From the 1948 Senior Biographies in the Mar-Ken School Yearbook:
Name: Velma McKnight
Born: February 15
Ambition: Show rider
Saying: Whoa ! Horse !
Song: Peg O’ My Heart
Feature: Long fingernails
What if – – Velma didn’t talk about horses?
From Quatrains in the 1948 Mar-Ken School Yearbook:
Velma McKnight a Sr. B this year
Has only recently come here
Her love for horses is so great
For each weekend she can hardly wait.