Share our heritage | Yarnell School

Students from the Yarnell School in 1954.
Students from the Yarnell School in 1954. 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 Lois Miller, of Bellefonte.

She sent this photo of students from the Yarnell School in 1954.

In the photo, from left to right, are:

First row: Ken Emel, Sam Confer, Russ Rhoades, Dom McCloskey, Sara Wyland, Karen Tharp, Sandra Lutz and teacher Mrs. DeArment.

Second row: Shirley Shawley, Dorothy Coakley, Ron Barndt, Sam Emel, Ron Spicer, Bernice Mayes, Donna Richner and Martha Robison.

Third row: Pete Tharp, Sharon Richner, Barbara Wyland, Connie Coakley, Susan Robinson, Evelyn Anderson and Evelyn Lutz.

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 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.