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ON cobblestone ... n BK BEMOVED TORM BARC yirginTa Commonwealth Unherslty Archived U A QC-o Richmond Professional Institute library 901 West Franklin Street Richmond. Va. RULES 1. Books may be kept two weeks and may be renewed once for the same period, except reserve books and magazines. 2. A fine of five cents a day will be charged on each overdue book. No book will be issued to any person incurring such a fine until it has been paid. 3. A fine of five cents an hour will be charged on overnight books returned after 9:00 A.M. 4. Reference books, such as encyclopaedias and dictionaries, are to be used only in the library. 5. Injury to books beyond reasonable wear and all losses shall be paid for. 6 Each borrower is held responsible for all books drawn on his name and for all fines accru- ing on the same. 7 No books may be taken from the library without being checked. h«i:!? xwgi LIBRARY For Reference Not to be taken from this room 1960 % W k b.iw ' u iii " s i y U 1 960 YEARBOOK OF RICHMOND PROFESSIONAL INSTITUTE COBBLESTONE COLLEGE OF WILLIAM AND MARY • RICHMOND, VIRGINIA MARIAN KINZIE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF COLE WADDELL ASSISTANT EDITOR SAM BOWLIN BUSINESS MANAGER LIBRARY RICHMOND P[JOFESS!OflAl INSTITUTE FACULTY CLASSES 1 3 J 25 SPORTS ORGANIZATIONS 55 65 FEATURES 103 m ADVERTISEMENTS 121 . ; lil ijr ' " N I vg. I Those cobblestones were covered in a blanket of white for a few weeks and the students walked awkwardly and slow in order not to slip. One could see plenty of color on campus by noticing the gay wool scarves and gloves. Girls, those raccoon collars came in handy, didn ' t they? The snack bar offered everything from hot chocolate to potato chips and the students ' hunger and thirst was quenched on the spot. Student helpers were always on han d, too. 1:4: Having a new rotunda this year gave the students a great place to relax over a coke between classes, and served as a meeting place for groups at night. The new chairs were comfortable for the ' ' long-play " bridge participants, and the snack bar offered a retreat for the hungry loafer. C5] Give a cheer for old RPI . . . we ' re the best of all the rest! Cheerleaders were eager to urge the crowd into excitement at all the basketball games. They also helped during the opening festivities of Scholarship Week. Sock feet was the popular adornment at most RPI hops. It was a comfortable way to enjoy dancing in the gym, and the idea went over tremendously. I 7 hey ■ the Senior Man,tH ' ' " glimpse- 0 ' ' generation and ,1 Each day one can observe the students of RPI busily hurrying around the campus. They pause to smile and say a friendly hello, then scurry on to their respective classes. [8: ' Ro Ac « u -B m a professional school, the students are preparing themselves for a particular place in life. They attend classes which are designed especially to place them, well-prepared, in a highly technical atmosphere that dominates today ' s world. Also, they learn to live with others and experience problems and happy moments that help them adjust to life on their own. [9] FACULTY THE PROVOST DR. GEORGE J. OLIVER Dr. George J. Oliver, a veteran of thirteen years at the College of William and Mary as Co-ordinator of Branch Activities and Director of Extension Service, took office as Provost of Richmond Professional Institute July i, 1959. He was formally installed this year as top Administrator of R.P.I. Dr. Oliver has performed his new duties as Provost with sincerity, loyalty and the drive to push ahead. He has guided R.P.I, this year with " a plan of expansion and service that would strengthen Community-school relationships. " [13: DEAN OF STUDENTS WILLIAM R. O ' CONNELL, JR. Mr. William R. O ' Connell, Jr., is known to all R.P.I, student.s, through his work as Dean of Students and by the friendly at- mosphere of his ofTice, which is always open for those who need help with their prob- lems. Mr. O ' Connell, who was Dean of Men last year, was appointed by the Pro- vost to serve as Dean of Students this year. His appointment was confirmed by the Board of Visitors of the College of William and Mary on January 9 of this year. Dean O ' Connell has shown the R.P.I, campus that an understanding attitude and a warm smile will greet them when they enter his oflicc, and in return the students respect and admire him. DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS CURTIS G. KEESEE, JR. DEAN OF WOMEN JANE B. GLADDING Mrs. Jane B. Gladding assumed the duties of the Dean of Women at R.P.I, this year. Mrs. Gladding has been a teacher at R.P.I. for the last twelve years and has served on the Discipline Committee of the school for several years previous to her new appoint- ment this year. Since Mrs. Gladding ac- cepted the duties of Dean of Women, she has worked closely with the Women ' s Inter- Dormitory Council and the girls in the dormitories. She has become well known throughout the campus and has done an excellent job regarding her new position. BUSINESS MANAGER ROBERT T. ENGLISH J R iHl LIBRARIAN SCHOOL OF APPLIED SOCIAL SCIENCE Marvin Ingram, Lois Washer (Acting Chairman), Melvin Fuller, Pearl Burford, Albert Rogers, Alden Bigelow, Gertrude Bunzel, J. M. Snelling, Nancy Alexander, Curtis Keesee SCHOOL OF APPLIED SCIENCE Jane Bell Gladding, Patricia Ladd, Margaret May, Walter Richards, Roderick Cary, William Seelman, Mary Kapp (Director), Lewis Goldstein, Peggy Watts SCHOOL OF PSYCHOLOGY Donald Ogdon, Edwin Thomas (Director), John Blake [i6] COSTUME DESIGN AND FASHION ILLUSTRATION Jean Gilliam, Jean Southward, Hazel Mundy (Department Head] Lena Spencer, Betty Vitsky, Otti Windmueller ARTS CRAFTS AND FINE ARTS Maurice Bonds (Fine Arts Departmerit Head), Theresa Pollak, Charles Renick, Allan Eastman (Arts Crafts Department Head) COMMERCIAL ART Jewett Campbell, James Bumgardner, Winston Hough, William Bevilaqua, Betty Burke, John Hilton (Department Head), Arthur Biehl, Leon Bellin Robert Hester (Department Head), Margaret Offermann, Jean Kidwell, Dorothy Hamilton i SCHOOL OF DISTRIBUTION Leonard Maiden, Barry Frazee, David Doian, Jim O ' Donnell, Mary Lou Wellman, William Graubard, Katherine Bell, Mary Marks, Kay Boatwright, Ralph Rush (Director), Natalie Kneeland DEPARTMENT OF DRAMATIC ART Raymond Hodges (Department Head), Thomas Holloway, William Francis, Agnes David SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Howard Davis, Elnora Overley, Mary McGinty, Jean White, Russell Johnston, Kenneth Zimmer (Director), William Sandridge, Paul Umberger, David Willis, John Lambert, Woodie Tucker, Clinton Ferguson, Marvin Ingram DEP.ARTMENT OF PHOTOGRAPHY Patrick Osso (Department Head) [i8] SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING Matthew Litten, George Kennedy, John Morgan, Malcolm Murrill, C. A. B. Foster (Manager) SCHOOL OF MUSIC Milton Cherry, Lawrence Robinson, Wayne Batty (Acting Chairman) Jean McConnell, Donald Tennant (Department Head, Music Education), Volney Shepard SCHOOL OF TECHNOLOGY John Ankeney (Director), Leonard Hoadley, William Sparks, Robert Cooper Bailey [19:1 DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH John Bosworth-Fling, Miles Woods, Betty Lloyd, James Pendleton, Elizabeth Smith, Allan Brown (Department Head), Gertrude Curtler SCHOOL OF NURSING Marie Osterman, Ruth Childs, Olive Faulkner (Director), Kathryn Newcome, Geraldine Hoffman SCHOOL OF REHABILITATION COUNSELING— GRADUATE Keith Wright, Wade Stalnaker (Director) SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK— GRADUATE Joseph Bunzel, Lois Washer, Betty Davis, Ruth Boyer, Anne Fischer, George Kalif (Director) SCHOOL OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY Eleanor Wolfe, Anna Doudlah, William Sparks, Elizabeth Messick (Director) [20] IN M EM O RI A M Dr. Margaret L. Johnson A faculty member of the Richmond Professional Institute from 1930 until November 20, 1959. A teacher of modern languages, adviser to ' students and Dean of Students from 1952 until her passing. Her entire career was devoted to serving this institution. [21] CLASSES [25;] SENIOR CLASS OFFICERS ART ACHIEVEMENT KEYS WILLIAM BRANCH STOREY KAREN JANE HARSHBARGER OTIS DARE HUBAND LEADERSHIP KEY BOBBY GRAY BUCHANAN 1:26] Becoming a part of the history of R.P.I, is the annual presentation of awards at a special Honors Convocation to seniors who have made meritorious advancements in certain areas of development. SENIOR AWARDS ALUMNI AWARD Alumni Award for Scholarship and Citizenship presented to ELIZABETH HEWETT GRINNAN SCHOLARSHIP KEYS ELIZ. BETH HEWETT GRINNAN BYRON JOHN KIRKMAN 1:27: PHYLLIS BAKER Richmond, Virginia B.S. in . ' uTsitig WALTER FRANKLIN BORKEY Richmond, Virginia B.S in Business JOHN F. BARRETT Annandale, Virginia B.S. in Business NELDA FRANCES BRUFFER Richmond, Virginia B.S. in Applied Psychology JUDY CARROLL BEALL Myrtle Beach, South Carolina B.F.A. in Costume Design DOROTHY BEARD South Norfolk, Virginia B.F.A. in Costume Design SHIRLEY ANN BEASLEY Petersburg, Virginia Bachelor of Music Education RONALD BELL Richmond, Virginia B.S. in Business JANET GAY BOND Selma, North Carolina B.F.A. in Commercial Art MARYLEN JOAN BOWKER Norfolk, Virginia B.S. in Retailing SAMUEL WALLER BOWLIN Amelia, Virginia B.S. in Business EUGENE BOYD Richmond, Virginia B.S. in Business WILLIAM BRITTON Ashland, Virginia B.S. in Business BOBBY GRAY BUCHANAN Newport News, Virginia B.F.A. in Dramatic Art GEORGE WRIGHT BULGER Village, Virginia B.F.A. in Interior Design [28: CHARLES CALLAWAY Richmond, Virginia B.S. in Advertising iL wiL " ' JOHN CARLTON CALLAWAY, JR. Smithfield, Virginia B.S. in Advertising LOUIS CAMPBELL Richmond, Virginia B.S. in Business RUBEN FOX CANNADY Franklinton, North Carolina B.F.A. in Fine Arts LAURA TATE DAUGHERTY Denville, New Jersey B.S. in Occupational Therajy PAUL HEDLEY DAVIS, JR. Richmond, Virginia B.S. in Business WILLIAM CHAPPELL Jarratt, Virginia B.S. in Business DIANA SUSAN CHINN Fredericksburg, Virginia Certificate in Business JAMES HARVEY CLARK Richmond, Virginia B.F.A. in Interior Design JANIS MARIE DEVORE Arlington, Virginia B.S. in Occupational Therapy RICHARD BRUCE DOBBINS Richmond, Virginia B.S. in Business LOUIS FREDERICK CLEMENTS Petersburg, Virginia Bachelor .) Music Education GEORGE WARREN COOK Richmond, Virginia B.F.A. in Arts and Crafts DANIEL ADOLPH CRAUN, JR. Somerset, Virginia B.S. in Business ELIZABETH PAGE DUSO Gorham, Maine B.F.A. in Arts and Crafts ANN RANDOLPH EDMUNDS Halifax, Virginia B.S. in Applied Psychology NORMAN CHARLES CREANGE Plainfield, New Jersey B.S. in Social Science MARGARET ANNE MORRIS CURRAN Stanardsville, Virginia B.S. in Retailing CAROLYN ELIZABETH DARDEN Fayetteville, North Carolina B.F.A. in Commercial Art EDWARD VANDER ENGLISH Hopewell, Virginia B.S. in Psychology DOROTHY ANNE FORRESTER Martinsville, Virginia B.S. in Occupational Therapy [29:1 JAMES THOMAS GANNON Washington, D. C. li.l ' .A. in Commercial Art VERONICA VIRGINIA GIELLA Amelia, Virginia li.F.A. in Fashion Jlluslration ROBERT M. HARPER Richmond, Virginia B.S. in Distribuliie Education LUCY MAIE HARRIS Creedmoor, North Carolina B.S. in Distributive Education KAREN JANE HARSHBARGER Richmond, Virginia B.F.A. in Arts and Crafts JANICE CORNELIA GRAHAM High Point, North Carolina B.F.A. in Art Education JANICE HAGUE Richmond, Virginia B.S. in Elementary Education EULA McLEAN HAYMES Sandston, Virginia B.S. in Elementary Education JOHN LINWOOD HEATH Ellerson, Virginia B.F.A. in Commercial Art FRANCES SHELTON HENDERSON Alexandria, Virginia B.S. in Advertising ROBERT BRENT HALL Schuyler, Virginia B.S. in Retailing MARGARET BARROW HAMMACK Front Royal, Virginia B.S. in Distributive Education LEONA DORIS HICKS Greencastle, Pennsylvania B.S. in Retailing HORACE BELFORD HILL South Hill, Virginia B.S. in Business ROBERT EDWIN HOLLAND, JR. Hampton, Virginia B.F.A. in Commercial Art BUFORD HARLOW Richmond, Virginia B.S. in Advertising JOAN EMELIE HARPER Bracey. Virginia B.S. in Business BETSY FELIX HOLT Princeton, North Carolina B.F.A. in Dramatic .4rt FRANCES JANE HORINE Colonial, New Jersey B.S. in Occupational Therapy GEORGE CHAMELESS HOWELL Myrtle Beach, South Carolina B.F.A. m Commercial Art v-: ' ?S-;! iS ifc [303 4 r:- ROBERT LEE HOWERTON Colonial Heights, Virginia B.S. in Applied Social Science JOAN DOROTHEA HUDGINS Portsmouth, Virginia B.S. in Elementary Education EDITH MARCIA HYMAN Waynesboro, Virginia B.F.A. in Fashion Illustration ROBERT BOLLING JACKSON Richmond, Virginia Bachelor of Music BARBARA BELMONT JONES Portsmouth, Virginia B.F.A. in Dramatic Art MARGARET HAMILL JONES Gloucester, Virginia B.F.A. in Art Education MARION A. JONES, JR. Petersburg, Virginia B.S. in Applied Social Science EFFIE LENA JORDAN Pendleton, Virginia B.S. in Business I DORA ELIZABETH HUGHES Richmond, Virginia B.S. in Elementary Education RUTH ISABEL JORDAN Richmond, Virginia B.S. in Occupational Therapy DIXIE ELLYN KEGLEY Decatur, Georgia B.F.A. in Fashion Illustration ELWOOD CLYDE KELLEY Rockville, Virginia B.S. in Applied Social Science ELIZABETH WILSON HUMPHREYS Richmond, Virginia B.S. in Social Welfare C30 HOWARD EUGENE KERPELMAN Suffolk, Virginia B.S. in Business FRANCES MARIAN KINZIE Spindale, North Carolina B.F.A. in Dramatic Art DONALD EDWARD KLOSKE Hopewell, Virginia B.S. in Retailing PATRICIA DUNLAP KLOSS Richmond, Virginia B.S. in Physical Education SANDRA MARY VIRGINIA KOPACZ Portsmouth, Virginia B.F.A. in Costume Design JANE STEVENS LARSON Harrisonburg, Virginia Bachelor of Music Education GENE THOMAS LEWIS Richmond, Virginia B.S. in Business NEVA ELIZABETH LEWIS Baltimore, Maryland B.S. in Occupational Therapy RICHARD KING LEWIS Hopewell, Virginia B.S. in Business JOAN ELIZABETH MOORE Richmond, Virginia B.S. in Business WILLIAM EDWARDS MORGAN, JR. Salisbury, Maryland B.F.A. in Dramatic Art CAROLYN ELIZABETH LINDSTROM Atlanta, Georgia B.S. in Occupational Therapy LINWOOD MASON LOCKHART Richmond, Virginia B.S. in Advertising SHAWN KATHLEEN MABLEY Appomattox, Virginia B.S. in Applied Social Science ANNE RICHMOND McCLAIN Bristol, Tennessee B.F.A. in Commercial Art WILLIAM EDWARD McQUAIL Norfolk, Virginia B.S. in Business JANICE BUCHANAN MOCK Damascus, Virginia Certificate in Business SARAH LOUISE NICAR Richmond, Virginia B.F.A. in Costume Design [32] RICHARD LAMAR PARLER Alexandria, Virginia B.S. in Psychology PAGE A. PANNELL Waynesboro, Virginia B.S. in Social Science PATRICIA COSETTE PEARSON Warsaw, Virginia B.S. i CARLTON EDWARD PERRY Hopewell, Virginia B.S. in Business SEYMOUR LEWIS SHAMES Newark, New Jersey B.F.A. in Arts and Crafts WALTER STEWART SHANKS, JR. Richmond, Virginia B.F.A. in Commercial Art THOMAS ALGIE PURDUE Richmond, Virginia B.S. in Business DONALD ALVA RADCLIFFE Petersburg, Virginia B.S. in Business ELIZABETH GWENDOLYN ROMM Richmond, Virginia B.S. in Social Science VICTORIA SHARPE Richmond, Virginia B.S. in Business RANDOLPH E. SHIFFLET Sandston, Virginia B. S. in Retailing ELEANOR VIRGINIA RIDDLEBERGER Staunton, Virginia B.F.A. in Interior Design PHILLIP RANDOLPH RTLEE Saluda, Virginia B.S. in Applied Social Science ANNA RUDACILLE SIRLES Front Royal, Virginia B.S. in Business CHARLES H. SHOCKEY Harrisonburg, Virginia EVELYN ANN SLOYER Easton, Pennsylvania ' .S. in Distributive Education NINA RUDENKO Richmond, Virginia B.S. in Business JANE BEVERLEY RUFFIN Tunstall, Virginia B.S. in Occupational Therapy WILLIAM ALBERT SEELMAN Richmond, Virginia B.S. in Chemical Technology FAYETTE REGELIA SMITH Orange, Virginia B.F.A. in Costume Design MARIETTA DIANNE SMITH Hawthorne, New Jersey B.S. in Occupational Therapy [333 MARY MARTIN SMITHWICK Statesville, North Carolina B.F.A. in interior Design REBECCA BOND SPICER Arlington, Virginia B.F.A. in Art Education SHARON KATHLEEN STARK Vinton, Virginia B.S. in Retailing SYLVIA GENA WILLIAMS Nebo, North Carolina B.S. in Occupational Therapy DYAN ELLIOTT WILSON Alexandria, Virginia B.F.A. in Fine Arts JOAN MAE STEIDER Richmond, Virginia B.S. in Nursing ROBERT LOUIS STEPHENSON Richmond, Virginia B.S. in Social Science ROBERT HOWARD TARCEN Richmond, Virginia B.S. in Business AUBREY A. WOOD, JR. Richmond, Virginia B.S. in Social Science DIANA LEE WYAND Hagerstown, Maryland B.F.A. in Commercial Art GWENDOLYN CRAWFORD TAYLOR Richmond, Virginia B.F.A. in Arts and Crafts HARRELL DAVIS TICE Durham, North Carolina B.F.A. in Commercial Art JUDITH ANN WALDORF Timonium, Maryland B.S. ill Distributive Education EILEEN RUTH WALLACE Baltimore, Maryland B.F.A. in Commercial Art BERTIE LEE WICKER Richmond, Virginia B.F.A. in Costume Design ANNE VIRGINIA WIGG Wilmington, North Carolina B.F.A. in Fashion Illustration [343 JOHN ALLISON BLAZER Madison, Tennessee M.S. in Applied Psychology CO O o [35:1 q o o JUNIORS, CLASS OF 1961 BILLY AYERS MARY ANN BELTON ROBERT BISHOP PATRICIA BOYD JERRY BRADSHAW ROY BURGESS ZEE CONLEY ALLEN CRUTCHFIELD JOYCE DATTELZWEIG DIANE DAVIS MARGIE DONALD FRANK DuPRIEST ELAINE GARDNER JIM GOULDIN FRANCES GRAHAM BILL GREENLAW JOAN HAMILTON BETSY HARMAN [36] EARL HARVEY JAMES HILL THOMAS HOVIS [37 3 CARLETON POWELL JOANNE PRICE FRANK PURYEAR ALLEN D. PUTT PATRICIA RAMSEY GRACE REID CONNIE REVELLE KAY ROBINSON ANN ROPER LUNDI SANDERS EVA SCHULZ SALLY SHEALY SALLIE SHEARER JAMES TALBOTT Cssn RICHARD TAYLOR WARREN TURNER SHIRLEY VOLAND RICHARD WEED LUTHER WRIGHT fOPHOUORE CLASS PPICERS MARY ANDERSON SHIRLEY AVERY CARL BARROW SOPHOMORES, CLASS OF 1962 MARIE ANN BAUER JAMES M. BLACKWELL, JR. LUCY BLAIR MARCIA BLOCK CAROLYN BUNDY RAY CARMINES CHARLES CLIFTON LINDA COLEMAN ANN McCOWEN [40 BARBARA COX JULIAN COX MYRTLE CROWE ' JOAN HALE JOHN HARDY JEAN HARPER BINFORD HARRELL JOAN HARRIS SMITH HENRY BOB HOLLOWAY SARAH HUNTER DEAN DOWDY WILLIAM DULANEY BARBARA FLIPPIN GWEN FOSTER CLAIR GAY SHARON GODSEY [40 LINDA MESSERSMITH HOWARD MINOR, JR. LYN MURRAY LaRUE NETTLES JULIA NEWELL ROBBIE NURNBERGER YSELLA PEREA BILLY PHELPS PEGGY JESSUPS ROLAND KEITH BARBARA KENLY CAREY KING MARTHA LITTLE PRISCILLA McAVERY C42] [43] CAROLYN POLUS HOPE PORTER BOBBY RAKES NANCY RAND PATRICIA REID CARLA RICE JOAN RIGNEY JOYCE RODMAN JOSIE SCHMID JO ANNE SCHWALLENBERG HOWARD SHERMAN ROBIN SIGLER LffiRARY RICHMOND PHOFESSIOflAL IMSTITOTE BETSY SMITH L. L. SNEAD HOMER SPRINGER ROBERT STEELE JERRY TINGLE HELEN TOMPKINS ROBERT TURNER NANCY VAUDERSKIE ED SUMNER DONNA SWEITZER Q .. M M ROBERT STONE LANCE STRICKLAND COLE WADDELL JAMES WALKER WALTER WATKINS LOIS WETZLER %f k9 BRENDA WHITEHURST IRVIN WHITLOW RAY WOMBLE JAMES WRIGHT CAROLYN THOMAS JAMES THOMASSON 1:44] MARGARET JONES FRANK DuPRIEST BETSY HOLT SHARON STARK Q O jagBa S 1:45: FRESHMEN, CLASS OF 1963 f ,.! ■ 1 4 I 1:46] 4l £i CHRISTINE ADAMS BENNY ARMSTRONG FRANCES BAILEY JOE BAILEY JEANETTE BARKER KAREN BARD REGINALD BEASLEY, JR. GENEVRA BELL THOMAS C. BILLUPS MARGARET BISHOP BEN BLANKENSHIP GAYLE BLALOCK MARGARET BOXLEY ARLENE BROWN MARCIA BROWN RICHARD C;ADIEUX GEORGE GARY WILLIAM CHAPMAN LENORA CHRISTY SUSAN CLOTZMAN DOROTHY COBB HARRY DURHAM KAY ELLIS BARBARA ENGLAND JULIA FIELD PRISCILLA GARDNER HELEN GARINO MARVIN GARRETT WILLIAM GARRETT BERNARD GILL CONNIE GONICE ROSE GRECO ALICE GRIGGS JAMES GRONER SANDRA HAAS PATSY HARRIS MARIE HAMMILL REBECCA HAWKINS FREDERICK HEIDLOFF MARY K. HEINZ JACKIE HEISLER EDDIE COHEN DAVID COOK DIANE CAPORALETTI CHARLOTTE CURTIS DONALD DODSON CHARLES DUFFNER ANDREW DUBOVSKY PAT HENSLEY BONNIE HENDRICKSON 4 m! JEANNE HIMMLER pSHMA ANN HODGES ■a. gsH DAVID HOLCOMB C ki C47] , ERIN HOLCOMB KATHRYN HOLLER FREDDA HORTON SUSAN HORSEMAN JAMES HOVER SHIRLEY JENKINS BARBARA JENKS GLORIA JORDAN NOLAN KEGLEY PETER KELSEY KAY KENT ALICE KING MARION LAWHORNE MARLA LEHMAN ELAINE LENNON ' L k LESTER LEWIS PAGE LEWIS WILLARD MARLOW JAMES MARSHALL JAMES MOSKOVITZ EMMY MASON BARBARA MASSENGILL BETTY JANE MATTHEWS JOHN MAYS LUCY McALEXANDER C48] JERRY McCHRISTIAN BOBBY McCRAY JILL McENTREE BARBARA McGEE SUSAN MEADE JUDY MINOR GAYE MITCHELL KAREN MITCHELL PATRICIA NEWTON BOBBY NORRIS TOM OAKLEY SANDRA OWENS NINA PEEPLES SUSAN PENNINGTON LEROY PFEIFFER TERRY PHELPS ELEANOR PHIFER JUDITH PIPER BARBARA PORTER MARY PUCKETT EDWIN PUTZE IRVING REDMAN PAT RIDDLE LEE ROBINSON BARBARA ROWE LARRY RUSSELL WALLACE SAVAL JIM SHAW [49] PATSY SILLIKER KAREN SINCLAIR BYRD SLEDGE ELLEN SMALLWOOD DOUGLAS J. SMITH PATRICIA SMITH JAMES STEVENSON BARRY TAYLOR LYNNE TAYLOR WILLIAM THOMPSON NANCY TICHENOR SANDRA TURNER CHARLES VLASSICS SARA JANE WARREN TINA WASHBURN JOHN WHELAN, JR. JOANNE WHITE TERRY WHITE DICK WHITEHEAD JAN WILKINS CAROLYN WILLIAMS KATHLEEN WILLIAMS JOHN WILSON NICK WISE SUE WELBORN JOANNE WELSTEAD ROBERT WEST FRED WINNER ELIZABETH WOLTZ SUSAN WOOLF WORTH YOUNTS SUSAN ZIEGER MARGARET ZIEGLER Cso: IN M EMORIAM BARBARA DEE RUBIN NEW YORK, NEW YORK Occupational Therapy July 2, 1 94 1 -January 4, i960 WARREN EARL DELK PETERSBURG, VIRGINIA Drafting Technology August 22, 1 94 1 -December 7, 1959 [50 SPORTS [55] First row: Coach Edward P. Alien. Second row: Tom Davies, Bill Wagner, Jack Pack, Bill Woodson, Bill Nunnally, Gene Bourne, Jesse Martin, Douglas Lou rhridge, Ernie Wilkinson, Steve Peoples. Absent: Bob Terrell, Marshall Vaughan, Travis Berry, and Don Hayes, Managers. BASKETBALL RPI 74 Alumni 55 RPI RPI 55 Lynchburg 67 RPI RPI 62 Hampden-Sydney 76 RPI RPI 75 Southeastern 79 RPI RPI 69 Medical College 66 RPI RPI 57 Newport News 62 RPI RPI 72 -Roanoke yo RPI RPI 68 Randolph-Macon 89 RPI RPI 70 Bridgewater Teachers ' College 77 RPI RPI 67 New Bedford Tech 76 RPI RPI 58 Bridgewater 95 Rpj RPI 69 Newport News 51 SCORES 58 Hampden-Sydney 98 82 Roanoke 61 67 Southeastern University 45 55 Lynchburg 63 65 Randolph-Macon 75 91 Medical College 54 72 Norfolk William and Mary 81 66 Bridgewater 88 66 Norfolk William and Mary 83 66 Pembroke 61 67 Pembroke 72 BASKETBALL This year ' s edition of the Green Devil basketball team was made up of mostly freshmen and sophomores. Because of this, they lacked the necessary experience to compete on the same level with many of the stronger teams in the " Little Eight. " The season ended with the record reading eight v.ins and fifteen losses. With a few breaks this record might have been reversed. Captain Gene Bourne, one of the few veterans on the squad, was the consistent leader of the team. Doug Loughridge and Monk Vaughan also contributed outstanding play throughout the season. Two players will be lost to graduation, Tom Davies and Bill Parker, an outstanding rebounder throughout four years of play. The remainder of the team will return with a year ' s experience to give Coach Allen a much stronger entry in next year ' s " Little Eight " race. 1 u f • V " r r Joan Harris, Barbara Wilkie, Gayle Smith, Sue Plemmons, Carolyn Williams, Margaret Boxley, Carolyn Hodges, Katherine Bulger, Myrtle Crowe, Suzanne LeGore, Joan Moody The Dcvik ' ttes, uiid(M- the cdinnuMidablc coaching of Coach Nancy Alexander, finislied their i " ourU en-ganie schedule with a nine-won five-lost record, i)roducing R.P.I. ' s best girls ' basketball team in the past three years. Barbara Wilkie, who was selected by team members for the Edward Bigger Most Valuable Player trophy, was also team co-captain, along with Katherine Bulger, last year ' s award winner. The girls are very proud of their excellent record and are looking forward to an even better season next year. I R iii o GIRLS ' BASKETBALL SCORES Newport News Owls 57 Bridgewater 55 Petersburg Independents 33 Lynchburg College 15 William and Mary 35 RPI 47 Mary Washington 34 RPI 42 Chowan College 27 RPI 59 RPI 35 RPI 41 RPI 41 RPI 39 RPI 35 RPI 43 RPI 51 RPI 34 RPI 50 RPI 34 RPI 35 Virginia Beach Surf Queens 53 Lynchburg College 36 Bridgewater 32 William and Mary 60 Westhampton College 30 Chowan College 62 Newport News Owls 36 1:563 As this book went to press, baseball season was still in progress, so the rec- ords are incomplete. Up to this point in the season, the Green Devils had won four and lost five, the last three victories being in a row. Highlight of the young season was a victory over previously unbeaten Randolph-Macon, followed a week later with a second victory over the same team. Both wins were earned by Hunter Talbott, mainstay of the R.P.I, pitching corps. Joe MacNamee, captain of the team, leads the team in the field and keeps everyone hustling. Marv Russell, playing in his first year, is leading the team at bat. If play can continue as it has, a winning year is in sight. BASEBALL SCORES RPI 5 New Bedford Tech o RPI RPI 2 Bridgewater -3 RPI RPI RPI RPI 2 Hampden-Sydney 8 RPI RPI 2 Newport News 1 6 o Hampden-Sydney 19 4 Randolph-Macon 3 8 Newport News 7 7 Randolph-Macon 4 First row: Ronnie Crews, Manager. Second row: Tommy Wright, Sam Bowlin, Warren Burke, Buddy Hampton, Sonny Binns, Marvin Russell, Joe McNamee. Third row: Coach Edward P. Allen, Lew Lanham, Paul Stafford, Bill Woodson, Wayne Davis, Bob Hanchey, Steve Peeples. Absent: Don Hayes (Manager), Bill Graham, Bob SofFee, Donald Lee, Frank Reid, Hunter Talbott. BASEBALL Csy] Take me to the big A ' s. Coaches Alexander and Allen. Gene Bourne receiving his trophy for Best Player, Boys ' Basketball, from Coach Allen. Iris Volkman, Sweetheart of the Basketball Team, who also won the national title at the " .New Bedford Seafood Festival, " New Bedford, Massachusetts. j " ) %Jt! B B Barbara Wilkie receives her award from Mr. Edward Bigger, who gives the Slater award each year for the best sportsman on the two teams. C58] 13 ,, THE TEAMS . . . THE PLAYERS . . . THE CHEERLEADERS IN ACTION [59:1 7: Vv - •X X With high spirits all through the season, the R.P.I. Cheerleaders supported their Green Devils with much enthusiasm. Now and then, getting a bit of noise was rather hectic, but most of the time their cheers echoed throughout the building. The cheerleaders would not be complete without their mascot, the Green Devil, who helped lead cheering at every game. FRANCES BAILEY SUSAN CLOTZMAN JANE WADDELL ANN STROUD MARIE GABLE JULIA NEWELL Green Deri — MARGARET BISHOP C6o] PATRICIA KLOSS BETTY VAUGHN The game of tennis is a game that calls for speed and skill, each vic- tory depending upon experience and knack. That ' s what this year ' s tennis team has. The girls play a rough schedule, but play every game animatedly. They defeated Bridgcwater College, v.inning every match, to hand them their worse defeat of the year. They are hope- ful of a successful spring season. GRACE LINTON BARBARA WILKIE VICKIE SHARPE DOT NEATROU COACH NANCY ALEXANDER [60 Z Z MYRTLE CROWE RPI 3 RPI I RPI 2 RPI o RPI 5 RPI 3 RPI 2 TENNIS SCORES Lynchburg College 2 William and Mary 4 Longwood College 3 Westhampton College 5 Bridgewater College o William and Mary 2 Thomas Jefferson High School 3 ANIZATIONS In matters concerning student and faculty relations, the Student Government Association stands ready to promote better understanding and closer cooperation. The SGA is the voice of student opinion. It is always there to assist, often to counsel, sometimes to lead. The underlying philosophy of the SGA is the belief that students can eflfectively govern them.selves, tempered by the knowledge and guidance of superiors, and work toward a democratic spirit and under- standing of others. o h-H h-H o EXECUTIVE COUNCIL The Executive Council is composed of the four Student Government officers and the presidents of the. Senior, Junior, and Sophomore classes. This council is the policy- making body and is also a hearing board for Student Government affairs. The Student Government Association Scholarships are awarded by this council, and plans for the annual formal dances, Freshmen orientation, and other activities are reviewed for approval here. FIRST SEMESTER OFFICERS Bob Buchanan, President Judy Waldorf, Vice-President Kay Robinson, Secretary Bob Nitchie, Treasurer George Bulger, Senior Class President Bill Ayers, Junior Class President David Ashton, Sophomore Class President SECOND SEMESTER REPLACEMENTS Jerry Brads haw, President Karen Harshbarger, Vice-President C65] HONOR COUNCIL It is the objective of the Honor Council to encourage active admission of the student ' s inherent ideals of honor and to remind him of his duty to maintain his honor in the classroom as well as in all phases of college activity. It is the purpose of the Council to protect the rights of the individual and to decide justice in cases where infractions of the Honor Code occur. Seated: David Ashton, Karen Harshbarger, Bill Ayers, Kay Robinson, Judy Waldort, Bob Nitchie, James Gouldin, George Bulger, Jerry Tingle. Stand- ing: Betsy Harman, Dot Forrester, Dean Dowdy, William R. O ' Connell (Dean of Students). Bob Buchanan. [66] 1:673 Members of Council: Sally Shealy, Carolyn Moses, Nancy Milney, Dot Forrester, Betsy Harman, Jerry Tingle, Frank DuPriest, Patricia Draper, Mel Sandlin, Bill Greenlaw, Penny Wetzler, Homer Springer, Sue Wooltz, Bill Owensby, Jane Warrington, Steve Peeples, Margaret Angelo, Helen Tompkins, Betsy Holt, Ray Carmines, Ann Kane, Joan Perry, Warren Perdue, Elinor Phifer, Jerry Bradshaw, Karen Harshbarger, Ysella Perea, and Bob Nitchie. STUDENT COUNCIL Student Council is the legislative and communicative branch of the Student Gov- ernment Association. This Council is made up of one representative from each organization on campus. The weekly meetings are open to all students as an opportunity for voicing their opinions on school activities. Each representative is responsible to see that their organization lives up to the standards of Student Government and for keeping their organization informed of any news, announce- ments, or planned projects. INTER-DORM COUNCIL It is the duty of the Women ' s Inter-Dorm Council, through their various meet- ings, to provide the rules and regulations for the campus dormitories. Their pur- pose is to benefit dorm life in that it will be a harmonious one. Seated: Joan Hudgins, President. Standing: Ann Kane, Lee Hicks, Dot Forrester, Margaret Jones, Sharon Stark. Absent: Veronica Giella. 4 H 1- ' 4» - in ANDERSON HOUSE No, these girls aren ' t going to model for Vogue. They ' re dressed for various events . . . shopping, dating, classes . . . and just looking pretty! OFFICERS Nancy Showferty, Secretary Ann Blondin, Vice-President Marcia Barlow, Freshman Representative Margaret Angelo, Treasurer Prexy Ann Kane is seated. [68: H-1 Q o The largest dormitory on campus nat- urally means more girls, more smiles, more fun, more tears, and more friends. The personality of each girl who lives here blends to form a new personality for Founders Hall every year. It has all the characteristics of one big happy family, well known for its unusual abun dance of warmth and friendliness. The parties, television in the TV room, bridge in the card rooms, snowball battles in the front of the dorm, sunbathing on the roof, studying, laughing, crying — these ex- periences will long be remembered by the girls who have lived here. OFFICERS Margaret Jones, President Mary Lou Ferrell, Vice President Beth Massey, Secretary Peggy Howison, Treasurer [69 ] Theresa Sheppard, Freshman Representative Passing through the curtains which sep- arate the relative tranquility of the parlor from the confusion in the maze of halls which constitute Lee House is reminiscent of Alice ' s venture through the looking-glass. Sounds ranging from stereophonic record- ing the " Beethoven ' s Fifth " to the beat of bongos; from the strident voice of a TV announcer to the familiar cry of " Anyone for bridge? " ; these and many others mingle with the everyday noises that accompany dormitory life. Living in such a chaotic en- vironment requires a high degree of adapt- ability, and Lee House boasts forty-one of the most adaptable girls on the campus. OFFICERS Vickie Lundberg, Secretary Elizabeth Cowan, Vice-President Peggy Jessup, Treasurer Mrs. Mary Carter, Hostess Lee Hicks, President C 7° 3 Ivl Built in 1855, Ritter-Hickok House is one of the historic buildings of Richmond, and a fine example of gracious living of the Victorian Period. The dormitory life of the girls is a great part of their education. At R.P.I, they have an oppor- tunity to meet people from all walks of life. When one compares this house with the adjoining mod- ern Fine Arts Building, one sees that the span of years is imme- diately apparent. None-the-less, in the years the girls spend in the dormitory a feeling of being at home both in the 19th and 20th centuries develops com- fortably. OFFICERS Joan Hudgins, President Joanne Price, Vice President Frances Graham, Secretary Walta Chandler, Treasurer Jill McEntee, Freshman Representative MEREDITH HOUSE r Meredith House, the third largest dorm on campus, is known for its hospitality to all outsiders and for the friendliness among all its girls. Interests of the girls cover a wide range, but despite this they get along extremely well together. Meredith life is highlighted each year with its annual Christmas skit and a spring social. Meredith ' s foundations are cemented by the willingness of her students to co- operate and pitch in their services without being asked. OFFICERS Sharon Stark, President Marian Kinzie, Vice President Betty Pilcher, Secretary Katherine Bulger, Treasurer Barbara Jean Massengill, Freshman Representative [70 Guess what? It ' s time for sunglasses again. Pack up, mates, we ' ve got a week-end pass. We have rather crowded conditions in our dormitory. Decorating your room is a bit of a problem. r w { H ,-. me m i H H r 5 B IB XfA. ' f , ' TpS Our life is not all work. No, sire-e-e-e-e. What ' s wrong with having a picnic in the snow? 1:73] It ' s Scherer Hall this year— but the ole ' Berkley spirit is still upper- most with the seventy-five girls living here. Our girls, represented in almost every social and scholastic acti vity on campus, will have many won- derful memories to come to mind with a quick backward glance at the year and all that it has held for them. The friendship, hours spent toward higher learning, and the good times will always remain in the hearts of every young lady at Scherer Hall. To our housemother and gradu- ating seniors — the best of every- thing ... It ' s been a great year! OFFICERS Dot Forrester, President Ann Boykin, Vice President Pattie Webb, Secretary Jan Newell, Treasurer Alice King, Freshman Representative SCHERER HALL [74: " I : M ti;- OLD GANG OF A warm, congenial atmosphere characterizes the 828 Park Avenue Dormitory. The girls here are active participants in all of the school activities and equally enjoy the college social life. Of particular interest is the trophy which symbolizes the dorm ' s second consecutive year in possession of the inter- mural basketball championship. OFFICERS Betsy Harman, Secretary Shirley Beasley, Vice President Veronica Giella, President Barbara Jenks, Freshman Representative ]eanYeates, Treasurer ' ' [yen LAFAYETIE All of these guys standing up there — well, they live there! These are the boys who inhabit Lafayette Dormitory. OFFICERS Robert Turner, President David Holcomb, Vice-President Bob Moskovitz, Secretary-Treasurer [77 3 OFFICERS Ronnie Crews, Treasurer Newton Prince, President Bob Madden, Vice-President Carey Lee Kino, Secretary 712 WEST FRANKLIN Only for a picture would you get all of these guys sitting down, sitting still, and sitting together at one time! As the boys in 712 say, " Raise hell! " C? ] PSYCHOLOGY CLUB Through membership in the Psychology Club, members have the opportunity to learn more about psychology via movies, speakers, and field trips. In this casual atmosphere, the class- room learning is extended. OFFICERS Gerald Hudson, President John Clare, Vice-President Marilyn Hight, Secretary-Treasurer Louise Sinsheimer, Corresponding Secretary Larry Lilliston, S.G.A. Representative 179:1 The Day Students ' League was reorganized in November, 1959. At the February reg- istration of R.P.I, there was a membership drive of the D.S.L. The purpose of the club is to have a voice in Student Government as a body and also be more united with the Dorm students and the administration. • - d One of the club ' s projects was the sponsorship of an informal dance in th e Rotunda. Another was a panel discussion with the nominees for S.G.A. offices. This has been a successful year in the organization of the D.S.L. and we are looking forward to a large membership and better year to come. OFFICERS Denny Putt, President Sally Nicar, Vice-President Joan Mistr, Corresponding Secretary Judy Minor, Recording Secretary Bob Stephenson, Treasurer Ann Patram, Historian Peggy Peters, Parliamentarian Vickie Sharp, S.G.A. Representative Shawn Mabley, Alternate S.G.A. Representative Mr. Miles Woods, Sponsor DAY STUDENTS ' LEAGUE [80] The Monogram Club is com- posed of boys who stand out in athletics. Letter jackets are awarded each year to new members. OFFICERS Bill Parker President Elwood Kelly, Vice-President Sam Bowlin, Secretary Donald Kloske, Treasurer Steve Peeples, S.G.A. Representative [SO Theatre Associates sponsors many activities throughout the school year. They sponsor the student-directed one-act plays which are held on Thursday nights; an annual scholarship show, whose proceeds aid two drama students in their college tuition the following year, and various other social activities. They select two outstanding workers in the field of Drama at the end of each year to receive awards for their contribution during the theatrical season. OFFICERS Charles Lee Shockley, President Betsy Holt, S.G.A. Representative Marian Kinzie, Vice-President Stanley Soble, Alternate S.G.A. Representative Walta Chandler, Secretary, Scholarship Chairman Miss Agnes David, Sponsor DiANNE IIoRD, Treasurer THEATRE ASSOCIATES 1:82: LEGS LASSOS A lot of musical numbers with a cast of thousands, and just a tiny bit of dialogue distributed through- out made up a successful Scholar- ship Show with a western atmos- phere. Pretty girls, a gang of card-playing men, traditional " badmen, " a bartender, a sheriff, a " Diamond Lil, " an old-timer, a city slicker, a Spanish guitarist and dancer. These were all here, and very aptly directed by Charles Shockley and Walta Chandler. This is one of Theatre Associates ' biggest yearly events. css:] Excitement in the dressing room almost equals the excited thrill on stage. Here ' s a peek. , ACCIDENTAL CLUB Made up of music students, the Accidental Club at R.P.I, sponsors vari- ous musical activities on campus. This year the Mozart Trio and three jazz concerts were offered for entertainment. Bowling and a Christmas party were enjoyed by the club members. Plans are being made to have more well-known artists and jazz concerts on campus next year. [84] OFFICERS Fred Clements, President Shirley Beasley, Vice-President Sally Shealy, Secretary, S.G.A. Representative Robert Helmintoller, Treasurer FASHION CLUB A common interest in clothes from the drawingboard to the salesroom fuses Costume Design and Fashion Illustration students into the artistic unity which comprises the Fashion Club. The organization ' s activities, both social and professional, stem from its members ' preoccupation with designing, making and selling clothes. OFFICERS Fay Smith, President Faye King, Vice-President Nancy Shaver, Secretary James Blackwell, Treasurer Susan Lanspery, S.G.A. Representative Penny Wetzler, Alternate S.G.A. Representative 1:85] This organization for students in the School of Business reached a milestone during the year. Through the State and National organizations bearing the same name, Future Business Leaders of Amer- ica changed the name of its college chapters to Phi Beta Lambda. Thus, Phi Beta Lambda becomes the first organiza- tion on the R.P.L campus to bear a Greek-letter name. Activities of the R.P.L Chapter of Phi Beta Lambda for the year include the publication of a printed, pocket-size Student Direc- tory, sponsoring the Christmas Card sale, the sponsorship of the drink conces- sion at the Student Government Carni- val, the sponsorship of the highly suc- cessful Slave Sale during the Scholarship Drive, having a series of prominent speakers for meetings, having several parties in connection with meetings, having the Fall Outing at Hanover Wayside, and having the Spring Outing at Kamp Kentwood. OFFICERS Bill McQuail, President Ray Carmines, Vice-President Betty Whitenack, Secretary David Norris, Treasurer Priscilla McAnemy, Historian Bill Greenlaw, S.G.A. Representative Bedros Bendazian, • Alternate S.G.A. Representative [86] Who says I ' m not master? It ' s not all work. Let ' s dance. Here ' s your Student Directory. Home, Sweet Home . . . Ad O We ' re off on another trip. And I said to the committee members . . . i ■ ■b-. mdm Kl kjM - 1 WM CSy] Members of the Distributors ' Club come from the departments of advertising, dis- tributive education, and retailing. The club has had an active year sponsoring various projects and inviting speakers to the college. OFFICERS Jimmy Scearce, President Bill Smith, Vice-President Gay Heidelberg, Secretary Sharon Stark, Treasurer Jerry Bradshaw, S.G. A. Representative [88] [89] The main objective of the Occupational Therapy Club is to promote professional knowledge of its own field. This group was organized in 1947 and continues each year to provide a well-rounded program of activities. Programs include speakers, panel discussions, vocational demonstrations, tours of the department, and other special projects. The main event of the year is the annual banquet in the spring. A big sister- little sister program is carried on to aid all new students. OFFICERS Carolyn Lindstrom, President Sallie Shearer, Vice-President Connie Revelle, Recording Secretary Ruth Jordan, Corresponding Secretary Fran Horine, Treasurer Helen Tompkins, S.G.A. Representative Evelyn Sue Berger, S.G.A. Alternate The Newman Club, a club for Roman Catholics and others mterested m deepenmg their understanding and practice of religion, is based on a three-fold program ot religious, intellectual, and social activities. Through meetings, classes, conferences and communion breakfasts with other Newman clubs, the members mature m spiritual and temporal living. , OFFICERS Neva Lewis, President Mitchell Haller, Vice-President Sandra Kopacz, Recording Secretary Nicholas Eubank, Corresponding Secretary, Treasurer Margaret Angelo, S.G.A. Representative SusANNE Horseman, Alternate S.G.A. Representative Mr. Dolan, Faculty Representative Father Malabad, Chaplain Z [90] The Wesley Foundation at R.P.I, meets Sunday evenings at the Pace Memorial Meth- odist Church. Following the served supper, programs on various topics are presented. This year the Reverend Donald S. Stanton, the director of the group, conducted a series on the religions of the world. The year has been successful and next term is beeing looked to to be just as enlightening. OFFICERS Lin Murry, President Joan Rigney, Vice-President Pam Mvrray, Secretary-Treasurer Ray Carmines, S.G.A. Representative Jim Marshall, S.G.A. Alternate Alice Griggs, Song Leader 19 WESTMINSTER FELLOWSHIP The Westminster Fellowship meets twice weekly, Thursday nights on campus and Sunday evenings at Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church. This group is organized primarily to serve the Presbyterian students at R.P.I. , although anyone who is interested in Christian fellowship is welcome to attend the meetings. At these meetings study and discussions on the various phases of the Christian life and how one can better meet the problems that face the Young Christian are pre- sented. Other activities the group has enjoyed this year are picnics, trips to the Crippled Children ' s Hospital, and joint Thanksgiving services and Christmas caroling with the other religious groups on campus. OFFICERS Laura Dougherty, President DeVon West, Vice President Joan Studer, Secretary-Treasurer Peggy Howison, Thursday Night Program Chairman Joan Perry, S.G.A. Representative Carla Rice, S.G.A. Alternate [90 Canterbury is a group of Episcopalian students at R.P.I, and meets at Grace and Holy Trinity Church Sunday evenings. The group this year was particularly interested in finding out more about their faith and church, and individual members led group discussions on some phase of this topic. Early morning comfnunion services during the week were started this year and were attended by students of various religious denominations on campus. OFFICERS Shawn Mabley, President Goodrich McRee, Vice-President Barbara Cox, Secretary-Treasurer Marietta Smith, S.G.A. Representative Rev. Currin, Assistant Minister, Adviser [93] BAPTIST STUDENT UNION The Baptist Student Union has had a very big year, which included speakers, ban- quets, and picnics. One of the outstanding events was the city-wide " Pow Wow. ' " OFFICERS Charlie Mills, President Joan Haddix, Vice-President Effie Jordan, Secretary [94: Connie Revelle, Treasurer Carolyn Moses, S.G.A. Representative OFFICERS FRONT row: Karlene Kruse, Vice-President Suzanne Carter, President Jan Devore, Treasurer BACK ROW : Sally Nicar, S.G.A. Representative Pinky Morris, Corresponding Secretary Beth Massey, Recording Secretary Eleanor Phifer, Alternate S.G.A. Representative COTILLION CLUB The main purpose of the Cotillion Club is to provide social activities for and create a spirit of fellowship among the women students at R.P.I. Among various other activities, the club sponsors a formal dance and several informal dances each year, and this year a beach week end was planned. The Cotillion Club offers opportunities not unlike those of a sorority — warm friendshipr, participation in campus activities, and group fellowship. The sponsor of the club this year was Mrs. Jane Bell Gladding, Dean of Women. [95: 19( -2 Dances and teas are favor- ite occasions of ours; a chance to wear a new dress, take our best beaux, and have a delightful eve- ning or afternoon with school friends. 11973 COTILLION ACTIVITIES Here ' s a toast to the fun we have, the friends we ' ve made, and the fellow- ship we have together. JAMES HILL president HOWARD KERPLEMAN vice president JAMES GOULDIN secretary ROBERT STEPHENSON treasurer JULIAN COX business manager MR. RUSSELL JOHNSTON sponsor [98: GERMAN CLUB The German Club is always striving to pro- mote a well-rounded soc ial life for all R.P.I, male students who care to join the group. Throughout the year it sponsors sev- eral formal and informal dances, and is considered one of the more successful or- ganizations on the Cobblestone Campus. The German Club has just completed its thirteenth year, and from all indications it has become an integral part of life at R.P.I. W [9911 1959- ' 60 SWEETHEART PATRICIA PEARSON WARSAW, VIRGINIA FEATURES CONVOCATION p. b B ] A A ■ ?9 Bi fe Convocation is a time for the gathering of the student body, faculty and dignitaries. It is a time when some words of wisdom are spoken. It is a time when R.P.I, takes away from its work to pay tributes. This year, in addition to the regular convocations, there were two special ones: the in- stallation of Dr. Oliver, and the Honors Convocation, which is to he continued. i 1 1 [ 103] Marian Kinzie, Editor Well, here we are! We ' re the folks who created this mad publication. Admitted- ly, it was a lot of work, but we do hope that you like our efforts. Cole Waddell, Assistant Editor Myrtle Crowe, Jim Craven, Sports Editors Eleanor Phifer, Features Eve Berger, Organizations Carolyn Spangler, Features Betsy Holt, Faculty Sam Bowlin, Business Manager Bob Bishop, Photographer COBBLESTONE Beverly Hawkins. Art Director PROSCRIPT The Proscript, in addition to being the student newspaper, serves as a work- shop for journaUsm students. The paper is published weekly on Friday by a staff of about thirty. For the first semester, 1959-60, it received an All- American rating by the Associated Collegiate Press, placing the R.P.I, pub- lication among the top seven papers in the nation from schools of com- parative enrollment. Bob Bosw ell, Editor-in-Chief, Managing Editor C ' os] R.P.I, went all out to present activities to raise money for our scholarship fund. There were basketball games, slave sales, rallies, and a variety show that raised 1800 dollars. ' Twas a fun-filled week! ' " NrH SCHOLARSHIP WEEK CioyJ 1 € } ' 7 . .t ' .U p.-- f ?. ■ ' Ss m ■ ' MAY QUEEN BETSY FELIX HOLT PRINCETON, NORTH CAROLINA 4 X 4k 1:108 J MAID OF HONOR JUDY CARROLL BEALL MYRTLE BEACH, SOUTH CAROLINA APPLE BLOSSOM REPRESENTATIVE REBECCA BOND SPICER ARLINGTON. VIRGINIA [log J JANET BOND ALICE BOXLEY SENIOR JANET BOND, Sweetheart LUCY HARRIS, Attendant DIXIE KEGLEY, Attendant JUNIOR BROOK BURROUGHS, Sweetheart FRANCES GRAHAM, Attendant CAROLYN OWENS, Attendant BROOK BURROUGHS SWEETHEARTS MAY COURT MARGARET BISHOP SOPHOMORE ALICE BOXLEY, Sweetheart WALTA CHANDLER, Attendant BRENDA WHITEHURST, Attendant FRESHMAN MARGARET BISHOP, Sweetheart SUSAN CLOTZMAN, Attendant EMMY LEE MASON, Attendant LUCY HARRIS DIXIE KEGLEY FRANCES GRAHAM CAROLYN OWENS ATTENDANTS BRENDA WHITEHURST WALTA CHANDLER EMMY LEE MASON SUSAN CLOTZMAN CiiO MAY COURT JUDY BEALL, Maid of Honor . . . BETSY HOLT, May Queen C112: Seated: JANET BOND. Standing: WALTA CHANDLER, FRANCES GRAHAM, CAROLYN OWENS, BRENDA WHITEHURST, DIXIE KEGLEY, ALICE BOXLEY, SUSAN CLOTZMAN, BROOK BURROUGHS, MARGARET BISHOP. CHORUS The chorus, under the direction of Wayne Batty, has sung at the various Convocations this year. In addition to this, they held their regular concerts. The chorus is made up of music majors and any stu- dents on campus who desire to participate. C113:] - - THEATRE THE BOY FRIEND " The Boy Friend, " our annual mu- sical comedy, " packed ' em in. " When Sandy Wilson first wrote this spoof of the " Twittering Twenties " in England he thought it would have appeal for a small group of people. He was wrong. Audiences in London, New York and all over the United States have enjoyed its fun. R.P.I, gave it unprecedented acclaim. THE KIDS " The Kids, " an original script by Charles Best, was given a prior-to- Broadway production here through the cooperation of the Southeast- ern Theatre Conference. This story of Hungary ' s Freedom Fighters was intense and dramatic. It gave our actors an opportunity to test themselves in serious drama. Lih: KTH % . . TWELFTfi IGHT " Twelfth Night " was a performance to be remembered at R.P.I. Each member of the cast gave an excellent por- trayal of the Shakespearean comedy. The stage sets, along with the costumes, added to the medieval atmosphere, giving the audience a feeling of participation. THE RECLINING FIGURE " Reclining Figure " was especially appropriate for R.P.I. , since it was concerned with art and art fakes. Written by Harry Kernitz, this witty comedy provided audiences with many laughs as well as something to think about. [115] JUNIOR MARSHALLS FRONT row: BACK row: JAMES GOULDIN MARY ANN BELTON BILL AYERS BETH MASSEY FRANK DU PRIEST GRACE REID JAMES HILL MARY LOU FERRELL Die: FORMAL DANCES Three major formals highlighted our year . . . Openings, Mid-Winters, and May Dance. At the May Dance, R.P.I, had its first name band — Billy Butterfield. cii?;] ' ADVERTISEMENTS WELCOME... to th( BOOKSTORE AND " THE ROTUNDA " SNACK BAR ART SUPPLIES STUDENT SUPPLIES NOVELTIES BOOKS SANDWICHES REFRESHMENTS [121] COMPLIMENTS OF CHELF DRUG COMPANY 840 W. GRACE ST. 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