Woman Shall ConquerTheme Of Class Day
Solemnity reigned supreme at the traditional Class Day ceremoniesin
the customary procession ofsober-faced, black robed seniors, Patricia Murphy
guests.Hearts leaped and hands clapped loudly as some of these same guestsproudly watched their daughters
awards. The Carpe Diemaward for the senior best exemplifying the motto of Mercyhurst, the
Fathers' Marian award,
Who's Who awards, theDonatelli Great Books award were among those distributed today.Highlighting the events of the day, Martha McNulty presented thePraeterita dedication. This year the green and white yearbook wasdedicated to Sister Mary Anna.One of the pioneers of Mercyhurst, Sister Mary
founded theHistory department. Since 1926 she has been an untiring promoter ofthe N.F.C.C.S.
President of the senior
tothe group on the Traditions atMercyhurst. In her talk Kathleenexplained the
the celebration of senior
Main speaker of the day wasMartha McNulty. Speaking on
Woman Shall Conquer,"Martha reminded the assemblythat the concept of womanhoodmust be restored to the modernworld. When women don't fulfilltheir vocation to love, materialismcreeps in. Offered as solution to
Catholic layleaders in the home, schools, industries, and professions.After the students had their
in the "moving up"
theIvy poem and invited
go outside for the planting ofthe ivy and the Garden Party.!
Sophs RevealSecret Tonight
secretvealedthemegram.evening, the results oftrips to the Little Theatresophomore class will beto the seniors
theirTheir smug expressions ofaccomplishments have re-nothing of the originalof the Lantern Night pro-
With the arrival of June 25, the8:25 bell will ring in the 30th annual summer session at Mercyhurst.
will continue throughAugust 3 and daily classes will lastuntil 1:30 P.M.Something new has been addedto this
schedule. A workshop in school music for theteachers of the Erie diocese willbe conducted by visiting profes
They will demonstrate! thetechniques to be used with thenew series of textbooks, "To Godthrough Music."|Along with this feature attraction, courses inilanguage, philosophy, psychology, history, mathematics, science and education subjects
offered.Additional information] on thesummer session
availablein the Registrar's Office.Mary Burns, Cathy Misfeldt,
Mary j Ann
a, Pat Corrigan.and Barbara Jakubowski havewritten the traditional 'tribute tothe graduating "big sisters." Conducting rehearsals and
the production are Pat Murphy,general chairman, and her assis
Maureen Clancy is stagemanager assisted by Anne Johnsonwho is also costume designer. Theprogram
under the direction of
Rachel Shine.'Barbara Jakubowski is
sound and Cathy Cruise, lighting;Del Dwyer heads scenery; SandiTenace and Ann Bowman,
taking care of props are Maureen Kossler and Mary Kay Donatelli, and Lois Whelan has chargeof programs. Head of the ushercommittee is
Ann Buffo-mante.This farewell to the seniors willbe concluded with the seniorslaunching the
ships offriendship" in the pond on frontcampus.IT'S A DATE!
For members ofDelta Sigma
Games, Swimming, Food!No ChargeBring
silverware!SMILING FACES BETRAY a touch of
a four yearcollection of stuffed animals, text books, and memories are packedaway by Joan Clancy, Mary
and Barb Coole.
patiently waits for Joan to find a place for her mascot, so she candeposit a few articles from Apartment 2, while Barb wonders whereall these things are going to be put at home.
JEAN HEAVEY IS CROWNED May queen of Mercyhurst College by Beverly Buerkle, Sodality
Attending is prefect of the Seminary Sodality, Donna Vogt.
coronation, Jean and hercourt, the entire senior class which was attired iden tically in three shades of blue gowns with pink
bud head pieces, were entertained for an hour with songs and dances. In her turn, Jean on behalf ofthe college, crowned our Blessed Lady Queen of May.
No. 8MERCYHURST COLLEGE, ERIE, PENNA.
Six States Represented
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from various camp
Dr. Tibor Kerekes,
of History at Georgetown University,will address the graduating class
Commencement exercisestomorrow evening, June 5, in Christ the King Chapel.Presentation of the] degrees will be made by his Excellency, theMost Reverend John Mark Gannon, Archbishop of Erie and Chancellorof Mercyhurst College. Also assisting in the ceremonies will be ReverendDaniel J. Martin, college chaplain, and Dr. Michael J. Relihan, Professor of Education.Liberal Arts $
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Receiving the Bachelor of Arts degree will be Marilyn Abahazi, Erie,Pa.; Barbara Barnes, New
Conn.; Roberta Bartkowiak, Dunkirk, N. Y.; Doris Bauer, Clarendon, Pa.; Elizabeth
^Bisgrove,Auburn, N. Y.; Kathleen Canada, Titusville, Pa.; Josephine Ciancaglini,Hornell, N. Y.; Patricia Fridley, Kane, Pa.; Judith Gleason, Snyder,
Mary] Christine J
Haughton,Hornell, N. Y.; Margaret Hirsch,
Pa.; Jean Heavey, Buffalo,
Y.; Roberta Imboden, Blasdell,
Y.; Patricias Maley, Syracuse,
Y.; Mary McCarthy, Buffalo,
Y.; Patricia Powers, Titusville,Pa.; Judith Roseberry, Eggerts-
N. Y.; Kathleen
jPa.; Joan Szymanski, Erie, Pa.;Alyce* Weber, Erie, Pa.Commercial EducationBachelor
Science in Commercial Education degrees will be
upon Joan Clancy, St.Mary's^Pa.; Patricia McQuillenDrushel,
Pa.; LorraineEnright, Syracuse, N. Y.; HelenKennedy, Cheswick, Pa.; Jean Lee,Louisville,
Marty McNulty,Conneaut, |o.; Patricia Murphy,Greenfield, Mass.; Dorothy Rudge,Youngstown, O.Elementary EducationReceiving degrees
of Bachelorof Science in
^Education are Beverly Buerkle, Pittsburgh, Pa.; Jean Bryson, Erie, Pa.;Mary Kathleen Cooper, Erie, Pa.;Carol Donovan, Pittsburgh, Pa.;Virginia Guy, Erie, *Pa.; CarolKelly, Syracuse, N. Y.; GeorgiaLackey, Ashtabula,* O.; PatriciaNarby, Erie, Pa.; Phyllis Narby,
Pa.; Millicent Yokawanis,Ashtabula, o.
Bachelor of Science degrees in Home EconomicsDelegates from various campusorganizations will be
and Illinois throughout the course off the summer.Julia Kelly will spend a threeday sojourn at the Hotel Cleveland from August
wherethe Student Government Presi
Conference is being held."Student Government on Trial"is the theme of the discussions ongovernment theory and methods.Cleveland Convention
Checking into the Hotel Cleveland on August 28 to September 1,Bunny Walter and Margie Walachwill represent
the13 th National} Congress of theNational Federation of Catholic
Students. Commissionpanels and workshops will be conducted on a national level, andthe annual election of nationalofficers will take place.Tibor Kerekesare Barbara Cavanaugh, Syracuse,
Y.; Elizabeth Coleman, Ken-more, N. Y.; Barbara Coole, Gale-ton, Pa.; Marilyn
Erie, Pa.;Mary Gene Pyne, Rimersburg, Pa.;|Carole Roberson, Erie, Pa.; Mar-jorie Russell, Niagara Falls, N. Y.To Margaret Cummings andMary Frances
on thedeaths of their fathers, Mr.Eugene B. Cummings and Dr,
B.Lininger,Chicago Also PopularJean Heavey and Mary KayWalsh will leave June 5 to spendfive days at the YCS summercamp located 50 miles northwestof Chicago. National issues, a national handbook, and next year'stheme will be the subjects underdiscussion. Guests from the Cath
Family Movement and theYoung Christian Workers will address the group.Joan Coyle,
Senior dele-gate will leave for Chicago University on August 21 to spend tendays a tithe National Student Association Congress. The agendawill center about
Leadership in American Education."Conventions Move EastTraveling east for the SummerSchool of Catholic Action are Sodality Prefect, Mary
Bacon andMistress of Candidates, LucilleTurner. From September 4-7, theywill attend classes at the McAlpineHotel in New York City. Amongthe more important courses ofdiscussion are
Apostolate, theprobation period, and mentalprayer.