Vol 22 No. 1
Chapel Hill, N. C.
Lincoln Gefs Bus
Lincoln High School’s faculty
and student body conducted a suc
cessful drive to raise money for
the purpose of purchasing a bus
for student activities. The drive
was in the form of a teacher pop
Mrs. M. D. Turner, homeroom
adviser of the 12th grade, was
honored as the most popular
teacher when she reported the
highest amount, $132.00.
Other reports, turned in by
homeroom teachers, were as fol
lows: Mrs. Bell, $117.10; Mrs.
Kornegay, $110.25; Mrs. Smith
and Mr. McDougle, $108.15; Mrs.
Robinson, $107.50; Mrs. Fulford,
$102.05; Mrs. Hicks, $101.00; Mrs.
Barnes, $100.05; Mrs. Frazier,
$91.25 and Mr. Lowery, $47.51.
The teachers without homerooms
reported as follows;’ Mr. J3mith,
$10.00; Mr. Kornegay, $10.00 and
Missr- Pppe.^ $18,00 .^The_,t/itaL4yn Brewer^^s^
. amount^reported was $1,042.86.
' In ?order to make up the dif-
, ference between the amount of
money made in the drive and the
amoimt necessary for* the down
repayment on the bus ($1,500.00) the
Various activities of the school
contributed toward the effort'
^ I The bus, a new 1961, 47 pas-
^’^senger Ford, was purchased from
..the Sanders Motor Comptmy of
^ Raleigh.’'It waS brought to the
school on - October 29 and was
Honor Roll for
First Six Weeks
The following students made an
average of “B+” or above for the
first six weeks period.
7-A—David Alston, Lula Al
ston, Charlie Mae Foster, Barbara
7- B—Douglass Wilson, Faye
8- A—James Atwater; Sandra
Doles, Lucinda Edwards, Jessie
Farrar, Lillian Farrington, Eliza
beth Jones, Helen Jones, Shirley
8- B—Lenny Alston, Harold
Corbett, Markethia Baldwin,
Joyce Minor, Lillie Perry.
9- A—William Farrington, Leo
Leake, Mary Mason, Hilda Pen-
10- A—Malissa Farrington.
10-B Myrna Cuthbertson, Caro-
11- B—tFayel3ttwater^ Katrena
Baldwin, Barbara Burnette, Betsy
Ann Cordal, (^Frances Hargraves,
Alicia Jones, Martha Norwood,
Gwendolyn Snipes, Gloria Vick
ers. • j
12— ;^Robert Winston, Roberta
featured in the Homecoming Pa
rade on October; 30.
i. ; - • ■ ' ^ Faye Atwater
Miss Margaret Nevilles of the
12th Grade was elected Miss
-Hoijjocoaih.g by — the — sluJent
body. Her attendants were De-
lores Walker, Helen Walker,
Loretta Hackney, and Carolyn
The athletic and homecoming
committees set the date for
Homecoming as October 30, 1953.
In the Homecoming game the
Lincoln High School Tigers met
the Jordan-Sellars High School
team of Burlington.
The Homecoming Parade fea
tured floats from the various
business establishments in Chapel
Hill, and the school. The Jordan-
Sellars and Lincoln High School
bands marched in the parade.
The parade began from the
school at 4:30 p. m. and proceeded
via Rosemary and Franklin
Streets and on to the Carrboro
Margaret Nevilles of the Senior
Class was elected Miss Homecom
ing by popular vote. She reigned
as queen throughout the day. The
highlights of the game were the
crowning of Miss Homecoming by
Delores Walker, and the maneu
vers by the Burlington and Lin
coln High Bands.
The climax of the Homecoming
Day was the Annual Homecoming
Dance which was held at the
. ji - Gloria Vickers
Of America News
The N.H.A. club - has made
many plans for the year.
The N.H.A. District Convention
was held this year at Hillsboro,
North Carolina. Several repre
sentatives from our school attend
ed this meeting. Interesting re
ports were given by the repre
sentatives to the group.
The N.H.A. welcomes the
freshman girls into the organiza
Reporter: Gwendolyn Snipes
7-B Elects Officers
Class 7-B is enjoymg the new
school. We have selected our of
ficers for the year 1953-54. They
are as follows: President, Mary
Suit; Vice President, Faye.
Brooks; Secretary, Barbara
Worth; Treasurer, Johnny Pure-
foy; Chairman of Program Com—
r’ittea,- Geraldine Booth;' Chai»=“‘
man of House Committee, Mary
Suit; Chairman of Sick Commit
tee, Cariotta Farrington; Chair
man of Social Committee, Marie
We plan to do many interesting
things this year.
Class Visits Fair
On October 20, the 8-A class
along with the other elementary
classes attended the State Fair.
We were fortunate to have the
opportunity to hear our Governor,
William B. Umstead, deliver the
dedicatory address, opening the
beautiful new Arena, which is
sometimes referred to as the
Several former governors ap
peared on program, including
former Governors Scott and Cher
ry and Sen. Clyde R. Hoey.
Reported by Rosa Sanders
Four Lincoln High School sen
iors—Alyce Hargraves, Ruth,
Strowd, Ernestine Powell, and Er
nestine Cole—will attend the an
nual Debutante’s Ball which will
be sponsored by the Alpha Theta
Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa
Alpha Sorority in Raleigh during
the Thanksgiving weekend.