North Carolina Newspapers

VOL. 18, NO. 1
Montreat College Has New Dean
As activities of the school year are well
underway, many of the student leaders
have been chosen. Recently the sponsors
and officers of the Sophomore, Junior and
Senior classes were announced.
The Senior Class, with Colleen Story as
president, announced that Mr. Francis
Green will be their sponsor for 1952-53.
Their other class officers are Frances
Davis, vice-president; Mary Ann Smoak,
secretary; and Frances Curry, treasurer.
The Junior Class, with Miss Mary Wells
McNeil as sponsor, has chosen June King,
president; Betty Lown, vice-president;
Coretta Henson, secretary; and Ernestine
Wiggins, treasurer.
The Sophomore Class will be led by
Leta Miller, president; Ruth Wooten, vice-
president; Helen Daniels, secretary; and
Ivey Dee Chaffin, treasurer. They will
be sponsored by Mr. and Mrs. Harold
Yokes Of Montreat
One of the groups you will most fre
quently see and hear around the campus
is the Montreat College Chorus. The chorus,
under the direction of Mr. Francis Green,
will represent our school on various oc
casions. Several tours are planned during
which the chorus will sing both sacred and
secular music.
Twenty-six girls were chosen as mem
bers; they are as follows:
First Sopranos: Imogene Booth, Ann
Broom, Rachel Denman, Sarah Jackson,
June King, Peggy Miller, Jolene Parks,
and Mary Ann Smoak.
Second Sopranos: Margaret Barrett,
Mary Ruth Marshall, Julia Motley, Betsy
Reed, Mary Sabonsky, Pat Sartlelle, and
Nancy Wallace.
Altos: Helen Duke, Colleen Story, Frances
Thorne, Dorothy Jane Warren, Margaret
Carrico, Ellinore Krieger, Betty Lown,
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Dr. A. C. Holt
"Dear Diary - - "
Saturday night, October 4th, was a big
night for the sixty members of the 1953
Freshman Class. The annual talent show,
this year entitled “My Diary,” was pre
sented in Anderson Auditorium under the
direction of Miss Margaret Smith, class
sponsor, and Faye Britt, acting class pres
“My Diary,” narrated by Doris Hinson,
brought to life the experiences and im
pressions of a freshman’s first few days
at college. Its pages, written in green
freshman style and colored with their
unique imagination and personalities af
forded numerous laughs for an audience
of judges who gave this year’s freshmen
a superior talent rating.
Sat., Oct. 18 — Faculty Recital and Re
ception, Mr. Green and Mr. Frantz
Fri., Oct. 24 — Long Weekend
Fri., Oct. 31 — Junior Class Halloween
Sat., Nov. 1 — Clemson and P. C. Weekend
Dr. Albert C. Holt
Comes From Florida
Dr. Albert C. Holt, of Jacksonville, Flor
ida, has become Academic Dean of Mon
treat College.
Dr. Holt received his A.B. and A.M.
degrees from Park College, Kansas City,
Missouri, and attended McCormick Sem
inary, Chicago. He did graduate work at
the University of Chicago, University of
Southern California, Vanderbilt University
and Peabody College, and was listed in
“Who’s Who in American Colleges and
Universities” in each of these. He received
his Ph.D. degree from Vanderbilt and
Peabody, and his D.D. degree from Tus-
culum College. Along with his educational
career. Dr. Holt has taken an active part
in the ministry. He has served as pastor
of the First Presbyterian Church in Jack
sonville for the past 25 years, and was
also assistant pastor of the First Presby
terian Church in Nashville.
His duties at Montreat College as dean
will not bo a new experience, for he
served as dean of Tusculum College for
seventeen years. During his busy life Dr.
Holt has found time to travel and study
in Canada, Cuba, Mexico, England, and
Dr. and Mrs. Holt plan to make their
home in Montreat where they have spent
their vacations for the past 20 years.
Mr. Frantz
Mr. Harold M. Frantz, a native of Penn
sylvania, is head of the music department
and teacher of organ, piano, and theory.
A graduate of Marshall and Franklin Col
lege, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Mr.
Frantz has received a Master of Sacred
Music from the Union Theological Seminary
of New York, and a Master of Music from
Westminster Choir College. He has taught
at Middleburg College in Vermont,
at Davidson College for the past three
years, and has been a minister of music
at several churches. In his spare time
Mr. Frantz composes for the organ and
for a string quartet.
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