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Novella Marie Orrick ’35

Novella Marie Orrick ’35 passed away March 5, in Dallas. She taught in Kerns and Austin before securing a position teaching U.S. servicemen in Munich and Berlin, Germany. Novella returned to Dallas and taught at George B. Dealey Elementary School from 1958 to 1974. Then began another teaching contract in Frankfurt, Germany, where she officially retired from the Overseas American School in 1984. She was a member of the Presbyterian Historical Society of the Southwest, Helen Poe Study Club, Review Club, Prudence Alexander Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, as well as the James Butler Bonham Chapter of the Texas Society of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas, where she was Poet Laureate for many years. Novella was a member of Highland Park Presbyterian Church.