RANDOLPH HENRY HIGH SCHOOL - 1955

Source:  RHHS Annual - 1955
Submitted By:  Bea Adams King

PRINCIPAL - Mr. Grant O. McGhee  

SUPERINTENDENT - Mr. Robert Willis Bobbitt 

BOARD OF EDUCATION
Mr. R.W. Bobbitt - Superintendent and Clerk | Mr. Judd C. Jackson, Chairman
Mr. Jesse Sublett -  V-Chairman Mrs. Doris Adamson - Secretary
Mr. R.H. Maloney| Mrs. F.X. Barksdale
Mr. R.S. Chamberlayne -  Jr.| Mr. F.L. Hanmer

STAFF
Miss Alice Dew - Supervisor
Mr. Robert Solenberger - Visiting Teacher
Mrs. Grace Cooper - Cafeteria Manager
Mrs. Lucy Garber - Nurse
Mrs. Gene McKinney - Secretary

FACULTY

Raymond Babelay Irene McNair
Marshall Bailey Marjorie Morris
Nancy Bailey Maurice Moseley
Mary Barksdale Doris Paulette
Eleanor Berger Robert Perdue
Leo Garrett Virginia Price
Janie Gilliam Maude Pugh
Joyce Green Burdette Ramsey
Jane Holt Agnes Smith
Doris Knipmeyer Cecile Smith
Cassandra Laird Shirley Stairs
Frances Lawson Leonard Starling
Anne McGhee Herbie Wilhelm

SENIOR CLASS OFFICERS
Mary Ellen Bailey - President
Jimmie Wilson - Vice President
Emily Tucker - Secretary
Bob Moore - Reporter
Carol Harvey - Historian
Sponsors - Eleanor Berger, Frances Lawson

MOTTO
"We can because we think we can."

COLORS
Green and White

FLOWER
Field Day

SENIOR PLANNING BOARD
Mary Ellen Bailey
Hugh Hartness
Carol Harvey
Betty Hughes
Beverley Keiser
Bob Moore
Catherine Ramsey
Emily Tucker
Pattie Weston
Jimmie Wilson
Bill Wilson 

SENIORS

John Henry "Doodley" Anderson, Jr. Joseph Kline "Joe" Jackson, Jr. Ernest Ray "Ray" Hunter
Shirley Anne "Adams" Adams Charlie Tucker "C.T." Jones Harvey Arnold "Harvey" Powell
Mary Ellen "Milly" Bailey James Ray "Ray" Jones Mary Catherine "Shortie" Ramsey
Carrie Lewis "Pug" Baker Herbert Lawson "Herbert" Jordan Emma Jean "Emma" Reynolds
Martha Ann "Tillie" Berkley Beverly Anne "Pootanky" Keiser Mary Christine "Teeny" Roberts
Zola Anne "Zip" Childress Lawrence Franklin "Lawrence" Keller Martha Stokes "Stinks" Robertson
Kesler James "James" Crouch, Jr. Evelyn Virginia "Skip" Layne David Lee "David" Scott
Barbara Anne "Barby" Deaner Roberta Anne "Bertie" Layne Barbara Jean "Barbara" Seymour
Herman "Duff" Duffer David James "Mac" McKinney Mary Jane "Bunny" Smith
Virginia Carter "Tedy" Duffer John Spragins "John" Marshall, Jr. Aubrey "Aubrey" Spence
Helen Marie "Helen" Dunnavant Merle Elain "Merle" Marston Martin Arnold "Twerp" Tharpe
Nancy Carroll "Nan" Elder Shirley Ann "Snooks" Melton Cecil Grey "Cessill" Tharpe
William Rodgers "Billy" Evans Thomas James "Jimmy" Metcalfe E. Cecil "Cecil" Tharpe
Shirley Ann "Shirl" Foster Henry Bert "Ding Dong Daddy" Mitchell, Jr. Mary Rebekah "Becky" Tharpe
Gloria Lee "Glory Be" Gardner Mary Louise "Betty" Moore Ruth Arlene "Ruth" Tharpe
Thomas Leonida "Kitty" Green Robert Douglas "Bob" Moore Mary Edith "E.T." Trent
Dolly Mae "Dolly" Hailey Martha Ann "Ann" Morris Emily Faye "Emily" Tucker
Nellie Louise "Louett" Hall Floyd Arthur "Shortie" Napier Laura Isabell "Izzy" Tucker
Barbara Anne "Pookie" Hamlett Elizabeth Ann "Liz" Nash Mary Ann "Doodle" Weston
Carrie Alma "Carrie" Hamlett Harold Kent "Shorty" Neal Patricia Louise "Pattie" Weston
Shirley Grey "Puddin" Hamlett Lillian Anne "Lion" Newcomb Della Dolores "Dee" Williams
Hugh Swain "Rip" Hartness, Jr. Elizabeth Hodges "Betsy" Nichols James Cary "Jimmie" Willson
Betty Carol "Curley" Harvey Vernia Ann "Ann" Philbeck William Robert "Bill" Wilson, Jr.
Dora Elizabeth "Betty" Hughes Alice Jean "Shorty" Pillow Jonsilee Louvada "Johnnie" Winn
William Vaden "Bill" Chiles - Post Graduate

JUNIOR CLASS OFFICERS
Matt Robertson - President
F.B. Newcomb - Vice-President
Geneva Ayers - Secretary
Sadie Sublett - Treasurer
Barbara Ruth Jones - Reporter
Sponsors - Nancy Bailey, Joyce Green, Shirley Stairs

MOTTO
"To the stars through difficulties."

COLORS
Purple and White

FLOWER
Violet

JUNIORS

Geneva Ayres Billy Hamlet Jessie Rosser
Samuel Bailey Freida Hamlett Marie Rosser
Paul Bartholomew Ida Mae Hamlett Ann Ryan
James Berkley June Grey Holt Albert Scott
Laura Bray Josphine Johns Joe Seamster
Holt Cage Barbara Ann Jones G.C. Sheppard
Eldon Church Barbara Ruth Jones Alton Smith
June Claybrook Frances Jones Emmett Smith
Eddie Grey Collins John Paul Jones Shelby Smith
Malvin Collins Nadine Moore David St. John
Joe Craig Patricia Mundy Melvin St. John
Gerald Dickerson Graham Nelson Sadie Sublett
Howard Dixon F.B. Newcomb Doris Tharpe
Edward Dobbins Nancy Newcomb Jake Tharpe
Ned Edwards Barbara Paulette Jane Tharpe
Mary Bell Elam Mary Pillow Julia Tharpe
Jean Elder Louise Ponton Early Thompson
Joyce Elder Venira Poythress Shirley Thompson
Freda Fannon James S. Pugh Doris Toombs
John L. Fears Wayne Ridgeway Stephen Turner
June Fleshman Margaret Jean Roach Lorna Wade
Shirley Fleshman Philip Roach James Walker
Mercer Garnett Lois Robbins Barbara Wallace
Lana Guill Cary Roberts Ann Walton
John Hailey Matt Robertson Doris Williams
Margaret Hailey Charles Robinette Sue Wilson
Elton Hamlett Grace Robinette

SOPHOMORE CLASS OFFICERS
Harold Griffith - President
Edward Metcalf - Vice-President
Janet Smith - Secretary
Carolyn Tharpe - Treasurer
Margie Coates - Reporter
Sponsors - Virginia W. Price, Robert K. Perdue, Cassandra Laird

MOTTO
"We are building not for fame but for character."

COLORS
Red and White

FLOWER
Red Rose

SOPHOMORES

Bobby Adams Emma Jane Kiser Norris Ramsey
C.B. Adams Carl Langford Louise Reamy
Thweate Anderson Alice Layne Pat Robertson
Irma Anderson Arthur Layne Mable Ryan
Audrey Arrington Ellen Layne Norma Scruggs
Curry Bailey John Layne Catherine Seay
C.E. Blackstock, Jr. Ruth Layne Hilda Sheppard
Rachel Blanks Jeanette Lipscomb Lois Shook
Faye Bryant June Lipscomb Shirley Shores
Bobby Burks Deanna O'Lovelace Janet Smith
Grover Childress Henry Mahler David Lee St. John
Margie Coates Thomas Marshall Evelyn Taylor
Mary Sue Collins David Martin Hazel Templeton
Donald Cooper Bobby Mason Carolyn Tharpe
Becky Crouch Darwin Mason June Tharpe
Homer Crouch Thomas Mason Tucker Tharpe
Shirley Dixon Sterling Massey Joyce Thompson
Frances Dobbins Edward Metcalf Gaye Toombs
Mary Dodd Janice Metcalf Juanita Toombs
Barbara Foster Jeanette Metcalf Nancy Toombs
David Foster T.J. Metcalf, Jr. Hilda Townsend
Larry Gilliam Christine Morton Margaret Trent
Harold Griffith Dorothy Ann Newcomb Betty Lee Tucker
Donald Haley Ida Mae Newcomb Doris Lee Tucker
Zadie Hailey Kent Newcomb Barbara Walker
Gene Hamlett Lacy Newcomb Wesley Wallace
Helen Hamlett Doris Overstreet Hunter Watson
Larry Hamlett Joyce Overstreet Henry Welsh
Mary Harris Barbara Owen James Whirley
Glenice Harvey Barbara Perdieu Annie Wilmouth
Catherine Henry George Pettus Evelyn Wilmouth
Dan Jackson Clyde Powell Betty Jean Wilson
Dewell Johnson Edward Powell Jeanette Winn
Kenneth Jones Jimmy Pugh
Audrey Kell Ann Ramsey

FRESHMAN CLASS OFFICERS
Burl Clements - President
Linda Sue Harris - Vice-President
Joyce A. Duffer - Secretary
Theresia Jackson - Treasurer
Sponsors: Marjorie Morris, Agnes Smith, Janie Gilliam, Doris Paulette

MOTTO
"We build the ladder by which we rise."

COLORS
Purple and White

FLOWER
Iris

FRESHMAN


Jimmie Allen Betty Hamlet Elton Overstreet
Bobby Allen Edith Hamlett Fred Parsons
Bobby Anderson Jane Hamlett Barbara Ann Palmer
Jessie J. Andrews Dorothy Harris Bobby Palmer
Watkins Arrington Linda Sue Harris Jack Paulette
Elizabeth Bailey Melvin Harris Gary Pillow
Sam Bailey Nancy Hawker Larry Pillow
June Baker Douglas Hayes Louise Powell
Preston Bentley Betty Lou Holt Marie Price
Ray Berkley Elton Holt Connie Redmond
Marie Bigger Rebecca Holt Lonnie Reynolds
Patricia Boetcher Jean Lee Hudson Steve Roberts
Alice Breedlove Shirley Hudson Dorothy Rosser
Nancy Breedlove Donnie Hylton Merle Royster
Pauline Brightwell Louise Inge Virginia Rush
Charles Brightwell Carlton Jackson Frances Seamster
Billy Clark Theresa Jackson Robert Seamster
Catherine Clay Billy Johns Byron Shorter
Elizabeth Clay Barbara Johnson George Shores
Burl Clements Rosene Johnson Jack Shook
Joyce Crouch Bobby Jones Virginia Sheldon
Barbara Dixon Doris Jones Ruby Sublett
Grace Dixon Jerry Jones Wayne Tanner
A.B. Duffer Opal Jones Ann Taylor
Joyce Duffer Jean Keller David Toombs
Nancy Dunn Edith Lacks Joyce Toombs
Betty Elam Bailey Lindsey Nancy Townsend
Kent Eldridge Doris Lindsey Harold Trent
Edward Fender Grant Mabry Mary Trent
Gail Fore Josephine Mahler Joyce Tuck
Anita Foster Connie Mason Mildred Tuck
Barbara Garber Jimmy Mason Gloria Tuggle
Tommie Garnett Carol Jean McKinney Jean Vaughan
Vivian Garnett Chandler McNair Patsy Wallace
Ann Garrett Carolyn Mitchell Jackie White
Shirley Garrett Carolyn Morris Jean Wilburn
Wilson Glass Hugh Morton Peggy Wilburn
Jack Griles Robert Morton Catherine Williams
Thomas Guthrie Nancy Nelson Patsy Williams
Billy Hailey Robert Nelson Gus Wilmouth
Ray Hailey Bobby Newton Joyce Wilmouth
Ralph Hailey Brenda Osborne Page Wilson
Marjorie Hall Joanne Osborne

PRE-FRESHMEN CLASS OFFICERS
Nancy Ramsey - President

Brett Watson - Vice-President

Nancy Tucker - Secretary

Brenda Elder - Treasurer

Robert Fears - Reporter

Sponsors - Mrs. Jane Holt, Mrs. Irene McNair, Mrs. Anne McGhee, Mrs. Doris Knipmeyer, Miss Maude Pugh
 

MOTTO
"Take the world as you find it, but leave it better."

COLORS
Pink and White

FLOWER
Pink Rose 

PRE-FRESHMEN

 
Garnett Allen Charles Hamlett Shirley Nash
Carolyn Amos Deane Hamlett Donell Nelson
Jack Baker Hazel Hamlett Frances Newcomb
Richard Baker Joyce Hamlett Robert Newcomb
Anne Baldwin Laurice Hamlett Warren Nichols
Gay Blackstock Nancy Hamlett Charlotte Overstreet
Bobby Bray Richard Hamlett Curtis Owen
Jimmy Bray Becky Hanmer Betty Perkins
Jean Brown Charles Harding Willie Pettus
Lewis Carwile Charlene Hardy Gloria Pollard
Flo Chernside Russell Harris Louise Powell
Gene Clark Louise Hawker Rose Marie Powell
James Clark Edward Hensley Alan Puckett
Claude Coates Juanita Hensley Patsy Ragland
Bill Crawley Ted Hollingsworth Jack Ramsey
Lois Crews John Holmes Nancy Ramsey
Josephine Crowder Janice Holt Otis Reamy
Kenneth Currin Wayne Holt Lynwood Roach
Betty Dalton Nina Bell Howell Thomas Roach
Bonnie Gail Dalton Jimmy Howerton Edd Roberts
Jeannie Dixon Mary Frances Howerton Bettie Rutledge
Juanita Dobbins Ralph Howerton Barbara Schmidt
Judith Doss Virginia Jennings Ann Scott
George Drinkard Carol Dean Johnson Shirley Scott
Barbara Duffer Earl Johnson Wade Setzer
Betty Jo Duffey Loretta Jones Calvin Shepherd
Wayne Dunn Margaret Jones Margaret Shores
Tommy Eggleston Sadie Jones Virginia Shumaker
Brenda Elder Darr King Charlene Skelton
Danny Elder Betty Jean Kuhn Bernard Smith
Horace Elder Agnes Lacks Billy Taylor
Garland Elliott Nancy Lacks Claude Taylor
Billy Elliott Wayne Longford Marshall Thackston
Robert Fears Barbara La Prade Charles Tharpe
Kenneth Featherston Jack Layne Joe Tharpe
Patsy Ferrell Shirley Lee Joyce Ann Tharpe
Jimmy Fleshman Earlene Lewis Richard Tharpe
Keith Foster Benjamin Lipscomb Bonnie Toombs
Razz Foster Elton Lipscomb Lois Toombs
Robert Foster Frances Locke Ruby Townsend
Ervin Francis Julian Martin Nancy Tucker
Louis Francis Rebecca McKinney C.W. Vaughan, Jr.
Alfred Gallier Hazel Mills William Wallace
Elliotte Gilliam Patsy Lou Miller Brett Watson
Bobby Grosvenor Fred Moore Johnny Watts
Gene Gryder Roslynn Moore William White
Ray Gryder Stanley Morris Beatrice Williams
Beatrice Guill Wayne Morris Earl Williams
Bobby Haley Pattie Morton Mary Williams
Doris Hall Frances Murray Edith Wilmouth
Edward Hall James Napier Weldon Wilmouth
Nancy Hamilton Lawrence Nash Nancy Wilson


STUDENT COUNCIL OFFICERS
Bill Wilson - President
David McKinney - Vice-President
Mary Ellen Bailey - Secretary
Virginia Duffer - Treasurer
Howard Dixon - Reporter
Advisers - Mr. McGhee, Miss Berger

STUDENT COUNCIL

Mary Ellen Bailey Edward Metcalf
Joe Craig Carol Jean McKinney
Becky Crouch David McKinney
Howard Dixon Margaret Jean Roach
Joyce Duffer Cary Roberts
Patsy Ferrell Martha Robertson
Harold Griffith Matt Robertson
Linda Sue Harris Janet Smith
Hugh Hartness Ruby Sublett
Kathryn Henry Carolyn Tharpe
Ted Hollingsworth Ann Walton
Janice Holt Bill Wilson
Shirley Foster Jimmie Wilson
Betty Kuhn Burl Clements
Patsy Lou Miller Nancy Ramsey