Bearden High School - Echo Yearbook (Knoxville, TN)

 - Class of 1949

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Class Poem “SCHOOL IS LIKE A KEY” PEGGY JEAN ESLICK A key of sadness, A key of might; A key of gladness through life's long fight. A key of knowledge, A key of power; A key that unlocks each passing hour. A key often mocked, A key often scorned; A key that will aid lives that are torn. A key of joy. A key to be cherished; A key whose mem'ries from our hearts never perish. A key to the world, A key to the right; A key to reveal the theme of life.

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ALBRO MOTT NEWTON “Hold the fort. I'm coming" Red Bank High, '46: Track Team, '46; Students Voice Staff. ’47. 48. 49; Junior Play, ’48; Hi-Y, ’48. 49: N.C.A. Club. ’49: Echo Staff. '49; Senior Play, ‘49; Basketball, '49: B-Club. '49. GENEVA LOU WILSON "Her reasoning is full of tricks and butterfly suggestions" Rush Strong High. ‘46. 47, 48: Home Economics Club. '46, 47; Jefferson Literary Society, ’46, 47; Sophomore Class Queen, '47; Secretary. Sophomore Class, '47; Softball. '47. 48; Basketball, ‘46, 47, 48; Paper Staff, '47; Cheerleader, '48: Junior Play, '48: Bearden High. '49; Secretary. Senior Class, '49; Y-Teens, '49: Students Voice Staff. '49: Echo Staff. '49; Basketball, '49; B-Club, '49. PEGGY JEAN ESLICK “Mine honor is my life" Jefferson Jr. High. Oak Ridge, ’46: Library Club, '46: Freshman Play, '46; Kingston High, '47, 48; Vice-president. Science Club, '47; F.H.A., '47; Program Chairman, Biology Club. '48; Junior Play, '48; National Beta Club, '48: Bearden High School. '49; Students Voice Staff. '49; Echo Staff, ‘49; Class Poet, '49; Senior Play, '49; Social Committee. Senior Class, '49. ANDREW JACKSON CHADWELL. JR. “Oh, the suffering of a bashful boy" Basketball. '46, 47, 48. 49; 4-H Club. '46, 47. 48, 49: Student Council, '46; Spanish Club, '47; B-Club. '47. 48, 49; Citizenship Award, '47, 48; Hi-Y, '47; 48, 49; Poultry Award, 4-H, '48; Ima Long Nose, '48; Junior Play, '48: Students Voice Staff, '48. 49; Knox County Representative. 4-H Round-up. UT, '48. 4-H State Congress. '49; Senior Play, ‘49; Vice-president, Senior Class, '49; Editor of Echo, '49; N.C.A. Club. BETTY JUNE COFFEY “The age of innocence" Y-Teens. '46. 47. 48. 49; Basketball. '46. 47, 48, 49; Glee Club, '46; Freshman Play, '46; B-Club, '47, 48, 49; Secretary, F.H.A.. '47; May Day Festival, '47, 48; H. B. Club, '47; Junior Play, '48: Secretary, Junior Class, '48: Students Voice Staff, '48, 49; High School Chorus. '48; Junior Favoiite, '48; Echo Staff, '4b; Program Chairman, Y-Teens, '49; Class Will, '49; Operetta, ‘49. ELIZABETH DOWELL “She'll Find a Way" Home Economics Award, '46; Y-Teens. '46, '47, '48. '49: 4-H, '46. '47; Treasurer. F.H.A. Club, '46: Basketball, '46. '47, ’48 49; Freshman Play. '46; Treasurer, Sophomore Class, '47; Students' Council, '47; Students Voice StaL, '47, '48, '49; Speech Arts Play, '47; B-Club, '47, '48. '49; May Day Attendant. '47; Choral Speaking Choir, '47; Social Chairman, Junior Clais, '48; Junior Play, '48: Piogram Chairman, Y-Teens, ’48; Captain, Basketball Team, '48, ’49; Athletic Award, ’48, '49; Asst. Editor, Students Voice, '48; Editor, '49; Pianist for May Day Festival, '48, for Operetta, '49; High School Chorus. '48; Girl State Representative, '48: President. Senior Class, '49; Senior Play, '49; President, Y-Teens, '49; Asst. Editor. Echo, '49. LEONA HAMBY “Rejected several suitors, just to learn” Glee Club, '46: Glee Club Concert, '46; Y-Teens, '46. 47, 48, 49; Treasurer, Y-Teens, '48; Social Chairman, Y-Teens, '49: F.H.A., '46, 47; Music Club. '47: Basketball, '47. 48. 49; B-Club, '47, 48. 49; H. B. Club, '47; Junior Play, 48; Senior Play, '49; Students Voice Staff. '49; Echo Staff. '49; Class Prophet, '49. JAMES EDWARD TIPTON “Never too bold and never afraid” MARTHA JEANNE WRIGHT “Better a bad excuse than none at all”

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CLASS HISTORY ELIZABETH DOWELL Most people consider class histories dry and uninteresting, but this class has made so many records and such progress that the history of it is very interesting. Of this graduating class only three have gone the twelve years to Bearden; these are Jack De-Armond, Leona Hamby, and Bob Towle. They celebrated the entering of the second grade bv going into a new Bearden School, where they were joined by Hugh McSpadden, who skipped the first grade. Martha Wright entered the third grade, followed by Jack Chadwell and Don Adams in the fifth. Sue Ware and Betty Coffy joined the class in the eighth grade. Forty-one green fresnmen entered the high school in ’46. Among the new freshmen students who are graduating were Elizabeth Dowell, A1 Newton, and Agnes Rimmer. For class officers that year the following were chosen: Martha Wright, President; Ted Chambers, Vice-president; Bob Terry, Treasurer; and Mrs. Marie Lowry, Sponsor. The principal was Kenneth A. Reed, who succeeded J. Ben Duff. Not only did the class give a one-act play, nut also a banquet for which the girls did the cooking. The girls were “joiners” as they participated in the Girl Reserves, F.H.A., a glee club, and the basketball squad; the boys seemed to be more studious as only two tried for the basketball squad, none joined clubs, and only one worked on the patrol. The favorites chosen that year were J. D. Cannon and Ralphine Lowry. As sophomores, the class lost twelve members but gained two, both graduating now. These were Don Adams, who spent a year at Central, and Everett Owensby. The officers that year were Jim Tipton, President; Ralphine Lowry, Vice-president; Betty Toole, Secretary; Elizabeth Dowell, Treasurer; and Principal, R. J. Perry, Sponsor. The favorites that year were Ted Chambers and Ralphine Lowry. At the end of the year one member was an award winner. Jack Chadwell for Good Citizenship. That year the boys became "joiners” as they got enough nerve to try the Hi-Y initation. to join the Boy Scouts, Spanish Club, Jitter Club, paper staff, and safety patrol. There seemed to be a fad for working in the office, too (but was that accidental or was there a purpose?!) The next year the class lost nine but gained two, neither of whom are graduating. This made a total of twenty-four Juniors. The officers chosen were: Jack Conley, President; Everett Owensby, Vice-president; Betty Coffey, Secretary; Bob Towle, Treasurer; Elizabeth Dowell. Social Chairman-and Mrs. Nita Faulkner, Advisor. The class favorites were Jim Tipton and Betty Coffey. The class had by now made quite a name. Three received awards, five added to paper staff, and nine out of the present class received letters in basketball. The first three-act play, “Don’t take Mv Penny”, was given in which Betty Coffey had the lead; Don Adams made a hit as a charming girl. Mr. Graham was principal that year. As Seniors the class lost eight but had become so famous that it was joined by Sadie Medley from Knox High, Geneva Wilson from Rush-Strong, and Peggy Eslick who came from Kingston daily. The class chose the following officers: Elizabeth Dowell. President; Jack Chadwell, Vice president; Betty Coffey, Treasurer; Geneva Wilson, Secretary; and Mrs. Marie Lowry, Sponsor. The class had become so generous in bestowing honors that it divided the rest of the class among the social committee, program committee, or as sergeants-at-arms. Almost everyone joined at least one club-clubs had become so numerous. As we Seniors became more matured and better known, we received most of the officers of the paper staff and in the clubs. But as usual, for the senior class the main activities were the publishing of an annual and producing a three-act play, this time, “Faith, Hope, And Flaritv". This is the history of one of the most illustrious of the famous Senior Classes at Bearden. We shall long lx? remembered as a class of hard-working students who have certainly left their mark on their school. HOROSCOPE By AGNES RIMMER NAME NICKNAME PET-SAYING WANTS TO BE WILL BE Don Adams “Adams” Gosh! Reporter Loafer Jack DeArmond “Jackie Boy” Dad-Gumit! Grocery Merchant Soda Jerk Elizabeth Dowell “Liz” Goodv! Medical Missionary Wrestler Jack Chadwell “Hook” Dad-Gum Weather Man Milk Man A1 Newton “Slice" Dad-Burn Architect Papa of 5 Hugh McSpadden “Hughie” Nuts! Photographer Pool-room Operator Everett Owensby “Junie” I Don’t Kno V Coal Miner Artist Bob Towle “Nature Bov” Shoot! Mechanic Actor Sue Ware “Susie” Golly Secretary Gun Moll Dorothy Smith “Dot” Jeepers Saleslady Pro basketball player Sadie Medlev “Polly” Ain’t That Ducky Fashion Illustrator Mrs. Marshall Agnes Rimmer "Skeeter” Heck Stenographer Opera Singer Betty Coffey “Cup” That’s Cockv Phys. Ed. Teacher Bubble Dancer Martha Wright “Shmoe” € ! tll Rich Widow Boot-legger Leona Hamby “Hamby” Holy Cow Telephone Operator Old Maid Geneva Wilson “Neva” Good-night Secretary Hobo Peggy Eslick ••Peg” Oh, Phooy! Psychiatrist Model

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