North City Students Honored at Special Awards Day Program

North City Students Honored at Special Awards Day Program

(June 2, 1962; article from The Daily Post-Athenian, Athens, TN)

Pat Jaquish and Sandra Frazier took the music award honors at North City School Awards program Friday following a recognition of the school fire and safety patrol by Robert Benton, principal.

Sandra Stanton was given the school service award and Maxine Moncal [sic - Monroe], the young citizens certificate.

The Tom Taylor Award for the most progress over a four year period went to Roberta Robertson.

Richard L. (Dick) Ray presented the American Legion Award to Gary Wade and Shelia Kennedy. Mayor Leroy Anderson gave Ricky Gunter and Phyllis Ables the Chamber of Commerce Award and Frank Buttram honored Sandra Nipper with the Kiwanis Scholarship Award.
[Click link to view award.]

Library day was set for June 14, at 9 a.m.

[Editorial note: In 1962, the Athens Kiwanis Club began giving Kiwanis Scholarship Awards to students with demonstrated academic achievement. I was honored with the first of these awards given to a North City School student. This organization is widely acclaimed for contributions and service to educational endeavors. Frank Buttram, a local businessman, served as the president of Athens Kiwanis Club in 1942. In 1987, he was presented with the club's Distinguished Service Award.]

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