Green Fleur-de-Lis, 1900s-1950s, Anne Martin Wilson, “Middle and High School Accomplishments”

Newspaper clippings describing Anne Martin Wilson's accomplishments

Newspaper clippings describing Anne Martin Wilson’s accomplishments and her plans for the future.
The clip reads “Anne Martin Wilson
When you hear a model ‘A’ Ford roll by and see a ‘pony-tail’ flying in the breeze you know immediately that it’s Anne!
This native of Fredericksburg has been extremely active during her four years of high school. She was valedictorian of her eighth grade and also her senior class. She has held membership in the Science, Beta, and Dramatics Club, and the Thespian Society. During her entire high school career she has served on the S.C.A. Council, the Spotlight, and the Annual Staff of which she is co-editor this year.
Anne was a part of the senior play cast and appeared recently in ‘Miss Personality Plus.’ Last year she was district winner of the ‘I Speak for Democracy’ contest and this year brought credit to the school by winning the state WRVA-University of Richmond Scholarship Quiz.
Anne lists as her interests: sewing, reading, and participating in the Presbyterian Youth Fellowship. Next year Anne will enter college and afterwards plans a career in religious education.
JOANNE INSLEY ’53”
The next clip says “Friday, May 8, 1953
Rotarians Hear Anne Wilson
Anne Wilson, James Monroe High School senior, last night spoke to Fredericksburg Rotarians on the present status of the world from a student’s point of view.
Miss Wilson was the main guest at the weekly Rotary meeting at the Princess Anne Hotel.
Dr. George W. Low Jr. and J. B. Violette were admitted as new club members.
Walter N. Chinn Jr. was elected as delegate to the Rotary International convention in Paris, France, starting May 24.”

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