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Senior Directory
1950-1951 Tahisco

(Tate High School Yearbook)

Transcribed and contributed by Bonnie Griffis Lewis on 14 Jan 2002

This was noted to be the largest senior class ever at Tate High School

ABRAMOVICH, Kathryn
Class picture and activities noted: 4-H Club 8 years; Class Play 2 years; Editor-in-Chief of Annual 2; School representative for medal presented by the DAR (selection based on dependability, service, leadership, and patriotism). Who’s Who: Most Interesting, Most Likely To Succeed. Entered Tate approx. 1949, 11th Grade time frame.

AGERTON, David
Class picture and activities noted: Editor of Annual 4; F.F.A.; 4-H Club. Entered Tate approx. 1948, 10th Grade time frame.

ARD, Kathryn Moring
Class picture and activities noted: Glee Club 2, 3, 4; Beta Club 2, 3; Paper Staff 4; Science Club 2, 3; F.H.A. 1, 2; Band 2, 3, 4; Annual Staff.

BAILEY, Bennie
Class picture and activities noted: Football 2, 3, 4; Baseball 2, 3, 4; T-Club. Entered Tate approx. 1947, 9th Grade time frame.

BALKCOM, Hattie Chalker
Class picture and activities noted: F.H.A. 1, 2; Softball & Basketball Team 1, 2. Who’s Who: Wittiest. Entered Tate approx. 1949, 11th Grade time frame.

BECKER, Elizabeth
Class picture and activities noted: Beta Club 3, 4; Science Club 4; Annual Staff 4; Pep Club 4; Football Sponsor 4. Entered Tate approx. 1949, 11th Grade time frame.

BELL, Lois
Class picture and activities noted: 4-H Club 1, 2, 3; F.H.A. 1, 2; Pep Club 4; Glee Club 4; Junior Play 3; Senior Play 4. Entered Tate approx. 1947, 9th Grade time frame.

BENGTSON, Alvin
Class picture and activities noted: F.F.A. Entered Tate approx. 1947, 9th Grade time frame.

BREWTON, Dannie
Class picture and activities noted: Beta Club 2, 3, 4; Glee Club 4; F.H.A.; Junior Play 3. Who’s Who: Most Studious. Entered Tate approx. 1947, 9th Grade time frame.

BREWTON, Doris
Class picture and activities noted: F.H.A.; Glee Club 2 years. Entered Tate approx. 1947, 9th Grade time frame.

BREWTON, Lucille
Class picture and activities noted: Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Beta Club 2, 3, 4; Usher 3. Entered Tate approx. 1947, 9th Grade time frame.

BROWN, Donald “Don”
Class picture and activities noted: Band 1, 2, 3, 4; Science Club 2, 3, 4; 4-H Club. Who’s Who: Biggest Woman Hater. Entered Tate between approx. 1940-1946, 2nd-8th Grade time frame.

CAMPBELL, Bette Jean
Class picture and activities noted: Beta Club 2, 3; F.H.A. 1, 2; Class Officer 3; Paper Bowl Queen 3; Football Sponsor 4; Student Council 3. Who’s Who: Most Conceited, Biggest Flirt, Cutest Figure, Most Romantic. Entered Tate approx. 1947, 9th Grade time frame.

CARLOS, Don
Class picture and activities noted: Baseball 3 years; Halloween Coronation 4. Entered Tate approx. 1947, 9th Grade time frame.

CHAVERS, Marjorie
Class picture and activities noted: F.H.A. 1, 2; Beta Club 3, 4; Glee Club 2, 3, 4; Paper Staff 4. Entered Tate approx. 1947, 9th Grade time frame.

CLAYTON, Charles
Class picture and activities noted: F.F.A. 1, 2, 3, 4. Entered Tate approx. 1947, 9th Grade time frame.

COFFIELD, Gracie
Class picture and activities noted: F.H.A. 1, 2; Annual Staff 2, 4. Entered Tate approx. 1949, 11th Grade time frame.

COTTON, Jack
Class picture and activities noted: F.F.A.; Softball Team. Entered Tate approx. 1947, 9th Grade time frame.

DANOS, Arthur
Class picture and activities noted: Football 1, 2, 3, 4. Who’s Who: Most Bashful, Prettiest Eyes. Entered Tate approx. 1949, 11th Grade time frame.

DONNELLY, Delores
Class picture and activities noted: F.H.A. 1, 4; Halloween Maid 3. Who’s Who: Most Bashful, Prettiest Hair. Entered Tate approx. 1949, 11th Grade time frame.

DONNELLY, Tommy
Class picture and activities noted: Football 3, 4. Entered Tate approx. 1947, 9th Grade time frame.

EZELL, Charles
Class picture and activities noted: Beta Club 2, 3, 4; Lettermen’s Club 3, 4; Football 2, 3, 4; Basketball 1, 2; Annual Staff 4. Who’s Who: Most Studious. Entered Tate approx. 1947, 9th Grade time frame.

FALK, Dolores
Class picture and activities noted: Glee Club 3, 4; Beta Club 3, 4; Cheer Leader 2, 3, 4; Paper Bowl Attendant 4; Football Queen 4; Paper Staff 3, 4. Who’s Who: Best All-Round, Most Athletic, Most Friendly, Best Personality, Most Popular. Entered Tate approx. 1947, 9th Grade time frame.

FLEMING, Christine
Class picture and activities noted: Annual Staff 4; 4-H Club; Junior Class Play Usher. Entered Tate approx. 1949, 11th Grade time frame.

GAINES, Mary Ann
Class picture and activities noted: Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Beta Club 3, 4; Student Council 4; F.H.A. 1, 2. Entered Tate approx. 1949, 11th Grade time frame.

GINDL, Mary Ann
Class picture and activities noted: Glee Club 1, 2; Beta Club 3, 4; F.H.A. 1, 2; Annual Staff 4. Entered Tate approx. 1949, 11th Grade time frame.

GING, Jake
Class picture and activities noted: F.F.A. Entered Tate approx. 1949, 11th Grade time frame.

GLOVER, Johnny
Class picture and activities noted: F.F.A. Entered Tate approx. 1947, 9th Grade time frame.

GOFF, Catherine Haupert
Class picture and activities noted: F.H.A. 1, 2; Softball 1, 2; Basketball 1, 2. Entered Tate approx. 1949, 11th Grade time frame.

GOMILLION, L. C.
Class picture and activities noted: F.F.A. 1, 2, 3; Annual Staff; Usher, Senior Play. Entered Tate between approx. 1940-1946, 2nd-8th Grade time frame.

HALL, Mildred
Class picture and activities noted: Coronation 4; Football Sponsor 4; Paper Staff 4. Who’s Who: Most Attractive, Laziest Couple with Jack Kelly, Prettiest Eyes, Cutest Smile. Entered Tate approx. 1950, 12th Grade time frame.

HAMMOND, Jackie
Class picture and activities noted: Annual Staff 4. Entered Tate between approx. 1940-1946, 2nd-8th Grade time frame.

HARRELL, Olcie
Class picture and activities noted: Basketball 3; Student Council 2, 3; Science Club 3. Entered Tate between approx. 1940-1946, 2nd-8th Grade time frame.

HARRELSON, Norma Jean
Class picture and activities noted: Beta Club 2, 3, 4; Glee Club 4; Annual Staff 4; Usher 3, 4; Prompter of Junior Play 3. Who’s Who: Most Dependable. Entered Tate approx. 1947, 9th Grade time frame.

HASTINGS, Bobby
Class picture and activities noted: Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Male Quartette 3, 4; Science Club 2, 3, 4. Who’s Who: Most Conceited, Best Dressed. Entered Tate approx. 1947, 9th Grade time frame.

HENDRIX, Wilbur
Class picture and activities noted: F.F.A. Entered Tate approx. 1949, 11th Grade time frame.

HINOTE, Martin
Class picture and activities noted: Glee Club 2, 3, 4; Beta Club 2, 3, 4; Science Club 2, 3, 4; Male Quartette 3, 4; Annual Staff; 4-H Club 2, 3, 4. Who’s Who: Most Dignified. Entered Tate, 1st Grade, Sep 1939.

HOMBROEK, Marie
Class picture and activities noted: Paper Staff 4; Beta Club 2, 3, 4; Glee Club 2, 3, 4; Minstrel 3; Amateur Show 3, 4; Senior Play 4. Who’s Who: Most Talented. Entered Tate approx. 1947, 9th Grade time frame.

HUGGINS, Sadie
Class picture and activities noted: Annual Staff 4; Paper Staff 3, 4; Glee Club 2, 3. Entered Tate approx. 1949, 11th Grade time frame.

HURST, Mary Lou
Class picture and activities noted: Band 3, 4; Annual Staff 4; Art Club 3.

IRWIN, Eunice
Class picture and activities noted: Monitor 3; Annual Staff 4; Paper Staff 3; 4-H Club; F.H.A. 3; Beta Club.

IVEY, Dewey
Class picture and activities noted: Science Club 2, 3, 4; Beta Club 2, 3, 4; Paper Staff; Senior Play; Junior Play; Glee Club. Entered Tate approx. 1947, 9th Grade time frame.

JERNIGAN, Ruby Jane
Class picture and activities noted: Beta Club 2, 3, 4; Science Club 2, 3, 4; Glee Club 3, 4; Annual Staff 4; Junior Play; Senior Play.

JOYCE, Ronnie
Class picture and activities noted: Class Officer 2, 3; Letterman’s Club; Baseball 2, 3, 4; Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Football 2, 3, 4. Who’s Who: Best All-Round, Most Athletic, Most Popular. Entered Tate between approx. approx. 1940-1946, 2nd-8th Grade time frame.

KEARLEY, Louise
Class picture and activities noted: F.H.A.; Glee Club; Annual Staff 4.

KEITH, Lamar
Class picture and activities noted: Basketball 3, 4; Football 4; Science Club 4; Paper Staff 3, 4; Annual Staff 4. Who’s Who: Biggest Flirt, Silliest. Entered Tate approx. 1949, 11th Grade time frame.

KELLY, Jack
Class picture and activities noted: Football 1, 3, 3, 4; Basketball 2; Baseball 2, 3, 4; Letterman’s Club; F.F.A.; Student Council. Who’s Who: Laziest Couple with Mildred Hall, Most Romantic. Entered Tate approx. 1947, 9th Grade time frame.

KING, Myriam
Class picture and activities noted: Glee Club; Pep Club; Speech, Junior and Senior Play. Entered Tate approx. 1949, 11th Grade time frame.

KING, Sarah Jane
Class picture and activities noted: F.H.A.; Basketball; Softball. Entered Tate between approx. 1940-1946, 2nd-8th Grade time frame.

KIRKSEY, Bill
Class picture and activities noted: Baseball; 4-H Club. Entered Tate approx. 1947, 9th Grade time frame.

MANNING, Maebelle
Class picture and activities noted: F.H.A.; Pep Club. Entered Tate approx. 1947, 9th Grade time frame.

MARTINEZ, Elizabeth Olsen
Class picture and activities noted: F.H.A. 1, 2; Annual Staff 4. Entered Tate approx. 1947, 9th Grade time frame.

MAYNE, Donald
Class picture and activities noted: Beta Club 2, 3, 4; Science Club 2, 3, 4; Football 2, 3, 4; Letterman’s Club; Junior Play; Senior Play; Halloween Carnival; State President of Beta Club. Who’s Who: Most Likely To Succeed, Neatest, Most Polite, Most Talented. Entered Tate approx. 1947, 9th Grade time frame.

McKENZIE, William “Bill”
Class picture and activities noted: F.F.A.; 4-H Club. Entered Tate, 1st Grade, Sep 1939.

MILIKIN, Maurice
Class picture and activities noted: Science Club 2, 3, 4; Beta Club 2, 3, 4; Basketball 2, 3, 4; Football 2, 3, 4; Paper Staff 4. Entered Tate approx. 1947, 9th Grade time frame.

MIMMS, Nora Lou
Class picture and activities noted: Junior Play; Senior Play; Usher 3, 4; Beta Club 2, 3, 4; Student Council 1; F.H.A. 1, 2, 3. Who’s Who: Biggest Man Hater. Entered Tate between approx. 1940-1946, 2nd-8th Grade time frame.

MORGAN, Joe Frank
Class picture and activities noted: F.F.A.; Junior Play; Senior Play; Paper Staff; Annual Staff. Entered Tate approx. 1947, 9th Grade time frame.

NALL, Glen
Class picture and activities noted: Football 2, 3, 4; Baseball 2, 3, 4; Science Club 2, 3, 4; Beta Club 2, 3, 4; Paper Staff 4; T-Club 3, 4. Who’s Who: Most Attractive, Best Physique, Best Personality. Entered Tate approx. 1947, 9th Grade time frame.

NEWMAN, Beverly
Class picture and activities noted: Annual Staff; Troy High Band; Beta Club; Glee Club; Girl’s Athletic Asso.-Troy. Who’s Who: Most Polite. Entered Tate approx. 1950, 12th Grade time frame.

O’NEAL, Lillian Joyce
Pictured in the “History” portion of the yearbook with activities noted: Glee Club 3; Asst. Editor of Paper 3; Business Manager of Paper and Staff 4. Left in November and entered Murphy High in Mobile, Alabama; returned to Tate in Spring 1951 for graduation with the class.

PETTY, Patsy
Class picture and activities noted: Majorette 1, 2, 3, 4; Glee Club 2, 3; F.H.A. 1, 2; Usher 3; Football Sponsor; 4-H Club 1, 2, 3. Who’s Who: Most Mischievous. Entered Tate approx. 1947, 9th Grade time frame.

PITTMAN, James H.
Not pictured. Armed Services.

POWELL, Arnold
Class picture and activities noted: F.F.A.

PRESLEY, Guy
Class picture and activities noted: Football 1; F.F.A. Entered Tate between approx. 1940-1946, 2nd-8th Grade time frame.

RAINES, Marvin
Class picture and activities noted: F.F.A. Entered Tate approx. 1949, 11th Grade time frame.

RAMMACHER, Jeanette
Class picture and activities noted: G.G.A. 3; Student Council 3. Entered Tate approx. 1950, 12th Grade time frame.

REAMER, Harry
Class picture and activities noted: F.F.A.; Science Club 2, 3; Beta Club 2, 3. Entered Tate approx. 1950, 12th Grade time frame.

REEDER, Juanita
Class picture and activities noted: Annual Staff; F.H.A. Club; Pep Club; Maid in Coronation. Who’s Who: Most Dignified, Best Dressed, Neatest. Entered Tate approx. 1947, 9th Grade time frame.

RENFROE, Wiley
Class picture and activities noted: F.F.A. Who’s Who: Wittiest. Entered Tate between approx. 1940-1946, 2nd-8th Grade time frame.

RICHTMAN, Joyce
Class picture and activities noted: Beta Club 2; Student Council 2; F.H.A. 1, 3; Pep Club 4; 4-H Club 1. Entered Tate approx. 1947, 9th Grade time frame.

SANDIFORD, Kenneth
Class picture and activities noted: Football 2, 3, 4; Baseball 2, 3, 4; Science Club 3, 4; Class Reporter 3; T-Club 3, 4. Who’s Who: Most Mischievous.

SCHIFKO, Helen
Class picture and activities noted: Paper Staff 4; F.H.A. 1, 2; 4-H Club 1. Entered Tate approx. 1949, 11th Grade time frame.

SCOTT, Dorword
Class picture and activities noted: Football 3, 4; Minstrel Show 3; Beta Club 4; Bulletin 4; Stage Manager 3, 4. Entered Tate approx. 1949, 11th Grade time frame.

SERMONS, Charles
Class picture and activities noted: Basketball 2, 3, 4; Football 4; Letterman’s Club 3; Coronation 2. Who’s Who: Tallest Boy, Most Interesting. Nickname “Big Sam.” Entered Tate approx. 1948, 10th Grade time frame.

SETTLE, Eleanor
Class picture and activities noted: Beta Club 3, 4; Paper Staff 4; Annual Staff 4; F.H.A. 1, 2; 4-H Club 1. Entered Tate approx. 1949, 11th Grade time frame.

SIMMONS, Jimmy
Class picture lower half is missing due to a printing error, including his name and a portion of his  activities [confirmed activities by photos in other pages of the yearbook]: T-Club; Football 3, 4; Beta Club 2, 3; Letterman’s Club 3, 4; Science Club 3, 4. Who’s Who: Cutest Smile. Entered Tate approx. 1947, 9th Grade time frame.

SMITH, Ernest
Class picture and activities noted: Football; Annual Staff. Entered Tate approx. 1947, 9th Grade time frame.

SMITH, Glenn
Class picture and activities noted: F.F.A.; Annual Staff; Usher 3, 4. Entered Tate approx. 1949, 11th Grade time frame.

SMITH, Sonny
Class picture and activities noted: F.F.A. 3, 4; Football 4. Entered Tate approx. 1949, 11th Grade time frame.

STEPHENS, Bettie Ivey
Class picture and activities noted: Annual Staff 4; Majorette 3,4; Paper 3, 4; Senior Play 4; Beta Club 3, 4; Glee Club 2, 3, 4. Who’s Who: Shortest Girl. Entered Tate approx. 1947, 9th Grade time frame.

STEWART, Eula Lee
Class picture and activities noted: Glee Club; Beta Club; F.H.A.; Annual Staff; Usher Halloween Carnival. Entered Tate approx. 1949, 11th Grade time frame.

STRANGE, Lois Penton
Class picture and activities noted: Paper Staff; F.H.A. 1, 3; Class Officer 4; Art Club 3; Annual Staff. Entered Tate approx. 1947, 9th Grade time frame.

STRAUGHN, Bobby
Class picture and activities noted: Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Baseball 2, 3, 4; T-Club; Annual Staff 4; Class President 2, 4. Who’s Who: Most Dependable, Most Friendly. Nickname “Pappy.” Entered Tate approx. 1948, 10th Grade time frame.

SUNDAY, Everett
Class picture and activities noted: Football 2, 3, 4; T-Club; Annual Staff 4; Baseball 3, 4. Who’s Who: Prettiest Hair. Entered Tate approx. 1947, 9th Grade time frame.

TANNER, David “Carlton”
Class picture and activities noted: Cheerleader 4; Football 1, 2; Manager 3; Basketball 1, 2. Entered Tate approx. 1947, 9th Grade time frame.

TAYLOR, Robert
Class picture and activities noted: Quartette 4; Glee Club 4; Band 3. Entered Tate approx. 1948, 10th Grade time frame.

THOMPSON, Franklin
Class picture and activities noted: F.F.A. 1, 2, 3; Football 2, 3. Entered Tate, 1st Grade, Sep 1939.

TRAVIS, Betty Jane Owen
Class picture and activities noted: Annual Staff 4; Beta Club 2, 3, 4. Who’s Who: Cutest Couple with Ralph Travis, Most Determined. Entered Tate, 1st Grade, Sep 1939.

TRAVIS, Ralph
Class picture and activities noted: Annual Staff 4; T-Club; Football 4; F.F.A. 1, 2, 3, 4; Judging Team. Who’s Who: Cutest Couple with Betty Jane Travis, Most Determined. Entered Tate between approx. 1940-1946, 2nd-8th Grade time frame.

VANLANDINGHAM, Charles
Class picture and activities noted: Football 2, 3; Baseball 2, 3, 4; Basketball 2, 3; Beta Club 2, 3, 4; Science Club 2, 3, 4. Entered Tate approx. 1947, 9th Grade time frame.

VAUGHN, Lucille
Class picture and activities noted: 4-H Club; Glee Club. Entered Tate approx. 1949, 11th Grade time frame.

VAUGHN, Valerie
Class picture and activities noted: F.H.A. 1, 4; Football Sponsor 4; Glee Club 1, 2, 3; Science 3.

VOORHEES, Marilyn

Class picture and activities noted: Paper Staff 3, 4; F.H.A. 1, 2; Glee Club 3,4; Football Sponsor 4. Who’s Who: Silliest. Entered Tate approx. 1947, 9th Grade time frame.

WALTON, Minnie Mae
Class picture and activities noted: Annual Staff. Entered Tate approx. 1948, 10th Grade time frame.

WATERS, W. T.
Class picture and activities noted: F.F.A.; Baseball. Entered Tate approx. 1947, 9th Grade time frame.

WESTBROOK, Ruth
Class picture and activities noted: Science Club 3, 4; F.H.A. 2; Class Officer 3; Football Sponsor; Paper Bowl Attendant 3; School Reporter 4. Entered Tate approx. 1947, 9th Grade time frame.

WHITE, William
Class picture and activities noted: F.F.A.; 4-H Club. Entered Tate approx. 1949, 11th Grade time frame.

WILSON, Frank
Class picture and activities noted: Science Club; Annual Staff. Entered Tate, 1st Grade, Sep 1939.


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