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The year was Nineteen Hundred and Fifty Six when we first undertook the task of becoming Freshmen. Thirty six in number, we took everything in the least of worry. We had joys and sorrows of our own without worrying about the rest of the high school. Our sponsor was Mr. Ben Wethington, loved by all. He was a happy carefree teacher who didn ' t like to study or stay indoors, so none of us argued or put up any resistance. We also had a very athletic class. We had two boys to make the varsity basketball team, Roy Jones and Jerry Smith. We also had some good baseball players, Jimmy Harrell, Andy Mewbom, Douglas Kearney. Finally our greenhand year came to an end and we were about to take another step in life. Now we were Sophomores and a little more grown up. Our number had decreased by six. Six friends were out of school to take on life alone. We also gained two new members. Our sponsor this year was Mrs. Jane Anthony, a fine teacher and a sweet person. Under her motherly guidance we undertook to making money for our many needs. We did several different things to obtain that " scarcity " money. We sold candy, had sweetsales, and a few others. This year was one of our most prosperous years. Two years had passed now and once again it was time to take another broad step in our school life. " Juniors, " how good that word sounded. We were no longer underdogs but we were next to being big dogs. The year began with Mrs. Ernestine Godfrey as our homeroom teacher. This year had the promise of being our big year. We had to plan for our semi-annual Junior-Senior Banquet and this began right away. We appointed committee after committee, and we all worked triumphantly to get together our Banquet. The theme of our Banquet was " Evening in Paris. " We had an excellent reception and everyone seemed to be well pleased. We also had our Junior supper and our play. Both were very successful, especially our play, " Aaron Slick From Pumpkin Crick. " Our cast seemed to be very talented, espe- cially Pat Harrell. This year was one of the happiest of our career. We enjoyed working and struggling to make things successful. At last we approached the Senior door staring life squarely in the face. Now the moment had finally come; we were a bit uncertain, but there was little time for that after we had plunged into the first few days of school. There the year was like a panorama passing before our eyes. There was our Annual Staff suffering vigorously to get our annual published. James Humphrey our president, presided over our meetings. Mrs. Rosalind P. Britt, our sweet homeroom teacher, guided us with the utmost care, and never led us astray. She never gave us too little of her time, and we do thank her. Times of happiness, times of disappointment; faces happy as only youth can be. We are pulling the curtain on our high school years, holding in our hearts bright dreams for the future. WILLIAM GERALD SMITH Historian
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e« t c All cAround JESSIE ANDREW MEWBORN MARILENE MEWBORN Whether it ' s at the piano or kitchen stove or speechmaking in the classroom, Marilene is equally at ease. Andy ' s cooperation and good personality won him the title. JAMES STUART HUMPHREY MARILENE MEWBORN All through school Marilene and James had com- mendable character and combined with this fine leadership enabled them to receive this honor.
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I ' . ' rxmi- BILLY RAY JENKINS CONNIE RUTH PARKER There was always more fun than a barrel of mon- keys when Connie and Billy were around. They were always gay, friendly and willing to listen. ROBERT LEE ROBERSON MARILENE MEWBORN Marilene ' s determination to major in Home Eco- nomics never wavered during her high school career, reflecting her constancy of purpose. Robert ' s knowledge always impressed his classmates.
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