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Volume 62, No. 9
ALBEMARLE HIGH NEWSPAPER
311 Park Ridge Road Albemarle, NC 28001
The Graduating Class of 1997
Row 1: Mika Rogers. Christina Maguylo, Tou. Lo. Nikki UUy. aarlie Uflcr. Ukina liUy. Cresswdl Jcnntfer HoWk Kc. Y^g. D^cr Wa-i-ms. Michael Payne Missy Jones, ^vron Furr. Tr..shia Smie-.
Vang Elsa Lee Gary Her Row 2-Felicia Cox Tetris Litde Kelly Rakes, Desmond Green. Marci Tucker. Josh SeUs.Erm Mauldin, DanusDnver, Allison Hudson, Alex Lowder, Emily Rogers, Kmkme Ewing, Katherine Garrison.
Paul SDrinser Conde Edwards Kcllv Brovles Hope Miller Row 3: aariie Crawley. Susan Rose, Jason Smith, Sommer Thompson, Aja Chandler, Dana Rositano, KeUy Freshcom, Denita Epley, Jennifer Ingram, Becky Page,
J^nnifer3der^h^risS Ba^e Hathcock, Shannon Raffaldt, Danyel Bailey Row 4: Consunce Lindsey, Donald Parrish, Btent WhiUey, Rusty Stoo^, Stephanie Scell, Greg Nahrgang, Tabitha Taylor,
C;i“^SrAdc^ iMTuer Robing KateMab^,StacyCosgn>ve,G^^
Josh Baldwin Hutch Kirkiiatrit* Dee Cole Katie Ellis, Dwayne Ingram, MicheUe Harrison, Adam Strawn, Brandon Bivens St^en Eudy, Ricky Hopkins Row 6: Abbey Kimrey, Mike Btyan, Michelle Sides, Mitch
Uton Ut^yardir, Jen^y Uton, Brett Gibson, James Mon.ce, Bri«i Stoker. Chris Handy, Wesley Bums, Chad Sulhvan, Dan Barringer, Issac Young Row 7: Whit Parker, Jamie Kennedy, David
^>fd, Jeremy Gaike
Edwards, Monroe, Bryan Named
Traditionally, the graduating class is privi
leged enough to have a valedictorian and salu-
tatorian. However, this year the Class of 1997
has two valedictorians, Connie Edwards and
■^ames Monroe, and salutatorian, Mike Bryan.
Connie Edwards is the daughter of Mr. and
^rs. Ken Edwards. Along with being Senior
Class President, Connie is a member of the var
sity cheerleading squad and frequently plays the
piano for her church. She is planning to attend
N.C. State in the fall.
James Monroe is the son of Mr. Jim Monroe
and Mrs. Martha Hanis. James is a member of
the National Honor Society, Quiz Bowl Team,
and is planning to attend UNC at Chapel Hill.
Mike Bryan is the son of Mr. Allan Bryan
and Mrs. Deborah Maltby. Mike is a member of
the tennis team. Quiz Bowl team, and serves on
the student council. He is planning to attend the
University of South Carolina.
Congratulations to Connie, James, and Mike
for a job well done. Good luck in the future!!
James Monro«, Co-Vatedtetorlan
Mike Bryan, Salutatorian
Seniors to Hear Bob Harris
Mr. Bob Harris, the voice of the Duke Blue
Devils,will be the guest speaker at graduation.
Mr. Harris is a 1960 graduate of Albemarle High
School. He attended N.C. State University, but
for twenty-one years he has been broadcasting
Blue Devil football and basketball games. An
award- winning broadcaster, Mr. Harris has been
honored with the N.C. Association of Sports
Broadcasting Award of Merit and the Associated
Press Excellence Award. He has also served as
presidentof the N.C Associaticnof Sports Broad
casters. However, he says his greatest honor is to
speak at Albemarle High School's graduation.
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Bob Harris, Voice of Duke Blue Devils