Fordham University School of Education - Grail Yearbook (New York, NY)

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His solicitous concern for our moral, scholastic and physical needs, irrespective of time, place or circumstance, has singled him out as a zealous educator. He is our ideal of a true Knight of the Grail. THEME FOR THE DIVIDED VIOLINS RHAPS the most familiar of all the'Grail romances is represented in the culminating work of Richard Wagner. In his opera, Parrifal, we find the legend vitalized with becoming dignity and artistry. Here Parrifal is "the blameless fool, made wise by pity." Unaware of the significance of Monsalvat and the resolve of the X Knights who live there, he is brought, by chance, into their domain l- . . . and company. Once there he witnesses the solemn rite of the Grail X 'xx landxalso the intense sufferings of Amfortas. These things do little more thanipconfuse him until he questions the Knights concerning the cir- ctirnstances that endowed them with so sacred a treasure as the Grail and abciut the events which caused Amfortas to be wounded. He is told thatibesidie the Grail these Knights are entrusted with the Lance which pierced Christ's side and that the latter is to be used by the Knights -to defend and protect the Grail. Amfortas, Qthey advise himj was disarmiipl of the.Lance by Klingsor-a man refused admittance to the Brotherhood of Knights, because of his moral depravity. The Knights believe tlkt the woiihds of Amfortas will not heal nor the grace-giv- ing powerx of the Grail be restored until the Lance is reinstated at Monsalvahilx I i i Parsifal isxmoved by pity, by the sympathy he feels for Amfortas to go in searclt of the Lance. His departure, however, is ridiculed by the Knights as aXfool's errand, since they are certain that he-like Am- fortas-will be sdduced by Kundry, a woman in Klingsor's realm. In the succeeding action we see Parsifal in the Garden of Maidens where Kundry is trying to entice him away from his quest. He is sud- denly inspired to reproach her and realizes, for the first time, the acute need to restore the Lance. Pity is no longer his only motivation. He acts now with conviction. By near miraculous means he finally achieves the Lance. Returning to Monsalvat, he is hailed by the Knights as their new leader. All re- ceive anew the benediction of the Grail and pledge themselves to more loyal and humble service. 5 It is curious to recall that Wagner assigned the music of the Grail Motive to the divided violins. To a relatively simple melody, carried by the first violin, the other violins play intricate harmony. Therefore, it is not without precedent that we attempt the counterpoint of the above theme. The Grail is the Relique-Royale, is the Eucharist, is truth-as-such, is Truth as grace reveals the Truth. The Lance, then, is Knowledge. We admit the distinction between Truth and Knowledge, while we remind ourselves that they should not be separated. Reflecting on these facts, can we not say that our efforts to gain an education-both in their unpretentious beginnings and in their purposeful maturation-parallel Parsifal's search for the Lance? To the degree that we achieve Knowledge we emulate his actual acquisi- tion o f the Lance. In so far as we will avail ourselves of the Source of Truth, to the extent that we will be sympathetic receptors of grace -we, too, can be Knights of the Grail. We can be but are not necessarily, Parsifals all. If this is our pro- gram for living, we must anticipate the Klingsors and Kundrys, obstacles and difficulties. We must, furthermore, constantly confess dependence on God's grace. If we recognize these conditions, we hope to use our Knowledge to protect us in our quest for Truth. this is optimistic to the point of sophistication and while we do intend such sophistication we, likewise, can not be convinced that effort will be "a fool's errandf' p KATHRYN T. MCKEE the our can All not our VER i YJ? No I cyfii' Ai 1-Ai T it Yi GJ I cizieyfgg Whjpl mx? I 17 Z T5 ok? ,E .0. 152, sg l a so tirwsa 6 REV. ROBERT I. GANNON, SJ. Pr-exidefzt Fordham University REV. JAMES R. BARNETT, S.j. FRANCIS M. CROXVLEY, PH.D w Direrlor Dean Fordham University, City Hall Division School of Education 7 OFFICERS OF ADMINISTRATION REV. ROBERT I. GANNON, S.J. Precident of lbe Ulzizferfily REV. JAMES R. BARNETT, S.J. Direclor, City Hall Dizfifiorz FRANCIS M. CROWLEY Dean of tlae School of Education REV. JOHN J. HOOPER, S.J. Anixtant Dean of the Scbool of Education REV. JOSEPH T. KEATING, S.J. Treamrer of the Ui1ic'er.vity REV. KEVIN J. O'BRIEN, S.J. Ayxixmnl Trefwzrer of the Uizioerfify CHRISTOPHER M. WALDORF Buffer of the U zzicferfity THOMAS F. CALLAHAN Axrijlmzt Bmzvar of lbe Unizi-er.rity E. VINCENT O'BRIEN Re giyfrdr WILLIAM F. MCALOON Arfixtanl Regifmzr ALVIN GRANT Recorder REV. LEO I. HARGADON, S.J. Director of fbe Uni-zferxity Libmrief WILLIAM J. ROEHRENBECK Librarian of the Urzizfersity AGNES A. SETTE Librarian of the City Hall Divixion 8 FACULTY Dr. Alexander Balmain, Lecturer in Social Studies Mr. W. Leo Batten, Lecturer in Philosophy Rev. Edward Bergen, Lecturer in Religion Rev. Adrian L. Bona, SJ., Student Counsellor Rev. Francis E. Bowen, SJ., Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Head of Departmen Mr. Richard Burgi, Lecturer in Russian Dr. Robert L. Burns, Lecturer in Graduate Education Dr. Lois E. Burns, Lecturer in English Mr. john J. Collins, Assistant Professor of History Mr. Donald F. Connors, Assistant Professor of English and Head of Department Mr. james J. Cribbin, Instructor in Education Rev. James T. Cronin, Associate Professor of Education and Chairman of Division of Educational Administration and Methods Miss Catherine Curtin, Lecturer in Speech Dr. Natalie Darcy, Lecturer in Education Miss Nettie DeNigris, Lecturer in Education Dr. Norris C. Deshel, Lecturer in Social Studies Mr. Robert E. Dodds, Lecturer in Art Dr. james F. Donnelly, Assistant Professor of History Rev. john F. Dwyer, SJ., Assistant Professor of Religion and Supervisor of Motherhouse Extension Centres Mr. Cyril B. Egan, Lecturer in Latin Mr. Nicholas Falcone, Lecturer in Social Studies Dr. William P. Finley, Lecturer in Education and Social Studies Dr. james A. Fitzgerald, Professor of Education and Chairman of the Division of Elementary Education Mr. james E. Fitzpatrick, Lecturer in Education Dr. Leonard J. Fliedner, Lecturer in Science Mr. james F. Flynn, Lecturer in Economics Rev. Henry Gebhard, Lecturer in Education and Religion Rev. john F. Gilson, SJ., Assistant Professor of Education Dr. George Glasgow, Assistant Professor of Speech and Head of Department Mr. William j. Grace, Assistant Professor of English Miss Ann Rita Grey, Lecturer in Art and Education Mr. John Hassett, Lecturer in English Rev. Joseph D. Hassett, SJ., Instructor in Philosophy Mr. William H. Hines, Assistant Professor of English Rev. john J. Hooper, Assistant Dean of the School of Education and Lecturer in Religion and Executive Secretary of the Summer Session Mr. Frank P. Jay, Instructor in English Dr. James J. Kearney, Assistant Professor of French Mr. Leo I. Kearney, Lecturer in Education Dr. William A. Kelly, Professor of Education and Chairman of the Division of Edu cationai Psychology, Measurements and Guidance Mr. Richard Kirby, Assistant Professor of Mathematics Mr. William F. McAloon, Lecturer in Science Miss Mary T. McGrath, Lecturer in English 9 Miss Betty jane Maher, Lecturer in Speech Rev. William J. Manning, S.-I., Instructor in Philosophy Miss Ann McGinn, Lecturer in Education Mr. Lawrence J. Mannion, Assistant Professor of History and Socml S udxes and Head of Department Dr. William E. Manz, Lecturer in Education Miss Catherine Martin, Lecturer in Modern Languages Mr. Rudolph Mondelli, Lecturer in French Miss Marguerite Mooney, Lecturer in English Mr. John 1. Mullee, Lecturer in History Mr, Austin S. Murphy, Lecturer in Social Studies Mr. james H. Nash, Lecturer in Mathematics Miss Virginia Nelson, Lecturer in Art Mr. Henry C. Offerman, Lecturer in German Miss Audrey M. O'Brien, Assistant Professor of Speech Rev. john J. O'Farrell, SJ., Lecturer in Education Mr. john G. O'Hara, Lecturer in Philosophy Rev. Thomas I. O'Malley, Instructor in Latin and English Mr. Raphael Piana, Lecturer in Educsffon and Science Mr. John M. Pittaro, Lecturer in Education and Spanish Mrs. Lylian A. R. Poland, Instructor in Speech Mr. joseph S. Probst, Instructor in Philosophy Dr. John D. Redden, Associate Professor of Education and Chairman of the Dmsion of History and Philosophy of Education Mr. Walter Reeve, Instructor in History Miss Dolores Rickens, Lecturer in Education Mr. Walter F. Robinson, Lecturer in Education Dr. Francis A. Ryan, Associate Professor of Education Mr. Paul G. Ryan, Lecturer in Education Rev. Robert L. Ryan, SJ., Assistant Professor of Religion and Head of Department Sister St. Jeanne, C.N.D., Lecturer in Education and Art Mr. Conrad Saphier, Lecturer in Education Miss Kathryn I. Scanlon, Director of Teacher Training Rev. Martin J. Smith, SJ., Assistant Professor of Education Rev. George I. Strack, Lecturer in Religion ' Mr. Raymond C.-Strassburger, Lecturer in Philosophy Mr., Daniel Sullivan, Assistant Professor of Philosophy Mr. Robert 1. Tolle, Lecturer in Science' ""' ' Brother Vincent Dominic,'Lecturer in. Education Dr. Santina Vial, Assistant Professor in French and Italian Dr. Irene Wightwick, Lecturer in Education Mr. Henry F. White, Assistant Professor of Science Mr. Andrew A. Zaccagnino, Lecturer in Italian 10 THE HOUR GLASS ix Four years, 1944-'48, were eventful years, crowded with memories, exciting years, filled with expectancy. Now we are ready to take the journey on life's highway. No matter what the future holds, we will never forget the many "little" things that helped prepare us for the "big" tasks ahead. Our first year began with a mad series of objective tests, followed by the horrors of Freshmen Initiation. We will never forget our first College Retreat at St. Andrews, conducted by Fr, Cotter, S.J., nor the formal dedication ceremonies, at which Cardinal Spellman blessed the Marble Campus. During the year, we elected Steve Reines, Pres- identg Patty O'Williams, Vice-President, Lois Conway, Treasurer, and Marion Atkinson, Secretary of the class. In December our Senior "sisters" sponsored our first important college dance at the Carroll Club. Before we knew it, winter blossomed into spring, and we were received into the Sodality of Our Blessed Lady. Returning to school after surviving the pitfalls of a summersvacation, we were joined by many new class members and college life was renewed. There were some familiar faces missing . . . George Knips, Steve Reines, Arthur Miller, and Peter Glick- ert had entered the armed forces, while Ann Kelly, Marion Reiss, and Bob Kelly had answered their vocational call and were serving in the spiritul aimy of Our Lord. Harry Vinicombe joined our class after a five year sojourn in the Atlzhetic and Pacific areas, courtesy of the U.S. Navy. Again class elections were held and Andy Crocchiolo became President, Kaye Meany, Vice-President, Carol Madden, Treasurer, and Virginia Acerno, 1, ,X j Secretary. .Y j Our social calendar wasiifulj that year as the returning veterans frequented many school dances. The extra-curricular activities' field was invaded en'masse. Lois Conway was Vice-President of the Gannon Council . . . Marie Magee, Richard Guardino, and john Jennings were on, hand during Thalian productionsi. .'. Mary Finnerty and Juliet Starace represented us in the Glee Club. Along with a full social schedule came an academic program that 'demanded deep thinking. We were ,introduced into the gym- nastics of Logic via Fr. O'Brien's combined English-Latin course, "Nihil est in in- tellectu . . I , , Discussions of legal technicalities dominated the conversations of Phyllis McCloy, Eileen Hurley, Mary jo Durkin, Marie Magee, and Michael Iacano, upon their ascent to the School of Law. This was our junior year . . . there was no Senior class . . . hence we reigned supreme. For many of us, it was our first introduction to 8:05 classes . . . asa class we elected Barbara Clark, Presidentg Muriel Hanley, Vice-President, Dave Miller, Treasurer, and john Roche, Secretary . . . the academic calendar included our first liducation course with Dr. Kelly. Four of our Seniors took over "Curved Horn" posts and Mary Finnerty directed the Glee Club. Our class agreed to combine the junior Prom with the Fordham War Memorial Ball, the event of the year which dominated the activities of almost every junior . . . finally May 14th arrived and we danced to the strains of Tex Beneke's Band . . . the culminating event of the year was the All School aliair . . . and then summer was at hand again. 11 How time flies . . . Sept. '47 . . . and we were about to achieve our goal. This was our final year at Fordham, our Senior year . . . the journey was almost at an end . . . practice teaching and part time jobs occupied the mornings of almost every class member. Sara Romeo had become Mrs. Altmann and Madeline Maurano was now Mrs. Zema, later in the year Dave Miller joined the ranks of the Benedicts . . . Senior elections were held and Barbara Clark was Presidentg Dave Miller, Vice-President, Virginia Acerno, Treasurerg and Helen Scanlon, Secretary . . . Lois Conway was elected Editor of "The Grail," and plans went under way for our yearbook . . . Harry Vinicombe and Kaye Meany were Editor and Business Manager of the Curved Horn . . . "The Grail" sponsored a Raffle of "A Basket of Cheer with a Good Foundation" during the Christ- mas season, and Bill Smith, a former member of our class was the lucky winner . . . Dave Miller was named chairman of the Senior Ball which was held at the Ritz Carleton. Plans were made for our Senior Closed Retreat, our Senior Luncheon at Whyte's, Bac- calaureate Sunday on the Campus and our own Graduation Exercises in Keating Hall. And what of the things that we, as a class, did not do together . . . the smaller things, the day to day activities . . . lunch and snacks at the Baltimore, visits to Miss Scanlon's Ofiice, campus classes for the scientists-summer sessions for the speedsters, exam post mortems in the halls, Claire Trainor's trip to Wisconsin to found the N.S.A., the poster drawings of Ed Calabrese and Kay McKeever, rides taken in Muriel Hanley's jeep, the formation of the company of Cathy McCaffery and Alicia Murtha. Many things will be forgotten in future years, but never these . . . the blackboard in the Curved Horn Oliice, unoihcial message center for the class, Mr. White's lectures on class spirit, the grand winding staircase, now only a memory, the ghost elevator that needed no operator, Sodality Dances, Dr. Donnelly's astounding memory, May De- votions in the New Chapel, the persistance of Ann Rossi in selling Grail subscriptions, the Annual Retreat at St. Andrews. These are the things that will never be forgotten, the things that have made our stay at Fordham eventful and fruitful. These are the things that will always stand for Alma Mater. Gm- ' 'Q a'll'fas ai ,K I Nc I at I n 4, ,N-im "" U, gf U "wt" M5 s ' --J X . f 12 I I I i 4 1 1 Y VIRGINIA ACERNO Major: Elementary Education. Degree: B.S. in Education. Arfiz-'iliexz Sodality 1, 2, 3, 4. Take the unstudied charm of a Currier and Ives print, the ingenious appeal of a jon Whitcomb sketch, the blithe sim- plicity of a Betty Benz illustration and mix with proper pro- portions of daintiness and serenity. Result? . '. . we have Virginia. ELINOR ANDREOLI Major: English. Minor: Italian. Degree: B.S. in Education. Arrii-'ilie.r: E.S.O.: Student Councilg Variety Show '47g Script Committee of All School Show '48g Student Handbook. In a position of leadership, Elinor relies more on charm than on compulsion. She possesses the simple formula of natural eHiciency and has earned our respect and admiration. Gracious- ness and calm reserve are combined with a quiet humor and a happy heart. RALPH ANZANO Major: Social Studies. Minor: History. Degree: B.S. in Educa- tion. Aciizfitier: E.S.O.g Sodality 1. In and out of class Ralph shows a consistency of interest. Diligence epitomizes his attitude toward his studies. Friend- liness, besprinkled with an appropriate sense of humor, inheres in his conversation. ELIZABETH ARNAUD Major: English. Minor: History. Degree: B.S. Arfizfitiex: Sodality 1. Possessing an amazingly direct nature, Betty captures our attention whether the topic is mere "recess chatter" or a con- troversial subject in literature. She is not only poise and finesseg she is far more. joy, warmth and solid worth: these too are Betty. 14 MARION L. ATKINSON 1l'Iz7f0l'Z Speech. .Minorz English. Degree: B.S. Arriiifitief: Thaliansg Curved Horn Staff. Marion has entered into college activities with the easy assur- ance of a person of ability who is willing and anxious to share it with others. Her dramatic accomplishments have the sterling quality of perfection: her gracious manner is all-encompassing. HELEN ATTISANI Major: Chemistry. Minor: Mathematics. Degree: B.S. Ar1'iz'ilie.r: Sodality 2, 3, 4: Glee Club: Bowling Clubg Inter- national Club. Helen attacks all her problems with a determination and earnestness calculated to surmount any and all obstacles. Her progress in the study of Chemistry, is ample proof of her conscientious nature. VIVIAN BARBACCIA A4-c1j07'I Elementary Ed. Degree: B.S. in Ed. Vivian is aptly named for she thrives on activity. Her enthu- siasm is seemingly limitlessg her interests equally broad. Monot- ony finds no place in her life, and boredom fares no better with her. Happily, she has the faculty of communicating her own vivacity to those about her. FIDEL PHILIP BATTIPEDE Major: Italian. Affinorz French. Degree: B.S. in Education. Phil's knowledge of current affairs is as accurate and reliable as the Dewey Decimal system. Although he enjoys fun, there is a serious note tucked inside for further reference. But serious or humorous, accurate or not, he has our vote for just being Phil. 15 MARC BELTH Major: Philosophy. Minor: History. Degree: B.S. in Education. Artizfi!ie.r: Philosophy Club. Marc's rare gift of intellectual vitality is contagious in its intensity. The depth of his philosophical compression is com- plemented by a unique subtlety of humor which is invigorating in any situation. EILEEN BRENNAN Major: History. Minor: Social Studies. Degree: B.S. Arrizfitierz History Club, Sodality 1, 2, 5, 4: German Club: Bowling Club. Eileen is a firm believer in the old adage, "Variety is the spice of life." Her interests range from roller skating to the sym- phony, politics to basketball. She brings to all her activities a rare enthusiasm that never seems to wane, and a thoroughness that bodes ill for the competition. JANE CAHIR Major: Mathematics. Minor: Physics. Degree: B.S. in Educa- tion. Arriifiriei-: Math Club, Sodality 1, 2, 3, 4. jane is one of those women who is equally at home with a bowling ball, a slide rule, or a tea table. The unbeatable com- bination of poise and adaptability is hers. Graduation opens the door to new worlds to be conquered, and conquer them she will. EDWARD CALABRESE Major: French. Minor: English. Degree: B.S. in Education. Actizfiiier: Thaliansg Science Club, Curved Horn Stair: Sodality 1, 2, 3, 4: Rams, French Club. Ed is a man of many talents. His propensities as an artist are well known. He is the Grand Mufti of Fordham Poster- Makers: and a very competent one he is, too. He is just as proficient with a text-book and a blackboard as he is with a paintbrush. His career as a teacher of languages seems destined to be a successful one. 16 JUNE MARY CALLOW Major: Social Studies. Minor: History. Degree: B.S. Arlizfitiexz Sodality 2, 3g Curved Horn Staff: Grail Photog- raphy Editorg War Memorial Drive. June is as pert and jaunty as a plaid hair-ribbon and just as gay. She has succeeded in endearing herself to many a com- mittee chairman by her energetic cooperation and whole- hearted support of school activities. ANTOINETTE CAPPELLI Major: Mathematics. Minor: Elementary Education. Degree: B.S. in Education. Acrizfirier: E.S.O. Ann has a disposition that is magnetically cheerful and aston- ishingly even. She is the entertainer that can listen flatteringly and the audience that can respond. Her friendliness is warm and bright, touching and cheerfully changing all that sur- rounds it. BARBARA CLARK Major: English. Minor: English. Degree: B.S. in Secondary Education. Artiz-'itiexz Interracial Clubg Curved Horn Staff: War Memorial: Student Council: Class Officer: President,, '47, 318g Sodality 1, 2, 3, 4. Her personality is a crystal of many facets, which reflects the light of a commonplace world in a thousand uncommon ways. The gleam of her incisive wit, the glow of her poetic subtlety, the brass-button shininess of her technical efficiency . . . all serve notice that Barbara is an unusual individual, a person of extraordinary talents and promise. GERTRUDE CONSOLO Major: English. llflfll0l'2 Social Studies. Degree: B.S. in Educa- tion. Trudy's engaging smile and roguish laughter, combine with charm and daintiness and a genuine naivete to produce a delightful person. In her more serious moments Gertrude reveals a genuine regard for her work and for her friends' well-being. 17 LOIS CONWAY Major: Speech. Minor: English. Degree: B.S. in Education. Artiuiiier: Curved Horn Staff, Managing Editor '46g Editor '47g Grail Staff, Editor '48, Thalians, Vice-President '46g War Memorial Driveg Sodality 1, 2, 3, 4. Sellless and sane, regal and reliable! What laudable litany could we not write for Lois? Yet, such would displease her very nature and that in itself bespeaks her worth. It is then with restraint that we begin to mention her capabilities. FRANK COOKE Major: English. Minor: Commerce. Degree: B.S. in Education. Ar1iza'itie.r: Gannon Council, Philosophy Club: Thaliansg Sodality 4, Grail Staff. Frank Cooke is the man than whom no one else in Fordham is better dressed. His neatness carries over into the more serious side of his life, where all his present and future actions are orderly and de-terminate. ROBERT F. CRANSTON Major: Social Studies. Minor: History. Degree: B.S, Arfiritier: Photographer for the "Maroon Quill", Sodality 1. Bob comes up just long enough from behind cameras and Hashbulbs to give us a friendly nod and a quick smile. His mind is as well-groomed as his appearanceg his manners as casual as his walk. ANDREW CROCCHIOLO Major: History. Minor: Social Studies. Degree: B.S. Educa- tion. Artizfilier: History Club, Acting Secretary: Sodality 2, 3, 4g Class Ofiicer: President, '46. Andy seems to have found the secret of perpetual intellectual motion. Idleness is to him, an unknown quantity. Yet, his good disposition tempers the seriousness of his outlook on life, to make his a balanced personality, a character of unusual depth. 18 MARIE CUOMO 1l'fdj0I'Z Elementary Education. Minor: Speech. Degree: B.S. in Education. Aclizfitierz French Clubg Curved Horn Staff, Sodality 1, 2, 3, 4g War Memorial Drive. Marie is one of the few people able to do a favour so graciously as to give the impression that she values the pleas- ure of the person she is helping more highly than she values the time and labor required to help. She is a person endowed with abiding sincerity, the gift of those who possess true peace of mind. VIRGINIA CUSHNER Major: Government. Minor: History. Degree: B.S. Afriifiriefz Sodality 1, 2, 3, 4. Slim, sophisticated Virginia is the ideal career girl. In her own unobtrusive way, she is completely adult. Calm, efticient, independent, she works with mature determination toward her goal . . . a career in law. Portia herself could do no more. TERRY DE MARTINI Major: Chemistry. Minor: Biology. Degree: B.S. Artivilier: Sodality 1, Mimes and Mummers. Ever since the first day Terry entered Fordham she has dis- played a friendly and fun-loving spirit. Even though she was a campus trotter and a jersey commuter, she found time to avidly particpate in all school functions. Her "chic" appear- ance accentuates her vivacious nature. ' VINCENT N. DEVIVO Major: History. Minor: Classics QLatin and Greekj. Degree: B.S. in Education. We can't help but admire the ambition of such a person as Vince. He has already started his graduate work in the Ford- ham School of Arts and Sciences. This plus his cordiality will add new friendships to the many he has made here. 19 BERNICE DOWD Major: Education. Minor: Social Studies. Degree: B.S. in Education. Actirfiliey: E.S.O. We find in Bernice the rare combination of a casual manner and firmness of purpose. We admire the reticence with which she succeeds, and her determination to continue to do so. PATRICK ERICKSON Major: History. Minor: Social Studies. Degree: B.S. Pat's knowledge of politics together with his appreciation of Shakespeare makes an ideal combination. He instigates many interesting conversations and adds to every group discussion by his knowledge and logical approach. ANN ETON Major: History. Minor: Social Studies. Degree: B.S. in Educa- tion. Al'fjl'ffi6.i'C Curved Horn Staiig Grail Staffg War Memorial Drive: Gannon Council: Interracial Clubg Literary Club: His- tory club. Ann has successfully combined the three roles of housewife, mother, and student. She has endeared herself to the class as an energetic leader and untiring scholar. Admiration attests to her unselfish and cooperative class spirit. JOSEPH A. FERRARA Major: Social Studies. Minor: Philosophy. Degree: B.S. Arfi1'itie.f: Sodality lg Debating Society. There is something enviable and admirable in joe's love of music. The easy, friendly quality of his voice is characteristic of his personality. Joe has a vibrant interest in life that is contagious. 20 ELIZABETH FERRIGAN Major: English. Minor: Social Studies. Degree: B.S. in Educa- tion. Arfizfilierz Sodality 2, 3, 4, Secretary of the Sodalityg Math Club: War Memorial Drive: Student Council Secretary, '48. Betty possesses the ability to be diligent in her work with apparent ease and enjoyment. She has quite rightfully been selected for the responsible position of Secretary of the Stu- dent Council. Wfhatever she does, she does thoroughly and cheerfully. ELIZABETH FLAURAUD Major: Mathematics. Minor: Physics. Degree: B.S. in Edu- cation. Acii1",ftie.v: History Club, Math Club: Sodality 1, 2, 3, 4. Betty is our pleasant paradox. She takes her place in the tra- ditionally masculine field of Mathematics with unassuming graciousness and astonishing proficiency. Her shy, reserved manner, camouflages a lively interest in people. She discusses with facility and intensity, quadratic equations and the "New Look," electronic radiation and Harry Babbit's latest record. Versatility is the sum and substance of Betty's individuality. KENNETH FLETCHER Major: Social Studies. Minor: Philosophy. Degree: B.S. Arlizfitier: Class Officer: Secretary, '36, Treasurer, '37g De- bating Society, Sodality 1. Ken has a mature approach to all he does. Kindness and optimism flow from this person of sterling character. He has a depth of understanding: a clarity of purpose. PAUL FLINT Major: Social Studies. Minor: History. Degree: B.S. in Educa- tion. Arfizfirier: Gannon Council, Sodality 1, 2, 3. This Waslmington commuter was seen very seldom at Fordham this year due to his attendance at Catholic University, but he never seemed to lose track of his friends, nor they of him! Aifable, friendly and sincere, Paul is an excellent student. He can always be relied upon to inject a particularly astute com- ment into a discussion, and to enliven any gathering by his contagious wit. 21 MARGARET FORD Major: Elementary Education. Degree: B.S. in Education. It is as if you found a neat package from a very smart shop, opened it up and there was Margaret. Genial and serene, her temperament is like a shining, smooth-running river that has little turbulence and less hurry. NOREEN GALLAGHER Major: English. Minor: Social Studies. Degree: B.S. in Educa- tion. Arrirfiriefz Sodality 2, 3, 43 Math Club: War Memorial Drive: Catholic Literature Committee. Noreen lays claim to a sample of the famed Irish wit, a goodly portion of a. French characteristic called rlrir, and a fair share of an American commodity called conviviality. KENNETH GREDLER Major: English. Minor: Advertising. Degree: B.S. XVhile most of us will remain somewhere in this locality, Ken will be "far West" absorbed in advanced study in advertising. We've admired his creative ability: we've warmed to his friendliness: we'll miss him at Alumni gatherings. ANNE ELEANOR GRUBERT Major: Government. Minor: English. Degree: B.S. in Educa- tion. Arlizriliefz History Club: English Club. Anne is as well informed in world affairs as the Times Edi- torial Staff. She has however an artistic flair which gives her a well-balanced personality. Here's to more of Anne's talent and spirit. 22 BERNADETTE HAAS Major: Social Studies. Minor: History. Degree: B.S. Artizfitie.f: War Memorial Drive. A characteristic quirk of an eyebrow, clear blue eyes and an alert mind, this is Betty. She has a certain stamina that may well carry her into the field of International Economics. Her subtle wit and genuine amiability have captured our interest and won our friendship. MAX HAMBURGH Major: Biology. Minor: Science. Degree: B.S. Artizfiiierz E.S.O.g War Memorial Drive. We thought we knew Philosophy until we met Max. In speaking with him, we realize that we have much to learn. MURIEL HANLEY Major: Elementary Education. Degree: B.S. in Education. Artiviliesz Sodality 1, 2, 3, 4g Curved Horn Staff: War Mem- orial Drive. Muriel is vivacity itself, though unagressive, her quiet abilities command respect. There is an impeccable style to her dress, a consistent neatness in her work. She has the talent of identi- fying herself with, and working for her friends' happiness. EDWARD HEAGEN Major: Commerce. Minor: Mathematics. Degree: B.S. in Education. It's the Irish in Ed that gives him an engaging smile, a twinkle in his eyes and a happy laughter: it's himself that gives him the naturalness and friendliness we all appreciate. 25 KATHERINE HENNESSY Major: Psychology. Minor: Radio. Degree: B.S. This Edite's lively chatter and sparkling personality have brightened many discussions and class meetings. Her exper- ience in radio in the Uptown College serves well as a back- ground for her vocational work. Kathy's accomodating nature is enhanced by a demure sophistication. RALPH HERLIHY Major: History. Minor: Mathematics. Degree: B.S. in Edu- cation. Activities: E.S.O. Boston has its accent and Fordham has Ralph Herlihy, accent and all. His directness and clarity of thought, are apparent in everything he says and does. CHARLES HICKEY Major: History. zlliuor: Social Studies. Degree: B.S. Activities: Sodality 1, 2, 3, 4g E.S.O., Vice-President C441 President C455 5 Student Council, Vice-Chairman of the Ford- ham Reunion Ball. For a number of reasons Charlie is our best example of con- densed accomplishment. As President of the E.S,O., a mem- ber of Student Council for two years and an outstandin leader I S 'and student, he has won our praise and esteem. EDWARD HOGAN Major: Speech. Minor: Philosophy. Degree: B.S. in Education. Activities: Class Officer: President, '46g E.S.O.g War Mem- orial Drive. Ed's power of conviction and gift of precise expression has added an invaluable element to the classroom atmosphere. He has a mind as clear as his eye and as open as his smile. He leaves a' great deal for young Robert Michael to live up to as a prospective member of the Class of '65. 24 LILLIAN A. HOLBROOK Major: Chemistry. Itlirmrz Mathematics. Degree: B.S. Aclizv'ilie.f: E.S.O. Lillian has highly specialized interests. Strenuously scientific, she already holds a position as Laboratory Technician and is ambitious enough to continue for her Masters Degree in Chem- istry. Lil is our best example proving that test tubes and fem- inine charm make a pleasing combination. XVILLIAM HONAN Major: Social Studies. Minor: Economics. Degree: B.S. Wfhen it comes to being aware of what you are about, and what you are going to do, look at Bill as an unexcelled ex- ample of purposefulness. VU e have come to know and like him for his unflinching directness. WALTER HOUSE Major: English. Minor: Speech. Degree: B.S. Arlivitiex: Curved Horn Staffg Ramsg Thaliansg Science Clubg War Memorial Drive, Ralile Chairman, Grail Staff. Always a gentleman, this quiet unobtrusive altruist of the class has many interests, not the least of which is skiing which is to him poetry in motion. Droll and yet serious, sincere and hard-working, Walt can always be relied upon to produce a thorough job regardless of the activity he undertakes. JOHN KEARNEY Major: Mathematics. Minor: Science. Degree: B.S. Acfizfiiierz Interracial Clubg E.S.O. John is mild, thoughful and purposeful. There is something peaceful yet dynamic in his manner. He is keenly interested in peopleg exceptionally considerate of them. We salute a person of infinite worth. 25 MOIRA KENNY Major: Social Studies. Minor: Mathematics. Degree: B.S. Arlizi'i1ie.f: Sodality 2, 3. Wlien we think of Moira we immediately envisage a person of composure and tranquility. Wlmeim we speak to her we become aware of her ready amiability, an essential quality for the pursuit of a career in social work. Petite and trim, gentle and trustworthy, Moira stands up to the true test of a lady. SHEILA KENNY Major: Elementary Education. Minor: Kindergarten. Degree: B.S. in Education. Artizfities: Sodality 2, 3. Sheila has been outstanding for her keeness of mind and sincerity of purpose. Her exceptional capabilities and industry would set her apart from the conventional element in any school's atmosphere. She is as poised as she is gentle, an obliging friend. HOWARD KOERNER Major: Social Studies. Minor: History. Degree: B.S. It is impossible to think of Howard and not recall that his humor has been the source of much of our laughter and his thoughts have initiated many of our discussions. Extremely intelligent, generous, and loyal, Howard has been a fine stu- dent and a valuable friend. JOHN C. LAFFAN, JR. Major: Mathematics. Minor: Physics. Degree: B.S. Ariizfitiefx Math Club. john's bull-dog tenacity is typified by his powerful determi- nation to solve Math problems. His lectures on Abstract Systems have held the attention of his many friends at Math Club meetings. john has won our acclamation as a leader and as a true friend. 26 LILLIAN LAPPANO Major: Mathematics. Minor: Science. Degree: B.S. Artizfilierz Curved Horn Staff Business Manager, '46, Man- aging Editor, '47g Grail Staff, Managing Editor, 218: Math Club: Sodality 1, 2, 3. Always the impromptu entertainer Lil contributed willingly and without atfectation to our social life at 302. She has been conscientious and forthright in all the particulars of a college career and merits the reward of such achievement. RITA LE PERA Maj0r': English. Minor: Italian. Degree: B.S. in Education. Adi1a'ilie.f: Sodality 1, 2, 3, 4, Italian Club. Rita is an ideal student. Her intense loyalty makes her a dependable friend. She is a perfect lady, and yet she remains warmly human and completely unaffected. BEATRICE LOCILENTO Major: Social Studies. Minor: Sociology. Degree: B.S. Actilfilieyz Sodality 1, 2, 3, 4. Beatrice has a taste for the unusual and a thoughtful mind. She is completely unselfish, and beneath a demure quietude there is the sparkle of humor and the strength of a thoughtful and strong character. MICHELINE LOPIZZO Major: Biology. Minor: Biology. Degree: B.S. Arriritier: Science Club. The a' so histicate one minute, the colle iate cut-u the 5 P next, this tall, dark haired coed makes a striking figure in any group. Always at her vivacious best, Lee's humor and anecdotes have enlivened man ' a conversation. 3 27 JOHN JOSEPH LUNDY Major: Mathematics. Minor: Science. Degree: B.S. Artizlilierz E.S.O. john entered Fordham two years ago and in a short space of time he has taken his place among us as a leader. An effective President of the E.S.O., John has been a diligent student and a loyal friend. CATHERINE MCCAFFERY Major: English. Minor: Science. Degree: B.S. Artivifies: Sodality 1, 2, 3, 43 Watt Memorial Drive: Glee Clubg French Club. To us Cathy is a package of rare wholesomeness tied with a dainty ribbon of femininity. She is spontaneous and refreshing. a delight to all who know her, for she shares with others her ability to be cheerful and to make the best of the drudgery which always accompanies college life. HOWARD MCCLARY Major: Latin. Minor: Social Studies. Degree: B.S. in Educa- tion. Acliz'i1ie.r: E.S.O.g Thalians. XX' ith an attempt at originality we could not describe Howard as "a very nice person," although to us it connotes a great deal. Quiet, unassuming and intelligent he is someone we respectg someone we are happy to know. KATHERINE MCDONALD Major: Social Studies. Minor: History. Degree: B.S. We are somewhat awe-struck at Kathy's varied background. She attended both Traphagen Art School and Katherine Gibbs Business School. She now hopes to study Law at Yale and complete Hying time for her license. This may sound incom- patible to those who haven't a gift for combining things, but it doesn't seem hard for someone as intelligent and talented as Kathy, to accomplish. 28 EILEEN MCGUIRE - Major: Chemistry. Minor: Science. Degree: B.S. Acriz.filie.v: E.S.O. Add a friendly personality, a generous measure of ambition, a keen mind, and the picture is quite complete. At present, Eileen is working with the Medical Division of the Board of Education which more than proves her capabilities. KATHRYBT T. MCKEEVER Major: English. Mirror: Speech. Degree: B.S. in Education. Arfirilier: Curved Horn Stattg Art Editor of the Grailg War Memorial, CAss't Chairman--RaHle Committeej. An artist and a scholar without temperament or preoccupation, Kay is loyal to her principles and courageous in upholding them. Her creative ability is as diversified as her quiet wit. We find in Kay, a deep sincerity and a willingness to share her talents with others. MARY ELLEN MCKENNA Major: History. Mirror: Social Studies. Degree: B.S. in Edu- cation. Arlizr'iiie.f: Thaliansg History Clubg War Memorialg Sodality 1, 2, 3, 4. Mary Ellen's interests lie in two fields . . . the historical and the histrionic. Her penchant for delving into the past is reflected in her excellent record as a history student. She gives competent voice to her theatrical leanings in the Thalian productions. Her adequacy in both Helds is a striking tribute to her versatility. NICHOLAS MACKOVAK Major: Biology. Degree: B.S. Avtii'ilie.r: Ramsg Science Clubg Sodality 1. There is an attitude of calm reserve underlying everything that Nick does, which assures us that his capabilities are well beyond the conventional. Even though we have not known Nick well, we have admired his conscientiousness and deter- mination: two outstanding prerequisites for success. 29 CAROL MADDEN Major: Biology. Minor: Biology. Degree: B.S. Arti1r'ifie.r: Sodality 1, 2, 3, 43 Science Clubg Class Ofhcer: l Treasurer, '46, l Carol is kindg she can put the shy at ease and evoke real affection in those gifted with her friendship. She is consci- entious in her work but fun loving in her nature which makes her ready for a quip or a chuckle at any time. DOROTHY MAGUIRE Major: Elementary Education. Minor: English. Degree: B.S. in Education. Activities: Glee Clubg E.S.O.g Sodality 1, 2. 1-- To the innocent spectator, Dotty looks as if she were in pe petual motion. She has the gift of never seeming to run down. e To the consternation of the timid, she seems always on th way to, or from, something exciting. To all of us, she not only seems but is, a friend. ELENA MANALO Major: Chemistry. flflirlorz Philosophy. Degree: B.S. Elena is one of those rare people who makes an ideal a realitr. She has majored in Chemistry and intends to return 5 to the Philippines when she completes her graduate work, in rder to offer her services in the field of Medical Research. o She is a person of enviable character, we're happy that Elena came to Fordham. ANTHONY P. MARSALA Major: Social Studies. Mi:1o1': Philosophy. Degree: B.S. Arfirfifierz Debating Clubg Sodality 1. Tony has done two things at the same time, proof that such f t is ossible He has been not only a capable student, but 11 C21 . P ' . lifts been a consistent devotee of his forte, music. The blending of two such auspicious talents effects aharmonious personality. 3 0 ANTOINETTE MASTROBERARDINO Major: English. Mizzoirz History. Degree: B.S. Arriifirierz Curved Horn Staffg Glee Club. "Our Girl Friday," always helping, always contributing, this soft spoken girl of many interests has a way of unobtrusively engratiating herself with everyone she helps. KATHERINE MEANY Major: History. Minor: Social Studies. Degree: B.S. in Edu- cation. Avril-fifierz Sodality 1, 2, 3, 4g History Clubg Curved Horn Staff, Business Manager, '47-'48g War Memorial Drive. Introducing Kaye Meany, whose easy-to-talk-to manner and pleasant wit has made knowing her an enjoyable experience. Her unusual enthusiasm marked her two-year term as Business Manager of the Curved Horn. We can be sure of cheerfulness and vivacity whenever Kaye is around. DAVID MILLER Major: History. ll'IfI20l'2 Social Studies. Degree: B.S. in Edu- cation. Aclizfilierz History Clubg Interracial Clubg War Memorial Driveg Class Ofiicer: Treasurer, '47-Vice-President, 218. Quietly competent in his studies, Dave is a socially conscious historian with a personal understanding of human values. Sin- cere, easy tempered, possessing an engaging smile, he put his easy eiiiciency to the service of the class as its Vice-President and Treasurer. RICHARD MUDGETT 1l'Idj0l'I English. Minor: Speech. Degree: B.S. in Education. Adizfilierz E.S.O.g Representative in the Hearsy Oratorical Contest for the School of Education in 1946. Dick has much more than the external signs of a good sense of humor. He has a mind which functions clearly and quickly. When we watch him mimic, we marvel at his dramatic ability. When we listen to him talk, we know he's clever. 31 ALICIA MURTHA Major: History. Minor: Social Studies. Degree: B.S. in Edu- cation. Aclivitierz Glee Club, Sodality 1, 2, 5, War Memorial Drive. It is Alicia's beguiling charm that assures her many friend- ships and her direct manner that makes her opinions valued for their sincerity. Her future plans entail "taking life as it comes" but at Fordham she has contributed much to warrant the commendation and respect of her classmates. JOSEPH NAPOLITANO Major: Social Studies. Minor: History. Degree: B.S. Were proud to introduce Joe, intelligent, thoughtful, witty. His consideration of others, his boundless generosity and his clever wit have been appreciated by all. PATRICIA NEWMAN Major: English. Minor: Mathematics. Degree: B.S. Arfizfifievz Curvedll-Iorn Staff, News Editorg Sodality 1, 2, 3, 4g French Clubg Glee Clubg Mahdrofs. Vfhen everything and everyone around her seems lost in con- fusion, Pat's cool assurance and mild temperament provide a soothing contrast. Her critical approach to the study of lit- erature indicates a future in the field of journalism. OLIVE NEWTON Major: Government. Minor: Economics. Degree: B.S. Acfizfilier: Sodality 1, 2, 3, -ig E.S.O., Vice-President '51-ig Student Council, Secretary '45, President ,LISQ Interracial Club. Besides those qualities of leadership and efficiency which Olive exemplifies as President of the Student Council, we find other characteristics which make her rather special. Her cordiality is reassuring and her gaity irrepressible. XVe applaud her even- tempered disposition. 52 1 Q JO ANN NOVELLINO Major: Italian. Minor: English. Degree: B.S. in Education. Actizfitierz Italian Club: Philosophy Club, Sodality 1, 2, 3. A spark of fiery determination combines with pep, laughter and spirit to bring you jo Ann. Her entrance into extra cur- ricular activities was marked by earnest endeavor. JUSTIN CYCONNOR Major: English. Minor: Social Science. Degree: B.S. ArIi1'ilie.f: Varsity Fencing, 510341: Debating Club: Sodal- ity 1. Justin possesses a distinctive maturity in his view of the academic situation and takes his place therein as a competent student. In the way of righteousness, he has the discriminating ability to draw the line between that which is done and that which should be done. He is a person of enviable character and stability. MAIRE OTLANNERY Major: English. Minor: Philosophy. Degree: B.S. in Educa- tion. Arti1.firie,f: E.S.O.g Student Council: Vice-President, '46, '47. Maire is calmly and effectively executive and yet possesses a warm friendliness and charm. She has proven her competency as Vice-President of the Student Council. Her desire to be- come a partner in her father's business indicates that she is a person of firm purpose and ambition. FRANCIS O'HARE Major: English. Minor: Social Studies. Degree: B.S. in Educa- tion. Arfirfitier: News Editor of the Curved Horn. Frank has, to an unusual degree, a marvelous combination of abilities. Hail to the conqueror of magic words and artful phrases, a master of the humorous and satirical, who does wonderous things with pencil, paper and an idea! Thoroughly unique, he punctuates his life and ours with meaningful hu- mor. 53 ELIZABETH O'KEEFE Major: Chemistry. Affiuor: Chemistry. Degree: B.S. in Educa- tion. Arlizfitiex: Sodality 1, 2, 3, fig Math Club, Grail Staff. An absorbing interest in things abstract and high scholarship attainment characterizes our "A" student. She moves through life graciously, unperturbed and smiling. Her sense of humor has never been known to desert her, her warm graciousness is perfectly expressed in her smile. LAWRENCE O'NEILL an Major: History. Minor: Social Studies. Degree:,.B.S1"ii At'fi'l"ifi6.1'I History Club: Sodality 1, 2, 3, -ia Likeable, laconic Larry hides his light, not under a bushel but behind an attitude of reserve. Even that, however is not effi- cient enough to conceal the dry wit, the shrewdness, the shy good nature that make him the person that he is. PATRICIA OWVILLIAMS Major: Social Studies. Minor: History. Degree: B.S. Afrirfilieyz War Memorial Committee, Sodality 1, 2, 3, 4, Grail Publicity Chairman. Pat's subtle humor is like icy lemonade on a sultry August day, or the salty tang of a sea breeze. It is the spice that para- doxically enhances the sweetness of her nature. It is the trade- mark of a feminine Peter Pan, an irrepressible Gael named Patty. LEONTINE F. PAINTON Major: English. Minor: History. Degree: B.S. in Education. Activities: Interracial Club, E.S.O.g Student Council: Director, Variey Show '47, '48. Witliout any attempt to wax lyrical, we want to say that Lee's like "the flush of the spring." I-Ier's is a gentle vitality and a growing cleverness. It has been a privilege to walk in the garden of her personality and we have been enthusiastically aware of her fragrance. She's a iiower of rare worth and will contribute much to life's bouquet. 1 34 FERNAND PERREAULT zllajor: Science. Minor: Language. Degree: B.S. in Education. ArIi1'ilie.r: E.S.O.g French Club. It is not often that we find someone who has accomplished a great deal in diverse fields: it is less often that we find a person as modest as Fernand. He has taught in Maine and Plattsburg, and at the same time played in the Plattsburg Symphony. To state what he does is a more capable way of telling what he is. LUCIA PIRACCI Major: Italian. Minor: English. Degree: B.S. in Education. Aclizfiliex: E.S.O. g Lucia's presence is a warth and her smile a light. She has a vigorous goodness about her, an unaffected sympathy. She re- minds us of an early morning sunrise, delightfully real. JOHN PLANELL Major: Spanish. Minor: French. Degree: B.S. in Education. Arriifirier: Glee Clubg Philosophy Club: Sodality 1, 2, 3, Purpose is the keynote of john's attitude toward life. Knowing what he wants, he invariably takes the most direct means of attaining it. His uncompromising honesty and aggressive cu- riosity form the foundation of a sturdy, individualistic char- acter. o ANN PRACHT Major: Elementary Education. Minor: Speech. Degree: B.S. in Elementary Education. Arfiritief: French Club: Sodality 1, 2, 3, 4. Ann loves life, and to prove that, she refuses to be a mere spectator and always manages to be in the midst of things. Ever gay, she imparts her feelings to all around her. Her in- terest in skating and dancing bear witness to her love of ac- tivity. 35 LAURA PYNE Majo1': Social Studies. Minor: Speech. Degree: B.S. Adi:-'ilieft Sodality 1, 2, 3, ig Glee Club g French Clubg Mahd- rofsg History Club. Laura is demure as a Watteatu model, placid as a lullaby, lis- some as a premiere ballerina. Softspoken, affable, she goes her unhurried way, scorning all affectation. Her complete naturalness enhances a personality unusual for its sweet sim- plicity. FRANCIS REDMOND Major: Education. Iliinorz Mathematics. Degree: B.S. in Edu- cation. Frank breathes the air of a well-ordered existence. There is an element of propriety in his thought, his manner, and his dress. He has a lively interest in current affairs. His personality is immediately impressive. LEONA T. Rizzo Major: Biology. Minor: Art. Degree: B.S. Actizfirierz French Clubg Mimes and Mummersg Science Clubg Sodality 1, 2. In Lee, we find the creative powers of the artist and the prac- ticality of the scientist. She has completed six months of grad- uate work. Her ambition and enthusiasm makes her a vibrant and delightful personality. ARLENE ROBINSON Major: History. Minor: Social Studies. Degree: B.S. in Edu- cation. Arlene works with determination and enjoyment. One need not search too diligently to detect the dry wit and the intense loyalty that are part of her nature. Wlien she brings these qualities to the classroom as a teacher, those under her guid- ance will undoubtedly benefit intellectually and psychological- ly, from the experience, 36 JOHN ROCHE Major: History. Min0r:,Social Studies. Degree: B.S. in Edu- cation. Arfizfifierz Sodality 1, 2, 3, Li, History Club: Rams: Student Council: Writ Memorial: Class Officer: Secretary, '47. The phrase "a gentleman and a scholarf must have been coined to describe john. His courtly demeanor and quiet de- pendability mark him as an asset to any group: no less out- standing is his high scholastic ranking. Everyone agrees that when a difficult task must be done, and done well, John is a logical candidate for the job. SERAFINA ROMEO fMrs. Altmannj Major: Biology. Minor: Biology. Degree: B.S. Arrizfilier: French Clubg Sodality 1, 2, 55 Science Club. Sa is our first bride. She handles sewing and psychology, cooking and cosmology, housekeeping and histology with equal dexterity. In the midst of this welter of activity she re- mains calm and equable, as only a contented woman can be. ANN P. ROSSI Major: Mathematics. Minor: Speech. Degree: B.S. Arfizfiliex: Sodality 1, 2, 3, 4: Curved Horn Staff: Mahdrofs: Math Clubg Weir Memorial Drive 3 Grail Staff. Ann can always be relied upon to act with integrity and con- viction. Her elliciency as Business Manager of the Grail has won our admiration. Her gift of common sense and her spon- taneous humor has brightened many a dull hour of hard work. RICHARD C. RUGGLES Major: Social Studies. rlflilzorz History. Degree: B.S. Dick's conscientiousness, his unflagging interest and his cor- diality are constant. His mind is keen and his observations are clear and direct. 57 WILLIAM B. RYAN Major: Social Studies. Minor: Economics. Degree: B.S. In his quiet, unassuming way, Bill has won many friends. He thinks clearly and deliberately and finds enjoyment in the simple things of life. HELEN SCANLON Major: Mathematics. Minor: Physics. Degree: B.S. Artizfiiiexz Sodality 1, 2, 3, 4: Math Clubg French Club. Helen has the innocent gaiety of a Botticelli cherub and the shy grace of a faery queen. She has a quiet and shining re- finement unhampered by the pharisaical pretense. Her capacity for making and keeping friends is legendary, her loyalty to those friends, unique. JULIAN SCAVETTA Major: Social Studies. Minor: History. Degree: B.S. Aciizfitierz E.S.O. His temperament and disposition are as smooth running and as capably controlled as the Panama Clipper schedule. His humor is a quiet one that finds its expression in a gentle laugh. MARION SCHLINKERT Major: Social Studies. Degree: B.S. With an easy manner and pleasant smile Marion has the happy faculty for making friends. This side of her nature combines with her well trained mind to make her temperament even and her personality vital. I 38 GEORGE SEBRING Major: Social Studies. Minor: Science. Degree: B.S. If Florida were a little further South, it would receive a "Good Neighbor Policy" award for sending us George. He is near perfection in the art of good speech, and a master of the well-turned phrase. Never excitable, always interesting, it has been a pleasure to have known George Sebring. LILLIAN SEL Major: French. Minor: English. Degree: B.S. In Education. Arli1r'iIie.f: French Club. That Lillian has unswerving strength of purpose is conclusively proven by the fact that she has majored in French in the grand manner. As President of the French Club she has put her knowledge to practical use which seems quite natural and appropriate. ANTHONY P. s1N1sGALL1 E Major: English. Minor: Social Studies. Degree: B.S. in Edu- cation. Actizafitier: Ramsg Sodality 1, 2, 3, 4, Glee Club 4. Quiet, dependable Tony would never make the grade as a gold-brick. Willingness to work is an integral part of his personality: hence, he falls heir to many trying tasks a less cooperative person would shirk. Giving Tony an assignment guarantees an efiicient, thorough, job. MARGARET SMITH Major: Mathematics. l'l'fDI0l'I Physics. Degree: B.S. Activities: Math Club, Sodality 1, 2, 3, 4. Peggy is versatality personified: at this time in her busy life, she has mastered such varied fields as mathematics, tennis, designing, and painting. All her activities are characterized by a tenacity of purpose, a quiet determination which sees her through even the most difiicult situation. 39 MARGARET SNIDERO Major: Biology. Minor: Science. Degree: B.S. Activities: Interracial Clubg Student Councilg Grail Staff. Margaret is very kind, very direct and very interested in what- ever concerns college and college life. She has a strength of character that is tempered by sweetness. Her active participa- tion in such organizations as the E.S.O. and Student Council indicates the unselfish nature which makes all her efforts, gen- uine contributions. MERCEDES SOLEY ilfajor: Chemistry. Degree: B.S. Aciizfilier: International Clubg Sodality 1, 2, 3, 4. Mercedes deviates from her usual manner of reserve when she graciously exhibits her musical talent. She is the violin virtuoso of the class of '48, Her interest in chemistry reveals the practical side of this proficient artist. JOHN L. SORMAN Maj01': History. Minor: Social Studies. Degree: B.S. in Edu- cation. A clivitiesz Swimming Team. john is one of those people who has made a place for him- self not only in the college circle, but also in outside activities. He held the New York State Championship in Swimming for three yearsg he has already gone to Syria to do graduate work in History. Wlmat is strangest of all, is that he acts quite simply about his major accomplishments as if they weren't somewhat exceptional. We feel they areg we know john is. JULIET STARACE Major: Social Studies. Minor: Sociology. Degree: B.S. Arrirfiiierz Glee Clubg Thaliansg Interracial Clubg French Clubg Sodality 1, 2, 3, 4. Juliet is a double feature . . . artist and organizer. The Glee Club has claimed both her soprano voice and her administra- tive abilities, at various times. She has worked hard to make that group the flourishing organization it is. Now, she is well on the way to the realization of her personal and professional ambitions. 40 A J ROBERT STEVENS Major: Social Studies. Minor: English. Degree: B.S. A casual walk, a hearty laugh and friendly greetings characteri- ze Bob. His desire to enter the Field of Labor Relations does not disguise his talents or interest in writing. There is a fun- loving quality to Bob that changes the most dejected mood to a cheerful one. ELIZABETH SULLIVAN Major: Economics. Minor: History. Degree: B.S. Affiriliey: Sodality 1, 2, 3, iig French Clubg Interracial Clubg Bowling Club. The spontaneous gaiety of untroubled youth is Betty's chief asset. Her infectious cheerfulness is a gilt edged guarantee of good times, impervious to the tarnishing action of pessimism and time. CONSTANCE REILLY SUTTER Major: English. Minor: History. Degree: B.S. in Education. Al'fi1'iff8.l'Z Curved Horn Staiig E.S.O. Connie is a patch of blue in a grey sky, with a smile that replaces il thousand words of welcome. She has a gaiety of the type which vanished with the coming of the foe to Irelandg 21 person "of infinite jest and variety." ROLAND L. SWINK Major: History. Minor: English. Degree: B.S. in Education. Roland has a certain mental curiosity and his interesting ques- tions have brightened many of our classes. To the harum- scrtrum many he is the admired, unflustered person who ac- complishes much with enviable casualness. lil CLAIRE TRAINOR Major: English. Minor: Speech. Degree: B.S. in Education. Arfiz.'ifie.f: Student Council: Treasurer, '46, Secretary, '47g Sodality 1, 2, 5, Prefect of Sodality, '47g School of Education's N.S.A. Delegate: '47g Mahdrofsg War Memorial Drive. Claire is always jolly. Her main purpose in life seems to be to make others happy. The sweetness of her personality is bal- anced by the spice of her sense of humor. The result . . . a pleasing blend of the demure and the provacative, of the rompish and the sedate. HENRY HOWARD TRUTNEFF Major: English. Degree: B.S. If we chanced to hold a conversation with Hank, we'd find ourselves carefully listening to the most trivial point. When we get to know him, we realize that he isn't consistently serious. There is a certain spark in his eyes which betrays his cheerful nature and we're pleased to find it. RAUL E. UGARTE Major: German. Minor: Language. Degree: B.S. in Education. Ac'li1,'itie.f: E.S.O. Ed tempers his analytical mind with charity and is ever willing to give a kind estimate of his colleagues. We "follow suit" and acknowledge his academic ability, his determination and his reserve. ANNETTE L. VENTURA Major: Biology. Minor: Science. Degree: B.S. Adil-'ilierz Bowling Clubg Sodality 1, 2, 5. Ann is another one of our Edites who shuttles between the Marble Campus and Bio Labs. Under a reserved and retiring manner, her charm has not passed unnoticed. Her quiet smile seems to indicate that she not only enjoys people but is keenly interested in human nature, a quality which has won her many friends here at Fordham. 412 HARRY W. VINICOMBE, JR. Major: Social Studies. Minor: History. Degree: B.S. in Edu- cation. Activities: Sodality 1g French Clubg History Clubg Editor of the Curved Horny Student Council. Harry is rightfully a leader. His ambition to be President of the United States, does not seem fantastic to those who know his abilities. Staid, sober, resolute and purposefulg possessor of a fine appreciation of the droll, as well as of the sublime, he demonstrates great potentialities. JOSEPHIN E VITO Major: Science. Minor: Sociology. Degree: B.S. Behind her delightful smile lies a character of depth and quality accentuated by sincerity and thoughtfulness. Her deter- mination, combined with her past accomplishments, assures a successful future in the field of science. GEORGE W. VIVINO Major: Social Studies. Minor: History. Degree: B.S. Acfizf'i!ie.f: History Clubg Italian Clubg Sodality. There is the mark of the eager scholar about George, without a mournful expression or absent-minded stare. He is loquacious and witty and we are entertainedg he explains a thesis and we respect the explanationg he is his cheerful self and we are most appreciative. DOROTHY WALSH Major: English. Minor: History. Degree: B.S. in Education. Actir-'irieyz History Clubg Bowling Clubg Literary Clubg Curved Horn Staff. Tall and slim this blond Bronxite shows her powers of con- centration by doing most of her studying in the subway. Conversation and dancing are Dot's forte and she has an amazing facility for making friends. 43 MARION WALSH Major: Chemistry. Minor: Chemistry. Degree: B.S. AtifiI'ifi8.liI Science Club. Marion needed only three years to earn her degree. During that time, she has successfully invaded the field of Chemistryg she has acquired many friendsg she has contributed a great deal to the success of the school's events. A career in science now oifers her the opportunity to prove herself as good a scientist as she was a student. RITA WEBSTER Major: English. Minor: Education. Degree: B.S. in Elementary Education. Acfiz.filie.r: English Club. There is a whole world of keen perception and deep thinking behind Rita's cheerful manner. It is not difhcult to imagine her part in the W.A.C. Military Intelligence. Alive, alert, and direct, We admire and value Rita's ideas a hundredfold. LILLIAN ANGELA WONG Major: Science. Minor: Philosophy. Degree: B.S. Avti-zfitierz Interracial Club. A vibrant personality tempered with an air of oriental gra- ciousness characterizes Lillian. She plans to return to China and apply her training in Science to the needs of her people. Lillian is an example to all who doubt that an ideal may be- come an actuality. MADELINE ZEMA Major: Speech. Minor: English. Degree: B.S. in Education. Madeline has the energy and dimensions of a vitamin. She is dynamically cheerful and irrespressibly gay in all she does. She has a beguiling charm and sweetnessg a vital interest in her field of study-Speech. 44 1 Y Y l N 1 Y Y ,Y Y Y Y YYYYYY Y,Y Yfff Y,Y Y YYY YY Y ,,,, YYY Y YY. Y - YYJ That's the gallery! The gallery of what? The gallery of those who will "pass and be forgotten, with the rest." The gal- lery of those who will, however, not forget themselves, nor the Principles to which they are dedicated by reason of their Catholic education and their form- al assent to the idea of the dignity of the individual. The gallery of those who will, in the large, succeed without suc- cess -who will be glorified inglori- ously. 1 1 1 N w 1 4.1 JUNIORS Wliile the Seniors are preparing for final "finals" and graduation robes, the class of '49 is preparing to step into the Senior role, The juniors, the first post-war class to enter the School of Education came in September with full freshman spirit and ten young men who, drawn by the strains of "Hail, men of Fordham, hail!" found them- selves alone among a hundred girls. By October the more talented of the group had already become members of the school organizations. Al Lynch, Bob Redmond, Mickey Scollon and Agnes Donahue joined the Curved Horn Staff. The Thalians' "Pride and Prejudice" featured "Boots" Schwagerl, Ted Abbene, joan Blank and Connie Ferraro. Witli February, came the second section of the '49'ers, the re-election of Ed Hogan as class president and the first large group of returning vets. Sophomore year was filled with important events: the War Memorial Drive, "Dream Wl1irl," the Christmas Dance at Keating and the opening of Meade Memorial Chapel. The Sophs were well represented Served: Carol Saxon, Patricia Leib, Frances Zuerlmen, Rita Connelly. Smnding: Pat I-lanrahan, Anna Marie Kivling, Helen Daly, Rosemary Schmitt, Lydia Dejesus, Margaret Nielson, Elizabeth Cassidy, Aileen Fantino, Marion Talbot, Jeanette Neillson. l 48 W H V YY 77,, , ,, ,H Y AA. l ...-l Seated: Renata Gouthier, Irene Schwagerl, Edward Cook, Sarah Lupinto, Mary Wfysocki, Patricia Galpin. Second Row: Peter Glickter, joan Blank, Connie McKenna, Marie Geammorino, Maxine Orsenigo, Harold Barletta. Third Razr: Thomas Vince, Mary Karely, joan Hanley, Pat Dunn, Irma Vonovitch, Elizabeth McGuire, Hal Rome. uptown with Grace Saiya and Mary O'Donohue in Ramblings '46, and Irene Connolly, Renee Hallahan in "Peer Gyntf' Al Lynch and jim Powers, class president, were voted "People of the Month" and the Curved Horn saw the beginning of Helen Daly's column the "Daly Noose" as ,Peter Glickert took over the CH news-editorship. Betty Cassidy began reorganization of the Glee Club and jim Murphy, Paul Dellaquilla and Pete Rocco headed the committees for the Christmas Dance which was to become an annual event. Blanche Arnold was first on the Dean's List this year. By the end of the semester the Sophomores had established the reputation of "go-gettersf' Even before the beginning of the year, juniors were found prominent in school activities, as Ed Cook was appointed Fordham's representative to the NSA Constitutional Convention at Wisconsin. Our return in September found most of the executive club posts held by juniors. Pete Glickert, Mel Neville and Jeanne Maccia were appointed to fill three of the four CH editorships . . . Pete Cervone was elected History Club president . . . while Betty 49 Cassidy and "Boots" continued presidencies of the Glee Club and Thalians. This was the year when Walt Hassett became the "man of many committees," and the Juniors, showing their serious side revived interest in the Gannon Council and the Philosophy Club when Matt Brady became Gannon Council President and Ed Cook, Class president headed the Philosophy Club. Casting began for the all-school Floor Show and Dance, and the Student Council appointed Pete Glickert head of the Handbook committee. Class talk drifted to grad- uation rings, the Junior l-lop, and the number of "requireds" left to finish and with the end of the junior year come thoughts of a full Senior schedule, a new Grail, practice teaching and graduation. Front Row: Marion Schwagc-rl, Dorothy Collins, Lillian Silaggi, Florian Scallia, Ethel McGovern, Mary Dielito, Mary Agosta. Seroud Row: Evelyn Diaz, Jeanne Maccia, jo Carol Genova, Jeanette Picciano, joan Cunningham, Peter Rocco. Lrm Raw: Peter Cervone, Wrllter Hassett, james Murphy, Matt Brady, james Ryan, Willialilx Timlin. 1 i 50 First Row: Michael Alien, Ed. Batho, Brenden O'Haire, Louis Grossman. Seated: Maryann Hur- linger, Lucy Valdivia, Eillen Sauce, Mildred Haipt, Eileen Gay, Christine Pavis, Lillian De Giglio. Slandiug: Tom Crowley, Justine De Windt, Doris Lane, Sally Hughes, Maureen Heanue, Eleanor Gomez-Franco, Frances Stovaggi, Hilda Black, George Knips. SOPHOMORES Although assigned a cast of sobriety due to the influx of veterans, our freshman reaction to initiation gave evidence of spirit and hilarity. Orientation proved a boon to acquaintance, a salve after grueling placement tests. Thus fully initiated, We chose officers, Louis Sanman, Jim Hanley, and Martha Cheznick. Confident of Freshman finesse and dreaming of a bulging treasury we planned our first dance to include hundreds of home-made hors-d'oeuvres, catered refreshments and smooth musicg we had assured ourselves of success and the intake surpassed our greatest expectations. The War Memorial Drive evidenced almost entire cooperation for a notable cause. Struggling through exams .and term papers had its reward in marks, vacation and a well-earned Sophomore promotion. Frank Higgins, Lillian de Giglio and Mildred Haipt took up their roles as class officers and ushered in a hectic year. Registration seemed 51 Firrz Row: Pat Olden, Ciro Stripoli, Nick Leone, Tom O'Connor. Second Row: Fred Cocchodrelli, Barbara Lake, Teddy Saglimbine, Elizabeth Wasser, Betty Minturn, Aileen Murray, Ellen Cummins. Third Razr: john Vanden Dries, Connie Congelosie, Mary Carroll, Marilyn Terrio, Anne McAtmney, Viola Zema, Peggy Donovan. Fourth Row: Frank Chavonec, Peggy Reynolds, Ann Lowney, Margaret McMorrow, jean McKinley, Betty Hickey, Evelyn Guardaro, Gus Cappel, Don Sclessel. more complicated and class hours slightly irregular, but reunion was line! Our second retreat provided a needed breathing space for retrospection, evaluation and planning. In Sodality, oratorical talents were discovered in joe Tedesco, Carmen Garafolo, Ann Peltier and Ann McAtmany, with Eleanor Gomez-Franco and Rita Murphy supplying the vocal representation. The idea was acclaimed, the plans rushed, and the event a huge, novel success, once the Sophmore Barn Dance became an actuality. Wedding rings, licenses, square dances, hill-billy oflicers, summonses and fines combined to make this affair outstanding in attendance and enjoyment. The big snow of '47 not only wrecked state-wide transportation, but blanketed our campus on the night of the Sophomore Christmas dance, much to the chagrin of the committee, and those who had planned to attend. 52 A necessary trip to New jersey failed to douse the enthusiasm with which we greeted Mr. Collins' invitation for a Sophomore outing. A subsequent downpour heightened the enjoyment of hot weiners and community singing, and despite the weather, 21 good time was had by all. Next year will find us lessened in numbers, but still possessing the feeling of comradeship, which has helped to make our two years at Fordham profitable in studious and companionable achievement. Seated: joan Hawley, Cathrine Burke, Jean Scribino, Victoria Princiato, Elizabeth Broderick, Maryann Mango. Standing: Arthur Miller, Burr Barnes, joseph Tedesco, Alexander Pignato, Thomas Troy, Anthony Sanfilippo, Peter Redmore, joseph DeTomasso, john Biacate, William Thompson, Frances Higgins, George Lynch, Michael Melkarian. 53 Firrl row: Clare Rahilley, Marcella Cloonan, Denise Ryan, Marilyn Newman, Joan Daly. Second row: Toni Sullivan, Pat Finnerman, Pat Vouelseng, Rita Casey, Helen Curran, jane Campion, Mike Flynn. Tlaird raw: jack Campel, Bill McGinn, Nicki Tedesky, joan Keating, joan Smith, Mary Caccesse. Fam-lla raw: Mike Acerno, john Belson, Anthony Frasca, Walter Yannett, Howard English. Helen Hoffman, Pat Vogelsang, Eileen O'Donnell. FRESHMEN The Freshman Class brought to Fordham a stellar collection of High School and War records, not to mention Henry D'Angela, john Belson, Claire Rahilly and Helen Curran, our scholarship students. Soon after we had become acquainted, class oiiicers, jim Murtha, Presidentg Tom Breen, Vice-Presidentg Owen Halpin, Treasurerg and jim Lahey, Secretary, were elected. We will never forget the highlights of our first year at Fordham-Freshman Initiation and the party the Sophomores gave us after we survived it, the trip to the campus on Armistice Day and the first dance sponsored on December 12th. The bright spot of the otherwise dismal football season was the party Lee Buendia gave after the never-to-be-forgotten N.Y.U. game. By the end of the first term a definite class spirit had developed and many Freshmen cheered the Ram Hoop squad through its eleven straight victories. We thoroughly enjoyed the entertainment provided by the "Thalians" and the Glee Club at the Dean's Christmas Party, and sat in hopeful anticipation for the drawing of the winning ticket of the Seniors' Christmas basket. Despite the Petrillo ban, members of the various Speech classes became recording artists during the year, with Mrs. Poland acting as disc-jockey. We actively participated in the junior Council of Debate and the All School Adair held at the Campus Gym on April 17, and we almost ate Mr. Collins out of house and home at his picnic in May. l Now that Freshmanlyear has drawn to a close, we look back with gratification on a year well spent, and look forward eagerly to a provident second year. 54 Fim' raw: Vallarie. Curry, Gunther, MacAully, Hick, DiBitose, O'Connor. Second raw: Lindgren Wfarnel, Fitzgerald, Zlovsky, Murphy, Alber, Villami, Pucci, Connley. Third row: Robinson Brogan, Pisciotta. Fira! row: E. Hamill, janet Cushner, Elinor Lappano, Lillian Dolan, Gloria Petrilli. Second mu' Anne johnson, E. Ford, Rosemary Sullivan, Mary Cavan, Geraldine Schilling, Rosemary Minniclc Joan Dowling. Third row: Peter lN'Ialia, Ryan, Andy Mulligan, john O'Nimbo, Gerry Wallaclu john Tobin, Paul Raier, James Fahey, john Hager. l 55 Firrt raw: Louis Staiano, Sal Sevastano, Bill Hawley, Mirtha, jim Fahey. Semnd ww: E. Bradley. McDonald, Groux, Brun, J. Oliveri, Richert, Theod. LaRocca. Third nur: Polange, M. Delidorto, XV. Colangelo, Minot. Fourth row: ul. jaralan, Burgless, Al Quinn, Haeth, Murphy, Brady, Sweeny, Sikes, Passarelli. Firrf rout Anne Sweeny, Anne Brady. Semud row: Frank Kelly, Jane Murphy, Mary Braham, Frank Stroud, Anne Bingley, Lucretia Buendia, Ray Pazzini. Third four: Evelyn Hamill, Vincent Aliiari, Marion Martino, Gloria Techberg, Helene Sarris, Patricia Quinn, Tom Mullery, Leonard Dunning. Fourth raw: Dennis Creagan, Ralph Fuessy, Gus Koppel, Tom Muby, Wzirren Odenthal, Owen Halpin. 56 , , 4 V r v I ,,-,,,,,7, 7, Y , ,Y , , , ,x , ,,.,.4 W '5 qu'-'ihiixawefins ' hqwlu Quen Panama m,AawE,..mnf3wa1 fxulgmsknumrgheerrflkrr abmnra sag ur nmgxhing ngnimthrnabnrvtrtaptrnxir REV. ADRIAN I.. BONA, SJ. S Hldt'l1l Colmrellor hoswcllzcriae mr. . orwmMmy ,t? ilk Dr - ::i?fIl:fniitY15'd-sgilelizuiunllthe mimi lilmiifvmalumr im at thzuarfmghigikngl One of the principal objectives of a Catholic College education is the moral development of the student. To attain this end, Religion is sought as an essential part of the curriculum. While religion permeates the whole atmosphere of a Catholic Col- lege, the Sodality offers the student an oppor- tunity to put the religion learned in the classroom into practice. All periods of the student's develop- ment are taken care of by the Sodality. The Fresh- men begin with a Soclality indoctrination program where the true objectives of the Sodality are learned, the rules scrutinized and studied. Then rr period of probation follows, during which the students are observed and tested to see if they are worthy to be received as members of the Sodality. The program for the Sophomore and Junior Sodality is planned so that the students receive every opportunity to participate actively in the scheduled meetings. Topics pertinent to morals and religious devotion and practice are the most commonly discussed. The students themselves lead these discussions, reading papers or delivering talks on the topic chosen. Then they are impressed with the idea of Catholic Action and their share 58 and part in this action. The Senior Sodality is held in the Chapel and since Senior Year, of its very nature, is serious and thoughtful, the major portion of the Sodality meeting is devoted to ,f meditation and prayer. The Evening Students, due U to their busy and occupied careers, cannot devote as much time for Sodality as they would like. But J ...A for the little time they can spare they gather on - ig,,.,,',i.qQ,141'1','Q?Q5, Wednesday and Thursday evenings in the Chapel and recite a portion of the Little OEICC of our Lady. Thus, the Sodality cultivates the religious seesscfa, ts. habits of all the students from their Freshman to their Senior years. First row: Virginia Cushner, Catherine McCaffrey, Margaret Smith, Elizabeth Ferrigan, Andrew Crocchiolo, Beatrice Locilento, Elizabeth Flauraud, Helen Scanlon. Second row: Patricia Newman, Ann Rossi, Juliet Starace, Elizabeth Sullivan, Mary Ellen McKenna, Ann Pracht, Marie Cuomo, Eileen Brennan, jane Cahir, Carol Madden, Lawrence O'Neill, Third raw: Ann Mastroberardino, Lois Conway, Noreen Gallagher, john Plannel, Katherine Meany, Muriel Hanley, Frank Cooke, john Roche 59 Fin! row: DeGaull, Andreoli, Picciano, Newton, Snidero, Ferrigan, Painton. Second row: Kearney, Hassett, Roche, Glickert, Sanfellipo, Stiano, Ryan, Marcesso, Hickey. STUDENT COUNCIL The Student Council of, the School of Education serves to coordinate student interests, and to provide a channel for the How of suggestions from the student body to the faculty. Through this past year under the tutelage of Miss Kathryn I. Scanlon, Moderator, Olive Newton, President, Walter Hassett, Vice-President, and Betty Ferrigan, Secretary, it has functioned effectively toward the attainment of many noteworthy accomplishments. Reviewing the busy 1947-48 semesters, we observe a host of matters having engaged the Council's attention. At the outset the Council approved a full and varied social calendar for the school year. Student problems, relevant to improved spacing of midterm examinations, and requests for courses, were presented to the faculty by a committee of three, consisting of Walter Hassett, KATHRYN SCANI-ON Elinor Andreoli, and George Cobb. M,,,ye,,,,,,,t Consideration was given to the proposal that the School of Education be affiliated with the National Student Association, although final decision was not reached on this matter. Ed Cook and Harry Barletta were appointed interim representatives to the Asso- ciation. As a result of a poll taken from the entire student , body, the Annual All School Affair, sponsored by the Student Council took the form of a musical revue and dance and was held in the Campus Gymnasium. The affair was dedicated to Dean Francis M. Crowley, to honor him during his tenth anniversary at 'Ford- ham. 60 EVENING STUDENT ORGANIZATION The purpose of the Evening Student Organization of the School of Education is two-fold. The group acts as a medium for cooperation between the Morn- ing and Evening session and serves as the coordinat- ing body of all Evening student activities. An executive meeting of the new officers together with Mr. Leo Kearney, Moderator, was held on October 1, 1947. The ofiicers of the year were as follows: President, john Lundyg Vice-President, Doris De Gall, Secretary, Margaret Sniderog Treasurer, Frances Cassey. Early meetings were concerned with promoting a membership drive and compiling an activity calendar for the year. Olive Newton, President of the Student Council, and john Kearny reported to the Evening Students in regard to the Student Council's work for the year. Olive asked the group to nominate two alternates to the Council. Elections were held on November 24, resulting in two new alternates: Lee Painton and Arthur Berger. LEO I. KEARNEY Moderator Following this was the Christmas Party at which contributions were made for Friendship I-louse. On january 5, the finished constitution was accepted with the approval of Father Hooper. Plans were made for the Annual Communion Breakfast to be held in February. Ramon Servito was appointed Chairman and Father Gerard Walsll, SJ., accepted the invitation to speak. Both the Retreat and the Breakfast were the most successful in the history of the organization. First row: Rita Vallard, Frances Casey, john Lundy, Doris DeGall, Margaret Snidero. Second row: Lucy Andreoli, Elinor Andreoli, Lee Painton, Fernand Perreault, Lydia Peracci, Ann Cappelli, Rosemary Dillon. Third row: Bob Keeschan, john Kearney, Charles Hickey, Duke Forrio. 61 The publication of a Yearbook demands much ingenuity, patience and cooperation on the part of those who hold responsible positions on its Staff. The 1948 Grail Staff has not been lacking in any of the above qualities, and it is the wish of the Editor that this page be devoted to the recognition of those who have contributed to mak- ing this book an actuality. We started working together as a Staff back in November with the selection and approval of Morning and Evening Session Associate Editors. Mr. Frank P. Jay was appointed Moderator and we immediately started interviewing printers and photographers. We soon had selected Delma Stu- dios to do the photography work, and the Robert W. Kelly Publishing Co. as our printer and en- graver. While Seniors were making appointments for pictures with june Callow, Walter House was busily mimeographing subscription blanks, pledge and booster slips. With Father Barnett's permis- sion we went on an active selling campaign and made our headquarters at a booth in the lobby. It was over a "bottomless" cup of the BfG's coffee that we decided to conduct a raille and within four days Ann Rossi and Walter House had made and distributed the chance books, Connie FRANK P. JAY Aiademlor GRAII Ferrara's mother had assembled the famous " ket of Cheer With A Good Foundation" Frank Cooke had driven to New jersey brought back the most attractive Christmas ket we had ever seen. The winning chance drawn at the Dean's Christmas Party and Smith, a former member of our class, won basket. Bas' and and bas- was Bill the After Christmas vacation and final exams we went on an all-out drive for completed write-ups LOIS CONWAY Editor EDITOR Wailter House, Anne Rossi, Pat O'V'illiams, Frank Cooke, Betty O'Keefe, june Callow, Lillian Lappano, Kay McKeever. Scaled: Anne Eton, Marge A Snidero, Lee Painton, Antoinette 5 Cappelli. Srimdirzgz Anne Mastra- bernadino, Anthony Sinisgalli, Noreen Gallagher, Laura Pyne. and accurate copy. Lee Painton had been conduct- ing interviews in the ollice, and was now assem- bling data. Betty O'Keefe had assigned her write- ups to Morning Session Seniors, and they had started coming in too. Frank Cooke took over the Circulation Department since Walter House had graduated in February, and Ann Rossi was found compiling weekly financial reports for the Mod- erator and Dean. Kay McKeever's living room resembled one big wastepaper basket from which necessity selected the line Cuts herein displayed, and the opera "Parsifal" took on greater signifi- cance for all concerned with the Grail theme. As time ran out and our deadline neared, Lil- lian Lappano was found typing eighty pages of copy in three days. Lee Painton's week-ends were spent in dodging cliches and writing write-ups. june Callow was rushing around identifying faces with names and Ann Rossi was still accepting money for subscriptions, patrons and boosters. Mr. jay's perfunctory visits to the office found him quietly reading copy amidst all this confusion. And so we have come to the end of a year's work, from which has emerged this book, this Grail for the Senior Class of 1948. We who had the responsibility of compiling and editing this book realize its many limitations, but we believe that this book will have a lasting value if it only serves as a reminder of the years we spent together in the School of Education. n n e . .vlxielx la. gm lt I S6 Q9 ls, .n bel I no Sept. Tth. talent .xml ., 'U g -, nlstitnti. ... :x dnntie J, 'Inc wnstunt round ol' lneexnrgrs to .lb mtg fu .nmtign T, ll01'l' full' ralgul t. er t' -ln- mm! Jug Oeobsiy .back 5 plenary sessions, emnmitf ' tudy o,-pnrlnnities both latqm . d . JI- the word UGO . mldwnu' John xgknws. Q nd sub-committees wns czin- 6 ln-ond, and to bring N51 Uh- I mentioned slutol Brndx' ends' Bu? ' Q 1 in 11 hectic HY-NO" rludents :Nth 4:losel'li""0'lf: Cf3lk'f3"1. 8 ,JI 5- IVUHUI- Muffy Q "nie,wiez null. he m . M Spirit of hush, - io itudcms fnmportnlntuw, and e Q the University ,f 4 Don 131.0 Q 0 3 U he drawing' ' qi 6 ' "Minn in on. ,-Q59 and mid,-QS a an h . the 9" Qubitif ' " ,nity members. 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P I , g 'KY Q67 G Q ' mom n lllaawqxi' Y Ryan, llunry Yacvuro. 1'CilC ICS ' Oflllll ' ,Q ' F-' A 4 " . -i- v-A-1: onfcg QN couldn'l. find " " ' . Session Retfeamx 'M M' i' I his Y ear Is Courtes S' C' 'To Consider , Lponc, ,t -, . ....-e. Fin .yed into our hand y . . Kathryn T. galE90?el',A3F::xx' the ptlxve mittee members dn N'S'A' Collstltutloll r V I Seated: Wrrldran, Tassini, Neville, Maccia Glickert, Daly. Standing: Hasset, Curran, Donovan, Schlinkert, McKenna, Calabrese, Callow, Ferraro, Braham, McKeever, Mc- Guiness, Westlreiilmer. x HARRY XV. VINICOMBE Edifor The Editorship of the CURVED HORN hnally reverted to the males after a war- time haitus of four years. New posts were created to manage the increasing staff, more features were added, pictures became prevalent, and there was even an experiment with smaller size type. Harry W. Vinicombe, jr. '48 succeeded Lois Conway, present Editor of "The Grail," in the spring of '47, His staff included Peter Glickert, '49, as Managing Editor, Jeanne Maccia, '49, as News Editor, Mel Neville, '49, as Feature Editor, and Kay Meaney, '48, as Business Manager. Lead feature writers were Helen Daly, of the celebrated "Daly Noose," Betty Cas- sidy of "Spotlight Review," Kay McKeever of "Hall JOHN COLLINS of Fame," Lillian DeGiglio, of ulnquiring Reporter" Mgdemm. and Mel Neville, of "Neville Again." During the ' past four years, the class of '48 was particularly ac- tive on the paper. Fourth Estaters among the grad- uates included Lois Conway, a former Editor-in-Chief, Lillian Lappano, who served as Business Manager and Managing Editor, Pat Newman, who was News Editor, Marion Atkinson, who was Feature Editor for a year, Barbara Clark, who wrote "Ed-Lines," Muriel Hanley, who wrote "Vogue's Eye View." A list' of News writers includes Seniors Ed Calabrese, june Callow, Ann Rossi, while Marie Cuomo is a member of the business staff. 65 THE THALIANS The Thalians, the School of Education's Dra- matic Society, under the supervision of its Mod- erator, Dr. George Glasgow, and the direction of its President, Marion Schwagerl, has sought to attain its enviable pre-war status of dramatic production. In 1947 "Angel Street" was chosen for the Spring production which starred Matt Semenza as Mr. Mattinghorn and Renata Gouthier as his wife. This tense, psychological drama of- DR- GEORGE M- GLASGOW fered the participants a formidable challenge F""'1'-3'M"d""""" which they met with true acting ability and thus the first "dramatic" step had been taken. The first part of this year's activity was de- voted to the presentation of two one act plays, "White Iris" and "The Mad Breakfast," the latter of which was presented at the Dean's Chrismas Party. The cast of "White Iris" included Renata Gouthier and Carmen Garofola in the leading roles with Maureen Heanie and Marie Sargent in the supporting cast. The cast of "The Mad Breakfast" included Mary McKenna, Martin Dannon, Imelda Neville, Bob Westheimer and Tom Crowley. The members of the Thalians do all the work involved in play production, which includes directing, building sets and collecting props for the one act plays. In this way they gain practical experience in the technical aspects of stage production after having been thoroughly versed in the theory and art of the drama. Seuiedz joan Cunningham, Theodora DeRocco, Connie McKenna, Maria Petraroja, Anne Peltier, Rita Murphy. Sldlldillgl E. Gay, Eileen Fantino, Renata Gouthier, Pat O'Haire, Rosemary Minnick, Tom Crowley, Gloria Marchesi, Maureen Hinue, Marion Schwagerl, Marie Sargent, Carmen Garofolo. 66 GANNON COUNCIL OF DEBATE Pixar! ww: Tedesco, Barletta, Cer- vone, Hassett. Second mfr: . Heanue, McCabe, Haipt, Schmit, Brady, Guardaro, Gomez-Franco, Garfolo. Third row: Hain, Mur- phy, Berglas, McCullough, Cur- ran, Richardson, Cook, Cooke, Murphy, Brady. The Gannon Council of Debate, founded in 1938 and reorganized after the war under the direction of Miss Audrey O,Brien, Faculty Moderator, is the official Debating Society of the School of Education. The total membership active in the work of the club during the past year numbered fifty-three, of these, ten have participated in formal de- bates with other colleges in the City. Meetings of the Gannon Council of Debate are held weekly, and each meeting is marked by lively activity on the part of the debaters. The schedule to which the Gannon Council adheres calls for frequent intra-club debates on topics of current interest. Mem- bers taking part in these informal debates held before the club, receive private, con- structive criticism given by the moderator. Favorable demonstrations of ability at these private meetings constitute eligibility for intercollegiate debating, which is considered to be the most interesting part of the club's program. Inter-collegiate debates take place according to a pre-arranged schedule set up by the club ofhcers. In the two semesters just completed, the Gannon Council has held debates on the national topic designated for college debating this year, "Resolved- That A Federal World Government Should Be Established." Formal debates on this topic were held with the following, colleges: Brooklyn College, College of the City of New York, Hunter M,,,jem,,,,- College, Queens College and Fordham College of Arts and Sciences. AUDREY O'BRIEN In fostering the art of debating and encouraging student participation therein, the Gannon Council of Debate strives to broaden the educational value of the curriculum by providing an opportunity for stud- ents to apply principles learned in the classroom to world problems, before critcal judges and audiences. Further, the Gannon Council is the medium whereby good public speaking habits may be perfected and a degree of eloquence achievedg where good traits of mental discipline may be acquired and where real fun may be had in the process. 67 Strvzding: Denise Ryan, Vincent Mayernik, Barbara Hickey. Seated: Mary Shannon, Marisa Petrarosa, Connie Congelosi, Elizabeth Minturn HENRY F. WHITE Mademlor SCIENCE CLUB The Centurian Science Club was organized in 1941 to permit students to indulge their interests in science and photography. Membership in the Club is not restricted to those majoring in Science but is also open to those who have made a hobby of science and photography or who desire to increase their knowledge of scientific phenomena. The program carried out at club meetings varies from demonstrations of scientific and photographic principles and techniques, to reports by club members or guest speakers, followed by open discussions on selected topics. The reports given by club members this year included the following topics: Enlarging Photographs, Moving Picture Pro- jection, Color Photography, The Chemistry of Photography, Blood Types and Trans- fusions, Heredity, and the Chemistry of Photography. The club has an enlarging machine at its disposal which is used frequently at meetings for the purpose of demonstration. The cl , , wi r. Henry F. White of the Science Department, the faculty Moderateor. ub meets bi-monthly on Wednesday' afternoons 'th M 68 Sealed' Flauraud, O'Keefe, Smith, Scanlon, J. Smuh. . RI. ' Sfalllldiilgl Kearney, Gallagher, Cahir, Melkonian, an y, Ryan, Latham. ANDREW R. KIRBY Moderator MATHEMATICS CLUB Math Club membership is open to all students who are interested in increasing ld h fir t and their knowledge of mathematics and its applications. Meetings are he on t e s third Thursdays of every month. The club offered a varied assortment of programs dur- . . . d ing the 1947-48 school year, under the direction of Mr. Andrew Kirby, Moderator, an Peggy Smith, President. At the first meeting a tea was given in honor of new members and the curriculum of the club was planned to include discussions by members and lectures by guest speakers. On Nov. 6th, Jane Cahir and Betty Flauraud spoke on the "Graphical Representa- l 'll t te tion of the Characteristics of Diodes and Triodesf' The speakers soug 'it to 1 us ra the dependence of physics upon mathematics. At the following meeting, john Laffan . . . Y . al awe a talk entitled "Rings Groups and Fields-Three Different Types of Mathematic S ' , , Systems," in which he described each system. A special meeting was held in Shealy Hall on December 15th at which time, guest speakers Francis J. Bierne and Frank A. Bonauto lectured on the subject, "The Actuarial Field as a Careerf' At the next meeting, Edward Batho discussed "A New Set of Postulates for the d t e- Euclidian Geometry." He explained how a new type of Geometry which oes no pr suppose courses in arithmetic and algebra can be built up on the basis of these postulates. Another highlight of the year's discussions was Peggy Smith's talk on the subject: "The Mathematical Basis of the Game of Nimf' At other meetings the members were concerned with a discussion of "Determinants" ' t nd their b ' John Laffan, john Kearney, and Mr. Lynch. The meaning of determman s a l use in the solution of linear equations having several unknowns were explained by the speakers. 69 Seated: Evangelista, Germarino, Sel, Hickey, Zema. Sfullldillgi Tedesco, Calabrese, Perreault, McGill. KATHERINE MARTIN M od efmlw' Slcllldlillgl Vito Gioia, P. Vivino, Virginia Evangelista, Madeline Summa, A. Palange, Thomas Vinci, Anthony Le Pera, Y. Zema. Sealed: Sahra La Pinto, Mildred Bagala, Jeanne Scribano, Joanne Novellino, Theodora Saglimbene. DR. SANTINA VIAL M od emlor FRENCH CLUB The French Club offers its members a variety of activities planned to increase their knowledge of French and their ability to speak the language fluently. The club's varied program included debates in French, learning and singing pro- vincial and popular French songs, attending French movies, participating in French games such as "balotte" and "bridge" and solving crossword puzzles in French. The officers for the two preceding terms were Lillian Sel, President, Eveline Alarie, Vice-President, Ed Calabrese, Secretary. Miss Catherine Martin of the French Depart- ment serves as faculty Moderator. ITALIAN CLUB The Italian Club, under the supervision of Dr. Santina C. Vial its Moderator, is composed of students in the Italian Department, interested in furthering their practical knowledge of the Italian language, and in acquiring greater familiarity with the literature, art and customs of the Italian people. Conversations, discussions and lectures are con- ducted in Italian . Planned activities for the Spring Term included attending a concert by Arturo Toscanini, visits to the Italian Handicraft Exhibition, and to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, at which time a lecture on Pre-Renaissance Italian Art was given by a member of the Museum staff. 70 . - ' t - '-iss: an A A A L . Sealed: Ann McNiff, Concetta Ferraro, joanne Novellino, Dot Collins, Alice Brady, Grace Saiya, Dorothy Maguire. Shmding: Frank Cooke, Matt Brady, Pat McSliarry, Thomas Vinci, Peter Cervone, Peter Rocco, Marc Beith, H. Barletta, Wtilter Hasset, J. Murphy, F. MCCrodden, Ed Cook. Contemporary dithculties stem ultimately from the roots nurtured by false tenets of various philosophies. Aware of these dilliculties, bent on answering them, a group of our present juniors determined to form a club, the atmosphere of which should be conducive for the analysis of contemporary DANIEL L SULLIVAN problems. A year's study of Philosophy had created a new ,1,f0de,.,.,,,,,. image for them, one accentuating the significance of the place philosophy holds in the contemporary scene, and provided the impetus necessary for the formation of the Philosophy Club. Late last Spring, Father Hassett conducted the organiza- tional meeting of the club. Plans restricted future activity to discussion of contemporary problems in the light of Scholas- tic Philosophy. Father Hassett and Mr. Sullivan became Co- Moderators, and Ed Cook was elected President. Last Fall, the first term of organized activity, included a discussion of Communism at every meeting but two. For one meeting Mr. Sullivan induced a Mr. Ludlow to speak on "Pacif1sm." For another Fr. Hassett invited Fr. Millar, from the campus to speak on the topic, "Philosophic Foundations of the Constitution." Those of us fortunate enough to have heard this lecture will not soon forget the intellectual acumen implicit in so minutely detailed an esposition. This term, three subjects were treated: Philosophy in Pol- itics, in Economics and in Psycho-Analysis. A guest speaker addressed the group on each of the topics discussed, main- taining a continuity of enthusiasm and assuring the club of a first year of successful tenure. ' 71- INTERRACIAL CLUB Although the Interracial Club of the School of Education was not functioning dur- ing the war years, it was reorganized in September, 1947, under the guidance of Mr. Daniel j. Sullivan, Moderator. For the sake of convenience, a plan was proposed where- by meetings could be held at 10:00 P.M., after class and it was agreed that the group would meet at this time on the first and third Tuesday of every month. The first meeting was attended by approximately twenty students. Temporary oiii- cers were set up as follows: President, Lee Paintong Vice-President, Arnold Boyceg Sec- retary, Ector Aricog Treasurer, Eveline Alarie. Although the first speaker restricted his talk to the group, members expressed that it was not only their desire, but their responsibility to allow the entire school to benefit by hearing outside speakers. Through the efforts of Mr. Sullivan, Mr. Andrew Simmons was contacted and agreed to deliver a talk on the topic: "The Plight of the Negro in Educationi' sometime in February. Witli the beginning of the next semester, a new group of officers was elected as follows: President, Terrence Scantlebury: Vice-President, Margaret Reillyg Secretary, Dorothy McGuireg Treasurer, Josephine Montelbano. Mr. Simmons delivered his speech in Shealy Hall on February 11th. Recent meet- ings have been concerned with two main topics. A committee volunteered to investigate the problem of segregation in the Armed Guard and to consider the influence of a petition upon the proper authorities. The second project was an attempt to procure time on K'WFU" for a dramatic presentation of the various aspects of interracial problems. A new program is being formulated for next year and membership has almost doubled. Sealed: M. O'Carroll, Dorothy Maguire fSec. '48J, Margaret Riley fVice-Pres. '48J, Terence Scantlebury fPres. '48j, Lee Painton fPres. '47j, Arnold Boyce fVice-Pres. '47j. Smuding: Harry Barletta, Larry Olivari, Margaret Snidero, john Kearney, George Sweeney, Rita Villard, Mr. Daniel Sullivan flvloderatorj. 72 Firrt row: Zema, Alper, Wfasser, Donovan, Cassidy, de jesus. Second rozr: Maccia, Cloonan, Przyygocki, Saxon, Picciano, Keating, Gallagher. Smudilxg, Left to right: Tobin, Breen, Macaulay, Lindgren, Hornberger, Lynch, johnson, Brogan, Rahilly, Hall, Hoffman, Fahey, Hughes, Lynch, Calabrese, Wfestheimer. WILLIAM TRAHEY Director GLEE CLUB Twice each week, the Glee Club convenes in Shealy Hall to rehearse, and even the elevator operators stop to listen. This energetic group includes many talented students who evidence a real interest in music and who Wish to apply their abilities to the funda- mentals of group singing. Under the Direction of Mr. William Trehy, this year's pro- gram has included performances at school functions as well as extra-scholastic musicales. The Christmas season proved to be a busy one for the club. Performances were given at the Dean's Christmas Party, at St. Patriclds Home for the Aged, and in the Grand Central Terminal. On March 19th the club competed in the National Students Association's contest at Hunter College. As we went to press, the club notified us that they planned to participate in the All School Affair and in Graduation Exercises. The time spent at Glee Club meetings is both pleasurable and instructive which effects How directly from the enthusiasm and spontaneity of the oflicers and director. Betty Cassidy the President, has given much of her time and talent to insure the success of the club. She has been ably assisted by Maxine Orsenigo, Vice-President and Al Lynch, Director of Publicity. Much of the club's progress has been due to Fr. Hooper's interest and concern for the group. 73 HISTORY CLUB The History Club, under the direction of Mr. Law- rence Mannion, Moderator, began its activities for the 19117-48 school year with a strong core of Senior members. The oiticers of the club-President, Vice- President and Secretary, were john Roche, Larry O'Neil1 and Arlene Robinson respectively. The club's program was carried out by means of g talks on current national and international problems by members and guest speakers. An attempt was made to LAVVRENCE LIANNION Modvmml achieve a balance between timely national and inter- . national topics. Among the subjects of current domestic interest discussed were Proportional Repre- sentation and the House Un-American Activities Committee. At the meeting preceeding Election Day, Ann McAtamney and Peter Cervone analyzed the advantages and weak- nesses of proportional representation as a system for New York City. At the following meeting Larry O'Neill and joan Smith concerned themselves with the question: "Was the Un-American Activities Committee Un-American?" The European Recovery Program and the partition of Germany were the subjects of current international importance which dominated the attention of the club's members. Mary McKenna and Harold Barletta led the inquiry into Marshal1's plan for European rehabilitation. For the last two meetings of the Fall term the club focused its attention upon the United States' policy with regard to Germany. In addition to these talks and discussions, the club sponsored a tour of the New York Stock Exchange and also published a monthly calendar listing lectures, films and exhibits in New York City of interest to Social Studies students. Seated: Ethel McGovern, Ellen Sause, Lornia Vonovich, Arlene Robinson, joan Smith, Virginia Cushner, Alicia Murtha. Standing: Peter Cervone, john Roche, George Vivino, Peter Rocco, Harry Barlettu, Vincent Mayernik, Tom Murphy, Frank McCrodden, Andy Crocchiolo, Ed Cook. t .7-fi SWIMMING CLUB The Swimming Club was founded by the women members of the School of Education in 1946 in order to stimulate friendship, to instruct those who are anxious to learn to swim, and to assist those who desire to improve their swimming style. Mrs. Lylian A. Poland was chosen to be the Club's Moderator and it was decided that the members would meet on Wednesday evenings from six- thirty to eight at the Campus Gymnasium Pool. This year the club had as lecturer and occasional in- C if if C i structor, the director of the Ballet Corps at Flushing MRS' U'f,QQjf,,jj5rPOLAND Meadow's Aquacade. The members received professional coaching on the art of staging aquacades and water ballets. During the school year several meets were held, participation in which was restricted to club members. These competitive events featured front crawl, back crawl, water acro- batics, water ballet and diving. Membership in the club is limited to thirty-five and in order to insure the safety of all concerned, a lifeguard is provided for every ten swimmers. Each year a scout from Flushing Meadows Aquacade comes to choose girls who qualify for professional swimming. Kneeling: Cummerford, Bartenburger, McCann, Del Torto, Waldton, Keating. Scared: Bradley, Sullivan, Hamill, Hughes, Garofolo, McMarrow, Donovan. Standing: Fitzgerald, Costarino, Casey, Sweeny, Doonan, O'Donnell, Schlinkert, McCaffery, Przygocki, Minnick, Boindia, Murtha, Hoffman, Hickey. 75 Sim m ,F fi 5 Amina + WWI! I 4 12' N- 353 E N k Six Q N . . N -Q. ., g c 5 , w f i Q 1 5 r 5-si. Qs QWQS x21 Ml Q: K X 21156 aw wk N X 'x Z A 5 W fffw ,ff 44 W 1 K s - MW- i . ., QS.':QW:'vs?S ' . - , sr Wi' X Q i x s - X' 2 S X f G X 9535 X was Nw . E sk X kg K s ' X X Q S xx qw K O X X? if is X gx-kEEig::fT X f X ' Q :Q X ' 5 B X Mir- R fy is x X - yi tr Q. ,qs .gg -'j x ' , 55: ,,5' ,X ' ' vw ll N' 6 X-xf-K-155 if ::. f fr w 3 .f: N' 'xr - A - L Q 'iff-1.3 x x , .Q w'FQ4Nx Tx 5 "Xi --re 'brfz-gfsfaxfzw .gif-Q f at 2- 1:32-11 . X X - -if QS 3 b E I " A gn? Q , 3 x X ig. ..X. ,Q Q QQ Xssw-X x IX'NwXN..t-, . :QM -Q ' . Mfkixigei x 4 N Q55 :gg ' :ii V B . 1,5 . Q' xi, - gf X eg. X S ' ' -' X -x x 2 x k .N N fvwpttqxs N'- xii' E235 . 5-Q SQEEQ , ,fig . E X- D Q - X fa -- :Nw X ., M, , ACKNCWLEDGEMFNTS To Dr. Francis M. Crowley for his thoughtful consideration and under- standing of all our problemsg To Mr. Frank P. jay for his interest and guidance as our Moderatorg To the faculty and student body for their whole-hearted support of this bookg To Mr. Robert W. Kelly and Mr. Richard Osann of the Robert W. Kelly Publishing Corporation, for their professional and personal interest in our endeavorg To Mr. George Reubens of the Delma Photography Studios for his untiring efforts and perseverance in our behalfg To my staff, a pre-requisite to any publication, who have justified the confidence I originally placed in themg I am admittedly indebted and sincerely grateful. Lozs CONWAY Editor-in-Chief 78 RELIGIOUS GRADUATES SISTER AGNES MARIE MALLER, O.S.U. SISTER ANITA MARIA SMITH, C.S.C. SISTER ANITA MARIE, O.P. BROTHER ANTHONY BERNARD RICHARDSON BROTHER CELSUS SULLIVAN, O.S.F. SISTER IDA OSSI, S.D.B. SISTER M. DE LA SALLE MULVIHILL, O.P. SISTER M. ROSE COLEMAN SISTER MARGUERITE IRWIN, O.S.U. SISTER MARY CARMELITA, O.P. MOTHER MARY CATHERINE KENNY, MOTHER MARY CECILIA DOWD, SISTER MARY COLETTA BREE, C.S.C. MOTHER MARY DOLORES KEATING, O.S.U. SISTER MARY EDWARD SHERRY, O.S.F. SISTER MARY JUDE WALTERS SISTER MARY JUSTINE DIPALMA SISTER MARY LAETITIA KENNEDY SISTER MARY PETRA KEVIN, R.U. SISTER MARY PHILIP NERI, S.S.N.D. SISTER MARY THOMAS MALONEY, O.S.U. SISTER MIRIAM CHARLES CONNERY BROTHER JAMES DAMIAN BRADY SISTER .IOHN BERCHMANS PRIMEDU, O.S.U. REVEREND BROTHER JOSEPH SEBASTIAN SMITH BROTHER NORBERT JUSTINE RODRIQUE BROTHER PAUL BENEDICT BEDARD BROTHER PETER CHANEL AREL MOTHER PETER CLAVER O'NEIL, S.N.C.Q. BROTHER ROMUARD HENRY MAILLOUX, E.M.S BROTHER TIMOTHY WALSH, O.S.F. 79 SENIOR CLASS DIRECTORY Virginia Acerno ............. Nicholas Altieri ...,,.,............ Seralina Romeo Altmann ..,.... Elinor Andreoli ...........,... Ralph Anzano ......,. Betty Arnaud ........,. Marion Atkinson ...... Helen Attisani ....... Vivian Barbaccia ......,. William Barry ,.,..... Fidel Battipede ,......... Marc Belth ...,......... Eileen Brennan .......... Theresa Burke ......i. Jane Cahir ......,,........ Edward Calabrese ......... June Mary Callow ........ Antoinette Cappelli ,...... Barbara Clark ............ Gertrude Consolo ,.....,.. Lois Conway ......,.... Frank Cooke ........... Robert Cranston ...,...,.... Andrew Crocchiolo ....... Marie Cuomo ..,...... Virginia Cushner .,...,. Robert Davey ....,,.... Terry DeMartini ........ Vincent DeVivo .....,.. Claudia DiRenzo .,..... Bernice Dowd ........ Martha Doyle .,........... Patrick J. Erickson ...,.... Ann Eton ................ Anna Fedar .,....... 90-35 53 Ave., Elmhurst, L. I. .........2942 Radclili' Ave., Bronx 67, N. Y. .......,.Gwynee Lane, Farmingdale, L. I. .......-40-11 79 St., Jackson Heights, N. Y. ............524-44 St., Union City, N. ..................148-77 St., Brooklyn, N. Y. The Neck, Manhassett, L. I. ........52 Watkins Place, New Rochelle, N. Y. ..............1971 Mapes Ave., Bronx, N. Y. West 184 St., N. Y., N. Y. .......1985 Bathgate Ave., Bronx, N. Y. St. Pauls Place, Brooklyn, N. Y. 97 St., Woodhaven, N. Y. ...118-11 84 Ave., Kewgardens, Queens, N. Y. Cooper Place, Weehawken,N. ........131 West 7 St., Mt. Vernon, N. Y. ...........1258 Pawnee Place, Bronx, N. Y. Bailey Ave., Bronx, N. Y. Woodstock Ave., Rutland, Vermont West 172 St., N. Y., N. Y. 845 Carroll St., Brooklyn, N. Y. ........8544 104 St., Richmond Hill, N. Y. ........6803 Bliss Terrace, Brooklyn, N. Y. ...........844 Macon St., Brooklyn, N. Y. .......53 Linden St., Yonkers, N. Y. East 36 St., N. Y., N. Y. Willis Ave., Bronx, N. Y. .........287 Windsor Road, Wood-Ridge, N. J. ..,...........138-32 90th Ave., Jamaica, I.. I. ....,...110 Jeiferson St., Passaic, N. J. 91 St., Brooklyn, N. Y. ........1334 East 14 St., Brooklyn, N. Y. .,........613 East 35 St., Brooklyn, N. Y. Eton Road, Thornwood, N. Y. ..........2149 Prospect Ave., Brooklyn, N. Y. Joseph Ferrara ........... ............... 1 68 East 103 St., N. Y., N. Y. Elizabeth Ferrigan ......., ................, 2 1 Williams Ave., Jersey City, N. J. Elizabeth Flauraud ........... ................................... 3 675 Broadway, N. Y., N. Y. Kenneth F. Fletcher ........ Paul Flint ..................... Margaret Ford ........... Noreen Gallagher ....,.... Richard T. Gorman ......... Kenneth Gredler ........... Anne E. Grubert ....... Betty Haas .............. James P. 1-Ialvey ....., .. Max Hamburgh ......... Muriel Hanley ........ John Harrison ........ Aumack and Seagate Ave., Union Beach, N. New York Ave., Brooklyn, N. Y. ..........4041 Duryea Ave., Bronx, N. Y. 122 West 50 St., Bayonne, N. J. 6122 Broadway, Woodside, L. I. 82-42 256 St., Floral Park North, L. I. West 113 St., N. Y.,N. Y. 263 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, N. Y. .......886 Albany Ave., Brooklyn, N. Y. 601 West 191 St., N. Y., N. Y. McClellan St., Bronx, N. Y. ............257 Kensington Road, Lynbrook, N. Y. 80 Edward Heagen ,....... ......-417 Palisade Ave., jersey City, N. I Katherine Hennessey .,........ ....... 4 42 White Plains Road, Bronx, N. Y Ralph Herlihy .......,.., Charles Hickey .......,. Edward Hogan ......... Lillian Holbrook ...,... William Honan ........ Walter House .....,.. john Joyce .......... John Kearney: ...,.,. Marie Keating .......,.. Moira Kenny ......... Shiela Kenny ............ George Kramerl .,,.... john Laffan ........... Lillian Lappano ......,, I. Vincent Leddy ....... Rita LePera ............... Beatrice Locilento ..... Micheline Lopizzo .... John Lundy ............... Catherine McCaHery. Howard McClary ...... John McDevitt.. .......,....... Katherine McDonald Eileen McGuire .......,. Kathryn McKeever .... Mary McKenna ........ Eileen McMahon ........ john McManemin ..... Nicholas Mackovack. Carol Madden .....,,... Dorothy Maguire ...,..... .. Elena Manalo ....,..... Aro Markowich ..,..... Anthony Marsala ...... Ann Mastroberadino .......... .,.... Katherine Meany ..... ,..... . .. Henry Meritt ...,,,,...,. David Miller ............ Richard Mudgett ......... ..,... Alicia Murtha ..,........ joseph Napolitano .... Patricia Newman ......... Olive Newton ....,...... jo Ann Novollino ....... justin O'Connor ....... Maire O'Flannery .,... Francis O'Hare ......... Elizabeth O,Keefe ,..... Lawrence O'Neill .,... Patricia O'Williarns.. 31-14 84 St., jackson Heights, N. Y ....,......114-26 210 St., St. Albans, N. Y ...2121 St. Raymond Ave., Bronx, N. Y ............2767 Marion Ave., Bronx, N. Y Aviation Road, Brooklyn, N. Y. Y ..........145 West 74 St., N. Y.,N. . 265 Bedford P'way B'lvd., N. Y .......161-51 Gerome Ave., Fort Lee, N.j ....80-13 222 St., Queens Village, N. Y 246-36 Alameda Ave., Douglaston, L. I 246-36 Alameda Ave., Douglastou, L. l ........1672 Davidson Ave., Bronx, N. Y Howard Koerner .....,.., ...... .....,.305 Bedford Park B'lvd., Bronx, N. Y 158 Sr., Flushing, L.I B'way, N. Y., N. Y .......... 650 Amsterdam Ave., N. Y., N. Y ...H484 Pavonia Road, jersey City, N. J. .........850 West 176 St., N. Y., N. Y. .........173 Mercer St., jersey City, N. J. .........500 West 215 St., N. Y., N. Y .........620 West 152 St., N. Y., N. Y. West 24 St., N. Y.,N.Y. ..........2966 Marion Ave., Bronx, N. Y .........770 Ocean Ave., Brooklyn, N. Y. S6-12 138 St., jamaica,L. I. 8873-193 St., Hollis, N. Y. 315 East 206 St., N. Y., N. Y. .........107-18 92 St., Ozone Park, N. Y. ............575 West 177 St., N. Y., N. Y ........663 Highland Ave., Clifton. N.J .......13 Sumter Ave., E. Williston, L.I 601 West 151 St., N. Y., N. Y ....2916 Grand Concourse, Bronx, N. Y 4807 8th Ave., Brooklyn, N. Y. 302 St. Ann's Ave., Bronx, N. Y M423 Beach 127 St., Belle Harbor, L.I ......2734 Bainbridge Ave., Bronx, N. Y .......2857 Sedgwick Ave., Bronx, N.Y ............1447 East 2 St., Brooklyn, N.Y ..22 Crescent Ave., Staten Island, N. Y .......32-38 81 St., jackson Heights, L.I ...2060 Yates Ave., Bronx, N. Y 35-59 164 St., Flushing, L. I ......410 East 79 St., N. Y., N. Y 440 East 21 St., Paterson, N. I .......1633 Edison Ave., Bronx, N.Y 356 East 138 St., N. Y., N. Y .1410 Wood Road, Bronx, N. Y 176 Coles St., jersey City, N.J 5-15 117 St., College Point, N. Y ...531 Foch Blvd., Mineola, L.I Leontine Painton ..., Fernand Perreault ...,.... Lucia Piracci .......,,.. John Planell ,...... George Plant .,....... Ann Pracht ............. Laura Pyne ..........,........ Charles Rectenwald ......... Frank Redmond ........... Leona Rizzo .,......... Arlene Robinson ....... John Roche ........ Ann Rossi ............, Richard Ruggles ..... William Ryan ....... Helen Scanlon ...,... Julian Scavett ......... Marion Schlinkert .,...... James Schmitt ....... Jean Sclafani ......,.. George Sebring ....,. Lillian Sel ........,...,. Anne Sheridan ....... Anthony Sinisgalli .,,..,, Margaret Smith .,.... Margaret Snidero ...,.,... Mercedes Soley ....... John Sorman ..,...,.. Juliet Starace ......... Robert Stevens ,....,..., Edward Stewart ...... Annette Sullivan ........., Elizabeth Sullivan ........ Joseph Sullivan ...... Constance Sutter .......... ..........,....,.,......,...................., 2 600 Henry Hudson Roland Swink ..,...... Claire Trainor .....,.... .. ............. . ...,......,.......,,..... . ....... Henry Trutneff .....,. Roul Ugarte .,.,.....,,. Fredrick Vassallo ............. Anette Ventura ....... ,.............. ......,................. West 86 St., N. Y., N. Y Boerum Place, Brooklyn, N. Y ........83 Lispenard Ave., New Rochelle, N. Y. Prospect Ave., Bronx, N. Y 2, Putnam Village, N. Y we-Sf as sr., N. Y., N. Y. ........172 Beach 117 St., Belle Harbor, L.I .........168 Linwood Ave., Bogota, N. J .......545 Kimball Ave., Yonkers, N. Y .........3511 Putnam Place, Bronx, N. Y. ........206 Jewett Ave., Jersey City, N. J , ............ 7806 10th Ave., Brooklyn, N. Y. .........2247 Southern Blvd., Bronx, N. Y ...........2646 93 St., Jackson Heights, L. I. Elm Drive, New Hyde Park, N. Y .......296 Woodlawn Ave., Jersey City, N. J ...........,...1161 59 St., Brooklyn, N.Y .........2315 University Ave., Bronx, N. Y Azalea Road, Hicksville, L.I .........316 East 14 St., N. Y., N. Y Prospect Place, N. Y., N. Y ........120 Madison Ave., N. Y., N. Y .........1175 Park Ave., N. Y., N. Y ........24-49 32 St., Astoria, L.I ........291 High St., Nutley, N.J West 4 St., N. Y., N. Y Union Ave., Bronx,N.Y .......1712 Suydam St., Ridgewood, Queens, N. Y Harrison Ave., Bronx,N.Y .......2229 Valentine Ave., Bronx, N. Y .........159-10 28 Ave., Flushing, L.I Seaman Ave., N. Y., N. Y .........1920 University Ave., Bronx, N. Y ........196 Pinehurst Ave., Bronx, N. Y P'kway, N. Y Apt. 24, Johnson Hall, North Brothers Island, Bronx, N. Y 30-zo 152 Sr., Flushing, L.I ..,.....6633 Forest Ave., Ridgewood, Brooklyn, N. Y 119 Ave., St. Albans, N. Y Oak St., Harrison, N. Y 46 Rogers Ave., Brooklyn, N. Y Harry W. Vinicombe, Jr.. ..... .......................,........ 4 39 State St., Brooklyn, N. Y Josephine Vito ................ ........ 2 93 Pennsylvania Ave., Williston P'kway, L.I George Vivino ....,.... .........,........................ 1 50 29 St., Brooklyn, N. Y Dorothy Walsh ......... ......,..............' ..... 1 3 6 West 179 St., Bronx, N. Y Marion Walsh .......... ........... 2 17-18 40th Ave., Bayside, L. I Rita Webster ................ .................. 6 O7 Hudson St., N. Y., N. Y Lillian Wong ...................,..... ........ 1 1 Roveway St., Jamaica Plains, N. Y Madeline Maurano Zema ......... ............ 1 45 Glover Ave., Yonkers, N. Y 82 Honorary Patrons Very Rev. Robert I. Gannon, S.J. Rev. James R. Barnett, S.J. Dr. Francis M. Crowley Rev. John J. Hooper, S.J. Rev. Adrian L. Bona, S.J. Dr. Alexander F. Balmain Barbara R. Clark Mrs. James A. Clark Mr. John J. Collins Hon. S: Mrs. Albert Conway Edward F. Cooke Elizabeth V. Cooke Mr. 8: Mrs. Anthony Cuomo Dr. Natalie Darcy Mr. 8: Mrs. W. DeMartini Dr. James S. Donnelly Dr. Santina Vial Patrons Mr. William J. Grace Miss Ann Rita Gray Miss Mary Patricia Halpin . Sz Mrs. Frank P. Jay Mr Mr. Leo I. Kearney . R Mrs. A. R. Kirby Mr Mr. William F. McA1oon Miss Virginia Nelson Mr. 8: Mrs. E. Vincent O'Brien Miss Kathryn I. 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