High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives May 28 1939, Page 27

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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - May 28, 1939, High Point, North Carolina Sunday. May so. Iwo High Inhat Fantt vol Prisk graduation edition a Vage Nin senior class ends successful year276 seniors will a business and editorial staff of the Pointer Arr numb of the Pointer staff both by i Walt a Ami editorial. They Art kit to right. Mavin Walker Dwanda car Lull of or in Meekins hath Kooff oae Thacker Amy i of Holmes Rath Griffith and Mary Holton second Row left to right. Or. Edward h. Wilaon Iii Bonsness adviser Cecil Prince Sara is on be Ray Doris Byerly Elaine Welborne Marjorie pea Gram. I it Orothy Heath. Akers Hutchens and or. Cameron Deans faculty adviser. Several members of the staff were not present when the picture was taken. Photo by Smiths studio by Akers Hiti hens from Junior High school in j 193a tripped 329 a Little Quot boys and girls to take up their duties it a freshmen in the High Point senior High school. After the traditional a a hazing Quot from the lording seniors those i freshmen settled Down to hard work and rapidly achieved recon j Ninon of their ability. Upon the arrival of election time. William King stepped into j office a president with Frank Garrett As vice president and Sara sear Secretary. In Rrell set h j rest and Betty Hunt Murray j were chosen As student Council representatives from the freshman Quot lavs. Several members joined the journalism class and began work on the Pointer. With events moving More smoothly the class moved into its second years work. No Iphi Imi lit Etc i asm at an Early meeting in october. Capable Leader were chosen in Mary Holton president Star Rell Sec or est. Vice president and Kermit Albertson Secretary and treasurer. The Sophomore student Council representatives chosen in the Spring of the freshman year were Kathryn Allen and Roger Taylor. Members of the class were beginning to take part in extracurricular activities As shown in the fact that Kathryn Allen achieved a place on the triangular debating team. J in loft Vear in september of the classes third year a new slate of officers was chosen. Mary Holton and Darrell Sechrest were elect-041 for second terms in their positions As president and Vic president. Respectively. Eloise Rankin took Over the secretarial duties. Jack Sappenfield led the class in yells. Roger Taylor and Kathryn Allen had been chosen to serve again As student Council representatives from the Junior claw. When the Council journeyed Down to Washington. N. C., to attend the annual state student Council Congress a Junior from High Point High school. Roger Taylor was elected president for the succeeding year. 39-�?T39. Tho juniors cooperated with go tends committee in its cleanup Campaign. In the Spring Twenty of the Junior had attended a Scholastic average of 9 4 per cent and were eligible to membership in the High Point chapter of National honorary Beta club. Sii tapped sir juniors were tapped into the National Honor society for being most outstanding. They were Kathryn Allen. Darrell s4n?. James Wilson. Kermit Albertson. Eloise Rankin and Mary Holton. Darrell Sechrest being elected president and Mary Holton Secretary. Eloise Rankin served is treasurer. In april Junior marshalls were elected by the senior class. Roger Taylor betaine chief marshal and Eloise Rankin served As assistant. The remaining marshals were Sara Sears. Darrel Sechrest. Kermit Albertson John Fowler. Akers Hutchens. Anna Lee Ellison. Meredith Jackson. Mary Holton. Grace Mckaugh an. June Parker. Slept in Clark and Kathryn Allen. In an exciting Campaign. Kathryn Allen was elected president of the student body after a vote taken Between her and Aker Hutchens who became vice president. This was the first time s girl had been elected As student body president since 1931. Josephine Deal a elected to nerve with Roger Taylor in his third year As a representative to the student Council. Caroline York. Eloise Rankin and Jack Sappenfield were chosen As member of varsity cheerleaders Sou and senior very soon after the year was in Progress. Josephine Deal was chosen president. Eloise Rankin became vice president and Kermit Albertson took Over the Job As Secretary and treasurer. Caroline York became senior class cheerleader. Then came a time enjoyed by ally the election of senior Mas a Al Semi lilt a a Udai Lin pm ii a re presented and after a third cast it bag of votes Little miss Despina Lucas. Sponsored by Jean Davis j was chosen to Lead the seniors at the commencement exercises. At the fall induction ceremony of the National Honor society five seniors were accredited membership Stephen Clark Aker Hutchens. Jean Davis Betsy Saunders and Josephine Deal. The Beta club bad also elected its officers. Akers Hutchens was chosen president Erline Hof i tin vice president Jean Davis Secretary and Roger Taylor treasurer. An excellent cast was chosen for the pulitzer prize senior play. Roger Taylor co starring with Eloise Rankin was supported by Kathryn Allen Josephine Deal. Hugh Strickland James Wilson George Shelhorse Elizabeth Welborn Caroline York. June Parker. Hoyt Hilton. And Carlton Foster. Miss Maude Burrus capably directed the play Given on May 5 and 6. Debating debating reached a Peak in High Point High school history. Kermit Albertson on the affirmative. And Darrell Sechrest on the negative carried the team through All opposition. Winning both sides of the triangular debate by unanimous votes the teams journeyed first to Wake Forest and then to Chapel Hill the affirmative debating Franklinton in the finals at Chapel Hill to cop the Aycock memorial cup and state championship. The High Point High school paper. The Pointer enjoyed Success during the year with several seniors acting As alternate Edi tors in chief. Aker Hutchens Amy Lorn Holmes. Doris Byerly and Ruth Griffith served in this position. Again in april in its last senior induction ceremony the National Honor society Tappet 15 seniors. They were Serena Moore Riser Amy Lott Holmes Doris Byerly. Shirley Welborne Shirley Silver Virginia Ennis. Myrtle Mowery. Frames Martin Erline Ijo tin. Margaret Skeen. Roger Taylor. Caroline York Violet Glenn. Sara Sears and mar Jori Foster. Akers Hutchens was awarded National Honor society service award for rendering most outstanding and unselfish service during his four years in High school. To help seniors in choosing their life vocation a life adjustment conferee e was held in april with Many seniors taking charge of discussion groups. The conference was Well received. So on june 5, 1939, another Milestone in the lives of 276 Young men and women will be passed when filing across the stage for the last time they receive the precious symbols of education a their diplomas. On this night the history of the senior class of �?T39 will be Quot Bien a the great Barrier reef stretching 1.200 Miles along the coast of Queensland is to be a Nat inn a i Reserve. Senior his has successful year the senior his has just completed a successful and Active year. After several important meetings the his held its annual fall initiation of senior boys taking in approximately fifteen new members. At thanksgiving the his came into prominence by voluntarily helping two needy families Here in High Point. Several of the members also helped by Distri buting boxes made up by other organizations in the school. When Christmas time arrived. The his was prepared to help. After each homeroom had made arrangements to help some worthy family the his again volunteered their services As distributors of the articles. The Spring initiation was carried out in april when some Twenty five Junior boys were in tinted into the club. Or. Sam Smith was faculty advisor for the club. The senior members Are As follows Bob Truesdell president Henry Baker vice president Roger Taylor treasurer. Darrell Sechrest Stephen Lark. John Fowler Richard Hartley John Jones. M. Klimsey Emerson Gray James Wilson Douglas Reid. Brantley hucks Lewis Hayworth Zane Thompson Warren Yow Quot bus Quot Overcash Akers Hutchens. W. A. Davis l. D. Wagner Bill Wagner Thurman Harvey Alvin Boles Floyd Bryant Paul Bryant William King Aud David Cleveland. I give them a gift they la appreciate you re always bound to please if you give a useful gift. want these books stationery leather goods. Fountain pens Jarrette stationery co. Congratulations class of �?T39 our Heartiest Best wishes go to you All for your successful achievement of your goal. Specials for this week Magazine Racks end tables .$1.25 radio tables. .�?��?�.$1.95 Coffee tables. .$2.95 lamp tables , lamps floor lamps. .$4.95 Paramount furniture co. Incorporated 214 e. Washington St. Phone 3102 n. We Renn St. Phone a All notice Call High Point ice amp Coal co Mckinley Davis. Prop. For your ice Coal amp Wood pure ice phone clean Coal get diplomas at commencement

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