The SCROLL of Phi Delta a for March, 1943
WILLIAM HENRY DREWS, principal of
Ontario, N.Y., high school, has been Appointed
a lieutenant in the Naval Aviation branch
oiE the U.S.N.R. Brother Drews, a former football
star at Colgate, has been prominent in athletic
and educational circles in the Ontario area
since joining the staff of the high school there
immediately after graduation.'He first drew attention as an athletic coach when his teams
won numerous championships. He was made
principal nine years ago. -Lieutenant Drews reported for active duty March 1.
Brothers JAMES ROGERS '40, and DONALD
ROGERS '42, both Oregon State, are in the service
and fighting on opposite sides of the world, according to a recent letter from their mother.
The former, a lieutenant in the Marine Corps,
is stationed on Midway Island, to which post
he was assigned along with 24 other Marine officers following graduation from the Officers' Training course at Quantico, Va. The group stopped
off at Pearl Harbor for two weeks, on special assignment, en route to Midway.
Pvt. F. C. Donald Rogers was in England when
last heard from, serving as a special engineer
LELAND DWIGHT BLANCHARD, Ohio Wesleyan '25,
officer in charge of the Los Angeles, Calif., naval
recruiting offices, has been raised in rank to
lieutenant commander. Brother Blanchard's office has set many national records for enlistments
in the last few months.
THOMAS KENNEDY GEDGE, Dartmouth '25 and MULFORD HENRY MENTEL, Cincinnati '33
Honor men at Great Lakes Naval Training Station
THOMAS KENNEDY GEDGE, Dartmouth
'25, and MULFORD HENRY MENTEL, Cincinnati '33,
have been graduated from recruit training as honor men of their respective companies
at the U. S. Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, 111. Through a series of aptitude
tests, they have been selected to attend one of the Navy's Service Schools.
Brother Gedge was an- advertising man in New York and Florida for 15 years before
he enlisted October 24 as a coxswain. As a student at Dartmouth he was president
of the senior governing board, football manager, and a member of the athletic council,
track team, and Clasque and Gauntlet, senior honorary.
A former salesman for P. Lorillard Company, Brother Mentel enlisted December
as a seaman, first class. At Cincinnati he was treasurer of the student council, and a
member of the varsity "C" club and the Cincinnati Society.
U. S. Navy Photographs