Thursday, May 17, 1973
The Pocahontas County High School “Kwiz Kids” did it again, topping William Fleming 180 to 120. Next Monday, they meet Andrew Lewis High School of Salem Virginia. That will be their last appearance as seven is the limit. If they win, they retire undefeated.
Marshall University conferred degrees on 1,750 students May 13: graduating cum laude was Anne Winters Mallow, of Marlinton, dau-ghter of Dr. and Mrs. John M. Mallow.
Others from Pocahontas receiving degrees were Michael Sheets, of Hunters-ville, Glen Wade, of Marlinton, Nancy Anderson All- man, formerly of Marlinton, and Ronald Wooddell, formerly of Bartow.
Robin Griffith, of Bluefield, graduated with honors from Marshall and will teach in Marlinton Elementary School next year.
Betsy Dilley Whitman graduated from Armstrong State College in Savannah, Georgia.
Robert Rose completed work for his degree at Concord College and graduated with a B. S. Degree in Biology and Chemistry in Secondary Education.
Tom Michael will graduate magna cum laude from West Virginia University School of Forestry and Agriculture.
Herbert Griffin, of Dunmore, received an Associate in Arts degree in Commerce from Potomac State College of WVU.
PCHS Top Ten
The top ten percent of the graduating class of Pocahontas County High School has been selected. They were selected on the basis of grade point average. This system of selecting the top ten was initiated for the purpose of recognizing more students. The top ten students are as follows:
Karen Simmons, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Simmons, of Hillsboro.
Charlene Hogan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Hogan, of Dunmore.
Barbara Wade, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Wade, of Hillsboro.
Susan Crews, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James F. Crews, of Arbovale.
Evelyn Pritt, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hill H. Pritt, of Droop.
Sandra VanReenen, dau-ghter of Mr. and Mrs. Hubert H. VanReenen, of Hillsboro.
Debbie Corbin, granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Sherbs, of Huntersville.
Randall Hevener, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hevener, of Durbin.
June Starks, daughter of Mrs. Neva Starks, of Droop.
Vonnie Myers, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Billie Myers, of Marlinton.
Theresa Akers, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Akers, of Marlinton.
Teri Butcher, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Butcher, of Green Bank.
Vicki Beckwith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Beckwith of Slaty Fork.
On Saturday, April 21, 1973, at two o’clock in the afternoon in the Arbovale United Methodist Church, Miss Sonya Ellen Mullenax, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard E. Mullenax, of Boyer, became the bride of Raymond Edward Hess, son of Mrs. Villa Beck, of Souderton, Pennsylvania, and the late James Hess…
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Elwood Galford, of Marlinton, a daughter, named Debra Kay.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Bernard G. King, of Marlinton, a son, named Mark Guy.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Roach, of Marlinton, a daughter, named Pamela Dawn.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Wilborn Miller, of Marlinton a daughter, named Pamela Lea.
Acy Issac Montgomery Wilfong, 83, of Marlinton, a son of the late Noah Ervin and Nancy A. Wilfong. Burial in the Wilfong Cemetery.
Dr. Albert Cecil VanReenen, 76, of Bluefield; born at Marlinton, a son of the late William and Naomi McCoy VanReenen. Burial in the Monte Vista Park Cemetery.