1959 Cheerleaders
 
 
Varsity
 
L. to R.: Eleanor Fowler ('59); Marlene Matthews ('60); Sandra Walker ('60); Gloria Tart ('59); Sandra Taylor ('59); Kay Knight ('59) (Head); Melinda Walker ('59); Frances Hammond ('60); and Christine Anas ('60). FRONT ROW: Gloria Tart ('59); Kay Knight ('59) (Head); Sandra Walker ('60); MIDDLE ROW: Sandra Taylor ('59); Frances Hammond ('60); Marlene Matthews ('60); BACK ROW: Eleanor Fowler ('59); Melinda Walker ('59); and Christine Anas ('60). TOP: "'Two bits, four bits, six bits, a dollar.  All for Newport stand up and holler!'"
BOTTOM: "'A dash of pep, a sprinkle
of steam, a dose of coaching, and
a whole lot of team' are the recipe
for winning the Turkey Day Classic,
as prepared by the
Varsity Cheerleaders
in the Hampton Pep Assembly."
1959 Anchor, p. 56 1959 Anchor, p. 7 1959 Anchor, p. 8
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News
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Melinda Walker ('59), Kay Knight ('59) (Head), and Gloria Tart ('59) help the Hampton Cheerleaders with their corsages prior to the Thanksgiving Day Classic. NNHS and HHS cheerleaders and their mascots together at the Newport News/Hampton Turkey Day Classic
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"Contributing much to the success of our athletic activities are our Varsity pepsters.
Equipped with originality and enthusiasm, these lively girls planned pep assemblies,
led the student body in cheering at football and basketball games,
and planned new and different ways to encourage better school spirit at Newport News High School."
 
 
Junior Varsity
 
NNHS
1959
L. to R.: Betsy McIntosh ('62);  Sally Morewitz ('62); Jane Walker ('62);  Stephanie Spradlin ('62); Tina Burroughs ('62); and Rochelle Leifer ('61); FRONT: Judi Hawley ('61) (Head). (uncaptioned)

J. V. Cheerleaders
(I THINK! - maybe - possibly maybe...)

1959 Anchor, p. 56 1959 Anchor, p. 15
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 "Our pint-sized bundles of pep, the Junior Varsity Cheerleaders, also do a lot in encouraging school spirit,
not only at Junior Varsity games, but also in presenting unusual songs and skits in pep assemblies. 
These girls, as well as the Varsity Cheerleaders, are elected by the Student Body in the spring."

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