Curry A. Bishop of Conway, son of Mrs. S.T. Button of this city, who has served as principal of the Sylvan Hills school near Little Rock for the past two years, has just received notice of his appointment as railway mail clerk, with headquarters at Little Rock. Young Bishop won the appointment in a competitive civil service examination.

Mrs. Mary Robins Muse, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Buford E. Robins of Conway and an instructor in mathematics in Cotton Plant High School, has been awarded a National Science Foundation grant for summer graduate study.

Mrs. Muse will go to Denton, Texas, and spend six weeks working toward a master’s degree in mathematics at Texan Woman’s University. She is a graduate of Arkansas State Teachers College.

Principal Kathleen Smith adjusted Thomas Hambuchen’s mortarboard last night while Veronica Thessing watched shortly before commencement ceremonies at St. Joseph High School. Bishop Andrew J. McDonald of the Little Rock Diocese gave the baccalaureate address for the 26 graduating seniors. Veronica is a daughter of David and Christine Thessing and Thomas is a son of Hubert and Betty Reed, all of Conway.

Two Conway girls are among recent graduates of a manners class taught by Betty Looney of Morrilton at First Presbyterian Church in Morrilton. They include Gloria Wilson, a kindergarten student at Conway Christian School, and Gabriela Zambrano, a first-grade student at Sallie Cone Elementary School. The young girls modeled and told what they liked best about the class. Refreshments were served.