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THE
DECREE
Vol. 2, No. 14
ROCKY MOUNT, N. C.
May 2, 1962
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SGA OFFICERS—New SGA officers, from left to
right, are Guy Rouse, treasurer; Marshall Prid-
geon, chairman of Student Life; Alice Kovarco,
secretary; and John Alden, president. (Gary Gar-
low, vice president, not pictured.) The new offi
cers were chosen April 27.
3 New Faculty
Appointments
Are Announced
The appointment of Henry W.
Johnson as Instructor of Speech
and Drama, Mrs. Ann S. Johnson
as Instructor of English and Miss
Ilerta Wollscheiber as Assistant
Professor of Physics was recently
announced by President Thomas
Collins.
Johnson is completing the degree
of Master of Arts at the University
of North Carolina in Speech and
Drama this summer. He was grad
uated from Duke University with
an A.B. degree.
A native of Forest Hills, New
York, he has been active in thea
ter, acting, writing and producing
drama and musical comedy at
Duke and U.N.C.
He will teach public speaking,
oral interpretation, drama, and
theater next year. He will also
establish a drama group and pro
duce one dramatic offering each
semester.
Mrs. Johnson was graduated
from Duke University with Phi
Beta Kappa honors. She earned
her Master of Arts from the Uni
versity of Pennsylvania.
A native of Aiken, S. C., she
has taught senior English at Need
ham Broughton High School in
Raleigh.
She will teach English Composi
tion and Romantic Literature next
(ContiQued on page 4)
Student-Facuity Picnic
Will Be Staged May 11
It is just like Freshman Week
End again! Wesleyan is having
another party at Pearsall’s Lake
May 11, the week end of the Spring
Formal. Only there is one differ
ence. This time the freshmen do
not have to wear their bennies! All
t'he commissions and the freshmen
class are sponsoring the event.
As the school year draws to an
end it should prove to be an ex-
Fiv8 Competing For
Campus Sweetheart
Mary Jo Barkley, Marie Fisher,
Charlotte Smith, Lillie Mae Dela-
mar and Evelyn Harriss were chos
en by the Senate last night out of j
ten candidates nominated by the
student body to compete for the
title of campus sweetheart.
One of the five will be chosen as
the campus sweetheart. The May
Court will consist of the remaining
four.
The identity of the campus sweet
heart will not be disclosed until the
night of the Spring Formal. She
will be crowned by the reigning
Queen, Joan Lambert.
citing day, the last time the school
will have the opportunity to get to
gether as one big, happy family.
Everyone is invited—faculty, ad
ministration and students. The cost
is $1.25 per couple and 75c stag.
The gala event will start at 4
p. m, Friday. There will be swim
ming, (Wonder who will get thrown
in the lake this time? Mrs. Mac,
you better bring your bathing suit!)
games, sports, dancing to the juke
box (maybe a combo if everything
goes well) and a delicious ham
burger and homemade ice cream
dinner.
There will be transportation pro
vided to the lake and back so lets
everyone plan to attend.
SPRING FORMAL
BAND: THE SIGMAS
May 12 — 8:30 p. m. - 12:00 p. m.
National Guard Armory
$3.00 Bids
leans Of Women
laid ieet Here
Yesterday the campus was proud
to have the State Conference of
Deans of Women and Resident
Counselors. They met at the Girl’s
Dorm at 9:30 for a coffee hour.
Mrs. Frances McFarland, assist
ed by Mrs. Carolyn Smith, acted as
hostess. At 11:00 they met to hold
their annual conference. Dean
Moore gave a welcoming speech
and Dean Catherine Taylor of Wo
man’s College, U.N.C., Greensboro,
presided. A cross section of schools
in North Carolina was represented
by 75 members of the conference.
John Alden
Named SGA
President
On April 27, the SGA elections
were held and the following were
chosen as executive heads for the
upcoming year. John Alden, presi
dent; Gary Garlow, vice president;
Alice Kovarco, secretary; Guy
Rouse, treasurer; and Rev. Mar
shal Pridgeon, chairman of Stu
dent Life.
The iiew executives would iike
to express their appreciation to
the student body for their support
and cooperation throughout the
campaign.
Alden Thanks Students
John Alden: “I want to express
my sincere thanks to the student
body for placing so much confi
dence in me in the past election.
As next year’s president of the
SGA, it will be my sincere purpose
to work with the student body and
Senate to provide activity and per
sonal growth in student life at
Wesleyan. I am confident that our
Student Government Association
will continue to move forward in
its attempt to meet the growing
needs of our students as the col
lege rapidly develops. For in these
founding years we must establish
the lasting traditions of future
generations, at a pace not to ex
ceed thoughtful planning but to in
sure the ‘Wesleyan Spirit’ in our
college community.”
Gary Garlow: “My genuine
thanks to you, the student body,
for your support in the elections.
I will serve in the office of vice
president to the best of my ability
and try to carry forth the work of
the Student Government.
Alice Kovarco: “I’m very grate
ful for the opportunity to serve the
SGA as secretary. I certainly appre
ciate my fellow students’ assist
ance in my campaign and their
votes, which made my election pos
sible. I promise you I’ll do my best
to fulfill the precedent of excellent
leadership set by our outgoing offi
cers.”
Marshall Pridgeon; “I appreciate
the confidence that you have ex
pressed in me. I’ll try to be im
partial and fair to both residents
and day students in the coming
year. Once again let me say,
‘Thank you.’ ”
Guy Rouse: “I greatly appre
ciate the confidence which the stu
dent body placed in me by electing
me to the office of treasurer. I
thank you all very much.”
    

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