Recipients of the Wilma Wilson Sharp Alumna Award
MARY TURNER GALLAGHER 1943 An organizer, community leader, teacher, and artist! Thi s is Mary Gallagher. Trained as an artist, with ' One Man Exh ibits,' Mary, si nce her marriage has not forsaken her talent but has enlarged upon it. Her teaching experience has made it possible for her to successfu lly organize the Homebound Program that the Rehabilitation Division of the State of Wisconsin sponsored . Through this work, Mary came to know the needs and problems of her community. She has se rved a s an officer in these worthy organizations: Red Cross, Community Chest, Y.W.C.A., American Association of Unive rsity Women, Bundles for Brita in, Russian War Relief, and Student Volunteer Program for the office of Price Administration .
JUNE SMIJ"H 1944 Mode rn Career Woman and the Old Pioneer Girl , June Smith . At prese nt, June holds the responsible position of Director of Special Education in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania . Prior to this, upon graduation at Temple Universi ty, she was Supervisor of Kindergarten in Lebanon, Pennsylvania, for two years, then on to Millersv ille Teachers College in the same capacity. June continued her studies and is now Dr. June · Smith, with a Ph. D. in Education . Community interests were not neglected during this busy period . She served as Adviser to the Day Students at Millersville State Teachers College, The Lancaster College Club, Temple University Alumnae of Lancaster, The Reform Church at Mill e rsville . Why Old Pioneer Giri?-She lives in a house furnished almost exclusively with antiques and hand-hooked rugs made by June. She is a wonderful cook, cares for her garden and fills her own frozen food locker.