Valdosta High School - Sandspur Yearbook (Valdosta, GA)

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This is the spirit which leads the Wildcats to repeated championships and scholastic achievement, welcomes new students, and generally motivates any activity in which the student body is involved. To represent this spirit in a tangible form the staff has chosen the Wildcat, a gay but determined little cat, who appears in each section of the SANDSPUR. iffy , 4, - Petite Mrs. Wisenbaker is the proud mother of a six foot son, Bill, who is a senior at VHS. Carol Harris and Sandy Stewart ask Mrs. Wisenbaker's help in world history class. -f v if s " ii PM Q4 , 2 2 Q I 3 l s Widely known for her culinary skill, Mrs. Wisenbaker enioys cooking for her large family. gqullli' Coach Kittrell and Mrs. Wisenbake-r discuss her favorite sport-basketball. As the Kennedy clan plays touch football, the Wisenbaker family-father, mother, and children-enioy playing basketball. Wwe wt, f '19 f4f-- -.W--lr - 'Q "' gi' ' Sclm l 1671 rd In charge of The general policies ot the school, the School Board controls the curriculum and finances. Composed of nine members, the Board serves The public without any remuneration and forms The necessary link between The school and community. Mr. W. G. Nunn, as Superintendent of the City Schools, takes an active interest in VHS. He coordinates its activities with tho-se of the other Valdosta schools and shares with The School Board the responsibility for the general policies of the school. Mr. Nunn, left, is Superintendent of the school system, and Mr. Mason is Chairman of the School Board. Mr. Nunn received his BS and MS de- grees trom Auburn University and has done further study at Southern Methodist, Duke Uni- versity, and the University of Georgia. From left to right are Mr. Clement Greene, Dr. Frank Eldridge, and Mr. Eddie Laws, other loyal members of the Board. Pictured together at a dinner meeting are, standing: newly elected member, Mr. Lamar Newbern, and Mr. Earl Mayo, seated: Mrs. Lloyd Burns, outgoing member, Dr. Ralph Thaxton, and Mrs. Christie Patterson. Not pictured are Mrs. Jackie Harris, new member, and Judge Homer Eberhardt, outgo- ing member. - 1 1 14, txt Qt 0 0 0 0 4' ' ,Admznz traim Provzde Lhzdcrslzzjv Mr. Bridges, as principal, is responsible J forthe management of Valdosta High School. Day by day he coordinates the many as- pects of the school as he works closely with its teachers, staffs, and students. His professional preparation for this iob includes both the AB and MS'degrees from Mercer and additional study at Duke Uni- versity and Columbia University. In addi- tion, he has had more than twenty-five years' experience as an educator. Mr. Bridges beams as he accepts a Christ- mas gift. Coach Bazemore is the donor on behalf of the faculty. New students entering VHS are regular- ly interviewed by Mr. Bridges. Susan Stark, from Detroit, Michigan, was one of the newcomers welcomed. l l 9 l W j i . ma I 'tit' 1 . - rr'-F" Qu Zianvc Office Secrelarics VHS students find that they need compre- hensive, accurate advice in the solving of scholas- tic and personal problems and in planning for the future. The Guidance Department, composed of Miss Marguerite Ford and a capable staff of VHS girls, meets this need. Miss Ford's office is always open to students who need help. Seniors and iuniors especially need Miss Ford's skillful advice and aid as they seek in- formation about a confusing array of standardized tests, choose a life vocation, and apply for ad- mission to a college. Vital to underclassmen as well, the Guidance Department is an integral part of VHS. Administering standardized tests occupies a large part of Miss Ford's day. Miss Ford's calm demeanor is well known to all students who seek her guidance. She received her AB in Education from VSC. Graduate work has been done at Emory University and at the University of Georgia. One of Miss Ford's duties is counseling with parents. Here she discusses Bud Bridges' work with his mother, Mrs. Howard Bridges. s 1 A , . Aid Students , Mrs. Burgsteiner operates the intercom for the morning devotionals. Mrs. Garwood and Mrs. Burgsteiner are the two office secretaries 'for VHS. Mrs. Garwood is in charge of The records of The school. She keeps the schedule and the school record for each student and is responsible for filling out Transcripts of The grades. Mrs. Garwood mimeographs student tests. She is a-Iso the financial secretary of VHS and han-dles The funds of all the clubs. Mrs. Burgsteiner serves as Mr. Bridges' sec- retary. She also checks out Textbooks to students, registers and withdraws students, and controls the intercommunication system of the school. T 9 Al J-.. -L..- i I 11 i 1 af WHA? V' ' I .-..,v.. .. 7 .W ,, A Elzapier 1 Sycclleucc in Scholarslzzjv Excellence in basic courses such as language, his- Tory, maTh, and science is The goal of The academic life of VHS. CompeTenT Teachers serve as guides. Jlflallf 61115555 Stress New Eoucepfs K' A MRS. PERRY ANDERSON attended VSC where she received her A.B. Degree. She also attended FSU, Mrs. Anderson teaches classes of Algebra l and is one of the sponsors of the Seventeen Club. I4 Each year students are schooled by math to think clearly and logically. Because math's promi- nence in the modern world as the language of sci- ence and the tool of finance and business cannot be over estimated, the math department is one of the most important departments of VHS. This year'VHS has been one of the few schools in Georgia in which the new forms and concepts of math developed recently are being taught. Concepts of sets of numbers, their intersection and union demonstrated by graphs and Venn diagrams are iust some of the 'ideas that have given students a new and clearer view of mathe- matics. W. E. DAVIS, JR., left, teaches two classes of physics, one class of Algebra I, and is the girls basketball coach. He is also one of the football coaches. He attended South Georgia College and Auburn, where he received his B.S., M.S.Ed. at the U. of Florida. Al Brass and Paul Driscoll study hard trying to understand Sen- ior Algebra. MRS. CLYDE CONNELL attended VSC where she received her AB degree. She also did additional work at NDER French Institute at Vanderbilt. Besides teaching three classes of French II, and a class of Algebra l, Mrs. Connell is the sponsor for the French Club. 2 MRS. CHARLES WORSTALL received her AB from the University of Toronto and her MA degree from the University of Columbia. Mrs. Worstall Teaches three classes of Geometry and two classes of Algebra I. L I8 ll guage Arts ,412 Wal "Reading is to the mind, what exer- cise is to the body"-Addison. This has become the main theme in the VHS Eng- lish department. Because of the need for enriched experiences and the improve- ment of vocabulary, outside reading is taking a higher place in the English cur- riculum. Freshman and sophomore teachers drill on fundamentals in grammar and literature. Junior and senior Teachers put more emphasis on varied reading and actual practice in both creative and ex- pository writing and in speaking before a group. By the completion of four years, the student has a firm background to prepare him for all future advancement to mature composition. MRS. WILLIAM WEST earned her BFA in drama at the University of Georgia and her MA in English at the same school. She teaches four classes of senior English and one class of iunior English. MRS. CONVERSE McKEY attended VSC where she received MRS. LARRY MONCUS received her BA in English from L8- herr BA in English. She teaches five classes of English I. grange College. She teaches five classes of English I and is a sponsor of the Beta Tri Hi Y. i -V .1 - -V M 7 fi-- P' Poetry evokes different responses from students in Miss Culpepper's English ll class. Beaverly Gleason, Sandra Belote, Margaret Patterson, Faye Towns, Dean Nichols, and Kay Talley display varying degrees of interest. MISS JEAN CULPEPPER, left, attended Valdosta State College where she received her BS in education. She teaches four classes of English ll and one class of English l. Her extra-curricular responsibility is spon- soring the Beta Tri Hi Y. WX MRS. HARRY WOLINSKI received her AB in hu- manities from Valdosta State College and her MA in English from Florida State University. She teaches two classes of English ll, two classes of English Ill, and one class of iournalism. ln addition, she is a sponsor of the SANDSPUR. MRS. HERCHEL HAMILL, left, earned her AB degree in social studies at Bessie Tift. She teaches three classes of English lll and two classes of Bible. She is a sponsor of the Future Teachers of America. MRS. OLIVER GOOGE received her BS in education at Valdosta State College. She teacheS five Classes of English lll and is a iunior class Sponsor- I Seieleee Crain , Organi es' Hemmele Sense VHS students gain clearer under- standing of their environment by study- ing the physical world and the lavvs that govern it. They also prepare for a future in which science will play an increasing role. General science, general and college preparatory biology, physics, and chern- istry courses are offered by the science department. HAROLD SLOANE attended Holy Cross where he received his AB degree and Bates College where he earned his M.A. He teaches three classes of general biology and two classes of chemistry. 20 MRS. GRADY MASSEY received her AB from VSC, her MS from Columbia Uni- versity, and did additional work at the University of Southern California and MIT. She teaches five classes of college biology and sponsors the Camera Club. vs--mmf - L?-1:3 W V ' JOHNNY ROLAND, left, attended Troy State College where he received his BS in physical education and science and his MS in education. He has done additional work at the University of Georgia. Mr. Roland teaches four classes of general science and coaches football. Standing on the other side of the aquarium is MRS. BlLLY SELPH. She earned her BS in secondary education at VSC and now teaches four classes of general science and one of biology. ln addition, she serves as a sponsor of the SANDSPUR. MRS. ASHLEY FREEMAN, right, received her BS in biology from VSC. She teaches five classes of general science and is the sponsor of the Science Club, i, NEQB K Z3 I Betty Middlebrooks and Margaret Speed look interested as they dissect a cray fish. 2l gg- ,-51? . ,gt-A " ' 70 ' Eimfign Language Prvmvfc llndcr funding 9 Modern communication and transportation methods have given the study of foreign lan- guages added impetus. VHS offers three years of Latin, two years of French, and two years of Spanish. Students learn the mechanics of these languages as they read, write, hear, and speak them. They loecome acquainted with literary works of other tongues and gain an understanding of cultures and peo- ples ditferent from their own. MRS. WILLIAM McCLURE, standing left, attended Western Kentucky College and received her AB and did additional study at the University of Georgia. She teaches two classes of Latin l and three classes of Latin Ill. She also is the sponsor Ot the Latin Club. MRS. HUGH BROWN received her AB in English at the Uni- versity of Alabama. She has done additional work at the University of Virginia and Columbia University. She teaches four classes of Latin I and one class of Latin lll. Also she is the sponsor of the OUTLOOK. Foreign language records are used frequently by Mrs Clyde Connells French classes 22 ' x El. l 53, WK 6 'si , , mfg. as Stanley Reaves, third year Latin student, helps Frann Woodward a first year Lat- in student. ' E? Cg1"'f"F , -g, , -X X,-Xxx 4 , f WF, W Q75 FQ' i Q: MRS. ROBERT OWENS re- ceived her AA from Stephens Collegeg her BA from University of Oklahoma, and she has done additional study at the Universidad Na- cional de Mexico. She teaches three classes of Spanish I and two class- es of Spanish ll and is the sponsor of the Span- ish Club. 23 a - if ' s 'H -'ws X .as ..x.gsf,- MR. BILL BENNETT, left, received his BS in Education from Florida State University and his Masters of Education from the University of Georgia. He teaches two classes of driver education, two classes of government, one class each of sociology and economics. He is also one ot the football coaches. MR. BILL KITTRELL attended East Carolina College where he received his BS in physical education and social studies. He teaches five classes of civics and is a football coach. MRS. ARNOLD HOGAN attended Georgia State College for Women where she earned her BS degree in education. Mrs. Hogan teaches tive classes of United States history and is the sponsor of the Government Club. 24 Social fudic Offers Social studies may be de- fined as "the study of people." Sociology, economics, Bible, civ- ics, government, American his- tory and world history are the courses ottered by the social studies department. Every stu- dent rnust take American history and at least two other of these subjects. Many choose Bible, an unusual and valuable elective. These studies are interesting, and they also give the student a key to an understanding of modern man and his institutions. Key in llmlersfamiing MRS. JOE WISENBAKER earned her AB in history and English at Valdosta State College, and her MS in education at the University ot Georgia. She teaches two classes of business English, one class of civics, and one class of government. MRS. WILLIAM WISENBAKER received her AB degree in history from Valdosta State College. She teaches two classes of United States history and three classes of world history. She is the sponsor of the Student Council. HH IA sf X, MRS. HOLLIE HOWELL attended Valdosta State College where she history and is a sponsor ofthe Seventeen Club received her AB in education. She teaches five classes of world 'ow W-we' f 'rn v -Y -I 6urriculum 7 clude Students who have musical skill and talent are able to use and develop their abilities Through the music department of VHS. Glee club and band programs are well established and VHS students gain proficiency in music as they learn to perform light and serious pieces. Both the band and glee club serve the school in many ways. They give concerts and chapel programs and send their mem- bers to festivals and camps. The band also performs at parades and football games. While members of the Girls Chorus practice a new song, MISS ELIZABETH JONES, glee club director, accompanies. Miss Jones received her BS in music at the University of Georgia, Part of her day is spent at Valdosta Junior High School and part at VHS where she directs the Girls Chorus, the Mixed Chorus and the Choraliers. Cathy Johansen looks on as MR. BUTENSCHON, assistant to Mr. Pyron, works with three members of the trumpet section, Roger Martin, Rhody Edward-s, and Vernon Sinclair. classes of band. Portia Thomas, a freshman band member pauses in her rush between classes to talk with MR. STEVE PYRON, the band leader. Mr. Pyron received his BS in music education at Jacksonville State College, his MA in music education at the University of Alabama and did d ditional work at the University of Mich: gan and at the University of Florida, Be sides directing the band, he teaches four B ylfluiczzd,4f After a lapse of several years, an art class was included in the curriculum of VHS. Prospective art students were required to show their original work before admittance to class. They study the history and fundamentals of art and practice in various mediums: charcoal, oil, water colors, clay and wood. Since September their pictures, sketches, and con- structions have been on display throughout the school. MR. JACK WOOTEN received his AB in Humanities at VSC and has done additional art study in New York. One of the city's two art teachers, Mr. Wooten spends part of his day at VHS. Susan Tod-d and Gary Nichols have their art portfolios inspected. f i vi-i.5 ll ART DEPT M lll mwgwmsw-W4 " Fred Baugh is attracted by the interesting bulletin board that is kept by the art class. 27 Physical education or some other physi- cal activity is required ot every VHS student during his tour years of high school. All P.E. classes engage in such sports as tennis, basketball, soccer, softball, track and volley- ball. While the boys' classes practice weight- lifting, the girls enjoy less strenuous ac- tivities-speed ball, badminton, golf and croquet. ln a chapel program, the P.E. girls en- tertained the student body by displaying their skills in tumbling and creative danc- ing, special features of their classes. Frank Crane, Mike Slack, Tim Tart, Evon McLaurin, and Raymond Allen enioy bas- ketball. "Fw r P" , Harold Hobby, Bruce Carter, Gene Lane, David Atkinson, Freddie Kilgore, and Marvin Broom- burg are building their muscles by lifting weights and doing chin-ups. WRIGHT BAZEMORE, head of the boys' physi- cal education department, received his AB in economics and physical education from Mer- cer University and his MA in school admin- istration and physical education from George Peabody. He has clone additional work at Princeton and Harvard. Mr, Bazemore teaches five classes of boys' P.E. and is the head foot- ball coach. 29 f -N rv W One of the basic principles of cooking is measuring foods. Mrs. Thompson instructs Sharon Stalvey, Ann Baker, and Carolyn Wilburn. ,411 Girls' fudy flomemakirzg Combining modern equipment with ad- vanced Teaching methods, the home economics department provides an opportunity for girls to practice what they have learned. Home econom- ics girls have everyday experiences in cooking, sewing, and home management. Mrs. Rowan shows Gwen Waldreri how to make a hem. MRS. LARUE ROWAN, left, received her BS in home economics from Georgia Southern College. MRS. MAURICE THOMPSON earned her BS in home eco- nomics from Berry College, and her MS in education from the University of Georgia. .. Imp D may ylflar1urzl8kHl Mr. Webb demonstrates the electric saw to Louie Huff and Darrell Pearce. Jim Lassiter and Al Coody learn that sanding is an important part of woodworking. Under the direction ot Mr. Webb advanced shop students prepare themselves for a skilled trade. Adequate facilities for a complete trade and industrial education are available in the modern shop building. ALLEN WEBB attended Georgia Southern and received his BS in industrial arts. He teaches three classes of shop I and three classes of shop ll. 3l v rs'-VY! Y?-of --ff VJ! Offers Eohfzmercial Zfmining MRS. HENRY HALL attended Auburn where she received her BS in commercial education. Mrs. Hall teaches one class of typing I and two classes of typing II. MRS. DAVIE EDMONDSON received her BS in business education from George Peabody College for Teachers. She teaches three classes of typing I and two classes of bookkeeping and is the sponsor of the Future Business Leaders of America Club and the Gamma Tri-Hi-Y. Students who take courses offered by the commercial department gain training that will be vital to them in the business world and use- ful in many other ways. They may elect to take bookkeeping, typing, shorthand, and business arithmetic or any combinations of these courses. While students who do not plan to go to college benefit most from the commercial plogram, others acquire useful skills and abilities. MISS SARAH ADAMS received her AB in English from VSC and her M.Ed. in business English from the University of Georgia. She teaches two classes of business arithmetic, one class of civics, and two classes of shorthand. Paul Sheffield and Kay Croft enioy using the new adding machines the ,school has purchased. 'a 4 L fudmfs Sam and laura MR. BlLL GLENN earned his BS in education at the University of Georgia. He also received his MS in education at Georgia. The D.E. program is supervised by Mr. Glenn. MR. JIM HORN attended Troy State College where he earned his BS in social studies. He received his MS in school administration from Auburn. Mr. Horn is director of the DCT. Preparation for careers in merchandising, experience in clerical jobs, and on-the-job training tor those entering industry are opportunities furnished by the distributive education and the distributive co-operative training de- partments. Students participating in these programs are allowed to leave school at the end ot fourth period to begin their work. Pride in scholarship and in doing a job well are stressed by these departments. - ' dfmmuuify Snwuragcs Scholarslzzjv Mr. Nisbet, representing the Kiwanis Club, gives Angela Wall and Mrs. Hogan their certifi- cates for star student and teacher. Scholastic achievement is actively encouraged by the citi- zens of Valdosta. For the second year an interested group pre- sented letter sweaters to all sen- iors who had maintained a 90 or above average for their first three years at high school. Other civic groups-the UDC, DAR, and Civitan Club-gave prizes for essays. Contests based on scholar- ship and leadership were held by the Elks Club. And the Valdosta Kiwanis Club served as sponsors of VHS's Star student and teacher. Students who received sweaters were the following. Left to Right, Babcock, Angela Wall, Sherry Richards. THlRD ROW: Bill Wisen- FIRST ROW: Lynn DiMascio, Elva Grey Johnson, Marilyn Rykard, baker, Bud Bridges, Mike Watson, Alvie Steele, and David Elaine Pitts, Kay Potts, Betty Blankenship. SECOND ROW: Kay Atkinson. Powell, Sharon Smith, Tillie Yow, Suzanne Saunders, Sandra 34 1 Mr. Nunn presents War Bonds to Gail Bazemore and Bill Wisenbaker who were selected as best-all-round seniors. Mr. Bridges presents Kay Holland with a certificate stating that she won a scholarship to Grady School of Nursing. Honor graduates who maintained an average of 90 or above for ship, Tillie Yow. SECOND ROW: Sharon Smith, Suzanne Saunders, their four years in high school were presented plaques by the Elks Bud Bridges, Alvie Steele, Mike Watson, David Atkinson, Sandra Club. FIRST ROW: Elaine Pitts, Lynn DiMascio, Angela Wall, Sherry Babcock, Marilyn Rykard, Kay Potts, Bill Wisenbaker. Richards, Cheryl Metts, Kay Powell, Elva Grey Johnson, Betty Blanken- ,ss l . C. C L! Ehapfer II Myor in Sparta Sports-football, basketball, track, baseball,,golt, anol tennis-are an important part of VHS. Sports pro- mote unity ancl scltoolspirit and bring about physical fitness and mental welfare. FIRST ROW: Gary Minchew, Skipper Prewitt, Don DeLoach, Butch Luke, Bruce Bennett, frank'-V.NLe,tlleringtgg, Larry Dennis. SECOND ROW: Coach Bazemore, Bill Holt, Rick Thomas, Jimmy Robinson, Billy Schroer, Bill Myddleton, Danny Henley, Giles Smith, Syrois Barker, Walter Zant, Wally Colson, Billy Holtzclaw. THIRD ROW: David Luke, manager, Ashley Paulk, manager, Coach Kittrell, Robert DeLoachg manager, Don Reams, Andy Larsen, Bunky Henry, Kenny Rutter, Randy Hunter, Bruce Buie, Henry Harnage. FOURTHPROW: 'Hank Lee, Frank Haddock, Clyo Blanton., Christie Patterson, Foy Norvvood, Bo Hall, Jimmy Robinson, Albert McLeod, Eugene Gunter. Hildmfs Eapiure Seam! mzzylzi ,4,4,4 Kroufn The Valdosta Wildcats, pre-season favorites to repeat their 1960 State Championship endured all pressures, liveol up to everyone's expectations, and repeated as AAA State Champions by winning their 24th consecutive game at Thomaston. Hailed as the 38 "University of Valdosta," the team was acclaimed as the second best high school football team im the nation by Arthur Johlfs, editor of the National Sports News Service. FIRST ROW: Rusty Griffin, Jerry Varnado, David Tindall. SECOND ROW: Stanley Reaves, Dick Ben- der, ChQ5Le,sWQ1iy,er. THIRD ROW: Greg Jordan, Ted Minnick, Coach Bennett. FOURTH ROW: Coach Roland, Coach Davis. Y 'V TRI-CAPTAINS Frank r- starting offensive Butch Luke, starting linebacker on a de guard for the Wildcats, was one of The fense that held Wildcat opponents to only mainstays in a line that allowed Wildcat 41 pomls dU"'n9 the regular Season WGS backs to roll over opponent after op- one of the states best ponent. 'niikfi .'kk fi ii, k i,'V af ' sf'-1: VkV,'V'V"' ,ii k:.k ftriy' is C '-:: A C A iiii 5: ' " , .A I iyyk we .', : ev F ' Bruce Bennett, honorable mention All- American as a iunior and first string All- American as a senior, led the Wildcats to two consecutive state championships. One of the most sought after football players in the South, Bruce plans to continue his football career at the University of Florida. Coach Bazemore is all smiles as he is carried from the field after the Wildcats have defeated Robert E. Lee 34-13 in the state championship game, His second straight AAA state championship only bettered his fabulous record of 179 wins, 26 losses, and 3 ties while at Valdosta High School. l kill ,Mzlfed Milf Defermiuaiivn Brings Wcfory Stanley Reaves and Foy Norwood, lay- ing Thomasville defenders by the way- side, show why the Wildcat offense clicked as it did. Coach Bazemore, with assistants Bill Bennett, Bill Davis, Johnny Roland, and Bill Kittrell guided the Wildcats to success. 40 .i, , While their teammates finish the game against the Lions of Baker, first-string 'Cats take a well-deserved rest. VALDOSTA 35 BAKER 7 In the season's opener, the defending state AAA champs showed the powerful offense and stubborn defense that last year led them to I2 straight victories. VALDOSTA 33 THOMASVILLE 6 Although they led only 7-6 at halftime, the Wildcats rallied to hand the Bulldogs one of the worst defeats they have suffered in many years. 'WAND SLO? .via-L 1 35569 . V ' ff f' QU? Ja, L lr? jj 7lfD"79X Bruce Bennett and Butch Luke team up to half a Jordan back after Giles Smith fights desperately T0 break into the Clear against a short gain and to show why Wildcat opponents scored only 41 Baker as defenders close in on him. Foy Norwood helps lead his interference in the first victory of the season. points during the regular season. Giles Smith churns for yardage against Lanier, but the going seems to be tough as two defenders fight to bring him down. VALDOSTA 46 JORDAN i4 Valdosta completely demolished Jordan's "spread offense" and man-handled a team that was supposed to give the Wildcats a close game. Wildcat backs ran at will and Jordan's great passer Lawton Garnto was checked by a rugged defense that allowed the Red Jackets to score only at the end of the game. 'syn "7 VALDOSTA 21 LANIER O Lanier's Poets gave the Wildcats a tougher time than many people expected, and the Wildcats had to pull out all their tricks to win in the closest game thus far. The Wildcats had an off night against the Poets but they still had the guns to grab their fourth straight victory. 4I , were 'Hats Zapture .?0ur Shufvufs Bruce Bennett cuts the corner and heads downfield against Columbus as he seems to play a handshaking game with a pursuing Blue Devil. However, one hand is not enough to hold Bennett who goes for a big gain. Billy Holtzclaw disposes of one of three Blue Devils with a good stiff-arm as he tries to turn the corner and head downfield. 42 VALDOSTA 29 ALBANY O Valdosta met and decisively defeated a pre- viously unbeaten Albany Indian eleven in a game played before a tremendous crowd in Albany's Memorial Stadium. While holding the determined but outplayed Indians in check the whole game, the Wildcats ran at will. A touchdown on the last play of the first half seemed to break the Indians' backs, and from there on out the outcome of the game was no longer in doubt. VALDOSTA 42 COLUMBUS O On one of their better nights, the Wildcats handed winless Columbus their sixth straight de- feat. With several players figuring in the scoring column, the Wildcats ran up their most decisive victory of the season. VALDOSTA 7 MOULTRIE O Hampered by fumbles, penalties, and mistakes early in the game, the Wildcats found the going rough against an unbeaten and highly roused Moul- trie team. Valdosta finally pulled ahead 7-O after two of their touchdowns had been called back, and from then on the Wildcats and the Packers staged a see-saw defensive battle. The Wildcafs eventually emerged the victor in a game that turned out to be the closest one the Wildcats had all season. VALDOSTA 26 WILLINGHAM O Strong and rugged as they were, the Willing- ham Rams were no match for an equally strong and rugged Valdosta crew. Playing a regular, me- thodical game, the Wildcats registered their fourth straight shutout. Rick Thomas is run out of bounds by a stubborn Blue Devil but not before he picks up valuable yardage. Rick Thomas, although swarmed by a host of Columbus Blue Devils, 5lmPlY lowers his head and drives On. 43 intl Khampivnshzkf Dream Cfvmplcfcd Giles Smith fights to shake off a Robert E. Lee Rebel as another is in pursuit. Giles Smith drives through a mass of Valdosta and Richmond Academy players to register six more points on the scoreboard. R is run out of bounds by a Stanley eaves I lone Musketeer, but not before he picks up big yardage. VALDOSTA 54 WARNER ROBINS 14 Although the Demons from Warner Robins were a game and courageous eleven, they were no-match for the Wildcats who led 54-O at half- time. The first team then relaxed and watched the reserves finish the game. Led by Jackie Hammond, later voted the Wildcats' outstanding opponent, the Demons retaliated with two touch- downs. VALDOSTA 35 LAGRANGE O ln a game that decided the l-AAA champion- ship, Valdosta's Wildcats completely demolished the LaGrange Grangers' title hopes, and a team that was supposed to give the Wildcats one of their toughest games fell to bitter defeat. Closing the season with a shutout, the Wildcats began preparation for the defense of their AAA state title. VALDOSTA 26 RICHMOND ACADEMY O Valdosta's small but deter- mined Wildcats met a Richmond Academy eleven of giant size in the South'Georgia Championship game and left Cleveland Field with a de- cisive victory. The Wildcats, out- weighed at every position, played one of their finest games. They dis- played a devastating attack and a tough defense. A Bruce Bennett bowls over a pair of Richmond Academy Musketeers as Giles Smith leads his interference. Stanley Reaves indicates that the Wildcats have tallied again against the Musketeers. VALDOSTA 34 ROBERT E. LEE 13 ln the AAA state championship game played at Thomaston, the Wildcats and the Rebels of' Robert E. Lee played a close first half, and the Wildcats left the field with a 7-6 margin. How- ever the Wildcats exploded in the second half, put down several comeback attempts by the Rebels, and wrapped up their second straight state cham- pionship. 45 'f 11 7' fl yhl yhfs of ffrfmcwwzirzg "Around the World," theme of the l96'I home- coming activities, is displayed by the Sports CounciI's float. France ioins the parade of countries as the French Club says "Allez Chats." This was only one of the many outstanding floats entered in the 'homecoming parade. From France and Africa to China was the route followed by the festive week. The Chantells, a group of local musicians, provided many students who attended the dance on Saturday night of this the music for the occasion. at V Mr. Bridges crowns queen Sharon Smith as king Lkeowwells and the rest of the homecoming court look on. Members of the court this year are, left to right, sophomores Starr Howell and Roger Milam, seniors Jeannie Hoyle and Mike Watson, iuniors Mark Holloway and Darlene Smith, and freshmen Tad Coleman and JoAnn Beck. Homecoming i961 portrayed the theme "Around the World" which was carried out elab- orately in the traditional parade and dance. Festivities were begun by the crowning of the king and queen at the Valdosta-Moultrie home- coming game and were climaxed by the home- coming dance. i. as f, sarr rrrc is .rc S, el ,FVVK 1- fgfkwgaw ww- A K.-ew' " ifliffi- L ' L' t . 5-...af Le,o-kWells and Sharon Smith happily leave the field after they have beenvcrowned king and queen, 47 iwiu-7, ,, , . Y Llildmfs Kapturc' Keg Im and State Zfrfzzru y Iicfaries Valdosta's Wildcats, senior-laden but small, had a victorious but exasperating season. Although they had a 20-ll over- all record, their worst defeat was by only six points. Enroute to winning their first ten games, the Wildcats captured tournament They pulled several surprises by eliminating favored Baker and Warner Robins before falling to LaGrange, The eventual winner, in the semifinals. Be- fore losing in the quarterfinals of the state tourney, the Wildcats also defeated .. ....- .,...p,...,,..r.. ,. V -' , ,,,.. ., I, . .t., , 1, ..,.., , . ,M ..,,...z...., . 1 1--v-1-N ..,,.. ,.,i.......,... ..,,,....L. Q My K U -...WV-,.w.., I A l 3 -.L.,. ff.: A ,..,.. fgfilvl . ' .. .. if 5 'Mari , Q ,, 2, x""S-:vwe.'R -7 ,i gxsyg T. - .ff 1 vi s k,,,,. , A 1. if . MQW ,. V ,. . 2 fs ., the Hahira Tournament. In the region Jenkins of Savannah. " . KNEELING: Rick Thomas, Bull Wisenbaker-Co-Captain, Alvie ING: Stanley Reaves, Foy Norwood, Le'gmIWells, Billy Steele-Co-Captain, Tommy Johnson, Mike Watson. STAND- Schroer, Mark Holloway. Not pictured: Wally Colson. ,'Vt, 5,1 ll Q 2. A . L 'X "fu . Q. S, ' rigs assi 3' 'f gf Q.. 'tr BOTTOM ROW: Jessie Mayne, Patsy Garvin, Becky John- son, Betty McClenny, Gail Bazemore-Co-Captain, Lucille Dawson-Co-Captain, Sara Smith, Diane Quattlebaum, Mar- garet Smith, Susan Rodgers, Andy Shenton. TOP ROW: 'W-2:55, 4' 0 0 Mldkzfien Chin! in Although they were hampered by lack of experience and lack of height, the Wildkittens showed the hustle and the determination that has been typical of Valdosta teams over the years. Their verve paid off in a fine 20-8 season and a Hahira Tournament championship. Clos- ing the season in a tie for the region Coach Bill Davis, Sue Strobo, Diann Bazemore, Virginia Anderson, Beverly Gleason, Eulouise Hamill, Dale Geer, Carol Harris, Barbara Knoll, Lyndal DeLoach, Betty Potts, Russell Martin, Donna Blanton, Louise Bailey-manager. Znislz info' championship, they were later defeated by Warner Robins in a special game to break the tie. ln the state playoffs the Kittens defeated Richmond Academy in the first round, lost to Murphy, the even- tual winner, in the semi-finals, and de- feated Southwest of Atlanta for third place in the state. 49 ith an of- Clovvn W Robins as Lucille Dawson comes fensive rebound against Warner Barbara Knoll crouches for action. 1 l 1 l Lb. a Knoll battles a Tiffon nd in a game rbar ngel for a rebou 'ldkittens won. that the Wm Betty McClenny goes high into the air to get off a shot against a Warner Robins defender. The Wildkittens outiumped and outscrapped Warner Robins all night to achieve this important victory. Eulouise Hamill comes down with a vital rebound against Warner Robins. Susan Rodgers waits on the outside to help move the ball across to the forwards. After initially being defeated in Warner Robins, the Wildkittens came back to vyin the return match and finish in a tie for the region champion- ship. They were later defeated in a special game to break the tie. 5I Leo Wells grimaces as he and an op- ponent from Brooks County struggle for a rebound. Foy Norwood and Tommy lohnson await the outcome. This action occurred in the second round of the Hahira Tournament which the Wildcats won for the second consecutive year. 52 Mark Holloway locks arms with an op- ponent from Eclrtols County in a game that turned out to be a high-scoring affair, Valdosta defeated the Bulldogs from Eclwols County two times during the past year. . ft Foy Norwood ioins, Two Warner Robins Demons in a battle of the boards as Alvie Steele looks on. Bill Wisenbaker leaps high into the air to begin the Willing- ham confesl. Foy Norwood tenses for action. l When Ken Muha of Warner Robins comes down with the rebound, Tommy Johnson goes for the ball. X 0 Baseball Pvpularzfy Tommy Johnson and Rick Thomas show how to execute a perfect double play. Baseball interest increased at Valdosta High as The Wildcat nine battled down To The wire for The region championship. Although They finished in a Tie for second, This was The best record compiled by a Wildcat baseball Team in AAA. They finished with a 5-3 region record and a 6-4 overall record. Only Three players are being lost by graduation, and The Wildcats will be after a first place finish next year. Billy Schroer, starting catcher for the team, is caught as he snags a fast one. Billy alternated at this position with James Wetherington, who is not pictured. Increases at VH Bill Myddleton, the Wildcat's number one hurler, fires one across the plate. in Wally Colson, batting champion for region l-AAA, stretches for a throw to first. FIRST ROW, L Io R: Eddie Bentley, Terry Godwin, Myddleton, Carroll Sherwood, Haywood Moore. THIRD ROW: Charles Leonard, Walter Zanf, Stanley Reaves. SECOND Coach-J. B. Roland, Mark Holloway, Wally Colson, Jimmy ROW: Kenny McLeod, Bud Bridges, Tommy- Johnson, Bill Robinson, Billy Schroer, Rick Thomas. 55 ff- , t .N f f ' ff - Members of the varsity tennis team are L to R: Bradley Courtney, Tommy Davenport, Mike Fletcher, Butch Wiggins, Billy Lindstrom, Andy Larsen, Al Rehberg. Valdrf fa Neiman Bank in guiurc Although hampered by lack of experience, the Wildcat tennis team rnade a good showing. The team had a 2-l region record and a 3-l over- all record, Bradley Courtney and Andy Larsen reached the semi-finals of the region tournament before being eliminated. The rest of the team reached the quarter-finals. Because the Whole team is returning, a good 1962-1963 season is anticipated. Billy Lindstrom and Tommy Davenport made up the doubles team that played most ot the season matches. 56 Nancy Simon and Barbara Knoll capTured The AAA sTaTe championship in girls' doubles. BoTh are only sophomores. Al Rehberg shows The form ThaT helped him To play No. I singles. Kitten ,4,4,4 Ehamp in Drfuble Led by Beverly GunTer, who won The region l-AAA championship, and Nancy Simon and Barbara Knoll, who won boTh The region and The sTaTe in doubles, The Wild- kiTTens compiled a fine 7-3 overall record. Two of Their deTeaTs were aT The hands of Florida STaTe UniversiTy. Like The boys' Team, The girls' Team is made up of only freshmen, sophomores, and juniors, all of whom will reTurn nexT season. ' : i'T'7-'I R 7 1. -f, ----- , - . I' SEATED: Susan LaMonYagne, Linda Blaise, Linda Meyer, Toni DiMascio, Patsy Jackson, Katherine Dennis, Virginia Anderson, BeT1y Boyerte, Jennifer Schroer, and Lyndal DeLoach. MRS. JOHNSON 58 Members of 1l'ie varsity Team include: STANDING, L To R: Barbara Knoll, Maxine Wilson, Jan Shelton and Beverly Gunter. SEATED: Joy Smifh, Nancy Simon, Sandy LaMon'ragne, Judy Lawson. . WH., , Y Zfmck wuts 60 dude ,U ing Sports Although track did not have the success that it has enioyecl in past years, many under- classrnen are returning and The future is bright. After having several meets with some area schools, the team Traveled to Macon To participate in The sub-regicf rneet. Here They failed to qual ity for The region meet. Giles Smith and Don DeLoach show Foy Nofwood exerts himself as he The handoff form that they used Throws The shot out into space. in the 440-relay. Members of the wack team were: KNEELING, L To R: Don De- Steve Desher, Charles Massey, Gene Gunter, Mike Ireland, Loach, Bruce Bennett, Bill Myddleton. STANDING: Bobby Giles Smlfh, C06Cl1-Bill BSUHSTT, David HSNYI Fey N0fW00d- Willis, Albert Mcleod, Randy Hunter, Larry Jones, Bill Holt, 59 Unk fer Fla 5 Qrfurfh in Keg Zfrz RepresenTed by Bunky Henry, Alvie STeele, Bobby STeele, and Jimmy Rigsby in The region championship, The WildcaT golfers finished a close fourTh. AlThough The Team did noT qualify for The sTaTe, Bunky Henry won The region wiTh a 73-72 and also The righf To represenT region l-AAA in The sTaTe TournamenT aT Griffin where he finished second, only Two sTrokes behind The winner. Each Team member had a chance To parTicipaTe in inframural maTches during The year. Bunky Henry shows championship form as Jimmy Rigsby, Bill Henry, and Ansel Clark look on. PicTured wlTh Coach C B ONeal are The boys who Tried ouT for KNEELING: L To R: Rusty Clark, Jimmy Rigsby, Ansel Clark, David the golf Team during The year STANDING L To R Bunky Henry, Luke, Bill Henry. BuTch Luke Coach C B ONeal Alvie Steele Bobby Sfeelef During halftime, the Wildcat band plays the Valdosta High School Alma Mater Quia! ,flflamenfs 16512116 Ccnsiau Tense moments characterize all sports events 3 at VHS, whose win tradition is widely known. However, even the most vigorous activities must f have quiet moments. .timmy Rigsby and Albert McLeod enioy a comic book as they take a deserved break at football camp. On Honors Day Beverly Gunter, Barbara Knoll, and Nancy Simon exemplified the many awards won by the tennis teams. Here Bar- bara and Nancy are present- ing their state championship trophy to Mike Watson, pres- ident of the student body, as Beverly, region l-AAA singles champion, looks on. 62 VHS Students waive Many - Noah Langdale, a native of Valdosta who is now president of Georgia State Col- lege in Atlanta, was the principal speaker at the annual football banquet given by the Touchdown Club. Speaking mainly to the players, Mr. Langdale urged each of them to have a purpose for his lite. Fourteen awards were also presented during the evening. Those receiving awards at the football banquet were: TOP ROW, L to R: Giles Smith, Most Outstanding, Best Sports- manship, Walter Zant, Best Blocking Back, Bill Myddleton, Best Defensive Lineman, Terry Godwin, Best Junior Varsity Back, Tommy Dove, Best Junior Varsity Lineman. BOTTOM ROW, L to R: Stanley Reaves, Most Improved Back, Skipper Prewitte, Most Improved Lineman, Butch Luke, Best Defensive Back, Bruce Bennett, Best Back and Most Valuable, frank ' t Wildcat Spirit, Billy Schroer, Best Lineman, Gary Minchew, Best Blocking Lineman. - ,flflzl tif Award Besides the awards presented at the football banquet, many students received honors in other sports. Although this is not a complete list, examples of the varied sports awards follow. In boys' basket- ball Alvie Steele won the Most Valuable Player trophy, Bill Wisenbaker the Sportsmanship award. Other basketball awards went to Rick Thomas, Most Improved, and Tommy Davenport, Best Junior Var- sity Player. Girls receiving basketball awards were Betty McCIenny, Most Valuable, Gail Bazemore, Sportsmanship, Susan Rodgers, Most Improved, Lyn- dal DeLoach, Best Junior Varsity award. The basket- ball teams were also honored at a banquet given by the Basketball Booster's Club. In golf Bunky Henry won the Hawkinsville ln- vitational Tournament and the region I-AAA cham- pionship. He finished second in the Athens Invita- tional and in the state AAA tournament in Griffin. Bunky will attend Georgia Tech on a scholarship. ln baseball Wally Colson was the region batting champion. Tommy Johnson' received a baseball schol- arship to Valdosta State College. Maxine Wilson, while participating in the San Jose Tournament in Jacksonville, received the Sports- manship Award for exhibiting excellent conduct on and off the court. ' 63 Z Wag " 2 W X5 Iagydwx 'WW 1 iN Hlzrzpfcr III Keyvud the Klassrovm Srudenfs ar VHS find recreation, sfimularion, friend- ship, and work in club organizations. Aciiviiies and evenfs sponsored by These groups add sparkle and color To The school year. VHS Lied fudcnf 601114611 SEATED, L to R: Beverly Gunter, Alvie Steele, Mike Watson, Gail Bazemore, Lggillglls. STANDING: Phyllis Giles, Sheila McCoy, Mark Sound relationships between students and fac- ulty is a steady concern of the Student Council. These representatives of the student body, chosen by popular vote each year, have many varied and vital responsibilities which include tilling out sched- ules at preregistration, planning and coordinating Homecoming activities, supervising College Night, L Holloway, Larry Harrell, Libba Winston, Charles Barker, Darlene Smith. giving out student cards, and planning Freshman March. This coordination ot school and extracurricular activities is complemented by the cheerleaders' lead- ership in sports to round out a well-organized schedule for the school year. 66 L to R: Gail Bazemore, vice-president, Alvie Steele, treasurer, Leo Wells, chaplain, Bev- erly Gunter, secretary, Mike Watson, pres- ident. 1 and Kheerleaders GERRIE AMON CHERYL PELFREY DIANE QUATTLEBAUM ,fuln- ,Dr- ln fair weather or foul the spirit of the VHS student body is not allowed to lag under the leadership of the never-tiring cheerleaders. After long hours of practicing in the summer, they are ready to start the year with the first football game and cheer the teams to victory throughout the year. By selling spirit ribbons, they are able to pay their way to out of town games. This year our spirit was given an extra boost by the familiar yell, "OK, everybody, get your hands up for a WILDCAT YELL!" af I ,uf CARA JO SIKES LUCILLE DAWSON SALLY COLEMAN GAIL BAZEMORE, Captain ANDY SHENTON ' 67 FIRST ROW Libba Winston David Atkinson James Lunberger Elva Sheila McCoy Beverly Gunter Edward Scriven, Bud Bridges. FOURTH Grey Johnson SECOND ROW Rick Thomas Jan Shelton Sybil Burdick ROW Darlene Smith Laurice Chitvvood, Sally Mclntyre, Alwyln Euloise Hamill Diane Quattlebaum THIRD ROW Sandra Babcock Betty Hamill Sandy LaMontagne Marylin Harris, Suzanne Saunders, Tillie Blankenship Kay Potts Marlene Taylor Donna Moody Maxine Wilson Yow Susan May and Judy Babcock. 16' fa glllb Sprwsvrs Calm! Show Sponsoring the VHS tal- ent show, sending delegates to the state Beta convention in Atlanta, and sending a donation to the Beta Scholar- ship Fund were the chief projects of the club this year. Encouragement of scholar- ship, leadership, and service is the purpose of the Beta Club. Officers of the Beta Club include, seated, Lynn DiMascio, Secretary- Treasurerg Angela Wall, President, Susan Rodgers, First Vice-President, standing, Mrs, Harris, advisor, Ellen Adair, Second Vice-President, and Bill Wisenbaker, publicity. 'L W-Wm I s We 1544 Qi fi, f?59a'.iif , 1 -.a1sr.' 5j1i? - . .. :Swv . A. M fm: A , fum W ,I ,,, . an TZ nfl ,,,....-- ,,.g.,wwf--or--1-f f E?-1 ai? ,X , R :Mg mis-V L' W Q. W'-?'fZ'T ff 3gYg35qiEv5 A ...al .wg16,W mm wfsggslfviy -:Rm M is mu M 5 Q ff 1 Exif 1 lv' O 4. . Q ., X Fly! xx fu 'A ' 4 QE , 1 15 L'esprit gai et plein de ioie de a etef evident dans toutes ses annee scolaire. Son grand unique de Vopera Carmen de vivre du i f Club Frangais activities A ' pendant cette proiet, une rendition Bizet, a ioui un succes fou. LAINE WINK ANGIE TONI PIERRAEVI my l STANDING: Jennifer Howse, Mrs. Connell, Doris Harrelson, Sally Mcln- and Susan Rodgers. SITTING: Libba Winston, Toni Siegrist, historian, tyre, Jan Shelton, Dianne Quattlebaum, Ann Bennett, P.E1ter,. Man.J:lSLLDf Gail Lashley, Bonnie Gerlock, Diane Wilheit, Margaret Speed, Tillie president, Winkie Sanders, vice-president, James Lineberger, Dell Maine, Yow, Phyllis Giles, and Darlene Smith. 70 language 611105 Shaw Spirit All of the language clubs ar VHS have shown en- ihusiasm for their proiecfs ihroughout the school year. Carmen Uennifer Howsej quarrels with fellow worker lDelinda Sandersl in front of The Donkey Hoiey cigarelfe factory. . Xxx .MNXNX Don Hosey, a valianl soldier fPeTer Van Hornj, iries io persuade his lost love, Carmen Uennifer Howsej to return to him. Sandra Kessler, Proiecrs Chairman for the Gamma Tri-Hi-Y, presents Peter Van Horn, president of The French Club, and Sally Coleman, presidenl of the Spanish Club, with Bibles wriflen in Spanish and French. Members of the Spanish Club wait for The Home- coming parade to begin. ' aludrf, Amigo 67140 vquic ll Que Ssfekf L to R: Katherine Hanson, Sammy Barker, Ronnie Stevenson, War- ren Stevenson, Pat Whitten, Betty Middlebrooks, Abe Kalib, Glenn Register, Mike Merry, Taffy Frazier, Karen Nicholson, Judy O'Neal, Ellen Squires, Amelia Paulk, Marianne Coutinho, Nancy Gamble, Sally Coleman, Joan Kohler, Patsy Middlebrook, Randy Crawford, Following the Trend to emphasize lan- guages at VHS, the Spanish club has been formed during the past year and has made rapid progress in recruiting new members. Activities of the club are planned to supple- ment the classroom assignments. Revived in- terest in the foreign language department may be the key to future good will between our country and the world around us. From its inception this club has been ac- tive-putting a float in the homecoming pa- rade, having chapel, and giving devotionals. Tommy Haddock, Millie McLane, Elva Grey Johnson, Carolyn Stal- lings, Suzanne Saunders, Suzanne Ball, Teresa Gotchey, Brenda Underwood, Vann Coleman, Susan Wade, Mrs. Owens, James Rich, James Bolen, and Max Harrell. STANDlNG, L to R: James Bolen-treasurer, Mrs. Owens-advisor, Sally Colernan-president. SEATED: Patsy Middlebrooks-vice- president, Suzanne Saunders-secretary, Katherine Hanson- chaplain. FIRST ROW: Mary Sessions, Beverly Gunter, Michael Slack, Molly Huckaby, Larry Harrell. SECOND ROW: Alwyln Hamill, Patsy Henry, Nancy Simon, Earl Mathis, Marlene Taylor, Mary Wolinski, Linda Keith. THIRD ROW: Donna Blanton, Lois Johnson, Suzanne Evans, Margaret Patterson, Starr Howell, Patti Jo Futch, Sandy Stewart, Mike Luke, Edward Scriven. FOURTH ROW: Joy Catoe, Judy Lawson, Jennifer Schroer, Sharon Bishop, Mark Speiler, Richard Niiem, Mrs. McClure, advisor. FIFTH ROW: Gloria Finley, Diane Bazemore, Betty Boyette, Lyndall DeLoach, Virginia Anderson, James Halter. SIXTH ROW: Betty Potts, Lyn Shelton, Kay Koch, Ray Davidson. om S0 icfas Silvia 5 I First, second and third year students make up the membership ot the Latin club which was inaugurated this year. Its purpose is to further the understanding of the language that so great- ly influenced our own. Larry Harrell, secretary, Beverly Gunter, president, Molly Huckaby, proiects chairman, Mary Sessions, treasurer, and Michael Slack, vice-president, admire a classic statue borrowed from the Art Department. 73 Zfhree Elm al TOP ROW, L to R: Jerri Wright, Ruby Luke, Margaret Patterson, Faye Towns. SECOND ROW: Sue Dykes, Joyce Powell, Donna Greer, Marion Priest, Libba Winston, Harriet Price. THIRD ROW: Lila Carlo, Shirley Beasley, Joy Cato, Donna Davis, Janice Herrington, Susan Wade, Brenda Hankinson, Bunny Bridges, Sally Tillman, Miss Jones. FOURTH ROW: Karen Nicholson, Carolyn Stallings, Mary Lou Slover, Betty Blakenship, .Q- 'Y ITT I 7:-s , Q, Marie Joyce, Ann Golden, Ann Bennett, Lois Johnson. FIFTH ROW: Nancy Clark, Catherine Lazanis, Trudy Hinshaw, Janice McBride, Judy Prysi, LaVonne Fulghum, Dianne Knight, Dorothy Bland. SIXTH ROW: Beth Johnson, Mary Ann Cousart, Ellen Squires, Betty Godwin, Sandra McKinnon, Bonnie Gerlock, Lynn Mangum, Beverly Carter, Cathy Wood- ward. Officers of the sixth period Glee Club are: STANDING: Miss Jones, Ann Bennett -vice-president, Bunny Bridges-president, Lois Johnson-librarian, Trudy Henshaw- secretary-treasurer. Accompanists are: SIT- TING: Libba Winston, and Bonnie Ger- lock. Greups Represent Sehee l I Officers of the fifth period 'glee club: STANDING, L to R: Fann Dewar, assistant librarian, Elva Grey Johnson, president: Fredanel Guest, librarian, Elaine Pitts, vice-president. SEATED: Jean Portier, librarian: Marianne Stump, secretary-treasurer. Under the direction of Miss Elizabeth Jones, three groups did outstand- ing work in promoting in- terest in music at VHS. The mixed chorus and girls cho- rus this year enlisted ap- proximately eighty mem- bers. From these groups the Choraliers, a select en- semble, were chosen on the basis of indwdual try- outs. ' Representatives from each chorus attended the district music festival at Ep- worth-by-the-Sea and par- ticipated in the All State Chorus in Atlanta. Chapel programs and two concerts, one at Christ- mas and one in the spring, gave students and the peo- ple of Valdosta the privi- lege of enioying the results of long hours of practice done by the choral groups. A-'CL FIRST ROW, L to R: Fredanel Guest, Ruth Ann Seyfried, Susan Miles, Lindsay Wisenbaker, Millie McLane, Ruth Ann Roddey. SECOND ROW: Judy Harris, Linda Starling, Ann Carroll, Mary Wolinski, Kaye Willaford, Mary Ann Hutchens. THIRD ROW: Miss Jones, Fann Dewar, Annette Kelly, Marianne Stump, Barbara Wagner, Dell Maine, Suzanne Saunders, Jean Portier. FOURTH ROW: Cheryl Parrish, Susie James, Elaine Pitts, ,Elizabeth Bryan, Mary Ann Coutinho, Elva Grey Johnson, Marsha Jolley. FIFTH ROW: Arthur Alexander, Sammy Dutton, Gordon Shaw, Gary Wasmer, Danny Smith. SIXTH ROW: Scotty Spratlin, Bill Carswell, Larry Adams, James Lineberger. 75 Selected tor their harmonious voices, the Choraliers are a special group at VHS. Each stu- dent gives of his own time to practice. Winter and Spring concerts are given in combination with the band. Officers of the Choraliers include Elva Grey Johnson, Miss Jones, director, Elaine Pitts, Suzanne Saunders, Larry Adams, Libba Winston, and Marianne Stump. FIRST ROW: Susan Stembridge, Freddie Guest, Sally Tillman, Elva Grey John- son, Bunny Bridges, Lois Johnson. SECOND ROW: Miss Jones, Fann Dewar, Marianne Stump, Carolyn Stallings, Elaine Pitts, Libba Winston, Suzanne Saunders, James Lineberger. THIRD ROW: Sammy Dutton, Gordon Shaw, Tommy Davis, Arthur Alexander, Larry Adams, Bill Carswell. Suzanne Saunders and Gordon Shaw accompany the Choraliers on the piano. 'lliifie ic. Mr. Pyron receives a crown and a golden baton in the senior chapel program as a token of appreciation from the members of the band, since this is his last year with them. Maiorettes Sandra Belote, alternate, Sherry Richards, Nancy Garvin, Teresa Mirichew, captain, Brenda Underwood, Donna Spratlin, and Ginny Davis, al- ternate, are dressed to represent dif- ferent countries during the homecom- ing game. Instruments as well as voices added spice to the VHS music program for this year. Director Steve Pyron led his students in performances on the field, in chapel pro- grams, and in concerts. At the state music festival the band received an excellent rating along with several individual awards. gil d Spark Music Zfrrfgram. FIRST ROW, L to R: Shegy Richards, Lee Cook, Maxwell, Drew, Teresa Minchew, Tommy Marr,mN'aHcywGaarvin, Karen Comings, Gene Fender, Leila Smith. SECOND ROW: Karen LeGarde, Susan McCrary, Portia Thomas, Butch Boswell, Bob Carter, Gary Zeigler, Sandra Hutchens, Mark Spieler, Davey Evans, Jack Bridges, Brenda Underwood, Rhody Edwards, Roger Martin. THIRD ROW: Donna Spratlin, Bill Nunn, Sue Davis, Peggy DeCesare. BACK ROW: Mr. Steve Pyron, Buck Paulson, Joe Ashcom, Ivy Plair, Ty Murphy, Alex Morgan, Charles Lawrence, Diane Dugger, Richard Bland, Donald Allen, Benny Hagan, Danny Smith, Robert Owens, Eddie Jeffreys, Fred Baugh, Harry Davis, and Bill Mathis. 77 There are few dull moments in the fourth period haven of the DOSTA OUTLOOK staff. lf there is not an immediate deadline to meet, the members of the staff busy themselves in talking with their "inspirations" in order to avoid the inevitable frantic rush to get the paper out on time. If one passes by the staff room the week before the paper reaches the hands of its eager Kay Powell, editor, gives direc- tions for the news page to Susan McCrary, news editor, and Becky Odom, assistant ed- itor, readers, the clang of typewriters and cheerful scurry of people may be observed. Students at VHS are proud of the school paper be- cause it has rated high in honors of almost every kind any paper can receive. This year the staff is a member of the QUILL AND SCROLL, a national organization of high school newspapers. Bill Nunn and Leila Smith, editorial co-editors, collaborate on their editorial policy. L. Sally Coleman and Jeannie Hoyle, feature editors, check the galley proofs for mistakes before the final printing. Bud Bridges, Mrs. Brown, the advisor, and Bill Wisenbaker go over details for the sports page. David Terrell, ad manager, and Suzanne Saunders business manager, balance the income of the staff D0 fa Ozzflrfrfk interprets 5cl1zf0ljVeuf Members of the journalism class, who serve as reporters to the DOSTA OUT- LOOK are: FIRST ROW: Louise Bailey, Donna Spratlin. SECOND ROW: Billy Golden, Arthur McMillan, Ellen Taylor, Andy Shenton. THIRD ROW: Beverly Gunter, Judy Babcock, Darlene Smith, Bill Wilson, Barbara Wagner. FOURTH ROW: Alex Morgan, Billy Campbell, Dale Browning, Sandy LaMontagne, Danice Odom. STANDING, L to R: Catherine Daugherty, Mrs. Wolinski, Carmen McCaImon, Laureice Chitvvood, Sally Mclntyre, Millie McLane. Not Pic- tured: Sandra Kessler. 6l1ri firm Ideal Arc Zlph ki Left to Right: Kay Powell-World Service Chairman, Beverly Gunter-Vice-President, Jan Shelton-Treasurer, Elaine Pitts-Presi- dent, Susan Rodgers-Chaplain, Mary Laura - Deakins-Community Proiects Chairman, Darlene Smith-Secretary, Sandra Kessler- School Proiects Chairman, Becky Odom- Publicity Chairman. One of The most active clubs at VHS is the Gamma Tri-Hi-Y. IT is a division of the national YMCA and is composed of iunior and senior girls. Because OT the numerous activities it engaged in, The Gamma Tri-Hi-Y was chosen VHS's Club of The Year. Some ot Their proiects were sending presents to children aT Gracewood, sponsoring no-cheating and clean-up campaigns, and sending BOTTOM TO TOP, L. to R.: Beverly Gunter, Elaine Pitts, Kay Powell, Jan Shelton, Susan Rodgers, Darlene Smith, Margaret Smith, Judy Babcock, Sandra Kessler, Mary Laura Deakins, Kate Culpepper, Becky Odom, Dianne Quattlebaum, Sandy La- Montagne, Danice Odom, Sally Mclntyre, Marilyn Harris, Sybil delegates tothe state YMCA assembly. Elaine Pitts accepts trophy 'For Club of the Year from BjllyARv19-e for the Tri-Hi-Y. Burdick, Vanne Coleman, Kay Potts, Millie McLane, Jane Crabtree, Ellen Taylor, Russel Martin, Nancy Smith, Ellen Adair, Susan May, Virginia Wright, Ruth Anne Roddey, Mrs. Edmondson. FIRST ROW, L to R: Marlene Taylor, Sue Kirby, Dean Nichols, Judy Lawson, Mary Sessions, Sheila McCoy, Maxine Wilson. SECOND ROW: Bobby Catoe, Barbara Reeves, Becky Watson, Jessie Mayne, Virginia Anderson, Lyndal De-Loach, Phyllis Giles, Diane Bazemore, Linda Marco. THIRD ROW: Betty Potts, Josephine Pendleton, Toni DiMascio, Earl Freshmen and sophomore girls are eligible for membership in the Beta Tri- Hi-Y. Sending toys to Gracewood, giving books to the Youth Center, and visiting FIRST ROW, L to R: Dean Nichols-secretary, Mary Sessions- vice-president, Judy Lawson-treasurer, Sheila McCoy-presi- dent, Maxine Wilson-chaplain. SECOND ROW: Fran Wood- ward-publicity chairman, Starr Howell-community proiects Mathis, Starr Howell, Ann Bennett, Alwyn Hamill, Norma Flythe, Suzanne Evans, Ann Spurlock, Harriet Price. FOURTH ROW: Fran Woodward, Kay Barker, Jennifer Schroer, Pam LaHood, Donna Blanton, Gloria Findley, Lynn Shelton, Jane Mixer, Kay Koch, Betsy Brown, Benita Thomas, Libby Tanner. the old folks at Lake Haven have been some of the undertakings of this club. Miss Jean Culpepper and Mrs. Larry Mon- cus are the faculty advisors. chairman, Ann Bennet-school proiects chairman, Alwyn Ha- mill-world service chairman, Phyllis Giles-publicity chair- man. W"' BOTTOM TO TOP, Lto R: Mike Giles, Phil Crowe, Jimmy Burroughs, Bud Owens, Mr. Love, Earl Willis, Tommy Ellis, Barclay Woodward, Larry Bridges, Al Brass, Artie Plowden, Hiram Wilkinson, Bill Spillers, David Harrell, Joey Davis, Haffls Beddlngfieldf Bill CHSilebefl'Y, Rusty Clark, Henry, Frankie Coan, Eddie Bentley, Butch Wiggins, Bill Holt, Bo Hall, Raleigh Elliott, Dan Mobley, Tommy Johnson, Barry Henry, Kenny Joe Moss, Bobby Kidd, Larry Adams, Marshall New, Randy Smith, Joe CVHQO. Hay ,410 Prvmzffe High Standard Character, versatility and leader- ship mark the boys in the Hi-Y Club. To carry out their goal of promoting everyday Christian living, the mem- bers ot the Hi-Y and Tri-Hi-Y clubs gave a chapel play, "The Hall of Heroes." Besides taking part in the national YMCA movement, they spon- sored bus trips to the out-of-town foot- ball games and a dance after a football game. 82 SEATED, L to R: Phil Crowe-vice-president, Bud Bridges-secretary, Mike Giles-president, Bill Holt-treasurer, Franky Coan-chaplain. Dvmesfic Skills ,fire Acquired KNEELING, L to R: Treina Hightower, Linda Beggs, Linda Irby, Susan LaGarde, Lila Carlo, Judy Lewis, Jeannis Byrd. SITTING, L to R: Barbara McDonald, Sandra Belote, Lavonne Fulghum, Beth Odom, Mark Holloway KFHA Sweetheartj, Donna Miller, Becky Odom, Peggy Decesare, Margaret Speed. "To live better today, to have a better world tomorrow for ourselves and our fam- ilies" are goals of the Future Homemakers of America. Programs and other activities of the club are designed and prepared to stimu- late interest in acquiring the skills needed by the modern generation to become wives and mothers. In chapel they displayed their proi- ects in a colorful fashion show of everyday and special occasion clothes. STANDING, L to R: Edith Kendall, Rita McDonald, Ann Baker, Terrie Stansbury, Marlene Taylor, Susan Massey, Robbie Knighton, Becky Snowdon, Lynn Blanton, Donna Goldstein, Martha Merrill, Rebecca Parker, Carol Hasty, Mary Joyce Eanes, Susan Miles. board for the lunch room. Lynda Beggs and Marlene Taylor prepare the bulletin Becky Odom-proiects chairman, Donna Miller-vuce-pres- ident, Sandra Belote-publicity chairman, Margaret Speed -degree chairman, Mark Holloway-sweetheart, Peggy DeCesare-historian, LaVonne Fulghum-music and recrea- tion chairman, and Bgibgdwgm-secretary-treasurer. 83 61116 leecruifs ?uiurc Ceuchers Susan McCrary and Sherry Ann Richards grade papers as one of the many activities the club performs to help the teachers. 84 FIRST ROW, L. to R.: Cathy Johansen, Ellen Taylor, Sherry Richards, Sue Davis, Virginia Wright. SECOND ROW: Mrs. Evans, Dan Smith, Karen Cummings, Brenda Underwood, Cheryl. Parrish, Mrs. Hamill. THIRD ROW: Mack McGill, Susan McCrary, Linda Haddock, Kay Holland. Practical experience is gained by students who wish to become teachers. They observe teach- ers behind the scenes and receive hints that will help them when they face classes of their own. ln addition to helping the teachers grade papers and do other odd iobs, they gave a Valentine's Day Party at Central Avenue Nursing Home. For its participation in extracurricular activities, this club received second place in the Club of the Year Contest for 1961-62. Ellen Taylor and Dan Smith stay after school to erase the blackboards to get them ready for the next day's work. Lfrfmmcrcial Students Organ! e 61116 Eat Huff, Annette Kelly, Elizabeth Bryan, Mrs. Edmondson, advisor, JoAnne Bennett, Karen Commings, Cathy Johansen, Gay Halton. Tom Moo, Arthur Ray,Baker, Joel Buckholtz. SEATED: Amelia Paulk, Members of the Future Business Leaders of America, a newly established club at VHS, created a good record in proiect work. Among the many activities the club engaged in were typing en- velopes for the Easter Seal drive, making and selling football shakers, saving paper and popsicle coupons, and typing for the Racing Association. Club members seek to prepare themselves for a career in the business world by practical experience. Tom Moo-vice-president, Joel Buckholtz, Karen Commings-treasurer, Gay Halton-secretary, Arthur Baker-president, Not pictured: Bobbie Ellen Blan- chard-reporter. 85 Under the guidance of Mr. W. E. Glenn, the Distributive Education Club of VHS won local, state and national honors. Warren Clayton, a junior, will be state president of DE for the year T962-l963. Marilyn Rykard, a senior, brought home from the national convention the title of National DE Student of the Year. Students in The DE Club work in the afternoons. They fill such iobs as sales clerks in various stores and as nurses aids in Pineview General Hospital. L to R: Larry Price-parliamentarian, Shirley McDonald- vice-president, Billy Rowe-president, Elizabeth Prichard -secretary, James Wetherington-sergeant at arms, Eva Ladrow-historian, Elaine Alligood-reporter, Marilyn Rykard-treasurer. Mayor Maxwell Oliver presents the key to the city to Billy Rowe, president of the club, and Marilyn Rykard, top DE student in the nation, on DE Day. Klub Mus Nrzfio zz! Kecagnif Yflfl , .gp i ,f....,.w-B5 FIRST ROW, L to R: Warren Clayton, Larry Price, Shirley Mc- Donald, Billy Rowe, Joyce Winsor, Linda Faye Hancock, Sher- lyn McKee, Paula McKee, Ann Burgjess. SECOND ROW: Jean Connell, Judy McMillin, Elizabeth Jones, Mr. Glenn, Advisor, Jpy Ratigan, Charlene Wayne, lfatricia Yeomans. THIRD ROW: Mfarilyn Rykard, Sharon Harp, ,Sandra Blooclworth, Helen Young, Pat Futch,'Ljjlian McKinnon. FOURTH ROW: Jimmy 86 , Boyle, Haskell Godfrey, Ralph Hiers, Jack Wilson. Not pic- tured: Elaine Alligood, Wayne Daniels, Jerry Harris, Nick Miller, Bobby Terry, Lillian Wood, grthur Baker, Gail Chad- wick, Gene Greneker, Gail Griffin, Eva Ladrow, Billy Smith, David Terrell, Bobby Young, Lee Faulk, Jeanette Maynard, Robert Cannon, Judy Greene, Larry Grooms, Butch Luke, Melvin Ricks, James Wetherington, Kay Croft, Joey Robinson. FIRST ROW, L to R: Raymond Burch, Bobby Weldon, ,Sherman Moore, Benny Nolan, Merle Barber, Jimmy Brooks. SECOND ROW: Nancy Gar- vin, Linda Doig, Carolyn Mayer, Gail McBride, Mary Brannen, Louise Lightsey, Jean Dickerson, Kay Holland, Nancy Brass, Ann Barker, Joyce Greene, APat Prine, THIRD ROW: Gary Hess, Buddy Stephenson, Jkoe D65 611111 Pray lies Valdosta High's Distributive Cooperative Training Club is composed of students who are receiving on-the- iob training for careers in the industrial world. DCT members are encouraged To develop civic, social, and Holland, Jane Flythe, Mr. Horn, coordinator, Beth Wade, Elizabeth Bryan. FOURTH ROW: Jimmy Tomlin, Artie Plowden, Perry Knight. FIFTH ROW: Girard Finch, Herman Brasher, Donnie Gray, Jimmy Cox, Gorden Bloodworth. Not pictured: Susan Stembridge. 0r1-fl1e-,7rfb- Gaining occupational abilities. One of the chief proiects of the club this year was sponsoring a barbecue supper before one of the home football games. L to R: Elizabeth Bryan-historian, Louise Lightsey-treasurer, Jane Flyfhe -secretary, Benny Nolan-president, Sherman Moore-parliamentarian, and Artie Plowden--vice-president. 87 Student board of education members, Andy Shenton, Mike Slack, ,Diane Quattlebaum, Phyllis Giles, Sharon Smith, and Joe Moss, together with Lynn DiMascio, student school Superintendent, present rec- ommendations trom the youth to the City Board of Educa- tion at the May meeting. 6111115 Span rf Nrffeufv thy tvrojecis This year clubs at VHS sponsored many note- worthy proiects-such as, College Night, "Student Government for a Day," and the "Beauty and the Beast" contest. With the cooperation of Miss Ford, the Student Council invited representatives from various colleges to speak to interested students about their plans tor higher education. The Government Club sponsored the "Student Government for a Day" elections in order to stimu- late student interest in local politics. From the "Beauty and the Beast" contest the DE Club realized enough money to award a scholar- ship to a DE student. Each vote cost one penny. Mr. Eastman, representing Georgia Tech, chats informally with stu- dents. 88 , Judy Greene, Billy Rowe, Haskell Godfrey, and Bobby Young, members ot the DE Club, take part in the crowning of Bruce Bennett and Cara Jo Sikes in the "Beauty and the Beast" contest. FRONT ROW, l- YO R1 Mrs- -l0hnSOl'1, Phyllis Giles, Mary Laura D6-3lsiI'1S, LaHood, Sally Mclntyre, Linda Marco, June Sikes. THIRD ROW: Becky Rise Seviene, JHI1 Shelton, Bobbie Ellen Bl6nCl1Hfd, Susan l-BMOHTSQVIS, Parker, Martha Merrill, Carol Hasty, Beverly Gunter, Beverly Googe Martha Kay Schroer. SECOND ROW: Benita Thomas, Betsy Brown, Pam Judy Lawsgnl Sandy Lamonfagner Maxine Wilson, Gail prysi. Sparta Zrfulrcil 51460 rages Physical fitness, good sportsman- ship and conduct, and interest in sports are the central themes of the Sports Council. This group of girls is chosen for their ability and leadership in the P.E. classes. Their main activities are to plan and coordinate intramural programs after school and help in the classes as group leaders. Carrying out these responsibilities prepares them tor future leadership. Why im! Wines STANDING: Phyllis Giles-treasurer, bobble Ellen Blanchard-secretary, Mary Laura Deakins vice-president. SEATED: Mrs. Johnson-advisor, Jan Shelton-president. 89 "W '- Q .r .......,,,.. "'i"""" SEATED, L to R: David Atkinson, Joe Moss, Randie DeCoudres, Charles Dan Odom. STANDING: Bobby Kidd, Mike Sanders, and Mike Slack Barker, Kay Powell, Sharon Smith, Mary Joe Bracewell, Bill Nunn, To create an awareness of our gov- ernmental systems, the Government Club has promoted many worthwhile proiects. ln the fall they had workshop on parlia- mentary procedure for the new officers of all the clubs-. During the student elec- tions, Valdosta's Mayor Maxwell Oliver spoke on the duties of the different of- fices. Candidates running for student mayor were given five minutes in chapel to present their platforms. Besides these school related pro- iects, the club sent money to the Empty Stocking Fund at Christmas. Klub Spmsors k ' Cf C Kay Powell-president, Suzanne Saunders-vice-president, David Atkinson-treasurer 90 L.1 , Dan Odom-chaplain. Not pictured: Sharon Smith-secretary, Mrs. Hogan-advisor KNEELING, L to R: Josephine Pendleton, Betty Potts, Jennifer Schroer, Barbara Middlebrooks, Jane Mixer, Lynda Marco, Jessie Jo Mane, Jeanie Rogero, Marilyn Harris. SECOND ROW: Sandy LaMontagne, Alwyn Hamill, Patsy Henry, Kay Barker, Lynn Shel- ton, Judy Saunders, Teresa Briggs, Joy Catoe. THIRD ROW: Judy Babcock, Donna Blanton, Sheilia McCoy, Diann Bazemore, Lyndal DeLoach, Beth McCrary, Susan Miles, Virginia Wright, Catherine Daugharty, Marleen Taylor. Girl ,llcqui 6 Smal Graves Every girl in the school is eligi- ble for membership in the Seventeen Club. Its main purpose is to help its members grow in social skills and graces. Programs on beauty and fashion are presented at club meet- ings. For an outside project the club sent toys to Gracewood Children's Hospital at Christmas. Four girls from each class compose the Seventeen Club council. The advisors to the club are Mrs. Howell and Mrs. Ander- son. The Council of the Seventeen Club includes: FIRST ROW, L to R: Benita Thomas Mrs Anderson, Mrs. Howell, Sara Smith, Sharon Bishop. SECOND ROW: Betsy Brown Beverly Gunter, Mary Laura Deakins, Nancy Simon, Kay Potts, Sandra Kessler. THIRD ROW, Kay Koch, Barbara Reaves, Kate Culpepper, Ann Bennett, Norma Flythe, Kitty Thrash. l 0 0 6117 c Gzvup Spvnsvrs Key Klub argl... - f L to R: Mr. Horn-advisor, Bunky Henry-president, Mike Watson secretary, Alvie Steele-vice-president, Bud Bridges-treasurer. Valdosta's Kiwanis Club sponsors the Key Club to acquaint high school boys with the goals and activities ot a civic organization. Membership 'is the club is honorary, with mem- bers being chosen trom each class. Representa- tives from the club attend the Kiwanis meet- ing every Friday. Activities of the club include sponsoring the Homecoming Parade and the annual student-coaches basketball game. 92 SWEETHEART- GAIL BAZEMORE FRONT TO BACK, L to R: Gary Minchew, Bunky Henry, Bill Holt, Bill Wisenbaker, Bruce Bouie, Skipper Pruitte, Giles Smith, Charles Guess, Bruce Bennett, Jerry Varnado, Rick Thomas, Bill Myddleton, Danny Hendley, Billy Schroer, Jimmy Tyson, Foy Norwood, Tommy Davenport, Hank Lee, Maywood Lawrence, Stan Reeves, Bradley Courtney, Alvie Steele, Billy Lindstrom, Mike Giles, Mark Holloway, Butch Luke, Charles Barker, Ashley Paulk, Bobby Steele, Roger Milan. CIRCLE: Tommy Johnson, Wayne Tyson, Rusty Grif- fin, Charles Oliver, Leo Wells, David Luke, Bud Bridges, Bill Nunn, Wally Coleson, Kenny Rutter, Christie Patterson, Mike Watson, Walter Zant, Jimmy Robinson. CENTER: Gail Bazemore. fwsis,.....f .....1g:. f. 1 i, L to R: Butch Luke, Bruce Bennett, Frank Wetherington, Stanley Reaves, Wilbur Johnson, Charles Oliver, Don DeLoach, David Tindall, Gary Minchew, Robert Reames, Eugene Gunter, Wally Colson, Billy Schroer, Bill Myddleton, Danny Hendley, Giles Smith, Jerry Varnado, Bunky Henry, Jimmy Robinson, Rick Thomas, Greg Jordan, Bill Holt, Sirois Barker, Clyo Blanton, Larry Dennis, Rusty Griffin, Mike Sanders, Henry Harnage, Ted Minnick, Foy Norwood, Mike Watson, ,Bo Hall, Mike Slack, lzeo Wells, Skipper Prevvitte, Andy Larsen, Bruce Buie, Frank Haddock, Ashley Paulk, Robert DeLoach, Alvie Steele, Tommy Johnson, Bud Bridges, Bobby Steele, Eddie Bentley, Mark Holloway, Billy Lindstrom, Mike Fletcher, Bobby Dasher, KennyrRufter, Dick Bender, Billy Holtz- clew, Bruce Stockman, David Luke, Butch Wiggins, Jimmy Burroughs, Bill Wisenbaker, Walter Zant, Christie Patterson, Jimmy DeCesare, Randy Hunter, Phil Crowe, Hank Lee, Bill Wilson, David Henry. Y V"6lllb Hcfrzors Evffermeu Long hours ot practice and hard work are recognized by mem- bership in the V-Club. Any boy may become a member it he has earned a letter in football, golf, tennis, track, basketball, or baseball. The club tries to coordinate the activi- ties of the different sports and gives unity to them by creating good will between the teams. Active sports at Valdosta High School include football, tennis, baseball, and basketball as represented by Giles Smith, Mike Fletcher, Tommy Johnson, and Bill Wisenbaker. fudmis Aid Admini fm! 2714 GUIDANCE OFFICE STAFF-FIRST ROW, L. to R.: Beverly Gerrie Amon Kate Culpepper Cheryl Metts Virginia Gunter, Alwyn Hamill, Sybil Burdick, Miss Ford, Toni Wright, Karen Cummings Kay Potts Barbara Talley Segrist, Gail Bazemore, Suzanne Evans. BACK ROW: Every executive must have someone under him to carry out the plans of an organization, and at VHS Miss Ford, guidance counselor, Mrs. Garwood, and Mr. Burgsteiner, school secretaries, have competent staffs to do a variety of iobs. Two girls are chosen for each period of the day to olo such tasks as typing, gathering absentee slips, delivering messages, and grading tests, and other iobs that are indispensable to the smooth functioning of the school. Girls selected for these positions must have poise and must be de- peindable. suslNEss oFFlcE STAFF-SEATED, L. to R.: Sheila McCoy, Mrs. Kay Powell Sharon Smith Donna Spraflm Cheryl Pelfrey Betty Garwoocl, Sandra Babcock. STANDING: Fann Dewar, Marianne Stump, Bl-Hl"lien5l'l'P Tefesa M'nCl'leW L'-'C'lle Dawson 94 Select Group ,Crrzrrrs library Sricnrr Student assistants, each of whom works in the library one period per day, form the staff of the Ruby McKinney Memorial Library. They help keep the library running efficiently by checking out books, collecting fines, repairing books, pre- paring books and magazines for circulation, and keeping library records. Under the supervision of Mrs. Mathis and Miss Rayle, these students gain experience that they may use in later life. MISS SAMMY RAYLE, assistant librarian, keeps the library open each day after school and on Saturdays for the convenience of the students. C lu.. MRS. BRYAN MATHIS, head librarian, teaches students to manage the library. Library staff members include: FRONT: Lougene Prine, FRONT: MOHY HUCk3bYf 53V'dY Stewart, M3fllYn Hafflsf Ginny Davis, Sally Coleman, Laurice Chitwoodp BACK: BGNY Godwin: BACK: Susan MBV, Elva GVSY JOl'1f1S0I'1, Ellen Adair, Judy Babcock, Lynn DiMascio, David Andrews, 5andY l-aM0nTa9f1e, Sandra KGSSIGF. Alvie Steele, sports editor, and Peter Van Horn plan one of their unusual layouts. Staff Kecords Sclmrfl lferzr ln The pages of the VHS annual, The SANDSPUR staff has attempted To present an accurate record of The school year for 1962. As a symbol of The spirit of VHS, The staff selected The Wildcat, depicted in The art work of The annual. Throughout The year The staff sold ads and annuals, wrote copy, and planned and prepared pages to make The SANDSPUR a reality. Alex Morgan served as The annual's photographer dur- ing The first part of The year. Many of The unusual pho- tographs: The sandspur on The title page, The dramatic night- Time scenes, ,and The silhouette pictures are examples of his work. Alex Morgan, staff photographer for the first half' of the year, and Mrs. Wolinski, faculty advisor, dis- cuss the qualities of a picture. ,PSTCYWVBIIL Hom, assistant editor, and Virginia Wright, editor, plan a layout to go in the SANDSPUR. Sandra Babcock helps the Faculty Editor, Kate Culpepper, identity boys in a P.E. class picture, while Tillie Yow, Art Editor, 'looks on. Sophomore and Junior Class Editors, Bill Wilson and Elaine meet their deadlines. Freshman and Senior Class ll enjoy looking at Pitts, work to Editors, Lynn DiMascio and Angela Wa some ot the p to be used ictures that are . s I it aches, textbooks are put aside and the Culpepper, Peter Van Horn, Virginia Wright, and Sharon Smith airing yeafbggk SITTING, Left to Right: Elaine Pitts, Angela Wall, Sandra Babcock L nn DiMascio, and Tillie Yow. deadline appro When entire staff concentrates on pages. STANDING, Lett to Right: A r the problem of prep ' Wilson, Kate y lvie Steele, Bill 6lub,4cii11ifics Eubafsiz School ln their skit in chapel, Shelia McCoy is trying to teach Bobby Kidd that running out of gas may not be as bad as he thinks, Darlene Smith and Mark Holloway practice for Home- coming festivities in the cold, early dawn before school. 98 Variety is the key word for the clubs at VHS. Activities range over a wide field of out- side interests. Each club may have a chapel pro- gram on Friday if it wishes. Programs may include humorous or inspirational plays or speakers. To help the school, clubs also have service proiects, such as counting votes and putting out the school paper each month. Busta 6ButXuu u The uiu-va! Stlxdmxis X x O ,,.., x Xw e-M ,mx x xx 'Y uw: +I? 'E' L J 3 a, ,T JMT.. , . -I Q:,- 'u f , L N 'Mff:f'f'ff 7 WM' fm :ss 'a. fH fy, ,, W s w, , ,z-1111: Lv- ,fv?Lf'5Q,:FW3wYMf1 H? 45,-g w w r, -' ': - W 'ash I , 'V f' m y af, K , 2 Q L i iiayuw, 2 sf 35 1 4 4 , , , 5 L 2 5 af' ffiwifg 2232, .,.L. . W: 4 fr ,,., up a - QT 4 w 5. ,nw , ,.': - ,f,-,, I 2 1 Ln ii E kg it V 1' 6 , 4 5 Q 2 5, 12325 f , fig 3 if 6 he .,,. Ef yr iki I 2 'Q ga 'Qi x, Q Xx XBX 2 qu!! I Mi si Q W .,.,1!, 3? L 'f' 45 . gf' ' 'Q J , 5 .i , wxi QA JU if AQ - f x .f lffA'3"v"'A" , . A A ,' Z X Y , IK f ig ' , .Y l ' -- 9' , Q Axyb- y ' if 5 4,5 my As, it -V.. S f 5 Q ,,:. :-- VHS is served by competent janitorial and lunchroom staffs. Members of these staffs manage the lunchroom and maintain VHS buildings and grounds. They are the behindethe-scenes people who keep the school going. Keeping the classrooms clean is a job for Ruby Smith and Wilson Bethea. Bethea entertains the student body at the Chirstmas chapel program. Under the supervision of Mrs. Hunt, capable cooks prepare and serve lunches for the students. Although turkey is not an everyday item on the menu, the excellent bread is. Pictured from left to right are: Conselo Orr, Gertrude Richardson, Dorothy Foster, ldella Harrell, Louvenia Thompson, Louise Morehead, Hazel Stack Christine Walker, and Eula Bell Williams. Heh hd-the-Scams Personnel ,4 21 Salma Julia BGCTOYL Jolene l'lUQl1SS, Fay Cribb and Imogene Daniels as cashiers, and selling milk, tea, and ice cream. For this they work in the lunchroom doing such iobs as helping serve, acting are given a V4 unit credit. Lunchroom supervisor, Mrs. Clarice Hunt, is aided by Mrs. Verna Forrest and Mrs. Bell Finley. g f Vw 1 J' N 5 . Q N? T 'ii Elzapfer 1 V llrzify in Hlassas' From Freshman March 'ro Graduation, Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors work and study To- gefher. They supporf Their respective class organizations and eagerly waii and work for aciivifies sponsored by The classes. Senivu 61:15 Ofhcers Treasurer-MIKE GILES Vice-President-GAIL BAZEMORE I Secretary-MIKE WATSON President-LEO WELLS 4 , Beatnik poet, Gardner Shockett, CE,eter Van Horn! recites to Myrtle Hoffstrom fGerrie Amonj, Anastasia Shultz Ueannie Hoylel, and Peggy Kern Clennifer Howsel. During rehearsal for the Drama Club's production Epitaph for Everything, Anastasia tries the "Shockett Leap," symbolic of man's leap to the stars. Svuivrs kevive Cflrzs Cmdi! bu To earn money for the Senior Banquet, the class presented Ted Rodgers' comedy, All Shook Up. Mrs. William Wisenbaker directed the cast during the long hours of practice after school. Jeannie Hoyle starred as Anastasia Shultz, the girl from a turkey farm, who learns about lite and love at Bull University. Members of the cast not pictured are Cheryl Metts, Gary Minchew, Elva Grey Johnson, Mike Watson, Bill Wilson, Gail Bazemore, Sally Coleman, and Sharon Smith. Anastasia tries to evade amorous French exchange student fBill Wisenbakerj. 'li Irate faculty members lMike Giles and Bob Owensj confront Anastasia after a mishap results in a scandalous incident during Epita for Everything. ,W I ph AI 07 l l L l Q, "" l Q QZR D ON BLOODWORIH-Glee Club 3, 4, Glee Club Play 2, DCT 3, 4, President 3. JAMES BOYLE-DE 2. I08 ig, H, ., ARTHUR BAKER-DE 4, FBLA 4, President, Track 3, State DE Speech Contest Winner 4. ,GAIL BAZEMORE-Tri-Hi-Y 'l, 3, Class Officer, Vice-President 2, 4, Treasurer 3, Cheerleader 3, 4, Captain 4, Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4, Co- Captain 4, Student Council, Vice-President 4, Guidance Staff 3, 4, Girls' Nation 3, Executive Council, Seventeen Club 3. BRUCE BENNETT-Football l, 2, 3, 4, Captain 4, Basketball 1, 2, Baseball 'l, 2, 4, Track 4, Key Club 2, 3, 4, V Club 2, 3, 4, President of Sophomore Class. JIMMY BLAND BETTY BLANKENSHIP-Beta Club 2, 3, 4, Tri-Hi-Y l, 2, 3, 4, Proiects Chairman 'l, 2, Seventeen Club 3, Glee Club 4, Sports Club l, Office Staff 3, 4. IKE ALLBRITTON-Baseball I. GERRIE AMON-Cheerleader 4, Dra- matic Club 2, 3, 4, Government Club 3, Seventeen Club 3, Office Staff 3, 4, Beauty Contest, 2nd Runner-up. JOSEPH ASHCOM-Band 1, 2, 3, 4. DAVID ATKINSON--Entered from Bainbridge, Ga., 2, Hi-Y l, 2, Secretary l, Government Club 3, 4, Treasurer 4, Beta Club 3, 4. SANDRA BABCOCK-Sports Club l, Tri-Hi-Y l, 2, 3, Beta Club 2, 3, 4, Seventeen Club 3, Soil Conservation Essay I, SANDSPUR Business Manager 4, Office Staff 4. MARY JO BRAC EWELL-Seven- teen Club 3, Government Club 4. AL BRASS-Hi-Y 3, 4. BUD BRIDGES.-Hi-Y 1, 2, 3, 4, Treasurer 2, Secretary 4, Key Club 3, 4, Treasurer 4, OUT- LOOK 4, Sports Editor, Base- ball l, 2, 3, 4, Beta Club 2, 3, 4, V Club l, 2, 3, 4. ELIZABETHNERYAN-Glee Club 2, 4, DCT, Hl5TOI'lBl'1, OUTLOOK 4. KAREN LOU COMINGS-Band 3, 4, Tennis Team l, 2, Racket Club 2, Sports Club l, 2, FTA 4, FBLA 4, Treasurer, Guidance Office 4, FHA 1 Se-niotr Class Play. AGNES CONOLY-Tennis l, Dramatic Club 2, Miss Flame 4. ,nd , JQELMBUCKHOLTZ-FBLA 4, so- cial Chairman 4. RAYMOND BURCH-DCT Club 3,4 .llMMY BOROUGHS-Hi-Y 3, 4, Track 3, 4, V Club 4, French Club 3. ROBERT CANNON-Band l, 2, DE 4. SALLY COLEMAN-Seventeen Club 3, Vice-President, Spanish Club 4, President, OUTLOOK 4, Feature Editor, Cheerleader 3, 4, Library Staff 4. "1 JEAN CONNELL-DE Club 4 ll Ill 4 Scuio s 5155! D Wm!! ulvjecf , QLORLA .JEAN DICKERSON-DCT 3, 4, FHA 1. LYNNE DiMASClO-Tri-Hi-Y 2, 3, Beta Club 2, 3, 4, Treasurer 4, Library Staff 4, SANDSPUR, Fresh- man Class Editor 4, Seventeen Club 3. l.1N,DA,,LDQlGfBeauty Contest, Top Ten 3, Second Runner-up 4, DCT 3, 4. ll0 k . , DOUG DELOACH LEE COOK-Band 1, 2, 3, 4, Dra- matic Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Science Club 2, 3, 4, French Club 3, Camera Club 1, 2, 3, Secretary-Treasurer 2, 3. PHIL CROWE-Hi-Y 3, 4, Vice-Presi- dent 4, Baseball l, 2, V Club 2, 3, 4, Basketball 2. KATE CULPEPPER-Tri-Hi-Y 3, 4, Seventeen Club 3, 4, Council 4, SANDSPUR, Faculty Editor 4, Guid- ance Office 3, 4. TOMMY DAVIS-Choraliers 3, 4, All- State Chorus 3, Glee Club 3, 4, Hi- Y 2. ,MARY LAURA DEAKINS-Tri-Hi-Y 2,' 3, 4, Projects Chairman 4, Seventeen Club 3, 4, President 4, Sports Coun- cil, Vice-President. RANDIE DeCOUDRES-Seventeen Club 3, Who's Who 3, Government Club 4. LARRY DENNIS-Football 3, 4, V Club 3, 4. FANN DEWAR-Tri-Hi-Y 1, 2, 3, 4, Glee Club 3, 4, Librarian 4, Choraliers 4, Guidance Of- fice 2, Office Staff 3, 4, Dra- matic Club 3, 4, Seventeen Club 3. PAUL DRISCOLL LEE FALK-Track l, 25 Dramafic Club Play 25 DE Club 4. Mrs. Harris explains one of The new concepts of algebra fo her fifth period senior algebra class. 1, A JANE FLYTHE-Office Staff 1, 2, 3, 45 DCT 4, Secre1'ary5 FBLA 4. 'PATRICIA FUTCH-DE Club 4. DONNELLE GANAS ,NANCY GARVIN-FHA 25 Glee Club 25 Tri-Hi-Y 25 Band 3, 4, MaioreHe5 Beauty Contest 4, lst Runner-up5 DCT 4, Sweet- heart. MlKE GILES-Hi-Y 2, 3, 45 Presi- dent 45 Key Club 45 Senior Class Treasurer. ANN GRACEY-Entered from Marianna, Texas, 35 School Newspaper 25 Homeroom Chair- man. RUSTY GRIFFIN-Entered from Riverside M. A, 35 Football 45 Key Club 45 V Club 4. TOMMY HADDOCK-Spanish Club 4. SHARQN HARP-Glee Club 25 DE Club 3, 4. Senivrs em' Sahara! in Many Way I JERRY HARRIS-DE 3, 4. BUNKY HENRY-Football l, 2, 3 4, Basketball 'l, 2, Golf i, 2, 3 4, Key Club 3, 4, President 4 V Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Who's Who i, 2, 3. JACK HERNDON-DC 3, DCT 3. JOSEPHl HOLLAND-Entered from Albany, Ga., 2, DCT 1, 2. KAY HOLLAND-Entered from Al- bany, Ga., 2, FTA 2, 3, 4, Sports Council 3. JENNIFER HOWSE-Senior Play 4, French Club 4, OUTLOOK, Crea- tive Writing Editor 4. JEANIE HOYLE-Dramatic Club 2, Seventeen Club 3, OUTLOOK 3, 4, Feature Editor and Ad Manager 4, Homecoming Repre- sentative 4, Top Ten in Beauty Contest 4, Senior Play 4. PEGGY ANN HUGHES-FHA l, 2, FTA 3. ELVA GRAY JOHNSON-Basket ball l, 2, Glee Club 3, 4, Presi- dent 4, Beta Club 3, 4, Chora- liers 3, 4, Librarian 4. TOMMY JOHNSON-Baseball l, 2, 3, 4, Basketball 3, 4, Key Club 4, Hi-Y Club 4, V Club 'l, 2, 3, 4. BOBBY KIDD-Hi-Y 4, Government Club 4, Dramatic Club 4. EVA LQADROW-DE 4, Historian, Tennis Club i, 2, Sports Council 2, 3. LYNDA LEE-Racquette Club 1, 2, Varsity Tennis 1, 2. LOUISE LIGHTSEY-DCT 3, A, Treas- urer 4. BUTCH LUKE-V Club l, 2, 3, 47 Key Club 4, Junior Varsity Basketball lp Football 1, 2, 3, 4, Captain 45 Golf 'l, 2. RUBY LUKE-Seventeen Club 3, Glee Club 4. SUSAN MCCRARY-FHA 1, FTA 2, 3, 4, Secretary-Treasurer 4, OUTLOOK 3, 4, News Editor 4, Seventeen Club 3, Band 1, 2, 3, 4, Senior Class Play. SHlRl.EY,NlCDONALD-DE 3, 4, Vice- President 4, Sweetheart 4. PAULA McKEE-DE 4. JUDY MCMULLIN-Entered from Leesburg, Fla., 35 Spanish Club 1, 2, Prom Representative 1, FHA 'Ig Pep Club 27 Glee Club 3, DE 4, Sweetheart 4. CHARLES MASSEY-Track I, 3, 4, Baseball 2, V Club 4, Basketball I. Fann Dewar, of the Gamma Tri-Hi-Y, decorates the Christmas tree in the hall. II3 Agnes Conoly and Jennifer Howse try to chin themselves on the low bar at P. E. class. CHERYL METTS-Tri- Hi-Y l, Government Club 3, 4, French Club 3, Senior Play 4, FHA 2. JO ANNE MEYER- Journalism 3, OUT- LOOK 4, Feature Edi- TOY. 5' JOE MOSS-Hi-Y 4, Government Club 4, Dramitic.Club 4, Board of Education 4. GARY NICHOLS-Senior Play'4. BILL NUNN-Band 'l, 2, 3, 4, Camera Club l, 2, French Club 3, Science Club 2, OUTLOOK 3, 4, Editorial Editor 4, Government Club 4, Key Club 4. l BECKY ODOM-Tri-Hi-Y 3, 4, Publicity Chairman 4, OUTLOOK 3, 4, Managing Editor 4, FHA 4, Projects Chairman 4, FTA 3, Senior Play, Seventeen Club 3, Glee Club 3. GRETCHEN ORTLIEB JQOBERT OWENSfBand l, 2, 3, 4, Booster Club l, 2, 3, Basketball 2, Drama Club 4, Senior Play. IAI4 NICK MILLER-DE Club 3, 4, Tennis. GARY NllNCHEW-Football l, 2, 3, 4, Basketball l, 2, 3, Mana- ger 3, Track 'l, 2, Key Club 3, 4, V Club 1, 2, 3, 4. SKlPPER MIXSON-At McCallie, Chattanooga, Swimming Team 2, 3, Glee Club 2, 3, French Club 3, 4. n Seuirfrs Sei Swmplf fa llndfrclassmem VERBA PARHAM-Entered from Al- bany, Ga,, 4, Tri-Hi-Y l, 2, 3, Intra- mural Spo-rts 2, 3, 4, Science Club 2, Art Club 3, FTA 4. ELAINE PITTS-Tri-Hi-Y 2, 3, 4, sec- retary 3, President 4, Youth As- sembly Delegate 3, 4, Glee Club 2, 3, 4, Vice-President 4, Choraliers 2, 3, 4, Publicity Chairman 4, All State Chorus 4, SANDSPUR 4, Jun- ior Class Editor. ARTIE PLOWDEN--Baseball 1, DCT 3, 4, Vice-President 4, Hi-Y 4. KAY POTTS-Tri-Hi-Y 1, 2, 3, 4, Treasurer 3, Seventeen Club 3, 4, Chaplain 4, Guidance Office 4, Beta Club 4, Sports Club 1. KAY POWELL-Government Club 3, 4, OUTLOOK 3, 4, Editor in Chief 4, Seventeen Club 3, Student Mayor 4.' SKIPPER PREWITTE-Football 4, Key Club I, V Club 3. PRICE-DE 4, Parliamen- tarian. EVLLZABETH , PRITCHARD ,JONES -DE 3, 4, Parliamentarian 3, Secretary 4, First Place Job ln- terview Contest 4. SHERRY RICHARDS-Band I, 2, 3, 4, Maiorette 4, President 4, Top Ten Beauty Contest 3, 4, Senior Class Play 4. MARILYN RYKARD-Glee Club 1, 2, Beta Club 2, DE 3, 4, Treasurer, Student of Year 3, 4, State Student of Year 4. RONNIE RYKARD-Track 3, 4, V Club 3, 4. -A LEILA SMITH-Band i, 2, 3, 4, Secretary-Librarian 4, FHA 2, 3, 4, Treas- urer 2, Vice-President 3, President 4, FTA 2, 3, 4, Vice-President 4, OUT- LOOK 3, 4, Editorial Editor 4, Sports Club T, SHARON SMITH-Tri-Hi-Y l, 2, Government Club 3, 4, Chaplain 3, Sec- retary 4, French Club 3, Seventeen Club 3, Homecoming 3, 4, Queen 4, Beauty Contest, top-ten 3, SANDSPUR 4, Club Editor, Office Staff 4, Senior Play, Board of Education 4, Who's Who 3. BILL SPlLLERSfentered from Milton High, Latin Club T, Jr. Honor Society 3, Hi-Y 4. QQ.'?l.Nf.C5,ERAJilNfBand if 2, 3, 4, Maiorette 2, 3, 4, Drama Club 2, French Club 2, 3, Proi- ects Chrm. 3, Miss VHS 3. -l3.UDDY,..,iIEE.bli-NQN-DCT Af BaTs'e'Eall 4. MIKE SANDERS-NEDT Award 2, 3, Football 2, 3, Basketball 2, Govern- ment Club 4, V-Club 4. SAUNDRA SAPP-Tri-Hi-Y l, 2, 3, 4, Seventeen Club l, 2, 3, Sports Club l, 2, 3. SUZANNE SAUNDERS-Glee Club 2, 3, 4, Accompanist 3, 4, Choraliers 3, 4, Treasurer 3, President 4, Gov- ernment Club 3, 4, Vice-President 4, Spanish Club 4, Secretary, OUTLOOK 4, Business Manager, Beta Club 4. l CRAY SHEARlN-Chess Club T. CARA JO SIKES-Government Club 2, Seventeen Club 3, Sports Club l, Guidance Office 3, Dramatic Club l, 2, Who's Who 2, 3, Cheerleader 3, 4, OUTLOOK 3, Tri-Hi-Y l. ALVIE STEELE-Basketball l, 2, 3, 4, Co-Captain 2, 3, 4, Golf 3, 4, Track 2, Class Secretary l, 3, Student Council T, 3, 4, Treasurer 4, Key Club 2, 3, 4, Vice-President 4, Beta Club 2, 3, Secretary 2, Hi-Y 3, Vice- President 3, V Club 2, 3, 4, SANDSPUR 4, Sports Editor. MARlANNE STUMP-Tri-Hi-Y 1, 2, Glee Club 3, 4, Secretary-Treasurer 4, Choraliers 3, 4, Librarian 4, Seventeen Club 3, 4, Representative 4, Government Club 4, Guidance Office 3, Office Staff 4. ELLEN TAYLOR-Entered from Southport High, Indianapolis, 4, Tri-Hi-Y 4, FTA 4. DAVID TERRELL-DE 4, OUTLOOK 3, 4, Ad Manager 4. JAKE TlLUVlAN-Baseball l, 2, 37 Football 2, DAVID TINDALL-Football 1, 2, 3, 4, v Club 1, 2, 3, 4. JIMMY TOMLlNfDCT 4, FFA 3, Section Representative 3, Baseball 2. SANDRA TURNER-DE 3, 4. WAYNE TYSON-Football ly Track l7'DE 3, Key Club 2, 3, 4. PETE S!fi':1,l'!Ql?N-Ffenfl' Club 3, 4, Vice-President 3, President 45 SAND- SPUR 4, Assistant Editor, Tennis 35 Senior Class Play, Wl'1o's Who l, 2, 3, City Council 4. QERRY, lTedl YARNAD0- Football l, 2, 3, 47 Bas- ketball l, 2, Track 3, 45 Key Club 3, 47 V Club 2, 3, 4. Bruce Bennett steals forty winks at football camp. II7 r Senivrs Pa ficiv le in 8cl1wl,4cfi1fif2s , I MIKE WATSON-Student Coun- cil 2, 3, 4, Treasurer 3, 4, Class Treasurer 1, Secretary 2, President 3, Secretary 4, Key Club 2, 3, 4, Secretary 4, Bas- ketball 2, 3, 4, Homecoming Representative l, 2, 3, 4. CHARLENE WAYNE-DE 3, 4, Seventeen Club 3. LEO WELLS-Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4, Golf 3, 4, Key Club 3, 4, Student Council 4, Class Presi- dent 4, Homecoming King 4, Who's Who 1, 2, 3. EARL WILLIS-Track i, 3, 4, Hi-Y 4. BETH WADE-FHA 2, DCT 3, 4. ANGELA WALL-Entered from Hazlehurst Tri HiY 1 2 Vice President i Latin Club T, President, Beta Club 2 3 4 Vice President 3 President 4 French Club 3, 4, Treasurer 4, Band l 2 3 Star Student 4 SANDSPUR 4, Senior Class Editor, 3rd Place Elks Scholarship Contest State BILL WILSON-Track I, 3, Hi-Y 4, SANDSPUR 4, Sophomore Class Editor, V Club 4, OUT- LOOK, Reporter 4, Senior Class Play, Winner Civitan Essay Con- test 4. x.. Mike Watson and Leo Wells check and count votes for class officers. JOYCE WINSER-DE 3, 4, Glee Club 2, FHA 3, 4-H Club 1, Tri-Hi-Y 3. 4 "ik gk-" Ip. ELAINE ALLIGOOD ANNIE LOU BABKER BILLY CAMPBELL WAYNE DANIELS TIM FARR m GENE GRENEKER BONNIE GAYE I-IALToM MARIA IcoMERo TlLLlE YOW-Trl-Hi-Y 2, 3, 4, Befa Club 47 SANDSPUR 4, Art Editor, French Club 4. NOT PICTURED: BILL WISENBAKER-Hi-Y l, Chaplain, Beta Club 2, 3, 4, Publicity Chair man 4, Key Club 2, 3, 4: V Club 2, 3, 4, Student Council 3, Chaplain Class Vice-President l, 35 Baskeiball 1, 2, 3, 4, Chaplain 4. LILLIAN WOOD-DE l, 2. MARY McKl NNEY VIRGINIA WRIGHT-SANDSPUR 4, Editor, FTA 2, 4, Seventeen Club 3, 4: Tri-Hi-Y 3, 4, Guidance Of- fice 3, 4, Student Board of Edu- cation 3, OUTLOOK 3, NEDT Award l, 2, UDC Essay 3. ' PATRICIA YEOMANS-DE Club 4. HELEN YOUNG-DE 4. f JEANNETTE MOQBE MAYNARD 9 BRYAN PRICE MAE ROWELL PAT RYKARD DOUGLAS SHELTON DONALD STARLING I59EQL1EImv GARY WASMER II9 I lA- M, L., I. L- A ' 'I Q, X Seuivrs 61117 r Uzrvugh 511155 y 4 fa-7 il f'L.. lffeter Van Horn and Sally Coleman re-enact a typical kindergarten quarrel. ,4",,,-vz, An hour long chapel program and a picnic at Twin Lakes highlighted Senior Day. For this one day superlative seniors and ordinary seniors cast aside dignity tor fun and trolic. At the chapel program, class members presented the proph- ecy, history, and last will and testament. They also annuonced the senior Who's Who and Superlatives. After the program, sen- iors formed a motorcade and traveled to Twin Lakes. .Leila Smith, Gerrie Amon, Earl Willis, Cara Jo Sikes, and Wayne Tyson read the class history. Leo Wells, the class president, pre- serits a sterling silver bowl to Mrs. William Wisenbaker as an expression of gratitude to her for directing the senior play. "' Zzculfy ,Names Superlafimst Each year the faculty chooses ten seniors who are outstanding in their class. Qualities considered are person- ality, relations with other students and faculty members, participation in clubs and activities, leadership, and academic GAIL BAZEMORE achievement. VHS's Superlatives were photo graphed this year in a superlative set ting, the home of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Mederer. KAY POWELL I , in 'Y' v . r 5, ,gy Q sn -Q MARILYN RYKARD SHARON SMITH SUZANNE SAUNDERS ALVIE STEELE ANGELA WALL fo 2- .- .. I, I BILL WISENBAKER I I E I I P f f.f,"'I ,,,, MIKE WATSON ag LLYLL , J ik. VIRGINIA WRIGHT I23 Annual l6'rzr1r1ueL Dam' Klimruf Zferzr. Friday, April 27, marked a high point in the '61-'62 school year-the Senior Banquet and the Jun- ior-Senior dance. Seniors started the evening with their banquet. Profits from the class play helped defray the cost ot the steak. Highlighting the program was the speech given by Nl. E. Thompson, a Valdosta businessman and tormer educator. Later that evening the seniors were the guests ot the iuniors at the dance held at the Country Club. Masks and baloons helped to carry out the theme "Junkanoo." l2:3O brought to a close one ot the most festive Junior-Senior dances in the history ot VHS. Seniors and their dates enioy their steak dinners. Mr. Thompson speaks on opportunities avail- able in Valdosta. l24 around the ballroom. Mrs. Googe actively supervised preparations for the dance. Lynn Shelton and her date, Dan Mobley, are given their party Mixer and Diane Bazemore. Forgetting their dignity, members of the iunior and senior classes bunny-hop Mrs. Oliver Googe, iunior class sponsor, enjoys a dance with her husband. masks by Jane :J judge flfsrhardf Addresses Graduating Judge Homer EberhardT, longTime member of The CiTy Board oT EducaTion, reminded The seniors of l962 ThaT They musT go beyond The average To keep sTep vviTh The scope of modern developmenTs. GraduaTing seniors chose Judge EberhardT Tor Their commencemenT speaker. They chose The Reverend John McGowan, pasTor of The l-lahira MeThodisT Church and graduaTe of ValdosTa High School, as The baccalaureaTe speaker. ln keeping vviTh a longsTanding cusTom, The graduaTion exercises vvere held under The lighTs of Cleveland Field. VVhiTe-roped seniors enTered single Tile from eiTher end of The sTadium and converged on The graduaTion siTe. ev 'fag ws V V Qs: ,, .ima S pw ' T .T euivrs Diplomas in hand, The new graduates lefT The field aT an ever increasing pace. AT The gaTes They bursT inTo TriurnphanT yells. Then, for rnosT of Them, IT was on To The dance aT The counTry club where They were enTerTained by Their parenTs. Judge EberhardT says, "Average is as near The boTTom as iT is To The Top." , f T Q2 P' ffl Below, Alvie Steele, l Reverend McGowan speaks on rounded physical mental, and spiritual growth. Right Lynne Dillllascio salutatorian l , , , we comes friends and r l t' f ' ' ea lves 0 the graduating seniors, va edictorian, says farewell to VHS on behalf of his classmates, Principal Bridges, above, and Superintendent Nunn, right, present diplomas to their their sons, Bud Bridges and Bill Nunn. .. Graduafivu Dance 514415 Zfmr 5 Acfzvifie Y J 0 One of the chaperons, Mrs. Friddle, dances the tw ist with Dick Bender Leila Smith and Elva Gray Johnson, with their dates, wait for the music to begin. 1 is ,K Peter Van Horn, Gar Elaine Pitts stand in I' Q i Y i y Minchew, Mike Watson, and ine at the refreshment table. l29 jun 271' 6111 5 0fHcer President-MARK HOLLOWAY Vice-President-BEVERLY GUNTER Secretary-DARLENE SMITH Treasurer-CHARLES BARKER Larry Adams Ellen Adair Judy Babcock Charles Barker Eddie Bentley Flaw Beauty Cfwzfe I Jeannette Boafwrighr James Bolen Donald Allen Bill Alfman LO'-llse BalleY Merle Barber Sirois Barker Dick Bender 5l'1a'f0n Bishop Bobbie Ellen Blanchard Butch Boswell Jack Brldges Jimmy Brooks Corley Brown June Brown juniors Heel Dc' erm! lmpv fa ce Dale Browning Sybil Burdick Ann Burgess Roy Cannon Ann Carroll Neel Chadwick Laurice Chitwood Russell Clark Warren Clayton Ray Coats Vanne Coleman Wally Colson Maureen Conlon Tommy Coppeclge Bradley Courtenay Jane Crabtree Kay Croft Steve Dasher Catherine Daugherty Harry Davis Ginny Davis Lucille Dawson in ew 16015 nz llpperclassmm Drum major, Harry Davis, puts on his march- ing shoes for early morning practice, Jimmy DeCesare Don DeLoaeh Billy Dennis Diane Dugger Mike Fletcher Henry Forrest, Jr. Dale Geer Gail Geer Sammy Dutton Dale Ev6r1S Hunter Fuller Joan Futrell Haskell Godfrey Theresa Gotchey Betty Grawl Donna Greer Marilyn Harris Larry Hart Eulouise Hamill Lynda Faye Hancock Henry Harnage Gail Griffin Beverly Gunter Frank Haddock Bo Hall ll. .Si ffisfrfry Keeps Danny Hendley David Henry Mark Holloway Bill Holt Billy Hollzclaw Johnny Horfon Paf Huff Kathy Hunion Mary Ann Hutchens Linda Jackson Lee Jennings Cathy Johansen Darlene Johnson Marsha Jolley Marie Joyce Sandra Kessler Dianne Knight Perry Knight Susie LaGarde jun hrs ,gli y l l Mr. Wooten and Mrs. Googe help iuniors, Larry Adams and Judy Babcock, build scenery for the Beauty Contest. Annette Kelly Sandy LaMontagne Diana Lang Billy Lindstrom Dell Maine Walter Kendrick Harolcl Landey Maywood Lawrence David Luke Roger Martin I35 Lgrolylmmiw Qml, ,Mc Bncle., Carmen McCalman Beth McCrary Joe McDonald Sally Mclnfyre Susan Miles Dan Mobley Bill Myddlefo Beth Odom Dan Odom eCharles Oliver Christie Patterson ASl'WleY Pavlk 'Q Denim? OdOm Bill Parramore Amelia Paulk WBYUG Pearson 9 if I U1 ' 5' ' if Gail Prysi Joy Ratigan Stanley Reaves Diane Quattlebaum Merol Ray Cheryl Pelfrey Marie Phillips , lfaye Pitts Jean Portier Jimmy Robinson adds another kind of exercise to his foot- ball training. l37 junwrs Sam' Faye Shiver Giles Smith Billy Smith Rick Thomas E 41 ,Neoplzyfe JOe Vdll0TOf1 Barbara Wagner Sandra Walizer ln iournalism, Sandra Kessler prepares a bulletin board to show various kinds of feature stories. Kiffy Th,-ash Bill Tichelaar John Wall Gary Wasmer Butch Wiggins KFIY Wllllf0I'Cl Bobby Young T0mmY YOUHQ Brenda Underwood Bobby Weldon Lindsay Wisenbaker Walter Zant L NOT PICTURED: John Barcolow Mary Brannen Alvin Clarkston Barbara Crosby Jerry Crosby Katherine Ellis Clayton Faglie Ellen Geiger Billy Golden Donnie Gray Larry Grooms John Hall Gary Hess Patricia Holmes Bobby Kilgore Russell McAllister Jean Mayer Sherman Moore Cheryl Parrish Cynthia Phelps Pat Prine Raymonda Ray Billy Royle Linda Starling lirank Wetherington Jack Wilson l39 at NWI' Y. ,,,,.11 X, -anna .-nifmav at if f at .5 as J judges Zfick 50,0 Zen Left to righ1, FIRST ROW: Marianne Stump and Betty Graul. SECOND ROW: Sharon Bishop, Barbara Talley, Jeannie Hoyle, and Sherry Richards. THIRD ROW: Nancy Garvin, Diane Quaitlebaum, and Linda Doig. Twenty-five senior and twenty-five junior girls, selected by their class- mates, competed in the beauty contest, held in February. The girls were displayed against a class- ical background with or- gan music by Eddie Pike setting the mood. A toe dance by Bonnie Gerlock and solos by Jane Meeks entertained the audience during the program. After the winners were announced, officers of the iunior class presented tro- phies to Miss VHS and to the second and third place winners-the b e a u t y queens of Valdosta for l96'l-62. Backstage, Nancy Smith, Beverly Gun- ter, Leila Smith, Toni Siegrist, and Genie Rogero anxiously wait the time for their entrances. The new Miss VHS, Diane Quattlebaum, poses with the first runner-up, Miss Nancy Garvin, and the second runner-up, Miss Linda Doig. Below, Diane poses beside a statue of Venus, goddess of beauty. This statue, which was borrowed from Valdosta State College, was used in the setting. Svphvmvre 611155 0fHccrs President-BOBBY STEELE Vice-President-LIBBA WINSTON Secretary-ANN BENNETT Treasurer-SHELIA McCOY Charles Adkins Joan Anderson Sharon Ashley Suzanne Ball Fred Baugh 16' Zflogy Offer Hhallengc in Sophamarc Students gy 'if ' -.ggsq x X-EE s 5 ' "in 3 J A ll I, L 'D 3 QU' '-. ' 4- X.: :' X 'V' ' xl Q xr' A -A C I 0.1 '31, Lla11cy.Br4ss Sandra Belofe Ann Bennett Jo-Ann Bennett Dorothy Bland Richard Bland Charlene Brady Bunny Bridges Ronnie Briones Marvin Broomberg Bruce Buie Charles Burns Michael Cain Lila Carlo Beverly Carrer Carolyn Carter Joyce Catoe Gale Chadwick Bill Pruerte engages in a lively discussion during one of ihe bands foo1 ball Trips. Lequirfa Chaney Nancy Clark liranky Coan John Coleman Al Coody Jimmy Coody Anita Courson Mary Ann Coufinho Frank Crane Cara Cummings Fain Dampier Imogene Daniels Peggy Robert De Loach De Cesare Tommy Ellis Rhody Edwards Susanne Evans 'Frances Fender Nancy Gambill Patsy Garvin Bobby Dasher Perry Dasher Qelores Bob Diehl Dickenson . Ken Evans Davey 'EELS Many Svphamores Play in Hand ljlormaflythe Dona Frazier Patti Futch Bonnie Gerlock Beverly Betty Lynn Gleason Godwin Tommy Donna Davis Davenport Kent Edwards Ginna Drurnheller Charles Guess Roger Davis Maxine Wilson is thoroughly engrossed in her studies. vp mares Arc Sfudivus . . . Eugene Gunter Alwyn Hamill Brenda Hankinson Bob Hansen Kathryn Hansen Max Harrell Carol Harris Lavon Harris Jone Hennly Patsy Henry Herbert Hiers Ralph Hiers Anita Courson is contrastingly lost in the world of thought. X X ' f f ci 'E ZW B- ff X , 5 tt Q. U ,limi Ulvugluful Marie Hill Trudy Hinshaw :Justin Holland Lewis Holtiendorff Starr Howell Molly Huckaloy Randy Hunter Roy Huntgn Robert Hutton Mike Ireland aphvmores Auf kzpafc' junio lfmr Dean Nichols, Bonnie Gerlock, Gale Chadwick, Starr Howell, sophomore girls who tried out for a 1962-1963 cheerleader Shelia McCoy, Brenda Hatcher, Margaret Patterson, Ginna position. Bonnie Gerlock, Starr Howell, Caroll Harris and Sara Drumheller, and Laura Resh are among the twenty-five Smith were successful. l Lua Susie James Becky Johnson Lois Johnson Wilbur Johnson Gerald Joiner Marie Joyce Charles Keene Linda Kieth Pat Kirby Sibbie Kirby Barbara Knoll Joan Kohler Marsha Lackey Hashell Lane Andy Larsen Gail Lashley Judy Lawson Plank Lee Marcia Lee Janet Lehman James Linberger Evelyn Lofton Marian Luke Michael Luke Wesley Luke Pat Massey Earle Mathis Betty McClenny Sheila McCoy Lynn Mclntosh Sandy McKinnon Kenny McLeod Carol McMichen Mike Merry Berry Middlebrooks Patsy Middlebrooks Roger Milam Donna Miller Patsy Miller Ted Minnick Sherry Mollohan Melvin Monin Ronnie Moon Tommy Morgan Robert Murphy Cynthia Newham Dean Nichols Penny Nichols Karen Nicholsen Dee Nickels Jimmie Norton Foy Norwood Sarah Parker Elaine Parrish Margaret Patterson Buck Paulsen Darrell Pearce Terry Penn Jay Perryman Anna Elizabeth Phillips Charles Phillips Mary Frank Powell Harriet Price Ray Price Marion Priest Lougene Prine Judy Prysi Don Reames Glenn Register Lewis Register Laura Resch Delinda Sanders Edward Scriven Larry Scruggs Mary Sessions Nancy Simon Vernon Sinclair Michael Slack Daniel Smith Linda Smith Sara Smith Barbara Southall Margaret Speed Mark Speiler Ann Spurlock Ellen Squires Carolyn Stallings Bobby Steele NOT PICTURED: Glynda Collins Joan Connell Benny Ellington LaVonne Fulghum Rusty Hatcher Edward Hopkins louie Hutt Jim Lasseter Bill Pruette David Stola Paul Swinney Helen Willis Emery Wilson Carolyn Tumlinson Jimmy Tyson Mike Tyson Susan Wade Penny Wagner Ann Walker Buddyrwalker Di Anne Walker Marilyn Walker John Warm Glyndia Wells Kay Wesoloski Pat Whitten Johnny Wilhite Tommy Wilkes Hiram Wilkinson Tony Williams Maxine Wilson Libba Winston Mary Wolinski Barclay Woodward Cathy Woodward Jerrilou Wright Gary Zeigler Claudette Foster Carol Steinberg Mell Stephenson Joan Stewart Sandy Stewart Gene Strom Shirley Stump Jimmy Sutton Kay Talley Bobby Taylor Marlene Taylor Lynn Thomas Sally Tillman Susan Todd Billy Touchton Faye Towns Sta Ivey 9101 Ke yn at June Sikes, Beverly Googe, Lynda Marco, and Lynn Caudle spoon feed breakfast ' 4 xnl, - ,. - f J - ' All 1 Iia. 2 - cereal to the unfortunate Jimmy Rigsby, Jack Martin, Robert Bryon, and Larry V I I ' V f 1 x x X 4 W x .gs 6 ns- ev -- Raleigh Elliot demonstrates his ability to "walk like a girl." Right: Riley Howard, Buck Davis, Ansel Clark, Johnny Heirs, Tommy Slack, and Butch Burgstein compete for the honor of winning the exciting potato race. I52 5. 55 Q i 55 S :E if ii .Qs S! i 911 lzrmzu Ma I1 More new faces than ever before, three hundred and sixty in fact, were seen around VHS this September. They belong to the members of the freshman class, the largest class in the history of the school. Shortly after the beginning of school, these newcomers were given the custom- ary Freshman March welcome. As usual, Freshman March, a proi- ect of the Student Council, was held in the gymnasium, and its date was not given out in advance. The freshmen crawled onto the gymnasium floor through a tunnel of sheets and chairs. Then, to the amusement of the upperclassmen, a num- ber of them were singled out to engage in such activities as pogo-stick racing, hula dancing, and potato pushing. When the ceremonies were over, the freshmen could reflect that now they would be forced to accept no more in- dignities as new arrivals, and that next year they themselves would be superior upperclassmen. Greg Jordan stumbles forward to win the sack race, closely following him are Roy Lassiter and Carol Sherwood. Benita Thomas "hops" her way to victory in the pogo-stick race. O I53 i greslzman Ofjcers Guide large 611155 T BETTY PO I54 Secrefa ry LARRY HARRELL V P d T PHYLLIS GILES P d 1 TAD COLEMAN CN 1 P 1 dy Raymond Allen Virginia Anderson David Andrews lll Cindy Armstrong Ed Arnold Page Ashcom Ann Baker Jo Ann Bailey Mark Bergeron Kay Barker Sammy Barker Tommy Barr Diann Bazemore Mike Bass Shirley Beasley Joann Beck Julia Becton Harris Beddingtield Linda Beggs Douglas Bellesheim Vickie Bennett Linda Blank Clyo Blanton Donna Blanton Lynn Blanton Linda Blaze Phillip Bonner Beverly Boswell Betty Boyette Billy Bray Teresa Briggs Lynda Briones Thomas Brooks Betsy Brown Robert Bryan Wade Buckholtz Larry Buchwald Susan Bullock Barbara Burch Jeanie Byrd Bruce Carter Jimmy Carter Pam Carter Bill Castleberry Bobbie Catoe Lyn Caudle Bob Chapman Dorothy Cheek Mike Childree Wayne Childree Ansel Clark Walter Clary Billy Clem-mons Judy Cochran Je-rry Colle-man Tad Coleman Russell Copeland Marianne Cousart Alec Cousart Terry Cowart greshmm 6011 Zlifh Science Kenny Crago Joe Crane Randy Crane Fay Crews Faye Cribb Danny Crosby Derryl Crosby Ronnie Daniels Ray Davidson Jerry Dasher Buck Davis Joey Davis Sue Davis Douglas Del.oach Lynclial DeLoach Katherine Dennis Toni DiMascio Larry Dollar Thomas Dove Sue Dykes Jenny Ellis Terry Evans Gene Fender Ann Ferguson Jim Fielding Gloria Rose Findley Taffy Frazier Jack Fuller Darell Gaskins Phillis Giles Emil Girardin Terry Godwin Robert Goff Ann Golden Donna Goldstein Beverly Googe Donna Gordon Larry Green Nancy Grier Are They lizards or grass snakes? Billy Joseph ponders This queslion as he waits for The morning bell Mary Joyce Eanes Roger Eason Peggy A. Elliot Raleigh Elliot Ronnie Hasty Brenda Hatcher Bill Henry Marsha Guess Cecilia Haddock Raymond Hall Sue Hallman James Halter Larry Harrell Doris Harrelson John Harrington Larry Hafrington Ted Harris Van Hastings Carol Hasty Barry Henry Johnny Henry Janice Herrington John Heirs Treina Hightower Greg Holder Kay Hooker Harry Hopkins Riley Howard Leonard LeFiles rides his homemade bicycle to school frequently. Jolene Hughes Sandra Hutchens Linda Irby Patsy Jackson Rose Jackson Albert Jeffery Beth Johnson Larry Jones Greg Jordan Billy Joseph Ab-e Kalil Dianne Keith ?resl1mc14 Dzsplay fugcnuzfy Edith Kendall Barbara Kendrick Freddy Kilgore Marsha King Susan Kirby Robbie Knighton Kay Koch Pam LaHood Susan LaMontagne Roy Lasseter John Lassiter Catherine Lazarus Charles Lawrence Leonard LeFiles Charles Leonard Judy Lewis Barbara Loeb Allen Longstreet Linda Lovett Vivian Lyles Doris McCollum Barbara McDonald Rita McDonald Mac McGill Evon McLaurin Albert McLeod Robert McLeod Mike McMillan Lynn Mangum Linda Marco Jack Martin Carolyn Marshall Peggy Masterson Jessie Mayne Jerry Meadows Martha Merrill Linda 'Meyer Barbara Middlebrooks Wyn Miller Jane Mixer Ruth Patrick Mary Payne Charleen Peacock Charlotte Pearce Josephine Pendleton Maria Petrantis Debbie Phelps Gwen Phillips Bill Miziu Arthur Mock Ben Mooney Junior Morgan Wayne Morris Stuart Mullis Bruce Murphine Russell Murphy Beverly. Nelson Sandra NeSmith Marshall New Richard Niiem Bobby Nichol: John Nichols Robert Nolan Marlin Noles Faye O'Quinn Bob O'Leary Joe Owens Becky Parker Sue Davis holds the bottle while Tommy Tillman polishes his shoes on a band trip. gresnrncn Strengthen l6'nnd Jimmy Rigsby Phil Roberts Patsy Rowe ohnny Pitcock David Rykard Judy Saunders Jeanie Scala Jo Ann Portier Jennifer Schroer Terry Schultz Rebecca Scott Roger Rampley Larry Sheffield Davy Shelton Lynn Shelton Barbara Reaves Dave Richards Henry Sherman Carroll Sherwood June Sikes Lorraine Silcox Steve Sinclair Mary-Jo Sirmons Tommy Slack Mary Lou Slover Bud Smith Joy Smith Randy Smith Larry Spell 5"resl1mc14 Add Zesf in WT Gwen Waldron Dennis Waldron Barbara Walker David Walker lie A 5,9549 X 2 5 Elmore Thrash Tommy Tillman Donnie Tinsley Shelby Tomlinson Gail Turner Kathy Tuttle VJ! Jackie Spicer Scott Spratlin Larry Stalvey Sharon Stalvey Terrie Stansbury Susan Stark William Starling Warren Stevens Bob Stephenson David Stewart Bruce Stockman Robert Stokes Sue Strobo Gloria Suggs Dean Talbott Nancy Talto-n Libby Tanner Benita Thomas Portia Thomas Sandra Thomas Tad Coleman, president of the freshman class enloys Fresh man March with Gerrie Amon the girl he Chose the cutest girl in the senior class." Later in the year Tad moved to Ohio with his family. William Walker Billy Wallace Marcia Walter Dale Wasmer Becky Watson Jerome Watson Ronnie Wayne Ken Webb Joan Weldon Kenyon Wells Elaine Wheeler Betty Wiggins Mike Wiggins Carolyn Wilburn Dean Wilhite Eloise Wilkinson Atmwtnstaii Yvonne Williams NOT PICTURED: Donald Carter Joyce Colson Bobby Cooper Retha Joy Ellis Belinda Evans Heinry Halter Doris Elizabeth Johnson Gregory Kelchner Janice McBride Jerry James McCall Susan Massey Charles Miller Haywood Moore Gwendolyn Joyce Morgan Patricia Nicholson Gene Odom Jerry Peek Louie Radney Janice Ray Johnny Schmidt John Robert Sessions Thomas Shelton Sue Smith Alfred Spencer Maxwell Stalvey Tommy Stephenson Gene Strom Dannie Carroll Tinsley Bobby Willis Robert Wilson Alec Wisenbaker Fran Woodward Ann Yorkston Travis Youmans Wayne Young Al Zipperer Janice Anderson Butch Burgsteiner Randy Crawford Marie Doyle ww fi' W" Y QW! 3 164 Z4 If ' v


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