VOLUME 4, NO. 5
THE DIALETTE, MAY 1967
MISS MARTHA EKERMEYER CROWNED MAY QUEEN
MAY DAY HIGHLIGHTS
The May Day festivities began
on Friday, May 12th, with the Sop
homore-Freshman basketball game.
Immediately after the game a con
cert given by the “Tomcat Rambl
ers”, from Davidson College, was
held in Moore Center.
On Saturday afternoon, the an
nual Spring event continued, high
lighted by the crowning of the May
Queen. The title for 1967, went to
Miss Martha Ekermeyer. Miss Eker-
meyer, who is the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. E. W. Ekermeyer of Tall
ahassee, Florida, was escorted by Mr.
Mike Sheidy. She succeeds Miss Macye
Crowder of Chester, South Carolina,
the 1966, May Queen. Miss Eker
meyer has been very active in the
college activities during her two
years at Montreat. She plans to at
tend Florida State University in the
Miss Ekermeyer stated, “I could
not believe that I was elected May
Queen and I still cannot believe it.”
She loves all sports, which is very evi
dent by her participation in athle
tics at Montreat. Being from Flor
ida, she was asked how she likes the
mountains and she replied, “I love
Presented with her was Miss
Phronsie Horton of Belton, South
Carolina, maid of honor, escorted by
Mr. Benny Wham and the following
members of the May Court:
Miss Linda Godwin of Charles
ton, South Carolina, escorted by Mr.
Woody West; Miss Jeanne Clark of
Jacksonville, Florida, escorted by Mr.
Bruce Douglas; Miss Anne Terrell of
Black Mountain, escorted by Mr.
Mike Manos; Miss Sandra Lance of
Greensboro, escorted by Mr. David
Peele; and Miss Elaine Stinson of
Hamlet escorted by Mr. Bo. Lowery.
The girls were colorfully array
ed in green and yellow linen dresses.
Miss Lori Buelow was the flower
girl and Master Timothy Wilson was
the ring bearer.
The theme for the May Day pro
gram was “Around the World”. In
addition to the traditional May Pole
dance, different dances were given
from Russia, Spain, Austria, Ger
many, Scotland, England, China,
Japan, and the deep South of the
Mark Stiles served as master of
After the program is over there
well be an informal tea, hosted by
the members of Phi Theta Kappa, on
the lawn of Anderson Auditorium.
Immediately following the tea there
will be a softball game between the
faculty (men) and the students.
Everyone should go and see this, the
game of the year. Playing for the
faculty will be such stars as “Mr.
Heavenly” better known as Mr. Bue-
low, “Speedy Sturgill, and “Slugger”
Wilson, Coach that is.
When the game is over and you
think that you smell something good
on your way back to Moore Center,
you are correct. Beginning at five
o’clock there will be a steak supper in
the bottom of the student union.
May Day will come to a close
with the dance at eight o’clock to
night. Playing for the dance will be
the fabulous Drifters. These are the
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AT EIGHT O'CLOCK