Vol. t - No. 4
The square dance held March
10 was successful although not
as successful as the first one.
The same group under new direc
tion played for it.
The Entertainment Committee
is planning a May Day dance
with a May queen and a small
court. The date hasn’t been set
The baseball team is at last
underway. Some 21 boys have
signed up to play. The uniforms
have arrived and practice has
started. The first game is sche
duled for April 6.
Choir attendance lately has
been slack. The members are
urged to come. Miss Rosemary
Shingleton welcomes all.
The new advertising manager
of the annual is Jo Mahalic.
Frances Gulledge, the former
manager, had to resign because
of insufficient time to do the
Commencement plans are now
being made. According to the
last count, approximately 17
people will graduate. Grady Mil
ler is chairman of the Cap and
Gown Committee and Barbara
Murphy is chairman of the Pro
The swimming team has folded.
Poor attendance was one of the
Several of Charlotte College’s
former students made the honor
roll at Carolina last quarter.
They were Oscar N. Burgess, Jr.,
James William Connor, Marcus
G. Henderson, and Axel W. Hoke.
CHARLOTTE COLLEGE, CHARLOTTE, N. C.
March 28, 1950
27 MAKE DEAN'S LIST
On "A" List
The dean’s list for the winter
quarter included the names of
twenty-seven Charlotte College
students who carried the full load
of at least fifteen quarter hours
of work and maintained an aver
age of “A” or “B”. Three students
included in the “A” list are Caro
lyn Louise Reichard, William E.
Senn, Jr., and Robert Paul Ward,
Twenty-four students included
in the “B” list are Hugh Hall
Adams, Kenneth M. Caldwell,
Lewis F. Camp, Jr., Robert Hen
drix Cook, Melvin Ray Descaro,
Paul Lester Doster, Nancy Jo
Elliott, Doris Jean Faulk, Ray
mond Miller, Gahagen, James A.
Harbison, Gerald Lawrence
Haughton, Garland Richard Kir
by, Fleet Kirkpatrick, Ray Lewis
Kissiah, Richard Terrell Meek,
Barbara Murphy, James Ralph
Phillips, Clarence Adrian Pope,
Leon Sheldon Pitman, Jr., John
L. Randall, Deane Richardson,
Crayton Edward Rowe, and Don
ald Clyde Sopher.
Shown above are most of C. C.'s superlatives. Seated, left to right, are David Cash, God s gift lo the
! women: Deane Richardson, most popular; Mary Camp, wittiest: Joan Cook, best dressed: Edith Black-
welder, biggest heartbreaker: and Wilma Horne, best looking. Standing, left to right, are Ralph Turner j
best looking; Grady Miller, most likely to succeed: Paul Putnam, wittiest; Herman Moore, best
dressed: Brice McLaughlin, most co-operative; and Jim Kilgo, best all round.
Not present when the picture was made were Alice Leggett, most co-operative: John Jamison, most
i popular; and Gene Henderson, biggest bull shooter.
The Keymen have elected new j
officers for this semester. They |
are David Cash, president: Bill
Prim, vice-president; and George
Douglas, secretary-treasurer. The
fraternity is planning a formal
dance for its members.
The Sorority has at last se
lected a name. It is now called
the Regina Sorority. Regina is
the Latin word for “queen”. The
new officers are: Carole Hin
son, president: Frances Gulledge.
vice-president: Mary Camp, sec
retary: and Deane Richardson,
treasurer. Small gray and maroon
hats have been ordered for the
Tentative plans have been
made for a dance to be sponsored
by the sorority and the fraterni
ty. Tickets will be sold to raise
money for the baseball team.
The Alumnus Of The Month
Chalks Up Another
Well, they’ve been on another!
Where to? Lake Waccamaw, a
very scenic spot near Wilming
ton. Nine students and Dr. Hech-
enbleikner spent a busy week-end
hunting fossils, going boatriding,
and taking in the bowling alleys
and night spots of Wilmington.
They left Charlotte Saturday
morning, spent the day and night
at Lake Waccamaw, and left ear
ly Sunday morning for Ft. Fisher
and Kure’s beach. Sunday night
they were back in Charlotte after
a very eventful week-end.
Joe Bookout is a name that
will probably be put in the dic
tionary someday as a synonym
for "brains.” Joe, a Phi Beta Kap
pa member, was very active all
the way through school. In high
school he won the J. C. Ott’s
Award and Scholarship given by
Central High School for outstand
ing leadership and citizenship
and the Lions’ Club Award and
Scholarship for "outstanding
work done in the physical
After finishing high school he
entered N. C. State College to
work toward a B. S. degree in
chemical engineering: however,
the following year he changed
schools and entered Charlotte
College where he stayed for two
terms. Although Joe’s record in
chemistry was above average, he
was dissatisfied and uninterested
in his work. Consequently, he de-
Sigma Pi Alpha
Fraternity Will Initiate
C. C. Students
Eleven language students of
Charlotte College will be initiat
ed into the Sigma Pi Alpha
national honorary fraternity April
15 at Mitchell College in States
ville, North Carolina.
Deane Richardson. Nancy Jo
Elliott, Ray Kisiah, and Wayne
Hooks will go from the Spanish
21 class. Mary Camp, Barbara
Murphy, Doris Faulk, and Lewi.?
Camp will go from the French
21 class. Carole Hinson, Bill Senn
and Gene Henderson will go from
the French 2 class.
Dr. Pierre Macy, Charlotte Col
lege’s French professor, will be
the after dinner speaker at this
cided to drop engineering anH
take up economics. He completed
his work at the university Dec
ember 16, 1949 with, by the way.
a 94.7 average and will receive
his diploma June 5, 1950.
Now that Joe has finished
school he is working for the
Jefferson Standard Life In
surance Company and is plan
ning to be married soon. The
lucky girl is Evelyn Michaels.
Charlotte College is proud to
have Joe Bookout as a member
of her alumni.
A second class in woodworking
is being taught at Charlotte Col
lege this quarter. This non-college
credit course, open to men and
women, began March 21, and the
class meets Tuesday nights from
7 to 10 o’clock. This course will
last for 12 weeks. Enrollment, lim
ited to 20 students, is partially
Claude A. Bell of the industrial
arts department of Central High
school is the instructor for the
course. Mr. Bell received his Bach
elor’s degree from Western Ken
tucky State college and his Mas
ter’s degree from the University
Instruction is given in machine
and hand woodworking. The pow-
! er tools available for the class
are lathes, planers, saws (circu
lar, band, and jig), jointer, drill
press with router bits and mor
tising attachments, and sanding
The course is presented to pro
vide basic hand and machine in
struction for beginning students
and power tools and additional
information for the advanced
The first class in woodworking
offered at Charlotte college was
given during the winter quarter,
w’hich closed on the night of
March 17. It was accompanied by
capacity enrollment of 21 stu-
Another one of the new courses
which are being offered at C. C.
this Spring quarter is business
law. This is one of the courses
in the curriculum designed to
train merchandising students.
Other courses offered in the new
quarter for this group of students
are business mathematics and
William Webb, with an A.B.
degree from Washington and Lee
in 1942, and an LL.B. degree from
Harvard University in 1948, is
the instructor of the class in
business law. Mr. Webb, who has
recently passed the written exam
ination for the North Carolina
bar, is now associated witH gen
eral counsel’s office of Belk De
partment stores. His more than
three years of service during the
war were spent in AAF Board
headquarters. Although a native
j of Cincinnati, Mr. Webb’s mar
riage to a niece of Mrs. Andrew
Blair has brought him to Char
The course in business law in
cludes a survey of the law of con
tractors and the law of sales. Al
so, brief attention is paid to the
legal aspects of various types of
business organizations. It is a
I course which will be of signifi-
I cance to persons whose business
1 activities involve dealing with
, present or future purchases of
i merchandise or services. The pur-
j pose of this course is not to teach
law in the academic sense, but
! to furnish an elementary guide
to the legal aspects of everyday
The class in business law, lim
ited to 35 students, now has less
than a dozen vacancies in it.