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Bill Sullivan receives McCallie's highest honor, the
Clifford Barker Grayson Memorial Medal, from Dr. J. P.
McCallie to highlight the fifty-fourth Commencement
Wrestling Captain Pat Smartt along with Abner Oldham
accomplished a feat that no other Southern boys have
ever been able to do, place in the Eastern Wrestling
Championships. Smartt won his weight division and
Oldham placed third.
A dream of many years was at last realized this year
when the indoor swimming pool was completed. In this
picture taken at the dedication services Dr. R. L. Mc-
Callie is speaking. Seated behind him are Dr. J. P. Mc-
Callie, Dr. and Mrs. Goree Nelson, for whose son the pool
is named, Dr. Nelson's great nephew, and various people
connected with building the pool.
The year 1959 will always be remembered for
many things. To the list of major events pie-
tured on these pages there can be added many
more. From registration day up to the very end,
it was a year in which something noteworthy
was constantly happening.
in the fall the cross country squad continued
its domination of the Mid-South and the foot-
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Winter . .
Spring . .
School . .
Snapshots . . .
Advertising . . .
Senior Index . .
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ball team bounced back to upset Darlington and
tie previously unbeaten TMl, A new building
was completed for the junior school and eleven
boys were announced as semifinalists in the
Merit Scholarship tests.
ln the winter one of the most successful sports
seasons in lVlcCallie history was enjoyed, as two
teams won lVlid-South titles. Semester exams
kept everyone busy.
The spring was highlighted by the presenta-
tion ol top awards such as the Casey and Peglar
in addition to the Grayson and Campbell. The
Tornado achieved the highest possible ranking
a newspaper can hold in the state. There were
numerous regimental parades in honor of various
people and to climax everything seniors saw the
truits of their hard work materialize at Com-
Nancy Currey, escorted hy Bob Denton, was crowned the
Sweetheart of McCallie by Dr. Bob McCallie to climax the
annual Sweetheart contest.
Dan Massey became the second McCallie student to win
a Merit scholarship and achieved nationwide publicity
when he was one of forty finalists in the Westinghouse
Science Talent Search.
Bill Sullivan and Mack Armstrong were awarded John
Motley Morehead Scholarships to the University of
North Carolina. The formal presentation of the scholar-
ships was made at Class Day by Dr. Sheppard Jones of
McCallie sponsored a benefit wrestling match in De-
cember for the Kermit Lance Memorial Scholarship
Fund at St. Andrews. Local newspapers referred to the
match as the outstanding event in sportsmanship for
the year. Pictured here during a brief intermission at
the match are Dr. Julian Gunn of St. Andrews, Dr.
R. L. McCallie, McCallie Captain Pat Smartt and the
St. Andrews captain.
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