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To Lead Echo Staff
As a result of the general elec
tions which were held on May 19,
Barbara Burnette will lead the
Echo Staff as Editor-in-Chief
next school year. Barbara is at
present the Alumni editor of the
Other results of the election are
Assistant Editor, Ida Battle:
Staff Reporter, Martha Norwood;
Assistant Staff Reporter, Doretha
Merritt; Business Manager, Allen
Mason; Assistant Business Mana
ger, Wallace Oldham; Secretary,
Druscilla Clarke; Assistant Secre
tary, Deborah Norwood.
Other positions on the staff will
be filled by the persons selected
by the staff and the advisory
committee at the first staff meet
ing next term.
The Junior-Senior Prom
The annual Junior - Senior
Prom, a very colorful and enjoy
able affair, was held April 30,
1954 in the Lincoln High School
The decoration followed the
theme “Stardust in The Garden.”
Beautiful trellises were built over
the entrances. Around the walls
of the cafeteria was rock wall
with pretty flowers growing here
and there. The top was decorated
with a sky with millions of stars
shining down on the garden.
Hanging from the sky were color
ful lanterns. Garden chairs were
placed along tHe rock wall.
Toasts were made by the fol
lowing members of the junior
class: Arnold Harris, Gloria Vick
ers, Martha Norwood, Barbara
Burnette, and Alicia Jones during
intermission. Robert Winston of
the senior class gave a toast of
thanks to the juniors. Mr. Norfley
Whitted, a well known announcer
of W.D.N.C., Durham, N. C. serv
ed as toastmaster of the evening.
Juniors and their guest were in
troduced by the toastmaster.
Class songs were sung by the
junior and senior classes.
The music was furnished by the
Rhapsodians of Greensboro, N. C.,
who proved to be up-to-date mu
The refreshments, were served
by the sophomore class, who
rendered their services very gra
ciously. Souvenirs were also pre
sented by members of the sopho
Pictures were taken by Mr.
Stanback and his assistants of
Durham, N. C.
Thirty-two students are to be
graduated from Lincoln High
School at the thirtieth com
mencement exercises to be held
at Northside School auditorium,
Thursday, June 3rd at eight
o’clock p. m.
The following persons are to
be graduated: Eugene Atwater,
Harvey Burnette, Ralph Bynum,
Joe Caldwell, Louise Carver, Cle-
tus Clark, Ernestine Cole, Venus
Edwards, Catherine Foust, Alyce
Hargraves, Wayman Hargraves,
Annie Jones, Marilyn Lawrence,
Joe Morgan, Rufus Minor, Grade
Nevilles, Margaret Nevilles, Betty
Noel, Elaine Norwood, Loomis
Pendergraph, Ernestine Powell,
James Perry,- Robert Parrish,
Mamie Sanford, Marion Smith,
Ruth Strowd, Prince Taylor,
Robert Winston and Jean Wright,
The Commencement program
will consist of a pageant entitled
“How Shall I Go,” which will
carry out the theme, “Seeking the
Robert Winston will deliver the
Validictorian address and Alyce
Hargraves will deliver the Salu-
May Queen Crowned
During the intermission of the
Annual Spring Ball, held May
12, 1954 in the Lincoln High
School Cafeteria, Ernestine Cole
was Crowned May Queen, by
Robert Winston, President of the
The annual Spring Ball is given
each year by the Student Council.
Refreshments were served by
Miss R. P. Pope and members of
the home economics classes.
By Alicia Jones
Alicia Jones and Alfred Par
rish have been selected to serve
as marshals for the Commence
ment programs. Mr. R. D. Smith
will serve as faculty marshal.