THE GOLDEN AGE OF JHS ~ 1961 ~ Page III

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The Jefferson High School 1961 Graduating Class was; Noreen Botelho, Barbara Ann Barnett, Clarence Allen Thomas, Richard O’Kelly, Charles Dalton, James Usry, Jimmy Sexton, Mary Evelyn Dowdy, Clarence Simmons, Jr., Brenda Jean Bailey, Betty Sue Gooch, Patricia Anne Strickland, Larry Wood, Betty Parks, Joan Eberhart, Carolyn Waters, Linda Lee Gooch, Neva Fields, Mary Evangeline Martin, Rhonda Sosebee, Thelma Jo webb, Brenda Jo Hardy, Michael Head, Christa Sue Langford, Bobby Jean Gooch, George Douglas Legg, Jerry Middlebrooks, Robert Howington, Robert Franklin, Lois Thorn Love, J. B. Wright, William Richard Langford,, Jr., Joel C. Hardy, Polly Ann Jordan, Alice Gilbert, Brenda Lou Gooch, Sarah Langford, Thomas Franklin Nicholson, Norman Harvis Porter, Thomas Venable, Larry Brooks, Donald Wise, Arthur Herbert Wilson, Lynda Massey, Jane Melvin, Richard Wayne Venable, Arthur Burton Riddle, Luther Frary Elrod, Dennis Wayne Butler, Alice Juanita Standridge, Douglas Tatum, Emory Wilson, Charles Mack Snellings, Cecilia Underwood, Donald Dalton, John Jefferson Davis, Bobby Clark, Jr., Kenneth Smith Bridges, Eddie Jarrett Marlow, Ralph Kinsey, Martha Evelyn Mathis, Barbara Ann Fulcher and Steve Daniel Collins.

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JHS 1960 - 61 Basketball Cheerleaders, L-R, First Row; Judy Whitmire, Linda Massey, Jane Standridge, Lollie Ann Huff. Second Row, L-R; Bonnie Sue Brown, Alice Gilbert, Brenda Hardy.

Sara Frances Ellington, Rhonda Sosebee, Coach Gee and Brenda Samples.

1060-61 Jefferson Dragonettes. Frirst Row, L-R; Polly Jordon, Ellen Hall, Noreen Botelho, Linda Evans, Betty Parks. Second Row, L-R; Susan Ethridge, Brenda Samples, Ann Melvin, Sara Frances Ellington, Rhonda Sosebee. Third Row, L-R; Chris Underwood, manager, Jane Blackstock, Joyce Beatty, Suzanne Moore, Pat Silman, Martha Pinion, Janette Nalley, Judy Whechal, Manager.

Cheerleaders yell for the Dragons!

Betty Parks moves in on defense.

Free throw good!

Brenda Samples ties up the ball.

Boys and Girls Basketball Schedule for 1960 - 61.

Jerry Middlebrooks, Coach Herren and Jeff Davis.

Burt Riddle wins the tip!

1960 - 61 Jefferson Dragons. Front; Manager Mike Cotton. Second Row, L-R; Dan Cagle, Jack Wilson, Ralph Kinsey. back Row, L-R; Jerry Middlebrooks, Douglas Tatum, Jeff Davis, Burton Riddle and Brian Duke.

Brian Duke.

Brian Duke scores two for the Dragons.

Jeff Davis.

Douglas Tatum scores two for the Dragons.

Douglas Tatum.

Don Tompkins.

Larry Brooks.

Jerry Middlebrooks.

Michael Arnold.

Ralph Kinsey.

Burton Riddle.

Burton Riddle.

Larry Benton.

Jeff Davis ~ State Champion in the high and low hurdles and runnerup in the broad jump in 1961.

Don Tompkins.

Roger Jackson.

Girls Tennis Team ~ L-R; Julia Stovall, Betty Parks, Sara Frances Ellington and Brenda Samples.

Ralph Kinsey.

Boys Tennis team ~ L-R; Brian Duke, Jerry Middlebrooks and Larry Brooks.

Cecil Buffington as a freshman pole vaulter for Jefferson High School. First Jefferson pole vaulter to clear 10 feet.