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

 - Class of 1944

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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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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



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PRE-LAW CLUB Among the clubs of Centenary this year, a newcomer puts in its appearance. This organization, formed exclusively for the advancement of the pre-law students of Centenary, has twelve members at the present time. Under the capable direction of Dr. W. D. Overdyke, the Pre-Law Club seeks to acquaint law students with the foremost lawyers of Shreveport and with the great cases of the courts throughout the United States. The organization also offers an opportunity for association with students seeking a career in the same field. Founded on November 5, 1943, the club elected Browning Morris as president, Stuart Lunn as vice-president, and Glen Graves as secretary. To become a member of this fraternity a three-fourths vote of the club is re- quired as well as a sincere interest in the study of law on the part of the neophyte. In order to prove its intention of working towards a greater appreciation and understanding of law, the first act of the club was to provide a written constitution. This serves to keep order and train the members in the parliamentary procedure and penalty for carrying out business in places of formal enterprise. Special pro- grams and study sessions will be held for the further aid of the members in becoming better law students and, in the future, better lawyers and citizens of the community. Centenary is proud of this new club, which will doubtless prove itself beneficial to the members and to the college as a whole. Members Roland Achee Robert Eatman Glen Graves James Harpst Stuart Lunn Emmett McGovern Bob Mayo Philip Mecom Browning Morris Talmadge Reese Lonard Wells Alvin White Achee, Eatman, Graves, Harpst Lunn, McGovern, Mayo, Mecom Mcrris, Reese, Wells, White.

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