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Page 88 text:
Back row: White, Rollins, Miller, Hampton, Franks, Sneed. Second row: Lieber, Guzman, Autrey, McAneny. First row: Hetherwick, Turner, Peyton, Moore, Harris. Officers President Kinnie Bettis Vice-President June Franks Secretary-Treasurer Marilyn Miller Members Mrs. Ruth Adams Mary Frank Ellis Kathleen Latham Martha Peyton Betty Jane Autrey June Franks Harriet Lieber Ann Reid Mary Elizabeth Bailey Eva Nell Hampton Frank McAneny Jeannette Reynolds Dixie Lee Ball Mae Nell Harper Marilyn Miller Bill Roberts Kinnie Bettis Hill Harris Frances Moore Peggy Rollins Mary E. Borchert June Hetherwick Doyle Morgan Kitty Sneed Lorraine Colquitt Mary Katherine Johnson Mary Elizabeth Petree Katherine Turner The Spanish Club of Centenary College assembled October 10,1943, with Professor R. E. White to elect new officers for the year. After electing Tiddle Bettis, president, June Franks, vice-president, and Marilyn Miller, secretary -treasurer, the members decided to hold meetings the second Wednesday of each month. At these gatherings, conducted in Spanish, there is also a program pertaining to Spain or Spanish-speaking countries. Before Christmas the members and sponsor of this romance language group had a fiesta supper which featured Mexican food. At midterm the surprise of the year came to the campus in the form of Isabel Guzman, a charming senorita from Mexico City. Miss Guzman is the first student to attend Centenary under arrangement with the Ameri- can Foundation School of Mexico, whereby a scholarship is given to an outstanding student of this school by Centenary each year. The scholarship is given in order to establish closer contact with Mexico and to bring the Centenary students first-hand information about Mexico. H. L. Cain, superintendent of the School, is a grad- uate of Centenary and it was through his cooperation that Miss Guzman was selected to represent Mexico. Each Friday afternoon the Spanish conversationalists gather to improve their accents with the aid of Miss Guzman. The Mexican senorita also has taught dances and songs of her native country to some of the students. These girls performed for the Pan-American assembly program which was given April 12, 1944, and climaxed another successful year for this group. SPANISH CLUB
Page 87 text:
CHI SIGMA NU This year marks the seventh anniversary of the founding of Chi Sigma Nu on the Centenary campus. The organization was started in 1937 by five future teachers who wished to further their educational aims. The pur- pose of this fraternity is to promote high standards of scholarship among students of education who con- template teaching as a profession and to foster an inter est in contemporary educational problems. To qualify for membership, one must be above sophomore standing, be interested in teaching and maintain a " B " average in college. The candidate for membership must also pass the unanimous vote of the chapter before a bid can be extended. As the number of members is limited, those wearing the gold key of Chi Sigma Nu are justly proud. , Monthly meetings are held in the homes of members, and speakers are outstanding educators of the city and state who usually discuss the classroom problems of the prospective teachers as well as the latest trends in education. The fraternity is ably supervised by Dr. A. J. Middlebrooks, assisted by the staff of the Cen- tenary Demonstration School. Officers President Norma Stewart Vice-President Jeanne Maynard Secretary -Treasurer June Franks Matilda Abraham Mrs. Ruth Adams Betty Barlow Emilie Anne Connell Members Nan Dobson June Franks Virginia Graham Jean Gibson Eleanor Jenkins Jeanne Maynard Sydney Skinner Martha Stevens Norma Stewart Dorothy Viosca Lucille Webb Mary Emma White Stephens, Viosca, Webb, Franks, White, Dobson, Connell, Gibson, Skinner, Graham, Jenkins, Stewart, Middlebrooks.
Page 89 text:
FRENCH CLUB Under the inspirational leadership of Dr. and Mrs. E. L. Ford, Centenary ' s French Club has added one more year of activities to its record. This year, too, it was gratifying to note that there was a large amount of in- terest shown by the freshman members of this modern language organization. The purpose of the French Club is to furnish opportunities for the students to increase their knowledge of French through conversation. This is accomplished in the meetings, held once a month at the homes of the members, which are conducted entirely " en francais " from the business portion through the entertainment until the last " bon soir " is heard. Some of the members enjoyed corresponding with French cadets stationed in the United States. One of the most interesting programs given this year was the movies shown by Dr. Ford of his trips abroad. In December the club enjoyed a dinner party at Cross Lake. Climaxing the year ' s activities was a lovely May picnic. Members of this modern language group are required to maintain a " C " average in French. Initiations are held whenever necessary at the meetings and provide a constant source of amusement for all. This year Charlotte Dupuy served as president, assisted by Helen Gillespie, vice-president, and Mary Emma White, secretary-treasurer. Officers President Charlotte Dupuy Vice-President Helen Gillespie Secretary-Treasurer Mary Emma White Members Jane Lee Cook Gloria Dierlam Dannie Duerson Charlotte Dupuy Jean Elder Helen Gillespie Glen Graves Jerry Humphrey Jean Jackson Kathleen Latham Harriet Lieber Mary Stewart Steger Mildred Tippett Dorothy Viosca Lonard Wells Mary Emma White Cook, Dierlam, Duerson, Dupuy . Elder, Gillespie, Graves, Humphrey Jackson, Latham, Lieber, Steger . Tippett, Viosca, Wells, White.
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