VOL. 17, NO. 8
MONTREAT COLLEGE, MONTREAT, NORTH CAROLINA
PATTON, NcGORELE COMMENCEMENT SPEAKERS
Finals Will Be Held At Gaither
Chapel, 10 A. M., Monday, May 26
Mary Ann Smoak
To Give Redial
Miss Mary Ann Smoak, soprano, was
presented by Montreal College music de
partment, Tuesday, May 13, in Gaither
Hall in her junior 'voice recital. She is the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Smoak
of Aberdeen, N. C.
She will graduate in 1953 with a B.A. de
gree, majoring in voice and religion. She
has been a member of the Montreat Col
lege Choir for three years, and the Inner
Choir and College Chorus for two years.
She has also been president of the Music
Club for two years, and was head of the
music group of SCA last year.
Mary Ann has been interested in music
since a little girl. She has studied piano
for five years, and has studied voice at
Montreat under Miss Elizabeth Woodhouse
and Mr. Robert Thatcher.
Mary Ann is lovely in personality and
character; her bright eyes and warm smile
have combined with her voice to put her
well on her way to the top. Her friends
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MARSHALS CHOSEN . . .
The marshals for the commencement
exercises have been chosen by the faculty.
The following will be marshals:
Freshman Olivia Bishop
Sophomore Mary Jane Gillespie
Junior Martha Getsinger
The Senior Class
THE PASSING OF
THE THIRD FLOOR BACK
Jerome K. Jerome
Saturday, May 24, 1952
Students To Pertorm
In Spring Concert
Twelve students of the Montreat music
department will perform in a Spring Re
cital to be held on May 23. This program,
presenting students of Mr. John Sinclair,
instructor of piano, and Mr. Robert
Thatcher, instructor of organ and voice,
will be presented in Gaither Chapel.
Pianists for the performance will be
Elinor Ammons, playing “Polkass from THE
AGE OP GOLD, Shostakovitch; Jean Booth,
“Valse Brilliante in E Plat Major”, Chopin;
Ivey Dee Chaffin, “La plus que lente”, De
bussy; Betty Lown, “Hungarian Dance No.
7”, Brahms, and “Golliwogg’s Cake Walk”,
Debussy; and Carolyn Williams, Polanaise
Op. 20 No. 1, Chopin. Eugene Hudson,
special student from Black Mountain, N.
C., will play Ballade in A Flat, Chopin.
“Malaguena,” by Ernesto Lecuona, in a
two piano arrangement, will bo played by
Jean Booth and Carolyn Williams. Also
on two pianos, “The Harmonica Player”,
by Guion, will be played by Ivey Chaffin
and Frances Mouzon.
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The address to the seniors of both Mon
treat College and Montreat School will be
given by Dr. James G. Patton, Jr., at the
Commencement exercises in Gaither Chapel
on May 26, 1952, at 10 o’clock a.m.
Dr. Patton graduated from Davidson
College and Union Theological Seminary
and now holds the position of Executive
Secretary of the General Council of the
General Assembly, with headquarters in
Decatur, Georgia. His former pastorates
were in Georgia and Virginia.
On May 25, 1952, the baccalaureate ser
vice will take place in Gaither Chapel. The
speaker for the occasion will be Dr. Will
iam McCorkle, a native of Rock Hill, South
Dr. McCorkle attended Citadel Military
College, and Union and Princeton Theo
logical Seminaries. Having held pasto
rates in both Tennessee and Missouri, he is
now working in the Department of Church
Extension in Atlanta, Georgia. He has
become well-known for the excellent 'work
he accomplished in the position of chap
lain for the United States Mai'ines.
Kappa Pi Bela Inviles
Several New Members
Last week Kappa Pi Beta invited into
their membership the following people as
a result of spring try-outs: Olivia Bishop,
Ivey Dee Chaffin, Coretta Henson, Joan
Hunsberger, Leta Rose Miller, Evelyn Mor
ris, Hilda Flecker, Jolene Parks, Janet
Ruth Smith, Colleen Story, and Prances
Thorne. The contributions were interest
ing and original, and will be on display
in the library. We are very happy to have
these girls in the club and are looking for
ward to a good time next year with them.
The last meeting of Kappa Pi Beta for
this year will be in the form of a supper
party on Monday night. May 12, after
which the group will go to Asheville to