Morris College - Hornet Yearbook (Sumter, SC)

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JI______«»»«■»TABLE OF CONTENTS DEDICATION FOREWORD ADMINISTRATION CLASSES SUPERLATIVES CAMPUS QUEENS ORGANIZATIONS SPORTSDEDICATION mg MORRIS COLLEGE; 3 FOUNDED 1908 j ; DOBBINS-KEITH HALL 1913] f UMSGOWAN HALL 19166 • gfr {PRESIDENT'S HOME 1916 ?'3f 4) f.D.WHITE MEMORIAL HALL 1921 3 . ".THE LIBRARY I92I1 ACADEMIC HALL 1924 • LEGARE HALL 1925 I9l2-I930i "WE WE DONE OUR BEST.". ' ' In Honor of Dr. William W. Carter Dr. Carter was born January 27. 1876 in Hattieville. Barnwell County. South Carolina, the son of Rev. George Washington Carter and Mrs. Frances Dunbar Carter. He attended the rural elementary schools of Barnwell and Allendale Counties. The county provided a school term of only three months. However, the Carters and other families of the county engaged and paid the teacher for an additional four months each year, for they were deeply appreciative of the value of education for their children. Dr. Carter was converted as a youth of about eight years of age. and only a few years later experienced the call to the ministry. In order to prepare for this calling, he entered Benedict College. While a struggling student at Benedict, he was given financial assistance which enabled him to complete his studies. In gratitude for the help he received, he made a vow to do whatever possible to support Christian education and to assist other struggling ministerial students. He has kept this vow. Benedict College, Florida Normal College, and Morris College have been the principal beneficiaries of his generosity. Dr. Carter has achieved a distinguished record as a pastor and his life is of great inspiration to young ministers. He has held successful pastorates in South Carolina, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, and New York. His last pastorate was at Trinity Baptist Church, Bronx, New York, where he served for twenty-nine years. Because of his long years of service as a Christian minister and because of his dedication to the promotion of Christian education, the Hornet Staff is happy to tender him this dedication. 4dr. WILLIAM WADE CAR I HRALL THE WORLD IS A STAGE, AND ALL THE MEN AND WOMEN MERELY PLAYERS. THEY HAVE THEIR EXITS AND THEIR ENTRANCES; AND ONE MAN IN HIS TIME PLAYS MANY PARTS. HIS ACTS BEING SEVEN AGES. All's well that ends well, Shakespeare Another chapter of the ever changing Morris College story is nearing its end. Through four-acts and countless scenes, the actors and actresses have appeared on the stage, taken their places, and emitted the lines written for them by the great playwright. Act I: The Freshmen Timid and afraid we made our first appearance. Being amateurs and unaccustomed to college life, we stumbled through our freshman year. We were coached from the wings by teachers and upperclassmen alike. Act II: The Sophomores Pseudo wise and full of confident, we sailed into our sophomore year, only to find that there was still much work to be done before the play would end. Act III: The Juniors Juniors now, and the pseudo wiseness changed into a genuine desire for knowledge and understanding of the parts we are to play in life. We are eager to accept life’s challenges and its responsibilities. Act IV : The Seniors Now as seniors, we are suddenly made aware of the facts that this was not the play, just a rehearsal. We have practiced diligently and we are ready for our debut. But before the play begins, let us scan the scenes that have been recorded here. Let us be critics, and perhaps we can predict the future of the play and its heroes and heroines.DR. O. R. REUBEN President PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE We extend our gratitude and congratulations to the students of the 1961 graduating class whose dedicated service has made possible our 1960-61 annual. Many fine things have taken place in your lives and the history of Morris College has been enhanced by your having been here. We appreciate the contributions that you have made, and congratulate you on your accomplishments. May God guide you and help you to be of supreme service to mankind as you go forth to take your place in a continually changing world during an era of advanced scientific, cultural, and social progress. Sincerely, O. R. Reuben, President 7ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS REV. BERT D. LEWIS College Minister and Dean of School of Religion REV. HENRY E. HARDIN Dean of Instruction MRS. JESSIE M. TAYLOR Registrar 8MRS. NUNIE A. SMITH Dean of Women MR. LLOYD L. SMITH Dean of Men ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANTS MISS GENEVA E. SIMON Dietitian MRS. BESSIE A. PINSON Assistant Librarian REV. ROOSEVELT W. STALLINGS Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds MISS BEULAH M. McCOLLUM Director of Student Center 9 MISS HETTIE L. BOSEMAN Book Store ManagerADMINISTRATIVE PERSONNEL MISS GLORIA COWDY Secretary to President MISS HELEN V. MOSS Secretary to Dean REV. WILLIAM E. CHANEY Director of Alumni ties 10 MISS LEONORAH WILLIAMS Secretary to Registrar MRS. WILHELMENIA OWENS Secretary to Business ManagerMISS ANNIE M. GORE English Department Chairman MRS. ELIZA E. BLACK English MR. THEOLANDER M. TAYLOR Art THE HUMANITIES MISS ALMA GREGG Music MRS. FANNIE IVEY French 12 MRS. AGNES WILSON FrenchMRS. ANNA D. REUBEN History Chairman, Social Science Division THE SOCIAL SCIENCES 4ND EDUCATION DR. GUSTAVE ANCUIZOLA Government MR. ERNEST A. FINNEY Sociology MR. SANFORD COX MRS. SARAH Z. DANIELS Physical Education Guidance DR. JOHN E. BRICCS Secondary Education 13 MRS. MAGNOLIA A. LEWIS Elementary Education Chairman, Department of EducationREV. BERT D. LEWIS Dean of School of Religion REV. BENNIE J. WESTON Religion REV. EDWARD M. BOOKER Natural Science SCHOOL OF RELIGION THE NATURAL SCIENCES MRS. ADELEW. STEWART Biology MR. JAMES L. SOLOMON Mathematics REV. ZACK TOWNSEND Mathematics MR. MATTHEW W. HAYS Chemistry Chairman, Natural Science DivisionSENIOR CLASS 1961 MAGGIE H. BRITTON Georgetown, S.C. English Vice-President HELEN RICHARDSON Sumter, S.C. English Secretary COLLEEN M. ADDISON St. Stephens, S.C. English President JIMMY WHITE Elberton, Ga. Elementary Education Treasurer ERNEST E. ANDREWS Sumter, S.C. English Business Manager DONALD HUGHES Union, S.C. Mathematics Student Council Representative ELEANOR J. HOLLEY New Ellenton, S.C. Elementary Education Student Council RepresentativeSENIOR CLASS 1961 JOSIEPHINE BREAZEALE Westminster, S.C. Elementary Ed. CATHERINE BROWN Lake City, S.C. Elementary Ed. ALMALINE BUTLER Sumter, S.C-Elementary Ed. ELIZABETH BUTLER Sumter, S.C. Elementary Ed. LONDON BUDDEN Sumter, S.C. Math cm atics DAVID CARTER Chester, S.C. Elementary Ed. II SENIOR CLASS 1961 WILLIE DENNIS Rembert, S.C. Social Studies MERIDETH DOUGLAS Dovesville, S.C. Biology JAMES DUDLEY Sumter, S.C. Mathematics FRANCES DuBOSE Sumter, S.C. English BEATRICE CAMBRELL Anderson, S.C. Elementary Ed. CARRIE GANTT Bishopville, S.C. Mathematics LEROY CARY Sumter, S.C. Mathematics )SENIOR CLASS 1961 PHYLLIS GATES Cameron, S.C. Elementary Ed. JAMES HARRIS Monck's Corner, S.C. Elementary Ed. BENJAMIN GOODWIN Camden, S.C. Mathematics CLADYS HARVIN Sumter, S.C. Elementary Ed. REBECCA JOHNSON Sumter, S.C. Mathematics ESTER KKITT Branchvillc, S.C. Elementary Ed. ROSA LOWERY Sumter, S.C. Elementary Ed. (SENIOR CLASS 1961 HATTIE MAZYCK Cross, S.C. Elementary Ed. WALTER McCLEARY Sumter, S.C. Biology WALTER McC RIFF Lancaster, S-C. English WILLENE MELLERSON Sumter, S.C. Biology MARY MILLER Spartanburg, S.C. Biology THELMA MOUZON Sumter, S.C. Elementary Ed.SENIOR CLASS 1961 MAE F. MOULTRIE Latta, S.C. Elementary Ed. LEVONE PARKER Johnsonville, S.C. Elementary Ed. RHUNETTA D. PITTS Sumter, S.C. Elementary Ed. ANDREW E. POLLARD Brownville, Pa. Social Studies FRANCINA S. POWELL McClellanville, S.C. Elementary Ed. :| BETTY PREACHER Bamberg, S.C. Elementary Ed.SENIOR CLASS 1961 MARY R. PRINCE Sumter, S.C. Elementary Ed. EARNESTINE RAVEN ELL St. Stephens, S.C. Elementary Ed. ROSA B. ROBERTS Mullins, S.C. Elementary Ed. SAMUEL ROPER Charleston, S.C. Elementary Ed. MARY SCARBOROUGH Sumter, S.C. Elementary Ed. SARAH TILLER Sumter, S.C-Elementary Ed. BLANCHE WILSON Elliott, S.C. Elementary Ed.SENIOR CLASS 1961 ROSIE M. WILSON Kingstree, S.C. Social Studies CLESTINE V. A. BACOTE Darlington, S.C. Elementary Ed. WILLIAM R. BROWN Pendleton, S.C. Social Studies CAROL JAMES Sumter, S.C. Elementary Ed. INETHA CAILLARD St. Stephens Elementary Ed. REBECCA PETTICREW Pincville, S.C. Elementary Ed. JESSIE STOKES Smoaks, S.C. Elementary Ed. OUTSTANDING SENIORS Andrew Pollard S.E.A.C. All-Conference Donald Hughes S.E.A.C. All-Conference Colleen Addison Class President Francis DuBose President State SNEA Eleanor Holley Miss Homecoming Annie S. Moss Miss Morris Colle: Rev. W. S. Randolph Pastor, First Baptist Sumter, South Carolina Leroy Gary Four-Year Letterman FootballI Aurelia Carson Linden, N.J. Assistant Secretary James McLaurin Laurinburg, N.C. Business Manager Joseph A. Epps Whitmire, S.C. Treasurer Hattie E. Douglas Hartsville, S.C. Student Council Representative Mary C. Myrick Ulmers, S.C. Student Council Representative Irene Addison Garnett, S.C. Annie L. Bellamy Ocean Drive, S.C. Benjamin Burroughs Sumter, S.C. 25 I Synethia Campbell Gary Court, S.C.Dorothy Cooper Four Oaks, N.C. Shirley 0. Cooper Kingstree, S.C. Louis Crawford Dillon, S.C. Carolyn Crosland Nichols, S.C. Robert Dozier Trio, S.C. Willie W. Dyson Way cross, Ga. Freddie Ellison Richmond, Va. Marlene Floyd Loris, S.C. 26 Reuben E. Fuller A iken, S.C.JUNIORS Lcckyler Gaillard Russellville, S.C. Rosa L. Hammond Sumter, S.C. Alice M. Ilarvin Sumter, S.C. Henry Holmes, Jr. Fairfax, S.C. Anna Inabinet North , S.C. Jefferson T. Isaac, Jr. Gable, S.C. Shirley James Sumter, S.C. Rebecca A. Jefferson Timmonsville, S.C. Barbara J. Jenkins Alcolu, S.C. Carrie Joe Ellioth, S.C. James B. Jones Lake City, S.C. ! ,1JUNIORS Emma J. Mack Lynchburg, S.C. Geneva Mack Reevesville, S.C. Phillip B. McCleary Sumter, S.C. Virginia McKnight Sumter, S.C. Madeline R. Middleton St. Stephens, S.C. Ruby L. Nowlin Effingham, S.C. « 'J 28JUNIORS i Ada L. Boynton Aiken, S.C. Dorothy Cameron Lake City, S.C. Lavern Conyers Kingstrce, S.C. Willie M. Prioleau St. Stephens, S.C. Freddie J. Rodall Allendale, S.C. Annie Sapp Estille, S.C. Francena L. Steed Avvendaw, S.C. Carolyn Whitfield Salters, S.C. Earlean Williams Islandton, S.C. Lillie M. Young St. Stephens, S.C. 1 29 SOPHOMORES Clifford Sumner President John Snider Vice-President Loyvone Mobley Secretary Roosevelt McCollough Student Council Representative Rena Beckett Harvey Bellamy Mable Bethea Tillie Bing Virginia Boykins Jannic Bowman Clayce Bryant Trudic Bynum Sara Campbell Martha Chatman Latson Cooper Eunice Davis Latie Davis Minnie Davis Cliristina Driffin Sara Wilson 30SOPHOMORES Geneva Smalls Student Council Representative Rudolph Floyd Doric A. Gaillard Doris Gaines Minnie R. Gales Chars Gamble Gloria Gary Jestine Gethers Collette Cillard Doris Graham Blanchie L. Harlee Mary Hanna Betty Harris Barbara Harrison Robert Harrison Rosa L. James Nellie Pringle Treasurer James Johnson Business Manager Lei a M. Bostic Assistant Secretary 31SOPHOMORES Charlene Johnson Onetta Johnson Georgia M. Johnson Carolyn R. Lawton James C. Levy Betty J. Lewis Ronnie Lewis Gloria J. Marsh Carolyn McCray Frances McCray Roberta McCray Affie McFadden Ruby L. McFadden Geneva McGill Samuel McGill Emma J. McIntosh Francena Moore Virginia Myers Hortense E. Oliver Frances E. Porter 32SOPHOMORES Maria Porter Josahu Prioleau Virginia Rice Roger L. Robinson Flossie Rowell Carolyn Singletary Geneva Singletary Rosa Lee Singletary Elizabeth Smalls Mary Smith Sadie Johnson Sowell Lawrance Starr Helen Sullivan Ola Clay Sutton John Toney Joseph Washington Hezekiah Washington Christine Weston Robbie Williams Virginia White 33FRESHMEN Vivian Wright Student Council Representative Dorothy E. Alston Jenelle Baker Jerome Ballard Laura M. Beasley David A. Brisbon Mazie Brown Earnestinc Butler Jo Ann Clark Isaiah S. Clark Lucile Davis Lula M. Davis Jacqueline Dayes Eugene Dennis Marvin Dennis Richard E. Dixon Dollie Dixon Darnella Dupree Mae T. Dupree Georgia M. Fisher 34FRESHMEN Rosa L. Cam Student Council Representative Julia M. Funchcs Clifford R. Floyd Katie Floyd Alphonzo Garland Marilyn Gamble Nechola Gee Louise Gillard Vonnic Godbolt Ruthie M. Graham Mollie Hannibal Julia M. Hastie Lillie Hawthorne Frances G. Harrison Ronnie Faye Hill Nathaniel Hicks Jenctta E. Hunter Willie Jackson Gracie B. Johnson Barbara Jones 35Jannic McClary Ivor G. Moore Odessa Moore Thelma Murell Minnie Myers Betty J. Prince Dorothy V. Rice Bettye Richardson Levern Rose Mary K. Ruth Leroy M. Sanders Walter Scott Anna P. Singletary Tommie Singleton Dorothy Sullivan John Thomas Patricia A. Ware Idella Williams Mary L. White Harry F. Wilson fc 3 i 36I STU OF vSCHOOlBACHELOR OF DIVINITY CANDIDATES Dan Bodison Marvin McAllister Janies MeMorrisSCHOOL OF RELIGION SOPHOMORES 39 Ephraim Grimes Henry Hopkins Earl Mathis Simon Small Joseph WatkinsSENIOR SUPERLATIVES MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED Colleen Addison Benjamin Goodman MOST STUDIOUS Francis DuBose Jimmy White MOST VERSATILE Maggie Britton Andrew PollardSENIOR SUPERLATIVES MOST COURTEOUS Bernice Massey Janies Harris MOST TALENTED Helen Richardson Walter McCleary BEST DRESSED Christine Braccy James DudleyBEST PERSONALITY Earnestien Ravenell Samuel Roper SENIOR SUPERLATIVES MOST COOPERATIVE Annie S. Moss Andrew PollardSENIOR SUPERLATIVES MOST POPULAR Ernest Andrews Helen Richardson MOST HUMOROUS Maggie Britton Thomas Hill s'f.tin MISS MORRIS COLLEGF Annie S. MossMISS HOMECOMING Eleanor J. HolleyATTENDANT TO MISS SENIOR Mary Miller MISS SENIOR Willene Mellerson ATTENDANT TO MISS SENIOR Rosa Lowery MISS FRESHMAN Odessa SmallsAurelia Carson Attendants to Attendant to MISS JUNIOR MISS SENIOR MISS JUNIOR Miss Freshman pictured on prize winning homecoming float. 5BOOKS 521 53STUDENT COUNCIL OFFICERS James E. Lewis. . . . Willie W. Dyson . . Anna A. Inabinet . . Helen Richardson . Erthlay Witherspoon President Vice-President Secretary Assistant Secretary Business Manager SOCIAL STUDIES CLUB 54MEN’S SENATE WOMEN’S SENATESUNDAY SCHOOL OFFICERS Eleanor J. Holley Levone Parker. . Annie L. Bellamy Jimmy While . . . Superintendent Assistant Superintendent Secretary Senior Teacher BAPTIST STUDENT UNIONMISSIONARY SOCIETY OFFICERS Annie L. Bellamy Betiy Harris. . . . Marlene Floyd . Pres idem Vice-Pres idem . Secretary MEMBERSSTUDENT NATIONAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION GARDEN CLUBYOUNG WOMEN’S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION OFFICERS MEMBERS i USHERS DURHAM MINISTERIAL ALLIANCELITTLE THEATER COREMORRIS COLLEGE CHOIR OFFICERS Leroy Johnson..................... President Joyce Chaplin.......................Vice-President Rosa Carn.........................Secretary I RW'-YEARBOOK STAFF Hortense E. Oliver and Jacqueline Dayes Typists Dorothy Harris Typist Roosevelt McCollough Typist 63 Staff At Work Jimmy White Art EditorSCIENCE CLUB FORTNIGHTLY LITERARY SOCIETYi1961 HORNET SQUAD ENDS: C. Bryant, A. Days, L. Gary, N. Gee, W. Scott. TACKLES: E. DuBose, H Harris, J. Jones, J. Watson, J. West. GUARDS: J. Elmore, S. Gary, D. Hughes, J. Thomas. CENTERS: A. Pollard, M. Worthy. QUARTERBACKS: E. Drummond, G. Littles, D. McNally. HALFBACKS: H. Bellamy, P. Wright, E. Dennis, C. Floyd, R. Harrison, H. Hodges, W. Latamore, G. Levy, J. White. FULLBACKS: W'. Logan, I. Moore. COACH: S. H. Cox. ASS’T. COACH: L. L. Smith. MANAGER: L. Starr. TRAINER: J. Alford. The Bench At HomecomingSeniors: Kneeling: D. Hughes and A. Pollard, guards, G. Littles quarterback, and L. Gary end: Standing: J. White, guard. OUTSTANDING LINEMEN1961 HORNETS Co-Captains Clayce Bryant and Janies McLaurin, with Coach Lloyd S. Smith. Iautographs


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