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Senior Supplement Goldsboro Hi News THE NEWSPAPER OF THE STUDENT ASSOCIATION VOL XIV No. 8 GOLDSBORO, N. C, MAY 30, 1941 50 CENTS A YEAR SENIORS OF ’41 WRITE 'FINIS’ TO GHS CAREER By Lillian Jenkins Chapter One It was September 13, 1937, when 251 awed little Freshmen descended on GHS, They were members of the largest Fresh man Class in the history of the school. In order that they might start in a style typical of this illustrious group, they elected Betty Michaux their presi dent; Ernest Crone, vice president; Hor- tense Liles, secretary; Bobby Hejrward, treasurer; and Bobbie Helms, cheerlead er. Andrew Smith, Annie Mae Christen- bury, and Billy Brown nominated the candidates, while Billy Charlton served as election judge, and Eunice Highsmith and Mary Eleanor Taylor were registrars. Later on in the year, Kirby Hart and Lillian Jenkins were elected parliamen tarian and historian respectively. The late Mrs. W. P. Middleton was the adviser to the class. When the SA Council was elected, the future seniors of '41 were well represent ed by Sally Sanborn, Betty Michaux, Prince Nufer, John Roberts, Lessie Mal lard, and Dolores West the first term, and by Sally, Prince, Dolores, Lessie, John, and Hilda Longest the second term. On the standing committees were Pat Fordham, Athletic; John Roberts, Cafeteria; Earl Layton, Assembly; and Hilda Longest and Wiley Smith, Social. The Freshmen were also represented at the Parent-Teacher-Student Associa tion by Elizabeth Royall, Lillian Jenkins, Eleanor Watkins, and Elizabeth Hawley. Throughout their high school career, the Freshmen were destined to be asso ciated with dramatics, publicity, and spectacular projects. It all began when the Latin 1 class presented Julius Caesar. However, it was produced with modern costumes and setting. Then again, the general science classes presented three scenes of American life, each depicting the progress of science. Naturally the class could not continue without colors, a motto, and song. The class from then on. was known by its colors, red and white; its motto, “United we stand, divided we fall;” and a song, “ ’41 Forever,” composed by a committee consisting of Elizabeth Royall, chairman; Shirley Lancaster, Lessie Mallard, Earl Layton, Edwin Lee, and Bobbie Helms. Sports naturally occupied a prominent position in the lives of the newest mem bers of the school. Bobby Hesrward, Charlie Weathers, and Ernest Crone were GHS on the swimming team, while Russell Singleton, Brinkley Taylor, and Derwood Bizzell were on the junior football team and received letters in the spring. Amer ica’s favorite game, baseball, called Billy Wynn, Brinkley Taylor, Russell Single ton, J. C. Rose, and Clyde King as candi dates. Clyde was made manager. Then spring football arrived. Derwood Bizzell, George Sten|iouse, and Clifton Daniel, Gray Whitford, David Henson, and A. J. Oliver answered the call for candidates. But don’t forget the ^irls. Already the Freshman basketball feam, led by Hortense Liles, had won the inter-class basketball and Betty Michaux, the pr.esi- dent, was presented with the Belk-Tyler Cup. When time for regular basketball competition rolled around Hortense, Helen Wooten, Peggy Ballard, and Pat Fordham were there fighting for their Alma Mater. The Junior-Senior Reception is eagerly looked forward to by everyone, but Peggy Ballard, Elizabeth Mayo, Hilda Longest, Betty Michaux, Ann Edgerton, Sally San born, Evelyn Ginn, Susie Gentry, Eliza beth Hawley, Marion Hinkle, Edith Mas- sengill, Lessie Mallard, Betsy Modlin, Gaynell Odom, Hope Pate, Minnie Louise Stith, Olivia Shumate, Lula Mae Van Hoy, Helen Wooten, Virginia Weatherly, and Doris Wilson were able to view the activi ties early because they served as enter tainers and waitresses. The Glee Club and the Band were also a part of numerous Freshmen’s lives. In the Band activity there were Harry Ward and Leonard Edwards. In the band itself were Sherrod Highsmith, Eunice Highsmith, and Harry Ward. The Glee Club had as its members of ’41 Carl Wilson, Helen Rogers, Dorothy Smith, Bobbie Helms, Hope Pate, Gwen dolyn Malpass, Elizabeth Royall, Camilla Lynch, Madeline Gurley, Nellie Howell, Hazel Whitley, Martha Zealey, Shirley Lancaster, and Ellen Lovelace. Susan, Elizabeth, and Hazel went to Greens boro for the Music Festival. So ends the first part of the life of a class which will long be remembered in GHS as a class that took advanta|fe of every opportunity to better itself, both as individuals and as a single unit wcJrk- ing together for the good of the school; Chapter Two Two hundred and four members of the Sophomore Class returned to GHS on September 12, 1938, for another session with books and sports, not to mention a few other important things such as elect ing their officers. Prince Nufer was chosen as class president; Earl Layton, vice president; Betsy Modlin, secretary; Ernest Crone and Sally Sanborn, cheer leaders; Henry Stenhouse, parliamen tarian; and Tom "^ameron, treasurer. Misses Miriam Koch and Naomi Newell were the class advisors. When the SA Council was called to order the first term, there were six sophomore homerooms represented by Tommy Bland, Kirby Hart, Norris Sut ton, Peggy Ballard, Gwendolyn Malpass, and Dolores West. Doris Harris, Tom Dameron, Annie Mae Christenbury, Sam Bass, Albert Handley, and Clifton Daniel were representatives the second term. The Sophomores were also well taken care of by having eleven members of the class serving on eight SA standing com mittees. These were Betty Michaux, Social; Henry Stenhouse, Cafeteria; Ver non Pate, Inspection; Wiley Smith, Eliza beth Hawley, Virginia Weatherly, Assem bly; Ernest Crone, Activity; Andy Smith and Tommy Bland, Board of Elections. When it came to sports, the sophs didn’t wait to be urged to participate. Peggy Ballard, Pearl Lee, Hortense Liles, Helen Rogers, Minnie Stith, and Dolores West tried their hand at basketball. Al though the girls’ swimming team was not part of the high school’s athletic program, it was a large team and its ranks were swollen by Mary Louise Thomson, Betty Michaux, Prince Nufer, Lessie Mallard and Shirley Lancaster. The boys were also represented on the boys’ swimming team. These were Ernest Crone, co-captain, Steve Simmons, Harry Ward, A. J. Oliver, and Earl Layton. Members of the junior football team

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