North Carolina Newspapers

    The 13 senior« who have been selected for this
are, from left to right, top row: Annie M. Spauld
ing, Theodore Gilliam, Annette Oakley; second
row: Kenneth Murphy, Glorial Humphrey, Flora
Snipes, Yvonne Harrell, Bernice Bullock, Jerome
Dudley; bottom couples: Barbara White, Johnnie
M. Fair, Dorothy Williams, and Zenobia Newton.
These students were selected on the basis of
the qualifications stated on
the opposite side of the pho
tographs. Although the selec
tions have not been released
publicly by the publication it
self the seniors have received
their letters, notifying- them
that they have been selected.
—Photos by Brown
13 Outstanding Seniors Are
Listed In 58-59 "Who’s Who”
The seniors pictured here are to be inbliided
in the 1958-59 edition of WHO’S WHO IN AMER
The students recognized by this organization
each year are nominated from approximately 750
colleges and universities. Campus nominating
committees are instructed to coi\sider, in making
their selections, the student’s scholarship; his par
ticipation and leadership in academic and extra
curricular activities; his citizenship and service
to the school; his promise of
future usefulness.
The organization awards
each member a certificate of
recognition, presented on the
campus either at graduation
or earlier in the year. Also, it
provides a placement or re
ference service to assist mem
bers seeking employment.
N. C. College Band Director To
Play In Master Band In Chicago
/Veto Women’s Dorm Under Construction
2 Million Dollar Expansion Planned
(NB) Richard H. L. Jones, di
rector of the North Carolina Col
lege band is one of the hundred
outstandiog musicians selected
to play in the 4th All-American
Bandmasters’ Band in Chicago
on December 20th. Major George
H. Wilcocks of London, Eng-
>land, renowned European Band
master, will make the trip to
Chicago expressly to rehearse
and conduct this select band
which will appear in connection
with the Mid-West National
Band Clinic, Sherman Hotel,
The All-American Bandmast
ers’ Band which appears in con
cert only once a year, is com
posed entirely of band directors
who are carefully selected from
applicants from all over the
United States and Canada. This
select group meets in Chicago,
rehearses intensely for a brief
Ivan “Blossom” McCaskill,
former law student here and
now insurance salesman, was
charged with disorderly conduct
and resisting an officei' at the
Thanksgiving Day Classic foot
ball game between NCC and
A and T College, November 27.
The case is to be continued in
Recorder’s Court, with Attorney
M. Hugh Thompson defending
Ivan was struck with a night
stick by James B. Samuels, local
police lieutenant, when McCas
kill refused to move from a po
sition of the sidelines on O’Kelly
Field near the end of the game.
When McCaskill, who was talk
ing, did not move promptly from
the sidelines, Samuels gave him
a hard blow on the head with his
night stick. McCaskill was struck
again across the neck by Sam--
uels when he asked the officer
not to strike him again with the
stick. McCaskill then went to the
ground in pain. The force of
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eight hours, and presents a con
cert for the 5,000 music direc
tors, school administrators and
guests who annually attend this
largest of all meetings devoted
exclusively to the teaching prob
lems of tlje band director and
the advancement of school mu
sic programs. Rarely does an op
portunity present itself for a
school music director to utilize
his proficiency as a musician in
such a way. In previous years,
partcipating AABB members!
have commented that this has
been one of the most thrilling
musical experiences of their ca
In view of the high caliber of
personnel selected, our city can
well be proud of Mr. Jones’s se-
le(ction for particdpation. Thftsl
unquestionably brings musical
recognition to our city.
Art Satterfield
Takes Over Eagle
Yearbook Here
By Charles McNeil
Artus Satterfield, senior from
Oxford, N. C., has been named
t» replace Flora Snipes as edi
tor of the Eagle yearbook. Sat
terfield began the year by ser
ving as assistant editor of the
In addition. Miss Bobby
Mickles, staff member; Mr.
James Parker, director of audio
visual aids; and Mr. Earl
Phillips, instructor in the Com
merce Department have been
named as advisers to the Eagle
for this year. Up to this point
Mr. Earl Phillips, one of the ad
visers to the Student Govern
ment, hae been working with the
Eagle staff, replacing Mr. Ed
ward Strayhorne who was ad-
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A two and one-half million
dollar expansion and capital im
provement program is planned
at North Carolina College.
Details of the plan were re
vealed here recently after a
special call meeting of the col
lege’s trustees. That meeting’s
purpose was to give formal ap
proval to loan arrangements for
a $500,000 women’s dormitory
now under construction.
Plans for a 10 year program
were also listed at the session.
Recommendations from the
Board of Higher Education to
Barbara Ann Vallet, fresh
man from Baton Rouge, Louis
iana, is holding her first hand
ful of snow. The attractive
young co-ed, exultant over
seeing snow for the first time,
exclaimed, “It’s so beautiful:
I hope that it is still here De
cember 25, so that I can see
my first white Christmas. I’m
so excited that I don’t know
what to do!”
Barbara, who plans to ma
jor in English and minor in li
brary science, is the niece of
Mr. Howard Fitts of the
Health Education Depart
ment — Photo by Brown.
the Advisory Budget Commis
sion are for $300,960 in recon
struction, renovations, and mi
nor additions during the next
Three new buildings are on
the recommended list for the
future, Social Science aiid Com
munications Building, $500,000;
Student Center and Cafeteria,
$600,000; and dormitory for
500 students, one and one half
million dollars.
At the special trustee session,
Bascom Baynes, noted Durham
insurance executive, was re
elected chairman. Also renamed
were Welch Harris, vice chair
man, High Point, and Dr. J. M.
Hubbard, Sr., Durham.
The purpose of the week’s ses-/
sion was to approve a loan be
tween the trustees and the Fede
ral Government involving finan
cing a new women’s dormitory.
The trustees agreed to a trans
action up to $450,000. The
trustees earlier approved a bid
from the Durham Bank and
Trust Company for interim fi
nancing pending completion of
tion has awarded $60,500 to
North Carolina College for a
“Summer Institute for High
School Teachers of Science and
Mathematics.” Dr. William H.
Robinson, professor of physics,
will direct the six weeks insti
tute which begins around June 8.
This is NCC’s third NSF
In 1956 the College was
awarded $57,500 followed by a
$53,000 grant in 1957.
Dr. Robinson and NCC Presi
dent Alfonso Elder annoimced
that the grants are “to
provide opportunities for the
science teacher to attend cour
ses in the subject matter of sci
ence and mathematics especially
designed for him and conducted
negotiations to issue and sell the
bonds. Construction is already
underway for the building whicli
will occupy a site near the cor
ner of Lawson and Lincoln.
In other actions the NCC trus
(1) Reappointed a special In
vestment Committee consisting
of Baynes, Chairman, NCO
president AJfonso Elder, J. H.
Wheeler, Asa T. Spaulding, and
Watts Hill, Jr.
(3) Approved routine facultyi
calendar for a session to start
on September 15 and end oa
May 29; and
(3) Approved routine faculty
and staff appointments and
leaves of absence.
Attending the session were
Baynes; John G. Clark, Green
ville; Mrs. Ida Duncan, Reids-
ville; Harris; Dr. Hubbard; Dr.
W. W. Pierson, Chapel HUl, andt
Dillard Teer, Durham. Absent
were Dr. J. W. Black, Rocky
Mount; M. L. Spears, Durham;
Hanes Lassiter, and Matthews.
by faculty members noted for
competence in their fields and
for skill in presentation.”
More than 50 teachers are ex
pected to receive the grants
which carry stipends of $'*5
weekly to those qualifying in
biology, chemistry and mathe
matics. Travel allowances, $15
for each dependent in addition
to fees and tuition are included
in the total grants.
Persons interested in the
grant should apply directly to
Dr. Robinson. .
NCC residence teachers in
mathematics and science are as
sisted in the program by out
standing scientific authorities
from some of the nation’s lead
ing universities.
Former Student Charged With
Disorderly Conduct, Resistance
By Callis N. Brown
Summer Science And Math Institute
Gets $(i0,500 Grant From NSF
The National Sceince Founda-

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