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SUMMER SCHOOL JUNE lOTH JULY 17TH THE VOICE ''DIGEST OF STUDENT OPINION 9 9 DRIVER EDUCATION COURSE JUNE lOTH — JUNE 23RD VOLUME 12, NO. 3 FAYETTEVILLE STATE TEACHERS COLLEGE, FAYETTEVILLE, N. C. MAY, 1959 DR. LANIER TO ADDRESS GRADUATES John Lucas Cap And Gown Speaker John H. Lucas, Principal of Mary Potter High School in Ox ford, N. C., was the Senior Cap and Gown Day speaker at Fayette ville State Teachers College May 2, 1959, in its annual Chapel Exer cises. The speaker received his pri mary education in his native town, Rocky Mount and went on to Shaw University for his Bachelor of Sci ence Degree, to North Carolina College for his Master of Arts De gree, and was awarded a Certifi cate of Advanced Study in Ad ministration and Supervision at New York University. He has also done further study at NYU. He is Basileus of the local chap ter of the Omega Psi Phi Frater nity, Inc., and he is Divisional Chairman of the Northern Division of the Occoneechee Council of the Boy Scouts of America, a life member of the NEA, a member of the North Carolina Congress of Parents and Teachers, vice-presi- Alpha Kappa Mu Honors Dean's List Students By John Reavis The Rho Beta Chi Chapter of Alpha Kappa Mu Honor Society at Fayetteville State Teachers Col lege, Fayetteville, North Carolina, honored fifty-one students in its annual recognition chapel program recently. Frederick Rodgers, a jun ior and member of Alpha Kappa Mu at the college, was the key note speaker. His topic was “De veloping Our Capacities Fully: Our First Obligation.” Evelyn Boone, also a junior and member of Alpha Kappa Mu, presented the honor certificates to students. Students in Elementary Educa tion who received honor certifi cates were; Seniors—EvaCovington Helen Gillis, Earnestine Hatchette, Annette Liggins, Delores Miller, Milton McDonald, Clarence Mc- Laurin, John Reavis, Virginiaree Spearman, and Anna Doris Ware; Juniors — Evelyn Boone, Doris Goss, Helen Manley, Everlena Mitchell, Clyde McDaniel, David McNair, Mary Pittman, Frederick Rodgers, Velma Street, and Pa tricia Thompson; Sophomores — Catharyn Butler, Eva Gorvion, Thelma Forbes, Levi Montgomery, and Calvin McDonald; Freshman— Virgil Franklin, Gladys Hall, Eva Ingram, Fred Jackson, Gertina Keyes, Laura Latham, Robert Mangum, Nathaniel Marshall, Ca therine McDaniel, Betty Smith, and Betty Wright. Honorees in Secretarial Science are second year students, Meta Pittman, and first year students, Patricia Forney, Minnie Massen- burg, Doris Maytubby, and Deffie Roberson. Others in Auto Mechan ics are; second year students — Lindsey Bullard, George Crisp, Charles Owens, Arlander Paige, and John Regan; first year stu dents — William Beatty, Roscoe Hodges, and Stanley Lucas. Es- tella Gilmore, a special student^ also received an honor certificate. JOHN H. LUCAS Cap and Gown Day Speaker dent of the North Carolina High School Athletic Conference, and £ member of the Executive Commit tee of the North Carolina Teacher; Association. $73 Million For NDE Act Passed By House Supplemental appropriations of S75.3 million to carry the National Defense Education Act through the fiscal year ending June 31 were passed by the House in late March. The House overrode its Appropri ations Committee which had slash ed the $75.3 million request to $25.3 million and cut out all areas other than'student loans. The drastic cuts were opposed by the American Council on Edu cation and by USNSA with both groups sending telegrams and statements to House leaders urging restoration of the cuts as essential to the implementation of the pro grams promised by the Act’s pass age. 1959-60 requests total $150,000,- )00 as opposed to a $222,500,000 evel of authorizations. However, >ecretary of Health Education and Velfare Arthur Fleming has indi- ated that supplemental requests Jor student loan funds would be DR. R. O'HARA LANIER Commencement Speaker made should institutional requests continue to exceed available funds by a wide margin. Honors and Awards Day President Jones congratulating outstanding students at the Honors and Awards Day program. Left to right, President Jones shaking hands with Evelyn Boone, honor student who presided at the assembly; Delores Miller, ranking student and Valedictorian of the graduating class; and Eva Covington, second ranking student and Salutatorian. Top ranking students of the graduating class of Fayetteville State Teachers College, together with others in the several fields of endeavor received honors and awards at the annual Honors and Awards Day, in the Seabrook Aud itorium. Dr. Rudolph Jones, presi dent of the college presented the prizes and awards. Addresses wei'e given by Eva Covington, Magna Cum Laude, and Salutatorian of her class, and De- lores Miller, Summa Cum Laude, and Valedictorian. Evelyn Boone, an honor student presided and in troduced the speakers. The George Williams Memorial Award for excellence in Scholar ship to the graduating senior went to Delores Miller, and the E. E. Smith and Nannie Smith Award for superior scholarship went to Eva Covington, Miss Miller was the top ranking senior of the grad uating class and Miss Covington was second highest in scholarship. Those who will graduate Cum Laude, were John W. Reavis, Bet sy Foster and Helen Gillis. The Faculty Scholarship Awards to top ranking students of their classes were as follows; Senior class, Delores Miller; Secretarial Science, Meta Pittman; Auto Me- chancis, Charles Owens; Junior class, Frederick Rodgers, Sopho more, Levi Montgomery, Freshman One Hundred and Twenty Students Will Receive B.S. Degrees May 24 14 Will Be Awarded Certificates The Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education will be conferred on 120 graduates at the Eighty-Second Annual Commence ment exercises of the Fayetteville State Teachers College, 3;30 p.m., Sunday, May 24, in the Seabrook Auditorium. Certificates will be awarded to 10 graduates in Secretarial Science and 4 in Auto Mechanics. The main speaker for the oc casion will be Dr. R. O’Hara La nier, of the Phelps Stokes Fund, New York City. Dr. Lanier will be introduced by Dr. Rudolph Jones, President of the college. The in vocation and benediction will be given by the Reverend Dr. C. R. Coleman, pastor of the Metropoli tan A. M. E. Zion Church, Fayette ville. The conferring of the degrees will be by the Honorable John H. Cook, Chairman of the Board of Trustees. Music will be furnished by the College Choir, under the direction of Mrs. Mary Terry El- dridge. A new award known as the “Distinguished Alumni Award” will be given to an outstanding graduate of the college during the commencement exercises. On Friday, May 22, the tradi tional Senior Cap and Gown Day is planned in the Seabrook Audi torium and the main speaker will be John H. Lucas, principal of Mary Potter School, Oxford, N. C., and on Saturday, May 23, Presi dent and Mrs. Jones will meet the prospective graduates at a recep tion to be held at the home of the President. CANDIDATES Candidates for the Bachelor of Science Degree are Janice Mae At kinson, Council; Leonard Barnes, Jr., Wilson; David Franklin Blu- ford, Winston-Salem; Mamie Ruth Brown*, Burgaw; Rosa Mae Brown, Cove City; and Nannie Waddell Bryant*, Tarboro. Catherine Merle Buxton, Hope Mills; Evelyn Joyce Cameron, San ford; Huber Cameron*, Fayette ville; Althornton Canada, Powells- ville; Marie Mitchell Carraway*, Kinston; Dora Parthenia Cogdell, Newton Grove; Frances Lavlnda Colvin, Fayetteville; Eva Louise CovingtonJt, Laurinburg; Lula Mae Crumpler, Fayetteville; Hat tie Endrena Darden, Faison; Ar gentine Lavuwn, Nashville; Gwen dolyn A d e 11 Draughon, Wallace; Francenia McLean Drummond*, Fayetteville; George Roosevelt Ebron, Jr., Pinetown; and Azriah Ellerbe, Rockingham. Harold Franklin Ellis, Leland; Georgia Alice Evans, Fayetteville; Ronald Royal Evans, New York; Harold Chesley Fields, Laurinburg; James Lindsay Fleming, Jr., Wood- leaf; Betsy Currie Fosterjitt, Rae- ford; Betty Ann McNeill, Fayette ville; Jobe Arthur Galimore*, Ma con, Ga.; Helen Mayvine GillisJtJ, Evergreen; Bobby David Golden, Supply; Katie Davis Goode*, Wil- m i n g t o n ; Luella M. Watkins Grady*, Kinston; Brady Graham, Wilmington; Clara Bryant Graham, Fair Bluff; and George Washington * Greene, Fayetteville. Richard Gregg, Jr., Wilmington; Don Ameche Harris, Wendell; Er- (Continued on Page Three) class, a tie between Robert Man gum and Catherine McDaniel. Ranking students of the first year classes in secretarial science and auto-mechanics were Patricia For ney and Stanley Lucas. Other awards and prizes from individuals and organizations went to the following; Evelyn Boone; Betty Payne, Luther McKeithan, Clyde McDaniel, Lounetta McNeil, Fannie Tyson, Flora McLaurin, Christine Williams, Jesse Hall, Virgil Franklin, James Cummings and Harold Fields. The Annie Jones Award donated by President and Mrs. Jones to the fraternity or sorority holding the highest aver age went to Delta Alpha Chaptei of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority /

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