RIGHT: "Chief" Mitchell converses with Pat Stallings, outstanding student; Joe Wallis, guest and president of Pep
Club; Bill Odell, outstanding student; and Richard Coselli, outstanding student, at the spring reception honoring top
students. BELOW: Billy I. Ross, Frank Cooper, Robert Schindler, Billy D. Smith, Dr. J. E. Williamson, Miss Lil
Crittendon, Buddy Deen, Don Leissner, Dr. N. M. Ferguson, Newell H. Blakely, Dr. C D. Dorough.
Committee Names Top Ten Students
Outstanding Students at the University are selected each year on the
basis of leadership, scholarship, and participation in campus activities. Qualifications for 1957 included junior or senior classification, a "C" average,
active in two unrelated student activities, and taking nine or more hours for
both the fall and spring semesters.
The committee which selected the University's ten most "Outstanding
Students" included Kelly Ballinger, senator; Mary Beth Blasdel, president
of Panhellenic; Dan Brewer, senator; Frank Cooper, senator; Richard
Coselli, senator; Buddy Deen, senator; Don Leissner, senator; Robert
Schindler, senator; Billy D. Smith, editor of the COUGAR; Newell H. Blakely,
dean of College of Law; Miss Lil Crittendon, assistant to the dean of women;
Dr. C. D. Dorough, assistant dean of College of Arts and Sciences; Dr. N. M.
Ferguson, dean of College of Pharmacy; Dr. E. H. Hughes, dean of College
of Business; L. S. Mitchell, assistant dean of men; Billy I. Ross, student
publications; James C. Taylor, dean of downtown school; and Dr. J. E.
Williamson, dean of men.
"Outstanding Students" portraits by Harris Johnston Studio.