LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Anderson High 1970 Class Reunion

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Anderson High 1970 Class Reunion
August 13
00:00 2015

In above photo: Members of the 1970 Class of Anderson High School gather at their recent reunion. (Submitted photo)

Anderson High 1970 class reunion ‘outstanding’

[This was the last class before integration.]

To the Editor:

From the dias to the dinner to the dance floor, the reunion of the [Anderson High ]1970 class was outstanding. The Anderson Center was filled with fun, memories and good fellowship.

The honorees included Mrs. Marian Brower, the wife of the principal in 1970; Mr. Robert Brower Jr.; and other family members.

Former teachers were also honored, including Mr. James Rousseau, Mr. Walter Farabee, Mrs. Mary Grissom and Mrs. Flonnie T. Anderson. Keith Byrd Entertainment provided classic sounds from the ’70s.

Bill Jackson provided a memorial yearbook from the 1970 annual.

A candlelight memorial by Patrice Scales recognized classmates and former teachers and staff from the 1970 class.

Linda Flynt and Patrice Scales served as moderators.

Bishop Dr. Franklin Hanes blessed the occassion.

A letter from Mayor Allen Joines congratulating the class was presented by Linda Flynt.

Wayne Ledbetter, who served as an outstanding treasurer, also gave remarks.

Words from the class of 1970 were given by Fleming J.A. El-Amin.

The comments from honored guests and classmates were heartfelt and brought back memories to be treasured.

The dance floor rocked to the sounds of the ’70s as classmates moved to the rhythms of yesterday.

The planning committee of Rudy Anderson, Wayne Ledbetter, Fleming El-Amin, Linda Flynt, Patrice Scales, Paulette Moore, Gloria Flynt, Denise Harris, Gregory Davis, Ernest Nichols, Donald (Jermaul) Wallace, Marilyn Gilliam, Jacob Hughes and Lavernal Sutherland are to be commended for bringing the 1970 class back after 45 years.

J.R. Reed provided memorable photography for the class.

Fleming El-Amin Winston-Salem

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