The OHHS Class of 1974 was recognized during the Class of 2024 graduation. They also held a 50-year reunion the following day at the Liberty Theatre. 

Photo of members of the Class of 1974Photo of members of the Class of 1974

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Our Class of 1974 was honored at the graduation ceremony of OHHS - Class of 2024 on May 17, 2024, fifty years to the date, since our graduation!!! Our class was the first in Oak Hill's history to have an outdoor graduation on our football field. To our dismay, once into our ceremony with Mr. Merrill D. Davis as our speaker, rain forced our ceremony indoors to our auditorium!!!!  Hence, our high school's first outdoor-indoor graduation!!!!   

Our Class of 1974 extends a heartfelt thank you to our administration, staff, and to our OHHS - Class of 2024, for honoring our class on our 50th anniversary.  Our class expresses to our new graduates ....... a bright future of happiness, joy and love, a new journey of adventures to explore, and please know that nothing is impossible to achieve, because with God, ALL things are possible. Congratulations to our OHHS - Class of 2024!!!  

Photo of the Class of 1974 by a school bus on May17, 2024Group photo taken next to our school bus (alumni, who were able to attend):

Left to right:  Doug Davis, Monty McCain, Teresa (Malone) Jenkins, Tim Jenkins, Rick Sharp, Nancy (Bowens) Jenkins, Nancy Haydon, Cindy Clark, Melinda (Simpson) Thompson, Pam Woolum, Debbie (Triplehorn) Willis, Angie (Clark) Shanks, Dennis Burns, Turley Cooper, Alex Kilgour, and Jerry Paulins. 

(ABSENT FROM PHOTO: Steve Betts and Don Rollins).  Our appreciation to Kay Cooper for the school bus escort from our previous school's location at 205 Western Avenue, Oak Hill to our current high school located on State Route 93, Oak Hill. 


Photo of the Class of 1974 at the Liberty Theatre on May 18, 2024On Saturday, May 18, 2024, our OHHS - Class of 1974 celebrated its 50th anniversary at the Liberty Theatre in Oak Hill. Our evening was celebrated with a catered dinner by Steve Forgey, music entertainment performed by The Guessers with our classmate, Don Rollins, prizes were awarded.  

Group photo taken at the Liberty Theatre (alumni, who were able to attend)

Left to right: First row:  Angie (Clark) Shanks, Nancy Haydon, Teresa (Malone) Jenkins, Pam (Jenkins) Mastalir 

Second row: Pam Woolum Dillenger, Brenda (Smith) Chamberlain, Pam (Beaver) Morgan, Cindy Clark, Bonnie (Jenkins) Ratliff, Melinda (Simpson) Thompson, Mona (McKinniss) Wisecup, Betty (Canter) Dodridge, Judy (Jenkins) Mannering 

Third row: Linda (Jones) Stanley, Dan Evans, Dennis Burns, Rick Sharp, Alex Kilgour, Monty McCain, Turley Cooper, Doug Davis, David Marcum

Fourth row: David Tope, Bruce Barkhurst, Tim Neal, Stan Evans, Tim Jenkins, Frank Johnson, Keith Davis, Frank Burnside, Rodney Boggs, John Conn, Don Rollins 

(Absent from photo: Jerry Paulins) 

Our OHHS Class of 1974 ......  would like to remember our classmates, who are forever in our hearts and memories. You are loved and missed. Sheila Adkins, Charles Bangert, Frank Carter, Meredith Crabtree, Dwight Daugherty, Dale Drummond, Cheryl Edwards, Susie Edwards, Beverly Farney, Brent Harpst, Lenora Johnson, Darlene Justice, Roger Logan, Ken Mahan, Sam Marcum, Edna Miller, John McGowan, Roy Miller,Tina Moore, Scott Pastor, John Ratliff, Rick Riley, Dean Roof, David Scurlock, Patty Trapp, Mike "Satch" Warner, and Chuck Willis. 

Submitted by Teresa Malone Jenkins

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