Share our heritage | Centre Hall Elementary School, grades 1 and 2

Centre Hall Elementary School, 1942-3 first and second grade class.
Centre Hall Elementary School, 1942-3 first and second grade class. Photo provided

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 Shirley Reed.

Reed shared this photo of the Centre Hall Elementary School first and second grades from the 1942-43 school year.

First row, from left: Irma Meyers, Russel Lair, Shirley Floray, Nancy Hagan, Richard Matter, Warren Dutrow, Nancy Brooks, Basil Brooks, Robert Breon, unknown and teacher Bertha Sharer.

Second row, from left: Gail Hearn, Virginia Slack, Christine Breon, George Vogt, Donna Simpsons, unknown, Mark Fetterolf, Lucile Emery, Jack Horner, Gary Orwig and Bill Potter.

Third row, from left: Bob Garver, Josephine Knarr, Kurt Reiber, Barry Coldren, Kate Matter, Doris last name unknown, Ron Stover, Eugene Lair and Bob Rhoades.

Fourth row, from left: Unknown, Nancy Sellers, Meriam Brown, Barb Struble, Dean Fetterolf, Keith Luse, Bob Martz and Clifford Meyers.

Readers can contribute to the “Share our Heritage” series by dropping off or mailing copies of the photos to Centre Daily Times, 3400 E. College Ave., State College, PA 16801 or email them to Audience Engagement 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.