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jar ' Milligan College Library LD3311.A47M5627 1956 c.2 Milligan College Buffafe 3 1881 0001 1717 2 m Christian Education at Milli- gan includes all that is needed to make a student ' s life happy and wholesome. The Mind, Body, and Soul are developed in harmony with God ' s purpose for Man. Fun and fellowship enjoyed by all in our outdoor activities. 1 ' J w veryone mm time at Mm. mk . Within a week every new student has become an inte- gral part of the Milligan Fami- ly. The many get-acquainted activities are the beginning of friendships that last through- out the years. i fai- y-_f ££ £♦ ' i . ' Nwa " , ■- •»_ « fc -i •a -. A publication of the senior class of Milligan College, » S NAilligan College, Tennessee Mi ie J umn to Sfcenic Becmtu 11 DEDICATION The students of Milligan College and the gradu- ating class of 1956 take great pride in dedicating this annual to Miss Hazel Turbeville, Professor of Secretarial Science. We shall remember her pleasant, easy-going manner and continue to appreciate her patience and understanding. We applaud her per- formance in the Overture to Milligan, for it has brightened our lives. 12 ADMINISTRATION 13 Joe McCormick Assistant to the President Ray E. Srahl Executive Secretary Lois Hale Registrar Guy Oakes Dean BOARD MEMBERS Seated from left to right: Joe Dampier, Ard Hoven, Albert Price, George O. Walker, J. J. Musick, W. H. McDonald, Howard McCorkle, Frank Hannah, Steve Lacy, Mrs. L. W. McCown, Sam J. Hyder, Professor Gilbert, Mrs. Corla B. Keys. Standing: Joe McCormick, Leslie Lumsden, President Walker. 15 jpitflh FACULTY Gloria Andrews Music Renolro Casale Foreign Language Owen Crouch Greek, Religion Arthur Edwards Religion Warren Fairbanks Biology Robert O. Fife Psychology, Sociology, Speech Arcatia Floyd Psychology, Education Sam J. Hyder Mathematics Ivor Jones History Constance Mynatt Physical Education John Neth Librarian Guy Oakes Education Mary Perry English Eugene Price Business Administration 16 , 3» fc STAFF Janet Rugg Literature Lone Sisk Physics, Chemistry Hazel Turbeville Secretarial Science Duard Walker Coach, Physical Education Henry Webb History, Religion Ona Ruth Weimer Music Mildred Welshimer Dean of Women, Religious Education Ruth E. White Music Dorothy S. Wilson Art Irene Nice House Mother Ruth Ratcliffe Secretary to the President Arnold Milam Foreman of Maintenance Nancy Dixon Bookkeeper Florence Ritz Dining Hall Manager 17 STUDENT ASSISTANTS Library Cafeteria CLASSROOM SCENES 19 20 FIRST MOVEMENT President Jim Fisher Vice-president Delmer Harris Secretary Mary Joe Phillips Treasurer Jim Oakes Sponsor Mr. Robert Fife FROSH Dale Aldridge Glenn Arwood Gary Blass Nyle Bowman Daniel Brewer Harry Brown Hubert Bullis, Jr. Virginia Byrd Bernard Cagle Charlene Cameron James Campbell Barbara Cardwell Jo Ann Cardwell Priscilla Cardwell George Carmack Amy Christie Wanda Clarke Dennis Creamer Sue Crumley Margaret Cummings Robert Davis Myma Sue Dever Frank Deyton Boyd Deyton Lloyd Deyton Thelma Dodson Joy Faller Helen Feather 23 FROSH Richard Ferguson Jean Fiedler Barbara Fisher Rae Fisher Jim Fisher Gene Garlichs Shelby Glover Bob Griffith Ray Gurley, Jr. James Hall Delmer Harris Barbara Harrison Anne Hayes Nancy Hayes Jean Haynam Johnny Heaton Charles Hodge Mary Jane Houser Harold Humphries Jim Ivanoff Jim Jackson Jack Johnson Dan Kapornyai Jane Keebler Befh Kinney Bill Lewis Jerry Little Patsy Little 24 FROSH Everett Lloyd Richard McBride Barbara Main Frances Matthews Patricia Meredith Carl Miller Julia Mitchell Fuller Motley John Nichols Ruth Nichols Karen Nidiffer Jim Oakes, Jr. Sara Ruth Oakes Glen Osborne Sharleen Pate Larry Phillips Mary Jo Phillips Loretta Potter James Redmon Jan Rinnert George Ritchie Ray Ross Blanca Santiago Johnny Seehorn Bruce Shields James Shive William Shive Robert Shupe 25 FROSH Virginia Simcox Roger Sizemore Louise Snyder Nancy Spears Judy Spurling Sammy Starns Carole Starrett Jim Stidham Nancy Sturgill Fay Taffet Lena Jo Thompson Bruce Trent Richard VanBuren Joan Vance Marie Vettore John Von Spreckelsen Donna Ward Gary Weaver Mary Weddle Glenn Wells Billie West Ronald Whitaker Paul Whitlock Jerry Willis Joy Wilson Kenneth Winder Phillip Worrell 26 h+ h SECON D MOVEMENT President Scott Bartchy Vice-president Ruth Eason Secretary Elizabeth DeArmond Treasurer Billie Blankenship Sponsor Duard Walker SOPHOMORES William Anderson Kenneth Baker Dianne Barnes Scott Bartchy Ethlyn Basham Billie Blankenship Chad Boiling Phil Bradford Maurice Brown William Buchanan Helen Childers Robert Cox Elizabeth DeArmond Carol Decker Jack Dixon Ronald Dougherty Marilyn Dunlap Ruth Eason Gordon Ellis Marjorie Eubank Lois Ferrell Jack Gardner Nolan Gibbs Gary Gray Martha Green ir k k :MJtk ' V ' c k±A kdih 28 SOPHOMORES Virginia Harris Roxann Henderson Delores Heyser James Horton Mamoru Ishikawa Lucretia Jackson Stanley Johnson Betty Keever Sue Keller Bob Kroh James Landrum Carson Lemmon Malissa McKinley Doris Masters Ted Masters John Mills Laura Osborn David Patterson Robert Patterson Argie Lee Payne Robert Peeples Orban Peters Lauretta Pluskiss David Poorman Ruby Randolph 29 SOPHOMORES Ira Read Judith Reutebuch Patricia Roberts Clarence Ross Mildred Rutherford Barbara Scott Janice Shaffer Barbara Smith Donald Sowers Thelma Speer Anna Ruth Stacy Shirley Stacy Betty Stout Wesley Umberger John Vicars Charles West Merry Whitford Jack Willis Phyllis Wright Not Pictured: Charles Bledsoe Pat Curtis Neale Hawks Charles Lipford Harold McCracken Ferdinand Perrow 30 THIRD MOVEMENT President Laken Warnock Vice-president Bob Waites Secretary Ann Robinson Treasurer Shirley Holthouser Sponsor Dr. Owen Crouch 31 JUNIORS Duard Aldridge Mary Alice Allen James Anderson Donna Andre Marjorie Anglin Palma Bennett Patricia Bonner Helen Ann Bowman Willard Boyd Alan Brackman Alvin Covell Larry Craig James Crouch Lue Davis William Eunson 32 M .to JUNIORS James Evans Gordon Fairchild William FerreT Helen Fife Dennis Greenwell John Hall James Hamilton Nancy Harris Shirley Holthouser Helen Hyder Alice Jermyn Jim Kohls Jack Leimbach Laura Lovvorn Ruby McCracken 33 JUNIORS Patsy Masters Fred Menear Donnie Miller Donald Mottesheard Barbara Nigg Anne Robinson Evelyn Rowe Marilyn Rozell Gale Shepard Marilyn Smith Ron Sowers Ron Spotts Don Stiffler Marvin Swiney June Tapp 34 JUNIORS Bob Waites Dianne Walker Laken Wornock Bertie Watson Marlene Wells Barbara Williams Julia Woolard Not Pictured: Raymond Arington Jane Carpenter Willard Stout 35 FOURTH MOVEMENT President Jerry Hughes Vice-president Glen Cunningham Secretary Hope Irvin Treasurer Maxie Smith Sponsor Miss Ruth White fCL, EK .- - v SENIORS Glen Edward Barton Wilkinson, Indiana A.B. Religion Patricia Louise Bishop Indianapolis, Indiana A.B. Religion Mary Margaret Butler Jonesboro, Tennessee A.B. Music 37 SENIORS Glenn Cunningham Martins Ferry, Ohio A.B. Religion George Evan Davis Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania A.B. Religion William Grey Davis Galax, Virginia A.B. Business Administration 38 SENIORS Harold James Devault Cumberland, Maryland A.B. Religion Roberta Mae Dick Tipp City, Ohio A.B. Social Science Thomas W. Fife Houston, Texas A.B. History 39 SENIORS Kenneth Gosiin Louisville, Kentucky A.B. Physical Education William F. Hall Louisville, Kentucky A.B. Religion Omer Hamlin, Jr. Tollesboro, Kentucky A.B. Religion 40 SENIORS Vera Katharine Hamilton Humboldt, Tennessee A.B. Social Science Eugene Kendall Hanks Moriarty, New Mexico A.B. Biology Jeanette Brown Hanks Lake Wales, Florida A.B. Busine ss Administration 41 SENIORS Marlene Edelle Hayes Elizabethton, Tennessee A.B. Business Administration Francis Norman Held Williamsport, Indiana A.B. Physical Education Jerald Stevens Hughes Indianapolis, Indiana B.S. Mathematics 42 SENIORS Hope Lorrain Irvin Beech Creek, Pennsylvania A.B. Religion Theodore W. Janeway, Jr. New York, New York A.B. Social Science Adrienne Grace Lambert Delta, Ohio A.B. Chemistry 43 SENIORS William Edwin Lewis Canton, Ohio A.B. Music Wilmo Lorine Lewis Elizobethton, Tennessee B.S. Mathematics John Randolph Osborne Rose Hill, Virginia A.B. Religion 44 SENIORS Betty Ann Pearson Elizabethton, Tennessee A.B. Business Administration Jack H. Pratt Chattanooga, Tennessee A.B. Music Keith Norman Schoville Soldiers Grove, Wisconsin A.B. Social Science 45 SENIORS Frankie Louise Simcox Mountain City, Tennessee B.S. Business Administration Moxie Gene Smith Mount Vernon, Illinois A.B. Religion Margaret Jane Smithson Bristol, Tennessee B.S. Business Administration 46 SENIORS Mary Nclle Speer Johnson City, Tennessee A.B. Religion Lorena June Stofferan Sheldon, Iowa A.B. Social Science Gail Vance Plumtree, North Carolina A.B. Social Science 47 SENIORS Gerald Lee Wagner East Sparta, Ohio A.B. Religion Robert Arthur Walther Canton, Ohio A.B. Religion Elizabeth Anne Warnick Grantsville, Maryland A.B. Music 48 SENIORS Donald Merle Williams Jonesville, Virginia A.B. Physical Education John Edward Worrell Danville, Indiana A.B. Religion UNCLASSIFIED STUDENTS David Andrews Betty Bishop Velda Fairbanks Winford Floyd William Garman Ray Giles Lucille Horton Marie Leimbach Richard McDole Leann Smith Barbara Sweet 50 • ' r. J. it t ' • ft ' S 7 „ J A C T I V I T I IS v-t W ETt yaw a X Vk. Back row: Scott Bartchy, Jerry Hughes, Laken War- nock, Jim Fisher, Jim Hamilton, Bill Davis, Dean Oakes, John Worrell, Omer Hamlin, Bob Walther. Front row: Vera Hamilton, Margaret Butler, Julie Green, Amy Christie. Not pictured: Lue Davis, Miss Welshimer. STUDENT COUNCIL President, Omer Hamlin The Student Council, composed of repre- sentatives from each class, seeks to co-or- dinate student-administrative relationships and to help bring about a greater Milligan College. O FFICERS: President Omer Hamlin Vice President John Worrell Secretary Vera Hamilton Sponsors Miss Welshimer Dean Oakes 52 BOYS ' The boys ' dormitory council was led by the able services of President Bill Davis. Through the efforts of the boys chosen, study hours and other such tasks were well en- forced this year. The main job of the dorm council is to see that proper harmony is brought about between the administration and the stu- dents. Thanks t o Coach Walker and his help, this job was well planned and carried out. DORM COUNCILS GIRLS 1 The girls ' dormitory coun- cil is elected by the girls to represent them in student-ad- ministration relationships. Margaret Butler served as president of the council this year and Miss Welshimer was sponsor. 53 THE BUFFALO STAFF The Buffalo staff is made up of volun- teers from the student body led by the Edi- tor and Business Manager, who are elected to their positions by the members of the Junior Class of the preceding year. It at- tempts to record typical events and every- day activities for the students to keep to remind them of their days here at Milligan. We, the staff of the 1956 Buffalo, want to extend our appreciation to members of the faculty for allowing all our interrup- tions. Our aim has been to publish an an- nual which will be worthwhile and the pride of all the students. To all who made this annual possible we say, " Thank you. " Elizabeth Ann Warnick, Editor Bock row: Hope Irvin, John Heaton, Jim Crouch, Duard Aldridge, Jerry Willis. Second row: Roxann Henderson, Judy Spurling, Louise Snyder, Nancy Hayes, Dianne Walker, Barbara Williams, Margaret Jane Smithson, Malissa McKinley, Miss Turbeville. Seated: Frances Matthews, Mary Alice Allen, Vera Hamilton. Rkl ,s Don M. Williams Back row: Jim Ivanoff, Gordon Ellis, Dan Kaporynai. Second row: Lue Davis, Shirley Holt- houser, Mary Speer, Barbara Scott, Barbara Nigg, Pat Meredith, Phyllis Wright. Seated: Helen Hyder, Pat Roberts. STAMPEDE STAFF The STAMPEDE, the student body ' s own newspaper, is published by a group of stu- dents interested in writing and journalism. The staff, under the able direction of editor Phil Bradford, does a fine job gathering and presenting campus news. pH v « w I (rajlj ■ CHRISTIAN SERVICE CLUB The Christian Service Club — the club that seeks to promote Christian fellowship in the life of Milligan students. The gos- pel teams that are sponsored by this club go to the churches in the surrounding area and present inspiring programs. O F F I C E R S : President _ Robert Walther Vice President William Anderson Secretary-Treasurer Vera Hamilton Sponsor Miss Welshimer 57 MINISTERIAL ASSOCIATION The Ministerial Association is open to all men preparing for any specific phase of Christian service. It is designed to aid in spiritual growth as well as to give prac- tical knowledge. The club is sponsored by the religion professors. O F F I C E R S : President Glen Barton Vice President Jim Landrum Secretary-Treasurer Maxie Smith 1 15 m- " 8f nnmwiirmii«iii i • nujinyu SERVICE SEEKERS The Service Seekers is a club for girls interested in active Christian work. The group meets once a month for discussions led by its advisor, Miss Welshimer. During the year the girls find many ways in which to encourage and increase Christian ser- vice. OFFICERS: President Anne Robinson Vice President Bill Eunson Secretary.... Carol Decker Advisor .. . Miss Welshimer 59 YOUTH ORGANIZATION The Christian Endeavor of Hopwood Christian Church is a fundamental source of spiritual nourishment for the students of the college. Through participation in weekly programs, students are able to pre- pare themselves for Christian Service in their home churches. O F F I C E R S : President Lorena Stofferan Vice President Bill Eunson 60 ZELOTAI The Zelotai Club is an organi- zation consisting of the wives of both students and faculty in the re- ligion department. Associate mem- berships are granted to the wives of ministers in the community. The purpose of this organization is to better equip the younger members of the group in order that they might be able to answer problems which confront a minister ' s wife. OFFICERS: President Mrs. James Evans Vice President --Mrs. Maxie Smith Sec ' y-Treas. —Mrs. James Landrum Historian Mrs. Ray Stahl Advisors Mrs. Dean E. Walker Mrs. John Neth Mrs. Robert Fife 61 £f Sf -■-.■,..„ . . ■ . SOCIAL SCIENCE CLUB The purpose of the Social Science Club is to broaden the minds of those who are majoring or minoring in the field of so- cial science. A series of papers, written by members of the club, has been the center of discussion on this year ' s research project, " Contributions to Western Demo- cratic Thought. " Endeavoring to make some beneficial contribution to the school, the club pur- chased a series of current event maps, " World News of the Week. " OFFICERS: President Gerald Wagner Secretary-Treasurer Roberta Dick Sponsors ....Mr. Fife, Mr. Price, Mr. Gervin, Miss Jones, Dr. Webb 62 PRE-MED CLUB The Pre-Med Club of Milligan College is an organization of those students inter- ested in the fields of medicine or in some closely related field. The purposes of the Pre-Med Club are to better acquaint its members with their chosen fields and to provide them with various types of social activities. O FFICERS: President ._.. Jim Hamilton Vice President Ken Hanks Secretary _ ____ Julie Green Treasurer Jerry Willis Sponsors Mr. Fairbanks, Mr. Sisk 63 FUTURE TEACHERS OF AMERICA The Josephus Hopwood Chapter of Fu- ture Teachers of America is composed of those individuals who meet together seek- ing to benefit themselves in ways that will enable them to become good teachers. OFFICERS: President Vera Hamilton Vice President Margaret Smithson Secretary Phyllis Wright Treasurer Marlene Wells Sponsors Dean Oakes, Miss Floyd STAGECRAFT CLUB This club is composed of those ambitious students who like to devote much of their time to preparing the stage for school ac- tivities. Throughout the year this group is called upon to prepare the stage for all events including Founder ' s Day, the Christ- mas pageant, and musical programs pre- sented for or by the student body. O FFICERS: President Dave Andrews Viqe President Billie Blankenship Secretary _.__ Maggie Butler Sponsor Miss White 65 CLUB PAN AMERICANO This club is designed to help Spanish students understand and enjoy Spanish. They have had an all-Spanish supper pre- pared by the members and a Christmas party at which they experienced Spanish customs. O F F I C E R S : President Hope Irvin Vice President Malissa McKinley Secretary Bertie Wa tson Treasurer Don Miller Sponsor Mr. Casale 66 FRENCH CLUB The French Club is a new organization on campus this year. They have made and sold pom-poms to be used at basketball games. They have also sold pictures of the basketball team. One of the highlights of the year was a spaghetti supper in the Spring. The purpose of the club is to bet- ter acquaint its members with the country of France, its people, its customs, and its history. FFICERS: President Donna Andre Vice President Marilyn Dunlap Secretary-Treasurer Lena Jo Thompson Sponsor Mr. Casale 67 FOOTLIGHTERS The Footlighters have spent a busy year with the produc- tion of a three-act play, a chapel program, plans for three one-act plays under stu- dent direction, and another three-act play. This organiza- tion with its director, Miss Perry, has added much to the activities at Milligan. OFFICERS: President Ruth Eason V. Pres. Margaret Butler Sec ' y. Helen Hyder Treas. Lue Davis 68 ALPHA PSI OMEGA Alpha Psi Omega, national dramatic honor fraternity, was rechartered at Milli- gan in February, 1955. Its purpose is to further the interest in drama and to en- courage interested students to use their talents both in stage production and act- ing. OFFICERS: Director Barbara Williams Stage Manager David Patterson Business Manager Libby Warnick Sergeant-at-Arms Don Miller 69 PHYSICAL EDUCATION CLUB In order to strengthen and develop character, sportsmanship, and leadership, those majoring or minoring in Physical Education combine their efforts both so- cially and professionally through the Physi- cal Education Club. OFFICER S: President Don Williams Vice President Bob Waites Secretary Diane Walker Treasurer Rae Fisher Sponsors Miss Mynatt, Coach Walker 70 VARSITY VOICES Varsity Voices is a new organization on campus this year. Its purpose is to promote a better school spirit in every phase of our school life, especially in the field of sports. This group sponsored a Sports Banquet in the spring where a sports king was crowned. OFFICERS: President Pat Bonner Secretary Billie Blankenship Treasurer Don Miller Sponsor ___ Miss Welshimer 71 iw - . " ? : I. ' v aX Si i r ' , ■ ' — ' •■ w ? ' " 5«wr: ■... ' sfcrf4i Afc- s.». 33 3- BUFFALO RAMBLERS " Go until you see the top of the hill, " are the ever inspiring words of the mem- bers of this club. This club is much dif- ferent from any other organization on campus. It is for the pure relaxation from the everyday work that transpires here at Milligan. The members feel that when a person can walk among the wonders of nature he can come to a better under- standing of this earth that God created for us. OFFICERS: President Bill Eunson Vice President - Ronald Dougherty 72 Back row: Worrell, Miller, J. R. Willis, Eun- son, Bennett, Shields, W. Shive, Bartchy, Griffith, Ivanoff, Garlich, W. J. Willis, Bradford. Third row: Blankenship, Green, Walker, Lewis, Blass, von Spreckelsen, J. Shive, Walther, Robinson, Warnick, Harris. Second row: Ferrell, McKinley, T. Speer, Swiney, Pratt, Sizemore, Jackson, M. Speer, Henderson, Scott. Front row: Tapp, Barnes, Bishop, Randolph, Basham, Butler, Mas- ters, Williams, Roberts, Andre, Rozell. CHOIR FROSH CHOIR Back row: Oakes, Horton, Rin- nert, Ward, Spears, Thomp- son. Third row: Cardwell, Keebler, Snyder, Christie, Reu- tebuch. Second row: Haynam, Meredith, Shaeffer, Starrett. Front row: Aldridge, Matthews, Main, Wilson, Weimer. 74 ODE TO MUSIC Music plays a very import- ant part in the campus life at Milligan. The music de- partment includes the Concert Choir, Girls ' Chorus, a sextet, and also trios and quartets. The highlight in the year of the Concert Choir is the tour which is taken in early spring. However, it is also quite ac- tive in Founder ' s Day, the Christmas program, May Day, and Commencement. The music department of Milligan also gives a thirty minute TV program each week. Both those who partici- pate and those who merely listen gain much inspiration through music at Milligan. The various ensembles take part in many local churches, schools, and civic organiza- tions. Belletones: Butler, Walker, Byrd, Robinson Millettes: Masters, Scott, Barnes, Shephard Melodears: Pratt, Basham, Green, Roberts Karolaires: Meredith, Stacy, Card- well, DeArmond, Shaeffer, Starret, Main 75 3 „ Wm v ■SHS " " k W3 ' f Mm. ■ a:z- f» t ?N| Harmonairs: Pratt, Walther, Shields, von Spreckel- sen, Bartchy King ' s Men: Eunson, Matthews, Miller, Hall, Brad- ford •: if ■ ft v S 1 A f j ■ x IV y fl| ll l jBp iiPM B Weimer, Andrews, White ' Moments with Milligan " I I I 1 £ f e lo S ih tu BASKETBALL Not enough praise can go to Coach Duard Walker for the success of the 1955-56 Milligan College basketball team. The Buffaloes won eleven and lost eleven — playing some of the top small college teams in this section of the country. Coach Walker patiently worked with and led the boys in a way that could not be surpassed. To the managers, Jim Ivanoff and Glenn Arwood, we say " thank you " for a job well done. The boys were on the job continually, always doing their best. WE OPPONENT thv 95 Bethel 89 88 Bethel 87 96 Union-Ky. 100 80 Berea-Ky. 78 05 King 93 79 Maryville 63 74 Lincoln Memorial U. 78 96 King 87 72 Emory Henry 58 76 Tusculum 86 78 Union-Tenn. 62 71 Austin Peay 95 83 Emory Henry 70 63 East Tenn. State College 96 75 Lincoln Memorial U. 94 69 Carson-Newman 74 81 Austin Peay 97 84 Union-Ky. 82 67 East Tenn. State College 78 76 Maryville 63 74 Tusculum 82 82 Carson -Newman VSAC TOURNEY 88 90 Lincoln Memorial U. SMAC TOURNEY 95 69 Union-Ky. 71 78 Back row: Bud Gaslin, Glen Barton, Jim Crouch, Duard Aldridge, Del Harris, Dick Van Buren, Dennis Greenwell, Coach Duard Walker. Front row: Glen Arwood (Mgr.), Roger Sizemore, Don Williams, Nor- man Held, Al Covell, John Hall, James Ivanoff (Mgr.). 79 The ' 55, ' 56 Thundering Herd was led by co-captains Glen Barton and Duard Aldridge (right). Their leadership both on the floor and off was a tremendous factor in the Buffalo success and their influence undoubtedly helped the team win the 1956 VSAC Sportsmanship Award. Congratulations — for a job well done. Left: Managers Jim Ivanoff and Glen Arwood. Roger Sizemore Norman Held Dennis Greenwell Dick Van Buren Al Covell John Hall Don Williams Bud Gaslin Glen Barton Jim Crouch Duard Aldridge Del Harris TRACK The 1956 Milligan College track team composed largely of freshmen, which is a promising factor for coming seasons, will strive to put Milligan back on top in local track circles. The team is led by captain Larry Phillips who is already proving him- self a capable leader. Back row: Bill Shives, Larry Phillips, Dan Brewer, Bob Griffith, Gary Gray. Front row: Gary Weaver, Jim Campbell, Phil Worrell, Sonny Jackson, Roger Sizemore. Back row: Don Williams, Bill Buchanan, Jack Willis, Wesley Umburger, Marvin Swiney, Nor- man Held. Front row: Bob Waites, Jerry Hughes, Gordon Ellis, Randy Osborne. TENNIS The 1956 Milligan College tennis team with eight returning lettermen promises to be one of the finest in recent years. Judg- ing from last year ' s performance by the lettermen and the ability that has been shown so far this year by the newcomers, the team should have a very successful season. Right: Returning Senior lettermen and Coach. Randy Osborne, Jerry Hughes, Norman Held, Miss Constance Mynatt — Coach, Don Williams. 83 wmPrnMBBm Back row: John Hall, Ronald Spotts, Duard Aldridge, Ronald Dougherty, Al Covell. Front row: Jim DeVault, Gordon Fairchild, Don Williams, Jack Gardner, Nolan Gibbs, Laken Warnock. Coach Duard Walker BASEBALL With the above returning lettermen and the new crop of freshmen, the outlook of Milligan ' s 1956 baseball team is brighter than it has been in the past years. Much of the success of the ball club can be credited to Coach Duard Walker who is in his fifth season at Milligan. Coach Walker, who is a former Milligan athlete, strives to instill an attitude of determina- tion and will to win, plus sportsmanship in all of his players. 34 Warnock Covell Gardner Dougherty Hall Gibbs De Vault Williams Aldridge 85 INTRAMURAL Folk rhythms are enjoyed by all Ping pong in the SUB ' Dead aim " iil M M M Springtime ushers in golf ' slugger " swats one The girls enjoy volleybal Fencing requires agility « «! . - ■ggpWZZi-. £M r : ' ■ : i ±£ M " f- -ylP :s . ' ' ' - -. ' . BEST LOOKING Gerald Wagner, Dianne Barnes. MILLIGAN SUPERLATIVES MOST OUTSTANDING SENIORS Hope Irvin, Glen Barton MOST POPULAR John Hall, Patsy Masters 90 BEST ALL-AROUND Diane Walker, John Worrell °ST ATHLET c P ° f B —, Don Wwj orns MOST INTELLECTUAL Jim Fisher, Roberta Dick 91 WHO ' S WHO IN AMERICAN COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES jerry Hughes Hope Irvin 92 Each year students are nomi- nated for the honor of being elected to WHO ' S WHO IN AMERICAN COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES from approximately 650 colleges and universities throughout Ameri- ca. Four seniors have been chosen to represent Milligan from the class of 1956. They were considered to be outstanding in their class on the basis of scholarship, participation in school activities, leadership, citi- zenship, service to the school, and promise of future usefulness. John Worrell G,en Barton 93 m MISS SENIOR Margaret Jane Smithson V V ■■■ ■ ' " M -- S 7 ■ s- F r ' am r2Lt .. ■• ' Sfe. ' ' • ' " Tsr MISS JUNIOR Marilyn Smith ■M - ' •; ■ fH £111111111 illlMini 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 « ' ■ inniitii lilt " " .:€!.. afar ■; mm v m WB mwl M ' jfe ■ % r z 4V FOUNDER ' S DAY The homecoming events at Milligan are known as Found- er ' s Day. The main event of the day is the choosing of Miss Founder ' s Daughter. This year the honored title was given to Miss Patsy Masters. Pictured above we see her receiving a token, symbolizing her reign, from Mr. George Kelly, presi- dent of the Alumni Associa- tion. Left: Miss Founder ' s Daughter Below: Founder ' s Daughter candi- dates and their escorts: Jerry Hughes, Ruth Eason, Don Williams, Barbara Fisher, James Fisher, Shirley Holt- houser, Ronald Spotts, Patsy Masters, Glen Barton, Anne Robinson, Robert Walther, Barbara Smith. 98 United we stand! Below: Another important anno uncement stated that the new dormitory has been named Sutton Memorial Hall in honor of Mrs. Nannie Sutton. 99 MAY DAY One of the most anticipated events at Milligan is the annual observance of May Day. This celebration lingers in our mind as another beautiful chord in our Milligan Overture. Freshmen: Anne Hayes, Phil Worrell. Sophomores: Phyllis Wright, Jack Willis. Juniors: June Tapp, Jim Hamilton, Patsy Masters, William Eunson. Seniors: Vera Hamilton, Jim DeVault, Hope Irvin, Robert Walther. ,M»1 t vS .% 4T ' « ' « » ' " C- - ifc . Margaret Jane Smirhson Don Williams ftHftii 102 DRAMATICS " The Little Dog Laughed " ' The Little Dog Laughed ' " The Valiant " " Good Morning, Doctor Reed ' " The Robe of the Galilean " m m , - 31 The Faculty and Senior Class of Milligan College request the honor of your presence at the Commencement Exercises on Monday morning, the fourth of June Nineteen hundred and fifty-six at ten o ' clock Milligan College Campus Milligan College, Tennessee :; ■--■-:--—•- ■ --■;----- ;- .,.--. ? :TT r . - J -- .. .- ,., : - r . r . r l . .... . ... AMERICAN BEMBERG Division of BEAUNIT MILLS, INC and NORTH AMERICAN RAYON CORPORATION ELIZABETHTON, TENNESSEE 105 Best Wishes Seniors from LES LUMSDEN 7 Hour LAUNDRY DRY CLEANING, Inc. For Fast- Service Elizabethton, Tennessee Phone 7771 x : » Sft- w W w w-woo " THE FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH OF ELIZABETHTON Welcomes You to Our Worship Services Minister, FRED W. SMITH 106 ' SAVE WHERE SAVINGS PAY " FIRST FEDERAL SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION OF ERWIN ERWIN INSURANCE AGENCY Established 1909 REAL ESTATE - RENTALS - BONDS Main at Gray Dial 3-5371 Erwin, Tennessee Compliments of JOHNSON CITY AUTOMOTIVE TRADE ASSOCIATION Dan Plank, Inc. Faircloth Chevrolet Arney Motor Co. Johnson City Motors Auto Sales Corp. Range Motors Courtney Motor Co. Universal C I T Deakins Motor Co. Home Finance Co. Freeman Motor Co. Colbert Martin Motors, Inc. Gump Finance Co. Tennessee Motor Co. Manufac-Acceptance Co. FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH Erwin, Tennessee HENRY E. WEBB, Minister Bible School 9:45 Morning Worship 10:45 Youth Meetings 6:30 Evening Worship 7:30 107 GEORGE-CAROL ' S " Feminine Apparel " Elizabethton, Tennessee Compliments ANDERSON DRUG STORE " On the Minute Service " Phone 1094 Johnson City, Tennessee FREE SERVICE TIRE COMPANY Stores All Over East Tennessee Compliments of JOHNSON CITY STEAM LAUNDRY Phone 3688 108 Arrow Shirts Interwoven Socks HANNAH ' S Kuppenheimer Good Clothes Varsity Town Suits McGregor Sportswear Congratulations Senior Class of 1956 UNAKA STORES Inc. ' The Shopping Center of Erwin " Compliments of THE PEOPLES BANK Johnson City ■ — Member of Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Johnson City ' s Great Five-Floor Department Store 109 A cordial welcome awaits you at EAST UNAKA CHURCH OF CHRIST 1201 E. Unaka Avenue Johnson City, Tennessee Congratulations Buffalo Class of ' 56 DIXIE DRIVE-IN RESTAURANT " The Pride of East Tennessee " Famous For Good Food Students Welcome East Main Street Johnson City, Tennessee When In This Region Worship With Us PENNINGTON GAP, VIRGINIA CHRISTIAN CHURCH Compliments of A. B. Reeves, Minister Compliments of CUT RATE SUPER MARKETS We Give CR Green Stamps Johnson City AND Kingsport, Tennessee 110 Best Wishes To The Class of ' 56 The New and Greater DOSSER ' S DEPARTMENT STORE Compliments of E R W I N NATIONAL BANK Erwin, Tennessee A Good Place for Your Savings Dial 3-4751 BECKNER ' S, Inc Diamonds - Watches - Jewelry Jewelers for 69 Years Johnson City 232 Main Street Compliments of LOUIS l SHOE SHOP 1 17 Buffalo Street " Work Done While U Wait " 15% STUDENT DISCOUNT Phone 1568-J JOHN SEVIER HOTEL East Tennessee ' s Finest 225 Rooms Coffee Shop Convenient Facilities PET ICECREAM Enjoy Fine Food At ROAN RESTAURANT Johnson City, Tennessee Compliments Of THE HACKNEY COMPANY, Inc. Johnson City 111 Compliments of HOME FEDERAL SAVINGS Johnson City ' s Oldest and Largest- Savings and Loan Association Johnson City, Tenn. Across from Post Office Phone 3143 Compliments of 1 THOMAS ' Men ' s Wear Ladies ' Wear Phone 1553 Phone 1055 Johnson City THE NETTIE LEE SHOPS 240-242 East Main Street Johnson City, Tennessee Kingsport Bristol F O L S O M PRINTING COMPANY 708 East Elk Avenue " Printers of Everything " Phone 2-4211 Elizabethton, Tennessee Compliments TAYLOR CONSTRUCTION COMPANY Elizabethton, Tennessee For Flowers Call on GUNNAR TEILMANN " Johnson City ' s Leading Florist " 318 E. Main Phone 511 Johnson City, Tennessee Flowers by Wire CALFEE and S WAN N Incorporated " Everything Photographic " 102 East Main — Phone 2837 Johnson City, Tenn. Compliments of HAMILTON NATIONAL BANK Johnson City, Tennessee Member of Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 112 Compliments of SERVICE DRY CLEANERS Compliments of DUTCH MAID DRIVE-IN " East Tennessee ' s Finest " 925 W. Market Street Compliments CONGRESS BARBER SHOP Best Wishes, Seniors From FRANK MORRIS of THE PATIO CHAMBERS-WILLIAMS Professional Pharmacists FREE DELIVERY 200 W. Market Street Phone 3177 Johnson City, Tennessee Compliments of MAJESTIC THEATRE Johnson City, Tennessee Compliments of a FRIENDLY STORE Compliments of KING ' S TEXACO STATION Erwin, Tenn. STUDENTS — Make JONES-VANCE Drug Store, in Downtown Johnson City, your Toiletries Headquarters THE MUSIC MART Johnson City, Tennessee Compliments of TEXAS STEER DRIVE-IN Compliments of KAYS JEWELERS Erwin, Tennessee KREAM KONE 701 Spring Street Johnson City, Tennessee " STOP FOR A SNACK " THE JEWEL BOX " Your Friendly Credit Jeweler " 247 East Main Street Johnson City, Tennessee Best Wishes — 1956 Seniors FIRST FEDERAL SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION of Johnson City, Tenn. Corner Roan Market Sts. Phone 414 Compliments of CRYSTAL ICE, COAL, LAUNDRY CORP. Dial 431 1 Erwin, Tenn. 113 Compliments of WEATHERTITE INSULATION CO. Johnson City Tennessee Educator Educator KINNEY ' S America ' s Favorite Family Shoe Store J. D. Heinz, Manager 229 E. Main St. Johnson City, Tenn. THE BOOK SHOP BOOKS CARDS-GIFTS CHURCH-OFFICE-SCHOOL SUPPLIES C. A. Johnson Johnson City John Sevier Hotel Bldg. Tennessee DAVIS-MOTTERN JEWELERS Elizabethton Johnson City 7031 408 Compliments of LYNWOOD CAFETERIA Elizabethton, Tennessee PETER ' S GIFT SHOP " Fine gifts for everyone " 325 E. Main St. Johnson City, Tenn. QUALITY CLEANERS AND DYERS 410 Elk Avenue Elizabethton, Tennessee " Satisfied Customers Built Our Business " BURGIE DRUG STORE Sixty years of drug services! Whitman Candies — Quality Drugs Only Phone 8631 Elizabethton, Tenn. FRED MOORE ' S Elizabethton, Tennessee Compliments of C. B. JOHNSON ' S FRIENDLY HOME FURNISHINGS COMPANY Elizabethton Tennessee BONNIE KATE THEATRE ' The finest wide screen and Cinemascope production in East Tennessee. " Elizabethton, Tennessee HOWELL ' S FLORIST 620 Elk Avenue Phone 2-3781 Federal Telegraph Delivery Elizabethton, Tennessee HALE ' S DRUG STORE Your Walgreen Agency Store " Prescription Center " Elizabethton, Tennessee RIKARD ' S STYLE SHOP " Where the Woman Who Knows Buys Her Clothes " 543 Elk Avenue Elizabethton, Tennessee Compliments of RITCHIE ' S INC. Nationally Advertised Furniture On Easy


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