North Carolina Newspapers

pril 7. IS!
CThe Hilltop
Published by the Students of Mars Hill College
Number 13
rffl)6 New Faculty-Staff
^^f!J^Grsonnel Announced
mg into'
‘"C appointment of six new
n’s diatti»' ‘'fmbers to the faculty and ad-
r, 11-6 >■' j‘*^'strative staff of the college
■ picking' ‘"f the fall term has been an-
ame win"' '>ced.
d bv
S'"" q[ Mary Katherine Logan
Southern Pines will become
urst on f ^j?ti Qf avomen, succeeding
ich Haf* Caroline Riggers, who is
sjie ^ member of
til staff from 1938 im
am meet' "'e
the tea'
serving first as hostess
jgulars *
the inf"
^^ach Speaker
leaders and drama students
^ j^“'’^Iars Hill will participate
las the I Leadership Conference,
because ‘‘in pg First
till Church in Mooresville
od at t Friday and Saturday.
“e conference is being spon-
irr at
turnedBaptist State Con-
ond. Wq ® department of student
been sin j j, and will be attended by
and 1; j ti,. '*t students from throughout
field be
Christian Involved in His
of the conference is
\ -•
Dr ' Guest speaker will be
C|j\ yaldo Beach, professor of
ethics and director of
L'np study in religion at Duke
mop J^’,1 Divinity School. A
iking nn ^, religious writer in addition
hursday University duties, Dr. Beach
■th Cafj in npen the Friday night meet-
e era^p; ■ the conference with a dis-
f “The Christian Relat-
en Ca.;.^ ufn
the ei ,
the World of His Campus.”
raps on . Pramateers will present the
that evening the Mars
earn Yj \\\^ “Eygryj^an” under
11 a
rtin -|,i
week- I,
wil. i
''^ection of Glenn L. Vernon.
§ Cast Is Changed
'H ^''al changes have been made
'Or>v,' ''ast since its original per-
Lii ^tce.
100 yf‘
'eli"‘^e- Larry Huls, formerly
,*hip fhas stepped in to
"Id 'be lead' as Everyman. His
^ is being filled by Bob
*V n||P 'T'ho continues to serve in
"icji j'.’^portant capacity of tech-
‘M] '“'■nctor.
^"d it ns Death and as Goods,
Jerry Thompson
(S' 1,
fi EpP (1» fl%5|'nary Horton will portray
members of the cast are
'r r
un,_Pf\,i Fellowship
rp '* r'""d Ij Dottie
u’fdl" ’tN^""usin I; Linda Settle,
low hn'^ji eeds; Betty Lou Shaver,
jump-^j(f pijtG'fge; and Nancy Holley,
iA 'Vih • Richard Williams, who
'’y Strength, will continue
master electrician; and
.^ash will continue as stu-
pttip'' f^ars Hillians, Archer
‘'^nd Dan Keels, will be
"'ii^^hose conducting seminars
dhp officers. Both are retiring
t)Vii*^* of the Mars Hill BSU
^1) ’ Archer as president and
head of the Mission
Mars Hillians who will
in the sessions are Gene
..'(M as, \yiuJy Privette, Kay
I ti
\uHs :> - '
1,'5k ’ mlly Sellers, Joy Simpson,
fh. ^
. Merchant, Margaret
h'lc, u”®th Briggs, Linda Wil-
|hln avid Graig, David Crook,
■fy v^anford, Robert Clyde,
1(1 ^Elliott, 'Pom Halyburton,
^agan and David Montrose.
in one of the dormitories for
women and later teaching in
the English department.
Miss Evelyn Underwood, who
has been on leave of absence
the last four years, ivill receive
a Doctor of Philosophy degree
at the University of North Caro
lina next month and will re
turn as head of the social sci
ence department. A member
of the Mars Hill facidty since
1914, she will succeed Dean Lee
as chairman of the dejiartment.
An addition to the faculty of
the business administration de
partment is Roy Wood, present
ly an economist with the Ameri
can Enterprise Association. A
graduate of the University of
Virginia, he formerly ivas an
economist for the U. S. Depart
ment of Agriculture and prior
to that was a member of the
Clemson College faculty for 11
Department Added
Two of the new faculty per
sonnel will join the music de
partment. Mrs. David M. Rob
erts, music director at the Mars
Hill Baptist Church who was
a member of the faculty from
1950-54 will become voice in
structor. She will fill a vacancy
created by the departure of T.
J. Cole for additional graduate
study. Robert Rich will suc
ceed Mr. Cole as director of the
choral groups.
Mr. Rich’s wife, a graduate
of Stetson University who for
merly taught music in the pub
lic schools of Baton Rouge, La.,
will become piano teacher, deal
ing primarily with preparatory
students. She will succeed Miss
Martha Biggers, teacher in the
department for many years and
former head of the department.
The sixth new name on the
faculty roster is James W.
Thomas of Marion, who will
join the faculty of the English
department. A graduate of
Western North Carolina Col
lege, he is currently a graduate
student at UNC, where he will
receive a master’s degree in Eng
lish and speech at the end of
the summer term.
Previously announced was the
selection of John Hough, Jr., to
head the newly created depart
ment of education and psychol
Frat Medal
Roger Shaw, editor of the
1900 Laurel, has been awarded
the Pi Delta Epsilon “Medal
of Merit’’ at Virginia Polytech
nic Institute, where hs is a sen-
Mars Hill may not be much like Fort Lauderdale but Becky Wolfe, a native of the Sunshine State, isn’t
letting it bother her spring fashions. Here she smiles pleasantly as if anticipating the forthcoming fashion
show, while Alia Weaver checks the hemline of her skirt. In the background Jo Wells and Lola Thomas
(right) take time out from their sewing duties to watch. All are freshman home economics majors who
will model in the show.
MH Lassies Will Parade
Spring Fashions On May 1
“Fashions in Orbit” will come
to the Mars Hill College on
May 1, 1962, at 7:45 in the eve
ning when the combined forces
of the Mars Hill Economics
Department and Winner’s De
partment Store of Asheville, will
present a fashion show in the
auditorium of the Fine Arts
Featured will be garments
made by tlie clothing class stu
dents in the areas of spring
suits, summer dresses, and party-
dresses; and creations by Win
ner’s, spotlighted by sportswear,
summer dresses, and cocktail
Slade Is Speaker At
Dramateers’ Banquet
The highlight of the evening
will be the wearing of the wed
ding gown by a selected young
lady whose name will be kept
secret until her appearance.
Shaw', editor of Tech’s year
book the ’62 in
terim editor of the 1961 book.
Fle also is chairman of the stm
dent-faculty publications board
and a member of the staffs of
the student newspaper and ra
dio station. His home is Glen
Allen, Va.
The Dramateers’ annual end-
of-the-year banquet will be held
at 7 p.m. Monday on the mez
zanine of the cafeteria. Speaker
for the evening will be C. Edwin
Slade, new' director of the Ashe
ville Community Theater.
Other highlights of the evening
will include the presentation of
awards for participation in the
total dramatics program for the
year and the presentation of Anton
Chekov’s “The Marriage Pro
Slade, who has had a varied
background of experience in radio,
motion pictures and television and
inter-racial theatrical experience,
will speak on the topic “All the
World’s a Stage.”
A graduate of Northwestern
University’s School of Speech, the
dark-bearded and fine-nosed Slade
has been in summer stock from
Michigan and Ohio to Marjdand
and Delaware. In Pittsburgh he
directed the inter-racial Curtain-
eers at the Irene Kaufmann Set
tlement. He comes to Asheville
from Maine’s famed shipbuilding
Mr. Winner of Asheville is
responsible for making the cre
ations available and for their
center, Bath, where he directed
the Bath Little Theatre and
w'orked with the Brunswick
Also of current interest to mem
bers of the Dramateers, who are
in the process of voting for their
Best Actor, Best Actress, and
Best Back-Stage Worker for the
awards on banquet night, is the
auditorium fund. At their meet
ing on Apr. 16, the Dramateers
voted to donate ten dollars from
the treasury to be used in the
auditorium fund. The sum w'ill
be presented to Dr. Blackwell at
the banquet.
The Steering Committee for
the fashion show consists of
Anne Graham, Judy Poyner and
Phyllis Gores. Anne Graham
is the current president of the
club and she, along with ad
visor Mrs. J. V. Howell, is re
sponsible for the presentation
of the show.
There will be a meeting
of the HILLTOP staff at 2:30
in the Montague Building.
Any persons interested in
working on the staff next
year ore cordially invited.
The Montague Building is
located next to the faculty
Judy Poyner, former president
of the Home Economics Club,
is in charge of the script for the
show. Phyllis Gores will work
for the department with the
Dramateers supplying the back
ground settings.
Models will be members of
the Home Economics Club and
the various Home Ec classes.
Cecile Plott, supported by mem
bers of the Art class and several
club members, is head of the
publicity campaign.
Invitations have been sent to
the Home Economics clubs of
many counties. Students, fac
idty members, men, and other
interested personnel arc cordial
ly invited.

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