New Canton High School

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New Canton High School - Class of 1917
New Canton High School - 1917 Basketball Team
Photo contributed by Sara Karnos
Sara Karnos grandfather is Merritt Irwin Kendrick, on the far right with the big grin
Merritt Kendrick was born 09/05/1900, died in 1985, son of Edward Joseph Kendrick and Isabel McFarland,
both originally from County Kildare, Ireland.
He bought a farm in Melvin Illinois and lived there with his wife, Marguerite Linn,
whose family was also originally from Ireland.
Merritt went to college at University of Illinois, Urbana.
He drove a milk wagon to pay his tuition. He was a wonderful man, robust, athletic and very friendly Divider Line New Canton School 1926-27 Basketball Team
New Canton School 1926-27 Basketball Team
Contributed by Carmen Megehe from Tom Fox
Back Row: Gilbert Brechenridge, Howard "Chiz" Fox, Kenneth Ross, Harry Atkinson, Coach, Brooks Terrell
Front Row: Herman Koeller, Gordon "Sheeney" Beatty, Gerald Ward, Dallas Wike Divider Line New Canton High School Seniors - 1936 Graduating Class
New Canton High School Seniors - 1936 Graduating Class
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Deloris Ann Smith / William T. Blacketer / Grover I. Clack / Edmon W. Conner
Claire Easley / Robert Easley Jr. / Charles W. Foster / William T. Gard
Francis L. Gill / Kermit H. Kimne / Mildred P. Reel / Maxine Smith
Frances M. Williams / Edward C. Ward / Elizabeth I. Williams / Eloise M. Ward / John Dee Wombles Divider Line New Canton High School Freshmen - 1936 Graduating Class
New Canton High School Freshmen - 1936 Graduating Class
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Names from Year book:
Paul Allensworth - Louise Blackorby - Bill Browning - Rebecca Bonnet - Eliza Billings
Roxann Davis - J. Epperson - Marge Fisher - George Havens Jr. - Eillen Hoskins - William Koeller
Barbara Lee Kinne - Shirley Keller - Bernice Klitz - Hugh McNary - Eulave Main - Rosemary Ogle
Chester Stanloy - Virginia Motley - Delbert Malone - Louise Main - Jr. Smith - Louise Smith
Wilma Stottlemeyer - Rosemary Easley - Grace Tittsworth - Eloise Ruth Ward. Divider Line New Canton High School - 1940
New Canton High School - 1940
Contributed by Carmen Megehe
1st row: Noble Coleman, Richard Smith, Gard Fisher, Elmer Howard(?), Raymond Epperson
2nd row: unk, Annabell Kinderick, Fern Dixon, Eulivee Phrimmer, Ruth Harlow, Joanna Alfs, Mary Jo Gay, Dottie Lynette Ward, Dale Bernard
3rd row: unk, Pauline Ballinger, Starr Barnett, Elva Main, Margaret Horton, Erma Ellison, Mr. Richie (Teacher)
4th row: Ellis Kirtright, Alfred Dolbeare, Paul Gray, David LeRoy Miller, Cecil Holt
Divider Line New Canton School 1940-41 Basketball
New Canton School 1940 - 1941 Basketball
Contributed by Carmen Megehe from Tom Fox
Front Row: Bill Phillips, Bing Hart, ?, ?.
Middle Row: Charles Stone, Ray Perrine, Tommy Fox, Bob Constable, ?,?, Herbert Ross.
Back Row: Tommy Main, ?Callendar, John Harrison, Kenneth Allensworth, Jr. Johnson, Kenneth Tweed, Benny Phillips, Verdie Smith
Coach and Principal Divider Line New Canton 1945 Senior Class
New Canton 1945 Senior Class
Contributed by Carmen Megehe
Left - Right: Betty Brummel, Leona Burge, Wama Ward, Benny Phillips, Deloria Freemer, Edna Mae Gray, Naomi Coates,
Herman Allensworth, Betty Martin, not pictured, Dorothy Fisher and Dorothy Hopkins