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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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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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O ' Neal, Richardson, Sellers, Simmons, Stephenson, Austermell, Slattery, K. ]. Osborn, Johnson Doyle, Thibodeaux, Webb, Snell, T. Cole, Van Loan, Shepherd, Clark, Marshall. Railsback, Erickson, Baird, Turner, Lewis, Rosenblath, M. Cole, Row, Boles Van Horn, Lockhart, Moorman, C. Osborn, Baird, Nelson, Loyd, Cooper, Carroll THE CENCOES OFFICERS President Margaret Simmons Vice-President Mary Evelyn Lewis Secretary-Treasurer Thelma Cole Martha O ' Neal Henri David Johnson Dorris Snell Mary Evelyn Lewis Helen Rosenblath Cornelia Row Winifred Boles Kathleen Van Horn Margurite Lockhart Catherine Loyd Beverly Cooper Harriett Carroll Margaret Simmons June Austekmell Helen Webb MEMBERS Hazel Turner Martha Jane Van Loan Martha Shepherd Doris Marshall Mary Agnes Railsback Dorthea Erickson Betty Baird Grace Ellen Slattery Charlie Osborn Shirley Baird Jo Beth Nelson Edna Earl Richardson Mary Jo Sellers Dorothy Stevenson Kitty Jane Osborne Virginia Doyle Olga Thibodeaux Thelma Cole Joy Clark Mary Cole Alta Moorman Emily Cashore Though still in its infancy, the Cencoe Club has already taken its place as a prominent social and the only interfraternity organization of the campus. Its members consist of twelve girls from each sorority, and the only requirements for membership are that the girls be at least sophomores and that, if possible, they be town girls. This is to carry out the avowed purpose of the group, which is to cement a stronger friendship between the different sororities and to provide some activity for the summer months. The presidency is determined by alternation, and at present the meetings are presided over by Margaret Simmons, a Zeta. Perhaps because they are purely a social organization and have none of the worries which the nationally chartered groups do, or perhaps because they are more or less, and mostly more, the social butterflies of the campus, the Cencoes give frequent and excellent functions. Dances and picnics form the majority of these affairs, which are looked forward to with much pleasurable anticipation by the male members of the campus at least.
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