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Share our heritage: Howard High School trip to Washington, D.C.

Students from Howard High School took a trip to Washington, D.C., on June 2, 1947.
Students from Howard High School took a trip to Washington, D.C., on June 2, 1947. Photo provided

Today’s photo is from Herbert Pletcher from Taneytown, Md. It features the Howard High School student trip to Washington, D.C., on June 2, 1947.

The class of 1945 class trip was canceled due to the war, so those students were included in the 1947 trips.

Front row, from left: Nevin Hoy, Joe Confer, Ken Bitner, Charles Heverly, George Brumbaugh, Herbert Pletcher, unknown, Robert Masden, Jim Gardner, Paul Rogers, Henry Weight, Harold Holt, Sam Carson, Jim Shay, Harold Wyland and Joe Hoy.

Second row, from left: Jean Button, Dorothy Gardner, Janice Mapes, (first name unknown) Neill, (first name unknown) Lucas, Elaine Woomer and Mildred Poorman.

Third row, from left: Jim Button, Mirian Alley, Lois Thompson, Rosetta Lyons, Edna Pifer, Ann Freese, unknown, Iris Strunk, Sue Etters, unknown, Mable Isenberg (teacher), Jake Weikert (principal/teacher), Helen Hiromimus, Nellie Daughenbaugh, Arlene Pletcher, Jennett Coder, Joanne Yearick, Anna Grace Pletcher, Mary Shope, Phyllis Strunk and Joe Bartley.

ABOUT THIS SERIES

Each Monday, the Centre Daily Times will publish an installment in our “Share our Heritage” series, featuring photos from Centre County’s past. Readers are welcome to submit photos to the CDT by mail, in person or by email at jmcallister@centredaily.com.

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