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PARNASSUS TO HOED NOMINATING ELECTION MAI 13 FOR ANNUAL AWARDS
Parnassus will hold an election Wednesday, May 13, in the lobby of the Main
Building during the third, fourth, fifth, and sixth periods to nominate candidates
for the society's annual awards to the most valuable freshman and sophomore, it
was decided at a meeting of Parnassus Wednesday, May 6, This decision was reach
ed after the committee appointed to study the problem Mr. Campbell, chairman,
Mr, Steel, Marie Jacko, Bill Coll, Joe Belovich gave their report.
All students are eligible for the nominations. In the balloting, freshmen
will vote for freshmen, sophomores for sophomores, while the faculty will cast
their ballots for both freshmen and sophomores* Parnassus anticipates that every
student will take advantage of his voting privileges and VOTE,
The five students from each class who receive the largest number of votes
will be on the nominating list. Both the faculty and Parnassus can make addition
al nominations to the list. Members of Parnassus are automatically nominated.
Then from the nominating list, which will probably comprise about 20 names,
Parnassus will select the recepients of the awards by a system of voting against
those who they feel are least qualified to receive them*
The awards will be presented at the Convocation Dinner on May 28, At Wed
nesday's meeting the pledges for the last eight weeks were also chosen. The
new pledges will receive invitations to join Parnassus this week.
The annual Parnassus Initiation will be held May 15*
MAI DAI DANCE TOMORROW
On Wednesday, May 6 the Student Activity Committee completed plans for the
May Day Dance to be held tomorrow, May 9 at the Eagles Ballroom on North Wyoming
Street, As most students know, Art Wendel and his orchestra will provide the
music for this affair, which will be the finale for the May Day Crowning celebra
tion at Highacres,
At the dance, the Committee plans to honor May Queen Marie Jacko with all
the respect and honor due a queen.
Headlining the entertainment for the evening will be one of our own studcnts-
Ralph Sirota who is a professional entertainer in his own right. He wall
put on a varied form of vaudeville entertainment. Punch made from a secret
recipe will be served at the affair.
The Student Activity Committee under the chairmanship of William Burcin
has worked hard to make this dance the most successful social event of the year.
Anticipating a large attendance at the Eagles Ballroom, the Committee feels that
all who attend will enjoy themselves.
ALL-COLLEGE PICNIC SET FOR SUNDAT, MAI 17
The annual All-College Picnic has been set for Sunday, May 17 at Rumbel's
Grove, The Student Activity Committee which will have charge of the affair
feels that this is the only practical date to hold the picnic. The committee,
like most of the students, prbfor to hold it during the week, but because the
spring semester is on a fifteen-week schedule instead of the usual sixteen-week
schedule, the college was unable to declare a half-day holiday.
Headlining the events for the day will be such group-participating sports
as volley-ball, baseball, football, and quoits. There will be such refresh-
Weekly Newsletter Edition
The Pennsylvania State College Center
May 8, 1953