North Carolina Newspapers

^OL. XXXI, NO. 1
OCTOBER 6, 1967
^^ientations Be^ijtis
School Year
Joliet Smith
Heads Committee
I ^yeek of September 11-17
Oi’ieiitatiou Week at St.
J.^rys. Monday marked the be-
of the week when the
^yeshmeii and Juniors arrived.
*iiss Richardson and the Student
overinneiit officers greeted the
|iew students for the first time
Jliat night. The day students also
et tor the first time since school
1« rear,
uesday, the Sophomores ar-
od and along with the Fresh-
I on they matriculated, took
tests, and bought
oohs. That night everyone was
.^'"e corned at the “sing” in the
nuditorium directed by the senior
Wednesday morning,
0 Sophomores, Freshmen, and
unioi-j^ assembled in the gym to
take the SAT.
Later in the afternoon the Sen
iors arrived. An important as-
^enibiy on the Faculty Advisory
ystein and Cut System was held,
ult ®\ci'yone had met her fac-
jr ^^^'’isor, the Sophomores and
reshnien met in the hnt to have
a ^eir picnic. Then the students
rea back to their halls to get
R walk to the movies.
I • ^ Thursday everyone had ma-
fip ami Chapel met for the
•yy that morning. Dr. Stone
gav at the service and
one^ ^ ,^''arm welcome to every-
start 1 high school students
witv,^!! and got acquainted
«ieir teachers.
for iiiglit tlie Seniors met
’cir class picnic. The talei
(Continued on Page 3)
Mrs Jones, Mrs. Kesterson, Mrs. Noe, Miss Anderson
Miss Duncan, Miss Parker, Mr. Lawrence, and Mr. Hulley.
absent when tiie picture was made.
Mrs. Sclineider,
Mr. Matliicu was
Pirn'i' 'he President, Juliet .Smith
'*'****' Hiji; on liaydoii
Moiij.’ Holden Harrell, See-
,,”"‘''*''**^011, and Wend.v Sol>ei
Ten new teachers have been
added to the St. Mary’s faculty
this year. , • •
Mrs. Kevin Jones, who is in the
Eimlish department, acquired
both her A.H. and M.A. degrees
at the University of Michigan.
She formerly taught at the Uni
versities of Michigan and Kansas.
She enjoys the all-girl classes at
St Marv’s because they are more
business-like and the girls seem
more relaxed. . , .
Her outside interests include
reading, sailing, and tennis^
Throu"h the encouragement of
her four sons, she has acquired a
taste for folk and popular music.
Mrs David Kesterson, another
new teacher in the English de
partment, attended both Hendrix
College where she earned hei
BA, and the University of Ar
kansas where she earned her
MA. in English. She has taught
students in college Jr College
and high school, plus tuo adnlt
education courses
Mrs. Kesterson s interests in
clude most out-of-doors activities.
She particularly
In the Spanish and French de
partments, Mrs. Judith Schneider
Reaches both Freshmen ami Sopho
mores Slie attended Columbia
idversity and Barnard College
where she earned her B.A. degree.
She is presently working on her
Pli T) HI Romance Lan-
,mages at Duke TTniversity.
” Schneider likes both classi
cal and rock n’ roll music. Two
of her favorite groups are the
Beatles and the Mama and Papas.
Slip eniovs drama and pop ait.
Another new teacher in the
Spanish department is Miss Mar
ion Anderson. She did her under-
.rradiiate work at UNC and gradu
ate work at iiliddleburg and in
Mexico City. Before coming to St.
Mary’s, she taught at St. An
drew’s Presbyterian College.
Her hobby is recording chil
dren’s poetry. She does this for
personal friends and relatives.
Mr. A. R. Lawrence is the new
addition to St. Mary’s Math De
partment. He served in the Air
Force for 23 years and then fin
ished his undergraduate work at
Michigan State where he received
his Bachelor of Science. He later
earned his M.A.T. degree at Duke.
His favorite interest is antique
automobiles. He said that St.
Mary’s will see some strange
looking ears this year.
Miss Margaret Duncan is the
new instructor in physical educa
tion as well as adviser to the Sea
Saints. She received her A.B. at
Duke and M.E.D. at Woman’s
College and UNC. At the Univer
sity of Michigan, she did her
graduate work towards the Ph.D.
She previously taught at UNC-G,
University of Michigan, and West-
hampton College.
(Continued on Page 4)
On Friday evening, September
15 the annual Faculty Tea was
held in Smedes Parlor. Old girls
and their little sisters passed
through the receiving line, ex
changing greetings with Dr. and
Mrs. Stone, Miss Richardson, Bev
erly Randolph, Sfiiior Class presi
dent, Mary Holden Harrell, presi
dent of SGA, and Reverend and
Mrs. Baird.
The gathering gave all the girls
a chance to meet with old friends
and new teachers before settling
doTvn with their stacks of newly
purchased books.
The event proved to be the
height of Orientation AVeek and
rejuvenated the true St. Mary’s
p com-
The new officers for the Senior
class were announced on Septem
ber 27th after a rini-off election.
These officers are: Arabella Nash
of Tarboro, Vice President, whose
duties include assisting President
Beverly Randolph, who was elect
ed last year; Laura AValter of
Birmingham, Alabama, Secretar}-,
who Avill post the page lists; Ga.vle
Sellers of Annistan, Alabama,
Treasurer, who is in charge of all
the class funds; and Hutton Kent
of Greensboro, Dance Marshall,
who will be in charge of the
Senior Banquet.
It will be the responsibility of
these officers to lead the Senior
Class in the many projects they
will undertake this year, and to
the successful completion of the
year in graduation on May 27,
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and in
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Gaylo Sellers, Laura Walter, “Peabody” Kaiidolph, Arabella Nash, and
Hutton Kent.

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