C. Edith McCarthy
Ayer, MA High School Class of 1919
Salem State College BA Business Education ‘23
Chelmsford, MA Public Schools Chelmsford High School (1923-1968) Teacher (English & Business Education), Vice-Principal-continued to teach and extra-curricular activities (Advisor to Student Savings Bank, Yearbook Advisor (35 years), Vice- Principal (Full Time at “New” High School on North Road), Retired after 44 years of service
High School library was named The C. Edith McCarthy Library with the understanding that when a new high school was built, the building on North Road would be named The C. Edith McCarthy Junior High School, was done in 1974;
1930: “Who has rendered her untiring and never-ceasing efforts to the welfare of the students of Chelmsford High School, the class dedicates this book”.
1956: “Who because of her understanding of us and her insight into our problems has been a just and wise Vice-Principal, Who because of her sincere desire for our growth intellectually has been a stimulating and inspiring teacher, Who because of her kindliness, her humor, and her genuine interest has been our cherished friend”.
1965: “For expectation of our best personal conduct for respect for our individual worth for justice in handling our problems for an example of unselfish devotion to duty”.