George Washington Carver Regional High School - Hawk Yearbook (Culpeper, VA)

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George " Washington Carver Regional High Sch ool CLASS OF 1956 BOOK George Waskington Carver Alumni Association P.0. Box 547 Lanham, MD 20703-0547 Copyright(C)1995 by GWCAA i TAIIAffdRO George ' W ashiiigion Carver Regional Higk S cliool CLASS OF 1956 George WasWgton Carver Alumni Association P.0. Box 547 Lankam, MD 20703-0547 Copy right(C) 1995 by GWCAA v K • 1-n Afnri-Vi. v J UAf ‘ t « t K ’.-ivcV K ' DEDICATION We, the members of the graduating class of 1956, wish most sincerely to dedicate our year book to our two sponsors, Mrs. Viola P. Blair and Mr. Calvin H. Finlay, who have worked hard and put forth great effort to guide us through our last years of high school. We wish to dedicate this book to them as a small token of our appreciation-this book we, with their help, have composed. We wish to dedicate this book to Mr. Finlay because he has been with us throughout our high school career. He has taught us and guided us through those trying years. We wish to dedicate it to Mrs. Blair because she, too, has helped us and guided us when we needed guidance, giving us understand- ing when it was needed and stood by us these last two years of high school life. To both of them we wish the best of every thing to come and we like to think that in the long life of their teaching ca- reers they will pick up the “Hawk” of 56 and pleasant mem- ories of the Eighth Graders of 51 and the Seniors of ’56 will unfold before them, causing them to say: “They climbed though the road was rugged, and may peace and prosperity be with each of them. ” So, may we now in dedicating this book to them, Mrs. Blair and Mr. Finlay, say, “Good luck to both of you. ” YEARBOOK STAFF YEARBOOK STAFF Alvin Brown Business Manager Martha Harris Circulating Managers Earline Daniels Dolores Bridgett Virginia Carpenter Mary Ellis Laura Watson Frances Wise Gertrude Willis Mary Johnson Margaret Brown Eva Taliaferro Rosie Wise Deloyd Avery Typists Helen Vincent Mattie Hill Mary Carpenter Annette Jackson Lottie Goodlan Warren Spottswood Feature Writers Gene Brown Editor-in-Chief TO THE CLASS OF 1956 Dear Friends, It is surely a pleasure to congratulate you! The very first class from this institution to achieve the honor of completing the entire five years! You have mastered our 12th grade, and now you are undoubtedly looking for " New Worlds” to conquer. How do you plan to succeed in the new challenges that we must send you out to meet? We wish that you may be found very faithful, capable, and courageous. Whether your des- tination leads through college halls or immedi- ately into the world of jobs and wages, may you be found valiant. I have just one other wish for the class of 1956. May you prove your gratitude for all the gifts and opportunities that you may receive. Devotedly yours, Carrie W. Michie Assistant Principal It is with pleasure and a great deal of pride that I have the opportunity and special privilege of expressing to you, the members of the class of 1956, my sincere wishes for a happy, fruitful and healthy life. You, as mem- bers of a senior class, will be moving into a more mature life which will demand far more of you than that to which you have been accli- mated. Therefore, I suggest and advise that you continue to study and be as good at your future tasks as your individual abilities permit. Our society is extremely complex today; therefore, it is advisable to be flexible in thought and learn to adjust yourselves to dif- ferent situations in a changing world. I am grateful for all the good you have done for the school during your enrollment here. Further, I wish to express my appre- ciation to the many individuals who have intel- ligently and devotedly assisted in preparing you for a new horizon. r TO THE CLASS OF 1956 My dear Friends, Very sincerely yours, Harvey A. Fleshmfbn Principal .v FACULTY MRS. MARION J. ANGLIN, A. B, English St. Augustine ' s College MISS DORIS L. BARRETT, English, Speech and Dramatics Southern University MRS. VIOLA P. BLAIR English Virginia State College MR. JOHN D. BREWINGTON, B. S, Physical and Health Education Hampton Institute MR. CLARENCE J. COMPTON, B. S, Industrial Arts St. Paul ' s Polytechnic Institute MRS. ELIZA CUNNINGHAM, A. B. English Virginia Union University MR. CALVIN H. FINLAY, B. S. American History St. Paul ' s Polytechnic Institute MRS. NANCY S. FINLAY, B. S, Physical and Health Education Morgan State College MRS. STELLA FLESHMON, B. S. , M. S, Home Economics Virginia State College MR. FREDERICK I. HAWKINS, A. B. Government, Economics, World History Livingstone College, New York f University 9 } FACULTY MRS. FRANCES Mathematics Virginia Union Uni University versity, New York MISS MARY HUNTER B S Mathematics St. Paul ' s Polytechnis Institute MR. J. HERMAN Science St. Augustine ' s Col KEARNEY MRS. MAZIE H Librarian Virginia State Col LASSITER MR. JAMES MAILEY Physical Education Tennessee State Collet MISS ALVIS English Virginia State MEALY, A. B MRS. CARRIE W MICHTF a Mathematics MICHIE, A. I Virginia State College ' MR. FREDERICK W NICHOT aq . rffecational Agriculture ICHOLAS - Virginia State College MUSIC ED MISS ALEASE Science Virginia State ( B. S. . v ». .. . i yncA faculty members not shown- JOHNSON, A. B. , Howard University, Georaphy, History A NGTON, b.S., Virginia State College, Home Economics Business Math atics 0 ’ B ' S ' ’ Vlr ® lma State College, General Business, OTHER EMPLOYEES JVIRS. RUTH W. MARSHALL Cafeteria Manager MISS WILLIAM LEWIS pustodian ia MR. HARRY I D WILLIAMS, B. S. Mathematics Coaching Savannah State College MISS LOUISE TAYLOR A. B. English, French Virginia Union University MRS. ELEANOR THOMPSON _ MRS. ELLA Music, Art - Chemistry, Biology General Science I ' ! Hampton Institute Hampton Institute M. TOMLINSOM MISS KATHERINE WHITE, B. S. -yping. Business Bookkeeping St. Paul ' s Polytechnic Institute SENIORS OF MARY J. BECK Nickname: “Chic” County: Culpeper Ambition: To be a Nurse Hobby: Sports Activities: Band, Choir, Basketball, “Miss Carver” Nickname: " Lloyd” County: Orange Ambition: To be a Secretary Hobby: R B Records Activities: Library Club, F. B. L. A. Clut Yearbook Staff Nickname: “Bobb? County: Madison Ambition: To be a Bricklayer Hobby: Singing Activity: Baseball MARGO A. BROCK Nickname: “Shorty County: Culpeper Ambition: To be a Radio Announcer Hobby: Driving Activity: Library Club Nickname s ‘Dizzy” County: Rappahannoi Ambition: To be a Nurse Hobby: Dancing Activities: Leading Majorette, Modern Dance, Yearbook Staff HUMBLE TO DO ANYTHING EXCITING TOO MEEK AND GENE A. BROWN MARGARET S BROWN ALVIN J. BROWN Nickname: “Prof’ County: Orange Ambition: To be a Civil Engineer Hobby: Music Activities: Band, Carver Flash, Yearbook Staff " ) Nickname: “Al” County: Orange Ambition: Engineering Hobby: Building Activities: Patrol, Camera Club, Handi- craft, Yearbook Staff Nickname: “Puggie” County: Rappahannock Ambition: To be a Nurse Hobby: Sewing Activities: Dramatics, N. H. A. MARY E. CARPENTER VIRGINIA E. CARPENTER MARY E. DADE Nickname: “Eve” County: Madison Ambition: To be a Secretary Hobby: Reading Activity: Handicraft Nickname: “E” County: Madison Ambition: To own a Sewing Shop Hobby: Sewing Activities: Handicraft Cheerleader, Choir Nickname: “Gin” County: Culpeper Ambition: To be a Secretary Hobby: Dancing, Band Activities: Band, Yearbook Staff STARTED PARTICIPATION ACTIVELY IN SCHOOL LIFE- WARNER D. EDWARDS EARLENE W. DANIELS Nickname: “Pee Wee” County: Orange Ambition: To be a Dress Designer Hobby: Sewing Activities: Handi- craft, N. H. A. MARY L. ELLIS Nickname: “Peaches” County: Orange Ambition: To be a Lawyer Hobby: Reading Activities: N. H. A. , Dramatics, Handi- craft, Yearbook Staff Nickname: “Legs” County: Rappahannock Ambition: To be a Pilot Hobby: Farming Activities: Basketball, Football » ■ MARILYN V. FERGUSON Nickname: “Val” County: Culpeper Ambition: To do Business Work Hobby: Music Activity: Yearbook Staff Nickname: “Doc” County: Orange Ambition: To be a Lawyer Hobby: Music Activities: Library, Baseball JAMES FINKS Nickname: “Jimmie” County: Madison Ambition: To be a Doctor Hobby: Collecting Stamps Activities: N. F. A. , Handicraft beginning of the football team-1951 Ambition; To be a Stenographer Hobby: Dating Activities: Basket- ball, Patrol VELMA JOHNSON Nickname: “Vel” County: Orange Ambition: To be a Typist Hobby: Movies Activities: Dramatics, Yearbook Staff MARY M. JOHNSON KENNETH L, JACKSON. . Nickname: “Jo” County: Rappahannock Ambition: To be a Dancer Hobby: Dancing Activities: Modern Dance, Yearbook Staff [ Nickname: “Ken County: Culpeper Ambition: To be a Musician Hobby: Music Activity: Band IRMESHEN G. JORDAN GENEVA J. LEWIS Nickname: “Meddie” County: Rappahannock Ambition: To be a Secretary Hobby: Dancing Activities: Camera Club, Modern Dance Nickname: “Gen” County: Orange Ambition: To be a Singer Hobby: Singing Activity: Yearbook Staff Nickname: “Mae” County: Orange Ambition: To be a Nurse Hobby: Reading Activities: Carver Flash, Dramatics Nickname: “Reu” County: Orange Ambition: To be a Radio and TV T echnician Hobby: Photography Activities: Science, Camera Club Nickname: “Chic” County: Culpeper Ambition: To be a Secretary Hobby: Dancing Activity: Yearbook Staff GEORGE R. LOVE CHARLES A. MILLS CHARLOTTE NIXON Nickname: “Jo” County: Culpeper Ambition: To be another Bob Lemon Hobby: Flirting Activities: Baseball, Football Nickname: “Al” County: Madison Ambition: To be a Football Star Hobby: Sports Activities: Choir, Football Nickname: “Tiny” County: Orange Ambition: To be a Nurse Hobby: Reading Activity: Yearbook Staff A SUCCESSFUL PROM 19 54 DEKOVEN L. PORTER Nickname: “Rev. “ County: Orange Ambition: To be a Minister Hobby: Reading Activity: Yearbook Staff TT ' " LUCY J. RANDOLPH WARREN T. SPOTTSWOOD Nickname: “Lee” County: Culpeper Ambition: To get Married Hobby: Reading Activity: Library Club Nickname: “Baldy” County: ' Madison Ambition: To be a . Musician Hobby: Music Activities: Dramatics, Band, Handicraft EVA M. TALIAFERRO Nickname: “Milk” County: Madison Ambition: To be a Policewoman Hobby: Collecting R B Records Activities: N. H. A. , Varsity Club, Year- book Staff HELEN M. VINCENT County: G lpeper Ambition: To get Married Hobby: Sports Activities: Band, Pep Club MISS CARVER OF " -5 5” FROM OUR CLASS LAURA E. WATSON V JAMES E. WHITE FREDDIE G. WILLIAMS Nickname: “Lilac” County: Culpeper Ambition: To be a Nurse Hobby: Reading Activities: Yearbook Staff, N. H. A. Nickname: “Jimmie” County: Culpeper Ambition: To be a Doctor Hobby: Reading Activity: Patrol Nickname: “Frog” County: Culpeper Ambition: To be a Farmer Hobby: Farming Activity: N. F. A. v ’ GERTRUDE V. WILLIS Nickname: " Honey” County: Orange Ambition: To be a Nurse Hobby: Reading Activities: Yearbook Staff, Carver Flash, Dramatics FRANCES J. WISE Nickname: “Frankie” County: Culpeper Ambition: To be a Nurse Hobby: Sewing Activities: Yearbook Staff, Modern Dance ROSIE E. WISE Nickname: County: Culpeper Ambition: To be a P. E. Teacher Hobby: Collecting Baseball Stars’ Pictures Activities: N. H. A. Pep Club, Staff ' r a MEASUREMENTS Fj RINGS Nickname: “Ed” County: Madison Ambition: To be a Mus- ician. Hobby: Sports Activities: Band, N. F. A. , Patrol. SENIORS NOT SHOWN: Marion R. Hughes Ora L. Wallace CLEARENCE YEAGER Nickname: “Red” County: Madison Ambition: To be a Commercial Artist. Hobby: Drawing Activity: Choir In the wide arena of the world failure and success are not accidents as we so frequently suppose, but the strictest jus- tice. If you do your fair day’s work, you are certain to get your fair day’s wage in praise or pudding, whichever happens to suit your taste. . . .Alexander Smith THE CLASS HISTORY ’ 51-’56 On an exhilarating day in September in the year of fifty-one, approxi- mately ninety-six girls and seventy-four boys entered the doors of Carver from the four respective counties: Orange, Madison, Culpeper and Rappa- hannock. We, the one hundred and seventy eager students just out of ele- mentary school and with the glorious feeling of summer still lingering in our system began our first sober and solid era of high school life. Because of our eagerness and intelligence, it wasn’t very difficult for us to settle down and become adjusted to the never-ending study and concentration that is yet required of our eager yound minds. The many rules and customs that were new to us will never be forgott- en. Our class was the first to begin the five-year plan, and during our first year we were classified as Underclassmen. Our sponsors, Mr. C. H. Fin- lay, Mr. O. W. Thomas, Mrs. S. B. Mason, and Mrs. Eva Jackson, were very cooperative and showed much patience toward us in overcoming our many obstacles during our eighth grade year. The term of fifty-one passed quickly and we began our Freshman or first year in high school realizing then we had to buckle down to work. Our sponsors were Mr. C. H. Finlay, Mr. O. W. Thomas, Mrs. S. B. Mason, and Miss K. Tasker. During our Freshman year our class was well represented in the var- ious activities, such as Band, Pep Club, Majorette Club, Handicraft Club, Dramatics, Choir, Girls’ and Boys’ Varsity team. Camera Club, New Farm- ers of America, New Homemakers of America, Patrol System, both school and bus. Science Club, Needle Club, Library Club, Baseball, Softball and Football Teams. A year of pleasure and hard work was the Sophomore year. During this year we were sponsored by Mr. C. H. Finlay, Mr. O. W. Thomas and Mr. S. B. Newton. For the first time, we, the Sophomores were allowed to attend the Junior-Senior Prom, a big affair sponsored by the everworking Juniors. Our boys showed excellency in the Intramural Basketball tournament that year. Because of the decrease in our-number of fellow students whom we had lost along the wayside, we had only two homerooms, which were sponsored by Mr. C. H. Finlay and Mrs. V. P. Blair, respectively. This memorable year will always linger in our minds because of the great excitement of spon- soring the Junior-Senior Prom, which required great effort and patience on the part of the Juniors and sponsors. Our Senior year will always be remembered because of the hard work and pleasure shared by each of us. Fortunate are we to have Mr. C. H. Fin- lay and Mrs. V. P. Blair as our sponsors again. Nearing the completion of our high school education, we have high an- ticipations of becoming the leaders of tomorrow. We sincerely think that we have done our utmost in achieving a portion of our goal, and we are striving to forge ahead in the future. Martha Harris Laura Watson CLASS PROPHECY The Crystal Ball reveals what our classmates will be doing ten years from now. Margaret Brown has just received her divorce from Warner Edwards, the center for the Harlem Globetrotters, and is residing in New Jersey, where she is part owner of an exclusive Dress Shoppe along with Earline Daniels. Charles Mills has finally been persauded by Mary E. Carpenter to say “I Do. ” The big question in Charles’ mind is, " How did I ever get into this? ?” Rosie Wise is now teaching Physical Education at Boogie High School, Roos- ter Tail, Connecticut. The majority of her students are the children of Vel- ma Johnson. Virginia Carpenter has given up her career of Business and is on tour with her husband, Ricky, who is the leader of the Five Pilgrims Quartette. William Greene and Alvin Ellis are owner of the " Weed” Cigarette factory in North Carolina. (No profit has been made due to the fact that Alvin makes them, and Greene smokes them.) .Louise Jackson, the Physical Education major, is now teaching her " Jackson Pivot” to her varsity team at Carver. Do you have a toothache, earache, backache, or nose trouble? If so, run, don’t walk, to Dr. Mary Beck’s office, Moosecall, Alabama. Charlotte Nixon is working as her nurse. Together they guarantee to get rid of any of these troubles within a week. Gorge Love is pitching for the Brooklyn Dodgers along with James White. George’s greatest pleasure came when he struck out Freddie Braxton, catcher of the Milwaukee Braves. Eva Taliaferro is now captain of the Metropolitan Women Police. Frances Wise is her private secretary. Kenneth Jackson, Warren Spottswood, Gene Brown, and Edward Wormley are being featured for the tenth consecutive week at the fabulous Zanzibar Club in Buffalo. Hattie Gray, head nurse of Mercy Hospital, Philadephia, Penn., has chosen Dolores Bridgett as her assistant. Gertrude Willis’ private secretary at Glen Hall, West Virginia, is Mattie Hill. Deloyd Avery is now modeling at the Tall Apparel Shop owned and operated by Mary Ellis. Rev. DeKoven Porter has added two new members, Margo Brock and Geneva Green, to his Church in Trenton, New Jersey. The art instructor of Morgan State College is none other than Alvin Brown. His wife, the former Laura Watson, is among the faculty as a Nursing Instructor. Teaching quietness to their three children are James Finks and Mable Lewis, of Good Hope, Canada. James Ward never did make his trip to Jamaica, New York. He is residing in Achsah on his turkey farm. Teaching basketball at Hookersville, Texas, is none other than Helen Vincent. The majority of her varsity team are children of Ora Lee Wallace. Marilyn Ferguson is the private secretary of Harold Arrington. Mary Dade is owner of a Crocheting Shoppe at Grassland, Oklahoma. At pre- sent she is crocheting a sweater for Reuben Lewis. Marion Hughes is en-route to Germany to meet her husband. Freddie Williams and Lucy Randolph own a five-hundred acre farm in Brown Cedar, Montana. Lottie Goodall is doing private bookkeeping for Robert Beasley in Pencilhead, Indiana. At the present Ruby Lightfoot is teaching neatness at Crowhill High School, in Rockhill, Missouri. Irmeshen Jordan is teaching Home Economics at Button Hall High School, in Dice City, Michigan. Most of the children belong to Mary Johnson. Martha Harris is now professor at Cortez Peters’ Bussiness School, in Wash- ington, D. C. Clarence Yeager is now in a fast trot and can’t stop. Geneva Lewis has won " Her Chance of a Lifetime’’ on " The Pinkey Lee Show. ’’ Crystal Ball Gazers Frances Wise Deloris Bridgett The Future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does. whoever he is. LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT We, the Seniors of 1955-56, being of sound mind, hereby bequeath this last will and testament. ARTICLE I To the faculty, we bequeath our solemn pledge to ever uphold our Alma Mater. ARTICLE II To our advisors, we bequeath the prayers of power and wisdom that they may continue to counsel and advise others as they have done for us. ARTICLE III To the Juniors, we wish to will a successful and happy year such as we have had. To the Sophomores, we wish to will them our ability to have a very successful prom. To the Freshmen, we wish to bestow upon you our well worn text books for your Senior studies. To the Eighth Grade, we wish to will to you our courage to go on and complete your five years here at Carver. ARTICLE IV To Mr. Finlay and Mrs. Blair, our thanks in making our Senior term a happy one. To Miss Taylor, a Senior Class that will remain in their seats. To Mr. Hawkins, a steel ruler to slam on the desk during his government classes. Ruby Lightfoot wills her ability to make good grades to Alberta Lightfoot. Mary Ellis wills to Joyce Lewis her ability to make an “A” in history and her office as Senior Class President to Arthur Jones. Earline Daniels wills her ability to match colors properly to Sylvia Vaughan and Elizabeth Walker. Martha Harris wills her leotard to Betty Spottswood. Louise Jackson wills to Barbara Taliaferro her ability to flirt. Ora Wallace wills her English book to Frances Wallace. Charles Mills wills his position on the football team to Jackie Taliaferro. Laura Watson wills her ability to keep striving until she reaches the right of achievement to Viola Robinson. Geneva Greene wills to June Johnson and Julia Warring her ability to play with the opposite sex and still don’t freeze. Margaret Brown wills her ability to keep a secret to Gloria Jett. Deloyd Avery and Marion Hughes will to Robert Dorsey a doll baby to play with in his classes. Mattie Hill wills to Bernice Jameson her boy friend John Hawkins. Mary Johnson wills her Shirley Temple curls to Virginia Jordan. Robert Beasley wills his front seat in Miss Taylor’s room to Gilbert Robinson. Marilyn Ferguson wills her seat in the nurse’s room to Lillie Mae Morton. Warren Spottswood wills his first trumpet position to Beverly Brown. Alvin Brown wills his ability to draw to Lawrence Beasley. Hattie Gray wills her ability to get along with others to her sisters Regina and Claudine. Gene Brown wills to W ' illiam Bowler his ability to do well in school. To all future Seniors we leave our hope that they will keep striving until their goal is reached. Margaret Brown Gertrude Willis WHO ' S WHO MOST POPULAR DOLORES BRIDGETT GENE BROWN MOST DIGNIFIED HATTIE GRAY ALVIN BROWN MOST SOPHISTICATED MARGARET BROWN EDWARD WORMLEY MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED LAURA WATSON ALVIN BROWN MOST RELIABLE FRANCES WISE ALVIN BROWN MOST TYPICAL EVA TALIAFERRO EDWARD WORMLEY MOST VERSATILE DOLORES BRIDGETT EDWARD WORMLEY BEST DRESSED EARLINE DANIELS FREDERICK BRAXTON NEATEST RUBY LIGHTFOOT ROBERT BEASLEY MOST COOPERATIVE MARGO BROCK ALVIN BROWN BEST LOOKING DELOYD AVERY WARREN SPOTTSWOOD SLOWEST MARGO BROCK WILLIAM GREENE QUIETEST MABLE LEWIS JAMES FINKS BEST ATHLETE HELEN VINCENT JAMES WARD CLASS BABIES VIRGINIA CARPENTER ALVIN ELLIS MOST TALKATIVE GERTRUDE WILLIS ALVIN ELLIS LOUDEST MATTIE HELL ALVIN ELLIS FRIENDLIEST ROSIE WISE ROBERT BEASLEY MOST IN LOVE MARY CARPENTER CHARLES MILLS BIGGEST FLIRT ■ANNETTE JACKSON CHARLES MILLS BIGGEST EATER MATTIE HILL GENE BROWN MOST MUSICAL MARY BECK WARREN SPOTTSWOOD 3 SPONSORS: Mrs. Tomlinson, Miss Barrett, Mrs. Anglin JUNIOR CLASS OFFICERS Novella Lewis President Arthur Jones Vice-President Bettie A. Grasty Secretary Barbara Clark . . . .Assistant Secretary Delois Perham Treasurer Morris Glasker Sergeant-at- Arms JUNIORS Novella Lewis President ■MMHMSn CLASS OFFICERS: Claudine Gray, President; Victoria Lee, Vice- President; Lucretia Jackson, Secretary; Shirley Clark, Assistant Secretary; John Hawkins, Treasurer. FRESHMEN SPONSORS: Miss Taylor, Mr. Johnson, Miss Scott, Mr. Mailey, Mrs. Thompson CLASS OFFICERS: Lucille Lee, President; Gwendolyn Kelly, Vice- President; Walter Ware, Secretary; Virginia Ruffner, Assistant Secretary; Mettress Murrill, Treasurer. CLASS OFFICERS: Viola Bailey, President; Josephine Bridgett, Vice-President; Dorthy Washington, Secretary. library club i ' dSi The purpose of the library club among students in the use of books and lihra 3 greater interest reading interests. d llbrar y service and to stimulat ing parties a " ordTn lo social activities by bay- OFFICERS Alberta Lightfoot . . Carolyn Lancaster . Carole Brown Mrs. M. H. Lassist er President Secretary Assistant Secretary Advisor XEW FARMERS OF AMERICA THE WILL TO WIN AND THE COURAGE TO WORK " active membeS anded Untl1 “ numbers some 1008 chapters anTae ■ ? he Johnson Chapter was orginized in October 194 he interest of farm boys in this area, this chapter has been rat, he top 9 chapters in the State of Virginia for the past 6 years. Due to among OFFICERS FOR THE CURRENT YEAR James Ferris . . William Carter. . Samuel Lee Mettres Murrill . Pembroke Washington John Strother Charles Shirley. Ernest Dinkins . . Willie Greene . . David Jackson .... F. W. Nicholas - • . President Vice-President • . . Secretary . . . Treasurer .... Reporter • • . Historian Partiamentarian - . . Watchman .... Chaplain . . Song Leader .... Advisor NEW HOME MAKERS OF AMERICA Claudine Gray, President; Shirley Brown ‘s‘p " dS,ungIon - UFFICERS: Secretary; Victoria Lee, Treasurer; Dorothv t Lucille Lee , Assista g Leaders; Laura Watson, Parliamentarian n ® ton ’ Evelyn Carpente THE CARVER FLASH EDITORIAL TAFI ettie j cjf f 1 ' 6 ' Miss Mea1 Miss Taylor Bowler, Associate Editor; Ollfe Murl n Madi son Co-Edito?s; Beatr Circulating Manager. E usine ss Manager; Mary Hoffrr INDUSTRIAL WORKERS’ CLUB “WORK AS THOUGH YOU ARE GOING TO LIVE FOR- EVER, AND LIVE AS THOUGH YOU ARE GOING TO DIE TODAY. ” The Industrial Workers’ Club was organized in October, 1955. Since that time, it has become a member of the state organization. One of the activities of which this organization is very proud, is the successful completion of various projects which appeared on exhi- bit in March at Hampton Institute. This exhibit is sponsored annually by the Industrial Workers’ Clubs of the state. OFFICERS James Nixon President Robert Johnson Vice-President Moses Humes Secretary McArthur Alexander Treasurer Mr. C. J. Compton, Jr Advisor MODERN DANCE GROUP SPONSOR: Mrs. N. S. Finlay Virginia Carpenter, Dolores Bridgett, Martha Harris, Rosie Wise Mary Johnson, Helen Vincent. GYMNASTIC GROUP SPONSOR: Mrs. N. S. Finlay Mary Beck, Sylvia Arrington, Hazel Colbert, Mary Johnson CHEERING SQUAD We cheer our boys’ and girls’ teams on to V-I-C-T-O-R-Y ! ! We’re from Carver High School, No one could be prouder. . . And if you don’t believe us. We’ll yell a little louder. CHEERLEADERS Virginia Williams Mattie Hill Gloria Dennis Moses Humes Catherine Brown Mary Carpenter Paul Jones SPONSOR Miss F. E. Dickerson MARCHING BAND The Carver Band is the pride of the four counties, and is support- ed solely by the parents of the counties. The band has always placed first, second or third in state and dis- trict festivals and parades. Since 19 52, under the direction of Mr. El- mer F. Sampson, the band has grown from fifteen members to seventy members. Membership in the Marching Band is the goal toward which every band member strives from the beginning of his instrumental training. Each member of this band knows that it is an honor and great oppor- tunity to be a member of this organization. Every member pursues the five-point course of study: 1. Full band experience 2. Sectional practice and instruction 3. Technic instruction 4. Solo playing 5. Chamber music playing BEGINNING BAND The Beginning Band is one of the largest beginning groups Carver has ever had. This band will act as a feeder to the Marching and Concert Band. MEMBERS Clarrissia Davis Mary Ruffner Paul Jones Journey Beasley Wallace Frye Edward Gordan John Jackson David Jackson Carroll White Robert Clore Louise Jackson Arlene Wallace Jackqueline Poles Virginia Young Shirley Turner Gwendolyn Kelley Ethel Lawson Gertrude Carter Hyland Robinson Peggie Orange William Ferguson Jeannette Johnson Muriel Frye Delbert Young Bernie Jones Joseph Williams Benjamin Williams Moses Humes Otis Ashton Donald Dade Richard Green William Cooper Pembroke Washington Joseph Boumbrey Leticia King Joseph Smith Lilliam Williams Henry Poindexter James Price John Hunter James Puller CHOIR The function of the choir is to give its members experience which will help them to grow musically. This includes a better understanding of fine music and a deeper and wiser love for it Confidence and skill are also developed here. Factors contributing are: the blending of voices, adjustment of tones, proper articulation, enunciation and the displaying of that skill and confidence. The expected outcome is to sirrg beautiful music with good taste an d much discrimination. This is a class in which both boys and girls learn to sing better in a group. CHOIR I Evelyn Ferguson Rayphiel Grayson Caroll Carpenter Betty Carter Morris Glasker Yvonne Newman OFFICERS PRESIDENT VICE-PRESIDENT SECRETARY TREASURER SERGEANT- AT- ARMS LIBRARIAN CHOIR II Christiana Banks Barbara Clarke Betty Grasty Evelyn Carpenter Hazel Colbert Audrey Gray PATROLS The patrols of Carver High School were organized in 1948 for the pur- pose of assisting the members of the Staff and the bus drivers in directing pupil traffic and keeping good order in the school and on the bus. The patrols help to distribute and collect tickets for many of the ac- tivities of the school. They serve as guides for visitors to the school and at all times can be relied upon for any duty to aid the school. In the future we plan to perfect our past duties and help establish rules and regulations that will be a benefit to Carver. Patrols are established in all high schools, and our schools are bene- fiting by their work. Director: Mr. J. H. Kearney Captains: Herman Glasker William Porter Harvard Brock Lieutenant: TRACK TEAM COACH: Mr. J. D. Brewington; TRAINER: Willie Jones, Benjamin Williams, Otis Ashton, James Ferris, Henry Smith. Effectiveness and efficiency of high school students should be de- veloped and maintained through a coordinated school-wide program which includes physical education experiences for all students. Supplementing instruction in physical activities, the Physical Ed- ucation Department attempts to provide, in spite of time limitations, opportunities for all boys and girls to participate in intramurals, com- petitive sports like baseball, basketball, football, softball, track and other recreational activities. So that all the educational value of interscholastic athletics may be secured for you, athletics here at Carver High School is adminis- tered and conducted by teachers in the Physical Education Department and other teachers who are primarily concerned about the welfare of participants. Our philosophy of physical education, which will take in athletics, as an integral part of the total education process, is a field of endeavor which has as its aim the development of physically, mentally, emotion- ally, and socially fit citizens through the medium of physical activities which have been selected with a view to realizing these outcomes. FOOTBALL SQUAD 1955 ?n TAIN: .! illiam Dennis; CO-CAPTAIN: George Love- COACH- Mr- TRAmFR f IST J , C0ACHES: Mr - Finlay and Mr. Compton TRAINERS: Isaiah Walker, William Greene and Powhatan Nelson. BASEBALL TEAM 1955 COACH: Mr. Williams; MANAGER: William Greene BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM ' 55-56 CO-CAPTAINS: William Dennis and James Ward COACH: Mr. J. D. Brewington; ASSISTANT COACH: Mr. J. A. Mailey GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM ' 55-56 CAPTAIN: Helen Vincent COACH: Mrs. N. S. Finlay; ASSISTANT COACH: Mrs. F. Y. Hooper PATRON’S LIST MRS. MARY DEANS MR. MRS. JAMES JORDAN MR. MRS. RANDEL MISS MARY LYLE MISS ALICE E. NIXON MRS. ELNORA BANKS MRS. ELIZABETH JACKSON MRS. MARIE JACOBS MRS. CLARA QUARLES MRS. ELVEA ROGERS MRS. MAY GOODWIN MRS. HELEN LEWIS MR. SAMMIE GOODWIN MR. ARNOLD PLASKETT MRS. SUSIE QUARLES MR. LUE STANLEY LEWIS MISS CONSTANCE HEMBREY MISS SHERRIL POINDEXTER MRS. DOROTHY BROWN THORPE MR. JAMES THORPE MRS. LILLIAN BROWN MR. JAMES BROWN MR. MRS. ROGERS FERGUSON MRS. NANNIE DADE MR. MRS. HARRY DOORES MR. MRS. ERNEST COTTOMS MRS. MABLE ROBINSON MISS SARAH SHEPPARD MRS. BESSIE CARTER MR. WILLIAM FERGUSON MR. MRS. GEORGE SETTLE MISS A. F. MEALY MISS FRANCIS E. DICKERSON MRS. F. Y. HOOPER MR. G. L. GOODMAN MISS L. V. TAYLOR MR. E. T. WHEELER MR. JOHN D. BREWINGTON JOSEPH SMITH MERVIN ROBINSON EDWARD MOORE MRS. 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