By Becky Jacobs
New England High School senior young ladies were honored at the annual Tea Social hosted by the General Federation of Women’s Club (GFWC), New England charter.
Published May 10, 2013
Mavis Bautz opened with poems and an article about being true to one’s self.
The seniors attended with their mothers. They introduced themselves and what their plans were upon graduation.
The GFWC women then introduced themselves and gave a little story about what event lead them to GFWC.
Dr. Paula J. Martin, professor of chemistry at Dickinson State University, was the guest speaker and talked to the girls openly and frankly about what they could expect from college, good and bad. Her knowledge of college matters was very interesting and she pointed out many things that the students may not have thought about, such as, “If you get into trouble with classes, go to your teacher or advisor right away. Too many students come to me (Paula) at the end of the semester when they are failing and there isn’t much I can do at that point.”
She also advised that the students have a back up plan in case they can’t get in to Veterinary school right away or they decide their chosen field isn’t the one they really want after all.
We were thankful and appreciative of Dr. Martin giving freely of her time and expertise.
The afternoon ended with the serving of coffee, sandwiches, and the enjoyment each other’s company.