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THE TWIG
Newspaper of the Students of Meredith College
Miss Whitaker,
Assistant Dean,
Interviewed
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Vol. XLII
MEREDITH COLLEGE, RALEIGH, N. C., NOVEMBER 3, 1967
No. 4
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Fourteen Seniors Named
For “Who’s Who” Honor
Leadership, Service Among Selection Criteria
y,^|weseitiatkes for Who’s Who are §hown as follows: first row, left to right, Shrni
JnuW, Carolyii Me Gndy, Alma Jo Hall; second row, Jeannle Snms, Brenda Carole
• S? . Leonard; fourth row, Hi^e Glover, Brenda
Wilson; fifth row, Beth Smith, Lynn Dodge, Susan Chapman. Lynn
O Dell Washington, who graduated last year, was not present lor the picture.
Dean L. A. Peacock has recently
announced the selection of fourteen
seniors who areXi be included in
Who’s Who Students in
American Vniversith ■» and Colleges
for 1967-1968. The\ ..tudents were
chosen by straw balldis from mem
bers of the Senior Class and by votes
from the members of the faculty.
The faculty committee on student
government was responsible for final
tabulation and scoring.
The students selected display ex
cellence and sincerity in scholarship,
leadership and participation in ex
tracurricular and academic activities,
citizenship and service to the school,
and promise of future usefulness.
The number of students chosen is
based on a quota of the total en
rollment.
The following students were se
lected: Susan Chapman, religion
major from Spencer, president of the
Meredith Christian Association;
Hope Glover, sociology major from
Lake Waccamaw, chairman of the
Nominating Committee and editor
of the Meredith College Handbook;
Lynn Dodge, history major from
Lynchburg, Virginia, president of the
Meredith Recreation Association.
Also elected were Alma Jo Hall,
history major from Raleigh, presi
dent of non-resident students; Bren
da Carole Jones, math major from
Oxford, former secretary of the Ju
dicial Board; Jane Leonard, English
major from Lexington, editor of tSie
Twig; Carolyn McGrady, religion
major from West Jefferson, chair'
man of the Judicial Board; Shan
Pruitt, English major from Louis-
burg, president of the Senior Class.
Others chosen include Jeannie
Sams, art major from Winston-
Salem, president of the Student Gov
ernment Association; Teenie Sink,
French major from Lexington, chair>
man of the Legjislative Board; ^th
(Coatinued oa page 3)
Court Censorship of News
To Be Reviewed by Ragan
Juniors Place Second; Faculty Shines as "Hippies"
Class of '68 Scores Corn Huskin' Win
The Class of 1968 took first-place
honors in the annual Com Huskin’
competition on October 26. Their
winning theme, “Literature through
the Ages,” was supported by their
varied costumes. Students and guests
were reminded of Beowulf’s fight
with Grendel, the journey of Cha-
cer’s pilgrims, and the tea parties
.in Cranford. The seniors took first
place in costumes, hog-calling, tall-
tale, song, and attendance competi
tion with ninety-nine percent of the
class present.
The juniors’ theme, “Sisters
through the Ages,” won sccond
place. In individual competition the
juniors won first place in com
husking, two second places in apple
bobbing, and song, and two third
places in costume and tall tale. They
tied with the freshmen for second
Proposeti Growth
Of Trustee BoartI
"To Be Consitleretl
Meredith College trustees will
propose to the Baptist State Con
vention tliat the number of tmstees
' be increased from the present
twenty-eight to thirty-six.
Dr. L. M. Massey of Zebulon,
chairman of the Board of Trustees,
nd President E. Bruce Heilman
•'d the increase is desirable in or-
er to give Meredith wider repre-
cntation throughout North Caro-
.ina.
The proposal provides for adding
o trustees per year until the maxi*
lum of thirty-six members are serv-
ng. The Baptist State Convention
ppoints all trustees, and if the Mere-
lith proposal is approved, would this
^year name nine instead of seven
persons to the Meredith board and
would follow this practice for the
next four years.
place in attendance.
Sophomores entertained the audi
ence as cartoon characters assuming
various campus roles. They won
three second places in costume, com
husking, and tall tale competition.
They ^so placed third in four
events: apple-bobbing, hog-calling,
song, and attendance.
Freshmen exhibited a colorful pa
rade based on their theme, The
WiTXxrd of Oz. The underclassmen
captured a first place win in apple-
(CoBtiaued oa page 3)
The first speaker jn this year’s
concert and lectures series is Mr.
Sam Ragan, executive editor of the
Raleigh News and Observer. Mr.
Ragan, who wUl speak November 9
at 8:00 p.m., has been with the
newspaper since 1941.
Besides work in journalism, he
teaches courses at North Carolina
State University on contemporary is
sues and creative writing. His ver
satility shows itself in one of his
books, The Tree in the Far Pas-
BULLETIN
The faculty ccmunittee of die
Student Government Association
has approved the Legislative
Board’s proposal concemhig the
extension of curfew hours. U the
proposal is passed hy the student
body, college closing hours will be
changed to 12:60 p.m. on Friday,
1:00 ajn. m Saturday, and 11:30
p.m. on Sunday.
THE TWIG will include more
details about the change in the next
issue.
ture, a poetry collection.
The topic of Mr. Ragan’s Iccture
will be "The Courts and Obsccnity,”
one aspect of a problem he has
been studying for several years. He
has published several magazine ar
ticles dealing with censorship and a
book entitied Free Press and Fair
Trial.
Mr. Sam Ragan
Noffsinger to Speak Here
On "Emotional Maturity
Faculty and staff members parade m *iiippie8'
Dr. Jack R. Noffsinger, pastor of
Knollwood Baptist Church in Win
ston-Salem, will be the first speaker
in the post-orientation counsel group
meetings at Meredith. He will speak
November 7 in Jones Auditorium
at 6:45 p.m. His topic will be “Emo
tional Maturity.”
He is the author of a book written
for young people, It’s Your Turn
Now, and has been a member of re
ligious focus week teams at various
southern colleges. He has spoken to
numerous State Baptist Union con
ventions and has often participated
in student week at Ridgecrest Bap
tist Assembly.
Dr. Noffsinger, a member of Phi
Beta Kappa, graduated from the
University of Richmond and from
Colgate-Rochester Baptist Theologi
cal Seminary. After being ordained
in 1942, he served three years as
a Navy chaplain, winning a citation
for the Iwo Jima campaign. He later
taught and directed religious activ
ities at the University of Richmond.
After serving in Florida, he came
to Knollwood Baptist Church of
Winston-Salem in 1957.
A Meredith trustee, he lias served
on the Winston-Salem Board of
Trustees of Wake Forest University.
Artists Plan Meelng Here
North Carolina Group Sets Annual Show at Meredith
Professional artists and interested
art patrons throughout North Caro
lina will gather on the Meredith
campus Sunday, November 26, for
the annual meeting of the Associ
ated Artists of North Carolina. After
a business session and special pro
gram led by Mr. Leonard White,
president of the organization, the
members will begin the eighth an
nual open exhibition.
This non-profit organization, the
only association in North Carolina
which fosters the interests of pro
fessional artists, promotes education
in art and serves the community in
its artistic endeavors. The eighth an
nual open exhibition will attempt to
fulfill their organizational purposes.
Holding four major exhibitions a
year, the Associated Artists of North
Carolina chose Meredith College for
the location of this one major show
ing. Whereas tiie otiier tiiree main
displays during the year exhibit
paintings of a select group within
tile association, this exhibit will have
works of any member who chooses
(Continued on page 4)
Dr. Jack R Noflslneer
    

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