THE GOLDEN AGE OF JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL 1951
For the first time Jefferson High School completed 12 grades. The football team went 9 - 0 - 1 during the regular season and saw their coach fired as a reward for his efforts. The Curtis Segars era at Jefferson High School came to an end as he picked up his sheepskin and moved on.
Graduates for 1951 were;
Henry Allen, Betty Beatty, Harry Bryan, Jane Duke, James Faulkner, Charles Finch, Billy Finch, Quillion Garrison, Joe Glosson, L. G. Jackson, Powell Legg, Mary Massey, Billy Nash, Howard Nix, Garnet Parks, Peggy Payne, Virginia Payne, Carlisle May, Joan Redd, Bobby Sailors, Mildred Whitmire, Jimmy Vandiver, Mildred Whitmire and Clozelle Wright.
Eleventh graders that had stayed in school to complete a twelfth year were; Joyce Canup, Billy Crenshaw, Sara F. Doster, Joan Foster, Martha Jean Freeman, Gilbert Weir, Bobby Loggins, Jeanelle Adams, Martha Wilbanks, Nell Tolbert, Donald White, Martha Jean Fite, H. O. Parks, Billy Legg, Lavern Sanders, Mary Parr, Betty Garrison, Clara Maddox, Curtis Segars, Claudius Thurmond, and Angie Brumbalow.
In the May 17 Jackson Herald ~ It was announced that Coach John Davis - The head football coach and athletic director at Rome High school would assume the same duties at JHS. Davis would also serve as the city Athletic Director paid by Jefferson Mills.
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