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February 26, 2004

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Thursday, Feb. 26, 2004 -- The Glenville Dem6crat/Pathf'mder --- 7B EIW# Continued from page 2B and Rita Huff, of Cox's Mills, were Chairman Earl "Rusty" the recipients of the Alumni of the Stalnaker, nowaCharlestonresident Year Award for 2003. "This couple who heads up the Alumni of the Year has been a dedicated and hard-work- Committee, announced that Denzil ing pair for our Alumni Association UPDATES - Bill Rhoades gave the Alumni Association a report on scholarship financial information. The Alumni Association gave out $25,000 in scholarships to 12 students last year, giving back to the community which still embraces the Red Terror. over the years," he recounts, suggest- special roll of classes being high- ing that they may be the first married lighted -- 1933 (for their 70th-year couple to win the award. Moreover, anniversary); 1943 (60 years); and the award came as a complete sur- 1953 (50 years). prise to them. Although no representative of the Honoring athletes & classes Class of 1933 could be present at the During the Saturday banquet's pro- banquet, the other honored classes gram, another high point was the sin- were there "with bells on." John gling out of the school's former ath- Wagner, the class president in 1943, letes who courageously carried the and Jesse Huff, president in 1953, Red Terrors' colors into the competi- made some brief remarks and, then, live rivalries throughout the county introduced their fellow classmates and region. Each received a specially who were in attendance at the front engraved pen set as a token of the tables. Alumni Association's appreciation of Other activities their athletic exploits. Margaret Miller Dr. Robert Freeman, GSC's presi- Goodwin, immediate past president, dent, extended the well-wishes of the made the introductions. Relative to college to the GHS alumni, particu- these sports heroics, she gave top bill- larly thanking them for their political ing to two alumni. Jack Conrad, support during this past combative owner of the Conrad Motel down- legislative session when the very ex- town, received accolades for his bas- istence of the college was challenged. ketball records, one which still stands "We're getting back to our roots as statewide. The second, Bob Arnold, afour-year, degree-grantingcollege," who has since died, was singled out he emphasizes, noting that the re- for his state track record. Both of cruitment of new students is his pri- these men have been long-time Glen- mary objective now after the Legisla- ville residents and businessmen, ture okayed the retention of the four- In addition, several dozen other yearprograminGlenville, while strip- gentlemen, who proudly carried the ping away its Community and Tech- Red Terror team colors throughout nical College branches in several sur- the years, stepped forward to accept rounding counties. their recognitions and gifts, In an always quiet and somber As to other honorees, Denzil Huff momentatthebanquet'sending, Mrs. (Class of 1951) called the traditional Leona Satterfield Beali (Class of 1949), of Glenville, handled the light- County High in 1969, has an active ing of the Memorial Candle in remem- Alumni Association which spon- brance of those classmates who had sors the late June ail-classes reunion passed away during the year. in Glenville each year. The 2004 Saturday's 6 p.m. Annual Alumni Reunion will take place on the week- Banquet, which featured a tasty meal end of June 25-26 ---- place these catered by GSC's Aramark under Mr. dates on your calendar of"must do" Steve Shattuek, ended at about 8:30 social outings. p.m. Many of the alumni, however, To learn more about the group or continued their conversations in the to join it, visit GHS's website at Ballroom around several historical dis- www.glenvillehighschool.com plays and in the Heflin Union's Snack Or, telephone President Bill Bar & Lounge in the adjoining room. Gainer at his Parkersburg home at Next Reunion June 25-26 31M-485-3004. TheoldGlenvilleHighSchool, which "See you in June," Bill says. was replaced by the consolidated Gilmer !i LOUISE MEADOWS RHOADES, BILL RHOADES, LENORA MOORE HUFF, JESSE HUFF, TONABELLE JONES TURNER AM IrlERYLTURNER i ii I II I ii ii I "The GHS Scholarship Fund is the best way that we alumni can aid our Gilmer County and Glenville area youths." Bill Gainer, Alumni President BILL GAINER, LINDA GAINER AND JOHN GAINER : :!iiiiii;ii!~;~iii~!iii~L: i~ii !i'i {ili771ii177iiii7 i7!71;!7iii77iiliiii!7!771 WANDA BAILEY REED, DR. JOHN SHOCK, MRS. SHOCK, MR AND MRS. DAVID HALL AND JACK TONABELLE JONES TURNER NANCY REED. MARGY OLD FRIENDS MEET: DAVID HALL AND BERNARD ELLISON JOHN WAGNER, CLASS OF '43 -- John (center, whie shirt) extended the greetings from the members of his class and introduced those ;ent. JACK SNYDER, BOB WHITING, TED FULTINEER, MR. X (A GUESS WHO-POP QUIZ?), TOM LUZADER & BARBARA SIMMONS Contact the GHS Alumni Association at SCHOLARSHIP CHALLENGE -Jesse Huff is pictured here reporting on the Class of 1953's Scholarship Challenge. It was a great success, raising a total of $36,587 in just one year. The GHS Class of 1953 deserves a special salute for coniributing a recordS26,500 in one year ~- the year of 2002-2003. With the match from the other classes, that amount rose to $36,587. Congratulations, Class of 1953! ALUMNI OF THE YEAR - Rusty Stalnaker (left) presents the coveted Alumni of the Year Award to Gilmer County residents Denzil and Rita Huff. MEMORIAL CANDLE - Leona BACK THROuGH THE DOOR- Satterfield Beall lights the Reunion-goers slipped back memorial candle to honor all through the door of the past into deceased GHS classmates, the present, where they are planning the 2004 celebration.