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MURRAY COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
(Placed on the National Register of Historic Places June 21, 2004)


SCHOOL YEAR 1946-47
(Waiting for basic information about student body and faculty)



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At the annual carnival Nelloise Arrowood, a Senior, was crowned MISS MURRAY HIGH.

Who's Who in the Senior Class


Prettiest Girl - Polly Brown

Most Handsome Guy - Terry Jones

Most Athletic Girl - Betty Jo Graves

Most Athletic Boy - Ray Sinor

Most Intelligent Girl - Cora Nell Huddleston

Most Intelligent Boy - W. A. Crump

Most Popular Girl - Betty Jo Graves

Most Popular Boy - Ray Sinor

Most Studious Girl - Cora Nell Huddleston

Most Studious Boy - W. A. Crump

Quietest Girl - Betty Leonard

Quietest Boy - Joe Stroup

Best All-round Girl - Margarette Gregory

Best All-round Boy - Glenn Davis

Wittiest Girl - Geneva Roberts & Maurine S. Plott (tie)

Wittiest Boy - Henry Sellers

Most Musical Girl - Nelloise Arrowood

Most Musical Boy - Buddy Coffey

Most Likely to Succeed Girl - Margarette Gregory

Most Likely to Succeed Boy - W. A. Crump

SENIORS SELECTED "STAR DUST" FOR THEIR CLASS SONG.


Senior Class Trip

The day arrived! The day for the senior trip, that is. It was on May 6, 1947, that forth members of the senior class left by chartered bus for a sight-seeing trip of Atlanta, Macon, Savannah, Athens, and points in between. Mrs. Carl Packard, Mrs. Sam Maynard accompanied the class on the trip.

While in Atlanta, the points of interest to all included Georgia Tech, the state Capitol, Grant Park, the Cyclorama, and the airport.

At Jonesboro the group visited the Fair of 1850 which shows the steps of development of the textile industry. This was of especial interest to everyone.

Just before reaching Macon, the travelers saw the beautiful campus of Wesleyan College. They toured parts of Macon and saw the site of Mercer University.

As darkness was falling, Savannah came into view. And there was the ocean right at our very door for Riverside Lodge was chosen as the stopping-place. After everyone was given a chance to become settled, the members divided into groups. Some stayed on the boardwalsk, some saw a movie; and some preferred to stay at the hotel and talk.

The morning tour of Savannah led the sight-seers to visit Johnson Square, Tybee Island, and the historic old lighthouse.

The trip home brought them through Athens where they saw the University of Georgia. In Tate they visited the marble works. And as all good things, the trip came to an end all too soon. It was a very enjoyable trip and will probably recur in everyone's mind as a favorite memory.

(This article was copied from what appears to be a school newspaper without a name, each page has at the top a page number followed by Murray County High School, May 16, 1947. Paper was typeset and contained photographs. It had at least 10 pages, perhaps more (only selected loose pages were submitted to murraycountymuseum.) There were ads on the pages submitted for several businesses: Cohutta Banking Company; Albert Gregory's Garage; The Home Store; Fort Café; Stewart Drug Store; Powell Café; Cohutta Cab Co. ("Call 93"); Gregory & Peeples Ford; Springfield Brothers; Fred Brown & Sons; Chatsworth Cleaners; A.A.A.; Chatsworth Grocery Co. and The Pines Service Station.)

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MURRAY COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL TEAM 1947

From left to right, First Row: Donald Stroup (Manager), Emmett Walls, Robert Vining, Johnny Parrott, Billy Fite, Ray Sinor, Henry Sellers and Coach C.W. Bradley.

Second Row: Billy Presley, Cecil Bradley, Denton Kenner, Harold Welch, and Billy Patterson.

Third Row: Roy Phillips, Hubert Parrott, Ray Scott and Gene Rogers.

Back Row: Vann Tatum, Terry Jones, ____ Carter, Houston Childers, Marvin McCunn, Jackie Keith and Judy Poag.

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MCHS BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM 1946-47

Left to Right, First Row: Robert Vining, Cecil Bradley, Terry Jones, Ray Sinor, Johnny Parrott, Gabby Sellers (Manager), C.W. Bradley (Coach).

Second Row: Alvin Tatum, Clifford Walls, Glenn Davis, Mark Payne, Steve Anderson, Tom Jones.

Third Row: Unknown, Unknown, Bobby Keener, Mark Pyne, Terrell Taylor, Unknown, Roy Phillips, Unknown.

Fourth Row: Jack Keith, Bobby Mosteller, Fred Bedelle, Billy Pritchett, George Hilley, Harry Wilbanks, James Pierce.

Fifth Row: Bill Fite, others unknown.

The Boys Team had 22 wins, 4 losses that year. Captain Ray Sinor was high point man.

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MCHS GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM 1946-47

Front row, left to right: Betty Jo Graves, Ellene Gregory, Jean Hamby, Trilba Walls, Sarah Ann Kelly, Betty Robinson, Coach C.W. Bradley.

Second row: Edna Scott, Hazel Terry, Hazel Moore, Lucille Leonard, Velma Parrott

Third row: Virginia Arthur, Eulene Presley, Jo Ann Anderson, Ruth Ann Ross, unidentified.

Fourth row: Ellowese Winters, Geraldine Sinor, Virginia Owens, unidentified.

High scorers were Hamby, Walls, Graves, and Moore.

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