Catawba College - Sayakini / Swastika Yearbook (Salisbury, NC)

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CATAWBA LIBRARY INFORMATION 3 4538 00211 5821 I ■L i m.mu::..: -- -, . ' .). ■ ' -I ,- : - ' .■:, : CATAWBA COLLEC LD 801 .C425 A43 1956 c.l -JH| : : JUK«N VV4Mk. BE2! An 6.1 m So Sa.yci.kini Nineteen hundred and titty-six Published by the Junior Class of Catawba College, Salisbury, N. C. Lois Harkins, Editor Edwin Jackson, Business Manager CATAWBA COlLFGt Salisbury, North Foreword Throughout our college days we enter many DOORWAYS. Each has a significance in our lives. The 1956 Sayakini has followed this theme in three areas in which each of us have been partici- pants. These three DOORWAYS are; to Person- alities, to Activities, and to Athletics. It is the hope of the Sayakini Staff that through this book we will become more aware of these DOORWAYS and their value to us. IN MEMORY OF LOTAN ALPHA CORRIHER A great man has been called to his eternal reward. I knowing him intimately are poorer because we have los because of the indelible stamp which his personality ha I.otan A. Corriher was a great Christian gentleman his wisdom. He was generous in his frugality. He was k lalked of but deeply entrenched faith both in men and Next to his family and his business. Catawba Colle for it: he lived for it. He gave unstintingly of his mean academically but spiritually as well. Throughout his thir I rustccs. he gave himself with complete abandon to the by the college founded by his forebears and maintained b To be sure. Catawba ' s physical plant will ever per inconsequential, because the soul of Catawba College will velopment in the years that lie ahead will be only in pr the life and the work of Mr. Lotan A. Corriher. Man n his passing, those of us who have had the privilege of t a true and a great friend. But we arc also far richer s left upon each of us. . He was profound in his simplicity. He was humble in ind in his forthiightness. And he was devout in his little in God- was his primary interest. He worked for it: he prayed s that the youth of our land might not only be educated y-one years is a member of this institution ' s Board of development of Christian higher education as symbolized y his church and by his friends. pctuate his name, but such a memorial is superficial and ever perpetuate bis spirit, and Catawba ' s significant de- oportion to the loyalty and the devotion personified by of God. A. R. KEPPEL President. Catawba College. Dedication To one of Catawba ' s most well-liked professors we dedicate our 1956 Sayakini. In him is personified the traditional friendly Catawba spirit along with the other qualities of a man sincerely dedicating himself to the betterment of our school. His ready wit and constant good humor will long be remembered by those gradu- ating now and in the years to come. It is with high respect and appreciation. Dr. Earl Ruth, that we dedicate this annual to you. CHYME Dr. Earl B. Ruth Athletic Director DOORWAY TO -.■:■ ' r i -..; ' ' ■■ ' .- ' ■ ■SWaLl- ' aKR- H Bb m Administration A. R. Keppel, LL.D. President 9 V Elisabeth R. Scranton, M.A. Dean of Women and Professor of History David J. Sessoms, M.A. Dean of Men and Associate Professor of Political Science ROW 1: Andrews Biggers Colbath Clark Colson Corriher DeLoach Faust ROW 2: Fisher French Gillespie Greene Hartung Henderson Hobgood Holt ROW 3: Holt Hughes Jann Johnson Knox Mears Moorman Newell CATAWBA FACULTY Nita Andrews. Ph.D.. Professor of Romance languages Clyde Biggers. M.A.. Associate Professor of Physical Education for Men and Head Football Coach Arnold Colbath. M.F.A.. Assistant Professor of Drama and Speech Mary Ruth Clark. B.S.S.A.. Instructor of Commerce Lilyan Colson. M.A.. Associate Professor of Speech and English Mrs. Harry Corriher. B.A.. Instructor of Home Economics W. s. DeLoach. Ph.D.. Professor of Chemistry David Earl Faust. Ph.D.. Professor of Bible and History Mary v. Fisher. M.S.L.S., Reference Librarian Katherine French m.A.. Associate Professor of Home Economics Normagene Gillespie. M.A.. Instructor of Physical Education George William Greene. M.A.. Professor of Social Science and Director of World Govern- ment Institute 12 Arthur w. Hartung. Ed.D., Professor of Education M. R. Henderson. M.S.. Associate Professor of Commerce Burnet M. Hobcood. M.F.A. Associate Professor of Drama and Speech EORRESTINE V. HOLT, M.A.. Instructor in Piano Thomas Hoet. M.M., Associate Professor of Music Hansel L. Hughes, M.S., Associate Professor of Chemistrv REID Jann. M.A.. Registrar, Director of Admissions and Associate Professor of English Ralph B. Johnson. M.A.. Assistant Professor of Mathematics Mary Emma Knox. B.S.. Dietitian and Instructor in Home Economics Richard m. Mears. Ph.D.. Associate Professor of English Albert E. Moorman. Ph.D.. Protessor of Biology Edmond Bruce Newell. M.S. Associate Professor of Biology 13 Faculty Thomas G. O ' Neal, M.A.. Associate Professor of Commerce William a. Parker. M.A., Associate Professor of Physics Lula Ruth Reed. Ph.D.. Librarian and Professor of Library Science Marion m. Richards, M.A.. Associate Professor of Physical Education for Men Earl B. Ruth. Ph.D.. Associate Professor of Physical Education for Men and Athletic- Director Margaret E. Walker. M.A., Assistant Professor of Education Robert L. Weaver, M.A.. Assistant Professor of Music Annye Elizabeth Welch, M.A.. Associate Professor of Mathematics Bruce a. Wentz. Ph.D.. Professor of Philosophy and Psy- chology Frances Decker Wentz. B.S.. Assistant Librarian LIONEL A. WHISTON. Th.D.. Associate Professor of Religion MARVIN D. WlGGlNTON. M.A.. Associate Professor of Music MILLARD F. WILSON, M.A.E., Associate Professor of Commerce Elizabeth Anne Woodward. Assistant Professor of Women ' s Physical Education M.A. 14 mm ROW 3: E. Fisher M. Fisher Harrelson Kizziah Shuping Stiff el Swain Tucker Webb Johnny l. Young. M.A.. Assistant Professor of Romance Languages Janie E. ANDERSON. Bursar E. L. Calloway, Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds Peter P. Cooper. M.A., Director of Public Relations and Alumni Affairs Esther L. Fisher, Secretary. Business Office Mary Fisher. Secretary, Publicity Office Louise H. Harrei.son. R.N. Resident Nurse Dorothy Y. Kizziah. Dean of Residence Ruth D. Shuping. Secretary to the President MARGARET Y. STIFFEL. Clerk. Bookstore and Canteen Adele Swain. A.B., Secretary, Business Office Louise Tucker, B.S.. Secretary to the Registrar Carrie E. Webb, Postmistress 15 m$m THE STUDENT GOVERNMENT I Bill Swing President " We the students of Catawba College, desiring individu- ally and collectively to assume our duties and responsibilities in the life and conduct of the College, do constitute ourselves the Student Government Association of Catawba College avowing it to be our purpose: To protect the good name and the liberties of our institution and ourselves: to promote peace and tranquility in our halls: to initiate and supervise student activities: and to strive diligently to promote sound thinking and right acting among all our members. " OFFICERS Bill Swing President Rodney Nantz Vice-President Mary Catherine Miller Secretary Gene Fleming Treasurer SENATE Dick Williams Senator Jesse Williams Senator Mary Frank Brown . . . Women ' s Representative Leslie Swanner Men ' s Representative Dick Garland Day Student Representative David L. Smith . Freshman Representative Miss Annye Welch Faculty Advisor Mr. Clyde Biggers Faculty Advisor Mfxaf o- i DAY STUDENT COUNCIL Sealed: Janet Lemmon. Dick Garland. Standing: E. C. Hewlett. Johnnie Robinson. RESIDENCE COUNCIL Sealed: Claire Pinkerton. Mary Frank Brown, Nancy Haithcock. Standing: Leslie Swanner. Paul Kinkle. ATHLETIC COUNCIL Seated: Dick Snyder, Sally Nantz. Dr. Faust. Jackie Primm. Jack Lyndon. Standing: Coach Ruth, Coach Richards. 17 fcenpEL RESIDENT C H T H IU B H C L L B G 6 SALISBURY, HOITH CAROLINA January 20, 1956 To the 1956 Graduates of Catawba College, Dear Friends: It is always with a sense of regret that I pen my last message to the members of a senior class soon to leave this institution. And yet I am fully aware of the fact that should any of that group remain with us after t he normal time for their graduation, my regret would be far greater. Therefore, not- withstanding your departure, I rejoice with you over your accomplishment. I am grateful to each of you for your part in having made the Catawba College fellowship, during your years here, the vital influence that it has been in the rich and wholesome development of each of us who has been privileged to have been a part of it. And for each of you who will now soon face new experiences and new opportunities and new problems, I can only hope and pray that the life which you have lived here at college will serve as a steadying influence and as " a symbol of (the true) life and right " that our " Alma Mater " comprehends. Please know that as you leave this campus, you are not severing your relationship with this school or with the many friends which you have made here. You are rather expanding your friendships by becoming members of that greater college fellowship known as " The Catawba College Alumni " -- a fellowship that extends not only throughout this nation but that spans the entire globe. And so I say to you now not only " Bon Voyage " but " Welcome " , as well. " Welcome, Alumni! " There is just one further thought that I should like to leave with you, and it is this. On your diploma which represents documentary evidence that you have completed the work incidental to the conferring of a bachelor ' s degree, you will note these words: " Be it known that (name of student) has fulfilled the requirements of this institution with honorable standing in scholarship and character " . There is nothing singular about that certification with the exception of the last two words. And whether you know it or not, these are extraordinary! Not many institutions include " honorable standing in character " as a requirement for graduation, and, likewise, not many certify it on the diplomas which they award. Catawba College, however, has done this for many years because it believes that all knowledge and all learning are futile unless they be accompanied by those qualities of man- hood and of womanhood that reflect sincerity, integrity, service to one ' s fellows, and faith in God. An executive of one of our nation ' s largest industries recently spoke to a college graduating class and had this to say in concluding his address, and I quote it here because it expresses so well my own deepest conviction: " I hope that you will not concentrate exclusively on your hands and your head, important as they are; but rather that you will remember also the supreme dimensions of your soul. You will find that it has inexhaustible resources for noble and exalted living which will deepen and round out this high adventure you are about to undertake. It will lead you to the only real security man has ever found -- spiritual security. It will help you to hold fast to those ideals and principles which go to make up a rich life. You have a long head start toward a life of service and accomplishment. Live it well ! " Most sincerely, CLASS OF 1956 Sealed: Sherrill, Duncan. Standing: Holbrook. Washam. CLASS OFFICERS President Haskell Duncan Vice-President Hal Washam Secretary Billie Sherrill Treasurer George Holbrook 19 Class Harold Maurice Allen, Jr. " Music and the human soul alone are eternal. " A.B., Music Concord Band 1, 2, 3, 4, Vice-President 4 ; Choir 1, 2, 3, 4, Treasurer 3 ; Clef Club 4 ; Ars dc Mus ica, President 4. Walter Erskine Bankhead " Beneath a calm exterior lies a deal of deviltry. " A.B., Accounting: Hamlet Baseball 1, 2; Band 1, 2, 3; Account- ing Club 4 ; Advertising: Club 4. Walter Eugene Atherton " Melody is the absolute language in which the musician speaks to every heart. " A.B.. Music Education Mercersburg, Pa. Blue Masque 1, 2; Band 1, 2, 3, 4, President 4; Choir 1. 2, 3. 4; Clef Club 3, 4, President 4; Y.M.C.A. 2, 3; Music Club 4. Wayne C. Beaver good disposition is " The crown of humility. " A.B., Chemistry Seymour Scientific Club Basketball 2. Roy Bailey " His quietness does not make him less important. " A.B., History, Religion and Philosophy Salisbury Venus Joy Beck " The keynote of life ' s harmony is cheerfulness. " A.B., Religion and Philosophy, English Lexington Adelphians 4 ; Pioneer 4. Landis 3, 4; 20 of 1956 Peggy Ann Bernhardt " Frank, friendly, fired with determi- nation. " A.E.. Physical Education China Grove Major Club 1. 2, 3. 4; W.A.A. 1. 2, 3, 4, Vice-President 3, Winter Manager -1 ; Kappa Tau Kappa 2. 3, 4 ; Y.W.C.A. 1. 2; Blue Masque 2. 3, Social Chair- man :{ ; Junior Marshal 3 ; Cheerleader 2, 3, 4. co-chief 3, 4. Billy M. Brady " The reward of a thing well done is to have done it. " A.B., Accounting Mitchell College 1, 3, 4. Stateaville Accounting Club Robert J. Bowen, Jr. " Man is the maker of his own hap- piness. " A. B., History Hand 2, 3. Winston-Salem SANDRA BRIGHAM " Charm strikes the sight and merit wins the soul. " A.B., English Pittsburgh, Pa. W.A.A. 1, 2, 3; Y.W.C.A. 1, 2. 3. 4; Kappa Tau Kappa 3, 4 ; Choir 2 ; Majorette ], 2. 3. 4; May Court At- tendant 4. Mary Sue Bradley " She moves a goddess and she looks a queen. " A.B., English, and Commercial Education Buriingtor Class Secretary 1 ; Class Treasurer 2 ; Cheerleader 1, 2; May Court Attendant 1. 2. Maid of Honor 4; Y.W.C.A. 1, 2, 3; Blue Masque 1, 2, 3. 4, Secretary 2. Executive Board 1, 2, 4; Phi Epsi- lon 4 ; Senior Class Favorite ; Fine Film Club 1, 2. 3. 4 ; Advertising Club 3. Secretary 4. Mary Frank Brown " Hei ' air, her manner, all who saw admired. " A.B.. English Troutman Erskine College 1 ; Y.W.C.A. 2, 3 . Sigma Pi Alpha 2. 3, 4 ; Kappa Tau Kappa 3, 4, Treasurer 4 ; Homecoming Queen 2, Homecoming Attendant 3 ; May Court 3 ; Miss Catawba 4 ; Phi Epsilon 4 ; Senate 4, President Women ' s Residence Council. 21 Class Paul Richard Brown " A willing heart, a helping hand, always ready on command. " A.B. Biology and Chemistry Concord Y.M.C.A. 1, 2, 3, 4, Cabinet 3 ; Senate 3; Seymour Scientific Club, 1, 2, 3, 4, Vice-President 3 : Who ' s Who in American Colleges and Universities, 4. THOMAS L. CHR1STENBURY " Of plain sound sense, life ' s current coin is made. " A.B., Biology Mount Mourne Seymour Scientific Club 3, 4. William r. Christenbury " Self-trust is the first secret of suc- cess. " A.B., Biology Mount Mourne Seymour Scientific Club 3, 4. Nelda Marie chunk " Soft is the music that would charm forever. " A.B., Music Education Salisbury Choir 1: Band 1, 2, 3, 4: Clef Club 2, 3, 4, Secretary 3 ; Baptist Student Union 1 ; Kappa Tau Kappa 3, 4 ; .4rs de Musica 4. a-e? Sue Stiles Coble " Good humor is goodness and wisdom combined. " A.B., English Kappa Tan Kappa 4. Mt. Ulla PHARES LOCHIEL COLEMAN " We are not put into the world to sit still and know ; we are in it to act. " A.B., Biology Huntersville W.C.U.N.C. 1 ; Seymour Scientific Club 2; Y.W.C.A. 2. 3. 4. Cabinet 3; Fine Film Club 2, 3, 4 ; Blue Masque 3 ; W.A.A. 2, 3, 4 ; Canterbury Club 3, 4, Secretary-Treasurer 3 ; Catawba Choir 4 ; Kappa Tau Kappa 4 ; Phi Epsilon 4. 22 of 1956 Eva Correll " Victory belongs to the most per- severing. " A.B.. English Landis Appalachian State Teachers College 1, 2, 3. Detalma Dwight Crater " Man is the merriest of all species. " A.B.. Accounting Winston-Salem Accounting Club 2, 3, 4; Basketball 1, 3; Football 1, 2, 3 : Intramural Man- ager 1, 2, 3. William Eugene Crosswhite " Determination is the master key to success. " A.B.. Economics Statesville Canterbury Club 3. 4 : Advertising Club 4, Mitchell College 1. 2. Jane Crotts best A.B., Commercial Education Mocksville " Manner, not gold, is woman ' : adornment. " Fred Duncan " A light heart lives long. " A.B., Music Education Salisbury Choir 1. 2. 3. 4; Band 2, 4: Intra- murals 1, 2, 3, 4; Baseball 1. 2. 3. 4. Co-captain 4 ; Music Club 4 ; " C " Club 4. Haskell Duncan " The highest of distinction is service to others. " A.R.. Music Laurinburg Blue Masque 2, 3; Choir 1. 2. 3, I. Treasurer 2, Vice-President 3. Presi- dent I ; Y.M.C.A. 3, 4, Cabinet 4 ; Class Vice-President 3. Class President 1 ; Who ' s Who in American Colleges and Universities 4 ; Baptist Student Union 2, 3. Class David K. Dunn " Here is a true and industrious friend. " A.B., Psychology Charlotte Blue Masque 1, 2, 3. 4: Choir 4; Adel- phians 4 ; Pioneer 2, 3, 4 ; Circulation . Pioneer 2, t Manager 4; Y.M.C.A. President 4. Vice- Gene Eddleman a spirit that impel " A motion and friendliness. " A.B.. Physics Kannapolis Seymour Scientific Club 1, 2, 3, 4. James L Edge. Ill and have no re- " I take life easil grets. " A.B., Business Administration Raeford Wingate Jr. College 1. 2: Advertising- Club 3. 4 : Accounting Club 3, 4 ; In- tramurals 3. 4 : Y.M.C.A. 3. Mary Lou Eshleman " Almost to everything she could turn her hands. " A.B., Drama, English Greeneastle. Pa. Blue Masque 1. 2. 3. 4, Secretarv 4 : Phi Epsilon 3. 4, President 4 ; Who ' s Who in American Colleges and Uni- versities 4; Sigma Pi Alpha 1, 2; Writer ' s Club 1, 2, 3. 4: Y.W.C.A. 1. 2, 3 ; Plexico Journalism Award 3 ; Film Club 2, 3. 4 ; Class Vice Presi- dent 2. Ann Marie Fletcher " Charm of calm good sense. " A.B., Secretarial Science Charlotte W.A.A. 1. 2. 3. 4; Y.W.C.A. 1, 2. 3, 4: Baptis t Student Union 1. 2; Pep Club 1 : Advertising Club 4 : Claremont House Council 3. Secretary 3. Frances Foster " Thy fame lies in thy disposition. " A.B.. English Salisbury Paptist Student Union 1. 2. 4; Y.W. C.A. 2 : Fine Film Club 1, 2. 4 : Kappa Tau Kappa 4. 24 W ' of 1956 Robert Franklin Freeman. Jr. " No storm ever ruffled his thoughts. " A.B., Accounting Charlotte Advertising Club 2, 3, 4 ; Accounting Club 2, 3, 4. Program Director 4. Frederick r. Fuller " The world belongs to the energetic. " A.B.. History Berwick, Pa. Band 1, 2 : Intramurals 1, 2, 3, 4. Richard Garland " To play the game for all that ' s in it. To plav the game and play to win it. " A.B.. Physical Education Utica, N. Y. Football 2, 3, 4 : Pep Club 2 ; Major Club 2, 3, 4. President 3 : Senate 4, Day Student Representative ; Class Favorite 3, 4 ; Intramurals 1 ; Men ' s Athletic Representative 3 : Day Stu- dent Council President 4. David W. Grii fin " The only wav to have a friend is to be one. " A.M., Political Science Mooresville Norfolk Division of William and Mary 1 ; Fin Film Club " . ; International Re- lations Club 4. JAMES W. GRIFFIN " Each man is the molder of his own fortune. " A.B., Business Administration Advertising Club Club 3, 4. Kannapolis 4 : Accounting Harry A. Griggs. Jr. " A merry heart goes all the way. " A.B., Business Administration Salisbury Accounting Club 4 : Baseball 1 ; Intra- murals 1, 2, 3, 4. 25 Class Richard Gunter " There is no friend like industry ; Cul- tivate it and you will never fail. " A.B., Biology- Salisbury Seymour Scientific Club 1, 2, 3, 4. STRATIS Hadjiyiannakis " He can who thinks he can. " A.B., Economics, Political Science Skopelos, Greece Advertising: Club 1, 4 ; Internationa] Relations Club 1, 2, 3. 4; Sigma Pi Alpha 1. 2. 3, 4 ; Blue Masque 1 ; Y.M.C.A. 1, 2. 4: Film Club 1. Nancy Delores Haithcock " Wisdom is better than riches and loving kindness, than silver and gold. " A.B.. Social Studies Greensboro Senate 2 ; Zartman House Council 2, President 4 ; Y.W.C.A. 1, 2. 3, Cabinet 2 ; Kappa Tau Kappa 4 ; Phi Epsilon 3, 4 : Cheerleader 2. 3. 4, Co-chief 3, 4; W.A.A. 1, 2, 3. 4: Film Club Steer- ing Committee 2, 3, 4 ; Adelphians 1 ; Major Club 1. 2, 3 ; Sayakini Staff 3. 4. Associate Editor 3; Pep Club 1. 2: Women ' s Residence Council 4 : Judicial Board 2. Carol R. Hanes " The greatest thing in the world is joy. " A.B.. English Linwood Mars Hill College 1, 2 : Kappa Tau Kappa 3. 4; Y.W.C.A. 3, 4; Sayakini Staff 3. 4; W.A.A. 3, 4; May Court Attendant 4. Patricia Hayes " Good humor is goodness and wisdom combined. " A.B.. History Charleston, S. C. Y.W.C.A. 1 ; I.R.C. 2. 3, 4, Publicity Manager 3, President 4 ; W.A.A. 2, 3, 4, Publicity Manager 3, President 4 ; May Day Co-chairman 3 : Cheerleader 3, 4 ; Kappa Tau Kappa 3, 4. Elmer Chester Hewlett. Ill " Get your happiness out of your work or you will never know what happi- A.B.. Biology Pep Club 1, Orange Park, Fla. Day Student Repre- sentative 4 : IntramuraJs 1, 2, 3. 4 ; Sevmour Scientific Club 1. 2, 4 ; Y r .M. C.A. 1. 26 of 1956 Treva Lou Hewlett " Friendship is the highest degree of perfection in society. " A.B., Sociology Orange Park, Fla. Y.W.C.A. 2, 3: Junior Class Favorite 3; Blue Masque 2, 3. 4. James N. Hinson " Few things are impossible to dili- gence and skill. " A.B., Chemistry, Biology Richfield Mars Hill College 1 ; Intramurals 2, 3 ; Y.M.C.A. 3, 4 ; Sevmour Scientific Club 4. Lewis R. Hinson " Ability is a person ' s wealth. " A.B., Accounting Concord PfeifTer Jr. College 1 ; Accounting Club 3. 4. George M. Holbrook " Pleasantness and dependability are qualities well-mixed. " A.B., Business Administration Salisbury Day Student Representative 3 ; Bap- tist Student Union 2, 3. 4 ; Class Treasurer 4 ; Advertising Club 3, 4 ; Intramurals 2 ; Junior Marshal 3. A.B.. Soc iology y.w.c • ' !. 4. .A. 2. 3, Mary Osborne Holmes " One thing better than success is to be worthy of success. " Cleveland 4 ; Kappa Tau Kappa Floyd Odhll Holt " Silence is more eloquent than words. " A.B., Sociology Salisbury Kappa Tau Kappa 4 ; International Relations Club 4 ; Baptist Student Union 2, 3, 4. 27 Class Robert Howard Honeycutt " Thought is the labor of the intellect, reverie is its pleasure. " A.B., History Kannapolis Gayzell Marie Hopkins " Be merry if you are wise. " A.B., Sociology, Religion and Philosophy Adelphians 4. Lexington George W. J. Horton " He was made up of happy thoughts and full of wit and laughter. " A.B., History Concord Harold Joe Huey " The unspoken word never does harm. " A.B., Accounting Lancaster, S. C. Accounting Club 3, 4. Bettye Huffman " Speech is silver, silence is golden. " A.B., English Landis Lee College 1, 2; Kappa Tau Kappa 4 ; W.A.A. 4. Johnny E. Hughes " A light heart lives long. " A.B., Business Administration China Grove Accounting Club 1 ; Y.M.C.A. 4. 28 of 1956 Charles R. Isenhour " Each man is the molder of his own fortune. " A.B., Business Administration Salisbury Advertising Club I ; Band 1 ; Seymour Scientific Club I. 2. Edwin H. Jackson " Here is a Guy you ought to meet. " A.B.. Business Administration Gaston ia Intramurals 1, 2 ; Advertising Club 3, 4, President 4 ; Class Favorite 1 ; Film Club 3 ; Sayakini Business Manager 4. William Joyce " Everything is as you take it. ' A.B., Chemistry, Biology Kannapolis Choir 2 : Seymour Scientific Club 2, 3, 4, President 4 ; Chemistrv Scholarship Prize 3. !oi f ; . KlLLIAN " The rule of my life is to make busi- ness a pleasure and pleasure my busi- ness. " A.B., History, Political Science Newton Pioneer 2, ' ' ; Intramurals 1. 2. ' ■ ' ,, 4 ; I.K.C. 4 ; Kappa Tau Kappa 3, 4 ; Y .M.C.A. 2 ; Thomas M. Warlirk Scholarship 2. Paul Elton Kinkle " Enthusiasm is the great hill climber. " A.B., Sociology, Political Science Bridgetnn, N. J. Class Vice-President 1 ; Band 1, 2, 3. 4 : Intramural Manager 3, 4 ; Y.M.C.A. I, 2, 3, 4; House Council President 4; I.R.C. I ; Intramurals 1, 2, 3, 4. Leonard K. Kruea " So well he plays every part. " A.B.. Drama Salisbury Blue Masque 1, 2, 3, 4 ; Y.M.C.A. 2, 3. 29 Class Jack D. Lyndon " He has achieved success who has lived well, laughed often and loved much. " A.B., Business Administration Thomasville Advertising Club 2. 3, 4 ; Athletic Council 4 ; Student Government 4 ; Basketball 1, 2, 3. 4. Captain 4; Golf Team 4 ; Tennis Team 1, 2. Tom McHugh " Every man is a volume if you know how to read him. " A.B., Business Administration Lansdowne, Pa. Intramurals 1, 2, 3, 4 : Pioneer Staff 1, 2, 3, 4, Sports Editor 3. Sports Publicity Director 4 ; Varsity Golf 3, 4; Advertising Club 1. 2. 3, 4: " C " Club 4; Fine Film Club 1. 2, 3 4 Committee 4; Y.M.C.A. 1. Bob McKenzie " Humor is the oil of life. " A.B., Accounting Winston-Salem Accounting Club 1, 2. 3, 4, Vice-Presi- dent 4 ; Advertising Club 1. 2. 3, 4, Treasurer 4. BARBARA DALE Mcpherson " Neatly dressed and full of fun, gay and well-liked by everyone. " A.B.. Secretarial Science. Commercial Education Burlington Zartman Hall House Council 4 ; Y.W. C.A. 1. 2, 3; Phi Epsilon 4: Kappa Tau Kappa 4 ; W.A.A. 2 : Sayakin! Staff 3; Pep Club 1, 2. J. C. Minish. Jr. " Man is the maker of his own hap- piness. " A.B., Business Administration Jonesville Intramurals 1. 2, 3, 4. Charles W. Morton " Silence is a true friend who never betrays. " A.B.. Physical Education Huntersville Major Club 3. 4. 30 VnraK of 1956 Pansy Lee " I take life easily and have no re- grets. " A.B., History Norwood Meredith College 1, 2; W.A.A. 3, 4; Y.W.C.A. 3, 4 ; Kappa Tau Kappa 4 ; May Court Maid of Honor 4. Betty Helms Lentz " Gentle in manner, firm in reality. " A.B., Commercial Education Kannapolis High Point College 1. Earl Lentz " The unspoken word never does harm. " A.B., Physical Education Kannapolis Major Club 2, 3. 4; Baseball 2. 3, 4; Basketball 1, 2. 3, Jayvee Coach 4. Claude A. Lieurance " A wise and an understanding heart, " A.B., Accounting Liberty Center. Ind. Bobby A. Lomax " Few things are impossible to dili- gence and skill. " A.B., Chemistry, Biology Church land Seymour Scientific Club 2, 3, 4, Treas- urer 4 ; Intramurals 3, 4 ; Baptist Student Union 3. John Harleigh Long " A little nonsense now and then is relished by the best of men. " A.B., Business Administration Charlotte Charlotte College 1. 2 ; Advertising Club 3, 4 ; Accounting Club 3 ; Intra- murals 3, 4. Class Johnny Moser " Man is the maker of his own happi- ness. " Ralph L. Musgrave " Fortitude is the guard and support cf the other virtues. " A.B., Accounting Charlotte A.B., Accounting Lexington Pfeiffer Jr. College 1, 2 ; Advertising Cluh 3, 4 ; Accounting Club 3. 4. William Fisher Palmer " The truly educated man is the useful man. " A.B., Mathemati Thomasville Adelphians 1, 2, 3; Band 1, 2, 3, 4: Blue Masque 3; Choir 1, 2, 3. 4; Clef Club 3, 4 ; Fine Film Club 3 ; Pioneer 2, 3, 4, Associate News Editor 3. Editor-in-Chief 4 : Sevmour Scientific- Club 1, 2, 3; Sigma Pi Alpha 1. 2, 3, 4, Vice-President 2. President 4 ; United Student Fellowship 1, 2, 3 ; Y.M.C.A. 2, 3. 4 ; Who ' s Who in Amer- ican Colleges and LTniversities 4. Golf 3; Accounting Club 3, 4; Mitchell College 1, 2. Claude Elliott Parker " I come that I might get knowledge. " A.B., History Spencer I.R.C. 1, 2, 3, 4, President 3. Publicity Chairman 4 ; Writers ' Club 3, 4, Presi- dent 4 ; Kappa Tau Kappa 2, 3, 4 : Judicial Board 4 ; Pioneer 4 ; Y.M.C.A. 3. SALLY MCARTHUR NANTZ " Nothing was ever achieved without enthusiasm. " A.B.. Physical Education Wakulla W.A.A. 1, 2, 3, 4, Winter Manager 2. Secretary-Treasurer 3, Fall Manager 4 ; Blue Masque 1, 2. Social Chairman 2: May Court 1, 2. 3; Homecoming Attendant 4 ; " Miss Catawba " 2 ; Zart- man House Council 2 ; Women ' s Ath- letic Representative 2, 4; Class Treas- urer 1 ; Class Secretary 2 ; Class Fa- vorite 2 ; Who ' s Who in American Colleges and Universities 4 ; Pep Club 1. 2; Y.W.C.A. 1, 2, 3; Major Club 1. 2. 3. 4, Secretary 2, 3. BETTYJEAN PARKS PELECH " Youth calls for pleasure, pleasure calls for love. " A.B., Physical Education Thurmond W.A.A. 2, 3. 4; Major Club 2, 3, 4. Secretary 4; Y.W.C.A. 2; Fine Film Club 2, 3. 32 of 1956 Dorothy J. Parks " Life has no pleasure nobler than that of friendship. " A.B., English Union Grove V.W.C.A. 1, 2. 3. 4; Kappa Tau Kappa 3, 4 ; Fine Film Club 3; W.A.A. 1. 2, 3. 4 ; Claremont House Council 4 ; Bap- tist Student Union 1, 2, 3, 4. Millicent A. Parsons " Success is never final, failure never fatal, it ' s courage that counts. " A.B., History Charleston, S. C. Y.W.C.A. 1; I.R.C. 2, 3, 4, Secretary and Treasurer 4 ; W.A.A. 2. 3. 4 ; Kappa Tau Kappa 3, 4, Vice-President 4 ; May Day Co-Chairman 3. Larry Brevard Peck " Blessed is the man who has found his work. " A.B., Accounting Yonkers, N. Y. Accounting Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Treasurer 2, 3 ; Pioneer 2, 3, Business Manager 2, Associate Business Manager 3 ; Choir 1, 2; Sigma Pi Alpha 1; United Stu- dent Fellowship 1, 2; Y.M.C.A. 1, 2. 3. 4 ; Who ' s Who in American Col- leges and Universities 4. Paul Larry Peninger " Why should life be all laboi one could also play. " when A.B., Business Administration Salisbury Intramurals 1, 2, 3, 4 : Advertising Club 4; Accounting Club 4; Pep Club I, 2. William L. Perkins, Jr. " Original wit and heart of gold. " A.B., Drama Salisbury Blue Masque 1, 2, 3, 4, President 4; Choir 2, 3 ; Baptist Student Union 1, 2. 3: Y.M.C.A. 3. James S. Phillips " Self trust is the secret of success. " A.B., Business Administration Mount Gilead Advertising Club 4; Y.M.C.A. 3, 4: Football 1 ; Film Club 3. 33 Class Claire R. Pinkerton " Her air, her smiles, her notions tell of womanly completeness. " A.B., Home Economies Raleigh Cottey College 1 ; Home Economics Club 2, 3. 4, President 3 ; Choir 2, 3 4 ; Secretary 3 ; Y.W.C.A. 2, 3, 4 Methodist Student Movement 2, 3, 4 Writers ' Club 2 ; Phi Epsilon 3, 4 Vice-President 4; Blue Masque 2, 3, 4 House President-Claremont 4 ; W.A.A 2; Film Club 2, 3. 4 ; Music Club 4. Wayne Polyak " Friendship improves happiness. " A.B., Physical Education Salisbury Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Baseball 1; Major Club 1, 2, 3, 4: " C " Club 2, 3, 4. Elmer L. Poole " They are never alone who are accom- panied by noble thoughts. " A.B., Physical Education Kannapolis Appalachian 1, 2, 3; Major Club 3, 4 ; Kappa Tau Kappa 4 ; Baseball 4. Connie Ratledge " Charm of calm good sense. " A.B., English Woodleaf Choir 2, 3 ; Kappa Tau Kappa. Betty Sue Rhye " Faithfulness and highest things. " A.B., English Kappa Tau Kappa 3, 4 ; Methodist Stu- ment Movement 1, 2, 3, 4 ; House Council-Claremont 2: Y.W.C.A. 1, 2; Pioneer Staff 1; W.A.A. 1. 2. sincerity are the Albemarle Larry Rhye " A good heart is better than heads in the world. " ill the A.B., Political Science Mooresville Kappa Tau Kappa 4 : Major Club 1, 2 ; I.R.C. 4. 34 of 1956 Joe Lee Rink " Of plain sound sense, life ' s current coin is made. " A.B., Accounting Salisbury Band 1. 2. 3; Methodist Student Move- ment 1, 2; Accounting Club 3, 4; President 4. Mary Hege Rink " Sincere and kind, she remains true. " A.B.. English Salisbury Kappa Tau Kappa 3. 4. Charles Ritchie " Thy fame lies in thy disposition. " A.B.. English. History Concord I.R.C. 1, 2, 3, 4; Secretary-Treasurer, I.R.C. 3 ; Methodist Student Movement 1, 2. 3, 4; Fischbach Award 3; Re- becca H. Frantz Essay Prize 3. Alfred Boyd Rogers " His aim is never to offend, and every person is his friend. " A.B., Business Administration Albemarle Advertising Club 3, 4. MlTZI SANDERS " Friendship is love with understand- ing. " A.B.. English Burlington Sayak ' ni Staff 3, 4; Editor 3; Assist- ant Editor 4 : Pioneer 4 : Phi Epsilon 3, 4 ; Secretary-Treasurer 4 : Kappa Tau Kappa 2, 3, 4 ; Secretary 3 ; Presi- dent 4; Zartman House Council 1. 3, 4 ; Y.W.C.A. 1, 2, 3 : Fine Film Club 3, 4 ; Who ' s Who 4 ; Baptist Student I ' nion 2. Naomi Bertha Scruggs " A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance. " A.U.. EnKlish Salisbur Y.W.C.A. 1. 2, :!, 4 ; W.A.A. 1, 4: W.A.A. Cabinet 4. 35 Class Bill Sheeks " No storm ever ruffled his thoughts. " Kannapolis A.B., Religion and Philosophy, English Lee College 1, Vernon Sigmon " Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves. " A.B., Physical Education ; Social Studies Claremont Basketball 1, 2. 3; Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4 ; Intramural Manager 3, 4 ; Major 3, 4; Y.M.C.A. 1. 2. BlLLIE CRESS SHERRILL " In youth and beauty, wisdom is but rare. " A.B., Music Educatio n Troutman Kappa Tan Kappa 3, 4, Social Chair- man 4 ; Methodist Student Movement 3 ; Adelphians 3, 4, President 4 ; Choir 3, 4; Y.W.C.A. 3, 4; Sigma Pi Alpha 3 ; CREW Co-Chairman 3 ; Junior Marshal 3 ; Homecoming Attendant 4 ; Zartman House Council Vice-President 4 ; May Court Attendant 3, Queen 4 ; Ars Nova de Musica 4 ; Class Secre- tary 4 ; Mitchell College 1, 2. Charles Richard Smith " Wise to resolve and patient to per- form. " A.B., Physics Landis Seymour Scientific Club 2, 3, 4, Vice- President 4 : Jack Kelly Memorial Scholarship 3. Robert E. Sides " A very gentle heart and with a good conscience. " A.B., History I.R.C. 3, 4, Vice-President 4 Tau Kappa 4. Landis Kappa Richard Smith " The less people speak of their great- ness, the more we think of it. " A.B., Business Administration Salisbury Football 1, 2, 3, 4. Captain 4 ; All- Conference 2, Honorable Mention 3, 4 ; Intramurals 1, 2, 3, 4 ; Advertising Club 3. 4; " C " Club 1. 2, 3. 4. 36 of 1956 Lottie Snider impossible to " NothinK heart. " A.B., Home Economics Winston -Salem Horn e Econom ics Club 1 . 2 , 3, 4 . Sec- retary 2, Treasurer 3 ; y.W.C.A. 1 ; Kappa Tau Kappa 3, 4 : May Court Attendant 4. Bob Sowfrs they conquer who believe they " For can. " A.B.. Business Administration Baseball 1, 2, ::. 1 Varsity Club 1, 2, President 4 ; Y.M.C.A murals 1 , 2, 3, 1. Winston-Salem Co-Captain 4 ; : " C " Club 4, 1. 2, 3 ; Intra- Richard Clifford Snyder " Some are born great, but of more value are those who achieve great- ness. " A.B., Business Administration Burlington Football 1, 2, 3, 4, All-Conference 4, All-State 4, Honorable Mention Mid All American 4 : Varsity Club 1, 2. 3 ; " C " Club 4 ; Advertising Club 3, 4 ; Men ' s Athletic Representative 4 ; In- tramurals 1. 2, 3, 4. Norma Jean Stafford " Gentle in manner, firm in A.H.. English ; Social Studies Lexinpton Y.W.C.A. 1 ; Blue Masque 1 ; Kappa Tau Kappa 2, 3. 4 ; Sayalcini Staff 3. R. Rodger Snyder " A mind at peace with all. " A.B.. Political Science Blue Masque 1 ; Cheerleader 1, Frank D. Stenko " The victory of success is half won when one gains the habit of work. " A.B., Biology Berwick, Pa. Sevmour Scientific Club 1. 2, 3, 4, President 3; Senate 3, 4; Y.M.C.A. 2, 3, 4; Intramurals 1, 2, 3, 4; Intra- mural Manager 3 ; Chairman of Stu- dent Campaign Capital Development Fund 4. 37 Class Leslie F. Swanner " Responsibilities gravitate to the per- son who can shoulder them. " A.B., Physical Education Albemarle Football 1, 2, 3, 4 ; Co-Captain 4 Senate 3, 4; Major Club 1, 2, 3, 4 Intramurals 1, 2, 3, 4 ; Golf 3, 4 Tennis 2; Who ' s Who 4; Men ' s Ath. letic Representative 3 ; Marshal 3. Bill Swing " When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece. " A.B., Religion and Philosophy; History Lexington Student Government Association ; Men ' s Representative 2 ; Vice-President 3 ; President 4; Editor CATAWBA SAYS HEY -TOM-TOM ; Class President 1, 2. 3 ; Pioneer Staff 2, 3, 4 ; Adver- tising Manager 2 ; Choir 1, 2, 3 ; In- tramurals 1, 3, 4; Blue Masque 1, 2, 3, 4 ; Executive Board ; Treasurer 2 ; Women ' s Guild Scholarship 2, 3 ; Y.M. C.A. 1, 2, 3, 4 ; Secretary 2 ; President 3; Adelphians 1, 2, 3, 4; Secretary- Treasurer 2 ; Cabinet 3. 4 ; Who ' s Who 3, 4 ; Chief Commencement Marshal 3 ; United Student Fellowship 2 ; Film Club 1. 2. Louis Thomason " Frank, friendly, fired with determi- nation. " A.B., Business Administration Concord Football 1 ; Intramurals 1, 2, 3, 4 ; Blue Masque 1. Ruth Joan Trexler " Determination is the master key to success. " A.B., English Salisbury Majorette 3, 4 ; Blue Masque 1, 2 ; Kappa Tau Kappa 3, 4 ; Writers ' Club 4; Vice-President 4; Y.W.C.A. 1, 2, 3, 4; W.A.A. 1. 2, 3, 4. GARY VERELL " A good character is long to be re- membered. " A.B., Economics Salisbury Blue Masque 1, 2 ; Blue Masque Off- stage Award 3 ; Fine Film Club 1, 2, 3 ; President 3 ; Methodist Student Movement 1, 2, 3; Canterbury Club 4 ; Treasurer 4. Edward Myron Wallace. Jr. " One thing better than success is to be worthy of success. " A.B.. History ; English Ocean Grove, N. J. Pioneer 1, 2, 3, 4; Y.W.C.A. 1, 2, 3, 4; Canterbury Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Presi- dent 3, 4 ; Board of Review 3 ; Sayafcini Staff 2; Intramurals 1, 2, 3, 4. 38 of 1956 John walser " There is no friend like industry ; cultivate it and you will never fail. " A.B.. English Salisbury Basketball 1 ; Kappa Tau Kappa 3, 4. HAL J. WASHAM " Pleasantness and dependability are qualities well mixed. " A.B.. Business Administration Huntersville Class Treasurer 3 ; Class Vice-Presi- dent 4; Senate 2; Baseball 1. 2, 3, 4; Varsity Club 2. 3 ; " C " Club 4 ; In- tramurals 1, 2, 3, 4 ; Presbyterian Club 1. 2. 3. 4; Y.M.C.A. 1, 2, 3, 4, Cabinet 3 ; Advertising Club 3, 4. William Francis Weant " Victory belongs to the most per- severing. " A.B., English Salisbury Blue Masque 1, 2, 3 ; Sigma Pi Alpha 1, 2, 3; Y.M.C.A. 3; Fine Film Club 1. 2. 3. James Dermot Weaver " A merry heart goes all the way. " A.B.. Business Administration Salisbury Band 1. 2, 3, 4 ; Pioticcr — Advertising Manager 3 ; Clef Club 3. 4, Vice- F resident 3. Treasurer 4 ; Y.M.C.A. 2, 3; Fine Film Club 2. Billy Wilhelm impossible to a willing " Nothing heart. " A.B., Physical Education Landis Major Club 3, 4. John A. Yancey, Jr. " A true gentleman : one who respects those who can be of no service to him. " A.B.. Physical Education South Boston. Va. Pasketball 3, 4: Major Club 3, 4; [ntramurals 3, 4. 39 Class of 1956 H. Glenn Yarborough " A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance. " A.B., Accounting Advertising- Club 3. Club 3. 4. Kannapolis Accounting Ralph Yarborough " The crown of a good disposition is humility. " A.B., Physical Education Kannapolis Football 1, 2, 3, 4: Varsitv Club 1. 2, 3; " C " Club 4; Major Club 1. 2. 3. 4: Most Valuable Football Player 4 ; Alternate Captain 4. Harry G. Young. Jr. " Faithfulness and sincerity are the highest things. " A.B., Business Administration Salisbury Football 1, 2, 3. 4 ; Varsitv Club 1, 2, 3 ; " C " Club 4 ; Advertising Club 3, 4 ; Intramurals 1, 2, 3, 4. Robert E. Youngblood " Speech is silver ; silence is golden. " A.B., Physical Education Salisbury Varsity Football 1 ; Major Club 3, 4, Treasurer 4. 40 - Seated: Sanders. Eshelman, Nantz. Standing: Brown. Williams. Duncan. Nantz. Swing. Swanner. Palmer. Peck. Who ' s Who At Catawba Paul Brown. Concord. North Carolina: Haskell Duncan. Laurinburg, North Carolina: Mary Lou Eshelman. Greencastle. Pennsylvania: Rodney Nantz. Salisbury. North Carolina; Sally Nantz. Salisbury, North Carolina: William Palmer. Tbomasville. North Carolina: Larry Peck. Yonkers. New York: Mitzi Sanders. Burlington. North Carolina ' Leslie Swanner, Salisbury. North Carolina: Bill Swing. Lexington. North Carolina: Jesse Williams. Lexington. North Carolina. These ten leading Junior and Senior students at Catawba College were selected by a special committee of students and faculty to receive the special honor of membership in Who ' s Who in American L ' niversities and Colleges. 1 hey were chosen on the basis of scholarship, leadership, and potentialities. 41 UHiJIJU BH X k CLASS OF 1957 Sisley. Williams, Kennedy. Weaver CLASS OFFICERS President Jesse Williams Vice-President Fred Sisley Secretary . . . . Maxine Weaver Treasurer Gypsy Kennedy 43 Class ROW 1: William Aaron Salisbury Camilla Abernatby Newton Adlie Alexander Lexington John Alexander Winston -Salem ROW 2: James Anderson Mocksville Mary Ann Artz Salisbury Carol Baker Salisbury Sanford Baker New London ROW 3: Selma Baker New London William Beach Cherryville John Beal Lincolnton Dons Benson China Grove ROW 4: Harold Blackwelder Charlotte Max Bost Salisbury Jane Bradshaw Salisbury John Braswell Salisbury ROW 5: Horace Broome Charlotte Albert Brown Kannapolis Robert Bruce Salisbury Barbara Burns Salisbury ROW 6: Bobby Franklin E. Butts China Grove Hugh Caglc Hamlet Julian Carpenter Salisbury Joanne Carter Charlotte 44 of 1957 ROW 1 : William Carter Salisbury Richard Cassels Clifton. New Jersey Glenn Cates Salisbury Tim Stevens Clark Oakboro ROW 2: Ingle Cook Kannapolis Robert Cooper Salisbury Sam Cope Mocksville Jan Coppley Spencer ROW 3: William Cummings Anderson. South Carolina Fred Danner Salisbury James Davis China Grove Fred Dobey Salisbury ROW 4: Eula Scott Dyer Salisbury Grover Edmiston Kannapolis John Ervin Salisbury Charles Fleming Salisbury ROW 5 : Maurice Foltz Leaksville Joseph Foster Salisbury John Fromm Wausau. Wisconsin Leslie Frye Clemmons ROW 6: Stacy Gibson Salisbury I homas Graham Salisbury Judy Hamm Hanover. Pennsylvania B.ll Hansil Concord 45 Class ROW 1 : Jack Harkey Charlotte Lois Harkins Tiffin, Ohio Henry Harper Charlotte William Harrell Kannapolis ROW 2: Robert Wayne Harrelson Salisbury Mary Lou Harrington Salisbury Joe Harris New London Martha Hartley Salisbury ROW 3: Ronald Hillard Salisbury Julia Kay Holt Troy Helen Hunter China Grove Ronald J. Hutchins Winston-Salem ROW -I.- Paul Lee Aldan, Pennsylvania Janet Lemmon Spencer Kenneth Lingle Faith James Livengood Salisbury ROW 5: Mary Long Manheim, Pennsylvania Page Lyerly Salisbury Robert McMahan Concord David Milholen Cooleemee ROW 6: Louise Miller Salisbury Mary Catherine Miller Salisbury Lucian Neal Statesville Walter J. Nesbet Salisbury 46 of 1957 ROW 1: Thomas F. Nevins Spencer Bobby Petrca Salisbury Ora T. Pharr Concord Gordon Pope Kannapolis ROW 2: Nancy Poirs Lexington Harrell Powell Mocksville Jackie Primm Thomasviile Charles Proctor Salisbury ROW 3: Gary Pruett Salisbury Robert Rabon Salisbury Charles Randal Cherryville Julie Riley Salisbury ROW 4: Jane Rowe Banner Elk James Rusher Salisbury William Russell Aberdeen Harold Shelton East Spencer ROW 5: Gary Sherrill China Grove Morris Sherrill Kannapolis Larry Sides Concord Fred Sisley Charleroi. Pennsylvania ROW 6: Kenneth Sloop Landis Samuel Sloop Salisbury Sylvia Smith Kernersvillc Bruce D. South Allentown. Pennsylvania mkitk 47 Class of 1957 mh t ROW 1 : Billy Strawn Kannapolis Lala Swicegood Linwood Nina Terhune Cbambersburg. Penna. ROW 1: Bonita Troxell Winston-Salem Bobby Ward Thomasville Helen P. Waters Culpeper. Virginia ROW 3: Maxine Weaver Culpeper. Virginia Frank E. Weddington Landis Jerry Wilkinson Salisbury ROW 4: Jesse Williams Lexington Richard Williams Drexel James Willis China Grove 48 : . CLASS OF 1958 . ' W££ £m Turner, Slate, Stout. McKelvey CLASS OFFICERS President Don Turner Vice-President . . . Pete Stout Secretary Judy Slate Treasurer Bob McKelvey 51 Class il 1m £ik ROW l : Kenneth Alexander Landis Frank Andrews Salisbury Thomas Barber Salisbury Ralph Beam Cherryville ROW 2: Lewis Beaver China Grove Elvena Bolick Kannapolis William Briggs Salisbury James Bryant Ronaoke Rapids ROW 3: Loy Buff Morganton John Buford Salisbury Mary Kay Burns Granite Falls Allene Burris Oakboro ROW 4: Donald Bycrly Salisbury Franklin Cartmel Pleasantville, New York Sarah Cauble Salisbury Gene Causby Salisbury ROW 5: Joyce Chapman High Point John Cheek Salisbury Vivian Clapp Newton Emelie Clayton Kannapolis ROW 6: Roy Clayton Haw River Barbara Cline Salisbury James Cline Stanley Janie Collette Mocksville ROW 7: Lester Darr Lexington Virginia A. Davis Salisbury Jerry Dees Salisbury William Dennis Salisbury of 1958 ROW 1: Robert Dodge Charlotte Ellis Donaldson Albemarle James Edmundson Roanoke Rapids Lovelace Eller Salisbury ROW 2: Margaret Elliott Spencer Carolyn Emerson Salisbury Bonnie Ervin Salisbury William Fisher Salisbury ROW 3: Gene Fleming Catawissa. Pennsylvania William Fox Burlington Robert Freese Salisbury John Frohwitter Allentown. Pennsylvania ROW 4: Jerry Fry Salisbury Janet Frye Rockwell Max Gibbons Kannapolis Johnny Gobble Salisbury ROW 5: Louise Goodman Gold Hill Robert Gribblc Kannapolis Sally Hahn Philadelphia, Pennsylvania George Haltcman Pottstown. Pennsylvania ROW 6: Ann Haynes Salisbury Peggy Haynes Mt. Ulla M iriam Heckman Chambcrsburg. Penna. Phyllis Helms Monroe ROW 7: Billic Ray Helton Kannapolis Rickey Hinson Salisbury Mary Hoisclaw Salisbury Bettc Holshouscr Kannapolis iiii Class i ii fc ROW 1 : Jerry Honeycutt Salisbury Richard Jann Salisbury Jerry Johnson Winston-Salem Terry Johnson Lexington ROW 2: Thomas Kaiss Hagerstown. Maryland Melvin Kelly Statesville Kenneth Keplev Rockwell Robert Kimball Salisbury ROW 3: William Kluttz Rockwell Nora Lu Knapp Pedricktown. New Jersey Robert Lee Concord Arthur Leonard Salisbury ROW 4: Austin Leonard Lexington Carol Lindemuth Catawissa. Pennsylvania Melvin Lindsay Lexington Esther Long Hcrshey. Pennsylvania ROW 5: Patty Ludwig Faith James McBride Linwood William McCachren Harrisburg Shirley McCIendon Kannapolis ROW 6: Nancy McCombs Faith Taft McCoy Salisbury Diann Maclnnis Athol. Massachusetts Barbara McKee Wilmington ROW 7: Robert McKelvey Lansdowne. Pennsylvania Jeanne McMahon Pittsburgh. Pennsylvania Elaine Medlin Lexington Guy Melton Thomasville of 1958 ROW 1: David Moss Hagerstown. Maryland David Page Cooleemee Paul Peters Laury ' s Station. Penna. Dorothy Rebtoy Latrobe. Pennsylvania ROW 2: Joe Reid Salisbury Johnnie Richardson Concord Margaret Rintz Hummelstown. Penna. John Robinson Salisbury ROW 3: Xancy Rogers Burlington Phvllis Roseman Salisburv Richard Ruh Souderton. Pennsylvania Wesley Russell Aberdeen ROW 4: Margaret Scheu Salisbury Marilyn Schnake Evansville. Indian Richard Schnake Evansville. Indiana George Schultz Latrobe. Pennsylvania ROW 5 : Worth Seats Lewisville Jerry Sechrest Salisbury Karl Seifert York. Pennsylvania I.eoma Showmar Concord ROW 6: Judy Slate Spencer Charles F. Smith Stanley Donald Smith Conyngham. Pennsylvania Edna Standi Kannapolis ROW 7: George Slikelealhcr Concord Carlton Stout Haw River Donald Stout Salisbury Cilenn Stroud Harmony o o Class of 1958 rfi dtMtd, ROW I: Nancy Swanson South Boston. Virginia Billy Swicegood Cleveland Don Turner Spartanburg. South Carolina ROW 2: William Vanderford Mooresville Donald Wack Hatfield. Pennsylvania Philip Walsh Salisbury ROW 3: Dan Warlick Salisbury Jack Weant Salisbury Edwin Wenck Baltimore. Maryland ROW 4: Gale White Salisbury Glenn White Salisbury Grady White Kannapolis ROW 5: Joseph Whitehead Rocky Mount Ray Whitman Salisbury Arthur Wilhelm Salisbury ROW 6: James Wooten Aberdeen Rickey Yates Concord 56 f YzJXb A ? ? 7 ■ J j M r - r ■pr -_ni ft vi ' mL " i , • H P , ' ■ - ■ .. £ ■ - - j CLASS OF 1959 Danner. Heidler. Smith, Webber. Gabriel CLASS OFFICERS President Blythe Gabriel Vice-President Lon Heidler Secretary Terrissa Webber Treasurer Lowell Danner Senate Representative . . . David L. Smith 59 SSrtE- p p fi 60 Class of 1959 Firsf Row: Ernest Agner. Lexington; Jerry Allen. Salisbury: Robert Athey. Salisbury: Terry Babb, Roanoke Rapids: Betty Bailey, Statesville: Jonathan Baker. New York City. New York: Charles Barnes. China Grove. Second Row: William Barnes. Albemarle: Gwendolyn Barrington. Winston -Salem: Phyllis Beaver. China Grove: Elmo Beck. Lexington- Joe Beck, Lexington: Sara Beck, Salisbury: Ronald Blackburn. Kannapolis. Third Row: Willie Boone, Lexington: Thomas Bowmer. Salisbury, Ransom Braswell, Salisbury: Barbara Broadway, Lexington: J. L. Brooks, Kannapolis: Troy Brooks, Salisbury: Dottie Brown, Salisbury. Fourth Row: Joyce Brown. Winston-Salem; Martin Bupp. York. Pennsylvania: Carolyn Burns, Salisbury: Robert Burton, Salisbury; Franklin Butts, China Grove: John Cald- well, Maiden: Myra Calhoun, High Point. Fifth Row: Wilbert Campagna. Lilly. Pennsylvania: Jay Campbell, Bellwood. Penn- sylvania: Richard Carlisle, Dunlevy, Pennsylvania: Paula Carroll, Huntersville, Betty Jean Cash, Durham; Helen Cates. High Point: Thomas Chapman, Spencer. Sixth Row: Jerry Chisholm, Kannapolis: Alice Clapp. Newton: John Clark. Lexington; Hugh Colston. Silver Spring, Maryland: Frances Cook, Concord: Leo Corder, Central Falls: Charles Covell, Falls Church, Virginia. Seventh Row: Frances Cox, Ramseur: Carol Crepps, Kannapolis; Dorothy Crunkilton, Arlington. Virginia- Ruth Daniels. Ephraim, New Jersey: Lowell Danner. Allentown. Pennsylvania: Dinah Detiz, Salisbury; David Drum. Charlotte. 61 7 53m3i I H H £ p (5 (5 ( 62 M Class of 1959 First Row: Herbert Durant. Salisbury: William Earney, Asheville: Wayne Ellingham. Clemmons: Patricia Elliott. Kannapolis- Nancy Eyerly. Hagerstown. Maryland: Fred Fischrupp. Charlotte: Elaine Fisher, Salisbury. Second Row: Kenneth Fisher. Faith: Millard Fisher. Bridgeton, New Jersey: Warren Irene Foil. Mt. Pleasant: Elizabeth Frye. China Grove: Marian Gable. Lancaster, Penn- sylvania: Tommy Glass, Lexington: Donald Glessner, Myersdale. Pennsylvania. Third Row: Julia Goodnight, Salisbury: Gayle Gormley. Summit Hill. Pennsylvania: Philip Haddad, Damascus, Syria: Bruce Hartung. Salisbury: Carl Haynes. Salisbury: Charles Heidler. Warwick, Virginia: Woodrow Helfrick, Coplay. Pennsylvania. Fourth Row: James Helms. China Grove; David Hess, Faith: Talbott Himes. Lander. Maryland: Patricia Hinceman. Salisbury; Harriett Hoffa. Womelsdorf. Pennsylvania: Earl Holt, Salisbury: Joan Honeycutt, Winston-Salem. Fifth Row: Tommy Hutchens, Salisbury Kenneth Johnston, China Grove: Alton Jones, Burlington: David Jordon. Salisbury: Margaret Kenton. Baltimore, Maryland: Robert Kepley, Landis: John Kizer, Salisbury. Sixth Row: Joseph Kinkle, Bridgeton, New Jersey: Martha Kirkland, Salisbury: La Rae Koontz, Bedford. Pennsylvania: Rose Mary Kunkel, Baltimore. Maryland; Elmcre Lam- bert. New Orleans. Louisiana; Clay Lambeth. Thomasville; Dotty Laughridge, Atlanta, Georgia. Seventh Row: Jane Lawrence, Pleasantville, New York; John Lewis, Mooresville: Charles Locbbaum, Hagerstown. Maryland: Ann Loflin, Liberty: Jerry Lynn, Salis- bury: Lorretta Masscy, Salisbury: Hubert McDaniel, Salisbury. 63 m Mi . r,i O £) f " 1 O M I frit 64 vra Class of 1959 First Row: James Mcintosh, Salisbury: Flora McMillan, Pembroke: Rachel McPherson. Graham: James McRee. Lincolnton: Dora McSherry, Hagerstown. Maryland: Charles Melchor, Mooresville: Alberta Melton, Hickory. Second Row: Bob Messimer. Salisbury: Gene Miller. Landis: William Miller, Moores- ville: Jack Mink, Orlando, Florida: Richard Moffitt, Salisbury: Robert Moffitt. Salis- bury: Elaine Morris, Salisbury. Third Row: Loretta Myers, Thomasville: John Nussman. Kannapolis, Samuel Over- cash, Mooresville: Richard Page, Salisbury: Jane Parker, Lexington, Richard Patry, Shamokin. Pennsylvania: Richard Patton, Morganton. Fourth Row: Victor Pavlick, Barnesboro, Pennsylvania: John Payne, Danville, Vir- ginia: Michael Pelecb, Clifton, New Jersey: Buren Phillips, Lexington: Linda Quinn, Kannapolis: Bobby Reynolds, Kannapolis: Robert Rickard, Thomasville. Fifth Row: Charles Rimer, Salisbury, John Ritchie. Salisbury: Lawrence Robinson, Landis: William Robinson, Kannapolis: Jimmy Rodgers, Kannapolis: Margaret Rose- man, Salisbury: Sally Rowland, Walhalla, South Carolina. Sixth Row: William Ruch. Allentown, Pennsylvania: Earl Rudisill, Hagerstown, Penn- sylvania: Bobby Rusher, East Spencer: Jerry Satterwhite, Salisbury: George Schneider, Glassboro. New Jersey; Donald Schopp, Burlington: Warren Schwartz. Baltimore, Mary- land. Seventh Row: Larry Schweckendieck, Salisbury; Laura Shuping, Salisbury; Ralph Shu- ping. Salisbury: Donald Sink, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Joseph Sloop, China Grove; David B. Smith, Clifton; Franklin Smith, Elkin. 65 T " IS a i? i- r B.5 tfi Class of 1959 First Rote: Linda Smith, Morganton: Helen Snider, Linwood: Roberta Snyder, Hagers- town, Maryland: Anthony Solomon: Lexington: Richard Steele. Kannapolis: Glenn Stirewalt, China Grove: Merrill Sywenki, Cementon, Pennsylvania. Second Row: Ray Tilley, Granite Falls: Donald Trcxler, Spencer: Doris Troutman, Mt. Pleasant: Roy Troutman, China Grove- David Wachter, Hagerstown. Maryland: James Waddell, Spencer: James Wagner, Lenoir. Third Row: Charles Waller, Kannapolis, William Ward, Salisbury: Freddie Weaver, Salisbury: Terrissa Webber, Winston-Salem: Donoval Wheeler, Wilson: James White, Statesville: John White. S alisbury. Fourth Row: Sydney Joy White. Landover, Maryland: Alma Wolber, Greenville, Penn- sylvania: Charles Yates. Salisbury: Arlen Yokley. High Point: David Young, Linwood. BJJjS Class Favorites SENIORS Mary Sue Bradley Dick Garland SOPHOMORES Gale White Pete Stout JUNIORS Gypsy Kennerly Rodney Nantz FRESHMEN Bill Barnes Ruth Daniels €■■• x; DOORWAY TO 70 : ■ iBMt dtMwC ■MM The 1956 Sayakini Staff Lois Harkins and Mitzi Sanders After many hours of hard work the 1956 Sayakini has been completed. Special thanks should be given to Mr. Cooper, Mrs. Mary Fisher, Mrs. Wentz, Dr. Mears, Hugh Colston, Jim Livengood, and Mitzi Sanders without whose aid the yearbook could not have been pub- lished. Our purpose for this yearbook has been to keep alive your memories and ours of col- lege days at Catawba. We sincerely hope that our efforts have been successful. THE EDITOR Jim Livengood Bill Cummings and Edwin Jackson Lois Harkins Mitzi Sanders Edwin Jackson Bill Cummings Jim Livengood - . . Al Brown Martha Kirkland Janet Lemmon Mary Lou Harrington Mary Catherine Miller Sam Cope Arthur Wilhelm Kay Holt Linda Smith Nancy Haithcock Don Sink Maxine Weaver Pat Waters Marjorie Greenfield Polly Whitman Barbara McPherson Dr. Mears Mrs. Wentz Editor Assistant Editor Business Manager Assistant Business Manager Photographer Sports Editor Staff Assistant Staff Assistant Staff Assistant Staff Assistant Staff Assistant Staff Assistant Staff Assistant Staff Assistant Staff Assistant . . . Staff Assistant Typist Typist Typist Typist Typist Advisor Advisor sm The Pioneer William Palmer Editor-in-Chief STAFF WRITERS Elevcna Bolick. Max Bost. Sam Cope. Frances Cox. Jerrv Dees. Elaine Fisher Marian Gable. Julia Harp. Martha Kirkland. Barbara McKee. Claude Parker. Sonny Richard. Margaret Rose- man, Phyllis Roseman. Mitzi Sanders. Bill Swing, Bonnie Troxcll. Arthur Wilhelm. EDITORIAL STAFF William Palmer Editor-in-Chief Ed Wallace Managing Editor Nancy Potts Assistant Editor Mary Lou Eshleman Feature Editor Al Brown Sports Editor Harold Blackwclder Art Editor Jim Livengood Photographer Alice Clapp Chief Typist Dr. Andrews and Mr. Jann Faculty Advisors BUSINESS STAFF Paul Peters Business Manager Ingle Cook Advisory Assistant Judv Slate Advertising Manager David Dunn Circulation Manager Staff Assistants: Frank Blackwclder. Vivian Clapp. Gypsy Ken- ncrlv. Phvllis Roseman. 74 Business Staff discusses ads. Type is set at the Mocksville IZntcrprisc. Managing editor discusses layout with the printer. Copy readers check copy in the office. Proof readers check galley proofs. Editor checks first copy off the press. ■ ■ ■1 m Blue Masque The Blue Masque strives to promote dramatic interest and activity on the campus and in the community. EXECUTIVE BOARD Bill Perkins President Jim Lineberger Vice-President Mary Lou Eshelman Secretary Judy Hamm Treasurer Phyllis Roseman and Joanne Carter Social Chairmen Harold Blackwelder Historian Bill Perkins President PRODUCTION BOARD Bill Kluttz . Vivian Clapp Harold Blackwelder Jim Lineberger Bill Perkins Leonard Kruea . Bill Hiatt Mr. B. M. Hobgood and Mr. Arnold Colbath Technical Director Costume Manager Make-up Chairman Master Electrician Sound Technician Property Manager Business Manager Advisors - - -r J V " Walter Athcrton President Catawba College Band Walter Atherton Maurice Allen Bonita Troxell . . . President Vice-President Secretary Jim Weaver . . Treasurer Mr. Wigginton Director Paul Kinkle Drum Major Sandra Brigham, Jackie Primm. LaRae Koontz, Maxine Weaver Majorettes Drum Major and Majorettes Color Guard The Choir The Choir is compose d of those students who have a good voice, some knowledge of music reading, and a special inter- est in music. This organization prepares music for formal vesper services, presents a Christmas and Spring concert, and conducts a tour to the northern states. OFFICERS Haskell Duncan President Sam Cope Vice Presideni Barbara Clinc Secretary Larry Sides Treasurer Mr Robert Weaver Director Haskell Duncan President 79 ■ • H Accounting Club Joe Rink President The purpose of the Accounting Club is to bring together at regular dinner meetings men who are outstanding in the field of accounting, in order to give the practical outlook of accounting to the members of the club, who are taking ad- vanced courses in the subject. OFFICERS Joe Rink President Bob McKenzie Vice President L. H. Neal Secretary Charles Proctor Treasurer Frank Freeman Meeting Chairman Mr. Wilson, Mr. Henderson . . . , Advisors 80 Advertising Club The aims and objectives of the Advertising Club are to bring to the students of Catawba College information con- cerning advertising and opportunities for practice and ex- perimentation in this field. The Advertising Club provides facilities for advancement in the advertising profession. OFFICERS Edwin Jackson President Glenn Yarborough Vice President Mary Sue Bradley Secretary Robert McKcn ic Treasurer Harry Young Representative William C. Stanback Honorary Member Mr Wilson Advisor Mr. Henderson Advisor 81 Edwin Jacks President This club has for its purpose the stimulation of interest in the sciences and is open to all students enrolled in science courses. Seymour Scientific Club William Joyce President Charles Smith Vice President Helen Hunter Secretary Bob Lomax Treasurer Dr. A. E. Moorman Advisor Sigma Pi Alpha William Palmer President Jerry Dees Vice President Joyce Chapman Secretary Esther Long Treasurer Mr. Johnny Young Advisor The purpose of this intercollegiate society is to learn more about the customs and language of foreign countries, to have exchange students and teachers as guest speakers. Students ex- celling in foreign languages arc eligible for membership. 82 The IRC through the discussions of world events endeavors to learn more about the factors that shape the future of our civil- ization. International Relations Club Pat Hayes President Robert Sides Vice President Millicent Parsons Sec.-Treas. Claude Parker . . Publicity Manager Dr. Faust. Mr. Cooper . Advisors Home Economics Club Scotty Dyer President Vivian Clapp Vice President Peggy Rintz Sec.-Treas. Miss French, Mrs. Corrihcr Advisors The Home Economics Club strives to stimulate interest in every phase of home economics in school, community, state, and nation. 83 Clef Club is an honorary musical organization of the college band. The purpose of the Clef Club is to develop a more proficient band and to promote interest in band music. Clef Club Walter Atherton President Maurice Allen . . . Vice President Bonita Troxell Secretary Jim Weaver Treasurer Kappa Tau Kappa Mitzi Sanders President Millicent Parsons ... Vice President Kay Holt Secretary Frankie Brown Treasurer Billie Sherrill Social Chairman Dr. Hartung. Miss Walker Advisors The purpose of this organization is for professional and social advancement of the students of Catawba College who are in- terested in the teaching profession. 84 The Writers ' Club of Catawba College seeks to assemble those students with a common interest and ability in creative writing to provide constructive criticism and discussion, give a chance for an honest evaluation, and offer encouragement in their work. Writers ' Club Claude Parker President Joan Trexler Vice President Roberta Snyder Sec.-Treas. Dr. and Mrs. Jenkins Advisors Phi Epsilon Mary Lou Eshleman , . , President Claire Pinkerton Vice President Mitzi Sanders . Sec.-Treas. Nancy Haithcock Social Chairman Miss Annye Welch Advisor Phi Epsilon is an honorary service organization whose pur- pose is to stimulate scholarship, to develop character, to en- courage leadership, and to create good fellowship. Only junior and senior women who have established high scholastic stand- ings and who passes other desirable characteristics are eligible for membership. 85 Y.W.C.A. Mary Long President Wc unite in the desire ro realize frill and creative life through a growing knowledge of God. Wc determine to have a part in making this life pos- sible for all people. In this task we seek to understand Jesus and to follow Him. Mary Long . . Preside- : ivian Clapp Vice-President Sally Hahn Secretary Bonita Troxell Treasurer Julie Harp Religion Chairman Judy Slate Re ' Jigirr. Chairman Phyllis Helms Rccrcaticr. Ccm — ittec Phyllis Roseman Social Committee Nancy Swanson Ways and Means Julie Riley Community Service Committee " Vivian Clapp World University Service Peggy Rintz . „ _ . Publicity Committee Janet Frvc Freshman Orientation ADVISORY BOARD Mrs. A. R. Keppd. Met Whiston. Miss Colson. Mis Walker. Mrs. Greene. Mrs. Wiggimtran Mrs. Dearborn. Ingle Cook David Dunn is Paul Peters Maurice Foltz Open to all male students and faculty of the campus, the Y.M.C.A. strives to better relation- ships within the campus community and to crea- tively participate in the program of the national student Y.M.C.A. Our objectives are those of the National Y.M.C.A. with which organization we have affiliation. Y.M.C.A. Ingle Cook President David Dunn Vice-President Paul Peters Secretary- Maurice Foltz Treasurer Don Wack Religion Committee Gene Fleming Social Commitee Haskell Duncan World University Service Committee Ronald Hillard Campus Community Committee ADVISORY COMMITTEE Dr. Wbiston. Dr. Mears. Dean Sessoms. Dr. Moorman, and Mr. Young. Espasr OB n ■ B -tSESEE: " ■ " ■ . Pi. % ■¥ J !■••• ; , ••• !•!. ' q y ■■■■ii ' ■S555 H This group is composed of students vitally interested in reli- gion. They are active in the religious leadership of the campus and community. Adelphians Billic Sherrill President Ronnie Hillard Vice President George Halteman Sec.-Treas. Don Smith. Edwin Wenck Co-chairman of Deputation Dr. Faust, Dr. Whiston. Dr. Wentz Advisors Canterbury Club Ed Wallace President Phyllis Roseman Secretary Gary Verell Treasurer Dr. Mears, Mr. O ' Neal . Advisors The Canterbury Club is the organization of Episcopal students on the Catawba campus. Its purpose is to promote worship, knowledge, and fellowship within the Christian church. 88 m ' 4 v£f$ DOORWAY TO 90 6 ■ w em Football . . . 1955 CATAWBA HAS SUCCESSFUL SEASON The Catawba College Indians closed their 195 5 football season with a good record, in spite of an unhappy Thanksgiving Day game for the Conference Cham- pionship, and ended up having several men recognized for honors. The Williamson Rating System of Houston. Texas. National Football Rating firm, ranked the Indians 159th in 556 colleges and universities in the nation. No other college the size of Catawba, except the undefeated Lenoir Rhyne Bears, in the Southeast ranked close to the Indians. In playing the roughest schedule of any team in the North State Conference, the Indians ran up a total of 142 points in securing a six wins and four losses record. The Tribe stopped some of the finest small college elevens in the two Carolinas, using a group of green recruits rounded into a working machine, spearheaded by some of the finest ball players in the Conference. Co-Captains Swanncr and Dick Smith ce vrsR CeFf HALF8ACK GUARD Football Honors . . . 1955 Catawba ' s outstanding end, Dick Snyder, who hails from Burlington. N. C. holds the unique distinction among Catawba play- ers of being nominated for Little All- American Honors. The Indians, ranking above the Little Ail-American teams, were classified among the Mid-Bracket All-Ameri- can teams this year. Among this group Dick was named to a spot on the honorable men- tion roster. On the basis of " his fine defensive plav and pass catching " Dick was placed on the All-State team and also on the All-North- State Conference first team. Both he and Gary Sherrill received votes for the most valuable player of the North-State Confer- ence. Always alert and Aggressive, Dick con- tributed much to Catawba ' s success during the past few years and particularly during the ' 5 5 football campaign. Henry " Dick " Patry, center from Sha- mokin. Penna.. was the only freshman in the Conference to be named to the All- Conference team. In high school he was All- Conference for three years and Most Valu- able Player his senior year. He played two years of service ball at Camp Polk, La., and Fort Riley, Kansas. He has the potential at becoming one of the greatest lineman ever produced by Catawba and should be a main- stay for the next three years. Les S wanner. a senior from Albemarle, N. C. led the Indians, as co-captain, to their most successful season in recent years. Les was considered " Catawba ' s workhorse " as he sparked the team on many occasions with his fine play and determination to win. De- spite a severe injury, ne returned to the line- up to complete the season and his football career at Catawba. Catawba is fortunate to have such an outstanding personality as our co-captain, and no one deserved the he nor of All-Conference more than he. Dick Cassels, a junior, came to Catawba this year with a very impressive football record behind him. In high school at Clif- ton, N. J., Dick was All-Conference and All-State; at Muhlenburg College he was All-Conference; in the Marines he was se- lected to the All-Marine, All-Navy, and All-Service team, and was the Most Valu- able Player at Parris Island in 1954. As one of the finest lineman to come to Catawba in the past few years, Dick was chosen All- Conference and received Honorable Mention on the All-State team. Ralph " Buzzy ' ' Yarborough, a senior guard from Kannapolis, N. C, was the big man in the center of the Catawba line all season. " Buzzy " , a consistent ball player, was alternate captain this year and really deserves the honor for a job well done. Fullback Dick Smith, Salisbury, N. C, tackle Dick Garland, Utica, N. Y., and end Fred Sisley, Charleroi, Penna., received hon- orable mention on the All-Conference team this year. Although hindered by injuries, these boys played a good brand of football during the campaign and gained recognition as outstanding players. Rodney Nantz Dick Smith Pete Stout Bob McKelvey Dick GarLind Gary Shcrrill Jack Thomas Blythe Gabriel Harry Young Larry Gilderslceve Robert Olson Fred Sislev Hal Quinn Mike Pelech Bill Brown Wayne Polyak Jack Mink Guy Mellon .lay Campbell Ken Payne Don Turner Warren Schwartz Mat Carlise Taft McCoy Larry Robinson Loy Buff Page Lyerly Ad Willie Campagna Charlie Smith Bill Barnes Vic Pavlick ReBB tarn m ii .y£ m r J? s - Football . . . 1955 From the results of the opening game of the season with Davidson Col- lege, the outlook for the Tribe was dim, because the 26-0 drubbing showed the looseness of the Catawba squad. The following week, Coach Biggers ironed out a lot of mistakes and weaknesses and took a fired-up eleven to do battle with the Newberry Indians and brought home a 12-6 victory despite being two-touchdown underdogs. The Indians continued their winning steak by blasting Eastern Carolina 13-6, before being stopped by Western Carolina, 20-6, a game which West forfeited to Catawba because of the use of an ineligible man. A game won on a freak pass reception found the Indians dropped by the Appalachian Mountaineers. 21-19. The Elon Christians ran into a mad bunch of Indians and received a 19-0 scalping at the hands of Coach Bigger ' s men. The Blue Hose of Presbyterian inched by the Indians 20-13. in a hard fought game which saw the Indians hurt by several quick whistles and numerous injuries. The Wofford Terriers fell in the path of the on-charging Indians and took a 20-6 smashing in a game star-studded by Catawba ' s second string men. Guilford College met a similar fate when the Indians sent them to the showers with a 3 3-20 defeat on their shoulders. In a game which was played for the Conference Championship, the Lenoir Rhyne Bears defeated the Indians 34-7 to remain undefeated in Conference play. A jittery Catawba squad fumbled away an opportunity to tie the Bears for the Conference Crown. In winning six games against four defeats the Tribe had what could be described as a " rags to riches " season because past-season ratings found them in second place in the North State Conference — a come back that should be highly commended. 98 HOMECOMING ,- Y.™. ' ,;,?. ■ ' • ' -.. .I w Homecoming Jackie Primm Homecoming Queen Billie Sherrill Attendant Sally Nantz Attendant 100 BHhBmiIIIIHm mffwr nof Miss Catawba FRANKIE BROWN 101 : ' -, ' • . Basketball . . . 1956 The success of the 19 55-56 Indian basketball squad was negative in one respect, but a lot of valuable experience to many freshmen men kept the 195 5-56 season from being a total failure. Dr. Earl Ruth head basketball coach, had a very fine and spirited club, but in the North State Conference a prerequisite to winning is height, something the Tribe did not have. This year ' s team found many veterans returning as well as a lot of fresh- men prospects. Roy Holland. Jack Lyndon. Gene Fleming. Jim Cline. Jim Bryant. Roy Clayton. Pete Stout. Charlie Smith and Buddy Yancey formed the veteran core. Freshmen: Don Hunt. Woody Helfrick, Jerry Earney. Beldy Massey, and David Wachter were some of the men seeing action that will be a big asset to the Tribe teams of the future. The Tribe Jayvees, or Junior Varsity, were outstanding in playing over half their schedule before being defeated. Student Coach Earl Lentz was com- mended for his team ' s fine season. David Wachter, Earl Rudisill, Worth Seats. Terry Babb. Charles Smith. Tom Kiger and James Edmundson were the Jayvees stalwarts. These boys will be the teams of the future on the hard- wood for Catawba, and make the future look brighter than the past. Jack Lyndon. Senior guard from Thomasville. N. C. was the team cap- tain and lead the scoring with double figures most of the season. He and Yancey will be the only members of the 1955-56 team that will be lost by graduation. However, both men will be greatly missed in the future. 102 CATAWBA BASKETBALL SCORES 1955-56 Date Opponent They We Nov. 26 McCrary 7 3 61 30 Belmont Abbey 102 69 Dec. 2 Wofford 93 55 3 Western Carolina 85 72 6 Davidson 96 90 9 East Carolina 69 68 10 Atlantic Christian 100 89 12 McCrary 81 59 14 Pheiffer 88 69 Jan. 4 Parris Island 111 94 7 High Point 58 55 11 Lenoir Rhyne 90 71 14 Elon 90 62 16 Pheiffer 81 79 19 Western Carolina 70 65 21 Appalachian 78 71 28 Elon 97 73 30 Davidson 70 64 Feb. 1 Elon 97 73 3 High Point 72 78 6 Wofford 93 59 Jack Lyndon Captain Row 1 : Yancey. Lyndon. Holland. Row 2: Fleming. Cline. Bryant. ..V-J Baseball . . . 1955 When Head Coach Marion Richards issued the order for all aspirants for the 1956 Indian baseball squad to report for practice, the hopes for bringing home the North State Conference championship were high. The spring breezes carried the well known crack of bats up the hill from Newman Park, as he rounded a veteran ball club into a well balanced diamond nine. The 195 5 Tribe diamond boys came so close, yet so far. from winding up in the number one spot in the western division. Having to play Western Carolina for the top slot was a climax to a very fine season, even though the Catamounts edged out the Tribesmen by a slim margin. The 195 5 team ended the season with an eleven wins and eleven losses record. After losing several straight games, the Tribe made one of the most successful comebacks in Catawba ' s history. The team spent the spring holidays at the Parris Island Marine Base, playing the Wofford Terriers en route. This year ' s team was bolstered by a host of starters and many reserves. Losing only two men by graduation last year Coach Richards had a fine nucleus this year. Earl Lentz, Bob Sowers. Gene Fleming. Taft McCoy. Mike Randall. Hal Washam. Bill Beach. Ron Hutchins. Paul Lee, Fred Dun- can, and Jesse Williams were the back bone of the 1956 squad. Fred Duncan, senior fire ball mound ace. and Bob Sowers, speedy center fielder, cap- tained the team this year, and both were stand-outs. Last year Duncan turned in a three wins and two losses record in confer- ence play. Both men are very competent players and fine leaders. Several fine fresh- men prospects were expected to boost the Tribe ' s chances this year. Ex-service man George Schneider of Glassboro. New Jersey, was a fine mound prospect. Co-Captains Bob Sowers. Fred Duncan Bottom: Haithcock. Bernhardt. Hayes, Snyder. Middle: Carroll. Kenton. Top: Swanson. Cheerleaders . . . Peggy Bernhardt, co-chief Nancy Haithcock, co-chief Pat Hayes Peggy Kenton Nancy Swanson Paula Carroll Roberta Snyder 105 • fe EP ? " C ' Club The purposes of the " C " Club are to in- still principles of sportsmanship, to advance the principles and ideals of college athletics, to advance and maintain school spirit, and to recognize Catawba College participants in intercollegiate athletics. OFFICERS Bob Sowers President Gene Fleming . Vice President Hal Quinn Secretary Rodney Nantz Treasurer Peter P. Cooper Advisor Bob Sowers. President 106 Major Club The Major Club is composed of all those students who are majoring in physical edu- cation. It provides fellowship and instruc- tion in all fields of physical activity. Its pur- pose is to create and stimulate a wide, in- telligent, and active interest and participation in health, physical education, and recreation activities. OFFICERS Dick Williams President l.es Swanner Vice-President Bettyjean Pelech Secretary Bob Youngblood Treasurer Coach Richards Advisor Dick Williams. President 107 Women ' s Athletic Association r • l;i The purpose of the W.A.A. is to promote physical efficiency and to develop good sportsmanship among the students at Catawba College by fostering an interest in sports. The organ- ization sponsors an intramural program of dual, individual, and team sports and is responsible for the annual May Day Pageant. W.A.A. CABINET Pat Hayes President Polly Whitman Vice-President Jane Bradshaw Treasurer Sally Nantz Fall Manager Rcsi; Kunkel . Fall Manager Peggy Bernhardt Winter Manager Lala Swicegood Winter Manager Naomi Scruggs Spring Manager Vivian Clapp Publicity Manager Miss Woodward Advisor Miss Gillespie Advisor HOCKEY TEAM Jane Bradshaw, Phares Coleman, Naomi Scruggs. Pat Hayes and Milliccnt Parsons. BADMINTON DOUBLES Milliccnt Parsons. Naomi Scruggs. Phares Coleman, Jane Bradshaw. BASKETBALL TEAM LaRac Koontz, Frances Cook. Phyllis Roseman. MAY DAY WORKERS Jane Bradshaw. Bonita Troxell. r- r u ..+ I --Vis ■ ■■Mr ■ v. " Miss Mary Sue Bradley Maid of Honor MAy D A y Miss Billic Cress Sherrill Queen Miss Pansy Lee Maid of Honor 110 Attendants SENIORS Sandra Brigbam Carol Hancs Lottie Snider JUNIORS Gypsy K.enerly Sylvia Smith Maxinc Weaver SOPHOMORES Carol Lindcmuth Jackie Primm Judy Slate FRESHMAN Ruth Daniels I.aRac Koontz Dora McSherry Your Chrysler Plymouth Dealer FOIL MOTOR COMPANY Phone 2217 21 1 E. Innes St. All Type Of Shoe Repair POLYAK ' S RED BOOT 1 17 W. Innes St. Salisbury, N. C. RADIO STATION WSAT " Serving Salisbury and Surrounding Vicinity " Salisbury, N. C. MIDWAY MOTOR COURT 1515 Salisbury Ave. Spencer, N. C. For Reservations Phone 9228 Salisbury, N. C. Hart-line Fisher Service CROWN PRODUCTS Complete Car Service Pick-up Delivery Service W. Innes Mahaley Ave. Phone 3492 SALISBURY LAUNDRY Phone 292 135 E. Fisher Street Salisbury, N. C. STANBACK COMPANY LTD. Manufacturers of Stanback Headache Powder and Stanback Tablets Salisbury, N. C. 12 ROAKES GROCERY Phone 4789 1 1 2 Mahaley Ave Salisbury, N. C. " Your Neighborhood Grocer " West Innes AMOCO SERVICE 1533 w. Innes Phone 9223 At Ent ranee to VA Hosp tal Sleep On A Taylor Mattress Thousands Do TAYLOR MATTRESS CO. Phone 6 We Have Made Things Soft For People For 50 Years PET ICECREAM a Aea t rfovtf BELK-HARRY COMPANY 1 18 S. Main Street Salisbury, N. C. I OS NORTH MAIN ST SALISBURY N C Sk u ( Jo eCoiu With flam ! IJo .A„, MARSHALL ' S STEAK HOUSE West Innes Street Salisbury, N. C. 113 CENTER THEATRE Home of Better Pictures Phone 1406 QUALITY OIL COMPANY OF SALISBURY, INC. Salisbury, N. C. Phone 1025 Enjoy Good Food At DiMIZIO ' S Italian-American Cuisine 836 South Main Street Salisbury, N. C. On U. S. Highway 29 TREXLER BROTHERS, INC. " Salisbury ' s Store for Men " 212 S. Main St. Salisbury, N. C. Isen hour- Freeman Insurance Realty Co., Inc. LONG TERM HOME LOANS 122 N. Main St. Phone 8 or 5414 Salisbury, N. C. Harry E Isenhour Glenn D. Freeman Bob Isenhour EARLE ' S OFFICE SUPPLIES 119 W. Innes St. Salisbury, N. C. FAMILY STUDIO " The Home of Fine Photos " Phone 4147 12614 E. nnes St. Salisbury , N. C. 114 WINK ' S GRILL Wishing you a successful future The Light Refreshment Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co. Phone 247 Salisbury, N. C. — Easy Payments — Diamonds - Watches - Jewelry W. H. LEONARD, JR. " Your Friendly Jewelers " Conveniently Located In Salisbury - Concord - Mooresville Albemarle - Kannapolis Statesville RUSTIN FURNITURE CO. Phone 1738 1 15 W. Innes St. Salisbury, N. C. KIRBY SMITH ' S SINCLAIR SERVICE 1317 W Innes St. Phone 6490 Salisbury, N. C. ROWAN DAIRY INC. Phone 4520 Kannapolis Sal isbury 115 101 S. Main Street PILOT Insurance Realty Company Writing All Forms of INSURANCE Since 1901 PILOT BUILDING DAVE OESTREICHER One of Carolina ' s Fine Stores SALISBURY, N. C. 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