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a dry will to a this to he mule get'his a on a fat on comment con- He's Consistent Chap- No Grades Except Consistency is the word for Allan Allan Cochran, who at the East Central Central State College summer graduation graduation received the annual A d a News Award of $50 for the highest highest scholastic achievement of the past year. , Not only did he,make straight "A's" through Latta High School; he is-believed to be-the o n l y East Central graduate who accomplished accomplished .a straight. "A" .rating for all of. his college'work. And. he' wasn't picking -his .way through easy subject matter, for he majored in mathematics and minored in physics. · During the past school year Cochran e a r n e d 38 hours of "A,'.' which represent more than the average study load for two semesters. Four others were recognized at die graduation program, for having having all "A" marks 'for the past year. Miss Patricia Huff, Eufaula, Eufaula, who was in the summer graduation graduation class, had 35 hours;" Mrs. Margaret Nims, Ada, a senior, 31; Kenneth Barbee, Ada, who graduated in May, 30, and Euel Kennedy, Ada, also-graduated: in May, 30 hours. Miss Huff had only two "B's" and one "C" grade against her fine;record. Cochran, now 20, was born In Long Beach, Calif., during a year and a half that'his father, Elmer Cochran, worked in a war plant When Allen was 13 months old, the family returned to Pontotoc County and since has lived ..on a farm 3 ] /4 miles northwest of Ada. Mr. Cochran, a. farmer-surveyor, is now employed as a surveyor with' the state highway department. department. After two years .at Union Hill School, Allen entered Latta schools him. On the morning of that he recel-ed his bachelor of science degree from Eatf 'Central, 'Central, and later-in the day he married to Billie Lane of Tecumsch. Tecumsch. Snyder Takes Position With Tupelo School .John Snyder, Fittstown, has-accepted has-accepted a position on the faculty of Tupelo High School for the upcoming school term. In fact classes began there Monday of this week. Tupelo school is one of few who still .turn out classes during .the month of October the "harvest." John and 'his wife, La Wanda will be moving to Tupelo within the next week. They have their Fittstown the pasl year with his parents, Mr. anc Mrs. W. E. Snyder. Mr. Snyder was graduated East Central State College in 1962 spring class with a bachelor of. arts degree. MRS. ANNA MARY KITE COALGATE (Special) -- Mrs, Anna Mary Hite,' resident of Coalgate for 50 'years, died at 'her home here Monday. She was in Holland, Texas, February 25, 1896. A retired public school teacher, she was a member of the and went-on through' Latta High dist Church, the Order of and through East Central. add I 'Summarizes his mother, "He the imagine worse worked." For his last two years in college he added janitoring work daily, after'5- p.m. in a local office building. This summer,' Allan has been at University of Oklahoma work- just | ing towar d a master's degree. He th eret - combining and putting . a teaching fellowship with classes on-his way to a graduate degree. He plans then to teach. .An old brother, Elmer Jr., is' a graduate of"East Central .and has worked the last five years at Tin- re-jfc er -Xir Base. An older sister, now bruis-j Mrs Dana Underwood, lives at wasJGrandfield, near Frederick. A I younger' sister,. Helen, will b e - a Star, and, the Oklahoma Education Association. Mrs. Hite leaves her mother, Mrs. Barbara Anderson, Tulsa; three daughters, Barbara Worley, Mrs. Kathryn Midwest City; Mrs. Dorothy Lee DeJarnette, Hobbs, N. M.;.and Mrs. Carl Hall, Midwest City; nine grandchildren, grandchildren, .three.' .great-grandchildren, .great-grandchildren, four sisters, Mrs. Mattie Hollar, Staiwater; Miss · Nettie Faye Snobby, Sand Springs; Olive Dale Salmon, Kansas City, Mo.; and Mrs. Bertha May Williamson,' Williamson,' Oswego, Kansas; a brother, Rev..'Geb Snobby, War- at ner " A j' Services-, were at -2:30 p. m. have salt I senior this fall'-at L a t t a . H i g h School, then 'will -enter East Central Central State College for her college work. . · Allan has had several memorable memorable days already -but May 25 of this year really stands out for i Thursday in-the Coalgate'Metlw- ' dist'Church. ;I Rey. Elson Hargrove, officiated. Burial was in-Coalgate Cemetery, -all arrangements'under the direction .of. Cboper's. jBearers were' William C. Hudson, John Edwards, Delbert In man, J. B. Smith .Jr., Joe-Pasquali Joe-Pasquali and Frank Burns.

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  1. The Ada Weekly News,
  2. 02 Aug 1962, Thu,
  3. Page 4

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