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Moments and Memories of WHS


TAWNY ACKER

TAWNY ACKER

1973
Senior Class Prophecy –
20 years later (Part II)

Mary Breeding is the first woman driver at the Mountain Motor Speedway.

Kathy Collins is taking the retired Mrs. Polly’s place.

Pam and Tam Cornett are doing a twin act with the Guthrie Show.

Denise Collins is serving her third term as the Letcher County Judge.

Stevie Banks is the star center for the Harlem Globetrotters.

John Honeycutt has taken over Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom.

Claude Hicks is the President of Mexico.

Mark Caudill has recently joined the Mafia.

Evon Cress has stocked Snake Valley Lake with catfish.

Mike Polly has just coached UCLA to its 25th national title, thanks to the help of his assistant coach, Mrs. Judy Polly.

Bobbie Adams is Eastern Kentucky’s only barber.

Connie Hall has established a deca-polish shop at Isom, next to the Cowshed Trading Post.

RANDY BANKS

RANDY BANKS

Mike Hansel has replaced Coach Bear Bryant at the University of Alabama.

Buddy Eversole is on the center fold of Cosmopolitan.

Pope Steve Wagner is visiting the Letcher County Area. He was invited by Reverend Bill Thomas who is conducting a Letcher County Crusade.

Gerry Gibson is owner and manager of Kentucky’s finest toupee shop.

Sally Smith is head nurse at the Mayo Clinic.

Tawny Acker and Connie Sturgill have combined talents and written Night Comes to Mayking; illustrated by Geoffrey Hensley and published by York Publishing Company.

Diane Wright has just finished painting Whistler’s Father. Larry Adams posed for the picture.

Mitzi Mayes is a high school band director. Her entire band has just staged a walk-out.

Contest held

The state superintendent of public instruction, in cooperation with the Whitesburg High School art department and the Veteran’s Administration, recently held a poster contest among high school students to stimulate the “hire a veteran” thinking in employers throughout the state.

BETTY BOGGS

BETTY BOGGS

The judging was held during the week of Sept. 20, and the winners from our school were Annette Edens and Faith Hensley. Their posters were sent to the state contest for judging during the week of Oct. 6.

From the Valentine edition of the Black Kat

What is Love? According to Webster’s Secondary School Dictionary love is “a feeling experienced when one is deeply devoted toward another.” Sure, love is that and more. And here are some attempts by a few Jacket people to express that something more.

Senior-Love is . . . when he surprises you with a kiss.

. . . I haven’t figured it out yet.

. . . Not knowing your name or even the time of day.

Junior-Love is . . . T-R-OU B-L-E.

. . . being hurt.

MARK CAUDILL

MARK CAUDILL

. . . having your lunch bought by a guy.

. . . when you care for something so much it is almost unbelievable.

(The above article from the 1973 Yellow Jacket Yearbook and Black Kat Newspapers.)

BRENDA CAUDILL

BRENDA CAUDILL

FRANCIS DAY

FRANCIS DAY

SHERRY DAY

SHERRY DAY

DALE FIELDS

DALE FIELDS

PAT HALCOMB

PAT HALCOMB

GREG HURT

GREG HURT

PENNY LUCAS

PENNY LUCAS

CHARLES PEASE

CHARLES PEASE

SALLY SMITH

SALLY SMITH

TONY WAMPLER

TONY WAMPLER

DIANE WRIGHT

DIANE WRIGHT

IVAN WHITAKER

IVAN WHITAKER

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