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Alpha's Name Sweetheart
Alpha's Name Sweetheart
Item IDEgyptian19591106alpha's.tif
TitleAlpha's Name Sweetheart
AuthorDaily Egyptian
DescriptionConnie King, newly crowned Alpha sweetheart for 1959-60.
Original Publication SourceDaily Egyptian
Date1959 November 6
Volume41
Issue13
Page(s)5
Digital File Format.TIF (Tagged Image Format)
Digital File PublisherSpecial Collections Research Center, Morris Library, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
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CollectionDaily Egyptian Diversity News Archive (Southern Illinois University Carbondale)
TranscriptAlpha's Name Sweetheart

Connie King, newly crowned Alpha sweetheart for 1959-60. reigned over the Sixth Annual
Sweetheart‘s Ball Saturday evening in the Woody Hall cafeteria.
Miss King. a freshman from
Chicago, was crowned by last years' Sweetheart, Norma Jean
Morris, as the fire-piece dance band of Russell Branch placed "A Pretty Girl Is Like a Melody".
Master of Ceremonies Herman Ayers opened the evening with a welcome to those present including special guests Mr. and Mrs.
J.C. Penn, graduate advisor; Mr. and Mrs. John O'Neal, Sr.: Mr. and Mrs. Jake McDonald; and Dr. and Mrs. James Wilkinson, SIU Wrestling coach.
Ayers then introduced Miss King and her attendants, Carol Latting. escorted by Fred
Helmes and Wyonne Mays who was esorted by john Flamer.
Miss King was escorted by Wilson Crim, and John Holmes escorted Norma Jean Morris to the throne. Miss Morris then presented the crown and a dozen long stemmed roses to the new sweetheat.
As the brother sang "The Alpha Sweetheart's Song", trophies were presented to the Sweetheart and each of her count. Dancing was resumed, led by the Sweetheart and Alpha President John Holmes.
LanguageEnglish
TypeText
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