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graduation and urged each of us to further our education one of Merry High Four girls and a boy have been named honor graduates in the 158-member 158-member 158-member senior class at Merry High School, it was announced announced today by Principal T. R. White. The top students are valedictorian valedictorian Portia Hegmon, sarata-torian sarata-torian sarata-torian Carlois Antoinette Jones, essayist Mary Stegall, historian Dorsey Weddle and fifth-ranking fifth-ranking fifth-ranking fifth-ranking graduate John Odom. Others in the top 10 are Bobbie Bobbie R. Pettis, Anona Savage, William Randolph, Wanda Wo-mack Wo-mack Wo-mack and Gillard Glover. Portia, daughter of Mrs. C. H. Hegmon, and the late C. H. Hegmon, of 724 East Main, has an average of 92.66 for three and one half years at Merry, j She is presently serving as president of her homeroom, a member of the National Honor, Society, the Executive Council,1 the Glee Club, and school re-i re-i re-i porter for the Jackson Sun. ! Portia has received awards from "Homemakers of Tomorrow," Tomorrow," the Glee Club, the Science Science Department of Murray State College and the Mathe-' Mathe-' Mathe-' matics Department of Lane College. She has received recognition recognition from the National Scholarship Scholarship Foundation for Negro Students. She has held the offices of president of her homerooms for the last four years, business manager of the Glee Club, Treasurer of the Spanish Club, and Treasurer of the Glee Club. She has held membership in the Spanish Club, the Science Club, the N.H.A., the Student Council, Council, and the Dramatics Club. Portia is also a member of the Tabernacle of David where she takes part in all church activities. activities. She plans to attend college college and prepare for a profession profession in the social science field. Carlois, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Collins Jones, 103 Dono van Street, has an average of 92.36. Being a mathematics and both informative and entertain ing. Names Honor business education major, she is interested in teaching in secondary secondary schools or an accounting career and plans to study at Lane College. She has been affiliated with the Band and French Club. She has also received certificates of award in various subject areas. Presently, Carlois is parliamentarian parliamentarian of the F.HA., financial financial secretary of the Student Council, secretary of her home room, and an active member of New Hope Baptist Church, in addition, she is a member of the Library Club, Future Home- Home- makers of America, National Honor Society, Future Teachers Teachers of America, Drill Team, and Modem Ideas Club. Mary, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ivory Stegall, 740 East Baltimore, majoring in mathematics mathematics and science, has an average of 92.23. Mary is now participating in the National Honor Society, Dra matics Club, Speech Club, and she presently serves as assistant assistant secretary in her homeroom. She has been an active mem ber in the Glee Club, Mathe matics Club, Spanish Club, Sci ence Club, Girls Chorus, F.H-A., F.H-A., F.H-A., and has served as school reporter to the Jackson Sun. She is a member of the Home Baptist Church and a member of the Junior Usher Board of that church. Dorsey Lee Weddle, with an average of 91.36, is the daughter daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Willie Chism, 219 Eden. She is a mathematics and science major. Dorsey is secretary of the Honor Honor Society and a member of the Future Teachers of America. America. She has been a member of the Student Council, Debating Society, Future Homemakers of America, and French Club. She has also served as parliamentarian, parliamentarian, vice president and secretary secretary of her homerooms during the last four years. Men Chapman, Nancy and Tom Oakley, Sue Jenkins, Brenda Graduates She is the recipient of sev eral awards in English, Mathematics Mathematics and French. She is a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. She is the recipient of numerous schol arships as a result of test scores filed with the National Scholar ship Service and Fund for Negro Negro Students. Dorsey plans to attend Union University and ma jor in business administration John Yancy Odom is the son of Rev. and Mrs. Corey F. Odom Sr. of 127 Hale. John ranked fifth in the senior class with an average of 91.16 for three and one half years. He is an active member of Mother Liberty C.M.E. Church, where he is president of the Christian Youth Fellowship. During his high school career he has served as homeroom president (freshman, s o p h o more, and junior years), parliamentarian parliamentarian of the National Honor Honor Society, parliamentarian of the Library Club, Business manager of the Forensics Club, French Club, Future Teachers of America and Sports statistician. statistician. John has held the follow ing class offices: freshman class vice president, sophomore class president, junior class business manager, and now serves as President of the Senior Senior class and the Executive Council. John has received honors for his work in the "Night of Plays" and the Merry High School Science Science Fair. Because of his test scores, he has become an early college entrance nominee and a possible candidate for aid from the National Scholarship and Fund for Negro Students. He plans to enter Lane College College this summer and study toward toward a career in law. Students who received honorable honorable mention are as follows: Bobbie R. Pettis 91.00, Anona Savage 90.87, William Randolph 90.73, Wanda Womack 90.4 and Gillard Glover 90.3. Pi Bry-son; Ar-leen Carol Joan Delta presidentelect secretary, Order Parish; In win to

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  1. The Jackson Sun,
  2. 29 Mar 1966, Tue,
  3. Page 6

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