Saint Mary’s School Library
OF SAINT MARY’S
Vol, XIII, No. 14
RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA
May 18, 1951
SMS Beacon Taps
^ive New Members
, The Beacon, liigli school honor so-
‘■'ety, held its last initiation of the
*diool year May 15. Katherine Mor-
risoiij of Gastonia, was elected presi-
for next year. She succeeds
'dairene Harris, of Seaboard. Kath-
^'iiie was one of the two freshmen
*®lected for memhership in the Bea-
in the early spring. She is secre-
*^'‘y of her class and vice-president
'•f the YWCA for next year.
, T^ive new members were initiated
the Beacon. The new members,
'Sen for their leadership, charac-
and scholarship, were Sally
iagood, Margo Hester, Glenn Light-
Jean Groves, and Alice Bost.
Sally^ of Charlotte, is a member
the BELLES staff, the Siage
. staff, and the YWCA. She
' ** oignia.
^lenn, of Columbia, South Caro
ls®) is on the circulation staff of
'“s belles, the advertising staff
yhe Stage Coach, and is a member
?; the Dramatic Club, Canterbury
and all-star volleyball team.
Jsiin was recently elected captain of
-Bm softball team.
. ^largo, of Try on, is a member of
I?® Belles staff ami the Dramatic
,| She is the new treasurer of
.d* Canterbury Club. Margo is a
'Ban is from Gastonia. She is a
(If“ber of the YIYCA, the Dramatic
and the Swimming Club. She
I Bost, of Hickory, is vice-'
of the freshman class and
j, •Member of the Student Vestry.
^ is a member of the YWCA and
Bullard Gives *
Ij/'iiie Bullard gave her voice cer-
jj cate recital I'riday, May 11, at
" I>.ni. in the auditorium.
L. S. Winton accompanied
J*' at the piano, and June, a so-
was assisted by Harriet Har-
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Fictiiiecl above are newly elected student sovernnient officers. Ijet't to
ri«lit Mary Ann Eaddy, ])resident of the day students; Pat Tankard, chair
man of Hall ('ouncil; Alice Hicks, iiresldent of Student Government Associa
tion- Nancy Dawson, vice-president of the Student Government Association;
JIary Gase Haminond, secretary of Student Government Association.
Senior Class Will Present Annual
Class Day Exercises In Auditorium
The senior class will present its
Class Day Exercises in the. audi
torium June 2 at 4 o’clock.
A1 White, president of the senior
class, will welcome the visitors.
After the welcome, Margaret Dunn
will give the prayer.
Kit Armistead will tell the history
of the class. Following the history,
A1 White will present the class gift.
Bimbo Parshley and Alice May will
give the class prophecy.
Next on the program is the class
poem by Barbara Clark. Following
the poem is the last will and testa
ment by Mickie Shannon and Tonia
Rowe. ' Margaret Ann Sasser will
introduce the superlatives, and Mimi
Lviieli will reveal the dedication ot
Slage Coach. The benediction by
the Rev. 1. Harding Hughes will
end the program.
; a soprano.
three duets of the program
1 Suit’ Aria, by Mozart, Serenade
(jj^Pelibes, and Tutti i Fior by Puc-
her solo numbers, June sang
i^ch JSfot Me Your Musty Rules,
^J^i'iie, 0 Willo, Willo, Willo from
E,Book, Fd Be a Butterfly by
Villwiielle des Petits Can-
Chabrier, and Romance Es-
}.jBther solos by Miss Bullard were
'•i/f of Water by Campbell
‘V Tipton, Marie Antoinettes
by Jacobson, Tell Me, Oh
Blue Sky by Giaiinini,
Cerm-proof by Sacco, and
^^'>'thday by Woodman.
Bep rendered her numbers with
Piano Students Give
Concert In Assembly
Glenn Lightsey, Janie Jolly Rags
dale, Susan Hayes, Glenn Warren,
and Frances Green, piano students
of Miss Haig, gave a concert in as
sembly Thursday, May J.
Glenn Lightsey played two move
ments from Mozart’s Concerto in /L
major. Adagio, and Allegro Assai.
She was accompanied by Miss Haig
at the second piano. T he audience
generously applauded Glenn s per
formance. _ The other performers
were special students.
Miss Haig’s students also gave a
concert in her studio Tuesday, May
8, at 4:45 p.m. Students playing in
this recital were Georgia Moore,
Janie Jolly Ragsdale, Margaret
Bowen, Betty Jo Hansen, Gwen
Grizzard, Linda Garriss, Glenn
Warren, Sarah Stove, Eloise Wal
drop, Sally Hagood, Frances Green,
Susan Hayes, Hazel Herring, Jeaii-
iiette Bull and Glenn Lightsey.
Patterson Is New Head
Of Doctors^ Daughters
Mrs. Naylor entertained the Doc
tors’ Daiigliters Club Alay i).
At this meeting the members
elected officers for tlie year 19.51-52.
They are Jean Patterson, president;
Laura Deane Matheson, vice-])resi-
dent; and Mary Michal, secretary-
treasurer. They also discussed jilans
for a bampiet to he given Friday,
May 18, at the Reinlyn House. Miss
Mabel Morrison, Miss S. E. Jones,
and all the Doctors’ Daughters
members are invited.
Jean Patterson, of Concord, is a
junior, president of the “Y” 1951-
52, and a Sigma.
Laura Deane Matheson, ot Ahos-
kie, is a sophomore, member ot Bea
con, secretary of her class, secretary-
treasurer of the “Y” ’51-’52, mem
ber of the Stage Coach business
staff", and a Sigma,
Mary Michal, of Boone, is a
freshman, a member of The Beacon,
a member of the Dramatic Club, a
member of the Canterbury Club,
hall representative, and a 2lu.
Orchesis Club Elects
Buchl'y Ne'w President
Saint Mary’s Orchesis chose Lane
Buddy as president and Alice
Jones as secretary-treasurer for
next year at a meeting May 10.
Lane, of Fort Belvoir, Virginia,
is president of the Swimming Club,
a member of the choir and of the
Canterbury Club, ah acolyte, and a
Alice, of Warrenton, is a member
of the Letter Club, the YWCA,
Sigma Pi Alpha, the Swimming
Club, and is a Mu.
Gay Musical Play
The Senior class ])resented the
annual senior follies, “Saint Mary’s
School on Site,” at 8:30 May 9 in
the auditorium. Scenes from an
imaginary book. Saint Mary s
School on Site, and appropriate
songs to accompany these scenes
constituted the play.
Mimi Lynch was writing diair-
niau for the follies; Kit Armistead,
production chairman; Margaret
Gaston, accompanist; Betty Cheek,
The first scene, with Alice M-ay,
Dot Crawford, Sandra Sims,
Frankie Allen, Peggy Hooker, Ma-
zie Strickland, Evelyn Oettinger,
Catherine Bickle, Kitty Fisher, Mar
garet Ann Brock, and Elise h eim-
ster, showed Saint Mary’s students
busily occupied with their favorite
pastime, playing bridge.
In the second scene, June Bul
lard, Kit Armistead, A1 White,
Edith Rogers, Margaret Ann ^Bas-
ser, Becky Moose, Margaret Stew- ,
art, Laura Chapman, Mickie Shan
non, and Gerry Dickinson, ])ortrayed
some of the teachers at a faculty
The third scene showed a frater
nity house with the boys lu-eparing
for their one hour dates with Saint
Mary’s girls. Actors were Julia
Steed, Connie Shankin, Carol
Sledge, Pat Stonham, Anne M’ad-
dell, Sonoko Yamamoto, Caroline
Cohey, Laura Davis, Virginia Gil
liam,' Jean Bang, Jean IMcGhee,
Martha MeGuirk, Sugar Page, Iffar-
garet Pearson, Jean Poland, Anne
Rixey, LaNelle Edwards, xYaiiey
Woodruff", Connie Barnes, Charlotte
A dining room scene, with (hiro-
lyn Welsh, Joan Mef’utcheon, Mar
garet Dunn, Frances Williams, Jean
Gould, Virginia Hall, Louise Milli-
ken, Rosemary Seovil,' Eunice Saun
ders, Grace Woodson, Mary Sutton,
iMary Sue Stru])e, was next.
'rile fifth scene, acted by Ann
Nieoll, Bimbo Parshley, Mary 'Bom
Battle, Evelyn Oettinger, Betty
Cheek, Catherine Bikle, and Kitty
Fisher, revealed the hard life of a
taxi driver who takes Saint Mary’s
girls to town.
'Bhe theme of the sixth scene was
life at Saint Mary’s as semi through
rose-colored glasses. In this scene
were Grace Gordon, Barbara Clark,
Virginia Mowery, 'Bonia Rowe,
Barbara Dixon, Sonoko Yamamoto,
Caroline Cohey, Laura Davis, Vir
ginia Gilliain, Jean Lang, Connie
Shankin, Jean McGhee, Martha Me
Guirk, and Sugar Page.
In the finale, the entire senior
class sang its recollections of life at
Saint Mary’s to the tune of Dearie.
By hearty applause the audience
voiced its enjoyment of the produc
Orchesis had a iiicnic in the hut
Thursday afternoon. May 10 at 5:30.
At the picnic the club presented a
gift to Mrs. Guess, advisor.