Centenary College of Louisiana - Yoncopin Yearbook (Shreveport, LA)

 - Class of 1938

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f,.- . §f ■• . ' «. II i I s £ r § . .-,. m sS zS! 3. i 1 The Ar s Building — one ot the first building achievements of Doctor Sexton at Cent enary. Below: the 1932 graduation parade, showing the laculty, Board ot Trustees and graduates. The lour in front are George Reynolds, ]. L. Lancaster, L. A. Downs and Doctor Sexton. Mr. Lancaster and Mr. Downs were honored with LL.D. degrees _ HI I tm 2V ' . mm

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R. T. Moore E. A. Frost John L. Scales, Sr. T. C. Clanton Hutchinson, St. Five of the six living mem- bers of the Board oi Trus- tees which brought Doctor Sexton to Centenary as president. The sixth living member, A. ]. Peavy, is not shown. The other mem- bers were: F. T. Whited, Sr., George S. Prestridge, ]. C. Foster, and ]. B. At- kins, Sr., deceased. J, ecomes CALaiional beam eaoer those who have played such a great part in shaping constructive thought of men and women in this country. It was a pleasure and a privilege for me to have been included within the circle of his friends. " Doctor Sexton now was becoming known by a sobriquet which remained with him throughout his life — " Everybody ' s Brother George. " Realization was coming to all that here was a true leader, within the church itself, and in those spheres where both spiritual and material objectives stood forth. He left the Houston pas- torate in 1909 to take over the task of raising funds for construction of the now famous Representative Church of Southern Methodism at Washington, D. C. Ten years he spent in this work, but today another memorial to the efforts of Doctor



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Colonial Hall, women ' s dormitory, above, and School ol Music below. Both were built by Doctor Sexton. interested in (_ enh yentenartj Sexton stands at Washington in the beautiful struc- ture of white, Georgia marble, with every bit of material in the building, from wood to steel, a prod- uct of Southern industry. During the period of bringing the Representative Church into being Doctor Sexton was called to the pastorate of the First Methodist Church in Shreve- port. This was in 1914. In 1917 he first became officially connected with Centenary, being placed on the Board of Trustees. From then until his death, his life centered around Centenary. The splendid record and fine traditions of old Cent- enary at Jackson often inspired his thoughts with visions of a greater Centenary at Shreveport, for the years to come. It was this feeling that caused

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