Nelson County High School - Governor Yearbook (Lovingston, VA)
- Class of 1970
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’iv ' l ' .t; - , , yi H ' Uu l‘ THE GOVERNOR NELSON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL LOVINGSTON, VIRGINIA EDITORS: SANDRA MAWYER DONALD HARVEY SPONSOR: MRS. SUZANNE REID TABLE OF CONTENTS PEOPLE . . . page 8 STUDENT LIFE . . . page 98 ACTIVITIES . . . page 122 IN MEMORIUM Remember Remember me when I am gone away, Gone far away into the silent land; When you can no more hold me by the hand, Nor I half turn to go yet turning stay. Remember me when no more, day by day, You tell me of our future that you planned: Only remember me; you understand It will be late to counsel then or pray. Yet if you should forget me for a while And afterwards remember, do not grieve; For it the darkness and corruption leave A vestige of the thoughts that once I had, Better by far you should forget and smile Then that you should remember and be sad. —Christina G. Rossetti. AUGUST 19-20, 1969 Others will come. We’ve had our chance, Now it’s their’s. 4 5 6 Some have already traveled that road; Others see it in their future. But, do we truly realize what it means? This is the real beginning of our lives; Now we can be ourselves. Independence. . . Freedom . . . New Explorations. . . Time continues to pass. . . 7 Henry D. Conner, Superintendent of Schools, Nelson County. Mr. Conner’s staff is always near and eager to lend aid. 10 Mr. L.P. Colley, Principal Mr. C.M. Price, Assistant Principal 11 GUIDANCE Mrs. Lillian Coleman Mr. DeForrest Ingersoll Mrs. Catherine Whitehead ADMINISTRATIVE AIDS Mrs. Barbara Quick Mrs. Dorothy White 7 8 9 10 14 15 e 17 ’21 22 23 24 28 29 30 31 a i saU ' ® 8 ’ „. „ owwtfo y mt ° A0,| CWUU»f K fOOO HElf MKXSSAMS . ° ' ,M K? SOU) Of IXCHANOIO Mr. Hart and Mr. and Mrs. Foster are caught in a rare coffee break. Mildred and Preston Foster CUSTODIANS Mr. Lewey Hart 14 KITCHEN AIDS Mrs. Catherine Hale Mrs. Lois White Mrs. Grace Mawyer Mrs. Nancy Parr VOCATIONAL Mr. Harris Puckett Mr. Warren Hankins 16 Miss Courtney Goode SPECIAL EDUCATION 17 FINE ARTS MUSIC Mr. Vernon Lewis 19 ENGLISH Mrs. Pat Hull Mrs. Suzanne Reid Mr. Herbert Cummins 20 23 Mrs. Caroline Tucker Mrs. Marion Bragg FOREIGN LANGUAGE Mr. Larry Baker 22 BUSINESS Mrs. Clara Shelton Mrs. Catherine Lincoln Mrs. Mary Roberts Mrs. Pauline Harvey SOCIAL STUDIES diss Antoinette Verduce SCIENCE Mr. Gary Bugg Mr. Jack Sellers 26 Mr. John White Mr. William Moxley Miss Lucy Massie and Mr. William Moxley MATH Mr. William Dickinson 28 Mr. Henry Dawson fc 5 Y Miss Elizabeth Cawenburg PHYSICAL EDUCATION Miss Judith Lavinder Mr. Eddie Witt Mr. Sherman League Mrs. Patricia Dillard SENIORS Class Officers-Donna Baker, President; Virgie Purvis, Vice-President; Pat Payne, Secretary; Faye Duncan, Reporter Symbols of Success ... Are you sure the boys will be here? As we, the Seniors, look back on our years at Nelson, there are many memorable occasions—from our “first day” at NCHS to our Prom, class rings and finally the don¬ ning of the traditional robes for graduation. But our real challenge is yet to come when we must put our recently gained knowledge and exper¬ ience to use. We now realize that we have already lit the fire which must burn throughout our lives. Talking about the big moment . . . Graduation . . . What a day! 33 Evelyn Lorraine Adkins Charles Henry Allen Leroy Allen Linda Ann Allen Sandra Paige Allen Shirley Mae Anderson “Do Your Own Thing” 34 at Donna Aramenta Baker Judy Marie Baker Guy Otto Banks Hazel Charlene Barber Bernard Lee Bibb John Alvin Bowling Olive Gail Bardley William Clarence Bragg Linda Catherine Branch 35 Val Sylvester Braxton Gary Wayne Brent Fred Edward Brown Glenda Marie Brown Brenda Lee Browning Gary Grey Browning Deborah Gale Bryant Sarah Catherine Bryant Brenda Roberta Cabbell 36 Herbert Wayne Campbell Norman Levell Campbell Rebecca Jean Campbell Micheal Dean Conner Deborah Kay Carter Gary Clayton Carter Carolyn Gertrude Clayborne James and Ronnie size up the job. Douglas Wayne Cox Shirley Pannell Cox Charles Edward Craig Penelope Mishelle Crawford Billy Stephen Critzer Wilton Slaughter Dolan Debra Sue Drumheller Erma Sue Duncan Faye Drumheller Duncan Jacqueline Elizabeth Durette Martha Ann Falls Betty Garnell Farrar Dalton Fyndane Ferguson Granville Quentin Fields Edith Marie Fitzgerald Most Dependable-Joyce Proffitt and Ronnie Stevens 39 Deborah Ann Fox Linda Faye Gibson Most School Spirited-Wayne Brent and Debbie Carter 40 Charles Jackson Giles Curtis O’Neil Givens James Oscar Gunter Calvin Coolidge Harris Clara J ane Harris Robert Austin Harris Laurie Wayne Harris William Randall Harvey Sandra Rebecca Haywood Nancy Lee Henderson Olden Laverne Higginbotham Joyce Ann Horsley Chlore Paulette Hudson Roy Lee Hudson Rebecca Ann Huffman 42 Barbara Jean Hutchinson Dorothy Caroline Irving Gregory Neal Jackson Patricia Ann Jackson Alfred Mitchell Johnson Freddie Mitchell Johnson Our greatest work comes from the corner. Mercy Dean Johnson Charlie Lee Jones Dennis Alfred Kidd Francis Kincaid Lincoln Martha Josephine Loving Personality Plus—Rob Morris and Sandra Haywood Cutest-Sandra Mawyer and Randy Harvey 44 Larry William Loving Mary Sharon McClain Sonja Dianne McNabb Helen Fenwick Martin Roger Emmett Martin James Edward Mawyer Sandra Gaile Mawyer Michael Garrett McMurry James Lester Miles 45 Cynthia Catherine Miller Deborah June Miller Eric Wayne Miller Lenwood Anthony Mohler Robert Baron Morris Carrington Anthony Morse James Lewis Mosley Pamela Sue Moss I don’t think they will miss us but they may need the ball. 46 Edith Mae Napier Emma Arlene Napier Wade Callender Nowlin Sports Favorites-Donna Baker and David Ward Dorothy Mildred Nunery Nannie Mae Oakcrum Stanely Lee Oakcrum Carrie Signora Page Herbert Andrew Page And what was that remark? Donald Wayne Painter Lester Dean Panned Patsy Lyle Payne 48 Dawn Marie Phillips Herbert Alfred Ponton Jr. Harry Courtney Powell Joyce Ann Proffit Linda Lunsford Pugh Pauline Toni Purvis Frank Wayne Purvis Virgie Lee Purvis And you think you’ve got problems! William Francis Quinn Patricia Wallace Ragland Carol Charlene Roberts Charles Henry Roberts Mary Walker Rodgers David Bernard Rose Sharon Elaine Saunders Bonnie Louise Seaman Thomas Edwin Seaman 50 Nancy Lindale Smith Donnie Lee Snead N. So what does it look like I’m doing? Carolyn Lena Mae Shelton Sandra Faye Schumaker Sandra Gail Small Mary Loving Snead Judy Rose Staples Ronald Horsley Stevens 51 Gary Wayne Stewart Mary Barbara Stewart Timothy Dale Swartzentruber Barbara Ann Taylor Nancy Lue Taylor Sheila Ann Taylor It’s a tense moment for the Seniors as they witness their last home game. 52 Happiness is . . .? Michael Dean Thomas Anthony Mark Thompson Keith Andrew Thomas Rebecca Sue Thompson William Sulvester Thompson Delores Marie Thomas 53 David Ray Towler Ronald Clinton Tressler Roger Lee Turner ml .JjH Martha Ann Tyree Rachel Lee Vaughan David Carroll Ward Edith Jane Webb Harvey Duane Wells John Harvey White Thomas Herbert Whitehead Forrest Everett Wood Jr. Hazel Diane Wray IN MEMORY OF Audrey Lynn Zirkle 55 JUNIORS As the Junior Class looks toward becoming the “Se¬ niors” of N.C.H.S., they rea¬ lize that already they have acquired many memories. This year has been filled with many unforgettable events—college boards, the Prom, and receiving a class ring. No longer naive and in¬ experienced, the Juniors know how to apply their talents and energy to the building of their lives. Junior Class Officers—Mike Davidson, President; Theresa Wood, Vice-President; Thea Hughes, Secretary; Debbie Thurnau, Reporter. Backed into a corner again. The Junior Class says good-bye to Mr. Murray Catch!! Mickey Adams Kathline Allen James Allen Maragert Brown Faye Browning Thomas Bruguiere Clarence Bryant Nancy Bryant J.W. Butler Susan Campbell Mike Chewning Donnie Coffey Louise Cooke Ricky Couch 58 Robby Couch Delores Crawford Mike Davidson Bob Deane Judy Debnam Marsha Drumheller Linda Ferguson Mitchell Ferguson Jo Ann Fields Kathy Fields Larry Fitch Charles Fleming ) 4 Brenda Floyd Sammy Floyd Carol Foster Typical! 60 Earnest Gaines Marlyn Gaines Marty Gamble Larry Goode Carl Grant Donald Graves Mary Gray Mike Gray 61 Callie Greene Elizabeth Greene Mel Greene Jessie Harris John Harris John W. Harris Marilyn Harris Donnie Harvey Courtney Heath Andy Hickman Wesley Honnel Thomas Huffman Cathy Hughes Thea Hughes 63 Corine Irving Jeanette Irving Samuel Jackson Patricia Jacques Sue Ann Jenkins Authur Johnson 64 Mike Kidd Mae Lawhorne Patricia LeDoux Peggy Lewis Larry Loving Roy Loving John MacCarthy Richie Martin Brenda Massie Scott Massie Billy Mays 65 Wilma McCartney Daphine McFadden Joan Miller Debbie Moore Barry Morris Warded Morse Linda Moyer Phillip North Marvin Oakcrum Joey O’Brien Margie Page 66 Sandra Panned Ruth Panned Wanda Panned Addison Payne Pearl Penn F.P. Phillips Karen Puckett Sharon Puckett Gordon Purvis John Quick Carolyn Radcliffe 67 Carl Raines Margaret Revely Gillis Rodgers Sue Schroeder A rare serious moment for Terry. Fred Seaman Doug Simpson Billie Slater Pam Slosson Lynn Snead 68 Patsy Snell John Spears Linda Spencer Starlet Stevens Terry Stevens Mary Taylor Laverne Thompson 69 Debbie Thurnau Debbie Tomlin Boyd Tucker Lowrie Tucker Jimmy Vest Margaret Washington Anita White Julie White John Whitehead 70 Teresa Wood Van Woodard Debbie Woody f Iff , David Wray Jerry Zirkle IN MEMORY OF KSm Gary (Giggy) Stewart Zirkle Gloria Marie Huffman SOPHOMORES The Sophomore Class has reached the half-way point in their high school career. They have now realized that life is a serious business and it is important that they make their “mark” with their knowledge from the past and the hopes of the future. They are ready to kindle their minds and to prepare themselves for two more rewarding years at N.C.H.S. “Sock it to’em, Baby.” Sophomore Class Officers: Diane Woodson, President; Bobbie Murphy, Sec. Treas.; Lila Morse, Reporter; Diane Epps, Vice President. 72 The Sophomores are represented in the line of cheerleaders. Roberta Adams Janet Addison Barbara Allen Eleanor Allen Warren Allen Deborah Ashley Douglas Ashley Keith Baker David Barber Sylvia Barnett Harold Bell Michael Bell Charles Bowling Jean Bragg Barbara Brown Lillian Brown 73 Sallie Brown Alexander Browning Janet Bryant Jesse Bryant Patricia Bryant Phyllis Bryant Wilma Bryant Phyllis Burks Deborah Campbell Johnnie Campbell Mary Campbell Patricia Campbell Pattie Campbell James Carter Richard Carter Sandra Carter Tommy Carter Vickie Carter Walter Carter Alfred Cashwell Betty Clark Delois Clark Murrie Clark Willie Clark Betty Cobbs Paula Colley Amy Conner Donna Cooke Alice Craig Janet Critzer Nathan Davis Paige Davis 75 Paul Davis Michael DeHart Earcline Dennis William Dillard Margaret Dotson Julia Dunning Odell Durrette Anita Early Joyce Ellis Diane Epps AngeLine Eubanks Joyce Falls William Ferguson Sylvia Fitch Connie Fitzgerald Joyce Fitzgerald Martha Fitzgerald Mike Fitzgerald Alice Floyd Jacqueline Floyd i , 76 Jane Fortune Patsy Fox Wanda Franklin Debra Gibson David Giles Janice Glass Robert Goad Carole Gordon Gary Graves Harry Gray James Gray Floyd Green There is at least one clown in every sophomore class. 77 Kay Gunter Frank Hagar Dennis Hall Jerry Haniill Shirley Hanson Milton Harris Willie Harris Cathy Heflin John Henderson Barbara Hudson Carolyn Huffman Mary Huffman Debbie Hurd Dorothea Hutchinson Irish Irving 78 Susan Jobe Celene Johnson Mary Johnson Sandra Johnson James Jones Peggy Jones Barbara Jordan Floyd Keith 79 Clifton Massie Earl Mawyer Alice Mays Betty Mays George Mays Billy McFadden Patrick Micklem Mary Miles Kelvin Miller Clarence Mitchell Martha Mitchell Frances Morris Gary Morris Fucy Morris 80 Larry Morse Lila Morse Bobby Murphy John Napier Milton Napier Phyllis Napier Robbie Oakcrum Lynne Oliver Doris Page Patricia Parr John Payne Kay Payne Millard Payne Phillip Payne 81 Charlotte Perry Sidney Phillips Faye Pillow Sara Powell John Proffitt Linda Proffitt William Ragland Lena Ramsey Lynn Roach David Roberts Lucille Robertson Leroy Robinson Janet Rose Mary Rose Sandra Sandridge Charles Scott The natural commotion in the halls between classes. 82 Hi Bobby Seaman Julian Seaman Joey. Sheffield Terri Sheffield Catherine Shelton Carroll Simpson Abraham Smith Deborah Smith Judy Smith Brenda Snead Sandra Snell Debbie Spears Louise Spencer Charlene Stevens Mary Stevens Roger Stevens 83 Dianne Sutton Jane Taylor Shirley Thompson Donald Thompson Calvin Toliver Janice Tucker Diane Turner Lillie Vaughan William Vaughan Paige Vest Patsy Vest Vicki Vestal Melvin Ward Carolyn Wells Betty White Cathy White Herbert White Becky Wickliffe David Williams 84 John Willis James Wilson Anne Wood FRESHMEN The Freshmen overcame their fears as to what “high school” would be like, and it was not long before they acquired a unique role in the life of N.C.H.S. They soon found themselves thrust into a world of confusion, joy and agony. These students gather knowl¬ edge as they begin to build that “fire of understanding” which will always prevail. Such diligent studying! Freshman Class Officers: Tommy Harvey, President; Yvonne Miller, Vice-President; Phyllis Harris, Treasurer, Darlene Marahsll, Secretary. David Addison William Addison Harry Aldridge Frances Allen Timothy Anderson Janet Awkward Andrew Baker Vernon Baker Carlton Ballowe Stanley Banks Theresa Banks David Beverly Linda Bradley Lewis Bragg Donna Branch Robert Brooke Ginger Browning Carol Briggs James Bryant Steve Bryant Mike Bulluck 87 Patricia Butler Michael Byers Becky Campbell Bruce Campbell Daniel Campbell Iris Campbell Janet Campbell Joe Campbell Johnny Campbell Kathy Campbell Patrick Campbell Paul Campbell Vicky Campbell Wanda Campbell Angela Carter Paul Carter Richard Caul Jackie Clark Mary Clark Patricia Clark We all know Saturday morning classes are rough, but these guys had better wake up. 88 David Clarkson Jeanie Coffey Gregory Colley Dowman Couch Annabelle Cousins Deborah Cox Warren Crady Jerry Craig Roger Craig Barry Crickenberger Dinah Critzer Joey Davis William Dawson Alfred Dotson David Duncan Robin Duncan Brenda Durrett Barbara Eubanks 89 Woody Farrar Danny Ferguson Gwen Ferguson Leona Ferguson Deborah Fields Barbara Fitzgerald David Fitzgerald Sheila Fitzgerald Toby Fitzgerald Sharon Fleming Dennis Fortune Lewis Franklin Rosa Frazier Dorange Gaines Leslie Givens Linda Givens Kenneth Grant Ray Graves Marshall Gray Raymond Greene 90 Johnnie Grinnan Cynthia Gunter Ricky Hancock Mike Hamill Jerry Hansen Wendy Hansen Christy Harris Judy Harris Massie Harris Phyllis Harris Joyce Harvey Thomas Harvey Susan Helmick Donald Henderson Joyce Henderson Marshall Henderson Emma Hill Jackie Horsley Janice Horsley Ray Horsley 91 Frances Hudson Donald Hughes Joan Hughes Shirlyn Humphreys Gwen Hutchinson Alice Irving Martha Irving Mattie Jacques Eva Johnson Johns Johnson Gary Keith Deborah Kidd James Kidd Kathy Kidd James Kirt Sharon Kirtley Stephen Knight Becky Lawhorne Lucy Lawhorne David Litchford The fun of having a student teacher Ronald Litchford Debra Marks Darlene Marshall Sharon Martin Arnold Massie Donald Mawyer Edith Mawyer Michael McCarthy Cynthia McGann Eric McNabb Shirley Meade Yvonne Miller Wanda Mitchell Chellie Morris Kevin Morris Theodore Mosley Nancy Myers Thomas Napier Thomas Napper Russell North 93 Gary Page Randy Page Billy Parrish Charles Pennington Brenda Phillips Ivetta Phillips Susan Phillips Steve Pippin Debbie Ponton David Proffitt Philip Purvis Patricia Radcliffe Roger Ramsey Joseph Randolph Larry Saunders Samuel Saunders Gus Schroeder Pamela Scott Barbara Seaman Larry Shackelford S0 ' ' r Lunch ... a time to exchange a morn ing’s gossip. 94 Karen Sheffield Thomas Shelton Jimmy Simpson James Slaughter Nancy Slosson Hazel Smith Joyce Smith Pamela Smith William Smith Carolyn Spencer Barbara Sprouse Charles Stevens Annette Stevens Michael Stevens Theresa Stevens Annie Stratton Patricia Stratton Norman Taylor Richard Terry Bobby Thompson 95 David Thompson Gregory Thompson Tony Thompson Melvin Thompson Dianne Tinned William Toliver Judy Townsend Patsy Townsend Gruffy Tucker Ronald Tucker David Turner Denise Turner Diane Turner Alice Tyree David Tyree Hester Tyree Roger Tyree Margaret Vernon Laura Vest Carl Via 96 Vanessa Wells Barbara Whitehead Raymond Williams Teresa Willis Helen Willoughby Donald Wilson Lynne Wimbish Katie Witt IN MEMORY OF 97 ■ims ■ r - s ■ §M ' - ' 9 f M M ......... .k!-’ ; % E m ■ " ■ at , v ' 99 Students arrive at school and prepare for another day of hard work. Study hall in the cafeteria has always been a challenge. mm Lab provides a break in the monotony of Chemistry lectures. Yes, the class rooms are crowded, but the more, the merrier! For many, the class periods get longer every day. Some students do use their study hall construc¬ tively. 101 ! He may be outnumbered, but he sure doesn’t look disappointed M -dht i I wHs , , -y f jfrs Igvl BL i 102 GENERAL Well, its back to class. Really, I haven’t been late but three times today! Bailiff, please bring forth the next case! 103 The problems of having to plan for college This is the price of chewing gum Victory? Just think, three more years of this. . . 1 and a 2,and a 3 . . . 105 The boys relax after Phys. Ed. class. Should we make ’em run a few more laps? Hockey is a new sport enjoyed by the students. ' a . 106 Seniors plan for their last chance at college boards. That unforgettable evening. Practice, Practice, Practice . . . 107 S SSSSs 8B After history class, Mr. Murray passes the jug Mrs. Dillard gets in shape This is even more fun than finger painting Well, it worked out last night when I did it!!! Will that final bell ever ring? Farewell! And so it ends . 109 It is never too cold for us to back the Governors. Smiles were frequent during the Governor football season. The cheerleaders look as though they are a bit off the ground. The camera catches Patsy quite off guard. Homecoming was cold and the bonfire was put out all too soon. Cheerleaders arouse spirit at the homecoming bonfire. Ill . . _ ■ ‘ 1 jBnfnfh Ui, . ' ; :: ■Mg ME? y : gFmfejK f EGk rJoln Tommy Harvey is out to get his man. “Doctor” League in action. 112 ' Meanwhile, the game goes on . . . !We all know how cold it was, but is Thea really frozen? 114 The Hard Tymes’ ‘Route 714’ They dance to the beat of the “Hard Tymes”. Hum-m-m, mighty interesting . . . Some teachers think their problems out . . . . . . and others become violent. m m I 116 " S.i MIP " 1 . Be ■Pi || ■ Unforgettable moments for Pam and Mike. 3§ w I n m sp Si P? i ■ W m $mm m m : 117 David Ward-Homecoming King and Debbie Carter—Queen are presented to Jackie and Curtis during the half-time show at UVA. 118 Nelson County High School Band performs at U.V.A. before a football game. Thea and Martha proudly hold the banner for the Nelson County Band. 119 The fireman helps to extinguish the bonfire at Homecoming. Students aren’t the only ones who wait until the last minute. 120 ■HBBKli TOP TEN SENIORS Linda Catherine Branch Sarah Catherine Bryant Martha Ann Falls Donald Wayne Floyd Carolyn Gertrude Clayborne Flelen Fenwick Martin Faye Drunrheller Duncan Harry Courtney Powell Ronald Horsley Stevens Ethel Jane Webb 121 : : -x Ei ' ISM Debbie Tomlin, Debbie Thurnau and Brenda Massie admire the The Honor Society students go upward. National Honor Society Emblem. The Honor Society posts the addresses of graduates in the armed forces. The Honor Society is an organization consisting of students with high standards in leadership, character, ser¬ vice, and scholarship. These students serve the school in many ways. Projects in¬ clude tutoring, keeping the school scrapbook, awarding a scholarship to a deserving senior, and providing assist¬ ance for the faculty. 124 FORENSICS The Forensics Club offers interested students a chance to participate in forensic activities. These students participate in Prose and Poetry reading, and Public Speaking. They are also given the oppor- tunity to represent N.C.H.S. in district and state competition. Mr. Dawson looks on while students practice for a debate. The Debate Club consists of students who are interested in the methods of debate. These students are learning the necessary techniques to be an effective debater and to research the topic as thoroughly as possible. DEBATE CLUB 125 j i f i ' ' I | The 1969-70 Nelson County Dramatics Club The Drama Club consists of stu¬ dents with a genuine interest in theatre and drama. These students have willingness to work and are constantly learning stage techniques and the art of performing. DRAMATICS CLUB Members of the Drama Club rehearse a skit. 126 t seems to be a dramatic moment for Keith and Debbie. Donnie and Pattie take part in one of the more light-hearted scenes. The Literary Club is made up of those students who wish to learn the echniques of editing and publishing a school magazine. It is sponsored y Mr. Gary Bugg and Mrs. Pat Hull. LITERARY CLUB 127 STUDENT COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATION SCA Officers-Ronnie Stevens, President; Greta Epps, Vice-President; Jean Bragg, Secretary-Treasurer; Donna Baker, Parlimentarian; Pam Moss, Reporter. 128 .onnie answers questions during a meeting of the SCA. The Student Cooperative Association is an organi¬ zation consisting of all the students at N.C.H.S. The representatives are elected in homerooms and attend all meetings. For the year 1969-70 Ronnie Stevens presided as president and attempted to gear all projects and activities toward more student involve¬ ment. he SCA is responsible for the traditional Christmas tree in the main lobby. 129 FRENCH CLUB The newly formed French Club is made up of students currently enrolled in a French class. They explore the customs of France in a manner that is not available in the classroom. FUTURE TEACHERS OF AMERICA The Future Teachers of America, spon¬ sored by Miss Sandra White, is an organi¬ zation for students interested in exploring the world of teaching. These students are called upon to substitute for members of our faculty from time to time during the year. It provides an opportunity for it’s members to deal with students in the role of teacher. Officers of the F.T.A. are: Pam Peverill, President; Virgie Purvis, Vice- President; Sandra Mawyer, Reporter; and Debbie Tomlin, Secretary- Treasurer. 130 FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA Members of the F.F.A. including officers—Barry Morris, President; Mike Davidson, Vice-President; David Lunsford, Secretary; Richie Martin, Reporter; John Kirt, Treasurer. The Future Farmers of America is an organization con¬ sisting of those young men who would like to further their knowledge of the agricultural world. The members of the Library Club, aided by Mrs. Sullivan, help to promote further interest in the library. Students are given experience in performing the various duties connected with the library. LIBRARY CLUB 131 1 f Editor-Sandra Mawyer The Governor Staff, in an attempt to present to the students an account of the year’s activities, have struggled to meet deadlines. Despite a delay in beginning work on the annual, and constant worry¬ ing over ways to cut the price, we, the staff, feel that this is a thorough account of “your” year. ANNUAL STAFF Linda and Sharon are caught during a hectic day of picture taking. 132 Layout editors-Sharon McClain, Pam Peverill, and Martha Tyree. Business editors-Virgie Purvis, Glenda Brown, and Erma Sue Duncan. 133 The Traveling Annual Staff Copy editors—Linda Branch and Pat Payne. Yearbook Advisor-Mrs. Suzanne Reid. FUTURE NURSES OF AMERICA The Future Nurses of America consists of young women who wish to further their interests in nursing and medicine. These girls know they must work hard to obtain their goal and to serve those in need. CAMERA CLUB The Camera Club is an organization de¬ signed to create interest in photography. These students learn the pro¬ cesses by which pic¬ tures are taken and developed. 135 FUTURE HOMEMAKERS OF AMERICA The Future Flomemakers of America is an organization composed of girls studying home economics in high school. These girls participate in experiences which deal with home and community living. The Future Business Leaders of America is the or¬ ganization for students cur¬ rently enrolled in business sub¬ jects. The members of this club are encouraged to lead and par¬ ticipate in group discussions, preside at meetings, and parti¬ cipate in worthy undertakings for the improvement of the school and community. FUTURE BUSINESS LEADERS OF AMERICA 136 CHORAL Sonja McNabb accompanies the Chorus. Mrs. Truesdale directs the Chorus in preparation for the Christmas Concert. 137 Band officers gather to listen to their tapes of the Festival. Donnie Floyd, President; Terry Kennedy, Vice-President; Erma Sue Harris, Secretary; Sharon McClain, Treasurer; Peggy Lewis, Librarian; Addison Payne, Equipment Manager; Debbie Carter, Reporter. The band traveled in style on their trip to Richmond. 138 re - »• ■ « -w® Nelson County High School Band. Majorettes-Starlet Stevens and Anita White. 139 The band takes time out. 140 The Governor Band comes on strong at a Pre-game show at U. Va. Mrs. Delores Truesdale Choral Director 141 FOOTBALL TEAM The Nelson County Governors. Although the Governors did not have a smashing season in ’69-’70, they had a good season and played in many action filled games ending with a record of 7-3. Nelson Tri Captains: David Ward, Ronnie Stevens, and Mel Greene. 144 COMPILES 7-3 RECORD Governor Offense: 1st Row-Kin Lincoln, Billy Habel, C.T. Bryant, Randy Harvey, Billy Watts, Mike Davidson, Gordon Purvis. 2nd Row-David Ward, Mitch Ferguson, Tommy Harvey, Ronnie Stevens. Governor Defense: Left to Right: Charles Gains, Rudolph Ross, Anthony Morse, Perry Ross, William Vaughn, Phil Payne, Mike Davidson, Richard Martin, Mel Greene, and A.D. Massie. Mitch Ferguson cuts through the middle. Stevens rounds the corner for a touchdown. 146 Coming on strong for the game ahead. Practice makes perfect! Ward blocks while Stevens gets good yardage. Ward goes out on a pass pattern. w ,jr PSP m ■ •-, ».® «gf—» ' vSS v’j ®: 147 Debbie Campbell-Sophomore Thea Hughes-Junior Sandra Haywood-Senior The N.C.H.S. Cheerleaders are responsible for arousing enthusiasm and support for the team. They create interest through the pep rallies, posters, and smiles. They support their team. 143 Debbie Moore-Junior Pattie Campbell-Sophomore Patsy Parr-Sophomore Barbara Jordon-Sophomore JUNIOR VARSITY CHEERLEADERS Debbie Gibson, Gwen Ferguson, Celene Johnson-Captain, Barbara Whitehead, Joyce Harvey 150 GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM 1969-70 Girl’s Basketball Team Due to the loss of many Seniors the Governornettes had a very hard and trying season. Jean Bragg and Diane Epps were high scorers this year. The Governornettes are looking forward to a winning season next year with the return of Diane Epps, Jean Bragg, and Paula Colley. Captains-Diane Epps, Becky Gunter 151 Miss Lavinder gives last minute pointers. Last minute practice is always good for the team. EXCITING MOMENTS OF THE GIRLS BASKETBALL GAME 152 VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAM 1969-70 Varsity Basketball Team The Nelson County High School Governors got off to a slow start but as time went on their ability for basketball began to show great progress. Their first three games proved to be very discouraging but the Governors came back strong with their victory over Appomattox 75-71. With the return of John Spears, Ronnie Tucker, Scott Massie, Gordon Purvis, Harry Gray and Charles Bowling the ’71 Basketball Team should have great victories! Well, Coach, you can’t win them all. 153 Up, Up and Away! I JUNIOR VARSITY BASKETBALL 1st row: Manager, D. Grinnan, Morse, Parrish, Saunders, J. Grinnan. 2nd row: Coach Truesdale, Goad, Payne, Tucker, Proffitt, Napier, Massie. BASEBALL Baseball Returning Lettermen. 1st row: Ferguson, Brandt, Massie. 2nd row: Ferguson, Watts, Coach West, Morse, Goad 155 BASEBALL The 1970 Baseball Team Pitchers-Brandt, Watts, Purvis, and Bowling. 156 Infielders-Ferguson, Morse, Watts, Massie, and Goad Outfielders-Giles, Purvis, Habel, and Campbell 157 1 i i A j r " i i, r i f y m Q o m l ' £l g ifiLi jjfcMB vtil 18F 1969-70 Outdoor Track Team. The track team has done a fine job each year by winning the district trophy and performing high in the state track meet. Coached by Steve Davis, Gary Bugg, Eddie Witt, and Curtis Truesdale the track team will continue to do a great job. OUTDOOR TRACK 1969-70 Coached by Truesdale, Mike Davidson is head of weight depart¬ ment. 158 ■K Jumpers-Morse, Harvey, Mosley, Lincoln, Ward, Tressler and Coach Bugg. Hurdlers-Coach Davis, Lincoln, Stevens, and Ward. 159 GIRLS’ TRACK 1969-70 Girls Track Team Diane Woodson puts the shot. Diane practices with skill. Elizabeth Harris shows her great running ability. CROSS COUNTRY ' ipi|2f mi t - k Mb 1 i c ' » ; . vm mtf Wi P 1969-70 Cross-Country Team 2nd in State Cross-Country Meet 161 CROSS COUNTRY TAKES SECOND PLACE IN STATE MEET 1969-70 District Cross Country Track Team Champions. SOFTBALL Girls Softball Team coached by Miss Judy Lavinder. 162 Authur Johnson kicks to a 4:30 in mile. 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BAUGHER CHEVROLET, INC. Cars and Trucks Select Your New and Used Cars in Waynesboro, Va. Compliments of Lovingston Esso Service Julian L. Stevens, Operator Compliments of KILMARTIN’S PHARMACY Lovingston, Virginia Compliments of Amherst Pharmacy Amherst, Va. Charlottesville, Virginia Come to Finks for the Diamonds of Her Dreams Bulova-Omega-Tissott Accutron and Rolex Watches Expert Watch Jewelry Repairs (Estimates Given Freely) 370 THE MAN’S SHOP Begin banking on a better life now Whether it ' s a separate check¬ ing account for you, a savings account for your vacation earn¬ ings, or an account for your class or club, F M can help you start off right. When you bank on a better life at First Merchants, you ' ll find banking services are always easy and convenient to use. at First Merchants 510 Main Street Waynesboro, Virginia ARNOLD’S 327 West Main Street Waynesboro, Virginia Distinctive Women’s Apparel FIRST MERCHANTS NATIONAL BANK Member F.D.I.C. WAYNESBORO RETAIL JEWELERS Rhames Jewelers Mustain Jewelers The Jewelry Box Hodges Jewelers “For All the News—When It is News’’ THE NEWS-VIRGINIAN Telephone 942-8213 Waynesboro, Virginia TRI-COUNTY MOTORS, INC. Ch« " ysler, Plymouth Dodge, Dodge Trucks w LOVINGSTON, VIRGINIA 229-49 263-5127 Compliments of Compliments of Metropolitan Life, Inc. Charlottesville, Va. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN DEPT. STORE Amherst, Virginia Compliments of THE SINGER COMPANY Charlottesville, Va. 172 State Farm Insurance Companies Route 29 North Eastern Regional Office Charlottesville, Va. Compliments of MAYTAG COIN-OP SCHEWEL FURNITURE COMPANY LAUNDRY 1025-1029 Main Street Operator—Mr. Lester Smith Lynchburg, Virginia DODD BROS. FARM Supply, Inc. Purina Chows Dial 845-3142 Madison Heights, Va. Compliments of PONTON’S AMOCO SERVICE Lovingston, Va. Compliments of Holiday Magic Cosmetics Compliments of DORTHY’S BEAUTY SHOPPE Lovingston, Va. 263-4141 Compliments of HODGES JEWELERS Burch-Dgden Schrader Inc. AMHERST, VIRGINIA 24521 Furniture, Radio, T.V. and Appliances Sales and Service W. A. OGDEN, Pres. E. Y. Burch C. J. Schrader Vice Pres. Treas. BOONSBORO BARBER SHOP Phone 384-1308 Haircuts, Razor cuts, Styling If your hair cut isn’t becoming to you you should be coming to us. THE MONTICELLO DAIRY Charlottesville, Va. The Donut Man 1211 West Main Street Charlottesville, Virginia 22903 Phone (703) 296-4316 M.C. Floyd Sons Sells and Service General Appliances-Plumbing Wiring-Septic Tanks-Water Systems Phone 263-5000 Lovingston, Va. 175 1 FERGUSON’S GENERAL MERCHANDISE 277-5855 Roseland, Va. GEORGE F. HILBISH GENERAL MERCHANDISE Groceries-Produce-Feed Appliances 277-5269 Piney River, Va. DALTON’S JEWELERS Keepsake Diamonds Watch-Jewelry-Clock Repairing 711 Main Street Lynchburg, Va. FEDERAL John W. Ferguson, Jr. President Main at Tenth Streets Lynchburg, Va. Savings and Loan Association KASTAN’S Watches-Diamonds-Jewelry 817 Main Street Lynchburg, Va. 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. MOORE Call Collect - No toll charge Piney River, Virginia Dignity Experience Dependability -» AARROW RENT-ALLS 1929 Arlington Blvd. 293-9177 Charlottesville, Va. E.D. RUFFNER Electrical Work Of All Kinds Cal! Day or Night Orange 672-1040 S.H. FRANKLIN COMPANY Outfitters to Gentlemen Since 1881 Lynchburg, Va. SHANER’S TELEVISION Sales Service Madison Heights, Va. LAWRENCE’S Beauty Barber Shop Open Tues. thru Sat. 8:00 A.M. — 6:00 P.M. Route 151-Piney River, Va. Compliments of PAYNE’S GARAGE Piney River, Va. 176 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 Begin banking on a better life now Whether it ' s a separate check¬ ing account for you, a savings account for your vacation earn¬ ings, or an account for your class or club, F M can help you start off right. When you bank on a better life at First Merchants, you ' ll find banking services are always easy and convenient to use. at First Merchants FIRST MERCHANTS NATIONAL BANK Member F.D.I.C. Route 29, Madison Heights, Va. 177 Compliments of NEWMAN’S MEN’S WEAR Charlottesville, Va. Virginia Telephone and Telegraph Company SHERWIN WILLIAMS CO. 1924 Arlington Blvd. Charlottesville, Va. Paints and Supplies Barracks Road Charlottesville, Va. Band Instruments and Accessories Lynchburg, Virginia Guitars Drums IRVINS MEN ' S SHOP Seminole Shopping Center Madison Heights, Va. Compliments of Univers. Sports Shop At the Corner Charlottesville, Va. S azzi £a±tfiani, One. Ba iza 7 4 . cR oa d eng ds.nts.’L C-ficixlott ziv i ■Us, Q 1 ixainia G LEASON’S BAKERY, INC. 101 East Main Street Charlottesville, Virginia “Let us help you plan your party” Decorated cakes for all occasions Compliments of S. VANCE WILKINS VIRGINIA FARM BUREAU MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY Gilmore Hamm Snyder Incorporated John C. Parr Insurance Advisor Lovingston, Va. Phone:263-5211 Furniture for the Home and Office Charlottesville, Va. Compliments of BAILEY-SPENCER HARDWARE CO. Lovingston, Va. 180 922 Main Street Lynchburg, Va. JAMES T. DAVIS, INC. Lynchburg, Virginia COLEMAN SHOES Finest Quality Since 1886 Lynchburg, Va. WAYNESBORO FURNITURE DEALERS Augusta Furniture Co., Inc. J. L. Barksdale Furniture Corp. Grand Piano Company VNB Customer Automated Services: This is an Electronic Paymaster. It’s 3 Virginia National Bank computer which handle ' s the payroll for many private cor¬ porations and businesses. This VNB electronic “employee " computes wages, deducts taxes, produces labor cost reports and develops other financial reports designed specifically for your needs ... all in complete confidence. The " paymaster " will provide you with up- to-date payroll records, completed tax forms and quarterly summaries. This VNB " employee " works long hours, is never on vacation and is happiest when it is solving the maze of com¬ plicated details associated with modern payroll bookkeeping. If your business needs an " electronic pay¬ master " to save time, worry and money, cal! Virginia National Bank for information and a VNB representative will visit you. For full details, Phone: 942-5 - 1 ! in Waynesboro VIRGINIA NATIONAL BAI lK--r= ARMY NAVY SALES CO’ 1109 St.-llll Main St. Lynchburg, Va. DODD BROS. FARM Supply, Inc. Purina Chows Dial 845-3142 Madison Heights, Va. Compliments of NEWBERRY Waynesboro, Virginia 181 Compliments of PARKS FINANCE SERVICE, INC. Personal Loans to $10000.00 112 2nd Street N.E. Charlottesville RUCKER-PAYNE SUPPLY COMPANY Lovingston, Virginia RC AC MARTIN Lovingston Food Mart Phone 263-5119 Hours: Mon. thru Thrus. Friday Saturday 9a.m.—7p.m. 9a.m.—9p.m. 9a.m.—6p.m. Gladstone, va. Gen. Mdse. Crossties 933-8274 First National BEST WISHES TO OUR YOUNGER GENERATION Bradshaw Amiss Realty Co. Lovingston, Va. United Virginia Bank 182 PATRONS Dooley’s Florist Doyle’s Florist Leo Wood Florist Famous Shoe Shop McCarron Florist Mrs. C.R. Brown Bill Page James Proffitt Douglas Ladd Heather Shop Barber Shop Elsie’s Beauty Shop Willis Camp Mrs. Hunter Gunter Howell’s Supermarket University Market W.R. Page Diana Shops ppPIlit '
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