Helen Aitchison Ellison '45
Helen Aitchison Ellison ‘45
The head cheerleader and an active participant in all sports available to women during her enrollment at SLU, "Aitchie" Ellison is recognized for her intense and dedicated work which brought about the present women's athletic program at St. Lawrence.
As president of the alumni association and later as a member of the Board of Trustees, she was relentless in pursuing equal opportunity for women athletes at SLU.
She was an officer in the Women's Athletic Association, a member of the Board of Athletic Control and the president of the SLU Club, a women's athletic honorary. She continues to be an avid golfer and was a member of the six woman team at the St. Lawrence Golf and Country Club while working at SLU following graduation.