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1948 Sports
Sports
1948 Faculty & Staff
Faculty & Staff
1948 Class Roster
Class Roster
Chorus  Roster
OFFICERS


HASBROUCK HUGHES. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
DOLLY RUTHERFORD. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
JACKIE CARMINES.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
JUNE HOBDAY. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
MERA GAY, VERNON TATUM. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
     
          Sopranos
ANN BROWN
BILLE BEALE
JACKIE CARMINES
ROBIN DINGES
MERA GAY
J NA MAE GILLIAM
JUNE HOBDAY
VIRGINIA HOLLAND
JEAN LASSISTER
BETTY JEAN LEE
VIRGINIA PABLO
MYRA LIPMAN
JEAN POWELL
BETTY LOU REYNOLDS
DOLLY RUTHERFORD
BETTY STEPHENSON
ELIZABETH WHITEHURST                                                             DOLLY RUTHERFORD,  Accompanist
President
Student Manager
Secretary
  Treasurer
  Librarians
           Sopranos  
VIRGINIA Wll.LIAMS
BETTY WI LLIAMS

               Altos
JACKIE BABB
DOROTHY BROWN
SALLIE CECIl.
JIMMIE Lou FENDLEY
CAROLINE HARMON
SUSIE MORGAN
BETTY PEARCE
EMILY PHILLIPS
BETTY Lou ROBERSON
BARBARA SANDERLIN
MERIDITH STEW ART
NICKlE WHITE
Tenors
SIDNEY COWAN
EARL CLEMENTS
BILLY GATLING
GORDON LEE MASON
VERNON TATUM
CHANNING \VALKER

Basses
EDWARD FIELDS
JACK GOLDl'ARB
HASBROUCK HUGHES
ROBERT MARTIN
MAURICE TROTMAN
DONALD ROBERTSON

THE CHORUS
  This year the chorus had been reorganized under the direction of Mr. Lawrence Shorer. The chorus has played an important part in many of the school assembly programs. They gave a Christmas program and" a concert in conjunction with the band. The chorus is composed of 45 voices.
Glee  Club  Roster
OFFICERS

ELLEN MORROW .
NOEL DASHIELL .
DORIS LAWRENCE, BARBARA MOORE
President
Secretary
Librarians
First Sopranos
JOAN BROHARD
NANCY BUTLER
EVEI.YN EDWARDS
NORMAN ECKERT
ELLEN MORROW
JUNE HADLEY
JEAN  PEED
DORIS LAWRENCE
DORIS PURSER

Second Sopranos
BETTY JEAN COX
NOEL DASHIELL
EI.IZABETH ENGRAM
EI.IZABETH GREENE
JEAN VANN
JANET WIGGINS
First Altos
PEGGY WARD GROTON
BARBARA MOORE
VIRGINIA MURDEN
ANN SILVERS
CAROLYN TARKENTON
FAY WHITFIELD
MARGARET YATES

Second Altos
SHIRLEY ARCHER
AUDREY GUMM
BETTY ROOF
CAROLINE SESLER
CARVEL UNDERWOOD
BETTY ANN WILLIAMS
DOLLY RUTHERFORD, Accompanist
THE GIRLS' GLEE CLUB
   The Girls' Glee Club is composed of approximately thirty girls, most of whom are Freshmen. The girls sang on many occasions such as the Thanksgiving program, radio programs, club meetings, joint Band ·and Vocal Department concerts, Christmas programs, Easter program and commencement exercises.
Sextet  Roster
VIRGINIA WILLIAMS

BETTY STEPHENSON

MERA GAY
JACKIE CARMINES

CAROLINE HARMON

MEREDITH STEWART
DOLLY RUTH ERFORD, Accompanist
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W. W. H. S. GIRLS' SEXTETTE

  The Girls' Sextette of Woodrow Wilson High School composed of Virginia Williams and Betty Stephenson, first sopranos; Jackie Carmines and Mera Gay, second sopranos; Meredith Stewart and Caroline Harmon, altos; reorganized and started their rehearsals In Septem ber 1947.
  Since then, aided by their accompanist, Dolly Rutherford, they have participated in various programs and entertainment in the school and community.

ELEANOR BRADFORD, Head Cheerleader
JANE HUFFMAN
ESTHER BENTON
JIMMY LOU FENDLEY
JUNE ATKINS
LYNETTE GUNNELL
PHYLLIS BLANCHARD
JACKlE FRITSCH
LIBBY WARREN
JEAN POWELL
MARGIE CALLIS
PHYLLIS DIGGS
Cheerleaders
MISS BETTY ESKRIGGE. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Adviser
MOTTO: "Ye shall know the truth; and the truth shall make ye free."

OFFICERS
Quill  and  Scroll
IRVING SElDMAN - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
MARILYN GREENFIELD - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
BARBARA BROHARD - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
BILLIE MARIE WOOD - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
BOBBY GREEN- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
JEAN MUSSMAN - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
SONYA LEVINE - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
President
Vice-President
Secretary
Trcas urcr
Parliamentarian
Reporter
Chairman of Program Committee
SHIRLEY BARBER
ESTHER BENTON
JOYCE BRADY
BARBARA BROHARD
BOBBY GREEN
MARILYN GREENFIELD
DEl.lA JONES
SONYA LEVINE
MELVIN MEYERSON
JEAN MUSSMAN
GERALD PETOCK
BARBARA REARDON
JACKIE ROGERS
IRVING SEIDMAN
BA RSA RA SIVI
GERALDINE STRICKLAND
PEGGY SYKES
CUFTON WARREN
GRACE WILLIAMS
BILI.IE MARIE WOOD
Advisors
THE STUDENT
Quill and Scroll
MR. ANDREW E. LANDIS
MRS. BERKELEY M. FONTAINE
  Quill and Scroll is an honorary society for high school journalists. Its requirements for membership are:
1. Members must be of at least Junior standing.
2. They must have done superior work in some phase of journalism, or creative endeavor.
3. They must be in the upper third of their class in scholastic standing.
4. They must be recommended by the advisers governing publications.
5, They must be approved
by the National Executive Secretary.
Band Instrumentation Roster
Clarinets

JULIA ANN MANN 
ROBERT CAMPBELL 
BILLY STOEKL
JACKIE CALLAWAY
SHIRLEY MURPHY
JAMES HASKETT
GENE SMITH
GERALDINE CARDEN 
JUNE WHITENER
NANCY SUE KREMER
JAMES DREW  
PAUL WHITE

Trumpets

BRAXTON GODBY
AUBREY LANE
RICHARD VANCE
JAMES ROSS
DUANE LAMBKIN  
BURTON HARRINGTON
CHARLES TURNER 
CECIL HARRIS
CHARLES CAMPBELL 
TOMMY BROUGHTON
BILLY MCCLENDON
DAVID JOHNSON 
THOMAS MOORE
Trombones

ART LEE DAVI ES
ALFRED TUCK
GORDON MARSHALL
WORTH GIFFORD
WILSON ADAMS
RICHARD JOHNSTON
CURTES JONES
CARROL ASHLEY



Saxaphones

DOUGLAS BAKER
RHEA PRINCE
JOE WEBBER
EDGER GLAUSTONE
LESTER CHENOWETH
NOREEN CASKEY



Horns

PATRICIA DAVIES
EUGENE HARRINGTON
MARY RICHARDS
JUNE MERCER
AMORY MULLINS


Baritones

ALFRED MORGAN
JOE WETHERFEE
ROBERT MORRIS

Bass Horn

CARLTON SMITH

Color Guards

ALTON ALLEN
ROBERT BRUMSEY
RALPH COWAN
WILLIAM ROBERTS

Drum Majorettes

JOYCE PICKETT
BARBARA BURKETT

Drums


DOUG GARDNER
BARRY BRYANT
RAYMOND SNYDER
DON HARRELL
ELMO JERNIGAN
LARRY McDOWELL
JAMES SUMMERS
STEVE BERMAN