12/19/20 - NNHS Newsletter
Rise Up, Shepherd, and Follow
“And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night.”
- Luke 2:8 (KJV)
“And when he had called the people unto him with his disciples
also, he said unto them,
- Mark 8:34 (KJV)
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
This Christmas carol is one we've only used twice before as a Newsletter theme. Merry Christmas!
BONUS - Rise Up Shepherd and Follow - The King's Singers
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday today to Durwood Adams ('57) AND the late Suzie Bauz ('63) (d. 11/03/14)!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Ellen Carney Manson ('63) of SC!
Happy Birthday this week to:
21 - Ray Stinnette ('63) of VA;
22 - Kitty Norman Haskins ('57) of VA AND the late Elliott Schlosser ('63) (d. 05/27/20) AND Dottie Pegram Daniels (NNHS / George Washington HS - '64) of WV AND Harry Barritt ('64) of VA AND Dale Mueller ('64) of VA AND Bill Rash ('67) of VA;
23 - Tom Flax ('64) of VA AND Joyce Lawrence Cahoon ('65) of VA AND Holly Hill Campbell (Hampton Roads Academy - '72) of VA
24 - James Gay ('57) AND Ann W. Hutcheson ('57) AND Malcolm Davis ('65) of VA AND Sandye Jordan Frost ('67) of NC;
25 - The late Patsy Bloxom Meider (d. 10/09/20) ('57) AND Doug Dickinson ('69) of VA!
Many Happy Returns, One and All!
100 YEARS AGO TODAY:
|December 19, 1970 - King Constantine I was restored as King of the Hellenes after the death of his son Alexander of Greece and a plebiscite.|
THIS DAY IN WWII:
December 19, 1941 -Adolf Hitler became Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the German Army.
December 19, 1941 - Limpet mines placed by Italian divers sank the HMS Valiant (1914) and HMS Queen Elizabeth (1913) in Alexandria harbour.
December 19, 1945 - British Fascist, John Amery, was executed by the British Government for treason at the age of 33.
THIS DAY IN1970:
|December 19, 1970 - Model and actor Tyson Beckford was born in Rochester, New York.|
From My Friend, Susan, of NC - 12/18/14:
|“Being humble means
recognizing that we are not on earth to see how important we can become,
but to see how much difference we can make in the lives of others.”
Gordon B. Hinckley
Thanks so much, Susan!
From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 12/19/17:
|Thank you, Joan!|
From My Friend, Ann, of MO - 12/18/20, 12:51 AM:
Another day closer...
Thank you ever so much, Ann! I'm truly looking forward to this event, and hope I'll be able to see it. I seem to have missed that last one in 1226.
Merry Christmas to you and John!
From Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of VA - 12/16/20, 9:08 PM:
Merry Christmas to you and Lou!