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Mr. Galliford and his charming wife Cenevieve make a very
nice couple at the 1959 Junior-Senior.
June 8, 1959, was an important date in the life of our principal, Mr. Robert W. Allen. On this day Dr. George Modlin, president of his alma mater the University of Richmond, conferred upon him the Honorary Doctor of Science degree for his outstand-ing leadership.
The citation stated:
ROBERT WILSON ALLEN
Able teacher and school administrator;
Active in the affairs of his church and community;
Respected spokesman for Virginia public edu-cation during critical times;
Loyal son of Alma Mater.
The faculty and student body of Woodrow
Wilson High School are most proud of this honor.
DR. ROBERT W. ALLEN
Dr. Allen enjoys proceedings along with Mrs. Allen and
Mrs. Betty Blanford.
MR. WALTER T. H. GALLI FORD, JR.
MR. ALF. J. MAPP, SR.
MRS. WILLIAM B. SPONG
Portsmouth School Board
Seated: Mr. Harry Harcum, Mr. Lyman Futrell, Dr. Mearl Kise, Mr. Theodore Schneider, Mr. Guy Morris, assist. supt., Mrs. Clara H. Porter, clerk, Mrs. Charles L. Crowder, Mrs. Wilbur T. Leary. Standing: Mr. C. Bradford Russell, Mr. J. T. English, Mr. Binford Hutchins, Mr. Irvin Blanchard, Superintendent A. J. Mapp, Mrs. William B. Spong, president.
MRS. MILDRED NEWCOME
Bucky Hanbury confers with Mrs. Brady.
Mrs, Newcome, Miss Shumaker snapped dur- ing luncheon for new teachers.
MRS. MARY JO BRADY
English, Public Speaking.
MRS. BARCLAY H. CARROLL
MISS MARGARET HINTON
MRS. PATRICIA T.
ANDREW E. LANDIS
Portion of group attending dedication of the Mildred Johnson Memorial Book Shelf.
Mr. Riley's class works on assignment
MISS LOUISE MAYS
MRS. GRACE VIRGINIA RAWLS
English, Creative Writing
MRS. ANNE STEWART
MISS AVIS SHUMAKER
MRS. MARGARET SYKES
MISS MARY FRANCES RICE
Mr. Underwood explains a problem in arithmetic
Mrs. Stephens checks roll.
MRS. M. GAGE
MRS. DOROTHY DARDEN.
MRS. IRENE A. STEPHENS
MRS. ANNE WHITE
J. T. UNDERWOOD
Mr. Bryant does teach math that is alittle more complicated.