North Carolina Newspapers

    Saint Mary’s School Library
^ol. XIII, No. 11
March 16, 1951
Saint Mary's Chooses Sweetheart SMS Picks Alice Hicks President
As Week Of Eliminations Closes Of Student Body For Coming Year
Students, Faculty Co-operate to
Make Contest Successful
Saint Mary’s School chose her
®"'eetheart in the study hall Mon-
night, March 11. For five
"%hts beginning March 2 in the
hall were eliminations after
. Friday, March 2, the three halls
"j West Wing displayed forty-two
potos, ten from the first floor,
"’enty-two from the second, and ten
''oin the third. The winners were
j ' Lassiter, Thomas Faulkner, and
'fy Parker.
Monday night brought the ap-
Pdarance of twenty entries from the
(P'11' halls in Smedes. Second
I'l'iedes accounted for seventeen and
"I'd Smedes for three. The winners
Louis Anderson and Huey
Fi'om the three day student en-
j^^Mkiier was
k F
f'es displayed Wednesday morning,
' .iii'y Ann Faddy’s brother emerged
w^^lie thirty-six photos featured
■ I'hiesday night had their origin
" East Wing. Among the fourteen
gtered on the first floor Mr. Lar-
'I's Was the champion. Seven of
i," eight entries on second East
, Lig bowed to Dave Dunlap. Thir-
p"i of the fourteen jfiiotos of Third
'"St lost to Claude Eley.
(, Lliiirsday night ivas Holt’s night,
uiiny DeHart topped first floor’s
entries. Shepherd’s Kay Brooks
,"i over second’s other eighteen
l"tos as did Tommy Fanjoy over
'' seven on third.
, Rock and West Rock entered
total of fifteen pictures Friday
j'Sht. Emmett Morrison chanip-
in East Rock. Miss McLaur-
iiej)hew. Bland, did the same
I “'ig in West Rock,
j s^Ioiiday, March 11, the contest
I i^iisored by the freshman and
j j|Puoniore classes came to its con-
I (^"'"on. From the eliminations fif-
! finalists had emerged. After
' y Ppor wdien everyone had cast her
the sponsors calculated the
discovered that Thomas
the Sweetheart of
“The Sweetheart of S.>I.S.,” Thomas
Faulkner, of N. O. State ami Kinston.
Gordon Will Attend
Wilmington Festival
Grace Gordon will represent Saint
Mary’s in the annual Wilmington
Azalea Festival. Eight schools from
the state are asked to send repre
sentatives to make up the court of
the queen of the festival.
The festival, wdiich lasts from
March 30 to 'April 1, consists of
many events, such as dances, a Ted
Malone radio broadcast, and the
coronation of the queen. The high
light of the festival is the parade,
wdiich will consist of more than
thirty floats. The main float is the
one on which the queen and her court
The queen will he a Hollywood
star wdiose name is still undisclosed.
The girls wdio are in the court are
honored at jiarties and dances, in
cluding a luncheon at Orton Planta
tion. Each girl is given the evening
dress that she w'ears in the parade.
S M S E lectsT ankard
Hall Council Head
Tankard Will Succeed McGuirk
As Chairman of Hall Council
Saint Mary’s student body chose
Pat Tankard to serve as Chairman
of the Hall Council next year as a
result of the election held March 14.
Pat will succeed Martha McGuirk
who at present holds this respon
sible office.
The Chairman of the Hall Coun
cil has the following duties;
1) To call and preside over all
meetings of the Hall Council.
2) To he responsible for the gen
eral functioning of the Hall Coun
3) To serve as a member of the
Legislative Body.
4) To submit to the president of
the Association the name of the fac
ulty member desired as adviser.
.5) To ajipoint and supervise as
sembly and chapel proctors," and to
make seating charts for chapel and
(J) To serve on the Counselor
Pat is from Washington. She
has only been at Saint Mary’s for
one year during wdiich she has been
active in school activities. She is
a member of the YWCA, the
BELLES staff, the Stage Coach
staff, and the Dramatics Club. Pat
is a Sigma.
^islature Passes
^Bltn Sunday Petition
k Riehard G. Stone approved a
J) fiioii concerning the week-end of
petition requires that the
yent Handbook be revised to say
L*alm Sunday be an open week-
tal" great many girls wanted to
hif ^ week-end over Palm Sunday,
(| ' Mr. Hughes consented to stu-
being absent from the Palm
■ ■
Basketball Team Picks
All'Star Team Members
Miss Liverman has announced the
all-star basketball team for the sea
son 1950-51. The five Mu\s are Al
len Loy, Louise Milliken, Sue Wood
ward, Grace Gordon, and A1 White.
The four Signm’s are Nancy
Woodruff, Kay Daniel, Eunice
Saunders, and “Bimbo” Parshley.
The Letter Club has taken in two
new members, Louise Milliken and
Eunice Saunders. Letter Club mem
bership requires two all-star teams
or 100 points acquired in any major
sport. Louise has made the basket
ball all-star team and has been
elected Posture Queen for the jiast
two years. Eunice has accumulated
a sufficient number of points and
made the basketball all-star.
Underclassmen Choose
Beyond The Sea Theme
Saint Mary’s freshmen and sopho
more classes have begun planning
for the annnal Freshman-Sopho
more dance to be held in the gym
Saturday, Ajiril 14.
'riie dance wdll honor (Jueen
Traques Saunders and her maid of
honor Catherine Morrison. The
choosing of the queen from the
sophomore class and the maid of
honor from the freshman class has
been traditionally done as in the
past years.
The committee chairmen for the
dance are Nancy Bernhardt, decora
tions; Nancy Haltom, refreshments;
Florence Swdndell, invitations; An
na Jane Owens, figure.
The theme for the decoration will
be underwater scenes. The idea was
taken from the song Beyond the
Sea wdiich wdll be played during
the figure. The color scheme wdll
be entirely of different shades of
green, and the refreshments will
carry out the color scheme as well
as the theme.
Gene Wallace and his nine-piece
orchestra wdll furnish the music for
the dance.
President Will Preside Over
Honor Council, Student Body
The students of Saint Mary’s
have elected Alice Hicks to serve as
president of the Student Govern
ment Association and Pat Tankard
chairman of the Hall Council dur
ing the 1951-52 session. Each year
in the early spring Saint Mary’s
girls choose rising seniors to hold
these honored offices. This year the
Nominating Committee met March
7 to draw np the nominations for
president and Hall Council and the
election w’as held March 12.
When .iVlice takes over her new'
office at Class Day her duties wdll
be as stated in the handbook.
1) “To call and preside over all
meetings of the Student Government
Association and of the Honor Coun
2) “To appoint seniors to act as
chairmen of the classes until the
class ])residents are elected.
3) “To appoint tlie student mem
bers of tbe Constitution (Committee.
4) “’Fo draw’ uj) in conference with
student officers and officials a slate
of the faculty advisers desired by
the various student groups, and to
submit this slate to the President
of the school.
5) “To serve on the Hall Council,
ex oificio.
6) “To serve on the Legislative
Body, c.r officio.
7) “To assume direction of stu
dent matters not specifically as
signed to other student officers.
5) “Before the end of school to ap-
j)oint members of tbe incoming se
nior class as counselors and vice
counselors for the coming year on
the advice of the Couiuselor (Com
mittee. ■
9) “At the end of the year to jiass
on to her successor .suggestions and
unofficial records that may jirove
useful to her, akso any heljifui rec
ords for the use of the next year’s
class presidents.
10) “’Fo assume the duties of the
chairman of the Hall Council dur
ing a tein])orary absence of the
chairman or to ajipoint a member
of tbe Hall Council to serve as act
ing chairman.”
Alice is from Faison. She has
been at Saint Mary’s for three years
and has at all times participated
actively in school life. 'Fhis year
Alice is president of the junior
class, the Letter Club, and the Doc
tors’ Daughters’ Club. She is sec
retary of the Legislative Body, vice-
president of the Sigma’s, and a
member of the Circle and the

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