Archive for July 30th, 2018

Originally published in the Enumclaw Courier-Herald, July 30, 1953

Mary Ellen Robbins

Mary Ellen Robbins

Of interest to many of the people in this area will be the news of little Mary Ellen Robbins, 7-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A.L. Robbins, who for 22 years lived in Black Diamond but are now residing in Seattle.

Little Mary Ellen is rapidly becoming one of the sparkling little Majorettes in her own right. In the contest held at the Rain Festival at South Bend, June 20th, she walked off with the large gold trophy as winner in the novice division (up to 7 years of age).

Sunday, July 5th at the State Baton Contest held at Tillicum, Washington, May Ellen won the second place in the Advanced Novice division with many complimentary remarks on her Official NBTA Score sheet showing she had very good rhythm, smoothness, was a good showman, and showed great promise as a twirler.

Mary Ellen is also a talented dancer and performer doing her tap and twirl performances for many programs and entertainments.

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