Behind the Scenes: Images of the Past

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Winter 2013 Reader Responses

Reader Responses

(1) Jane (Gray) York ’54 called in to say that the pair might have been Janet Gilliland ’51 and Jim Jackson ’53. Donna (Rohlfing) Wood ’57 couldn’t pick out the couple, but she recognized the view, mentioning having to climb the steps up to this Waller Hall viewpoint — every hour on the hour — following a Glee bet loss.

(3) Pam Duplantis ’89 recognized (left to right) Lisa Wence ’89, Erin Weeks ’89 and herself in this playful shot.

(4) Many alumni spotted former Dean of Women Regina Ewalt — and many shared stories of her prohibitions against men and women sitting on blankets together, etc. The readers are: Donna (Rohlfing) Wood ’57, Jane (Gray) York ’54, Art Imel ’54, Gail (Larsen) Joseph ’61, Carolyn (Milner) Lancaster ’57, Terry (Boyd) Daley ’61, Tom Yates ’50, Doris (Gragg) Sherry ’50, Fred VanNatta ’60, Nancy (Weeks) Federici ’60, Lafyrne (Showacy) Pratt ’50, Phil Henderson ’59, Sallie (Cheavens) Verrette ’54, and Sue (Meyer) Hart ’64.

Wrong Names?

Leslie (Roberts) Buckley ’97 read the reader responses to a Fall 2012 photo (number 3) and wrote that we might have been mistaken. “They are, from left to right, Carrie (Heuberger) Senn ’98, Michelle (Cruver) Alejano ’98, Shannon Knepper ’98, Joanna (Moogk) Camp ’98, and Melissa (Norberg) Lundsgaard ’98,” she says. Jill (Olin) Gentes ’98 and Jennifer (Andrews) Dawson ’96 corroborated.