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(Placed on the National Register of Historic Places June 21, 2004)
SCHOOL YEAR 1954-55
During the school year ending with graduation in the spring of 1955....
Mr. Howard Boston was Principal.
The faculty appears in next two pictures taken from the Arrowhead 1955. Two had been on the MCHS staff since the school opened in 1934: Miss Pauline Ogletree and Mr. G.I. Maddox.
From left to right: Mr. Lynn Daniel; Mr. M.D. Jackson; Mr. G.I. Maddox: Mr. H.C. Boston; Mrs. Hoke Campbell; Miss Pauline Ogletree; Mrs. Hill Jones: Mr. C.W. Bradley
From left to right: Mr. W.A. Crump; Mrs. Albert Bruce; Mr. Silas Morgan; Mr. W. G. Dunagan; Mrs. C.W. Bradley; Mr. C.H. Bonner; Mrs. Glenn Howard; Miss Margaret Jackson; and Mr. P.M. Kennedy
School Counselor Miss Pauline Ogletree
Mrs. G.I. Maddox; Mrs. Marvin Jackson; Mrs. Paul Smith; Mrs. Felton Quarles
Mister and Miss Senior: Frank Ross & Mary Hemphill
Most Talented Seniors: Buddy Campbell & Shirley Butler
Most Ambitious Seniors: Johnny Cochran & Walta Lou Richards
Wittiest Seniors: Virginia Dover & James Greeson
Most Athletic Seniors: Jimmie Freeman & Carlton Butler
Most Popular Seniors: Martha Phillips, Joe Turvey and Dovie Tucker
Most Dependable Seniors: Maureen Gibson & Doug Terry with Policeman Marian Queen
Junior Class Officers: Gene Mosteller, June Bunch, Frank Freeman with the Vann House undergoing restoration in the background
Juniors Frank Freeman & Glenda Howard
JUNIOR CLASS FAVORITES
Top Right: Tom Greeson, Shirley Robinson.
Bottom Left: Franklin "Stopper" Smith, Betty Jean Wooten.
Bottom Right: Linda Butler, Junior Long
Middle: Frank Adams & Karen Meier
Left to right front row: Neil Higdon, Leon Brindle, Buddy Gibson, Charles Gibson, Johnny Gowens, Charles Ray Jenkins, Robert Youell, James Ridley. Back row: Willie Fowler, Colvard Park, Kenneth Fraker, Jack Stafford, Jimmy Richards, Henry Dyer, Mr. G.I. Maddox, Gordon Wills, Roy Lee Walls, Marshall Timms, Quinton Smith, Lloyd Robinson
Sophomore Favorites: Top Left: Larry Swanson & Rachel Greeson; Top Right: George Coffey & Augustine Terry; Middle Left: Beecher Hicky & Joyce Harris; Middle Right: Kirk Weyman & Betty Plott; Bottom Left: Bobby Southers & Billy Ann Morrison; Bottom Right: Betty Kilgore. Middle of Picture: Billy Townsend & Martha Ann Middleton.
Top Right: James Brookshire, Jewel Harper, John Freeman
Middle Left: David Butler, Martha Ann Jackson
Middle Right: Hilton Stafford, Katherine Miles
Lower Right: Tommie Wilbanks, James Adams
Middle: Tommy Patterson & Juanita Hayes
Dickie Collins, Mike Ballew, Virginia Wattenbarger, Robert Goble, Brenda Gibson and Joyce Harris.
BOYS BASKETBALL 1955
Left to right front row: James Adams (Manager), Tom Greeson, Frank Adams, Doug Terry, Jean Mosteller, Russel Weams (Manager). Back row: Billy Townsend, Edward Hall, Frank Ross, W.G. Scott, Gene Hannah, Bobby Scott, Raymond Walls, Bobby Southers, C.W. Bradley (Coach) (Team had a 12-8 record for the year.)
GIRLS BASKETBALL 1955
Left to right kneeling: Martha Ann Messer, Wanda Walls, Mary Gray, Betty Mailot. First row standing: Betty Jean Wooten, Eraline Ridley, Juanita Maddron, Glen Alice Arthur, Pearl Wilbanks, Jane Elrod, Coach W.A. Crump, Agnes Ogles, Syble Poteet, Rachel Greeson, Emelda Dunston, Billie Ann Morrison, Jimmy Freeman. Second row standing: Sarah Vest, Dovie Tucker, Markay Henry, Bertie Millsap. (Team won 15, lost 8.)
FOOTBALL TEAM 1955
Left to right seated: Billy Miller, Jerry Barker, Charles Atkins, Butch Pellom, Charles Kilgore, Billy Decker, I. A. Sanford, Ralph Rhodes, James Adams (Manager). Second row: Coach "Red" Bonner, Eugene Tudor, Hilton Stafford, Buddy Smith, Tom Greeson, Bob Elrod, Kirk Wyman, Robert Mosteller, Jackie Wilburn, Emmett Hogan, Macky Holcomb, Novis Davis, Frank Adams, Harvey Blassingame. Third row: Gene Hannah, Gus Swanson, Billy Townsend, Vernon Turner, Tommy Maddox, Joe Turvey, Edward Hall, Frank Ross, Jerry Ingle, James Turner, Larry Swanson, James Adams, Ray Lents, Hilton Headrick, Coach Paul Kennedy. (Team won 6, lost 3, tied 1.)
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