Good Luck to
From the Gate City of the South and the Uirthpiace of O. Henry
Noon, April 7-11
SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, GREENSBORO, N, C,, MARCH 24, 1950
Senior’s High Life Takes First Place
Honor Roll Totals
Over Two Hundred
Tlien Senior class excelled high
est in the total Honor Roll amount.
Although, the Junior Class climbed
one point higher in the Regular
Honor Roll list. Mrs. Blanche Smith
has announced that 12 Sophomores
attained special honor roll, cor
responding to the 14 Juniors and the
21Seniors making it. There were 79
Seniors making regular honor roll;
80 Juniors, and 63 Sophomores.
SPECIAL HONOR ROLL
Room 6—Sid LeBauer, Betty Mc-
Room 100—Anne Day, Ann Ed
wards, Marian Faison, Betty Jo
Kocm 302—Sue Purdom.
Room 804 — Margaret Pearce,
Emma Bell Picliett. Alex Panas.
Room 306—Virginia Harris.
Room 309—Edith Tl'osper.
Room 311—David Bradley, Hope
Room 313—Fred Upchurch, Row
land Wisseman, Elinor Wroun.
Room 315—Jean Ayers, Phyllis
Bell, Nancy Beusen, Barbara Blay
Room 12—^Barbara Hutton, Ellen
Holt. Ruth Hawkins.
Room 14—Jody Wilkinson, Becky
Ward, Betsy Wright.
Room 16—Lyndon Anthony, Bob
Room 24—William Tuttero^v, Jan
Room 201—Marie Sizemore.
Room 202-»-Dawn Coleman.
Room 203 Elaine Leonard.
Room 307—Billy Crow'der.
Room 5—Mary Lee Wells, Anne
Wrenn, Valerio Vow.
Room 7—Steven Leonard.
Room 8—Shelia Harris, Rachel
Hall. Christine Hill.
Room 23—Doris Thompson, Norma
Room 106—Margie Goldman.
Room 206—Marion Osborne.
REGULAR HONOR ROLL
' Room 2—Doris Hill, Ashley Hol
land, Barbara Hollaway, Prank
Hough, Nancy Hudson, Joan Hug
gins, Hilliard Humphrey, Irene
Hutchinson, Lois Johnson, Bonnie
Room 6—Sue King, Martha Lash-
ley. Don McCollum. Elizabeth Mc
Culloch, Pattie McDaniel.
■Room 100 — Dorothy Deckard,
Julia Deskins, Nancy. Lou Foust,
Room 802—Jimmie Schenk, Joann
Scott. Mariam Rahenkamp, Janet
I'rice, Patsy Plunkett.
Room 304—Tom Neal, Ruth Over-
ton, ('lara Jane Pearman, Dick Pat
Room 305—Peggy McEntire, Nan-
ey MeSweeney, Jeanne Martin, Anna
Wyrick, Ida Ruth Nall, Mary
Room 306—Doris Frank, Rebecca
Frozier, Maitland Freed, Craig Gal-
l^'yay. Anzalette Ham, Jo Ann Hen-
Jeanette Hester, Sallie Gray
Hicks, Norma Jean Glass.
Room 309 Mary Blair Smith. Joan
Sprlng.s, Norma Sfewmrt, Betty Tal
bert, Beverly Talley, Rebecca
Room 311—Audrey Brady, Bar-
h.'ira Braxton, Dorothy Buchanan.
Roberta Burgess, Lining Burnett.
Horothy Carter, Mary Catherine
Clymer, John Colsen, Barbara Cor-
Room 313—Jne Van Horn, Jea-
ueen Wells. Carole Williams. Ed-
U’ard Wilson. Mary Ellen Wilson.
Rulph Wilson, Anne Woffard, Bill
*' renn, George Velonis, Dot Vuu-
Room .315—Mary Louise Ahern.
Allred, Gordon Battle, Nancy
(Continued on Page Seven)
Making last minute preparations for the annual D. O.-D. El banquet held last night at the Greensboro
ftlasonic Temple are Dough Osbourne, Georg.e Cranford and George Hayes (standing) and Frank Burton
seated. EVank is master of ceremonies and a member of the planning committee pictured above. The ban
quet attracted 275-300 students, bosses and special guests.
Delegales Leave For
Library Meet Today
Six delegates from Greensboro
Senior High School will attend the
eighth annual convention of the
North Carolina High School Library
Association at Lumberton High
School in Lumberton, N. C. March
24 and 25.
Miss Kalp Speaks
Registration will be held from
12 :00 noon till 3 ;00, March 23. The
first meeting will be held Friday
afternoon at which time. Miss Mar
garet Kalp. Professor of Library
Science at the T’niversity of North
Carolina, will speak to the delega
Banquet and Dance
Friday night. Dr. I. G. Greer, ex
ecutive vice-president of the Busi
ness Foundation of North Carolina
a't Chapel Hill, will speakat a ban
quet ill the Lumberton City School
Cafeteria. A dance in the Lumber-
ton High School Gymnasium will
follow the banquet.
The election of next year's offi
cers will be held Saturday. March
25. The election will be held in the
form of secret ballot with nomina-
Tioiis from the floor.
Delegates from Senior attending
the meeting are: Gill Murphy, Bob
Egbert, Lurlie Routh, Mae Pow'ell,
ilartha Malone, Janet Green, Jim
Patton, and Joe Kirkmpn. Miss
Mildred Herring and Miss Vernell
Gilliam will also attend. -
March 30—D. E.-D. 0. Program.
Api-il 4—Presentation of Stu
dent rouncil candidates.
April 6 — Torchlight Talent
.April 13—Band Conrert.
April 18—Orchestra Program.
April 24—Student Council Con
May 2—Installation of Student
May 9—Choir Program.
May 16—Key Club Program.
May 26—Senior Class Day.
jinle 1—Graduation Exercises.
Got a Quarter, Huh?
Spotlight Is on Torchlight
As Talent Show Develops
Where can you find better entertainment and more talent than
there is to be had at tlie Center or the Carolina, and for the small
sum of one quarter? Why, at the annual Torchlight Talent Show
on Thursday, April 6! Alex Panas is running the show as general
chairman. He has a committee of seven girls, so tlie show should
be good ! Rowland Wissemaii, Billy Crowder, and Carolyn Birgel
are in charge of sale of tickets for seniors, juniors, and sopho
Purpose Stated ^
The purpose of the show, other
than to give everlasting enterain-
ment to the students of Senior High
School, is to raise funds for the
N. H. S. Fundamentally, the money
raised will go to the Torchlight
$100. scholarship given each year to
a Torchlight member. The rest of
the sum will be used to pay for rhe
page in the Whirligi;
and if there's any
“to buy a robe long enough
Much Variety to be Shown
“Vocal and instrumental solo
ists will keep up the standard of
rich entertainment and, if iM)ssible.
make the show more enjoyble than
ever before,” said Miss Sara Mims,
adviser. Prize dramatic gems will
be brought to light through the
efforts of the choir, the dramatics
class, and the Torchlight members.
;Mr Smith's physical education
classes will present a tumbling act.
Also on the agenda is sijectacdlar
outside talent in he form of a for
mer G. H. S. sudent who will be
featured as either “The Voice” or
“The Fa-e.” It seems that both of
these qualifies are so highly devel
oped in him that choice between the
two is difficult! The Felecia Studio
will send dance teams in addition
to whatever local talent might i)e
displayed along that line.
Judges will be Mrs, Blanche
Smith from the faculty and two
P. S. It is understood that stu
dents attending the show will have
to make the supreme sacrifice of
skipping a class. Alas!
Displaying the new Key stone pi’O-
.iecter, which is the newest addihon
for the science department, is Jack
S. Luttrell, faculty member of that
Robert Greeson, Greenslmro
High senior, won the regional
An -ier B. Duke scholarship. Bob
will receive the scholarship,
$750 yearly, for the four-year
term provided lie maintains a
“B” average for his four colle
giate years. The scholarship is
valuel at $3,000. Zack Piephoff,
’48 graduate of (J. H. S., was
the first student from this high
school to win the Duke scholar
ship, The award is based on
scholarship and personality—on
Ten Attend C. S. P. A.;
Greensboro Senior High’s High
Life won a first place rating at
the Columbi'a Scholastic Press Asso
ciation’s 26th annual convention at
Columbia University in New York*
This year makes the 11th consec
utive year that High Life has at
tained a first place rating in this
national contest. The award winners
were announced Thursday, March
High Life competed with student
publications from high schools hav
ing an enrollment of l.OOOl to 1,5CK>.
Approximately 1,300 school newspap
ers from the 48 states and several
foreign countries competed.
Principles Considered In Scoring
The rating points have been estab
lished after a study of what consti
tutes a typical newspaper. Content,
writing, editing, and make-up are
the principle points considered be
fore an official score is given any
publication. The most important
divisions under these four are scope,
timeliness, news, news sports and
feature stories, headlines, copy-
reading and proofreading. High Life
placed between 850-1,000, the score
required for a first place rating.
“Medalist” rank is awarded pub
lications selected from the first-
place group fior outstanding quali
ties ; however, it is accorded to not
more than ten per cent of all the
entries in the class concerned. The
Durham paper, Hi-Rocket, received
a “medalist” rating. High Life has
not been able to fulfill the qualifica
tions for this highest rating because
of the lower grade of paper used
(newsprint rather than English fin
Delegates Attend Sectional Meetings
The ten student delegates from
Greensl)oro, Rosalind Fordham,
Irene Hutchinson, Barbara Whit
tington, Anne Lewis, Jackie Aulbert,
Barbaiia Hutton, Martha McIntosh,
John Utley, Richard Whitteraore
and Rodney Harrelson attended
vorious sectional meetings during
the three-day convention. “Make-
I’p,” “How to Win Friends and In
fluence The Public.” “Advertising
and Promotional Methods,” and
“Headlines Make Or Break A
Paper” were some of the many sec
tional meetings on the agenda. The
delegates attended meetings as indi
viduals rather than in a group in
order to obtain for the staff as com
plete a coverage of the program as
The opening session of the conven
tion was held in McMiilin Theatre
with .Toseph M. Murphy, Director of
the As.sociation as pre.siding officer.
Sam J. T'nderwood, High Life fac
ulty adviser, addressed the conven
tion on Editorial Materials and
Banquet Held at Waldorf-Astoria
The high light of the convention
was the convention luncheon which
climaxed the 1050 CSPA Convention.
The lunchwn -was held Saturday,
March 11 th, in the main ballroom
and adjacent rooms of the Waldorf-
Astoria Hotel. The main speaker
was General Dwight D. Eisenhower
who si>oke on the Atomic-Hydrogen
hom!>s and the present-day youth.
Afterwards, there was the presenta
tion of special awards. Approxi-
matly 3,500 students attended the
Other N. C. Papei*s Scored
The Barker, Burlington High
school attained a third place rating
among schools with 1.001 to 1.500
pupils. Facts and Fun. Thomas-
ville High School and the Leaksville
High School paper, Cub Reporter
took second place ratings in the
class of 301 to 750 division. A sec
ond place rating was given to the
Curryer of Curry High School,