Northwest Missouri State University - Tower Yearbook (Maryville, MO)

 - Class of 1956

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mn muM phi Front Row- Mo y Newman, Second Vice-Presidenf; Ann Bridge- water, President; Doris Ann Staples, Treosurer; Barbara Toylor, Firsi Vice-President; Eorbara LoMar. Second Row: Teresa Tobin, Carolyn Mix, Lono Lu Babb, Er Dean Grabill. Bocic Row: Glenda Rice, Bette Co Cook, Mabel Cole. etty Cooksey, Miss Mabel The outstanding event of the year took place on December 10, 1955. This was the dedication of a plaque honoring the founding of Kappa Omicron Phi, on this Northwest Missouri State College campus, December 11, 1922. The plaque was presented to Alpha chapter at the national conclave in Albu- querque, New Mexico on August 13, 1955. Alpha chapter proudly displays the trophy in the Home Economics Department of the Administration building, where the idea for Kappa Omicron Phi originated. Mrs. Ann Bridgewater was the delegate of Alpha chapter to attend the national conclave at Albu- querque. Kappa Omicron Phi held their annual coffee hour for the alumnae during Homecoming. Miss Mabel Cook, sponsor of Alpha chapter and National President, journeyed to Kearney, Nebraska, on November 19, 1955, to install Alpha Omicron chapter of Kappa Omicron Phi. Those accompanying her were Ann Bridgewater, Carolyn Mix, Erma Dean Grabill, and Betty Cooksey. Miss Cook and the girls were in charge of the initiation of the members and the installation of the officers. Founders Day, December 11, was observed with the traditional candle lighting service and a dessert party. A plaque honoring Miss Anthony was dedi- cated and a photograph of Miss Anthony was un- veiled by the president, Ann Bridgewater. " Mopsy " was the name of the doll for which each member made a costume. Mopsy and her wardrobe were given away as a door prize at the benefit tea on December 15. The senior members of Kappa Omicron Phi were honored by the actives with a banquet in May. The Kappa Omicron Phi chapters of Kansas and Missouri will meet at Warrensburg, Missouri, in August, 1956, for the regional conclave. Page 98

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ITEHIDIATE CLUB Front Row: Naomi Shipley, Vice-President; Mory E. Keith, Spon- sor; Mary Rolf, Presidenf. Second Row: Shirley Johnson, Secretary; Dorothy Snook, Treas- urer; Pot O ' Brien, Lauretta Taylor, Mary Ellen Watkins, Roedene Eberle, Betty J. Heyser, Beverly Thomson. Bocfc Row: Bruce Pierce, Eeverly Crane, Wondo Kingsolver, Raymond Dorsey, Mary Carter, Janice Commons, Ardith Linn, Peggy Lockridge. The club ' s activities for the year began with a get-acquainted party for freshmen and old mem- bers on September 14th. Games were played, and old members related summer experiences. Probably the most enjoyed was Mary Rolf ' s report on her sum- mer school attendance at the University of Colorado. The next meeting was utilized in getting every- one ' s ideas for the use of the program committee in formulating the year book. The club selected the theme " We Look Forward To Teaching. " The ap- pointment of committees for Homecoming and the annual decision with regard to which activities would demand the club ' s time were also dispatched. An entry was registered in the window decoration con- test. Bev Crane ' s idea, " Secret of the Shifting, Whispering Sands, " ignited a spark of enthusiasm, and was accepted unanimously. Miss Gorsuch and Mrs. Graham were in charge Page of the first theme meeting, " Off To A Good Start. " The club made and sold candy at the District Teachers Meeting in October. In November the group was a guest of F.T.A. and enjoyed slides on Japan, Alaska, and Hawaii. The Christmas meeting was both a party and a candle light initiation ceremony for new members. Two educational films about past and present teaching methods were enjoyed by the group early in January. The club combined with A.C.E. and F.T.A. to hear an inspirational talk by Mrs. Easton during Religious Emphasis Week. One of the most memorable pro- grams was Teresa Esteban ' s talk about schools and life in Argentina. Shades of green were in evidence at the Student Union to celebrate the St. Patrick ' s day party. The spring picnic, May 9, at Roadside Park, was the concluding event on the calendar. 97 mm



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Front Row: Ermo Deon Grabill, Co-President, Evelyn Mathews, Co-President; Karen Zach, Vice-President; Virginia Birbeck, Sec- retary; Charlene Steiner, Reporter; Jaunita Myrtue, Treasurer. Second Row.- Verna Lee Wright, Patty Cottrell, Potricia Runyan, Velma Sworlz, LeAnn Butler, Mary Lou Evans, Barbara LoMor. Third Row: Sondra Bill, Doretta Holloway, Leia Polley, Peggy McHorg, LoDonna Baldwin, Corolee Evons, Fiona Nelson, Maxine Hull. Bocit Row: Loveta WoK, Beverly Johnson, Lois Alexander, Glenda Rice, Normo Hawkins, Dorothy Evans, Ruth Faubion. Colhecon inatched the record enrollment of the col- lege v ith a membership drive of its own. Twenty- seven freshman and sophomore Home Economics majors were initiated into the club in an impressive candlelight ceremony at the October meeting. Together with Kappa Omicron Phi, the club par- ticipated in the Homecoming activities by serving the Home Economics alumni luncheon, and by entering in the window decoration contest. Also during Homecoming week, Jaunita Myrtue successfully directed the major money-making proj- ect, which increased Colhecon ' s bank account by nearly eighty dollars. Roasting wieners and marshmallows was conducive to making new friends at the Kappa Omicron Phi — Colhecon annual picnic at the college park in Sep- tember. This annual social event serves as a formal welcome to freshmen and transfer Home Economics students. Dorothy Evans and Sandra Bill, along with all the new members, carried out one of their initiation duties by promoting the annual Christmas party. Everyone enjoyed some peppy games, and then came the oh ' s and oh ' s during the gift exchange. The party was topped off by attractive and tasty home- made refreshments. As a college club section of the National AHEA, Colhecon carried out activities of state and notional AHEA. The main event of the year was the annual spring State Convention. Several of the girls jour- neyed to Columbia in March and came home with reports of on interesting and educational experience. Sharing credit for a very successful year were Erma Dean Grabill, who served as president during the first semester, and Evelyn Mathews, second semester president. Colhecon also extends its appreciation to Miss Long for her fine sponsorship. Page 99 imiiMi

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