Mv boat is on the shore
ind my l^ark is on the sea,
Lt before I go from Salem,
ggre’s a double health to thee.
Salem College, Winston-Salem, N. C., Friday, May 10
Here’s a sigh to those who love
And a smile to those who hate.
And whate’er skies above me,
Here’s a heart for every fate.
Best Wishes To The Class Of *57 In All Future Endeavors
Scorpion Order Inducts Two Juniors
The Order of the Scorpion has
inducted two new members this
week, Martha Jarvis and Nollner
The Order of the Scorpion is an
honorary organization to foster the
spirit and ideals of Salem College.
The Scorpion does whatever work
it can, large or small, to serve the
college. Neither the organization
or the members seek recognition,
for the services which they render.
Only Juniors and Seniors are
eligible for membership and new
members are initiated once each
issie Has A
On Monday, May 13, at 8 ;30 in
Memorial Hall, Madeline Allen,
belter known as “Sissie , will be
presented in a graduating recital.
Si.ssie is a student of Clemens San-
dresky. Dean of the School of
The popular senior has played
an active part in practically all
aspects of college functions and
she has been associated with many
of the campus organizations.
Sissie was editor of the 19S7
Sights and Insights, she was on the
Salemite staff, the A A council, and
the Student Government. She is
in the Honor Society, the Order of
the Scorpion, Who’s Who, and she
won the scholarship to Oslo, Nor
Her program will consist of t
Mozart Sonata in B Major k333
Twelve Etudes Symphoniques by
Schumann Op. 13
Sonatine in f^: minor by Ravel
Mouvement de Menuiett'
Concert No. 1 in Db Major by
There will be a reception after
wards in the Friendship Rooms of
Strong, and the public is cordially
Awarded In Piano
' As I looked through the window
of practice room number sixteen,
Of Memorial Hall, Sissie Allen was
-vorking diligently on a piece for
her senior recital. Sissie smiled
brightly when I asked,her about
receiving an assistantship to the
University of Mississippi Graduate
The award means Sissie will earn
$1200 a year and: teach 12 hours o
uiano a week.while working on her
Master of Music degree. For the
degree- she will study, in addition
to piano, orchestration, theory, and
To receive the MM degree re
quires two years graduate work
with the presentation of a recital
at the end of that time.
Sissie is not positive that she
will study both years at the ni-
versity of Mississippi; m fact, slie
has not definitely decided to accep
The last thing Sissie told me as
lo«n »’« “
to, been one big week w.th ih
annual, May Day. my recital,
this (the fellowship) !”
I semester. Membership is not based
: on scholarship or achievements,
■ but on services given to Salem and
the potentialities for future service.
The two new members are both
i juniors. Martha is from Coral
Gables, Florida, and is an English
f major. She has been active on the
|]RS and in Pierrette productions,
b She is the ’57-’58 editor of the
I Salemite, and will direct next year’s
j May Day pageant.
Nollner, a sociology major, is
fi-om Lynchburg, Virginia. She has
served on the Student Council and
has been very active in the A A
program. Nollner is a member of
:k the new IRS cabinet and is the
business manager for the 195$
Sights and Insights.
The present members of the
Order of the Scorpions are Jo
Smitherman, Carol Cooke, Made
line Allen, Judy Graham, Judy
Golden, Pat Greene, Martha Ann
Kennedy, Anne Miles, Shirley Red-
lack, Mary Walton, Kay Williams.
Jane Wrike, and Mary C u r 11 s
Jeane Smitherman and Ruth Ben
nett, both rising juniors, will be
formally initiated into the Salem
College chapter of Phi Alpha Thetaj
history fraternity Monday night.
Carol Campbell, student president
of the chapter which includes both
students and faculty members
meeting the membership requirfe-
ments, will direct the initiation and,
preside over a business meeting
after dinner in Corrin Refectory.
Ruth, a history major from
Hartsville, S. C., is currently holder
of the Oslo scholarship.
Jeane, who lives in Elkin, is an.
English major and feature editor
of the Salemite.
Requirements for election to Phi
Alpha Theta include a B-plus
average in all history courses
(these must total twelve hours)
and a.B average in the remainder
of the candidate’s subjects. A
strong interest in history is also
an important factor.
There are currently six student
members: they are Celia Smith,,
Carol Campbell, Becky Hinkle;
Martha Jarvis, Jo Smitherman, and
Harriet Harris Pulliam.
Adviser for the group is Dr*
Philip Africa; other members are
Frank- Albright, Lucy E. Austin,
Evabelle Covington, Foster Farley,
Amy Heidbreder, Ivy Hixson, Don^
aid McCorkle and Minnie Smith.
At the last meeting Mr. Chester
Davis of the Winston-Salem Jour
nal talked to the group on Bie
role of history in news reporting
The after-dinner business meet
ing on Monday will include evalua
tion of the year’s programs and
the mapping of a series of pro
grams for the 1957-58 school year.
Seniors Will Be^ Invading
The World After May 27
While some of the Seniors are leaving North Carolina lOr the big city
life and excitement, many are staying in North Carolina, South Carolin.i,
Virginia and the Southern way of living.
Carol Cooke will go to Durham where she will be hostess at the Lig-
gett-Myers Tobacco Company.
Ann Darden who becomes Mrs. David Freshw'ater on June 22 -vvill be
a primarv teacher in the Durham City Schools in the fall.
Ann Crenshaw will also have a double career as housewife and teacher.
“Shaw” will be leaching in Durham too while her husband continues his
Nancy Blum will be nearby in Chapel Hill where she will be working
and keeping house for her husband, Tom Wood.
Margaret Hogan and Brenda Goredel will be in Raleigh. Margaret
■will be teaching in the elementary school in Raleigh. Bre.nda is going
with her roommate, Anne, to Europe before she settles down in an
apartment with “Ben” and to her work.
Jane Shiflet is planning a summer wedding to John Ray Jimeson, Jr.
and then this fall to be a primary teacher in Marion, N. C.
Another summer bride, Ann Knight will be teaching in Clinton, S. C.
while her husband continues his college work.
Several Seniors found their practice teaching so pleasant that they
plan to stay in Winston-Salem and teach in the public schools. Kay
Williams and Harriet Harris Pulliam will be teaching a fifth grade class
here next fall. Jane Wrike will be back in Winston-Salem teaching a
i third grade after a summer at home in Graham.
Martha Legette and Joan Reich will be in Charlotte next year. Mar
tha will be teaching, and Joan will be working.
Mary Thompson wdll be teaching in Burlington, N. C.
Southern Pines will claim Sarah Eason; while Nell Newby will teach
piano in the W^ahe County schools.
Another music student, Mary Margaret Dzevaltauskas will leach music
in a place called Pmei.
Another group of graduates plan to be happily-marrieds and state no
plans for work. Celia Smith will keep house in Athens, Georgia; Suz
anne Gordon will live in Detroit; and Bren Bunch will be way out in
California. Patsy Hopkins will be back in Winston-Salem as Mrs. Hans
Heidemann. Elinor Dodson also plans to be a homemaker.
The “undecided” group of girls say “teach?” or “no definite plans.
K^e Cobb, Barbara Durham, Barbara Bell, Pat Flynt, Rose Tiller,
Sarah Vance, Thrace Baker, Joanne Glenn, and Becky Doll McCord
are the tinpredictables. Jane Little will work in New York this summer,
but is undecided about next year.
The two married day students will be in Winston. Anne Bennett will
be working, and Betty Ruffin will be home with her new baby.
Pat Greene, Mary Avera, and Patti Ward are also planning to teach
next year. Pat will play this summer and begin her teaching career in
September at Virginia Beach where she will be joined by Mary. Patti
will be living with her husband, George Fisher, in Columbiana, Ohio
where she will teach.
Anne Miles is planning a trip to Europe this summer with Brenda,
In the fall she will enter Med Tech school at the Medical College of
S. iC. in Charleston, S. C.
Dottie Ervin will be working, at MCV in Richmond, Va, Also work
ing in Richmond will be Jean Stone and Suejette Davidson.
Judy Graham is definite about her marriage plans, but not quite sure
about her teaching plans.
Mary Walton will teach school, though she has not decided where.
Sissie Allen will continue her music studies at the University of
Betty Byrum Lilley.is planning to join her husband, Aaron, in Cali
fornia and then they will move to Germany. Also going to^ Germany
to live will be Cecil Price. Both these girls will be Army wives.
New York City has attracted cosmopolitians Marcia Stanley, Louise
Pharr Jo Smitherman, and Carol Campbell, Louise and Marcia do not
know’what they will be doing, but Jo and Carol have their jobs waiting
for them. Jo will be working in the advertising department of he
Chatham Manufacturing Company office. And Carol will be a
Palace Theatre taking up tickets.
Like the Class of ’56, this year’s graduates will be entering the teach
ing profession more than any other field. Again married life will occupy
many of the girls. Those who will work after marriage are
ThS to be only a temporary occupation until their husbands finish
school or until they begin having their families.
However, recent surveys have showed that while young women usually
only go into temporary employment after college graduation they ei
turn to their occupations after their children enter college. So maybe,
one of your grandchildren will be taught by a former classmate.
—Mary Ann Hagivood