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The Full Moon Vol. 20-^ No. 8 Albemarle High School, Albemarle, N. C. June, 1955 Here and There IN THE LIBRARY one day Bill Beeker was helping Louise Coop er find a book. “What are you reading for your book report?” Louise asked him. “Oh, I’m reading Plato,” came the reply. “Who wrote it?” Louise quip- per. “Walt Disney?” A GROUP OF seniors were re turning from T. I.’s party in Rock ingham when they ran through a red light and were taken to court. After Peck had shelled out $20.00, the judge said to the defendants: “What if you boys had run into a car and killed twelve people?” “Gee,” replied Peck. “I didn’t know there were twelve people in Ellerbe.” COACH WEBB’S SOCIOLOGY class was discussing fur coats. “Aly Khan bought the first chinchilla coat for $180,000 for one of his lady friends,” Coach re marked. “Whew!” popped up Ray Bar ringer. “What is wrong with him?” ^ DONNIE SMITH AND Charles James were discussing dating the other day when Donnie asked, “Who is a good looking girl I can date?” “Why don’t you get your over coat,” came the reply, “and date Judy Scaggs?” LARRY CHANCE WAS kidding Shirley Lowder about her many boy friends. “Shirley,” Larry innocently ask ed, “what does J'-o-h-n spell?” Absent mindedly Shirley an swered, “My name.” TALKING ABOUT commence ment a few weeks ago, Ed Hatley asked, “What is the name of the song they play when the seniors leave the auditorium?” Amorelle answered, “Do you mean the Wedding March or the Midsummer Night’s Dream?” SOMEONE DISCOVERED that Shirley Lowder had two pocket- books one night. When she was asked why, she replied, “Well, I’ve got so much money I need two. I’ve got a nickle in one and a nickle in the other.” WHEN PLANNING FOR the Science Fair, Mr. Hatley was overheard saying, “I don’t see anything wrong with having the Fair on Sunday afternoon. The plant at Badin runs the whole day.” “Yea,” remarked Donnie Smith, “and the lake runs overtime.” MR. PENDERGRAFT MADE the remark that he wished every one would quit talking for a minute. “It was Judy that was making all the noise,” said Ronald Tuck er. “My mouth isn’t open,” Judy de fended herself. “Wonders will never cease, muttered Mr. Pendergraft. EXPLAINING THE VERSE she had just read. Miss Abraham- S0n sd.id “All liars and whoremongers will be in hell.” Gerald Morris looked up startl- ed. “Did you say war mothers?” he asked. “JUDY, WHAT ARE you en tering in Field Day?” asked San dra Burleson. “The 100-yard dash and the boy- girl relay,” was the reply. “Does that mean that you’fe go ing to run?” asked the puzzled Sandra. AMORELLE TUCKER ASKED a senior girl, “Have you seen Goto Honeycutt since he peroxided ms hair?” “What color?” was the brilliant reply. ' • ^ “WHAT DO YOU do in your spare time?” Coach Webb asked Sue Whitley. , “She swims at night over at the city pond,” Larry Chance an swered for her. 107 Seniors Will Receive High School Diplomas Rev. Ben Moore Sunday Speaker Rev. Ben F. Moore, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, will deliver the baccalaureate sermon Sunday night. May 29. One hundred and seven seniors will march to the processional “Largo” by Handel. The invo cation will be by Rev. John S. Jordan; Rev. Boyce Brooks will read the Scripture; and Rev. Dan iel Sapp will pronounce the bene diction. The recessional will be “Follow the Gleam” by Douglas. Mr. Moore will speak on Isaiah’s vision, his subject being “Requirements for Success.” The senior class will sing the songs for the special music. Lyke And Hatley Leave Albemarle Mrs. Mazel Lyke and Mr. Spen cer Hatley will leave Albemarle High School at the end of this year. Mrs. Lyke, who has been teach ing biology here for six years, will go to Charlotte, having accepted a position with the Nature Mu seum there. Mr. Hatley, band di rector here for eight years, will leave for Florence, S. C., to op erate a music store. As the sponsor for the Student Council, Mrs. Lyke contributed time and effort to the betterment of the school through the Stu dent Council. Some of the larger contributions were managing the concession stand at the football games, editing and revising the school constitution, sending dele gates to district and state conven tions, and going with Bobby Peck to the National Convention in St. Paul last summer. Also on the list of things done by Mrs. Lyke is the fact that she has had four Academy of Science winners out of the six years she has been here. In the fall of 1953 the Student Council was host to the State Student Council here in Albemarle, and Bobby Peck elect ed vice president of the N.C.S.C.C. Mr. Hatley, starting eight years ago to build up the band and baqd interest in Albemarle, succeeded this year in securing a superior at the District Band Contest held in Salisbury. Half-time shows and parades were the hallmark of Mr. Hatley’s work with the band. The band has gone to the Carou sel Parade in Charlotte 'and to numerous clinics under the guid ance of Mr. Hatley. FRANCES LITAKER . . . Valedictorian JOAN RENGER . . Salutatorian DR. I. G. GREER Commencement Speaker REV. BEN F. MOORE . . Baccalaureate Sermon Groups Elect New Officers Recently the clubs and classes of AHS elected officers for the coming years. Officers of the senior class are as follows: president, Luther Kim- ery; vice president, Edshay Brun son; secretary, Iris Hunsucker; treasurer, Jo Stallings; class ad visor, Miss Caughman. Heading the junior class are: president, David Grigg; vice presi dent, Diane Tucker; secretary, Janice Westerlund; treasurer, Robert L. Smith; and class ad visor, Miss Lillian Misenheimer. Officers of the National Honor Society are as follows: president, Edshay Brunson; vice president, Zalotta Harris; secretary, Johnsie Russell; treasurer, Barbara Holt; scrap book chairman, Susie Culp; (Continued on Page 6, Col. 3) Seniors To Be Wide Spread Next Year Play days will be over for the senior class when June 1st rolls around. All but eleven of the mighty upperclassmen have de cided what their careers will be for the coming years. Colleges are out ahead with thirty-nine graduates attending. Business schools come in second with twenty-five enrolled. You 11 see quite a few familiar faces be hind the counters of stores, seven of the girls, while eight boys are going into the service. Wedding bells are ringing pretty loudly for eleven of the love bug bit seniors. State leads the colleges. Those attending are John McLaughlin, Ed Hatley, Lendell Smith, Gareth Lowder, Donald AlitioiK^, Ned Lowder,, Howard Page and Leroy Swaringen. Lenoir Rhyne has enrolled five true Lutherans: Miriam Davis, Martha Harward, Jane Kirkpat rick, Yoder Whitley, and Frances LitcLker# Three boys have scholarships to the University of North Carolina: Dick Cashwell, Donnie Smith, and Bobby Peck. Also attending Caro lina are Johnny Estridge, Greer, and Joan Renger. The latter two are taking nurses tr3.inin2* Another branch of the Univers ity, W.C.U.N.C., will have Char lotte Pope and Pat Allan. Duke has two seniors on roll, Jolee Morris and Bill Beeker. Duke has set Bill up so he can continue his research. Heading for the mountains, Arce Rose Rich, Elliott Gaddy, and Marvin Clark have polled Mars Hill to be their choice. The old black and gold of Wake Forest will see Steven Sasser and John David Moose around next year. Arnell Doby, Kenneth Sheppard, and Ronald Tucker have decided to stick close to home. They are attending Pfeiffer. Other schools have been chosen by different seniors. Some of them are: Meredith, Judy Scaggs; High Point, Elaine Mills; East Caro lina, Joan Melton and Amorelle Tucker; Appalachian, Myra Efird; Davidson, Charles James; Lees McRae, Roger Saunders; Win gate, Shirley Tindall; Winston- Salem Barber School, Jimmy Cooke; and Charlotte Beauty school, Nancy Burleson, Betty Burris, Patsy Lineberry, and Ivy Mabe. Dorothy Ellis will take airline hostess training; Russell Mauldin, radio training; Clifford Wright, diesel training; and Charles Wright goes to trade school. It appears that the business schools will also be full. Seems like eleven girls and three boys want to be secretaries. Gerry Saunders and Sylvia Rogers will enter Carolina Business School, while Sue Whitley, Lewis James, Gene Coley, Louise Cooper, and Myra Melton will attend King’s in Charlotte. Morgan’s Business School will enroll three AHS girls and one boy. They are Martha Morrow, Loretta Thomas, Gloria Campbell, and Johnny Rummage. Planning to take a business course but undecided about which school are Elizabeth Howard, Patty Mann, and Ann Smith. Several of the girls still prefer the nursing profession. Elaine Lowder and Opal Eudy will go to Charlotte Presbyterian; Helen Morton to Charlotte Memorial; and Polly Tucker to Cabarrus Me morial. Several other states are claim ing students next year. To R.P.I. in Virginia goes Shirley Lowder, and Skipper Gantt to Annapolis, Maryland. Johnsie Baldwin is go ing to work in Washington, D. C., for the Navy Department. Whatever happens in the^future, we know the senior^ of 1955 will always be on top. Dr. I. G. Greer To Deliver Address Tuesday, May 31 One hundred and seven seniors will receive diplomas during the graduation exercises to be held on Tuesday evening. May 31. This year there are fifty-eight girls and forty-nine boys graduat ing, which is not quite so many as graduated last year. Dr. I. G. Greer will deliver the commencement address. Dr. Greer is executive vice president of the North Carolina Business Founda tion, also a former superintendent of the Mills Home Orphanage. Music for the exercises will be given by the senior class under the direction of Mr. Paul B. Fry. John David Moose, son of Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Moose, is president of the class. Other officers are Elliott Gaddy, vice president; Ed ward Hatley* secretary; Yoder Whitley, treasurer. Miss Chicora Caughman is'sponsor of the class. The valedictorian is Frances Litaker and the salutatorian is Joan Renger. Joan made next to the highest grades of her class with Frances having made the highest. Mascots are Marilyn Gantt and Jackie Hinson, who were chosen by the class last fall. Edshay Brunson Heads Marshals As he received the greatest number of votes for commence ment marshal, Edshay Brunson will be chief marshal at the graduation exercises this year. Other students who will serve as marshals are: eleventh grade— Iris Hunsucker, Sybil Efird, Peg gy Furr, Barbara Holt, Zalotta Harris; tenth grade—Glenn Tal bert, Linda Moose, Rona Jane Mauldin, and David Grigg; ninth grade—Pat Starnes, Peggy Smith, and Diane Watkins. All juniors, sophomores, ^ and freshmen who made semester hon or roll competed for the honor. These were chosen by the mem bers of their respective classes. Holt Is Awarded UNO Scholarship Miss Holt, for the third consecu tive year, has been awarded a one hundred dollar scholarship for summer school at U.N.C. Scholarships are awarded each summer to some of the teachers attending school. This year Miss Holt plans to complete her requirements for a Masters of Education degree. By Their Words “This is the best senior class we’ve had this year.”—Mr. Cash- well. “I have to buy a new tube of lipstick almost every week.” — Shirley Lowder. “I’m through with all men ex cept for Daddy and Mr. Hatley.” —Betty Hall. It’s an old football injury.”— Mr. Pendergraft. “Everybody’s bound to have some sense.”—Judy Scaggs. “Every time I hear the Mixed Chorus sing, I feel like my hair is trying to sprout again.”—Mr. Grigg. “I’m afraid I’m going to have to buy a new bathing suit this year. I fell and tore a hole in the knee of my mother’s.”—Judy Scaggs. “Last 1947—well, that’s the on ly 1947 we’ve had.”—Miss Abra- hamsen. “The best years of your life are yet to come.”—Mrs. Fry. “If that was a red light, I’m guilty.”—Charles James. “I don’t mind spending the night in jail as long as they feed us.”— Bobby Peck. i

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