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Coeds Receive Honors, Awards

League Offices Filled


Excitement reigned last night at
the traditional Installation Night
ceremonies as officers of League,
Panellenic, Assembly and Women's
Athletic Association for the com-
ing year were announced.
Receiving a standing ovation,
outgoing president Hazel Frank
started the ceremonies by giving
her farewell speech and introduced
the new League president, Sue Ar-
nold. -
Former president of the
Women's A t h 1 e t i c Association,
Jay lee Duke, presented the new
president, Charloete Haller and
announced the new WAA executive
board members to the anxious co-
eds assembled in the main lecture
hall of Rackham.
Excitement Prevails
Sitting on the edge of their
r seats, the audience jumped and
applauded when the names of the
various scholarship winners were
announced by the respective or-
ganizations and sororities.
Revealing the newly - elected
president and executive officers of
Assembly was done by the former
president, Jeanette Grimm. Co-
eds, who attended the evening's
festivities in housing units, showed
their approval of the new officers
by their thunderous applause.
Then Relaxation,
Freshmen attending sat with
crossed fingers and tense faces as
they heard Mary Klauer, general
chairman of Soph Scandals, an-
nounce the women who will com-
prise the central committee, of
the new "Soph Show."
Amid hand. shaking, hugging,
screams, laughter, and tears the
' new officers and old officers and
their friends proceeded to the
League cafeteria for cokes and
more congratulations.
Coeds were further surprised to
find Dean of Women, Deborah
Bacon uncapping cokes and of-
fering them to the exuberant

-Daily-John Hirtzel
HAPPY VICTORS-Celebrating their success at the informal
coke hour are Andrea Snyder, Nancy MacDonald and Ruth Bas-
sichis who were recipients of the Ethel McCormick scholarships,
Claudia Moore Smith, the winner of the Alpha Lamba Delta
award and, Erika Erskine who received the Delta Delta Delta
WAA President Announces
Executive Board Members

Newly-elected officers of the
League for the coming year were
announced to be Carole Sparkie as
first vice-president, Maureen Isay
as the new second vice-president
and Jan McAffee as the secretary
for the coming year.
Elected to the position of League
treasurer was Andrea Snyder.
Chosen to head the Special Pro-
jects committee was Mary Klauer.
Her committee was announced to
include Ann Rouse, Sue Dorfman,
Joann Hodgman, Rose Palen and
Vera Khoure, who will act as her
assistant chairman.
Appointed head of the Orienta-
tion committee was Marylen Segel
and she will be assisted on the
committee by Dorothy Newton,
Linda Hepburn and Barbara
List Continues
Keeping everything running ac-
cording to parliamentary proced-
ure will be Joyce Reuben, the
newly-elected League Parliamen-
Barbara Jo Humphrey will head
the Merit-Tutorial committee. Her
new committee members are Bev-
erly Anderson, Marsha Ross and
Joan Higgins.,
Heading the House committee
will be Nedra Hall and she will be
aided in her duties by the new
committee members, Sandra Hal-
ford and Gail Hirsch.
The new chairman of the Social
committee is Connie Hill. She will
be aided by Alice Meech, Barbara
Scheiber, Rachael Tiedke and
Nancy Murphy. The assistant
chairman of the committee was
announced as Carol Klein.
Others Announced
The new International com-
mittee of the League will be headed
by Sue Sturc and she will be
aided by Sybil Wong and Nancy
The Public Relations committee
of the League will have as its
chairman Julie Fahnestock. She
will have Marilyn Martin, Sandra
Louvre, Ellen Orientstein and Lor-
etta Iarmee helping her publicize
all League activities.
Heading the Community Service
committee is Judy Getting. Her
committee members are Judy Ross,
Jane Kurz, Gayle French, Marilyn
Nathan, Linda Smith and Emily
The new sophomore class pro-
ject which will be given next fall
in conjunction with the sophomore'
men will be headed by Nancy
Central Committee
Other members of the central
committee of this project were an-
nounced as Gretal Bailey, director;

secretary will be Maureen Murphy;
decorations will be Mary Beth
Wyss and heading productions will
be Karen Sears.
In charge of music for the new
show will be Shireen Hutte. Head-
ing the dance committee will be
Judy Harvec.
Jean Willoughby will be in
charge of the script and Sandra
Russel will be the head of the
costumes committee.
Other central committee mem-
bers who were announced last eve-
ning include Pat Kelley as pub-
licity head, Elizabeth Erskine as
program chairman and Lois Curtis
as the head of the make-up com-
JGP Committee
Newly selected members of the
Junior Girls Play were also an-
nounced at the annual event. The
new general chairman.-will be
Molly Dwan and her assistant will
be Jane Abeshouse.
The director for this annual
production will be Jean Krasberg
with Mary Frances Jones taking
care of the secretarial duties.
Treasurer is Nan O'Tool, Dance
is Joan Sluggett with Ilene Kifsky
and Joan Pfeiffer assisting her.
Generalapublicity chairman is Lin-
da Balling and posters is Jean An-
trobius with Mary Beth Godfroy
for Daily publicity.
Stunts will be Marge Decker
and stage manager, Cathy Clark,
assisted by Janet Sieder. Script
chairman is Nancy Willard, cos-
tumes is Ann Paterson with her
assistant Kay Baumhauer and
properties will be Beverly Dunn
and her assistant will be Judy Tu-
More Members
Make-up chairman is Sally
Sheau and her assistant is Carol
Vestal. Programs is headed by
Jeanette Cameron, ushers isDiane
Dowsett and tickets is Judy Roxey.
New chairman of Women's Judi
ciary is Betty Jean Kafka, assisted
by Barbara Clark. Junior mem-
bers include Louise Ruchman,
Alice Louie and Joan Wellman.
Sophomore members are Cynthia
Cross and Lynn Allie.
Terry Jelascity was elected the
chairman of the League House
Judiciary and Jean Tinker the
Heading the Interviewing and
Nominating committee will be
Ruth Bassichis and Nancy Mac-
donald as the secretary. The jun-
ior members are Cathy Wilson,
Judy Guest and Sue Bergdahl.
With Kay Yonkers, Sally Steketee
and Barbara Maier representing
the Sophomore class.

-Daily-John Hirtzei

.-Daly-John Hirtzel
University Students Given Scholarships

New members of the Women's
A t h 1 e t i c Association Executive
Board were announced at Instal-
lation Night yesterday evening in
the League.
Past-president Jaylee Duke read
the list of new officers for the
Leading the group in the presi-
dential slot will be Charlotte Hall-
er, assisted by vice-president of
special projects, Nancy Blumberg

Pan*hel, Assembly Heads
Selected for Coming Year

and vice-president of student re-
lations, Carol Klein.
Other members of the Executive
Board will be Roberta Gubbins,
co-recreational manager; Virginia
Gillespie, secretary; Dorothy Cul-
lers, treasurer and Carol McCrack-
en, AFCW representative.
Ellen Lauppe will serve as soro-
rity manager and LuAnn Austin
as dormitory manager. Taking
over the job of public relations
manager will be Lois Mandel.
New chairman of publicity for
The Daily will be Pat Norton.
New club managers, who were
announced last night, include
Judy Shagrin, Michifish; Alice
Royer, dance co-ordinator; Bar-
bara Roose, modern dance club;
Mary Jane Briggs, riding club and
Jo Manning, tennis club.
Other club managers who will
serve on the board for the rest of
this year and next year are Betty
Veres, ice skating; Jane Abes-
house, field hockey; Virginia
O'Connor, golf; Carol Maurer,
fencing; Norma Gottlieb, ballet;
Arline Kristal, bowling and Judy
Gilbert, basketball.

Announcement of the numerous
awards and scholarship winners
received thunderous ovations last
evening at the annual Installation
Night held at Rackham Amphi-
Recipients of the four $100
Ethel McCormick scholarships were
Ruth Bassichis, Carol de Bruin,
Nancy MacDonald and Andrea
These coeds were selected on the
basis of their leadership, partici-I
pation in activities and financial
Mortarboard Award
In recognition of her scholar-
ship, leadership and service Lynn
Garver was presented with the
annual $100 Mortarboard scholar-
ship. Mortarboard is a senior
women's honorary.
Basing their qualifications upon
citizenship, scholarship and finan-
cial need Delta Delta Delta award-
ed its annual scholarships of $120
each to Erika Erskine and Patricia
Outgoing Panhellenic president
Debbie Townsend also announced
Susan Sture and Judith Reynolds

as winners of the two $100 Panhel
JGP Award
Each year the outstanding cast
member of the Junior Girls Play
is the recipient of the Marcia Bab-
bidge Award, a plaque which hangs
permanently in tha League. Vir-
ginia Mullins received the honor
this year for her part in the recent
JGP production, "Rising High."
Her name was engraved on it and
she was awarded a cert ficate.
Recognition for her leadership in
extra-curricular activities as well
as character, service and financial
need was given to Gail Goldstein
when she was presented tl-e annual
$100 Scroll scholarship given by
the senior affiliated women's hon-
orary to a worthy junior affiliated
Kappa Delta Award
Also honored with scholarships
by Kappa Delta were Judy Huber
and Nancy Matson. The two
scholarships were given on the
basis of activity, scholarship and
need of the coeds.
Mary Woodworth was selected as

the recipient of the scholarship
presented by Senior Society, a-hon--
orary for independent women.
Each year the senior coed who
was a member of Alpha Lambda
Delta, national freshman coed
scholastic honorary, who has
maintained a 3.5 or higher average
received the Alpha Lambda Delta-
award. This year's award went to
Claudia Moore Smith.
Other senior women who were
members of this honorary and like-
wise maintained a 3.5 average or
better were honored at the tradi-
tional affair.
WAA--The new officers of the
Women's Athletic Association will
be installed at 5:10 p.m. today in
the Women's Athletic Building.
* * *
be a League Council meeting at 4
p.m. Thursday in the League. The
room will be posted.

Panhellenic. .
Panhellenic Association l a s t
night announced its officers for
the coming year.
Heading all affiliated women on
campus as Panhel president will
be Carol de Bruin. First vice-
president of the Association will
be Christa Eckhard whilenSally
)Ailler will act as second vice-
Mary .Klawson has been elected
secretary and Betty Doman treas-
Heading next fall's rushing pro-
gram will be Carol Wheeler, with
Diane Duncan leading the rush-
ing counsellors who disaffiliate
themselves from their houses to
advise rushees.
Chairman of international re-
lations will be Lynn Garver and
chairman. of housing, Jane Grif-
Filling the newly created e1e-
cutive council position of secre-
tariate manager will be Mary Min-
ier. Members of the secretariate
are Bernadine Bartram and Peg
Meredith Hardy will fill the post
of public relations chairman. On
her committee will be Peg Davis,
Merrill Martin, Mary Lease and
Jo Anne Scharbat.
Mrs. Jean Dickenson, president
of the Ann Arbor Alpha Omicron
Pi alumnae group awarded the
AOPi community service trophy
to Alpha Epsilon Phi in recogni-

tion of its outstanding contribu-
tion to the community.
Sigma Delta Tau was revealed
as topping the Fall pledge classes
with a 2.67 scholastic average.
Second and third places went to
Chi Omega and Delta Delta Delta
pledge groups.
* * *4
It was announced last night that
Jean Scruggs will take over the
president's hammer of Assembly
from retiring president Jeanette
Acting in the capacity of first
vice-president will be Betsy Alex-
ander while Gloria Swedza is the
new second vice-president.
Mary Ann Forbes is Assembly's
new secretary with Marian Wright
taking over the monetary duties as
Special projects will be chair-
maned by Margaret Blake and
public relations'will be handled by
Ruth Alkema.
Carole Rubinstein will now be
in charge of all Assembly's social
events i nher new capacity of so-
cial chairman.
As the new big sister chairman,
LuAnn Carmichael will coordi-
nate the work of the "Big Sisters"
in each women's residence Hall.
Pat Marthenke, in the capacity
of personnel chairman, will co-
ordinate and direct the work of the
Activities Chairmen in the various
residence halls.

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