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Commencement exercises at At
lantic Christian College have bwn
scheduled for Saturday and Sun
day, June 5 and 6.
Speaker for the graduation ex
ercises to be held on Sunday after-
Doon, June 6, at 5 p.m. on the
Iroiit campus, is Rev. Ira A. Langs
ton of New York City, a member
ol the board of trustees of the
college and an ACC graduate in
1933. Langston is former minister
o( the Park Avenue Christian
Church of New York.
Rev. Raymond L. Alexander,
Minister of the Chrisitan Church
at Washington, N. C., will be the
Baccalaureate speaker at services
scheduled at Wilson’s new First
Christian Church on June 6, at
Another highlight of the Com
mencement weeKend will be
ground breaking ceremonies for:
two new buildings to t>e construct
ed at ACC. 'Diis program is sched
uled on the building sites at 3:30
p.m. on Sunday, June 6. Ground
will be broken for a new science
building and an infirmary.
The commencement weekend
will open at 8 o'cloik Saturday
night, June 5, with a reception
in honor of the graduating seniors
and their parents on the Harper
Hail terrace. The reception is be-|
mg presented by the college and'
the alumni association. A gradua-i
tion ball open to all students will!
follow on the terrace. i
At 12:30 o’clock on Sunday, a;
family style picnic luncheon will]
be held on toe college’s center
campus. This will be followed by
a meeting of the board of trustees
ATLANTIC CHRISTIAN ('OLli'fGK, Jl NK 1. Ut54
Yearbooks Arrive On Time
The 1954 edition of The Pin#* Knot wiii deljvpred to students lust week. To nuike u final
check-up with the publishing company in Raleigh several members of the yearbook staff went
to the printing plant the w*?ek before. Looking at the stack of pages ore Mr. Russell Arnold, fac
ulty editonal adviser; Eddie Johnson, member of the editorial staff; Lois Moore. 1953-M busi
ness manager; Jo Ann Moore. 1953-54 editor; and MolUe Hester, business manager for next
year's Pine Knot. Editor next year will be Mary Hudge.
Lamm, Mozingo, Williams and Mattox
Receive Major Awards At Final Chapel
For Two Buildings
(.irouiKl breaking mtvu'vs fur th.*
m-w Infirmary and Sctcnce Build-
utg will be heki ut 3 SO p.m on the
j aflernoon of gruduaUon day* A
IJtany of tX'dii'utuin will t>e given
(or eurh building
^ Dr. TravU Whitr »IU pr««idi:
: ovrr both »ervices The lBvoc«tlon
will be given by Dr Uvorge Cuth-
rtrll. mimilrr of thr lluod Mt-morial
I Chr»tUn Church in Dunn. Dr. Ed
I Kuslx>rry will mukv the addrcM
I concerning the new Infirmary.
I’retenting a new ground break-
I ing khovrl will be Dr. Perry Cuie.
I Tho>e who will breuk the ground
I for the Infirmary are Nur»e Mary
WiUon, Dr. W C Hunter, and Mr.
Mr, Hruee Hlley will give the
addret- at the Science Building
service. AI*o taking part in the
ground-breaking iiffairt will be Mr.
J. I’. Tyndall, Mr John Coacll.
und Mr. George Adumi.
TTie Shoveling I’agen will tje Da
vid L'theridge for the Science Build
ing Service and Kichard ^Llglar for
the Infirmary ground breaking.
Both »ervlce» are to t>e held on
Sunday. June 6. at 3:30 p.m.
Major awards were present^-d to ^-vnted the Kiwanis club cup a‘. i Elena Lawler, Camp l.ejeune,
students in a special program in ■ th<; outstanding intercollegiate ath-^retary; Doris Strickland of Spring
of the college in Hardy Library at 'Howard chapel last week. leU- on the campus. iHope. repre.sentative from tin-
2p.m. I Winner of the Rotary cup fur The Women s Athletic a.ssociatinn | Dormitory Oiuncll; Dur-
A concert by the Atlantic Chris-(outstanding scholarship for tht
tian College band will be presented j year was Kenneth Lamm of Wil-
on the front campus at 4:30 p.m. son, a sophomore
on Sunday and the graduation ex-
tup for th* cul.slandlng woman .ilh-
rell Huffman of Newjxjrt. repre-
To Open June 10
Kifty courM'S In right departments
will Ih? offert*d in the Summer S«*s-
'ilon to bt‘ held at Atlantic Chris
tian College beginning on June 10.
according to Dr. Jamex M Moudy.
Z>ean of the college 2ind director
of thr Summer Session
Summer course« ore being off«»r-
(*d during two five week term*.
Dr. Moudy jwlnti'd <»ut. 'Fhe firnt
term. oiM*ning on June 10, will cl<»!<«*
on July 15. The se<'ogd term will
ercises will follow.
Honorary degrees will be pre
sented to Langston and to C. C.
Ware of Wilson, retired secretary
of the North Carolina Christian
Sixty-four Atlantic Christian sen- Life.” was won by Ernestine
lors will be graduated at the Obm-(/ingo of Kt-nly. a freihman.
mencement this year receiving the’ Jerry Williams, a sophomore
A. B. degree. ' from Fugquay Springs, was pr«.-
lete wt-nt to Nan Mattox. ,
from Wendell. ; -'^-ntative from the Men’s Dorml- hi*gin on July 16 and will clo*c on
The organization scholarship cup The program also, marked the tory Council, and Kvelyn Yionou August
lis. town student representative on
Faculty memb«Ts of thr board
of thi* stud«‘nt ‘’(A'ernment injitall-
ed were. Allen Sharp. Ktudent elect-
fd faculty rrpresentative: hxlward
Hider. faculty elected rt*prrsenta-
KiflK- unt th.. nrr,.;r'iif» i Jam« s M Moudy. ' months, and high st^<xjl graduates
th»‘ ins^iiation of officers f,f d<-an. Mi.* Sarah Hain Ward j who drHire to acreU-rat^' their CoJ-
,.s the installatjon of jcan of women. ..ml Ur. Uandall lege program by getting an early
' - - 'start during th«
presented annually by Sigma Al- dedication of the college yearbo«»k
pha fraternity was presented to jt was d«*dicaU*<: Xo Miss Mildren
Phi Sigma Tau sorority, ; Kcr.s, a long time meml>er of th**
Winner of the Denny cup f<jr the staff at the colleK*' i*nd now th»*
best essay on the college motto, bookki-eper. The edlttjr of ihe an-
Tliey shall Have The Light Of r^ual. Jo Ann Moore of Grensboro.
M‘>- presented an engraved copy of the
annual Ui Miss Ross at the rere-
Dr. Moudy said the courRcs an*
deH>gni*d to fill the needs of three
distinct tyiK S of students. They are
teachers who wlnh l4> meet crrtifl*
cation rt‘qulrement« or the renewal
of certiflcati* ni‘i*ds; regular college
students who wish to ol)taln addl.
tjonal oredits during the summer
College Intramural Athletes
Awards At Chapel Program
Ihi- student government . . ,
roming vear. The oath of offir-'' >itlip. d- an ..n m. n,
. , iidmmistered by Dr Travi; ! Th<‘ oath of office mIho was aii-
A. White, president of the college
TTie offi< er.^ installed W4*re James
Hcmhv of Ayden. president: Su
zanne Gill. Wilson, vice-presiden*:
Kenneth Lamm. Wils-fn. tn-a.surer;
ministered t<> the officers of the
women's dormitory council, t h e
men’s dormitory council and the
piiblicatlcjnv staff for the ct'llege
.(ur)jfM>k and newspa|x*r.
Awards for outstanding accom- Joan Kelley, Camt-ron: B<.lsv
iishments in intramural athletics
or men and women were present-
d to students of Atlantic Christian
*llege in chap)el exercises last
N'amed intramural athlete of the
<r for the men students was W.
Hood, a senior from Bonncatj
Fieceiving the top awards for the
•men were three seniors. Nan
•lattox of Wendell, Mickey Ray-
•or of Wilson, and Mildred Black-
;'on of Whitakers. They received
individual trophies presented by
Miss Rebecca Tomlinson, a mem-
vr of the faculty in the Depart
ment of Physical education.
The intramural football award
'>r men was presented to Phi Kap-
-•a Alpha fraternity. The men’s
>ing pong award went to Robert
Webb, a senior from Wilson. The
• olley ball award for men went to
Phi Delta Gamma fraternity. The
basketball trophy in the intramur-
il playoffs for men was presented
*0 Caldwell hall. Sigma Alpha fra-
^^ rnity was the winner of the tro-
^--hy for the men’s softball cham
pionship. The intramural badmin-
on award for men went to Charles
Hester of Greensboro.
The men's intramural awards
■vere presented by Jimmy Willis
f New Bern, student director of
men’s intramural athletics.
Individual awards were present
'd to women students for outstand
ing work in intramural athletics by
Those receiving numerals were
Callie Proctor, Stantonsburg; Ev-
-ly Yionoulis, Wilson; Judy Creek-
more, Wilson; Edna Cole, Clayton;
Marjorie Byrum, Portsmouth, Va.;
Christine Joyner. Mount Olive;
Dunn: Joan Langston. Four Oak.«.;
Vivian Muns. Aik<:n. S. C ; liettv
Jean Outla^^-. Saratf>ga: Shirley
last Parker. Raleigh: Marjorie Hiin-s^m
Clayton, and Barbara Weir. Wjn
WomenV intramural >tars were
presented U> Nancy Allen. Green
ville; D^;lore.s- B^'st. Mount Olive.
Janie Crt^el. Seven Springs; Hilda
Crocker. Pine lAVel; Lois Mwre.
Ayden; Edna McPhail. Clinton:
Ruth Lockamv. Newton Grove:
Carolyn Lee. Barnesville: Mar
garet Harris. Roamjke Rapids.
Mamie Davis. Black Mountain:
Lovia Creech. Smithfield; Maxir>c
O'Connell. Wilson, and Velva
Intramural women's letters Wi ^
To You, Seniors
•■'I'hc i-dil i.“ but the i,“ vmincnlly true as
you Clime to the t‘n<l of your iindfrt'raduate coll<'i;<! yeiirH.
No -<oom-r will your diploina Ix- tucked neatly under .vour’
arm, .■■ymbolizinK the suc<es.sful completion of your col-
it'Ke career, than you will !><• lookinn forward to a new and
irrcatfr ihaiiter in the storv of vour live.i. 'I'hf.'< i.n as it'
U,,„1,I i„, I nl'Pt my way throunh ci.l-
I want first of all to tell you how much 1 hav. ..-njoy- ‘rt','. /W. Torrw%‘li^;fcm-.2f'
ed the happy a-isot iations of thi.*:, my first year and your his decree la»t June.
la.‘<t at Atlantic Chri.stian. I sincerely hope that the happy This utartlloK klaument cam
friendship.-! which have been formed will continue through
the years. My heartiest conffratulations to each of you on
A student may obtain hix ■cmes*
ter hours of credit p**r t<‘rm In U»«*
Summer Si^sslon. he announced.
TTie dep.irtments offering courses
in Uie Summer Si')(Klon are buni-
ne«s, »*ductlon wikI pfc>cho!ogy, Eng
lish. fine and pr;ictlcal arts, health
aiKl physical education, modern
languages, religion and philosophy,
elence and math<'matlcs, and no-
On Exam Study
presented to Jerry Ball, Charlotte; the 'iUt cc: sful completion of your work.
Bronna Brotjks, Wilson; ^ic- j you flodspeed in your endeavors for
holls, Greenville; Edna McPbaii, future. .Some of you will he movinj; on to jfraduat«
raHJi'vii B«nesvilie; Annie.school and Others out into the bu.siness and professional
Morris JovMr, Wilson: Shirley world. Whatever your destiny, let me as..iure you that we
House, Charleston, S. C. :Alieen^,in watchinK, with jrenuine interest, your projrress. If
Davis, Elm City; ^via Crwch. assi.stance to you in your advancement at any
Smi^fieid; CalUe time, just know you are free to call upon us.
AMther^hiight of the presen-1 One further word. Our colleKe, which is your Alma
tations occured when two trophies >iater, stands at the crossroadfl of opportunity. Her future
were presented to the coiiege.vThey ^ ((reat college depends upon many factors — none
were won more important than the support of her Alumni. May I
TOlle”e“‘^taskItSiir°team won for .urge .vou to become an active member of the Alumni As-
runnerup ' — *^~
honors in the annual .,ociation. Help u8 tell the sUjry of A. C. College wherever
Noi^*Ttate conference iwsketbaii Direct eli(fible yount? people here for their colleKe
tournament was given to Dr. James traininif- In other words, boost A. C. that nhe may render
Moudy, Dean of the coUeje, by oilier ' '
capUan of the *»»'" Jam" ® wonnier
Peebles of Raleigh
M. Moudy, Dean of the TOuege oy vvorthier ser\'ice and remain always an institution you
the captian of the team. Jame.
as a compleU* ^u^p^lse t/> ex-itu-
dent TurnU>w‘s profesw»rs who had
oner predicted hJs college career
would end In failure.
Last week graduate Turnbrmr dis-
closed his secret. He had been
"I’d read many artichs on tho
the<jry of sle<*p-learnlng,’* he said,
but none told me how to go about
it. So I rrxade my own sleep-learn-
Ing device and exfjerlmented. 1 was
working full time and trying to
carry 19 credit hours at college.
1 was tr>1d I was failing, to t fig
ured I couldn’t lose anything."
"It was hard the first few
weeks." he sali^, “but anyone can
learn while they sleep if they stick
ta it. It’i the easiest way in the
w(^ld to get an'education once you
start getting results. Sleep-learnlng
will revolutionize education once
the public accepts It," he added.
«ic. Tnmlinson presented the, Step out to meet the future with confidence. You can i Student Turnbow'* unusual meUi-
college with the bowling runnenip — \y,th Ood s help you will — win.
Travis White ConUnued on Page Two
..u.. -J - team of ACC
women students and Mis* Tomlin
son in the city bowUng league.
od of obtaining knowledge wag first
applied to hU course In Russian.