Martin Dewey Whitaker of Ellenboro, NC graduates. Whitaker, a nuclear physicist, would go on to become director of the Atomic Energy Commission Laboratory and President of Lehigh University. He returned to campus to deliver the 1959 homecoming address.
Photo Description: Martin Dewey Whitaker's 1922 senior portrait at Boiling Springs High School.
Archives, Gardner-Webb University, "1922: Martin Dewey Whitaker Graduates" (1922). Gardner-Webb University History: A Timeline. 12.