Elms College - Elmata Yearbook (Chicopee, MA)

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ELMS .COLLEGE ARCHIVES 29 SPRING IpLD ST. CHICOPEE, MA M6L3-2839 AE2300 251775 LD 7251 C55I 195t cop. 2 6 6 8 5 2 WITHIN OUR TOWER . . . Flashing pictures from prism-shaped lights rush before our eyes unfolding a year spent in varying pursuits. Magic memory conjures files of painted images which lose themselves swiftly beneath our hesitating gaze. Uncertain at the maze, we catch just a few and place them here for all to see and remember. There are other days not recorded here. The human element forbids that these reminders match exactly the memories within us. That is why when planning this book we chose an idea corresponding to the sketch-like reality of such a presentation and called our theme REFLECTIONS. ■I r i ■LJJ j y Mmd m h College of Our Lady of The Elms Chicopee, Massachusetts al n,eca iclexll by the (jAaducUel in The 1958 Clmata I Id the lixflitd 0-jj (Dub jHady ' d Chapel I refled (lie life within, so we too, reflect the truth received . . . GaltUuj, iltado-uii. 0 1 ou i camfuti With the passing of the seasons, the sun in her celes tial travels discovers new angles from which to approach the earth and in doing so casts various semblances on the wide lawns of our campus. September emblazes the campus with the fiery gold of autumn, and days cast shorter shadows upon the year’s denouement. Winter arrives with her quiet family and overcomes our world with blankets of snow and swift, gray days. Spring at last, and the campus is so transformed with wonder that students leave their desks and turn to the study of the rebirth of life. Then, just as nature’s promise is about to be fulfilled, summer arrives and casts the year’s most fruitful reflections, and we leave her shadows behind us to follow the lights of our own fruition. O ' LEARY HALL, the Sophomore-Junior residence, is also the center of much of the dormitory life on campus. GROTTO FINDS Our lady patiently watch- ing over the campus in all weather. SENIOR WING of a future dorm gave its first welcome this year to the class of ' 58. WHITE BIRCHES cast their corresponding shadows as Students take advantage of a natural skating area near the Senior dormitory. 7 IriJe belted credit wb ie credit id. due. And so, wearing tlie treasured Cap and Gown and holding in Tourmaline-graced hands the long awaited diploma, we turn to you, beloved parents for— Finis Goronat Opus— the end has crowned your work. Truly we have achieved, and yet the achievement is more yours than ours. Years ago the strong tree that is your love branched out and reaching to the heavens brought forth a tiny blossom of feminine life. How well you knew that before this bud could grow to rich maturity its youthful petals must be lost one by one. Tenderly your patience steadied us with gradually increasing responsibilities; and easily, painlessly, we shed the days of our carefree childhood. The blustery winds of a March-like adolescence, the April showers of youthful disappointments, successfully endured under your watchful guidance, brought us a deepening realization of our obligations and potential. Then, in the Maytime of our maturity, with your approval, we dedicated our four years of college to Mary, patroness of Our Lady of the Elms. Here the fruit of your love was brought to a firm and ripe maturity. It is June now and we are women, ready to accept what life will bring. Rooted in Christ through Mary, we step into the world amid a host of warm congratulations— but it is you, dear parents, who deserve them. “By their fruits you shall know them.’ If, then, we are worthy of this honor, or by our efforts have merited an award, it is merely that we reflect you, our loving parents; and so, in token of our appreciation WE DEDICATE OUR ELMATA TO YOU. SISTER ROSE WILLIAM, Dean of Studies , checks schedules with Seniors Jo-Anne MacDonald and Kathleen Finn. From the first moment that we step into college, curriculum becomes so much a part of our lives that our reflections seem always to be tied up with it some way. In thinking back, we find that our study was so central to our college pursuits that we never strayed too far afield from it. Thus, our faculty was also of great importance to us and any reflection would be incomplete without a survey of them and the studies they directed. 12 ADMINISTRATION ScO U fJoAeflU Sister Anna Cecilia Mathematics Sister Florence Joseph Librarian, Education Sister Helen Clare French, Spanish Sister Helen Joseph English Sister Ignatius Loyola English Sister James Mary English, German, Journalism Sister John Martha Sociology Sister Lawrence Marie Music Sister Margaret James Biology Sister Maria Maurice Chemistry, Physics Most Reverend Christopher J. Weldon President Rt. Rev. Msgr. George A. Shea Vice-President Sister Mary Antonella History Sister Mary Chrysostom Education Sister Rose William Dean Reverend Thomas R. Pierce Chaplain Sister Helen Joseph Registrar Sister Mary Antonella Dean of Women Sister Mary Cornelius Treasurer Sister Mary Cornelius French, Spanish Sister Mary Oswald History, Mathematics Sister Rose Dolores Art, English, Spanish Sister Rose William Latin, Philosophy Sister Teresa Daniel Librarian, Education RELIGION The core of the curriculum of any Catholic college is the study of Religion. Here at the Elms, patient instruction and self-application has brought us to a greater knowledge and consequently a greater appreciation of the rich Catholic heritage that is ours. Our four years of religious studies embrace both the theoretical and the practical. An excellent example of the practical aspect is the Marriage Guidance course offered to Seniors. The study of Religion has truly inspired us in our efforts to follow One who grew in “wisdom, age, and grace.” SPIRITUAL GUIDANCE is given to us each morning as Father Pierce, our Chaplain, delivers an inspiring explanation of the Mass. REVEREND THOMAS B, PIERCE REVEREND JOSEPH A. BURKE CAUGHT ON the way to class, Father Burke is seen talking with Freshmen Peggy Fitzgerald and Sally McCormick. REVEREND ROBERT H. STAFFORD ADVANCED PSYCHOLOGY for Seniors finds Father Stafford in a typical classroom scene. Order is reflected in created things and philosophy pursues this order. Three years of Thomistic study have brought us nearer to those understandings which direct a better way of life. Seniors culminate their program by examining various forms of morality and the nature of the human act and influences which affect it. ALWAYS RELAXED, Father Viau pauses for this picture during a Senior Ethics class. FATHER DEVINE explains a question in Child Psychology notes for Judy Boulanger and Peggy Wallace. REVEREND THOMAS F. DEVINE “Learning that others might learn”— Educational methods courses, enriched by studies of child and educational psychologies, are brought to practical focus during actual classroom observations and the expe- rience of practice teaching. This year our future teachers gained added pointers through a workshop with neighboring colleges on the problems of the beginning teacher. REVEREND VINCENT O ' CONNER Live me your tired, your poor . . . send these, the tired, tempest-tossed to me . . Sociology, the department with a heart, the lady science with her helpmate Social Work, prepares students for active service among the poor, the needy, and the afflicted of the world in one of the most versatile of major fields. PUTTING NEWLY learned interviewing techniques to work are Sociology majors Lois Lambert, Ann Marie Daly, Marilyn Riley, and Nancy Keegan as they lerwe for a survey of local agencies. II ' p Hi Hfj. igL B HI BALANCE is essential when the degree of the ingredients determines the success of an experiment. Pauline Rutana, Anne Keenan, and Mary Smith spend a great deal of their laboratory time weighing their materials on the delicate balances so necessary to their study of chemistry. ROBERT I. O ' HERRON The science major combines the practical with the theoretical and ultimately, solves the mysteries of the scientific world. Chemistry majors accomplish this through study of quantitative and qualitative analysis, organic and physical chemistry. Biology, another major field, ac- quaints the student with courses in zoology, anatomy, histology, embry- ology, and physiology. CHARLES R. GADAIRE HISTOLOGY is an important course to the Biology major. Here Mary McGrath pre- pares to identify a sample of bone tissue while lab partner Angie Madera looks on. PHYSICAL EDUCATION, under the leader- ship of Mrs. Guerdline Curran, plays a necessary part in the schedule of each Freshman, enabling her to develop an interest in campus sports. GUERDLINE K. CURRAN WALTER F. HALPIN ACTING CLASS, a recent dramatic course introduced this year, shows Mr. Halpin explaining dramatic techniques to Rita Grillo and Beverly Pratt. DRAMATICS AND SI ' EH ( ' ll Headed by Walter F. Halpin, the Speech and Drama depart- ment is the most recently established on campus. Students interested in dramatic fields, and others wishing to complement a regular curriculum with such courses as “Basic Train- ing in Speech,” “History of the Theater,” or “Training the Speaking Voice” find this new department both stimulating and useful. NIYNICAL EDUCATION “. . . Sound in mind and body.” Under the able guidance of Mrs. Curran, the Physical Education class seeks to cultivate healthy bodies while fostering good sportsmanship and friendly attitudes. In congenial atmosphere students participate in calisthenics and precision marches, and learn the fundamental games used in children’s recreation. ENGLISH MAJORS Beverly Alexander and Rita Grillo check highlights in the life of Milton with Sister Helen Joseph. From the European masters to the leaders in American literature, from the Victorians and Romantics to Hem- ingway and Greene, from the Eliza- bethan period of Shakespeare to the contemporary period of Shaw — herein is the all-encompassing scope of the English courses offered at the Elms. The primary purpose is to gain an appreciation of the rich and abundant English heritage with which we are endowed; the secondary aim is to foster the enjoyment of literary achievement in every conceivable form. English - — RECENT TROUBLESPOTS attract the attention of history majors Sheila Nesbit and Pat Leonard. HISTORY Liberal educators agree that history plays a vital and important role in a liberal education. A treasure chest of knowledge, it enables students to know the background of past civilizations whose problems often shed light on cur- rent affairs. History students, in addition to courses in ancient, European, American, and contemporary history, augment factual knowledge with independent study of both ancient and contemporary cultures. This leads to a keen under- standing of international affairs and prepares each student for her role life. J a mm Ml VS I IN Physics is a top science today and its great importance cannot be overlooked. Extra courses in this field have been added to the curriculum, and plnsics students are enthusiastically aware of the potentials of their subject in the area of modern science. nrnnirms PHYSICS ENTHUSIASTS are among the most avid of knowledge seekers. Here Rae Thompson and Joanne Joseph spend an afternoon in the lab, working with the spectrograph. Taking advantage of recent advances in the field, a course in Modern Mathematics has been added to the curriculum. Thus, with this introduction to abstract mathematics and a solid foundation in traditional courses, students are well equipped to meet the challenges of their particular field in todav’s world. BOOLEAN ALGEBRA is explained by Sister Anna Cecilia to Mary Hunt during a Math Major class. ItlSIVESS ’£LJV LL t? Business and secretarial courses in a liberal arts college 1 offer the advantage of a strong cultural background combined with the professional train- ing and skills of a business career. This department prepares young women for posi- tions of responsibility as executive secretaries in the business and professional world. FUTURE SECRETARY Faith Ethier builds her speed during a practice period in the business room. 21 GOETHE beckons German students Lucretia Haylor, Mary Calabrese, and Carol Gilboy. CLASSICALITY interests Latin students Sandy Shaw, Maura Higgins, and Peggy McLean. fR u VICARIOUS TRAVELING amuses French majors Mary Ellen Spencer and Pat Dowd. ACCENTING SPAIN are Betsy Bergin, and Maria Forte . L A , (i U 4 !■ E S The cry for hemispheric solidarity has become more resounding during these times of stress. Solidarity calls for knowledge and understanding of our neighbors, and under- standing of them calls for capable handling of their language. Language is the golden link which holds the chain of friendship. Upon this premise our language curriculum has been formed. ART Wall decorations artistically arranged with the variegated colors of students’ own works make inspiringly pleasant surround- ings for students of Sr. Rose Dolores’ art classes. Here hidden creativeness happily emerges in many forms— abstract line de- signs, subtle fingerpaintings, playful masks, or even winsome puppet creations. INNOVATION in the art department ij this ceramics equipment being explained to Jayne Brown and Mary Lou Dunn by Sister Rose Dolores. MUSIC JOURNALISM jaunty are our journalists as they scurry about the four corners of the campus prac- ticing all the elements of their art in its application to school activities, later to put these learnings to use in broader journalistic fields. BUDDING JOURNALISTS Jeanne Atkinson, Debbie Coon, Nancy Madden, and Beppe Garrity relax while talking over the literary situation. A liberal education is incomplete with- out the study of fundamentals of music and an appreciation for true musical artistry. Freshmen and Juniors enrich their curricu- lum with such pursuits under the helpful guidance of Sister Lawrence Marie. AUTOHARP TECHNIQUE, demonstrated here by Joanne Zuorski and Connie Tierney, provides future teachers with a valuable classroom aid. S3? KATHLEEN M. MEENAGHAN Vice-President BARBARA M. GUARDIONE President MARY f. COFFEY Secretary BARBARA A. COLLINS Treasurer (lass Officers 1 934-55 President Vice-President Secretary Treasurer Barbara Guardione Kathleen Meenaghan Lois Lambert Barbara Majewski 1955-56 Mary Coffey Patricia Doppmann Anne Sullivan Ellen Cowell 1956-57 Ann Marie Perry Judy Boulanger Isabel Rogers Eleanor Vose 24 Carol Ann Bailey PALMER, MASSACHUSETTS Mathematics Warm appeal of a shy smile and a generous happy heart . . . that ' Ivory look . . . unquestionable dependability . . . the calm during a storm . . . future professor of mathematics . . . always there when you need her most . . . deep-rooted seeds of faith . . . ever striving to do her best . . . giving of herself . . . never a “Hi” without a smile . . . Carol. Athletic Association 1,2,3; Cercle Francois 2(S); Liturgy Club 3,4; Monsignor Doyle Science Club 1, 2(L); NFCCS; Sodality 1, 2, 3, 4; Springfield Undergraduate Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Tourmaline 2. 26 Carnival spirit, vital as red, white, and blue . . . lively and expressive . . . disarming honesty . . . thinks straight, acts straight . . . that saving capacity to recognize true worth . . . gleaming hair and the ivy look . . . study schedules, history books, and a happy ability to get things done . . . native Cape Codder . . . summer and warmth and fresh sea air lightness . . . Cinny. Athletic Association 2: CCD 2, 3, 4; Ehnscript 2; Family Life CAuh 4; IRC 2, 3(VP), 4(P); NFCCS; Sodality 1, 2; South Shore Undergraduate Club 3, 4; Verdeow 1, 2, 3(T). Cynthia Mae Baker BASS RIVER, MASSACHUSETTS History Kathleen Marie Barry WORCESTER, MASSACHUESTTS Spanish Something wonderful . . . promenades and processions . . . strong- willed and staunch and so delightful when swayed . . . “Really, I shouldn ' t he doing this” . . . vibrant, idealistic doer . . . distracting eyes and a smile for everyone . . . knitting needles . . . poised and self-possessed . . . fashion Hair . . . sure to succeed . . . that state of perpetual motion . . . Kay. CCD 2, 3, 4; Cercle Francais 2; Corte Castellana 1, 2, 3, 4; Delta Epsilon Sigma ; Elmata (Bus. Mgr.); Elmscript 2, 3(Co-Editor) ; Family Fife Club 3, 4; Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4; NFCCS; Sodality 1, 2, 3, 4; Student Government 4; Verdeoro 1, 2, 3; Worcester Undergraduate Club 1, 2(S), 3 (VP), 4(P). 28 Elizabeth Ami Bergin BONDS VILLE, MASSACHUSETTS English Genuineness clothed in unassuming manners and quiet direct speech . . . listening ear . . . alert and ever aware of the moods surrounding her . . . lagoon-still and twice as refreshing . . . silent depth ... a lady ... in a big hat . . . twenty-one roses . . . eager for life . . . fondly collecting old things— antiques, forgotten pieces of the past, old friends . . . Betsy. Athletic Association 4 ; Corte Castellano 3 , 4 ; Ehnscript 2 ; Family Life Chib 4 ; NFCCS; Sodality 1 , 2 . Judith Anne Boulanger SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS English Pixie . . . capricious and w himsical ... a livewire with sand dune fever . . . wise, as pixies are, forming magic with her own special wand, a pencil . . . can well afford to ask " Do 1 have to draw you a picture?” . . . dark eyes . . . able hostess . . . happiness caught at her fingertips and destined to stay right there . . . Judy. Athletic Clnh 1, 2, 3, 4; Class Vice-President 3; Elmscript 2, 3(BM); Family Life Club 4; Holyoke -Northampton Undergraduate Club 1; Monsignor Doyle Science Club 1, 2; NFCCS; Sodality 1, 2, 4; Spr ingfield Undergraduate Club 2, 3, 4; Student Government 3; Tourmaline 2, 3; Verdeoro 1. 30 Eternal youth and the wisdom of the ancients . . . an intriguing com- bination . . . boundless enthusiasm . . . apple blossom freshness ... a grip on the future . . . never preventing the present from taking first place . . . vivacity unlimited . . . gaiety with a secret chamber built for trust . . . in- telligence sprinkled generously with merriment . . . Bev to some . . . Chevy to most. Athletic Association 1, 2, 3, 4; CCD 4; Family Life Club 3, 4; Monsignor Doyle Science Club 1, 2, 3, 4; NFCC S, Verdeoro 1, 2, 3, 4; Worcester Undergraduate Club 1, 2, 3, 4. Beverly Ann Chevalier WARE, MASSACHUSETTS Biology 31 Mary Frances Coffey HOLYOKE, MASSACHUSETTS English Soft-spoken, gentle, and generous . . . capability with a capital C . . . sensitivity to the hidden, intangible beauties of nature . . . soft, bubbly laughter coupled with a sparkling smile . . . fits thirty hours into the usual twenty-four . . . quiet strength armed with truth . . . “and some seed fell upon good ground ... to know her is to like her . . . Mary. Blessed Martin de Pones Sociology Club 3; CCD 2; Cercle Francais 1, 2; Class Presi- dent 2; Class Secretary 4; Delta Epsilon Sigma; Elmata (Assoc. Ed.); H olyoke-N orth- ampton Undergraduate Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Kappa Gamma Pi; NFCCS; Sodality 1, 2, 3, 4; Student Government 1, 2; Tourmaline 2, 3(Co-Ed.); Verdeoro 1, 2; Who’s Who. 32 Barbara Ami Collins SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS Biology Artistic delicacy in all she does . . . willing to perform that extra task . . . hi-fidelity fan ... a sampling of fun . . . treasuring dance programs and memories . . . Volkswagon enthusiast . . . contagious laughter . . . gen- eious in her every act . . . her joy found in yours . . . our Junior Prom magician ... a bit of something special . . . Barb. Blessed Martin de Pones Sociology Club 2, 3; Class Treasurer 4; Elmata (Assoc. Ed.); Family Life Club 4; Junior Prom Chairman 3; Monsignor Doyle Science Club 1, 2, 3, (T) 4; NFCCS ; Sodality 1 , 2; Springfield Undergraduate Club 1 , 2, 3, 4. Mary Elizabeth Collins WESTFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS Mathematics Rollicking wit beneath a complacent exterior . . . numbers are her slaves and science her dish . . . enchanting naivete . . . one-third of the merry mischief-makers . . . “Wouldn’t it be funny if—?’ . . . curiosity her middle name . . . guardian of the eternal values . . . ladylike charm with a twinkle in her eye and a jest up her sleeve . . . Mary. ACS; Athletic Association 1, 2, 3, 4; Delta Epsilon Sigma; Elrnata ; Family Life Club 3, 4; Liturgy Club 2, 3, 4 ( S ) ; Monsignor Doyle Science Club 1, 2(T), 3(VP), 4(P); NFCCS; Sodality 1, 2, 3, 4; Springfield Undergraduate Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Verdeoro 1, 2, 3, 4. 34 Determined optimist . . . Sunday everyday . . . cosmopolitan and modern . . . dramatic flair . . . dawn colors . . . chiffon and lace . . . Junior mid-year transfer overwhelming us with new ideas gladly received . . . a welcomed sincerity found behind those searching eyes . . . interests unlimited . . . memories of the Jersey shore and rollicking ocean breezes . . . future perfect . . . Peggy. Berkshire Undergraduate Club 3, 4; Family Life Club 3, 4(T); IRC 3, 4; NFCCS , Verdeoro 3, 4. Mar gar etw ary Anne Copia PITTSFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS History 35 Ellen Rita Cowell SCHENECTADY, NEW YORK Biology Crew necks, knee socks, and a New York license plate ... a genius on the court . . . loved by all for her friendliness and cheer . . . scientist in a black apron . . .underneath her merry exterior, a thought- 1 ulness and sincerity typifying her multi-faced personality . . . seas oned traveler, Cape Cod, Washington . . . one of the most unforgettable of 58 . . . Cuz. Athletic Association 1, 2(T), 3, 4; Class Treasurer 2; Family Life Club 3, 4; Monsignor Doyle Science Club 1, 2, 3, 4; NFCCS , Sociality 1, 2; Verdeoro 1, 2, 3, 4. 36 Barbara Ami Crochiere BECKET, MASSACHUSETTS Spanish Ripples of jet black hair ... a touch of sophistication . . . sharply whetted sense of humor . . . able mentor of the Soph Show . . . rebel at heart . . . but why the twinkling eyes? . . . avid reader . . . endless source of information . . . opinions whole-heartedly and capably defended . . . competently and calmly accepting the present and facing the future . . . Barb. Athletic Association 1 , 2 ; Blessed Martin de Forres Sociology Club 2 , 3 ; Family Life Club 4: NFCCS; Sodality 1 , 2 ; Soph Show Co-Chairman ; Tourmaline 2 . Margaret Mary Curran HOLYOKE, MASSACHUSETTS English Proud possessor of the life-sized Eddie Fisher poster . . . spritely culprit behind the silence-shattering bugle call at morning taps . . . chipper . . . glib . . . personality plus . . . devoted protector of Lionel, her cele- brated car . . . chauffeur on the Holyoke shuttle . . . everyone her straight man . . . everyone her friend . . . the merriest sunshine of them all . . . Peggy. Athletic Association 1, 2; Blessed Martin de Porres Sociology Club 2; Holyoke Under- graduate Club 1, 2, 3, 4 ( P ) ; Liturgy Club 3; NFCCS , Sodality 1, 2; Verdroro 1, 2. 38 Poised and fragile as a porcelain figurine . . . impeccably groomed with inherent good taste ... a flair for the unusual . . . reservedly confident, positively patterned . . . yarn and knitting needles ever present . . . willing and able to untangle troubles . . . mature in outlook and opinion . . . an air of casual sophistication . . . streamlined modernity sweetened with old-fashioned charm . . . Ann Marie. Blessed Martin de Forres Sociology Club 3, 4; Sodality 1, 2; Springfield Undergraduate Club 1, 2. 3, 4(S). Ami Marie Daly SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS Sociology 39 Marilyn Theresa Deignan PITTSFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS English Congeniality with a fantastical flair . . . dancing eyes betraying a sonl made for joy . . . enthusiastic story teller, and always a story to tell . . . warm-hearted and sincere . . . “Everybody says so . . . white birches, silver rivers— beauty in genuineness . . . unfussed, unhurried, yet always gets things done . . . ready smile and ready for fun . . . Deggie. Athletic Association 1, 2; Berkshire Undergraduate Club 2(T), 3, 4(P); Blessed Martin de Porres Sociology Club 2; CCD 3, 4; Elmscript 2; Family Life Club 3, 4; NFC.C S, Sodality 1, 2; Verdeoro 1, 2, 3, 4. 40 Marie Angela DeMeola HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT Busin ess Adm inistra tion Bright eyes telling tales . . . unhurried steps disguising quickness of wit . . . mischievous pranks hidden behind an angel’s smile . . . delighting us with her “I’ll never tell . . . calmness that lends strength . . . loyal and true friend . . . helping us “ride with the bumps” . . . that needed word of encouragement . . . blending business efficiency with a holiday spirit . . . Didi. Athletic Association 1 , 2 ; Blessed Martin de Porres Sociology Club 2 , 3 ; Connecticut Undergraduate Club 3 , 4 ; Corte Castellano 1 , 2 ; Elmata; Family Life Club 4; Liturgy Club 3 , 4 ; NFCCS; Sodality 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 . Patricia Marie Doppmami WEST HATFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS English Genial and generous . . . appealing shyness . . . eyes crinkling with laughter that kindles in the hearts of those around her . . . voluminous notes and writer’s cramp, the bane of her existence ... “I don ' t know when I’ll find the time” . . . but she always does . . . custodian of confidences . . . competently resourceful, certain of success . . . Pat. Class Vice-President 2 ; 1 1 olyoke-N orthampton Undergraduate C-hih 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 ; NFCCS , Sodality 1 , 2 , 3 ; Tourmaline 3 . 42 Ocean depth reflected in blue eyes . . . still waters run deep . . . where she met a stranger there she left a friend . . . peaceful demeanor lending unruffled charm . . . dazzling smile . . . dreaming expressions ... a willing hand for every job . . . fun-loving streak lending itself to those comic capers with “Cuz” . . . our Janny. Athletic Association 1, 2, 3, 4; Blessed Martin de Porres Sociology Club 2; Glee Club 3, 4; IRC 3, 4 ( T) ; NFCCS; Sodality 1, 2; Worcester Undergraduate Club 1, 2, 3, 4. Janice Marie Edwards MILFORD, MASSACHUSETTS History 43 Faith Beatrice Ethier EAST LONGMEADOW, MASSACHUSETTS Business Administration Classic beauty reminiscent of Grecian marble . . . the softness of fur . . . twinkling eyes concealing hidden depth . . . generosity unlimited . . . swimmer extraordinaire and would-be beachcomber . . . the harmony in any impromptu barbershop singing . . . sunshine disposition worn as grace- fully as her tasteful wardrobe . . . dancing feet betraying a dancing heart . . . the essence of femininity . . . Faith. Athletic Association 1, 2; Blessed Martin de Torres Sociology Club 2, 3; Family Life Club 4; NFCCS; Sodality 1, 2; Springfield Undergraduate Club 1, 2, 3, 4. 44 Frances Mary Finn HOLYOKE, MASSACHUSETTS Sociology Going through life with a song in her heart . . . sunny-haired, sunny- smiled . . . golden intellect set in sterling spirituality . . . questions, ques- tions, but always the answers . . . master of the art of catching forty winks . . . Outstanding Catholic Youth . . . our very own alarm clock . . . beautiful in virtue, voice, and visage . . . that’s Frannie. A Cappella 1, 2, 3, 4; Blessed Martin de Porres Sociology Club 1, 2, 3, 4; CCD 2, 3; Delta Epsilon Sigma; Elmata (Assoc. Ed.); Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4 (P) ;Ho1yoke-North- ampton Undergraduate Club 1, 2, 3(VP), 4; Kappa Gamma Pi; Liturgy Club 2, 3, 4; NFCCS; Sodality 1, 2, 3(T), 4(T); Tourmaline 2 (Co-Ed.), 3; Verdeoro 1, 2, 3; Who’s Who. Tv Kathleen T herese Finn HOLYOKE, MASSACHUSETTS English Unhurried charm . . . enjoying people thoroughly . . . serene reserve . . . soft-toned voice . . . contagious, optimistic nature . . . more than easy to get along with . . . unassuming and thoughtful . . . promoter of Siamese cats . . . that artistic flair, capturing delicate detail ... a lady from her feet to her fingertips . . . Kay. Holyoke-Northampton Undergraduate Club 1, 2, 3, 4; NFCCS , Sodality 1, 2; Tour- maline 2. Calypso vital . . . palm fringed islands and a twelvemonth sun . . . firm exponent of all things British . . . pleasing us with each guarded approval of baseball, TV, and jazz . . . fashion conscious . . . snow lover . . . win- some sophistication . . . “I’m telling you, mon” . . . ever ready audiences for her songs and mimicry . . . charmed and entertained us . . . Maria. Corte Castellana 1, 2, 3, 4(P); IRC 2; Monsignor Doyle Science Club 2, 4; NFCC S, Sodality 1, 2, 3, 4; Verdeoro 2, 4. Maria Elena Forte CONSTANT SPRING, JAMAICA, B.W.I. Spanish 47 Mary Agnes Gould NOKTII ADAMS, MASSACHUSETTS Chemistry Kitten soft, purring with pleasure . . . angel blue eyes calmly over- seeing explosive chemical experiments . . . dorm provider of all conceivable gadgets . . . ever sympathetic ... a collector . . . abundance of wisdom and warm-hearted personality, yet coldly logical in debates . . . wardrobe unlim- ited . . . gleaming bronze page boy ... a lady in all situations . . . Maggie. Athletic Association 2, 3, 4; Berkshire Undergraduate Club 2, 3, 4; CCD 4; Family Life Club 3, 4; Glee Club 2, 3, 4; Liturgy 3, 4; M]B Debating Society 3, 4(P); Mon- signor Doyle Science Club 1 (L), 2, 3; NFCCS; Sodality 1, 2, 3, 4; Student Government 3, 4. 48 Rita Helen Grillo BRADFORD, MASSACHUSETTS English Verbal fluency expressing a wealtli of variegated knowledge . . . non- chalantly gay . . . collector of college mugs . . . speech colored with the Bostonian ' s quiet R . . . comical comments and catchy replies . . . casualness personified . . . discriminating emphasis on the positive . . . friendly listener . . . blessed with the the rare ability to laugh at self . . . welcomed Junior addition to the class of ’58 . . . Rita. Family Life Club 3 , 4 ; Glee Club 4 ; NFCCS 3 , 4 ; Venleoro 3 , 4 . Marie Theresa Grimaldi SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS English Pert and petite . . . pithy packages of thought . . . able guardian angel of the parking lot . . . practicality her motto . . . those discussions in class . . . “But, Father , her preface . . . outsized poeketbooks— storehouse of everything from fountain pen to knitting needles . . . baubles, bangles, bright shining things . . . wind-blown sophistication . . . Mademoiselle fash- ions gracefully worn . . . Marie. Athletic Association 1, 3, 4; Monsignor Doyle Science Club 1, 2; NFCCS; Sodality 1, 2, 3; Springfield Undergraduate Cduh 1, 2, 3, 4; Student Government 1, 3, 4 (VP). 50 Wisdom spiced with wit . . . capably performing the “impossible” with apparent effortlessness . . . vibrant, vivacious, vital . . . weighing each deci- sion on the scales of Eternity . . . unassuming leadership . . . Ella Fitz- gerald and the skyline of New York . . . cherished friend . . . possessor of unlimited literary abilities . . . velvet eyes, soft with understanding . . . embodying the spirit of ’58 . . . Barb. A Cappella 2, 3, 4; Blessed Martin de Pones Sociology Club 2, 3(VP), 4; CCD 2, 3; Class President 1, 4; Corte Castellano 1, 2, 3; Delta Epsilon Sigma ; Elmata (Ed. Ex- Offieio)4; Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Kappa Gamma Pi; NECC S (New England Liturgy Chairman 3); Sodality 1, 2, 3, 4; Springfield Undergraduate Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Student Government I, 4; Tourmaline 2 (Co-Ed.), 3; Verdeoro 1, 2; Who’s Who. Barbara Mary Guardi one SPHINGFIEED, MASSACHUSETTS English Janice Joyce Guert ' m WILLIMANSETT, MASSACHUSETTS Mathematics Laughing eyes . . . keenly appreciative of all that is French . . . dis- tracted by mathematical abstractions . . . outstanding saleswoman of tickets and chocolate . . . culinary prowess . . . prize-winning punch . . . after dance hostess ready with warm welcome . . . conscientiously and capably attaining her goal . . . most willing to help . . . always resourceful . . . understanding and wise . . . Jan. Athletic Association 1, 2, 4; Cercle Francais 1, 2; Family Life Club 4; NFCCS; Sodality 1, 2; Springfield Undergraduate Club 1, 2, 3(T), 4; Student Government 4; Verdeoro 3, 4. 52 Mary Joan Hunt WINCHENDON, MASSACHUSETTS Mathematics Fragile as the angelic Hummels she loves . . . yet sturdily efficient . . . creatively transforming wooden blocks into delicate illustrations . . . moments of mischief . . . possessor of a growing glass menagerie . . . music with a Latin beat . . . staunch supporter of Verdeoro . . . serenity of a Raphael Madonna . . . wearing a halo of red-gold tresses . . . Mary. ACS 1, 2; Athletic Association 1, 2, 3, 4; Glee Club 2, 3, 4; Monsignor Doyle Science Club 3, 4; NFCCS; Sodality 1, 2, 3, 4; Tourmaline 2; Verdeoro 1, 2, 3, 4(T). Alice Berry Johnson PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA History Golden-hearted . . . warm, affectionate, and generous . . . her out- stretched hand betokening friendliness and sincerity . . . true daughter of the " City of Brotherly Love” ... a chuckling good-sportsmanlike sense of humor . . . firm determination to reach her goal . . . those holiday train rides . . . true values and enviable common sense . . . loving people, espe- cially children . . . taking with her cherished friendships . . . Alice. Blessed Martin de Forres Sociology Club 1, 2, 3, 4; CCD 2, 3, 4; Family Life Club 3, 4; IRC 2(S), 3, 4; Liturgy Club 3, 4; NFCCS; Sodality ], 2. 54 Patiently unraveling the tangled web of life . . . scientific blender of Verdeoro production sounds . . . resolute opinions . . . building exquisite candy houses brick by brick . . . flashing dark eyes and rippling waves of jet black hair . . . generous time giver . . . meticulously neat . . . skillfully accentuating her attire with clever fashion ideas . . . the practical artist with sense-leveling insight . . . Joanne. A Cappella 4; Athletic Association 1, 2, 3; Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Monsignor Doyle Science Club 1, 2, 3; NFCCS; Sodality 1, 2, 3, 4; Verdeoro 1, 2, 3, 4; Worcester Under- graduate did) 1, 2, 3, 4. Joanne Mary Joseph FITCHBURG, MASSACHUSETTS Mathematics Nancy Marie Keegan PITTSFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS Sociology Gay paradox of social theories for class or for smoker . . . effervescent . . . Cape Cod and week ends . . . library research and midnight oil . . . trust- ing . . . china blue eyes . . . casual perfection and pleasing vivacity . . . " The niftiest ... St. Patrick’s Day and formals . . . term papers and labor problems . . . earnest and sincere . . . always welcome . . . collegiate . . . Nancy. Athletic Association 1, 2, 3; Berkshire Undergraduate Club 2, 3(YP), 4; Blessed Martin de Forres Sociology Club 2, 3, 4(P); Ehnscript 2; Family Fife Club 3, 4; Glee Club 3, 4; NFCCS; Sodality 1, 2; Verdeoro 1, 2, 3. 56 Anne Theresa Keenan WESTFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS Biology Mischief-maker, you’ll never fool anyone . . . scratch that lighthearted surface and find how deep true sentiment lies . . . blushing ... so quiet when pleased . . . starry-eyed prankster spreading happiness . . . varied hair styles, ties chic . . . cram queen . . . motorcycles and roller skates . . . agile . . . loyal . . . the laughter in the hall . . . unforgettable . . . Annie. Athletic Association 1, 2, 3, 4; NFCC S, Monsignor Doyle Science Club 1, 2; Spring- field Undergraduate Club 1, 2; Sodality 1, 2; Verdeoro 1, 2. Mary Joan Keenan OLEAN, NEW YORK English Aptly named . . . frolicking in a collegian ' s way . . . dynamically loquacious . . . outer bustle masking inner light . . . that twinkle in those bine eyes framed in laughing eyebrows ... a swish of plaid pleated skirts . . . mock scolding breaking into a friendly grin . . . girlish gaiety trans- formed by night into queenly sophistication . . . our candidate for Betty co-ed . . . Merrie Jo. Athletic Association 1 , 2 , 3 ; Elmscript 2 ; Family Life Club 3 , 4 ; NFCCS; Sodality 1 , 2 ; Verdeoro 1 , 2 , 3 . Gay gamin with a practical side . . . efficiency, shooting off sudden sparks of enthusiasm . . . warmth and generosity personified . . . contagious sense of humor lighting her way . . . mass of dark curls topping depth of thought and straight common sense . . . uncluttered simplicity, her desire in all things . . . multi-faceted moods . . . carefree companion, sympathetic confidante, treasured friend . . . Ev. Athletic Association 1, 2, 3; Corte Castellano 1; Family Life Club 3; IRC 1, 2, 3, 4; Liturgy Club 3; NFCC S, Resident Council Chairman 4; Verdeoro 1, 2, 3; Sodality 1, 2, ‘3, 4; Worcester Undergraduate Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Student Council 4. Evelyn Barbara La chut WAHE, MASSACHUSETTS History Lois Ellen Lambert SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS Sociology Willing hand, winning smile, and a sense of humor always in action . . . OLE’s very own trumpeter . . . pleasing alto voice ... so fond of sand dunes and salt sea air . . . living every minute to the fullest . . . rich, throaty laughter . . . ping-pong enthusiast . . . ambitious, with goals clearly set . . . benevolence in every act . . . Lo. Athletic Association 1, 2, 3, 4; Blessed Martin de Porres Sociology Club 2, 3, 4(T); CCD 2, 3; Class Secretary 1; Glee Club 2, 3, 4; NFCC S, Sodality 1, 2; Springfield Undergraduate Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Student Government 1, 2(T), 3. 60 Juanita Mary Lech WEST SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS English Homespun philosophy revealing strength of purpose ... a contented heart . . . optimistic as a rainbow . . . yet realistically meeting the chal- lenge of life . . . unpretentious and sincere . . . possessor of a heart of gold . . . childlike in her goodness yet adult in her decisions . . . delighting us with her ready laughter . . . Juanita. Blessed Martin de Porres Sociology Club 2 ; Elmscript 2 ; Family Life Chd) 3 , 4 ; NFCCS , Sodality 1 , 2 ; Springfield Undergraduate Club 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 . Mary Rose Lin coin THORNDIKE, MASSACHUSETTS Mathematics Reliability unlimited . . . bright blue eyes mirroring sincerity . . . blushing beautifully, laughing gayly . . . fun-filled years at OLE . . . apple-cheeked complexion . . . willing and proficient professor of the art of knitting . . . fond of the great outdoors . . . history minor with another paper due . . . hair of gold and a heart to match . . . Mary. Athletic Association 1, 2; NFCCS; Sodality 2; Springfield Undergraduate 1, 2, 3, 4; V erdeoro 1, 2. 62 Spiritual leader on our campus . . . holiness as it should be, modest and inspiring . . . ever a lady with a lady’s gifts . . . simplicity, serenity, and sincerity . . . warm graciousness clothed in beauty’s poise . . . spark- ling eyes shining at once with friendship’s joy and brimming with tears of parting sadness . . . always time to stop and chat . . . idealistic and unsophisti- cated . . . Barb. A Cappella 4; CCD 2, 3; Elmata (Assoc. Ed); Glee Club 2, 3, 4; IRC 2; Kappa Gamma Pi; NFCCS; Sociality 1, 2(S), 3(VP), 4(P); Holtjoke-Northampton Under- graduate Club 1, 2; Student Government 1, 4; Verdeoro 1, 2; Who’s Who. Barbara Ami Lunar dim HOLYOKE, MASSACHUSETTS English 63 Josephine Anne MacDonald CHICOPEE FALLS, MASSACHUSETTS English Non-vanishing vitality . . . OLE’s certified mistress of comedy . . . wittiest in word play . . . virtuoso sweeping over the keys . . . unending stories of Cinder, her dog . . . one half of our fabulous Mac n Sac duo . . . oh, those tell-tale eyes . . . sparkling comicality, a fitting complement to the inaccessible depth belonging to . . . Jo-Anne. Blessed Martin de Forres Sociology Club 2, 3; Elmata (Assoc. Ed.) Elmscript 2; Family Life Club 4; NFCCS; Sodality 1, 2, 3; Springfield Undergraduate Club 1, 2, 3 (VP), 4; Tourmaline (Co-Ed.) 3. 64 Angeles Dolores Madera PONCE, PUERTO RICO Biology Sparkling witli the brilliance of her sunny island home . . . savoring of Spanish charm . . . smiling with a secret more provoking than a hint . . . fire eyes . . . untroubled and relaxed in environs not her own . . . center of distraction . . . lively proponent of spirit in every phase of college life . . . finding friends everywhere . . . vaya con Dios, Angie. ACS; Athletic Association 1, 2, 3, 4(T); Blessed Martin de Porres Sociology Club 2, 3; Corte Castellano 1, 2, 3(VP); Monsignor Doyle Science Club 1, 2, 3, 4; NFCCS , Sodality 1, 2, 3, 4; Verdeoro 2, 3. 65 Barbara Antoinette Maiolo AGAWAM, MASSACHUSET TS Biology Lovely to look at . . . delightful to know . . . ' 58 ' s career woman in white ... a career in medical technology . . . flashing dark eyes, reflecting the sincerity in her soul . . . managing to supply our Junior Prom with everything from ashtrays to the fountain . . . Easter vacations in Bermuda and Florida . . . dependability unmatched . . . Italian loveliness . . . that’s Barb. Athletic Association 1 , 2 , 3 ; Glee Club 2 , 3 ; Nlonsignor Doyle Science Club 1 . 2 , 3 ; NFCCS; Sodality 1 , 2 ; Springfield Undergraduate Club 1 , 2 , 3 . 66 Leading lady of the campus ... so easy to know, once known, never forgotten . . . “Of course we have stop lights in Housatonic!” . . . blue eyes twinkling with gaiety . . . Frosty . . . stifling secret bent for mischief . . . Catholic college womanhood personified . . . understanding and enthusi- asm spilling from constant fountains of energy . . . Barb. Athletic Association 1, 2, 3, 4; CCD 2(VP), 3; Class Treasurer 1; Elmscript 2, 3(Co- Ed.); Family Life 2(VP); Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4; IRC 2, 3; Kappa Gamma Ti; Student Government 2(S), 4(P); Verdeoro 1, 2; Who’s Who. Barbara Mary Majeuoski HOUSATONIC, MASSACHUSETTS History Mary Christine Martin SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS Spanish Classic features set beneath wavy locks . . . perpetual loyalty to NFCCS . . . seeking the truth through high ideals . . . ever curious . . . staunch upholder of Irish tradition . . . Verdeoro’s make-up artist . . . solid opin- ions . . . possessing a tinge of Spanish influence . . . efficient ... a friend to every Elmite . . . never to be forgotten . . . Mary. Athletic Association 1, 2, 3, 4; Blessed Martin de Porres Sociology Club 2; CCD 2, 3, 4; Corte Castellano 1, 2, 3, 4; Delta Epsilon Sigma ; Family Life Club 2, 3, 4; Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4;MJB Debating Society 3(BM), 4; NFCCS, Junior Delegate 2, 3, 4 (Senior Delegate); Sodality 1, 2, 3; Student Government 4; Verdeoro 1, 2; Who’s Who. 68 Barbara Ami McCall WEST SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS History Perfectionist beneath those Titian locks . . . aunt of a prospective basket- ball team . . . “I’ve got so much to do!’ . . . never expendable, always dependable . . . have suitcase, will travel . . . easy mark for a shaggy dog story . . . diligent historian, ever probing into cause and effect . . . truth reflected in azure eyes ... a big heart with room for all . . . Barb. ACS; Family Life Club 4; Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4; IRC 2, 3, 4; Monsignor Doyle Science Club 1, 2 ( S ) ; NFCCS; Sodality 1, 2, 3; Springfield Undergraduate Club 1, 2(S), 3, 4 (P) . Mary Helen McGrath EASTHAMPTON, MASSACHUSETTS Biology Indescribable . . . incredible experiences . . . can you top this . . . true scientific spirit of adventure . . . helpful volunteer . . . East Side, West Side . . . “You’ll never believe what just happened to me”, . . . dry wit knowing more than it says . . .avid symptom watcher . . . pet frogs . . . individual and delightful to know . . . unforgettable . . . we just call her Mares. Athletic Association 1 , 2 ; CCD 2 , 3 ; Monsignor Doyle Science Club 1 , 2 ; NFCCS , Holyoke-Northampton Undergraduate Club 1 , 2 ; Sodality 1 , 2 ; Tourmaline 2 ; Verdeoro 2 , 3 , 4 . 70 Always just herself . . . simplicity commands respect . . . illuminating conversation with easy flowing humor . . . artist with a comb . . . ever- surprised eyes reflecting a heart of sunshine . . . humility in her every accomplishment . . . sunshine . . . “Wish they’d play a polka” ... an inward delicacy responsible for her keen human insight . . . good natured and loved by all . . . Kay. Blessed Martin de Porres Sociology Club 2, 3(T); Class Vice-President 1, 4; Corte Castellano 2, 3, 4; NFCC S, Sodality 1, 2; Springfield Undergraduate Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Student Government 1, 4. Kathleen Marie Meenaghan SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS Spanish Claudette Lorraine Molleur PITTSFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS English Queenly grace . . . Versailles and the Hall of Mirrors . . . firm upholder of French and Italian cultures . . . captivating straightforwardness . . . smooth complexion . . . ardent bridge player . . . lover of good books . . . solemn expressions humorously feigning gravity . . . elaborate schedules . . . relentlessly seeks Miami climate in the Berkshires . . . neat, petite, Cloie. Athletic Association 2, 3; Berkshire Undergraduate Club 2, 3, 4(T); Blessed Martin de Porres Sociology 1, 2; CCD 2, 3; Elmscript 2; Family Fife Club 4; NFCCS ; Sodality 1, 2; Verdeoro 1, 2, 3, 4. 72 Nancy Catherine O ' Flynn SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS Mathematics Expressive eyes revealing sunny thoughts . . . wispy waves of short hair . . . smooth golden tan . . . radiant smile . . . 58’s most photogenic miss . . . ingenious set designer . . . works best under pressure . . . candid camera fan . . . collegiate . . . friendly . . . always ready, willing, and able to help . . . distinctly an individual . . . that’s our Nancy. Athletic Association 1, 2, 3; Cercle Francais 1; Family Life Club 3, 4; NFCCS; Sodality 1, 2, 3; Springfield Undergraduate Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Tourmaline 2; Verdeoro 1, 2(S), 3 (VP), 4 (P) . Ann Marie Ferry WEST SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS English Artiste extraordinaire . . . pen overflowing with liquid loveliness . . . femininity personified . . . sea blue eyes and hair of sun-kissed gold . . . irrepressible laughter . . . progressive jazz and old Cape Cod . . . sympa- thetic confidante . . . nimbleness of heart and mind . . . collegiate point of view . . . constant coke and coffee breaks . . . wisdom veiled in beauty . . . Ann Marie. Athletic Association 1, 2, 3; Cercle Francais 1, 2; Class President 3; Elmata (Art Ed.); Elmscript 3; Family Life Club 3, 4; Glee Club 2, 3, 4; Kappa Gamma Pi; Monsignor Doyle Science Club 1; NFCCS; Sodality 1, 2; Springfield Undergraduate Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Student Government 3; Tourmaline 2; Verdeoro 1, 2, 3. 74 Starry-eyed and sentimental as an April day . . . surprise package enthusiast . . . gifted voice . . . each lovely song especially written for her . . . “Look to the Rainbow” . . . initiation’s stern faced Highland Chieftain . . . delighting later in smiling for the unbelieving Frosh ... at home behind the footlights ... a heart brimful of dreams . . . Bev. A Cappella 1, 2, 3, 4; Athletic Association 1; Berkshire Undergraduate Club 2, 3, 4; Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4 (Song Leader); Initiation Co-Chairman ; NFCC S, Sodality 1, 2; Soph Show Co-Chairman; Tourmaline 2; Verdeoro 1, 2, 3, 4. Beverly Anne Pratt LENOX, MASSACHUSETTS English 75 Ellen Marie Reardon LAWRENCE, MASSACHUSETTS Biology Smile of sweetness beneath an auburn crown . . . radiantly serene . . . thoughtfulness governing her every act . . . humble of heart . . . guardian of the dining room ... a most amazing raccoon coat and a red plaid knitting bag . . . “I’ll dissect; you read directions . . . and that Bostonian accent! . . . beloved by all who know her . . . gentle Ellen. CCD 4 ; Family Life Club 3, 4 ; MJB Debating Club 3 , 4 ; Monsignor Doyle Science Club 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 ; NFCCS; Sodality 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 ; Verdeoro 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 . 76 Anne Theresa Redden EAST LONGMEADOW, MASSACHUSETTS English Always a smile and never a frown . . . guardian angel of our Mission Committee . . . sweet and always well-poised . . . ever willing to lend a helping hand no matter how difficult the task . . . possessor of that “well- groomed look” ... a gentle manner found within a warm heart . . . friend to those who know her . . . Anne. Athletic Association 1, 2, 3, 4; Blessed Martin de Porres Sociology Club 3; Family Life Club 4; NFCCS; Sodality 1, 2; Springfield Undergraduate Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Tourmaline 2, 3; Verdeoro 1, 2. Marilyn Anne Riley MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS Sociology Crewnecked Bostonian widely interpreting the conventional . . . Peter Pan collars and bracelets . . . wrinkle-nosed laugh . . . gamin innocence . . . always attractive . . . doe-startled eyes, centers of vivid expressions . . . uncharacteristic swiftness on the basketball court . . . top scorer . . . a bagful of statistics to back her point of view . . . gay ability to decorate refinement with a refreshing modernity . . . Riles. Athletic Association 2, 3, 4; Blessed Martin de Porres Sociology Club 2, 3, 4; Elmscript 2; Family Life Club 3, 4; NFCCS; Sodality 2; South Shore Undergraduate Club 3 (VP), 4 (P) • 78 Petite package from the Berkshires . . . straightforward and unpre- tentious . . . avid letter writer . . . congenial companion . . . clear, cameo-like complexion framed in shiny, short-clipped brown locks . . . rapid chatter . . . sagely practical . . . winsome, dimpled smile . . . clever mistress with a needle . . . loves a hearty laugh and a good time . . . Ann Marie. Athletic Association 1 , 2 ; Berkshire Undergraduate Club 2 , 3 , 4 ; Family Life Club 3 , 4 ; NFCCS; Sodality 1 , 2 . Ami Marie Roche LENOX, MASSACHUSETTS English 79 Isabelle Ursula Rogers RYE, NEW YORK English Refreshing blend of cosmopolitan charm and small town wholesome- ness . . . the lilting beauty of “Summertime” ... a casual confidence unruffled by today’s clouds . . . multiplicity of interests ranging from Gersh- win to basketball ... a flair for the literary and dramatic, excelling in both . . . connoisseur of all things Scottish . . . laughter rippling from a heart that sings . . . Issy. Athletic Association 1, 2(S), 3 (VP), 4(P); Blessed Martin de Porres Sociology Chd) 2 ( S ) ; Class Secretary 3; Elmata (Ed-in-chief); Elmscript 2, 3; Family Fife Club 3, 4; Cdee Club 1, 2, 3, 4; NFCCS , Sodality 1, 2; Verdeoro 1, 2, 3, 4. 80 Pauline Anne Rut an a WHITINSVI l,LE, MASSAC. ' I lUSETTS Biology Classic features, exquisite coloring . . . center of smoker song-fests a weakness for monograms . . . sparkling eyes . . . keen mind making intel- ligent decisions . . . one of the black-aproned set, dashing to the caf for a ] reat • • ' fashionably tasteful . . . willing bridge player . . . winning smile . . . Whitinsville’s best public relations agent . . . Pauline. Athletic Association 1 2; Family Life Club 3, 4; Glee Club 2, 3(T), 4(T); Monsienor Dcnje Science Club 1 , 2, 3, 4; NFCCS , Sociality 1, 2; Verdean, I, 2, 3 4- Worcester Undergraduate Club ] , 2 , 3 , 4. ’ ’ Mary Josephine Smith SPHINGFIEI.O, MASSA( IIUSK ' I I S Biology Smooth unruffled calm . . . the envialfle capacity to see only the good in others . . . alien to complaint . . . chuckles with charm ... a stranger to none of the good things in life . . . expert at the art of budgeting time . . . a braille translation of Dickens speaks for itself . . . good things come in small packages . . . Mary. Cercle Francois 1, 2; Monsignor Doyle Science Club 1; Xl ' CC, S, Sodality 1, 2; Spring- field Undergraduate Clnh 2. 3, 4. 82 Well-seasoned traveler, accent on the tropical . . . September tans and tales of shore-spent summers . . . good-natured chauffeur of that familiar convertible . . . purposeful planner . . . dependability and an enviable memory for this and that . . . animated talker . . . dancing, her forte . . . flair for entertaining . . . sentimentality capped with curly coiffure . . . Peggy. Athletic Association 1, 2; Blessed Martin de Forres Sociology Club 2; Connecticut Undergraduate Club 3(VP), 4(P); C-orte Castellano 2; Family Fife Club 4; NFCC S, Sodality 1, 2, 3. Margaret Angela Salim eve HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT English 83 Mary Ellen Spencer PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND French Mademoiselle, tres belle . . . blue eyes gracefully distinguished by long jet black lashes . . . voice with the velvet touch . . . poise innate in her very being . . . bubbling over with charm . . . gaiety interspersed with giggles . . . fashionably collegiate . . . linguist par excellence . . . Elms saleswoman of trips to Europe . . . understanding . . . generous of all that is hers . . . Mary Ellen. Athletic Association 3, 4; Cercle Francois 1, 2, 3(YP), 4(P); NFCCS; Sodality 1, 2; South Shore Undergraduate CJul) 3, 4; Verdeoro 1, 2, 3. 84 Anne Marie Sullivan SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS English Colleen with an All-American flavor . . . gracefully tall and impressive . . . piercing blue eyes bespeaking a straightforward soul . . . smartly attired with a casual air . . . dancing feet, the delight of many an audience . . . dry wit . . . formidable initiation chairman . . . inquiring mind . . . shiny dark hair . . . practicality with an eye on the muture . . . Anne. Athletic Association 3, 4; Class Secretary 2; Elmscript 2; Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4; lnitation Co-Chairman , NFCCS; Sodality 1, 2; Springfield Undergraduate Club 1, 2, 3, 4. Katharine Breeda Sullivan EASTIIAMPTON, MASSAC IIUSETTS Biology Kitten on the keys . . . achievement soaring in the scientific field . . . winter dreams of Puerto Rican summers . . . knick knacks by the dozen . . . thoughtfully comfortable, a relaxing influence . . . captivating conver- sation and the click of knitting needles . . . the warmth and loyalty of her friendship, a treasure to cherish . . . happiness and music reigning in her heart . . . Kathy. Athletic Association 1; Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4; H olyoke-N orthampton Undergraduate Club I, 2, 3, 4; Monsignor Doyle Science Club 1, 2, 3, 4; NFCCS; Sodality 1, 2. 86 As crisp and lovely as a winter scene in Maine . . . halo of sun-silk tresses . . . clear complexion and clear ideas . . . math wiz . . . with a radio in the background . . . memories of snowbound trips home . . . trim and typical in oh so full dresses made with her own needle . . . strong, deep currents of true friendship . . . Rae. CCD 2, 3, 4(P); Family Life Club 3, 4; Monsignor Doyle Science Club 4; NFCCS; Sodality 1, 2. Mary Rae Thompson SOUTH PORTLAND, MAINE Mathematics 87 Eleanor Jane Vase SPHINGKIELD, MASSAC HUSK ' I IS English Mischief-maker supreme . . . little cartoon character drawings unmis- takably hers ... “I take blood in the hospital lab . . . an ever ready med- ley ot song . . . that gamin grin tells her store . . . hands ( iod made for pen and brush . . . professor of mimicrv . . . heart of kindness . . . hers a friend- ship as good as gold . . . El. Blessed Martin de Pones Sociology Club 2, 3; Class Treasurer 3; Elmuta (Assoc. Ed.); Cercle Francois 1; Glee Club 1, 2(S), 3 (VP); NFCCS; Sodality 1, 2; Springfield Undergraduate Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Student Council 1, 4; Tourmaline 2. 3; Verdcoro 1. 88 Margaret Mary Wallace INDIAN ORCHARD, MASSACHUSETTS English Winning ns first with her simplicity and sincerity . . . then her humor and gaiety . . . dry wit made to order ... a slow dimpled smile breaking into mirthful laughter . . . travel fever . . . Maine and Cape Cod summers, Florida Easters, and Saint Patrick’s days in New York . . . twinkling eyes betokening friendship . . . ultimate goals firmly set . . . happy-hearted • • • Peggy. Athletic Association 1 ; Blessed Martin de Pones Sociology Club 2 ; Corte Castellano 1 , 2 , 3 ; Elmscript 2 ; Glee Club 3 ; NFCCS; Sodality 1 , 2 ; Springfield Undergraduate Club 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 . Virginia Rose Weeks WESTFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS Mathematics Penetrating blue eyes searching for truth . . . the crisp beauty of a spring morning . . . pleated skirts and Peter Pan collars . . . firm convictions balanced with unbiased judgments . . . that contagious giggle, her hall- mark . . . able leader . . . getting things done quietly yet competently . . . willing fourth for bridge ... a logical mind prudently molding mature decisions . . . Ginny. Athletic Association 1, 3; CCD 2, 3, 4; Corte Castellano 1, 2, 3; Family IJfe Club 3, 4(P); Glee Club 3; NFC S, Resident Council Chairman 4; Sodality 1, 2, 3; Springfield Undergraduate Club 1; Student Government 4. 90 Joan Di Nardo, Junior Class President , Peggy McLean, Freshman Class President , and Mary Murphy, Sophomore Class President. Underclasses... examplel let befjosie ■ v Mary O ' Brien, Estelle Guillet, Teresa Macri, Patricia Ryan, Maureen Foley, Patricia Flaherty, Louise Glesmann, Ann Ruane, Paula Murray, Mary Lou Batchelder, Mary Ann Salmen, Ann Smith, Nancy Towne, Joanne Zuorski, Judy O Connell, Gene- vieve Masterson. Jll. lll IIS Autumn gold reflected the warmth nl Junior year as our earliest arris ers returned in September, burst- ing with plans lor the biggest rear ol all. (uaciously you greeted thy new Fresh and cheerlulh moved their luggage across campus and through dorms and ahvavs, it seemed, lor someone on the top floor. No complaints were heard, however, because of the quest, the search for a little sister, and just the right one. Ring night came early in this magic rear and ninetv-nine gleaming Tourmalines linked each of von to another phase in the chain ol Elms tradition. Mid-winter, with a swirl of snow and the hush ol secreev, found a night of nights being prepared. The glamor of Junior Prom uncovered prodded Eileen Moriarty, Treasurer, Lois Salome, Secretary, Janis Wise, Vice-President. memories of other prom nights as the soft strums of moonlit guitars drifted to 11s from somewhere in the past. Slowly you assumed the reigns of leadership. Backstage mechanisms were learned, while eager hands reached out to aid the Seniors. Responsibilities began to grow, and silently it was known that the crystal moment of graduation would grant you the gravity of Seniors and all had to be ready for it. That was always the plan, and it happened that you were our Juniors, and it was good to feel your strength behind us. It is with confidence then that we pass our Seniorhood on to you, knowing it safe in your most capable hands. Betty McDermott, Jane Shea, Joan Sullivan, Beverly Alexander. Judy Kennedy, Theresa Satowski, Marlene Mullin, Helene Meagher, Rosanne Lappin, Nancy Madden, Joan DiNardo, Beppe Garrity, Patricia Leonard, Patricia Dowd, Jean Le May, Florence Donoghue, Barbara Leggitt, Patricia Ryan, Maureen Enright. Anna Frigo, Natalie Mackie, Sheila Nesbit. ♦ 4 4 ' } ■ Pauline Houle, Gail Cicio, Barbara Kurpaska, Anne Todaro, Janet Rogan, Helen Dillon, Claire Goyette, Sally MacNeil, Barbara Letourneau, Dotty Crowley, Patricia Shea, Florence Nadolski, Anne Kelley, Mary Derengowski, Mary Brown, Ruth Zecchi, Dorothy Brosnan. I II I III! First row , center: Elizabeth Gallagher. Second row: Frances Le Ferriere, Carol Celetti, Mary Ellen Shea, Betty Fitzgerald, Bonnie Wyne. Third row: Judith Landry, Janet Bourdeau, Eileen Sohay, Ellen O’Brien, Eileen Murphy, Sylvia Taylor. 94 First row, seated Betsy Sylvester, Joanne Darcy, Peggy Allen, Jean Driscoll, Connie Tierney, Irene Rosenbeck, Lee Elwood, Carole Kidney. Second row, standing Jackie Albano, Carol Allaire, Diana Calabro, Kathy Fen ton, Barbara Airoldi, Rita Charlebois, Margie Cavanaugh. BEGINNING PROM preparations, the outstanding Junior event, are Judy Landry and Peggy Mulvey. SOPHOMORES Silver reflections are yours, little sisters — silver for a triumph half attained. This was an important year. New responsibilities overcame the carefree and a new maturity replaced the hilarity, for a show of shows had to be produced. Gay young Sophomores grew old in the process, but when the night for the big trip arrived, a thunderously applauding audience proved that everyone loved going “Around the World with the Sophs.” Much pride from big sisters! There were gleaming reflections from snow-white jackets, prize for a night’s work, and then you were on vour own for a while, silentlv watched but never First row: Peggy Mcloughlin, Cathy Tieuli, Peggy Tooney, Maureen Messier. Second row, seated Mary McDonough, Kathy Swords, Sarah Fernandez, Graceann Gavigan, Mary Ellen McCarthy, Madeline Joseph, Mary Hayes. Third row Diane Cavallini, Regina Archey, Barbara Turner, Linda Lavallee, Carol Daury, Mary Calabrese, Janet DiFonzo. Cecilia Joy, Treasurer, Maureen Friel, Secretary, Nancy Mart ning, Vice President. First row: Carolyn O ' Connor, Marcia Wright. Second row, seated Joyce Gelinas, Joan Gelinas, Jeanne Atkinson, Millie Bogacz, Carol Gilboy, Mary Murphy. Third row: Diane Newman, Mary Flaherty, Olivia Shannon, Irene Montagna, Barbara Grady. forgotten, for this was a year of discoveries, and it is in quiet that man discovers himself. Classes and assignments were crowding, but time found itself for non-curricular learnings and quickly the year glided by. You’ve been around the world once, but only half way around the Elms cycle, and a better half is coming up. Time does these things to us, little sisters. We long to watch you cover the rest of your trip, but it isn’t planned that way. With many thanks for all you’ve been, we leave, wishing you fair weather, smooth sailing, and bright futures. Mureen Sullivan Audrey O ' Flynn, Jill Sheehy, Frances Dragon, Dorothy Corcoran. Karen Tierney, Helen Lavelle, Dorothy Coffey, Maureen Bercury, Charlotte Barry. Judy StagnOro, Eileen Carroll, Jill Fitzgerald, Carol Korytoski, Edith Richards, Joyce Perosino, Patricia Pelland, Joyce Salon Elizabeth Anderson. First row, seated on floor Ann McQuaid, Maureen O’Keefe. Second row, seated Barbara McCarthy, Mary O ' Brien, Janet Pradella. Third row, standing Jean Kasuba, Lucretia Haylor, Mary Julian, Carol McKenna. First row Maureen Ambrose, Jill Fitzgerald, Maureen O’Neil. Second row Marie Ferrindino, Nancy Ouel- lette, Judy Finn, Coralie Lucas, Adele Paquette. .. i r i m ' yp| First row Peggy Maybury, Patricia O ' Neill. Second row Judy Riordan, Mary Ellen Mallory, Ann Sokolosky Lorraine Cebula, Elizabeth Stamant, Carol Lipski Third row, standing Mary Lynch, Constance McGovern, Carol Shannon, Anita Lussier, Theresa Vinisko, Kathleen Sullivan. SOPHOMORES First row, seated on floor Terry Moruzzi, Rita Mortellite, Louise O’Leary, Carol Griffin. Second row Mary Brennan, Ginny Duggan, Rosemary Broderick, Nancy Blanchard, Debb : e Coon, Pat Fogarty, Joyce Chriscola. Third row Judy Crowley, Mary Ellen Fitts, Betty Sadowsky, Sylvia Blouin, Mary Jane Privitera, Helen Cullen, Marsha Macary. First row Mary Ann Furey, Mary Fitzgerald, Maureen McDonald, Elaine D’Amour, Elva Gleason, Joyce Douville. Second row Mary Ellen Lynch, Mary Hammond, Anna Flasinski, Anita Huot, Claire Lord, Mary Praetz, Mary Kelly, Ellen Sesia, Donna Millin, Joan McMahon. FRESHMEN Kathleen Weldon, V ice-President; Rozanne Smith, Treasurer; Donna Millin, Secretary. Verdant were our Freshmen, reflected in the light of late summer green when first we watched them gayly assemble on our campus in Highland attire. Alive, modern, and brimful of joy, they rol- licked more than cowered, and Senior initiators lost their hearts before initiation had run half its course. Elms Night came for you, Frosh, and with it a chance to unite and display your right to the title “Elmite.” With a swirl of plaid and a show of spirit, you proved your worth and snatched mid-air the rain of caps which fell with “Gaudeamus” from the balcony above. Then came the real initiation, the real challenge. Classes began, and college life thrust its most im- portant aspect upon our uncertain newcomers. First row, kneeling Rebecca Butler, Gloria Bonneville, Sheila McCarthy. Second row, seated Joan Delaney, Rozanne Smith, Jean Zdon Teresa Lincoln, Mary Wynn, Kathleen Weldon, Marlene Frulla, Sarah Scordato. Third row, standing: Elizabeth Brisson, Mary Hinkell, Pat Fradet, Kathleen Worthley, Elizabeth McGee, Jacqueline Smith. Sandra Shaw, Pat Perry, Cecilia Joyce, Mary Lou Dunn. Work grooves were hard to find and others had to chalk off the boundaries— a wide path for knowledge, narrower ones for frolic. Chalk marks grow dim, but the line is a constant, and all stray back to it eventually. Your days are before you, Lowlanders, and we envy them. Not just the big days, the shows, the proms, the rings, and processions. Once over, those memories are safe. We envy the little days — the friendships, the big plans, the shared dreams, and even the worries. Don ' t wish them away. They’re worth every moment you give, and we know from knowing you that it is in your power to give them the best. Lavelle, Ada Mallory Hamm, Jacqueline Croughwe Nieves. Ann First row Kathleen Mahoney, Sonia Villares, Claire Bushika, Marilyn Brunet. Second row Mary Cameron, Alice Toomey, Grace Crowley, Barbara Houghton, Jayne Brown, Anita Bergeron, Stephanie Stefanik. Third row Joyce Marieb, Eleanor Lambert, Joan Topor, Norma Metz, Natalie Basile, Pat Cummings, Brenda Borden. Sally McCormick, Mary Lou Sinkowski Mildred La Ferriere, Livia Menin, Mary Reagan. First row Libbie Harris, Maura Higgins, Anne Morgan, Dora Morrissey. Second row Patricia Boudreau, Julie Gosselin, Sylvia Ready, Susan Musante, Joanne Donovan, Marilyn Phelan, Dorothy Murray, Margee Yerick, Peggy McLean, Trudi Dowd, Margaret Fitzgerald, Mary Kay Cunningham. First row Andrea Cyr, Clare Connors, Patricia Babineau, Jane Campbell. Second row: Kathleen Dwyer, Audrey Abbiuso, Gladys Archey, Elizabeth Ashe, Juliette Binette, Mary Fenton. Third row Mary Dupuis, Therese Chapdelaine, Eileen Collins, Anne Brown, Susan Bell, Nancy Borysewick. STUDENTS In recollecting the companions of our college years, it would be impossible to pass over the groups of special students who shared our studies and whose influence was so important and so lovingly imposed on us. Dedicated to a pursuit of knowledge, these Sisters so vitalized their endeavors and thus stimulated us to new resolutions in our own pursuits that it is fitting for us to pause in our reflections and remember them here. Sister Christopher Joseph, Sister Daniel Rose, Sister Rita James, Sister Joseph Margaret, Sister Michael Kevin, Sister Mary John, Sister Dorothy Alfred, Sister Mary Catherine, Sister Madeline Leo. Sister Marion Leo, Sister Catherine Brigid, Sister Margaret Thomas. Sister John David, Sister John Robert, Sister Florence Joseph, Librarian , and Sister Walter Margaret. a jewel- like flxuu PREFECT Barbara lunardini directed the spiritual activities of Sodality during 1958. In the one year since Our Lady’s Sodality acquired the “new” look of selectivity measurable success has been attained. During a four-month probation period candidates are given the opportunity to test Sodality, which in return, tests them. Realizing the wonderful way of life offered “to Jesus through Mary” more than sixty-five students celebrated the feast of the Annunciation, this year, with a solemn Act of Consecration to Mary. Apostolic leadership is cultivated through the activities of the Eucharistic, Literary, Mission, and Our Lady’s Committees, as well as through close contact with other college Sodalities. Highlighting this year’s activities was a New England Council week-end, held in February at Boston College and enthusiastically attended by Elms Sodalists. From this union of interior perfection and apostolic development springs the Catholic College Sodalist, pre- pared to live life to the full. WHITE- JACKETED officers Barbara Lunardini, Prefect , Judy O ' Connell, Vice-Prefect, Carol Griffin, Secretary , and Frannie Finn, Treasurer, pause during an active and successful Sodality year. t Since its beginning in 1953, our Student Government Association has striven to promote mutual understanding and co-operation between the students and faculty. The legislative body of the Association is the Student Council, whose twenty-eight members represent each class, Sodal- ity, and NFCCS. Under the firm leadership of Barbara Majewski, with the aid of faculty moderator, Sr. Mary Antonella, Student Government serves as the medium through which the voice of each individual student may be transmitted and acted upon. Self government is one of the most important privileges that can be granted to a student body; there- fore, it is the obligation of each Elmite to be aware of her own responsibilities and act accordingly. Throughout the year Student Government has spon- sored such successful activities as High School Day, Parent-Daughter Day, and the Spring Formal. PRESIDENT Barbara Majewski ' s effective leadership inspired co-operation with the policies of student government. that coifieA, ajj aad COMPETENT LEADERSHIP is displayed in the persons of student government officers Barbara Majewski, President; Marie Grimaldi, Vice-President , Peggy Maybury, Secretary; and Peggy Mulvey, Treasurer. FORENSICS WORKSHOP at the Elms finds John Kelly of Fairfield and Rita Grillo render ing a dramatic recitation from Maxwell Anderson ' s " Elizabeth, the Queen. " Mary Ellen McCarthy, Alternate Delegate, Mary Martin, Senior Delegate , Margie Cav- anaugh, Junior Delegate One of the “Big Three” on the Elms campus is the National Federation of Catholic College Students, commonly called NF. This organization is the vehicle for opinions expressed by the Catholic student population. Its purpose is to service the individual clubs on campus, ultimately resulting in the development of a strong lay apostolate. During the past year NF sponsored Forensic and Industrial Relations workshops, a day of prayer for the Hungarian refugees, a campus election in which Frances Finn was chosen the Outstanding Catholic Youth from the Elms, and co-sponsored with Family Life Club an informal talk by Thomas McCarthy, M.D. POOLING OPINIONS and sharing conclusions make the NF workshops an effective vehicle for the exchange of ideas between colleges. PPM i ' W ' ;;. ?$ ?£» Family Life is a young and flourishing club which has a definite eye on the future. It stresses the aims and responsibilities of the Catholic family to the college and post-college community. Activities include informal meetings at which members carry on lively discussions of any topic of interest. Fostering a greater knowledge and love of the Liturgy, the prayer life of the Church, is the aim of the Liturgy Club, headed by Mary Derengow- ski. Inspired by the “Mediator Dei’’ of Pope Pius XII, the club has made the Sacraments its study project of the year while continuing to promote Compline. BRINGING LITURGY to the campus level are club officers Florence Donoghue, Vice-President , Mary Derengowski, Presi- dent; and Mary Collins, Secretary. Peggy Mulvey, National Liturgy Chairman , and Patricia Flaher- ty, Regional Liturgy Chairman. FAMILY LIFE officers: Virginia Weeks, President; Irene Rosen- beck, Vice-President; Carol Gilboy, Secretary ; Peggy Copia, Treasurer. Liturgy DISCUSSING the question of the proper age for marriage are Juanita lech, Anne Marie Roche, Beverly Chevalier, Claudette Molleur, and Rita Grillo. APOSTOLIC ZEAL is stressed by CCD officers Rae Thompson, President , and Bonnie Wyne, Vice-President, in the club that has its most wide- reaching effects on children in near-by communities. The International Relations Club is an organization extending beyond the ordinary realm of a classroom. Dealing with international affairs, its members are free to discuss problems and events outcomes of which are so vital to today’s world. Under the leadership of Cynthia Baker, IRC invites all to participate in the panel discussions and informal debates which play such an important part of this organization. Not limiting itself to on-campus activities, IRC joins in discussion with several of our neighboring colleges. Cynthia Baker, President; Pat Flaherty, Vice-President ; Marie Fer- indino, Secretary; and Janice Edwards, Treasurer, organize the weekly meetings of the International Relations Club. POSSIBLE CANDIDATES for future elections are surveyed by Evelyn Lachut, Barbara McCall, and Alice Johnson at an IRC meeting. One of the newer clubs on campus, CCD finds a wonderful outlet for apostolic zeal and enthusiastic Catholic Action— teaching the youth of Christ. Preparation is an essential prerequisite for any successful undertaking, and those attending night courses with Father Devine are fully aware of its special importance since the fullest enrichment of young souls will depend largely upon their skill in presenting Catholic truth. Ceremonious presentation of the teaching cer- tificates and numerous indulgences granted with the work place an added stress on its significance. Teachers and helpers alike combined to make this a successful year for the club. t Nancy Bla The development of Catholic lay leadership and democratic principles of speech is the aim of the Mother John Berchmans Debating Society. Mock debates and panel discussions held at the bi-monthly meetings compose the ground- work for attaining this goal. Re-organized within the past three years, this society has witnessed a rapid revival of interest on campus. RESOLUTE DEBATERS are led by Mary Agnes Gould, Presi- dent; Mary Ellen McCarthy, Treasurer,- Nancy Blanchard, Secretary and Mary Martin, Business Manager. CHRISTMAS BAZAAR lends its background for this picture of Verdeoro officers: Marilyn Brunet, Recording Secretary; Nancy O ' Flynn, President; Joyce Perosino, Secretary; Irene Rosenbeck, Vice President; and Mary Hunt, Treasurer. Verdeoro Regarded as the official campus dramatic club, Verdeoro is the organization which serves as our own Broadway showcase. With activity the cornerstone of the group, each member finds a place whether it be in the radiant person of a leading lady of the modest but vital position of stagehand. During the past year Verdeoro sponsored all dramatic productions on campus as well as many off-campus, including participation in a one-act play tournament at Regis and a Forensics Workshop at Saint John’s College in Brooklyn. " JENNY KISSED ME " provided this scene in which Beverly Pratt as Sister Mary of the Angels, and Cecilia Joyce listen to the definitely stated opinions of Walter Halpin as Father Moynahan. UGHTING CANDLES for traditional Christmas pro- cession ore Beverly Pratt, Song Leader; Frannie Finn, President; Betsy Sylvester, Vice-President; Pauline Rutana, Treasurer; and Sylvia Blouin, Secretary. With the Christmas concert behind, “Mr- Fair Lady’’ turned her thoughts to spring and the joint concert with Fairfield Uni- versity. Hours of practice were evident as a pleasing blend of harmonies poured forth from rows of collegians bedecked in black tux and green robes crossed with golden stoles. Graduation finds those left behind re- newing a memorable farewell. “OLE is our beacon clear, for truth and right we’ll hold.” CONCERT finds Beverly Pratt announcing each group of songs as the entire glee club waits to begin. ! t8%v ‘ v- vu h ' Jar M § CHOOSING childrens ' books from our library collection to read tc the children of Brightside Orphanage are Betsy Sylvester, Louise Glesmann, and Marilyn Riley. 9 Uu ninincj, c9lean,bi . . . The Blessed Martin De Porres Sociology Club is composed of students interested in current socio- logical problems and in the principles of Catholic social thought which provide a firm basis for social action. Under the guidance of its Moderator, Sister John Martha, and its President, Nancy Keegan, the Sociology Club has featured stimulating lectures. discussion groups, movies, and book reviews of sociological significance. Highlighting this year’s activities were weekly visits to Our Lady of Providence Home for Children, a Christmas Party for the aged at the Chicopee Infirmary, and a workshop on the revision of the Taft-Hartley Law in which Sociology students from the Elms and St. Anselm’s participated. Nancy Keegan, President; Ginny Duggan, Secretary; Lois Lambert, Treasurer; missing is Mary O ' Brien, Vice President. lie Porres Sociology 0 I 14 Si By | i - K ;j J a-;‘, - ' ■ -Vc :i W- . ' .V +i mittdU Furthering Elmites’ interests in all things scientific is the ultimate goal of the Monsignor Doyle Science Club. Through its activities and group discussions, the club informs the science major of the many opportunities open to her in the world of science today. It also enables arts majors to gain a sampling of scientific knowledge so necessary for a liberal arts background. With an eye always on that future, the science club presents information on current medical devel- opments and present-day scientific discoveries. Truly one of the most vital organizations on campus, the science club gives us knowledge of man and the world about him in the light of Catholic principles. Consignor PICTURED HERE are Science Club officers Judy Finn, Treasurer ; Mary Collins, President; and Ruth Zecchi, Secretary. Missing is Florence Na- dolski, Vice-President. UNMINDFUL of the candid camera ' s eye, Mary Collins methodically carries on an experiment in the Physical Chemistry lab. GLIDING GAILY around our naturally formed skating rink, Merrie Jo Keenan and roommate Anne Keenan add becoming pink to their cheeks while enjoying a favorite winter sport of New England. Athletic SPORTS PLAY an important role on campus, and Athletic Club officers: Angie Madera, Treasurer ; Janet DiFonzo, Secretary; Dottie Crowley, Vice-President; and Isabel Rogers, President , work hard to insure an active program. Amici an active year of zeal for new projects, the Athletic Association found itself giving a great deal of its attention to its reinitiated intercollegiate bas- ketball team. Early successes kept spirits high and optimism mirthful as plans were made for more and more matches during the season. Ping-pong tournaments and badminton retained their popularity, but a new emphasis on tennis stole the spotlight for a while as the Spalding Company prepared to bring national tennis champs for a special clinic at the Elms. Softball enthusiasts wound up the season, and the traditional Commencement week banquet com- pleted the year’s work with the presentation of individual and class awards. HIGH SCORER Marilyn Brunet displays her shooting skill in this graceful shot during the victorious var- sity game played against Annhurst College. First row Barbara Turner, Ellen Cowell, co-captain , Jane Shea, captain, Beverly Chevalier, Marilyn Riley. Second row Frances Dragon, Kathleen Fenton, Janis Wise, Elizabeth McGee, Judith Boulanger. Third row Grace Minkler, coach , Janet DiFonzo, Barbara Majewski, Patricia Dowd, Ann Morgan, Marilyn Brunet. RECHECKING PLANS before heading for the sunny slopes of Northern New England are Maureen Bercury and Terry Moruzzi, two of our most enthusiastic skiers. DISPLAYING SMILES as well as proper tennis equipment and attire in expectation of the forthcoming Spalding tennis clinic, Nancy O ' Flynn and Rae Thompson are hoping to improve their net form. La Forte Fastellana W ht ' ii the Spanish linguists meet, “el espiritu de Castilla vieja is brought to the Elms campus. As members become proficient in speaking the language, a deep appreciation for the culture of Spanish speaking people all over the world is also developed. A description of the celebration of Christmas in South American countries highlighted the annual Christmas party. Bonds of understanding and friendship between Spaniards and Americans, all members of the family of God, are made stronger with each meeting of La Corte Castellana. To know and to understand the culture and customs of France and to speak her language is the credo of the mem- bers of Le Cercle Francais. French major Alary Ellen Spencer ably guided the organ- ization in the attainment of this goal in all their activities this year. The most popular meeting among the students was the annual Christmas party co-sponsored by La Corte Castellana. Our pretty Canadian Freshman, Claire Lord, gave a preview of what Christmas at home would be for her. In this and its other undertakings, the purposes of this club were admirably realized. I 18 • • • 4AJ- Uele Uncj tiAt ' i meet Cercle Francais Mary Ellen Spencer, President; Mary Pat Hogan, Treasurer; Carol Griffin, Secretary ; missing from picture is Mary Brown, Vice-President. THE MERENGUE inspires Ada Nieves and Sonia Villares at " the joint Christmas party. Maria Forte, President , Marlene Mullin, Vice-President; Louise O’Leary, Secretary; Beverly Alexander, Treasurer. , ' i Delta Epsilon Kathleen Barry, Mary Coffey, Mary Collins, Mary Martin, Frances Finn, Guardione. Barbara “It is for the wise man to set things in order.” With this in mind the Alpha Kappa Chapter of Delta Epsilon Sigma elects its members on the basis of out- standing scholarship and leadership. This national scholastic honor society may also admit two members of the faculty or alumnae each year. Ann Marie Perry , Barbara lunardini, Barbara Guardione, Barbara Majewski, Frances Finn, Mary Coffey. Frances Finn, Mary Martin, Barbara Guardione, Barbara Majewski, Mary Coffey, Barbara Lunardini. Kappa Gamma Pi Recognizing the need for Catholic leaders. Kappa Gamma Pi, a national honor society, was organized exclusively for Catholic women’s colleges. No more than ten per cent of the graduating class may be elected. Scholarship and outstanding leadership in extra-curricu- lar activities are necessary prerequisites for admission. Who ' s Who “Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities’ is an annually issued directory containing the names of outstanding students on all college campuses throughout the country. Members are elected by their classmates on the basis of scholarship and leadership service and approved by the faculty. HOLYOKE Undergraduate Club enthus- iastically pursues its activities under the leadership of Margaret Curran, President; Maureen Enright, Vice-President; Louise O ' Leary, Secretary,- and Rosanne Smith, Treasurer. SfLO-tlitjJlt Undergraduate Hubs SOUTH SHORE Undergraduate Club officers are Marilyn Riley, President; Betty McDermott, Vice-President, Lucretia Haylor, Secretary, and Maura Higgens, Treasurer. A bit of home away from home is the echoing spirit of our six undergraduate clubs on campus. In its third year the Berkshire chapter shone brightest with its most successful Christmas Ball co-sponsored by Holy Cross. Fifty per cent of the proceeds were donated to Brightside Orphanage. The Connecticut and South Shore Clubs slowly but surely gathered impetus. Connecticut did its part by participating in an inter-collegiate dance held during the Thanksgiving holidays, while South Shore extended a gracious welcome to incoming freshmen by way of a tea. Along with their welcoming tea, Worcester also devoted much time to arrangements for an inter- SPRINGFIELD Undergraduate Club numbers as its officers Barbara McCall, President; Ruth Zecchi, Vice-President; Nancy Towne, Treasurer; and Anne Marie Daly, Secretary. A CONNECTICUT Undergraduate Club, recently organized be- cause of the increase in students from this area, has as its offi- cers Margaret Solimene, Presi- dent; Joan Tonski, Vice-Presi- dent; Graceann Gavigan, Sec- retary,- and Marsha Macary, Treasurer. ' an the dacicU collegiate dance with Fairfield University. The Springfield Undergraduate Club held its annual reunion and get-acquainted picnic for new Elmites where informality and warm friendliness gave an extra boost to girls facing the dawn of their college careers. The Holyoke branch followed suit with a Com- munion Breakfast which proved satisfying and suc- cessful, and they also met with prosperity at a later food sale. While the purpose of the clubs is mainly social, each member acts as a good will ambassador to the pre-college community. WORCESTER Undergraduate Club officers are Kathleen Barry, President ; Florence Donoghue, Vice-President; Janet DiFonzo, Secretary,- and Helen Dillon, Treasurer. BERKSHIRE Undergraduate Club, another of the newly organized clubs, is capably led by Marilyn Deignan, President; Natalie Mackie, Vice-President; Mary O ' Brien, Secretary; and Claudette Molleur, Treasurer. Tourmaline Three times each year Elmites anticipate the publication of Tourmaline, our college literary maga- zine. Its important function is to serve as the official organ for the best in self-expression and creativity. In order to maintain the high level of standing that it has attained and to assure its continuation as a medium for the truth of Catholicism, contributions are encouraged from all students. This year, the aim of our “Magazine of Distinc- tion” was to foster a critical, positive, challenging air toward the field of entertainment. Staffed by Junior journalists, Tourmaline was supervised by Jean Driscoll and Kathleen Fenton, co-editors. Due to their combined efforts and talents, the theme has been clearly reflected in well written articles, pol- ished verse, and thought-provoking editorials. The history of a nation is merely the accumulation of daily news items which have been compiled and recorded throughout the centuries. .So too, the history of a college is read first in its newspaper. Throughout the pages of Elmscript, one is aware of the pulsating tone commonly referred to as the “spirit of OLE.” Through its pictures and illustra- tions progress and modernity are evident, yet it never loses sight of the main objective— to re-echo Christ in a world where many are embarrassed to whisper His name. Elmscript’s outstanding editorials convey to its readers the editors’ sentiments on current politics, science, and items of local interest. Success of its endeavors is indicated by its All- American and All-Catholic awards as well as the much-coveted title of Newspaper of Distinction. NEWS OF the campus, featured in Elmscript, is directed under the supervision of Lois Salome and Ellen O ' Brien, Co-Editors, and Janis Wise, Business Manager. LITERARY QUALITY is the objective of Tourmaline headed by Kathleen Fenton and Jean Driscoll, Co-Editors, and Joan DiNardo, Business Manager. f STRIVING TO present you with a truly adequate representation of the year 1958 is the staff of our Elmata. First row: Mary Martin, Eleanor Vose, Barbara Collins, Barbara Lunardini, and Mary Coffey, Associate Editors. Second row Jo-Anne MacDonald, and Frances Finn, Associa te Editors; Marie DeMeola, Head Typist; Barbara Guardione, Editor ex-officio; and Mary Collins, Photography Chairman . ENDEAVORING TO reflect our year in the pages of the Elmata are Ann Marie Perry, Art Editor; Kathleen Barry, Busi- ness Manager; and Isabel Rogers, Editor-in-Chief. ' leca ' idUnCf 1958 Elinata Staff . . . We narrate the story of OLE. Walk with us through her halls and feel the pulsating drama of her life. See the campus in her four-seasoned glory and touch the lives of the people she enfolds. Hear the hum of activity as each interest is fostered and marvel at the accumulation of effort behind it. Then describe it, publish it, and call it a yearbook. We have snatched at pieces of our life here, caught stray ends, and hoped that the essence would spring from such segments. If it is still unclear, walk with us again over the empty halls and glance to the heights of each room. Note the cross, and pause to ponder. Ill DR. RICHARD PATTEE COFFEE HOUR finds Peggy Copia engaging the attention of Monsignor John J. Burns as Rita Grillo and Barbara Lunardini look on with interest. Providing intellectual stimulation and prompting discussion are the purposes of our lecture series and annual Coffee Hour, activities anticipated by the student body. At this year’s Coffee Hour, Monsignor John J. Byrnes, President of St. Thomas Seminary, discussed “Standards for a Novel Morally Acceptable to the General Public.” At the informal Coffee Hour in the library, after the lecture, current novels were reviewed in the light of these standards. Dr. Richard Patee, returning once more to Veritas Auditorium, aroused our attention with his lecture on “Current Affairs,” delivered in typical Patee fashion, interestingly and informally. A new year— our Senior year at that, and it had to begin with a battle! Freshmen Lowlanders, expecting the worst, steeled themselves for. our Highland attack and showed spirit in the initial smoker skirmish. Stronger Senior aggression, however, proved overwhelming, but an Achilles heel was noted and remembered. Strategically retreating by night and re- suming battle at dawn, Freshmen found the enemy weakened by a night of reveling. Off guard but still deadly, the Highlanders struggled valiantly, leading jaunty Low- landers through flings and maneuvers and traditional initiation stunts, but Freshmen relentlessly held ground and inch by inch advanced on the Highland position. Seniors rallied. War cries were heard, and results were terrifying for unprepared Low- landers in this final encounter. Victory was inevitable as Highlanders gladly tossed in their lethal white jackets, signifying the end of initiation, and rewarded the battle- weary enemy with smiles all around. " GAUDEAMUS IGITUR, " " We the caps on you bestow” in somber strains floats from the balcony with treasured caps tossed from senior hands to awaiting frosh below. SCOTTISH PLAIDS predominated as haughty highlanders put lowly Frosh through initiation paces. Kneeling are Lowlanders Delaney, Hamill, and McCormick. Standing are High- landers, Chevalier, Curran, Chieftain Sullivan, Lowlander Brown, and Chieftain Pratt. LOWLAND LASSIES Pat Fradet, Grace Crowley, Margee Yerick, Joan Delaney, Mal- lory Hamill, Ann Brown, Sally McCormick, Alice Toomey, and Natalie Basile practice a Highland Fling for an Elms Night per- formance. " RECEIVE, O Father, Almighty and Eternal God, " . . . these caps and gowns, symbols of achievement. Sophomore sisters help Senior class officers make the presentation. Solemnity was the keynote of Cap and Gown Sunday as Seniors for the first time donned the academic black of achievement. So often had these ceremonies been watched, one seemed to be looking on only once more as the line formed and be- ribboned offerings were raised in offering. Seniorhood, a long-earned feat, was symbolized by a cap and gown carried by sister hands, while early morning mist surrounded the chapel and shadows of preceding Seniors seemed to follow in step to the altar. There were roses from the Sophomores, and time was found for singing; for this was a happy occasion as reflections of the past transplanted plans for the future, yet both linked in the solemn significance of the present. Wide lawns unfolded before the winding black line in the crisp October afternoon as Seniors displayed their achievement, acknowledging their readiness to lead. TRADITIONAL BREAKFAST in the Dining Hall following the morning ceremony is filled with songs and congratulations of underclassmen. Donning at last the long awaited Caps and Gowns, Seniors file past friends and relatives in solemn procession. CAPTURING THE audience with their rendition of " Jimmy Brown " are these companions of song, Louise O ' Leary, Made- line Joseph, and Jeanne Kasuba. First-nighters were treated to an evening of original and delightful entertainment as the Class of 1960, vying with Mike Todd’s fabulous produc- tion, presented the annual Soph Show. The fresh green of the Emerald Isle complete with high stepping colleens— the gay, carefree atmosphere of a little Italian village — the glamorous Parisian flavor of the nightclub — the lazy luxurious beauty of a Pacific isle and authentic luau: a command performance in every respect and another wonder- ful moment to remember. Soph Show PICTURESQUE HAWAII found these native dancers, Maureen O’Keefe and Ann McQuaid, quickly stepping to the rhythmic clicking of bamboo sticks manipulated by Patricia Fogarty and Maureen Bercury. Peggy Toomey looks on interestedly to catch the light, nimble movements of the straw-hatted girls. REFLECTING PRIDE, the Sophomores received their white jackets from big sisters for a victorious and happy finale to the Soph Show. Pictured are Alice Johnson, Cecilia Joy, co-chairman ; Mary Murphy, Sophomore President ; and Evelyn Lachut. CO-CHAIRMAN Sylvia Blouin explains a point in setting to BACKSTAGE scene found Cathy Tieuli and Maureen Messier Karen Tierney and Judy Stagnaro. reviewing costumes. Around The World DANCE COMMITTEE poses with escorts during intermission: Mary Hunt, Judy Boulanger, Marie Grimaldi, Barbara Lun- ardini, Isabel Rogers, Barbara Guardione, Merrie Jo Keenan, and Nancy O ' Flynn. DECORATIONS, always a big job, are given an assist by Janice Edwards, Ellen Cowell, Judy Boulanger, and Isabel Rogers. Elmnta llanoe Bonnie lassies with gay laddies danced amid silhouetted Scotch figures or laughed and chatted over plaid topped tables at our “Highland Fling” in November. Shadows flickering on the walls reflected the fun and frolic of another “Elmata,” ably organized by general Chairman Barbara Lunardini. Clever decorations caused many a comment; while the refreshment stand, figuratively called " Scotch on the rocks,” was a favorite spot during intermissions. It was an unforgettable night filled with red and green plaid " moments to remember.” CYNTHIA BAKER, shown here with Mary Ellen Spencer and Rae Thompson, handled publicity for the dance. MARY McGRATH and Ellen Reardon are briefed on arrangements for the dance by Merrie Jo Keenan backed up by Mary Lincoln. High School liny FROSH INDIANS rejoice at a rise in their score during the traditional basketball game against the Sophs. CAMPUS TOURS finds Barbara Guardione showing the new Senior dormitory to a group of visitors. INTERESTED high school visitors inspect the display table outside the auditorium. November sunshine smiled warmly on some five hundred high school seniors as Our Lady of the Elms opened her gates, welcoming these future collegians to a day at the college and a chance to view the campus in action. Seniors, hoping for someone to fill their place— Juniors, with visions of initiation — Sophs, watching for potential little sisters— and Frosh, anxious to be observers, rather than par- ticipants in initiation— all Elmites with light hearts and help- ful hands, helped to prepare an interesting program. A welcoming assembly followed by a Sophomore “Cow- girls” versus Freshman “Indians” basketball game, the Soph Show, tours of campus, and a lunch followed by Benediction provided a day full of those events which are part of Elms life. We hoped that in September many new Frosh will recall, “We were there.” “WRAPPED HIM in swaddling clothes . . This year a lovely creche, gift of the student body, added Bethlehem ' s quiet beauty to the campus. MRS. SANTA CLAUS distributes gifts at the Spanish- French Club party. ' At? Christmas Christmas is coming. Sounds of early carol practice remind us of its advent, but academic surroundings seem always to place it in the too far ' future. It is with surprise, then, that the glee club concert brings its reality upon us, as candlelight casts its magic shadows and the spirit of Christmas descends upon the Elms. We discover a new campus manger to show the reason for the festivities, traditional frost- bitten carolers, step-sing gaiety, and antics in the Smoker for our last Elms Christmas. For the first time the gym must lend its greater size for the setting of the Christmas banquet. Everyone is coming, including Santa Claus. Verdeoro plays and tableau convey the holy theme. Dorm parties follow with all invited, and late, late in the night the lights blink off, until the star above the manger burns alone to watch and wait. SANTA S big” sister, Anne Marie Roche, shares in Mary Agnes O ' Brien’s rollicking generosity. TURKEY N ' FIXINGS were served at the annual Christmas dinner. , i . i ..I i 1 iVA . j!! 115115 p a. COFFEE ' N ' COKE break finds Evelyn Lachut, Mary Lincoln, Peggy Solimene, Peggy Curran, and Anne Marie Roche enjoying the kitchen in the new Senior dorm. FRANNIE FINN engages the attention of Barbara Majewski, Carol Bailey, and Betsy Bergin during an informal afternoon in the Senior lounge. RECORD ENTHUSIASTS Nancy Keegan, Joanne Joseph, and Marie DeMeola admire a new album of " Porgy and Bess. " FAVORITE GATHERING spot draws Frannie Finn, Guardione, Mary Agnes Gould, Rita Grillo, Angie Peggy Curran, Betsy Bergin, and Merrie Jo Keenan. Barbara Madera, DORM SCENE finds Rae Thompson assisting Mary Agnes Gould, while Ann Marie Perry looks on. Dorm Life SENIORS Mary McGrath, Pauline Rutana, Mary Collins, Janice Edwards, Ellen Cowell, Cynthia Baker, Marilyn Deignan, Ginny Weeks, and Barb Crochiere get together and discuss the day’s happenings after an active round of classes. CHECKING SCHEDULES during a lull in the day ' s proceedings are Ginny Weeks, Janice Guertin, and Eleanor Vose. NOTED PIANIST, Jesus Sanroma, pictured here with John Casey of the Chicopee Community Concert association, initiated the series in November. Inaugurated this year the fusion of com- munity and college through the Chicopee Com- munity Concert Series held in Veritas Auditorium. This intermingling is important, for progress may be attained only through such co-operation. World famous piano virtuoso, Jesus Maria San- roma, was the first attraction. Gerald Souzay, noted French baritone, appeared in the second concert. The delightful performance of the Obernkirchen Children’s Choir was the third event of the series and the Longine Symphonette drew music lovers once more to the auditorium to hear the last con- cert of the season. BARITONE Gerard Souzay rendered an outstanding per- formance in the second concert in the series held January 8. " ANGELS IN PIGTAILS " delighted a capacity audience with winning personalities and beautiful renditions of international songs. Community Concert iSeries Ring Night Frosh sisters Dora Morrissey and Norma Metz admire the coveted Tourmalines of Lois Salome and Pat Flaherty. Juniors reciting the ring pledge— “Awaiting hands reach out to welcome you, beloved Tourmaline,” know at last the real meaning of ring night. It symbolizes upperclassmanship, and yet much more. To every Elmite, the green and gold of her Tourmaline reflects four years of happy college days. Mirrored in its gleaming brightness are tangible memories of the spirit, love, and loyalty that is Our Lady of the Elms. Junior Week End Romantically recreating the oid south, Juniors opened doors of secrecy to present in elegance their beautiful prom theme “Tara.” Tall white columns bedecked with Spanish moss reminded us of a flowing fountain in Granada, as we noted with practiced eye the long-houred details of a colorful sunset sky. Jazz concert and dinner dance stole the spotlight on Saturday and a Communion breakfast climaxed the second successful Junior week end. GRACEFUL DECORATIONS conveyed the theme of Southern elegance at the annual Junior Prom. ■ L A • ’ mms t fig SHADES OF the twenties! Soph- omore Ann McQuaid and es- cort dazzle spectators with their lively Charleston. STARRY EYED frosh Clare Con- nors and escort pictured as they enter Tara’s Halls. NIGHT OF NIGHTS found president Joan glowing at Junior fulfillment. SURVEYING prom festivities are co- chairmen Eileen Mahoney and Peggy Mulvey. A SMILE of success is displayed by co chairman Eileen Moriarty. A GUITAR SOLO and picture-taking share honors in this scene as Betty McDermott, Pat Flaherty, Sheila Nesbit and friends smile for the camera. SITTING ONE OUT at the Jazz Concert are Lois Salome, Pat Dowd and escorts. " WILLOW WEEP for me " wails the saxophone, as the blues provide a change of pace. GREETING late comers are Garrity, Joan DiNardo and Nesbit. m Retreat UNITED in prayer are two Seniors, Nancy O ' Flynn and Mary Ellen Spencer. With the long-awaited return of spring to our campus, came the time for our annual retreat. These were the few precious days of silence and solitude, when we put away all affairs of the world and considered instead, a matter of infinitely more importance, our relationship with God. Under the guidance of our retreat master, Rev. Arthur J. McCarthy, S.J., our spiritual life became richer and more fruitful. REV. ARTHUR J. McCARTHY, S.J. SLIPPING INTO CHAPEL for a few minutes of mental prayer is Carol Griffin, Sodality Secretory. FOOD FOR THOUGHT is found by Marilyn Deignan, Margaret Solimene, and Anne Redden in the written word. Living I! o.s an May afternoon stillness found whispering leaves and sun- shine reflected on green lawns as the voices of young women broke the silence with the clear intoning of a favorite prayer. This was our way of counteracting for Mary, Our Lady in Blue, the simultaneous actions of other factions cele- brating a May day in red. Cap and gowned Seniors became pulsating black and white beads surrounded by the great cross of the student body. Absent were the noise and confetti, leaving only the music of each Hail Mary to float upward to the Queen of Peace asking for good will among the peoples of the earth. ROSARY AND TOURMALINE combined in a way familiar to Elmites. ECHOES OF PRAYER gently rise, a quiet protest to the world’s unrest. TEACHING THE ART of make-up to Jenny, played by Mary Carol Urso, is Norman Girourd as Owen Parkside. THIS SCENE from “Our Lady ' s Juggler” depicts Rita Grillo as Sr. Mary Esther, Mary Kelly as Our Lady, and Betty Gallagher as Sr. Joseph Andrew. Dramatics play an important and most successful role here on campus. All who possess that “dramatic flair” are welcome to try out for the various roles which make each production such a momentous success. This past season highlighted the entertaining comedy, " Jenny Kissed Me,” Jenny being vividly portrayed by Mary Carol Urso. December brought the colorful Christmas plays fol- lowed by traditional interclass plays which stimulate dramatic excellence by fostering class competition. SCENE FROM " Jenny Kissed Me " finds Mrs. Deazy, (Irene Rosen- beck), Jenny (Mary Carol Urso), Fr. Moynahan (Walter Halpin), and Michael Saunders (Don Shea). is§ Informally Speaking CAUGHT TAKING advantage of the library recorder is Mary McGrath. CAUGHT PENNING a note to her little sister before the Soph Show is Nancy O’Flynn. Caught off guard is well caught. It is at these in between times that we are seen as we are. Everything we do is not important as men calculate importance, but we find value in the smaller moments that are so necessary to a survey of our year. We place these stray- ing pieces in between the gaps. Without them the picture remains incomplete— it is a face without feature, lacking personality. CAUGHT DURING a Commencement Week step sing is the class of ’58. ■ | |B CHAIRMAN Anne Redden had a twofold job when a snowstorm postponed the show from February to April. Fashion Show COMMITTEE member Peggy Curran gives a backstage assist to model Judy Boulanger as she prepares for an entrance. Down a flower bedecked platform paraded lovely Elmites modeling all types of fashions from cool crisp cottons to luxuriant soft furs. Breathtakingly beautiful wedding gowns were, for many, a forecast of tbe future. When the curtain closed on today’s fashions, we left with remembrances of “la belle mode” which was at its peak this night. MODELS LINED UP for this picture which shows Barbara Lunardini, Donna Millin, Judy Stagnaro, Nancy Keegan, Beverly Alexander, and Ann Marie Perry. Parent lla lighter Day PICTURED WITH PARENTS are Barbara Guardione, Mary Coffey, and Frances Finn. Elegant chapeaux and the aroma of cigar smoke permeated the atmosphere announcing to all that Parent-Daughter Day had again arrived on the Elms campus. From the banquet tables rose the murmur of parents renewing friendships and comparing anec- dotes of today’s generation. As the day quickly slipped into evening, we realized the truth of the expression “Tempus fugit,” for we had only begun to show our home away from home. May this yearbook, then, complete our parents’ views of this, our second home, made possible by them. SEEN WITH PARENTS are Mary Martin, Kathleen Barry, and Mary Collins. 4 . SUNLIGHT graces the grotto as Barbara Lunardini crowns Our Lady assisted by Kathleen Barry, Frannie Finn, Judy O ' Connell, and Mary Martin. Along the grassy path to Mary’s shrine The Seniors come with youth and beauty blest, Each bearing in her hand a blossom white A symbol of pure Jove in maiden breast. Young hearts beat true in faith and hope and love, Young eyes alight are fixed on Mary’s face As towards a beacon set on home’s fair shore The yearning mariner directs his gaze. Dear Mother, keep us in thy tender care. Guard thou the pathway by our footsteps trod. Oh, Lady of the Elms be thou our Guide To bring us through Life’s journey home to God. — TRADITIONAL TRIBUTE Mary s Hay MAY COURT included Kathleen Barry, Evelyn Lachut, Angie Madera, Barbara McCall, Beppe Garrity, Sheila Nesbit, Maureen O ' Neil, Frannie Finn, Judy Stagnaro, Mary Ann Salmon, Barbara Lunardini, Judy O ' Connell, Terry Moruzzi, Mary Ellen McCarthy, Judy Kennedy, Janis Wise, Marlene Mullin, Ellen Reardon, Maria Forte, and Mary Martin. Class Hay Each year a day is set aside for the graduating class and the school to honor each other. Graduates offer their school gift, plant a tree, and present their year- book. The school nods in love and bestows a parting blessing upon them. GRAVE OLD SENIORS and their escorts grace the marbled rotunda of the Administration Building during the annual Senior Ball, 1958 ' s dance to end all dances. SENIORS PLANT a tree each year on Class Day as the student body forms an honor guard to march in procession over the paths of the campus. Senior Ball Transformed into a glittering ballroom, the white- marbled rotunda found each Senior Cinderella arriving Prince-escorted for her last college dance. Four wonder-filled years were reflected in lights and music when, all too soon, the clock struck the witching hour, chiming our Senior Ball into the past. SENIORS Juanita Lech, Anne Marie Roche, Ginny Weeks, Peggy Wallace, and Jo Ann MacDonald march in caps and gowns. Reflections break and scatter in the morning light of Commencement. The prize, the promise, finis. This is why we came here. Four dashing years were spent at whirling pace, four years of trying, of work, and of happy relapses when books were tossed aside and replaced by mirth. They circle around your head, those days, until reflections become a haze, apart from the reality of the moment. This can’t be you reaching for a shining diploma. This can’t It is real, taps the rhythm of our steps upon the stage. It is real, sings the choir as the sound sweeps about us. You’ve made it, shout the eyes of the great hall upon us. Deo gratias, says a voice within. Ponderously the black line of achievement follows the pompous procession. Heads rise to view the reluctant recessional and see golden reflections of triumph dancing enticingly in the distance. TRADITIONAL DAISY CHAIN is carrier First row-. Margaret Curran, Faith Ethier, Margaret Solimene, Nancy Keegan, Marilyn Riley, Frances Finn, Margaret Wallace, Angeles Madera, Carol Bailey, Betty Ann Bergin, Cynthia Baker, Virginia Weeks. Second row Anne Redden, Anne Marie Roche, Margaret Copia, Ann Marie Daly, Mary Lincoln, Evelyn Lachut, Mary McGrath, Mary Rae Thompson, Ellen Reardon, Mary Agnes Gould, Marilyn Deignan. Third row Jo-Anne MacDonald, Rita Grillo, Janice Guertin, Marie DeMeola, Janice Edwards, Merrie Jo Keenan, Ellen Cowell, Pauline Rutana, Anne Keenan, Barbara Crochiere. First row Juanita Lech, Mary Smith, Mary Martin, Beverly Pratt, Barbara Lunardini, Mary Coffey, Barbara Guardione, Kath- leen Meenaghan, Barbara Collins, Barbara Majewski, Nancy O ' Flynn. Second row: Barbara McCall, Ann Marie Perry, Alice Johnson, Ann Sullivan, Marie Grimaldi, Lois Lambert, Eleanor V ose, Joanne Joseph, Isabelle Rogers. Third row. Kathleen Finn, Patricia Doppmann, Mary Collins, Mary Hunt, Maria Forte, Beverly Chevalier, Judy Boulanger, Claudette Molleur, Mary Ellen Spencer, Kathleen Barry. CLASS HISTORY Just as an explorer, atop a lofty summit, views the ground he has covered, scans the horizon, and relives the past, so we, after exploring the valleys, groves, rivers, and hills of Our Lady of the Elms today stand on Senior Summit and relive our journey. Route 1954-55 marked the first road of our trip. We remember how the road began with a statue of the First Lady of the Elms, hands outstretched to us; how our first friends were called Junior Sisters, welcoming us into their hearts with a song; how Foreign Legionnaires were tested by the “Majors” whose frowns veiled smiling hearts. There were hills along this road, difficult because they were new to us — classes, mid-terms and finals, clean-up committees, and the general adjustments one must make to college life. And yet, each hill held a shaded tree with leaves whispering — Sodality re- ception, retreat, step-singing, and that first Mass of the Holy Ghost. Close to the trees flowed gurgling FOREIGN LEGIONNAIRES Alice Johnson, Merrie Jo Keenan, Lois Lambert, Mary Martin, Ginny Weeks, and Kay Meenaghan displayed a variety of attitudes toward initiation in September 1954 . TWO LOST SOULS, Terry Saccavinc and Jo-Anne MacDonald, delighted us while Mary Ellen Spencer, Ellen Cowell, and Marilyn Riley waited for “I Can ' t Do the Sum.” " FOR SOON NIGHT will welcome the stars while a thousand guitars play our soft habanera. Then Moonlit Granada will live again the glory of yesterday, ro- mantic and gay. " brooks, bubbling with the mirth of proms, concerts, movies in the lounge, and college week-ends. Before we had time to say “Desert Song” we were well on the way to Route 1955-56, “Gaiety Road.” We now became more closely acquainted with our other companions and decided to plan a show of shows for them, filled with magic “Moments to Remember.” At this point our group was distin- guished by white jackets and a song of our very own. Disregarding the “sophomoric philosophy” which says, “Why study?” we approached classes and found that study was necessary in our quest for knowledge. And then, having completed one half of our journey, we gazed at the next sign which said “the best road,” (and it was!) As seasoned travelers we were asked to watch over the newcomers. These “little sisters” were as close to us as the Tourmaline rings they later slipped on our fingers. One detour on this road led to the sunny Spain of “Granada,” where the beauty and romance of lace fans, ivy walls, and shimmering fountains spelled Junior Prom and the first Junior Prom week-end. We realized, however, that this road, too, was nearing its end, as the travelers ahead turned and sang “their last good-bye.” Route 1957-58 was a road paved with memories and marked by a new lodging, the Senior Dorm, a symbol of what we should be after this last trip — strong, firm, stamped with the image of Mary, beautifully furnished interiorly as well as exteriorly. Now began a series of never to be forgotten lasts — the Senior Ball, our night of memories; Parents’ Day HARVEST MOON barbershop time discovered Faith Ethier, Barbara Maiolo. Claudette Molleur, and Kay Barry contributing their harmony to our Soph Show. FUN FILLED HOURS were spent as make-believe Carmel- ites in the practice and presentation of " Song at the Scaffold " during our Sophomore year. MARDI GRAS presented by our little sisters during Junior year found the class of ’58 enthusiastically sup- porting this frolicsome project. spent with the folks who had encouraged our every step along the four roads; our last classes with the faculty we shall never forget; our last morning Mass in the little chapel, home of our Changeless Friend, with whom we shared so many intimacies. Today, in the midst of our Class Day exercise, we are filled with mixed emotions as we recall the roads we have traveled, as a class. We would like to linger, “ The woods are lovely, dark, and deep,” and yet we know me must go and meet the future. “For we have promises to keep. And miles to go before we sleep, And miles to go before we sleep.” Barbara A. Lunardini Class Historian CLASS SOIL ViiAfeqjP.Rg Jlylici. tuf. ieveSiUf. Piatt Mocit.ra.-to MuUc ttf jja-Ann Mac banatcL - 6 tu c c qod ou£ . Tray Jctyo us t n car£. es-csc. T? 1 r-“i p i y§ fee w w : r z hr - k 7 Ft= erect . — m l 5 L Hi yrctj) 40 t }oV t oi y- oj 7 W S m - J fr 7 - tJer f r pfV « Z £? - Zc- . Jy of tin: 6 13 • 3 • %?r. 153 SOURCE Livid noon lifts such shadows as soften a Walden-like wood ; its sleeping pond, Chrfstalline now at the touch of time and the high-skied sun ' s workaday intrusion. Lies pierced to hidden depths by the light that probes. Disclosing dappled treasures. Not a large pond, but its opalescent surface can mirror the whole wood around: Multicolored grasses of a kind, yet each distinct. Bend over the place, stretching in all their supple strength To see their faces reflected in nature’s glass; Altered slightly perhaps for the mingled medium in which they blend with Stalwart oak-shapes, changeless but for leaves of nature ' s whim, and graceful elm branches swaying With grace in the face of the wind; trailing twigs across the silvered sheen and simulated blue Where clouds drift in silent acquiescence. No signs of stagnant apathy, no dank mass of reeds strangling on the surface: Far out beyond the borders trickle the quiet streams to nurture life still springing in their wake, Hardly heard for the outer din. They flow In liquid freedom, yet ever keep the path cut long ago by the first venturing droplets, A path only widened by the watery years. They stream in nature ' s sequence through the place beyond, Pond-souls within, always feeding from the source. Ann Marie Perry Jladtui (lejjleciia ttd. ? BAILEY, CAROL A. 66 Squier St., Palmer BAKER, CYNTHIA M. Main St., Bats River BARRY, KATHLEEN M. J Maxwell Ct., Worcester BERGIN, BETlY A. Franklin St., Bondsville BOULINGER, JUDITH A. 33 Hastings St., Springfield CHEVALIER, BEVERLY A. 3 Rots Ave., Ware COFFEY, MARY F. 102 Beacon Ave., Holyoke COLLINS, BARBARA A. 46 Warriner Ave., Springfield COLLINS, MARY E. 75 Orange St., Westfield COPIA, MARGARETMARY A. 20 Beverly St., Pittsfield COWELL, ELLEN R. 1185 Highland Park Rd. Schenectady, N. Y. CROCHIERE, BARBARA A. Washngton St., Becket CURRAN, MARGARET M. 543 Beech St., Holyoke DALY, ANN MARIE 313 Fountain St., Sprngfield DEIGNAN, MARILYN T. 6 Putnam Ave., Pittsfield DE MEOLA, MARIE A. 71 Bushnell St., Hartford, Conn. DOPPMANN, PATRICIA M. West St., West Hatfield EDWARDS, JANICE M. 53 Grant St., Milford ETHIER, FAITH B. 295 Elm St., East Longmeadow FINN, FRANCES M. 1823 Northampton St., Holyoke FINN, KATHLEEN T. 44 Calumet Rd., Holyoke CLASS OF m FORTE, MARIA E. 32 Grotvenor Ter. Constant Spring, Jamaica, B.W.I. GOULD, MARY AGNES 98 Brooklyn St., North Adams GRILLO, RITA H. 26 laurel Ave., Bradford GRIMALDI, MARIE T. 102 Florence St., Springfield GUARDIONE, BARBARA M. 155 Overlook Dr., Springfield GUERTIN, JANICE J. 947 Chicopee St., Willimansett HUNT, MARY J. 151 Spring St., Winchendon JOHNSON, ALICE B. 4015 Fairmount Ave., Philadelphia, Pa. JOSEPH, JOANNE M. 64 Milk St., Fitchburg KEEGAN, NANCY M. 16 Rhode Island Ave., Pittsfield KEENAN, ANNE T. 40 Orange St., Westfield KEENAN, MARY JOAN 126 South Ninth St., Olean, N. Y. LACHUT, EVELYN B. 53 Chestnut St., Ware LAMBERT, LOIS E. 113 Noel St., Springfield LECH, JUANITA M. 174 Birnie Ave., West Springfield LINCOLN, MARY R. 1 1 Hill St., Thorndike LUNARDINI, BARBARA A. 22 Jackson Pkwy., Holyoke MAC DONALD, JOSEPHINE A. 27 High St., Chicopee Foils MADERA, ANGELES D. Mayor No. 30, Ponce, Puerto Rico MAIOLO, BARBARA A. 415 Adams St., Agawam MAJEWSKI, BARBARA M. 18 Main St., Housatonic MARTIN, MARY C. 40 Eddy St., Springfield McCall, 313 Main St., West Springfield McGrath, mary h. 14 Holyoke St., Easthampton MEENAGHAN, KATHLEEN M. 29 King St., Springfield MOLLEUR, CLAUDETTE L. 26 Whittier Ave., Pittsfield O ' FLYNN, NANCY C. 270 Berkshire Ave., Springfield PERRY, ANN MARIE 7 Beauview Ter., West Springfield PRATT, BEVERLY A. 42 Cliffwood St., Lenox REARDON, ELLEN M. 85 Berkeley St., Lawrence RcDD N, ANNE T. 222 Porter Rd., East Longmeadow RILEY, MARILYN A. 43 Gordon Rd., .Milton ROCHE, ANNE MARIE 229 S outh St., Pittsfield ROGERS, ISABELLE U. 377 Midland Ave., Rye, N. Y. RUTANA, PAULINE A. 22 B” St., Whilinsville SMITH, MARY J. 410 Chestnut St., Springfield SOLIMENE, MARGARET A. 42 Roxbury St., Hartford, Conn. SPENCER, MARY ELLEN 63 Lennon St., Providence, R. I. 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CAVANAUGH, MARGARET R 871 Carew St., Springfield CELETTI, CAROL A. 31 Boyer St., Springfield CHARLEBOIS, RITA A. 36 Oxford St., Pittsfield CICIO, GAIL T. 10 Keefe Place, Worcester CROWLEY, DOROTHY A. 57 Circle St., Forestville, Conn. DARCY, JOANNE M. 78 Pine St., Chicopee Falls DERENGOWSKI, MARY A. 18 West St., Adams DILLON, HELEN I. 17 Claremont St., Worcester Dl NARDO, JOAN F. 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