University of Massachusetts Lowell - Sojourn / Knoll Yearbook (Lowell, MA)
- Class of 1951
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a ' f . « , n GfLf i r ••» » ' , » » ■ yt. r «i» % » •V • V • . ■ ■ ' V -V? t • Ki ,M ' f :v r. " ¥, . f 4- VI OH ' •£ av- 7 1 2 w - • W . S . ' . k , " « ' -; HI rSsS « B rx ; «« • ' .• ' ! W rJ ' ImSk r .»: - r ' l t E " .-,- ' ■ 4 11 I 4E • « ■ i ti r«t jk! - " • • " ll||yiH II «■— The KNOLL 1951 State Teachers College Lowell, Massachusetts Unaided by modern scientific development the gallant clipper ships boldly faced the dangers of the uncharted sea and sailed for a brief period of fifty years. These valiant ships, with their beauty of line and swift grace, be- came a symbol of enterprising, young America. This epoch with its own tales of triumph and loss marks the hey-day of American commerce in the latter part of the nineteenth century. It was a splendid culmination to the long story of sail-driven vessels and leaves to posterity a record of heroic men and memorable ships. Dedication To you, Miss Neilson, we dedicate this book. In doing so, we have many happy memories and grateful thoughts. You have been our guiding light, our inspiration, and our constant helper. As Freshmen, new and inexperienced in college, we unanimously chose you as our class adviser. Despite the many duties with which you were already burdened, you accepted us wholeheartedly. Freshmen need so much assistance, and you gave generously of your time and effort. We were poor little Sophomores who had gone astray, but you were there to lead the way. Would some of us have ever reached our present point in our voyage with- out your assistance? We know the answer is " Never! " Our Junior year came, and with it we were separated. The question of remaining unified was paramount in our minds. Seeking your admiration we worked together for the benefit of our class. In such a way you helped people going in different directions to continue to work as a unit. As Seniors, reaping the reward of four years of study, we bow and pay tribute to you, Miss Neilson. Thank you for every minute you have spent with us and for every hour you have spent worrying about us. You have shown us how we should live in a world of changing values. You have taught us to put our faith in God and in the " good life. " By your life of service to humanity you have encouraged us to aspire to such a noble calling. PROFESSOR ELIZABETH NEILSON " To give light to them that sit in darkness, to guide our feet in the way of peace. " Class Adviser ' s Message The " Clipper Ship " has completed its last voyage. To each member of this experi- enced crew, congratulations. You have all passed the many qualifications necessary to afford you the rating of a navigator. Your undergraduate professional duties have been completed. You are ready to leave the training ship. You will now await your assignment to take your place as the navigator of your own ship, as you embark upon new waters with every ex- pectation of bringing your ship to port safely at the end of each yearly excursion. Your work is just beginning. If you wish to remain as the navigator of your ship and soon become a captain, remember, " Life ' s greatest achievement is the continual re- making of yourself so that at last you know how to live. " Avoid following the pattern established by the mass and, as an individual leader, as a navigator in your community, lead others to higher levels desired by all true Americans and by God. i niPlPniMHii I.M1 [Uttlll PttMiknrxiiiiitfl DOCTOR DANIEL O ' LEARY " Build me straight, Worthy Master! Staunch and strong, a goodly vessel! That shall laugh at all disaster, And with wave and whirlwind wrestle! President ' s Message You are leaving us to enter what is perhaps the noblest of the pro- fessions and the finest of the arts, whose true rewards cannot be stored up in earthly banks. You will give to our youth in their impressionable years, the enduring truths by which they will live and die. To be a teacher is to be one of the company of the greatest of mankind. To be a good teacher is an art, " an art so great and so difficult to master that a man or woman can spend a long life at it without realizing much more than his limitations and mistakes and his distance from the ideal. " None deserve better of the nation than our teachers. None are more forgotten. Yet the joy of conquering ignorance, of bringing thought into the world, is itself sufficient reward. Recall how Dante greeted his old teacher, Brunetto Latini, when he met him in the Inferno, " M ' ise- gnate come l ' uomo s ' eterna " - " You taught me how man makes himself immortal. " Be this your goal in life and in your new profession. DEAN MARGUERITE GOURVILLE With me as pilot ye men control your anxieties, under my guidance let ship and crew run straight. ' " Dean ' s Message We are living in a day of ocean liners and of D-C-4 ' s that fly from continent to continent and yet you have chosen for the theme of your book, " The Clipper Ship Era. " Could it be that you are attempting to take us back in time? Could you be believing that there are still worlds to explore? Could it be that you are a little fearful of the great unknown as were the Skippers of the Clippers? If this is so, just remember that you are all vessels with fine lines, with tall masts and large sail ing areas. You were built for fast sailing as were all true Clipper Ships. Bon Voyage ! DOCTOR JAMES DUGAN Testimonial to Dr. James Dugan " Writing words of farewell is usually an unhappy task, but this tribute is not of that type; rather it is a happy duty for us of the Senior Class to put into words what we have felt in our hearts for the past four years. " We have always found in you a combination of fatherly understanding and strength of character that makes you truly a Christian Gentleman. We thank you for treating us as individuals and adults and for giving to us that feeling of equality that you have so generously bestowed on all through the fullness of your heart. " We of the Senior Class, who are so rightfully proud of Lowell as a college, are equally proud of you as our President, benefactor, and friend. If we are able to bring into our own lives and into our teaching some small part of the fine example you have set for all to follow, we shall indeed be thankful; for your manner and philosophy of life shall always remain as a silent tribute to you. "  PROFESSOR MARY O ' ROURKE Tribute to Professor Mary O ' Rourke After five years of service as head of the Language Arts Department at the State Teachers College in Lowell, Professor Mary O ' Rourke resigned in order to accept a more responsible position as Supervisor of Elementary Education for Massachusetts. Professor O ' Rourke is recognized as an authority in her field, and it is a great loss for Lowell Teachers College to have her go. The faculty and students content themselves with this thought, " The reward of duty is the power to fill another. "  DOCTOR CHARLES O. DALRYMPLE Tribute to Dr. Charles O. Dalrymple We will all miss the quiet wit, the calm advice, and the gentle understanding of Dr. Dalrymple. For many years he has served as professor of mathematics, physics, and science methods. Dr. Dalrymple actively practiced what he preached. In his classroom recog- nition was afforded every effort and an atmosphere of ease promoted student con- tributions. Our wish for Dr. Dalrymple is continued success and achievement. May he find happiness in the quiet, contemplative life of retirement.  THE SHIPPING COMBW MERCHANTS ' EXPRESS LINE OF CUPPER SttiPJ FOR LOWRl Passages i-Z-3- 4 Vecu-s THE WELL-kNOWN EXTRENUE CUPPER SHlO L.T.C. [»] College Faculty nfif m i i w vv • -- » " •■— HP • Si! Mil  DR. JAMES DUGAN ' If all the ships I have at sea Should come a-sailing home to me — Ah, then, how many ships there ' ' d be If all my ships came back to me. "  BEATRICE MEAGHER KATHLEEN BYRT [Hi RIGGERS DENNIS CALLAHAN JOHN CLEMENT FREDERICK COURTEMARCHE ESKER SQUIRES Class CLAIRE BURKE President Born teacher. . .down to earth. . .energy de- luxe. . .everyone ' s friend. . .ready smile. . . competent leader. . .capable student. . .su- perior athlete . . . considerate and courteous . . . " How tall is he? " . . . " Pauly " . . . lilting soprano voice. TOULA LAGANAS Vice-President Tall, lithe, and athletic . . . endowed with a pleasant, reserved charm . . . striking in appear- ance ... an outstanding senior ... a lovely lady . . .Toula is the epitome of graciousness and poise. ' , in ni : me El P . .:,,■ ■ 1  Officers JUNE SHEA Secretary " Sheaburg " . . .sparkling newcomer. . .added zest to the class. . .longs to become a judge. . . made unitary history with her zoo . . . possessor of an endless sense of humor . . . such dramatic antics!. . .our own " pro " photographer. JACQUELINE GURRAN Treasurer Admired for her poise and sincerity. . . haunted by bank books. . .wonderful party- giver . . . skillful director of music ... A beguil- ing humor coupled with sound judgment make Jackie a popular and valuable classmate.  BARBARA BROE Vivid and active . . . gamin charm . . . avid in- terest in sports . . . Enthusiastic and successful, Barbie has a magnetic quality and a deep sin- cerity, which have endeared her to all our hearts. VIRGINIA BROE Ginny is, in every way, a fascinating person . . . truly sympathetic and understanding . . . beau- ty of face and character . . . quietly checks sister . . .Her serenity and poise stem from a gen- erous, giving heart. EUNICE BUCKLEY repartee. . . of unusual Sophisticated wit. . .sparkling gorgeous blue eyes . . . plethora ideas . . . South Shore promoter . . . exciting vo- cal ability ... a confirmed idealist . . . talented raconteur. MARY JO BURNS " Our Jo " . . . quiet and efficient worker behind the scenes. . .shell pink blush. . .interminable lecture notes . . . busy section secretary . . : faith- ful frequenter of weekly dances ... a keen, quick mind . . . bright smile. MADALYN CONDON Spirit of generosity and sincerity. . .real in- terest in everyone ' s welfare. . .possessor of the " community Chevrolet " ... confidante of all . . . cigarette dispenser, with a smile, too ! ! . . . Coffee and doughnuts???? . . . We ' ve all loved working with her. ml gl j!!ir VIRGINIA COPLEY Blonde and chic. . .our femme fatale. . .We ' ll never forget her poetic renditions. . .chronic bus misser . . . Irresistible and unpredictable, Ginny is nevertheless a true and dependable friend. RUTH CULLEN Exquisite voice. . . " crunch " .. .dark beauty gentle approach . . . expert swimmer . . . Blue Hills enthusiast. . . " Sister Margaret says " . . . leisurely diner . . . oils and easels ... a perfec- tionist. EVELYN DESMARAIS " Rusty " . . .musical laughter. . .roguish smile . . . real pal . . . scout leader . . . " Call Mom " . . . fun to be with . . . ideal disposition . . . obliging manner . . . pioneer camper . . . classical music . . . " good honk. " MARGARET DEVER Pervasive humor . . . adult and intelligent phil- osophy . . . constantly reading from Dewey to Neitzche. . .dreamer. . .aesthetic and sensi- tive . . . nucleus of smoker crowd . . . beloved by all her classmates. PATRICIA DONOGHUE Conscientious student. . .works like a beaver . . .famous for her neat notebook. . .has a secret fondness for warm red blankets. . . keeps us posted on Trinity . . . teaser . . . affable and optimistic. DOROTHY DONOVAN Buoyant and toujours on-the-go. . .busiest teacher at practice school . . . assumes the role of our mother on occasion. . .dancing green eyes and dimples. . .Dotty is endowed with indefatigable energy. CLARE FALLON Gay and laughing. . .spirit of youth and in- nocence . . . our happy chauffeur ... a rugged individualist. . . " strong girl " . . .Unhurried and unworried, Clare has contributed effer- vescence and verve to our class. MILDRED FANTINI Intellectual, gregarious, dynamic . . . brilliant conversationalist . . . Gape Cod enthusiast . . . vivacious and boldly independent . . . our mer- maid, skier, and party girl . . . expressive eyes . . .cosmopolite. DOROTHEA GULEZIAN Soft-voiced and gentle. . .interesting and like- able . . . retiring and humble . . . Dotty is the academic worker in our midst. . . . worthy recipient of class honor . . . She is the essence of dependability and determination. DORICE HOLLAND Erudite and well informed . . . off the beaten track wit . . . piano virtuoso . . . esoteric . . . artis- tic temperament. . .altruistic. . .impeccable charm and grace. .diversified interests. CAROLYN HOPKINS Little giant in height and knowledge . . . friend of all . . . " How do you like it here? " . . . Hoppy is our June wedding belle ... an outstanding leader and speaker. . .often college represen- tative. MARILYN JOHNSTON Whiz in the classroom or on the basketball court . . . one of our babies . . . millions of shoes . . .infinitesimal feet. . .harmonizer par excel- lence . . . Blonde and lovely Marilyn is her friends ' delight. SHfe v Wfc ■JMte ' ELIZABETH KOUTRAS Warm and generous. . .gifted with a deep sincerity and honesty. . .millions of overnight guests. . .refreshing sense of humor. . .one of our most admired classmates . . . gaiety and sobriety intermingled. 0 " 9 MARY LALLY Highly individualistic. . .happy-go-lucky. . . hiking addict . . . modern dance fan . . . well integrated. . . " What ' s the latest deal? " ... " Willager ' s " . . .Green Mountain Handbook. . . advice on blisters, page 53 . . . unconcerned with the world. CONSTANCE LANGILLE Petite and cute . . . beautiful long eyelashes . . . efficient seamstress. . .conscious of everyone ' s comfort. . .continuously doing and going. . . made history in our Christmas play. . .red Hudson passenger. MARY LYONS Clever and original fund of anecdotes. . . intimate chansons . . . Sigma Phi Epsilon Sweetheart . . . ethereal beauty . . . striking style. . .kabeche bird. . .cognoscenti. . .ready wit. . .constantly in demand. LINDA MARINEL " Lin " . . .perfectionist. . .tireless worker. . .al- ways prepared . . . high-heels . . . singing sensa- tion . . . yodeling star . . . excels in sports . . . country gal . . . backbone of the Campus Star and Knoll. . .classical books, Western music. ALICE MARTEL Effervescent Shirley . . . beautiful figure . . . twinkling toes. . .impish smile. . .one of the busiest seniors . . . affability personified . . . light hearted optimism. . .rich shining brown hair . . .lovely engagement ring. MARY MARTIN Whirlpool of activity. . .always running class errands in Johnnie ' s car . . . born business- woman and manageress . . . Simon Legree when working. . .sincerely interested in the welfare of the class . . . busy filling hope chest. MARJORIE MASON " Margie " . . .amiable always. . . " Wayne " . . . beautiful smile . . . tall and slender . . . neat as a pin. . .conscientious student. . .sports-minded . . . loves to square dance . . . those squeaky shoes ! ! ELIZABETH McAVINNUE Unobtrusive, yet immeasurably admired and influential . . . has a wealth of kindness and consideration . . . our glamazon ... a truly un- selfish nature ... In four short years Betty has endeared herself to our hearts. janet McCarthy Always dependable. . .unusually considerate . . . beautiful, expressive eyes ... an inveterate reader. . .unknown depths. . .surprising hu- mor. . .gentle manner. . . " To know her is to love her. " KATHERINE McCARTHY Our most famous athlete ... a joy to know and to work with . . . Sneakers and blazer are her trademark. . .a natural square dancer. ..class typist ... A lovely person in every way is Kay. mary McCarthy disposition. . .faculty for seeing Wonderful the happy side . . . infectious giggle . . . forth right, earnest attitude . . . willing worker . . bundle of energy on the job. . .droll wit. Frances Mcdonald Spirit of hope and faith . . . happy possessor of a radiant smile. . .delightful, spontaneous laughter . . . glowing eyes . . . Utterly warm- hearted, sincere, and kind is our golden- voiced Frances. P BARBARA McELHINEY Pleasing manner. . .sparkling brown eyes. . . combination of beauty and brains, a great asset for her future . . . and she laughed . . . neat, trim appearance ... a doer. . .amazing range of accomplishments. JEAN McHUGH Unusual combination of fine athlete and ac- complished musician . . . throaty voice . . . the ultimate in feminine charm. . .completely natural and unspoiled . . . generous to a fault . . .creative and original. RUTH MERRILL Dog fancier ... enviable artistic ability... sweet and capable . . . worked hard to back all class enterprises . . . photographic memory . . . " Our Mrs. " . . . coaches basketball team. HELEN MICHALIDES I - ' Urn Deep, shining, brown eyes reveal her warmth | r ▼ • and generosity . . . outstanding athletic prowess . . . our most graceful and versatile dancer ... a quiet and efficient worker . . . Success will fol- low Helen. ' • :? A NANCY NOBLE Classroom scholar . . . dry humor . . . unique personality . . . professional manner . . . natural friendliness . . . that laugh ! . . . loyal and indus- trious in all undertakings. . . " my Sunday School Class. " PRISCILLA OSTRANDER College club girl . . . Berkshire fan ... all sorts of unusual information . . . Frat parties . . . In- dia . . . smooth clothes . . . devours books . . . ac- tive in many organizations. . .keen, quick mind. HILDRETH PALMER Breathtakingly lovely . . . amazingly talented . . . exceptionally attractive manner . . . Hil- dreth has an inner beauty which springs from a serene, unselfish heart . . . West Point drag. THERESA REGAN Trim, slim, and sophisticated . . . one of the best dressed girls in the class . . . popular . . . fetching blue-rimmed glasses. . .lovely blonde tresses . . . inveterate letter writer . . . Terry en- joys life and helps others to do so. VIRGINIA RYAN Strawberry blonde . . . fund of freckles . . . ac- complished pianist. . .Madame Defarge. . . happy outlook on life. . .hearty laugh. . . personable, persuasive, and full of fun . . . busy about many things. KATHERINE SALEMIS Vivacious and bright. . .class thespian. . . winning smile and charming manner . . . mil- lions of letters . . . Katherine has been the class spark-plug on more than one occasion. PHYLLIS SANVILLE Colorful and imaginative . . . full of enthusiasm . . . Phi Delta Theta pin . . . millions of rare experiences . . . tremendous hostess . . . our date bureau. . .piano virtuoso. . .consuming am- bition to live! ■ |pH KhRMCK SCOTT Scotty is an unassuming, but tireless worker . . . earned her solo license between Lowell and Lawrence . . . dry wit unequalled . . . explosive bangs. . . " tweedy " type. . .many cars. . .un- concerned outlook. MARILYN SHERIDAN Slim, svelte, and stately . . . avid reader . . . our " young married " ... quick, agile mind... subtle, ready retort. . .influential in class affairs . . . equal to any situation. NORMA STELLA Pianist I-A. . .velvet-gloved diplomat. . .doe- eyed . . . open house incessantly . . . luxuriant hair . . . breezes around in Cadillac . . . Quiet manner masks an amazing capability. NANCY SWEET Completely lovable. . .winning way. . .cher- ubic smile . . . furious blush . . . halo of curls . . . capable without being officious . . . backbone of our A. A. . . .Admired and loved by every- one with whom she comes in contact. BARBARA WALSH Breezy, intellectual, and witty .. .extremely popular . . . prolific writer . . . beloved leader and top scholar. . .whirlwind personality. . . innovator. . .versatile and talented source of class " ideas " . . .Destiny. . .fame! CATHERINE WINN " Katie " and Billy. . .fun-loving. . .friendly na- ture . . . neat dresser . . . capable, efficient, and amiable. . .famous for letter-to-the-editor . . . red Hudson . . . visits to Harvard . . . huge lunches . . . black eye. ■ EUGENE WINTER Ernest contributor to class efforts . . . clear thinker. . .enterprising musician. . .masculine bulwark of S.M. . . .firm, definite opinions. . . delayed joke reaction. ■ $v iPv " s, «.-«•»•• Special Senior Graduates LIONEL GOULET JEAN GROVES JOHN PENNEY LEON LE VASSEUR Ex-Libris MARY CONDON LEROY CRONIER WALLACE CRONIER ELLEN DELANY NICHOLAS DIOGUARDI DOROTHY DONNELLY JEANNE DUFFY JOAN GASSMAN ELEANOR KANCIVITCH SHEILA MARTIN ALICE McHUGH ELIZABETH MICHAELS MARGARET MURPHY ROBERT BACHELDER EUNICE BEMIS ELEANOR CASWELL LOUIS GERMAN FRANCES GILLEN DORA GOODMAN BARBARA KERN JERRY MASON ZELDA PRINCE ANNA MURNEY EDNA NUTTON ROSE SURETTE SUMNER TRUIT  " Good company on a voyage makes the way seem but shorter. "  Words and Melodu Virginia A. Ryarv 2E m virai I u CLASS LA i P? 1 Ffc T — rr sail noio in p — - -g — j« to - rch of (L Vom Low-ell we § i search of m i iqni. me m W m - - l 3 P £fc m r » p t=f X 5 j o kho - ' edQC in our Ihoujhls ktim-inc p r F I um-inq briaht, -g- ' Chart- i no our k course, with ESE m t m s PPi 1— U- D l.l» 1 -bbiJ -• — •- I rt Stand- ards So i iah % l i, i i sail on -foe r f r K " XC e sea of sure -eSS rr • Oar Q . IE suppp . Pi i r i f i r iii  SONG ty years -fernd s y Norm orw nation Senior Mu c Students mejn-rles ujil k J — kM Frffra I u ci :05 — lege i be, lUKeruje m ttsnk, of -foe 1 P J l m o i m m 5gE J Ka. tfc i JP " fc PW b=A JW s te± • «1 — ± » F 1 £ 1 r an, liou T r ptt ctt l w l t, M C» JW i U»-«, ' u e ■ft ink ?3 i p p Ppi nni feM . ' , ' u t=U rrr t=f FP m Z3EI I » r maiCe that " lorth g I 8 f XX i  They that go down to the sea in ships, that do business in great waters; these see the works of the Lord, and His wonders in the deep, " tXlf ' tttfftf i E f 1 9 fftli L } ! J r i ' I !! I  i » ' ? " ' ?■• J TKE APPRENTICE SftMEN JUNIOR JMOMOHEJ flOWQl Junior Class President Vice-President Ann Sinibaldi Secretary Joan Casey Treasurer Class Adviser Professor Demerritte Hiscoe Lorraine Hurley Ruth Coleman In September the portals of Lowell Teachers College reopened, and as Juniors we returned to her welcoming halls. New experiences, adjustments, and responsibil- ities lay ahead. How wonderful it was to guide our " little sisters and brothers " over a new road of experiences; and how im- portant we felt as we adorned our fingers with the beautiful class ring. Our social calendar was studded with many gay performances. The climax of these events occurred when our lovely Junior Promenade was held at the Music Hall in Winchester. Full of enthusiasm, we proceeded along the road to our professional training — the practice school. Adjustments were made, and achievement was our reward. Now, dear Seniors, as the portals of Lowell Teachers College begin to close, remember that after you are gone her echoing halls shall long resound this mes- sage: " If Wisdom ' s ways you wisely seek, Five things observe with care: To whom you speak, of whom you speak, And how, and when, and where. "  President Vice-President Sophomore Class Barbara Meagher Secretary Rosemary O ' Connor Treasurer Class Adviser . Professor Julian Roberts Elizabeth Gannon Jean Curtis The word " Sophomore " designates sec- ond-year class, and in Latin it means wise fools. At Lowell Teachers College the Class of ' 53 has made a definite impression upon both the faculty and students. Whether the impression has been favorable or other- wise is a debatable question. The one hundred and nineteen indi- viduals who compose this class are happy- go-lucky. They laugh, sing, and joke, but there is a serious side to their nature. Their loyalty is unsurpassed, as proven by the stirring tribute paid at the funeral of George A. Walsh, late member of the Class of ' 53. A memorial to him in the form of the George A. Walsh Memorial Scholar- ship Fund was initiated by his former classmates. Whatever the Sophomore Class does, it seems to do well. Their socials, whether serious or light in nature, result in success because of planning and preparation. On April 12 the Sophomores tendered a graduation farewell party to their big- sister class, the Class of ' 51. It was an im- pressive ceremony and every Sophomore pondered a moment to look forward to the day when they too will journey forth to make their mark in the world as future teachers.  Freshman Class President Vice-President Christine Derby Secretary Frederick Gleason Treasurer Class Adviser Professor Dominic Procopio Jane Yarnall John Warry On September fourteenth, 1950, we made our timorous debut at Lowell Teach- ers College. After a week of being con- fronted with unfamiliar faces and suffering through initiation, we became full-fledged freshmen. Our big-sister class helped us to feel that we were an active part of the student body. The many parties, dances, and sport events held at the college afforded us an opportunity to meet the upper-classmen and to make lasting friendships. We like it here and we are grateful to everyone who has helped us to become ac- climated. We will remember you, the Seniors, long after you have left our hal- lowed halls, because friendliness, generos- ity, and your fine example are lingering qualities. Thank you and good luck, the Class of ' 51 .  7S - ! TUHxamaw mssssssssssssssssssmm Knoll Staff Editor-in-Chief Business Manager Assistant Business Manager Literary Editor Assistant Literary Editor Assistant Literary Editor Art Editor Linda Marinel . Mary Martin Shirley Martel Barbara Walsh Mary Lally Mildred Fantini Hildreth Palmer Assistant Art Editor Photography Editor Music Editor Sports Editor . Ruth Merrill June Shea . Frances McDonald Katherine McCarthy Freshman Representative Sophomore Representative Junior Representative Ann Marie Kelly Marian Guerin Christine Malloy Faculty Advisers: Professor Neilson, Dean Gourville, Professor Hiscoe, Professor Thompson, and Professor Roberts. Everyone who has seen or heard the yearbook staff in action knows the hours and days of work it takes to compose, illus- trate, and publish such a book. The staff has worked as a unit to bring to the stu- dents and faculty a yearbook worthy of its name. Particular recognition must be given the Editor-in-Chief. The Knoll has been her chief concern all year. Special efforts were made this year to make the Knoll truly a yearbook of the college and not just a Senior classbook. To further this attempt each of the under- classes elected a Knoll representative. Each page of this book is a silent tribute to those who worked to make it possible. It reflects the cooperation, the willingness to help, and a sense of pride on the part of every member of the staff and every mem- ber of the Senior class. It is with deep satisfaction that they present the 1951 Knoll to Lowell Teachers College.  School and Society League President Vice-President Secretary Treasurer Chairman of Assemblies Social Chairman Publication Chairman Asst. Publication Chairman Carolyn Hopkins Hildreth Palmer . Virginia Broe Joseph Eslie Mary Gorman Elizabeth Gleason . Joan Murphy Community Chairman Music Representative Margaret Conners Elsa Martinson Carlton Thorne Since 191 6 Lowell State Teachers Col- lege has been developing a responsible and serviceable citizenship among its students through the medium of the School and So- ciety League. The purpose of the S.S.L. is to foster school and student activities, to maintain good government in the college, to culti- vate high ideals of conduct, and to prepare Women ' s Athletic Association Representative Nancy Sweet Men ' s Athletic Association Representative Sal Lapomi President of the Senior Class Claire Burke President of the Junior Class Ann Sinibaldi President of the Sophomore Class Barbara Meagher President of the Freshman Class Christine Derby Faculty Adviser Dean Marguerite Gourville the future teacher for effective service in the community. Each year the League sends representa- tives to the Eastern States Ass ' n. of Pro- fessional Schools for Teachers and the New England Teacher Preparation Ass ' n. Conferences, the purpose being to keep aware of the ever changing trends in edu- cation.  Women ' s Athletic Association President Vice-President Nancy Sweet Katherine McCarthy One of the most active Women ' s Ath- letic Associations in the state can be found at Lowell Teachers College. All freshman girls are automatically enrolled in this club, and from the first A. A. Reception they can feel the pride that comes from membership in a worthwhile organization. The members of the A. A. Board are chosen by the entire student body through democratic voting. This board, assisted by the girls who have qualified as coaches, oversees the school sporting events. A great variety of activities are offered by the A. A. Of the sports, field hockey and basketball are the most popular. In all of the games friendly competition can be found between the two student groups - Secretary Treasurer Marjorie Mason Barbara Broe Army and Navy. Much excitement is built up each year, as these honor teams accu- mulate points toward the coveted trophy, which is awarded to the winning group. The formal A. A. Banquet in May is the climactic event of the A. A. year. At this banquet recognition, in the form of numerals, letters, pins, and trophies, is given those people who have accumulated specified points during the year. This year interest in the sports program was intense and participation was high. The credit for this success may be given to the cooperative student body, the capable A. A. officers, and most of all, to the ad- viser, Professor Elizabeth A. Neilson, for her wise counsel and assistance. [54 Men ' s Athletic Association President Vice-President Secretary Salvatore Lipomi Karl Bochman Frederick Dargie In October, 1949, the Men ' s Athletic Association was organized at Lowell Teachers College. It has as its purpose, the formation of a united men ' s group, which would take an active part in the athletic and social functions at the college. Under the capable guidance of Pro- fessor Edward T. Knowles, the adviser to this pioneer organization, the Men ' s Ath- letic Association has made noteworthy progress during its first two years. The association has displayed leadership abil- ity and a sincere desire to promote coop- erative student activities. This past year has brought an increased Treasurer Athletic Chairman Social Chairman Donald Goddard Andrew Morse Paul O ' Laughlin enrollment of male students, and a propor- tionately increased interest in activities for men. In November a basketball team was formed, and a regular schedule of games was followed. A men ' s smoker, which afforded opportunity for the exchange of ideas, was also held. The Men ' s Athletic Association has many plans for the future, including on its agenda social activities as well as inter- mural and inter-school sports. The great hope of the M.A.A. is to build a stronger union of men who are interested in fostering its growth and promoting active participation in college affairs.  Library Committee Lecture Fund The increase in enrollment for the past few years brought with it a growing need for expanding our library facilities. The bulk of the work of this expansion program was placed upon the shoulders of our libra- rian, Miss Irene McDonald. In order to relieve Miss McDonald of some of her burdens, each class elected a representa- tive to assist her in some of her duties. In 1950 the Faculty Library Committee, composed of Professor Roberts, Professor Wilson, Professor O ' Rourke, and more re- cently Professor Knowles, opened the Dugan Room, which supplements the main library as a reading room. In its hushed atmosphere students complete re- search work or escape from the world in the pages of an entertaining story. This year the Lecture Fund Committee arranged a superior lecture program. The committee is made up of the school traffic chairman, a music representative, and a representative of each of the four classes. Its members worked together early in the year in order to set up a complete and popular lecture schedule. They based their selection of speakers on four major areas of interest, which are World Affairs, Travel, Inspirational and Professional Talks, and the Fine Arts. The Lecture Fund Committee has the power to bring to the college those people who interest and benefit the student body. This plan is progressive and praiseworthy. We hope that future committees will be as successful as our present one has been. '  Campus Star Staff Asst. Editor-in-Chief Freshman Representative Sophomore Representative Editor-in-Chief Maureen Conlon Linda Marinel Business Manager ADVISORY BOARD Cecile Milot Junior Representative Isabelle Coughlin Senior Representative Adviser . . Professor Christine Kane . Ruth Merrill Gloria Laferriere . Ruth Merrill Thus comes to a close the fifth year in the life of our college newspaper, The Campus Star. Since its initial appearance in November of 1 946, the Star has made great strides in the direction of professional achievement. The measuring stick which evaluates our progress in the journalistic field is wielded by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association. Our paper first became affil- iated with this organization in 1949. At that time, our college paper, one of the hundred or more entrees qualifying in the teachers-college classification, took third place. The results of the conference last year showed that the staff had taken previ- ous criticism to heart, for the Campus Star advanced to second place. The outcome of the last venture for 1951 was, once again, a second-class placement. Yes, for five adolescent years our paper has grown, not only in the sense of sur- mounting technical limitations, but also in becoming a more powerful voice of the student body. This growth has not begun to reach its peak, but shall continue with the combined efforts of students and staff to urge it forward.  Music Educators ' National Conference CHAPTER 201 President Vice-President Jacqueline Curran Gene Winters Secretary Treasurer Carleton Thorne Frederick Dargie The Lowell Teachers College chapter of the Music Educators ' National Conference was organized in 1949, under the sponsor- ship and guidance of Professor Cyrus B. Thompson, head of the music department. The professional association itself was formed in 1907. The M.E.N.C. provides opportunities for its student-teacher members to assist in music activities at every level of educa- tion. This practical experience is achieved through participation in programs, dem- onstrations, and discussions which are sponsored either by the professional organ- ization or held here at the college by Chap- ter 201. At such functions the conference members become acquainted with, and learn from, leaders in the field. In December, 1950, a conference of the Massachusetts Chapters of the M.E.N.C. A. was held at Lowell Teachers College. This conference was the first of its kind, and was attended by music educators and stu- dents from all parts of the state. The Music Educators Journal of the M.E. N.C.A. is the official publication of the organization. Its up-to-the-minute sugges- tions and information concerning ma- terials and events of importance are used by supervisors and students alike. The M.E. N.C.A. marks another step in the direction of professional cooperation with the exchanging of new ideas and methods.  Junior-Senior Choir The Junior-Senior Choir is a hard- working group which has brought limitless hours of enjoyment to others. Under the direction of Professor Cyrus B. Thompson, the junior and senior music students have built up a repertoire which makes them much in demand, both at the college and at outside functions. The choir members, in their work, come in contact with the available choral materials which they will use in the future as music supervisors. The group gains much experience in conducting and ar- ranging through active participation. The Junior-Senior Choir has become standard entertainment on Fathers ' Night and on other traditional occasions. Their light, suitable selections add gaiety and charm to such events. The choir has pre- sented many programs at Lowell Textile Institute and at conferences and conven- tions all over the state. This group brings to the public, as well as to the student body, varied musical programs which are both interesting and appealing. The choir feels that its current achieve- ments are but a step toward many future years of success. The Junior-Senior Choir has served as a great unifying agent, unit- ing those who participate and the greater body of those who enjoy lovely music.  Concert Band Conductor Librarian Prof. Cyrus B. Thompson Carleton Thorne The concert band of Lowell Teachers College is a comparatively new organiza- tion, having been founded only three years ago. Yet, in that short time the band has become an integral part of the life here at college. It has added color, beauty, and dash to our assemblies, social functions, and traditional ceremonies. The concert band, under the direction of Cyrus B. Thompson, is open to all music students whether they be experienced or inexperienced in large group orchestra- tion. It offers the music student an oppor- tunity to work with those materials which will be of use to him in future years. Many problems and situations arise which the band members will later encounter as teachers. In meeting and solving such problems, they gain valuable experience. Another small, but very important branch of the band is the woodwind en- semble, composed of freshman, sophomore, and junior music majors. This ensemble has entertained at Investiture, teas, and many functions outside the college where they have achieved great acclaim. The concert band is a source of enjoy- ment to all at the college, and participa- tion in it is a valuable asset for those in the field of music education.  LEARNING the ROPES m3QGCCQ0OXZHXjCaXXZmXWCC Class History SEPTEMBER 1947 WEATHER Overcast - - Foggy We were almost one hundred strong, a group of unlearned tars, as freshmen have been since time immemorial. You could tell without a program the pin-curled, weirdly clad, tin-pail-toting frosh from the upperclassmen. The ordeals which we endured during hazing purchased our right to consideration, and we emerged from the melee a united class. To bolster this newly acquired strength and to steer our course straight, we needed the advice of someone who knew the ropes. As class adviser, Professor Neil- son ' s words of wisdom saved us from the reefs on more than one occasion. As the days passed, the tasks aboard ship were learned, and we began to live together harmoniously. Endless hours of peering through microscopes were assigned to all beginners, and some of us had sea legs before we finished with the lab. Manual wo rk came easily, but how those world history time belts and dates set our heads to spinning. No wonder the Class of ' 51 adopted that convenient habit of " cutting " at an early stage. Eight bells and January ninth found the entire crew amassed for inspection, for this was their first social, " The Snowball Frolic. " What a beautiful sight it was to see the girls with their ballerina skirts flaring as they danced under blue and white streamers. There were two other instances in which we were competitors. For Amateur Antics we lost ourselves as Irish colleens in " The Romance of Donegal. " What we didn ' t expect our four men to do — sing — direct — make props — arrange the set!! In spite of everyone ' s tireless efforts we came in near the end. To mend this broken sail, lyrics were written frantically, words typed, and rehearsals conducted energetically for the step singing in June. The victory was ours, and we hoisted the banner atop the masthead to encourage us forward. Oh, that cottage mix-up at Hampton set us back. We had to rig our storm sail in order to make headway, but we did it ! Classes were now routine; professors, known; friends, plentiful; and " big " sisters, kind and helpful. Yes, the rough seas had calmed, and we put ashore for two months leave. SEPTEMBER 1 948 WEATHER Fair Wind - - Smooth Sailing Up anchor -- ahoy! In a few weeks every one was in motion. Professor Hiscoe almost instigated a mutiny with his fateful introduction to history problems. How many words did he say? To thwart this gale we experienced a joyful field trip to the Babson Institute and Children ' s Museum with Professor Knowles. (Those girls were gone an awfully long time for lunch.) One never knows what to expect from sailors on land. The dashing Professor Sumner made the lawn his classroom, and seemed to unsteady girls ' nerves as well as tradition.  By this time, we possessed a new seriousness. As we came closer to our goal, we realized that " the importance of being earnest " was not a trite cliche, but a fact to be faced. Professional growth began in observation classes in the training schools, where we came in direct contact with children. It set our minds pondering on this question, " At what grade level will I do my best work? " The inner self commenced to awaken, and a more thoughtful approach was given subject matter. In parallel fashion our jovial social life continued. We entertained our ambitious " big " sisters at an unforgettable Christmas party. Our red-flannelled and slightly distorted Santa Claus was hilarious. The sophomore formal was next on the agenda, and the artists of our class produced breath-taking decorations. We shakingly served tea to the guests at Investiture, and vaguely pictured ourselves in caps and gowns in that far-away 1 951 . Our fiesta production for Amateur Antics turned into a fiasco, and we rated fourth place. With this, the rudder chain broke, and we moored for repairs. Meanwhile, our captain, President James Dugan, was called away to the Rhode Island College of Education, where he was awarded an honorary doctorate degree. We heartily cheered his fortune, for now more than ever we were proud of our good Captain. SEPTEMBER 1949 WEATHER High Winds - - Rough Seas The barometer on the bridge indicated the approach of a severe storm. Suddenly a cry pierced the air, " Layout there and furl the jib. " The sea swelled higher and higher, while the hail and sleet fell. Orders roared forth from the chief mate, and bedlam was the result as we attempted to make fast the ship. Bedlam is descriptive, for never were we so upset and so at sea. The new termin- ology of unitary teaching and language arts was a combination that swept us like a tidal wave. We stated objectives, knowledges, and attitudes, and searched for visual aids materials for our unit until we felt as crammed as Webster ' s Dictionary. Yet, we remained engulfed until we began practice teaching. Then, suddenly the turmoil ceased, and the weather cleared. Working directly with children, we put into prac- tice book knowledge and theory. We saw and experienced situations about which we had heard or read. This training was invaluable, for herein the dilemma of confusion was eliminated. Members of the crew excelled at practice school. At the same time, the musically talented of our group, who had been spending long hours at practising, giving re- citals, and teaching, emerged well-rounded music ians with a flair for performing. They are to be congratulated ! One day a boat drew up on our port side, and we took aboard a new man, Pro- fessor Procopio. Being a lively fellow and a willing worker, he soon became a good shipmate. Our first concerted effort was the Junior Prom, that once-in-a-life-time dance at the Beaver Brook Country Club. Gallant escorts and their ladies graced the dance floor. Today the gold and blue pins or pendants are treasured souvenirs of the envied occasion.  The crowning event of the year was the winning of step singing, for which we had so eagerly worked. As the eve of our Junior year passed, the words of the men on deck were reassur- ing, " Red sky at night, Sailors ' delight. " The ' morrow was not to be feared! SEPTEMBER 1950 WEATHER Clearing — Sunny On the September of this final year the ship got under weigh at fair speed, yet the crew was a little apprehensive. We had a tradition to live up to, a last year to enjoy, and so much more to learn. Investiture was held earlier than usual, because our faithful captain, President James Dugan, was retiring from sea life. Our " little sister " class made an all-out effort to make this a memorable ceremony, even to the purchasing of dainty corsages. As we walked down the aisle, led by our new class officers, and were invested in our caps and gowns by our good Captain, an amazing transition took place. We were no longer uncertain people playing the part; we were Seniors. As such, we immediately began to work on the production of a yearbook, which is a significant matter for any graduating class. After the selecting of a theme, " The Clipper Ship Era, " the staff elaborated on this idea in order to give unity to the entire book. Our art editors are much to be commended for their contributions, which so enlivened the literature. The last days of any voyage are busy ones for sailors. There is a continual list of tasks to be completed. Daily routine is interrupted, and life is much upset. From early December through May all of us were interviewed once or several times by Superintendents, who anxiously sought the best prospects. As we have progressed in seamanship during the past four years, so has Lowell Teachers College made headway. Enrollment has doubled itself, the percentage of male students has greatly increased, and the Campus Star has received awards from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association for three years. We have faith that our alma mater will continue to grow in honor and in prestige. We look for inspiration and leadership in this growth from our new president, Dr. Daniel O ' Leary. He brings to Lowell Teachers College scholarship, experience, and high character. Commencement day and graduation are at hand; life takes on a new significance. Full-fledged seamen, we have grown immeasurably in knowledge, friendship, and humility. We are eager to face the challenge of the new and richer life for which we have been preparing. Greater adventure and greater rewards are on the horizon, and so, with faith and confidence in our mission, we set our sails and head into deeper waters.  LOOKING AHEAD " Where lies the land to which this ship would go? Far, far ahead is all its shipmates know? ' ' This is the end of our four-year journey at L.T.C. At the same time it marks the beginning of a second and more impor- tant voyage. What we will do or how we will fare is past our knowing. But we do know that the friends we have made here, the advice and the knowledge which has been so generously and lovingly bestowed will serve us well as we work toward the great Finality wherein lies all joy and success. This book is not an ending, but a begin- ning of the life for which we have spent many long years in preparation. Our college, where our hopes were strength- ened, our philosophy defined and deter- mined, our bodies and minds developed, will remain close to our hearts. It will not be a sentimental landmark, but a bulwark of faith and knowledge no matter where life ' s ship may carry us. 70] Faculty Directory Herman Brase 58 Holbrook Ave., Lowell Vivian Burns 407 High St., Lowell Elizabeth Coffey 183 Wilder St., Lowell Dr. Charles Dalrymple 34 Richmond Ave., Worcester Dr. James Dugan 32 Blake St., Cambridge John Fitzgerald 93 Dover St., Lowell Marie Gearan 255 Summer St., Gardner Emma Graham 15 South Walker St., Lowell Isobel Gregory 664 Mammoth Rd., Dracut Marguerite Gourville 22 Lexington St., Everett Mary C. Hayes 18 Upham St., Lowell DeMerritte Hiscoe 102 Beacon St., Lowell Christine Kane 1 1 Waverley Ave., Lowell Georgianna Keith 128 Myrtle St., Lowell Edward Knowles 46 Prospect St., Weymouth Charlotte Lowe 160 Dartmouth St., Lowell Irene MacDonald 320 Wilder St., Lowell Henry McGowan 18 Lura St., Lowell Frances Moriarty 12 Warwick St., Lowell Augustus Mazzocca 999 Massachusetts Ave., Arlington Elizabeth Neilson 1 10 Sharon St., West Medford Catherine O ' Connor 132 Belrose Ave., Lowell Dr. Daniel H. O ' Leary 37 Atherton St., Roxbury Dominic Procopio 55 Liberty St., Lowell Mary A. O ' Rourke 290 Huron Ave., Cambridge Julian Roberts 141 Van Greenby Rd., Lowell Robert Smith 1 1 Marlborough St., Lowell Mabelle Sullivan 373 Beacon St., Lowell Cyrus Thompson 72 Hanscom Ave., Reading Mabel E. Turner Box 230, Antrim, N. H. Mary F. Wallace 158 Dartmouth St., Lowell Alma Ward 8 Fern St., Chelmsford Mabel B. Wilson 9 Benton St., Stoneham Maintenance and Office Staff Kathleen Byrt 72 Canton St., Lowell Dennis Callahan 1 7 Ellis Ave., Lowell John Clement 20 Mt. Grove St., Lowell Frederick Courtemarche 262 School St., Lowell Andrew Doyle 231 Foster St., Lowell Beatrice Meagher 23 Canton St., Lowell Esker Squires Beaverbrook Club, Dracut Senior Directory ELEMENTARY STUDENTS Barbara Broe Livingston St., Tewksbury Virginia Broe Livingston St., Tewksbury Claire Burke 8 Daniels St., Lexington Mary Jo Burns 15 Centre St., Lowell Madalyn Condon 35 Sprague St., No. Billerica Mary Virginia Copley 12 Osgood Ave., Dracut Ruth Cullen 105 Hillside Rd., Watertown Evelyn Desmarais Highland Ave., No. Chelmsford Margaret Dever 7 Wolcott Rd., Woburn Patricia Donoghue 553 Fletcher St., Lowell Dorothy Donovan 115 Bennington St., Lawrence Clare Fallon 146 Hillside Rd., Watertown Mildred Fantini 43 Wilson St., Haverhill Dorothea Gulezian 40 Tenney St., Lawrence Carolyn Hopkins " Mountjoy " R.F.D. 1, Lowell Marilyn Johnston 278 Gibson St., Lowell Elizabeth Koutras 4oWaugh St., Lowell Toula Laganas 1 18 Sanders Ave., Lowell Mary Lally 68 Fayerweather St., Cambridge Constance Langille 16 Mystic St., Methuen Leon LeVasseur 48 Pond St., Lowell Linda Marinel 113 Elm St., Medford A. Shirley Martel 249 E. Merrimack St., Lowell Mary Martin 165 Andover St., Lowell Marjorie Mason 36 Eighteenth St., Lowell Elizabeth McAvinnue 339 Mammoth Rd., Lowell Katherine McCarthy 325 Rogers St., Lowell Mary McCarthy 270 Jackson St., Lawrence Barbara McElhiney 23 Lawrence St., Woburn Helen Michalides 3 Marion St., Lowell Ruth Merrill 15 Maple Ave., Chelmsford Nancy Noble Lake St., Wilmington Hildreth Palmer 67 Parkview Ave., Lowell John Penney 239 E. Merrimack St., Lowell Theresa Regan 351 Lawrence St., Lawrence Virginia Ryan 82 Osgood St., Lawrence Katherine Salemis 38 Adrian St., Somerville Bernice Scott 23 Spruce St., Methuen June Shea 113 Elm St., Medford Marilyn Sheridan 665 Nashua Rd., Dracut Nancy Sweet 12 Highland Ave., No. Chelms- ford Barbara Walsh 33 Chestnut St., Woburn Catherine Winn 142 Oakland Ave., Methuen MUSIC STUDENTS Eunice Buckley 112 Prospect St., Weymouth Jacqueline Curran 56 Wiley St., Maiden Dorice Holland 73 South Kimball St., Bradford Mary Lyons 136 Pleasant St., Woburn Janet McCarthy 50 Rindge Ave., Cambridge Frances McDonald 50 Baker Ave., Quincy Jean McHugh 134 Pine Hill Rd., Chelmsford Priscilla Ostrander 57 Harding St., Pittsfield Phyllis Sanville 67 Lawrence Rd., Bradford Norma Stella 18 South Williams St., Bradford Eugene Winter Shawsheen St., Tewksbury  Junior Directory ELEMENTARY STUDENTS Theresa Andrews 225 Tremont St., Somerville Diane Barsorian 399 Walker St., Lowell James Burke 227 W. London St., Lowell Janet Casey 75 Governor ' s Ave., Medford Joan Casey 30 Carolyn St., Lowell Marie Collins 180 Fairmount St., Lowell Patricia Collins 44 Loring St., Lawrence Maureen Conlon 262 Adams St., Lowell Barbara Connors 10 Poole St., Woburn Pauline Ganley 72 Maple Ave., No. Andover Barbara Gillespie 196 Middlesex St., No. Andover Elizabeth Gleason 19 Lawton St., Lowell Mary Gorman 56 Cherry St., Medford Donald Goddard 131 Garden St., Cambridge Francis Hawbolt 1 Barton St., Boston Mary Hennessey 15 Logan St., Lawrence Lorraine Hurley 107 Mount Vernon St., Win- chester Anita Kasparian 1 Sutherland Terr., Arlington Kathleen Kearney 505 Wilder St., Lowell Joan Kelley 342 Broadway St., Everett Avra Kevghas 57 Clare St., Lowell Jean Kilmartin Boston Rd., Pinehurst Eleanor Klatka 17 Gage Ave., Lowell Katherine Kosartes 1036 Middlesex St., Lowell Barbara Labadini 42 Hume Ave., Medford Gloria Laferriere 354 E. Merrimac St., Lowell Salvatore Lipomi Rosemary Rd., Tewksbury William Mahoney 16 Lyons St., Lowell Christine Malloy 261 Upham St., Cambridge Kathleen Mangan 100 West St., Lowell Joan McGlinchey 13 Elm St., Lowell Madeline McLaughlin 37 Osborne Rd., W. Medford Mary Mooney 42 Harrison Ave., Woburn Mary Mulcahey 587 Princeton Blvd., Lowell Eleanor Munn 1 107 Middlesex St., Lowell Joan Murphy 24 Holbrook Ave., Lowell Claire O ' Neill 18 Ellis Ave., Medford Joyce Polland 10 Almont St., Methuen Janet Priestley 215 Princeton Blvd., Lowell Patricia Queenan 34 Livingston Ave., Lowell Martha Quinn 102 Gorham St., Lowell Charlotte Raymond 25 Vermont Ave., Dracut Doris Salvas 41 Gardner Ave., Lowell Anna Shelvey 517 High St., Lowell Anne Sinibaldi 10 Birch St., Lawrence Janet Smith 7 Valley Park St., W. Medford Jane White 138 Middlesex Rd., Chestnut Hill Mary Beakey 193 Appleton St., Lowell Charles Brinkman 4 Batchelder St., Lowell Mary Burke 55 Chapman St., Dracut Ruth Coleman 360 Thacher St., Milton Marlene Dietal 59 Branch St., Clinton Joseph Eslie 64 Magnolia Ave., Andover Virginia Jackson 15 Sanborn Terr., Amesbury MUSIC STUDENTS Ronald Klonel 21 Adams St., No. Chelmsford George Membrino 140 Heywood St., Fitchburg Paul Messier 296 Chestnut St., Holyoke Phyllis Morse County Rd., E. Freetown Irene Rocha 30 Thompson St., Fall River Gerald Richard 201 Park St., Holyoke SPECIAL STUDENTS Vito Selvaggio 14 Freeman St., Haverhill Ellen Stephens Richmond James Terret 52 Beverly St., N. Andover Carrol Thorne 79 Aquavia Rd., Medford Carlton Thorne 79 Aquavia Rd., Medford William Welsh 94 Berkeley St., Lawrence Arlene Whitman 14 Newton Rd., Haverhill Edward Byrne 53 So. Loring Street, Lowell Ann DiLavore 54 Oak Street, Methuen Sally McConnell Whitinsville Lucille Lambert 143 College Avenue, West Som- erville  Sophomore Directory ELEMENTARY STUDENTS Vera Allen Farwell Rd., Tyngsboro Carolyn Baker 35 Arlington St., Methuen Rose Marie Ballato 607 Main St., Medford Millouise Barrett 16 Mansur St., Lowell Doris Beausoleil 50 Littleton Rd., Chelmsford Claire Belyea 22 Winter St., Billerica Mildred Carlen 665 Nashua Rd., Dracut Margaret Cavanaugh 138 Oakland Ave., Methuen Marie Cawley 13 Standish St., Cambridge Margaret Connors 707 Merrimack St., Lowell Mary Concannon 20 Mansur St., Lowell Helen Considine 298 Walker St., Lowell Dorothy Craven 1869 Middlesex St., Lowell Ann Cullen 12 Gage Ave., Lowell Jean Curtis 214 Webster St., Haverhill Patricia Daly 38 St. James St., Lowell Veronica DeSaulnier 12 Fuller Rd., Chelmsford Pauline Desrochers 722 Merrimack St., Lowell Anne Deurell 188 Central Ave., Medford Joseph Donnelly 54 Land St., Lowell Ann Doyle 78 Lexington St., Lawrence Doris Duffy 24 Cheney PL, Lowell Margaret Early 1 1 Cedar St., Lowell Anna Ferrante 65 Wareham St., Medford Madeline P ' ielding 28 Egerton Rd., Arlington Ellen Finnegan 60 Harris Ave., Lowell Clara Fuschetti 19 Crescent St., Medford Barbara Galvin 29 Pearl St., Lawrence Elizabeth Gannon 1 1 Steadman St., Chelmsford Marie Gill 50 Linden St., Lowell Joanne Gifun 18 Benton Rd., Medford Warren Goddard 131 Garden St., Cambridge Anne Gould 45 Bellevue Ave., Cambridge Charles Greene 1 1 Mineral St., Reading Marian Guerin 882 Gorham St., Lowell Elaine Gustavson I King St., Arlington Daniel Horgan Dudley Rd., Tewksbury Jean Hughes 79 Tenney St., Lawrence Charlotte Hutton 261 Railroad Ave., No. Andover Mary Keaney Boston Rd., Billerica Helen Kennedy 45A Myrtle St., Lawrence Joan Kenney 15 Lamb St., Lowell Paul Kiniklis 49 Aspinwall Rd., Dorchester Arpy Kludjian 339 Westford St., Lowell Margaret Knox I I Martin St., Medford Electra Kominis 132 Mt. Vernon St., Lowell Constance Lanseigne 47 Woodcock St., Lowell Nancy Leary 10 Adams St., Melrose Frances Le Cam 14 Cedar St., Lowell Nina Lee 86 Chilton St., Cambridge Loddy Leiter 27 Salem St., No. Wilmington Edson MacKenzie Clark St., Somerville Cynthia Malin 161 Mt. Vernon St., Maiden Elsa Martinson R.F.D. 1 Andover St., No. Tewksbury Alice McCarthy 325 Rogers St., Lowell Jean McCarthy 10 Allyn Terr., Lawrence Ellen McKenna 24 Stearns Ave., Lawrence Agnes McLean 30 Greenfield St., Lowell Mary McNamee 29 Laurel St., Lowell Mary McPadden 423 Stevens St., Lowell Patricia McSorley 235 Parkview Ave., Lowell Barbara Meagher 669 Stevens St., Lowell Marilyn Meseth 4 Olive St., Lawrence Anne Morris 933 Essex St., Lawrence Evelyn Munn 1 107 Middlesex St., Lowell Jean Murphy 155 Allston St., W. Medford Maureen Murphy 40 Warwick St., Lowell Joan Murray 2 1 Ellis Ave., Medford Phyliss O ' Doherty 23 2 Hart PL, Woburn Constance Panagiotopoulos 20 Phillips St., Lowell Jesse Peterson 23 Hopkins St., Dracut Marie Purcell 85 Yale St., Medford Ann Quinn 106 Gorham St., E. Chelmsford Ann Regan 83 Stromquist Ave., Lowell Paulette Richards 29 Frothingham St., Lowell Mildred Sawyer 83 Liberty St., Lowell Claire Sexton 63 Pine St., Lowell Lucinda Silk 8 Atlantic St., Lowell Elizabeth Smith 44 South Chestnut St., Haverhill Muriel Soutter 191 Parkview Ave., Lowell Paula Sparks 354 Princeton Blvd., Lowell Elizabeth Springer 61 Fellsway East, Maiden Mary Sullivan 1 1 1 Brockton Ave., Haverhill Mary Lou Sullivan 76 Exeter St., Lawrence Mary Valcour 56 Yale St., Winchester Jean Vayo 118 Wentworth Ave., Lowell Marguerite Vishaway 20 Appleton St., Lowell Mary Wholey 1092 Mammoth Rd., Dracut Angela Yaghdjian 2 1 Granville Ave., Medford Alva Young 25 Wright St., No. Chelmsford Vasiliki Ziogas 13 Westford St., Lowell Rita Zoukee 27 Arch St., Haverhill  MUSIC STUDENTS Philip Anzaldi 82 Woodland St., Lawrence Carl Bochman 2 A Cherry St., Lawrence Richard Bowden 28 Chester St., Watertown Anthony Consentine 134 Newbury St., Lawrence Mary Coughlin 17 Nicollet St., Lowell Frederick Dargie 394 Pleasant St., Maiden Vernon Deane 30 Queene St., Falmouth Helen Harrison Cotuit Rd., Bourne Paul Hauser 20 Pratt St., Allston Frank Hayward 49 Harold St., No. Andover Frederick Koek Vernon Ave., Stoneham Joan Lacasse 1 13 Pelham St., Methuen Lucille Lambert 143 College Ave., Somerville Walter McHugh 31 Lenox Rd., Peabody Alexander Melick 70 Partridge St., Watertown Norma Melvin 29 Egerton Rd., Arlington William Mills 23 Middle St., E. Weymouth Raymond Morin 738 Dwight St., Holyoke Rosemary O ' Connor 13 Carisbrooke St., Andover Paul O ' Loughlin 29 Forest St., Lowell Phyllis Palmgren 21 Sunset Ave., Chelmsford Elaine Rannikko So. Maine St., E. Templeton Lerlean Ross 29 Sunnyside Ave., Saugus Janet Sykes 1286 Lawrence St., Lowell Edward Thiebe 1 Park View Terr., Holyoke Rita Woiceshook 5 Ford St., Haverhill Karl Woodman 14 Brentwood Ave., Wilmington Paul Hauser 20 Pratt Street, Allston SPECIAL STUDENTS Jean Hughes 19 Tenney Street, Lawrence Marilyn Meseth 4 Olive Street, Methuen Freshman Directory George Abodeely 1 18 Mt. Washington St., Lowell Blanche Bachta 150 Prospect St., Lawrence Florence Berard 129 White St., Lowell Robert Boule 222 Lowell St., Wakefield Margaret Brady 17 Oakland St., Lowell Richard Briana 423 Saratoga St., E. Boston Charles Brooks 460 E. 8th St., South Boston Barbara Burke 30 Livingston Ave., Lowell Phyllis Carroll 30 So. State St., Concord, N. H. Virginia Castles 72 Boylston St., Lowell William Cheney 42 Wellesley Ave., Lowell Norma Clinton 1 1 Fairview St., Lowell Mary Connor 16 Alder St., Lowell Nancy Conway 61 Elm St., No. Billerica Muriel Copley 72 Osgood Ave., Dracut Glennis Corr 360 Wilder St., Lowell Ellen Cull 137 Hoyt Ave., Lowell Richard Culi.en 12 Gage Ave., Lowell ELEMENTARY STUDENTS Joanne Curran 42 Sidney St., Lowell Joanne Daigle 160 Old Meadow Rd., Dracut Christine Derby 144 Saratoga St., Lawrence Joan DeSimone 26 Bonner Ave., Medford Barbara Dewhurst 44 Elm St., Haverhill Claire Donahue 77 Osgood St., Lawrence Doris Donovan 98 Forest St., Lowell Richard Driscoll 30 North Broadway, Haverhill Patricia Drummey 380 Main St., No. Andover Patricia Dyer 7 Prospect St., No. Andover William Farrell 346 Fletcher St., Lowell Geraldine Ferronetti 12 View St., Haverhill Patricia Finnegan 135 Andrews St., Lowell Michael Fioretti 103 Cleveland Ave., Everett June Foss 74 Richards St., Lowell Thomas Frawley 150 Myrtle St., Lowell Virginia Gauthier 48 Hancock Ave., Lowell Richard Gesner 1939 So. Main St., Fall River  Frederick Gleason 19 Lawton St., Lowell Mary Greene 139 E. Haverhill St., Lawrence Martina Harrington 44 Seventh Ave., Lowell Paul Horgan 34 Reynolds Ave., Chelsea Lillian Housley 97 Capen St., Medford Ruth Irvin Middlesex Rd., Tyngsboro Marjorie Jenkins Barlows Landing Rd., Pocasset Mary Juba Stanley Rd., Methuen Evangeline Karas 29 Marion St., Lowell Kay Karokias 103 Lowell St., Methuen Ann Marie Kelly 96 Wentworth Ave., Lowell Joan Kelly 7 Pershing St., Forge Village Daniel Kelly 3 Lincoln Ave., Forge Village Charlotte Kosartes 1036 Middlesex St., Lowell Frances Kypiacopoulos 347 Market St., Lowell Mary Lamb 17 Usher Rd., West Medford Patricia Leclair 17 Harris Ave., Lowell Rosemary Liston 28 Bellevue St., Lowell Charlotte Losero 131 Newton St., Boston Mary Luciano Spring St., Billerica Rosemary Macklin 3 Belmont St., No. Andover Alice Mahoney 521 Rogers St., Lowell Mary McLarnon 344 Suffolk St., Lowell Jean McLaughlin 37 Osborne Rd., Medford ' Louise McManus 12 Hatch Rd., West Medford Mary McNiff 35 Gardner St., Peabody Anne McParland 38 Laurel St., Lowell Maurine McSorley 235 Parkview Ave., Lowell Helen McSweeney 76 Evans St., Medford Marion Merewether 21 1 Forest St., Winchester Cecile Milot 1 Bridge St., Graniteville Barbara Morris 40 Livingston Ave., Lowell Andrew Morse 46 Oakland Ave., Methuen Mary Ellen Moynihan 506 Gorham St., Lowell Ann Marie Murray 29 Bartlet St., Andover Rita Noonan 151 Tenney St., Methuen Janice Osborn 40 Cascade Ave., Lowell Bette Ann Oullette Littleton Rd., Westford Herman Paschjerella 582 Second St., Everett John Perroni 86 Summer St., Salem Virginia Quinn 30 Weed St., Lowell Joan Rappaport 44 Irene St., Lawrence Ann Marie Robinshaw 34 Swan St., Lawrence Jane Saunders 235 Princeton Blvd., Lowell Margaret Scott Allston Rd., No. Reading Nancy Scott Trull Rd., No. Tewksbury Marcia Scully 50 Rea St., Lowell Mary Sheehan 165 Greene St., No. Andover Elizabeth Sheeley 17 Enmore St., Andover Alice Shrestinian 16 Central St., Haverhill Barbara Silk 40 Chauncey Ave., Lowell Joanne Smith 40 Park St., Lawrence Lorraine Stevens 253 Governors Ave., Medford Beverly Stewart 2 Dutton St., Lowell Doreen Stowe 101 Wildwood St., Winchester Dorothy Sullivan 56 N St., South Boston Peter Sweeney 65 St. James St., Lowell Joan Tassinavi 45 Agawam Ave., Bradford Nancy Taylor 217 Oakland Ave., Methuen Shirley Tessier 187 Hale St., Lowell Elaine Thornton 36 Farley St., Lawrence Edith Trommer 251 Gibson St., Lowell Marie Ursano 599 River St., Haverhill Virginia Valentine 103 Main St., Fairhaven Anne Vozzella 219 Forest St., Medford Joan Walsh i8g Highland Ave., Winchester John Warry 40 Rollins Ave., Lynn Jane Yarnall Nabnassett Rd., Nabnassett Joan Young 45 Swan St., Lawrence Betty Ann Zubick 330 Stevens St., Lowell Neil Bartlett 49 Varnum Ave., Lowell Holly Burgess 2 Flagg St., Wollaston Robert Ellison 48 Stone Ave., Somerville James Fitzpatrick 114 McKinstry Ave., Chicopee Vincent Giannini 94 First St., Medford Ralph Hajosy River Rd., Lowell MUSIC STUDENTS William Harty 62 Oak St., Haverhill Dorothy Hoh 2 Baremeadow St., Methuen Joseph Leonardo 49 Moore St., West Somerville William Macul 97 Haseltine St., Haverhill Catherine McDepmott 95 Cottage St., West Lynn Claire Nanis 31 Holyoke St., Maiden Carlton Peacock High St., West Duxbury Lucelia Pope Great Oak Rd., E. 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