Mount Airy High School - Airmont Yearbook (Mount Airy, NC)

 - Class of 1958

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Ht$K« KHmtttH H g 9 10 11 O 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 72 1958 S, T o 15 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 a£ M.A.H.S. y c , r - s» PUBLISHED BY THE ANNUAL STAFF OF MOUNT AIRY HIGH SCHOOL Mount Airy, North Carolina Volume VII the 1958 A irmon t Pictures life at M. A. H. S. through the crowded, eventful months and presents. 2 With Pictures And Words We Record... This year at Mount Airy High School has given us many memories to savor and treasure forever. We hope this seventh edition of Airmont will help to recall these events of the school year—ex¬ citing or routine, happy or somber, but always memorable. Each student and teacher, every school day, and the classroom and extra-curricular activities have combined to make this truly a year to remember. From fall’s school opening excite¬ ment and glorious color . . . ' through winter’s mid-terms, chill, and snowy wonderland .... A Year To Remember 4 . . . to spring’s exquisite greens and flower pastels, and l commencement excitement . . . . photographers and editors work and plan to cover all possible happenings of our year. Vaughn Gwyn, Shannon Smith, and Ruby Hunter study the calendar of events. At Mount Airy High School 5 CLASS WORK, the cen¬ ter of our school year, furnishes the most meaningful of our memo¬ ries. PHIL SMITH and JIMMY PELL put final touches on the scenery before dress rehearsal of My Three Angels. 6 CAFETERIA MANAGER Mrs. Kate son serves Jimmy boyles, one ot approximately 800 students fed - in the school lunchroom. THE CHEERLEADERS GATHER for one of their many practice sessions. Annette Monday, Sue Carol Beasley, Anita Taylor, Crystal Belton, Linda Mills, Scherer James, Polly Kirkman, Judy Gardner, and Jane Merritt surround their chief, Yvonne Vaughn. ‘ L . . . 1 L J . yJB- 1 ry_ 11 4 itJ 0 Year Includes Work And Play 7 People, Places, And Activities To THE BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY furnishes us an always satisfying and relaxing place to drive, picnic, and enjoy the ever-chang¬ ing, ever-changeless beauty. SAM INMAN (right) talks to his publisher, Todd Taylor, through his secretary, Dink Caldwell, as the seniors stage their assembly play, Murder by Morning. AFTER AN INTERESTING day attending the N. C. Scholastic Press Institute at Chapel Hill, High Spots staff members and adviser meet to return home. Bonnie Sparger, Nancy Thomas, Verona Sechrist, Ruth Chilton, and Miss Holder gather around Liebchen. “LET ME SEE TOO!” exclaims Patsy Vogler to Judy Pierce and Mary Jo McHone, as they look at a copy of High Spots on their future freshman day visit to the high school. 8 Cherish CLASS ROUTINE is forgotten for a more glamorous and romantic side of school life - a formal dance. ATHLETIC PROGRAMS add color and excite¬ ment to our year, build physical and moral strength. 9 euicanon Last spring Mr. L. B. Pendergraph, superintendent of Mount Airy ' s Public Schools, and Dr. Moir S. Martin, chairman of the Mount Airy School Board, resigned from these positions after many years of faithful service. Mr. Pendergraph has been superintendent of the schools for the past thirty years; Dr. Martin, chairman of the school board for thirty- four years. During this time our community’s schools have grown and progressed, more than doubling in enrollment and increasing in value ten times, to $2,000,000. Educational opportunities have grown with enrollment and physical facilities. For their loyal ser¬ vice and many years of helpful guidance, we dedicate the 1958 Airmont to these two men - remembered in our year and through many generations of MAHS students - Mr. Pendergraph and Dr. Martin. DR. MARTIN and Mr. Pendergraph worked together for the advancement of the Mount Airy schools. MR. L. B. PENDERGRAPH Superintendent of Mount Airy City Schools 1927 - 1957 10 DR. MOIR S. MARTIN Chairman of Mount Airy School Board 1923 - 1957 Administration And Faculty School board, administrators, faculty, office and cafeteria workers—all work to provide the best possible school. Through their efforts our high school year has been filled with both happy memories and profitable experiences. MOUNT AIRY SCHOOL BOARD: (LEFT, BOTTOM TO TOP) Mr. A. M. Nelson, Mr. R. M. Smith, Mr. S. A. Hennis, Jr., Mr. W. L. Monday (RIGHT) Supt. B. H. Tharrington, Mr. Bowman George, Mr. Marion Burke (INSET) Mr. John Wolfe. TEACHERS OF THE Mount A iry system get together for an “exam¬ time” luncheon at the new Rockford Street School lunch room. 12 Our Year Sees Changes In (ABOVE) SUPERINTENDENT BRUCE H. THARRINGTON takes over the leadership of Mount Airy City Schools. (LEFT) PRINCIPAL H. M. FINCH presides at assembly. MR. ROBERT M. SMITH becomes new school board chairman. MR. BOWMAN GEORGE, new school board member, studies his copy of Airmont. Administration Of School System MOUNT AIRY SCHOOL AFFAIRS are always at her finger tips. Mrs. Lillian Johnson, secretary to the superintendent, files some more of the many papers she must keep track of. (BELOW) THOUGH RETIRED, Mr. L. B. Pendergraph remains with the Mount Airy schools this year as counsultant to the superintendent. (BELOW, LEFT) THE AD¬ MINISTRATION of the High School has been helped greatly by the addition of a secretary for the principal. Mrs. Anne Holyfield types a letter for Mr. Finch. (BELOW) THE CAFE¬ TERIA force--Mrs. Ima Thomas, Mrs. Salene Mox ley, Mrs. Lucy Beamer, Mrs. Kate Jackson, and Mrs. Mable Speight--prepare to serve the three lunch periods of busy students. Mr. Charlie Atkins Mathematics, Physical Education Mrs. Kate Barringer Hi story Mr. j. D. Bartley Commercial Mrs. Mary Boyles Commerci al Mrs. Margaret Draughn Commerci al Mr. Howard M. Finch Principal, Trigonometry Mrs. Maxine M. Hamilton Biology Miss Ada Haymore Latin In The Classroom And Out, Our The long hours of planning and conducting classes, grading and testing do not end a teacher’s work. Constant fund raising campaigns, duties, records, and make-ups for absentees cut heavily into faculty time. Out of school hours are often taken up supervising athletic and music events, practicing plays, advising publications, chaperoning dances and trips, or selling tickets at ball games. Teachers Work That We May Learn MR. ATKINS conducts varsity football. MRS. BARRINGER sponsors student council, is responsible for class night exer¬ cises, helps with transcripts and other senior activities. MR. BARTLEY works with cheerleaders. MRS. BOYLES heads the commercial department and placement of commercial students. MISS HAYMORE sponsors the Latin Club. The school news¬ paper is supervised by MISS HOLDER. Miss Eva Holder English, Journalism Mr. Charles Johnson Band, Chorus Mrs. Lavinia Mackie History, Spanish Mrs. Lorraine McKinney Science 17 Mr. Sam Moir Civics, Physical Education, Coach Mrs. Mary Neal English, Latin Mr. Arnold Ramey History, English, Geography Mr. Ray Reed Engl i sh Mr. Wallace Shelton English, Coach Mrs. Valeria Shuford Home Economics Mrs. Caroline Sydnor Mathemati cs Mi ss Jean Simpson Librarian They Are The Key Figures MR. JOHNSON co-sponsors, with MR. REED, the Hi-Y Club and, with band and chorus, furnishes entertainment for many local clubs as well as school affairs. MRS. MACKIE has charge of the many senior activities and sponsors the Spanish Club. MRS. McKINNEY is the freshman class sponsor. MR. MOIR coaches baseball and boys’ basketball. MRS. NEAL sponsors the junior class. MR. RAMEY coaches the senior play and responds to numerous calls for help. In Our Year To Remember MR. SHELTON coaches girls ' basketball and junior-high football. MRS. SHUFORD works with the FHA. MISS SIMPSON sponsors the annual. MRS. VERA THOMAS sponsors the sophomore class. MR. WILLIAMS heads programs for veterans’ and industrial workers’ classes. Miss Annie Thomas English, Guidance Mrs. Vera Thomas Mathemati cs Mr. George Williams Industrial Arts Mr. William L. Woodie Science, Mathematics 19 Homework help, class discussions, extra-curricular activities, athletics, gab sessions, parties--school experiences are tied up with the classmates who share them with us. The leaders and the followers, the brilliant and the not-so-bri 11 iant—all types of people enrich our lives and make our year unforgetable. " I WANT ONE of your pictures, too.” Martha Vaughn and Barbara Cheek ex¬ change school pictures and use the paper-cutter for trimming their collections to fit already bulging billfolds. 20 Seniors Conscious of the exalted position and of the wistful glances of underclassmen, seniors begin the long-awaited year happily. Studies and extra activities fill each week so full the months fly by. As graduation nears, happiness is tinged with some sadness. Though eager for the new experiences, each student knows life will never be just the same again. Each will remem¬ ber well this, his senior year. SENIOR CLASS OFFICERS June Smith - secretary Margaret Hiatt - vice-president Todd Taylor - treasurer Jim Baity - president CLASS NIGHT SPEAKERS -Jen Pruett, historian; Faye Sutphin, poet; Dink Caldwell, prophet; and Peggy Vogler, testator--prepare materials for commence¬ ment exercises. 22 Ronnie Alderman Allene Anderson Jimmy Baity Peggy Barber Belva Beck RONNIE ALDERMAN: Baseball 1,2,3,4; Hi-Y 4. ALLENE ANDERSON: Basketball 1,2; Tri-Hi-Y 3,4. JIMMY BAITY: Hi-Y 3,4; Basketball 1,2,3,4; Base¬ ball 1,2,3,4; Monogram Club 2,3,4; Student Council 4; Latin Club 2; Class vice-president 1, president 2,4; Mr. M. A. H. S. candidate 3; King of Hearts candidate 3; Candidate for student council president 3. PEGGY BARBER: Dayton High School 1,2; Stri ver s-Ba sketbal I 1,2; Glee Club 1,2,3,4; Tri-Hi-Y 3,4. BELVA BECK: F. H. A. 4. FAYE BENNETT: Spanish Club 2; Tri-Hi-Y 3,4; Basketball 1,2,4; Student Council 1. JERRY BEVER¬ LY: Glee Club 1,2; Hl-Y3,4. GILMER BLACKBURN: Football 1,2,3,4, co-captain 4; Monogram Club 2,3,4; Secretary 4; Spanish Club 4; Hi-Y 4. MICHAEL BLACKMON: Hi-Y 3,4; Spanish Club 3; Marshal 3; Most Studious Boy; Most Likely to Succeed 4. ALICE BLACKSTOCK: Tri-Hi-Y 3,4; Hall monitor 1. HELEN BOND: Glee Club 1,2,3,4; Tri-Hi-Y 3,4; Junior-Senior prom committee 3. Our Year Has Special, RELAXING BY ONE of Chapel Hill’s ancient trees, Nancy Thomas and Bonnie Sparger, associate editor and editor of High Spots, rest from the discussion on publications and study the North Carolina S. P. I. program. 24 Gilmer Blackburn Jimmie Boyles Michael Blackmon Elizabeth Brinkley Faye Bennett Jerry Beverly NANCY BQNDURANT: Basketball 1; Cheerleader 2; Alternate 3; Latin Club2; sergeant at arms 2; Glee Club 2,3; Homecoming sponsor 1; Tri-Hi-Y 3,4; F.H.A. 4; Girls Athletic Association 2,3,4. JIMMIE BOYLES: Glee Club 2,3,4; Hi-Y 3,4. ELIZABETH BRINKLEY: Hillsville High School 1,2,3; F.H.A. 2; Library Club 2,3; Future Teachers Club 3; Band 3,4; Tri-Hi-Y 4; Latin Club 4. EDGAR BROOKS: Hi-Y 3,4; Spanish Club 4. LOUISE MORRIS AND Bonnie Sparger prepare to attend Girls’ State. DINK CALDWELL: Glee Club 1,2; Airmont staff 2; Tri-Hi-Y 3,4; High Spots 4; Office page 3; Latin Club 2; Miss MAHS candidate 2; Color Guard 2,3,4; Prophet 4. DEBBY CALLAWAY: Glee Club 1, 2,3,4; secretary 4; Tri-Hi-Y 3,4; group captain 4; Latin Club 2; Student Council 1; alternate 2,4; Airmont staff 1; High Spots business manager 4; Miss MAHS candidate 1; Football sponsor 3,4. RACHELCALLO- WAY: Tri-Hi-Y 3,4; Hall Monitor 4 Lasting Memories For Seniors ; Alice Blackstock ] Edgar Brooks Johnny Blue Dink Caldwel I Helen Bond Debby Callaway Nancy Bondurant Rachel Calloway Patricia Bowman Don aid Cannoy Barbara Carpenter Belva Deatherage Martha Carrol I Linda Dowel I Peggy Chi Idress Robert Easter Ruth Chi Iton Bonnie Edwards James Craddock Audrey Ferguson Friendships, Activities, Future Plans— BARBARA CARPENTER: Glee Club 1,2; Tri-Hi-Y 3,4; Secretary to Guidance Counselor 4; Marshal 3. MARTY CARROLL: Glee Club 1; Basketball 1,2,3; Girls Athletic Association 1,2,3; Football sponsor 4; Spanish Club 3; Library assistant 1,2,3,4; Tri- Hi-Y 3,4; Student Council 2. PEGGY CHILDRESS: Glee Club 1,2,3,4; Tri-Hi-Y 4. RUTH CHILTON: Latin Club reporter 2; Tri-Hi-Y 4; High Spots staff 4. JAMES CRADDOCK: Glee Club 3,4; Hall monitor 1; Hi-Y 3,4; Football 1,2,3. CECELIA CROW: Mount Olive High School 1,2; F. H. A. 1,2; Marshal 1; Basketball 1,2,3,4; Latin Club 4; Tri-Hi-Y 3,4; Office page 4; Girls Athletic Association 4. REGINALD DAVIS: Glee Club 1,2,3; Hi-Y 3,4; treasurer 4; Football 1,2,3,4; Band 1,2,3,4; Monogram Club 2,3,4; Spanish Club 3. BELVA DEATHERAGE: F. H. A. 1; Glee Club 1,2,3. LINDA DOWELL: Glee Club 1,2,3,4; Tri-Hi-Y 3,4; Basketball 1,2,3,4; Monogram Club 3,4; Student Council alternate 3; High Spots typist 4; Latin Club 2. Judy Gardner Clark Gilbert Hazel Griffith Jerry Hal I Sylvia Hall “AREN ' T THpv s ' - £ -.T u s p ' » 3S ' ih - »o”, Cecel i a Crow Goye Fleming Reginald Davis Johnny France All Assume New importance BONNIE EDWARDS: Glee Club 1; Tri-Hi-Y 3,4; Monogram Club 2,3,4; Basketball 1,2,3,4; Spanish Club 2,3; Junior-Senior prom committee 3; Student Council 1,2,4; Homecoming sponsor 3. AUDREY FERGUSON: Band 1,2,3,4; Tri-Hi-Y 3,4; Student Council alternate 2; Basketball 1,2; Glee Club 3,4; Spanish Club 3. GAYE FLEMING: Glee Club 1; Tri-Hi-Y 4; Library assistant 4. JOHNNY FRANCE: Glee Club 1,2, Hi-Y 3,4, JUDY GARDNER: Glee Club 1,2,3,4; Tri-Hi-Y 3,4; Cheerleader 2,3,4; F. H. A. historian 4; Girls Athle¬ tic Association 2,3,4; Homecoming sponsor 2,3; Homecoming candidate 4; Tri-Hi-Y co-captain 3. CLARK GILBERT: Band 1,2,3,4; Hi-Y 4, Baseball 1. HAZEL GRIFFITH: Tri-Hi-Y 4. JERRY HALL: Baseball 1,2; Hi-Y 3,4. SYLVIA HALL: Hall monitor 3. KENNETH HARRIS: Hi-Y 3,4; Monogram Club 1,2,3,4; Football 1,2,3,4; Baseball 1,2,3,4; Basket¬ ball 1. FRANKLIN HAWKS: Spanish Club 2,3, Hi-Y 3,4. HAYFORD HAWKS: Hi-Y 3,4; Latin Club 2. BETTY HAYNES: Tri-Hi-Y 3,4; F. H. A. 1; Bus driver 4. PEGGY JEAN HAYNES: Basketball 1; Hall monitor 1; Tri-Hi-Y 3,4; F. H. A. 4. Kenneth Harris Franklin Hawks Hayford Hawks Betty Haynes Peggy Haynes Tommy Hennis Betty Hiatt Margaret Hiatt Harold Hodges Patricia Hodges Cl a s s wo rk, Clubs, Varied Interests TOMMY HENNIS: Glee Club 1,2; Hi-Y 3,4. BETTY HIATT: Basketball 1,2,3,4; Girls Athletic Associ¬ ation 1,2,3,4; Most Athletic Girl 4; Band 1,2,3,4; vice-president 2; Class treasurer 1; Spanish Club 3; Tri-Hi-Y 3,4; Football sponsor 3; Glee Club 4. MARGARET HIATT: Glee Club 1,2,3,4; Latin Club vice-president 2; Student Council 2,3,4; secretary 4; Class vice-president 4. HAROLD DEAN HODGES: Hi-Y 3,4; Hall monitor3,4. PATRICIA HODGES: F. H. A. 1; Tri-Hi-Y 3,4; Library assistant 3; Hall monitor 3. JANIE HOLLO¬ WAY: Glee Club 1,2,3,4; Tri-Hi-Y 3,4; F. H. A. 4. SHELBY HOOPER: Tri-Hi-Y 3. KAY HUFFMAN: Fulton High School, Knoxville, Tenn. 1,2; Dra¬ matics Club 1,2; Class vice-president 1; Latin Club 3; Tri-Hi-Y 3,4; Cheerleader 1; Basketball 1,2,3; F. H. A. 4. SYBIL HURST: Glee Club 3; Tri-Hi-Y 3,4; F.H. A. 1,2; Hall monitor 3,4. CECELIA CROW, George Williams, Dink Caldwell, and Sam Inman go dramatic as “Murder in the Morning’’ comes to a climax. Joe Johnson Wayne Johnston Linda Jones Steve Jones James Kingsbury Janie Holloway Shelby Hooper Kay Huffman Sybil Hurst Sam Inman Make Our Year Pass Quickly SAM INMAN: Glee Club 1,2,3; Hi-Y 3,4; chaplain 4; Monogram Club 1,2,3,4; vice-president 4; Football manager 1,2; Baseball 3,4; Spanish Club 3; Airmont Staff 2,3,4; Mr. M.A.H.S. candidate 1,2; Class vice- president 2; Junior-Senior prom committee 3. JOE JOHNSON: Band 1,2,3; business manager 3; Hi-Y 3,4; Latin Club 2; Junior-Senior prom committee 3; Airmont Staff 3; King of Hearts candidate 3. WAYNE JOHNSTON: Baseball 1,2; Hi-Y 4. LINDA JONES: Glee Club 1,2; Class secretary 1; Latin Club president 2; Hall monitor 3,4; Tri-Hi-Y 3,4; treasurer 4. STEVE JONES: Hi-Y 3,4; Football 1,2,3. JAMES KINGSBURY: Glee Club 2,3; Hi-Y 3,4. JOYCE KIRKMAN: Tri-Hi-Y 4; F. H. A. 4; Hall monitor 4. POLLY KIRKMAN: Glee Club 1,2,3, 4; sergeant at arms 4; Tri-Hi-Y 3,4; co-captain 3; captain 4; Girls Athletic Association 1,2,3,4; Hall monitor 2; Cheerleader 2,3,4; F. H. A. 4; county parliamentarian 4; Basketball 1,2; Wittiest Girl 4. BETTY McMILLIAN: Glee Club 1,2,3,4; Tri-Hi-Y 3,4. ANNIE LEE MARSH: Glee Club 1,2,4; Tri- Hi-Y 3,4; secretary 4; Airmont Staff 3,4; advertising manager 4. MARGARET HIATT ’S version of the charleston enlivened talent shows and civic programs. Joyce Kirkman Pol ly K i rkman Betty McMillian Annie Lee Marsh Larry Mered ith Jane Merritt James Monroe Louise Morris Edna Moseley Dick Parker Preparation JANE MERRITT: Glee Club 1,2,3,4; president 4; Latin Club 2; Spanish Club 4; Cheerleader 4; Airmont copy editor 4; Tri-Hi-Y 3,4; Student Council 1,3; secretary 3; Marshal 3; Queen of Hearts candidate 2; Miss M.A.H.S. candidate 3; Girl’s Athletic As¬ sociation 4; Football sponsor 3; Homecoming candidate 4. JIM MONROE: Baseball 1,2,3,4; Hi-Y 4; Football 1; LOUISE MORRIS: Glee Club 1; Latin Club secre¬ tary 2; Tri-Hi-Y 3,4; Airmont Staff 3,4; business manager 4. EDNA MOSELEY: Tri-Hi-Y 3,4; Secre- tary for Guidance Counselor 3; Spanish Club 4; Hall monitor 1. DICK PARKER: Bus driver 2,3,4; CAROL PAYNE: Tri-Hi-Y 4. JAMES PEEPLES: Band 1,2,3, 4, Hi-Y 3,4; Spanish Club 4. For College, Jobs, SARA LOU PHILLIPS: Student Council 1; Band 1,2,3,4; Tri-Hi-Y 3,4; Latin Club 2; High Spots Circulation Manager 4; Office page 4. JENNY PRUETT: Glee Club 1,2,3,4; Band 3,4; Tri-Hi-Y 3,4; captain 4; Class president 1; Historian 4; Basketball 1; Latin Club 2; Queen of Hearts candi¬ date 3; Student Council 2,3,4, treasurer 3; candidate for vice-president 3; Football sponsor 4. ROGER PUCKETT: Baseball 1; Hi-Y 4. DON PULLIAM: Hi-Y 3,4; Latin Club 4. MARY PULLIAM: Tri-Hi-Y 3,4; chaplain 4; Glee Club 1,2,3,4; Latin Club 2; Spanish Club 4; Library ass i stant 2. GEORGE QUISENBERRY: Gl ee Club 1,2,3,4; Hi-Y 3,4. FAY SCALES: Blue Ridge High School 1,2; F. H. A. 1,2,3; Tri-Hi-Y 3,4. VERONA SECHREST: Glee Club 1,2,3,4; Basketball manager 3; Tri-Hi-Y 3, president 4; Spanish Club secretary and treasurer 3; Monogram Club 4; Junior-Senior prom committee 3; Office page 4; High Spots Staff 4; Student Council alternate 3; representative 4. Esther Semones June Smith Mary Pulliam Bobby Smith George Quisenberry Kerry Smith Fay Scales Edward Smith Verona Sechrist Gary Smith Carol Payne James Peeples Sara Lou Phillips Jenny Pruett Roger Puckett Homemaking Keeps Seniors Busy ESTHER SEMONES: Tri-Hi-Y 4. EDWIN SHELTON: Hi-Y 4. BETTY SIMMONS: Tri-Hi-Y 3,4; Interstate conference 3; Glee Club 2; Basketball 1,2,3,4; Girls Athletic Association 3,4; secretary 4; Latin Club president 3; Office page 3; Second place win¬ ner State Latin Contest 2; High Spots feature editor 4. RICHARD SIMMONS: Hi-Y 4; Football manager 1; Monogram Club 1. WADE SIMMONS: Bus driver 2,3,4. BETTIE LUE SMITH: Tri-Hi-Y 4. BOBBY SMITH: Hi-Y 3,4; officer 4; Student Council 1; Best-looking Boy 4. GARY SMITH: Hi-Y 3,4; Spanish Club 3; Football 1,2,3,4; Baseball 1,2,3,4; Hall monitor 3,4; Basketball 1; Junior-Senior prom committee 3; Monogram Club 2,3,4; treasurer 4. JUNE SMITH: Office page 3; Marshal 3; Tri-Hi-Y 3,4; Class secretary 4; Airmont Staff 4; Most Studious Girl 4. PEGGY ANN SMITH: Student Counci I 1; Tri-Hi-Y 4; Spanish Club 4; F. H. A. 1, High Spots picture editor 4; Library assistant 4. Edwin Shelton Betty Simmons Richard Peggy Smith Shannon Smith Stewart SHANNON SMITH: Glee Club 1,2,3,4; Tri-Hi-Y 3,4; Latin Club 2; Spanish Club 4; Airmont Staff 2,3,4; editor 4; Junior-Senior prom committee 3; Lions Club essay winner 1; Color Guard 2,3,4; Chief Marshal 3; YMCA essay winner 2; Girl Most Likely to Succeed 4; Football sponsor 4. STEWART SMITH: Hi-Y 3,4; President Student Council 4, Football 1,2,3,4; co-captain 4; Baseball 1,2,3,4; Basketball 1; Class President 3; treasurer 2; Monogram Club 1,2,3,4; Junior-Senior prom committee 3; King of Hearts candidate 1; Mr. M.A.H.S. candidate 1,3; Spanish Club president 3; Hall monitor 1,2,3; Boy With Most School Spirit 4; Most Popular Boy 4; Most Athletic Boy 4. BONNIE SPARGER: Glee Club 1,2,3,4, assistant accompanist 2,3; Tri-Hi-Y 3,4; Student Council 1; Latin Club 2; Queen of Hearts candidate 3; High Spots editor 4; Football sponsor 4. ERNEST SPEIGHT: Football 1; Hi-Y 3,4; Hall monitor 4. Simmons Wade Simmons Bettie Lou Smith Smith Bonnie Sparger Ernest Speight John Spurlin Charles Starr Treva Sumner Faye Sutphin Ray Sutphin Long Anticipated Graduation Brings JOHN SPURLIN: Hi-Y 3. CHARLES STARR: Wade Junior High School, Bluefield, West Virginia 1; Band 1,2,3,4; Drum major 1; Latin Club 3; Hi-Y 3,4. TREVA SUMNER: Glee Club 1,2,3,4; Tri-Hi-Y 3,4; F. H. A. 1,2,3,4; treasurer 1; Basketball 1. FAY SUTPHIN: Glee Club 1,2,4; Tri-Hi-Y 3,4; vice- president 4; Spanish Club 4; Poet 4. RAY SUTPHIN: Hi-Y 3,4; Baseball 1,2; Monogram Club 1,2,4; Latin Club 2; Basketball manager 1; Office page 4; Hall monitor 3; Junior-Senior prom committee 3. DUKE TAYLOR: Hi-Y 4. TODD TAYLOR: Charlotte Central High School 1,2; Foot¬ ball 1; Track 2; Cheerleader 2; Class president 2; Key Club 2; Spanish Club 4; secretary and treasurer 4; Office page 4; Hi-Y 3,4; secretary 4; Class treasurer 4. ELEANOR THOMAS: F. H. A. 1,2,3,4; parliamentarian 4; Tri-Hi-Y 4; Hall monitor 4. NANCY THOMAS: Glee Club 1,2,3,4; librarian 3,4; Latin Club 2; Tri-Hi-Y 3,4; High Spots associate editor 4; Color Guard 2,3,4; Marshal 3. VERA CARL THOMAS: Student Council alternate 1; Glee Club 1,2,3; Marshal 3; Tri-Hi-Y 3,4; Latin Club 2; Spanish Club 4; DAR History cup 3; YMCA Essay winner 3; Office page 4. CYNTHIA TILLOTSON: Glee Club 1,2,3,4; sergeant at arms 4; Tri-Hi-Y 3,4; sergeant at arms 4; F. H. A. 1,2,3,4; vice-president 2; treasurer 4; County Parliamentarian 3; Basketball 1,2,3,4; Most Improved 2; Girls Athletic Association 1,2,3,4; president 4; Junior-Senior prom committee 3; Homecoming sponsor 3; Majorette 1,2,3,4. JACK TIMMONS: Latin Club 2; Basketball 2; Hi-Y 3. Cynthia Tillotson Fay Watson Jackie Timmons Mickey Watson Gray Utt Novie WeIch Yvonne Vaughn Mary Ruth Vogler Donnie Willard George Williams Duke Taylor Todd Taylor Eleanor Thomas Nancy Thomas Vera Carl Thomas Sadness As Well As Happiness GRAY UTT: Hi-Y 4. YVONNE VAUGHN: Glee Club Girl 4; Girl With Best Personality 4. 1,3,4; Tri-Hi-Y 3,4; F. H. A. 1,2,3,4; reporter 3; president 4; Spanish Club 3; Class vice-president 3; Basketball 1; Cheerleader 1,3,4; chief 4; Miss MAHS 2; Homecoming Queen 3; Girl With Most School Spirit 4; Most Popular Girl 4; Girls Athletic Association 3,4; treasurer 4; Junior-Senior prom committee 3. MARY RUTH VOGLER: Band 1,2,3,4; librarian 2,3; secretary and treasurer 4; Glee Club 1,2; Majorette 1; drum majorette 2,3,4; Homecoming Candidate 3,4; Tri-Hi-Y 3,4; Class treasurer 3; Junior-Senior prom committee 3; Spanish Club 4; Candidate for president of Student Council 3. PEGGY VOGLER: Band 1,2,3,4; officer 3,4; Major¬ ette 1,2,3,4; Tri-Hi-Y 3,4; Student Council alternate 2; vice-president 4; Homecoming candidate 1,2,3,4; Queen 4; Class secretary 2; Glee Club 1,2; Junior- Senior prom committee 3; Airmont Staff 3,4; Marshal 3; Latin Club vice-president 2; Testator 4; Prettiest II Peggy Vogler Sam Wall Billy Withers LindaWorrell SAM WALL: Hi-Y 3,4; Basketball 1; Band 1,2,3,4; president 4; Latin Club president 2. FAYE WATSON: F. H. A. parliamentarian 4; Tri-Hi-Y 4; Glee Club 4. MICKEY WATSON: Football 1,2,3,4; Monogram Club 2,3,4; president 4; Band 1,2,3,4; Latin Club treasurer 2; Hi-Y 3,4; vice-president 4; Student Council 4. NOVIE WELCH: Glee Club 1,2,3,4; Tri-Hi-Y 3,4; Latin Club 2; F. H. A. 4. DONNIE WILLARD: Hi-Y 3,4; Latin Club 2; Student Council 3; Hall monitor 4. GEORGE WILLIAMS: Hi-Y 3,4; president 4; Band 1,2,3,4; Student Council 4; Basketball 1,2,3,4; Class secretary 3; Spanish Club 3; Monogram Club 3,4; Junior-Senior prom committee 3. BILL WITHERS: Band 1,2,3,4; Glee Club 4; Hi-Y 4; Wittiest Boy 4; Boy With Best Personality 4. LINDA WORRELL: Glee Club 1,2, 3,4; Band 3,4; treasurer 4; Tri-Hi-Y 3,4; Latin Club 2; Student Council 1. CLASS OF ’58 SCORES ASSEMBLY hit as juniors with It’s Cold In Them Thar Hills. Paw (Todd Taylor) uses shotgun to persuade the unwilling city dude (Ray Sutphin) to " get hitched up " with his oldest but most homely daughter, Snoddy (Vera Carl Thomas), clad in window curtain veil. Hillbilly Zeke (Gary Smith) breaks up the wedding. 33 MOST SCHOOL SPIRITED Yvonne Vaughn - Stewart Smith BEST PERSONALITY Bill Withers - Peggy Vogler Senior MOST ATHLETIC Betty Hiatt - Stewart Smith WITTIEST Bill Withers - Polly Kirkman Superlatives MOST STUDIOUS June Smith - Michael Blackmon MOST POPULAR Yvonne Vaughn - Stewart Smith Underclassmen THE UNDER CLASSMEN play an important part in our year to remember. Freshman, sophomore, junior — all are slowly growing from the position of lonely and bewildered freshman toward that of the assured and leading senior. Classes, activitie s, and as sociations contribute to that growth. It is in the underclassman years that students build a firm foundation for future achievement, form friendships, and experience the happiness and fears that are a part of high school life. THE CAST OF THE J UNIOR assembly play, Colos sal Stupendous , are (SEATED) Guido Sutter and Bill Baber; (STANDING) Gail Wright, Sylvia Parries, Suzanne Lewis, Eddie Hemrick, Edmund Burke, Bill Campbell, and Wesley Caviness. 36 -K v V r ' - . ■ , n Don Anderson Thorne Clark Billy Baber Rodney Clifton James G. Barber Larry Combs Wayne Benge Kenneth Cooke Richard Armfield Tollie Barber Lewis Clement Vance Collins Larry Beason Brenda Cooke Mary Louise Blue Jo Lena Cox Juniors Enjoy Increased Participation JUNIOR CLASS OFFICERS Vaughn Gwyn.president Faye Mills.secretary Edmund Burke. treasurer Sue Smith.vice-president DIANNE SIMMONS and Sue Smith, pouring over library materials, find selecting a play for junior assembly is no easy job. Jerry Gilbert Ronald Haymcre 38 Mary Frances Boyd Angelina D ' Amico Edwin Brinkley Clara Edinger Edmund Burke Carol Sue Ellis Patricia Carpenter Alta Finney Hilda Brannock Raymond Eaton Dorothy Bunn Johnnie Mae Edwards Bill Campbell Douglas Faw Wesley Caviness Joan Fleming In School Activities... SUZANNE LEWIS, Dianne Simmons and Gail Wright get the stage ready for junior assembly. Anne Goad Charles Greenwood Carol Ann Gwyn James Harvey William Henderson Margaritta Hiatt Ruby Hunter Jimmy Jacobs Douglas Griffin Vaughn Gwyn Sandra Holder Sammy Hunter Eddie Gray Cleo Hiatt Eleanor Gillespie Eddie Hemrick Scherer James Linda Norman Carol Johnston Jerry Owens Suzanne Lewis Barry Patterson Harry Lee Johnson Alice Owens Richard Kelley Sylvia Parries Patricia Loftis Lois Patterson Anticipate Happily The Pleasures IN THE JUNIOR PLAY Guido Sutter, boss of a large movie- producing company, blows his top at Eddie Hemrick, one of his directors, as Bill Baber, Suzanne Lewis, Wesley Caviness, and Gail Wright look on. Suzanne, to play the lovely, grace¬ ful, heroine in a top picture, Not As A Strangler , turns out to be fit for an opposite role —causing Guido ' s wrath. Frank Lowry J. D. Paul Margaret McCann I Linda Payne Of Bee oming Mike Simmons 40 Clinton Martin Frank Ramsey John Martin Judith Shelton Sara Midkiff Mildred Shelton Faye Mills Annette Monday Bonnie Shinault Dianne Simmons Linda Mills Juanita Morrison David Simmons Patsy Simmons Seniors Next Year (ABOVE) DIANNE SIMMONS furnish¬ es music. (RIGHT) ASSISTANT BONNIE TICKLE prepares to do some library typing. Jason Snow Jerry Starr Joe Thomas Carolyn Vaughn Betsy Watts Brenda Westmoreland Carolyn Worrell Glenn Yokley ue Smith Don Starling Guido Sutter Bonnie Tickle Iton Watson Naomi Welborn Carolyn Woodie Gail Wright J Mary Lou Adkins J. D. Brinkley Mike Cooke Gail Allen Leon Brown Jake Cox Ruth Anderson Carolyn Carson Carolyn Cruise Bill Ashley Barbara Cheek Tommy Davis David Adkisson Alama Brintle Greg Covington Mike Allred Brenda Burke Nancy Cox Phyllis Arrington Barbara Chandler Glenda Davenport Nelda Atkins Clara Childress Bobby Dean Sophomore CLASS OFFICERS Trent Harkrader . president Elaine Clement.vice-president Wayne Childress.secretary Pinky Hennis. treasurer 42 k Johnny Badgett Jayne Childress Ronald Dollyhigh Crystal Belton Wayne Childress Arnold Easter Carolyn Bishop Claudine Colbert Ermine Easter Freddie Bradford Helen Collins Dennis Faw Sue Carol Beasly Tommy Childress Carolyn Dowell Tommy Birks Elaine Clement Charles Easter Everett Bowman Betty Collins Delmar Eaton Charles Branch Brenda Combs Jimmy Fleming Class Susan Goad Patricia Harvey Linda Hull Freddy Goins Helen Hawks Sandra Inman Janice Hall Andy Hennis Ann Beth Johnson Frank Harris Pinky Hennis Rachell Jones Jerry Gates Jimmy Harris Oscar Hill Buddy Goins El wood Hawks Brenda Inman Brenda Hair Trent Harkrader Nancy Hawks (Charles Hennis Mary Catherine Jackson Faye Johnson Stephen Jones Judy Merritt Jimmy Phillips Gail Key Jerry Miller Jimmy G. Puckett Mary King Geraldine Monday P. D. Pyles Gerald Laws Shirley Moss Mary Reeves Nellie Kennedy Carolyn Miller Jimmy Puckett Brenda King Linda Mills Mary Pulliam Robert Kirkman Alfred Moorefield William Reece Linda Love Jerry Nichols Ray Rodgers MRS. VERA THOMAS and MR. BARTLEY, (STANDING) sophomore class sponsors, help Nancy Cox, Charles Branch, Wayne Childress, Mary King, Brenda Patterson, and Lanie Clement with plans for their assembly program. Student director s for the play were Wayne Childress and Lanie Clement. Sophomore Jimmy Slate Annetta Taylor Bonnie Wall Jimmy Siceloff Elizabeth Sykes Eddie Vaughn 44 Lena Mae Lynch Brenda Patterson Johnny Sanders Bryan MacMillan Sparky Paul Sammy Self Robert Marion Mondale Payne Wise Semones Glenda Martin Bobby Pell Jeff Shelton June Lyons Linda Paul Roger Sawyer Larry McMillian Brenda Payne Mildred Semones Brenda Marshall Ken Peeples Freddy Shelton Terry Martin Dan Pendleton Philip Shelton Class Charles Smith Jerry Taylor Harold Warren J. Larry Smith Libby Tesh Norma Westmoreland George Sparger James Tilley Wayne Woodson Howard Sumner Charles Triplette John York Joby Smith Robert Smith Richard Stevens Johnny Taylor Roy Thomas J. T. Tolbert Linda Surratt Nancy Welch Mike Williams Bonnie Yopp Russell Tucker 3reskmen Class Officers Joe Smith.s ecretary Joe Griffin . . vice-president Judy Goad.president Joy Davis.treasurer Charles Akers Mona Alderman Ella Alderman Johnny Aldridge Alma Atkins Jay Atkins Linda Jo Barnes Norma Beck Roscoe Beck Linda Bennett Carol Blair Anne Bolen Buck Bowman Pamelia Bowman Bill Bradford Mitchell Brannock Kathleen Bray Mary Brock Lavinia Brown Bill Burke Helen Busick Carolyn Call Mary Louise Calloway Judy Calloway Harold Carpenter Bill Carter Bobby Chandler Cleo Chandler Chip Chapman Gloria Childress Hattie Childress Libby Chilton Missy Clark Betsy Coble Roberta Cockerham Sandra Coe Ruth Collins Camille Combs Shirley Connor Fairie Cooke Fred Cooke Robin Cooke 46 Ireskmen BILL BURKE receives a 1957 Airmont from editor Susie Dobson during visit of the future freshman to the high school. Libby Coone Robert Corn Johnny Cox Vicky Cox Brenda Davis Guenther Davis Joy Davis Bill Dawson Raymond Dawson Waymond Dawson Glenda Deatherage Brenda Dollyhigh Debby Douglas Anita Easter Kaye Everhart Paul Faw Verdine Felts Johnnie Mae Ferguson Charlotte Fleming Peggy Fowler Becky Frank Anne Franklin Mary Fulton Billy Gammons Margaret Gammons Mildred Gilley Judy Goad Vickie Goad Imogene Goard Esther Goings Ruth Goins James Greenwood Joe Griffin Kathy Gunnell Ralph Gunnell Jerry Gwyn Minnie Gwyn Henry Hair Betty Lou Hall Richard Hall Roy Lee Hawks Ronnie Harbour .. 47 freshmen Mike Harlan Sharon Harlan Elizabeth Harmon Joe Harrell Loretta Hanks Norma Haymore Ruth Haynes Pete Haynes Wade Haynes David Hemrick Monroe Hiatt Elizabeth Hicks Jesse Holloway Johnny Holloway Paul Hornaday Harvey Horton Phillip Hull Nancy Hunter Dan Inman Tony Inscore Judith Jackson Veta Jackson Frankie Lou James Rosalie Jarvis Clifford Johnson J. C. Johnson Gail J ones George Jones Kenny Jones Linda J ones Mike Jones Toni J ones Barbara Keye Charles King Gene Kirby Melvin Lam be Arietta Lambert Jo Anne Lawson Barbara Leftwich Gloria Leftwich Carolyn Loflin Mary Jo McHone Mildred McHone Sandra McHone Buddy McMillan Don McMillan Mike Marion Brenda Marshall James Martin Judy Martin Shirley Martin Gloria Mills Reva Midkiff Sandra Monday Jeanette Moody Nancy Monto Carl Mosley Pearl Nichols Beulah Niston Genevieve Norman Jacqueline Norman 48 dresltmen Shelby Norman George Oliver Linda O ' Neal Paul Owen Dennis Patterson Ronnie Patterson Judy Pierce Buddy Pike Sandra Poore Mary Pruett Ann Puckett P. D. Puckett Betty Jo Pulliarr Shirley Pyles Ben Robertson Dennis Robertson Lucy Robertson Paul Robinson Glenda Rodgers Lauria Semones Linda Semones Jimmy Sessoms Mickey Shore Dianne Short Walter Shuford Kenneth Simmons Pat Simmons Twain Simmons Nancy Slate Glenda Smith Jerry Smith Joe Smith Ray Smith Janis Sparger Patricia Sparger Tommy Sparger Mitchell Speight Phillip Stanley Elizabeth Stepp Mary Ruth Sutphin Nancy Sutphin Gaye Tate Ray Tate Bonnie Taylor Jacqueline Taylor Jerry Taylor Nancy Thomas Patsy Tilley Peggy Tolbert Harry Vaughn Martha Vaughn Mary Vaughn Patsey Vogler Linda Welborn Jerry Westmoreland Ronald Whitaker Tommy White Laymon Willis Johnny Wilson Shelby Worrell Nelta Woodson 49 » f Tantalizing odors from the Home-ec. lab, a drill on English grammar, the staccato sound of typewriting, dissection of a starfish, a heated debate on current topics, the explanation of a difficult geometry problem—all these and many other exciting learning experiences make our classrooms at M.A.H.S. places of interesting and varied activity, our year to remember truly worth¬ while . CLASS WORK KEEPS THE teachers busy, too. Miss Holder finds exam grading goes easier in the peace and beauty of Cumberland Park. 50 I II 1 : hj Twenty-three English Classes Offer PICTURES REINFORCE TEXT book work. Tommy White a nd Phillip Hull set up the projector to show film in an English I class. (LEFT) " LIS¬ TEN! HERE ' S Mark Anthony ' s speech! " Linda Mills and Ruth Anderson, English II students, play records from Julius Caesar. A knowledge of English is basic to success in other subjects, in voca¬ tions, or in enjoyment of leisure. Skill in grammar, written and oral composition, clear thinking, appreci¬ ation, and reading ability all are a part of the varied activities of the English department. " HERE IS LONDON. " Jackie Timmons uses a literary map of England to clear up a discussion in English IV. 52 T raining In Basic Skills Twenty classes of basic English, one of journalism, and two of commercial English are taught by seven teachers. Mr. Reed and Miss Holder each carry a full English load of five classes. Miss Thomas, Mr. Ramey, Mr. Shelton, Mrs. Neal, and Mr. Bartley work also with guidance , history, study hall, Latin, and commercial subjects respectively. DICTATION AND SPELLING, regu¬ lar features of English IV, provide an opportunity for putting spelling and grammar rules into practice. Se¬ lected students, using their graded exercises as models, are responsible for correcting and returning books to students. Here Fay Sutphin, Jane Merritt, and Ruth Chilton wield red pencils. (ABOVE) REFERENCE READING HAS an important place in English IV. Marty Carroll examines re¬ serve books on background reading for English literature . (LEFT) " CORRECT! " rules the catcher, and Jerry Owens marks up a run for batter Eddie Gray. The junior English class plays baseball to en¬ liven grammar drill. 53 Social Sciences Give Us Vital " DOCTOR, LAWYER, Indian chief . . Civics classes made a scientific study of jobs . Peggy Tolbert checks the library ' s dis¬ play of vocational books. (ABOVE) " BUT IT SAYS RIGHT HERE . . . " Geography c 1 a s s members Cynthia Tillotson, Jenny RuthPruett, James Peeples, Jerry Starr, and John S p u r 1 in gather around the globe to settle a discussion question. (LEFT) DINK CALDWELL AND Mrs. Mackie clear up a world history lesson for the class by locating action on the map. Knowledge of the past, a clearer picture of our physical world, understanding of the problems of living together, practice in thinking and using supplementary materials — all these make our social science classes vital and stimulating. ou sure can go places in America! 54 Stimulating N- Look At Our World Two classes in world history, four in U. S. history, two in geography, ana two in civics help build under standing of our complex world and its problems. VERA CARL THOMAS BEAMS happilyas Mr. Pendergraph presents her the DAR history cup — awarded each year to an outstanding student of United States History. (BELOW) THE WORLD AFFAIRS PROGRAM of the Winston-Salem Journal keeps history III students busy and interested. Scherer James, Gail Wright, and Dianne Simmons study the newspaper for latest happenings. (ABOVE) WORLD PROBLEMS are made to come alive by first hand information as the Reverend Walter R. Anderson, from the Union of South Africa, lectures and answers questions for history classes on the life and problems of his native country. Mr. Anderson, second from right, talks after class with Norman Jones, Kathleen Simmons , and his host, the Reverend C. R. Jones. 55 ' mmmm Math And Science Challenge Students Arithmetic , two years of algebra, geometry, trigonometry--these courses in fifteen classes (exclusive of the business arithmetic and book¬ keeping taught in the commercial department) are offered to meet the needs of all students. WHO SAYS GEOMETRY is all work and no play? Carolyn Woodie agrees that it can be a lot of fun as she experiments with geometric figures. (RIGHT) " LET £EQUAL COST. " Becky Frank explains an algebra problem to f e 11 o w students, Johnny Cox and George Jones. " THERE ' S NOTHING LIKE a little outside help. " Finding difficulty with a trig problem, Sam Wall goes to Mr. Finch for advice. 56 To Meet Present-Day Needs The science department stretch¬ es its personnel, space, and equipment to the limit to meet the present-day need for scien¬ tists. Twocoursesin chemistry, one in physics, five in biology, and two in general science are offered. (BELOW) MR. WOODIE explains the use of Boyle ' s Law apparatus, a new piece of equip¬ ment purchased for the science classes, to Thorne Clark, Clark Gilbert, Rodney Clifton, Tommy Vaughn, Jerry Gilbert, George Williams, and Charles Starr. (ABOVE) ASSEMBLING " OSCAR " HELPS biology students Betty Collins, Brenda Hair, and Bobby Dean explore the mysteries of the human body. (BELOW) MICHAEL BLACKMON AND PAT CARPENTER experiment with the vacuum pump in the chemistry lab. 57 Vocational Home Economics And Shop Tantilizing odors, smart clothes, home plans and decorations, interest¬ ing discussions on grooming, social andfamily relations --all these come from the home economics depart¬ ment. Three years of home economics, plus a course especially designed for seniors, offer students excellent training in homemaking arts. SMART CLOTHES will be less ex¬ pensive for homemaking students. Cynthia Tillotson and Carol Gwyn successfully cut out a dress in home ec. lab. (RIGHT) RUTH ANDERSON, Tania Beketov, and Phyllis Arrington prepare a tasty meal for their home ec. class. FRAMED DRYED arrangements are made by Susan Goad in her home economics class . The se arrange - ments are used to decorate the guid¬ ance room. 58 ve Practical Training And Experience Building benches for the gym or book cases for the annex, helping with scenery, repairing toys for the Christmas fund--these are only some of the shop department ' s activities. Building a three-bedroom brick home is the major project of the carpentry class this year. Two shop classes, one mechanical drawing, and one three-hour carpen¬ try class are filled to capacity. (TOP) DRAWING BOARDS, T- SQUARES, and erasers in use for careful measurements. Nancy Bondurant, George Quesinberry, and J ohnny France work hard on their mechanical drawing. (BELOW) FOUNDATIONS LAID by the carpen¬ try class (INSET) take on the appear¬ ance of a soon-to-be-finished house. HARD WORK PAYS off in a tangible wayas Mr. Finch, second from right, receives from Mr. Williams title to the new 1957 Chevrolet truck bought with proceeds from sale of house built by the 1956-57 carpentry class. Mr. Arnold Ramey, Mr. T. R. Kirkman, and Mr. Jim Griffith, advisers on the project, participate in the ceremony. Boys from the carpentry class test the truck bed. 59 Foreign Language Department Grows With the addition of two first year Latin classes to the curriculum, Mrs. Neal took over some of the Latin instruction. Seven classes of Latin and two of Spanish are offered to fill the students ' foreign language interests. (BELOW) HISTORY, GEOGRAPHY, MYTHOLOGY, and language --all are included in the study of Latin. Martha and Mary Vaughn point out on the map some of the important cities of the Roman empire. (ABOVE) EDWIN BRINKLEY studies material on the Spanish club reserve shelf to work out a special report. (BELOW) MRS. MACKIE, Edna Moseley, and Gilmer Blackburn dis¬ cuss color combinations for the Spanish club pin. Commercial Department Prepares Students Well MAHS COMMERCIAL GRADUATES f i n d their training pays off in good positions or in sound foundations for further study. Most graduates desiring work find jobs in June or even before school closes. SPEED AND ACCURACY are stress¬ ed in typing class. Rachel Calloway practices her warm-up exercise be¬ fore a speed test. Three teachers offer three courses in bookkeep¬ ing, two in general business, one in office practice, two in shorthand, and four in typing. THE INDIVIDUAL TOUCH makes all the differ¬ ence. Mr s . Draughn, commercial teacher, gives Esther Semones some helpful hints on her short¬ hand technique. JANE EDWARDS EXPERIMENTS with the new Sound S c r i b e r added to the commercial department last spring. She hears the dictation through earphone s and types the recorded message. 61 Music, Physcial Education, And Library Two class sections of chorus and one of band, offering one-half unit credit each, meet daily and give music training to approximately 220 students. Appear¬ ances in concert and on radio and tele¬ vision broaden the members ' experi¬ ences. (RIGHT) GLEE CLUB members sing for assembly. t. BEFORE THE BAND marches in parade, (RIGHT) many hours of practice (illus T trated by Sam Wall, ABOVE) are neces- ary. " ONE . . .TWO . . . THREE . . This boys ' physical education class works hard to build strong muscles by the use of exercises. Six classes in physical education meet daily for instruction in textbook work as well as in games and exercises. 62 Round Out Our School Program 4,980 books, 56 magazines, newspapers, films, files, one librarian with 12 student assistants, a comfortable place to work and read — all the s e combine to keep the library filled from the time school doors are opened until after the d i s m i s s a 1 bell. (RIGHT) CHARLES SMITH checks outa book. (BELOW) STUDENTS FIND the library 1 s reference section is v e r y helpful in every subject. Ruby Hunter uses the dictionary as Waymond Dawson explores the encyclopedias. MISS ANNIE THOMAS, guidance direct¬ or, gives directions to her student secretaries Lena Mae Lynch and Barbara Carpenter. Among other ser¬ vices, the guidance department offers counseling, conducts scholarship tests, .and k e e p s an up-to-date educational and vocational file. 63 Both classroom and extra-curricular activities are essen¬ tial in a well-rounded school life; both contribute to the learning process. For a clear picture of our year, with all the MAHS personnel in their varied activities, student organizations are impor¬ tant. Our clubs, service groups , and organizations help to add fun and variety to a more serious side of life, to teach leadership and co-operation. Majorettes (FRONT TO BACK) Cynthia Tillotson, Deb by Douglas, Peggy Vogler, Patsy Vogler, Camille Combs, Mary Ruth Vogler, chief. TRI-HI-Y GROUP CAPTAINS Debby Callaway, Polly Kirkman, Jenny Ruth Pruett, and Bonnie Edwards discuss their plans with Mrs. Sydnor, adviser. 64 i Student Council Promotes Individual STUDENT COUNCIL r e p r e s e n t a t i v e s and alternates : (FIRST ROW) Stewart Smith, Brenda Marshall, Mary Margaret Fulton, Margaret Hiatt, Veta Jackson, Mary Vaughn, Annetta Taylor, Judy Goad, Peggy Vogler. (SECOND ROW) Betty Collins, Linda Dowell, Betty Lou McMillan, Verona Sechrest, Sara Midkiff, Brenda Mar shall, Janis Sparger, Laurie Semones, Lavina Brown. (THIRD ROW) Carol Blair, Mary Helen Pruett, Alma Adkins, Debby Callaway, Faye Sutphin, Dianne Simmons, Judy Shelton, Pinky Hennis,Gail Allen. (FOURTH ROW) Freddy Goins, Jimmy Baity, Bobby Dean, Jeff Shelton, Eddy Grey, Phillip Stanley, James Tilley and Charles Akers. 66 ' Responsibility, Good School Relationships S t u d e n t responsibility, student-teacher relationship, and building up-keep are major areas of student council work. President and vice-president are elected by the student body; representatives are chosen from each homeroom. The council supervises hall monitor s, clean-up and lunchroom committees, and elections among the many activities —so quietly efficient and essential to a smooth-running school that they are often unnoticed and taken for granted. (RIGHT) BOBBY DEAN AND Peggy Vogler put up a poster advertising the student council ' s campaign for a clean school. (OPPOSITE PAGE) HALE MONITORS: (FIRST ROW) Carol J o hn s t o n , Joyce Kirkman, Eleanor Thomas, Margaritta Hiatt, Rachel Calloway. (SECOND ROW) Pat Carpenter, Ann Franklin, Linda Mills, Brenda Cooke, Linda Jones, Sylvia Ramsey, Cleo Hiatt, Reva Midkiff. (THIRD ROW) Todd Taylor, Lewis Clement. Bobby Smith, Frank Lowry, Don Starling, Jerry Starr, Buddy M c M i 11 i a n . (FOURTH ROW) Jimmy Harris, Larry Combs, George Quesinberry, Harry Johnson, Donnie Willard, Ernest Speight, Eddy Gray. (INSET) RUBY HUNTER WAITS for hall monitor Linda Mills to sign her permit. Any student out of a classroom must have a permit. (BELOW, CENTER) PLANS AND AC¬ TIVITIES for the year are discussed by student council officers: Bobby Dean, sergeant at arms; Margaret Hiatt, sec¬ retary; Peggy Vogler, vice-pre sident; Vaughn Gwyn, treasurer; Stewart Smith, president; Jim Baity, parliamentarian. (BELOW) STUDENT COUNCIL ADVIS¬ ER Mrs. Kate Barringer discusses council business with President Stewart Smith and Vice - president Peggy Vogler. 67 - “C " £ Student Assistants Keep Busy THERE IS NO REST for activity period assistants. Barbara Cheek (second from right) helps Judy Merritt at the card catalog while Marty Carroll and Phyllis Arrington card returned books. (ABOVE) BONNIE TICKLE and Carolyn Woodie shelve returned books and straight¬ en shelves during a lull. (LEFT) BEFORE THE RUSH begins Brenda Marshall and Alice Owens, library assistants, browse among their favorite books. 68 Library Running Smoothly, Efficiently GAY FLEMING AND Peggy Smith check out a AN ATTRACTIVE d i s p 1 a y encouraging " book- book for Charles Smith. worms " is put up by Elaine Clement and Martha Carroll, library assistants. Library assistants perform many and- varied duties : carding, shelving, and checking out books, signing slips, typing and filing, running errands, preparing new books for the shelves, helping students locate materials, and even house-cleaning. Twelve student librarians enable the library to serve the school efficiently. Though graduation took a number of experienced assistants, one is work¬ ing in the library for the fourth year; one, the second. One is on duty two periods daily;the others, one period. " HERE 1 S ONE I want as soon as it is ready to check out! " (BELOW) Library assistants Geraldine Monday and Clara Edinger unpack new books. 69 Varied, Useful Work Of Office (LEFT) JUDY SHELTON and Cecelia Crow prepare notices for the bulletin board as a part of the daily work of office pages. (BELOW) ACTIVITY PERIOD is one of the busiest times of the day. Office pages Todd Taylor, Sara Lou Phillips, and Vera Carl Thomas make the morn¬ ing announcements over the intercom. FIRST PERIOD PAGES Ray Sutphin and Eleanor Gillespie call to check on absentees for the day. 70 Pages Contributes Greatly To Our Year Pages, on constant duty in the office, make a big contribution to the school ' s efficiency. They greet guests, take and make calls, run errands --perform any needed task. (RIGHT) TIME FOR office pages is filled with variety. Verona Sechrest and Mary Catherine Jackson wield the paper-cutter efficiently. (BELOW) NAOMI WELBORNE, Bonnie Shinault, and Betsy Watts help keep the office running smoothly. SECOND PERIODOFFICE pages Faye Mills and Franklin Hawks sort the morning mail. m 71 High Spots Reports Our FINANCING A PUBLICATION is a real headache. Debby Callaway, business manager, checks the High Spots box in the office and is happy to find a check for advertising. FOOLPROOF COPY depends on organization and work. Copy is placed in folders to be checked. Next day the reporter gets her story from the corrected file, rewrites it, has it typed, and finally places it in a folder for typed copy for a final check. Ruth Chilton and Dink Caldwell stop by the basket as they come to class to pick up their stories for correction. (BELOW, LEFT) SARA LOU PHILLIPS, High Spots circulation manager, and Verona Sechrist put finishing touches on a subscription poster. Students subscribed 100%, upholding a tradition of seven y e a r s . (BELOW) COPY FOR THE PRINTER must be carefully prepared. After cor rections are made, Linda Dowell, staff typist, makes the final copy of a High Spots story. ' ■ Year In Readable, Professional Manner Journalism cla s s , made up of selected senior English students, studies newspaper fundamentals and publishes eight issues of High Spots. Daily classwork, countless afternoon andnight sessions with the adviser, raising money, running down stories, careful writing, editing, polishing, and make up--all these give us a school paper that is of readable and professional quality. (ABOVE) HEADLINE BOARD IN front of them, Bonnie Sparger, editor-in-chief, and Nancy Thomas, assistant editor, count out units as they make headlines for High Spots stories. (LEFT) BACK FROM THE PRINTER, papers must be counted out and prepared for homeroom delivery. Peggy Smith checks her subscription list and writes each students ' name on his copy of High Spots. DURING A HOLIDAY, Miss Holder, adviser, and Peggy Smith, picture editor, labor in a deserted school building to prepare pictures for the en¬ graver . PRE CISION MEASUREMENT is necessary in preparing High Spots for the publisher. Words must be counted, cuts measured, and articles placed exactly. Betty Simmons draws up a dummy page on which she will arrange feature material. ONE INDEPENI CHUM Publishing an award-winning yearbook involves endless detail unsuspectedby those not connected with t h e work. Planning, raising money, taking pictures, writing and re -writing copy, typing, preparing layout and dummy, proofing, double¬ checking- -all these are necessary before Airmont is finally distributed. As soon as our edition goes to press a new staff is formed, and the process starts again with summer work included. (TOP) STAFF MEMBERS Pinky Hennis and Sam Inman display posters advertising the Airmont subscription drive. PUBLISHING A YEARBOOK runs into big money and detailed bookkeeping. Business Manager Louise Morris checks subscription money and receipts with deposit slips before she makes her trip to the bank. (LEFT) ADVERTISING MANAGER Annie Lee Marsh keeps careful re¬ cords of the ads sold by the staff. (BELOW, LEFT) JUNE SMITH, typist for Airmont , works hard to put names in alphabetical order and type copy on publisher ' s forms. (BELOW) T O TELL THE FULL story of the year, words as well as pictures are needed. Ruby Hunter identifies pictures and writes cut-lines. (SEATED) Shannon Smith, Jane Merritt, Annie Lee Marsh, (STANDING) Margaret McCann, Louise Morris, Vaughn Gwyn, Peggy Vogler, Sue Smith, Ruby Hunter, Pinky Hennis, Sam Inman, Miss Simpson. (BELOW) STAFF MEMBERS Brenda Burke and Margaret McCann inspect pictures while Pinky Hennis checks the dictionary to correct spelling in the dummy. (BELOW RIGHT) A SPRING JOB - -Shannon Smith and Peggy Vogler correct proofs from the publisher. (RIGHT) A YEAR OF HARD work pays off. Sue Smith previews and Airmont ready for distribution to the homeroo ms. Hi-Y, Tri-Hi-Y Spark Devotional Hi- y Hoys PLANNING A BUSY year of devotional and recreational activities for members of the Hi-Y club occupies Reggie Davis, treasurer; Bobby Smith, sergeant-at-arms; Mickey Watson, vice -pres ident; George Williams, president; Sam Inman, chaplain; Todd Taylor, secre¬ tary. MR . REED AND Mr. Johnson, advisers, discuss club plans with George Williams, president. Eighty-seven junior and senior boys make up the Hi-Y. Working with the Tri-Hi-Y, they sponsor devotional, recreational, and service activities. 76 Recreational And Service Activities Zti- Hi- y Qirls OFFICERS LEADING THE Tri-Hi-Y in its many activities are: Mary Moore Pulliam, chaplain; Verona S e c h r i s t , president; Cynthia Tillotson, sergeant at arms; Annie Lee Marsh, secretary; Fay Sutphin, vice - president; Margaret Hiatt, reporter; Linda Jones, treasurer. TRI-HI-Y AND HI-Y presidents and chap¬ lains, Mary Moore Pulliam, Verona Sechrist, George Williams, and Sam Inman, prepare for the annual in duction ceremony. Talent shows, plays, baskets for the needy, dances, voluntary devotions — all these and other needed activities keep the ninety-six junior and senior girls of the Tri-Hi-Y busy and interested. , 77 Club Activities Increase Interest THE FIRST FRIDAY of each month second year Spanish class meets as a club for programs composed of Spanish songs, games, and customs. Member s enjoying the hour include Peggy Smith, Fay Sutphin, Gail Wright, Mary M. Pulliam, Vera C. Thomas, Edna Moseley, Guido Sutter, Jane Merritt, Edwin Brinkley, Gilmer Blackburn, Todd Taylor, Douglas Griffin, Sammy Hunter, Suzanne Lewis, and Charles Greenwood. (LEFT) MISS POWELL, Mrs. Mackie, Stewart Smith, and Verona Sechrest inspect the punch table at the club ' s annual party. 78 Spanish, Latin Departments Second year Latin students enjoy club pro¬ grams the first Wednesday of each month. Latin Week, climaxed by a banquet, is the bigprojectof the year. (RIGHT) TOLLIE BARBER, auctioneer, sells two slave sisters, Gail Allenand Brenda Hair. (BE¬ LOW) HONORED GUESTS at the annual Latin Banquet, Mr. Woodie.Mrs. Hamilton, Mrs. Sydnor, Miss Haymore, Mr. Finch, and Mrs. Boyles, enj oy the food and the entertainment. 79 Sports and Homemaking Clubs ? % i BOYS WHO have earned letters in any sport are members of the Monogram Club; girls who have earn¬ ed letters are members of the Girls Athletic Association. Besides dances sponsored by the groups, the Monogram club runs the concession stand at the " Y " during basketball season. (RIGHT) PLANS FOR A New Years ' s dance occupy the Girls Athletic Association officers: Betty Simmons, secretary; Yvonne Vaughn, treasurer; and Cynthia Tillotson, pre sident. (j - . (FRONT ROW) Clara Edinger, Jane Merritt, Linda Dowell, Betty Hiatt, Sue Smith, Annette Monday, Libby Tesh, Nancy Bondurant. (BACK ROW) Judy Shelton, Crystal Belton, Cecelia Crow, Betty Simmons, Bonnie Edwards, Verona Sechrest, Dianne Simmons, Scherer James, Linda Mills, Cynthia Tillotson. Monogram Club (FRONT ROW) Frank Lowry, Alton Watson, Johnny Sanders, Sam Inman, Mickey Watson, Gary Smith, Ronnie Alderman, Tommy Vaughn. (SECOND ROW) Reggie Davis, George Williams, Kenny Cooke, Jim Baity, Lewis Clement, Howard Sumner, Bobby Dean, Ken Harris, Joby Smith. (THIRD ROW) Stewart Smith, Eddie Gray, Ronald Dollyhigh, Mike Cooke, Harry Lee Johnson, Richard Kelly. Club Plan Busy,Helpful Year 9 . F. H. A. ' ERS, (SEATED) Brenda Westmoreland, Brenda Cooke, F aye Wats on. (STANDING) Mary P ruett, Phyllis Arrington, Yvonne Vaughn, Cynthia Tillotson, Linda Payne , and Eleanor Thomas, exclaim happily over their bulletin board display. Playing host to the county F.H.A. clubs, planning and decorating a fair booth that brought high praise, staging a fashion show and assembly pro¬ gram, entertaining p a r e n t s , informative club discussions — all these make the F.H.A. an active, alert group. (RIGHT) MRS. VALERIA SHUFORD, sponsor, spearheads the club activity. 81 i I I k larged Band Adds Color Football games, civic parades, con¬ certs, out of town appearances -- all these keep the popular MAHS band in practice. Rebuilding for seven years, the band now includes 75 members. Before playing in the high school band, students must have training in the elementary groups. The band meets one period each day for one-half unit credit. Special events require many extra hours of practice and marching. (BELOW) FLAG BEARERS Nancy Thomas, Dink Caldwell, and Shannon Smith add color to the band appear¬ ances. Mr. Charles Johnson, Director Harmony To School And Community BAND OFFICERS discuss a new selection for band ' s repertoire. The officers are Sam Wall, president; Mary Ruth Vogler, secretary and treasurer; Peggy V ogler, vice -pre sident; Linda Worrell, librarian; George Williams, business manager; Bill Withers, sergeant at arms. Glee Club Furnishes Training MEMBERS OF first and second period chorus come together for combined practice before a performance. I The M.A.H.S. Glee Club, made up of 140 voices, puts musical talents to good use in performing f o r the assemblies and other functions of school and civic nature. THERE ' S MORE TO a concert than meets the ear. Glee Club librarians Nancy Thomas, Gail Wright, and Vera Carl Thomas check and sort music used at the last practice. 84 For Members, Entertainment For School Chorus offers a half unit of credit, meets daily, and has numerous scheduled night practices to combine the two groups. School, civic club, church, and radio appearances keep the glee club in voice. MUSIC IS IN THE air as Debby Callaway, Mr. Charles Johnson, secretary; Jane Merritt, president; Polly Director Kirkman, sergeant at arms; and Bonnie Sparger, vice-president practice a new song for Glee Club. " DIG THOSE crazy cowboys! " was the exclamation used when the Glee Club went western last spring. Mr. Charles Johnson, director, leads the Glee Club in some old western favorites. BILL BABER, M.A.H.S. calypso dancer, steps to the lively beat of the Glee Club ' s arrangement of Banana Boat. 85 Homerooms 108, 211 Subscribe Sophomore homeroom 211 BUSY ACTIVITY PERIOD requires substitutes for library assistants. Judy Merritt and Libby Tesh often help during a rush period. GREG COVINGTON gets some homework help. (BE¬ LOW) PINKY HENNIS works on Airmont. 86 o Airmont 100 % HOMEROOMS have clean-up jobs too. Wayne Benge, Dennis Martin, and Brenda Cooke startthe day by wash¬ ing blackboards. MR. RAMEY works on homeroom 108 records. RUBY HUNTER works on Airmont. GUIDO SUTTER practices for band. HOMEROOM 108 I Throughout our school year we work and play together in our many enjoyable activities. From the sincerity of Monday morning devotions, the grueling problems in geometry, the hilarious laughter of a class play, or the sore throats follow¬ ing pep rallies, we drift into the dreamy melodious music of the Sweetheart dance and Junior-Senior prom and the sad but also jubilant good-bys of the graduates. From opening day through commencement—we remember it all. SKELETONS, POTTERY, and arrowheads are inspected by Betty Jo Bray, Stewart Smith, and Ray Sutphin. The relics were from a Saara Indian Village approximately 450 years old, found when operations for building a new Mount Airy industry began. Stewart and Ray joined the many excited diggers until the spot was covered by con¬ struction work. 88 Our Year Begins With A Combination This year our beginning-of-school excitement was heightened by new faces. We welcomed our new super¬ intendent and three new teacher s. We welcomed also a large group of trans¬ fer students —some from nearby, some from such distant sections as Pennsylvania, Texas, and Michigan. SUPERINTENDENT B. H. THARR- INGTON finds a clear picture of high school activities as he studies his copy of the yearbook with Pinky Hennis, Airmont staff member. :• ' .wAk ' V ' « V. ' :--r.-A-. V-.a ' V ' ’ !n ' k mz i (ABOVE) THREE NEW TEACHERS, Coach Atkins, Mr. Reed, and Mr. Bartley, examine texts in the bo ok room before school starts Coach Atkins, an MAHS graduate, moved up from South Main; Mr. Reed returned after several years ' absence; Mr. Bartley did his practice teaching here last year. (LEFT) " DISTRIBUTING BOOKS AT the beginning of school is quite a job, " agree Harry Lee Johnson and Billy Henderson as they bring text books from the bookroom for homeroom rental. 90 Of The New, The Familiar We return to school, hear what students have done during the summer, see what is new, and plunge into routine activities. (RIGHT) RETURNING HOME from a summer of travel in Europe, Becky- Frank displays favorite souvenirs. (BELOW) FINISHING TOUCHES ARE put on the new field house, built by the Youth Foundation. Mr. Williams, shop instructor, put in benches. " JUST A BIT here " Ruby Hunter puts make -up on Todd Taylor for Airmont pictures as Michael Blackmon and Edwin Shelton wait their turn. Picture-taking gives everyone a breather --except the busy staff members. SEPTEMBER V f Si tr.i 91 Talent Show, Homecoming Bring Sponsored by the Hi-Y and Tri-Hi-Y, the annual talent show offers entertainment to students and food to the needy. IN THE TALENT show (LEFT) Libby Tesh gives her modern version of " The Three Bears " in whistle -ta lk . (BELOW) KAY HUFFMAN, accompanied by Bonnie Sparger, sings " Chances Are. " SARA MIDRIFF, MILDRED SHEL¬ TON, Sylvia Parries, and Bonnie Tickle pack the canned food collected as admission to the talent show. (CIRCLE) The food is loaded on the band-wagon to be taken to needy families at Thanksgiving. Fall Fun And Excitement SPONSORS FOR SENIOR football player s —Bonnie Sparger for Stewart Smith, Annette Monday for Gary Smith, Martha C a r r o 11 for Gilmer Blackburn, Shannon Smith for Reginald Davis, Jen Pruett for Ken Harris, and Debby Callaway for Mickey Watson — make plans for half-time ceremonies. CROWNING OF A QUEEN during half¬ time ceremonie s follows days of anxious waiting after the voting. Candidates for homecoming queen are Jane Merritt, Phyllis Arrington, Mary Ruth Vogler, Judy Gardner, and Peggy Vogler. (BELOW) PEGGY VOGLER is crowned queen. THE FOOTBALL game (CIRCLE) with Reidsville ended the Bears ' season. Winter Months Are Filled With A THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT works with the school to keep students healthy. Free chest X- rays are given at the Health Department; polio and typhoid shots, at school. Tommy Vaughn receives his polio innoculation. (RIGHT) THE RETURN FROM Christmas holidays brings intensified study as re¬ views formid-term exams and final efforts to get in any back work take over. KATHLEEN SIMMONS, DIRECTOR of the Christma s play, gives a helpful suggestion to Tommy Mayberry, John Cashwell, and Todd Taylor. (LEFT) PRACTICE TEACHERS from Appalachian offe r variety to our program. Mr. Bobby Johnson and Miss June Good, teaching in the physical education and music department respectively during the winter term last year, look over library resources. 94 Variety Of Activities-Routine, New FIRST IN SCHOOL to try a small foreign car, Miss Holder lost no time in enrolling Liebehen (her Volkswagon) on High Spots staff. Here they deliver papers from the printer ' s to 1956-57 Editor, Debbie Hauser, for distribution. (BELOW) NEW HOMES delighted two faculty members. Mid-winter found Mrs. Hamilton ' s home (top) comfort¬ ably adjusted to the f a m i 1 y and Mrs. Shuford ' s (bottom) almost completed. GOVERNOR LUTHER H. HODGES tries our desks for size as he chats with Dr. Martin and guest. The governor spoke at the Northern Surry Hospital ' s dedication exercises held at the high school. (ABOVE) PHOTOGRAPHER SAM INMAN (right) explains to Guido Sutter and Vaughn Gwyn, new members of the photographic staff, how one of the cameras is operated. 95 We Long Remember The TWIRP SEASON is hard on a girl ' s finances. Geraldine Monday and Brenda King count their money to see how many nights they can afford to date. Judge George " Zeke " Williams, sr., presides over Twirp court as armed guards, Jimmy Pell and Roland Jones,pre serve order. The M . A . H . S . boys look forward to the annual Twirp season, when the social custom is re¬ versed. Girls pay the bills and extend the courtesies usually expected of the boys. All offenders of Twirp season rules are tried by a mock court and severe sentences are pronounced. The Sweetheart dance, held at the climax of Twirp season, features the crowning of MAHS King and Queen of Hearts. (LEFT) " TWIRPSEASONSHOULD last all year.” says Guido Sutter as Ann Beth Johnson helps him take off his coat. 1 96 Fun Of Twirp Season TOP: TWIRP SEASON OFFENDERS Ruby Hunter, Frankie Simpson, Charles Hennis, and Dan Pendleton line up for p e n a 11 y inspection. CENTER: GEORGE WILLIAMS casts a vote for his favorite candidates for King and Queen of Hearts . BOTTOM. ' QUEEN OF HE AR TS candidates Frances Sanders, Jenny Ruth Pruett, Linda Mills, and Judy Merritt ex¬ citedly wait to see which will reign as queen of the Sweetheart Dance. 97 " Entirely Different’’ Senior Play Praised AUTHENTIC COSTUMES, SETS, and pronunciation require careful research, Debbie Hauser, Larry Frank, Director Arnold Ramey, and Dan Slate use the library to check details on French Guiana. (TOP RIGHT) LOUVERED DOORS, THATCHED ROOF, and bamboo curtains provide an unusual set and hard work for the scenery committee headed by Richard Vaughn. Larry Frank helps Richard with a door. ALONE, BACK OF the bamboo curtain, prompter Martha Jones plays an unseen but im¬ portant part in the senior play. THE THREE ANGELS—Eddie Bondurant, Larry Frank, and Tommy Mayberry—who take time out to help solve the Ducotel family problems, get back to their prison work. 98 or Acting, Ironic Humor, And Set THEPLAY CAST of " My Three Angels " study line s between acts at rehearsals. (LEFT TO RIGHT) Tommy Mayberry, Eddie Bondurant, Susie Dobson, Larry Frank, Johnny Edinger, Worrell Kurtz, and Wilma Smith. " My Three Angels, " the 1957 senior play presented April 25, provoked comments of praise from both adults and students long accustomed to plays of the highest quality. Different in plot and setting from previous productions, the play offered an interesting change and pervasive, ironic humor. The three convicts who become the good angels of a sadly harassed h o u s e h o 1 d , were perfectly cast. They and the house¬ hold captivated the audience, as did the unusual set. Walls, hand woven from paper previously painted and cut into strips, bamboo screen, and tropical garden were so realistic viewers felt the French Guiana heat. FELIX DUCOTEL, playedby Dan Slate, ponders whether he should be honest or dishonest with his cousin Henri, who is planning to close Felix ' s shop. 99 Students Choose Leaders STUDENT COUNCIL CANDIDATES, Stewart Smith and Peggy Vogler , con¬ fer with their campaign manager, Worrell Kurtz (left), about the on¬ coming elections. JENNY RUTH PRUETT and Mary Ruth Y o g 1 e r listen to Jimmy Pell, their campaign manager, as he dis¬ cusses strategy. In the spring MAHS engages in one of its most important and exciting activities—the election of officers in various organizations. First there are the bright poster s, speeches, and stunts pre¬ sented by the candidates for president and vice- president of student council. From juniors with scholastic average of 85 and citizenship a v e r a g e of 90, the students choose five candidates for president. Each nominee se¬ lects his running mate and campaign manager. JIM BAITY and Todd Taylor, student council candidates, help campaign manager Bill Jackson (center) with his speech. 100 For Coming Year CLUB OFFICERS ARE proposed by nominating committees and elected by members. Y e r ona Sechristand George Williams Jr., who head the Tri-Hi-Y and Hi-Y respectively, confer on plans for the year. Rising seniors elect High Spots editors and class officers. Clubs select their officers for the coming year. Underclassmen alsoprepare for the fall term by electing class leaders. Election activities make smooth-running organi¬ zations and give experience in practical democ¬ racy. (BELOW) OUTGOING AIRMONT EDITOR Susie Dobson hands over yearbook materials to Louise Morris, business manager; Annie Lee Marsh, advertising manager; Shannon Smith, editor; and Jane Merritt, copy editor. Airmont leaders are chosen by outgoing staff and the adviser. RISING SENIOR, George Williams, concentrates on his vote for High Spots editor. Out of three candidates chosen one each by High Spots staff, Mis s Holder, and the junior class, the rising seniors elect one editor, the second highest becoming assis¬ tant editor. 101 Banquets, Intensified Activity (LEFT) HI-Y--TRI-HI-Y spring banquet at the YMCA featured a talk by Dr. Moir S. Martin, long time school board chairman. (BELOW) SACRI¬ FICE TO the Lares, a highlight of the Latin ban¬ quet, shows Vaughn Gwyn, Ruby Hunter ; and Clara Edinger as they give their sacrifices of bread, fruit, and wine to the household gods. THE GLAMOUR OF EVENING clothes, the nostalgia of a last class party mingled to make the senior banquet a happy affair. Joan Slate and Sue Simmons (BELOW) enjoy the banquet fun before they dress again for the junior-senior prom. STUDENTS AND TEACHERS participated in NCEA ' s 100th birthday cele brat ion. Mrs. Lorraine McKinney, 1 9 5 6 - 5 7 NCEA president, and Mr s . Valerie Shuford arrange flowers brought by students for the local dinner held at the " Y " . Mark Last Weeks Of Year DAY AND EVEN NIGHT the annual staff work continuously on the Airmont, (BELOW) Roland Jones, Louise Morris and Susie Dobson proof read the ' 57 Airmont at the home of Miss Simpson, advisor. (LEFT) " IT ' S ALL FINISHED ! " Last Year ' s Airmont editor. Susie Dobson, and proof reader, Roland Jones, tie the last knot to the proofed package of copy to be sent to the publish¬ ing company. CONCLUDING A FACULTY luncheon at the close of school, Principal H. M, Finchpresents Mr. Pendegraph retirementpresents ( a television and a certificate for an easy chair) from the Mount Airy teachers. MAJOR A. N. ALLRED, MAHS graduate and pilot of the mother ship guiding the first Matador missile, returned to speak to his home town students about opportunities in the Air Force. Here Major Allred adjusts a television set he made. Tropical Island Enchantment Marks AN ENCHANTING INTERLUDE ON a tropical isle with lovely decorations, soft music, pretty girls, and handsome boys, the 1957 prom pro¬ vided an evening to remember. This long anticipated highlight of the year is held at the " Y " following the senior banquet. Juniors experience the fun of working to make the seniors ' last prom an unforgetable event. Seniors enjoy being the center of such an even¬ ing. Both revel in the glamour and romance of their best formal dance. RICHARD VAUGHN AND Jane Merritt pause against a background of palms and shore line to watch the dance-floor fun. (BELOW) " I COULD DANCE ALL night " expresses the mood of each happy dancer. 104 Memorable Junior-Senior Prom (TOP) VERA CARL THOMAS serves Hawaiian fruit punch and coconut cookies to Mr. and Mrs. Finch, honored guests at the prom. RUBY LEE AND Jimmy Meyers provide en¬ chanting music for the prom--both for dancing md for listening. (BOTTOM) STARRY EYED couples dance happily to the dreamy music. 105 Concert, Open House, End Of THE MAHS SPRING CONCERT by band and glee club fills the auditorium to overflowing. The glee club (RIGHT), singing highlights from " Oklahoma, " do credit to an excellent scenery background. Equally im¬ pressive (ABOVE) are the sacred numbers. (BELOW) ENDOF SCHOOL MEANS inventory time in t h e library. Library assistants Bonnie Tickle, Margaret McCann, Dean Brown, Margaret Hodges, Elizabeth Bondurant, and Joan Fleming rest from work with cokes and cookies. Year Details Make Spring Memorable (ABOVE) Brenda Westmoreland and June Martin set a table as the home ec. class pre¬ pares for open house. (LEFT) " WHAT IT WAS was " Andy Griffith Day when Mount Airy honored its contribution to the entertainment world with a parade, luncheon, and a personal appearance. Mis s Haymore and Mr s . Barringer reminisce with Andy about his high school days in t h e l r classes. (BELOW) MRS. SHUFORD HELPS marshals Shannon Smith, Peggy Vogler, Jane Merritt, and Nancy Thomas with their commencement dresses--the first look-alike costumes used by MAHS marshals. THE MARSHALS FOR 1956-57 are Shannon Smith, chief; Faye Sutphin; Vera Carl Thomas; Jane Merritt; Barbara Carpenter; Peggy Vogler; Michael Blackmon; June Smith; Bonnie Sparger; and Nancy Thomas. Commencement Exercises Climax Our THERE ARE MANY thoughtful and earnest faces as the rising senior class swear to uphold their responsibilities. 108 Year To Remember AT LAST COMES the night MAHS students work toward and dream about — the night that signals a change from high school to work, homemaking, or college — the night of graduation. (RIGHT) DR.MOIR S. MARTIN, retiring chairman of the Mount Airy School Board, presents diplomas for the last time. Allen Hoyt receives his certificate of graduation. 109 (ABOVE) WINNERS OF the Lions Club essay contest —Kathleen Simmons, third place; Dorothy Bunn (be¬ hind Mr. Kurtz), first place; Louise Morris, second place; and Aloma Brintle, fourth place — receive awards from Mr. Frank Kurtz. (RIGHT) SUSIE DOBSON won the MAHS Betty Crocker Homemaker of Tomorrow award, a N. C. runner-up position in Merit Scholarship competition, and a scholarship to Duke University. Home Economics instructor Mrs. Shuford shows Susie the Betty Crocker announcement. 110 We Honor (TOP, LEFT) AT SENIOR CLASS NIGHT Kathleen Simmons proudly receives the Shirley Peters citizen¬ ship award from Mr. Finch. (ABOVE) FOUR YEARS of hard work prove rewarding for graduates Phil Smith, Kathleen Simmons, Susie Dobson, and Debbie Hauser as they receive medals for the highest scholastic averages in their class. (TOP RIGHT) ROLAND JONES, winner of a four year National Merit Scholarship which he plans to use in the Physics Department of UNO, checks college cataloges. Johnny Edinger (inset) won an Audry Brooks scholar¬ ship to State College. (CENTER) YEARBOOK RE¬ CEIVES TOP HONORS for second consecutive year. Susie Dobson and Shannon Smith, Airmont editors for 1957 and ' 58 respectively, study the NSYA score sheet rating the ' 57 annual A-plus. Previously the publish¬ ers had printed 78 extra copies of Airmont to be used by their salesmen in 38 states as samples of what can be done with high school yearbooks. Good Work (ABOVE) HIGH SPOTS STAFF mem¬ bers study the score announcing the first class rating on their newspaper from the National Scholastic Press Association. (SEATED) Frankie Simpson; Debbie Hauser, editor; Kathleen Simmons, associate editor; Peggy Smith; (STANDING) Kenny Watson; Sue Smith. (BELOW) MR. PENDERGRAPH CONGRATULATES Phil Smith, voted by his classmates the Best All-round senior. k 111 Mr. and Miss MAHS The seventh annual contestto choose Mr. and Miss Mount Airy High School was sponsored by High Spots in December. Two candidates from each class were chosen by the staff on the basis of scholarship, popularity, school spirit, and participation in school activities. Stewart Smith, president of the Student Council, is co-captain of the football team. He was voted Most Popular,Most School Spirited, and Most Athletic Boy by his classmates. Stewart was president of the Spanish Club and president of his class last year. MR. MAHS Stewart Smith CANDIDATES Jim Baity Senior Edmund Burke J unior Vaughn Gwyn J unior Freddie Bradford Sophomore Bobby Dean Sophomore Joe Smith Freshman Ray Tate Freshman 112 Are Representative Students All students voted by secret ballot. Winners were announced in High Spots. Other winners have been Roger Simmons and Jeanne Gwyn in 1952, David Brown and Delores Mills in 195 3, Virgil Christian and Jo Ann Palmer in 1954, Leon Davis and Libby York in 1955, Yvonne Vaughn and Ausiva Mills in 1956, and Sue Simmons and Larry Frank in 1957. De bby Callaway, business manager of the High Spots, is a member of the Student Council, a Tri- Hi-Y group captain, and secretary of the Glee Club. She was a football sponsor her junior and senior years. CANDIDATES MISS MAHS Debby Callaway Judy Merritt Sophomore Sandra Inman Sophomore Lavinia Brown Freshman Veta Jackson Freshman 113 Homecoming, Sweetheart Dance Furnish Homecoming Queen Peggy Vogler The Homecoming Queen is chosen by student vote from girls nominated by the football team. In the first election five girls are chosen to compose the Homecoming court. A second election from the five determines the queen, whose name is not announced until she is crownedat the half-time ceremony. CANDIDATES Phyllis Arrington Judy Gardner Jane Merritt Mary Ruth Vogler Exciting Memories For Our School Year King Jnd Queen Of Hearts Frances Sanders and Jimmy Cox EACH class choose, a candidate for King and Queen of Hearts. From the nominees the King and Queen are chosen by penny votes. The winners are kept s ecret until the crowning at the annual Sweet¬ heart dance. CANDIDATES Jenny Ruth Pruett Jim Baity Linda Mills Joe Thomas Judy Merritt Jimmy Siceloff - m 1 115 The chill excitement of football, the noisy yells and thud of basketballs, the team talk and crack of the baseball bat—all the se are part of our year and our school. Athletics build school spirit, team play, character, and physical fitness. THE NON-VARSITY FOOTBALL program reached an increased number of boys, approximately 60, through the junior varsity and the midget teams. The j-v ' s played six games—three won, three lost. Coach Shelton (CENTER) talks to Ronald Whitaker and Johnny Wilson. 116 Gridiron Season Proves Tough THE 1957 BEARS gain experience, lose few players. LONG AFTERNOONS on the practice field preceed BRUISES AND BREAKS often result from such the exciting games. Stewart Smith receives the ball. practices. Steve Jones tries to hurdle a pile-up. 118 d 4 On Inexperienced, Light Bears COACH CHARLIE ATKINS, a former MAHS player, advanced from assistant to head coach as coach Wallace Shelton, after 22 years of head¬ ing the high school program, took over the junior high team. Having lost 17 lettermen by graduation last spring, the young and inexperienced Bears have had a tough going this season. Of the 34 members of the squad 16 were sophomores, 12 juniors, and 6 seniors. The average team weight was 167 pounds. It was 180 last year. The team substituted the T-formation for the single wing , played hard, and hoped growth and experience would pay off in the future. The re¬ cord of 3 wins, 6 losses was reminiscent of the injury-plagued ' 55 season of 3 wins, 6 losses, 1 tie. (RIGHT) COACHES SHELTON AND ATKINS talk things over. MAHS ' 57 SCORES opponents 27 F ranklin 0 6 Northwest 13 6 Griffith 0 7 Hanes 13 0 Wilkes - Central 37 6 Gray 39 0 Mineral Springs 7 7 Tri-City 6 14 Reidsville 25 THE BEARS HUDDLE for their traditional pre- BLOCKED OU T PLAYERS lie on the field during an game prayer. exciting pile-up. 119 1956-57 Bruinettes Drop Only One (RIGHT) OUTSTANDING GUARDS of 1956- 57, Peggy Smith and Betty Hiatt, prepare to keep the opposing team ' s score down as they put up a tight defense. KATHLEEN SIMMONS shoots one of her famous crip shots. Kathleen, voted by her teammates as captain and most valuable player, was high scorer of the Bruinettes with 435 points—an average of 26 plus per game. Coach Shelton ' s Bruinettes boasted their best s e a s on in years last year. With an over- all record of 17 wins, 1 loss, they went all the way to win the District AA conference championship. The well- balanced club featured a strong defense and an effective offense to score 891 points to the opponents ' 656 120 Game, Win District AA Crown 1956-57 CHAMPIONS (KNEELING) Cecelia Crowe, Judy Shelton, Nelda Clifton, Martha Carroll, Annette Monday, Johnnie Mae Edwards, Captain Kathleen Simmons, Co-captain Peggy Monday. (STANDING) Pattie Arrington, Dianne Simmons, Betty Hiatt, Peggy Smith, Frances Shackelford, Betty Simmons, Linda Mills, Patsy Simmons, Linda Dowell, Sue Smith, and Coach Wallace Shelton. AA DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIP trophy is proudly placed in the display case by Captain Kathleen Simmons and Co-captain Peggy Monday. SCORES Blue Ridge 74 - 33 Washington Mills 46 - 28 Copeland 53 - 35 Glenn 42-31 Northwest 47 - 30 Nancy Reynolds 51 - 36 Mineral Spring; 47 - 46 Walkertown 50 - 40 Mineral Springs 34 - 27 Tri-City 47 - 30 Walkertown 52 - 49 Northwest 49 - 48 Tri - City 45 - 31 Griffith 64-51 Glenn 50 - 48 Reidsville 64 - 37 Griffith 40 - 41 Reidsville 40 - 15 won - 17 lost - 1 121 Cage Teams Look Forward (FRONT ROW) Cynthia Tillotson, Bonnie Edwards, Judy Shelton, Sandra Inman, Betty Simmons, Betty Hiatt. (SECOND ROW) Linda Dowell, Mary Pulliam, Sara Midkiff, Cecelia Crow, J. Mae Edwards, D. Simmons, Linda Love, Susan Goad, Patsy Simmons, Carolyn Cruise, Pinky Hennis, Betty Collins, Sue Smith, Libby Tesh, Judy Merritt, Brenda Hair. 1957-58 SCHEDULE Dec. 3 - Franklin, home Dec. 6 - Oak Ridge J-V ' s, away Dec. 10 - Reidsville, home Dec. 13 - Elkin, home Dec. 17 - Northwest, home Dec. 19 - Franklin, home Jan. 7 - North Davidson, home Jan. 10 - Walkertown, away Jan. 14 - Gray, away Jan. 17 - Hanes, home Jan. 24 - Reidsville, away Jan. 28 - Northwest, away Jan. 31 - Mineral Springs, home Feb. 4 - North Davidson, away Feb. 7 - Tri-City, home Feb. 11 - Mineral Springs, away Feb. 14 - Walkertown, home Feb. 18 - Gray, home Feb. 25 - Tri-City, home Feb. 28 - Hanes, away Early season victories by both Bruins and Bruinettes gave indications of strength, balance , and a good season. On the girls team Tillotson and Hiatt are the only regulars from last year ' s conference champions. Coach Shelton stated his team has some good shooter s and looks good offensively. If some of the girls come through at guard he expects a well-balanced club —with " very good " prospects. The boys also have only two regulars from last year — Baity and Williams. Relying heavily on sophomores, the team hopes to hold its own even in a fast conference. 122 To A Good Season (FRONT ROW) Edmund Burke, Johnny Sanders, Tommy Childress , Alton Watson, Jimmy Siceloff, Freddy Goins. (SECOND ROW) Coach Moir, Chip Chapman, Jimmy Baity, Doug Faw, Frank Lowry, Trent Harkrader, Lewis Clement, " Dink " Faw, Mike Cooke, Jimmy Harris, Eddy Gray, George Williams. COACH MOIR DISCUSSES his Bruins ' prospects in an interview with High Spots sports editors Carol Payne and Verona Sechrest. (INSET) COACH ' S SONS, Mike and Ronnie Moir, demon¬ strate their love of basketball. 123 Season Bears Finish Baseball FIRST ROW : Ronald Dollyhigh, Ken Harris, Bobby Gwyn, Stewart Smith, Jim Baity, Ronnie Alderman, Robert Thomas, Howard Sumner. SECOND ROW: Coach Moir, Ray Rodgers, James Monroe, Ray Sutphin, Mike Cook, Johnny Sanders, Gary Smith, Edsel Hiatt, Sam Inman. THE NO HIT, no run game pitched by Jim Baity was the high point of the Bears 1 7-7 record last season. With only three members lost by graduation, the squad expects a good ' 58 season. BATTER SAM INMAN and catcher Robert Thomas warm up before game time. 124 KEN HARRIS keeps a good batting average and is voted Best Sport by his team mates. Third In Conference Race JOHNNY SANDERS, freshman, lines one out for a hit. Scores 2 6 0 0 0 8 1 6 0 2 8 3 5 4 45 Mt. Airy 7 9 3 11 1 3 0 5 9 0 1 5 3 0 Opponents Boonville Glenn Elkin Walkertown Mineral Springs Northwest Gray Hanes Glenn Walkertown Mineral Springs Northwest Hanes Booneville 5 8 Total JAMES MONROE preparesto receive a ball from infield. EDSEL HIATT winds up to pitch his famous fast ball. 125 Intramural And J-V (ABOVE) ROOM 206 GIRLS won intramural trophy held by Judith Shelton. SEATED: Loretta Hooper, Patsy Simmons, Dianne Simmons, Sara Midkiff, Brenda Cooke. STAND¬ ING: Fay Mills, Mildred Shelton, Linda Norman. (LEFT) JUNIOR VARSITY PLAYERS Mike Cooke and Trent Harkrader v iew the second place trophy they won in the North Carolina State Ninth Grade Tourna¬ ment. J-V and Intramural play expand the athletic program far beyond better known varsity teams. Freshman boys make an exception¬ ally find record in J-V play. After a regular season record of 18 won, 2 lost, they went on to win second place in the state tournament. State Tournament Mt. Airy 40 Lindley Jr. High (Gr eensboro) 39 Mt. Airy 59 Mineral Springs 58 Mt. Airy 39 David Millard Jr. High (Asheville) 67 Season Points Trent Harkrader 225 Johnny Sanders 231 Mike Cooke 241 Freddy Goins 304 FRESHMEN WIN for first time in intramural play! The boys of Home¬ room 204 proudly admire their trophy held by Tommy Childress. BOTTOM ROW: Jimmy Siceloff, Charles Branch, Ray Rogers. 2ND ROW: Jerry Gates, Dan Pendleton, Mike Cook, Trent Harkrader. TOP ROW: Jim Slate, Harold Warren. 126 Round Out Spring Program J-V BOYS (FRONT ROW) Johnny Badgett, Ray Rodgers, Howard Sumner, Mike Allred, Johnny Sanders (BACK ROW) John York, Jimmy Harris, Trent Harkrader, Mike Cook, Ronald Dollyhigh, Coach Moir. J-V GIRLS (FRONT ROW) Pinky Hennis , Phyllis Arrington, Libby Tesh, Nancy Cox, Brenda Hair, Judy Merritt (BACK ROW) Kay Huffman, Linda Love, Mary Frances Pulliam, Betty Collins, Sandra Inman, Linda Hull, Gail Allen, Coach Shelton. 127 I Pleasant as sociations with the business friends, who so readily help school projects, stand high in our year to re¬ member, Students ' buying power, now and in the future, is an enormous potential. We urge all MAHS students and families to study car efully this proof of helpfulness and to patronize our friends. A SINCERE " THANK YOU " and a tear sheet of his ad goto each Airmont advertiser when the annual comes out in the spring. Annie Lee Marsh, advertising manager, and Sue Smith work on letters to the advertisers. 128 CHOOSE the right partner! It makes a big difference - in saving money, too. As your " thrift partner, " choose Workmen ' s Federal. We welcome you as a saver here. WORKMEN ' S FEDERAL SAVINGS LOAN ASSOCIATION Phones 243 and 966 218 North Main Street Mount Airy, North Carolina You Will Always Find A Spirit Of Friendliness And A Standard Of Service Unexcelled At This Bank Member F.D.I.C. Mount Airy Dobson North Carolina THE SURRY COUNTY LOAN TRUST COMPANY Dept, of Justice Building FOR BEAUTIFUL BUILDINGS BRIDGES MEMORIALS ■ ■ « mini jiMiiiiiiL U. S. Bullion Depository THE NORTH CAROLINA GRANITE CORPORATION 3 i Si Since 1889 Quarriers and Manufacturers of MOUNT AIRY GRANITE U. S. Post Office The Wright Memorial Compliments 0 MOUNT AIRY FURNITURE COMPANY MODERN SHELL SERVICE South at Lebanon Street Phone 2392 For Pickup and Delivery Don Shelton HOLLINGSWORTH DRUG CO. Your Friendly REXALL DRUGSTORE Mount Airy North Carolina Shop the shop for the fashion minded LEON ' S of MOUNT AIRY Distinctive Ladies ' Wear--Shoes Compliments of F. REES Men ' s and Boy!s Clothing Mount Airy, North Carolina MOSELEY ' S SUPER MARKET Lebanon Street Mount Airy North Carolina JESSUP-BROWN SHOE STORE JACKSON BROTHERS Shoes for Everyone Mount Airy ' s Mount Airy North Carolina First Department Store MOODY FUNERAL HOME, INC. Wade Moody-Dennis Moody 150 Franklin Street-Telephone 65 Mount Airy, North Carolina Compliments 0 CAUDLE ' S GROCERY Phone 1389 at Banner town TRI-ANGLE DRY CLEANERS STANDARD MANUFACTURING CO. 844 South Main Manufacturers of Phone 787 School Seating Mount Airy North Carolina Mount Airy North Carolina Congratulations ! DUKE POWER COMPANY Our Best to You! BUS STATION CABS GREYHOUND BUS STATION WOOD ' S T. V. APPLIANCES V. R. HUNTER SLATE MOTOR CO. Mount Airy ' s Leading Wholesale Grocery Used Car Center Phone 2040 Mount Airy North Carolina Mount Airy- Established 1893 Best Wishes To The Class Of 1958 THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF MT. AIRY Continuous Banking Service Since 1893 Member of Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. D. C. Rector, President h Trust Officer Fred Folger, Vice-President Henry Folger, Vice-President G. Thos. Fawcett, Cashier t Asst. Trust Officer J. B. Graves, Asst. Cashier North Carolina Compliments 0 HOME OIL AND GAS COMPANY Phone 2366 Home Heating Oil Prompt Service Metered Trucks Mount Airy North Carolina CURRIER-WITHERS SUPPLY COMPANY Mill Supplies-Textile Supplies Jobbers of Mill and Factory Supplies West Pine Street Mount Airy Phone 75 North Carolina Compliments 0 LYNNE HOSIERY MILLS Mount Airy North Carolina HERFF-JONES COMPANY BLU VUE TOURIST COURT 12 Miles South of Blue Ridge Parkway on U.S. 52 1 Mile North of Mount Airy, North Carolina 21 Rooms-Air conditioning optional Private baths-Hot Water Heat Parking At Door-T. V. Optional Adjoining 100 Seat Blu-Vue Restaurant Mount Airy, North Carolina Phone 994-J Owned and operated by Mrs. Hyde B. Utt Best Wishes from JACK GADDY CHEVROLET your authorized Dealer in Mount Airy Compliments of MOUNT AIRY MANTEL TABLE CO. Manufacturers of bedroom and dining room furniture VAUGHN BROTHERS Distributors of Sealtest Milk and Dairy Products For Complete Fuel Satisfaction Call Telephone 800 HAYNES COAL OIL CO. Lester Haynes - Proprietor (Class of 1923) HENNIS MOTOR COMPANY Moore Avenue Phone 943 STATE FURNITURE CO. F ormer ly Railroad Salvage LAMM DRUG COMPANY Y our High School Drug Store MoUnt Airy North Carolina When It Comes To Babies, Spencer ' s Are Specialists MOUNT AIRY KNITTING COMPANY Mount Airy SOFT SPUN Jpmc u BABY UNDIES Always Look For The Spencer Seal . , . Baby ' s Assurance Of Comfort . . . Your Assurance Of Economy. North Carolina For Good Entertainment Visit The EARLE THEATER Compliments of GRANITE HOSIERY MILLS Seniors! Order Your 1959 Airmont Now! Congratulations and Best Wishes To the Class of 1958 PIGGLY-WIGGLY SUPER MARKET H. P. Mills, Owner BELK ' S DEPARTMENT STORE Mount Airy- North Carolina HARRIS HARDWARE COMPANY Your Building Needs Furnished From The Ground Up Builder ' s Super Market Phone 58 TURNMYRE ' S Drug Store On The Corner Mount Airy, N. C. QUALITY AUTO AND HARDWARE 117 Franklin Street Phone 200 Mount Airy, North Carolina MOODY ' S TRIANGLE GULF SERVICE Road Service Otto H. Moody, Owner INMAN ' S TELEVISION SERVICE Your Motorola Dealer 127 W. Pine Street SPARGER INSURANCE AGENCY, INC. Insurance Service Since 1900 Mount Airy, North Carolina China Silver WALL ' S JEWELRY Crystal J ewelry MODERN Laundry Cleaners W. Lebanon St. " In by nine, out by five " Compliments of BLUE RIDGE SUPPLY Mount Airy North Carolina 1016 S. South St. Mount Airy North Carolina Phone 778 or 7795 BADGETT CONCRETE PRODUCTS, INC. Compliments of CRANFORD SHEET METAL COMPANY W. S. WOLFE DRUG COMPANY Prescription Druggist We Deliver-Phone 53 Mount Airy, North Carolina HUTCHENS LAUNDRY CLEANERS 209 Spring St. Phone 25 " A Mother ' s Care For All Your Wear " Mount Airy North Carolina (Esso) BLUE RIDGE ESSO STATION Phone 44 F. A. Williamson Mount Airy North Carolina Best Wishes, Seniors! BELTON ' S LAUNDRY DRY CLEANING C O. 737 S. Main Street 35 1 - Phone - 410 THE JEWEL BOX " South ' s Largest Jewelers " Compliments of BOWMAN ELECTRIC COMPANY Compliments of FRANK HENNIS AUTO SALES Phone 708 Mount Airy North Carolina STANLEY KING Photography Portraits Weddings Mount Airy, North Carolina RIVERDALE TV Sales Service Box 308 Phone 105 Mount Airy, North Carolina Compliments of CARL W. STEELE Your Jeweler Mount Airy, North Carolina TAYLOR ' S PHILLIPS 66 SERVICE STATION Phone 372 Mount Airy North Carolina Compliments of Boyles Shoe Store Foy Lumber Company Fuller ' s Furniture Granite City Memorials Lawson Cleaners Reeves YMCA W. E. Merritt Co. Compliments 0 THE D. W. SHIRT COMPANY Mount Airy North Carolina GRANITE CITY MOTOR CO., INC. Your Friendly Car Dealer for over 38 years 138 Virginia Street Mount Airy North Carolina Across from Veterans ' Park Telephone 1244 DAVIS PATTERSON PONTIAC COMPANY Body and Paint Work Goodwill Used Cars Mount Airy, North Carolina BLUE RIDGE INSURANCE AGENCY A Policy For Every Need R. P. Collins E. C. Collins Mount Airy North Carolina Complements of CLARK PARKER LUMBER CO. Mount Airy North Carolina THE TEXTILE HOUSE Fabrics for the Family and the Home Phone Bus.2047 Phone Res. 2206 ROY ' S JEWELRY AND MEN ' S CLOTHING Franklin Street Mount Airy North Carolina MOUNT AIRY COAL YARD AND GROCERY Willow Street Mount Airy North Carolina Judex A Mary Lou Adkins 42 David Adkisson 42 Charles Akers 46, 66 Mona Alderman 46 Ronnie Alderman 24, 80, 124 Johnny Aldridge 46 Gail Allen 42, 66, 79, 86, 127 Mike Allred 42, 127 Allene Anderson 24 Don Anderson 38 Ella Anderson 46 Ruth Anderson 42, 52, 58 Richard Armfield 38, 87 Phyllis Arrington 42, 58, 68, 81, 86, 93, 114, 127 William Ashley 42 Alma Atkins 66 Mr. Charles D. Atkins 16, 17, 90 Jay Atkins 46 Nelda Atkins 42 B Billy Baber 36, 38, 40, 85 Johnny Badgett 86, 127 Jim Baity 23, 24, 66, 67, 80, 100, 112, 115, 123, 124 Peggy Barber 24 Tollie Barber 38, 79 James G. Barker 38, 87 Linda Jo Barnes 46 Mrs. Kate Barringer 16, 17, 67, 107 Mr. J. D. Bartley 16, 17, 53, 90, 146 Mrs. Lucy Beamer 15 Sue Carol Beasley 7, 43 Larry Beason 38 Belva Beck 24 Norma Beck 46 Roscoe Beck 46 Crystal Lee Belton 7, 43, 80 Wayne Benge 38, 87 Faye Bennett 25 Linda Bennett 46 Jerry Beverly 25 Tommy Birks 43 Carolyn Sue Bishop 43 Gilmer Blackburn 24, 60, 78 Michael Blackman 24, 35, 57, 91, 108 Alice Blackstock 25 Carol Blair 46, 66 Johnny Blue 25 Mary Louise Blue 38 Anne Bolen 46 Helen Bond 25 Nancy Bondurant 25, 59, 80 Everett Bowman 43, 86 James Bowman 46 Pamelia Bowman 46 Patricia Bowman 25 Mary Frances Boyd 39 Jimmy Boyles 7, 24 Mrs. Mary Boyles 16, 17, 79 Bill Bradford 46 Freddie Bradford 43, 86, 112 Charles Branch 43, 126 Hilda Brannock 39 Mitchell Brannock 46 Kathleen Bray 46 Edwin Brinkley 39, 60, 78 Elizabeth Brinkley 24 J. D. Brinkley 42 Aloma Brintle 42, 86, 110 Mary Brock 46 Edgar Brooks 25 Lavinia Brown 46, 66, 113 Leon Brown 42 Dorothy Bunn 39, 87, 110 Bill Burke 46, 47 Brenda Burke 42, 75, 86, 147, 148 Edmund Burke 36, 38, 39, 1 12, 123 Mr. Marion Burke 13 Helen Busick 46 C Dink Caldwell 8, 22, 25, 28, 54, 72, 82, 146 Carolyn Call 46 Debby Callaway 25, 36, 66, 72, 85, 93, 113 Mary Louise Callaway 46 Judy Calloway 46 Rachel Calloway 25, 61, 67 Bill Campbell 36, 39 Donald Cannoy 25 Barbara Carpenter 26, 63, 108 Harold Carpenter 46 Patricia Carpenter 39. 57, 67 Martha Carroll 26, 53, 68, 69, 93, 121, 146 Carolyn Carson 42 Bill Carter 46 Wesley Caviness 36, 39, 40 Barbara Chandler 42 Bobby Chandler 46 Cleo Chandler 46 Chip Chapman 46, 123 Barbara Cheek 20, 42, 68, 86 Clara Childress 42 Gloria Childress 46 Hattie Childress 46 Jayne Childress 43 Peggy Childress 26 Tommy Childress 43, 123, 126 Wayne Childress 43 Libby Chilton 46 Ruth Chilton 8, 26, 53. 72 Missy Clark 46 Thorne Clark 38, 57 Elaine Clement 1, 38, 43, 69 Lewis Clement 38, 67, 80, 87, 123 Rodney Clifton 38, 57 Betsy Coble 46 Roberta Cockerham 46 Sandra Coe 46 Claudine Colbert 43 Betsy Collins 43, 57, 66, 122, 127 Helen Collins 43 Ruth Collins 46 Vance Collins 38 Brenda Combs 43 Camille Combs 36, 46 Larry Combs 38, 67, 87 Shirley Connor 46 Kenneth Cook 38, 80, 87 Brenda Cooke 38, 67, 81, 87, 126 Fairie Cooke 46 Mike B. Cooke 42, 80, 123, 124, 126, 127 Robin Cooke 46 Libby Coone 47 Robert Corn 47 Greg Covington 42, 86 Jake Cox 42 Jo Lena Cox 3 8 Johnny Cox 47, 56 Nancy Cox 42, 127 Vicky Cox 47 James Craddock 26 Cecelia Crow 27, 28, 70, 80, 121, 122 Carolyn Cruise 42, 122 D Angelina D ' amico 39 Glenda Davenport 42 Brenda Davis 47 Guenther Davis 47 Joy Davis 46, 47 Reginald Davis 27, 76, 80 Tommy Davis 42 Bill Dawson 47 Raymond Dawson 47 Waymond Dawson 47, 63 Bobby Dean 42, 57, 66, 67, 80, 112 Belva Deatherage 26 Glenda Deatherage 47 Brenda Dollyhigh 47 Ronald Dollyhigh 43, 80, 124, 127 Debby Douglas 36, 47 Carolyn Dowell 43 Linda Dowell 26, 66, 72, 80, 121, 122 Mrs. Margaret Draughn 16, 61 E Anita Easter 47, 146 Arnold Easter 43 Charles Easter 43 Ermine Easter 43 Robert Easter 26 Delmar Eaton 43 Raymond Eaton 39, 87 Clara Edinger 39, 69, 80, 102 Bonnie Edwards 26, 36, 80, 122 Johnnie Mae Edwards 39, 121, 122 Carol Sue Ellis 39 Kaye Everhart 47 F Dennis Faw 43, 123 Douglas Faw 39, 87, 123 Paul Faw 47 Verdine Felts 47 Audrey Ferguson 26 Johnnie Mae Ferguson 47 Mr. H. M. Finch 14, 15, 16, 56, 59, 79, 103, 105, 110, 147 Alta Finney 39 Charlotte Fleming 47 Joan Fleming 39, 106 Gaye Fleming 27, 69 Jimmy Fleming 43 Peggy Flower 47 Johnny France 27, 59 Becky Frank 47, 56, 91 Ann Franklin 47, 67 Mary Fulton 47, 66 G Billy Gammons 47 Margarfet Gammons 47 Judy Gardner 7, 26, 93, 114 Jerry Gates 43, 86, 126 Mr. Boman George 13, 14 Clark Gilbert 26, 57 Jerry Gilbert 38, 57 Eleanor Gillespie 39, 70 Mildred Gilley 47 Ann Goad 39 Judy Goad 46, 47, 66 Susan Goad 43, 58, 122 Vicki Goad 47 Imogene Goard 47 Buddy Goins 43 Esther Faye Goins 47 Freddy Goins 43, 66, 123, 126 Ruth Goins 47 Eddie Gray 39, 53, 66, 67, 80. 123 Charles Greenwood 39, 78 James Greenwood 47 Dougles Griffin 39, 78 Joe Griffin 46, 47 Hazel Griffith 26 Kathy Gunnell 47 Ralph Gunnell 47 Carol Ann Gwyn 39, 58 Jerry Gwyn 47 Minnie Gwyn 47 Vaughn Gwyn 5, 38, 39, 67, 75, 95, 102, 112, 147, 148 H Brenda Hair 43, 57, 79, 86, 122, 127 Henry Hair 47 Betty Lou Hall 47 Janice Hall 43 Jerry Hall 26 Richard Hall 47 Sylvia Hall 26 Mrs. Maxine Hamilton 16, 79, 95 Roy Lee Hanks 47 Ronnie Harbor 47 Trent Harkrader 43, 86, 123, 126, 127 Mike Harlan 4 8 Sharon Harlon 48 Elizabeth Harman 48 Joe Harrell 48 Frank Harris 43 Jimmy Harris 43, 67, 86, 123, 127 Kenneth Harris 27, 80, 124 James Harvey 39 Patricia Harvey 43 Elwood Hawks 43 Franklin Hawks 27, 71 Hayford Hawks 27 Helen Hawks 43 Loretta Hawks 48 Nancy Hawks 43 Miss Ada Haymore 16, 17, 79, 107 Norma Haymore 48 Ronald Haymore 38 Betty Haynes 27, 146 Peggy L. Haynes 27 Pete Haynes 48 Ruth Haynes 48 Wade Haynes 48 David Hemrick 48 Eddie Hemrick 36, 39, 40, 87 William Henderson 39, 87, 90 Andy Hennis 43 Charles Hennis 43, 97 Garnet Hennis 3, 66, 74, 75, 86, 90, 122, 127, 147, 148 Mr. S. A. Hennis, Jr. 13 Tommy Hennis 2 8 Betty Hiatt 20. 34, 80, 120, 121, 122 Cleo Hiatt 39, 67 Margaret Hiatt 23, 28, 29, 66, 67, 77 Margaritta Hiatt 39, 67 Monroe Hiatt 48 Elizabeth Hicks 48 Oscar Hill 43 Harold Hodges 28 Patricia Hodges 28 Miss Eva Holder 8, 17, 50, 53, 73, 101 Sandra Holder 39 Janie Holloway 29 Jesse Holloway 48 Johnny Holloway 48 Mrs. Anne Holyfield 15 Shelby Hooper 29 Paul Hornaday 48 Harvey Horton 48 Kay Huffman 29, 92, 127 142 Compliments of RADIO STATION WPAQ 10,000 Watts ! 740 kc. Telephone 1400 or 1401 Compliments of ODELL ' S SANDWICH SHOP JONES OIL-COMPANY Atlantic Products P. O. Box 502 - Phone 533 Mount Airy, North Carolina QUALITY OIL CO. Kerosene Phone 254 Fuel Oil We Give Top Value Stamps PERRY MANUFACTURING COMPANY " Career Bra " Brassieres and Ladies ' Sportswear Mount Airy North Carolina HERMAN STONE CO. Seniors! Order Your 1959 Mount Airy North Carolina Airmont now! Judex Linda Hull 43, 127 Phillip Hull 48, 52 Nancy Hunter 48 Ruby Hunter 5, 39, 63, 67, 74, 75, 87, 91, 97, 102, 148 Sammy Hunter 39, 78 Sybil Hurst 2 9 I Brenda Inman 43 Dan Inman 48 Sam Inman 8, 27, 28, 29, 74, 75, 76, 77, 80, 95, 124, 146, 147, 148 Sandra Inman 43, 113, 122, 127 Tony Inscore 48 J Judith Jackson 48 Mrs. Kate Jackson 7, 15 Mary Catherine Jackson 43, 71 Veta Jackson 48, 66, 113 Jimmy Jacobs 39, 87 Frankie Lou James 48 Scherer James 7, 40, 55, 80, 87, 113 Rosalie Jarvis 48 Ann Beth Johnson 43, 96 Mr. Charles Johnson 17, 18, 76, 82, 85 Clifford Johnson 48 Faye Johnson 43 Harry Lee Johnson 40, 67, 80, 87, 90 T. C. Johnson 48 joe Johnson 28, 146 Mrs. Lillian Johnson 15 Carol Johnston 40, 67 Wayne Johnston 28 Gail J ones 48 George Jones 48, 56 Kenny Jones 48 Linda Jones 48 Linda G. Jones 28, 67, 77 Mike Jones 48 Rachel Jones 43 Stephen Jones 44 Steve Jones 27, 28, 118 Toni Jones 48 K Richard Kelley 40, 80 Nellie Kennedy 44 Gail Key 44, 86 Barbara Keye 48 Brenda King 44, 96 Charles King 48 Mary King 44 James Kingsbury 28 Gene Kirby 48 Joyce Kirkman 29, 67 Polly Kirkman 7, 29, 34, 36, 85 Robert Kirkman 44 L Melvin Lambe 48 Arlette Lambert 48 Gerald Laws 44 Jo Ann Lawson 48 Barbara Leftwich 48 Gloria Leftwich 48 Suzanne Lewis 36, 39, 40, 78, 87 Carolyn Loflen 48 Patricia Loftis 40, 87 Linda Love 44, 122, 127 Frank Lowry 40, 67, 80, 87, 123 Lena Mae Lynch 45, 63 June Lyons 45 M Margaret McCann 40, 75, 106, 147, 148 Mary Jo McHone 8, 48 Mildred McHone 48 Sandra McHone 48 Mrs. Lorraine McKinney 17, 102 Betty McMillan 29 66 Bryan McMillian 45 Buddy McMillian 48, 67 Don McMillian 48 Larry McMillian 45 Mrs. Lavinia Mackie 17, 54, 60, 78, 147 Mike Marion 48 Robert Marion 45 Annie Lee Marsh 2, 29, 74, 75, 77, 101, 128, 148 Brenda Marshall 48, 66 Brenda J. Marshall 45, 66, 69 Clinton Martin 41, 87 Dennis Martin 41, 87 Glenda Martin 45 James Martin 48 John Martin 41 Judy Martin 48 Dr. Moir S. Martin 10, 11, 102, 109 Shirley Martin 48 Terry Martin 45 Larry Meredith 29 Jane Merritt 2, 7, 30, 53, 75, 78, 80, 85, 93, 101, 104, 107, 108,1114, 127, 80, 148 Judy Merritt 44, 65, 8b, 97, il3, 115, 122, 127 Reva Midkiff 48, 67 Sara Midkiff 41, 66, 92, 122, 126 Carolyn Miller 44 Jerry Miller 44, 86 Faye Mills 38, 41, 71, 87, 126 Gloria Mills 48 Linda Mills 44, 52 Linda D. Mills 7, 41, 67, 80, 97, 115, 121 Mr. Sam Moir 18, 123, 124, 127 Annette Monday 7, 41, 80, 93, 121 Geraldine Monday 44, 69, 96 Sandra Monday 48 Mr. W. I. Monday 13 James Monroe 30, 124, 125 Nancy Monto 48 Jeanette Moody 48 Alfred Moorefield 44 Louise Morris 2, 25, 27, 30, 74, 75, 101, 103, 110, 148 Juanita Morrison 41 Edna Moseley 30, 60, 7£ Carl Mosley 48 Shirley Moss 44 Mrs. Selena Moxley 15 N Mrs. Mary Neal 18, 53, 60 Mr. R. M. Nelson 13 Jerry Nichols 44 Pearl Nichols 48 Beaulah Niston 48 Genevieve Norman 48 Jacqueline Norman 48 Linda Norman 40, 126 Shelby Norman 49 O George Oliver 49 Linda O ' Neal 49 Paul Owen 49 Alice Owens 40, 68 Jerry Owens 40, 53 P Dick Parker 30, 146 Sylvia Parries 36, 40, 92 Barry Patterson 40 Brenda Patterson 45 Dennis Patterson 49 Lois Patterson 40 Ronnie Patterson 49 J. D. Paul 40 Linda Paul 45 Sparky Paul 45 Brenda Payne 45 Carol Payne 31, 123 Linda Payne 40, 81, 87 Mondale Payne 45 James Peeples 31, 54 Ken Peeples 45 Bobby Pell 45 Mr. L. B. Pendergraph 10, 11, 103, 111 Dan Pendleton 45, 97, 126 Jimmy Phillips 44 Sara Lou Phillips 31, 70, 72 Judy Pierce 8, 49 Buddy Pike 49 Sandra Poore 49 Jenny Pruett 22, 31, 36, 54, 93, 97, 100, 115 Mary Pruett 49, 66, 81 Ann Puckett 49 Jimmy Dean Puckett 44 Jimmy Gray Puckett 44 P. D. Puckett 49 Roger Puckett 31 Betty Jo Pulliam 49 Mary F. Pulliam 44, 122, 127 Mary M. Pulliam 30, 77, 78 P. D. Pyles 44 Shirley Pyles 49 Q George Burton Quesinberry 30, 59, 67 R Mr. Arnold Ramey 18, 53, 59, 98 Frank Ramsey 41 Sylvia Ramsey 41, 67 William Reece 44 Mr. Ray Reed 18, 53, 76, 90 Mary Ellen Reeves 44 Ben Robertson 49 Dennis Robertson 49 Lucy Robertson 49 Paul Robinson 49 Glenda Rodgers 49 Ray Rodgers 44, 125, 126, 127 S Johnny Sanders 45, 80, 123, 124, 215, 126, 127 Roger Sawyer 45 Fay Scales 30 " Verona Gail Sechrest 8, 30, 66, 71, 72, 77, 78, 80, 101, 113, 123 Sammy Self 45, 146 Esther Semones 30, 61 Lauria Semones 49, 66 Linda Semones 49 Mildred Semones 45 Wise Semones 45 Jimmy Sessoms 49 Edwin Shelton 31, 91 Freddy Shelton 45 Jeff Shelton 45, 66 Judy Shelton 41, 66, 70. 80, 87, 121, 122, 126 Mildred Shelton 41, 87, 92, 126 Phillip Shelton 45 Mr. Wallace Shelton 18, 19, 53, 116, 121, 127 Bonnie Shinault 41, 71 Michey Shore 49 Dianne Short 49 Mrs. Valeria Shuford 18, 19, 81, 95, 102, 107, 110 Walter Shuford 49 Jimmy Siceloff 44, 86, 115, 126, 123 Betty Simmons 31, 73, 80, 121, 122 David Simmons 41 Dianne Simmons 38, 39, 41, 55, 66, 80, 121, 122, 126, 87 Kenneth Simmons 49 Mike Simmons 40 Pat Simmons 49 Patsy Simmons 41, 113, 121, 122, 126 Richard Simmons 31 Twain Simmons 49 Wade Simmons 31, 146 Miss Jean Simpson 18, 19, 75, 147 Jimmy L. Slate 44, 126 Nancy Slate 49 Bettie Lou Smith 31 Bobby Smith 30, 35, 67, 76 Charles Smith 45, 63, 69 Edward Smith 30 Gary Smith 30, 33, 80, 124 Glenda Smith 49 Jerry Smith 49 Joby Smith 45, 80 Joe Smith 46, 49, 112 June Smith 23, 30, 35, 74, 108, 148 Kerry Smith 30 Larry Smith 45 Peggie Smith 31, 69, 73, 78 Ray Smith 49 Robert Smith 45 Mr. R. M. Smith 13, 14 Shannon Smith 2, 5, 31, 35, 82, 93, 101, 107, 108, 111, 148, 75 Stewart Smith 31, 34, 35, 66, 67, 78, 80, 100, 112, 118, 124, 88 Sue Smith 34, 41, 75, 80, 121, 122, 128, 148 Jason Snow 41 Bonnie Sparger 8, 24, 25, 31, 73, 85, 92, 93, 108 George Sparger 45 Janis Sparger 49, 66 Patricia Sparger 49 Tommy Sparger 49 Ernest Speight 31, 67 Mrs. Mable Speight 15 Mitchell Speight 49 John Spurlin 32, 45 Philip Stanley 49, 66 Don Starling 41, 67 Charles Starr 32, 57 Jerry Starr 41, 54, 67, 87 Richard Stephens 45 Elizabeth Stepp 49 Howard Sumner 45, 80, 124, 127 Treva Sumner 32 Linda Surratt 45 Fay Sutphin 22, 32, 53, 66, 77, 78, 108 Mary Ruth Sutphin 49 Nancy Sutphin 49 Ray Sutphin 32, 33, 70, 88, 124 Guido Sutter 36, 40, 41, 78, 87, 95, 96 Mrs. Caroline Sydnor 18, 36, 79 Elizabeth Sykes 44, 86 T Gaye Tate 49 Ray Tate 49, 112 144 Judex T Annetta Taylor 7, 44, 66 Bonnie Taylor 49 Jacqueline Taylor 49 Duke Taylor 33 Jerry R. Taylor 49 Jerry Taylor 45 Johnny Taylor 45 Todd Taylor 8, 23, 33, 67, 70, 76, 78, 91, 94, 100, 146, 147 Libby Tesh 45, 80. 86, 92, 122, 127 Mr. Bruce H. Tharrington 13, 14, 90 Miss Annie Thomas 19, 53 Eleanor Thomas 33, 67, 81 Mrs. Ima Thomas 15 Joe Thomas 41, 115, 146 Nancy Thomas 49 Nancy L. Thomas 8, 24, 33, 73, 82, 84, 107, 108 Roy M. Thomas 45 Mrs. Vera Thomas 19 Vera Carl Thomas 33, 55, 70, 78, 84, 105, 108 Bonnie Tickle 41, 68, 92, 106 James Tilley 45, 66 Patsy Tilley 49 Cynthia Tillotson 32, 36, 54, 58, 77, 8C, 81, 122 Jackie Timmons 32, 52 J. T. Tolbert 45 Peggy Tolbert 49, 54 Charles Triplette 45 Russell Tucker 45 U Gray Utt 32 V Carolyn Vaughn 41 Eddie Va ughn 44 Harry Vaughn 49 Martha Vaughn 20, 49, 66 Mary Vaughn 49, 60, 66 Tommy Vaughn 40, 57, 8Q, 87, 94 Yvonne Vaughn 7, 32, 34, 35, 80, 81 Mary Ruth Vogler 32, 36, 83, 93, 100, 114 Patsy Vogler 8, 36, 49 Peggy Vogler 22, 33. 34 35, 36, 66, 67, 75, 83, 93, 100, 107, 108, 114, 148 W Bonnie Wall 44 Sam Wall 33, 56, 62, 83 Harold E. Warren 45, 126 Alton Watson 41, 80, 123 Faye Watson 32, 81 Mickey Watson 32, 76, 80 Betsy Watts 41, 71 Linda Welborn 49 Naomi Welborn 41, 71 Nancey Welch 45 Novie Welch 32 Brenda Westmoreland 41, 81, 87, 107 Jerry Westmoreland 49 Norma Westmoreland 45 Ronald Whitaker 49, 116 Tommy White 49, 52 Donnie Willard 32, 67 Mr. George Williams 19, 59, 91, 96 George Williams 28, 32, 57, 76, 77, 80, 83, 97, 101, 123 Mike Williams 45 Laymon Willis 49 Johnny Wilson 49, 116 Billy Withers 33, 34, 83 Mr. John B. Wolfe 13 Carolyn Woodie 41, 56, 68 Mr. W. L. Woodie 19, 57, 79 Nelta Woodson 49 Wayne Woodson 45 Carolyn Worrell 41, 87 Linda Worrell 33, 83 Shelby Worrell 49 Gail Wright 36, 39, 40, 41, 55, 78, 84, 87 Y Glenn Yokley 41, 87 Bonnie Yopp 45 John York 45, 127 145 Our Year Ends i I FIRST PRIZE of twenty-five dollars was awarded the high school for its American Education Week display. Examples of practically all types of school work were included in the allotted store window. (LEFT, CENTER) MEMBERS OF THE CHRISTMAS play cast — Joe Johnson, Todd Taylor, Sam Inman, Dink Caldwell, and Martha Carroll — talk over the production problems of Dicken ' s Christmas Carol. (BOTTOM, LEFT) A SEVERE FLU epidemic brought scantily filled classrooms as absences reached a high peak during the fall of ' 57. The resulting make-ups imposed endless hours of extra work on teachers. Mr. Bartley helps Anita Easter after school hours. (BELOW) BUS DRIVERS Sammy Self, Joe Thomas, Wade S imm on s , Dick Parker, and Betty Lou Haynes get together after inspecting their busses prior to starting the busy schedule of transporting students from school. 146 The Memory Lingers On PRINCIPAL H. M. FINCH unwraps the sport jacket presented him by Mrs. Mackie (INSET) for the high school faculty. " It isn ' t a Christmas present — November is too early, " Mr. Finch was assured. " It isn ' t a Thanksgiving present — we didn ' t find the Finches on the n e e d y list, " continued Mrs. Mackie. " It ' s just a we-like-you present. " (RIGHT) TODD TAYLOR studies—with visions of commencement (INSET) in his mind. (BOTTOM, RIGHT) EITHER SAM Inman or Vaughn Gwynn manages to be on hand to cover almost every event for Airmont. (BELOW) UP BEFORE LIGHT to spend a rainy Saturday at Chapel Hill attending a press institute, Miss Simpson, Margaret MeCann, Brenda Burke, and Pinky Hennis prepare to start back home. 147 Business Manager Jane Merritt Copy Editor Our Final Word F r om the opening assembly in early fall through all the unusual and routine events, to commencement and report card day—we have tried to capture this Year To Remember for you in the pages of Airmont . We hope you like the record, both now and in the future. Photographing, writing, assembling and checking all the materials, have made the year more meaningful for us, the staff. We are grateful to all our friends, in school and out, who have helped make possible this seventh edition of Airmont —our record of a memorable year. 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Mount Airy High School - Airmont Yearbook (Mount Airy, NC) online yearbook collection, 1957 Edition, Page 1

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Mount Airy High School - Airmont Yearbook (Mount Airy, NC) online yearbook collection, 1959 Edition, Page 1

1959

Mount Airy High School - Airmont Yearbook (Mount Airy, NC) online yearbook collection, 1960 Edition, Page 1

1960

Mount Airy High School - Airmont Yearbook (Mount Airy, NC) online yearbook collection, 1961 Edition, Page 1

1961

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