Morris College - Hornet Yearbook (Sumter, SC)

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IS Mi $11 Di Pr (c1983 HORNET: "A LOOK AHEAD, A LOOK BACK” 1982-83 DIAMOND JUBILEE ANNIVERSARY EDITION Morris College CONTENTS Sumter, South Carolina Memorial 2-3 Dr. Luns C. Richardson A Look Back 4 President A Look Ahead 16 People 18 Indicated to the 1982-83 Male Basketball Team. SEAC Champions and 'Coach of the Year" Clarence Houck. Highlights 105 Special Events 135 Farewell 153IN LOVING MEMORY DR. ANNA MAYS DANIELS REUBEN Who departed this life Monday, March 21 1983 ACADEMIC DEAN; AND PRESIDENT. WOMAN S HAP I IS I EDUCATIONAL AND MISSIONARY CONVENTION "So long thy power lias blessed me, sure it will lead me on o'er moor and ten. o'er crag and torrent, till the night is gone; and with the morn those angel faces smile which I have loved long since, and lost a-while!' Lead. Kindly Light". J.II. NewmanAN EXTRAORDINARY LIFE DR. ANNA MAYS DANIELS REUBEN was the oldest daughter of the late Reverend George Goings Daniels and Mrs. Wilhelmina Mays Daniels and the wife of the late Reverend Dr. Odell Richardson Reuben, who was President of Morris College from 1918-1970. She was born in I lartsville. South Carolina; however, she spent most of her early life in Georgetown. South Carolina and her later life in Sumter. South Carolina which has been home to her for more than thirty-five years. Dr Reuben was the 1910 valedictorian of the Howard High School. Georgetown. South Carolina; a 1911 recipient of the A.B. degree. Summa Cum I.aude. from Fisk University, a 1945 recipient of the masters degree with honors from Columbia University, a 1965 recipient of the Ed.D. degree from Teacher's College. Columbia University and the I. H D. from Morris College. Her Dissertation Topic was The American Negro and American Nationality: Concepts of American Nationality". In keeping with her deep belief that formal as well as informal education should be lifelong. Dr. Reuben's post-doctorate education included Study at Duke I 'diversity, the I 'niversity of Ibadan (Nigeria. West Africa), the University of South Carolina, and Spelman College in Atlanta. Georgia. In her words "Daily. I learn from my colleagues. students, also men and women from all walks of life". Dr. Reuben's professional experiences include: Teacher. Howard High School—1911. 1915-1918, Instructor of English and History at Morris College. 1948-1958; Chairman. Division of Social Sciences. Morris College. 1958-1967; Director (Dean) of Student Affairs. Morris College. 1967-1968, 1969-1973; Academic IXan and Professor of History since 1973. Former positions include: Chairman of the South Carolina Board of Juvenile Placement and Aftercare; President. Sumter County Minister’s Wives Alliance; Vice President. Sumter Chapter—Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History; Member of the Education Committee—Sumter Chapter NAACP; Vice-Chairman of the Advisory Committee to the Board of Trustees of Sumter School District l?. also President of Sumter County YWCA, and National Board Member of the YWCA; Secretary. Sumter Chapter of the South Carolina Council on Iluman Relations; Member. South Carolina Advisory Committee to the I' S. Commission on Civil Rights; Member. Executive Board—Sumter County Council on Aging; Chairman. Advisory Council—I lead Start Programs of Sumter County, and Member of the Executive Board—Sumter Chapter of the American Cancer Society. Among Dr. Reuben's professional affiliations are American Historical Association; National Council for the Social Studies; S.C Historical Society; S.C. Education Association (life memberl: National Education Association; Pi Lambda Theta; Kappa IX-lta Pi. Phi IXIta Kappa, and Alpha Kappa Mu. During 1942 and 1913 she was listed in Who's Who in American Universities and Colleges IXiring 1911-1915 she was a Rosenwald Scholar for Graduate Study. Columbia I Jniversity In recent years, she was Second Vice-President of the National Association of College IXans. Registrars, and Admissions Officers; President of the Southern Conference of IXans of Faculties and Academic Vice-Presidents. Other groups in which Dr. Reuben held offices are Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority . United Order of Tents. One More Effort Federated Club. National Council of Negro Women and the North Main Street Community Club. The Church in general, and First Baptist Church of Sumter in particular, were very near and dear to her heart Church organizations are proud and grateful for her years of outstanding and inspiring leadership She has served as Secretary of Church Women I nited of S.( . Member of the Executive Board—Woman s Auxiliary to the Wateree Baptist Association. Lower Division, and Chairman of the Missionary Workshop Committee. She was the President of the Woman's Baptist Educational and Missionary Convention of South ( arolina. Prior to assuming ns highest office, she served as a First Vice-President and as Historian. On the evening of June 17. 1982 at the Sheraton Motor Inn. Greenville. South Carolina. Dr. Reuben was honored during the Womans Convention Annual Banquet which was dedicated to her. She was the recipient of several tributes affirming her greatness, and many presentations representing love and respect from persons who appreciate her loving friendship. The Convention further honored her with a B(X)K OF REMEMBRANCE which she called "A unique work of beauty for which I shall be forever grateful" The family was especially valued and loved by Dr. Reuben. She and her husband have given to the world six children who are now responsible adults making their positive impact on society. They are Attorney Wilhelmina Matilda Reuben Cooke. Dr Lucy Jeanette Reuben. Miss Anna Marie Reuben. Mr. Odell Richardson Reuben. Jr.. Miss Jayne Stewart Reuben, and MissJanice Samuelle Reuben. One of IX Reuben s greatest desires (and realizations) was to be a good and loving wife, and a good and loving mother Rev Reuben adored her as "the greatest wife in the world”. The children have made her life happy with their profound love and devotion, and their tender, loving care—even to the moment of her homegoing and beyond.REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE OF TWENTY-FOUR ON COLLEGE. Mr. President:— Your committee of 24 on the location of State Baptist College ask leave to submit us report:—In accordance, with the expressed wish of this convention, in session at Anderson last May we your committee of twenty-four were elected with plenarypower to find a suitable location, for a State College, for the Baptists of South Carolina; and if possible to start the machinery at work within this year your committee was first called to meet in the Zion Baptist church by order of Dr Durhami (chairman) in the month of July 1906, At this meeting much spirit and enthusiasm were manifested and various towns and cities vied each for the coveted honor, of locating the long talked of Baptist College in its midst. To that meeting come bids from Gaffney Sumter and Anderson. Gafffiey through the Thickety mountain Association offered us a beautiful sit within the incorporate limits of Gaffney; consisting of ten (10) acres of land with a new building nearly completed. The said house having been erected by the above named association, better known as the Cherokee Normal and Industrial Institute. .Wateree Upper Division asked your committee to accept as a site 12 acres of land within the incorporate limits of the city of Sumter. The said property has a debt of 2-3 'he purchase price with the reserved right to name three of 'Ihe Trustees for said College from the Wateree Association. The Rocky River Association offered ten (10) acres of land located in the city of Anderson and $7000,00 with the endorsement of quite a number of influential white citizens pledging their moral support for snd college. After a careful consideration of health locality, financial support and other things we decided to locate in the beaunful city of Anderson and the proposed college was named Morris College in honor of Rev. Frank Morris fa pioneer of the Rocky River Association) your committee was called to meet again in the city of Anderson, in the month of December. At this meeting your committee saw that no agreement between us and the trustees of the Anderson property could be reached where-upon another meeting was held in the Zion Baptist Church, Columbia. S. C. Jan. 23, 1907. at which time negotiation with the Anderson Trustees was called off. From the time of our election to the meeting of present session, and as you know' even since on the grounds your committee has had before it various propositions and offers. But your committee has very fully realized that-the matter in h.-nd was one of great concern to’ the denomination and wisdom has dictated, that your committee go slow in accepting offers. But after careful cor ideration and deliberation considering all circumstances we bud that Sumter is the more desirable place for the erection of the State Baptist College and therefore recommend that the offer of the Wateree Association be accepted. Humbly submitted. Dr. J. J. Durham, (chairman); J. C. White, B. D . Secretary. )A LOOK BACK . . . THE WAY IT BEGAN The initial founding of Morris College was truck a test of strength, yet the venture had just begun. The College was to face a future of trials and success. The year 1915 brought forth the first two graduates with the Bachelor of Arts. In 1916-P. Morris College enrolled as an accredited college with the South Carolina State IX-partment of Education. This act was significant for not only the institution but for it's growing population of graduates. As time passed in the essence of prosperity, and growth, the school was soon to confront a national dilema. As many other institutions across the country, the Great Depression curtailed progress and promoted changes. In 1929. Morris College discontinued its normal program. By the following year, the college president resigned and all outside aid to the school was withdrawn. As a result of financial stress. Morris College became a two year |umor college; it also discon- tinued the elementary school. A meeting of the Baptist Educational and Missionary Convention of South Carolina at Anderson unanimously voted that Morris College and Benedict College enter a compact whereby the duplication of work would lx- reduced. It was necessary, for the continuation of both schools, that each be unique. Therefore, such a compact (Morris College as a Junior College! lasted from 1930 52. In 1933. the college was restored a four-year school. The decade was equally so. The high school curriculum was discontinued in 1915 which permitted the college to become strictly a post-secondary institution. The next year. 1947, stagnated the school as accreditation was denied by the South Carolina State department of Education. Nevertheless, the college regained State accreditation in 19-19 and in 1950 received "B" rating of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Morris College was established solely for the education of Negroes, however on August 14. 1961. the word "Negro" appearing in the original charter (certificate of incorporation) was eliminated hence opening the facilities of the institution to all ethnic groups. The major priority of the institution was perhaps accreditation, "full Steam Ahead was declared in 1962 the motto for the venture to pursue full accreditation with the Southern Association. By 1968. status for application was obtained with the Southern Association for accreditation. The institution already maintained accreditation by the South Carolina State Department of Education, membership with the Veteran's Administration. Federal Government for Student I.oans. Foundation for the Advancement of Negro Colleges, the National Alumni Association and the Inter-Collegiate Press. In 1969. the first Dr. Stewart Oliver Dr. Stewart diver. Moderator of the Rocky Riser Association of Anderson Counts recommended in 1902 that the Brethren begin to raise funds and secure property for the establishment of a college Bv 190$. $7,000 had been raised and 10 acres of land donated The College was to be named Morris College after Rev f rank S Morns, first moderatot of the association. After some differences the association merged with the Baptist Educational and Missionary Convention of South Carolina and the school was located in Sumter (FACING PAGE; Much of the inspiration fot founding the school came from Dr E.C. Morris (Not to be Dr. E.C. Morris confused with the other Morris), then President of the National Baptist Convention, who presented the idea at one of the Convention s earlier national meetings. The offer to locate the school in Sumter was made by the Wateree Associationofficial step in effort to gain accreditation with the Southern Association was nude as the institution obtained the status "Corresponding College". It was that same year that the school received its new seal of identity. The artistic design was created with a two-fold purpose: "to authenticate the written communication of business with which the college was involved and provide an artistic source ot communication as a symbol that projects the purpose and objectives of the college". The latter sixties and early seventies may have-been the most trying c-ra for Morris College as turmoil and unrest disturbed the campus. It was a time of uncertainty as tension reached its peak between students and administrators. Challenged with operating an institution without a president, an Interim Committee was appointed by the Hoard of Trustees in 1970-71. Hoard of Trustee members had always been appointed by the Baptist Convention. In 1975-7-1. the school was once again without a president and a second Interim Committee was appointed. It was the strength of this committee and it s consultant that made successful application for accreditation to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; candidacy was confirmed. On IX-cem-ber 15. 1978, Morris College received full accreditation by the Southern Association. The birth and growth of Morris College has received great leadership by its nine presidents and two interim committees. PHYSIC Al. PLANT The earliest available records of the physical plant at Morris C ollege show that in 1911. the Kight j map m an early catalog pictured Morns College as the center ol the State All roads lead to Sumter" seemed to he a good recruiting tlieinr Below, going to church was a central theme of college life as students lined up double-file to attend worship services at a local church Strangers Desiring to Reach Sumter Will Find Valuable Information From the Following Diagram Which Shows “All Roads Lead to Sumter,”Above n a partial view of the amput during the mid-teens. Left is a picture of the original Legate Hall during the early 1920‘s. school possessed two small buildings. One was a white, wooden structure (Phyllis Wheatley Halil and the other unpainted (Brockenton Halil. It is not sure as to the uses of these facilities. In 191V 16, the institution cradled three large buildings: two dormitories and a chapel and classroom combined. One of the dorms was IXsbbins-Keith. built under the subsidy of the Women's Baptist Convention. Furnishings, in short, were such as would be expected in average boarding schools. The erection of McGowan Hall and a president's home were completed in 1916-17. After the initial settlement of land in 1907. the next land purchase was made in 1919 for 27.41 acres. The next decade was to be just as progressive, if not more, in the physical expansion of Morris College. The class of 1920 dedicated a gray, brick arch at the main entrance of the campus. This eloquent structure enhanced the beauty of the school. The Carnegie Library was also built in 1920. It was used to provide instruction of sewing lessons and eventually became known as the Music Studio where music classes were held. In 1924. the Academic Building was con-ANNOUNCEMENT 1915-16 MORRIS COLLEGE SUMTER, S. C. A CHRISTIAN SCHOOL GOOD COURSES AN ABLE FACULTY VERY LOW KATES CENTRALLY SITUATED A HEALTHFUL LOCATION Next Session Begins Tuesday October 5th. All Students from a Distance Should Arrive here on Monday October 4th ■'or utViri information write: J J. STARKS. President SC XT Ell, S. V. Mokkis Coi.Lwa: T»i» "iixvi Pkinti.no CV MTKK, s. c. I i .. rii ni« It u-ml. , ... , v..i. riiil'li-ni all mail ' si'MTKi: s. r. k tl, , i.l« lull- «lii'4' -ti.v to th I’lvsim-m. i .-..ill Mi'il-'i . or « iicci.s |».iyibl» tillin' noii 01 .. ,ui to tin IV.M.I.m of ill- follem 11 ,,t i .i: ,i hi |ia. iiit; bills IJfiiit always Is'foil' , .hiiii ni tin INvsidrnt to furnoh al! informa ,..i to tii inner workinftsof the College. Ho • I- |||.MN»1IC at all times in limn sm h ill for iii r wi: «• net-urate Therefore, ivlien you •' m i! i.,|| iImiuI Mori i Colli-iit- do not Wlite tin' . Write till- I’resitleiit. A Word to Students I ti- in ; a recommendation from your last teacher ,t sm | .; « r iirrsiilrnt I.. i -al tle.elly vea|mils and bad habits at homo. A t id 'lit will lr« i' |«liro«l to «ivo one hour's work s: drill should apply f r rooms early. Those from; .i ; .• «••• .houid reach the l t llri e on Monday. Oetober 1 lb III umbrella- and rubbers. lb in youi Ibbles o. money to purchase one. lb mir yoi.r own bedding. Koonis are furnished with i« i l . mattresso-. Hprintrs. tables. chairs. dre Sers or mu nos and Sights. Some Things Forbidden Hi la .iving the ’ampus without jK ru ission. i •• Absent e from study hour, without excuse. I ;» As-.M i.iiion oi cCrrespoi deuce between young men • ud your women without permission. II • I’sing profane language. tobacco or alcoholict; rinks. iM Keeping •h-adly weaiKins or playing frames in tin- ob Ifeet iving boxes of fotid. except at Christmas time. • Ti I tnist.toiis or unnecessary noise in rooms, or ujKin tin- Ciinnus «-•) Ib uiaminu out of school on legal holidays longct than I nit oi excuse •'.•) Noii-resnleiit Juniors and Seniors boarding out in Inlotnution from live 191VU catalog provide, inught on tollrge com» and other expenvev. fulet and regulations Discipline wav siiici structed. presently u is used for several classes and administration offices. The year 1924 was very productive as Legate Hall was also erected. Nevertheless, the unpredictable dilema of fire burned Legare Hall in 1925. It was a men's dormitory at that time, and the second floor of the academic building was used until renovations were made. The following year. 1926-27. Dob-bins-Keith Hall was moved across the campus and veneered. It was in that same year that a grandstand was built and the hall diamond fenced in. With the 1950 decade came the Great Depression. Morris College was able, in spite of that event, to construct a residence hall for men in 1952 Brawlcy-St arks. At the turn of the decade, the college, in 1911-42. cradled ten modern buildings: Academic building. Girl's Dorm. Chapel. Dining Room. IX-an's Home. President's Home. Music Hall. Teacher's Home. Boy's Dorm and an Agricultural Building. The total value approached a half million dollars. In B IS. the I D. Pinson Memorial Library was erected at a cost of $100. X)0. The Baptist Women's Convention donated funds toward this effort and also provided books for the establishment. In addition to the completion of the library, two buildings were constructed by the federal government (commercial buildings); these buildings were used as a science building and biology facility. The 1950's brought forth the construction of four facilities. The two aforementioned government buildings were remodeled and brick veneered to be used as a student center. Presently, it provides operations for a cafeteria. Student Government Office, recreational activities and the Baptist Historical Archives. The Garrick-Boykin Gymnasium was erected in 1952. It embodies several classrooms, a large stage and of course, facilities for gymnastic activities, including basketball. This building may also Ik- used as an auditorium. The H.H. Bulter Building was erected in 1952 as well. It is currently used by the Division of Education and the Special Services Program. The Mable K Howard Building, often called the Home Economics Building, was erected in 1954. The Counseling Center. Bookstore. Infirmary, financial Aid Office. Baptist Women Office. Cooperative Educational Center and faculty offices are housed in this facility. Announced in February. 1962. Morris College proclaimed the school was in the midst of a building and renovation program designed to provide a first class physical plant. The erection of G. Goings Daniels Hall in 1964 confirmed that effort. Daniels Hall is a residence for men with a cafeteria occupying half of the bottom floor. The Wilson-Booker Science Hall was constructed three years later (1967) for the utilization of the Division of Natural Science and Mathematics. A foreign language and speech lab is also provided. This edifice cradles a seating capacity lecture room. Continuing the physical plant expansion program, the institution demolished the archaic Dobbins-Keith ILdl in 1969. and replaced it with a beautiful two-story structure known as the Dobbins-Keith-Whitener Hall. This building is used as a residence Hall for females and was constructed by the Baptist Woman's Convention. Interested in improving not only the physical plant, but its facilities as well, the College initiated in August. 1970. an all out drive to add at least fifteen thousand additional volumes to the Col-Cataixkjve of Morris C'OI.I.WJK •I ; NN MNCKMKNT iy Expenses BOARDINC STUDENTS Bom. I hiiJ Tmttoil |kt month « f four week - young vrouieo 1 Board .iU'l TuUlou--|irr nmnth of four wn k» )' »ung men I'. UO For yon or uima wn-hing I w InciilvntiiN . - - » DAY STUDENTS Th« College owns .1 i aiHT press ;ird also a job proas. At tlie last Baptist State Convention The Dilot, a s« mi-monthly paper printisl on the CclL'ite Campus, was :naue tlic organ of the denomination. This paper in ad dition to the printing of minutes, ejrculars. pioBrains and hi short all jobs done at ordinary print shops will be done I h to. This will give an o»|M»rtunitv for a nuinIter of stu dents o learn the art of type setting, and students may :ii the course of time through thi- method, help pay their exiKUiseS through school Collar Student fr.’ in. Normal niwl Hist' SrHiml Student .. t "• • Fir«H rade Student _... ... 50 From So on,| through Thiol Orade i Student from Fourth Ormle to Finn Ymr Hitch Selionl l -0 In id,-nt.«l 50 OTHER FEES Dre« |||ftkltlg ... ._ „ 1 Ml ln triiinrnt»l Mime 4 -lO Laboratory—Chmui»try I • • Laboratory- l'hy ir _ . . . — I nil Athletic an,l l hv ieal Culture . ‘at None All « |wn 4— mu t Iw met liefore him in allowed to xrad-nitror take n-itulur examination No dedoetioii will Ih- made on'-x|«-n «» f,-r fraction of si month after the stu,lent i« oner enrolled Boole will not br ebarged Cnn ,«|inntly ciionwh looney lion| | hr broil Kilt to | i» f.,r In-.k Student will not t eexcu ed to home Chriatmn holiday nu-le « the parent or guardian-, tir-t neollte pertnlw-lol, from the prr l dent Stndeat violating tin refills,to n ii nk, tin linhlr to n ( D ion. Student remaining out of cUm l»ojirr than | eri«d , f pt-rtui ••ton. iuo»t take examination I e-fore Iwing admitted lu «-la »r The •amr rule obtain in ea«e of illur« . mile auir • proiu|,tly repmi e«l to tlie pre»1dent office New student should first write for application blank Expense per Month of Four Weeks FOR BOARDINC STCDENTS Board. Tuition, B »t ucl. Eights, (Girls)........$8 0t I |iKt rd. Tuition. Kent. Fuel. Eiulit- , (Young Men). Him For Young Men's Washing on....................... 75 DAY STBDENTS Collette Students..................................$2 4( II rh School Stud“iit .......................... 1 50 First Grade Students................................. 50 From Second to Third Grade Students.................. 75 For all Students from Fourth Giado to First Year H.S 1 00 Instrumental Music (per 8 laessons)... 2 50 Matriculation Fee to Day Students.................... 10 Dress Making ar.d Drafting........................ 1 00 No deduction is allowed unless sludi-ntis absent two consecutive weeks. All bills should bo sent directly to the President of the College an«l should be sent in time to reach the College the day before “pay day." All bills ate juyable one month in advance All boarding students will be required to pay fifty cents admission fee ui on entering the College. This fee is to take care of the wear and tear and breakage during the yea r- PAY DAYS 19I5I0-ON TUESDAYS October 5th. February 22i;d. November 2nd. March 21st. December 20th April 18th. January 25th lege Library. This effort would enhance both the learning process of students as well as status for becoming an accredited school. The early 1970's brought unrest to the campus which unfortunately caused the destruction of several buildings, including: E.D. White i lull and the old President s 1 fome. In 1973 74. the college was under the direction of an Interim Committee which rallied to keep the school in operation. The evidence of renovations to the Academic Building and Student Center during that academic year permits appreciation of strength from that committee. Pavement of the streets on campus began in the spring of 1974 by the State of South Carolina. This project was completed in 1975. In 1978. construction began for a new library under the authorization of the Board of Trustees. This fabulous edifice, completed in 1980. is a duplex, housing a library and media center—known as the L.C Richardson-W.A. Johnson learning Resources Center and the W.If. Ncal-Iola Jones f ine Arts Center. Both of these facilities arc well equipped and a tremendous increase of library volumes have occurcd. In 1974. library volumes amounted to 21.(XX) and in 1979. the Morris College library owned in excess of 8X,(xx volumes. Total volumes exceed 100.000 today. The physical plant at Morris College lias grown from two wooden buildings in 1911 to fifteen buildings in 1981. More important than quantity is the sufficient quality of the facilities. These facilities meet the most crucial aspect of the institution—the academic curriculum. CURRICULUM The spring of 1911 brought forth the first commencement exercise at Morris College. There were eight graduates from rhe high school and one from the Theology Program. It is known that a high school diploma and studies in Theology were provided and all literary branches as could be supplied in other colleges, were already offered. I nfortunatcly. records of the curriculum prior to 1911 arc not yet available. It is certain, and is a notable accomplishment, that by 1912 a college curriculum was organized. Students passed readily from high school into college where the Bachelor's Degree was awarded. The first Bachelor of Arts Degrees were conferred on two graduates in 1915. Several awards and prizes were given to stu- dents as motivation and acknowledgement of achievement. Such awards included: the Dunbar Prize (Latin); Easley Prize (Mathematics). West-berry Prize (AgricultureI; Alumni Association (Best All-Around). These recognitions capture specific subjects studied at Morris College in 1915. The first World War did not hender academic scholarship at the institution. It was May. 1917 that the college conferred its first Honorary Doctorate Degrees (DD). In 1918-19. such practical courses as sewing, dress-making, domestic science, gardening and poultry raising were offered. It may justifiable be determined that Morris College met the academic and vocational needs of its students. In 1922 23. the school offered a four year high school curriculum; it is certain that from 1911 to 1922. only the fourth year high school program was available. The grammar school level was deleted to the advanced seventh grade. Bv 1929. the normal program was discontinued and in 1930 the elementary school was also discontinued. As a Junior College (1930 32). Morris College offered two years of post sccondar curricula. Graduates of the Junior College were admitted 9THE LEADERSHIP THROUGH DISTINGUISHED PRESIDENTS NINE GREAT MEN WITH GREAT VISION IO the third year level in any Class "A" College. The courses during that era were focused on professional areas such as pre-law. pre-medical study, pre-dental studies, teacher training, a school of Music and Theology Program. Additions were made to the curriculum in 1931 32 including: Home Economics, commercial courses for preparation in secretarial work (typing, shorthand and bookkeeping). No credit hours were earned lor commercial courses. By 1933 the four year college curriculum was restored. The first summer school session was held in 1 I0. A general curriculum were assumed, however. Instutes were provided to meet the needs ot the community—a minister’s and midwives' institute. Certificates were awarded for those who satisfied requirements for the midwives' program. By 194-1-45. an Extension School was established. The Board of Trustees, in its Annual Meeting (May. 1912). voted to discontinue high school work at Morris College because of the phenomenal increase in the college enrollment. To avoid inconvenience it was necessary to eliminate one grade of high school yearly beginning with the lower grades. This process was completed in 1948. It was in that same academic year that the required number of credit hours for graduation decreased from the traditional 126 credit hours to 124. The 1947-48 curriculum supplied degrees in the following studies. English and Literature (offering French. Spanish and German). Natural Sciences and Mathematics; Social Science (Alro-American History and International Relations ... ). Education and Psychology. Health and Physical Education. Home Economics. Religion. Art and Music Education. Private instruction lor piano and voice were available for half hour lessons twice a week. As time passed, the curriculum underwent little change. This is evident in the 1958-59 academic program which oflered a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English. Social Science. History. Religious Education. Bachelor of Science Degrees were provided in Religious Education Biology. Chemistry. Mathematics and Natural Science. Students were also able to obtain a Bachelor of Divinity and a Bachelor of I heology Degree. By 196k. Saturday extension classes lor in-service teachers were available along with evening extension classes lor ministers. Applications for a Basic Studies Program, under the Southern Association of C olleges and Schools, was sub- I t Edward M Brawtey Fust President 1908-12 Dr Ira David Pinson Thud President 1930-19)9 Dr John J Starks Second President 191M930 Dr James P Garrick Fourth President 19)9-1916 ITHESE MANY YEARS .. . 11 Df Odell Richardson Reuben Se «nth President 1948-1970 Dr Henry F.. Hardin Eighth President 1971-1973ACADEMICS IN THE EARLY 1900’S MOKICIS foLLEGK COURSE OF INSTR. CTION ACADEMIC COURSE First Year First T« rn» Second Term Latin Algebra »'ompositu.il l'liv io|«ijrv lSibk M u.-tic I'imvnt Event-Speaking Litm ('om|iositioi. . lgeinii Civics M usic Current. Event-. Si ( i ions.' Second Year First Term Second Term Luin Algebra Ancient History Klietorie and Com posit ion I Cibl Music Current Events S|H-akiiu' Latin Algebra. Ancient History Rhetoric and Composilion Itible M usic Current Events Speak ins' Third Year First Term Latin Ei. (Jreek English History Plane Geometry lSil.ll Mur-iC Current Events Sp -along Second Term I-at in El. Greek I Solan V I Sihii Music Current Event Speaking Fourth Year First Term Second Term Litin Greek Latin Greek ANNOINCEM EN’I Li t era tu ix- Itemisti y I tilde M usic Current Eva Speaking t ‘lassies lit- Literature— ’lassies Chemistry I tilde Music Current Events Kpcn king COLLEGE COURSE Freshman Year First Term Advanced Rhetoric and ('om position Latin or Greek German or Krt nch I SiUlc Solid Geometry Second Term A«|vanced Rhetoric Com position Lit in or Greek German or French I Siblc Algebra Sophomore Year First Term Latin m Greek •crmaii or Fivncli "I'Stical IWiod Am. History Astronomy ISi l.lc Second Term Latin or Greek German or French Ti lognonn-ti y (I eulogy Bible Junior Year First Term English Economics Psychology Clu-mistrv or Physics I Sibil Second Term English Economics Ethics Chemistry or Physics Bible Senior Year First Term Second ’term •hide | Siblc Evidences of Christianity History Zoology | .gic Sociology Sociology Essays Essays mitted in 1975 74. This process was completed and became a reality in the academic year 1974-75. During 1975 74. the Teacher Education Program was placed on probation by the South Carolina State Department of Education; the college was able to clear probation status and assumed a traditional Teacher's Program in that same year. From 1974 81. Degrees were offered in the following areas: Bachelor of Arts in English. History. Liberal Studies. Religious Education and Soiial Studies; Bachelor of Science Degrees in Biology. Business Administration. Elementary Education. Mathematics, and Math Physics. The College offered a major in liberal-technical studies that allowed students who had earned Associate Degrees at two-year technical scIum.Is to complete the junior and senior year at Morris College. New majors in l ine Arts am! Early Childhood Education have been added since, and the college also has the beginning of a major in ( omputcr Science. The curriculum of Morris College has been and still is one ol prominence and fulfillment. It meets the needs of a changing world and yet inspires spiritual tradition. Not any of this would have been possible without the presence of a committed faculty and student body. CULTURAL ASPECTS- Cultural aspects at Morris College in this study depicts campus life, social organizations, clubs and sports with emphasis on student activities. Religious services were mandatory for high school, normal and college students in its early years. Sunday School lessons were taught by the faculty every Sunday and international prayer meetings were held every Wednesday evening. In 1915-16. Social organizations included Young Men’s Christain Association. Young Women's Christain Association, the Sunday School. I.aiul of Mercy, Brockcnton Literary Society and the Brawley Debate Club. Campus life was well disciplined. Students were required to work at least one hour daily for the upkeep and maintenance of the school. Dress codes were strictly enforced; young ladies wore navy blue skirts, navy waists with caps made to order. Church attire for girls was a navy skirt and white blouse. Young men wore white shirts and dark pants; jackets were required for church wear. By 1917-18. there was evidence of a paper and jot press owned and operated by the school. All printed materials were prepared by this asset and it offered students an opportunity to engage in publications. Social organizations were still be- I ing added. For example, the Beta Sigma Societv. Durham Ministerial Union and the Alumni Association were all added in 1917-1918. The first football and baseball teams at Morris |i were introduced in 1921-22. Extracurricula activities in 1950-51 included: Brass Band and Or- t ebestra. College Glee Club. College Choir. Male Quartet and a Female Quartet. The following year brought forth a grammatics club, basketball and tennis teams. The school became a member of the South Atlantic Inter-Collegiate AthleticCOLLEGE CALENDAR PAY DAY WEDNESDAY PAYDAY WEDNESDAY 1919 1920 October 1 .Tantiarv 21 Ocfolier 2ft February 1 November 2ft March 17 December 24 April 14 Every fonr weeks is a College Month ______________________________I Ac left, faculty members looked forward to paydays which were published in earlier catalogs Other information included specifics on admission and a special note to parents (below The bottom photo shows that McGowan Hall bears a remarkable resemblance to the present da. Brawley-Starks Hall Admission Boarding students under twelve years M ago will not be rccivcd unless they are left in the more immediate care of some friend or relative. Students having attended Graded Schools, High Schools or Colleges should bring certificate of honorable dismissal, together with class standing All new students should be examined by family physicians before leaving home, and a statement bearing upon the health of student should be presented to the President of the Collgc ui on entering. Students should bring a recommendation from reli able sources as to their good moral character Special to Parents Not les than one month’s expense should he sent when your sons or daughters enter school, and enough to pay for hooks. Remember, please, that FOUR WEEKS make a school month. All Sunday travel here is strictly forbidden. Therefore, do not send your childcrn hoie on Sunday. Do not ask for them to ho sent home on Sunday, and do not visit them on Sunday. Do not ask for your childcrn to he sent home until all hills due the college have boon settled Do not indulge your children in line dresses while in school Always stop your cYl lorn on the COLLEGE CAMPUS. ■ + M» it ) VA N MALIINDUSTRIES FOR GIRLS SOME ASPECTS OF THE EARLY CURRICULUM ... ’At. i.oc:i k ok Mokkis Coi.i.wsi: :tf» PLAIN SLWING WIN CTink v:«lt- . J. W ('■■llri'pConrii)' Murri ('■•lb-xt- Carroll vum.iir. U tl Cro» vi rk I oliiiiilua .1 :( ' •!» Clm» Ociiiul School llownnl l iiivct lty ■loliii'on. K t«-ll:i tcarhcr. Ai.ilit'on Wn lil William O Collr o Slmlrlil M»rij (Vlli-jjt COLLEGE i hi:. IVLaiiii' Frank I Ii- r... il.oMon I ►.•» •! Ii Mm l«-n«-h -r M rrii olli-K( wi; Oil.I.. -In.. . liii'k .Iiin I . Theology IS»|N Sumter So inii i I S Army Moi iii CuIIi-kv Alexander. Paul I S Army Alexander Si la — IS Army ll.miel a ! . P.-i'tor Kir«l Afrirnn lt»|»lii t Church lli,niifi.rt Kv i-iviK ■ S.. student Chicago University Sold iuitli Anna A . Ii 'k Iii i . Morris Collt-iie Goode .lo .-|iliiii.'. t•seller ... Hilion Maddox. KtlirHi.. teacher ...... Morris College My.-r Julia A Prin City School l.ucama. N WliiIii -r. M M . Foreman PrintingOffice Morris College All iinl ni« tiithr liTHuiniRr s«'htM.| nrr ininitrd tv enter I bla -l -| rt un-nt nulr— they have limt uilMi irnl Iraiiniit: to warrant tbier IIItrrill- the lire., wnlllnif ih|Mliii.|il, DRESSMAKING |i| ln-4iit tlii t«-i nrt ineat nm»t have I lie course ia Pi mi "iewiiitf N'o one will l»e roviv eJ throiiith the r»i All will lie |il.itMtlonlpt« Mini any one not -honing «| iitinli for tbe work Wav x- •li.,l,|e l from llir i|e|.«rlnieut DOMESTIC SCIENCE Tbe object ol Ibis course I- III give the |ki|pll the Ulo t {iractical kH.iwle.tKe of luikli anil their |iie|iarntiou lor the table Preliminary Iro-vn-are given in t.iganixahnn -I the klti heu uteotiN uuJ the care of .i|iii| iiient We iiieuiiiMi here a few of the many ut j vt .-on.idrred id ibis department Life Essential —Air. Water, Pixel If.at Combo -n a. Furl Move an.I Katigr an.I their core iMher appliance — Metlimi of '•wklt.ir St inly of Starch Vegetable . Cereal Fruit The rel illon of illice.tion t». coking- Soup , protein beverage , hrea.l. ami tin'll fo. l value- Frozen mixtures. Naiad Cake Cold and hot ■! • eiI- Dii tarie ninl luncheon- and id liort. the multiplicity of subject naturally expected in thU.deparltueiit. Certificate of efficiency are k'ivvu upon the completion of three year work No student will W graduated from the literary department wlio. work in thi department i deficient. TRUCK FARMING In thi deparibient girl and boy have a .pleudld opportunity to learn the latent method in what may be regarded a on or tbe 11 . e-t subject of the hour No family can afford 10 do without the garden Both .• should know how to I.I VE aoj build tb pooreat -rttlenient into the uin»t exemplary in thrif and industry Tbe garden i tbe foundation Tbt leaeon ie itapreaeed again and agate by theory and practice It I a pleasure to ee student vl with each other a to who shall have the "la-et garden. ' THEOLOGY. B. Th- Mill Garrick. Jn» P. teafhrr ...... Morris College 11117 Campbell v C . College Course ... Morris College 1918 Kverettr. F fl S . student ............. Chicago University Above List of the First Graduates of live College Opposite Page The Original Certificate of Incorporation Association competing in football and baseball. By 1936-37. one organization had been added— the Science Club. The year 1937-38 introduced the schools first Greek Letter organization—Alpha Sigma Honorary Society. The Student Council was instituted in 1938-39. In 1943-16. the Cosmopolitan Club was founded to promote the study of social, economic, political and religious topics; the Campus Voice, a Student publication. was also established. Other social activities during that year were the Little Theatre (drama) and the College Chorale. Due to war Conditions, the YWCA and the YMCA consolidated to become the Student Christian Association. The Morris College Choir gained statewide recognition as is justified by the appearance on WSCS- ( hannel 3, Charleston. South Carolina (November 3. 19381. This program was spon- AXXor.WKMKXT 19 Clothing Young Ladies All students will In r-'i|iiir(Nl to observe the following regulations: (11 Wliiti1 drosses. while waists. and whit underskirts for regular school wear is strictly forbidden. (2) For regular school wear: Navy blue skirt . Navy blue waists with caps made to order. (::) For church: Navy blue serge skirts and white waist ' (waists to i c made without- Oindroidery, insertion or lace except neck and wrist ) (-1) Low neck and sliort sleeves are forbidden at ali times. (. ) Lo'v slices or slippers are forbidden. (( ) For all entertainments or commencement orcaisons plain white dresses. (7) Students should bring clothing to conform to aln»vo regulations. Caps will Ik furnished at the College at minimum charges. Costumes must ir. all cases conform to above i-egu lations Chapel I shers. Garden Club and the Smart Stepping Drill Team. The biology Club. Lxegetical Society and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People were available in 1968. The Morris College Chorale was in 1969 still one of the most captivating and active organizations produced by the college. The Chorale was a guest of the various Baptist congregations in a northeastern concert tour. This tour was taken annually. sored in interest of the Council for the Advancement of Small Colleges. By the 1960's social activities at Morris College were well rounded. Among these organization. in I960, were the; Annual Staff. Hornet Newspaper Staff. Men's Senate. Women's Senate. Missionary Society. Baptist Student Union. Fortnightly Literary Society, and the Student Education Association. In 1964. additional clubs included the: Notct Choir (concert). Math Club. i iEXECUTIVE DEPARTM1 VI BY THE SECRETARY Ol STATE CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION Wkereas. ?- :h ir Vir.n 'L«- x i r , ft- St. ..•» C et , f.f t i ft ft % t ( t , • fi - y- «- ■.»« -v l«» .-t mute • the office I' .•• lit-.i|'| utc.l m|it i. 1 hi in 11. ' » 3 V i i j Sf'S t r !• •? . file »nli ihr ?w. ui.ui ..ri’M ; .• i - !• • Ml. Tin) ii j mniiii); •■! tin .1 • » • iui iii..i I. : r • • ., That the xo l ■•it'.iiti iii.n. 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'Ir A. , . ? -» c- J SIXTH That the % !r iit to In- m«..ij-.i4t .l - 7—h . X .w. Till ki i..m I. K M. MiO » V . Seri. n .-f St.itr.ln viitm- ..( iu. i-t! mi i,ic I jikI il iinrn ljt K tliriato, •! Iirirlii .lnl.it. tin .n | £ini t: , ,,j j tiilit j;c. uni ininiiinilirv m-l Mihjrct ill tin liinit.it • m l I il. litm i | x an-l ct. .iiik n Uti l tlicrct-. lilVKX indn nv 111 i ' ■ ‘ f « •4 tl» t'nitol Stitn ol iiKiirj, "• •' Oiij tv. ’V III. itit ir (I. • ml C«M|. ■ itr. nt'i .11 tin n(.;it. i ' •!•:.« XI. III tti. ’ 11 v 1 1 . . .-i .in ' mil lit t : '•. I If. THE GOVERNOR VISITS . .. Governor Richard V "Dick" Riley visited the Campus during the political campaign season in what became a successful bul to become the first Governor in South arolma's history to be elected to a second consecutive term. At right President Richardson. Governor Riley, ( ollege Development Director David Weeks, and local businessman Harvey Senter pose for a quick photo; while below, bit; smiles abound during a festive reception. On the opposite page (topi the Governor poses with a group of lus Homies' from the Piedmont area of the State, while below, greetings from Ms. hvelyn Hall and members ol the student body. SPI'.t IAI KOTI Hunks 10 Ms Angela M Mil-I1.111. lottncr member of tin- Division of Social Sikikcs. Him.'ii. ami I'rc-L.iw Studies for vs riling the A Look Ikuk'' lustnrit.il section.I? iMISS MORRIS COLLEGE 1982-83 VANESSA SUTTON ____________________Vanessa Regina Sutton is the 20 year old daughter of Mrs. Bessie Sutton of Easley. South Carolina and Mr. Clemon Sutton of Philadelphia, Pa. She has two sisters and two brothers. She is a member of Easley Union Baptist Church. Born under the sign of Libra, she displays her Libra characteristics, very well balanced. Miss Sutton was a 1979 graduate of Easley High School. During her high school days, she was active in various activities. She was a cheerleader for the football and basketball teams, and also "Miss Happy .New Year." A senior majoring in Mathemat-ics Secondary Education, Miss Sutton is also a member of the Mathematics Club. Student National Education Association. NAACP, Yearbook Staff, and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. Inc. Her hobbies include bowling, watching football, singing, dancing, talking, and meeting people. Her philosophy of life is "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you."Whit could be i better year but the 75th Anmvcrswy of Morm College to hive such i delightful personality verve is first Udy of the cimpus In the Spring semester of 1982. Miss Vinessi Regini Sutton was selected overwhelmingly by her schoolmates to represent our school as the 1962-8) Miss Morris College. VANESSA'S ACCEPTANCE I would like to give honor to God. my heavenly father, for allowing me to serve in the capacity as the reigning Queen of Morris College. Reigning as Miss Morris College is an honor and a priviledge which I shall cherish for the rest of my life. It is also something for which I owe you my heartfelt qratitude. for you have graciously shown me the path that leads "Somewhere Over the Rainbow". Being a Queen is not an easy task. The position carries many demands and responsibilities which are almost humanly immpos-sible to fulfill. To the Student Government Assodation: for the support you have consistently given, I wish to thank you. For so man times, the absence of your support would have made my realized dreams like puffs of smoke in the wind. To the Administration and Staff: for your encouragement and cooperation unselfishly given and for your willingness to lend an ear to the endless desires and dreams for Morris College. I thank you. To my mothtr, family, and friends: for the support you have given in encouraging me to strive for the best and never settle for the least. I 70September 24. 1982 wi the joyous ocassion for the elegant Miss Sutton A» the lights were toned down, her glowing smile lit the W.H Neal-lota Jones Auditorium On this exciting night, twenty-six campus queens gracefully stroded down the aisle in honor of Miss Morns College. President Richardson graciously crowned the new queen thank you so very much. Words cannot express the joy ! feel in my heart. And espedatly to tht Student Body: for electing me to this prestigious position, and for the love, respect and "Royal Treatment" given to me each and every day of my Reign as Your Queen. I am forever indebted to you. My life has been influenced by many great things that have happened to me. I would like to share a poem by Pauli Murray that has influenced me greatly: Dark Tcstamcnt Pauli Murray O give me a song of hope And a world where I can sing it. Give me a song of faith And a people to believe in it. Give me a song of kindliness And a country where I can live it. O give me a song of hope and love And a brown girl’s heart to hear it. My hopes and dreams have all culminated in this beautiful occasion that I will cherish for the rest of my life. I can only say thank you. one and all but most of all I thank God on high. God bless each of you. God bless everyone of you. 21LINDA STROBLE—1ST ATTENDANT Ms. Linda Tcrcssa Stroble. is a native of Greer, South Carolina. She is the daughter of Ms. Carolyn Stroble and Mr. Dennis Woods. She was born December 16, I960 under the Zodiac sign of Sagittarius, and is the youngest of ten children. She graduated from James F. Byrnes High School in 1978 and entered North Greenville College, Tigerville. South Carolina. Ms. Stroble transferred to Morris College in 1980. She is a senior majoring in Fine Arts with a music concentration. She is a member of Alpha Kappy Mu National Honor Society, the Morris College Chorale and an O.R. Reuben Scholar. She was voted most valuable player of the Morris College Softball Team. 1980-81.1981-82; and was listed in Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities for 1981-82. Ms. Stroble is a member of Cedar Grove Baptist Church where she sings in the Young Adult Choir. CAT D'GREEN—2ND ATTENDANT The Second Attendant. Miss Cathy Arlene Green, is a native of John's Island. South Carolina and is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Green. She is the youngest of four children. She was born on May 11. I960. Cathy is a 1978 graduate of St. Andrews Parish High School. At Morris College she has been engaged in a number of activities. Currently she is President of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, ln and secretary of the Morris College Chorale. She has als» is secretary of the sophomore class, treasurer of the Sunday o. uool. Assistant Ed'tor Yearbook Staff. 1981. Co-Fditor yearbook staff. 19- 2. Cathy was the recipent of the Sarah B. Williams Memorial Scholarship. 1982. She was voted Outstanding Female Sophomore 1980-81. and was listed among Outstanding Young Women of America, 1981.CAMPUS QUEENS HER MAJESTYS COURT OF LOVELY LADIES . . . 2 A host of lovely queens stand anxiously awaiting the arrival of the new queen. The lovely procession continues ABOVE: Little Master Grant, flanked by Little Houck and Dixon, proudly displays the crown while I.LIT: Belinda Randolph and Darryl Thompson emcee the program. dA NIGHT TO REMEMBER I • I lappiness abounds. It is a night to remember. Angela Pollard assures that everything looks nice by handsomely adjusting Phillip Brown's boutinicr. Smiles are everywhere, especially on the face of Ziphia Lumpkin. being escorted by Preshman Class President. Kenny Rose. 2SCLASSES ISSUE CHALLENGE WHO WILL BE THANKSGIVING RALLY LEADERS? FRESHMEN DONATE IN HONOR OF VANESSA EVERYBODY ANXIOUSLY WAITS FOR A TURN AT THE PODIUMSMISS HALL "PERSEVERES” EM BELINDA FIRES AWAY SGA CHALLENGE !9iKAPPA ALPHA PSI BECOMES FOURTH NATIONAL FRATERNITY CHARTERED ON CAMPUS CLASS QUEENS . . . Miss Senior Elaine Hampton Miss Junior Evelyn Myers 33 Miss Sophomore Patricia Dixon Miss Freshman Ziphia LumpkinHONOR "I could start a riot" said Dr. Elizabeth Koontz in a splendid display of common sense oratory. Speaking as a President's Lecture Scries guest, Dr. Koontz began a full day's stay at the campus with a tremendous address. Her visit highlighted a Fall Semester Assembly Series that did much in providing role models for us to follow. "Start a riot for voter registration?" Sounded good to us. Nothing like good old common sense. And that's what the lady talked. It was a great Honor Day! Ac right: Dt. Koontz at her best. Below left: A view of the honorees; while below right: Jacqueline Helton. President of Zete Phi Beta Sorority pins a flower on her Soror.DR KOONTZ DELIGHTS HONOR CONVOCATION WITH COMMON SENSE MESSAGE Letter Corley. Chief Marshall, directs honorees to the reserved section Below. Division Chairpersons and other academic leaders observe the program On the second row. Harry Lash and Barbara Oglesby wear the coveted Morris College Scholar'- ribbons. Below left: Dr. Koontt receives congratulations from Laverne Short for a great message. SH DR LUNS C. RICHARDSON, PRESIDENTOwned and Operated by. The Baptist Educational MORRIS COLLEGE and Missionary Convention of South Carolina Sumter, South Carolina 29150 Telephone (803)775-9371 To the Members of the 1983 Senior Class: Please accept my personal congratulations as you conclude your final year of undergraduate study at Morris College. By coming thus far you have reached a plateau in personal and professional growth which offers the opportunity for you to "depart to serve" society as an active Morris College Alumnus. Yours is a class of special historic significance since it is the class of the college's Diamond Jubilee Anniversary. I hope that you will take this distinction as a challenge to live out the dreams our forefathers had when they established Morris College - that you will be a contributor to the continued growth of our people. This is a serious challenge that you must answer. As you go forth, do not forget dear Alma Mater. Keep in touch with us and inform us of your activities and accomplishments. Carry with you the enthusiasm to serve and the commitment to keep Alma Mater strong so that, as others before you, those after you will be provided the best that our col lege can offer. My best wishes to you in all your future endeavors. Sincerely, Luns C. Richardson President LCR kdd Enter to Learn — Depart to Serve An Equal Opportunity Institution Jason Belk Doralenc Bromcll Evelyn Champion Mayhue Bostic III Myra Butler Virgil Clark Marie Bradford Gloria Byrd Faith Coe ■ I 10 AJacob Dickey Shirley Drayton Paquitta Dixon Melvedean Ford Lestine Fitts Kenneth Duncan Carolyn Frazier Loretta Frison Janette Gee •u Elaine Hampton Kathreen Hayes Jacqueline Helton Dennis 1 lenderson Ruth Ann Holman Beverly Holmes Daisy Green Sheila Gilliard .iJeannetta Horton Cathy Jenkins I.usann Jones Robert Ings Pamela Jenkins John Johnson Jacquelina Johnson Patricia Jones Tonia James 4iRodie Lamb Sheila Lewis Deloris McBride Harry Lash Gayle Little Gwendolyn Me Dow Robert Lewis 1 Michael Little Abigail McDuffie III 4 Ruben McKissick Louise McMillan Sheryl Matthis F.leanor Matthews Eddie Moore Bertha Nixon Abdul Madyun Charles Moore. Jr. Barbara Oglesby 3 Carol Palmer Barbara Prince Linda Peterson Belinda Randolph Birdie Porter LaToria ReedLuevcnia Singleton Thomasina Smith Robert Thorn Ralph Singleton Vanessa Sutton Teresa Stroble Pansy Walker •i? Gloria Tisdale Almcta WaklatsiPrincess Watson Dorothy Williams Ronnie Young i Harry Webb Gwen Williamson Marilyn Wilson The Class Of 198} "Enter to Learn. Depart to Serve.” The motto of dear old Alma Mater will always be a part of this class—the class which highlighted the Diamond Jubilee. A beautiful Miss Morris College, strong leadership in the Student Government Association, the student representative to the Board of Trustees. Who's Who. Honor Roll. Dean's List. O.R. Reuben Scholars, and Morris College Scholars were all parts of this great class. Special thanks to advisor. Mr. Lester T. Corley, for strong leadership and assistance which helped the almighty class of '83 to be the best ever. ITOGETHER WE ARE STANDING Standing together was the theme of the Junior Class. Under the leadership of President Lawrence Miller, the class accomplished many goals, including a representative showing at the 1982 Thanksgiving Rally. The class sold bumper stickers and key chains commemorating the Diamond Jubilee, and raised funds with a car wash. From the Gospel Choir to the l.iterarv Society to the academic clubs and organizations. Juniors stood in the forefront of leadership. As President Miller stated "We are committed to the college s effort to achieve academic excellence." That'S the spirit Juniors. Other Class Officers (L) were Jerry Burns. Willie Zimmerman. Stanley Marshall and (seated) Imogenc Robinson. Renee Armstrong Ronald Barton Carmen Bethea Ann Brooks Miriam Brown Ophelia Brown Joseph Bryson Tommy Burgess a )Althea Condly Della Council Wesley Crawford Milton Curry Dale Davis Sonya Davis Kenneth Dickey Wanda Ervin Warren Frinks Colette Garland James Green Jr. Lucille Gre j; Dearlyn Grier Jerry Hilton Lottie Jenkins Neolis Johnson Jr. Sophia Latimore Annette I.ynas Stanley Marshall Michael Mathis soBenjamin McCray I.ester McCray Marry Montgomery Lena Parson Angela Pollard Willie Postell Cecelia Prince Deloris Robinson TALKING UP OR DOING WHAT THEY DO BEST? Sophia Latimore and Joseph Bryson take a little time for some serious class discussion. Or is it just some late-breaking gossip.1' The dynamics of personal interaction were very much live on the campus as students attempted to keep up , with the news on each other, their classmates and ? everything else. Some o! the popular rumors were concerned with tuition increases for the next semester, who went out with whose boyfriend or girlfriend, somebody got some new clothes, or that Tony Hart s disco would be "on the one." As usual, the stories were all wrong. Oh well, so much for communication. Now-on to the learning Resources Center for some interaction with the books. Sophia and Joseph are members of the Junior class. Quite frankly, instead of gossipping. Joe was really trying to get him a date. As usual. Sophia said no. Better luck next time. Joe! 51Imogen? Robinson Franklin Sanders Deirdrc E. Smalls Robert Smith David Talley Carious Taylor Reynold Tisdale Terri Thompson HAVING FUN . . . Dancing, talking, and clowning around were ways of having fun. Some of the bigtime fun people were Renee Hutchinson, Daryl Wright. David Talley, Cathy Morgan, Linda Scott. Katie Webb and Valerie Wright. Jencll Wilson and Arlene Green kept the girls in I.egare Hall in stitches while "tobo" Norman Robinson and Al Mitchell did the same in Daniels. Pictures right, N'eolis Johnson and Lottie Jenkins are giving a real example of how having fun is really done at Morris College. We are not sure il its a variation of the ever popular "Smurf" or what? Better be careful N’eolis. Billy's only up the road at S.C. State. Fun people on the faculty and staff were Mr. U. Sweeney. Miss Everlyn Hall and Dr. Li Bell. Sure can't forget Ada Boynton. Cynthia Warren Anthony White Bridgette Whittington Willie Zimmerman SiLOOKING AHEAD FOR BETTER OPPORTUNITIES Looking ahead for better opportunities, the Sophomore Class emerged as one of the strongest of the classes. Thanksgiving Rally 1982 saw the mighty Sophomores complete their SI.000 pledge while other classes only satisfied part of their annual pledges. The class also baked cakes and pics and washed cars, all in the spirit of working together. Class officers were John Duncan. Eddie Gore, Teresa Marshall and President Kenneth Armstrong. "We say what we mean and mean what we sav" summed up President Armstrong. The class also commanded a great share of audience at the assembly programs. Dr. Mary Relihan won the Sophomore class raffle and was immediately presented a very neat black and white portable television set. Better opportunities are ahead for this class who did not hesitate to take advantage of opportunity during the 1982-85 academic year. Warren Adams Kenneth Armstrong Camalah Ashe Brenda Baxter Edward Bennette Sylvester Bennette Phillip Brown Lionel Danev S»Laura Davis Irma Dow John Duncan Joanne Durant Julia Durant Wavnc Frinks Micheal Garland Michcal Gary Judy Gee Julia Gibson Zacharette Gillard I.urine Gillens Lynn Graham Robin Grant Johnnie Cire ; Ruby Hammonds Ollic Hampton Thomas ! Icndcrson James Hill Mary Holloman VIFACES OF THE FUTURE Seniors' Graduate Students.' Professors.' Or maybe Social Worker and Medical Doctor, sociologist and botanist.' The list could go on and on. Actually, Mirian Hudson and Beverly Zimmerman are secretary and Vice-President of the Sophomore class, But they, like many others are students who have the promise of being anything that they desire. They arc the faces of the future. Marian is a Social Studies major while Bev is into biology. Active in many activities, they are symbols of campus leadership. And besides that, they are also two extremely attractive young ladies. Right guvs' Sandra Holloman Darryl Houck Hcnninghan Howell Marian Hudson Brenda Jackson TreMeitre Jackson Shelia Jenkins CaSandra Johnson ssQueen Johnson Gary Kinney Vanessa Lancaster Anthony Lcgette Zelma Lewis Wendell Lyons Cheryl McDowell Sophia McDowell Belinda Morris Sharon Moses Brenda Muldrow Jenitta Pinckney STUDY TIME Academics is a very important part of college life. Students realize this soon after enrolling. The instructors here at Morris make sure that the students receive their money's worth in the course of English. Two students, hard at work-study, study, study, study. The fellow at the right gets the work done. Randy "Rerun" Moore is adding the final touches to his "A" paper. While Gary, also a sophomore, is revising one of his papers with the "red mark" of Dr. Relihan. of which everyone is familar with. English is one of the most talked about subjects around the school. If you think that Dr. Relihan is the only English instructor with the "red mark" think again because Mrs. Fisher, Mrs. McKay. Mr. Hardwick and Dr. Calhoun are right behind you!!! sc.Norma Robinson Beverly Scott Linda Scott Annie Session Angela Silver Carrie Simon Robert Spates Winifred Thames Debbie Tisdale Ginger Waiters Robert Washington Shirley Washington Carolyn Williamson Doretha Williams Edward Williams Gary Williams Wila Witherspoon Daryl Wright Beverly Zimmerman Andrea ElmoreSTARTING OUT FOR A BETTER TOMORROW Many upperclassmen have said that "this is the most active group of Freshmen that have been at Morris in a while." This year's class consisted of about 200 members. They held outstanding positions and were known for scholarship, being involved in sports, and showing a great amount of spirit on the cheerleading squad, as well as participation in activities. Freshmen here at Morris College make up about 85% of the Gospel Choir, and also a large segment of the Morris College Chorale. They did a very good job. "We. the Freshman Class of 86 are here to Make a better tomorrow." stated Kenny Rose. President. Class officers were (I. to r.) Kenny Rose. Klainc Choice. Arthur Thompson. Wanda Richardson and F.dward Anderson. Class advisor. Dr. Mary Relihan. did extremely well in her first year as class advisor. Good guidance made for a good class, and Dr. Relihan was tops. Pamela Abrams Fdward Anderson James Brown Celeste Butler Verna Buxton Rosalind Camhel Julius Canty Elaine Choice s«Cynthia Clintscalc Ernest Coleman Irma Conelly Natalie Cooper Gary Davis Joseph Davenport Mamie Douglas I.oubirdie Eldridge EXPLORING THE WORLD OF MEDIA Freshman Christina Smith takes full advantage of the world of media which is quite evident by the Morris College media center. Completed in 1980. the ultra-modern center has all of the latest in audio-visual, radio and television stations and a photo-lab. Dr. Hong. Mr. Richie, and Mrs. Wright were always happy to assist. Darell Engram Jacqueline Gadsden Troy Glover Karen Gordman 59I ley ward I lerbert Linda Hudson Jackie Jacobs Ziphilia Lumpkin Lynn Mickcns Teresa Montgomery Lynette Moses Shawn Munford SERIOUS BUSINESS Getting down to serious business in the Richard-son-Johnson Learning Resources Center. Michael Kelly attempts to mix work and study by perusing a seemingly endless number of books, all for Dr. Ali's research paper. Things were a little easier for Michael. mainly because he is a work study student in the area. Many of us felt right at home because of the long hours spent in the library trying to complete class assignments. Books and buns are all we can see. Priscilla Mungin Jennifer Nowlin George Parson Felecia Randolph c.o SCIENTISM VS. CREATIONISM? Talking about (be goo good old high school days? Reminiscing the good rimes' Comparing classes then with classes now.' All of these things seem to be on the minds of Carolyn. Julius and Alvin. Even though they appear to be trying to out talk each other, actually, we were told that they were arguing the merits of Scientism vs. Creationism and whether or not they should be taught in the public schools. Other going topics were Reagonomics. the state of the economy, the survival of black colleges and. of course, the future of financial aid. What we really want to know is why Carolyn is holding a Oemson Tigers Cup. Afterall, Morris College is the home of the Hornets. Perhaps the real topic for discussion was whether or not the Tigers should have been pur on NCAA and ACC probation for alleged recruiting violations. Ahh, current events. Anthony Reed Kenny Rose Wanda Richardson Samira Rouse Edgar Scarborough Henrietta Shaw Glen Shaw Norma Singletary 61Suzette Smalls Cluistcna Smith Jackie Spann Kelvin Starks Frances Stevenson liridgett Sullivan Julie Sumpter Sharon Swinney Authur Thomas Janice Thomason William Twitty Joanne Vaugh GETTING ACQUAINTED One of the biggest adjustments that a freshman has to make during his first year of college is getting to know people of all ages, marital status and backgrounds. Mere freshman Jerome IX-as get acquainted with upperclassmen Jackie Wise and Valerie Rogers. Jerome seems to be very interested in you Jackie. Better back off Val. I think you're messing up a good thing!!! He's looking at you kid! 2CUTTER UPPERS Are (hey really upperclassmen or what? Could they be freshmen trying out for the Freshmen Talent Show? Could they be starting our first Wrestling Team' No. they’re just clowning around. Senior. Robert Thorn is being headlocked by Terrence Wright. Meanwhile Robert is giving someone a piggyback ride, l-rgabrice Faddy tries to "bodyslam” whoever it is that's riding Robert's back. Gary Cooper and Robert Washington get the thrill of their lives at seeing how the upperclassmen relive their freshmen days. Leave it to the guys of Daniels and they're sure to upset your gourmet meal once you've left the cafeteria. awsS William Watts Katie Webb Lori Wei born Kwajaleyn Williams Roger Williams Jenell Wilson Fred Winestock Anita Wingate Barbara Wingate Carolyn Slater Greg Wright Valerie Wright 63The daughter of one of Sumter's leading Baptist ministers. Belinda began the ear as only the third female SGA president n the last twenty years of the college's history. Very active in the State Baptist Convention, she serves as State Youth President Belinda added much to student enrichment through her leadership on standing and special committees and through her SGA program which wav one of the best ever. At right, she delivers greetings at live Thanksgiving Kails BOSS LADY!!! Belinda Randolph SGA President Bee ause she was tlie female student to raise the highest amount of money for tlie Thanksgiving Rally. Belinda received Miss ( oed honors Above she rules on the lloat with Mr.C oed To tlie right, the SGA President serves as hostess for Governor Dick Rdey.STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION CABINET AND PRESIDENTS COUNCIL PRESIDENT'S COUNCIL FRONT ROW (I to FdwjrJ Williams. Robert Smith, Paquita Dixon. Althea Conelly. Miriam Brown. Stanley Marshall. Jerry Burns. SECOND ROW: Robert Ings. Ronald Barton. Philip Brown. Lawrence Miller. Michael Gary. Raymond Cook. SGA CABINET—Standing (I to r): Robert Smith. Chaplain: Valarie Wright. Assistant Secretary; Lottie Jenkins. Business Manager; Princess Watson. Treasurer; Kimberly Richie. Secretary; Virgil Clark. Trustee Board Representative; SEATED:(I tor): Raymond Cook. 2nd Vice President; President Randolph;Carious Taylor. 1st Vice President. 6SBIOLOGY CLUB Front—Darryl Wright. Vcolctta William , ami David Talley Second—Patricia Jones. Shelia McDowell. Jacqueline Jenkins. Doectha Williams, 'Pawnee Spann and Beverly Zimmerman Third—Ann McBride. Lawrence Miller. Michael Garland. Cynthia Stoddard. I'dora Hr ami in and Derrick Ralls. MATHEMATICS CLUB Front—Paquira Dixon and Kathleen Hayes. Second Gloria Byrd. Mary Fortune Top—Micheal Gary.SOCIAL STUDIES CLUB Front— DjI Davit. Gayle Little. Antaleta Cameron and Gary Cooper. Second—Anthony Legette. Donna Poole. Dorothy Washington and Wesley Crawford Ronald Barton. Edward William . Pamela Jenkins and Phillip Brown CLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS PROVIDED MANY ACTIVITIES . . . Clubs and organizations provided a variety of programs during the semester which were very inspirational, entertaining and educational. Many students were participatants in these affairs that contributed much to their professional and personal growth and development. Belinda Randolph. President of SGA delivered a rousing speech at the SGA assembly. Other participants in the program were Kenny Rose, Kenneth Armstrong, Kim Richey. Robert Smith. Arthur Thompson. Lawrence Miller. Virgil Wiley. Ronald Barton. Dean Black. Carlos Taylor. Raymond Cook. Virgil Clark, and President Luns C. Richardson. The purpose of this program was mainly to introduce the members of the Student Government Association. Another of the outstanding programs held on campus was the annual Miss Omega Pageant (Mardi Gras) sponsored by the Epsilon Lambda Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity. Inc. The affair was held in the Garrick-Boy-kin Gymnasium. Several students participated in the Mardi Gras to make it a successful affair. Among the contestants were: Lori Welborn. Gwen Jackson. Valeric Wright, and Sandra Rouse. The 1982 Miss Purple and Gold. Loretta Frieson and the former Miss Purple and Gold Ladovia Platt also added their talents to make it go smoothly. Miss Gwen Jackson was crowned Miss Omega (Mardi Gras) for the year 1982-83- 67NATIONAL STUDENT BUSINESS LEAGUE From—Myra Butler. Linda Hudson. DoHcnc Bromcll. Althea Conelly. Birdie Porter and Mr. I'. Sweeney Second— Delons McBride. Arlene Green. Ophelia Brown. Carolyn Frazier, Dorothy Washington, and Kennv Hose Third—Jetty Burns. Willie Zimmerman. Milton Curry. Mitchell Adger. Edward Campbell and Warren Frinks. LITERARY SOCIETY I ront Kuthie Jones and Tcrcssa Marshall Back- Marran Brown and Kobett Spates L 68 AMORRIS COLLEGE PLAYERS From—Micheal Kelley. Ruthie Jones. Sandra Rouse. Teressa Marshall. Imogene Robinson and Levern Short Back—Virgil Oark. Flossie Butler. Renea Dennis. Robert Spates Student National Educational Association SNEA Front—Braone Thompson. Pamela Jenkins. Carrie Simon and Robert Ings Seeond— Raymond Cook. Shelia Gillard.Jaerpiclinc Helton. Marilyn Wilson. Mars Fortune and Ronald Barton ( )BAPTIST STUDENT UNION Front -Felicia Randolph, Imogcnc Robinson, and Alma O'Bryant. Second Row—Stanley Marshall. Wesley Craw lord.and Michael Gary. Third Row—Kenneth Dickey. Ronald Baiion, and Kenneth Armstrong. ALPHA KAPPA MU HONOR SOCIETY LEFT Miriam Brown. Delons McBride. Alma O'Bryant, and Teresa Stroblc. 70 -PEER COUNSELORS FRONT— Braaine Thompson. Pamela Jenkins. Sophia I-atti-mofe. Birdie Porter, and Cynthia Warren SECOND ROW— Jerry Burns. Sharon Moses. Shclu Gillard. Robert Ings, Linda Sims. Miriam Brown, and Joseph Bryson DURHAM MINISTERIAL ALLIANCE FRONT ROW—Ronald Barton. Alma O'Bryant, and Mitchell Adger. Second Row—Kenneth Armstrong. Mi-cheal Gary, and Stanley Marshall Third Row—Wesley Crawford. Eddie Moore, and Kenneth Duncan. 7JFRONT ROW—F,dward Williams. Sophia Latimoce. Bra me Tlvompson and Philip Blown SECOND ROW—Ronald Barton, Birdie Potter, Katherine Mayes. Paquita Dixon. and Raymond Cook THIRD ROW—Myra Butler. Pamela Jenkins, Jacqueline Helton. Marilyn Wilson, and Shelia Gillard PRE-ALUMNI CLUB NAACP FRONT ROW—Gary C ooper. Sophia Lutimote. Dale Davis. Althea Conelly, and IXsralene Btomell SECOND ROW—Jacqueline Gadsden. Arlene Green, Lottie Jenkins. Melsedean Ford. Birdie Porter, and Ophelia Brown THIRD ROW—Anthony Legctte. Kenny Rose. Jackie Spann, Wesley Crawford, and Troy Glover.LEGARE HALL SENATE FRONT ROW—Beverly Scott. Althea Conelly. and l.ori Welborn SECOND ROW-Jen.tta Pinckney. Arlene Green. Birdie Porter, and Zelmi U n SITTING—Carolyn Frasier. Myra B-.itlcr. and Gwen Williams STANDING—Jeanette Gee. Ansaleta Cameron. Jacqueline Helton, and Ruthic Jones. DOBBINS—KEITH—WHITENER HALL SENATEBRAWLEY-STARKS SENATE Artliuc Thomas. Edward Willuim and Stanley Marshall DANIELS HALL SENATE SITTING Robert Smith STANDING FROM LEFT TO RIGHT—James Futtkk. Jerry Gainey. Benjamin McCray and Mayhuc lloitk. MORRIS COLLEGE GOSPEL CHOIR GIFTED AND TALENTED . . . FIRST ROW—Linda Richbow. Verna Buxton. Kwadelyn Williams, Della Council and Patricia Jackson SECOND ROW— Colette Garland. Barbara Oglesby. Sheryl Mathis. Rosaline Campbell and Gwen Me Dow THIRD ROW—Terri Thompson. Earlme Williamson and Barbara Fergueson. FOURTH ROW—LouBirdic Eldridge, Ella Mac Williamson. Vanessa Lancaster and Betty Davis FIFTH ROW—Edward Williams. Darryl Wright. Kenneth Dickey. Stanley Marshall. Tommy Burgess and Roger Williams SIXTH ROW—Troy Closer. Lynn Mickcns. Raymond Cook. Phillip Brown and Kenneth Armstrong. GOSPEL CHOIR STUDENT DIRECTOR—Ronald Barton. DRILL TEAM SITTING Julia Durant Linda Scott Gloria Ray STANDING Jacqueline Holmes Mona Crawford Althea Conelly Jacqueline Gadsen Barbara Conelly Irma Coneliy Sophia McDowellMUSIC MAKER MORRIS COLLEGE CHORALE I KON I ROW Tamara Bostic. Anita Brockman. Moo Crawford. Bridget! Sullivan. Birdie Porter. Ginger Watters, Elaine Choice. I.mda Stroble. Lyncttc Moses. Beverly Hampton, Norm Singletary. Mary Stakes. Jacqueline Jacoby JoAnne Vaugh. Gail Scott and Doretha Williams. SECOND ROW—llarry Montgomery. Richard Montgomery'. Antlvony Reed. Robert Spites. Valerie Battles. Hattie Mac hristopher. Karen Simmons. Princess Orr.Jac kie Wise. Wanda Ervin. Kattie Webb. Cynthia Warren. Cathy Green. Lisa Bethea. Delons Thompson. Debra Ihxon and Beverly Brooks THIRD ROW—Virgil Claik. Kenneth lord. Thomas Henderson. Lionel Dancy, lirnest Coleman. Neoliv Johson, James Hill, Arthur Thompson. Greg Wright. James Green. Andrew Jackson. Emanuel Burris. Michael Thompson and James Brown 76GREEKS ALPHA PHI ALPHA FRATERNITY INC SQUATTING—Ofto Taylor and Stanley Marshall. STANDING—Robed Smith. Eddie Moore. Robert Rabb and Raymond Cook ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY CENTER—Cathy Green. STANDING—LEFT TO RIGHT—Myra Butler. Cy nthia Vt'arren. Barbara Oglesby. Valeric Rogers. Sheryl Mathis. Gloria Bryd. Lottie Jenkins and Ansaleta Cameron.DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY INC LEFT TO RIGHT— Diane Raines. Carolyn Fra ier. Jacqueline Jenkins. Kathleen Hayes. Pamela Jcnkinv. Shelia GUIard. Vanessa Simon. Paquna Dixon and Princess Watson. 7X OMEGA PSI PHI FRATERNITY INC SQUATTING—Levetn Short. Dairy! Thompson and Hetman Smalls STANDING—Mt U. Sweeny. Hairy Lash. Ralph Singleton. Jason Belk. Virgil Chile. Michael little and Mi. Thompson (Advisor!PHI BETA SIGMA FRATERNITY INC LEFT TO RIGHT—Ronnie Young »nd Robert Ings BACK—Virgil Wiley and Tommy Burgess.KAPPA ALPHA PSI FRATERNITY SQl'ATTING—Mklud Matlus.JohnJohnson, Terrence Wright and Aldin Mitchell. SECOND ROW—Joseph Bryson. Robert Thorn. Tyrone Sellers. Willie Postell and Rodie Lamb. THE GREEK EXPERIENCE . . . (Autographs of Fellow Greeks) 80DR. JAMES 0. RICH, PRESIDENT Baptist E. At. Convention of South Carolina82 DR. W.H. NEAL, CHAIRMAN BOARD OF TRUSTEES, MORRIS COLLEGE CENTRAL ADMINISTRATION Julia Wells Title III Coordinator Governmental Relations and Institutional Research Officer Dr. Gerald Polinsky Management Specialist Nina Brown Secretary, Office of the President Daisy Whittleton Secretary, Governmental Relations Pamela China Secretary. Governmental Relations Dr. Anna D. Reuben Academic Dean I.ester Corley Assistant Academic Dean, Director of Basic Studies ACADEMIC AFFAIRS Dr. Jessie Taylor Coordinator of Academic Services I x . V Carter Jean Frierson Secretary. Basic Studies ' Marsha White Secretary. Office of the Academic Dean k tQueen Spann Director of Admissions and Records John McCall Recruitment Officer Tonia Harriott Secretary. Admissions and Records Gloria McBride Records Clerk. Admissions and Records Daisy Alexander Tutor. Basic Studies Program Mallalieu Person Tutor. Basic Studies Program ssJoseph Richie Media Assistant I Beatrice Golden Library Asststant Circulation Gloria Brewer Cataloguer P.L. Walters Reference Librarian Haretha Rhodes Library Assistant Scrials Mytle Wright Secretary Delia Cole Clerical Secretary B. Fulwoud Library Assistant CatalogingLIBRARY AND MEDIA CENTER PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT Clara B. Gordon Head Librarian Dr. Inja Hong Director of the Media Center J. David Weeks Director of Planning and Development Andy Jefferson Alumni Affairs Officers Kim Dingle Secretary Rose Marie Hudson Public Relations Officer Minnie Washington Secretary Rev. R.W. Stallings Church Relations OfficerBUSINESS AFFAIRS Dr. George Heelan Director of Business Affairs Wihelmcnia Owens Coordinator of Financial Services and Chief Accountant Roy Graham Personnel Officer and Coordinator of Business Services Marlene S. Burgess Cashier Audrey P. Neal Assistant to the Coordinator of Financial Services Margaret White Data and Purchasing Clerk KKAnnette Hill Switchboard Operator Clopell Rhodes Bookstore Manager and Mailroom Supervisor Sandra S. Gibson Financial Aid Officer Marguerite 1). Wilder Clerk. Assistant to Financial Aid Officer Lee H. Burns Supervisor. Buildings and Grounds Shirley Wells Security Officer. Night PBX Operator $ )STUDENT AFFAIRS Marion Newton Assistant to the Dean of Student Affairs Ora Spann Coordinator of Counseling Eliza E. Black Dean of Student Affairs Valencia Edwards Secretary. Counselor Alta Moses Secretary Ada L. Boynton Coordinator of Student Affairs Bert Lewis College Minister vo 'sup‘tcncr Urenc ra lev "ammy Gary nids Hall J mcs Rawlinson anicls Hall Andrew Jackson Hrawley-Scarks I 91DIVISION OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS Dr. Richard Smith Director Associate Professor 9 i Ebenezer Fowler Instructor Audrey Gibson SecretaryUlysses Sweeney, IV Instructor Leonard Thomas Instructor Dr. Gene I.ohrke Jim Sloan Associate Professor Assistant Professor (Part-time) Michael Brandstadter Instructor (Information Science)(Part-time) 93DIVISION OF EDUCATION Dr. Iantha Beckett Chairman Associate Professor Everett J. Thompson Associate Professor Part-time Margaret Davis Assistant Professor Matthew Ramsey Tutor Carol Bowens Secretary 94Dr. Savita Joshi Professor Dr. Martha Daffron Professor Robert L. Laney Direccor Cooperative Education. Career Planning and Placement Venetta Joye Secretary Sylvia Nelson Instructor 9SDIVISION OF NATURAL SCIENCES AND MATHEMATICS Dr. Radman Ali Chairman Professor Dr. John Perkins Assistant Professor Sara Knuckles Assistant Professor Annie Curtain Assistant Professor Gilbert Anderson Instructor Alex Palmer Osvaldo Micr Instructor Assistant Professor 96Evelyn Hall Chairman and Professor Director of Special Programs Patricia Ali Assistant Professor Dr. Roger Van Dyke Assistant Professor Ruth Everson Baker Instructor Special Programs Counselor DIVISION OF SOCIAL SCIENCES, HISTORY AND PRE-LAW STUDIES Dr. Paul Elliot Assistant Professor Dr. Richard T. Bohan Associate ProfessorDIVISION or HUMANITIES Dr. Sycd Amanuddin Chairman. Professor Dr. Mary Rclihan Assistant Professor Dr. Pontheolla T. Williams Associate Professor Dr. Franklin Colclough Visiting lecturer • k Dr. Alice Calhoun Assistant Professor Sister Marie Donovan Assistant ProfessorDr. Liz Bell Professor Carolyn McKay Visiting Instructor James Miott Instructor Dr. Homer Nicholson Associate Professor Associate Professor Gregory Thompson Instructor 99 Lincoln King Associate Professor John Harwick Assistant ProfessorTHE MORRIS COLLEGE SCHOOL Of RELIGION loo Rev. Joh II. Gillison InstructorPREPARING MINISTERS ANI) CHRISTIAN SERVANTS FOR SERVICE The School of Religion has devised programs geared to prepare persons for the ministry, at whatever level these persons might be found, provided such individuals arc willing to make the efforts necessary to lift themselves to the point where they will be proficient in their area of performance. The School of Religion has to its credit a record of developing preachers and Christian workers. A most unique training plan produced by the School has been its ability to train persons for the B. Th. and B.D. Degrees who have been willing to share their training with others in local Communities through the School of Religion's Extension Continuing Education Programs. The School of Religion curriculum embraces the classical subjects as exemplified in the traditional theological rootage; and the contemporary approach as exemplified by new directions in clinical training. 101DINING HALL WAFF Helena Choke. Edward Kuih. Emma Pttoleau. Emnu English. Rota Greene (.Morning Supervisor). Elizabeth Oitftdiitc and Hairy Jenkins A. Douglas Food Services Manager Patricia Korncgay Assistant Edna Wiley (Evening Supervisor). Essie Hudson. Janie Prioleau. Mary Alke Prioteau. Malikah Madyun and Harry RushMAINTENANCE STAFF Top Photo—Oralce Britton. Dora M Miller. Rub) M Burroughs. and Ada M. Wilson. Boston Photo—Martin Holloman. William Ridurdson. Eugene Horne. Roosevelt Wilson. James Dennis and Harris Gaymon. Rev. L.H. Burns Director of Phy sical Plant and Chief of Security 10 SPECIAL PROGRAMS • • • ■ President I.uns C. Richardson addresses an l'p-ward Bound Assembly. Anila 1-awvwi Secretary Kuilxll Muldrow Secretary ti-irina IOIA LOOK AHEAD ... HIGHLIGHTS -I'V'MB POSES, POSES, POSES ... 1982-8) was a year of significant activities highlighted by lecture scries, visitation days and assembly programs. Students took advantage of the opportunities by attending and participating in the many events. At left Zi-phia Lumpkin is crowned Miss Freshman at the Annual Talent Affair as attendants look on. Julius C. Cook and family take a pose at Parents Day (lower left! while below Freshmen Class President Kenny Rose gives a classic "Face of the Future" pose. The man certainly is not camera shy. 10simRODUCTION Ms. I: clyn Hall. Chairperson of the Division of Social Sciences. History and Pre-Law Studies, and Advisor to the Social Studies Club, begins the jwogram by outlining the rules of the debate and introducing the judges. DEBATE The Social Studies Club sponsored debate on the United States Constitution was one of the most exciting assemblies of the year. Two three-person student teams presented arguments in the affirmative and the negative on the relevancy of the constitution today. Above, fulward Williams makes Ins point while right. Anseleta Cameron, a teammate, follows through. 106Above. a shot of both teams as they ate introduces) by Ms Hall; while at right Phillip Brown responds to the arguments presented by live other side with some facts of his own The debate stimulated Oliver students to take a good l x k at the constitution as America s most precious historical document Both teams did an outstanding job.DEFINITELY TIME FOR SERIOUS S'HJDY 10 )Class of ’83 shows Variety at annual talent showltlSPECIAL CITATION TO 1982-83 SEAC CHAMPIONS The Morris College Hornets NAME CLASS POSITION HEIGHT WEIGHT HOMETOWN Belk, Steven Soph. G 6-2" 175 Albany, GA Bowman, Zackery Soph. G 5-10" 165 Charleston. SC Deas, Jerome Fresh. F 6 5" 165 Charleston. SC Green, James Jr. J'- F 6-5" 175 Turbeville. SC James, Andrew III Fresh. G 5-11" 144 Conway, SC Laster, Curtis Fresh. F 6-2" 184 Albany, GA Lewis, Dennis Soph. G 6-0" 180 Ocalla, Fla. McKissick, Ruben Senior G 6-9" 190 Jonesville, SC Rutledge, Donnie Senior F 6-4" 180 Shreveport, LA Sellers, Tyrone Senior F 6-8" 185 Holly Hill, SC Shaw, Glen Fresh. G 5’-10" 159 Lane, SC Washington, Robert Soph. F 6-0" 170 Georgetown. SC Sneed, Darryl E. Senior G 6-0" 180 Albany. GA And Head Coach Clarence Houck 1982-83 SEAC COACH OF THE YEAR CONGRATULATIONS!!!SPIRIT BOOSTERS People Pepper-Uppers ... Despite the losses we suffered, the cheerleaders were always there to keep the spirits soaring. There was something about this cheerleading Squad that the "M.C." Hornets had never seen—magic. The magic that help to keep the fans excited and on their toes, as well as that of others. CHEERLEADERS (left) Top—Sharon Sweeney ami Robin Cassidy. Middle—Ziphilia Lumpkin and Retina Rainey Kneeling—Miram Hudson. Frances Stevenson, and Angela Silver 11J Cheerleaders pose with their advisor. Ada Boynton (Top Photo!cm SO HOT, WE CAN’T BE STOPPED!! SO nor HE CANT BE STOPPED’ Claflin's basketball club can not handle 20 Curtis Laster as he goes up foe a jump shot to add another two points to the Hornets score. WAY TO GO SELLERS! Tyrone Sellers lets Claflin's player know that he is perfectly capable of handling the round hall as he brings it down the court for a possible two points. REBOUND KING” Ruben McKissick lets the boys know that he is in no play ing mood as lie out jumps them all for the rebound. SEVILLE GUNS TWO! Seville lets everyone know that he is the real deal" as he makes a jump shot for two points mACTION AT ITS BEST . . . Below: Picture 1—Tyrone (Ice) Sellers jfil hits a jumper as Reuben McKissick 50 looks on. Right: Picture 2—M.C. Cheerleaders cheering on the Hornets during a time out. Lower Lett: Picture $—Jerome Deas 25 and Zackery Bowman ff 5 goes alter a rebound during a game with the Gatlin Panthers. i h. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________THE SWEET THRILL OF VICTORY . . . Left: Picture 4—Curtis taster 20 frowns after he loses the bail. Lower Left: Picture 5—Zachcry Bowman hits a layup as Jerome Dcas trails. Below: Picture 6—Donnie (Dr. Love) Rutledge scores two points as a Claflin player tries to block his shot. U'SLAM!! SLAM SLAM!! "All for the Hornets stand up and holler" The true excitment of the game was when a player slam-dunked the ball for a quick two points. At the left the crowd peers anxiously at a stolen pass in the Claflin game. Curtis I.aster (lower left) demonstrates the dunk in true form as a frustrated Claflin player commits a foul attempting to stop him. Below—Excitment is in the air as the crowd rises to a frenzy at the dynamic slam! At right. "Grove" McKissick follows the slam . with a layup of his own. Too bad Claflin. Hornets arc dynamite!!!! |Xi'S AM- K tx fclis a M_ T L JfcLADY HORNETS WOMEN S BASKETBALL TEAM STANDING—Anthony White, Assistant Coach. Felecia Randolph, l.otretta Erietson Graham. Jackie Oxdine. Cynthia Nelson. Marie Jones. Zelma Lewis. Su ette Smalls. Sophia l.attimore. Scorer, Pricilla Rice. Coach. KNEELING—Cynthia Clinkscales. Pricilla Munguin. LIGHTING FAST Right—We have the lighting fast Cynthia Clinkscales. better known as CC. who has led the 1 lornet girls basketball team to several fast breaks. I .MlA LOT OF HUSTLE!! SHARP SHOOTER No need to look, just put the points on the board! You can be sure its going to fall when Cynthia Nelson is on the line. GET ON DOWN MS. PRESIDENT Don't look now Belinda because it is your chance to score some points. As the cheerleaders would say—let me see you get down! Belinda, our SGA President, demonstrates her athletic ability against the opposition. DID IT FALL? Make that free throw Suzette because we really do need it to win the game. She did. 121GET BACK!! Right—Make way gills Ive-rc coincs Lighting Law CC On another fast break scoring (wo more points Below—Step back Benedict and let the Hornets show you how to do their thing, because there is no one who can do it like the Hornets can III125PEOPLE HAVING FUN ... STUDENT LIFE FROM BEING SERIOUS TO QUITE M1SCHIEV10US Getting together to study, going to the Learning Resources Center or to the residence hall mini libraries, heavy talks about the issues of the day on the yard and in dormitory rooms were all a part of student life. For relaxation we walked downtown to check out the stores. Sometimes we played volleyball, and basketball. Backgammon was the most popular game. Some of us did a lot of reading. Novels, fiction, magazines and the bathroom walls were most popular. "Another World.” "The Young and the Restless..I'he Guiding Light." and "General Hospital." were among the most popular soap operas. Unfortunately "Texas" was taken off of the air. Beverly Brooks. Linda Scott. Doretha Williams. Cynthia Warren. Jacqueline Gadscn and Janice Brown were soap opera experts. Not to mention Chris Coleman. Sports was the order of duty for most of the fellows (next to I-cgare Hall, of course). Another popular TV show was "Night Rider." Dallas, theJeffersons. Falcon Crest. Hill Street Blues. Quincy, and Gimme A Break were also well watched by the Morris College Family We also played bingo, watched SGA sponsored movies and attended basketball games. l or devilment, some anonymous persons accidentally "borrowed" the dining hall silverware. The playboys of the campus moved from dorm to dorm playing Don Juan and Rudolph Valentino.STEPPIN’ IN STYLE TOP LEFT—Some of the member of I elta Sigma Theta Sorority seem to be into the experimenting of formulas Jackie Jenkins. Pansy Walker, and Katreen Hayes seem to be discussing how to avoid blowing up the building. BOTTOM LEFT—Don't tell us that you have had us fooled at this time' Sophomore Teressa Marshall seems to have forgotten what her sex is as she attempts to enter the men's restroom of course, site was just kidding) A BOV E—Shoes— Feet -and-Toes These unidentified students are not ashamed to let the holes hang out and the smells go free. LEFT—True Lose in friendship Lottie Jcnkinsand Sophia Latimorc are not ashamed to demonstrate their valuable friendship in public. Ham it all. girls! 1 5RELAXATION AND HARD IVORK Listening to the music of our favorite entertainers including the chorale. Gospel Choir. J.J. Johnson. Anthony Williamson and Valerie Battles and Thomas Henderson high-lighted assembly programs. Popular groups were Vanity 6, Prince. Times, and Cameo. Male vocalists Luther Vandrose. Lionel Richie. Marvin Gave, Michael Jackson and Stevie Wonder joined female vocalists Janet Jackson. Diana Ross. Melba Moore and Jennifer Holiday in delighting us. The top five songs of the year were: 1) Sexual Healing—Marvin Gaye 2) She Loves Me Back—Luther Vandross 3) Truly—Lionel Richie ■I) Muscles—Diana Ross 5) Young Love—Janet Jackson Me and my Twin seem to be whit Dorctha Williams is saying as she looks at the skeleton. Could Rutlne Jones. Tetessa Matshall. and Kemta Meyers really be studying or |u%t making it seem as if they are into the academics' If they are really studying, their smiles and pleasant faces show that they enjoy their work 126Looking fot something? Rcnita Meyers look in the trash can for something Maybe she should hive been a little more careful. Work and More Work Computer courses require spending extra hours of stud ing in order to stay on top of time. Jason Itelk and Virgil Wiley appear to know how to stay on the right road to hard work and good grades. When they arc not cracking on the ladies they are cracking on pecans. Lcvern Short. Jason Belk, Ralph Singleton, and Herman "CoCo" Smalls enjoy their leisure time conversing with one another and other things Herman, what's in that cup' IXsn't worry, we trust you and we know that it is only kool-ade from the dining hall. 1 27IT’S A SERIOUS MATTER . .. The most serious side of student life was study. Upper left Ann Watson and duties Moore do not seem to be just having a casual conversation. Look at the smiles on their faces. Ann. what is the man talking about' Upper right Zackary Bowman is sure to be able to summerue the chapters in this book. It must be interesting becuase he's been there for over two hours now. Left David Talley, please pot your paper back into your notebook and pot the books back on the shelves because it is (slam to sec that it is fake material" Eat your heart out and mine books to you With all of those books, you are sure to get a grade of A Right It looks to be a venous matter, '' Ann McBride takes her work to be no joke or smiling matter as she works on a formula 128 LEISURE TIME . . . ABOVE—Sometime it is so turd to use the telephone in the dormitories due to the long siting lines Well. Sophia Lati-mote just couldn't wait in line, therefore she went to the corner booths. So it must have been an emergency. It probably is incotrect to assume that she is calling home foe money, which can get to be a real emetgency after a while When her parents find out what she is calling for. they will probably hang up and use the money for the long distance telephone call that they accepted ABOVE RIGHT You can t walk down there’ Willie Austin is so involved into his work that he is willing to work anyplace, even on the floor. BOTTOM RIGHT Who will win. Mike or Curtis? Michael Mathis and Curtis I ester rake advantage of the recreational time by playing a game of ping pong. I toMR. DOUGLAS’ CUISINE LOWER LEFT—As Lottie Jenkins laughs. Bird-ie Porter is amazed to see her food move on her plate. Poor thing, should she eat it or should she not. LEFT—The whole gang meets in the school s cafeteria for a very delicious meal. From left to right: Jackie Helton. Anseletta Cameron. Herman Smalls, Marie Bradford. Jackie Johnson. Dorothy Williams and Myra Butler. BELOW—The doors have just opened and everybody is rushing to eat. Don't push Anthony. There is enough for everyone. Hey Beverly, get in line. No cutting! The dining lull was tlie source of much conversation Under new management. Mr. Douglas, many improvements were made. A luscious salad bar. better deserts and overall food quality and variety made eating in Daniels Dkling I lall a pleasurable experience. Big caters such as Winded Lyons. Linda Scott. Randy Moore. Anthony Todd. Su ciic Smalls. Priscilla Mungin and Robert Washington led tin- way in seconds, thirds and fourths of our daily appetizers. Daily music was provided by Timothy Flowers. Norman Robinson and James Brown (boxes). HIDORMITORY LIVING . . . Dennis "Magic’l.ewis takes a little time off for relaxation. Sometimes you just get tired of the hustle and hustle of college life. Then its time to pack it all up and do as Dennis is doing. Talk about an experience—try dormitory living!! Study, play games, socializing and of course, watching televison were a part of the experience. Becoming friends with many different people was the most rewarding of the experience. Problem solving was the task of the senates. I.egare Hall. Brawley-Starks Hall. Daniels Hall, and Dobbins-Keith-Whitener Hall were all hubs of activity—our homes away from home. Most of us had two or three room-mates who quickly became pals and best buddies. We had socials, dances, bake sales as fundraising projects for the Thanksgiving Hally. The biggest problems were noise and roaches. We attempted to solve these problems by establishing quiet hours (It actually worked, sometimes) and by telling the more untidy students not to bring food into the rooms (it barely worked, but we tried bard anyway). The dorms were sprayed at least once per month. Students helped to maintain supeivision through the Residents Assistant Program. Some of the more lively dormitory people were Charles Brown. Daryl Houck. Al Mitchell, and Joseph 13 rDavenport. Also. Beverly Scott. I.isa Gainey. Sandra Hollomon, Ziphia Lumpkin, and Gail Myers. On the quiet side were Rodie Lamb. Carol Frazier, Birdie Porter, Cynthia Warren. George Parsons, and Lena Parsons. Loudmouths were Gwen Williamson. Mclvedean Ford, Ruth Ann Holman, and Andrew James. III. Darryl Wright and Ncolis Johnson. Jr. were good decorators, assisted by David Talley. Other helpful folk were Christopher Coleman and Sophia Latimore. CHEESE! TAKE MY PICTURE. Ah. come on fellows, it looks as if someone got the word that the photographer was coming. Gregory Style. Roger Williams, and Edward Anderson (Above) demonstrate that with study, and rest, good grades can be made. It sure beats running around the campus, listening to loud music, and making low grades. To the left, Marion Pinckney is watching television (ETV, of course), but at the same time has his mind focused on his work during quiet hours in Daniels Hall. D3UNTIL NEXT YEAR . . . Memories of student life are life-long memories to all of us. especially we who arc planning on graduating and entering the "real" world. Carolyn I razicr and Faye Prince seem to be summing up the good times and the bad times of their Morris College experience. The books, the many student activities, the good times in the dormitory and in the city, the various cultural enrichment experiences, our times in class—and most of all. the many friends all made the experience a worthwhile one. These memories will be with us forever: “Morris our college dear With hearts filled with cheer We come to thee Throughout life's checkered ways Thy name we'll ever praise Teacher of youthlul ways All hail to thee." A LOOK BACK: SPECIAL EVENTS HIGHLIGHTS CLASS OF 1982 DEPARTS TO SERVE The 71st Baccalaureate Commencement exercise featured Dr. Samuel Proctor, Professor of Hducaton, Graduate School of Education, Rutgers University as guest speaker. Eighty members of the class entered the work force to serve the community. The Commencement was well attended with seemingly 1500 plus persons present. Dr. Proctor delivered a soul-stirring message which provided words of wisdom to both the graduating class and to those who aspire to be graduate one day. Above: Michael Forehand, outgoing SGA President receives words of congratulations from President Richardson and Dr. W.ll. Neal. Chairman of the Board of Trustees. To the left. Gloria Mungo gives a lovely smile as Queen Spann. Director of Admissions and Records. looks on.ALUMNI DAY WAS TIME OF REFLECTIONS Alumni Day was a time for graduates to come together to reflect on old times as well as to welcome the new Class of 1982. Brenda Dixon. National Alumni President, brought a successful tenure to an end and turned the presidency over to Dr. Bennie Anderson. Dr. Bernice Stukes-Mose. a professor and coordinator of special Education at South Carolina State College delivered an inspirational Banquet address. Highlight of the Banquet was the announcement of a gift of $5,000 from Dr. W.l;. Price, a member of the class of 1924 and a graduate of Morris College High School in 1920. The gift will lx used to endow a scholarship and to the Alumni support fund. The interest from the fund is to lx- expended annually in three equal shares to a deserving male and female student and the alumni association. Students shall lx selected with emphasis on character as well as scholastic ability. The award will lx presented as the "W.E. Price and Ada Lee Price Memorial Scholarship Fund." Above l)r StukcvMmc delivers the Banquet address. Above right—Dr. W.l; I'rKe ami President Richardson Right— Brenda Dixon, outgoing National Alumni Association President tads faicwcll to live group. I J6 DR. CANTY SPEAKS FOR SCHOOL OF RELIGION CONVOCATION On Tuesday, October 12, the Rev. I)r. Ralph V. Canty, outgoing president of the Progressive National Baptist Convention, and pastor of Savannah Grove Baptist Church. Effingham, was the guest speaker for the opening convocation of the Morris College School of Religion. The Convocation, a tradition at the College, was held at 11 a.m. in the Neal-Jones Auditorium. Canty. A Sumter native, received his B.D. and D.D. degrees from Morris College. He has also studied at the Interdenominational Theological Center. Atlanta. Georgia. 1 Ic serves as president. Job's Mortuary Inc.,; vice president. Savannah Grove Branch. NAACP; vice worthy father. Sons and Daughters of Job. Grand Lodge; and noble grand. Gamecock Lodge, United Order of Odd Fellows. Photos—(Above) Dr. Canty chat with student Jacqueline Dickey and a visitor from the city. Middle—Platform quests and program participants included (left to njjhtl President Richardson. Dr. Canty. Dean Isaiah Harvey, and Dr 1.AX' Williams (Bottom) Congratulations are received from students (I to r) Wesley Crawford. Ronald Barton, and Roberta Brown, as Ralph Singleton looks on. 13:FAMILY AFFAIR Paren» Day provided a wonderful opportunity for the immediate campus family and the families of live many students to come together in a grand reunion Parents were treated to informational sessions, a student talent hour, and a special dinner Highlight of the day was the crowning of the Mother of the Campus. Mrs. Catherine McCaw Jenkins of Dalrell. SC receised the honor A member of Joshua baptist Church. Mrs Jenkins serves on the missionary society and usher board She also sings on the Senior Choir Pictured above. Mrs Jenkins poses with President Richardson and her three daughters who are presently students (I tori Pamela. Cathy and Jacqueline Four other children have attended Morris College in the past To the right, student Kenneth Dickey introduces his mother to Dean Ivli a Black (center) 1 iPRE-THANKSGIVING PROGRAM HONORS DR. PAULINE THOMPSON A special Pre-Thanksgiving Program was held on Wednesday evening. November 24. The program was labeled the "Harvest Festival Rally." sponsored by the Woman's Baptist State Convention. Dr. Mamie Coker, first vice-president of the Convention, presided in the absence of Dr. Anna Reuben. Convention, presided in the absence of Dr. Anna Reuben. Convention president. who was absent due to illness. The program honored the late Dr. Pauline Thompson of Pendleton. SC... a former Trustee Board member, and outstanding worker in the Woman's Convention. The Women also raised nearly $50,000 toward their Thanksgiving Day effort. Pictured left. Dr. C.oker presides it the program; while below members of Dr. Thompson's family ate recognized for then attendance. 159THANKSGIVING RALLY HIGHLIGHTS FUNDRAISING Activities scheduled for Morris College Thanksgiving Day Homecoming included an alumni reception, the annual Thanksgiving Rally Program, and the annual Homecoming Parade. The school set the Thanksgiving Rally goal at $500,000 which represented half of the $1 million annual goal. The rally was the major fund raising affair for the college. The day began at 7 a.m. with a sunrise service sponsored by the baptist Student Union in the Lecture Room of the Wilson-Booker Building. The alumni reception began at 10 a.m. in the library of the Wilson-Booker Science Building. Alumni reports on the Thanksgiving Rally were made at that time. Rev. Dr. W.H. Neal, Sr., chairman. Morris College Board of Trustees, was the guest speaker at the annual Baptist Family program, which began at 1! a.m. in the Garrick-Boykin Gymnasium. The homecoming parade began at 1:30 p.m. at the intersection of llarvin. Telephone, and Oakland Streets, and proceeded north on North Main to the campus. HoTHE RALLY NETTED OVER $275,000 TOWARD GOAL Morris College President, Dr. I.uns C. Richardson, says over $275. XX was raised at the annual Rally Program held Thanksgiving Day. "Reports from the Baptist Educational and Missionary Conventon and its auxilartes. the Morris College faculty, staff and student body, alumni, and the Sumter business community have given us a good start toward our goal of SI million." Richardson said. The Rally is the college's major fund-raising affair and monies raised will go for general operations. campus improvements and the Endowment Fund. Thanksgiving Day activities also served as celebration of the College's 75th Anniversary. Oppose pige top The IXamood Jub.lee Seal ,s rather 'mp°',n bchind I Neal, guest speaker Oppos.tr page b «om Vanessa Sutton. Miss Moms College, g.ses htttor, cal background on Moms College durmg the program Top cr 1.000 persons ere present for the Ralls Uft l r HKha.dsssn receives g.f, from State YWA Pres,dent. Dr Arabella R h Above Pres.dent JO R.ch pres.des at the I LOVE THE PARADE The 1982 Homecoming Parade highlighted a lull schedule of activities on Thursday. November 25. 1982. The center of attraction this year was the charming Miss Ollie I lampion, a sophomore from Camden. South Carolina, who was crowned Miss Homecoming. The parade was comprised of several entries from members of the Morris College family, distinguished dignitaries, the Sumter Community. the Baptist Family of South Carolina, and several high school bands. The 1982 Homecoming Parade was a very exciting event. Right That's right. Now roe a tune. Mayewood High School Hand because I just love the way you play. This Hand got off. They had everybody jumping up and down. Below The Miss Homecoming float wav very elegant. I I;Left: These two little guys had front row scats as they saw the whole Parade coming through the From gate. The one at the wheel is Tommy, son of Nina Brown, the President s secretary. The other one is a good friend who he will meet Tommy again next year. Same place, same time, same tractor. Below Miss AKA. Lottie Jenkins, is enjoying her ride in the Thanksgiving Parade. Lottie is looking very pretty as she looks and greets the crowd with her smile Her driver is Kay rnond Cook She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha. He is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha” Left: Step. Step. Step. Left. Right. Left. That's it girls, keep in stepgirls as you march through the front gate at Morris. You all look so pretty in your school colors. These majorettes, like many other young ladies, added a special touch to the parade. 1 liDecember ushered in the Christmas spirit on the campus. A beautiful Christmas tree lit the campus and put us all in a spirit joy. peace, and goodwill. Student Affairs sponsored the annual ' I.i htini: of the Green." and and the Whole-Morris College family gathered to sing Christmas Carols and to receive bags of fruit. A Christmas dance was held in the Garrick-Boykin Gymnasium. A special feature of the Christmas season was the decorating of the dor- mitory doors. This year's doors were fabulous, The Morris Chorale rendered an outstanding Christmas concert. Top left, the ('hiotnias tree heightens up tlic campus with Ix-autitul colored lights Top right, vnthi.i Warren and Sophia l.atimore's door looks good in Lcgarc Above, students gather full of joy and tlu- linvtm.iv puit at tin- "l.iglitmg of tlx- Green,” To tlic tight Anita Green. Bra ine Tltompst and Gertrude McFadden provide a lively door in l obbi Kcith'Whitcner HallHARD WORKING PEOPLE . . . 1«J8 HORNET STAFF: Bflow—WAYNE FRINKS (layout) Right; DORKTHA WILLIAMS (layout) and SOPHIA I.ATI MORE (copy); Bottom ULYSSES SWEENEY (coadvoort. ARLENE GREEN (typiic) and ROBERT WASHINGTON (spotts) I IK K PTop—CAROLYN FRAZIER eJitor iypm'. DAVID WEEKS (adviM»X -«n.J CASANDRA JOHNSON (copy Left—JOSEPH BRYSON (byout) Above—LINDA SCOTT (copyX NOT PICTURED BEVERLY BROOKS (spomt. DAVID TALLEY (cops . VANESSA SUTTON (typist and FAYE PRINCE (copv 14$SENIOR DIRECTORY BULK. JASON Albany. GA Major Business Administration Member of Morris College Basketball Team 1979 80. Business Club. Bro. Omega Psi Pin Fraternity Inc.. Dean of Pledge of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc.. 1981 82. and Sargeant at Anns for Omega Psi Pin Fraternity Inc. BOSTIC. MAY1IUE HOW ARD III Chester. SC Major: Fine Arts Minor: Media Arts Virgo Secretary; Assistant Secretary of Daniels Hall Men's Senate. Morris College Chorale NAAC.P. YMCA. Pre-Alumni Club. Morris College Players. President; Secretary; Vice Presidents of Xi Epsilon Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.. Library Committee of the SGA Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History. Inc. Outstanding Young Men ol America and IXan's List BRADFORD. ALICE MARIE Da ell. SC Major: Business Administration Capricorn Business Club. Basketball. BROMELL. DORALENF. Plantersville. SC Major Business Administration Scorpio National Student Business League. NAAC.P and Pre-Alumni Club. BUTLER. MYRA MARIE Bishopville. SC Major: Business Aquarius President of DKW' Senate. Treasurer of National Student Business League. Parliamentarian of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., and Peer Counselor Dean's List 1980 and 1982 BYRD. GLORIA Greenville. SC Major Mathematics Scorpio President of Legate Hall Senate. Treasurer of Sophomore Class. Treasurer of Mathematics Club for l years. Treasurer of SGA 19H1-H2 IXan of Pledges of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., i' si-s.’ and Vice President of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. 1982-83. Judiciary Committee 1981 82. Outstanding Freshman Lady 1979-80. Outstanding W'ork-Study Student of the Year 1980-81. Miss Alpha Pin Alpha 1981-82, Third Attendant to Miss Homecoming 1980-81. CHAMPION. EVELYN Da ell. SC Major: Fine Arts Minor. Media Cancer Honor Student. O R. Reuben Scholar CLARK. VIRGIL Charleston. SC Major: Elementary Education Virgo Vice President ol Senior Class. Keeper of Records anti Seal Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc.. Student Representative Board of Trustees. C ha-plinof Morris College Players. President ol Morris College liorale. SNEA and Choir, and Soph- omore Class Fund raising Committee. Most Outstanding Man of America. Most Outstanding Freshman, Honor Student. W'inncr of Geneva Thompson Award. Outstanding Tenor Award. COE. FAITH MARSH ELLA Darlington. SC Major: Social Studies Libra Hornet's Yearbook Staff and member of Social Studies Club. DICKEY. JACOB Major: Liberal Studies Aquarius DIXON. PAQUITA KIMECO Major: Mathematics Scorpio Morris College Choral. Morris College Players, second Attendant to Miss Morris College Players. Mathematics Club. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.. Peer Counselor. Senate Member of Legare I fall. Dean of Pledges Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.. Cooperative Education Student. President of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.. 1982-83. Pre-Alumni Club. National Dean's List. Honor Student. O.R. Reuben Scholar. Outstanding Junior Award. DRAYTON. SHIRLEY Plantersville. SC Major Mathematics Leo Mathematics Club and NAAC.P. FITTS. LESTINE Allendale. SC Major: Elementary Education Taurus Secretary of NAAC.P and Miss N'AAZP 1982-83. FORD. MELVEAN Lake View. SC Major: Business Business Club. NAAC.P and Prc-Alumni Club. Bates-Willis Award for Creative writing. Honor Student and National Dean's List. FRAZIER. CAROLYN MARIE Estill. SC Major: Business Administration Gemini 1978 Freshman Class Secretary, member of Math Club. National Student Business League. Editor-Hornet Yearbook. Treasurer—DKW Senate. member of Xi Rho Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.. Miss Delta Sigma Theta. Parlimentarian of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., and Student Ixader. IXan's List. Honor Student, and Damon Instructional System Division Honors. FRISON. LORETTA MAE Coward. SC Major: Fine Arts Baptist Student Union. Gospel Choir. Morris College Choral. Legare Hall Senate—Chaplin. Basketball Team 81-82. Peer Counselor 1981-82. Miss Baptist Student Union 1979 Miss Gospel C lioir. Miss Purple and Gold 1982-83. Honor Roll Summer 1982. Basketball Most Improved 1981-82. Gospel Choir—Best Soprano—1979-80. Chorale—Loyal Service Award—1981-82. First Place Winner in Alpha Kappa Alpha Talent Show 1981-82. FURTICK. JAMES JR. Orangeburg. SC Major: Political Science History President NAAC.P—1980-81. Vice President of Daniels Hall Senate 1982. President of Veterans Club—1980-81. Sgt-at-Arms of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc.. 1981-82. GEE. JEANETTE L. Lamar. SC Major: Business Administration Gemini Superintendent of the Sunday School 1982-82. Chaplain for DKW' Senate. BSU, and member of National Student Business League. GILLIARD. SHELIA DELLA Hartsville. SC Major: Elementary Education Libra Gospel Choir. Assistant Secretary of Sophomore Class. Secretary of SNEA. Secretary of IXIta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.. Pre-Alumni Club. Peer Counselor IXan's List. Gospel Choir Award. Outstanding Sophomore Award. Alpha Phi Alpha Pageant Award of Participation GREEN. CATHY ARLENE John's Island. SC Major. Business Administration Taurus National Student Business League. Sophomore Class Secretary. Sunday School—Treasurer. President Assistant. Pre-Alumni Club. Peer Counselor. Morris College Chorale. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.. Secretary-Treasurer. President 1982-83- Associate Editor Yearbook 1981. Co-Editor Yearbook 1982 Sarah W'illiams Memorial Scholarship—Outstanding Female Sophomore HAMPTON. ELAINE Union. SC Major: Business Administration Virgo Freshman Class Secretary 1979-80. First Attendant to Miss Homecoming 1979-80. Miss Senior. Baptist Student Union. N’AACP. Pre-Alumni Club. National Student Business League. Zeta Phi Beta Sorority. Inc.. Honor Roll. HAYES. KATHREEN Lake View. SC Major: Mathematics Aquarius IXIta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.. Chaplin of DKW' Senate. Chaplin of IXIta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.. Secretary of the Mathematics Club. Honor Roll 1979-80 and 1981-82. HELTON. JACQUELINE Sumter. SC Major: Elementary Education Sagittarius President of Pi I heta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc.. First Attendant to Miss Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc., Parlimentarian of Pi Theta Chapter of Zeta Pin Beta Sorority Inc., SNEA, Pre-Alumni Club. Secretary of DKW’ Senate. IXan's List Certificate of Achievement. HENDERSON. DENNIS RAY Jonesville. SC Major: Elementary Education Libra Member of SNEA Most Improved Member of the Hornets 1981-82 com. Lynchburg. SC Bishopville. SC isoBaseball Team HOLMAN. RUTH ANN Escill. SC Major Business Administration Gemini Miss National Student Business League, and member of National Student Business League. HOLMES. BEVERLY Georgetown. SC Major: Business Administration Aries Baptist Student Union, National Student Business League. Resident Assistant of DKW. and a member of the NAACP. HORTON. JEANNETTA Sumter. SC Major: Business Administration Leo National Student Business League. First Attendant to Miss Homecoming 1981. member of the Hornet Yearbook Staff. INGS. ROBERT LOUIS Hartsville. SC Major: Elementary Education Gemini President of SNEA. Secretary of Daniels Hall Senate, and Phi Bctta Sigma Fraternity. Inc.. Treasurer of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity and the Gospel Choir. Track Team. "Captain. Flag Football Team. Baptist Student Union, and Sunday-School. and Peer Counselor. Most Valuable Player in Track. JENKINS. PAMELA VIRGINIA Dazell. SC Major: Social Studies Minor: Education Taurus Freshman Class Vice President. Cheerleader. Social Studies Club. SNEA. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.. Miss Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., 1981-82. Treasurer of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.. 1982-85. Treasurer of Junior Class 1981-si. Yearbook Staff—1981-82. Pre-Alumni Club. Parlimentarian of Senior Class, and Peer Counselor. Outstanding Leadership in Freshman Class of 1979-80. Outstanding Junior Award 1981-82. Dean s List and O.R. Reuben Scholar. JOHNSON. JACQUELINE Escill. SC Major: Business National Student Business League and Drill Team. JOHNSON. JOHN D. Greenville. SC Major: Fine Arts Minor: Music Gemini Morris College Chorale 1979-85. Sophomore Class Treasurer 1980-81. Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc.. Straegus of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc.. Member of NAACP 1979-81, Choir Section Leader 1982-85. President of Scroller's Club 1981-82. Honor Student 1980-82. Best Bass 1981-82. Mr. Chorale 1981-82. Class Leader 1981-82. Loyal Service Award 1979-1982. JONES. PATRICIA ANN Edisto Island. SC Major: Biology- Libra President of Biology Club. Secretary of Biology-Club. and member of NAACP. LAMB. RODIE Beaufort. SC Major: Business Zodiac Sign: Aquarius Student Organizations and Offices: President of Baptist Student Union; Chaplin of Senior Class Honors and Awards: O.R. Reuben Scholar; Alpha Kappa Mu Honor Society; Who's Who Among Students in America Colleges and Universities 1981-82. Outstanding Young Men in America; Dean List; Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity. LASH. HARRY JOSEPH Greenville. SC Major: Business Administration Zodiac Sign: Cancer Student Organizations and Offices: President of Epsilon Lambda Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity. Inc. 1982-82; Vice-President of the Student Government Association 1981-82; President of the Sophpmore Class 1960-81; Treasurer of the Morris College Chapter of the NAACP 1980; Chaplin of the Mu lambda Chapter of the Alpha Kappa Mu National Honor Society 1981; Chaplin of the Morris College Business Club; Chaplin of the Freshman Class 1979-80. Honors and Awards: Honor Student—Yearly, Outstanding Young Men of America 1982; Who's Who Among Students in America's Colleges and Universities 1981-83; Membership in the Mu Lambda Chapter of the Alpha Kappa Mu National Honor Society 1981; Recipient of the Sarah M. Williams Memorial Scholarship Award; Outstanding Sophomore 1980; Outstanding Services rendered to the Sophomore Class 1980. LEWIS. ROBERT Loris. SC Major: Social Studies Zodiac Sign: Leo LEWIS. SHELIA OLIVIA Sumter. S.C. Major: Business Administration Zodiac Sign: Aquarius Student Organizations and Offices: Pi Theta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority. Inc.; The Business Club; Miss Junior; Administrative Assistant for the Student Government Association and a Senate for the Senate for the Senior Class. Honors and Awards: O.R. Reuben Scholar; Honor Student; The National Dean's List. LITTLE. GAYLE F. Bishopville. SC Major: Social Studies Zodiac Sign: Pisces Student Organization and Offices: Social Studies Club LITTLE. MICHAEL Umar. SC Major: Bus. Administration Zodiac Sign: Virgo Member of the Morris College Business Club; Dean of Pledges—Omega Psi Phi Fraternity-Dean's List Summer School 1982. mcbride. deloris YVONNE Sumter. SC Major: Bus. Adm. Zodiac Sign: Gemini National Student Business League Vice Presicnt Yearbook Staff Alpha Kappa Mu Honor Society; O R. Reuben Scholar. National IX-an's List; President's List (l consecutive semesters) Me DOW. GWENDOLYN LAVERNE Westville. SC Major Business Administration Zodiac Sign: Gemini Gospel Choir; Reporter of SGA at Columbia Junior College of Business O.R. Reuben Scholar; IXan's List; Honor Student McKISSICK. RUBEN Jonesville. SC Major.Elem. Ed. Zodiac Sign: Aquarius 1981-82 Student national Education Association President Freshman Most Admired; Sportmenship Basketball 1980-81; All Tournament 1979-80; Co-Captain of Basketball Team 1981-82; Sylvia P. Swin-ton Student National Education Association Award McMILLAN. LOUISE Bamberg. SC Major: Business Admin. Zodiac Sign Capricorn Baptist Student Union. Gospel Choir; Business Club Honor Student; Dean Vaughn Learning Award MADYUN. ABDUI ADIL Sumter. SC Major: Business Administration Zodiac Sign: Leo Chess Club Vice-President; NAACP. Pre-Alumni; N.B.S.L. Honor Roll MATTHEWS. ELEANOR L. Columbia. SC Major: Business Administration Zodiac Sign: Scorpio Business Club; Softball MATTIIIS. SHERYL E. Sumter. SC Major: Mathematics Zodiac Sign: Virgo Gospel Choir 1.2.5; Baptist Student Union 1.2.5; Math Club 2.3; Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Inc.; Resident Assistant O.R. Reuben Scholar; Member of the Dean's List; Recipient of the Sylvia Nelson Practicum Award in Education MOORE. CHARLES W. JR. Charlcston.SC Major: Bus. Admin. Zodiac Sign: Scorpio NAACP; Chess Club; Pres, of Daniel Hall Senate; R. Y; Peer Counselor; Business Club Honor Student MOORE. EDDIE Heath Springs. SC Major: Social Studies Zodiac Sign: Cancer Vice President Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.; United Brotherhood Club: Social Studies Club Outstanding Brother of the Year; Outstanding Young Men of America. NIXON. BERTHA Major: Social Studies Zodiac Sign: Taurus OGLESBY. BARBARA Major: Mathematics Zodiac Sign: Cancer Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.—Ivey Leaf Reporter 1982-82; Alpha Kappa Mu Honor Society—Sec. Trcas. 1982-85; Baptist Student Union Parliamentarian 1982-85; Math Club 19"9 83; Morris College Gospel Choir. Secretary 1980-85 Honor Roll; O R. Reuben Scholar. Who's Who Sumter. SC Chesnee. SC corn. isiAmong Students in American Univ. and Colleges. Morns College Scholar PALMER. M CAROL Hemingway. SC Major: Business Marketing Zodiac Sign: Capricorn Business Club; Drama Club; Residence Assis- tence ..t D.K.W Hall Mary Chandler Award; Honor Roll PETERSON. LINDA Sumter. SC Major: English Zodiac Sign: Pisces Pre-Alumni Club; Student National Education Association; Morris College Chorale 1981-82; Assistant Secretary of S.G.A. 1980-81; Zeta Phi Beta Sorority; Miss Zeta Phi Beta 1982-82; Honor Roll 1980-81. PORTER. BIRDIE FT RMELI.A Pendleton. SC Major: Business Adm. Zodiac Sign: Cancer Peer Counselor 1980-83; Member of the Pre-Alumni Club; Member of the National Business League; Morris College Chorale—treasurer 1982-8 ; Member of the Sunday School; Member of the NAACP; Senior Class Secretary and a Member of the Alpha Kappa Mu Honor Society President's List Summer 1981; National IXan's List 1981-82; O.R. Reuben Scholar; Honor Roll Student 1980-82; Loyal Services trophy from the Chorale 1981-82; Excellent work performance Certificate from the Business Olficc 1980-81; Alpha Kappa Mu pin and certificate 1982. PRINCE. BARBARA Sumter. SC Major: Elementary Education Zodiac Sign: Aries Assistant Director Morris College Gospel Choir 1980-83; Miss Veteran 1980-81; Peer Counselor; Student Leader; Student National Education Association; 1st Attendant to Miss Gamma Phi Gamma 79 80 Honor Student 1979—1981-82; O R Reuben Scholar 1979-80 RANDOLPH. BELINDA CATHERINE MAGNOLIA Sumter. SC. Major: Business Admin. Zodiac Sign: Aquarius Morris Hornets Ladies' Basketball Team; Morris Ladies' Softball Team 1981-82; Co-captain of Basketball Team. Resident Assistant of DKW Hall First place 1981 Alpha Kappalarity Contest; Andrew E, Pollard, Sr. Memorial Award; Sportsmanship Award—Basketball; Most Improved-Softball REED. l.aTORIA Sumter. SC. Major: Business Administration Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius Pre-Alumni Club; Business Club Dean's List; IXan Vaugh Learning System Applied to Medical Terminolgy ROGERS. LEVERN Britton s Neck. SC Major: Social Studies Zodiac Sign: Cancer Social Studies Club; NAACP; Pre-Alumni Club SELLERS. JEFFERY TYRONE Holly Hill. SC Major Elementary Education Zodiac Sign: Pisces Treasure of the Senior Class; Vice-President SNEA; Student Leader; Member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. Male Basketball Team best offensive player 1979-80, Best offensive player; M.V.P.; All-Con-ference 1980-81; Best offensive player; M.V.P.; All-Conference; All-District; All-Star Team; Andrew E. Pollard Memorial Award 1981-82 SINGLETON. LUEVINIA Major; Mathematics Zodiac Sign: Taurus Mathematics Club Honor Roll 1980 and 1982 SINGLETON. RALPH Major: History Zodiac Sign: Cancer Pari. Freshmen Class; Brawley Starks Senate; Pres. NAACP; Vice. Pres. NAACP. Drama Club; R.A.; CoppSocial Studies Club; Morris College Players; Omega Psi Phi Frat. Inc. Outstanding Young Men of America; Outstanding Services Freshmen Class SPANN. BETTY S. Pinewood. SC Major: Business Administration Zodiac Sign: Aquarius NAACP; 1979-80 Miss NAACP. 1980-81 President NAACP. 1981-82 Vice-President NAACP; 1982-83 Secretary NAACP; Mu l.amda Chapter Alpha Kappa Mu National Honor Society President; Female Softball Team 1980-81 Captain; Member of the Business Club Who's Who Among American Colleges and Universities; President's Honor Student; Academic IXan Honor Roll; Received Pauline B. Thompson Award; The National IXan's List; O R Reuben Scholar; Morris College Scholar; International Youth in Achievement Nominee STROBLE. LINDA TERESSA Greer. SC. Major: Fine Arts Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius Chorale Alpha Kappa Mu Honor Society; 1 781-82 Who's Who Among Colleges and Universities; 1 780-81 and 1 781-82 Most Valuable Player Softball; O.R. Reuben Scholar SUTTON. VANESSA REGINA Easley, SC Major Mathematics Secondary Education Zodiac Sign: Libra Assistant Secretary of SGA 1 781-82; Mathematics Club 1 779-83 and Secretary 1 780-81; IXIta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Vice-President 1 781-82. Chaplain 1 782-82; Student National Education Association; Committee on Scholarships. Prizes and Awards; Yearbook Staff 1980-83; Co-Editor 1 781-83; NAACP; Pre-Alumni Club 1 780-81 Miss Sophomore; 1 781-82 Miss Student National Education Association; 1 782-83 Miss Morris College. Who's Who Among Students in America's Colleges and Universities 1 782-83; Honor Roll; Dean's List; Outstanding Services to the SGA 1 780-81; Outstanding Services to the Sophomore Class 1 780-81 THORN. ROBERT L. JR. Camden. SC Major Business Admin. Zodiac Sign: Pisces Kappa Alpha Psi—Vice Polmark; Morris Col- lege Players—President 1 781-82; Veterans Club; Committee on Scholarships and Awards Who's Who 1 782 and 1983; National IXan's List; Alpha Kappa Mu Honor Society; O.R. Reuben Scholar; Morris College Scholar TISDALE. GLORIA Salters. SC Major: Elementary Education Zodiac Sign: Leo Secretary Assistance of Sunday School 1979-80. SNEA 1980-83; Attendant to Miss Sunday School 1 779-80; Miss Omega Psi Phi 1 78(7-81 1 782 Spring Honor Roll WAKLATSI. AI.META Sumter. SC Major: Business Administration Zodiac Sign: Leo Alpha Kappa Mu National Honor Society; The National Student Business League President's Award—Freshman English—Highest Average; IXan's List; O.R. Reuben Scholar; Morris College Scholar WALKER. PANSY Bklyn.. N.Y. Major: Mathematics Zodiac Sign: Gemini 1981 President of Mathematics Club; Member of IXIta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Honor Roll WATSON. PRINCESS A. Loris. SC Major: English Zodiac Sign: Virgo IXIta Sigma Theta; Asst. Editor of Yearbook; Literary Editor of Heritage Newspaper; Member of Gospel Choir; Member of Morris College Chorale; Miss Sunday School; Member of Sunday School Honor Roll 1979 WEBB. HARRY Gable. SC Major: Liberal Studies Zodiac Sign: Ixo Morris College Baseball Most Valuable Player; Best Offense Player; All SEAC team WILEY. VIRGIL Bishopville. SC Major; Business Administration Zodiac Sign: Cancer Vice President of the Iota Zeta Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc.. President of Senior Class; Chairman of Pan-Hellenic Council 1 781-82; Vice President of Junior Class 1 781-82; National Student Business D-ague Dean's List; Honor Roll; O.R. Reuben Scholar. Work-Study Award 1 781-82 WILSON, MARILYN Mavesville. SC Major: Elementary Education Zodiac Sign: Capricorn SNEA. Pre-Alumni Club YOUNG. RONNIE Olanta. SC Major: Business Administration Zodiac Sign: Aries Treasurer of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. and President of Phi Ik-ta Sigma Fraternity Inc.; Business Club; Flag Football Team Work-Study Award; Door Prize Award; Dean's List Georgetown. SC Bishopville. SC iszA MESSAGE FROM THE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF . .. As the school year ends, we need something to bring back some of the fond memories of Morris College. The 198) Hornet Yearbook will show that we have accomplished many great tasks. As we look toward Morris College's bright future in the fields of computer technology, and its other futuristic majors, we start to reflect upon the past years of Morris College and the beginning of the Teacher F.ducation Program. We look ahead to the new Women's Dormitory. as we look back to the E.D. White Hall and the Old Ministers and Teachers Hall. We look to a bright future under the leadership of Dr. I.unsC Richardson as we reflect upon the leadership of past presidents. I would like to say thank you to all the individuals who arc responsible for the 198) Hornet Yearbook. A special thanks to Dr. I.uns C. Richardson for his strong support and cooperation; to the yearbook advisor. Mr. David Weeks tor the long hours he put in working with us; i and to the co-advisor. Mr. Ulysses Sweeney for his assistance and his jovial behavior. I would also like to thank the photographers. Tyrone Mitchell and Walden I larris; to the Herff Jones Publishing Company; and to the Yearbook Representative. Steve Karclitz. Finally. I would like to thank the Hornet Yearbook Staff for the long working hours, and the frustration it took to put this book together $, Cese. y, ro y ?. isjA FESTIVE EVENING . . . The mood was one of celebration and spiritual fellowship at the annual Mid-Winter Banquet which also Served .is the Diamond Jubilee Convocation. Faculty, staff and students joined with the Baptist family, alumni. civic leaders, friends and well-wishers in giving the College a fitting 75th Birthday. Over $100,000 was raised at the affair, making it one of the best ever. At top left, the seventy-fifth Anniversary seal, symbol of historic pride. Top right. Dr. Charles G. Adams, guest speaker delivers a powerful address. Above. Colleen Yates. Mayor ProTcmpore of Sumter presents a citation to President Richardson, while right Ko Graham fright I supervises serving of a delicious meal. t VIDIGNITARIES GALORE Attendance at the affair was a virtual who's who of South Carolina. Left. Rep. Larry islanding and Rep. Mrs. Isaac Joe chat with Dr. Mrs. T.M. Dixon. Middle left, a shot of the 1200 plus persons in the Crowd. Lower left. Dr. Adams brings the Word in true form. Senator John Land (below greets head table guests as (bottom) students line up to serve the crowd. I'.S. Congressman John Spratt was also in attendance. It was a great evening. . -ml


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