Class of 1924
Excerpts from the Victory High School Class of 1924 yearbook called the "Victory Annual"
1924 Board of Education: L. S. Whiteman (President), R. R. Powell, and L. B. Scott
1924 Superintendent of Coal District Schools: William R. Wolverton (Graduate of Marshall College, 1907, Columbia Correspondence College, Fairmont Normal)
Seniors (Class of 1924) Forrest Poling (Pres.), Eugene Powell (V. Pres), Virginia Fitzpatrick (Sec.), Dave Griffith (Treas.), Raymond Greathouse (Class Prophesy), Virginia Fitzpatrick (Historian), Thelma Merryman, Raymond Boyles, Ruth Straley, Paul Hudkins, Mabel Cunningham, Robert Johnson, Mary Bever, Vivian Drummond, Virginia Morgan, Allison Fittro, Carmen Charles, Harold Barnes, Opal Hooper, Stacie Fornash, Julia Jenkins, Evert Whitener, Marie Propst, Clifford Huffman, Beryl Schutte, Hallas Brown, Irene Mason, Manuel Sareigo, Arline Kirby, Harold Jenkins, Haysel Shaffer, Samuel Urso, Ellen Hooper, Zula Weaver, Lillian McCloud, Kenneth Shaffer, Mary Stenger, Wilma Nicholson, Alice Metz, Warren Hooper, Ruth Bussey, Lillie Walters, Audra Vancourt, Leona Metz, Marie Strother, Sarah Lieuliette, Edna McIntyre, Andrew Ferrando, Ethel Sullivan, Irene Heater, Mildred Powell, Fred Scanes, Maple Swiger, Guy Radcliffe, Fred Baxter.
There are individual pictures of each Senior.
Juniors (Future Class of 1925): Donovan Faust (Pres.), William Carr (V.P.), Marie Prim (Sec.), Wilburn Phares (Treas.), Lester Bohlman, Edward Bond, Blanche Brasseur, Neil Bennett, Fernand Bormans, Louis Bauld, Frankie Barnes, Constance Corbin, Harold Crimm, William Carr, Gladys Crimm, Philip Cammer, Marvin Davisson, Claude Drummond, Thomas Douglas, Robert Ford, Lena Fox, Mary Fox, Donavan Faust, Adjinor Fervier, Flora Floriana, Lilia Fornash, Nellie Greathouse, George Gill, Beulah Grapes, Pauline Goff, Burline Huffman, Charles Hamrick, Katheryn Huffman, French Hamilton, Glenna Haskins, James Taylor, Ona Tomes, Glenn Talkington, Lawrence Wright, Carl Showalter, Howard Robinson, Rosa Heater, Clay Hardesty, Flossie James, Anna Johnson, George Keaster, Virgil Leaf, Dorothy Lynch, Virginia Martin, Noel Maderia, Hansel McDaniel, Freda Minter, Betty Morrison, Betty E. Morrison, Nellie Murray, Albert Malfregeot, Katherine McIntyre, Fulvia Maxon, Lyle Murphy, Francis McDaniel, Charles Newbrough, Marie Prim, Wilburn Phares, Dorothy Powell, Guy Powell, Myrtle Redfox, Jessie Rodriguez, Guy Radcliff, Brooks Reed, Irene Rolland, Dora Strong, Octavia Sims, Sophia Shiffra, Mamie Smith, Frances Smith, Rose Smith, Louis Schmidt, William Wolf, Marie Haponstall.
There are individual pictures of each Junior.
Sophomores (Future Class of 1926): Paul Funk (Pres.), Lempi Rauhala (V.P.), Thelma Criss (Sec.), Alma Helmick (Treas.); Frank Adams, Albino Almar, Newton Anderson, Burgess Ashcraft, Bertie Barnes, Ruth Barnes, Harold Boyce, Alfreda Butler, Lonnie Bray, Ruth Bow, Cleora Beaver, Jessie Bussey, Lester Bussey, Anna Bartos, Sarah Barillie, Nellie Bennett, Mildred Bush, Violet Bragg, Alice Brummage, Donald Beard, Edgar Carnes, Frank Ciacciarello, Jewel Cox, Thelma Coburn, Mary Crimm, Ralph Courtney, Amanda Davison, Pearl Daugherty, Tony DeLuca, Paul Eakins, Virgil Eakins, Paul Funk, Arthur Fittro, Helen Fittro, Charles Ford, Mary Gaines, Robert Glenn, William Grapes, Paul Gill, Edward Gump, Donna Groghan, Maple Hamrick, Harry Heaton, Alma Helmick, Ralph Harbert, Lucille James, Blanche Kerr, Beulah Kerns, Ralph Lamb, Lucille Lawson, Helen Lindsey, Nancy Lyon, Laco McCauley, Mary McClung, Arlie McClung, Louise Meleche, Lucille Madill, Harvey Mayse, Geneva Marshall, Katherine Matheny, Mildred Mittong, Donavon McKeen, Vera Nicholson, Seymour Newbrough, Ruby McDanile, Annette McFarlan, Lakey Olean, Harry Primm, Mamie Pitts, Garnet Pitts, Virginia Perine, Stanley Pasternak, Ralph Robinson, Lucille Rardin, Lempi Rauhala, Edgar Reed, Maxine Reynolds, Deloras Rowan, Kelley Rodriguez, Russell Rice, Liss Shaffer, Pete Spatafore, Mollie Shaw, Byrl Scott, Pearl Scott, Margaret Smith, Octavia Springer, Virginia Snyder, Jessie, Snyder, Lucille Snyder, Harper Shreve, Verta Summerville, Thelma Straley, Amiel Sroka, Virgil Srodek, Lillian Tate, Wilma Talkington, Donald Tawney, Robert Thomas, Francis Upton, Beatrice Phares, Beulah Walker, Grace Walsh, Ralph Watts, Harold Weaver, Charles Williams, Virginia Williams, Keith Weaver, Ruby Westfall, Norman Wineinger, Bencile Williams, Helen Wyckoff.
There is only a group picture of the Sophomore class.
Freshmen (Future Class of 1927): Cecil Enochs (Pres.), Mabel Wolf (V.P.), Paul Sutton (Sec.), Nellie Lynch (Treas.); Raymond Beatty, Wiliam Beaver, Beatrice Brown, Vaniah Baldwin, Lillian Bly, Mary Bond, Virginia Cammer, Lucille Costilow, Thorne Craig, LeEtta Cottrill, Carl Clark, Leona Cirulia, Carrie Codish, Elizabeth Carnes, Mary Cunningham, Wilfred Davis, Reon Davis, Ernest Dussart, Paul Drummond, Druza Davison, Leona Daniels, Cecil Enochs, Cora Freeman, Edna Fox, Frank Flaherty, Madeline Fitzpatrick, Marguerite Goff, Hazel Gaines, Agnes Gearst, Mary Granato, Lance Gillespie, Dorothy Gloss, Bessie Griffith, Loy Hartman, William Hutchinson, Kathleen Hannah, Dorsey Heinze, Edward Hood, Sam Iaquianta, Marguerite James, Lucille Jeffries, Burton Johnson, Beulah Kidd, Lillian Keaster, Glen Kimmel, Rose Lepon, Ellsworth McClung, Sam Mazza, William Maxwell, Josephine McIntyre, Ruth McIntyre, Kenneth Mittong, Katherine McCartney, Julia Mezzaros, Lucille Mainse, Maude Morrison, Marjorie McIntyre, Willis McClung, Louise Lambert, Jennings Nicholson, Thelma Patterson, Louise Pferdehirt, Horace Powell, Carl Powell, Sarah Pitts, Virginia Pferdehirt, Geneva Polish, Aline Meeks, Raymond Quinant, Snow Ritter, Jennie Rauhala, Madeline Romine, Herley Richards, Mary Scotchie, Paul Scott, John Southern, Gladys Shahan, Edward Sroka, Victor Strother, Fred Stump, Paul Sutton, Bertha Teague, Mabel Wolf, Marguerite Warner, Elza Walters, Harry Wyckoff, Ethel Whitman, Kenneth Willison, Zoe Wolf, Edward Winas, Lucy Williams, Tressie Williams, Edward Shawan, Ruth Vancycle, Harold Westfall, Lawrence Zinn.
There is only a group picture of the Freshman class in the 1924 yearbook.
Louise Smith, Class of 1924, Manayka, W.Va., born Nov. 3, 1906; died Sept. 13, 1923 Amanda Smith, Class of 1926, Daumont, W.Va. born Aug. 26, 1907; died Nov. 17, 1923
(Future) Teachers recognized within this yearbook are:
Newton Samuel Anderson, Coach, Principal, Buckhannon-Upshur High School
Hazel Gaines (Miles), Second grade teacher at Summit Park School
Kenneth Mittong, biology teacher at Victory High
Lillie Walters (Morgan), English teacher at Victory High
Forest Poling, Principal/teacher, Victory High; Summit Park
Fred G.Layman presented a rare copy of the 1924 Victory Annual to his friend, Sharon Sprouse Bramhall, in 2007. Sharon’s great-uncle, Newton Anderson, was included in this issue as a sophomore.
 Forrest Poling (born circa 1907) became a coach and then principal at Victory High School and also at Summit Park Junior High, Clarksburg.
 Later, Mrs. Lillie Morgan, Victory High English teacher
 Louis E. Bauld (1908-1976) of Summit Park, became Harrison County Superintendent of Schools.
 Hazel Gaines Miles (1908-1983) d/o Allen & Edna Gaines of Summit Park, was a long time 2nd grade teacher at Summit Park Elementary School.
 Kenneth Mittong (1909-2003) taught biology at Victory High.
 Mayaka was a post office within North View, Clarksburg, WV.