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" R o l l ie " West S p ringfi e l d H igh School , M a s s. ; Echo B o a r d 1 , 2, 3 ; B a n d 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 ; G lee C l u b 2 , 3, 4 ; Secretary of P ress Cl ub 3 ; F irst P rize in S o p homore D ec l a m ation ; Second P r izes in Good wins 1 , 2 ; T h ir d , 3 ; F irst P r ize in J u nior E x h ib itio n ; F ir s t P r ize in H a l l owel ls 2 ; Second in M ur­ ray P r ize Debate 2 ; J u n io r C l ass O ration ; C o llege P l a y 3 ; P o w de r a n d W i g , M ystics, Student A s sist a n t i n De­ p a r t ment of E c o n o m ic s a n d S o c iol ogy. W h e n e v e r any o r g a n i z a t i o n requires a spea k e r , Rowla n d i s al­ w a y s i t s fi rst c hoice. W h ether the talk which he i s asked to give be h u m o r o u s , patriotic or e d u cational. h e i s a lw a y s ready with words which fit the a u d i ence a n d the occa s i o n . His r ea d y wit a n d b r i lliant m ci n d make h i s powerful speeche- i m p ressive and interesting. Al­ t ho u g h s m all i n s t a t u r e a n d handicapped b y a m a s s o f c u r l y h a i r , h i s j a u n t y stride m a rk s h i m a s a m a n of p u rp o s e . He i i n e v ery s e n e of the word a congenial a n d p o l i s hed gentle m a n .

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"The pen is ?nightier tha n the s w01·d and t herein lies his g rea tn ess." Dee ring H igh School, P ortla n d , M a ine ; C ross-Country, 1 ; Relay, 1, 2, 3 , 4 ; Track, 1, 2, 3, 4 ; I n terfraternity Track, 1 , 2, 3 , 4 ; Debating Society, 2 ; A s sociate E d ito1', White Mule, 2; A ssociate E d itor ORACLE, 3 ; S po rting E d itor Echo, 3 ; E d itor-in - C h ief, 4 ; P r e s ident Colby Press C l ub 4 ; S e n io r Co u n c il , 4 ; Senio r N ominating C o m m ittee, 4 ; C h a ir m a n Sen io r C l a s s Gift C o m m ittee, 4 ; Wearer of the " C . " "Fred d i e " t h r i v e s on work a n d gi ves h i b e t to whatever h e t u r n s h i s hand. H i s efforts a Editor o f t h e Echo have been cre>wned with s u ccess. His writ i ng have been frank and to the point. Here is a m a n that abhon submi sion and the weak spirit. Courage a n d i n itia­ tive are b is key words and we prophe y not h i n g but success and pros­ perity for such a m a n .

A LV A R U S F R A N K B E N N E T T , K � P " M ike"

"Your he1·0 s h ould b e tall."

A bbott H igh School ; Ech o B o a r d , 1 , 2 ; A ssociate E d itor of ORACLE, 3; B a seba l l , 3 , 4 ; I nterfraternity B asketbal l , 3 , 4 ; I nterfraternity B o w l ing. 4 ; Kappa P h i K a p p a ; P i G a m m a M u ; C o l b y P ress C l ub, V ice-President, 4 .

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T h e o l d saying h a s i t , t h e cockloft is e m p t y i n those whom nature has bui l t many storie high." Not s o i n this c a s e, however, for " M i k e" a n d h i s line a r e p ro v e r b i a l . H e o n c e q u oted B ro w n i n g i n h i s M a t h final-and p a s sed tho c o u r s e ! W h i l e i n col lege h e h a s m a n a g ed t o fi n d t i m e to participate i n athletics a n d w r i t e f o r t h e Echo a n d as well as t o g e t i n s o m e of the hardest c o u rses . " M i k e" is the e s s e n c e of g e n tl e n e s s and k i n d li n e s s; h i s q u i c k wit a n d w h i m s ic a l h u m o r o p e n m a n y doors to h i m : h i s ready s y mpathy a n d u n b iaged v i e w s e n d e a r h i m to his many frien d s . W i th p ri d e a n d r e a l a ff e c t i o n w e b i d h i m "Good-b y e!"

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