Mr. and Miss WHS
Greg Creech lives at Partridge with his parents Harvey and Shirley Creech and has two brothers and one sister. He likes to hunt, fish, and enjoys the company of the opposite sex. Greg is on the basketball and baseball teams. He was nominated for the McDonald’s All-Star basketball team.
Sally Wampler is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Wampler of Mayking. She has three sisters and one brother. Sally enjoys running, swimming, and horseback riding. She is in the Science Club and is a member of the track team. Sally plans to continue her education at Morehead State University.
Freshmen class officers
Mark Cornett is the President. His parents are John and Sally Cornett. He is a member of the Whitesburg High basketball team.
Pam Brashears is the Vice President. Her parents are Zelma and Corbin Brashears. Her hobbies include swimming and reading. Her favorite singing group is Foreigner.
Andy Cates is the Secretary of the class. His parents are Cleo and Barry Cates of Sergent. He enjoys all sports and is in the Pep Club.
Ephraim Imperial is the Treasurer. His parents are Napoleon and Zenaida Imperial. He enjoys all sports. His favorite singer is Bob Seger. His favorite TV show is Mork and Mindy. His favorite season is spring.
Senior Awards Day
Salutatorian Lisa Carter; Valedictorian Ricky Cook; Edgar Banks Science Award Ricky Cook; Creative Writing Award Kaye Day; Mathematics Award Jo Day; English Ricky Cook; Black Kat Editor’s Award Ricky Cook; Biological Science Ricky Cook; Yellowjacket Editor’s Award Paula Kirkland; Miss Yellowjacket Paula Kirkland; Band Award Randy Watts; John Philip Sousa Award Pat Miller; American Legion Award Pat Miller; Home Economics Award Deanna Wright; Library Essay Winner Kaye Day; Art Award David Gilliam; Outstanding Athlete ( baseball) Greg Creech; Outstanding Athlete (basketball) Greg Creech; Harris Award Greg Creech; Dugan Award Lisa Carter; Distributive Education Johnny Lucas; Speech Award Johnny Lucas; Track (boys) David Jones; Track (girls) Sallie Wampler; Woman’s Club Scholarship Cynthia Roberts; Drama Award Kaye Day; History Award Debbie Burton.
(The above articles from the 1979 Yellowjacket Yearbook and Black Kat Newspapers.)