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News Release (June 8, 1967)


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News Release (June 8, 1967)
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Special to the Herald Tribune, For Use: Thursday, June 8, 1967
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New College of Florida
New College of Florida
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Sarasota, Fla.
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June 8, 1967


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I SPECIAI, TO THE HERALD TRIBUNE For use: Thursday, June 8, 1967 STUDENTS AID IN TUTOR ROLE Jerome Dupr e community School Director of the Sarasota County SchooL, has notifiea New College that 26 of its students have been giving voluntary tutoring service to students of Booker ooker Elementary, Amaryllis Park schools and Newtown Day Nursery. The 26--23 first two second year, and one third year--tudent have been orking in elementary academic enrichment activities at the Community Center and in the Student Tutoring and Enrichm nt Program (STEP) at Booker High School library. In the STEP progrQul upree said, Sdrasota students hving problems in their day school subjects were matched with New College students having strengths in those same areas. Tutoring was done often on a one-to-one basis and with a maximum of five students t o one tutor. This is the third year that students have taken part in tutoring programs in the public school system. Others also have worked in the VISTA program among migrant workers. All such activities have been completely student organized, on a wholly volunteer basis, but have drawn enthusiastic participation from the students.


New COllege column page 2 BETTER THAN GOLDFISH? Probably the first trophy to grace the New College halls has been awarded, and it is for a strictly non-athletic, non-academic activity: ice cream eating. New Coll ge students have made a North Trail ice cream parlor one of their favorite spots and when compeitition was opened for consumption of ice cream, they entered \lith gusto. The Dipper Dan trophy was to go to the organization or institution whose members, during a specified period, ate the most dips of ice cream. An individual award of a savings bond went to the ingle student eating the largest number of dip at a single sitting. New COlleg students eaily won the team award over the nearest competitor, Sarasota High School, and took home the trophy. First year tudent Dennis Greene of Laurel, d., took the individual trophy and led the college team to victory. He downed 38 scoops of ice cream before having his fill. Reportedly he trained by not eating for an entire day. Third year student Dennis Kezar, a philosophy student and ex-champ of Iowa high school wrestler a, ran second with 20 scoops. ehind these two \'lere Don Aronoff of New York City and the lone female winner, Shelley Schlicker of Arizona. There was no talk, in spite of the victory, of forming a team for intercollegiate competition. more


New COllege Column page 3 FINAL DANCE PLANNED A year-end student dance, held for the first time in 1966, is scheduled for Saturday night at the John Ringling Towers. Student social chairman Karle Prendergast said that the dance is planned in three parts. From 8:30 until mindnight, it will be a formal dress affair. At mignight, a full scale buffet dinner will be served for all tudent faculty and staff attending. After the dinn r the dance continues as an informal affair. This pattern was first attempted last year and proved hugely successful when held at the Landmark Hotel. The Student Activities Fund provides for the dinner nd students buy minimal cost tickets to cover the orchestra. #

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