Share our heritage: Bellegrove School class of 1936-37

Share our heritage | Bellegrove School 1936-37 Class

May 5, 2014 

This photo shows the Bellegrove School class of 1936-37.


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 Tina Craig Storms, who submitted it on behalf of her stepfather, Ernest Glenn Ammerman, of Julian.

Storms wrote: “This photo is the 1936-37 Class of the Bellegrove School that was on Rattlesnake Pike in Unionville/Julian some 76 years ago.”

The students that Ammerman was able to identify include:

Front row, from left: Melvin Conley, Ernest Ammerman, Harold Tice and Russell Tice.

Second row, from left: Maxine Ammerman, Benida Irvin and Lester Tice.

Third row, from left: Foster Ammerman, Shirley Way, Richard Way, Cecil Hall, Charles Baney and Lester Bruss.

Fourth row, from left: Junior Showers, Kenneth Bruss, First name unknown Flick, Robert Way, First name unknown Robinall, Clark Tice, Fred Way, John Tice and Frank Irvin.

Fifth row, from left: Sycilla Lucas, Dorothy Ammerman, Helen Hall, Helen Tice, First name unknown Robinall, Edith Haines, Junior Spotts, Lawrence Ammerman and the class teacher, Ethel Meckas.

Sixth row, from left: Lila May Wilson, Margaret Hall, Vivian Hall and Julia Flick.

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 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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