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u THE 1973 COMMENCEMENT
Honored at the 1973 Commencement exercises
were Wallace Carroll, editor and publisher of
the Winston-Salem Journal and Sentinel;
Margaret Truman Daniel; William Wallace
Finlator (B.A., 1934), pastor of Pullen Memo-
rial Baptist Church in Raleigh; Phillip A. Grif­
fiths (B.S., 1959), Professor of Mathematics
at Harvard University; and Ralph P. Hanes,
chairman of the Executive Committee of the
Hanes Dye and Finishing Company. Carroll
gave the Commencement address, and Finlator
delivered the baccalaureate sermon.
u IN MEMORIAM
Mrs. Kent Hodnett Barbee, Circulation Li-
brarian, 1948–1961. Died September 7, 1972.
Charles Spurgeon Black, Professor Emeritus
of Chemistry (member of the faculty, 1919–
1920, 1925–1965). Died September 30, 1972.
John P. Umberger, clinical psychologist on
the School of Medicine faculty since 1958.
Died April 12, 1973.
Charles Andrew Domson, Assistant Profes-
sor of History for the 1973 spring term. Died
April 23, 1973.
Leonard Owens Rea, member of the Social
Science faculty, 1931–1948. Died May 2, 1973.
u THE YEAR IN ATHLETICS
A fifth women’s team—in tennis—was added to
the athletics program. Along with her other
teaching and coaching responsibilities, Nora
Lynn Finch was named coach.
Golfer Jay Haas won the ACC individual cham-
pionship, and high jumper Jerome White
received his second straight recognition as
an ACC champion and as an All-American.
Tennis player Peter Pospisil was a Flight
Champion in No. 5 singles.
Athletes from three different sports were on
All-ACC first teams: Rich Eschen in baseball;
Tommy Rae in outdoor track; and Nick Arcaro
and Chuck Ramsey in football. Basketball
player Bobby Hook was an Academic All-ACC
selection, and Tye Van Buren from track re-
ceived the ACC Award for Excellence in Schol-
arship and Athletics.
Basketball player Eddie Payne was named the
Arnold Palmer Athlete of the Year.
Tommy Byrne and Harry Rabenhorst were
inducted into the Wake Forest Sports Hall of
Fame.
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