Share our heritage: Bishop Street School, 1953

Share our heritage | Bishop Street School, 1953

October 7, 2013 

This photo shows the second-grade class from 1953 at the Bishop Street School.


Each Monday, the Centre Daily Times will publish an installment in our “Share our Heritage” series, featuring photos from Centre County’s past. Today’s photo is from Elizabeth Sholl Eisenhower.

This photo shows the second-grade class from 1953 at the Bishop Street School.

Sitting in the first row from the left, from front to back, are: Dan Bathurt, Bill Houser, John Gingery, Barbara Emel and Stephanie Dinges.

Second row, from front to back: Sally Kovacic, Cheryl Spicer, Bob Smith, Denny McMullin and Faye Shawley.

Third row, from front to back: John Wilson, Martha Leitzell, Elizabeth Sholl, Louis Tanney, Pat Nighthart and Judy Stover.

Fourth row, from front to back: Bill Francis, unknown, Jerry Cramer, Vicki Johnson, Cathy Wilson and Sandra Stewart.

Fifth row, from front to back: unknown, Tim Dreese, unknown, Barbara Badger, Karen Biddle and teacher Marjorie Sholl.

Anyone who has any information about the unidentified women can share it with the CDT, and we will pass it along to Eisenhower.

Readers can contribute to the “Share our Heritage” series by sharing their own photos. Just drop off or mail copies of the photos to Centre Daily Times, 3400 E. College Ave., State College, PA 16801 or email them to or directly to Photo Editor Laurie Jones at Provide as much information as you can. All photos in the weekly series are placed in a “Share our Heritage” gallery at If you have any questions about this series, Jones can be reached at 231-6461.

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