William Henry High School, formerly known as William W. M. Henry Comprehensive High School 1952-1965, celebrated 65 years with two nights and a day of camaraderie.
During evening programs Sept. 1-2, there were door prizes, a memorial service for deceased executive committee members and a deceased memorial for members who passed 2014-17, replicas of William Henry High School that were a part of the kit given to alumni and paraphernalia on sale.
During the church service at Whatcoat United Methodist Church’s 11 a.m. service Sept. 3, the Rev. Elmer N. Davis Jr. provided the sermon.
William Henry Alumni Association will participate in the Delaware State University parade and Old Dover Days parade, as they have for the past nine years. They will continue to distribute scholarships and help where needed in the Dover community.
Members of WHHS Executive Committee who are responsible for the celebration are as follows: Anita McDowell Boyer, president; Gloria Deputy Minus, vice president; Sheila McDowell Griffin, secretary; Vivian Brown Starnes, assistant secretary; Shirley Hicks Riley, treasurer; William Holden Jr., assistant treasurer and historian; Harvey Riley, parliamentarian; Bessie Stroud Crain, ways and means and kits; Roger Young, parade coordinator; Myrtle Baynard Watkins, paraphernalia; Bobby Carney Jones, kits and communication; Eunice Wayman Fountain, prizes; Naomi Wayman, registration; Freddie Douglas, photography; and Hilda Mosley Flowers, parade.