Troy University - Palladium Yearbook (Troy, AL)

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HUE IEACHEKS COLLEGE UBKAIH TROY. ALA. 5IAIE TEACHERS COLLEGE UBRAKT TROY, ALA. PneA£4dtl 6 WE, THE STAFF, PROUDLY PRESENT THE PALLADIUM OF 1948. MAY IT KEEP ALIVE " YESTERDAY ' S MEMORIES, TODAY ' S REALI- TIES, AND TOMORROW ' S DREAMS. " dedicated ta . . . All Who Served m : • THE ALMA MATER Our vows of love, our vows of faith Dear school, we ' ve said to thee Each strong man, each gentle maid Will ever loyal be, Not for a day, not for a year Shall we each other greet As fellow students, fellow friends, But till in Heaven we meet. Chorus: So hail, Alma Mater, Dear school, we all love thee, So hail Alma Mater, We ' ll aye be true to thee. So when in days that are to come Fond mem ' ries we recall, The mem ' ries of dear S. T. C. We ' ll cherish most of all. Your stately portals, ivied walls, In dreams again we ' ll see And hearts again will sadly yearn For you our S. T. C. Kirven Solomon, ' 30. SIUE IEACHStt COLLEGE LIBRAJT ■TROY. ALA. illli 1 GK tS Y U- i s: i a ;i PACE HALL Men ' s Dormitory i :: .j a 11 SHACKELFORD HALL Girl ' s Dormitory V Apartments Apartment Life Trailer Life LilUffl THE LIBRARY ' Oh! Come All Ye Studious ' THE DINING ROOM " Grits and Cheese Toast ' WRIGHT HALL GYMNASIUM ' The Place of Grunts and Groans ' PACE FIELD TT " Where Our Opponents Meet Their Waterloo. " Radio Station WTBF L President CHARLES BUNYAN SMITH, B.S., M.A., Ed.D. B.S., George Peabody College for Teachers, 1922, M.A., 1927; Ed. D., Teachers College, Columbia University, 1940; President, State Teachers College, Troy, 1937- COLLEGE DEAN r G. ROBERT BOYD, Education r. DEAN OF MEN f 5 A . AUXFORD S. SARTAIN, History DEAN OF WOMEN DELORES W. TOBISKA, English JOHN BLACKWELL English ELIZABETH BLACKWELL English JANETTE STOUT English MARGIE WILLIAMS English ANNIE M. POWELL English MARY LOCKRIDGE English L. LEMAR STEPHAN Geography LENICE STEPHAN History NORMAN McLEOD, JR. History MARY BYNUM History HENRY STERKX, JR. Histor y MRS. G. R. BOYD English G. A. STEPHENSON MARGARET STEPHENSON OLIVIA RAINER MARY VIC MAULK Music Music Music Music VIOLET ERVIN VIRGIL COLLINS MYRA SEGARS AUXFORD S. SARTAIN Music Mathematics Mathematics History LAURENSON FORRESTER CURREN A. FARMER WALTER FOSTER Physical Education Physical Education Physical Education LORAINE HAMIL Third Grade Critic Teacher FOY INGRAM Second Grade Critic Teacher ESTHER MURPHY Sixth Grade Critic Teacher OPHELIA SMITH First Grade Critic Teacher THELMA JONES Fourth Grade Critic Teacher ANNETTE PARKS Assistant Librarian DONNA ELLIS Fifth Grade Critic Teacher ELIZABETH SORBET Business Education DORIS BITTLE Art MARTHA JANE BALLARD MILDRED O. ARANT Art Second Grade CURREN M. FARMER Science LUCILE SAWTELL Registrar W. T. WILKS Science THELMA CATES Librarian MARY WOOLLEY Science MARY RICH Nurse HUGH ERVIN Psychology MARTHA ROSE Secretary A. V. GRIMSLEY EDWARD S. CAROTHERS OLIVIA ELDER Pace Hall Housemother Field Director Fifth Grade EXECUTIVE COUNCIL t M FIRST ROW: Left to Right: Officers: Bruce Long, Vice-President; Bill Coffield, President; Mike Bannon, Secretary and Treasurer . , . SECOND ROW: Mary Arnold, Willis Cobb, Mildred Clower, G rover Mooneyham, Olivia Weed, Jeanette Cooper . . THIRD ROW: A. C. Calhoun, Busey Garrett, Gene Ramage, Frances Evans, and Erskine Key. PRESIDENTS COUNCIL FIRST ROW: Left to Right: Billie Compton, Lyle Garner, Bill Coffield, Grace Nichols, Nancy McGraw . . . SECOND ROW: Tommy Rountree, James Byrd, Lamond Huges, Ollie Baker, Marion Battley . . . THIRD ROW: John B. Golden, George Maddox, Maulk Arnold, Robert Andress, and Buford Sewell. ( f Jt : ; oc -= . . ' : V CLASS OFFICERS LAMOND HUGHES President Cottonwood, Ala. B.S., Sci.; Math. ALMA ALLEN Vice-President Dixon Springs, Tenn. B.S., Eng. ; Bus. Adm. JEANETTE COOPER Secretary-Treasurer Andalusia, Ala. B.S., El. Ed. ALLEN, EDNA ANDRESS, ROBERT Troy, Ala. Troy, Ala. B.S., English; Social B.S., English; Studies Social Studies BAKER, MARGARET BANNON, MIKE Clayton, Ala. Edgewater, N. J. B.S., Elementary B.S., English; Education Social Studies BATTLEY, MARION BEDSOLE, JULIA Columbus, Ga. Geneva, Ala. B.S., Science; B.S., Education,- English Mathematics Social Studies BRAGGS, SAM BURCH, ROBERT Troy, Ala. Samson, Ala. B.S., Mathematics; B.S., English; Science Social Studies BYRD, JAMES CATON, CABENA Goshen, Ala. Red Level, Ala. A.B., English; B.S., Elementary Languages Education COFFIELD, WILLIAM COMPTON, BILLIE Troy, Ala. Brantley, Ala. B.S., Science; B.S., English; Mathematics Social Studies CRENSHAW, BETTY EASTERLING, DAN Greenville, Ala. Clio, Ala. B.S., Mathematics B.S., Mathematics; Science Science FRANKLIN, VIRGINIA GIBSON, GRAY Goshen, Ala. Troy, Ala. B.S., English; B.S., Mathematics Social Studies Science GLASS, DOROTHY GORDON, JOHN Ashford, Ala. Alexander City, Ala. B. S., Elementary B.S., Physical Education Education Social Studies GREEN, FANNIE GREEN, RUPERT Banks, Ala. Troy, Ala. B.S., Mathematics; B.S., Mathematics; Science Science GRICE, MRS. GLADYS HERRINGTON, ELBERT Geneva, Ala. Brewton, Ala. B.S., Elementary B.S., Science,- Education Mathematics JACOBS, DOROTHY KIRBY, WILLIAM Elba, Ala. Atmore, Ala. B.S., Elementary B.S., Mathematics; Education Science KILPATRICK, VERNON LITTLES, SYBIL Geneva, Ala. Columbus, Ga. B.S., Mathematics; B.S., Elementary Science Education LONG, BRUCE LONG, JEAN Brewton, Ala. Dozier, Ala. B.S ., Science,- B.S , Elementary Education Education McGRAW, NANCY MARCUS, GEORGE Panama City, Fla. Troy, Ala. B.S., Elementary B.S., English; Education Social Studies a m-i u m n A -. I MM MOONEYHAM, GROVER Clio, Ala. B.S., English; Social Studies POPE, DOROTHY Andalusia, Ala. .A., English Major ROY, EDITH Deatsville, Ala. B.S., Elementary Education SESSIONS, NELL Clanton, Ala. B.S., Elementary Education SMITH, JACK Slocomb, Ala. B.S., Science; Physical Education PARKER, MIRIAM Troy, Ala. B.S., English; Social Studies RAMAGE, GENE Dothan, Ala. .S., Social Studies; English SCREWS, BILL Columbus, Ga. B.S., Social Studies,- Physical Education SHADDIX, HENRY Pyriton, Ala. .S., Physical Education SWAIN, CARLOS Elba, Ala. B.S., English; Business THOMPSON, REVA TAYLOR, FRANCES Newton, Ala. Elba, Ala. B.S., Elementary B.S., Elementary Education Education TAYLOR, FRED WHITE, DOT Columbus, Ga. Troy, Ala. S., Social Studies B.S., English; Music WILLIS, BOB J. Kinston, Ala. B.S., Science; Mathematics WILKES, JAMES C. Troy, Ala. B.S., Science; Mathematics YARBROUGH, PEACOCK, MORRIS RAYMOND Newton, Ala. Prattville, Ala. B.S., Social Studies; B.S., English; Social Studies Music CALHOON, AMMON C. TOOLE, PATRICIA Brewton, Ala. Ozark, Ala. B.S., Social Studies; B.S., Social Sfudie: English English ry, ft is 1 COLE, ARTHUR COOK, R. G. Tallassee, Ala. Union Springs, Ala. Social Studies; Physical Education,- English History JONES, JOHN T. KELLY, SARA Tallassee, Ala. Troy, Ala. Mathematics; Education; Science History NEWSOM, CLARANCE SNELL, THOMAS R. Coffee Springs, Ala. Newville, Ala. Mathematics; Science; Physical Education Mathematics STEPHENS, MARY M. WINOKER, SIDNEY Troy, Ala. Jackson Heights, N. Y. Elementary Education Social Studies,- Science WRIGHT, AUBREY Brantley, Ala. Science; Mathematics 1. B ••. •.. . ' :% • CLASS OFFICERS CHARLES NORRIS President Mt. Willing, Ala. BUFORD SEWELL Vice-President Centre, Ala. BILL GRANT Secretary-Treasurer Opp, Ala. • JAMES ANNERS OLLIE BAKER ERNIE BAZEMORE JOHN BLACKSHEAR AGNES BOONE ELBERT BOTTS THOMAS BOUTWELL ROBERT BRANTLEY CLAUDIA BROWDER JOHN BULLOCK MARY KATE BUSH LEE C. CAIN MARVIN CARLTON WILLIS COBB I ( ' , .if, r I iJ rx mM r m ft CHARLES CONTER SUE CRUNK BILL CRUNK JAMES DANIELS ROGER DANIELS WAYLAND DUBOSE WILLIE H. FAULKNER DOROTHY FINNY EDWIN FLEMING JOHN BURT GOLDEN JEAN GOODMAN MARTHA SUE GRIMES WALTER HARRISON MAXEY HEATH FRANK HERRON FAYE HOLMES JAMES HORN HUBERT HUGHES EARL HUTTO WALLACE JOINER RICHARD JONES SIDNEY JONES CAREY E. KELLEY ERSKINE KEY RAYMOND KNOWLES LOUISE LEE ra ? JAMES HOLLEY . 4 :. JOHN JACKSON , ' Ji iff at ! a a. a L ft ait. ANGUS LIPFORD SYBIL LITTLE BERT LITTLE JOE LOWRY GEORGE MADDOX JERRY MALLET martha McCartney GERALD McDADE SAM MEEKS JIMMIE RUTH MILTON JAMES MING ED NALL JAMES NEELY JEAN ODOM DALLAS T. PARKER, JR. ELIZABETH PARKER HUBERT PATE JIMMY PATRENOS o FRANK PELHAM BONNIE PENN MARY ALVINA RABER JAMES RHODES BETTY ROGERS HERMAN SCOTT BEN SHEPPARD BETTY SHEPPARD LIB SIMS ERNESTINE SMITH " { - f f I j « f tfi ' I L If it . - JAMES FERRAL SMITH MARY PRICE STEPHENSON MARTHA JO SWAIN DOT THOMASTON JANE THOMPSON LOUIE TILLERY TOMMY TOWEY LAURA TURNER JANE WELCH OLIVIA WEED TULIA WIGGINS CLINE WILLIAMSON CHARLES STRINGER --.-r ■ " - - •« ; y £?.::- % r «■ ; " T- ' i ' r . " ..V ' .- -;v ; 1 J-lV»o c CLASS OFFICERS GEORGE N. HAMER President Columbus, Ga. HARRY HOWELL Vice-President Graceville, Fla. HOWARD F. PELHAM Secretary-Treasurer Chipley, Fla. ALBERT ABLES ROBERT W. ALFORD CHARLES AMMONS JOHN MACK ANDRESS MAUK ARNOLD O f» «| ft ±kd BLUE BARBER ILA BARNES TOMMY BASS FRANCES BECK Lr, A | £, J R JOHN BEDSOLE W. S. BIBB JONNIE SUE BOSWELL PORTER BOSTIC JOHN BOWDEN MARIANNE BOWDOIN GEOFF BRADFORD MARY NELL CARMICHAEL EDSEL CARROLL MYRA CARTER NEIL CHILDERS MILDRED CLOWER HENRY P. COALE GERALD G. COBB WAITMAN COLLINS HERBERT CONNELL WILLIAM COPE RAYMOND CREEL ANDREW W. CROSS MARCUS CUMBIE SPENCER DAVIS DONALD DEARBORN ETHEL DIXON SAMUEL S. DIXON PRESTON T. FARISH BILL FARRIS GEORGE FARRIS ZURLENE FRANKLIN JOYCE FULLER WATSON GANUS LYLE GARNER BUSEY GARRETT TOMMY GARRETT MARTHA GIBSON WILLIAM C. GOLDEN RICHARD GRANTHAM EVELYN GRAVES WILLIAM HARRISON FRED HATFIELD WILSON HAYES JAMES HEATH O ' NEAL HENDRICKS AUBREY HICKS LILA HICKS EARL HILYER MIRIAM HOLLAND CHARLES HOLLY JAMES O. HOLLY LEON HORNSBY JAMES R. HOWARD OTTIS JOHNSON CAROLYN JOHNSON DORIS JONES FLETCHER JONES HAROLD JONES ROBERT JONES BETTY KIRKLAND BYRON LEE JANE LEVERETTE BILL LLOYD RICHARD LOWE ROBERT J. MATHEWS CHARLES McCALL LILLIAN MEADOWS « » ft - ELDRED V. MEDLEY PRENTISS MELDER V r , ' . ' C „ifc ELLEN MILLER JACK MEZREA KATHRYN MIXON ANN MOORE NEAL MOSELEY ■5 3l HAL MURRAY GERALD NEWMAN JEAN NEWMAN GRACE NICHOLS GENE NORMAN d. . 4 1 " ' , BUDDY O ' NEAL CONRAD OWENS GENE PARKER CHARLEY POUNCIE CARROLL POWELL 7 . Uj £ JOHN RHODES CHASE RIDDLE ROBERT RILEY HAZEL ROBERTS DON ROBINSON « « ,1 ELOUISE RYALS LOUIS R. SCARBROUGH JAMES SCOTT EURITA SMITH JACK W. SMITH i JACK SOLOMON JAMES SPEAR NELLIE GRACE SPIVEY PETE STAMOS SIDNEY STARLING V i i y. it % fc £i£% MARY LOU STEWART FRANCES SULLIVANT VIRGINIA TATUM WILLENE THOMAS -I i i .? WILLIAM THOMAS HUGO THORPE JOHN W. TOWNSEND, JR. BILL TRUSSELL SILAS G. TUCKER WADE VAUGHN JOHNNIE WALKER REX WARD MARTHA WARREN EMMA RUTH WASDEN FRANCES WEBB RAY WELLS CATHRYN WHEATCROFT HELEN WILKES BETTY WILLIFORD REGAL WILLIS ANNE WOOD MOTES YOUNGBLOOD MURRY YOUNGBLOOD if m ' X-:- ■ ' S iV ' £ " .r.-i t. w « .;v--. „ ' ..-•• ' ;•.,-:•. CLASS OFFICERS LAMAR " DOC " BOWDEN President Troy, Alabama BETTY L. REEVES Secretary-Treasurer Union Springs, Alabama LOUIE ADAMS HELEN ALLDAY ROBERT ALLEN MARY ARNOLD GRAFTON ASHER RUDET BAILEY FAYE BEASLEY MARGARET BEASLEY WILLIAM BISHOP VIRGINIA BORLAND ANDREW BOSARGE LAMAR BOWDEN FRANK BRABHAM JACK BRANNON CHARLES BROOKS SARAH BROWN RAYGENE BURKETT ELLIS M. BUSH JOHNNY BYRD MALCOLM CAMPBELL BETTY CARMICHAEL LOUISE CARNLEY CLEMONT CARPENTER FLOYD CARR JEAN CARROLL PAUL CAYTON EUGENE CHILDS HARRY CLARK PARIS CLARK, JR. GERALDINE COBB ADA MARTHA COLLINS MARTHA F. COLLINS JEAN COOK GEORGE COPE CHANDLER COX CHARLES COX JERRY CRUMP BETTY CULBRETH WINTON CRUMP EDWIN CUMBIE 4 k I h 2l 1 ft A m »- i ( Oi t o ft A . K a2 MAC CURTESS VIRGINIA CURTIS FRED CUTCHEN DORIS DAHLKE ROBERT DANIEL JOSEFA DEAN SARAH DeSHAZO LAMAR DeLOACH BETTYE DOSWELL ASA DUDLEY MARY H. DUPREE MARGARET EIDSON FRANCES EVANS LELAND EVANS EARL FAIN BILLY FARMER JIM FARRIS JAMES FINLAYSON JIMELU FLOYD DONALD GAITHER TRAWICK GARNER JOHN A. GARNER, JR. JEANETTE GOLDEN JULENE GOTHARD ERSEL GRACE HOWARD GREER JANE GRIFFIN J. T. GRIMES ED GRUBY MAE HAGLER ANN HARRIS JIMMIE HARRISON WILBURN HART OPAL HATCHER JOE BEN HAYES GRACE HELMS LAMAR HENDERSON LEON HILZER JOHN HOGAN HARRIET HOWARD MARY HOWELL BILL HUDSON DOT HUGGINS REED HUGHES HAROLD JACOBS KENNETH JACOBS BETTY JOHNSON FRED B. JOHNSON MAURICE JOHNSON TRAVIS JONES JAMES KELLY DOUGLAS KENDRICK MICHEL KENNEDY HELEN KINARD NINA JO KING WAYNE KING JEROME KLEIN ANN KNIGHT JEAN KNIGHT JAMES KROTTS WILEY LALTER MAX LANE HORACE MADDOX JUANITA MAJORS GRACE MARTIN VIRGINIA MARTIN JOHN MAUND ELINOR McALIlEY MAJOR McFERRIN FRANK McGRAW HARRY McNEIL OPAL MIMS MARGARET MIXON EDDIE MOORE RUTH MOORE FAYE MOTLEY LOUIS MULLINS MITCHELL NALL ROBERT NEWMAN JOSEPH NEWTON o U PERRY NICHOLS WALLACE NOLIN WALTER NOLIN JOHN T. PARKER OUIDA PARKER JOE PAYNE WILENE PAYNE MARY JO PEACOCK ANNIE RUTH PLEASE BETTY POPE DOROTHY POTMESIL LACEY POWELL BENNIE PRICE LESTER PRICE MACK PRIMM HOWARD QUATTLEBAUM LEON A. REDMOND BETTY REEVES JAMES H. REEVES JOYCE RENFROE HAROLD RICHARDSON MACK ROOKS TOMMY ROUNTREE HORACE SAUNDERS SABIE SAUNDERS MARTHA DAVIE SAPP STEAGALL SIMMONS EDWINA SKINNER SAM SMITH JAMES SOLES LESTER SPENCER JUNE SPORTS GLEN STARLING LEOLA STYRON CARRIE SUE STEWART J. W. STOKES JAMES M. SULLIVAN J. R. SULLIVAN EDWARD TAYLOR MARGARET TEMPLETON JEAN TEW EDSEL THOMASTON JEAN THOMPSON DOROTHY TICE GLEN L. TISDALE, JR. JANICE TRAMMELL JOHNNIE TROBOUGH LONNIE VALENTINE DOUGLAS WALLACE DOYCE WALLACE IKE WALLACE VIRGINIA WHATLEY ROSEMARY WHITE EARL WHITEHURST MARAGEM WHITMAN MARTHA WILKES ELAINE WILKINSON FRANK WILLIAMS L. B. WILLIAMS MARIE WILLIAMS SARA WRIGHT MY SONG My song is the wind ' s song, The song of the wandering sea; And the burning song of the desert Shall ever belong to me. My song is the tree ' s song, The song of flowers in bloom; And the happy singing of children Shall ever enchant my room. My song is the road song — To tread where the noble have trod — And I know that my song is beaut iful, Because it comes from God. -Travis Jones, Freshman. ANNUAL , Gene Ramage, Manager,- Bennie Price, Sue Grimes, Howard Pelham, Alma Allen (not showni. STAFF f 1 % TOMMY Editor ROUNTREE ■in-Chief JAMES HEATH Associate Editor BUSINESS STAFF OLIVIA WEED Assistant Editor ART STAFF Henry Coale, Porter Bostic, Fred Taylor, Editor; Albert Anderson, Robert Burch, Jean Thompson (not CIRCULATION STAFF A l£ Marion Battley, Manager; Grace Nichols, A. C. Calhoon, Betty Kirk- land (not shi . COMPOSING STAFF Mimi Clower, Editor,- Sara Moses, Betty Reeves (not shown). CLASS STAFF fc% ' A - " r _ .A, Robert Andress, Herbert Connell, Jessie Faison, Jack Solomon, Editor. m Dorothy Jacobs, Jimmie Ruth Mil- ton, Editor; Arthur Sumner, Jonnie Sue Boswell. DR. EMMETT Faculty KILPATRICK Advisor FEATURE STAI ! F SPORTS STAFF JL i L, Charlie C Sewi anter, Jane Wei si 1, Editor,- Ellis 1 ch, Buford 3ush. Tommy Towey, Editor; George Far- ris, Paris Clark. COLLEGE LIFE STAFF TYPING STAFF A P P P e nd Wl M «±uZ. James P Stephensoi a t r e n o s, N -i, Editor; L. D. lary Price Valentine. Conrad Owens, Marianne Bowdoin, Sarah Brown. HAZEL ROBERTS fl com JEAN LONG JANE WELCH tkSlA. JEAN THOMPSON BUDDY O ' NEAL MARY ARNOLD GEORGE (Plow Boy) MADDOX MIMI CLOWER BILL COFFIELD ANN KNIGHT WHO ' S WHO IN AMERICAN COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES FIRST ROW: Left to Right: Bruce Long, Jeanette Cooper, Nancy McGraw, Alma Allen, Mike Bannon. SECOND ROW: Jcmes Byrd, Bill Ccffield, Buford Sewell, Robert Andress, Dan Easterling. MISS HOMECOMING SWEETHEART OF PACE HALL MIMI CLOWER THE MARCH OF TIME VALENTINE BALL. The main attraction of this affair was the crowning of Anne Hadley. She was chosen by popular vote of S. T. C. students as miss S. T. C. Music was furnished by S. T. C. Troy Wavemen and the decorations carried out the Valentine theme. Miss S. T. C. walked through a large red Valentine at one end of Wright Hall and was crowned by Dr. C. B. Smith. Edwin Howard, President of S. G. A., gave Miss Hadley her Queen ' s bouquet of red roses. P I Z E N. " Pizen, " written and directed by J. W. Blackwell, can easily be said to be one of the most -moving performances the dramatic department of S. T. C. produced. The cast, headed by Miss Dorothy Pope, was superb. Mary Jane Thompson and Ernest Bazemore, as the parents and Regal Willis as the spoiled rich man ' s son, gave excellent performances. Frances Beck, sister, and Jack Solomon, brother, were very good as supporting cast with Erskine Key as sheriff. Mr. Blackwell ' s directing was good, because both performances were " swell. " SPRING RECITALS. The S. T. C. Band, Choir, and individual musicians presented the annual spring recital in three separate programs. The Band, under the direction of Mr. Larry Peterson, and accompanied by Miss Flake Joiner was a program enjoyed by many. The Choir has a reputation as being tops in this state, and this recital was positive proof of this. Sewal ' s special numbers were presented by the choir. The piano and voice recital, consisting of students of Mrs. R. H. Erwin, and Mrs. George Rainer, was the last of the Spring Recitals. This was really a fine program, displaying much fine talent as solo pianists and singers. This series of musical programs was presented by the Music Department and was considered the height of entertainment to our school and many visitors. GEORGE WASHINGTON SLEPT HERE. This hilarious comedy was presented by the dramatic department of S. T. C, under the competent direction of Miss Jeanette Stout. The leading cast was: Bruce Long, Joyce Rump, Martha MacCartney, Louis Tilley, Don Dearborn, James Byrd, Bill Coffield. Supporting cast: Frances Webb, Marjorie Taylor, Marion Nixon, James Patrenos, June MacArthur, and, John Jackson. COTTON BALL. The S. T. C. V. sponsored the Cotton Ball in the Spring Quarter, 1947. At this ball Miss Marion Bowers was crowned Cotton Queen by Tommy Towey, president of the S. T. C. V. The S. T. C. Wavemen furnished the music, and scenes from the Old South decorated Wright Hall. PIANO RECITAL. Three students of Mrs. R. H. Erwin were presented in a recital given in Kilby Auditorium as a mid-summer musical program open to the public. Mr. Aubry Redmon, former S . T. C. pupil, Mr. Raymond Yarbrough, and Mr. James Patrenos performed, and the program was well received by all. SQUARE DANCE. S. T. C. really goes for square dancing as we saw in the two nights the school sponsored square dancing in Wright Hall. Professional musicians and instructors were engaged to make this event a real success. Wright Hall really rocked and a big time was had by all. BIG SISTER PICNIC AND MIXER DANCE. The first social function of the fall quar- ter was the big sister picnic and the mixer dance. The picnic grounds and all the girls going to school here participated in it. The big sisters, upper-classmen, were responsible for getting their little sister to go to the event; thus the name, " Big Sister Picnic. " The " Mixer Dance, " strictly informal, followed the picnic. " No Dates " was the rule of the evening. This made getting acquainted with more people much easier, and gave the social affairs of S. T. C. a " bang-up " start-off. THANKSGIVING DANCE. The first formal of the fall quarter was the Thanksgiving Dance. The Troy Wavemen supplied their usual good music. The dance was considered an outstanding success. It was sponsored by the Sophomore Class. CHRISTMAS DANCE. Pace Hall sponsored the Xmas dance that was held in Wright Hall. The music was rendered by Jeff Bradford ' s Troy Wavemen and the decora- tions were of the Christmas theme with two huge Christmas trees as the center attrac- tions. CHOIR AND BAND XMAS CONCERTS. The S. T. C. music department presented its band and choir in the annual Christmas Concerts on December 19, 1947. The band gave its concert at 9:50 on Wednesday morning. The music, band ar- rangements of Christmas Carols, could not have been better. Mr. Stephenson and his band deserve a large note of appreciation for this concert. At 8:00 on Wednesday night, the choir gave the Cantata, " King of Kings " with several students as soloists. S. T. C. is very proud of our fine choir and Mr. Stephenson. They showed us what an excellent choir they are when they gave this concert. 1947 HOMECOMING. The Homecoming program opened with an evening piano and voice recital featuring Eloise Temple Anspach, pianist, from the faculty of the Cadek Conservatory, Tennessee. After this recital, the Homecoming Dance was held in Wright Hall. Music was fur- nished by the college Dance Band. The following day, the program was: Registration, conducted tours of the campus, an address by Senator Lister Hill, dedication of Pace Hall in memorium to Dr. M. D. Pace, alumni meeting, barbecue dinner, arts program, tea, and finally a football game to end the festivities. Miss Ann Wood was elected Miss Homecoming, and was crowned Queen of Home- coming during the Annual Dance. COLLEGE APPRECIATION DAY. The town of Troy sponsored S. T. C. Appreciation Day and the ball game with Middle Tennessee that night. The event started with a parade through the town of Troy. Three cars in which Dr. Smith, Mayor Thompson, and Mrs. Tobiska were riding, lead the parade. Next came the college band, lead by Prentis Melder, drum major, with Betty Reeves, Jane Griffin, Jonnie Sue Boswell, Jerry Crump, Bettye Doswell, and Anne Harris as majorettes. The Pep Club was next in line, and then came the floats. The Troy High School band joined the parade at the corner of South Bru ' ndidge and Elm Streets. The parade stopped in town near the monument on the square. Here Mayor Thompson presented Dr. Smith with a plaque from the town of Troy to S. T. C. A prize to the best float was presented to the " Specs " Club. A Publications float Palladium and Tropolitan) was awarded second prize and S. G. A. received third. CARL SANDBURG VISITS S. T. C. A huge crowd gathered in Wright Hall to see and hear Carl Sandburg, one of the colloge ' s mose important guests. Mr. Sandburg held his audience for an hour and a half, and if he had chosen, he could have made it longer. ROTARY INTERNATIONAL LECTURES. Four lectures by outstanding speakers on international topics were attended by many college and townspeople. Stephen B. Labunski spoke on " Understanding the Slavic Peoples, " next Hubert S. Liang spoke on " Understanding the Peoples of China, " Hans W. Rosenhauph on " Peoples of Western Europe ' Newton H. Bell on " Understanding the Peoples of the Moslem World. " UNIVERSITY TRIO. The String Trio from the University of Alabama gave a very fine program in Kilby Auditorium for students and visitors. Dr. Alton O ' Steen wos pianist, Mr. Ottaker Cadek, violinist, and Miss Margaret Christy was the violincel I ist. F Lets Talk Things Over lil Beats the barracks. Anything New? Legs go, folks. THAT MEAT SCOTT BOA ES NO SY, SA ' T T P V l " ' EXPLOS VE START BALL-BEARING ALL IN l A A .--- (WEST GEORGIA ' ) HERES THE BASIS FOR IT S THAT A CHEMISTRY BOOK ? SU TED FO l S VG S A G WE HAVE CARS, TOO i HOMECOMING COZOA AT 0 V W SH THAT CALL WOULD COME -HP P i £ ST BEAR. WITH US THAT BEAUTIFUL CITY FRDGY WEMT ACOU V A ' AND HB DJD FLV H£ AVEHS SAKE, HOLD T GHT WHY THE CROWD ? CASEY ? THE GOAL f USH m KAPPA DELTA PI Kappa Delta Pi is a national honorary society in education. The purpose of it is to encourage high professional, intellectual, and personal standards and to recognize outstanding contributions to educa- tion. The Zeta Gamma Chapter was formed on this campus on May 18, 1946. OFFICERS ROBERT ANDRESS President FRED TAYLOR First Vice-President FRANCES TAYLOR Second Vice-President and Recording Secretary MARTHA ANN SMITH and BILLIE COMPTON . . . . Corresponding Secretaries MIRIAM PARKER Treasurer DR. R. H. ERVIN Faculty Advisor FIRST ROW: left to right: A. C. Calhoun, Dorothy Jacobs, Frances Taylor, Billie Compton, Dorothy Pope, Charlie Norris, Bruce Long, Robert Andress. SECOND ROW: Dr. Hugh Ervin, Fred Taylor, Mike Bannon, Gene Ramage, Virginia Franklin, Miss Thelma Cates, Julia Bedsole. THIRD ROW: James Byrd, Dr. C. B. Smith, Marion " Jug " Battley, Tommy Towey, Dr. G. R. Boyd. NOT SHOWN: Alma Allen, Betty Crenshaw, Martha Ann Smith, Elbert L. Herrington, Miriam McNair Parker, William " Bill " Coffield, Mr. A. S. Sartain, Miss Olivia Elder, Mrs. Lenice V. Stephaft, Miss Loraine Hamil, Dr. Emmett Kilpatrick, Miss Mary Woolley, Mrs. Mary Lockridge. THE INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS CLUB The International Relations Club strives to promote good will toward those of other lands by foster- ing increased interest and understanding of foreign peoples and their countries through studies of their problems and activities. Membership is granted to anyone who is sincerely inte rested in international relations and dis- plays interest by attending meetings. OFFICERS BUFORD SEWELL President TOMMY GARRETT Vice-President MARY JANE THOMSEN Secretary DOROTHY JACOBS Treasurer KATHRYN MIXSON Reporter FIRST ROW-, left to right: William Easterling, Lyle Garner, Betty Crenshaw, Jimmie Ruth Milton, Grover Mooneyham. SECOND ROW: Frances Taylor, Dorothy Jacobs, Gene Ramage, Buford Sewell, Jack Smith. THIRD ROW: James Horn, Lewis Mullins, Erskine Key, Professor A. S. Sartain. FOURTH ROW: James Byrd, Robert Andress, Mr. H. E. Sterkx. NOT SHOWN: Harry McNeil, Willene Payne, Hazel Roberts, Elouise Ryals, Ernestine Smith, Rita Smith, Jim Sullivan, Benny Sheppard, Mary Jane Thomsen, Mawk Arnold, George Arrants, Mike Bannon, John Blackshear, J. D. Clinkscales, Geraldine Cobb, Martha Collins, Edwin Fleming, Thomas Garrett, James Heath, Dudley Johnson, Richard C. Jones, Kathryn Mixson. THE SPECS CLUB MOTTO: " WE SEE THINGS " The purpose of the Specs Club is to promote and further interest and understanding in the fields of natural and physical science. OFFICERS MARION BATTLEY President RICHARD JONES Vice-President FRANK HERRON Secretary-Treasurer FIRST ROW: left to right: Sue Grimes, Fannie Greene, Willene Payne, Betty Crenshaw, Mi mi Clower, Marion Battley, Glenn Neal. SECOND ROW: Edwin Fleming, John Bullock, Faye Holmes, Lyle Garner, Reva Thompson, Vernon Kilpat- rick, Frank Herron, Richard Jones. THIRD ROW: Sam Meeks, William M. Thomas, Charlie Norris, Grover Mooneyham, Bennie Sheppard, Ollie Baker, Bill Coffield, Bill Lloyd. FOURTH ROW: Miss Mary Woolley, Dr. C. M. Farmer, Dr. G. R. Boyd, Mr. W. T. Wilks. NOT SHOWN: George Roberts, Charles Land, Richard Lowe, J. D. Wilks, Thomas Snell, William Wise, Joe Stanton, Mrs. G. R. Boyd. pmt DRAMATICS CLUB The Troy State Teachers College Dramatics Club was organized to develop dramatic talent and the art of acting, to cultivate a taste for the best in drama, and to unite the talents of the students. OFFICERS OLLIE BAKER President MARTHA GIBSON Vice-President JACK SOLOMON Secretary MARY ARNOLD Treasurer MARY JANE THOMSEN Recording Secretary DONALD DEARBORN, MERLIN CASEY . Custodians of Props FRONT ROW: left to right: Nancy McGraw, Frances Webb, Dorothy Pope, Ollie Baker, Martha McCart- ney, Virginia Borland, Zurlene Franklin, Frances Beck. SECOND ROW: Bruce Long, Julia Bedsole, Jimmie Ruth Milton, Martha Gibson, Mary Arnold, Hazel Roberts, Jeanette Cooper. THIRD ROW: Louie Tillery, Sam Meeks, Blue Barber, Erskine Key, Jack Solomon, Regal Willis, Frank Herron. FOURTH ROW: Donald Dearborn, James Byrd, Francis Evans, Robert Andress, James Patrenos, Jack W. Smith. FIFTH ROW: John Bedsole, John Jackson, Ernest Bazemore, Bill Coffield, Charles Tapley, Howard Pelham. CONCERT BAND Clarinets: Bassoon: Trombone: Geoff Bradford Jeanne Goodman James Howard Mary Arnold Flute: LaMar DeLoach Kenneth Jacobs Roderick Don Robinson Harold Jacobs Erskine Key George Lewis Grace Martin Annie Ruth Pleas Nellie Spivey Glenn Starling Alto Horn: Baritone: Billy Middlebrooks Ann Moore James Patrenos Hazel Roberts Grafton Asher Tuba: LeMar Stephen Mary Price Stephenson Dorothy White Rosemary White Jack Solomon Leola Styron Trumpet: Charles Confer Billy Lloyd Edward Moore Robert Brantley Percussion: Oboe: Myra Carter James Rhodes Paris Clark Merlin Casey William Harrison Robert Walters Edwina Skinner Saxophone: William Cope Billy Howard Jerome Klein Jimmie Ruth Milton Ann Knight Bell Lyre: Prentiss Melder William Mitchum Virginia Curtis James Mozeley Norval Steel Lacey Powell Howard Quattlebaum Jean Knight Elinor McAliley Raymond Yarbrough Bobby Riley Ellen Miller MAJORETTES: Jonnie Sue Boswell, Jerry Crump, Bettye Doswell, Jane DIRECTOR: Mr. G. A. Stephenson Griffin, Anne Harris, Betty Reeves THE TROY WAVEMEN The College Dance Band, under the direction of Geoff Bradford, is an organization within the Music Department. This band plays engagements off the campus in addition to playing for most of the college dances. FIRST ROW: left to. right: Sterling Snellgrove, electric guitar; Ernest Threadgill, saxo- phone,- Geoff Bradford, saxophone and clarinet; Paris Clark, saxophone; James Moseley, saxophone. SECOND ROW: Charlie Confer, string bass,- Don Robinson, trombone,- LeMar DeLoach, trombone; Lacey Powell, trumpet; Robert Brantley, trumpet; Bill Mitchum, trumpet. BACK: Jim Vickery, drums. EXTREME LEFT: Jimmie Patrenos, piano. EXTREME RIGHT: Dorothy White, vocalist. THE COLLEGE CHOIR FIRST ROW: left to right: Frances Beck, Leola Styron, Dorothy Glass, Frances Webb, Martha Gibson, Jim- mie Ruth Milton, Dorothy White, Hazel Roberts, Mary Arnold, Margaret Eidson, Agnes Boone, Reva Thompson, Ellen Miller, Jerry Crump, Grace Nichols, Alma Allen, Betty Rogers, Mary Price Stephen- son, Nellie Spivey. SECOND ROW: Nina Jo King, Louise Carnley, Grace Martin, Jean Dunford, Martha Davie Sapp, Pat Stevens, Evelyn Graves, Myra Carter, Dorothy Huggins, Martha Day, Geraldine Cobb, Kathryn Mix- son, Ann Wood, Betty Carmichael, Ann Moore, Martha Wilkes, Doris Leslie, Helen Rhodes, Ann Knight, Rosemary White, Zurlene Franklin. THIRD ROW: Robert Walters, George Cornettt, William Harrison, Theo Carpenter, Johnny Bessant, Jack Solomon, Richard Lowe, Frank Williams, Bruce Long, Roger Daniels, Carlton Kennedy, Lomax Williams, Erskine Key, Ralph Howard, James Heath, Herbert Connell, Charles Land, Donald Curtis, Leon Redmond, Conrad Merrill, Harold Jacobs, William Joiner. FOURTH ROW: Earl Fain, Wilson Rhodes, Howard Greer, Geoff Bradford, Sam Meeks, Jack Mezrah, Charles Conter, Floyd Carr, Lacey Powell, Merlin Casey, Harry Clark, LeMar DeLoach, Don Robin- son, Peter Abt, William Bishop, Mawk Arnold, Doyce Wallace, James Howard, Burt Little, William Thomas, Prentiss Melder, Raymond Yarbrough, Marion Battley, James Patrenos. DIRECTOR: G. A. STEPHENSON - ACCOMPANIST: MARY VIC MAUK. INTER-DENOMINATIONAL RELIGIOUS COUNCIL The purpose of the Inter-Denominational Religious Council, under the Student Government Associa- tion, is to sponsor religious activities on the campus. It is the aim of this organization to act as a con- necting link between the churches of Troy and the students of the College. Vesper services, sponsored by the Council, give the students an opportunity to meet the ministers of Troy, and to participate in the religious services. The highest aspiration of the Council is to promote tolerance and understanding through inter-de nominational activities. OFFICERS JAMES W. BYRD President MARTHA WARREN Secretary CONRAD MERRILL Arrangements Chairman ELLEN MILLER Assistant Arrangements Chairman REVA THOMPSON Pianist ELEANOR McALILY Assistant Pianist MARION BATTLEY Song Leader EDWIN CUMBIE Assistant Song Leader REPRESENTATIVES ELLIS BUSH Baptist GRACE NICHOLS DONALD CURTIS . . . Church Of Christ EDWIN CUMBIE . . AMMON C. CALHOUN Reorganized Church Of Christ Presbyterian Methodist SHOWN IN PICTURE: Ammon C. Calhoun, Marion Battley, Reva Thompson, James W. Byrd, Martha Warren. BAPTIST STUDENT UNION The Baptist Student Union is the organization that links the Baptist students on the campus with the local churches. FIRST ROW: left to right: Helen Kinard, Lillian Meadows, John Jackson, Lyle Garner, Ellis Bush, Martha Warren. SECOND ROW: Sarah Wright, Josefa Dean, Blue Barber, Ellen Miller, Myra Carter, Frances Sullivant, Virgil Collins. (IT. m WESTMINISTER FELLOWSHIP The Westminister Fellowship is the connecting link between the Presbyterian students in college and the local church. SHOWN IN THE PICTURE: Miriam McNair Parker, Betty Jean Williford, Vice-President; Grace Nichols, Ted Parker, Ellen Miller, Erskine Key, Secretary . NOT SHOWN: Mary Arnold, President, Robert Andress, Prentiss Melder, Raymond Yarbrough, James Patrenos, Joe Kirven Hattaway, Mawk Arnold, Ralph Howard, Mary Price Stephenson, Don Robinson, Myra Carter, Paul Kaley, Jack Solomon, Bill Mit:hum, Sam Meeks, Robert Walters, Peter Abt, Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Stephenson. %ht €roTJDlftatt STy o j Sta te. g) gcachfersCflllegf, Troy Quarterback Club Entertains Football Teams Voices Of 100 S.T.C. Students Heard In Cantata Tonight Ring Of Rings ' Opens In Wright Hall Dramatics Clui j Preseits Tan ' Al Geneva Hi school t Jffi At Eight; G. A. Stephenson Directing n ' ; d Nay God Bless Your Chrislams la— - DimiiivxkJ t 12:33 P. M. Krida 5» o e t ' ° ' esV Wg „„ v. , 1 1 So io»° Co s io« e So ° r ose ioe $xoo HO 1 o S « ATHENEUM CLUB The Atheneum Club is composed of members of the library staff. Its aim is to promote interest in literature and library methods. SITTING: Ouida Parker, Mary Jo Peacock, Billie Compton, President; Miss Thelma Cates, Arthur Sumner, Vice-President; Mary Lou Stewart, Dorothy Pope. STANDING: Sam Meeks, Reporter,- Martha Jo Swai i, Secretary-Treasurer; Doyce Wallace. NOT SHOWN: Alma Allen, Emma Ruth Wasden. STUDENTS SPEAK FORUM The Students Speak Forum, a group of students interested in radio forum and panel work, prepares and presents a weekly half-hour radio panel discussion. SITTING: Bill Coffield, Blue Barber, Bruce Long, Robert Andress, A. C. Calhoun, James Byrd, President; Tommy Rountree. STANDING: Howa d Pelham, W. G. Andrews, Erskine Key, Mawk Arnold, Vice-President; Mike Bunnon. NOT SHOWN: John Bedsole, Julia Bedsole, Secretary; Paris Clark, Charles Tapley. FUTURE TEACHERS OF AMERICA The Future Teachers of America is organized for the purpose of giving prospective teachers oppor- tunities to become more familiar with their chosen profession, make studies of teaching procedure and professional attitudes, and have contact with educational leaders. OFFICERS ROBERT BURCH Chairman BETTY ROGERS . . PATRICIA TOOLE .... Vice-Chairman VERNON KILPATRICK BILLIE COMPTON Reporter Secretary Treasurer FRONT ROW: left to right: Sam Bragg, Fannie Greene, Virginia Franklin, Miriam McNair Parker, Betty Crenshaw, Billie Compton, Dorothy White, Tommy Towey. SECOND ROW: Robert Andress, Marion " Jug " Battley, Sydney Winoker, Laura Turner, Vernon Kilpatrick Julia Bedsole, Bob Willis. THIRD ROW: Dean G. R. Boyd, Gene Ramage, Richard Johnson, Angus Lipford, Lomond Hughes, William Coffield, Robert Burch. FOURTH ROW: Ernest Bazemore, Bennie Sheppard, Fred Taylor, Grover Mooneyham, Wayland DuBose, James Byrd, Tommy Jones. NOT SHOWN IN PICTURE: Alma Allen, Edna Allen, Elizabeth Wood Parker, John Jones, Sue Crunk, Claudean Flemming, George T. Roberts, Gray Gibson, Jack Smith, Rupert " Buddy " Greene, Dorothy Finney, Carlos Swain, William B. Wise, Mike Bannon, Ree Davis, Henry Shaddix, J. C. Wilkes, Buford Sewell, Joe Johnson, Carolyn Waters, Arthur Sumner. SHACKELFORD HALL HOUSE COUNCIL SITTING: Agnes Boone, Publicity Chairman,- Lyle Gainer, Secretary-Treasurer; Nancy McGraw, President; Jeanette Cooper, Vice-President and Big Sister Chairman,- Grace Nichols, Program Chairman. STANDING: Billie Compton, Constitution Chairman; Jimmie Ruth Milton, Social Chairman,- Ernestine Smith, Flower Arrangement and Concessions Chairman. on. NOT SHOWN IN PICTURE: Alma Allen, General Arrangements Chairman. Each of the chairmen is a representative of a section of the dormitory. The House Council determines dormitory policies and strives to make life in the dormitory pleasant and worthwhile for the girls. PACE HALL HOUSE COUNCIL SITTING: Louie Tillery, Arthur " Red " Cole, James Ming, Secretary-Treasurer,- George " Plowboy " Mad- dox, President; Ernest Bazemore, Vice-President; Jack Smith, George Hamer. STANDING: Willis Cobb, Tommy Jones, William " Bill " Bibb. The monitors represent the boys in their section of the dormitory. It is their aim to make dormitory life more enjoyable for the residents of Pace Hall. PHYS ICAL EDUCATION CLUB The Health and Physical Education Club was organized to further the interest of physical education among the club members and students of Troy State Teachers College, to orientate new students who have chosen physical education as their major or minor field, and to promote good will and fellowship on the campus. OFFICERS BILL TRUSSELL President CAREY KELLY Vice-President HARRY HOWELL MIRIAM HOLLAND Secretary Treasurer FIRST ROW: Frances Webb, Willene Thomas, Sarah Brown, Bill Trussell, Miss Laureson Forrester, Vir- ginia Pearce, Nellie Grace Spivey, Betty Culbreth, Betty Reeves, Jane Griffin. SECOND ROW: Marie Williams, Ann Wood, Jonnie Sue Boswell, Miriam Stone, Walter Nolin, Bill Kennedy, Jake Ray, Jerry McDade, Sabie Saunders. THIRD ROW: Ed Nail, Asa Dudley, Harry Howell, Max Lane, Sam Smith, Jack Smith, Stanford Toole, Wallace Nolin, Frank Daniels, Louie Tillery, Edward Moore, Wayland DuBose, Blue Barber, James Jones, Carey Kelly. FOURTH ROW: John Gordon, Carlos Bassett, Wallace Joiner, Toy Greene, James Grant Shirley, Joseph Kelley. FIFTH ROW: John A. Gardner, Henry Shaddix, Robert Bronar, Reid Hughes, James Reeves, Lester Price. BACK ROW: Charles Cox, Trawick Gardner, Leon Hillyer. NOT SHOWN: Reva Thompson, Mary Nell Carmichael, Eurito Smith, Helen Parrish, Carl A. Jones, Dur- ward Lever, Homer Hinote, Katherine Harrison, Spencer Davis. " T " CLUB The membership of the " T " Club is composed of men who earned their letters in some field of sports — football, basketball, or baseball. OFFICERS JOHN BURT GOLDEN President FRED TAYLOR Vice-President ED NALL Treasurer GEORGE HAMER Secretary FIRST ROW: Joe Lowery, Herbert Connell, George " Cotton " Roberts, Arthur " Red " Cole, Earl Hilyer, John B. Golden, Wallace Joiner, Bruce Long. SECOND ROW: Ed Nail, Spencer " Onion " Davis, Marvin Carlton, James Baxter, Otis Johnson, Fred Hat- field, Lamar " Doc " Bowden. THIRD ROW: Neal Moseley, Charles " Buddy " O ' Neal, Aubrey " Snakeye " Hicks, Tommy Jones, Fred Taylor, George Hamer, James Sullivan. FOURTH ROW: Gene Norman, William " Bill " Screws, Herman " Bubba " Scott, Tommy Towey. NOT SHOWN: John Jones, Charles " Chase " Riddle, Frank Pelham, Tommy Garrett, Calvin Jones, W. C. Smith, Bill Grant, Joe Kelley, Carey Kelly, Benny Sheppard. GOLF CLUB The Golf Club was organized December 23, 1947, for the purpose of stimulating a greater interest in golf by means of lectures, motion pictures, and practice sessions. OFFICERS JACK SMITH . President JOHN GORDAN Vice-President NORMAN McLEOD Secretary LAMAR BOWDEN Treasurer FRONT ROW: left to right: John Bedsole, Tommy Bass, Jack Brauner, Ed Nail, and Jack Smith. BACK ROW: Henry Shaddix, James Horn, Walter Harrison, M. D. Shirley, George Marcus, Louis R. Scar- brough, and John Gordon. CHEERLEADERS AND WAVETTES Members of the Pep Club iWavettes learn the yells and songs and, led by the cheerleaders, give the football team organized support at games. OFFICERS JANE WELCH President JONNIE SUE BOSWELL Vice-President GRACE NICHOLS Secretary-Treasurer CHEERLEADERS: Frances " Tootsie " Beck, Jean Thompson, Martha Sue Grimes, Mimi Clower. CAMERA-SHY CHEERLEADERS: Donald " Duck " Dearborn, George " Plowboy " Maddox. PEP CLUB - FIRST ROW: Helen Kinard, Nina Jo King, Nellie Grace Spivey, Jerry Crump, Jean Cook, Margaret Beasley, Billie Compton, Jonnie Sue Boswell, Bettye Doswell. SECOND ROW: Marianne Bowdoin, Marigem Whitman, Mary DeFee Blue, Margaret Eidson, Bennie Price, Mary Nell Carmichael, Dorothy Jacobs. WOMEN ' S ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION The Women ' s Athletic Association provides opportunities for every woman in the college to partici- pate in organized games and activities. The Troy W. A. A. became a member of the National Athletic Association in 1939. OFFICERS ANN WOOD President WILLENE THOMAS Vice-President LILLIAN MEADOWS Secretary-Treasurer BETTY REEVES Reporter FIRST ROW: Frances Webb, Jonnie Sue Boswell, Kathryn Wheatcroft, Lillian Meadows, Sarah Brown, Grace Helms, Margaret Mixson, Martha Collins, Geraldine Cobb, Opal Mims. SECOND ROW: Willene Thomas, Jane Griffin, Ann Wood, Betty Culbreth, Jimelu Floyd, Mary De Fee Blue, Tulia Wiggins, Virginia Tatum, Sabie Saunders, Nina Jo King, Jimmie Harrison. NOT SHOWN: Betty Crenshaw, Virginia Pearce, Willene Payne, Elaine Wilkerson, Joyce Renfroe, Juanito Majors, Mary Jane Thomsen, Helen Kinard, Hazel Roberts, Kathryn Mixson, Geraldine Mallette Jean Odom, Rita Smith, Miriam Stone, Dorothy Potmesil. OUR ATHLETES CODE When the one great scorer comes, To write against your name, He writes not whether you won or lost, But — How you played the game. —Attributed to Grantland Rice. BB " ■ I j P M r fl 1. l • I DHL B JP . WvTT ' G • ' 1 TROY STATE GAINS AGAINST FORT BENNING. MR. FRED " BUDDY " McCOLLUM Head Coach and Athletic Director r • SAM SMITH Assistant Coach STAFF NOT SHOWN: Bert Trapni, Assistant Coach; Paris Clark, Student Publicity Director,- Durwood Long, Student Manager. C TOM TOWEY Student Manager JERRY McDADE Student Trainer v.-s IS - Lettermen: (Top to Bottom) BRUCE LONG (Captain) JOHN TERRY GENE NORMAN MACK ROOKS TROY STATE vs. MARION The first quarter of this ball game dis- played all characteristics of being a well- matched affair with neither team threatening seriously and neither scoring. In the second period, however, Troy State went to work and fired in three fast touchdowns before Marion could catch their breath. Lamar " Doc " Bowden squirmed 60 yards for the first tally. Queen ' s try was good for the extra point. Queen also accounted for the second tally on an 18 yard dash off left tackle. Midway of the period, Bowden inter- cepted a Marion aerial and went to the 30. Fullback Gene Norman carried it over three plays later from the one yard stripe. At the half the Wavemen led 21-0. Troy garnered another marker when Halfback Bobby Ril ey went 29 yards to score. Two more tallies came in the last of the game. Scoring were Mack Rooks over left guard from the one yard stripe, and Ted Franklin from the four yard stripe, over left tackle. C Lettermen: (Top to Bottom) SPENCER DAVIS (Co-Captain) WALLACE JOINER JOHN GOLDEN BILLY TRUSSELL TROY STATE 40 - MARION INSTITUTE 0. ft Lettermen: (Top to Bottom) CARLOS BASSETT FRANK PELHAM REED HUGHES LAMAR BOWDEN TROY STATE vs. AUSTIN PEAY With only three minutes left to play, Troy State took to the air to tally two touchdowns and came from behind to whip the heavy Austin Peay gridders 13-7, in Clarksville, Tenn. The Austin Peay Governors tallied in the first quarter. After holding the Gov- ernors, Troy took to the air. After End Grady Parson took a pass to the five-yard stripe, Fullback Gene Norman lugged the leather over. Queen ' s try was wide. Troy was on the short end of the 7-6 score. Troy retook the ball on downs and drove to the thirty, where a pass to Fullback Norman accounted for the final marker. This time Queen ' s foot connected, and game time ran out before the Wavemen could kick off. This was a very big up-set for the Gov- ernors because they had the Wavemen out- weighed in almost every position. Lettermen-. (Top to Bottom SHELBY SEARCY MARVIN CARLTON JAMES SULLIVAN HERMAN SCOTT TROY STATE 13 - AUSTIN PEAY 7. 0 Lettermen: (Top to Bottom SONNY QUEEN ED. CAUSEY WILBER JOHNSON TROY STATE STATE vs. JACKSONVILLE In this game, end play was spotty, block- ing and tackling was done ineffectively, and offensive playing was at a minimum. Jack- sonville tallied early in the second quarter after a bad pass from center gave them he ball on the Troy 10. Two plays later they swept across into promised land. The final score came midway of the fourth period on a pass into the left flat after three plays into the line failed to yield yardage. For Jacksonville it was more than just another victory. They had faced what had been rated as the number three team in Alabama and had ruined a perfect Homecoming for the Wavemen. i Letter men: Jop to Bottom) TAY GREEN ERSELL BECK TED FRANKLIN TROY STATE - JACKSONVILLE STATE 14. »v -» ,i ri (Top to Bottom) HOWELL FARRISH BRANNON RILEY TROY STATE vs. FLORIDA STATE Troy State ended an inspired football season by defeating the Seminoles, 36-6, in a Thanksgiving Day attraction. It featured passes by Trussell and Ezell, runs by Queen, Franklin, Beck and Norman, and tackling by Long, Davis, Terry, Green and Bassett. Quarterback Billy Trussell heaved to Full- back Johney Rice for the first score,- Quarter- back Billy Ezell hit Fullback Gene Norman with an aerial for the second marker,- Half- back Ted Franklin intercepted a pass and ran 36 yards for the third marker; Norman carried over from the two for the fourth marker,- Halfback Ersell Beck smashed over from the one for the fifth; and Rice inter- cepted a pass on his own 32 and hotfooted it down the right sidelines for the last tally. It was a fitting climax of a good football season for Troy State Teachers College. (Top to Bottom) REEVES KENNEDY McCALL KILPATRICK TROY STATE 36 - FLORIDA STATE 6. SCORING PARADE GENE NORMAN, fullback 182 pounds TED FRANKLIN, halfback 160 pounds SONNY QUEEN, halfback 154 pounds DOC BOWDEN, quarterback 149 pounds JOHNCY RICE, fullback 156 pounds ERSELL BECK, halfback 160 pounds MACK ROOKS, fullback 153 pounds BOBBY RILEY, halfback 150 pounds BILLY EZELL, quarterback 162 pounds JIM BEAVERS, fullback 162 pounds MARVIN CARLTON, halfback 134 pounds IVAN JONES, center 1 60 pounds WALLACE JOINER, end 170 pounds CARLOS BASSETT, tackle 174 pounds TAY GREEN, tackle 201 pounds 48 points 30 points 28 points 13 points 12 points 6 points points points points points points points points points points TOTAL POINTS TROY STATE 183 Points 2,494 Yards Gained 120 First Downs OPPONENTS 109 Points 1,657 Yards Gained 79 First Downs LETTERMEN OMITTED: Johncey Rice Billy Ezell Johnny Kreis Harold Blanton Ivan Jones Bill Screws Tommy Underwood OTHER OMISSIONS: Neil Mosley Max Lane Turk Spear CHEERLEADERS iTSIE. TROY STATE BASKETBALL 1 947 - 1 948 C COACH FRED " BUDDY " McCOLLUM BACK ROW: Hilyer, Trussell, Bronar, Burkett, Williams, Hinote, Coach McCollum. FRONT ROW: Jones, Rooks, Riddle, Cox, Wilson, Hatfield, DeRieux, Garrett. Manager Long not shown. DEC. 12 DEC. 13 DEC. 18 DEC. 31 JAN. 2 JAN. 3 JAN. 6 JAN. 8 JAN. 9 JAN. 10 JAN. 13 JAN. 14 JAN. 16 JAN. 17 JAN. 21 JAN. 23 JAN. 24 JAN. 28 JAN. 30 JAN. 31 FEB. 2 FEB. 6 FEB. 7 FEB. 11 FEB. 13 FEB. 14 FEB. 20 FEB. 21 FEB. 24 FEB. 27 FEB. 28 MAR. 5 MAR. 6 SEASON SCHEDULE FOR ' 47 - ' 48 FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY TALLAHASSEE, FLA. CHIPOLA COLLEGE MARIANNA, FLA. CHIPOLA COLLEGE TROY SPRING HILL MOBILE CRAIG FIELD SELMA SELMA Y SELMA CRAIG FIELD TROY MARION INSTITUTE MARION MAXWELL FIELD MONTGOMERY MAXWELL FIELD TROY FORT BENNING TROY ST. BERNARD ' S TROY OPEN DATE GEORGIA TEACHERS COLLE 3E TROY SELMA Y TROY OPEN DATE EGLIN FIELD ... TROY ST. BERNARD ' S CULLMAN FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY TROY OPEN DATE JACKSONVILLE STATE TROY LIVINGSTON STATE LIVINGSTON LIVINGSTON STATE LIVINGSTON MARION INSTITUTE TROY FORT BENNING COLUMBUS, GA. OPEN DATE OPEN DATE EGLIN FIELD . . EGLIN FIELD SPRING HILL TROY LIVINGSTON STATE TROY LIVINGSTON STATE TROY OPEN DATE OPEN DATE TOP TO BOTTOM: Rooks racks two. Riddle sets his sights. Ref. Little on the ball. Loose Ball! 1 LvJ IN JM TROY STATE IN ACTION- (Top to Bottom): Troy State vs. Florida State,- Troy State vs. Chipola Junior College. Practice! Practice! Ballet de la Basketball. MISS LAURESON FORRESTER Director DR. WALTER N. FOSTER Director FRED TAYLOR Assistant COMPLIMENTS OF ROSENBERG ' S TROY ' S BEST COLLEGE MEN ALWAYS PREFER GLOBE " NEEDLE MOLDED " CLOTHES Authorized Local Agents THE FAIR STORE TROY, ALABAMA • OFFICE OUTFITTERS • STATIONERS • PRINTERS » MERCANTILE PAPER COMPANY MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA IF YOUR GIFT Bears the Klein Son Label It means extra joy for the recipient. 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C, TROY, AND PIKE COUNTY 1 DODGE - PLYMOUTH CARS DODGE JOB RATED TR UCKS j J Telephone 490 1 { j | 1 COMPLIMENTS OF BRANTLEY BROTHERS HARDWARE COMPANY TROY, ALABAMA —Telephones— 314 - 315 WEDDINGS PORTRAITS HOLMAN JOHNSON Photographer j Rooms 34 and 35, Folmar Building Troy, Alabama Phone 746 COMMERCIAL OIL COLORING COMPLIMENTS OF COMPLIMENTS BOYD COMPANY Dealers — Agents OF COAL - FRIGIDAIRE APPLIANCES FIRE and CASUALTY FARMER ' S -MERCHANT ' S INSURANCE 200 S. Market Street INSURANCE COMPANY 1 TROY, ALABAMA ' ■■— « ►—- — — -—- - — . .. „.. j COMPLIMENTS OF BRUCE JONES CLEANERS COMPLIMENTS OF HARVEY ' S NEW STORE PATRONIZE YOUR ADVERTISERS j jf» Li J nn V2S f Cft Qaragon Qresa PRINTERS, PUBLISHERS, AND LITHOGRAPHERS czrj-t 14 Adams Avenue Montgomery, Alabama Huio 2 xki rtttts 1 RESERVE BOOK c " lm ° ' - inied ' nus4 - 378.761 A316 Ala. State Coll. 194-8 Troy Palladium 1948 55753 c.2 T S C. LIBRARY TRDY.ALA.


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