Florida Memorial College - Arch Yearbook (Miami, FL)

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«r THE Arch II ■ Hi msri m ■ I ■■ ' ?Wi m ■ ■ ' :; " •■:■■ ' iWw ; d iTjrt m. W .M k . Serosa %c3di3B ' • ' ' ' ■ ' ■ ' ' ' ' ■■■■ ' I! H§ IB .■■■ ' .•.■ ' ■•■ ' • ' :■■:■■■■■• " ■- %F$b2%$ ; ' ■ ' raw " ■•.■■■ ■ ' ' .■■■ Mill ■.■ ' .■ ' .■■■ ■HE 1 1 lb IraflnHH X Hr msxB THE i?Cif the yearbook of Florida Memorial College 15800 N.W. 42nd Ave. Miami, Florida 33054 Volume 20 ' US I ■ ' ■ - ' " w jtV " : ' 2fflH ■H si HMD WKSBm B OS Efi SbUe H ■BEiS ALMA MATER aSap i» As the breeze through tall palm trees Seems to sing thy scared name Thy sons and daughters love to spread O ' er all the land thy well earned name. We lx ve thy halls, thy stately walls And the friends who gave thee birth The truth we learn as each heart yearned For higher, nobler things on earth. Should future bring joy or tears, To thy name we ' ll e ' er be true To thee we pledge our loyalty And dedicate our lives to you. Refrain Florida Memorial, Florida Memorial How we love to sing thy praise We ' ll be loyal, ever loyal, And for thee our voice raise. Ig fflH ■K ■ fflm fSKt ?. l£fi ■IS ■ ' m The President: Dr. Willie J. Wright, I As we enter this ERA of ' THE NEW DAWN " The woods are lovely, dark, and deep. But we have promises to keep, and miles to go before we sleep, and miles to go before we sleep. The President And The First Lady As the ' American Beauty Rose ' enhances the beauty of a flower garden, this beautiful first lady enhances the Florida Memorial College family. The Dean Of The College Dr. Clarence L. Cryer " • " » «• », LOOKING H I pass this way but once. Let my contributions for the betterment of, and not my disregard for or my infidelity to this institution, mark m prfsi ' iirc. !i ttMA It -- P TJ TABLE OF CONTENTS In Memorium 6 Dean Webb 10 Campus Queens 11 Administration 32 Faculty 44 Student Services 58 Seniors 64 Juniors 80 Sophomores 91 Freshmen 112 Sports 154 Happenings 162 e-book Staff 17q dveijtisements ll Mi In Memorium Mrs. Maria H. Von Boross 1912-1974 The Florida Memorial College family was shocked and saddened by the news of the death of Mrs. Maria H. Von Boross who died on June 23, 1974. Mrs. Von Boross served as Circulation Librarian since 1968, when the college moved from St. Augustine to Mi- ami, until the time of her demise in 1974. Shaw ' s words may well sum up her philosophy: " I want to be thoroughly used up when I die. Life is no brief candle to me. It is a kind of torch which I hold only for a moment and I wish to make it burn as brightly as possible before passing it on to future generations. " Mrs. Von Boross lived a full life. She was held in the highest esteem by those who knew her, and her great service to Florida Memorial College will be missed. Her first concern always was the students of Florida Memorial College. The college fam- ily believes that her life will remain a legacy to th e college. Everyone loved and admired Mrs. Von Boross. Leroy Thompson Head Librarian In Memorium Kenneth J. Huenink AB, BM, MM, Ed. D 1974 A warm friendly smile. Time to listen; to exchange ideas. Puffing on a pipe. Interested in students, colleagues and the fine arts. Professor Kenneth J. Huenink came to Florida Memorial in the fall of 1959, and un- til his departure in the summer of 1971 he played an important part in many areas. He became director of the choir and earned it a real reputation throughout the state. He also taught German, Contemporary Culture, and Fine Arts. He was an artist in every sense of the word. For years he was conductor of the St. Augustine Symphony Orches- tra. His fine singing voice and his playing on the cello brought him acclaim. Professor Huenink served as acting dean of the college for many years. He also was the inventor of a new department in General Education called the MOTIVE Program. Jle secured government funding for this and many other ventures. He was a guiding genius in planning the new campus here. Professor Huenink holds the Bachelor of Arts Degree from Carroll College in Wis- consin, his home state. He also holds both the Bachelor ' s and Master ' s Degree in Music from the University of Cincinnati. Shortly after leaving F.M.C., he was awarded the Doctorate in Education form Florida State University. Dr. Jesse Silverglate Social Science Dept. MEMORIUM Professor Karl V. Marecek Ph.D., LL. D., Sc. Polit. D 1901-1974 Dr. Marecek joined the college faculty in 1966 in St. Augustine and continued until his death, 7 December 1974, as an outstanding scholar, true gentleman and warm hearted friend of students and faculty alike. Born in Czechosvakia in 1901 and was educated in Bohemia and Austria then gradu- ated from Charles University, with a doctorate in law and economics. He had a distin- guished career in both journalism and public service in his native republic. As the total- itorian forces increased he was in the forefront of the battle for freedom for manv vears. Dr. Marecek spoke about contemporary history from the vantage point of an actor in it. He had been home with kings, cardinals, generals, presidents and dictators. In 1948 he and his family was forced to leave his native land and live in the United States per- manently. Prior to that he had received the degree of Doctor of Political Science at Paris. This learned professor wrote many books, countless articles and was fluent in English, French, German, Russian, Polish, and Slovak, in addition to his native tongue Czeh. In this country he lectured widely and taught at several colleges and universities. At Georgetown University he received the Ph.D. in Diplomacy. Here at Florida Memorial he was the perfect example of the cultured gentleman; he had a pleasing personality and a good sense of humor. In spite of a life full of harrowing experiences he was able to give fair and unbiased views of the men and movements making history in this century. With his three earned doctorates and his long experience of wingling with the great on familiar terms, he always remained a humble person, and a dedicated teacher. He greatly enriched the knowledge and lives of those he touched here at this college. His name should continue to be held in honor for what he did and what he was. Bv Walter Hampshire Lest We Forget The graduating senior, proud and determined, boldly steps into the impersonal and competitive world eager to assume his role as a contributing member of society. For many years Florida Memorial, being a four years lib- eral arts college, has been instrumental in the shaping of the lives of thousands of young people who have entered its doors and have graduated from there. The experiences at this institution, whether they be academic or social, play an im- portant part in determining the extent that its graduates are successful in their post-graduate endeavors. The record shows that many Florida Memorial College graduates HA VE become successful in their chosen careers and HAVE become functioning members of their communities. Perhaps, in some small way, this college has been respon- sible for the success that they now experience. Therefore, the alumni should never forget the institution from which they graduated— an institution that undoubtedly assumed a major role in the shaping of their lives. Florida Memorial College has witnessed the graduation of thousands of students most of whom have never revisited the campus or contributed financially or otherwise to its up- keep. The reason for this lack of interest may vary from one individual to another; but whatever the reason is this college is suffering because of it. A strong Alumni Association brings forth strong, constructive ideas that would definitely contrib- ute to the progress of the college. By the same token, a weak Alumni Association retards the growth of its Alma Mater. Harold Taylor once described a student as a " person who is learning to fulfill those powers and to find ways of using them in the service of mankind. " Florida Memorial College needs its alumni ' s service, help, and contributions. Florida Memorial College students learn to fulfill their potential now that potential must be used to help Florida Memorial College. By Miss Ellen Walkine DEAN OF STUDENT AFFAIRS 10 Student Affairs Dean ROSCOE C. WEBB , ' A man who has touched the lives of us all through his dedication and understanding. Student Affairs 11 MR. ARCH LLOYD HOLMES ' ft . y 12 H ] MISS. ARCH KATHY HILL ■ Honors 13 CAMPUS QUEENS 14 Queens Queens 15 Mary Adderly Miss F.M.C. is a swinging Gemini. Her hobbies are dancing, sports and social activi- ties. She was born May 22, 1952 in Ocala Florida. She plans to get a Masters Degree in Physical Educa- tion Her motto is, " He who knows and knows not that he knows is a fool. He who knows and knows that he knows is wise. " Miss Florida Memorial College Mary Adderly Queen 17 18 Court Court 19 The court to any Royal Queen should consist of ladies as beautiful as the Queen herself. To this end we have strived and succeeded. mm W Ruth Howard Miss Senior vs r ' ' .... ' ; ' " •«;. ' 6S is.: . ' «: ' • ! ' Annette Jones Miss Junior Robin Hunter Miss Sophomore .. Juanita Outlaw Miss Freshman Theresa Delavaux Miss Bahanian Student Association HM K. " i. f ' stf- t • . , OMrk lj ft mt k % " i V Kk« t , Vickie Barton Miss Cheerleader Gwendolyn Chapman Miss College Choir slWi sn ; ■ ' . 1 22 Court Court 23 Meracita Minns Miss Phi Beta Sigma Linda Livingston Miss Kappa Alpha Psi Felicia Tate Miss Student Government Association Elizabeth Anderson Miss Alpha Phi Alpha w Rebecca Siler Miss Gamma Sigma Sigma V - ■■■: -V Vanessa Burgess Miss Alpha Phi Omega J j r i _ ' ■ ' •■ ' Marilyn Thomas Miss Veteran Association Chandra Clenn Miss Omega Psi Phi 26 Court Court 27 Carolyn Philpart Miss Delta Sigma Theta Janet Hicks Miss Alpha Kappa Alpha Miss Florida Memorial College and Parents ■3 i Miss Florida Memorial College and Escort fWTOf (Sk ' ' PC -fl w PQ C S X PQ 53 Ph ., 1| 5 C • « CD —» CD en Queens 29 REFLECTIONS OF PAST QUEENS 30 Queens .. HNHHBhHBS WmiiBMflfW The queen and her court of 1973. £n ■ Immediate Past President 32 Past President Dr. Royal W. Puryear has been president of our fine institution for twenty-five years. He is a native of Winston Salem, North Carolina, born March 15, 1912. He ' s an ordained minister of the Baptist Church. Dr. Puryear has been both a dedicated, hardworking Christian, and an educator who has com- mitted his life to the uplifting and development of youth through academic and moral guidance. During the course of his life ' s work he has received numerous high honors and awards from various groups, organization and institutions; all of which have been eager and proud to express their apprecia- tion for the valuable contributions which he has made to his fellow man. Combining the fire and zeal of an old time Baptist Country Preacher; the proficiency and expertise of a competent and diligent administrator and teacher and the wisdom and foresight of a loyal father and leader, Dr. Puryear has paved the way for many deserving and underprivileged black youth seek- ing to raise the quality of life for themselves and their communities. Clearly, it is the work of men such as Dr. Royal W. Puryear that has enabled us to come as far as we have; and it is men of his moral standing and professional caliber that will be necessary for the great work that is yet to be done . . . With love and sincere appreciation WE THANK YOU, SIR. Tyree Thompson ADMINISTRATION K Dr. Lester B. Brown, Dean of the College Dr. Wilson and Dean Webb 36 Administration Dr. John Wilson, Administrative Assistant to the President Mr. Reuben S. Mitchell, Dean of Men . «y.ETr. i, Dr. Porter Mrs. Constance B. Campbell, Dean of Women Administration 3 " i Mr. Willie F. Cogdell, Director of Financial Aid Mr. Ronald Demon, Business Manager Mr. Eugene Conklin, Comptroller Ms. Dorothy Williams, Cashier 38 Administration Mrs. Sharon Washington, Secretary Ms. Daisy Collins, Payroll Clerk Ms. Hope Davis, Secretary Administration 39 LIBRARY CREATES CLIMATE FOR LEARNING Elaine Mc Gahee, Head of Circulation 40 Faculty ffM H HmMHp i Fa call The Registrar Office Ms. Valarie Rogers, Admissions Officer Mrs. Edna Gibson, Registrar Ms. Ethel Burch, Secretary 42 Administration Institutional Research Ms. Gloria Sims Ms. Irma Moore Ms. Claretha Dandy Administration 43 PF n M Business Department Mr. John Lawrence Department Chairman Mr. Bruce Morris Mr. Rubin JYls. Marcelle Rhodriquez 46 Faculty Math Science Department Dr. Ram K. Sharma Department Chairman Mrs. Sherrylene Allen Mrs. Sarla Sharma Mr. William Hill Faculty 47 English Department r s ' i Mr. Walter Hampshire Department Chairman Mrs. Irene Fell Mrs. Ida Ratcliffe 48 Faculty Mrs. Marilyn Ross Mrs. Judith Fornes Social Science Department Dr. Jessie Silverglate Department Chairman Dr. James Boykins Mrs. Sarah Hoo Faculty 49 Education Department Mrs. Dorothy Mebane Mrs. B.H. Puryear Department Chairman Dr. Claire Orson 50 Faculty Urban Services Department Ms. Sandra Taylor Mr. Richard Kuhn Foreign Language Department Dr. Nancy De La Cova Mrs. Maria Marecek Karuln .il Physical Education Department PHYSIC - UCA ' W » V Coach A.C. Robinson ; i»f 4 Coach John May -Mm ' mUM ' SKI g Rfr Dr. Von Boross Miss A. Henderson 52 Physical Education Deparlmcnl Music Department Mr. Elmo Sparks Mr. Mike Caldwell Music Department 53 Reverend Robert Carter, Religion Dent. Dr. Arthur W. Carter Jr., Criminal Justice Reverend Bryant Tanner, Religion Dept. Dr. Quitman D. Reddick, II, Criminal Justice 1 t. I ' J: llll KacuIlN .1.1 Mrs. Brook- MEDICAL C ENTER ' S " 56 Staff Mrs. Pete Mrs. Cooper Mr. Herbert Staff 57 CAFETERIA PERSONNEL BENEFIT COLLEGE f • w V , " . % ' ' ;o . " ' II Mr. Otis Lee, DIRECTOR OF FOOD SERVICES 1 58 Staff Mr. Charles Holmes and Mrs. Hattie Edwards of the cafeteria staff. CAMPUS SECURITY PROTECTS STUDENTS Mr. Blanford chief of security and Mr. George Frazier Director of Maintenance. Mr. John Hightower and Mr. Home patrolmen of the security staff. Staff 59 Mrs. Robinson— Postal Clerk 60 Campus Life Aw man call for your mail and stop jiving. ?.-. Come on Katliv deal the nexl hand. True love lasts forever. Come on man take the picture, he can ' t shoot an «a Don ' t drop me. Campus Life 6] CAMPUS LIFE REFLECTS A YEAR OF FUN AND Kung Fu Anyone? Now one plus one equals three. 62 Campus Life I said there is no more bread. You want to go on Line; 1 Campus Life 63 04 5 A. Adams, Dawn Business Administration Nassau, Bahamas B. Adderly, Mary Physical Education Opa Locka, Florida D. Anderson, Elizabeth Business Administration Miami, Florida Baxter, Betty Criminal Justice Quincy, Florida E. Bell, Mario w Business Administration Lakeland, Florida F. Bethel, Laurie tte Accounting Nassau, Bahamas 66 Seniors G . Black, Eva Criminal Justice Miami, Florida H. Black, Doris Elementary Education Boca Raton, Florida I. Blackwell, Cynthia Elementary Education Palm Beach, Florida J. Blanks, Linda Social Science Chicago, Illinois K. Bowe, Joycelyn Biology Nassau, Bahamas L. Brown, Otis Business Miami, Florida Seniors 67 A. Brown, Jacquelyn Business Administration Ft. Laude rdale, Florida B. Chase, Benee Elementary Education Nassau, Bahamas C. Clary, Gary Beligion Quincy, Florida D. Coats, Gloria Elementary Education Hallandale, Florida E. Dukes, Betty Urban Services Ft. Lauderdale, Florida F. Ellis, Paul Business Administration Bimini, Bahamas 68 Seniors G. English, Julia Elementary Education Miami, Florida H. Gadson, Marilyn Elementary Education Palm Bay Beach, Florida I. Gainous, Darrell Urban Services Orlando, Florida J. Ganier, Yvonne Criminal Justice Panama City, Florida K. Glasper, Ray Business Administration Gainesville, Florida L. Hampton, Alberta Criminal Justice Bradenton, Florida Seniors 69 A. Hanna, Kelvin Accounting Nassau, Bahamas B. Harden, Jackie Elementary Education Ft. Lauderdale, Florida C. Harris, Gregory Urban Services Riveria Beach, Florida D. Henry, Ronald Social Science Miami, Florida E. Hepburn, Paulette Urban Services Miami, Florida F. Herrington, Audra Elementary Education Miami, Florida 70 Seniors J ' ' - i«. G. Hope, Ann Urban Services Opa Locka, Florida H. Howard, Louis Urban Services Miami, Florida I. Howard, Ruth Urban Services Belle Glade, Florida J. Jackson, Donald R. Business Administration Orlando, Florida K . Jenkins, Zelma Elementary Education Bradenton, Florida L. Jennings, Eddie L. Business Administration Lake Wales, Florida Seniors 71 A. Jones, Alfred J. Accounting Sarasota, Florida B. Jones, Edna Criminal Justice West Palm Beach, Florida C. Jones, Sandra Business Administration Plant City, Florida D. Joyce, Mary Elementary Education Nassau, Bahamas E. Kinsey, Hattie Criminal Justice Gainsville, Florida F. Lang, Laura Mathematics Riviera Beach, Florida 72 Seniors G. Latson, Lorene D. Mathematics Gainsville, Florida H . Levarity, Sharon V. Mathematics Bimini, Bahamas I. Liner, Samuel Accounting Philadelphia, Pa J. Livingston, Linda Accounting St. Petersburg, Florida K. Lock, Earnestine Urban Services Riviera Beach, Florida L. Lockwood, Vivian Criminal Justice Quincy, Florida Seniors A. Mak, Shun Wing Accounting Hong Kong B. Mc Kenzie, Janice Elementary Education Pompano Beach Florida C. Miller, Norma J. Elementary Education Pahokee, Florida D. Mitchell, Earnest Urban Services Lakeland, Florida E. Mitchell, Geraldine Criminal Justice Miami, Florida F. Monroe, Melvin Urban Services Miami, Florida 74 Seniors G. Mortimer, Marcian E. Accounting Nassau, Bahamas H. Penn, Leona Criminal Justice Freeport, Bahamas I. Peterson, Sheryl Criminal Justice Pompano, Florida J. Philpart, Carolyn Elementary Education Deerfield, Florida K. Pierce, Curtis Business Administration Carol City, Florida L. Porter, Shirley Urban Services Palm Beach, Florida : eniors i;j A. Ratcliffe, Charlene Criminal Justice Landover, Md B. Rogers, Barbara Mathematics Miami, Florida C. Saunders, Gail Urban Services Hollywood, Florida D. Smith, Maragret Urban Services Palm Beach, Florida E. Tanner, Barbara Urban Services Miami, Florida F. Thompson, Reyleus Criminal Justice Miami, Florida 76 Seniors G. Troy, Thelma Elementary Education Miami, Florida H. Walker, Lauretta Criminal Justice Quincy, Florida I. Webbs, Johnny Urban Services Belle Glade, Florida J. Wilkerson, Edward Biology Bimini, Bahamas K. Williams, Annie Education Bradenton, Florida L. Williams, Delaney Education West Palm Beach, Florida Seniors A. Williams, Johnny Criminal Justice St. Louis, Ma B. Williams, Mary Business Administration Pahokee, Florida C. Williams, Pleasant Business Administration Belle Glade, Florida D. Wilson, Ollie Business Administration Ft. Myers, Florida E. Wright, Clarissa Business Administration Jacksonville, Florida F. Wright, Deborah Business Administration Miami, Florida 78 Seniors I sure wish there was something li Where did every one go? Campus life 79 g pss ra® : -.; v ; ' ■• ' ' ■ " " ■itfi ' X l -f- ■ 8i ' : r WII SffiilSl « ? M ■ A -As JOT mm •:C ' -.: ■ " ■• 82 Juniors V ' G. Brown, William Physical Education Pensacola,. Florida H. Carter, Priscilla Urban Services Sarasota, Florida I. Cherry, Roger Accounting Hampton, Virginia J. Cobb, Elizabeth Accounting Riveria, Florida K. Coleman, Valerie Mathematics Fort Lauderdale, Florida L. Cooper, Ethel Elementary, Education South Alabama Juniurs 83 A. Duggins, Isaiah Mathematics Miami. Florida B. Dykes, Robert Business Administration Winter Park. Florida C. Fields, Laura Elementary Educatior Philadelphia. Pennsyl. D. Hall, Linda Urban Services ' West Palm Beach, Florida E. Harris, Mary Urban Services Selma, Alabama F. Holmes, Lloyd Accounting - Washington, D.C. 84 Juniors Juniors 85 A. Marshall, Nadine Business Administration Miami, Florida B. Martin, Annette Elementary Education Boca Raton, Florida C. Mayweather, Eleanor Elementary Education Fort Lauderdale. Florida D. McCloud, Patricia Business Administration Pompano, Florida E. Moore, Sylvia Elementary Education Boca Raton, Florida F. Morrow, Mary Biology Jemison, Alabama 86 Juniors Juniors 87 88 Juniors Juniors 89 IB Bennett, Kathy Miami, Florida Boldin, Gwendolyn Pahokee, Florida Boyd, Reginald Miami, Florida Bullard, Antoinette Ft. Lauderdale, Florida Burgess, Vanessa Lakeland, Florida Burrs, William South Bay, Florida 92 Cobb, James Tampa, Florida Conyers, Sarah Miami, Florida Cook, Litenia Bartow, Florida Cooper, Herchel Plant City, Florida .! Davis, Marian Quincy, Florida vHHk .„:. ' .. -.:■.:-- ..--%. ,- -!.-: jf.i. k Everett, Willie Mae Carol City, Florida Ewing, Juanita Ft. Lauderdale, Florida Fagan, Dorothy Miami, Florida Ferguson, Ophelia Nassau, Bahamas Franklin, Alton Miami, Florida V Freeman, Marilvn Ft. Meade, Florida Fuller, Marilyn Ft. Myers, Florida 93 Godwin, Regina Groveland, Florida Hamilton, Angela Jacksonville, Florida Hill, Kathy G. Lakeland, i lorida Hixon, Wanda Lakeland, Florida I Hunter, Robin West Palm Beach, Florida b Jackson, Carolyn Pahokee, Florida 94 Jackson, Fredricka Miami, Florida Johnson, Leroy Augusta, Georgia Kinchens, Bruce Miami, Florida I Kubssa, Mekoya Ethiopia McGriff, Gary Palatka, Florida May, James Melbourne, Florida MeKenzie, Genevia Lake Harbor, Florida MeCloud, Charles Pompano, Florida Philpart, Flora Deerfield Beach, Florida Preaster, Ann Lakeland, Florida Rhines, Sheri Gary Lake, Indiania Roberts, Evelyn Stuart, Florida 95 L Rolle, Godfey Nassau, Bahamas Smith, Patricia Lake Wales, Florida t Solomon, Johnnie Pompano, Florida Stretcher, Carolyn West Palm Beach, Florida Taylor, Edith Bartow, Florida Thompson, Tyree New Haven, Connecticut 96 White, Jacqueline Lakeland, Florida Wiggins, Cynthia Miami, Florida Williams, Alicia Ft. Meade, Florida Sophomores 97 m HE it ! 4 Abrams, Tyrone Fort Lauderdale, Florida Albretten, Dritieia Orlando, Florida Alexander, Earlene Fort Lauderdale, Florida Alexander, Flowers Miami, Florida Allen, Idella Melbourne, Florida Allen, Karen Miami, Florida 100 Ani, Samson Nigeria a Arefaine, Abraham Ethiopia T X Aromashodu, Fausai Nigeria Baker, Norman Citra, Florida Barton, Victoria Plant City, Florida Bentley, Joyce Bartow, Florida ' ■ ' » Berhane, Fessahaie Ethiopia Bernard, Vincent New York, New York Blye, Tyrone Orlando, Florida Brockington, Janice West Palm Beach, Florida Brown, Victor Nassau, Bahamas Bullard. Vera Pompano, Florida 101 Bullard, Wayne Hollywood, Florida Clark, Karen Fort Lauderdale, Florida Collier, Edward Orlando, Florida Conyers, Sammie Lee Miami, Florida Cue, Idella Hastings, Florida Deleveaux, Debra Nassau, Bahamas ' 102 Deleveaux, Theresa Nassau, Bahamas Dennard, Daniel Miami, Florida aMk De Sue, Martha Stark, Florida Dickens, Wendy Lakeland, Florida ; ..(» -. Ebanga, Ekpo Nigeria Ellis, Demetrius Fort Lauderdale, Florida Evans, Doris Bartow, Florida Floyd, Rosalyn Miami, Florida Floyd, Wesley Tampa, Florida Ford, Lajantzen Pompano Beach, Florida Fountain, Lonnie Riviera Beach, Florida Gebre, Mesfin Ethiopia 103 Ghebremeskel, Yebio Ethiopia Glenn, Cheryl Fort Lauderdale, Florida Grant, Anthony Pompano Beach, Florida Green, Wilson Miami, Florida Hamilton, Angela Jacksonville, Florida Hargrett, Kenneth Orlando, Florida ?5 1(»4 Hawkins, Debra Washington, D.C. Hector, Vincent British West Indies Hightower, James Fort Pierce, Florida Idris, Abdulgader Ethiopia Isaac, Ray Fort Pierce, Florida Jackson, Pauline Panama City, Florida Jackson, Shirley Tampa, Florida Jones, Blondell Bartow, Florida Kifermariam, Frezghi Ethiopia Knight, Jessie Miami, Florida Lee, Edward Fort Lauderdale, Florida Lee, Patricia DeSote, Florida 105 Lawrence, Erma Delray Beach, Florida ■ p Lewis, Catherine Fort Lauderdale, Florida Lovett, Jimmy Philadelphia, Pennsylvania JH ' " Jaw -.-..- H Mbogo, Dedan Kenya, East Africa Mikael, Ogbazghi Ethiopia Miller, Deborah Orlando, Florida L06 Montgomery, Morris Orlando, Florida Morton, Stepahie Fort Lauderdale, Florida Muigai, Joseph Nairobi, Kenya Okaka Otagogo Ade Mid-Western Nigeria M Otote, Simeon Nigeria Rolle, LaDonne Riviera Beach, Florida Okoroji, Basil Ni leeria Richet, Christine Immokalee, Florida Saleh, Ahmed Ethiopia y ' £.t ■: % Omiyi, Oseyba Nigeria Kitchen, Sylvia Hobe Sound, Florida Saltes, Oland Manhattan, N.Y. 107 Sium, Werkneh Ethiopia ■■ ' ■■■ •, " ■,• ■ Smith, Eugenie Nassau, Bahamas Stancil, John St. Louis, Mo. Stanley, Benjamin Miami, Florida Tate, Bernard Miami, Florida Tekle, Haile Ethiopia Telfair, Harold Jacksonville, Florida Tewolde, Tseggao Ethiopia Trice, Alisa St. Petersburg, Florida Wade, Jacqueline Orlando, Florida Williams, Mary Fort Lauderdale, Florida ni ■s Woods, Andrew Riviera Beach, Florida Williams, Glenn Miami, Florida fc ) , ' h Willis, Jeffery Pompano Beach, Florida Wright, Beverly Miami, Florida Williams, Harriet Miami, Florida Wilson, Jerome Jacksonville, Florida Freshman 109 J ppwrpp - " ■ ■ II IH • ii in- ! STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION Anthony Moses Porter, Vice-Pres- ident of the SGA was born to Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Porter on August 23, 1954 and is the third of eight children. He graduated from Twin Lakes High School in 1972. He is a social studies major and a member of Alpha Phi Omega and Phi Beta Sijmia Fraternities. Originally, Moses had not planned to attend college but he received a scholarship from the sheriff depart- ment which enabled him to attend FMC. What impressed Moses most about FMC was that it was one of only three black institutions in Florida, he wanted to play his part in helping it grow. Moses along with the SGA is trying to better our school security wise, academically and socially. In response to complaints and criticism from students, he states " Students complain, but they don ' t offer suggestions. " " ' Moses would like to see frater- nities sororities get together. He feels they could play a major role in campus unity. After completing college he plans to attend graduate school in Atlanta for his masters degree in social stud- ies or counseling. His message to Florida Memorial students " If all students stopped complaining and did somet FMC would be a better place to be. " By Linda Brown Left In Right: Daniel Me Neil, Shirieyn Porter, Felicia Tate Annette Martin. M Vanessa Burgess, Joe Postell. Seated— Ann Cobb. Robert Dykes. Aiiiillionv Moses Porter 1 12 Oreanizations ALPHA KAPPA MU HONOR SOCIETY L-R Kelvin Hanna, Dawn Adams, Charlene Ratcliffe, Audrey Herririgton. L-R Linda Outlaw and Ellen Walkine. . ' L-R Mrs. Puryear and Norma Miller I R Norma Miller. Mrs. Puryear, Delanev Williams. Dr. Lester Brown. Ellen Walkine. Mrs. Rhodrigueq. Renee Chase. Organizations 113 SENIOR CLASS Gary E. Clary Senior Class President We the prospective graduating class of 1975 leave each and every student of the past, present Li future our best wishes in his or hers field of endeavor. 114 Senior Class THE JUNIOR CLASS OFFICERS Junior Class 1 15 I use both hands it ' s faster. 116 Campus Life Who says I don ' t study. FRESHMAN CLASS OFFICERS The freshman class: just starting out, but our greatest hope for the future, and our insurance policy that there will be a future. Left to Right— Gary Cooper, Idella Cue, Lajantzen Ford. President. Cheryl Glen, Glen Williams Freshman Class Officers ll " ! ORGANIZATIONS I IK ( )r " ani .alicm Organizations 119 ORGANIZATIONS HELP BUILD SPIRIT Bahanian Students 1. to r. Kevin Hanna. Lauriette Bethel. Jennie Brown. Kenneth Cooper. Dawn Adams and Marcian Morlini 120 Organizations African Students 1. to r. Phillip Omokhudu, Adeniyi Shabi. Nathaniel Membraska, Harold Haffner, Jesufu Uoheli, Moore Akpan, Hakeem Kashimawo, Victor Owunkie, S. D.O. Lawar, Issac Coker, Patrick Otaigbe and Afisu Animashaun. Organizations 1 1 MISS JACKIE WHITE QUEEN SPECIAL SER VICES 1974-1975 THIRTEEN COLLEGE CURRICULUM PRO- GRAM (TCCP) IF " Sitting 1. to r.: Benjamin Stanley, Mrs. Rose Coaxum, Secretary Special Services— Mrs. Doris, Counselor Special Services— Mrs. Carter, Marilyn Thomas. Eugenie Smith. Top— Standing 1. to r. Jacqueline White, James Stubbs, Pat Smith, Robert Knight, Marilyn Burton, Alton Franklin. Project 123 Mr. William O. Brown President of the Mens Senate 124 Organizations FALSELY ACCUSED Freddie Lee Pitts and Wilbert Lee are still l eing held in our Florida State Prison even though another man, Curtis Adams, Jr., has confessed to the brutal slayings of which they were convicted. In 1963 the two innocent black men were sentenced to death for the murder of two gas station attendants in Port St. Joe, Fla. Since that time a number of facts have sur- faced which strongly indicate that Pitts and Lee are not only innocent, but that they have not received fair trials in either Gulf County (first trial) or in Jack- son County (second trial). There has never been one shred of physical evi- dence introduced by the State to support its charges against Pitts and Lee. No fingerprints of the deceased men were found in Pitts ' car. No fingerprints of Pitts or Lee were found on the cash register which was bro- ken into the night of the murders. No weapons or proceeds from the robbery were clothing connecting them with the crime. There are several people who have testified that the " confessions " of Pitts and Lee were obtained only after they had been beaten in jail. The main witness for the prosecution, Willie Mae Lee, has repeatedly changed her testimony. In 1968 the State suppressed the evidence of a tape recording in which she changed her testimony implicating Pitts and Lee and she had admitted that she had lied be- cause the police threatened her severely. UPDATED FACTS A. 12,000 signatures were collected requesting justice for Pitts and Lee. B. The son of one of the murdered victims, Jessie Burkett, wrote to Governor Askew saying that he believed the State had made a mistake in con- victing Pitts and Lee. C. The present appeal has been under litigation for 13 months. D. Amnesty International collected 6,000 signatures throughout Europe demanding the release of Pitts and Lee. E. The Governor has seen fit to begin an investiga- tion into this case but, even though it has been several months, the results of this investigation have not been made public. F. On the 7th of January rallies were held in Talla- hassee and Miami with the presentation of 10,000 signatures demanding justice for Pitts and Lee to the Governor. A conference on this matter was held during the inauguration with Askew. G. Curtis Adams, Jr. and his lawyer have both stated that Curtis would testify to the crime if he were granted immunity from this charged. (Adams is al- ready serving a life sentence for another murder committed shortly after the Port St. Joe murders.) But the State says they have their criminals, Pitts and Lee, at the same time refusing to grant the immunit y. H. Curtis Adams ' girlfriend was not allowed to testify that Adams confessed the murders to her. I. The Army CD was banned from entrance to the jail when they attempted to investigate the Pitts and Lee case. With world wide press looking at Florida in its longest court battle, Governor Askew sits and watches without saying a word. Meanwhile justice pays the price. Mr. Freddie Pitts 126 Projects m Wfsmu MB ■ ■ Mr. Will.,- KhKzSSIK; iKillsifiil Projects 127 SOCIAL SCIENCE CLUB CREATES CLIMATE FOR LEARNING i 1 C: Left to right— Samuel Liner, Henry Byrd, Carolyn Reeves, Cromwell Roberts. Vera Stephens Mrs. Hoo. Roger Cherry, Ophelia Ferguson. Mary Atchinson, Sherron Doucet 128 Organization VETERANS CLUB PROMOTE SCHOOL SPIRIT i %• hm fp 1. to r. George Baker. H. Byrci. Otis Brown. Marilyn Thomas. Larry Mills. J. P. Fraizer. Jerome Jones Organization 129 Army ROTC L-R Ronnie Fryer, Wayne Billiard. Linda Watson-Miss ROTC. William Brown 130 Or anizations Captain Merrell Army ROTC Representative. Ministerial Alliance «K Left to Right. Jeffery Ingrim, Gary Clarey, James Cobbs. Organizations 131 FRATERNITIES » • • 1 .:.. ' ;? % m m 9 t « f « 4 m $m»n 132 Fraternities Mj Ef t ; Fraternities 133 ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY, EVCORPORATED 5 r t 1 134 Organizations THE HISTORY OF ALPHA PHI ALPHA FRATERNITY, INCORPORATED Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority is a na- tional all black Greek-Letter sorority organized at Howard University, Wash- ington, D.C. on January of 1908. The Delta Eta Chapter was estab- lished on February 6, 1954. The Motto of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority if rr B Merit and Culture " and it stresses " Finer Womanhood. " Organization 135 ALPHA PHI ALPHA FRATERNITY, INCORPORATED 5 ■r O? f " 1 Q 3 •5 M - 1 ' = a = - — a -i 3 = a — B r. o 136 Organizations THE HISTORY OF ALPHA PHI AL- PHA FRATERNITY, INCORPORATED On December 7, 1906, seven bright youngmen presented America with a mile-stone; they incorporated and founded the First Black Fraternity in the continental United States of Amer- ica. Thus being named The Alpha Phi Alpha Frat Inc. Founded on the prin- ciples of Manly Deeds, Scholarship and Love for all mankind. With its be- ginning on the Campus of Cornell Uni- versity, Alpha now exists on every ac- credited college in the country as well as in Africa, Germany, Canada, Viet- nam, Jamacia, Nassau Bahamas. Even though colleges focus on the undergraduate, we must at this time pay tribute to the founder of the Delta Psi Chapter President Emeritus Flor- ida Memorial College Dr. Royal Wen- dell Puryear, who in 1954 brought Al- pha Phi Alpha to the campus of F.M.C. And every year since they have received the Academic Award of hav- ing the highest academic average on campus. In celebrating our 20th Anniversary together and his retirement, we say: To a few, he is the castle of Dreams, am- bitious, successful, hopeful dreams. To many he is the poetic palace where hu- man feeling is rhymed to celestial fel- lowship. In fact, he is the college of friendship; the university of Brotherly love; the school for the better making of man. He is ALPHA PHI ALPHA! Organizations 131 DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY, INCORPORATED ■■MHHHHH 3 o 3 S -.—t3 E - W s. e- - .= 3 -E E. 03 fi; ft O " B M ? I 5 = 4 « s I i s » » fl . H- J = c .2 fc J 1 S H .8 7 S -i 3 z E- O © © E- . bq © © © E 1 3 hi « 2 x 05 © a, 05 © ' x 43 2 LS s S — " u t t 2 K i 9 t 13 a. 1 w S -_ 3, § i ■SfS « CO ON - !— I £ o « 4) S I % s i- x 0 •- ss E -r es 13 it U O S - U 3 ■» • § -3 S3 C « cc — O O iJO 93 8s ►. •r c •- r ki a; 13 0j «- X tj -a „ o On -q ' C - -2 s _£ 2 o c IS s " S Oh « -H t- O O D x c 2 • := ts H - S 1j ca C g X 03 So S . - 3 X, HH H W T w S a, PQ 2 w Z ■3 — S Organizations 139 OMEGA PSI PHI FRATERNITY, INCORPORATED THE HISTORY OF OMEGA PSI PHI ERA TERWn IM.ORPORA TEA) Onirira Psi Phi Fratcrnitv was founded at Howard I Diversity, in Washington. DC. »n November IT. 1911. It was founded on the cardinal principle.-, of Manhood. Scholarship. Preseverance. and I plifl. Todav. these principles and ideals serve as an in- sniration to the modern men ol Omega The kappa (.annua Chapter was foil ruled at tin- Florida Normal Indus- trial Memorial College (todav Florida Memorial Colh ' ge) in I « . " 1 . This chap- ter has made significant contributions to the college by its sponsoring of aca- demic and social events, promotion of school spirit, and its wholehearted ef- fort to beautifv the campus. S£§fH3 ' tmSSWm mffs mm SIGMA GAMMA RHO SORORITY, INCORPORATED 142 Organizations i THE HISTORY OF SIGMA GAMMA RHO SOROR- ITY, INCORPORATED Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority was organized on No- vember 12, 1972 by Soror Mary Lou Gardner and six other school teachers in Indianapolis, Indiana. The sorority became an incorporated national collegiate sorority on December 30, 1929, when a chapter was granted to the Alpha Chapter at Baiter University, Ind. Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority holds membership in the National Asso. for the Advancement of Colored People; Association for Study of Negro History; and the National Council of Negro Women. Our motto ' Greater Service through greater Progress. " Organizations 143 KAPPA ALPHA PSI FRATERNITY, INCORPORATED 144 Organizations Bark Row— Tommy Davis. Maurice Thompson, Ivory Porter, Glynn Bowman 2nd Row— Mike Williams. Slim- Fulton. William Edmonds. Edward Jones. Roll ert Jackson. Front Row— Tom Hannah. Ravvon Herbert, Patrick Swaby. n HE HISTORY OF KAPPA ALPHA PSI FRATER- UTY INCORPORATED On January 5, sixty-four years ago Kappa Alpha Psi Vaternity was founded on the campus of Indiana Uni- ersity in Bloomington, Indiana. It then became the irst undergraduate college fraternity to be incorporated y Blacks as a national body in April of the same year. This Epsilon Mu chapter was founded in April of .966 on the St. Augustine campus of Florida Memorial College. Presently, there are twenty-eight brother s on his campus. Organized around the basic idea of achievement, it las meant progressive accomplishments for the frater- uty. Kappa Alpha Psi has grown from its ten founders o become one of the largest fraternities. We ' ve survived he wars and depression, criticism and discrimination to jecome one of the most observed fraternities in the Yorld. Tom Hannah L-R Michael Williams. Edward Jones. Rohert Jackson. William Edmonds. Siine Fulton. Ravvon Herbert. L-R Ellen Walkine. Olivia Hill. Maracita Minn-. Joy- celin Bowe, Cheryl Hadlev, Vivian Nesmith. Laura Field. Lillian Wise. « f A i lH Joycelin Bow r $ tW w ' w r s THE HISTORY OF ZETA PHI BETA SORORITY, INCORPORATED The Zeta Phi Beta Sorority was founded on Howard University ' s Campus. January 16, 1920. I t was suggested to Arizona Clever bv Charles Taylor, a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, that she establish a sister organi- zation. This has become a national organization of col- lege women banded together under a common bond of friendship and cultural effort seeking to establish the worth of womanhood through excellence in education, human service and citizenship. The motto of Zeta Phi Beta is. " Finer Womanhood, Scholarship. Sisterly Love " . HP _ «K- " ll -.ti_ l- U ( Organizations Meracilj Minns Vivian Nesmilli ZETA PHI BETA SORORITY, INCORPORATED Ellen Walkine l-R Olivia Hill and Ethel Cooper Laura Fielr Olivia Hill Organizations I IT PHI BETA SIGMA FRATERNITY, INCORPORATED ■ ? 35 148 Oreanizations THE HISTORY OF PHI BETA SIGMA FRATERNITY, INCOR- PORATED Phi Beta Sigma was founded hv A. Langston Taylor. Leonard F. Morse, and Charles I. Brown on Januar) 9. 1914 at Howard University. The Beta Pi Chapter was founded in 1947 hv Dr. Von 1). Mizell, Sr. of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The motto of Phi Beta Si nia is ' Culture for service and service for humanity. Aims and Objective: 1. To instill in voting college men an understanding of what it is to he a man. 2. To help those who have no one else to lean on, which is expressed in our motto. 3. To create pride and brotherhood in all men, regardless of race, creed, or color. 4. To unite in this diversified society and bring out the Soul of men everywhere. Organizations It 1 ) GAMMA SIGMA SIGMA SORORITY, INCORPORATED 150 Orpanizationx » w«-ii Chapmai Felicia Tate THE HISTORY I SORORITY OF GAMMA SIGMA SIGMA Edith T i l(ir Gamma Sigma Sigma is a woman ' s service organiza- tion dedicated to giving high ideals of service, friend- ship and equality to their fellow man. This sorority was started back in New York, on Jan.. 1953. The sorority serves to develop friendship among women of all races and creeds. Members achieve the?e goals by working side by side. The sorority includes in its membership both social sorority members and non-members who arc enrolled and in good standing with the college and who meet the requirements pre- scribed by the national sorority and by the local chapter. Through the sorority you will become a better citi- zen bv learning to work in cooperation with women of all faith and nationalities and bv exchanging cus- toms with women from all over the nation. Gamma Sigma Sigma was established at Florida Me- morial College in April. 1972. There are 17 (sev- enteen) active members on the campus. ALPHA PHI OMEGA FRATERNITY INCORPORATED - - z — - - o 152 Orpanizations Swi - , s THE HISTORY OF ALPHA PHI OMEGA FRA- TERNITY, INCORPORATED The Alpha Phi Omega Fraternity was established on Florida Memorial College ' s Campus in the fall of 1969. Thirty-three men became brothers of Alpha Phi Omega in the Spring of 1970. Since then, we have lived up to our three principles: Be a leader. Be a friend and Be of Service. Here ' s to Alpha Pi Omega Loyal Brothers, be true to self and to each other firm and loyalty. L-R Kenneith Bowers, James Cobbs. Organizations 153 m.- .;■■ %m immm BASKETBALL TEAM TRIUMPHS OVER RIVALS I. to r. Willis. Jones, Herbert, Riley. Issac. Jennings, Ganious. Jarkson, Grant. Stubbs, Stroman. Johnson J.V. Pngh. Saltes. Blye. Ganious. Montgomery, Jones. Hightower. b a%i I. to r. Roosevelt Willis. Garry Jones. Ra Von Herbet, Robert Riley, Ra Issae. Eddie Jenning. Darre Gainioiis. Robert Jackson. Stanley Grant. Percy Stubbs. James Stroman, Lero Johnson. Gary Jones Edward Jones Ray Herbert Eddie Jeming Ray Issac Willie Rass Ned Clemon Morris Montgomery James Stroman Stanley Grant Stein Fulton Darrell Ganious Leroy Johnson Robert Jackson Percy Stubbs Total Pts. Scored 31 Avg. Per Game 3.4 3.7 2.3 3.5 6.1 1.6 4.5 12.3 8.8 14.4 7.9 14.9 10.7 Date Sc ore Opponen November 8 91 72 Homestead Air Force 12 108 83 Voorhees College 15-16 74 87 Palm Beach Atlantic Tip-Off Tournament December 3 78 75 Edward Waters College 5- 6 98 111 Orange Blossom Classic (Fla. A M) 77- 80 Edward Waters College 11 58 75 Morris College 12 84 103 Voorhees College 14 71 112 Edward Waters College January 6 73 93 University of Hartford 7 97 100 Keene State College 9 85 81 Illinois Benedictine 11 91 75 Keene State College 18 74 89 Biscayne College 20 56 57 Lee College 22 60 97 Florida Tech Institute 24 86 73 Miami Bible College 25 86 80 Allen University 29 105 74 Homestead Air Force February 3 85 96 Palm Beach Atlantic 84 82 Morris College 99 101 Palm Beach Atlantic 98 115 Biscayne College 93 110 Barbar Scotia l.% S|iorts Sports 15 " Cheerleaders Standing— L-R Reggie Boyd, Juanita Outlaw, Sandra Hines, Phyllis Joseph, Vickie Barton, Har- riet Williams, Wendy Dickens, Laura Feilds, Glenn Williams. Front Lillian Wise. Laura Feilds Harriet Williams Lillian Wise Wendy Dickens Phyllis Joseph 158 Cheerleaders Glenn William; Juanita Outlaw Sandra Hines Reggie Boyd Vickie Barton TRACK TEAM 160 Sports I to r. Track Coach Robinson, Rosevelt Willis, Willie Morrison. Edward Jones. Morris Montgomery. Robert Riley. Cleofoster Charles E a t Sports 161 I! JS ' -.aSSfc o 9 f TIME OF CRISIS Spirited GiviriL 164 Time of Crisis By LOUISE MONTGOMERY Herald Staff Writer Black Baptists from around Florida and beyond, about 1,100 of them, packed boxes of potato salad and ham into buses and cars and poured into Florida Memorial College laden with money Monday for " Redemption Da y " Mrs. G!c. Bradley of Fernandina Beach brought $100. But, she hastily explained, her women ' s group had given $1,000 to the col- lege, the black churches ' " love project, " in April. The Rev. Alex Harper brought $710 from his 350-member church in Arcadia. Outside the hot, lively gymnasium where delegates from more than 500 black churches " Amen- ed " as preacher after preacher delivered heated pleas for more money. Harper apolo- gized that his church missed its goal of $1,000. " FLORIDA MEMORIAL is an extension of the church, " he explained. " Education is our mission. " Their mission Wednesday was to hi save Florida Memorial. The almost-all-bla school, founded in St. Augustine 96 ye ago and moved to a new campus at 15$ NW 52nd Ave in 1968, is in serious financ trouble, its leaders freely admit. On taking office in February, the R ' Robert Wilson, chairman of the colleg board of trustees, said Florida Memor needed $700,000 to stay in business. The problems, the t college ' s official 1 stem from several sources — reduced givi by the black churches that have supporl it, failure of many students to pay t u; ti inability to sell the old St. Augustine ca pus, and others. WEDNESDAY, Dr. Wilson chastised I congregation for talking instead of givii " Speeches aren ' t enough, " said the pastor St. John Baptist Church in Dallas, Tex. ' 1 must have $200,000 here today, in ca money. The faculty and staff got a che two days ago that they should have got PAGE 6, THE COURIER, MARCH 8, 1975 Florida Baptist group Churches raise $15,000 to save Florida Memorial The Florida East Coast Missionary Baptist Association had acquired $1,000 pledges from 15 churches, gained the support of two other tranches in its league and is planning to have two conventions in coming months in their effort to raise money to save Florida Memorial College. Officials from FMC have said that the campus needs $250,000 by the end of this fiscal year which ends in June, to tidy up their immediate financial difficulties. The East Coast Baptist Association last week appointed O Save FMC Committee to help raise funds for the 96-year- old black college which has always been supported by churches. The most urgent need of the campus is a $100,000 debt otyed to the Internal Revenue Service. The Baptist Association hopes, to raise this sum by March 7 and plans to have a convention of ministers in Orlando on that date. It) is hoped that by that time they will have pledges from 100 churches and will be able to pay the IRS debt. Beyond the March 7 date, the SAVE a convention here at jthe campus in hopes of raising the rest of the $250,000 goal, aec rding to the chairman of the commitee, Rev. C. J. Walter, of Bethel Baptist Church of Richmond Heights. Rev. Billy Baskdn of First Baptist of Bunche Park and Rev}. I. C. Mickens are co-chairmen. The committee has already received pledges from 15 local churches and two other branches of the Association have agreed to join in the fight to save FMC. Both the Florida Atlantic Coast Baptist Association, moderated by Rev. L. A. Thompson, and the Seaboard Baptist Association, Rev. W. H. Edwards, moderator, have endorsed the campaign and announced that they will appoint a committee to raise funds for the college. The main thrust of that campaign is that if each Baptist wOuld donate $10 they will be able to save the campus. The churches which have already pledged are Memorial Baptist Church, pastor, Rev. I. C. Mickens; Bethel Baptist, pastor, Rev. Charles Walker; First Baptist of Bunche Park, pastor Rev. Billy Baskin; Macedonia Baptist Church, pastor, Rev. Phillip Cooper; St. John Baptist Church, pastor, Rev. Thedford Johnson; Mt. Calvary, pastor Rev. Samuel Atchison; St. Luke, Rev. P. W. Williams; Mt. Olivette, Rev. Thomas McCloud; Antioch, pastor, J. W. Stepherson; St. Mary, Rev. W. F. Tanner, Sr.; St. Paul, Rev. A. C. McQueen; Mt. Olive of Ft. Lauderdale, Rev. George Weaver; Friendship of West Palm Beach, Rev. Hall; St. John of West Palm Beach and Ebenever of Hahvndale, Rev. O. W. Foster. Redeems ' FMC ith ago. I ow another is due. " Businesslike, scholarly Wilson, though, : just a teaser for the main event, an in- 5ely taunting appeal by the Rev. Wyatt Walker, pastor of Harlem ' s Canaan itist Church of Christ. Walker, reputed oe one of the best moneyraisers among :k churchmen nationwide, was Martin her King ' s chief of staff from 1960-1964. After a dramatic readin ' g of 1 Kings 17:1, Iker launched into his -own version of Ahab, by allowing the king ' s daughter seduce him, fell out of God ' s favor. The ience alternately fanned, clapped and »hed. But they never took their eyes off gyrating, shouting speaker. THIRTY MINUTES into his plea, Walker down to business. " I ' m going to tell you Florida Memorial is in the shape it ' s in. in the shape it ' s in, " he said, pausing, because black folks have been so nig- dly and stingy with God! " As he spoke, Florida Memorial officials sat under ' the podium behind adding ma- chines, ready to tally the piles of bills and checks. It wofked. After three hours of praying, singing, the preachers ' pleas, leaders of the two black Baptist church groups in Florida started col- lecting money from their delegates. Church by church, cluB by club, they added it up. $102,435.44 in bills, coins and checks. Although " Redemption Day " hadn ' t paused even to let the delegates eat the food they ' d brought, Dr. Wilson told them that wasn ' t enough. " How much more could they pledge to give within 30 days? " he asked. The two church group leaders said their churches, which total about 1,100, would give another $90,000. Individual churches pledged another $10,000, and the limp, hun- gry delegates were finally allowed to leave the folding wooden chairs, the immediately necessary $200,000 either in hand or on the way. Time of Crisis 165 Dr. Lester B. Brown Former Dean Of The College Dr. Lester Benjamin Brown 166 Time of Crisis Planning for the future THE WALK-A-THON " ■;■ ' :■ ' , -:: : ' V mm Students proudly .-airy the College Banner in a walk from Florida Memorial College to the Fori Lauderdale C save our College. in an effort to raise money to Hf98 ssr W IBBk hftaEasE ■i IT Project 169 THE WALK-A-THON A time for rest at the half way point. The task is great, but shared by all. Shown here is Mrs. Coo- per a House Mother (over the age of 40) who made the entire 30 mile walk for the College. J iMBU No obstacle was too great as students bypass oncoming traffic. 1 Distinction reached the hundreds of tired students after a monumental journey. Great thanks goes out to Mr. R. Kuhn and Miss Allen. who monitored the group every step of the way. 170 Projects mt Dean S. Mitchell, Mr. W. Kinsey, Dr. G. Porter and Mr. R. Kiihn greet the tired student? A time for rest and entertainment. Projects 171 WHO ' S WHO AMONG STUDENTS IN AMERICAN COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES (1974-75) ADAMS, DAWN BETHEL, LAURIETTE CHAPMAN, GWENDOLYN CHASE, RENEE COATS, GLORIA FERGUSON, SPARKMAN GAYLES, LENA HAWKINS, SYLVIA HENRY, RONALD HERRINGTON, ANDRA JACKSON, MARY JAMES, DELORES JONES, ALFRED MAK, SHUN WING MC KENZIE, SIDNEY MORTIMER, MARCIAN MOSLEY, JOHNNY ROGERS, BARBARA ROSE, MATTHEW SYKES, CHESTER TEWELDE, SAMUEL WALKINE, ELLEN mm . . : ,.» w -.v 172 Organizations Serving South Florida ' s vending needs with candy, eold beverages, hot beverages, snaeks, eigarettes, food, ect, since 1949. PAN-AM VEND-TRONICS Phone 885-1571 Golden Press Letterpress Offset Social Commercial Printing 1099 S.W. 32 Avenue, Miami, Florida 33135 Phone 649-5250 174 Advertising TftADE-MARK® KEG. U. 5 PAT. OFF. 6-N Advertising 175 BEd inngBnfl ■ ' .■ " ' ■.■ SKI sbs 9wi KHBIB smt MB— ■■ ' . ' : ' v;i ' ! 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