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The best way to predict the future is to create it - - - Alan Kay

1975 "Back in the Day"

Gerald R. Ford
Vice President:
Nelson Rockefeller
Cost of a Gallon of Gas:
44 cents
Average Income per year:
Average Monthly Rent:
Vietnam War Ends
Microcomputer Altair 8800 is released

Super Bowl Champions:
World Series Champions:
Boston Red Sox
NBA Championship:
Golden St. Warriors
Wimbledon Women:
Billie Jean King
Wimbledon Men:
Arthur Ashe
NCAA Football Champions:
Saturday Night Live:
Premieres on NBC
Academy Award - Best Picture:
The Godfather Part II
Bill Gates founds Microsoft
New Movies      
- Jaws (Steven Spielberg)  
- Let's Do It Again (Sidney Poitier, Bill Cosby and Ossie Davis)  
- Mahogany (Diana Ross, Billy Dee Williams, Berry Gordy)  
Billboard Magazine's Top Hot 100 Songs  
1. Love Will Keep Us Together (Captain & Tennille)  
6. Shining Star (Earth, Wind & Fire)  
13. Lovin' You (Minnie Riperton)  
20. Pick Up the Pieces (Average White Band)  
22. Lady Marmalade (Labelle)  
23. Why Can't We Be Friends (War)  
25. Boggie On Reggae Woman (Stevie Wonder)  
Most Popular R&B Songs in 1975  
- Boogie On Raggae Woman (Stevie Wonder)  
- You're the First, the Last, My Everything (Barry White)  
- Fire (The Ohio Players)  
- Happy People (The Temptations)  
- Shining Star (Earth, Wind & Fire)  
- Give the People What They Want (The O'Jays)  
- Fight the Power (Part 1) (The Isley Brothers)  
- It Only Takes a Minute (Tavares)  
- Games People Play (The Spinners)  
- Low Ridger (War)  
- Let's Do It Again (The Staple Singers)  
Most Likely To Succeed Mr & Miss Brains Most Popular Most School Spirit
Christopher Marshall
Jacqueline Noble
Jeffery Lawrence
Emma Hines
Waymon Carter
Alva Trimble
Michael Pollard
Gloria Geter
Most Attractive    Best Dressed Best Couple Most Talented
Victor Howell
Marguerite Shoulders
   DeWayne Brown
   Carolyn Ruffin
Rodney Trimble
Valinda Thomas
Anthony Lequin Jones
Mary Jo Nance
Wittiest Quietest
Michael Pollard
Kathryn Payeton
Cedric Bryant
Josephine Green
Senior Class Officers President Student Congress
Front Row - Left to Right: Alva Trimble, Waymon Carter, Kathy Payton.
Back Row - Jeffery Lawrence, Cedric Coe, and David Duke
David Simmons

Principal Mr. Howard Miss Howard
Sullivan R. Ruff, Jr. Winfred Moore Faye Jones