Patricia Ashford Manley was born in 1945 in Ann Arbor, and she was raised by her mother. She remembers attending Jones Elementary School and trying out for cheerleading at Ann Arbor High School. Manley graduated from Western Michigan University in 1970 and later earned her master’s in counseling from Eastern Michigan University. She worked as a teacher, cheerleading coach, and guidance counselor at Huron High School for thirty-one years, and was principal of Thurston Elementary School for ten years. She and her husband Lamont Manley enjoy traveling and going to concerts together. They have been married for 43 years.
Cindy Hart Speaks with Principal Albert Gallup About Scheduling at Huron High on Opening Day, September 1973
Ann Arbor News, September 4, 1973
A schedule mixup for Cindy Hart, above, a 10th grader, is one of many facing Albert Gallup, assistant principal at Huron High School, on the first day of school. The class in the background has 49 students enrolled but, as Gallup says, "There are going to be some changed made." Barbara Alpern, a 10th grader, pictured below, is one of the lucky students to have a locker even if it only is about 10 inches wide. An estimated 2,400 students will be enrolled at Huron this year. The $12.4 million school building, which was completed in 1969, was built for 1,800 students.
Ann Arbor High School teacher Albert Gallup helps student Chuck O'Hara hold up the 100 boxes of Christmas wrapping to sell, December 1954 Photographer: Eck Stanger
Ann Arbor News, December 11, 1954
HE ONLY ORDERED THREE BOXES: Chuck O'Hara (right), Ann Arbor High School senior, took orders for three boxes of Christmas gift wrapping paper in a senior class project to raise money for a spring trip to Washington, D. C. He noted each order with a "1" ending up with the notations "111". He got 111 boxes which his schoolmates are now helping him sell. Teacher Albert Gallup helps hold up the whopping order.