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Give It Your Best Shot!

We’re guessing this photo of students trying to exchange an egg during a relay race dates to the late ’70s or early ’80s. We hope you’ll help us learn the identities of these young women focused so intently on keeping the plastic spoons steady and the egg from going splat. Go online to and click on “Get the Picture” to leave a comment. Or send an email with “Get the Picture” in the subject line to You may also write to: UMW Magazine – Get the Picture 1301 College Ave. Fredericksburg Va. 22401-5300 … [Read more...]

You Got It!

Many readers wrote to put names to the faces of the two flag bearers standing beside Virginia Gov. John Battle during the dedication of duPont, Pollard, and Melchers halls in May 1953. The student on the left, holding the American flag, is Toula Drogaris Fotopoulos ’54. She recognized herself and identified the flag bearer on Gov. Battle’s other side as Mary Ann Dorsey Judy ’54. Toula’s daughter Vicki Fotopoulos ’78 wrote in, saying, “It was so surprising and delightful to see Mom’s picture in the magazine!” Others from the Class of 1954 who sent in IDs and reminiscences were Betty Bartz Bradford, Louise Robbins Bryant, Ellen Royston Myrick, Linda Le Hardy Sweet, and Barbara “Bobbie” Scott Trenis (mother of Editor-in-Chief Neva Trenis ’00). Garnette Bell Crawford ’53 and Beverly Carmichael Ryan ’55 also wrote. … [Read more...]