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6. A little practice ioi the iutuie members of the Hole-ln-One Club. 7. Shullleboard is another sport introduced this year. 8. The " shoot ' em up " squad tries some iancy tricks. 9. The girls ' basketball tournament gets underway. 10. A girls ' sottball game draws a crowd of interested spectators. 11. The riding class is oil for a canter. 12. Badminton is alway popular, as this crowded court will prove. 13. The goli class receives instructions from an expert. MAY QUEEN As soon as this project was completed the W. A. A. began to plan for Stunt Night. Many novel skits were presented, but the Lambda ' s won the loving cup for their original one act play, on how " The Army Met Its Waterloo, " which bore a striking re- semblance to a certain campus triangle, though the audience was assured that none was intended. Turning to more serious matters as the Yoncopin goes to press, plans are being made for the annual banquet, at which letters will be awarded, and for the May Fete. This year the Queen will be Shirley Baird, a Zeta, who was elected by the student vote from four candidates submitted by the faculty. The theme will be American History as interpreted by folk dances — all the way from the Indian War Dance to the Big Apple. Truly, this has been a year of progress and achievement for the W. A. A. • " » Miss Shirley Baird, May Queen of 1938.
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Mrs. Bryant Davidson, director of Women ' s Athletics at Centenary, is largely responsible for the excellent sports programs. 1. Ernestine McCain, last year ' s May Queen, smiles from her throne. 2. Her Majesty ' s maids go forth to pay their respects to their Queen. 3. Part of the audience which gathered on the college greens to watch the May Fete of 1937. 4. A trio of experts from the rifle squad are ready to aim and fire. 5. A mixed team of boys and girls stage a fast game of volleyball. W. A. A. ACTIVITIES AND The first activity of the fall season was the annual volley ball tournament between the various classes, wherein sophomores battled freshmen for supremacy and were in turn battled by upperclassmen. In class work, the girls were introduced to the manly sport of handball and showed so much interest that the boys began to complain of never being able to use the courts. A shuffle board court was marked off and a deck tennis set procured, which added two new sports to the roster of those already popular at Centenary. Frequent skating parties were given to raise money for the Student Union, which the W. A. A. most ardently supported. Other social affairs, such as swimming parties, a horseback riding jaunt, and a barbecue claimed the members ' attention. As Spring came on, it found the organization with more activities up its sleeve. A basketball tournament was soon underway and the gentler sex proved just how gentle it is when aroused by the mounting casualty list after each game. A tennis team was organized, the ranking of the players being decided by a tourna- ment. Matches with other colleges were secured. Banned from the gym ' s ping pong room by the C Club, the girls promptly devised a table of their own and installed it in their new quarters in the old gym. There a little paint, a great deal of sweeping, scrubbing, and lots of work had transformed an old locker room into a handsome private office for the organization.
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Maroon Jackets Mem bership OFFICERS President Vice-President Secretary Treasurer Helen Finke Deaver Hamrick Elizabeth Coker Cornelia Row MEMBERS Shirley Baird Alline Boddie Elizabeth Coker Virginia Doyle Helen Finke Mary Fraser Deaver Hamrick Catherine Loyd Cornelia Row Mary Joe Sellers Jessie Mae Sexton Dorris Snell f% M i 0K Deaver Hamrick Mary Joe Sellers Virginia Doyle Elizabeth Coker The Band and Maroon Jackets strut their stuff between halves. The Alpha Xi members of the Maroon Jackets pose with Mrs. Loyd on the California trip. c e n t e n a r y There were twelve pretty girls in the village school, and, since they were good little girls too, they all grew up to be Maroon Jackets at Centenary. This group of official hostesses for the college, organ- ized and sponsored by Mrs. A. R. Campbell, became even more active on the campus this year, as they became more expert at their drum beating. They are selected on the basis of scholarship, ap- pearance and personality from the members of the junior and senior class, three girls from each of the campus organizations. They are justly proud of the honor their title carries with it. Attired in white skirts and the jackets from which their name is derived, they make their appearance at every function of the college, and accompany the band on all football trips, complete with drums and chrysanthemums. Their ability as a drum corps and as a hardworking unit of the band made it possible for them to
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