DECA wins at State — Members of the Whitesburg High School Distributive Education Clubs of America won several honors at the State Career Development Conference held in Louisville in March.
Sharon Martin received a trophy for third place in the Girl Student of the Year competition; the trophy as Outstanding Chapter Member; and third place in the Studies in Marking Manuals Competition.
Charles Maggard received a trophy for placing third in his category of the Studies in Marketing Manuals competition.
Kathy Shackleford represented our chapter in the parade of DECA sweethearts.
Avery Adams placed fourth in the Food Industry competition.
Senior Band Members: Mark Baker, Robert Bird, Elizabeth Casolari, Jeanne Caudill, Cecelia Collins, Mary Crawford, Ransom Holbrook, Gina Howard, Sabrina Melton, Daveena Sexton, Gary Sturgill, Phillip Walker. Senior Field Director Cecelia Collins.
Senior Football Players: Ricky Bates, Jeff Cook, Spencer Fields, Johnny Isom, Nicky Mason, Steve Meade, Eddie Morgan, Tim Wright, Roger Yonts.
Senior Basketball Players: Steve Meade, Eddie Morgan.
Senior Girls’ Basketball Players: Pam Bentley, Debbie Hammock, Viva Hollan, Camie Polly.
Senior Baseball Players: Daniel Bates, Steve Meade, Eddie Morgan.
Senior Cheerleaders: Monieca Adams, Debbie Hammock, Kathy Shackleford.
Senior Annual Staff Members: Tena Adams, Sherie Breeding, Tammie Wright Ison.
Senior Black Kat Staff: Jaye Blair, Linda Burton, Pamela Holbrook, Danny Johnson, Mariotti Morgan, Daveena Sexton.
Senior Class Officers: Tony Jones, Avery Adams, Monieca Adams, Tena Adams.
Senior Girls’ Track: Sandra Combs, Mary Crawford, Debbie Hammock, Tammie Kincer.
Senior Boys’ Track: William Caudill, Timmy Halcomb, Nick Mason, Jim Bert Webb, Roger Yonts.
(The above articles from the 1977 Yellowjacket Yearbook and Black Kat Newspapers)