Laurinburg High Class of 1951 holds reunion

LAURINBURG — Laurinburg High School’s Class of 1951 recently held its 65th reunion at Scotia Village.

Approximately 40 people attended the event on July 23.

Grady Watts from Conyers, Georgia was the class vice-president and served as emcee for the occasion. Bobby Snead of Boone, North Carolina gave the invocation and blessing before dinner.

Special recognition was given to Olgus “Pot” Medlin (in absentia) for her tireless efforts in keeping the class reunions ongoing through the years. Following the event, a floral arrangement was given in her honor to be used in Sunday morning’s worship service at First United Methodist Church, Laurinburg.

During a special memorial service, Mildred Polston Greene of Laurinburg and Margaret Perkins House of Fayetteville read the names of those who were no longer with the class. Frank Moore and Kemp Stewart of Laurinburg lit candles in remembrance of each of them.

Following remarks and updates from various classmates, Hoover Harelson of Greensboro discussed future reunion plans and dates.
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