High-Resolution, Full Color Images Available Online
Search, Browse, Read, and Print Yearbook Pages
View College, High School, and Military Yearbooks
Browse our digital annual library spanning centuries
Support the Schools in our Program by Subscribing
Page 157 text:
The program was something on the order of a three-ring circus, with fencing, archery, riflery and badminton, riding, etc., going on as far as the eye could (or would want to) see. The most lamentable aspect of this wonderful occasion was the fact that, although it presented a wonderful opportunity for displaying Centenary ' s best in the way of feminine pulchritude, there was, alas, little to be displayed. With this sad fact facing us we creep away from the Sports Festival, which was probably pretty good anyhow.
Page 156 text:
Presenting the 1937 Sports Festival Queen S. ' CORING the ancient and decrepit " for she shall be queen of the May " idea, the W.A.A. girls exer- cised such ingenuity and originality as they possessed to present a unique program on May 3, on the campus, and succeeded. Their concentrated efforts took the form of a Sports Festival, with every type of women ' s athletics at Centenary represented differently and indifferently. Of course, they couldn ' t dispense with the queen idea entirely, so Ernestine McCain was elected by the usual combine to the exalted position of ruler over all the little athletes. Members of her court, consisted of ten Cente- nary belles and one each from Dodd and Marshall, were selected by a faculty committee and hung around trying to look attractively athletic and not accomplishing much. Just a group ot the May Court . . . last year, oi course . . . Here are all the flowers representing " The Dance of the Flowers " . . . Last year ' s queen, Laura Belle Parker, and attendants. • Page 152 •
Page 158 text:
1 ' .lirikin Ail fPro8,Tr ' Stdndouts T, HE ANNUAL return of Spring brought with it, among other unpleasant things, the seasonal elections which gave rise to a subsequent crop of big-shots, whose inflated egos loomed so large on the campus horizon. First we suffered through the Popularity Contest with its preliminary stages of dead-fish hand shakes and electric-light smiles and its " follow up " period of shouts of " Dirty work! " and " Com- bine! " from dejected and rejected losers. Then we endured the Sponsor Contest in not-so-silent agony, while looking for a quiet cave to crawl into until the storm was over. But the worse was yet to come — " beauties " must be selected, as well as a May Queen, together with the election of new officers for the coming year. All in all, with so many important personages knocking around for us to pay homage to we feel practically overwhelmed with our own unimportance. In fact, it was very presumptious of us to mention retiring into a cave; just any old hole that some earthworm has abandoned will do for us — and we ' ll be glad to get it too! Page 154 •
Suggestions in the Centenary College of Louisiana - Yoncopin Yearbook (Shreveport, LA) collection:
Are you trying to find old school friends, old classmates, fellow servicemen or shipmates? Do you want to see past girlfriends or boyfriends? Relive homecoming, prom, graduation, and other moments on campus captured in yearbook pictures. Revisit your fraternity or sorority and see familiar places. See members of old school clubs and relive old times. Start your search today!
Looking for old family members and relatives? Do you want to find pictures of parents or grandparents when they were in school? Want to find out what hairstyle was popular in the 1920s? E-Yearbook.com has a wealth of genealogy information spanning over a century for many schools with full text search. Use our online Genealogy Resource to uncover history quickly!
Are you planning a reunion and need assistance? E-Yearbook.com can help you with scanning and providing access to yearbook images for promotional materials and activities. We can provide you with an electronic version of your yearbook that can assist you with reunion planning. E-Yearbook.com will also publish the yearbook images online for people to share and enjoy.
Material on this website is protected by copyright laws of the United States and international treaties.
No protected images or material on this website may be copied or printed without express authorization.