The Bulldog - 1958
Year Book of Dawson High School
Dawson, Navarro County, Texas


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Front Cover

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Title Page

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Annual Staff:
Ronnie Slater (Assistant Editor); Carolyn Cagle; Barbara Merrell; Charles Jordon; Paul Rowna; Doyle Thompson;  Wayne Priddy; Billy Franklin; Randy Howard (Editory) & Forward

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Dedication - The Annual Staff of 1958 lovingly dedicates this yearbook to our friend and teacher (
W. J. Moore)

Annual Staff

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School Board Members

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Superintendent's Message; Principal's Message

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Faculty -
Livian Barnes - First & Second Grades; Frenchie McDonald - Second & Third Grades; Mrs. Mary Conner - Fourth Grade; Mrs. Bryant Merrell - Fifth Grade; Mrs. Edgar Davis - Sixth Grade; Mrs. Honor Davis - Seventh Grade
W. J. Moore - Agriculture; M. A. Kimbrough - History; E. B. Robinson - Home Economics; Romie Perryman - English; Mrs. J. W. Stephens - Commercial

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Fly Page - Seniors

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Senior Class Officers -
President ... Dennis Priddy, Vice President ... Billy Jack Seaton, Secretary ... Billy Franklin, Sponsor ... Bob Arnold

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Dennis Priddy, Carol Franklin, Donald Ray Adams, Barbara Merrell, Donald Hardin, Luann Baker

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Barbara Prater, Wiley Cottongame, Carolyn Fondren, Billy Franklin, Ann Peden, Jerry Merrell

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Billy Jack Seaton, Mary Jane Stewart, Bobby Almond, Virginia Fulton, Alan Howard, Alice Perkins

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Lynda (Adams) Tanner; Snapshots

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Fly Page: Juniors

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Junior Class Officers:
President ...  Raymand Price, Vice President ... Billy Ray Peterson, Secretary ... James Matthews, Treasurer ... Donna McCall, Sponsor ... Ronnie Perryman

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Billy Peterson, Charles French, Raymond Price, Becky Taylor, Shirley Dyer, Leska Garner, James Matthews, Don Nesmith, Ronnie Slater, Mary Matthews, Dorothy Adams, Donna McCall

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A. B. Perkins, Yvonne Bateman, Willie Mae Black; Snapshots

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Fly Page: Sophomores

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Sophomore Class Officers:
President ... Charlie Chambers, Vice President ... Eddie Davis, Secretary ... Doyle Thompson, Annette Tackett, Sentinel ... Wayne Priddy, Sponsor ... W. J. Moore

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Maurice Johnson, David Brown, Doyle Thompson, Faylene Tanner, Patsy Chasteen, Annette Tackett, Eddie Davis, Charlie Chambers, Tommy Christian, Carolyn Cagle, Evelyn Perkins, Shirley Lewis

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Glenn Holt, Paul Rowan

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Fly Page: Freshmen

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Freshman Class Officers: President ... Sandra Jordon, Vice President ... Beverley Roloff, Treasurer ... Donna Pitts, Secretary ... Jamie Prater, Parliamentarian - Doris Franklin, Sponsor ... M. A. Kimbrough

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C. W. Jordan, James Britton, James Houck, Sandra Jordan, Janice Evans, Beverly Roloff, Ray Rogers, Randy Howard, Jamie Prater, Donna Pitts, Dianne Brown, Mickie Parrish

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Alton Bateman, Albert Moore, Larry Murray, Barbara Teakell, Doris Franklin, Noel Newton, Beth Williams, Jo Anna Perkins, Reba Walker

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Fly Page: Favorites

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Most Popular:
Dot Adams & Billy Franklin

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Senior Favorites:
Billy Franklin & Ann Peden; Junior Favorites: Donnie Nesmith & Yvonne Bateman

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Sophomore Favorites:
Charlie Chambers & Carolyn Cagle; Freshman Favorites: Randy Howard & Beverly Roloff

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Football Sweetheart:
Luann Baker; Basketball Sweetheart & Queen of the Hubbard Tournament: Becky Taylor

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F.F.A. Sweetheart:
Barbara Merrell; F.H.A. Beau: Alan Howard

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Best All - Around Athletes:
Ann Peden, Billy Franklin, Barbara Merrell

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Best All - Around Students:
Charles Weldon Jordon & Barbara Merrell

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Nominee For Corsicana Fair and Rodeo:
Carol Franklin; DAR Good Citizen Award: Barbara Merrell

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Fly Page: Sports

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The 1957 Dawson Bulldogs

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Football Review

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Football Team:
Alan Howard, Billy Franklin, Billy Jack Seaton, Jerry Merrell, Dennis Priddy, Bonnie Slater

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Football Team:
Charles French, Donnie Nesmith, Charlie Chambers, Doyle Thompson, Wayne Priddy, Randy Howard

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Football Team:
James Houck, Jamie Prater, Wiley Cottongame, Bobby Almond

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Boys Basketball:
Alton Bateman, Charlie Chambers, James Lee Britton; Manager: Randy Howard, Doyle Thompson, Ray Rogers, Alan Howard, Tommy Christian, Billy Franklin

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Boys Basketball:
Tommy Christian, Alan Howard, Charlie Chambers, Billy Franklin, Randy Howard

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Boys Basketball:
Charles French, Doyle Thompson, James Lee Britton, Ray Rogers

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Girls Basketball Team:
Ann Peden, Barbara Merrell, Donna Jo Pitts, Beverly Roloff, Janice Evans, Sandra Jordan, Doris Franklin, Carolyn Fondren, Patsy Chasten, Leska Garner, Luann Baker

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Girls Basketball Team:
Barbara Merrell, Luann Baker, Patsy Chasteen, Carolyn Fondren, Ann Peden, Sandra Jordan

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Girls Basketball Team:
Shirley Dyer, Beverly Roloff, Doris Franklin, Janice Evans, Donna Pitts, Faylene Tanner

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Baseball Team:
Ray Rogers, James Houck, Doyle Thompson, Alan Howard, Billy Jack Seaton, Tommy Christain, Billy Franklin, Jamie Prater, Ronnie Slater, Jerry Merrell, Charlie Chambers, Larry Murray, Randy Howard, Alton Bateman

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Baseball Team:
Billy Jack Seaton, Jerry Merrell, Alan Howard, Billy Franklin, Ronnie Slater, Doyle Thompson

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Baseball Team:
Charlie Chambers, Tommie Christian, James (Throck) Houck, Jamie Prater, Randy Howard, Larry Murray

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Baseball Team:
Ray Rogers, Alton Bateman

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Fly Page: Organizations

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Future Homemakers of America

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Future Homemakers of America

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Pep Squad

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Becky Taylor & Leska Garner; Drummers: Doris Franklin, Donna Pitts, Sandra Jordan, Janice Evans

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Fly Page: Elementary

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Eighth Grade:
Kenneth Murray, Francis Perkins, Gary Grice, Judy Parrish, Billy Humbert, Myrtle Peterson, Gene Davis, Shelba Baker, Thomas Lambeth, Joel Sawyer, Rebecca Hardin, Sammy Craig, Mary Lee Slater, Jimmy Adams, Linda Raley, Donal Sawyer, Dorothy  Herring, Jim Broughton, Jimmy Bruce, Terry Long, Joyce Adams

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Seventh Grade:
Debye Kerby, Kenneth Bumpers, Nancy Lawrence, Robert Gabie (?), Bobbie Mims, Norwood Warner, Gaynelle Walker, William Priddy, Linda Gannon, Jerry Blissett, Brenda Dyer, Collins Bumpers, Louise McCall, Ronnie Davis, Shron Ivy, Milford Jordan, Betty Jo Price, Elton Taylor, Francis Adams, Newton Matthews, Emma Hollingsworth, Virginia Moore, Billy Don Howell

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Sixth Grade:
Carlton Taylor, Mary Toten, Douglas Lennox, Delores Perkins, Ronnie Lawrence, David Clark, Burt Hollingsworth, Brenda Parrish, Richard Price, Carolyn Bruce, Victor Freeze, Curtis Slater, Ronald Lynn Garner, Kay Priddy, Eugene Price, Betty Murray, Curtis Peden, Wayne Smith, Frank Stewart, Sue Parrish, Raylon Lewis, Gary Broughton, Joe Raley, Ronnie Chasteen

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Fifth Grade:
Sheila Slater, Ralph Baldwin, Wanda Pierce, Roger Warner, Carolyn Rogers, Sammy Montgomery, Sue Sawyer, Otis Cannon, Francis Ronnings, Wayne Gannon, Betty Lewis, Larry Prater, Ann Prater, Larry Whitener, Carolyn Murray, Donnie Chasteen, Betty Godwin, Gary Howell, Sandra Gunn, Ivan Webb

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Fourth Grade:
Johnny Shaw, Lenora Montgomery, Gary Lawrence, Penny McClain, Jackey Clemons, Nancy Kerby, James Almond, Beth Humbert, Jerry Godwin, Betty Dawson, W. P. Chasteen, Sammy Davidson, Dianna Tanner, Charles Slater, Joann Little, Carolyn Long, Helen Teakell, Linda Perkins

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Third Grade:
Barbara Ganze, Raymond Bruce, Lena Moore, Connie Gannon, Leslie Whitener, Jeri Prater, Jim B. Graham, William Mims, Ann Hollingsworth, David Allard, Terry Stewart, Jean Almond, Roy Hayes, Danny Davidson

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Second Grade:
Sandra Slater, Wesley Ronning, Jeannie Lou Freeze, Donna Brown, Jackey Teakell, Patsy Davis, Monnie Montgomery, Bennie Clemons, Patsy Spruiell, Hazel Perkins, Patricia Lewis, Lila Salinas

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First Grade:
Jerry Shaw, Kathy Cannon, Craig White, Brenda Ganze, Gene Rogers, Linda Davis, Johnny Flynn, Kay Montgomery, Roger Teakell, Dan Gannon, Barbara Hardin, Eddie Lewis

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Fly Page: Advertising

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