North Carolina Newspapers

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VOLUME 2, NO. '.i
MAY, 1964
William J. Trent to Speak at Commencement
May Qiiceii Mamie Lenoir (riRlit) and her cour), Delores Crahani (left) and Ceraldine Pete.
A/lam/e Lenoir Is SAay Queen
Dancing, music, tumbling, anti
stunts were the attractions of the
annual May Day program given
on campus May 15, 1964 at 7:30
The theme of the program was
“S. C. Frolicking.” Outstanding
features of the affair included
the crowning of the May Queen
by Dr. Kenneth R. William, per
formance by the modern dance
group, and the Maj^pole dance.
The crowning of the May Queen
began the program. Mamie Le
noir, a senior from Canton,
N. C. was recently crowned May
Queen. On campus, she is a mem
ber of the S. N. E. A., Sunday
school and dormitory council.
Her major is elementary educa
tion. ‘’I was happy, but surprised
to find out that I had won," she
said. "It has been a day to re-
Members of her court are sen
iors Delores Graham. Dollye Ken
dall, and Geraldine Pete.
An elementary education major
Miss Graham is a native of
Winston-Salem, N. C., and Delta
Sigma Theta Sorority.
Miss Kendall, a native of AI-
Excellence Is Needed, Jesse Jackson
Tells Students At Awards Day Fete
“Excellence is the order of the
day and Negroes must use this
quality to overcome the shamb
les of segregation,” ,T e s s e T>.
Jackson, president of N. C. A & T
College student government told
students at Winston-Salem State
He addressed the third annual
Awards Day Program held in
Whitaker gymnasium, May 6,
1964. He spoke on “Excellence is
the Demand of the Hour.”
Dr. .Joseph Patterson, chair
man of the honors committee,
presided. The honorees were
preceeded by members of the col
lege choir as the procession en
tered the gymnasium. Jjater,
Donald Benson read the scrip
ture and prayed. An oration,
“This Is Man,” by Thomas Wolfe
was dramatically recited by Hay
ward Sims. The concert band and
the college choir provided the
music for the program. Dr. Ken
neth R. Williams explained the
occasion and extended congratu
lations to the students who were
to receive awards.
Miss Geraldine Pete, president
of the Student Council, and Miss
Margaret A. Williams headed the
list of students receiving awards
in various phases of college life.
Both received three awards. Two
Other students. Miss Audrey
Ragsdale and Miss Helen Gore,
won two honors each.
Jackson, an honor student and
star athlete at A. & T., is recog
nized as a leader in the Young
Democratic Club movement and
(('ontliuHMi on Four)
bemarle, N. C.. is a music major.
She is pianist for the choir, and
serves in many organizations,
A participant in many activi
ties on campus, Miss Pete is a
native of Greenwootl. Florida.
Her major is elementary educa
tion, also.
The modern dance group made
their first public debut for
the year. They performed to
one number entitled“Concertina"
with music furnished by the.
band. Other numbers that they
danced to included Taboo, Sweet
and Lovely, Tschaikowsky's Con
certo No. 1, Get the Money, and
Magnificent Seven.
Two members of the group.
Sonja Neely and Connie Cheek,
performed to "Walk on the Wild
Marty Robinson was narrator
for the occasion. Progi-am direct
ors were Miss V. B. Brown and
Miss M. R. Mclver.
Modern dynamic physical fit
ness activities were held. Other
activities included in the pro
gram were; Fundamental Rhy
thm Class and Social Dancing—
Seven Steps, Polka for Three,
La Cucaracha, Kolo. Ramba and
Rollicking Raggety Anns and
Johns — stunts, tumbling, py
ramid building, and advanc^
The program was highlighted
by a familiar symbol, the May
pole dance.
Thomas R. Turner
200 Seniors
To Be Graduated
Tuesday, May 26
Hetty Lawrence
The school year has almost
come to an end. For many it will
^ be the end of four years of hard
work and study. Yes, the seniors
are now looking forward to be
ginning their activities the week
of May 18-26 which is designated
as Senior Week.
During this time much energy
of the seniors will be spent prac
ticing for the day they have
dreamed of for four years, Tues
day, May 26. At this time, ap
proximately 200 seniors will re
ceive degrees.
Sunday afternoon. May 24, the
annual Baccalaureate ceremony
will take place. Scheduled to
speak at this time is Dr. Cornell
Everette Talley. He is the pastor
of the New Light Baptist Church
of Detroit, Mich. He received his
education at Morehouse College
and the University of Chicago
Graduate School of Religion.
He is a member of the Com
mittee of Management of the
YMCA, Board of the Urban
League. Board of the NAACP.
Board of the Urban Owl Taxi
Cab Company and President of
the Presidents of the Brother
hood Memorial Park. Talley also
has been appointed to the Gover
nor's Commission on Higher Ed
ucation and a member of the
Board of the Park General Hos
pital. In 1947 he was invited to
run on the Republican ticket as
a candidate for City Council.
Commencement day will be the
climax to a week which the sen
iors will never forget. The pro
gram will be held Tuesday. ^lay
2C in Fries Auditorium at 10:30
a.m. The guest speaker for the
occasion will be William J.
Trent, Jr.
Trent is former executive sec
retary of the United Negro Col
lege Fund. He is now assistant
personnel director for Time. Inc..
publisher of Time and Life maga
zines. Trent received his educa
tion from Livingstone College
and the University of Pennsyl
vania. He has done graduate
work at the University of Penn
sylvania and the University of
Trent is a member of the
boards of the Child Study Asso
ciation of America and of Liv
ingstone College. He also serves
on the advisory committee of
the National Training Labora
tories and the College Housing
■A. d V i s o r y Committee of the
Housing and Home Finance
Trent lives in New Rochelle.
N. Y. He is married to the form
er Miss Viola Scales of Winston-
Salem. He is a native of Ashe
ville. N. C. and the son of the
late Dr. William J. Trent, presi
dent emeritus of Livingstone
Other activities have been
scheduled bv the senior class for
the enjoyment of lower classmen
and friends. On Thursday, May
21. at 8 p.m., the annual Class
Night activities will take place.
This program will be held in
Fries Auditorium.
Saturday, May 23, is scheduled
as Alumni Day. A dinner is
scheduled at 1 p.m. The day will
be climaxed with the senior class
being inducted into the Alumni
chapter of the college and a
Class Day is to be held the
Monday of May 25. At this time
the Magna Cum Laude will be
our guest speaker. The place is
Fries Auditorium at 11:00 a.m.
The senior class invites each
of you to share with it these
memorable events.
Summer School
Plans Announced
Registration for summer
school will be conducted on ]\Ion-
day. June 15. between 9:00 a.m.
and 4:30 p.m. It is expected that
all registration will be completed
within the time allotted. A late
registration fee of S5.00 will be
charged after 4:30 p.m. June 15.
There will be a charge og Sl.OO
for changes in schedule after an
individual's schedule is com
pleted. Special registrations will
be held July 6 and 27 for those
entering at that time.
Students who do not hold a
certificate should bring or send
official evidence of their gi'adua-
tion from an accredited high
school, or a statement from the
college last attended indicating
honorabl estatus. Students pres
ently attending another college
should have the program which
they intend to take approved by
the appropriate college official
to insure receiving credit for the
work they take.
Different courses will be of
fered in the following areas: art,
education, mathematics, music,
nursing, physical science, and so-
0 i a 1 science. Special offerings
will include:
Alcoholic studies — logical and
psychological problems which
arise through the use and misuse
(Continued on Pape Four)
May 21
8:00 p.m.
Fries Auditorium
May 23
1:00 p.m.
Kennedy Dining Hall
May 24
3:00 p.m.
Fries Auditorium
May 24
7:00 p.m.
Fries Auditorium
Mav 25
11:00 a.m.
Fries Auditorium
May 26
10:30 a.m.
Fries Auditorium
Class Night
Alumni Day
Choir Concert
Class Day

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