- Rita Watkins, formerly of Seneca, SC, who is now a physical therapist at Emory University Medical School in Georgia, spoke at Winthrop College.
- Miss Watkins gave a speech, "Physical Therapy as a Profession" before a joint meeting of Forceps and Scalpel and Beta Beta Beta, both biology clubs at Winthrop College.
- Miss Watkins graduated from Winthrop College in 1945 with a Bachelor of Science degree.
Winthrop News Service, "Rita Watkins Emory University Medical School, Feb. 3, 1947" (1947). Winthrop News 1947. 65.