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First Girls Basketball Team from H. Russell Swift School

First Girls Basketball Team from H. Russell Swift School

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Pictured is the girls basketball team from H.Russell Swift School in 1957, the first year the school opened.

Thanks to Jane Somers Sear and Mary Anne Nickles Cabage for the photo and list of names.

Front row: Carol Gabriel, Grace Wilkie, Nancy English, Idella Christmon, Mary Watson, Ruth Bolton, Mary Anne Nickles

Back Row: Diane Johnson, Eleanor Getty, Dorothy Wilson, Eleanor, Bailey, Sandy Ireland, Elizabeth Woodruff, Helene Zaloga, Jane Somers.

Mr. Ellmore Slaybaugh was the coach and the manager was Kathy Pederson. The photo was taken by John Warren, Jr. from Mays Landing.

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