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THE JAUSEE ECHO
ROCHESTER, MINNESOTA, FRIDAY, JANUARY 28, 1955
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The pre-Snow-Week campaigns got off to an official start at the
[.Queen nomination convocation which was held in Coffman Hall
■jy, January 14. Seven Queen candidates were nominated by
lorized JC organizations, and one was nominated from the floor.
Master of Ceremonies Jerry Olerud introduced a representative
ach organization wishing to enter a candidate in the competition,
representative then made a short speech and introduced the
Hjidate selected by his organization.
Erry Campbell, representing
Junior College Choir, intro-
luceci Carlene Anderson. This
freshman is a graduate of
■ester High School and is a
Jiber of the Secretarial Club
sll as the choir. Carlene's
sign committee is composed
fuck Erickson, Carol Orpen,
[Hamilton, and is headed by
fie Future Teachers of Amer-
candidate, Janet Nelson,
introduced by Jim Lehnherr.
des being an active FTA
[ber, Janet belong to the
and is secretary of the
jomore class. Lehnherr is
ey Mae Lange was introduc-
Iby Dave Waldemar. This
Iy little brunette is supported
[the International Relations
Members of Loey Mae's
Icity committee are: Walde-
chairman, Lillian Von Osten,
| Dave Shonyo.
I Echo and Rajuco sponsored
pidate is Mary Jane Huntsing-
| She was introduced by Le-
i Christopherson. Mary Jane
pe managing editor of the
and is a member of the
it council, FTA, and Gamma
^presenting the Rajesters,
Erickson introduced Mar-
fet Lee . This flashy dresser is
panding in her work in dra-
tics. Margaret's campaign
mittee is made up of Erick-
Pat Hamilton, Dave Kruger,
is under the chairmanship of
•athleen Beckley presented
line McDonough, the Secre-
' Club backed candidate,
line, who says she ilikes every-
graduated from Saint Xav-
■Academy in Chicago. Kath-
1 Beckley, Dena Mamasis,
KiefTer, and Pat Haggerty
UP her publicity committee.
Sno-Queen candidates—front row, left to right: Carlene-
Anderson, Janet Nelson, Loey Mae Lange, Pat Moe. Second row:
Mary Jane Huntsinger, Audrey Price, Margaret Lee, and Daphne
Tom Barton of the Varsity Club
introduced Pat Moe. Eighteen
vear old Pat is on the Rajuco
and Echo staffs and is a member
of the choir. Glen Amundsen is
her campaign manager.
Audrey Price, a nineteen year
old sophomore from Wabaso,
Minnesota, was nominated from
the floor by Leonard Poshusta.
Audrey is sponsored by the New
man Club and is secretary of that
organization. Members of her
campaign committee are: Posh-
Photo by Bud Runge and Don Ryan
usta, John Bornholdt, Jerry Moran, and Edith LaBrash.
Also nominated as a Sno-
Queen candidate is Carol Orpen.
She is sponsored by the RJC Veterans. Carol, a blonde freshman, is a class officer, a member of the Echo and Rajuco
staffs, a memebr of Secretarial
Club end sings in the JC choir.
The elections for these candidates will be held January 30
and February 2, the primary and
final elections respectively.
% QUI Sna-Week
Sno-Week in Rochester Junior
College has been set for February 6-12 and is now being filled
with activities. Tuesday, February 8, is the tentative date for the
crowning of the queen. The
queen will reign over all the Sno-
Week activities which will include
a toboggan party February 8 at
the Country Club, a skating party February 10 at Lincoln School,
and the winter formal February
12 in the Kahler Sky Room.
(Conttinued on page 8, col. 1)
Due to an error in typing
the copy, several names were
omitted from the honor roll
for the fall quarter which appeared in the last issue of
These four people, like the
others, have a "B" or better
average for twelve credit
hours of work. They are Darlene Rucker, freshman; Marshall Runge, sophomore; Gerald Olerud, sophomore; and
Lucille Nichols, freshman.
Initiates Relax at Dinner
After Trying Afternoon
Last evening, January 27, the annua! Gamma Rho initiation banquet was held) at the Markay Dining Room. Gamma Rho is an honorary society for journalistic students, and last night's banquet was
also an initiation for the JC students who have proved themselves
worthy of membership during the first quarter on the Echo, Rajuco,
or both publications.
Yesterday morning the Gamma Rho initiates were initialed with
Greek letters on their foreheads. These initials were done in red
and had to be worn all day. After school the candidates for initiation were called together and given various weird assignments which
they had to carry out and report on.
At 6:30 p.m. a delicious tur
key dinner was served. Following the dinner, an informal initiation was held and the initiates
reported on their assignments.
Harold Schmidt showed slides and
talked on Mexico, and Johng Lim
answered questions about Korea.
The evening closed with the formal initiation which was a candlelight ceremony with flowers of
red and gold, the colors of Gamma Rho.
Guests at the banquet were
Dean and Mrs. Hill and Johng
Lim, and advisors Miss Matt and
Mr. Kortz were also present.
Sophomore members of Gamma Rho are Dave Waldemar, Don
Kruse, Liz LaPlante, Mary Jane
Huntsinger, Delores Brower, Roger Ranfranz, LeRoy Christopherson, Charlottle Blumers, Naomi
Kothenbeutel, Beverly Berndt,
Karen Eichinger, Pat Fahy, Sandra Harding, Tuck Erickson, Don
Ryan, Bob Brown, and Bud Runge.
Candidates initiated last night
were Idanna Kuehn, Dick Hamann, Sharon Hammond, Pat Hamilton, Ed Hack, Jerald Lehnherr,
Dave Ihrke, Kathleen Beckley, La-
Vonne Schwanke, Lillian Von Osten, Kay Brown, Barbara Betts,
Dave Shonyo, Pat Moe, Bob Williams, Neil Anderson, Gerald
Olerud, Carole Myhre, Michelle
Clark, Harold Schmidt, Esther
Swearingen, Virginia Lund, Barbara Fischer, Janice Honer, Beverly Bailey, Sharon Peterson,
Carol Orpen, Ruth Knutson, and
The banquet and , initiation
were planned by some of the
sophomore Gamma Rho members. The committee in charge
of the formal initiation consisted
of Delores Brower, Mary Jane
Huntsinger, Sandra Harding and
Don Ryan. Dave Waldemar, LeRoy Christopherson, Karen Eichinger, and Naomi Kothenbeutel
were in charge of the informal
initiation. The plans for the banquet were made by Charlotte
Blumers, Liz LaPlante, and Tuck
Erickson. Don Ryan served as
master of ceremonies.