StBdents, Profs, Salem-Witties,
D» yon read these little
“Mac” has a claim to fame.
“Miss Fulbright” is her
Freda Siler rated highest on the
general culture test and Ann
Mixon was highest in contempo
rary affairs in the scores from the
National College Sophomore Test
The general culture tests
eluded questions on history, social
studies, literature, science, fine arts,
Following Freda in the total
scores on general culture were Ann
Mixon, Mary Anne Raines, Doro
thy Morris, Bobbi Kuss, Norma
Ansell, Carolyn Kneeburg, Faye
Lanham, Pat Marsh, Betty Claire
Warren, and Betsy Liles.
' In contemporary affairs, next to
Ann, were Freda Siler, Helen
Carole' Watkins, Betty Lynn Wil
son, Mary Anne Raines, Norma
Ansell,, Kay Cunningham, Faye
Lanham, Margaret Blakeney, and
The questions in the contempo
rary affairs division concerned
public affairs, science and medicine,
and literature and fine arts.
■Highest ratings in each separate
field under contemporary affairs
were Ann Mixon in public affairs;
Freda Siler in science and medi
cine; and Mary Anne Raines and
Betty Lynn Wilson in literature
and fine arts.
In the general culture rating
were Mary Anne Raines in history
and social studies; Ann Mixon in
literature; Freda Siler in science;
Alin Mixon in fine arts; and Caro
lyn Kneeburg and Freda Siler in
The Gomprehensives tests are ad
ministered through the Educational
Testing Service and are given an
nually to college sophomores
throughout the country.
Salem CoIIeare. Winston-Salem
Fridav. Anril 1 7. 1953
i ue itcwiy elected tnarsbals are;
Sally Reiland and Emily Heard.
Sally Ann Hud son, Kay Cunningham, Diane Knott, Gertie Johnson,
Jess Byrd Announces New
Salem Lecture Committee
The Salem College Lecture Com
mittee for 1953-54 has been chosen
by the chairman, Jess Byrd.
The new committee includes
faculty members from the college
and academy and Alumnae from
They are: Lelia Graham Marsh,
Edith Kirkland, Mrs, Kate S.
Pyron, Warren Spencer, Edwin
Shewmake, Clemens Sandresky,
Margaret Barrier, Mrs. Henry
Blackwell, Mrs. Richard E. Shore
and Mrs. Burton Craige.
Also included in the committee
are students from the college and
They are: Jean Calhoun, Bar
bara Allen, Frankie Strader, Betsy
“Mac” To Study In France
On Fulbright Scholarship
By Jean Calhoun
‘‘I really don’t know much about
it. But I’m going,” said Eleanor
"Mac” McGregor concerning the
Fulbright Scholarship she won this
"Mac” does know that the
scholarship will allow her to study
' Eleanor McGregor
for one year in France. She will
study' Fi'ench literature at Poitiers
University in Poitiers, France. Dr.
Michael Lewis also studied at this
university. Poitiers is about 100
miles from Paris in southern
France. “I’ll have a chance to use
my southern accent,” Mac said.
“Mac” will probably sail in Sep
tember for France since the French
universities open in November.
Ruthie Derrick, “Mac’s” room
mate, said, “This scholarship is the
most wonderful thing that ever
happened to u».”
The scholarship is financed by
the United States Government and
was instigated by Senator Ful
bright of Arkansas. There were
240 scholarships given in this coun
try this year.
“Mac”, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Garland McGregor, is a senior
from Greenville, S. C. She is
majoring in French and minoring
During her four years at Salem
she has been active in many extra
curricular activities. This year she
has been editor of the Salemite, a
member of the Honor Society, a
Scorpion, on the May .Day Com
mittee, a member of the lecture
committee, and a member of the
;‘Mac” is quite excited about
being forced to speak French all
day long in France. She is very
well prepared. “I have two good
French books,'’ she said, '^Frac
tured French and Compound Frac
Liles, Louise Barron, Edith Tesch,
Carolyn Brookshire, Bryan Balfour
and a freshman representative who
is to be elected.
The new committee will have its
first meeting at 4:00 p.m. Monday,
April 20, in the Friendship Rooms
Class officers and representatives
to the Student Government, I. R.
S., and Y. W. C. A. councils were
elected before Spring 'Vacation by
The officers of the rising senior
class assisting President Lu Long
Ogburn are Ann Bondurant, vice-
president; Barbara Allen, secretary;
Elizabeth Bass, treasurer.
The representatives of this class
to the Student Government Council
are Joan Shope and Connie Mur
ray; to the I. R. S. Council—Sarah
Sue Tisdale, Ann Moye, Ann Bon
durant, and Lu Long Ogburn; to
the Y. W. C. A. Council—Betsy
Forrest and “Boots” Hudson.
Next year’s junior class will be
headed by Pat Marsh, president;
Betty Claire Warren, vice-presi
dent; Bryan Bowman, secretary;
Freda Siler, treasurer.
The various council members of
this class are Sue Jones and Sara
Outland, Student Government;
Mary Anne Raines, Helen Carole
Watkins, and Sally Hudson, I. R.
S.; Norma Ansell and Carolyn
Kneeburg, Y. W. C. A.
The rising sophomore class
elected as its president, Ella Ann
Lee; vice-president, Betty Jean
Cash; secretary, Julia Parker, and
treasurer, Phyllis Sherrill.
Their representatives to the Stu
dent Government are Louise Bar
ron and Nellie Ann Barrow; to
the I. R. S. Council are Anne
Campbell, Martha Thornburg, and
Betty Jean Cash, and to the Y
Council are Agnes Rehriie and
Medium To Be Given
“The Medium,” a tragedy in two
acts by Gian-Carlo Menotti, will
be presented at the Carolina Dra
matic Association’s festival in
Chape! Hill Saturday, April 18, at
7:30 p.m. at the Playmakers’
This will be the third time that
Salem College has been represented
at this festival. “The Medium”
will be given as a guest perform
ance and will not enter the com
petition because faculty members
participate in it.
The original cast will be pre
sented in the play. All crew heads
and crew members, as well as the
director, Miss Elizabeth Riegner,
will be present.
The first play which was pre
sented at the festival by the Pier
rettes was a comedy, “Apartment
to Let” in 1949. Miss Frances
Jlorne. had a part in this play, and
it won a production award.
The Carolina Drama Festival
sponsors tnis yearly drama festival.
The purpose of the Carolina Dra
matic Association is to encourage
dramatic art in the schools and
comremnities of North Carolina.
The drama festival will have
afternoon and evening sessions.
There will also be presentations of
several original plays, a costume
and make-up contest, and a dis
Emily Heard, Diane Knott, Ger
tie Johnson, Sally Reiland, Kay
Cunningham, and Sally Ann Hud
son are the newly elected marshals
for the rising senior class.
The class of ’54 elected these five
boarding students and one day stu
dent from the rising junior class
to serve as marshals for the com
Emily Heard is the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Heard of
Diane Knott is the daughter of
Mrs. W. A. Knott of Kinston.
Diane is a member of the Canter
bury Club, has helped with May
Day, and was a member of the
Gertie Johnson is the daughter
of Mr, and Mrs. Robert T. John
son of Burlington. She is treasurer
of Clewell dorm, a member of the
F. T. A., finance committee, and
the Sights and Insights Staff.
Sally Reiland is the daughter of.
Mr, and Mrs. L. Hi Reiland,'
of Bluefield, West Va. Sally was
copy editor of the Salemite and
treasurer of the Westminster Fel
lowship this year. She is manag
ing editor of the Salemite and busi
ness manager of the Pierrettes for
Kay Cunningham is the daughter
of Mr. Neil Cunningham of Palp-
mar Park, Cal. Kay is house pre
sident of South, has been a mem
ber of the hockey team for two
years, a member of the Canterbury
Club and the I. R. C.
Sally Ann Hudson is the daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. E, D. Hudson
of Winston-Salem. She is a mem
ber of the F. T. A., on the Salemite
staff, and is next year’s represen
tative for the ,1. R. S.
The newly elected marshals' will
take over their duties May Day.
The duties of these girls include
marshalling at chapel programs,
May Day, Commencement, hat
burning, lectures and concerts.
Cyndy May, Jean and Joan
Shope, Alice McNeely, Alison Britt,
and Mary Lou Whiteheart served
as marshals for the class of ’S3,
Lu Long Ogburn served as chief
marshal this year. Jane Little Was
elected chief marshal for the class
Joanne White PayneTo Give
Senior Graduating Recital
Mrs. Joanne White Payne,
piani.st, will present her senior
Joanne White Payne
graduating recital at 8:30 p.m.
Monday,' April 20 in Memorial
While at Salem, Joanne, daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. P. L. White
of Archdale, has been an active
member of the Salem College Cho
rale Ensemble, Assistant Business
Manager of the Sights and In
sights, a member of the Y Cabinet,
and a church organist.
Joanne has studied under Dr.
Charles G. Vardell, Jr. and Hans
Her program will be as follows:
Prelude and Fugue in B flat
minor. Book I Bach
Sonata Opus 90 . . Beethoven
Etude Op. 25, No. 1 Chopim
Waltz Op. 18 Chopin
Polonaise Op. 53 Chopin
Konzertstueck Op. 79 .. .Weber
Larghetto, ma nou troppo
Adagio Tempo di Marcia
Assai presto , .
Mr. Hans Heidemann at the