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Milligan College Library LD3311.A47M5627 1958 c.2 MA Milligan College Buffalo. 3 1881 0001 1719 8 Sri AM u x b -; FOR FIFTY-EIGHT MILLIGAN COLLEGE TENNESSEE » s ,cit ' n9 Above: " . . . and this is the Presi- dent ' s home. " Below: On the 4th of July, Del lost his independence! Below: An eight o ' clock class gets you back in the old routine in a hurry. for Freshmen and U ppe re lassme n j$? Above: What a smile that gal must have! Below: Details, details. Below: What a beautiful dormitory! Above: Hardin Hall (women ' s dorm) Right: Pardee Hall (.men ' s dorm) V c c aA VI Left: Sutton Hall (women ' s dorm) Below: Cheek Hall (men ' s dorm) Above: Student Union Building ( " the SUB " ). Left: Administration Building Right: Hopwood Memorial Christian Church. Below, right: Crouch Building — Post Office and apartments. " Home away from home Below: Wolf Hall (men ' s residence). Below: Stahl Hahl (men ' s residence). Below: Hyder ' s home (men ' s resi- dence) . st« - Below: Yep, that ' s what it says, all right — " Pepsi Cola " ! It makes us wonder too, June. Above: Hashing it over in Hardin. and the year begins . . . Above: Sunday afternoon at Hyder ' s Above: Registration day — a picture is worth a thousand words. Below: No matter who wins the tug- o-war, everyone gets wet. Below: Senator Ted Dalton presented this painting of Webb Sutton at the Founder ' s Day banquet. ! i f, ' It ' s lots of work Above: That ' s not a typing error- couldn ' t read your writing. Left: Information, please. Above: What is this, Carol — concen- trated cramming? Below: Quiet — artist at work. . . and lots of play Above: We finally won this one by one point in an over-time. Above: " I - Love - You. ' Above: " The Twelve Days of Christ- mas " was never like this . . . Above: . . . nor was there ever such a Santa Claus. Below: Now here ' s a game that re- quires real concentration. Below: Lucky toastmaster! this record Dr. Spencer E. Gervin 12 of our year The Senior Class and the staff of the " Buffalo " humbly and with greatest admiration dedicate this publication to Dr. Spencer Gervin. With his wide range of interests and activities, Dr. Gervin has be- come a beloved member of the Milligan family. His brilliant mind, his musical talents, and his warm sense of humor have done much to maintain the warm spirit for which Milligan is famous. Accept our gratitude, Dr. Gervin, for all you have done for Milligan and for all those whose lives have profited by knowing you. Right: Dr. Gervin (right) and his wife (3rd from right) stop to chat with friends after church at Hopwood. Below: In a faculty meeting . . . Below: . . School class teaching his Sunday Below: ... on the way to class. ' v r ■ ■ ADMINISTRATION 14 AND FACULTY 15 . „ . tarn, ■ 7 ' v OUR PRESIDENT The entire Milligan family feels deepest appreciation for the warm friendliness of our President and his wife. Their door is always open to any and all. We thank you, Dr. and Mrs. Walker, for all you have done for Milligan. 16 Joe McCormick Assistant to the President Ray Stahl Treasurer Guy Oakes Dean Lois Hale Registrar Mildred Welshimer Dean of Women •«nr.j BOARD OF TRUSTEES — Seated around table: William MacDonald, Judge Raymond C. Campbell, Joseph Dampier, Edwin G. Crouch, George Walker, Clyde Smith, Jack Covington, Mrs. L. W. McCown, Mrs. Carla Keys, Professor Sam Jack Hyder, J. J. Musick, Professor William E. Gilbert, Judge Robert L. Taylor. Standing: Dr. Harlis Boiling, Henry C. Black, Dr. J. R. Bowman, Dr. Dean E. Walker, Joe McCormick. Diane Bartchy Physical Education Beauford Bryant Religion Renalto Casale Foreign Language Owen Crouch Religion Orvel Crowder Psychology, Literature Arthur B. Edwards Religion Robert O. Fife Psychology Arcatia Floyd Education Richard Galloway Music Spencer Gervin Social Studies The Worth of a College is Measured Sam Jack Hyder Mathematics Herbert Ingle Librarian Ivor Jones History Byron Lambert Humanities Betty Lawson Music J Irene Nice House Mother Guy Oakes Education Eugene Price Business Administration Florence Rifz Dietician Janet Rugg English Lone Si sk Science Mrs. C. S. Swain House Mother Hughes Thompson Science Hazel Turbeville Secretarial Science Duard Walker Coach — Physical Education . . . in her Faculty Henry E. Webb History and Religion Mildred Welshimer Dean of Women — Religious Education Ruth Ratcliffe Mr. Stahl ' s staff Secretary to the President TrW»A " .. r " ' ■■ ' ■ - ' :■■.■•: ¥ h! % ; you learn so much in so short a time Left to right: Orvel Crowder, Sponsor; Ray Rensi, President (Second Semester); Ben Eller, Jr., Treas- urer; Kitty Kraft, Secretary; Jim Hile, President (First Semester). 22 FRESHMEN Chuck Aitken Jackie Alford Don Alan Alexander David Armstrong Dale Austin John Barkes John Beck, Jr. Howard Bell Charles Bennett Kirby Blankenship Carol Boot Betty Bradford Guy Brown Raymond Brown Richard Buchanan Phil Buchen Caroll Buck Jim Burchfield Marilyn Burton Bob Burton 23 FRESHMEN Dick Cain Betty Ann Canant Sam Cecil Karen Chapman Bert Charlton ' Gene Cox Billie Crane Ben E. Crandal Janice Crosby Alma Davis Martha Ann Dickson Judy Duke Faith Dunn Tod B. Eaton Earl Eidson Wanda Eifert Sandra Eldemire Ben Eller, Jr. Patsy Eller Joani Emrich 24 FRESHMEN Harley Ferrell David Foggatt Marcia Ford Sue Forester Laura Lynn Fowler Louise Garlichs Charles Graham Margaret Gregg Carolyn Grimm Ronnie Haag Buck Hagy Olita Belle Hardin Joe Harris Peggy Hiatt James Hile Anita Hiner Joanne Hines Linda Howe Darlene Howell Jim Hughes 25 FRESHMEN Arthur Hull Dale Jacobs Jessie Johnson Martha Keefauver William Kesner Kitty Kraft Patricia Kretler Phyllis Laws Dorothy Liston Carole Livengood June Love Margaret Love Sylvia Lumsden Jim Lura Charlotte Luttrell Jerry Lynch Vonda Martin Janet Matthews Todd Matthews Carroll Meredith 26 FRESHMEN Gary Meredith Carmen Michaels Mike Midkiff Darla Miller Marcia Miller Nolan Moore Dixie Ann Mottern Pat Murphy Rachel Murray Sharon Musick Homer Nave Val Nave Martha Sue Orr Sheila Ottinger Howard E. Parker Kay Pate Judy Pease Elsie Perrine Nancy E. Phillips Sharon Polowchak 27 FRESHMEN William D. Pope Jackie Ratliff Grace Rawson Lawson Rennie Don Rensi Ray C. Rensi Jimmie Robinette Louise Roop Pat Rose Dorothy Ross Vaughn Ross Rex Sailing Pete Sammons Bobby Joe Sams Jaynell Saylor Harriet Schell Joe Shawver Carole Shelburne Barbara Shoemaker Shelva Sickafoose 28 FRESHMEN Bill Smith Tommy Starnes Joe Stephens Bob Sutherland Max Swinford Sandy Taylor Charles Tester Linda Thompson Richard Thompson Dave Townsend Patricia Tregaskes Glen Van Huss Kyle Wallace Margaret Wallace John Walton LaDoris Whitesel Betty Whitford Jean Wicoff Keith Wigal John Wiggins Lowell Williams Glea Kay Windels David Winegardner 29 an established member of the college family Left to right: Joe Templer, Vice President; Linda Elliott, Treasurer; Quentin Gobble, Sponsor; Ron De- Long, President; Euphon Sumner, Secretary. 30 SOPHOMORES Clayton Banks Betty Bee Joe Bouton Andy Brinkley John Brownlee Wade Bunting Richard A. Burger Christine Campbell Billy Spencer Campbell Elsie Cochran Joyce Coleman Tom Colvill Pat Conrad Judy Coulter Eric Crites Joyce Ann Crites 31 SOPHOMORES Sue Crumley Mrs. Tom Curde Rufhann Currey Mickey Daubert Bettye Davis Ronny DeLong Winifred Dettmer Bob Dudley Linda Dugger Linda Elliott William Edward Fine Larry Forrest Martha Fry Janet Gilbert Jane Goddard Emily Hall 32 SOPHOMORES Laura Nelle Hamilton Ruth Hammack June Harman Dick Hawes Ralph Henning Joan Hertel Charlotte Hyder William Edwin Jacobs William J. Johnson Johnny Jones Daniel Kapornyai Harold Kast Altwain Larcom Geraldine Lewis Luella Lewis Jim Love 33 SOPHOMORES Fred McAninch David " Tex " McCord Carl Neil Main Alice Miller Charles Mills James Bentley Morrow William Myers James Neff Earlene Orman Janice Ramsey Roger Ramsey Bob Rash Teeter Robinson Charlie Sams Marty Sams Nancy Kay Schuster Donna Seef Yvonne Shafer Don Shepherd Charles Shumard, Jr. 34 SOPHOMORES Zenobia Sisk John Smucker Elaine Sparks Theodore Speerman Wanda Stofferan Carol Strickler Euphon Sumner Joanne Swinford Barbara Tenney Carol Tolle Bruce Trent Lana Kay Turner Mildred Turner Doris Whaley Kathy Whitford Margaret Whittemore Ellen Wicoff John A. Williams Donna Zange 35 Left to right: Ray Ross, President; Robert Fife, Spon- sor; Ronald Whitaker, Treasurer; Janice Rinnert, Secretary; Bruce Shields, Vice President. 36 JUNIORS Dale Aldridge Glenn Farris Arwood Gary Blass Doris Brady Hubert A. Bullis, Jr. Virginia L. Byrd Charlene Cameron Judge Carmack J. B. Combs Donald Crytzer Robert A. Davis Myma Sue Dever Boyd Deyton Thelma Dodson Dorothy Eunson James V. Fisher Eugene Garlichs Bob Griffith Delmer Harris Anne Hayes 37 JUNIORS Nancy Hayes John Heaton Donald Horgan James N. Ivanoff Bill Lewis Arlene Looney Barbara Main Ron Martin Frances Lee Matthews Carl Miller Janet Mills John Nichols Karen Nidiffer Jim Oakes Frank Parker Mary Jo Phillips Jimmy Pierson Dave Poorman Janice Rinnert Ray Ross 38 JUNIORS Lucille Salters Blanca Santiago Bruce Shields Rosemarie Shields James Shive Bill Shive Sam Simerly Roger Sizemore Everett V. Smock Sammy Starnes Jim Stidham Lena Jo Thompson Bob Van Buren Dick Von Buren Joan Vance Donna Ward Patricia Meredith Whitaker Ronald Whitaker Jerry Willis Ken Winder Phil Worrell 39 We can ' t believe it ' s all over! Left to right: Phyllis Wright, Secretary; Box Cox, President; Billie Oakes, Treasurer; Duard Walker, Sponsor; Pat Aldridge, Vice President. 40 s? SENIORS Patricia Roberts Aldridge Milligan College, Tennessee Music. A.B. William Anderson Bristol, Tennessee Religion. A.B. Scott Bartchy Milligan College, Tennessee Religion. A.B. Ethlyn Basham Louisville, Kentucky English. A.B. 41 SENIORS Charles R. Bledsoe Roda, Virginia Business Administration. B.S. Richard Phillip Bradford Indianapolis, Indiana Religion. A.B. Sonny Brown Wytheville, Tennessee Chemistry. A.B. Alvin B. Covell Johnson City, Tennessee Religion. A.B. 42 SENIORS Robert Cox Columbus, Ohio Chemistry. A.B. Marilyn Dunlap Williamsburg, Indiana Social Science. A.B. (summer) Ruth Eason Indianapolis, Indiana Social Science. A.B. Gordon Ellis Oxnard, California English. A.B. 43 SENIORS Marjorie Ewbonk Chicago, Illinois Health and Physical Education. B.S. Robert French South Gate, California History. A.B. Jack Gardner Hilton, Virginia Business Administration. B.S. 44 SENIORS Virginia Harris Kettering, Ohio Social Science. A.B. Roxann Henderson Enterprise, Florida Social Science. A.B. Carl Wayne Hensley Greeneville, Tennessee Religion. A.B. 45 SENIORS James Horton Johnson City, Tennessee Social Science. A.B. Betty Keever Erwin, Tennessee Social Science. A.B. Sue Keller Elizabethton, Tennessee Health and Physical Education. B.S. Thomas Nathaniel King Pennington Gap, Virginia Biology. A.B. 46 SENIORS Robert Kroh Bel Air, Maryland Religion. A.B. James Landrum Hampton, Tennessee Religion. A.B. Mickey lemmon Radford, Virginia Business Administration. B.S. (summer) Charles Lumsden, Jr. Blue Ridge, Virginia Business Administration. B.S. 47 SENIORS Richard L. McDole Johnson City, Tennessee Social Science. A.B. Malissa McKinley Campbellsville, Kentucky English. A.B. Doris Masters Canton, Ohio Mathematics. B.S. Horace Norman Miller Hertford, North Carolina Religion. A.B. . ■ ' ■ 48 SENIORS John Mills Akron, Ohio Religion. A.B. Donald Mottesheard Radford, Virginia Business Administration. B.S. Billie Blankenship Oakes Milligan College, Tennessee Business Administration. B.S. John Orr Roan Mountain, Tennessee Health and Physical Education. B.S. 49 SENIORS Laura Osborn Bradenton, Florida Science. A.B. Ferdinand Perrow Johnson City, Tennessee Business Administration. B.S. Orban H. Peters Milligan College, Tennessee Chemistry. A.B. Ira Read Elizabethton, Tennessee History. A.B. 50 SENIORS Martha Green Read Elizabethton, Tennessee Chemistry. A.B. Kenneth W. Richardson Clayton, Indiana Mathematics. A.B. Clarence Edwin Ross Johnson City, Tennessee Religion. A.B. Shirley Stacy Ross Johnson City, Tennessee English. A.B. 51 SENIORS Milli Rutherford Bristol, Tennessee English. A.B. Barbara Scott Walhonding, Ohio Music. A.B. Jan Shaffer Cincinnati, Ohio Health and Physical Education. B.S. 52 SENIORS Barbara Smith Indianapolis, Indiana Business. A.B. Sonny Smith Roan Mountain, Tennessee Health and Physical Education. B.S. Donald L. Sowers Milligan College, Tennessee Business Administration. B.S. 53 SENIORS Anna Ruth Stacy Rockford, Michigan Business Administration. A.B. John Vicars Milligan College, Tennessee. B.S. Health and Physical Education. B.S. Judith Vicars Milligan College, Tennessee Social Science. A.B. Merry Virginia Whitford Indianapolis, Indiana English. A.B. 54 SENIORS Julia Woolard Washington, North Carolina Social Science. A.B. Phyllis Wright Erwin, Tennessee English. A.B. Rod Yarling Windfall, Indiana Religion. A.B. James Willard Yoder, Jr. Montclair, New Jersey Social Science. A.B. (summer) 55 UNCLASSIFIED STUDENTS Helen Bush Win-ford K. Floyd Helen Haclin Noma Kanaka Janet Mathis Sharlene Pate Argie Lee Payne 3H Above: Carol Locsmondy, Jim Conkle, Richard Edens, and Carroll " Bud " Boone. MID-YEAR ADDITIONS Every year new students come to Milligan after the pictures for the BUFFALO have been taken. But we think it ' s only fair that these students get in here somewhere, so here they are. Welcome to the Milligan family, you-all! 57 ACTIVITIES ■ ,-. .. -■ ■ ' I I ■■ ' mm WmBt m With triumph in our eyes and a prayer on our lips, the BUFFALO staff here puts into your hands the product of a year ' s blood, sweat, and tears. Limited by both time and space, we hope that this will be a satisfactory record of the 1957- ' 58 school year, and that it will help you to remember how wonderful it all was. Barbara Scott, Editor Malissa McKinley, Business Manager Nancy Hayes, Asst. Editor James Ivanoff, Asst. Busi- ness Manager 60 Donna Zange, Martha Orr, Louise Roop Pat Tregaskes, Carol Grimm Barbara Scott, Anna Ruth Stacy, Jim Oakes Roxy Henderson, Jan Gilbert Martha Orr, Joan Hertel, Marilyn Burton, Louise Roop Jim Oakes, Larry Forrest, Lisa McKinley STAMPEDE STAFF Clockwise: Barbara Smith, Lisa McKinley, Gene Garlichs, Donna Zange, Ruth Hammack, Thelma Dodson, Marty Fry, Luella Lewis. You can always recognize a journalist by the pencil behind one ear and a harried, " the-deadline-was-yesterday " look on his face. Such people make up the staff of our campus newspaper, which keeps stu- dents and faculty informed about the persons and events that make Milligan news. Standing: Ira Read, First Semester Editor; Ruth Hammack, Second Semester Editor; Martha Fry, Business Manager. Seated: Miss Hazel Turbeville, Advisor. 62 CHRISTIAN SERVICE CLUB A vital part of Milligan ' s spiritual life, the Christian Service Club provides an out- let of service for its many members. Meet- ing every week, the club sponsors gospel teams which present programs for churches both locally and in several other states. CSC has no dues and is open to anyone who wishes to attend. First Row: Joe Stephens, Kyle Wallace, Jerry Lynch, Ron Haag, George Carmack, Jim Boyer, Dave Poor- man, Bill Morrow, Bob Cox, Barb Shoemaker. Second Row: Suzy Dever, Laura Osborn, Judy Duke, Pat Tregaskes, Louise Roop, Vonda Martin, Toni Larcom, Ron DeLong. Third Row: Judy Coulter, Marcia Ford, Rachel Murray, Betty Canant, Carmen Michaels, Nancy Schuster, Joani Emrich, Teeter Robinson, Harold Kast, Chuck Mills, Everett Smock, Barbara Tenney, Frances Matthews. Fourth Row: Kay Pate, Joan Hertel, J. B. Combs, Jim Hile, Margi Wallace, Ellen Wicoff, Ray Rensi, Marilyn Burton, Louise Garlichs, Jane Goddard, Marty Dickson, Joanne Swin- ford, Alice Miller, Rod Yarling. Fifth Row: Linda Thompson, Grace Rawson, Lynn Fowler, Milli Ruther- ford, Marilyn Dunlap, Elsie Perrine, John Mills, Doris Masters, Luello Lewis, Eric Crites, Doris Brady, Helen Harlin. Sixth Row: Argie Lee Payne, Johnny Barkes, Julie Woolard, Merry Whitford, Glea Kay Windels, Shelva Sickafoose, Sharon Polowchak, Jessie Johnson, Darla Miller, Sandy Taylor, Dixie Mottern, Marcia Miller. Seventh Row: Roger Ramsey, Carol Strickler, Euphon Sumner, Lisa McKinley, Patsy Eller, Doris Whaley, Margie Ewbank, Donna Seef, Arlene Looney, Jan Mills. Officers: Miss Mildred Welshimer, Advisor; Bill Anderson, President; Teeter Robinson, Vice Presi- dent; Nancy Schuster, Secretary. m STUDENT COUNCIL Scott Bartchy, President Seated: Ruth Eason, Senior; Bill Anderson, Senior; Kay Pate, Freshman; Doris Masters, Senior; Laura Nelle Hamilton, Sophomore; Donna Ward, Junior; Ron DeLong, Sophomore. Standing: Jim Fisher, Junior; Jim Stidham, Junior; Gordon Ellis, Senior; Box Cox, Senior; Jim Hile, Freshman; Ray Ross, Junior; Scott Bartchy, Senior. Representatives from each of the classes work together as the Student Council to cooperate with the administra- tion and faculty toward a better Milligan. Under the capable leadership of this year ' s officers, the council has become more than ever before a respected and influential body on the campus. Jim Stidham, Vice President BWMlli a MB gga 64 Women ' s Dormitory Doris Masters President — Women ' s Dormitory Council — Seated: Miss Mildred Welshimer, Dean of Women; Doris Masters. Standing: Martha Fry, Kay Pate, Joanne Hines, Alice Miller, Winnie Dettmer, Euphon Sumner. Back Row: Kathy Whitford, Sandra Eldemire, Ethlyn Basham, Jan Rinnert, Barbara Scott. DORMITORY COUNCILS The dormitories find unity through representatives to their respective Dormitory Councils. The councils act as intermediaries between those who make the rules and those who are expected to obey them. Men ' s Dormitory Council — Seated: Frank Parker, Joe Bouton, Gordon Ellis, Phil Worrell, Roger Sizemore. Standing: Ron DeLong, John Heaton, Ted McQuary, Dan Kapornyai, Del Harris, Dave McCord. Men ' s Dormitory President — Gordon Ellis SERVICE SEEKERS Officers: Linda Elliott, Secretary; Mildred Welshimer, Advisor; Elaine Sparks, Treasurer; Rosemarie Shields, President. Counterclockwise, from top: Dorothy Liston, Sheila Ottinger, Euphon Sumner, Luella Lewis, Arlene Looney, Earlene Orman, Altwain Larcom, Lucille Salters, Rosemarie Shields, Marcia Miller, Jackie Rarliff, Ruth Hammack, Laura Nelle Hamilton, Janet Mills, Linda Elliott, Winnie Dettmer, Lynn Fowler, Martha Fry, Ruthann Currey. Programs planned around worship, study, and action encourage Christian serv- ice in this women ' s service organization. The members are those girls whose primary interest is active Christian work. 66 MINISTERIAL ASSOCIATION Officers: Ron DeLong, Secretary-Treasurer; Advisors Dr. Owen Crouch and Dr. Byron Lambert; Ray Gurley, Vice President; John Mills, President; Advisors Dr. Beauford Bryant and Dr. Orvel Crowder. A workshop and discussion group de- signed especially for men studying for the ministry or other field of specialized Chris- tian service. It provides both a spiritual uplift and a source of practical knowledge for its members. Front Row: Bill Campbell, John Brownlee, Everett Smock, Al Covell, Bruce Shields, Carl Main. Second Row: Bob Kroh, Richard Burger, Ed Jacobs, Ron De- Long, John Mills, Ray Rensi, Eric Crites, Dale Jacobs. Third Row: Phil Bradford, Scott Bartchy, Jim Shive, Dan Kapornyai, Eddie Fine, Charles Mills, Harold Kast, Bob Griffith, J. B. Combs, Bill Shive. 67 M " CLUB An organization for Milligan athletes who have earned an " M " in at least one major sport — basketball, baseball, tennis, or track. Mr. Lone Sisk, an honorary mem- ber of the club, is president of the Smoky Mountain Athletic Conference and secre- tary-treasurer of the Volunteer State Ath- letic Conference. Lone Sisk; Sonny Smith, Sergeant at Arms; John Orr, President; Phil Worrell, Vice President; Del Harris, Treasurer; Coach Duard Walker. Gordon Ellis, Dick Hawes, Sonny Smith, Bob Dudley, Scott Bartchy, John Orr, Phil Worrell, Jim Stidham, Jim Burleson, Del Harris, Joe Templer, Frank Parker. | PHYSICAL EDUCATION CLUB A club of basic interest to students who are either majoring or minoring in physical education. An influential and active organization, the Physical Education Club has as its aims the development of character, sportsmanship, and leadership. Officers: Jan Shaffer, Treasurer; John A. Williams, Vice President; Ruth Hammack, Secretary. Not Pictured: Jim Fox, President. Front Row: Kay Pate, Bert Charlton, Donna Zange, Rachel Murray, Ruth Hammack, Bob Dudley, Jan Shaffer, Sonny Smith. Back Row: Betty Bee, Pat Conrad, Janet Gilbert, Joan Vance, Jim Burleson, Phil Worrell, John Orr, Dick Hawes, Argie Lee Payne. 69 Officers: Jan Rinnert, Vice President; Phil Worrell, President; Janet Gilbert, Secretary; Jim Oakes, Treasurer. R. Ramsey F. Parker R. Hammock VARSITY VOICES Front Row: Art Hull, Max Swinford, Janet Mills, Jean Wicoff, Janet Gilbert, Grace Rawson, Roxann Henderson. Second Row: Darlene Howell, Jim Oakes, Ruth Hammock, Earlene Orman, Wanda Stofferan, Altwain Larcom, Billie Crane, Joani Emrich, June Love, Jessie Johnson, Darla Miller, Dorie Whitesel.. Back Row: Phil Worrell, Frank Parker, Faith Dunn, Laura Osborn, Linda Thompson, Roberta Charlton, Pat Conrad, Mildred Turner, Jackie Ratliff, Anna Ruth Stacy, Argie Lee Payne, Dick Hawes, Roger Ramsey, Carl Main. The members of Varsity Voices form the center of the enthusiastic cheering section that has become famous at Milligan ' s athletic events. The club motto is, of course, " Boost the Buffs! " — and they do! The cheer- leaders sponsor and spark the club. L. Howe W. Stofferan J. Hines J. Rinnert R. Henderson Advisor Betty Lawson, Billie Oakes, Betty Bee, Dale Aldridge, James Ivanoff, Dan Kapornyai. Officers: Dan Kapornyai, Vice Presi- dent; Dale Aldridge, President; Betty Bee, Secretary-Treasurer. STAGECRAFT CLUB Everything from lighting effects in chapel to com- plete stage sets for three-act plays is literally everyday work for the members of this club. Little official recog- nition and much unstated, but sincere, appreciation is the harvest for the seemingly untiring efforts of its members. 71 i- i 11 £ First Row: Vonda Martin, Faith Dunn, Janet Gilbert, Kitty Kraft, Frank Parker, Myma Sue Dever, Mickey Daubert, Joan Hertel, Nancy Schuster. Second Row: Barbara Scott, Laura Nelle Hamilton, Wanda Stof- feran, Louise Roop, Jackie Alford, Millie Turner, Alrwain Larcom, Sylvia Lumsden, Marty Fry, Bill ie Oakes, Carl Main. Third Row: Andy Brinkley, Jimmie Pierson, David McCord, Linda Thompson, Gordon Ellis, Jan Rinnert, Roger Ramsey, Dorothy Eunson, Gary Blass. FOOTLIGHTERS • : - - t ' When Shakespeare ' s Ladies Meet ' ' " When Shakespeare ' s Gentlemen Get Together " A stage set has myriad details. Officers: Mickey Daubert, Treasurer; Laura Nelle Hamilton, Secretary; David McCord, President. ALPHA PSI OMEGA " The Importance of Being Earn- est " Curtain cast. call for the " Earnest " For those intoxciated by grease paint and spotlights, the dramatics clubs provide an outlet. In the " Footlighters " the club ' s members learn all phases of dramatic pro- duction, including properties, costumes, make-up, scenery, and acting. Alpha Psi Omega is a national honor- ary dramatics fraternity for those excelling in dramatics and theatrical production. Membership is the result of earned points gained by work in the many phases of the theater. APO officers: Arthur Edwards, Advisor; Gordon Ellis, Business Manager; Billie Oakes, Grand Director; Ruth Eason, Stage Manager; Gary Blass, Sergeant at Arms. Front Row: Barbara Scott, Gordon Ellis. Second Row: Gary Blass, Billie Oakes, Altwain Larcom. O. H. Peters, Willis Warrender, Jim Newby, Sammy Starnes, Julie Read, Jim Stidham, Jan Shaffer, Bob Cox, Lone Sisk, Barbara Main. PRE-MED CLUB The Pre-Med Club is primarily for those students doing under- graduate work in some field of medicine. The club members hear lectures by eminent leaders in many areas of the medical profession. 1 Officers: Jan Shaffer, Secretary; Jim Stidham, President; Lone Sisk, Advisor; Bob Cox, Treasurer. Not Pictured: Julie Read, Vice Presi- dent. . 74 Officers: Ruth Eason, President; Dean Guy Oakes, Advisor; Laura Nelle Hamilton, Secretary; Pat Aldridge, Vice President; Rose- marie Shields, Librarian; Winifred Dettmer, Treasurer. FUTURE TEACHERS OF AMERICA For students planning to enter the field of education, Future Teachers of America provides an introduction into the organized teaching profession. The club ' s aim is to interest the better student to make education a life- time career. Front Row: Rachel Murray, Charles Shumard, Shar- leen Pate, Margaret Gregg, Anna Ruth Stacy, Winnie Dettmer, Christine Campbell, Phyllis Wright, Lucille Salters, Jan Rinnert, Rosemarie Shields. Second Row: Mildred Turner, Mildred Rutherford, Thelma Dodson, John Nichols, Pat Aldridge, Joan Vance, Frances Matthews, Pat Tregaskes, Carolyn Grimm, Mortha Fry, Laura Nelle Hamilton, Elaine Sparks, Bert Charlton, Martha Sue Orr, Joan Emrich, Luella Lewis, Ruth Hammock, Earlene Orman, Euphon Sumner. 75 Laura Nelle Hamilton, Jerry Willis, Lena Jo Thompson, Jack Gardner, Howard Parker, Altwain Larcom, Donna Zange, Dorothy Eunson, Barbara Smith, Linda Elliott, Bettye Davis, Betty Whitford, Kathy Whitford, Chuck Shumard, Kay Pate. BUFFALO RAMBLERS Officers: Jerry Willis, President; Laura Nelle Hamil ton, Secretary. Necessary in the hectic life of Milligan campus, this club ' s main aim is exercise and relaxation. Hikes, mountain climbing, and cave exploring are natural activities in beautiful East Tennessee. 76 Kneeling: Richard Burger. Standing: Jim Love, Frank Parker, Dan Kapornyai, Lucille Salters, Louise Garlichs, Mickey Daubert, Noma Kanaka, Dr. Byron Lambert. President Dan Kapornyai and Advisor Dr. Byron Lambert. RADIO CLUB No " mike fright " for these veteran radio announcers. The Radio Club provides ample experience in radio techniques in its meetings and in the production of the radio program " Milligan College Speaks, " which is presented once a week over John- son City ' s WETB. 77 VETERANS CLUB First Row: Everett Smock, Ted McQuary, John Nichols, Jim Bowyer, John Smucker, Tom Hilman. Back Row: Don Sowers, Jim Horton, Ed Riley, Chuck Lumsden, Bud Perdue, Ralph Henning, Richard Buchanan. A club for the ever-increasing number of service veterans who have chosen Mill igan for their college education. They have as their purpose the easing of the rehabilitation period for the members while being of service to the school. President Ted McQuary. 78 Anna Ruth Stacy, Martha Keefauver, Richard Thomp- son, Frank Parker, Jaynell Saylor, Martha Sue Orr, Argie Lee Payne, Don Mottesheard, Miss Hazel Turbeville, Bruce Trent. COMMERCE CLUB In order to promote a better under- standing of the business world, the Com- merce Club unites students majoring or minoring in Business Administration or Secretarial Science. Officers: Argie Lee Payne, Secretary; Martha Keefauver, Reporter; Frank Parker, President; Nancy Hayes, Vice President. 79 PI KAPPA CLUB First Row: Barbara Scott, David McCord, Wanda Stofferan, Faith Dunn, Laura Osborn, Martha Ann Dickson, Lucille Salters, Myma Sue Dever. Second Row: James Fisher, Emily Hall, Ted McQuary, Roger Sizemore. With the motto " One for all and all for one — if not us, who?! " , the Preacher ' s Kids united this year for the first time.. Their aim will be to encourage other P.K. ' s to attend Milligan. Officers: Myma Sue Dever, Vice President; Faith Dunn, Secretary; Roger Sizemore, President. 80 SUTTONAIRES trio: Earlene Orman, Wanda Stofferan, Elaine Sparks, and accompanist Carol Strickler. Soloists Barbara Scott and Ethlyn Basham. MILLIGAN ' S MUSIC soloists . . . ensembles . . choirs J : ! Illllll COEDS trio: Accompanist Ellen Wicoff, Averil Peters, Carol Tolle, and Joanne Swinford. STARDUSTERS quartet: Carol Tolle, accompanist Ellen Wicoff, Roger Ramsey, Joanne Swinford, and John Smucker. Soloists Carol Strickler and Bob Griffith. AMBASSADORS quartet: Barbara Scott, Ron DeLong, Anna Ruth Stacy, and Ted McQuary. HARMON£TTES trio: Judy Pease, Lynn Fowler, Janet Matthews, and accompanist Frances Matthews. COLLEGIETTES trio: Kitty Kraft, accompanist Harriet Schell, Betty Canant, and Joanne Hines. OUR TALENTED FRESHMEN FRESHMAN SEXTETTE: Sheila Ottinger, Marcia Miller, Sylvia Lumsden, Jean Wicoff, Marilyn Burton, and Louise Garlichs. Piano and organ lessons are a part of the daily routine. Soloists Jim Hile and Louise Garlichs. 82 FRESHMAN CHOIR The Milligan College Freshman Choir includes on its schedule chapel music, ap- pearances in local schools and churches, and special programs. Their Christmas pro- gram is becoming an annual much-antici- pated tradition. Choir Director Betty Lawson. Front Row: Sheila Ottinger, Kitty Kraft, Sue Forester, Betty Canant, Harriet Schell, Martha Dickson, Betty Whitford, Judy Duke, Dixie Mottern. Second Row: Sylvia Lumsden, Judy Pease, Pat Tregaskes, Nancy Phillips, Faith Dunn, Louise Garlichs, Jackie Ratliff, Margaret Whittemore, Carole Shelburne, Noma Kanaka. Third Row: LaDoris Whitesel, Jessie John- son, Jackie Alford, Bob Sutherland, Kyle Wallace, Jim Lura, Todd Matthews, Joanne Hines, Sandra Taylor, Carmen Michaels. Fourth Row: Vonda Martin, Pat Kretler, Sandra Eldemire, Marcia Miller, David Winegardner, Pay Rensi, Jim Hile, Charles Aitken, Gordon Foster, Linda Thompson, Jean Wicoff, Dorrie Ross, Betty Bradford. 83 CONCERT CHOIR The Milligan College Concert Choir pre- sents programs both locally and in distant areas. The primary concerts presented by this group include an elaborate Christmas pageant and an extensive tour in the spring. The choir is renowned for its superaltive performances and is always a drawing card for capacity crowds. Front Row: Lucille Salters, Luella Lewis, Barbara Smith, Altwain Larcom, Earlene Orman, Yvonne Shafer, Dorothy Eunson, Anna Ruth Stacy, Elaine Sparks, Joanne Swinford, Barbara Scott, Billie Oakes. Second Row: Rosemarie Shields, Carol Tolle, Wanda Stofferan, Carol Strickler, Roxann Henderson, Mildred Turner, Virginia Byrd, Ellen Wicoff, Marcia Ford, Emily Hall, Nancy Schuster, Elsie Cochran, Jane Goddard, Barbara Main. Third Row: David Arm- strong, Roger Ram sey, David McCord. Fourth Row: Dale Aldridge, Gary Blass, Jim Shive, Harold Kast, Bill Shive, Teeter Robinson, Ken Richardson, Bob Griffith, Charles Mills, Jerry Willis, Carl Main, Chuck Shumard. HM fS o o ! Above: " The Feast of Lights " ushered in the Christmas season. I »% «e4 1 Coach Duard Walker and his championship team — Carolyn, Cindy, Teresa, and " Buff. " Co-Captain Sonny Smith Sizemore takes to the air. Co-Captain Del Harris. o ■ • 3® » ,U®4 44 A Front Row: Pat Murphy, Bob Burton, Carroll Buck, Bobby Joe Sams, Roger Size- more, Lowell Williams. Back Row: Managers Dick Hawes and John Orr, Bob Van Buren, Sonny Smith, Charlie Tester, Chuck Aitken, Del Harris, Dick Van Buren, Jim Burleson, Coach Duard Walker. Wi VARSITY BASKETBALL Milligan is always proud of her basketball team, and this year was certainly no exception. Two members of the 1957- ' 58 squad were chosen for the All-Conference teams in both the Smoky Moun- tain Athletic Conference and the Volunteer State Athletic Con- ference. Co-Captains Del Harris and Sonny Smith received these honors. Both were also selected for the SMAC All-Tourney team, and Smith also made VSAC All-Tournament. 89 WE BEAT STATE! The basketball story for the 1957- ' 58 season was headlined by two victories over arch-rival East Tennessee State College. E.T.S.C. teams had won the last 19 en- counters between the two schools. But Milligan came out on top 55-51 in the December 2 thriller on the State court, and proved it was no accidental victory by win- ning again in our home gym 80-76 on January 19. Excitement ran high and school spirit was at its peak. o Chuck Aitken Roger Sizemore itS V V H X ! Carroll Buck Bob Burton Co-Captain Del Harri: All-Conference Charles Tester ? I 92 i Co-Captain Sonny Smith All-Conference Dick Van Buren Pat Murphy Bobby Joe Sams 93 X " Coach Hughes Thompson, Gordon Ellis, Bob Dudley, Jim Stidham, Jim Oakes, Sammy Stames. TENNIS Both as an intercollegiate sport and as an indi- vidual one, tennis at Milligan is as nearly an all year sport as the weather will allow. In the spring the tennis team monopolizes the courts practicing and playing in both S.M.A.C. and V.S.A.C. contests. 94 TRACK Track is fast becoming one of Milligan ' s major sports, with more inter- est being shown in it every year. Front Row: Roger Sizemore, Sonny Smith, George Carmack, Dave Poorman, Phil Worrell. Back Row: Fred McAninch, Joe Templer, Harold Kast, Chuck Mills, John A. Williams, Frank Parker. 95 Kneeling: Betty Canant, Linda Elliott, Joanne Swinford. Standing: Vonda Martin, Jackie Ratliff, Donna Seef, Pat Kretler. 1NTRAMURALS Intramurals for both men and women allow contests in volleyball and basketball. The games are always lively ones and create much comment while the tournaments are in progress. Below are the members of this year ' s championship girls ' volleyball team. 96 Below: We may be wrong, but we thought that as a really top sports picture of the year, this picture deserved a page all its own. i am 97 FEATURES WHO ' S WHO IN AMERICAN UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES Left: Ruth Eason Below, left: Pat Roberts Aldridge Below: Barbara Scott Ri ght: Scott Bartchy Five seniors represent Milligon in the 1957- ' 58 publication of Who ' s Who in American Universities and Colleges. Students are chosen for this honor on the basis of scholarship, leadership, participation in school activities, service to the school, and promise of future usefulness. Right: Gordon Ellis 101 MOST DEPENDABLE Doris Masters Ron DeLong SUPERLATIVES OF 1958 MOST OUTSTANDING SENIORS Ruth Eason Scott Bartchy MOST POPULAR Jim Stidham Roxy Henderson Each year the entire student body selects for each of several categories the boy and girl they believe to be superior in each group. We believe the five divisions included in this year ' s balloting present a wide picture of the Most ' n ' Best at Milligan. MOST ATHLETIC Kay Pate Charles " Sonny " Smith MOST INTELLECTUAL Jim Fisher Pat Roberts Aldridge MOST VERSATILE (Best All Round) Del Harris Barbara Scott MISS SENIOR Barbara Smith 104 MISS JUNIOR Janice Rinnert 105 MISS SOPHOMORE Joyce C rites 106 MISS FRESHMAN Sandra Taylor 107 FOUNDER ' S DAY 1957 Jan Shaffer Above: Ruth receives congratulations from Lue Davis, Founder ' s Daughter ' 56. Ruth Hammack Anna Ruth Stacy Jan Rinnert J I ?-,- Founder ' s Day, 1957, was a composite of many activi- ties — open house in the dorms, hectic campaigning, the an- nual banquet with Virginia ' s Senator Ted Dalton as speaker, and the selection from eight candidates of Ruth Eason as Founder ' s Daughter. j» Ruth Eason Donna Ward Roxy Henderson Barbara Scott S a 3£gtt£ .- " v vr ' -.- . ? si 2$ " i; f MAY KING AND QUEEN Sonny Smith and Roxann Henderson 110 MAY COURT Alumni, friends, and visitors flock to the campus every year early in May to view the crowning of the May Queen, the traditional dance of her court around the May pole, and entertainment by top talent from the student body. The May Court consists of a Freshman girl and her escort, one Sophomore girl and her escort, and two girls each from the Junior and Senior classes, each escorted by a man chosen by her class. The May King and Queen are selected by the entire student body. Freshmen Charlotte Luttrell and Carroll Buck; Sophomores Eric Crites and Luella Lewis; Seniors Phyllis Wright, Bob French, Jan Shaffer, and Scott Bartchy; Juniors Barbara Tenney, Bob Griffith, Jan Rinnert, and Jerry Willis. Ill Above: Second floor in Sutton stil has the sparkle of newness. THIS ' N ' THAT Top: A felled tree is a challenge to our Professor Hyder. Bottom: Milligan is beautiful even in the grip of winter. Below: A few last minutes studying sometimes help. Below: Miss Welshimer entertains Dr. Derthick and his daughter-in-law. Below: The first thing in the morn - ing — the last thing at night. Ii0 Above: It ' ll never go back over, Anita. HERE r N r THERE Top: A faculty party gets underway. Bottom: Time can ' t be wasted — the choir rehearses while the camera is set up to take their formal picture. Below: Mary, Joseph, and the Christ Child centered the Christmas Choir program. Below: The Freshman Choir decorated the tree in Sutton before their Law Son production. Below: Dr. Walker greets Founder ' s Daughter Ruth Eason after her elec- tion. w ' J ( ' Wm sunt PATRONIZE OUR ADVERTISERS Estm ADVERTISERS m AMERICAN BEMBERG Division of BEAUNIT MILLS, INC. and NORTH AMERICAN RAYON CORPORATION ELIZABETHTON, TENNESSEE 116 Best Wishes To The Class of " 58 " The New And Greater DOSSER ' S DEPARTMENT STORE Compliments of DUTCH MAID DRIVE-IN BECKNER ' S INC. Diamonds - Watches Jewelry Jewelers for 71 Years 232 Main Street Johnson City Tennessee 117 ' The Cone With The Curl On Top ' DAIRY QUEEN Johnson City Tennessee THE BOOK SHOP Books - Cards - Gifts Church - Office - School Supplies C. A. Johnson Johnson City John Sevier Bldg. Tennessee Johnson City ' s Great 5-floor Department Store The Tri-City ' s Finest! Corner Roan and Main Streets 118 Arrow Shirts - Interwoven Socks HANNAH ' S Kuppenheimer Good Clothes - Varsity Town Suits McGregor Sportswear BORDERVIEW CHRISTIAN CHURCH Welcomes YOU Sunday School 10:00 Preaching 11:00 Night Service 7:30 H. E. 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