Vol. 20, No. 1.
MONTREAT COLLEGE, MONTREAT, NORTH CAROLINA
DR. MONROE NEW DEAN
Schoens Tell About
Va(ation In Europe
Mr. and Mrs. Victor R. Schoen have re
turned to Montreat after having spent the
summer in Europe. They lived in Salzburg,
Austria, where they studied duo-pianism
the entire summer.
Their trip really began May twenty-
second when they left New York on the
Queen Mary. Upon their arrival in Cher
bourg, France, they took a boat train to
Paris. They toured the city for several days
and saw, among other things, the Louvre,
Noire Dame, Mont Parnasse, and the Eiffel
After leaving Paris, Mr. and Mrs. Schoen
stopped briefly in Strasbourg and Munich
before going on to Austria. While in Salz
burg they lived with Herr and Frau Winter
and their children Helmut and Heidi. The
Austrian family was described as “delight
Sightseeing expeditions continued for the
Sehoens even after they reached Salzburg.
One of these took them to a mountain lake
called Koenigsee, which is near Berchtes-
gaden, Germany. The catch is that they
rode the entire distance of forty-two miles
(round trip) on bicycles.
In Salzburg, Mr. and Mrs. Schoen studied
under Heinz Scholz, at the Mozarteun Aca
demy of music. This is the school in which
Mozart studied and is, of course, a very
During the festival season, Mr. and Mrs.
Schoen gave a performance in which they
played Bach’s C Major two-piano Concerto.
This concerto is one of the selections they
will play in their concert which is sche
duled for Saturday night, October 30.
Their summer with its many long-to-be-
remembered events ended August thirty-
first with their return to the United States
on the Queen Elizabeth.
October Social Calendar
Monday, Oct. 11—Mitchell Hike
Saturday, Oct. 16 — Freshman Talent
Monday, Oct. 18—Alternate Mitchell Hike
Thursday, Oct. 21—Long Week-end Be
Monday, Oct. 25—Long Week-end Ends
Saturday, Oct. 30—Concert: Sallie and
Halloween Carnival—Jr. Class.
The sports program got off with a “bang”
this year with hikes, individual sports, and
the soccer season, which is now in full
New members of “Ye Board” were elect
ed, and the following girls were installed:
Francis Collis—Blue Representative.
On September 27, the students body elect
ed cheerleaders for the coming year and
congratulations are in order for the follow
BLUE TEAM—Jenelle Gurganus
Dona Ray Lackie
GOLD TEAM—Pat Bach
Beckie Jo Cooper
Happy “hollowering”. Girls!
With the coming of fall, the yell of “Let’s
play soccer” is echoing to and fro. There
has been good attendance for both teams,
with some fine playing. Some really ex
citing games are expected, and we are look
ing forward to tournament time.
The daily athletic program offers the
best in varied activities, but we need the
help of everyone to make it a real success.
OTHER NEW FACULTY MEMBERS
Five new faculty members have been
added to Montreat College this year.
Dr. Dougald Monroe, Jr., the new Dean
of Faculty, wilt also head the department
of English. Dr. Monroe received his B. A.
degree from Washington and Lee Univer
sity, and his M. A. and Ph. D. degrees from
Northwestern University. He comes to us
from the University of Kentucky, where he
taught English for three years. He and
Mrs. Monroe are living in the Bumstead
Cottage on Georgia Terrace.
William Boram, Montreal’s new director
of public relations, received his B. A. de
gree from Glenville State College. He was
connected with the office of the director
of publications of West Virginia before
coming to Montreal. Mr. Boram will teach
a class in journalism and serve as sponsor
for the Sun Dial and Dialette Staffs.
Mrs. Ellen A. Sanders will head the
science department this year. Mrs. Sanders
received her B. A. and M. A. degrees from
the University of Louisville and has done
graduate study at the Universities of Ken
tucky, Southern California, and Chicago.
She has taught in the high school and col
lege of her home town of Campbellsville,
Miss Lilia E. Watkins, who is now in
charge of our business department, has re
ceived a B. A. degree from Bessie Tift
College, a B. S. and M. A. degree from
Mercer University, and has studied at se
veral other colleges and universities. Be
fore coming to Montreal, she was connected
with the Speed-Writing firm of Macon, Ga.
New to Montreal only as a French teacher
is Mrs. Geza Soos. Mrs. Soos has lived at
Montreal for three years, and was already
known and loved by many of the students.
She received her B. A. degree from the
University of Budapest in Hungary.
We are also glad to have with us this
year Mrs. C. F. Southerland, the new house
mother at Fellowship Hall. Mrs. Souther
land studied at Salem College in Winston-