The clarion : the Brevard College weekly. online resource (None) 1935-current, February 22, 1957, Image 1
Let's Win The Tournaments The Clarion We’re Behind You, Team. Volume XXFV BREVARD COLLEGE, FEBRUARY 22, 1957 Numlber 8 RELIGIOUS EMPHASIS WEEK WAS SUCCESS Rev. R. H. Brendall Of Waynesville, Is Guest Speaker IT WON’T BE LONG NOW . . The new Campus Center, pictur ed above, will be finished by Ap ril 15, at an approximate cost of $300,000. The entire student body is anxiously awaiting the opening of this welcomed addition to the campus. The new construction will house an auditorium, which will have a seating capacity of 500 complete with an organ and a bal cony, a cafeteria, administration offices and a student center, which will include a soda shop and stu dent lounge. The above picture shows the xtage of the development thus far. Workmen are busily engaged in trying to meet the April 15 dead line. Martha Fortune Is Awarded Mary Morrow Scholarship College Annual Is Sent To Printers For Publication Brevard’s first coUegiate-size ari- nual since 1953 was sent to the Keyes Printing Company, Febru ary 15. Sue Jackson announced, “We met the deadline so it defin itely will be back by the 15th of May. It’s in the contract” The an nual is nine by twelve inches and cost approximately $3,500. It will have 132 pages compared to the 78 pages of the 1953 annual. Martha Caroline Fortune has been named the winner of the Mary Morrow scholarship for 1956-1957. The N. C. Classroom Teachers association, a division of the NCEA, named Miss Fortune the winner over a number of outstanding ap plicants for the award. Miss Fortune is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. W. Fortune, of Brevard. She is a junior at the University of North Carolina. The scholarship will be in the amount of $150 and was awarded on the basis of character, financial need, personality, an expressed in tention of entering the teaching profession, and scholastic achieve ment. “I want to be a teacher as I see that the need for teachers must be met if the youth of today are to be gaided into responsible adulthood,” Miss Fortune stated. The Mary Morrow scholarship was originated by the South Pied mont District Division of Class room Teachers, October 16, 1953. This group began the scholarship’s —Turn to Page Three Laney Funderburk Elected Editor Of College Clarion Ensemble To Play Friday Night Have you heard those crazy sounds that have been drifting out of the auditorium lately? Sounds like Gene Krupa sometimes. Of course we haven’t even heard a part of what we’ll have a chance to hear tonight. At 8:15 o’clock in the auditorium, Mr. Peter Ford and the Brevard College Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of Professor Nelson F. Adams, will give forth some very different and unusual sounds. The members of Uhe ensemble are: Peter Ford, Mrs. 'Louise Miller, Elizabeth Whise- nant, Jeannette Miller, Harvey Pul liam, and David Feijoo. Mary Sue Drum will give a reading to their mad rhythm. Mr. Ford has arranged a Bach prelude and fugue, a Shakespear ean sonnet, and a sonata-allegro for the percussion group. He will play two pieces by Liszt, “Apres Une Lecture De Dante” and “Hun garian Rhapsody No. 6.” Listen to some of these various I instruments the members of the j ensemble are going to beat, blow, I tickle, or otherwise stimulate. Pi ano, glockenspeil, police whistle, bird whistle, 3-way locomotive whistle, siren, cow bell, and steel sheets. These are only a few, how ever, and we think that if you come, you will certainly enjoy the evening. Religious Emphasis Week was observed at Brevard College, Feb ruary 19-22. Rev. E. H. Bendall, pastor of the First Methodist church, Waynes ville was the guest speaker. Rev. Brendall has been a popular min ister in all his appointments and is especially well-liked in stu dent circles. The students were fortunate in getting Rev. Bren dall as their leader during Reli gious Emphasis Week. Services were held Tuesday* Wednesday, and Thursday evenings at 6:30 and Wednesday and Fri day mornings at 10:00 in the col lege auditorium. Rev. Brendall was available for individual conferea- ces. Many students took this occa sion to seek a greater insight to their religion and problems. The topics that Rev. Brendall spoke on were as follows: Tuesday evening, 6:30— THE PURE IN HEART Wednesday morning, 10:00— THE CONFESSIONAL EVERY ’ MAN CAN USE Thursday, 6:30— LOVE SO AMAZING Friday, 10:00— IN GOD WE TRUST We at Brevard owe Rev. Bren dall a vote of appreciation for Ms stirring messages and for helping us find a deeper insight into our faith. Recently petitioned by members of the student body and appointed by the student council to the office of Clarion editor was Laney Fun derburk of Mount Holly, No^ Carolina. He has been very active in various campus activities during his Freshman year at Brevard and has proved himsel to be very w'orthy of the responsibility en trusted to him. While in high school Laney held several vital offices, such as Sen ior class president and, as evidence of his interest in Methodist Youtt activities, was president of his si^- district and vice-president of the Western North Carolina Youth Conference. Before coming to Bre vard he was a member of both his high school basketball and football Laney was elected president of his Freshman class here at Bre- —Turn to page two laney FUNDERBURK EMA Organized At Brevard College A new club has been formed on Brevard’s campus. The EMA Club is a group of men attending Bre vard College who are interested in electronics, mechanics, and avia tion. Mr. Egerton is to be the club sponsor. At the organization meeting, Howard Martin, the foun der, was elected president and Wil lis Pruett was elected Secretary- Treasuurer. The club has already lined up three guest speakers. W. D. Rol lick is to speak on communications, Frank Nicholson, on aviation, and Howard Cartwright, on mechanics. These men will be on Brevard Campus sometime in the near fu ture, and anyone who is interest ed, is invited to attend these meet ings,. which will be announced la ter. Those who attended the opting —Turn to Page ROBERT LITTLE Robert Little Elected New Social Chairman An important position held m any campus is that of social chair man. Brevard has, for sometime, been without someone who could serve ‘full-time” in this capacity, which is, certainly, a job requiring much of one’s time in planning and supervising campus social ac tivities. Bobby Little of Charlotte, has been petitioned and appointed by the student council to be sodai chairman for the remainder of this school year. Bobby is a graduate of East Mecklenburg high school. He is a member of the Clarion staff, fea ture editor of the Pertelote and^a cheerleader. He plans to major In the social sciences and eventually to teach histoi^f or fjvics. However, when questioned as id his rnain interest 'feobbj replied, l‘Weli; AiG^RlCTJLTURE, I s’pose?"