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Pomonkey alumni celebrate a shared legaEleanorcy 



Elnora Milstead, left, LaVerne Hawkins
and Charles Thomas lead t'he crowd In the singing of Pomon­key High Sbhool's alma mater cjn Saturday.






STAFF PHOTOS BY GARY SMITH:   Pomonkey High School class of 1967 members Colbert Carter, left, Rhonda Bond Taylor, Calvin Henson and Jackie Washington Baker . celebrate at Saturday's alumni day festival.



Pomonkey High School graduates lucked out on Saurday as the string of crushingly hot August days was bro­ken by cooler temperatures, less humidity, a canopy of . clear, blue skies and, every once in a while, a slight breeze - just in time for the annual alumni day festival.


"We were blessed today," said Violet Simmons, presi­dent of the Pomonkey High School Alumni Association.


"God has showed favor on. us today," agreed the event's mistress of ceremonies, Laverne Hawkins. "Every. other year, it has rained."


Held at the Randolph Furey American Legion Post 170 in Pomonkey; the festival, which has been held for about 10 years, is a reunion for all classes of Pomonkey High

School.               .                                                      .'


The firstblack high-school in then-segregated Charles County, Pomonkey opened its doors in 1922. Its last graduating class was in 1969.                                                  ,

And its alumni couldn't be prouder of their school

Our VisioTigern is to offer the best  services to our members. To always exceed the expectations resulting in classmates delight. Our mission is to provide highest possible quality and information about our organization. Our commitment to offer nothing but the very best is reflected in our vision & mission statements. We exist because of our school and we are very grateful to our teachers who have made us what we are today. We now strive to take our organization to the next level so that we can serve our community even better and continue to keep them fully satisfied in what we do. 

The alumni of Geraldine Woodland, left, Lillian Richardson, Inez Montague and Thelma Milstead Bond are members of the class of 1934. 

Pomonkey High's Roaring Tigers incorpo­rated in the early '60s, estab
­lishing a scholarship program, according to Hawkins.


"It was a segregated com­munity; and this was the only school we had," she explained. "It was about the community. There is a lot of family history



Currently; the association is fundraising not only for its scholarship program but to re­store the Pomonkey High School building and site.


"We're trying to get that old school back in shape," Sim­mons said.


One day, it is hoped, the school will be refurbished and used as a community center in some way; Simmons said.


About five years ago the school system gave the Pomon­key High School building to the county, according to school system spokeswoman Katie O'Malley-Simpson.


Whatever the building is used for, it holds within its walls memories of students and teachers.


"I was the quarterback the first two years we had tackle football," said Philip Thomas, a member of the class of 1960. "And we had a clean record. We· lost all the games we played."


Maybe the illustrious foot­ball seasons manned by Thomas at QB were discussed at the festival on Saturday. Then again, maybe not, considering there were many other activi­ties planned.



     With classic cars rumbling through the field joining the car show display; oldies being spun by a deejay, graduates from all classes ending in the No.7 being honored and former stu­dents and teachers catching up, there was plenty to do at the
.; festival.   "People have spread out so . much" over time, Simmons said, "I don'know where the time fly."


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