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STATE TEACHERS COLLEGE NEWS LETTER
NATIONAL POETRY ASSOCU-
The National Poetry Association an
nounces its Annual Competition. Any
student attending either junior or sen
ior college is eligible to submit his
verse. There is no limitation as to
form or theme; however, shorter works
are preferred by the Board of Judges,
because of space limitations.
Each poem must be typed or print
ed on a separate sheet and must bear
the name and home address of the
student, as well as the naxne of the
Teachers and librarians are invited
to submit poetry for possible inclusion
in the Annual National Teachers An
There are no fees or charges for
acceptance or submission of verse. All
work will be judged on merit alone.
The closing date for student submis
sion is November fifth and January
first for teachers and librarians.
All submissions may be sent to Na
tional Poetry Association, 3210 Selby
Avenue, Los Angeles 34, California.
“GET ACQUAINTED” TEA
GIVEN BY JUNIORS
The juniors and seniors gave their
annual Get Acquainted Tea to the
freshmen on Sunday, September 21
in Doles Hall.
After registering and being served,
everyone engaged in friendly con
versation which made getting ac
quainted very easy for the group. It
was a pleasant evening for the young
ladies, and the juniors and seniors
were greatly pleased with the attend
The college community takes plea
sure in welcoming four new instruct
ors at the Elizabeth City State Teach'
Mr. Leedell W. Neyland, instructor
in social studies, received his educa
tion at Virginia State University, from
which he earned the masters degree.
He is now a Ph.D. candidate at New
York University. At Grambling Col
lege in Grambling, Louisiana and also
at Leland College in Baker, Louisi
ana. Mr. Neyland has served as in
structor and dean respectively.
Mr. Neyland and his wife have two
lovely children, Beverly and Keith.
In secretarial science, Mrs. Ethel
H. Fox.x is the new instructor. She
was educated at the A. and T. Col
lege, Greensboro, and at New York
University. For six years she has been
an instructor at Reid High School,
Belmont, North Carolina. Mrs. Foxx
has been a Y Teen director. She has
expressed interest in working with a
Mr. Waverly Jones, electronics in
structor is a graduate of Virginia State
College. He also attended the R.C.A.
Institute. He did work as a contractor
from 1938 - 1949. From 1949 - 1958
he worked at Saint Paul’s College in
Mrs. Lillian E. Duers is our in
structor in cosmetology. She received
her early training in the schools of
Jersey City, New Jersey, and was later
graduated from the Apex School of
Cosmetology. She did further study
at Florida Memorial College in Flor
ida and the M. Louis Hair Design
CHEERLEADERS FOR 1958
Tryouts were held in the Gymnas
ium on September 15, for the eleven
persons who wanted to become mem
bers of the Cheering Squad, for the
1958 football season.
The number to be chosen was
limited to five, who were selected on
the basis of enthusiasm, personality,
leadership, conduct, volume of voice,
cooperation and flexibility. They were:
Barbara Burke, junior, Hobbsville;
Shirley Miller, freshman, Wars a w;
Joyce Respass, freshman, Elizabeth
City; Phyllis Vick, sophomore, Jack
son; and Ralph Glover, sophomore,
The cheerleaders are looking for
ward for boosting the Pirates on to a
N E A ELECTION
The N E A has recently elected of
ficers for the year. They are: Willis
Ferebee, president; Margaret Davis,
first vice-president; Naomi Cousin,
second vice-president; Leon Fidde-
mon, treasurer; Ellen Simms, histor
ian; James Speller, Yvonne Hare, and
Sara Heckstall, sophomore, junior, and
senior class representatives, respect
Chairman of the Project and Pro
gram Committee is Georgianna Barn
es, and Helen Simms is the chairman
of the Membership Committee. The
Board of Directors is composed of of
ficers and representatives of the soph
omore, junior, and senior classes.
Mrs. I. G. Jackson is sponsor.
New Jersey, Pennsylvania and North
Carolina have granted Mrs. Duers
licenses in cosmetology.
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Sunday brought other interesting
experiences. A devotional service, with
Mr. Chester Gregory as speaker, was
held during the Sunday School hour.
At this time also, Mr. Joseph White,
sponsor, stressed the role of the Sun
day School in the life of the college
student. At eleven o’clock, students
attended the churches of their choice.
In the afternoon, the faculty enter
tained freshmen at a reception in
Placement tests were held again on
Monday. Following the tests, students
were introduced to extra class activit
ies during an assembly in Moore Hall.
The Alpha Kappa Sorority served tas
ty dessert during the lunch hour.
Talent and Glee Club tryouts were
directed by Mr. Winston Bell and Miss
Evelyn Johnson in the afternoon, and
in the evening a Freshman Hop closed
the activities of the day.
Main features of the Tuesday and
Wednesday programs were medical
examinations, library orientation,
house parties and tours of the city,
A Talent program on Friday even
ing pleased a large and appreciative
The climax of orientation activities
came on Sunday evening when the
class participated in the traditional
Candle Lighting Service, with Dr. W.
N. Ridley speaking on “Let Us Have
Light”. It was a very impressive pro
gram, especially at the close when
parents, teachers, upperclassmen, and
friends walked down the hallway
lighted by the Class of ’63.
* ALUMNI COFFEE HOUR - 9:00 A.M.
☆ PARADE - 12:30 P.M.
☆ GAME - 2:00 P.M.
☆ DANCE - 8:00 P.M.
(Three Best Floats Will Receive Prizes)