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Page 131 text:
EPSILON PI TAU
Industrial Arts Fraternity
First Row: Bordwell, Carey. Chard. Cox, Dahlgren Socond Row: Gainos. A. V. Larson
Third Row: E. A. Larson, Lindstrom. Pcdorson. Tylor. Wilcox
E. PEDERSEN .... President O. DAHLGREN . . Sec’y-Treasurer
K. COX .... Vice-President A. V. LARSON . . Faculty Advisor
C. R. LINDSTROM . . Faculty Sponsor
During the American Vocational Association meeting in Kansas City. Missouri, on December 7-10 inclusive, five students, two faculty and two alumni of Peru Share Teachers College attended the initiation of Eta Chapter, which is Peru's local chapter. It was the seventh chapter installed into Epsilon Pi Tau. the National Industrial Arts fraternity. This fraternity is an outgrowth of a movement started three years ago by a group of men on Ohio University campus. Epsilon Pi Tau is strictly honorary.
Each year the fraternity sponsors the M. I. N. K. Industrial Arts contest, which brings the students of Missouri. Iowa, Nebraska, and Kansas together in a common interest—industrial arts. This year's contest offered work in: Woodworking. Woodturning, Shop Maintenance. Mechanical Drawing. General Metals, and Grand Air Derby, composed entirely of student-made air-ships. The contesting students are given instructions and materials with which to work, and the project is graded on the time taken to make it. the exactness to dimensions, the neatness of work, and correctness of planning.
Each year the fraternity sponsors one convocation program. This year rheir program was an original play written and given by the Training School shop students.
Page 130 text:
KAPPA OMICRON PHI
National Home Economics Sorority
First Row: Brady. Flinn. Milstead. Pierce Second Row: Spraguo. Stouffer. Vance. Wcare
ELIZABETH SPRAGUE .... Vice-President
Nu chapter of Kappa Omicron Phi was installed in Peru State Teachers College on March 15. 1930.
This organization has as its purpose the unification of the entire home economics department. With this purpose in view it entertained all of the girls enrolled in the department at various social functions.
The aim of the year's programs has been to develop a deeper appreciation and knowledge of beautiful furnishings for the home. Interesting discussions were held on such topics as "Period Furniture," "Japanese and Chinese Art." and "Oriental Rugs.’ Especially delightful was the visit to Miss Tear's apartment and her talk concerning the correct choice of vases. At Homecoming the active members gave a breakfast for the alumnae of the chapter.
Ada Brady was sent as representative of the Nu chapter to the national biennial conclave held at Winfield. Kansas.
Page 132 text:
YOUNG WOMEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION
First Row: Beatty, Carlson, Givens, Hawxby. Hiloman, James Second Row; Piorco, Sprague, Stouffer, Wearo. Wior, Young
The Young Women's Christian Association unites in a desire to realize a full and creative life through a growing knowledge of God. In order to have a part in making this life possible for all people, Friendship was selected as the central theme for the year's program and activities. This topic has been developed from the standpoint of art, music, race, business, college, and world friendships.
The Y. W. C. A. has brought to the campus a number of outstanding personalities in the field of young people's work. Miss Stella Scurlock, regional secretary, led discussions on college life and relationships and personal religion. She also conducted a charm school. Miss Evelyn Williams, a negro girl who is vice-president of the Y. W. C. A. at the University of Nebraska, gave some insight into racial attitudes. Other outstanding visitors were representatives from Cotner College Y. W. C. A., Mrs. Laverne Hubbel and Miss Stella Rue.
In the field of social service, the Y. W. C. A. adopted two little girls from the community, and provided them with clothing.
Throughout the year a number of interesting joint meetings have been held with the Y. M. C. A. Parties and hikes were also enjoyed by the girls.
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