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News Release (May 1964)


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News Release (May 1964)
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Sarasota, Fla.
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May 1964


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NEW COLLEGE NEWS RELEASE NEW COLLEGE, SARASOTA, FLORIDA FURMAN C ARTHUR INFORMATION FOR RELEASE: Ninety students have been enrolled to date in the Charter Class of New College and will enter in the fall. The group represents young men and women from more than half the states, from all sizes of cities, types of schools, and from many types of family background. The class will almost be equally divided in its interest in the natural sciences, social sciences and the humanities with the ratio of boys to girls about 55-35. Dean of Admissions Robert J. Norwine summed up the class as excellent in every respect. "This is a well-balanced group of young people, exceptionally well qualified academically and with very active interests in a variety of fields. He noted that they will come from 28 states, 26 from the Northeast, 31 from the Midwest, 29 from the Southeast, 2 from the Southwest and 2 from the Northwest. Their family background is indicated by 12 of the last students accepted. He said that among their parents are ministers, college teachers, an author, geologist, engineers, sales manager, farmer, plant foreman, research chemist, and music teacher


-2 -The 12 students and their brief activities records: Robin Tompkins, Edgewater, N. J. Vice president, junior and senior class, varsity hockey team, school publications. Robin worked in Puerto Rico for a summer. Sarah Dean, Hinsdale, Ill. As a student did social work in Chicago, a National Merit Scholarship commendation winner, active in the theater and in physical education. Stacie Brandon, Christiana, Tenn. Co-editor of school paper, performed in summer stock, and with a college orchestra. She collects and processes native medicinal herbs and performs hybridizing experiments. Paul MacNeil, Sarasota, Fla. Clarinetist with Sarasota High School band and Florida West Coast Symphony Orchestra. National Honor Society, active in church work, has won awards for science projects. Daniel Jaecks, West Allis, Wise. National Honor Society, active in dramatics, and is taking an experimental course in physics. Spends summers working at a summer resort. Karen Fryklund, McLean, Va. Prose editor of school literary magazine, highland dancer, a painter, and is learning photomicography. She is an avid mountain climber. Thomas Bell, New Orleans, La. A tennis player, he is president of a science academy, member of the Student Council, a debate award winner and works in his spare time assisting Loyola College students doing physics experiments. (more)


-3 -Jeffrey Rubin, Miami, Florida. Vice president of the Boys Community Service Club, former exchange student to Colombia, South America, member of literary and mathematics honor societies. David Hartley, Wheatland, Wyoming. President of the National Honor Society, senior class, Science Club, vice president of Thespians, editor of yearbook, National Merit Scholarship finalist, he does ranch work during summers. Phillip Bunch, Atlanta, Ga. President, Future Scientists of America, he won the Atlanta Board of Education Award of Excellence, is editorial editor of the yearbook and stage manager for the Dramatics Club. Charlotte Willis, Darien, Conn. Initiated a school Peace Corps Club, school band, orchestra and glee club, performed in summer theater and works as a hospital volunteer. Dolph Bezoier, Minneapolis, Minn. President of the Math Club, German Club, plays football and soccer, once made a classical and mythological genealogical chart of more than 2,000 names as a special project. ###

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