From the Gate City of the South and the Girthpiace of O, Henry
VOLUME XXIX SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, GREENSBORO, N. C.. DECEMBER 19, 1952
61 Students Placed on Special List;
Regular Honor Roll Numbers 322
A total of 322 students of
Greensboro Senior High School
made honor roll for the second
Sixty-one of these students, hav
ing an average of 95 or better,
were placed on the special honor
roll. Of the 261 students remain
ing, 106 are seniors; 90 juniors;
and 65, sophomores.
Room 16 led in the Senior Class
with 16 members on honor roll.
Rooms 3 and 24 tied in the Junior
Class with 12 students each. Miss
Abernethy’s sophomore room 10
led with seven.
Room 313 — Mary Henrie Ar
Room 307 — Lois Duncan, San
dra Dyer, Patsy Eways.
Room. 12 — Gardner Foley, Hugh
Room 21 — Ann Hunter, Rachel
Ingold, Shirley Johannesen, Ruth
Room 6 — Martha Sue Holden.
Room 315 — Joe LeBauer, Joyce
Room 305 — Mary Ruth Mitchell,
Martha Moore, Joan Osborne.
Room 302 — Barbara Prago,
Room 304 — Gary Sheffield.
Room 309 — Barbara Stanford
Room 22 — Sara Walters.
Room 24 — Raoula Bach, Dawn
Barbour, Willie Rae Barricks, Kit
ten Barringer, Betty Bell.
Room 202 — Dorothy Bristow.
Room 16 — Betty Colmer, Ste
Room 204 — Lucinda Holderness.
Room 300 — Jo Len Jamerson,
Barbara Jamieson. Martha Jester.
Room 306 — Marcelline Moss,
Joyce Owen, Norma Mays.
Room 3 — Barbara Sharpe, Nan
cy Jo Smith, Frances Stafford.
Room 103 — LaReeta Stanley,
Room 7 — Bettie Jane Upchurch,
Room 317 — Rachel Allen.
Room 10 — Phyllis Brooks, Lynn
Room 4 — Bob Cowan.
Room 23 — Jeneil Edwards.
Room 14 — Peggy Goodwin.
Room 203 — Michael Hayes,
Susan Hege, Ann Henderson, Eu
Room 8 — Fred Hutton.
Room 100 — Patricia Leary,
Room 301 — Julie Redhead.
Room 206 — Bill Simpson.
Room 102 — Celia Strader.
Room 203 — Paddy Sue Wall.
Room 313 — Carolyn Alston,
Shirley Apple, Bess Bach, Barbara
Barrier, Robert Bell, Nancy Bell,
Bobbie Boggan, Jimmie Armstrong.
Room 311 — Yvonne Bradshaw,
Shirley Brady, Nancy Cooke, Ann
Room 307 — Betty Cox, Glenda
Cox, Gene Craddock, Rusty Crad
dock, Magdalene Crutchfield, Bar
bara Cummings, Chuck Doggett,
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For Honor Students
Goes to Students
Citizenship honor roll for the
second six weeks period has been
announced by Mrs. Blanche Smith.
Representatives of each class se
lected by both students and faculty
are honored each grading period.
Members of the Senior Class: Jim
mie Armstrong, son of Mrs. J. S.
Armstrong of 1907 Madison Ave.;
and Joan Osborne, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Z. T. Osborne of 727 S.
Elam Ave., were selected as best
Junior representatives, Henry
Turner, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Thomas Turner of 1805 St. An
drews Road; and Delsie Butler,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. But
ler, 1305 Fairview Street, received
the honors of best citizen of their
R- B. Arthur, son of Mr. and Mrs.
R- B, Arthur, 4115 Walker Ave.;
and Lynn Boren, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. O. A..Boren of 1809 Madi
son Ave., were selected from the
16 Seniors Appiy
For Duke Awards
Applicants for the annual An
gler B. Duke scholarships, valued
at $750 per academic year, have
Jimmie Armstrong, Joe LeBauer,
Ronnie Locke, Ray Lutz, John
Sauvajot, Robert Eider, Mary
Henrie Arthur, Lois Duncan, Jo
Ann Eberenz, Ann Hunter, Martha
Jordan, Joyce Lee, Virginia Ann
Redhead, Barbara Still, Sara Wal
ters, and Patricia Gregg, all mem
bers of the Senior Class, have made
application for the new awards
made annually to six men and three
women by Duke University.
The State of North Carolina will
be divided into six regions for men
and women; one award will be
made in each of the nine regions.
Candidates will be selected
through a process of testing, eval
uation of records, and personal in
terviews. A local committee In each
region, supplemented by a repre
sentative from the University, will
nominate five candidates who will
visit Duke. One candidate from
each of the nine groups will be se
lected as the winner in his region.
Awards will be made for one
year, renewable from year to year
as long as a scholastic average and
qualities of leadership are main
tained on an exceptional level.
Total value of the recipient who
qualities for the four year period
will be $3,000.
Because of outstanding records
in scholarship, gold and silver
star wearers of the Junior and
Senior classes will be allowed to
exempt one or more examinations
Gold star wearers whd take five
majors may exempt two examina
tions; Barbara Farley, Gardner
Foley, Martha Moore, and Barbara
Stanford will be allowed this priv
Gold or silver star wearers with
four majors may exemfjt one sub
ject. The following silver star
wearers will be entitled to exemp
tions: Ann Carlson, Lois Duncan,
Jo Ann Eberenz, Ann Falk, Ken
neth Ferguson, Joe LeBauer, Mary
Louise May, Tommy Teague, Hugh
Van Landenham, Carolyn Walker,
and Rachel Ingold, seniors; Patsy
Addison, Raoula Bach, Dawn Bar
bour, Kitten Barringer, Betty Bell,
Ralph Bright, Delsie Butler, Betty
Colmer, Stewart Colson, Betty Lou
Cudd, Sandra Farmer, Bob Gamble,
41son Garner, Marietta Henshaw,
Mary Ann Hill, Lucinda Holder
ness, Ann Inman, Martha Jester,
Barbara Jamieson, Mary Ellen
Kaelin, George Makely, Jane Mul-
vey, Harriet Perkins, Forbes Ram
sey, Henrietta Reed, Jean Rob
bins, Barbara Sharpe, Mary Helen
Shelbourne, Nancy Shelton. Nancy
Jo Smith, Frances Stafford, Fran
ces Strother. Doyle Swofford.
Mary Anne Thomas, Bettie Jane
Upchurch, Ann Vaden, Rose Whar
ton, Henry Turner, Alan Tuttle,
Seniors who are gold star wear
ers are as follows: Patsy Eways.
Barbara Farley, Gardner Foley,
Hugh Gerringer, David Heinzman.
Joan Hester. Ann Hunter, Joyce
Lee, Mary Ruth Mitchell. Martha
Moore, Jeanette Oliver, Virginia
Redhead, Sylvia Phillips, John
Sauvajot, Barbara Stanford. De
laine Turner, and Kate Wharton.
Christmas Story Given
In Pageantry and Music
Under the direction of Miss Ida
Belle Moore, Miss Maunida Wales,
and Miss Eula Tuttle, members of
the Senior Class and the choir
presented the Christmas story in
song and pageantry this morning
Billy Hiatt narrated the pageant
traditionally sponsored by the Sen
ior Class; his script was taken en
tirely from the Bible. Virginia Ann
Redhead was organist.
In the colorful, 14-scene pageant
Pat Gregg and David Kersey por
trayed Mary and Joseph; Johnny
Mills appeared as the prophet;
Joan Osborne characterized the
part of Gabriel, the angel.
Included in the large cast of
seniors were John Sauvajot and
Bob Lavietes, scribes. Tommy
Pierce and G. W. Ferguson as
soldiers; Patsy Eways,.. Deanie Ro
land, and Betty Jo Shore, curious
onlookers. Clifton Metz portrayed
the innkeeper of Bethlehem; Bar
bara Still took the part of Eliza
beth with Johnny Mills as Zach-
Shepherds \and Angels
Shepherds were portrayed by
Bill Walke, Charles Summers,
Richard Royal, Joe Phillips, Julian
McDaniel, Larry Ward, and Jerry
Clapp. Appearing as angels were
Carolyn Austin, Nancy Bell, Betty
Banning, Jane Bruce, Nancy Un
derwood, Joanne Hutchinson; Shir
ley Stbckard, Doris Jean Rich'
mond, Margot Hammond, Jackie
Scott, Dorothy Hart, Carol Smith,
Helen Johnson, Ben Nita Black,
and Ann Carlson.
Dan Haley, Eddie Yost, and
Norman Canoy worshipped the
Child in the Manger as Wise Men.
Johnny Essa portrayed Herod;
Jimmy Peebles appeared as his
Clad in red robes members of
the choir opened the program with
“O Come All Ye Faithful.” As the
group sang “O Come, O Come,
Immanuel,” Johnny Mills appear
ed in the first scene depicting the
The Greensboro High School full
concert orchestra, under the di
rection of Mr. J. Kimball Harri
man, appeared in concert for the
first time this year on Tuesday, De
The music played by the orches
tra consisted of popular pieces of
a rather light nature. Such num
bers as the score from the famous
hit “Oklahoma,” by the popular
melody king, Richard Rogers, and
■‘The Cat and the Fiddle” by Je
rome Kern were rendered by the
orchestra. The smash hit “The
King and I,” which is still running
in New York City, was the next
number, a widely known piece
called “The March of the Siamese
Children.” Leroy Anderson was
represented on the program when
the orchestra played his latest hit
of this year “The Blue Tango,”
and “Plink, Plank, Plunk,” the
theme song of the television show,
“I’ve Got a Secret.”
As an additional feature to the
program, Martha Leonard gave a
cello solo, “Bourree” by Squire.
prophecy. In scene two Gabriel
and Mary represented the day of
Annunciation as “The Annunciation
Solo” was offered.
In the scene, “No Room in the
Inn,” students cast as Mary, Jo
seph, the innkeepers and curious
onlookers appeared. Zacharius,
Elizabeth, and Mary, were pre
sented in the visitation scene. Ann
Falk's voice was heard declaring
Mary’s praises to God.
Following the organist’s solo,
“Away in a Manger,” Mary, Joseph,
and small angels appeared in the
nativity scene as the choir sang,
“Sleep, Baby Jesus.”
Angels came before the group
of shepherds as they told of
Christ’s birth in scene six. Adora
tion of the Shepherds was depicted
by Mary, Joseph, shepherds, and
Gabriel while “Silent Night” was
offered by the choir.
To the strains of “The Virgin’s
Slumber Song” the shepherds re
joiced the birth of their Savior
in scene eight. Following a tradi
tional carol, “Joy to the World,”
the Wise Men came to the humble
stable in Bethlehem. During scene
nine the choir presented “As With
Gladness Men of Old.”
. Herod’s fear of the foretold
Christ Child is portrayed by the
King, his slave, soldiers, and
scribes in scene ten. The jealous
ruler gives court to the Wise Men
en route to Bethlehem as the choir
sang “Kings of the East” in the
Star of the East
Kitty Holt was the featured
soloist of “O Holy Night” in the
final scene of the pageant as Mary,
Joseph, the wisemen, and angels
gathered around the foretold Mes
The Christmas Pageant, present
ed annually by the Senior Class,
was the highlight of the pre-holi
day season at school. Miss Moore
and Miss Wales directed the pro
duction with technical assistance
from the stage crew and other fac
Following the glorious star of the
east, the Wise Men made their
way to the manger, as shown in
scene eleven while “Star, O Star”
was played. Paying homage with
fabulous gifts the Wise Men wor
shipped the Child in the succeed
Chosen by D. E. Ciub
Members of the D. E. Club at
G. H. S. have selected their senior
superlatives for this year.
They are as follows: most de
pendable, Bobbie Jean Wray and
Jimmy Clark; most friendly, Barb
ara Cummings and Jimmy Clark;
most courteous, Virginia Williams
and Charles Roberts; most coop
erative, Benny Pickles Brady and
Otis Davis; most likely to succeed,
Bobbie Jean Wray and Bob Gold
berg; best all around, Betsy Walk
er and Jimmy Clark; most talented,
Louise Clark and Otis Davis.
As a season project members of
the club contributed food for a
Club Sponsors Yule Tree
An annual affair is the decorating
of the Christmas tree in the main
hall by members of the Key Club.
Here Bill Greene, Bob Bell, and
Eddie Yost are stringing lights.
For the past few years the Key
Club here at Senior High School
has sponsored the Christmas tree
which annually stands in the main
hall of the main building.
Silver and Blue
The huge silver tree with blue
lights represents effort and hard
work on the part of many Key Club
members. This year members of
the organization journeyed out in
to the surrounding country with
their sharpened axes and felled a
proud beauty after getting the
owner’s permission. Then the tree
was brought back to school, and
the 'Club members stayed up into
the wee hours of the morning
spraying and decorating the tree.
Eddie Yost, Dan Haley, Bob
Jackson, Bill Greene Kelly Man-
ess, and Jimmie Armstrong made
up the club committee in charge
of obtaining and decorating the
Key Club Officers
Officers qf the locally-sponsored
organization are Eddie Yost, presi
dent; G. W. Ferguson, vice-presi
dent; Kelly Maness, secretary; and
Bob Bell, treasurer.