To AU Members
Of The Gradaating Class
U. S. POSTAGE
Elon Coll*a«j N. C
PERMIT No. 1
VOLUME ‘ 46
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Plans Listed For Annual Commencement Exercises
Students Receive Honors '''' comi.;nci;mivnt i>ito(;RAM.s
At Annual Awards Event
The Elon College Community
Orchestra, which combines the
finest musical talent of the college
itself and the commanity that is
embraced in the Burlington area,
was heard with enjoyment when it
appeared in its annual spring con
cert in Whitley Auditorium on
Monday night, May 9th.
The orchestra, which was form
ed in the fall of 1963 under the
joint leadership of Prof. Fletcher
Moore, dean of Elon College, and
Dr. Malvin N. Artley, at that time
of the Burlington City Schools staff
but now a member of the Elon
music department, is now con
cluding its third year of success
The program opened with “Son
and Stranger Overture,” by Men
delsohn. followed by Handel-Har-
ty’s "Allegro'' from the Water
Music Suite, Whear's “Olympiad"
for string orche.stra, played in dif
ferent times, Presser’s "Artie
Night. " Holesovsky’s “Prologue,
Hymn and Dance," and selections
from "My Fair Lady,” by Loewe
The concert was presented un
der the direction of Dr. Artley,
who also directs the musical group
in its weekly practice sessions on
the Elon campus. The members of
the orchestra in this spring con
cert included the following:
VIOLIN I: Eleanor Reynolds
(concert mistress), Susan Aber
nathy, Steve Harper, Helen King,
Bill Pennington, Jody Perdue and
VIOLIN II: Jennings Berry
(principal), Adele Catherwood, R.
P. Ellington, Donna Festa, Caren
Hobbs, Robbie Johnson, Lynette
Petree, Jeff Powell and Woody
VIOLA: Kathy Bradley (princi
pal), Philip Allen and Jim Mc
CELLO: Mickey Ray (princi
pal) and Susan McAdams.
FLUTE I: Bill Evans and Paul
FLUTE II: Johnny Simmons.
OBOE I: Laura Oaks.
CLARINET I: Michael Griffin
and Ray Smith.
CLARINET II: Allen Phillips
and Liz Woolsey.
'Diitinucd On Page Four)
I Thirteen Elon College students
I were presented with trophies, cash
•u’.ards or scholarships at the an-
I nu, ’. Elon College Awards Day
I Pro I cim, which was held in Whit
ley rtudilorium on Monday, May
^ tQl.il oi lifteen awards were
pre L iii-'d, bui iwo of the students
■'.XTf hoi:o.\'J twi:e.
Janc-i ' iiinni. of .'Burlington, was
!!ie \ii;i..cr o; ili'j .lonn 'V. Barney
Sclioijrship a ca.h aw;ird j;iven
each year i;i raeinory the laic
Prof. J. W. Barne>. riiLiiiber of
the Elon English facuuy ;ar tnirty-
three years. The award was pre
sented by Dr. J. E. Danieley, who
also presented the two Basnight
These awards, given each year
College To Conclude Year
With Three-Dav Pi
DR. WILLIAM H. PLE.MMONS
Occupying the three featured spots in the forthcoming 1965-66 commencement program at Elon
in memory of the late Stein H. College during the final weekend in May will be Dr. William H. Plemmons (left), president of the
Basnight, of Chapel Hill, long Appalachian State Teachers College in Boone, who w 11 deliver the address at the graduation exercises
time member of the Elon board on Monday morning, May 30th; the Rev. Eugen ■ P. Poe (center), pastor of the Westminster Presby
terian Church in Charlotte, who will deliver the baccalaureate sermon on Sunday morning. May 29th:
and J. L. Crumpton (right), a member of the E'on College board of trustees from Durham, who will
be honored as Eton’s “Outstanding Alumnus of 1966” at the alumni banquet on Saturday night. May
of trustees, are for excellence in
Bible study and athletics. The
Bible study award went to John
Massey, of Burlington, while the
award as Eton's outstanding ath
lete of 1965-66 went to Scott Crab
tree, of Durham.
The Ned F. Brannock Scholar-
jhip for excellence in chemistry Another large group of seniors'
Aas presented to Denny Wagoner, ppggive diplomas and degrees
of Elon College, the presentation Elon College with the Class
being made by Dr. Paul Cheek, jggg gpj mgyg into the
chairman of the Eton chemistry ranks of Elon alumni after the
department. This award honors graduation program, which will be
the late Dr. Ned F. Brannock. for Monday, May 30th. j
fifty years a member of the Eton Although the final list of Eton’s;
faculty. ing(j graduates is not yet known, |
The William Moseley Brown landing the outcome of the springs
Award, given each year by Sigma jjgmester exams, a preliminary'
Mu Sigma Fraternity in honor candidates for degrees and
of the late Dr. William Moseley diplomas has been released by
Brown, of St. Petersburg. Fla., prgf, Andrew Beale, college reg-'
was presented by Don King to ^ j^ere will be some changes
Jerry Cameron, of Sanford, who tgfore the final com-
LARGE GROUP WILL GRADUATE
served this year as president of
Eton's Student Government Asso
Jerry Cameron was also pre
sented with the annual president’s
plaque of the Student Government
Association, this presentation be
ing made by Eileen Cobb, who was
also an official of the SCiA durin?
the year. Cameron himself late;
presented another Student Govern
ment award to Rodney Barfield,
of Fayetteville, for his outstanding
contribution to campus govern
ment as a non-elective officer.
The Shackley Awards in music,
given each year in memory of the
late Dr. George Shackley, of St.
Petersburg, Fla., were presented
by Prof. Walter Westafer to Dan
ny Chilton, of Burlington, as the
student showing most improvement
in piano this year, and by Prof.
jene Featherstone to Russell
This group of graduating seniors
will be swelled by the list of those
who finish in August, and the com
bined May and August classes
will make up the final member
ship of the Class of J966.
The candidates for graduation
have varied interests, as shown
by the fact that there are no less
than fifteen separate fields listed
in single subject majors. There
are also eight different combina
tions for double majors and one
student with a triple major.
The most frequent single major
is business administration, chosen
by 20 seniors, with 17 in elemen
tary education, 14 in history, 13
each in in physical education and
English and 10 in biology. Nine
other subjects list from one to
six are New Jersey, Maryland,
New York, Massachusetts, Dela
ware, Rhode Island, Indiana, Ohio,
Missouri, Michigan, Georgia and
The candidates for 1966 gradua
Thomas Anderson, Chatham, Va.
Charles Avila, Ashland, Mass.
Bill Dee Bailey, Graham,
Rodney Barfield, Fayetteville.
Jerry Barnette, Burlington.
Mary Benson, Norfolk, Va.
Jame.i Bl’gerstaff, Brown Summit,
David Blair, Wilmington, Del,
'Howard Blanchard, Burlington.
Kathryn Booe. Eton College.
.Stanley Boone, Durham.
V'i'liam Bradham. Riverside.Conn.
.'viailha Brandon, Burlington,
Maxine Bringle. Reidsville,
Dr, William H Plemmons. pres-
i'lent of .Appalachian State Teach
ers Colle;;e at Boone, will deliver
|hhe commencement address next
Monday morning, May ,'?0th, when
Eton closes its 1965-66 college year
with the presentation of diplo
mas and degrees to members of
the senior class.
■ lie graduation exercises, set
or 10:30 o'clock on Monday morn-
ill Alumni Jymnasium, will
:!.iax weekend commence
Tient proram. which will start
'iiih the annual Alumni Dii^' event";
)ii Saturday, May 28th, a day
.vhich will be filled with activities
for the returning old grads.
The Saturday program will open
Iwith the registration of the re
turning alumni in the Carlton Li
brary at 10 o’clock that morning
the registration being accompanied
by a coffee hour for the old grads.
There will be a special convoca
tion in Whitley at 11 o’clcok that
morning, followed by a picnic
luncheon at McEwen Dining Hal!
at 12:30 o’clock and the annual
alumni business meeting in Whit
ley Auditorium at 2 o’clock that
J. L. Crumpton, prominent Dur
ham business leader, who is e
veteran member of the Eton Col
lege board of trustees, will bt
honored as Eton’s "Alumnus o
the Year” at the annual Alumni
Banquet, which will be held in th(
banquet room of McEwen Dinin
Hall at 6:30 o'clock Saturday ni'^ht
For the first time in many year;
there will be no formal address
on the banquet program.
Fourteen Eton graduating class
es have been invited to return to
the campus for reunions on Alum
ni Day, with special honors for the
Golden Anniversary Cla.ss of I9I6
and the Silver Anniversary Clasr
of 1941. Other classes invited back
are those whose graduation year?
ended in one and sixes.
rhe commencement events for
Sunday. .May 29th, will get under
In Neu' Johs
Isaac Bro'idaway, Liberty.
■ Martha Broda, Manchester, Conn, i (he baccalaureate ser
I M I : delivered in Alumni
Scott Crabtree, of Durham, is
president of the senior class of
1966, which will receive diplo
mas and degrees at the annual
Elon College commencement,
which starts with Alumni Day on
Saturday, May 28th, and con
cludes with graduation next Mon
day, May 30th.
represented among the seniors
olon? with the District of Colum
bia, with North Carolina claiming
Adrian Bromirski, Linden, N, J
Dennis Brooks, Raleigh,
] Larry Brooks, Durham.
I James Brower, Burlin ;ton.
' Kaaren Brown, Eton College.
John Burtsche, Greenville, R,
John Cahoon, Durham.
Philip Caines, Bolton.
Jerry Cameron, Sanford,
Gerald Cates, Hazlehurst, Ga.
Kay Chandler, Burlington,
I J.ON ST^IDE^TS ARE HONORED AT AW ARDS DAY
, j ff » t fo I about sixty per cent of the group
There are sixteen different states, yj^gjpjg ijjtg 21 and Connecticutt
I 12, and other states with from to
Gymnasium at 11 o’clock that
morning by the Rev, Eugene P,
Poe, pastor of Westminster Pres-
D :an Church in Charlotte,
I, Also set for Sunday night is a
program of music to be presented
by the Eton music department,
'This program, planned under the
direction of Prof, Wendell Bart-
'holf, of the music faculty, will be
Martin Chandler, Severn Pk„ Md, p^gggntgj whitley Auditorium
iieil On I’agp Four) at 8 o’clock Sunday night.
M:iy, Jr.. of Burlington,
w I.-, inaugurated this week as pres
ident of the Elon College Student
Government Association for the
coming I!^6C-67 .school year. Also
inaugurated at the same time
were David Johnson, of Orlando,
Fla., as vice-president; Sharon
Cable, of Trumbull, Conn . secre
tary; and John Nicks, of Durham,
The oath of offices to these new
campus leaders was given by Dean
Fletcher Moore, and President
May then administered the instal
lation oaths to the various class
officers and to the members of
he Student Senate and the Wom
en's Dormitory Council.
Class officers for next year’s
seniors include Gregory Knott, Ar
lington, Va., president; Sam Troy,
New Britain, Conn., vice-president;
and Hilda Eason, Graham, secre-
The officers for the rising jun
iors include Dempsey Herring,
Whiteville, president; Marcia Hen
ry, Winston-Salem, vice-president;
and Ronnie Tugwell, Arlington,
Leaders for the rising sopho
mores include Noel Allen, Burling
ton, president; Tom Payne, Vestal,
N. Y,, vice-president; and Susan
Heatwole, Alexandria, Va,, secre
The student senators from the
rising senior class include Sandra
Bueschel, Graham; Don King,
Burlington: Bruce McCotter, Wash
ington, D, C.; Fred Moon, Burling
ton: and Roger Wood, Portsmouth,
The senators for the rising jun
ior class are Francine Gifford,
Norfolk. Va.; Jimmy Lunsford,
Winston-Salem: Carol Luppinacci,
Stamford, Conn,; Dale Morrison,
Lynchburg, V a,; and Elizabeth
Woolsey, Madison, N, J,
The senators from the rising
sophomore group are George
:iuglies, Wilmington, Del,; Karen
.vlelberg, Lu.'tow, Mass,; Jay Og
den, Jacksonville, Fla; Jo Nelle
Skipper, Madi.son, N. C.; and Mary
Ann Underwood, Suffolk, Va,
ACTlVITiES DIJRIN(; EIX)N S SPRI^(; W EEKEfND
The Eton College Concert Band
^resented its fourth annual spring
"oncert in Whitley Auditorium on
Thur.'day night May 12th, under
the direction of Prof Jack 0
White, and won high praise for
its varied program that included
both classical and popular numb
The concert featured in its op
ening part, "Procession of Nobles,"
by Rimski-Korsakov; “Phedre." by
Massenet; and "Marche Slave,” by
Tschaikowsky. After intermission
the program continued with "El
, , Capitan,” by Sousa; “Legendary
AmoMi, the Eton College .students who recei td trophies cash awards or scholarships at Eton s . Erickson; and “Music
- - ‘ ■■'--theth.rteenpictured cinema,” by O’Reilly;
and concluded with the ever pop
ular “Sound of Music,” by Rod
The members who were in the
program, grouped by instruments,
annual Awards Day Program in Whitley Auditor -im on Mond.?y, May 9th, were
above, Tho.-e shown, left to right, with home town a d field in which they excelled, are as follows:
FRONT ROW — Tom Warner. Cincinnati. Ohio, d n'lijt-,- Dnnny Chilton. Burlington, music; Mary
Coolidge, Amston, Conn., Christian education: Don ''1 Mas ey. vorwich. Conn,, Religion and philosophy;
J.inet Lamm, Burlington, all-round scholarship; Jo .my Ma.‘-',sey. Burlington. Bible study; and Denny
Wagoner. Elon College, chemistry, BACK ROW — Alton Skinner. Durham, double award in business and
economics and history and social science; Berwyn L wrence. Timmonsville. S, C,, business administra
tion; Russell Schetroma, Natalie, Pa,, music; Jerrv Cameron. Sanford, double award in student gov
ernment and campus service; Rodney Barfield. Fayetteville, student government: and Scott Crabtree,
(nnt:n’!pd On Pa»p Four'
Scenes -een durin;? Eton’s highly successful " ,rin V.'ce!-,end " which provided a fe.stive pro^jram
from Friday May 6th throu h Sunday. May Kth, are pictured above, all of the scenes coming from
the Saturday afternoon orogram that .saw Bar:,: ra Hudson, from Elkin, N, C,, win the contest
0 become ruli;i'> queen of the festival. The quee I cecn upper right parading to the stage in
bathin; suit, and a-.iain lower right as she was crowned by SGA President C^ V, May, Upper left is
1 of the crowd listening to the Saturday after
view of the bathing suit phase of the queen contest.
iniriicdl program, and lower left is a reverse