Cameron Blue and Gold Weekend 2012
Program brochure for the 27th Annual Cameron High Alumni Association, Inc. Blue and Gold Weekend, Nashville, TN
Anniversary Celebration Cameron High Alumni Association, Inc. Saturday, November 24, 2012 The Music City Sheraton Hotel 777 McGavock Pike Nashville, Tennessee Welcome to the Cameron High Alumni Association, Inc. Blue and Gold Weekend 2012. There are two ways to view the program brochure.: 1) Simply open the PDF and click from one page to the next as you would with any other digital file. 2) View the brochure online in magazine style by clicking on the link below. (You must be online to view the electronic file.) Thank you for purchasing a copy of this souvenir CD. Because of their support for Cameron Alumni Association, Inc., and its mission, we encourage you to patronize the vendors included in this brochure. http://issuu.com/fit4prin/docs/cameron_blue__and_gold_ball_2012 November 24, 2012 Hello Cameronites! To see President Barack Obama be re-elected for a second term was one of the most gratifying moments that I have had in my life. A surge of joy and optimism overwhelmed me as I recalled all of the abuse and disrespect this President had to endure in the last four years. No other President that I know of in my life time had to exist in this type of climate. Yet he stood tall, faced adversity and continued to stay focused. No doubt he will go down in history as one of the great leaders this country has ever known. When we think of the Cameron High Alumni legacy, we think of something that has been handed down. So, we ask ourselves, what has been handed down over the years that has molded us into the person that we are now? It had to start with our parents whose values we first experienced. For most of us those genuine values were continued and fostered through our teachers. During my generation our teachers were most important, because that’s when life and its opportunities began to open up to us. Our teachers were our parents away from home. They were highly respected and our parents demanded that we respect them. “Seeds,” were sown in our minds that we could be whatever we wanted to be through honesty, integrity and hard work. And most of all, a feeling that we were somebody, just as gifted and talented as anyone else prevailed in the classroom. A section in our yearbooks always contained pages asking us what we wanted to be in life. As I look back, many of those aspirations and dreams were manifested in us and came true. So, on this weekend we celebrate two of those faculty members that had a profound effect on our lives while at Cameron, Miss Ola Hudson and Mr. Leonard Morton. We thank you so very much. The Cameron High Alumni Association is “Alive and Well.” Our legacy of planting “financial seeds” into the lives of young graduates will continue with much enthusiasm! I accept the Presidency of this Alumni Association with much humility. It is a great organization with a great mission. I’ve seen how hard you have worked within this organization. I am aware of your individual contributions whether in finances, labor or participation. For that we say “Thanks.” I am encouraged. Adversity will come and go, but with your determination and will, the Cameron High Alumni Association will flourish! Let us continue to move “Forward.” There is a piece of us in all of us! That’s why we’re FAMILY! We have a “BIG VISION” for the Cameron High Alumni Association. We’re fired up, Ready to go! George McLaurine, President CAMERON HIGH ALUMNI ASSOCIATION, INC. O Oscar Robert Jackson, Sr. scar Robert Jackson, Jr. was one of a kind. Oscar Robert Jackson, Sr., born on August 8, 1914, Nashville, Tennessee, was the fourth of five children of the late William and Lizzie Payton Jackson. The curtain fell on his earthly life on Sunday, May 8, 1988, at Meharry-Hubbard Hospital, after an extended illness. He was educated in the public schools of Nashville, Tennessee, graduating from Pearl High School in 1931. His educational goals and objectives were attained through his studies at Tennessee State University where he received the B. S. Degree; North Carolina Central University, M. S. Degree; Yale University, Certificate of Alcohol Studies; Mammouth College, Diploma in Reading; and Post-Graduate work, Fisk University. After graduating from college, he served as Dean of Men at Natchez College 1914 - 1988 and Tougaloo College in Mississippi. In 1950, he returned to Nashville to teach for a year at Washington Junior High School. He served as Principal of Carter-Lawrence Elementary School from 1951 until the spring of 1958. In the fall of 1958, Mr. Jackson became Principal of Cameron High School, which is the location now for Cameron Middle School. He served as Principal of Cameron until suffering a heart attack in 1970. He retired from Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools on April 23, 1971. He was a member of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, member of the Vestry, member of the Choir, and was a Lay Reader for seventeen years. Mr. Jackson was a charter member of Bordeaux North YMCA; served on the Board of Directors of the Nashville Urban League and South Street Center; member of the Board of Commissioners, Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency; member of the Board, Grace M. Eaton Day Home; Life Member of the National Education Association, National Association of Secondary School Principals, Tennessee Retired Teachers Association, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity; member of NAACP, the Alumni Association of Tennessee State University, Phi Delta Kappa (George Peabody College Chapter), 33rd Degree Mason, and Frontiers International.. The death of Mr. Jackson ended a chapter in the history of education where he left his imprint on the lives of many students. He was a legend; he possessed the drive, the energy, the courage, the determination, the almighty will, and the Grace of God which characterized him as having marks of an educated man. He was a man for all seasons. He was a “tough boss” who could be abrasive, but one knew he was a teacher with a mission. Mr. Jackson was king of all he surveyed and no one seemed to have ever doubted it. Mr. Jackson, as has been noted, was a legend in education — and legends tend to live on in the minds of those who remember. He has now passed the torch to a new generation. 2 CAMERON HIGH ALUMNI ASSOCIATION HISTORY OF THE ORGANIZATION The Cameron High Alumni Association was created on the second Friday of June, 1986 at the Hilton Airport Inn after the former Cameron High School Faculty Luncheon (now the Annual Fellowship Luncheon). A group of former students began to discuss how they could perpetuate the memory of Cameron High School and of our beloved principal, O. R. Jackson. This founding group was comprised of Harry Beamon, Jeanette Brown, Claude Cartwright, Julius Darden, John L. Fair, Eula Hendricks, Patria Haley-Howard, Josephine S. Jackson, Ronnie Johnson, Ronald Myles, Kenneth Southall, Charleene Spencer, Jimmy Wallace, Charles Watkins, and Evelyn Watson. This core group formed the Cameron High Alumni Association with the purpose of creating a scholarship fund for descendants of Cameron High School alumni. The first elected officers in 1986 were Patria Haley-Howard, president; Harry Beamon, first vice president; Jewell Betty, second vice president; Rollie McAdoo, third vice president; Ronald Myles, treasurer; Claude Cartwright, Barbara Snell, and Bill Taylor, assistant treasurers; Ethel Rucker, recording secretary; Josephine Jackson and Kenneth Southall, assistant secretaries; Tonya Matlock, Evelyn Watson, and Barbara Willams, corresponding secretaries; Eddie Frierson, chaplain; Charles Watkins, assistant chaplain; Ronnie Johnson, parliamentarian; and Charleene Spencer, historian. The associationâ€™s first official meeting site was the conference room in Gentry Center on the campus of Tennessee State University. It is here that the groundwork was laid to establish what has become a vital and successful alumni association. The groupâ€™s first mission was to establish fund-raising activities to build the scholarship fund. Thus was born the Blue and Gold Week-end. The festivities have historically occurred on the Friday, Saturday, and Sunday after Thanksgiving. In its first year, activities included the Blue and Gold Banquet at the Sheraton Music City Hotel, the Blue and Gold Ball at the National Guard Armory, and Sunday Worship Service at Mt. Ararat Baptist Church. For some years the Birdland Revue extended the Blue and Gold Week-end, parading extraordinary talent, old and new. The Blue and Gold Ball has been the major fundraiser for the CHAA. For the first nine years, the ball was held at the National Guard Armory or the Municipal Auditorium. For the next nine years, the ball was held at the Millennium Maxwell House Hotel. In 2010, to lend an added air of elegance and to provide additional monies to the scholarship fund, the dinner/dance site was the Music City Sheraton Hotel. The following alumni have served as president of our organization: Patria Haley-Howard, 1986-89; Harry Beamon, 1989-91; Claude Cartwright, 1991-93; Josephine S. Jackson, 1993-95; Tonya Chavers Frierson, 1995-97 and again from 2004-06; Jalilah Haqq (Jewell Betty), 1997-2000; Eula Hendricks, 2000-04; Shirley Edmondson, 200608; Charles E. Watkins, 2008-2012; and George McLaurine, the current president. The organization has taken on, or has been a part of, many activities in its twenty-six-year history, including spearheading the naming of the Hull-Jackson Montessori School, and providing assistance to both the Hull-Jackson Montessori School and to Cameron Middle School. The CHAA has sponsored a bus trip to Atlanta, GA and a cruise to the Bahamas. In 2003, The CHAA donated a picture of Mr. H. A. Cameron and awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Cameron Middle School. This was the year that the association opened its Archives, or Alumni Room at Cameron Middle School. Continued on next page 3 Continued from p. 3 This room has become a virtual treasury of rare Cameron High School memorabilia and is the current site of CHAA meetings, both regular (second Tuesday of each month from September-June) and special. The Alumni Room also hosts the Cameron football brotherhood that meets once a month. In past years, the CHAA has hosted and directed a Gospel Extravaganza, bringing together local churches and choirs to benefit Cameron Middle School. The Cameron singers, led by Mr. Leonard H. Morton, were another by-product of the CHAA. This group formed an important nucleus of what is now the Pearl Cameron Community Choir, which, under the continued direction of Mr. Morton, celebrated its 10 th anniversary in 2010. The CHAA is responsible for the designation of the Cameron facility as an historical monument and therefore part of the National Register; as such, it cannot be destroyed. More recently, CHAA military veterans participated in the Veterans’ Day Celebration at Cameron School (in the 200809 academic year). The CHAA hosted its first annual Spring Fling in late May 2009 on the Cameron football field, and will continue to hold this event in future years to benefit the scholarship fund. Also in 2009, the CHAA achieved nonprofit, tax exempt status, a long-sought accomplishment that will significantly reduce costs and increase revenue. The Lifetime Membership list of the CHAA has reached almost 300 to date. The CHAA continues to actively seek contributions of $100.00 from Cameron alumni and friends to increase the size and the force of this crucial group. The CHAA Newslink, published four times a year, is distributed to all lifetime members. Our official website is www.cameronalumni.net. The CHAA has awarded over $100,000 in scholarships during its twenty-six years. The fund is named after O. R. Jackson, who served as principal for most of the 15 years of Cameron High School’s existence (1957-1971). Our organizational focus is to provide educational/financial assistance to deserving young men and women, to foster fellowship, unity, and, support among our membership, and to perpetuate goodwill among those we touch. We hold closely to our hearts our motto, because the Cameron High School experience is precious and unique: “MANY IMITATE, BUT NONE CAN DUPLICATE.” Written by Harry Beamon, ’60 Updated by Gloria (Thomas) Pillow, ’65 Last update: 11/2012 4 The Cameron High Alumni Association, Inc. Presents Our 27th Year Anniversary Praise and Worship Service Tabernacle M.B. Church 2214 12th Avenue, South Friday, November 23, 2012 7 p.m. Rev. Samuel Sims, Worship Leader Selection The Tabernacle Mass Choir Devotion Scripture Rev. Larry J.T. Boyd Prayer Rev. Morgan Branch Selection The Tabernacle Mass Choir Greetings Mary Watts-Keeble Class of ’62 Tribute Rev. Freddie Dixon Offering Cameron Ushers Offertory Prayer Rev. Samuel Sims Memorial Steve Burton A & B Selection The Tabernacle Mass Choir Introduction of Speaker Linda Petway (Mother) Solo Joyce Caudle Sermon Rev. Leon Corder, Jr., Pastor Swift Tabernacle Baptist Church Invitation to Discipleship Rev. Corder Remarks George McLaurine, President, CHAA Benediction Rev. Corder The Praise and Worship Committee and the CHAA extend our deepest appreciation to the Tabernacle Church Family for the use of their Sanctuary and the support of the members, Rev. Leon Corder, Jr, our many friends, and all of the program participants. Thank you, The Committee Almedia Blackman, Eula Hendricks, and Shirley Johnson 5 In Grateful Appreciation Of O Miss Ola Hudson la G. Hudson, CFCS, is a native Nashvillian who was reared along with her eight siblings by devoted Christian parents, the late Benjamin F. and Rachel Tarrant Hudson. A product of the public schools, she graduated from Pearl High School and received both BS and MS degrees from A & I State College, now Tennessee State University. In 1987 she became a member of the first group certified by the American Home Economics Association, now known as the, American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. Her long and successful career included teacher of Home Economics at Franklin Training School in Franklin, and Cameron and East High Schools in Nashville, Tennessee; program assistant in the Human Relations Department; coordinator of Home Economics/Health Sciences Technology/Technology Preparation and interim director of Vocational, Adult and Community Education, Metropolitan Public Schools. Among the innovative and highly successful programs she either initiated or coordinated were: (1) the first laboratory pre-school program to be held in cooperation with a Metro Schools Child Development class. (2) a federally-funded program â€œA Night on the Townâ€?, in which seniors from seven selected Metro high schools received an etiquette booklet , which she authored, and training prior to going out on the town as a homeroom group to a restaurant and entertainment of their choice. Her forty-one year career continues to be a source of pride and satisfaction as she continually meets former students and their parents who cite incidents and evidence of the impact she had on their lives. Two examples of the esteem of former students and parents came when she was inducted into the Tennessee Teachers Hall of Fame upon the nomination of a former student and her parents; and the Ola G. Hudson Scholarship given by the Detroit Cameron High Alumni Association to a T S U student. An active member of Spruce Street Baptist Church, she is former chairman of the Trustee Board. Currently, she is a member of the Board of Deacons; the Sanctuary Choir; the Spruce Street Community Development Corporation; and advisor to the Vareda Williams Missionary Circle. She also served as chairman of the Board of the Spruce Street Golden Manor, Inc. which facilitated the planning and construction of this 23 unit Senior Independent Living Apartment complex. Other volunteer activities include: past president of the Metropolitan Nashville Retired Teachers Association; secretary, Board of Directors of the Metrocenter Teachers Apartment; member, Pearl-Cohn Teen Learning Center Board; past president, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority; member and past chairman, TSU Agriculture and Home Economics Hall of Fame Committee. In addition to these organized volunteer efforts, her greatest joy comes from the countless hours she spends while ministering to family members, friends, church and Sorority members as well as strangers who are sick, hungry, needy, bereaved or lonely. These and other volunteer efforts have lead to these recent honors: cited as a Local Visionary and included in the first edition of the book `A Wealth of Wisdom`, 2003, edited by Camille Cosby and Renee Poussaint and inauguration of the Ola G. Hudson Volunteer Leadership Award,2005, to be given annually by the Tennessee State University Cooperative Extension Program; and induction into the TSU Agriculture and Home Economics Hall of Fame, 2006. Former Cameron High School Faculty Member 6 In Grateful Appreciation Of Mr. Leonard Hugh Morton L eonard Hugh Morton, Sr., was born in Chicago, Illinois, where he attended public schools. He served in the 118th Ground Forces Band. He attended the Chicago Conservatory of Music and Tennessee State University, where he received his B.S. and M.S. in Music. Morton was initiated into Alpha Theta Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., in 1949. He began teaching at Wilson County High School in Lebanon, TN. While there, he was honored on “Leonard Morton Day.” Morton was Director of Bands at Cameron High School in Nashville, TN, from 1961-1969. He served on the Arranging Staff for the Tennessee State University Aristocrat of Bands from 1969-1998. In 1962, he organized the Leonard Morton Jazz Trio. Morton was appointed as Supervisor of Music for Elementary Schools in the Nashville Davidson County School District in 1969. In 1978, he was appointed as Coordinator of Music Education, Nashville Davidson County School District, and was the first African American to hold this position. Morton was Director of Community Based Choir, the Cameron Singers, form 1978-2000. He was the founder and director of the American Baptist College Male Chorus and The 30 Men of Clark, Clark Memorial United Methodist Church. Since 1975, Morton has worked with the Provincial Music Committee of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., and has developed Province Choruses to sing at Public Meetings and Closed Banquets. He has served as adjudicator for the Student of The Year Pageant at both the National and Province levels and has conducted numerous “Songs of Kappa Alpha Psi” seminars at C. Rodger Wilson Leadership Conferences (with emphasis on the Kappa Alpha Psi Hymn) and MOIP Sessions. He has received several Kappa awards for service, alumni achievement and lifetime achievement. Although the list of recognitions, awards and honors Morton has received is quite lengthy, it includes the following: Honorary Doctor of Music, 2007, A.P. Clay Christian Theological College, Kenner, Louisiana Cameron High School Certificate of Appreciation, 2006; Advisors Recognition, 2005 Tennessee State University Alumni Association Plaque, C2006, Contributions to TSU and the Nashville Community Pearl/Cameron Founders Award, 2006; and 2005, Establishment of the “Leonard Morton, Sr. Scholarship Fund” Wilson County High School Alumni Plaque of Distinction, 2002, Lebanon, TN Clark Church United Methodist Women, 2006, Certificate of Appreciation Program & Scholarship Coordinator Former Cameron High School Faculty Member 7 Annual Cameron Alumni Brunch Program Cameron Gymnasium Saturday, November 24, 2012 Welcome George E. McLaurine, President, CHAA Introduction of Master of Ceremonies Rev. Morgan Branch Master of Ceremonies Dr. Tonya Frierson Prayer Rev. Samuel Sims Order of Food Serving: Honoreess, Former Cameron Faculty, Honored Classes will lead serving line) Recogntion of Special Guests Selection Cameron Singers Tributes to Ms. Ola Hudson Mrs. Jalilah Haqq & Mrs. Gloria Pillow Tributes to Mr. Leonard Morton Mr. Jimmy Wallace & Mrs. Gloria Pillow Selection Cameron Singers Recognition of Former Cameron Faculty Recognition of Classes in Attendance Recognition of CH AA Lifetime Members O. R. Jackson Scholarship Assistance Remarks Mr. George E. McLaurine, President Cameron Alma Mater All Stand Prayer and Dismissal Brunch Menu Steak and Gravy Sausage & Bacon Eggs, Apples, Hash Brown Casserole Homemade Biscuits Jelly/Preserves Assorted Fruits, Juices, Milk, Coffee, Water Patrick Tucker Catering Service 615-812-0907 8 In Loving Tribute to Mr. James McKinley Robinson Cameron High School Assistant Principal, Principal, Scholar, and Gentleman A builder builded a temple; A teacher builded a temple: He wrought with care and skill: - She wrought with skill and care; _ Pillars and groins and arches Forming each pillar with patience, Were fashioned to meet his will; Laying each stone with prayer. And men said when they saw its beauty: None saw the unceasing effort: “It shall never know decay. None knew of the marvelous plan: Great is thy skill, O Builder, for the temple the teacher builded Thy fame shall endure for aye.” Was unseen by the eyes of man. Gone is the builder’s temple; Crumbled into the dust, Pillar and groin and arches Food for consuming rust; But the temple the teacher builded Shall endure while the ages roll; For that beautiful, unseen temple Was a child’s immortal soul. – Annonymous We are grateful for the numerous young men and women you helped develop at Cameron High school, and throughout the school system. Former Cameron High School Faculty Members and Students 9 Dinner/Ball Programme Cameron High Alumni Association, Inc. 26th Annual Dinner/Ball Saturday, November 24, 2012 Honoring the Classes of 1962 and 1967 Mr. Steve Burton, Master of Ceremonies Mr. Victor Moore, Master of the Classics Invocation Rev. Cora Austin ~ Dinner ~ Welcome Mrs. JoAnn Washington The Occasion Mr. George McLaurine President, CHAA, Inc. Ringing of the Bell Mr. Steve Burton Recognition of Classes Master of Ceremonies Recognition of Lifetime Members Master of Ceremonies Panther Awards Mr. Ronnie Johnson Raffle Door Prizes 10:30 p.m. Mrs. Ruby Robinson Mrs. Joann Washington Cameron High School Alma Mater Everyone Stand The Executive Board of the Cameron High Alumni Association, Inc. and the Blue and Gold Weekend Events staff extends sincere appreciation for your loyal support and participation in our 27th Annual Blue and Gold Weekend Events. A special thank you is extended to all who worked and contributed their time and efforts to make this Blue & Gold Weekend a success. George McLaurine, President Cameron High Alumni Association, Inc. 10 Honoring the Class of 1962 Congratulations! to the Cameron High Alumni Association from the “Recently Celebrated 50th Year Class Reunion” of the Class of ’62 11 Honoring the Class of 1967 Celebrating 45 Years Since We Walked Those Hallowed Halls Best Wishes to the Cameron High School Alumni Association 12 Congratulations to CHAA, Inc. 13 GEORGE E. MCLAURINE REAL ESTATE BROKER THANK YOU NASHVILLE FOR 30 YEARS!!! 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Stratton, Licensed Funeral Director Judith Mooney Hill, Licensed Funeral Director Minister Harrold Henderson, Licensed Funeral Director Linda D. Johnson, CFSP 20 Best Wishes to the Cameron High Alumni Association, Inc. on behalf of 21 Temple Academy Preschool 3810 Kings Lane Nashville, TN 37218 (615) 876-4086 Providing Quality Christian Childcare for ages 1-4 years Before and After Care For Cumberland Elementary School TAPS shall not show discrimination based on race, creed, color, religion, sex, handicap, or national origin. 22 In Grateful Memory Of Former Cameron High School Faculty & Staff Members Mrs. Mary Katherine Patton Mrs. Olist T. Roberts And Mrs. Louise N. Watson We remember three educators today, And all that made them the teachers they were--Their work, their gifts, all that they enjoyed and found rewardingâ€Śâ€Ś Calling to mind their beginnings, their journeys, and the wonderful stories, we love to share about them. We celebrate three lives today, And all that earned them the love, the admiration, The respect of family and friends. We are grateful for our time with them, enriched for having known them, and blessed to have many beautiful memories of them in our hearts and minds forever. Former Cameron High School Faculty Members and Alumni 23 Best Wishes to Cameron High Alumni Association 24 Congratulations Cameron Alumni Association, Inc. From Economic Barber & Beauty Shop 568 Rosedale Ave. Nashville, TN 37211 615-251-4788 Eddie Sam Frierson, Sr., Owner Congratulations to CHAA Mr. Dâ€™Mitri M. Cannon 6th Degree Black Beltâ€”Mater Instructor World Taekwondo Fed & Korea Taekwondo Association Email: email@example.com Cell: 615-566-9447 25 Congratulations to the CHAA, Inc. Gene & Jeanetta Green “Dynamic Class of ’65” Best Wishes to CHAA, Inc. EZ Homebuyer, LLC WE BUY HOUSES ~ CLOSE IN 14 DAYS OR LESS 615-397-2108 Thomas_pillow@bellsouth.net Divorce, Foreclosure, Bankruptcy, Relocation, Medical, Inheritance, Downsizing, Tired of Rental Property Thomas Pillow/ CHS Class of ’64 26 firstname.lastname@example.org 27 615-474-3431 615-365-2292 FAX email@example.com Congratulations To the Cameron High Alumni Association on Your 27th Annual Blue and Gold Weekend 28 Congratulations And Best Wishes To The Cameron High School Class of 1962 On Your 50th Year Anniversary Freddie B. Dixon, Sr. Class of 1962 Austin, Texas 29 30 In Loving Memory Of My Friends Class of 1958 Albert “Al” Ogleton In Loving Memory of Cynthia Cannon Kenner “Cindy” 1959 — 2011 Ronald “Onion” Spencer Henry “Hanky Panky” Laster My Sister and Best Friend Remembered by Remembered by James “Steve” Burton Amelia Scruggs Congratulations Best Wishes Cards tailored just for you! Tonya M. Green 615-305-4093 www.gailhughes.net 31 Congratulations! Best Wishes CHAA from JoAnn Washington Terrell L. Perry, Owner MBS, CPT—NASM Certified 615-351-3077 SSPFITNESS@COMCAST.NET Congratulations CHAA from Ed’s Fish House www.washington.agenthub.net In Memory of Our Beloved Parents Mrs. Odella Brown Mr. Felix W. Brown Remembered by Sons Felix Brown, Class of ’62 Van Brown, Class of ’66 Ardell Brown, Class of ’70 firstname.lastname@example.org 32 Wayne Brown, O.H.S., Class of ’74 2012 2012â€” â€” 2014 Executive Board & Staff President George E. McLaurine 1st Vice President Gloria Pillow Recording Secretary Shirley Johnson Asst. Recording Secretary Almedia Blackman Corresponding Secretary Bobbi Lyons Chief Financial Officer William (Bill) Taylor Treasurer Barbara Coure Public Relations Amelia Scruggs Newsletter Editor Princess Gordon-Patton Parliamentarian Jackie B. Brown Historian & Webmaster Morgan Branch Chaplain Jennifer Dobbins Asst. Chaplain Gene Green Consultants: Leonard H. Morton, Sr. Millie Washington 33 34 Alma Mater, p. 2 35 Remarks from Brochure Chairperson It has been an honor and a privilege for me to serve as chair of the brochure committee of the Cameron High Alumni Association. The members of this committee are to be commended for the time and energy put into this project. They have worked tirelessly to make the brochure one to be proud of and representative of the Cameron spirit. Additionally, I want to thank each individual member of the organization that worked with us to make this a success. We also owe a debt of gratitude to the many individuals and businesses that purchased ad space and advertisements in this brochure. Many of you have been contributors for several years and we are eternally grateful for your continued support. To help support your businesses, we encourage our alumni and friends to patronize you as much as possible. The sole purpose of the Cameron High Alumni Association is to give back to the community through the O.R. Jackson Scholarship Fund. Therefore we solicit each alumnus to become a lifetime member and become active in the organization. â€” Amelia Cheek Scruggs 2012 Brochure Committee Members Princess Gordon-Patton Designer/Editor 36 George McLaurine William Corley Photographer See You Next Year! CAMERON HIGH ALUMNI ASSOCIATION, INC INC.