aThe students we were leaving behind would become the new. They would continue to hold high the purple and gold banner and lead the school to bigger things and victories, whether in academics, athletics, fine arts, or citizenship. As I exited the double doors, I took solace in knowing that the glory days and glory years we metamorphosed through at Thomas Jefferson Elder High School had prepared us to go forth into the world with determination and confidence to strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.a Glory Days, Glory Years puts the limelight on the indelible memory that was high school. Julius Feliciano Warthen takes you along his remarkable journey and draws you in with the poignant reminiscences of high school, and, about how the determined mindset of African American student overcame the intended, inexorable effects of racial segregation and discrimination. Let him inspire you with a look back at the fresh bloom of youth. Surely, moving onwards through the seasons of life, a trip down memory lane wouldnat go amiss.The two sections of my eighth grade class became four sections of ninth graders. ... Mr. Thomas Hackman, a native of Mobile, Alabama, joined the faculty as a science teacher. ... For example, as far back as fifth grade, my classmates and I had heard tales about the high school history teacher, Mrs. Eunice C. Pearson.
|Title||:||Glory Days, Glory Years|
|Author||:||Julius Feliciano Warthen|
|Publisher||:||Page Publishing Inc - 2014-10-01|