The Cardinal 1954


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The Cardinal 1954 is text, with genre yearbook. Its dimensions are 10.75 in. x 8 in.. It is 124 pages long.

It was created in 1954.

Worthington Schools is the Creator. Worthington Libraries is the Contributor. Marylon Sue Alexander (née Scatterday) is the Editor.

The 1954 edition of Worthington High School’s “The Cardinal” yearbook features photos of students, faculty, activities, sports, social events and candid snapshots. Ray Heischman was principal and Harold C. McCord was superintendent of Worthington schools, and the yearbook includes brief biographies for them both. The senior class has their individual portraits included, while grades nine through eleven are featured in small group portrait photos staged around the school.

In September 1951, Worthington High School moved to its current location. Prior to that, it was housed in the Packard Annex, which was built in 1916 and served as the high school until the new school was built to accommodate the post-World-War-II population boom. Designed by Columbus architect Frank Packard, the Annex is the current site of the Peggy R. McConnell Arts Center. The new school boasted such things as a “well equipped library, the fine chemistry laboratory, and the mimeographing room” which the students deemed lovely and modern.

This yearbook also includes an In Memoriam dedication to Edward “Eddie” Rogers Herpin, who passed away on April 1st, 1954, at the age of 18.

It covers the topics schools, school history and students.

It features the people Edward (Eddie) Rogers Herpin, 1935-1954, Ray C. Heischman, ?-1962 and Harold Cromley McCord, 1903-1977.

It features the organization Worthington High School.

It covers the city Worthington.

You can find the original at Old Worthington Library.

This file was reformatted digital in the format video/jpeg2000.

The Worthington Memory identification code is wpl0314_001.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on August 10, 2018. It was last updated November 17, 2019.