hobby: Dancing and swimming. Future Plans: College. HAROLD LEE BINGHAM “Joe” Motto: Let the low side drag. Activities: Backache Club 1, 2; F. B. L. A. Club 3, 4. Hobby: Loafing. Future Plans: Undecided. ETTA JEAN BLAINE “Freckles” ivfotto: Who knows most forgives most. Activities; Sports Club 1, 2; Science Club, Sec. Treas. 3; Student Council 4. Hobby: Reading. Future Plans: Undecided. MARY SUE BLAINE “Suzy” Motto: Friends and fun come first. Activities: Cheerleader 2, 3, 4; Letter Club Sec. 3, Veep 4; Dramatics Club 3. Hobby Talking, f uture Plans: Undecided. GENEVA ALLIE BRADLEY “Neva” Motto: There s no land like Highlands. Activities: Home Ec. Club 1; Sports Club 2, 3; Dramatics Club 4. Hobby: Collecting Snapshots. Future Plans: Private. WILLIAM BRADLEY “Bill” Motto: Have fun today for tomorrow may nev¬ er come. Hobby: Fishing and hunting. Activities: F. F. A. Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Veep 3. Future Plans: Work. KAY LUETTA BROWNING “Ludy” Motto: The reward of a thing well done is to have done it. Activities: F. H. A. 1; Basketball 1, 2; Softball 1, 2; Sports Club 2; Language Club 2; Served jr. Sr. Banquet 2; Jr. Marshal 3; Best all around. Hobby: Playing the piano. Future Plans: College. GEORGIA EDWINA BRYSON “Eddie” Motto: Time is the devour of everything. Activities: Sports Club 1, 3; F. H. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. Hobby: Courting and eating. Future Plans: Work. SUE ANN BRYSON “Sue” Motto: If at first you don’t succeed try again. Activities: Home Ec. Club 1, 4; Language Club 4. Hobby: Music. Future Plans: Work. BRANCH HARVE BUCHANAN “Buck” Motto: Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. Activities: F. F. A. Club 1, 2, 3, 4. Hobby: Reading. Future Plans: Work. GEORGE DAVID BUCHANAN “Buck” Motto: Always hustle and you will be success- , ful in life. Activities: Football 2, 3, 4. Hobby: Hunting and fishing. Future Plans:- Undecided. SENIOR STATISTICS HAROLD EDWARD BUCHANAN “Spike” Motto: I will. Activities: F. F. A. Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Basketball 2, 3. Hobby: Basketball and hunting. Future Plans: Work. JAMES WILSON BUCHANAN “Teddy Bear” Motto: Never do today what you can put off until tomorrow. Activities: Basketball 2, 3, 4; F. F. A. Club 12 3 4 Hobby: Hunting and fishing. Future Plans: Work. BOBBIE JEAN BURCH “Burchie” Motto: Be my life’s companion and you’ll never grow old. Activities: Dramatics Club 1, 2; Science Club 3; Cheerleader 4; Annual Staff 3, 4; Ban¬ quet Committee 3; Best Personality. Hobby: Reading and courting. Future Plans: Private. BETTY ANN CABE “Bet” Motto: Facta nan verba (Deeds, not words). Activities: Home Ec. Club 1, 2; Language Club 3; Sports Club 4. Hobby: Cooking and reading. Future Plans: Nursing. JACKIE CARNER CABE “Pud” Motto: If it can’t be done watch somebody do it. Activities: F. F. A. Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Safety Patrol 1, 2. 3, 4; Basketball 2. Hobby : Squirrel hunting, f uture Plans: Armed Forces. ERNEST PERRY CABE “Dr. Percy ” Motto: Take your time. Activities: F. B. L. A. 3, 4. Hobby: Hunting and fishing. Future Plans: Navy. CLYDA MAE CAMPBELL “Clyde” Motto: Come what may, time and the hour run through the roughest day. Activities: Science Club 1; School Paper 3. Hobby: Reading. Future Plans: Undecided. ELLA VEE CAMPBELL “Red” Motto: I seek the highest things. Activities: Sports Club 1; Home Ec. Club 2, 4; Dramatics Club 3. Hobby: Listening to the radio. Future Plans: Work. DOYLE PRESTON CLARK “Lockingbar” Motto: Live tonight for tomorrow is another day. Activities: Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Letter Club 2, 3, 4; Golf Club 2, 3; Sports Club 1. Hobby: Sports. Future Plans: College. TOMMY CLYDE COLE “Rat Face” Motto: Always be late, but never early. Activities: Sport Club 1, 2; Backache Club 1, 2; Basketball 2, 3, 4. Hobby: Hunting and fishing. Future Plans: Undecided. HAROLD RICHARD COMPTON “Wormy” Motto: Little but loud. Activities: Baseball Mgr. 3; Business Club 2, 3, 4. Hobby: Hunting and fishing. Future Plans: Undecided. CHARLES ADOLPH CONLEY “Shot” Motto: Pay more for first class information. Activities: F. F. A. Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Football 4. Hobby: Hunting and fishing. Future Plans: Work. MARVIN DOUGLAS CONLEY “Duke” Motto: I’ll never get out of this world alive. Activities: F. F. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. Hobby: Hunting and fishing. Future Plans: College. SARAH LEE CORBIN “Surry” Motto: Leave silence to the saints. Activities: Dramatics Club 1, 2, 3. Science Club 4. Hobby: Talking and eating. Future Plans: College. PREAULO CRAWFORD “Pudy” Motto: Conduct and courage lead to honor. Activities: F. F. A. Club 1, 2, 3, 4. Hobby: Hunting and fishing. Future Plans: College. BARBARA ANN CREWS “ Bobbie ” Motto: Be mischevious with an understanding heart. Activities: Sports Club 1, 2; Dramatics Club 3; Sec. of Home Ec. Club 4; Annual Staff 3; Asst. Editor 4. Hobby: Enjoying life. Future Plans: Undecided. SENIOR STATISTICS RUBY CHRISTINE CUNNINGHAM I eeny Motto: Upward and onward. Activities: Sports Club 1, 2; Backache Club 3. Hobby: Reading. Future Plans: Nursing. JEANA SUE CUNNINGHAM is tizzy Motto: To be great is to be misunderstood. Activities: Band 1, 2, 3, 4; Dramatics Club 4; Student Council 4. Hobby: Dancing and dieting. Future Plans: Undecided. ANNETTE DALRYMPLE Ann Motto: Courage and conduct lead to honor. Activities: Home Ec. Club 1; Letter Club 2, 3, 4; Basketball 1, 2, 3; Language Club 3, 4; Served Jr. Sr. Banquet 2; Jr. Marshal 3; Sec. Treas. of Jr. Class; Sec. of Senior Class; Most Athletic Girl. Hobby: Playing basketball. Future Plans: College. CAROL LEE DAVES “Carol” Motto: Not to put off till tomorrow what you can do today. Activities: Home Ec. Club 1, 2, 3, 4. Hobby: Listening to the radio. Future Plans: Work. FRED PALMER DEAL “Fred,” Motto: I am ready. Activities: F. F. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. Hobby: Hunting. Future Plans: Army. BETTY JANE DEHART “Grady” Motto: Who faints not achieves. Activities: Sports Club 1, 2; Backache Club 3, 4. Hobby: Reading. Future Plans: Nursing. MARK ROY DEITZ “Killer” Motto: Walk softly. Activities: Backache Club 1; Business Club 3, 4; Sports Club 4. Hobby: Hunting and fishing. Future Plans: Work. ANNIE ELIZABETH DILLS Ann Motto: Friendliness today means friends tomor¬ row. Activities: Home Ec. Club 1, 2, Treas. 3, Pres. 4. Hobby: Talking and collecting picture post cards. Future Plans: Beautician. JERRY FOUTS DILLS t ace Motto: Never hit a cripple or argue with a fool. Activities: Backache Club 1, 2. Hobby: Hunting, fishing and resting. Future Plans: Navy. LAX JUNIOR DILLS “ Nooner” .lotto: That’s the chance you take. Activities: Letter Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Sports Club 2; Football Mgr. 1; Football 1, 2, 3, 4. Hobby: Courting. Future Plans: Undecided. WILLIAM DONALD DINNES “Sweet William” Motto: I came, I saw, I conquered. Activities: Golf Club 2, 3, 4; Football 3, 4; Letter Club 4; Language Club 2, 3; Most Handsome. Hobby: Courting. Future Plans: College. CHARLES HUGH DOWDLE “Hub” Motto: Crass non Hodie—Tomorrow, not today. Activities: Backache Club 1; Science Club 2; Chorus 2, 3; Band 3; Dance Team 3, 4. Hobby: Hunting, fishing and making Hill Billy music. Future Plans: Work. THAD ROBERT DOWDLE “Happy” Motto: Whoso would be a man must be a nonconformist. Activities: Chorus 2; Served Jr. Sr. Banquet 2; Jr. Marshal 3; Beta Club 4. Hobby: Horseback riding. Future Plans: College. RICHARD L. DRYMAN “Ricardo” Motto: A guilty conscience needs no accuser. Activities: Band 1, 2, 3, 4; Chorus 1, 2, 3; Language Club 3, 4; Journal Club 4; Boys Glee Club 1, 2, 3; Western Division All- State Band 2; Science Club 1; V.-Pres. Band 2; Dance Team 3, 4. Hobby: Cigarettes, whisky and wild, wild wom¬ en. Future Plans: U. N. C. BARBARA ANN EDWARDS “Bob” Motto: Tout bien ou rien (All good or noth¬ ing). Activities: F. B. L. A. Club 3, 4; Treas. 4; Dra¬ matics Club 1, 2. Hobby: Movies and reading. Future Plans: Business College. RUTH CAROLYN EDWARDS “Ruthie” Motto: Hold fast to that which is good. Activities: Crafts Club 1; Served at Jr. Sr. Banquet 2; Vice-Pres. of Home Ec. Club 3; Jr. Marshal 3; Beta Club 3, 4; F. H. A. 4; Most Studious Girl. Hobby: Reading and talking. Future Plans: Secretary or telephone operator. SENIOR STATISTICS JOHN BENJAMIN EDWARDS “Ben” Motto: If you are always there early you will never be late. Activities: Football 2; Monogram Club 2, 3, 4; Language Club 3, 4; Beta Club 3, 4; Presi¬ dent 4; Served at Jr. Sr. Banquet 2; Most Likely to Succeed. Hobby: Scouting and camping. Future Plans: Undecided. NANCY NAOMI ELLIOTT “Little-un” Motto: Why worry, it’ll happen anyway. Activities: Dramatics Club 1, 2, 3; Home Ec. Club 1, 2. Hobby: Loafing. Future Plans: Work or Business College. FRANCES MARLENE FOX “Blondie” Motto: Conduct and courage lead to honor. Activities: Home Ec. Club 1, 2, 4; 4-H Club 3. Hobby: Singing and cooking. Future Plans: College and secretarial work. DOLPHA D. FOUTS “Woody” Motto: 1 ain’t lazy, just dreaming. Activities: F. F. A. Club 1, 2; Sports Club 4; Leter Club 4; Basketball 3, 4. Hobby: Hunting and courting. Future Plans: Undecided. LELA JO GAILEY “Littlen” Motto: I’ve forgot more than you’ll ever know. Activities: Sports Club 2; Dramatics Club 3; Letter Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Cheerleader 1, 2, 3, 4; Home Ec. Club 1, 2; Most Popular Girl. Hobby: Piano. Future Plans: College. JOSEPH RICHARD GIBSON Motto: The first step is all the difficulty. Activities: F. F. A. Club 1, 2, 3, 4. Hobby: Reading. Future Plans: Work. GENE KENNETH GUFFEY “ Kenneth” Motto: Prest d’accamplir. Activities: Backache Club 1; Sports Club 2; Dramatics Club 3; Language Club 4; Neat¬ est Boy. Hobby: Hunting, fishing and courting. Future Plans: Indefinite. AGNES ELIZABETH GUYER “Shaggy” Motto: Make a new friend each day and you will always have plenty for a rainy day. Activities: Home Ec. Club 1, 2,; School Paper 3. Hobby: Reading. Future Plans: Work. WILLIAM L. HARPER, JR. “Bill Dooley” Motto: “Better late than never.” Activities: Basketball 2, 3, 4; Language Club 3, 4; F. F. A. Club 2; Pres. Wildlife Club 4; Science Club 1. Hobby: Hunting, fishing, and blondes. Future Plans: College. MAX TEAGUE HENDERSON “Bee Cum ” Motto: Eat, drink and be merry for tomorrow may be a school day. Activities: Annual Staff 3, 4; F. B. L. A. Club 3, 4; Science Club 1, 2; Band 1. Hobby: Photography. Future Plans: U. N. C. BETTY JEANNE HENSON “ Jeanne” Motto: Time cannot cheat true love. Activities: Home Ec. Club 1, 2; Sports Club 2; Beta Club 3, 4; Sec. Treas. of Beta Club 4; Language Club 3, V. P. 4; Business Club 3; Journal Club 4; Jr. Marshal 3; Mountain Echo Staff 4; Home Ec. 1, 2. Hobby: Reading, driving and cooking. Future Plans: College. COLBERT HENSON “Cob” Motto: Not by brawn, but by brains. Activities: F. F. A. Club 1, 2, 3, 4. Hobby: Hunting and fishing. Future Plans: Uncle Sam. DOYLE HENSON “ Dile ” Motto: You can’t beat the teachers. Activities: F. F. A. Club 1, 2, 3, 4. Hobby: Aggravating teachers, fishing and hunt¬ ing. Future Plans: College or Uncle’s Army. xMARILYN HENSON “Muggs” Motto: Look at the brighter side of life. Activities: F. H. A. Club 1, 2; Language Club 3, 4. Hobby: Collecting match books. Future Plans: College. MARILYN RUTH HIGDON “Butch” Motto: Not merely to exist, but to amount to something in life. Activities: F. B. L. A. Club 2, 3, 4; Home Ec. Club 1; Sec. F. B. L. A. Club 4. Hobby: Playing the piano. Future Plans: Business College. MARIALYN MONTEEN HOGSED “Marialyn” Motto: Push forward. Activities: Glee Club 1; Dramatics Club 2, 3; Business Club 4; F. T. A. Club 4. Hobby: Reading. Future Plans: Work. SENIOR STATISTICS JACKIE MARSHALL HOILMAN " Friday” Motto: Eat, drink and be merry for tomorrow Georgia may go dry. Activities: Letter Club 2, 3, 4; Sports Club 1; Smokers Club 1. Hobby: Hunting, fishing and shooting pool. Future Plans: Work for Sam. MAX LEON HOLLAND " Max” Motto: To the valiant heart, naught is impos¬ sible. Activities: Football 4; Dramatics Club 2; Lang¬ uage Club 2. Hobby: Hunting and fishing. Future Plans: College. SAMUEL LUTHER HOLLAND “ Climkudlehopper” Motto: Nevery worry about your station in life, someone will tell you where to get off. Activities: Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4; Science Club 1; Dramatics Club 2, 3, 4; Music 1, 2, 3, 4; Most talented boy. Hobby: Singing. Future Plans: Blantons Business College. CLYDE HOUSTON “ Squeaky ” Motto: Live for tonight. Activities: Backache Club 1, 2; Golf Club 3, 4. Hobby: Hunting and fishing. Future Plans: Navy. GARETH RANDAL HUGHES “Wormy” Motto: Always keep your mouth shut, then peo¬ ple won’t have to shut it for you. Activities: Football 2, 3, 4. Hobby: Fox hunting. Future Plans: Armed Services. MARIANNE JOHNSTON “Murry” Motto: Why be difficult when, with a little more effort you can be impossible. Activities: Letter Club 4; Dramatics Club 1, 2; Banquet Committee 3; Language Club 3, 4; Band 1, 2, 3; Cheerleader 4; Dance Team 4; Neatest Girl. Hobby: Max and eating. Future Plans: Mars Hill College. MARTHA BEATRICE JOHNSON " Bea” Motto: Out of school life into life’s school. Activities: Sports Club 1; F. H. A. 2, 3. Hobby: Piano. Future Plans: Work. MARY CAROLINE JOHNSON " Murry” Motto: Speech is silver, silence is gold. Activities: Music Club 1; F. H. A. Club 2, 3. Hobby: Sewing. Future Plans: Undecided. BETTY JANE KEENER “B. jr Motto: Don’t say go, go thyself. Activities: F. H. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. Hobby: Sewing and collecting stamps. Future Plans: College and beautician. MARGIE WILVAN KIMSEY “ Margie ” Motto: Follow your heart. Sports Club 2; Activities: Home Ec. Club 1, 3; Sports Club 2; Science Club 4; Best Sport. Hobby: Reading and writing to Bill. Future Plans: Decided. HAROLD WAYNE LEDFORD " Wayne” Motto: Work makes the workman, work, wait, win. Activities: F. FT A. 1, 2, 3, 4. Hobby: Sports. Future Plans: Work. HATTIE SUE LEDFORD “Sue” Motto: Boldly and sincerely. Activities: Home Ec. Club 1; Sports Club 1, 2; Dramatics Club 4. Hobby: Traveling. Future Plans: Work. RAYMOND SAMUEL LEDFORD " Red” Motto: Better to see than to be seen. Activities: Sports Club 2; F. B. L. A. Club 3, 4; Beta Club 3, 4; V. P. of Soph. Class; Pres, of Jr. Class; Pres, of Sr. Class; Foot¬ ball 4. Hobby: Sports, hunting and fishing. Future Plans: Business School. ARTHUR EUGENE MASHBURN Gene Motto: I ain’t slaving for nobody. Activities: Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Football Capt. 4; F. F. A. 1, 2, 3, 4; Most Atheletic Boy. Hobby: Sleeping and hunting. Future Plans: Undecided. BOBBY PICKETT MARSHALL “Long John” Motto: Live and let live. Activities: Baseball 2, 4. Hobby: Working on cars. Future Plans: Meat Cutter. NANCY JANE McCOLLUM " Nancy” Motto: Smile and lend a helping hand. Activities: Band 1, 2, 3, 4; Band Pres. 4; Band Librarian 3; Dramatics Club 1; Glee Club 2; Chorus 1, 2; Language Club 3, 4. Hobby: Meeting people and singing. Future Plans: College. CARLTON EUGENE McDONALD “Gene” Motto: Be yourself. Activities: F. B. L. A. Club 4; Business Club 3; F. F. A. 1, 2. Hobby: Hunting, fishing and sleeping. Future Plans: Work. SENIOR STATISTICS HOLLAND McSWAIN, JR. “V inie” Motto: Get hot or go home. Activities: Served at Jr. Sr. Banquet; Chief Marshal 3; Beta Club 3, 4; Vice-Pres. of Beta Club 4; Band 2, 3, 4; Band Treas. 3; Chorus 2, 3; First Place in Biology at Field; Most Studious Boy. Hobby: Music, reading and chess. Future Plans: College and ministry. FREDA KATHERINE MOORE “Pete” Motto: Spectemur Agendo—Let us be judged by bur deeds. Activities: F. B. L. A. 3, 4; Vice-President of F. B. L. A. 4; Home Ec. Club 1, 2; Hap¬ piest Girl. Hobby: Playing piano. Future Plans: Business College. MILDRED MARIE MORGAN “Murry” Motto: So live that when you lose you are still ahead. Activities: Basketball 1; Glee Club 1; Science Club 2, 3; Spirts Club 4. Hobby: Eating and courting. Future Plans: Uncertain. ROBERT MAX MORGAN “Rose” Motto: Forget the past and look to the future. Activities: F. F. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. Hobby: Hunting. Future Plans: College. DWIGHT WILBUR NORRIS “Poss” Motto: Never start anything unles you’re going to finish it. Activities: F. F. A. 1, 2; Business 3, 4. Hobby; Fishing. Future Plans: Mechanics. JOSEPH ALLEN PATTON “Bowly” Motto: Have fun while you are young. Activities: Backache Club 1; Sports Club 2; Letter Club 3, 4. Hobby: Swimming. Future Plans: Undecided. MAXINE HELEN PEEK “Mac” Motto: Stand fast. Activities: Home Ec. 1, 2, 3, 4. Hobby: Riding in a blue Chevrolet. Future Plans: Undecided. CHARLES IVAN PICKENS “ Pickle ” Motto: Great men die; I’m feeling bad. Activities: F. F. A. 1, 2, 3, 4; Basketball 2. Hobby: Hunting. Future Plans: Undecided. JAMES CONRAD POTTS “ Connie ” Motto: Fant que je puis. As much as I can. Activities: Football Mgr. 1, 2; Sports Club 1, 2; Monogram Club 3, Pres. 4; Football 4; Language Club 4; Best Personality Boy. Hobby: Hunting and fishing and no work. Future Plans: Undecided. LAWRENCE HOWARD ROGERS “Lawrence” Motto: Love them now while they are still young. Activities: Sports Club 1; Business Club 2. Hobby: Making old things new. Future Plans: Working. BETTY JO ROPER “Up” Motto: Art requires a whole man. Activities: Sports Club 1, 2; F. B. L. A. Club 3, 4. Hobby: Driving. Future Plans: JAMES PAUL ROPER “Big Paul Motto: Footprints were never left in the sands of time by setting down. Activities: Chorus 1; Music Club 1; Dramatics Club 2; V.-Pres. of Business Club 3; F. B. L. A. Club 4. Hobby: Eating. Future Plans: College ROGER LEE SEAY “ Rog” Motto: To be rather than to seem. Activities: Football 2, 3, 4; Backache Club 2; Pres, of Science Club 3; Student Council 4; Baseball 3, 4; Most Popular Boy. Hobby: Sports. Future Plans: College. JIMMIE RUTH SHERRILL “ Jabbo ” Motto: I ain’t talking. Activities: Sports Club 2; Dramatics Club 3; Served Jr. Sr. Banquet 2. Hobby: Collecting pictures. Future Plans: Undecided. JOYCE LORETTA SHOOK “Joy” Motto: Do your work with a smile. Activities: Home Ec. Club 1, 3, 4; Sports Club 2 . Hobby: Needle work. Future Plans: Housewife. CARMEN CARLENE SORRELLS “Doc” Motto: Live, labor, learn. Activities: 4-H Club 1; Served Jr. Sr. Ban¬ quet 2; Beta Club 3, 4; Language Club 3, 4; Journal Club 3; Jr. Marshal 3; Chorus 3; Band 3; Annual Staff 3; Editor of An¬ nual 4; Student Council 4; Girls State 3; Most Likely to Succeed girl. Hobby: Drawing. Future Plans: College. MARGARET MARIE SORRELLS “Dib” Motto: It can be done. Activities: Home Ec. Club 1, 2, 3, 4. Hobby: Embroidering. Future Plans: Beautician. SENIOR STATISTICS PAUL MITCHELL SORRELLS “Sorry-ells” Motto: Today is the tomorrow I worried about yesteraay, wny worry. Activities: Vice-Pres. of Jr. Class; Pres, of Jr. Business Club 3; Beta Club 3, 4; Vice- Pres. of Sr. Class. Hobby: Beading. Future Plans: College. WAYNE HOWARD STEWART “Runt” Motto: Never get discouraged, it took Noah 600 years to build an ark. Activities: Football 1; 2, 3, Co-Capt. 4; F. F. A. 1, 2, 3, 4; Best all around boy. Hobby: Hunting and shooting pool. Future Plans: Undecided. CHARLES JERRY SUTTON “Slewfoot” Moto: You can’t keep a good man from making progress. Activities: F. F. A. 1, 2, 3, 4; Letter Club 4; Baseball 2, 3, 4. Hobby: Hunting and outdoor life. Future Plans: College. JAMES WYMER TALLENT “Jim” Motto: Forte el fidele. Strong and faithful. Activities: F. B. L. A. Club 3, 4. Hobby: Hunting and fishing. Future Plans: Undecided. KONDA IRIS TEAGUE “Connie” Motto: Where there’s a will, there’s a way. Activities: Student Council 4; Home Ec. Club 2, 3; 4-H Club 4; Science Club 4; Glee Club 1. Hobby: Cooking. Future Plans: College. VICTOR NEVILLE TEAGUE “Vic” Motto: Don’t do today what you can put off until tomorrow. Activities: Sec. of F. F. A. 3, 4; Baseball 2, 3, 4; Football 4; Basketball 4. Hobby: Sports. Future Plans: College. MARY ' NELL THOMPSON “Murry” Motto: The best days are yet to come. There. Activities: Basketball; F. H. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. Hobby: Traveling. Future Plans: Housewife. WILLIAM H. WALDROOP Motto: Do or don’t, I dont care. Activities: Football 2, 3, 4; Letter Club 2, 3, 4. Hobby Hunting and fishing. Future Plans: Undecided. JAMES HENRY WEBB “ Jimmie ” Motto: Keep ourselves loyal to truth. Activities: F. F. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. Hobby: Hunting and fishing. Future Plans: R. O. T. C. College. MARY SUE WELCH “Murk” Motto: Do not say go, but go thyself. Activities: Home Ec. Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Sports Club 1. Hobby: Riding in a two-tone Plymouth. Future Plans: Working. NORMA JEAN WELCH “Normal” Motto: Say it with music. Activities: Band 1, 2, 3, 4; Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4; Beta Club 3, 4; Choral Clinic 3; Jr. Mar- Dramatics Club 1, 2; Language Club 3, 4; shal 3; Most talented girl. Hobby: Music. Future Plans: W. C. C. EARL JACOB WILLIAMS “Earl” Motto: Live and learn, die and forget it all. Activities: F. F. A. Club 1, 2, 3, 4. Hobby: Hunting and fishing. Future Plans: College. RAY ALLEN WILLIAMS “Willie” Motto: Eat, drink and be merry for tomorrow you may die. Activities: F. F. A. Club 1, 2, 3, 4. Hobby: Eating, sleeping and being merry. Future Plans: College. CHARLES NEVILLE WOOTEN “Jerk” Motto: Experience is the best teacher. Activities: Vice-Pres. of Science Club 2, 3. Hobby: Hunting. Future Plans: Work. CLIFTON LEE YOUNG “Chip” Activities: F. F. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. Motto: An apple a day will keep the doctor away. Hobby: Hunting and hshing. Future Plans: Probably nothing. LESTER RAY YOUNG “Arab” Motto: Say what you believe; believe what you say. Activities: Backache Club 2; Sports Club 3, 4. Hobby: Playing pool. Future Plans: Undecided. WILLIAM GRANT ZICKGRAF “Zig” Motto: Life’s not hard, it’s just your attitude. Activities: Jr. Marshal 3; Safety Patrol 4; For¬ eign Language Club 2, 3, 4; Dramatics Club 1, 2, 4; Chorus 1, 2, 3; Band 1, 2, 3, 4; V. 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