The RCTS Class of 1949 was the first class to graduate from the new RCTS building that replaced the old school building that burned in February 1943. The graduates were very proud of their new school building and glad to finally return to "Ole Randolph." The school featured central heating, and indoor restrooms.
Members of the Class of 1949 were: Ceroy Pate, Willie Clyde Holley, Adella Scales, Charlie Perry, Fannie Barsh, Eva Billingsley, Adella Scales, Charlie Hendricks, Jesse Carr, Fannie Busbee, Lorena Bell, Annie Scales, Gertrude Burton, Maggie Duncan, Drucellar Pollard, Webster Harris, Hassie Perry, Leandras Lowe, Erma Davenport, Beatrice Harris, Mildred Finch, John Calhoun, Grace Smedley, Herbert C. Scales, Frances Alford, George Morgan, Ethel Scales, James Watts, Pearless Treadwell, Bernice O’Neal, Maudie Reynolds, Martha Winston, Clarence Wilson, John Whittaker, Marie Johnson, Howard Poole, Hassie Boozer, Horace Phillips, Bertha Lenard, Brunetta Potter, Ruby (Scales)Molden, Retha Trimble, W. Seymour, Annie Haynes, and Katherine Green.
Hassie Boozer (Taylor) later became a RCTS teacher. She began her teaching career at Rock Mills Elementary teaching first thru third grades. Annie Scales is the mother of Stanley O'neal, past CEO of Merrill-Lynch, the financial services giant.