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OL. XXXI, NO. 8.
OF ST. MARY’S
RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA
dr. stone to retire in 1969
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Richard G. Stone, president
I ^t. Mar3’’s Junior College an
nounced Sundaj’, February 18 that
I’etire at the end of the
' 1^8-69 school year.
. Rr. Stone, head of St. Mary’s
since 1946, said he has informed
^ Board of Trustees and the
^ of his retirement plans. He
'dl be 65 next October.
, ^'he past 22 years have been
nnd productive ones here at
• Maiy’s^ and a deep satisfaction
or me,” Dr. Stone said. “I am an-
my decision to retire at
IS tune so that the selection of a
or ^^iny be conducted in an
®rly and expeditious manner.”
^he Rev. Thomas J. C. Smyth of
>reensboro, chairman of the trus-
Pi*iiised Dr. Stone for dedi-
Radership to the school.
yi esteem in which St.
de'^'^ is held, both in the aca-
^10 eoiumunitv and in the
^ebra Grove Wins Contest
Tp^^ ^i^ary’s entree in Glamour’s
11 Best-Dre.ssed College Girls
jwitest is Miss Debra Grove, a
el Wilmington. She was
during a campus-wide elec-
Glo^ ^niiowiiig the annual Belles
Clamour Contest, in assembly.
ot> Rrove along with the five
. eontestants, Jilisses Jennie
^bris Sylvan, Frances
Pam Lokey, and Anne
modeled clothes for
uR-eampus affairs and eve-
will be photographed in
tur outfits, and these pic-
fasV with a theme on her
wiB be sent to New
PfUt ^ ^Be final judging by the
Editors of Glamour,
thp i*^ 11 Marshal, is also
p I'laid of Honor on the May
^'’"I't, this year.
church which it, is a reflection of
his personality and ability,” the
Rev. Mr. Smjffh said.
Dr. Stone, a native of Baltimore,
Md received his undergraduate
deo'ree at AVestern Maryland Col-
leg'e and earned his Ph.D. in eco
nomics at The John Hopkins Uni
versity He was awarded an hon-
orarvT.H.D. degree by his alma
mater, Western Maryland College.
His teaching career began at Wof
ford College. For ten years he was
on the faculty of Converse Col-
leo-e as professor of economies
and’chairman of the economics de
During World War 11, he served
in the U. S. Army m the Intelli-
o-ence Division and was discharg
ed with the rank of ma.]or He
was the chief of the PersonneJ Se
curity Branch for the Third Arm.v
in Atlanta, and was awaided the
Armv Commendation Ribbon.
As president of St. Mary’s Dr.
Stone has been active in educa
tional and church affairs. He is
nast president of the North Car
olina Association of Colleges and
Universities, and serves on the
f’olle^e Commission of the SoutJi
erii Association of Colleges and
lie is a member and serves on
tlie vestrv of Good Shepherd Epis-
of the Raleigh RO-
jiasi 1 , Atvc Stone
at the University of Tennessee.
The 1967-68 St. Marj'’s Sea Saints.
Sea Saints Present Annual Show
eopal Church. On four occasions
he has represented his diocese at
the General Convention the higln
est uarliaiiientary body of the
Episcopal Church. From 19o8 to
1964 he was a member of the
Executive Council of the Episeo-
pal Church. ,
Stone is active in Raleigh
and cultural affairs. He is
Club. Dr. and Mrs. Stone
one sou. Richard G., Jr., cur-
engaged in graduate work
-1 Winner, Miss Debra Grove
Dclles Glamor Contest
The Sea Saints, St. Mary’s syn
chronized swimming club, present
ed its annual water show on Feb
ruary 20th and 21st at 8 ;00 p.ni.
The Sea Saints swam to the theme
of “Sea Saints Trav-along.” The
pool side was transformed into a
ship’s deck where the spect.ators
were tourists aboard ship.
The program began when the
ship’s director announced to the
tourists that he would show slides
of all the countries that the ship
had visited. Africa, France, Rus
sia, the Orient, Spain and the
United States were then depicted
in colorful dances hi' the Sea
Saints. Their costumes were de
termined by the country which
Dance Tomorrow Night
The annual freshman-sophoiiiore
formal dance will be held Satur-
daj-, February 24, from 8 :00 p.ni.
until midnight in the gym. The
chairman of the dance is Bev
Kreiser, from White Stone, Vir
ginia. The co-chairmen are Amj'
Carr, from Durham, and Cyntj-
McAlister, from Fries, Virginia.
Am\' is head of the decorations
committee, the invitations commit
tee is headed bj^ C3'iity. The other
committees and their chairmen
The freshman class voted on the
theme of the dance, but ever3'one
was asked not to tell what the
class decided, so that the theme
would remain a secret until the
night of the dance. Martha Lang-
le.v, Dance Marshal of the fresh
man class, contracted the Manhat-
tans, a very popular band, to play
for the dance.
The president of the Sea Saints
is Claire Duff, a day student from
Raleigh: the secretaiy-treasurer is
Becky Robinson from Atlanta, Ga.
Other members of the Sea Saints
include Beth Thomson, Carolyn
Bertie, Beth Foster, Katharine
Heath, Sweetie Seifart, Bek
Hinkle, Anne Holcomb, Martha
Langkn’, Cher.vl Lee and Chris
The facult3’ advisor of the Sea
Saints is Miss Margaret Duncan.
Broughton Speaks to
St. Mary’s Girls
Yesterda3’, Februar3' 22, one of
the three candidates for the Demo
cratic nomination for governor, J.
Melville Broughton, Jr., spoke to
St. Mary’s students in assembl.v.
Mr. Broughton was introduced b3’
i\lr. Don Roberts, SMJC facult.v
member, who quoted an old fa
miliar sa3ung, “Behind eveiw suc
cessful politician, there is a St.
Mr. Broughton spoke on North
Carolina as she involves her
vounger citizens, stating the im-
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J. Melville Broughton, Jr.