- The Book and Key was the highest senior honor group on the Winthrop campus
- Mary Teresa Staples was from Rice Hope Plantation, Georgetown, SC
Winthrop News Service, "New Members of Book and Key - Mary Teresa Staples" (1946). Winthrop News 1946. 22.
Winthrop Honor Societies
The Winthrop News Service was established in the Fall of 1946.