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1958 St. Clair Eighth Grade Graduation


1958 St. Clair Eighth Grade Graduation

Contributed by Ann Wideman

According to Ann, this was the last eighth grade class to have a graduation ceremony and party. The following year, there was no graduation or party, but the class did get to go to Jefferson City. Ann graduated in 1958 and her sister graduated in 1959. Therefore, this is the LAST 8th grade graduating class.

Ann mentioned that several in her class are now deceased, including Mary Jane Smith, Wayne Schupp, Loise Hawkins, Paul Ellison, and Marshall Lewis, as well as the three faculty members in the photograph.

Fortunately, Ann wrote the names of the students on the back of her copy of the photograph. Here they are:

Back row: David Young, Brenda Lewis, Susie Hoffman, Eddie Montgomery, Karen Barten, Donald Sterling, Judy Banderman, Eddie Wall, Ann Bigley, Darlene Mitchell, Mary Jane Smith, Wayne Winchester, Larry McDaniel, Robert Short

Next row: Kenneth Benton, Judy Phillips, Eddie Jones, Carol Reed, Danny Phillips, Bobby VanLeer, Bonnie Pfister, Gary McKean, Dixie Holloway, Walter Licklider

Next row: Howard Hoffman, Dennis Pickett, Irene Sibol, Stanley Hansel, Judy Wall, Wayne Schupp, Doris Medling, Roger Schlimmer, LaWanda Johnston, James Armstrong

Next row: Carolyn Melton, Loise Hawkins, Katherine Stahlman, James Reed, Joyce Scott, Bernard Sohn, Donna Whitworth, Paul Ellison

Front row: Mr. Allen, Mrs. Weller, Rosemary Bishop, Rosie Sohn, Virginia, Gehlauf, Marshall Lewis, Iris Worthington, Junior Lawson, Margie Williams, Judy Missey, Stanley Manion, Betty Long, Karen Doyle, Mrs. Calloway


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