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Elizabeth City, N. C., May, 1956
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62nd Commencement To Be Held May 27th
Noted Leaders Will
Speak At
Comm encement
An outstanding clergyman and a
prominent college administrator will
be the principals at the Sixty-Second
Commencement to be held in Moore
Auditorium on May 27.
Dr, Milton A. Galamison, pastor of
Siloam Presbyterian Church, Broolc-
lyn, New York, will preach the bacca
laureate sermon at 10:30 in the morn
ing. In the afternoon at 4:30 Dr. Alan
K. Manchester, Dean of the Under
graduate School of Duke University
will deliver the Commencement ad
dress. The Bachelor of Science degree
will be conferred on the graduating
seniors by President S. D. Williams
at the afternoon exercises.
Mrs. Mayola T. Murrell of the
Brooklyn Alumni Chapter, and presi
dent of the General Alumni Associa
tion of State Teachers College will
induct the seniors into the Aluirmi
Association.
Other Commencement events will
include the annual Class Night exer
cises on May 25; and also the meeting
of the Alumni on May 26, at which
time members of the “6” Classes will
be honored.
CANDIDATES FOR BACHELOR
OF SCIENCE DEGREE
1956
With Honor
Anna Battle Marbley
Martha Lee Coward
Sarah Beatrice Staton
Florine Barco Brickers
Iris Lee Thompson
Elsie Victoria Sharpe
Vivian Catherine Williams
Alice Alston Harris
Gladys Cartwright Trotni an
Irene Exum
Geraldine Jones
Ashley, Vater
Bailey, Robert Bertron
Bias, John Eli
Billups, Alma Ann
Blakey, Oscar L,
Bland, Yvonne Deloris
Bobbitt, Alton C,
Bond, Laura AHce Deal
Boone, Carolyn Aramenta
Boone, John Jackson
Brinson. Evangelist
Brown Darius
Brown. Shadrack, Jr.
Bryan. Pauline
Burke, V^ivian Harris
Cassell, James Edgar
Chandler, Constance Bailey
Clark, Dewey
Commander, Mary Elizabeth
Conwell, Lucy Mae
Costin, Doris Evelyn Murphy
Davenport, Verna Lee
Eley, Uriah
Foreman, Julia Lee
Fuller, Cherrie Mae
Garland, Hortense H.
Gregory, Robert Alphonso
Griffin, Telia Naomi
Hill, Ernestine
Hodge, Billy Ralph
Hodge, Helen Judith Hargrave
Jeannette, Florence A.
Johnson, Myrtle Odessa
Joyner, Earline
Kin;;, Georgia Lois
Lawrence, Dorothy Corrine
Markham, Alta Paulette
Miales, Landon Robert
Moore, Shirley Davis
Morris, Erlyn Velex
Mose, Ollie Mae
Moses, Willard Claxter
Page, Cornelius
Palmer, Fred, Jr.
Palmer, Nell Costenia
Price, Rosetta
Purvis, Lillian LaVern
Ransom, Corine Irma
Riddick, Bessie Mae
Robinson, Osie Cornelius
Sharpe, Johnnie Earl
Slade, Annie Deloris
Smith, Doris Lidevere
Sparrow, John Billy
Spence, James Roscoe
Spruill, Rebecca Naomi
Stewart, Shirley Virginia
Taylor, Lee Helen
Toxey, Earline
Trafton, Mary Vernice
Twine, Curtis Lloyd
Vines, Delores Marie
White, Anna Mae
Whitehurst, Lorraine W.
Williams, Mary
W'ise, Mary Louise
Woolard, Eva Gray
Wynn, Doris Ophelia
STUDENT LEADERS FOR 1956-57
PRESIDENT S. D. WILLIAMS TO
ADDRESS P. W. MOORE
GRADUATES
IRVIN GORDY
To Head Student Council
IRVIN GORDY ELECTED
STUDENT COUNCIL PRESIDENT
Irvin D. Gordy, junior, and native
of W'ilmington, Delaware, has been
recently elfected to the highest posi
tion a student may hold at. the college,
president of the Student Council.
Gordy is president of the Junior Class,
student representative for the Vet
erans, and a member of the football
and basketball teams.
Other members of the Student
Council are Margareit Coley, vice-
president; Mary Marbley, secretary;
Robert Moody, treasurer; Richard
Branch, Carlise Hardy, Olando Hill,
Helen Kates, Sterling Lennon, Eleanor
Murray, Joseph Purvis, Vivian Sharpe,
Wilhelmina Smith, and Mattie Taylor:
representatives.
“6 ” Classes To Hold
Reunion May 26
A reunion of all graduates of the
“6” Classes is being planned as a
special feature of the Alumni Day
program on May 26. This will be an
opportunity for many graduates to
return to their Alma Mater, renew oud
friendships and acquaintances, and
rededicate themselves to the purpose
of the College—the training of young
men and women for citizenship.
A committee composed of repre
sentatives of each of the “6” classes,
with Mrs. E. H. Mitchell as chairman,
is planning the Reunion program.
Dr. S. D. Williams, President of
Elizabeth City State Teachers College,
will be principal speaker at the P. W.
Moore High School Commencement.
The exercises will be held on Wed
nesday, May 30, at 8 P.M.
WINSTON LAWRENCE BELL
APPEARS IN PIANO RECITAL
The most outstanding musical con
cert of the year was that of Winston
Lawrence Bell, head of the Piano
(See BELL page four)
JAMES LEATHERS
To Edit “Newsletter”
LEATHERS NAMED
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF OF
NEWSLETTER
At a meeting of the Newsletter held
on April 30, James Leathers, sopho
more, was named Editor-in-chief for
the school year 1956-57.
Leathers, a very active student on
the campus, is a member of the Col
lege Choir, serving as assistant-librar-
ian; he is secretary of the Y.M.C.A.
and Keeper of Records and Seals for
the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity.
In addition, members of the News
letter Staff for the coming year are:
Associate Editors—Annie Bailey and
Alelia Koonce; Feature Editors—Mar-
va Thomas and Janice Rogers, Sports-
Richard Branch; Exchange — Olando
Hill; Managing — Sterling Lennon;
Typist — Mary Spruill; Reporters—
Constance Taylor, Willie Jenkins,
Henry Fields.
Twenty-fifth Annual
High Scholl Day Held
AT S.T.C.
The Twenty-Fifth Annual High
School Day, an event of historical
significance, was observed on April
26. The College was host to more
than 350 students, representing some
of the most talented young people of
nine Eastern North Carolina counties.
Activities of the day consisted of
three programs; namely, contests in
vocal music, band and public speaking.
Vocal selections featured were solos,
trios, quartets and choruses. The par
ticipating schools were C. S. Brown
High, Winston; R. L. Vann, Ahoskie;
P. W. Moore, Elizabeth City; Beau
fort County, Pantego; T. S. Cooper,
Sunbiuy; Buckland, Gates; Marian
(See SCHOOL DAY page four)
    

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