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Post Script (Paul Smiths, N.Y.) 1946-2003, March 21, 1953, Image 1

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International Student Congress To Be Held - March, 27 - 2 8 - 29 E. EBERSBACH PRESENTED ACTIVITY AWARD Last September the Student Coun- cil announced that it would award an activity medal at the end of each school semester to the person who had combined scholastic attainment with outstanding service and partici- pation in extra-curricular activities. The award for the fall semester has been presented to Elise Ebersbach. Besides holding the position of Sec­ retary of the Student Council, Elise is President of the W o m en’s Dormi­ tory Council, a member of the Hotel Club, Student Christian Asociation, Inter-Dormitory Council, and the Ex­ ecutive Council of the Outing Club. She is also on the staff of the Post Script, and acted as Co-Chairman of the 1953 W inter Carnival. Elise will graduate this coming June, and will receive the degree of Associate in Applied Science in Hotel Management. WITT, OWENS HONORED AT WINTER CARNIVAL Beginning with a ski meet at Jenkins Mt., Friday, Feb. 20, Paul Smith's 7th annual W inter Carnival started in high gear as Bob Axtell and Shirley Homburger took top honors in the downhill race. Nearly 50 couples joined in the festivities during the three-day carni­ val, which proved to be a big success. Friday afternoon a cross-country race was held with the start and finish on the hotel grounds. Axtell again won and so did our team. Dinner was served at 6 that even­ ing and then after a little delay the members of the ski torch parade lighted up the ski slope with the flaming words, Symphony on Snow, which was the theme for the carni­ val. They then paraded across the field to the snow statue for the coronation. The weather had warm­ ed up considerably by this time and the condition of the snow statue— huge ear muffs and ski boot — was becoming critical. A t about 8:30 N o ra W itt and Dick Owens were crowned King and Queen. The presentation of the crowns and gifts was made by President Buxton. They were then given a sleigh ride around the campus. The sleigh ride was planned to be one of the events for all, but due to the warmness of the weather it was not very popular. For the rest of the evening the couples danced in the hotel at a nicely-deco- rated sock dance. Saturday morning the slaloi1. was held at Jenkins M t. bob Dean of St. Lawrence, won firsc place with Bob Axtell a close second. O u r team won the event, howevet, on total points. Kay Knight, of Saranac Lake, won the women’s flalom with Shir­ ley Homberger, of Paul Smiths, sec­ ond. Lunch was se-ved at the moun­ tain, making it possible for everyone to stay for the jumping held in the afternoon. Our team also won this event, giving us a perfect victoiy throughout the enluc carnival. Later in the afternoon a banquet was held for all oarticipafcmg skiers. Frank Elkins, of The New Yoik Times, was guest speaker. Next on the list >.f activities was a cocktail party foil w e d by a turkey dinner in the gaily dccocatei dining hall and the Carnival ball held in the Hotel with music by Alf Eckman and his orchestra. On Sunday afternoon open house was held in the hotel between the hours of 2:30 and 4:00, for every­ one who wished to comc. Due to the late hours and excitement of the day before, however, very few couples showed up. Unfortunately, due to the warm weather, all the snow statues built by the various donas, melfcsd before they were judged. There was to have been a ten dollar prize for the best statue and several of the dorms really put a great deal of time and effort on their superb creations. Well, that’s it. The big weekend is over now and all the decorations are cleaned up and put away. As we look back on the swell time (Contunied on Page 4 Col. 2) SKI CHAMPIONSHIPS On Saturday, March 14, the N a t­ ional Cross Country Ski Champion­ ships were held at Paul Smith’s Col­ lege for the 2nd consecutive year. Contestants from all over the U.S. (about 60 in all) entered the race. The cream of Am ericas cross-corn- try skiers competed at this col­ lege for the F.I.S. tryouts. Entered from Paul Smith’s were Axtel, Stone, Hawkinson, McLane and Grag. W inners of this meet are in line for berths on the U.S. international team going to Sweden next winter for the F.I.S. tryouts. Their u l t i ­ mate goal is the 1956 Olympics. In the Class A competition the tirst five to cross the finish line were I. Tauno Pulkkinen, Finnish Ski Club (1:30.42) 2. Claude Richer, St. Lawrence U. (1-35 223 3. W cn- dall Broomhal, Chisholm (1.34.25) 4. Ceddy Sherrer, Middlebury (1:33- .37) 5. John Burton, Bush Lake (1:36.01) The entire length of the course ran 18 kilo, or I t , 3 miles. The W inter Carnival course was used, with an additional loop running Southwest of Jenkins Mt. This adds about 4.5 miles to the original W in­ ter Carnival course. A series of (Contunied on Page 4 Col. 3) VOL. V II, N O .4 PA U L S M I T H ’S C O L L E G E , P A U L S M I T H S , N E W YORK M ARCH 21, 1953

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