Newport News High School - Anchor Yearbook (Newport News, VA)

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J J w m 1 1 f- . ' •gw Newport News High School Newport News. Virginia Office of the Anchor June, 194S Dear Uncle Saw, Perhaps yon don ' t know just what your nieces and nephews here in a typical high school are doing to prepare themselves for life after they graduate. Even though we adopt all the latest fads, and use all the latest slang, we still give serious thoughts to our future in relation to our country. By the pictures and information you ' ll find inside , we hope to show you that through work and play, and with the help of our teachers and fellow students, we develop character and in- itiative, which in turn builds better citizens for you and for the U. S. A. When we finally settled down to give you the inside infor- mation on our numerous activities, the question arose of just exactly what you would want to know about us. So, to be on the safe side, we have pasted pictures of our civic and social life, and snapshots of all your many nieces and nephews who are re- ceiving an education here. To save you the trouble of guessing what comes next, a table of contents follows! TABLE OF CONTENTS WHERE WE WORK AND PLAY Page 4 INSTRUCTORS AND THE " BIG BOSSES " Page 8 READIN ' , WRITIN ' , AND ' RITHMETIC! Page 18 FAMILY PORTRAITS OF YOUR YOUNGER RELATIONS Page 32 LEISURE-TIME SCHOOL ACTIVITIES Page 46 ON THE GRIDIRON, HARDWOOD, AND TRACK Page 64 LIFE " WITHIN THESE SACRED WALLS " Page 80 UNDER THE CAPS AND GOWNS Page 88 STAMP PURCHASERS - Page 121 3 Jlei f U SAoiu T au, COMING TO MIND when our city is mentioned is the Shipyard. When it was first started in 1 886 it covered the 425-foot area fronting on Washington Avenue, to the riv- er. Now it extends over nearly a mile and a half of waterfront and covers about 239 acres. Here is an overall view showing, besides the shipyard a small portion of the shoreline of our beautiful Jcmes river. IT VERY RARELY freezes here, but when it does this is our skating rink — not very large but large enough for us to slide around on. If you ' ll look closely you ' ll see the James River Bridge in the background. 4 Itiau+id Oub Gitif . . . AS YOU CAN SEE by the first two pictures, the big word in Newport News is ships. This is a picture of our famous James River Bridge — a draw bridge of four and nine-tenths miles connecting our peninsula with the Smithfield side of the river. For twenty years it has stood as one of our more fa- mliar landmarks. THE MARINERS ' MUSEUM is a museum of mariners ' equip- ment from ships to silverware. Established by Archer M. Hunt- ington in 1 930, it now stands as a loadstone for tourists who flock to our peninsula. WHEN THE Newport News men came back from World War I they were reminded of their Paris ventures by march- ing through our own Arch of T riumph. VICTORY 1 918 5 flam Game ' With fyi, 7a School This, Uncle Sam, is our high school. Although the main building was completed in 1924, the wings, housing the boys ' gym on the south and the library in the north, were built in 1939 Both the main portion and the wings are constructed of cream-colored brick, with the facade in typi- cal Corinthian style. Then, too, because our our city has no other civic auditorium, the school double-duties as both an institution of higher learning and a gathering place for the citizens of our fair community. Here you see the front of the school as it appears on the night of a high school play, a Community Concert, lecture or any of the many other night meetings. The lighted windows, Uncle Sam, may quite possibly denote the class-rooms in which night-school classes are being conducted, as on two or three evening a week, adults are given the opportu- nity to take refresher courses, or work for degrees, in any number of subjects! 6 And Abound And A Lout LIBRARY: Our school library is one of the largest and most complete in the State, and con- tains more than 16,000 books. In addition to two full-time librarians, a staff of student assistants works there each period. ANNEX: Built in the north court in 1946, our shop annex houses the metal and machine shops, complete with the lat- est and best equipment needed in both of the courses. STADIUM: Now that we have night lights in Saunders ' Stadium, we can hold all our home track-meets and football games, even night meets, right on home territory! OFFICE: In the office, all the high school business is transacted, and students go there for tardy slips, sick leaves, and those needed recommendations for jobs! CAFETERIA: On the double-duty list is our cafeteria. We not only eat here at lunch time, but we dance here on the nights of special school dances. TYPICAL SCENE: " In the spring, a young man ' s fancy, " Uncle Sam, but this is one of the sights seen in our halls all year ' round 1 7 r WltoAe you ' ll MeeA Me mbesik 6jj Qua, tf-acultq, Do you remember the old saying. Uncle Sam, that you never appreciate anything until after it is gone? Well, that ' s just the way we feel about our teachers. Of course, we had our little ups and downs at times, but on looking back, we can see all that our teachers tried to do for us, and know that they were the best friends we had. Now that we are on our own we ' ll surely miss their guidance and help. More than that though, we’ll miss them for what they were outside of the class room. Composed of 69 members, both men and women, some of whom have been here 25 years and others who have just entered the " fold, " our faculty was al- ways seen at the sports events, plays, and concerts in full force. Friends when we were in trouble and ever ready to lend a helping hand, our faculty will remain in our memo- ries, each one individualized by a fa- vorite expression, gesture, or manner- ism. O tf-inAt, 7 he ScUaal Baan,d And jbl. Melion TAKING TIME OUT from their work of planning the n:«v school are the school board members (seated): Mrs. George Dabney, H. G. Longaker, Mrs. John Kritzer, Phillip W. Murray and Dorsey C. Pleasants; (standing): Dr. R. 0. Nelson, Allan R. Hoffman, and S. D. Green. Although we don ' t see our super- intendent or the members of the s ' chool beard very often, we are af fected every day by one or more of their actions. Composed of the chairman, Dorsey C. Pleascn s; School Superintendent, Dr. R. 0 Nelson, and members, the board made several important accomplish- ments: the adoption of a favorable new salary scale and the submission to the city council of a large scale building program, which includes the new and ultra-modern Jefferson school and an addition to Hunting- ton High School. Now drawing his second year to a close as superintendent of schools, Dr. Nelson has lost no time in se- curing for himself a large follow - ing of admirers for the job he has done in injecting new ideas and new blood into the school system of New- port News. Despite a heavy sched- ule of work connected with the schools, the superintendent also has found time to become a leader in civic affairs. Our seniors will re- member him most perhaps for his worthy advice on their graduation program. DR. R. 0. NELSON Superintendent of Schools 10 — - lliesi, Ue. Admiiwbtsuiti a Aridt MnA. JP.atnfi ' ioA, BUSY STRAIGHTENING OUT PROBLEMS of your nieces ond nephews ore Thomas O. Keesee, our Dean of Boys; Miss Ethel Gildersleeve, our Dean of Girls; and Lamar R. Stanley, our principal. The true " Big Bosses " in the high school are our princ : pal, Lamar R. Stanley, our Dean cf G : rls, Miss Ethel Gildersleeve, and our Dean of Boys, Thomas O. Keesee. Whereas Mr. Stanley had the job of handling general school problems, especially those pertaining to the administra- tion, Miss Gildersleeve straightened out problems concerning your fem- inine relatives, and Mr. Keesee tus- sled with the problems of your mas- culine relatives. A big share of leadership was born° bv Mrs. Alex S. Lampros. oresident of our h : qh school Patrons ' League, who guided this organiza- tion through one of ils most success- ful years. Besides donating maao- zine subscriptions to the library, the Patrons ' League aided the more un- fortunate students in school and city, provided interesting programs for parents attending the meetings, and contributed a considerable sum of money to the fund to buy our school a juke box. 1 1 MRS. ALEX S. LAMPROS Patrons ' League President Oust 7eG,clte. i4, ANN AMOTT Madison College, BS Home Economics BEULAH C. BRASHER Bowling Green Business U., BA Commercial GARLAND CONN Westhampton, BA Physical Education JOSEPH V. DELLAPENTA Oswego STC, BS Director of Vocational and Adult Education MILDRED E. BANE III. Wesleyan U., BM, MM Mixed Chorus, Glee Clubs Music CATHERINE H. BRAY Mary Washington, BS English JULIUS CONN U. of Va„ BS Athletic Diretcor (Pictures not Available) ANNYE B. BURBANK William and Mary, BA, MA Writers ' Club English DOROTHY M. CRANE U. of W. Va„ BA Drama Head, Activities Head BARBARA B. BOYD U. of N. C., BA Softball, Dance Club, Cheerleaders Physical Education CASSIE CHILDRESS William and Mary, BS Mathematics FRANCES COX Mary Washington, BS Drama MAE M. EDWARDS Farmville STC, BS English Id, JlectuAe, Q ia e PafieAA,, CECIL ERICKSON Oswego STC, BS Electricity, Drafting MARGARET R. GARLAND George Peabody, BS Library Assistants Assistant Librarian AMANDA GRAY Farmville STC, BS Drama NINA P. HUFFMAN Ohio State, BA Columbia U. MA English SUSIE V. FLOYD Farmville STC, BS Columbia U., MA Senior Decorations Science Club Science ELMA FREE Juniata College, BA U. of Michigan, MA Latin Club Latin HARRY HARMON Furman, BS U. of Alabama, MA History, Science RUTH FOLKMANN Susquehanna U., BA History MARION GIEDEMANN U. of Wisconsin, BS Speech EMILIE HOLLADAY Farmville STC, BS Mathematics LOUISE HURT William and Mary, BA Columbia U., MA History 13 aJze Jime tyosi l Chat, MARY E. JOHNSON Lenior Rhyne, BA Speech JOHN W. JOYCE Oswego STC, BS Woodworking SUE KELLY Madison College, BS Columbia U. MA Home Economics Head ELI LEONARD Drake University, BA William and Mary, MA Commercial Head HARRY A. LYETH Oswego STC, BS Drafting, Leathercraft HERMAN LEVY Hampden-Sydney, BSc, BA Columbia U., MA Mathematics PAUL KLUK U. of Georgia, BS Assistant Coach Mathematics, Physical Education MILDRED KELLY William and Mary, BA NYU, MA Science ELINE KRISCH William and Mary, BA Commercial CARLOS A. LOOP Roanoke College, BA William and Mary, MA Guidance, History FRANCES MAGUIRE Boston University, BS English 14 •Jlelfi Studl ntl, JACQUELINE M. MARSTON William and Mary Junior Chorus Music ELIZABETH MOORE Mary Hardin-Baylor, BA English BENJAMIN T. PEELE, JR. U. of Richmond, BA William and Mary, MEd Government J. C. RANGE Milligan College, BA Asst. Coach, Line Coach, J.V. Coach Physical Education JAMES W. MAYS Hampden-Sydney, BS George Washington U. MA Science NIXIE OWEN Madison, BS Home Economics LOUIS G. PLUMMER William and Mary, BS Head Football Coach Physical Education (Picture not Available) ANNE E. MARTIN Randolph-Macon, BA Science, Biology (Leave of Absence) EULAH ANNE MASSEY William and Mary, BA, MA English ARTHUR S. MOORE Oswego STC, BS Electricity ANNE V. PARKER William and Mary, BA, MA English P. W. ALLEN RAINE Hampden-Sydney, BA U. of Virginia, MA Mathematics ELIZABETH A. SAUNDERS William and Mary, BA U. of Michigan, MA Library Assistants Librarian Quide Outside Activities, ANNE P. SCRUGGS William and Mary, BA English Head English CHARLES SHREEVES William and Mary, BA, MA Honor Council Language Mathematics LUCY H. SINCLAIR William and Mary, BA Columbia U. MA Mathematics MILES L. THOMPSON Northern III. STC, B. Ed. Graphic Arts, Printing CORNELIA W. SEGAR Medical College of Va., BS, MD Physics ELEANOR SHERMAN Oberlin Conservatory, BSM Junior-Senior Bands Music Head REBECCA SUTTLE William and Mary, BA English MARGARET SHACKFORD Duke University, BA English, Speech WILLIAM SHUMATE, JR. U. of Pennsylvania, BS Distributors ' Club Distributive Education FRANCES TAYLOR Madison College, BA Beacon, Anchor Quill and Scroll Journalism LILLIAN TODD Columbia U. BS, MA Mathematics 16 And Qo cM-0-tfte A te i A jbay CARLOS URRUTIA Inst, de Segunda Ensenanza, BA Potomac U., LLB Spanish Club Spanish LALIE LETT WEBB Mary Washington Future Homemakers of America Home Economics VERNON WITMER Oswego STC, BS General Metal Shop ALFRED VICK V. P. I., Voc. Cert. Shop OTTO H. WEISS V. P. I. Photography DALE WHITEHURST Southern III. Normal U. B. Ed. U. of Illinois, MA Science, Biology M. G. WILLEY Temple U., BS, MA Anchor Business Adviser Commercial PRESLEY G. VICK V. P. I., Voc. Cert. Auto Mechanics LOUIS M. WHEARY, JR. Lynchburg College, BA Peabody College, MA U. S. History MABLE WINGO Radford College, BS Basketball, Softball, Archery, Tennis Club, GAA Physical Education 17 Cla ' SAe ' l 5 Jtausil 7 3 ay; 5 jbaifk l Weak; 18 i ■» Ad Don ' t take the picture on this page too seriously. Uncle Sam. Although we sometimes did wish that we could sleep blissfully through a particularly dull lecture or class discussion, we enjoyed our classes . . . honestly! When we first came into high school as timid lit- tle freshmen, we were bewildered by the many subjects offered and had a hard time trying to find our classes; but, by the time we were seniors, we knew everything backwards and for- wards, including the bell system. All of your young nieces and nephews are more than thankful that they are able to attend classes in this high school — classes that will prepare them for col- lege or a job in the industrial or busi- ness world. In the classroom they have gained knowledge of the past which will help them with the problems of the present and the future. 19 % e Pa+idesied Que i Plantd Jnd PoiadAium Uncle Sam, when you went to school did you take any courses such as the ones offered here by the science department? Here we have gen- eral science, biology, chemistry, and physics. All Newport High students take at least one of these subjects while they are in high school, and some take them all. Peering through miscroscopes, these pupils learned what makes a frog croak and what makes a flower bloom. They also kept up with the cur- rent developments in the field of science by see- ing movies on the subject, reading newspaper and magazine articles, and by listening to radio programs. Future scientific progress will find workers among some of the more ambitious students. Although no one took the examination this year, the students had the opportunity of taking exams for the Westinghouse scholarship. Each semes- ter, the most outstanding student in the depart- ment is presented the Bausch-Lomb medal. The deserving student in the fall term was Shirley McCallum and in the spring, Harlene Wolever. WHAT MAKES BOATS FLOAT is no problem for this science class, which in connection with the study of flotation, made model boats to il- lustrate the principles learned. EXPERIMENTS IN THE CHEMISTRY CLASSES are always high spots of the courses. Although they concern practically every phase of chemistry, this experiment deals with the principle of the generator. Ittd Puttesied With PanA, Arid PatteAsiA " Busy Bees " or " Willing Workers " are two nicknames that could apply to the home econom- ics girls, for they used their time both willingly and helpfully. Mending and alteration of football and bas- ketball uniforms, as well as chorus robes, was one task of the sewing section of the department And when the stage curtains were sadly in need of repair, the home economics department again came to the rescue. Cooperating with Nachman ' s department store, the classes turned to still another field of endeavor to sponsor two up-to-the-minute fash- ion shows for the school ' s female populace. ACHIEVING THE NEW LOOK is no problem for the elementary sewing classes, for they learned to lengthen and alter last year ' s fashions into the latest styles. DELICIOUS MUFFINS just one of the many tempting dishes prepared in the tenth grade cooking classes. Ummm . . . and Uncle Sam — you should have tasted some of those re- freshments and meals that the girls served during the year. For instance, the food they served the evaluating committee, the night Natrons ' League committee, the night Patron ' s League Association, and the Walter Reed PTA was really a credit to the department. Closing their year ' s work, the cook- ing and sewing classes combined forces to plan and execute an exhibit and reception for next Fall ' s eighth graders. The mice-to-be viewed gar- ments made in the sewing classes, and later sampled the confections con- cocted in the department ' s kitchen. 21 Knawincj, Oul Own Jla+uj,ua j,e WHILE READING SHAKESPEARE ' S " MACBETH " tils English class constructed and studied a miniature Elizabethan stage. FUTURE JOURNALISTS OBTAIN vital practice needed in that field by editing one issue of the BEACON in the Journalism 1 class. Jack Wright and John Egan, co-editors of that edition, correct first-run proof. " Classes in Human Relations " provided the eighth graders with a new English course this year. Dealing with personal strength and weakness, fear and envy, love and hate, hones ty and pride, the course insti- tuted a " different angle, " in the words of the students. Not to be outdone, about thirty-seven upper classmen journeyed to Williamsburg one Saturday evening to see " Macbeth, " which was presented by the William and Mary players. Still another group of stu- dents toured the colonial capital and in- spected the restored buildings. Journalism classes extended their activ- ities to include the preparation of script for the school ' s weekly radio show and pub- lished the weekly newspaper, The Beacon. The students of these classes learned the art of newspaper writing, and the distinc- tions between a good newspaper and a bad one — and that in itself is an education, be- lieve us, Uncle Sam 22 Jlelfied fyl la K+taiu Otltesi i feetten. Need an ambassador to South America, Uncle Sam? Our Spanish students are brushing up on their grammar, translation, and the customs of the Spanish-speaking people; so maybe you could find a prospec- tive representative among these students. We think you would agree with us if you could hear their class recitations. Latin students presented an exhibit of relics from abroad in the library. Then to keep their subject before the school, they held an observation of Latin Week April 18-23. On the anniversary of the founding of Rome, April 21, an exhibit of the stu- dents ' work was presented for other stu- dents, teachers, and parents to show how much we use Latin in our daily life. Translation, learning declensions and conjugations took a lot of time, but by also adding the history and customs of the Span- ish and Roman people to their course of study, these students certainly acquired a better understanding of some of our neigh- bors in other parts of the world. " VENI; V I D I ; VIC I. " Students came to take our Latin course; saw what the subject meant to our Eng- lish language; and most of them conquered this study. " AY! AY! AY! " Singing makes the study of the Spanish language so much more interesting than if we had to learn only declensions of verbs and cases of nouns. 23 arnxWvo-uA G ' la t ' Lnten JP.eQA i Here is one department where not only mental but manual labor took place, Uncle Sam. We ' ll let the accomplishments of the department speak for themselves. In most cases, the students made their own selections as to what project to con- struct. Girls as well as boys are interested in the classes conducted in leather-craft. These stu- dents made wallets, girls ' pocket-books, playing card cases, and numerous other articles. In the general metal shop, boys produced articles of plas- tic, and pieces of jewelry. The advanced classes in me- chanical drawing visited the local shipyard and went through the drawing rooms. These drafts- men saw movies of a ship under con- struction, and viewed the dry-docks and piers. The enlarging of electrical drawings was taken up in class together with other drawings. Photography students made an excur- sion to the city park in order to take some of their class assignments in pictures. After receiving instructions on lighting, timing, and the principles of making a good picture, the students tried their skill. Also they printed pho- tographic Christmas cards, and displayed them in the annual exhibit of shop work. Our printing classes made posters in two or more colors and some smaller motto cards during Honor Week. Calling cards, stationery, and blot- ters also were among class projects. OUR LEATHER-CRAFT STUDENTS make many practical and beautiful articles such as bill-folds, photo cases, and book-marks, in their classes, and as spare time hobbies. THE PRINTING CLASSES printed our Honor Week motto cards, blotters, and stationery in their shop, and when graduation time came, they printed some of the Seniors ' calling cards. NEED ANY CAR- PENTERS or wood-workers? If you do, the boys who re- ceive thorough training and practical experience in all sorts of wood work will be at your service. Inx+deA, Future machinists could be found out in the new shop annex. These students repaired the shop equipment and constructed some V-blocks for this equipment. Some of their other projects included making vises for home work-shops, and automobile parts. They even made alumin- um fruit juicers for their moms. Classes in auto-mechanics had twice as much space in which to work this year, as their shop had been expanded. Here the boys learned every- thing from dismantling an automobile engine to tighten- ing a bolt in the car ' s axle — all inclusive! This is one class that really prepares a boy for a job. Wood-shop workers have been striving to develop a knowledge of general wood work. To do this, they studied units in all phases of wood- working, both by machine and by hand. The articles that were constructed ranged in difficulty from serving trays to small tilt-top tables! The electricians working in that shock- ing subject, have been studying elementary electricity, which included everything in the field, from motor winding to the fundamentals of radio work. The industrial education department plays a large part in developing good and useful citizens. FUTURE CAR OWNERS will have no worries about any mec hanical difficulty with their machines, because our auto-mechanics classes taught the boys everything from changing a flat tire to assembling a car engine! WHEN YOUR NIECES AND NEPHEWS finish their me- chanical drawing courses they will be well fitted to step into important positions in our local shipyard ' s drafting rooms. ALTHOUGH THIS COURSE is called " general metal, " the students work with more than just metal. Out of plastic and metals they construct attractive jew- elry and useful household articles. Wasting no time this past year, the his- tory department devoted twenty per cent of class time to current affairs, with reports on local, national, and international events. Heated discussions and debates followed these issues, which usually concerned racial problems and other vital topics. Government classes held honest-to-good- ness trials, visited the local courthouse, and got " first-hand information " on what makes the fire department tick by climbing over the fire engines and sliding down the poles at the fire station. That must have been fun, don ' t you think, Uncle Sam? The history department also sponsored two school-wide projects: An assembly speech by Dr. W. T. Squires, a noted his- torian from Norfolk, who told the student body about Stonewall Jackson ' s private life; and a film depicting life in colonial Williamsburg. Digging into the past and observing the present ke.ot all the history students busy! cM-iitosuf, NoieA, r l JeSie Zaby ROUND-TABLE DISCUSSION of current topics, both foreign and home-front, make the several history courses more fascinating, as the students compare the happen- ings of the past with those of the present. GOVERNMENT STUDENTS find that the fire sta- tion is really the best way to get a first hand account of one of the city ' s public utilities. 26 7a Slw iltand And tyfxinCf, " Colly, I hope I can get my certificate today. " This is what you ' d hear among shorthand and typing students. Speed cer- tificates are required for a passing grade on both these subjects. Upon completion of two years of short- hand, the student must be able to take dic- tation at the rate of at least one hundred words per minute. The Typing 3 students are required to make their intermediate certifi- cate of forty-five words per minute for fif- teen minutes before they go into Typing 4. Lucky bookkeeping students did not have to bother with certificates, but they had to learn to balance a set of books! All of the shorthand students since 1942 that have wanted jobs have been placed by the department. Many of these students earned their basic experience by serving as secretaries to members of the faculty. The motto for these girls is " practice and more practice. " WE FOUND OUT, Uncle Sam, that you have to be practically a math wizard in order to master the course in bookkeeping offered at our high school. FROM CLASSROOM TO OFFICE is the story for many of our advanced typists, whose services are always in demand in local business concerns. 27 % e Z ' lt ' ix ' ie ' i ' LeA 6u i 1 Uaucflit ' i 9n ' Wa ' idd, We are really proud of our drama and speech department, Uncle Sam, for besides producing plays, the drama and speech students served as models for other schools. Schools without a drama department were referred to ours, and we are proud to say the drama department has the reputation of being one of the best in the nation! Dur- ing the year, groups of teachers from eight different schools came to watch our stu- dents in action! A drama clinic was held at the school in January for the Norfolk and Newport News district. Before the seven schools rep- resented here, the drama students illus- trated make-up techniques, and turned actors and actresses for directing demon- strations. For the first time in the history of the school, Uncle Sam, both of the senior class night plays were written by two of the sen- iors. These plays were class projects in Drama 4, where the advanced students studied play-writing. Before students reach the play-writing stage, however, they must have speech classes where they study such things as cor- rect posture in speech making, and how to put both their audiences and themselves more at ease during a speech. Our ad- vanced speech class became so good that it presented a series of radio programs for the Family Counseling Service. HAVE YOU EVER NOTICED, Uncle Sam, that correct posture seems to make a speech easier to deliver and easier to listen to? Really, it does! MINIATURE STAGE SETS saved time, energy, nerves and patience when our dramatists were ar- ranging scene plots for a play. 28 l u£ Oust £motia vi 9ft Mfuiic OUR CHORAL GROUPS are made, not just put together, and rehearsed for hours at a time. Their training began in re- quired classes for the eighth graders. Long hours of work and practice have cer- tainly reaped well-earned rewards for both our chorus and our band, and we ' re proud of them. These two organizations received su- perior ratings in the District Two Music Con- test, held in the high school this spring. You should have heard them in action! Uncle Sam, the required vocal music classes, and a band group, combined forces and pro- duced the cantata, " The Legend of Sleepy Hol- low, " which was based on Washington Irving ' s famous folk-legend. The month of May was a busy one for the PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT, as this young flutist will tell you, Uncle Sam. In the near future, if she meets the re- quirements, she may become a member of our fine band. music department, full of the spring concert, the junior and senior band concert with the elementary school groups, and a trip to the state band contest in Charlottesville. Because they have studied hard and prac- ticed even harder, the music students have provided enjoyable entertainment for all their audiences. 29 MindU 9+npAaaed lAiitlt McMt grade general math. Upon completion of these required courses, students may elect to study advanced general math and algebra, solid or plain geometry, or trig- onometry. After all these courses, Uncle Sam, we are certain to supply you with some good mathematicians and statisticians. Probably math is taught and studied the same way in Newport High as it is in other schools, Uncle Sam, but we do offer a wide variety of courses for both beginners and advanced stu- dents. Any student can find a math course to fit his need. The eighth graders study gen- eral mathematics, and if their average in general math is high enough, they go on to take al- gebra. If their average is on the low side, they advance to ninth IF YOU ASKED THEM, our solid geometry students could prove that the figure on the board is composed of arcs AB, BC, and CA, and that it is a spherical triangle. IT SEEMS THAT THERE is more than just one way to measure height. These plane geometry students are determin- ing their heights by triangulation. 30 Qua feo-di L With Physical Education, TWENTY-FIVE DEEP KNEE-BENDS are no trouble at all for our athletic damsels, who have to take gym five days a week. FUTURE ATHLETES AND OLYMPIC WINNERS may, quite possibly, be found in our boys ' gym classes, Uncle Sam. This group is practicing sit-ups. No longer will you find anyone trying to loaf in gym class! Beginning this sem- ester, an eighth of a credit was given for gym. Although we still see the boys smug- gling out on the track and in the gym with calisthenics, they have another phase added to their physical education program. The boys now take hygiene, which includes both physical health and the fundamentals of various sports. Our energetic coaches were found out on the track, in the gym, and in classrooms helping to make future athletes for the country. Girls, as well as the boys, are now receiving credit for gym. During the cold months the girls kept fit in their back-stage gym, and when warm weather began, they took to the outdoors. While in the gym or out on the field, the girls kept busy with their calis- thenics, dancing, soccer, softball, and basketball. The health pro- gram did not leave out classwork, and first aid and personality were only two of the subjects the girls studied in hygiene classes. 31 c4e ie Ale Same Of l am f Ljau+ixjesi Helatia+tl t ■ 32 With the beginning of the new sem- ester in September, came an invasion. Now, don’t run and get your shooting iron, Uncle Sam; we were only refer- ring to the invasion by the largest class of mice ever to enter Newport News High School — more than 300 of them ! The unusual number can be attributed to the fact that there will be no more February classes entering high school. While we were thus blessed with increase of mice, we also lacked a Junior Class, for the same reason. It’s a funny thing. Uncle Sam, about those underclassmen. It seems no time at all before the little freckled-faced lads in knickers searching for room 321 are the tall, husky football heroes striding down the corridor. They surely sprout up quickly! 33 i lAJcUclt Id Ihein, P ido ialitied l ttjjold Eighth Grade Officers Maybe Larry Armstrong and Dickie Gage wish they were seniors as they look at the senior bulletin board. They are student council represen- tative, and president, respect- ively of their eight high class. Home Room 105 Eighth Grade Mr. P. W. Allen Rafne, teacher FIRST ROW: Donald Turlington, Everett Moore, Jack Odell, Erwin Nachman, Sherwood Padgett, Clarence Anderson, Robert Payne. SECOND ROW: Robert Allen, Sam Naff, Jimmie Overton, Bill Nadeau, Don Ottofaro, Jerry Neill, Robert Motley, Robert O ' Brien, Billy Pitt, Kermit Plemmons. THIRD ROW: Mr. Raine, Nell Phillips, Hilda Piniero, Rose- marie Perzan, Floy Nolf, Mary Sue Nelson, Georgia Parker, Millicent Padgett, Marilyn Parker, Mary Phil- lips, Grace Newman, Peggy Oliver, Ann Parrish, Elsie Mae Powell. Home Room 107 Eighth Grade Mr. Harry Harmon, teacher FIRST ROW: Claude Barfield, Zeb Barfield, Gardner Burch- er, Bland Burcher, Claude Belangia, Calvin Avant, Rob- ert Bowden. SEC OND ROW: Delano Black- man, Robert Baines, Cecil Brown, Charles Becker, Sid- ney Barham, Wade Barlow, Donald Brantley, Larry Arm- strong, Sherbert Bentley, James Brown. THIRD ROW: Mr. Harmon, Betty Buckingham, Grace Banton, Louise Ayers, Melba Aycock, Diane Baxter, Bar- bara Buie, Rita Bromburg, Pat Buffington, Joyce Bever- ly, Shirley Anderson, Shirley Baldridge, Mary Ellen Blake, Shirley Ajalat, Alice Blayton. 34 And Qualities Jlea.deM.lup. Appeal Home Rooms 116 and 201 Eighth Grade Mr. Benjamin Peele and Miss Amanda Gray, teachers FIRST ROW: Donald Dishman, Cecil Diehl, William D ' Bene, Troy Chappell. SECOND ROW: Roy Carroll, Billy Dick, Donald Carson, Jack Craft, Russel Cofer, Ed- win Carroll, Edward DeBore. THIRD ROW: Billy Corey, Ames Crockett, Cecil Coleman, Le- Von Croswell, Roy Creech, Lewis Parker, James Duell, Fred Christie. FOURTH ROW: Mr. Peele, Edna Dobbins, Helen Carter, Dorothy Collins, Barbara Denning, Kitty Christian, Joyce Cobb, Ann Dickenson, Barbara Davis, Ray Caplin, Betty Campbell, Sandra Cut- chens, Jane Drake, Barbara Duling. Home Room 123 Eighth Grade Mrs. Lalie Webb, teacher FIRST ROW: William Futrell, Stanley Goldberg, Fay Ellis, Philip Hancock, Leonard Gar- rett, Curtis Garner, Lon Heilder. SECOND ROW: James Henkel, Billy Floyd, Raymond Han- cock, William Gwaltney, Rob- ert Henderson, Charles Ham- mock, Milton Garrison, Rob- ert Ellis, Jack Gayle. THIRD ROW: Shirley Hubbard, Sally Evans, Barbara Gaddis, Marion Freeman, Edith Hes- ter, Sondra Erlach, Sally Hen- drickson, Margaret Godsey, Gladys Fryer, Virginia Gar- land, Naomi Garrison, Janet Highsmith, Delores Harmon, Mrs. Webb. Home Room 126 Eighth Grade Miss Nixie Owen, teacher FIRST ROW: William Shields, Robert Pair, Robert Scull, El- bert Powell, Robert Seward, George Powell, Robert Sieg- fried. SECOND ROW: Jack Selby, Donald Riley, Ronald Rawl- ings, Carlton Powell, Jesse Simmons, Vernon Sasser, Richard Roberts, Jimmie Da- vis, Stewart Rodgers. THIRD ROW: Miss Owen, Mel- ba Smith, Suzanne Roberts, Mildred Rowe, Harriet Spotts, Wanda Sheperd, Betty Smith, Mavis Sherman, Barbara Pridgen, Janice Smith, Viv- ian Scott, Nancy Spangler, Mabel Reese, Elaine Diamon- stein, Betty Jane Smith, Bet- tie Jones. 35 74e JUttle Mice QeCfO+i Va Qnxuu Tdfi Home Room 207 Eighth Grade Miss Elma Free, teacher FIRST ROW: Carlyle Peck, Hen- ry Walker, Gene Hutchin- son, Bobby Sirois, Henry Jackson. SECOND ROW: Carl Jett, Billy Holloway, William Wright, Charles Kersey, Joseph Kin- ard, Jerry Joynes, Edward Jamison, Thomas Kubel, Lin- wood Kramer. THIRD ROW: Miss Free, Reta Landreth, Rebecca Jobe, Peg- gy Koskinas, Irene Jones, Barbara Jarrett, Dorothy Kitchen, Eleanor Lassiter, Dorothy Lewis, Ren ee Lam- pros, Beverly Kline, Doro- thea Kaufman, Georgia Leake, Joyce Knox, Eleanor Levinson, Barbara Wood, Nancy Xiftros, June Keller, Betty Waite Kelley. Home Room 218 Eighth Grade Miss Anne E. Martin, teacher FIRST ROW: Frank Lindsay, George Markos, Edwin Mar- koff, Billy McKenzie, Robert Lacy. SECOND ROW: Boyd Martin, Donald Long, Lucius Mason, Jack McBride, Richard Mc- Quillen, Preston Lassiter, Jackson London, Luther Lit- tle. THIRD ROW: Sylvia Moody, Barbara Mayer, Catherine Mellor, June Mereith, Peggy Mitchell, Laura Murden, Ma- rian Arnold, Jeanette Llew- ellyn, Edith Mason, Marilyn Miller, Mary Lloyd, Jane Murphy, Kay Marshall, Pa- tricia Morris. Home Rooms 219 and 209 Eighth Grade Miss Frances Maguire, teacher FIRST ROW: Emery Sweeney, Robert Taylor, James Tucker, Henry Smith, Herman Vol- heim, Douglas Steele. SECOND ROW: Jack Smith, Clint Smith, Cecil Under- wood, Bob Sterling, Bobby Turner, Millard Thomas, Tommy Turner, Jimmy Tom- lin. THIRD ROW: Miss Maguire, Mildred Ripley, Barbara Tea- gue, Nancy Tuck, Marie Tur- pin, Phyllis Taylor, Sylvia Sorenson, Ruth Hoppe, Ida Lee Thornhill, Dola May Hite, Glenna Stanley, Jean Tennant, Eleanor Thomas, Jean Tart, Marie Todd. 36 And feeltald, One 2 ay Hiey became fy ieA.luften, Freshman Officers Three mighty pretty gals are leaning on this fence. They are the high freshman of- ficers, Nancy Nelson, student council representative; Caro- lyn Powell, president, and Phyllis Stortz, secretary. Home Room 305 Eighth Grade Mr. Eli Leonard, teacher FIRST ROW: Robert Wright, Robert Wilson, Bobby Wim- mer, Arthur Wilt, Richard Hudgins, Ledford Stepp, Earl Joyner, Robert Wilsted. SECOND ROW: Elwood Warren, John Womack, Harry War- litner, Paul Pierce, Joel Werblow, William Webb, Vernon Wood, Charles Wal- lace. THIRD ROW: Mr. Leonard, Sylvia Carter, Roxie Walters, Janice Roberts, Rebecca Walker, Rachel Traywick, Sarah Pennington, Theresa Watson, Hazel Garrison, Bet- ty Warlitner, Jean Ward. Home Room 106 High Freshman Mr. Charles Shreeves, teacher FIRST ROW: Stanley Cramer, Hartman Dillingham, John Andrews. SECOND ROW: Randolph Dale, Robert Bennett, Billy Blay- ton, Davis Ballard, James Carter, Robert Becknell. THIRD ROW: Mr. Shreeves, Annie Coleman, Virginia Carter, Barbara Alto, Eula Cannon, Tessie Anastasiou, Mable Copeland, Barbara Clontz, Jean Davis, Evelyn Chandler, Betty Pittman, Shirley Bell, Virginia Atkins, Barbara Belote, Mary Ellen Booth, Mary Jane Bull. 37 A o-tu tf. ' ie ltmett fyelt Itat Home Room 115 High Freshman Mrs. Catherine Bray, teacher FIRST ROW: Billy Harris, Hugh Harrell, Leroy Hogge, Harry Goodrich, Billy Manning. SECOND ROW: Wesley March, Carlyle Goodsen, Danny Campbell, Thomas Meadow, Kirkwood Hanrahan, Thomas Garrett. THIRD ROW: Mrs. Bray, Anne Estis, Thalia Fenigsohn, Har- riet Hutton, Sarah Chase, Barbara Fink, Martha Har- grave, Nancy Fogle, Joyce Eubank, Jean Everette, Ella Ruth Erwing, Edna Fueford, Carolyn Gay. Home Room 206 High Freshman Miss Margaret Shackford, teacher FIRST ROW: Billy Morgan, Jas- per Kitchen, Ben Kitchen, Bill Leggette, Robert Jeffer- son, Paul Fardon. SECOND ROW: Norman Kat- zenberg, Alan Kalkin, George Benton, Robert Jones, James Johnston, Egbert Jackson, Francis Joyner, Bill Martin. THIRD ROW: Anne Lowry, Sue Merrill, Catherine Lamberth, Mildred Jones, Joan Lipford, Shirley Lawson, Barbara Kent, Mildred Holt, Colleen Quesinberry, Marie Jenkins, Alma LeCompte, Jeanette Hill, Betty Boswell, Patricia Lackey, Irene Jones, Miss Shackford. Home Rooms 209 and 303 High Freshman Miss Eulah Massey and Miss Frances Cox, teachers FIRST ROW: Elbert llish, Rob- ert Allen, Richard Helmer, Robert Caminade, Joe Jus- tis, Harold Brown, Bobby Hedgepath, Stanley Krause, Arnold Epstein, Billy Caste- low, Lawrence Akers, Donald Copeland, Earl Austin, Cal- vin Foxwell, James Holloman. SECOND ROW: Mabel Critz, Carol Block, Elaine Babb, Agnes Dize, Marjorie Chellis, Loretta Bass, Jackie Gillon, Betsy Williams, Edna Derr, Evelyn Dermatis, Mary Ann Gallop, Doris Emory, Jean Baily, Loraine Carmine. 38 WeAe Mosie A Pent 0 Ihc G ' vauuH Home Room 210 High Freshman Mrs. Louise Hurt, teacher FIRST ROW: James Nickleson, Irvin Miller, James Rierson, John Marshall. SECOND ROW: Michael Mor- ris, William Reich, James Mears, Ira Reynolds, Teddy Masters, George Powell, Lynn Holdsback. THIRD ROW: Dorothy Queens- bury, Nancy Prillaman, Hilda Nettles, Doris Marshall, Mona Gable, Nancy Nelson, Carolyn Powell, Betty Jo Pickard, Lucille Overton, Mary Moore, Betty Lou Pow- ell, Helen Pittman, Betty Bazemore, Betty Jane Phil- lips, Betty Sue Phillips, Nor- ma Newsome, Mary Lynn Morgan, Mrs. Hurt. Home Room 306 High Freshman Miss Cassie Childress, teacher FIRST ROW: Rodney Ware, Frank Wheeler, Joseph Tel- stad, Benson Sarfan, Ray- mond Wheeler. SECOND ROW: Richard Seay, Arthur Wood, Robert Simp- son, Harold Wilson, James Lockhart, James Wilson, Hol- land Taylor. THIRD ROW: Mollie Howell, Katie Lassiter, Peggy White, Norma Walker, Helen Wym- er, Mary Handges, Peggy Simmons, Helen Tsitsera, Marlene Sprouse, Eunice Ter- ry, Joan Mayer, Shirley Mc- Causley, Jean Mayo, Joan Padgett, Mary Larrimore, Marguerite Sanders, Christine Hand. Home Room 307 High Freshman Miss Anne Parker, teacher FIRST ROW: Waverly Shockley, Billy Begor, Daniel Solomon, Stonwood Harreman, Ernest Sheets, Elmer Benton, Lacy Scoggin, Billy Unthank, Bob- by Pogue, James Venable, George Fenton, Ashton Vio- lette, Lance Thomas, Ralph Silver. SECOND ROW: Miss Parker, Rose Marie Seminora, June Stall, Vivian Snead, Phyllis Stortz, Myrtle Snyder, Ar- lene Sprouse, Virginia Sice- loff, Rosemary Howana, Reba Silverman, Tessie Causova- lus, Sonia Baxter, Sherill Phillips, Sarah Horne. 39 7 Itein, Qnie ie tl lAJe ie Studied, Sophomore Officers Well, well, here ' s another trio of fence-leaners. High soph- omore officers: Bobby Horns- by, student council represen- tative; Marie Young, secre- tary; and Cecil Baines, pres- ident; must be watching Ihe track team work out. These low sophomore officers, Nellie Wise, vice president; Joe Plott, student council president; and Kenneth Crump, president; seem to be enjoying the juke box Home Room 315 High Freshman Mr. Dale Whitehurst, teacher FIRST ROW: Talley Walker, Billy Francis, George Mos- teller, Ruel Walker, Foch Webb. SECOND ROW: Arlie Alford, Leroy Poe, Jimmy Drum- mond, Andrew Xiftros, Alvin Robbins, Charles Lackey, Jonathan Coe. THIRD ROW: Mr. Whitehurst, Genevieve White, Patricia Twyford, Nancy Thompson, Frances Royer, Peggy Langs- ton, Molly Lord, Nancy Tan- ley, Jane Zegopulos, Jean Riddick, Jane Zilber, Doris White. Home Rooms 104 and 321 Low Sophomore Miss Frances Taylor and Miss Lucy Sinclair, teachers FIRST ROW: Michael Anasta- siou, Kenneth Crump, Billy Crumpler, Charles Harris, Marvin Egan. SECOND ROW: Richard Crouch, Kenneth Fulton, Richard Al- mond, Charles Folwell, Doug- las Goode, William Gibbs, William Reese, Donald Joy- ner, Randolph Duke. THIRD ROW: Miss Taylor, Anna May Bishop, Dorothy Carrillo, Catherine Brooks, Fay Amburgey, Doris Car- mack, Nancy Miffleton, Bet- ty Beck, Grace Cumming, Katherine Newbill, Virginia Mae Dick, Barbara Colum- bia, Sibyl Creasy, Katherine Brown, Betsy Menin, Harriet Binder. 40 Seco nd, ActiuitieA, X , P 9 M M 4 I i, m mjr%: J Kjf, t M m Sm 1 Jh , KLaI 1 ! 1 Home Room 112 Low Sophomore Miss Lillian Todd, teacher FIRST ROW: Marion Temple- man, Virgil Rowe, Mayer Levy. SECOND ROW: James Mc- Dowell, Billy Haskins, Eu- gene Lane, Eugene Midkiff, Joe Plott. THIRD ROW: Miss Todd, Peggy Hood, Lois Farmer, Bessie Adams, Ann Garrett, Alice Jordan, Doris Johnson, Doris Jackson, Dora Jean Mayer, Helen Krause, Helen Hall, Betty Paris, Jane Lanier. Home Room 310 High Sophomore Miss Rebecca Suttle, teacher FIRST ROW: Edward Mitchell, Vernon Toppam, Jack Pad- gett, Robert Whitley. SECOND ROW: Grover Wade, Paul Sandefur, Billy Wood- ward, John Spivey, Donald Powell, Calvin Mears, James Russell. THIRD ROW: Miss Suttle, Helen McKenzie, Betty Wal- lace, Janice Pleasants, Betty Malcolm, Marguerite Stin- nette, Shirley Sheridan, Jean Sawyer, Joyce Stoops, Jean Sherman, Gay Stepp, Nellie Wise, Norma Montague. Home Room 101 High Sophomore Mr. Louis Wheary, teacher FIRST ROW: John Norton, Bob- by Cardwell, George More- cock, Charles Pruit, James Mickie, Robert Mitchell, Francis Pittman. SECOND ROW: Billy Cardwell, Galen Moore, Robert Hinson, Duane Prater, Charles Knox, James Parker, Charles Llew- ellyn, Mickie McNamara. THIRD ROW: Mr. Wheary, Dena Garret, Katherine Pap- pas, Betty Gattling, Ann Lewis, Nancy Jenkins, Mar- garet Lloyd, Louise Kelley, Dorothy Hudgins, Barbara Garner, Marjorie Schnell, Frances McNair, Majorie Kaufman, Geraldine Keeter, Ann Liesmann, Alice Moore, Roberta Jones, Alice Lang- ston. 41 IdJlten became SafiUamoA l, UeiA HOME ROOM 110 High Sophomore Mr. Carlos Loop, teacher FIRST ROW: Frank Kelley, Gene Webb, Billy Cunning- ham, Lewis Hudgins, Melville Johnson, Kenneth Peebles. SECOND ROW: Charles Breck- enbridge, Billy Jester, Bar- ney Faulk, Harold Jones, John Kasey, Vernon Hollo- man, James Holt. THIRD ROW: Mr. Loop, Virgie Stoneham, Pat D e M o s s, Jackie Teague, Pat Holt, Betty Goad, Madeline Dick- enson, Barbara Holley, Eli- nor Harnsberger, Betty Horne. Home Room 118 High Sophomore Miss Mildred Kelley, teacher FIRST ROW: William Chesnutt, Norman DeBerry, Harrison Chauncey, Rudy Forrest, Leon Common. SECOND ROW: Myron Dia- mondstein, Hiram Hogge, Glenn Boyd, Jimmy Whitly, Fred Dunkam, Edward Dow- dy, Eddie Hanna. THIRD ROW: Melvin Davis, Jane Harris, Anne Delk, Anne Camper, Jean Cathy, Dorothy Nichols, Mildred Beck, Mae Chapman, Mary Ann Buck, Jean Thompson, Charles Holloway. Home Room 208 High Sophomore Miss Beulah Brasher, teacher FIRST ROW: George Theophi- los. Tucker Stepp, Melvin Lewis, Harvey Rubin, Arthur Olaison. SECOND ROW: Cleo Ryan, Shirley Tong, Sally Smith, Anita Mae Snead, Joyce Rob- erts, Ann Thomas, Frances Sawyer, June Oliver, Marga- ret Taylor, Zoe Paros, Ann Samuels, Ann Saunders, Bet- ty Ann Scott, Jean Royal, Marion Saunders, Isabella Rubert, Miss Brasher. 42 9 nte ' i ' lt ' L IdJeAe Mosie Ofj l Social NcUuAe Home Room 215 High Sophomore Mr. James Mays, teacher FIRST ROW: Graham Scott, Bill Humbert, Bob Hornsby, Ju- lius Conn, Jr., SECOND ROW: Tommie Price, James Redding, Kenneth Haynes, Paul Hudnall, Mau- rice Ward, Alan Levinson, Charles Downs. THIRD ROW: Mr. Mays, Irene Ward, Lois Prillaman, Con- stance Nagele, Joyce Parnell, Nellie Bloxom, Betty Mullins, Adele Morris, Julia Pantele, Thelma Morgan, Zoe Har- cum, Patty Tounsley, Nancy Morgan. Home Room 304 High Sophomore Mrs. Marion Giedemann, teacher FIRST ROW: Lemuel Apperson, John Allen, Ronald Blake, Norman Conn, Leslie Smith, Cornelius Apple. SECOND ROW: Jerry Burton, Robert Brown, Donald Davis, Bobby Norman, Robert Arm- strong, Raymond Boyles, Jim Bicouvaris, Richard Thomp- son, Cecil Baines. THIRD ROW: Mrs. Giedemann, Runell Alford, Harriet Aro- now, Dorothy Brinkley, Ger- line Aronoff, Janet Belote, Hilda Casey, Linda Avant, Marian Barnett, Elsie Bate- man, Eleanor Tolec, Doris Tyree, Nancy Richards, Mar- guerite Ahern, B a r b a r a Brown. Home Room 316 High Sophomore Mr. Herman Levy, teacher FIRST ROW: David Topping, Harold Walke, Keith Water- house, Ralph Wicke, Walter Wilmouth, Marvin Weger. SECOND ROW: Bertie Nolf, Vernell Traylor, Odell Crock- er, Norrie Xiftros, Clara Mae Whitfield, Marie Young, Dolly Vaughan, Jean Wood, Mary Ann Dorsey, Constance Weymouth, Sylvia Shriber, Harriet Harrell, Doris Brown, Peggy Williams, Barbara Eanes, Athena Tsitsera, Jane Carney. 4 3 1+td, Id £e uosid, HOME ROOM 108 Low Seniors Miss Jacqueline Marston, teacher FIRST ROW: Dickie Wiggs, Clayton Luter, Donald Babb, Willard Britt, Bill McLaugh- lin, Harold Gray. SECOND ROW: Joe Ritchie, George Hudgins, Glenna Gal- lion, Jackie Akers, Geraldine Minnerley, Christine Carbola, Nelson Salway, Harold Curl- ing. THIRD ROW: Bill Lloyd, Wil- liam Allen, Harold Brown, Charles Hall. Home Room 301 Low Seniors Mrs. Mary Johnson, teacher FIRST ROW: Ralph Wood, Gray Wilson, Charles Warlitner, Bobby Tilson, Jack Stallings, Calvert Sparrow, Avery Thomas, Thomas Horton. SECOND ROW: Mrs. Johnson, Ethel Williamson, Anita Meeks, Doris Morgan, Betty Jane Silk, Jane White, Mary Kathryn Owen, Betty Lou Williams, Mary Ann Win- borne, Betty Ann Wright, Ann Page Turner, Sarah Mott, Mary Merrill. THIRD ROW: Walter Walker, Milton Barbour, Bill Chalk- ley, Bobby Leigh, Jerry Webb, Paul Mosteller, Kim Chandler, Lloyd Sorenson, Selden Carter, Dewey Schanz. Home Room 309 Low Seniors Miss Annye Burbank, teacher FIRST ROW: Duska Cooper, Arthur O ' Brien, Alexander Nicol, Wallace Rowell, David Morewitz, Mildred Kolas. SECOND ROW: Juanita Robert- son, Geraldine Newsome, Bet- ty Miller, Betty Shaffer, Bar- bara Gooch, Doris Suttle, Joyce Miller, Peggy Phillips, June Sawyer, Joyce Robert- son, Ann Wagner. THIRD ROW: Whit Oder, Joe Meredith, Mark Seidenstein, Rhett Stuart, Harry Richard- son, Tommy Joseph, Terry Longacre. Home Room 214 Low Seniors Miss Elaine Krisch, teacher FIRST ROW: Bill Layton, Char- les Cleary, Frosty Coile, Eu- gene Carson, John Mason. SECOND ROW: Jimmy Seward, Phillip Levy, Billy Gayle, Swanson Hornsby, Wayne Begor, Douglas Mitchell, Wil- liam Marshall, Clifford Goad, Fenton White. 1 ■ f v i l f ' jfa 9 ” j .. ' w M : tVft t W ' Wm ■ ' ; , 1 J ' r c M 9i H W ::: r -9 W T W ' fj T m g iW u 3, 44 Knew. ZueSuftUinCf ! Low Senior Officers Afraid of getting wet? It looks as though low senior officers Jessie Amory, student council representative; Bobby Leigh, president; Juanita Robertson, secretary, and Joyce Dorner, vice president, are well pre- pared for showers. I i i Mr|7» jr || a mm L , Mm Jr % ■ mg P ' rT® h jo - 1 i Home Room 313 Low Senior Mrs. Nina Huffman, teacher FIRST ROW: David London, Donald Gardner, Jay Golub, Leroy Howell, Ralph Vincent, Walter Hancock, Kenneth Kinard, Richard Kubel. SECOND ROW: Robert Landis, Jackie Harrison. THIRD ROW: Shirley Keller, Mary Jane Hillinm Eunice Greene, Margaret Terry, Sel- ma Friedman, Ellen Hancock, Ruth Howell, Tuny McMa- hon, Lucile Jones, Carol Horsley, Francis Gray, Min- nie Garrett, Jean Liverman, Josephine Faulk, Ann Ham- ilton, Shirley Flowers, Gay- nell Oliver, Mrs. Huffman. Home Room 319 Low Senior Mrs. Anne P. Scruggs, teacher FIRST ROW: Billy Allen, Ed- ward Blechman, John Car- lucci, James Easton. SECOND ROW: Leonard Clay- ton, Jack Castelow, John Paros, Joe Merrill, Robert Ellis, Lee Beauchamp. THIRD ROW: Jessie Amory, Dorothy Lindsay, Mrs. Scruggs, Ann Menin, Marilyn Alger, Dorothy Hutchison, Lois Davis, Joyce Dorner, Retha Friedman, Marguerite Crumpler, Selma Black, Mary Lewis Adams, Nancy Bar- low, Catherine Nicholson, Betty Allen, Wanda Creech, Marjorie Boswell. 45 6u Pnxxyvam 01 Activities tCept Vl fiuSif £oe, uf 2 ay 46 9 i ' Week Activities always kept us on the run, Uncle Sam, because if there wasn’t one thing going on in the aft- ernoon, there were two others. Our little date book was booked solid with club meetings and engagements from the time the doors opened in Septem- ber until the last straggler had de- parted in June. We had a good sys- tem, though, Uncle Sam; each club had to plan its meeting place and time so as not to conflict with other clubs’ engagements. It worked out that every day one or two oraniza- tions were called to order. This year saw many of our clubs expand and climb to greater heights. Don’t misunderstnad. Uncle Sam — all these club meetings and engage- ments didn’t get us down. Rather, they provided fun and served to draw us closer to our school. In fact, wo jtist couldn’t have done without them. 47 Monday 9 4, llte 2 ay f lt e Siny Qua, Sonyi REHEARSING FOR AN ASSEMBLY performance, the top rating Mixed Chorus gives an attentive eye to Miss Mildred Bane, director. Members are FIRST ROW: Martin, Ahern, Crump, Norton, Burton, Fogle. SECOND ROW: Burton, Allen, Davis, Gibbons, Hale, Keller, Lar- sen. THIRD ROW: Starboard, Hoyle, Taylor, Bull, Ahern, Kinnard, Green, Gibbons. FOURTH ROW: Avery, Fried- man, Hancock, Ajalat, Roberts, Floyd, Unthank, Hicks, Young. FIFTH ROW: Grace, Harris, Lar rimore, Price, Gladden, Ellis, Belote, McNamara, Meekins, Miller. MIXED CHORUS Have you ever been so proud of something that ou couldn ' t help feeling good all over when you saw or heard it, Uncle Sam? Well, that ' s just the way we feel about our Mixed Chorus — and you would too if you could have heard them in the Spring concert putting everything they had into a portion of the musical score to " Briga- doon " and several religious selections. They worked hard, those choristers, shedding the bed covers early three mornings a week for practice, besides their regular classroom singing. Practice paid off in March though, when they sang their way to a " one " rating — that ' s tops, Uncle Sam — singing class A music and a grade of " two " in sight reading competition at the District Music Festival staged here at our school. This 45-voice ensemble also appeared before the district meeting of the Parent-Teachers ' Associa- tion, the Kiwanis Club, and before many of us for the last time on that important night — graduation. GIRLS ' GLEE CLUB FEMININE SONGSTERS pause on the steps after a Patrons ' League performance long enough to “look at the birdie. " Members of the Girls ' Glee Club are FIRST ROW: Liverman, Cluverius, Martin, Beck, Boswell. SEC- OND ROW: Carney, Langston, Bateman, Saunders. THIRD ROW: McGregor, Smith, Gibbons, Pantele. FOURTH ROW: Williams, Vaughn, Hicks. FIFTH ROW: Unthank, Hancock. Larsen. SIXTH ROW: Taylor, Menin, Grace. SEVENTH ROW ' Larrimore, Avery. " Voices as sweet and radiant as the fragrant rose budding in June " describes our Girls ' Glee Club, Uncle Sam. Highlight of their year ' s work came when they were featured in " Prayer " from " Hansel and Gretel " in the Spring concert. They also made a guest appearance before the high school Parent- Teachers ' Association. 48 And RtijJit Qua, lAJna+Ufk MONDAY MORNING bright and early finds Junior Chorus members airing their voices before an appear- ance on the " Beacon on the Air " program. FIRST ROW: Jones, Fryer, Jones, Lowry, Ajalat, Harris, Hancock, Reese, Burrus, Bloxom, Parnell, Walker, Fowler. SECOND ROW: Mullins, Tart, Snyder, Phillips, Hutton, Rowe, Bax- ter, Eanes, White, Blayton, Warlitner. THIRD ROW: Tay- lor, Sorenson, Robinson, Baxter, Violette, Fenton, Bar- ham, Sheets, Nicholson. FOURTH ROW: Chase, Padgett, Timberlake, Overton, Erlach, Block. FIFTH ROW: Gal- JUNIOR MIXED CHORUS Replica of their big brother, the Mixed Chorus, the 55 members of the Junior Chorus, also were featured in several guest appear- ances during the year. Besides their part on the Christmas assembly, they aired several selections on The Beacon on the Air broadcast in May. As these students advance in school, they graduate to the mixed chorus. lop, Fogle, Johnston, Goode, Cumming, Hargrave, Larri- more, Mayo. THOSE BIG SMILES prove that the Executive Board members do not mind their early Monday morning ses- sion as they gather at 8:30 in the office of Miss Gilder- sleeve, their sponsor. FIRST ROW: Betty Bowen, Nelson Magee, Juanita Seward, Elmo Stephenson, Jane White, and Swanson Hornsby. SECOND ROW: Bobby Hornsby, Nancy Nelson, Joe Plott, Miss Gildersleeve, Jessie Amory, and Larry Armstrong. EXECUTIVE BOARD We know you ' d be proud of our school gov- ernment system, Uncle Sam. Set up on the same plan as your United States government, it is divided into two houses or groups — the Executive Board and the Student Council. Of course, we can ' t exercise much control over world problems, but our docket is filled with plans and problems concerning school affairs. 49 On 7u ' l aq, TdJe Sirucj, Same Mo ie 1 " ' SNOW ' BUSINESS LIKE Show Business " could well be the motto of these song- birds as they go " Walking in a Winter Wonderland. " Carolyn Larsen, Gale Larri- more, Faith Grace, Joyce Avery, Virginia Hicks and Margie Gibbons, who was absent at the time, compose the Girls ' Sextet. CONCERT TIME finds the Boys ' Glee Club workina cn their numbers in a morning rehearsal. FIRST ROW: Jerry Burton, Brice Crump, John Norton, Bill Layton, Virgil Rowe, Jimmy Rierson, Billy Early. SECOND ROW: Arthur Tyler, Ernest Sheets, Melvin Lewis, Bunky Bull, Leroy Howell, Robert Lassiter. THIRD ROW: Kenneth Peebles, Kenneth Kin- nard, Billy Holloman, Douglas Goode, Fenton White, Mickey McNamara, and Alton Roberts. is m Stem 1 1 i H A ph 1 1 1 pj ! BOYS ' GLEE CLUB When all cur male voices got together and coded themselves the Boys ' Glee Club, Uncle Sam, we really had a treat! Taking a fancy to spirituals, they charmed their audience with " I Got Plenty of Nuttin ' " end " Gospel Train " in the annual Spring concert in May. They took the spotlight in an assembly pro- gram with " The Whiffenpoof Song " and were so good, Uncle Sam, that they gave an encore on the school ' s program for National Education Week. GIRLS ' SEXTET These six singing sweethearts, better known as our Girls ' Sextet, would w : n the admiration of any listener, Uncle Sam. If you only could have heard them sing " Oh Dear, What Can the Matter Be? " in the Spring concert, you would have given them your stamp of approval too. Bedecked in stocking caps and long socks, they scored a big hit on the Christmas assembly and cn the Beacon on the Air show with their presentation of " Jingle Bells " and " Winter Won- derland. " 50 And 1U fyloosi HELPING THE SPOOKS and goblins in their year- ly celebration, the mem- bers of the Homemakers Club held a banquet for the occasion. Around the table are De Moss, Hud- gins, Garrett, Harrell, Delk, Elder, Queensbury, Holly, Connie Weymouth, president; T raylor, Young, Ajalat, Xiftros, Avant, Jenkins, Tuck, Todd, Spangler, J. Todd, Derr, and Hester. WHILE THEY PAUSE frem their Tues- day morning debates, members of the Student Council pose with their sponsor, Miss Gildersleeve. FIRST ROW: Miss Gil- dersleeve, Garrett, Pappas, Aronow, Gold- stein, Duling, Kolas, Carmines, Todd, Lassiter, White, Hams. SECOND ROW: Morris, Nelson, Rilee, Crosswell, Grey, Allen, Booth, Armory, Williamson, Suttle, Harnsburger, Neal. THIRD ROW: Thomp- son, Snyder, Bazemore, Cumming, Snead, Williams, Bowen, White, Minnerly, War- litner, Lawsen. FOURTH ROW: Schwartz, Barham, Hahn, White, Spivey, Hill, B. Hornsby, S. Hornsby, Armstrong, Hazel- wood, Holloway. HOMEMAKERS ' CLUB There ' s one organization in our school. Uncle Sam, that ' s going to have a big influence on the home and family life of tomorrow. That ' s our Future Homemakers ' Club which just this year became a member of the national organization — Future Homemakers of America. To bring Christmas joy to unfortunate children abroad, the girls packed three large boxes with sixty pounds of Christmas gifts for the World Friendship Festival in October, and, do you know, Uncle Sam, that they received so many Christ- mas cards in return for the gifts that they started a collection of them! They also turned hosts and entertained the Federation of Homemakers ' Clubs here in May. STUDENT COUNCIL During the past year, our governing body has chalked up many improvements around our school: republished and put into the hands of every newcomer a Counsellor, a pocket sized booklet containing information for newcomers to NNHS; sponsored several school hops; sent rep- resentatives to student government meetings in Hampton, Morrison, and Fredericksburg, Vir- ginia; provided lunch time melodies in the cafe- teria via the new school jukebox; sent shoe boxes of school supplies to devastated foreign countries and a Christmas package to Mr. and Mrs. Steve Vickers, in England, who were exchange teach- ers here last year; and lent a helping hand to the Friendship Train. What do you say, Uncle Sam, aren ' t you proud of our school government? 51 lAJednebday 9b JUlsia uj, And (led Gno-bb 2) ay " OUR SCHOOLS SERVE OUR WORLD " is the theme of the Junior Red Cross as they perform their duties at one of their regular meetings. FIRST ROW: Perzon, Chappel, Thornton, Gall, McMahon, Curling. SECOND ROW: Harris, Thomas, Nachman, Buffington, Smith, Kelly. THIRD ROW: Miss Giedemann, sponsor; Joyner, Bromberg, Kolas, Phelps, Winborne, Jones. FOURTH ROW: Ryan, Shaw, Boss, Meechan, Watson, Knox, Mayer, Dillingham, Marsh, Timberlake, Pittman, Zilber, Fogle, Elder, Powell. FIFTH ROW: Rogers, Sheets, Wade, Webb, Gage, Goldstein, Zegopolus, Adams, Schaefer, Shriber, Langston, Mullins, Dickenson. JUNIOR RED CROSS Here ' s something that will make you beam, Uncle Sam. Practically every student in New- port News high school owns a Junior Red Cross pin and membership card. Our school chapter, upheld the respected name of its elder, the American Red Cross, in its good deeds for mankind. Last Thanks- giving, they gave the men at the Veterans ' Hospital something to be thankful for, when six volunteers visited the hospital and filled nut baskets with all kinds of nuts. And surely, they must have planted a spark of Christmas joy in the hearts of those patients, Uncle Sam, when ten of the members went down in Decem- ber and decorated in top fashion, Christmas trees. February took them back again to fill Valentine baskets with all sorts of goodies. These are our " Angels of Mercy! " LIBRARY ASSISTANTS ' CLUB The Library Assistants Club is a rather exclusive society, member- ship open to the students who help in the library. Six assistants and two sponsors, Miss Elizabeth Saunders and Miss Margaret Garland, met together once a month to discuss library headaches, laughs, work and amusement . Dinner at the Hotel Warwick was a grand climax, cele- brating the end of a year ' s work. The finale came as each girl pinned her little gold book, the emblem of her service, on her coat. BUSY AT WORK are the student libra- rians: Shirley Corey, Jeanette Dalton, Gail McMahon, Jessie Amory, Lorraine Sellers, Beth Quynn, Nancy Lumpkin, and Dorothy Hutchinson. 52 And We Send 7 lie Anchor On 9tb Waif Turning new hands at old tricks, our yearbook staff decided to join the rest of the yearbook crowds this year and combine the usual February and June ANCHORS into a larger, better all-around book. And best of all, Uncle Sam, we have handsome leather padded covers — the first in the history of the ANCHOR! Of course, we can ' t overlook the success of our June 1947 book be- cause it really garnered the honors, what with collecting honor ratings from Columbia Press Association and the Virginia Literary League and bringing home a first class spot from National Scholastic Press Association. We ' re especially proud of the new book, though, because our own staff photographers took and developed all the pictures with the exception of the Senior photos. We ' re convinced that this is the best book we ' ve ever had, and we hope to top all records with a — well, we ' ve got high hopes, Uncle Sam. FOUR HEADS are better than one when it comes to get- ting the ANCHOR ready for press. Discussing pictures are Edi- tors Helen Want, Virginia Gall, Beth Quynn, and Patricia Moss. AFTER THE ANCHOR IS SAFELY in the hands of the printers, the staff gathers to celebrate and enjoy a chat in honor of the occasion. FIRST ROW: Ad Staff: Dorothy Boswick; Amelia Baines; Rita McGrego r, Manager; Anita Loewenthal, Manager; Nancy Lumpkin. SECOND ROW: Peggy Derring, Maxine Justice, Activities Editors; Arlene Katzenburg, Shirley McCollum, Barbara Fogle, Biography Editors; Ruth Reeves, Martha Starboard, Harlene Wol- ever, Senior Photo Editors. THIRD ROW: Susan Anderson, Activities Editor; Juanita Seward, Jeanette Siceloff, Betty Bowen, Carolyn Larsen, Feature Editors; Jean Lowry, Senior Photo Editor; Margo Panos, Danny Ottenstein, Alex Lampros, Sports Editors. 53 6 v Jltu idtay % e Study GaelanJi tucJz NO, IT ' S NOT JULIUS CAESAR and his friends, but members of the Latin Club gathering to enjoy o Roman Ban- quet dressed in togas, the native dress of the Romans, while initiates of the club act as servants. ON FLOOR: (Slaves) Holzbach, Garrett, Hedgepeth, Grace, Bull, Belote, Hancock, Carnmon, Snyder, Powell, Overton, Fenigsohn, Fogle, Block, Gooch, Lamberth, Hutton, Bazemore, Nelson. SEATED AT TABLE: Miss Elmo Free, sponsor; Saunders, Aronow, Morris, Pantele, Wolever, Belote, Bateman, Tay- lor, Mayer, Wise, Brown. STANDING — FRONT ROW: Fox, Peach, Liesmann, Aronoff, Tsitsera, Weger, Bloxom, Shri- ber, Black, Morgan, Levinson, Rubert, Thomas, Powell, Wornom, Williams, Hill, Gray, Peebles. STANDING— BACK ROW: Manning, Gibbons, Royal, Dorsey, Thompson. LATIN CLUB Allhough they were kept busy struggling with their translation of Caesar, our Latin Club mem- bers also found a few hours to engage in old Ro- man customs. If you could have seen the Latin students at their Roman Banquet this Spring, Uncle Sam, you would have thought you had stepped into the boot of ancient Italy itself! With Ihe twenty initiates into the club serving as Roman slaves, the banquet featured a clas- sical dance, musical selections, a bit of Roman history in the form of a skit, and typical Roman food served without knives and forks. Other activities which demanded ex tra hours of work were the guest appearance of the club on the Beacon on the Air radio shew and an ex- hibit during Latin Week in April. On display were student-made dolls, booklets, charts, and the most unique Roman kitchen you ever saw. Uncle Sam! The Valentine Museum in Richmond aided in the exhibit. The most fun came in May though, Uncle Sam, when one of the members invited the whole club up to his country home for the best picnic you could imagine! BOYS ' QUARTET Remember back several years, Uncle Sam? Back when they had barber shop quartets? Well, we too, have one here in Newport News high school, lacking only the slicked back hair, rolled moustaches, end face towels. From a great many tryouts, these four " Singing Sams " were chosen to bear the title of the Boys ' Quartet. Perfected by long hours of prac- tice, the quartet put in public ap- pearances on our weekly radio show, the Beacon cn the Air; at a church banquet, and at the Christmas as- sembly where they performed, clad in striped pajamas, to the tune of " Santa Claus Is Coming to Town. " YES, THE BOYS ' QUARTET look as if they really are waiting for Santa as they sing " Santa Claus Is Cornin ' to Town " in the Christmas assembly. Members are Buddy Ajalat, Winter Davis, George Floyd, Bunky Bull. 54 And tyddaif, Qu i £ device GluL Gllclz-i NOT VERY BUSY RIGHT NOW, these Science Club members ha e worked on many projects during the year, such as minerals, photography, and plants. SEATED: Mary Anne Dorsey, Harlene Wolever, Pet Moss, Mary le vis Adams, Glen Mitchell, Beth Quynn, Nellie Bloxom, Shelton Barnes. STANDING: Darden Pittman, Galen Moore, Thelma Morgan, Phillip Levy, Virgil Rowe, Alan Levinson, Julia Pantele, Miss Floyd, spon- sor; Athena Tsitsera, and Aclele Morris. SCIENCE CLUB SPANISH CLUB Do you like to study all types of science, Uncle Sam ? Well, if you do, you ' d feel right at home in our Science Club, of which Miss Susie Floyd is the sponsor. Fields of interest for the members ranged from simple rock col- lections to complex studies in the science of blood-chemistry. During the semester, several members of the club visited the Virginia Jun- ior Academy of Science Open House at the College of William and Mary. Officially ending the club meetings, a weiner roast served a double purpose: to welcome in the new members, and to bid the 13 graduat- ing members " au revoir. " Como esta usted, lio Sam? Our members of the Cervantes Spanish Club would probably swamp you with this as well as other questions, if you could meet them. If you could manage to eavesdrop at one of its meetings, you would probably hear the most delightful music this side of the Rio Grande. Accompanied by the sponsor and his son on piano and flute, the members warble many a sweet Spanish tune. Among its many other activities, the Cervantes Spanish Club also presented a program on the weekly " Beacon on the Air " show. Its theme was to impress listeners with the importance of learn- ing Spanish. BUENAS DIAS SENORES and Senori- tas. These members of the Spanish Club greet you as three of them dress in the native dress of South America. FRONT ROW: Retha Friedman, Mary Ann Win- borne, Betty Ann Williams. SECOND ROW: Barbara Elder, Zoe Paros, Barbara Fink, Selma Black, Jean Everette, Doro- Ihy Hutchinson, Bonnie Greene, Caro- lyn Larsen, Catherine Pappas, Sarah Chase, George Morecock, Ann Gardner. THIRD ROW: Rodney Pierce, Charles Knox, Philip Allen, Alexander Nicol, James Johnston, John Norton, Betty Gatling, and Nelson Magee. 55 6un, fjaumali tic Se uUce4, foe Needled, THE FIRST BEACON ON THE AIR show finds An- nouncer Eddie Newsome interviewing Nancy Nelson and John Egan from the fall play cast. CO-EDITORS Seward and Bowen confer over a crisis. You probably are already familiar with The Beacon, Uncle Sam, as we have been sending you an issue every week. However, just in case you might have skipped over a spot of news we ' ll let you in on a few of the weekly ' s ac- complishments this year. To gather a few tips on better newspaper tactics from the experts, staff members took two jaunts to journalism conventions; one in Cleveland, Ohio, and the other on the campus of Washington and Lee University in Lexing- ton. If you could have tuned in radio station WCH every Saturday at noon, you could have acquired a better picture of our school through our half hour broadcast, " The Beacon on the Air. " It aired such features as interviews, mu- sical selections, editorials, skits, sports and fashion reviews, and news. The treat of the year came when we disre- garded all rules of good journalism and had a fling editing an April Fool issue. On the se- rious side, our editorials have been plugging for better school spirit, improved conditions in the cafeteria, and an art course, which will be installed in the curriculum next year. Is it no wonder we barely beat the dead- line? READING ' WRITIN ' , AND SELLING ads make up the work of The Beacon Staff. Members are: Beth Quynn, Patricia Moss, Pat Young, Alex Lampros, Selma Black, Mary Lewis Adams, Mark Seidenstein, Nancy Barlow, Jack Pogue, Jack Wright, Margo Panos, Lorraine Sellers. 56 fiut Sjxecial 3 ayd fetf, Jio- iosi Saci tlel atteeded NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY Well, Uncle Sam, we imagine the members of this organization are considered about the best students in school. You see, the National Honor Society is the high schools ' answer to the colleges ' Phi Beta Kappa. The only way to obtain a much-desired membership is to be selected by the faculty on the basis of scholarship, leadership, charac- ter and service to the school. MEMBERS are Martha Starboard, Virginia Gall, Patricia Moss, Juanita Seward, Betty Bowen. BACK: Danny Ottenstein. ABSENT: Tommy Armstrong, Anne Holmes, Phillip Levy, Nelson Magee, David Murray, Helen Want. QUILL AND SCROLL For writers only is our Quill and Scroll, honorary journalistic organi- zation. The club granted member- ship to twelve young writers who had written 100 or more inches in The Beacon and had submitted a sample of their best endeavors to Interna- tional Quill and Scroll to be judged or who had turned in exceptional work on the yearbook. MEMBERS gather around a table for a bite to eat during their social for the initia- tion of new members: SEATED: Virginia Gall, Jean Lowry, Betty Bowen, Juanita Seward, Patricia Moss, Carolyn Larsen, Margo Panos. STANDING: Miss Frances Taylor, sponsor; Alex Lampros, Mary Lewis Adams, Selma Black, Nancy Barlow, Glen Mitchell, Jack Wright. NATIONAL THESPIANS An honorory organization for " daring dramatists, " the local chapter of the National Thespians holds its initiation of new members twice a year, selecting them on the basis of service to the drama depart- ment. It seems like an eternity before enough of those preci- ous points pile up, sometimes, Uncle Sam. NO, HE ' S NOT DEAD, just carry- ing out part of the Thespian initia- tion. Members are (lying) Buddy Aja- lat, (kneeling) George Floyd and Jane White, (standing) Betty Bowen, Shir- ley McCallum, Eddie Newsome, Grace Powell, Ethel Williamson, Anita Loew- enthal, and Mildred Binder. 57 THESE FOUR GALS with the classy chassis are our pretty flag twirlers who go through their paces at the head of the band. Clad in their new gold and white satin costumes, high white boots, and rakish little hats cocked over one eye, they gave al- most professional performances at all our football games. They are Belle Farmer, Ola Hill, Billy Holloman, strutting drum major; JGne Wornom, and Nancy Miffleton. Them is never a d jll moment where our band is concerned This large group of snappily dressed students has brought home more honors and awards then you can shake a stick at. During fcolball season, the Cold and Blue musicians strut- ted their stuff at all our home games and also at the Maury game in Norfolk. Thev formed appropriate figures while sere- nading the cheering crowds in Ihe stands. We all had a good laugh when they formed a huge bicvcle while playing " A Bicycle Built for Two. " Why, it looked real enough to ride! Our annual concert, staged May 6 and 7, con- tained a little bit of every kind of music — even to selections from the latest Broadway hits. The highlight came with the presentation of George Gershwin ' s " Porgy and Bess. " Among the other honors our band was awarded was the coveted " 1 " rating in the State Band Contest which was held here in our own school in March. You see that was the highest rating they could obtain. Then they were eligible to play in the Charlottesville festival in May with other high school bands. Just in case you would like to know who de- serves the credit for all this progress, Miss Elea- nor Sherman is the band director, and Willard Britt is the drum major, who succeeded Billy Hol- loman, high stepping leader of the first semester. 58 lAJltett 6u i Mu ' iicia+ib PlGUf, " llteq, r ie 7o-p, l f " tf.olJz4, Saif, WAITING FOR THE FOOTBALL game to begin are the highlighters of half-time, the members of the high school band. FIRST ROW: Weger, Holt, Powell, Fox, Peach, Sherman, Frank, Moore, Shultz, Walker, Holloman, Daniel, Hill. SECOND ROW: Shockley, Taylor, Barnes, Watson, Telstead, J. Kitchen, Gardner, Wiggs, Britt, Gaskins, Seward. THIRD ROW: Jackson, T. Frank, Francis, Crumpler, Cofer, Wimmer, Goldberg, Burcher, Odell, Nachman. FOURTH ROW: Hall, Brinkley, Manning, Savage, Atkins, Wise, Chapman, Bluford, M. Levy, Deck, P. Levy. FIFTH ROW: Henderson, Unthank, Spiers, D. Babb, E. Babb, Key, C. Hall, Allen, Gray. SIXTH ROW: Ellis, Jones, Harrison, Wilson, Hogge, B. Kitchen, Foreman, Blechman, Masters, Johnson. SEVENTH ROW: Coe, Hinson, Midkiff, Morris, Van Netter, Schanz. 5 5 PlaifA, ahe Ihe Sjzo-tlicflit 9ft fyall Aftdt SprUfUj, Acclaimed as " the best production ever, " " Our Town, " the fall play given by the drama department, was an outstanding example of the best in high school acting. The presenta- tion was given without the use of scenery, fur- niture, or props, with the actors pantomiming much of the play ' s action from playing ball to cooking biscuits. Because the whole cast turned in creditable performances, no one actor could be singled out as having been outstanding. However, for their fine interpretation of their roles, high praise was earned by Paul Sawyer as the stage manager; Betty Bowen as Mrs. Gibbs; Tuny McMahon as Mrs. Webb; Nancy Nelson as Emily Webb, and John Egan as George Gibbs. As its name suggests, " Our Town " is the story of life in Grovers Corners but it could be your town or mine. The plot centers around two families, the Webbs and the Gibbs and primarily their children, Emily and George, who in the first act are youngsters in the throes of first love, in the second are married, and in the third separated by Emily ' s death. In the most moving scene in the modern the- ater is shown the peace and quiet of death which can never be understood by the living. GAZING INTO THE STARRY blue Rebecca (Barbara Duling), George (John Egan), and Emily (Nancy Nelson) wistfully dream from their windows (better known as stepladders) while below three of the town ladies, Mrs. Gibbs, (Betty Bowen), Mrs. Soams (Marjorie Schnell), and Mrs. Webb (Tuny McMahon) exchange a bit of gossip. IMAGINARY BEANS get an imaginary shelling as two of the leading characters Mrs. Gibbs (Betty Bowen) and Mrs. Webb (Tuny McMahon) enjoy a neighborly chat. One organization of our school that is needed practically every time we have an assembly and for every play is the stage crew. Under the direction of the drama department, these boys set up the scenery for all high school plays, prepare the light- ing effects and change the stage between acts. Not only do these boys work for the high school, but local organizations hire them when they need the assistance of our ex- pert crew. HURRY! HURRY! These boys of the stage crew had to put on the steam to get the props up between scenes at the fall play: Raymond Barbour, Melvin Nachman, Jack Purnell, and Bobby Hornsby. 60 ' Iltaie Ale Ue imeA, r lt lte t blama 9 i Kintj, Had you attended any of our school plays or concerts, Uncle Sam, no doubt you would have been ushered to your seat by one of our charming feminine ushers. Or had you been annoyed by noises in the halls during one of the performances, one or more of our mas- culine ushers would have had the dis- turbance stopped. Yes, courtesy, serv- ice and dependability are first and foremost with all our ushers, while good looks in both personal appear- ance and in dress rate second. ALL DRESSED and ready to perform their duties at the final performance of the spring play are ushers Margaret Taylor, Jessie Amory, Juanita Robertson, Dorothy Hudgins, Alex Lam- pros, Jane White, Peggy Williams, and Rita McGregor. " PULL YOUR STOMACH IN, " says Penny Sycamore (Betty Bowen) industriously painting the anemic boarder, Mr. DePinna (Rhett Stuart), as a handsome discus thrower, while he poses, poised for flight. EXPOUNDING HIS PHILOSOPHY IN LIFE, Grandpa Vanderhof (Eugene Haynes) earnestly lectures to his grand- daughter, Alice (Nancy Nelson) and her sweetheart, Tony (Warren Pope). The play was " You Can ' t Take It With You " but the actors really took the audiences with their version of the hilarious antics of the Syc- amore family. A serious philosophy of the im- portance of individual freedom, as opposed to the importance of wealth was forcefully pre- sented underneath the humor of the play. When Director Crane began to choose the cast, she found so much talent that she dou- ble-cast the three-night production. Outstand- ing performers were Betty Bowen and Tuny McMahon as the flighty Penny; Richard Thompson and Eugene Haynes as easy-going Grandpa Vanderhof; Jack Stinson and " Sis- ter " Greene, Warren Pope and Nancy Nelson, as the pair of young lovers, Tony and Alice. A new actor made his appearance in the form of Whiffenpoof Crane, Miss Crane ' s French poodle puppy, who took the part of two kit- tens that were in the original script of the play An unseen star was the staff which per- formed the difficult task of assembling the long list of properties needed in the play — a list that included firecrackers, snakes, a print- ing press, a zylophone, an erector set, and even an unfinished portrait on an easel. 6 And Council Anc Always On Call Salesmanship plus is what our Distributors ' Club rates, Uncle Sam. Besides copping first prize in a poster con- test at the State Distributors ' Club convention in Richmond, a member of our club was elected both state and national parliamentarian. In December, the club joined with the Fu- ture Homemakers ' Club and sponsored a Christmas hop, then played host to all the Tidewater clubs at another hop in May. It ' s a wonder they even had time to work and learn good salesmanship, isn ' t it, Uncle Sam? We hate to tell you this, Uncle Sam, but just as in most schools and organizations, our school is infected with a few who cannot con- trol themselves and do not possess that trait of honesty. That is why we have to have an honor council and honor code. The council sponsored two Honor Weeks — one each semester- during which time they presented assemblies with both guest and stu- dent speakers. We hope, Uncle Sam, that through stress- ing the importance of honor in high school, we can help cure that disease that has pla- gued our world so long. BILLY RHODES STANDS to lead a discussion in making plans for a convention with Mr. William Shumate, sponsor- Palmer Gibbons, Betty Miller, Leroy Quarles, Joyce Robertson, Marjorie Blake, Melvin Nachman, David Pleasants, Shirley Corey, Selma Friedman, Audrey Hubbard, Nelson Salway, Josephine Faulk. " THEIR HONORS, " left to right are: Billy Peach, 10 high; Mr. Shreeves, sponsor; Mary Jane Hilling, chair- man, 4 low; Rita McGregor, secretary, 4 high; David Murray, 4 high; Carolyn Powell, 9 low. 62 And N NcM-S GUeeSileade iA, Abe On 7lte fiail EVEN THOUGH WE HAVE three ' ip-top full-time secretaries in the high school office, a staff of student assitsants works there each dov in his or her free period. They attend to issuing tardy slips, filing record cards and schedules, running errands, making themselves useful in all ways possible. " Helping out " arc Roberta Golds ein, Pat Moss, Bessie Rouvalis, Donald Babb, and Nancy Grubbs. HIPI HIP! HOORAY! This time we students are cheering our cheerleaders for the wonderful job they have done this past year at all our football and basketball games. We ' re sure they would impress you, Uncle Sam, for nine prettier, peppier, and more graceful girls simply aren ' t to be found. Leading the yells that urged our boys to fight in their opening game are cheerleaders Anne Holmes, Anne Atkinson, Barbara Belote, Sally Smith, Sister Greene, Doris Carmack, Nel- lie Rowe, Pat Young, and Barbara Fogle. 63 We footed fyosi 7 he yfiliaan On 7 lie Qiidfoan, cMa ' idw-oad And J iacJz With the opening of each new school year, we never fail to feel a tingle right through our history books when the first pep assembly heralds in — you guessed it. Uncle Sam — FOOTBALL! There ' s nothing to equal the flying leaves of autumn that go hand in hand with storms of confetti, balloons, big yellow chrysanthemums , crystal-clear nose-nipping air — and the all-exciting struggle for top place on the score- board. Then, along with the regret that the football season is over, comes the first bounce on the hardwood, and the stu- dent body realizes that suddenly BAS- KETBALL has “snuck” in! Golly, Uncle Sam, having a championship quintet like ours this year is wonder- ful! Finally, there comes the gradually- strengthening sunlight, the few brave green shoots popping out of the ground — and TRACK. We get a good seat up in the stands again for this sport, and marvel at the seemingly endless energy of our runners, shot-putters, vaulters, and jumpers. Don ' t think this is entirely a man ' s world around NNHS, Uncle Sam. The girls get in some time at the mound, on the archery range, and on the basket- ball court. There ' s many a lass sport- ing a golden “N " on her sweater for prowess in the feminine world of sports. 65 tf-all (itiGuCfitt J cM-uAJzij, Zl aeti VARSITY AND JUNIOR VARSITY: FIRST ROW Foste ■, Jockscn, Waterhouse, Price, Begor, Gray, Davis, Hahn, Boyles, Hancock, London, Allen, Thomas. SECOND ROW Jones, Purnell, Hanna, R. Armstrong, Oliver, Taylor, Fennell, Meekins, T. Armstrong, Hamilton, Gayle, Panayotis, Becouvaris, McNamara, Worton, Faulk. THIRD ROW Lloyd, Mos- tellar, A. Joseph, Ellis, Hudgins, S. Hornsby, Burton, Dunkum, Heath, Llewellyn, Castelow, Easton, Cowling, Theopolis. FOURTH ROW Paros, T. Joseph, Hornsby, Kelly, Webb, Stephenson, Hill, Landis, Wagner, Schanz. We had a fighting football squad this year Although it won only three out of ten con- tests, we had a team of which we could be proud — for it never gave up. Starting the season with new Coach Louis Plummer, twelve lettermen, and quite an ar- ray of reserves, the Cold and Blue took Mat- thew Whaley of Williamsburg, 13 to 0 in the season opener. A week later, the Typhoon gridmen toppled a scrappy Warwick High eleven by 26 to 0 count. E. C. Class of Lynchburg invaded Saunders ' Stadium the following Saturday to engage the Plummermen in their first conference tilt. A final quarter rally fell short, however, for even though the Cold and Blue gridsters scored 14 markers in the last frame, they bowed to Class 21 to 14. Moving across the river the squad was scuttled by Maury ' s Commodores by a margin of 1 2 to 0. Wilson ' s Presidents downed the Typhoon 1 9 to 0 under the lights of a jam-packed Ap- prentice field. When Fairfax High ' s gridders left Newport News, they took home a 24 to 0 setback with them. However the next two contests proved heartbreaking for the Typhoon, being edgea out by both Alexandria and Hopewell 7 to 6. An 80-yard run by Bobby Skinner toppled the Typhoon 7 to 0 and presented Granby ' s Blue Comets with their first conference vic- tory. Resuming play with their arch rivals, Hamp- ton High ' s Crabbers, after a five-year layoff, because of unsportsmanlike conduct between the two schools, the Cold and Blue was de- feated 1 9 to 12. The score does not really tell the story, however, because in this contest the gridmen played their finest game of the sea- son. 66 Jltat fyo-ufflti Qamehf, BIG FIVE Backfield Coach Paul Kluk, Co-Captain Jimmy Hahn, Head Coach Lou Plummer, Co-Captain Tommy Armstrong, Line Coach J. C. Range. SKULL SESSION Before the Crabber game. Coach Plummer goes over a few plays with the team to keep them in shape mentally before the tussle. SCORE BOARD Sept. 20 N.N. 13 Sept. 27 N.N. 26 Oct. 4 N.N. 14 Oct. 1 1 N.N. 0 Oct. 18 N.N. 0 Oct. 25 N.N. 24 Oct. 31 N.N. 6 Nov. 14 N.N. 6 Nov. 22 N.N. 0 Nov. 27 N.N. 12 non-conference game Matthew Whaley 0 Warwick 0 Lynchburg . 21 Maury 12 Wilson 19 Fairfax 0 Alexandria 7 Hopewell 7 Granby 7 Hampton 1 9 BACKFIELD — Gayle, Hahn, Taylor, Hamilton. LINE — Stephenson, Cowling, McNamara, Armstrong, Heath, Meekins, Lloyd. 67 2bedjiite Ute Jiao Scosiel j- JET PROPELLED With the help of Lou Hamilton (92) a Matthew Whaley back flies through the air with the greatest of ease. Harold Cray comes in to assist. VICTORY DAY Billy Gayle (79) finds some tough opposition on the opening day. The Ty- phoon tock the game 1 3 to 0. SURPRISE A Lynchburg back (61) gave a surprised look and got in return, a second later, a few hundred pounds of Typhoon. GOING DOWN Lou Hamilton is about to reach the ground floor in the Maury game after picking up five yards. 68 Ind p,paiiti ut PASS COMPLETE Billy Gayle (on the ground) snares one of Lou Taylor ' s passes for seven yards in the Hamp- ton game. CRUSH A CRABBER Lou Hamilton makes a desperate lunge to get Carneal in the Hampton game. POWERHOUSE Three Crabbers could not stop Jimmy Hahn (arrow pointing to him) from scoring in the Thanksgiv- ing Day game. 69 ScjfUadt b Killed cJla id FIRST ROW: Senior Manager Schwartz, Leigh, Panayotis, Owen, Boyles, Seward, Joseph, Manager Wicke. SECOND ROW: Coach Plummer, Jones, Captain Stephenson, Taylor, Markos, Presson, Joseph, Cowling, Coach Co nn. Absent from picture: Fennell. SCHEDULE Dec. 17 N.N. 37.... William Mary " B " 35... Here Dec. 19 N.N. 37.... ....Wilmington, N. C 25 Here Jan. 6 N.N. 44.... Holy Trinity 25... Here Jan. 9 N.N. 35... Maury ...24... Here Jan. 1 0 N.N. 26.... ....Warwick 21... Here Jan. 1 6 N.N. 31... ....Wilson 27 . Here Jan. 20 ... N.N. 40 Granby 49... Here Jan. 23 N.N. 29... -- U. N. C. " Frosh " 30 . ..There Jan. 24 N.N. 30.... ... Duke " B " 39... .There Jan. 30 N.N. 40.... ....Petersburg 15... Here Feb. 5 N.N. 38.... ...Maury 37... ..There Feb. 7 N.N. 23.... . ... Annapolis " Plebes " 40... ...There Feb. 12 N.N. 31.... . ..Wilson 17... ...There Feb. 16 N.N. 57.... ....Norview 24... Here Feb. 18 N.N. 40... ... Hampton 29... ..There Feb. 20 N.N. 35... ...Granby 34... ...There Feb. 25 N.N. 51.... ....Norview 22... .There Feb. 27 .. N.N. 54.... Hampton 27.... Here March 6 N.N. 43... William Mary " B " 34 ..Here STATE BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT March 1 1 N.N. 42.... ....Thomas Jefferson 28 ....Norfolk March 12 N.N. 51... Alexandria ... 37 ... ...Norfolk March 13 N.N. 35... ...John Marshall .45.... ... Norfolk 70 A+id aHefi i 1lte P io l UtcU " These sacred walls, " Uncle, now house the Eastern District basketball champions for the first time since 1944. The cagers lost only five tilts in twenty-two games, three of their setbacks being received from college freshman teams. The first setback of the season came when Granby ' s Blue Comets visited the local gym and presented the Typhoon with a 49 to 40 defeat. For a while many Newport fans were discour- aged, but when the quint traveled to Norfolk to face the Comets in a return match, hopes were high once again, as the basketeers returned with a 35 to 34 victory. Trips through Carolina brought the only other black marks, for the Typhoon was dropped by the University of North Carolina freshmen 30 to 29 and was downed by the Duke " B " squad 39 to 30. The Annapolis " plebes " overpowered the Cold and Blue quint by a margin of 40 to 23. Winning all of the rest of the tilts the Conn- men came through the regular season crowned as Eastern District Champs. In the first tilt of the state playoffs the quintet stopped Thomas Jefferson high school of Rich- mond 42 to 28, staging a brilliant halftime come- back. Many loyal rooters witnessed the tussle the following night when the courtmen took George Washington of Alexandria in their stride 51 to 37. In this tilt Captain Elmo Stephenson broke Paul Gentry ' s (John Marshall of Richmond) individual scoring record of 28 points by chalk- ing up 30 markers. However later on in the semi- finals the " Richmond Wonder " netted 34 points to set a new record. In the Championship tilt, the boys were downed by John Marshall ' s Justices 45 to 35 and received the runner-up trophy. Captain Elmo Stephenson received this year ' s Agathon trophy for outstanding performance on Ihe hardwood and the Williams ' trophy, pre- sented for the first time this season, was received by Pete Markos, the most outstanding defensive player of the year. VARSITY WORKOUT — In a practice session after school, Coach Conn gives helpful information to four mem- bers of the team. 71 Ueq, JUitened 7 a ve ' uf, r Wosid 0 Advice FIRST ROW: Coach Conn, Cowling, Taylor, Fennell. SECOND ROW: Stephenson, Markos, Presson, Jcres. JUMP BALL! Dan Presson leaps up to out- jump this Maury basketeer and neatly tap the ball into the waiting hands of Elmo Stephenson. WOTTA MAN DAN! Dan Presson flies through the air to score against Granby ' s Blue Comets. This tilt proved a heartache, for it was the cagers ' first loss. OOPS, MISSED! Pete Markos misses a duck shot in the Typhoon ' s second tilt with the William and Mary " B " squad, another vic- tory for the home team 72 Gaach Gann Gauld Qlue Lou Taylor Forward INDiVtOUAL SCORING (exclusive of playoffs) NAME G FG F Total Elmo Stephenson ...19 91 80 262 Lou Taylor ...19 60 9 129 Dan Presson ...17 37 18 92 Harold Jones ...19 36 16 88 Pete Markos ...19 35 17 87 Bobby Fennell ...1 1 15 1 31 Sonny Cowling ...1 1 4 1 9 Bernard Owen ...12 4 0 8 Allen Joseph ... 8 3 0 6 Ray Boyles ... 5 2 0 4 Jimmy Seward ...12 1 1 3 Bob Panayotis ... 7 1 0 2 John Paros ... 1 0 0 0 Tommy Joseph ... 6 0 0 0 Bobby Leigh ... 7 0 0 0 Donald Pulsifer ... ... 4 0 0 0 Totals 239 143 721 Capt. Elmo Stephenson Guard JUNiOR VARSiTY SCHEDULE Dec. 17 N.N. 37.... ....Langley Field 18— Here Dec. 19 N.N. 29. ... ...Morrison 16... Here Jan. 6 ...N.N. 38.... ....Holy Trinity 16.... Here Jan. 9 N.N. 31.... . ..Maury 18... Here Jan. 10 N.N. 29... ...Morrison 22... Here Jan. 16 N.N. 18. .. ...Wilson 25... Here Jan. 20 N.N. 27.... ....Granby 28... Here Jan. 30 . N.N. 45.... ....Petersburg 21... Here Feb. 5 N.N. 42-.- Maury 32... . There Feb. 13 N.N. 14 .. .Wilson ... 20 . There Feb. 16 ...N.N. 39... Norview 19 — Here 73 Spsii+uj, finaucj,lit lacJz THE 1948 EDITION of the Typhoon thinclods included, FIRST ROW: Schanz, McLaughlin, Co-Captain Beecroft, Co-Captain Foster, Levy, Mitchell, Cowling. SECOND ROW: Coach Conn, Holt, Hahn, Hamilton, Fennell, Hancock, Lloyd, Gray, Coach Plummer. THIRD ROW: Markos, Mosteller, Layton, Wood, Stuart, Lochstamphfor, Joseph, Meredith. FOURTH ROW: Hanna, Davis, Roberts, Bull, Lewis, Waterhouse, Walker, White, Senior Manager Murray. CINDER CARD March 6 — State Indoor Meet — Charlottesville — Third (tie) March 30 — Norview — Here — First April 13 — Wilson — Here — First April 10 — -Granby — There — First April 17 — Tidewater Meet — Williamsburg — Fourth April 24 — Eastern District Meet — Norfolk — Second April 30- — Maury — Here — First May 7 — Hampton — Here — First May 14 and 15 — State Meet — Charlottesville — Fifth 74 With State, Id. jCeadete CO-CAPTAINS Bill Foster and Moss Beecroft were top-notchers this season in the 880 and pole vault Successful in dual meets this season, but un- successful in group competition, the Typhoon lost its State title to John Marshall ' s Justices of Richmond. This marked the first time in the past four years that the thinclads have given up the honor. In the State indoor meet at Charlottesville, the Cold and Blue lost its championship to Alexandria ' s George Washington High and tied with Granby for third place honors. Opening the dual season against Norview High School, the harriers hopelessly outstarred the Pilots by a margin of 1 07 to 6 in Saunders ' Stadium. The following week the squad downed Wilson ' s Presidents 76 to 37, again on home territory. Paving the way for Newport News were Billy Foster and Dewey Schanz, who es- tablished new stadium records. Bill ran the 880 in 2:05.2; Dewey tossed the discus 129 feet 2 inches. The closest affair for the tracksters came in the Granby meet, over at Foreman Field in Norfolk. Although the Comets showed power, the Typhoon came out on top 62 to 51 . Hard luck once again plagued the Conn and Plummermen when they traveled to Carey Field, Williamsburg, for the twenty-fourth an- nual Tidewater meet. Newport High, defend- ing champs, finished fourth, behind John Mar- shall, Granby, and Thomas Jefferson. Granby took Eastern District championship from the Cold and Blue tracksters the follow- ing week in Foreman Field with 501 2 points to the locals ' 361 2. Moss Beecroft set a new vault record for the meet of 1 2 feet 2 Va inches. Two new records were established in Saun- ders ' Stadium when Maury invaded Newport News. Sonny Cowling sprinted the high hur- dles in 15:3.5 and Bill Foster clipped one sec- ond off his own mark, being clocked at 2:04.2. Result — Maury returned home with a 66 2 3 to 461 2 defeat. Hampton also was turned back by the Ty- phoon 911 2 to 211 2 in the last dual meet of the season. Douglas Mitchell set a new mark by clearing the bar at 6 feet. Climaxing the season, the cindermen trav- eled to Charlottesville to defend the State crown and concluded the season in fifth place behind John Marshall, Washington and Lee of Arlington, Granby and Petersburg. Moss Beecroft set a new State pole vaulting record by clear ing 12 feet 5Vz inches. So you see, Uncle Sam, our team ' s record was not unblemished this year, but with us the Typhoon will always be on top! 75 Ittd tf-au+td Ma+uf, J (leaosid GOING, GOING, GONE! That ' s the shot put when Typhoon weightmen Jimmy Hahn (left) and Dewey Schanz step into the circle to heave the heavy pill. DEFYING GRAVITY was Doug Mitchell ' s pet attempt this year, for the slim Gold and Blue high jumper set o new stadium record when he cleared the bar at 6 feet. NO, IT ' S NOT CITATION, it ' s Sonny Cowling coming into the homestretch of the low hurdles to aid the harriers ' cause with five points against Maury high of Norfolk. 76 fen ken fey 7 he, Qo-Ld And felue BOY, THAT WAS CLOSE! Harold Gray (center) edges out Robert Panayotis (left) and Bill Lloyd in the century run during the secson ' s opener aaginst the Norview Pilots. BREAKING HIS OWN RECORD in the half mile, Bill Foster was clocked at 2:04.1, one second faster than his pre- vious Saunders ' Stadium mark. Bill also performed in the 440 for the cindermen. " POLE CAT " MOSS BEECRCFT was all the meets this season. the state ' s best vaulter this year. The Typhoon co-captain copped first places in Wk 77 Qinh, " Toa, Z ' celledt 9 t Sp iti READY FOR ACTION are the members of the Girls ' Athletic Association. They ore, FIRST ROW: Miss Mabel Win- go, adviser; Evans, Didlake, Marshall, Meredith, Montague, Weymouth, Curling, Blake, Panos, Grubbs, Davis, Lam- berth, Owen, Lloyd. SECOND ROW: Perzan, Pineiro, Richards, Nickolson, Horne, Thomas, Crocker, Ward, Leake, Sherman, Knox, Koskinos, Cutchins, Baines, Lloyd. THIRD ROW: Horne, Gabel, Young, Lampros, Avant, Thornhill, Buffington, Blake. FOURTH ROW: Holley, Roberts, Ajalat, Baldridge, Newman, Murphy, and Menin. FIFTH ROW: Roberts, Nettles, Jenkins, Pickard, Kolas, Lackey, Moody, DeMoss, Theiss, Andes. Something is going on every day after school in NNHS in which our girls can participate. Every Monday there is volleyball in the au- tumn, basketball in the winter, and softball in the spring. The volleyball was intramural play among the classes; from all the players an honorary varsity was chosen by the spon- sor, Mrs. Garland Conn. We had our annual basketball tournament among the class teams with the high-powered Seniors taking the imaginary trophy. A varsity was chosen for their playing knowledge. Bringing out their long bloomered shorts, the women faculty op- posed gallantly but catered to the varsity by a 32 to 27 score. Who ' s on first? could be heard on the Saunders ' diamond during our softball tournament consisting of four teams: eighth, ninth, tenth grades and junior-seniors. By winning three and losing none, the tenth grade came out the victors. Zing it ' s a bullseye! On Tues- day as soon as it was warm enough to get out in the spring, the archery club started to work. This year, under their sponsor. Miss Barbara Boyd ' s guidance, it participated in the play day here. Another " hangout " for the girls on Tuesday was the Health Center where the bowling club met for practice. Girls, girls, girls galore danced on Wednes- days whether it was a waltz, a rhumba or a bit of " jitterbugging, " under Miss Boyd ' s direc- tion. In another Wednesday sport, the tennis club met under the direction of Miss Mable Wingo. Members held a contest among them- selves and also took part in the play day. The supervising body for all sports, the Girls ' Athletic Association, met every third Thursday in the month. A member must ac- cumulate a hundred points a year to remain active in the GAA sports program. Not one, but two play days have had the attendance of the feminine athletes this year. One was held at William and Mary collge in Williamsburg, while the other was in our own back-yard. Four schools entered and teams were chosen at registration with girls from all the schools on each team. You can see, Uncle Sam, that our girls were on the go every day throughout the year. 78 fynant A icli iij, 7a ValletfixUl MASTERS OF THE BOWS AND ARROWS are these archery fans Betsy Menin, Frances Royer and Nancy Fogle. SHE ' S READY TO SWING and it ' s a " homer. " The catcher is Shirley McCauseley and Shirley Shelton is at bat. BALLS START FLYING when these members of the Tennis Club are at it. FRONT ROW: Kitty Christian, Silvia Sorenson, Jessie Anastasia, Ann Timberlake, Connie Weymouth, Irene Kolas, Ella Ewing, Odel Crocker, Polly Vaughan. SECOND ROW: Elaine Diamondstein, Edith Mason, Sandra Erlach. KNOCKING THOSE TEN PINS DOWN, the girls of the Bowling Club are Pat Buffington, Peggy Koskinos, Grayce Newman, Joyce Beverly, Sandra Cutchins, Shirley Baldridge, Renee Lampros, Louise Hunter, Ida Thornhill. POSING FOR THE CAMERAMAN after their cantata performance are members of the Dance Club: Nancy Grubbs, Gladys Gwoltney, Ann Samuels, Mary Ann Buck, Jean Lowry, Carolyn Larsen, Ann Atkinson, and Joy Harris. THE VARSITY of 1948 was chosen from the outstanding volleyball competitors. 79 Ind cJle ie J e c 7 4e Cantata 7! o- 3)attced -- 80 Itai % e In aduAc Ad, feeing Special i ' j I ir ! i H | j In years to come , we will look back and review the events that made our high school days extra-special. Many things make up our memories: voices blended in cantata music with amusing pantomimes on stage, Christmas bus- tle, the lull before the bell, morning salutes to the flag, the excitement of dances on Friday night, visits to the library for a contest during book week, the roar of a pep assembly the day be- fore a big game. School was holding hands in the hall, wading across the flood on Huntington Avenue after a big rain, laughing at Mr. Stanley s jokes, applauding the plays, cheering at football games, rushing from class to lunch and listening to the jukebox. It was 8:15 band practices, struggling with hom ework, firedrills and many, many things more. Together they con- stituted our four wonderful years at Newport News high school. 81 f We IdJelcamed llte " At ' atm JloaJz " Fall at NNHS brought many outstanding events. Women ' s fashions were the subject of much discussion all over the country, and as a result of the " new look " fever, the school had the appearance of the first long skirt. Later, the boys retaliated by staging a masculine fashion show. As one of the many half-time formations, the band made a church and played " The Wed- ding March. " Polishing up our best manners, we welcomed the evaluating committee which came to rate the school. 82 Went Afjte ' i A Man, Qunied 74e ottatcliet Sadie Hawkins Day gave all us gals a chance to get our man. To make sure all the girls would have the new look, a fashion show was staged with the help of a local department store. After a couple years of intense feuding, we decided to " kiss and make up " with our bosom enemies, the Crabbers of Hampton High. In an elaborate ceremony, we buried the hatchet, only to turn around and hang Harry Hampton as a token of our intention of winning the Thanksgiving Day football game. (Unfortunately, we lost that bat- tle!) 83 Sp,eA 7 he fyniendUlUf. x Practicing the opposite of " spare the rod and spoil the child " was Ichabod Crane in the annual cantata, " The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. " Christ- mas brought not only Santa, but also the Distrib- utors ' and Homemakers ' Clubs dance and the crowning of its Yuletide queen. The February graduates and their prom made June hopefuls realize that they were now the top class in school and that soon they would be waltzing at their own prom. We helped speed the Friendship Train on its way by bringing our contributions of canned goods and holding a special assembly. 84 Voted tyosi A NeAAjL Pn ii e+vt mm The election of a student body president gave us a chance to exercise our American privilege of voting. " Step aside, sister, he ' s mine for this dance " was the way in which the girls took over the male prerogative of cutting in the Turnabout dance. Crowing up fast, " The Beacon on the Air " radio show celebrated its first birthday. In March the Easter bunny came hopping around, and some grammar school first-graders held an Easter egg hunt in the annex yard. 85 ba Cfed Itai+t vo-fiA. April brought her customary showers, and thoughts of love to Newport ' s young men. The Homemakers ' Club held a tea with all the delici- ous trimmings and the girls received their pins. Off to Williamsburg for a day of athletics, the more sportsminded of our girls attended a play- day of surrounding high schools held at the Col- lege of William and Mary. After a week of struggling with us, it ' s small wonder that our teachers sometimes felt like collapsing when Fri- day came. - S • M! . 4 R6 J+tdt BesioeA 6usi Gamstvustiti}, But we did not spend all our time in studying and playing. Our spare time w as spent working and helping our community. Some of us held regular jobs in stores and business concerns. Some of the girls spent their afternoons at local hospitals getting practical experience prepara- tory to studying nursing. Some of the boys helped out with the Scouts to teach the tenderfoot mem- bers the art of knot-tying. Others of us served our churches, of whatever denomination, by playing the organ, singing in the choir or lending our talents in the best way we could. R7 AjjteSi 7 Jlanxj, ' IjeanA, Game lUe fiity ' Ijea ' i! 88 It took our seniors three long years to attain their dreamed-of rank, hut once they were ready to graduate, some of them looked over the pre- ceding three years with a hit of nos- talgia. However, with graduation came the long-awaited special “ first " gift; the agony of waiting for a hid to the Senior Prom and the days on pink clouds after their one-and-only had screwed up enough courage to ask for the date; and finally, the BIG NIGHT itself, with diplomas, flow- ers, tears and all the rest. Everything included. Uncle Sam, the last year for our 243 seniors, despite the so-fnal act of graduating, was hy far the hap- piest among their high school ca- reers. 89 lAJe £lecie IL 6usi JleacHeAA, eMtx nxiticcMAf, SAY, WONDER WHERE they are going? Stepping out a minute from their executive duties, the officers of the February, 1948 class are Ann Holmes, treasurer, attractive and full of school spirit; Mac Tyler, class speaker, with his captivating grin that belies his journalistic ability and sound reasoning; Juanita Seward, vice-president, sweet and unassuming, yet capable to the Nth degree; Tommy Armstrong, president, friendly and possessing an all-around person- ality; Virginia Gall, secretary, intelligent and witty; and Nelson Magee, student council representative, loyal and ef- ficient. Uncle Sam, may we present our class sponsor, Miss Amanda Cray? Known affectionately as " Chubby, " she is truly the kind of person that all of our girls wish to grow up to be. Miss Cray al- ways will have a special place in our hearts be- cause of her ready sense of humor and her keen understanding and insight into the ever-present problems of teen-agers. Not enough can be said in her praise, Uncle Sam — we only wish that you could know our Miss Cray as well as we do. We know that you ' d think that she is just " tops! " MISS AMANDA GRAY 90 7 Ue i yielded 7a 6usi Mowasiclu " Lovely to look at and pleasant to be around " de- scribes diminutive Peggy Derring, queen of the February graduating class. Imagine a cunning smile, twinkling brown eyes, silky dark hair; put them together and you have the sum total of our all-around queen. Peggy not only rates high in the personality department, but also earned the second highest average in her class. Calvin ' s tanned face and welcomed smile, besides making the girls ' hearts flutter, won him the loyalty of all his sub- jects. Looks and personality were not the only qualities that Calvin Carpenter possessed; when the class elected him three-high president, his leadership ability was proved. So it is not hard to see why the seniors chose as their leading lad and lass, Peggy Derring and Calvin Carpenter. 91 rfncH Gamplinte+itedl tyauniee+t MOST POPULAR Anne Holmes, Thomas Armstrong BEST DANCERS Grace Powell, Don Bazemore BEST ALL AROUND Nelson Magee, Virginia Gall BEST BOY STUDENT Dan Ottenstein BEST-DRESSED GIRL Frances Patterson 92 With 7Ae Idle 6 l " Aedt " MOST TALENTED Carolyn Larsen, Buddy Ajalat MOST ATHLETIC Pete Meekins CLASS JESTER Elroy Kersey BEST LOOKING Hubert Scoggin, Martha Starboard BEST GIRL STUDENT Juanita Seward 93 9 i Oust flaak Ojj Me+ttxvUeA, ' ll e Recall DONALD BAZEMORE: Jr. Red Cross, Student Council; Jr. Vorsity Football, Varsity Football; Casts of " What a Life, " " Junior Miss, " " Last of the Lowries, " Thespians Vice Pres- ident, Stage Crew; Boys ' Glee Club; Club: Science; Home Room Offices, 201. DOROTHY BOSWICK: Anchor Ad Staff; Executive Board; Student Council; Usher, Costume Staff; Cantata ' 45; Clubs: Archery, Literary, Spanish, Tennis; Senior Committees: Dec- orating, Flower; Home Room Offices, 321. CALVIN CARPENTER: 3-High President; Cantata ' 45; Sen- ior Committees; Invitation, Dance; Home Room Offices, 321. HARRY AHERN: Jr. Red C ross; Jr. Varsity Basketball; Can- tata ' 45, Concerts ' 46, ' 47, Mixed Chorus; Home Room Of- fices, 321. BUDDY AJALAT: Anchor Ad Manager; Student Council, Jr. Red Cross; Casts of " Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, " " Our Town, " Thespians, Usher; " Beacon On the Air " An- nouncer; Boys ' Glee Club, Boys ' Quartet, Mixed Chorus; Club: Spanish; Senior Committees: Dance, Assembly Chair- man; Home Room 321. PHILIP ALLEN: Election Official; Jr. Red Cross; Cantata ' 45; Clubs: Spanish, Stamp; Senior Committees: Usher, Bul- letin Board; Home Room Offices, 321. ANNA JAY ANDES: Costume Staff; Infirmary Assistant; Club: Y-Teens; Senior Committee: Assembly Home Room 214. TOMMY ARMSTRONG: 4-High President; Executive Board; Varsity Football Co-Captain; Home Room Offices, 214. Football Letter, School Spirit and Leadership Letter. JOE BAKER: Jr. Red Cross; Usher; Cheerleader; Home Room Offices, 321. LYLE CHASE: Home Room 214. MARIAN CLARY: Roanoke Rapids High School. N.N.H.S.: Student Council; Assistant Directors, Costume Staff; Can- tata ' 45; Club: Home Economics; Senior Committee: Dance; Home Room 20 1 . RUBY CURLING: G.A.A., Softball Team; Infirmary Assist- ant; Clubs: Dance, Distributors, Home Economics, Photog- raphy; Home Room 321, 94 Se htnbe i - - ItidH 7 he fyi iAt ubcuj, 6 School FRANCES GRIFFIN: Girls ' Glee Club; Typing Certificate; Club: Literary; Senior Committee: Dance; Home Room 321. BILLY GROSS: Cantata ' 45; Shop Offices; Home Room 201. NANCY GRUBBS: Office Assistant; Usher; G.A.A.; Cos- tume, Make-up Staff; Cantata ' 45, Concert ' 45, ' 46; Clubs: Archery, Dance, Home Economics, Tennis; Senior Com- mittees: Decoration, Assembly; Home Room 201. GLADYS GWALTNEY: Usher; Costume Staff; Cantata ' 45, Concerts, ' 45, ' 46; Freshman Cheerleader; Shorthand and Typing Certificates; Clubs: Archery, Dance, Golf, Home Economics, Spanish; Home Room 201. CLAUDE HALE: Jr. Varsity Football; Cast of " Junior Miss, " " Our Town, " Stage Crew; Boys ' Glee Club, Mixed Chorus; Senior Committees: Decorating, Usher, Color, Dance; Home Room 201 . JOYCE HALL; Cantata ' 45; Typing Certificates; Home Room 201. 95 PAULINE DAVIS: Usher; Girls ' Basketball Team, G.A.A., Volley Ball Team, Honorary Varsity Volley Ball Team; Cast of " Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, " Prompting Staff; Cantata ' 45, Concert ' 45; Clubs: Bowling, Dance, Home Economics, Tennis; Senior Committee: Music Chairman; Home Room Offices, 201. WINTER DAVIS: Class Giftorian; Cast of " Our Town; " Boys ' Gle e Club, Boys ' Quartet, Mixed Chorus; Club: Veterans; Home Room Offices, 214. PEGGY DERRING: Honor Student; Anchor Activities Editor; George Wythe: Girls ' Basketball Team; Concert ' 43, Girls ' Glee Club, Mixed Chorus; Club: Girls ' Hi-Y. N.N.H.S.: Elec- tion Official; Usher; Cantata ' 45, Girls ' Glee Club, Jr. Chorus, Mixed Chorus; Clubs: Literary, Spanish; Senior Com- mittee: Dance; Home Room Offices, 321. JAMES FAY: Home Room 214. VIRGINIA GALL: Honor Student; Anchor Co-Editor; 4-High Secretary; National Honor Society; Assistant Registrar, Elec- tion Official; Jr. Red Cross President, Student Council; Usher; Anchor Ad Staff; Cantata ' 45, Concert ' 4 6, Girls ' Glee Club, Jr. Chorus; Clubs: Archery, Latin Vice President, Literary Secretary, Science, Tennis; Senior Committees: Decoration, Motto; Home Room Offices, 201. SARA GALLMAN: Gaffmy High School. Blacksburg Cen- tralized High School. N.N.H.S.: Costume Staff; Cantata ' 45; Home Room 214. Octohe i - - lAJltesi TdJe Qot l fluJve Ho-a, RAY HAZELWOOD: Stage Crew; Cantata ' 45; Shop Of- fices; Senior Committee: Usher; Home Room 201. ROBERT HESTER: Cantata ' 45; Shop Offices; Home Room Offices, 214. GLORIA JAMISON: Cantata ' 45; Clubs: Archery, Dance, Spanish; Home Room 201. FRANCES JOYNER: Jr. Red Cross; Furniture Staff; Jr. Chorus; Library Assistant; Clubs: Distributors, Home Eco- nomics; Senior Committee: Pennant; Home Room 303. ARLENE KATZENBERG: Anchor Biography Editor; Cast of " Our Town, " National Thespians, Make-up Staff Head, Prop Staff; Cantata ' 45; Typing Certificates; Clubs: Home Economics, Spanish, Senior Committees: Decoration, Assem- bly; Home Room Offices, 201. CAROLYN KEGAL: Jr. Red Cross; Make-up Staff; Cantata ' 45; Senior Committee: Pennant; Home Room 201. NAOMI HANRAHAN: Jr. Red Cross Clubs: Dance, Girl Re- serves; Senior Committee: Pennant; Home Room 303. ERNEST HARRIS: Usher; Cantata ' 45; Shop Offices; Home Room Offices, 201. VIRGINIA HICKS: George Wythe: Cast of " Act Your Age, " Concert, Girls ' Glee Club, Mixed Chorus; Club: Cotillion. N.N.H.S.: Jr. Red Cross; Basketball Team; Cast of " Our Town, " Girls ' Glee Club, Girls ' Sextette, Mixed Chorus; Typ- ing Certificates; Senior Committees: Decoration, Dance; Home Room 201. ANNE HOLMES: Honor Student; 4-High Treasurer; Honor Council Secretary, Chairman, Student Council; Effects Staff; Cheerleader; Clubs: Latin, Literary; Senior Committees: Ring, Dance, Motto, Chairman; Home Room Offices, 201. BARBARA HOYLE: Jr. Red Cross; Usher; Girls ' Basketball Team, G.A.A.; Beacon Reporter; Make-up, Prompting Staff; Cantata ' 45, Girls ' Glee Club, Mixed Chorus; Office Assist- ant; Clubs: Archery, Dance, Girls Hi-Y, Spanish; Senior Committee: Assembly; Home Room Offices, 201. SHIRLEY HUFF: Cantata ' 45, Jr. Chorus; Clubs: Archery, Distributors, Photography; Senior Committee: Assembly; Home Room Offices, 214. No4JwnJ e i-- f Wtilt 9U Zxxuti+Uf jbay Cjcutte MARY ANN KELLEY: Anchor Secretary; Jr. Red Cross; G.A.A.; Anchor Ad Staff; Beacon Typist; Shorthand and Typing Certificates; Clubs: Girl Reserves, Literary, Science, Spanish, Librarian, Stamp Secretary; Senior Committee: Dance; Home Room 303. Service Letter. THOMAS E. KERSEY: Track Team, Varsity Football; Club: Veterans; Senior Committee: Dance; Home Room Offices, 303. Football Letter, Track Letter. WILLIAM KESSLER: Stage Crew; Cantata ' 45; Shop Of- fices; Home Room 201. CAROLYN LARSEN: Anchor Feature Editor; Cast of " Our Town, " Furniture Staff; Beacon Reporter, Board of Direc- tors, Quill and Scroll; Cantata ' 45, Concerts ' 46, ' 47, Girls ' Glee Club, Girls ' Sextette, Jr. Chorus, Mixed Chorus; Clubs: Dance, Home Economics, Spanish; Senior Committees: Dec- oration Chairman, Flower Chairman, Assembly; Home Room Offices, 321. Journalism Letter. BILL LAUGHLIN: 1 Low, 1 High Secretary, Band, Cantata, ' 45, Concert ' 44, ' 45, ' 46, Dance Band; Home Room 321. LARRY LEDERMAN: Anchor Art Editor; Anchor Ad Staff, Beacon Cartoonist, " Beacon On the Air " Reporter; Cantata ' 45, Jr. Chorus; Shop Offices; Club: Spanish; Senior Com- mittees: Assembly, Dance; Home Room Offices, 201. CAROLYN LEIGH: Cast of " Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs; " Cantata ' 45; Club: Latin, Home Room Offices, 321. JEAN LOWRY: Anchor Photo Editor; Jr. Red Cross; G.A.A., Softball Team; Furniture Staff; Beacon Reporter, Board of Directors, Typist, " Beacon On the Air " Staff, Quill and Scroll; Cantata ' 45, Concerts ' 46, ' 47, Girls ' Glee Club, Jr. Chorus, Mixed Chorus; Typing Certificate; Clubs: Archery, Dance President, Home Economics, Literary, Tennis; Senior Committees: Dance Chairman, Flower, Assembly; Home Room Offices, 321. NELSON MAGEE: Faculty Speaker; Anchor Activities Editor; Executive Board, Honor Council Chairman, School Treasurer; National Honor Society; Student Council Casts of " Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, " " Tomorrow the World; " Can- tata ' 45; Pound Keeper; Club: Spanish Officer; Senior Com- mittee: Usher Chairman, Invitation; Home Room Offices, 321. Service Letter. SHIRLEY McCALLUM: Honor Student; Anchor Biography Editor; Student Council; Usher; National Thespians, Staff: Prompting head. Advertising Staff head, Asistant Directors, Costume; Cantata ' 45; Ad Staff; Clubs: Archery, Art for Fun, Girl Reserves, Latin, Science, Tennis; Senior Commit- tees: Decoration, Bulletin Board Chairman; Home Room Offices, 321. Drama Letter. JAMES McCANN: Home Room 321. ROBERT McCANN: Home Room 109. 97 becembesi - - lAJltest f lt e Played Santa ETHEL NEOFITOU: Cantata ' 45; Home Room 321. EDDIE NEWSOME: Augusta Military Academy. N.N.H.S.: Jr. Red Cross; Casts of " But Not Goodbye, " " Junior Miss, " " Our Town, " Cantata ' 47, Stage Crew, Thespians; " Beacon On the Air " Announcer; Club: Photography; Senior Com- mittees: Ring Chairman, Dance; Home Room 303. DAN OTTENSTEIN: Honor Student; Anchor Sports Editor; George Wythe: Cast of " Act Your Age. " N.N.H.S.: National Honor Society; Nelms Honor Scroll; Home Room 303. MARGO PANOS: Anchor Sports Editor; G.A.A. President, Girls ' Jr., Sr. Basketball Teams, Honorary Varsity Basket- ball, Jr., Sr. Softball Teams, Volley Ball Team; Beacon Board of Directors, Business Manager, Reporter, Typist, Quill and Scroll; Typing Certificate; Senior Committees: Decoration, Pennant Chairman; Home Room Offices, 321; G.A.A. Letter, Service Letter. FRANCES PATTERSON: Prop Staff; Cantata ' 45; Club: Dis- tributors - Senior Committee: Assembly; Home Room Offices, 321. GRACE POWELL: Student Council; Usher; Jr. Red Cross President; Thespians, Secretary, Staffs: Make-up, Prop Assistant Head, Supervisor; Cantata ' 45; Cheerleader; Clubs: Dance, Home Economics, Tennis; Senior Committees: Dance, Ring; Home Room Offices, 321. BERNARD McCLELLAND: Jr. Varsity Basketball; Jr. Chorus, Cantata, ' 45; Shop Offices; Home Room Offices, 321. ELSIE McCORMICK: Jr. Red Cross; Beacon Typist; Typing Certificate; Club: Girl Reserves; Senior Committee: Pen- nant. Home Room 321. FAYETTE McCULLOCK: Jr. Red Cross; In tramural Basket- ball; Cantata; Club: Veterans; Home Room 201. PETE MEEKINS: 2-High, 3-Low, 3-High, 4-Low President, 4-Low Vice President; Student Council; Usher; Boys ' Glee Club, Cantata ' 45; Athletic Club, Jr. Varsity Football, Var- sity Football; Home Room Offices, 214. Football Letter. NANCY MILLER: Student Council; Staffs: Advertising, Make-up; Girls ' Glee Club, Jr. Chorus, Mixed Chorus, Can- tata ' 45; Freshman Cheerleader; Club: Distributors, Presi- dent; Senior Committees: Decoration, Assembly; Home Room Offices, 321. CHARLES NAGELE: Hampton. N.N.H.S.: Shop Offices; Home Room 214. 98 Ija+UAGAq, - - With l Ult be 9weAxxuf%cJde Z ' zant ' L ALLEN SCOTT: Home Room 214. JUANITA SEWARD: Valedictorian; Anchor Feature Editor; Executive Board; 4-Low Secretary; 4-High Vice President; Vice President Student Body; Honor Council; National Honor Society Secretary, Treasurer; Student Council; Beacon Co- Editor, Reporter, Second Page Editor, " Beacon on the Air " Staff, Quill and Scroll President; Cantata ' 45, Jr. Chorus; Clubs: Latin, Literary; Senior Committees: Ring, Invitations; Home Room Offices, 303. Journalism Letter, School Spirit and Leadership Letter, D.A.R. Good Citizen. ELMER SHARPLEY: Club: Veterans; Home Room 321. CATHERINE SHAW: St. Vincent: Girls Basketball Team; Club: Latin. N.N.H.S.: Make-up Staff; Cantata ' 45; Club- Home Economics; Home Room 214. SARAH SIMPKINS: Infirmary Assistant; Clubs: Distributors, Photography; Senior Committee: Assembly; Home Room 214. GEORGE LENZ SKINNER: Jr. Red Cross; Ejnd, Boys ' Glee Club, Jr. Chorus, Cantata ' 45, Concerts ' 44, ' 45, ' 46, ' 47; Home Room Offices, 303. Band Letter. 99 EDWARD REICH: Fort Eustls Plays; Boys ' Jr. Chorus, Can- tata; Cast of " South American, " Club: Veterans; Home Room 321 . BEN RIGGINS: Morrison High School: Jr. Varsity Football; Home Room Offices. N.N.H.S.: Student Council; Senior Committees: Assembly, Dance; Heme Room Offices, 214. JEANETTE ROLLINS: Bowling Team, Softball Team, Volley Ball Team; Clubs: Archery, Home Economics; Home Room 201 . BESSIE ROUVALIS: Anchor Ad Manager; Election Official; Usher Assistant Head Programs; Assistant Directors ' Staff, Furniture Staff; Beacon Reporter, Typist; Cantata ' 45; Cheerleader; Shorthand and Typing Certificates; Clubs: Archery, Girl Reserves, Latin, Literary, Tennis; Senior Com- mittees: Decoration, Pennant; Home Room Offices, 321. MONTIE SASSER: Jr. Red C ross; Student Council; Usher; G.A.A., Softball Team; Cast of " Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, " Advertising Staff, Furniture Staff; Beacon Re- porter; Cantata, ' 45; Girls ' Glee Club, Jr. Chorus; Clubs: Distributors, Girl Reserves, Home Economics; Senior Com- mittees: Dance, Pennant, Ring; Heme Room Offices, 321. PAT SCOGGIN: Usher; Cantata ' 45; Home Room 305. FRED SMITH : Band, Concerts ' 42, ' 43 ans; Home Room 214. Band Letter. RUBELL SMITH: G.A.A.; Typing Certificates; Club Senior Committee: Pennant; Home Room 321. JERRY STAINBACK: Shop Offices; Club: Veterans Presi dent; Home Room 214. JUNE STAINBACK: Student Council; Softball Team; Props Staff; Cantata ' 45; Infirmary Assistant; Typing Certificates; Clubs: Girl Reserves, Home Economics President, Science; Senior Committee: Dance; Home Room 303. MARTHA STARBOARD: Salutatorian; Anchor Photo Editor; Honor Council; National Honor Society; Election Official; Jr. Red Cross; Office Assistant; Usher; Cast of " Our Town, " Boys ' Quartet Accompanist, Concert ' 46, ' 47, Girls ' Glee Club, Jr. Chorus, Mixed Chorus Accompanist; Shorthand and Typing Certificates; Clubs: Latin, Literary; Senior Com- mittees: Ring, Color, Dance, Motto; Home Room Offices, 303. Music Letter, School Spirit and Leadership Letter. CHARLES CLIFFORD STAPLES: Election Official; Club: Vet- erans; Home Room 303. MARIANNE TAYLOR: Anchor Ad Staff; Jr. Red Cross; Furniture Staff, Make-up Staff; Library Assistant; Short- hand and Typing Certificates; Club: Library; Senior Com- mittees: Decoration, Dance; Home Room 214. ALMA TELSTEAD: Advertisi ng Staff; Jr. Chorus; Library Assistant; Clubs: Library, Photography; Home Room Of- fices, 214. MILDRED TEMPLEMAN: Jr. Red C ross; Cantata ' 45; Li- brary Assistant; Clubs: Distributive, Girl Reserves; Home Room 303. JOYCE TERRY: Softball Team; Costume Staff; Cantata ' 45; Shorthand and Typing Certificates; Clubs: Archery, Dance. Girl Reserves, Home Economics; Senior Committee: Dance, Home Room 303. DOROTHY THOMAS: Jr Red C ross; Costume Staff; Make up Staff; Cantata ' 45; Clubs: Girl Reserves, Home Econom- ics’ Home Room 303. BOBBY THORTON: Schoolfield High School: R.O.T.C. N.N H.S.: Student Council; Jr. Red Cross; Senior Committee Usher; Home Room 321. fyeJ)AMGA4f,- - AmA One Gla4A JleaairUf 100 lAJitlt eaAA And ipJxMttaA, JANE TOMLIN: Staff: Make-up; Jr. Chorus; Club: Distribu- tors; Senior Committee: Dance; Home Room 201. MAC TYLER: Class Speaker; Election Official; Cast of " Junior Miss, " Usher Staff; Beacon Reporter, Sports Editor, " Beacon on the Air " Sports Announcer; Cantata ' 45; Clubs: Art for Fun, Golf, Latin Sergeant-at-arms, Literary; Senior Committees: Usher, Assembly, Dance; Home Room Offices, 303. HELEN WANT: Honor Student; Faculty Speake r; Anchor As- sociate Editor; George Wythe: Senior Class Offices; Girls ' Basketball Team; Casts of " Act Your Age, " " The Doctor Has a Daughter; " Clubs: Cotillion President, Dramatic Presi- dent, Girls ' Hi-Y Vice President. N.N.H.S.: National Honor Society President; Cast of " What a Life, " Clubs: Literary, Spanish President; Senior Committees: Dance, Assembly; Home Room 303. JACK WATKINS: Cantata ' 45; Clubs: Latin, Literary; Home Room Offices, 303. NORMA JEAN WEAVER: Jr. Red C ross; Student Council; Girls ' Softball Team; National Thespians, Make-up Staff Head, Props Staff; Cantata ' 45; Shorthand and Typing Cer- tificates; Clubs: Girl Reserves, Home Economics Vice Pres- ident, Science, Tennis; Senior Committee: Dance; Home Room 303. HARRY WELCH: Shop Offices; Home Room 303. BOBBY WILLIAMS: Cantata ' 45; Home Room 303. BOSWELL WILLIAMSON: Boys ' Glee Club, Cantata ' 45, Jr. Chorus; Home Room 303. MARIAN WILMOUTH: Home Room 303. BEVERLY WILSTEAD: Costume Staff, Make-up Staff; Can- tata ' 45; Home Room 214. BETTY WINTERS: Jr. Red Cross; Cast of " Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs; " Cantata ' 45; Home Room 3C3. JACK WORTON: George Washington High School: Student Council; Jr. Varsity Basketball, Jr. Varsity Track Team, Varsity Baseball, Varsity Football Captain; Boys ' Glee Club! N.N.H.S.: Jr. Red Cross; Varsity Football; Home Room Of- fices, 214. 101 A N tu Gbo-fi SestioAA- HERE, UNCLE SAM, you see the officers of the June 1948 class, in one of their few and far-between moments of relaxation! David Murray, vice-president, dark haired and athletic; Patricia Moss, treasurer, cooperative and tal- ented; Jack Wright, president, full of fun and bubbling over with wit; Rita McGregor, secretary, always smiling and friendly; and Billy Schwartz, Student Council representative, quiet and efficient. Now we should like to introduce to you the spon- sor of the June class, Benjamin T. Peele, Jr. No matter how many years pass after our graduation, Uncle Sam, we shall always remember, with a bit of amusement, his deep bass, drawn out " Y-e-e-s? " and the Navy jargon he was forever using in class, much to our confusion! Besides these disconcert- ing accomplishments, Mr. Peele possesses both a keen wit and an ever-present sense of refreshing humor. Above all, our sponsor ' s fine personality and lovable character make him a true friend, and one whom we ' ll never forget! MR. BENJAMIN T. PEELE, JR. 102 And Anollte i Royal Pail spirit and engaging grin, has also won many friends among his classmates. Not a man of few talents, " Bunky " often entertains his subjects with his expres- sive baritone. Now you can understand why our senior class is so genuinely proud of its attractive ruling pair. Although we don ' t practice a monarchist form of government, we still say " Hail to our King and Queen! " Yes, Uncle Sam, here are the rulers of the June 1948 class. Our petite blonde queen, Nellie Rowe, though slight of statue, is every inch " Her Majesty. " Her vi- vacious manner and winning personality have endeared her to many senior subjects. " Bunky " Bull, our hand- some, dark-haired king, with his naturally friendly 103 And A Jlcdl 61 %ame BEST LOOKING — Jackie Hayes Alton Roberts BEST DRESSED GIRL — Dot Stoneman MOST TALENTED — Gail Larrimore James Fox BEST ALL AROUND — Bill Foster Pat Young BEST STUDENTS — Betty Bowen David Murray 104 omsm 7 Itai ' WgA. £up,esi 105 CLASS JESTER— Carl Campbell MOST POPULAR— Moss Beecroft Sister Green BEST DANCERS— Dan Presson Barbara Fogle MOST ATHLETIC — Elmo Stephenson Mandt - - lAJitU A St. PatrUchJi Jtofi AMELIA BAINES: Student Council; G.A.A., Girls ' Basket- ball, Bowling, Softball Teams; Cast of " Our Town; Anchor Ad Staff, Beacon Typist; Cantata ' 45; Home Room 119; G.A.A. Letter. FRANK BALLENTINE: Newcomers Committee; Canata ' 45, Jr. Chorus; Home Room Offices, 113. SHELTON BARNES: Band, Band Contests ' 46, ' 47, ' 48, Concerts ' 45, ' 46, ' 47, ' 48; Auto Shop Superintendent; Club: Science, Sgt.-at-arms; Home Room 1 1 9; Band Letters. RICHARD BATEMAN: Home Room 216. DALE BEEBE: Home Room 119. MORRIS BEECROFT: Woodberry Forest High School: Pub- lic Speaking Honor Society; Jr. Varsity Basketball, Jr. Var- sity Football, Varsity Track, International Wrestling; Band; Clubs: German, Rifle. N.N.H.S.: Varsity Track Co-Captain; Band, Concert ' 44; Clubs: Latin, Literary; Senior Dance Committee, Chairman; Home Room Offices, 113; Track Letter. JACK AINSLIE: Student Council; Canata, ' 45. Clubs: Hi-Y, Spanish; Senior Assembly Committee; Home Room Offices, 1 19 . SUSAN ANDERSON: Anchor Activities Editor, Student Council, Beacon Typist; Cantata, ' 45; Mixed Chorus, Con- cert ' 48, District Music Festival ' 48; Typing, Shorthand Cer- tificates; Club: Y-Teens; Senior Committees: Decoration, Flower; Home Room Offices, 119. HELEN ASBELL: G.A.A.; Furniture Staff; Cantata, ' 45, Mixed Chorus, Concerts ' 47, ' 48, District Music Festivals, ' 47, ' 48, Girls ' Glee Club; Typing, Shorthand Certificates; Clubs: Dance, Girl Reserves, Y-Teens; Senior Pennant Com- mittee; Home Room 119. ANN LEE ATKINSON: Usher, Drama Staffs: Make-up, Prop; Cantata, ' 45; Office Assistant; Cheerleader; Clubs: Modern Dance; Senior Dance Committee; Home Room Offices; 1 19; JOYCE NEILL AVERY: Jr Red Cross, Student Council; Girls ' Basketball, Softball; Cast of " Our Town, " Prop Staff; Can- tata, ' 45, Concerts ' 47, ' 48, Girls ' Glee Club, Girls ' Sex- tette, Mixed Chorus, Music Festivals ' 47, ' 48; Senior Color Committee; Home Room 119. PHILIP AVIS: Cast of " Don ' t Take My Penny; " Cantata, 45; Glee Club; Clubs: Boys ' Hi-Y, Creative Writers ' , Latin, Spanish; Home Room 119. 106 ApsUl- - WUlt Sudde+i SJuuueSiA, BRANDON BELOTE: Electrical Shop Offices; Heme Room Offices; Home Room 216. CALVIN BELOTE: Honor Student; Usher, Cantata ' 45, Boys ' Glee Club, Chorus; Clubs: Latin, Vice President, Science; Home Room 119. JOHN BENTHALL: Home Room 119. MILDRED BINDER: Usher; G.A.A.; Thespians, Staffs: Ad- vertising, Make-up, Ticket, head; Anchor Ad Staff; Canta- ta ' 45; Clubs: Archery, Home Economics, Spanish, Tennis; Home Room Of ices, 113. MARGUERITE BLAKE: G.A.A. President, Girls ' Basketball, Softball, Volleyball Teams; Ticket Staff; Canata ' 45; Senior Pennant Committee; Home Room 119; G.A.A. Letter. MARJORIE BLAKE: G.A.A., Girls ' Softball Team, Jr. Bas- ketball, Honorary Girls ' Varsity Basketball Captain; Ticket Staff; Cantata ' 45; Clubs: Distributors ' President, Girl Re- serves; Home Room 1 1 9. G.A.A. Letter. PAUL BOATWRIGHT: Art Exhibition; Poster Contest; Clubs: Art, Golf, Literary; Home Room Office, 1 13. BETTY BOWEN: Valedictorian; Faculty Speaker; D.A.R. Good Citizen, National Honor Society, Student Council, Ex- ecutive Board; Cast of " What a Life, " " But Not Goodbye, " " Junior Miss, " " Last of the Lowries, " " Our Town, " " You Can ' t Take It With You, " Thespians, President; Anchor Feature Editor; Beacon Editor, Second Page Editor, " Beacon on the Air " Director, Quill and Scroll; Typing and Shorthand Certificates; Clubs: Literary, Science, Spanish, Writers; Senior Assembly Committee; Home Room 109; Drama, Journalism, and School Spirit and Leadership Letters. VIRGINIA MAE BOYD: G.A.A., Girls ' Basketball, Softball Teams; Anchor Ad Staff; Beacon Typist; Cantata ' 45; Of- fice Assistant; Typing Certificates; Clubs: Dance, Girl Re- serves President, Home Economics, Latin, Tennis; Home Room Offices, 1 1 9. JEAN BOYLSTON: Honor Student, Usher; Girls ' Baseball; Typing and Shorthand Certificates; Club: Spanish; Senior Dance Committee; Home Room Office, 312 MAURICE BULL: Jr Red C ross; Track Team Boys ' Glee Club, Boys ' Quartet, Cantata ' 45, Concerts ' 47, ' 48, Dis- trict Music Festivals ' 47, ' 48, Mixed Chorus, Office Assist- ant; Home Room 119. JEAN BURCHER: Cantata ' 45; Typing, Shorthand Certifi- cates; Home Room 119. 107 May - - tylxuu-eAsi, Annual GanceAt, PEGGY JANE BURTON: Jr. Red Cross; G.A.A., Girls ' Soft- ball Team; Prop Staff; Cantata ' 45, Mixed Chorus; Home Room 1 1 9. CARL CAMPBELL: Furniture Staff; Cantata ' 45; Clubs: Hi-Y, Latin; Home Room 119. JEANETTE CARTER: Red Cross; Cantata ' 45; Softball ' 44, ' 45; Home Room 119. FORREST COILE: Cadet Corps, Jr. Red Cross; Football; Shop Offices; Home Room Offices; Home Room 214. ETHEL COLEMAN: Jr. Red C ross; Costume Staff; Cantata ' 45; Typing Certificates; Girl Reserves; Home Room 119. HOWARD COLLIER: Usher; Cast of ' ' Junior Miss; " Club: Spanish; Home Room Office, 312. DORIS COLUMBIA: Jr. Red C ross; Make-up Staff; Cantata ' 45; Home Room Office, 1 13. ARNOLD CONN: Jr. Varsity Basketball; Boys ' Glee Club, Cantata ' 45, Jr. Chorus; Clubs: Photography, Football Mov- ing Picture Photographer, Stamp; Jr. Varsity Basketball Cer- tificate; Home Room 113. SHIRLEY COREY: George Wythe Jr. High School: Cast of " Act Your Age; " Mixed Chorus; Cotillion Club. N.N.H.S.: Library Assistant; Shorthand Certificate; Clubs: Distributors Treasurer; Library, Y-Teens; Home Room 312. SONNY COWLING: Usher; Basketball Team, Football Team, Track Team; Band Sergeant, Orchestra, Concerts ' 42, ' 47, Cantatas ' 42, ' 47; Home Room Offices, 113; Band, Foot- ball, Track Letters. JEANETTE DALTON: Jr. Red Cross; G.A.A., Softball Team; Staffs: Assistant Directors, Prop; Cantatas ' 45, ' 47; Library Assistant, Dramatics Club; Senior Flower Committee; Home Room 1 09. MARY DANIEL: Jr. Red Cross; G.A.A.; Prop Staff; Band, Orchestra, Concerts ' 45, ' 46, ' 47, ' 48, Music Contests; Clubs: Latin, Literary; Senior Music Commi ttee Chairman- Home Room Offices, 109; Music Letter. 108 And Ue AvUu U Ojj GIgA ± (lUujA AUDREY DULING: Election Official, Jr. Red Cross, Student Council, Usher; Girls ' Softball Team; Furniture Staff; Can- tata ' 45; Typing Certificate; Tennis Club; Senior Dance Committee; Home Room 109. BILLY EARLY: Basketball Manager, Track Manager; Cast of " Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, " Band Officer, Boys ' Glee Club, Cantata ' 47; Concerts ' 44, ' 48, District Music Contests ' 46, ' 47, Jr. Chorus, Orchestra, Music Contest ' 46, Shop Officer; Clubs: Literary, Varsity; Home Room Office, 113; Music Letter, Track Letter. PAULINE EARLY: Ca ntata ' 45; Infirmary Assistant; Typing Certificates; Girl Reserves, Y-Teens; Home Room Office, 113. JOHN EGAN: Casts of " Our Town, " " You Can ' t Take It With You, " Beacon Reporter; Co-Editor of Journalism I Beacon; Home Room 109. DAN ELLIS: B iscoe High School, North Carolina: Band. N.N.H.S.; Band Officer, Chorus, All State Workshop Band, Dance Band, Boys ' Glee Club, District Contest ' 45, ' 48, Spring Concerts ' 45, ' 48, State Contest ' 48; Science Club; Senior Dance Committee Chairman; Home Room Offices, 216; Music Letter. GEORGE FLOYD: Jr. Red Cross; Cast of " Junior Miss, " " Our Town, " Furniture Staff, Thespians; Boys ' Glee Club, Boys ' Quartet, Cantata ' 45, Concert ' 47, Mixed Chorus; Clubs: Camera, Dramatics, Hi-Y Secretary, Literary, Span- ish, Stamp, Tennis; Senior Committees: Assembly, Dance; Home Room Offices, 109. BARBARA FOGLE: Usher; G.A.A. Point Recorder, Girls ' Basketball Team, Girls ' Softball Team; Furniture Staff; Anchor Biography Editor; Cantata ' 45, Mixed Chorus, Con- cert ' 47, ' 48, Girls ' Glee Club, Music Festivals ' 47, ' 48; Cheerleader; Typing and Shorthand Certificates; Clubs: Dance, Dramatics, Girl Reserves, Y-Teens Treasurer; Senior Dance Committee; Home Room Office, 109. PAUL FOLWELL: Cantata ' 45; Shop Offices; Stage Crew; Home Room 109. WILLIAM FOSTER: Usher; Football, Track Teams, Co-Cap- tain Track Team, Athletic Council; Home Room 1 19; Foot- ball, Track Letters. JAMES FOX: Jr. Red Cross; All State Band Clinic, Band Lieutenant, Cantatas ' 45, ' 47, Concerts ' 44, ' 48, State District Contests ' 47, ' 48; Club: Latin; Senior Assembly Committee; Home Room 312. ANN GARDNER: G.A.A.; Clubs: Spunish, Writers ' ; Home Room 312. BARBARA LEE GARLICK: G.A.A., Basketball and Softball Teams; Cantata ' 45; Infirmary, Office Assistant; Typing Certificate; Clubs: Girl Reserves Vice President, Home Eco- nomics, Latin; Home Room 1 09. 109 !)u te - - lAJhest QnxiJU - 7a - fie Qoi Rafel BARBARA GREY: Jr. Red C ross; Usher; G.A.A.; Staffs: Furniture, Prop; Concerts ' 47, ' 48, Mixed Chorus; Home Room 109. JIMMY HAHN: Student Body Vice President; Jr. Red Cross, Student Council; Football Team Co-Captain, Track Team; Jr. Chorus, Mixed Chorus, Boys ' Glee Club, District Con- tests ' 45 ' 48, State Contest ' 45; Clubs: Monogram, Span- ish, Varsity; Home Room Offices, 113; Football Letters, Music Letter, Track Letters. MARION HARRINGTON: Anchor Ad Staff; Jr. Red Cross; G.A.A., Girls ' Basketball, Softball Teams; Cantata ' 45; Prop Staff; Typing Certificate; Senior Pennant Committee; Home Room Offices, 1 09. JOY HARRIS: Honor Student; Red C ross; Beacon Typist; Cantata ' 47; Dance Club; Home Room 312. BOB HARRISON: George Wythe Jr. High School: Band, Concert ' 43. N.N.H.S.: Band, Concerts ' 45, ' 48, Contests ' 45, ' 48. Home Room 113. Tend Letter. JACKIE HAYES: Norview High School: Cheerleader; Photo Club. N.N.H.S.: Typing Certificates; Senior Dance Commit- tee; Home Room Office, 216. 1 10 BARBARA GARRETT: Jr. Red C ross; Staffs: Make-up, Prop; Dramatics Club; Home Room 109. MARGIE GIBBONS: G.A.A., Girls ' Basketball, Softball Teams; Cast of " Our Town, " Band Sponsor, Cantata ' 45, Concerts ' 47, ' 48, Girls ' Glee Club, Girls ' Sextet, Mixed Chorus, Music Festival ' 47, ' 48; Home Room 216. PALMER GIBBONS: Boys ' Glee Club, Boys ' Quartet, Mixed Chorus, Concert ' 47, Cantata ' 45, District Music Festival ' 47; Clubs: Distributors ' , Latin, Science; Home Room Of- fice, 1 19. DICK GLADDEN: Cla ss Speaker; Freshman President, Senior Giftorian; Election Official; Usher; " Beacon On the Air " Announcer; Boys ' Glee Club, Cantata ' 45, Concerts ' 47, ' 48, Contests ' 47, ' 48, Mixed Chorus; Clubs: Creative Writ- ers, Latin, Literary Sgt.-at-arms, Stamp, Tennis; Home Room Office, 109. ROBERTA ANN GOLDSTEIN: Honor Student; George Wythe: Cotillion Club, Drama Club, Girls ' Hi-Y; Basketball and Band Letters. N.N.H.S.: Anchor Biography Editor; Jr. Red Cross, Student Council; Office Assistant; Clubs: Dramatics, Spanish Vice President; Senior Color Committee Chairman; Home Room 312. FRANCES GREEN: Jr. Red Cross, Usher; G.A.A.; Cast of " Legend of Sleepy Hollow, " " Our Town, " Staffs: Advertis- ing Head, Costume Head; Cantata ' 45, Chorus, Concerts ' 47, ' 48, Girls ' Glee Club, Spring Music Festivals ' 47, ' 48; Head Cheerleader; Senior Assembly Committee; Home Room Offices, 109. cM ad tf-u+i GanAi BILLY HILL: Election Official, Student Council, Usher; Foot- ball Team; Cantata ' 45; Home Room Offices, 113. WILLIAM HOLLOMAN: Jr. Red Cross; Concerts ' 46, ' 48, Contest Chorus ' 46, ' 48, Jr. Chorus ' 46, Boys ' Quartet ' 46, ' 47, Boys ' Glee Club ' 45, ' 48, Music Festivals ' 46, ' 48, Drum Major ' 47, ' 48, Band ' 45, ' 48; Casts of " Our Town, " " You Can ' t Take It With You; " Home Room 1 13. WAYNE HUDGINS: Stage Crew, Thespians; Cantata ' 45; Machine Shop, Auto Shop Certificates, Machine Shop, Auto Shop Offices; Usher Committee; Home Room 119. BOBBIE JONES: Home Room 109. NELSON JONES: Stage Crew; Ca ntata ' 45, Jr. Chorus, Band Concerts ' 46, ' 47, ' 48; Office Assistant; Home Room 312. ALLEN JOSEPH: Football, Basketball Squads ' 47; Home Room 216. MAXINE JUSTICE: Honor Student; Clyde High School, Clyde, N. C.: Girls ' Glee Club. N.N.H.S.: Faculty Secretary, Jr. Red Cross; Beacon Reporter, Typist, Anchor Activities Editor; Cantata ' 47; Typing, Shorthand Certificates; Senior Deco- ration Committee; Home Room 113. RUSSELL KINLOCK: Cantata ' 45; Home Room 113. BARBARA LEIGH HORNER: Mor rison High School: Latin Club. N.N.H.S.: Jr. Red Cross, Usher; Costume Staff; Bea- con Assistant Ad Manager, Reporter; Cantata ' 47; Clubs: Art, Dramatics; Senior Bulletin Board Committee Chair- man; Home Room Offices, 119. VIOLA HOSTETTER: Jr. Red Cross, Usher; Cantatas ' 45, ' 46, ' 47; Staffs: Costume Head, Make-up, Ticket Head; Clubs: Dance, Dramatics, Future Teachers ' , Literary, Sci- ence, Spanish; Senior Dance Committee; Home Room Of- fice, 109. AUDREY HUBBARD: Staffs: Costume, Make-up; Ca ntata ' 45; Office Assistant; Typing Certificate; Home Room 113. PEGGY HUDGINS: Jr. Red Cross, Usher; G.A.A.; Staffs: Advertising, Furniture; Cantata ' 45, ' 47, Chorus; Clubs: Girl Reserves, Home Economics, Softball, Tennis; Senior Committees: Ring, Dance; Home Room Office, 109. T U ie, ZnieAkU+iedl At Pa Ule SPIRO KOLAS: Jr. Red Cross, Student Council; Prop Staff, Cast of " You Can ' t Take It With You; " Clubs: Veterans ' ; Dramatic Secretary; Home Room 216. JIMMY KOSICKI: Student Council; Jr. Varsity Basketball; Cantata ' 45; Office Assistant; Club: Science; Home Room Offices, 312. ALEX LAMPROS: Anchor Sports Editor; Election Official, Registrar, Student Council Representative; Usher Commit- tee Head; Cast of " Tomorrow the World, " Drama Staffs; Beacon Sports Editor; Cantata ' 45; Clubs: Hi-Y President, Quill and Scroll; Home Room Offices, 312. JEANNE LANAHAN: Honor Student; Poquoson High School: Mixed Glee Club; Cheerleader; Varsity Club Treasurer; Jr.- Sr. Prom Committee Chairman; Latin Club ' 46. N.N.H.S.: Assistant Director Staff; Mixed Chorus; Latin Club; Senior Flower Committee Chairman; Home Room 216. JEAN LANDRETH: Cantata ' 45; Home Room Office, 312. CHARLES LANNING: Mixed Chorus, Concert ' 47, Con- test ' 47; Home Room 1 19. GALE LARRIMORE: Usher; G.A.A., Girls ' Basketball, Softball Teams; Cantata ' 45, Concerts ' 47, ' 48, Girls ' Glee Club, Girls ' Sextet, Mixed Chorus, Music Contests ' 47, ' 48; Typing Certificates; Clubs: Modern Dance, Y-Teens; Senior Committee: Color, Home Room Office, 312. ROBERT E. LASSITER: Boys ' Glee Club; Shop Officer; Home Room 3 1 2. ROBERT LEVINSON: Band, Cantata ' 45, Concerts ' 46, ' 47, Band Contest; Anchor Ad Staff; Clubs: Latin, Science, Stamp; Home Room 312. DAVID LEWIS: Home Room 312. JOHN LOCKSTAMPHFOR: Student Body Secretary; Track Team, Track; Home Room 113. ANITA LOEWENTHALL: Anchor Ad Staff Manager; G.A.A.; Cast of " Our Town, " Prop Staff Head, National Thespians; Cantata ' 45; Typing and Shorthand Certificates; Clubs: Archery, Girl Reserves, Science, Spanish; Senior Motto Com- mittee; Home Room Office, 312; Drama Letter, 1 12 fynaliched At Se+Uosi AteesnAhf, WYATT LONDEREE: Home Room 312. NANCY LUMPKIN: Honor Student; Election Official, Red Cross, G.A.A.; Cast of " What a Life, " Furniture Staff; Can- tata ' 45; Library Assistant; Clubs: Dance, Latin, Science; Home Room 312. CLAYTON LUTER: Home Room 312. DOROTHY MARTIN: Beacon Typist, Business Manager; Cantata ' 45, Concerts ' 47, ' 48, Dance Club Accompanist, District Contests ' 47, ' 48, Girls ' Glee Club, Mixed Chorus; Typing Certificate; Literatry Club; Home Room 216; Music, Service Letters. RITA McGREGOR: Anchor Ad Manager; Senior Secretary; Honor Council Secretary, Jr. Red Cross; Usher; Ticket Staff; Cantata ' 45, Girls ' Glee Club; Typing Certificate; Y-Teens Vice President; Senior Decoration Committee Chairman- Home Room Offices, 216. DALTON McLAWHORN: Cantata ' 45; Electric Shop Of- ficer, Metal Shop Superintendent, Wood Shop Superintend- ent; Home Room Office, 216. GAIL McMAHON: Honor Student; Jr. Red Cross Vice Pres- ident, President, Student Council, Usher; Costume Staff; Cantata ' 45; Library Assistant; Clubs: Latin, Literary, Mod- ern Dance, Science; Home Room 216; Service Letter. GLEN MITCHELL: Election Official, Student Council; Stage Crew; Anchor, Beacon Photographer, Quill and Scroll; Can- tata ' 45; Clubs: Literary, Science Treasurer, President-elect, President, Stamp; Senior Committees: Bulletin Board, Deco- ration; Home Room Offices, 216. PATRICIA MOSS: Honor Student, Faculty Speaker; Anchor Co-Editor; Senior Treasurer; National Honor Society Vice President; Election Official, Jr. Red Cross, Registrar, Usher; Prop Staff; Beacon Reporter; Quill and Scroll; Cantata ' 45; Office Assistant; Clubs: Latin, Literary, Science Secretary, Creative Writers President; Senior Committee: Motto Chair- man; Home Room Offices, 216. DAVID MURRAY: Class Speaker; Senior Vice President; Four-low President; National Honor Society, Election Of- ficial, Honor Council, Student Council Executive Board; Track Team Manager; Cantata ' 45; Freshman Hall of Fame, Best Student; Clubs: Hi-Y, Latin, Literary; Home Room Of- fice, 216. ARCHIE MYERS: Cantata ' 45; Dramatic club, Cast of " You Can ' t Take It With You, " Furniture Staff; Shop Of- fice; Home Room Office, 216. MELVIN NACHMAN: Jr. Red Cross; Thespians, Furniture Staff Head; Stage Crew; Cantata ' 45; Clubs: Science Parli- amentarian, Distributors Vice President, Spanish; Junior Var- sity Football; Home Room Offices, 216; Dramatic Letter, TaJ edited At Setiiosi Pnom SHIRLEY H. PHELPS: Andrews High School, Andrews, North Carolina: Glee Club; Home Economics Club. N.N.H.S.: Jr. Red Cross; Cantata ' 47; Typing Certificate; Senior Assem- bly Committee; Home Room 113. RODNEY PIERCE: Jr. Red C ross; Cantata ' 45; Clubs: Hi-Y, Science, Spanish, Stamp; Home Room 216. DARDEN PITTMAN: Honor Student; Election Official, Stu- dent Council; Anchor Photographer, Beacon, Quill and Scroll; Cantata ' 45; Boys ' Glee Club, Mixed Chorus, Concerts ' 48; Clubs: Hi-Y, Latin, Literary President, Science, Stamp Sec- retary; Senior Committees: Decoration, Invitation, Music, Senior Assembly Chairman; Home Room Office, 216; Serv- ice Letter. DAVID L. PLEASANTS: Jr. Red Cross, Usher; Cantata ' 45; Boys ' Glee Club; Clubs: Hi-Y, Distributors, Shop Offices; Senior Decorating Committee; Room Offices, 216. IRVIN NEWBILL: Cantata ' 45; Science Club; Home Room Offices, 216. LAWRENCE OTTOFARO: Electric Shop Officer, Metal Shop Superintendent, Wood Shop Superintendent; Home Room 216. FRANCIS LEE OVERMAN: Cantata ' 45; Home Room 312. BERNARD OWEN: Jr. Varsity Basketball, Varsity Basket- ball; Printing Staff; Home Rocm 113; Basketball Letter. MERLE PADGETT: Jr Red C ross, Usher; Cast of " Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, " Staffs: Furniture, Prop; Drama Club; Senior Dance Committee; Home Room Office, 216. DALE PARSONS: Track Team; Cantata ' 45, Jr. Chorus; Machine Shop Officer, Machine Shop Certificate; Home Room Offices, 113. JACK POGUE: George Wythe Jr. High School: Glee Club; Cafeteria Committee; Cotillion Club; Home Room Offices. N.N.H.S.: Jr. Red Cross; Beacon Reporter; Hi-Y Club Vice President; Senior Decoration Committee Co-Chairman; Home Room 119. J. T. POND: Home Room 109. 1 14 banned Q iea e Paint fyosi GlaM l li jitt A Jv GWEN RAWLS: Jr. Red Cross; Advertising Staff; Cantata ' 45; Library Assistant; Home Room 113. GEORGE REAVES: Cantata ' 45 Home Room 113. RUTH REEVES: Anchor Photo Editor; Faculty Secretary, Jr. Red Cross; Archery, G.A.A.; Beacon Reporter, Typist; Can- tata ' 45; Music Festival ' 48, Girls ' Glee Club, Mixed Chorus; Typing, Shorthand Certificates; Clubs: Girl Reserves, Home Economics, Spanish; Senior Committees; Assembly, Decora- tion; Home Room Office, 1 13. School Service Letter. ALTON ROBERTS: Usher, Jr. Red Cross, Student Council; Cantata ' 45, Boys ' Glee Club, Boys ' Quartet, District Music Festival, ' 47, ' 48, Chorus ' 46, ' 48; Best Looking Boy, Senior Hall of Fame; 4 Low, 4 High Dance Committees, Senior Dance Committee; Home Room Offices, 216. BARBARA ROBERTS: Staffs: Costume and Property; Heme Room 113. DEANNE ROBBINS: Jr. Red Cross Usher; Costume Staff; Cantata ' 45; Typing, Shorthand Certificates; Dance Club; Home Room 1 1 3. 1 15 WARREN POPE: Usher; Jr. Varsity Basketball; Prop Staff; Beacon Assistant Sports Editor; Cantata ' 45; Clubs: Hi-Y, Latin, Science; Senior Committees: Decoration, Assembly; Home Room Offices, 119. JOSEPH POWELL: Machine Shop Officer; Home Room 1 13. DAN PRESSON: Freshman Class President; Usher; J. V. Basketball, Varsity Basketball; Cantata ' 45; Dramatics Club; Home Room Offices, 109. JOE PRICE: Jr. Varsity Basketball, Football Teams, Var- sity Basketball, Football Track Teams; Boys ' Glee Club, Cantata ' 45, Chorus, Concerts; Pennant Committee; Home Room Office, 2)6. ROY W. QUARLES: Distributors ' Club, Veterans ' Club; Heme Room 2 1 6. BETH QUYNN: Salu ' ator ' an; Election Official; Anchor Associate Editor; Jr. Red Cross, Student Council; Usher; Make-up Staff; Beacon Reporter, Quill and Scroll; Cantata ' 45; Library Assistant; Clubs: Latin, Library President, Vice President, Science Librarian, Creative Writers; Senior In- vitation Committee Chairman; Home Room Offices, 216. MesttosU d Q uzAutUio+t Sj eeclteA, JOHN SEALY: Student Council; Home Room 119. LORRAINE SELLERS: Potsdam High School, Potsdam, N. Y.: Choir, Chorus, Girls ' Glee Club; Drama Club. N.N.H.S.: Anchor Feature Writer, Beacon Reporter; Library Assistant; Clubs: Latin, Library Secretary, Literary, Spanish; Home Room 1 09. NANCY ROBY: D rama Ad Staff; Cantata ' 45; Shorthand Certificate; Home Room 119. NELLIE ROWE: Class Secretary ' 46, ' 47; Usher; G.A.A.; Drama Staffs: Advertising, Costumes, Furniture; Anchor Ad Staff; Cantatas: ' 45, ' 47, Chorus, Concert ' 48, Music Festival; Office Assistant, Cheerleader; Clubs: Dance, Golf, Spanish, Tennis; Senior Dance Committee; Home Room Of- fices, Cheerleoding Letter. ROBERT ROWE: Jr. Red Cross, Student Council; Furniture Staff; Cantata ' 45; Clubs: Distributors ' , Dramatic, Science; Home Room Office, 1 09. ALLEN COURTNEY SAUNDERS: Shop Officer; Home Room 312. JAMES SCARLETT: Home Room 312. WILLIAM SCHWARTZ: Usher; Basketball Manager; Cast of " Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs; " Clubs: Science, Spanish; Senior Pennant Committee; Home Room 119. DUANE R. SEWARD: Veterans ' Club; Home Room 216. JEANETTE SICELOFF: Honor Student; Anchor Feature Edi- tor; Election Official; Cantata ' 45; Infirmary Assistant; Typing, Shorthand Certificate, Latin Club; Senior Deco- ration Committee; Home Room 109; School Service Letter. BERNARD SILVERMAN: Jr. Red Cross; Furniture Staff, Stage Crew; Clubs: Tennis, Stamp; Home Room 109. HOPE SMITH: Jr. Red C ross; Staffs: Furniture, Make-up; Cantata ' 45; Home Room 1 09. 116 1 0 ctlt OiandlltaJze And bipJxxma ROBERT SMITH: N.N.H.S. Cadet Corps, Civil Air Patrol Cadet; Cantata ' 45, Jr. Red Cross; Metal Shop Offices; " Between Two Eras " ' 46; Home Room 109. ARCHIE SPIERS: Band, Concerts ' 44, ' 45, ' 46, ' 47, ' 48, Cantata 47; Home Room 109; Band Letter. JACK STINSON: Freshman Class President; Jr. Red Cross; " Beacon On Air " Announcer; Stamp Warden, Usher; Track Team Manager; Cantata ' 45; Clubs: Creative Writers Vice President, Dramatics, Literary, Spanish; Home Room Of- fices, 1 09. DOROTHY STONEMAN: Morrison High School: Basketball team; Freshman Vice President, Sophomore Chaplain. N.N. H.S.: Spanish Club; Home Room Offices, 216. LOUIS TAYLOR: Jr. Basketball Team, Basketball Team, Football Team; Home Room 113; Basketball, Football Let- ters. HILDA TYREE: Girls ' Basketball, Softball Teams; Ticket Staff; Glee Club; Club: F.H.A.; Home Room 312. CORRIE UNTHANK: Accompanist for Girls ' and Boys ' Glee Clubs, Mixed Chorus, Cantata ' 45, Concert ' 48, District Music Festivals ' 46, ' 48, Girls ' Sextet, " Beacon On Air " accompanist; Typing Certificate; Home Room 312. VERNON WALTON: Jr. Red Cross; Auto Shop Superinten- dent; Cantata ' 45, ' 46; Home Room 109. LIBBY WEBB: Jr. Red Cross; Cantata ' 45; Club: Home Economics; Senior Dance Committee; Home Room Office 312. HARLENE WOLEVER: Honor Student; Anchor Photo Editor; Election Official, Jr. Red Cross; Assistant Director Staff of What a Life, Cantata ' 45; Clubs: Latin President, Liter- ary, Science; Home Room Office, 109. GEORGE WOOD: Home Room 312. BEVERLY WRIGHT: G.A.A., Cantata ' 45; Usher; Clubs: Home Economic, Girl Reserves; Senior Dance Committee ' Home Room Office, 216. Said tf-G ieiuell 7 a ' lltei ' i Alma McUeSi JACK WRIGHT: New Hanover High School: Hi-Y ( Latin Club President, R.O.T.C. N.N.H.S.: Senior Class President; Usher; Beacon Columnist, Quill and Scroll; Clubs: Senior Hi-Y; Home Room 312. HIRAM YOUNC: Jr. Red Cross; Golf Club; Home Room 109. PAT YOUNG: Jr. Red Cross, Registrar, Student Council, Usher; Staffs: Furniture, Prompting Student Director, Thes- pians; Beaccn Ad Manager, Beacon Reporter, Quill and Scroll; Cantatas ' 45, Student Director ' 45, ' 46, Concert ' 47; Cheerleader; Shorthand Certificate; Latin Club; Senior Dance Commiltee; Heme Room Office, 312. Drama Letter. FEBRUARY IN ABSENTIA BARBARA GARNER: GAA, Girl Reserves; Mixed Chorus; Latin Club; Typing, Shorthand Certificates; Home Room 112 . MARIAN LEWIS: Inf irmary Assistant; Typinq Certificate; Home Room 321. KATIE MOTLEY: Home Room 214. FLORENCE SMITH: Home Room 119. FRANCIS AUSTIN: H ome Room 306. ANDREW FETTERS: U. S. Army. JAMES HALL: U. S. Army. WILLIAM LACKEY: A.A.F. FRED MATTHEWS: U. S Army. JUNE PICTURES NOT AVAILABLE IN ABSENTIA KENNEDY GRAY: Cantata ' 45; Hi-Y Club; Home Room Office, 1 13. CHARLES RIDDLE: Cantata ' 45; Art Club ' 45, ' 46; Home Room Offices, 319; Home Room 113; Winner of Beacon Slogan Contest, ' 47. ELMO STEPHENSON: Student Body President; Football, Basketball ' 46, ' 47; Home Room 109; Football, Basket- ball Letters. JOHN GRAHAM: U. S. Navy. HENRY HARLOW: U. S. Army. EDWIN A. JOSEPH, JR.: U S. Army. GERALD RICHTER: U. S. Marine Corps. RAYMOND RITCHIE: U S. Navy. ROBERT STUART: U. S. Army. CHARLES WITHROW: U. S Navy. ROY WINN: U. S. Navy. 118 Ind " 7a ItA ee 6 Iheisi fyao ut L LAMAR R. STANLEY Another to be missed is Dr. Cornelia Segar, the one and only physics teacher in the high school, who has served here for 27 years. Al- though " Doc, " as she is affectionately known to young and old alike, is short in stature and quiet and retiring in nature, there is some- thing in her manner that commands as much respect and admiration as if she had been twice her size; and in her personality, there is an indescribable " something " peculiar to " Doc " alone which endears her to every per- son with whom she comes in contact. Her do- main, 318, will not be the same without our " Doc. " SENOR CARLOS URRUTIA DR. CORNELIA SEGAR Then there ' s Senor Carlos Urrutia, our Span- ish instructor from Pureto Rico, who has taught in the high school for 18 years. Every student, knows the Senor and returns his cheery " Buenas dias mio amigo, " with which he greets pupils and teachers alike. Perhaps he will be remembered most for his fine philoso- phy of life, that one should build a house, rear a son, and write a book. Senor has built his house, reared fine sons and several daughters as well, and intends to write his book after re- tirement. No, the school will not seem as bright without, as someone aptly put it, our " cherub with a Spanish accent! " So, to these three, we, the graduating classes of 1948, say goodbye with the greatest ap- preciation for their service and devotion. Although several of our teachers are leav- ing the high school this year to go on to higher positions, there are three special persons whom we wish to tell you about because of their many years of local service. First, Lamar R. Stanley, our principal, who will abandon his desk in the office, after 25 years of faithful service, to take over the post as director of education for the city. We ' ll miss his own unhurried way of getting things done, his slow, gliding gait, his thoughtful " hello " when he meets his students in the cor- ridors, his dailv tales of rabbit raising, and his speech trademark, " Well . . . when I was a boy. " Most of all, though, Uncle Sam, we ' ll miss a true friend — one who was always ready to give us encouragement when we needed it. 1 19 Well, guess that just about concludes our rather lengthy epis- tle, Uncle Sam, but we hope that you ' ve enjoyed reading it even half as much as we enjoyed writing it. Now that you have seen all of us at work and play, in school and in the community, do you think that we are really prepar- ing to be better citizens for our country? We sincerely hope you do. We know that we ' ll be seeing you again, in our places of work, in our places of recreation, and in every place where democracy is being practiced, and where citizens work together toward one common end, but for now. Uncle Sam, we must say " goodbye. " Affectionately yours, Qn ixjLtfUi+i f QladAeA oj 1948 P.S. Wait a minute, Uncle Sam. We forgot to explain about these last few pages. As you know, it took quite a few stamps to send this letter . . so many, in fact, that for a time, we couldn ' t see how we were going to get enough, but finally someone sug- gested asking the local businessmen and merchants to help out. They more than just helped to raise enough stamp money; so we decided to mention them in a section all to themselves. If you ' ll turn the page, you ' ll find not only their names, but in some in- stances, pictures of their places of business! Stamp, PuSicUgA iA, Mr. and Mrs. Philip F. Allen Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Anderson Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Asbell Mrs. William Atkins Mr. S. Ajalat Mr. Phil Avis Mr. and Mrs. B. B. Bailey Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Baines Mr. H. 0. Baker Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Ballentine Mr. W. J. Batson Dr. P. M. Beatty Mrs. E. R. Benton Mrs. R. D. Binder Mr. Mayer J. Binder Mr. A. K. Blakemore Mr. and Mrs. Guy W. Boswick Mrs. Effie L. Boyd Mr. and Mrs. V. C. Boylston Mrs. R. N. Bridgers Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Bridgers Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Brooks Mr. Danford Brown Mrs. Guy Campbell Mrs. Elsie Carpenter Mr. C. L. Clodfelter Mrs. H. A. Cochran Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Conn Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Connelly Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Corey Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Cowling Miss Frances Cox Miss Dorothy M. Crane Mrs. L. M. Culbreth Mrs. W. G. Dalton Mr. and Mrs. P. M. Davis Mr. Ira Derr Davis Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Derring Mrs. R. T. Desler Mr. I. H. Diamond Mr. and Mrs. James H. Duling Mrs. Mabel Ewan Mrs. Mae Marshall Edwards Mr. John Egan Mrs. H. A. Floyd Miss Susie V. Floyd Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Fogle Mrs. M. D. Folwell Mrs. H. C. Forrest Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Foster Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Fox Mr. and Mrs. S. L. Friedman Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Gall Gama Delta Gama Sorority Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Gardner Mr. J. N. Garlick Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Gladden Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Glass Mr. and Mrs. D. Goldstein Miss Joan Goldstein Miss Amanda Gray Mr. C. E. Gray Mr. and Mrs. Danny Green Mr. and Mrs. B. C. Greene Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Gross Mr. and Mrs. Frank K. Grubbs Mrs. L. E. Gwaltney Mr. C. J. Hagood " Boatharbor " Hall Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Hall Dr. G. G. Hankins Mrs. Emma L. Hanrahan Mrs. R. I. Harris Mr. E. P. Henson Mrs. L. L. Hicks Miss Emilie Holladay Mr. W. C. Hollowell Mr. J. H. Holmes Mr. and Mrs. E. V. Horner Mr. and Mrs. J. Jacobson Mr. and Mrs. W. E. G. Jamison Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Joseph Miss Buena Mae Joyner Mrs. V. H. Justice Mrs. J. H. Kassner Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Lampros Mrs. R. L. Larrimore Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Laughlin Mr. and Mrs. Harry Lazarus Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Leigh Mr. A. G. Liverman Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Lochstamphfor Mr. W. E. Lyrll Mr. and Mrs. E. D. Magee Wyatt S. Mapp Mr. and Mrs. N. Markos Mrs. May J. Martin Miss Eulah Massey Mrs. D. J. McCann Miss Elizabeth McCollum Mr. and Mrs. William McCollum Mrs. J. A. McCormick Mr. and Mrs. T. L. McGregor Mr. and Mrs. N. Markos Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Miller Mr. Louis B. Mirmelstein Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Moss Mr. and Mrs. Phillip W. Murray Mr. and Mrs. Simon Nachman Mrs. Frank I. Newbill Dr. A. G. Orphanidys Mr. and Mrs. Peter Ottenstein Mr. and Mrs. George A. Panos Mr. and Mrs. F. B. Parks Mr. Paul Pearson Mr. and Mrs. P. A. Peeples Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Phelps Phi Sigma Gamma Sorority Phi Tau Beta Mrs. Rodney F. Pierce David L. Pleasants Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Pogue Mr. and Mrs. G. G. Pope Rev. George Ports Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Quynn Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Reeves Mr. C. M. Roberts Mrs. Alex Rouvalis Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Saunders Mr. and Mrs. Morris Schienman Mr. and Mrs. Ben Schwartz Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Scoggin Mrs. Anne P. Scruggs Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Seward Miss Juanita Seward Commander and Mrs. J. Seward Mr. Charles B. Shreeves Elmer F. Sharpley Mrs. John C. Siceloff Miss Lucy Sinclair Mrs. F. A. Smith Frederick A. Smith Mrs. Marvin E. Smith Mrs. S. F. Stainback Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Starboard Mr. W. B. Stoneman Dr. L. E. Stubbs Miss Frances Taylor George Theophilos Mrs. James H. Tomlin Dr. G. Colbert Tyler Mr. and Mrs. Carlos Urrutia Mr. and Mrs. Harry Want Mrs. O. A. Warren Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Weaver Mrs. N. J. Webb Mr. and Mrs. Carl Welch Mr. Louis M. Wheary, Jr. Mrs. F. A. White Mr. W. G. Willey Mrs. M. W. Williams Mr. and Mrs. Harry Wilsted Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Winters Mr. and Mrs. R. Woodman Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Wright New York models? No! Just a group of high school girls modeling the latest in fashions. The girls are Gladys Gwalt- ney, Nancy Lumpkin, Lorraine Sellers, and Amelia Baines and the styles may be found at Wjjss® 122 tyJltxde cile PLUMBING • HEATING ELECTRICAL • INDUSTRIAL REFRIGERATION SUPPLIES NOLAND COMPANY 2600-2700 Virginia Avenue NEWPORT NEWS, VIRGINIA HARLEY-DAVIDSON Motorcycles — Bicycles 4 -i ■! 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BREON INVEST YOUR MONEY IN A HOME From TIRE SPECIALIST Distributor KENNETH ARCH REAL ESTATE, INSURANCE and LOANS 117 26th Street Dial 2-1371 KELLY-SPRINGFIELD TIRES Dial 2-1062 3401 Huntington Ave. FINE ' S MEN ' S SHOPS, Inc. Fashion Is Our Business Quality Our Watchword Dependability Our Creed Hatters — Furnishers 2901 Washington Avenue Joseph Miller NEWPORT NEWS, VA. LaVogue Shoppe 3025 Washington Avenue 125 3704 Washington Ave. Newport News, Va. COFER MOTOR SALES, INC. 2910-12 Huntington Avenue Newport News, Virginia PLYMOUTH DE-SOTO SALES AND SERVICE QSS TIMBERLAKE ' S FOOD MARKET Quality Groceries and Meats PHOTOGRAPHIC, HOBBY and HANDICRAFT MATERIALS G. S. BARNES, Inc Dial 2-1831 2604 Jefferson Ave. Building Materials and Sporting Goods 2513-15 Jefferson Ave. Phone 6-1628 In the Interest of BETTER HOMES Six Floors Devoted Exclusively to HUNGRY? Fine Home Furnishings Try SANITARY LUNCH 3026 Washington Ave. 14 00 - J 4 0 2 Vl ASH ! SGTOH AVCWE H APPV HOME FURNISHERS 126 Wishing this smooth-looking car were theirs are Barbara Fogle, Mary Lewis Adams, Harlene Wolever and Nancy Barlow. BOWLER ' S AUTO EXCHANGE 3407 Huntington Avenue Date June 6 HOTEL WARWICK MEMO from Thomas Piano Co. To Students of NNHS NEWPORT NEWS, VA. Come in to Our Dining Room Offers You Traditionally Fine Food Thomas Piano Co. And Service at Moderate Prices " EVERYTHING MUSICAL " Special Sun day Dinners RECORDS INSTRUMENTS For the Family SHEET MUSIC Private Parties of from 10 to 35 guests may be served 210 28th Street Newport News in The Palm Room 127 Pleased as punch are Maxine Justice and Susan Ander- son in their outfits from Leggetts Department Store 3209 Washington Avenue Dial 5-1283 128 1 — Ideal for a cold drink Put a Sparkle in Her Eyes With C — Cooling on a hot night E — Easy to handle BRACELETS EARRINGS NEWPORT NEWS DISTILLED ICE CO. NECKLACE WATCHES SCOTT HARDWARE Shaw Jewelry Store 2809 Washington Ave. 2413 Jefferson Ave. Dial 6-1674 SOUTHERN ATHLETIC SUPPLY CO., Inc. ATHLETIC OUTFITTERS Knockdown and Telescoping Bleachers Playground and Gymnasium Equipment 1 1 6 North Seventh Street RICHMOND 19, VIRGINIA George C. Karam WANT TO DASH? COT THE CASH? BUY A NASH Newport News Nash Co. 3614 Huntington Ave. Newport News, Va. 129 Like a little night life? For the finest in foods plus dependable curb service go out to GREEN ACRES Asbestos Siding Roofing Shingles Buckingham Vermont Slate Floor Tile PENINSULA Sheet Copper and Metal of All Kinds Iron Fireman FUNERAL HOME Lenox Oil Burners Hot Air, Steam and Hot Water Heating 2505 Chestnut Avenue Newport News Virginia H. C. OREBAUGH Sheet Metal Works DIAL 6-1469 316-18-20 28th Street “WE GUARANTEE COMPETENT SERVICE " Newport News, Va. Phone 4-1571 130 Everything in the grocery line is available here, as seen in this overall picture of FLORIDA ORANGE STORE 3208 WASHINGTON AVENUE PERRY ELECTRIC CO., Inc. ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS 28th Street and Huntington Avenue NEWPORT NEWS, VIRGINIA MOTOR WINDING COMMERCIAL LIGHTING MARINE ELECTRICIANS INDUSTRIAL LIGHTING DIAL 4-1300 and 4-1032 Austrian (Elranrra, Jnr. SERVING THE PENINSULA FOR OVER FIFTY YEARS 3403 Washington Avenue — Telephone 3-1679 Newport News. Virginia — COLD STORAGE VAULT FOR FURS — Hampton Store — 23 South King Street — Dial 5828 Buxton Store — 76 Buxton Avenue Hilton Store — 237 Warwick Road Dial 2-7839 QUALITY CLEANING WITH DEPENDABLE SERVICE CASH and CARRY PICK-UP and DELIVERY 131 BECK ' S CITY BAKERY 2716 Washington Ave. WHITE ' S PHARMACY, Inc. STUART GARDENS Newport News, Virginia Phone 2-7822 Your home owned drug stores are well staffed by the most competent and experienced pharamcists who are interested in you and the welfare of your community. B. C. WHITE, President and General Manager TURNER ' S PHARMACY, Inc. 301 Blair Ave. Newport News, Va. Phone 4-1371 YORKTOWN PHARMACY, Inc. YorktovVn, Va. Phone Yorktown 2341 PURITAN RESTAURANT What ' ll you have? No ma ' .ter what they select, Beverly Wright and Billy Hill are sure to enjoy it at 132 3 t n iiinii—naOTMi Department Store 3007 Washington Avenue 133 Making sure her flowers will be fresh, Joy Harris selects them from the refrigerating case at BLOSSOM SHOP 212 31st Street Newport News, Virginia Strong Man to HOT? iOf You can get Healthful foods From LAWSON GROCERY 2400 Oak Avenue Then get cool, refreshing ICE CREAM From SOUTHERN DAIRIES, Inc. On 24th and Virginia Avenue PAINT PRODUCTS RELIABLE FOOTWEAR COMPANY r crn We have everything in the line rjv r w of Paint Come in and BROTHERS See Our Selection NEWPORT NEWS 327 25th Street and NEWPORT NEWS, VIRGINIA HAMPTON 134 For that after date snack, David Pleasants, Bootsie Atkinson, Merle Padgett, and Jack Ainslie go where they know the food is good, at CHICKEN SHACK 1 929 Kecoughtan Road A TIE IS JUST THE TOUCH Be Sure to Purchase It At COLE SCOTT 3306 Washington Avenue Newport News, Vtrginia W. C. BOWEN CO. INSURANCE COUNSELORS DIAL 5-1292 Assure Your College Education with Insurance UovtalaA 1 ) REALTOR INSUROR 1 25 26th Street Newport News, Va. 1 36 28th Street Dial 4-1441 WATERFRONT LUMBER SHIPCEILING CORP. LUMBER, MILLWORK, BUILDING MATERIALS 1200 Jefferson Avenue Newport News, Virginia Do You Need SEED? FEED? Come to W. L. GLEASON ' S 3515 Jefferson Avenue GOODMAN HARDWARE CO. " QUALITY HARDWARE " NEWPORT NEWS, VA. 2405 Jefferson Avenue Phone 5-1281 135 " You, too, can be a ' slick chick, ' " says Tuny McMahon, " if you buy your wearing ap- parel from CLARA PHELPS Millinery Dress Salon 135 29th Street fyinyitua SnyutexnMty (faptfrcuty GENERAL CONTRACTORS 29th Street at James River NEWPORT NEWS, VIRGINIA Dial 7-1201 For that big stag party ahead Jack Pogue and Glen Mitchell shop for groceries at PITTMAN ' S GROCERY R. C. SATCHEL, Proprietor 2615 Marshall Ave. Dial 4- 1 766 136 WARWICK LAUNDRY 127 Twenty-fourth Street Want your clothes as white as snow? Take a tip from Peggy Derring and Mar- riane Taylor and have them done at 137 ' Drive (ZanefaMef DMV 19 SUTTLE MOTOR COMPANY Cadillac — Oldsmobile — GMC Trucks 34th and Jefferson Avenue For a future without worry or fuss Be sure there ' s a home planned by us WILLIAMS, COILE and BLANCHARD ARCHITECTS MELSON BUILDING TAKE YOUR GIRL TO HI-HAT (Now Terry ' s Supper Club) 3506 Kecoughtan Road Phone Hampton 8219 SAVE MONEY W. B. WILLIAMS Furniture 225 28th Street Dial 6-1971 For that well-groomed look take Bobby Seward ' s advice and have your hair cut at SEWARD ' S BARBER SHOP 4211 Huntington Avenue 138 Clothes-conscious women and girls like Carolyn Larsen, Gale Larrimore, and Margie Gibbons know they can never go wrong at PHILLIP LEVY COMPANY 2707 Washington Avenue LIFETIME FURNITURE Assure the Loveliness of Your Home GAMMON ' S ANTIQUE SHOP N. SUTTLE SONS Antiques The Peninsula ' s Jewelry Store Hand Made Reproductions of Quality, Reliability and Moderate Prices Since 1 895 Repairing, Upholstering 820 Kecoughtan Road Hampton, Va. Corner 25th and Jefferson Phone Newport News 5-1943 Visit the Don ' t Feel Like ROSENBAUM a Schmo HARDWARE CO. Get a Dress with the hemline low House Furnishings — Utensils LOWER PRICES — BETTER BUYS General Hardware At 2608 Washington Ave. BESKIN ' S Corner 24th and Jefferson 139 OVER A QUARTER OF A CENTURY of Traditionally Exquisite Lingerie GOWNS ' DIMENSIONAL AND NO-RIDE SLIPS THE { OS CORPORATION HAMPTON VIRGINIA REG. U S. PAT OFF. No Moth or Termite Worries With HIDEN STORAGE and Forwarding Co. In Charge 50th and Virginia Dial 6-1685 Treat Your Jalopy To A Face Lifting At LACKEYS ESSO SERVICE 30th and Jefferson Ave. RELAX After a Tough Task At The JAMES THEATER 31st and Washington Ave. CAFFEE FUNERAL HOME 3101 West Avenue 140 tr NEWPORT NEWS THE PAST PLUS THE PRESENT EQUALS A PROMISING FUTURE For " THE WORLD ' S GREATEST HARBOR " 141 BETTY BOWEN Deposits Beacon money at THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK Member Federal Reserve System and Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. 2715 WASHINGTON AVENUE Parker and Powell Successors to PARKER SPENCER Carpet Furniture Appliances Dial 2-2041 212 28th Street Telephone 2-2361 Sterilized Used Furniture R. R. Jones Furniture Exchange New and Used Furniture 213 30th Street Newport News, Va. West Paint Company J. C. MICHIE, JR., Prop. “The Kyanize Store” " Bing " Burford PAINTS AND WALLPAPERS Your Dealer of the Sleek 258-260 Twenty-eighth St. Dial 2-2981 NEW HUDSON Newport News 330 30th Street DIAL 2-2475 142 nggranngHgHgi r - W HARRISON‘ HORNER tSUWif.HIFXINfe 3 :t. George Washington ' s coach didn ' t sleep here, but some of the best modern cars in Newport News have rested and once again become wide awake after a vacation in HARRISON AND HORNER Hunting a Job? College of Hampton Roads 3112 West Avenue Everything for the Sportsman — At — SPORT CENTER of Newport News, Inc. 122 32nd Street PAUL P. KLUK Dial 2-6125 J. TRACEY MINER, JR. HORNE BROS.. Inc. Ship Repairs For the Well Dressed Girl It ' s HANNA ' S Distinctive Apparel 3303 Washington Ave. 143 YOU ARE ALWAYS WELCOME At the Home of DR. PEPPER STOP STOP AT Metropolitan News Stand For on the Spot News Jean Lowry Says TAKE YOUR CLOTHES TO IF ITS FLOWERS For THE PROM Get Them From Evelyn H. Coleman Florist 3101 Huntington Avenue Dance, Ballerina Dance ' — At — BILLY WILLIAMS The Cleaner 2704 Wickham Avenue Green Domino Studios 2615 Washington Avenue 144 % the GIgM (pjf ' 4$ . . . We deem it a privilege and a pleasure to have played a part in perpetuating the pleasant memory of your high school days, through the medium of our photographs. CHEYNE ' S 132 32nd Street Newport News, Va. Telephone 7-1971 STUDIOS 106-108 E. Queen Hampton, Va. Telephone 4201 ☆ ☆ ☆ " In the future, when you need a picture — call us. We ' ll be ready to serve you. " 145 Does your car need that magic touch? If so be smart like Virginia Call and stop by Spee-Dee Esso Servicenter 2120 Kecoughtan Road HAMPTON, VIRGINIA The milk line is always a popular spot in the cafeteria. Bobby Seward starts his tray with a bottle of milk from COLONY FARMS Co-operative Dairy High School girls stop to admire the shining car on sale at Abb : tt ' s. Make Your Money Go Farther ABBITT MOTOR CO. " Biggest Exclusive Used Car Dealer On the Peninsula " 146 NICK ALLEN MOTORS, Inc. U 30th and Huntington Avenue DIAL 4-1734 Santa Claus Couldn ' t Do Better Than a Home From fill BRYANT NELMS REAL ESTATE 129 26th Street GREENE Furniture Co., Inc. Prepare for Your " Big Date " At 3107 Washington Avenue " THE STORE THAT SAVES YOU MONEY " 2910 Washington Avenue Dial 7-1361 Newport News, Va. ir It ' s Fun to Learn Our A B C ' s At the " Wee Wisdom Kindergarten " snuoAy u 046 u|L|SD OOZt 7 MRS. RUEL WALKER Head Instructor 147 Juanita Seward and Virginia Call look over their choice of graduation watches HAMPTON JEWELRY CO. ALLEN JEWELRY CO. 1 1 West Queen Street 2902 Washington Avenue HAMPTON NEWPORT NEWS PETE MEEKINS SAYS " I got my crew cut at Modern Barber Shop " 3010 Washington Avenue Newport News, Virginia UP-TO-DATE SANITARY EQUIPMENT Yes, you can make me happy with a corsage From Paramount Florist 210 33rd Street W. D. HOLT Phone 3-1012 — 6-1510 EARL SHEPARD Why Walk? Take a CAB! For the " New Look " IN FURNISHINGS Shop At Yellow Cab Service TWO-WAY RADIO For Fast Service WILKS BROTHERS FURNITURE 2306 Jefferson Avenue 607 Twenty-fifth Street Newport News, Virginia 48 Apprentice Drawing Room Class The Apprentice School of the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company offers an opportunity for qualified young men to acquire a Junior College education while learning a skilled craft. School catalog available upon request. Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. 149 Bootsie Atkinson and Kim Chandler can ' t decide whether to order Chicken in the Basket or steak with all its trim- mings, but whatever they decide, it ' s always the best when served at the PICK-A-BONE 25th and Buxton Ave. ' ' The Pride of the Peninsula” PflRflmoutfT Where the Better Pictures Play Launched but not Anchored Good Luck Newport News Office Equipment Co. 2404 Washington Avenue Va A For APPLES FRUITS or VEGETABLES Try PETERSON ' S Finest Foods 9961 Warwick Road Hilton Village Dial 2-17)6 H. C. Peterson, Prop. P. S. WARD ' S ESSO SERVICE 1 vl Warwick Road and Rivermont Drive ' ll ‘1 Jefferson Ave. Ext. at Traffic Circle 150 Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. 25th and Hickory Ave. TROUBLE APLENTY? Then See Us Hudgins Motor Corp. 2900 Virginia Avenue Newport News, Va. SAVOR A SAVORY FOWL From Weaver ' s Market 2705 Huntington Avenue PHONE 4-1771 Francis L. Jobe FORREST MARKET BAKERY, MEATS, FINE FOODS 3-1608 3-1609 3600 Huntington Ave. Make Her Smile With a Bracelet From BARR BROS. Jewelers and Opticians 3005 Washington Avenue FOR FAMOUS APPLIANCES Visit Patrick Silk, Inc. 3406 Washington Avenue Frigidaire Bendix Maytag Duo-Therm Coleman Zenith RCA-Victor Tappan 15 Years of Appliances Sales and Service 151 Warwick County Market HAMPTON 4 I» 4 " The Peninsula ' s Finest Store " 4 Good Things to Eat New York Delicatessen " THE BEST IN FOOD " Hot Corned Beef and Pastrami Sandwiches Our Specialty Dial 2-6028 133 25th Street Newport News, Virginia Make Your Dream Come True Learn to Sew — At — SINGER Fresh Fruits, Vegetables, Groceries and Meats 600 Warwick Road Dial 7-1983 H. B. WALKER, III J. H. MARTIN, JR. T. H. MINOR Get a Flower for His Buttonhole At LIVELY TABB Florist Phone 369 Warwick Road 2-3517 Hilton Village, Va. It ' s a Long Way Take It the Easy Way Come to CENTRAL MOTOR CO. Home of the Sewing Machine Co. Peninsula ' s Finest Cars 2605 Washington Avenue Dial 4-1962 1900 Kecoughtan Road Dial 2-4140 152 THE DAILY PRESS AND TIMES-HERALD 215 Twenty-fifth Street Getting informed in world affairs, Warren Pope and Mary Lewis Adams read the Peninsula ' s finest newspapers. 153 {7c a ftJj FOR BETTER Jc) l0tJ HEATING SERVICE Washington at 30th 320 24th Street nu. Washing Dishes Three Times a Day Is Enough Send Your Other Cleaning to Us Call Chesapeake Cleaners DIAL 2-4339 FUEL 328 24th Street I. 0. Smith Furniture Co. ( ® There ' s not a ghost of y)0 aTL a chance we won ' t have ,C Yi all kinds of vegetables -T HARCUM GROCERY 303 Blair Avenue 557 25th Street Drucker Falk Dial 3-1228 REAL ESTATE and Participating Insurance BRANCH OFFICE 3824 Kecoughtan Road, Hampton, Va. 134 26th Street Dial 6-1687 154 Our Congratulations To The Senior Class of 1948 100% Locally Owned EARL R. HATTEN CHARLES A. PARKER 4-1444 Dial 4-1445 When Fall Comes Come to Us for COAL Sanford and Charles 35th and Virginia ROUSE-CARPER Funeral Home 24-Hour Ambulance Service Dial 5-1510 234-236 25th Street Newport News, Virginia BE KIND TO YOUR CAR • WHY WALK? When You Can Ride iBl Take it to In a New Cutchins Brothers CHRYSLER or PLYMOUTH From AUTO SERVICE 25th and Poplar Avenue Merrimac Motors Kecoughtan Road at LaSalle Avenue 155 Shapiro ' s Dept, Store 2404 Jefferson Avenue High on the Honor Roll With High School Boys and Girls! Blechman ' s Youth Center 3202 Washington Avenue 4 From this lovely photograph of Martha Starboard, you can see why it is wise to go to Montgomery-Brooks FOR BETTER PHOTOS 3007 West Avenue White Truck Sales Service on All Makes Cars and Trucks Lumpkin White Truck Company 234 Twenty-seventh Street For L-o-n-g Protection See Us About a House J. F. Tilghman, Inc. NELSON C. OVERTON Realtors Insurance 122 Twenty-sixth Street 156 No spendthrifts here! Anne Hamilton, Duska Cooper, and Harvey Ruben are putting their money away where they know it ' ll be safe at BANK OF HAMPTON ROADS 321 4 Washington Avenue Dial 5-1244 MASSELL ' S SPORT SHIRTS SLACKS Wythe SWIM TRUNKS SHOES Esso Service Center 3506 Washington Ave. Kecoughtan Road and Newport News, Va. Wythe Parkway What ' s in a Name? Black Cat — Bad Luck Oliver Roane i(lf SOUND EQUIPMENT 4313 Huntington Avenue Heath Roofing-Safe Home HEATH ROOFING 4312 Huntington Avenue 157 PicZun Penlect Looking pretty as pictures are Barbara Fogle, Viola Hostetter, and Jackie Hayes, in dresses that have been freshly laundered at Dawn. 830 25th Street Dial 5-1212 Other senior Misses in our " Picture Perfect " by Dawn are Susan Anderson, Maxine Justice and Ruth Reeves. v leanLin-e d. 3117 Washington Avenue Dial 3-1731 Benj. Fisch Appliances 4 4 Domestic and Commercial Refrigeration 4 4 4 226 Twenty-eighth Street FRANK J. MOORE GENERAL CONTRACTOR 2206 Wickham Avenue Lending her father a helping hand, Mary Daniel returns a suit to Merle Padgett who is aiways satisfied with work done at DANIEL CLEANERS 3509 Huntington Avenue Dial 2-5241 Dial 6-1104 General Repairs Roofing Asbestos Siding New Construction Give Yourself a Treat With Some of Our Cakes! 4 CRUM ' S BAKERY Specializing in Weddings, Birthdays And Anniversaries 3508 Huntington Avenue Charles Levinson Son 2207 Jefferson Avenue •It 4 4 A Complete Food Store With Bakery If you need to make a loan Do not sit at home and moan. Come to us and rest assured That your troubles will be cured! TO FEEL SECURE 4 4 Newport News Building Loan Association Phone 3-7661 120 26th Street Newport News, Va. Hundley Applewhite, Inc. mm 2mtw REALTORS — INSURORS 130 26th Street Phone 4-1704 160 Virginia Avenue at 44th CURB SERVICE Citizens Rapid Transit Co. " Safe and Economical Transportation " Charter Trips Solicited TELEPHONES Newport News Hampton 4-1716 3-3371 SHELTON Sewing Machine Co. 240 25th Street Newport News, Virginia Dial 2-7492 SALES SERVICE Authoried Dealer Don ' t Wash Your Own Let Paramount Beauty Salon Do It For You COMPLETE BEAUTY SALON 129 33rd Street Telephone 7-1551 Modern Cleaners 3409 Washington Avenue 161 A. I. Siris Products Corp. OF VIRGINIA Makers of Betty Lou Powder Puffs 1014 Jefferson Avenue FOR G — Greasing Your A — Automobi les Our S — Service Is Best W. I. LYTTLE Esso Stations NEWPORT NEWS AUTOMOBILE PENINSULA EXCHANGE SHIPBUILDERS ' ASSOCIATION M ° ; ■ — ( o «L — — 3400 Huntington Avenue NEWPORT NEWS 3714 Washington Ave. VIRGINIA 162 Nehi Bottling Company NEWPORT NEWS, VA. BOTTLERS OF R.C. COLA AND Orange — NEHI — Grape 2615 Huntington Avenue HEALTH CENTER Bowling Alleys, Inc. Shackelford DUCK PINS Auto Co., Inc. TEN PINS 15 Regulation Brunswick Alleys DODGE — PLYMOUTH Open Weekdays 11:00 A. M. Sundays 2 :00 P. M. Dodge Job Rated Trucks Call Newport News 2-9787 329 25th Street 3212 HUNTINGTON AVE. After a Hard Day ' s Work For Comfortable Clothes At Work Try Attend the lack ' s Clothing Store CAPITAL THEATER 3500 Washington Avenue 26th and Huntington Avenue 163 If you have a breakfast date, lunch- eon, dinner, or supper date be smart like Ethel Neofitou and Joyce Robert- son and go to the National Restaurant 3112 Washington Avenue " STRETCH YOUR DOLLAR " Roses are red; violets are blue BUY HER A FLOWER And you ' ll bet she ' ll like you Horseman ' s Florist Hampton Newport News Dial 7351 Dial 2-1623 49 W. Queen St. 1003 Kecoughtan Rd. Murray Padgett, Inc. 131 25th Street REALTORS INSURANCE Easy Pay Tire Store 2606 Jefferson Avenue Goodyear Tires and Batteries Hot Point Electrical Appliances I. W. HORNSBY Amoco Gas AND Fuel Oil Even in Damp Weather Bond Bread Stays Fresh General Baking Co. AMOCO Phone 6-1651 Boat Harbor 164 MIDWAY MOTOR CO. FOR THE BEST In Used Car Transportation 1910 Kecoughtan Road Take It Away With You (a. i K f From Goodpar Ice Cream Company 5808 Virginia Avenue G. W. COLEMAN, Mgr. Peninsula Supply Co., Inc. LUMBER AND BUILDING MATERIALS 34th Street and Virginia Avenue Phone 4-1496 Newport News, Va. The lacobson Press PRINTING ti t» 2704 Huntington Avenue NEWPORT NEWS, VA. Dial 6-1171 J. W. Jacobson, Mgr. Right This Way! Boulevard Cleaners 9901 Warwick Road " YOUR APPROVAL IS OUR SUCCESS " BEN RIGGINS tries on a new topper at Spigel ' s College Shop 3115 Washington Ave. 165 " Don sounded as pleased as I am about my promotion. He said that on top of everything else I had really shown good business judgment when I went to work for the Telephone Company. " I told him all the reasons why I’d decided on telephone work. For one thing, I said I didn’t think a girl could choose a more important job — as vital as the telephone is to everyday life. " Furthermore, the work is interesting and pleasant. The offices in the Telephone Building are bright and comfortable. There’s an attractive lounge where we can read or chat or relax when off duty. " I like the friendly atmosphere of tele- phone work, too — the congenial spirit that makes the job easier and more enjoy- able. The people I work with are the kind I’m proud to have as friends. " Even when I was in training, I earned good wages. There have been regular, frequent raises in pay as I’ve gained ex- perience. And now — a promotion! I’m not one for boasting, but maybe Don was right.” The Chesapeake Potomac Telephone Company H . . of Virginia 166 PLANNING TO TAKE SOME PICTURES? 1 v. ISte I You Will Purr With a Coat of Fur From Silverman ' s Fur Salon 3211 Washington Ave. Dial 4-1271 If Your Classes Need CHANCING or REPAIRING Come to Be smart like Sally Smith and Peggy Williams and get your film from the photographic sec- tion of Epes Stationery Co. 2908 Washington Ave. White Optical Co. Medical Arts Building West Ave. xac£ cS fiznczz of hilton village Bracelets, Necklaces And Belt Buckles With Where Boys and Girls Meet to Eat School Seal At DOG HOUSE 35th and Huntington Ave. Sorting Newport N w for or r 50 yeart arclay £• 29 12 WASHINGTON AVFNUE 167 It ' s a wise policy to save those pennies, nickels, and dimes as Ruth Reeves is shown doing at The Citizens Marine Jefferson Bank 2501 Washington Avenue DIAL 6-1381 Relax and Listen to a Radio From Burcher and Thomas We Also Carry Refrigerators 4611 Huntington Avenue FOR HARD WEAR Be Sure to Get Utensils from Peninsula Hardware Co. 1711 Kecoughtan Road Lawrence Barber Shop 4 4 Washington Avenue For Everything Electrical See Stringfellow Between 32nd and 33rd Electric Corp. 4 vt 2616 Washington Ave. 168 kJoAMiMt Qneetmad. On cold winter nights, Nancy Miffleton and Billy Peach spend their time close by a bright fire burning coal from G. G. COAL COMPANY 169 This handsome looking building is the home of Universal Auto Sales, dealers for Packard, Crosley, and Austin automobiles. UNIVERSAL AUTO SALES 4210 Huntington Avenue For Real Homemade CANDY Fudge, Mints, Seafoam — Visit — Fox ' s Candy Store Parties a Specialty Warwick Bakery Says See Us About Beautifully Decorated Cakes for All Occasions If on special occasions you yearn to dine At a place where the food is always fine, But the cash in your purse is almost nil. Then come at once to Alex ' s Grill. The dishes they serve are a Chef ' s delight, Yet, you ' ll find the prices are right. Just try it once and you ' ll agree That " Alex ' s grill is the place for me! " ALEX’S GRILL 3412 WASHINGTON AVENUE 170 AT SCHOOL PARTIES COCA-COLA BELONGS BOTTLED UNDER AUTHORITY OF THE COCA-COLA COMPANY BY NEWPORT NEWS COCA-COLA BOTTLING COMPANY Copyright 1948, The Coca-Cola Company 171 EDITORIAL INDEX Activities Section 46- 63 Administration 1 1 Anchor 53 Annex Band 58- 59 Basketball 70- 73 Beacon 56 Boys ' Glee Club 50 Boys ' Quartette . 54 Cafeteria . . 7 Cheerleaders -.... 63 City Views ...... . 4- 5 Classes Section 18- 31 Commercial Courses 27 Contents 3 Dedication 1 19 Distributors ' Club 62 Drama 28 Dr. Nelson 10 English . . 22 Executive Board 49 Faculty Section 8- 17 Flagtwirlers and Drum Major 58 Footba.l 66- 69 Girls ' Athletic Association 78- 79 Girls ' Glee Club 48 Girls ' Sextette 50 Hall of Fame (February) 92- 93 Hall of Fame (June) 104-105 History 26 Home Economics 21 Homemakers ' Club 51 Honor Council 62 Industrial Arts 24- 25 Jr. Chorus 49 Jr. Red Cross 52 King and Queen (February) 91 King and Queen (June) 103 Language 23 Latin Club 54 Library 7 Library Assistants ' Club 52 Mathematics 30 Mixed Chorus 48 Music 29 National Honor Society 57 Office 7 Office Assistants 63 Officers (February) 90 Officers (June) 102 " Our Town " 60 Patrons 1 4 1 Patrons ' League 1 1 Physical Educut.on 31 Quill and Scroll 57 School Board 10 School Life Section 80- 8 School View 6 Science 20 Science Club 55 Senior Section . 88-1 19 Spanish Club ... 55 Speech 28 Sponsor (February; 90 Sponsor (June) 102 Sports Section 64- 79 Stadium . .. 7 Stage Crew 60 Student Council 51 Thespians 57 Track 74- 77 Underclass Section 32- 45 Usners 61 ' ' You Can ' t Take It With You " 61 ADVERTISING INDEX — A — Abbitt Motor Company 146 Adams Shoe Store ..... 154 Alex ' s Grill 170 Allen Jewelry Company 148 Allen, Nick, Motor Company 147 Arch, Kenneth, Real Estate 125 Austrians Cleaners . 131 — B — Bank of Hampton Roads 157 Barclay and Sons 167 Barnes, G. S., Inc. 126 Barr Brothers 151 Beck ' s City Bakery 132 Benson-Phillips 162 Blechman ' s Youth Center 156 Blechman ' s Youth Center 155 Blossom Shoppe 134 Breon, M. P. — Tires 125 Broadway Department Store 133 Bryant and Nelms 147 Boulevard Cleaners 165 Bowen, W. C. and Company .135 Bowler ' s Auto Exchange 127 Burcher and Thomas 168 Burford, " Bing ' Motor Company 142 — C— Caffee Funeral Home 140 Capital Theater 163 Central Motor Company 152 Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Co. 166 Chesapeake Cleaners 1 54 Chicken Shack 135 Cheyne ' s Studios 145 Citizens Marine Jefferson Bank 168 Citizens Rapid Transit 161 City of Newport News 141 Clara Phelps Millinery .. 136 Coca-Cola Bottling Co. 171 Cofer Motor Sales, Inc. 126 Cole and Scott, Inc. 135 Coleman, Evelyn H., Florist 144 College of Hampton Roads 143 Colony Farms Co-Op Dairy 146 Conner ' s ... 152 Crum ' s Bakery 160 Cutchins Brothers .. .. 155 — D — Daily Press, Inc. 153 Daniel Cleaners 160 Dawn Laundry 158-159 Dog House 167 Drucker and Falk 154 Dr. Pepper Bottling Co. 144 — E — Easy Pay Tire Store 164 Edwards Coal Company 154 Epes Stationery Company .... 167 — F — Fine ' s Young Men ' s Shop 125 First National Bank 142 Fisch Appliances 160 Florida Orange Store 131 Forrest Market 151 Fox ' s Candy Shop 170 Franklin Printing Company 124 Gammon ' s Antique Shop 139 G and G Coal Company 169 Generol Baking Company 164 Gleason, W. L 135 Green Acres 130 Green Domino Studio 144 Greene Furniture Co 147 Goodman Hardware Company 135 Goodpar Ice Cream Company 165 Gordon Enterprises 150 — H — Handy Oil Corporation 155 Hampton Jewelry Co. 148 Hanna ' s 1 43 Harcum Grocery „ 154 Harrison and Horner 143 Health Center Bowling, Inc. 163 Heath Roofing Company 157 Hiden Storage ... 140 Hi-Hat (Terry ' s Supper Club) 138 Hobby Center ... 126 Horne Brothers 143 Hornsby, J. W 164 Horseman ' s Florist 164 Hudgin ' s Motor Corporation .... 151 Hundley and Applewhite 160 Hygeia Roller Rink 123 Jacobson Press 165 Jack ' s Clothing Store 163 James Theater .......?. 140 Jones, R. R., Furniture 142 Lackey ' s Esso Service 140 Laros Corporation 140 La Vogue Shop 125 Lawrence Barber Shop 168 Lawson Grocery 134 Leggett ' s Department Store 128 Levinson and Sons 160 Lumpkin ' s White Truck Company . .156 Lyttle, W. J., Esso Stations 162 — M— Massell ' s 157 Metropolitan News Stand 144 Merrimac Motors 155 Midway Motors 163 Modern Barber Shop 148 Modern Cleaners 161 Montgomery-Brooks Studio 156 Monty ' s 161 Moore, F. J. — General Contractor 160 Murray and Padgett 164 — N— Nachman ' s ... 122 National Restaurant 164 Nehi Bottling Company 163 Newport News Auto. Exchange . . .. .. 162 Newport News Bldg, and Loan Asso. 160 Newport News Distilled Ice Co 129 Newport News Furniture Company 126 Newport News Nash Company 129 Newport News Office Equipment Co. 150 Newport News Shipbuilding D. D. Co. 149 New York Delicatessen 152 Noland Company 123 — O — Oliver and Roane 157 Oser Brothers 1 34 Orebaugh, H. C 130 — P — Paint Products Co. 134 Parker and Powell 142 Paramount Beauty Salon 161 Paramount Florist 148 Paramount Theater 150 Patrick and Silk 151 Peninsula Funeral Home 130 Peninsula Hardware Company ... 168 Peninsula Shipbuilders ' Association . 162 Peninsula Supply Company 165 Pepsi-Cola Inc. of Norfolk . 151 Perry Electric Company 131 Peterson ' s Finer Foods 150 Phillip Levy and Company .... 139 Pick-a-Bone 150 Pitt, Douglas, Inc. 135 Pittman ' s Grocery 136 Puritan Restaurant 132 — R— Rosenbaum Hardware Company 139 Rouse-Carper Funeral Home 155 — S — Sanford and Charles 155 Sanitary Lunch 126 Scott Hardware 129 Seward ' s Barber Shop 138 Shackelford Auto Company 163 Shapiro ' s Department Store .156 Shaw ' s Jewelry Company 129 Shelton Sewing Machine Company 161 Siiverman Furs 167 Singer Sewing Machine Company 152 Siris, A. J. Products Corp. of Virginia .... 162 Smith, J. 0. Furniture 154 Southern Athletic Supply Company 129 Southern Dairies, Inc 134 Spee-Dee Esso Servicenter 146 Spencer, Grace 167 Spigel ' s College Shop 165 Sport Center of Newport News 143 Stringfellow Electric Corporation 168 Suttle Motor Company 138 Buttle, N. and Sons 139 — T — T abb, Lively, Florist 152 Thomas Piano Company 127 Tidewater Motorcycle Company 123 Tilghman, J. F., Inc., Real Estate 156 Timberlake ' s Food Market 126 — U— Universal Auto Sales ....... 170 — V — Virginia Engineering Company 136 Virginia Realty Co 129 — W — Ward, P. S. Esso Servicenter . 150 ' Warwick Ba kery 170 Warwick County Market 152 Warwick Hotel 127 Warwick Laundry 137 Waterfront Lumber Shipceiling Corp. 135 Weaver ' s Market 151 Wee Wisdom Kindergarten 147 West Paint Company 142 WGH Radio Studios 125 White Opitcal Company 167 White ' s Pharmacy 132 Wilk ' s Bros. Furniture Company 148 Williams, Billy, The Cleaners 144 Williams, Coile and Blanchard 138 Williams, W. B., Furniture 138 Wythe Esso Servicenter 157 — Y — Yellow Cab Company 148 Young Men ' s Shop 147 172 MU

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