MONTREAT COLLEGE, MONTREAT, NORTH CAROLINA
Continues to Grow
61 New Members in Student Body
Of interest to our entire student body
is the continued growth of the Living En
dowment fund, which was started by last
year’s graduating class. This fund is sup
ported by the alumnae, and already their
pledges will provide approximately 40 $100
work scholarships for Montreat students.
Last spring the Senior Class chose this
project as their senior gift to the school.
Any expense incurred through the solicita
tion of alumnae for this fund is paid by
September 8th the production of the
year 1958-59 at Montreat College opened
to welcome 61 new students. Included in
this number are 53 freshmen, 7 transfer
students, and one returnee from other
years. A new feature—there will be 7
This production will feature students
from 8 states. North Carolina is in the
spotlight with 20 starlets. Florida has sec
ond billing with 11 sunkissed beauties.
South Carolina and Virginia have support
ing roles with 9 each. Georgia produced 5,
As this paper goes to press, pledges and
gifts totaling $104 have been received by
Miss Elizabeth Hoyt, co-ordinator of the
program. By May 25, 1959, Commencement
Day, the pledges are expected to total $6,-
240 annually which is the interest at 2V2 %
on an endowment of one quarter million
dollars. The continued progress of this
fund is a tribute to the Montreat Alumnae.
No wonder it has been said that “Montreat
is more than a place. ... It is an inspira
tion ... a spirit ... a way of life . . .”
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Kentucky 4. The finale is furnished by
Tennessee and West Virginia. Each con
ducted 2 our way.
Transfer students poured in from the
circuits. They include Miss Goldie Dicker-
son, Lees-McRae Jr. College; Miss Mary
Virginia Henley, Bob Jones University;
Miss Marguerite Elizabeth Ray, Campbells-
ville College, Campbellsville, Ky.; Miss Ma
rie Hunt, Georgia Southwestern College;
Miss Peggy Stubbs, Southern Union Col
lege, Wasley, Ala.; Miss Doris Wiseman,
Woman’s College; and Miss Judy Williams,
Armstrong College, Savannah, Ga.
Nancy Wilson of Hendersonville, N. C.,
is returning to Montreat after working for
a year. Welcome back, Nancy.
Side-Lines on the Extra-Curricular
Statistical Report of the Living Endowment
Class Amount Pledged
1938 $ 5.00
Faculty and Staff 98.00
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The THALIANS', drama society, presents,
various productions during the school year.
Last year in spite of the Asian Flu, the
fire, et al, they produced “The Swan.”
President, Pansy Duke; Faculty Director,
Miss E. Hoyt.
The Future Business Leaders of America
is an organization devoted to the arts and
science of business. Their club activities
include such interesting things as the
FBLA convention held each year.
Advisor, Mr. G. Stockton.
Le Cercle Francais is the French club.
“Mais, oui,” French is the club, but what
language its members speak is not certain.
Paris, ou la, la; continental, onion soup,
French suppers . . . All who believe in
having good entertainment the French way
Officers to be elected.
Advisor, Miss E. Maxwell.
The Collegiate Council of the United
Nations is our international relations club.
Have you ever wished you knew more about
India, or Africa, or Pakistan? The CCUN
has a nice way of “educating” you.
Officers to be elected.
Advisor, Miss E. Hoyt.
Los Amogos, the friends, is our friendly
Spanish club. You will find the members
versatile. They can stage a bull fight or
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The rest of the crew is made up of the
following: Miss Joyce Almond, Miss Mary
Arbogast, Miss Berta Lee Arnold, Miss Peg
gy Barnes, Miss Don Marie Barney, Mr.
James O. Bennett, Jr., Mr. Charles R. Black-
well, Miss Jane Blankenship, Miss Carolyn
Bradley, Mr. Robert Glenn Camp, Miss
Marjorie LaRue Carter, Miss Rosseau Chap
pell, Miss Roberta Cobb, Miss Marsha Coe,
Mr. John Wesley Cole, Miss Linda Corbett,
Miss Barbara Corbin, Miss Mary Ruth Dob
bins, Miss Charlotte Dodd, Miss Lynda
Garren, Miss Arlene Glass, Miss Bettye
Hampton, Miss Sarah Hansen, Miss Rebecca
Hill, Miss Marcia Hudson, Mr. Charles Jen-
kinson. Miss Jean Johnson, Miss Lorene
Key, Miss Martha Kinney, Miss Elizabeth
LaFon, Miss Lois Lance, Miss Shelba Jean
McClary, Miss Dorothy Ann McGoogan,
Miss Sue Lile, Miss Mary Katherine Miller,
Mr. Marvin Moore, Miss Sally Christine
Owensby, Miss Anna Vea Peterson, Miss
Barbara Powell, Miss Lynn Adele Robbins,
Miss Patricia A. Rush, Miss Hilda June Sex
ton, Miss Mary Anna Smith, Mr. James O.
Skelton, Miss Lee Ann Tolley, Miss Nancy
Traynham, Miss Joan Via, Miss Deane Wall
er, Miss Janice Leona White, Miss Judy
Added to these new members are all
of the old cast of the Montreat College
student body. We hope that these new and
old faces will make this show the best ever
presented. See you on stage.