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- SMALLTOWNPAPERS, INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. SUBJECT TO LICENSE AGREEMENT. REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. NEWS, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19, 1972 PAGE 15 FHS BAND TO PARTICIPATE IN SOUTHEASTERN CONTES1 On November 4th, the Florala Marching Wildcat Band will participate in the Southeastern Marching contest. Judges rate the band on per- formance, sound, drills, and overall appearence. Majo- rettes, colorguard, honorguard, and drum majorettes are graded and also receive ratings. Long, hard hours of re- hearsing and preparation is needed to make the over all performance perfect. Every band member must perfect his own part! In the previous years of '70 '71, the Wildcat Hand received superior ratings on all parts of their performance. Even though these trips were fun and en- joyable they were also edu- cational and an experience that was unforgetable. With November 4th just a- round the corner we hope that :he Wildcat Hand will once a- gain receive superior ratings! FHS STUDENTS ENJOY AFTER GA ME TREAT Birge Crowned Homecoming Queen Birge was Homecoming Sightler, vice- FHS Student an xmpressive held last Randy Warren queen. Patricia by Victor named Senior Junior Atten- Katherine Mit- by Bill ISURE ? 8rooks there's nothing t~eone worse off You answer, are it would be a i~ let"your love answer, are ~re that it would Sellars. Mary Frances Wil- liams was the Junior Runner- up and she was accompanied by Horace Armstrong. Char- lette Gilmore was voted by the football team to be their spon- sor. Her escort was David Corbitt. All five girls represented their school beautifully. little love for answer, are ~re that it's not ~r~eone who's lost You answer, are ~re it's not your your neigh- You answer, are that there will that you've You answer,and Many FHS students enjoyed a free pestgame "party" fol- lowing the Homecoming game last Friday night. The event was sponsored by the Florala Quarterback Club and was held in the school gymnasium. Delicious refreshments were served to the WILDCAT sup- porters and dancing was en- joyed by all. The students of FHS would like to say "Thank You" to the Quarterback mem- hers for sponsoring this event. As everyone knows, the F. H. S. Wildcat Band has some- thing new besides honor guard and flags. We have a new band director! Mr. Apperson was born in Gadsen, Alabama. Later, his family moved to West Point, Mississippi. He was a per- cussion player in high school making State Band for three years and Lion's Band for one year. After graduating from high school in 1966 with honors. he continued his education at the University of Southern Mississ- ippi, majoring in music with an emphasis on the percussion in- strument. He was in the USM "Pride" Marching Band, Sym- phonic Band, Symphony Orches- tra, Jazz Lab Band, and Per- cussion Ensemble. Also, while a student at Southern~ he be- He is married to the former came a member of KappaKappa Phyllis Yonko of Jackson, Psi (honorary band faternity) Mississippi. She was also a and Phi Mu Alpha Sinionia (ha- music major at Southern, with tional profession music fater- nlty). A f t e r graduating from "Southern" in 1970, he served as band director for two years, at Northwest Jr. High, Meri- dian, Mississippi. the oboe as her major in- strument. Mrs. Apperson is now the general music teacher at Paxton. From the students of F.H.S. "A Big Welcome" toMr. Henry "Bactr~ Apperson. ............................... ,, ............. ~,~ ............................... I I We were happy at the number of visitors who came to our store during our Grand last weekend. The response to our invitation was more than we expected, we are so proud you visited us. We are now extending to all of you a permanent to visit us anytime you need the latest in styles including dresses, lingerie, 'ume jewelry, coats, blouses, sweaters, etc. carry a line of bridal needs from engraved invitations, flowers, napkins, wearing We're available for your special decorations of church or home. I MRS. BESSIE HARRISON WON the beautiful "Mr. Jack" dress, the grand prize of our Grand Opening. Mrs. Jack Davis of Laurel Hill and Mrs. Mor- garet Vaughan of Florala won the lingerie gifts. Back And Lineman Shown above is the Back of the Week~ Larry Hamilton and Lineman of the W~ek, Arnold Woodham. Both were out- standin~ against Cottonwood, PEOPLE MAKE THE WORLD GO ROUND By Darlene Brooks No, I don't mean they turn it and make it go round on its axis. What I actually mean is that people are the reason there is a world. Maybe what I should say is people make the world what it is. Would there be any need for a world with- out people? ments without a school which Now, let's take Florala High supplies us with an education? School and its student body and What would be our purpose in use them just as an example life? We need the school just to get our point across. Na- as it needs us. What this all rurally we'll use the school as boils down to is this: The stu- the world and the students as dent body makes the school what the people. Where would the it is, just as the people make school be without the students? the world what it is. How would it function? What So, get off to a fresh start; would be its purpose? Or, we make the best of it, use it for could say or ask ourselves, its purpose. It is you that makes where would we as students be the school go round just as it without the school? How would is you as people that make the we function our life achieve- World go round. Governor and Mrs. George C. Wallace extend to everyone a cordial invitation to attend a Coffee in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Ben C. Reeves, Wednesday, October 25th, from 3 pm to 5 pm, at the Governors Mansion, Montgomery, Alabama. Pd, PoL Adv. by Reeves for Congress Committee, Mack Price, Chairman, Eufaula, A~a. ~ $42-F II III I I III I I I IIIIII IIII I SEWING MACHINE GOOD WORKING CONBITIONS REGULAR EMPLOYMENT WILL TRAIN SOME IF NECESSARY APPLY ROBERT WHITAKER P.O. BOX 321 FLORALA, ALABAMA 36442