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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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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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Top flow: Cornelia Row, Alone Boddie, Helen Finke, Dorris Snell, Mary Fraser, Catherine Loyd Bottom Row: Jessie Mae Sexton, Shirley Baird. The Maroon Jackets parade down Market Street preliminary to a big game. The Maroon Jackets watch the game with varied emotions from the sta nds. M a r o o n J a c k e t s accompany the team to California, the major event of the year and, from all reports, they did credit to the fair name of Alma Mater and the Sunny South. The life of a Maroon Jacket is not as soft as it may sound. They must be present at every college event, clad only in their uniform in spite of rain, cold, or heat; they must practice for hours every after- noon; they must work hard, as the office directs, at selling tickets for everything and anything that con- cerns the school. However, the privileges and pleasures of belonging to this organization are so num- erous and so special that the position of a Maroon Jacket is one of the most desired and envied on the campus.
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