W.C. Stripling High School No. 56/Stripling Middle School No. 156 – Clover

W. C. S tripling High School was named for the important local merchant who contributed funds for the landscaping of the school grounds. The architectural firm of Wiley G. Clarkson and Co. was responsible for the school’s design in eclectic Georgian Revival style. K. H. Muse was general contractor. The name was changed to Stripling Junior High School in 1937, and later to Stripling Middle School. In composition an H-plan, the two and one-half story structure is clad in polychrome brick. The eastern facade exhibits a tripartite cast-stone entry arcade centered between the forward projecting wings. The windows have been partially enclosed. The structure contribute to the public Schools National Register Thematic Group.

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