THE GOLDEN AGE OF JHS ~ 1956 ~ Page II

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JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL PHOTOGRAPHICAL ARCHIVES

In August there was a record enrollment at Jefferson with over 1,000 students registering for classes. The third grade had 113 students, sixth grade ~ 110, eight grade ~ 142, ninth grade ~ 129 and the senior class ~ 55.

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Coach McManus and Coach Davis talk strategy.

Beverly Burch, JoAnne Whitmire, Billie Dean McCain, Captain Janice Waddell, Marie Smith, Treva Glosson, Linda Meade, Junan Davis, Norma Jean Adams, Stevie Blackstock at a Dragon Pep Rally.

JoAnne Whitmire, Beverly Burch, Janice Waddell, Stevie Blackstock, Marie Smith, Treva Glosson and Billie Dean McCain cheering on the Dragons.

First Row ~ Left to Right; T. Taylor, B. Potter, G, Duke, D, Gasaway, G. Johnson, S, Scott, J. Kesler, C. Gilbert, Second Row ~ Left to Right; D. Berryman, F. Gilbert, M. Tolbert, W. Wages, L. Williamson, O. Whitmite, J. Gooch, H. Harris, B. Ricks, a. Logan. Third Row ~ Left to Right; R. Tolbert, J. Parr, C. Williamson, G. Glenn, J. Black, W. Samples, B. Tompkins, W. Finch, W. Stewart, Manager C. Fleeman.

Dragons against rival Commerce.

A memory in beating Commerce.

Dragon Captain Woodrow Stewart.

Sponsors Linda Hale and Helen Dalton are escorted by Captains Webster Samples and Woodrow Stewart during Homecoming halftime ceremony.

Picking up the hardware: Webster samples, Best Defensive Player; Edwin McClure, Most Improved B-Team Player; Woodrow Stewart, Best Blocker, Wayne Wages, Most Valuable Player Award.

Front Row ~ Left to Right; Barbara Eberhart, Junan Davis, Linda Meade, Emma Lou Murphy, Mary Frances McNeal. Second Row ~ Left to Right; Reba Ricks, Doris Skelton, Sarah Ellen Shropshire, Kathleen Whitehead, Marcia Head. Third Row ~ Left to Right; Mary Nell Davis, Martha Langford, Martha Ann Langford, Bobbie Wilson, Doris Garrison and Lilly Murphy.

Reba Ricks goes for a rebound.

Girls Basketball schedule and results.

Front Row ~ Left to Right: Wayne Wages, Bobby Potter, Nat Hancock, Second Row ~ Left to Right; Gary Duke, Billy Ricks, Woodrow Stewart, Lewis Gailey, Johnny Melvin, Jerry Adams and Benny Tompkins.

Lewis Gailey Scores against Winder.

Woodrow Stewart pulls down a loose ball for the Dragons versus Winder.

Captain Wayne Wages.

Boys Basketball schedule and results.

Basketball Sportsmanship Award Winners ~ Reba Ricks and Woodrow Stewart.

Baseball letter winners were; Wendell Finch, Donald garrison, Daniel Gasaway, Dan Hutchins, Bucky Johnson, Howard Langford, Billy Ricks, Webster Samples, Benny Tompkins and Wayne Wages.

Track letter winners were; Captain Jerry Edwards, Wendell Finch, Dan Hutchins, Bucky Johnson, Howard Langford, Bobby manus, Bobby Potter, Billy Ricks, Woodrow Stewart and Benny Tompkins.