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Wmm. -74 . A . I - -r I ' I An MYERS PARK Myers Park High School Charlotte, North Carolina Sally Spratt Editor Gene Carpenter Business Manager Volume 8 Dedicated to . . . Mr. Leslie Browne Miss Gordon Freeman We, the senior doss, broke the tradition of dedi- cating our annual to one person, for we feel there are two people who above all others deserve ap- preciation. With each new annual Miss Gordon Freeman and Mr. Leslie Browne, as yearbook ad- visors, contribute something to our school that is lasting and memorable for the entire student body and especially for the senior class. Miss Freeman spent many hours thinking of captions, writing copy, advising the editorial staff; Mr. Browne, developing pictures, plonning a new ad layout, advising the business staff. To put to- gether what you see in the following pages took many hours outside of si cth period annual class. It took every weekend, most afternoons, many nights. With an encouraging word and quick as- sistance they were always there to help, to do. The ' 59 staff realizes that it could not have put this book out without them. However, their activities have not been limited to their classrooms and annual alone. Each well deserves the nomination for contributions in other fields. In addition to her four English classes and annual Miss Freeman taught a new elective, cre- ative writing, this year. Through her efforts in de- veloping the talent of this class and in advising it, the student body had a new literary magazine, Pegasus. Hi-Y clubs at Myers Park have grown and de- veloped mainly through the efforts of Mr. Browne. This year he advised two of the three clubs, tenth and twelfth grade. He has also served as a past president of the Charlotte, North Carolina Educa- tion Association. In appreciation for dedication to teaching, will- ingness to guide, and giving of time and interest for the betterment of Myers Park, the senior class gratefully dedicates the 1959 Musfang to Miss Gordon Freeman and Mr. Leslie Browne. 6 i I e e s a s 1 c e m e n t s TABLE OF CONTENTS Sports 16 School Spirit Groups 18 Boys ' Sports 20 Coaching Staff 31 Sports Clubs 32 Girls ' Sports 33 Classes and Actirities 36 Administration 38 Faculty 39 Curriculum 44 Classes 50 Clubs to Enrich Learning 100 Service Clubs 104 Instrumental Music 110 Vocal Music 114 Drama 116 Honor Society 117 Mustang 118 MyerSpark 120 Student Congress 122 Features 124 Beauties 126 Senior Honors 130 Junior Marshals 131 Superlatives 132 SPORTS 1 8 i life blend to c r e 3. i e t b e colorful CLASSES and ACTIVITIES FEATURES ! 9 neiu year Stings a reuiual of ! i»g i a i i ffiaf ever-present spirit ffiaf is M.P.H.S. September third brought a new school year, a new beginning; new skills to learn, old ones to master; a time to work, a time to play; ex- periences to share, opportunities to serve; old friends, new ones; excitement, anticipation. For some students, this year was their first at Myers Park; for others, their last. For every- one, it was a year to remember. The first school month, as always, was a busy one of paying fees, getting the first ' Spark, meeting classes, doing perpetual homework, beating Central, electing officers. taking class pictures, holding the first Student Council meeting and the first new senior class meeting. Football games often followed by open houses now took up part of our week- ends. Seniors who had taken part in the AFS program or had attended various conventions and conferences shared their experiences in an assembly. As autumn slipped by, our year fell into a pattern — familiar, traditional, and thrilling. Who will ever forget the impressive Honor Society tapping? Homecoming was dampened only slightly by our loss to the Whirlies. The next week we tied our arch rivals, the Rams, 0-0. College Day brought a sudden realization of the nearness of the future. National Merit Semi-Finalists were announced. We found Ambassadors ' tea for new girls Spirit mounts against Central 1 Cheering the team to victory A renewed empfiasis on learning Working for speed A favorite spot — scholarship bulletin board Testing English skills An experiment on clorine ■HnLAH! ' .||lh ANWKiNtlr KfjT;: proof of our spirit of unity os we worked for the annual barbeque. We chuckled through " Time Out for Ginger " and subscribed to the Mustang. With the winter months came a frantic tempo — there were so many things to do: a superior concert by the Music Department, all-important College Boards, wrest- ling and basketball, club .meetings, the eagerly-awaited Christmas Dance, two-hour exams, the close of the old semester and promises brought by a new one, bids for membership in Key Club and Girl Ambassadors, a new literary magazine, Valentines and our King and Queen of Hearts, the yearbook deadline, new class rings for 12 new skills and mastering old ones A cfiance to sfiare expeiiences I 1 I I i Our Vice Pres. Speaks juniors. And somewhere in between, we struggled over term papers or Latin projects. Before we realized it, the fourth quarter had begun. We enjoyed Senior Follies, the best ever presented. Easter and a brief holiday. Juniors worked secretly on the Junior-Senior Prom. And finally, the most important month of all for a senior. May. The Junior- Senior. Our last Honors and Awards assembly. Senior Banquet. No longer was graduation a dream; it was a real- ity. Diplomas loomed ahead — tangible proof that the years of learning and growing in high school were over. But these years will not escape us; they are captured forever in our memories. D.E. December party i anJ Activities, to win recognition i i I The toss of the coin, the referee ' s signal, the start of the big clock — the 1958-59 Mustangs sports season was off to a fighting start as our football team took the field in their opening game. Cheers of encouragement echo- ed throughout the stadium, expressing the pride in the heart of each loyal Myers Parker. Throughout the year our many teams did not win every game, but they com- piled a record worthy of praise and added to the already well - stocked trophy case. However, this year ' s varied program of athletics brought more than trophies and honors. It developed skills and of- fered an outlet for energy; it developed a feeling of unity and loyalty among the student body. Most important, it gave us a Mustang spirit that no loss could unsettle, that no victory could make boastful. AtfUetics offer a variety of opportunities to grow in skills and sporfsmansfiip. Vivacious cfieerle ders add esi to sports events With an inexhaustible supply of en- ergy, three groups of peppy, school- spirited girls were always down front to lead the fight songs and yells for our teams. The senior high cheerleaders began their practice sessions in the middle of August, and by the opening of school they had revitalized old cheers and added many new ones. In preparation for the many pep rallies they sponsored, these loyal rooters made banners and posters to help spark student enthus- iasm and game attendance. During the football team ' s practice sessions, the girls served cold orange juice to the team and assisted the coaches by typ- LEADERS OF SCHOOL SPIRIT pose in victory " V " . Judith Ward, Ginger Allison, Linda Summerville, Sally McKaig, Doodle Myers, Head Cheerleader; Jo Ann Strickland, Bonny Currie, Lyn McGarity, and Punch Harris, THE FIRST MYERS PARK J. V. Cheerleaders. Ruth Swinney, Mascot; Betsy Benoit, Nancy Rouzer, Judy Adams, Paula Lumpkin, Blanche ' Willard, Head Cheerleader; Carole Lane, Linda Orr, Sarah Herring, Cynthia Blythe. ing schedules and attending to office details. Nine newly elected J.V. Cheerleaders were another first for Myers Park this year. Elected by the tenth grade, these Jumping Jills designed their own uni- forms and originated their own lively style of cheering. Although Myers Park Junior High consisted of only a ninth grade this year, the Junior High Cheerleaders found their job a big one. In addition to leading the cheering section, they sold programs and booster cards. CHEERING THE COLTS on to victory were: Mary Catherine Akers, Mascot; Gay Williams, Head Cheerlead- er; Linda Holder, Yorky Johnston, Nancy Van Every, Casey Sherrill, Leslie hreedland, Mary Quern, Alice French, Jane Utley. 18 SntfiusiasUc school spirif qualifies students for Mustang CluS MUSTANG CLUB MEMBERS SORT CLOTHES for rummage sale. First row: Morrison Lowronce, Vice President; Susan Meo- chom. Secretary; Dickie Lee, President. Second row: Anne Bare- foot, Mary Lucas, Alma Cordle, Anne Cordle, Cynthia Blythe, Sarah Herring, Carole Slaughter, Nancy House. Third row: Bill Sanford, Wallene Threadgill, Barbara Hanks, Kenny McArver, Betsy Glenn, Harriet Hester, Donna Woodside, Blanche Willard, Bob Cordle, Doodle Myers. Fourth row: Mr. Clooninger, Ad- visor; Dot Poole, Caro ' e Lane, Tom Moore, Tom O ' Brien, Freeman Barber, Neal Cheek, Paul Barefoot. The aim of the Mustang Club is to boost school spirit. Members, selected on the basis of their loyalty, sit together at football and basketball games and form a lively nucleus for the cheering section. Activities of the Mustang Club are guided by the Executive Council made up of the of- ficers, the advisor, and representatives from the tenth, eleventh, and twelfth grades. High- lights of this year ' s club projects were selling pennants and holding a rummage sale. The funds raised were used for decorating the school for pep rallies and for publishing bas- ketball programs. Mr. Cloaninger acted as the club advisor. For that finishing touch, for that extra special dash, the lettergirls and majorettes were always on hand to stage half-time shows during football season and to bear our colors proudly in public appearances with the march- ing band. Each group worked on its own to master marching and drill techniques, and they spent long sessions practicing during sixth period and after school with the band. The majorettes, with the assistance of their advisors, Mrs. Lancaster and Mr. Mims, de- vised many new costumes and routines for half-time shows. Spectators taking a breather in the middle of a tense game were entertain- ed by these girls who assisted the band in intricate marching patterns and precision drill performances. HIGHSTEPPING SCHOOL SPIRIT is their specialty. Nancy Duvall, Head Majorette; Susan Favor, Mary Meade Owens, Rosalind Rollins. ALWAYS ONE STEP AHEAD of the band are Lettergirls: Wallene T hreadgill, Mebane McDonald, Terry Flynn, Barbara Martin, Sandra Stellings, Head Lettergirl; Sandra Summerville, Martha Rogers, Libby McNeely, Donna Woodside, Ann McClintock. 19 Bob Cordle famed for his broken- field running, skirts end for yardage against Asheville. " Tackle by Beaver " was an often heard phrase from the press box as demonstroted here by Hal with an assist by George Cutter. Butch Gallagher, remembered for his 92 yard touchdown sprint against Central, carries the ball. Qnddevs place e g (ltd in sfafc, Stung by graduation losses and playing Triple A for the first year, the Mustangs had a very suc- cessful ' 58 season. In the opening game, the Steeds romped the North Mecklenburg Rebels 21-0, with the stylish quarterbacking of Hal Beaver, an excellent replace- ment for Ray Farris. Sparked by the first win of the season, the Mus- tangs took on the one touchdown-favored Central. In the first few seconds, halfback Butch Gallagher caught the opening kickoff and raced untouched 92 yards for the first score. The jazzed-up eleven did not stop with one touchdown. Hal Beaver ran the option beautifully, and the result was a 28-6 upset over Central. After losing to Salisbury in the worst defeat in two seasons, the Mustangs went on the road to dis- mantle the Burlington Bulldogs. Burlington would not co-operate; they dismantled themselves. The Myers Park line recovered kicks, centers, and fum- The stubborn Mustang defensive wall closes in on Salisbury. bles all evening. Tommy Blanton replaced Hal Bea- ver at quarterback and connected to Ronnie Moser and Bill Tourtellot for an aerial assault to humble the Bulldogs, 30- 1 2. Although defeated by one point in their en- counter with Asheville, the mighty Mustangs jour- neyed to Gastonia to melt the Green Wave. After Hal Beaver suffered a head injury. Tommy Blan- ton directed the attack with passes to Bob Cordle and to Bill Tourtellot. The final score was 19-14. After losing Homecoming to Greensboro, the meeting of the " upsetters " took place when the Mustangs faced the Harding Rams, a 7-point fa- vorite. The Myers Park gridders came out onto the field fired up and ready to go. Bob Cordle gave the Mustangs their offensive spark but the line was the thing. Stalwarts like John Newitt, Paul Potts, Paul Stork, Richard Scott, Jerry Mitchell, Bill Wallace, and Joe Cox held the game to an exasperating 0-0 tie. Gastonia ' s attack fails before the defensive prowess of the steeds! I { SCHEDULE MP 21 North Meek. 0 MP 28 . . Central 6 MP 6 Salisbury 36 MP 30 Burlington 12 MP 6 . . Asheville 7 MP 19 . Gastonia 14 MP 12 Greensboro 35 MP 0 . Harding 0 MP 38 . . . East Meek. 7 MP 21 . West Meek. 0 The M. P. bench lends support to Cordle against Salisbury. Hal Beaver comes out on top again. Capture city crown. In a tie with Harding for first place in the city, the Horses of Myers Park met the Eagles of East Mecklenburg. With Hal Beaver playing his best game, scoring eight points (all with his right foot), the Mustangs stomped the Eagles 38-7. Beaver threw passes to ace ends Tourtellot and Moser and to speedy Bob Cordle. Lou Sullivan was a consis- tent ground-gainer and Tommy Blanton churned 85 yards for a punt return. Winding up the 1958 season, the Myers Park Mustangs snowed West Mecklenburg 21-0 with a merciless aerial attack by Tommy Blanton. Horses on the ground attack were Lou Sullivan and Bob Allen. On the All-City teams, Myers Park placed Hal Beaver, Bill Tourtellot, and Bob Cordle. On the All- Mecklenburg team, Myers Park placed Hal Beaver, Bill Tourtellot, Bob Cordle, Bill Wallace, and Jahn Newitt. In the Shrine Bowl Game, Myers Park plac- ed at quarterback, Hal Beaver. The Mighty Mustangs of 1958 are, first row: Ronnie Moser, Tommy Blanton, Hill Wellford, Captain Dave Underwood, Butch Gallagher, Phil Burns, Paul Potts, Bill Gilbert. Second row: Vance Cockerham, Jack Hardy, Jerry Mitchell, Pat Ellison, Joe Cox, Bo Willard, Bruce McClure, Bob Allen. Third row: John Newitt, Jay Rogers, Bill Skidmore, Ritch Harris, George Cutter, Richard Scott, John Soldati, Lou Sullivan. Fourth row: Paul Stork, Bobby Hardin, Hal Beaver, Bill Wallace, Bill Tourtellot, Bob Cordle. I The Joyvee ' s of M. P. ore, first row: Charles Elrod, Grady Thomas, Carl Wolker, Eddie Howie, Larry Graham, Charles Favor, Fenton Wells. Second row; Ed Genois, Don Titus, Richard Bowers, Kenny Jordan, Joe Spencer, John Williams, Mac Alexander. Third row: Mike Houston Bill Hinson, Chuck Spain, Bob Lampee, Mock Kinser, Bob Hollifield. Fourth row: Kippy Carter, Perky Roberson, Howard Duvall, John Harris, Hayward Thompson, John Allen, Henry Hallet. Mustangs sfiut out 6asf and Norffi Running was the strongest weapon of the Myers Park Junior Varsity who finished the ' 58 season with a 2-4 record, winning over North (26-0) and West (19-0) and losing to East, Harding, Central, and Gastonia. Outstanding members af the Junior Mustangs, coached by Stuart Allen, were Don Titus, Perky Roberson, and Bill Hinson who played defen- sive positions. Offensive spark was given by Cap- tain Charles Elrod and Mike Houston, the leading scorer. The Jayvees had the kicking edge with Wiley Horne and Jimmy Wallace. Houston receives opening kickoff for Mustang Joyvee ' s. Spain, Titus, and Favor action. nail Harding for no gain in J. V. Adorns is junior Higfi ' s most vaIuaSIc phyer With their best game a 19-0 win over McClintock, the Myers Park Junior High Steed- lets coached by Vernon Dreib- elbis, had a 1-4-1 record. Out- standing linemen were Co- Captain Donnie Wood, Don Willis, and Butch Allison. In the backfield, the four junior horsemen were Co-Captain Jer- ry Adams, Billy Mallard, Jim Smith, and ' Jim Rogers. l Junior High Football Team. First row: Richard Elmore, Roy House, Donnie Wood, Ed Adams, Steve Douglas, Butch Allison, Don Willis. Second row: Julius Griffith, Charles Wood, John Edgerton, Bryan Crutcher, Ralph O ' Hair. Wilburn Campbell, Ed Hamilton. Third row: Woody McGinn, Fred Sprock, Jim Smith, Tom Forshaw, Walter Graham, Andy Taylor, Ray Hall. Fourth row: Hunter Shull, Manager; Jim Bryant, John Skidmore, Billy Mallard, Walton Rogers, Robbie Sieburg, Jim Crockett, Bob Warden, manager. spar eJ tfie running of Mike Houston Mustang J. V. ' s bury opponent. Jayvees go over for a touchdown against Narth. On the hardwood floor for M. P, were, first row; Steve Sobell, Fisk Outwoter, Henry Hollett, Gene Curtis, Tim Thomas. Second row; Curtis Hardy, manager; Whitey Kendall, Richard Barefoot, Stewart White, Steve Seawright, Steve Robinson, manager. Mustang C gevs face " triple A competition " Big” Bill Wallace dunks two for M. P. The spirit of Myers Park is portrayed on the basketball court by Coach George Powell ' s quintet. By midseason the Mustangs had a four-ten win- loss record. In Triple A sports for the first time, the mighty Mustangs faced stronger foes than they had ever faced before. Showing the undamp- ened M. P. spirit after several losses, the team came through victorious over rivals Harding, North, and East by 71-62, 56-54, and 50-46. On the hardwood could be seen such athletes as " Smiling " Richard Barefoot, " Big " Bill Wal- lace, " Spunky " and " Speedy " Robert Parlier and Tommy Blanton, and " Dependable " Wade Black- welder. From the bench, the players could al- ways hear shouts of encouragement and sup- port, like " Get to work, you lazy loafers. " in one of the outstanding games the " fire- house five " defeated the Harding Rams 71- 62. In the game the .Mustangs capitalized on their fast breaks with Tommy Blanton and Robert Parlier turning in outstanding per- formances. Next year ' s team will be greatly assisted by the experience of juniors Howard Arbuckle, Fisk Outwater, and Gene Curtis. during ’58-’59 season. Parlier lays up two in spite of blocking by Asheville. Blackwelder dribbles around a " Moroon " for o layup. The Firehouse Five: Robert Parlier, Howard Arbuckle, Bill Wallace, Wade Blackwelder, and Tommy Blanton. feaBH i ayuee squ id masters fast Sr ea The Jayvees of Myers Park ore, first row: Alan Show, Bobby Cato, Buddy DuBose, Wayne Eyers. Second row: Donny Kaleel, Ed Adams, Alex McKinnon, David Pfohl. Third row: Charles Favor, Jimmy Wallace, Curty White, Joe Cox. The Jayvee hardwood " Magicians " tore through all opponents to compile the most successful rec- ord in the city. Led by Buddy DuBose, crafty play- maker and ace shooter, and Big Joe Cox under the boards, the Greenies displayed unusual finesse and confidence. Coached by Jack Sink, this fine squad should provide the nucleus for a Myers Park cham- pionship team of the future. Cass and Clark give support as Mall- ard shows form against Wilson. Captain Robert Cass says, " I ' ve got it. " Rogers shoots for two more. Steedlets fiigfiligfit season witfi win over Harding Coached by Vernon Dreibelbis, the junior high hardwood quintet mowed down all opposition by impressive mar- gins. After a shaky start, the Colts rallied to finish strong in their confer- ence. High man was Robert Cass, with Tim Rogers and Billy Mallard also set- ting a torrid pace. Other starters were Bill Clark and John Edgerton. The highlight of the season was a 67-19 romp over Harding. Junior high basketball squad are, first row: John Phillips, Mike Mettler, Tommy Waldron, Brian Barksdale, Jim Crockett. Second row: John Edgerton, Barry Pharr, John Folsom, Van Coble, Dent Sullivan, manager. Third row: Billy Mallard, Jim Rogers, Robert Cass, captain, Billy Clark, Donnie Woods, 27 Gfiree sfafe records Sro en as Losing only to East and West in a triangular meet and to the Davidson and Carolina frosh, the Myers Park cross country team, coached by Stuart Allen, defeated East 19-36, N. C. State frosh 24-41, and West 15-73. At the state meet, the runners of Myers Park beat the second-place team by 15 points, 28-43. Outstanding record breakers were Captains Hugh Huntington, Eddie West, and Tom Stockton. The 1958 State Champions are, first row: Jim Taylor, Archie Costner, George Wisecarver, Bill Messerly, Walter Kellogg, Nick Holland. Second row: Neal Cheek, Morrison Devine, Harry Spoon, Don Page. Third row: Hugh Huntington, Tom Stockton, Eddie West, Jim Cothran, Robert Whitton, Mike Stenhouse. Cross country captures state crown fourtfi straight year Mustangs off to a good start against West Coach Stuart Allen checks time with assistant Bob Allen. Mustangs are migfity maulers on tde mafs Grapplers for this year ore, first row: Ben McCoy, Bo Willard, Phil Burns, Goody Thomas, Larry Smith, Allan Aitken, George Foster, Paul Stork, Bill Tourtellot. Second row: Robbie Thax- ton, Ed Genois, Jim Drake, Pete Elliot. Third row: Gus Anastes, Deno Elliot, Butch Allison, Doug Maddock, Mike Gilbert, Tony Smith, Jack Thomas, Woody McGinn. Coached for the first year by Stuart Allen, the Myers Park wrestling team posed a defi- nite threat on the mats this season with a four-two record. Three matches before the State Meet, the grapplers continued to pin their opponents and increase their wins. On the mats were such grappling seniors as George Foster, Bo Willard, Goody Thomas, Phil Burns, and Ben McCoy. With underclass- men like Paul Stork, Allan Aitken, and Ed Genois, future wrestling squads of Myers Park will have great experience on the mats. WRESTLING SCHEDULE Dec. 12 Statesville Dec. 19 Albemarle Jan. 8 .Mooresville Jan. 12 Salisbury Jan. 15 Albemarle Jan. 29 Mooresville Feb. 3 Albemarle Feb. 9 Statesville Feb. 14 Boone Feb. 19 State Match Goody Thomas shows Myers Park ' s wrestling from against Albemarle. Paul Stork riding a Salisbury opponent across the mats 29 The racing dive — M. P. style by Co-Coptains Sanford and Getting into the swim of things Goodson Swimmers win inuifafionals Sy wide margin After only four years of competitive swimming, Myers Park ' s Swimming Team captured the state high school championship, setting two national swim records. Bill McGinty bettered the national high school record twice by shaving the listed rec- ord of 50.2 to 50.1 seconds in the 100-yard free- style qualifying events and then came back with a 49.6 for the finals. In the 50-yard freestyle he bettered the old record of 23.8 with a time of 22.9, Myers Park scored 1 18 points to outdistance second-place Greensboro with 68, At the fourth annual Eastern Carolina Invita- tional swim meet, the Mustang mermen amassed 1 18] 2 points ta outdistance Needham Broughton ' s 88 points. At the Emory University Invitational, with 25 schools participating, Myers Park collect- ed 57 points to sweep the honors. In the 50-yard freestyle, McGinty broke the meet record of 23.7 by .4 of a second. The freestyle team. Bill San- ford, Lou Sullivan, Deems Wilson, and Bill Mc- Ginty, also broke the existing state record of 1 .38 minutes by 2.1 seconds. At Chapel Hill in February, the swimmers placed first in faur events, scoring 83 points to win the 14th annual Southern Interscholastic swimming championship. Bill McGinty clipped the 100-yard freestyle record of 51 seconds by posting a new time of 50.5. The 1959 Mermen of Myers Pork ore, first row: Lou Sullivan, Bill McKee, Deems Wilson, Bill Sanford and Paul Goodson, co-captains; Bill McGinty, Vance Cockersham, Jim Moore, Billy Gilbert. Second row: Bobby Helbein, Vic Burg, Bill Cowan, Paul Barefoot, Bob Mobley, Bob Glasgow, Joe Goodson, Drew Taylor, Sonny Charnley. Third row: Phil Levine, Jim Gray, Steve Van Every, Thad Adams, John Alexander, Norman Scott, Jonn Wnite, Jonn Thomas, John Brietz. 30 Myers Park High Athletic Association members are, seated: Stuart Allen, Katherine Stuckey, Lou Jones, Jack Sink. Standing: George Powell, Porter Sheppard, Vernon Dreibelbis, Gus Purcell. A wellAi2iined staff produces a well-rounded program of affilefics The Myers Park High School Athletic Associa- tion is composed of the coaches of each of the sports in which the Mustangs participate. Mr. Shep- pard, graduate of Wake Forest College, co-ordi- nates the athletic program and coaches golf. Mr. Purcell, a UNC graduate, is varsity football and swimming coach. Mr. Powell, a graduate of Ap- palachian State Teachers College, is varsity bas- ketball coach and is responsible for the intramural sports program. Miss Stuckey, graduate of Win- throp College, coaches the girls ' basketball team. Miss Jones, graduate of Stetson University, coaches the junior high girls ' basketball team. Mr. Sink, a graduate of Lenior Rhyne College, coaches var- sity baseball, j. v. basketball, and is assistant foot- ball coach. Mr. Dreibelbis, graduate of Catawba College, coaches junior high football and basket- ball. Mr. Allen, graduate of UNC, coaches wrest- ling, track, cross country and is assistant football coach. At the Myers Park gymnasium a basketball clinic sponsored by the Athletic Association wos held for anyone interested. The instructor shows an ottentive audience " how it ' s done. " " Now when you pass thhe ball, pass it hard and fast, " says Bob Davies, professional basketball player. Any boy who has lettered in varsity sports or who has served as manager for a varsity team, is eligible for membership in the Monogram Club. The purpose of this organization is twofold — to encourage good sportsmanship and to help boost the Athletic Fund. In order to raise money for the Athletic Fund, Monogram Club boys ran the concession stand at all home football and basketball games and sponsored the sale of booster cards. In early Feb- ruary, twenty-two new members were initiated. David calls Morrison from the lowly ranks of the pledges. Monogram pledges work at concession stand. Cettevmen promote good sporfsmansfiip and ivov for atfiletic fund Monogram members are the sportsmen of Myers Park. First row: Pete Elliott, Butch Gollogher, David Underwood, President; Bill Wallace, Secretary; Hal Beaver, Vice President; Phil Burns, Treasurer; Danny Baan, Martin Freeland. Second row: Jerry Mitchell, Neal Cheek, Jimmy Devereux, Lloyd Bost, Ben Wyche, Robert Parlier, Jimmy Shuman, Bill Messerly, Alec Glover. Third row: Rich Harris, Hugh Huntington, Bill Skid- more, John Soldati, George Foster, Tommy Blanton, Gayle Rogers. Fourth row: Tommy Stockton, Frank Anders, Harmon Reed, Bo Willard, Bill Houston, Bill Tourtellot. 32 The G. R. A. officers are, seated: Joanne Cooper, President; Mory Anne Buck, Vice President; stand- ing: Betsy Glenn, Secretary; Sally McKaig, Treasurer; and Blanche Willord, Points Recorder. The G. R. A. Executive Council pauses between planning sessions. Seated: Norma Nuttall, Linda Mclver, Joyce Hunter, Anne Barefoot, Becky Cannaday, Bettye Cullen, Betty Hemphill, Edith Harrison, Jane Charnley, Margaret Whitton, Dagmar Stoll. Standing: Hannah Hamer, Meredith Norton, and Judy Mathews. Under the supervision of Miss Katherine Stuckey, the G. R. A. officers and council members began to plan the curriculum for the coming school year. Aside from their regular duties, the G. R. A. assisted in the annual barbecue drive. By selling the most tickets, they again placed first, and with the prize money, sponsored an informal bingo party for all members. The clubs with the largest membership were volleyball, bowling, archery, badminton, golf and bridge, two of which offered a competitive tourna- ment to their members. Joyce Hunter and Joanne Q.R.A. offers variety of sporfs’ cluSs ffirougfiouf year Mr. Reynolds gives Christine Farnan, Martha Hackney, “If I can only make this trick. " Chairman Bettye Jessica Cannon, and Dcgmar Stoll some tips on good Cullen concentrates os Sally King, Sue Dean, and Louise golfing. Habicht await the final card. Before taking her turn, Ann Potts checks the score as Brenda Mullis, Janie Moeller, Kirby McCormick, Pat Cotter, and Joyce Hunter look on. Qop parficipanfs luin trip to " Now, Joanna, let ' s have no cheating! " The G. R. A. bingo party proved to be a big success. QveensSovo, donors and aiuards Cooper emerged os champions of badminton club, while Anne Barefoot and Linda Orr each received an engraved key for their superior archery ability. Although the volleyball and bowling clubs held no interclub tournaments, outstanding participants from each club represented Myers Park at the state-wide play day at Woman ' s College in Greens- boro. The interest and enthusiasm shown by the sen- ior high girls made this year the most successful ever for G. R. A. sponsored activities. This name is strictly for the birds! Alice Stratton " I got a bull ' s-eye! " beams chairman Anne Barefoot serves while her partner, Norma Nuttall, waits to see to the rest of the girls, Scottie Mills, Linda Orr, and the results. Carolyn Nolen. It is not often that these Fillies are so still. Kneeling: Pot Sloan, Ann Potts, Ginger Efird, Wallene Threadgill, and Betsy Glenn. Standing; Captain, Mary Anne Buck, Myra Sides, Toni Kratt, Joyce Hunter, Judy Mathews, Dagmar Stoll, Sally McKaig, Sandra Summerville, and Judy Suttle. 3iU ies city cd mpionsfiipj retain cup For the second consecutive year, the girls ' bas- ketball team won the city championship, boasting an undefeated season. Captained by Mary Anne Buck, the Fillies clocked a total of 254 points, while yielding only 125. After tumbling Charlotte Catholic in the open- ing game of the season, the spirited Myers Parkers wrapped up three more consecutive games, down- ing Harding once and Central twice. Finally in the play-off game for the city championship, the Fillies humbled Harding 37-26 in the Rams ' gym and carried home all honors. Sally McKaig, an outstanding offensive player, scored an average of almost twenty points per game, while her teammates, Joyce Hunter and Pat Sloan, also high scorers, backed her on every play. On the defensive end of the court, Ann Potts, Judy Mathews, and Dagmar Stoll, using a zone tech- nique all their own, held the opponents to a mini- mum scoring total. The combined efforts of the entire team and their coach boosted the Fillies to feats never be- fore accomplished at Myers Park. I After a quick pass from Joyce Hunter, Pot Sloan goes up for two. 1 I L The sound of the 8;20 bell, the mod dash to homeroom, the quiet period of devotionols, the morning announcements — thus each day began. Dashing from point to point on the campus, we pursued the sometimes elusive phantom of knowledge. There were notes to take in his- tory, unknown " x ' s " to find, ideas to develop into themes, term papers to write, science projects to complete, tests to take, Shake- speare or Chaucer to memorize, foreign lang- uage verbs to conjugate, push-ups to do in gym, parallel material to read. Activities after school taught us knowledge that does not come from books. We develop- ed leadership and initiative as we worked on club projects. We learned co-operation and teamwork as we met newspaper and yearbook deadlines, practiced for plays, and took part in concerts. We learned to think construc- tively as we planned programs and special events. As we view our year in retrospect, we will remember many things, but we will especially remember the times we spent learning to- gether, in our classes as well as in our activi- ties. students divide tfieiv d y between ehssroom anJ sedool etivities. Administration fianJIes year of transition OUR ADMINISTRATION MEMBERS pause for a moment in their busy schedule. Mr. W. S. Adams, Assistant Principal; Dr. Jack Horner, Principal; Mr. Porter Sheppard, Dean of Boys; Miss Frances Gunter, Dean of Girls. Dr. Elmer H. Garinger Superintendent of City Schools For administrators and faculty, 1958-59 was a year of change and progress. Pending the comple- tion of the new Alexander Graham Junior High School, Myers Park housed the new school ' s ninth grade and prepared to become on oil-senior high school. Junior high principal Mr. Frank Motley worked closely with Myers Pork administrators in planning school activities and policies. In spite of the period of transition, the two schools were able to function smoothly. In addition to Myers Park ' s becoming an all- senior high school, an increase in next year ' s en- rollment is also expected because of the expan- sion of our school district. To meet the needs of a larger student body. Dr. Horner and City Super- intendent Dr. Elmer H. Garinger have planned curricula designed to offer as varied an educational program as possible. Mr. W. S. Adams joined the administration as our new assistant principal this year. 38 Myers Par6 to Secome Ml-seniov fiigfi Miss Martha C. Akers Foreign Language Mrs. Emmie H. Alexander English Mr. Stuart B. Allen Science Miss Jane Aycock English Mrs. Mary F. Boye Foreign Language Miss Elizabeth Brice English Mr. Glenn R. Bridges Mathematics Mr. G. Leslie Browne English Mrs. Elinor F. Burgess Distributive Education Miss Jean R. Carmichael Science Mr. W. G. Cloaninger Business Education Mr. Bobbie J. Coble Mathematics Mrs. Catherine D. Cox Foreign Longuage Mr. Carl G. N. Cronstedt Vocal Music, Science Miss Rose DuPree Bible Mr. Ernest D. Feimster Social Studies Mrs. Edna G. Fletcher Science Miss Sarah Foster Foreign Language Miss Gordon Q. Freeman English Mrs. Carolyn Good Social Studies 39 PLANNING Alexander Graham ' s program are Mrs. Monteen Gray, Ninth-grade Advisor; Mr. Frank Motley, Principal; Mrs. Sarah Cato, Secretary; Mr. Ray Hunt, Dean of Students. junior Higfi to move to new campus Miss Jane E. Harrison Business Education Miss Louise E. Hutchison Mathematics Mrs. Virginia M. Johnson English Miss M. Lou Jones Physical Education Mr. Edwin M. Kiser Mathematics Miss Oma C. Lafferty Social Studies Mrs. Betty T. Lancaster Foreign Language Miss Sara Lee English, Social Studies Mrs. Edith S. Long English Mrs. Janey Lyerly Home Economics Miss Mary E. Macfie Science Mrs. Helen L. Macon Social Studies I ' Mr. James McClosky j Science ' Miss Laura Mclnnes English, Drama i Mr. Spencer R. Mims Jr. Instrumental Music Miss Winnie D. Moore Science 40 ! I u_ i Mr. John D. Moose Jr. Driver Education Miss Morgoret M. Newlond English Miss Betty E. Pettewoy Art Miss Jeon Phifer Librarian Mr. George P. Powell Physical Education Mr. Augustus B. Purcell Physical Education Miss Jessie Rankin Social Studies Miss Patsy L. Sifford Social Studies Mr. Jack H. Sink Social Studies Mr. Charles R. Snyder Mathematics Miss Pauline Sprinkle Mathematics Miss Evangeline Stewart Business Education Miss Katherine Stuckey Physical Education Mr. Steve D. Wallin Mathematics Miss Anne Wheeler Librarian Miss Ethel J. Whitley Mathematics Mrs. Irene L. Wright Foreign Language Staff important part of a welUvun sc Mr. Matthew E. Breeden Maintenance Engineer Miss Marilou Grower Secretary-T reasurer Mrs. T. Christy Mathews Dietitian Mrs. Alma McCracken Nurse 41 REFRESHED FROM A SUMMER of rest, or travel, or even summer school, faculty members chat before Dr. Horner calls first stoff meeting to order. Russia and her Sputnik have brought an unparal- led challenge to education, but our foresighted ad- ministration and faculty were not caught unpre- pared. When last spring ' s registration statistics in- dicated a move toward more academic courses, Dr. Horner and the various departments began to plan accordingly. Advanced sections were added in many courses, and the program of electives was broadened. Parallel with the national trend, there was a de- cided increase in the number of students taking math and science courses. Language arts and so- cial studies jumped in enrollment, while there was a slight drop in our dramatic and art programs. There was enough expansion in the business de- partment to warrant adding a new typing instruc- tor. Proud of our school ' s scholastic rating, faculty members worked continuously to strengthen and improve our academic program. In spite of their busy schedules, however, they often found time to enjoy each other ' s company at social events. EXCHANGING " DEPARTMENT-DOINGS " at lunch ore (counter-clockwise) Miss Sifford, Mr. Sheppard, Coach Purcell, ond Miss Carmichael. ONE OF THE MOST ENJOYABLE faculty socials this year was the Librarians ' Tea given by Miss Phifer and Miss Wheeler. P.5. A. wor s to Suild 5ops goal at annual SarSeque Myers Park ' s Parent-Teacher Association is one of the most active in the state. P. T. A. member- ships this year came to better than fifty percent of the school enrollment, a total which indicates the interest and loyalty of our community. Living up to the confidence placed in them, the officers and executive council have been responsi- ble for one of the most successful years in the organization ' s history. Receipts from the annual barbecue totaled an all-time high of $3,246.33. Of this amount 40% went to the athletic fund and 60% remained in the treasury to be used for various P. T. A. -sponsored projects. The barbecue was just one of many projects undertaken by this organization. In October they sponsored the traditional " Back-to-School " for par- ents, and at subsequent meetings they presented programs designed to keep the members informed on current educational trends. Volunteers again staffed the Health Unit, and the House and Grounds Committee provided attractive floral ar- rangements for the S.C. foyer and the student lounge. a gxcditex Myexs Par6 Mrs. Moore and Mrs. Efird were two of the parents who gave so graciously of their time at the onnuol borbeque. Mrs. Joseph Soldoti (seated), Mrs. Carolyn Good, Mr. W. S. Adorns, Mr. Mrs. Charles Couric and Alice Harrison dem- John Leok chat with Dr. I. E. Ready who spoke to the P.T.A. on current onstrote the service our P.T. A. -sponsored Health curriculum trends. Unit gives. Science And nriAtfi tA e IcaJ in Age of Sputnik For the first year, we had advanced biology and physics sections. Seven hundred fifty-five students took natural science courses in either biology, chem- istry, or physics, which was taught by a new fa culty member, Mr. McClosky. Forty students planned and made science projects, biological or physical, for the Science Fair. Several entrarits won the right to take displays to the district fair and hoped that they might go on to the state and national fairs as other students from our school have done in recent years. Although all of us did not have particularly out- standing ability in science, we were still able to en- joy the satisfaction of completing successful experi- ments in chemistry or of recognizing all the leaves in our collections for biology. We knew that we had BIOLOGY STUDENTS Nancy Stokes, Dickie Sidbury, and Gus Anastes look for xylem and phloem. Janie Moeller, Mike Carrier, Phil Gietzen, and Hughes Hoyle discuss the geometric figures they use in solid geometry. accomplished that which science really means — knowledge. Adding a teacher to last year ' s number, we were able to increase the mathematics department so that 1353 student-hours were taken in this field. Two new faculty members, Mr. Kiser, who teaches geometry, and Miss Whitley, who teaches geometry and trigo- nometry, joined the staff. Preparing for college, 90 ambitious students took college alaebra and 76 struggled through solid ge- ometry and trigonometry. Fifty-two seniors took senior math to obtain a bread over-view of many maths. 44 Gnglisfi nd foreign language dep ittmenis expanded All phases of our language program were expand- ed this year — the number of teachers, the facilities, the student interest. New English teachers were Miss Aycock, Miss Brice, and Mr. Sizer, while Miss Foster joined the Spanish Department. Increased interest in language courses brought about the addition of a third-year Latin class; third- year French and Spanish were continued. In addition to the regular required English courses, students en- rolled in journalism, creative writing, and world litera- ture. Public speaking and dramatics were courses of- fered by the Drama Department. Advancement in our language department this year was evident in the high scores which students made on the California Reading Test, the Senior Co- operative English Test, and the English Composition Achievement Test of College Boards. Special recogni- tion went to Mary Martha Lander, Billy Guion, Rich- ard Barefoot, Susan Stephenson, and Trey Snepp, who participated in the Reader ' s Digest " Teen Top- Ten Project. " Their reviews of articles which appeared in the February issue are evidence of M.P. ' s outstand- ing Language Arts Department. Miss Newland discusses selection of display material for Eng- lish literature with Bo Willard and Donna Kelleher. Miss Martha Akers helps Richard Scott perfect his pronucia- tion, while Ellen Frye and Myra Sides await their turn to read aloud. At the annual Language Festival Marjorie Rehm, her par- ents and Laura Kissiah discuss Christmas customs with Susan Brenells from Wales. Mr. Feimster ' s world history students make use of bulletin boards and maps to understand the influence of ancient cultures. Through debates, class discussions, guest speak- ers, films, and T.V., 898 students learned to under stand present world situations through a study of the past. Problems of American Democracy, which was added this year as a senior elective, proved to be most enjoyable. World history also became a television course. Mrs. Carolyn Good joined the department as a world history teacher. lUorlci understandinq qrows tnrougn study of tfie past Cynthia Baker, Judy Allen, Kirby McCormick, Agnes Binder, and Joan Pierce listen attentively as Mrs. Winningham from Charlotte College lectures on foreign affairs. Chuck Klotzberger, Bill Cowan and George Hawes find Mrs. Macon ' s bulletin board on slave trade especially interesting. In addition to our program of required courses, there is o wide choice of electives offered to students at Myers Pork. These electives may foil in the realm of academic courses, or they may be courses designed to develop certain skills. World literature offers students an opportunity to study classical literary forms. Creative talents can be developed in creative writing, art, journalism, dramatics, or our vast music program. Technical courses available include industrial arts, mechanical drawing, and home arts. Our commercial arts and Distributive Education programs enable many stu- dents to enter the business world immediately upon graduation. Other valuable courses include Bible, driver ' s education, public speaking, library science, and psychology. New faculty members who taught elective courses were Miss Petteway, art; Mr. Cloaninger, typing; and Mr. Mims, instrumental music. Mr. Adams, our new assistant principal, taught psychology. Whatever their purpose, elective subjects afford students an opportunity to broaden their outlook and to balance their educational program. Mr. Booth offers Tommy Meochom a suggestion concerning his drawing. Students round out programs witd a uariofy of electives Mrs. Alexander ' s world literature class enjoys sompling varied literary Patricio Cook, Jane Charnley, and Patty Garrison works. prepare Spanish rice in their foods class. Srequent tests and periodic reports checR progress Hardly a day passes by without a scheduled test or a diabolical " pop quiz " to be met. On Monday we may be tested on science or driver education; on Tuesday, social studies. Wed- nesdays mean we have to bone up on English or be prepared to perform in home economics or industrial arts. Foreign languages and art face us on Thursday; while mathematics, busi- ness subjects, and physical education trip us up on Friday. A " pop quiz " always seems to come on the days we are least prepared. This year we renewed the practice of two- hour semester examinations. Who will ever forget the " cramming " sessions, the anguish, or the feeling of satisfaction when they were over? Report cards, which appear every nine weeks, are inevitable and irrevocable. We greet these small white cards with a variety of emotions, yet we know they, along with tests and examinations are necssary meas- ures of our scholastic performance. Linda Shields, Pony Jones, and Carole Beasley complete their study of Julius Caesar with a unit test Robbie Gantt, Pam Guthrie, Carole Lane, David Shelton, Tom Crayton, Harry McArver, and Wayne Martin are evidently pleased with their report cards. College Day ansiuers seniors ' questions M ny win scfiolarsfiips November fifth was an informative one for seniors, who were able to gain a comprehen- sive view of the classes, facilities, activities of several colleges or universities. One of the best features of this program included a free period in which each student could revisit representatives of a favored school or explore new ones. Representatives came from schools as far away as Wellesley and from as close as Char- lotte College and ranged in size from the small private schools to U.N.C. This was the first year Ivy League schools were represented, and many showed interest in Harvard, Yale, Princeton, and Wellesley. Later in the year many seniors received scholarships from the colleges whose repre- sentatives came to college day. SENIOR BOYS INTERESTED in a junior college listen to requirements for Wingate College. SENIOR GIRLS LISTEN attentively to the field representative from Converse. Senior enrollment lofals tdree dnndred Bill Wallace Phil Burns Bonny Currie Victor Burg President Vice President . . Secretary Treasurer Looking back, we see our whole year passing before us — our last and best at Myers Park. We remember our last first day in high school. We re- member with gladness at passing a milestone, with sadness at leaving something behind. But there were new learning experiences for us in world literature, trigonometry, problems of de- mocracy, and, of course, senior English. We were proud of our class ' s intellectual achievements, our scholarship finalists, our A.F.S. representative. On College Day many of us made our final decision on which school to attend. Then came College Boards — this time so much depended on those grades. We frantically filled out last-minute appli- cations, mailed them just in time, and waited anx- iously for replies. Sixteen seniors Senior committee chairmen plan events for the year, iron out Commencement difficulties. Martin Freedland, Trip; David Underwood, Baccalaureate; Fronk Dove, Banquet; Mike Owen, Ronnie Sikor, Social; Chan Richards, Diploma; Judith Word, Cap and Gown; Tommy O ' Brien, Commencement; Jeannie Glosgow, Gift. sixty-four However, not all our time was spent in study. Our senior committee chairmen worked hard plan- ning social activities and our all-important gradua- tion. We elected class day officers to write the class documents. We elected superlatives, beauties, graduation speakers — always we seemed to be vot- ing on someone or something. Our foreign ex- change students helped us to understand that peo- ple the world over are basically the same. Members of our class took the lead in all clubs and extra-curricular activities — acting in plays, writing the follies, editing school publications, heading clubs. Yes, we look back — with joy at graduating and regret at leaving. Class day officers prepare for writing of class documents. David Underwood, Prophet; Walfer Dellinger, Lawyer; Sfewart White, Historian; Darst Murphy, Poet. ma National Merif Somi-Sinal Seniors in Miss Rankin ' s homeroom beain their final year at Myers Park — the first day of the ' 58- ' 59 school year. A. F. S. exchange students Erik Backman and Susan Brenells help further world understanding at Myers Park. i Uicfor K. Burg writes Senior 3oUies script; STEVEN SELBY ABRAMS Steve Entered ' 56; Honor Society 12; Orchestra 10,11,12; Spanish Club 11; Red Cross 1 2, HARRY BENJAMIN AIMONO Rusty Entered ' 58. KATHERINE CROWELL ATKINS Katherine Entered ' 53; Y-teens 10,11; Cheer Club 10; French Club 11,12, Latin Club 10; Dance Committee 10. FREDERICK DaCOSTA AUSTIN III Freddy Entered ' 53; Homeroom Officer 10; Limelighters 10; French Club 11,12; Lafin Club 10; Red Cross 10; Tennis 10,11,12; Dance Committee 12. GEORGE DOUGLAS AITKEN JR. Doug Entered ' 56; Homeroom Officer 11,12; Spanish Club 12. DONALD SPEER ALLEN Don Entered ' 56, Wrestling 10,1 I, French Club 12. JUDY LEE ALLEN Judy Entered ' 56; Y-teens 11,12; French Club 11,12. LYMAN HALL ALLEN Butch Entered ' 53; Homeroom Officer 10; Chorus 11; Golf 10; Wrestling 10. PAUL HAYWOOD ALLEN Paul Entered ' 56; Engineers ' Club 10,11; Latin Club 10,11; Poster Committee 10 . DONALD RAY ALLRED Donnie Entered ' 56; Spanish Club 11. JOHN EDWARD ALT Edward Entered ' 53. ABRAMS P. ALLEN 6AAN AIMOND ALLRED BACKMAN AITKEN ALT BAKER WILLIAM EDWARD AUSTIN Billy Entered ' 53; Red Cross 10; Baseball II. DANIEL SHELTON BAAN Danny Entered ' 53; Monogram Club 10,11,12; Engineers ' Club 10; Latin Club 10,11; Red Cross 12; Golf 10,11,12. JOHN ERIK BACKMAN Erik Entered ' 58; Student Council 12; Homeroom Officer 12; Key Club 12; A.F.S. Exchange Student. CYNTHIA KAY BAKER Cynthia Entered ' 56; Chief Jr. Marshal; Girl Ambassadors 12; Y-teens 11,12; Band 10,11; F.T.A. Pres. 12; Mustang Club 11,12; French Club 11,12; G.A.A. 10; G.R.A. Council II — 1st, 2nd award; Basketball 10,11. KAREN SHELLEY BARD Kay Entered ' 56; Chorus 10,11; Choir 12; G.R.A. 12. PATRICIA ANNE BAREFOOT Anne Entered ' 56; Y-teens 1 0,12; Mustang Club 11,12; G.R.A. 11, Council 12 — 1st, 2nd award; Basketball Mgr. 11,12. RICHARD LOWELL BAREFOOT Richard Entered ' 56; Homeroom Officer 12; Hi-Y 11,12; Spanish Club 11,12; Basketball 11,12. L. ALLEN W. AUSTIN R. BAREFOOT D. ALLEN ATKINS BARD J. ALLEN F. AUSTIN P. BAREFOOT ean, Carole, and Puncn serve as directors ALICE CHASE BARNHILL Alice Entered ' 53; Homeroom Officer 11,12; Y-teens 11,12; Choir 12; Chorus 10; Limelighters 10; G.A.A. 10; G.R.A. 11,12. RICHARD EDWARD BARRETT Eddie Entered ' 53; Basketball, J.V. 10. CHARLES ADRIAN BEARD Doc Entered ' 56. HARRY DUANE BEAVER JR. Hal Entered ' 53; Student Council 10; Homeroom Officer 11,12; Class Offi- cer 11; Monogram Club 10,11, Treas. 12; Hi-Y 10,11,12; Engineers ' Club 11; Spanish Club 11; Baseball 10,11,12; Basketball, J.V. 11; Football 10,11,12 ; Co-Chairman Pub. Committee 12. CAROL BRUCE BELL Carol Entered ' 58; Y-teens 12; MyerSpark 12. AGNES WATKINS BINDER Agnes Entered ' 53; Y-teens 11; French Club 11,12; Latin Club 10; Red Cross 10,11; G.A.A. 10; G.R.A. 11,12. WADE MARVIN BLACKWELDER Wade Entered ' 56; Student Council 10,11; Monogram Club 12; Hi-Y 10,11,12; Basketball 11,12, J.V. 10. ROSEMARY BLANKENSHIP Rosie Entered ' 56; Y-teens 10,11; Choir 10; Chorus 10, Limelighters 11,12; Latin Club 10,11; Spanish Club II; Red Cross 10; G.R.A. 11,12; Hand- book Committee 12. MILLIE JEAN BOLICK Corky Entered ' 56; Homeroom Officer 11; Y-teens 11,12; Chorus 12; F.H.A. 12; French Club 1 1; G.R.A. 12. BARBARA WINFIELD BOOE Entered ' 53; Mustang 12; Chorus 12; Limelighters 10 , 11 ; Barbara G.R.A. 12. MARVIN AARON BOONE Entered ' 53; Engineers ' Club 12; Latin Club 10. Morvin LLOYD CARLTON BOST JR. Entered ' 53; Monogram Club 10,1 1,12; Tennis 10,1 1,12. Lloyd JUDITH ELLEN BRADLEY Judy Entered ' 57; Y-teens 11; G.R.A. 11,12. JON PERRY BRADY Jon Entered ' 53; Homeroom Officer 10,12; Spanish Club 10; J.V. Football 10 . MARTHA ANN BRASWELL Marthanne Entered ' 53; Student Council 10; Homeroom Officer 10; French Club 11,12; Latin Club 10; G.A.A. 10; G.R.A. 11,12. BARNHILL BEAVER BLACKWELDER BOOE BRADLEY BARRETT BELL BLANKENSHIP BOONE BRADY BEARD BINDER BOLICK BOST BRASWELL 53 BRENELLS BURNS CANNON BURG CANNADAY CHALABIE BRIDGES BURR CAREY BRIETZ BYRD CARPENTER BROWN BYRUM CARRIER BUCK CAMPBELL CARSON n ■ - HLs- SUSAN BRENELLS Susan Entered ' 58; A.F.S. Exchange Student; Student Council 12; Girl Am- bossadors 12; Red Cross Publicity Chairman 12. JOHN WILLIAM BRIDGES John Entered ' 58. JOHN EDWIN BRIETZ John Entered ' 54; Choir 11,12; French Club 11,12; Latin Club 10; Swim- ming 1 0, 1 1 , 1 2. SANDRA HENDERSON BROWN Sandy Entered ' 56; French Club 11,12, G.R.A, 12. MARY ANN BUCK Mary Ann Entered ' 57; Student Council 11; Girl Ambassadors 12; Y-teens 11,12; Mustang Club 12; French Club II, 12; G.R.A. II, V.P. 12; Basketball 11,12; Committees: Spirit 12; Dance 11,12. VICTOR KANTOR BURG Vie Entered ' 53; Student Council 10,11; Homeroom Officer II; Class Offi- cer 12; Key Club 10,11,12; Monogram Club 10,11,12; French Club 11,12; Latin Club Pres. 10; Swimming 10,11,12; Committees; Grounds Chairman 11; Spirit 11,12; Pub. Rel. 11,12. PHILLIP LEE BURNS Phil Entered ' 53, Homeroom Officer 10,11; Class Officer 10,12; Key Club 11,12; Monogram Club 10,11, Sec. 12; Hi-Y 10,11,12; Mustang Club 11,12; Wrestling 10,11,12; Track 12; Football 11,12, J.V. 10. BARBARA ELIZABETH BURR Barbara Entered ' 53; Y-teens 10; Orchestra 10, D.E. Associate Pres. II, Pres. 12, Sec-Treas. District Convention 12. WILLIAM ERNEST BYRD Bill Entered ' 53; Engineers ' Club 12; Limelighters 11, V.P. 12; Latin Club 10,1 1 . JOSEPH STEPHEN BYRUM Goose Entered ' 55; Student Council 12; Homeroom Officer II; Hi-Y 12; Latin Club 10; Spanish Club 12; Red Cross 10, J.V. Basketball 10,11; Com- mittees: Pub. Rel. 12; Athletic 10,12. THELMA ELIZABETH CAMPBELL Betty Entered ' 53; Honor Society 12; Y-teens II, Treas. 12; French Club 11,12; Latin Club 10; G.R.A. 11,12; Citizenship Committee 10. LUCY REBECCA CANNADAY Becky Entered ' 54; Honor Society 11,12; Jr. Marshal; Girl Ambassadors 11,12; Y-teens 10,11; F.T.A. 11,12; Cheer Club 10; Mustang Club 12; Latin Club 10; G.A.A. 10; G.R.A. 11,12. JESSICA MALLORY CANNON Jessica Entered ' 53; Homeroom Officer 10; Y-tcens 10; French Club 11,12; Latin Club 10,11; Red Cross 10; G.A.A. 10; G.R.A. 11,12; Dance Com- mittee 12. JOHN GRANT CAREY Tiny Entered ' 53. EUGENE ROY CARPENTER Gene Entered ' 53; Mustang Business Mgr. 12; Honor Society 11, Sec. 12; Jr. Marshal; Key Club 12; Engineers ' Club 10,11, Pres. 12; Latin Club 10; Citizenship Committee 12. MICHAEL HOLT CARRIER Mike Entered ' 53; Engineers ' Club 12; Citizenship Committee 12. JOHN ATKINS CARSON Atkins Entered ' 53; MyerSpark 10, Co-Sports Editor 11, Co-Editor 12; Latin Club 10; Student Council 12. ANDREW RUEL CHALABIE Andrew Entered ' 53. Harriet and ac ie personify Millie Mustmg 54 CHAPLIN CHARNLEY CLARK COFFEY COHEN COMPTON COOK COOPER CORDLE COSTNER COTTER COWELL COX CREVENSTEN CULBREATH CULLEN CURNOW CURRIE CAROL ASBURY CHAPLIN Carol Entered ' 55; Y-teens 11,12; F.H.A. Sec. 12; Cheer Club 10; Spanish Club 12; G.A.A. 10; G.R.A. 11,12; Dance Committee 11. JANE PATE CHARNLEY Jone Entered ' 53; Y-teens 11; G.A.A. 10; G.R.A. Council 11,12. ROBERT THERON CLARK Robert Entered ' 57; Chorus 11,12. WILLIAM HENRY COFFEY JR. Bill Entered ' 53; Homeroom Officer 10; Latin Club 10; Spanish Club 11,12; Wrestling 1 1,12. HIRAM ARCHIE COSTNER III Archie Entered ' 53; Engineers ' Club 11,12; Cross Country 12. PATRICIA LYSTER COTTER Pot Entered ' 53; Honor Society 12; Y-teens 10,11,12; Cheer Club 10; Latin Club 10; Spanish Club 11,12; G.R.A. 11,12; Dance Committee 10. MARY HILDA COWELL Mary Entered ' 53; Y-teens 10,11; G.A.A. 10; G.R.A. 11,12; Dance Committee 11 , 12 . LINDA IRENE COX Linda Entered ' 56; Chorus 12; G.R.A. 11,12. DAVID JULIAN COHEN David Entered ' 53; Band 10; Limelighters 12; Latin Club 10,11. JOHN CARROLL COMPTON John Entered ' 57; Engineers ' Club 10; Spanish Club 12. MARSHA LYNN COOK Marsha Entered ' 55; Homeroom Officer 10,12; Jr. Marshal; Girl Ambassadors 11,12; Y-teens 11; Choir 11; Chorus 10,11; Cheer Club 10; Latin Club 10; Spanish Club 11,12; G.A.A. 10; G.R.A. 11,12. INA JOANNE COOPER Joanne Entered ' 53; Homeroom Officer 10,11,12; Latin Club 10; Spanish Club 11,12; G.R.A. Council 11, Pres. 12; Basketball 10,11; G.A.A. 10. ROBERT BRADLEY CORDLE Bob Entered ' 53; Student Council Sec. 11; Class Officer 10; Honor Society 12; Key Club 10,12, Treas. 11; Mlonogram Club 10,11,12; Hi-Y 11,12, Pres. 10; Mustang Club 11,12; Spanish Club 10; Baseball 10,11,12; Basketball 11, J.V. 10; Football 11,12, J.V. 10; Dance Committee 10,1 1 . HELEN BIDDLE CREVENSTEN Helen Entered ' 53; Homeroom Officer 11,12; Jr. Marshal; Girl Ambassadors 12; Y-teens 10,11,12; Mustang Club 12; Cheer Club 10; Limelighters 11,12; French Club 11, Treas. 12; Latin Club 10; G.A.A. 10; G.R.A. 11,12; Committees: Pub. Rel. 11; Dance 12; Citizenship 12. ELISA HAYNE CULBREATH Elisa Entered ' 53; Honor Society 11,12; Y-teens 10; French Club 11,12, Latin Club 10; G.R.A. 11,12. BETTYE JEAN CULLEN Bettye Entered ' 53; Student Council 12; Homeroom Officer 11; Latin Club 10, Spanish Club 12; G.R.A. 11, Council 12 — 1st award; Y-teens 10, 11,12; F.T.A. V.P. 12. JOHN WALLACE CURNOW John Entered ' 56. CATHERINE McARTHUR CURRIE Bonny Kate Entered ' 53; Homeroom Officer 10,11,12; Class Officer 12; MyerSpark 10, Feature Editor 11, Honor Society 11,12; Girl Ambassadors 10,11,12; Cheerleader 11,12; Mustang Club 11; Latin Club 10; Spanish Club 11,12 ' G.R.A. 11,12; Citizenship Committee 10. City 3uture Seacfiers elect Bec y president 55 1 Anne spends summer of ’58 in tfie Saar region CHARLES ORR DALTON Chorlie Entered ' 57; Homeroom Officer 12; Spanish Club 12. ELIZABETH ANN DAVIS Libby Entered ' 54; Y-teens 12; F.H.A. 12; French Club 10; G.R.A. 11,12. ELMER ROBERT DAVIS Bobby Entered ' 56; Student Council 10; Homeroom Officer II, 12; Track 11,12; Cross Country 10; Basketball, J.V. 10, FRANK HOLBROOKE DAVIS Brooke Entered ' 53; Engineers ' Club 10,11,12; Poster Committee 10. DAPHNE SUE DEAN Sue Entered ' 56; Y-teens 11,12; Latin Club 10; Spanish Club 11,12; Red Cross 12; G.R.A. 11,12. WALTER ESTES DELLINGER III Walter Entered ' 53; Student Council 10,11, V.P. 12; Key Club 11,12; Hi-Y 10,11; French Club 12; Latin Club 10; Committees; Spirit 11,12; Ways Means Chairman II; Pub. Rel. II, Chairman 12; Homeroom Officer 10,1 1 . DOROTHY DALE DELPK Dale Entered ' 53; G.A.A. 10; G.R.A. 11,12. JAMES LAWRENCE DEVEREUX Jimmy Entered ' 53; Homeroom Officer 10; Monogram Club 10,11,12; Engi- neers ' Club 12; Latin Club 10; Wrestling II; Tennis 10. FRANK JAMES DeVINE JR. Jimmy Entered ' 53. GREGORY JOHN DOBINSON Gregory Entered ' 56; Engineers ' Club 12; Latin Club 10, FRANK BRENARD DOVE JR. Fronk Entered ' 56; Student Council 12; Homeroom Officer 10; Key Club 11,12; Hi-Y 11,12; Engineers ' Club 10,11; Spanish Club II; Commit- tees: Pub. Rel. 12; Spirit II. JOHN HENRY DuBOSE John Entered ' 53. SHELIA JANE DUNCAN Shelia Entered ' 53; Homeroom Officer 10,11,12; Y-teens 10,12; Limelighters 10; French Club 10,1 1,12; G.R.A. 1 1,12. MARTHA EVELYN DUNN Martha Entered ' 54,- Y-teens 12; Limelighters 10; Red Cross 10; G.R.A. 12; Committees: Dance 10,11,12; Pub. Rel. II. NANCY MALLOY DUVALL Nancy Entered ' 53; Honor Society 11,12; Jr. Marshal; Y-teens 11,12; Major- ette 10,1 1, Head 12; Latin Club 10; G.R.A. 1 1,12. DALTON F. DAVIS DELPH DOBINSON DUNCAN E. A. DAVIS DEAN DEVEREUX DOVE DUNN E. R. DAVIS DELLINGER DEVINE DUBOSE DUVALL 56 of QevmAny as A,3.S, foreign excfimge student JOHN MYERS DWELLE JR. John Entered ' 53; MyerSpark 12. -JUDITH VIRGINIA EDWARDS Judy Entered ' 53; Limelighters 10,11,12; Y-teens 10. VIRGINIA GRAY EFIRD Ginger Entered ' 58; Homeroom Officer 12; G.R.A. 12. KAY FRANCES ELDER Kay i Entered ' 53; Mustang 12; Girl Ambassadors 12; Y-leens 12, V.P. 10, ! Pres. 11; Limelighters 10,11; Red Cross 10; G.A.A. 10; G.R.A. 11,12. PETER JAMES ELLIOTT Pete Entered ' 54; Monogram Club 10,11,12; Choir 11,12; Chorus 11; Lime- lighters 10,11; Spanish Club 12; Wrestling 10,11,12; Baseball 10; Track 12; Football, J.V. 12. THOMAS HENRY ERTEL Tom Entered ' 56. CHRISTINE MASON FARNAN Christine Entered ' 53; Mustang 11,12; MyerSpark 10; Y-teens 11,12, Pres. 10; Cheer Club 10; Limelighters, 10,11; French Club 12; G.R.A. 11,12. JACK DAVIS FARR Dave Entered ' 53; Homeroom Officer 10,11; Hi-Y 12; Spanish Club 12; Golf 10,1 1,12. SUSAN ELIZABETH FAVOR Susan Entered ' 54; Y-teens 10,11,12; Majorette 11,12; Latin Club 10; Spanish Club 12; Red Cross 12; G.A.A. 10; G.R.A. 11,12. GERTRUDE REVA FINMAN Trude Entered ' 56; Y-teens 10; F.T.A, 12; French Club 10; G.R.A. 12; Com- mittees: Citizenship 10, Handbook 12. HENRY McKinnon fisher Henry Entered ' 58; Wrestling 12. GEORGE RANDOLPH FOS TER George Entered ' 53; Monogram Club 10,11,12; Band 10,11; Latin Club 10; Red Cross 10; Wrestling 10,11,12; Track 10,12. EMILY LOUISE FRAZIER Emily Entered ' 53; Choir 11, Sec. 12; Chorus 11. MARTIN EERKE FREEDLAND Martin Entered ' 53; Homeroom Officer 10,11; Key Club 11,12; Monogram Club 10,11,12; Mustang Club 11,12; French Club 11,12; Latin Club 10; Wrestling 10,11,12; Student Council 11,12; Committees: Athletic 10, Chairman 12; Spirit 11; Pub. Rel. 12. VIRGINIA GAIL FREEMAN goji Entered ' 56; Honor Society 11,12; Y-teens 11,12; F.T.A. Sec. 12; Spanish Club 10,11,12; G.R.A. 11,12. WALTER LEE FRIEZE . Entered ' 58; Choir 12. ELLEN CRAIG FRYE £||g„ Entered 53; Y-teens 11,12; F.T.A. 12; Spanish Club 12; G.R.A. 12. ANN JEAN FULLERTON Entered 56; Y-teens 10,12; Limelighters 11, Treas. 10, Pres. 12; Grounds Committee 10; Spanish Club 10,11,12. DWELLE EDWARDS EFIRD E LDER ELLIOTT ERTEL FARNAN FARR FAVOR FINMAN FISHER FOSTER FRAZIER FREEDLAND FREEMAN FRIEZE FRYE FULLERTON GALLAGHER GARDNER GARRISON GEBHARDT GEORGE M. GILBERT W. GILBERT GLASGOW GODFREY GOODSON GRAVELY GRIBBLE GUION GUPTON HABICHT GIETZEN GRASTY HAIR FREDERIC MERCER GALLAGHER Butch Entered ' 56; Monogram Club 11,12; Hi-Y 10,11,12; Choir 12; Latin Club 10; Track 10; J.V. Basketball 10; Football 11,12, J.V. 10. ELIZABETH JEAN GARDNER Jean Entered ' 56, Jr, Marshal; Y-teens II; Choir 10,11,12; Chorus 10,11; Cheer Club 10; Latin Club 10; G.A.A. 10; G.R.A. 11,12. PATRICIA GRAY GARRISON Patty Entered ' 56, Y-teens 11,12; French Club 11,12; G.R.A. 12. GARY BRUCE GEBHARDT Bruce Entered ' 53; Engineers ' Club 12, Latin Club 10. ERIC FLYNN GEORGE Eric Entered ' 53; Spanish Club 12. PHILLIP GORDON GIETZEN Phil Entered ' 57; Pegasus, Chairman Editorial Board, 12. MICHAEL HILDRETH GILBERT Mike Entered ' 53; Mustang 12; Engineers ' Club 10,11,12; French Club 10,11; Wrestling 1 0, 1 1,12. WILLIAM CHARLES GILBERT Bill Entered ' 53; Swimming 11,12; Football 12, J.V. 10,11. JEAN McKAY GLASGOW Jeannie Entered ' 53; Student Council 11; Homeroom Officer 10; Mustang II, Advertising Mgr. 12; Girl Ambassadors 11, V.P. 12; Y-teens 10, V.P. 11; French Club 11; Latin Club 10; Red Cross 10; G.R.A. 12; Dance Committee 11. JUDITH CRANE GODFREY Judith ' Entered ' 53; Student Council 11,12; Homeroom Officer 10; Girl Am- bassadors 12; Y-teens 10,11; Mustang Club 11,12; Latin Club 10; G.A.A. 10; G.R.A. 11,12; Dance Committee 11,12. PAUL GAYMAN GOODSON Paul Entered ' 53; Homeroom Officer 12; Key Club 12; Monogram Club 10,11,12; Hi-Y 10,11,12; Swimming 10,11, Co-Capt. 12; Tennis 11,12; Athletic Committee 12. THOMAS PETTUS GRASTY JR. Tom Entered ' 57. BENJAMIN TYSON GRAVELY Ben Entered ' 53; Homeroom Officer 10,11; Student Council 12; Band 10,11, V.P. 12; Orchestra 10; Engineers ' Club 11,12; Traffic Commit- tee 10,11, Chairman 12. THOMAS JACKSON GRIBBLE Tommy Entered ' 53. WILLIAM SCOTT GUION Bill Entered ' 56; Mustang 12; Honor Society 12; Engineers ' Club 12; Latin Club 10; Spanish Club 11,12. JAMES ALBERT GUPTON III Jimmie Entered ' 53; MyerSpork 10; Mustang Art Editor 12; French Club II. LOUISE ANN MARIE HABICHT Louise Entered ' 55; Mustang Classes Editor 12; Honor Society 11,12; Jr. Marshal; Y-teens II; French Club 11; Latin Club 10; Red Cross 12; G.R.A. 11,12 — 1st award, 2nd award; Pegasus Co-Editor 12. LUCIUS MILLARD HAIR Millard Entered ' 56. DauiJ, Hal represent M.P. af GdiSt’West game 58 HALBERSTADT HAMER HAMILTON HANEY HARDIN HARDY HARMER HARPHAM C. HARRIS L. HARRIS R. HARRIS A. HARRISON H. HARRISON HAYES HEARN HEINBAUGH HESTER HIGGINS WILLIAM LEVEL HALBERSTADT II Bill Entered ' 56; Engineers ' Club 11,12; Radio Club 10; Latin Club 10,11. .HANNAH SUE HAMER Hannah Entered ' 56; Homeroom Officer 10; Y-teens 11; Choir 11,12; Chorus 11; F.T.A. 12; Latin Club 10; Council 12 — 1st, 2nd awards. Red Cross 11; G.A.A. 10; G.R.A. 11, NANCY CAROL HAMILTON Entered ' 55; D.E. 11,12. Nancy JERRY PORTER HANEY Entered ' 53; Monogram Club 10,11,12; Football Mngr. Jerry 10. ROBERT LEON HARDIN Entered ' 56; Homeroom Officer 10; Monogram Club Bobby 12; Choir 12; Wrestling 12; Track 11,12; Football 10,12. PAUL CURTIS HARDY JR. Curtis Entered ' 56; Homeroom Officer 11,12; Honor Society 12; Jr. Marshal; Band 10,11, Pres. 12; Orchestra 10, Spanish Club 10,11; Red Cross 10; Basketball Mngr. 12. MICHAEL HOSEA HARMER Mike Entered ' 56; French Club 10. RAYMOND MERCER HARPHAM Ray Entered ' 57; Track 11,12. CHARLOTTE KATHLEEN HARRIS Punch Entered ' 54; Student Council 10,11; Class Officer 11; Girl Ambassa- dors 12; Y-teens 10,11; Cheerleader 12; French Club 10,11,12; G.R.A. 11,12; Committees: Dance 10,11; Spirit 11, Co-Chairman 12; Pub. Rel. 12. LAURA EUGENIA HARRIS Laura Entered ' 57; Limelighters 11,12; G.R.A. 11,12. RAPHAEL TIBBS HARRIS Ray Entered ' 56; Monogram Club 11,12; Hi-Y 12; Red Cross 11; Golf 12; Wrestling 12; Baseball Mgr. 11; Track 10; Football 12. ALICE CRADDOCK HARRISON Alice Entered ' 53; Y-teens 10; Chorus 11; Latin Club 10; G.R.A. 11,12. HELEN EDITH HARRISON Edith Entered ' 56; Student Council 12; Homeroom Officer 10,12; Limelighters 11; Latin Club 10; Spanish Club 11; G.A.A. 10; G.R.A. 11,12; Com- mittees: Citizenship Chairman 12; Dance 12; Spirit 12. WANDA SUE HAYES Wanda Entered ' 56; Y-teens 11; D.E. Sec. 12. CAROLE DORIAN HEARN Carole Entered ' 55; Y-teens 10,11; F.T.A. 12; Mustang Club 11,12; Latin Club 10; French Club 12; G.R.A. 11,12. KENNETH HOUCK HEINBAUGH Kemp Entered ' 53. HARRIET JAN HESTER Harriet Entered ' 53; Student Council 11; Mustang 11, Activities Editor 12; Honor Society 12; Jr. Marshal; Girl Ambassadors 10,11, Pres. 12; Y-teens 10,11; Mustang Club 11,12; Cheer Club 10; French Club 11,12; Latin Club 10; G.R.A. 11,12; Committees: Dance 12; Handbook 12; Spirit 1 1 . HELEN SUZANNA HIGGINS Suzi Entered ' 53; Girl Ambassadors 11,12; Y-teens 10,11,12; F.T.A. 11,12; French Club 12: Latin Club 10; G.R.A. 12. Hal participates in N.C.-S.C. Sfivine Bowl 59 Barbara attains national donors in D,6 HOYLE DURWARD HILL JR. Hoyle Entered ' 57; Engineers ' Club 12; Latin Club 11,12; Red Cross II; Wrestling I I . WILLIAM SHERWOOD HOUSTON Entered ' 53; Monogram Club 10,11,12; Track 10,11,12. Bill MARY LEE HINSON Mary Lee Entered ' 53; Homeroom Officer 12; Y-teens 10; Cheer Club 10; French Club 11,12; Lafin Club 10; Red Cross 10; G.R.A. 11,12. ALLAN GARRY HIRSCHORN Allan Entered ' 53, Band 10; Limelighters 11; Latin Club 10,11; Boseball 10, Tennis 10,1 I; D.E. 12. ADRIENNE MYERS HOGSHEAD Adrienne Entered ' 53; Y-teens 10; Chorus II; Spanish Club 12; G.R.A. II. JOHN GORDON HOLDFORTH II Johnny Entered ' 53; Chorus 10; D.E. 12. NICHOLAS VEDDER HOLLAND Nick Entered ' 56; Jr. Marshal; Spanish Club 12; Track Mgr. 11; Cross Country 12; J.V. Basketball Mgr. 10. ILA JANE HOLMES Jane Entered ' 56; Y-teens 10,11,12; F.H.A. Pres. 12; G.R.A. 11. MARY LOUISE HOPPING Mary Entered ' 56; G.R.A. 11,12. HUGHES BAYNE HOYLE Hughes Entered ' 54; Engineers ' Club 12. JEAN MONTGOMERY HUDGINS Jean Entered ' 56; Homeroom Officer 10; Y-teens 10; Band 10; Spanish Club 11,12; Red Cross 1 0, 1 I ; G.R.A. 11,12. ADELE MARIE HULTS Hultsie Entered ' 53; Y-teens 12; Chorus 12; G.R.A. 11,12. PATRICIA ANN HULTS Hultsie Entered ' 53; Y-teens 12; Chorus 12; G.R.A. 11,12. EUGENE ELMORE HUMPHRIES Gene Entered ' 56; Engineers ' Club 11, Treas. 12; Lotin Club 10. EVELYN JOYCE HUNTER Joyce Entered ' 53; Mustang 12; Y-teens 12; Choir 11; Chorus 12; F.T.A. 12; Cheer Club 10; Lotin Club 10; G.A.A. 10; G.R.A. 11,12 — 1st, 2nd award; Basketball 10,11,12. MARTHA DIANE HUNTER Diane Enteerd ' 53; Homeroom Officer 11; Y-teens 11; F.T.A. Treas. 12; Cheer Club 10; Latin Club 10,1 1,12; G.R.A. 11,12. NANCY CATHERINE HOUSE Nancy Entered ' 56; Y-teens 10; Mustang Club 11,12; French Club 10; Span- ish Club 12; G.R.A. 11,12, Dance Committee 11. SARA JANE ISON jara Jane Entered ' 56; Homeroom Officer 12; Y-teens 10,11,12; Chorus 12; F.H.A. Treas. 12; Latin Club 10, Spanish Club 12; G.R.A. 11,12. lILL HINSON HIRSCHORN HOGSHEAD HOLDFORTH HOLLAND HOLMES HOPPING HOUSE HOUSTON HOYLE HUDGINS A. HULTS P. HULTS HUMPHRIES J. HUNTER M. HUNTER ISON Bo6 governs Carolinas District Key CluS REBECCA ANN JENNINGS Becky Entered ' 53; Band 10; Orchestra 10, Treas. 11, Pres. 1 2; F.H.A. 12; Spanish Club 11,12. WILLIAM DWIGHT JENNINGS Bill Entered ' 54. STEPHANIE NICHOLS JONES Stephanie Entered ' 53; Homeroom Officer 10,11; Y-teens 10; Limelighters 10; French Club 11,12; G.A.A. 10; G.R.A, 11,12; Committees: Spirit 12; Poster 1 1 . ROBERT ALLEN KARLSON Bob Entered ' 56; Chorus 1 0. DONNA JEAN KELLEHER Donna Entered ' 54; Homeroom Officer 12: Honor Sociefy 12; Y-teens 12; Cheer Club 10; French Club 10,11, Pres. 12; G.A.A. 10; G.R.A. 11,12. WALTER HALc KELLOGG Walter Entered ' 53; Spanish Club 12; Track 11,12; Cross Country 12; Foot- ball, J.V. 10. BEVERLY LaMARR KELLY Bev Entered ' 53; Y-teens 12; Choir 12; Chorus 11; French Club 10,11. G.R.A. 11,12. PLUMER WHITELAW KENDALL JR. Whitey Entered ' 56; Mustang Club 12; Spanish Club 12; Basketball 11,12, J.V. 10; Committees: Dance 12; Citizenship 12. JAMES ROBERT KENERLY JR. Jim Entered ' 55. EMILY MARCIA KERNS Marcia Entered ' 53; Y-teens 10,12; F.H.A. 12; Limelighters 12; Spanish Club 11; G.R.A. 11,12; Dance Committee 12. JACKIE LOUISE KINCHELOE Jackie Entered ' 57; Student Council 12; Girl Ambassadors 12; Y-teens 10,11; Mustang Club 12; French Club 11,12; G.R.A. 11,12; Dance Committee 1 1 , Co-Chairman 1 2. SARAH SENTMAN KING Solly Entered ' 53; F.H.A. 12; Spanish Club 11,12; G.R.A. 11,12. SUZANNE HOLT KING Suzanne Entered ' 56; Chorus 1 2. JOHN DONALD KISER JR. John Entered ' 56; Student Council 12. BRENDA WARD KISSIAH Brenda Entered ' 57; Y-teens 12; Limelighters 12. R. JENNINGS KARLSON KELLY KERNS S. H. KING W. JENNINGS KELLEHER KENDALL KINCHELOE KISER JONES KELLOGG KENERLY S. S. KING KISSIAH 61 KLEINFELDT KNIGHT KOTH KUEBLER KUNKLE LAMPEE LANCASTER M. L. LANDER M. M. LANDER LANE LAW B. LEE R. LEE S. LEE LEEKLEY C. LEFFLER G. LEFFLER LESTER IRWIN KLEINFELDT Irwin Entered ' 57. EUGENE ALEXANDER KNIGHT Gene Entered ' 58. KAREN DeMAR KOTH Karen Entered ' 53; Choir 12; Cheer Club 10; Limelighters 10,11, Sec. 12. DOROTHY ANNA KUEBLER Dorothy Entered ' 55; Honor Society 12; Jr. Marshal; Y-teens 10,11; F.H.A. 12; F.T.A. 11,12; French Club 11,12; Latin Club 10; Red Cross 10; G.A.A. 10; G.R.A. 11,12. JAMES MARSHALL KUNKLE Jimmy Entered ' 56; Band 10.11; Engineers ' Club 12. THOMAS COOPER LAMPEE II Tom Entered ' 56; Band 10,11; Engineers ' Club 12; French Club 11,12; Latin Club 10; Wrestling 11,12. JAMES LAWRENCE LANCASTER Jimmy Entered ' 58; Homeroom Officer 12. MARY LUCILLE LANDER Mory Lu Entered ' 53; Chorus 12; G.R.A. 12. MARY MARTHA LANDER Mary Martha Entered ' 53; Homeroom Officer 10,11; French Club II, 12; Latin Club 10; G.R.A. 12; Donee Committee 11,12. JAMES DAVIS LANE Jimmy Entered ' 53; Homeroom Officer 10; Baseball 10,11; J.V. Football 11. JARED ALEXANDER LAW Xan Entered ' 53; Homeroom Officer 10,11; Hi-Y 10,11,12; Spanish Club 10,1 I; Golf 10,1 1,12. BARBARA ANNE LEE Barbara Entered ' 56; Chorus 11; Bond 10,11; G.R.A. 11,12. RICHARD MARION LEE Dickie Entered ' 53, Student Council 11,12; Homeroom Officer 10,11; Key Club 11,12; Hi-Y 10,11,12; Orchestra 10,11, V.P. 12; Mustang Club II, Pres. 12; Latin Club 10; Track 10,11,12; J.V. Basketball 10; Com- mittees: Dance 10; Assembly 10. SARAH VIRGINIA LEE Soran Entered ' 53; Student Council 12; Honor Society 11,12; Y-teens 10, 11,12; F.T.A. 12; French Club 11; Latin Club 10; Handbook Com- mittee II, Co-Chairman 12. DOROTHY LYNN LEEKLEY Dot Entered ' 57; Y-teens 12; F.H.A. 12; Limelighters 12; G.R.A. 12. CAREN SHIRLEY LEFFLER Coren Entered ' 55, Girl Ambassadors 11,12; Y-teens 10; Latin Club 10.11- G.R.A. 12. GRETCHEN RUTH LEFFLER Gretchen Entered ' 55; Homeroom Officer 11; Honor Society 11,12; Girl Am- bassadors 11,12; Y-teens 10; Latin Club 10,11; Red Cross 10,12 ' G.R.A. 12. SANDRA DAWN LESTER Down Entered ' 56; Y-teens 10,12; Latin Club 10; Spanish Club 12; G.R.A. 11 , 12 . Couise co-edits new literary magajin 62 LINKER J. LITTLE R. LITTLE LOBDELL LONG LOVE LUSK MARSHALL MARTIN MATHEWS MAUNEY MAYO McARVER McCORKLE MeCORMICK McCOY McEWEN McGARITY MYRNA MADELINE LINKER Myrna Entered ' 53; Y-teens 10; Chorus 11,12; G.R.A. 11. JAMES LLAYTON little Jimmy Entered ' 56; Homeroom Officer 10,12; Choir 11,12; Chorus 10,11,12. RALPH GARY LITTLE Gory Enfered ' 58; D.E. 1 2. JUDITH CHRISTY MATHEWS Judy Entered ' 53 Homeroom Officer 12; Mustang 11, Girls ' Sports Editor 12; Girl Ambassadors 12; Cheer Club 10; Y-teens 10,12; F.T.A. 12; Spanish Club 10,11; Basketball 10,11 12; Dance Committee 10; G.A.A. 10; G.R.A. 12, Sec. 11 — 1st, 2nd award. VIRGINIA WRAY MAUNEY Virginia Entered ' 53; Student Council 11; Y-teens 10,11,12; Chorus 11,12; Limelighters 10; French Club 12; G.R.A. 11,12; Dance Committee 10. ANNE NUGENT LOBDELL Anne Entered ' 53, Student Council 11,12, Homeroom Officer 10, Honor Sociefy Sec. 11, Treas. 12; Orchestra 10,11,12; Pub. Rel. Committee 12; Jr. Marshal; Ambassadors 12. EDITH VIRGINIA LONG Virginia Entered ' 53; Choir 10,11,12; Chorus 10,11; Latin Club 10; Spanish Club 10,1 1. SHERLIE ANN LOVE Sherlie Entered ' 56; Mustang 10; Cheer Club 10; French Club 11,12; G.R.A. 11 , 12 . WILLIAM MARK LUSK Bill Entered ' 56; D.E. 1 I, Treas. 12. ELLEN WESTBROOK MAYO Ellen Entered ' 54 Y-teens 10; Chorus 10; French Club 11,12; Latin Club 10; G.A.A. 10; G.R.A. 11,12 — 1st award. KENNY McARVER Kenny Entered ' 56; Homeroom Officer 10,11, MyerSpark 11, Circulafions Mgr. 12; Y-feens 10,11,12; Musfang Club 12; Lafin Club 10; Red Cross 10; G.R.A. 11,12. JOHN LOCKE McCORKLE John Entered ' 56; Jr. Marshal; Choir 10,11; Chorus 10,11; French Club 10,1 I . JANE KIRBY MeCORMICK Kirby Entered ' 53; Homeroom Officer 12; Y-teens 10,12; Chorus 12; Lime- lighters 12; Spanish Club 10,11; G.R.A. 11,12. JAMES BENJAMIN McCOY Ben Entered ' 57; Key Club 11,12; Wrestling 11,12; Tennis 11. CLEMENT REYNOLDS MARSHALL Renny Entered ' 53; Engineers ' Club 12; Latin Club 10,11. LINDA ANN MARTIN Entered ' 53; Homeroom Officer 10; Latin Club 10; Spanish Club Dance 1 0; Spirit 1 1 . Linda 10,11; Student Council 10; Y-teens 11, Sec. 12; G.R.A. 12; Committees: MARY KATHERINE McEWEN Kathie Entered ' 54; Y-teens 12; French Club 11,12; Latin Club 10; G.R.A. I 1 , 1 ' 2; Poster Committee 11. MARILYN MACKEY McGARITY Lyn Entered ' 53; Student Council 12; Homeroom Officer 10; Y-feens 10; Cheerleader 12; Mustang Club II; Latin Club 10; Spanish Club 11,12; G.R.A. 11,12, Committees: Dance 12; Spirit 12. Pegasus : Pfiil fields Sdiforial Board jimsm 63 Davia wins jjoung Artist’s Competition, JUDY MATHEWS McGRATH Judy Entered ' 56; Mustang 11; Y-teens 10,12, Chorus 10; Latin Club 10, i I; G.R.A. 11,12; Pub. Rel. Committee 11. LINDA GAYLE MclVER Lindo Entered ' 53; Y-teens 10,11,12; F.H.A. 12; French Club 11,12; Red Cross 11; G.R.A. II, Council 12. AGNES MOORING McKEE Agnes Entered ' 53; Homeroom Officer 12; Y-teens 10,12; French Club 11,12; Latin Club 10; G.R.A. 11,12. SUSAN HUNTER MEACHAM Susan Entered ' 56; Homeroom Officer 10,12; Y-teens 10,11,12; Mustang Club 11, Sec. 12; French Club 11,12; Latin Club 10; G.R.A. 11,12; Dance Committee 11,12. CATHERINE GAIL MEMORY Gail Entered ' 57; Y-teens II; French Club 11,12; G.R.A. 11,12. HARRY AVANT MERRITT Harry Entered ' 53. WILLIAM FRANKLIN MESSERLY Bill Entered ' 53; Jr. Marshal; Key Club II, V.P. 12; Monogram Club 10,11,12, Hi-Y 10,11,12; French Club 11,12; Wrestling 10,11; Cross Country 10,11,12; Dance Committee II. HAROLD DAVID MILANO Harold Entered ' 56. MARGARET LEE MILLER Margaret Entered ' 53; Homeroom Officer II; Honor Society 12; Jr. Marshal; Girl Ambassadors 12; Y-teens 10,11,12; Mustang Club 12; Limelighters 11; French Club 11,12; Latin Club 10; G.R.A. 11,12; Committees: Dance 12; Citizenship 10,12. MARIANNE MILLER Marianne Entered ' 56; MyerSpark 11, Feature Editor 12; Y-teens 10; Spanish Club 1 1, G.R.A. 11,12. ROBERT PLATO MILLER Bobby Entered ' 54; Engineers ' Club 10,1 1. JERRY WAYNE MITCHELL Jerry Entered ' 53; Monogram Club 10,11,12; Band 10; Red Cross 10; Wrestling 10,12; Track 12, Football 12, J.V. 11, Mgr. 10. JOHN GORDON MITCHELL Entered ' 53, Gordon LINDA MARIE MITCHELL Entered ' 56; Y-teens 12; G.R.A. 1 1. Linda MARTHA JANE MOELLER Entered ' 58, Honor Society 12. Janie McGRATH MclVER MEACHAM MEMORY MESSERLY MILANO M. MILLER R. MILLER J. G. MITCHELL L. MITCHELL McKEE MERRITT M. L. MILLER J. W. MITCHELL MOELLER 64 appears as soloist witfi CfiAvlotte Sympfiony JUDITH NELL MONDY Judy Entered ' 56; Homeroom Officer 10,11; French Club 11,12; Latin f! Club 10; Red Cross 11; G.R.A. 11,12. il EMILY ANN MOORE Ann I ' Entered ' 56; Y-teens 11,12; FT. A. 12; Spanish Club 12; Red Cross 11,12; G.R.A. 11,12. GEORGE WILLIAM MOSELEY Bill i Entered ' 57, Hi-Y 12; Latin Club 11; Tennis 11,12. ALFRED WESLEY MOSS Wes Entered ' 55. ELIZABETH KAY MOSS Kay Entered ' 58. BRENDA CHARLOTTE MULLIS Brenda Entered ' 56; Y-teens 11; Chorus 10; F.H.A. 12; F.T.A. 12; G.R.A. 11,12. MARY EFIRD MULWEE Mary Entered ' 53; Homeroom Officer 11; Y-teens 10; Latin Club 10; G.R.A. 12 . PORTER COURTNEY MUNN Courtney Entered ' 53; Band 10. AGNES RACHEL MURDAUGH Cisse Entered ' 57; Y-teens 12; Mustang Club 12; G.R.A.. 11,12; Commit- tees: Dance 11,12; Spirit 12. EVELYN DARST MURPHY Darst Entered ' 55; Student Council 12; Homeroom Officer 10,11; MycrSpark 11, Co-Editor 12; Honor Society 11, V.P. 12; Girl Ambassadors 12; Y-teens 11, Sec. 10; Band 10,11; Orchestra 10,11. CAROLYN ROSE MURRAY Carolyn Entered ' 56; Y-teens 1 1,12; G.R.A. 1 1,12. MARGARET CLAIRE MURRAY Margoret Entered ' 53; Homeroom Officer 11; Mustang 12; Y-teens 10,11; Lime- lighters 11; French Club 10, Red Cross 12; G.R.A. 11,12; Dance Com- mittee 10. MARTHA SELWYN MYERS Doodle Entered ' 53; Student Council 12; Homeroom Officer 12; Class Offi- cer 11; Jr. .Marshal; Y-teens 10; Cheerleader 11, Head 12; Mustang Club 11,12; Latin Club 10; G.R.A. 11,12; Clubs Committee Chairman 12 . GEORGE ORMAND NEELY George Entered ' 56; Honor Society 12; Jr. Marshal; Band 10; Orchestra 11,12; Latin Club 1 1 , JOHN GARWOOD NEWITT Mole Entered ' 53; Homeroom Officer 11,12; Hi-Y 12; Latin Club 10; Wrest- ling 1 1,12; Track 11,12; Football 11, 12, J.V. 10, JO ANN NOLAND Jo Ann Entered ' 53; Y-teens 10; G.R.A, 11,12. THEODORE PAUL NORDMAN Ted Entered ' 56; Engineers ' Club 12, Limelighters 10,11; Latin Club 10,11; Wrestling 10; Track 12. JAMES THERON NORMAN Jim Entered ' 53; Key Club 12; Engineers ' Club 10, Sec. 11,12; Latin Club 10,12, Trees. 11; Dance Committee 12. MONDY MULWEE MYERS MOORE MOSELEY A MOSS E. MOSS MULLIS MUNN MURDAUGH MURPHY C. MURRAY M. MURRAY NEELY NEWITT NOLAND NORDMAN NORMAN OBERFELL O ' BRIEN ONLEY ORLEAN OWEN PARLIER PARROTT PETTIT PICKUP PIERCE PINDELL POLIAKOFF POPE A. POTTS P. POTTS POULAKOS PRICE PRICHARD CHARLOTTE ANNE OBERFELL Anne Entered ' 53; Student Council 12; Homeroom Officer 10; Y-teens 12; French Club 11,12; Latin Club 10; G.R.A. 11,12; Handbook Committee, Co-Chairman 12. THOMAS FRANKLIN O ' BRIEN Tom Entered ' 53; Student Council 12; Mustang Sports Editor 12; Honor Society 12; Key Club 12; Hi-Y 12, Engineers ' Club 12; Mustang Club 12; Latin Club 10; Committees: Spirit 12; Dance 12; Pub. Rel. 12. ROBERT ONLEY JR. Bobby Entered ' 56. KATHERINE LYNNE ORLEAN Kathy Entered ' 54; Y-teens 10,11,12; Band 10; Spanish Club 11,12; Red Cross 10; G.A.A. 10; G.R.A. 11,12; Poster Committee 11,12. MICHAEL WATLINGTON OWEN Mike Entered ' 56; Student Council 12; Honor Society 12; Hi-Y 12; Spanish Club 12; Track 12; Football 12. ROBERT ALLAN PARLIER Robert Entered ' 56, Homeroom Officer 10,11,12; Monogram Club 10,11,12; Hi-Y 10,11,12; Mustang Club 11,12; Spanish Club 12; Baseball 10, 1 1,12; Basketball 11,12, J.V. 10. JAMES KENNETH PARROTT JR. Buddy Entered ' 57; Homeroom Officer 12; Monogram Club 12; Choir 12; Chorus 11; Swimming 11,12. JOANNA PETTIT Joy Entered ' 55; Student Council 10; Homeroom Officer 10, 12; Y-teens 10,11; French Club 11,12; Latin Club 10; Red Cross 10; G.A.A. 10; G.R.A. 11,12. LYNDA LEA PICKUP Lynda Entered ' 54 Y-teens 12, French Club 11,12; G.R.A. 12; D.E. 11. JOAN PIERCE Joan Entered ' 53; MyerSpark 10; Y-teens 10; G.A.A. 10; G.R.A. 11,12. ROBERT GEORGE PINDELL Bob Entered ' 53; Homeroom Officer 12; Monogram Club 10,11,12; Engi- neers ' Club 11,12; Track 11, Mgr. 10. SANDRA JOY POLIAKOFF Sandy Enfered ' 58; Homeroom Officer 12; Limelighters 12. BRENDA ELAINE POPE Brenda Entered ' 56; Choir 11,12; Chorus 12; Latin Club 10; G.A.A. 10; G.R.A. 11 , 12 . ANN ELIZABETH POTTS Ann Entered ' 58; Y-teens 12; G.R.A. 12; Basketball 12; Mustang 12. PAUL JONES POTTS Paul Entered ' 53; Choir 12; Chorus 10; Football 12, J.V, 10,11. JOANNA LIBERTY POULAKOS Joanna Entered ' 56, Homeroom Officer 10,11; Y-feens 11,12; F.H.A. 12; Latin Club 10; Spanish Club 11,12; G.R.A. 1 1,12. MARY ROCHELLE PRICE Rochelle Entered ' 56; Y-teens 10; Orchestra 10,11,12; French Club 11; G.A.A. 10; G.R.A. 11,12. SARA ETHEL PRITCHARD Sara Entered ' 56; Y-teens 11,12; F.H.A. Sec. 11, V.P. 12; French Club 10; G.R.A. 11,12. oy is M.P. entry in Miss een Queen Contest £6 PURIFOY QUACKENBUSH QUERY RAKOW RANSOME RICHARDS ROBINSON ROCHESTER SANDERSON SANFORD SCOTT SEAGRAVES SHELBY SHELTON SHIPMAN SHORT SHUMAN SHURIG JENNIE ANN PURIFOY Jennie Entered ' 56; Choir 12; F.H.A. 11; French Club 11,12; G.A.A. 10; G.R.A. 11 . PALMER DAVID QUACKENBUSH Dove Entered ' 56; Choir 10, V.P. 11, Pres. 12; Chorus 10,11,12; Mustang Club 12; Latin Club 12; Track 10. PATRICIA ANN QUERY Pot Entered ' 56; Mustang 11; Honor Society 12; G.R.A. 11,12. DONALD EDGAR RAKOW Don Entered ' 56; Mustang 12; Orchestra 10,11; Engineers ' Club 10,11,12; Latin Club 10,1 1; Citizenship Committee 10. MARY ANNE RANSOME Mary Anne Entered ' 56; Y-teens 10; G.R.A. 11,12. CHANNING ORR RICHARDS Chan Entered ' 56; Student Council 10; Homeroom Officer 11; Key Club 11, 12; Hi-Y 10,11,12; French Club 12; Latin Club 10,11; Baseball 10, 11,12; Pub. Rel. Committee 12. GLENN ALBERT ROBINSON Glenn Entered ' 53; Homeroom Officer 10; Engineers ' Club 10; Latin Club 10,11; Poster Committee 10. WILLIAM LOUIS ROCHESTER Louis Entered ' 54; D.E. 11,12. CARLTON BOYD SANDERSON JR. Carlton Entered ' 53; Homeroom Officer 10; Engineers ' Club 10; Latin Club 10; Track 1 1. Sally cdosen president WILLIAM ARTHUR SANFORD JR. Bill Entered ' 53; Homeroom Officer 11,12; Key Club 12; Monogram Club 10,11,12; Hi-Y 10,11, Sec. 12; Band 10,11; Mustang Club 11,12; French Club 11; Latin Club 10; Swimming 10,11, Co-Captain 12; Foot- ball 12, J.V. 10. RICHARD WALLER SCOTT Richard Entered ' 53; Homeroom Officer 10; Hi-Y 11,12; Limelighters 10,11; Red Cross 10; Wrestling 11,12; Tennis 11; Football 11,12; Dance Committee 12. INDIA ELIZABETH SEAGRAVE India Entered ' 58; Orchestra 12. CATHERINE CHAPMAN SHELBY Katie Entered ' 56; Homeroom Officer 10,12; Y-teens 10,11; Mustang Club 12; French Club 10,11,12; Red Cross 10,11; G.A.A. 10; G.R.A. 11,12; Dance Committee 12. JULIA ANNE SHELTON Judy Entered ' 58. IMOGENE SHIPMAN I.G. Entered ' 56; Y-teens 10; Choir 12; Chorus 11. JANICE CAROLYN SHORT Janice Entered ' 53; Mustang 11, Feature Editor 12; Y-teens 10,11,12; Cheer Club 10; Latin Club 10; Spanish Club 11,12; G.R.A. 11,12; Dance Committee 12; Red Cross 10. JAMES FRANKLIN SHUMAN Jimmy Entered ' 53; Homeroom Officer 11; Monogram Club 10,11,12; Wrest- ling 1 0, 1 1 , 1 2, JERRY LEE SHURIG Jerry Entered ' 56; Honor Society 12; Jr. Marshal; Band 10; Orchestra 11; French Club 1 0, 1 1 . of Red Cross Conned 61 I I I Marfin, Carole, Steve, and Vie attend MYRA ANNE SIDES Myra Entered ' 58; Y-Teens 12; Spanish Club 12; G.R.A. 12; Poster Com- mittee 12; Basketball 12. LOIS HELEN SMITH Loll Entered ' 53; Y-teens 10,11, Sec. 12; Limelighters 10; French Club 11,12; G.R.A. 11,12. LIONEL RONALD SIKOR Ronnie Entered ' 56; Homeroom Officer 12; Honor Sociefy 12; Jr. Marshal; Key Club 12; Band 10,11; Orchestra 12; Engineers ' Club 11,12; Mus- tang Club 12; French Club 11,12; Latin Club 10; Committees: Citizen- ship 12; Pub. Rel. 12. WILLIAM LEE SKIDMORE Bill Entered ' 53; Homeroom Officer 10,12; Monogram Club 11,12; Hi-Y 10,12, Treas. 1 I ; Football 11,12, J.V. 10. LOUIS FAULKNER SMITH Entered ' 56; Latin Club 10; Track 11,12. Dewey PAUL DENNIS SMITH Paul Entered ' 53; Choir 10,11,12; Chorus 10,11; French Club 10,1 1. Limelighters 10,11,12; VERNON WINDLE SMITH Entered ' 53. Vernon CAROLE ANNE SLAUGHTER Carole Entered ' 56; Student Council 12; Homeroom Officer II; Girl Ambas- sodors 12; Y-teens 10,11,12; Mustang Club 11,12; French Club 11,12; Latin Club 10; G.A.A. 10; G.R.A. 11,12; Committees; Dance 11,12; Spirit 12; Pub. Rel. 12. MARGARET PATRICIA SLOAN Pot Entered ' 57; Homeroom Officer 12; Mustang 12; Red Cross II; G.R.A. 11,12; Spirit Committee 12; Basketball 11,12. ANTHONY DUNWODY SMITH Tony Entered ' 56, Homeroom Officer 10,11,12; French Club 11,12; Latin Club 10; Wrestling 12; Swimming 11; Football, J.V. 10; Committees; Citizenship 12; Dance 12. GARY RICHARD SMITH Gary Entered ' 55; Homeroom Officer I 1; Foofball, J.V. 1 I. JANE BEATTY SMITH Jane Entered ' 53; Y-teens 11,12; Latin Club 10; Spanish Club 12; G.A.A. 10; G.R.A. 1 1 ,1 2 Publicity Committee 11,12. BEVERLY AVEN SMOOT Bev Entered ' 57; Homeroom Officer 12; Y-teens II; G.R.A. 11,12; Spirit Committee 12. JOHN MARSHALL SOLDATI John Entered ' 53; Student Council 11; Monogram Club 11,12; Hi-Y 10,11,12; Football 11,12, J.V. 10. WILLIAM LARRY SPICER Larry Entered ' 56; Honor Society 11,12; Jr. Marshal; French Club 10,11. MARION PAULLING SPIGENER Spike Entered ' 53; Student Council 10,11,12; Mustang II, Circulation Mgr. 12; Honor Society 12; Jr. Marshal; Key Club 10,11, Pres. 12; Hi-Y 12, Sec. 10, Pres. II; Mustang Club 12, Treas. 11; Latin Club 10; J.V. Football 10; Committees: Dance 10,11,12; Spirit 10,11,12; Assembly 1 0, Chairman 11,12. LARRY WADSWORTH SMITH Larry KATHRYN OLIVIA SPOON Kathryn Entered ' 53; Red Cross 10, Wrestling 11,12. Entered ' 54; Limelighters 10,11,12; French Club 10,11. SIDES G. SMITH V. SMITH SIKOR J. SMITH SMOOT SKIDMORE L. W. SMITH SOLDATI SLAUGHTER L. H. SMITH SPICER SLOAN L. F. SMITH SPIGENER A. SMITH P. SMITH SPOON Ciuifan JJoutfi Conference af Wild icres SALLY JEAN SPRATT Sally Entered ' 56; Student Council 12; Homeroom Officer 10,11,12; Mustang 10, Classes Edifor II, Editor 12; Honor Society 12; Jr. Marshal; Girl Ambassadors 11, 12; Y-teens 10,11,12; Cheer Club 10 French Club 11; Latin Club 10; Red Cross Pres. 12; G.A.A. 10; G.R.A. II; Com- mittees: Citizenship 11, Handbook 12. GEORGE WAYNE STALLINGS George Entered ' 53, JACK BERNARD STALLINGS Jack Entered ' 58; Band 12; Radio Club 12. SANDRA ANN STELLINGS Sandra Entered ' 53; Homeroom Officer 10,11; Letfer Girl 11, Head 12; Mus- tang Club 11,12; Cheer Club 10; Limelighters 12; Latin Club 10; Spanish Club 11; G.A.A. 10; G.R.A. 11,12; Committees: Dance 10,11,12; Spirit 10. BLAKE HUNTER STEPHENS Blake Entered ' 56; Homeroom Officer 11,12. NORMAN ALLEN STEWART Stitches Entered ' 53; C.A.P. 10; French Club 12; D.E. 11. NANCY VIRGINIA STICKLEY Nancy Entered ' 53; Homeroom Officer 12; Girl Ambassadors 11,12; Y-teens 10,1 I, Pres. 12; French Club 11,12; Lotin Club 10. ANNE RICHARDS STRATTON Anne Entered ' 53; Homeroom Officer 10; Honor Society 11,12; Jr. Marshal; Y-teens 10; F.H.A. II; Latin Club 10; Spanish Club II, V.P. 12; G.R.A, 11,12. JO ANN STRICKLAND Jo Ann Entered ' 56; Homeroom Officer 11,12; Y-teens 10,12; Choir 10,12; Cheerleader 12; Latin Club 10; G.R.A. 11,12; Dance Committee 12. DAVID ERNEST SWYERS David Entered ' 56; Band 12; Orchestra 12; Tennis 11. JAMES ROBERT TAYLOR Jimmy Entered ' 53; Choir 10,11,12; Orchestra 12; Latin Club 10; Cross Country 12. MARGARET ANN TAYLOR Margaret Entered ' 56; MyerSpark Exchange Editor 12; Honor Society 11, Pres. 12; Girl Ambassadors 12; Band 10,11,12; French Club 11,12; Latin Club 10; Mustang 12. WILLIAM ELTON TAYLOR Bill Entered ' 53; Engineers ' Club 10,11, V.P. 12; Limelighters 10; Tennis 10,1 1 , 12 . JOHN GREENBERRY THOMAS Jackie Entered ' 53; Engineers ' Club 10,11,12; French Club 12; Wrestling 10,1 1 , 12 . ROBERT GOODWIN THOMAS Goody Entered ' 54; Student Council 10, Treas. 11, Pres. 12; Homeroom Offi- cer 11; Jr. Marshal; Key Club 10,11,12; Monogram Club 10,11,12; H-Y 10,11,12; Cheer Club 10; Mustang Club 11,12; Latin Club 10; Spanish Club 11,12; Wrestling 10,11; Baseball 11; J.V. Football 10,11; Committees: Dance 10,11; Citizenship 10. J. STALLINGS STEWART STRICKLAND M. TAYLOR R. THOMAS i SPRATT STELLINGS STICKLEY SWYERS W. TAYLOR G. STALLINGS STEVENS STRATTON J. TAYLOR J. THOMAS i Bonny attends Qivls ' Strife; Bill (lUallace), I I GLORIA JO TINSLEY Gloria Entered ' 56; Y-teens 10,11,12; G.R.A. 12. PATRICIA ANN TOBIN Potsy Entered ' 55; Homeroom Officer 11,12; Mustang 12; Girl Ambassadors 10,11,12; Y-teens 12, Treas. 10; F.H.A. 12; Cheer Club 10; Red Cross 12; G.R.A. 11,12. WILLIAM LAWRENCE TOURTELLOT Bill Entered ' 54; Student Council 10; Monogram Club 10,11,12; Hi-Y 10,11,12; Spanish Club 12 ' Basketball J.V. 10; Footboll 11,12, J.V. 10. TOMMY PHILEOUS TUCKER Tommy Entered ' 56; D.E. 11,12. JIMMY AUSTIN TURNER Jimmy Entered ' 56; Football II, J.V. 10. DAVID POLLOCK UNDERWOOD David Entered ' 53; Homeroom Officer 10; Class Officer 10,11; Jr. Marshal; Key Club 11,12; Monogram Club 10,11, Pres. 12; Hi-Y 11,12, Treas. 10; Cheer Club 10; Mustang Club 11,12; Spanish Club 12; Track 10,11,12; Basketball 11, J.V. 10; Football 10,11, Captain 12; Citizen- ship Committee I 1 , ANNE LYDALL VAN EVERY Pokey Entered ' 53; Mustang 12; Chorus II; Cheer Club 10; Mustang Club 12; French Club 11,12; Latin Club 10; G.A.A. 10; G.R.A. 11,12; Com- mittees: Dance 10,11,12; Spirit 10,11,12. BRENDA HELEN VEASEY Brenda Entered ' 58. ODELL SHEMWELL VESTAL Odell Entered ' 54; Red Cross 10,11. GAIL ANN VINCENT Gail Entered ' 57; Student Council 12; Girl Ambassadors 12; Y-teens 12; Choir 11; Chorus II; F.T.A. 12; French Club 12; G.R.A. 12. SUE CAROL WADE Sue Entered ' 53; Homeroom Officer 12; Y-teens 10,11, V.P. 12; French Club 11,12; Latin Club 10; Red Cross II; G.R.A. 11,12; Dance Com- mittee 12. WILSON KING WALLACE Bill Entered ' 53; Student Council 12; Homeroom Officer 10,11; Class Officer 12; Honor Society 12, Treas. 11; Jr. Marshal Key Club 10,11,12; Monogram Clu b 10,11, 12; Hi-Y 10,12, Sec. 11; Latin Club 10; Track 10; Basketball 11,12, J.V. 10; Football 10,11,12; Dance Committee 10. JUDITH IRENE WARD Judith Entered ' 53; Homeroom Officer 10,12; Y-teens 10; Cheerleader 12; French Club 11,12; Latin Club 10; G.R.A. 11,12; Committees: Dance 12; Spirit 11,12. GEORGE PATTERSON WEARN George Entered ' 53; Choir 11,12; Chorus 11; Engineers ' Club 11,12; Latin Club 10. CATHERINE ELAINE WEEKS Loine Entered ' 56; Y-teens 12; French Club 11,12; G.A.A. 10; G.R.A. 11,12. TINSLEY TUCKER VAN EVERY VINCENT WARD TOBIN TURNER VEASEY WADE WEARN TOURTELLOT UNDERWOOD VESTAL WALLACE WEEKS TO Bill (Messerly) y lUa f er, Boys ' Strife DAVID SAUL WEISS Dovid Entered ' 56; Mustang 12; Orchestra 10,1 1; Latin Club 10. PEGGY JEAN WILEY Peggy Entered ' 56; French Club 11; G.A.A. 10; G.R.A. 11,12. SHELIA MAUREEN WELCH Shelio Entered ' 56; MyerSpark News Editor 12; Y-teens 10; French Club 11,12; G.R.A. 12. HOPE DAHL WESTERFIELD Hope Entered ' 56; Jr. Marshal; Y-teens 12; Latin Club 10; Spanish Club 12; G.A.A. 10; G.R.A. 11,12 — 1st, 2nd award; Basketball 11. JULIA ERWIN WESTERMORELAND Judy Entered ' 53; Y-teens 10; Choir 12; Latin Club 10; Spanish Club 11, 12; G.A.A. 10; G.R.A. 11,12. ALICE MARRET WHEELER Alice Entered ' 53; Y-teens 10,11,12; Choir 12; Orchestra 10,11,12; French Club 11,12; Latin Club 10; Red Cross 10,11,12; G.R.A. 11,12. MARY FRANCES WHEELER Mary Frances Entered ' 56; Flomeroom Officer 10,11; Girl Ambassadors 11,12; Y-teens 10,12, Sec. II; Chorus 12; Latin Club 10; G.R.A. 11,12. HARVEY STEWART WHITE Stewart Entered ' 53; Student Council 10,11; Homeroom Officer 10,11; Key Club 11,12; Hi-Y 10,11, Pres. 12; Mustang Club 12; Limelighters 10,11; Latin Club 10; Basketball 11,12, J.V. 10; Committees: Dance 1 2; Assembly I I . DAVID RONALD WHITLEY Ronnie Entered ' 57; French Club 12; D.E., V.P. 12. THEODORE DuBOSE WILLARD Bo Entered ' 53; Student Council 11; Homeroom Officer 10,12; Monogram Club 10,11,12; Hi-Y 10,12, V.P. 11; Spanish Club 12; Wrestling 10, 11,12; Football 12, J.V. 10. JAMES DAVID WILLIAMS Jimmy Entered ' 56, Baseball 10,11,12; Football, J.V. 10; Traffic Committee 10,1 1 . BARBARA ELAINE WILLIS Barbara Entered ' 54, Girl Ambassadors 11,12; Y-tcens 10, 12, Treas. 11; Cheer Club 10; French Club 10; Spanish Club 12; G.A.A. 10; G.R.A. 11,12; Committees: Spirit 10; Dance 11; Maiorette 11. GEORGE JOHNSON WISECARVER George Entered ' 53; Student Council II; Homeroom Officer 10; Key Club 11, Sec. 12; Monogram Club 11,12; Hi-Y 12; Band 10; French Club 11,12; Latin Club 1 0; T rack 10,11; Cros s Country 1 1,12. JOYANN LOUISE WOHLBRUCK Joy Entered ' 53; Homeroom Officer 12; Y-teens 10,12, French Club 11,12; Latin Club 10; G.A.A. 10; G.R.A. 11,12, Dance Committee 12. LINDA KAY YARBROUGH Linda Entered ' 56; Y-teens 12; G.R.A. 11,12. MARY ELIZABETH YARBROUGH Libby Entered ' 56; Homeroom Officer 11; Y-teens 10,12; G.R.A. 11,12, Dance Committee 12. GWENDOLYN ANNETTE WICKER Annette MARY ELLEN YOUNT Mary Ellen Entered ' 56; Choir 10,11,12; Chorus 10,11,12; G.R.A. 12. Entered ' 56; Y-teens 12; French Club 12; G.R.A. 12. WEISS WELCH WESTERFIELD WESTMORELAND A. WHEELER M. WHEELER WHITE WHITLEY WICKER WILEY WILLARD WILLIAMS WILLIS WISECARVER WOHLBRUCK L. YARBROUGH M. YARBROUGH YOUNT New rings, College Boards, the Junior-Senior — what memories we have to cherish. Our year has been characterized by outstanding achievements in all fields. From our class four can- didates were selected to compete in the American Field Service program. We placed members on all varsity sports teams. In drama, debating, writing, our class was well represented. But most of the year we seemed to be in the midst of plans for the Junior-Senior. Individual homerooms held money-raising projects to raise money for this event. Our committee chairmen and their advisors labored for long hours planning a Wiley Horne, Vice President, Alice Strotton, Secretary; Betsy Glenn, Treasurer; John G. Johnston, President. juniors Cfioose ' ' Out Of World ' ' As P rom Qdeme theme, invitations, entertainment, and all the other things which go into the planning of a suc- cessful prom. College Boards loomed ahead. Although these grades would not really count, we early began to buy books resolving to study every night. How many kept those resolutions? With all these other activities, we still devoted much time to study. In the spring members of our class were inducted into the Honor Society. Many of us rated highly on nationally conducted tests. We watched American history on T. V., became proficient in languages, read Emerson and Thoreau. Then at graduation our top students servea as Junior Marshals. We looked back at our carefree underclass days — forward to our senior year. A.F.S. CANDIDATES Sally McKaig, Bob Allen Mary Lucas, and Tish Smith study map, wonder ' ' which coun- try would I most like to visit? " Mr. Bruce of Balfour Inc. talks with Sandra Summerville, Dan Thigpen, Tom Moore, and Libby McNeely about new style class rings. 72 Da vid McKnitf Alexander Lydia Ann Alexander Betsy Jane Allen John Marshall Allen Robert Trawick Allen III Virginia Wright Allison Frank Robinson Anders III Sandra Elizabeth Anderson Howard Bell Arbuckle Monie Argo Valerie Joan Boon David Horned Bamberger William Freeman Barber Elizabeth Ruth Barberree John Quiency Barnes Joy Lee Bass Elizabeth Battle Gatha Delorise Baxter Robert Rowe Beatty Anna Wesley Beddingfield Hilary Flowers Bell Bronwell Christiana Berg Marion Reece Berryhill Rebecca Gwynn Biggers Norma Van Landinghom Binder Joseph Wesley Bishop Jane Batton Block Josephine Shannon Blockwell Sharon Lee Bladen Henrietta Redfern Blokeney Thomas Rudolph Blanton Kaye Blickensderfer John Von Antwerp Bochme Edwin Gordon Bohannon John Walter Boling Constance Morse Booth Steven Carlton Bost Gloria Jean Boyd Thomas Dunovont Brabson Rovy Frost Branon f 73 Daniel Lee Brawley James Willard Bremer Edward William Brody Helen Elaine Brokhoff Billy Elvis Broome Robert Cleveland Broome Jr. Belinda Ann Brown Mary Elizabeth Brumfield Sally Ann Burke George Anton Burkhalter Joseph Allen Burns Elva Elizabeth Bush Vera Jane Butner Naomi Ruth Camp Emmett Allen Canady Honor Society faps top five pereent of juniors Miles Smith Carpenter Susan Penelope Carter Robert Anthony Cassanova Elizabeth Beall Caulkins George Wilkes Chapman Leicester Chapman Neal King Cheek Anna Grace Clayton Meredith Jane Clifton Wayne Harris Clifton Floyd Joseph Clontz Jr. Barbara Ann Cloud Glen Austin Coan Zebulon Vance Cockerham Judith Fay Collins Charlie Wearn Connelly Jr. Jeanne Minette Conrad Patricia Allen Cook Harriett Anne Cordle Rachel Alma Cordle J James Clardy Cothran William Swaffield Cowan Pamela Cowing Ann Ward Crosson Patricia Leigh Crouse Reginald Ramsey Curlee Eugene Clay Curtis George King Cutter Frances Dale Davenport Frances Little Davis Norman McBrayer 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Smith Elizabeth Bartlette Smith Jacqueline Virginia Smith Mary, Bess attend Red Cross Sraininy Center Letitia Anne Smith Michael Wayne Smith Susan Elizabeth Snyder Stephen Ira Sobell Charles Hardy Spain James Morris Spearman Geraldine Mary Sprengel Winston Evans Sprock Ann Elizabeth Stafford Esther Beebe Stanfield Helen Elizabeth St. Clair Patricia Stell Michael Hunter Stenhouse Gail Denise Stephan Constance Clifton Stephens William Wheeler Sternbergh Lynn Ella Stevenson Thomas Joseph Stockton Harry Parsons Stokely Jr. Dagmar Kristin Stoll 81 1 Sampson Paul Stork Carolyn Webb Stowe Alice Taylor Stratton Robert Lester Stringer Henry Oswell Strohecker Carol La Grande Stuckey James Draper Sturdivant Jr. James Lawrence Suggs Louis Arnold Sullivan Linda Lou Summerville Sandra Sue Summerville Judith Marguerite Suttle Robert Chorles Swerdloff Sally Meredith Tathwell Daniel Grover Thigpen Timothy Grant Thomas Albert Charles Thomas Jr. Gail Thomson Edna Wallene Threadgill Jerry Sidney Threatt Sven Albin Thulin Phyllis Jean Tipton Donald Ray Titus Carolyn Louise Transou Hal Hodges Tribble Virginia Arlene Triplett Michaele Lynne Tucker Charles Perry Turnipseed Joyce Carolyn Vaden Stephen Heywood Van Every Patricia Anne Vaughn Charles Arthur Vinroot Frances Ellen Walker Hugh Anderson Walker Jr. Carolyn Sue Wall Elizabeth Ellen Waller Warren Goodie Ward William Washam William Steven Watson James King Weber Jr. mi William Phillip Welch Nancy Leila Weldon Hill Beverly Wellford Edward Caryle West Catherine Wheeler Norma Glenn Whitehead Margaret Winchester Whitton John Edward Williams Sue Ellen Williams Joseph Dyer Williamson Linda Lou Willis Richard Deems Wilson Nathan Earl Wise Jerry Kenneth Woo Donna Rochelle Woodside Donovan Mack Woodside Jr. Beatrice Ann Yore Hugh, Cynn provide homes for A.3,S. students Eleventh grade committee chair- men hard at work on plans for Junior-Senior. Monie Argo, Invita- tions; Dan Brawley, Entertainment; Bob Allen, Becky Biggers, Chape- rones; Sally McKaig, Decorations; Catherine Kuralt, Entertainment; Dick Ranson, Invitations; Mary Lucas, Decorations; Laurie Hurt, Hugh Huntington, Refreshments; Tim Thomas, Tish Smith, Publici- ty- tyentfi fias urgest class enrollment-- 97 As the largest class in the history of Myers Park, we can look back on a year full of achievement and excitement. We began the year by electing as our officers four students who were already experienced in school government. They led the class in planning an informal dance held soon after the beginning of the new year. Members of our class excelled in holding offices in school clubs and in playing on Jayvee ond varsity teams. Nine of our girls be- came Myers Park ' s first Jayvee cheerleaders. In the classroom we delved further into the mysteries of algebra and Latin. We were intro- duced for the first time to Tillie Tapeworm and Freddie Frog. Our knowledge of world history came to us via air waves through television. Now we look forward to another year of ac- complishment. First row: Doug Caldwell, Treasurer; John Thomas, Vice Presi- dent. Second row: Buddy DuBose, President; Cynthia Blythe, Secretary. First Row: Eleanor Ann Abernethy, Solly Johnston Abernethy, Alfred Edward Adams, Gayle Hart Adams, Judy Littleton Adams, Thad A. Adams III, Phyllis Ann Agresta, Alan Gordon Aitken Second Row: John Pressly Alexander, Markham Robertson Alexander, Kenneth Eugene Allen, Susan Kay Allen, Gus Anastes, Margaret Gaines Anderson, Lurline Angerholzer, Donald Moser Applegate Third Row: Mildred Susan Archer, William Francis Arivella, Brenda Mayo Armstrong, David Arthurs, Richard Ashley, Katharine Greer Atkins, Ralph Leonard Austin, Barbara Jean Ayers Bhnclie leads first ayuee efieerleaders First Row: Wayne Houston Ayers, Kathrine Oliver Bagby, Jack Ernest Baker, Jane Wellington Baker, Joseph Leonard Barach Jr., Paul Drum Barefoot, Dessie Elaine Barfield, Glendine Ruth Barkman Second Row: Alfred Haywood Barnett, Julian Henry Barnett, Linda Ann Barnhill, James Bruce Barrett, Barbara Carole Beasley, Susan Carolyn Benedict, Patricia Ann Benfield, Mary Elizabeth Benoit Third Row: Nancy Goode Best, Gerald Ji mmie Biggers, Claude Garner Blackwell, Jacob Curtis Blackwood, Cynthia Ruth Blythe, John Carey Bolen, Barbara Anne Boone, Harry Pegram Booth Fourth Row: Nancy Elizabeth Bowen, Richard Lee Bowers, Kenneth Inglis Bozeman, Hannah Grace Bradford, Martha Carolyn Branon, George Vincent Braswell, Charles David Brazeal, Alice Faye Bridges Fifth Row: Robert James Brietz, Donold Lee Britton, Mary Arnall Broach, Troy Lafette Brown, Kathleen Lynn Browning, Edith Merrill Buice, Charles Dean Burns, Judith Ann Burrier Sixth Row: David Franklin Caldwell, Douglas William Caldwell, Joseph Elliott Caldwell, Philip McKnight Carey, Leonard Hewell Carter, Robert Lee Cato, Virginia Hulme Chapman, Loren Charnley. First Row: Elizabeth Moore Chose, Sandro Lee Cheney, Walter Edward Clayton, Frank Eugene Cloyd, Mary Elizabeth Clutz, James William Coggins Jr., Nancy Gibson Collier, Patricia Gail Collins Second Row: Mary Patricia Convey, Gerald Benjamin Cook, Alexander Copeland IV, Martha Judith Copley, David Kenneth Counts, Sarah Elizabeth Couric, Joseph Edward Cox Jr., Patricia Ann Cox Third Row: Thomas Nelson Crayton, Diane Elaine Crockett, Margaret Eugenia Crockett, Sydney Fraser Croft, John Earle Crosby, Elisabeth Gail Crowell, Joseph Carey Curlee, Rabert Blake Currie Fourth Row: Armand Turner Daniel, Gerard Hadley Davidson, Dean Jackson Davis, Sally Lorraine Davis, Lawrence Joe DeArmon, Sandra Lee DeArmon, Jones Deoson Jr., Jerry Clyde Deese Fifth Row: Charles William de Krafft, Preston Delph, Frances Kay DeMik, Susanne Dentan, James Flynn DeRamus, John Brewer Dickinson, Katharine Anne Dietler, Peter Dodge Sixth Row: Freddie Michael Doster, Geneva Louise Douglas, Miriam Jeanne Downs, Chorles Oliver DuBose, Jeanne Denise DuBose, Peggy Angela Duckworth, Rebecca Larkin Duncan, Walter Massey Dunlap Bruce, ay, an d ac S ecome mem 86 First Row; Norman Lee Dupont, Melvin Murphy Durham, Howard Moreen Duvall III, Soro Cothran Dwelle, Nancy Hill East, M.ario Cecilio Ehrman, Jo Ann Elliot, Constantine Jomes Elliott Second Row: La Georgia Ann Ellis, Anne Craig Elrod, Charles Ellison Elrod, James Robert Ervin, Sheila Ann Evans, Barbara Faye Fain, Bernice Divine Farmer III, Margaret Stewart Farris Third Row; Jane Elizabeth Farthing, Charles Henry Favor, William Pinkney Finley, Daisy Pearce Fitch, Lillian Elaine Fodel, Bobbie Jeanne Gantt, Carol Ann Garrison, Ross Keith Gathings i j Fourth Row: Edmond Renald Genois, Robert Lomax Gibbons, Dewey Andrell Gibson, Pamela Dorothy Glensor, Edward Alexander Glover, Jerry Martin Goodman, Cynthia Chapman Graham, Lawrence Starr Graham i I j Fifth Row: James Robert Grant, Harvey Moore Grasty, Ronald Eugene Greene, James Thomas Grey, Susan Elizabeth Griffin, I Nancy Jane Grubb, William Harrison Guerrant, Pomelo Jane Guthrie I ! j Sixth Row: Marshall Wayne Haigler, Coleman Moore Hambley, William Stewart Hamilton, Carol Fronces Hammersley, William ; Geremain Hancock, Aldridge Kirk Hardee, Joan Patricia Hardin, Jack Louis Hardy Jr. 1 I ! of ide Senior Higd Varsity SootSall 5eam 87 U arren an J Billy win fam witd My Word ! First Row: Mery Permelia Horkey, Kathryn Paor Harpham, John David Harris, Patricia Dawn Harris, Robert Kenneth Harris, Thomas Hendrix Hartley, Linda Palmgren Harvell, Barbara Sue Heard Second Row: Melva Lane Heath, Daniel Tucker Hefelfinger, Mary Shepard Heriderson, Jane Marie Henry, Sarah Leilia Herring, Gayle Susan Heston, Charles Edwin Hicks, David Michael Hill Third Row: Jerry Gene Hilton, Janet Louise Hines, Williom Carl Hinson, Lucy Elizabeth Hitchcock, Nicholas Hairston Hobbie, Carol Jean Holden, William Hollifield Jr., Benjamin Shambaugh Horack Jr. Fourth Row: Frank Mackey Hough Jr., Michael Hogue Houston, Patricio Joan Hout, William Michael Hovis, Edward Stevens Howie, Robert Stuwart Howie, Gregory Joseph Howren, Mary Ann Hubbard Fifth Row: Patricia Ann Huff, Thomas Alexander Huffaker, Peggy Anne Hull, Carol Elizabeth Hunnicutt, Richard Franklin Hunter, Pamela Ann Inderfurth, Dorothy Rose Isom, Jon Charles Jackson Sixth Row: Anne Deron Jakes, Bobby Mack Johnson, Constance Deanne Johnson, Dovid Gardner Johnson, Fleming Holcombe Jones, Irene Karen Jones, John Laurence Jones III, Mory Frances Jones Sopdomores adjust to Susy senior SigS life First Row: Russell Edward JoneS Kenneth Roberts Jordan, Donald Stuart Kaleel, Pansy George Kaperonis, Michael Howard Karnes, Frances Anne Kendrick, Elizabeth Farnsworth Kenna, Cloudio Virginia Kerns Second Row: Anne Meta Kessaris, Sandra Marie Killingsworth, Carolyn Grace Kimbcll, Mack Arthur Kinser, Marrena Kirkpatrick, Carole Diane Knight, Mariano Hancock Kuester, Joyce Ann Lambert Third Row: Judy Ann Lambeth, Robert Henry Lampee, Mary Leila Lane, Virginia Carole Lane, Maiy Stella Leak, Linda Valerie Lee, James Steven Lefew, Katherine Ann Ligon Fourth Row: David Marley Lindeman, William Monroe Lineberger, Linda Eloine Little, Dianne Burns Littlefield, Mary Malinda Lobdell, Margaret Anne Long, Marsha Paulette Love, Wilson Truman Love Fifth Row; Nancy Poston Lucas, Paula Marian Lumpkin, Paula Janet Lupo, Douglas Moore Maddock, Lonnie Bain Mann, Ronald Lee Markham, Nancy Jones Marple, Thomas Styles Marshall Sixth Row: Barbara Sue Martin, Wayne Louis Martin, Jean Craig Mason, Frank Daniel McAllister, Harry Ford McArver, Ann Mebane McDonald, Geraldine Anne McDonald, Nancy Sharon Mclver First Row: William Harold McKee, Donald David MeLeod, Mildred Louise McManus, Peggy Lynne McNeal, Richard Eubanks McSwain, James Roseboro Meacham, Mark Jamss Meode, Jean Elizabeth Melvin Second Row: Ronald Webster Miller, Hannah Scott Mills, Nannette Jackson Minor, Robert Hawkins Mobley, Jane Morrison Moore Jennie Marian Moore, Marilyn Thomas Moore, Parola Lorene Moore Third Row: Ronnie Earle Moore, Georgie Ann Morrison, Michael Wayne Motter, Betty Jean Mullis, Katherine Aubrey Munford, Brenda Lee Murphy, Margaret Nell Myers, Susan Gail Naumoff Fourth Row: Michael Scott Newberry, Nancy Louise Newell, Sara Frances Newman, William Marshall Newman, Mary Page Newton, Sara Carolyn Nolen, Jo Ann Oetzmon, Linda Orr Fifth Row: Rebecca Elizabeth Otts, Helen Claire Owen, Margaret Celia Owen, Laura Elizabeth Owens, Charles Judson Palmer, Grady Dickerson Patterson, Josephine Parham Patterson, Lenoir Grace Pearsall Sixth Row: Gail Wesley Pearson, Judith Louise Pearson, Robert Alfrid Pearson, Anna Shuford Peeler, Hubert Albert Peralta, Larry Jay Petrea, David Nelson Pfohl, Jean Wheeler Pharr Cynffiia, Sarafi, Betsy, udy, Sfiivley, nd 90 First Row: Frances Allen Pierce, Nancy Piercy, Caroline Jean Pilcher, Jeffrey Wayne Place, Morton Allen Poliakoff, Dorothy Agnes Poole, Charles Ray Pope, David Lebron Pope Second Row: Sarah Brown Porter, John Frank Potts, Michael Simon Pressman, Leslie Neal Purifoy, John Alan Purvis, Lois Elizabeth Raff, Joyce Annette Ramsey, James Tucker Rayburn Third Row: James Henry Rea, Charles Harmon Reed, Ronald Marcus Reinstein, Shirley Ann Rembert, Robert John Rice, Robert Preston Richardson, Otis Percy Roberson, Laura Dean Robertson Fourth Row: Mary Louise Robertson, Richard Lee Rochester, John Patrick Rogan, Jay Patrick Rogers, Jeon Artiss Rogers, John L. Rogers, Glenn Dennis Rohrbaugh, Anne Fontaine Rose Fifth Row: Melville Brice Rose III, Martha Averaux Ross, Nancy Thorne Rouzer, James Burnett Rowe Jr., Sarah Ellen Rupprecht, Charles Gayle Rust, Richard Berton Sargent, Barbara Yvonne Scercy Sixth Row: Gretchen Cluthe Schoof, Herbert Charles Schoof, June Latimer Scott, Jerry Segal, Donna Lee Segrest, William Elledge Selby, William Herring Shackelford, Linda Lee Sharpe Cinda. Secome memSers of Qirl Ambassadors 91 David, 5rey, and ofin are first in tdeir First Row: Alan Page Shaw, Clarence Raymond Shaw, David Gwin Shelton, Joey Elaine Sherrill, Linda Lee Shields, Martha Helen Shull, Judy Caralyn Shumate, James Richard Sidbury Second Row: Gary Mitchell Silverstein, Clarence William Simpson Jr., Melonie Anne Simpson, Judith Louise Sims, Dorothy Jeanne Sloughter, Dottie Anne Slipher, Clyde Waddell Smith, Judith Judson Smith Third Row: Marvin McLeod Smith Jr., Frank Warren Snepp, Harry David Snook, Barbara Gene Spann, Joseph Milton Spencer, Carolyn Haynes Spoon, Charles Augustus Spratt, Shirley Anne Spratt Fourth Row: Stella Mae Spurrier, Robert Blanton Stafford, James Boyd Steele, Fred Graham Stephens, Susan Lillian Stephenson, Robert Fred Stern, Vera Emma Stettler, Alono Junice Stewart Fifth Row: Gorold Allen Stewart III, Margaret Caroline Stokes, Nancy Estelle Stokes, Maurice Preston Stone, Ronald Douglas Stone, Leroy Franklin Stringer, Emmett Reid Sturdivant, Neva Frances Sullivon Sixth Row: Wendy Jeanne Swoin, Rebecca Louise Swanzey, John Gilbert Swinney, Mary Patricia Tarr, Fredric Lee Tathwell, Penny Delaine Tatum, Ralph Leon Terry, Robert Guy Thaxton class to Se inducted into tfie K ey CluS First Row: Grady G. Thomas, John Stephen Thomas, Hayward Martain Thompson, James Barry Timberlake, Gerald Fredrick Tit- low, Catherine Ravenel Townsend, Anina Tribble, William Rufus Trotter Second Row: Warren Caldwell Tucker, Judith Ann Turner, Virginia Gene Turner, Milton Spangler Van Hoy, Mary Isabelle Van Wagner, Charles Gibson Venning, Karen Sue Vichesky, William Ellis Vinson Third Row: Carole Wagner, Carl Wilson Walker, Douglas Hendrcn Walker, Robert Lochlin Walker, James Gilbert Wallace, Diana Fay Walters, Olivia Ann Ward, Sherrill Edward Watkins Fourth Row: Warren Wade Way, Richard Fiske Wegner, Fenton Wells, Sandra Jean Welsh, Thomas Henry Westerfield, Ann Stewart White, John Gettys White, Ransom Curtis White Fifth Row: Diana Dunbar Wilburn, Margaret Lynn Wilkinson, Robert Emmett Wilkinson, Blanche Gregg Willard, Nancy Randolph Willard, Frances LaDean Williams, Susan Wrede, Frederick William Wood racJuafion Billy Clark, President; Donny Wood, Vice President; Casey Sherrill, Secretary-Treasurer. of ffiis year’s nintd grade mar s We were the last ninth grade — the last of the junior high at Myers Park. Though the youngest group here, we made our presence felt in school activities. Members of our class led the Junior High Honor Society and Ninth Grade Y-teens, par- ticipated in junior high sports, and were active in various school clubs. During the year we held two dances which were very successful. Our teachers introduced us to career opportunities through civics, to the stars through general science, to people on the other side of the Atlantic through foreign languages. New areas of knowledge were shown us. For the first time we began to think of our futures. Charles Jerry Adams Rosann Lucile Alexander Mary Ann Allen James Walter Allison Miriam Lee Andrews John Samuel Apperson IV Susan Lorene Arzberger Patricia Ann Austin Roy Connelly Bain Edward Wells Ballenger Jr. Barbara C. Bamberger Brian Downs Barksdale George Eldrige Barnett Pamela Barnett Susan Everett Barnette James Harper Barnhordt Harriet Murray Baynard Toni Kathryn Beach James Tyson Beachum Brenda Gwynn Bethel Donald Barton Betts Thom Williamson Blair Charles Cook Boger Jr. James Chadbourn Bolles Jr. 94 end of tfie junior Higd school a.t Myers Parfe Suzanne Griffin Bost Harry Morgan Boyd Jr. Roy Ingram Boyd Kaye Terrell Boyle Joan Bass Brown James Robert Bryant Harriet Leah Burns Sandra Ray Burns Aline Sanders Burr Dolores Ellen Butler Frances Carolyn Byrd Wilburn Welles Campbell Susan Hall Cannon Alice Alexander Carr Robert Carrol Cass Frederick Allen Caudle Howard K. Chadwick il Walter Charnley III Charles Carroll Chase William Mackey Clark Van Douglas Coble Jane Ann Coffey Margaret Corolyn Coon Linda Kay Cooper James Allen Crockett Jr. Bryan Patterson Crutcher Elisabeth Cunningham Laile Adele Dahir Gretchen Davey Daniel Mary Todd Davies Phoebe Joyce Davis Susan Coit Divine Stephen Arnold Douglas VI John Steele Edgerton Leonard Gary Edwards James Irvin Eisler Richard Turner Elmore Jr. Patricia Louise Eskridge Barry Richardson Farr Gwendolyn Mae Ferris Robert Johnson Flynn Katharine Graham Follmer John Alan Folsom Mary Ellen Forehand Thomas Forshaw III Leslie Ann Freedlond Alice Dale French Carole Ann Friend Qfiirt een fresfimen up junior Higfi Honor Society ( ' 1 1 zJ IMI £ Dorothy Byers Frost Martha Sumwalt Fullerton Robert Martin Furman James Mclnnes Gale Elizabeth Morrow Gallagher Eileen Carol Garfinkel Jean Ann Gaskell Susan Clair Gebhardt Gayle Marsh George Borry Dean Gettys Robert Glasgow Jr, Julianne Grahom Walter Raleigh Graham Lucy Robertson Grasty Rex Norman Gribble Jr. Ralph Harrall Griffin Jr. Julius Virgil Griffith Jr. Dennis Lorenz Guthrie Linda Jean Hackett Mary Patricia Hall Raymond Carlton Hall Edward Sprunt Hamilton Jr. Rickford James Hanner Gaye Karyl Harris Mary Jane Harris John Longdon Harrison Dana Darlene Hassler Lynn Ann Hawkins Linda Ruth Hayward Martha Nell Hemphill John Leslie Henderson Marjorie Ann Henderson John Peach Hightower Dona Marie Hite Linda Susan Holder Mary Louise Holliday Marilyn Rose Honey William Douglass Hope Roy Wilson House Jr. Mortha Melinda Hudgins John Wayne Hunter Nancy Grant Huntington Floyd Hurt Jr. Ralph Henry Husband Allison Taylor Hyatt Alvin William Hyatt Kathryn Lee Jarrell Mary Yorke Johnston IBMlfil Nintd grade presents parting gift to A.Q Joan Brantly Johnstone Robert Park Jones Tommie Jean Jones Stothula Kaperonis Robert Brown Kellogg Vaiden Pearson Kendrick Anastasia Kanella Kontos Pamela Baker Koth Mary Carolyn Lancaster Kay Latimer Kathryn Bane Law Susan Wiley Ledford Carol Ann Leekley How Waddell Leggett Murray William Lineberger Ruth Gwynn Little Ruth Lynn Little Samuel McGowan Littlejohn Linda Anne Lookabill Carol Ziegler Loring Mary Wilhelmina Lowe Nancy Marie Ludwig Eddy Lee MacAleer Anne Mackinney William Paul Mallard Rita Christopher Marney Caroline Armistead Martin Judith Elizabeth Martin James Clayton Massey Harriet Iris Mayer Maxine Sue Mayer Michael Downs McAllister Julianne McClure Dorothy Ellen McDougle Woods Monroe McGinn William Bulgin McGuire Jr. Alice Gibson McNeill Robert Dean Melton Corole Lauretta Memory Michael James Metier Michael Grant Miller William Boone R. Mitchell III Wiley Herbert Morrison III Elliot Rector Motley IV Martha Barnett Muilenburg Robert John Newlin Freida Lillie Rose Nordman Thomos Edward Norman Ralph Morgan O ' Hair III Arnett Stanton Oliver Jr. Sally Ann O ' Rourke John Allen Otten Jr. Lyn Outwater George Dantzler Page Jr. Margaret Kingsland Parker Georgia Maye Peach Johnny Mayo Phillips Polly Ann Pickett William Louis Pitts Jeffery James Pollock Jimmie Scott Powers Ann Beth Pressman Mary Stewart Quern Dell Carolyn Quinn Joyce Ann Ray Monroe H. Ridenhour III Manuel James Rogers Penny Betty Rogers Walton Worth Rogers Constance Elinor Roper Judith Susan Rubin Nancy Lynn Schwartz Elizabeth Ann Sheppard Kay Saville Sherrill Cheryl Ellen Shipman Judith Ann Shotwell Graeme Hunter Shull Robert Hubbard Sieburg Carson Irwin Simms John Arthur Skidmore Nancy Gibbons Slaughter Philip Winslow Small Dennis Eugene Smith James Harrell Smith Julia Finley Smith Ronald Frank Smith Sarah Laura Snyder Madeline Sonneborn Harry Mathews Spoon Jr. Frederick Evons Sprock Jr. Richard Douglas Starnes Herchel Everett Stellings Bruce St. John Jr. Margaret Anne Strickhouser Addison Dent Sullivan Humbert Giroude Sullivan junior Higfi Cfieerle ders Soost school spirit 98 Stephanie Swerdloff Andrew Da Val Taylor Jr. Henry Harold Thompson Jr. William Johnson Thrift Jr. James Brandon Thurman Jane Emaline Utley Mary Patricia Vaden Diana Hamilton Van Every Nancy Lucinda Van Every Alice Vickers Vaughn Neil Howard Vener Virginia Ross Venning John Bell Waldin Thomas Westbrook Waldron Marvin Howard Wallace Robert Ferman Wardell Sharon Arlene Weismon Candance Carroll Welsted Betty Lynn Whisnant Anne Lee Whitlock Agnes Ayers Whitton Earle Howard Whitton Robert Clark Whitton Sally Hoppe Wiggins Virginia Gay Wilkinson Frances Gay Williams Margaret Nell Williams Joseph Neely Williamson III Donovan Jordan Willis Jr. Marva Anne Wisecarver Charles Edward Wood Marion Gordon Wood Barbara Jean Wooten Robert Bruce Wright New students get acquainted on the terrace. First row: Bill Kreamer, 11th; Earl Taylor, 9th: Bobby Helbein, 11th; Hall, 9th; Karen Kreamer, 9th; Pam Kopp, 11th; Dickey Robert Beach, 10th; George Harris, 11th; Second row: Susan Helbein, 11th. 99 - —TV •r-iTii ' ri,,irTiifrmTn-rTrrm-n i lfi] ifT inn i i TB M ltig j , , 7r r 1»V i Students envied c assroom learning tdvougd Language students at Myers Park had many opportunities to make practical use of the knowl- edge which they gained in class. Latin Club members presented many skits on Roman life which helped them to understand daily customs and traditions of ancient Rome. By playing vari- ous teaching games at their meetings, they earned more about grammar of the language. French and Spanish Club members also in- creased their appreciation of their language courses through skits, scenes from classical plays, songs, games, and lectures on the customs of France, Spain, and Latin American countries. Howard Arbuckle swings at Pinata os Spanish Club members watch with excitement. LIVELY STUDENTS PROVE that Latin is not dead. First row: J, D. Sturdivant ' , President; Linda Orr, Vice President; Cynthia Blythe, Secretary; Trey Snepp, Treasurer, Second row: Kendrick, Brown, Lee, Crockett, Moore, Stokes, Lob- dell, Benoit, Elliot, Wilburn, Pharr, Downs. Third row; Hefelfinger, Fitch, White, Abernethy, Broach, Atkins, Brad- ford, Naumoff, Collier, Elrod, Cox, Williams, Duvall. Fourth row: Wrede, Isom, Ross, Best, Crowell, Sargent, Grosboll, Townsend, Conrad, Pilcher, Carter. Fifth row: Mill- er, Norman, Huntley, Purvis, Grey, Newberry, Wood, Oetz- man, Barkman, Selden, Oldham. Sixth row: Alexander, Graham, Glover, McKinnon, Hancock, McArver, Pfohl, Adams, Favor, Rogan. For their banquet held in February, Spanish Club members prepared authentic Spanish dishes. All three clubs participated jointly in the an- nual Language Festival in December. Tradi- tional carols, the story of the Nativity, and talks on Christmas celebrations in other countries were presented by the groups. Susan Brennels, our exchange student from Wales, told how the customs in her country differ from ours. In the spring, the Language Department sent outstanding Latin students to represent Myers Gail Vincent and Donna Kelleher give scene from Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme at annual French Christmas party. cluSs in Spanisfi, £afin, ancJ 3vencfi SPANISH CLUB MEMBERS MEET one Thursday each month. First row: Tim Thomas, President; Anne Stratton, Vice President; Howard Arbuckle, Treasurer; Second row: Pierce, Clifton, Anne Cordle, Jennings, Alma Cordle, Free- man, Hardin, Miss Akers, Advisor. Third row: Hitchcock, Binder, King, Cotter, Elliott, Kurtz, George. Fourth row: Poulakos, Ison, Moore, Sides, Short, Aitken, James, Wat- son. Fifth row: Newitt, Goodyear, Bladen, Dean, Curtis, McCoy, Blanton. Sixth row: Farr, Kellogg, Owen, Kendall, Holland, Seawright, West, Allen. Park in the Junior Classical League Convention held in Chapel Hill. French and Spanish students who had shown proficiency in their language course took part in the North Carolina State and the National Foreign Language Examina- tions. Members learn the culture and customs of France. First row: Donna Kelteher, President; Betty McGuire, Vice Presi- dent; Kaye Bliekensderfer, Secretary; Helen Crevensten, Treasurer. Second row: Boon, J. Allen, Wade, Kincheloe, Memory, Atkins, Norton, Kuestc-r, Mclver, DeMik, Swain. Third row: Mrs. Lancaster, Advisor; Duvall, Snyder, L. Smith, Duncan, McKee, Love, Stephenson, McDonald, Garrison, Moore, Butner, Anderson, Mrs. Cox, Advisor. Fourth row: Transou, Livingston, L. Purifoy, Cannon, Far- LATIN STUDENT John Thomas shares his refreshments with Penny Carter as they enjoy the Language Club Festi- val. nan, Culbreoth, Henderson, Campbell, Welch, Myers, Stoll, Mazoly, McNeely, Buck. Fifth row: Vincent, Berryhill, Mur- rell, Manning, Higgins, Shinn, Sikor, T. Smith, Hackney, Hoffman, Stuckey, Blackwell, Hester. Sixth row: Farris, J. Purifoy, Stickley, Stetler, B. Allen, Mathews , Messerly, Taylor, Brietz, T. Smith, J. White, Kuralt, Gibson, Crosson. Seventh row: Graham, Biggers, Deegan, Barber, Weber, Wisecarver, C. White, Wallace, Burkhalter, Johnston. D.E. CLASS LEARNS art of layout work. Seated: Gary Little. Standing: Barbara Lipscomb, Virginia Triplett, Don Rae Deese, Eddie Barrett. D.E. STUDENTS Dan Thigpen and Larry Henson " on the job. " One of the most active groups on campus this year has been the Myers Park chapter of the Dis- tributive Education Club of America, known also as DECA. The D.E. program provides an invaluable public service in preparing young people for their role in the business world. Students receive both class- room and on-the-job training in a carefully planned course of study. This organization won many group as well as individual honors. President Barbara Burr was elected secretary-treasurer of the Western District Convention and for the second year won first place in the job interview contest. This win made her eligible for the state contest held in Greensboro in March. At the District Convention the club ' s scrap- book took high honors. The D.E. Club projects included " Enlisted Pro- grams " to help students obtain jobs, a special eight-day course in selling, open to all students interested in obtaining part-time employment, and the adoption of a needy family at Christmastime. Highlighting the year was D.E. Week held in February. In co-operation with the Charlotte Merchants ' Association, the club sponsored pro- grams on radio and TV and gave speeches at school to let the public know just what the D.E. program is. The climax of the special week was an Em- ployee-Employer Banquet. Mr. George Ivey was the guest speaker. Mrs. Burgess is D.E. co-ordinator. D.E. EXECUTIVE COUNCIL plans future events. First row: Linda Moffatt, Ronnie Whitley, Vice President; Borbara Burr, President; Wanda Hayes, Secretary. Second row: Vernon Smith, Bill Lusk, Treasurer; Johnny Holdforth, Jim Kenerly. D. E. MEMBERS AND GUESTS frolic at Christmas party in student lounge. DistriSutive education prepares students for tomorrow II f [ ■ 102 F.T.A. — STUDENTS TODAY, TEACHERS TOMORROW. First row: Cynthia Baker, President; Bettye Cullen, Vice Presi- dent; Gail Freeman, Secretary; Diane Hunter, Treasurer. Second row: Mary Lee Marshall, Shirley Spratt, Carole Hearn, Ellen Frye, Ann Moore. Third row: Joyce Hunter, Judy Mathews, Brenda Mullis, Becky Cannaday. Students interested in teaching, homemaking, or engineering as a possible vocation furthered their knowledge and understanding of these areas through membership in Future Teachers of America, Future Homemakers of America, and Engineers ' Club. At their monthly and bi-monthly meetings, these groups enjoyed guest speakers and programs of student participation. The Future Teachers attended the state conven- tion at Wake Forest, renewed the practice of Visitation Day in the city schools, and co-spon- sored Teacher Appreciation Day. Highlights of the Future Homemakers Club included taking part in the Betty Crocker Contest and participating in a fashion show conducted by the Simplicity Pattern Company. Field trips played an important part in the activi- ties of the Engineers ' Club. They toured Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Company and the Lithium Cor- poration of America Plant at Bessemer City. For their main project they sponsored a local science fair. Advisors for the groups were Miss Brice and Mr. Snyder, F T. A.; Mrs. Lyeriy, F.H.A.; and Mr. Mc- Closky, Engineers ' Club. Mrs. Lyeriy aids F.H.A. members in art of sewing. First row: Carol Chaplin, Secretary; Mrs. Lyeriy, Advisor; Jane Holmes, President. Second row: Linda Yarborough, Linda Mclver, Dale Davenport, Joanna Poulakos, Corky Bolick. FUTURE ENGINEERS SAMPLE VARIED FIELDS. First row: Gene Carpenter, President; Bill Taylor, Vice President; Jim Norman, Secretary; Gene Humphries, Treasurer. Second row: Ronnie Sikor, Bob Beatty, Eddie Clayton, Penny Carter, Jeanne Myles, Marvin Boone, Grier Haddon. Third row: Bill Halber- stadt, Mike Carrier, Frank Farnan, Harry Shinn, Jim Bremer, George Wearn, Hughes Hoyle, Archie Costner. Fourth row: Bruce Gebhardt, Carlton Sanderson, Brooke Davis, Don Ra- kow, Tom O ' Brien, Norman Davis, Bob Pindell, Jimmy Kunkle, Tom Lampee. 3.5.A.’s, 3,H,A s, md Gngineers enjoy sp a ers and field trips 103 THESE GIRLS GIVE time and effort in their last year as Y- teens. First row; Nancy Stickley, President; Sue Wade, Vice President; Lois Smith, Secretary, Betty Campbell, Treasurer. Second row: Anne Barefoot, Judy Allen, Ann Potts, Mary Hopping, Corky Bolick, Agnes McKee, Kathie McEwen, Linda Mitchell, Gail Freeman, Alice Wheeler, Ellen Frye, Third row: Sarah Lee, Nancy Duvall, Sally Spratt, Mory Frances Wheeler, Mary Anne Buck, Kirby McCormick, Christine Fornan, Kay El- der, Alice Barnhill, Judy McGrath, Joy Wohibruck, Carolyn Murroy. Fourth row: Donna Kelleher, Dottie Leakly, Marcia Kerns, Myra Sides, Joanna Poulakos, Gloria Tinsley, Linda Yarborough, Carol Chaplin, Virginia Mauney, Patsy Tobin, Ann Moore, Jane Smith, Cisse Murdaugh. Fifth row: Suzonne Higgins, Linda Mclver, Cynthia Baker, Sue Dean, Joyce Hunter, Judy Mathews, Janice Short, Kenny McArver, Lynda Pickup, Helen Crevensten, Dawn Lester, Gail Vincent, Morgaret Lee Miller. Lj-teens And Hi-lJ s are affiliaf es of infernafional program Sponsored by the YWCA and the YMCA, the four Y-teen and three Hi-Y clubs have a common goal— serving others. These organizations seek to promote world understanding, to improve human relations, to encourage personal growth, and to provide community services. These seven clubs have been among the most active on campus this year. The Senior Y-teens challenged the Senior Hi-Y club in a drive to collect canned goods for the needy at Christmas. In the spirited contest that ensued, the Hi-Y members managed to defeat the Y-teens through " slight-of-hand " techniques. In spite of the good-natured bantering that took place, ROBERT TAKES DUES from Senior Hi-Y boys. SENIOR HI-Y CONTRIBUTES leadership in school projects. First row: Frank Dove, Vice President; Stewart White, Presi- dent; Bill Sanford, Secretary; Robert Parlier, Treasurer. Second row: Phil Burns, John Newitt, Xon Low, Butch Gallagher, Bo Willard, Bill Messerly, Bill Mosely, George Wisecrover. Third row; Tom O ' Brien. Hoi Beaver, Steve Byrum, John Soldoti, Chon Richards, Spike Spigener, David Underwood, Richard Scott. Fourth row; Mike Owen, Dove Pharr, Bill Tourtellol, Richard Barefoot, Paul Goodson, Bill Wallace, Dickie Lee, Wade Blackwelder, Bill Skidmore. THEY ENJOY HELPING OTHERS in service projects. First row; Susan Hall, President; Cornelia Graham, Vice President; Vera Butner, Secretary, Helen Brokhoff, Treasurer; Mrs. Lyerly, Ad- visor. Second row: Nancy Weldon, Betty Bush, Kathy Hoose, Susan Snyder, Sally Tathwell, Ann McClintock, Ann Smith, Jody Blackwell, Sara Ann Hill, Valerie Baan. Third row: Carol Stuckey, Kathy Moores, Pat Norris, Mary Alice Roth, Rita Robertson, Phyllis Lovings, Jackie Howell, Meredith Norton, Ellen Elrod, Anna Beddingfield, Arzell Mitchell, Linda Helder- man, Carol Galloway. Fourth row: Margaret Whitton, Joyce Mills, Kaye Blickensderfer, Norma Nuttall, Betsy Allen, Bess Forshaw, Ann Gibson, Judy Keenan, Martha Hackney, Cheryl Hoffman, Ginny Smith, Martha Rogers, Betty Caulkins, Marion Lawrence. Fifth row: Bartlett Smith, Gay Myers, Alice Mauzy, Margaret Murrell, Mar y Stewart Rosenblatt, Betty Battle, Patsy Crouse, Judy Manning, Dagmar Stoll, Marion Berryhill, Margie Martin, Ann Crosson, Dale Davenport, Mary Lee Hardin. JJ-teens and Hi-lj’s undertake many projeets the challenge brought about the desired result — a happy Christmas for the poor. The Y-teen group also helped decorate the campus for the Harding Game. Mrs. Boye was the girls ' advisor. The Senior Hi-Y used funds raised from their projects to pur- chase much-needed spotlights for the campus. Mr. Browne served as advisor for the boys. Both groups enjoyed several social events. The eleventh grade Y-sponsored groups partici- pated in similar projects and activities. Highlights of the year for the girls included making sock dolls for the Charlotte Day Nursery, selling tickets in a car raffle for the March of Dimes drive, packing candy for the Salvation Army, and providing hos- pital aids. This clubs ' programs were varied and interesting: Mr. Buice Burleson gave a demonstra- tion of judo; Mrs. T. N. Hamer talked on " New and Inexpensive Ways to Redecorate a Room " ; Mrs. DeMerritt from Memorial Hospital spoke on " Nursing as a Profession " ; and Dr. John Brokhoff gave an inspirational program on the meaning of Christmas. Mrs. Lyerly was the advisor. Hi-Y boys of the eleventh grade enjoyed hearing guest speakers and played an important part in many service projects for the school and com- munity. Mr. Feimster served as advisor. JUNIOR HI-Y members are, first row: Don Woodside, Vice Wayne Clifton. Third row: Rich Harris, Howard Arbuckle, Paul President; Wiley Horne, President; Tim Thomas, Secretary. Stork, George Cutter. Second row: Joe Burns, Buzzy Carpenter, Tommy Blanton, SOPHOMORE GIRLS always at hand for new work. First row: Blanche Willard, Vice President; Marianna Kuester, Presi- dent; Miss Aycock, Advisor; Sarah Couric, Secretary. Second row: Virginia Turner, Cynthia Blythe, Martha Branon, Lurline Angerholzer, Pat Collins, Judy Smith, Peggy McNeal, Ibbie Kenna, Hannah Bradford, Jane Moore, Susan Naumoff, Gail Adams, Ann White, Cyndy Graham, Anne Elrod, Phyllis Agresta. Third row: Nancy Grubb, Janet Hines, Sharon Mc- Iver, Susan Stephenson, Pam Glensor, Jeonnie Pharr, Nancy Rouzer, Denise DuBose, Linda Orr, Shirley Spratt, Kathe Sopfiomove Hi-JJ ' s and IjAeens The sophomore class had a large membership in Y-Teens. In October they held their first social of the year, a Bermuda Ball on the terrace of S.C. Other parties were held in March and in May. In keeping with their purpose of serving others, they raked leaves to raise money to sponsor a needy family ' s Christmas. During Clean-Up Week in February they devoted a Saturday to picking up SOPHOMORE BOYS EXPERIENCE first year in Hi-Y. First row; Da vi d Pfohl, President; Joy Rogers, Vice President; Trey Snepp, Secretary, Bobby Brietz, Treasurer. Second row: Charles Ligon, Carol Ann Garrison, Kit Townsend. Fourth row: Beth Hitchcock. Pat Benfield, Betty Jean Mullis, Dot Poole, Betty Moore Chase, Nancy Willard, Judy Shumate, Mary Stella Leak, Jeannie Moore, Sally Dwelle, Nancy Collier, Katharine Atkins, Jo Patterson, Nancy Best. Fifth row: Marilyn Moore, Nancy Bowen, Morti Ross, Pam Guthrie, Fay Walters, Barbara Martin, Caro’e Lane, Jeonnie Sams, Jane Farthing, Potsy Huff, Dianne Littlefield, Judy Adams, Shep Henderson, Gail Crowell, Mary Van Wagner. wov for scdool and communi lifter from the campus. Miss Aycock served as advisor. Members of the sophomore Hi-Y attended meet- ings every other Monday night. They undertook service projects for both school and community. Many social functions were held during the year. Mr. Browne was advisor. Elrod , Buddy DuBose, John Thomas, Zon Copeland, Jimmy Wallace. j - I mi i THEY LEARN BY GROWING in experience. First row: Darlene Hassler, President; Yorky Johnston, Vice President; Alice Carr, Secretary; Koty Low, Treasurer. Second row: Jane Johnstone, Jane Ann Coffey, Nancy Van Every, Caroline Mor- tin, Melinda Hudgins, Brenda Bethel, Jane Utley, Kay Lati- mer, Polly Pickett, Marco Williams. Third row: Jan Gaskell, Dottie McDouggle, Todd Davies, Connie Roper, Terrell Boyle, Ninth grade jj-teens Ninth grade Y-teens undertook working for chil- dren ' s organizations as their project. They made favors for the Spastic Hospital, bean bags for the SENIOR Y-TEENS Anne Barefoot, Virginia Mauney, Dawn Lester, and Patsy Tobin pack canned goods for Thanksgiving offering. Lynn Hawkins, Pam Koth, Candice Welsted, Martha Hemp- hill, Sally O ' Rourke, Biddy Sheppard, Carolyn Coon, Judy Shotwell. Fourth row: Julie Graham, Gay Williams, Vicki Vaughn, Harriet Baynard, Anne Mackinney, Susan Gebhardt, Madeline Sonneborn, Gina Venning, Gayle George, Martha Fullerton, Susan Barnette, Suzanne Host. make gifts for children Sunshine Day Nursery, and presented tags to the Presbyterian Day Nursery. In the spring they held a dance. Mrs. Good served as advisor. JUNIOR Y-TEEN GIRLS talk to Mrs. DeMerritt about nurs- ing as a career. They are Mary Hamrick, Dagmar Stoll, and Patsy Crouse. 107 Ih ' irninfintmfnc.Viii G.A.C. MEMBERS DILIGENTLY WORK at their fall carwash. AMBASSADORS TELL PLEDGES Doodle, Nancy, and Judy to " wipe those smiles off their faces. " The Girl Ambassadors Club has once again Droved itself an asset to our school and community. Another fine record of worthwhile services has been compiled, ranging from the making and selling of tassels for football games to soliciting funds for the " March of Dimes. " The year began with the staging of the annual New Girls ' Tea to acquaint students with the organization of the Ambassadors, and was followed closely by the club ' s first money- making project, a carwash. During the Yuletide season, the Ambassadors combined service and pleasure with the donation of a Christmas tree decorated with candy canes to the Alexander Home, and a Christmas-Carol- Spend-the-Night party for club members, held at Becky Cannaday ' s house. School projects have included: the decoration of the student lounge for " Beat Harding Week, " the presentation of a buffet Thanksgiving dinner for the teachers and school staff with accompany- ing entertainment by Carole Slaughter, Darst Murphy, Donna Woodside, Betsy Glenn, Margaret Whitton, Cynthia Baker, and Judy Mathews, and the selling of ads to aid the Mustang. The club has prospered under the guidance of a devoted slate of officers, and advisors. Miss Patsy Sifford and Miss Jean Carmichael. The pres- entation of a banquet honoring seniors and new pledges culminated a successful year for the Am- bassadors. Q.h.C. is cfiaracferijed action AN OUTSTANDING SERVICE CLUB at Myers Pork. First row: Harrier Hester, President; Goil Vincent, Vice President; Jeannie Glasgow, Secretory, Mary Lucas, Treosurer. Second row: Becky Connodoy, Suzonne Higgins, Corol Stuckey, Mor- goret Whitton, Jody Blockwell, Ginger Allison, Bonny Currie, Jockie Kincheloe, Punch Morris, Solly Sprott. Third row: Coren Leffler, Betty Hemphill, Mory Fronces Wheeler, Gretchen Leffler, Dorst Murphy, Mory Anne Buck, Anne Lobdell, Judy Godfrey, Morgoret Taylor. Fourth row: Donna Woodside, Betsy Glenn, Nancy Lou Jones, Susan Brennels, Borboro Honks, Monie Argo, Tish Smith, Koy Elder, Patsy Tobin. Fifth row; Cynthia Baker, Becky Biggers, Marsha Cook, Judy Mathews, Carole Sloughter, Sally McKoig, Margaret Lee Miller, Helen Crevensten, Nancy Stickley. Sixth row: Miss Sifford, Miss Carmichael, Advisors. rSS40- 1 ■ 1 L 4 M George Wisecarver, Bill Messer- ly, Chairman; Hugh Huntington Chan Richards, and Frank Dove prepare directories for distribution. Sponsored by the Kiwanis Club, the Myers Pork Key Club trains its members for potential leader- ship in our community. The main project of the club once again was the publication of the student- faculty directories. Other projects included sponsoring school spirit week this spring, adopting of a needy family at Christmas, providing buses to out-of-town football games, and selling Mustang license plates. Each Thursday two members attended the Charlotte Kiwanis Club meeting. Mr. Adams served as advisor. Gfficiency And service typify Key CluS THEIR SUCCESS IS THE RESULT of hard work. First row: Spike Spigener, President; Bill Messerly, Vice President; George Wi$ecorver, Secretary; Hill Wellford, Treasurer. Second row: Phil Burns, Bob Cordle, Neal Cheek, Vic Burg, Ronnie Sikor. Third row: John White, Martin Freedland, Walter Dellinger, Goody Thomas, Frank Dove. Fourth row: Jimmy Norman, Tim Thomas, Steve Watson, Bill Sanford, Ben McCoy, Hugh Hunt- ington. Fifth row: Gene Carpenter, Rich Harris, David Pfohl, Wiley Horne, Eric Backman, Tommy Blanton, Chan Richards, Sixth row: Trey Snepp, Tom O ' Brien, Dickie Lee, Bill Wallace, Paul Goodson, David Underwood, Stewart White. 109 OFFICERS RESPONSIBLE FOR CO-ORDINATING orchestra activities are Dickie Lee, Vice President; Becky Jennings, Presi- dent; Alice Wheeler, Concert Mistress; and Mr. Mims, Director. Seventy-five students combined their musical talent to form our orchestra, which gave three concerts for the enjoyment of our student body. At the Christmas assembly, which has become a tradition at Myers Park, the orchestra accom- panied the choir in Handel ' s Messiah. Also on the agenda of this year ' s activities were concerts for various organizations in Charlotte, a performance for the PTA and several out-of-town trips. Under the capable leadership of Mr. Spencer Mims, who is in his first year as director of the instrumental music department, the orchestra con- tinued to represent Myers Park in the highest standards. In the state music contest, the orchestra again received a high rating for its musical ability. Steve Abrams, Kaye Blickensderfer, David Pfohl, Mary Stewart Rosenblatt, Ronnie Sikor, David Swyers, Jimmy Weber, and Alice Wheeler were Myers Park ' s outstanding representatives to the All-State Orchestra in November at Greensboro. 3l wless performance is aim of IN CONCERT DRESS the orchestra takes time out for pic- ture. Violins: Alice Wheeler, Steve Abrams, Mary Rosenblatt, Kaye Blickensderfer, Rebecca Otts, Nancy Jones, Caroline Pil- cher, Anne Rouser, Ralph Husband, Jeanette Nordman, Jim Gravely, Anne Stafford, Cynthia Graham, Carol Friend, Esther Stanfield, Carolyn Stowe, Martha Branon, Jane Utley, Basses: Larry Petrea, Tommy Crayton, Bobby Brietz, Laura Kissian. Bassons: Linda Orr, Dickie Lee. Trombones: George Neely, Ernest Holdredge. Cellos: John Rogers, Helen Price, Tim Thomas, Jay Rogers, Anne Lobdell, Cynthia Blythe, Alice McNeill, Marva Wisecarver, Sally Rupprecht. Violas: David Pfohl, Mary Marshall, Dot Poole, Malinda Lobdell, John Thomos, Jo Ann Elliott, Mike Jones, Julie Graham. Clarinets: Bill Sternbergh, Richard Sargent, Ronnie Sikor. Oboes: Rebecca Jennings, Mac Smith. Flutes: Jimmy Weber, Bronnie Berg, India Seagrave, Sandra Moore. Percussion: Warren Way, Jimmy Meacham. Trumpets: Frost Branon, Robert Beachley. French Horns: John White, Kenny Counts. 110 ers Parfe s superior ore nesfra THE VIOLIN SECTION is headed by Alice Wheeler, first violinist, first chair and Steve Abrams, first violinist, second chair. OUR ORCHESTRA ' S WOODWIND section excels all CELLISTS add rich harmony others. 1 1 1 II Band’s puSlic performances win Curtis Hardy, President; Ben Gravely, Vice President; Mr. Mims, Director, ore the band officers for this year. Under the able direction of Mr. Spencer Mims, our bond has made many successful appearances this year. In addition to the sparkling half-time shows presented throughout football season, the group performed in the Armistice Day and Car- rousel parades. In the field of civic service, the musicians en- tertained at a hockey game and the nationally televised University of North Carolina-Notre Dame basketball game. Outstanding members Curtis Hardy, Mary Mead Owens, Ben Gravely, Ernest Holdredge, Pat Vaughn, Jack Stallings, Deems Wilson, and David Swyers were selected to participate in the All-State Band in Gastonia. The band proved itself a promising organization in a concert held in February prior to the District Band Contest at Hickory in March, in which the group made a very creditable performance. MANY HOURS OF PRACTICE precede one of our band ' s concerts. BAND MEMBERS: First row: Bob Richardson, Larry Massey, Ronald Green, Markham Alexander, Curtis Hardy, Barry Tim- berlake. Harvev Grasty, Freeman Barber. Second row: Harmon Reid, Vaiden Kendrick, Paul Barefoot, Ross Gathings, Jack Stallings, Larry Davis, Deems Wilson. Third row: Horry Holden, Norman Dupont, Graeme Shull, Bobby Newlin, Harry McArver, Margaret Taylor, Howard Duvall. Fourth row: Monty Riden- hour, Donnie Kaleel, Eddie McAleer, Jean Melvin, Yorkv John- ston, Carole Beasley, Nancy Godwin. Fifth row: Ben Gravely, David Swyers, Tommy Efird, Frost Branon, Bill Shackleford, Richard Wegner, Bobby Pearson. Sixth row: Julian Barnett” Mike Newberry, Walter Graham, Mike Miller, Harry Booth” Barry Farr, Alec Glover. Seventh row: Dottie McDougal, Bill Sternbergh, Tommy Austin, Pat Vaughn, Allison Hyatt, Joe Clontz, Gerry Hancock, Phil Welch. Eighth row: Freida Nord- mon, David Bamberger, Steve Bost, Alvin Hyatt, Patricia Eskridge. Ninth row: Bobby Glasgow, Howard Chadwick, Ro- bert Beachley. acclaim for precision marcfiing anJ lively music MARCHING BAND, MAJORETTES, and LETTERGIRLS form traditional " M.P. " Mr. Mims helps student through difficult passage. THE BAND ADDS PEP to football games. 113 M ' llJUII CHOIR OFFICERS MAKE plans with advisor. Annette Wicker, Librorian; Sven Thulin, Vice Pres- ident; Emily Frazier, Secretary; Jean Gardner, Librarian; Joe Goodson, Treasurer; Dave Quacken- bush. President; Mr. Cronstedt, Director. Vocal music continued to be one of the highlights of the music department this year. Headed by Mr. Carl Cronstedt, now in his seventh year at Myers Park, the four choral groups consisted of the A-Capella Choir, the Girls ' Ensemble, the Boys ' Octet, and the Chorus. These four groups made numerous public appearances, ranging from their traditional presentation of Handel ' s Messiah during Christmas to concerts at local churches and before civic groups. One of the most enjoyable experiences the choir had was " singing for their supper " at the S W just before the holidays. The Boys ' Octet performed for the CHOIR GIVES CHRISTMAS PROGRAM at S W A-CAPELLA CHOIR SINGS its way into the hearts of all. First row: Frances Ellen Walker, Sandra Grier, Sandra Gravitt, Nancy Majors, Alice Wheeler, Kay Bard, Alice Barnhill, Mar- jorie Rehm, Laura Kissiah, Pat Stell, Linda Summerville, Emily Frazier, Brenda Pope, Beverly Kelly, Annette Wicker. Second row: Pam Kopp, Ginger Allison, Jennie Purifoy, Myrna Linker, Penny Carter, Joyce Hunter, Nannette Minor, Judy Schwantes, Marion Berryhill, Imogene Shipman, Jean Gardner, Jo Ann Strickland, Hannah Hamer, Diane Lyndon, Mary Mulwee, Judy Westmoreland, Merrie Marcotte, Toni Kratt. Third row: O. C. Gravitt, Paul Potts, Jacob Mayer, Jimmy Taylor, Dave Quackenbush, Paul Smith, Dave Lindeman, Morris Spearman, Joe Goodson, Joe Clontz, Jimmy Little. Fourth row; Robert Beach, Sven Thulin, George Wearn, Woddy Smith, Reggie Holderfield, Ken Goodson, Dick Rhyne, Wayne Fisher, Buddy Frieze, Pete Elliott, Dave Pope. Myevs Par So sts four cfioral groups: CdoruSy A Capp Pa, CHORUS WORKS HARD during fifth period. First row: Peggy Anderson, Dolly Prather, Becky Swanzey, Adele Hults, Libby Davis, Henrietta Linker, Nannette Minor, Vicki Vaughn, Mopsy Grayson, Jessica Cannon, Frances Davis, Kirby Mc- Cormick, Sara Jane Ison, Nancy Pearcy, Connie Booth. Second row: Phoebe Davis, Lvn Outwater, Dot Frost. Georgia Peach, Ann Hults, Carolyn Wall, Karen Kreamer, Virginia Triplett, Nancy East, Virginia Mauney, Elaine Barfield, B-Ann Yore, Pat Austin, Corky Bolick, Mary Frances Wheeler, Jackie Howell, Ann Gathings. Third row: Judy Turner, Linda Helder- man, Linda Barnhill, Sue Hall, Fontaine Rose, Melva Heath, Doily Isom, Gail Vincent, Barbara Booe, LeNoir Pearsoll, Gayle George, Suzanne King, Cheryl Shipman, Carol Holden, Gayle Heston, Anne Holliday, Rutledge Henderson. Fourth row: Garry Stewart, Victor Cook, Jack Fulmer, Jimmy Hart, Johnny Allen, Tommy Meacham, Robert Clark, Waddy Smith, Larry Massey, Bud Frazier, Jimmy Lefew, Ronnie McCurry, Jimmy Steele, Deno Elliott, Denny Smith. GIRLS ' ENSEMBLE MEMBERS PREPARE to perform. First row: Alice Wheeler, Emily Frazier, Brenda Pope. Second row: Nannette Minor, Ginger Allison, Marjorie Rehm, Judy West- moreland. Third row: Hannah Hamer, Jo Ann Strickland, Laura Kissiah, Merrie Marcotte. North Charlotte Rotary Club in January. In March the groups joined together for the Easter portion of the Messiah. According to custom, the choir participated in the State Music Contest and provided the music for Baccalaureate and graduation. Myers Park can be justly proud of the growth of the vocal music program at our school. Eight years ago, the first concert was presented from the library balcony by sixteen members of the mixed chorus. From such a small beginning the group has expanded to a very large group and has become widely known for the quality of their performances. BOYS ' OCTET MEMBERS PRACTICE for per- fection. First row: O. C. Grovitte, Morris Spear- man, John McCorkle, Dave Quackenbush. Second row: Jacob Mayer, Dick Rhyne, Dave Lindeman, Jimmy Taylor. girls’ SnsemSle, Boys’ Octet The Limelighters ' chief purpose is to promote interest in and to increase enjoyment of dramatics. The first dramatic production of the year, " Time Out for Ginger, " was held November 21-22 at Myers Park Elementary School and was well re- ceived. During the Christmas holidays everyone who had worked on the play and other club mem- bers enjoyed themselves at an informal Yuletide party. In February the dramatists presented four one- act plays, " Three On a Bench, " " Concert in the Park, " " Escape by Moonlight, " and " Indian Sum- mer, " to the student body. Toward the latter part of the year, these plays were presented again at the Drama Festival in Chapel Hill. To remain a member of the Limelighters each person earned a minimum of fifteen points per semester, receiving one point for each hour ' s work. Because of the diligent efforts of their new advisor, Miss Mclnnes, and President Jean Fuller- ton, the drama department of Myers Park is one of which we can be proud. DRAMA Ot-FICERS check scripts. Jeon Fullerton, President; Miss Mclnnes, Advisor; Bill Byrd, Vice President; Craig Mason, T reosurer. CAST of " Time Out For Ginger " take positions for curtain coll. Cimeligfitevs present sparkling comedy md four one-dicts Jeonnie Myles, os Ginger, dons football uniform for first Limelighter production of the year. IN " TIME OUT FOR GINGER " , Sandy Poliaf Byrd cannot agree on Ginger ' s playing football W ' jig 1 1 r E I MEMBERS TREAT PLEDGES to buffet supper; THE NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY RECOGNIZES their scholarship. First Pledges treat members to entertainment. row: Gene Carpenter, Secretary; Margaret Taylor, President; Darst Murphy, Vice President, Second row: Louise Habicht, Sarah Lee, Dorothy Kuebler, Betty Campbell, Pat Cotter, Bonny Currie, Nancy Duvall, Donna Kelleher. Third row: Ronnie Sikor, Steve Abrams, Gretchen Leffler, Becky Cannaday, Elisa Culbreath, Margaret Lee Miller, Anne Stratton, Harriet Hester, Bob Cordle, Billy Guion. Forth row: George Neely, Lorry Spicer, Mike Owen, Bill Wallace, Tom O ' Brien, Jerry Shurig, Curtis Hardy, Spike Spigener. Honor Society fias year of innovations This year brought many changes for the Myers Park Chapter of the National Honor Society. Under the leadership of its officers and advisors, Miss Moore and Miss Sprinkle, they formed a new scrap- book committee, purchased as a gift to the school, new regalia for induction ceremonies, and placed an Honor Society plaque in the Student Center. In late January, a debating club was formed by the Honor Society. However, membership was open to all students of Myers Park. Members Anne Stratton, Becky Cannady, Louise Habicht, and Margaret Taylor attended the Debate Workshop at Wake Forest last July to learn techniques of debating in anticipation of a debating club. All of the year was not change, however. The traditional tapping remained the same. Once again members acted as guides for college representa- tives on College Day. Louise Habicht, Curtis Hardy, Anne Lobdell, and Larry Spicer were finalists for the National Honor Society Scholarship. Membership in the Junior High Honor Society is based on the same qualifications as the Senior High: scholarship, leadership, character, and serv- ice. The first five percent was taken in last spring. This February, twenty-six more members were taken into the junior high group. TOP FIVE PERCENT of the ninth grade. First row: Billy Clark, President; Jan Gaskell, Vice President; Alice McNeill, Secre- tary; Donny Wood, Treasurer. Second row: Betsy Cunninahom, Katy Low, Rosann Alexander, Walter Graham, Marva Wise- carver, Yorky Johnston, Gay Williams, Margaret Strickhouser. I 17 Musfang wins place aiuarJ Sends delegates to MAJOR BUSINESS STAFF works on budget for year. Gene Carpenter, Business Manager; Spike Spigener, Circulation Man- ager; Mr. Browne, Advisor; Chris Farnan, Dick Ranson, Jcannie Glasgow, Advertising Manager. On the night of May 21, at the Senior class banquet, the 1959 Mustang was dedicated and dis- tributed to the Seniors. The following day the underclassmen received their copies and shrieks of " Did you see my picture? " echoed throughout the school. Especially proud of their finished product was the annual staff. Of course, each member knew that without the constant prodding of Sally Spratt, Editor, and Miss Freeman and Mr. Browne, Ad- visors, the Mustang would not have been possible. MAJOR STAFF MEMBERS discuss deadline. Janice Short, Feature Editor; Tom O ' Brien, Boys ' Sports Editor; Harriet Hester, Activities Editor; Sally Spratt, Editor; Judy Mathews, Girls ' Sports Editor; Miss Freeman, Advisor; Louise Habicht, Class Editor. Business Manager Gene Carpenter and Advertis- ing Manager Jeannie Glasgow were responsible for the money and the ads which are needed to pro- duce an annual. Promotion by Spike Spigener re- sulted in eighty percent of the students purchasing a Mustang, setting an all-time high in subscription sales. Miss America consented to judge the beauties in the Features section edited by Janice Short. Harriet Hester, Activities Editor, attended more club meetings than any other student to get the ANNUAL REPRESENTATIVES ploy major part. First row: Mary Quern, Lyn McGarity, Judy Adams, Sarah Couric, Hannah Bradford, Mary Stella Leak, Rosemary Blankenship, Malinda Lobdell, Anne Cordle. Second row: Susanne Denton, Corole Lane, Gail Crowell, Martha Hackney, Carole Slaughter, Sally McKaig, Margaret Murray, Nancy Huntington, Susan Schwartz. Third row: Anne Mackinney, George Hawes, Mike Gilbert, Eric Photographers Ben Horack, Don George, Tom Moore, Robert Allen, Laura Kissiah. Rakow work in darkroom. N.C.S.P.A. convention pictures and copy for her section. Sports, too, were covered by the annual staff under the editorships of Tommy O ' Brien and Judy Mathews. Class Editor, Louise Habicht, worked long hours to be sure that each student ' s picture was included and that his name was correctly spelled. Jimmy Gupton ' s art helped sell annuals and make our " copy " envelopes understandable to the printer. For the second consecutive year, the Mustang received a First Place award from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association in competition with ether high school annuals in the nation. In No- vember, the staff sent delegates to the North Carolina Scholastic Press Association convention in Chapel Hill where Dick Ranson, a Myers Park junior, was elected state president succeeding re- tiring president Spike Spigener, also a Mustang staffer. Our sponsors were elected state annual advisors. A new printing process, lithography, allowed the staff greater freedom of design and made possible a type of ad never offered before. A more extensive curriculum coverage played an important part in the design of the ' 59 work in addition to the usual coverage of school activities. TAKING TIME OUT from their work ore: First row: Linda Willis, Jimmie Gupton, Art Editor; Ann Crosson, Harry Shinn. Second row: David Weiss, Billy Guion, Patsy Tobin, Bob Allen. TYPISTS AND OTHER minor Editorial Staff members work on copy. First row: Ann Potts, Margaret Murray. Second row: Pat Sloan, Joyce Hunter, Libby McNeely, Susan Naumoff. Spike presides at the North Carolina State Press Institute. BUSINESS STAFF MEMBERS CHECK rising sale of ads. First row: Tish Smith Pokey Van Every, Mike Gilbert, Martha Hackney. Second row: Kay Elder, Barbara Booe, Grier Haddon, Susan Schwartz. 1 19 Co-editors Darst Murphy and Atkins Carson put finish- ing touches on make-up. Co-Editors Darsf Murphy and Atkins Carson spent many long hours after school and on Saturdays with their staff working on the ' 58- ' 59 issues of the Myer- Spark. Their perserverance paid off, for this year ' s ' Spark has been the best ever. Subscription sales, which lagged considerably be- hind expectations during the first few weeks of the drive, were given a considerable boost by the loyal efforts of the Key Club and several other M. P. or- ganizations. Mr. Richard Sizer, new to both the school and the ' Spark, replaced Mrs. Harriet Taylor as advisor. His " newness " soon wore off, however, and he was of great help to the staff in giving suggestions for im- provement and stimulating the practice of good jour- nalism among the staff members. This year ' s news, features, and sports staffs com- bined efforts to produce large quantities of copy, which were rewritten, edited, and proofread before appearing on the pages of the publication. Joe Cald- well, staff photographer for the second year, once again provided the clear, well composed pictures which are so vital in the appearance of a paper. Spar is ide voice of ide students LOOKING OVER a past issue are: Johnny Allen, Assistant Feature Editor; Margaret Taylor, Exchange Editor; Judy Adams, Copy Editor; Sheila Welch, News Editor. A familiar sound around the " Spark " room was the Advertising Manager, Bess Forshaw, spurring the ad- vertising staff on to sell more ads. " Please ... we need twenty-five more inches by tomorrow! " And Trey Snepp forever saying, " No Bess! We cannot put any more ads on the sports page! Darst . . . At- kins . . . say she can ' t. " With the copy, ads, and pictures turned in, the job was still not done. Headlines had to be written, make-ups planned. Occasionally room had to be made for an important, late-breaking story. After hours of hard work, the staff ' s paper could at last " go to press. " It was not all work, though — the litter of empty coke bottles, the mock " insults " scribbled on the large sheet of poster paper on the L A. 9 door, the Christmas tree on top of the inter-com box, and the late afternoon trades of tangerines and fruitcake with the annual staff, will all be remembered as part of the experience of publishing the school paper. SPORTS STAFF PLANS picture. First row: Trey Snepp, STUDENTS THRONG for latest issue of ' Spark. Sports Editor. Second row: Jimmy Lefew, Stoney Stone, Herb Morrison, Johnny Phillips. in news events Bind sedool policies Mr. Sizer shows business staff how to total receipts. First Photographer Joe Caldwell and reporters ready for a row: Mr. Richard Sizer, Advisor. Second row: Peggy McNeal, ' ' scoop. ' " First row: John Dwelle, Martha Hackney, Sarah Kerr. Bess Forshaw, Advertising Manager; Mary Stella Leak, Joan Second row: Mary Marler, Suzanne Bost Carol Bell, Caroline Hardi n, Minette Conrad, Kenny McArrer, Promotion and Dis- Martin, tribution Manager; Linda Mayo, Business Manager. i2I Goody calls the Student Congress to order. Neal Cheek, Treasurer; Tommy Blanton, Secre- tary; Goody Thomas, President; Dr. Jack Horner, Advisor; Wolter Dellinger, Vice President. Myers Park ' s Student Congress, the student legislative power, is composed of the four officers, Goody Thomas, President; Walter Dellinger, Vice President; Tommy Blanton, Secretary; Neal Cheek, Treasurer; one representative from each home- room; fifteen committee chairmen and co-chair- men, and Dr. Jack Horner, Advisor. COMMITTEE CHAIRMEN TAKE TIME out to pose for picture before meeting. First row: Anne Lobdell, American Field Serv- ice; Mary Lucas, Publicity; Lydia Alexander, Dance; Terry Flynn, School Spirit; Edith Harrison, Citizenship; Anne Ober- Student Congress always endeavors to aid tfie student body Projects for the year included: sponsoring Home- coming, Christmas, Valentine, and Sadie Hawkins dances; entertaining foreign exchange students in the South during July; presenting a juke box for the Student Lounge; having open houses; printing " Information Please " ; sponsoring a clean-up cam- paign; giving radio programs on WWOK; and sponsoring intramural activities. fell. Handbook; Sarah Lee, Handbook; Daadle Myers, Clubs. Second row: Wolter Dellinger, Public Relations; Hill Wellford, House and Grounds; Ben Gravely, Traffic; Martin Freedland, Athletic; Spike Spiegener, Assembly; Hal Beaver, Publicity. 122 Carole Slaughter, Punch Harris, School Spirit Committee Co- chairmen, and Pokey Van Every put finishing touches on Homecoming Dance posters. TRAFFIC COMMITTEE MEMBER Dave Lindeman controls flow of cars during 8:25 rush. DANCE COMMITTEE MEMBERS Harriet Hester, Ann Mc- Clintock, and Tony Smith work to transform the cafeteria into " White Christmas. " TWO OF THE COMMITTEE MEMBERS responsible for the ' 58 handbooks ore Rosemary Blankenship and Trude Finman. REPRESENTATIVES REPORT RESULTS of meetings to their homerooms. First row: Lyn McGarity, Carole Slaughter, Anne Lobdell, Judy Godfrey, Darst Murphy, Bettye Cullen, Gail Vin- cent, Nancy Rouzer. Second row: Jane Utley, Susan Naumoff, Katharine Atkins, Sarah Couric, Nancy Williard, Dot Poole, Sarah Herring, Nina Tribble, Anne Ellis. Third row: Morrison Lowrance, Ginger Allison, Alice Stratton, Sally Tathwell, Susan Tathwell, Suson Hall, Barbara Hanks, Sally McKaig, Yorky Johnston. Fourth row: Atkins Carson, John Kiser, Brion Barks- dale, Freeman Barber, Bill Cowan, Jan Gaskell, Gay Williams, Martha Hemphill, Paul Barefoot. Fifth row: To.m O ' Brien, Mike Owen, Steve Byrum, Frank Dove, Dickie Lee, John John- ston, Tim Thomas, Hugh Huntington, Buddy DuBose Jimmy Wallace, Russell Jones, Charles Venning. )23 ! Special events, awards and honors, senior superlatives — these were the highlights of our year. Exceptional ability, talent, faithfulness and devotion to one ' s school combine themselves in a few people to set them apart for special recognition. Oftentimes it was difficult to make a choice, because we had so many out- standing candidates. In other instances, the choice was an obvious one because of a per- son ' s particularly superior qualities. We shall long remember the secret ballots, the breath- taking suspense as we awaited the results of the final balloting, and finally, the joy we shared with the recipitents. Homecoming and the Christmas and Val- entine Dances are equally important in our thoughts of this year. Will we ever forget the downpour we sat through at Homecoming or the snow we watched and waited for at the Christmas Dance? And at the Valentine Dance only two months later, an early touch of spring made it possible for us to dance on the terrace. The people and events featured in these pages are perhaps among our most cherished memories of this year. recognition are fiigdUgfits of year T Miss Kaye Blickensderfer Junior Beauty Miss Nancy Rouzer Sophomore Beauty With best wishes, Mary Ann Mobley Miss America 1959 1 28 Miss Casey Sherrill Freshman Beauty I Geri McDonald, Mopsy Grayson, Shelia Duncan, and Edith Harrison — 1958 Homecoming attendants. In addition to the class beauties, Myers Park had other lovely girls representing the school at various functions this year. Lyn McGarity, chosen queen by the football team, was escorted by Bob Cordle, who crowned her at the dance following the football game with Greensboro on October 18. Attending Lyn were Edith Harrison and Shelia Dun- can, seniors; Mopsy Grayson, junior; and Geri Mc- Donald, sophomore. " Fall and Football " was the Homecoming Dance theme carried out by the foot- ball motif and fall-colored streamers decorating the cafeteria. Libby Yarborough, elected by the senior high, represented Myers Park as Carrousel Princess. Lib- by attended the Royal Society of the Knights of Carrousel Coronation and Ball and rode on the Queen ' s float during the Carolines ' Carrousel Pa- rade. Libby Yorborough awaits the beginning of the Carrousel Parade. 129 Versatile Bonny Currie received the annual D.A.R. award. Harriet Hester, Miss Hi-Miss, represents the typical senior girl. Oufsfanding seniors are tapped for special recognition Bonny was chosen by the seniors for the citizen- and leadership. Selected on the basis of her scholar- ship award sponsored by the D.A.R. as the girl who ship, leadership, character, and personality, Harriet best represents her class in dependability, service, represented M.P. at a special program held at Robert Parlier and Susan Meacham captured the title King David Underwood ond Doodle Myers are Mr. and Miss Myers and Queen of Hearts. Park of ' 59. j Winthrop College. Doodle and David won the title of Mr, and Miss Myers Park in a Senior Class elec- tion. Reigning as King and Queen of Hearts at the Valentine Dance were Susan and Robert. Their attendants were Edith Harrison and Chan Richards, Mopsy Grayson and Tommy Blanton, Barbara Mar- tin and Doug Caldwell, Junior Rotarians Goody, Walter, David, Spike, Chan, Hal, Bob and Bill (Wallace), elected by the Student Congress, repre- sented M.P. at all Charlotte Rotary Club meetings. Holding the honor of Junior Rotarians are, seated: Spike Spigener, Bob Cordle, Goody Thomas, Walter Dellinger. Stond- ing; Hal Beaver, David Underwood, Bill Wallace, and Chan Richards. Superior juniors elected as marsfia s Serving as a Junior Marshal is one of the highest honors a Myers Park student can achieve. Juniors who have at least a " B " average are nominated by the faculty on the basis of citizenship, leader- ship, character, service and are voted on by the Junior Class. They lead the senior class procession, usher, and distribute programs at the Baccalaureate sermon and graduation exercises. Junior Marshals chosen as outstanding members of their class were, first row: Ginger Allison, Dick Ranson, Valerie Baan, Dan Brawley, Ann McClintock, Joe Burns, Mary Lucas, Joe Goodson. Second row: Catherine Kuralt, Tim Thomas, Dale Davenport, Mike Stenhouse, Alice Stratton, Bob Allen, Susan Hall, Freeman Barber. Third row: Wallene Threadgill, Hugh Huntinaton, Barbara Hanks, Rich Harris, Cheryl Hoffman, Harry Shinn, Tish Smith, Norman Davis, Terry Flynn, Ronnie .Moser. Fourth row: Sally McKaig, Howard Arbuckle, Kaye Blickensderfer, Steve Seawright, Becky Biggers, Austin Coan, and Vera Butner. 131 Joanne Cooper and Hal Beaver Most Athletic Doodle Myers and David Underwood Most Popular Bonny Currie and Goody Thomas Best All-Round Lyn McGarity and Phil Burns Cutest Louise Habicht and Ronnie Sikor Most Intellectual Carole Slaughter and Steve Byrum Wittiest Anne Lobdell and Walter Dellinger Most Likely to Succeed Harriet Hester and Bob Cordle Most School-Spirited PALMER ' S PURE SERVICE 1501 South Boulevard Compliments CAROL-ANN HAT SHOP 1 13 South Tryon St, Ed 4-7961 BILTMORE DAIRY BAR Pork Rood Shopping Center Compliments of ELBERT H. STEWART " Congratulations to the Mustangs " COLONIAL BARBER SHOP 1 04 1 -A Providence Road ED 3-24 18 MYERS PARK 66 Corner Crescent Providence " We Specialize in Service " Phone FR 5-8022 Charlotte, N. C. JAMES B. 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Jnc 154 N.G. REAL ESTATE SALES PROPERTY Realtors 130 E. Fourth Street STANLEY ' S DRUG STORE, INC. ED 3-5103 1 949 East 7th Street Charlotte, N. C, Prescriptions and supplies to fill your every need. In a hurry? Eat at TANNER ' S We specialize in fresh orange )uice and punch for school parties AL BROWNE ' S SERVICE Stations Fuel Oil China Silver Furniture Objects d ' Art REESE ' S ANTIQUE SHOPS Distinctive Gifts For All Occasions Charlotte, North Carolina 1029 Providence Road ED 2-7761 120 W 5th St. FR 6-4627 705 Providence Rood EDison 2-1605 Watch and Jewelry Repair. Gold and Sterling Che Sheaffer Fountain Pens. Ladies and Men ' s Billfc Watches Gifts David L. Blackwell J M. T rotter MUTUAL INSURORS Auto — Fire — Casualty 129 Brevard Court FR 5-7965 BARBER SHO Doctors ' Buildini Prompt and efficie hair styling FR 5-1523 T rode Today With CITY CHEVROLET COMPANY " Friendly People " 7 1 0 South Tryon Street ED 2-71 51 ALLIED FENCE COMPANY Fences for Homes, Factories and Schools ED 2-3143 HUTCH HAM AGENCY Preferred Risk Insurance 1037 Providence Road Charlotte, N. C. Phone FR 5-6016 MILDRED ' S SHOP Myers Park ' s Sport Center for Girls 753 Providence Road SPEIR, INC. MORTGAGE LOANS MANAGEMENT Multiple Listing Service ED 4-5386 Anytime 155 HOME LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY OF NEW YORK HOPPE MOTORS, INC. Have your CHRYSLER serviced where they know it best “Best Wishes from NEBEL ' KNITTING CO. Charlotte, N. C 7 nebel Nylons Neb.l de.t wonderful thingt to flottor you with eoamfeif nylen$, Preporflened-by- tho ' lnch design and our famous, snug ankle and heel give you fit such as you ' ve never enjoyed before. M (l vX -J- 3- 1 8?3V Ni JA 3-02 1 7 ' ‘ ' ' X (L X ygefie d hopping Center . ] 0 Y ank Gi;-J ffih|j, Owneri C jibrlotte L. i j CompliiTler of ADAMS ROOFING CO. HARDEE ' S PHARMACY Selwyn Avenue Charlotte, North Carolina 4 j — 0 ' mpliments of CONCREtE SUPPL? Charlie Adams .■ - . 1 27 West Seventh Street Phone FR 7-5339 1 23 Creosote Road t vf • ED 3-8671 , 1 BELK’S LaMARICK BEAUTY SALONS t offering the Finest in O Hair and Beauty Care M By Our Skilled Operators and Nationally Known Hair Stylists Ask for La Marick Products in Leading Drug and Cosmetic Departments BELK’S Belk ' s Department Store BEAUTY SALON Phone FR 6-4833 or FR 5-88 1 1 La Marick — South ' s Largest and Leading Beauty System ' S ' A t ndlNAfs. ' 7 _ ' n rederi Au, idEi! Jr., Dr.’R-£ ,.Lein ch 7?. ,.X Dr. Ba l M. Boydr! . Corriplirnefits " oKAr-prien V ... X, Miller bK hn A. Br b on i c V ' (tltarles W. Brown, M. D. Brown -Sbofmaker Tire o. Dr. Chalmers R. Cor? 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May we serve you with Authorized Burner Soles Service Yours for Better Heating Phone ED 4-9374 9 1 3 Pecan Avenue TERRY JONES (£ss SERVICENTER 4011 Park Road JA 3-6061 ROAD SERVICE Motor Tune-Up — Complete Brake Service Wheel Balancing — Atlas Tires Batteries MANOR ES SO SERVICENTER 617 Providence Road INDEPENDENCE (tSS SELWYN ESSO SERVICENTER (£ssw FR 5-9502 1401 Elizabeth Avenue Road Service FR 5-9398 Expert Car Service Care 1528 South Boulevard W. M. Blackwelder 2901 Selwyn FR 6-0045 COLISEUM (5 SERVICE Botteries Accessories Brake Lining Minor Repairs ATLAS Tires Specialize in Chrysler Products 3338 Independence Blvd. FR 5-9356 Acknowledgements The student body of Myers Pork High School and the 1959 Mustang staff wish to express our sincere appreciation for the co-operation and generous support of our advertisers and sponsors. Only through such financial assistance can a yearbook like the Mustang become o reality. We feel that we are indeed fortunate in having such interested businessmen who are willing to help us record our school yeor. We know the stuo ' ents of Myers Park and their families will enjoy patroniring our advertisers. WE ALSO WISH TO THANK THE FOLLOWING FOR THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS: Mr. Frank Fleming, Printing Consultant, Delmar Publishing Company; Mr. Bill Renfro, Senior and underclass portraits; Mr. Jim Wadkins, Senior, underclass portraits, and colored pictures; Mr. Tim Hord, Hord ' s Studio, Faculty and Beauty portraits; Mrs. Marjorie Bartlett, Bartlett ' s Special Services, layout consultant; Dr. Jack Horner; The Faculty of Myers Park High School; The 1959 Staff and the Homeroom Representatives; Mr. Virgil Spencer, Delmar Publishing Company; J N. Pease Company, aerial photograph; Mr. Charles Petty, Sumner ' s Studio, sports action shots; Mr. Jim Turner, Simpson ' s Photo Service; Colony Furniture Shops, Superlative pictures; Charlotte News, advertising mats; Mr. Ernest Shaw, Holly Smith, Inc.; Mr. and Mrs. Earl Arthurs; Miss Mary Jane Mobley, Miss America, beauty judge. Sally, Gene, and Jeannie j5 ' cn u M CK yc -u a rM cM jju ' Ji ™ _ fe or t»t 0 - ' J- JtuM - ' i tutr,. _z -t .„ ' T5 5-i 4 7 -4« 3 t X-Ju " j Z A ' • It a " ■ ■ v-(T t i7 a , 7.W i;. 4- Jt ft.-.Ci ' -f4 -eC vv-t 7 , ■»• - ..■ jR " ; % . _ X- ' - . t -,. ' 1 Op Q. l ' ■f l.-- t ' ■Jrui cLJi yXx ?u:£4L.. - . X ' •-■ t A ' ' „■— - --j .= »t wC -7 , I . riircyri cyy ?%? ,.f% Jyn ' OL- T ' c vi ,.•-. . ... . -r-. . - C ' , 0? .. ixC. Mi ' inu. . J cu- K -xt U-a o-c- x ■ ' -’ ' c». ■ ' -• .--V ' ,v i... ac Lcyx ycM ' L r ' ti? yyLX-C " ' ' ■ CB .CfSJU tT , BU A aA.Qr77s :.S-oi. " i-uB ' ( tmX iBt ' t co-i ■::;- . x c-j ... .-A .i:.C y ' yX--:.- ' J ' -U. i. 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Allen Josephs, Mary Louise Robertson, Steve So- bell, and Ben McCoy in a tense scene from Dial M for Murder. Follies chorus girls perform their show-stopper can-can. With the spring months came an increase of excitement and anticipation. Final Honor Society induction recognized juniors and seniors. The Spring Fling climaxed School Spirit Week and an enthusiastic battle for the titles of Daisy Mae and Li ' l Abner. We enjoyed Till There Was You, the best senior follies ever presented. Slaves became a familiar sight during Latin Week. Hard-work- ing GRA members received awards at on all-girl assembly; drama enthusiasts showed ability in Dial M tor Murder. The Junior-Senior, Out of this World, ended months of secrets. Many clubs held banquets to climax the busy year. Elections were now the foremost question on everyone ' s mind; campaign posters covered the campus as en- thusiasm built up. May was fast slipping away; the days until graduation had become numbered, with so much still left for seniors to do. John G. Johnston makes campaign speech which won him the ' 59- ' 60 presidency of Student Con- gress. Follies cast sings closing number in the smash hit. Till There Was You. Baseball de idlines Myers Path ' s spring sports schedule I Chon Richards, named to the All-State team, in action against Rock Hill. Suffering graduation losses from the runner- up state championship team of ' 58, the Mus- ' tangs, coached by Jack Sink, had an even season i with a 3-3 win-loss record in city and a 5-5 record in conference play. | On All City-County First String team, Myers Park placed Chan Richards and Robert Parlier; on second string. Bob Cordle, Hal Beaver, and I Perry Turnipseed. Richards, a three-year veteran who batted .351 for this year ' s highest average, js was selected to the All-State Baseball team at | first base. He was voted the Most Valuable play- ' er; and Goody Thomas, catcher, the Most Im- proved player. Hitting an average of .270 this season were Bob Cordle, second base; Robert Parlier, left field; and George Chapman, right field. Pitchers Hal Beaver and Tommy Austin had a 5-5 and a 3-3 win-loss record. Future Mustang teams will have a strong backbone with veterans Tommy Blanton, John de Krafft, Rick Hulse, George Chapman, Perry Turnipseed, Jim Moore, and Al Barnett. Robert Parlier, captain Hal Beaver, M. P. s top hurler, Rick Hulse pops one into center field, winds up during practice ses- sion. Myers Pork ' s 1959 baseball team, first row; Tommy Austin, Hoi Beaver, Perry Turnipseed, Tommy Blonton, Rick Hulse, Chan Richards, Goody Thomas, Bob Cordle, Robert Parlier, John de Krafft, George Chapman. Second row: Sandy Griffin, mgr.. Tommy Westerfield, Bill Finley, Buddy DuBose, Chuck Burns, Al Barnett, Mike Houston, Zan Copeland, Ray Shaw, Wayne Ayers, Charles Elrod, Ira Madans, Bill Vinson. MM Crack’s Gddie West sets vecord-Sre ing mile time ;25 0 Coach Stuart Allen ' s track charges continued to dominate Carolina track circles, copping the state championship for the third time in four years. The highlight of the state meet, held in Raleigh, was Eddie West ' s record-breaking mile time of 4:25.0, breaking by three seconds the old mark set last year by Mustang graduate David Gilmour. Other first places were grabbed by Tom Stockton in the 880, by Bill Houston in the 100- and 220-yard dashes, and by the mile relay team. Houston, captain and high point man, who won the Stenhouse Trophy, was elected the most val- uable player and was named by Coach Allen as the best track man in the history of Myers Park. Although weak in the field events, the Mus- tangs received pleasant surprises from the state meet performances of Bob Cordle in the broad jump, Richard Barefoot in the high jump, and Dickie Lee in the high hurdles. The Mustangs swept all relays and edged a strong Durham High team to win the biggest meet of the year, the Duke-Durham Relay, for the second consecutive year. Bill Houston, Bob Cordle, Rich Harris, and Bob Allen ran in three of the winning relays. This outstanding record speaks for itself and establishes Myers Park as the track power of the state. Charlie Gray pole vault A Bill Houston 100-yard dash Richard Barefoot high jump Eddie West the mile The cindermen ore, first row: W. Kellogg, Newitt, Barefoot, Pindell. Second row: P. Burns, Harpham, Cordle, Gallagher, Spigen- er, Houston, S. White, Messerly, Lee. Third row: Seawright, Cothran, Matthews, Lowrance, Hollifield, Currie, Walker, C. White, Snepp, Mitchell, Deegan, Huntington. Fourth row: Lineberger, Massey, Gray, J. Harris, Sargent, J. Burns, Tribble, Cutwater, Meacham, Spain, Spencer, Taylor, Hartsell, Stockton, Allen, R. Harris, Grant, Kendrick. Fifth row: Rowe, Taylor, Sanford, John- ston, Hardy, R. Kellogg, Spoon, Page, Bryant, Dupont, Haigler, Hurt, Pfohl, Rogers, Place, Glasgow, Ridenhour, Neis, Howie. Mustang senior, junior golfers compete in state tournament i Myers Park ' s senior division golfers are Dan Brawley, Alan Shaw, Dave Farr, Tom Hartley, Barry Farr, Xan Law. Junior division golfers are Eddy MacAleer, Charlie Chose, Jule Griffith. Wins over Wake Forest Freshmen, Davidson ' s Junior Varsity and Reynolds High ' s squad and participation in the State Golf Tournament in Chapel Hill were highlights of a busy schedule for the Mustang golfers. Asheville, Gastonia and Myers Park rotated triongular matches on home courses in which the Mustangs placed second. Dave Farr, captain and Most Valuable player, and Dan Brawley sparked the Mustang wins. Sophomore Alan Shaw proved to be one of the best additions to the varsity squad. Dave Farr and Dan Brawley tee off in practice session at M. P. club. 164 ’59 tennis te m ends sueeessful season ivitfi 9-1 reeord Myers Park ' s tennis team finished the ' 59 sea- son with a high standing among the high school teams in the state. The netters won nine out of the ten matches this season, losing only to the UNC freshman team. Central, Asheville, and Winston-Salem were three of the teams which were beaten rn both of two engagements. One of the closest matches was against the Davidson frosh, in which the Mustangs won by one game. The Mustangs also defeated Rock Hill and the Wake Forest freshmen. In state competition a very promising junior, Steve Watson, finished second in the singles action; and Bill Mosely and Charlie Connelly finished second in the doubles competition. Outstanding seniors were Curtis Hardy, Fred Austin, Paul Goodson, Bill Mosely, Lloyd Bost. A probable state championship of the future could easily be formed around underclass- men Steve Watson, Charlie Connelly, Russell Jones, and Ronnie Smarr. Steve Watson was the top underclassman on the ' 59 team. Co-captains tor the Mustang netters were Lloyd Bost and Bill Mosely. The 1959 netrnen are, first row: Curtis Hardy, Steve Watson, Bill Mosely. Second row: Terry O ' Hair, Ben Wyche, Tommy Moore, Charlie Connelly, Ronnie Smarr. Third row: Vernon Robinson, Paul Goodson, Russell Jones, Fred Austin. 165 Bob Cordle receives Best All-Round othictic award from Dovid Under- wood. Netter Paul Goodson receives his certificate from Coach Purcell. David Underwood, ' 58 football cap- tain, accepts special team award from Tommy Blanton, ' 59 captain. Annual aiuards recognise and donor student acdievement Barbara Burr wins DE award presented by Mr. Tom Braaten of J. B. Ivey. Best Actress Award goes to Sandy Poliakoff from Lime- lighter president Jean Fullerton. Exchange student Susan Brennels is presented national Red Cross pin by Solly Sprott, chapter president. Curtis Hardy accepts physics award from Mr. Mc- Closkey. Athletes were honored in on assembly May 19. Named Most Valuable players were Hal Beaver, football; Wade Blackwelder, basket- ball; Bill McGinty, swimming; Chan Richards, baseball; Dave Farr, golf; Bill Houston, track. Honors and awards were recognized May 21 at the traditional assembly. Among those rec- ognized for outstanding honors were Louise Habicht, valedictorian; Hughes Hoyle, State Math Contest winner, which carries a scholar- ship to UNC; and Susan Stephenson, a dis- trict winner in the Science Fair. Bob Cordle led the scholarship winners with ones to Duke, Washington and Lee, Southwestern, and David- son. Outstanding scholarships went to Alice Wheeler, University of Miami; Ronald Sikor, Columbia University; Steve Abrams, N.R.O.- T.C.; Bill Wallace, Proctor and Gamble Ath- letic; Bill Halberstadt, Jefferson Standard Broadcasting; Walter Dellinger, General Mo- tors. Farewell speeches were given by outgo- ing Student Congress officers. Next year ' s of- ficers were recognized, as well as delegates to conventions and M.P. ' s foreign exchange stu- dents. A new slant on Awards Day — Dr. Jack Horner wins recognition for his contribution to DE program from Barbara Burr. Class Lawyer Walter Dellinger reads Last Will and Testament at Senior Banquet. Miss Frances Gunter and Dr. Jack Horner receive one of the senior gifts to the school. Sraaifional ceremonies end seniors’ nigh scdool days Into the final weeks of May were crowded the most thrilling and memorable events of our high school career. May 21 will long be remembered as a day of days — Honors and Awards, a free af- ternoon, the banquet with our class day officers, farewell speeches, gift to the school, the annual dedication to Miss Freeman and Mr. Browne, and the distribution of the long-awaited green and white ' 59 Mustang. The next week we struggled through exams. Then it was time for Baccalaure- ate at 5:00, May 31. With an odd mixture of gaiety and sadness, we lined up in front of First Methodist, then filed in solemnly as the proces- sional sounded. The Reverend James E. Fogartie challenged us, " Which will you choose — things or life? " Leaving the church, we knew that no longer was graduation a dream; it was a reality. Class advisor Miss Evangeline Stewart and Dr. Jack Horner keep graduation exercises running smoothly. At 5:00 on Baccalaureate Sunday seniors begin first steps toward graduation. A solemn exit, a new sense of dignity Green tassels and a smattering of gold typify graduation as homeroom after homeroom crosses the stage at Ovens. 345 seniors are graduafecl at Ovens Auditorium une 2 Miss Elizabeth Brice, Harry Golden Jr., and Harry Golden Sr. renew acquaintances at graduation re- ception. Seniors convened for the lost time at Ovens Auditorium at eight o ' clock on June 2, Dr. Elmer H. Garinger, City Superintendent, presided. Noted writer Harry Golden delivered the address, leav- ing us to ponder, " Each of us is a reflection of the society which surrounds us . . . The most tragic of all afflictions is to be deprived of dignity. " Honors went to Bill Wallace, Civitan Award; Sally Spratt and Curtis Hardy, Danforth Award; Ann Potts and Curtis Hardy, the Thomas F. Braaten Scholarship. Dr. Jack Horner awarded the di- plomas as we filed across the stage in homeroom groups. All too quickly it was over; high school years had become a memory for the Class of ' 59. a 9 A familiar trio — Phil Burns, Bill Skid- more, ond Wade Blackwelder — seems hoppy that diplomos ore at hand. Pomp and Circumstance: Miss Jessie Rankin ' s homeroom prepares to enter auditorium for final exercises. Mr. Webb Bost of the Civitan Club and Bill Wallace, Civitan Award winner, chat with Mrs. Duke Burg at graduation reception. f O- , CCP ' - ' L ' i O- c j. v. ' !s . j‘ r- dl t o rCS- c. ' a t V ' ‘c likiiliMiiriii


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