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IRGIIIM PUBLISHED BY THE STUDENT BODY
STATE TEACHERS COLLEGE FARMVILLE, VIRGINIA
^ ZDear Z/armi/iUe, O.
four ^earj we ue Apent
Longwood College Farmville. Virginia
_^J frednmen we came of cotteae
and color songs to uou.
sing popular songs
June with strains of the
of our school years always
happy incidents by perhaps rememb'
ering Cab's playing boogie, songs
Alma Mater and
daisy chain song ringing in our ears. cherish the
and learn our
by the King Cole
Green and Whites," solemn
tapping ceremonies, favorite hymns, productions,
"What's the Matter with Jarman," winning stunts,
of Mrs. Tabb's
the years go by and the memories of our
become hazy, these songs and tunes,
college days as
modern dance, and even the musical sound
them, will help remind us of Farmville,
where our happiest days were
rolled into four
wonderful years. The purpose of a yearbook be a real
a complete history of a year of college
have chosen "Music that
theme for the book
Freshman Receives Rat Cap
in 1947, then
wished to pay
times you will
book and thumb through see helps
tribute to Farmville songs.
or glorified family album,
you to remember Farmville fulfilled
_-^j seniors we sing. with,
out voices for daus that are almost complete. SENIOR CAPPING SERVICE
value of the
the deed but the nificant
which people do
not necessarily the
day in better
and presence we could not progress.
such a person to
are assets to our everyday living with'
out our being truly conscious of
corrected every bit of writing, and never failed to
be just a friendly smile or a nod
to help us go through the
the addition of her subtle
sometimes more valuable and important
she has corrected errors in copy, approved and
than the superficial or outstanding incidents in our lives
wish to pay
possible the publica'
serving as our literary
help us at any time.
She has served for a longer time the English Department faculty. lot in the last
few years the
as her love of fiction,
mind and with deep
preciation of her service that
almost as great
with these tasks
has fallen her
to the freshmen.
of her course in
dedicate the 1947
Virginian to Miss Nancy Foster.
JUNIOR SECTION OF CUNNINGHAM HALL
SENIOR SECTION OF CUNNINGHAM HALL
iitAtruction, titu influence Ao Sweet
President of the College seem possible that Dr. Lancaster has
been with us only one year. His smile has
a place in the hearts of each of his
Those of us who were students while Dr. Jar' President of the college remembered and
missed his cheery smile and the red rosebud as
walked through the
every day this year.
Dr. Lancaster came to us from the post of State
Superintendent of Public Instruction.
President Emeritus, Dr. Jarman has visited the coL lege
on many occasions and we have enjoyed those utmost. Although he was not active
visits to the
fully able to guide
one of the State Teachers
job with firm in'
making Farmville the best teachers coL
We have noted
lege in the state.
in college life this year, the
which he presented
of his ideals,
to "his girls" during his forty
four years as President, inspired us this year to give our best to our work.
were eager to
September; on October the twenty 'fourth with the
really felt that
he had assumed
we were honored by
has been a trying one for
ing counsel to the students. Preceding his appoint-
we know, But
Education, and representatives of
Savage was appointed Dean of the
College by Dr. Lancaster, President, and he
sumed his new position on April L The office held by Mr. Savage was newly created this year. The major portion of Mr. Savage's work was giv'
having with us the governor, the State Board of
of the College
had rather have Dr. Lancaster than anyone
to State Teachers College,
Mr. Savage served
head of the Richmond Consultation
Service and Supervisor of Consultation
Home Department Under
Home Department became
part of our school
have been given
Dean Martha Smith an integral
Examples for us to follow
Building Mrs. Fitzpatrick, Mrs.
Dean Smith; Miss Hamner, Mrs. Warren, and Mrs. Eastham directed student hving Hall.
Checking rooms, keeping quiet during
study hour, and signing out and checking in were
few of the many duties of the
often complained but just as often reah2;ed
Home Department was
and truly worthy part of the college administra' tion.
benefited from their guid'
ance and worked to reach the goals they estab' lished.
of our college
prepare students to direct play and recreational activities
and to teach hygiene; second, to provide
an opportunity for
students to engage in
velopmental and recreational Skill in
dancing and in various sports
expects to become a teacher of physical
education or a worker in the
Classes in health education, corrective exercises,
of Physical Education has a first,
courses in physical and health education that will
Laing, Mrs. Blackwell, and Mrs.
The Department two'fold purpose:
as a never'tO'be'forgotten part
and the teaching of physical education were taught
by Miss Mary Barlow, who heads the department. In charge of aU seasonal sports Her, associate professor.
was Miss Olive T.
Classes in dance were
taught by Miss Emily Kaudarich.
included tap dancing, modern dancing, and social dancing.
were under the direc
Miss Mary Dabney. For recreational pur' swimming pool was open to students at
examinations to every
girl in school.
Dr. Moore, and the assistants did their best to give
the medical attention necessary for keeping us in
Science and Mathematics In the
vided into two departments.
Biology includes courses in general biology, botany,
anatomy, and physiology.
zoology, bacteriology, Listed under the
Department of Chemistry and
find courses in science for teachers in
the elementary and secondary schools.
two major departments we
Mr. McCorkle, Dr. Higgin-
structors: Dr. Jeffers,
of the courses in the department of bi-
ology, except those in the first year, require a
ber of laboratory hours. it
Students frequently find
necessary to give more than the required
The purpose science
of the courses offered in library
to prepare students for the duties of
teacher-librarian in small schools.
which covered the requirements
teaching library science and serving as librarian in public schools were taught
To augment who planned to
by Miss Ruffin.
They worked out; their
be school librarians after gradua-
were allowed to work
botham. Dr. Brumfield, and Miss Burger.
find the courses di'
as library assistants.
at the desk checking
books in and
knowledge and experience
in using the
card catalogue system increased as they helped other students find books.
of hours to laboratory work.
History, Social Science
marily to prepare teachers to teach this subject and to prepare
them to meet the demands of
metry, calculus, and plane, analytical, and solid
geometry, are offered under the department of mathematics. Methods
variety of courses, such as algebra, trigono-
which are of great
help to student teachers, are also taught.
by the Department of Social
Science and History brought to us a fuller under-
standing of the problem confronting
today as they adapt themselves to
tory of mathematics
minors. These courses are taught by Miss Carrie
Tahaferro and Dr. Sutherland.
Dr. Walmsley headed the department, which
of courses in history, social science,
and government. Miss Peck,
Dr. Moss, Dr. Simkins, and Dr. Walmsley taught
a variety of courses in the field of history, includ-
infirmary this year and the infirmary of
former years make a perfect example of ''before
Following the splendid ideas of Mrs.
Packer, the infirmary
was transformed from
gloomy building to one
with cheerfulness and
homey atmosphere. Attractive pictures were hung on the newly painted walls of pastel shades. "Back Home For Keeps" hung over the beds in the wards and brightened the days for those who were ill. Along with taking care of the patients, the infirmary staff was busy giving thorough physical a
Civilization, classes in
Southern history with
British history, Russian history
and Far East
the sociology courses taught by Miss
we became more
facing our daily living. ional
conscious of problems
Courses in state and natin
economics were taught
In the department of geography, Miss
and Miss Waters taught courses dealing with the
geography of Europe, Asia, and South America,
ment, and Lunch
and North America.
the direction of
were two of the main features of a home economics
Mr. James M. Grainger,
the English Department strives to coordinate
in maintaining the use of
in all classes.
of the department consists of courses
Music and Art
of language, composition, literature,
In addition to these fundamental courses.
major's senior year.
that of other departments in the college,
and to obtain the cooperation of
Planning called for both
quarter of teaching in the high school, and a quarter of living in the practice house on campus
English and Speech Under
Journalism, Biblical Literature, courses in
poetry, the short story, the novel,
and separate courses in Shakespeare, Browning, and Tennyson are offered. Mr. Graing' er. Miss Mary C. Hiner, Miss Jennings, Miss
Nichols, Miss Foster, and Mrs. Davis were our teachers in this department.
outstanding music department under the
head of Mr.
ment, which offers courses in voice and diction, public speaking, oral interpretation, and the history of the drama.
Miss Patterson, and Miss
listening to the
brought to the
tunity to the students.
General Music Appreciation,
Harmony and Orchestra
was adequately achieved
our department of
The Art Department
oifered courses in
chanical Drawing, Clay Modeling,
the department succeeded in giving ample oppor-
Miss Leola Wheeler heads the Speech Depart-
purpose to develop an understanding and appreciation of the best music of the world. Through group participation in song and direct Clark has as
under the direction of
Composition, Elementary Arts, Figure Drawing,
the Speech Department and develops the students'
and Appreciation. The two large labs, under the direction of Miss Bedford and Mrs. Lemon, produced artistic drawings and sketches that were put
special talents for play production.
of the dramatic club sufficient training to
enable her to direct a play
the aim of the director.
on exhibit here during the year. course in Practical Arts Education was offered by Miss Camper, Miss Bedford, and Miss
the guidance of Miss Tupper, Miss Jeter,
Miss Gleaves, and Miss Hall,
home economics and practice
are adequately prepared to teach
Our Art Department
designed to supply the
desiring to teach in
important fact was that the college had
been selected by the State Board of Education as
one of the institutions for the education of
in the state.
ment were competent
administrative personnel provided various
types of service to the students. In the Registrar's
a complete record of each student's
for the year.
the student as well as actual experience in labora-
collection of up'tO'date literature
with modern equipment.
Foods, Clothing, House Planning,
grades were recorded
of each quarter. Miss Bugg, Registrar, notified the
students and their parents their academic standing.
the treasurer's office
paid our fees for the
dent teachers were discussed. In as far as possible,
known as our money there
the student teachers were given a choice of the
to be kept safely
grade which they preferred to teach.
Probably one of the most popular spots on camp'
was the Post Office, where Mrs. Cox, our postmistress, was constantly beseiged with students begging for more letters or a larger package. The Tea Room was managed by Mrs. Tabb assisted by
dehcious meals there have
brought a major debate of the day
of Business Education
into one of the largest departments of the
with Mr. Merle L. Landrum at the head
of the teaching
Miss Ottie Craddock, Mrs. Zita B. Hanford, Mr.
Norman O. Myers, and Mr. Christy Snead. The courses offered covered every aspect of busi-
Languages Our Language Department
gani2;ed in the school year 1930-3
Latin and in the more modern languages
such as advertising, marketing, merchandis-
ing, accounting, insurance, the use of office
in filing, office
and French. Dr. Thompson taught Latin here and at Hampden'Sydney; Miss Helen Draper taught French; Miss Emily Barksdale and Miss Draper
typing. Girls receiving a degree in Business Educa-
law, business organisation, and methods of teaching, in addition to the
fundamental shorthand and
only were there courses in Spanish and
tion will be prepared not only for high school com-
French composition and grammar for beginners,
mercial teaching positions, but also for higher posi-
but there were more advanced classes in Spanish and
In Latin, one could take Virgil,
Cicero, Horace, and other interesting courses, as
well as classes in composition.
and Annette Vincent'Viry from
teachers colleges, the courses offered in
education are of great importance.
ment of Education
and direction of teacher
students in the elementary
dents conducted their practice teaching in the Ele-
other teachers and professors teaching in
Mr. Coyner, Mr. Holton, Miss Camper,
courses of the Department of Education phil-
osophy, psychology and directed teaching.
year was taken up with a variety
of courses such as mathematics, science, history,
and English, with the psychology courses
ing school faculty. Frequent conferences with the
into the curriculum in the
Miss Sibyl Henry, and the Director of Teacher Training, Dr. J. P. Wynne, were held. Principles and procedures to be used by the stu-
were grouped under four heads: education,
demonstrated by the training school faculty. Stu-
mentary School under the supervision of the
The Departan outstanding
Miss Carter, Dr. Johnson, and Dr. Swertfeger.
Preceding their actual practice teaching, students observed the methods and
educator, served as director of teacher education
school were operated jointly by local school authorities
in our college
department. Dr. John P.
Teacher Training training
complete a two-year course in
Education and Philosophy
student assistants this year were Julia Perez; from
the students in correct
pronunciation and oral uses of the language.
student and a native French student assisted in teaching the classes to
sophomore year. Courses
elementary and secondary education were
fered in the junior year, and the philosophy courses
and student teaching
in the senior year.
Installation Service for Dr. Lanxaster
Mr. W. Dean Dr.
of the College
Left to right: Misses Dabney, Barlow, Her, Kauzlarich, of the
Department of Physical Education
of the Department of Science
Left to right: Miss Seaberg, Mrs. Blanton, Misses Ruffin, Terry,
of the Library Staff
Left to right:
Miss Booth, Mrs. Packer, Didlake, Dr. Moore,
of the Infirmary Staff
Seated: Misses Waters, Stubbs, Moran, Peck. Standing:
Drs. Simkins, Walmsley, Moss, of the History and Social Science Department
Left to right: Misses Nichols, Jennings, Foster, Mr. Grainger, Miss Hiner, Mrs. Davis, of the English Department
Left to right: Misses Jeter, Tupper, of the
Left to right: Mrs.
Lemen, Miss Bedford,
ment; Miss Clark, of the Music Department
Left to right: Mrs. Dugger, assistant
manager of the
Mr. Graham, Business Manager;
Mrs. Tabb, manager of the tea room Left to right:
Misses TaHaferro, SuUivan, of the Mathematics Department; Misses Draper,
Barksdale, of the
Seated, left to right:
Modern Language Department
Mrs. Murdoch, Mrs. Buck, Miss Watkins, Miss Haynes, Miss Strickler, Mrs. Brooks
Standing, left to right: Mrs. Garnett, Miss Henry, Miss Eason, Supervising Teachers in the Elementary Schools
Miss Craddock, Mr. Myers, Mrs. Wynne, Mr. Snead, Mr. Landrum, of the Department of Business Education
Left to right:
Left to right: Misses Carter, Bralley, Drs. Swertfeger, Johnson,
Miss Camper, of the Department of Education and Philosophy
Messrs. Coyner, Holton,
Seated, left to right:
Mrs.'McCoy, Night Matron; Mrs. Hammond,
Dietician; Mrs. Smith,
Assistant Dietician; Mrs. Laing, College Hostess
Supervisor of Dormitories; Mrs. Province, Supervisor left to right: Miss Hamner, College Hostess; Miss Blackwell, Hostess of Pantry; Mrs. Eastham, College Hostess; Mrs. Fitzpatrick, College
Seated, left to right: Miss Garnett, Assistant to the
Mrs. Cox, Postmistress; Mrs. Watkins, Secretary
to the President
Standing, left to right:
Mrs. Richardson, Senior Clerk; Miss Hiner, Treasurer; Miss Bugg, Registrar: Mrs. Bondurant,
Junior Clerk; Miss Wall, Assistant Registrar
^Iti^ dau^kteti true, jfaltkfut,
and iouai will
most keenly during and ping service
by being the
ecame annualI .„
E cherish the memorable events
which have taken place
our four wonderful
be capped by Dr.
Then, there were plans for circus to be made.
after the traditional cap-
How we did plan! We even Mars, but
considered a circus on
about what would compose a Martian circus, that plan was abandoned in favor of the S.A. fruit
laughing at Birdie and Chiqmta
years at Farmville.
We arrived at our college as freshmen one rainy we
Mingea, a lowly tunda our
Although we were
now when we
She suffered rat week, and so
our circus stunts, which
four years. Birdie's
boogie, Kingdon's songs, Cab's
the big top.
and were first
As the seasons rolled around, we stacked up more points for
Probably the event most eagerly anticipated by
here, of our talent
busy searching for those
real part of
succeeded in grasping that intangible
on account of the coal
trouble executing B'Lee's cart-
felt this spirit
had the added
came Mardi Gras with
Ackiss as queen.
looked forward to
the coming of spring
Day, when Nancy White-
head reigned over the Court dances.
Longwood, even enjoyed spring
There were many wonderful things we hated to
got a strange feeHng in the pit of our
the urge to pack to
began to think of our future and
for next year.
be hard not to get
most responsible for making
such a super year are Margaret
our senior year
toward becoming a
during the four years since tative steps
spent months mak-
traction of having Carlotta to lead us.
qualities of leadership in
veloping the spirit of cooperation which
with no missing spokes.
be expected to
our members which would do most toward de-
a part of class
year was given
over largely to exploration of the college and
hikes to traditions, of the place
we fought hard for the cup when we beat the juniors for the
the Sea," Brace's
endowed us with the
so hard to capture.
the arrival of hockey season and the an-
nual battle of colors
class of '45
which we held
ing plans for ours, inviting dates and fearing that
dances are just a few of the things which
a Piece," Hilda's music, Grace's Harrigan,
We were quite proud of our Heidi,
became "Frivolous Sal" and reigned over
gloating complacently over
carrying out the gay-nineties theme of
from shaking her shoulders and
greeted us in the Ro'
the rest of us, especially Pete,
advisable to leave out
our boots and trench coats.
walking on our
From then on when we packed our
for four years.
through several inches of
should not make a good im'
Banana, and we're
splendidly led us for four years; Grace Loyd, vicepresident; Betty Bibb, secretary; treasurer.
Miss Her, our classman, helped us over spots,
guided, and advised us.
twelve Aluaents chosen to represent
Students in American Col-
and Universities" were twelve seniors
ed by a committee composed of members of the administration and faculty.
when we were
These students were
chosen on the basis of extra-curricular
freshmen, will always hold
Each year a compilation of the biographies of is
or must take advanced work. publication
to the attention of the business world
and to others
to bring the outstanding students in
Patsy Dale, vice-president of the
the idea that
was something new
could hardly conceive
a meeting of the class,
was unanimously chosen
to do that
was the "BeBe" Geyer
big event of the year
to direct this undertaking.
"brain racking" she and her com-
mittee decided to have as the theme
There was much hard work on
the part of everyone, and
Finally, the night came,
Betty Minetree, vice-president of the
Student Government Association; Katherine Par-
ham, president of the House Council; Bettie Par-
come out on top
Monogram Club and
than rewarded, though,
started thinking about
Following the Christmas holidays the next hap-
pening was our
much work and
Again "BeBe" Geyer was
As this was
to be our last production,
everyone was more than anxious for
Wilson, editor-in-chief of the Colonnade.
the inevitable exams.
Nellie Smith, vice-president of the Athletic As-
Standards and president of Orchesis; and Margaret
in the competition!
learned that the Junior Class had
Shirley Slaughter, editor-in-chief of the Rotunda;
Nancy Whitehead, chairman
We were more
After color rush, which came in November and
thing requiring of the
at the prospect.
of the Virginian;
turned out to be a
our thoughts naturally turned in the
The circus. At
Lohr, president of the Student Government As-
kept so that the circus would be "the best ever."
Margaret EUett, president of the Senior
returned to school,
Russell East, presi-
and president of Alpha Kappa Gamma; Sue Hundley,
which red and
excited about living in the Junior
dent of the
different for us.
After be eligible a student must be a junior or a senior,
and pep, ready to begin a new school
building for the
outstanding students in America
games and anything
This song, written
white was competing.
ORTY- eight! Forty-eight! For are the class of forty-eight!"
ories for the juniors.
ace in annua
EPRESENTiNG the Farmville State Teachers
to be a big
and long hours so
in the best of shape
seemed an endless job of costumes,
everything was in
and the big night
over, everyone breathed a sigh of relief because
seemed to be a
Leading the Junior Class for 1946-47 were the following: president, "Peepsie" Brooks; vice-presi'
dent, Julia Booher; secretary,
a class meeting in
the responsibility for the
"GeGe" Yonce was
She appointed her
and perhaps the
junior year occurred
We then were officially proclaimed We knew that the responsibility rested on
leadership of Jean Cake.
State Teachers College as timid, shy freshmen.
ready to start on the
and Pattie Page's "Let "Call in
our memories. Those barbers, P. Bagley,
part of our college career.
were always good for a laugh!
that next year,
to be forgotten.
lAJiAe l-oolA lived until its
We had been wait-
â€”one whole yearâ€”
in our school career
to reach that step
cokes are "put
our Green and White held
own. Our tying the freshmen meant they wore
their rat caps until Christmas.
Christmas came and went with the coal short-
Sophomore Class had charge of
The hockey games and Color Rush brought
ing so long
dear "Sweet Ade-
collect those bottles.
" ^.1 iKat We l/Ueeh
the coke machine in Whitehouse. agine
were! But wasn't
Me Call You Sweetheart"
Some Sunday Afternoon"
our senior year, one to hold memories impossible
Watson's singing "I
Old-fashioned Song" and Jean Watts'
really to strive to
contributions to the
happened since then; now
Nineties were the memories of old-maid school
Violet's "Tootsie!" resounded
teacher, Jane Taylor, Jackie
ever kept their Georges straight with
that three years
MaUory, and Mary Lawless
Circus went off with a bang under the capable
greatest thrill of our
gay place, indeed.
Millie Spain, Grace
when we walked under
us for the next year, and
Following in the footsteps of our predecessors,
over the entire school.
time making the preparations for a dance that was
Marjorie Miller, secretary; and Lee Staples,
and "Charlie Hop" was
various committees, and everyone had a wonderful
thoroughly enjoyed by
the most of
president; Jean Cake, vice-president;
we made Annex and Gym
worked through the year with
Ann Lewis was
the Junior Class
with the exception of one govern-
elected to this.
coming year, and the same ones
Nancy Dickinson was head
she did her job well.
day and two nights, but
elected for the
freshmen a taste of what we'd received as Rats the year before.
could give the lowly
latter brings to
snow and production
scenic seaside in the
along with life-guard Galloway,
have a loUipop, mister?" Jane Taylor, comedians
Holton and Jackson, and barrel-clad
Immediately upon return to our rooms
Jean Cake and Helen Jackson really did a grand
piece of directing.
of our gals
than one. Betty Curlee got married; Ginny Halli'
acquired a diamond, third finger,
Court we were represented by Ruth'
man, Millie Spain, and Margaret Wall.
was our Alma Mater
reunite as Juniors over in
ad we learned lite mean-
we had with
on the outside, but the gloom and
uncertainty within our hearts drowned out the
trudged up the walk to
We were met in the Rotunda by "Y" assisted us in various
room 22," one "Y"
felt as if
did that mean?
our education had already begun.
few seconds we found out that
out blanks and standing in line for hours.
in the afternoon
a great job,
one had to "swim" around the
the "dorms" and the campus.
eyed freshman for at
there a dry-
week? Well, hardly.
Homesickness seemed to be very prevalent. In
was taken out
down town and
They were finally
The students What, no
make our future
Finally, the great
put on our heads.
day came when rat caps were
We were all thrilled!
forward to the day that
would win the hockey game with the sophomores in order that we could take our caps off by Thanksgiving. But alas, we lost and had to wear them until Christmas.
"Rat Day" was another memorable event that all
look back upon with laughter.
a line that will always linger in our
rat courts are unforgettable events in
days at dear
comical dress, the "appointments,"
girl-break dances, lyceums, the college
circus, club installations,
productions and finally feel that
the "greenness" has
dramatic club plays, class
have made us
a part of Farmville.
the spirit of the school and are
the midst of tears, packing, and meeting
first class at S.
was from high
Yes, our high school days were truly at an end.
the freshmen, shall never forIt
paper wads to greet you as you come in the door!
ina of matriculation.
get the day of our arrival at S. T. C.
we had begun to feel more and more our new surroundings.
seemed more dignified and very
one headache right after another, but
.J^iun dchoot Claud ended
took us to a
marched bravely to our
the receiving line to meet the faculty.
time that college would
be "gobs" of fun.
attended the coke and nab party
had decided by
formal reception given in our honor.
brings to a close our calendar of
caught a good deal of the
memories, but we're looking forward to September, 1947,
Mears, Marjorie Miller, "Dolly Anne" Free-
given that night by the "Y."
got a fraternity pin; Eleanor Farmer
stickers all over
and proudly put
them. After that
to our next three years, in
which we too
can add our talents to the honor and glory of the college.
Left to right:
Loyd, Bibb, Headlee
Headlee, Bibb Second row: Loyd, Miss Her, M.
Senior Class GWENETH VYVIEN
Norfolk Elementary Education
ANNIE MARIA ADDLEMAN
ALENE ALPHIN Windsor
GRACE GILLIAM ANDERSON
LOVICE ELAINE ALTIZER
VIRGINIA W. ANDERSON
EDITH BALLARD APPERSON
Senior Class FELICIDAD AVELLANET
LOUISE BASS BAKER
Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
MARGARET MAE BALLARD
SARAH MARGARET BALLARD
SARAH ELIZABETH BENNETT
BETTY MAURICE BIBB
Senior Class VIRGINIA SUTTON BLAND
DOROTHY ELLEN BLAIR
DOROTHY MARIE BOUSMAN
BEVERLY BOONE Baltimore,
KITTY SUE BRIDGFORTH
BETTY JEAN BOWLES
NOLA MAXINE BRISENTINE Home
Senior Class MARY STEWART BUFORD
MARGERY JEANNE BUTTON
PATRICIA ELLEN CARTER
ELIZABETH LEE CARTER Appomattox B.A.
Virginia Social Science
MARY ARMISTEAD CATLETT
ANNE W. CHARLTON
Senior Class EVELYN LORENE CLAIBORNE
MARGARET ALMA CRAWLEY
PATSY JANE DALE
BETTY MARGARET DAVEY
AUDREY LEE DAVIS
LEE DICKERSON Pamplin
Senior Class THELMA
MARGARET BINFORD ELLETT Jennings Ordinary
South Boston B.S.
Gasburg Business Education
VIRGINIA CRAIG FARRIER New Castle
Senior Class LILLIAN
MARY MORTON FONTAINE
Port Hueneme, California B.S.
AGNES FOSTER Farmville
MARY ETHEL GOODE
BARBARA W. GRAHAM
EVELYN GOODMAN Roanoke B.A.
Senior Class EVELYN HAIR
CLAUDINE ELIZABETH GUTHRIE
JANICE ADAIR HALSTEAD
LOUISE VanPATTENN HARRELL
GENE DARE HARRISON
MARY ELIZABETH HARRISON
Thomasville, North Carolina
ANN BUTTERWORTH HAUSER
De Witt B.S.
Senior Class AUDREY JANE HUDSON
SARAH LeGRANDE HODGES Nathalie
KATHERINE ANNE HUNDLEY
JANE M. JOHNSON
GLADYS VIRGINIA JONES
BARBARA HERBERT KELLAM
GERALDINE M. JOYNER Zuni B.S.
Norfolk Business Education
Senior Class RACHEL HOPE KELSEY
KATHRYN LORRAINE KENNEDY
HELEN CECELIA LACY
BETTY HOOD LEE
MARION CLAIRE LOTTS
Senior Class CARMEN LOW
SUSAN MILDRED McCORKLE Lexington ;.S.
Charlottesville Social Science
MARY AGNES MILLNER
BETTY HARRIS MINETREE
entor Class BARBARA MONTGOMERY
GLENNIS MOORE Richmond
BARBARA LEE MYERS
ANN POMEROY NICHOLS
BERNICE NELL NICHOLS
DOROTHY LEWIS OWEN
EARLYE LEE PALMER
AUGUSTA ANNE PARRISH
BETTIE LUCILE PARRISH
NANCY ELLEN PARRISH
May ague:;, Mathematics
Puerto Rico Biology
Senior Class ANN TALIAFERRO
JEAN PRITCHETT. Petersburg B.S.
DORIS ROSE RAMSEY
IRAIDA RAMIREZ Home
Mayaguez, Puerto Rico B.S.
JUDITH RIECK West
South Boston B.A.
BETTY LOUISE RIVES McKenney B.S.
LOUISE ROBERTSON Chase City
Senior Class CILE
HELENA PATTERSON SAUNDERS
Upper Marlboro, Maryland
ANN SAVEDGE Littleton
HESSIE A. SHARP
GRACE BONNEY SHRIVER
Senior Class ANN
MARGARET ALSEN SKELTON Lynchburg
CORNELIA COCKE SMITH
SHIRLEY PENN SLAUGHTER
GRACIE LILLIAN STABLES
VINCENT STANCELL Emporia
Senior Class ANN
CHARLOTTE CREWS THORP
Oxford, N. C.
LUCILE DERBY UPSHUR
MARY FRANCES VAUGHAN
VIOLA CATHERINE VARNER
MARTHA FRANCES WEBB
MYRNA WILLIAMS VEST
enior Class MARTHA
CHARLOTTE VIRGINIA WEST
NANCY EVELYN WHITEHEAD
HELEN ROSE WORRELL
MARGARET ELIZABETH WILSON
Washington, D. C. English
HELEN HOPE WORSHAM
MARY ELIZABETH WYATT
CONSTANCE ELIZABETH YOUNG Covington Elementary Education
WHO'S Front row,
Second row: K.
AMERICAN COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES
M. East, S. Hund'ey, Parham, M. EUett, N. Smith,
left to right:
Lohr, Minetree, Whitehead B. Parrish, Slaughter,
M. Wilson, Dale
Left to right: L. Brooks, Booher,
Miss Dabney, Booher,
Junior Class ANN
HILDA MAE ABERNATHY
JEAN STUART BABB
MARY LOU BAGLEY
CORINNE HINES BAKER
1947 JULIA TRIGG
MARJORIE ANN BURNS
DOROTHY CHAMBERS Red House
NANCY HOLROYD CHAMBERS Tillman,
EDITH GERALDINE COLGIN Petersburg
JUNE MARIA CREGAR
Junior Class IRIS DAVIS Dillwyn
SUE DUVAL DAVIS
Goldsboro, N. C.
EVELYN HOPE FRANK
DOROTHY ANN FULGHAM
VIRGINIA GOFF Kenbridge
MARY LUCILLE GRAHAM Beckley,
1947 RUBY GRIFFITH
JACQUELINE HANCOCK CATHERINE HANKIN5 Courtland
ETHEL SQUIRE HARRISON
JOYCE EILENE HILL
ANNE RANDOLPH HOMES Boydton
NANCY HUGHES Mullens,
Junior Class WILDA HUNT
CAROL BELLE JENKINS
Goldsboro, N. C.
EDITH JANE KIRKLAND
GEORGE ANNE LEWIS
MILDRED PAIGE McWILLIAMS
N. Wilkesboro, N. C.
NANCYE JANE Bluciield,
1947 JANE MANTIPLY
MARY ANN MORRIS
MYRA ANNE MOTLEY
Junior Class MARY ELEANOR
BETTY LEE RENN
SCROGGINS JACQUELINE SEYMOUR
ELLA STONE SMITH
BETTY JEAN SNAPP
STRINGFIELD HARRIETTE SUTHERLIN
1947 EDNA AGNES TAYLOR Gretna
NANCY GRAHAM TAYLOR
Natural Bridge Station
BARBARA JEAN WILEY
MARY ROSE YATES
Officers, left to right:
Hamilton, Cake, Staples,
Left to right: Staples,
Mr. French, Cake, Hamilton
WILMA ALLEN Prospect
PHYLLIS JEAN ALLEY Roanoke
ANN LAWSON AMORY Hampton
MARGARET ANN AMES Pungoteague
CLARA ANN ASHBY Shields
MARTHA ASHBY Charlottesville
PHYLLIS LEIGH BAGLEY Cleveland, Ohio
ANNE W. BARKSDALE South Norfolk
JOSEPHINE BLACK Sea View
JACQUELINE BOBBITT South Hill
MELBALE BOOTH Danville
DOROTHY FRANCES BOURNE Wytheville
VIRGINIA GARY BOWIE Fredericksburg
KATHERINE JEANNE BOYD South Boston
BARBARA BOYLE Roanoke
BARBARA WARE BRANDON Richmond
BETTY JANE BROCKWAY Roanoke
JANE ROBERTS BROWDER Lawrenceville
JACQUELINE BURKHOLDER Thaxton
DORIS WELLINGTON BURKS Bedford
JEAN FRANCES CAKE Hilton Village
LUCY TAYLOR CAPEL Richmond
GEORGIE IDALIAH CARDWELL Concord Depot
PAULINE KELLER CARTER Richmond
BARBARA CHURN Weirwood
INEZ CLEATON South Hill
BETTY SUE CLEMENT Ararat
ADELAIDE COBLE Winchester
LAURA JEAN COMERFORD Meadowview
JEAN CRAIG Norfolk
JANE CROOM Hopewell
JENNIE LEE CROSS Suffolk
BETTY CURLEE Lynchburg
JEAN M. DAILEY Chuckatuck
MERCEDES DAVIDSON Pulaski
MARY DAVIS Mobjack
NANCY DICKINSON Cape Charles
HELEN LEE DORTCH Jeffress
ELIZABETH DREWER Saxis
JOAN ELIZABETH DRIVER Lynchburg
MARY JANE DUNLAP Lexington
ANNE MERCER EAST South Boston
JEANNE ANN ELLETT Richmond
DORIS ANNE ELLIOTT Richmond
MARY FRANCES EVANS Concord Depot
FRANCES FARLEY Lynchburg
ELEANOR MAY FARMER Roanoke
KATHRYN IMOGENE FARMER Norfolk
MARION FARY Ark
MARY LOU FEAMSTER Beckley,
JOYCE FLEET Manchick
LEDDIE LEANE FOSTER Farmville
NELL FOSTER Farmville
JANE ELLEN FOX Alexandria
DOROTHY ANNE FREEMAN Lawrenceville
PHYLLIS ARDELIA FULCHER Roanoke
DORIS OLIVIA FUNCK Roanoke
ANNE GALLOWAY Savannah, Ga.
MARY NEALE GARRETT King William C. H.
JUNE GIANNINY Charlottesville
MARTHA ELIZABETH GILLUM Charlottesville
ESTHER W. GOFFIGON Cape Charles
SARAH GREENE Richmond
JENE GUTHRIE Scottsburg
MARY JOAN HAHN Richmond
CORNELIA PAGE HAMILTON West Point
VIRGINIA HANKS Richmond
MARTHA ALLISON HATCHER Richmond
MILDRED HAWKINS Lynchburg
BETSY W. HIGGINBOTHAM Appomattox
VIRGINIA HOLLIFIELD Lynchburg
NANCY LOU HOLTON Roanoke
JEAN CAROLYN HOWELL Franklin
MARY FRANCES HUNDLEY Bassett
HATTIE W. HYATT Norfolk
MARGARET HYLTON Mullens,
HELEN JACKSON Roanoke
BETTY JEFFERSON Danville
BETTY LEE JONES Staunton
BETTY PELL JORDAN Portsmouth
ANN W. JOYNER Suffolk
HILDA MAE KAUFFMAN Green Bav
MARY KENNEDY Alexandria
LUCIA KING Lynchburg
JEAN KOLLMEYER Richmond
BARBARA KREBBS Lynchburg
MARY BARKER LAWLESS Charlotte,
NADINE LAURA LEWERS Assawoman
ALFREDA LEWIS Cochran
HAZEL LEWIS Saxis
MARY HELEN LONDEREE Scottsville
BETSY LONG Grosse Point, Mich.
MARJORIE GERTRUDE LOVE Victoria
CONSTANCE WRAY LOVING Lynchburg
ANITA MURIEL McBRIDE Suffolk
GRACE BLACKWELL MALLORY Lawrenceville
DOROTHY MANNING W. Va. ESTHER REBEKAH MARSH
LOUANNE MEARS Modest Town
RUTHELLEN MEARS Cape Charles
MARJORIE LYNE MILLER Christiansburg
BOBBY MITCHELL Quantico
MARY ELLEN MOORE Keene
CATHRYNE MOSTELLER Lynchburg
MARGARET BECKWITH MURRAY Covington
AUDREY MAXINE NEWMAN Eclipse
ELIZABETH JANE NUTTALL Richmond
ANNE ORGAIN Alberta
LAURA HELEN ORNDORFF Roanoke
PATTI PAGE Hilton Village
BETTY MARIE PAIRET Farmville
ALENE PATTESON Ransons
EVELYN PATTERSON Kenbridge
MARIAN CATHERINE PEAKE Hurt
JESSE LEE PICKETT Round Hill
ELAINE PIERCE South Boston
CHARLOTTE ELLEN PITTARD Buffalo Junction
RUTH RADOGNA Purdy
DOROTHY RAMAGE Bluefield
SARA LEE RAWLES Holland
JACQUELINE REYNOLDS Gretna
VIOLET PATRICIA RITCHIE Alberta
MARY FRANCES ROBINS Schley P. O.
ELLEN FRANCES RORER Crewe
KATHLEEN ELIZABETH RUSH Wylliesburg
BETTY RUSSELL Clarksville
MILDRED RUTH SADLER Diggs
BARBARA SAUNDERS Crewe
MARGARET SAUNDERS Bedford
BETTY LEWIS SHANK Roanoke
ETHEL ELIZABETH SHOCKLEY Norfolk
MARTHA SHOW ALTER Lynchburg
LEANORA WALKER SIMONS Pottstown, Pa.
ROSETTA SIMPSON Lynchburg
VIRGINIA SLEDD Richmond
GWENDOLYN ROSE SMITH Covington
PEGGY ANN SMITH Gloucester
JANE ANNE SNEAD Columbia
JANE BELL SOMMERS Richmond
MILDRED ANN SPAIN Petersburg
ELIZABETH VENABLE SPINDLER Blackstone
REBA SPRINKLE Buchanan
MARY FRANCES SQUIRE Emporia
LEE STAPLES Lynchburg
HARRIET STEEL Portsmouth
LOIS ELIZABETH STEPPE Waynesboro
JOANNE STERLING Melfa
LOUISE SYDNOR Hague
JANE BRIDGEFORTH TAYLOR Pungoteague
RUBINETTE THOMAS Farnham
JEAN THOMASSON South Hill
AILEEN TILGHMAN Nassawaddox
RUTH ANN TILLETT Hamilton
BETTY TILSON Marion
BETTY HODGES TIPTON Keysville
JUNE MARILYN TOLLEY Lynchburg
SUE M. UNDERHILL Machipongo
BETTY JO VAIL Covington
ANNIE FLOYD VERSER Richmond
MARY TOWLES WALDROP South Boston
GERTRUDE VIRGINIA WALKER Penhook
MARGARET WALL Norfolk
EDNA EARLE WATERS Portsmouth
JACQUELYNE PENNY WATSON Hampton
JENNIE SUE WEBB Kenbridge
JUANITA WINFIELD WEEKS Victoria
West Lexington, Ky.
MARGARET RUTH WHITTLE Petersburg
MILDRED WILLIAMS Richmond
MARGARET ESTELLE WILSON Keysville
MARY YOUNG Rice
Officers, left to right:
Left to right:
West, Dodson, A. Jones, E. Brooks
Dodson, A. Jones, West,
Irma Lee Allison
Mary Lou Alphin
Phyllis Lee Asher
Marion Avedikion Anne Koiner Baker
Margy Lou Beane
Katherine Anne Booker
June H. Banks
Marjorie Boswick Harriet
Freshman Class Anna Griswold BoxLEY
Elizabeth Anne Bragg
Edith Davis Brooks
Dot Marye Carter Mary Ruth Carver Betty Jean Cecil
Betty Jane Byrd
Dorothy Anne Caldwell
Katherine Glenn Chick
Alma Norine Clay Katherine
1947 Nelly Cordero
Alice Elizabeth Cqrvin
Elva Lee Crowther
Judith Elizabeth Dailey
Alice Patricia Davis
Evelyn Mae Davis
Nancy M. Davis
Frances Elizabeth Collie
Dorothy Lee Doutt Hope Lord Duke
Freshman Class Ruth M. Eggleston
Allie Jane Felton
Mary Ann Ford
Elizabeth Haskins Ferguson
Betty Jane Fortune Sally
Charlotte P. Flaugher
Foster Nancy Sue Francis Mildred Elizabeth Jane
Martha Ellen Griffith
Barbara Jane Grizzard
Gwendolyn Jean Grow
Nancy Anne Guy
1947 Frances Elizabeth
Maxine Hammond Bonnie Jean Hanel
Shirley Irene Hillstead
Ruth Virginia Hathaway
Mary Jane Hite
Pauline Jean Hobbs
Emma Sue Hubbard Mary
Helen M. Holbrook
Peggy Eloise Harp Elizabeth Gertrude Harris
Alice Lee Hewitt
Freshman Class Mary
Margaret Ann Johnson
Gloria Joyce Jones
Dale Jones Mary Annette Jones
Martha Kitchen Mary Jane Klasman
Patsy Claire Lindsey
Denise M. Love
Peggy Lee Lloyd
1947 Muriel McKeever
Nancy Lee Maddox
Betty Joan Miles
Mary Regina Miller
Joan Marie Moore
Ruth Ann Nock
Jean Gretna Oliver Elizabeth Orndorff
Anne Cabell Overbey
Freshman Class Patricia
Caroline Anderson Agnes Wise Parker Page
Marie Louise Redd
Betty Carroll Rippey
June Dolores Robertson
Clara Mae Robertson
Evelyn Ray Phillips Thelma Dean Pope
Virginia Louise Reid
Sarah Frances Reynolds
Sarah Colanthia Rippon
Norma Lou Roady
1947 Ann Sawyer
Nancy Neal Scott
Lou Glyce Shelor
Barbara Kane Smith Betty
Thelma Anne Smith
Mary Lorraine Sommardahl
Mary Rose Smith
Peggy Lee Smith
Barbara M, Spiers
Whitfield Anne St. John
Sours Mildred Orine Spain
Annie Mary Swann
Margaret Aldene Tate
Helen Owen Traynham
Helen Ashby Walthall
Margaret A. West Evelyn Irene White
Ruth Rebecca Walthall
Mary Louise Woodward
Sara Lee Wilkinson
Helen Sheringham Wilson
Jane Elizabeth Williams
Mary Lou Wilson
Marjorie H. Williams
Mary Neill Wright
Betty Jane Yeatts
Rebecca V. Yonan
Nancye Wrenn Winder
Ann Watts Younger
lA/e 'i/e dtudieu
anu piauedy manu
we ve made
in white, as
fhrilled audience witlt
^\itlu approached a oreahdown chasina
i r [ondaui
installed into the
and the singing of "Follow the Gleam."
quarter we gathered in chapel, listened to the strains of "A Perfect Day," and waited who would be tapped into Alpha Kappa Gamma. Gee Gee aided the chapel committee
Once each eagerly to see
by leading us
in the Hills"
and other home'town tunes
group singing on Mondays.
was Gee Gee's presentation of
made up our own words
Choir and Choral Club made several recital, at
which they gave
on the more serious
lives at Farmville.
members of the House Council crew.
kept our ears and eyes snooping and
We ran into closets dodg' Chi, but
The most memorable was
and gave several
can sing them.
the Door, Richard" and "Heartaches" were played on muffled vies.
ing Kitty and the other
as only she
performance of "The Messiah."
we have come
to associate these musical musical notes with our
are integral phases of -our every day
Student Government Organization
time, sponsored a dance on January 18.
dance was given because there were so few open a big success, for
we, the Council,
Besides initiating activities,
conformed to the traditional ones
ered for lyceum, in our usual white blouses and
bia dance, bin
of the Student
ernment Organi2;ation are to unite the students
better living, to train reliance,
in responsibility, self'
made nine hundred
black skirts, and
favors for the
Christmas banquet. For several years the student
to preserve stU'
council has given the president of the college a
We sincerely hope and believe that the
dent honor. Shortly after the beginning of school in Sep'
tember each freshman signed the Honor Code in an impressive candlelight ceremony
of the council members. to govern her college
in the presence
Government Organization has had
according to honorable
tried to issue
conform to the
by councils of previous
earnestly hope that the Student
ernment Organization has secured
standards and to accept her responsibility for help-
in the college tea
Dr. Lancaster, our
ing others to do so.
This year several changes were made in the StU' dent Government rules
Other such changes were made
hope that our college
C^acn uear ^tesninen
the favorite change being
that of having the privilege of going to
would be more
Heading our student
ufait till next uear. FAMILIAR scene
secretary, Jeanne Bentley; treasurer, Alice
Abernathy; and Campus League chairman,
president rushing from
Jacqueline Bobbitt. Also in the council were eight
Kitty Parham, president of
re-elected at a student
body meeting to
girls." If she
The Student Council had supper in the Student Lounge.
be using the phone on
gave us the true
Loud stamping echoed down came an anxious
hanging on their doors, there sounded
what occurred Organi2;ation, for the
time, eleven o'clock. After
a shrill scream, "Telephone call for
to the girls, especially those who
The food was
to find them, there
The Student Government
a Christmas buffet
did have to prepare fireplace
ing a phone call." Please, someone
was always the well prepared excuse: "Dot's mak-
were indeed helpful to
was bed-check. Possibly you've seen your hall-
be faculty adviser for the council. His wise advice interest
noldiedl ever I
garet Lohr, president; vice-president, Betty Mine-
to be lite
the steps, and then
But when Kitty and
kept the halls well patrolled, you can
be sure the frosh and sophs calmed cided to call seniors
to keep their Hghts
longer, but then that
aglow a while
and Ellen McMullan,
Martha Gillum, treasurer.
This year the system for punishing
placed by the old system of campusing a
finement to the hbrary because call'downs was
S^econa edition Aaw
The campus system
four call-downs. for the
four call-downs and an additional
for the fifth
but this didn't mean tearing the building
ing the nightly coke, someone rolled coke bottles
At 9:30 you were
required to be quiet,
brushing your teeth, curling your hair and wash-
you were ready comfortable bed and get your eight
ing behind your ears. to crawl into a
of the year.
mixed among the
We wish you
for us in Student Lounge.
have been there.
we had our
fortunes told. Kitty also
lovely Christmas cards.
had loads of sandwiches,
cokes, potato chips, cookies, candy, etc.
sang and had a delightful time.
Some members of the council sold doughnuts one week during the year. This added greatly to our funds. All of these things helped
signs painted for each girl's art classes
were kind enough
be quiet during
study hour and during a program in the auditorium.
With the help of Mrs. McCoy, Mrs.
wasn't work! Round-
up our budding authors, collecting their offerwhat should be used, rewriting, cutproof-reading,
sometimes not meeting them
Talent seemed to be lurking around every corner
Mrs. Laing, Miss Fit2,patrick
a successful year.
did she contribute the pri2,e-winning short story of
our annual contest
but continued throughout the year to dress up the unimaginative pages with her excellent art work.
series of faculty caricatures
became the feature
of the year.
"Campus Capers," compiled by
Grace Loyd, was always
on the reading Hst. humor
search for the best and newest bits of
unceasing, but well worth the effort.
had with those
room on the
But the trouble
Anne "rough and
We just seemed to gravitate
blank couple of pages?
toward Anne, and we always came away
the CoIon?iade just couldn't have
mind, assured that something
entertaining and ahve
the faithful housemothers
Hamner, Mrs. Eastham, and Mrs.
House Council had
attractive posters for us to use as quiet
make our council
T was fun
—but don't ever think
grins in the dining
more enjoyable and
planned and prepared a delightful Christmas party
only that, but
hours of sleep.
Fun and good
apart as some of you attempted to do! After drink-
"Sh-h-h-, quiet please."
was from 7:30
In the main building study hour until 10:00,
invited to appear before Student
our hands in
time to meet the dead-Hne.
The second contributors.
issue of the year
L's took over with a flourish,
those masculine names in the table of con-
a decided air of distinction.
became co-ed'conscious, and the Colonnade was not to be
behind. Jack Lane,
Nelson Snydor, Jack Van Hoy, and Elinor Lawless represented the Veterans, and
ever got along without them. trips
and Mr. Grainger on
matters of sentence structure, content, and make'
Their patience and understanding and con'
when we had That
ting the author's pet paragraph
calm, efficient, helpfulness of
Millner took care of the business
affairs of the paper,
and Betty Ree Pairet combed
for news. Margaret Wilson was never
at a loss for feature ideas,
and Jane Burchett kept
us up with the seasonal sports news. Lela Bouldin,
on the newest fashions and
social editor, let us in
planned a Christmas party and spring banquet for
Pullen weekly visited
business places in Farmville for advertisements.
Jean Babb took the snaps for the paper, and
Davis held the important job of seeing that
was typed. Martha Frances Morrison, itorial assistant,
with the business and
the staff members.
Then, there were those harried hours
We'll never forget the frantic last'minute to consult with Miss Jennings
Shirley Slaughter, serving as editor 'in'chief, kept in contact
that each galley
checked for mistakes and also wrote
column, "Omnibus," a preview of club meetings.
more than one Colonnade out of an apparently
hopeless last'minute tangle into finished form.
product over to the circulation manager, Frances
After the rush was over, there was always a
wonderful feeling of seeing the completed product
This year Betty Spindler started a "Puddin'
and of knowing that the best the college and
could offer had gone into the making.
Hush'hush on that scoop! Rush that
could not have met
Holton, our adviser.
of the Herald office cooperated with
us in every
way and worked
constantly to help us
improve our newspaper. all
tore our hair out be'
cause the cuts didn't come back, the times
look back over our year's work,
laugh about the times
publication dates without the willing and helpful
minute copy down. Then you get a three'hour breathing spell on
the sports page
Bibb gave us the horse news.
URRY, hurry, hurry to meet that
week with her black and
encouraged our participation
wlin i^oiunda readers.
/few cotumn, f uddin ,
quite a hit with
columnist never missed a trick in "Heard After
Carmen Low portrayed some phase
of college activities each
turned the finished
distributed around the tables in the dining room, staff
and the few
contemplated murder to get enough news
In October Shirley,
Mary, and Mary Agnes
journeyed to Chicago to attend the Associated Collegiate Press
Convention and brought back
wonderful new ideas besides news of the loads of compliments the paper had received there. also be
mentioned that they had a grand time!
that the student
pleased with our work.
purpose of recording faithfully the weekly events
tahe 6nape after aoode
of soaring through the air
Akron while eating The return trip wasn't
off to a
They have never
on the train coupling from Washington to
them, this year
and she and Miss Foster
of correcting and add'
to eliminate the "goose egg" in the major design.
When the last bit of copy was we
everyone that the books would be loose leaf
would be no blank
Lee's (non'Staff ) concern helped
M. to attend classes were just a few minor dt-
off to the printer,
anxiously awaited the proof and hoped that
a visit from
Mr. Brightman, who helped us over many rough spots. The art staff was put to work soon after Sue, Dorris, Miss Bedford, and Mr. Mac decided
arriving in Farmville at 7:00
we mounted and
Petersburg, sleeping in the bus station in Rich' finally
away many hours "picking chickens" to the tune of "Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens." Barbara
when Sue and Sue
flying start in the fall
we made many
Instead of trimming pictures be'
eqq \vai eliminatpa.
neys to the lab for the inevitable pasting and
good old Farm'
have to take the Pegasus and riding picture After Christmas
thought at one time
are sure that Barbara
which went along with planning the "good
In addition to committee meetings and
and the Tribune
Building they were deeply impressed with non'
convention hours Inn,
Mr. Brightman's. The
lastly, a gathering
'(ffUipment for r^ec.
weren't fortunate enough to meet
someone to send us roses for the
Krupa and the College
Club of Chicago, and
party at Northwestern, a dance at the
from the Kotimda
as Shirley did.
iTH problems facing
for the year.
had approved the musical
theme and the dummy, which was started
However, many changes were made
throughout the year when several organizations disbanded.
the task had not been too great, at
we might have
into a club just to
organized the "A. F.'s" space.
December the staff
schemed to be able to accompany him on
ment between the the student body,
Student Standards started work as the coordination depart'
faculty, the administration,
arranged the schedule of
saw that no one more extra-curricular points than her schol'
events for the school calendar, carries astic
average warrants, and investigated possibil'
of improvements through student or faculty
With Nancy Whitehead presiding at the head we accompHshed many of our multiple
of the table, duties.
Heidi Lacy was kept on her toes from
May to this one scheduling meetings would be faced with
places at one time.
the problem of being at
kept the point sys'
tem running smoothly so that no one person ried
extra-curricular activities than she
the dining room.
project included sound-
new equipment for the Rec. After digging around, we secured ping-pong and shuffle-board equipment. The steps and walks were worked on by our suggestion,
and the stones around school were
was worked on
improvement of the
fund to be used
college as a whole.
to help in bringing to the college programs of
worth and caster fixed,
to be used as Dr. Lancaster sees
proving the condition of the Rec. established a
a plan of im-
Each one of these
December. She brought back many help-
"What the Red Cross Can Do on Campus." Our college unit was very proud when we were chosen to make a correspondence album to send to about
a teacher-training school in
one of these albums. it
thanks go to
enjoyed working on
helped us with this
Association of Childhood Education
If^eptu j-rom arateful
oDutcli famitu received
achnowtedaina taina is
mediation board and requires the cooperation of the school as a whole.
have been capably led rection of Lillian Fink,
ImaA packaaes 7Kat
year under the
which had been Constance Young, viceclub. Especially notable among
this year. Chris-
vice-chairman and Sarah Greene as secretary-treas-
we became more acquainted publications. One of the pro-
at this time that
with our A. C. E. Cross committee on our
our monthly meetings was the one held It
tine Shiflet served as chairman; Jean
president of the
iVlanu drives oriainatea
tended interesting meetings
dent overseas to Aotaiers.
Association of Childhood Education are called,
college in the country to
to hold high the standards of S. T.
The Student Standards committee
College Units at
program for selHng books
Eastern Area Headquarters in Alexandria, Vir-
have tried to investigate every problem
Jean Edgerton represented our college unit at the conference of
Christmas packages to
have fun wrapping and tying these packages.
brought before the committee and to make the im-
presents contained six articles, and
end of the year. The funds are to be used
worked with Mr. Graham and Dr. Lanto have the Rotunda painted and the steps and the curtains in the auditorium cleaned
Girls canvassed the halls to collect these
and we got
as well as improve-
Another of our
ments of the food.
send overseas to our soldiers.
We concentrated efforts on the improvement of
We had a drive at the beginning of the year
to collect clothes to send to the college students of
we attempted last year was the helping of a Dutch family by sending boxes to three children. At our first meeting this year letters were read to jects
from the family, acknowledging the
prepared and sent.
feeling to reali2;e that
helped in a
small way, to restore a family torn by the struggle of
She was the guest of the chapter for several days.
She spoke to several
ecutive dinner meeting of the chapter.
gala time talking over plans for the year's
Taking as our purposes the betterment of Childhood education and the advancement of our pro-
During the winter quarter we sponsored our an-
C E. invited
nual election for the best prospective teachers from
to membership during the Fall quarter, twenty-six
the freshman and sophomore classes and from the
by molding better
party in Miss Hayne's apartment
will hold a special place in
our memories. Stories,
and the singing
of Christmas carols gave us the true spirit for the
approaching holiday season.
told us a lovely story. Delicious candies, nuts,
Fink and Constance Young secretary; Jeanne Button,
and Louise Smith, chairman of the
B. Haynes, our
adviser, for her guidance, interest,
are grateful to Miss
the election with the chapter and paid the dues of the girls elected.
chapter worked on plans for a student
teacher publication. These plans
use by the chapter next year.
Spring quarter found us making plans and prep-
Student Lounge for the seniors, members of the faculty,
and superintendents from various counties
and Means Committee.
of Farmville as usual sponsored
aration for a spring reception to be held in the
"goodies" were served by our hostess.
were Elizabeth Lewis,
curriculum groups of the junior
The Rotary Club
T. A. seeks to extend interest in professional leadership, to extend the understanding of the activities and services of the National EducaF.
and the Virginia Education Asand practices of the teaching profession, and to develop in the members those powers and qualities recogniz,ed as detion Association
ing in helping us to accomplish our goals.
Future Teachers of
sociation, to study the traditions
sirable assets of the professional teacher.
chapter had as
election for bedt
its officers this
Headlee, president; Louise Brooks,
ShufHebarger, secretary; Lucile
Upshur, treasurer. Dr.
our guide and counselor along
prospective teacnerd front
HE members of the J. L. Jarman Chapter of the Future Teachers of America came back to school this year ready to work on the job of reorgani2;ing the chapter.
charge of the chapel programs
Week. On the F. T. A. program held during the Wednesday chapel period of that week. Dr. Ruth Coyner Little and Dr. Lancaster were the guest speakers. They spoke
Chapel Committee I 짜
during American Education
on the need of teachers Dr. Little
in the state
and the nation.
one of the associate editors of the
Journal of the National Education Association.
voluntaru. ERHAPS the most radical but welcome innovation put into effect by President Lancaster was to make chapel attendance voluntary, and for only three days formerly practiced.
a week, instead of daily as
in the nature of
Dr. Lancaster well knew that the success of the experiment would be largely determined by the
nature of the programs presented.
selected a strong committee, consisting of faculty,
administration, and students, and headed
Mondays were "Song Day," but must not be
caught the Christmas Spirit
Gee Gee Yonce did most
of the leading,
ginia Tindall most of the accompanying.
screen was purchased for the auditorium, and words were projected on the screen. Thanks to
and were put on by the students.
Various student organi2;ations performed. times
a solemn tapping service; sometimes, a
skit or a recognition
put on by Alpha Kappa
and Kappa Delta
The highwhen we
York. We've remembered the ad-
Mr. Randolph, "Be authentic
at all cost."
In the spring when the choir sang the oratorio, "The Holy City," we Madrigals sang the trio, "At Eventide It Shall Be Light," and the quartet, "List, The Cherubic Host."
Fox, Hilda Abernathy, Jeanne Button, Bryant,
Frances Hundley, Bobby Mitchell, Virginia Tindall,
Patsy Dale, and Jean Watts.
Though we were inexperienced in the beginning, by combining work with play, we attained our goal.
Friday chapels were turned over to speakers of a
This year the Madrigals were composed of Jane
manipulated the machine!
The Wednesday programs were
blended our voices with those of
for freshmen. College yells, college songs, old favorbill
however, came on December
and popular tunes made up the
music for the Orchesis Christmas Sing.
confused with the old Monday's "sings" required
one of our happiest years.
was carried all over the state when we sang "Though Philomela Lost Her Love" from the Surely others Studios in Richmond.
In this series, the State
Board of Education was presented to the student body. Burgess Johnson was one of our best speak-
The Student Chapel Committee was composed of Barbara Kellam, chairman; Anne T. PuUen, Gee Gee Yonce, Jane Taylor.
Janie Fox, Joyce
ydinaA on raui
Sutton Bland and Helen Arington
in charge of posters
would be presented
put up to show what
ring for the
The Madrigal Group Spirit nerj^rmance
more than seventy members of our colMonday and Thurs-
day night became not mere routine, but an hour of
the direction of
of the dimly
the Hght-hearted lyrics of the
pre-Eli2,abethan period. gals,
There we twelve Madri-
poured out our hearts
the direction of June Cregar
Tindall, Patsy Dale, Hilda
Early in the
for the big event
Mr. Ned Crawley and
Abernathy, and Alfreda Peterson a big year.
Choir practice each
These words had a familiar
singing to be looked forward to
arranged for the Choir and the Hampden-Sydney
Glee Club a most enjoyable day in Richmond,
cluding making recordings, a banquet, and hearing the "Messiah." later
heard our broadcast
on "Virginia Sings," our hearts
With Christmas approaching, we practiced very hard and gave several concerts in Farmville and Hampden'Sydney. Perhaps the most memorable of our yuletide programs was the joint concert given by our choir and the Hampden-Sydney glee club in During the the Methodist church at Prospect. winter we practiced long hours, inspired by the thoughts of "The Holy City" concert, the year's
Our deepest appreciation Mr. Crawley, who worked patiently and
of a very happy year. goes to
expected great things of us and to those expectations.
Co-eds upAel record
from Dr. Walmsley's classroom, Tindall's: "I have an important announcement to make," "Night Song", Mr. Crawley's: "Now I want you to sing it this way!", the records of our broadcast, our Sunday afternoon vesper service in the chapel at the University of Virginia, and "The Holy City" all mingle together in our memory
Millner; librarian, Betty
ae fof fOr L^olteQ.e I,
ANY changes have taken place at but the matriculation of the veterans marked a new record in S. T. C. history. For the first time this was a coeducational institution. Extremely odd in September were the sight of boys ambhng through the halls on their way to class and the sound of mascuhne voices answering roll call. These boys added a bit of spice to the
we took with them, particularly folk dance. such a novelty to boast a boy for a partner! They formed a basketball team, "The Skins," and in true Farmville style theirs was a successful season. Although terrifically outnumbered, the veterans filled an important place in S. T. C. Hfe. courses It V\^as
uear waA Sprina
when ken we aroupA \routJA
ioinecl other loine
ACH Monday and Thursday night found the Choral Club anxiously gathered
-y^. -Ar. (^ouncll
classroom of Mr. Strick, music professor and head of the State Teachers College Music department. Because of illness Mr. Strick could not be with the
was not girls.
work and no play
for a social gathering.
invited us It
wonderful time of fellowship, food, and fun for all. The Choral Club had as its officers for the year:
ticipation in sports while at school.
on basis of varied parand the blue for one or This year the blazers were presented sports,
to the girls at the chapel exercises in the spring
for the Choral
Aix otazerA to
OR a number of years now Association has awarded blazers to those seniors having the highest number of the
During his abpatiently and kindly
until late in the fall quarter.
guided the group in its activities. On Sunday morning, December 15, 1946, the Choral Club with the College Choir, the HampdenSydney Glee Club, and the professional Madrigals from New York presented a Christmas concert program consisting chiefly of Christmas music. The most outstanding work of the year was the preparation and presentation of "The Holy City" given in a spring concert with the College Choir, Hampden - Sydney Glee Club, and professional It
two girls White ones were awarded
received white blazers, and
received blue blazers.
Margaret Lohr, Nellie Smith, Margaret EUett, and Sue Hundley; blue ones were awarded to Kitty Sue Bridgforth and Nancy Parrish.
left to right:
Upshur, Parham, Minetree, Lohr, M. East, Bridgforth, Skelton J. Fox, Bentley, C. Rieck, Maddox, A. Abernathy, Tindall
Bentley, A. Abernathy
Officers, top row, left to right:
Parham, N. Parrish
Watts S. Davis, Lacy, Fulcher, B. Mitchell, Mustain, Fifield, A. East, J. left to right: Parham, R. Thomas Second row: D. Blair, J. Reynolds, Peake, McMullan, Parham, Gillum, N. Parrish, Winton, M. Wilson, S. Ballard, R. Eggleston, Third row: Manning, Lanier, P. Smith, A. Newman, C. Pittard, L. Harrell, McBride, H. TiUett, Minton, C. Young
Left to right:
C. West, Brugh, Kellam, Myers, Upshur, K. Lawrence, B. Jefferson
Milner, Graham, Wilson, Hair
Shank, Bland, Loyd, Willis, Rives, Cake, E. Lawless, Tindall 114
Left to right:
Burchett, Helmer, Mr.
M, Wilson, M. Davis
left to right:
H. Williams, Spindler, H. Abernathy, C. Grizzard, Bibb
Morrison, Burns, Cake
Babb, Treakle, Pullen,
Seated, left to right:
Chambers, N. Smith, M.
Edgerton, A. East, Montgomery, N. Parrish, Farley, Morris,
Hundley, McCorkle, Waters
left to right:
Hundley, Eagle, Bobbitt, Bibb, Slaughter, Lohr, Bridgforth M. Ellett, K. Parham, M. East
Bragg, Hanks, Pullen, Cabaniss, Whitehead, H. Lacy,
Left to right:
Officers, left to right:
C. Young, Fink, Button, E. Lewis
Association of Childhood Education
left to right:
Apperson, Altizer, Brugh, Headlee, Upshur, N. Parrish, Hair, Anderson
Standing: A. Davis, L. Carter
Future Teachers of America
Left to right:
Fox, Arrington, Dr. Jeffers, Kellam,
Seated, Teft to right: Tindall, H. Abernathy, Cregar, Mitchell,
Harrell, Button, Sterling
Front row, left to right: Crawley, L. Harrell, Cregar, J. Watts, Peterson, P. Dale, Tindall, H. Abernathy, M. Second row: T. Diggs, Grow, Comerford, J. Foster, Button, Snapp, Hall, Joyner, M. Morrison, M. Ballard, Overbey, S. Ballard Third row: Rushing, Yonan, J. Walsh, I. Davis, Townsend, Hargan, N. Foster, Hogge, Cecil, J. Taylor, E. M. Williams, P. Bagley, G. Anderson Fourth row: M. Alphin, Helmer, F. Dodson, Alley, B. Smith, A. Willis, A. Simpson, Yonce, R. Mears, Bass,
Hundley, Mitchell, Bryant, Fox, Shockley Blair, N. Taylor, Kappes, Sterling, E.
Horton, Madre, Doutt
Front row, left to right: Yonan, Newell, H. Edwards, Thomasson, Doutt, Asher, Ferratt, J. Williams, F. Dodson, Redd, M. Reid Second row: E. Brooks, C. Page, Dansbergcr, Beard, J. Foster, Millner, J. Reynolds, Lanier, H. Walthall, Chappelle, M. Williams, Brockway, J. Cross Third row: Madre, Comerford, N. Foster, Black, Clay, D. Carter, A. Simpson, Rowe, M. Dawson, M. Alphin, D. Conner, Hogge, St. John, Longworth Fourth row: B. Sours, R. Jones, B. Smith, E. Harris, Scruggs, D. Daniel, N. Scott, Eagle, M. Davis, V. Howard, M. Bryant, A. Kelley, Kibler, P. West, M. Harrison
Second row: H. Maxey, McGhee, Third row: Koch, Lane, Cumbey
left to right:
Hundley, N. Parrish, Bridgforth
we 5wear, ->^tยงna
it letter our
A. K. G. Circles. The trip and the convention were both worthwhile, and we all agreed that we wouldn't have missed
over Aucceiiful citcuA AponAorect
Winter quarter brought with it another A. K. G. tapping. Again members of the Student Body were held in suspense before each girl was tapped.
Kitty Sue Bridgforth, Margaret Wilson,
Whitehead, Tucker Winn, Nancy Chambers, and going to be tapped in
chapel Wednesday?" This question was often asked, and we in Alpha Kappa Gamma found it difficult not to reveal the secret; however, we were as excited as other members of the Student Body when the gavel
raised above the heads of those girls
possessed outstanding qualities in leadership. Those recogni2,ed in the fall were Kitty Parham, Shirley
"Peepsie" Brooks were recogni2;ed as leaders in the college.
Throughout the year we turned to Miss Cleaves Our officers were
and Miss Eason for advice.
Headlee, secretary; Margaret Lohr,
In working together to carry out the
various projects which
Slaughter, Betty Bibb, Patsy Dale, Jean Bentley,
and Virginia Tindall. Dr. Lancaster's impressive talk made the ideals of A. K. G. mean even more.
of leadership, service, and character in our college."
of Arc, our patron saint, "the crystalli2;ed essence
Already we had begun to work on the circus, to occur the first week-end in Nov-
one could have done a better job as general chairman than Anna Headlee. The committee chairmen worked together on the various aspects of the circus,
big day rolled
in the afternoon
view of what was to be seen under the "Big Top" that night, and everyone gala affair.
out in the court. Heidi Lacy, queen; Julia Booher, junior; Dolly
Freeman, sophomore, and An-
nette Jones, freshman, represented songs of the period.
Ship, Lollipop," with
onade stand, candy canes, bon-bons, keen enjoyment and gave
place for the juniors.
Representing fruits of North and South America, the seniors danced and sang their place.
classes practiced three
kept in our minds a vivid picture of Joan
Clowns, animals, balloons, popcorn, and hot
dogs added to the festivity of the circus.
returned from the Christmas holidays,
a national honor
society in the field of social science, has been
our campus since 1927.
outstanding interest in the
have shown the
of social science,
do an original piece of
work, and have a high standard of general scholarship are ehgible for membership.
In our Virginia
chapter this year Louise
Rives served as president; vice-president;
Margaret Wilson, secretary; treasurer;
and Dr. James
of the society.
quarter, in the absence of Louise Rives,
Stuart Buford became president.
The annual convention was South Carolina
as a faculty
ment which Mr. Graham had made for us
Walmsley, sponsor. Miss Lucy Bralley was elected
pleased to see the storage place for our circus equipin the
held at the Uni-
us with Miss Burger drove down.
meeting and working with the
and four of
from the other
Gamma Mu sponsored the debate club in the On November the seventh. Miss Ruth Brail,
contralto, appeared at S. T. C.
and was sponsored
Mardi Gras, under the leadership of Anne was a traditionally beau'
Pullen, general chairman, tiful
Gwen Ackiss as
the ladies of the court
Louise Brooks, Gertrude Driver, Dolly
and Nancy Whitehead
Colorful and gay costumes helped to con'
Gamma Mu we
attempted to promote
terest in various timely subjects so that
be better prepared to meet post'war problems of today.
Among our topics for
an honorary member.
next outstanding meeting consisted of a de'
bate with Eta Sigma Phi on the immortal question
Aeneas and Dido.
of the Classical Association of Virginia.
To carry out ics, we studied and
we were campus the
Later this spring
pleased to have as our guests
tribute to the fun of
February meeting Dr. Dabney
man, Kitty Parham, Nellie Smith, Margaret Wall,
ended our party with an informal chat over
in dresses representing the theme, the
our aim, the fostering of the the Hves of great
their contribution to literature.
most successful year.
lems of today's Palestine, the political situation in India,
and the Dardanelle
things for ship,
to be an un'
derstanding friend and inspiration to us strove, high ideals
have been constantly expanded under
ZJalent of dludenlA waA
Throughout the year we found we could look to Dr. Walmsley for advice and help at
the cooperation of each
and the guiding
(hibli in fl'laij.
had a successful year.
on our campus who have outstanding artistic ability.
Sigma Pi Rho Kyraanization
those posters advertising big halls
dent Building to Library, but that
furnish a forum for the
art, we have had many interesting meetings; however, our dis'
ducceAAful uear ituduina
campus events that have decked the
matters pertaining to
cussions weren't always about Michaelangelo or
too, at the beginning of each quarter
who had shown
interest as well as their splendid achievements in
meeting of the year
we, the members of Virginia Alpha Chapter, Sigma Pi Rho, initiated Dr. Graves
H. Thompson and
kindly consented to be'
Miss Minnie V. Rice, our
of art, and their this
names added to the
ideas to our
Catherine Varner, a senior from Farmville, into our fraternity. Dr.
Needles to say,
came roUing around with the annual art It was then we proudly recognized the
talents of all students interested in art.
beloved friend and former adviser, was no longer at
fun admiring everyone's master pieces. Incidental-
Farmville with us.
was our meet' ing in the home of our new adviser. This was our annual Christmas party. Dr. Thompson enter' the highhghts of the year
tained us with a musical program on the classics.
know your roommate
paint like that.
Bedford, our friend and adviser,
Without her unerring guidance we should never have met success.
active officers this year
were Carmen Low, Sue
our Christmas party, and Annette Vincent' Viry spoke to us about Christmas in France.
Davis, secretary 'treasurer; and Sutton Bland, post'
for their leadership.
our project for the year,
Vincent' Viry, a
T. C. and helped with the French
leaders for the year
were Jacquelyn Bobbitt,
president; Sara Rawles, vice-president;
recording secretary; j-r
open to ftein men
decided to make this type of assistance our
from Lyon, France,
yearly project whenever foreign girls are in need of
Alpha Phi Sigma O.raaitization
Miss Mary E. Peck was our
Beorc Eh Thorn
press forward to higher
attainments, and in our endeavor,
us never forget
With this motto in our minds and we Alpha Phi Sigmas came smiling through another year of hard but interesting work. Our or' to be kind."
honorary scholastic fraternity on for
twentysix from the sophomore
meeting in October.
Beorc Eh Thorn,
honor society on the campus, obtains its name from the three Old English rune letters, Beorc Eh Thorn, which, to the members, symbolize literature,
Alpha Phi Sigma bid new
impressive candlelight service,
from the freshman
which freshmen and sophomores are
gani2;ation has the distinction of being the only
society has for
ated from their high schools as valedictorians and
aims the enjoyment, the appreciation of Hterature,
the cultivation of creative writing, and the use of
salutatorians, also the freshmen
maintained an average of
secutive quarters here in this college.
Those entering the are
the novice group.
from high schools girls
cepted on the basis of their college records are recognized as apprentices.
attaining an aver'
recognized as having achieved the apprentice de' gree,
and on making a B'plus average for two
wear the pin studded with
of growth. This
rank in the society, a master's degree.
Our business meetings were held the second Tuesday of each month. On the third Tuesday our regular meetings were held. Among our interest' ing programs for the year
when Miss Draper told up in Venezuela last
good Enghsh. In order to ciety
about her trip and study
summer. In December we had
these aims, the sO'
makes a study of the Hterature of one country
each year. Because of the prominent place Russia occupies in world affairs today, the members voted to
a study of Russian hterature
ginning in the Tindall,
to the present. Virginia
served as program chairman, present'
ed the complete plans for the program on the study of Russia.
Miss Grace Moran, acting head of the Geo' graphy Department, gave a most interesting
modern Russia at the first meeting. She spoke also on Russia in chapel, at which time new girls were recognized as members of the society. Other programs included book reviews and talks by students on Russian literature and on various great cussion of
writers of that country.
the 1947 spring meeting our program for the
year was brought to a close
which they had
the poems, short stories, or essays
written in order to maintain their status as active
members of the society held
members served on the winning short
Grace E. Mix,
Lucie Addleman, corresponding secretary;
members of the English Department
able to be with us.
of the year.
initiated at a special service
the banquet hall,
Mrs. Alice C.
at the beautiful decorations.
cards boasted the
go in our scrap books to remind
us of our days as members of Beta Epsilon Chapter.
grateful for the cooperation of the
installed as a faculty
Motley, treasurer; and Beverly Boone, historian. society
a gala occasion, for five
held before the banquet.
vice-president; Lovice Altizer, recording secretary;
come our outstanding woman
Lee Carter, president; Virginia Tindall,
editorial staff of at least
we met one Thursday
Faculty members and guests joined with us to wel'
one of the three pubHcations, often contributing pri2;e
of our honorary
Mr. Grainger. The majority of our
annual spring picnic
highlight of the year
when we had our annual Christmas banquet
After the banquet Miss
gave a charming talk
on the "Spirit of Christmas."
out the program for the year.
during the winter quarter were
based on an investigation of teaching positions in
the state. Dr. Lancaster spoke to us at one meeting,
and Mr. Robert
F. Williams, the executive
secretary of the Virginia Education Association, r?
was our guest speaker
'A lion in
February meeting. They
helped us in making our decisions as to our posil-reili-
tions in the schools of the state.
KappaDelta Pi is a national hon' or society in education. active chapters.
University of sities
has a chapter
over the United
and seeks to pro'
ranked in the the guest, the gaily,
and seniors field
enjoyed a most profitable year under the officers,
are as follows
in chapel for
Headlee, president; Barbara Kellam, vice-president;
Patsy Dale, secretary;
of this chapter, gave an address at told of the
of education and had excelled in scholarship.
guidance of our
displayed outstanding interest in the
Beta Epsilon Chapter began our year
our new members. Dr. Lancaster, orary
During the year we
with a special service of recognition
Student Lounge in honor
and the members conversing
chosen from the upper quartile of the junior and
hated to say good-bye and goodnight.
mote good fellowship among the members, who are
upper quarter of
scholarship and outstanding
service in the field of education
event of the year.
of the freshmen and sophomores
was founded at the
There are chapters
and schools of education
the arrival of spring
and Audrey Lee Davis,
of the State Teach'
Camper was our
Recruitment Committee, of which he was
guide, our light,
and our most
loyal adviser throughout the year.
left to right;
Smith, Buford, B.
Second row: Morrison, E. Bennett, M. Third row: Neal, Winn, B. Graham
Slaughter, Dale, Bentley, K. Parham, Minetree, Tindall, Lohr
C. Young, Headlee
Sigma Pi Rho
Seated, left to right:
L, Carter, Altizer,
Standing: Mr. Grainger, Dr. Thompson, Dr. Lancaster
Officers, left to right:
Rawles, A. Owen, A. East,
Alpha Phi Sigma
Willis, G. Harrison, E. Waters, Spindler, Feamster, Shank left to right: Second row: A. East, M. Wilson, Altizer, L. Addleman, Tindall, Motley, L. Carter, Boone, Hair Third row: Sadler, S. Reaves, M. Young, Davey, Neal, Claiborne, Rives, M. Ellett, N. Parrish, M. Davis,
Front row, left to right: B. Bondurant, H. Abernathy, C. Grizzard, Millner, L. Carter, Hahn, M. Jones Second row: B. Lewis, Altizer, E. Smith, Dale, N. Parrish, Kellam, Headlee, Halstead, Upshur, Hair Third row: M. Ballard, M. Morrison, D. Blair, L. Addleman, E. Bennett, C. West, Brugh, M. Davis, Sutherlin, A. Davis, Cregar, Tindall
umm umumu \Jur eue& turn
the padt daud, ojf
Dramatic Club ronaleutd
and ^. —/.
Jjramatic i^iuo were intbinecl once
HE Man stayed,
to the dehght of the audience at the fall play
crowded the auditorium
ember 22nd. The Hampden-Sydney Jongleurs and the S. T. C. Dramatic Club, once again, combined their talents to give a very excellent presentation.
Grace this year was Eloise Stancell. Loyd and Betty Bibb served as vice-presidents. Jean Cake was secretary, and "Dolly" Anne Freeman, treasurer and business manager. Martha Frances Webb was head of the acting group; Gwendolyn Cress was costuming head; Hope Frank was head of the make-up department; Dorothy Ramage was head of hghting; Pat Daniel was staging head; and Christine Shiflet took care president
comedy was enhvened by the
of the properties.
posters; social; field,
various chairmen were the
Betty Spindler, publicity; Sue Davis,
Hilda Bennett, music; Betty Minetree,
Jean Cake, play contest; and Virginia Holli-
scrap book. This group functioned under the
able direction of
encouraged us in
taught us and
wit and the unusual predicament of a family with
many guests. The regular meetings
of the club
most enjoyable by the oncact plays presented by the acting group, and the fashion
by the costuming and
Christmas could never pass without a party and
Betty Minetree, social
Wi.. Winnie V. I^Ue
chairman, served quantities of delicious food, and all
a dehghtful time.
Shakespeare's well'known comedy,
of the Shrew."
leading lady really
took a beating as she was tossed around by her "tamer."
The "horse" on which
In the spring, S. T. C. and
the fair lady rode
problem for the properties
The costumes were
produced by the large and hard-work-
HEN we returned from our sumwe began to look around for
our old friends of the Latin Club.
us forever, but others were waiting with
a cheery greeting.
initiated the eligible
meeting of the
freshmen into the
Then we took time out to get acnew members. After a period fun and fellowship we settled down to the
quainted with our
ing costume group.
Hard work was something we were used to. We just a little harder to make the annual Southside Dramatic Tournament, which was resumed last year, a success. We enjoyed meeting
serious business of getting started for the year.
The Dramatic Club year drew to a close with new girls. After serving their ap-
executive board, which
the club, spent
had chosen Latin
During our various meetings we make this relationship clear through
a study of the contributions of Latin to the Romance languages Italian, Rumanian, French, Spanish, and Portugese and its relationship to the Teutonic languages and Greek.
at a tea.
thought would help us to see the real reason
the high school casts and working with them.
the bidding of
took as our general theme for the session the
relationship of Latin to our practical
the framework of
together planning and
carrying out the business of the club.
Since our beloved Iriend and sponsor, Miss Minnie
V. Rice, did not return
Dr. Graves H. Tompson, head of the Latin Depart' ment, to be our adviser.
We had a most profitable
year under his guidance and that of our
president; Virginia HoUifield,
Catherine Hogge, vice'president;
and Virginia Parris typed our song sheets
and other papers for In retrospect cessful
that this year
one for Le Cercle Francais.
and Beverly Boone, secretary 'treas'
El Club Espanol Cyaa L^kridtniad
Le Cercle Francais
rrench qiri ai rlative ZJ^rencn •citn tne
voted nuae AucceAi.
^J^et accent aeuQlited tfi
Guadalajara shining in the noon day sun
CAPULCO, Mts. Popocatepetl,
made the dreams of a Spanish student. How we would revel in a trip south of the border, where the castanets click in rhumba time, and gay caballeros strum their guitars and sing "Solamente Una Vez" are
aims to promote the speaking and understanding of
French and to encourage the study of the culture
and customs of France. With the direction of Miss Draper and the invaluable help of Annette Vincent' Viry,
we have made much
ported to the land of true romance. There under the imaginative guidance of our sponsors and of-
French and the Spanish Clubs'
sang the songs, read the poetry, learned
the customs of South America, and participated in
our annual custom,
held our Christmas fete with the Spanish Club,
We rushed to the audio-visual room
She did much to help us im-
activity of the year
booth at the Circus.
say the 125
every third Tuesday at four o'clock and were trans-
the best pronunciation
prove our pronunciations, so that the contest for
which we sold
quite fortunate to have Annette,
from Lyon, to help us
progress this year.
and "Besame Mucho" to lovely
took the opportunity to present as
which keep alive the spirit of friendliness and cooperation between our country and our
South American neighbors.
year was upon music, which
nations of the world.
We sang the old familiars, such as "Cielito Lindo"
sented an original stunt in addition to the custom-
and "Adios Muchachos" and added new Christ-
ary carol-singing and the classic minuet.
Christmas customs as possible.
have been widely
ent and entertaining because of the efforts of Ellen
which every member could the use of our listen to
took up customs,
and had programs participate.
music which added
to our programs.
was our Christmas "Fiesta" given with the French Club. The party was fun for
with the traditional "pinata,"
and presentation of the "nacimiento." Other programs included humorous costumed skits
given in Spanish, of course, by scriptions of
home towns and
and Lela Bouldin, reporter. Mildred Davis was our
expressed than in
the classes, de-
student translations of
we had as officers Betty Spindler, president; Ellen McMuUen, vice-president; Janie Hanks, treasurer; Mary Neale Garrett, secretary; This year
Highlight of the year's program
by new mem-
Latin poets. spirit of the club is its
nowhere more aptly
motto "Lazas mas estrechas
entre las Americas" which means, "Closer ties be'
were the following:
tween the Americas."
Virginia Marshall, vice-president; Jacqueline Bob-
officers for the
year were as follows:
Wyatt, president; Hilda Abernathy, vice-presi' dent; Martha Anderson, secretary; Anne Motely, treasurer; Julia Perez,, program chairman; Miss
and Barbara Lee Myers,
Barksdale and Miss Draper, advisers.
in itute Allow.
in 1939, the
knowledge of the various opportunities
purpose to give students in the
and to further
in the busi'
their interests in this re-
provided social gatherings for the
promotion of fellowship among the members.
Club consisted of two
or minored in business edu'
Honorary members included
the Business Education Department.
November we gave
were based on
club in the
and were honored
concerned with the
peace-making groups. Therefore,
took as our
for the year the better understanding
movements of the United Na-
their relationship to the individual
ledge of the customs, ideals, and points of view of
Methodist church. Dr.
other nations can
go forward to a true peace.
Our secondary a style
speaker on this im-
project for this school year
of college clothes.
the senior tailoring class were displayed.
brought us a message about teaching opportunities
for graduates of the Business Education Depart-
either in class or at
ment. Mr. Landrum also told us about some of the
students and were modeled by the girls
plans he had for the department.
were the honorary members of the Club and
of the department.
activities of the
Lancaster was the guest speaker.
homes, students interested in homemaking are
at a tea given
members of the Club about her work
24, at the
Twenty-eight freshmen became members of the
Dr. Gordon Moss was our
The annual banquet
We believe that only through the thorough know-
At our December in the
meeting, Dorothy Tuck, an ex-Wave, spoke to
was held January
activities of the
partment of Business Education.
erine Rainey, secretary; Elizabeth
of the world peace
ous members of the Club participating. tions
Since wars take sons and husbands
and honorary. Active members were those
was under the
as faculty adviser,
rection of the following officers: Betty Scroggins,
Business Education Department a
HE Home Economics
The Commercial Club year's
Barbara Kellam, president;
show were made
we became members
and we hope
National Assembly of Student Y.
C. A.'s at the University of
returned from the convention
For Religious Emphasis
P. Allen from Bristol, Virginia,
chapel and in an open meeting he directed our
tention to the theme, "Will Christianity
aglow with re
C. A.'s and
Climaxing the year's work, the Public Affairs
from the usual down'
Committee sponsored the World Student Service
sun was brightly beaming that
Fund drive combined with the Red Cross drive. The Prayers Committee, capably led by Laura
memorable Monday the freshmen girls,
dressed in white and wearing the Y.
met the busses and
countless questions at our information booth in the
Rotunda, and acted
which gave us a busy day.
handy men to the
confused and astounded freshmen. That
Jean Comerford, prepared the nightly devotions
eagerly sought the freshmen to
written during the summer. Friday night
were introduced to the faculty and
for the achievement
candlelight service with the
freshmen, dressed in white, marching
thanks go to her
Helping Martha Russell, were Patsy Dale,
Chambers, treasurer, and
In October the freshmen were formally installed into the
few quiet moments
Keeping us ever mindful of the work to be done through her
the Big Sister 'Little Sister Reception, at which the little
work combined with that of the rest of the cabinet made this another successful year for the Y. W. C. A. counselor,
Colonnade and into the Rotunda, was both lovely and impressive.
for Fall Retreat,
around the theme, "The AU'SufEcient Christ."
Inter- Varsity Christian
and we spent a most enjoyable
ored to guide the thoughts of the student body to a fuUer reali2,ation of a true Christmas
Chimes Rung," and after the tradi' tional "Hanging of the Greens," Miss Moran told "The Other Wise Man." We presented the Christ' mas pageant followed by White Christmas, which each organi2,ation brought contributions
spaghetti supper for the cabinet and
immensely exchanging our meal prepared by
Mary Wyatt and
Farmville State Teachers Col'
lege chapter of Inter'Varsity began
with a determination to reach more
Inter'Varsity provides an atmosphere in
girls may study and discuss God's word and more about His Will for their Hves. We met each Tuesday night in the Student Lounge, making a big friendly circle of earnest stu'
dents of His
those in need.
night at prayers Margaret Lohr told the story
Laura Jean Comerford,
Virginia Tindall, and Miss Nichols attended the
Word. Although our main
to study the Bible,
had a song service
at the beginning of each meeting.
We who attend'
ed the after'breakfast prayer meetings each morn'
ing in the Dean's Parlor will never forget the
strength and inspiration
gained there for the
circle stretched to include
our Tuesday night meetings
as twelve girls;
drew from eighteen to fifty girls. In January we were delighted to hear about the Inter- Varsity Conference in Toronto from Hugh Brown, student it
March brought with
our Virginia'North Carolina Conference at the
This conference gave us
University of Virginia.
inspiration for our
Needless to say, for our group.
the Regional Student Conference
was not work and no play
held on our campus.
Everyone was sorry to Hiner
Wesley Foundation, but
as counselor of the
considered ourselves indeed fortunate to have
the inspiring help of Miss
guidance of our Reynolds,
Wesley Foundation had
a very successful year.
officers of the
lotte Gri2,2;ard, president;
Katherine Rainey, vice-
president; Louise Harrell, secretary;
at other schools. all
We had numerous parties after the
regular business meetings, and a spring picnic
Baptist Student Union
attended by a large number.
girls faithfully led
us in our work:
Lee Carter, president; Agnes Millner, dent; Gertrude Driver, secretary;
and Betty Bennett, missions secretary.
too K trip to
appointmen I of
pianist; Joyce Fleet,
The Wesley Foundation
and we found
ourselves busily engaged in getting things straight at
our Student Center while enthusiastically recalling ^J^4^ial^
point of ueur
experiences at Ridgecrest, Vacation Bible
schools in the mountains, beach
came it "W" "w-
able to be with us because of
AVE you heard that there
church supper Sunday night at six?"
"You'd up!" Those were famiHar words among
fourth Sunday came.
every second and
bad health, our
voted and well-qualified president, Betty Bennett, wiUingly assumed duties of leadership in beginning
our year's work.
good send-off were
timely suuggestions from Jenny Lind Gatlin, Associate ville,
camps at Baptist Oklahoma. Since
our Student Secretary, Olivia Stephenson, was un-
Lodge, and even Indian
committee and the
Southwide Student Secretary from Nash-
our campus; the memor-
able state convention at Bristol; and, of course, the six circles
working cooperatively made these sup'
pers a success.
November was an
twenty delegates to the Regional Meth'
the annual state conference held at Natural
Mr. Ralph Winders, our
frequent visits of
sent eight delegates,
March, the council enjoyed a banquet Tea Room to discuss the work of the vari-
always an indispensable
friend and helper. Olivia's return in
comed by girls
and our freshmen and other new
soon grew to love her as did our older B.
that day in
December when our new
jamin R. Bruner, and his family arrived straight
high point of the year was in
Through the guidance and
we gained new Our Thanksgiving sunrise
vocational emphasis; the mission study class on Bra2;il
led by Mrs. Elton Johnson, missionary to
Brazil; the trip to
to see the formal ap'
pointment of foreign missionaries; the spring re
the spiritual fellowship of
the Friday night prayer circle; and our "Quiet
ments" each day
helped us to grow spiritually.
the lighter side were such events as the
hours, and those Saturday nights spent at the
B. S. U.^ers serving on our Executive Council were Betty Bennett, Lee Carter, Maria Addleman, Ella Stone Smith, Evelyn Hair, Jane Browder,
Audrey Hudson, Rosa Chandler, Grace Anderson, Edith Apperson, Ethel Shockley, Martha Frances Webb, Patsy Dale, Geraldine Joyner, Ruby Griffith,
Mandalay," and De-
Mr. Roberts and
his friendly smile
things go together to
a part of this year,
These things are
make up our Westminster a part of the
This year has brought us Caroline Eason, a graduate of Farmville, as our adviser. She has be-
of us. This year has taken us to
the beautiful estate on the outskirts of Richmond,
the annual hayride with real horses and real hay,
years to come.
cember outside the window, the newly established event of the council's supper for the freshman girls,
U. banquet, fellowship hours including the singing of the "Moon Song," the impromptu suptill
in the fire-place, tangerines, nuts,
and we hope will be
pers at the center, the bull sessions lasting
annual Christmas party in the Student Lounge
with Mr. Crawley's
Christmas party for the foreign students, a formal B. S.
blanket and a tooth brush, the
Longwood with one
impetus for our work.
our Student Secretary and
Frances Hundley, Tillie
Able, an exchange student from France, with his
theme, "Live Christ," has been
drawing to a
found us now, hardly
quickly has the long winter slipped by.
movies on missions, and speakers;
year has ended
many good things. The months have flown by with supper and the year
Thel Westminster Fellowship
message from the students of France.
and Alice Jordan.
Westminster Fellowship Conference of the of Virginia. This year has brought us Jean
white church on the corner.
ZIL16 uear brouaitt tfroua., us excltanae sludent ~jrranee.
invitation was extended
to the freshman halls brought with
and Mary Lu
headed the council another year of working and wor-
treasurer: these girls
shipping together for the
year on the
Jane Mantiply, president; Cile Sarver, vice-presi-
for this year
blocks down, to the pretty white
dent; Christine Shiflet, secretary;
church became a familiar one.
L^atnolic tfous to ioin
strong bree2;e, and the incoming class of '50 making its
by Father McCarthy girls.
Club was extended of the
our president, presided at
our meetings with Frances Livesay, vice-president;
Stoops, treasurer; and Phyllis Scherberger, social
to Farmville to
organization began in February, 1946, and
consisted of approximately twenty-five active
held round'table meet with us twice a month. discussions on various questions that had arisen in were also further inregard to our reHgion. structed in the history of our religion and the
mysteries of the Mass.
attending church and becoming an active part of one
After Christmas Father McCarthy extended an invitation to all the Catholic boys at HampdenSydney to join our discussion groups since they
Newman Club of their own. This is the first year we have had the boys to participate in our meetings, for the Newman Club was not or-
At this time HampNavy V-12 program.
gani2;ed until the fall of 1943.
den-Sydney was under the Now the l5oys are back in the regular routine of college life and have added much to our discussion
We also welcomed into our club after Christmas who
Annette Vincent-Viry, a came to S. T. C. from Paris, France. Annette told us about Cathohcism in France. She explained to about the part Catholicism is playing in the government of her country today. During the course of the year we were invited little
several times to have dinner with Father
and Father Eilerman invitation girls of
extended to the
Blackstone College in order to bring these
two groups into closer relationships. After Easter a dance was held at Washington and Lee University to bring together the various
serve as a link between our school religious Hfe.
with a special dinner
having no church of our
are unfortunate in
denomination in the
the importance to col-
lege hfe of a definite church affiliation.
during our one year on campus
have been limited.
once each month for fellowship and worship. June, 1946, a
Farmville with the
Longwood wiener In September,
the old girls back and the
social in the
ember, some of us attended a very inspirational Christian students' conference at Natural Bridge.
officers elected in
February, 1946, were as
did not return to school in
elected to the
office of vice-president.
We have secured a start and will strive for further achievement in the future.
We concluded the club year at the
of the churches in town.
emphasized the importance of
fresh in our minds.
groups this year.
members. The big objective of the group was to
Christian Youth Fellowship
in ntacni coKe me machine
problem cauAeia tfrooiet
coltectina '9 bottie
J,"ndpira tionaul^ki'idtttan l
hot eta I
and Disciples of
The membership was and we worked together
an organi2;ation consisting of members of both
ACH are elected
year twelve freshman
their classmates to serve
commission, a supporting branch of the Y.
have worked on numerous projects during
management of the moved in the "Rec" in
the past year, including the
coke machine that was
March. This work kept us all busy chasing coke "The Hanging of The Greens," before we went home for the Christmas hohdays, was left to
a delightful time decorating the
tree and entwining cedar around the pillars. Before and after the Christmas dinner we sang Christmas
carols in the
sion food, that It really
for food next winter
a grand year,
in white, girls,
and now we'll
there could be found one commission girl "hush'
ing" for prayers just outside the auditorium doors
and another up on White House. These were important
la event of
them, but our real work was just selling food
—and more food day and
the sign on the door read
food will be sold "
until ten o'clock."
have golden dispositions?
they most certainly do!
have commission food
wake you, but do you
HE Granddaughters Club
Farmville State Teachers College started off in the
with a bang when fortytwo very attractive and eager girls were accepted as new members. All were willing to do their part by helping in every fall
been asleep only twenty minutes, you smile (even
though you Sweetie,
your face crack) and
You'll find potato chips on third floor
impossible ever to forget our
Longwood, when the Sopho' more Commission entertained us there in the fall. Miss Camper chaperoned the twenty of us. The derful week'cnd at
hike back in to school that early in the rain will be long
this year a great success.
the bottle at
Of course, those may have been
after trying again
marvelous time getting to
each other in a bull session before the
Morris, our adviser, was always
willing to give her helpful services. possible for us to accomplish
officers for the
Bryant, Griswold Boxley, Robbie
Pat Paddison, Peggy West,
and Hersheys were
to charge six cents for each candy
and with fuU
the incoming commis'
sions girls will enjoy doing the things
charming wedding dress
Then a admiration. The
suits of the early
century brought forth
afternoon, church, and evening dresses added to the exciting parade.
for this program,
hope that next year everything will be
year were as follows:
Peggy White were members.
The girls took great pride in modehng our mother's clothes. Graduation dresses, attracted the attention of the audience.
Cromar, Frances Dodson, Nancy Lee Maddox,
parade took place with Charlotte Grizzard as mis'
with high necks, with
Polly Reaves, secretary; and Koiner Baker, trea'
brief history of the
Nock, president; Caroline Page, vice'president;
club told by the president. Sue Davis, a fashion
tress of ceremonies.
with plenty of good food.
sponsored January twen'
After devotions led by the viccpresi'
dent, Hilda Abernathy,
of the biggest events of the year
chapel program which
that did not ring
and again, they usually won.
wanted to miss pancakes and syrup hall!
the booth to ring the bottle, and everyone enjoyed
have waited a while longer, no doubt, but no one in the dining
enjoyed was the annual
the crowds that
Everyone enjoyed working
and one of the chief projects for
worn by our
We hope to enlarge the present collection.
really think this year has been a success under the capable leadership of our officers: Sue
Davis, president; Hilda Abernathy, viccpresident;
Jean Babb, secretary; Margaret Whittle, treasurer;
and Charlotte Grizzard,
Minetrce, Stancell, Miss Wheeler, Cake left to right: Second row: Loyd, H. Bennett, Shiflet, Cress, M. V/ebb Third row: Ramage, Freeman, Frank, Spindler, S. Davis Fourth row: P. Carter, HoUifield Front row,
Dress Rehearsal for "The
Man Who Came To
Seated, left to right:
Rowe, Waters, Boone, C. Hogge, Hollifield, Thompson, Altizer, A. Davis
L. Alphin, Varner, Dr.
Garrett, A. Vincent-Viry, Parris
Front row: Perez, Wyatt, Miss Barksdale Second row: Anderson, Motley, Bickle, H. Abernathy
El Club Espanol
Officers, left to right: Marshall,
Home Economics Front row:
Sours, B. Lee, Shufflebarger, Hauser,
Myers, Bobbitt, Kellam, A.
Maxey, Townsend, Scroggins, Rainey, C. Grizzard, M. Moore, H. Londeree, McBride, M. Garnett,
Humphreys Second row: Farley, Steel, Short, St. John, Wilkinson, Cordero, Owen, Purcell, Conner, Duke, Mosteller, Brockway, Foreman Third row:
Cress, P. Hall, Lanier, C.
Scherberger, Goffigon, Matthews, Reynolds, Peake
Whitmore, Comerford, Hughes, Higginbotham, H.
Kimbrough, Blanton, Frank, D. Carter, McKeever, Seymour, Lucy,
Officers, top row, left to right:
Bottom row: Tindall, Chambers
Gillum, Pairet, Chambers, Tindall,
C. Griward, Morris, Lohr, E. Patterson, Altizer
Davis, Wyatt, Mantiply, Cregar, Comerford
Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship Fiont row,
left to right:
Second row: Third row:
Driver, L. Carter, Millner, E. Bennett, Fleet,
E. Hair, Colon, Agostini, Cordero, Doutt,
Marsh, Poole, E. Apperson,
Swann, Beard, Tho'rp, R. Smith, Seymour, Boothe, Marston
Wesley Foundation Front row:
Second row: Third row:
Gianninny, Rainey, C. Grizzard, Mr. Reynolds
Bondurant, Comerford, Bobbitt, Button, Staples Purcell, B. Jordan,
Baptist Student Front row,
left to right:
Union Mr. Bruner, Tillett, Shockley, M. Hundley, O. Stephenson, Brugh, A. Hudson, G. Joyner, Hair Browder, M. Webb, R. Chandler, Dale, L. Carter, G. Anderson, E. Smith, E. Apperson
Westminster Fellowship Left to right:
Mr. Roberts, Townsend, A.
left to right:
Stoops, Bently, O'Laughlin
Livesay, Scherberger, Sanchez
Christian Youth Fellowship Front row,
B. Everett, G. Moore, Beale, Dailey, C. Newman, Kauffman, Hobbs D. Love, G. Newman, M. Garrett, P. Hall, Car\'er, Humphreys, Cocke
Dodson, Chick, Nock, Page, Bryant, K. Baker P. White, P. West, P. Reaves, Cromar
Granddaughters Club Officers, front row, left to right;
C. Grizzard, Whittle, Miss Wall. H. Abernathy
ptunae riant Into the frau
THLETIfS ^eniot5 won
ace in firit ptc
to i/ictoru over IKounohe L^o
^armviile 6ona.6 were citanaec
Mi/yportt co-ed co-e. fjashet,pprA. the whole year, the Farmville spirit
each class stood up to sing their color songs.
tests as the girls of
in the hard-fought con-
The "Rats" cheered wildly
at the traditional
Thanksgiving hockey games which decided that they would wear their rat caps until Christmas. Here, also,
the Red-and- Whites and the Green-and' Whites sang for the
in the song contest. this
the song that
the varsity hockey team dribbled
time the songs which they entered
for a long time the song,
the field for a victory against R. P.
the air echoed
with words of "Onward, Farmville" and "Cheer Farmville Girls." shall ever
be grateful to the Farmville alumnae
Roanoke College with
their enthusiastic yells
helped us to win the basketball game at
Spring found us changing a few words in our songs in order to support our co-eds in their basketball games. S.
Though we may
forget the words, the tunes will ever be a bright spot in our memories of
The Athletic Association
pool was open for the fun and frolic of the college girls.
Because of war shortages,
^nli uear orouant wiaer
use the pool very
ai einpnaAii waA
new members were
We placed on
tion for the freshman class, the purpose of
promote a wider
interest in athletics. Plans
began immediately for the single tennis tournament
we began making
plans for our
basketball squad played
exciting games, and
to be a great
winter and spring quarters.
"Peepsie" Brooks kept our pennies and notes for
and Miss Dabney was our ever-helpful and
swimming meet. Everyone declared
sponsored senior life-saving and examiner's courses
In connection with the
was placed upon the
here at Farm-
the final results were telegraphed back and forth,
the volleyball class games were no less exciting. stress
in their scores to be
those of the other colleges participating.
and volleyball seasons.
also sponsored the intercollegiate telegraphic
meet, in which our swimmers
which ended with the hard-
fought hockey games and traditional Color Rush.
taken into the club.
sponsored the inter-class swimming meet
during the winter with the class swimmers splash-
Athletic Association presented a sports demonstra'
ing in a fight for their points for the color cup.
T the beginning of the year the
"Gee Gee" Yonce was our
Club were Grace
Loyd, Peggy Cabiniss, Jean Babb, Peepsie Brooks, spring's
and archery. The
entice everyone to as this year
Betty Lee, Gee Gee Yonce, and Carol Jenkins.
days seemed to
to the athletic field,
found more participants
in these sports
than ever before.
Miss Her was our ever-faithful
helping us to develop the Farmville
Ciircui bootk sponsored
and fellowship. The executive council was com-
was nallea as
posed of Kitty Sue Bridgforth, president; Nellie Smith,
HE purpose Club
two-fold: to stimulate interest in sports and
to recognize athletic ability, scholarship, and sports-
manship. Only those
think are most
outstanding in furthering this purpose are selected
meet foualtt nara
A few days before Color Rush in the
us busily making hockey sticks.
aain points for color cup. the promoting of
activities, acting as
guards at the pool, and cooperation with the AthAssociation in sponsoring swimming events. Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday nights the
abled each person to sport her colors for the ensuing races and hockey games.
HE HoO Club
Selling these en-
we were "Bingo."
night of Circus
our booth giving everyone a chance to
The fun was enjoyed by all, especially who carried away the pri2,es.
The booth was decorated with two beautiful monogram posters made by Sue, Nellie, and Jane. The
Longwood was our
various organizations signed with us for
after the initiation of
through the cessful
year in a most suc-
activities of the
was presented before
yearly sing program
members we always wore our blue and white mono-
Mask," which portrayed through dance the various Parrish served as our president with Sue
faithfully handling the jobs of
Miss Her was our ever-help-
retary and treasurer. ful adviser.
banquet was held
a gala occasion
the club's trip to Grensboro.
during a religious service.
club's second formal
included "Behind the
members and was
to be forgotten It
presented a program at the
at this time
completed our year of dancing by
Day. This year, more so than ever
before, Orchesis played a large part in the produc-
May Day pageant.
tion of our
paced to pads strenuous initiaUt>i'
fabulous flights of the flying
horse Pegasus could never have equaled the pleasure
the girls in the Pegasus Riding Club enjoyed this year.
first trail ride,
clean jump, even our friendship
the exultation of our
the eager members.
as in pre-war aaus.
Jeanne Sauerwein was always ready to help us tack
our mounts and to plan for the horse show; she was also a shining
ASKETBALL scason was
Since this club
team orqa nized
ed this year by the fact that our varsity team was did in pre-war days.
held from five o'clock until six three days a week.
honor should be accredited the five members "Dusty Boots,'' who had to do everything but
break a wild staUion to pass the stringent initiation.
There were twenty-eight squad.
on the Varsity
the leadership of Miss Her, our
was gradually molded into shape. game of the season was with Panz^er Athletic College of New Jersey on January 31. Other games played were with Lynchburg College, Roanoke College, Bridgewater, Madison College, and Wilham and Mary. Four of the six games coach, the team
trip to [rip
return to school in September
found many of us in poor "shape," but after a few Vv^ork-outs in the gym, we were ready for anything.
games were played during the
v/eek of February.
in the round-robin
tournament, besides striving to win the games for the color cup, the winner of the class teams played
games with two other
by strenuous work and much fun. With Miss Emily Kauzlarich as our sponsor and
Radford College, and the other with the Norfolk
games were played here.
WiUiam and Mary.
Both of these
for hockey in a big
teams but also a varsity team.
general manager of hockey this year
with "Peepsie" Brooks
only were there
as her assistant.
at first didn't
that our annual inter'class games aroused, soon
heard, too, of the spirit in
had heard about
fought for their possession.
of the girls
uictoriouA In cla&S aanteA,
Betty Burchett. the
co'cds in school this year also used the
We would like to see them play more often
and perhaps enter into our tournaments. Classes were taught under the supervision of
Miss Olive Her with the student and groans were often heard the year, but
at the beginning of
by the end of the quarter we found
that we had some excellent tennis
each afternoon from 3:50 to 4:30.
The day came
set for the class
games to be played
Captains for the
UJear found more
Gerry Colgin; sophomore, Anne Barksdale;
arctieru fanA ttian ever
man, Ray PhiUips. That day the green'and'whites
added ten points toward the color cup, for the seniors beat the juniors,
and the sophomores
noniitan'tu lained in popuianiu. Ciainea
isiNG in popularity as a favorite
feated the freshmen.
captain of our varsity hockey team
team played two games.
and the other was played
home game with
Sweet Briar Hockey Tournament with the Sweet
sports this year
faithful guidance of
ery started off with a bang.
On Tuesday and Thursday at field
:50 anyone could
and hear the "whiz" of
the arrows as they sailed through the
our arms a
and the old
their old ones
a wonderful beginning for the
tennis tournament under the
that gold center, but with each closer to
and arm guards, we were
we would become
had recreational practices on Sunday, which
experts in a short time.
arrived at school in Sept'
that most of the freshmen brought
could never make a "buirs eye"
bows, arrows, finger
co'manager, Phyllis Fulcher and Doris Funck, arch'
walk near the A. A.
Miss Her and the manager and
added to our enjoyment. form, our abiding by
driUing on good
and the enjoyment
had, led us to believe that archery
believe us, try
body learned to witness
niantiu nonte-runs I
was always one of the most popular
campus, and every afternoon the two diamonds on
the athletic field
were not taking and every
turn of the year found the beginners riding
than they had in
Pokey, Red, Port, and
Butch became the topic of everyday conversation.
PRiNG came and with It
with a far more assured September.
the rides for credit, but a boss
Lj antes after supper
a part of our physical education course,
Horseshow displayed the
shouting directions to train us for the big show.
the stables for the
round'robin tournament as the winner would add
showed up around
and red'and'whites. They were practicing
talents of both
Miss Shields became hoarse
â€”personahties which blended
a success. Here's to next year.. .may
the trails be ever ready for the Farmville cavalcade.
points toward the coveted color cup. It
light after supper.
of us gath'
ered the balls and bats and ran barefooted around the bases.
We yelled excitedly when Gerry Colgin tournament
knocked a homcrun. Betty Minton's pitching was
about such techniques. There were
also a source of
for those of us
scheduled classes with Miss Her, where the begin' ners
Miles was the
manager who recorded the practices
for the class
had to go
quite sad on rainy days,
excitement as color
teams tied for points. iTH the coming of winter quart' season rushed in to stay for a few
We were eager to begin playing the game.
Miss Her, our instructor, injected into our play
for our exercise.
and suggestions about
the finer as well as the fundamental points of the
of the respective class teams,
vied for class and color leadership.
seemed an easy game became a game involving
displaued talents of ttotlt
operation, coordination, and teamwork.
at the begin'
ning of the year whenever riding was mentioned.
one seemed to
know anything about anything
taining to riding, and the horsclovers
the light broke through the gloom.
Miss Lucy Shields appeared on the Farmville scene with her
string of five horses
and one dog.
were wending Longwood way, and
in the offing.
to have at least eight
to a close, class tournaments
Class team captains were elect'
were chosen for the
We were excited
events and their outcome. evident,
and an academic average of "C." The
question of playing ability
over the tournament
Competition was more
and we wondered whether the reds or the
greens would win the more volleyball games.
Officers, top row, left to right:
Bridgforth, N. Smith
Left to right:
Hundley, Lacy, M.
Yonce, B. Burchett,
Miles, L. Brooks, H. Londerec
Left to right:
Cabaniss, Loyd, L. Brooks, Yonce, C. Jenkins, B. Lee,
Monogram Club Seated:
Hundley, N. Parrish, Bentley Lohr, B. Burchett,
Burchett, Bridgforth, Minton, A. Abernathy, C. Smith
right: V. Anderson, Miss Shields N. White, M. Wright, Bibb, Sauerwein
Left, front to back:
N. Parrish, Ramsey, Bibb
Right, front to back:
Lacy, Minetrec, B. Parrish
Fffi^l ^^^Vj^ ^^ ^j "^r ^^^^^^^^BI|lV
^'tt I3b^^'%'^^I ^IF^ ^K.^l^rf^^^^l
left to right: M. EUett, N. Smith, L. Baker, Hauser, N. Parrish, B. Parrish, Lohr, Bridgforth, Second row: Longworth, Hill, Colgin, Londeree, Bentley, T. Burchett, B. Burchett, A. Abernathy Third row: Pickett, Ritter, Griffith, Roady, H. Edwards, M. Young, Beard, J. Walsh, Boxley, Sterling
row: Minton, Lohr, V. Anderson, N. Smith, M. EUett, S. Hundley, D. Owen, Loyd Second row: B. Burchett, A. Abernathy, G. Lewis, Colgin, Geyer, L. Brooks, M. Morris, Third row: Cabaniss, Pickett, Bentley, Simons, Orgain, Booher First
Left to right:
M. Wright, V. Anderson, Sauerwein
Golf Left to right:
Left to right:
Physical Education 252, volleyball class
Sharing, toaether trlencUnipA that wV
never, never. Aever
wad reaained ?cl a5 campud L oecame
with dates, [-^ost-war y.ear ^rnisked enouah dance escorts for all. UR
was made gay with many dances and
were quite proud of the
danced to the no-break dance, "Fll See
parties, this being the first really post-
Dates and more dates! Everyone had her favorite escort
intricate figure created
and boys. After
Goat week brought no end of excitement as the new girls composed songs, a task inflicted upon as part of the two-day initiation. It was they who furnished the decorating committee for Fall and
found much pleasure in gathering
for a few hands of bridge and some new when we sang our special songs. The Chapter dances. Maybe this was due to the fact that this was
enjoyed especially the parties after rushing,
alive for intermission parties at
men were allowed on Second Floor Student. Work and play were combined when we started the first
the only time
of the year to
for the long-
time was spent collecting costumes and even more time teaching the court
was work, but we loved it. Each sorority song, each particular song played at dances, each part we had in the gram all gay and happy events bring FarmviUe closer to us whenever we recall them. to dance. This
Parham served capably
head, and Miss Cleaves, at friend, served as
times our steadying
our adviser. Her talks to us and
the rushees were one of the main reasons that our
year went by so smoothly and that our
such fun for us.
Sigma Sigma Sigma
quite a job to keep the eight
on the second
Student Building straight. Such was the job of the
was made up
of one representative
and the Grand Master of each of the eight soror' met in monthly sessions to ities on campus.
and hashed them over until
a solution that
deal with the problems confronting the sororities as a whole,
ed with boxes took their belongings from the chapter room, where they had been stored during the sum-
Fall rushing, the first of the three seasons of
as a fine training period for the big winter rushing.
mer months. It was good to see our room take on its homehke appearance once more as Sigma began another year in Alpha chapter.
has been the custom of Pan-Hellenic Councils, at
rushing of the year, went off smoothly and served
held an open meeting in
our guest speaker our
After a very interesting and
adjourned for a period of
formal chatter, with punch and cookies to help the conversation
Omega was awarded
the Fan-Hellenic plaque for
having the highest scholastic standing of the eight groups.
Almost before we knew
January had rolled
around, and our busy season was at hand.
Early in the
our hamburger fry in the cabin
Longwood was pronounced
as a complete suc-
All enjoyed the fun of walking out there to
find a delicious treat awaiting.
on and on about the fun they had too. The flurry of Christmas and examinations was suddenly upon
Our gay Christmas
long be remembered for the happiness
and for the beauty of the Chapter room decorated with the Christmas tree, candlelight, and the traditional green of the season. Miss exchanging
hostess at a lovely after-dinner coffee
for us before
we went home
were collected and compiled, and our work dur-
gave a basket to an old negro servant
ing winter rush season turned out to be exacting
badly in need of help.
but nevertheless exciting.
party and program at "John Randolph" elementary
realized that that long-
awaited event, the Pan-Hellenic dance, was at here.
danced with our
breaks and got a real sororities'
for our no-
seeing each of the
we with thoughts of spring soon we found it difficult to realize that
So busy were after this, that
we must don our white, and witness installation of the new officers. The end of our work had come.
gave a Christmas
them was the welcoming
our society. The pledge party held
paid to us by
Highlighting our memories
national president. inspiration
Acree into honor is
Mable Lee Walton, our beloved
usual she left with us a
zest in life,
honored to have her with us for a few days.
Next on the
our winter rush
were delighted to welcome
members the following: Eli2;abeth Bragg, Barbara Watkins, Helen Hardin, Ann Moss, Elizabeth Harrell, Polly Richardson, Sally
Barbara Jean Robertson, Shirley Hillstead,
Lee Maddox, Robbie Cromar,
Snead, Harriet Ratchford,
looked forward to their occasional week'end
to redecorate the chapter
succeeded in getting the walls
painted our favorite baby blue, and contentment
was on every
were the pleased exclamations from alumnae. The chapter room was now more
Mary Towles Waldrop, Carolyn Rieck, Annette Jones, Peggy West, Ann Nock and Virginia Reid. That night we had a party in the chapter room in
than ever a place in which to forget our worries
honor of our new
the get 'together of
the PaU'Hellenic tea in the all
on our calendar was our annual Founder's Day Banquet in the Tea Room. That was one meal which every member attended, as well as many guests. It was an impressive occasion, marking our fiftieth birthday. That brings to mind
lighted to have as our speaker Dr. Lancaster, the
our National Convention to be held
prising things can
this July at
else as that
are honored to be hostess
native State, and in so historical a
Sue Bridgforth, was some'
times relieved of her duties by Kakie Hundley, our
did a good job of educating the
Virginia Marshall served as recording
Gee Gee Yonce
were ready to
main highlight of the year the close of the parties
Theta ij-fott ofof eff-orl
N. C; Gene ShepMartha Showalter, Lynchburg; and
familiar faces, but
Drive, March of Dimes, the alumnae Loan Fund, and the Jarman Organ Fund. This year we were proud of Sue's achievements
Virginian and Dorris's Mardi Gras Court.
took to the out'of'doors
as editor'iu'chief of the as a
Spring came, and
always fun. This
were Theta meant something special to us all. small this year and very close. No "Gammie" will ever forget the warm spirit of friendliness which all
part in helping others through contributions to the
year was certainly one to look back on.
turning. tvatiA into
Jane Klasman, Norfolk;
our group. They were soon at home in the G. T.
i^ltat recLecoratina aecotatinti K^lrapl
Cross, Suffolk; Frances Dodson, Norfolk; Hilda
Sarah Squires, Norfolk.
and loyal supporter.
new baby gammies. They were
Elizabeth Jeffreys, Goldsboro,
that congratulations were in order.
served as president of Pau'Hels. Miss Pauline
returned from the holidays glowing with
remained as ever, our most
good times and completely recovered from exami'
Lewis as corresponding secretary. Kitty Par'
come from "anonymous"! Also was the surprise announcement of Pat's mar' to Vernon Daniel, and a very happy surprise
laughed at each other's poetic abiUties.
Alphas together again, but Sigmas from the United States.
president of the college.
Christmas brought the traditional party with
occasion will bring not only
WiUiamsburg, Virginia. None of us can anything
with a week'end at Longwood. The fun
for the hard beds in the cabin.
was our annual banquet. We were have Dr. Jarman and Dr. Lancaster
beloved Miss Stubbs was with us again this
Our officers were Nancy Chambers, vice'
year, always ready to help us.
head; Jane Burchett, secretary; and Pat Daniel, treasurer.
Alpha Sigma Alpha
It was good to have "Boots" and Carolyn enjoy the party with us. Winter rushing found us pledging "E. Day"
in the scrapbook.
Lee Pickett. The pledge party was this
something besides posed'for snapshots
Hylton, Carolyn Page,
cU.u 5 trip to K^olotaao
room during our Christmas
really out of
world with comic valentines faUing out of the
napkins and all'day suckers for everyone. Jane and
Jackson outdid themselves on that one.
Ataued dtaifei j-c our extra tr
us forget our annual trip to Long'
couldn't say enough about the good
other year was started off with a bang by every one's rushing over to the chapter
to clean off
the cobwebs, to dust the room, and to claim her possessions.
sounds gruesome. But there
met and compared notes on our summer vacations. We were glad to welcome back Kathryne Ken' nedy and Doris Burks, after they had been away
from us for a few years. However,
shouldn't be overlooked either.
truly enjoyed a successful year under the
leadership of the following: dent; Ellen
Lucile Upshur, presi'
Taylor, treasurer; and
our ever'present adviser. Miss Wall.
Doris long because she was married during Christ'
have Frances Harvey,
were happy to Mary Lib's sister and
Lucile kept us
and ah's" when she
delegate to the
at Estes Park, Colorado.
didn't stop with the
come back from Richmond, where
they had attended a luncheon at the Oakleaf Inn. It
honor of Mrs. Thomas Eason,
another year behind us
can sing the words of our toast song,
Through Lucile, our national officers have come to mean more to us than just a name. Marion Clark, National Registrar, visited us one at the beginning of the year.
four days of the convention; she stayed on four
Lucile had just
witIt (jreahl-aAt at
A. convention which was held
extra days to enjoy the wonders of
She was our
since before the war, a convention
a transfer from Beta Epsilon chapter at Madison.
told us about her trip to Colorado.
college days are over,
memories are golden.
dear old Pi
feeling both joy over the
been and sorrow in parting with our beloved ors.
were proud of Martha Russell, Jane,
"Lohr," and Dot.
for us to give
won the Wilma Wilson Sharp award for the year. Our annual banquet was held on our Founder's
Day, November the
room, spending the night "Over at the building,"
fifteenth, in the
Everyone had a wonderful time, and the decora' tions looked quite pretty in the traditional red
are golden" of parties in the chapter
rushing, talk'fests (better
as bull sessions),
and comparing notes on everything from men to mathematics, even studying for exams.
out for taking pictures in the chap'
quarter Helen Londeree,
Sours, Betty Spindler, and
us as full-fledged Pi Kaps.
birthday with breakfast at Shannon's.
worked hard on Circus,
room soon after we arrived in September. We didn't mind cleaning up this time as we were all glad to see our chapter room and most of all, each other. Everyone had to
wonderful things she
relate all the
Senior Dance, so that the days shpped by quickly,
and exams and Christmas came before we knew it. had the never-to-be-forgotten Christmas party
and Hilda had to give us a blow by blow
tion of their beach trip.
during exams, which make us put off thoughts of
work and put on
to the holidays.
With January came a new quarter and a new affairs. A new event on the campus
Student Body Dance
put Margaret Lohr in the
hmelight. Tucker also rated a share of the laurels as
chairman of the
of our time, and
with our new pledges. Then
we were overjoyed we set about doing
our part with Mardi Gras and planning Spring brought with
our spring banquet and
came the time
for our senior
which we sadly bade farewell to Martha
Russell East, Jane Johnson, Margaret Lohr, and
Dot May. in
Fall quarter also
in the chapter
always remember our Christmas party
sophomores had risen
at six o'clock to get.
returned from the Christmas holidays to
to business of rushing.
the end of
new girls The party that night was a big with Ginnie Walsh and "Cookie" singing
proudly welcomed seven
or rather trying to sing Shirley and Bessie's old song.
Springtime found us welcoming our alumnae
who had come end.
upholding of the high ideals for which Pi Kappa
what's going to happen
looked beautiful, especially with the tree that the
and Miss Dabney, our patron, on hand always to guide us in our
with Grace playing Santa Glaus. The chapter room
Her, our adviser,
found us winning the Pan-
Hellenic scholarship plaque, which
Betty Scroggins served us as social chairman. Miss
gether you never
the "black and white" crew get to-
gayety the night rushing was over and
""Yice"; Jane Johnson, recording secretary;
of the archives and rushing chairman.
O's are reaUy
rushing brought us three
into our group.
Dot May, corresponding secretary. Marjory Miller was our treasurer; Ethel Harrison served as keeper
Walsh, Betty Jo Vail, and Betty The Mu O's were full of laughter and
comes to having fun!
Those who were Martha East, our
October and girls
back to our annual banquet.
really in their glory that
Spring quarter also found us spending the
in the cabin at
happened that week-end.
Another successful and wonderful year drew to
a close for officers:
the leadership of our
Shufllebarger, Hilda Bennett, "Pete"
Peterson, and Virginia Hollifield.
her guidance, and also to Dr.
"Move that desk over here! SomePlease, someone, catch
the vie, and stop tracking the rug!
These requests went on
Moss and Mrs.
Packer, our honorary members.
at L^nrldtmaA part
body polish the silver service!
appreciation go to Miss Wheeler, our adviser, for
teas in the chapter
"Boola Boola," Galloway's
"hurrying," black and white, and "We'll follow
Miss Wheeler" sadden those of us ating, but those of us
have another year
remain are eager to
as the past one.
Alpha Sigma Tau ^. S. O.'s
win, June Banks, Grizwold Boxley, Joanne Brit' tingham, Marjorie Boswick, Eleanor Bass, Carter, Betty Jean Cecil, Delores Duncan,
Pat Patterson, Calanthia Rippon, Evelyn Rippon, Jean Turner,
Ferret, Jane Long, Joan
June Walsh, Jesse
White, and Jane Williams. Having been chosen Mardi Gras Queen,
Ackiss was our beauty candidate for the year.
September found in a
rush to welcome each other, with time out
to groan over the confusion in our chapter room!
Everyone contributed some good old elbow grease however, and soon
we were welcoming
undying vote of thanks officers:
extend to Miss
Betty Bibb, Doris
Ramsey, Jean Pritchett, and Barbara Kellam. And, to Alpha Sigma Tau, we gratefully say "Thanks for the
This has been a year for
year as sisters together.
Bedford and to our
Fhi Zeta Sigma
our cabin party at Long'
will never forget the spirit of friend'
ship that prevailed as
eating, telling ghost stories,
and singing our Tau
ween-en m- d at
Our weekly fall
meetings continued, and in no time,
rushing had brought us Bebe Geyer and
and the chapter room was decorated typically as a dude ranch. The entertainment was in keeping with the theme and
have our "Dude Ranch" each year! us,
party couldn't have been better.
The Zeta Gifts were
exchanged and refreshments were served. Nichols told a Christmas story, and as tree,
our voices blended softly in the
Alpha Sigma Tau member contributed a picture
ready to plunge into
omary mad scramble clutter.
came that cust' room of its
to clear the chapter
We really missed our Phi Zetas
that didn't return in the off to a big start
party honoring four
but things got under
with a wonderful initiation
1946 spring rushees. These
were Edna Earle
Waters, Helen Owins, Janie Bell Sommers, and June Gianniny.
we remember the frightened we ushered them into the
look on their faces as
the fear on their faces as Joan so cunningly told
them Phi Zeta Sigma's ghost story. During fall rushing, we proudly welcomed Martha Ashby, Connie Christian, Shirley Ann
We invited him to Pan'Hel dance,
our intermission party,
man," with the necessary information. No names were given, and the judges chose none other than
dark room, barefooted over broken eggshells, and
of the biggest events of the year
search for an
the old, familiar routine again. First
Christmas brought us special cheer!
with a cheery "hello" for everyone,
Our alumnae representative visited settled down to some serious work. Tau
Loaded down with
dressed in jeans, plaid shirts, and boots,
gave a special party in
"The Dude Ranch"
we named him
sweetheart for the year!
Winter rushing left us proudly displaying the following pledges: Helen Arington, Lucile Bald'
Reaves, Grace Shriver, and
top off this event, cessful