New Look for Class of 1966
Author: Bob Johnson
Graduated from Central in 1965. Had the honor of being Mr. Central 1965. Started on the Central Basketball Team for three years and was a member of the Track Team in my senior year. Shared command with Bryant Millsaps of the Central JROTC unit in my senior year. Other activites at Central are documented in the 1963 -1965 Champions. Received an athletic scholarship and played Division I College Basketball for four years. When I graduated from Auburn in 1969, I was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Army Adjutant General Corps and served 25 years on active duty, retiring in 1994. Some of the military awards I earned include the Legion of Merit, one Meritorious Service Medal for Achievement, six Meritorious Service Medals for Service, Joint Service Medal for Achievement, two Army Commendations Medals, and Viet Nam Service Medal. After retirement in 1994, I became a Real Estate Broker until my second retirement in 2010. I am passionate about Central History and am pleased to be Administrator of this Blog/Site. View All Posts
3 thoughts on “New Look for Class of 1966”
And what was the new look? Looks pretty much the same when I left in 1959.
After going to the next post I see what the difference is. I thought that it looked kind of plain but couldn’t put my finger on it. I wonder why they would have spent the money to do that and then close the school after 4 more school years? I lived at home about three blocks from Central until Nov. of 65 and my parents were there until well after the school was closed and as many times as I passed old Central I never noticed that plain look.
Does anyone have any old brick pieces from the old school?