The News from Frederick, Maryland on June 6, 1970 · Page 12
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The News from Frederick, Maryland · Page 12

Frederick, Maryland
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Saturday, June 6, 1970
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PnftA-12 THE NEWS, Frederick, Maryland I, UN Wesfm/nsfer H/gh School Graduates 350 Students The seventieth annual Gradua- Exercises were held last * Westminster Senior High School for 314 member* of the graduating class. fl%M%Ny the eveabg's program was the Commencement address which was delivered by Or. Queotin L. Earhart, Deputy State Superintendent of Schools and formerly principal at Westminster Senior High School. Dr. George E. Thomas, Superintendent of Schools, and Stephen A. Lerda, high school principal, presented the diplomas to the graduates. Following the presentation of diplomas to the members of the Class of 1970 the awarding of class honors was conducted by the high school principal. Based on loyalty to Westminster Senior High School, out- standing character, class standing, and participation the Annual Rotary Awards were presented to Maura Mercedes Sellman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Sellman, Westminster, and to Michael Edward Wicks, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Wicks, Westminster, Maryland. In addition to being selected Rotary Award Winner, Miss Sellman was named Co-Valedictorian of the class and was also named the recipient of the annual French Award. Sandra Jennifer Leidy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Leidy, Westminster was selected as Co-Valedictorian erf the graduating class. Both selections were made on the basis of an outstanding academic record achieved while attending Westminster Senior High School. The Danforth Award, which is given to those students who nave displayed outstanding characteristics of leadership, was presented to Susan Diane Lawson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Adelbert Lawson, Westminster, and David John Noss, son of Rev. and Mrs. Christopher Noss, Silver Run. Miss Lawson was another member of the class who received three high graduation honors: she was named the winner of the DAR Good Citizenship Award and the Colonel Sherman E. Flanagan Jr. Scholarship, which is awarded by the Westminster Rotary Club. The Westminster Lions Club presented two scholarships to the members of the class. On the basis of citizenship, need, contributions to school and community, and scholastic record Doris Mae Armacost, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Armacost, Westminster and Gary Levine Long, son of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Long, Westminster were declared the winners. The Roaring Run Lions Clob recognizes one of its outstanding students from its service area each year at the Graduation Exercises; this year the club made its annual scholarship presentation to John Leonard Fiore, son of Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Fiore, Westminster. The outstanding student in the Graduating Class in the Silver Run-Union Mills area is recognized each year with the presentation of the annual George i. Bemiiier Scholarship; this year the Award was presented to Allen Walter Dickensheets, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Dickensheets, News Of Area Students In College HONOR STUDENT-Karol A. - Long, a cum laude graduate of the class of 1970, has been appointed to the position of Admissions Counselor atBridge- _ water College, the president's office of the college has announced. A history and political science major, Miss Long is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Omer M. Long, Sr. of Frederick. -While a student she was sec. retary of the Executive Program Council of the campus center, secretary of the Council on Student Affairs, junior May Day representative, and Duchess of May Day 1970. She has also been a dean's list student and a member of Lambda So* . ciety. Her artistic talent has been used extensively on home* coming floats, dorm decorations, posters and programs. Miss Long joins J. Vern Fairchilds, Jr., Admissions Counselor, and Brian C.Hildebrand, Director of Admissions. Campus Chatter A Mt. Airy student, James R. Van Laan, was co-recipient of the Freshman Writing Award for 1969-70 at North Carolina Wesleyan College The award, given by the Rocky Mount Rotary Club for the best freshman English composition, was made at the tenth annual Honors Awards Convocation Thursday, April 9 at 11 a.m. in Everett Gymnasium on campus. North Carolina Wesleyan, a Methodist related senior liberal arts college, was established here in 1960 and will graduate its seventh class at Commencement exercises on May 24 this year Van Laan, who is the son of Mr. and Mrs Roger W Van Laan of Rt. 1, Mt. Airy, is staff writer for the Decree, the student newspaper He also has participated in Wesleyan College Theatre productions Elizabeth A. Bullivant Richard D. Costlow Barbara L. Wagner Three Local Bucknell Graduates Three residents of Frederick were among 580 men and women who received bachelor's degrees at Bucknell University's 120th annual Commencement held Sunday, May 31. The college is located at Lewisburg, Pa. They are Elizabeth A. Bullivant, daughter of Mr. and Mrs Kenneth Bullivant, RFD 5; Richard D. Costlow, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard D. Costlow, 607 Schley Ave., and Barbara L. Wagner, daughter of Mr. and L/CpL Roger C. McGrady, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles D. Herndon, Hessons Bridge Road, Thurmont, left El Toro, Calif., May 18 for his second tour of duty in Vietnam, where he will be assigned to the First Marine Division in DaNang. During his first tour of duty he was assigned first to the A-Shau valley and later to the 4th C.A.G. unit in the Quang Tri area. He had been pulled from active front line dutytwentydaysprior to hi* rotation date to escort home his fiancee's brother, the late L/CpL William F. Merrill of State College, Pa. While ierving with the 4th C.A.G. until L/CpL McGrady was awarded the Navy Achievement Medal with Com bat-V and citation formeritorous service in landing his squad in over 360 patrol missions and assisting In the establishing and furnishing of a school for approximately 150 Vietnamese children in the area. SF4PFR1 Campus Chatter Richard C. Thomas, son of Mr. and Mrs E Eugene Thomas, 611 West Second St., Frederick, has been awarded Syracuse University's Certificate of Achievement in the Creative Arts. The award, given to the outstanding student in the School of Art, was presented to Thomas at the annual Honors Convocation last month. Thomas received first prize in the animation category in Esquire Magazine's 1970 film competition for "Cubes Ole," an animated film he completed at Syracuse University Some of his works are being shown in the third biennial Intercollegiate Exhibition of Plastics at the College Art Gallery, State University College, New Paltz, N Y . Last year he was selected by the faculty of the S U. school of Art to attend the 1969 session of the Skowhegan (Maine) School of Painting and Sculpture, where he was awarded the first prize for srulpture and received honorable mentions in painting and drawings At Syracuse University he is a senior in the School of Art Miss Margaret Devilbiss of Frederick has been named to the Merit List at Keuka College, (Keuka Park, N Y.) for scholastic achievement during the winter quarter at the College She is one of 65 seniors to receive the honor Margaret is the daughter of Mrs John Devilbiss of 8 West 14th Street, Frederick This is a list of candidates for degrees to be awarded at the 98th annual commencement exercises, that were held June 6 at the Virginia Poltechnic Institute, Blacksburg, Va They are Bruce Elliot Degner, mathematics, Charles Dav id Calhoon Jr., electrical engineering, and Barry Wayne Casanova, history, all of Catonsville, Carl Grayson Roe, political science, of Centreville John Barry Melching, forestry and wildlife, John Lmton Carnochan, bachelor of architecture, both of Frederick, Carl Dennis Hicks Jr., electrical engineering, Robert Ernest Hess Mrs. John C. Wagner, 1205 Pinewood Drive all of Frederick A former resident of Myersville, and a 1966 graduate of Middletown High School, Miss Bullivant majored in economics and received a bachelor of arts degree She was named to the Dean's List following five of her first seven semesters at Bucknell and was elected to Omicron Delta Epsilon, nation economics fraternity. A 1966 graduate of St. John's High School, Costlow majored in biology and received the bachelor of science degree He also won two varsity track letters at Bucknell Miss Wagner, a 1966 graduate of Frederick High School, majored in history and received the bachelor of arts degree She was named to the Dean's List four times and was a member of the Sychronettes, a women's synchronized swimming club. GRADUATES - Miss Lynn C. Reitman, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Morton Reitman, 531 Grant Place, was awarded the Associate in Arts degree from Marjorie Webster Junior College, Washington, D. C., on Saturday, May 30. Miss Reitman was one of 177 graduates who received their degrees at the 50th commencement exercises. She is a 1968 graduate of Gov. Thomas Johnson High School. HI, psychology Ronald Edward Cooper, aerospace engineering, all of Gaithersburg Also, Susan Mane Kelle, animal science, Jefferson. Ronald Edward Clower, agricultural engineering. Ronald Ralph Runkles, physics, both of Mt Airy Edward Sell, a sophomoie at Lenoir Rhne College in Hickory, N C , will accompany the college A Cappella Choir on its first European concert tour this spring The 70-member choir, \vhich will depart from Kennedy Airport on May 23 will visit seven European countries ncluding the Netherlands, East and \Vest Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Denmark, Sweden, and England The choir will be privileged to attend the world "amous Passion Play conducted every ten years at )berammergau, and will also hear the Thomaner Boy s Choir n Bach s church in Leipzig They vill return home on June 13 MAAS OPTICIANS OLAMOftlZC YOU* GLASSES WITH MODflMN STYLI FftAMCS We Are Equipped To Fill A»y Eyeglass Prescriptioa Audiotone Hearing Aids Batteries Accessories REPAIRS WHILE YOU WAIT CONTACT LINSIS 5 West Second Street MO 2-1451 RANDOLPH MACON GRAD- Kathryn S. Thompson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Byron W. Thompson of 200 Meadowdale Lane, receives the A.B. degree in commencement excerises June 7 at Randolph-Macon Woman's College. R-MWC President William F. Quillian Jr., will preside at the ceremony and present the diplomas before delivering, brief remarks to the 19^ members of the class of i970. This year R- MVVC is combining the baccalaureate and graduation exercises into a single morning program. Miss Thompson, an English major, is a graduate of Stuart Hall in Staunton, Va. The following students have earned a place on the honor list at the East Carolina University, in Greenville, N C They are Jeffrey Ferman Smith, 716 Trail Ave, Frederick and Anne Wilson Wall, 10007 Glenn Dale Road, Lanham j / otnMete The Cost is ALWAYS a matter of your own choice. DAILEY'S FUNERAL HOME 1201 NORTH MARKET ST. Successor To C. £. dine Son EST. 1143 Tradition -- Understanding and Personal Attention is always extended at Dailey's. Rt«, Westminster. The annual Key Club Award- tbe Steady Ninlnger Award-whtch is based on the student's mating the most of his ability while attending Westminster Senior High School was presented to Thomas Bernard Dent Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Dent Sr., Westminster. The Westminster Civitan also present a scholarship award at the graduation ceremony, and mis year the Westminster Club presented its annual scholarship award to Sylvia Ann Amoss, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George R. Amoss, Rt. 43, Westminster, Md. m memory of the late Houston G. Curd, longtime vice principal of the high school, and on the basis of the student's scholastic record and need, the scholarship Kick The Habit Month Is Here The Frederick County Tuberculosis and Respiratory Disease Association is participating in the Maryland Campaign onSmok- ing. Gov. Marvin Mandel has proclaimed the month of June as "Kick the Habit" month. While it would be unrealistic to think that we can change the habits of all Frederick County residents during this concentrated "Stop Smoking" Campaign, Pm sure you will agree that TB-RD Associations have a responsibility to remind our citizens to again TRY to "Kick the Habit." Literature on the Why and How to stop smoking is available at your local Tuberculosis and Respiratory Disease Association, 118 West Church Street Speakers and films are also available let us help you plan a meeting for your club or school program. . . Just call 663-4593. Miss Ann Hall, daughter of Mr and Mrs James T. Hall of Frederick, has graduated with honors from the Lamson Business College in Phoenix Graduating with Executive Secretarial skills, Miss Hall was awarded a gold pin upon graduation for reaching speeds in shorthand of 150 words a minute. She was a school representative for both years, and was selected to work with Mayor Graham in his campaign office at election time. Miss Hall hat received many job offers since her graduation, and has recently accepted a position with the Employment Security Commission of Arizona. Miss Hall was a 1968 graduate of Frederick High School. NEXT TIME TAKE THE BABY GERRY KIDDIE SEAT Going somewhere? Take baby in the most comfortable carrier ever invented. Very light sturdy aluminum frame. Contour seat for baby's comfort. Heavy cotton straps. Washable duck seat. Babies lov« to ride in them. Holds Infants S months to about 3ytart Youth Center Frederick Shopping Center Frederick, Md. committee makes the annual Houston Curd Memorial Scholarship award; Richard Lowndes Stuller, son of Mr. and Mrs. G. RkMrd Stuller was selected as the winner for 1970. The annual Civnette Nursing Scholarship was presented to Bonnie Lou Eyler, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Eyler^Rt. f i t Ltttlestown, Penna. Connie Louise Robertson, daughter of Mrs. Mary Eyler, Rt. ft, Westminster, and Jesse Sherwood Byers, son of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Byers, Rt #2, Westminster were chosen to be the recipients of the American Legion Auxiliary Awards. For excellence in the study of mathematics Jessica Anne Garner, Westminster, and Dorothy Ellen Hitchcock, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fern Hitchcock, Westminster, were presented with the Lyman De Earhart Mathematics Award. 'Peace Plenty' Featured In PE Magazine Mrs. Ada L. Moore, children's art instructor at the Frederick YMCA, is the featured writer in the first 1970 issue of "Valley's of History," the Freedom Foundations gold medal award- winning magazine published by the Potomac Edison Company under the editorship of Donald Mrs. Moore studied creative writing in the YMCA class conducted by Mrs. Ethel Moffett, who has also written for the Valley's of History and Maryland magazines. Mrs. Moore has for a number of years written human interest stories for the Frederick County Heart Association and Mental Health Association for the Frederick News-Post. This, however, is her first venture into the magazine field. She is a descendant of the writers, Sara AndrewShafer, who wrote the small book "Old Fredericktown," and John Thompson of Virginia, Poet, one of whose best known poems, was "Window Panes At Brandon." Mrs. Moores article, "Peace and Plenty," is the story of the early 19th century colonial homestead, near New Market owned by Mr. and Mrs. Chase C. Gove Jr. The homestead was formerly owned by the Hammond family, descendants of Walter G. Hammond and Basil Dorsey. Illustrations in the article include the homestead Peace and Plenty with Mrs. Mary Gove in foreground riding her favorite mare and surrounded by five friends on their mounts. A copy of the magazine may be obtained from the Potomac Edison Company, Hagerstown. The versatile 55-gallon steel drum, put to many uses around the world, plays a new role as a lifesaver in highway accidents. It even has a title befitting the importance of the task: 20 or more empty drums arranged in a triangle form a Vehicle Impact Attenuator. When hit by a car, the collapsing drums absorb the shock. Other awards presented during the exercises went to Jesse Sherwood Byers. Vocational Award; Commercial Award was presented to Mary Lou Dutterer; The Bausch and Lomb Science Award was earned by two members of the Class of 1970-Mark Erlek- son Twigg, son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Twigg Jr., Westminster, and Thomas Charles Williams, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roger A. .Williams, Westminster. Mr. David Stimmel, director of Instrumental Music at the senior high school made the annual Arton Music Awards to Deborah Lynne Peregoy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Peregoy, Westminster for her outstanding work hi band, and the Arion Award for outstanding performance hi orchestra was given to Bonnie Lou Eyler. Senior members of the National Honor Society who were recognized during the evening's program were: Doris Armacost, Carole Baile, Deborah Bott, Lucy Bowersox, Steve Bowman, Pinky Davis, Allen Dickensheets, Brenda Dutterer, Carl Dutterer, Mary Lou Dutterer, Barbara Finn, John Fiore, Linda Fisher, Nancy Fisher, Kathy Fogarty, Jessie Gardner, Katie Geiman, Kathy Hartland, Dorothy Hitchcock, Michael Johnston, Wayne Kempson, Susan Lawson, Jenny Leidy, Carole McDonald, Marsha Mathias, Cheryl Myers, Georgia Myers, Becky Reeve, Kathy Scharon, Jill Sheehen, Maura Sellman, Larry Shafer, Mark Twigg, Marcia Walsh, Tom Williams. Seniors who earned Bronze Keys for their participation in the extra-curricular activity program of the school were: Doris Armacost, Mary Anna- cost, Carolyn Baile, Melvin Blizzard, Susan Bollinger, Deborah Bott, Steven Bowman, Gregory Brauning, Nancy Brown, Leslee Bright, Nicholas Clear, Kathryn Condon, Gary Cooke, Glenn Davis, Joyce Davis, Thomas Dent, Allen Dickensheets, Brenda Dutterer, Carl Dutterer, Mary Lou Dutterer, Bonnie Eyler, Nancy Fisher, Jessica Gardner, Kathryn Geiman, Norman Green, James Grimes, Suzanne Hayes, Dorothy Hitchcock, Susan Lawson, Jennifer Leidy, Charles Lewis, Carol MacDonald, Jane McCanney, Ardella Mathias, Bonita Magee, Harvey Mann, Susan Marion, Blair Melvin, Mark Miller, Cheryl Myers, Pamela Myers, David Noss, Deborah Peregoy, Edward Pond, Timothy Rav- sr, Rebecca Reeve, Thomas Ro- irecht, Deborah Rohrer, Richard Rupert, Kathleen Scharon, Maura Sellman, Larry Shafer.JillShee- han, Randolph Smith, Richard Stuller, Marcia Walsh, Melissa Wenzlng, Michael Wicks, Lisa White, Belinda Yingling, Debra Yingling. Officers of the Class of 1970 are: Gregory Brauning, president; Michael Wicks, vice-president; Doris Armacost, secretary; Richard Stuller, treasurer; Deborah Bott, Chaplain; Timothy Raver, historian; Charles Lewis, parliamentarian. Future plans of the Class of 1970 are: 89 students have enrolled in four year colleges, 31 students plan to attend a junior college, 13 students have chosen to attend technical schools, nine students will enter the nurses' training programs, 22 students are entering the Armed Services, and 64 employed. By JENNIFER LEIDY Westminster High School The 1970 Graduating Class from Westminster Senior High School has been shown the high honor with the reception of to congratulatory letter from the Honorable Richard M. Nixon, President of the United States. In the text of his letter to the 314 graduates, the President expresses his desire to break the tradition of congratulating the class as a whole; instead it is the desire of the President in his communication to congratulate each of the graduates individually. The President offers his congratulations to each member of the class on being a unique human being capable of making a special contribution to the nation and the world. Mr. Nixon points out to the graduates some of the signs of their future. He speaks of their responsibilities and rewards; failures and successes; tragedies as well as joys. The President reinterates that the nation offers its graduates a splendid opportunity -- yet it faces grave problems. In c o n c l u d i n g his communication to the graduates the President emphasizes that the important question now is -"What you {the graduates) hold for the future." In their new endeavors the President concludes by extending his best wishes and highest hopes to each one of the members of the Class of 1970. The complete text of the President's communication which will be given to all members of the class is TO THE 1970 GRADUATING CLASS WESTMINISTER SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL It is t r a d i t i o n a l on c o m m e n c e m e n t day to congratulate the senior class and to address all of the graduates in terms of what the future holds for them. I am breaking that tradition, and instead of congratulating and addressing the class as a whole, I would prefer to direct my thoughts to each of you individually, through this letter. If I had the opportunity to greet each of you individually, this is what I would say: Congratulations -- on being who you are, a unique human being capable of making a special contribution to our nation and the world. Congratulations on being fortunate enough to have parents and teachers and administrators who care deeply about you. I don't have to tell you what the iuture holds for you. You know that life has responsibilities as well as rewards, failures as well as successes, tragedies as well as oys. You know that our nation offers splendid opportunity -and faces grave problems. On your commencement day, then, the important question is what YOU hold for the future. I am confident that your special and irreplaceable qualities of mind and heart and spirit will contribute to the building of a strong, free and just nation and a peaceful world. As you go 'orward you take with you my best wishes and highest hopes. 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