Nelson County High School - Governor Yearbook (Lovingston, VA)

 - Class of 1969

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Days that Disappear a forgotten Past . . . 6 7 STUDENT LIFE fri A The fust day of school finds students flocking to the gym for a howdy program. A welcome from Mr. Colley to start the year. New teachers arrive in the corridor. I promised to call Mom to say everything is O.K. 10 Why must I be late on the very first day? 11 Mr. Hart likes to keep the halls immaculate. Mrs. Hall tries to scrape one more green pea from the pan. There’s nothing like a spotless kitchen for Mrs. White. 12 And what’s a lunch line without a “breaker.” 13 Mrs. White, Office Secretary, is truly worth her weight in gold. Sock it to me! Mr. Foster, you are doing a wonderful job. 14 As the year rolls on, so do the classes. There is individual work for each student As well as mass instruction. 15 ♦ Or surviving a year in the basement. The first lab is just as rewarding Jgp As creating your first masterpiece 16 Work on the yearbook goes on and on. No school can function without money raising schemes . . . . And some scandals. 17 As the days turn brisk the band plays on . . . The more industrious perform their job. 18 And just as football starts While the game goes on. 19 Homecoming Queen, Margaret Mitchell and King Ronnie Moyer. Homecoming Queen and King with the homecoming court. 20 Homecoming court piled in their shiny convertible. And as Christmas arrived The students eagerly flocked home. 21 The last dance of the prom. The swinging generation. What a way to be outnumbered! 22 Mr. IngersoU aids a junior in preparing for college. Straighten up, you guys. This is the end. “My own little place.” 23 Marjorie Rodgers TOP TEN Gwendolyn Harvey Rebecca McNabb Mary Ann Spencer Michael Giles 24 Connie Fields Betty Toliver Ann Marie Wood Wisteria Harris Vickie Campbell SENIORS 25 ADMINISTRATION ALL IN A DAY’S WORK The day begins with the arrival at school. A rest now and then amid the hustle and bustle of school work . . . Pondering over the many questions proposed by the students . . . And always lending a helping hand when the going gets rough. Continuously asking “why do you need a pass? ' And finally, that glorious time of day-6th period. Guarding the lunch line for the “breakers” . . . There’s playing French cards in the classroom . . Helping a student with his term paper . . . 29 BOARD OF EDUCATION The Nelson County School is made up of the following members: Mr. J.W. Harville—Clerk and Superin¬ tendent of Schools Mr. Addison Payne—Chairman Mr. Orville Karicoffe Mrs. John A. Seaman Dr. James A. Gamble The policies set up by the school board govern all Nelson County schools. They also are in charge of expendature of funds for all public schools. The money received for this is gotten through the Board of Supervisors. The school board is concerned with: area of buildings, employment of teachers, bus transportation, main- tenence, and lunchroom work. ADMINISTRATION Reefa McGuffin Supervisor of Instruction, Nelson County. James W. Harville Superintendent of Schools, Nelson County. A view of the improvements of the court house. 30 Linden P. Colley Principal, Nelson County High School. C. M. Price Assistant Principal, Nelson County High School. Nelson County High works endlessly to give it’s students the basic fundamentals needed to prepare them for later life. Courses are offered for any student planning to go into college or business. Mr. L. P. Colley, Principal, and Mr. C. M. Price, Assistant Principal, work diligently to help any student with their varied problems. Tire administration of N.C.H.S. takes education seriously, but provides many extra-curricular activities to help relax students and make them feel more at ease in the class. Pupils are given the opportunity to voice their opinions on many issues before a final decision is made. At. N.C.H.S. the administration is always eager to give advice or aid any student who is willing to put forth the effort to seek it’s counseling. 31 For us, Business Education training has a two fold purpose in objective to the edu¬ cation of our youth: to track the knowledge, attitudes, and skills needed by all people to live in today’s world, and to track the voca¬ tional knowledge and skills needed for initial employment and for advancement in a busi¬ ness career. We try to attain this objective by offering courses in General Busi¬ ness, Recordkeeping, Bookkeeping, Type¬ writing, Shorthand, Clerical Office Practice and Secretarial Office Practice. BUSINESS Catherine G. Lincoln Madison College, B.S. Mary C. Roberts Clara H. Shelton Longwood College, B.S., Va. Polytechnic Inst., M.Ed. Bennett College, B.A. 32 ENGLISH With four credits of En¬ glish required of each stu¬ dent graduating in a high school, Nelson has estab¬ lished a very large and effi¬ cient English curriculum. Under the expert consul of Dr. Richard Meade of the University of Virginia, the English department has es¬ tablished many new and improved goals. Among these are: the reduction of teaching formal gram¬ mar in all four grades to the 9th and 10th grades only; the additions of “paperback libraries” in some of the English class¬ rooms; and the establish¬ ment of English curri¬ culum guides. Herbert P. Cummins Fredrick College, B.A. Sandra T. Click Celmson University, B.A. Patrica H. Elmore Mary Washington College, B.A., University of Virginia, M.Ed. 33 Eleanor W. Carter Converse College, B.A. Clara H. Thompson Virginia State College, B.A., Hampton Inst., M.A. 34 Suzanne S. Reid St. Lawrence Univerity, B.A., University of Va., M.A. Two departments at N.C.H.S. are combined to give us Fine Arts. They are music and the library. The music department is made up of band and chorus offerings. Anyone in school is eligible for either organization, upon show¬ ing any degree of musical aptitude. The band, direct¬ ed by Mr. Veron Lewis, has achieved a degree of repetition in our area both in concert work and in their marching prowess. The chorus, under the di¬ rection of Mrs. Delores Truesdale is one of the best that N.C.H.S. has ever had. Made up of an over¬ all chorus and a concert choir, they have shown real talent in the voices of many students. The library, under the supervision of Mrs. Shirley Sullivan, is of great help to any student who wishes to take advantage of its opportunities. There are books for almost any type of reader. Fine Arts play an important role in the life of any student. FINE ARTS Dolores B. Truesdale Virginia State College, B.S. Vernon T. Lewis West Texas State University, B.S. SPECIAL EDUCATION This year has been one of change for the Special Education Program. Emphasis has been placed on indi¬ vidual instruction at each student’s level of ability. This year’s curri¬ culum included instruction in a variety of fields. Language arts, so¬ cial studies, mathematics, and science were the basic areas of in¬ struction, each student being al¬ lowed to progress at his own rate. Many students were able to make considerable progress this year. High school mathematics, biology, as well as algebra and American His¬ tory, were courses taken by several students in the class. Special Educa¬ tion is an integral and necessary part of any good academic pro¬ gram. The improvements already made this year by Mr. Patrick A. Barker, the new instructor, along with those which had previously been made will provide N.C.H.S. with a first rate Special Education Program. Patrick A. Barker University of Va., B.A. 36 FOREIGN LANGUAGE . ’ L _ 3 j is J L.. - iM. Caroline C. Tucker University of Va., B.A., M.A. Students at N.C.H.S. are able to prepare for col¬ lege by taking Spanish, French or Latin. Teachers hope to help language stu¬ dents to understand the language, to be able to read it, write it, and give their own answers when questioned. Through the efforts of the department head, Mrs. Caroline Tuck¬ er, pupils become acquainted with foreign customs and are able to have fun while learning. Latin alone, helps to teach the background of English and the origin of certain words. It is with this type of curriculum that the Foreign Language Department tries to help the student better under¬ stand himself and the world around him. Larry J. Baker University of Va., B.A., M.A. Marion W. Bragg Lynchburg College, B.A. 37 MATH The Math Department plays a very important role in the curriculum of N.C.H.S. Headed by Mr. William N. Moxley, the de¬ partment has many objec¬ tives for 68-69. They hope to develop a coordinated program with the new Junior High School. The staff is also busy with the adoption of new textbooks for the 69-70 school session. There are tenative plans to offer Algebra I to capable 8th graders. Certainly with these objectives in mind, the existing curriculum will be greatly improved. William N. Moxley East Texas State University, B.S., M.S. Elizabeth Cauwenburg Sweet Briar College, B.A. 38 Ernest L. Swartzentruber Eastern Mennonite College, B.S. 39 Patricia Hutcherson Virginia State College, B.S. J. Sherman League Shephard College, B.A. PHYSICAL EDUCATION The motto of the physical education department may well be “excellence through mind and body.” Rigorous exercise periods, touch-football games, basketball drills and many other activities provide an opportunity for physical education students to enjoy healthful exercise and learn co-operativeness, precision and sportsmanship. Classroom lec¬ tures on health, hygiene, driver education and discussions on teenagers and their problems develop an awareness of today’s world and a foresight of the future. There can be no doubt that the vigorous efforts of Mr. League and his physical education department have been responsible for the disciplined, well-trained teams that have brought so many honors to Nelson. More than just physical excellence and helpful knowledge are gained from physical education, a kind of spirit, that can only be described as, The Nelson Way. PHYSICAL EDUCATION Judith Lavinder Lynchburg College, B.A. 40 41 SOCIAL STUDIES The department of social studies at N.C.H.S. hopes to inculcate in each student an understanding and appreciation of the culture of which he is a part. Under the direction of Department head Mrs. Marcia Rich¬ ards, the department stresses the value of learning about contem¬ porary issues of today’s world as well as events of the past and hopes to make the student keenly aware of his own role in this world. The depart¬ ment offers courses in four areas of the social sciences: American His¬ tory, World Geography, World His¬ tory , and Government; but is present¬ ly planning to add an additional elec¬ tive. Boggs Wright University of Va., B.A. Diane H. Lyons Hendrix College, B.A., University of Va., M.A. 42 James D. Settle Washington and Lee, B.A. Stephen C. Davis Bridgewater College, B.A. Marcia R. Richards Bucknell University, B.A. 43 Catherine H. Whitehead Alabama College, B.A., University of Va., M.Ed. Lillian R. Coleman University of Va., B.S., M.Ed. The Guidance De¬ partment is very im¬ portant to any student at N.C.H.S. With the help of Mrs. Lillain Coleman, Mrs. Catherine Whitehead, and Mr. DeForest Inger- soll, students are given individual help with problems concerning anything from person¬ ality to college. This de¬ partment provides stu¬ dents with individual or group testing, voca¬ tional and educational information on college, scholarships and jobs. Here, too, an individual student record is kept with such things as test results, grades, auto- b i ographies, and questionnaires. De Forrest P. Ingersol Duke University, B.A., University of Va., M.Ed. GUIDANCE 44 VOCATIONAL Warren E. Hankins A. T. University, B.S M.S. The vocational de¬ partment of N.C.H.S. is divided into two sections: Home Eco¬ nomics and Agri¬ culture. The study of homemaking is of great value because every girl is a poten¬ tial homemaker and work of this type helps .her to prepare for the most impor¬ tant of all vocations, that of homemaking. For boys, N.C.H.S. offers a four-year pro¬ gram in vocational agriculture which is planned to acquaint and prepare students for the many occupa¬ tions in the industry of agriculture. Depart¬ ment heads, Mr. E. Harris Puckett and Mrs. Nancy T. Parr have helped to im¬ prove the program for vocational students. E. Harris Puckett University of Virginia, B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute, M.Ed. 45 Nancy T. Parr Radford College, B.S. Elina F. Giles Radford College, B.S. In an era of space travel, advanced communications, and electric can-openers, the magnitude and complexities of today’s society require each individual citizen to have a basic understanding of science and how it relates to man’s everyday life. No longer is it sufficient to know only “what is”; the probing question is “why?”. In an effort to encourage student inquisitiveness in this “science for today”, the science department, under the supervision of Mr. John White, is making every at¬ tempt to supply the basic tools through which greater thought may evolve. SCIENCE Gary H. Bugg Lychburg College, B.S. 46 John T. White Lynchburg College, B.S., University of Virginia, M.Ed. Thomas E. Robinson Lynchburg College, B.S. 47 SPORTS Stout Governor Defense Blanks Win. Campbell For District 4 Title VVVVVVVVVVWWVVVV ' William Campbell 0 0 0 0—0 Nelson County 6 0 0 0—6 STATISTICS Wm. Campbell Nelson Co. 5 First Downs 11 48 Yds. Rushing 161 13 Yds. Passing 38 1-3 Pass Comp. 2-2 0 Fumbles Lost 1 5-189 Punts 4-109 3-35 Penalties 6-59 wwvwwvwwww The Governors receive valuable knowledge in a scrimmage game. The Nelson Governor football squad opened it’s season with a 20-16 victory over Rustburg in Group II, District 4 football. In their second game, the Governors took a 12-7 defeat from Brookville. Nelson downed Tunstall 35-6 in their first home game with Ronnie Stevens running for three touchdowns and a fine defensive show by the Governors. In a non-district game against tough Buena Vista, the Nelson gridmen fought to a close defeat of 13-7. The Governors trounced Gretna 33-12 with two powerful touchdowns by half-back, Ronnie Moyer and one each by Ronnie Stevens, Lindy White and Perry Ross. Tire Rebels of Appomattox fell 10-7 to Nelson in the most thrilling game of the season as Lindy White kicked a 40-yard field goal with only a few seconds remaining. On October 8, Homecoming game, the mighty Governors, playing in a downpour of rain and a morass of mud, defeated Altavista 20-0. Dan River fell next to the Governor’s machine. In the most important game of the year, Ronnie Stevens, backed by a stout defense, scored the one touchdown which defeated William Campbell 6-0 and captured the District of Championship for Nelson. 50 Group II District IV Champions ’68-’69. Nelson has an undefeated record of 7 0. Mike perfects his skill. Captains; David Lewis, Lindy White, Mike Giles, and Larry Scott, lead their Gover¬ nors to a victorious season. 51 Lindy improves his game w inning form. A spirited pep rally before the Homecoming game. Nelson prepares for a game with an inter-squad scrimmage. 52 Silk These are members of the Junior Varsity football team of Nelson High who compiled a 3-2 record. The Junior Varsity Football Team is composed of eighth and ninth grade students who work to¬ gether in order to prepare them for varsity sports. Headed by Vernon Wood, the team had a fairly suc¬ cessful season and should prove valuable to the varsity team next year. The team warms up before a game with Rustburg. 53 Debbie McMurry Connie Fields, Captain The 1968-69 Cheerleaders led not only the teams to victory, but the crowd in cheers of spirit. They have put long hours of practice into the preparation for each game and always beamed with electrified spirit. You didn’t have to look at the score board to see what the score was. All you had to do was to look at the cheerleaders. The game showed in their faces. Gwynn Harvey 54 Vickie Campbell Karen Perverill Debbie Carter Debbie Miller 55 Anita White _ Thea Hughes JUNIOR VARSITY CHEERLEADERS Junior Varsity Squad: Barbara Jordan, Celene Johnson, Debbie Moore, Patsy Parr, and JoAnne Fields. 56 mm VARSITY BASKETBALL The Varsity basketball team opened its season with a tough con¬ test against non-district Albemarle and suffered a close defeat 90-85. The Nelson squad bounced back for ten straight victories. They suffered their first district defeat at the hands of Altavista with the absence of Erwin Hill. Their second defeat also went into the hands of Altavista, which eliminated them from a tie for first place. All in all, it was a very good season. Two easy points for Erwin. Albemarle Staunton River Tunstall Gretna William Campbell Dan River Appomattox Buckingham Chatham Rustburg Dan River Altavista Appomattox Gretna Altavista Tunstall HOME VISITOR 85 90 53 51 72 58 71 43 56 49 98 59 94 75 88 59 81 54 70 55 56 47 40 52 76 62 72 49 36 48 57 70 Coach C.M. Price instructs tri-captains Lindy White, Erwin Hill, and Mike Giles. 57 Mr. Price gives a little advice before the game. Erwin jumps for the ball and gets it Hill tries for two . . . And seconds later he makes two more. Half-time finds Mr. Price giving advice, desperately trying to restore the team. mm w. Two more for Nelson and . Consoling work at the end of the game. The game becomes more intense. Nelson calls a time-out. 59 Kneeling: L. Morse, T. Proffit, L. Robinson, P. Payne, J. McCarthy, B. Goad, S. Massie. Standing: Coach Truesdale, R. Carter, J. Simon, J. Whitehead, G. Purvis, H. Gray, J. Spears, C. Bowling, M. Campbell. The Junior Varsity Basketball Team, coached by Curtis Truesdale, burned up the court with eleven straight victories at the start of the ’68-’69 season. They then dropped into a five game slump, finishing with an 11-5 record. High scorers for the Lieutenant Governors were Gordon Purvis, followed by Charles Bowling. JUNIOR VARSITY BASKETBALL Captains Gordon Purvis and Harry Gray with Coach Truesdale. 60 GIRL’S BASKETBALL Sitting: S. Bryant, J. Bragg, P. Colley, A. Wood, and S. Taylor. Kneeling: D. Epps, J. Fortune, A. Wood, C. Gordon, M. Fitzgerald, J. Tucker, P. Snell, and M. Mitchell. Standing: Coach Dilhard, S. Ware, A. Johnson, B. Gunter, J. Foving, M. Spencer, G. Epps, D. Baker, F. Parrish, P. Miller, and Coach Favinder. The Governornettes finished the season with a 6-6 record. Their most exciting game was with Gretna. Nelson won by one point after two overtimes, while the most important game was with Rustburg which evened the district record. The high scorer was Lou Parrish. Ann Wood and Diane Epps showed the best floor game while Margaret Ann Mitchell, Greta Epps and Mary Ann Spencer were stand outs in bas¬ ketball. Donna Baker showed great promise for next year by being the team’s leading rebounder. Captains Mary Ann Spencer and Ann Wood jump for the ball. 61 INDOOR TRACK TEAM Andy Fitzgerald strains for extra inches on the pole vault. Sprinters, David Lewis and Ronnie Moyer practice their starts. David Ward clears 5’10” The Nelson indoor track squad raced off to a fast start in it’s ’68-’69 season by defeating Albe¬ marle 63-57 in an opening duel meet, on Dec¬ ember 13 at the V.M.I. Field House. In a second meet, the Governor trackmen scored 61 points to beat Albemarle with 52 and Turner Ashby with 35. In a tough meet, James Wood High School defeated Nelson by 2 2 3 points to leave the Governors with a second place victory over Albe¬ marle, Turner, and Allegany. In the Group II, District IV meet on January 29, 1969, the Gover¬ nors won the indoor championship trouncing the nearest competitor 87-59. Co-Captains, Ronnie Moyer and John Clarkson. 62 TAKES DISTRICT TITLE Far out in the lead, David Lewis passes the baton to John Clarkson on the mile relay. John Henderson trains for the 500 yard dash. Mike Davidson tosses the twelve pound shot for a winning distance of 43 feet. David Ward skims a high hurdle in practice in the gym. 63 OUTDOOR TRACKMEN OUTDOOR TRACK In the spring of 1968 the Nelson Gov¬ ernors continued their dominance over District IV track foes by winning their fifth consecutiv e (and 11th out of 12) District Championships. During the reg¬ ular season the cindermen posted dual meet wins over Wilson Memorial, Rustburg, Altavista, William Campbell, and Amherst. Their only loss came at the hands of Group V powerhouse, Turner Ashby. This same team edged the Governors by 1 Vi points for the State Group II Championship later in the spring. The District Meet, however, was a brighter story for the Governors, as they walked over their nearest competitor, highly rated Appomattox, by more than a 60 point margin. Nelson took eight first and ten second places in this meet. Six school records were set by the 1968 Cindermen in the high and low hurdles, the mile, the half mile and the 800 yard relay. Hurdlers Ronnie Stevens, and Kin Lincoln practice in the parking lot. •rap Distance runners Phil Harris and James Gray jog to build wild indurance. Mr. Davis jogs to lose weight. 64 SWEEP DISTRICT Kin Lincoln and David Ward fly over hurdles in practice. Nelson’s pioneer cross country team be¬ gan practicing early in September with the most strenuous training program ever featured at this school. The team was coached by Mr. Eddie Witt and was or¬ ganized for the purpose of preparing track and basketball participants for their active season. The Governor cross countrymen lost dual meets to Albemarle and Halifax, but finished seventh in the state meet held at Williams¬ burg. Although the team did not enjoy a winning season, the long hours of practice have payed off in the great per¬ formances of the bas¬ ketball and indoor track teams. CROSS COUNTRY Phil Harris, Andy Fitzgerald, and captains, John Clarkson and Bland Campbell prepare for the start of a race. 65 Kneeling: J. Spears, C. Allen, A. Fitzgerald, M. Henderson, J. Clarkson. Standing: J. Allen, A. Morse, V. Braxton, p . Harris, A. Loving, B. Campbell, Coach Witt. Phil Harris leads the way to the finish line. The Nelson County High School baseball team. Mr. Rothgeb appears to be very satisfied with his team. Captains, Mike Giles, Billy Watts (not shown). The Nelson County High School baseball team, coached by Eddie Rothgeb and Herbert Cummins, had a rebuilding year last year. They compiled a 5-8 record. Nelson lost its first to Albemarle, 7-0, then came back to win two games against Altavista and Staunton River, respectively. They dropped into a four game slump and finished the season with two more wins and a loss. BASEBALL 67 K ■ V % I a ?, ■- |J -A» ACTIVITIES What is the SCA—an organization consisting of all students applying their ability to establish a form of government. This year the SCA has strived to bring out a closer relationship not only between the stu¬ dents and faculty but among the students themselves. The Pep Week displayed this de¬ sire among the stu¬ dents. Also they feel the need to be able to voice their opinions. Through the efforts of Mrs. Whitehead, the sponsor, the SCA officers and other in¬ terested members were allowed to attend dis¬ trict and state meetings to bring back creative and stimulating ideas to promote student parti¬ cipation and awareness. Dances have been sponsored by the SCA. The SCA informs the students of the govern¬ ment around them through assemblies such as the assembly on the presidental election. Thus, the SCA creates a system of co-operation among a majority. SCA The S.C.A. executive council concentrates on student problems. An S.C.A. meeting progresses with Gwynn Harvey presiding. 70 Senior Representatives: Becky McNabb, Patsy Whitehead, Lou Parrish, Margaret Mitchell and Ann Wood. Junior Representatives: Martha Tyree, Joyce Profitt, Debbie Fox, Pat Payne, and Debbie Bryant. Freshmen Representatives: Patsy Parr, Becky Wickcliffe, Jane Fortune, Buzz Goad, Debbie Campbell, and Beverly Martin. 71 Honor; that is to say, leadership, char¬ acter, service, and scholarship is molded by being together, in the Honor Society. Sponsored by Mrs. Tucker, the Honor Society, a select group of five students, is eternally active. Two continous projects of the Honor Society are to award a $50.00 scholarship to a non¬ member senior who plans to continue his education and the awarding of certificates to students who have made good grades throughout the year. The society has been responsible for decora¬ ting the bulletin board and sent cards to for- mer graduates of N.C.H.S. serving in the armed forces. HONOR SOCIETY Honor Society Officers-Connie Fields, Secretary; Donnie Floyd, Treasurer; Becky McNabb, President; Mary Ann Spencer, Reporter; Marjorie Rodgers, Vice-President. Connie and Mary Ann playfully put up a Christmas Bulletin Board. A solemn moment during Honor Society initiati on. 72 John Clarkson, Editor, adds finishing touches to class layouts. Assistant Editor, Sandra Mawyer, helps an overloaded editor. The Governor staff working hard to produce the best edition that N.C.H.S. has ever known, has endeavored to give each student a photo¬ journalist record of year’s events. Despite the energy and time devoted to the an¬ nual, the students and sponsor, Mrs. Richards, enjoy the experience that it gives them. The Gover¬ nor staff had a great time collecting ads and pictures for the annual. They feel that the devotion required for such a tedious job is worth the results that are produced. Copy Editor, Pettis Groton and Circulation Editor, Karen Peverill lend a hand in layout work. YEARBOOK STAFF Layout Editors, Becky McNabb and Donnie Harvey rush to meet that first deadline. Bernice Loving and Debbie Tomlin, Business Editors, spend their day typing. Photographer Dennis Roberts talks over plans with Sports Editor, Tommy Habel. 74 Is this any way for the traveling team to collect ads? Mr. Wright demonstrates to the Future Teachers the right way to conduct a class. FUTURE TEACHERS OF AMERICA The members of the Future Teachers of America are endeav¬ oring to learn the art of teaching. With eyes to the future and pencil in hand, they strive to find a way in which knowledge possessed may flow freely to those who desire to learn. The club, reor¬ ganized by Mr. Wright, hopes to build students’ interest in the teaching profession and give them an idea of what responsibilities and per¬ sonal pleasures may be gained. 75 FORENSICS The Forensics club composes knowledge and rhetoric to enlighten in¬ terested students in the field of public speaking, prose reading, poetry, and spelling. These members presented a program at Thanksgiving, participated in the district competition, and plan to attend a work¬ shop this summer. Under the direction of Mr. Her¬ bert Cummings, the For¬ ensics group has greatly advanced despite its young age. Forensics members present a reading to a student assembly. FBLA members with officers: (front row) Janice Giles, Treasurer; Donna Wood, Secretary; Ann Payne, President; Betty Farrar, Vice-President; Joyce Horsley, Reporter. Working under Mrs. Roberts, in an atmosphere of actual employment conditions, the businessmen and women of tomorrow develop strong and com¬ petent leadership abilities enabling them to more ef¬ fectively participate in the business world of tomor¬ row. FUTURE BUSINESS LEADERS OF AMERICA 76 F.H.A. members with sponsors, Mrs. Parr and Mrs. Giles. FUTURE HOMEMAKERS OF AMERICA Future Homemakers of America is a national or¬ ganization of girls studying home economics in high school. Here at N.C.H.S. girls work for good home and family life by partici¬ pating in home projects. Such projects involve all family members and help them to feel important and needed. They develop creative leadership by serv¬ ing as officers and mem¬ bers of local, state, and na¬ tional organizations. Fu¬ ture Homemakers partici¬ pate in experiences which include decision-making on an individual and group basis in the home and community. Sponsored by Mrs. Nancy Parr and Mrs. Elma Giles, the F.H.A. is a very active and important organization at N.C.H.S. OF AMERICA F.H.A. Officers: Sandra Small, Historian; Pamela Thompson, Treasurer; Debbie Bryant, Secretary; Dorothy Nunery, President; Judy Shelton, Vice-President; Mary Wood, Reporter. 77 F.F.A. members with officers-(Front row) Scott Massie, Secretary; Mike Fortune, Sentinel; David Ward, Reporter; C.T. Bryant, Vice-President; Tommy Habel, President. The Future Farmers of America was organized in November 1928. It is a non-profit, non-sectarian farm youth organization. The foundation upon which the organization is built, includes leadership and character development, sportsmanship, cooperation, service, thrift, scholarship, improved agriculture, orga¬ nized recreation, citizenship and patriotism. The F.F.A. exists today because of the desire and cooperation of boys, 14 to 21 years of age, preparing for a career in agriculture. FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA Ed looks dumb founded at the process of constructing a motor. 78 Whew! It’s hot under there. Getting a motor started is part of school, too. The Future Nurses prepare for a field trip to get first-handed knowledge. Under the direction of Mrs. Scholes, many girls who are interested in becoming a nurse can learn about the basic fundamentals and hard work that goes into nursing. These girls know that they are re¬ quired to work tire¬ lessly in sickness and in health for endless pain and continuing life. FUTURE NURSES OF AMERICA 79 LIBRARY CLUB The members of this club work diligently towards the services the library provides for the students. Their jobs include typing, circu¬ lating books, filing, checking periodicals, shelving and shelf read¬ ing, labeling, pasting and stamping books, li¬ brary housekeeping and the bulletin board up¬ keep. Mrs. Sullivan, the librarian has received assistance from these people to lighten her load to equip the facili¬ ties offered the stu¬ dents of N.C.H.S. Library Club members pause to take a breath during a busy day. The Camera Club, under the leadership of Mr. White is an organi¬ zation designed to pro¬ mote both interest in the field of photog¬ raphy and to help the amateur improve his photographic technique. With its membership of seven, emphasis is placed not only on how simple photographic processes take place, but why. CAMERA CLUB 80 MONOGRAM CLUB The Monogram Club consists of ath¬ letes who have re¬ ceived the letter “N” in sports. It’s purpose is to broaden young men’s minds both physically and men¬ tally and to provide an example for others to follow. Coach Sher¬ man League heads the organization. An explosion of spirit to keep our players going strong. The spirit minded students at NCHS work together to form an all out support movement towards the Athletic Club. Sportsmanship is the main purpose in mind for the Pep Club. The participants aid in cheering their teams to victory with the right attitudes and actions. Also they have provided the halls with posters be¬ fore each game. This is the brawn of N.C.H.S. PEP CLUB 81 Work for this year’s perfor¬ mances began in the summer with individual study; band camp at Ferrum Junior College, and the full band coming to¬ gether in August to prepare for the first football game. In addition the band marched in the Shrine Benefit Parade and performed at half-time in Lynchburg, traveled to V.P.I for a half-time performance and performed for a Christmas parade in Amherst. Veterans Day found the band playing for the ceremonies and a few days later they presented their first concert of the year in the auditorium of Nelson County High School. Director Vernon T. Lewis and his grade six band feel they have had a very rewarding and busy year. The viewing public of the Nelson County High School governor band was near 100,000 people. N.C.H.S. inarching band in action! The Nelson County High School Band participates in Band Day at V.P.I. BAND 82 The concert band provided excellent music throughout the year. Band Officers: Sue McClain, Vice-President; Pat Wilson, Secretary; Joyce Horsley, Librarian; David Lewis, President; Dick Whitehead, Publicity Manager (absent); Tommy Wilkinson, Business Manager; Jackie Giles, Manager. Majorettes: Joyce Horsley, Audrey Zirkle, Margaret Mitchell, Pat Wilson (head majorette), Patsy Whitehead, Starlet Stevens, and Sara Jordan. Oh, those long hours of practice after school. 84 David Lewis poses with his tuba and numerous band awards. And one, two, three. Two hours of extra practice for the woodwind section. 85 DEBATE CLUB The Debate Club, which meets bi-weekly, has as its goals: first, to learn the necessary techniques to be an effective debater, and secondly, to research as thoroughly as possible the national high school debate topic for this year in order to prepare for competition with other schools in the spring. Some members also participated in a round table discussion held in December at the University of Virginia in connection with the national topic. Debate Club members Donnie Floyd, Emma Napier, Harry Powell, Mrs. Lyons, Becky Thompson, Mike Kidd, and Peggy Lewis. Perfection was the goal of the 1968-69 Chorus; perfection that could come only after hours of diligent classroom study and countless days of after school rehearsal. Realizing that learning to sing was more impor¬ tant than getting a credit for the year, the students buckled down, learning musical terms and blend¬ ing voices. Under the direction of Mrs. Delores Truesdale, the 93-voice chorus gave a Christmas and Spring Con¬ cert, and performed for student assemblies. The 38—voice concert choir participated in the Spring Festival and sang with the chorus during perform¬ ances. Through hard work and willing students, N.C.H.S. had one of the best choral groups ever. Now students, calm down and sing. CHORAL 86 The Concert Choir practices to prepare for the Christmas Concert. The N.C.H.S. chorus. 87 Drama Club members with sponsors and officers: (first row) Mr. Settle, Sponsor; Jackie Haywood, Vice-President; Nell Martin, Secretary; Karen Peverill, Treasurer; Vickie Campbell, President; Donnie Harvey, Representative; Patricia Campbell, Assistant Representative, and Mrs. Carter, Sponsor. After a long absence, an organization devoted to dra¬ matic expression has re¬ appeared at N.C.H.S., under the supervision of Mr. Settle and Mrs. Carter. Since acting, directing, stage work and the other skills needed for a suc¬ cessful play are also much needed abilities in education and in communication in life, the new club this year has been very popular. The first pro¬ duction, the hilarious TV comedy, The Beverly Hill ¬ billies, provided a great oppor¬ tunity for both those new to the world of theatre and to those with some experience to apply their talents to a new field. The play involved a large number of NCHS students, and was a tremendous success, in performance and in audience response. As the spring began, plans were already being laid for a spring production, per¬ haps of a more serious nature; in any case, we hope it will be just as big a success, and wish the Drama Club luck in their great new undertaking. Uncle Jed and Granny (Billy Mays and Tamara Goolsby) starred in the production of The Beverly Hillbillies. DRAMATICS CLUB 88 Keith and Debbie getting into the mood. A shoulder to cry on, a hand to hold. A dab here and there to make you beautiful. That line was not written into the script! 89 i: 1 L L Lz=rzn Dl .J- 1 CLASSES FRESHMEN Freshmen look forward to four active years. As newcomers to N.C.H.S. take on the honor of being in high school they choose a leader to direct them and help them to begin their search for knowledge. This leader, David Barber, has proven to be able and active in aiding the class of ’72. Under Iris supervision, the freshmen class has made a good start, and the promise to carry through. (Kneeling) David Barber, President; Miller Payne, Reporter. (Top row) William Ragland, Vice-President; Mary Rose, Secretary; J. W. Butler, Treasurer. 92 Pamela Adams Roberta Adams Janet Addison Barbara Allen Eleanor Allen David Barber Sylvia Barnett Harold Bell Michael Bell James Bond Charles Bowling Jean Bragg Barbara Brown Sallie Brown Garry Bryant Janet Bryant Jesse Bryant Patricia Bryant 93 Phyllis Bryant Wilma Bryant Phyllis Burks James Butler Debbie Campbell Iris Campbell Mary Campbell Pat Campbell Patricia Campbell Paul Campbell Rose Carr Alfred Carter Ellis Carter Melvin Carter Richard Carter Sandra Carter Vickie Carter Walter Carter 94 Alfred Cashwell Richard Caul Betty Clark Delois Clark Maurice Clark Patricia Clark Willie Clark Betty Cobbs Paula Colley Donna Cooke Alice Craig Janet Critzer James Davis Paige Davis Paul Davis Barbara Dawson Michael DeHart William Dillard 95 Margaret Dotson Pattie Duncan Odell Durrette Anita Early Joyce Ellis Diane Epps Angeline Eubanks Joyce Falls William Ferguson Deborah Fields Gary Fields Connie Fitzgerald Ugh! Peas again. Rack ’em up, stack ’em up, give ’em ?,! ?! Nelson students cheer at homecoming pep rally. 96 Joyce Fitzgerald Lynwood Fitzgerald Martha Fitzgerald Alice Floyd Jackie Floyd Jane Fortune Carol Foster Patsy Fox Wanda Franklin Debra Gibson David Giles Edgar Givens Janice Glass Buzz Goad Michael Goff Carol Gordon Linda Givens Gary Graves Charles Gray Floyd Greene Kay Gunter Dennis Hall Shirley Hanson Eulala Harris 97 Mary Hartman Thomas Hudson Cathy Heflin Carolyn Huffman John Henderson Marshall Henderson Mary Huffman Irish Irving Barbara Hudson Susan Jobe Birch Johnson James Jones Celene Johnson Peggy Jones Mary Johnson Barbara Jordon Sandra Johnson Stephen Justus 98 Floyd Keith Susan Lawhorne Janies Kidd Cathy Ledford Becky Lawhorne Russell Litchford Jack Lawhorne David Lunsford Eugene McFadden Clifton Massie Steven Marckel Carl Mawyer Betty Martin Alice Mays Beverly Martin Elizabeth Mays Rebecca Martin George Mays 99 Mr. Bugg explains principles of the steam engine to Kay Gunter and Donald Thompson. James Mays Barbara Meredith Patrick Micklem Mary Miles Kevin Miller Clarence Mitchell Martha Mitchell Frances Morris Gary Morris Lucy Morris Susan Morris Larry Morse 100 Lila Morse Theresa Morse Bobby Murphy Phyllis Napier Milton Napier Robbie Oakcrum Elvina Oliver Gary Page Margie Page Albert Paige Patricia Parr John Payne Kay Payne Millard Payne Phillip Payne Charlotte Perry Carl Phillips Sidney Phillips Faye Pillow Steve Pippin Sara Powell John Proffitt Linda Proffitt William Ragland 101 Lena Ramsey Stephen Reznick Patricia Roach David Roberts Diane Roberts Lucille Robertson Leroy Robinson Janet Rose John Rose Lena Rose Mary Rose Perry Ross Rudolf Ross Sandra Sandridge Charles Scott Julian Seaman Joey Sheffield Terri Sheffield Cathrine Shelton Edward Showalter John Simon Carroll Simpson Sandra Small Abraham Smith 102 Deborah Smith Judy Smith Brenda Snead William Snead Sandra Snell Debbie Spears Louise Spencer Charlene Stevens Mary Stevens Rogers Stevens Terry Stevens Dianne Sutton Jane Taylor Phyllis Taylor Willie Taylor Estes Terry Charlotte Thacker David Thomas Shirley Thomas Donald Thompson Diane Tinnell Rebecca Tinnell Calvin Toliver Judy Townsend 103 4 • .A Patsy Townsend Paige Vest Janice Tucker Patsy Vest Rebecca Turner Vickie Vestal Lillie Vaughan Bliss Wade William Vaughan Melvin Ward E.T.V. makes classes more exciting. 104 : William Webb Betty White Cathy White Herbert White Becky Wickliffe David Wilhams Henry Willis John Willis Nellie Willoughby James Wilson Anne Wood Brad Wood James Wood Marsha Wood Mary Wood Diane Woodson Judy Wray Debra Zirkle 105 SOPHOMORES MIKE KIDD HAS SOPHOMORES ON THE MOVE. The class of ‘71 started off with a bang by selling Nelson County High School sweatshirts. The money made from this will be saved for the prom they will give as Juniors. In the second chapter of the four chapter volume of High School, this sophomore class is writing a stimulating story. They are an active and interesting group and hold great promise for their next two years. LIC B U P Sophomore class officers: Secretary, Gordon Purvis; President, Mike Kidd; Reporter, Andy Hickman; Vice-President, Marvin Oakcrum. Bath time for Doug. Studying?! 106 Alex Adams Cathline Allen James Allen Jane Allen Lois Allen Warren Allen Doug Ashley Kenneth Awkward Judy Baker Keith Baker Allen Beasley Mary Beverly Virginia Bolden Roger Bowling Leon Brandt 107 Lillian Brown Margaret Brown Mary Brown Alexander Browning Faye Browning Thomas Bruguiere Clarence Bryant Nancy Bryant Johnnie Campbell Susan Campbell James Carter Joseph Carter Eva Clark John Cobbs Donnie Coffey 108 : Louise Cooke Delores Crawford Billy Critzer Mike Davidson Judy Debnan Earceine Dennis Ralph Dillard Larry Dixson Marsha Drumheller Patrick Dyson Greta Epps John Farley Joyce Ferguson Linda Ferguson Mitch Ferguson 109 Jo Anne Fields Kathy Fields Larry Fitch Sylvia Fitch Mike Fitzgerald Charles Fleming Brenda Floyd Sammy Floyd Ernest Gaines Marilyn Gaines Mary Gaines Martha Gamble Gary Giles Houston Givens Monica Goad 110 Larry Goode Princess Green Carl Grant Donald Graves Virtie Green Mell Greene Harry Gray Dennis Gunter Mary Gray Billy Habel Carlisle Habel Frank Hagar Claudia Hancock John Harper Elizabeth Harris 111 Did Mr. White make John and Jerry work overtime? James Harris Jessie Harris John C. Harris John W. Harris Marilyn Harris Milton Harris Wayne Harris Donnie Harvey Courtney Heath 112 Andy Hickman Wesley Honnoll Larry Hose Gloria Huffman Thomas Huffman Calvin Hughes Kathy Hughes Thea Hughes Dorathea Hutchinson Carl Jacques Patricia Jacques Sue Jenkins 113 Anna Johnson Arlene Johnson Aurthur Johnson Rebecca Johnson Roger John son Wanda Johnson Charlene Jones Linda Jones Jesse Jordan Kenneth Jordon John Kennedy Terry Kennedy Mike Kidd John Kirt Mae Lawhome 114 Patricia LeDoux Peggy Lewis Brenda Litchford Cornelius Lott Larry Loving Robert Loving aamm Roy Loving John McCarthy Wilma McCartney Daphine McFadden Richard Martin Brenda Massie Scott Massie Billy Paul Mays Herbert Mays 115 Joan Miller Debbie Moore Barry Morris Wardell Morse Linda Moyer Norman Murphy John Napier Phil North Marvin Oakerum Joey O’Brien Doris Page Ruth Panned Sandra Panned Wanda Panned Addison Payne 116 Freddie Payne Alice Penn Frederick Phillips Karen Puckett Sharon Puckett Gordon Purvis John Quick Carolyn Radcliffe Barbara Ragland Carl Raines Blaine Ramsey Brenda Ramsey David Ramsey John Revely Margaret Revely 117 Gillis Rodgers Sue Schroeder Bobby Seaman Freddie Seaman Robert Showalter Sandra Shumaker Doug Simpson Billie Slater Teresa Slater Pam Slosson Isaiah Smith Nancy Smith Lynn Snead Michael Snell Patsy Snell 118 John Spears Linda Spencer Betty Sprouse Starlet Stevens Mary Taylor Sheila Taylor Irene Thompson Laverne Thompson Mary Thompson Pamela Thompson Harold Thoms Debbie Thurman Debbie Tomlin Boyd Tucker Laurie Tucker 119 Actline Turner James Vest Jane Ward Margaret Washington Bernard Wells Anita White Juliet White John Whitehead Lisabeth Wilson Alice Witt Doris Wood Forrest Wood Teresa Wood Van Woodard Debby Woody 120 David Wray Gary Zirkle Jerry Zirkle Maria Zirkle My finger is stuck between the keys, Mrs. Shelton. 121 JUNIORS Much of the zeal of the Junior class can be contributed to vivacious Donna Baker. Energeticly, the class sold sub¬ scriptions for the Nelson County Times, held bake sales and sponsored dances. The money obtained from these fund raising drives was saved with one purpose in mind, the junior-senior prom. All the work was well worth it for it was truly one of the loveliest proms yet. Contact-Ignition-Blast-off! Junior Class Officers:(From left to right) Josephine Loving, Secretary; Becky Thompson, Treasurer; Donna Baker, President; Joyce Proffitt, Vice President. 122 Linda Allen Evelyn Adkins Charles Allen Sandra Allen Shirley Anderson What? No butter again! 123 Bradford Awkward Lucy Baber Donna Baker Guy Banks ' Hr f ' v I ( Hazel Barber Bernard Bibb Johnny Bowling Gail Bradley Billy Bragg Linda Branch 124 Val Braxton Wayne Brent Fred Brown Glenda Brown Brenda Browning Gary Browning Debbie Bryant Sara Bryant Brenda Cabbell Becky Campbell 125 Clark Campbell Herbert Campbell Norman Campbell Debbie Carter Gary Carter Mike Chewning 126 Wilton Dolan Faye Drumheller Sue Drumheller Erma Duncan Jacqueline Durrette The Typing I class practices to perfect their skill. 127 Martha Falls Betty Farrar Dalton Ferguson Granville Fields Edith Fitzgerald Joey Fitzgerald Donnie Floyd Brenda Fortune Linda Fortune Michael Fortune 128 Debbie Fox Debbie French Linda Gibson Jacky Giles Curtis Givens Larry Goolsby Elizabeth Greene Becky Gunter Jimmy Gunter Debby Hall Ada Harris 129 Calvin Harris Clara Harris Phil Harris Robert Harris Randy Harvey Sandra Haywood Nancy Henderson Olden Higginbotham Erwin Hill 130 Barbara Hutchinson Gregory Jackson T. G. (tooth picks) Wilkinson leads class in American History. 131 Patricia Jackson Alfred Johnson Freddie Johnson Mercy Johnson wmtiXvi 3Z - Charhe Jones Dennis Kidd Jonathan Lea Kin Lincoln Martha Loving Mary Loving 132 William Loving Linda Lunsford Sharon McClain Mike McMurry Sonja McNabb John Martin Nell Martin Roger Martin Jimmy Mawyer Sandra Mawyer 133 James Miles Debbie Miller Eric Miller Kathy Miller Steve Miller Linwood Mohler Robert Morris Anthony Morse James Mosley Pam Moss Pat Moyer Leon Murphy 134 Thomas Murphy Edith Napier Emma Napier Wade Nowlin Dorothy Nunery Nannie Oakcrum i Stanley Oakcrum Carrie Page Herbert Page Alice Paige Donald Painter Dean Pannell 135 Pat Payne Pam Peverill Dawn Phillips A1Ponton Harry Powell Joyce Proffitt Polly Purvis Virgie Purvis Billy Quinn 136 Kenneth Ragland Henry Roberts Patricia Ragland Audrey Robertson Dorothea Rankins Carol Roberts David Rose Sharon Saunders Teach Whitehead in one of his garrulous moods. 137 Bonnie Seaman Tommy Seaman Carolyn Shelton •v v ) Sandra Small Donnie Snead Judy Staples Ronnie Stevens Gary Stewart Mary Stewart Dorsey Sutton Dale Swartzentruber Barbara Taylor 138 A Nancy Taylor Delores Thomas Keith Thomas Michael Thomas Anthony Thompson Becky Thompson David Towler Ronald Tressler Martha Tyree Rachel Vaughan Mary Walker 139 v t David Ward Vickie Ward Laverne Watson Billy Watts Jane Webb Duane Wells John White 140 Thomas Whitehead John Wood Hazel Wray Audrey Zirkle Mr. Robinson prepares chemistry students for the world of tomorrow. 141 SENIORS Seniors pause for a moment during the Junior-Senior Prom. SENIORS CAPTURE SPIRIT AWARD Under the able leadership of class president Adrienne Wilson, the ’69 Seniors and spirit have been synony¬ mous. This has been proven by the win¬ ning of the first spirit award by the Seniors to be presented at Nelson County High School, and further en- chanced by the winning of the powder- puff by the Senior girls with a score of 13-0. It was obvious last year with the pre¬ sentation of a highly successful Junior- Senior prom, that the Senior class of this year was going to show plenty of drive. Further talent was exhibited in our Senior Variety Show rounding out a hard-working year for the class of ’69. W i m 4ml 1 i W-M jg M ■ill J : Jpj Jr w J Wi The irresistable “Stilts” is once again the center of attention during lunch. 142 io© 009 )8«W oeoO Hey, how about taking that back to the beginning for a re-run? Students discuss “Mock” election held at NCHS. Senior class officers: top row: Jimmy Green (Treasurer) Bottom row: Elaine Nunery (Secretary) Adrienne Wilson (President) Charlie Barber (Vice-President) Tiny Tim! 143 Ronald Adkins Frances Ann Aistrop Alice Maria Alexander Alice Elizabeth Allen Eugene Edward Ashley Charlie Wayne Barber Patricia Arlene Barber 144 Joyce Ann Bell Frank Beverly Jr. Jake Steven Bibb Charles Franklin Bradley Eddie Hamption Brown Janet Louise Brown Mary Jane Brown 145 Michael Wayne Bryant Wanda Kay Bryant Bland Edward Campbell Harold Thomas Campbell Jr. Vickie Lynn Campbell Carolyn Ann Carter 146 Sandra Kay Carter John Saunders Clarkson Michael Wayne Cook Margaret Jane Cox Donald Anthony Crawford Aubrey Daniel Critzer II Martin Byrd Duncan Jr. 147 Martha Jane Ellis Edward Lynn Embrey John Malcolm Falls Constance Ann Fields Grafton Glenn Fields Jr. Emmitt Lewis Fitch Andrew Lee Fitzgerald Jr. 148 Robert Russell Fitzgerald Sharon Rae Fitzgerald 149 Alberta Belle Gray Leola Elizabeth Gray Calvin Earnest Green Jimmie Sterling Greene Donnie Lee Grinnan Pettis Elizabeth Groton Thomas Fitzpatrick Habel Jr. 150 Carl Randall Harlow Catherine Virginia Harris Deborah Kay Harris Edward Ronald Harris James Donald Harris Wisteria Joan Harris Janet Carletta Harvey 151 Rebecca Gwendolyn Harvey Jacqueline Haywood William Scott Heath James Franklin Henderson Gloria Carrodine Higginbotham Michael Glenn Housman Betty Page Hughes 152 Elvelyne Patricia Irving Rufus Arthur Irving Miranda Lea Johnson Sara Mae J ordan Darlene Elaine Keith Tesi Grace Kilmartin Glenn Stephen Johnson 153 Joan Catherine Lambert David Vernon Lewis Bernice Lee Loving Leonard Roosevelt Loving Blair Mason McCarthy Catherine Sue McClain 154 Deborah Kaye McMurry Rebecca Kame McNabb Ester Ardine Megginson Claude Douglas Mickens Jerry Wayne Martin Ruth Madeline Martin Carolyn Marie Massie 155 Patricia Caldwell Miller Stephen Edward Miller Margaret Ann Mitchell Lottie Mae Morris Abigail Morse 156 Sharon Pearleen Morse Ronnie Lee Moyer Lloyd Henry Murphy Linnell Nappier Valdrie Elaine Nunery Betty Louise 0‘Brien Alice Juanita Paige 157 Charles Henry Paige Madalyn Louise Parrish 158 Johanna Gordon Raines Gloria Jean Ramsey Howard Clayton Randolph Roberta Virginia Randolph Dennis Ray Roberts Ralph Allen Pippin Betty Dale Ragland 159 James Austin Roberts Marjorie Frances Rodgers Larry Scott William Welford Seay Judith Marie Shelton Julia Ann Simpson James Keith Spencer 160 ; Mary Ann Spencer Carral Ray Thomas Maude Slinda Thompson Robert Eugene Tinnell Betty Ann Toliver Carroll Nelson Turner Eddie Nathaniel Vanison 161 162 Patricia Lynn Whitehead William Richardson Whitehead 163 Jack Lee Wood William Clarence Wood William Fred Wood, Jr. Loretta Mae Woodard Wayne Lincoln Wright Mr. Baker and his girls. 165 ADVERTISEMENTS ‘For All the News—When It is News” THE NEWS-VIRGINIAN Telephone 942-8213 Waynesboro, Virginia VIRGINIA FARM BUREAU MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY John C. Parr, Ins. Advisor Phone 263-5211 Lovingston, Va. Compliments of W. T. HARVEY SONS “Fruit Growers” Lovingston, Va. WEBB-WHITAKER CO., INC. 909 Main Street Lynchburg, Va. 24504 Phone 847-7181 Compliments of M. Q. Campbell s Grocery Laundrette Nellysford, Va. 263-4740 Compliments of tke THE HEATHER SHOP “fashions finest ” George F. Hilbish General Merchandise Groceries-Produce-Flour-Feed-Appliances 277-5269 Piney River, Va. 168 CHUCK KRAFT’S SPORT SHOP Complete Line of Sporting Goods Compliments of BROCHMAN CHEV-INC. Amherst, Va. DODD BROS. FARM Supply, Inc. Purina Chows Dial 845-3142 Madison Heights, Va. R. V. SMALL Groceries Nelly’s Ford 263-8305 M.C. Floyd Sons Sells and Service General Appliances-Plumbing-Wiring-Septic I anks-Water Systems Phone 263-5000 Lovingston, Va. 169 ARROW RENT-ALLS 1929 Arlington Boulevard - Charlottesville GILMORE HAMM SNYDER INCORPORATED Furniture for the Home and Office Charlottesville, Virginia Compliments of MERLE NORMAN CO. Waynesboro, Va. Stratton ' s Direct Mill Outlet Main Street - Lynchburg, Va. LAWRENCE’S VET VAN OF VIRGINIA, INC. Beauty Barber Shop Allied Van Line, Inc. Open Tues. thru Sat. 8:00 A.M. - 6:00 P. M. Arl. Va. 671-4800 Route 151 - Piney River Rep. Walter M. Johnson “Since 1881” S. H. FRANKLIN Outfitters to Gentlemen 1 70 HOLIDAY INN IS THE PLACE TO STOP WHEN TRAVELING REG. U. S. PAT. OFF. Compliments of SHEARD’S BEAUTY SHOP “Always a Pleasure to Serve You” BENJAMIN FRANKLIN 513 Main Street DEPT. STORE Paramount Building Lynchburg, Va. Amherst, Virginia 845-7266 RIVERSIDE PIZZA SHOP 189 East Broad St. Waynesboro, Virginia ELGIN H. CLARKSON Compliments of Lovingston, Va. Agent SOUTHERN DEPT. STORE Phone: 263-5111 Res: 263-2242 Waynesboro, Va. KASTAN’S Watches-Diamonds Jewelry NATIONWIDE INSURANCE 817 Main - Lynchburg FREED CO., INC. Your G. E. and Goodyear Dealer Waynesboro, Virginia East Main St. Phone 2-8323 E. W. Barger Company “Dependable Insurance for Over 50 Years” YOUR Kndependent Insurance K ' AGENT •SHVfS YOU FIRST " L. B. B. Building Waynesboro, Va. Dial WH 2-4131 Compliments of COCKY RODGERS, INCORPORATED CLARKSON’S MARKET Fresh Meat Groceries-Frozen Food Colleen, Virginia Phone 263-5251 Compliments of PAYNE’S GARAGE Piney River, Va. WAYNESBORO RETAIL JEWELERS Rhames Jewelers Mustain Jewelers The Jewel Box Hodges Jewelers 172 t: Compliments of NEWBERRY Waynesboro, Virginia Compliments of THE MAN’S SHOP 510 Main Street Waynesboro, Virginia First Colony Telephone Corporation COLLEEN ESSO SERVICE CENTER (c! Motbu f Colleen, Virginia Amherst, Virginia PINEY RIVER FLORIST Nights Sundays Phone 277-5239 Holidays Mes. M. J. Parr, Manager CR7-5277 Band Instruments and Accessories Flowers For All Occasions Lynchburg, Virginia Guitars Drums BURCH OGDEN SCHRADER, INC. Amherst, Virginia 24521 Furniture, Radio, T. V. and Appliances Sales and Service 173 xS ' lh ?)7tup J Ay yf -j! Z6u -y ZtQ y - -t£ytr „. Jiu Wishing Won t Make It Happen . . ae) FIDELITY NATIONAL BANK Member F.D.I.C. Amherst Motors Amherst, Virginia 29 Years Sales and Services Amherst Ford Dealer Phone 946-2781 KENNY’S Waynesboro, Virginia WAILES STOP-IN SHOP Sportswear Shoes for the Family Phone 946-5344 Amherst, Virginia 174 TOWN COUNTRY Madison Heights, Va. REAMS FURNITURE COMPANY, INC. Downtown 924 Main Street Wayside 6006 Fort Avenue Lynchburg, Virginia 24505 The Young Men ' s Shop Quality Men’s Wear McBRIDE-DAVIS, Charlottesville, Virginia REALTORS Route 29 North, Madison Heights, Va. P. 0. Box 294 AUCTIONEERS-FARMS Shop For All Your needs Park Free Shop with Ease 175 THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF NELSON COUNTY Lovingston, Virginia All Commercial Banking Services Resources Over $5,500,000.00 57 Years of Continuous Service “The Bank for the People of Nelson County” Member Of The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation ARNOLD’S 327 West Main Street Waynesboro, Virginia Distinctive Women’s Apparel AMERICAN IMPORT CAR SERVICE Waynesboro, Virginia SHEFFIELD FUNERAL HOME Phone C03-3161 Lovingston, Va. Ambulance Service 176 Congratulations and Best Wishes to the Class of 1969 THE MONTICELLO DAIRY Enjoy Leisure Shopping at your friendly In Charlottesville Its THE SHOECENTER 313 E. Main Downtown In Lynchburg Its WHITE’S SHOECENTER 11 01 Main For Downtown “Miss PAPPAGALLO” LADY BOSTONIANS Shoes Department Stores Two Stores in Each City near you Charlottesville Lynchburg Waynesboro Compliments of HOWARD JOHNSON Skyline Drive Route 250 Waynesboro, Virginia MILLER CHEMICAL FERTILIZER CORP Massies Mill, Va. Serving Fruit growers of Nelson County and surrounding areas. Carl F. Raines, Manager 177 Compliments of SAUNDER’S FORD, INC. Colleen, Virginia Compliments of Schwel Furniture Company 1025-1029 Main Street Lynchburg, Virginia Stop Shop at SHADY’S PLACE Lovingston, Virginia F. W. WOOLWORTH COMPANY LANE’S TAILORING SHOP Barracks Road Shopping Center Telephone 293-8505 Charlottesville, Virginia Formal Wear - Rental PINEY RIVER FUNERAL HOME “A Service that is Distinctive but not Expensive.” Air Conditioning 24-hour Ambulance Service Call 277-5244 Day or Night THOMAS B. MOORE EDWIN M. 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