35 Reunion Events




Friday, October 16, 2009
Before start of Game:
Special Recognition of RONALD PELHAM’S

Official induction of the late STANLEY WARREN SHANKS into the Cookeville Cavalier Hall of Fame and the Cavalier Baseball Wall of Fame.
Proclamation reading by the "Class of 74”
president, Bob Stout.
Presentation of Framed Proclamation. 
Cavalier Fight Song:
"Hail to the Cavaliers
Cheer them along the way
Onward to victory
May we win again today.
We’ll give three cheers for the Cavaliers
Long may they reign supreme
Shout til the echoes ring
For the glory of our team!"
Proclamation Officially inducting
Stanley Warren Shanks – Class of 1974
into the
Cookeville Cavalier Hall of Fame
and the
Cavalier Baseball Wall of Fame
"Whereas Stanley Shanks’ school records show him to be an outstanding student athlete
Whereas Stanley Shanks graduated with highest honors finishing in the top 3% of his graduating class
Whereas Stanley Shanks was selected by the faculty as a delegate to Boy’s State where he was chosen for the position of Commissioner of Education
Whereas Stanley Shanks was a member of the Beta Club, C Club, Key Club, Basketball Team, Baseball Team, Track Team, and Cross Country Team
Whereas Stanley Shanks set sports records at the school which still stand after 35 years
In basketball:
Most points scored in a single game: 43
Most points in a single season: 542
Highest point per game average: 22.3
In track:
High jump: 6' 5"
Whereas Stanley Shanks was named to: 1st team All Mid-State, All District and All Conference teams in high school basketball
Whereas Stanley Shanks played first base and pitcher on the school’s most successful baseball team
Whereas Stanley Shanks helped lead his team in District, Regional, and Sub-State Championships
Whereas Stanley Shanks and his teammates played on the only baseball team in school’s history to make it to the State Finals
Whereas Stanley Shanks won scholarships and went to play baseball and basketball at Middle Tennessee State University
Whereas Stanley Shanks played on two Ohio Valley Conference Championship teams while at MTSU
Whereas Stanley Shanks was always humble in his tremendous successes and always encouraged his teammates and classmates to contribute their best."

The Class of ’74 is honored to have shared their lives with
this outstanding individual, friend, teammate, and classmate.


PowerPoint Slide Show Provided by Cindy Leddy shown at 35th Reunion at the Cookeville Golf Club on October 17th, 2009 

Danny Layne was named the winner of the $100 gift card for early registration.  He promptly donated the $100 to PCSHS1974 Reunion Committee !!!  Thank you, Danny !!!  Your generousity will enable us to continue the efforts which have brought us all together again.