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P. Holt, a member since 1967, also
moves up from assistant professor to
associate professor of biology. And
Mrs. Jane Todd Pressau, who came to
PC as a part-time instructor and the
student services librarian in 1970, has
been promoted to assistant professor
of library science.

New Grads for Admissions

Two 1975 graduates, William Bar-
nett Wade, Jr., of Columbia and James
Laurence McFadyen of Raeford, N. C,
have joined the PC staff as admissions
counselors.

They will be involved primarily in




And various student honors



Alumni Distinguished Teaching Award to Ramsey



k Ramsey

Dr. George W. Ramsey received the Alumni Distinguished
Teaching Award and Millie Whatley, the past year's student
body president from LaGrange, Ga., received the American
Legion Award as the highlights of 1975 Honors Day.

Forty other students were cited for a variety of aca-
demic and extracurricular achievements during the April 29
program.

Dr. Ramsey is an associate professor of religion who has
served on the faculty since 1968. The award of certificate
and $200 check by the PC Alumni Association is based on a
selection process that includes student nominations.

Other students receiving awards were: Putsey Silas Bailey Scholar-
ship — Cathy Ann White of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Ouida Cox Bailey
Scholarship — Martha Hanie Johnson of Hartwell, Ga.; Herk M. Wise
Scholarship — Earl Van Buren Blankenship of Talladega, Ala.; Dr.
and Mrs. F. L. Webb, Sr., Scholarship — Janet Louise Howe of North
Augusta and Anita Lynn Wallace of Atlanta; Joseph M. Gettys
Scholarship — Anna Deloras Yelton of Clinton; Fred Jay and Mildred




Whatley

Hay Theology Scholarship — William B. Wade, Jr., of Columbia; Neill
G. Whitelaw Science Scholarship — Mara Maureen McGill of Green-
ville; John Christian and Ida Moore Oeland Scholarships: in English —
Mary Elizabeth Whittemore of Dalton, Ga.; in history — Valerie Ann
Copley of Aiken; in natural science — Rebecca Ann Lamar of Mount
Pleasant; in modern foreign language — Judith Lynn Williamson of
Union.

Alex B. Stump Biology Award — Ina Jean Harrell of Georgetown;
Taylor Stukes Award — William Larkin Gleason of Springfield, Va.;
Frank Dudley Jones History Award — James Wesley Williams of
Greenwood; Jean Ellen Kirkley Scholarship — Brooks Ryan Stuckey
of Bishopville; Jean Kirkley Mathematics Award — Debbie Lane Fallaw
of Clinton; Library Service Award — Annette Kay Curry of Columbia
and Linda Anne Schoen of Decatur, Ga.; George McGuire Teacher-
Training Award — Annette Kay Curry; Psychology Awards — Lila
Christina Craig of Summerville and Clarence James Allen of Tucker,
Ga.; Wall Street Journal Award — Duncan Bristol Allen of LaGrange,
Ga.; Chemical Rubber Company Award — Rita Gayle Medlock of
Greenville; and Kappa Alpha Athletic Cup — Rally Cowan Hyde of
Kannapolis, N. C. Also 16 students earlier announced as "Who's Who"
selections.



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Students Handle Special Olympics

More than 100 PC students helped to direct the activities of 350
participants in the regional Special Olympics for retarded children
held on campus last April. A series of dual wheelchair races was the
highlight among the 11 track and field events. Participants ages 8
and up came from 11 upper-South Carolina counties to compete and
possibly move on to the state and national games. Pictures at left
and above catch some of the action in this second year that PC has
played successful host. The Special Olympics program is sponsored
nationally by the Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr., Foundation.



the recruitment of new students to enter
PC in the fall of 1976. Their work will
include travel over several Southeastern
states to attend college day programs
sponsored by the secondary schools
and to make individual contacts with
prospective students.

Billy Wade, who holds the BA degree
in religion, was chairman of the student
judicial council here and received the
"outstanding senior award" at May
Commencement exercises. Jim Mc-
Fadyen earned his BS degree with a
major in business administration.

New Leaders for SGA

New leader of the Student Govern-
ment Association is Jay Golden, a ris-
ing senior from Jacksonville, Fla.

He was elected in recent campus-
wide balloting to serve for the coming
year. Chosen with him to direct SGA
activities were: Alvin Roof of Colum-
bia, vice-president; Leta Meole of
Ellenton, Ga., secretary; and Curtis
Wilson of Laurens, treasurer. Wayland
Harkey of Anderson is the judicial
council chairman.

The class representatives are: Ray-




mond Lloyd of West Columbia and
Theodosia Rogers of Atlanta for the
senior class; Keith Johnson of Isle of
Palms and Mary Arrington of Clemson,
junior class; and Gina Hurley of Aiken
and Elizabeth Stewart of Midland,
Mich., sophomore class. Freshman
class representation for next year will
be added next fall after the first-year
students enroll.

Sophomore Art Student Exhibits

Dudley Jay Keim, art student from



Decatur, Ga., placed one of his crea-
tions on exhibition at the LaGrange
(Ga.) National Art Competition in
April.

His painting in acrylics entitled
"Mysticism Realized" was selected from
among more than 1,200 entries from
47 states. Nationally known critic
Gregory Battock, editor of Arts Maga-
zine, serves as juror for the LaGrange
National Competition sponsored by the
Chattahoochee Valley Art Association.

Keim is a rising junior studying art
under assistant professor Ray Shead.




McFadyen



PC's First Varsity Women's Team

These seven racket-wielding young ladies brightened the court this spring as they "pioneered"
as the first intercollegiate women's team here. They received varsity letters after posting a
winning record. Left to right, front: Betty Lynn Lybrand, Libby Galloway and Ellen Faulk; back:
Cathy Rose Beaty, Lynn Martin, Virginia Balfour and Joanie Williams.



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Blue Hose Sports:

Number Two Nationally in NAIA Tennis



Second place nationally among
small-college tennis teams is the PC
ranking after a strong bid at the annual
NAIA tennis tournament in Kansas
City in June.

Two young Colombians, freshman
Alvaro Angel and sophomore Carlos
Behar, led the way and were named to
the Little All-America team. In addi-
tion to good singles play, they advanced
to the finals as a doubles team — up-
setting in the semi-finals the number
one seed team which had eliminated
the PC combination of Mike Faya and
Tom Norfleet in the quarter-finals.

The tournament ended a season
which found PC posting a regular-
season record of 1 1 wins and 1 1 losses
under Coach George Amaya '71 . Other
team mainstays were Tony Angel and
T. K. Farley.

Women's tennis arrived in style this
past spring, as nine girls lettered on
the College's first intercollegiate wom-
en's varsity team. Led by Libby Gallo-




Rogers



Barker for Tennis and PE

Richard A. (Rick) Barker, coach at
Greenville's Berea High School for the
past four years, assumes direction as
new tennis coach.

He replaces George Amaya, who re-
signed after one year to concentrate on
playing the professional circuit. Be-
sides coaching PC's men's and women's
tennis teams, Barker will handle some
physical education instruction, campus
tennis clinics and a summer tennis
camp.

A native of Ohio, Rick Barker
earned both his BS and master's degrees
at Kent State University. He played
tennis there and was graduate varsity
assistant. In Greenville, he served as
a PE instructor, department head,
coach in football and basketball as well
as tennis and instructed in a summer
camp. He is 27 and married.



way, Lynn Martin and Ellen Faulk,
they won six matches and lost five.

Elsewhere on the spring sports scene,
Blue Hose golfers posted a 1 1-7 record,
while the track team finished 5-3 in
dual meets. Gus Brinson was cited as
the most valuable golfer; and Alex
Rogers, the most valuable trackman at
the annual sports awards banquet.

Other awards given on this occasion:




All-Americans Alvaro Angel, Carlos Behar

Coach Lonnie McMillian Award for
courage in sports — Marion Miller; Bob
Perrin Award as unsung football hero —
Trent Stockman; most valuable football
player — Ted Wentzky; most valuable
basketball player — George Hester.



A New Football Conference Named South Atlantic



Now it's the South Atlantic Confer-
ence — the country's latest.

A new athletic conference for foot-
ball competition only has been estab-
lished by PC and seven other colleges
of traditional rivalry.

The others are Carson - Newman,
Catawba, Elon, Gardner-Webb, Lenoir
Rhyne, Mars Hill and Newberry. All
except Carson-Newman were members
of the Carolinas Conference, which lost
much of its steam when PC and New-
berry withdrew two years ago because
of basketball-scheduling difficulties.

The new alignment of football-
compatible institutions was the culmi-
nation of efforts by the college presi-

Alumni Poss, Paulling
Join PC Athletic Staff

Two young alumni join the athletic
staff to serve as assistant coaches and
to assist in physical education activities.

They are: Ed Paulling of Batesburg,
line coach and baseball coach at Swan-
sea High School during the past year;
and Elliott Poss, assistant principal and
assistant coach at Washington - Wilkes
High School in his Washington, Ga.,
hometown. Both are 26, former foot-
ball captains and are engaged in mas-
ter's degree work.

Paulling, 1970 math graduate, will
serve as defensive line coach in football
and assistant in a spring sport. He also
will be in charge of athletic and train-
ing supplies and equipment and will
help with PE activity courses. Paulling
was an All-Carolinas Conference mid-
dle guard in both 1968 and 1969, and
the latter year was voted all-district and
PC's most valuable player.

Poss, 1971 graduate in economics,
will serve as an assistant coach in



dents and their athletic directors. It
was done to assure stability of sched-
uling in the future while adding the
appeal of conference competition. It
also will assure balanced competition
through the imposition of a strict limi-
tation on grants-in-aid. League play
begins this fall.

That limit of 26 full grants for the
entire squad is the one presently held
by PC, Newberry and the Carolinas
Conference members. It will drop to
25 grants in two years.

For other sports, the NAIA district
provides competition among small col-
leges in close proximity and is the
avenue to the national playoffs.




Poss



Paulling



charge of freshman players, as track
coach, coordinator of schedules and
supervisor of the new Templeton Physi-
cal Education Center. He also will
help with physical education activities.
Poss made the all-conference and all-
district teams as a defensive back his
senior year and was a Who's Who
campus leader.

Coach Cally Gault said he looks
forward to the youthful enthusiasm
these two former players will bring to
the PC athletic department which is
still numb from the untimely death of
Billy Tiller.



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ALUMNI NEWS



1925-36

S. Banks Hayes, Jr. '25 is now retired in
Clinton after an outstanding career which
took him to the vice-presidency of the New
Jersey Bell Telephone Co. Along the way,
he earned an MA degree from Duke Univer-
sity. He and his wife, the former Alden
Bailey, now live at 606 S. Adair St.

C. F. "Cy" Williams '28 is retired and liv-
ing in Travelers Rest, S. C, where he served
for many years as public school principal.
His long career in education spanned 37
years.

Frank B. Roper '29 continues his long
career as a salesman with The Men's Shop in
Laurens, S. C. He first joined the firm in
1933. An active member and board chair-
man of the First United Methodist Church.
he is married to the former Jane Dail, and
they have a son and daughter. Address: 835
W. Main St.

Dan Yarborough '30 of Clinton is serving
this year as president of the South Carolina
Professional Photographers Association. He
was the first vice-president last year and also
has been a member of the board of d'rectors.
A former operator of a trucking firm and
also owner of the Yarborough Oil Co , he
entered the photographic field in 1954 and
now does most of the picture work for PC.

Louis L. Lesesne '30 is judge of the Wil-
liamsburg County Civil Court in Kingstree,
S. C. An attorney who earned his law degree
at the University of South Carolina, he has
been director of the South Carolina Chil-
dren's Bureau and president of the Kingstree
Chamber of Commerce. His wife is the
former Ellen Little, and they have a son
and two daughters. Address: Route 1, Box
197, Greeleyville, S. C.

Cecil G. Sullivan '31 retired two years ago
after serving almost 25 years as assistant
curator of the Commerce Library at New
York University. He was with NYU for 30
years and, prior to that, was librarian at
Wagner College. He holds the BS in library
science from Columbia University and the
MA from Bucknell University. Address: 18
Metropolitan Oval, Bronx, N. Y.

The Rev. Neil E. Truesdell '31 retired last
year after 27 years as minister of the Ave-
leigh Presbyterian Church of Newberry,
S. C. He went there in 1947 after serving
pulpits in Avondale Estates, Ga., and Gas-
tonia, N. C. PC presented him with an hon-
orary DD in 1957. Truesdell and wife Carol
now live in his native Bethune, S. C.

Friends of William R. Senter '32 were sad-
dened last December by the death of his
wife, Virginia, a Chattanooga, Tenn., com-
munity leader for more than 40 years who
joined with him as a husband-wife educa-
tional team to operate the Senter School
from 1966 to 1974. After retiring as head-
master, he has continued to serve as chair-
man of the board of the private school.

James E. Greer '33 is a senior research
chemist with Burlington Industries in Greens-
boro, N. C. A native of Greer, S. C, he
studied at Clemson and the Massachusetts




Martin '30



Hollis '43



Institute of Technology in addition to earn-
ing his BS at PC. He is the father of three
daughters. Address: 912 Forest Hill Drive.
E. Douglas Patton '36 owns the Patton
Co. real estate firm in Mauldin, S. C, a
suburb of Greenville. Before forming this
company, he was a realtor with C. Douglas
Wilson Co. He also has been a cost ac-
countant with J. P. Stevens textile organiza-
tion and operated Patton Farms. Active in
civic and Presbyterian church affairs, he is
married to the former Kennon Henderson,
and they have three children.

1937-49

The Rev. W. Chester Keller '37 retired last
February to become pastor emeritus of the
Community Presbyterian Church of Atlantic
Beach, Fla. He had served that church since
1966. Previous ministries were at Charlotte's
Selwyn Avenue Church (1958-66), Memphis'
Woodland Church (1954-58) and as assistant
minister at the Memphis Second Church.
Southwestern gave him an honorary DD in
1958. He and his wife, the former Suella
Denson '39, are now living in Clin'.on, from
which he commutes to Spartanburg to supply
as an assistant minister at the First Church
there.

Joe M. Commander, Jr. '38 is owner and
administrator of the Commander Nursing
Home and the Folk Nursing Home in Flor-
ence, S. C. He is married to the former
Leonora McLaurin Sligh, and they have two
sons and a daughter.

Louis G. Heckle '39 of Marietta, Ga.,
holds the position of national consultant in
foreign languages with Britannica Educa-



tional Corp., publishers of the Encyclopaedia
Britannica. It keeps him traveling to all
points. Heckle has been with this firm since
1966 after ten years as a consultant with
Radio Corporation of America and seven
years as a teacher in the Atlanta public
schools. Address: 104 Wildwood Road.

Col. David M. Buie '40 retired earlier this
year to close a long career as a US Army
officer. His new address: 2868 Techwood
Drive, Columbus, Ga.

Miles H. Ferguson '41 owns a chain of
radio stations in three states. In addition to
being president-owner of WRLD in home-
town West Point, Ga., he is president-owner
of WWCC in Bremen, Ga., vice president-
owner of WJHO in Opelika, Ala., and vice
president-owner of WDSR-WTLD in Lake
City, Fla. He is married to the former
Celeste Mayer, and they have one daughter
and a son who is a rising sophomore at PC.

Paul M. Macmillan, Jr. '41 serves as chair-
man of the South Carolina Industrial Com-
mission. An attorney holding his law degree
from the University of South Carolina, he
has been on the commission since 1956. On
two occasions, in 1962 and 1972, he has been
elected president of the Southern Association
of Workmen's Compensation Commissioners.
Address: 718 Abelia Road, Columbia, S. C.

Pierce W. Timberlake '43 is now embarked
on another advanced degree program after
receiving his master's in counseling and guid-
ance at the University of Arizona last Decem-
ber. He retired from the US Air Force in
1973 after more than 30 years of active ser-
vice and received the Meritorious Service
Medal at that time. He had spent the sum-
mer of 1972 with the Eighth Air Force at
Andersen AFB, Guam, handling information
assignments for the Arc Light campaign
which involved the B-52 bombing strikes
against targets in Southeast Asia. Present
address: 9352 E. Palm Tree, Tucson, Ariz.

Dr. E. Peter King '45 of Dayton, O., is a
partner in the dental organization known as
Anesthesia Associates of Dayton. He has
been in private practice since 1953. After
earning his DDS from Emory University and
completing his residency to become an anes-
thesiologist, he served for two years in the
Navy. Address: 2558 S. Patterson Blvd.



Jack Martin '30 Retires as OE Commissioner

Dr. C. J. (Jack) Martin '30 continues to do some educational consulting work after
his retirement as Region IV commissioner with the US Office of Education.

He served as commissioner from 1970 until mid-1973, with responsibility for the
eight-state area encompassing Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North
Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. He first joined the OE staff in Washington
in 1960 as administrator of National Defense Education programs and became regional
assistant commissioner for the Atlanta office in 1966.

Earlier, Dr. Martin was consultant with Englehardt, Englehardt and Leggett of
New York after being a principal and superintendent in the Greenville County (SC)
public schools for a number of years. He holds the MA degree from the University of
South Carolina, his doctorate from Columbia University and an honorary doctor of laws
from Jacksonville State University. Address: 466 Safari Circle, Stone Mountain, Ga.



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Dr. Charles Benz '47, pastor of Atlanta's
Morningside Presbyterian Church, has been
serving this year as president of the Colum-
bia Theological Seminary Alumni Associa-
tion. He earned his BD from there in 1950
and his doctorate in 1973.

Dr. Henry Dibble Wyman '47 practices
medicine in Aiken, S. C, where he and his
wife, the former Sara Brunsen '47, and fam-
ily live at 522 Coker Springs Road. Son
Marion Hay Wyman is a rising senior at PC.

Army Colonel William R. Madden, Jr. '48
recently was named deputy faculty group
director at the Armed Forces Staff College
in Norfolk, Va. A member of the staff
college since 1973, he will now in his new
position help to plan, prepare and supervise
instruction. Operated under the direct super-
vision of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, this school
prepares mid-career officers from all services
for assignment to joint and combined com-
mands, attache and advisory duty to foreign
nations, defense management positions and
theatre troop command at battalion and
higher levels.

The Rev. John N. Somerville '49, mission-
ary in Korea, last year received his PhD in
Harvard University's department of history
and East Asian languages. The ten-year
program of study included spending furlough
time at Harvard and doing research while
professor at Soongjum University in Korea.

Born — to Mrs. Elizabeth Brewer Winn and
Charles C. Winn '49 of Clinton — a daughter
and first child, Elizabeth Bryan — on July 17,
1975.

1950-59

The Rev. Ernest E. Gilmore, Jr. '50 is now

minister of the First Presbyterian Church of
Bradenton, Fla. He moved there last year
from the pastorate of the Moultrie (Ga.)
First Church.

W. Thomas Mundy, Jr. '50 recently was
promoted to associate with Summerour &
Associates, management consultants with
headquarters in Atlanta. Formerly a senior
consultant, he is a member of the firm's
textile division and has headed projects with
major textile companies throughout the
Southeast. Mundy lives in Taylors, S. C,
with wife Mildred and daughter Anne. Ad-
dress: 12 Tara Avenue.

Edward L. Timmerman '50, a vice-presi-
dent, in March was named city executive for
Bankers Trust's offices in Greer, S. C. He
had been serving as regional personnel and
marketing coordinator in the Piedmont area
since October, 1973. That was when People's
National Bank of Greenville — with whom
Timmerman served as an officer from 1964
— merged with Bankers Trust.

The law offices of Harry S. Dent '51 and
Kirkland, Taylor and Wilson earlier this
year announced their merger into the new
firm of Dent, Kirkland, Taylor and Wilson
of Columbia, S. C. Dent also is listed of
counsel with the Washington, D.C., firm of
Cramer, Haber and Becker.

Cary P. Moore '51 recently was promoted
from director of planning to factories man-
ager with the Laurens Glass Co. He has
been affiliated with this Laurens, S. C, firm
since 1965 after 12 years with Laurens Mill.

Paul E. Nye '53 of Clinton recently be-
came vice-president of Baychem, Inc., a tex-
tile chemical company of Anderson, S. C.
Prior to joining this firm last fall, Nye was
associated with W. F. Fancourt Co. and



Hollis Administrates New Presbyterian Home

Thomas F. (Tommy) Hollis '43 is the administrator of the South Carolina Presby-
terian Home's second home now being completed on the northern edge of Clinton.

Construction on a complex of buildings has been underway since April, 1974, and
Hollis is now busily engaged in final arrangements for opening the facilities later this
year. Fifty residents will be accommodated here initially. Meanwhile, provisions already
have been made to add another wing to increase the capacity by 25, and the Mary
Musgrove Hotel in downtown Clinton recently was purchased 'o provide for another 42
individuals on the long waiting list. Eventually the Clinton home is expected to
accommodate 300.

Presbyterian Home of South Carolina is a single organization operating retirement
homes in Summerville and Clinton in behalf of the presbyteries of the Presbyterian
Church US in this state. Dr. W. McLeod Frampton '34 of Orangeburg is board chair-
man, and Dr. Charles Robert Tapp of Summerville is president.

Tommy Hollis has been a Clinton business leader since founding the Hollis Transport
Co. in 1947 and has served as president and board chairman of the Motor Transportation
Association of South Carolina. He is a Presbyterian elder.



earlier with Seydell-Welley Co. A member
of the board of stewards of Clinton's United
Methodist Church, he is married to the for-
mer Joyce Godfrey, and they have three
children.

James B. (Jim) Robinson, Jr. '53 is em-
ployed by Mosler as a bank sales engineer
covering Southern New Mexico and part of
West Texas. He and wife Sandra have a
son and daughter. Address: PO Box 12946,
El Paso, Tex.

The Rev. Foster Edwards '54 is now min-
ister of the Loyd Presbyterian Church of
LaGrange, Ga. He moved there last year
after serving Atlanta's Ben Hill Church and
before that was situated in Honea Path, S. C.

William A. Hamilton '55 is a partner in
the law firm of Alford and Hamilton, with
offices in Tucker, Ga. He and wife Nan and
family live at 1974 Silver Hill Road, Stone
Mountain.

The Rev. Mills J. Peebles '55 is a new
member of the South Carolina State Board
of Education. He was named earlier this
year to a four-year term to represent the
Fourth Judicial Circuit on the policy-making
body for SC public schools. Peebles has
served as minister of the Bennettsville (SC)
First Presbyterian Church since 1968 after
serving churches at Hilton Head Island,
Charlotte and as associate pastor at Green-
wood, S. C. He is married to the former
Clarita Smith, and they have two sons and
a daughter.

Ted V. Howie '56 of Greenville, S. C,
proudly displays his trophy as the current
South Carolina State Singles Squash Cham-
pion (veterans division). He also is president
of the Greenville Board of Realtors. He's
affiliated with the C. Douglas Wilson Co.


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