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Polk County teacher appointments, 1934-35
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At a meeting of the Polk county school board, teachers were selected for the county for 1934-35.

From a 1934 Polk County News

At a meeting of the Polk county school board, teachers were selected for the county for 1934-35.

Benton high school: J.L. Brewer, principal. A.J. Anderson, algebra and chemistry; R.M. Blair, science; F.R. Bradford, agriculture; Miss Lerah Emerson, English; Miss Cora Lee Garrison, English and expression; Miss Virginia Holder, home economics; Miss Bonnie Lillard, history; Cecil Lillard, commercial; Mrs. J.C. McAmis, English and library; Miss Floy Ring, Latin and French; W.J. Smith, mathematics; Miss Louse Swan, home economics.

Copperhill High school: J.M. Reedy, principal; B.F. German, Emmett Weeks, E.A. Hetzner, W.A. Seeley, Mary Cook, Oina Mitchell, Rachel McKey, Mrs. Campbell, Margaret Kollock.

Ducktown high school: W.B. Shoulders, principal; C.C. Carleton, Paul Fitts, Harvey Robinson, Louise Belk, Mildred McLane, Miss Posey.

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Copperhill: Floye Overby, Ivan Carpenter, Amy Humphreys, Effie Beckler, Edna Hurlbert, Helen McCay, Mrs. Bernard Smith, Gladys Center, Helen Arp, Aleece Singleton, Sally Cook, Lillian Davis.

Ducktown: F.P. Smith, Mrs. W.G. Benson, Irene Tollett, Radie Taylor, Gainell Bell, Christine Griffith, Nora Cutcher, Dorothy Hyatt, Pauline Brooks, Vera Skullman, Lavanche Biggs.

Benton: Mrs. Gerttrude H. Brewer, 8th grade; Miss Mona Gregory, 7th; Miss Lucy Clemmer, 6th; Mrs. Laura Lillard, 5th; Miss Anna Reba Taylor, 4th; Miss Bernice Russell, 3rd; Miss Amy Clemmer, 2nd; Miss Margaret Russell, 1st  B; Miss Carol Wilson, 1st A.

Isabella: C.G. Cochran, principal; Maud Collins, Clough Wallace, Desma Long, Evelyn Payne, Nora Bell.

Farner: Roy Standridge, principal; Gena Standridge, Amanda Presswood, Mabel Lowery.

Willow Springs: C.O. Tallent, Lunas McGee.

Kimsey: Fred Mason.

Postelle: John Standridge, Niva Brewer.

Boonville: Edith Hall.

Grassy Creek: Mrs. C.S. Allen, Ella Lee Rogers.

Tumbling Creek: Jessie Arp.

Caney Creek: Opal Higdon.

Greasy Creek: Ruth Lewis, principal; Elsie Green.

Reliance: Ethel Crumley, Beulah Hammons.

Hickey: Violet Bonine.

Hampton: Elsie Lou Hamby.

Fairview: Glenn Higdon.

Delano: I.L. Wilson, principal; Ruth Culpepper, Katherine Crumley, Mayme Lewis.

Linsdale: R.E. Firestone, principal; Eva Lee Gilliland, Katherine Witt, Eleanor Carter.

Taylors: Mrs. F.L. Howell, principal; Alta Prince, Herlien McCamy, Ola Williams, Pearl Hutsell.

Old Fort: Dan Clemmer, Kate McCamy, Amy Brown, Una Finnell.

Conasauga: J.V. Goodner, Vivian Kemp, Doris Painter, Lillian Pippenger, Susy Flowers.

Cookson Creek: J.W. Wilson, Lavanda Carver.

Ball Play: Mattie Adams.

Muddy Ford: Sue Rymer.

Blue Ridge: T.W. Lowery.

Zion: Fannie Lillard, Margie Gilliland.

Parksville: Dorothy Gilbert.

Oak Grove: H.J. Crumley.

Kings (colored): M.D. Neeley, Bertha McKissic.

Elementary supervisors: Miss Nettie Brogden, Mrs. W.J. Smith.


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