| the history of wake forest
u student notes
James sheffer of Hinsdale, Illinois, was
president of the student body for the 1968–
1969 school year; sandra “sandy” edwards
of Newnan, Georgia, was president of the
Women’s Government Association; andrew
porter of Salisbury was chairman of the Men’s
Judicial Board; william lambe of Charlotte
was chairman of the Honor Council; and Jack-
son “J.d.” wilson of Mt. Sterling, Kentucky,
was president of the College Union.
At the University of South Carolina debate
tournament the Wake Forest debate team
(affirmative: John cooper of Kingsport,
Tenn., and russell stout of Oskaloosa, Iowa;
negative: roger mcmanus of Hartville, Ohio,
and keith vaughan of Bluefield, W.Va.) won a
first-place trophy for most speakers points.
John cooper and houston “hu” odom (of
Maple) took first place honors at the Wayne
State University novice debate tournament.
linda carter of Madison was editor of Old
Gold and Black; barbara brazil of Potomac,
Maryland, edited The Howler; and theodore
boushy of Winston-Salem was editor of The
Student (after timothy brown’s resignation
in February).
The first edition of Caesura, a magazine of
poetry written by University students, ap-
peared in March. It was edited by theodore
boushy. (A second edition came out the fol-
lowing year.)
william “bill” lambe and Jackson “J.d.”
wilson were named “Students of the Year” by
Old Gold and Black.
Senior orators this year were: linda sue
carter of Madison; James nello martin, Jr.
of Virginia Beach, Virginia; phyllis mcmurry
tate of Winston-Salem; and mary ann tol-
bert of Richmond, Virginia. Carter received
the A.D. Ward Medal.
Tassels, the University’s senior women’s hon-
orary society, with standards comparable to
those of Omicron Delta Kappa (at that time,
for men), became North Carolina’s first chap-
ter of Mortar Board, the national collegiate
senior women’s honorary society.
Students named to “Who’s Who” in 1968–69:
from The Howler for 1969
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