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THE MARY POTTER GAZETTE
Miss America Pageant Scenes Given
Theresa Lynn Harris, Miss Ar
kansas, the first runner-up for the
crown is the daughter of Mr. Theo
dore Harris and the late Mrs.
Lynn’s measurements are 30-22-3.^.
She is five feet five inches tall. She
received a very warm ovation from
the audience for her talent rendi
tion “Latin Spirit" to “Tequila,”
and certainly everyone was aware
of a good mind at work when she,
as one of the five finalists, answered
so readily the question concerning
her choice of a career.
Early in the fall, Lynn was chosen
Miss Mary Potter to reign from
sixty-eight senior girls. Certainly
with her personality and her aca
demic standing the student body
chose wisely when she received a
plurality of votes cast.
This young lady has many hob
bies. She loves to read, look at
T.V., dance, attend sports activities,
ride, and travel.
After finishing Mary Potter, she
plans to attend Bennett College
where she will major in psychology
and minor in sociology.
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The five finalists are Juanita Puryear, Miss Alabama; Ida Johnson, Miss Wisconsin; Lynn Harris, Miss
Arkansas; Carolyn Lawson, Miss Nevada; and Inez Cooper, Miss Maryland. Standing behind the
finalists are the escorts.
Carolyn Lawson, Miss Nevada, a
five foot 18 year old senior with
measurements 34-23-3S, was the
first runner-up in ihe Miss America
She is the daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. P. Robert Brooks, Jr. In
her spare time, she reads and in
dulges in music and drama. Her
greatest ambition is to become a
Certified Public Accountant.
Her winning act in the pageant
was “ShaU I TeU You What I Think
of You” from the play, “The King
Carolyn’s plan, after graduation,
is to further her education in some
school in New York City.
“Life is a drama, you are the ac
tors, the stage is set, you have a
critical audience, so play your part
well,” Carolyn has stated many
times to underclassmen.
Carolyn was crowned on October
30, and her birthday was the next
day. She stated that winning the
Miss America title was her best and
most cherished birthday present.
Mrs. Annie Gillespie, Mr. Rendall Howell, and Mrs. filondola Lucas
were the judges for the occasion
Mrs. Margaret Shepard calls the
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Cooper, Miss Maryland. Miss Cooper’s escort is Larry Hanimc.
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